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Unknown The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even 1876 Modern Magic 51
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked 1889 Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even 1889 Tricks with Cards 77
Unknown New Numerical Trick with Cards three heaps formed while performer is blindfolded according to some mathematical instructions, performer in the end know amount of cards in center pile 1890 More Magic 25
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position 1890 More Magic 79
Unknown Gerade oder ungerade performer knows if cut-off pile has odd or even number of cards, red-black alternating 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 89
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 3. third application, position of top card named after three "shuffles" 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Predestination two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection see also "Die Prädestinationsgabe" (Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, 1896) 1897 New Era Card Tricks 192
S. W. Erdnase Knowing Position of any named Card 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 182
Unknown Third Method four cards laid out on table, spectator throws die and counts to card which is selection 1909 The Art of Magic 44
Ziska The Transposed Cards done with full deck, performer divines the number of cards put form one half to another varied by "Ziska Improved" (Gerald Kosky, 1940) 1909 The Art of Magic 49
Charles T. Jordan Improved Satan's Prophecy prediction, deck divided into two halves and a selected card vanishes from one half and appears at the position predicted in the other half see also Satan's Prophecy (Charles Jordan, Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks, 1920) 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 8
Charles T. Jordan The Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades) 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 14
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 21
Jack Merlin Throwing a Card in the Air and Catching in the Pack at a Chosen Number 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Al Baker Eyes All Around performer produces card with value of number of cards by spectator 1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Cardially Yours") 490
Tom Sellers Lift a Few spectator cuts cards and replaced, performer divines number of cards, 2 key cards come from sleeve 1934 Card Tricks That Work 8
Louis Lam Tower Bridge "A New Bridge Effect", number of cut of cards is divined by value of another selection 1935 Would You Believe It? 11
Unknown A Card and a Number naming name and position of selection, key card 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 11
Unknown The Count Down card and its position remembered and divined, two key cards 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 12
Unknown A Test Discovery nail punch, naming position of selection 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown The Touch that Tells performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 146
Dai Vernon An Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position see also "Insolvable Mystery" (Dai Vernon, 1997),
varied by "Insolvable Mystery" (Dai Vernon & Frederick Braue, 1985)
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Unknown The Nines random numbers add up to 9, 9s are selected see also "The Nines" (1985) 1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 156
Arthur H. Buckley Indetecto divining chosen number and card, impromptu punched card with finger nail 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 83
Unknown Up Your Sleeve spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 92
Theodore Annemann One in Ten Detection performer finds out small thought-of number, one-way backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Charles T. Jordan Hourglass Cards time on watch gives position of card, placement via dealing selection procedure 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 181
Unknown Coincidence Extraordinary piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematical see also "Necromantic Calculation" (Rolland Hamblen, 1937),
"Royal Card Discovery" (1941 / 27),
"Affinities" (Dai Vernon, 1988)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Rolland Hamblen Necromantic Calculation inspired by "Coincidence Extraordinary" (1937) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Ziska The Transposed Cards number of cut off cards is divined by value of a card, set-up see also "Ziska Improved" (Gerald Kosky, 1940) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 192
Stewart Judah The Circle of Cards selection and number of counted cards are divined, set-up 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 192
Rolland Hamblen A Trick Without a Clue selection and number of counted cards are divined, set-up varied by "Spell and Count" (Al Leech, 1966 / 2004) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 193
Unknown Eyes All Round a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, set-up 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 193
Charles T. Jordan Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Dai Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 208
Theodore Annemann Sensitive Thoughts deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 212
Howard Albright Unique Telephone Test phone number and name of person are divined and respective cards with values found 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 217
Charles T. Jordan Strange Coincidence stack that will force the number 10 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Unknown The Cards and the Dice card located via number on die, svengali deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 252
Unknown Educated Die rolled number finds card, stripper deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 274
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Numbers coincidences with number 10, tens show up, cut off packet are ten cards, ..., stripper deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 278
Unknown X-Ray Eyes performer know position of chosen card, short key card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 310
Louis Nikola Locating selection and its position named, memorized deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 394
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1936/37") 177
Newton Hall Controlled Luck 52 numbered cardboards & cards are shuffled and read one by one until performer tells to stop, card and number combination is predicted 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 191
Edward Reese Tattle Tale Card number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 201
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick see also "Card School" (Roy Walton, 1979) 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Unknown A Matter of Debit and Credit "I have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards varied by "Estimation" (Gene Grant, 1981) 1938 Greater Magic 157
Unknown The Spectator Does it All cards are put in pocket and one selected, performer divines number of pocketed cards and selection 1938 Greater Magic 226
Max Holden A Master Card Trick selection appears at predicted number 1938 Greater Magic 232
Unknown The Up-to-Date Prophet spectator names number, performer card at that position, stacked deck 1938 Greater Magic 289
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra. New Version with crystal ball four selections and their positions are named, short card and narrow card 1938 Greater Magic 471
Paul Curry Lost and Found two spectators remember cards and their positions, shuffle, 2 other cards find selections by stabbing the pack behind back 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 36
Claude Goldin Quarters from Torn Deck deck torn in quarters, performer names 4 positions, when counted down in the four positions there is selected card 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 461
Theodore Annemann Sensitive Thoughts deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Unknown The Magic of Nine number of cards in pocket and selection is devined 1940 Expert Card Technique 402
Gerald Kosky Ziska Improved number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, set-up, marked locator inspired by "The Transposed Cards" ( Ziska, 1909),
see also "The Transposed Cards" ( Ziska, 1937)
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 40
Audley Walsh Open Minds sum predication via cards, out-to-lunch principle on deck of cards 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 523
Audley Walsh The Mystic Twelve cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count force varied by "The Mystic Twelve Recall" (Audley Walsh & Jon Racherbaumer, 1971),
"Field's Zodiac Card Miracle" (Audley Walsh & Eddie Fields, 1976)
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 531
G. W. Hunter Three Predictions piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everything 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
Don Medley & Harry Jordan Circum-Location three cards, odd-even, identities and positions named 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 619
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magical Ways and Means") 233
Unknown The Odd Estate puzzle with a story about a will 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 739
Del Cartier Weird Coin coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 757
Dai Vernon The Little Dictators spectator notes card and its position up to 10, 3 dice are thrown, the total gives position of card 1941 / 49 Select Secrets 25
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 8
Edward Reese Tattle Tale Card number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 70
Theodore Annemann The Touch That Tells performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 71
Arthur H. Buckley The Unexpected Ending Experiment No. 9 - two selections, one turns over, other is counted to 1946 Card Control 159
Herb Runge Shorty performer knows how many cards are in spectator's pocket 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 454
Edward Marlo The Prediction performer knows card at named number, partial stack, part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine" 1947 Marlo In Spades 15
Unknown Piano Trick 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 106
George G. Kaplan Revello Card Circle thirteen cards and a lot of counting 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 67
Bob Hummer Topsy-Turvy Deck Deck of face up/down cards split into two by performer, each half has equal number of face up cards 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 49
John Scarne Double Duty Spectator secretly transfers a number of cards (1-10) to magician's packet, magician produces card with same value 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 71
Herb Runge & George Pearce & Ande Furlong Double Revelation Divine selection and number of pocketed cards 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 120
Jack Miller The Traveling Card 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 135
Bruce Elliott Math performer names selection of position, sort of early anti-faro 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 208) 832
Edward Marlo The Secret Number card counted to from reference card 1952 Control Systems 105
Bill Simon Mind Reading spectator thinks of a number and remembers the card on it's position, after the performer fails to find it, the spectator finds his card at the number turned over 1952 Effective Card Magic 145
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (Rusduck), see credits in No. 8 see also "Research Division" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck & Stewart James, 1958) 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 3) 9
Edward Marlo Magical Seven selection reversed in face-up portion travels down into lower face-down portion into seventh position, five phases/methods varied by "Mystic Seven" (Peter Duffie, 1997) 1958 The Magic Seven 2
Robert G. Tripp A Deck of Cards and a Miracle deck is cut and a card named, performer names position 1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 61
Alex Elmsley No Looking two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, then named, see also Brownwaves 1962 Close-up Card Magic 72
Howard Schwarzman Two-Gether two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles 1962 Close-up Card Magic 116
Dai Vernon Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up varied by "Super Duplex Count-Down" (Peter Duffie, 1997) 1962 Early Vernon 23
Edward Marlo On the Re-Stacking Pack two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind inspired by "The Restacking Pack" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 18
Edward Marlo Another Effect is the Following as a number force or book test inspired by "The Restacking Pack" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 19
Bob Hummer & Harry Lorayne Hummer Addition spectator reverses some cards, below table magician reverses more so named total is achieved, as kicker all are one color 1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 30
Harry Lorayne & Thomas Alan Waters The Card Pyramid mathematical layout of spot cards, end result is predicted, for Waters credit see reference see also "Mathematically Inclined" (L. Vosburgh Lyons & Thomas Alan Waters, 1966),
"Babel" (Karl Fulves, 1968)
1967 Deck-Sterity 45
Bruce Cervon Triangle Card Trick card version, final value predicted see also "Mathematically Inclined" (L. Vosburgh Lyons & Thomas Alan Waters, 1966) 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 88
Peter Alexis* Red Magic spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number varied by "Red Magic Variation" (Bruce Cervon & Earl Keyser, 1967) 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 103
Bruce Cervon & Earl Keyser Red Magic Variation spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number inspired by "Red Magic" (Peter Alexis*, 1967) 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 128
Ned Rutledge & James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Scales spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection 1967 Between Two Minds 7
Karl Fulves Mental Giant deck as calculator, 3D and 8D, sum or difference appears between them 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 222
Eddie Fay Magical Calculation shuffled deck dealt in two piles, performer announces sum of all values in one pile 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 22
Jack Avis Two - Four - Six - Eight - Find named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selection see also "Direct Link" (Alex Elmsley & Bill Reid, 1994) 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 120
Edward Marlo Marlo Re-Stacking Pack two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind inspired by "The Restacking Pack" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 175
Edward Marlo Spread Correction performer knows position of two selections despite real riffle shuffle inspired by "Spread Correction" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 39
Fred Lessor Brown-1 two cards show up at the same time during deal of two halves simultaneously, faro 1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 54
Brian Jordan* 8 - 25 packets removed and counted down in some piles, two mates appear, see also p. 348 see also "Isochronism" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1952) 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 315
Henry Christ & Harry Lorayne The Difference & The Sum spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted 1971 Reputation-Makers 105
Henry Christ The HC Difference & Sum original handling, spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted 1971 Reputation-Makers 113
Karl Fulves Ace-Dice-Ace position of selection is found via mathematical procedure involving dice, non-slip cut 1971 The Book of Numbers 27
Karl Fulves Faroincidence reversed card is at same position as selection when dealt from two packets in unison, faro, non-slip cut, "The shuffled deck is handed to you behind your back. With the cards out of sight, reverse the 25th and 26th cards from the top." Good luck! 1971 The Book of Numbers 27
Audley Walsh & Jon Racherbaumer The Mystic Twelve Recall cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count force inspired by "The Mystic Twelve" (Audley Walsh, 1940) 1971 On the Clock Effect 5
Eddie Fields The Zodiac Card Mystery card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket also published as "Field's Zodiac Card Miracle" (Audley Walsh & Eddie Fields, 1976) 1971 On the Clock Effect 6
Frank Garcia Three in a Million two decks, spec and perf select same card and cut off same amount of cards see also "Perfect Harmony" (Manfred Bacia, 2000) 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 32
Dr. Leslie Albert Die-Duction card is counted to, number arrived at with dice 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 86
Fred Kaps I am in Debt ace to four, then cards are removed, always add up to ten see also "I am in Debt" (Fred Kaps & James Swain, 1999) 1972 Fred Kaps Lecture 5
Karl Fulves D/U Dice selection in small packet is found with die, loaded 1973 Notes From Underground 13
Karl Fulves Duo Dice two cards selected from 6-card packets with dice and found 1973 Notes From Underground 20
Edward Marlo Spread Correction performer knows position of two selections despite real riffle shuffle inspired by "Spread Correction" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 69
Robert E. Neale Number Hummer four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards divined or predicted inspired by "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring),
"Toddler" (Philip T. Goldstein & Robert E. Neale, 1989),
see also "Hummer - 4" (Charles Hudson, 1972)
1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 600
Edward Marlo Mathematical Marlo automatic placement, card and amount of cut-off cards is divined 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 75
Philip T. Goldstein Vested Power card selected by number and position, number and card found with spelling 1974 Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 5
James G. Thompson Jr. No Way two spectators decide on a number up to 25, first spectator counts down to that card in half the deck, performer writes down two cards, second spectator counts down, both cards match prediction 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 787
Ken Krenzel Two-Gether Again two selections at same position in two piles, duplicate 1975 Afterthoughts 93
Harry Lorayne The 29th Card faro see also "Penelope's Principle" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1975 Afterthoughts 129
Roy Walton Witchcraft value found by down-under-deal, two methods 1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 5
Roy Walton Now and Then selection is found and number revealed, down-under-deal 1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 8
Karl Fulves Mathematical False Count card with value of rolled die shows up, is put in deck and returns 1976 Epilogue (Section "Special No 5") 300
Audley Walsh & Eddie Fields Field's Zodiac Card Miracle card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket inspired by "The Mystic Twelve" (Audley Walsh, 1940),
also published as "The Zodiac Card Mystery" (Eddie Fields, 1971)
1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 33
Nick Trost A Prediction and a Date - Updated Cards dealt to any year called for from 1900 to 1975, plus predict a card varied by "The Ultra Date Trick" (Nick Trost, 1976) 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 16
Nick Trost The Ultra Date Trick Extension to year 2000 for A Prediction and a Date inspired by "A Prediction and a Date - Updated" (Nick Trost, 1976) 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 17
Nick Trost Compute-a-thot Three spot in inserted into packet, selection is found by spelling or counting or next to Three 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 33
Bernard Bilis Pair-A-Noic spectator cuts off cards, two cards turn over in rest sandwiching selection and values total number of cut-off packet, set-up 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 12) 136
Frederick Braue The Self-Arranging Pack counting off random cards from shuffled deck, a Ten at position 10 and so on see also "Hugard's Magic Monthly" (Vol. 1 No. 2, July 1943, p. 6) 1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 23
Gus Southall Dialing the Cards telephone number of spectator dealt out with "the spectator cuts to and counts down to the aces" procedure 1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 33
Karl Fulves Card Problems (A) spectator remembers card and its position, deck cut, card is still at same position, posed as a problem 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 17) 65
Charlie Randall Evening The Odds prediction reads: "there will be an even number of packets containing and odd number of cards" 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 259
Harry Lorayne The Mate Trap faro, 2 effects:
- spectator pockets number of cards, performer finds out how many
- spectator pockets number of cards, two cards in rest sandwich that number of cards
see also "Penelope's Principle" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1979 Quantum Leaps 222
Roy Walton Card School inspired by "Up and Down" (Dai Vernon, 1937) 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 689
Roy Walton Count Me In "Two Tricks"
between sandwich cards appear as many cards as the value of the selection, numerical set-up
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 15) 1205
Roy Walton The Ten To One Trick "Two Tricks"
one card between two Aces, ten cards between two Tens, cut into deck, number of cards corresponding to selection travels from Ten to Ace sandwich, numeric set-up, see also p. 1237 for credit information
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 15) 1206
Karl Fulves Liar's Stop Trick card at number remembered, then a different number checked and the card is now there, posed as problem 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 36) 142
Karrell Fox Come Forth! card appears at fourth position 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 395
Philip T. Goldstein Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack varied by "Impromptu Abacus" (Jean-Jaques Sanvert, 1981),
"Abacus III" (Charles Hudson, 1983)
1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 397
Karl Fulves The OJ Count with outjogged cards, spectator adds number cards he sees and gets different totals see also "Notes For A Dollar" (Karl Fulves, 1982) 1980 Color Quik 20
Jean-Jaques Sanvert Impromptu Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divined inspired by "Abacus" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1980) 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 574
Danny Korem Riding a Wave card travels from thought of position to other position, based on Frederick Wingfield's "Thought Waves II" (Magick #19) 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 19
Paul Harris Shuffle Time cards are cut in piles, numbers on top change into current time 1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 43
Paul Harris Mickey Mouse Math cards change and split to display basic calculations with its spot values 1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 105
Gene Grant Estimation "A Matter of Debit and Credit" with blank cards, Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck inspired by "A Matter of Debit and Credit" (1938) 1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 40
Philip T. Goldstein Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack 1982 Thunday 3
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 card varied by "A Simple Indication" (David Solomon, 1982) 1982 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 card inspired by "From All Indications..." (Simon Aronson, 1982) 1982 Sessions 13
Karl Fulves Lateral Leap chosen black card ends up in red packet at same position see also "The Unknown Leaper" (Charles T. Jordan, 1921) 1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 15
Charles Hudson Abacus III cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted, partial stack, see credit corrections on page 864 inspired by "Abacus" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1980) 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 790
Edward Marlo & Bernard Bilis I Missed impromptu version of Bilis' "Calculated Triumph", packet cut off, Triumph with rest, selection between two face up cards whose values add up to number of cut off cards 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 57
Paul Cummins Counting On It number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection varied by "Count Me In" (Gary Plants, 2011),
"Mentally Count On It" (Gary Plants, 2011)
1984 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 132
Michael Close & Stewart James Prose Duplex based on "Inverse Duplex" from New Tops, strange prediction effect involving numbers, automatic placement for two selections 1984 Epoptica (Section "Yearbook") 285
Mitsunobu Matsuyama & Martin Gardner Chronometer Cards cards of one suit are laid out and elimination process is used to arrive at two cards, those coincide with current time 1984 Epoptica (Section "Yearbook") 288
Philip T. Goldstein Future Indicative deck cut in 4 packets, spectator choses top card of one pile, top cards of other piles are used to count down, mates to selection found 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 403
Harry Lorayne Past Participle deck cut in four packets by spectator, spectator choses top card of one pile, top cards of other piles are used to count down, mates to selection found 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 406
Harry Lorayne Dangling Participle spectator cuts deck in four piles, value of top card of piles are counted down to find their mates 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 410
Terry LaGerould Relationships deck of cards and dice are used to force letters A and D, AD is found 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 563
Harry Lorayne Relationships Plus deck of cards and dice are used to force letters A and D, AD is found along with other aces 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 565
Unknown Impossible Coincidence card chosen, then divined on paper as well as its position (1935) see also "Der Zuschauer als Karten-Kommandant" (1896) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 1
Dai Vernon & Frederick Braue Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position, also with stooge that names card (1942) inspired by "An Insolvable Mystery" (Dai Vernon, 1936),
see also "Insolvable Mystery" (Dai Vernon, 1997)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 11
John C. Wagner The Wagnerian Miracle spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, performer names position, estimation 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 109
Philip T. Goldstein Raw Deal selection and chosen card revealed with down-under deal 1987 Doth 2
Larry Jennings Eidetic 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 188
Sam Leo Horowitz Look Homeward, Angel card at named number is displaced but returns 1989 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 168
Alex Scarella The Calculating Deck 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 2) 1603
Harry Lorayne Would It Be A Miracle? named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selection see also "Direct Link" (Alex Elmsley & Bill Reid, 1994) 1990 Trend Setters 39
Ken Simmons A Double Prediction spectator cuts off packet, amount of cards and card cut to are predicted, three methods 1990 Finally! 18
Anthony Lindan Flash Cards mathematical problem posed with cards, solution by card jumping out from the deck also published as "Flash Cards" in Anthony Lindan's "The Leaper Explored" 1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 3) 6
Edward Marlo A Number For Fast Company spectator cuts selections into deck, performer names its position and cuts off that many cards, crimp, memorized deck see also "Card and Number" (Harry Blackstone, 1938) 1991 The Olram File (Issue 3) 12
Edward Marlo Out of Sorts strange coincidence in which the position of selection in packet is determined with value sequence in another packet, based on Andre Robert's "Titan" (Magigram March 81) 1991 The Olram File (Issue 8) 10
Larry West Cut-Up amount of cut cards is divined and card changes into selection 1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 4) 8
Richard Vollmer Ten/Four at the end some coincidences occur 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 12) 2156
Chris Kenner Sybil The Trick number to 20 named, packet of that size produced with flourish cut, selection on the bottom of packet, number also predicted 1992 Totally Out Of Control 157
Karl Fulves Bar Room Bingo cards distributed in six glasses, two glasses selected, aim is to get near 14 but not over 1992 Deceptive Practices 22
Frederick Braue Discoveries - The Count-Down chapter intro 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 25
Edward Marlo Unstacked Indication deck cut in four piles, top card of chosen pile turned over, top card of other piles used to count down to match first card 1993 The Olram File (Issue 15) 8
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves II two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, performer stops spectator 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 60
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves III two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, then named see also "No Looking" (Alex Elmsley, 1962),
"Tuppence" (Alex Elmsley, 1994)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 64
Alex Elmsley Failure number is thought of and card at this position in shuffled deck, performer divines both (most of the time) also published as "Failure" (Alex Elmsley, 1953) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 76
Alex Elmsley Sum Talk of Alexander value of selection is used to deal to another selection and so on through the deck, sum of all values equates a number from beginning 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 171
Alex Elmsley Second Link two selections, named number corresponds to distance between those cards see also "Direct Link" (Alex Elmsley & Bill Reid, 1994) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 183
Alex Elmsley Signing Off performer names card an position, then all cards have performer's signature 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 189
Alex Elmsley Tuppence two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, then named see also "Brownwaves III" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 319
Alex Elmsley & Bill Reid Direct Link featuring Bill Reid's "Automatic Discovery", named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selection see also "Two - Four - Six - Eight - Find" (Jack Avis, 1969),
"Would It Be A Miracle?" (Harry Lorayne, 1990),
"Second Link" (Alex Elmsley, 1994)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 329
Alex Elmsley The Obedient Faro shuffling a card to any position up to 20 with 2 shuffles, for magicians 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 346
John Northern Hilliard The Ne Plus Ultra Trick eight cards chosen and replaced, they and their position in the deck are predicted 1994 More Greater Magic 1218
John Northern Hilliard The "Ne Plus Ultra" Crystal four cards chosen and replaced, they and their position in the deck are divined 1994 More Greater Magic 1220
Karl Fulves Cleaver performer removes red and black cards, performer forms two packets behind back with same number of reds and blacks each 1994 Crooked Tales 21
Bob Hummer The Magic Separation face-up/face-down mixed packet behind performer's back, two piles formed with same number of up and down cards, brief 1994 Crooked Tales 21
Karl Fulves Passe Partout after seemingly fair cut & shuffle procedure spectator ends up with some face-up cards, this number is used to count down in second odd-backed deck, there is a card from first deck and its duplicate is found in original deck see also "Passe Part Two" (Karl Fulves, 1994) 1994 Crooked Tales 127
Peter Duffie Baker Street Branch a certain value is needed and chosen 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 41
Peter Duffie Eleven Plus stay stack principle, number prediction 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 170
Edward Marlo Two Memory Bits - Bit Two spectator names card, performer names number, with new pack order and straddle faros 1995 Facsimile (Issue 3) 44
Paul Cummins Counting On It number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection see also "The Plucker" (Scott Robinson, 2010),
varied by "Touchez" (Lee Asher, 2000)
1996 from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 4
Jack Birnman Higher Math cards are used and transform/appear to illustrate simple calculations see also "Even Higher Math" (Larry Jennings & William Goodwin, 1998) 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 93
Paul Harris Mr. Lucky three cards corresponding to values of three coins appear on top of three piles even though coins are changed and cards removed 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Section "Misc. Pieces of Paul") 277
Paul Harris Mickey Mouse Math cards change and split to display basic calculations with its spot values 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Close-up Fantasies Finale") 67
Paul Harris Shuffle Time cards are cut in piles, numbers on top change into current time 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Close-up Fantasies Finale") 75
Frederick Braue Blown-Up Card at a Number Statistics mentioning number of possible orders 1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 24
Richard Vollmer Sum Trick at the end some coincidences occur, each "heap" totals fourteen 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 4) 2782
Ken Krenzel Under Wraps performer knows position of selection in shuffled deck, wrapped in a napkin, deck switch, memorized deck 1997 Ingenuities 168
Karl Fulves Power of One pyramid layout with cards, orientation is reversed and values reverse with it, two methods inspired by "Turnabout Coins" (Martin Gardner, 1971),
see also "Paranoiac Pyramid" (Shigeo Futagawa, Jan. 1992, Genii)
1997 The Vampire Chronicles 58
Peter Duffie Effortless Count-Down Kings cut and lost into the deck, deck is dealt into four piles by spectator, top cards are Ace Two Three Four, count down the values to find the Kings inspired by "Countdown Aces" (Lin Searles, 1973) 1997 Effortless Card Magic 56
Peter Duffie Super Duplex Count-Down Two selections made fairly, able to locate both immediately inspired by "Vernon Super Count Down" (Dai Vernon, 1962) 1997 Effortless Card Magic 92
Peter Duffie Mystic Seven Seven cards dealt down to find first selection face up. Seven cards dealt again, but find first selection again, the previous selection is now the second selection inspired by "Magical Seven" (Edward Marlo, 1958) 1997 Effortless Card Magic 93
Mickey MacDougall Trick of the Ages spectator cuts to cards which duplicate a chosen date 1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 20
Dai Vernon Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any small number, performer the card at this position see also "An Insolvable Mystery" (Dai Vernon, 1936),
"Insolvable Mystery" (Dai Vernon & Frederick Braue, 1985)
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 22
"Magic" Christian Stelzel The Challenger single card is found by stop while counting, amount of cards is same as value inspired by Jean Hugard's "Challenges" 1997 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 65) 1295
Larry Jennings & William Goodwin Even Higher Math inspired by "Higher Math" (Jack Birnman, 1996) 1998 The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 144
Fred Kaps & James Swain I am in Debt cards total ten although one by one is removed see also "I am in Debt" (Fred Kaps, 1972) 1999 21st Century Card Magic 108
Lee Asher Touchez ".....is what you say !!", number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection inspired by "Counting On It" (Paul Cummins, 1996) 2000 Pulp Friction 12
Ralph W. Hull & Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Coincidence magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards 2000 Card College - Volume 4 891
Karl Fulves The Good Book four jacks sticking out of book, numbers called an added, one of the jacks suddenly is at this page number 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 209
David Regal On Call spectator's phone number appears 2002 Constant Fooling 1 111
David Regal The Sum Of The Parts Micky Mouse Math variation 2002 Constant Fooling 1 12
David Regal Your Number's Up card is found with spectator's phone number 2002 Constant Fooling 1 118
Darwin Ortiz Remote Control performer knows position of peeked at card in second deck 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 98
Darwin Ortiz The Zen Master performer knows position of card, memorized deck 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 102
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Sympathetic Numbers cards dealt until spectator calls stop, then four cards chosen, ten cards dealt, all selections are 10s and prediction is 10 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 15
Al Baker Mysterious Divination stacked deck 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Contributions") 515
Al Baker An Old Ten-Card Trick spot on card displays thought-of number 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magazines") 637
Karl Fulves Apex Footnote connection to "I have as many cards as you..." and red black relationship principle, also with suits 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 43
Karl Fulves Sum Card Prophet spectator choses card face-up and stabs it into face-down deck, cards on either side add up to chosen value see also "Business Card Prophesy" (Bill Simon, 1952) 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 54
Karl Fulves Mixology spectator memorizes card and its position, gives riffle shuffle, performer names new position, shuffle tracking presentation 2005 Combo II 94
Karl Fulves & Robert E. Neale Distant Marker spectator cuts deck, performer names number and a card of that value is at its numerical position from top 2005 Combo II 110
Dai Vernon Vernon Fooler key card 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 32
Nick Trost & Roberto Giobbi A Compatibility Test mathematical, two selected cards predict a two-digit number 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 16
Nick Trost The Telephone Number Trick spectator's telephone number is produced 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 45
Nick Trost & Charles Hudson Trost on Hudson's "Sorcerer's Sevens" some coincidences with the number seven occur 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 52
Nick Trost Four Times Nine some coincidences with the number 9 occur 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 55
Nick Trost The Prophetic Phone Number the spectator's phone number is revealed as the climax of a card prediction 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 123
Nick Trost The 20/20 Prediction several coincidence with the number 20 occur 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 128
Nick Trost Destiny Deck coincidences with numbers and cards see also "Pure Mathematics" (Dai Vernon, 1967) 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 173
Fred Robinson & Ed Eckl Computation small packet inspired by "Madness With the Ascanio Spread" (Ed Eckl, 1975) 2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 219
Dean Dill Dean's Dribble performer names position of thought-of card 2009 Memorease 5
Steve Beam & Walter B. Gibson Outflanked two spectators find each others card, mathematical selection procedure inspired by "Perplexity" (Walter B. Gibson, 1940) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 45
Steve Beam & Martin Gardner The Ace-Two-Three Trick three sets of A-2-3 used for mathematical puzzle thing, inspired by Gardner's "Ace-Two-Three Trick" (Ibidem #6) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 74
Scott Robinson The Plucker number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection inspired by "Counting On It" (Paul Cummins, 1996) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 201
Steve Beam Scorecard two selections correspond with number after some calculations, based on "Affinity in Numbers" (Scarne on Card Tricks), with history see also "Scorecard V" (Steve Beam, 2015) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 203
Steve Beam Scorecard II inspired by "Scorecard" (Steve Beam, 2010) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 205
Steve Beam Scorecard III inspired by "Scorecard" (Steve Beam, 2010) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 207
Steve Beam Scorecard IV inspired by "Scorecard" (Steve Beam, 2010) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 207
Steve Beam Calling Cards phone number of spectator is revealed 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 265
Tom Stone Derringer cards at 2 named numbers are predicted, stooge 2011 Maelstrom 133
Tom Stone Well-Timed Miracle card at number determined by stop watch is predicted 2011 Maelstrom 202
Gary Plants Mentally Count On It number thought of and selection at this position remembered, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection inspired by "Counting On It" (Paul Cummins, 1984),
see also "Count Me In" (Gary Plants, 2011)
2011 Lecture Notes - Honolulu Hawaii 22
Unknown The Cowboy Secret number of cards left after long dealing procedure is the same as value of a card on table 2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 14
Paul Vigil Think Stop performer counts mentally backwards, spectator says stop, then performer names number which is position of card 2014 Classic Fantastic 243