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Gordon R. McKenney Ace in Hole two selections in 2 halves appear at same position, out for lost card see also "Linear A" (Karl Fulves, 1983) 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Section "Winter Extra 1938/39") 373
Stephen Simpson Universal Card-Incidence two decks, card thought of, performer and spectator each shuffle and deal cards out in certain patters, then the thought-of card is in same position in both deck 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 94) 581
George W. Lord & M. D. Overholser A Peculiar Happenstance two cards in two piles appear at the same position, stacked & marked 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 777
Charles Terraneau Card-Incidence deck is cut in two, spectator and performer's selection are found at the same position see also "Skill-Nil!" (Dr. William T. Palchinas, 1949) 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 124
Dr. William T. Palchinas Skill-Nil! combination of several routines, here as Palchanis
-Pay Off (Walter Gibson)
- One Good Trick (Walter Gibson)
- A Total Mystery (Tony Kardyro)
- Total Mystery / Sensational Sensitive Finger Tips (Tony Kardyro)
- Card-Incidence (Charles Terraneau)
see also Tony Kardyro's "Total Mystery" and "Sensational Sensetive Finger Tips" in "A Routine Supreme",
Tony Kardyro's "A Total Mystery" in " A Routine Supreme",
"One Good Trick..." (Walter B. Gibson, 1942),
"Pay Off" (Walter B. Gibson, 1942),
"Card-Incidence" (Charles Terraneau, 1943)
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 183) 731
Dr. Jacob Daley The Mathematical Card Trick Two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 59
Cy Keller You Do As Cy Do both cards at same position varied by "Off-Centre Coincidence" (Justin Higham, 2008) 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 234) 935
Al Leech Double Count selection and performer's card show up at the same position in two piles 1952 Manipulating with Leech 18
Aage Darling Numero card is selected and returned, book tells which cards match which numbers, when card is named and the playing cards a second deck with numbers are dealt, number and selection are at the same place 1953 I'll Read Your Mind 39
Edward Marlo Second Fooler with two selections in two halfs of one deck, automatic placement 1958 Faro Notes 50
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #11 Exact Placement, two selections are found at thought of number, with three variations 1958 Faro Notes 62
Edward Marlo Impromptu Power two selections, performer makes two piles and selections are at same position in each pile 1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 37
Sam Schwartz Sam-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles varied by "Tri-Multaneous" (Sam Schwartz, 1970) 1962 Close-up Card Magic 114
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
Edward Marlo 1835 two selections show up at same position in two piles, faro 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 19
Gene Finnell Coincidence? two selected cards in two piles turn up at the same position 1967 Free Cut Principle 2
Ben Christopher* Two Card Control two thought-of cards are found in same position in two halves 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 187
Sam Schwartz Tri-Multaneous - Part 1: mate & selection appear at same time after slip slop shuffled packed is gone through in pairs
- Part 2: Sam-Ultaneous
- Part 3: two chosen cards show up at same position in two packets, using two odd-numbered piles
see also p. 348
inspired by "Mini-Miracle" (John Hamilton, Linking Ring, April 1967),
"Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4),
"Sam-Ultaneous" (Sam Schwartz, 1962),
varied by "Speaking of Spells" (Cushing Strout, 1974)
1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 334
Karl Fulves Child's Play varied by "Speaking of Spells" (Cushing Strout, 1974) 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 364
Francis J. Baker* Stop Trick blank card with "STOP!" appears at same number in one heap as selection in other heap 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 378
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
Alex Elmsley & Roy Walton Expansion Notes: As A Coincidence procedure to control 2 peeked cards 26 apart, effect application in which 2 selection appear at same position in 2 halves 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Gene Finnell The 26th Card two selections are in same position in 2 halves 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 115
Karl Fulves Mathematical Twins Variation mate found after klondike shuffle inspired by "Mathematical Twins" (Gene Finnell, 1972),
see also "Second Law" (Karl Fulves, 1970)
1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 487
William Zavis Coincidence two selections are in same position in 2 halves and divined, faro 1973 Epilogue (Issue 17) 158
Edward G. Brown The Detective Card Trick selection is at same position as face up card in other half 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 96
Lin Searles Impromptu Miracle inspired by "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph) 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 673
Ken Krenzel Two-Gether Again two selections at same position in two piles, duplicate 1975 Afterthoughts 93
Francis Haxton Paired Choice in two piles of cards, two selected cards are found at the same position 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 60
Karl Fulves Diff Dice "Math Trix"
with two dice
1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1059
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
Karl Fulves Riffle Placement key at 26, two selections made from incomplete riffle shuffle position, end up 26 apart, coincidence when dealt from two piles simultaneously - both selections at same position 1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 4
Robin Robertson Robin's Riffle two cards chosen from incomplete Riffle Shuffle position with smaller packets, in the end cards dealt from two piles and selections turn up at same position 1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 22
Al Smith & Peter Kane Seconds Out mates of selected card are at the same position in three packets, based on Peter Kane's "Son Of Tetradism" 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 2) 803
Karl Fulves Twogether two eleven-card packets with Ace through Jack from two decks are dealt, predicted value matches in position and backs transpose 1981 The Chronicles (Issue 29) 1352
Karl Fulves Linear A Power of Thought variations, posed as problem 1981 Interlocutor (Issue 46) 183
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 pile inspired by "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4) 1982 Sessions 5
Peter Plotkin No Hands Smyth's Myth two selections in two piles appear at same position despite shuffling 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 735
Gene Maze Duo-Mental two selections in two piles end up at same position, using one-handed bottom deal 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34,35&36) 357
Edward Marlo In the Same Place two cards in 2 halfs appear at same position, IF control 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 154
Gary Plants Miracle Dealer spectator and performer select a card, both get half the cards and start dealing, suddenly performer says stop and on top of both halves are the selections 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 26) 454
Steve Beam A Match Made in Zebulon (A Suburb of Knightdale) two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half inspired by "Penny Plain" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 731
Steve Beam A Match Made in Knightdale two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 734
Jon Racherbaumer Making Smith More Mythic two selections occupy the same position in two halves 1992 Card Finesse II 225
Karl Fulves Diamond Jack Jr. selection in one half is at same position as detective card in other half, story really improvised with eight cards 1992 Deceptive Practices 39
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Routine with Joe Stuthard's Trilby Deck - Part Two edited reprint from Brooke's magazine "Routine" (1950), Triumph with End Strippers, two selections (one only thought of) from two piles end up next to each other 1993 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 12
Philip T. Goldstein Nexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles 1994 Thabbatical 82
Philip T. Goldstein Annexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles 1994 Thabbatical 86
Philip T. Goldstein Sannexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles 1994 Thabbatical 88
Gene Maze Duo-Mental two selections in two piles end up at same position, using one-handed bottom deal 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 104
Gene Maze Mated cards dealt from both hands simultaneously, stopped several times, mates each time 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 106
Wylee Packer Four-Way Smyth's Myth with four packets 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 7) 2530
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
Peter Duffie Matchical Mix Two Cards, Two Piles, Same position - selection and mate 1997 Effortless Card Magic 40
Peter Duffie An Interesting Use of That Principle Two cards, two piles, same position + prediction kicker 1997 Effortless Card Magic 44
Peter Duffie The Automatic Locator 1997 Effortless Card Magic 85
Karl Fulves Igor two packets, card chosen in one matches up with vampire in other packet when counted simultaneously inspired by "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph) 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 173
Karl Fulves Fast Food two ordered ace through 10 piles, card chosen from one, then counted simultaneously, card in other pile at same position changes to JS and comes out in pieces from container (cauldron) 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 181
Manfred Bacia Perfect Harmony two decks, three time spectators find same card then pairs end up at same position in the deck see also "Three in a Million" (Frank Garcia, 1972) 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 4
Justin Higham Off-Centre Coincidence Deck is split in half, dealt down, two selections appear at the same time inspired by "You Do As Cy Do" (Cy Keller, 1951) 2008 Dexterity Manual 51
Jim Steinmeyer & Eddie Joseph Hacer lo Imposible two selections in two piles show up at same position, hands-off inspired by "Impossible" (Eddie Joseph, 1952) 2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 17