25 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gags & Curiousities / Verbal Magic
  
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Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up)
More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
Ernest W. Brady The Shiekh's Bequest mathematical problem, camels divided to sons, illustrated with cards
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 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
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 Curioser 44
Sam Schwartz Forced March 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card
Inspired by 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 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 Card Selection 4
Unknown Tale of the Tape No. 44, tape recorder gives instructions from cassette to which a card is lost and found
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 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 Impuzzibilities 21
Jim Steinmeyer Teleportation in spectator's hands
Impuzzibilities 27
Jim Steinmeyer The King's Coronation spelling thing with Kings packet, Clubs is forced, no-touch
Related to 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
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 Power Plays 67
Jim Steinmeyer The Password Fallacy nine card spelling trick using thought-of word to locate card
Subsequent Impuzzibilities 6
Howard A. Adams Loveffect six cards torn in half, two cards chosen, they match
Inspired by
  • "Dunder" (Mindspa #3)
Prolix (Issue 8) 532
Jim Steinmeyer A Universal Password twelve card spelling trick using thought-of word to locate card
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'.
A Book in English 25
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Chicagoism packet, spelling, also over phone
Inspired by
  • "Jasonism" (Eddie Joseph, Sphinx Sept. 1946)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 5
Jim Steinmeyer The Whammy ace assembly over phone
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 12
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Invoking Margery
Inspired by
  • "India Calling" (Eddie Joseph, Card Bonanza, 1950)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 22
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
  • Genii, April 2008
Blomberg Laboratories 283
Jim Steinmeyer The Irresistible Force from three cards (Six, Seven, Queen) the Seven is forced via counting procedure
Devilish Impuzzibilities 7
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph, Alan Stockwell A Study in Scarlet and Black as phone effect
Inspired by
  • "The Tobba Mystery" (Eddie Joseph, Dumbfounders with Cards, 1951)
Devilish Impuzzibilities 21