126 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Chaos & Order / Deck
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Unknown To teach the Company a Trick which they Learn without Difficulty, then to allow them to Succeed or to cause them to Fail at your Pleasure deck dealt in four piles and suits separated, taught to audience and they fail or succeedRelated to Modern Magic 66
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick cards coming out in order via down-under-deal, thirteen-card and 32-card version Tricks with Cards 72
Unknown The Whist Trick dealing four hands, one contains winning suit and others are either mixed or also sorted in suits Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick with a Complete Pack apparently mixed deck comes out in order via down-under deal More Magic 42
Unknown Nil homini certum est cards openly separated in suits and dealt out twice, they're separated again, performer can do it and spectator only when performer wants him to, four cards secretly palmed in or out for thatRelated toVariationsAlso published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 54
Unknown Nil homini certum est cards openly separated in suits and dealt out twice, they're separated again, performer can do it and spectator only when performer wants him to, four cards secretly palmed in or out for thatAlso published here Der moderne Kartenkünstler 90
Unknown Die künstliche Reihenfolge deck dealt out with down-under deal in new deck order as climax to card performance, for 32 or 52 cardsRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 108
Unknown Das schräg oder conisch beschnittene Spiel stripper deck, red black application, also all four suits Der moderne Kartenkünstler 128
Unknown Die Unzertrennlichen deck shown mixed and taken under a handkerchief, performer brings out all fours-of-a-kind one after the other, two methods (stacked stripper deck, deck switch) Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 83
Mr. Blak Das Ordnen der Karten deck shown mixed, down-under deal performed to sort deck in new deck orderVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 133
Wilhelm Schiele Zum Ordnen der Karten deck shown mixed, down-under deal performed to sort deck in new deck order, method to achieve set-upInspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 52
Ben-Zur Nur wahre Kunst macht frei version to do the suit separation with a full deck of thirty-two cardsInspired by Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 4
Stanley Collins Reviewing a Revue shuffled deck is separated in four piles and each put in a box, spectator choses a suit for each box and the cards of the corresponding suit are found in them Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 27
Jean Hugard To Flourish or Not to Flourish? short essay and trick, calendar presentation (months, weeks, ...) More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 30
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
Roger Barkann The Pluperfect Steal deck is shuffled face up and face down, four cards put in a box, the cards vanish and the deck is in order again, with Duolette The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 121
Warren Wiersbe Stacking the Deck poker & dealing routine to secretly get into Si Stebbins Mental Cases With Cards 22
Martin Gardner, "Chic" Schoke Easy Aces aces in the deck stay in the same order after spectator riffle shuffled the deck three times The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 249) 997
Harry Lorayne Out of this Universe some red and black sorting comes out despite real shuffles, not really OOTW effectRelated toVariations Close-up Card Magic 80
Edward Marlo Transition Poker ace stacking with new deck order climax The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 15
Peter Kane Tetradism (1) Matching the Cards with freely chosen card
(2) all four-of-a-kinds produced
A Card Session with Peter Kane 19
Gene Finnell Face-up Face-down Duplication face up/face down order of two piles match, gilbreath Epilogue (Issue 5) 37
David Gale, Richard Karp The Well-Taught Deck dealing five poker hands, the hands come out in ascending order at third deal, see also p. 550 for comment by J. G. Thompson Jr.Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 513
Brother John Hamman Chinese Miracle location of two cards and their four-of-a-kind via spelling, rest of deck sorted into four-of-a-kind groups, impromptu, see also p. 684Related toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 543
Father Cyprian Hofzinser - 70 in addition to classic effect all cards of chosen suit appear reversed and in order throughout deck, faro Epilogue (Issue 17) 159
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #8 cards openly separated into suits, then reds shuffled together and blacks, halves put together, they magically mixAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 791
David A. Wright Seduca Deck Trick faro, based on concept by Michael S. Ewer described by Charlie Miller (Genii Vol. 37 No. 11, Nov. 1973) Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 150
Edward Marlo The Melding Pot two decks are shuffled together and separate Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 45
David Grenewetzki, Brother John Hamman "TSHocker" with new deck order kickerInspired by Best of Friends 97
Meir Yedid Thirteen Less One all cards of same suit as selection turn over in order, selection is missing and comes from pocket "or what have you"Related to Best of Friends 247
David Britland Xmas Time Trip climax for time machine trick, deck ends up sealed in cellophane Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 379
Reinhard Müller, Justin Branch "Mish Mosh" gilbreath and dealing procedure to separate suits, non-faro method of a Justin Branch effectVariations Best of Friends 314
Paul Gertner "Unshuffled" faro, based on concept by Michael S. Ewer described by Charlie Miller (Genii Vol. 37 No. 11, Nov. 1973), see also Robert Wicks for credit informationRelated toVariationsAlso published here Best of Friends 343
Paul Harris Mixed-Up Perfectionist reds and blacks mix themselvesRelated toAlso published here A Close-Up Kinda Guy 64
Edward Marlo Eddie Still Shuffles Once aces in different parts, suits separated Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 69
Mike Gallo Suited Up ace cutting with New Deck Order finish The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 22) 209
James Lewis Ordered Surprise deck in new pack order with Joker reversed in place of selection, selection to impossible locationRelated toVariations Thinking About Magic 24
Steve Beam Well Shaken deck removed from the deck is in order, then shaken and cards are mixed, see also p. 294 for additional ideasRelated toAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 15) 257
Ron Frost All Wrong! NDO set-up, NDO-finale Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 1313
J. C. Doty Faces Minus One all cards get backs and then again faces except selection which stays double backed, rest in NDO Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 1363
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Super Closer aces produced, lost and spelt to, deck sorted in suits as climaxRelated to The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 23
Darwin Ortiz The Ultimate Card Shark ending in New Pack OrderInspired byVariations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 73
Ben Harris H.G. Wells card selected, Joker vanishes from face of deck, deck sorts itself to new deck order with Joker at spot where selection would be Off the Wall 96
Lennart Green The Last Duel full deck stack 1-2 Separation 10
Lennart Green The Perfect Arrangement deck order looks random, but is NDO after 1-2-Separation, thought-of-card presentation 1-2 Separation 7
Brother John Hamman The Chinese Miracle location of two cards, rest of deck sorted into four-of-a-kind groups, impromptuAlso published here The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 68
John Bannon Shake Well Before Using red black separated cards instantly mixRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 26
Alexander de Cova, James Lewis Karte in Brieftasche deck in new pack order with Joker reversed in place of selection, selection to walletInspired byVariationsAlso published here Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 13
Richard Bartram, Jr. The Ripper quarter shuffled face up into face down quarter, other half is shuffled into it and face up cards ripped outVariationsAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 36) 650
Steve Beam May I Take Your Order? deck in new pack order, one card is moved and ends up sorted again The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 726
John Morgan All Out new pack order finale Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 5) 2074
Alexander de Cova, James Lewis Ordered Card to Wallet deck in new pack order with Joker reversed in place of selection, selection to walletAlso published here Ein Profi packt aus... 99
Thomas Baxter Breathless performer cuts to the aces, then kings and suits are produced as a climax The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 46) 822
Alexander de Cova Ordered Surprise shuffled deck ends up in order, at the position of selection is the Joker reversed and signed selection is found folded and secured with cloth pin, brief explanationInspired by Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 4
Richard Bartram, Jr. The Ripper quarter shuffled face up into face down quarter, other half is shuffled into it and face up cards ripped outAlso published here Mystification 63
Richard Bartram, Jr. Fortunato quarter shuffled face up into face down quarter, other half is shuffled into it and face up cards ripped out, with selection reversed Mystification 65
Richard Bartram, Jr. Morella quarter shuffled face up into face down quarter, other half is shuffled into it and face up cards ripped out, with Aces reversed Mystification 66
Philip T. Goldstein Duploma spectator removes Ace through Five in some order, performer matches the orderInspired by Thabbatical 71
Paul Gertner Unshuffled Related to Steel and Silver 143
David Carré Total Cull shuffled deck, routine after which the deck is sorted into fours-of-a-kind or new deck order
- Phase One: The Nine/Ten Trick
- Phase Two: The First Ace Trick
- Phase Three: Four Aces Lost and Found
- Phase Four: Four Quick Ace Discoveries
- Phase Five: The Cour Cards
- Phase Six: The Separation
- Phase Seven: The Complete Assembly
- Phase Eight: The Lull before the Storm
- Phase Nine: The Grand Finale
- Variation: Another Sort
Roger's Thesaurus 135
Darwin Ortiz Time and Again Inspired by Cardshark 86
Steve Beam Well Shaken deck removed from the deck is in order, then shaken and cards are mixedRelated toAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 59
Joshua Jay This Is The Hard Part! Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 10) 2703
Paul Harris The Perfectionist - The Perfectionist (red and blacks are apparently mixed but remain separated)
- Transposed Perfectionist (reds and blacks transpose)
- Mixed-Up Perfectionist (reds and blacks mix themselves)
Also published here The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Kinda Guy) 109
Michael Skinner The Monkey's Paw memory demonstration, memorized deck, ending in new deck order Classic Sampler 37
James Swain Perfect Triumph ambitious card with joker, joker put in breast pocket, Triumph with all cards face-down, when spread face-up the deck is in new deck order with joker reversed and selection in breast pocketRelated to Miracles with Cards 41
James Swain My Opener aces produced, triumph with aces reversed at end, aces lost again, cut to and new deck order finale Miracles with Cards 112
Karl Fulves You're Getting Sleepy new deck order shown, Jokers put in pocket, a card named, deck shuffled, deck still in new deck order but named card missing, it's one of the Jokers in the pocket, then it changes back to Joker and is reversed in deck The Fine Print (Issue 3) 50
Andrew Wimhurst The Return of the Ultimate Cardshark ending in New Pack Order, difficultInspired by Down Under Deals 47
Roy Walton Company of Four pack is divided in four packets which are shown to be the suits, Gilbreath principle The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 147
Pit Hartling The Party Animal selected card turns face-up while the deck is in the case, twice, climax: half the deck turns face up.Inspired by The Book 52
Peter Duffie The Arrow Deck arrows in four directions drawn on every card, cards sorted according to arrows, suits are separated except for named four-of-a-kind Five Times Five — Scotland 44
Guy Hollingworth A "Call to the Colours" Routine ending in New Pack OrderVariations Drawing Room Deceptions 202
James Swain Tongue in Cheek deck ends up in New Pack Order except two selections 21st Century Card Magic 7
James Swain Too Many Jokers deck ends up with all four of a kinds 21st Century Card Magic 71
Allan Ackerman Finally Matched ending phase Inspired byVariations Classic Handlings 29
David Regal The Wrong Ones Produce four Aces, then deck changes color (includes variation where deck goes back to new deck order as well)
- Routine One
- Routine Two
Close-Up & Personal 37
Ellis Stanyon To Pick Out Any One or More Values No. 12, "The gathering of the Clans", quartets come together after dealing thirteen piles Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 89
Karl Fulves Among Us card in new pack order, a card is removed and after some spectator cuts replaced, no card is out of order afterwardsRelated to Lost Vampire Secrets 187
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck's Shakedown deck dealt into five piles on a handkerchief, then corners collected and cards shaken-mixed together, keeps suit separation, in effect three named cards from different suits end up in wrong suitAlso published here
  • "Shakedown Deal" (Rusduck, Linking Ring, Vol. 33 No. 11, Jan. 1954)
Off The Books (Issue 1) 3
Richard Bartram, Jr. Joker Assisted Triumph ends in new deck order, farosInspired by Card File Two 17
Harry Lorayne What A M-E-S! "Memory Estimation Sleight-of-hand"
shuffled deck, card removed (force), divined after dealing deck into four piles, one of each value in each pile, memory demonstrations, all four-of-a-kinds together, faro
Inspired by
  • "Mexican Solitaire" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem)
Related toVariations
Personal Collection 631
David Ben, Michael Weber, Michael Close, Bob Farmer Invisible Triumph rough smooth Tricks 90
Roberto Giobbi Using "Sign of Four" to Close an Act deck is sorted in new pack order after ace production Card College — Volume 5 1202
Roberto Giobbi The History of Playing Cards all values are spelt out in piles, ace through king are on top of the piles Card College — Volume 5 1253
Luis Garcia Rito de Iniciación deck is shuffled several times and ends up in new deck order La Magia Española del Siglo XX 295
William Duncan Final Triumph new deck order finale Tribute 26
Karl Fulves Final Cut deck immune to cutting, somewhat a presentation for ambitious card Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 420
John C. Wagner Final Closer aces produced, lost and spelt to, deck sorted in suits as climax, reworked handling
- Extra Thoughts & Substitutions
- No Cop/No Switch Method by Syd Segal
Inspired by Full Metal Jacket 7
Karl Fulves Contract Player deck first sorted in colors, then suits, by magician Combo II 76
Shoot Ogawa Perfect Order using triumph with faro shuffles to retain stack Penumbra (Issue 10) 5
Harry Riser Stay, Stay-Stack, Stack deck is mated in two stagesAlso published here
  • MUM, Nov. 2004
Secrets of an Escamoteur 157
Bruce Cervon Faro Fooler from NDO to NDO with two faros, double index cards Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 32
Joe Rindfleisch Heart's Delight all hearts appear face up with selection in betweenInspired by Best of Friends - Volume III 474
Denis Behr A Gambling Demonstration aces produced, named royal flush dealt, new pack order, stackedVariations Handcrafted Card Magic 62
Nick Trost Four Grand Slams despite riffle shuffle by spectator, the four suits are separated Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 21
Nick Trost, Reinhard Müller Do As I Do Suit Separation Gilbreath Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 25
Tyler Wilson Happy Ending writing appears on edges, first PERFECT then name of selection, credit information Reinventing the Real 172
Christoph Borer Shuffle Transpo two decks, one shuffled face up in face down one not, then the conditions "shuffled" and "not shuffled" transpose Prevedere 34
Al Schneider Marked Deck with a stripper deckInspired by Al Schneider Magic 511
Helder Guimarães Triumphant new pack order finale despite seeing deck mixed Ontology Project 14
Darwin Ortiz 52 Pick-up triumph ending in new pack order, eight faro shufflesInspired byRelated to Lessons in Card Mastery 109
Darwin Ortiz Sweating Bullets cutting the aces, then aces controlled (faros), then new pack orderInspired by Lessons in Card Mastery 207
Allan Ackerman Bonus Cull card named, two shuffles performed, named card on top and rest of deck now in four-of-a-kinds The Cardjurer 19
Paul Gertner Unshuffled Also published here The F.F.F.F. Book 105
Christian Scherer Die Poesie der Magie shuffled deck separates in four suits, with three glasses and a handkerchief Schlaglichter 316
Michael Lam 草泥马机率 (WTF Possibility) Tantalizer with deck in new deck order as finaleInspired by 实战魔术 Real Magic 21
Denis Behr Stay Stack Finale deck mates itself without a move Quarterly (Issue 3 (Summer 2015)) 37
Harry Lorayne Non-Faro M-E-S four-of-a-kinds-finale without farosInspired by JawDroppers! 78
Helder Guimarães The Solo Act 1. Triumph
2. Anti-Oil and Water
3. Kings Production
Finale - Cards to New Deck Order
The Veriloquent 35
Steve Beam Proximity and Time Deck is repeatedly shuffled and then cut in two by a spectator. Despite the mixing, the cards twice rearrange themselves into the same order as those in the other packet. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 21
Harry Lorayne Rest Of The M-E-S! original ending of routine, all four-of-a-kinds together, farosRelated to JawDroppers! 72
Pepe Lirrojo Asamblea Total aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro, deck is arranged by quartets as climaxInspired by Panpharos 30
Pepe Lirrojo P.A.D.O.I. two deck routine, open prediction, two cards spelled two, deck in order and selection vanishes Panpharos 41
Jack Carpenter, Steve Ehlers The Legend of Silas Greene two poker hands dealt, three of a kind and Kings, former hand changes to Aces, then perfect bridge deal, rhyming patterInspired by The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 75
Ryan Plunkett Shuffleupagus deck shuffled by two spectators, then shown to be almost separated into red and blacks, now in new deck orderInspired by
  • "The One Handed Faro Miracle" (Roger Smith, Necromancer, Vol. 1, No. 6, 1971)
A New Angle 40
Ryan Plunkett Shuffleupagus Redux deck is shuffled and shown to be mixed, shuffled again, placed in box. When taken out, deck is in new deck order (in the hands routine, no table required)Inspired by A New Angle 49
Bob Farmer Messcalero Redux deck shuffled, dealt into eight piles randomly, Triumph done, new deck order finale, octal sorting The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 1
Bob Farmer Messcal deck shuffled, dealt into eight piles randomly, Triumph, new deck order finale, octal sortingVariations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 4
Bob Farmer Messcal Lite Triumph with new deck order finaleInspired byVariations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #6) 1
Bob Farmer Messcal Lite with a Better Lie Triumph with new deck order finaleInspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #7) 1
Bob Farmer Tarodiction Tantalizer shuffled deck ends up in new deck order after some face-down dealing during a card locationRelated to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #8) 1
Denis Behr Extended Gambling Demonstration multi-phase routine, named four-of-a-kind is riffle-culled, then riffle-stacked, then a bridge deal into new deck orderInspired by Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 19
Jason Ladanye Liar Liar card chosen, performer claims that deck is put in new deck order so he can see the missing card, but it is not shown the first few times, then it is shown after all, faros Game Changer 147
Allan Ackerman, Jason England The Extended Merlin spectator shuffles deck, sorted into suits, suits shown mixed, they are suddenly ordered, alternate top bottom dealsInspired by Card Theater 94
Helder Guimarães Synchronicity "An Act of Pure Luck"
- First and Second Phase: spectator and performer each select a card from half the deck and find each other's cards, spectator via Tantalizer
- Third Phase: cards at chosen position in both halves match, then whole deck is mated
Inspired by Secret Language — Volume 1 432