40 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Only for Special Stacks / Eight Kings
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Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained Modern Magic 50
Unknown To Name all the Cards of the Pack in Succession full stack, 32-version and Eight Kings explained Tricks with Cards 76
Unknown Four-of-a-kinds deck is dealt in thirteen piles, value named, one pile is removed that consists of all those cards Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown The Prearranged Pack Eight Kings stack New Era Card Tricks 41
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
Theodore Annemann An Original Set-Up Discovery way to easily set-up the eight kings stack The Book Without A Name 11
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown Any Deck Read From the Card Backs cards named by looking at the back
- First Method with a "Set-Up" Deck
- With Borrowed Deck (secretly faced deck)
Related to
  • "Seeing with Fingertips" (Howard Albright)
More "Eye-Openers" 9
Theodore Annemann The Solitaire King winning canfield solitaire with Eight Kings stackRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 59
Theodore Annemann One in Fourteen selection from cyclic set-up (Eight Kings, Si Stebbins, ...) Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Unknown Prearrangement of Packs Eight Kings Greater Magic 283
Gerald Lynton Kaufman The Canfield Set-Up set-up to win solitaire or canfield My Best 141
Theodore Annemann Improvement 8,000 Annemann's Buried Treasures 14
Hen Fetsch, Cy Keller Mind Your Future! two decks, selection is divined and predicted The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1044
Tony Corinda (1) The Stacked Deck eight kings, simple card divination Mnemonics and Mental Systems 73
Tony Corinda Some More Tricks Using the Eight Kings Stack (a) Blackjack (Pontoon), winning deal for two people
(b) behind back top card is reversed in the deck, card divined
(c) three cards in pocket one is selected, fishing
Variations Mnemonics and Mental Systems 75
Paul Curry Think Of Twenty-Five mindreading presentation, magician matches the put down cards with the mates. Paul Curry Presents 62
Paul Curry The Missing Thought spectator sits on a card, looks at all the other cards, magician checks all the cards he receives on a pad, except the chosen one Paul Curry Presents 71
Cicardi Set-Up! charter card to quickly stack Eight Kings The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 98) 488
Stephen Minch Traveling the Ethers ten cut to cards are divined, the a reading with selcted cards, eight kings stach with Minor Arcana The Book of Thoth 16
Unknown Eight Kings & Furry Kitten two cyclical mnemonics The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1137
Ron Wilson A Hand to Remember memory presentation, card named of unseen handAlso published here Lecture Notes 6
Al Smith, Peter Kane Seconds Out mates of selected card are at the same position in three packets, based on Peter Kane's "Son Of Tetradism" Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 2) 803
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and a Deck spectator pockets unknown card, pendulum finds card which indicate suit and value The Magic Pendulum 20
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and a Magic Shop Deck two cards are reversed in the deck and found with pendulum, first by performer, second by spectator The Magic Pendulum 21
Unknown Eight Kings Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 31
Ron Wilson A Hand to Remember memory presentation, card named of unseen handRelated to
  • "Genii" July, 1972 for different version by Ron Wilson
Also published here
The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 92
Frederick Braue Prearranged Deck on stacked deck work, historical comments
- Eight Kings
- Si Stebbins
- Nikola
- Braue Memorized Stack (?)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 1
Karl Fulves Tic Stax Toe using cards to indicate which square has to be used next, Eight Kings or Si Stebbins stackRelated to Verbatim (Issue 7) 68
Alex Elmsley Inexplicable with computer program, programmed version of Vernon's "Trick that cannot be explained"Inspired by Mouse Magic 33
Ellis Stanyon Arrangement of a Whist Pack No. 1, Eight Kings Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 85
Chan Canasta An Experiment in Memory several people select a bunch of cards each, all cards are divinedRelated to Chan Canasta — A Remarkable Man 38
Chan Canasta An Experiment in Memory several people select a bunch of cards each, all cards are divinedRelated to Chan Canasta — A Remarkable Man 79
Chan Canasta Cards in Pockets report of divination by Canasta, similar to "An Experiment in Remote Control", "Do you want to change your mind?"Related toVariations Chan Canasta — A Remarkable Man 91
Chan Canasta More Cards in Pockets further report of divination by Canasta, similar to "An Experiment in Remote Control" Chan Canasta — A Remarkable Man 92
Karl Fulves After Dark No. 44, spectator locates magician's card and vice versa My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 100
Lewis Jones, Jack Avis Remote view - the sequel two consecutive challenge locationsInspired by
  • "Remove View" (Lewis Jones, Cardiograms)
Ahead of the Pack 55
Cushing Strout Further Than That and the Lie Detector Combine Further Than That with lie detector plot

Also includes variation based on The Nine Card Problem, and Alex Elmsley's Tell Me Three Times
Inspired by On the Other Side of the Mirror 20
Stewart James Vocalculate Lie detector plot, three people select a card each, magician divines each card by detecting liesInspired byAlso published here
  • handwritten notes, 1945
The Essential Stewart James 62
Patrick Page The PaPa System general remarks on stack decks, thoughts on Si Stebbins and Eight Kings and anecdotes of Charlie Edwards, Robert Harbin, David Berglas Magic Page by Page 78
S. W. Erdnase, Allan Ackerman Calculation Method for Eight Kings & Si Stebbins Related to Card Theater 31