100 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Coincidence / Two Cards - Two Piles - Same Position
  
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Gordon R. McKenney Ace in Hole two selections in 2 halves appear at same position, out for lost cardRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 373
Stephen Simpson Universal Card-Incidence two decks, card thought of, performer and spectator each shuffle and deal cards out in certain patters, then the thought-of card is in same position in both deck The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 94) 581
George W. Lord, M. D. Overholser A Peculiar Happenstance two cards in two piles appear at the same position, stacked & marked The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 777
Charles Terraneau Card-Incidence deck is cut in two, spectator and performer's selection are found at the same position Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 124
George G. Kaplan Numerology??? two decks, with each three cards are selected and they match Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 12) 49
George G. Kaplan Coincidence? No. Prevision? Yes three decks, two shuffled and dealt face up, at one point same card appears at same position, this card is reversed in the third deckVariations My Best 94
Dr. William T. Palchinas Skill-Nil! combination of several routines, here as Palchanis
-Pay Off (Walter Gibson)
- One Good Trick (Walter Gibson)
- A Total Mystery (Tony Kardyro)
- Total Mystery / Sensational Sensitive Finger Tips (Tony Kardyro)
- Card-Incidence (Charles Terraneau)
Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 183) 731
Dr. Jacob Daley The Mathematical Card Trick Two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time Scarne on Card Tricks 59
Cy Keller You Do As Cy Do both cards at same positionVariations The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 234) 935
Al Leech Double Count selection and performer's card show up at the same position in two piles Manipulating with Leech 18
Aage Darling Numero card is selected and returned, book tells which cards match which numbers, when card is named and the playing cards a second deck with numbers are dealt, number and selection are at the same place I'll Read Your Mind 39
Edward Marlo Second Fooler with two selections in two halfs of one deck, automatic placement Faro Notes 50
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #11 Exact Placement, two selections are found at thought of number, with three variations Faro Notes 62
Edward Marlo Impromptu Power two selections, performer makes two piles and selections are at same position in each pile Riffle Shuffle Systems 37
Sam Schwartz Sam-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two pilesVariations Close-up Card Magic 114
Howard Schwarzman Two-Gether two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles Close-up Card Magic 116
Edward Marlo 1835 two selections show up at same position in two piles, faro Faro Controlled Miracles 19
Gene Finnell Coincidence? two selected cards in two piles turn up at the same position Free Cut Principle 2
Ben Christopher Two Card Control two thought-of cards are found in same position in two halves The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 187
Paul Swinford Improbable Coincidence... Faro Fantasy 11
Fred Lessor Brown-1 two cards show up at the same time during deal of two halves simultaneously, faro Epilogue (Issue 7) 54
Sam Schwartz Tri-Multaneous - Part 1: mate & selection appear at same time after slip slop shuffled packed is gone through in pairs
- Part 2: Sam-Ultaneous
- Part 3: two chosen cards show up at same position in two packets, using two odd-numbered piles
see also p. 348
Inspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
  • "Mini-Miracle" (John Hamilton, Linking Ring, April 1967)
  • Sam-Ultaneous (Sam Schwartz, 1962)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 6) 334
Karl Fulves Child's Play Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 11) 364
Francis J. Baker Stop Trick blank card with "STOP!" appears at same number in one heap as selection in other heap The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 378
Karl Fulves An Odd Gray Coincidence two packets from different decks, question and faro shuffling procedure before coincidence Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 57
Karl Fulves Faroincidence reversed card is at same position as selection when dealt from two packets in unison, faro, non-slip cut, "The shuffled deck is handed to you behind your back. With the cards out of sight, reverse the 25th and 26th cards from the top." Good luck! The Book of Numbers 27
Paul Swinford Swinford's Myth 14-15 force, faro, new deck order More Faro Fantasy 17
Peter Kane The "My Best" Coincidence two decks shuffled and counted down until match occurs, this card is predictedInspired by Another Card Session with Peter Kane 11
Gene Finnell The 26th Card two selections are in same position in 2 halves Epilogue (Issue 14) 115
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton Expansion Notes: As A Coincidence procedure to control 2 peeked cards 26 apart, effect application in which 2 selection appear at same position in 2 halves Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Karl Fulves Mathematical Twins Variation mate found after klondike shuffleInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 4) 487
William Zavis Coincidence two selections are in same position in 2 halves and divined, faro Epilogue (Issue 17) 158
Edward G. Brown The Detective Card Trick selection is at same position as face up card in other half The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 96
Lin Searles Impromptu Miracle Inspired by
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8th Folio) 673
Karl Fulves Opposite Conjunction two decks, using "basic riffle shuffle stack" (NPO variant)
- Second Method - Reverse Zarrow
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 69
Paul Curry More Power To The Thought one deck Paul Curry Presents 67
Ken Krenzel Two-Gether Again two selections at same position in two piles, duplicate Afterthoughts 93
Francis Haxton Paired Choice in two piles of cards, two selected cards are found at the same position Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 5) 60
Karl Fulves Diff Dice "Math Trix"
with two dice
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 12) 1059
Unknown Tom Haw - Becker Triple Prediction two decks named cards end up at same position, unclear description The Magic of Francis Carlyle 145
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
Paul Curry Multiple Thought Power two decks, with three selections simultaneously Multiple Thought Power 1
Murray Bonfeld Column Correspondence faro, Penelope's Principle Faro Concepts 49
Murray Bonfeld More Power Of Thought stay stack, faro, Penelope's Principle Faro Concepts 48
Murray Bonfeld Double Coincidence finding mates ala Power of Thought, then the other two mates as well, faro, Penelope's Principle, full deck stack Faro Concepts 50
Karl Fulves Riffle Placement key at 26, two selections made from incomplete riffle shuffle position, end up 26 apart, coincidence when dealt from two piles simultaneously - both selections at same position Riffle Shuffle Control 4
Robin Robertson Robin's Riffle two cards chosen from incomplete Riffle Shuffle position with smaller packets, in the end cards dealt from two piles and selections turn up at same position Riffle Shuffle Control 22
Al Smith, Peter Kane Seconds Out mates of selected card are at the same position in three packets, based on Peter Kane's "Son Of Tetradism" Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 2) 803
Tom Bowyer Probabilistic Power of Thought two shuffled decks, a match is likely Origins 16
Karl Fulves Twogether two eleven-card packets with Ace through Jack from two decks are dealt, predicted value matches in position and backs transpose The Chronicles (Issue 29) 1352
Karl Fulves Linear A Power of Thought variations, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 46) 183
Simon Aronson, David Solomon Doublestop two selections, two piles, spectator thinks stop on his selection in one pile and second selection is at same position in other pileInspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
Sessions 5
Peter Plotkin No Hands Smyth's Myth two selections in two piles appear at same position despite shuffling Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 735
Karl Fulves Linear A two halves, a card in one half reversed, when counted down a mate is in same position in other half, multiple methods
- L-A #1 to L-A #8
- Linear B
- Linear C
Related to Hardcore Aces 5
Barrie Richardson Do You Wish to Continue? two decks, named card is at the same position Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 7) 1240
Thomas Alan Waters Twindow two decks, one is cut and card turned over, both deck are dealt until face up cards, same card on same position in other deck, position is predictetInspired by
  • Eddie Joseph's "Staggered"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 621
Gene Maze Duo-Mental two selections in two piles end up at same position, using one-handed bottom deal The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 34, 35 & 36) 357
Edward Marlo In the Same Place two cards in 2 halfs appear at same position, IF control Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 154
Gary Plants Miracle Dealer spectator and performer select a card, both get half the cards and start dealing, suddenly performer says stop and on top of both halves are the selections The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 26) 454
Edward Marlo A Mental Combination - A Multiple Coincidence
- Impromptu Power of Thought
4 thought-of cards matched with another deck, power-of-thought with 2 decks, see page 55 (Addendum) for addition
So Soon? 33
Steve Beam A Match Made in Knightdale two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 734
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves I 1 deck version, quite mathematical with dealing The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 333
Alex Elmsley Shadowed sunken key is used for selection The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 337
Alex Elmsley The Memphis Matchmaker 1 deck, faro placement The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 343
Alex Elmsley The Right Place, The Right Time 1 deck, procedure heavy The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 345
Steve Beam A Match Made in Zebulon (A Suburb of Knightdale) two selection found at same position when deck is cut in halfInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 731
Alex Elmsley Returned to the Nest two decks, using automatic placement like selection procedure The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 325
Alex Elmsley Arith-Mate-Ic some cards are cut, rest is cut in 2 pile, number of cut off cards determines coincidence in 2 tabled packetsVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 328
Alex Elmsley Pother 1 deck, mathematical selection procedure from one half, Penelope Principle, all mates 26 apart The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 331
Alex Elmsley Buried Treasure I 1 deck, distant key, fair selection process The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 340
Alex Elmsley The Book of Fortunes humorous presentation, selection derived at by "power-of-thought"-coincidence is predicted in book The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 347
Jon Racherbaumer Making Smith More Mythic two selections occupy the same position in two halves Card Finesse II 225
Karl Fulves Diamond Jack Jr. selection in one half is at same position as detective card in other half, story really improvised with eight cards Deceptive Practices 39
Paul Curry, Frederick Braue For Nikola Routine could be done with any stack The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 6
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Routine with Joe Stuthard's Trilby Deck - Part Two edited reprint from Brooke's magazine "Routine" (1950), Triumph with End Strippers, two selections (one only thought of) from two piles end up next to each other New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 5) 12
Philip T. Goldstein Annexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles Thabbatical 86
Philip T. Goldstein Sannexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles Thabbatical 88
Gene Maze Duo-Mental two selections in two piles end up at same position, using one-handed bottom deal Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 104
Philip T. Goldstein Nexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles Thabbatical 82
Gene Maze Mated cards dealt from both hands simultaneously, stopped several times, mates each time Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 106
Wylee Packer Four-Way Smyth's Myth with four packets Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 7) 2530
Unknown Will deck separated in two halves, one card selected, mate appears at same position in other half The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 23
Peter Duffie The Automatic Locator Effortless Card Magic 85
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
Peter Duffie Matchical Mix Two Cards, Two Piles, Same position - selection and mate Effortless Card Magic 40
Peter Duffie An Interesting Use of That Principle Two cards, two piles, same position + prediction kicker Effortless Card Magic 44
Peter Duffie Mirror Power Variation of Power of Thought, four of a kind produced as they are at same position in two piles, matches spectator's thought of value (first published in Powerth, Peter Duffie, 1993)Inspired by Effortless Card Magic 41
Peter Duffie Two Way Mirror Variation of Power of Thought, two spectators think of a value each, when two piles are dealt, the only matching pairs of mates matches the two thought of valuesInspired by Effortless Card Magic 43
Karl Fulves Igor two packets, card chosen in one matches up with vampire in other packet when counted simultaneouslyInspired by
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph)
Lost Vampire Secrets 173
Karl Fulves Fast Food two ordered ace through ten piles, card chosen from one, then counted simultaneously, card in other pile at same position changes to Jack of Spades and comes out in pieces from container (cauldron) Lost Vampire Secrets 181
Manfred Bacia Perfect Harmony two decks, three time spectators find same card then pairs end up at same position in the deckRelated to Concertos for Pasteboard 4
Paul Curry More Power to the Thought one deck Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 314
Paul Curry The Power of Thought Variations Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 307
Justin Higham Off-Centre Coincidence Deck is split in half, dealt down, two selections appear at the same timeInspired by Dexterity Manual 51
Michael Weber One Girl Two Decks spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection Knew & Improved 10
Michael Weber One Girl Two Decks spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection Blackpool Twenty Twelve 10
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Flummoxed three phases, single-deck approach for Eddie Joseph's "Staggered" stack Ensuing Impuzzibilities 18
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Hacer lo Imposible two selections in two piles show up at same position, hands-offInspired by
  • "Impossible" (Eddie Joseph, 1952)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 17
Denis Behr, Alex Elmsley Mathe-Mate-Ics In a progressively more impressive demonstration, the participant cuts a number of cards from the deck. The magician cuts the remainder in two. Dealing down in both the magician's packets to the participant's number, two mates are found. This is repeated two times.Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 124
Ryan Plunkett The Nearly Final Countdown Spectator peeks at card, mates appear at same position in two halvesRelated to A New Angle 76