108 entries in Cards / Sleights / Counting Cards
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Henri Decremps Knowing the Amount of Small Pile asking amount of red / black cards Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 242
Unknown Throw Packet to Count its Cards Modern Magic 50
Unknown Novel Card Discovery - First Method cards counted during spreading during selection, replaced at known position, controlled via jog shuffle The Art of Magic 40
T. Nelson Downs Fifth Method card to any number, with placement strategy to twenty-sixth The Art of Magic 154
T. Nelson Downs Bottom Count riffled off thumb The Art of Magic 145
Jack Merlin Thumb and Finger Counting Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin First Method thumb count with two hands Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin Second Method thumb count with one hand, also for finding a card in the center and turning it over on top Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin To Place a Selected Card in a Given Position in the Pack Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin Vibrating Cards three selection produced one handed from the middle of the deck, pulled out with the thumb one by one Merlin's Master Manipulations 13
Jack Merlin Throwing a Card in the Air and Catching in the Pack at a Chosen Number Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Telling the Amount of Cards Cut by a Spectator performer knows amount of cards cut to, then asks for another number and cuts that number himself Merlin's Master Miracles 8
Laurie Ireland Push-off Count see also page 22 Ireland Writes a Book 14
Ralph W. Hull Counting Subtlety apparently forgetting to give the spectator the instruction to take a card while spreading "Eye-Openers" 12
Unknown Thumb-Counting from bottom with right thumb Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 69
David Devant The Devant "Mark-Off" how to establish break under certain number of card Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 55
Audley Walsh Thumb Count Stacking The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 122
Walter B. Gibson Master Card Location counting while spreading Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 331
Edward Victor The "E.V." Invisible Double Lift using a thumb countRelated to Magic of the Hands 4
Unknown The Overhand Count Expert Card Technique 186
Unknown The Bottom Thumb Count three methods Expert Card Technique 185
Dai Vernon The Lift Get-Ready "bubble count", credit unsure?! Expert Card Technique 4
Jean Hugard The Side Count "bubble count" Expert Card Technique 183
Louis Zingone The Zingone Thumbnail Gauge cutting off packet of known numberRelated to Expert Card Technique 114
Unknown The Lost Card how to locate a lost but known card Expert Card Technique 192
Unknown The Top Thumb Count Expert Card Technique 183
Unknown Determining Intervals distances between cards Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 4
Audley Walsh Thumb Count Stacking Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 7
Walter B. Gibson Pick Me Up number between one and thirty is named, an indicator card is inserted at that position and the card card namedRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 169
Edward Marlo One Hand Side Count pinky count done with second fingerRelated to Off the Top 7
Bert Allerton The Allerton Top Palm featuring the thumb count Card Control 69
Bill Gusias Gusias' Fancy Lift push off method with forefinger count Marlo In Spades 4
Edward Marlo Middle Finger Count Marlo In Spades 5
Unknown "Bubble Count" as a get-ready Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2) 78
Unknown Thumb Count right thumb at back of deck Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 71
Edward Marlo Throw in Location thumb riffle estimation to 19/20th position , two methods The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 329) 125
Bert Allerton Nail Count using length of nail to cut off certain amount of cards The Close-Up Magician 37
Edward Marlo Pinky Count here credited to MarloRelated to Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 88
James Steranko The Pinky Count Steranko on Cards 41
Charlie Miller Group Counting 2-3-2-3 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 35
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite finding out how many cards a spectator cut off by cutting remainder in half and counting those Estimation 8
Edward Marlo Faro Divider dividing a deck/packet into four piles with an equal number of cards Faro Controlled Miracles 1
Edward Marlo Off Center Faro Divider method of dividing deck in four packets of non-equal size of known number Faro Controlled Miracles 2
Sam Randlett Finnell's Spell as a set-up for Gene Finnell's "Spelling the Aces"Related to Epilogue (Issue 2) 16
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Count using partial secret incomplete faro condition to quickly place cards at wanted positions, two methods (faro and table faro)Related to Hierophant (Issue 2) 69
Unknown Pinky Count very brief Advanced Fingertip Control 147
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Count second procedure "Marlo's Double Count"Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 3) 164
Unknown Thumbnail Measuring Related to The Living End 144
Unknown Thumb Count The Living End 163
Martin A. Nash Vernash's Aces faros and Free Cut Principle, see p. 443 for additional creditingVariations Ever So Sleightly 70
Darwin Ortiz Pinky Count Divider handling for forming packets of twelve cards each Afterthoughts 77
Edward Marlo Kick-Out Count counting upwards from break Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 41
Harry Lorayne Overhand-Run Finesse finesse for overhand shuffling some cards singly and putting them back on topRelated to Quantum Leaps 238
Wallace Lee Thumb Count hand held upside down The Complete Cannibal Act 14
Walt Lees Thumb Count hand held upside down Four Professional Card Tricks 9
Edward Marlo Casual Faro Divider creating four packets of equal size Card Finesse 155
Unknown Thumb Count The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 71
Ross Bertram Subtle Thumb Count as Double Lift get-ready Bertram on Sleight of Hand 93
Edward Marlo Tabled Thumb Count mainly for riffle shuffle context Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 198
Unknown Thumbcount of Cards from bottom, riffling off right thumb The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 16
Frederick Braue FB Top Count-Down (1937) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 6
Larry Jennings Multiple Card Get-Ready for getting break under specific number The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 60
Unknown Counting while Spreading The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 124
Edward Marlo Marlo Bottom Count buckle Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 235
Edward Marlo The Silent Count counting the spectator's deal while back is turned Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 170
Darwin Ortiz The Pinky Count Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 11
Stephen Minch Push-Off Count and Pull-Down Move credit informationRelated to The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 22
Edward Marlo Secret Incomplete Faro as Counting Aid counting cards in pairs So Soon? 24
Harry Lorayne Buckle Count from Top Trend Setters 26
Edward Marlo The Slow Silent Count counting the spectator's deal while back is turned That's It 61
Edward Marlo Giving 26 Cards to Spectator faro The Olram File (Issue 5) 14
Edward Marlo Pinky Count credit information The Olram File (Issue 11) 9
Unknown ブレークの作り方III (ピンキーカウント) (Forming a break: Third Method) Pinky Count Larry Jennings's Card Technique 16
Jon Racherbaumer, Stephen Minch More on the Buckle Count corrections and additions to the article, quotes from correspondence with Stephen MinchInspired by The Olram File (Issue 13) 6
Alex Elmsley Counting while Spreading brief The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 64
Alex Elmsley Counting while Spreading brief The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 183
Roger Crosthwaite Rapid Thumb Count rhythmicRelated to Roger's Thesaurus 109
Edward Marlo Click Count Related to Roger's Thesaurus 85
Unknown The Little-finger Count plus many applications Card College - Volume 1 201
Unknown Thumb Counting plus suggestions for management of this technique Card College - Volume 1 197
Unknown Counting Cards in Spread Classic Sampler 71
James Swain The Unweave Revelation Faro Divider type Miracles with Cards 109
Karl Fulves Digit Counts on using a different finger like Dai Vernon (second) or John Scarne (third) The Fine Print (Issue 4) 87
Edward Marlo Kick-Count from break Virtual Foolery 24
Roberto Giobbi, Roger Klause, Alex Elmsley Counting Cards while spreading them between the Hands double pushover technique Card College — Volume 3 510
Juan Tamariz Counting Cards in a Fan Card College - Volume 3 509
Michael Skinner Placement Principle to any position 21st Century Card Magic 99
Edward Marlo Kick Out Count Tricks of my Trade 71
Dai Vernon ECT Get-Ready upwards buckling Mechanical Deck 22
Unknown Pinky Count brief Tricks of my Trade 32
Ellis Stanyon Overhand Shuffling a Card to Any Position No. 15, counting spread with replacement, then jog shuffle placement Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 284
David Malek The Pinky Count Rebel without a Pause 7
Alex Elmsley Spread Count Procedure method to count cards while spreading Scams & Fantasies with Cards 92
Darwin Ortiz Pinky Count Divider four equal packets of twelve cards with pinky and thumb count Scams & Fantasies with Cards 14
Paul Cummins Lift Get-Ready out of ECT FASDIU II 41
Harry Riser Glimpse Count in spread Secrets of an Escamoteur 35
Unknown Thumb Count The Magic of Fred Robinson 131
Fred Robinson Overhand Run Technique shuffling off two, three or four cards as a unit at each take The Magic of Fred Robinson 128
Roberto Giobbi To Separate a Deck at a Specific Point two methods Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 1) 3
Tyler Wilson Pinky Count - Credit Information Reinventing the Real 20
Michael Weber Binary Division quickly arranging a packet of a wanted number of cardsRelated to Knew & Improved 12
John Born The Second Push Quick way of counting cards while spreading cards between hands, groups of ten Seeking the Bridge 55
Jason Ladanye Thoughts on the Pinky Count Confident Deceptions 11
Denis Behr Finger Count Strategy counting cards with fingers while listening to spectator reading them off FFFF Lecture Notes 2015 7
Edward Marlo Kick-Off Count The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 78
Johnny Thompson Pushover Glimpse bottom card of face-up deck, also near bottom via Ed Marlo's Kick-off Count The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 188
Jason Ladanye The Pinky Count explanation Game Changer 15
Ryan Murray Weave Count using fine incomplete faro condition to quickly riffle count to numbers Curious Weaving 15