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Unknown To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons Related toVariations Modern Magic 53
Unknown To Force a Person to Think of a Particular Card from fan or during riffling with slight stop at stepRelated to Tricks with Cards 12
S. W. Erdnase The Diagonal Palm-Shift mention of top palm, bottom palm, multiple shift on page 141Related toVariationsAlso published here The Expert at the Card Table 137
Unknown Blind Shuffles, Retaining Entire Order. - First Method Related to The Expert at the Card Table 159
Buatier de Kolta De Kolta's New Rising Cards three selections, card fountain finaleRelated toVariations The Art of Magic 194
l'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and KS among Club cards is mistaken for KCRelated toVariations The Art of Magic 77
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursorRelated to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan Diabolical Transposition two thought cards across with two decks, stacked, siamesaVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Charles T. Jordan The Unknown Leaper card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card or appears at same position in other packetVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Charles T. Jordan Double Cut Handling in-the-hands with side jogVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 30
Jack Merlin The Riffle Stack four cardsRelated to Merlin at the Card Table 6
Jack Merlin Fake Runn Up three aces for four hands, preparedVariations Merlin at the Card Table 7
Theodore Annemann A Card is Found Once More Related toVariations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 9
Eddie Clever Hallucination three people look at top card, everybody sees a different card, see page 99 for improvement by Charles W. FrickeVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 1
John Scarne The Scarney Thought Card spelled "John Scarney"Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Unknown It's Up to You impromptu punching some key cardsVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 308
James T. Deacy Just an Echo method to double write secretly on a prediction in envelope, confabulationRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 185
C. O. Williams The Card from the Pocket card at thought of position is remembered and found, lazy manVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 342
Joseph Ovette The Buddha Whispers "has one of these the same value?"Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 350
Bertram Adams The Krazy Kode word from text selected with role of dice, use of progressive anagramsVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 200
Norman Ashworth Before your Eyes message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 203
Charles T. Jordan The Unknown Leaper card at thought-of position transposes with unknown cardVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 27
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performerVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backerRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929)
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Charles T. Jordan Coincidentally with 2 decks with same back, secret exchange of deck provides duplicates of chosen cardsVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 286
Stewart James The Folk Test two names selected from list are predictedRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 236
Eugene Laurant The Sands of the Desert method of preparationVariations Greater Magic 865
William H. McCaffrey The Prize Winner Related toVariations Greater Magic 564
Martin Gardner Through the Hank whole deck penetrates handkerchief except selectionVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 271
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Divination "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-upRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 324
Unknown Method No. 2. The Little Finger Rise Related to Greater Magic 392
Rupert Slater, John Northern Hilliard Mutus, Nomen, Dedit, Cocis pairs honestly shuffled and switched for duplicates in order ready for dealVariations Greater Magic 120
Paul Curry Infallible Prediction free selection is predicted written on other card, deck of double facers, double backer, "Touch"Variations Greater Magic 442
Martin Gardner Watchistry spectator calculates number from hours on watch, divined by performerVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 357
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz, Arthur Finley The Ambitious Card with double backerRelated to Greater Magic 481
Robert Parrish Picture Projection slate as mirrorVariationsAlso published here Do That Again! 19
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
Theodore Annemann Stop selection is at thought of position, continuous triplesVariations The Incorporated Strange Secrets 4
Purvis W. Miller Setting up Poker Hands with the Riffle Shuffle mentioning pre-established breaks
1. To Run up Three Cards in a Four-Handed Game of Poker
2. To Set Up Two Hands, Threes in Each Hand, in a Four Hand Game
Related toVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 21
M. Jules Dhotel A New Top Card Production card pushed out and pivoted upwards behind deckRelated toVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 25
Gordon R. McKenney Ace in Hole two selections in 2 halves appear at same position, out for lost cardRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 373
L. Vosburgh Lyons Last Chance Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 387
Unknown Retaining Top Stock Related to Expert Card Technique 71
Billy O'Connor Instanto cutting to any named card, gaffed deckRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 677
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverseRelated toVariations Expert Card Technique 344
Fred Black The Endless Belts Related to Expert Card Technique 147
Charlie Miller Perfect Riffle Shuffle two methodsVariations Expert Card Technique 65
Dr. Jacob Daley Second Card from the Top Slip Pass Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 543
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dream of a Hermit three decksRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 124) 719
Stewart James Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happensRelated toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 766
Theodore DeLand Cremation selection is burnt and a glass half filled with confetti is shown, the confetti vanishes and the selection is inside the glassVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 87
Edward Marlo Double Vanish and Recovery two cards vanish from face of two halfs when rubbed together, reappear in deckRelated toVariations Deck Deception 8
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Dealing Thirds second deal & salivaRelated to Tricks and Sleights 28
Shaman Half-Head/Half-Tail Coin for rubbing-two-coins-together illusionRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 195
John Scarne John Scarne's Bill Change ungimmickedRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 106
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Ribbon Spread card is hdden, spectator and performer remove a card each from the face up deck, when all cards are removed the missing card is named, as RusduckVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 314
Sid Fleischman, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther The Impromptu Floating Card card floats over palm up handsVariations My Best 63
Neal Elias No Gimmick Card Spread long spread, using perpendicular cardVariations At the Table Tricks 18
Warren Wiersbe Packet Prediction cards cut off top and bottom to show no key cards are in useRelated toVariations Mental Cases With Cards 3
Paul Curry Miscalled Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 544
Clayton Rawson Under the Table cards under table, one selected, shuffled and found, three methodsRelated to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 682
J.C. Whyley Elusive Lady with three cards, reprint from "Abra"Variations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 770
Paul LePaul An Impromptu Rising Card Effect Related toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 190
Paul LePaul A Flourish And A Pass deck spreads itself between handsRelated toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 35
Paul LePaul The Snap-Over Double-Lift Related to The Card Magic of Le Paul 73
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbersRelated toVariations Scarne on Card Tricks 132
Bill Simon Business Card Prophesy two cards predicted on business card, cards which are next to it after pushed in the deckRelated to Effective Card Magic 32
Edward Marlo Bottop Change Related toVariations The Cardician 35
Al Leech Ace Sandwich sandwiched card transposes with another card, happens in deckRelated to Card Man Stuff 6
Al Honeycutt Honeycutt's Honeycutter aces transpose with kings, à a follow the leaderVariations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 289) 1154
Audley Walsh Reflection manuscript on shiners
1. The World Beater
2.The Spy Glimmer
3. The Little Slicker
4. The Fade Away
5. Big Way Shiner
6. Holdout Glimmer
Related to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 325) 108
Don Alan It Can't Be... three phase routine
-and aces on table, spectator thinks of ace, ace pocketed, it's thought ace, other aces are also
found in pocket, cards on table are indifferent cards
-MacDonalds aces, spectator sits on fourth packet
-four aces in performers pocket change places with four indifferent cards in spectators pocket
Related to Pretty Sneaky 12
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 Scrambled Straights straights, all hands, Gilbreath precursor (see Fulves' "When Psychics..." reference)Related toVariations The Cardiste (Issue 8) 8
Dai Vernon Transferring a bottom stock to the top Variations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 52
Karrell Fox "Hum-Bug" Prediction cardboard piece (with bug drawing on one side and prediction on other side) rides along as spread is flipped over on tableRelated to Comedy a la Card 7
Charlie Miller Block Upjog Addition and Switch Related to The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 47
Edward Marlo, Jerry Andrus To the Top - Deck Face Down similar to Panoramic ShiftRelated to The Multiple Shift 44
Max Malini The Coin Game coin snatching technique, hand is wrapped with handkerchief except first finger, spectator cannot take the coinVariations Malini and His Magic 35
Dai Vernon Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in top cardRelated to Early Vernon 28
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Necronomicron prediction paper clipped to indifferent card, see also p. 864 for comment by FulvesRelated to
  • p. 20 for idea by Gari Diringer
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 1
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Paper Clip Slide Switch paper clip slides from one card to another with paper The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 2
Karl Fulves Hell's Bells medium rings bell on selected card, including variation by Aaron Wainer The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 2
Karl Fulves The Black Room silk/tissue of chosen color travels from glass tumbler behind spectator's back to wrapped tumblerRelated to
  • p. 20 for idea by Sid Lorraine
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 4
Karl Fulves The St. Nicholas Aces black deuces are pushed reversed in deck twice to locate ace, the next time the sandwich cards become the last two AcesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 12
U. F. Grant Infallible Prediction ping pong ball is placed under one of three cups, different colors, predictionVariations The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 394) 405
Karl Fulves Infallible Prediction Variation golf ball placed in one of three cups, prediction in form of a second ball in chosen cupInspired byRelated to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 408
Don Nielsen Problem in Prophecy three different colored cups, and three different colored balls, matching, posed as problem, see p. 426 & 428 for comments and ideasInspired byRelated toVariations The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 416
Karl Fulves Fourtold Retold four selections predicted, four different suitsInspired by
  • Stewart James "Fourtold" in "Tops" 1937 and "Ibidem" #23
Variations
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 417
Karl Fulves Cryptic Calling two effects of a card divination / location wit Si StebbinsRelated to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 398) 419
Karl Fulves Lock-It lock and cards are dropped in a bag, selection found on lock, see p. 428 for idea by Lu Brent The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 399) 424
Karl Fulves The Connection assistant phoned, he divines card The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 44
Al Flosso, Karl Fulves The Wonderful Coin Trick coin held with visible pull as gag, then really vanishes from end of pullVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 52
Peter Alexis Paradiction card cut to from cased deck is predicted, stripper, see p. 874 for credit informationInspired by
  • "New Cut Card Location" (Edgar, Harry Leat's Magic of the Depots 1924)
Related to
  • Leon Maguire routine in Hugard's Annual 1937
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 53
Edward Marlo The Bet without Odds - Solutions three methods, see also p. 47 and "Technicolor Prediction" (Ireland Year Book 1962)Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 45
Karl Fulves And Then There Were None Problems with Cards - No. Four
ace assembly with five cards (Aces and indifferent), a bit like dumbed-down Open Travelers
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 55
Roy Walton Lesson In Larceny ten card packet, spectator deals cards from top or bottom and gets a straight, performer acesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 47
Karl Fulves Four from Eight Problems with Cards - No. Six
two torn up cards mixed up in bag, performer removes four pieces which make up one card
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 55
Karl Fulves The Isolated Instance Problems with Cards - No. Seven
paper wall with half deck protruding on both sides, spectator removes and reinserts card on one side, performer same on other side
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 55
James West Static solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 56
William P. Miesel Static solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 56
Mike Rogers Seclusion solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 56
Roy Johnson The Bet without Odds solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 56
Karl Fulves Greeks Bearing Gifts four queens removed, one selected and found, repeated in different ways, last queen torn and initialed piece found, initials as one-way featureRelated to
  • p. 76 for alternative ending by Al Altman
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 58
Bruce Cervon The Proposition black card in red half, spectator should remove a red one, whole packet changes to blackInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 12) 59
Jay Weiler, Karl Fulves Sword through Spectator confederate The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 12) 60
Karl Fulves The Heebie Jeebies dice from middle picket up in dice stacking, no details The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 12) 60
Karl Fulves Little Albert any word from any book, written in red on business card, then named word in blue on other business card, they matchInspired byRelated to
  • p. 76 for title explanation
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 63
Lu Brent Pull Gag pull shown, silk vanishes, pull shown emptyInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 65
Karl Fulves Clocks spectator sets his watch to any time, time duplicated on performer's watchRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 66
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Twas Brillig performer makes sand stream in hourglass stopRelated to
  • p. 76 for further thoughts by Sarles
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 66
Bob Still And Then There Were None small-packet Brainwave posed as a problem, face-up three card monteInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 69
Karl Fulves And Then There Were None assembly with only five card, solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 69
George de Ghetto Four from Eight solution with restoration finishInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 69
Steve Shimm Remote Recovery see also p. 864 for comment by Karl FulvesRelated to
  • glass powder suggestion by Art Lyle on page 31
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 16
Karl Fulves Quartet selection in envelope, both torn, envelope restored, then card inside The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 16
Karl Fulves Static Problems with Cards - No. One
selection made by stabbing joker into deck without removing selection, how to control it
Solutions: see references
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 19
Karl Fulves Method for Madness medium in other room, card cut to in borrowed deck in darkness with flashlight, medium divines card, then has actual card in handRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 22
Karl Fulves Covenant Ace, 2 and 3 are shuffled and distributed amongst three spectators, performer divines who has which card The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 23
Norman Osborn Fourtold Retold Variation four selections predicted on giant pipsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 25
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Remember Me to Hecuba red-backed card signed on back by spectator in red deck, blue-backed duplicate by magician, they transpose from underneath table to deck wrapped in handkerchief The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 26
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Card Steal with Handkerchief as lappingRelated to
  • p. 41 for comments
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 26
Karl Fulves Seclusion Problems with Cards - No. Two
card cut to with deck under handkerchief and replaced, also multiple cards
for solutions see references
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 29
Francis Haxton Static two solutionsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 29
Karl Fulves Cased Static deck in case, scotch tape, solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 29
Milton Kort Three Static Solutions three solutionsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 30
Edward Marlo Card Flight card on tabled deck changes with coin on top, hole in card, tosheroonRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 49
Karl Fulves Penultimate Prophecy two cards and positions predicted with amusing prediction The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 33
Karl Fulves The Bet without Odds Problems with Cards - No. Three
one red card in black pile and vice versa, spectator should choose a pile and find a black card, but he chooses black pile and the only red card therein
for solutions see references
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 39
Milton Kort Fourth Static Solution solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 39
Paul Sweetman Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, cyclical stack with corner shorts, solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 39
Francis Haxton Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 40
George de Ghetto Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 40
Karl Fulves The Red Queen's Move spectator guesses red or black, red-black pairs formed on table, see also p. 864 for credit informationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 42
Sid Lorraine Snap! rubber band around folded business card, both cut but rubber band remains intact, should be called "Snappy"Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 49
Roy Walton Draw Poker Plus 25-card deck can be dealt in as many piles as often as spectators want, yet performer receives royal flushRelated to
  • correction on p. 86
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 79
The Amazing Maurice Time Force Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 82
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallionRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Karl Fulves Epilogue card turned over in one deck turns over in other deck, selection written on card in one deck appears on same card in other deckRelated to
  • p. 109 for reference
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 107
Karl Fulves Paper Clip Holdout inside caseRelated to
  • p. 122 for idea by George Blake
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 112
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control - Part One: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (RBBR-RBBR-...)
- Part Two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
- Part Three: number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 111
Karl Fulves Prelude explaining "dealing heavy" to audience, then surplus card vanishes The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 10) 114
Sid Lorraine, Karl Fulves Modified Paper Clip Holdout inside caseInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 11) 122
Roger Klause Coins For Connoisseurs four coins through tableRelated to The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 190
Bob Hemple Incorporated Color Control with Coins Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 128
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Nightmare In Black freely selected and signed card, duplicate turns over in other deck, disappearing ink and "same deck" approach, see also p. 679 for referenceRelated to
  • p. 159 for reference to use of gaffed case by Roy Walton (A Scarf called Moebius)
  • p. 160 for handling variation by Bruce Cervon
  • Seven Circles (May 1931)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 131
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Visible Deck Switch two decks held together, both with three-sided double-color cases The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 134
Karl Fulves By Any Other Name two methods (gaffed card & Elmsley Count)Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1st Folio) 135
Karl Fulves Color Control - Mentalists Night Out after a riffle shuffle some pairs and features of the hands are foreseen, ESP deckRelated to Epilogue (Issue 1) 2
Karl Fulves Black Magic effect about matching pairs of red and black, related to Gilbreath Principle, fifty-two double facers (!)Related to Epilogue (Issue 1) 2
J. W. Sarles, Don Nielson A Problem in five-card packet the cards change in some wayRelated to Epilogue (Issue 1) 6
Karl Fulves Faro-Shuffling Machines examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y, discussed with a 6-card deck Epilogue (Issue 1) 7
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
Karl Fulves The Cards That Can't Be Mixed 4&4 odd-backed, red-backed faces change to black as finaleRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1st Folio) 140
Carmen D'Amico Riffle Shuffle Production Related to Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 11
Harry Lorayne, Thomas Alan Waters The Card Pyramid mathematical layout of spot cards, end result is predicted, for Waters credit see referenceRelated to Deck-Sterity 45
R. Sid Spocane II The Royal Lovers four of a kind appear one by one between sandwich cardsRelated to Deck-Sterity 86
Karl Fulves Mental Giant deck as calculator, 3D and 8D, sum or difference appears between them The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 222
Bruce Cervon Perfect Speller Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2) 227
Karl Fulves Note Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2) 230
Ralph Gironda, Karl Fulves Notes from Underground two billets/spectators, see p. 241 for further reference The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 5) 167
Karl Fulves New Approach Center Tear billet folded into second paper The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 5) 168
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves Influential Pairs two decks dealt in several piles, red black separatedRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 6) 171
Karl Fulves Self-Duplicating Set-ups exotic principle in which sequences are duplicated in a random outjog-sorting procedureRelated to Epilogue (Issue 3) 19
Karl Fulves The Self-Correcting Set-up properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order Epilogue (Issue 3) 19
Karl Fulves 3-Card Sets more properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order Epilogue (Issue 3) 20
Karl Fulves Spread Correction determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffleRelated toVariations Epilogue (Issue 3) 20
Karl Fulves The Floating Locator determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle with full deck stackVariations Epilogue (Issue 3) 21
Karl Fulves Cyclic Poker performer knows cards in poker hands after a riffle shuffle with pinochle deck Epilogue (Issue 3) 22
Karl Fulves Psychometry + Math pairs of envelopes are distributed, personal items inserted and then performer know which is by whom Epilogue (Issue 3) 22
Karl Fulves Remember and Forget with mathematical riffle shuffle methodVariations Epilogue (Issue 3) 22
Karl Fulves A Location position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle methodVariations Epilogue (Issue 3) 22
Karl Fulves Double Up two selections from topsy-turvy deck, position and identity are predicted, riffle shuffle method Epilogue (Issue 3) 23
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference" Epilogue (Issue 3) 23
Roy Walton Checkers card version with two decksInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 178
Karl Fulves, Charles Hudson ESP + Math non ESP-version, cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cardsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 178
Robert E. Neale The Hanging rope noose tightens only on spectator that is playing the role of being guilty (determined by choosing cards), see p. 206 for idea by John HudakRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 181
Karl Fulves Basic Position Control two sections in (possibly different) cyclic order are shuffled together and dealt in groups, formulas that tell whether in case of a match in a group one of the cards shows up on top or bottom of group
- Definition of Terms
- Rule I & II
- Example 1 - 3
Related to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 32
Karl Fulves Some Special Cases "Basic Position Control", riffle shuffle set-ups, including an unusual derivation of the basic Gilbreath principle in Example 6
- Example 4 - 6
Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 34
Karl Fulves Higher Values Of "n" further discussion of "Basic Position Control" Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 35
Karl Fulves Critical Value of (P)xy further discussion of "Basic Position Control" Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 36
Karl Fulves General Position Control similar to "Basic Position Control" without repeating cycles
- Definition of Terms
- Rule III & IV
- Example 7 & 8
Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 37
Karl Fulves Distribution Of Mating Pairs riffle shuffled deck dealt in groups, k-th group contains pair, how to determine its value
- Definition of Terms
- Rule V & VI
- Example 9 - 11
Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 38
Karl Fulves Total Value Of A Packet - Rule VII
- Example 12 & 13
Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 40
Karl Fulves Special Cases "straightforward results"
- Non-Constant Values of "s"
- Constant Value of (T)s
- Example 15
Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 41
Karl Fulves Constant Functions And Infinite Decks for the "Philosopher At The Card Table" Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 42
Karl Fulves A Footnote On Self-Centering Stacks Related to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 43
Karl Fulves The Double Riffle Shuffle properties that remain after two riffle shuffles
- The Double Riffe
- Basic Position Control
- General Position Control
- Substitutes For The Double Riffle (random dealing substitute to riffle shuffle)
- Brief Summary To A Short Chapter
Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 44
Karl Fulves Over/Under - Monge Notes special shuffling procedure and some propertiesRelated to Epilogue (Issue 2) 10
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Analogs models to visualize effect of riffle shuffle on the order
- Partitions
- The Five-Card Partition
- General Shuffle Analogs
- Polyominoes
- Pseudo-Polyominoes
- The Matchbox Analog
- A Note On Matchbox Analogs
- And A Note On Ordered Polyominoes
Related to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 47
Roy Walton Universals - The Universal Ghost joker transforms into three selection in packet, elmsley countInspired by Epilogue (Issue 2) 11
Roy Walton The Universal Mexican odd-backed joker transforms into three selectionsInspired by Epilogue (Issue 2) 12
Karl Fulves ESP + Math ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards, see also p. 728 for comment, p. 840 for comment by Jerry FultonRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 4) 162
Robert E. Neale Insideout & Stretchit topological origami tube for several effects:
- Stretchit
- Insideout
- The Chinese Wand
- Additional Notes
- With a Sponge Ball
- The Square Circle
- Flexible Transpo
for simplified folding method see reference
Related toVariations Epilogue (Issue 2) 14
Karl Fulves Q & A a deck is given a known sequence of faro shuffles (e.g. IOIIOOOIOIIOOIO), problem: how to recycle to get original order with faro shuffling Epilogue (Issue 2) 15
Karl Fulves Riffle-Shuffle Set-ups the whole issue is about this topic treating
- Basic Color Control
- Position Control
- Automatic Locators
Epilogue (Issue 3) 17
Karl Fulves Basic Color Control certain pair pattern when 2 stacked portions are shuffled into each other Epilogue (Issue 3) 17
Karl Fulves The Odd Event red-black matching thing with 2 card locationRelated toVariations Epilogue (Issue 3) 18
Karl Fulves An Approach To Reading using number cardsVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 191
Karl Fulves Riffle/Reverse combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to Gilbreath PrincipleRelated to Epilogue (Issue 3) 18
Paul Swinford Duo Spell two mentally chosen cards spelled out, see p. 206 for referencesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 194
Robert Ellenwold, Karl Fulves Blindfold Checkers checker board, prediction details how to play so chosen color winsRelated to
  • p. 166 for credit information
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 149
Karl Fulves The 3-Card Cycle properties after riffle shuffling deck in 1-2-3-1-2-3-... orderVariations Epilogue (Issue 3) 18
Martin Gardner More Monge more notes on the Monge Shuffle:
- References
- Recycling the Deck
- The M/S Shuffle
- Tricks (position of selection predicted & Do as I Do)
- Analog of the M/S Shuffe
Related to Epilogue (Issue 4) 29
Karl Fulves Poker Puzzle ten card packet is dealt out multiple times, at the end performer gets four aces The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 11) 206
Karl Fulves New Mexican in the hands Epilogue (Issue 4) 30
Karl Fulves The Cast of the Cards "Cards & Dice", poker deal, values determined by roll of dice show up in one hand The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 152
Joseph K. Schmidt The Rising Packet with handkerchiefVariations The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 30
Karl Fulves Three Way Split transposition procedure posed as a problem, for solutions see referencesVariations Epilogue (Issue 4) 32
Karl Fulves Four Sided Triangle "Cards & Dice", three cards selected behind back according to roll of three dice, 2 located and one divined The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 152
Karl Fulves Demon Dice "Cards & Dice", 9 poker dice, 3 spectators combine a hand and they're dealt out The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 153
Francis Haxton By Any Other Name Variation see also p. 1036Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 155
Robert Parrish By Any Other Name Variation see also p. 1036Inspired byVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 155
James Porter, Karl Fulves Little Albert Slate Variation Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 12) 213
Peter Alexis Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker handsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 12) 214
Karl Fulves Double Indemnity spectator riffle shuffles and remembers card at position 26, then removes cards from top and bottom, still located, repeatRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 54
Karl Fulves The Rue Morgue Problem cards riffle shuffled by spectators and dealt in pairs to players, they remove red or black poker chips according to red-black distribution, chip values and cards added, the total is 28 and predicted Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 54
Karl Fulves Mathematical Slates two slates filled with names according to rules Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 56
Karl Fulves Monte Carlo Poker number cards used for betting game after a single riffle shuffle Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 58
Karl Fulves Future Perfect Miraskill with face-up/face-down instead of red/black, previous selection found in odd-colored pileRelated toVariations Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 58
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Time Out of Mind medium divines setting on watch in bag in dark room, then actually wears the spectator's watch The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 1) 218
Karl Fulves According to Hoyle stud poker, after each card is dealt, the performer's face up card are exchanged with one of the other player's, performer still winsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 1) 218
Karl Fulves, Aaron Wainer Three Bottles - tobacco and paper dropped in bottle and shake, transforms into cigarette
- cork pops off second bottle after moving up and down (a la Zombie)
- whistling in third bottle, bottle whistles by itself afterwards, see p. 308 for reference
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 303
Robert E. Neale, Karl Fulves Roulette russian roulette demonstration, "Readers unfamiliar with firearms are urged not to try this trick.", see p. 308 for reference and p. 312 for comment The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 305
George McLean Colorvision Gag practical joke with colorvisionRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 306
Jerry K. Hartman (d) Change of Face solutionInspired by Epilogue (Issue 7) 50
Roy Walton Influence some red-black matching occurs, two stacked decks, faroInspired by Epilogue (Issue 7) 51
Steve Shimm Game-Playing Machines article about simple computer programs applied to (card) games
- Banker And Broker (cutting the high card)
- The Tic-Tac-Toe Machine
- Computer At The Card Table
- The Machine As Innovator
Related to Epilogue (Issue 7) 52
Karl Fulves Faro Transforms discussing properties of the faro to exchange two cards within the deck and to recycle the order Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 2
Karl Fulves Faro Rings notation to illustrate behavior of cards during faro shuffles, see also Addenda on page 60 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 2
Karl Fulves Position Determination following a card's position during in and out faros Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 3
Jules Lenier Decision randomly selected card helps finding second selection, 16th card principleInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 4) 239
Karl Fulves The Triple Faro Ring Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 4
Karl Fulves Definition of Terms for faro transforms, Example 1-6 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 5
Karl Fulves General Transform Characteristics discussing how the order is affected through faro shuffling in a 2n deck
1. Reversibility
2. The Recycling Corollary
3. Commutative Property
4. Additive Property
5. Position Equivalency
6. Substitutions
7. Non-Symmetric Transforms
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 7
Karl Fulves The Fourth-Order Deck discussing transpositions of two cards within the deck Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 12
Karl Fulves Other Forms Of The Transposition transpositions of three or more cards within the deck with some examples (2n cards in a deck), Examples 7-10Related to Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 12
Karl Fulves Three Way Transposition note Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 15
Karl Fulves Fractional Transforms note Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 15
Karl Fulves The Recycling Problem "The general solution is somewhat more involved and will not be discussed here.", see references for more on thatRelated to Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 16
Karl Fulves Gray Codes definition, see also Addenda on page 60 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 17
Karl Fulves Coding The Deck - Coding The Faces
- Coding The Backs
- Coding The Spectators
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 17
Karl Fulves Brainwave Principle credit information The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 5) 246
Karl Fulves Example 11 selection from packet, shuffled, value of top card used to count down to selection, gray code and faro Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 18
Karl Fulves Example 12 selection from packet, shuffled, value of selection used to count down to selection, gray code and faro Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 18
Karl Fulves Example 13 two spectators note cards in a packet, after some questions and shuffling they are on the top, gray code and faro Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 19
Karl Fulves Example 14 two spectators note cards in a packet, after some questions and shuffling they are on the top, gray code and faro Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 20
Karl Fulves Example 15 blank card is inserted in card packet, it becomes a card according to spectator's wishes (more or less), gray code and faroRelated to Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 21
Karl Fulves Example 16 32 cards, any card specified in stages (color, suit, value...) comes to top after some faro shuffling, gray code and faro Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 22
Karl Fulves Gray Stak combining gray code and stay stack in a deck with eight cards, in the application a selection is divined, see also Addenda on page 60, for sixteen- and 32-Card Arrangements see referenceRelated to Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 23
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Techniques commentary on Reflected Set-Ups, Interlocking Stacks, ... in combination with riffle shuffle Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 24
Harry Lorayne Snap! Related toVariations HEX! 25
Ben Christopher Status Quo reds and blacks separated, they stay separated despite shuffling, then done with small packet (4 & 4)Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 5) 248
Karl Fulves Interlocking Stacks in the example a pile is riffle shuffled and packets of four cards each distributed, one knows something about matching values in the packets, see also Addenda on page 60 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques) 25
Karl Fulves Interface Technique - Example 17 spectator shuffles deck and deals cards out in blocks of 4, suit of face card of any packet and value of next packet's top card are combined to represent a card, this is predictedRelated to Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques) 26
Karl Fulves A Note On Four-Card Cycles Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques) 27
Karl Fulves Halving The Prediction presentation idea, see also following itemInspired by Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques) 27
Karl Fulves Prophet's Loss cards shuffles and dealt off in groups of five, words are written on backs that combine e.g. to "The next matching cards will be jacks" and in the next pile of five cards this is verified, repeated Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques) 28
Karl Fulves Marked Improvement cards shuffled and dealt in groups of five, marks on back of cards of one pile tell what's in the next pileRelated to
  • "Swindle Sheet", Issue 1 (Fulves)
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques) 31
Karl Fulves Application To Self-Centering Stacks Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques) 32
Karl Fulves Displacement Techniques on the definition of "riffle shuffle" Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Displacements) 33
Karl Fulves Joker Poker joker is inserted in 15-card packet which is then dealt out, hand with joker has a pair and wins Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Displacements) 33
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
Karl Fulves Finders three 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) 35
Karl Fulves Out Of Hand two cards are removed from packet, rest dealt out, suits of selections and suits in piles have some coincidences Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Displacements) 35
Karl Fulves Torn Corner Control push-through failure with a card that has a corner openly torn off Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Controls) 37
Karl Fulves Layman's Lace-Thru crude Zarrow type shuffle, as an exposé move Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Controls) 39
Karl Fulves Center Control Variations Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Controls) 40
Alan Brown Black Widow two initialed cards change place in sandwich cards, see also p. 270 and p. 276 for ideas by John Hudak, Bill Zavis and FulvesRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 7) 255
Karl Fulves Double Control deck riffle shuffled, not squared, halves separated again and one selection is protruding from both halves, see also Freeman Display versionsRelated to Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Controls) 42
Karl Fulves Locating The Aces tabled ace production with riffle shuffle revelationsVariations Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Controls) 43
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves Nor Eyes To See With - performer finds red card in black packet behind back
- circled number on paper is divined behind back
- set time on watch revealed behind back
fiber optic tube, see also p. 320 for idea by Harold Bester, p. 644 & p. 728 for comments by Syd Bergson & Karl Fulves
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 1) 291
Karl Fulves The Triple Faro - Shuffle Definitions theoretical, since no technique is given Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 45
Karl Fulves Reverse Triple Faro Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 45
Karl Fulves The 3n Deck properties related to the Triple Faro Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 46
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Beat The House humorous dealing routine in which performer plays against two players and always gets one card less, three phases, in final phase performer gets non and players blank cards The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 1) 294
Karl Fulves Recycling The 3n Deck with the Triple Faro Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 47
Karl Fulves Inverse Shuffles properties of the Triple Faro Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue The Triple Faro) 47
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, see p. 289 for reference, p. 292 for comments by George McLean & George BlakeRelated toVariations