37 entries in Cards / Principles / CATO / Parity
  
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Bob Hummer The Stubborn Card Scarne on Card Tricks 81
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme Cards mixed face up/down, spectator separates face up/down, as well as red/blackVariationsAlso published here Scarne on Card Tricks 83
Bob Hummer, Harry Lorayne Hummer Addition spectator reverses some cards, below table magician reverses more so named total is achieved, as kicker all are one color My Favorite Card Tricks 30
Robert Page All But One CATO red black separation routine, p. 241 for further referenceRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 10) 197
Martin Gardner Paradox Papers paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, Steve Shimm suggestion, tapestry handling, see also p. 521 for Gene Nielson handlingRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 9) 429
Charles Hudson Hummer - 4 four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards predicted, CATORelated to Epilogue (Issue 16) 150
Robert E. Neale Number Hummer four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards divined or predictedInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 4) 600
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme with face-up/face-down mix of twenty cards behind spectator's backRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 724
Karl Fulves Addenda handling variationInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 725
Martin Gardner, Clayton Rawson Further Ideas Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 726
Karl Fulves Type Casting face-up/face-down prediction of number of cards, weird, CATO relatedRelated to Four Color Problems 23
Karl Fulves Power Play instruction game ten card poker deal Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 63
Karl Fulves, Bob Hummer Lone Impromptu cards mixed face-up and face-down, performer rightens them behind back except for selectionInspired by Color Quik 29
Bob Hummer Hummer's 18 Card Mystery spectator takes 18 cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and divines the amount of reversed cardsVariations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 7
Bob Hummer Hummer's Swindle spectator takes 16 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
Bob Hummer The Little Moonies CATO routine, cards with moon faces printed on them, one way they are smiling held the other way the are sad, spectator marks two cards on the pack and cuts them in the deck, performer takes cards behind back, all moons are in smiling orientation except marked two Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 8
Bob Hummer Personality Test face-up/face-down prediction of number of cards, weird, CATO related, personality type presentationRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 14
Bob Hummer Politicians Puzzle 6x6 checkerboard, three checkers put on three D's for Democrats or three R's for Republican, spectator can spell a word with the three checkers, moving them for each letter, back is turned and politics can be divined Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 3
Bob Hummer Mom and Pop Puzzle six checkers on a checkerboard, mom and pop are spelled several times, when performer turns over last spelled word is divined Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 34
Charles Hudson Sum Hummer ace to 10 packet, mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principleRelated to Best of Friends 105
Aldo Colombini Clubbed in one half selection turns over, in other half all cards from the same suit are found reversed The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 187
Philip T. Goldstein, Robert E. Neale Toddler packet mixed face-up/face-down, values added up is force numberInspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Variations
Fifth 3
Karl Fulves Day One date chosen by choosing some face-up and face-down cards from grid layout, looked up in diary, card noted there predicted, tapestry Crooked Tales 35
Karl Fulves Triumph With Math tapestry layout and foldover Crooked Tales 39
Karl Fulves Foldover Notes Related to Crooked Tales 40
Peter Duffie Pasteboard Detection mathematical, CATO Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 5) 2645
Peter Duffie Still Scheming Play it Straight Triumph type of effect with CATO procedure, use half a deckInspired by Effortless Card Magic 144
David Regal Letter Perfect Spectator mixes stack of alphabet cards face up/down, the face down cards spell his/her name Close-Up & Personal 88
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
John Bannon Perfect Strangers CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, prediction combo with rainbow packet Dear Mr. Fantasy 155
William Goodwin Postcards Prediction CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, prediction combo with postcards instead of playing cards Dear Mr. Fantasy 158
John Bannon The Works explanation of CATO principle and the Koenig's Tapestry fold (Dudeney Folding)
- First Principles
- Isolating Target Cards
- Rlues Of Engagement
- The Folding Phase
Related to Dear Mr. Fantasy 159
Karl Fulves Pseudo Hummer fooling magicians who know the Hummer CATO trick Combo II 46
Richard Vollmer Sum Hummer Explored packet mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principleRelated to Best of Friends - Volume III 264
Unknown MatsuNOma Principle Procedure which allows you to perform the petal force by Mitsunobu Matsuyama without a down-under deal.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 81