123 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Asymmetric Transposition
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Eddie Clever The Renovated Sphinx Card Trick two signed cards in hat transpose with signed card in deck, double backer, fake indices card The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Arthur de Mello G-Men story trick with two blue and five red cards, thieves sheep The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 220
Robert (Bob) Hess Never Underestimate four Kings and three Queens, but no real unequal transposition Epilogue (Issue 8) 57
Karl Fulves One Way Transpositions notes on unequal or odd-backed transpositions The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 19
Karl Fulves Optical Aces black aces transpose with red aces and sandwiched card placed on table Super Subtle Card Miracles 68
Karl Fulves Theory Transpo unknown card on table, Ace between Jacks, Jacks vanish and card on table turns out to be the two Jacks Notes From Underground 25
Karl Fulves Four Gone 4&4, oil and water type routine, unequal transpo kickerVariations Notes From Underground 53
Jerry K. Hartman Unfair Exchange Ace of Spades transposes with two SevensInspired by Means & Ends 72
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #1 three Aces dealt on one half, one on the other, then there are three on the second and three Aces on the first halfAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
Roy Walton Runaround small packet multiple ambition, aces appear, joker transposes with four Queens Card Cavalcade 3 60
Peter Kane The Diamond Robbery sheeps & thieves with cards, two Diamond cards and one Jack under both hands, then two Jacks and four Diamonds under the hands A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 2
Roy Walton Trigger Happy four kings on top change places with face up ace in the middle, finally backs change colors Trigger 7
Paul Harris Double Monte Queen (money card) changes places with two Aces, climax for monte routine SuperMagic 47
Karl Fulves Song At Twilight three queens and four Kings change places, hotel story Transpo Trix 39
Karl Fulves Song II three queens and four Kings change places, hotel story Transpo Trix 40
Karl Fulves Song III three queens and four Kings change places, hotel story Transpo Trix 41
Karl Fulves Reference Note on asymmetric transpositions Transpo Trix 45
Karl Fulves Sphinx Riddled ace of spades changes place with 2S and 3S, two methods Transpo Trix 74
Karl Fulves Qube Root two jokers in pocket, Ace through Seven of hearts removed, one of them chosen and reversed, this card transposes with the two jokersInspired by Transpo Trix 6
Karl Fulves That Was No Lady four Queens and three Kings transpose, then change into three Queens and four Kings Transpo Trix 43
Karl Fulves Unequals card inside box transposes with two cards outside box Jack In The Box 15
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizesRelated toAlso published here Goldstein's Gallery 14
Father Cyprian Hofzinser's Departure aces transform into selection, aces back in deck, double facer The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 54
Roy Walton Outward Bound four twos transpose with five random cards, those cards change into a royal flush Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 844
Ken Simmons With Card in Hand Interlaced Transposition, aces with three selections between spectators hand, kings outside, kings become aces, then selections appear between them Cards — With a Different Touch 35
Paul Harris The Incredible Shrinking Hand hand shrinks when trying to palm card (actually card is stretched), palmed card switched for two previous selections from deck Close-up Fantasies Finalé 61
Jerry Sadowitz The Whisperers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with themRelated toVariations Alternative Card Magic 8
Roberto Giobbi Das Bubenquartett selection put between four kings on table, cards change into four aces and kings are found face up in the deck, with selection reversed in center Card News '82 55
Jerry Sadowitz Dead Fall reversed Kings in center of deck transpose with Ace of Spades Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 14) 268
Philip T. Goldstein Bodkin Ace through Five, odd cards transpose with even cardsRelated toAlso published here Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 304
Edward Marlo It's Only Us Chickens! sheep & thieves, using cases, multitude of throw offs for magicians Marlo without Tears 232
Stephen Tucker Whispered Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27) 525
Jerry Sadowitz Wish You Were Here aces in deck change place with a card in the pocket Cards Hit 29
Philip T. Goldstein, Jerry Sadowitz, William Zavis Quietell Inspired by West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 30
Philip T. Goldstein, Jerry Sadowitz Quietell Jr. Inspired by West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 34
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kickerInspired byAlso published here West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 37
Philip T. Goldstein Bodkin Ace through Five, odd cards transpose with even cardsAlso published here Lechter Notes 2
Jack Carpenter Take Leave four aces transform into 1 selection Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1111
Brother John Hamman Signed Transversal Triplet two sandwiched cards transpose, then two selection in one, four Kings in other pileVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 293
Ben Harris Hanging Card two cards vanish by hanging them in the air, another card changes into those two cards and the the third card is reproduced from airInspired by Midnight Special 16
Stephen Minch Unbalanced two black cards on table, four red cards in spectator's hand, one red card moved to black pile, now four red cards on table and black in spectator's handInspired byAlso published here
  • Linking Ring Parade, July 1981
The Three Faces of Steve 4
Jerry Sadowitz Mik Mak Mok Kings lost, Ace of Spaded comes to top, brings the Kings to the top, then they transpose with the AceInspired by Inspirations 11
Jerry Sadowitz Not Possible two Aces held by performer, two under spectator's hand, performer suddenly has all four Aces and spectator four Kings Inspirations 109
Darwin Ortiz Slick Aces with transpo follow upRelated to Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 106
William Goodwin For One Transposition isolated four-of-a-kind transposes with selection in deckVariations Lecture 1988 3
Brother John Hamman Triple Cross two sandwiched cards transpose, then two selection in one, Four kings in other pileRelated toVariations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 51
Karl Fulves Transitrap card transposes with sandwich pair The Multiple Shift 10
Karl Fulves, Howard Wurst This Just In red aces in case change place with jack outside caseInspired byRelated to Kaleidoscope 22
Karl Fulves Jacknife jack in box, aces outside, they transposeRelated to Kaleidoscope 26
Karl Fulves Non-Symmetric Trap selection lost in deck, two red Jacks with x card cut in deck, black Jack cut in deck and other black Jack left on table, red Jacks now have two black Jacks sandwiched and tabled card is selection Quick Card Tricks 29
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kickerAlso published here A Phil Goldstein Collection 3
William Goodwin A Case of Mistaken Identity selection put in case, four Kings outside, transposition Spectacle 51
John Bannon, Jerry Sadowitz Cries and Whispers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with themInspired by Impossibilia 8
Philip T. Goldstein Bodkin Ace through Five, odd cards transpose with even cardsAlso published here Focus 88
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kickerInspired byAlso published here Focus 51
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizesInspired byAlso published here Focus 87
José Carroll Crystal Transposition black card in glass, two cards in hand 52 Lovers — Volume II 32
Karl Fulves Truncate queen transposes with two deuces in deck, queen splits in two, substitution trunk presentation 28 Card Tricks 62
Gary Kurtz The King Thing selection made, twisting routine with kings, they all change into selection and back to kings, kings transpose with single card in caseAlso published here Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 4
Gary Kurtz The King Thing selection made, twisting routine with kings, they all change into selection and back to kings, kings transpose with single card in caseRelated toAlso published here Prinzipien in der Praxis 23
Ernest Earick Bureau d'Échange four kings change place with selection in pocket By Forces Unseen 81
Peter Duffie A Change In Mood Aces transpose with two other cards, pair of pseudo duplicatesInspired by Applications 54
Dave Campbell The Defectors four Jokers "whisper" three selections and transpose with themInspired byAlso published here Profile (Issue 14) 8
Allan Ackerman Almost Consistent Cries and Whispers no mental presentationRelated to Las Vegas Kardma 163
Billy McDonnell Quadruple Cross two sandwiched cards transpose, then both card in one, four kings in other pileInspired by The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 53) 982
Jack Avis A Change of Identity four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with themInspired byRelated toVariations Roger's Thesaurus 190
Justin Higham Identity Cards alternate handling, whisperersInspired by Roger's Thesaurus 198
Darwin Ortiz Four to One four Kings with Ace of SpadesVariations Cardshark 33
Paul Harris Double Monte climax for monte routine: money card transposes with two indifferent cards The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 121
Joel Givens Two Plus Two two selections and four aces change places, in the hands of two spectators The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 60) 1167
Jack Carpenter Quick Slick performer cuts to ace of spades, he cuts to ace of spades again, tabled ace is now remaining three AcesInspired by The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 56
William Goodwin Off Balance Transposition three phases, single card with four-of-a-kind The Ancient Empty Street 12
Allan Ackerman, Debbie Ackerman Consistent Cries and Whispers two queens whisper name of some cards, transpose with first twoRelated to I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 56
Scott Robinson The Queen Thing selection vanishes among queens, then queens travel to pocket and in the hand remains the selection The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 65) 1309
David Regal Romeo & Juliet Packet trick where Romeo and Juliet escaped from their parents Close-Up & Personal 26
Joshua Jay Pocket Jokers Jokers placed in pocket at the start, selection made, but two Jokers found in deck. Selection is then found in pocket (transposition) Magic Atlas 105
Udo Wächter The Charm of the Queen of Hearts long routine
-spectator cuts to the aces
-the queen of hearts appears
- the queen of hearts whispers the spectators thought
- the queen of hearts turns an ace face down
- the queen of hearts changes into the ace
- the vanished queen of hearts appears between the aces
- the queen of hearts and two aces change places in a flash
Inspired by Concertos for Pasteboard 166
Aldo Colombini Jump and Pass two selections transpose with four Kings, Hofzinse Ace problem with two selections, inspired by a Phil Goldstein routine Standing Room Only 4
Don England What if Six turned out to be Nines? two 9s transpose with one 6 Don England's Paradox 39
Don England What if... Or vice versa! different colored backs Don England's Paradox 42
Paul Cummins, Chad Long No Mercy longer routine, swindle cut the aces FASDIU II 77
Paul Cummins No Joke two Jokers under spectator's hand for four Queens FASDIU II 70
Aaron Fisher The Grinning Goodwin four Aces transpose with selection reversed in deckInspired by FISM 2003 11
Shahin Zarkesch, Scott Robinson, William Goodwin Slap! selection placed between aces vanishes, from pocket comes a card that turns out to be four Aces, selection remains in hand, see credit information for the unequal transposition plot in Issue 8, p. 1, and Issue 9, p. 1, for additional credit information on this effect see Issue 10, p. 1 Penumbra (Issue 7) 16
Steve Freeman Ending for "Slap!" Penumbra (Issue 7) 18
William Goodwin Unequal Transposition - Credit Information see also addition in Issue 9, p. 1Related to Penumbra (Issue 8) 1
Dave Campbell The Defectors four Jokers "whisper" three selections and transpose with themInspired byAlso published here The Dave Campbell Legacy 105
Larry Jennings A Handy Transformation four cards change to single card in spectators hands Up In Smoke 1
Allan Ackerman The Prequel and Sequel aces transpose with card in pocket, McDonald's Aces is performed, aces travel to pockets, designed to ring double facers in and out Ackerman 2004 32
Justin Hanes Justaposition card appears between red Aces, this card is shown to be the red Aces, original red Aces are single selection, duplicate AcesInspired by
  • "Kickback" (Ryan Swigert)
Compositions 14
Roy Walton Triple Alliance queens on table, selection transposes with queens, deck turns face up Penumbra (Issue 10) 11
Jack Avis A Change of Identity (Identity Crisis) four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with themInspired byRelated to Rara Avis 35
Daniel Millstein Cop And Drop whole deck changes place with 2 pocketed jokers Best of Friends - Volume III 53
Jack Parker U.D.S.I. Black Ace transposes with two red Kings visuallyInspired by
  • "Dancy Sandwich Intro" (Luke Dancy, unpublished)
52 Memories 84
Jack Parker Cross Eyed Surprise Red and black Ace transposes when sandwiched between Queens, finally two Aces switch places with four Queens 52 Memories 30
Chris Mayhew Casino Royale with Cheese sandwiched card transposes with tabled black kingsInspired by
  • Luke Dancy's "Royale with Cheese"
Related to
A Clockwork Apple 21
Tom Stone King Castling sandwich-unequal transposition combo, inspired by Tomas Blomberg's & Axel Adlercreutz' "113 Grams", which was inspired by Luke Dancy's "Royale with Cheese"Related to Vortex 33
Rich Aviles Speedo selection appears between jokers, jokers change into second selection Above the Fold 44
Troy Hooser Three Eyed Jacks Four jacks and selected card changes places Moments 102
Troy Hooser Jack Act Named four of a kind and named card transpose repeatedly, seven phase routine involving Triumph, Inversion, transposition, vanishes and productions Moments 52
Tom Stone Amore Motel using four of a kind and two of a kind, credit information on Hotel Mystery Maelstrom 91
Karl Fulves Isolationist black Aces on top and bottom, unknown card put in spectator's pocket, false cut done together with spectator, now red Aces are on top and bottom and the two black Aces in spectator's pocket Prolix (Issue 9) 596
John Guastaferro M.I.T. Aces aces found, they change place with single selection, "Magician In Trouble" Discoveries & Deceptions 11
John Guastaferro Here, There & in my Pocket card at multiple locations, change to aces, transpo with pocketed card Discoveries & Deceptions 21
Tony Chang Side Effect May Occur twisting with unequal 4-to-1 transposition climax I Was Kidnapped 33
Steven Hamilton Discard Aces starts like progressive Ace assembly, first three packets combined, then last pile becomes all the indifferent card and discard pile consists of four Aces The Magic of Steven Hamilton 46
Bébel Transposition Asymétrique (1) selection transposes with four Aces Transposition Asymétrique 13
Bébel Transposition Asymétrique de Main en Poche selection in pocket transposes with four Aces Transposition Asymétrique
Bébel Double Transposition Asymétrique selection transposes with four Aces and back again Transposition Asymétrique 16
Bébel Simple Transposition Asymétrique avec un Gobelet asymmetric transposition, Aces and up on glass Transposition Asymétrique 18
Bébel Double Transposition Asymétrique avec un Goblet double asymmetric transposition, Aces and up on glass Transposition Asymétrique 22
Bébel Voyage Inattendu selection disappears among Aces, then Aces are found on the deck and in the hand is selection Transposition Asymétrique 25
Bébel Transposition Asymétrique au Bluff (et en Couleur!) with cards of different colored backs Transposition Asymétrique 27
Bébel Presque la Même Chose, mais à Vue with cards of different colored backs Transposition Asymétrique 28
Tomas Blomberg 113 G Sandwich routine
-Phase one- red Kings find selected card
-Phase two- selected card transposes with tabled black Kings under case
Inspired by
  • "Royale with Cheese" (Luke Dancy, marketed, 2004)
Blomberg Laboratories 101
Yohei Kawabata Jukebox Imbalanced transposition, four Jacks placed into card box, Ace of Spades in hand then transposes with the Jacks Grace 9
Adrian Vega Mi carta gafe hipnótica four aces change into selection and back, selection is found in center of the deck reversed and turns out to be the four aces again and where the aces were is now the selectionRelated to
  • "Helder Skelter" (Helder Guimarães, DVD "Red Mirror", 2011)
Area 52 49
Syd Segal Two, Two, Two Tricks in One! finale for Collectors in which the three selections transpose with the four-of-a-kind that's bin distributed on top of the tabled spread deckInspired by
  • "Finale for The Collectors" (James Swain, Genii, Vol. 64 No. 1, 2001, p. 80)
Also published here
  • DVD "Simply Sydney" (2008, D&D)
A New Angle 33
Mike Pisciotta Jokers Thru Time signed card type effect with four Jokers and four-for-one transpositionRelated to
  • "Time Traveler" (Ramon Rioboo)
The Workshop — The Notes of Mike Pisciotta 10
Paul Cummins A No Case Change Four Queens transpose with selectionInspired by
  • "A Case For Change" (J.K. Hartman, Card Dupery)
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 73
Harapan Ong Bigger Transpo transposition between the Queens and selection, four miniature cards are found on face of original selections and Queens change into giant version of selectionInspired by
  • "Bigger Finish" (Jay Sankey, marketed product)
Principia 109
Jason Ladanye The Wire four signed cards under the spectator's palm transpose with a card that's on the face of the deck, duplicateInspired by Game Changer 113
Oliver Meech Four for Two Two Jokers rise through packet of four Kings, then asymmetric transposition happens, four Kings end up in different pocketsInspired by
  • "Ambitious Interchange" (John Carey, Me, My Cards & I)
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 97