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S. W. Erdnase Tricks with the Prearranged Deck Eight Kings - set up explained with methods to calculate cards and their positions (applicable for any cyclic stack) see also "Thirty Minute Memorized Deck" (Allan Ackerman & S. W. Erdnase, 2012) 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 179
Al Baker Me and Miss Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Al Baker's Second Book") 119
Unknown Spectator Shuffles Stacked Deck credit information, short overhand shuffle 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 19
Findley & Charles T. Jordan The Secret Mathematician from any named card the performer removes a card with same suit and cards that add up to the value from pocketed deck, binary, which "Findley"? 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 35
Jean Hugard Presentation comments on handling a prearranged deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 189
Charles T. Jordan Double Divino coincidences and mates with stacked 100-card-deck, see also single deck version in reference varied by "Divino" (Charles T. Jordan, 1937) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
H. Adrian Smith A Method for a Set-up Deck mental aid to keep track of suits while dealing for cyclical stacks 1938 Greater Magic 908
Unknown Set-Ups management tips 1940 Expert Card Technique 417
Unknown New Method for Picking Up an Arranged Deck "After It Has Been Spread On The Table And A Card Has Been Withdrawn From It" 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 12
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stacked 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Ronald B. Edwards Problems in Prophecy 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 216) 862
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rotator prop to write down the order of a shuffled deck and use it as a memorized deck see also "Cheap Faro!" (Cy Keller & Hen Fetsch, 1952) 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 256) 1023
Cy Keller & Hen Fetsch Cheap Faro! ideas for Rusduck's Rotator inspired by "Rotator" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1952) 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 261) 1043
Edward Marlo The Faro Calculator getting into stack with faros, reverse-principle 1958 Faro Notes 10
Al Koran Out of hand Selection Process spectator cuts cards and takes top, delayed glimpse 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 60
Ellis Stanyon Basic Move 3 shuffling a stacked deck, credit information see also Stanyon's "Magic", Vol. 13 No. 10, July 1912 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 183
Edward Marlo Red-Black Arrangement five methods to secretley get a red black alternating order into a pair order (rrbbrrbb...) 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 92
Nick Trost Intuition Card reversed by spectator in red pack matches card reversed in blue pack by magician, same position in deck as well also published as "Intuition" (Nick Trost, 1997) 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 7
Barrie Richardson Almost Real Mindreading 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 7) 875
Charlie Miller Poker Deal dealing cards out so that the order is retained when they are gathered up again (1941) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Alex Elmsley Stack Transformations how faro shuffles affect a stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 307
Alex Elmsley Auto-Discovery two cards are used to divine a very free selection that's pocketed by spectator, stacked 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 374
Alex Elmsley Card Position Formula After Dealing calculating position of any card in a packet of any size, after dealing cards out 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 404
Nick Trost Intuition Two reversed selections match / same position in decks inspired by "The Invisible Influence Principle" (Eddie Joseph, The Invisible Influence, 1951),
also published as "Intuition" (Nick Trost, 1976)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 161
Simon Aronson & Bill Malone Once and Again Display Procedure to restore order of Aronson stack in Routine Maintenance see also "Routine Maintenance (Poker Deal Restoration)" (Simon Aronson, 2001) 2001 Try the Impossible 240
Simon Aronson Mental High Card Original procedure to restore Aronson stack in Routine Maintenance see also "Routine Maintenance (Poker Deal Restoration)" (Simon Aronson, 2001) 2001 Try the Impossible 242
Alex Elmsley Brainweave Display 2002 The Boston Trick Party 14
Pit Hartling Elimination - Faro Ordering removing cards so they can be ordered later with faro shuffles 2003 Card Fictions 22
Eric Mead Disorderly Conduct thoughts on stack management:
- Three Words about False Shuffles
- Attitude
- Variety
- Minimalism
- Incidental Handling of Cards
- The Bottom Card
- Dealing, Counting, and Spelling
- Dealing as Revelation
- Replacements and Reassembly
- The Overall Picture
- Advanced Chaos
2006 Tangled Web 87
Denis Behr Finding the Way Home essay on stacked deck strategies and management
- Possible strategies for rearranging cards systematically
2007 Handcrafted Card Magic 41
Benjamin Earl Logical Strip Discovery Using the Logical Strip-Cut Force during an Ace Production or with a stacked deck see also "Logical Strip-Cut Force" (Benjamin Earl, 2008) 2008 Dexterity Manual 16
Ramón Riobóo The Hole Theory principle, card is taken from divided deck 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 233
Roberto Giobbi Postcard Cue Card strategy to openly do a small set-up 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "July 16") 212
Denis Behr Home Again further thoughts on "Finding the Way Home" and how to apply it to techniques see also "Finding the Way Home" (Denis Behr, 2007) 2011 Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 2 29
Edward Marlo Face-up Deal Subtlety apparently dealing cards face-up by mistake 2014 Close Culls 99
Benjamin Earl The Any Card Game Control display layout that communicates chaos yet retains stack
- Full Deck Control
- Small Stock Control
also published as "The Any Card Game Control" (Benjamin Earl, 2012) 2017 Less is More 36