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Edward Marlo Three Ball Routine "same principles and ideas can be applied to sponges"Related to Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 9
Dai Vernon Out of sight - out of mind original handlingRelated toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 14
Bob King Spell Again a card is instantly spelled to from shuffled deck Rim Shots 71
Ronald Zollweg Bottoms Out bottom of glass drops out and is restored, inspired by Al Baker storyRelated toVariations Another Close-up Cavalcade 146
Bob King Marked Transpo Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 129
Bob King Pinch Switch pinch vanish as switch Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 129
Karl Fulves Psychic Option method for finding out the suit or position of a cut to card, three variationsVariations Fourcast 25
Larry Jennings "....Always Cut the Cards" cards are cut into deck with spectatorVariationsAlso published here A Visit With Larry Jennings 4
Harry Lorayne Bob King mini bio Best of Friends 262
Bob King Programmed Lie Detector full deck Best of Friends 263
Bob King All-Fair Poker real shuffle, yet straights for all and royal flush for performer, gilbreath Best of Friends 267
Bob King Shrinker see page 111 for additional tip The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1, No. 7) 57
Bob King Reds and Backs Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 9) 970
Karl Fulves The Omega Bet No. 73, card pushed face-up in center and deck dealt in pairs, pair with face-up card matches or not, multiple phasesRelated toVariations More Self-Working Card Tricks 107
Larry Jennings Cut As I Cut gaffed methodInspired byVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 17 & 18) 167
Allan Hayden Bottom-Deal Dodge straight-forward pseudo demo using passRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 2) 887
Bob King Double Reverse Matrix three silver coins join a copper to a corner twice, flash-back finale Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 105
Bob King Too Late! using 3 duplicate acesInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 5) 919
Edward Marlo, Bob King Drag-Off Switch Best of Friends - Volume II 444
Bob King Direct Stop Best of Friends - Volume II 143
Bob King Center Deal Best of Friends - Volume II 143
Bob King Small Packet Turnover Bottom Deal small tabled packet is apparently turned over with its top card, but it's the bottom one Best of Friends - Volume II 145
Bob King Mental Poker Best of Friends - Volume II 146
Bob King Turnover Lap Switch card is scooped up and turned over at table edge Best of Friends - Volume II 148
Bob King Key Bender Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 1133
Bob King Bluff Cut Aces and Kings Best of Friends - Volume II 442
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix Best of Friends - Volume II 446
Harry Lorayne Bob King mini bio Best of Friends - Volume II 142
Bob King Anytime Ace Cut using tabled slip cut, quick Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 11) 1278
Bob King Ace Catch aces change back color and find selection Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 11) 1279
Jim Bailey Apocalypse Variations or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 12) 1295
Bob King Open Choice using Mexican TurnoverVariations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 1223
Larry Jennings High-C card in orange, deck changes to orangeVariations Neoclassics 1
Bob King Close-up Card in Balloon using card shelf Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 6) 1506
Bob King Pseudo Subway Pseudo Greek Deal Demo Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 12) 1579
Darwin Ortiz Jacks or Better up to fifth (mock)Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 25
Dai Vernon, Laurie Ireland The Slap Trick any numberInspired byRelated toVariations The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 20
Dai Vernon It Stands Alone face up pile in deck turn over except one cardVariations The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 195
Darwin Ortiz Fast Shuffle four Aces are stacked in four shuffles, two shuffles and one shuffleVariations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 58
Bob King Drunken Black Jack using flap gaff Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 8) 1534
Bob King If at First Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 7) 1664
Bob King Not Alone Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 8) 1679
Bob King The Faro Knows one from twenty-six, interesting Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13, No. 10) 1847
Bob King Introduction More Magician Foolers 2
Bob King Color Changing Silk with three different colors and sleeving More Magician Foolers 3
Bob King I'll Guess Your Weight performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selectionInspired byVariations More Magician Foolers 5
Bob King Outstanding face up pile in deck turn over except one cardInspired by More Magician Foolers 6
Bob King Backfire transformation kickerInspired by More Magician Foolers 6
Bob King Supreme Control Aces shuffled into deck, back on top, top stock control with a crimpAlso published here More Magician Foolers 8
Bob King A Cut Above Aces are cut into deck with spectatorInspired byAlso published here More Magician Foolers 9
Bob King All's Well... up to fifth, Kings placed on top and poker hand dealt, then Kings to other player and Aces for performerInspired by More Magician Foolers 10
Bob King Chinaman's Chance three silver coins travel to china coin in other hand, transformation kicker, Peter Kane's Sleeper Coin principleVariations More Magician Foolers 10
Bob King Fake Turnover display sequence with multiple coins More Magician Foolers 11
Bob King Hidden Intruders three phases, last phase odd-backed More Magician Foolers 12
Arturo de Ascanio, Bob King Modified Ascanio Spread More Magician Foolers 9
Bob King Direct Thought spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, without faroRelated toVariations More Magician Foolers 16
Bob King Face Up Double Revelation two cards on face-up halves change into selectionInspired by
  • "Double Revelation" (Bob King, Magician Foolers, 1989)
More Magician Foolers 18
Bob King Psychic Location card chosen, spectator cuts it into deck, with two questions the position is announced and the card cut to, suit rotation stackInspired byVariations More Magician Foolers 19
Bob King The Breather Crimp also in front of an audience apparently removing a bent More Magician Foolers 20
Bob King A Couple of Tears Face up Poker Deal, onehanded seconds face down to yourself Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13, No. 2) 1744
Bob King Mini Ambush Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 8) 1964
Bob King "The Answer Wallet" three fold wallet Card to Wallet 52
Bob King Another Bob King Card to Wallet Idea Card to Wallet 90
Bob King Introduction The Breather 1
Bob King Putting In The Work also in front of an audience apparently removing a bentAlso published here The Breather 3
Bob King Basic Routine controlling a card with breather crimp The Breather 3
Bob King Impossible Location spectator cuts deck into three piles, remembers top card of any pile and loses it The Breather 4
Bob King I'll Guess Your Weight (Revised) performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selectionInspired byVariations The Breather 5
Bob King Instant Revelation spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, faroRelated to The Breather 6
Bob King A Cut Above (I) Aces are cut into deck with spectatorAlso published here The Breather 8
Bob King As A Force packet cutting force while spectator says stop, face-up and face-down The Breather 10
Bob King Ultra Mental Gag fair force, using Ultra Mental handling with normal deck The Breather 11
Bob King A Cut Above (II) Aces are cut into deck with spectatorInspired by The Breather 12
Bob King Pinnacle Aces Revisited The Breather 13
Bob King Far Out of Sight OOSOOM, with original shuffling sequenceInspired by The Breather 15
Bob King Under Your Spell spectator cuts to any card and loses it, performer spells to it underneath handkerchief and it shows up at last letter The Breather 19
Bob King Introduction The Breather 2 1
Bob King Second Guessing Your Weight performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selectionInspired by The Breather 2 2
Bob King Faro Strip-Out FSO, basically normal slough-off faro The Breather 2 2
Bob King One Too Many performer tries to cut off as many cards as spectator but it's one too many - the selection The Breather 2 3
Bob King 10 Hand Poker Stack with free cut principle The Breather 2 5
Bob King Psychic Location (II) spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, faroInspired byRelated to The Breather 2 7
Bob King, Bob Hummer Hum-Dinger three cards and a Queen removed, spectator thinks of one of the three cards which are returned to deck, Queen whispers performer the selection The Breather 2 10
Bob King Count-Down card thought-of according to though-of hour, clock dial layout, selection travels in card caseRelated to The Breather 2 11
Bob King Over-Kill? spectator cuts off pile and remembers card at this position, selection transposes with card in another deckRelated to The Breather 2 13
Bob King Supreme Control Aces shuffled into deck, back on top, top stock control with a crimpAlso published here The Breather 2 14
Bob King Breathing Life into the 26 Card Key three piles, faroing crimp next to selectionRelated to The Breather 2 16
Bob King Zen Poker Plus Zens stackInspired by
  • Al Thatcher routine in "Card File" (Jerry Mentzer)
The Breather 2 17
Bob King A Stack of Stacks four riffle shuffle stacking systems, assisted by a Breather CrimpInspired by The Breather 2 19
Bob King Seeing is Believing performer blindfolded for full routine
Phase I: a card pocketed and another selected
Phase II: selection found at named small number
Phase III: two more cards divined, using 52-on-One and 3-1/2 gag cards
Phase IV: four Aces dealt in poker round
Phase V: pocketed card named
The Breather 2 22
Bob King Stack Addition with Jumbo Card cards clipped to back of a Jumbo gag card The Breather 2 26
Bob King Putting in the Work also in front of an audience apparently removing a bentAlso published here The Breather 2 28
Troy Hooser, Mark Tams Weight Your Turn performer cuts same amount as performer twice and eventually finds selection, faroInspired byRelated to The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 1) 6
Bob King Bend that Spoon! spoon bending routine, transformation into fork Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 11) 2281
Bob King Double Revelation two-card variationInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 5) 2212
Bob King Fantasy Knives Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 1) 2307
Dean Dill, Allan Ackerman The Gem-Money Cards bills are put next to AcesVariations Las Vegas Kardma 18
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves II two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, performer stops spectatorVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 60
Bob King Bridge over Troubled Water variation on Hamman's Bridge Deal Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 9) 2408
Alex Elmsley Late Night Location stay stack with duplicatesVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 372
Bob King This Should Come As A Suprise interesting variation on swindle cut Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 12) 2590
Bob King, Ted Biet, Angelo Carbone, Jon Allen, Duane Henry, Frank Chambers, Michael Mander, Nick Fitzherbert, Harry Lorayne Bonus Section various tips on preparation & performance of "Out of Order" Out of Order 8
John Riggs Mullica Wallet Idea independently developed by Bob King, wallet handling The Magic of John Riggs 39
Darwin Ortiz The Showdown quite strongRelated to Cardshark 128
Karl Fulves, Bob King The Memory Expert No. 16, number thought of, card at this position remembered, cut, performer memorizes deck, new position of selection named and card at original position as well Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 27
Bob King Most Subtle Triumph triumph with instant repeat Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 1) 2453
Bob King Preface Cards to Pocket Plus 2
Bob King Introduction Cards to Pocket Plus 3
Bob King Cards to Pocket Plus Ace through Nine from hand one by one into trouser pocket, then displayed in glass, double facer, transposition with Joker as finale, last card solution inspired by Stewart James Cards to Pocket Plus 4
Bob King Small Packet Turnover Palm small packet turned over and taken into right hand Cards to Pocket Plus 6
Bob King Slide Count cards taken from left dealing position into right fingertips, card stolen back Cards to Pocket Plus 8
Bob King Pen Through Quarter with sleevingAlso published here Five-Star Magic 4
Bob King Coin in Bottle with sleevingAlso published here Five-Star Magic 5
Bob King Expansion of Texture with sleeving Five-Star Magic 6
Bob King Chinaman's Chance china coin in right hand, three silver coins in left, travel to right hand one by one, all change to chinese Five-Star Magic 7
Bob King The Glimpse deck cut into three piles, performer names bottom card and card at named number Five-Star Magic 9
Bob King Making Waves II two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, cards found from a jumbo deck then, one jumbo card travels into walletInspired byAlso published here Five-Star Magic 10
Bob King Underground Copper/Silver copper and silver coins under cards on mat transpose, slit in mat Five-Star Magic 12
Bob King Topflight cap in bottle, sticky magnet holds cap in beginning Five-Star Magic 13
Bob King Dual Flight featuring "Solution Wallet" (Himber/Bombshell) Five-Star Magic 14
Bob King Secret Turnover of Himber Wallet Five-Star Magic 15
Bob King Color-Changing Deck optional with "Color-Changing Acro Card" (Bob King) Five-Star Magic 16
Bob King Split Thought Ace through Ten of Hearts on top, numbers thought of by two spectators and after some mental calculation by spectators the numbers are divinedInspired by
  • Ken Krenzel Trick from New Jinx
Also published here
  • in "Classic Stand Up Close-Up" (Bob King)
Five-Star Magic 18
Bob King My Card - Your Card using third deal, for magiciany Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 11) 2717
Bob King End-All Rope Cut loop on pull Five-Star Magic 19
Bob King Turncoat single folded card turns inside out, hand cover only Five-Star Magic 20
Bob King Perfect Match Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 4) 2629
Bob King Out to Lunch Add-a-Number Five-Star Magic 22
Bob King, Jim Steinmeyer, Jon Racherbaumer Tele-Mental Also published here Five-Star Magic 23
Bob King Domesticated Wild Card one double-facer Five-Star Magic 24
Bob King Big Mac "...what I consider to be the best Ace routine I've ever come seen", leader packet changes into Royal Flush as finale, three double facers and three mis-indexed cardsInspired by
  • "Ankner's Aces" (Buddy Ankner)
Five-Star Magic 26
Bob King Face up Revelation with double facersAlso published here
  • "Face up Revelation" (Opening Night Magic, Bob King)
Five-Star Magic 28
Blair Bowling Numero Trois faroInspired byRelated to Facsimile (Issue 4) 8
Nick Trost Weight Guess Spectator pockets cards, magician divines how many, breather at twenty-sixRelated toVariations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 32
Bob King Numismatic Nightmare copper/silver coin gaff Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 9) 2835
Nick Trost Lineup Gilbreath Principle, arrange face up/down cards in same order (Bob King variation first published as "Order Please" in manuscript Magician Foolers, p. 5, 1989)Variations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 149
Bob King Heel Steal Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 9) 2837
Bob King Flight Four Ace through Four from corners of newspaper or mat to under jumbo card Flight Four 2
Bob King Introduction "I wanted this book to contain mostly non-card magic" Private Notes 3
Bob King Card in Orange Plus deck changes in lemon, with torn-off corner, with fake bloody fingers as comedy propInspired by Private Notes 4
Bob King No Vacancy hotel room story with six Jokers and Ace through FiveInspired by
  • Peter Kane trick
Private Notes 6
Bob King Magnet Miller on the Jack Miller Hold-out Private Notes 7
Bob King Coins Across using Miller hold-out Private Notes 7
Bob King Silk to Egg using Miller hold-out Private Notes 8
Bob King Linking Harness Rings using Miller hold-out Private Notes 9
Bob King Cut and Restored Again using Miller hold-out, magnetic Private Notes 9
Bob King Holding Out the Holdout management for Jack Miller hold-out Private Notes 10
Bob King Piano Concerto piano card trick with twelve blank-faced cards and three Aces of Spades Private Notes 11
Bob King Coins Through Table four coins, shell, final coin travels upwards Private Notes 13
Bob King Three Ball Production Inspired by
  • Ed Marlo One-Man Parade, Linking Ring 1960s
Related to
Private Notes 14
Bob King Silver/Brass Transpo china coin in pocket and quarter covered by card transpose and travel Private Notes 15
Bob King Delayed Dice Switch with sleeving Private Notes 16
Bob King Repeat Triumph Private Notes 17
Bob King Challenge Card Across red/blue double backer Private Notes 19
Joshua Jay Fold-Up Fooler Piece of paper with coins printed on it, folded up and reopened to reveal four real coins (paper folding inspired by Flash Cash, marketed by Bob King) Magic Atlas 33
Bob King Introduction Great Britain 2001 3
Bob King Mystery Box using the "Keychain Mystery Box" for two routines
- Super Clean Card to Box
- Bill Change and Flight
Great Britain 2001 4
Bob King Outline for Linking Ropes - Instant Link Great Britain 2001 6
Bob King Miracle Match marked ESP cards Great Britain 2001 8
Bob King International Backfire Inspired by
  • "Matrix Minus Two" (Bob King, Opening Night Magic)
Great Britain 2001 10
Bob King Impromptu Stunner card at position of cut-off number thought-of, this is made to turn overInspired by
  • "Impromptu Stunner" (Bob King, Magician Foolers)
Also published here
Great Britain 2001 13
Bob King Cube Route two different-colored cubes behind screen, they transpose, then change to different color Great Britain 2001 15
Bob King Underground Matrix slit in matInspired by
  • "Simplex Reverse Matrix" (Bob King, British lecture notes)
Great Britain 2001 17
Bob King, Jim Steinmeyer, Jon Racherbaumer Telemental Also published here Great Britain 2001 20
Bob King Ring on Wand with sleeving Great Britain 2001 22
Bob King Introduction "This is the third, the shortest and probably the best of the Breather-Crimp series." The Breather 3 3
Bob King Another Late-Night Session performer cuts to fairly lost selection, twenty-six duplicates, incomplete faroInspired by The Breather 3 4
Bob King Challenge Cards to Pocket The Breather 3 6
Bob King Four Card Control cards inserted in fan with crimp (bluff spacing), then overhand shuffle sequence The Breather 3 6
Bob King Countdown spectator names number, that many cards are cut out of center with selection as last cardRelated to The Breather 3 8
Bob King Dunbury Breather The Breather 3 9
Bob King My Opener Inspired by
  • "As an Opener" (Ed Marlo, New Tops, Vol. 5 No. 9, 1965)
The Breather 3 11
Bob King Follow Up single phase, SBS The Breather 3 12
Bob King Phantom Control card at though-of number remembered, performer claims that he will bring it back to this position, actually this is a ruse to control it in standard lazy-man's to pocket style The Breather 3 13
Bob King Cutting Edge three piles, faroing crimp next to selection, with no-faro handlingRelated to The Breather 3 14
Bob King Magician v. Gambler four Queens produced and signed, then matching the cards with travelers finaleRelated to The Breather 3 15
Bob King Pen Through Quarter with sleevingAlso published here New Magician Foolers 3
Bob King Coin in Bottle with sleevingAlso published here New Magician Foolers 4
Bob King Soft Touch Copper/Silver with sleeving New Magician Foolers 5
Bob King For Dean bills are put next to Aces, all-Jokers finaleInspired by New Magician Foolers 6
Bob King Making Waves II two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, cards found from a jumbo deck then, one jumbo card travels into walletInspired byAlso published here New Magician Foolers 7
Bob King Matching Wits spectator pushes card face-up in deck, performer knows whether paired card matches in color when cards are dealt off in pairs, repeats, then several spectators push in cards, only performer's matches, alternating set-up, "very old gambling scam"Related to New Magician Foolers 9
Bob King Impromptu Stunner card at position of cut-off number thought-of, this is made to turn overInspired by
  • "Impromptu Stunner" (Bob King, Magician Foolers)
Also published here
New Magician Foolers 11
Bob King Time Will Tell thought-of hour divined, method uses watch with second handVariations New Magician Foolers 12
Bob King Underground Matrix III slits in mat, coins vanish and jumbo coin appears as climax New Magician Foolers 14
Bob King Celebrating the Fourth on the false deal with a hole cut out of one or two cards for pseudo third/fourth deals New Magician Foolers 17
Bob King Poker4 cards dealt and spectators can switch cards, two cards with holes New Magician Foolers 17
Bob King Assembly4 three phases, two cards with holes New Magician Foolers 18
Bob King Repeat Triumph using a thick double backer New Magician Foolers 20
Bob King Bottoms Out bottom of glass knocked out and restoredInspired by New Magician Foolers 22
Bob King Miniskill three-phase routine for Stewart James' "Miraskill" Best of Friends - Volume III 57
Bob King No Place Like Home double facer Best of Friends - Volume III 60
Bob King Breather Control card to pocketRelated to Best of Friends - Volume III 93
Tom Craven, Bob King Name That Card any number card Best of Friends - Volume III 459
Harry Lorayne Bob King mini bio Best of Friends - Volume III 56
Rajneesh Madhok, Gregory Wilson 'N Synch divination of two thought-of numbers over the phone, method uses watch with second handInspired by Penumbra (Issue 11) 11
Rajneesh Madhok 'N Synch 2 divination of thought-of number over the phone, method uses watch with second handInspired by Penumbra (Issue 11) 13
Bob King, Mike Porstmann Power Poker "Final Instructions" in envelope, four phases The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 96
Bob King Fourdoomed The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 38