Clockwork
Clockwork
Approaches To Card Counting
written by Karl Fulves
2005
Work of Karl Fulves
75 pages (Spiralbound), Selfpublished
Language: English
(46 entries)
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Karl Fulves Introduction 3
Karl Fulves Kid Stuff finding missing card in small packet, for practicing see also "Count Of Cards" (Fulves, Charlatan #8) 5
Karl Fulves Tri-Out spectator choses large number by chosen 7 or 8 spot cards, it is predicted that it is divisible by three, and it is, for practicing card counting 6
Karl Fulves Counterfeat spectator removes any card from shuffled deck, performer removes full house and bets that spectator cannot beat him with straight flush that includes his card see also "Counterfeit" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 9
Charles T. Jordan & Karl Fulves Reckoning With Jordan commented reprint of "The Pair Detection", spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, Parallel Principle see also "The Pair Detection" (Charles T. Jordan, 1921) 10
Karl Fulves Displaceable U deck cut in half, both halves shuffled, spectator removes some cards of named suit and places them in box, another one from other half under box, last one is named see also "The Pair Detection" (Charles T. Jordan, 1921) 11
Karl Fulves Yo, Adrian 2 spectators take a card from half the deck and place it in the other, both divined, one is a confederate 13
Karl Fulves Stooge's Riffle Shuffle Glimpse stooge can glimpse top card during performer's shuffle inspired by "A Prediction" (Hatton & Plate, Magician's Tricks and how they are done) 13
Karl Fulves Calling Ms. Modulo 2 poker hands, performer and spectator each decide on a hole card, medium tells hole card after hearing other 4 cards inspired by "Telephone Stud" (Wallace Lee, Math Miracles, 1950),
see also "Telephone Stud" (Karl Fulves, 2005)
15
Karl Fulves Domain Theory teaser for next section 20
Karl Fulves Fractional Counts clocking used with only a known section in middle of deck see also "Blocking" (Karl Fulves, 1979) 21
Karl Fulves Mix Up adding partial false shuffles to previous trick 22
Karl Fulves Stopped Clock spectator and performer remove a card, shuffled back in, performer deals and stops at both cards, domain theory 23
Karl Fulves Third Degree two thirds are clocked, 1, 2 or 3 selections can be removed or returned to different section and found 24
Karl Fulves Suit Solution in Clocking card removed, performer removes four-of-a-kind of same value but originally removed card vanishes as it cannot be there 25
Karl Fulves From Concentrate clocking only one color or other property 26
Karl Fulves Mind's i 2 piles, 2 spectators each remove a card and put it in other pile, performer knows both after looking through one of the piles, also over phone 27
Unknown Biddle Steal Separation 27
Karl Fulves Rite Minded card moved from one half to the other, then deck assembled and card found, fast clocking 29
Karl Fulves Pre-Existing Memory red and black card moved from one half to other, both found, partial clocking 30
Karl Fulves Clocking with Objects objects with names that have a certain number of letters in a box, removed object identified by counting letters of others 31
Karl Fulves Eminent Domain strategy in which red cards in bottom half are clocked, and black cards in top half, card moved from half to half can be identified, see also p. 73 32
Karl Fulves Strongest Suit 2 cards reversed are identified via "eminent domain" card counting 33
Karl Fulves Thot By Proxy spectator removed queen and any card from same suit, they're divined 35
Karl Fulves Max Moe see also p. 67 36
Karl Fulves Clockwork on card counting with "mechanical assistance" 38
Karl Fulves Line of Sight edge marks on twelve cards combined with card counting 38
Karl Fulves Light Fingered two cards removed from upper and lower half of deck after riffle shuffles, performer looks through deck and names both 40
Karl Fulves Unique Sums set-up so that two cards removed from a certain part still produce unique clocking value 42
Karl Fulves Lettra Set two missing cards found with clocking and faro-shuffled set-up 43
Karl Fulves & Stewart James Stax Fax stacks that force numbers, see also p. 68 45
S. H. Paine Paine Set-Up for a number force, 14-15 45
Karl Fulves Clockwork deck cut, cut in half and any card removed, performer looks through this pile and names card
- The System
- First case
- Second Case
- Third Case
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Karl Fulves Phone Detective previous "Clockwork" deck as telephone trick 55
Karl Fulves 13 O'Clock 2 cards chosen with cutting procedure are found inspired by "Eyes of the Gods" (John Hamilton, 1970) 56
Karl Fulves Modulus Operandi how to practice card counting mod different bases 59
Karl Fulves Booked Up torn and balled-up book pages, one chosen and word on it divined, clocking page numbers 60
Karl Fulves Grudge Match Miraskill type bet with red-red, black-black and mixed pairs done with about half the shuffled deck, winner still known 61
Karl Fulves Cold Case card removed from pile to pile and located, only clocked total of one half known in advance 63
Karl Fulves Counterfeit credits for "Counterfeat" betting game in which spectator and performer construct poker hand from face-up spread see also "Counterfeat" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 65
Karl Fulves Telephone Stud further credits for "Calling Ms. Modulo" see also "Calling Ms. Modulo" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 66
Karl Fulves Moe By Phone and further references for the plot 67
Karl Fulves Pictorials clocking other things than the values
- Mid Count
- Corner & Curves
- Line Count (ESP)
- Lines And Curves
69
Karl Fulves Royal Flush Clock spectator removes any Royal Flush card, performer quickly goes through deck and removes card from same Royal Flush 70
Karl Fulves Double Card Count two cards removed, still found with card counting 72
Karl Fulves Further References list of card counting tricks in Karl Fulves's output 74