174 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Do as I Do / Two Decks
  
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Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Gleich und gleich gesellt sich gern performer and spectator each chose a card from a different deck, they matchRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 52
Unknown Marvelous Coincidence two selections from two decks match, double facer deckRelated to New Era Card Tricks 158
Unknown Grande Clairvoyance Mysterieuse two cards chosen from two decks match, three methodsRelated to New Era Card Tricks 167
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeatedRelated toVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Victor Farelli A "Close-Work" Discovery Related to Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 84
Victor Farelli The "Follow-Up" Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 85
Theodore Annemann Synthetic Sympathy two cards from different decks matchRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Tom Sellers The Paired Card card from odd-backed deck matches prediction in glassRelated to Card Tricks That Work 14
Theodore Annemann Triplets by Chance three decks, three spectator select the same card SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 27
Theodore Annemann Dual Sympathy one deck stackedRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 25
Louis Lam Do As I Do "An Experiment in Coincidence", two four-card piles are made by counting some cards with both both decks, bottom cards match Would You Believe It? 6
Orville Wayne Meyer The Guidance of Fate two decks, two cards match, chosen with handkerchief force The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 159
Jean Hugard Follow Me key cards The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 168
Victor Farelli An Alternative Conclusion Alternate ending to Do As I DoRelated to "Lend Me Your Pack" 19
Victor Farelli Do As I Do Spectator and magician picks the same card in two decksRelated to "Lend Me Your Pack" 17
Unknown A Peculiar Coincidence key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 67
Unknown You Do As I Do key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 68
Unknown Identical Thought key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 68
Unknown Two Souls with a Single Thought key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 68
Unknown Follow Me Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 68
Victor Farelli A Close Work Discovery key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 69
Unknown A Follow Up Effect key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 69
Donald Holmes Coincidence creative method to add key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 70
Unknown Loyd's Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde two cards are exchanged from two packs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 70
Unknown A Variation of the Above two cards are exchanged from two packs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 71
Unknown Another Do As I Do Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 71
Unknown Do As I Do In The Dark to be done with lights out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 72
Sam H. Sharpe Domination of Thought key card, originally from Conjured UpVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 72
Unknown A Strange Coincidence each one reverses two cards - the same, one deck is stacked Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 73
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeatedRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 74
Unknown Synthetic Sympathy two selections from different decks match Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 75
Unknown A Card Sympathy one stacked Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 79
Jean Hugard Follow Me with 2 spectators, originally from Jinx Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 81
Unknown The Diachylon Do As I Do Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 113
Unknown Four-Fold Sympathy multiple coincidences, 2 packs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 239
Unknown Mental Coincidence two cards from two deck put in pockets match, one switched in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 77
Unknown Coincidence two decks, one in spectator's pocket one in performers, two selections, repeated (spectator plunges in pocket and takes out first card he can get), one marked, card index in pocket Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 78
Theodore Annemann Dual Sympathy one deck stackedRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 213
Unknown Like Thoughts stripper deck and marked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 276
Louis Lam Coincidence one card marked on back so it cannot be switchedVariations Watch Me Closely 6
Robert Parrish The Real Coincidence Trick two decks in performer's and spectator's pocket, cards removed - they're the same You'd be Surprised 9
Unknown "You Do as I Do" - A. The Sympathetic Cards stacked Greater Magic 270
Unknown B. A Second Example with a Prearranged Deck Greater Magic 272
Unknown C. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Part I Greater Magic 275
Unknown C. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Part 2 do as i do with thought of cards Greater Magic 277
Unknown D. Variation Without the Use of a Waxed Card Greater Magic 278
Unknown E. Domination of Thought three versions Greater Magic 279
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser F. The "J.N.H." Method Greater Magic 281
Rolland Hamblen Do As I Do Greater Magic 281
Unknown b. With Two Packs stacked decks, card cut to and turned over by spectator matches performer's card Greater Magic 340
Glenn G. Gravatt A Curious Coincidence two selections from two decks are put in a glass and match, menetekel deck & normal deckRelated to Greater Magic 440
Dai Vernon Do As I Do packs not exchanged, no key cardVariations Greater Magic 576
Martin Gardner An Easy Lesson The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 276
Dan Bellman Mystic Matching two phases, one deck stacked The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 320
Hen Fetsch Ghostatic Touch several coincidences with two decks The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 346
Louis Lam Dual Sympathy Be Deceived 18
Louis Lam Coincidence update, combined with bank night and predictionInspired by Be Deceived 19
Oscar Weigle Remote Reverso two decks, performer and spectator count down and stop and remember card, spectator's card reverses in performer's deck and vice versa Do That Again! 31
Robert Parrish Synchronism performer removes a card openly from blue deck, despite free choice spectator selects same from red deck, forcing deck and interesting deck switchesVariations Do That Again! 32
Unknown Do As I Do - A New Presentation with prediction kicker Expert Card Technique 393
Jerry Nadell The Curry Turn Over Change - Do as I Do More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 48
Claude Collier We All Do with three decks and two spectators The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 79) 517
John J. Crimmins Jr. I'll Read Your Mind one is a brainwave/invisible deck The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 691
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Copy Cat! one Si Stebbins, the other brainwave/invisible deckRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 691
Herbert Hood You and Yours - Me and Mine The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dream of a Hermit three decksRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 124) 719
Unknown You Do As I Do two decks, card exchanged Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 232
Walter B. Gibson Turnabout two decks, two cards are exchanged and match The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 147
Jean Hugard Follow Me key cards Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 35
Theodore Annemann Synthetic Sympathy two cards from different decks match Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 36
Martin Gardner An Easy Lesson Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 38
George G. Kaplan Numerology??? two decks, three cards are counted to in both decks and they match Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 12) 49
Edward Marlo You Do As I Do three methods Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 77
Edward Marlo Daub Co-incidence daubed instead of glimpsed key card Tricks with Daub 7
Walter B. Gibson Turnabout two decks, two cards are exchanged and match My Best 92
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions My Best 78
J. W. Sarles Know-How decks in pockets, "Bill Sarles" but it's J. W. Sarles according to Fulves in "Six Impromptu Card Tricks" (1982, p. 38) The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 76) 310
Richard F. Madden Two Be or Not Two Be - That Was the Question two decks, second deck has selected cards reversed My Best 97
Robert A. Nelson Wrinkles and Subtle Touches - named card in pocket
- do as i do, with mindreading presentation
- making envelopes see through
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 60
Dr. A. Heller You Do as Heller Does with two decks and three cards each Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 10) 108
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Double Do As I Do Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 12) 121
John Scarne Triple Coincidence two decks, three cards exchangedVariations Stars of Magic (Vol. 1, No. 2) 15
Paul Curry Do As I Do Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 126) 505
Unknown Do as I Do The Royal Road to Card Magic 70
Unknown Multiple Do As I Do five correspondences with a lot of counting The Fine Art of Magic 88
George G. Kaplan Do As I Do top card as key card The Fine Art of Magic 155
Frederick Braue Triple Do three cards from 2 deck match, removed by performer and spectator Show Stoppers with Cards 12
Joseph Dongu Do as I Do Trick Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 14
Theodore Annemann Synthetic Sympathy Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 194
Gordon Whyte A Modern You Do As I Do Trick Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 11
George Starke Quadruple Coincidence No. 55, Do As I Do with four climaxes Scarne on Card Tricks 97
Unknown You Do as I Do No. 13, Standard Do As I do effect with two decks, spectator / performer selects same card coincidentallyRelated to Scarne on Card Tricks 27
Hugh Carroll, Charles Hopkins Out! The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 202) 808
Al Leech A Double Coincidence cards chosen from two decks Card Man Stuff 23
Edward Marlo Some Challenging Ideas: The Spectator Coincidence posed as a problem The Cardician 189
Sydney Bergson Lucky Blue and Red The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 314) 58
John Scarne You Do As I Do two decks, 5 key numbers The Best in Magic 116
Dai Vernon Repeat "Do as I do" Spectator and Magician exchange cards from different colored decks which match. Sets up again.Variations Inner Secrets of Card Magic 17
Terry Guyatt Two of a Kind Card Tricks 319
Robert A. Nelson ESP Coincidence do as I do with ESP cards, two packets More Miracles in Mentalism 10
Robert A. Nelson Second Sight-Seeing More Miracles in Mentalism 32
Dai Vernon Card of Coincidence two cards from two decks put in envelope match, three phasesInspired byRelated to Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 11
Robert A. Nelson A Mental Do As I Do Still More Miracles in Mentalism 10
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein traumhafte Übereinstimmung with three decks, third deck selection matches by spelling nameAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 94
Harry Lorayne Automatic Mind-Reading Close-up Card Magic 96
Harry Lorayne Automatic Mind-Reading #2 Close-up Card Magic 249
Dai Vernon Another You Do As I Do Early Vernon 45
Edward Marlo, Peter Warlock Sympathetic Coincidence performer places blue-backed card in case, spectator removes same from red deck Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 94
J. W. Sarles PRISM with two decks and two cards each, under table The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 400) 427
Dai Vernon Do as I do using pocket Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 31
Theodore Annemann The Red and Blue Decks from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)Related to
  • p. 133, 159 and 165 for general information on "Annemann's $50 Manuscript"
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 11) 121
J. W. Sarles Dichotomy performer and spectator both have spades cards with same back design, they exchange one card, the both retain thirteen different cardsVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 75
Aldini, Glenn G. Gravatt More Thoughts Anticipated Spectator removes card from red deck, matches card taken out by magician from blue deckInspired by
  • "Final Selection" (Glenn. G. Gravatt)
Roughingly Yours 19
Dai Vernon Gemini Cards Related to Expanded Lecture Notes 25
Ned Powers Duplicate Thots with repeat The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 9) 349
Alan Brown Future Ghost cards thought-of and not removed from deck, one-way faces or edge-marks or one-way crimp, see also p. 373 and p. 684Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 11) 357
Brian Jordan Your Thot without exchanging decks The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 388
Karl Fulves Another Oracle as a 2-deck Do As I Do coincidenceInspired by The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 3
Ron Ferris Dynamite with red black separation climax Expert Card Chicanery 23
Jerry K. Hartman One Way Ghost "Two Tricks" No. 1, for credit information see also p. 684Inspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 6) 414
Dai Vernon, Stewart Judah Coincidence performer pockets card from one deck, spectator cuts another deck and counts down according to value of bottom card, card arrived at matched card in pocket, Ace to King stack, from Daley Notebooks The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 2) 473
Frank Garcia Three in a Million two decks, spec and perf select same card and cut off same amount of cardsRelated to Million Dollar Card Secrets 32
Gerald Kosky Coincidence ?? rough smooth Card Cavalcade 63
Derek Dingle Double Stranger two decks, performer and spectator chose a card, they turn out to be the only odd-backed, for credits see page 142 Epilogue (Issue 15 (Part 1)) 119
Mike Morhman Twice Wrong two decks, two times the cards the performer and magician choose do not match, then suddenly they do The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 10) 554
Edward G. Brown Two Coincidence Tricks - first is a Do as I do variation with two decks
- second is a prediction, three selected cards match three cards in glass with different back design
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 64
Francis J. Baker Alpha Card Act - First Trick (spectator choses card from one deck, performer from another, they match)
- Second Trick (spectator initials card on back, performer the Three of Hearts on face, but later the Nine of Hearts is initialed on face and on back)
- Third Trick (two cards reversed in two decks match)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8) 629
Tony Cole Copy Cat two decks, performer puts one of his in the spectator's and vice versa, they both are placed next to their mates, see also p. 830 for comment by Roy Walton The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 2) 689
Edward Marlo The Repeater no exchange of decks The Unexpected Card Book 161
Edward Marlo Think as I Think with thought of Cards, gaffed, red-blue double backer, red-blue menetekel, 3 approaches Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 208
Eddie Fields Yogi You-Do-As-I-Do The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 54
Al Mann, Sam H. Sharpe Domination of Thought key cardInspired by The Third Ecstasy 7
Nick Trost Intuition Card reversed by spectator in red pack matches card reversed in blue pack by magician, same position in deck as wellAlso published here Subtle Card Magic: Part One 7
Karl Fulves (4) Ships That Pass spectator mails a card to you and you on the same day a card to him, when envelopes are opened, the cards have transposed
- Variation A: cards are the same card
- Variation B: full decks are mailed with one reversed card
- Variation C: spectator mails a card to himself and it changes to another or has now performers signature
posed as problems
Interlocutor (Issue 13) 49
Karl Fulves Second Method Inspired by Packet Switches (Part Five) 338
Gene Maze Twin Transpo two decks are shuffled by spectator, top cards match and transpose (backs)Variations Packet Switches (Part Five) 337
Unknown Two Pack Coincidence Card Cavalcade Four 75
Jan Heins Teragram spectator and magician are thinking of a card in the pack of the other, in the end the cards are the same, missing and both sitting on itRelated to Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 5) 358
Luis Gavilondo Matching "Do As I Do" Poker Player's Picnic done with 2 packs simultaneouslyInspired byRelated to Matching the Cards 19
Allan Ackerman Double Ultra Mental two decks, spectator and performer each think of a card Here's My Card 50
Frederick Braue Simpatico spectator removes card from one deck, duplicate found from other deck via stop trickAlso published here Fred Braue on False Deals 30
Jerry K. Hartman More Than One Way "There's More Than One Way To Spin A Cut."
two decks in reverse order
Inspired byRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1184
Philip T. Goldstein Twink spectator and performer select two cards, which happen to be mates, several versions with one and two decks and with four aces instead of random mates Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 11) 754
Jerry K. Hartman Dup-licates The Chronicles (Issue 19) 1250
Russell T. Barnhart Do As I Do Prediction Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 12) 425
Bob Hummer Do As I Do with hair (1944) Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 24
Karl Fulves Synchro red-blue double backer The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1357
Basil Horwitz Challenge Premonition performer puts card from a blue deck unseen in an envelope, spectator selects a card from a red deck and puts it in same envelope, when he looks through blue deck, that card is missing, both selected same card The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz 22
Karl Fulves Zenergy get-ready for Jaks routine Six Impromptu Card Tricks 38
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks Do as I Do brief Six Impromptu Card Tricks 40
Frederick Braue Card Transfer method to transfer a card from one deck to another (1943) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 12
Frederick Braue Simpatico spectator removes card from one deck, duplicate found from other deck via stop trickAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 13
Bruce Cervon Forethought Spectator & Magician choose same Card in two decks The Cervon File 175
Darwin Ortiz Do as I Did two packsRelated to Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 140
Tom Gagnon Stranger Exchanger The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 23) 393
Ken Krenzel Double S'Entendre two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of handsVariations Close-up Impact! 12
Ken Simmons Ultra-Mental Deck Routine Handling three spectators stop during deal and deal a card face-down, same cards are reversed in second deckRelated to Finally! 26
Ken Krenzel, Alexander de Cova Synchronus two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of handsInspired by Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 2) 17
Karl Fulves Cutting Corners two decks, pocketed by performer and spectator, each removes a card, corners torn off, rest exchanged in decks, cards and corners matchInspired by Crooked Tales 64
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Karl Fulves Jaks Two Deck Trick commentary by FulvesRelated to Crooked Tales 65
Basil Horwitz Challenge Do As I Do The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 75
John Scarne, Roberto Giobbi Triple Coincidence spectator and magician exchange three cards from two decks - they matchInspired by Card College - Volume 1 99
Tom Gagnon Off Color Prediction two decks, spectator and performer select the same card, then they change places in decks The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1033
Unknown The Three Decker three decks The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 25
Nick Trost Kings Royale Two decks, four cards selected from each, all turn out to be KingsInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 159
Nick Trost Intuition Two reversed selections match / same position in decksInspired by
  • "The Invisible Influence Principle" (Eddie Joseph, The Invisible Influence, 1951)
Also published here
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 161
Bruce Cervon Quadruple Coincidence Hard-Boiled Mysteries 27
Paul Curry Do as I Do Related to Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 286
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 292
Fred Robinson Do as I Do The Magic of Fred Robinson 233
Gary Plants What Are The Chances? cards chosen from two decks match Lecture Notes - Honolulu Hawaii 18
Roberto Giobbi Do-as-I-Do The Art of Switching Decks 133
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dream of a Hermit three decksAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 136
Roberto Giobbi Prediction at Risk card from red-backed deck matches card from blue-backed deck, also predicted in envelope, Himber walletInspired by Standup Card Magic 156