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Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number force
Related toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 313
Mel Stover Dice Stack Addenda climax for dice stacking routine, load of multiple dice and jumbo die
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 9
Theodore DeLand DeLand's Paradox Geometrical Vanish of a playing card
Variations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 123
Mel Stover Stover's Variations Geometrical Vanish / transformation of objects, face becomes beer mug or red pencil becomes blue pencil
Inspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 125
Joseph Diez Gergonne From Gergonne to Gargantua Chapter intro, describes Gergonne's Pile Problem, which is basically the 21 card trick using twenty seven cards
Related toVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 33
Mel Stover Relation to Ternary System 21 card trick with twenty seven cards, mathematical relation to ternary counting system
Related toVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 39
Mel Stover Gargantua's Ten-pile Problem 21 card trick but done with TEN BILLION PLAYING CARDS
Inspired byRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 40
Mel Stover Stover's Prediction Four by four square drawn on calendar, four circles drawn (draw circle and cross out row and column each time), magician divines the sum
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 49
Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force
Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 162
Mel Stover The Immovable Object ice in glass is moved to other glasses several times, while performer's back is turned, he then eliminates all empty glasses
Related toAlso published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 172
Bob Still And Then There Were None small-packet Brainwave posed as a problem, face-up three card monte
Inspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 69
Mel Stover Face-Up Monte credit information
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 97
George McLean, George Blake, Mel Stover Etcetera
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 292
Karl Fulves The Compleat Gamester proposition bets
  • Birthday Bet (see p. 292 for Mel Stover comment)
  • Red And Black (Martin Gardner)
  • License Plate Poker
  • Ace-Deuce-Jack Variations
  • Black And White
  • Coin Swindles
  • 3-Card Poker
  • Odds On Favorite (Omega Bet, card pushed in reversed and pairs dealt off)
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 272
Edward Marlo, S. W. Erdnase Marnase False Cut also as slip cut
Related toVariationsAlso published here Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 32
Mel Stover Bill Fold
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 416
Mel Stover Winnipeg False Cut one simple cut
Related toVariations Million Dollar Card Secrets 93
Mel Stover Chess Bet see also p. 782 for additional information
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 3) 701
Stephen Minch Fortunes of a Wise Fool based on an idea by Ed Mellon, matrix force
Related toVariations The Book of Thoth 41
Martin Gardner Hyper Card posed as problem with illustration
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1042
Karl Fulves, Kim Iles, Mel Stover, Howard Lyons Hyper Card various ideas with the Hypercard
Related toVariations The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1067
Karl Fulves Notes hypercard constructed from double facer with attached back piece
  • Elastrik
  • Oddments
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1173
Karl Fulves Hypercard on the idea of combining Hypercard with Moebius strip
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 28) 108
Mel Stover The Immovable Object ice in glass is moved to other glasses several times, while performer's back is turned, he then eliminates all empty glasses
Also published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 62
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square
Inspired byRelated toVariations The Violet Book of Mentalism 8
Tom Craven, Mel Stover, Raymond Hafler, H. R. Benfer, Roysce Smith, Gerald Byrne, C. R. Tracy, John Cornelius, Paul Swinford Letters
Interlocutor (Issue 46) 182
Mel Stover, Howard Lyons, Karl Fulves The Fifth Dimension No. 80, hyper card routine
Related to Self-Working Table Magic 100
Mel Stover, Neil See The One, Two, Three Winnipeg Cut
Inspired by The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 35
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square
Inspired byRelated to shuffled lecture 4
Stephen Tucker Ringo-Bingo Stover's Days of Force with bingo cards
Inspired byVariations Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 19
Thomas Alan Waters Matrix Number Force with cards
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 223
Thomas Alan Waters Quintasense some tarot cards are selected via the matrix force, reading, written on paper matches the selected cards
Inspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 279
Philip T. Goldstein Rethink Stover's Days of Force with bingo cards
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24) 468
Thomas Alan Waters Threesum triple prediction on selected playing cards, with Bingo chart (Stover's "irrisistible Force")
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 557
Mel Stover Non-Transitivity with a Magic Slant
Epoptica (Issue 6) 391
Mel Stover Calender Force
Psychomancy 52
Philip T. Goldstein Force Majeur matrix force for any number, approach to Mel Stover's "Irresistible Force"
Inspired by Doth 9
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Illusory Reflex by Mel Stover Epoptica (Issue 11) 534
Bob Hummer, Stewart James, Mel Stover, Karl Fulves Immovable Object No. 78, six numbered glasses, coin moved from glass to glass
Self-Working Coin Magic 107
Tom Craven Armchair Golfer Mel Stover's Vanishing Pencil (version of the Magic Egg Puzzle), pencil on paper changes places with pencil on initialed paper
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 44) 787
Mel Stover Now Hear This verbal puzzles
Rigmarole (Issue 1) 3
Mel Stover A Casbah Cavort spelling location with small packet and story presentation
Rigmarole (Issue 1) 3
Karl Fulves Introduction on alternative medicine, superstition, ufos, David Blaine, David Copperfield, Mel Stover's passing, Morey Bernstein's passing
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 10) 294
Mel Stover Stover's Game No. 90, eight cards in circle, glass moved around and cards are eliminated, final card predicted
Related to New Self-Working Card Tricks 135
Mel Stover left to right reading principle
Tricks 69
Wesley James The Tabled Winnipeg Cut
Inspired by Enchantments 294
Robert E. Neale The Card Presenting the Hyper Card
Inspired byRelated to This Is Not a Book 229
Mel Stover Calendar Prediction Mel Stover's "Days of Force" with calendar
Related to Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 20) 312
Doug Canning Tile Force Variation on the matrix force. Number force with grid
Inspired byVariations
  • Mathematical Recreations by Maurice Kraitchik, 1942.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 116