178 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Four-of-a-Kind/Aces Effects / Production / As a Climax
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Victor Farelli Arithmetical Magic Magician divines selected card by going through rest of deck. Then tries again with part of the deck but fails, with a surprise four of a kind production kicker ending "Lend Me Your Pack" 22
Edward Marlo Everywhere and Nowhere (using a borrowed deck and no duplicates.) Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 14
Stewart James Further Than That production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuffVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 765
Warren Wiersbe Cardillusion three indifferent cards change into mates Mental Cases With Cards 9
Edward Marlo Aces over Kings aces turn over among other cards, kings appear Marlo In Spades 43
Bert Allerton Allerton's Amazing Aces four selections cut to one by one, they change into aces Show Stoppers with Cards 3
Edward Marlo The Climax Phase production of the four Sevens The Magic Seven 22
Ronald B. Edwards Edwardian Aces deck is shuffled, some cards taken, down under deal until five cards remain, four aces and predicted card The Cardiste (Issue 11) 12
Al Leech A Dishonest Mistake Cardmanship 21
Malcolm Davison You can tell Fortunes reading card trick, with kings kicker Magic of the Mind 51
Charlie Miller Variation of a Jack Merlin Effect three four-of-a-kinds kicker, bottom dealsRelated to The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 62
Edward Marlo Further Applications of the Reverse Fingering Action with K. M. Move to repeatedly show the same card after it has apparently been dealt to table The K. M. Move 8
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 1 aces lost in deck, performer cuts deck in four piles with aces on top, kings on bottom, faro Faro Controlled Miracles 14
Harry Lorayne Aces Only - With Kings aces are spelled to, then kings are found as well, faroRelated to My Favorite Card Tricks 32
Roger Klause Matched Spellout Related to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 17
Harry Lorayne Foursome four of a kind to free selection is producedRelated to Deck-Sterity 23
Harry Lorayne Favorite Aces and Kings aces are spelled to, then kings are found as well, faroRelated to Deck-Sterity 122
Dai Vernon The Name Is...? four of a kind matching selection shows upRelated to Epilogue (Issue 1) 1
Edward Marlo Unfaro Match selection is matched, edgemarked deck Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 5
Peter Kane The Faro Finders 6S to 8S lost and counted to, aces as kicker A Card Session with Peter Kane 14
Alton Sharpe Merely a Coincidence number arrived at with dice is counted down, heart flush and 2s show up which fits predictionRelated to Expert Card Conjuring 72
William P. Miesel Cards & Dice Ace-Four and four dice match up, aces appearRelated to Epilogue (Issue 2) 9
Allan Ackerman Pokerface while trying to find the selection the four of a kind is producedRelated to Magic Mafia Effects 18
John Hamilton Down & Out down under deal Tantalizer type routine, all 7s found and predicted, see also p. 373Inspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 10) 354
Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Don Costello The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers with four Kings kicker and storyInspired byVariations Reputation-Makers 11
Harry Lorayne Stranger Card Faro Location aces are spelled to, then four of a kind to free selection is found as well, faroRelated to Reputation-Makers 26
Harry Lorayne, Stewart James Further Than Further Than That production of selection, tens and royal flush Reputation-Makers 37
Karl Fulves Essential Erdnase demonstrating card control by controlling and producing 4s, aces as kickerRelated to The Book of Numbers 13
J. W. Sarles Further Than That credit information (Larsen & Wright's "Bonus Card Trick"), production of selection, Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing StroutInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 1) 467
David Lederman Dave-bury Delusion four Ace kickerVariations Dingle's Deceptions 9
Jim Lee, Edward Marlo Triumph Plus with four-of-a-kind productionsInspired by Card Cavalcade 78
Roy Walton Match-a-Matic performer and spectator each take four cards, two mates, rest four Aces Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 88
Roy Walton Match-A-Matic performer and spectator each take four cards, two mates, rest four Aces Tale Twisters 4
Brother John Hamman Chinese Miracle location of two cards and their four-of-a-kind via spelling, rest of deck sorted into four-of-a-kind groups, impromptu, see also p. 684Related toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 7th Folio) 543
David Lederman Dave's Delight four ace kickerRelated toVariations Super Subtle Card Miracles 31
Frank Garcia Speller Transition one selection, small packet spell, aces turn up Super Subtle Card Miracles 110
Jack Avis Topsy Turvy triumph with ambitious phases and four-of-a-kind kicker Epilogue (Issue 18) 163
Tony Binarelli Fource four of a kind kicker Afterthoughts 72
Roy Walton Runaround small packet multiple ambition, aces appear, joker transposes with four Queens Card Cavalcade 3 60
J. W. Sarles, T. Page Wright, William Larsen Further Than That production of selection, aces and royal flush Card Cavalcade 3 162
Bruce Cervon Now Find My Card! selection is found along with aces Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 41
Nick Trost Prediction and Location of Four Matching Cards Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 15
Jon Racherbaumer, Stewart James Taking Further Than That Too Far production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuffRelated to Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 2) 25
Roy Walton The U.S.A. Trail one of five cards is remembered and then located, the other four cards change to aces Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 10) 418
Lewis Ganson Tribute to the Card Stars three or even four four-of-a-kinds show upInspired by Matching the Cards 22
Karl Fulves Four-Card Leaper KC travels from one half to other, KS in other half is face-up with red kings on either sideInspired by Transpo Trix 2
John F. Mendoza Impossible Poker Demonstration aces cut to in named order, shuffled back and cut to again (Estimation Aces), roll-over production with Royal Flushes, ten handed deal first with aces, then two royal flushes (Marlo-Gardner principle), optional color changing deck kickerInspired by The Book of John 7
John F. Mendoza The Quick Cull - Effect cards shuffled face-up and face-down, all cards right themselves except for named four-of-a-kind The Book of John 35
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Triple Triumph red black kicker and four king productionRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 6) 207
Paul Gertner Black Jack patter routine with four ace kickerRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 6) 214
Harry Lorayne "Counters" aces and kings found by various indicator cards, faro Quantum Leaps 202
Richard Kaufman Fantasy Cull ace-4 are lost and found, the fours appear CardMagic 30
John Carney Stand Up Miniscule prediction in which only four-of-a-kind remains and deck vanishesInspired by Conjuror's Journal 14
Howard Schwarzman Night Riser black Aces on table, half deck on each, they rise to top of other packet, red Aces on bottom
- Notes By Karl Fulves
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 16) 1224
Philip T. Goldstein Immoracle packet cut-off, anti-faro procedure to arrive at Royal Flush, overhand shuffle set-up sequenceInspired byRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 18) 1240
Philip T. Goldstein Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stackVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 10) 397
Gene Maze That Better Be Your Card! The Gene Maze Card Book 53
Gene Maze Between the Slices (Everywhere and Nowhere No. 1) The Gene Maze Card Book 84
Gene Maze Space Age Illusion (Everywhere and Nowhere No. 3) The Gene Maze Card Book 86
Harry Lorayne, Dai Vernon, Don Costello, Martin A. Nash The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers Related to Ovation 4
Al Leech A Card Trilogy Effect No. 1: Card location with four Aces climax
Effect No. 2: Card location with four Aces climax
Effect No. 3: kings turn into aces
Al Leech's Legacy 52
Gene Maze Rising Aces The Gene Maze Card Book 70
Richard Kaufman Strange Harmony three selections add up to ten which is predicted, they then change to Tens The Gene Maze Card Book 91
Karl Fulves The Ghost Effect card thought of, five cards removed, one of them is the selection and the other the four aces, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 42) 167
John F. Mendoza Cutting the Kings Re-Visited aces produced as kickerInspired by John: Verse Two 25
Jerry K. Hartman About Face II Hofzinser Ace Problem, all four Aces change to match value of selection Means & Ends 22
Jerry K. Hartman A Common Mistake Vernon's Variant type of effect (Do as I do packet trick) where spectator cannot follow instructions, ending is each spectator get an Ace reversed in packetInspired by
  • "Kortially Yours" (Milton Kort, Kort is Now In Session, 1962)
Related to
Means & Ends 23
Stephen Minch San-Sub Inspired byRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 572
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Impromptu Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divinedInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 574
Michael Skinner Three Different Ways three selections made in different ways and found in different ways with 2 four of a kinds along the way Arcane (Issue 4) 33
Jon Racherbaumer, David Solomon Spectator Cuts Off more than he can Choose spectator cuts deck in 4 packets, after some counting and packet handling aces, queens and kings are turned over The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 3
Jim Ryan Ryan's Dunbury Delight four ace kickerInspired by Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 10
Allan Slaight Fourth Down spelling to "THE KING OF HEARTS" into 4 packets, a king on each pile except one which has an indicator card to find last king, credit information, see also following "Fourth of Habit" Octet 32
Allan Ackerman Ultra Four Spot Best of Friends 183
Harry Lorayne Force Feed Eight two four of a kinds Best of Friends 534
Jerry Sadowitz Vendetta triumph, shuffle type gags, four-of-a-kind found Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 5) 1039
Philip T. Goldstein Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack Thunday 3
Charles Hudson Abacus III cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted, partial stack, see credit corrections on page 864Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 6) 790
Father Cyprian Shock Spell spelling to any picture card in packet, then matching cards are producedInspired by After Jordan 12
Terry LaGerould Piano Concerto piano card trick variation with 4 queen kicker The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 93
Jerry Sadowitz Vendetta Cards Hit 20
Steve Hamilton Count Down to Dunbury with four ace kicker The Best of Close-Up Magic 77
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kickerInspired by West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 1) 37
Randy Wakeman Five-Way Fours miniature card prediction, other three cards of same vale are found as a kicker Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 65
Allan Slaight Sweet, Lorayne! mixture between Lorayne and Christ's routines, with full patterInspired by Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 78
Bob Farmer Gambo Magique Inspired byRelated to Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 82
Michael Louis Goin' Fishin' - With Friends revelation of selection, then the 3 matesInspired by Best of Friends - Volume II 212
Edward Marlo, Randy Wakeman Surprising the Seven Suspects multiple cards sandwiched, down under elimination, quartet kicker, faro, based on Richard Vollmer routine from "The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1" Formula One Close-Up 57
Ian Land Quaternity Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 10) 1290
Dai Vernon Spellout with a Hitch four-of-a-kind kickerRelated to The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 160
Randy Wakeman The Force Is With You selection predicted, other 3 mates found elsewhere Special Effects 50
John C. Wagner Would I Lie to You? seven card packet is programmed to find selection, mates are found as wellRelated to The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 141
Philip T. Goldstein Stax-Volt card produced with reverse faros predicted, number of cut-off cards found by adding values Doth 8
Richard Vollmer Earthly Powers selected card and four aces are found, antifaro "programming"Related to Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 6) 1503
Harry Lorayne Unearthly Powers Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 7) 1520
Karl Fulves The Parting tabled spread, both hands on the ends, they move apart and spread parts in center to reveal face-up selection, Aces or Royal Flush kicker, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 47) 192
Brother John Hamman Go Fish four selections, performer finds four, three of them change to match fourth The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 185
Roger Crosthwaite Faro Follow-Ups one out of four, kicker four-of-a-kind production, Si Stebbins & faros Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 12) 1999
Harry Lorayne Simple Lie Detector faro Trend Setters 140
Harry Lorayne Nine, Five, Seven, Five aces are found via 4 locator cards, kings show up as well Trend Setters 63
Harry Lorayne Rhythmic Sandwich Change Routine two selections and four-of-a-kind are found Trend Setters 102
Edward Marlo No Further Than This production of selection, 2s, kings The Olram File (Issue 11) 6
James Swain One in a Million variation where bottom cards of dealt piles also matchInspired by Don't Blink 11
Stewart James Further Than That production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuffRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 23
Doug Edwards No Chances using cyclical stack Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 4) 2204
Edward Marlo, John C. Wagner Revised Lie Detector down under deal, quartet production, set-up, 2 variations:
- For Center Dealers
- For Side-Stealers
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 14) 5
Edward Marlo Black Jack Versus Poker four ace kicker, three methodsInspired by The Olram File (Issue 15) 9
William Goodwin Plunger Sandwich sandwich cards rise out of deck with selection in between, ace production kicker Notes from the Batcave 16
Doug Edwards Spell Motivator Royal Flush Finale Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 5) 2361
Doug Edwards, Harry Lorayne Captured kings find mates and selection Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 7) 2387
Paul Gertner Black Jack Surprise bust blackjack hand changes into four aces Steel and Silver 113
Edward Marlo Slop Shuffle Or Triumph? slop followed by riffle shuffle, no selection, aces face-up at endRelated to
  • Martin Gardner (12 Tricks With A Borrowed Deck)
Facsimile (Issue 3) 47
Michael Skinner Aces Out of Another Dimension aces are found via random count downs (bottom deal), kings as wellRelated to Classic Sampler 49
Dominique Duvivier Deconstruction Derby Two red Kings change to two red Aces, then change back, before changing into four Aces, and then change back to red Kings Magie Duvivier 113
James Swain, Edward Marlo Topping the Mental Topper cards freely chosen (or thought of), card and its three mates found, faroInspired by
  • "Mental Topper" (Ed Marlo, The New Tops)
Miracles with Cards 107
Jack Carpenter A Potent Presage three predictions, Gemini Twin type procedure, four-of-a-kind kickerInspired byRelated to The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 26
Karl Fulves Vegas Vampire ten cards dealt into two hands, a selection changes into indifferent card and is then in other packet, jacks show up as finale The Vampire Papers 130
Marty Kane Modern Day Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card is selection and four aces on top of discard piles, with two variationsInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 64) 1258
Roberto Giobbi Dad Stevens, King of the Card Cheats a king is controlled, then all four Kings appear Card College - Volume 3 657
Joshua Jay Combined Interests combining prediction, spelling, card to pocket, transformation, ace production The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 150
Karl Fulves Even Money Aces selected four-of-a-kind mixed with 4 other cards, all cards cut in deck, they're back on top, aces kickerInspired byRelated toVariations The Noir Test 19
Karl Fulves Random Access Inspired byRelated to The Noir Test 23
Steve Mayhew Freedom Mayhew Poker Deal, face up card shuffled in face down, then dealt out and four aces as a kicker Impressing Jodie Foster 4
Joshua Jay Combined Interests Magicians performs a medley of his favourite tricks all in one trick (spell to selection, prediction, card to pocket (fail), four Ace production) Magic Atlas 70
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers Inspired by Abgezockt! 17
Roberto Giobbi Moracle at the end of a sucessful prediction, the four aces appear, anti-faro 16th card principleInspired by Card College - Volume 4 921
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 Try the Impossible 198
Simon Aronson The Double Push Off Using the Double Push off to overcome awkward spellings in Aces AwryInspired by Try the Impossible 204
Simon Aronson Reverse Dealing Variation on Aces AwryInspired by Try the Impossible 204
Simon Aronson Other Ace Productions Alternative procedure for Aces Awry that disturbs stack but is fastInspired by Try the Impossible 208
Simon Aronson Four on a Match (Producing the Fours) Finds selection (a Four) through spelling, then finds all FoursRelated toVariations Try the Impossible 209
Simon Aronson Four More Alternative procedures for Four on a MatchInspired by Try the Impossible 211
Simon Aronson The Mind Reading Deck, Part 6 (Producing the Sixes) Find selection by spelling, produce all the Sixes as a climax Try the Impossible 217
Simon Aronson The Mind Reading Deck, Part 9 (Producing the Nines) Find selection by spelling, produce all the Sixes as a climaxVariations Try the Impossible 220
Simon Aronson Mirror Nines Variation of Mine Reading Deck Part 9, with reverse Aronson stackInspired by Try the Impossible 221
Simon Aronson The Mind Reading Deck, Part 7 (Producing the Sevens) Selection is found in sandwich, produce four Sevens as climax Try the Impossible 223
Joshua Jay Joshing With The Threes Finds selection by spelling, then produces all the Threes as climax Try the Impossible 236
Aaron Fisher, Jack Birnman The Long and Winding Trick losing the aces, finding a King, producing the other Kings an finally finding the aces The Paper Engine 116
Roy Walton, William Goodwin, Shannon Clark Pinkerton's Surprise progressive sandwich with four-of-a-kind production kickerInspired by Penumbra (Issue 4) 15
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Four Eights four chosen cards turn out to be the Eights, they're lost and 4 indifferent cards change to Eights, then Jacks are produced Hofzinser's Card Tricks 25
Richard Vollmer, Roberto Giobbi How Lucky Can You Get? Card College - Volume 5 1188
Steve Belchou, Roberto Giobbi The Poker Player's Royal Flush aces are cut to, royal flush appears as wellRelated to Card College - Volume 5 1298
Lin Searles Moracle anti-faro discovery Dear Mr. Fantasy 80
Cushing Strout The Gypsy Foretells Further Than Farther with credit informationInspired byRelated to Penumbra (Issue 7) 7
John Bannon, Jack Carpenter Trait Secrets Gemini Twins with 4 ace kickerInspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 182
David Solomon Dave's Game Gemini Twins with dollar bills as markers with royal flush kickerInspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 186
Karl Fulves Cardboard Roulette five card cases on table, AS chosen from another deck, all decks removed one by one, face-up AS pops out of one deck and four Jacks from the otherRelated to Under Tension 16
Karl Fulves Bouncer card jumps out of rubber banded deck, another is reversed and leads to second selection, four Aces show up Under Tension 28
David Acer Repeat Offender Selected card is found four times, and they all change to Aces Random Acts of Magic 61
Gary Plants Match Me do as i do with mates, four Aces finale, originally from Genii (June 2003)Inspired by
  • "Do As I Do Aces" (Brother Hamman, Genii, Feb. 2001)
Lecture Notes - The Second Super Session 22
Gary Plants A Mathematical Card Trick card apparently located with mathematical principle, other three matching values as wellInspired by
  • "A Better Count to the Aces" (Ed Marlo, Precursor, ca. 1987)
Lecture Notes - The Second Super Session 28
Wesley James Etude for Dealers credit information on the plot, four aces kicker Enchantments 249
Aldo Colombini Four of a Kind Triumph with four of a kind production at end Best of Friends - Volume III 83
Aldo Colombini Fourtold two selections are found, the matching four of a kinds produced Best of Friends - Volume III 90
Paul Gordon "Power"ful selected card and four aces are found, antifaro "programming"Inspired by Best of Friends - Volume III 102
Robin Robertson Jumping (Black) Jacks jacks jump from bottom to top in two piles, other jacks and aces appear Best of Friends - Volume III 186
Richard Vollmer Easy Prediction involving counting a packet and then down in the rest, variant handling with ace production Best of Friends - Volume III 273
David Regal Observ-Ace-Tion aces are on bottom of four packets, come to top, kings on bottom Best of Friends - Volume III 334
Luke Dancy Going Dutch First selection rises to top, second reverses in deck. Selections transpose, and second selection transforms into four of a kind. The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 57
Jack Parker Hair Raiser Elevator with Ace, Two, Three, before they change into four Kings 52 Memories 57
Jack Parker Double Barrelled Shotgun Jack of Hearts keeps jumping to the top. Then, deck is spread and four Jacks are face up in the deck.Related to 52 Memories 98
Jack Parker Oddservation Spectator and magician each holds four random cards, they exchange cards, but they transpose back. Magician is left holding only those two cards, while spectator is holding four AcesVariations 52 Memories 107
Kevin Ho Conspiracy of Four Find three Sevens, the fourth card is an Ace, then three Sevens all change to Aces Smooth Operations 44
Cushing Strout As Far As You Want To Go Inspired byRelated to Ten Card Mysteries Anneman Would Have Loved 45
Benjamin Earl Pseudo Moe "In a Glimpse" Gambit (Issue 2) 16
Tyler Wilson +Three adding a production of three matesInspired by Reinventing the Real 74
Rich Aviles Subwich card travels from packet to sandwich, sandwich card transform into mates Above the Fold 39
Roberto Giobbi Vernon Meets Daley four of a kind appears at bottom of packetsRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue June 14) 177
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious Problem plot problem, ambitious phase with three piles, ace production climax Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 10) 239
Steve Mayhew Look at Me, Look at Me selection jumps to top, middle, bottom as desired, then Aces are produced Full Frontal Mayhew 18
Darwin Ortiz Bulletproof controlling four-of-a-kind, then ace production Lessons in Card Mastery 149
Jason Ladanye Ladanye's Ambitious Card four-of-a-kind production finale, for alternate ending see page 59 Confident Deceptions 45
Justin Higham Mindreader's Lucid Dream Plus (semi-improvised effect) Find thought-of-card, and produce other three mates on top of three piles as surprise kicker The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 21
Steve Beam Stud Finder Participant quickly cuts and deals to the four queens. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 16
Benjamin Earl Less is More Gambling Demonstration false gambling demonstration of ace location, false dealing, stacking, shuffle tracking, card mucking and four of a kind climax Less is More Bonus 10
John Bannon Bluff Oracle Aces I Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.Inspired by
  • "Bluff Oracle" (Simon Aronson, High Caliber, 2013)
Related to
  • "Divide and Conjure" (Marty Kane, Duffie & Robertson's Card Conspiracy, Vol. 1, 2003)
  • Moracle (Lin Searles, 1971)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 50
Ross Taylor, Brad Hodgins Dead Aim performer cuts off named number of cards, four aces produced Operandi (Issue 2) 13
Harapan Ong, Takanobu Ishida The Famous Eight-Card Mystery Self-working trick, card is cut to and remembered, packet is shuffled and dealt, ends with finding card and also the four Eights Wabi-Sabi 22