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Theodore Annemann The Red-and-Blue Back Mixup two decks shuffled together and dropped in hat, six cards removed via named numbers, three matching pairs 1931 The Book Without A Name 20
Dr. Jacob Daley Paradox of Pairs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 80
Theodore Annemann Red and Blue Back Mixup two decks shuffled together and dropped in hat, six cards removed via named numbers, three matching pairs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 212
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
Jean Hugard A Card Fairy Tale and Automatic Spelling two riffle shuffles, suits are separated and used to tell story, match values, spell to values, ...
a. The Fairy Tale
b. Matching Cards
c. Automatic Spelling
d. Super-Spelling
1938 Greater Magic 320
Laurie Ireland Mating the Cards with Jumbo Cards spot while running through the cards 1938 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1938") 5
Henry Christ Mathematical Black Jacks black jacks are located via counting, see also Charles Jordan's "The Keystone Card Discovery" varied by "Mathejack" (Karl Fulves & Henry Christ, 1989) 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 72) 485
Frederick Braue The Marriage Meter two selections are mates 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 26
Clayton Rawson A Sucker Bet performed as a bet see also page 211 for a variation 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 50) 207
Al Leech Match-A-Card magician matches unkown card incorrectly, correct after change (Ireland Year Book 1952) 1952 / 2004 A Last Look at Leech 19
Bill Simon Two Up two prediction cards removed by performer, spectators insert them next to mates 1954 Sleightly Sensational 24
Bill Simon The London Illusion spectator and performer each chose card from half deck, they match 1954 Sleightly Sensational 30
Edward Marlo Red and Blue - Spectator Coincidence card thought of and touched in other deck, match, two decks varied by "Let's Recapitulate or Criss Cross" (Edward Marlo, 1974) 1959 Marlo Meets His Match 15
Harry Lorayne Mated! spectator finds 2 mates 1962 Close-up Card Magic 175
Edward Marlo A Matching Routine stay stack routine with six phases varied by "A Matching Routine" (Edward Marlo & Martin A. Nash, 1980),
"Finally Matched" (Allan Ackerman, 1999)
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 31
Edward Marlo Added Note for Matching Routine stay stack routine, alternative phases 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 33
Edward Marlo Double Peek Matching full stack 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 33
Edward Marlo Stay Stack Routine deck cut into four packets, mates on top and bottom of each, rest of order retained 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Section "4 Transfers") 6
Al Leech Face up Coincidence mates 1965 Super Card Man Stuff 30
Al Leech Triple Coincidence 1965 Super Card Man Stuff 32
Al Leech Paint Brush card is changed into mate 1965 Super Card Man Stuff 41
Alex Elmsley Face Your Brother Spectator pushes three Cards next to their Mates 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 183
Roy Walton Down & Under from a packet a spectator choses two cards, they are mates 1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 1
Edward Marlo Unfaro Match selection is matched, edgemarked deck 1967 Riffle Shuffle Finale (Section "Riffle Finale") 5
Stewart James Smart Alexis three-of-a-kind removed, then choses a card face-down which matches inspired by Peter Alexis (The New Phoenix #397),
see also p. 88 for comment by George McLean,
p. 77 for credit information,
varied by "Gambler's Last Chance" (Francis Haxton, 1967),
"Smart Alexis II" (Lu Brent, 1967)
1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 73
Lu Brent Smart Alexis II three-of-a-kind removed, then choses a card face-down which matches inspired by "Smart Alexis" (Stewart James, 1967) 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 88
J. Stewart Smith Never Grow Old lengthy procedure after which two mates are reversed in two halfs 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 117
Karl Fulves Twins two decks wrapped without jokers, two mates removed from underneath handkerchief, based on a Leipzig idea from Sphinx 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 137
Karl Fulves Like Seeks Like two cards next to each other are turned over, packet dealt out, cards next to reversed cards are of the same value 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Displacements") 34
Roy Walton Money Power from 20-card packet, 2 set of mates are found with spectator, making up 4 of a kind varied by "Ten-In-A-Row Double Coincidence" (Nick Trost, 1997),
also published as "Money Power" (Roy Walton, 1969)
1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 41
Roy Walton Money Power from 20-card packet, 2 set of mates are found with spectator, making up 4 of a kind also published as "Money Power" (Roy Walton, 1969) 1969 The Devil's Playthings 14
Roy Walton The Old Fashioned Way matching mates, 8 pairs, after random mixing procedure 1969 The Devil's Playthings 34
Roy Walton Almost Impromptu one of four cards selected, other three cards added together and number counted in deck finds mate 1969 The Devil's Playthings 42
Karl Fulves Stripper-Teckel selection and mate are found, fair procedure, stripper deck 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Third Supplement") 86
Karl Fulves The Closed Prediction spectator removes card from sixteen-card packet, performer faro shuffles and finds mate 1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 63
Brian Jordan* 8 - 25 packets removed and counted down in some piles, two mates appear, see also p. 348 see also "Isochronism" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1952) 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 315
Paul Swinford Against all Odds two spectators choose cards, they're mates 1971 More Faro Fantasy 34
Paul Swinford Double Duper spectator and magician turn over a card, mates 1971 More Faro Fantasy 32
Paul Swinford Predicto Pair prediction of mates at named positions 1971 More Faro Fantasy 27
Paul Swinford When Brothers Meet 1971 More Faro Fantasy 30
Paul Swinford Double Brothers Joker finds mates of two selections see also "The Double Brotherly Whammy" (Paul Swinford, 1971) 1971 More Faro Fantasy 35
Paul Swinford Duo Chango selections change into their own mates 1971 More Faro Fantasy 38
Paul Swinford & Roy Walton Thoughts on "Money Power" ten cards eventually match, faros instead of reverse faros, see Roy Walton's "Money Power" 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 278
Roy Walton & Bob Veeser Oracull 16-card packet, mate found, see p. 424 for correction inspired by "Oracle" (Karl Fulves, 1970) 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 415
Roy Walton Double Discovery mates to two selections found in twenty-card packet 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 428
Nick Trost Jumbo Two Way Split matching routine with cut-in-half jumbo cards, based on Stewart James' "Split Second" (Tops) 1972 Card Cavalcade 57
Lin Searles Reversal Track card reverses itself and its value is used to count to selection, match occurs along the way see also "Twice Removed" (Roy Walton, 1972) 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 37
Roy Walton Right Number two mates find mate of selection, faro & stay stack 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 39
Roy Walton Match-a-Matic performer and spectator each take four cards, 2 mates, rest 4 aces 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 88
Roy Walton Match-A-Matic performer and spectator each take four cards, 2 mates, rest 4 aces 1972 Tale Twisters 4
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
Karl Fulves Face-Up Thot card removed from face up face down deck is removed by spectator, mate found, faro, si stebbins 1973 Notes From Underground 14
Sam Schwartz Noah's Friends three cards find their mates 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 617
Karl Fulves Some Deal - Double Coincidence from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 1) 686
Karl Fulves Fourcast from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated and form a four-of-a-kind 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 1) 686
Edward Marlo Masterful Match Up two methods, stay stack 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 83
Edward Marlo & Roy Walton From Scratch mathematical procedure 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 99
Edward Marlo Let's Recapitulate or Criss Cross two decks, several "Variations of Criss Cross" inspired by "Red and Blue - Spectator Coincidence" (Edward Marlo, 1959) 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 164
James G. Thompson Jr. Highly Improbable matching cards with two decks under strict conditions, stacked and window case 1974 Card Cavalcade II 83
Ted Gillam Pairs stay stack 1974 Card Cavalcade II 87
William P. Miesel Duo Coincido two mates are found, two methods inspired by "Double Coincido" (Karl Fulves, MUM Vol.62/8) 1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 200
Paul Curry Think Of Twenty-Five mindreading presentation, magician matches the put down cards with the mates. 1974 Paul Curry Presents 62
Arthur Hill* Mental Mate deck shuffled face-up/face-down, spectator counts to number (ignoring face-up cards), then performer, the cards match 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 759
Karl Fulves The Optical Force (chapter 33-A added to 1975 edition, see "13 Prophets", p. 20)
two spectators choose cards: mates
varied by "Optical Notes" (Jack Avis, 1981) 1975 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 408
Harry Lorayne Match Up two chosen cards match 1975 Afterthoughts 109
Peter Kane The Unkind Cut performer cuts deck in four piles, top and bottom cards are mates 1975 A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 18
Roy Walton Future Shock card predicted by cards with same suit and value, with impromptu version 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 835
Peter Duffie Twin Key-Boards mates, traveling and piano trick 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 4) 344
Peter Duffie & Roy Walton Play It Again Sam pairs are back in order see also "Play It Again Sam" (Roy Walton & Peter Duffie & Bob Driebeek, 1976) 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 254
Roy Walton & Peter Duffie & Bob Driebeek Play It Again Sam follow-up inspired by "Play It Again Sam" (Peter Duffie & Roy Walton, 1976) 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 12) 293
Slydini Card Mates card selected from spread matches prediction card see also "Card Mates - The Repeat" ( Slydini, 1976) 1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 93
Slydini Card Mates - The Repeat card selected from spread matches prediction card see also "Card Mates" ( Slydini, 1976) 1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 94
Nick Trost Truly - Unbelievable! Matching effect using Svengali type of deck 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 32
Nick Trost & Stewart Judah Matched Picture Cards Group of picture cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up by mates also published as "Matched Picture Cards" (Nick Trost & Stewart Judah, 1997) 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 3
Karl Fulves Retention Mates Joker changes in box into mate of selection 1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 220
Karl Fulves Better Late mate of selection rises to top 1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 260
Paul Curry Joining The Ladies three cards are torn in halves and the pieces shuffled, then mixed (with help of a chart), finally all pieces are next to their equivalent see also "Automix" (Philip T. Goldstein & Paul Curry, 1994),
varied by "Making Things Right" (Michael Weber, 2015)
1977 Special Effects 35
Paul Curry Triple Threat first mates in two piles, second every card matches inspired by "A Swindle Of Sorts" (Paul Curry, 1974) 1977 Special Effects 38
Mark Weston Club Night Twins elevator cards and mates mix 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 378
Mark Weston Double Exposure combination inspired by "Psychic Exposure" (Bob Stephens, 1976),
"Splitz" (Mark Weston, 1977)
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 541
Larry Becker "Duck-Too" mate production with presenation as a strange card game 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 157
Harry Lorayne Double HaLo spectator finds mates 1979 Quantum Leaps 228
Philip T. Goldstein Twink spectator and performer select two cards, which happen to be mates, several versions with one and two decks and with four aces instead of random mates 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 11) 754
Edward Marlo & Martin A. Nash A Matching Routine inspired by "A Matching Routine" (Edward Marlo, 1964),
varied by "A Logical Miracle" (Edward Marlo, 1989)
1980 Ovation 9
Danny Korem & Tom Bowyer A Way Out three cards chosen from spectator match three cards chosen from performer, risky 1980 Hierophant (Section "The Last Hierophant") 18
Gene Maze & Richard Kaufman Five and Ten spectator finds two mates, appearing coins climax 1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 80
Karl Fulves Not Reflected ace-5 of hearts and diamonds shuffled and dealt, pairs removed, all other cards match, elaboration of red-black-relationship principle 1980 Curioser 53
Roy Walton The Arrangement 1981 Fourcast 34
R. Sid Spocane II* Fascinating Pair mini stay stack used to produce a mate 1982 Best of Friends 133
Karl Fulves Indian Poker spectator removes any card and a four-of-a-kind from shuffled deck, performer removes mate of first card, renamed "Roy-al Poker" in 2005 edition 1982 Card Counting 44
Jeff Czerbinski Match Made In Heaven match with transformation kicker and turnover change 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1123
Richard Goldshot Deck Patrol sandwich location with some matching cards, distant key, faro 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 1148
Harry Lorayne Dangling Participle spectator cuts deck in four piles, value of top card of piles are counted down to find their mates 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 410
Harry Lorayne Force Feed Again selection and mate are found 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 468
Philip T. Goldstein Tag Team ten cards with 5 famous couples / teams 1985 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1272
Frederick Braue Untitled two cards chosen by counting to a number, they're mates, rest is blank 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 19
Larry Jennings Synchronicity magician and spectator choose mates three times in row 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 10
Doug Edwards Ultra Surprise card changes to mate of another card, original card face-up in deck 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 1319
Piet Forton Tossed Free Choice Match matching routine with Impeccable Double 1987 Epoptica (Issue 10) 514
Gene Maze Gamblin' Man prediction type mate with sucker presentation 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 2) 1453
Bruce Cervon Dual Affinity Spectator pushes two Cards next to their Mates 1988 The Cervon File 81
Edward Marlo A Logical Miracle spectator finds three mates, stay stack inspired by "A Matching Routine" (Edward Marlo & Martin A. Nash, 1980),
varied by "Apocalypse Variations Or Additions" (A. Berkeley Davis, 1989)
1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 1) 1585
A. Berkeley Davis Apocalypse Variations Or Additions inspired by "A Logical Miracle" (Edward Marlo, 1989) 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 6) 1654
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
Karl Fulves Hand to Hand Ace to Three face-up and face-down, spectator matches them, posed as problem 1989 And a Packet of Cards 56
Roy Walton Strathclyde Solution three mate pairs are matched 1989 And a Packet of Cards 57
Sam Schwartz Order Restored two rows of three cards each (mates), after some exchanges one of each is each row 1989 And a Packet of Cards 58
Karl Fulves Concentrate! three mismatched pairs become matches 1989 Kaleidoscope 3
Karl Fulves Outnumbered packet, counting procedure, two mates found, no-touch see also "Dealdown" (Karl Fulves, 1988) 1989 Kaleidoscope 12
Harry Lorayne Two-Time Mate two mates are found with help of spectator, two methods 1990 Trend Setters 121
Harry Lorayne Matching Effect spectator finds a set of mates 1990 Trend Setters 223
David Williamson Brain Probe spectator finds four mates 1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 1) 1
Jerry K. Hartman Striking Matches 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 1) 1873
Richard Vollmer Will the Couples Match? 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 6) 1937
Karl Fulves S and L "Satan and Lucifer", spectator choses mate of card in box 1991 28 Card Tricks 4
Karl Fulves DIY Double Drop Effect two cards from different decks match 1992 The Collected Almanac (Section "") xxxiv
James Swain Miami Opener selection found in card box, mates on top of freely dealt piles. Utilises new deck order see also "One in a Million" (James Swain, 1992) 1992 Don't Blink 7
James Swain Miami Opener - Handling Variation brief discussion to perform "Miami Opener" without new pack order inspired by "Miami Opener" (James Swain, 1992) 1992 Don't Blink 9
James Swain One in a Million variation where bottom cards of dealt piles also match inspired by "Miami Opener" (James Swain, 1992) 1992 Don't Blink 11
Gerald Deutsch Jinx Mate 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 6) 2224
Edward Marlo No Drawing Required four cards are placed in deck during dealing, 4 matches inspired by "The Australian Sixes" (Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), 1971) 1993 The Olram File (Issue 15) 4
Philip T. Goldstein Four Sure mates & four of a kind are found with dice, mathematical 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 7) 2380
Joel Brash & Allan Ackerman The Tell-All Gemini for finding mates 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 15
Alex Elmsley Face Your Brothers three selections are placed face-up in deck, face to face with mates 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 39
Alex Elmsley Prediction by Proxy spectator removes any card, mate is found by penelope-procedure (pile cut off, counted, card at that position is selection), 26-apart-stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 317
Alex Elmsley Computer Dating removed selection is mated under fair conditions, stay stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 385
Alex Elmsley Empty and Full removed selection is mated under fair conditions, stay stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 387
Alex Elmsley Wedded Ambitions free selection, mate rises to top, stay stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 389
Alex Elmsley & Charles Sanders Peirce Through Darkest Peirce cards are dealt out multiple times to mix them, yet they are mated, relation to Sympathetic Cards 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 401
Philip T. Goldstein & Paul Curry Automix working method inspired by "Joining The Ladies" (Paul Curry, 1977) 1994 Thabbatical 113
Karl Fulves Power Eject packet moves out of banded deck, mate found see also "Transpo of Power" (Karl Fulves, 1992) 1994 Crooked Tales 18
Gene Maze Miss-Matched two cards stopped at, they're not mates, but mates are found when dealing twice to their added value 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 70
Gene Maze Match-Missed two cards stopped at, they're not mates, then first card changes into mate of second card 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 74
Gene Maze Passing Through push-through failure with two odd-backed halves, 3 mate pairs in other half 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 82
Gene Maze Return Trip one deck dealt through and two cards are reversed when spectator calls stop, push-through failure with second deck, mates next to reversed cards 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 86
Gene Maze Magnetic Attraction spectator stops twice during deal and those two cards are reversed, on either side of them are the mates of opposite color 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 92
Gene Maze Mated cards dealt from both hands simultaneously, stopped several times, mates each time 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 106
Gene Maze "5 & 10, Not the Store" two cards find mates, then a coin appears under each pair 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 109
Gene Maze Mirror Image indicator card is counted down to from both sides of faced deck, mates, center deal 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 128
Gene Maze Center Deal Mated: Nos. 1 & 2 two methods, using center deal 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 130
Mike Maxwell Birds & Bees & Bikes mate is found, humorous routine 1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 2) 6
Bob King Perfect Match inspired by "Lineup" (Nick Trost, 1997) 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 4) 2629
Jerry K. Hartman Pair Faced relying on Henry Christ Force 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 6) 2655
John Graham Mates Plus Mates 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 3) 2768
Gene Maze Show and Steal three cards 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 7) 2809
Jack Carpenter A Potent Presage three predictions, Gemini Twin type procedure, 4-of-a-kind kicker inspired by "My Favorite Gemini" (Allan Ackerman, 1994),
see also "Trait Secrets" (John Bannon & Jack Carpenter, 2004)
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 26
Nick Trost & Stewart Judah Matched Picture Cards see also "Al Smith's Version" (Al Smith, 1997),
varied by "Paul Swinford's Routine" (Paul Swinford, 1997),
"Al Smith's Version" (Al Smith, 1997),
"Tom Hubbard's Version" (Tom Hubbard, 1997),
"Norman Houghton's Second Version" (Norman Houghton, 1997),
"Norman Houghton's First Version" (Norman Houghton, 1997),
also published as "Matched Picture Cards" (Nick Trost & Stewart Judah, 1976)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 49
Al Smith Al Smith's Version Variation of "Matched Picture Cards" without deck inspired by "Matched Picture Cards" (Nick Trost & Stewart Judah, 1997) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 50
Norman Houghton Norman Houghton's First Version Variation of "Matched Picture Cards" also without deck inspired by "Matched Picture Cards" (Nick Trost & Stewart Judah, 1997) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 52
Norman Houghton Norman Houghton's Second Version Variation of "Matched Picture Cards" also without deck too inspired by "Matched Picture Cards" (Nick Trost & Stewart Judah, 1997) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 53
Tom Hubbard Tom Hubbard's Version Visual variation of "Matched Picture Cards" inspired by "Matched Picture Cards" (Nick Trost & Stewart Judah, 1997) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 54
Paul Swinford Paul Swinford's Routine Combination of original and Tom Hubbard's "Matched Picture Cards" inspired by "Matched Picture Cards" (Nick Trost & Stewart Judah, 1997),
"Tom Hubbard's Version" (Tom Hubbard, 1997)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 56
Peter Duffie Aces Are Ace Selection placed sandwiched between red Aces. Black Aces placed face up in deck, sandwiches other three mates 1997 Effortless Card Magic 59
Peter Duffie A Popular Misconception Elevator effect + Gemini Mates plot 1997 Effortless Card Magic 150
Pit Hartling Amor all cards match, short long gaffed deck 1998 Das kleine grüne Heft 31
Pit Hartling Cupid all cards match, short long gaffed deck 1998 The Book 84
Allan Ackerman Finally Matched ending phase inspired by "A Matching Routine" (Edward Marlo, 1964) 1999 Classic Handlings 29
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
Unknown Underground Twins spectator locates the mate of a card 2000 Card College - Volume 4 831
David Regal A Match Made in Heaven 2002 Constant Fooling 1 67
Gordon Bean & David Regal The Hot Spot spectator finds two mates 2002 Constant Fooling 1 122
Darwin Ortiz The Quick & The Dead performer produces mate of selection from pocket (where the deck is) 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 120
Philip T. Goldstein No, it is Open: One Position a/k/a Rotator
match with small packet stay stack (optional: slot machine cards)
2002 Redivider 6
Philip T. Goldstein Rotator (II) match with small packet stay stack 2002 Redivider 10
Philip T. Goldstein Rotator (III) match with small packet stay stack 2002 Redivider 11
Philip T. Goldstein Pseudo D/U ESP double match with small packet stay stack 2002 Redivider 12
Richard Vollmer & Allan Ackerman & Simon Aronson The Cards of Destiny 2003 Card College - Volume 5 1192
John Bannon & Jack Carpenter Trait Secrets Gemini Twins with 4 ace kicker inspired by "A Potent Presage" (Jack Carpenter, 1997) 2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 182
Davide Costi & Jacques Tandeau No Force Prediction see also "Lethal Prediction" (Gary Ouellet & Patrick Raymond, 1994) 2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 97
Karl Fulves Able To Match "automated version of 'Business Card Prophecy'", after riffle shuffle 15 cards are removed, a card stabbed and cards on either side divined and those are the only ones with mates in packet see also "Business Card Prophesy" (Bill Simon, 1952) 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 50
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
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
Nick Trost & Ned Rutledge Ned Rutledge's "Cards Concordant" three cards are mated 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 38
Nick Trost Cards of Coincidence spectator chooses four cards that match predicitions, four aces kicker 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 58
Nick Trost & Harry Riser Double-Back Effect spectator cuts to cards and finds some matches, double backers 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 156
Nick Trost & Tony Binarelli Matrix Miracle twenty cards in five-times-five matrix are eliminated, final cards match prediction 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 176
Justin Higham Sympathetic Triumph Card that is left face up after Triumph shuffle is the mate of previously made selection see also "Illogical Strip-Cut Force" (Justin Higham, 2008) 2008 Dexterity Manual 17
Steve Beam Checkmate three cards are matched with cutting procedure by spectator, inspired by Gardner's "Ace-Two-Three Trick" (Ibidem #6) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 77
Ramón Riobóo Spanish Roulette mate of selection is found via fair dealing procedure, set-up 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 246
Jim Steinmeyer & Eddie Joseph Flummoxed three phases, single-deck approach for Eddie Joseph's "Staggered" stack 2013 Ensuing Impuzzibilities 18
Roger Crosthwaite IRF Open Prediction (semi improvised effect) Card is placed next to its mate 2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 25
Robert E. Neale The Queen Sisters Bizarre story of sacrifice where two sisters (queens) triumph despite the odds against them. see also "Wheels of Fortune" (Steve Beam, 2015) 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 39
Ron Cartlidge Queen Elizabeth Two red Queens placed into the deck by spectators are found next to black Queens 2015 The Saturday Morning Session 1