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Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained 1876 Modern Magic 50
Unknown The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even 1876 Modern Magic 51
Unknown The Whist Trick. To deal yourself all the Trumps all four hands contain all cards of a suit 1876 Modern Magic 51
Unknown The Whist Trick. Improved Method. "To deal yourself all the Trumps, the three other Players holding the usual mixed Hands" 1876 Modern Magic 119
Charlier The Charlier "Dial" stack system with rules to calculate positions and the number of pips in a cut-off pile 1889 Tricks with Cards 60
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick cards coming out in order via down-under-deal, thirteen-card and 32-card version 1889 Tricks with Cards 72
Unknown To Name all the Cards of the Pack in Succession full stack, 32-version and Eight Kings explained 1889 Tricks with Cards 76
Unknown Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even 1889 Tricks with Cards 77
Unknown The Whist Trick dealing four hands, one contains winning suit and others are either mixed or also sorted in suits 1889 Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick with a Complete Pack apparently mixed deck comes out in order via down-under deal 1890 More Magic 42
Charlier The Charlier "Dial" stack system with rules to calculate positions and the number of pips in a cut-off pile 1890 More Magic 69
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there see also "Predestination" (1897) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 111
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen deck shuffled by a (real) controlled Charlier Shuffle type procedure, with tables how the order changes, 32 or 52 cards 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 113
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 4. fourth application, deck "shuffled" two times, then card at any position named 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster On Memorized Deck & Applying Controlled Shuffle using the controlled shuffle to set-up for "Die künstliche Reihenfolge" see also "Die künstliche Reihenfolge" (1896) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Das Umzählen on the reverse counting of decks and packets 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 124
Unknown The Demon Envelope seven cards predicted in nesting envelopes 1897 New Era Card Tricks 100
Unknown Thought Foretold deck divided in four piles, one chose, all cards divined and predicted 1897 New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown The Spirit Envelope three selections, slip of paper with their names appears in previously empty envelope 1897 New Era Card Tricks 173
Unknown Mystic Divination pile of card selected and pocketed by spectator, cards are divined by performer 1897 New Era Card Tricks 191
Unknown Predestination two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection see also "Die Prädestinationsgabe" (Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, 1896) 1897 New Era Card Tricks 192
L. Graham Lewis To Tell the Card at which any Members of the Audience May Cut a Pack people cut off small piles, bottom cards divined, stack 1902 The Modern Conjurer 67
T. Nelson Downs Fourth Method spectator peeks at a card in his own hands and it is found, estimation and stack, "the bungling and unobserving performer will meet his Waterloo in this experiment" 1909 The Art of Magic 152
Charles T. Jordan The Discard Trick two cards chosen by fair cuts, spectator deals into piles and left-over cards are keys for selections see also "Exact Location" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica) 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 21
Charles T. Jordan Recycling by Dealing dealing deck in 7 piles, then 6, then 8, then 7 piles restores order 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 21
Charles T. Jordan The Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 23
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 T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects") 35
Jack Merlin Exhibition Poker Feat five full houses, then straight from selected cut pile 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 19
Al Baker Al Baker's Stacked Deck eight Kings variant to know positions, fifty cards 1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Cardially Yours") 493
Theodore Annemann A Real Psychic Card Test stacked deck and slates varied by "Controlled Thot" (E. Leslie May, 1969) 1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 3) 11
Theodore Annemann The Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stacked see also "The Knockout" (Clayton Brown, 1937),
"Two Person Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1937),
"Tricks I Like - 1." (Al Baker, 2003)
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Theodore Annemann Dual Sympathy one deck stacked see also "Dual Sympathy" (Theodore Annemann, 1937) 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 25
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishing see also "Another Sympathetic Mystery" (Theodore Annemann, 1937) 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 26
Theodore Annemann The Last of the Think Stop Tricks two cards, think stop by selecting number between one and ten, duplicates 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 28
Theodore Annemann A Quaint Happening two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck by counting down value of selection see also "A Quaint Happening" (Theodore Annemann, 1937) 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 36
Theodore Annemann The $ 1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky see also "$1,000 Test Card Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1937),
varied by "The $ 1,000,000 Test" (Steven Youell, 1994),
"Annemann's Miracle" (James Swain, 1996),
"Shush" (James Swain, 2009)
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 43
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
Herbert Brooks Tip for Named Card From the Pockets "Thoughts in General" 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Unknown Locating a Page and Word by Cards force number with stack 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown Clairvoyant Reading of Several Cards naming packet of cards through handkerchief 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown A Startling Experiment naming missing card 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown Novel Card Reading removed card behind back named, glimpsing palmed key card 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown Tricks with Assistant as the Medium two methods, medium divines cards or finds selections, culling key cards together 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 21
Theodore Annemann & Al Baker The Master Mind two decks, three cards are predicted 1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 16
Robert Parrish The Psychic Knows three cards divined by medium, stacked deck 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1935/36") 86
Theodore Annemann & Al Baker A Version of the Al Baker Three Billet Trick three cards that are selected (one thought-of) and written on a billet are divined, stacked deck 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
Unknown Shuffling a Stacked Deck short shuffle, credit to Stanyon's Magic 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
Theodore Annemann The Word on the Page using 14-15 card stack 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 157
John Braun & Theodore Annemann Cards in the Cases fair selection is found in second deck, set-up 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 158
Unknown A Strange Coincidence each one reverses two cards - the same, one deck is stacked 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 73
C. O. Williams Reading the Cards stacked one-way deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Unknown Transcendental Vision stacked, one-way backs, "do you see a card of the same value in this pile?" 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 161
Charles T. Jordan Long Distance Mindreading stacked deck mailed to friend with selection procedure, crib sheet at home 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 174
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
Unknown Sensational Card Mystery spectators cut off piles and remember bottom card, all divined, full stack (here new deck order) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Unknown New X-Ray Trick full stack (here Eight Kings) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 206
Unknown Shark Food stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 206
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 Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 109
Charles T. Jordan Psycholia cards are chosen in different room and order is read aloud, card divined, secret second stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 209
Charles T. Jordan The Wizard's Dream free selection in riffle shuffled deck is found, full stack 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 210
Theodore Annemann Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stacked see also "The Two Person Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1934),
"The Knockout" (Clayton Brown, 1937)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 213
Theodore Annemann Dual Sympathy one deck stacked see also "Dual Sympathy" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 213
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishing see also "Another Sympathetic Mystery" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 214
Theodore Annemann A Quaint Happening two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck by counting down value of selection see also "A Quaint Happening" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 214
Theodore Annemann $1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky see also "The $ 1,000 Test Card Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 215
Howard Albright Seeing with the Finger Tips - No. 1 Lip Reading Test
- No. 2 Here's Your Card
- No. 3 The Master's Touch
three phases with stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 216
Howard Albright Perfect Card Divination free thought of card, stacked, "has one of these the same value?" 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 217
Howard Albright Unique Telephone Test phone number and name of person are divined and respective cards with values found 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 217
Howard Albright Psychological Discernment method for presentation when you know card already 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 218
Charles T. Jordan A Discard Trick two cards, stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 219
Unknown Winning the Cut cutting the high card with spectator, stacked 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
Charles T. Jordan Wizard's Will using stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 224
William Larsen Out of Sight card chosen behind back from stacked deck, key card palmed and glimpsed 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
William Larsen Prophesied Discovery using stack that forces number 10 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
William Larsen From Another Pack forcing any king from set-up deck with counting procedure 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 229
Charles T. Jordan Divino various coincidences with mates, see also 100-cards-deck version in reference see also "Double Divino" (Charles T. Jordan, 1937) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 229
Theodore Annemann Psychic Card Test dressed up simple divination with two slates 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Al Baker A Card and a Number two decks openly used 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Si Stebbins Mediumistic Stunt No. 2 several cards are divined, stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 233
Unknown System finding card after 2 riffle shuffles, stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 234
Clayton Brown The Knockout bottom cards code selections to assistant in other room, stacked see also "The Two Person Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1934),
"Two Person Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1937)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 234
Ralph W. Hull Name O' Card any named card is found/spelled-to, full stack and multiple out 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 237
Arthur H. Buckley Cards and Pockets number of cut off cards is divined, deck in pocket, any named card instantly produced 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 241
Charles T. Jordan Positions Unknown named cards are produced and deck separated into colors, stacked stripper deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 273
Unknown A Divination Effect pocketed cards are named, stripper deck and full deck stack 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Dai Vernon Miracle Location Club Version daub, full deck stack, 4 or five cards 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 302
C. O. Williams X-Ray stack, two riffle shuffles 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 364
Louis Nikola Wizard's Whist with and without stack 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 399
Theodore Annemann Mind or Muscle two cards located in spread, third card named, stacked deck and forcing deck 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
Frank Travers Gambler at Large! stack for demo with several games (Poker, Blackjack, Bridge) see also "Fantasist at the Card Table" (Roberto Giobbi & Frank Travers & Dai Vernon, 2003) 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 257
John Goodrum Si Stebbins Up The Sleeve selection behind back is divined 1937 You'd be Surprised 36
Al Baker A Problem in Plumbago stacked and daub 1938 Greater Magic 67
Unknown The New Pack Location key card tricks using new pack order 1938 Greater Magic 99
Unknown The Perfect Card Trick full deck stack 1938 Greater Magic 100
Unknown Reverse Order Location 1938 Greater Magic 101
Unknown The Incomprehensible Detection full stack 1938 Greater Magic 103
George G. Kaplan The Five Card Problem two cards, stacked deck 1938 Greater Magic 283
William H. McCaffrey Unique Bridge and Poker Deal shuffled deck, card called out as memory demonstration (stacking), then bridge and poker deal demo 1938 Greater Magic 298
Unknown Short Overhand Shuffle of Stack 1938 Greater Magic 340
Dan Bellman Mystic Matching two phases, one deck stacked 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1938") 320
Robert Parrish A Prediction to End Predictions playing card, word and date on bill are predicted 1939 Do That Again! 9
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
Charles Arbuthnot The Arbuthnot Canfield Solitaire Stack see also "The Solitaire King" (Theodore Annemann, 1935) 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 92) 573
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
Verne Chesbro Mentelimination naming missing card(s), three methods 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 103) 622
Verne Chesbro & James G. Thompson Jr. Copy Cat! one Si Stebbins, the other brainwave/invisible deck see also "Do as I Did" (Darwin Ortiz, 1988) 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 691
Frederick Braue The Challenger full-deck set-up 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 32
Hen Fetsch The Card Knows three cards chosen and one pocketed, the other shuffled back, card with cat picture shown which whispers card in pocket and divines other two cards, stacked deck 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 140) 792
Frank Travers big deal? "Rapid Set-up" & "Expert Deal", 2 special full deck stacks for Stud Poker, Draw Poker, Black Jack, Bridge, Rhummy 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 142) 799
Theodore Annemann Card Voice three spectators pocket cards, a snoopy card tells them to performer, based on Jordan's "The Sagacious Joker" 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 148) 825
Jack Vosburgh Monk's Mystery 14-15 stack 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 880
Paul Studham & Unknown Black Jack Magic 1942 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1942") 21
Bruce Elliott & Walter B. Gibson Chance! Thought! Coincidence! with three different colored cardboards, one taken, one thought off and one stopped at by coincidence 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 75
Hen Fetsch Future-Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 135
Hen Fetsch Past Present and Future card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted by a medium on different colored papers 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 136
Franklin V. Taylor Headline Speller silent spelling 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 38) 155
Frederick Mosteller Bravo! five decks, multiple phase mental speller, suits spelled and values counted (count-spell), see Back Room reference for corrections see also "The Back Room" (Bruce Elliott, 1943),
varied by "Encore!" (Frederick Mosteller, 1944)
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 200
Ronald B. Edwards Free Force forcing 14 or 15 with playing cards, see reference for correction see also "The Back Room" (Bruce Elliott, 1944) 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 62) 254
Ronald B. Edwards Phone(y) Telepathy selection is apparently revealed by stranger 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 64) 262
Ronald B. Edwards Bi-Mentalism card is pushed in a deck, named card is found next to it, two versions: 1. Stack and nail writer, 2. Svengali 1945 My Best 80
Val Evans Digivision card is selected behind the back, clever 1945 My Best 83
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Rescue 1945 My Best 96
Richard F. Madden Two Be or Not Two Be - That Was the Question two decks, second deck has selected cards reversed 1945 My Best 97
Hen Fetsch Future Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors see also "Predictor" (Stylesmith , 1951) 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 44
Hen Fetsch Past Present and Future card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted by a medium on different colored papers 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 46
Ronald B. Edwards For the Future two decks, prediction is written on face of a card, free choice 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 104) 419
Ronald B. Edwards Side by Side two spectator's cards are found next to each other 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 116) 466
Edward Marlo III. The Named Vanish named card, reappears at named number, stacked 1947 Marlo In Spades 36
Herb Runge Among Friends routine inspired by "Mephistopheles' Touch" (Charles T. Jordan, 1937) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 120) 482
Paul Curry One Down card is inserted face up in the pack behind spectator's back and divined see also "One Down" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 124) 500
Paul Curry Think of a Card varied by "Mental-Matic Deck" ( Aldini & Paul Curry, 1969),
also published as "3) The Mental Thinkier" (Paul Curry, 1985),
"Think of a Card" (Paul Curry, 2001)
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 532
Herb Runge Formula cards are divined with a crystal ball, based on Mutus Nomen 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 136) 546
Ronald B. Edwards Dis-Illusion 1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 149) 598
L. Vosburgh Lyons Triphecy triple card prediction with three different colors see also "Triphecy II" (L. Vosburgh Lyons, 1968) 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 607
Ken Krenzel & Don Costello Miracle named card turns over 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 678
Unknown Instant Card Location Two halves, cards selected in one half replaced in the other, easily located 1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 34
Larry Klunck The Acrobatic Card Deck is thrown across table, selected card physically flips face up 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 87
Bob Dunn Card Counting Extraordinary Weighing cards 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 107
Bert Fenn I Win! several phases, see p. 953 for corrections 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 237) 947
Theodore Annemann The Master Mind 14-15 card stack, two decks 1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Spades Hearts Clubs Diamonds variation on the Si Stebbins / Galasso Stack 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 255) 1020
H. A. Adams Prescience prediction of card and sign 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 265) 1058
Audley Walsh Audley's Best 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 270) 1078
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poker + 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1130
Rufus Steele The Gambler's Rehearsal elaborated routine with full deck set up see also "The Murdock Stack" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck & Rufus Steele, 1984) 1954 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 90
Jack Yates Mental Tuition four people select a card, medium names color of first, suit of second, value of third and complete card of fourth spectator 1956 Minds in Duplicate 29
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Once in 635,013,559,600 with story presentation see also "Bridge Deal" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1957) 1956 Top Secrets of Magic 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Unabridget bridge demonstration 1956 Top Secrets of Magic 20
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Forever Royal - And Yet Again! eight hands, performer always gets a royal flush, as a climax all have good hands and performer almost has a royal flush, then he exchanges the wrong card and gets the missing one see also Rusduck's "Forever Royal" in "New Phoenix" No. 320 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 1) 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Sermonette! using words with the initial letters of the 52 cards 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 3) 11
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bridge Deal four suites are dealt, follow up to Sermonette! see also "Once in 635,013,559,600" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1956) 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 3) 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poker Poser stud deal 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 3
Edward Marlo New Deck P.M. version of "Progressive Miracle" described before 1958 Faro Notes 27
Tony Corinda (3) The Fourteen/Fifteen Set Up forcing number 14 or 15 1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 76
Tony Corinda (4) The Odd an Even Set Up divided deck 1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 76
Tony Corinda (10) Mind Over Matter prediction pellet is put on any card, which is the same as prediction 1958 Predictions 114
Tony Corinda (4) The Stacked Deck in conjunction with blindfolds 1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 137
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Sevens III see also "27 Card Trick" in Martin Gardner's "Mathematics, Magic & Mystery" 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Full Deck Speller spelling all cards in the deck 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 8
Charles Hudson Major-Minor Do-As-I-Do one deck, spectator choses amount of cards he and performer get, down under deal until one card, mates 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Ambitious 52 cards come to the top in order, mates are always on the bottom 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Version with Any Deck shuffled deck, all cards are memorized and named, the deck is stacked 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 7) 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Scrambled Straights straights, all hands, Gilbreath precursor (see Fulves' "When Psychics..." reference) see also "Scrambled Straights" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck & Karl Fulves, 2004),
varied by "Crooked Straight" (Karl Fulves, 2004),
"Stretching A Straight" (Karl Fulves, 2004)
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 8) 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Alphomega five hands, resets itself, optional climax with 10 hands 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 9) 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites Elmsley's Restacking Pack see also "The Restacking Pack" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Perma-Stack based on Elmsley's Restacking Pack idea see also "The Restacking Pack" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 15
Stephen Herald Royal Aces five hands, always getting four aces, royal flush as a kicker, duplicates 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 11) 6
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poko-Combo stack that allows combination for ten card poker deal, strictly straight and straight cheating see also Ten Card Poker Deal Routines in "Phoenix" Nr. 168 & 170,
"Strictly Straight" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1957),
"Straight Cheating" (William P. Miesel, 1958)
1959 The Cardiste (Issue 12) 2
Robert A. Nelson Fortune Telling by Cards with gypsy fortune telling cards, card is divined 1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 30
Dai Vernon Matching any number of cards any number of cards is selected and found from another shuffled deck 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 71
Charlie Miller & Dai Vernon Variation of Stanyon's Limit Card reconstructing a trick by Vernon described by Stanyon, two cards removed are divined with other cards 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 32
Robert G. Tripp A Deck of Cards and a Miracle deck is cut and a card named, performer names position 1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 61
Dai Vernon Club Version of the "Miracle Card Location", daub, full deck stack, 4 or five cards 1962 Early Vernon 22
Edward Marlo On the Re-Stacking Pack two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind inspired by "The Restacking Pack" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 18
Paul Sweetman Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, cyclical stack with corner shorts, solution inspired by "Seclusion" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 39
George de Ghetto Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, solution inspired by "Seclusion" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 40
James West Static solution inspired by "Static" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 56
Mike Rogers Seclusion solution inspired by "Seclusion" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 56
Edward Marlo Farocation faro location with new pack order stack 1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 4
Roy Walton Draw Poker Plus 25-card deck can be dealt in as many piles as often as spectators want, yet performer receives royal flush see also correction on p. 86,
varied by "Primitive Poker" (Karl Fulves & Roy Walton, 1979)
1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 79
Theodore Annemann Cards in the Cases from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
cut-to card counted to in other deck via its value
1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 129
Paul Swinford Switcharound 1968 Faro Fantasy 23
Paul Swinford Fantasia number of red/black cards drawn by spectator are predicted, new deck order 1968 Faro Fantasy 40
Paul Swinford Psychedelic packet cut off, values added, matrix layout, new deck order varied by "Marlo's Psychedelic" (Edward Marlo, 1969) 1968 Faro Fantasy 33
Karl Fulves Self-Duplicating Set-ups exotic principle in which sequences are duplicated in a random outjog-sorting procedure see also "Duprediction" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1994) 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 19
Edward Marlo Pseudo Memory position of named card is called out, stack and faros 1968 Epilogue (Issue 4) 28
Frank Lane The Pellet Trick three cards chosen and written on pellets, performer divines them 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 161
Unknown Spectator Shuffles Stack briefly 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 161
Peter Alexis* Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker hands inspired by "ESP + Math" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 214
Roy Walton Helensburg Speller spelling to any thought of card, Phoenix #98 reference given on p. 236, see also p. 254 for references inspired by "Encore!" (Frederick Mosteller, 1944) 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 221
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 The Rue Morgue Problem cards riffle shuffled by spectators and dealt in pairs to players, they remove red or black poker chips according to red-black distribution, chip values and cards added, the total is 28 and predicted 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 54
Edward Marlo Marlo Re-Stacking Pack two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind inspired by "The Restacking Pack" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 175
Edward Marlo Jordan Plus Marlo selection found after three riffle shuffles, chains, stack 1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 39
Jon Racherbaumer Addition to Marlo's "Matching Miracle" poker hand duplication, see "Matching Miracle" (The New Tops, July 1966) 1969 Hierophant (Issue 1) 26
Bruce Cervon Perpetual Motion Poker fifty cards, progressive poker deal, royal flush at the end 1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 3
Martin A. Nash A Gambler Sits Down faros and second dealing, several phases, ends with royal flush 1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 14
Roy Walton The Helensburgh Speller 1969 The Devil's Playthings 56
Bruce Cervon Dealing the Flush Royal Flush for any number of players from 2 to 8, stack & faros 1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 120
Allan Ackerman All Backs all backs then all faces, while retaining a stack 1970 Magic Mafia Effects 11
Paul Swinford Swinford's Myth 14-15 force, faro, new deck order 1971 More Faro Fantasy 17
Paul Swinford Quadrivium new deck order, faro 1971 More Faro Fantasy 19
Dai Vernon & Stewart Judah Coincidence performer pockets card from one deck, spectator cuts another deck and counts down according to value of bottom card, card arrived at matched card in pocket, Ace to King stack, from Daley Notebooks 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 473
Jon Racherbaumer Card Chronometry strict conditions but large set-up varied by "Synchronicity" (Jon Racherbaumer, 1971) 1971 On the Clock Effect 8
Frank Garcia & Bert Allerton Miracle Stab stabbing any card called for, stacked 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 73
Earl Keyser 22-Card Poker Deal after any number of faro shuffles, the dealer always wins, stack 1972 Epilogue (Issue 16) 151
Edward Marlo Triumph as a Disguised False Shuffle 1972 The Shank Shuffle 27
Edward Marlo Triumph Over Four named value as final reversed cards 1972 The Shank Shuffle 78
Edward Marlo For the Color Blind card with binary marks chosen from one deck is shuffled to top via faros in stacked second deck, badly explained 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 49
Jon Racherbaumer Ho-Hum Humdinger set-up, application inspired by "A Location" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1972 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 30
Gene Finnell Mathematical Twins spectator cuts to a card and places it aside, then cuts another packet off and mate is found with Milk Build procedure and down-under deal, see also p. 508 see also "Melbourne" (Alex Elmsley, 1953),
"Second Law" (Karl Fulves, 1970),
varied by "Mathematical Twins Variation" (Karl Fulves, 1972)
1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 483
Brother John Hamman Suit Yourself even suits match inspired by "Even Money Proposition" (Karl Fulves, 1969) 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 540
Roy Walton Informer four quarters on table with an unknown indicator card in front of each, spectator cuts off a pile of each quarter, the indicator cards predict how many cards have been cut off of each pile, in second phase two poker hands are constructed from two piles 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 575
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
Karl Fulves The Unit Cull using "basic riffle shuffle stack" (NPO variant), culling card while looking for its mate 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 85
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
Peter Alexis* Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker hands see also "Scarlock's Card" (Peter Alexis*, 1968) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 13
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
Martin Gardner A Betting Swindle betting game with three suits after a riffle shuffle inspired by "The 3-Card Cycle" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 88
Ken Krenzel Miracle Revelation inspired by "The Floating Locator" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 89
James G. Thompson Jr. Highly Improbable matching cards with two decks under strict conditions, stacked and window case 1974 Card Cavalcade II 83
Martin Gardner Yin-Yang only high cards used, five cards dealt out in row, spectator marks them with either red/black, odd/even or high/low property, all cards divined, three-way gray code 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 4) 710
Karl Fulves White Line Problem no-touch condition definition, spectator upjogs four-of-a-kind and then removes one, performer divines it, two handlings, using different red backs in one deck see also "White Line Problem" (Karl Fulves, 1981) 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 865
Alex Elmsley & Frederick Mosteller another encore red & black card thought of, they are spelled to after some shuffling (see Legendary Kabbala for Elmsley credit) inspired by "Encore!" (Frederick Mosteller, 1944),
see also "Miracle Mental Spell" (Derek Dingle, 1982)
1976 Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 153
Edward Marlo Spectator Cuts To Locate Aces spectator cuts four piles, numbers of top cards are counted and every ace is found varied by "I Cut to the Aces" (Christoph Borer & Edward Marlo, 2016),
"Drogen-Trance" (Christoph Borer, 2016)
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 8) 244
Paul Curry Multiple Thought Power two decks, with three selections simultaneously 1976 Multiple Thought Power 1
Nick Trost A Prediction and a Date - Updated Cards dealt to any year called for from 1900 to 1975, plus predict a card varied by "The Ultra Date Trick" (Nick Trost, 1976) 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 16
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
Jerry K. Hartman More Than One Way "There's More Than One Way To Spin A Cut."
two decks in reverse order
inspired by "Psi-X" (Karl Fulves, 1978),
see also "One Way Ghost" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1971)
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1184
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control further ideas for the Riffle Shuffle Control placement
(A) building set-up for next trick
(B) following with Ten Card Poker Deal
(C) delaying use of set-up
see also "Incorporated Color Control" (Karl Fulves, 1967),
"Riffle Shuffle Control Placement for Perfect Speller" (Karl Fulves, 1978)
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 26) 99
Allan Slaight Unkindest Cut Of All rummy and blackjack deal featuring a winning blackjack stack varied by "Apocalypse Variaions Or Additions" (Melvin Anderson, 1980),
"Continued" (Allan Slaight, 1982)
1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 186
Karl Fulves & Roy Walton Primitive Poker packet of 25 cards is dealt out in piles according to a rolled dice multiple times, then cards are dealt and everybody has a good hand inspired by "Draw Poker Plus" (Roy Walton, 1967) 1979 Faro Possibilities 31
Al Mann & John Smetana & Bobby Hughes Mindblow inspired by a David Berglas audio tape (probably Magiccassette by Martin Breese) 1979 Magic Castle Lecture 1
Melvin Anderson Apocalypse Variaions Or Additions blackjack stack, Gin Rummy inspired by "Unkindest Cut Of All" (Allan Slaight, 1979) 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 304
Father Cyprian Any Four of a Kind any named four of a kind is found via mathematical digit-add force, stack 1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 35
Alex Elmsley & Colin Lewry Pack Of Lies Liar's Matrix, spectator selects card column and reads out their colors, lying on one of them, different methods:
- Mnemonic Method
- No Memory
- And Again
- Lewry's Lie Detector
see also "A Four-Bit Trick" (Karl Fulves, 1980) 1980 Curioser 33
Alex Elmsley Blind Stud cards are cut and dealt out, things about hands are revealed with back turned, gray code to base 4 1980 Curioser 36
Karl Fulves Red Less Black spectator separates colors from back, number of errors are called, performer then names all cards 1980 Curioser 51
Father Cyprian The No-Name Game deck cut and top four cards distributed, replaced, 4 blackjack games played and the 4 spectators' cards make perfect hands 1980 Curioser 56
Stephen Minch Espimation several spectators cut an ESP deck and remember the symbol, after shuffling the cards performer divines each symbol 1980 Mind Novas 43
Stephen Minch Menephysics divination of one ESP card, impromptu Mene-Tekel stack 1980 Mind Novas 46
Stephen Minch Megaphysics performer finds matching ESP card of two spectators, by stopping spectator deal cards, impromptu Mene-Tekel inspired by Nick Trost's "Metaphysics" in "ESP Card Session", 1965. 1980 Mind Novas 50
Karl Fulves Psychic Option method for finding out the suit or position of a cut to card, three variations 1981 Fourcast 25
Roy Walton The Arrangement 1981 Fourcast 34
Thomas Alan Waters Trionic three phases
- card is seen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- card is unseen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- prediction of a selected card
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Trionic") 71
Karl Fulves Gaffless Brainwave sorted red/black stack see also "Impromptu Ultra Mental" (Allan Ackerman & Bruce Cervon, 1978),
"Riding the Wave" (Scott Robinson, 1993),
"The Invisible Deck" (Michael Close & Allan Ackerman, 1996)
1981 Milennium Aces 44
Karl Fulves Cull Substitute cutting action, ungaffed 1981 Milennium Aces 45
Derek Dingle Miracle Mental Spell to two freely thought of cards, count-spell principle see also "another encore" (Alex Elmsley & Frederick Mosteller, 1976) 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 169
Allan Slaight Continued combined with Stud Poker and Lie-Speller inspired by "Unkindest Cut Of All" (Allan Slaight, 1979) 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 633
Philip T. Goldstein The Hawk two cards noted while back turned, one found by shouting stop, other named, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations 1982 Thunday 1
Simon Aronson From All Indications... four piles, top card of one pile chosen, top cards of other piles used to count down to mates of the chosen card varied by "A Simple Indication" (David Solomon, 1982) 1982 Sessions 9
David Solomon A Simple Indication four piles cut by spectator, top card of one pile chosen, top cards of other piles used to count down to mates of the chosen card inspired by "From All Indications..." (Simon Aronson, 1982) 1982 Sessions 13
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
Thomas Alan Waters Twinkey named card is shuffled face up in the deck, same card is reversed in second pack and the card above the reversed card is the same as well as in the shuffled pack 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Deckalogue") 216
Thomas Alan Waters Pentally on stacking Tarot cards 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Grymwyr") 290
Richard Osterlind A Simple Divination Effect spectator reverses card behind back inspired by "Some More Tricks Using the Eight Kings Stack" (Tony Corinda, 1958) 1983 Breakthrough Card System 8
Karl Fulves & Charles T. Jordan The Up-Down System out-of-room 4 spectators seal cards in envelope, performer divines them in dark room, featuring stacking system inspired by "Satan's Trance" (Charles Jordan) 1983 After Jordan 7
Thomas Alan Waters Parity two cards divined, symbol cards / picture cards 1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test") 409
Thomas Alan Waters Grayven 32 design cards, divination, sound reading and gray code 1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test") 413
Thomas Alan Waters Graydation cards with pictures and words are selected and divined 1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test") 416
Thomas Alan Waters Trisonic design cards, three are divined inspired by "Animal, Vegetable and Mineral" (Alex Elmsley, 1994),
see also "Q&AVM" (Philip T. Goldstein & Alex Elmsley, 1984)
1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test") 424
Barrie Richardson Do You Wish to Continue? two decks, named card is at the same position 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1240
Russell "Rusduck" Duck & Rufus Steele The Murdock Stack in multiple deals, progressively better hands are dealt, see credit correction in issue 2, p. 3, see also The Cardiste see also "The Gambler's Rehearsal" (Rufus Steele, 1954 / 27) 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 25
Philip T. Goldstein & Patrick Page Shuffled Speller cut-to card is spelled out in second deck and produces same card, ungaffed approach for Patrick Page's "Beyond the Veil" inspired by "Beyond the Veil" (Patrick Page, 1959) 1984 Thequal 7
Martin Lewis Any Number Can Play Spectator calls out any number of hands, performer deals out and gets winning hand (2 to 8 hands range) 1985 Martin's Miracles 27
Frederick Braue Mental Telepathy Stack four spectators think of a card from a group, they're spelled out, progressive spellers (1935) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 1
T. Nelson Downs TND Poker Deal stack in which two to six players can be chosen, good hands and performer wins 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 15
Unknown All-Spell Pack spell count 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 25
Paul Curry 3) The Mental Thinkier also published as "Think of a Card" (Paul Curry, 1947) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 13
Edward Marlo 53 Cards Won't Do three card peeked from incomplete faro position found by 3 sandwiches, secretly preserves order see also "Triple Sandwich" (Dom Cervas, Precursor #10, January 1986),
"Half a Faro Onward" (Harry Lorayne, 1969)
1986 Thirty Five Years Later 47
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations 1986 Amperthand 1
David Regal Stack Attack gaining access to a "randomly" chosen card 1987 Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 224
Ron Frost All Wrong! NDO set-up, NDO-finale 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 1313
Thomas Alan Waters Stacks tarot stacks see also "Towering Prediction" (Stephen Minch, 1974) 1987 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "T.A.R.O.T.") 794
Darwin Ortiz Do as I Did two packs see also "Copy Cat!" (Verne Chesbro & James G. Thompson Jr., 1940),
"Ultra-Mental Deck Routine Handling" (Ken Simmons, 1990)
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 140
Edward Marlo Treasure Chest Mentalism two reversed cards in 2 decks match, stack and marked cards, two methods 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 164
Edward Marlo 2nd Effect using silent count (page 170) and stack 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 172
Lennart Green The Perfect Arrangement deck order looks random, but is NDO after 1-2-Separation, thought-of-card presentation 1989 1-2 Separation 7
Brother John Hamman Three Guesses unseen card placed aside, spectator chooses three wrong cards, performer names card and three cards change to mates 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 72
Brother John Hamman Magic Box four thought-of cards (one of each suit) appear in card case varied by "Mr Fogg Tracked Down" (Steve Reynolds, 2009) 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 77
Brother John Hamman Four-Pocket Mirror performer removes mates of four thought of cards (verbally restricted) after they are removed by spectators 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 79
Edward Marlo Simple Order Triumph retaining stack 1989 So Soon? 12
Philip T. Goldstein Fraternal Twins two cards are selected by counting and spelling, predicted 1989 Fifth 4
Philip T. Goldstein Knowker performer divines high card in poker hand, then full hand 1989 Fifth 8
Karl Fulves Faxfiction three cards on fax machine, 2 exchanged, image sent, performer on other end names position of unchanged card inspired by "Mathematical 3-Card Monte" (Bob Hummer) 1989 Quick Card Tricks 22
Karl Fulves Read No Evil two old pieces of paper, deck cut in three piles, coincidences occur 1989 Quick Card Tricks 42
Harry Lorayne & Edward Marlo Without A Clue finding out name of cards peeked at in incomplete faro condition by glimpsing cards in bottom half, full stack see also "New Approach I.F. Control" (Edward Marlo, 1988) 1990 Trend Setters 44
Ken Krenzel Protean Rise ungaffed stacked deck 1990 Close-up Impact! 113
Edward Marlo I Knew That any card is spelled to (Count-Spell Principle), two methods, with credit information (Mosteller) also published as "I Knew That" (Edward Marlo, 1990),
"I Knew That" (Edward Marlo, 1993)
1990 That's It 52
Edward Marlo I Knew That any card is spelled to (Count-Spell Principle), two methods, with credit information (Mosteller) also published as "I Knew That" (Edward Marlo, 1990) 1990 Finally! 61
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
Steve Beam Mating Season III spectator calls three numbers between 1 and 26, cards dealt in pairs, and cards at chosen numbers match in value and suit see also Steve Beam's "Card Tricks from Mount Olympus", 1979 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 683
Steve Beam Mating Season IV spectator calls three numbers between 1 and 26, cards dealt in pairs, and cards at chosen numbers match in value and suit, face up method 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 684
Steve Beam Mating Season V deck cut in halves, joker placed in any half, from that point on all cards are mates 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 686
Steve Beam Mating Season VI two halves, cards on named number match, then all match 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 38) 869
Ron Ferris Sweetheart Stack spectator can change cards inspired by Nick Trost's "Challenge Poker Deal" 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 716
Frederick Braue Prearranged Deck on stacked deck work, historical comments
- Eight Kings
- Si Stebbins
- Nikola
- Braue Memorized Stack (?)
1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 1
Paul Curry & Frederick Braue For Nikola Routine could be done with any stack 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 6
Edward Marlo I Knew That any card is spelled to (Count-Spell Principle), two methods, with credit information (Mosteller) also published as "I Knew That" (Edward Marlo, 1990) 1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 6
Allan Ackerman Ackerman's Opener stack, combination 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 100
Chuck Smith Blackjack Demo featuring a "never lose"-stack for blackjack 1994 What If? 17
Alex Elmsley Pack of Lies Liar's Matrix, spectator selects card column and reads out their colors, lying on one of them, different methods:
- Mnemonic Method
- Marked Deck Method
- Unmarked Deck Method
- Lewry's Platform Presentation
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 100
Alex Elmsley The Restacking Pack stack whose value distribution is not affected by faro shuffles see also "Perma-Stack" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1958),
"Faro Favorites" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1958),
"The Null Faro" (Karl Fulves, 1979),
"Primitive Cycles" (Karl Fulves, 1986),
varied by "On the Re-Stacking Pack" (Edward Marlo, 1964),
"Marlo Re-Stacking Pack" (Edward Marlo, 1969),
"The Permanent Deck Principle" (Woody Aragon, 2011)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 309
Victor Farelli Controlled Coincidence card chosen, spectator stabs to two cards that indicate suit and value, with three variations in which the deck is shuffled 1994 More Greater Magic 1070
Philip T. Goldstein Duprediction arrangement of symbol cards predicted inspired by "Self-Duplicating Set-ups" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1994 Thabbatical 62
Philip T. Goldstein Trisectarian two cards found, one by counting down value of other cards 1994 Thabbatical 96
Karl Fulves Passe Part Two notes on Passe Partout, like retaining a stack see also "Passe Partout" (Karl Fulves, 1994) 1994 Crooked Tales 128
Basil Horwitz £100 Card Test blindfolded, card prediction in envelope 1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 77
Peter Duffie Truth Serum inspired by "Alternate Opening" (Bernard Rasmussen, 1995) 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 90
Robert Parrish Gordon's Divination packets cut off, performer divines bottom card of each inspired by description of Jack Gordon effect in The Sphinx, Jan. 1930 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 86
Theodore Annemann Cased Divination spectator cuts, remembers top card, cases deck, performer divines it, cut-out in case for glimpse 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 87
Oscar Weigle Gordon's Divination - Marked Version 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 87
Bernard Rasmussen Alternate Opening for "The Ultimate Truth" inspired by "The Ultimate Truth" (Peter Duffie, 1995),
varied by "Truth Serum" (Peter Duffie, 1995)
1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 87
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations 1996 Desert Seminar Notes 3
Karl Fulves Side Effects gaffed deck with various shortened cards, cutting to any card of tabled deck see also "Instanto" (Billy O'Connor, 1940),
"Simple Stebbins" (Karl Fulves, 1996)
1996 Blocking Off 32
Karl Fulves Fourthcoming with named four-of-a-kind, using Side Effects Deck 1996 Blocking Off 36
Karl Fulves The Shallow Cut solutions if the named card is near the top or bottom and it should be brought to top with tabled riffle shuffle, using Side Effects Deck 1996 Blocking Off 41
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
James Swain The Impossible Card Trick four spectators think of a value, counted down to to four piles, aces on top followed by named values and kings on bottom of piles 1996 Miracles with Cards 66
James Swain & Edward Marlo Topping the Mental Topper cards freely chosen (or thought of), card and its three mates found, faro inspired by "Mental Topper" (Ed Marlo, The New Tops) 1996 Miracles with Cards 107
Nick Trost Calling the Hands inspired by "ESP + Math" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 115
Nick Trost Double Poker Hand Prediction Comes from Bill Miesel's notes, performed in 1968 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 124
Nick Trost Double Revelation with Cards and Dice Pair of dice to locate card, and prediction of numbers on dice inspired by "Dice Will Tell" (Oscar Weigle Jr., Scarne on Card Tricks, 1950),
"Dice Will Tell" (Oscar Weigle Jr., The Dragon, December 1940)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 139
Nick Trost & U. F. Grant Three Chances in 26 Updated handling of "One Chance in 26" (Nick Trost, The New Tops, May 1965) with Gilbreath and two more selections inspired by "Diabolical Transposition" (Charles T. Jordan, 1921) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 175
Nick Trost Duo Brainwave no rough/smooth inspired by "Ultra Brainwave Deck" (Patrick Page, Abracadabra, May 1982) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 180
Nick Trost Second Method Alternative method for "Horse Race" using Gilbreath Principle, first appeared in "Gambling Tricks with Cards, Part Two" (1975) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 102
Nick Trost Nick's Stranger in Paradise Spectator thinks of any card and is removed from blue back deck, previously pocketed red deck is found to be missing the thought of card, tabled card is revealed to be it, first published in The New Tops, November 1968 see also "Premonition Outdone" (Stan Lobenstern, 1968),
"Thought Anticipated" (Dave Campbell, The Gen, April 1959)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 189
Nick Trost & Al Thatcher & Michael F. Zens Zens-Gilbreath Poker Deal Any poker hand called for inspired by "Super-Duper Poker Deal" (Al Thatcher, Jerry Mentzer's Card File, 1993),
"The Zens Quadruple Poker Trick" (M. F. Zens, 1931),
see also "Any Hand Called For" (Karl Fulves, More Self-Working Card Tricks, 1984)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 232
Nick Trost Pinochle Deal Uses Pinochle deck 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 239
Nick Trost Pitch Deal Game called "Pitch" 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 242
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" location 1997 FISM '97 5
Marty Kane Mish Mosh Tell-A-Vision suits of cards are divined, with fingers, then separation by spectator inspired by Marty Kane's "Color Vision" in "Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Volume 1",
""Mish Mosh"" (Reinhard Müller & Justin Branch, 1982)
1997 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 64) 1262
Bruce Cervon Dealing the Flush Royal Flush for any number of players from 2 to 8, stack & faros 1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 142
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
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" location, in english and french 1998 Montreal Lecture Notes - Notes de Conférence 3
James Swain The Miracle Deck instantly knowing a selected Card 1999 21st Century Card Magic 53
Richard Osterlind Under Test Conditions stack 1999 Dynamic Mysteries 28
Richard Osterlind Test Conditions II stack 1999 Dynamic Mysteries 30
Jas Jakutsch* Divide and Conquer deck ois divided and shuffled by eight spectators all cards can be divined, belly strippers 1999 Completely Mental - Vol. 3 3
Jas Jakutsch* Super Card Memory - With a Kick ("SCAM"- With a Kick) eight people take a card and put them in their pocket, all missing cards are named and assigned to the right person, belly strippers 1999 Completely Mental - Vol. 3 4
Jas Jakutsch* & Bob Farmer "16-Foot Tsunami" multiple cards are divined, impossible conditions, psychic poker, belly strippers see also Bob Farmer's "High Card Limitation Force" in "Tsunami" 1999 Completely Mental - Vol. 3 9
Jas Jakutsch* Varius Multiplex Multiformis multiple cards divination, belly strippers 1999 Completely Mental - Vol. 3 12
Joshua Jay That's the Hard Part All three mates of selected card found, along with four Kings. Deck ends up separated by color. 1999 Magic Atlas 76
Paul Curry Think of a Card varied by "Mental-Matic Deck" ( Aldini & Paul Curry, 1969),
also published as "Think of a Card" (Paul Curry, 1947)
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 202
Paul Curry One Down card is inserted face up in the pack behind spectator's back and divined see also "One Down" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 204
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
Simon Aronson Worker Bees Spelling trick to three selections (two chosen and one thought of) using UnDo Influence see also "Paramteters of the Worker Bee Stack" (Simon Aronson, 2001),
varied by "Additional Mindreading Climax" (Simon Aronson, 2001)
2001 Try the Impossible 37
Simon Aronson Paramteters of the Worker Bee Stack How to modify the Worker Bee stack see also "Worker Bees" (Simon Aronson, 2001) 2001 Try the Impossible 44
Simon Aronson Two Deck Canasta Two cards chosen by two spectators from two decks match, even which pocket the cards are placed in inspired by Chan Canasta's performance on the Jack Paar show on TV 2001 Try the Impossible 149
Al Baker An Old Ten-Card Trick spot on card displays thought-of number 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magazines") 637
Al Baker To Spell Mentally Chosen Card stacked deck 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 738
Al Baker To Name any Card Drawn with stacked deck 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 753
Karl Fulves Playing Best Hand inspired by "Scrambled Straights" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1958) 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 5
Karl Fulves Suit Secrets what happens when a suit stack is riffle shuffled and groups of different size dealt 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 12
Karl Fulves Quicker Count spectator riffle shuffles deck, deals two 10-card piles, moves a card from pile to pile and gives either pile to performer who divines card 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 31
Karl Fulves Counteract riffle shuffle, spectator deals ten cards and remembers next, repeated, second pile shuffled and performer divines both after looking through it 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 37
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 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 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
Gary Plants You Name It, I'll Flush It suit named, corresponding royal flush stacked for 10-handed game, originally from Precursor (Oct. 2003) inspired by Tony Giorgio routine from Magicana/Genii 2004 Lecture Notes - The Second Super Session 18
Wesley James Named Travelers "final", named four-of-a-kind appears on top, then travelers 2004 Enchantments 125
Michael Maddox The Maddox Stack sleight-free 2005 Penumbra (Issue 9) 16
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 Unique Sums set-up so that two cards removed from a certain part still produce unique clocking value 2005 Clockwork 42
Karl Fulves & Stewart James Stax Fax stacks that force numbers, see also p. 68 2005 Clockwork 45
S. H. Paine Paine Set-Up for a number force, 14-15 2005 Clockwork 45
Karl Fulves Clockwork deck cut, cut in half and any card removed, performer looks through this pile and names card
- The System
- First case
- Second Case
- Third Case
2005 Clockwork 47
Robin Robertson 8 Kings Combo random looking stack making use of Combo system, starting with cyclical stack 2005 Combo II 62
Karl Fulves Contract Player deck first sorted in colors, then suits, by magician 2005 Combo II 76
Karl Fulves & Robert E. Neale Distant Marker spectator cuts deck, performer names number and a card of that value is at its numerical position from top 2005 Combo II 110
Shoot Ogawa Perfect Order using triumph with faro shuffles to retain stack 2006 Penumbra (Issue 10) 5
Eric Mead Disorderly Conduct thoughts on stack management:
- Three Words about False Shuffles
- Attitude
- Variety
- Minimalism
- Incidental Handling of Cards
- The Bottom Card
- Dealing, Counting, and Spelling
- Dealing as Revelation
- Replacements and Reassembly
- The Overall Picture
- Advanced Chaos
2006 Tangled Web 87
Unknown ReStacking Setup 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 31
Joshua Jay To Tell The Truth II two cards are removed from (stacked) deck and divined with liar/truthteller presentation inspired by "To Tell The Truth?" (Gerald Kosky, 1978) 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 412
Denis Behr Finding the Way Home essay on stacked deck strategies and management
- Possible strategies for rearranging cards systematically
2007 Handcrafted Card Magic 41
Denis Behr "The Tantalizer" to Stack using "The Tantalizer" in conjunction with a stack, see also page 47:
- Way into "The Tantalizer"
see also "The Tantalizer" (1948) 2007 Handcrafted Card Magic 43
Denis Behr Faro and Anti-Faro Combination 2007 Handcrafted Card Magic 50
Denis Behr & Erhard Liebenow Liebenow's Card Peeling location effect with faro flourish, applying stack
- In-the-Hands Way
- Home Match
2007 Handcrafted Card Magic 55
Fred Robinson Mind Reading at the Marlborough combining stacked and marked deck 2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 226
Jason England & Steve Forte Another Shuffle Stack 7-handed game, pseudo stack inspired by "One Shuffle Stack" (Steve Forte, Genii March 2006) 2009 Jammin' With the Fellas 9
Tom Stone The Etude memorized deck (or New Pack Order) 2010 Vortex 69
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
Woody Aragon Psychic Poker after shuffle 4 poker hands are divined, one predicted, full deck stack, gilbreath 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 65
Ramón Riobóo The Defibrillator free selection is divined via other cards produced from behind back, stack 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 235
Scott Robinson The Rip-Off thought-of selection is divined via other cards produced from deck, version of "Spam Filter" (Vol. 7) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 281
Carlhorst Meier & Roberto Giobbi Double Divination stacked deck 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Aug 23") 253
Roberto Giobbi A Frivolous Stack eight kings revised 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Apr 22") 123
Denis Behr The Plop Replacement replacing multiple cards into a stacked deck see also "Plop" (Denis Behr, 2007) 2011 Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 2 33
Pit Hartling & Denis Behr Messy - The Director's Shuffle triumph using faros, can end in full stack see also "Master of the Mess" (Pit Hartling, 2003) 2011 Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 2 39
Steve Beam Mating Season VII multiple phase matching routine, as a climax all cards match also published as "Mating Season VII" in "Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Volume VI" 2011 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Section "Addendum") xx
Benjamin Earl The Any Card Game Control display layout that communicates chaos yet retains stack varied by "Any Card Game Control" (Benjamin Earl, 2015),
also published as "The Any Card Game Control" (Benjamin Earl, 2017)
2012 Less is More 9
Darwin Ortiz Sweating Bullets cutting the aces, then aces controlled (faros), then new pack order inspired by "Vernon's Aces" (Dai Vernon, 1962),
"Four Ace Location (Stacked Deck Retained)" (Edward Marlo, 1964)
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 207
Darwin Ortiz & Paul Griffin Ideas for "Vernon's Aces" see also "Vernon's Aces" (Dai Vernon, 1962) 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 216
Darwin Ortiz Double Tap two cards pocketed by spectator while back is turned, divined instantly, memorized or Si Stebbins type stack 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 241
Darwin Ortiz Sorcerer's Apprentice spectator and performer locate each other's cards see also "Double Thought" (Al Koran, 1967) 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 277
Allan Ackerman Predetermined Cutting unknown card pocketed, spectator names card, he cuts deck in four piles to a 3-of-a-kind and an indifferent card, named card to complete quartet removed from pocket varied by "Impromptu Predetermined Cutting" (Allan Ackerman, 2012) 2012 The Cardjurer 65
Jason Ladanye Thought Transference thought-of card from packet reversed into deck (Biddle Trick), stacked 2013 Confident Deceptions 73
Jim Steinmeyer & Eddie Joseph Flummoxed three phases, single-deck approach for Eddie Joseph's "Staggered" stack 2013 Ensuing Impuzzibilities 18
Jim Steinmeyer Oe Fortune Serves Eight binary sorting stack 2013 Ensuing Impuzzibilities 23
Joseph Barry Reverie (almost) any card thought of, divined immediately 2014 Reverie 14
Joseph Barry A Memory at the Card Table card chosen, deck apparently memorized, blackjack and poker hands apparently riffle stacked, rest recited and last card is selected one 2014 Reverie 24
Jim Steinmeyer Just Thinking full deck stack, "do you see a card of the same value here?" (binary divination) inspired by "Perfect Card Divination" (Howard Albright, Super Psychic Mental Effects, 1948) 2015 Devilish Impuzzibilities 1
Helder Guimarães The Solo Act 1. Triumph
2. Anti-Oil and Water
3. Kings Production
Finale - Cards to New Deck Order
2015 The Veriloquent 35
Denis Behr & Alex Elmsley Mathe-Mate-Ics 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 "Arith-Mate-Ic" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 124
Steve Beam Finders Keepers Choreographed process for selecting a card that provides the magician with the key to the selected card. 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 97
Max Maven* Trisectarian two cards found, one by counting down value of other card see also "Trisectarian" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1994) 2016 Session Notes 5
Denis Behr Plop Replacement replacing multiple cards into a stacked deck see also "The Plop Replacement" (Denis Behr, 2011) 2016 In Order to Amaze 136
So Sato Poker Demon-Stration winning hand is dealt after spectator shuffles, Mass Destruction Stacking 2016 The Secrets of So Sato 120
So Sato Poker Demon-Stration Plus Mass Destruction Stacking
Phase 1: Middle Deal Demonstration
Phase 2: Stacking Demonstration (Re-Deal principle)
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 123
So Sato Destroy and Search "If you ask, 'Is this practical for laymen?' I must answer, 'No.'"
Mass Destruction Stacking
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 128
So Sato Blue Print spectator shuffles, order of chosen suit within deck is predicted, Mass Destruction Stacking, interlocking chains 2016 The Secrets of So Sato 132
So Sato Zen Derby horse race plot, Mass Destruction Stacking 2016 The Secrets of So Sato 137
Joseph Barry Swivelosis cards apparently upjogged from various places, stripped out and given to spectator, actually order retained inspired by "Pseudo Swivel-Strip Shuffle" (Justin Higham) 2016 Operandi (Issue 1) 26
Jack Carpenter & Steve Ehlers The Legend of Silas Greene two poker hands dealt, three of a kind and Kings, former hand changes to Aces, then perfect bridge deal, rhyming patter inspired by "Silas and the Slickers" (1939) 2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 75