first  a few apologies \n \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

First  a Few Apologies



the problem of card 13 \n spectator selects twelve cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a card previously removed, see also hofzinser's first problem "choice of color" (magic christian: "non plus ultra  hofzinsers kartenkünste band 2" p. 317) \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

The Problem Of Card 13

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block turnover packet switch \n \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Block Turnover Packet Switch

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a swindle of sorts \n see also bruce bernstein's "eat at joe's" \n paul curry \n pensées \n jon racherbaumer \n suitdesuit \n jerry k. hartman \n mix 'n' match \n dave campbell \n a swindle of suits \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n countdown simulator \n steve beam \n taste of curry \n howard hamburg \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

A Swindle Of Sorts

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swindle switch \n \n paul curry \n swindle switch variation \n dave campbell \n the swindle shuffle \n woody aragon
1974
Paul Curry

Swindle Switch

Variations 
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mission incredible \n spectator shuffles thirteen cards of one suit and arrange them in order without looking, double facer and duplicates \n paul curry \n mission accomplished \n joe riding \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Mission Incredible

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houdini's legacy \n circle is drawn on a card, deck cut somewhere, the name of the cut to card is now written in the circle \n paul curry \n weird image \n peter duffie \n the near perfect circle \n christian engblom
1974
Paul Curry

Houdini's Legacy

Variations 
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missing link \n two rope rings link \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Missing Link

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iou \n quarter is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a nickel. under the nickel is a little circle of paper "iou 20ct" \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

IOU

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cider! \n with extra card (double jonah) \n paul curry \n decideal \n thomas alan waters \n strong cider \n jon racherbaumer \n edward marlo \n sweeter cider \n lewis jones \n cider! \n paul curry \n 11as10 dodge \n unknown \n cider! \n paul curry \n nick the greek poker deal \n charles nyquist \n sweeter cider \n lewis jones \n strong cider \n jon racherbaumer \n edward marlo \n double power poker \n nick trost
1974
Paul Curry

Cider!

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kissing cards \n king and queen of same suit travel to the center of the deck \n paul curry \n kissing cards \n paul curry \n kissing cousins twice removed \n david solomon
1974
Paul Curry

Kissing Cards

VariationsAlso published here 
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the push under \n spread culling the bottom card of the deck, "reverse cull" \n unknown
1974
Unknown

The Push Under

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the drawback double lift \n \n paul curry \n one finger double \n karl fulves \n one finger double lift \n karl fulves \n the day double lift \n walter "sonny" day
1974
Paul Curry

The Drawback Double Lift

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break transfer from bottom to top \n break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Break Transfer from Bottom to Top

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the time change \n color change with the drawback double lift \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

The Time Change

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the drawback vanish \n with the aid of the drawback double lift \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

The Drawback Vanish

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turnabout \n arrows on squares turn so they always end up pointing in the same direction \n paul curry \n discus \n l. vosburgh lyons \n compassion \n hans e. trixer
1974
Paul Curry

Turnabout

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the twist turnover \n secretly gives a quarter turn in the act of turning over \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

The Twist Turnover

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don't lie to me \n two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the lies \n paul curry \n don't lie to me \n paul curry \n don't lie to me (computer) \n paul curry \n don't lie to me (computer) \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Don't Lie To Me

Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 
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spread shuffle \n \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Spread Shuffle

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the red and the black \n spectator arrange the deck, cards are in red/black pairs except the aces. \n paul curry \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves \n the paranormalist \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n the power of love \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
1974
Paul Curry

The Red And The Black

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turn of the century \n \n paul curry \n the perfect card location \n henry christ \n the perfect miracle \n paul curry \n doubleback cornershort location \n unknown \n marlo on the christ force \n edward marlo \n henry christ \n sagittarius \n david britland \n betwixt and between \n peter duffie \n turn of the century \n paul curry \n an old (sheared) black ram<sup>2</sup> \n michael weber \n paul curry \n 6 covers 6 \n ryan schlutz
1974
Paul Curry

Turn of the Century

Related toVariationsAlso published here 
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think of twentyfive \n mindreading presentation, magician matches the put down cards with the mates. \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Think Of TwentyFive

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more power to the thought \n one deck \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

More Power To The Thought

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the missing thought \n spectator sits on a card, looks at all the other cards, magician checks all the cards he receives on a pad, except the chosen one \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

The Missing Thought

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alias sherlock holmes \n center tear presentation, revealing the word by analyzing the burnt paper \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Alias Sherlock Holmes

75


teleport \n two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, twentyfour duplicates \n paul curry \n "telepathy" (jean hugard, sphinx, june 1935, p. 101) \n teleport \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Teleport

Related to "Telepathy" (Jean Hugard, Sphinx, June 1935, p. 101)
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fake casing \n half the deck apparently placed in case \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Fake Casing

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a penny for your thoughts \n after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named \n paul curry \n match miracle \n jack yates \n mathematical 3card monte \n karl fulves \n ein pfennig für ihre gedanken \n bob driebeek \n a penny for your thoughts \n paul curry \n die ballydesmond polka \n alexander de cova \n paul curry \n tell monte (rescripted) \n john hostler
1974
Paul Curry

A Penny For Your Thoughts

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 
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the tap pass \n tapping one half on the other as a cover, also as packet switch (see p. 99) \n paul curry \n the dummy pass \n james swain
1974
Paul Curry

The Tap Pass

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the world revisted \n some credit information and the classic routine \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

The World Revisted

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best of possible worlds \n \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Best Of Possible Worlds

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a show of hands \n cutting the high card with the spectator, the magician has the influence when he wins and loses \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

A Show Of Hands

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mindmaster \n spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they are mixed or have the same color \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Mindmaster

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odds and evens \n spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they have an odd or even total \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

Odds And Evens

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...and that's it! \n \n paul curry
1974
Paul Curry

...and That's It!

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