40 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / 26-Apart-Stack / Power Stack
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Ralph W. Hull Mental Abstraction or Cards by Instinct cards shuffled once, separated with Hearts/Clubs in one pile, spectator choses cards in one pile and performer instantly removes mates from other pile behind back "Eye-Openers" 2
Theodore Annemann Amazing Memory naming missing card, stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 235
Charles T. Jordan Double Divino coincidences and mates with stacked hundred-card-deck, see also single deck version in referenceVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Charles T. Jordan Divino various coincidences with mates, see also hundred-cards-deck version in referenceRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 229
Louis Lam Sensational Card Discovery Be Deceived 10
T. Page Wright, William Larsen The L.W. Stop Mystery My Best 95
Edward Marlo A Matching Routine stay stack routine with six phasesVariations Faro Controlled Miracles 31
Edward Marlo Double Peek Matching full stack Faro Controlled Miracles 33
Roy Walton Double Discovery mates to two selections found in twenty-card packet The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 428
Roy Walton, Bob Veeser Oracull sixteen-card packet, mate found, see p. 424 for correctionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 415
Gene Finnell Mathematical Twins spectator cuts to a card and places it aside, then cuts another packet off and mate is found with Milk Build procedure and down-under deal, see also p. 508Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 483
Karl Fulves Mathematical Twins Variation mate found after klondike shuffleInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 487
Gene Finnell Coincidence Gene Finnell's Card Magic 15
Gene Finnell Klondike Shuffle discussion and properties
1. Mechanics
2. Card location after one shuffle
3. Recycling the deck
4. Klondyke properties (simulating a faro shuffle, locating center card, Penelope's principle)
5. Klondike plus Free Cut
6. The Stacked Deck
Related to Gene Finnell's Card Magic 1
Alex Elmsley Parity Failure some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is liedAlso published here The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1255
Edward Marlo, Martin A. Nash A Matching Routine Inspired byVariations Ovation 9
Alex Elmsley Parity Failure some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is liedRelated toVariationsAlso published here Curioser 38
Edward Marlo Incomplete Miracle card peeked at from incomplete faro condition, it is found (by glimpsing key in lower portion) M.I.N.T. — Volume I 14
Edward Marlo Incomplete Matching card peeked at from incomplete faro condition, mate found, further mating phase with every card matchedVariations M.I.N.T. — Volume I 15
Karl Fulves Outnumbered packet, counting procedure, two mates found, no-touchRelated to Kaleidoscope 12
Alex Elmsley Pother one deck, mathematical selection procedure from one half, Penelope Principle, all mates twenty-six apart The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 331
Edward Marlo Logical Double Thought, Plus One two cards thought of & one unknown card removed, all found, three methodsRelated to The Olram File (Issue 4) 8
Peter Duffie Problematic Offshoot one card chosen from face-up half and one from face-down half, they matchInspired by Profile (Issue 9) 3
Alex Elmsley Prediction by Proxy spectator removes any card, mate is found by penelope-procedure (pile cut off, counted, card at that position is selection), twenty-six-apart-stack The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 317
Alex Elmsley Parity Failure some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is liedAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 392
Roy Walton Ghostly Spells sixteen-card packet mated via spelling famous magicians Five Times Five — Scotland 125
Peter Duffie Cloning sixteen-card packet, two mates found New Inspirations 7
Scott Coffey Synchron-2 half deck distributed among two spectators, five-pile layout, matches occur, only half the deck stacked and usedInspired by
  • Peter Duffie effect
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 184
Bob King Another Late-Night Session performer cuts to fairly lost selection, twenty-six duplicates, incomplete faroInspired by The Breather 3 4
Harry Riser Really Shuffled Matcho three cards matched, faro and three double backersAlso published here
  • MUM, Feb. 2000
Secrets of an Escamoteur 141
Harry Riser Double Triple Match ten red-backed and ten blue-backed cards mixed together, two chosen, they match and also match a card put in the Himber wallet, repeat phase, SBS double facersAlso published here
  • MUM, Oct. & Nov. 1999
Secrets of an Escamoteur 148
Roy Walton Liar's Guide lie speller with ten-card packet to locate mateInspired by
  • "Guiding Light" (Discoverie #2)
Prolix (Issue 4) 214
Jerry K. Hartman Psi-Cycle two halves, dealt in unison face-down, spectator indicates a few pairs that are set aside, they matchInspired by
  • "Tri-Cycle" (Jim Turnpaugh, Linking Ring, Jan. 2008, p. 105)
Related to
Prolix (Issue 6) 369
Howard A. Adams Loveffect six cards torn in half, two cards chosen, they matchInspired by
  • "Dunder" (Mindspa #3)
Prolix (Issue 8) 532
Alexander de Cova, Patrick Page, Al Koran Der Stich im Dunkeln mate of free selection is stabbed by performerInspired by Seminar-Leviten 8
Karl Fulves Tweedle plot is that two players always get the same type of poker hand, demonstrated with ten-card packetRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 586
John Hostler Noeyeon Protocol - Noeyeon Prediction (Ungimmicked)
- Neo Noeyeon (Gimmicked)
card pocketed by performer, spectator deals down and stops, mate of pocketed card (ungimmicked) or odd-backed duplicate (gimmicked)
Magnum Opossum 112
Denis Behr Mating Season - Phase One - Poker-Hand Duplication
- Phase Two - Speed Mating
- Phase Three - All at Once
Inspired byRelated to Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 29
Denis Behr Getting into Power Stack from Tamariz Stack Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 39
Allan Ackerman The Mem Deck I Prefer "The Tetradistic Stack"
thirteen cards in random order, suits random but power stack property
Inspired by Card Theater 30