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Unknown Die unzertrennlichen Könige und Damen Kings and Queen in pile cut, dealt into two piles, they come out in pairs Der moderne Kartenkünstler 93
Theodore Annemann The Red-and-Blue Back Mixup two decks shuffled together and dropped in hat, six cards removed via named numbers, three matching pairs The Book Without A Name 20
Unknown Royal Marriages Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 104
Dr. Jacob Daley Paradox of Pairs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 80
Theodore Annemann Red and Blue Back Mixup two decks shuffled together and dropped in hat, six cards removed via named numbers, three matching pairs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 212
Charles T. Jordan Divino various coincidences with mates, see also hundred-cards-deck version in referenceRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 229
Jean Hugard A Card Fairy Tale and Automatic Spelling two riffle shuffles, suits are separated and used to tell story, match values, spell to values, ...
a. The Fairy Tale
b. Matching Cards
c. Automatic Spelling
d. Super-Spelling
Greater Magic 320
Laurie Ireland Mating the Cards with Jumbo Cards spot while running through the cards Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1938) 5
Henry Christ Mathematical Black Jacks black jacks are located via counting, see also Charles Jordan's "The Keystone Card Discovery"Variations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 72) 485
Frederick Braue The Marriage Meter two selections are mates More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 26
Dai Vernon The Royal Marriages Variations Select Secrets 11
Clayton Rawson A Sucker Bet performed as a betRelated to
  • page 211 for a variation
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 50) 207
Unknown Black Jack, Detective two cards come together in the pack The Royal Road to Card Magic 139
Al Leech Match-A-Card magician matches unkown card incorrectly, correct after change (Ireland Year Book 1952) A Last Look at Leech 19
Bill Simon Two Up two prediction cards removed by performer, spectators insert them next to mates Sleightly Sensational 24
Bill Simon The London Illusion spectator and performer each chose card from half deck, they match Sleightly Sensational 30
Al Leech Boy Meets Girl Also published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 218
Al Leech Boy Meets Girl Also published here A Last Look at Leech 41
Edward Marlo Red and Blue - Spectator Coincidence card thought of and touched in other deck, match, two decksVariations Marlo Meets His Match 15
Harry Lorayne Mated! spectator finds two mates Close-up Card Magic 175
Bob Ostin, Hubert Lambert Twisting Twins mate of selection is found face up in the deck The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 380) 347
Edward Marlo Added Note for Matching Routine stay stack routine, alternative phases Faro Controlled Miracles 33
Edward Marlo A Matching Routine stay stack routine with six phasesVariations Faro Controlled Miracles 31
Edward Marlo Double Peek Matching full stack Faro Controlled Miracles 33
Edward Marlo Stay Stack Routine deck cut into four packets, mates on top and bottom of each, rest of order retained The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers) 6
Al Leech Face up Coincidence mates Super Card Man Stuff 30
Al Leech Triple Coincidence Super Card Man Stuff 32
Al Leech Paint Brush card is changed into mate Super Card Man Stuff 41
Alex Elmsley Face Your Brother Spectator pushes three Cards next to their Mates Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 183
Roy Walton Down & Under from a packet a spectator choses two cards, they are mates Epilogue (Issue 1) 1
Edward Marlo Unfaro Match selection is matched, edgemarked deck Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 5
J. Stewart Smith Never Grow Old lengthy procedure after which two mates are reversed in two halfs The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 10) 117
Karl Fulves Twins two decks wrapped without jokers, two mates removed from underneath handkerchief, based on a Leipzig idea from Sphinx The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1st Folio) 137
Stewart James Smart Alexis three-of-a-kind removed, then choses a card face-down which matchesInspired byRelated to
  • p. 77 for credit information
  • p. 88 for comment by George McLean
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 73
Lu Brent Smart Alexis II three-of-a-kind removed, then choses a card face-down which matchesInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 88
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Kings And Queens kings and queens separated on table, then both piles consist of two kings-queen pairs The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 3rd Folio) 301
Karl Fulves Like Seeks Like two cards next to each other are turned over, packet dealt out, cards next to reversed cards are of the same value Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Displacements) 34
Roy Walton Money Power from twenty-card packet, two set of mates are found with spectator, making up four-of-a-kindVariationsAlso published here Epilogue (Issue 6) 41
Roy Walton The Old Fashioned Way matching mates, 8 pairs, after random mixing procedure The Devil's Playthings 34
Roy Walton Almost Impromptu one of four cards selected, other three cards added together and number counted in deck finds mate The Devil's Playthings 42
Roy Walton Money Power from twenty-card packet, two set of mates are found with spectator, making up four-of-a-kindAlso published here The Devil's Playthings 14
Karl Fulves Stripper-Teckel selection and mate are found, fair procedure, stripper deck Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Third Supplement) 86
Karl Fulves The Closed Prediction spectator removes card from sixteen-card packet, performer faro shuffles and finds mate Epilogue (Issue 8) 63
Brian Jordan 8 - 25 packets removed and counted down in some piles, two mates appear, see also p. 348Related to
  • "Isochronism" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1952)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 3) 315
Edward Marlo Notes on a Miracle Kings are inserted next to Queens by spectator, ten methods (ungaffed, double facers, double backers, roughed)Related to Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 265
Sam Leo Horowitz Honeycutt Plus queens and kings are paired, yet separate again The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 5th Folio) 452
Sam Leo Horowitz Royal Marriage six phases, miniature card finale, see also p. 476Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 5th Folio) 453
Paul Swinford Against all Odds two spectators choose cards, they're mates More Faro Fantasy 34
Paul Swinford Double Duper spectator and magician turn over a card, mates More Faro Fantasy 32
Paul Swinford Predicto Pair prediction of mates at named positions More Faro Fantasy 27
Paul Swinford When Brothers Meet More Faro Fantasy 30
Paul Swinford Double Brothers Joker finds mates of two selectionsRelated to More Faro Fantasy 35
Paul Swinford Duo Chango selections change into their own mates More Faro Fantasy 38
Paul Swinford, Roy Walton Thoughts on "Money Power" ten cards eventually match, faros instead of reverse faros, see Roy Walton's "Money Power" Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 278
Roy Walton Double Discovery mates to two selections found in twenty-card packet The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 8) 428
Roy Walton, Bob Veeser Oracull sixteen-card packet, mate found, see p. 424 for correctionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 6) 415
Roy Walton Drop Outs Epilogue (Issue 16) 144
Edward Marlo Blind Date kings and queens place on table alternating by performer and spectator, all suits matchRelated to Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 12) 95
Ben Christopher Unlimited Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King
- Impromptu Method
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 12) 567
Nick Trost Jumbo Two Way Split matching routine with cut-in-half jumbo cards, based on Stewart James' "Split Second" (Tops) Card Cavalcade 57
Roy Walton Right Number two mates find mate of selection, faro & stay stack Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 39
Lin Searles Reversal Track card reverses itself and its value is used to count to selection, match occurs along the wayRelated to Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 37
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
Gene Finnell Mathematical Twins spectator cuts to a card and places it aside, then cuts another packet off and mate is found with Milk Build procedure and down-under deal, see also p. 508Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 4) 483
Roy Walton Royal Marriages Epilogue (Issue 17) 155
Karl Fulves Face-Up Thot card removed from face up face down deck is removed by spectator, mate found, faro, si stebbins Notes From Underground 14
Sam Schwartz Noah's Friends three cards find their mates The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 6) 617
Karl Fulves Some Deal - Double Coincidence from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 1) 686
Karl Fulves Fourcast from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated and form a four-of-a-kind The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 1) 686
Edward Marlo Success Story kings find queens, rough-smooth The Unexpected Card Book 37
David Luenberger Royalty Epilogue (Issue 22) 204
Dave Ossip Royal Marriages matching with the four Queens and Kings, down-under dealInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9) 751
Edward Marlo Masterful Match Up two methods, stay stack The Unexpected Card Book 83
Edward Marlo, Roy Walton From Scratch mathematical procedure The Unexpected Card Book 99
Edward Marlo Let's Recapitulate or Criss Cross two decks, several "Variations of Criss Cross"Inspired by The Unexpected Card Book 164
James G. Thompson Jr. Highly Improbable matching cards with two decks under strict conditions, stacked and window case Card Cavalcade II 83
Ted Gillam Pairs stay stack Card Cavalcade II 87
William P. Miesel Duo Coincido two mates are found, two methodsInspired by
  • "Double Coincido" (Karl Fulves, MUM Vol.62/8)
Epilogue (Issue 21) 200
Paul Curry Think Of Twenty-Five mindreading presentation, magician matches the put down cards with the mates. Paul Curry Presents 62
Arthur Hill Mental Mate deck shuffled face-up/face-down, spectator counts to number (ignoring face-up cards), then performer, the cards match The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9) 759
Karl Fulves The Optical Force (chapter 33-A added to 1975 edition, see "13 Prophets", p. 20)
two spectators choose cards: mates
Variations Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 408
Harry Lorayne Match Up two chosen cards match Afterthoughts 109
Peter Kane The Unkind Cut performer cuts deck in four piles, top and bottom cards are mates A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 18
Roy Walton Future Shock card predicted by cards with same suit and value, with impromptu version The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 835
Roy Walton A Martian Wedding story trick, black kings backs change color, they find their mates and the color of the back changes back Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 1) 304
Peter Duffie Twin Key-Boards mates, traveling and piano trick Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 4) 344
Peter Duffie, Roy Walton Play It Again Sam pairs are back in orderRelated to Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 9) 254
Roy Walton, Peter Duffie, Bob Driebeek Play It Again Sam follow-upInspired by Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 12) 293
Slydini Card Mates card selected from spread matches prediction cardRelated to The Best of Slydini ...and More 93
Slydini Card Mates - The Repeat card selected from spread matches prediction cardRelated to The Best of Slydini ...and More 94
Nick Trost Truly - Unbelievable! Matching effect using Svengali type of deck Subtle Card Magic: Part One 32
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Matched Picture Cards Group of picture cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up by matesAlso published here Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 3
Karl Fulves Retention Mates Joker changes in box into mate of selection Packet Switches (Part Four) 220
Karl Fulves Better Late mate of selection rises to top Packet Switches (Part Four) 260
Mark Weston Club Night Twins elevator cards and mates mix Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 7&8) 378
Paul Curry Joining The Ladies three cards are torn in halves and the pieces shuffled, then mixed (with help of a chart), finally all pieces are next to their equivalentRelated toVariations Special Effects 35
Paul Curry Triple Threat first mates in two piles, second every card matchesInspired by Special Effects 38
Ken Krenzel Force-Eps Royal Marriages with four aces back change kicker The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 174
Mark Weston Double Exposure combinationInspired by Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 7) 541
Larry Becker "Duck-Too" mate production with presenation as a strange card game Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 157
Harry Lorayne Double HaLo spectator finds mates Quantum Leaps 228
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
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman Meant for Each Other duplicates The Gene Maze Card Book 82
John F. Mendoza, Barry Nelson Marlo-Nelson-Mendoza Hunters Kings and Queens shuffled into deck, one of the Kings put in case, deck cut into packets, Queen and King on top of each, one Queen with King in caseInspired by John: Verse Two 15
Edward Marlo, Martin A. Nash A Matching Routine Inspired byVariations Ovation 9
Danny Korem, Tom Bowyer A Way Out three cards chosen from spectator match three cards chosen from performer, risky Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 18
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman Five and Ten spectator finds two mates, appearing coins climax The Gene Maze Card Book 80
Karl Fulves Not Reflected Ace-Five of hearts and diamonds shuffled and dealt, pairs removed, all other cards match, elaboration of red-black-relationship principle Curioser 53
Roy Walton The Arrangement Fourcast 34
Harry Lorayne Kings Find Queens inserted in table spread by magician next to them Best of Friends 142
R. Sid Spocane II Fascinating Pair mini stay stack used to produce a mate Best of Friends 133
Karl Fulves Indian Poker spectator removes any card and a four-of-a-kind from shuffled deck, performer removes mate of first card, renamed "Roy-al Poker" in 2005 edition Card Counting 44
Terry LaGerould Looker turning the head of a lady used for mating effect Close-up Seductions 85
Richard Vollmer Together At Last Best of Friends - Volume II 540
Jeff Czerbinski Match Made In Heaven match with transformation kicker and turnover change Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 10) 1123
Richard Goldshot Deck Patrol sandwich location with some matching cards, distant key, faro Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 12) 1148
Harry Lorayne Dangling Participle spectator cuts deck in four piles, value of top card of piles are counted down to find their mates Best of Friends - Volume II 410
Harry Lorayne Force Feed Again selection and mate are found Best of Friends - Volume II 468
Philip T. Goldstein Tag Team ten cards with 5 famous couples / teams Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 9) 1272
Frederick Braue Untitled two cards chosen by counting to a number, they're mates, rest is blank The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 19
Larry Jennings Synchronicity magician and spectator choose mates three times in row The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 10
Doug Edwards Ultra Surprise card changes to mate of another card, original card face-up in deck Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 2) 1319
Piet Forton Tossed Free Choice Match matching routine with Impeccable Double Epoptica (Issue 10) 514
Gene Maze Gamblin' Man prediction type mate with sucker presentation Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 2) 1453
Bruce Cervon Dual Affinity Spectator pushes two Cards next to their Mates The Cervon File 81
Jerry Sadowitz Split Marriages Royal Marriages theme, instant reverse oil and water with kings and queens Cards on the Table 46
A. Berkeley Davis Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 6) 1654
Edward Marlo A Logical Miracle spectator finds three mates, stay stackInspired byVariations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 1) 1585
Brother John Hamman Four-Pocket Mirror performer removes mates of four thought of cards (verbally restricted) after they are removed by spectators The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 79
Karl Fulves Hand to Hand Ace to Three face-up and face-down, spectator matches them, posed as problem And a Packet of Cards 56
Roy Walton Strathclyde Solution three mate pairs are matched And a Packet of Cards 57
Sam Schwartz Order Restored two rows of three cards each (mates), after some exchanges one of each is each row And a Packet of Cards 58
Karl Fulves Concentrate! three mismatched pairs become matches Kaleidoscope 3
Karl Fulves Outnumbered packet, counting procedure, two mates found, no-touchRelated to Kaleidoscope 12
Harry Lorayne Two-Time Mate two mates are found with help of spectator, two methods Trend Setters 121
Harry Lorayne Matching Effect spectator finds a set of mates Trend Setters 223
David Williamson Brain Probe spectator finds four mates The Minotaur (Vol. 2, No. 1) 1
Alex Elmsley Mixed Marriages two royal flushes from 2 deck, they magically arrange in same order and one selected value transposes The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 58
Jerry K. Hartman Striking Matches Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 1) 1873
Richard Vollmer Will the Couples Match? Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 6) 1937
Karl Fulves S and L "Satan and Lucifer", spectator choses mate of card in box 28 Card Tricks 4
Karl Fulves DIY Double Drop Effect two cards from different decks match The Collected Almanac (Issue ) xxxiv
James Swain Miami Opener selection found in card box, mates on top of freely dealt piles. Utilises new deck orderRelated to Don't Blink 7
James Swain Miami Opener - Handling Variation brief discussion to perform "Miami Opener" without new pack orderInspired by Don't Blink 9
James Swain One in a Million variation where bottom cards of dealt piles also matchInspired by Don't Blink 11
Harry Lorayne Matchmaker's Chart, Cont'd Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 6) 2223
Richard Vollmer Matchmaker's Chart as a prediction effectVariations Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 5) 2209
Gerald Deutsch Jinx Mate Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 6) 2224
Edward Marlo No Drawing Required four cards are placed in deck during dealing, 4 matchesInspired by The Olram File (Issue 15) 4
Allan Ackerman My Favorite Gemini Variations Las Vegas Kardma 12
Joel Brash, Allan Ackerman The Tell-All Gemini for finding mates Las Vegas Kardma 15
Simon Aronson, Allan Ackerman Aronson's Gemini Las Vegas Kardma 20
Alex Elmsley Fool's Mate joker as cupid and methodVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 149
Alex Elmsley Jubilee The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 153
Philip T. Goldstein Autonomix pairs are exchanged via chart but still pairedInspired by Thabbatical 118
Philip T. Goldstein Four Sure mates & four of a kind are found with dice, mathematical Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 7) 2380
Alex Elmsley Face Your Brothers three selections are placed face-up in deck, face to face with mates The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 39
Alex Elmsley Wedded Ambitions free selection, mate rises to top, stay stack The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 389
Alex Elmsley Prediction by Proxy spectator removes any card, mate is found by penelope-procedure (pile cut off, counted, card at that position is selection), 26-apart-stack The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 317
Alex Elmsley Computer Dating removed selection is mated under fair conditions, stay stack The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 385
Alex Elmsley Empty and Full removed selection is mated under fair conditions, stay stack The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 387
Alex Elmsley, Charles Sanders Peirce Through Darkest Peirce cards are dealt out multiple times to mix them, yet they are mated, relation to Sympathetic Cards The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 401
Gene Maze Passing Through push-through failure with two odd-backed halves, 3 mate pairs in other half Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 82
Gene Maze Center Deal Mated: Nos. 1 & 2 two methods, using center deal Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 130
Philip T. Goldstein, Paul Curry Automix working methodInspired by Thabbatical 113
Karl Fulves Power Eject packet moves out of banded deck, mate foundRelated to Crooked Tales 18
Gene Maze Miss-Matched two cards stopped at, they're not mates, but mates are found when dealing twice to their added value Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 70
Gene Maze Match-Missed two cards stopped at, they're not mates, then first card changes into mate of second card Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 74
Gene Maze Return Trip one deck dealt through and two cards are reversed when spectator calls stop, push-through failure with second deck, mates next to reversed cards Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 86
Gene Maze Magnetic Attraction spectator stops twice during deal and those two cards are reversed, on either side of them are the mates of opposite color Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 92
Gene Maze Mated cards dealt from both hands simultaneously, stopped several times, mates each time Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 106
Gene Maze "5 & 10, Not the Store" two cards find mates, then a coin appears under each pair Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 109
Gene Maze Mirror Image indicator card is counted down to from both sides of faced deck, mates, center deal Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 128
Peter Duffie City Slickers Kings find Queens Duffie's Card Compulsions 26
Peter Duffie Marriage on the Rocks Variations Duffie's Card Compulsions 30
Peter Duffie Sherlock Never Married Ace Change kicker Duffie's Card Compulsions 36
Nick Trost Court Card Conclave twelve court cards pair themselvesAlso published here
  • in "3 Pet Secrets" (Nick Trost)
Card College - Volume 1 63
Mike Maxwell Birds & Bees & Bikes mate is found, humorous routine The Minotaur (Vol. 7, No. 2) 6
Karl Fulves Improv Aces four kings lost in deck reversed one by one, spread on table, kings are next to the matching aces, with stack handling Blocking Off 139
Bob King Perfect Match Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 4) 2629
Jerry K. Hartman Pair Faced relying on Henry Christ Force Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 6) 2655
Nick Trost Courtship Kings placed on top of Queens and squeezed, instantly dealt off in pairs The Card Magic of Nick Trost 47
Peter Duffie Loyal Marriages Four Kings and Queens incorrectly matched, two Jokers used to match them magicallyInspired by Effortless Card Magic 126
John Graham Mates Plus Mates Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 3) 2768
Gene Maze Show and Steal three cards Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 7) 2809
Jack Carpenter A Potent Presage three predictions, Gemini Twin type procedure, 4-of-a-kind kickerInspired byRelated to The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 26
Peter Duffie A Popular Misconception Elevator effect + Gemini Mates plot Effortless Card Magic 150
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Matched Picture Cards Related toVariationsAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 49
Al Smith Al Smith's Version Variation of "Matched Picture Cards" without deckInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 50
Norman Houghton Norman Houghton's First Version Variation of "Matched Picture Cards" also without deckInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 52
Norman Houghton Norman Houghton's Second Version Variation of "Matched Picture Cards" also without deck tooInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 53
Tom Hubbard Tom Hubbard's Version Visual variation of "Matched Picture Cards"Inspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 54
Paul Swinford Paul Swinford's Routine Combination of original and Tom Hubbard's "Matched Picture Cards"Inspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 56
Peter Duffie Aces Are Ace Selection placed sandwiched between red Aces. Black Aces placed face up in deck, sandwiches other three mates Effortless Card Magic 59
Pit Hartling Amor all cards match, short long gaffed deck Das kleine grüne Heft 31
Pit Hartling Cupid all cards match, short long gaffed deck The Book 84
Allan Ackerman Finally Matched ending phase Inspired by Classic Handlings 29
Joshua Jay That's the Hard Part All three mates of selected card found, along with four Kings. Deck ends up separated by color.Also published here Magic Atlas 76
Roberto Giobbi Underground Twins spectator locates the mate of a card Card College - Volume 4 831
Philip T. Goldstein Revolt, Lover two four-of-a-kinds are paired, ramasee principle Redivider 57
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Queen Of Hearts four kings each change into Queen of Hearts and back, then four cards are counted to via named numbers, they're the queens Hofzinser's Card Tricks 109
David Regal A Match Made in Heaven Constant Fooling 1 67
Gordon Bean, David Regal The Hot Spot spectator finds two mates Constant Fooling 1 122
Darwin Ortiz The Quick & The Dead performer produces mate of selection from pocket (where the deck is) Scams & Fantasies with Cards 120
Philip T. Goldstein No, it is Open: One Position a/k/a Rotator
match with small packet stay stack (optional: slot machine cards)
Redivider 6
Philip T. Goldstein Rotator (II) match with small packet stay stack Redivider 10
Philip T. Goldstein Rotator (III) match with small packet stay stack Redivider 11
Philip T. Goldstein Pseudo D/U ESP double match with small packet stay stack Redivider 12
Richard Vollmer, Allan Ackerman, Simon Aronson The Cards of Destiny Card College - Volume 5 1192
John Bannon, Jack Carpenter Trait Secrets Gemini Twins with 4 ace kickerInspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 182
Davide Costi, Jacques Tandeau No Force Prediction Related to Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 97
Karl Fulves Able To Match "automated version of 'Business Card Prophecy'", after riffle shuffle 15 cards are removed, a card stabbed and cards on either side divined and those are the only ones with mates in packetRelated to When Psychics Play Poker 50
Karl Fulves Couples match making after riffle shuffle, optionally no-touch, optionally words on cards
- Second Approach
- Third Approach
- Application Note (other objects than playing cards, poker chips)
When Psychics Play Poker 58
Aldo Colombini The Counselors Best of Friends - Volume III 130
Denis Behr, Erhard Liebenow Liebenow's Card Peeling location effect with faro flourish, applying stack
- In-the-Hands Way
- Home Match
Handcrafted Card Magic 55
Nick Trost The Royal Pair Puzzler Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 63
Nick Trost, Daryl, Walter B. Gibson The Burglar Trick Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 64
Nick Trost Court Card Conclave Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 70
Nick Trost The Court Card Swindle using Curry's "Swindle Switch" Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 73
Nick Trost The Reunited Families Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 74
Nick Trost, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Married Hearts and Four Cupids story trick Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 77
Nick Trost The Queen of Hearts and her Suitors story trick Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 79
Nick Trost, Ned Rutledge Ned Rutledge's "Cards Concordant" three cards are mated Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 38
Nick Trost Cards of Coincidence spectator chooses four cards that match predicitions, four aces kicker Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 58
Nick Trost, Harry Riser Double-Back Effect spectator cuts to cards and finds some matches, double backers Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 156
Nick Trost, Tony Binarelli Matrix Miracle twenty cards in five-times-five matrix are eliminated, final cards match prediction Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 176
Justin Higham Sympathetic Triumph Card that is left face up after Triumph shuffle is the mate of previously made selectionRelated to Dexterity Manual 17
Yves Cabernet Rendezvous setting 4 key cards to find selections, also as marriage effect Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 32
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Blue Collar Marriages kings and queens produced by spelling and pile making Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 36
Steve Beam Checkmate three cards are matched with cutting procedure by spectator, inspired by Gardner's "Ace-Two-Three Trick" (Ibidem #6) Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 77
Ramón Riobóo Spanish Roulette mate of selection is found via fair dealing procedure, set-up Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 246
Allan Ackerman, David Solomon, Peter Duffie The Royal Marriage Trilogy Inspired by The Cardjurer 89
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Flummoxed three phases, single-deck approach for Eddie Joseph's "Staggered" stack Ensuing Impuzzibilities 18
Roger Crosthwaite IRF Open Prediction (semi improvised effect) Card is placed next to its mate The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 25
Ron Cartlidge Queen Elizabeth Two red Queens placed into the deck by spectators are found next to black Queens The Saturday Morning Session 1
Robert E. Neale The Queen Sisters Bizarre story of sacrifice where two sisters (queens) triumph despite the odds against them.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 39