76 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Chaos & Order / Packet
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Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick cards coming out in order via down-under-deal, thirteen-card and 32-card version Tricks with Cards 72
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick thirteen-card packet comes out in order via down-under deal More Magic 31
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 1. first application, ten cards shuffled, yet they stay in order, using shuffle that recycles after seven executions Der moderne Kartenkünstler 119
Adolf Blind (Magicus) The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested orderAlso published here Later Magic 581
Adolf Blind (Magicus) The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested orderAlso published here Magical Titbits 29
Oswald Rae The Elusive Digits four cards with numbers from one to four in a glass frame, arrange in wanted order, second set of cards in card stand Between Ourselves 34
Jack Merlin A Sequence Effect thirteen cards put in order by dealing them in a row on the table, alternate top bottomsVariations Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Unknown Sure Winner Spelling Bee eleven cards (ace through jack) order themselves like the magician wants, doesn't work for spectator Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 60
Charles T. Jordan Ultimo - The Ace of Mechanical Decks trick in which half the cards are long-short pairs glued face-to-face on one end, many trick examples The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 371
Carroll Darnay Mixup spectator shuffles a suit, suit is then again in order The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 184) 737
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven II cards are shuffled and cards from 8 to As removed, shuffled again and picture cards removed, then with the number seven all quartets are counted to The Cardiste (Issue 4) 9
Bruce Cervon Ten Gives Three ace to ten are shuffled, reorder themselves, joker appeares at chosen numberRelated to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 45
Charlie Wicks Sequence ten to aces removed and laid out, switched around a bit, all in royal flush order Expert Card Mysteries 98
Roy Walton Suit Yourself two small packets, one arranges the same suit order as the other The Devil's Playthings 42
John Hamilton Hidden Symmetry producing thirteen cards in order with down-under deal, shuffle sequence to get into the required orderInspired by
  • "Try It Yourself" (52 Amazing Card Tricks, Rufus Steele)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 6) 333
David Gale, Richard Karp The Well-Taught Deck dealing five poker hands, the hands come out in ascending order at third deal, see also p. 550 for comment by J. G. Thompson Jr.Related to
  • "The Non-Messing-Up Theorem" (booklet, Gale & Karp)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 6) 513
Paul Curry Mission Incredible spectator shuffles thirteen cards of one suit and arrange them in order without looking, double facer and duplicatesRelated to Paul Curry Presents 11
Roy Walton As You Were order of Ace-Four changes several times Card Cavalcade 3 53
Roy Walton Happy Families three cards of three suits are mixed and eventually uniteInspired by
  • Stewart Judah's "Lightning Strikes Twice"
Some Late Extra Card Tricks 19
Roy Walton Your Very Own suits sort themselves Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 1) 306
Joe Riding, Paul Curry Mission Accomplished Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 9) 262
Paul Curry Out Of Sight eight kings, cards of a suit end up in order after a sequence of shuffling and switching, mind reading presentation Special Effects 7
Paul Curry Joining The Ladies three cards are torn in halves and the pieces shuffled, then mixed (with help of a chart), finally all pieces are next to their equivalentRelated toVariations Special Effects 35
Paul Curry Out Of Mind Inspired by Special Effects 58
Karl Fulves Another Order three cards arrange themselves in any order the spectator wishes Transpo Trix 24
Hannes Höller Höfisches Rendevous court card assemble under hands of spectator Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 98
Frederick Braue Flash Cards thirteen mixed-up cards are dealt out in order, alternate top bottom dealsInspired by Fred Braue on False Deals 32
Harry Lorayne An Extraordinary Prediction ace to ten are shuffled, reorder themselves, jack appeares at chosen numberRelated to Quantum Leaps 168
Roy Walton A Trick for Mr. Fields ten cards of a suit are shuffled and one card put in pocket, cards are back in order, one card missing, with kicker of wrong card in pocket That Certain Something... 2
Bob Hummer Hummer's Swindle spectator takes sixteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile behind his back, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and without looking reverses all cards back in order Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 7
Bob Hummer The Lonely Card CATO routine, cards turned face up, performer takes packet behind back and reverses all cards except selectionRelated toVariations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 7
André Robert Titan some coincidences with two packets of ten cards Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 11) 553
Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch five cards put in order on table, always two cards are switched and are back in sequence againAlso published here Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 23) 443
Jerry K. Hartman Order Restored one suit is reversed in deck and orders itself, gaffed and ungaffed (faro) methodVariations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 1) 865
Doug Canning, Tom Craven Straight Slam spectator shuffles, yet top thirteen cards are straight from ace to king, gilbreath Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 4) 908
Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch five cards put in order on table, always two cards are switched and are back in sequence againAlso published here Lechter Notes 2
Charles Hudson Enlarged Hartman Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 4) 1049
Jerry K. Hartman Apocalypse Variations or Additions two variationsInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 11) 1282
Edward Marlo Olram's Order diamond cards order, ten double facers Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 236
Karl Fulves Hand Out two hands arrange in same order, beginning of "Handicraft" section And a Packet of Cards 54
Philip T. Goldstein, Karl Fulves Forehand four matching pairs generated, based on Fulves's "Hand Out" (And a Packet of Cards) Fifth 7
Harry Lorayne A Pathway Kind Of Thing bad small packet divination, ends up Ace to King Trend Setters 56
Edward Marlo In Psychological Order spectator inserts cards into small packet at random positions, packet is shown to be from ace to king
Seventh Method (ungaffed)
First Alternative (scratchmarked)
Second Alternative (stripper cards)
Fourth Alternative
Fifth Alternative - A dealer's Delight (waxed cards)
The Olram File (Issue 6) 14
Richard Vollmer Ten/Four at the end some coincidences occur Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 12) 2156
Edward Marlo Olram's Order Ace through Ten order themselves, ten double facers The Olram File (Issue 11) 14
Philip T. Goldstein Duploma spectator removes Ace through Five in some order, performer matches the orderInspired by Thabbatical 71
Philip T. Goldstein, Paul Curry Automix working methodInspired by Thabbatical 113
Angelo Carbone Out of Order four cards riveted together, center two cards exchange, examinable
- Effect
- What you receive
- How it works
- Set up
- Performance
Related toVariations Out of Order 1
Bob King, Ted Biet, Angelo Carbone, Jon Allen, Duane Henry, Frank Chambers, Michael Mander, Nick Fitzherbert, Harry Lorayne Bonus Section various tips on preparation & performance of "Out of Order" Out of Order 8
Nick Trost Lineup Gilbreath Principle, arrange face up/down cards in same order (Bob King variation first published as "Order Please" in manuscript Magician Foolers, p. 5, 1989)Variations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 149
Wesley James SympathOrder half deck face-up and face-down, spectator shuffles, dealt in two piles, they have same face-up/face-down orientation The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 65
Karl Fulves Code For Oracle two suits named and removed, performer separates them from the back Combo 25
Paul Curry Out of Mind Inspired by Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 250
Masao Atsukawa 整理好き (Like to be Organized) Ace to Six apparently mixed up, but goes back in orderInspired by カードの島 36
John Bannon Degrees Of Freedom CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, combo to produce royal flush Dear Mr. Fantasy 128
John Bannon Origami Poker CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, combo to produce royal flush Dear Mr. Fantasy 144
Karl Fulves Kinship system for remembering suit order of packet (twelve cards), court cards dealt out in four piles to separate suitsRelated to Combo II 21
Karl Fulves Switched By Thot court cards separated into suits by performer from back (memory) except two named jacks which are transposed, see also p. 100 for further notes Combo II 24
Karl Fulves Noble Cause twelve court cards memorized by performer who then produces jacks, then queens, then kings from packet, see also p. 102 for further notesRelated to Combo II 39
Karl Fulves Made To Order performer sort face-up/face-down mix below table Combo II 43
Karl Fulves Pseudo Hummer fooling magicians who know the Hummer CATO trick Combo II 46
Karl Fulves A Game Of Touch suit removed, spectator deals it from top or bottom into pile and retains last card, performer sort suit below table top and divines selection Combo II 52
Karl Fulves Kings Over Here twelve picture cards memorized, then sorted from backRelated to Word Play 22
Karl Fulves Four Way Memory twelve picture cards memorized, then sorted into suits from backRelated to Word Play 24
Ken Krenzel Suit Yourself packet of chosen suit arranges itself from ace to king in spectator's hands, see also Lew Brooks' "Order Out of Chaos" (Stack Attack) Relaxed Impossibilities 217
Steve Beam Mating Ritual queens and kings shuffled and then separated Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 269
Steve Beam Running the Scales Ace to Ten are mixed and pocketed, then produced by touch in order Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 268
Steve Beam Testosterone Test (new) red/black order of aces changes, observation testAlso published here
  • "Maeb-Y Aces" in Don Morris' "Close-Up Encounters"
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) vii
Steve Beam Mind Over Anti-Matter Random cards from a spectator-shuffled deck distributed to four participants. With free choices of which cards to eliminate, they all end up with one card. When combined, the cards form a royal flush.Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 51
Nathan Colwell Hofzinser's Suit Selection Spectator selects card from a packet of random cards, all the cards change to match the suit of the selection, Ace to King A New Angle 100
Paul Vigil Sympathy (for the Devil) Cards "or Cartas con Simpatia Diabolica"
two packets end up in the same order, despite mixing procedures, one packet mixed again and its order typed into phone, performer's phone rings
- Part 1: My Condolences
- Part 2: Can You Hear Me Now?
Inspired by
  • "DealFlipDropCut" (Howard A. Adams, OICUFESP Vol. 6, 1980, p. 15)
The Doors of Deception 227
Bob Farmer Triharder fifteen-card-packets shuffled and dealt into three piles by both performer and spectator, performer gets them in order, spectator doesn't
- Mini-me Version (thirteen cards)
Variations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 9
Bob Farmer Macau Casino Shuffle #1 Ace to King of Hearts and Spades are each shuffled, performer deal-mixes them, one is sorted, then both are in same mixed order, then spectator cuts one of the suits and the order matches predictionRelated to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 12
Bob Farmer Macau Casino Shuffle #2 version with thirteen duplicatesRelated to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 18
Bob Farmer Casinodiction spectator shuffles twenty cards from four different decks and deals them out according to their back designs, ends up with good poker handsInspired byVariations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #3) 1
Pete McCabe Pete's Casinodiction spectator shuffles twenty cards from four different decks and deals them out according to their back designs, ends up with good poker handsInspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #8) 3