99 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Number Effects / Card found at total of Packet or named number
  
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Theodore Annemann Count Your Card! spectator counts down, uses this value to count down again, third time selection shows upVariations The Book Without A Name 17
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other halfRelated to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Theodore Annemann Two Cheating Mysteries two-way-force deck
- fair stop and count-down trick with two selections
- one-handed location in hat
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 176
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with 8/9 alternating set-upRelated toAlso published here Greater Magic 549
Edward Marlo, Theodore Annemann Card Counted To spectator counts down, uses this value to count down again, third time selection shows up, impromptu method for "Count Your Card!"Inspired by Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 24
Herb Runge Here's Your Card card is selected, deck put behind magician's back and the card put at a selected number My Best 30
Edward Marlo The Perfect Stop Trick spectator stops at any card, its values is used to count down again and again until selection appearsRelated toVariations Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 73
Edward Marlo Just Imagine deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, effect description, solution on page 19 Marlo In Spades 17
Edward Marlo Marlo's Miracle Prediction deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, punch dealRelated toVariations Marlo In Spades 19
John R. Boyko Three and Out Variation card found by counting down three times to apparently random valuesInspired by
  • "Strike Three and Out!" (Bob Longe, The Invisible Deck, 1948, p. 9)
Related to
The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 214) 855
Edward Marlo Third Fooler two cards, faro and automatic placement Faro Notes 51
Edward Marlo, Warren Wiersbe Sixth Fooler Inspired by Faro Notes 53
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #11 Exact Placement, two selections are found at thought of number, with three variations Faro Notes 62
Edward Marlo A Simple Ace Routine aces lost and found with four times the 10-20 force Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 90
Peter Kane The Faro Finders 6S to 8S lost and counted to, aces as kicker A Card Session with Peter Kane 14
Jack Avis Two - Four - Six - Eight - Find named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selectionRelated to Expert Card Mysteries 120
Edward Marlo Try this Trio - First of the Trio spectator finds card via size of cut-off packet, Penelope PrincipleRelated to Advanced Fingertip Control 92
Edward Marlo The Latest selection is found by counting down to value of freely chosen card from a bunch, small set-up Advanced Fingertip Control 118
Bruce Cervon 18-35 Farrow selection found reversed at original position after "mistake", faro Expert Card Chicanery 6
Harry Lorayne Roll Your Own dice are rolled and number used to count down to the aces, last ace found via indicator card Reputation-Makers 91
Peter Kane Swindle Coincidence two decks shuffled by 2 spectators, they each chose a number card and count down to arrive at the same card Another Card Session with Peter Kane 10
Sam Leo Horowitz 8's & 9's from the Daley Notebooks #602Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 2) 471
Edward Marlo, Roy Walton From Scratch mathematical procedure The Unexpected Card Book 99
Edward Marlo Exhibitionism card vanishes from top and reappears at its initial position The Unexpected Card Book 193
Edward Marlo The Invisible Toss reappears in the deck at specific position, featuring the Deep Face-Up SwitchRelated to The Unexpected Card Book 79
Edward Marlo A Quickie card vanishes from top and reappears at its initial position, using Charlier Pass as secret move The Unexpected Card Book 192
Karl Fulves Close Call four card prediction, total predicts position of selectionRelated to
  • "Palmist's Prophesy" (Roy Walton, Linking Ring, June 1973)
Also published here
  • "Close Call" (Linking Ring, Sept. 1974)
Close-Up Mental Magic 12
Edward Marlo Improved Procedure for the Invisible Toss card is tossed "invisibly" at the right positionInspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 197
Karl Fulves Lightning Dice using Stevens Control, card at position derived by 2 dice is predicted Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Two 106
Harry Lorayne The 29th Card faroRelated to Afterthoughts 129
Roy Walton LeFong, Jr. card chosen by shaking three dice in matchbox and noting card at this position, shuffled, again dice shaken and selection at this positionRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 5) 869
Alex Elmsley, Stewart Judah Judah's "Coincidental Position" Performer brings card to special position corresponding with cut-off packet behind backInspired by Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 9
Larry Jennings Impossible Countdown counting from one card to the next Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 48
Larry Jennings Recount variation on "Impossible Countdown" Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 50
Maro Nash An Incomplete Masterpiece IF Control, Penelope's Principle, see p. 447 for additional creditingVariations Any Second Now 216
Murray Bonfeld Cut Coincidence selection is found at number specified by amount of cut-off cards, Penelope's Principle, faro Faro Concepts 48
Christian Scherer 3-6-9 deck as calculator, selection found at total Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 53
Karl Fulves Meta-4 AS reversed in deck, travels to "random" number (four), then changes into a FourRelated to Transpo Trix 3
Frederick Braue The Self-Arranging Pack counting off random cards from shuffled deck, a Ten at position ten and so onRelated to Fred Braue on False Deals 23
Christian Scherer Die Glückszahl faro under the table, card at total of two added cards Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 79
Paul Swinford Numeric Disclosure spectator cuts off packet and counts it, it is shuffled but not squared in rest, Riffle Shuffle Control, then selection is at earlier number Riffle Shuffle Control 10
Francois Ziegler Layla queens are removed, card chosen, queen of same suit vanishes, reappears when counted down the value of selection Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 11) 413
Karl Fulves That's Impossible! card appears at chosen number (chosen by cut-off packet), using a variation of Fulves' Exclusive Card Miracles 37
Larry Jennings LJ's Prophet spectator cuts off pile, remembers card at same position in rest of deck, deals pile into four piles and top values are added to find selection The Chronicles (Issue 29) 1351
Michael Farmer Eight Is Enough eight turns up but is wrong, is used to count to selections Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 591
Del Copley Five Finger Discount card travels from packet to other packet at named number Fork Full of Appetizers 3
Christian Scherer Manipulierter Zufall card from performer and spectator add up to position of selection Card News '82 107
Gary Goldberg Disoriented using FIRPInspired by The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 21) 204
Philip T. Goldstein Counter Feat spectator finds his card at some position Thequal 6
Jim Molinari I Predict reversed card predicts position of selection in packet Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 1065
Larry Jennings Dice-O-Matic number is arrived at with dice The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 211
Dai Vernon Why am I Here? card found by counting down three times to apparently random valuesRelated toVariations The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 122
Frisbie Saunders Location by the Numbers counting thing, intersting The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 127
Larry Jennings Larry's Favorite performer cuts off named of number of cards, last card is selection, based on "Blackstone's Favorite" (probably reference)Related to The Cardwright 1
Larry Grey Cut to Perfection The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 199
Gary Plants Decoy Inspired by
  • Stewart Judah's "Decoy Dice"
The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 553
Philip T. Goldstein Encounter duplicate found in second deck when number is counted down, "Interrupted Gilbreath Principle" Fifth 2
Steve Pressley Wheel and Deal three prediction cards, card is selected, prediction cards have same value and when added together total is position of selection in the deck The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 29) 521
Harry Lorayne Would It Be A Miracle? named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selectionRelated to Trend Setters 39
Alex Elmsley Choosey The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 368
Alex Elmsley Penny Plain performer brings card to special position corresponding with cut-off packet behind back, principle similar to Penelope PrincipleRelated toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 374
Steve Pressley Completed Masterpiece I IF Control, free cut principleInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 705
Steve Pressley Completed Masterpiece II as a single card predictionInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 706
Jack Birnman Super Sum four cards produced, total gives position of cardRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 729
Unknown Cards of Cairo stop and count down, bold The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 29
Edward Marlo Invisible Toss reappears in the deck at specific positionRelated to Card Finesse II 217
Karl Fulves Red Shift count forcing a Two, jokers from beginning change in Twos to indicate value and position (22) of selection Deceptive Practices 36
Unknown Follow Down "Why Am I Here?"Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 27
Unknown Stack Countdown spectator stops and then that value is counted down, A-K set-up, published in Pathfinder Magazine 30 years ago (ca. 1930?!)Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 28
Richard Vollmer Six Plus Five two cards add up to eleven Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 7) 2240
Harry Lorayne Nine All Mine using mini stay stack Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 8) 2248
Ernest Earick Lustig for Life named value is cut to, selection at that numberVariations By Forces Unseen 165
Richard Vollmer Ad Libitum fifteenth position Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 1) 2314
Alex Elmsley Meet Me on the Road selection is found at position of cut-off pile, penelope's principle The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 323
Alex Elmsley Second Link two selections, named number corresponds to distance between those cardsRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 183
Alex Elmsley, Bill Reid Direct Link featuring Bill Reid's "Automatic Discovery", named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selectionRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 329
Karl Fulves, Dai Vernon Devious Inspired by Crooked Tales 121
Peter Duffie The Lucky Ten spectator thinks of small number and makes piles Duffie's Card Compulsions 53
Marty Kane Zip Code Pip Mode selection found on total of added values of several cardsInspired byRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 58) 1110
Paul Harris Bad Estimate performer "accidently" does bad estimation about where the selection lies The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Close-up Kinda Guy) 125
Michael Skinner Top and Bottom Blackstone two selections Classic Sampler 70
Karl Fulves His Card His Number packet cut off and counted, another spectator loses card, card at this number, Penelope's Principle 13 Prophets 28
John Bahu Apocaypse Variatoins Or Additions Variation on Vollmer's "Ad Libitum" Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 5) 2795
Richard Vollmer Down-Under Mystery card selected by down under deal becomes locator Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 8) 2823
Peter Duffie Trost-worthy Six pairs of cards, spectator selects one pair and adds the values of the cards, count down the deck to find selected card (based on Nick Trost ESP Trick) Effortless Card Magic 83
Peter Duffie Back To The Future Packet Sum value of four cards tell you how many cards down selection is (Stack first published in Ellison Poland's Wonderful Routines of Magic - The Second Addendum (1994) Effortless Card Magic 73
Peter Duffie The Winning Formula Three cards set aside, card is selected and lost. Two of the three cards are used to find selectionInspired by Effortless Card Magic 75
Jack Birnman My Spectator, The Clairvoyant fair selection (automatic placement), added value of three selections determines position of first selectionRelated to The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 133
Marty Kane Magic with Added Zip Inspired byRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1453
Jack Birnman, Eddie Joseph, Roy Walton My Spectator, The Clairvoyant card fount at total of four stopped at cardsRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1468
Simon Aronson Twice as Hard Cards at named numbers for two free selectionsRelated to Try the Impossible 46
Simon Aronson Choices Card at named numberInspired by Try the Impossible 155
Philip T. Goldstein Chipper card at number, four poker chips with numbers, two decksVariations Flaunting Five Fanciful Formulae 2
Karl Fulves, Robert E. Neale Distant Marker spectator cuts deck, performer names number and a card of that value is at its numerical position from top Combo II 110
Bruce Cervon odd combination automatic placement Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 40
Jason England A Curious Location selection lost, number up to ten named, performer cuts to this value and selection is found that many cards downInspired by Texas on a Saturday Night 16
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph The Luckier Number card shows up at number that is named at beginningInspired by
  • "Memory Phenomenal" (Eddie Joseph, Dumbfounders with Cards, 1951)
Devilish Impuzzibilities 15
Joseph Barry STOCAN V2 card lost, number chosen by removing pile of cards and counting itInspired by
  • "Simple Card at Number" (Joseph Barry)
Blackpool 2015 Inscrutable Notes 6
Joseph Barry STOCAN V2 card lost, number chosen by removing pile of cards and counting itInspired by
  • "Simple Card at Number" (Joseph Barry)
Charlotte's Notes 10