Written by Karl Fulves

1973
Work of Karl Fulves

98 pages (Spiralbound), published by Selfpublished

Language: English

(71 entries)

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Karl Fulves Introduction
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer 1
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards Magnetic Colors variationRelated to 2
Karl Fulves Attraction after riffle shuffle cards are dealt in pairs, matching red or black pair is always followed by pair of other colorRelated to 3
Karl Fulves Chromatic Telepathy spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which redRelated to 3
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted after riffle shuffleRelated to 4
Karl Fulves Black Magic effect about matching pairs of red and black, related to Gilbreath Principle, fifty-two double facers (!)Related to 6
Karl Fulves ESP + Math ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cardsRelated to 8
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves Influential Pairs two decks dealt in several piles, red black separatedRelated to 10
Gene Finnell Color Prophecy performer predicts which red-black pairs will match when two halves are dealt after a shuffleRelated to 12
Peter Alexis Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker handsRelated to 13
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups reprinted from Epilogue until p. 29Related to 15
Karl Fulves Basic Color Control certain pair pattern when two stacked portions are shuffled into each other 15
Karl Fulves The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two card location 16
Karl Fulves Riffle/Reverse combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to Gilbreath Principle 17
Karl Fulves The 3-Card Cycle properties after riffle shuffling deck in 1-2-3-1-2-3-... order 17
Karl Fulves Self-Duplicating Set-ups exotic principle in which sequences are duplicated in a random outjog-sorting procedure 18
Karl Fulves Self Correcting Set Ups properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order 20
Karl Fulves 3-Card Sets more properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order 21
Karl Fulves Spread Correction determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle 21
Karl Fulves The Floating Locator determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle with full deck stack 23
Karl Fulves Psychometry and Math pairs of envelopes are distributed, personal items inserted and then performer know which is by whom 24
Karl Fulves Remember and Forget with mathematical riffle shuffle method 25
Karl Fulves A Location position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method 25
Karl Fulves Double Up two selections from topsy-turvy deck, position and identity are predicted, riffle shuffle method 26
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference" 28
Karl Fulves Introduction 31
Karl Fulves Basic Position Control two sections in (possibly different) cyclic order are shuffled together and dealt in groups, formulas that tell whether in case of a match in a group one of the cards shows up on top or bottom of group
- Definition of Terms
- Rule I & II
- Example 1 - 3
Related to 32
Karl Fulves Some Special Cases "Basic Position Control", riffle shuffle set-ups, including an unusual derivation of the basic Gilbreath principle in Example 6
- Example 4 - 6
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Karl Fulves Higher Values Of "n" further discussion of "Basic Position Control" 35
Karl Fulves Critical Value of (P)xy further discussion of "Basic Position Control" 36
Karl Fulves General Position Control similar to "Basic Position Control" without repeating cycles
- Definition of Terms
- Rule III & IV
- Example 7 & 8
37
Karl Fulves Distribution Of Mating Pairs riffle shuffled deck dealt in groups, k-th group contains pair, how to determine its value
- Definition of Terms
- Rule V & VI
- Example 9 - 11
38
Karl Fulves Total Value Of A Packet - Rule VII
- Example 12 & 13
40
Karl Fulves Special Cases "straightforward results"
- Non-Constant Values of "s"
- Constant Value of (T)s
- Example 15
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Karl Fulves Constant Functions And Infinite Decks for the "Philosopher At The Card Table" 42
Karl Fulves A Footnote On Self-Centering Stacks Related to 43
Karl Fulves The Double Riffle Shuffle properties that remain after two riffle shuffles
- The Double Riffe
- Basic Position Control
- General Position Control
- Substitutes For The Double Riffle (random dealing substitute to riffle shuffle)
- Brief Summary To A Short Chapter
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Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Analogs models to visualize effect of riffle shuffle on the order
- Partitions
- The Five-Card Partition
- General Shuffle Analogs
- Polyominoes
- Pseudo-Polyominoes
- The Matchbox Analog
- A Note On Matchbox Analogs
- And A Note On Ordered Polyominoes
Related to 47
Karl Fulves Double Indemnity spectator riffle shuffles and remembers card at position 26, then removes cards from top and bottom, still located, repeatRelated to 54
Karl Fulves The Rue Morgue Problem cards riffle shuffled by spectators and dealt in pairs to players, they remove red or black poker chips according to red-black distribution, chip values and cards added, the total is 28 and predicted 54
Karl Fulves Mathematical Slates two slates filled with names according to rules 56
Karl Fulves Monte Carlo Poker number cards used for betting game after a single riffle shuffle 58
Karl Fulves Future Perfect Miraskill with face-up/face-down instead of red/black, previous selection found in odd-colored pileRelated toVariations 58
Gene Finnell Gilbreath Claim claims that he discovered the principle in 1953 63
Gene Finnell Red and Black Challenge "Magnetic Colors" as set-up for divided deck location 63
Gene Finnell Face-up/Face-down Challenge face-up/face-down condition of one pile matches that of another pile 65
Gene Finnell Magnetic Colors Variation starting on bottom of page 65
Gene Finnell Influential Pairs Variation Related to 66
Edward Marlo The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two card locationInspired by 67
Edward Marlo Remember and Forget Inspired by 69
Edward Marlo Spread Correction performer knows position of two selections despite real riffle shuffleInspired by 69
Edward Marlo Jordan plus Marlo selection found after three riffle shuffles, chains, stackRelated to 71
Rick Johnsson, Walter Rollins, Harry Lorayne Colors Revealed after a riffle shuffle, the spectator sorts deck in multiple stage in colors and pockets piles in six different pockets, performer knows number of cards in each pocketInspired by 72
Roy Walton Miracle Location two card location with red black alternated deckRelated to 73
Edward Marlo Impromptu Repeat Miraskill Miraskill effect with face-up/face-down cards instead of red/black cardsRelated to 74
Roy Walton Influence some red-black matching occurs, two stacked decks, faroInspired by 75
Marvin Johnson Logical Odd Event two selections found and red-black separationInspired by 77
Karl Fulves An Approach to Reading using number cardsInspired by 78
Karl Fulves Odds on Favorite betting game in which a reversed card is part of a same-colored pair or not 79
Karl Fulves Unmatch five red and five black cards, spectator choses five, when turned up in pairs they always are one red and one blackAlso published here 80
Martin Gardner Color Thot Inspired byAlso published here 81
Karl Fulves Reconstruction performer gives deck several honest riffle shuffles, then spectator remembers card and its position, then several more honest riffle shuffles, position named and card found, interesting (also in Ibidem) 83
Charles Brush Long-Short Stacked Deck from early Sphinx 83
Joseph K. Schmidt Impromptu Miraskil with face-up/face-downInspired byVariations 87
Neal Elias, Bert Fenn, Joseph K. Schmidt A Reverse Sleight Variation deck reversed over cardInspired by 88
Martin Gardner A Betting Swindle betting game with three suits after a riffle shuffleInspired by 88
Ken Krenzel Miracle Revelation Inspired by 89
Charles Hudson Match Up Inspired by 91
James G. Thompson Jr. ESP + Math + Thompson ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards
- Adding Another Factor
- Phase II
- Phase III
- Added Notes by Thompson
Inspired by 92
Karl Fulves Concluding Remarks 97