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Edward Marlo The Perfect Stop Trick spectator stops at any card, its values is used to count down again and again until selection appearsRelated toVariations Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 73
Edward Marlo S.O.C. half dollar and three copper coins, transposition, coins to box, coins through card case, see also page 40Related toVariations Coining Magic 24
Karl Fulves Oracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predictedRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 1) 374
Simon Aronson "Lie Detector" Speller Hierophant (Issue 4) 173
Simon Aronson The Lead-In Routine two card location Hierophant (Issue 4) 175
Edward Marlo Flash Spelling Variations Expert Card Chicanery 30
Simon Aronson Some People Think interlocking chains Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 58
Simon Aronson Lie Sleuth several lies detected, missing card in pocket known, interlocking chains Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 59
Simon Aronson Group Shuffle three cards, no touch possible, based on Marlo's Location in Ibidem 8/11 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 60
Simon Aronson Vise Versa 1 signed selection from sandwich to other sandwich in deck Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 61
Simon Aronson Vise Versa 2 signed selection from sandwich to other sandwich in deck Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 62
Simon Aronson Mechanical Color Changing Card Case Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 136
Simon Aronson Super Stoned Poker Deal multiple phases Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 101
Frederick Braue Count-Down Triumph wrong card used to count to selectionRelated toVariationsAlso published here Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 11) 143
Simon Aronson Triumph for Two two cards selected, Triumph and one card shows, cards re-spread and same selection is face-up and first one transformed into second one Arch Triumphs 4
Simon Aronson, David Solomon, Edward Marlo Stop Perfecting Triumph! first selection used to count down to second after Triumph
- Dave Solomon Handling
Inspired by Arch Triumphs 27
Allan Ackerman Quick Coincidence Variations Here's My Card 62
Simon Aronson Ad-Jacent advertisement card is used to stab between selections Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 51
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Sessions by David Solomon (written by Simon Aronson) The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1, No. 4) 31
Simon Aronson, David Solomon Foreword Sessions v
Simon Aronson, David Solomon Doublestop two selections, two piles, spectator thinks stop on his selection in one pile and second selection is at same position in other pileInspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
Sessions 5
Simon Aronson From All Indications... four piles, top card of one pile chosen, top cards of other piles used to count down to mates of the chosen cardVariations Sessions 9
David Solomon A Simple Indication four piles cut by spectator, top card of one pile chosen, top cards of other piles used to count down to mates of the chosen cardInspired by Sessions 13
Simon Aronson Quadruple Spellbound Sessions 47
Simon Aronson, Yomoji Kuno Kuno's Copper Silver Change Variation Sessions 48
Simon Aronson S-O-See Thru coin in box and hand transpose, coins from hand to box, coin in bottom of box travels to purseInspired by Sessions 52
Simon Aronson Countdown Triple Prediction two cards and number of cards in pile predicted Sessions 80
Simon Aronson Aronson vs. the Observation Test Sessions 92
Simon Aronson Twice Removed Transposition two selections reversed in deck transpose with 2 jokers, each sandwiched between aces, 2 double facers Sessions 96
Simon Aronson Meditations on the Christ Aces incorporating a selected card, inspired by performance of Ricky Jay Sessions 112
Simon Aronson A Personal Note from Simon... about his life in magic Sessions 136
Simon Aronson Donald Duck and Deal chosen number of cards is removed from deck, spectator does deal-duck-procedure, remaining card has picture of Donald Duck ("Your audience should quack up!") The Card Puzzle 13
Bill Kalush Rubber Ringer finger ring on rubber bandRelated toVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 13) 120
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Sessions by Simon Aronson (written by David Solomon) Epoptica (Issue 4) 214
Michael Ammar Ring Band-It finger ring on rubber bandVariations Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 1) 1
Ken Simmons Ultra-Mental Deck Routine Handling three spectators stop during deal and deal a card face-down, same cards are reversed in second deckRelated to Finally! 26
Harry Lorayne, Simon Aronson The Equalizer slight variation on Aronson's "ShuffleBored" Trend Setters 171
Steve Beam Behind the Back Deck Switch - invisible deck presentationRelated to
  • Simon Aronson's "Bellow the Belt" in "The Aronson Approach", 1990
Also published here
The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 32) 564
Simon Aronson Introduction Smoke and Mirrors 9
Jon Racherbaumer One More Thing commentary on thought-of cards, including Simon Aronson's "Simon's Eyes" The Olram File (Issue 3) 11
Edward Marlo Logical Double Thought, Plus One two cards thought of & 1 unknown card removed, all found, three methodsRelated to The Olram File (Issue 4) 8
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson Simpler Than Simple Simon stacking four cards in one overhand shuffle, inspired by Simon Aronson's "Simple Simon" (Aronson Approach) The Olram File (Issue 4) 13
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson, David Solomon The Path of Olram approaches for Simon Aronson's "Simon-Eyes", four ideas with forcing decksVariations The Olram File (Issue 5) 12
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson Olram's Choice approach for Simon Aronson's "Simon-Eyes", 2 different numbers, memorized deck The Olram File (Issue 5) 13
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson For the Ace-to-King Boys approach for Simon Aronson's "Simon-Eyes", two different numbers, NPO stack The Olram File (Issue 5) 14
Edward Marlo Four for the Road three further methods to approach Simon Aronson's "Simon Eyes", faroRelated to The Olram File (Issue 8) 14
Simon Aronson, Allan Ackerman Aronson's Gemini Las Vegas Kardma 20
Steve Beam Leftovers on Tom Gagnon, 4F convention, Wayne Kyzer, Simon Aronson, Drei-Länder-Kongress, Magic Christian, Leo Polacek, Harry Lucas, John Moran, Ron Jeffries, Simon Lovell The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 57) 1100
Edward Marlo Flash Speller Related to from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 17
Nick Trost Spectator Finds the Aces Spectator selects two cards from spread, the two cards adjacent to each selection shown to be AcesInspired by
  • "Mark-a-Place Mates" (Simon Aronson, The Aronson Approach, 1990)
  • "Tony Hassini's Version of Spectator Finds the Aces" (Tony Hassini, Party Magic for Fun and Profit, 1988)
  • Aces by Mistake (Harvey Cohen, 1991)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 68
Nick Trost Odd Man Wins! Presentation by Mack PicknickVariations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 93
Allan Ackerman, Simon Aronson, Steve Mayhew Mayhew Poker Again triumph as center deal demo Classic Handlings 32
Simon Aronson Mental High Card Original procedure to restore Aronson stack in Routine MaintenanceRelated to Try the Impossible 242
Simon Aronson Poker Routine Deck Switch Deck switch done in context of Routine MaintenanceRelated to Try the Impossible 241
Simon Aronson Truth-Sayer Lie Detector effect with Aronson (four versions) Try the Impossible 245
Simon Aronson Odds And Ends Collection of "neat" stuff with Aronson stack Try the Impossible 252
Simon Aronson Last Five Standing Produce poker hands with down under deal Try the Impossible 252
Simon Aronson Take Two Double spelling effect Try the Impossible 254
Simon Aronson 52 Pickup Full deck spelling sequence Try the Impossible 263
Simon Aronson The Face-Down UnDo The "UnDo Influence" control, face down versionVariations Try the Impossible 6
Simon Aronson Sequence Spell Deck Switch Try the Impossible 263
Simon Aronson Alternative Shuffles Overhand shuffles to hide face up Jokers in deck Try the Impossible 9
Simon Aronson Triple Trick Tip Procedure to display cards while restoring order of stack Try the Impossible 260
Simon Aronson Variation 1441 Variation of UnDo Influence, use Ace and Four instead of JokersInspired by Try the Impossible 10
Simon Aronson Built for Two (using the UnDo Influence Control) Random Tandem done with Aronson stackInspired by Try the Impossible 258
Simon Aronson Variation 1839 Variation of UnDo Influence, use four face up cards instead of twoInspired by Try the Impossible 10
Simon Aronson Threespell (using the UnDo Influence Control) Queenspell with Threes in AronsonInspired by Try the Impossible 257
Simon Aronson Color Separation Variation on UnDo Influence to leave deck color separatedInspired by Try the Impossible 10
Simon Aronson Ringleader Ring on and off rubberbandInspired by Try the Impossible 269
Simon Aronson The Face-Up UnDo The "UnDo Influence" control, face up version Try the Impossible 14
John Bannon, Simon Aronson An Interview by John Bannon Try the Impossible 278
Simon Aronson Alternative Spellings Alternative spellings for QueenspellInspired by Try the Impossible 16
Simon Aronson Bibliography Try the Impossible 289
Simon Aronson Face Up Queenspell Variation on Queenspell with Queens reversedInspired by Try the Impossible 17
Simon Aronson Faro 18/35 Restacking as an Alternative False Shuffle Use out faros to keep stack in QueenspellRelated to Try the Impossible 18
Simon Aronson Controlling the Aces Way to maintain control over four Aces during Divide and Conquer, can be used for Mark-a-Place AcesInspired byRelated to
  • "Mark-a-Place Aces" (Simon Aronson, The Aronson Approach, 1990)
Try the Impossible 24
Simon Aronson Lennart Green performs for Ginny Anecdote about Lennart performing his FISM act for Ginny Aronson while half awake Try the Impossible 25
Simon Aronson Euph-oracle (an Alternate Take) Elimination procedure to locate two selections, using Reverse FarosInspired by Try the Impossible 26
Simon Aronson Alternate Take Combination of UnDo Influence and Euph-oracle procedureInspired byVariations Try the Impossible 28
Simon Aronson More-or-Less-acle Euphoracle to locate four of a kind Try the Impossible 28
Simon Aronson Alternate Take with the Additional Climax Inspired by Try the Impossible 29
Simon Aronson Alternate Take Deck Switch Walkaround version of Alternate Take, can do deck switch Try the Impossible 30
Simon Aronson Random Tandem Uses UnDo Influence, but with mental stop procedure, selections turn up simultaneouslyVariations Try the Impossible 31
Simon Aronson Key Card Variation Uses key card in Random Tandem Try the Impossible 36
Simon Aronson Worker Bees Spelling trick to three selections (two chosen and one thought of) using UnDo InfluenceRelated toVariations Try the Impossible 37
Simon Aronson Double Progressive Spell Stack Integrate two "progressive" spell stacks togetherRelated to Try the Impossible 41
Simon Aronson Additional Mindreading Climax Extra climax to Worker BeesInspired by Try the Impossible 43
Simon Aronson Paramteters of the Worker Bee Stack How to modify the Worker Bee stackRelated to Try the Impossible 44
Simon Aronson Twice as Hard Cards at named numbers for two free selectionsRelated to Try the Impossible 46
Simon Aronson Packet Displacement Variations Related to Try the Impossible 63
Simon Aronson UnDo Influence: Theory and Practice Theory behind UnDo Influence control Try the Impossible 68
Simon Aronson Preface Try the Impossible iv
Simon Aronson Prior Commitment Two Jokers whisper positions of two selections in the deck, then revealed position numbers were written on the back on Jokers. Uses the UnDo Influence control. Try the Impossible 3
Simon Aronson Queenspell Spell the red Queens' names to find two selectionsVariations Try the Impossible 12
Simon Aronson Divide and Conquer Cards get dealt through, eliminating half the deck each time until two selections remainInspired by
  • "One in Fifty-Two Bet" (Lennart Green, Green Magic vol. 3, DVD, 2000)
Variations
Try the Impossible 20
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Head Over Heels move, control card to second from the top, and reversedInspired by
  • "Whispering Henry" (Roy Walton, Five Times Five Scotland, 1998)
Variations
Try the Impossible 95
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Transposition Simple two card transposition with the Head Over Heels moveInspired by Try the Impossible 97
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Glimpse Inspired by Try the Impossible 99
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels, into a Visual Change Inspired by Try the Impossible 100
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Invisible Card Card turns invisible, placed in deck face up, card then reappearsInspired by Try the Impossible 100
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels In-the-Hands Triumph Inspired by Try the Impossible 100
Simon Aronson O'Aronson Aces O. Henry Aces plot (Ace Assembly), all four Aces appear in spectator's hand Try the Impossible 104
Simon Aronson Nosnora Aces Aces scatter back to respective packets at the end of Ace Assembly Try the Impossible 117
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson Broken Elmsley Variation Try the Impossible 124
Simon Aronson Simon's Flash Speller System to figure out number of letters in any card's nameInspired byRelated to Try the Impossible 131
Simon Aronson Spell It Out Spelling random card to find actual selection Try the Impossible 136
Simon Aronson Mark-a-Place Move Variation of Business Card Prophecy Move (first described in The Aronson Approach, 1990) Try the Impossible 138
Simon Aronson Decipher One spectator names value, one spectator names suit, performer produces card Try the Impossible 143
Simon Aronson Two Deck Canasta Two cards chosen by two spectators from two decks match, even which pocket the cards are placed inInspired by
  • Chan Canasta's performance on the Jack Paar show on TV
Try the Impossible 149
Simon Aronson Choices Card at named numberInspired by Try the Impossible 155
Simon Aronson Breathing Spell Spelling four other cards to find two selections Try the Impossible 161
Simon Aronson Dizzy Spell Impromptu version of Breathing Spell Try the Impossible 167
Simon Aronson Queens and Kings Another variation of Breathing Spell Try the Impossible 169
Simon Aronson Two Beginnings Spectator freely names card, another spectator freely chooses card, it matches (first published in Memories are Made of This, 1999) Try the Impossible 171
Simon Aronson The Invisible Card Freely named card vanishes, then vanishappears reversed in deck (first published in Memories are Made of This, 1999) Try the Impossible 175
Simon Aronson Oddly Enough Simple game as bet, magician keeps winningInspired by Try the Impossible 179
Simon Aronson Rap-Ace-ious Magician raps while locating the four Aces (credits for all the sleights used are given) Try the Impossible 184
Simon Aronson Stalking the Stack Introducing the new tricks in this Aronson stack section Try the Impossible 193
Simon Aronson Aces Awry (Producing the Aces) Tries to spell suit of selection, but wrong 3 times - finally gets the value (Ace), and produces all four AcesVariations Try the Impossible 198
Simon Aronson Revelations "Along the Way" Variation on Aces AwryInspired by Try the Impossible 202
Simon Aronson The Double Push Off Using the Double Push off to overcome awkward spellings in Aces AwryInspired by Try the Impossible 204
Simon Aronson Reverse Dealing Variation on Aces AwryInspired by Try the Impossible 204
Simon Aronson Other Ace Productions Alternative procedure for Aces Awry that disturbs stack but is fastInspired by Try the Impossible 208
Simon Aronson Four on a Match (Producing the Fours) Finds selection (a Four) through spelling, then finds all FoursRelated toVariations Try the Impossible 209
Simon Aronson Four More Alternative procedures for Four on a MatchInspired by Try the Impossible 211
Simon Aronson Jack Coincidence (Producing the Jacks) Selection is predicted with mate, and selection is stabbed in deck, around two matching matesInspired byVariations Try the Impossible 213
Simon Aronson Paired Color Alternative Alternative procedure for Jack CoincidenceInspired by Try the Impossible 215
Simon Aronson The Mind Reading Deck, Part 6 (Producing the Sixes) Find selection by spelling, produce all the Sixes as a climax Try the Impossible 217
Simon Aronson The Mind Reading Deck, Part 9 (Producing the Nines) Find selection by spelling, produce all the Sixes as a climaxVariations Try the Impossible 220
Simon Aronson Mirror Nines Variation of Mine Reading Deck Part 9, with reverse Aronson stackInspired by Try the Impossible 221
Simon Aronson Direct to the Nines Extra idea to find Nines in fast wayInspired by Try the Impossible 222
Simon Aronson The Mind Reading Deck, Part 7 (Producing the Sevens) Selection is found in sandwich, produce four Sevens as climax Try the Impossible 223
Simon Aronson Two by Four (Producing the Twos) Spell to three Twos, final Two produced with flourishVariations Try the Impossible 226
Simon Aronson Spelling All Four Twos Inspired by Try the Impossible 229
Simon Aronson Fit Four a King (Producing the Kings) Spells to all four Kings while trying to spell to selection, uses up whole deck Try the Impossible 231
Simon Aronson Mirror Kings Alternative spelling procedure for Fit Four a King with reverse Aronson order Try the Impossible 234
Simon Aronson Routine Maintenance (Poker Deal Restoration) Poker Deal demo that restores stack orderRelated to Try the Impossible 238
Simon Aronson, Bill Malone Once and Again Display Procedure to restore order of Aronson stack in Routine MaintenanceRelated to Try the Impossible 240
Philip T. Goldstein Chipper card at number, four poker chips with numbers, two decksVariations Flaunting Five Fanciful Formulae 2
Richard Vollmer, Allan Ackerman, Simon Aronson The Cards of Destiny Card College - Volume 5 1192
John Bannon, Simon Aronson Wait Until Dark Shufflebored combined with Ortiz' Human Blindfold idea Dear Mr. Fantasy 168
Wesley James An Alternate Strip-Out Procedure 3-packet cutRelated to
  • "Aronson Strip-Out" (Simon Aronson, Simply Simon, 1995)
Enchantments 319
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels 52 Memories 96
Simon Aronson Mark-A-Place Move Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 245
Benjamin Earl The Cards of Leon in-the-hands version without tableInspired by
  • "Shuffle-Bored" (Simon Aronson)
Gambit (Issue 2) 4
Woody Aragon Bored of Shuffling cards are shuffled face-up face-down by spectator. the number of face up cards and the nature of the face of cards are predicted on a sheet of paper.Inspired by
  • "Shuffle-bored" (Simon Aronson, Shuffle-bored, 1980)
A Book in English 153
Simon Aronson, Alex Elmsley Undo Influence Principle Lessons in Card Mastery 56
Simon Aronson Underspread Force Lessons in Card Mastery 127
Simon Aronson Under-the-Spread Force Handling Confident Deceptions 17
Paul Vigil High 5.0 five poker hands dealt, four spectators remember one card in their packets, cards redealt, performer reads minds of four spectatorsInspired by
  • "Gimme Five" (Simon Aronson, MAGIC, Aug. 2009, p. 62)
VariationsAlso published here
  • "High 5" (Paul Vigil, MAGIC, Nov. 2011, p. 64)
Classic Fantastic 201
John Bannon Bluff Oracle Aces I Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.Inspired by
  • "Bluff Oracle" (Simon Aronson, High Caliber, 2013)
Related to
  • "Divide and Conjure" (Marty Kane, Duffie & Robertson's Card Conspiracy, Vol. 1, 2003)
  • Moracle (Lin Searles, 1971)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 50
R. Paul Wilson SMF Using a card with printed instructions, magician predicts the card a spectator will select.Related to
  • "Shuffle Bored" (Simon Aronson, marketed, 1980)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 133
Simon Aronson Foreword - Good Things Come in Small Packages... In Order to Amaze 9
Simon Aronson, Andy (The Jerx) Meta-bored Shuffle-bored presentation The Jerx 265