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Milbourne Christopher Card in the Bag cards placed inside bag, selection is removed in form of Jumbo card
Variations Mar. 1946
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 10)
Don Nielson W.O.W. secret list written "white on white" with empty typewriter
Nov. 1965 2
Stewart James, Don Nielson On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" three colored cigars/cigarettes, three bowls, one of each selected and predicted
Inspired by Dec. 1965 10
Don Nielsen Problem in Prophecy three different colored cups, and three different colored balls, matching, posed as problem, see p. 426 & 428 for comments and ideas
Inspired byRelated toVariations July 1965
The New Phoenix (Issue 397)
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther, Don Nielson On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" using sponge balls
Inspired by Feb. 1966 20
Don Nielson Reader's Digest Card Trick scotch tape secretly attached to key card
Apr. 1966 32
Don Nielson Clocks spectator sets his watch to any time which is then divined
Related to
  • p. 71 for Diaconis idea
Nov. 1966 66
J. W. Sarles, Don Nielson A Problem in five-card packet the cards change in some way
Related toVariations Nov. 1967
Epilogue (Issue 1)
Sandy Vogel Clocks Variation
Inspired by Feb. 1967 82
Don Nielson Supremo Deck Switch gag with light switch on card case
Related to
  • p. 146 for comment by Lu Brent
Oct. 1967 128
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Nightmare In Black freely selected and signed card, duplicate turns over in other deck, disappearing ink and "same deck" approach, see also p. 679 for reference
Related toVariations Nov. 1967 131
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Visible Deck Switch two decks held together, both with three-sided double-color cases
Nov. 1967 134
Karl Fulves By Any Other Name two methods (gaffed card & Elmsley Count)
Related toVariations Winter 1967
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio)
Don Nielson 5 & 10 two strips of paper or bills are folded together, then pulled apart
Also published here Winter 1967
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio)
Don Nielson Rising Cards probably not serious
Mar. 1968 164
Don Nielson Sense of Touch comedy routine with cards, case and knife in bag, with a jumbo card, p. 241 for further reference, p. 246 for idea by Robert Eagle
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1968 217
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Time Out of Mind medium divines setting on watch in bag in dark room, then actually wears the spectator's watch
Nov. 1968 218
Don Nielson, J. W. Sarles Dead Test marking with tape
Winter 1968
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio)
Roger Smith Universal Stud Poker solution for posed problem by Karl Fulves, in five-card packet the cards change in some way, with variation
Inspired by June 1971
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Karl Fulves, Don Nielson Liars Convention magician blindfolded, three spectators choose cards two exchange cards, magicican knows who and the cards, marked stacked deck
1975 412
Horace E. Bennett Sense of Touch Perfected bag made from handkerchief, different coins are divined and date on last coin
Inspired byRelated to 1975 43
Don Nielson 10 & 20 two strips of paper or bills are folded together, then pulled apart
Also published here June 1976
Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Don Nielsen A Big Card card selected, deck in paper bag, jumbo card of selection removed, rest of deck vanishes
Also published here 1977 148
Robert Cassidy, Sandy Kross Wiz-Z-Zip! card in ESP deck is reversed and same card found in other deck, "same deck strategy"
Related to Dec. 1984
Magick (Issue 343)
Karl Fulves Back Story further comments and credit information on the referenced items
Related to 2012
Prolix (Issue 10)
Scott Baird A Nightmare in Red and Blue named card from one deck is signed and lost, another deck is uncased and signed card found inside, its back changes to match the second deck, "same deck" approach
Inspired byRelated to
  • "A Scarf Called Moebius" (Roy Walton, Pentagram Vol. 12 No. 4, Jan. 58, p. 25)
June 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 6)