38 entries in Cards / Principles / Placement Principles / Count and Drop
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David Neighbors Who's Lying? - Second Handling lie speller Simplicity at Your Fingertips 29
Mel Stover A Casbah Cavort spelling location with small packet and story presentation Rigmarole (Issue 1) 3
Ken Simmons Who's Lying? lie spellerInspired by
  • Automatic Speller Placement Principle (Jim Steinmeyer, The New Invocation #43)
Simplicity at Your Fingertips 28
Jon Racherbaumer Dunbury Lie Speller - Eighteen-Card Version Inspired by Simplicity at Your Fingertips 30
Roy Walton The Fixer eighteen-card packet mixed face-up/face-down, bottom card noted, spelling procedure, card foundInspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Jim Steinmeyer, The New Invocation)
Rigmarole (Issue 4) 39
Karl Fulves Night School court cards removed and some cased, one of the remaining ones signed, counting ritual according to number cards that are cut to, selection foundInspired by Verbatim (Issue 6) 52
Karl Fulves One Of Us Is Lying counting location Crooked Tales 6
Karl Fulves You, Babe after counting procedure with birthday a card with value Nine is selected, ninth item on a list matches spectator in humorous wayRelated to Crooked Tales 5
Karl Fulves The Wizard of Odds No. 31, nine cards used for "three-card poker", hand with Ace of Spades wins, includes spelling of names, inspired by the Copperfield/Steinmeyer television trickRelated to Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 55
Bob King, Jim Steinmeyer, Jon Racherbaumer Tele-Mental Also published here Five-Star Magic 23
Harry Lorayne, Jim Steinmeyer Spel(l)egant small packetRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 4) 2773
David Solomon Steinmeyer's Nine Card Problem with Seven Cards Inspired by
  • "Nine Card Problem" (Jim Steinmeyer, MAGIC, May 1993)
Related to
  • "Remote Control" (Jim Steinmeyer, New Invocation #43, Feb. 1988)
Solomon's Mind 19
David Solomon A Telephone Mystery telephone version Solomon's Mind 21
Bob Brown Bob Brown's Addition a follow-up phase, spelling comedy phrasesInspired byAlso published here
  • "Magical Miscellany II" (Bob Brown, 1995)
Solomon's Mind 22
Jerry K. Hartman Lied and True Steinmeyer Count Principle The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 159
Peter Duffie Phone Zone No. 2 card location over phoneInspired by
  • "Nine Card Problem" (Jim Steinmeyer, MAGIC, May 1993)
Deck Direct 10
Bob King, Jim Steinmeyer, Jon Racherbaumer Telemental Also published here Great Britain 2001 20
Peter Duffie Miracle or Impossible Revisited selection found by spelling to some predetermined wordsInspired by
  • "Miracle or Impossible" (Arun Bonerjee, Billet No. 348, July/Aug. 2000)
Cards By All Means 6
David Regal Compounding A Lie nine cards from deck
- Version One - Red-handed (odd-backed)
- Version Two - Nothing but the Truth (other cards blank)
Constant Fooling 2 12
Jim Steinmeyer The Nine Card Problem small packet spelling discovery, no-touchVariations Impuzzibilities 5
Jim Steinmeyer The Full Deck Problem Nine Card Problem version with deckVariations Impuzzibilities 8
John C. Wagner, Jim Steinmeyer Packet Lie Detector #2 Inspired by Full Metal Jacket 26
Cushing Strout Variations on "The Nine Problem" Small packet spelling discovery, no-touch, gives different ways to present it (tarot cards etc.)Inspired by On the Other Side of the Mirror 9
Karl Fulves The Ten-Hand Deal five piles, spectator assigns numbers from five to nine to them and deals that many cards to the bottom in each case, put together, ten-hand double duke Prolix (Issue 2) 91
Karl Fulves Casino Connection five piles, spectator assigns numbers from five to nine to them via a lucky straight from a casino deck and deals that many cards to the bottom in each case, put together, ten-hand double duke Prolix (Issue 2) 93
Gene Castillon "Odd Chance" 21 Card Trick two selectionsInspired by 7-7-7 140
Gene Castillon Random Spell & Odd Chance 21 Card Trick two selectionsRelated to 7-7-7 143
Gene Castillon Triple Odd Chance 21 Card Trick three selectionsVariations 7-7-7 145
Gene Castillon Dishonest 21 Card Trick using a secret extra card, four selections 7-7-7 152
Mel Bennett Familiar Spirit deck cut into three piles by spectator, selection found with spelling some phrasesRelated to Prolix (Issue 4) 218
Mel Bennett Funny Valentine selection shuffled in deck, cut into three piles, performer indicates a pile and some phrases are spelled which lead to selectionInspired by
  • "Lowdown Triple Dealing" principle (Colm Mulcahy, Focus, Nov. 2004)
Related to
Prolix (Issue 6) 354
Tom Stone Calculated Aces four spectators with a fourth of the deck do some dealing procedure and end up with an ace on top, based on Jim Steinmeyer's "Nine Card Problem" Vortex 32
Harry Lorayne Nine To Twelve a few cards including selection taken and a series of tricks performed
- Reverse Faro Ending
- Spel(l)egant
- No-Force Lorayne Force
- Telekinesis
Related to Special Effects 98
Mel Bennett Taking The Fifth "Two by Mel Bennett"
two selections from nine-card packet, both selections found
Inspired by
  • "Heavyweight" (Peter Duffie, Dec. 1999)
Prolix (Issue 10) 645
Jim Steinmeyer, Wayne Dobson The Nine Card Problem small packet spelling discovery, no-touchInspired by More Look No Hands 21
Adrian Vega, Jim Steinmeyer Código Secreto lie detector with two sets of eight cards Area 52 55
John Hostler Tarot Trip spectator spells things in fourteen-card packet to find selection from tarot deckInspired by
  • "Dunbury Lie Speller" (Jon Racherbaumer, Inside Tracks, 1993)
Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 34
Colm Mulcahy C.O.A.T. 原理 (C.O.A.T. Principle) Description of the Counting Out And Transfer Principle, with credits, places selection at specific location after counting and dropping cardsRelated to Enthusiasm 31