48 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Miscellaneous
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S. W. Erdnase Tricks with the Prearranged Deck Eight Kings - set up explained with methods to calculate cards and their positions (applicable for any cyclic stack)Related toVariations The Expert at the Card Table 179
Al Baker Me and Miss Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 119
Unknown Spectator Shuffles Stacked Deck credit information, short overhand shuffle Mental Magic with Cards 19
Jean Hugard Presentation comments on handling a prearranged deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 189
Findley, Charles T. Jordan The Secret Mathematician from any named card the performer removes a card with same suit and cards that add up to the value from pocketed deck, binary, which "Findley"?Related toAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 35
Charles T. Jordan Double Divino coincidences and mates with stacked hundred-card-deck, see also single deck version in referenceVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
H. Adrian Smith A Method for a Set-up Deck mental aid to keep track of suits while dealing for cyclical stacks Greater Magic 908
Unknown Set-Ups management tips Expert Card Technique 417
Unknown New Method for Picking Up an Arranged Deck "After It Has Been Spread On The Table And A Card Has Been Withdrawn From It" More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 12
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stackedVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Ronald B. Edwards Problems in Prophecy The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 216) 862
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rotator prop to write down the order of a shuffled deck and use it as a memorized deckRelated to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 256) 1023
Cy Keller, Hen Fetsch Cheap Faro! ideas for Rusduck's RotatorInspired by The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 261) 1043
Arthur Finley, Findley Findley's Four-Card Trick Four cards secretly placed in pocket as prediction, pull out the necessary cards to form suit and value (using binary system)Also published here Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 6
Edward Marlo The Faro Calculator getting into stack with faros, reverse-principle Faro Notes 10
North Bigbee Perfect Pack effects with a stacked deck, New Deck Order with one faro, 14/15 total of two cards The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 385) 369
Al Koran Out of hand Selection Process spectator cuts cards and takes top, delayed glimpse Al Koran's Professional Presentations 60
Ellis Stanyon Basic Move 3 shuffling a stacked deck, credit informationRelated to
  • Stanyon's "Magic", Vol. 13 No. 10, July 1912
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 183
Edward Marlo Red-Black Arrangement five methods to secretley get a red black alternating order into a pair order (rrbbrrbb...) The Unexpected Card Book 92
Nick Trost Intuition Card reversed by spectator in red pack matches card reversed in blue pack by magician, same position in deck as wellAlso published here Subtle Card Magic: Part One 7
Jack Yates Jack's Pack stack in which position of every card can be calculated with formula and vice versa ("Reversing the Process") Jack's Pack 2
Barrie Richardson Almost Real Mindreading Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 7) 875
Alexander One Ahead combining a stacked deck with marked cards The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 278) 1388
Charlie Miller Poker Deal dealing cards out so that the order is retained when they are gathered up again (1941) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Patrick Page Do as I Do spectator and performer each shuffle half the deck and exchange top card, they match, repeated multiple timesAlso published here Lecture Patrick Page 21
Alex Elmsley Stack Transformations how faro shuffles affect a stack The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 307
Alex Elmsley Auto-Discovery two cards are used to divine a very free selection that's pocketed by spectator, stacked The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 374
Alex Elmsley Card Position Formula After Dealing calculating position of any card in a packet of any size, after dealing cards out The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 404
Nick Trost Intuition Two reversed selections match / same position in decksInspired by
  • "The Invisible Influence Principle" (Eddie Joseph, The Invisible Influence, 1951)
Also published here
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 161
Lee Earle ESP Stack Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 10) 2
Chan Canasta Transmission of Thought spectator takes a card unseen in his pocket, other spectator selects same card from second deck Chan Canasta — A Remarkable Man 48
Chan Canasta An Impossible Choice spectator selects three cards and only thinks of one of them, second spectator choses one of four card from second deck and they match Chan Canasta — A Remarkable Man 52
Chan Canasta Three Cards spectator selects three cards and only thinks of one of them, second spectator choses same card from second deck Chan Canasta — A Remarkable Man 76
Simon Aronson, Bill Malone Once and Again Display Procedure to restore order of Aronson stack in Routine MaintenanceRelated to Try the Impossible 240
Simon Aronson Mental High Card Original procedure to restore Aronson stack in Routine MaintenanceRelated to Try the Impossible 242
Alex Elmsley Brainweave Display The Boston Trick Party 14
Pit Hartling Elimination - Faro Ordering removing cards so they can be ordered later with faro shuffles Card Fictions 22
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
Tangled Web 87
Jack Avis A Stack mathematical Rara Avis 182
Jack Avis Tip for Use with a Stacked Deck diagonal pencil line on edgeRelated to Rara Avis 34
Denis Behr Finding the Way Home essay on stacked deck strategies and management
- Possible strategies for rearranging cards systematically
Handcrafted Card Magic 41
Bruce Cervon In Plain Sight writing some stack or information on (extra) joker, cue card or crib sheet Prolix (Issue 4) 212
Benjamin Earl Logical Strip Discovery Using the Logical Strip-Cut Force during an Ace Production or with a stacked deckRelated to Dexterity Manual 16
Ramón Riobóo The Hole Theory principle, card is taken from divided deck Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 233
Roberto Giobbi Postcard Cue Card strategy to openly do a small set-up Secret Agenda (Issue July 16) 212
Denis Behr Home Again further thoughts on "Finding the Way Home" and how to apply it to techniquesRelated to Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 2 29
Edward Marlo Face-up Deal Subtlety apparently dealing cards face-up by mistake Close Culls 99
Benjamin Earl The Any Card Game Control display layout that communicates chaos yet retains stack
- Full Deck Control
- Small Stock Control
Also published here Less is More 36