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Theodore Annemann A Thought is Fathomed using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins
Related toVariations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 6
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines book test, using deck of cards in Si Stebbins order for word selection
VariationsAlso published here 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 207
Tom Sellers, Val Evans Forced Prognostico selection appears on blank card
Variations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 79) 517
Jack Vosburgh Monk's Mystery 14-15 stack that forces number
Variations 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 880
Sam Schwartz Sam-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 114
Harry Lorayne, Dai Vernon, Sam Schwartz Push-Through Poker four cards change to complete royal flush
1962 Close-up Card Magic 207
Mike Morhman Red Dragon five symbols, chosen one predicted (in an odd way)
Related to Feb. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 239
Sam Schwartz Tri-Multaneous
  • Part 1: mate & selection appear at same time after slip slop shuffled packed is gone through in pairs
  • Part 2: Sam-Ultaneous
  • Part 3: two chosen cards show up at same position in two packets, using two odd-numbered piles
see also p. 348
Inspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
  • "Mini-Miracle" (John Hamilton, Linking Ring, April 1967)
  • Sam-Ultaneous (Sam Schwartz, 1962)
Variations
Apr. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 334
Unknown Album with pictures of Jack Bateman, Mike Caldwell, Leslie Guest, Mohammed Bey (Sam Horowitz), Bud Dietrich, Pete Biro, Phoa Yan Tion, Sam Schwartz, Mark Leddy, Jimmy Stewart, Al Flosso, Pete Martino, Bill Broderson, Jerry Lukins, John Mullholland, Abril Lamarque, Richard Cardini, Harry Blackstone, Al de Lage, Kent Richards, Norm Nielsen
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 138
Sam Schwartz Working Against Time egg timer with miniature card on bottom used, card under egg timer change into selection with "the card under the timer" line
Related to 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 14
Karl Fulves Babel Sam Schwartz providing S. Leo Horowitz notebooks
July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Karl Fulves Hex Squared 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, see also p. 512 and also p. 550 for ideas by "Eddie" Cowles and Karl Fulves
Related toVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 466
Sam Schwartz Telephone Number Prediction
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 357
Sam Schwartz A.E.-I.O.U.
Variations 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 109
Karl Fulves Mexican Monte monte/twist combo with unexpected/funny cards appearing
Related toVariations 1972 Mexican Monte 8
Milton Tropp Sam Schwartz Issue issue intro about Sam Schwartz
Mar. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 503
Karl Fulves Babel Sam Schwartz, S.A.M. Boston Assembly's Golden Anniversary Celebration, Charles Reynolds's "Innovations", Joseph Dunninger, Buckley Bottom Deal anecdote
Mar. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 504
Sam Schwartz Odd-Even-Odd four odd and four even cards on two piles, on the odd side are then the even cards and on the other side the four kings
Inspired byVariations Mar. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 505
Sam Schwartz Three Way Ropes
  • Equal-Unequal
  • Knotting the Ropes
  • Three to One
see p. 520, p. 550 and p. 1300 for credit information on the plots
Mar. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 506
Sam Schwartz Incredi-Box Magic combination of Boston & Okito box with shims in bottom and lid
  • Construction
  • Instant Push Through (coin through bottom of box)
  • Quick Change (four half dollars change to four quarters in box)
Related to Mar. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 510
Jerry K. Hartman Caught in the Middle
Inspired by Oct. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 565
Brother John Hamman Odd-Even-Odd two odd and two even cards change place, two then change to Jacks
Related toVariations 1973 Epilogue (Issue 18) 164
Sam Schwartz Back Flip double color changing back kicker
Related to
  • p. 202 for small correction
1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 175
Sam Schwartz Modified 4-As-4 Count Elmsley Count with displacement at the end
1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 176
Sam Schwartz Noah's Friends three cards find their mates
Apr. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 617
A. Kojima Lightning Link see also p. 684 for credit information, and p. 757 for more credit information by Sid Lorraine regarding Dr. Fred Ervis and Richard Durham
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 675
Karl Fulves The Second Sam Schwartz Issue issue introduction
Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 713
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-up, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin Johnson
Also published here Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 715
Sam Schwartz Ring Flite
Also published here Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 715
Sam Schwartz Down & Under (Done Over) card chosen by cutting off cards, removing some of those into pocket, remembering card at position in rest, down-under deal location
Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 718
Sam Schwartz Lightning Link II
  • Lightning Unlink
Inspired by Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 719
Sam Schwartz Alchemy with Coins two copper and two sliver coins, transpositions and transformation, surprise appearance of handful of pennies, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin Johnson
Also published here
  • "Alchemy with Coins" (Sam Schwartz, Linking Ring)
Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 720
Cushing Strout Speaking of Spells setting up for the referenced spelling tricks with location routine
Inspired by Dec. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 829
Karl Fulves, Father Cyprian One Thought Ahead prediction in wallet
Inspired byRelated to Apr. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 951
Sam Schwartz Thot in Color odd-backed prediction in envelope, odd-backed long-short Menetekel deck
Related to July 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 986
Sam Schwartz Bottom Deal Load underneath envelope (or wallet)
Related to July 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 986
Harvey Rosenthal Odd-Even-Odd Again four odd and four even cards on two piles, on the odd side are then the even cards and on the other side the four kings
Inspired by 1976 Close-Up Sampler — Part 1 12
Paul Harris The Bizarre Twist! card perpendicular between two other cards turns visually over, color changing back kicker ("The Bizarre Routine")
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 73
Eddie Fields Dropsy Diddle Spectator locates selection by dropping coin on card in a spread, involves a gag with the card printed on the coin and a final card transformation
Related to 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 65
Sam Schwartz The Magic 13 No. 13, two spectators take a few cards and count them, they remember cards at their corresponding position, performer makes two piles and both cards are in same position
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 22
Sam Schwartz Poker Expert Outdone No. 21, bad hand changes into Royal Flush, backs change as well
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 35
Sam Schwartz Ring Flite
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 109
Sam Schwartz Thought Echo two card location, straight set-up
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 131
Sam Schwartz The Fourth Method double backer
1978 Four-Card Brainwave 7
Karl Fulves, Father Cyprian, Sam Schwartz Brainstorm essentially B'Wave effect, ungaffed method
Related toVariations 1978 Four-Card Brainwave 17
Sam Schwartz The Lazy Gambler pokerhand gets better multiple times, changes into Royal Flush as finale
Related to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1097
Sam Schwartz Twistrap Bizarre Twist type effect, credit claim ("Subsequently a midwest amateur published a routine based on a similar idea.")
Related to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1178
Karl Fulves Red Blues ungaffed B'Wave method, "Brainstorm II"
Inspired by 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 13) 1194
Karl Fulves Black Out 2&2, two reds and two blacks mixed, they all change to black, repeated with another set of red and black cards, see p. 1301 for comment
Related toVariations 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 22) 1277
L. Vosburgh Lyons Vosburgh Lyons Puzzle number theory puzzle in building pairs of numbers
Variations 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 29) 113
Sam Schwartz From Sam Schwartz solutions to problem
Inspired by 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 31) 120
Karl Fulves Brainstorm III effect with full deck outlined, no method given
Related to 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 31) 122
Sam Schwartz Hypno-Math No. 8, spectator cannot add two numbers correctly, upside-down numbers
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 10
Sam Schwartz The Voice Of Experience on organizing close-up shows
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 888
Sam Schwartz Forced March 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card
Inspired by 1980 Curioser 54
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves The Square Ring 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions
Inspired byAlso published here 1980 Curioser 55
Sam Schwartz All Red 2&2, two reds and two blacks mixed, they all change to black, repeated with another set of red and black cards, then all eight cards change to red
Inspired byVariations 1980 The Chronicles (Issue 25) 1308
Sam Schwartz Long Range Telepathy over the phone method for mathematical three-card monte
1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 65
Karl Fulves Digital Dollars over the phone game, to win highest value bill
Related toVariations 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 68
Al Mann, Sam Schwartz The Secret Thrust loading, cards, billets or envelopes into a wallet, morse thoughts on flip-over wallets
1981 The "H" Factor 3
Sam Schwartz Omega Count five as five while hiding 1
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6) 1060
Karl Fulves Ices and Kings four Aces, four Kings, two cards exchanged, stay separated, and so on, credit claim
Related toVariations 1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 6
Thomas Alan Waters, Philip T. Goldstein Anagramarye selected word from a text is divined, with ABC cards
Inspired by
  • Sam Schwartz' "Anagramatic" in "Linking Ring", Vol. 43, No.1. 1963
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 336
Sam Schwartz Las Vegas Straight hole card Nine of Hearts, other cards almost make it a straight flush in hearts, other cards change to Clubs, then hole card to Ace of Clubs
effect by Fulves, method by Schwartz
Variations 1982 Las Vegas Straight 1
Karl Fulves Atlantic City Stud handling variation
Inspired by 1982 Las Vegas Straight 4
H. Adrian Smith H. Adrian Smith's Instant Magic Square commentary
Related to 1983 Instant Magic Square 2
Sam Schwartz Ars Magna improved fishing for basic anagram principle
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 8
Stewart James Anagram Matrix six cards with word lists of six words, spectator names position and remembers a word on any card, divined
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Anagramatic Facsimile" (Stewart James, Tops, March 1953)
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 10
Sam Schwartz Interlocking Anagrams same trick without knowing position
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Word-A-Matic" (Sam Schwartz, 1963, Linking Ring)
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 11
Sam Schwartz The Astrology Book description of the book
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 15
Sam Schwartz Incredi Test #1 spectator opens book on his zodiac sign and remembers first word, word and sign divined
Variations 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 17
Sam Schwartz Incredi Test #2 spectator opens book on his birth week and remembers first word, word and birthday divined
  • Tips on Presentation
  • The Birthday Trick (only week known, exact birthday with additional table on which spectator has to tell which weekday his birthday falls on)
  • Duplicate Dates
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 19
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Tips on Slate Technique having an index on the slate or a writing pad, or programmed into a pocket calculator
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 29
Sam Schwartz Last Word Test spectator opens book on his zodiac sign and remembers last word, word and sign divined
Variations 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 30
Sam Schwartz Mental Monk 14-15 stack that forces number and thus a word into Astrology book
Inspired by 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 31
Sam Schwartz The 14-15 Test forcing different word in the Astrology book with the 14-15 stack
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 32
Sam Schwartz Demon's Effect using Si Stebbins stack to force a word in the Astrology book
Inspired by 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 32
Sam Schwartz A Fathomed Thought Si Stebbins cut anywhere, top three cards added to select page and highest value gives position of word, possible words are made for anagram fishing in Astrology book
Inspired by 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 33
Sam Schwartz The First GREAT SIN "GREATSIN", removing any letter, rest can be arranged into word ("deletion principle"), worked into Astrology book for fishing
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 34
Sam Schwartz The Second GREAT SIN
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 35
Sam Schwartz The Third GREAT SIN letter cards sent to host in advance, they predict a chosen word from the Astrology book
(A) on card sticky
(B) double facers
(C) double facers
Related toVariations 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 36
Sam Schwartz The CASTER Test procedure to chose word in Astrology book, always gives an anagram of "caster"
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 37
Sam Schwartz Under The Influence stack that forces number and thus word in Astrology book
Inspired by
  • item in Gen magazine
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 38
Sam Schwartz The Morality Test stack that forces number and thus word in Astrology book
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 39
Sam Schwartz Missing L-I-N-C forcing one of five words in Astrology book with stack
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 39
Sam Schwartz Favorite Stranger stack that forces one of ten words in Astrology book
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 40
Sam Schwartz A Book Test in Code stack used to select words, top or bottom of page gives gray code for divination
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 41
Sam Schwartz Incredi Card lucky card from Astrology book is divined
Related to 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 43
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves
Related to 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 45
Karl Fulves Reading Celebrities divining birth sign of a friend of the spectator or celebrity with Astrology book
Inspired by 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 46
Karl Fulves Short Circuiting fishing variation in the "Incredi Test #1"
  • Group Doubling
Inspired by 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 47
Karl Fulves The Silent R fishing variation
Inspired by 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 53
Karl Fulves Another GREAT SIN presentational idea
Inspired by 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 54
Unknown Mind Erasing No. 89, list of objects memorized, spectator names all numbers except one, last one is named by performer, memory stunt, clocking
Variations 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 116
Sam Schwartz Digit Memory No. 93, list of ten objects memorized, spectator names all numbers except one, last one is named by performer, memory stunt, using fingers
Inspired by 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 123
Karl Fulves Sand Trap ideas posed as a problem:
  • small packet counted, quarter card appears within packet, on next count half card, and so on until full card
  • also in reverse as vanish
  • cannibals
  • quarters assemble and restore
  • progressive unprinting (Sam Schwartz)
1983 Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 39
Karl Fulves, Sam Schwartz The Square Ring No. 66, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions
Also published here 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 97
Gene "Phantini" Grant, Sam Schwartz Psychorama No. 80, one of five cards thought of, single-no fishing
Related toVariations 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 121
Don England Geiger Counter Card forcing Joker-Gaff à la Sellers for two cards
Related to 1985/93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 9
Dai Vernon, Sam Schwartz Vernon's Rope Puzzle performer ties his fingers up with rope, pulls, rope comes free, spectator cannot duplicate it
  • The Vernon Puzzle (Method #1)
  • Notes by Karl Fulves
  • The Vernon Puzzle (Method #2)
Related to 1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 46
Per Thiman, Mike O'Dowd Letters Sam Schwartz's "Incredi" book
Related to 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 50) 234
Sam Schwartz Interrupted Ices four Aces, four Kings, two cards exchanged, stay separated, and so on
Inspired by 1989 And a Packet of Cards 7
Sam Schwartz Interrupted Elmsley Count cards no three and four are counted in reverse order
1989 And a Packet of Cards 7
Sam Schwartz Quarter Turn a card turns over one quarter at the time
Inspired by
  • a problem in "New Submarine Card" (1983)
1989 And a Packet of Cards 46
Sam Schwartz Torn Up card torn in quarters vanishes, on a blank card in packet of blanks the card reappears a quarter at a time
Inspired by
  • "New Submarine Card" (1983)
1989 And a Packet of Cards 51
Sam Schwartz Order Restored two rows of three cards each (mates), after some exchanges one of each is each row
1989 And a Packet of Cards 58
Sam Schwartz Four Square with two packets of four cards
1989 And a Packet of Cards 59
Karl Fulves No. 1 With A Bullet poker hand gets better every time it's displayed and the cards get bullet holes, posed as problem
Related to 1989 Kaleidoscope 30
Edward Bagshawe, Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Metalogic No. 77, four coins, each represents a president, one chosen and divined
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 106
Karl Fulves, Sam Schwartz Thought Knots No. 53, spectators tie knots, they are counted and that many words counted down in this book, that word is forced and "of", force book
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 110
Sam Schwartz High Dice set of three nontransitive dice
1991 Swindle & Cheat 24
Karl Fulves Witness six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds murderer
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1992 Deceptive Practices 78
Sam Schwartz Partner in Crime version of "Witness" in which criminal has a partner
Inspired byRelated to 1992 Deceptive Practices 80
Karl Fulves Witness further comments
Related to 1992 Supplement To Deceptive Practices 88
Sam Schwartz On Being Natural comment
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 1) 10
Sam Schwartz Thought Process one of thirteen cards thought of, dealing procedure according to thought-of card (color, value, suit), selection narrowed down by having one key card, see also p. 47
Inspired by
  • "Contemplation" (Interim Report)
Related toVariations
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 2) 21
Sam Schwartz Innermost Thought same trick, using thirteen specific cards to optimize multiple outs, also as phone effect
Inspired by 1993 Rigmarole (Issue 2) 22
Karl Fulves Me Thinks one of thirteen cards thought of, dealing procedure according to thought-of card (color, value, suit), selection narrowed down by having one key card
Inspired by 1993 Verbatim (Issue 2) 12
Karl Fulves You-Me Poker two poker hands, one card moved to spectator's hand, spectator thinks of one of his cards, dealing procedure according to thought-of card (color, value, suit), selection narrowed down by having one key card
Inspired by 1993 Verbatim (Issue 2) 13
Sam Schwartz Sam's Monte tips on the handling
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 6) 63
Karl Fulves You, Babe after counting procedure with birthday a card with value Nine is selected, ninth item on a list matches spectator in humorous way
Related to 1994 Crooked Tales 5
Karl Fulves Bottom Deal Load loading card under envelope
Related to 1994 Crooked Tales 80
Sam Schwartz Sam's Monte
Inspired byRelated to 1994 Rigmarole (Issue 6) 61
Sam Schwartz Sam's Spell name spelled and card at that position remembered, later found, also number would work
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 9) 108
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1995 Card College — Volume 1 149
Roberto Giobbi The Lucky Coin spectator locates a chosen card with a coin
Related toVariations 1995 Card College — Volume 1 241
Darwin Ortiz Bottom Deal Load loading card under wallet
Related to 1995 Cardshark 72
Sam Schwartz Road Scholar horse race plot
Related to 1995 Underworld (Issue 2) 15
Jo Sarles, Sam Schwartz, Herb Zarrow Letters Jo Sarles is the widow of J. W. Sarles (Jim?)
1995 Underworld (Issue 2) 26
Karl Fulves Poker Vision "A mindreading trick with casino cards"
card thought of from a packet of fifteen cards with five different casino backs (rainbow) is divined, single-no fishing
Inspired byRelated to 1995 The Fine Print (Issue 1) 12
Karl Fulves Road Scholar explaining why the trick works
Related to 1995 The Fine Print (Issue 2) 17
Sam Schwartz Devil's Date "Two Diary Tricks"
card listed in diary is only odd-backed card in deck
Related to 1996 Underworld (Issue 3) 40
Sam Schwartz Fate Accompli "Two Diary Tricks"
card listed in diary is only odd-backed
1996 Underworld (Issue 3) 41
Sam Schwartz Any Card - Any Wallet card in face-up spread named, odd-backed duplicate predicted in wallet
Related to 1996 Underworld (Issue 4) 50
Karl Fulves Informant further comments and credit information on the referenced items, ESPN gag, Steve Fearson's Easy Float
Related to 1996 The Fine Print (Issue 3) 57
Karl Fulves Informant further comments and credit information on the referenced items
Related to 1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 85
Sam Schwartz Keys for Month & Date
  • A Month Like Any Other
  • The System In Detail
  • The Key For The Month
  • The Key For The Date
  • The Key For The Year
  • Day Of The Week
  • What To Remember
  • How To Practice
Variations 1997 Day For Any Date 2
Sam Schwartz Keys for Year & Leap Year
  • The Key For The Year
  • How To Practice
  • Leap Years
  • Target Date
1997 Day For Any Date 12
Sam Schwartz Final Practice
1997 Day For Any Date 17
Sam Schwartz Short Cuts
1997 Day For Any Date 20
Sam Schwartz The Sam Schwartz System
  • The System In Summary
  • Refinements
  • Years At A Glance
  • Double Digit Years
  • The System At Work
1997 Day For Any Date 22
Karl Fulves The Optioned Future seven piles formed, spectator thinks of one in the pile that matches the week day he is born in, divined and predicted
Related to 1997 Day For Any Date 31
Sam Schwartz The Sam Schwartz Presentation
1997 Day For Any Date 41
Wesley James A.E. S.S. E.M. IOU credit information
  • Method I (Preferred Method)
  • Retention of Vision Method
Inspired by 1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 92
Sam Schwartz Plus Ultra 4x4 layout with alphabet cards, row chosen and letters arrange to build a word, this item matches a selection from a deck with pictures
Inspired by
  • "Ultra Combination" (Pavel)
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 107
Martin Gardner, Dr. Irving Joshua Matrix A New Year Curiosity "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
apparently random calculation with a 3x3 matrix, 1997 arrived at
VariationsAlso published here
  • REC Newsletter (Michael Ecker)
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 127
Sam Schwartz Bottled penny and quarter in hand, hand-pocket sequence, chosen coin travels into miniature bottle, first marketed in 1964
Related to 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 151
Sam Schwartz A Very Good Year "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
apparently random calculation with a 3x3 matrix, 1998 arrived at
Inspired by 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 163
Karl Fulves Bar Room Poker "The Second Layout", shuffling sequence to set for deal, nine pairs
Variations 1998 Mutus Nomen 19
Sam Schwartz Back Room Poker shuffling sequence to set for deal, nine pairs
Inspired by 1998 Mutus Nomen 21
Sam Schwartz Map of the Mind "New Maps", paper with grid filled with card values that are later assigned to spectators
1998 Mutus Nomen 58
Sam Schwartz A Weight Problem with triplets, presentation about weight of spectator
1998 Mutus Nomen 75
Sam Schwartz Alpha Spell card named spelled with alphabet decks, card predicted
Related to 1998 Underworld (Issue 9) 121
Karl Fulves Informant further comments and credit information on the referenced items
Related to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 8) 226
Karl Fulves Time Flies "Short Takes"
method to calculate key
Inspired byRelated to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 8) 231
Sam Schwartz Kings Can Count two piles, spades and hearts counted in one packet, prediction about difference made
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 8) 245
Sam Schwartz Fan-Tastic Joker pushed in fan, card next to it noted, then repeated in different position, cards vanish and travel into other half, Sellers force for two cards
Inspired byRelated to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 9) 262
Karl Fulves Informant further comments and credit information on the referenced items
Related to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 9) 274
Sam Schwartz Clock Work
1999 Underworld (Issue 10) 132
Sam Schwartz Add It "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
lightning calculation demonstration with four columns of numbers, reprint of instructions by Ed Mishell for Tannen's
1999 The Fine Print (Issue 10) 350
Sam Schwartz Chain Link four packets shuffled and combined, every suit spelled out and last card is of that suit, packets themselves are all from another suit in each case, two methods
Inspired by
  • "Chain Lightning" (Roy Walton)
1999 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 5
Karl Fulves, Sam Schwartz Blood Brothers spectator's birthday divined (actually only the month) with clock type layout
2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 157
Sam Schwartz X-Vision ten spot cards, spectator reverses one and shuffles, he notes the number of cards above and below reversed card and makes a two-digit number of those numbers, adds value of reversed card, performer divines card and position from sum
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 2) 30
Karl Fulves Database further comments and credit information on the referenced items, Electronic ESP
Related to 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 2) 45
Sam Schwartz Mystery Mix 3&3, three red-backed Kings and three blue-backed Aces
Inspired by
  • "No Two Ways" (Ron Edwards, Ibidem #13)
Related to
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 63
Karl Fulves Double Brainwave "Problems"
five-card brainwave version with transformation element, posed as a problem
Related to 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 78
Karl Fulves Trick Play Sevens vanishes from deck and reappear, poker deal, spectator gets Sevens and performer the Aces
Inspired byRelated to 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 100
Sam Schwartz Fourtell prediction of four cards chosen in different ways, one thought-of, cut-deeper handling
Variations 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 103
Karl Fulves Ahead of Time predictions written on billets, one of the billets vanishes from hat and travels to card case
Inspired by 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 104
Sam Schwartz Sam's 5 x 5 Hex Squared with 5x5 layout
Related to
  • Discoverie #5
2001 Hex Squared 54
Sam Schwartz Number, Please No. 23, prediction counted to, remaining cards form spectator's phone number
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 37
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Kings can Count No. 29, two suits for two spectators each, cards of those suits counted in packets, difference predicted
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 44
Sam Schwartz Secret Spell No. 78, spectator spells to any name and remembers card at this position
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 118
Karl Fulves Mate In 5 5x5 layout, two spectators move poker chips according to rules, outcome predicted
  • Psychic Sub (variation as Battleship game)
  • Mate Finesse
Inspired by
  • "Remove Viewing" (Sam Schwartz, Discoverie #5)
2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 141
Sam Schwartz Twister four Aces, backs change, then named Ace is only odd-backed one, presentation by Karl Fulves
Related to 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 151
Sam Schwartz Color Changing Jokers back of four cards change one by one from blue to red, chosen card then back to blue, red/blue double backer
Related toVariations 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 199
Karl Fulves Joker Monte color changing backs, red/blue double backer
Inspired by 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 202
Sam Schwartz The Magician ten red-blue double backers are openly shown, then one side changes to letter cards spelling MAGICIAN
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 252
Sam Schwartz On The Square "A Magic Square Routine"
spectator takes any row or column of a 4x4 cards layout, values added, matched number of cut-off cards
Inspired by
  • Ted Lesley Magic Square routine
Related to
2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 301
Karl Fulves Alias card chosen and signed, Queen of same suit turns over, other three Queens change into same value as selection, face-down card is selection
Inspired byRelated to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 9) 160
Karl Fulves Helen O'Ploy card chosen, Queen of same suit turns over, other three Queens change into same value as selection, face-down card is selection
Inspired byRelated to 2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 358
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Remains To Be Seen spectator cuts off some cards, remembers bottom card and puts pile in card case, after some calculation instructions the performer knows card and number of cards in case, Kraitchik
Related to 2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 363
Sam Schwartz Simplex Square birthday square
Variations 2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 405
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Alphabet Square 5x5 square, numbers are converted to letters to spell out names
Inspired by 2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 409
Mel Bennett Easy As Abc calculator option for simplifying task to spectators in division tricks
Inspired by
  • Zangbar Zackleback Problem (Genii, June 1952, Oct. 1958, Ibidem #12-14)
Related to
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 109
Jack Avis Jack Avis Notes on All Red 2&2, handling variation
Inspired by 2006 Rara Avis 20
Karl Fulves 3-Blank Monte "Unexplained"
three blank cards and an Ace, all change to Kings as climax, posed as a problem
Variations 2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 180
Sam Schwartz 3-Blank Monte three blank cards and an Ace, all change to Kings as climax
Inspired by 2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 194
Sam Schwartz The Slotted Okito Box with slot box
  • Visual Coin Thru Box
Related to 2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 247
Sam Schwartz Coin Thru Hand four coins through hand one by one, slotted boston box
Related to 2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 314
Joseph K. Schmidt Elevator Malfunction
Inspired by
  • "Elevator Ring" (Sam Schwartz)
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 340
Sam Schwartz Digital Addition three items switched around according to instructions
Inspired byVariations 2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 342
Karl Fulves Einstein's Shell Game three different colored marbles and cups, items switched around, outcome predicted, instruction game
Inspired by 2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 343
Sam Schwartz Coin Thru Hand Boston Slot Box
Related to 2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 362
Conrad C. Bush, Dai Vernon String Thru Hand string penetrates fingers, credit information
  • String Thru Fingers I
  • String Thru Fingers II
  • String Thru Fingers III
Related to 2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 421
Sam Schwartz Coin Thru Hand Boston Slot Box
Related to 2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 440
Sam Schwartz Conversion Coins four silver coins change to copper as they penetrate the bottom of the coin box
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 524
Sam Schwartz Copper Escape copper coin between two silver coins put in box, copper coin penetrates box
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 598
Ben Train The Trinity Concept control concept for three cards with partial set-up, multiple presentations
Related to 2012 Anteater Consortium 28
Joseph Barry Echoed three progressively fairer locations of a card
Inspired by 2016 Operandi (Issue 1) 5
Ramón Riobóo Ram-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Inspired by 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 139
Steve Beam Diabolicool two freely selected cards end up at same positions in two piles
Inspired byRelated to 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 107