101 entries in Cards / Principles / Coding
  
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Unknown Le Grand Sultan automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 1
Unknown To Guess, by the aid of a Passage of Poetry or Prose, such one of Sixteen Cards as, in the Performer's Absence, has been Touched or Selected by the Company verbal code Modern Magic 56
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code More Magic 242
Unknown The Demon Envelope seven cards predicted in nesting envelopes New Era Card Tricks 100
Tom Sellers Card Telepathy Tricks That Work 13
Tom Sellers A Two Person Telepathy Effect any object coded with cards Card Tricks That Work 12
Theodore Annemann The New Deal Card Code coding with eyes SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 21
Theodore Annemann The Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stackedRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Al Baker Me and Miss Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 119
Orville Wayne Meyer A Practical Card Code verbalVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 26
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 70
Unknown Codes for Mind Reading with Cards - Talking Code (First Method)
- Talking Code (Second Method)
- Silent Code (Method One)
- Silent Code (Method Two)
- Silent Code for Confederate
Mental Magic with Cards 22
Unknown Card Telepathy medium in other room divines card, code Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 291
Unknown Sight Unseen medium in other room divines card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 292
Unknown Miracle Code medium in other room divines card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 292
U. F. Grant Thought Transference assistant names selection when he returns into room, code with one-way cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 163
Theodore Annemann Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stackedRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 213
Clayton Brown The Knockout bottom cards code selections to assistant in other room, stackedRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 234
Unknown Toy Telephone Reading medium divines cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 293
Howard Albright Duo-Mentality medium in other room divines card, code with pencil Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 293
Unknown The Voice of the Spirit code for assistant in other room Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 349
Theodore Annemann, Hugh Mackay The Secret Order of the Aces blindfolded assistant duplicates things done with aces The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 173
Theodore Annemann Parallel Thoughts one of four freely take cards is selected, medium finds out which one The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 183
Clayton Rawson Behind That Door! medium in another room divines cards, color, word with various methods The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 322
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movementRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 519
Harold Denhart Thought Across Space medium finds card, center tear and gaffed "Instanto" deck The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 680
Walter B. Gibson Key Location Medium finds selection in shuffled deck, coding using stacking principle The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 121) 707
Al Baker Improved Card Code for Two Persons verbal + nonverbal The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 161
Walter B. Gibson, Danny Morris Gaglet Department - card coding with name badges (Gibson)
- card in balloon gag (Morris)
- cut and restored tie performance at army shows without a stooge (Morris)
- bar bet, naming three numbers of a serial number on a bill
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 38
Shaman 13 Steps by placing the deck on the stairs, different positions The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 121
James G. Thompson Jr. Digit-Telepathy medium reveals card The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 109
Unknown Improved "The Eyes Have It" Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 120
Hen Fetsch Past Present and Future card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted by a medium on different colored papers The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 136
Elray Cue It! code with a thread, routine wit cigarettes, a book, cards and numbers The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 34) 141
James G. Thompson Jr. "Peek-Deck" Pappy Taylor's Peek Deck, as a code Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 46) 188
Walter B. Gibson Tom Dick & How Many? three people each raising a different amount of fingersInspired by The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 74) 302
Eddie Clever Out Of the Ether medium in other room reveals, chosen card, words etc. Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 36
Hen Fetsch Past Present and Future card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted by a medium on different colored papers Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 46
John Booth E-Z Mindreading toy telephone to transmit six selected cards to medium Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 53
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methodsRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 108) 433
Unknown The Whispering Queen Queen of Hearts whispers to you identity of person who was secretly chosen by audience when you left the room Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 15
Bob Somerfeld Telephone Code playing card, apparently waiting for the other person to pick up the phone Mind Reader's Digest 3
Bob Somerfeld Nickel for Your Thoughts spectator's write down phone numbers, one slip and a playing card are selected, the person is called who reveals the card, actually assistant, Devil's HandkerchiefRelated to Mind Reader's Digest 2
Harry Banderob The Cards and Slates with medium on stage, coding card by flashing bottom card Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 28
Fred Fletcher Eye Cue code for cards The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 223) 892
Theodore Annemann A Club or Stage Mental Number blindfolded, multiple card divination Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
John Hamilton The Deuce You Say! The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 298) 1190
James G. Thompson Jr. Tarot Telepathy medium divines selection Top Secrets of Magic 83
Theodore Annemann, Hugh Mackay The Secret Order of the Aces blindfolded assistant duplicates things done with aces Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 8
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Study in Stud system for coding/designating a card with four cards, for a stud dealRelated toVariations The Cardiste (Issue 4) 4
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Stud Students Stumped another approach for coding/designating a card with four cards, for a stud deal The Cardiste (Issue 6) 3
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Mentalist's Pencil performer leaves the room and three cards are selected and hidden, all cards are divined Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 20
Dr. Spencer Thornton Initial Psychometry three spectator select a card and sign their name on a paper, performer in other room looks at the names and divines the cards Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 21
Max Katz M. K. Telephone Code System coding a card with four cards, see Interlocutor reference for credit informationInspired byRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 5) 3
Walford Taylor Section 8 - Cards Two Person Telepathy 246
Tony Corinda (6) Wrist Watch Code playing card code Two Person Telepathy 267
Unknown Back to Back card is put on the back of the performer and he divines it Card Tricks 329
Tony Corinda (2) Smoke Gets in Your Eyes positional code, with ashtray and cigarette Two Person Telepathy 263
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Medium Rare edgemarked deck and code Between Two Minds 26
James G. Thompson Jr. Sympathesia medium removes selected card from a deck, two decks, easy code Between Two Minds 30
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Two Minutes to Telepathy easy two person code, word for values and suitsRelated to Between Two Minds 32
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Perfecz Poker Face performer stops at named card Between Two Minds 33
Ben Christopher Other Voices card and color divined by medium in other roomRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 191
Frank Garcia, George Schindler Not a Word Spoken two person code with case and shuffling tell Super Subtle Card Miracles 119
Unknown The Mysterious Walking Stick card code with a stick Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 4) 49
Karl Fulves ESPhone medium knows card, simple code Close-Up Mental Magic 11
Karl Fulves Double Binary "Fone Trix", phone number out from the start, selection and three other cards read to medium The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 6) 951
Karl Fulves The Isis Slate coding four numbers (or other things) with two lines on a slateVariations The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1072
Karl Fulves Fooling The Confederate The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 22
Karl Fulves Enciphering Court Cards expansion of Shamrock Code for cards The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 15
Karl Fulves Plaintext Cards spectator concentrates on one of five cards when performer is not looking, he divines the cards, using code and confederate The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 12
Karl Fulves Center Deception any chosen card selected when performer does not look is found, using code and confederate The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 14
Karl Fulves X-Ray Vision spectator reverses card behind performer's back, it is divined, using code and confederate The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 19
Karl Fulves "Turning" The Spectator spectator unwittingly codes information The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 20
Karl Fulves Fooling The Confederate deck shuffled face-up/face-down, two cards selected, using code and confederate & card counting The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 45
Victor Marsh Found selection returned to cased deck, medium in other room finds selection The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1258
Karl Fulves Bridge Note coding information in bridge game via bidding Parallel Lines 27
Karl Fulves Quint four cards removed by spectator, fifth one by performer, any card selected, other four read over phone, medium names selection Parallel Lines 28
Karl Fulves Name-O-Quint spectator pockets any card, then any three cards, performer adds 4th card, those are read to medium in any order who then names pocketed card Parallel Lines 31
Karl Fulves Five Card Stud four cards code fifth oneRelated to Parallel Lines 32
Karl Fulves Fill The Blank three cards removed by spectator, fourth by performer, fifth by spectator and signed, read off to medium in any order which names the fifth card Parallel Lines 33
Karl Fulves Selectrik four cards outjogged by spectator, one by performer, any card is turned over, assistant comes in the room and names selected card Parallel Lines 34
Karl Fulves Cubic Coding any five cards removed by spectator, then one chosen, other four cards read to medium over phone which names selection Parallel Lines 35
Al Mann, Max Andrews Coded Headlines coding a card with a newspaper Six Columns 22
Fitch Cheney Strange Trick telephone trick with freely named card The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 15
Harry Lorayne Codecto verbal Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 2) 1458
Gary Kurtz Sharing the Credit accomplice is asked to leave the room, after returning he finds a selected card, two versions, accomplice does not really know how it's done Continuations and Departures 22
Gary Kurtz Code of Silence Related toAlso published here Continuations and Departures 25
Gary Kurtz The Code of Silence Also published here Prinzipien in der Praxis 34
Frederick Braue Three Card Mediumistic three spectators remove cards from deck, medium divines them, top cards code selectionsRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 18
Alex Elmsley Card Coding by Permutation coding a card by arrangement of four or 5 other cards
- Reversible Counting
- Four-Card Coding
- A Hole in Four (The Second Gap)
- Camel Poker
The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 161
Karl Fulves The Lady Thinks shuffled deck, psychic from other side of room tells how cards should be dealt to separate reds from blacksRelated to Combo 27
Paul Curry Thoughts from Afar medium on telephone knows selected cardRelated to Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 223
Al Baker Tricks I Like - 1. stacked, medium finds three chosen cards, bottom cards code themRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 674
Al Baker Two-Person Mental Card Trick stacked deck, medium are secretly given cards next to selection The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 758
Al Baker Two-Person Mind Reading one of four is selected, assistant in other room knows The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 758
Karl Fulves Band Speech coding with rubber band around deck Under Tension 56
Karl Fulves Calling Ms. Modulo two poker hands, performer and spectator each decide on a hole card, medium tells hole card after hearing other four cardsInspired by
  • "Telephone Stud" (Wallace Lee, Math Miracles, 1950)
Related to
Clockwork 15
Karl Fulves Telephone Stud further credits for "Calling Ms. Modulo"Related to Clockwork 66
Karl Fulves Age Related four cards chosen, additional card placed in box, medium names hidden card after some of the others are called, inspired by Age Cards trick Combo II 6