27 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gags & Curiousities / Verbal Magic
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up)
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
Ernest W. Brady The Shiekh's Bequest mathematical problem, camels divided to sons, illustrated with cards
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 382) 357
Karl Fulves Hex Squared 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, see also p. 512 and also p. 550 for ideas by "Eddie" Cowles and Karl Fulves
Related toVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 466
Unknown The Lazy Magician No. 4, favorite of Blackstone, card and its position thought-of in ten-card packet, down-under-deal after some procedure
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 8
Karl Fulves Hex Squared 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card
Also published here 1980 Curioser 44
Sam Schwartz Forced March 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card
Inspired by 1980 Curioser 54
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves The Square Ring 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions
Inspired byAlso published here 1980 Curioser 55
Peter Duffie Magician three spectators simultaneously select a card from packet from three to eight cards, spelling and down-under to locate it
Inspired by 1993 Card Selection 4
Unknown Tale of the Tape No. 44, tape recorder gives instructions from cassette to which a card is lost and found
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 86
Marty Kane The Hallmark multiple spectators locate their own card in a packet, spelling to determine amount of cards for each spectator
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 183
Jim Steinmeyer, George Sands The Five Card Mix forcing a card from five, see also George Sands "Prime Time"
Variations 2002 Impuzzibilities 21
Jim Steinmeyer Teleportation in spectator's hands
2002 Impuzzibilities 27
Jim Steinmeyer The King's Coronation spelling thing with Kings packet, Clubs is forced, no-touch
Related toVariations 2006 Further Impuzzibilities 1
Ken De Courcy Well And Truly Shuffled cards added via bottom-and-lid-style card case, applied to an Ace production in which three spectators follow along with a packet and end up with an Ace reversed each
  • KF Notes
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 106
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
Tomas Blomberg Time After Time three spectators mix a selection in a third of the deck each, it ends up on top eventually
  • Part 1: The Multiple Selection and Control
  • Part 2: The Irrefutable Mix-Up
  • Part 3: The Impossible Revelation
Inspired by
  • "The Third Time's The Charm" (Jack Parker, Genii, June 2007)
Also published here
Apr. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 4) 21
Jim Steinmeyer The Password Fallacy nine card spelling trick using thought-of word to locate card
2010 Subsequent Impuzzibilities 6
Howard A. Adams Loveffect six cards torn in half, two cards chosen, they match
Inspired by
  • "Dunder" (Mindspa #3)
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 532
Jim Steinmeyer A Universal Password twelve card spelling trick using thought-of word to locate card
2010 Subsequent Impuzzibilities 8
Woody Aragon Before You Read Any Further...How To Find Your Other Half! spectator progressively discards small pack of torn cards, left with matching halves. also known as 'Love Ritual'.
2011 A Book in English 25
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Chicagoism packet, spelling, also over phone
Inspired by
  • "Jasonism" (Eddie Joseph, Sphinx Sept. 1946)
2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 5
Jim Steinmeyer The Whammy ace assembly over phone
2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 12
Tomas Blomberg Time After Time three spectators mix a selection in a third of the deck each, it ends up on top eventually
Inspired by
  • "The Third Time's The Charm" (Jack Parker, Genii, June 2007)
Also published here
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 283
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Invoking Margery
Inspired by 2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 22
Jim Steinmeyer The Irresistible Force from three cards (Six, Seven, Queen) the Seven is forced via counting procedure
2015 Devilish Impuzzibilities 7
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph, Alan Stockwell A Study in Scarlet and Black as phone effect
Inspired by 2015 Devilish Impuzzibilities 21
Marty Kane, Michael Powers, Colm Mulcahy, Chris Wilcox BTTP Revisited
  • The Bottom to Top Principle" (Colm Mulcahy)
  • Three-Peat Deceit by Marty Kane (spectator spells name of card three times, then it is on top)
  • Try This (three spectators simultaneously)
  • Telephone/Radio Version
  • Last Minute Addition (restoring original order)
Inspired by
  • "Bottom to Top Principle" (Colm Mulcahy, Mathematical Card Magic)
2019 Tesseract 237