45 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Sympathetic Effects / Miscellaneous
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Victor Farelli Pencil and Pack Selected card appears next to magician's card in the pack in sympathy (uses pencil to choose card)
1936 "Lend Me Your Pack" 26
Unknown Coincidence two cards turned over, in second deck same two cards are found turned over
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 171
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Numbers coincidences with number ten, Tens show up, cut off packet are ten cards, ..., stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 278
Martin Gardner Sympathetic Decks unknown card sandwiched in red-backed deck with red Aces, red Aces also placed together reversed in blue deck, duplicate appears between Aces in blue deck
1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 19
Tom Sellers Blue Sympathy named card reverses itself in second deck
1943 Magical Mixture 5
James Steranko Voodoo Card "An Experiment into the Unknown"
card named and removed and turned over, mate turns over in deck, they transpose, Triumph phase
Variations 1960 Steranko on Cards 58
Karl Fulves Epilogue card turned over in one deck turns over in other deck, selection written on card in one deck appears on same card in other deck
Related to
  • p. 109 for reference
July 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 107
J. W. Sarles Strange Sympathy hearts from one pack tacked to easel, hearts from other pack removed, chosen card turns over on easel, then one of the tacked cards changes to spades, see p. 206 for idea by Larry Jennings
June 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 188
Jerry K. Hartman PersuACEive Three Aces lost in deck face down, Ace of Spades left face up in the middle. The other three Aces appear face up near to Ace of Spades
1973 Means & Ends 18
Karl Fulves Split Second two cards from two decks (same face, different backs) change place through table
Variations Dec. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 690
Karl Fulves Matching Miracle with red and black ace to four, as a climax black cards transform into red cards, first face exactly as "Napoleon"
Related to 1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 37
Des Colgan Miracle Matchstick Missile card is selected and the cards put back in case, match is fired on the box, chosen card has a hole burnt through it
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 195
Karl Fulves Generation jokers duplicate cards put between them, posed as a problem
Related to 1976 Interlocutor (Issue 14) 54
Murray Bonfeld Sympathetic Perception five (mental) selections, deck shuffled and dealt into three piles, all selections end up in one pile
1977 Faro Concepts 32
Bob Ostin Demonology signed card ends up with a burnt corner, name of card appears in a flash on tissue paper
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Paul Taylor, Tom Prete Heatwave burn mark appears on card
1982 All the World's a Stage 27
Ali Bongo Voodoo Card deck in bag, selected card is pierced with pencil and burnt with a candle, same card in other deck has same stigmata
Also published here 1983 1983 3
David Britland Voo-Duo "Two cards linked by uncanny forces"
card in one half is touched and turned over, mate turns over in other half
1985 Equinox 28
David Britland Daedalus animation of perpendicular card, sympathy presentation, devano
1986 Angel Card Rise Plus 20
Bob Ostin Twisting Twins card turned over, mate in deck turns over in sympathy
1986 Angel Card Rise Plus 20
David Regal Simple Sympathy about twelve cards from two decks are same in the end
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 248
Karl Fulves Dial A Card four cards, spectator choses one that is turned over, packet placed aside, another four-card packet taken, the very same card is turned over in this one and the reversed card in spectator's packet has changed into another one
1987 Secret Session — Part Two 43
Toshiyuki Serizawa Burnt Out signed card in deck, lighter held underneath deck, selection has burn marks
1988 New Magic Of Japan 92
Karl Fulves Side by Side selection turns over in similar place in another deck
1988 The Cervon File 167
Karl Fulves Hand Out two hands arrange in same order, beginning of "Handicraft" section
1989 And a Packet of Cards 54
Jay Sankey Where's There Smoke signed selection becomes scorched on the face, two methods
1990 100% Sankey 75
Ali Bongo Voodoo-Karten deck in bag, selected card is pierced with pencil and burnt with a candle, same card in other deck has same stigmata
Also published here 1991 Ali Bongo 31
Jörg Alexander Weber Brandzeichen card chosen and returned to deck, first letter of spectator's name written on paper and burned, letter burned into selection
Inspired byVariations 1991 Hardcore 48
Tony Binarelli Voodoo X on selection appears on duplicate in second deck, also circle on face, involved voodoo doll and movement under handkerchief, glorpy
1993 Card File 157
Jörg Alexander Weber Brandzeichen II card chosen and returned to deck, first letter of spectator's name written on paper and burned, letter burned into selection and letter appears on arm when ashes rubbed on arm
Inspired by 1996 7 Close-Up 13
Guy Hollingworth, James Steranko The Voodoo Card selection in deck behaves like isolated card that is torn and torched
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 303
Nick Trost Believe It or Not! mixed cards become ordered and ordered cards become mixed (improved method from original, published in The Linking Ring, February 1955)
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 150
Peter Duffie, Gene Maze Double-Stuck Prediction of two selections in the form of jumbo cards (weird twisting revelation), found to be stapled together, and the actual selections are also stapled together
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 99
Simon Lovell Flashburn 2! card lost, coin wrapped in flash paper and put on deck and burned, paper circle under coin has name of selection, selection is torched
Inspired by
  • "Meltdown" (Harry Baron & Simon Lovell)
1997 Simon Says! 151
Pit Hartling Chameleon joker changes into three selected cards and back, double faced divided gaff
1998 The Book 79
David Acer Symmetry wings of angels on back of Bicycle card are blackened with mirror held in center of card, on other side the blackening duplicates
Inspired by
  • "Twilight Angels" (Paul Harris)
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 43
Guy Hollingworth Voodoo Card selection in deck behaves like isolated card that is torn and torched
Also published here 1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 14
Eugene Burger The Burned Card burned in pentagram appears in selected card
Variations 2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 39
Karl Fulves Matrix With Words "Problems"
matrix force with words, composing something like a card or a condition "red kings are reversed", posed as a problem
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 107
Jay Sankey Voodoo Card signed and lost in deck, a white index card is folded in quarters and selected card is found folded in the deck. Then corner of selected card is burnt, and index card is found to be burnt in the corner too
2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Amazing Tricks) 25
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Producers pairs of cards pushed through deck and a composite (suit-value) card emerges
Inspired by
  • "Autoplunger 5" (Gavin Ross, Auto-Plunger, 1994)
Variations
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 12
Jay Sankey Voodoo file card represents selection, it is folded and selection is then found folded in deck, selection's corner is burned and corner of file card found burnt as well
2004 Sankey Unleashed 80
Joshua Jay, Michael Powers, Joel Givens Twist on Simon twisting with four Queens, then three spectators get a packet with a Queen each and it turns over in their hands, optional back color change
Inspired by 2006 Power Plays 67
Guy Hollingworth The Voodoo Card selection in deck behaves like isolated card that is torn and torched
Also published here 2015 Renovations 50
Paul Vigil Sympathy (for the Devil) Cards "or Cartas con Simpatia Diabolica"
two packets end up in the same order, despite mixing procedures, one packet mixed again and its order typed into phone, performer's phone rings
  • Part 1: My Condolences
  • Part 2: Can You Hear Me Now?
Inspired by 2017 The Doors of Deception 227