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Unknown Mnemonics Applied to Cards deck really remembered 1897 New Era Card Tricks 177
Unknown CHaSeD Mnemonic 1909 The Art of Magic 63
Jean Hugard Remembering Three Cards 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 10
Ladson Butler Memorizing Four Cards tips 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 24
Unknown Card Location Supreme one-way backs that must not be set in one direction 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 158
Unknown Telepathic Control after shuffling and cutting, spectator deals deck in four piles, performer knows top cards 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 240
Billy O'Connor A Memory Feat naming any card at any number 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 365
Louis Nikola The Nikola Card System comments on the use of memorized deck and how to learn the Nikola System 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 385
H. Adrian Smith Mnemonics with Cards - An Outline of the System
- The Table of Fixed Ideas
- The Card List
- Association of Ideas
- Memorizing a Shuffled Pack
1938 Greater Magic 902
H. Adrian Smith A Unique Mental Problem missing cards are named, real memory varied by "R. & S. Memory Supreme" (Tan Hock Chuan, 1948) 1938 Greater Magic 906
Al Baker The Pairs Re-Paired using memory, for credit information see reference see also "Astronomen" (Philip T. Goldstein & Dai Vernon, 1982) 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magical Ways and Means") 240
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 4 card chosen from and replaced in spread, fair, found via stop trick 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 12
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #1 apparently order of shuffled deck is remembered 1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 59
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #2 apparently order of shuffled deck is remembered see also "A Mental Discovery" (Dai Vernon, 1970),
varied by "Memory Maven Variation" (Pit Hartling & Denis Behr, 2017)
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 65
Dai Vernon A Mental Discovery apparently deck is remembered, then position of selection named see also "Pseudo Memory #2" (Harry Lorayne, 1965) 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 38
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #3 apparently order of shuffled deck is remembered 1971 Reputation-Makers 97
Harry Lorayne Four by Four four spectators with four cards each 1971 Reputation-Makers 168
Karl Fulves Letters memorizing suit rotation 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 35) 138
Philip T. Goldstein & Dai Vernon Astronomen Mutus Nomen with twelve astrological signs 1982 Silentwe 8
Karl Fulves Three Packet Memory card removed from a third of the deck is named 1982 Card Counting 22
Unknown Think of It! one out of five, travels to pocket (1937) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 17
Frederick Braue Memorizing the Pack the Braue Memorized Deck 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 2
Louis Nikola & Alex Elmsley Card Mnemonics 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 101
Karl Fulves First Place first spectator cuts near center and remembers card, divined, then open prediction 1996 13 Prophets 30
Karl Fulves A Gambling Effect performer memorizes a string of cards, then deals 7 blackjack hands and knows who has a good hand 1998 Combo 2
Karl Fulves A Magical Effect think stop, then in next effect the color of all cards in top third are named 1998 Combo 2
Karl Fulves The Secret combo system introduction 1998 Combo 3
Karl Fulves One & One is Ten combo system introduction 1998 Combo 5
Karl Fulves The Value of Color combo system 1998 Combo 6
Karl Fulves Practice practicing combo memory system 1998 Combo 11
Karl Fulves The Dealer's Game memorizing the high cards at blackjack, with practicing tips 1998 Combo 15
Karl Fulves Advantage Play 1998 Combo 17
Karl Fulves Tracking dealing out 16 blackjack hands and memorizing the good ones 1998 Combo 19
Karl Fulves The Specialist performer separates colors of shuffled deck 1998 Combo 23
Karl Fulves Code For Oracle two suits named and removed, performer separates them from the back 1998 Combo 25
Karl Fulves The Lady Thinks shuffled deck, psychic from other side of room tells how cards should be dealt to separate reds from blacks see also "Cue Cards" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 1998 Combo 27
Karl Fulves Psy-Key advantage for an ESP guessing game, memory 1998 Combo 31
Karl Fulves Crystal Persuasion red-black guessing game with 2 spectators, one gets everything right, the other according to chance 1998 Combo 36
Karl Fulves Expansionism memorizing color sequence of 32 cards, but really only 16 see also "Compression Technique" (Karl Fulves, 2005),
"Speed Reading" (Karl Fulves, 2005)
1998 Combo 38
Karl Fulves Cross Checking using one-way backs to expand combo memory system to 4 suits or other features, challenge location application 1998 Combo 40
Karl Fulves Mini Bridge 16-card version of bridge 1998 Combo 43
Karl Fulves After Hummer separating reds and blacks behind back, involving a layout on a grid on the table by spectator 1998 Combo 46
Karl Fulves Silent Speech memorizing sixteen cards after spectator's riffle shuffle, interlocking chains 1998 Combo 49
Karl Fulves Remote Viewing spectator shuffles cards once and deals about a third, then names a number and removes card from this position, performer names it, interlocking chains 1998 Combo 51
Karl Fulves Combo & Card Counting brief mention 1998 Combo 54
Chuck Smith Card Memory a peg for all 52 cards 2000 Tools Of The Trade 23
Lewis Jones Pattern Principle for remembering red-black-color sequences 2003 Card Fictions 36
Al Baker Another Card-Finding Stunt using memory 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 681
Al Baker Deck and Envelopes stacked deck 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 707
Al Baker Giant Memory Card Trick 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 714
Al Baker To Perform with a Borrowed, Shuffled Pack naming card at any number in half pack, real memory 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 753
Al Baker To Tell the Name of any Card in a Borrowed, Shuffled Pack card at any position named, memorizing every fifth card 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 754
Karl Fulves The Link To Playing Cards binary features of playing cards, combo system for colors see also "The Secret" (Karl Fulves, 1998) 2005 Combo II 8
Karl Fulves Why Red Is Zero in combo system 2005 Combo II 10
Karl Fulves The Greek's Game color of twelve cards named by magician, betting presentation, see also p. 99 for further notes 2005 Combo II 13
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 Suit Codes another system for memorizing suits see also "Kinship" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 2005 Combo II 25
Karl Fulves Trinary Codes remembering e.g. order of different court cards (jack, queen, king) 2005 Combo II 27
Karl Fulves A Trick Of Memory red-black even-money swindle 2005 Combo II 29
Karl Fulves Small Minded variation of Combo system in which unwanted cards are removed to keep numbers small, see also p. 100 for further notes 2005 Combo II 31
Karl Fulves One-Way Combo memorizing from the back 2005 Combo II 34
Karl Fulves Cue Cards openly removed marker cards help with memorizing Combo numbers see also "The Lady Thinks" (Karl Fulves, 1998),
varied by "Cue Con" (Karl Fulves, 2005)
2005 Combo II 35
Karl Fulves Slick Slate color separation with performer and spectator, lines on slate help remembering Combo numbers, see also p. 102 for further notes 2005 Combo II 37
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 Meet By Chance twenty cards mixed face-up/face-down, spectator remembers one and turns it over, behind back all are sorted except selections 2005 Combo II 47
Karl Fulves Dual Thinking twenty cards mixed face-up/face-down, 2 spectators remember one each and turn it over, behind back all are sorted except selections, alternatively one card travels to sealed envelope varied by "Dual Thoughts" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 2005 Combo II 50
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 The Russian Test performer guaranteed to get better than average score in color sorting without seeing any faces at all, see also p. 104 for further notes 2005 Combo II 55
Karl Fulves K Thru 12 kings and queens removed, challenge location from this packet, see also p. 105 for further notes 2005 Combo II 57
Robin Robertson 8 Kings Combo random looking stack making use of Combo system, starting with cyclical stack 2005 Combo II 62
Karl Fulves Mirasequel performer separates the mixed pile at the end of Miraskill 2005 Combo II 66
Karl Fulves Speed Reading memorizing 40 cards with 5 numbers see also "Formations" (Karl Fulves, 1986),
"Expansionism" (Karl Fulves, 1998)
2005 Combo II 69
Karl Fulves The Four-Fold Way variation of previous "Speed Reading" see also "Speed Reading" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 2005 Combo II 73
Karl Fulves Compression Technique Gilbreath & Combo see also "Expansionism" (Karl Fulves, 1998) 2005 Combo II 74
Karl Fulves Contract Player deck first sorted in colors, then suits, by magician 2005 Combo II 76
Karl Fulves Impromptu Compression 2005 Combo II 77
Karl Fulves Reflex Action spectator distributes half deck face-up on table, performer deals other half on top and all pairs match color 2005 Combo II 78
Karl Fulves Visionary performer sorts half the deck face-down after a riffle shuffle 2005 Combo II 80
Karl Fulves Latent Ability Miraskill prediction correct even though only part of deck sorted by spectator 2005 Combo II 84
Karl Fulves After Moe 2005 Combo II 86
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 Shuffle Tracking Combo memorizing riffle shuffle distribution via Combo system in face-down spread of unsquared shuffle 2005 Combo II 95
Karl Fulves Cue Con another cue card idea for Combo system inspired by "Cue Cards" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 2005 Combo II 101
Karl Fulves Dual Thoughts using Brown-McMillen glimpse idea for only reversed card in deck inspired by "Dual Thinking" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 2005 Combo II 103
Karl Fulves Alpha Numeric further notes on Combo system and number systems
- The Octal System
- The Hexadecimal System
- Binary To Hex
2005 Combo II 112
Mark Aspiazu The Imp Stack Way to memorise 14 cards quickly for pseudo-memory routines varied by "It's Mark's Prediction!" (Mark Aspiazu, 2007),
"Mission IMPossible" (Mark Aspiazu, 2007)
2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 35
Mark Aspiazu Mission IMPossible Pseudo-memory routine, name missing card inspired by "The Imp Stack" (Mark Aspiazu, 2007) 2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 36
Mark Aspiazu It's Mark's Prediction! Two selections predicted by two mates inspired by "The Imp Stack" (Mark Aspiazu, 2007) 2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 37
Karl Fulves Introduction on memory work with cards 2007 Word Play 3
Karl Fulves The Expert Memorizes Cards on memorizing a string of cards 2007 Word Play 7
Karl Fulves Erdnase Cheats memorizing short sequence of cards 2007 Word Play 10
Karl Fulves Word Play system for memorizing twelve cards
- The Suit System
- Coding For Value
- Naming The Jacks
- Verbs For Jacks
- Objects For Jacks
- The system thus far
- The System For Kings
- The System For Queens
- How To Practice
2007 Word Play 13
Karl Fulves All In A Row exercise for memorizing twelve cards 2007 Word Play 22
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 Royal Wedding all court cards named from back, chosen card found 2007 Word Play 23
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
Karl Fulves Pyramid Poker twelve card layout on table, named type of poker hand build at the end 2007 Word Play 24
Karl Fulves You Must Remember This commentary on the memory system 2007 Word Play 25
Karl Fulves Memory Tricks chapter intro 2007 Word Play 27
Karl Fulves Match Game twelve cards laid out face-down in matrix, match game played (turning up two cards and finding matches), performer wins see also "The Even Couple" (Karl Fulves, 2007) 2007 Word Play 27
Karl Fulves Three-Card Blackjack all 6s, 7s, 8s used for blackjack type game, performer gives everyone 21 2007 Word Play 29
Karl Fulves Pseudo Poker eight cards, 4 envelopes, 2 random cards placed in an envelope each, performer divines content 2007 Word Play 29
Karl Fulves Scales of Justice card pocketed from twelve-card straight is divined 2007 Word Play 32
Karl Fulves Nu Two Deck picture cards from 2 decks mated 2007 Word Play 34
Karl Fulves When It Started twelve picture cards laid out face-down to symbolize months, spectator exchanges one with the joker, performer divines month and card 2007 Word Play 35
Karl Fulves Dice and Dates three named four-of-a-kinds laid out, spectator choses one with two dice, card and rolled number divined 2007 Word Play 36
Karl Fulves Blind Key card chosen from 12-card layout predicted 2007 Word Play 37
Karl Fulves The Rank And File chosen red card ends up in black packet and vice versa
- Memory 101
2007 Word Play 38
Karl Fulves Shifty two cards selected by performer and spectator match 2007 Word Play 41
Karl Fulves Time Of Day mates in clock layout 2007 Word Play 44
Karl Fulves Mutus Mnemonic 2007 Word Play 44
Karl Fulves Not About Counting twelve court cards, one or two removed, performer divines them 2007 Word Play 47
Karl Fulves Ace - Deuce - Blackjack with 12 card packet 2007 Word Play 50
Karl Fulves Missing Link card removed from twelve-card packet is divined 2007 Word Play 51
Karl Fulves Moe-mentous two cards exchanged in twelve-card packet 2007 Word Play 53
Karl Fulves No-Touch Card Location spectator cuts near center and remembers card 2007 Word Play 57
Karl Fulves Moment's Notice 2007 Word Play 60
Karl Fulves Practitioner practice tips 2007 Word Play 67
Karl Fulves Suit Pictures practice tips 2007 Word Play 68
Karl Fulves Learn While You Sleep practice tips 2007 Word Play 68
Karl Fulves The Even Couple match game problem see also "Match Game" (Karl Fulves, 2007) 2007 Word Play 69
Karl Fulves Final Thoughts 2007 Word Play 70
Lewis Jones Ding Dong system for memorizing cards 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 130
Lewis Jones Pattern Principle for remembering red-black-color sequences, brief 2016 You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume II 20
John Wilson Multiple High Riffle Peek remembering color of top thirteen cards during riffle shuffles 2016 You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume II 21