Written by Russell "Rusduck" Duck

1957-1969
Work of Russell "Rusduck" Duck

217 pages (Stapled), published by Selfpublished

Language: English

(158 entries)

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Russell "Rusduck" Duck To A Memory to Ted Annemann and The Jinx
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Strictly Straight performer always gets a straight, from five to two hands, then performer deals and can chose if dealer gets top or bottom card, progressive poker deal, Gilbreath precursor
Inspired by
  • Lin Searles's "The Straight Gambler"
Related to
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Bridge progressive bridge deal, four rounds, always winning hand
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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
Inspired by 1 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck "Stay-Stack" System general observations, also with two decks
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck A Few Tips on the Perfect Riffle Shuffle
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on the reception of Cardiste Nr. 1
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Zens-Ational see No. 8 for credit information
Inspired byRelated to 2 3
Charles Hudson Hocus Pocus six hands, five rounds, ends with royal flush
Inspired by 2 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Nudeck Speller any named card is spelled to, see credits in No. 8
Related to 2 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck "Sneaky Pete" Repeat mathematical puzzle, cards as objects, story
Inspired by
  • Jack LeDair's "Tricks for Trouper" in "Abracadabra" April, 6/1946
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Ronald B. Edwards An Oddity mathematical oddity
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck S-T-R-A-I-G-H-T poker deal then back in order with a second round
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favourites: Faro Quotes from "Greater Magic" and "Expert Card Technique"
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Gerald Kosky Anyone for Bridge? stacking bridge with faro shuffles or milk build shuffles
Variations 2 15
Unknown The Milk Build Shuffle
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Four-Way Deal straddle grip for doing tops, seconds, centers and bottoms
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Top Card Deal and dealing action, "Rusduck Grip and Deal"
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bottom Deal straddle grip
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Second Deal
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Middle Deal all cards above are pushed over, estimation or edge marked
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Poker Deal shuffled deck, marked
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bridge same concept as The Poker Deal
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William P. Miesel The Lost Ace four cards are shown as the ace of spades, then they transform into the other three aces and the king of spades
Related to 3 8
Unknown Second Deal one handed from a small packet
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Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (Rusduck), see credits in No. 8
Related to 3 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Sermonette! using words with the initial letters of the 52 cards
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bridge Deal four suites are dealt, follow up to Sermonette!
Related to 3 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Fantasies spectators get remembered hands again, poker and bridge deal
Inspired byRelated toVariations 3 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Si Stebbins Stack
Related to 3 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Wanted Column
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poker Poser stud deal
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Study in Stud system for coding/designating a card with four cards, for a stud deal
Related toVariations 4 4
Tom Ransom Suicide Build progressive poker deal, from five to two hands
Related toVariations 4 7
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven II cards are shuffled and cards from 8 to As removed, shuffled again and picture cards removed, then with the number seven all quartets are counted to
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Snibbets Rusduck's system for Si Stebbins, speller
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bottom Run-Up
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Flip Deck cutting to any named card, gaffed deck
Related to 4 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favourites
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Tom Ransom On the Stay-Stack System cards do not have to be cut in center for the faro, handling idea
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Perpetual Separation faro oddity, stack, dealt into eight hands, relation of suit and odd/even stays intact
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck More on the Stay-Stack
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice
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Max Katz M. K. Telephone Code System coding a card with four cards, see Interlocutor reference for credit information
Inspired byRelated to 5 3
William P. Miesel Straight Cheating straights, then four royal flushes as climax
Related to 5 6
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Sevens III
Related to 5 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Jean Hugard Color Separation separating suits and stacking deck in the hands, see Tom Ransom's idea in No. 6
Related to 5 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Fantabulous handling, shuffle
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites simplified Elmsley idea
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Alex Elmsley Aces Up stacking with faro shuffle for any number from two to five
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Alex Elmsley Stay-Stack Idea with two decks, face up into face down
Related to 5 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Readers Write Ron Edwards, Tom Ranson and Jean Hugard
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Las Vegas Deck ivory and air cushion finish deck in conjunction with Rusduck's four-Way Deal, see No. 8 for history of the principle
Related to 6 2
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Stud Students Stumped another approach for coding/designating a card with four cards, for a stud deal
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Fables on bee's not able to fly
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Ronald B. Edwards The Cocoanut Poker Deal royal flush, special procedure, duplicates
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William P. Miesel Another Impromptu Out of this World doing Miraskill for separating red and black cards
Related to 6 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Full Deck Speller spelling all cards in the deck
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Revolving Poker with spelling
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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
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites on doing table and in the hand faros and John Scarne doing a one-handed faro
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Alex Elmsley Arab Roto-Pack using faros for various placements
Also published here 6 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Ambitious 52 cards come to the top in order, mates are always on the bottom
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Winner's Weave in faros, positions after three shuffles, stacking
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on publishing the cardiste
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Re: Stacked Decks
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Koldex Deluxe ten hands, then five hands
Related to 7 4
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Version with Any Deck shuffled deck, all cards are memorized and named, the deck is stacked
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tele-Mental one to four spectators get cards, think of one, mental speller
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Observations on the Riffle Shuffle
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Riffle Genuine Shuffle, cards are sprung into released cards from the other
Related to 7 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Retaining Top & Bottom Cards
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Retaining Entire Order
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Riffle Cut cutting the deck while shuffling
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Zig Zag matched in value and in numerical paired sequence
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Other Cheek responses by John J. Crimmins, Jr. and Dai Vernon
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on Dai Vernon, Tom Henricks, credits, Ten Card Poker Deal credit information
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Feedback & Boquets by Ronald Edwards
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Milton Kort Gambling Expose long routine, including memory, poker face, false dealing demo, stacking demo, in the end cards vanish under a handkerchief except four aces
Related to 8 3
Milton Kort Stacking Formula as Patter
Related to 8 4
William P. Miesel Second and Middle Deals with break
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Scrambled Straights straights, all hands, Gilbreath precursor (see Fulves' "When Psychics..." reference)
Related toVariations 8 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Re: Las Vegas Deck comments by Stewart James and Dai Vernon
Related to 8 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck From the Middle side palm, card is returned and cards pushed together
Related to 8 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Utilitarian move to reposition a card in the deck, while counting cards from hand to hand
Related to 8 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck As a Force
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck As a Speller
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck As a Stop Trick
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Card At Any Number
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tri-Quad different set-up
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Information Please
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Did' Ja Know si stebbins observation
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Stewart James Research Division credits
Related to 8 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on Lloyd Jones, Vernon publishing with Lewis Ganson
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Alphomega five hands, resets itself, optional climax with ten hands
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Run-Up bringing deck back in order, when doing gambling (dealing) routines
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Encore! encore to Koldex, spectators chose a poker hand and after deck is shuffled and cut, they get the same again
Related to 9 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusdux Stack
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Mental Memo
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Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Lie Detector in Person with three people, memories are written down
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John V. Hope The Triple Sin three cards are divined, two decks
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John V. Hope What Is Fame? on the organization "Future American Magical Entertainers"
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck On Jean Hugard
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on Lloyd Jones, Lewis Ganson, Vernon, Stewart James, Peter Warlock
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Good Neighbor Policy
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Charles Hudson Outer Space up to three spectators select thirteen cards, everybody has one card of each value
Related to 10 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Automento five cards are found, cards shown in groups, spectator say if their card is among them
Related to
  • trick by Charles H. Miller in "Linking Ring" June, 1958
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Special Memo sending Cardiste to Britain
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Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Enigmatic Enclosure on Bill Miesel and upcoming contributions
10 8
William P. Miesel Another Spirit Slate after writing appears, slate is still wet
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William P. Miesel Vacation Time imaginary trip
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Dai Vernon Vernonesque two cards are found
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck On Magazines Pentagram and the New Gen
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites Elmsley's Restacking Pack
Related to 10 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Perma-Stack based on Elmsley's Restacking Pack idea
Related to 10 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Kwik Key Kard diagonal crimp
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck On Originality Annemann quote
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Re: Outer Space ideas for Outer Space by Mel Brown and Cedric Lindholm
Related to 11 2
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Reminiscent on Rusduck's beginning and Izzy Lazar
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Gerald Kosky Poker Run-Up System no jogs, no breaks, no milk build shuffle
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Stephen Herald Royal Aces five hands, always getting four aces, royal flush as a kicker, duplicates
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Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Hardell's Three Card Monte with whole deck, duplicates, climax all three cards are the same
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Ronald B. Edwards Edwardian Aces deck is shuffled, some cards taken, down under deal until five cards remain, four aces and predicted card
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Ronald B. Edwards Group Shuffle Transfer deck is shuffled first half, then second half, cards are transferred
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J. G. Reed J. G. R. Mental Force five times six cards repeating
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William P. Miesel Mexicali Move variation
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Did'Ja Notice?
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice Issue 12 was finally published in "Ibidem" #20, 1960
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Reader's Write Graham Reed, Steve Herald, Mel Brown, Bill Ruesskamp, Jim Glass, Doc Jessome, Ronald Edwards
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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poko-Combo stack that allows combination for ten card poker deal, strictly straight and straight cheating
Related to 12 2
Stephen Herald Temperamental Aces follow up for The Lost Ace
Related to 12 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Alaska three cards are located, dealing seven hands twice
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Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Enigmatic Enclosure on Milbourne Christopher presenting the Nap Han Deal on TV
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Ed Mellon A Case for Mentalism shuffled deck, stopped at card is predicted
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John Howie 1-2-3-4 aces transform into ace to four
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Edward Marlo Stay-Stack Miracle
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Edward Marlo Stay-Stack Prediction with one and two decks, forcing a number with stay stack
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Bruce Cervon Perpetual Motion Poker fifty cards, progressive poker deal, royal flush at the end
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Bruce Cervon Realization
Related to 13 4
Milton Kort A Change of Filling three selection, red twos face up in the deck, first card appears in between, then the card changes twice into the other selections
Variations 13 5
Derek Dingle, John Mernard Ace - Two - Three - Four last card through table, duplicate
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Tony Kardyro T.K.'s Ambitious Card Supreme three cards, card reversed in the end
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Tony Kardyro T.K's Ambitious Joker joker comes to the top twice then transforms into selection
13 10
Charlie Miller Color Switch two decks, color of backs change places
13 11
Martin A. Nash A Gambler Sits Down faros and second dealing, several phases, ends with royal flush
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Martin A. Nash A Control for Selected Cards
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Martin A. Nash A Deck Switch secret pocket in jacket
13 17
Paul Swinford The Brain Buster Card Prediction duplicates
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Paul Swinford One Suit Mentalism Ace to King and joker, thought of card is divined
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Paul Swinford Trilemma combo with selection and number, 33 cards
Related to 13 21
Dave Strong Evolution of a Sandwich
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Dave Strong Snap Over Double Lift from the bottom
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Johnny Thompson Les Quick Cartes three cards become duplicates of a selection, then another and a third selection
Inspired by
  • Marlo's Quick Three Way (Ibidem #15)
VariationsAlso published here
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Larry Jennings The Future Gambler overhand stacking demo, riffle stacking demo, triumph finish
Related to 13 29