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Edward Marlo Simple Shift
Related toVariations 1953 58
Harry Lorayne Fourtitude Four-spot as locator, faro
VariationsAlso published here Oct. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 318)
80
Stanley Collins, Cy Endfield Aces for Connoisseurs Collins Aces
Variations 1955 46
Dai Vernon Ginsburg Poke
Related toVariations 1959 36
Harry Lorayne Mated! spectator finds two mates
Variations 1962 175
Harry Lorayne Magician vs. Gambler cards to pocket finale
Related toVariations 1964 27
Jon Racherbaumer Last-Minute Departure
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1971
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 4)
28
Peter Kane Jazz Aces
VariationsAlso published here 1971 8
Roy Walton Jefferson's Jest card vanishes from plastic envelope
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1971 27
Jim Surprise Surprise Collectors
Related toVariations 1972 21
Jerry Mentzer Quick Nomad Aces
Inspired byVariations 1972 94
Ken Krenzel Progressive Aces two methods
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1975
Epilogue (Issue Special No 2)
253
Al Smith (reviewer) Magician Nitely by Eddie Fechter (written by Jerry Mentzer) Feb. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6)
75
Peter Kane, Gustave Southall Gil's Game spectator cannot win in red-black game in which he has to select groups of one color
Related to
  • New Pentagram, June 1970
VariationsAlso published here
1975 4
Karl Fulves Going.... Aces vanish one at a time on deck, credit information, Ace-vanish idea with double backer by Vosburgh
Related toVariations May 1975 959
Al Smith (reviewer) The Magic Of Francis Carlyle by Al Smith (written by Roger Pierre)
by Francis Carlyle (written by Roger Pierre)
Feb. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6)
223
Al Smith (reviewer) The Big Book Of Magic by Patrick Page Apr. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 8)
247
Al Smith (reviewer) The First California Lecture by Dai Vernon (written by Frederick Braue, Dariel Fitzkee) May 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9)
263
Al Smith (reviewer) Notes on the Magic of Frank Shields by Frank Shields (written by Gene Matsuura) Dec. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 4)
343
Al Smith (reviewer) Paul Swinford Lecture Notes by Paul Swinford Dec. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 4)
343
Larry Jennings Stabbed Coincidence prediction, selection is stabbed in deck, four-of-a-kind found
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1976 2
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Matched Picture Cards picture cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up in mates
VariationsAlso published here 1976 3
Harry Lorayne The Spectator Locates spectator located last Ace with an indicator card and improvisation
Variations 1977 90
Bernard Bilis Pair-A-Noic spectator cuts off cards, two cards turn over in rest sandwiching selection and values total number of cut-off packet, set-up
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 12)
136
Al Smith Cross Over Aces using pick-up from wrong packets, see p. 37 for variation by David Britland
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1978
The Talon (Issue 2)
13
Martin A. Nash The Eight-Card Poker Challenge stacking kings and aces for any players, faro & second deal
Related to 1979 408
Al Smith (reviewer) More Ideas by Wayne Dobson Apr. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 4)
664
Al Smith Where Have All the Aces Gone?
Variations Aug. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8)
724
Al Smith (reviewer) The Yellow Book of Mentalism by Philip T. Goldstein Sep. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9)
735
Al Smith (reviewer) Goldstein's Gallery by Philip T. Goldstein Sep. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9)
735
Al Smith (reviewer) Rick Johnsson's Strike One by Rick Johnsson (written by Anthony Brahams) Sep. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9)
735
Al Smith (reviewer) Door to Door Card Sharp by Father Cyprian Oct. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 10)
744
Al Smith (reviewer) Lecture Notes by Rick Johnsson Oct. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 10)
744
Al Smith (reviewer) Playmagic No. One by Tony Binarelli Nov. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 11)
760
David Britland Notes on the one-handed top palm with second card from the top and Cross-Over Aces
Related to Jan. 1979
The Talon (Issue 3)
37
Al Smith The SMITH Shift to the top, with jogged card
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 1979
The Talon (Issue 5)
54
Al Smith (reviewer) The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees by Walt Lees (written by Lewis Ganson) Jan. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 1)
787
Al Smith, Peter Kane Seconds Out mates of selected card are at the same position in three packets
Inspired byRelated to Feb. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 2)
803
Al Smith (reviewer) Playtime 2 by Tony Binarelli Mar. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3)
813
Al Smith, Arthur Day, Fred Snooks Fumdubulators
  • producing false teeth and a skull
  • floating crisp
  • producing a potato from a crisp bag (Arthur day)
  • Irish Key Ring, key ring on false end of a key, gag (Arthur Day)
  • bar bet with matchbox (Fred Snooks)
Apr. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 4)
836
Al Smith Krix twisting Ace to Four, Four changes in the end
May 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5)
846
Al Smith (reviewer) 100 Dollar Glass Thro' Table by Bob Read May 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5)
847
Al Smith (reviewer) New One Cup Routine by Shigeo Takagi May 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5)
849
Al Smith (reviewer) Larry Jennings Card In Envelope Wallet by Larry Jennings May 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5)
850
Al Smith (reviewer) Diverting Card Magic by Andrew Galloway June 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6)
860
Walt Lees (reviewer) Cards On Demand by Al Smith July 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 7)
881
Al Smith (reviewer) Paul Diamond by Paul Diamond Aug. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8)
897
Al Smith (reviewer) An Audio Card Session with Peter Kane by Peter Kane Aug. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8)
897
Al Smith Asque sandwich catch, dribble
VariationsAlso published here Sep. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 9)
908
Al Smith (reviewer) Four Professional Card Tricks by Walt Lees Nov. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11)
944
Al Smith Heavy Metal Aces
Variations 1980
The Talon (Issue 6)
77
Roy Johnson Eingekastelt two-phase transposition of two cards, one in the case
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • Everyman Cards, 1979
1980 5
Al Smith Court Card Connexion picture cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up in mates
Inspired byRelated to
  • Al Smith's earlier handling in Abra #1768
VariationsAlso published here
1980 1
Al Smith Cross Over Aces using pick-up from wrong packets
Also published here 1980 2
Al Smith Stebbinside unknown card pocketed by spectator, another card is sandwiched via faro, it's the mate
Inspired by
  • "Si Stebbins Hits The Trail" (Al Smith, Abra)
1980 3
Al Smith Tradacez
Inspired by 1980 5
Al Smith Combo intro to a collection of sandwich effects
1980 7
Al Smith Combo: One spectator places reversed card in center, performer cuts tabled deck, card below reversed card is mated of reversed card
Inspired by 1980 8
Al Smith Combo: Two spectator stabs a King into the deck between two other Kings
Related to 1980 8
Larry Jennings Business Card Prophecy Move Handling for credit information see Busby review
Related to 1980 9
Al Smith Combo: Three card travels to tabled sandwich, it is removed and lost in deck and travels to sandwich again
1980 10
Al Smith Combo: Four card travels from between black Kings to red Kings, using deck
1980 11
Al Smith Combo: Five simplified Visitor
1980 12
Al Smith Perpetual Ginsberg four Ace production using the poke action
Inspired byRelated to 1980 14
Al Smith Cut:22 two card revelation using cut deeper force
Inspired by
  • "Quadruple Profit" (Dave Solomon, Sticks and Stones No. 7)
1980 16
Al Smith The Smith Shift
Inspired byAlso published here 1980 17
Al Smith Surprise Ambush collectors with odd-backed collector cards, duplicate
Inspired by 1980 20
Al Smith On Duplicates having one in every deck
1980 22
Al Smith Trio two cards chosen from one deck are located with an indicator card chosen from another deck
Inspired by 1980 22
Al Smith P.C. Change
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 24
Al Smith Kace two-phase transposition of two cards, one in the case
Inspired by 1980 25
Al Smith WBD - Well Behaved Deck in the hands
1980 28
Al Smith WATA - Where Are The Aces? Collins Aces, spelling finish
Inspired by 1980 30
Al Smith Senior Control overhand lift shuffle handling
1980 32
Al Smith Botstok overhand lift shuffle for bottom stock
1980 34
Al Smith Adding Cards placing certain number of cards above top stock with lift overhand shuffle
1980 35
Al Smith Magic Countdown spectator remembers card and its position, after a shuffle it is no longer in its position but spelled with word "MAGIC", faro
1980 36
Al Smith Jazlik 4&4
Inspired by 1980 37
Al Smith Gambit small packet ambitious card routine with Ace through Four, all change to Aces as climax
Inspired by
  • "Ace Opener" (Wayne Dobson, Third Notes)
1980 39
Al Smith Comments Credits Chatter
1980 41
Chris Michaels, Jerry K. Hartman, Al Smith San-Tran credit correction on page 600 and 647
June 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 6)
501
Al Smith, Wayne Dobson Twitch Switch "P.C. Change"
Also published here 1981
The Talon (Issue 7)
107
Al Smith Perdup spectator cuts off cards, he stabs a card in the deck between two cards that add up to the number of cut-off cards
Inspired by 1981 2
Al Smith Kings & Witch sandwiched unknown card is cut into deck, it turns out to be later selection, using Business Card Prophecy Move
1981 4
Al Smith Ten-Two standard transposition with duplicate, position of each card is indicated by a coin of the same value
Related to 1981 5
Al Smith Royal Steal card placed in clear plastic envelope is sandwiched, it vanishes and appears in deck
Inspired by 1981 6
Al Smith Audition Aces Aces produced, then they vanish on top of the deck one by one, Vernon Fooled Houdini sequence, then Aces reappear, one Ace in pocket transposes with one Ace in the deck, duplicate
Related to 1981 9
Al Smith Reaper Jacks, Queens, Kings and Aces lost and then dealt out in a deal, one group to each of four spectators, faro
1981 11
Al Smith Damon
Inspired by 1981 13
Al Smith Overcount in Pairs taking a single card at one point
1981 13
Al Smith Jumping Jokers with jokers
Also published here 1981 15
Al Smith Asque two cards used to catch selection during dribbling action on the table
Inspired by
  • "Gone Fishing" (Roger Curzon, Second Lecture Notes)
Also published here
1981 17
Al Smith Asque Again sandwich catch, dribble
Inspired by 1981 18
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Cards on Demand by Al SmithRelated to May 1982
Epoptica (Issue 1)
49
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Cards at Bay by Al Smith May 1982
Epoptica (Issue 1)
50
Al Smith (reviewer) The Complete Walt Lees Cannibal Card Act by Walt Lees Jan. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1)
975
Al Smith (reviewer) The Complete Walton Volume 1 by Roy Walton Jan. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1)
975
Al Smith (reviewer) Simon Says... by Simon Lovell Feb. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 2)
994
Al Smith (reviewer) The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz by Basil Horwitz (written by Martin Breese) Feb. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 2)
994
Al Smith (reviewer) Mindboggler by Roger Crosthwaite 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3)
1010
Al Smith (reviewer) More Professional Card Tricks by Walt Lees 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3)
1010
Al Smith (reviewer) Yellow Magic Pages by Wittus Witt 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3)
1011
Al Smith (reviewer) Coin in Cigarette Lighter by Scotty York 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3)
1011
Al Smith (reviewer) The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard by Bobby Bernard (written by Val Andrews) May 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 4)
1027
Al Smith (reviewer) The Complete Works of Derek Dingle by Derek Dingle (written by Richard Kaufman) Aug. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 5)
1045
Al Smith (reviewer) Intimate Magic by Michael Skinner (written by Jeff Busby) 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6)
1057
Al Smith (reviewer) Mentalism for Magicians by Larry Becker (written by Jeff Busby) 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6)
1058
Al Smith (reviewer) Polished Polish Prestidigitation by Johnny Thompson 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6)
1058
Al Smith (reviewer) Spell-Binder Vol. 2 No. 15 July 1982 by Stephen Tucker 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6)
1059
Al Smith (reviewer) The Collected Almanac by Richard Kaufman 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6)
1059
Al Smith (reviewer) The Magic of the Cube by Various 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6)
1059
Al Smith Pointing the Way see correction on page 1139
Inspired by Dec. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 7)
1070
Al Smith (reviewer) A Boon for All Seasons by Eric Mason Dec. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 7)
1074
Al Smith (reviewer) Tips on Table Hopping by Kirk Charles Dec. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 7)
1074
Al Smith (reviewer) Secrets and Mysteries for the Close-up Entertainer by Eugene Burger Dec. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 7)
1074
Al Smith (reviewer) Spellbinder: Special Issue August 1982 by Stephen Tucker Dec. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 7)
1075
Al Smith Twisted Nerve! Jack, Queen, King and Ace, twisting the Aces type, then Ace changes into other cards and all cards are changing into the Ace and back to normal again
Nov. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 19)
364
Peter Kane Son of Tetradism mates of selected card are at the same position in three packets
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1982 71
Mike Bornstein Sandwich Triumph sandwich cards end up reversed with selection in between, after triumph
Variations 1982 24
Al Smith (reviewer) Triumph Outdone by Mike Bornstein (written by Walt Lees) Feb. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 8)
1087
Al Smith (reviewer) The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 by Richard Kaufman Feb. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 8)
1088
Al Smith (reviewer) Two Ring Linking Ring Routine by Geoffrey Williams Feb. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 8)
1088
Al Smith (reviewer) Alternative Card Magic by Peter Duffie (written by Jerry Sadowitz) Feb. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 8)
1088
Al Smith (reviewer) Kane by Peter Kane Mar. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9)
1104
Al Smith (reviewer) A Visit with Larry Jennings by Larry Jennings (written by Jim Patton) Mar. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9)
1104
Al Smith (reviewer) Sefalaljia by Stewart James Mar. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9)
1105
Al Smith (reviewer) Deckade by David Britland Mar. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9)
1105
Al Smith (reviewer) Marked by Ted Lesley (written by Martin Breese) 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10)
1121
Al Smith (reviewer) The Last Word on Cards by W. F. "Rufus" Steele 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10)
1121
Al Smith (reviewer) Sleights and Swindles by Jack McMillen 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10)
1122
Al Smith (reviewer) Coin in Bottle Plus by Johnny Thompson 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10)
1123
Al Smith Fresh Sliced sandwich/triumph combo
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 12)
1147
Al Smith Production Move
Related to Nov. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2)
1176
Al Smith Terror! only odd backed card is selected in deck, duplicate with same back as deck is found reversed
Jan. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 21)
405
Al Smith Jumping Jokers with jokers
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 21)
410
Al Smith Off-Skanner
Feb. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22)
417
Al Smith Contagion face down card in center of the deck transposes with face down card on the table
Feb. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22)
426
David Britland The Blues Brothers assembly with Aces, color changing back kicker
Inspired byVariations 1984 9
Walt Lees Al Smith
1984 165
Al Smith Fifty-Percent Solution performer tries to cut four queens, finds three then an ace, then queens are transformed into aces and queens found reversed in deck, in case and in wallet
Inspired by 1984 166
Al Smith, Wayne Dobson Twitch Switch
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1984
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 33)
648
Al Smith, Stephen Tucker In the Masters' Image card selected, the other three cards of the same value are shown to be in different pockets, multiple methods
Mar. 1984
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 35)
688
Gary Ouellet Three-Second Wonder crossing hands when turning over top cards, inspiration according to "JawDroppers!"
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1987
Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 4)
1335
Ian Keable-Elliott, Simon Lovell, Al Smith Comment with letters, Al Smith on David Copperfield
Aug. 1988
Opus (Vol. 1 No. 12)
1
Al Smith Tails for the Waggin'
Aug. 1988
Opus (Vol. 1 No. 12)
17
Al Smith Wagging Tales
Dec. 1990
Opus (Vol. 3 No. 7)
7
Marty Kane Poke Poker kind of Royal Flush Production build around "Ginsburg Poke"
Inspired byRelated to
  • Al Smith, Card On Demand
Variations
Oct. 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 10)
1984
Al Smith Other Publication
1991 2
Al Smith Acknowledgements
1991 2
Al Smith The Lecture Game on doing lectures
1991 3
Al Smith Slip Sliding Awaces Ace production with slip cuts, optional retaining of red/black separation with Zarrows
1991 4
Al Smith Last Again with two Tens and two Twos and two coins to indicate positions of the cards
Related to 1991 4
Al Smith The Ubiquitist "Or the Universal Card by any other name"
four cards removed, they change into four alike cards and back
1991 5
Al Smith Metallicaces
1991 7
Al Smith Colours On Demand
  • Cutting The Colours
  • Dealing The Colours
  • Deckspertise
1991 9
Al Smith Almost Faking It "Yet Another Opinionated Discourse"
comments on gambling demos
1991 12
Al Smith The Fingertip Shuffle on selling the faro shuffle for lay people
1991 12
Al Smith Don't Get Lost in the Shuffle more comments on gambling demos and technique
1991 13
Al Smith An Indifferent Bottom
1991 14
Al Smith Farostack
  • Confederace
  • Maximace
  • Kingfederaces
1991 15
Al Smith Workers' Playtime Aces and Kings stacked, using false deals to get them in wanted hands
Related to 1991 16
Al Smith Smarloth multiple shift followed by faro stacking
1991 16
Al Smith Simple Spell spelling chosen Ace, or all
1991 17
Al Smith Quadrace Aces lost, top and bottom cards shown, Aces are reversed in center
1991 17
Al Smith Wells Farogill two phases
Inspired by 1991 18
Al Smith Snap! mate of named card is located by spectator by stopping during deal and assembling the piles with reversed named card in between
1991 19
Al Smith Fresh Sliced sandwich/triumph combo
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 20
Al Smith Packet of Gags intro
1991 21
Al Smith Quarto deck distributed into four plastic wallets for packet tricks, gag
1991 21
Al Smith Jokeroo spectator shuffles and removes the Jokers, there are many Jokers up to fifty-one, different variations:
  • Jokerono
  • Jokerdewo
  • Jokertreeo
1991 21
Al Smith Bonus Era Court Card Connexion picture cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up in mates
  • Going Mental (ESP version)
Inspired by 1991 22
Al Smith Reeling In The Years
1991 23
Bob Gill, Peter Duffie Collusion Illusion three cards selected, Aces used, Ace with selected suit turns over, all have selected King of Hearts, other Aces change into three Kings of Hearts, then Aces are the four Kings
Inspired byVariations Aug. 1992
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 2)
14
Al Smith, Father Cyprian Flip Flop Change called "Elevator Change" by Daryl here
Also published here 1992 10
Al Smith Gamblers Synonymous - More Tales a Wagging on gamblers
Jan. 1992
Opus (Vol. 4 No. 1)
13
Al Smith 1. Ruby Fax "Blackpool on the Rocks"
May 1992
Opus (Vol. 4 No. 3)
13
Al Smith 2. The Immaculate Concoction on Alan Shaxon and smoothness
May 1992
Opus (Vol. 4 No. 3)
14
Al Smith The Real Work
Oct. 1992
Opus (Vol. 4 No. 6)
13
Al Smith Conkers
Nov. 1992
Opus (Vol. 4 No. 7)
6
Jon Racherbaumer About the Illogical Double Lift, Latest K.M. Move, P.C. Change, and Tilted and Turned credit discussion on K.M. Move vs. Illogical Double Lift, and later on the delayed wrist turn color changes à la Cyprian
Related to Nov. 1992
Swipe (Issue 6)
1
Al Smith A Musing "Some thoughts on cards", on card magic & practicing
Jan. 1993
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 4)
2
Al Smith Confusion Delusion three cards selected, aces used, ace with selected suit turns over, all chose KH, other aces change into 3 KHs, AH as well, then they're all four kings
Inspired by Jan. 1993
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 4)
5
Peter Duffie A Far Out Faro Chart For Faro Fantasizers table in which can be seen which cards transpose in a single faro shuffle with packets from eight to fifty-two cards (like 18 <-> 35 in a full deck)
Inspired by
  • "Countdown to Purgatory" (Rod Ethtie, Al Smith's Abacus, Vol. 1 No. 11)
1993 11
Al Smith, Roberto Giobbi Letters
Related to Jan. 1993
Opus (Vol. 4 No. 8)
5
Max Maven Letter things real magicians would do
Related to Mar. 1993
Opus (Vol. 4 No. 9)
6
Max Maven Thereby Angst A Tale
  • Parallax

  • Theory of Relativity
  • Camera Obscura
  • What becomes a legend most? (on how Al Smith wrote “No More Heroes” for the November 21 issue of Abra)
  • Copywrong
  • Sign of the times
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 5)
20
Steve Beam Multiplocation with four cards
Related toVariations 1995 175
Al Smith, Father Cyprian Flip Flop Change called "Elevator Change" by Daryl here
Also published here 1995 16
Michael Close (reviewer) Abacus by Al Smith Sep. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
80
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Matched Picture Cards
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1997 49
Al Smith Al Smith's Version Variation of "Matched Picture Cards" without deck
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 50
Jerry Sadowitz, Al Smith, Werner "Werry" Geissler Hands Across The Sea comments on Karl Fulves and his publications, Crimp #39, Magische Welt #2 1996
1997 129
Father Cyprian, Al Smith The Flip-flop Change time-delayed transformation
Related to 1998 747
Al Smith Three Names in the Counting presentation for Multiplocation, with variation (Food for Thought)
Inspired by 2000 201
Peter McLanachan Al-Together Now impromptu
Inspired by
  • Al Smith problem "Desperately Seeking Solution" in Abacus, Vol. 5 No. 1
July 2002
Ego (Vol. 2 No. 13)
12
Father Cyprian, Al Smith Flip Flop Change time-delayed transformation
2003 1164
Father Cyprian, Al Smith Flip Flop Change
2006 48
Al Smith, Father Cyprian The Flip Flop Change without credit
2006 42
Peter Duffie Al Smith mini bio
2006 160
Al Smith Fayre and Squayre: An overview of The Magic Square
  • Comment
  • Routine
  • Duplicates
  • Summing Up
  • Perfection
  • Square-Up Close
  • Endgame
Also published here
  • "Al's Favorite" (Al Smith, Round the Square, 2003)
2006 161
Al Smith Origeightor
2006 168
Al Smith, Daryl Martinez, Father Cyprian Emergency Change
2007 139
Peter McLanachan Al-Together Now card brought to top, spectator deals into performer's hand, then bottom deal (Revelations foreword)
Inspired by
  • "Desperately Seeking Solution" (Al Smith, Abacus, Vol. 5 No. 1)
2007 24
Father Cyprian, Al Smith The Flip-Flop Change
2014 39
Father Cyprian, Al Smith, Steve Mayhew Flip-Flop Change Variation
2014 26
Steve Beam Rock Bottom Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.
Inspired by
  • "Swindlaces" (Al Smith, LaBal, April 2011)
Related to
2015 52
David Britland Shuffle Cut Aces
  • Cardopolis
using pick-up from wrong packets
Inspired by Aug. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 8)
50
Kris Nevling Expertalk: Kris Nevling on the P.C. Change Flip Flop Change
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Oct. 2011
2022 1070
Justin Higham Double-Crossed Aces performer cuts deck into four packets in square formation, top cards are shown to be indifferent, then they change to Aces, using pick-up from wrong packets
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2023 4
Max Maven Thereby Angst a Tale
  • Theory of Relativity
  • Camera Obscura
  • What becomes a legend most? (on how Al Smith wrote “No More Heroes” for the November 21 issue of Abra)
  • Copywrong
  • Sign of the times
Also published here 2023 54
Al Smith Cross Over Aces Revelation using pick-up from wrong packets
Related to 2024 131
Allan Ackerman Grandson of Tetradism
  • Phase One (card chosen, three equal piles made, mates of selection are at fifth position in each pile)
  • Phase Two (mates are found again with more random unequal packets)
Related toAlso published here 2024 134