Faro Placement
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Edward Marlo Partial Faro Check to get several packets with the same number of cards 1958 The Faro Shuffle 22
Edward Marlo Faro as a Control how to control a card at known position to top with faro shuffles, with subsections:
- Less Than 52
- With Two Cards
- For 2 Cards at Undetermined Positions
inspired by "Binary Translocations" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1958 Faro Notes 2
Edward Marlo Exact Placement placing top card into position indicated by value of bottom card, left over bottom faro 1958 Faro Notes 61
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites simplified Elmsley idea 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Winner's Weave in faros, positions after three shuffles, stacking 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 16
Edward Marlo The Faro Check 1962 Estimation 9
Edward Marlo Multiple Placement Glimpse glimpsing four cards, each thirteen cards apart, at once 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 14
Karl Fulves Faro-Shuffling Machines examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y, discussed with a 6-card deck 1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 7
Roy Walton A Faro Tree examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y also published as "A Faro Tree" (Roy Walton, 1979) 1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 8
Edward Marlo Try this Trio - First of the Trio spectator finds card via size of cut-off packet, Penelope Principle see also "The Dr. Nuzzo Peek" (Dr. James Nuzzo, 1970) 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 92
Edward Marlo Better Than fingertip peeked at card to any number with faros 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 96
Edward Marlo The Original R or B Phantom cut-off packet counted in rest, faro placement, penelope see also "Variation and Feat" (Charles Hudson, 1971) 1970 Hierophant (Issue 4) 204
Paul Swinford Oil Always Floats card is shuffled to top via CCCC see also "Binary Translocations" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1971 More Faro Fantasy 54
Karl Fulves Non-Slip Cut blank card in center changes into later selection, faro placement 1971 The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 5
Edward Marlo "Shades of the Half and Half Principle" Faro Controlling cards in Stay Stack 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 274
Unknown Center Placement placing a key card at 26 from face 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Unknown The 9-Principle Location placement-control of selection, faro see also "Vanishing Eleven and Placement" (Wesley James, 2004) 1975 Epilogue (Issue 24) 223
Unknown Faro Control 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 8) 94
Karl Fulves Pharo Here incomplete faro position, stopped at card controlled
- The Placement
- The Revelation
1975 Methods with Cards - Part 2 102
Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle 1977 Any Second Now 216
Murray Bonfeld Placement For Thirds faro shuffle that distributes a group three cards apart, e.g. the spades then lie SxxSxxSxx..., not a perfect tripe faro 1977 Faro Concepts 31
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The First System shuffling card from position x to the top in odd deck, modified in-faro for even deck that ignored bottom card, reverse method for Alex Elmsley's Binary Translocation No. 1 inspired by "Binary Translocations" (Alex Elmsley, 1994),
see also "Beginning Again" (William Zavis, 1970)
1977 Faro Concepts 41
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The Second System bringing a card from position x to y with faro shuffling, odd deck, with even deck modified in-faro is required that ignores top card, generalization of Alex Elmsley's Binary Translocations see also "Binary Translocations" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1977 Faro Concepts 42
Murray Bonfeld & Alex Elmsley Principles and Routines applications inspired by "Penelope's Principle" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1977 Faro Concepts 48
Erhard Liebenow The Card In the Center Liebenow's card peeling see also "Liebenow's Card Peeling" (Denis Behr & Erhard Liebenow, 2007) 1978 Liebenow On Cards 7
Edward Marlo Flexible Force using automatic placement procedure, Penelope Principle 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 369
Karl Fulves & Steve Shimm Faro Shuffle Machines examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y, discussed with a 6-card deck see also "Morray Bonfeld's Faro Program" (Murray Bonfeld, 1979) 1979 Faro Possibilities 9
Roy Walton A Faro Tree examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y also published as "A Faro Tree" (Roy Walton, 1967) 1979 Faro Possibilities 13
Karl Fulves That's Impossible! card appears at chosen number (chosen by cut-off packet), using a variation of Fulves' 1980 Exclusive Card Miracles 37
Edward Marlo 27th Key Card Placement overhand shuffle and faro 1983 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 78
Jack Avis Place-Name-26 place and obtain the name of the 26th card, faro shuffle 1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 124
Gary Goldberg FIRP Faro Invisible Reverse Placement, places bottom card reversed in center 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21) 203
Alex Elmsley Faro Check with credit information 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 61
Alex Elmsley Binary Translocations 1) to bring top card to any position with faros
2) to bring card to top with 2^x cards
3) variation of 2)
see also "Faro as a Control" (Edward Marlo, 1958),
"Oil Always Floats" (Paul Swinford, 1971),
"The Core" (Pit Hartling, 2016),
varied by "Any Card, Any Number - The First System" (Murray Bonfeld, 1977)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 311
Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle bringing center card to position corresponding with number of cards in cut-off pile see also "Principles and Routines" (Murray Bonfeld & Alex Elmsley, 1977) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 313
Alex Elmsley The Obedient Faro shuffling a card to any position up to 20 with 2 shuffles, for magicians 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 346
Alex Elmsley Faro Placement to control selection between two cards 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 379
Alex Elmsley Faro Placement to control selection between two cards 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 381
Alex Elmsley Fan and Weave Control to any Position extension with two cards inspired by "The Fan and Weave Controls" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 442
Karl Fulves Pharoh spectator removes a royal flush and puts one of its card back in deck, found again via open prediction procedure, faro placement 1996 13 Prophets 36
Tom Craven Keeper of the Keys inspired by "Quine's Key Placement" (John Quine, 1972) 1996 The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 3) 5
Jason Alford A Cunning Odyssey Pseudo memory demonstration, match number of cards cut off by spectator, then able to find mates / four of a kind, Penelope inspired by "Weight Your Turn" (Troy Hooser, DesTROYers, 2001),
"Penelope's Principle" (Alex Elmsley, 1994)
2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 31
Woody Aragon Maverick demonstration of estimating and cutting specific number of cards. see also "Finger Flicker" (Pit Hartling, 2003) 2011 A Book in English 131
Gary Plants & Richard Vollmer & Roberto Giobbi Seven position of selection in small packet is predicted, anti faro principle 2012 Confidences 177
Alex Hansford A Childish Spelling Trick two selections lost and shuffled in the deck, spelled to cleanly, with demonstration spell & faro placement 2016 Sprezzatura 48