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Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick cards coming out in order via down-under-deal, thirteen-card and 32-card version 1889 Tricks with Cards 72
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick thirteen-card packet comes out in order via down-under deal 1890 More Magic 31
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 1. first application, ten cards shuffled, yet they stay in order, using shuffle that recycles after seven executions 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 119
Adolf Blind (Magicus) The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested order 1911 Later Magic 581
Jack Merlin A Sequence Effect thirteen cards put in order by dealing them in a row on the table, alternate top bottoms varied by "Flash Cards" (Frederick Braue, 1978) 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Unknown Sure Winner Spelling Bee eleven cards (ace through jack) order themselves like the magician wants, doesn't work for spectator 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 60
Charles T. Jordan Ultimo - The Ace of Mechanical Decks trick in which half the cards are long-short pairs glued face-to-face on one end, many trick examples 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Section "Winter Extra 1938/39") 371
Carroll Darnay Mixup spectator shuffles a suit, suit is then again in order 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 184) 737
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven II cards are shuffled and cards from 8 to As removed, shuffled again and picture cards removed, then with the number seven all quartets are counted to 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 9
Bruce Cervon Ten Gives Three ace to ten are shuffled, reorder themselves, joker appeares at chosen number see also "An Extraordinary Prediction" (Harry Lorayne, 1979) 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 45
Charlie Wicks Sequence ten to aces removed and laid out, switched around a bit, all in royal flush order 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 98
Roy Walton Suit Yourself two small packets, one arranges the same suit order as the other 1969 The Devil's Playthings 42
John Hamilton Hidden Symmetry producing thirteen cards in order with down-under deal, shuffle sequence to get into the required order inspired by "Try It Yourself" (52 Amazing Card Tricks, Rufus Steele) 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 333
David Gale & Richard Karp The Well-Taught Deck dealing five poker hands, the hands come out in ascending order at third deal, see also p. 550 for comment by J. G. Thompson Jr. see also "The Non-Messing-Up Theorem" (booklet, Gale & Karp) 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 513
Paul Curry Mission Incredible spectator shuffles thirteen cards of one suit and arrange them in order without looking, double facer and duplicates see also "Mission Accomplished" (Joe Riding & Paul Curry, 1976) 1974 Paul Curry Presents 11
Roy Walton As You Were order of ace-4 changes several times 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 53
Roy Walton Happy Families three cards of three suits are mixed and eventually unite inspired by Stewart Judah's "Lightning Strikes Twice" 1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 19
Roy Walton Your Very Own suits sort themselves 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 306
Joe Riding & Paul Curry Mission Accomplished inspired by "Mission Incredible" (Paul Curry, 1974) 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 262
Paul Curry Out Of Sight eight kings, cards of a suit end up in order after a sequence of shuffling and switching, mind reading presentation 1977 Special Effects 7
Paul Curry Joining The Ladies three cards are torn in halves and the pieces shuffled, then mixed (with help of a chart), finally all pieces are next to their equivalent see also "Automix" (Philip T. Goldstein & Paul Curry, 1994),
varied by "Making Things Right" (Michael Weber, 2015)
1977 Special Effects 35
Paul Curry Out Of Mind inspired by "Out Of Sight" (Paul Curry, 1977) 1977 Special Effects 58
Karl Fulves Another Order three cards arrange themselves in any order the spectator wishes 1978 Transpo Trix 24
Frederick Braue Flash Cards thirteen mixed-up cards are dealt out in order, alternate top bottom deals inspired by "A Sequence Effect" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28) 1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 32
Harry Lorayne An Extraordinary Prediction ace to ten are shuffled, reorder themselves, jack appeares at chosen number see also "Ten Gives Three" (Bruce Cervon, 1967) 1979 Quantum Leaps 168
André Robert Titan some coincidences with two packets of ten cards 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 553
Jerry K. Hartman Order Restored one suit is reversed in deck and orders itself, gaffed and ungaffed (faro) method varied by "Enlarged Hartman" (Charles Hudson, 1985),
"Apocalypse Variations or Additions" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1986)
1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 865
Doug Canning & Tom Craven Straight Slam spectator shuffles, yet top 13 cards are straight from ace to king, gilbreath 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 908
Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch five cards put in order on table, always two cards are switched and are back in sequence again 1984 Lechter Notes 2
Charles Hudson Enlarged Hartman inspired by "Order Restored" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1984) 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1049
Jerry K. Hartman Apocalypse Variations or Additions two variations inspired by "Order Restored" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1984) 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 1282
Edward Marlo Olram's Order diamond cards order, ten double facers 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 236
Philip T. Goldstein & Karl Fulves Forehand four matching pairs generated, based on Fulves's "Hand Out" (And a Packet of Cards) 1989 Fifth 7
Karl Fulves Hand Out two hands arrange in same order, beginning of "Handicraft" section 1989 And a Packet of Cards 54
Harry Lorayne A Pathway Kind Of Thing bad small packet divination, ends up Ace to King 1990 Trend Setters 56
Edward Marlo In Psychological Order spectator inserts cards into small packet at random positions, packet is shown to be from ace to king
Seventh Method (ungaffed)
First Alternative (scratchmarked)
Second Alternative (stripper cards)
Fourth Alternative
Fifth Alternative - A dealer's Delight (waxed cards)
1991 The Olram File (Issue 6) 14
Richard Vollmer Ten/Four at the end some coincidences occur 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 12) 2156
Edward Marlo Olram's Order ace through 10 order themselves, 10 double facers 1992 The Olram File (Issue 11) 14
Philip T. Goldstein Duploma spectator removes Ace through Five in some order, performer matches the order inspired by "Self-Duplicating Set-ups" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1994 Thabbatical 71
Philip T. Goldstein & Paul Curry Automix working method inspired by "Joining The Ladies" (Paul Curry, 1977) 1994 Thabbatical 113
Angelo Carbone Out of Order four cards riveted together, center two cards exchange, examinable
- Effect
- What you receive
- How it works
- Set up
- Performance
see also "Above Board" (Paul Burdick, 1996),
varied by "Oil & Water Finale" (Denis Behr & Angelo Carbone, 2007)
1995 Out of Order 1
Bob King & Ted Biet & Angelo Carbone & Jon Allen & Duane Henry & Frank Chambers & Michael Mander & Nick Fitzherbert & Harry Lorayne Bonus Section various tips on preparation & performance of "Out of Order" 1995 Out of Order 8
Nick Trost Lineup Gilbreath Principle, arrange face up/down cards in same order (Bob King variation first published as "Order Please" in manuscript Magician Foolers, p. 5, 1989) varied by "Perfect Match" (Bob King, 1996) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 149
Wesley James SympathOrder half deck face-up and face-down, spectator shuffles, dealt in two piles, they have same face-up/face-down orientation 1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 65
Karl Fulves Code For Oracle two suits named and removed, performer separates them from the back 1998 Combo 25
Paul Curry Out of Mind inspired by "Out Of Sight" (Paul Curry, 1977) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 250
Masao Atsukawa 整理好き (Like to be Organized) Ace to Six apparently mixed up, but goes back in order inspired by "フォールス ドロー" (Masao Atsukawa, 2001) 2001 カードの島 36
John Bannon Degrees Of Freedom CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, combo to produce royal flush 2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 128
John Bannon Origami Poker CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, combo to produce royal flush 2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 144
Karl Fulves Kinship system for remembering suit order of packet (twelve cards), court cards dealt out in four piles to separate suits see also "Noble Cause" (Karl Fulves, 2005),
"Suit Codes" (Karl Fulves, 2005),
"Kings Over Here" (Karl Fulves, 2007)
2005 Combo II 21
Karl Fulves Switched By Thot court cards separated into suits by performer from back (memory) except 2 named jacks which are transposed, see also p. 100 for further notes 2005 Combo II 24
Karl Fulves Noble Cause twelve court cards memorized by performer who then produces jacks, then queens, then kings from packet, see also p. 102 for further notes see also "Kinship" (Karl Fulves, 2005),
"Kings Over Here" (Karl Fulves, 2007)
2005 Combo II 39
Karl Fulves Made To Order performer sort face-up/face-down mix below table 2005 Combo II 43
Karl Fulves Pseudo Hummer fooling magicians who know the Hummer CATO trick 2005 Combo II 46
Karl Fulves A Game Of Touch suit removed, spectator deals it from top or bottom into pile and retains last card, performer sort suit below table top and divines selection 2005 Combo II 52
Karl Fulves Kings Over Here twelve picture cards memorized, then sorted from back see also "Noble Cause" (Karl Fulves, 2005),
"Kinship" (Karl Fulves, 2005),
"Four Way Memory" (Karl Fulves, 2007)
2007 Word Play 22
Karl Fulves Four Way Memory twelve picture cards memorized, then sorted into suits from back see also "Kings Over Here" (Karl Fulves, 2007) 2007 Word Play 24
Ken Krenzel Suit Yourself packet of chosen suit arranges itself from ace to king in spectator's hands, see also Lew Brooks' "Order Out of Chaos" (Stack Attack) 2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 217
Steve Beam Running the Scales ace-10 are mixed and pocketed, then produced by touch in order 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 268
Steve Beam Mating Ritual queens and kings shuffled and then separated 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 269
Steve Beam Testosterone Test (new) red/black order of aces changes, observation test also published as "Maeb-Y Aces" in Don Morris' "Close-Up Encounters" 2011 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Section "Addendum") vii
Steve Beam Mind Over Anti-Matter Random cards from a spectator-shuffled deck distributed to four participants. With free choices of which cards to eliminate, they all end up with one card. When combined, the cards form a royal flush. inspired by "ESP-Bingo" (Mat Roelof, New Pentagram, Dec. 1985),
"A Star is Born" (Steve Beam, 2015)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 51
Paul Vigil Sympathy (for the Devil) Cards "or Cartas con Simpatia Diabolica"
two packets end up in the same order, despite mixing procedures, one packet mixed again and its order typed into phone, performer's phone rings
- Part 1: My Condolences
- Part 2: Can You Hear Me Now?
inspired by "DealFlipDropCut" (Howard Adams, OICUFESP Vol. 6, 1980, p. 15) 2017 The Doors of Deception 227