179 entries in Cards / Sleights / False Count / Overcounts (as more than are there)
  
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Unknown False Count overcounting by starting to verbally count once the first few cards have been counted off
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1) 15
Unknown Snapping Sound False Count six as seven in example
The Modern Conjurer 89
Unknown False Count seven as eight, using snap sound
The Art of Magic 49
Stanley Collins False Count removing four as three cards from the deck, milking extra card
Original Magical Creations 27
Unknown Snap False Count cards over-counted from top of deck
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 179
Laurie Ireland The False Count also off the top of the deck
Lessons in Dishonesty 12
Francis Carlyle The Carlyle False Count I. To Count a Number of Cards Showing Less Than There Are.
II. To Count a Number of Cards as More Than They Really Are.
Related toVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 15
Unknown Snap False Count cards over-counted from top of deck
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 52
Unknown Direct False Count
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 201
Unknown Slip-Over False Count
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 203
Unknown Put-Back False Count counting cards off a pack
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 204
Unknown Palm-Over False Count into spectator's hand
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 206
Jack Hecht Over-Hand False Count using lift shuffle
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 209
Unknown The False Count
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 162
Arthur H. Buckley The False Count for More
Related to Card Control 53
Arthur H. Buckley The False Count for More with sound
Principles and Deceptions 152
Dr. Jacob Daley Snap False Count
Stars of Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1) 105
Dr. Jacob Daley Laydown False Count
Stars of Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1) 103
Unknown To deal two cards as three off the top of the deck into the right hand
Lucky Aces 6
Edward Marlo Sleight of Tongue False Count bold
The Cardician 46
Edward Marlo The False Count
Related to The Cardician 94
Edward Marlo False Fan Group Count off the top of the deck
Unlimited 28
Edward Marlo Impromptu Double Count e.g. seven as ten, cards counted reversed to bottom
Unlimited 30
Norman Osborn Double Count also "Unlimited Count", five as six with six different faces, double facer
Variations Unlimited 5
Edward Marlo, Norman Osborn Improved Double Count five as six with six different faces, double facer, see also page 16 for variation
Unlimited 8
Unknown Method 1 a fake-take count
Handbook Of Card Sleights 16
Cy Endfield False Count
Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 60
Cy Endfield, Bill Simon There's Five Aces! four Aces are counted as five as a gag
Related toAlso published here Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 44
Bob Stencel Counting Four as Five
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 578
Karl Fulves The Four As Five Count
Packet Switches (Part One) 23
Karl Fulves Four As Five
Related to Packet Switches (Part Two) 104
Karl Fulves Variation On The Count variation on "Four As Five"
Packet Switches (Part Two) 106
Jeff Busby Four As Five four as five with one concealed
Epilogue (Issue 22) 208
Francis Carlyle Francis Carlyle False Count tips on the Carlyle false count, not learnable from that description
Related to The Magic of Francis Carlyle 23
Edward Marlo, Norman Osborn, Jon Racherbaumer Unlimited Count Variation and Display six as seven
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 132
Paul Harris Snap Count audible, two as three
The Magic of Paul Harris 20
Unknown Biddle Move as Overcount
Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 18
Unknown The Elmsley Count - Added Comment Elmsley Count as overcount or undercount
Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 45
Ross Bertram False Count
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 74
Edward Marlo The Flexible Count here as an overcount, also for interlaced vanish
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 77
Alex Elmsley Three as Four Elmsley Count
CardMagic 77
Edward Victor Eye Count
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 639
Edward Marlo Unlimited Count
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 36
Willane False Counting for Eleven Card Trick
The Chronicles (Issue 14) 1202
Edward Marlo Couting Less as More first false count
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 124
Edward Marlo To Count Less Cards as More second false count
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 128
Edward Marlo Third False Count
Variations Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 129
Edward Marlo Fifth False Count
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 132
Edward Marlo Sixth False Count only one move needed, re-loading count
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 134
Edward Marlo False Count for the Interlaced Vanish
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 139
Edward Marlo Seventh False Count
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 140
Edward Marlo The Marfoe Count (Jan. 1977) - First Count three as four, hiding one
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 147
Edward Marlo Second Count Marfoe Count, three as four, optionally hiding one
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 148
Edward Marlo Third Count Marfoe Count, three as five, hiding one
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 150
Edward Marlo Fourth Count Marfoe Count, three as five, hiding one
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 151
Edward Marlo Fifth Count Marfoe Count, three as five
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 151
Edward Marlo Sixth Count Marfoe Count, three as five
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 152
Edward Marlo Seventh Count Marfoe Count, three as six
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 153
Edward Marlo O.K. - Let's Play - Game #1-5 actually Switchless Switch handling, overcount and show the Kings from top of the deck
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 278
Edward Marlo Game #6 - Slip Count show and take Kings from deck while only having three
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 283
Unknown Four as Five Count end grip
Exclusive Card Miracles 29
Unknown False Counting Three Cards as Four
The Upside Down Toppit — Volume II 8
Unknown Description of the Three as Four Elmsley
For Close-Up Magicians' Eyes Only! 43
Unknown Removing Less Cards from Deck
The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 48
Unknown Two-as-Three Count showing sandwich, only two cards
More Professional Card Tricks 19
Jon Racherbaumer, Ken Krenzel The Dissolving Departure with optical illusion to show two as three
Card Finesse 44
Francis Carlyle, Derek Dingle Carlyle False Count Variation
Variations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 216
Edward Marlo Additional Ideas - Broken Count Broken Elmsley Count and more broken counts
Variations Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 22
Unknown 2/3 Count Elmsley type
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 2
Edward Marlo False Count to Table using deal cop
Marlo's Plus Package 76
Paul Harris Two as Three Count
A Close-Up Kinda Guy 46
Paul Harris The P.H. Cheapshot Count three snaps heard, two as three
A Close-Up Kinda Guy 46
Edward Victor Eye Count
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26) 496
Edward Marlo The Olram Count Olram Subtlety as false count
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 301
Unknown 4 as 5 Elmsley Count
Cards Hit 14
Norman Osborn, Philip T. Goldstein Unlimited Count Variation
Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 20
Edward Victor Victor Count Variation
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1291
Charlie Miller False Counts off the deck (1939)
  • Four as Three
  • Two as Three
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 30
Unknown Overcount from Deck from deck into hand one by one
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 12
Nick Pudar Versatile Count under- or overcount
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 1265
Ray Kosby Interlaced Vanish Count
Scratching the Surface 11
Dai Vernon, Dr. James William Elliott The Perfect-Pitch False Count recontructing Dr. James Elliot
Related to The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 90
Paul Harris Snap Count two as three
The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 155
Edward Victor The Eye Count
The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 155
Edward Marlo Flipover Count two double facers as four different cards
Special Effects 28
Unknown Modified Jordan Count four as five
Inspirations 63
Edward Marlo The False Count five as seven, five as six, four as five
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 62
Larry Jennings Three as Four Count one by one on table
The Cardwright 49
Paul Harris Overcount Off the Deck
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act) 47
Francis Carlyle, Paul Harris The False Count
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act) 50
Unknown End Grip Overcount with Biddle steal
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 32
Edward Marlo Marlo Flexible Count
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 37
Brother John Hamman Overcount Variations see following pages as well
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 130
Brother John Hamman The Countback
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 150
Karl Fulves Up The Ladder "swindle count in which any small number of cards can be counted as any larger number, and any number of cards can be concealed"
And a Packet of Cards 14
Karl Fulves Overcount Off the Deck here two as three
Kaleidoscope 25
Bill Wisch Top Secret Count false counts off the top of the deck, over, under, hiding cards
Variations Kaleidoscope 39
Randy Wakeman Overcount with Packet
Randy Wakeman Presents 25
Ellis Stanyon Stanyon Count three-as-four Elmsley count
Randy Wakeman Presents 72
Juan Tamariz, Francis Carlyle Note III - False Count Tamariz' version of Carlyle's false count
Inspired by Sonata 243
Edward Marlo The Olram Count
Related to That's It 30
Edward Marlo, Norman Osborn Unlimited Display
NYCANOTES 4
Simon Aronson Upjog Upset Unlimited Count
Inspired by The Aronson Approach 65
Edward Victor Eye Count
Focus 70
Ellis Stanyon Stanyon Count
Focus 74
Edward Marlo, Norman Osborn Unlimited Display Sequence
Focus 84
Alex Elmsley Everchange Count four as five while hiding one
Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 74
Alex Elmsley Neverchange Count four as five, hiding one
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 81
Eric de la Mare de la Mare False Count four as five, variation of Stanyon Count
Also published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 232
Norman Osborn, Edward Marlo Unlimited Display
Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 6
Edward Marlo Unlimited Count
The Olram Aces - The Impossible Travellers 12
Unknown Biddle Steal Count
The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 4) 7
Elmer Biddle ビドルムーブによるフォールスカウントI (Biddle Move as a False Count I)
Larry Jennings's Card Technique 89
Elmer Biddle ビドルムーブによるフォールスカウントII (Biddle Move as a False Count II)
Larry Jennings's Card Technique 89
Alex Elmsley 5 as 6 False Count
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 219
Alex Elmsley Everchange Count Variation
Inspired by The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 464
Paul Harris P.H. Snap Count audible, two as three
Las Vegas Kardma 98
Brother John Hamman Hamman Count two as three
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 4) 13
Alex Elmsley Everchange Count four as five while hiding one
Roger's Thesaurus 175
Edward Marlo 4-as-5 Count four as five while hiding one, Everchange Count handling
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Sticks and Stones No. 13, 1978
Roger's Thesaurus 177
Jack Avis Upright Count
Inspired by
  • "Perfect False Count" (Brian MacCarthy, Modern Sleights, 1934, p. 10)
Roger's Thesaurus 179
Cy Endfield, Bill Simon Endfield-Simon Count four as five
Also published here Roger's Thesaurus 182
Jack Avis Flip Up Put Back Count cards counted off the top of the deck, left thumb flips the cards up one by one
  • The Genuine Count
  • The False Count
  • The Force
Roger's Thesaurus 188
Eric de la Mare De La Mare Count four as five
Also published here Roger's Thesaurus 217
Bob King Slide Count cards taken from left dealing position into right fingertips, card stolen back
Cards to Pocket Plus 8
Unknown Verbal Backwards Counting
Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 6
Paul Harris Snap Count audible
Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 8
Paul Harris P.H. Snap Count audible, two as three
The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 53
Bill Malone Las Vegas Leaper Count II spectator counts himself
The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 188
Paul Harris Snap Count one as two
The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 59
Paul Harris Overcount from Deck
Related to The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 243
Francis Carlyle, Paul Harris The Carlyle False Count
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 246
Edward Victor EYE Count
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 128
Peter Duffie Oversiter two eight-card packets, two cards travel across, Biddle counts
Open Secrets 7
Larry Jennings The Six/Four Count
Jennings '67 74
Larry Jennings The Alpha Count one as two
Jennings '67 182
Norman Osborn Unlimited Count
The Vampire Papers 110
Karl Fulves Front Loading Osborn's Unlimited Count handling
The Vampire Papers 120
Ron Bauer The Take-Back Count Switch
Inspired by L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 139
Edward Marlo Covered False Count
Solomon's Mind 32
Ellis Stanyon Three-as-Four Count
Roger's Real Gone Aces 27
Roger Crosthwaite The Pull-Back False Count
Inspired byRelated to Roger's Real Gone Aces 39
Unknown The Over-count off the top of the deck
Card College — Volume 3 606
Karl Fulves Takeaway seven-as-nine count, a Three taken away, only six cards remain
The Fine Print (Issue 9) 270
Ellis Stanyon The False Count No. 5, card moved back
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 33
Ellis Stanyon The False Count No. 8, slipping card back
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 295
Ellis Stanyon The False Count (Second Method) No. 9, with sound effect
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 295
Chuck Smith Optical Display to show two cards as three
Why Not? 6
Unknown Four as Five Count one card outjogged
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 131
Lewis Jones Stainless steal cards dealt into right hand off the top of the deck, cards secretly stolen back to deck
Ahead of the Pack 31
Ross Bertram Ross Bertram's false count
Tricks 151
Unknown Psychological False Count "six plus four is ten"
Artificial conclusions 14
Unknown Two-as-Four Count with two cards
FISM 2003 14
Francis Carlyle Walking Finger Count
Reflexions 17
Lewis Jones Omega False Count
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 146
Steve Beam Killer Count method to false count packet for any number, with Hamman Count
  • Variation #1 - Even Cards
  • Variation #2 - Even Cards
  • Variation #3 - Beamsley Count
  • Large Numbers
VariationsAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 58
Steve Beam Killer Count method to false count packet for any number, with Hamman Count
Also published here Killer Koncepts 1
Francis Carlyle Walking Finger Count
Tangled Web 160
Ron Bauer Audible Count
Final(ly) Aces 37
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's In-Transit Count snap overcount, thumb in between cards
The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 94
Ken Krenzel Finesse on the Killer Count handing cards to the spectator
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 213
Nick Pudar The Pudar Count
Best of Friends - Volume III 106
Edward Victor E-Y-E Count
This Is Not a Book 79
Francis Carlyle, Steve Beam Push-off Overcount off the top of the deck
A Clockwork Apple 24
John Guastaferro Overturned Counts cards are turned over while counted one by one
1. Overturned Elmsley
2. Overturned Stanyon
One Degree 77
Unknown Psychological False Count 14-13-12-... and y makes y
Subsequent Impuzzibilities 13
Steve Reynolds Bluff Count Cop three as four while tabling every card
  • True Bluff Count
Inspired by Six Deep — Part One 17
Al Schneider False Count from top of deck
Al Schneider Magic 458
Unknown E-Y-E Count to show two as three
The Magic of Steven Hamilton 60
Unknown Two for Four Count
Notes de Conférence 1 14
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's In-Transit Count
A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 99
Paul Harris P.H. Snap Count
Also published here Blomberg Laboratories 171
Edward Victor The EYE count
Blomberg Laboratories 176
Dai Vernon Perfect-Pitch False Count
Related to In Order to Amaze 34
So Sato Vertical Three as Four Count Elmsley Count alternative
The Secrets of So Sato 87
Edward Marlo Count 7 Carlyle count like
Facsimile (Issue 6) 22
Brother John Hamman Countback
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 96
Unknown Two as Four count
Kino. 62
Unknown Five as Six Count simple overcount
The Boy Who Cried Magic 247