introduction \n \n martin joyal
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Martin Joyal

Introduction

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differences between a stack, a system and a memorized stack \n \n martin joyal
1997
Martin Joyal

Differences Between a Stack, a System and a Memorized Stack

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an overview of complete deck stacks \n  new deck stacks
 ordered values stacks
 ordered suit stacks
 grouped value stacks
 grouped suit stacks
 pair stacks
 divided stacks
 the redblack divided stack
 the mixed suit divided stack
 the highlow divided stack
 the curlnocurl divided stack
 the oddeven divided stack
 the oddeven divided stack with mixed colors
 the oddeven divided stack with mixed suits
 the oneeyed and twoeyed divided stack
 redblack stacks
 pointer stacks
 reflected stacks
 matched setups
 onetwofoureight stacks
 forcing stacks
 cardforcing stacks
 numberforcing stacks
 wordforcing stacks
 stacks used for revelations
 counting and spelling stacks
 storytelling stacks
 gambling demonstration stacks
 solitaire stacks
 other stacks
 summary \n martin joyal
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An Overview of Complete Deck Stacks

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an overview of card systems \n  system categories
 sequential system characteristics
 ordered system characteristics
 overview of systems
 the new deck system
 the grouped value system
 the si stebbins system
 the eight kings system
 the stanyon system
 the joseph system
 the esscee prearranged pack
 the harding system
 jack's pack
 the cornelius system
 the osterlind system
 the boudreau systems
 the no memory card stack
 the lusthaus system
 the memorydeck
 the reymond system
 the wild system
 richard's stack \n martin joyal
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An Overview of Card Systems

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an overview of memorized stacks \n  memorized stack characteristics
 overview of memorized stacks
 the nikola stack
 the ireland stack
 the mccaffrey stack
 the steele stack
 the marlo stack
 the skinner stacks
 the aronson stack
 the aldrich stach
 the rix stack
 summary \n martin joyal
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Martin Joyal

An Overview of Memorized Stacks

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looking at the stack \n on memorizing decks
 replacing mnemonics with rules
 the difference between a system and a memorized deck
 memorization methods
 popular memorized stacks
 an easy stack to memorize
 learning with mnemonics
 learning using rules
 order of suits
 card numbering
 learning steps: twelve hours to miracles
 practical exercises
 the rule of rules: master and do not forget
 a last piece of advice \n martin joyal
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Martin Joyal

Looking at the Stack

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memorizing the stack in chased order \n \n martin joyal
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Martin Joyal

Memorizing the Stack in CHaSeD Order

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memorizing the stack in shocked order \n \n martin joyal
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Martin Joyal

Memorizing the Stack in SHoCkeD Order

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customizing the stack \n  the first card
 the order of court cards
 using key cards
 further modifications \n martin joyal
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Martin Joyal

Customizing the Stack

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mesmerizing with the stack \n  deception, more deception and nothing but deception
 magic deception!
 surprising deception!
 emotional deception!
 wellchosen deception! \n martin joyal
1997
Martin Joyal

Mesmerizing with the Stack

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the lazy mentalist returns \n divination of bunch of cards, deck shuffled by three spectators \n martin joyal \n psistebbins \n larry becker \n mind scam \n burton s. sperber \n larry becker's "club kicker" in "stunners!"
1997
Martin Joyal

The Lazy Mentalist Returns

Inspired byRelated to

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the poupart trick \n deck shuffled by three spectators, pile of card is divined \n martin joyal
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Martin Joyal

The Poupart Trick

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patton pending \n number of cut off packet used to remember card at position \n martin joyal \n temple c. patton's "twentieth century mind reading" in "card tricks anyone can do" 1968. \n pattonology \n martin joyal
1997
Martin Joyal

Patton Pending

Inspired by Temple C. Patton's "Twentieth Century Mind Reading" in "Card Tricks Anyone Can Do" 1968.
Related to

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overhand false shuffle \n in two sets, first set done face up before performing the trick \n unknown
1997
Unknown

Overhand False Shuffle

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pattonology \n finding card by spelling answers to questions \n martin joyal \n patton pending \n martin joyal
1997
Martin Joyal

Pattonology

Related to

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the humming speller \n selection is divined and spelled to \n martin joyal \n chapter i  trailing the dovetail shuffle to its lair \n charles t. jordan \n hohum humdinger \n jon racherbaumer
1997
Martin Joyal

The Humming Speller

Inspired by

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your lucky day! \n single card prediction, bingo presentation, spectator stops twice, number used to count in other packet \n martin joyal \n the rendezvous force \n dai vernon \n alex elmsley
1997
Martin Joyal

Your Lucky Day!

Inspired by

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scratch it \n dealing cards until stopped, value of bottom card used to count again, one card predicted \n martin joyal \n why am i here? \n dai vernon \n strike three and out! \n bob longe
1997
Martin Joyal

Scratch It

Inspired by

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red, white, and blue \n with three decks, one deck with number cards \n martin joyal
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Martin Joyal

Red, White, and Blue

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switching decks \n apparently red and blue deck (= red deck with blue cover card), cover dragged over to other deck \n robert parrish \n cover card deck switch \n robert parrish
1997
Robert Parrish

Switching Decks

Also published here

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appendix a: the making of the stack \n  the goal
 three simple series
 the prime numbers
 the order of suits
 the grid
the middle and the end
 the tens take fives
 aces by the dozen
 the lucky sevens and the nines
 a few spot cards
 changing the order of the suits
 the court cards
 the last fourteen cards
 the result \n martin joyal
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Appendix A: The Making of the Stack

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appendix b: the shufflemeter \n  a new deck
 is your deck shuffled?
 a wellshuffled deck
 the shufflemeter
 the spreads
 the permutations
 the distributions
 the groups
 the breaks
 the shuffle index
 sequence comparison \n martin joyal
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Appendix B: The ShuffleMeter

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bibliography \n \n martin joyal
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Bibliography

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