101 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Super-Senses / Packet thickness
  
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Unknown To cause a Number of Cards to Multiply invisibly in a Person's keeping cut-off packet weighed, then it multiplies Modern Magic 84
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Cards Judged by Weight, and the Multiplication of Cards two routines (second one by Robert-Houdin) Tricks with Cards 122
Unknown Practical Illustrations - top cards named after cut
- spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
More Magic 75
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenwage performer names number of cards in cut-off pile, with patter Der moderne Kartenkünstler 87
Unknown Gerade oder ungerade performer knows if cut-off pile has odd or even number of cards, red-black alternating Der moderne Kartenkünstler 89
S. W. Erdnase Weighing Cards The Expert at the Card Table 180
Charles T. Jordan The Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades) The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Jack Merlin Telling the Amount of Cards Cut by a Spectator performer knows amount of cards cut to, then asks for another number and cuts that number himself Merlin's Master Miracles 8
Oswald Rae Cutting A Pack of Cards performer cuts any number of cards, four corner crimps Sub Rosa 7
Al Baker The Card Counting Mystery cutting same amount than spectator, short and wide cards The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 481
Theodore Annemann Odd or Even, Which? knowing whether a packet has an odd or even number of cards, alternating one-way backsRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 10
Unknown Up Your Sleeve spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 92
Unknown Counting by Eye cutting off certain number of cards, slick locator Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 99
Unknown Odd or Even cutting off odd or even number of cards at will, slick card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 99
Unknown The "Cut" Count cutting exact number of cards, stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 267
Unknown Lifting Any Number of Cards Called For - No. 1 stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Unknown Lifting Any Number of Cards Called For - No. 2 stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Theodore Annemann Odd or Even knowing whether a packet has an odd or even number of cards, alternating one-way backsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 148
Charles T. Jordan Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 219
Arthur H. Buckley Cards and Pockets number of cut off cards is divined, deck in pocket, any named card instantly produced Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 241
Louis Nikola "Stop." apparently count the cards while riffling, or cutting off a requested number Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 392
Louis Nikola Cards by Weight memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Unknown Trick Wherein a Packet's Number of Cards is Divined Greater Magic 113
Harry Blackstone Card and Number number named, that many cards are cut to and selection is at that position, belly stripper card Greater Magic 461
Al Baker Mysterious Divination spectators put packets in pocket, performer divines number of cards for each, stacked deck Greater Magic 544
Oscar Weigle The Triple Enigma spectator puts cards in pocket and remembers a card in rest of deck, performer divines card and number of pocketed cards, then locates card, short card Do That Again! 38
Charlie Miller Dexterous Fingers Expert Card Technique 230
Edward Marlo Another Rosini performer tells how many cards are cut off, crimps in deck Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 12
Billy O'Connor Cutting Off any Number of Cards using "Instanto" deck The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 680
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin The Multiplication of Cards While in the Someones Hands cut-off amount divined, then number increased in spectator's hands, translated by Hugard More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 31
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 233
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Lighting Calculator number named, that many cards cut off, next card selection The Stripper Deck 23
Warren Wiersbe In My Estimation ... performer cuts off same amount of cards as spectatorRelated to Mental Cases With Cards 6
Edward Marlo Marlo's Miracle Routine: Cards By Weight multiple phases, ace-king set-up, faroRelated to Marlo In Spades 13
Bob Dunn Card Counting Extraordinary No. 60, Weighing cards Scarne on Card Tricks 107
Audley Walsh Audley's Best The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 270) 1078
Edward Marlo Another Dilly performer knows how many cards are removed by spectator The Cardician 76
Edward Marlo The Tipoff spectator cuts off a packet, performer names number of cards cut off Estimation 14
Edward Marlo Estimation Demonstration or Practice several packets, number of cards is estimated Estimation 23
Dai Vernon Running the Scale seven packets are cut rappidly on the table with one to seven cards Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 95
Peter Alexis Red Magic spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines numberRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 103
Bruce Cervon, Earl Keyser Red Magic Variation spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines numberInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 128
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Scales spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection Between Two Minds 7
William Alstrand, Harry Lorayne Super Location first packets of seven cards are cut to as estimation demo, then challenge location, based on Alstrand's "A Card Trick for Experts" (Hugard's Magic Monthly) Reputation-Makers 32
Karl Fulves The Automatic Key real shuffle, about half is cut off, magician knows number of cards ("self-correcting set-up") Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 79
Edward Marlo Exhibitionism card from certain position selected, cut to performer to its original position Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 29
Nick Trost Weighing the Cards Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 19
Harry Lorayne Deck Cuts Itself at Any Number crimpRelated to Quantum Leaps 146
Harry Lorayne The Mate Trap faro, two effects:
- spectator pockets number of cards, performer finds out how many
- spectator pockets number of cards, two cards in rest sandwich that number of cards
Related to Quantum Leaps 222
Larry Jennings, Michael Skinner Impossible Location selection lost, top and bottom card total ten, ten cards cut off, then selection Exclusive Card Secrets 21
Bob Hummer Hummer's Little Stranger spectator places some red cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numberRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 6
Paul Harris Bad Estimate performer "accidently" does bad estimation about where the selection lies A Close-Up Kinda Guy 32
Edward Marlo Sneaking In Mexican Joe putting crimp in cards while performing packet estimation effect Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 213
Paul Cummins Counting On It number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selectionVariations The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 132
Darwin Ortiz The Estimation Routine number of Cards determined by feel Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 45
Larry Jennings Larry's Favorite performer cuts off named of number of cards, last card is selection, based on "Blackstone's Favorite" (probably reference)Related to The Cardwright 1
Bob King I'll Guess Your Weight performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selectionInspired byVariations More Magician Foolers 5
Bob King Psychic Location card chosen, spectator cuts it into deck, with two questions the position is announced and the card cut to, suit rotation stackInspired byVariations More Magician Foolers 19
Edward Marlo A Number For Fast Company spectator cuts selections into deck, performer names its position and cuts off that many cards, crimp, memorized deckRelated to The Olram File (Issue 3) 12
Chris Kenner Sybil The Trick number to 20 named, packet of that size produced with flourish cut, selection on the bottom of packet, number also predicted Totally Out Of Control 157
Bob King I'll Guess Your Weight (Revised) performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selectionInspired byVariations The Breather 5
Randy Wakeman Re-Count Demanded Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 3) 2193
Troy Hooser, Mark Tams Weight Your Turn performer cuts same amount as performer twice and eventually finds selection, faroInspired byRelated to The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 1) 6
Bob King Second Guessing Your Weight performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selectionInspired by The Breather 2 2
Bob King One Too Many performer tries to cut off as many cards as spectator but it's one too many - the selection The Breather 2 3
Allan Ackerman For Magicians Only garden path, stacked, memorized deck Las Vegas Kardma 139
Warren Stephens A Spectator's Estimate spectator guesses how many cards he cut off Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 2) 2611
Roger Klause Count On The Variation Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 2) 2609
Paul Cummins Counting On It number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selectionRelated toVariations from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 4
Richard Vollmer Numero Dos variation on King's "I Can Guess Your Weight"Variations Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 5) 2643
Paul Harris Bad Estimate performer "accidently" does bad estimation about where the selection lies The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Close-up Kinda Guy) 125
Blair Bowling Numero Trois faroInspired byRelated to Facsimile (Issue 4) 8
Richard Vollmer Thrice Nice divided deck, see also p. 2819 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 1) 2737
John Bahu Your Cut My Cut breather, penelope Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 6) 2797
Nick Trost Weight Guess Spectator pockets cards, magician divines how many, breather at 26Related toVariations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 32
Mike Rogers Mike Roger's Version Variation of "Weight Guess" with cards face upInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 33
Tom Hubbard Tom Hubbard's Version Variation of "Weight Guess", also with cards face up, but no initial countingInspired byVariations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 34
Doug Edwards Estimation Proof Cut to number of cards chosen by spectator multiple times, also able to cut to Ace Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 163
Paul Cummins Count on It ten to twenty, first packet of that size is produced 21st Century Card Magic 102
Lee Asher Touchez ".....is what you say !!", number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selectionInspired by Pulp Friction 12
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Coincidence magician twice divines correct number of cut off cardsInspired by
  • "Still Simpler" (R. W. Hull, Sandu Writes Again, 1934, Paul Stadelman)
Card College - Volume 4 891
Bob King Countdown spectator names number, that many cards are cut out of center with selection as last cardRelated to The Breather 3 8
Al Baker Snappy Number short cardRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 518
Al Baker Cutting the same Number of Cards Counted using wide card The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 707
Al Baker Eyesight Trick memorized deck The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 712
Pit Hartling Finger Flicker breather crimpRelated toVariations Card Fictions 10
Al Baker To Tell the Number of Cards after the Pack has been Cut The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 754
Al Baker Weight Trick number of cards in packet behind back, stacked deck The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 760
Eric Mead "Weighing the Cards" tip for stack method Tangled Web 96
Scott Robinson The Plucker number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selectionInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 201
Woody Aragon The Human Scale weighing the cards A Book in English 139
Gary Plants Mentally Count On It number thought of and selection at this position remembered, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selectionInspired byRelated to Lecture Notes - Honolulu Hawaii 22
Gary Plants Count Me In number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection, number predicted with four cards, originally from Precursor (Oct. 1989)Inspired byRelated to Lecture Notes - Honolulu Hawaii 25
Darwin Ortiz Best of the Best position of thought-of-card named, center dealing any named card, memorized deck Lessons in Card Mastery 23
Darwin Ortiz Sudden Impact deck is flicked at peeked cardInspired by Lessons in Card Mastery 61
Darwin Ortiz One Shot, One Kill performer cuts off certain number of cards and directly at selection, three phasesRelated to Lessons in Card Mastery 91
Pit Hartling The Heavyweight human scale, cut-off packets weighed and number of cut-off cards predicted In Order to Amaze 26
Ross Taylor, Brad Hodgins Dead Aim performer cuts off named number of cards, four aces produced Operandi (Issue 2) 13