Creators  Title  Comments & References  Year  Source  Page  CARC  Categories  

George G. Kaplan  Coincidence? No. Prevision? Yes  three decks, two shuffled and dealt face up, at one point same card appears at same position, this card is reversed in the third deck  varied by "The "My Best" Coincidence" (Peter Kane, 1971)  1945  My Best  94 


Paul Swinford  Improbable Coincidence...  1968  Faro Fantasy  11 


Fred Lessor  Brown1  two cards show up at the same time during deal of two halves simultaneously, faro  1969  Epilogue (Issue 7)  54 


Karl Fulves  An Odd Gray Coincidence  two packets from different decks, question and faro shuffling procedure before coincidence  1970  Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "First Supplement")  57 


Paul Swinford  Swinford's Myth  1415 force, faro, new deck order  1971  More Faro Fantasy  17 


Peter Kane  The "My Best" Coincidence  two decks shuffled and counted down until match occurs, this card is predicted  inspired by "Coincidence? No. Prevision? Yes" (George G. Kaplan, 1945)  1971  Another Card Session with Peter Kane  11 


Karl Fulves  Opposite Conjunction 
two decks, using "basic riffle shuffle stack" (NPO variant)  Second Method  Reverse Zarrow 
1973  Riffle Shuffle Technique  Preliminary Notes on Part Two  69 


Paul Curry  More Power To The Thought  one deck  1974  Paul Curry Presents  67 


Paul Curry  Multiple Thought Power  two decks, with three selections simultaneously  1976  Multiple Thought Power  1 


Murray Bonfeld  More Power Of Thought  stay stack, faro, Penelope's Principle  1977  Faro Concepts  48 


Murray Bonfeld  Column Correspondence  faro, Penelope's Principle  1977  Faro Concepts  49 


Murray Bonfeld  Double Coincidence  finding mates ala Power of Thought, then the other two mates as well, faro, Penelope's Principle, full deck stack  1977  Faro Concepts  50 


Tom Bowyer  Probabilistic Power of Thought  two shuffled decks, a match is likely  1981  Origins  16 


Karl Fulves  Linear A  Power of Thought variations, posed as problem  1981  Interlocutor (Issue 46)  183 


Karl Fulves  Linear A 
two halves, a card in one half reversed, when counted down a mate is in same position in other half, multiple methods  LA #1 to LA #8  Linear B  Linear C  see also "Ace in Hole" (Gordon R. McKenney, 1939)  1983  Hardcore Aces  5 


Barrie Richardson  Do You Wish to Continue?  two decks, named card is at the same position  1984  Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7)  1240 


Thomas Alan Waters  Twindow  two decks, one is cut and card turned over, both deck are dealt until face up cards, same card on same position in other deck, position is predictet  inspired by Eddie Joseph's "Staggered"  1984  Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Thynk")  621 


Edward Marlo  A Mental Combination 
 A Multiple Coincidence  Impromptu Power of Thought 4 thoughtof cards matched with another deck, powerofthought with 2 decks, see page 55 (Addendum) for addition 
1989  So Soon?  33 


Alex Elmsley  Returned to the Nest  two decks, using automatic placement like selection procedure  1991  The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley  Volume 1  325 


Alex Elmsley  ArithMateIc  some cards are cut, rest is cut in 2 pile, number of cut off cards determines coincidence in 2 tabled packets  varied by "MatheMateIcs" (Denis Behr & Alex Elmsley, 2015)  1991  The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley  Volume 1  328 


Alex Elmsley  Pother  1 deck, mathematical selection procedure from one half, Penelope Principle, all mates 26 apart  1991  The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley  Volume 1  331 


Alex Elmsley  Brownwaves I  1 deck version, quite mathematical with dealing  1991  The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley  Volume 1  333 


Alex Elmsley  Shadowed  sunken key is used for selection  1991  The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley  Volume 1  337 


Alex Elmsley  Buried Treasure I  1 deck, distant key, fair selection process  1991  The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley  Volume 1  340 


Alex Elmsley  The Memphis Matchmaker  1 deck, faro placement  1991  The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley  Volume 1  343 


Alex Elmsley  The Right Place, The Right Time  1 deck, procedure heavy  1991  The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley  Volume 1  345 


Alex Elmsley  The Book of Fortunes  humorous presentation, selection derived at by "powerofthought"coincidence is predicted in book  1991  The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley  Volume 1  347 


Paul Curry & Frederick Braue  For Nikola Routine  could be done with any stack  1992  The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6)  6 


Unknown  Will  deck separated in two halves, one card selected, mate appears at same position in other half  1996  The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7)  23 


Peter Duffie  Mirror Power  Variation of Power of Thought, four of a kind produced as they are at same position in two piles, matches spectator's thought of value (first published in Powerth, Peter Duffie, 1993)  inspired by "The Power of Thought" (Paul Curry, 2001)  1997  Effortless Card Magic  41 


Peter Duffie  Two Way Mirror  Variation of Power of Thought, two spectators think of a value each, when two piles are dealt, the only matching pairs of mates matches the two thought of values  inspired by "The Power of Thought" (Paul Curry, 2001)  1997  Effortless Card Magic  43 


Paul Curry  The Power of Thought  varied by "Coincidence" (Bill Simon, 1952), "Two Way Mirror" (Peter Duffie, 1997), "Mirror Power" (Peter Duffie, 1997) 
2001  Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond  307 


Paul Curry  More Power to the Thought  one deck  2001  Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond  314 


Michael Weber  One Girl Two Decks  spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection  2011  Knew & Improved  10 


Michael Weber  One Girl Two Decks  spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection  2012  Blackpool Twenty Twelve  10 


Jim Steinmeyer & Eddie Joseph  Flummoxed  three phases, singledeck approach for Eddie Joseph's "Staggered" stack  2013  Ensuing Impuzzibilities  18 


Denis Behr & Alex Elmsley  MatheMateIcs  In a progressively more impressive demonstration, the participant cuts a number of cards from the deck. The magician cuts the remainder in two. Dealing down in both the magician's packets to the participant's number, two mates are found. This is repeated two times.  inspired by "ArithMateIc" (Alex Elmsley, 1991)  2015  SemiAutomatic Card Tricks  Volume 10  124 
