45 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Number Effects / Two Cards change position
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Transposition Extraordinary
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 292
Unknown The Double Leaper
1940 Expert Card Technique 317
Walter B. Gibson Perplexity two cards in twenty card packet at unknown positions change place (more or less)
Related to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 553
Edward Marlo Number Transpo card at chosen position changes to different chosen position
1942 Deck Deception 13
Walter B. Gibson Switcheroo No. 54
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 96
Dai Vernon Novel Card Transposition card on table with card at chosen number in deck
1962 Early Vernon 47
Paul Swinford Positions Across two halves from different decks
1968 Faro Fantasy 14
Paul Swinford Switcharound
1968 Faro Fantasy 23
Paul Swinford Transmigration
1968 Faro Fantasy 13
Karl Fulves Three Way Transposition note
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 15
Roy Walton The Karl Le Fong Trick two cards noted by throwing three dice, cards change places
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1969 The Devil's Playthings 16
Karl Fulves The Fourth-Order Deck discussing transpositions of two cards within the deck
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 12
Karl Fulves Other Forms Of The Transposition transpositions of three or more cards within the deck with some examples (2n cards in a deck), Examples 7-10
Related to 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Faro Techniques) 12
Karl Fulves Unit Transpo two five-card packets with different backs are put together after a selection is made from each, three faros, selections are in odd-backed piles now
Related to 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 58
Edward Marlo "X" the Unknown selection's position noted by spectator, second selection appears at this position
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 125
Gene Finnell Transmigration two cards and their positions thought of in two sixteen-card packets, Klondike shuffles and "can you see your card here?", finally the cards end up in each other's position
Related to 1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 15
Karl Fulves Thot Dice two cards change position, selected with dice
Related to 1973 Notes From Underground 1
Edward Marlo, Jean Hugard Simplex Card Transposition cards at different positions transpose
Inspired by 1976 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 106
Murray Bonfeld Shuffled Interchange two spade cards are named, their position in the deck is transposed with faros
1977 Faro Concepts 34
Larry Jennings Number Transposition
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 37
Ken Krenzel The Impromptu Zig Zag two isolated packets
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 105
Herb Zarrow Zigs & Zags based on George Kaplan's "Zig-Zag" (Hugard's Magic Monthly)
May 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 53
Jon Racherbaumer Zippy Zig-zag
Jan. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 147
Karl Fulves Work Notes
  • Not considered here (mathematical transpositions)
  • Also Not Considered (topological transpositions)
  • Other Areas
Related to 1978 Transpo Trix 79
Roy Walton Der Karl Le Fong Trick two cards noted by throwing three dice, cards change places
Also published here Dec. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3&4) 144
Edward Marlo Zig-Zag two methods
1982 Best of Friends 166
Unknown The Interchanging Cards
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 24
Larry Jennings L.J. Ten Card Problem Variation
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 81
Paul Swinford Transmigration sixteen cards sorted with sorting rod, two people remember one of the cards, their positions transpose after a few sortings, Binarial Transposition
1986 The Cyberdeck 21
Paul Swinford Identity Crises two cards selected and put reversed in deck, deck sorted with sorting rod, selections occupy each other's position, "reflected symmetry", with variation
1986 The Cyberdeck 26
Gary Plants Quick Transpo breather crimp
Inspired by 1993 Card File 178
Doug Edwards Fake-Take Count
Apr. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 4) 2201
Karl Fulves Cheap Trick "Two Tricks with Dice" No. 1
red and black packet, two cards chosen with dice throws and packets combined, the chosen cards transpose
Related to 1993 Rigmarole (Issue 2) 15
Alex Elmsley Double Control transposing top card with selection at certain position with faro shuffles
Related to 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 312
Jerry Sadowitz Two Cards at Play top card transposes with card at chosen position
1997/98 Thanks To Zarrow 8
Karl Fulves Transposed Thoughts No. 65, packet sorted in blacks and reds by spectator, two spectators remember bottom card of their pile, all assembled, performer transposes the two cards at their positions behind his back
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 98
Tony Bartolotta Number Affinity No. 81, two cards at their positions change
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 121
Karl Fulves The Lost Die No. 54, two cards change position in small packet, selected with a visible and a drawn die
Related to 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 123
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Separated at Birth
2004 Diamonds from Coal 76
Jack Avis Thought Card Transposition spectator remembers card and its number, performer also in different section, the cards are counted to and they transpose
2006 Rara Avis 128
Edward Marlo, David Solomon What's Your Number? selection at specific number in face-up half of deck transposes with card at number in face-down half, half pass
Inspired by
  • "Solutions to a Problem" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #8)
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 145
Karl Fulves Altered Mates 203rd/cut deeper force application with counting, two cards at two positions transpose
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 271
Karl Fulves Crossfire spectator names card from half the deck and a number, performer as well from other half, when counted to, the other cards shows up at the numbers
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 513
Roy Walton The Plot Thins two groups counted, cards at that position remembered, then each card is at the other's position
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 564
Jim Steinmeyer, Walter B. Gibson Two-Way Switch two cards remembered with their positions in twenty-card packet, they eventually are found at opposite positions
Inspired by 2020 Curious Impuzzibilities 4