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Karl Fulves Dealdown four perfect blackjacks producedRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1370
Karl Fulves Python Monte bent corner idea, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 48) 204
Karl Fulves Speedo spectator choses a player by removing a small number of cards, this player gets the four Aces The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1371
Karl Fulves Ace Glue four dabs of "ace glue" put on jacket, jumbo cards sprung on performer, Aces glue on jacket, posed as problem
- Version-X, with named four-of-a-kind, then igloo crashes on stage (!)
Interlocutor (Issue 48) 204
Karl Fulves Standouts list of four great effects Interlocutor (Issue 48) 204
Karl Fulves On Ken Beale Interlocutor (Issue 48) 204
Roy Walton Because It Was There "Riffle Aces"Related to The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1373
Karl Fulves What From Whom various credit information
- "Parallax" (David Britland, New Talon #1)
- "Angel ard Rise" (David Britland)
- "Dollar Con" (Terri Rogers)
- "Moon Rock" Rip Off (Sid Lorraine)
- Marlo Move in New Tops, June '85
- "Double Vanish & Recovery"
- "BoTop Change"
- "Immediate Bottom Placement"
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 48) 205
Karl Fulves Noops! two spoons, one bent, condition reverses and other spoon is bent now The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1374
Karl Fulves More Petals solutionInspired by Interlocutor (Issue 48) 210
Karl Fulves Over Easy without shuffle, with four Royal Flushes The Chronicles (Issue 32) 1381
Karl Fulves Titles Interlocutor (Issue 48) 211
Karl Fulves Two Gags - book with spells
- blank card with message
Interlocutor (Issue 48) 211
Karl Fulves Betcha adding digits on coin Interlocutor (Issue 48) 211
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #2 symbols on pad of paper, covered with paper with hole, performer divines which symbol is visible through hole, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 48) 212
Karl Fulves Scratch crack appears in glass and vanishes Interlocutor (Issue 48) 212
Karl Fulves Interlocutor - 49 on self-working magic and book titles, "The Magic of Matt Schulien", response to Phil Wilmarth Linking Ring column Interlocutor (Issue 49) 213
Karl Fulves, Charles R. Brush Curiosities two cannon balls materialize in fish tankAlso published here
  • "Baffles Appearing Cannon Ball" (The Sphinx, May 1925)
The Chronicles (Issue 33) 1394
Karl Fulves Academy of Magical Arts Awards Literary Fellowship for Fulves Interlocutor (Issue 49) 215
Karl Fulves Mouths of Babes easily obtaining knowledge about random things Interlocutor (Issue 49) 215
Karl Fulves The Greatest Muhammed Ali doing magic tricks, with newspaper clippingRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 49) 216
Karl Fulves Good Books Swapped magic books swapped with bibles by mistake Interlocutor (Issue 49) 216
Karl Fulves Rope Work knot effects
- Overtime Ending
The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1401
Karl Fulves Last Lines joke from Stewart James about Ralph Read and Rufus Steele Interlocutor (Issue 49) 216
Karl Fulves Cloverleaf Bet "On the Barrelhead", three loops formed from rope The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1402
Karl Fulves Little Casino four blackjack hands, aces all vanish and reappear under stack of chips, asymmetric Ace Assembly, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 49) 217
Karl Fulves Psykick Inspired byVariations The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1404
Karl Fulves Go Directly chink-a-chink with monopoly houses that change into hotel, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 49) 217
Karl Fulves Moving Finger outline of hand follows what hand does, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 49) 217
Karl Fulves Ironclad gag card rise in which stapler is connected with thread to deck, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 49) 217
Karl Fulves R5B5 five black and five red cards, card selected from each, they end up being in the opposite packet The Chronicles (Issue 35) 1407
Karl Fulves Karate Klip trick with stapler and paper, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 49) 218
Karl Fulves Staple Diet two cards stapled together, staple travels to another card, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 49) 218
Karl Fulves Resist electrical circuit problem Interlocutor (Issue 49) 218
Karl Fulves Time Machine rubber band around case, card inserted in band and flicked forward, it changes, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 49) 218
Karl Fulves Connect the Dots card layout on table, number cards are used to designate some of those cards, they're connected and the resulting line forms a letter that the spectator chose from a deck of alphabet cards The Chronicles (Issue 35) 1412
R. K. Miller Red Limit 2&2, two reds and two blacks mixed, they all change to black, repeated with another set of red and black cardsInspired by Interlocutor (Issue 49) 219
Karl Fulves Tri Thot The Chronicles (Issue 35) 1413
Karl Fulves What From Whom various credit information
- Double Double Lift in Hamman's Flash Poker
- Flash Change
- Omega Count
- Block Transfer in Vernon's Revelations
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 49) 221
Karl Fulves Moving Hand Writes on signature forgery in magic books Interlocutor (Issue 49) 222
Father Cyprian Reflection originally titled "Through the Looking Glass"
mirror-backed Queen inserted in deck, reflection of the card next to it noted, it vanishes, the Queen is now in wallet and the mirror-card is the selection
Related to The Chronicles (Issue 36) 1417
Karl Fulves Chronologue final issue The Chronicles (Issue 36) 1424
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #3 several cards torn in half and paper-clipped together, chosen pair is put in glass and restores Interlocutor (Issue 49) 226
Karl Fulves Lifelike connections between natural acting and magic tricks, magic on film Interlocutor (Issue 50) 227
Karl Fulves In The USA predicting a city that is selected from a mapRelated to
  • State flower/bird prediction in New Pentagram, Apr. 1987
Interlocutor (Issue 50) 228
Karl Fulves Curse In A Purse blank key changes into key that opens chosen lock, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 50) 229
Karl Fulves Letter Perfect prediction visible under clear glass changes when glass is removed, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 50) 229
Karl Fulves Pin Up invisible pin hammered in table, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 50) 229
Karl Fulves Round Up close-up case similar to luggage carrousel at airport, gags, idea Interlocutor (Issue 50) 229
Karl Fulves Spinoff a Six spins on table and changes to a Five, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 50) 230
Karl Fulves Iron Curtain joker at right angles in deck, stapler brought down on deck, selection now stapled to joker, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 50) 230
Karl Fulves Lift Off deck upright, first finger on edge moved up, poker hand moves along in ladder configuration, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 50) 230
Karl Fulves Trade In Draw fifteen card poker deal, three hands, spectator can trade, performer still wins, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 50) 230
Karl Fulves Jumbo card rises up, when pushed down it turns out that it is longer than the deck, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 50) 230
Karl Fulves Quigong Quashed comment on psychics in Beijing Interlocutor (Issue 50) 231
Karl Fulves, Patrick Page, Peter Warlock John Ramsay Quote quotes on John Ramsay, Dai Vernon Interlocutor (Issue 50) 231
Karl Fulves Marketable idea for jigsaw puzzle with cards Interlocutor (Issue 50) 232
Karl Fulves Trick Titles Interlocutor (Issue 50) 232
Karl Fulves What From Whom credit discussions, Bill Wisch Interlocutor (Issue 50) 237
Karl Fulves The Linking Card credit informationRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 50) 237
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #4 - "Unexchange", pseudo-switch of two small items, like chess figures or Okito boxes
- secretly exchanging the pen caps of two pens even though apparently nothing happens
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 50) 239
Karl Fulves State of Mind spectator choses a state from map puzzle which is predicted Interlocutor (Issue 50) 240
Karl Fulves Table Trix tabled false-count or second deal, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 50) 240
Karl Fulves Insults on criticism Interlocutor (Issue 51) 241
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #5 endless chain idea with three loops Interlocutor (Issue 51) 242
Karl Fulves Paper-Folding Approach to Cut-and-Restored Trick Interlocutor (Issue 51) 242
Karl Fulves What From Whom credit discussions
- Bob Farmer's "Tsunami"
- Gaetan Bloom's "Visible Monte"
- "Jumbo Mondo Monte"
- response to "Shuffle Off" manuscript
- Flip Flap by The Magic Hands
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 51) 244
Karl Fulves Equation Analysis Test - The Answers Interlocutor (Issue 51) 245
Karl Fulves State Police Test Interlocutor (Issue 51) 246
Karl Fulves Magic Test Interlocutor (Issue 51) 246
Karl Fulves More Insults with quotes from Scott Turrow article in New York Times, 1988-09-18 Interlocutor (Issue 51) 247
Karl Fulves Joggled balls vanish and appear during juggling, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 51) 248
Karl Fulves Sync ventriloquism so that lips are out of sync with the word, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 51) 248
Karl Fulves Well Suited sight gags with suspenders/suit, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 51) 248
Karl Fulves Vox changing voices idea for ventriloquism Interlocutor (Issue 51) 248
Karl Fulves Stopper cork too large to fit in after removed from bottle, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 51) 249
Karl Fulves Game Plan stacking with named four-of-a-kind, then cards transpose with spectators hand, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 51) 249
Karl Fulves Sez Me number combination lock, spectator can open it when performer wants to, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 51) 249
Karl Fulves Inseparable half cards on table, performer picks up two and restores them , posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 51) 249
Karl Fulves Flying Colors with airplane sight gag Kaleidoscope 2
Karl Fulves Outjogged Poker apparent stacking with outjogged aces as demo, when dealt aces fall to spectator, yet performer gets acesRelated to The Multiple Shift 15
Karl Fulves Concentrate! three mismatched pairs become matches Kaleidoscope 3
Karl Fulves Dream Detective card chosen from four red and four black cards, they're odd backed, some cards outjogged and injogged from deck Kaleidoscope 4
Karl Fulves Bootleg card transforms after weird selection procedure and comes out of shoe Kaleidoscope 7
Karl Fulves Strip Stack pairs of Twos through Sixes are upjogged and then squared, one shuffle and deal for two players, both get straights, one hand changes to AcesInspired by The Multiple Shift 21
Karl Fulves, Henry Christ Mathejack four jacks produced after some countingInspired by Kaleidoscope 9
Karl Fulves To Hindu hindu shuffle The Multiple Shift 22
Karl Fulves Topsy Transpo top and bottom card transpose Kaleidoscope 10
Karl Fulves Cut or Shuffle arguing that cut multiple shifts are better than shuffle shifts The Multiple Shift 22
Karl Fulves Top to Bottom Reverse card levered up with third finger underneath as in Curry change Kaleidoscope 10
Karl Fulves Follow the Leader & Oil and Water combination, plot suggestionRelated to The Black & White Trick iii
Karl Fulves Outnumbered packet, counting procedure, two mates found, no-touchRelated to Kaleidoscope 12
Karl Fulves Longitudinal Aces paper clip on top card, deck set on table, when spectator turns over top card with clip it changed into previous selection or
(B) into the four Aces
(C) into named Ace
The Multiple Shift 24
Derek Dingle, Karl Fulves Remote Collectors Aces remain on table separated from deck, dated 1972Variations The Multiple Shift 26
Karl Fulves Riffle Control incomplete riffle shuffle The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 87
Derek Dingle, Karl Fulves Loading Cards into Center same result as Deep ATFUS The Multiple Shift 26
Dai Vernon Collectible Aces remain on table separated from deckInspired by The Multiple Shift 30
John Quine Slider Aces concept, faro a packet into the deck and push it through, being in control of cards, for a Cutting the Aces routineInspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 1, No. 1) 7
Karl Fulves Full Court Press widely separated sandwich cards come to trap selection, sandwich cards remain outjogged, with "bluff spacing" for visible variationRelated to The Multiple Shift 32
Philip T. Goldstein, Karl Fulves Forehand four matching pairs generated, based on Fulves's "Hand Out" (And a Packet of Cards) Fifth 7
Karl Fulves KF Note on the Diagonal Palm-ShiftRelated to The Multiple Shift 36
Karl Fulves Excursion Aces pushed into different parts of deck, deck slapped, only Aces remain and deck traveled to four pockets, posed as problem The Multiple Shift 37
Karl Fulves One-Handed Multiple Shift posed as problem The Multiple Shift 37
Jack Birnman And a Pair of Kings red kings change to black deuces, kings then reproduced, two more changes and pair produced from air, "Tens Routine"Variations Kaleidoscope 13
Karl Fulves Cased Multiple Shift posed as problem The Multiple Shift 37
Karl Fulves Autopalm three Aces, one chosen and all three put in deck, deck cut at other two Aces, chosen one is palmed and produced from anywhereRelated to The Multiple Shift 38
Karl Fulves Card from Case Removal handling from left cop position The Multiple Shift 40
Karl Fulves Swivel Stack Aces placed in different parts of deck and squared, then Kings, two hands dealt, they are Aces and Kings The Multiple Shift 44
Karl Fulves Aces In One "Always Cut the Cards" plot Kaleidoscope 16
Karl Fulves Overshift two cards in different parts come together to trap selection, overhand shuffle & multiple shift comboVariations The Multiple Shift 45
Karl Fulves Ad Hoc Aces Inspired by Kaleidoscope 18
Karl Fulves OS II sandwich placed in different parts of deck, later it is back together but with different selectionInspired by The Multiple Shift 47
Karl Fulves Frequent Flyer card peeked at and deck spread on table, AS slid under spread right next to selectionRelated to Kaleidoscope 20
Karl Fulves Frequent Flyer - Sandwich Variation similar but selection ends up between two acesRelated to Kaleidoscope 21
Karl Fulves, Howard Wurst This Just In red aces in case change place with jack outside caseInspired byRelated to Kaleidoscope 22
Karl Fulves Stack In The Box ace between jokers in case, ace suddenly outside and four kings in case Kaleidoscope 24
Karl Fulves Overcount Off the Deck here two as three Kaleidoscope 25
Karl Fulves Jacknife jack in box, aces outside, they transposeRelated to Kaleidoscope 26
Karl Fulves Quick Black Jack sandwich in case, center card penetrates case Kaleidoscope 27
Karl Fulves Shadow Self card chosen by spectator is reversed and changes into previous selection, two handlings Kaleidoscope 28
Karl Fulves No. 1 With A Bullet poker hand gets better every time it's displayed and the cards get bullet holes, posed as problemRelated to Kaleidoscope 30
Karl Fulves Hue Go red Four pushed face-down in face-up deck and changes into black Four Kaleidoscope 31
Karl Fulves Angle-Jog Push-In Change Kaleidoscope 31
Karl Fulves Redblackjack out of five cards spectator picks the right one to complete his blackjack, "The Red Prediction"Related toVariations Kaleidoscope 32
David Williamson Torn & Restored Transposition Related toVariations Williamson's Wonders 72
Roy Walton Strathjack Inspired by Kaleidoscope 33
Karl Fulves Staple Condition odd-backed card pushed halfway into deck, stapler moved over deck, card stapled to selectionRelated to Kaleidoscope 35
Karl Fulves Card Revelation in Packet Kaleidoscope 41
Karl Fulves Interspace nine-card packet, spectator turns a pair over anywhere, performer places card between them behind back Kaleidoscope 41
Karl Fulves Reversed Card card vanishes from face of packet, reappears reversed in deck Kaleidoscope 43
Karl Fulves Turnover Glide card changes into selection Kaleidoscope 44
Karl Fulves Tenkai Book Turnover Comments Kaleidoscope 45
Karl Fulves Force Feed card in center sandwiched, as sandwich is pulled out it is switched for top cardRelated toVariations Kaleidoscope 46
Karl Fulves Triple Sandwich Location three selections, card found with sandwich cards, those change into other two selections Kaleidoscope 47
Karl Fulves Slapjack widely separated sandwich cards come to trap selection, sandwich cards remain outjogged, with variationsRelated to Kaleidoscope 48
Brother John Hamman Cream Rises to the Top triumph combo in which aces show up and change into selectionsRelated to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 191
Karl Fulves Introduction Money Moves 1
Karl Fulves Rush Hour bills placed in performer's trouser packet travel into stack in hand one by one Money Moves 2
Karl Fulves Out Take silver coin folded in paper changes place with copper coin in envelope Money Moves 5
Karl Fulves Codex quarter changes into gold coin when wrapped in paper Money Moves 7
Karl Fulves Notes on bill switchesRelated to Money Moves 9
Karl Fulves Zimzum coin drops through holes in paper that are much smaller Money Moves 10
Karl Fulves Cop a Bill four bills become 3, featuring palm-off Money Moves 13
Karl Fulves Cop Notes bill palm notes for previous trick Money Moves 15
Karl Fulves Transcam Money Moves 16
Karl Fulves Bunco Bills Money Moves 17
Karl Fulves Cop a Bill II featuring palm-off with bill folded in quarters Money Moves 21
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Outboxed coin through table upwards into matchbox, also as coin through ceiling downwards Money Moves 25
Karl Fulves Change Reaction bill folded in V shape torn apart, each half is a bill Money Moves 27
Karl Fulves Undercover pocket card, "high card wins" presentationInspired by Money Moves 30
Karl Fulves Shake Out two $5 bills and two $1 bills alternated, they separate, repeat, oil & water Money Moves 33
Karl Fulves Protokind Prototype 1
Karl Fulves Quid Pro Quota card chosen from packet, position remembered by spectator counting procedure
(A) Lockdown (11-card packet)
(B) Futures/Options (10-card packet)
(C) Go Fourth (10 cards, faro)
(D) Point of View (14 pointer cards)
(E) Cue Test
(F) First and Ten (spectator finds magicians card and vice versa)
(G) Doctor Cue
(H) HI Test
(I) Xtantra
(J) Doctor's Out
(K) Outback
Variations Prototype 3
John Scarne Western Union Trick telegram, according to Fulves wrong method (see Rigmarole No. 9, 1994, p. 106)Related to The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 208
Roy Walton Cue Sheet "Doctor Cue" variations, location in small packetInspired by Prototype 13
Karl Fulves Override reverse from break/peek Prototype 15
Karl Fulves Side Show card pushed in and left sticking out angle jogged, then produced from pocket Prototype 16
Karl Fulves Convincing Side Steal dummy card left sticking out Prototype 16
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Discerned Data odd-backed Mental Discernment, OOSOOM, one of nine, posed as problem Prototype 23
Herb Zarrow The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot flourish knotAlso published here
  • Herb Zarrow's "The Pendulum or Lazy Magician's Knot" in Karl Fulves "Close-Up Folio" No.12 /1979
The Knot Collector 36
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Twos Much selection lost, indicator Two-spot turned up, but selection under eight cards, other three 2s under original 2 Prototype 24
Karl Fulves Transmissible white and brown envelopes, signed selection in white envelope, envelopes riffle shuffled, travels to a chosen brown envelope Prototype 26
Karl Fulves Double on Deck Laydown deck set on table one-handed with double angled to side Prototype 26
Karl Fulves Angle Transfer center block transfer Prototype 27
Howard Wurst Midnite Card Trick corner of whole deck missing, corner selected and held to missing-corner of deck, reattaches to correct cardInspired by Prototype 30
Father Cyprian Fr. Cyprian's Solution corner of whole deck missing, corner selected and held to missing-corner of deck, reattaches to correct cardInspired by Prototype 33
Karl Fulves Psykick II Inspired byRelated to Prototype 38
Karl Fulves Kid Trix some blue-backed cards torn in half, card selected and signed from red deck, 2 blue-blacked halves restored and turned over - it is the spectator's signed card Prototype 44
Karl Fulves One From Column A card through newspaper Prototype 47
Karl Fulves Stamp Collector the same stamp stamps different cards on blank cards, posed as problem Prototype 48
Karl Fulves Tenvelopes ten cards in ten envelopes, performer and spectator each chose a card from those, envelopes shuffled and dealt, performer wins and the two previous selections are odd-backedRelated toVariations Prototype 49
Karl Fulves Tenvelopes Two ten cards in ten envelopes, performer and spectator each chose a card from those, envelopes shuffled and dealt, performer wins and the two previous selections are odd-backed, face-up/face-down elaborationRelated to Tenvelopes Two 1
Karl Fulves Tenvelopes Three another methodRelated to Tenvelopes Two 3
Karl Fulves Blue Alternate variation of "Tenvelopes"Related to Tenvelopes Two 6
Karl Fulves Getting Smaller And a Packet of Cards 1
Karl Fulves Block Exchange Counts as used in Elmsley Count And a Packet of Cards 2
Karl Fulves MacCount four cards, ace travels from pocket back to packet, featuring count that shows all cards but changes order And a Packet of Cards 3
Karl Fulves Dollar Swindle 3&2, dollar bill placed in packet, color separate to either side of bill And a Packet of Cards 5
Sam Schwartz Interrupted Ices four Aces, four Kings, two cards exchanged, stay separated, and so onInspired by And a Packet of Cards 7
Karl Fulves Sneak Preview presentational idea for packet trick And a Packet of Cards 9
Karl Fulves Remix three packets with red-black-mixed cards, two are separated but remix, the third separates And a Packet of Cards 15
Karl Fulves K-Counts order changed and card concealedInspired by And a Packet of Cards 11
Karl Fulves Zebra Count And a Packet of Cards 15
Karl Fulves K-2 four Kings change to four Queens And a Packet of Cards 12
Karl Fulves Carrousel two reds and two blacks, color named, those two cards turn up one by one And a Packet of Cards 17
Karl Fulves Up The Ladder "swindle count in which any small number of cards can be counted as any larger number, and any number of cards can be concealed" And a Packet of Cards 14
Karl Fulves Carrousel Count four-as-four while concealing two And a Packet of Cards 17
Karl Fulves The Educated Die Ace through Six, die rolled and card counted to, it's always an ace, two methods And a Packet of Cards 19
Karl Fulves Demi-Device 2&2, featuring a displacement count And a Packet of Cards 21
Karl Fulves Option Play aces sandwich one of three cards in a small packetRelated to And a Packet of Cards 23
Karl Fulves Dollar Hofzinser using dollar bill in handling And a Packet of Cards 24
Karl Fulves Quixote no get-ready, two handlings, credit claimInspired by And a Packet of Cards 25
Karl Fulves Cronus Double And a Packet of Cards 28
Karl Fulves The Starting Four AH, 2H, 3H and Joker removed from two decks, Three placed in other packet leaves three images, the Two two images, finally Joker vanishesInspired by And a Packet of Cards 30
Karl Fulves Fourmula One four Fours, suddenly all red, then two change into queens And a Packet of Cards 35
Karl Fulves Black Cat four cards, two Jacks turn up and the other two are Aces, "lazy gambler" theme And a Packet of Cards 36
Karl Fulves Gammatron four-as-four in which all cards are seen but order changed And a Packet of Cards 39
Karl Fulves Sixtet Ace-2-3 reverses order when second set of Ace-2-3 is reversed And a Packet of Cards 40
Karl Fulves The Original Method of "Sixtet"Related to And a Packet of Cards 43
Karl Fulves Bid Six biddle count method of "Sixtet"Related to And a Packet of Cards 44
Karl Fulves Hand Out two hands arrange in same order, beginning of "Handicraft" section And a Packet of Cards 54
Karl Fulves Hands Down coincidence effect when cards from 2 hands are exchanged And a Packet of Cards 55
Karl Fulves Red Handed three reds and blacks, one exchanged, spectator also exchanges cards and they're separated again, posed as problem And a Packet of Cards 55
Karl Fulves Even Handed two poker hands with face-up/face-down cards, spectator exchanges any two cards, when poker hands are examined they're the same, posed as problem And a Packet of Cards 56
Karl Fulves Back Handed two rows, spectator exchanges two cards which are predicted via backs, posed as problem And a Packet of Cards 56
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
Karl Fulves Introduction Quick Card Tricks 1
Karl Fulves Makeshift card changes in named card, back to back transformation handlingRelated to Quick Card Tricks 2
Karl Fulves Overthrow coin (or other object) on tabled spread during turnover Quick Card Tricks 4
Karl Fulves Launch Site copper coin under tabled spread, silver on top, silver vanishes and reappears under isolated card Quick Card Tricks 5
Karl Fulves Force Card Note forcing card with coin on spread via "Overthrow", A-10 set-up Quick Card Tricks 5
Karl Fulves Trade In two 3s and an Ace change to two Aces and a 3Inspired by Quick Card Tricks 6
Karl Fulves Pirouette with extra cardRelated to Quick Card Tricks 6
Karl Fulves Rough House three cards in case, 2 more put in, then those two come out cut up in pieces, story presentationRelated to
  • Richard Himber's "Surprise Stab"
Quick Card Tricks 9
Karl Fulves Unbeknownst bridged deckRelated to Quick Card Tricks 10
Karl Fulves Mexipo 2&2 oil & water sequence with a card transposition, "As the title indicates, this is a transpo-type trick using a Mexican turnover." Quick Card Tricks 11
Karl Fulves Mexican Turnover from Center Related to Quick Card Tricks 11
Karl Fulves Sidepockets two selections from the two side pockets, alternative bluff method givenInspired by Quick Card Tricks 12
Karl Fulves Two Pocket Bluff two cards palmed in one hand are apparently removed from different pockets Quick Card Tricks 12
Karl Fulves, John Scarne, J. W. Sarles Flash Poker spectator stops performer's shuffle at four Aces, they then change into a royal flushInspired by
  • item in "Swindle Sheet"
Quick Card Tricks 14
Karl Fulves Rivalry black kings catch two Aces, then red kings catch four Aces and previously found aces between black kings are goneInspired by Quick Card Tricks 16
Brother John Hamman To do a Double Turnover from a four-card packet followed by five-card packetRelated to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 13
Karl Fulves Trade Secrets selection to pocket Quick Card Tricks 18
Karl Fulves Flushtration Palm bluff in which double card is openly placed in palm, then one card removed Quick Card Tricks 19
Karl Fulves Rightful Place deck spread face-down on table, spectator marks back of any card, spread turned over, magician correctly guesses card, multiple methodsVariations Quick Card Tricks 20
Karl Fulves Faxfiction three cards on fax machine, 2 exchanged, image sent, performer on other end names position of unchanged cardInspired by Quick Card Tricks 22
Karl Fulves Starlite different method for "Rightful Place"Inspired by Quick Card Tricks 23
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner's Approach different method for "Rightful Place"Inspired by Quick Card Tricks 23
Karl Fulves Covering the Spread different method for "Rightful Place"Inspired byVariations Quick Card Tricks 24
Karl Fulves Marksman Inspired by Quick Card Tricks 25
Karl Fulves This Just Out side-jogged sandwich cards in deck, selection appears between those side-jogged cards Quick Card Tricks 27
Karl Fulves Non-Symmetric Trap selection lost in deck, 2 red jacks with x card cut in deck, black jack cut in deck and other black jack left on table, red jacks now have 2 black jacks sandwiched and tabled card is selection Quick Card Tricks 29
Karl Fulves Standard Test four jacks change into 2 jacks and a double backer which is split into two aces Quick Card Tricks 32
Karl Fulves Daley's Last Handling Quick Card Tricks 33
Brother John Hamman The Bottom Double Drop turning double over on deck from bottom of right hand packetRelated to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 32
Karl Fulves Center Pull Out Double Lift Gemini CountRelated to Quick Card Tricks 33
Karl Fulves, Don Stewart on Splitting and Fusion for magicians, dated to 1950s Quick Card Tricks 33
Karl Fulves Cast of Characters four jokers, small packet ambitious, change into kings Quick Card Tricks 34
Karl Fulves Reference Notes on the Center Pull-Out, precursor MarconickRelated to Quick Card Tricks 35
Karl Fulves Run Around one-handed cutting sequence used to find selection with sandwich cards Quick Card Tricks 36
Karl Fulves Cutting Control to top Quick Card Tricks 36
Karl Fulves Flourish One-Hand Cut Sequence "Reverse Charlier", see also p. 47 for credit information Quick Card Tricks 37
Karl Fulves Jackhammer Finish alternate finish to "Run Around", deck with 2 jacks sticking out hammered on card case, selection eventually sandwiched in between them Quick Card Tricks 40
Karl Fulves Kixback prediction card on top of deck between sandwich cards, card selected and put back, it was the prediction card which is still sandwichedRelated to Quick Card Tricks 41
Karl Fulves Read No Evil two old pieces of paper, deck cut in three piles, coincidences occur Quick Card Tricks 42
Karl Fulves Wind-Up Cut cutting sequence to secretly reverse half the deck Quick Card Tricks 44
Karl Fulves Reverse English Inspired by Quick Card Tricks 46
Karl Fulves Wind Up Reverse alternative handling, cut that reversed half the deck Quick Card Tricks 48
Karl Fulves Introduction with credit information on multiple shifts The Multiple Shift 1
Frank Thompson Multi Shift aka Straddle Shift, also for single cardVariations The Multiple Shift 2
Karl Fulves Straddle Pass Inspired by The Multiple Shift 7
Karl Fulves Recapture card appears between top two black Aces with unusual presentation The Multiple Shift 8
Karl Fulves Boxed In four Aces shows, one named, aces dropped on case, named ace penetrates into case The Multiple Shift 9
Karl Fulves Transitrap card transposes with sandwich pair The Multiple Shift 10
Brother John Hamman The Chinese Shuffle multiple up-downjog culling to get into any order with up to 6 cullsRelated to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 68
Karl Fulves Introduction Kaleidoscope 1
Karl Fulves PDQuickie Aces placed in different parts of the deck, one cut, two hands dealt and performer gets Aces (doubles inserted) The Multiple Shift 14
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
Ken Krenzel Soft Cards two cards that are face to face are suddenly back to back, gaffedInspired by Close-up Impact! 3
Karl Fulves Vector Switch Related to Close-up Impact! 76
Ken Krenzel, Karl Fulves Partial Vector Switch Inspired by Close-up Impact! 78
Karl Fulves Rip-Apart Production faro shuffled cards ripped apart, selection remains outjogged from one half 28 Card Tricks 58
Karl Fulves Pivot Production from Case from behind case 28 Card Tricks 59
Karl Fulves Pull Apart card perpendicular in middle of one half, part that sticks out in other half, when halves are pulled apart the card splits in twoRelated to 28 Card Tricks 60
Karl Fulves Truncate queen transposes with two deuces in deck, queen splits in two, substitution trunk presentation 28 Card Tricks 62
Karl Fulves Split Image I face-up version of "Pull Apart"Related to Pull Apart Notes 1
Karl Fulves Split Image II face-up version of "Pull Apart"Related to Pull Apart Notes 4
Karl Fulves Split Image III two Twos stick perpendicular in a half of the deck each, halves pushed together so Twos are out of sight, the two Twos then change into four AcesInspired byRelated to Pull Apart Notes 5
Karl Fulves Preface Swindle & Cheat 2
Karl Fulves Stretch Note card stretches between two halves of the deck Pull Apart Notes 6
Karl Fulves Sporting Events chapter intro Swindle & Cheat 3
Karl Fulves Spot Check four dice, performer always wins Swindle & Cheat 4
Karl Fulves Rapid Transitive six dice, performer wins Swindle & Cheat 5
Karl Fulves Tri Color six dice, performer and spectator each take 2, performer wins Swindle & Cheat 6
Karl Fulves Shareholder six dice, performer against two spectators, performer wins Swindle & Cheat 6
Karl Fulves Dominant Dice second phase for previous dice game Swindle & Cheat 7
Karl Fulves A Penny Saved coin layout, game with die, performer wins Swindle & Cheat 8
Karl Fulves High Stebbins (A) spectator cuts packet and takes top card, performer next, high card wins
(B) high card wins with 12 card packet, three cards each, performer has better odds
(C) high card wins variation with better odds for performer
(D) high card wins combined with faro shuffle to shift odds to 1st or 2nd player
Swindle & Cheat 10
Karl Fulves Alien Dice nontransitive dice principle with only 2 dice Swindle & Cheat 14
Karl Fulves Digit Detective two spectators play "high card wins" with a packet, performer divines card value that was added previously Swindle & Cheat 15
Karl Fulves Post Position horse race on paper Swindle & Cheat 16
Karl Fulves Paper Hanger stack of bills is cut, game with top bills, performer has better chances Swindle & Cheat 19
Karl Fulves The Cheshire Cat chips and cups are used for game in which performer has better chances Swindle & Cheat 20
Karl Fulves Crossroader poker chips chosen from two cups, high number wins, audience decides who wins in the long run Swindle & Cheat 23
Karl Fulves Square Numbers columns and rows in magic square as nontransitive set with special properties, applied to chips game
- The Basic Squares
- Alien Numbers
- Twofer
- Advantage Player
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Karl Fulves Games Without Numbers chapter intro, Scissors-Rock-Paper Swindle & Cheat 25
Karl Fulves Paper Race four papers sticking out underneath cover, whoever choses the paper that is on top of the other's choice when cover is removed wins Swindle & Cheat 34
Karl Fulves Chain Reaction endless chain as game between two participants Swindle & Cheat 35
Karl Fulves Short Straw percentage game with three straws in three cups each Swindle & Cheat 38
Karl Fulves Playing The Slots box with 4 slots, performer and spectator chose one, more money comes out of performer's slot Swindle & Cheat 39
Karl Fulves Threesome percentage game with chips in cups Swindle & Cheat 41
Karl Fulves The Right Bettor percentage game with picture cards of animals Swindle & Cheat 42
Karl Fulves Road Race Swindle & Cheat 43
Karl Fulves Code Nine nontransitive game with cut-in-half tickets that have half numbers on themRelated to Swindle & Cheat 46
Michael Weber A Better Mousetrap three phases, based on Robert E. Neale's "The Trapdoor Card"Related to
  • Karl Fulves booklet "The Trapdoor Card", 1983 and David Britland's "Parallax" in Jim Sisti's "The Magic Menu"
Life Savers 130
Karl Fulves Markers ideas related to nontransitive games
- Simple Sets (Dualities, Royal Family)
- Unequal Sets
- A Nontransitive Pyramid
- Flat Dice
- Parity Dice (4 Thru 9 Dice, 2 Thru 10 Dice, 1 Thru 12 Dice, 36 Number Dice)
- House Dice
- High Percentage Games
- 3 Blind Dice
- Little Bingo
- Odds On
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Karl Fulves Bibliography Nontransivity in print Swindle & Cheat 71
Edward Marlo Simplex Banded Card to Cardcase rubber band around cased deck, it vanishes, spectator removes deck and finds rubber band around selection in deckInspired by
  • "A Case Of A-Band-Ment" (Jim Patton, Riffling the Pasteboards - Again!)
Related to
Banded Deck Effects 28
Alex Elmsley Penny Plain performer brings card to special position corresponding with cut-off packet behind back, principle similar to Penelope PrincipleRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 374
Karl Fulves "X" Card to Wallet Card to Wallet 26
Philip T. Goldstein Zenvelopes ten ESP cards in envelopes are sorted in pairs by spectatorInspired by Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 8
Karl Fulves Introduction 28 Card Tricks 1
Karl Fulves Ask the Cards a Question card to wallet with off-beat presentation involving blank cards with messages, card parked in jacket pocket before loaded 28 Card Tricks 2
Karl Fulves S and L "Satan and Lucifer", spectator choses mate of card in box 28 Card Tricks 4
Karl Fulves Box Spread Force card loaded under case, case dropped on tabled spread where spectator calls stop 28 Card Tricks 4
Karl Fulves No Fault folded paper in middle of deck is pulled and a four-of-a-kind jumps outRelated to 28 Card Tricks 6
Karl Fulves Switchback any card switched out via spread strip-out 28 Card Tricks 9
Karl Fulves Upwardly Mobile named ace jumps from bottom of deck to top 28 Card Tricks 11
Karl Fulves X-pert aces lost, then dealt off the top againInspired by
  • "X Marks the Plot" (Fulves, Cheat Sheet #2)
28 Card Tricks 11
Karl Fulves Good News Bad News card that remains outjogged transforms 28 Card Tricks 13
Karl Fulves Smear Center Double Lift 28 Card Tricks 13
Karl Fulves Procrastination Card Trick performer wants to find card, but other trick with Kings gets in the way 28 Card Tricks 16
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles O-Verse overhand shuffle reverse 28 Card Tricks 18
Karl Fulves Subplot spectator faces deck 28 Card Tricks 19
Karl Fulves Auto Gambler spectator gets four-of-a-kind after weird matching selection procedure, self-working 28 Card Tricks 20
Karl Fulves Autopilot Inspired by 28 Card Tricks 21
Karl Fulves Jiminy sandwich slides through deck and picks up selectionRelated to 28 Card Tricks 22
John Bannon The Ace-Man Cometh matching the cards with transformation after every phaseInspired by Smoke and Mirrors 92
Karl Fulves Daley Deal - Gaffed card addenda (with optional transformation climax) 28 Card Tricks 24
Karl Fulves Fotostatic Memory indifferent card inserted in card case changes into selection, case as instant camera 28 Card Tricks 26
Karl Fulves Two-Umff separating the revelation and the righteningVariations 28 Card Tricks 28
Karl Fulves Optimum Opener: Annexed Aces using "Riffle Shuffle Control" to control a selection and cull the aces from shuffled deck, negative cull 28 Card Tricks 30
Karl Fulves Trickonometry signed card in case transposes with signed card reversed in deck
- Cased Card Note (what to do with card left in case)
28 Card Tricks 33
Karl Fulves Semi Circular Reasoning semi-circular cut-out at flap of case disappears or restores or travels next to selection, posed as problem 28 Card Tricks 34
Karl Fulves The Usual Suspects spectator choses three cards which transform into cards to complete a four-of-a-kind 28 Card Tricks 35
Karl Fulves Biddle Stop Force spectator says stop, "Force Feed" 28 Card Tricks 36
Karl Fulves Ace Apparent one-handed cutting to aces, they're levered over one by one and left outjogged in different positions 28 Card Tricks 37
Karl Fulves Hideout selection vanishes from packet, the reappears again 28 Card Tricks 38
Karl Fulves Triumphant with transposition finaleInspired by 28 Card Tricks 39
Karl Fulves Random Stud stud version with randomly mixed face-up/face-down cards, dealer wins with royal flush 28 Card Tricks 40
Karl Fulves Steal and Deal spectator stops performer's deal at selection 28 Card Tricks 41
Karl Fulves Feedback / Force Feed card in center sandwiched, as sandwich is pulled out it is switched for top card, see next page for face-up versionRelated to 28 Card Tricks 42
Jerry K. Hartman Force Four card sandwiched in middle switched as sandwich is pulled out of deck, also with four cards sandwichedInspired by 28 Card Tricks 43
Karl Fulves Upcount four black cards removed, but selection was red, still found in packet, false count with upjogged cards 28 Card Tricks 45
Karl Fulves No Get-Ready Triple Lift running cut followed by multiple lift, initial break from bottom 28 Card Tricks 48
Karl Fulves Immersed Related to 28 Card Tricks 49
Karl Fulves Outfoxed apparent stacking with outjogged aces as demo, when dealt aces are openly dealt from center to spectator, yet performer gets aces, two methodsRelated to 28 Card Tricks 51
Karl Fulves Dime a Dozen 28 Card Tricks 54
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Eric F. Impey, Karl Fulves One-Hand Cut Production card dragged out with thumbRelated to
  • Secret Session, p. 47
28 Card Tricks 57
Karl Fulves DIY Double Drop Effect two cards from different decks match The Collected Almanac (Issue ) xxxiv
Karl Fulves Introduction Deceptive Practices 2
Karl Fulves Change X Change two chosen numbers via dice are counted down and a value of the other number is found in each case, selection found as wellInspired byRelated to Deceptive Practices 3
Karl Fulves Don't Ask repeat poker deal for two players, spectator wins and loses in final round Deceptive Practices 5
Karl Fulves Wire Room packet placed in case, selection paper clipped to top of case, cards removed until stopped, this card is forced and matches clipped selection, two methodsRelated to Deceptive Practices 7
Karl Fulves Bottom Deal from Case Deceptive Practices 9
Karl Fulves Gnomenclature with some references for the plotRelated to Deceptive Practices 11
Karl Fulves Juliet packet trick in which a card is signed with heart, it vanishes, card changes back and heart reappears Deceptive Practices 14
Karl Fulves Fly by Wire card paper clipped to case as prediction, card chosen from cased cards matches prediction, clip vanishes an reappears at mates with other color Deceptive Practices 17
Karl Fulves Median card predicted by 2 other cards - its value must be between the prediction cards, in second phase one of the prediction cards vanishes to make it fit Deceptive Practices 19
Karl Fulves Letter of Intent one of three envelopes chosen by exchanging number cards and adding some, number range force Deceptive Practices 20