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Unknown Undoing Riffle Shuffle with Stripper 1897 New Era Card Tricks 55
Charles T. Jordan The Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects") 34
Charles T. Jordan The Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects") 35
Charles Nyquist The Solution of "Something to Work on" stacked deck, 2 chains, solution inspired by "Something to Work on" (Vincent Dalban, 1935) 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 5) 19
Theodore Annemann The Act longer routine of The Master Mind, several times cards are predicted on billets 1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 17
Charles T. Jordan Improved Chevalier deck shuffled twice, named suit removed, all values spelt out 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 56
C. O. Williams Reading the Cards stacked one-way deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Charles T. Jordan Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 200
Charles T. Jordan Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 207
Charles T. Jordan The Wizard's Dream free selection in riffle shuffled deck is found, full stack 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 210
Unknown System finding card after 2 riffle shuffles, stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 234
Charles T. Jordan Interlocking Chain Principle 1938 Greater Magic 101
Charles T. Jordan & Arthur Finley Interlocking Chain Principle 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 267
Theodore Annemann The Ultra Find handling for interlocking chain location that avoids obvious studying of order 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 267
Robert Parrish Name Your Favorite any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card 1939 Do That Again! 30
Theodore Annemann The Master Mind stack, billet index 1945 My Best 69
H. A. Adams Tri-Lie three peeked cards 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 266) 1064
Hans E. Trixer (9) Card Stab any card is named, and the pack stabbed at that card 1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 155
Tony Corinda (8) Playing Cards in Pre-Arranged Order 1959 Two Person Telepathy 259
Patrick Page Beyond the Veil cut-to card is spelled out in second deck and produces same card varied by "Shuffled Speller" (Philip T. Goldstein & Patrick Page, 1984) 1959 Card Tricks 316
Karl Fulves Color Control - Mentalists Night Out after a riffle shuffle some pairs and features of the hands are foreseen, ESP deck see also "Incorporated Color Control" (Karl Fulves, 1967) 1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 2
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control - Part One: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (RBBR-RBBR-...)
- Part Two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
- Part Three: number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted
see also p. 109 for comment,
"The Candy King" (Stewart James, 1936),
"Color Control - Mentalists Night Out" (Karl Fulves, 1967),
"Riffle Shuffle Control" (Karl Fulves, 1978),
varied by "Incorporated Color Control with Coins" (Bob Hemple, 1967)
1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 111
Karl Fulves Riffle-Shuffle Set-ups the whole issue is about this topic treating
- Basic Color Control
- Position Control
- Automatic Locators
1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 17
Karl Fulves Basic Color Control certain pair pattern when 2 stacked portions are shuffled into each other 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 17
Karl Fulves Riffle/Reverse combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to Gilbreath Principle see also "Riffle/Reverse Notes" (Karl Fulves, 1969) 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 18
Karl Fulves The 3-Card Cycle properties after riffle shuffling deck in 1-2-3-1-2-3-... order varied by "A Betting Swindle" (Martin Gardner, 1973) 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 18
Karl Fulves The Self-Correcting Set-up properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 19
Karl Fulves 3-Card Sets more properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 20
Karl Fulves The Floating Locator determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle with full deck stack varied by "Miracle Revelation" (Ken Krenzel, 1973) 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 21
Karl Fulves A Location position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method varied by "Ho-Hum Humdinger" (Jon Racherbaumer, 1972) 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 22
Karl Fulves Basic Position Control two sections in (possibly different) cyclic order are shuffled together and dealt in groups, formulas that tell whether in case of a match in a group one of the cards shows up on top or bottom of group
- Definition of Terms
- Rule I & II
- Example 1 - 3
see also "Top or Bottom?" (Karl Fulves, 2004) 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 32
Karl Fulves Some Special Cases "Basic Position Control", riffle shuffle set-ups, including an unusual derivation of the basic Gilbreath principle in Example 6
- Example 4 - 6
1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 34
Karl Fulves Higher Values Of "n" further discussion of "Basic Position Control" 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 35
Karl Fulves Critical Value of (P)xy further discussion of "Basic Position Control" 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 36
Karl Fulves General Position Control similar to "Basic Position Control" without repeating cycles
- Definition of Terms
- Rule III & IV
- Example 7 & 8
1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 37
Karl Fulves Distribution Of Mating Pairs riffle shuffled deck dealt in groups, k-th group contains pair, how to determine its value
- Definition of Terms
- Rule V & VI
- Example 9 - 11
1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 38
Karl Fulves Total Value Of A Packet - Rule VII
- Example 12 & 13
1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 40
Karl Fulves Special Cases "straightforward results"
- Non-Constant Values of "s"
- Constant Value of (T)s
- Example 15
1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 41
Karl Fulves Constant Functions And Infinite Decks for the "Philosopher At The Card Table" 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 42
Karl Fulves A Footnote On Self-Centering Stacks see also "Centering" (Karl Fulves, 1981) 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 43
Karl Fulves The Double Riffle Shuffle properties that remain after two riffle shuffles
- The Double Riffe
- Basic Position Control
- General Position Control
- Substitutes For The Double Riffle (random dealing substitute to riffle shuffle)
- Brief Summary To A Short Chapter
1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 44
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Analogs models to visualize effect of riffle shuffle on the order
- Partitions
- The Five-Card Partition
- General Shuffle Analogs
- Polyominoes
- Pseudo-Polyominoes
- The Matchbox Analog
- A Note On Matchbox Analogs
- And A Note On Ordered Polyominoes
see also "Shuffle Diagrams" (Karl Fulves, 1986) 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 47
Karl Fulves Double Indemnity spectator riffle shuffles and remembers card at position 26, then removes cards from top and bottom, still located, repeat see also "Spread Correction" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 54
Karl Fulves Monte Carlo Poker number cards used for betting game after a single riffle shuffle 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 58
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Techniques commentary on Reflected Set-Ups, Interlocking Stacks, ... in combination with riffle shuffle 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Gray Codes") 24
Karl Fulves Interlocking Stacks in the example a pile is riffle shuffled and packets of four cards each distributed, one knows something about matching values in the packets, see also Addenda on page 60 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 25
Karl Fulves Interface Technique - Example 17 spectator shuffles deck and deals cards out in blocks of 4, suit of face card of any packet and value of next packet's top card are combined to represent a card, this is predicted see also "Secret Counting" (Karl Fulves, 2004) 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 26
Karl Fulves A Note On Four-Card Cycles 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 27
Karl Fulves Halving The Prediction presentation idea, see also following item inspired by "Interlocking Stacks" (Karl Fulves, 1969) 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 27
Karl Fulves Prophet's Loss cards shuffles and dealt off in groups of five, words are written on backs that combine e.g. to "The next matching cards will be jacks" and in the next pile of five cards this is verified, repeated 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 28
Karl Fulves Marked Improvement cards shuffled and dealt in groups of five, marks on back of cards of one pile tell what's in the next pile see also "Swindle Sheet", Issue 1 (Fulves) 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 31
Karl Fulves Application To Self-Centering Stacks 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 32
Karl Fulves Riffle/Reverse Notes combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to Gilbreath Principle see also "Riffle/Reverse" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "The Triple Faro") 48
Edward Marlo Jordan Plus Marlo selection found after 3 riffle shuffles, chains, stack 1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 39
Jon Racherbaumer Ho-Hum Humdinger set-up, application inspired by "A Location" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1972 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 30
Karl Fulves The Automatic Key real shuffle, about half is cut off, magician knows number of cards ("self-correcting set-up") 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 79
Simon Aronson Some People Think interlocking chains 1973 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 58
Simon Aronson Lie Sleuth several lies detected, missing card in pocket known, interlocking chains 1973 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 59
Karl Fulves Attraction after riffle shuffle cards are dealt in pairs, matching red or black pair is always followed by pair of other color see also "Incorporated Color Control" (Karl Fulves, 1967) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 3
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted after riffle shuffle see also "Incorporated Color Control" (Karl Fulves, 1967) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 4
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups reprinted from Epilogue until p. 29 see also "Riffle-Shuffle Set-ups" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 15
Karl Fulves Basic Color Control certain pair pattern when two stacked portions are shuffled into each other 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 15
Karl Fulves Riffle/Reverse combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to Gilbreath Principle 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 17
Karl Fulves The 3-Card Cycle properties after riffle shuffling deck in 1-2-3-1-2-3-... order 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 17
Karl Fulves Self-Duplicating Set-ups exotic principle in which sequences are duplicated in a random outjog-sorting procedure 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 18
Karl Fulves Self Correcting Set Ups properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 20
Karl Fulves 3-Card Sets more properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 21
Karl Fulves The Floating Locator determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle with full deck stack 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 23
Karl Fulves A Location position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 25
Edward Marlo Jordan plus Marlo selection found after three riffle shuffles, chains, stack see also "Jordan Plus Marlo" (Edward Marlo, 1969) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 71
Karl Fulves By Two And Two one riffle shuffle, then pairs turned up, when odd-colored, the next pair is also odd-colored, when match, then the next is match 1981 Origins 54
Karl Fulves Centering one riffle shuffle, five cards considered, center card named when seeing some of the others see also "A Footnote On Self-Centering Stacks" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1981 Origins 55
Karl Fulves Fake Counting non-clocking method with riffle shuffled stack to name a freely removed card see also "Fake Counting" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 1982 Card Counting 46
Philip T. Goldstein Purple Prose numbers from number cards divined, using "self-correcting set-up" 1984 Thequal 14
Philip T. Goldstein Brainweave word or design cards are divined, "self-correcting set-up" see also "Dynamix" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1986) 1984 Thequal 15
Philip T. Goldstein Looming Thoughts combination with self-correcting set-up inspired by "Q&AVM" (Philip T. Goldstein & Alex Elmsley, 1984) 1984 Thequal 15
Philip T. Goldstein Dynamix word or design cards are divined, "self-correcting set-up", new approach inspired by "Brainweave" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1984) 1986 Amperthand 14
Karl Fulves Shuffle Diagrams pen and paper method for riffle shuffle see also "Riffle Shuffle Analogs" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1986 Color Capture 21
Karl Fulves C-Color problem of reconstructing original stack after riffle shuffle, no solution 1986 Color Capture 30
Jack McMillen & Judson S. Brown Telltale Color card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, reprinted from The Sphinx (March 1934) 1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 14
Philip T. Goldstein Mix Me Deadly murder, weapon and victim chosen from game cards and divined, using single riffle shuffle 1991 Thavant 30
Jack McMillen & Judson S. Brown Telltale Color card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, with references see also The Sphinx (March 1934) 1996 Blocking Off 12
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 Red-Black Riffles simple riffle shuffle set-ups 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 4
Karl Fulves Paper & Pencil Shuffles notation for riffle shuffle, partitions 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 19
Karl Fulves Shift Left 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 23
Karl Fulves In Case what to do when the riffle shuffle was bad in "ESP + Math" see also "ESP + Math" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 24
Karl Fulves Extend Right 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 25
Karl Fulves Shift Right 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 26
Karl Fulves Not Continuous applying mountain climbing problem (climber up and down, is there a time in which he will be at the same time at the same place) to riffle shuffle 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 26
Karl Fulves Top or Bottom? problem regarding the reference see also "Basic Position Control" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 28
Karl Fulves Three Way finding three chosen cards with card counting, single riffle shuffle 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 33
Karl Fulves Secret Counting two cards removed from deck are found after riffle shuffle and clocking value predicted, no real card counting required see also "Interface Technique - Example 17" (Karl Fulves, 1969) 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 35
Karl Fulves Counterpoint 1 two card location after riffle shuffle and dealing packets, card clocking and stack 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 38
Karl Fulves The Apex nine card packet "riffle shuffled", dealt in row, center card turned over, spectator choses the four cards on either side and thinks of highest one which is divined, chains 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 41
Karl Fulves Apex Footnote connection to "I have as many cards as you..." and red black relationship principle, also with suits 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 43
Karl Fulves Code For Color 26th cards tells performer how many red cards are in top half after a riffle shuffle 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 47
Karl Fulves Blocking Function work week cards (monday through friday) shuffled and dealt in groups of five, performer divines which days are duplicated and where in the packet 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 49
Karl Fulves Dial-A-Die riffle shuffle, twelve cards dealt on table, number of cards according to rolled die transferred, down-under-deal done, ... eventually number on die revealed see also "Stop Order" (Karl Fulves, 2004) 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 56
Karl Fulves Couples match making after riffle shuffle, optionally no-touch, optionally words on cards
- Second Approach
- Third Approach
- Application Note (other objects than playing cards, poker chips)
2004 When Psychics Play Poker 58
Karl Fulves When Psychics Play Poker psychic vs. gambler, spectator riffle shuffles, psychic gets seven cards, gambler 5, psychic finds 2 aces and moves around some cards and wins 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 61
Wesley James Historical Note on the Jordan-Finley Shuffle Principle, chain principle 2004 Enchantments 241
Karl Fulves Fake Counting non-clocking method with riffle shuffled stack to name a freely removed card, expanded text from 1982 edition includes a (corner) short card that stay next to a card during riffle shuffles see also The New Phoenix #397,
"Fake Counting" (Karl Fulves, 1982)
2005 Card Counting (2005 edition) 58
Karl Fulves Apex Note another full deck stack method to find out which card is missing from half a deck 2005 Card Counting (2005 edition) 63
Karl Fulves Shuffle Tracking Combo memorizing riffle shuffle distribution via Combo system in face-down spread of unsquared shuffle 2005 Combo II 95
Eric Mead Spectator Shuffles 2006 Tangled Web 103
Eric Mead Face-Down Slop restoring order of riffle shuffled packet 2006 Tangled Web 104
Eric Mead Topsy-Turvy Slop restoring order of riffle shuffled packet 2006 Tangled Web 105
Steve Beam Storage Capacity two missing cards are named, stack and interlocking chain principle 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 49
Steve Beam Tricycle three missing cards are named as memory demonstration, stack and interlocking chain principle 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 52
Darwin Ortiz Spectator Shuffles Twice application inspired by "The Spectator's False Shuffle" (Darwin Ortiz, 2012) 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 44
Pit Hartling Sherlock selection found in deck shuffled by spectator, returns to stack, interlocking chains 2016 In Order to Amaze 40
Pit Hartling Duplicity two poker hands dealt after spectator's riffle shuffle, exact deal duplicated with second deck by performer 2016 In Order to Amaze 80