Written by Simon Aronson

2001
Work of Simon Aronson

290 pages (Hardcover), published by unknown publisher

Language: English

(97 entries)

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Joshua Jay Introduction i
Simon Aronson Preface iv
Simon Aronson Prior Commitment Two Jokers whisper positions of two selections in the deck, then revealed position numbers were written on the back on Jokers. Uses the UnDo Influence control. 3
Simon Aronson The Face-Down UnDo The "UnDo Influence" control, face down versionVariations 6
Simon Aronson Alternative Shuffles Overhand shuffles to hide face up Jokers in deck 9
Simon Aronson Variation 1441 Variation of UnDo Influence, use Ace and Four instead of JokersInspired by 10
Simon Aronson Variation 1839 Variation of UnDo Influence, use four face up cards instead of twoInspired by 10
Simon Aronson Color Separation Variation on UnDo Influence to leave deck color separatedInspired by 10
Simon Aronson Queenspell Spell the red Queens' names to find two selectionsVariations 12
Simon Aronson The Face-Up UnDo The "UnDo Influence" control, face up version 14
Simon Aronson Alternative Spellings Alternative spellings for QueenspellInspired by 16
Simon Aronson Face Up Queenspell Variation on Queenspell with Queens reversedInspired by 17
Simon Aronson Faro 18/35 Restacking as an Alternative False Shuffle Use out faros to keep stack in QueenspellRelated to 18
Simon Aronson Divide and Conquer Cards get dealt through, eliminating half the deck each time until two selections remainInspired by
  • "One in Fifty-Two Bet" (Lennart Green, Green Magic vol. 3, DVD, 2000)
Variations
20
Simon Aronson Controlling the Aces Way to maintain control over four Aces during Divide and Conquer, can be used for Mark-a-Place AcesInspired byRelated to
  • "Mark-a-Place Aces" (Simon Aronson, The Aronson Approach, 1990)
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Simon Aronson Lennart Green performs for Ginny Anecdote about Lennart performing his FISM act for Ginny Aronson while half awake 25
Simon Aronson Euph-oracle (an Alternate Take) Elimination procedure to locate two selections, using Reverse FarosInspired by 26
Simon Aronson Alternate Take Combination of UnDo Influence and Euph-oracle procedureInspired byVariations 28
Simon Aronson More-or-Less-acle Euphoracle to locate four of a kind 28
Simon Aronson Alternate Take with the Additional Climax Inspired by 29
Simon Aronson Alternate Take Deck Switch Walkaround version of Alternate Take, can do deck switch 30
Simon Aronson Random Tandem Uses UnDo Influence, but with mental stop procedure, selections turn up simultaneouslyVariations 31
Simon Aronson Key Card Variation Uses key card in Random Tandem 36
Simon Aronson Worker Bees Spelling trick to three selections (two chosen and one thought of) using UnDo InfluenceRelated toVariations 37
Simon Aronson Double Progressive Spell Stack Integrate two "progressive" spell stacks togetherRelated to 41
Simon Aronson Additional Mindreading Climax Extra climax to Worker BeesInspired by 43
Simon Aronson Paramteters of the Worker Bee Stack How to modify the Worker Bee stackRelated to 44
Simon Aronson Twice as Hard Cards at named numbers for two free selectionsRelated to 46
Simon Aronson Packet Displacement Variations Related to 63
Simon Aronson UnDo Influence: Theory and Practice Theory behind UnDo Influence control 68
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Head Over Heels move, control card to second from the top, and reversedInspired by
  • "Whispering Henry" (Roy Walton, Five Times Five Scotland, 1998)
Variations
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Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Transposition Simple two card transposition with the Head Over Heels moveInspired by 97
Jack Merlin Tip-Over Addition 98
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Glimpse Inspired by 99
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels, into a Visual Change Inspired by 100
Dai Vernon, Stanley Collins Paintbrush Color Change 100
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Invisible Card Card turns invisible, placed in deck face up, card then reappearsInspired by 100
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels In-the-Hands Triumph Inspired by 100
Simon Aronson O'Aronson Aces O. Henry Aces plot (Ace Assembly), all four Aces appear in spectator's hand 104
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition 106
Simon Aronson Nosnora Aces Aces scatter back to respective packets at the end of Ace Assembly 117
Edward Marlo Swindle Count 121
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Partial Rhumba Count 122
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson Broken Elmsley Variation 124
Simon Aronson Simon's Flash Speller System to figure out number of letters in any card's nameInspired byRelated to 131
Simon Aronson Spell It Out Spelling random card to find actual selection 136
Simon Aronson Mark-a-Place Move Variation of Business Card Prophecy Move (first described in The Aronson Approach, 1990) 138
Simon Aronson Decipher One spectator names value, one spectator names suit, performer produces card 143
Unknown The Deal Twice Force 147
Simon Aronson Two Deck Canasta Two cards chosen by two spectators from two decks match, even which pocket the cards are placed inInspired by
  • Chan Canasta's performance on the Jack Paar show on TV
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Simon Aronson Choices Card at named numberInspired by 155
Simon Aronson Breathing Spell Spelling four other cards to find two selections 161
Simon Aronson Dizzy Spell Impromptu version of Breathing Spell 167
Simon Aronson Queens and Kings Another variation of Breathing Spell 169
Simon Aronson Two Beginnings Spectator freely names card, another spectator freely chooses card, it matches (first published in Memories are Made of This, 1999) 171
Simon Aronson The Invisible Card Freely named card vanishes, then vanishappears reversed in deck (first published in Memories are Made of This, 1999) 175
Simon Aronson Oddly Enough Simple game as bet, magician keeps winningInspired by 179
Simon Aronson Rap-Ace-ious Magician raps while locating the four Aces (credits for all the sleights used are given) 184
Simon Aronson Stalking the Stack Introducing the new tricks in this Aronson stack section 193
Simon Aronson Aces Awry (Producing the Aces) Tries to spell suit of selection, but wrong 3 times - finally gets the value (Ace), and produces all four AcesVariations 198
Unknown Riffle Force Related to 199
Simon Aronson Revelations "Along the Way" Variation on Aces AwryInspired by 202
Simon Aronson The Double Push Off Using the Double Push off to overcome awkward spellings in Aces AwryInspired by 204
Simon Aronson Reverse Dealing Variation on Aces AwryInspired by 204
Simon Aronson Other Ace Productions Alternative procedure for Aces Awry that disturbs stack but is fastInspired by 208
Simon Aronson Four on a Match (Producing the Fours) Finds selection (a Four) through spelling, then finds all FoursRelated toVariations 209
Simon Aronson Four More Alternative procedures for Four on a MatchInspired by 211
Simon Aronson Jack Coincidence (Producing the Jacks) Selection is predicted with mate, and selection is stabbed in deck, around two matching matesInspired byVariations 213
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move 214
Simon Aronson Paired Color Alternative Alternative procedure for Jack CoincidenceInspired by 215
Simon Aronson The Mind Reading Deck, Part 6 (Producing the Sixes) Find selection by spelling, produce all the Sixes as a climax 217
Simon Aronson The Mind Reading Deck, Part 9 (Producing the Nines) Find selection by spelling, produce all the Sixes as a climaxVariations 220
Simon Aronson Mirror Nines Variation of Mine Reading Deck Part 9, with reverse Aronson stackInspired by 221
Simon Aronson Direct to the Nines Extra idea to find Nines in fast wayInspired by 222
Simon Aronson The Mind Reading Deck, Part 7 (Producing the Sevens) Selection is found in sandwich, produce four Sevens as climax 223
Simon Aronson Two by Four (Producing the Twos) Spell to three Twos, final Two produced with flourishVariations 226
Nate Leipzig Spin Cut Production Credits given 228
Simon Aronson Spelling All Four Twos Inspired by 229
Simon Aronson Fit Four a King (Producing the Kings) Spells to all four Kings while trying to spell to selection, uses up whole deck 231
Simon Aronson Mirror Kings Alternative spelling procedure for Fit Four a King with reverse Aronson order 234
Joshua Jay Joshing With The Threes Finds selection by spelling, then produces all the Threes as climax 236
Simon Aronson Routine Maintenance (Poker Deal Restoration) Poker Deal demo that restores stack orderRelated to 238
Simon Aronson, Bill Malone Once and Again Display Procedure to restore order of Aronson stack in Routine MaintenanceRelated to 240
Simon Aronson Poker Routine Deck Switch Deck switch done in context of Routine MaintenanceRelated to 241
Simon Aronson Mental High Card Original procedure to restore Aronson stack in Routine MaintenanceRelated to 242
Simon Aronson Truth-Sayer Lie Detector effect with Aronson (four versions) 245
Simon Aronson Odds And Ends Collection of "neat" stuff with Aronson stack 252
Simon Aronson Last Five Standing Produce poker hands with down under deal 252
Simon Aronson Take Two Double spelling effect 254
Simon Aronson Threespell (using the UnDo Influence Control) Queenspell with Threes in AronsonInspired by 257
Simon Aronson Built for Two (using the UnDo Influence Control) Random Tandem done with Aronson stackInspired by 258
Simon Aronson Triple Trick Tip Procedure to display cards while restoring order of stack 260
Simon Aronson 52 Pickup Full deck spelling sequence 263
Simon Aronson Sequence Spell Deck Switch 263
Simon Aronson Ringleader Ring on and off rubberbandInspired by 269
John Bannon, Simon Aronson An Interview by John Bannon 278
Simon Aronson Bibliography 289