177 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Coincidence / Two Cards - Two Piles - Same Position
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Gordon R. McKenney Ace in Hole two selections in two halves appear at same position, out for lost card
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 373
Stephen Simpson Universal Card-Incidence two decks, card thought of, performer and spectator each shuffle and deal cards out in certain patters, then the thought-of card is in same position in both deck
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 94) 581
George W. Lord, M. D. Overholser A Peculiar Happenstance two cards in two piles appear at the same position, stacked & marked
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 777
Charles Terraneau Card-Incidence deck is cut in two, spectator and performer's selection are found at the same position
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 124
George G. Kaplan Numerology??? two decks, three cards are counted to in both decks and they match
May 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 12) 49
George G. Kaplan Coincidence? No. Prevision? Yes three decks, two shuffled and dealt face up, at one point same card appears at same position, this card is reversed in the third deck
Related toVariations 1945 My Best 94
Dr. William T. Palchinas Skill-Nil! combination of several routines, here as Palchanis
-Pay Off (Walter Gibson)
  • One Good Trick (Walter Gibson)
  • A Total Mystery (Tony Kardyro)
  • Total Mystery / Sensational Sensitive Finger Tips (Tony Kardyro)
  • Card-Incidence (Charles Terraneau)
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 183) 731
Eddie Joseph Propensity of the Inanimate two selections end up at same positions in two piles
1949 ca. 15 Exciting Minutes with a Borrowed Deck 3
Dr. Jacob Daley The Mathematical Card Trick No. 33, Two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 59
Cy Keller You Do As Cy Do both cards at same position
Variations 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 935
Toni Koynini Koyincidence three thirds of deck, spectator selects card, when two packets are deal in unison, mates are at selection, not sure, twenty-sixth key
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 16
Eddie Joseph Just Unbelievable two selections made, deck honestly shuffled face-up/face-down, dealt into two piles, selections at same position, spectators are supposed to throw cotton balls at each other when their cards show up
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 7
Al Leech Double Count selection and performer's card show up at the same position in two piles
1952 Manipulating with Leech 18
Bill Simon Coincidence repeated mate coincidence, two halves, dealing cards simultaneously
Inspired byRelated to
  • Will (Unknown, 1996)
1952 Effective Card Magic 29
Aage Darling Numero card is selected and returned, book tells which cards match which numbers, when card is named and the playing cards a second deck with numbers are dealt, number and selection are at the same place
1953 I'll Read Your Mind 39
Alex Elmsley, Dai Vernon Elmsley's Card Coincidence Deck cut into two piles, a card selected in each pile, later shown to turn up at the same position, handling is by Vernon
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 25
Edward Marlo Second Fooler with two selections in two halves of one deck, automatic placement
1958 Faro Notes 50
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #11 Exact Placement, two selections are found at thought of number, with three variations
1958 Faro Notes 62
Edward Marlo Impromptu Power two selections, performer makes two piles and selections are at same position in each pile
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 37
Sam Schwartz Sam-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 114
Howard Schwarzman Two-Gether two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
1962 Close-up Card Magic 116
Jack Avis Coincidence-Again
Also published here 1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 69
Erwin Sloan Mated two decks, thought of number
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 377) 337
Edward Marlo 1835 two selections show up at same position in two piles, faro
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 19
Gene Finnell Coincidence? two selected cards in two piles turn up at the same position
1967 Free Cut Principle 2
Ben Christopher Two Card Control two thought-of cards are found in same position in two halves
June 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 187
Paul Swinford Improbable Coincidence...
1968 Faro Fantasy 11
Fred Lessor Brown-1 two cards show up at the same time during deal of two halves simultaneously, faro
1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 54
Sam Schwartz Tri-Multaneous
  • Part 1: mate & selection appear at same time after slip slop shuffled packed is gone through in pairs
  • Part 2: Sam-Ultaneous
  • Part 3: two chosen cards show up at same position in two packets, using two odd-numbered piles
see also p. 348
Inspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
  • "Mini-Miracle" (John Hamilton, Linking Ring, April 1967)
  • Sam-Ultaneous (Sam Schwartz, 1962)
Variations
Apr. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 334
Karl Fulves Child's Play
Variations Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 364
Francis J. Baker Stop Trick blank card with "STOP!" appears at same number in one heap as selection in other heap
Winter 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 378
Karl Fulves An Odd Gray Coincidence two packets from different decks, question and faro shuffling procedure before coincidence
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 57
Karl Fulves Faroincidence reversed card is at same position as selection when dealt from two packets in unison, faro, non-slip cut, "The shuffled deck is handed to you behind your back. With the cards out of sight, reverse the 25th and 26th cards from the top." Good luck!
1971 The Book of Numbers 27
Paul Swinford Swinford's Myth 14-15 force, faro, new deck order
1971 More Faro Fantasy 17
Peter Kane The "My Best" Coincidence two decks shuffled and counted down until match occurs, this card is predicted
Inspired by 1971 Another Card Session with Peter Kane 11
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton Expansion Notes: As A Coincidence procedure to control two peeked cards twenty-six apart, effect application in which two selection appear at same position in two halves
1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Gene Finnell The 26th Card two selections are in same position in two halves
1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 115
Karl Fulves Mathematical Twins Variation mate found after klondike shuffle
Inspired byRelated to Feb. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 487
Alex Redans Psychic Triplets three decks, two normal one Ultra mental deck
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 50) 249
William Zavis Coincidence two selections are in same position in two halves and divined, faro
1973 Epilogue (Issue 17) 158
Edward G. Brown The Detective Card Trick selection is at same position as face up card in other half
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 96
Lin Searles, Cy Endfield Impromptu Miracle
Inspired by
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph)
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 673
Gene Finnell Control Cards two selections from two halves end up in the same position, handling uses two Jokers face-up in the halves that are later removed, Klondike shuffle
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 8
Gene Finnell Location incomplete faro control, Klondike shuffle, a face-up card ends up at same position as selection in other half
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 18
Gene Finnell Coincidence? two selection turn up at same position in two halves
  • Variation #1
  • Variation #2
  • Coincidence? with a Key Card
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 60
Karl Fulves Opposite Conjunction two decks, using "basic riffle shuffle stack" (NPO variant)
  • Second Method - Reverse Zarrow
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 69
Paul Curry More Power To The Thought one deck
1974 Paul Curry Presents 67
Ken Krenzel Two-Gether Again two selections at same position in two piles, duplicate
1975 Afterthoughts 93
Francis Haxton Paired Choice in two piles of cards, two selected cards are found at the same position
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 60
Karl Fulves Diff Dice "Math Trix"
with two dice
Oct. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1059
Unknown Tom Haw - Becker Triple Prediction two decks named cards end up at same position, unclear description
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 145
Roger Smith Anyone For a Pile Trick? two cards peeked at in IF condition
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 4
Nick Trost Intuition Card reversed by spectator in red pack matches card reversed in blue pack by magician, same position in deck as well
Also published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 7
Jack Avis, Unknown Matching Matches No. 12, two spectators take some matches and count them, they remember cards at their corresponding position, performer makes two piles and both cards are in same position
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 21
Sam Schwartz The Magic 13 No. 13, two spectators take a few cards and count them, they remember cards at their corresponding position, performer makes two piles and both cards are in same position
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 22
Unknown Child's Play No. 24
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 40
Unknown Double Disclosure No. 26
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 43
Paul Curry Multiple Thought Power two decks, with three selections simultaneously
1976 Multiple Thought Power 1
Murray Bonfeld More Power Of Thought stay stack, faro, Penelope's Principle
1977 Faro Concepts 48
Murray Bonfeld Column Correspondence faro, Penelope's Principle
1977 Faro Concepts 49
Murray Bonfeld Double Coincidence finding mates ala Power of Thought, then the other two mates as well, faro, Penelope's Principle, full deck stack
1977 Faro Concepts 50
Hannes Höller Treffer two decks, cards turned over simultaneously and selections end up at same position
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 84
Karl Fulves Riffle Placement key at twenty-six, two selections made from incomplete riffle shuffle position, end up twenty-six apart, coincidence when dealt from two piles simultaneously - both selections at same position
1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 4
Robin Robertson Robin's Riffle two cards chosen from incomplete Riffle Shuffle position with smaller packets, in the end cards dealt from two piles and selections turn up at same position
Variations 1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 22
Eddie Joseph Ultimate Match No. 58, one card cut to in one deck, matches position in second deck, inverse stacks
Variations 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 96
Steve Beam Double Choice two selected cards, same position in both halves
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 41
Al Smith, Peter Kane Seconds Out mates of selected card are at the same position in three packets, based on Peter Kane's "Son Of Tetradism"
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 2) 803
Howard A. Adams Selecthree routine with ESP cards, three phases, matching pairs in two piles then finding mates behind back
1980 OICUFESP (Issue 4 - esp card & mental miracles RETURN) 9
Karl Fulves Twogether two eleven-card packets with Ace through Jack from two decks are dealt, predicted value matches in position and backs transpose
1981 The Chronicles (Issue 29) 1352
Karl Fulves Linear A Power of Thought variations, posed as problem
Related to 1981 Interlocutor (Issue 46) 183
Tom Bowyer Probabilistic Power of Thought two shuffled decks, a match is likely
1981 Origins 16
Simon Aronson, David Solomon Doublestop two selections, two piles, spectator thinks stop on his selection in one pile and second selection is at same position in other pile
Inspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
Variations
1982 Sessions 5
William Zavis Linear 'Z' one cards put face up in half of deck, mate at same position in other
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 377
Peter Plotkin No Hands Smyth's Myth two selections in two piles appear at same position despite shuffling
Feb. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 735
Simon Lovell Double Coincedence "Coincidence" (sic)
two cards end up in same position in two piles, using one-handed second deal
Also published here 1983 Second to None 39
Karl Fulves Linear A two halves, a card in one half reversed, when counted down a mate is in same position in other half, multiple methods
  • L-A #1 to L-A #8
  • Linear B
  • Linear C
Related to 1983 Hardcore Aces 5
Barrie Richardson Do You Wish to Continue? two decks, named card is at the same position
VariationsAlso published here 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1240
Thomas Alan Waters Twindow two decks, one is cut and card turned over, both deck are dealt until face up cards, same card on same position in other deck, position is predictet
Inspired by
  • Eddie Joseph's "Staggered"
1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 621
Gene Maze Duo-Mental two selections in two piles end up at same position, using one-handed bottom deal
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 357
Edward Marlo In the Same Place two cards in two halves appear at same position, IF control
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 154
Edward Marlo Staggering Power of Thought mates found when dealing through two halves simultaneously
Inspired byVariations 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 16
Edward Marlo Incomplete Power Of Thought
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 20
Edward Marlo The 50% Miracle faro
Inspired by
  • "Controlled Thoughts" (Sydney Lawrence, Ten Self-Working Master Effects)
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 182
Gary Plants Miracle Dealer spectator and performer select a card, both get half the cards and start dealing, suddenly performer says stop and on top of both halves are the selections
1989 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 26) 454
Bob King Dual Count-Down two cards chosen in two piles out of hand, both deal in unison and performer calls "stop", both selections are there and performer names one of them
Inspired by 1989 Magician Foolers 11
Edward Marlo A Mental Combination
  • A Multiple Coincidence
  • Impromptu Power of Thought
four thought-of cards matched with another deck, power-of-thought with two decks, see page 55 (Addendum) for addition
1989 So Soon? 33
Edward Marlo Impromptu Ayes of the Gods either the two selections are in same position in two halves, or they are located via fishing
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 2
Steve Beam A Match Made in Zebulon (A Suburb of Knightdale) two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 731
Steve Beam A Match Made in Knightdale two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half
Also published here 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 734
Alex Elmsley Returned to the Nest two decks, using automatic placement like selection procedure
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 325
Alex Elmsley Arith-Mate-Ic some cards are cut, rest is cut into two piles, number of cut-off cards determines coincidence in two tabled packets
Variations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 328
Alex Elmsley Pother one deck, mathematical selection procedure from one half, Penelope Principle, all mates twenty-six apart
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 331
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves I one deck version, quite mathematical with dealing
Related to 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 333
Alex Elmsley Shadowed sunken key is used for selection
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 337
Alex Elmsley Buried Treasure I one deck, distant key, fair selection process
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 340
Alex Elmsley The Memphis Matchmaker one deck, faro placement
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 343
Alex Elmsley The Right Place, The Right Time one deck, procedure heavy
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 345
Alex Elmsley The Book of Fortunes humorous presentation, selection derived at by "power-of-thought"-coincidence is predicted in book
Variations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 347
Jon Racherbaumer Making Smith More Mythic two selections occupy the same position in two halves
1992 Card Finesse II 225
Karl Fulves Diamond Jack Jr. selection in one half is at same position as detective card in other half, story really improvised with eight cards
1992 Deceptive Practices 39
Dany Ray Un Billon de Probabilidades en Contra two decks, two cards at same position, two methods, very similar to Curry's Power of Thought
Related toAlso published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 108
Paul Curry, Frederick Braue For Nikola Routine could be done with any stack
1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 6
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Routine with Joe Stuthard's Trilby Deck - Part Two edited reprint from Brooke's magazine "Routine" (1950), Triumph with End Strippers, two selections (one only thought of) from two piles end up next to each other
1993 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 12
Philip T. Goldstein Nexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles
1994 Thabbatical 82
Philip T. Goldstein Annexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles
1994 Thabbatical 86
Philip T. Goldstein Sannexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles
1994 Thabbatical 88
Gene Maze Duo-Mental two selections in two piles end up at same position, using one-handed bottom deal
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 104
Gene Maze Mated cards dealt from both hands simultaneously, stopped several times, mates each time
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 106
Karl Fulves Shadow Play spectator remembers card at small number, two decks used to count down after some procedure, selection in both decks at same position
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 6) 65
Karl Fulves Sympathy for the Devil twelve cards removed from shuffled deck, a packet of cards is removed from envelope and both dealt simultaneously, one card is reversed in prediction packet and it matches the card in the other packet and also a prediction
Related to 1994 Verbatim (Issue 10) 141
Wylee Packer Four-Way Smyth's Myth with four packets
July 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 7) 2530
Simon Aronson Doublestop Simplified two selections, two piles, spectator thinks stop on his selection in one pile and second selection is at same position in other pile
  • Key Method
  • "No Key" Method
Inspired by 1995 Simply Simon 79
Simon Aronson Two Wrongs Make It Right two decks, two cards chosen in one, both decks dealt in unison to two predicted cards in other deck, the selections show up in same place, funny presentation about making wrong predictions
1995 Simply Simon 173
Steve Beam A Match Made in Zebulon two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 96
Steve Beam A Match Made in Knightdale two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half
Also published here 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 99
Karl Fulves Little Alice mate coincidence with odd-backed cards in two packets, one handled behind back, red/blue double backer
Inspired byRelated to 1996 Underworld (Issue 3) 32
Unknown Will deck separated in two halves, one card selected, mate appears at same position in other half
Related to 1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 23
Nick Trost Intuition Two reversed selections match / same position in decks
Inspired by
  • "The Invisible Influence Principle" (Eddie Joseph, The Invisible Influence, 1951)
Also published here
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 161
Peter Duffie Matchical Mix Two Cards, Two Piles, Same position - selection and mate
1997 Effortless Card Magic 40
Peter Duffie An Interesting Use of That Principle Two cards, two piles, same position + prediction kicker
1997 Effortless Card Magic 44
Peter Duffie The Automatic Locator
1997 Effortless Card Magic 85
Simon Lovell Double Coincidence two cards end up in same position in two piles
  • Bonus Method Number One
  • Bonus Method Number Two
Also published here 1997 Simon Says! 198
Peter Duffie Mirror Power Variation of Power of Thought, four of a kind produced as they are at same position in two piles, matches spectator's thought of value (first published in Powerth, Peter Duffie, 1993)
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 41
Peter Duffie Two Way Mirror Variation of Power of Thought, two spectators think of a value each, when two piles are dealt, the only matching pairs of mates matches the two thought of values
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 43
Karl Fulves PK Dice "Three tricks"
two seven-card packets dealt one by one, only the card matches that was chosen with a die throw earlier
1998 Underworld (Issue 7) 98
Karl Fulves Brainchild "Three tricks"
two six-card packets dealt one by one, only the card matches that was chosen with a die throw earlier
Related to 1998 Underworld (Issue 7) 98
Ellis Stanyon Two Packs Shuffled and Card Found in Same Position in Each No. 47
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 83
Barrie Richardson Do You Want to Continue? two decks, named card is at the same position, faced deck
Also published here 1999 Theater of the Mind 199
Karl Fulves Igor two packets, card chosen in one matches up with vampire in other packet when counted simultaneously
Inspired by
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph)
2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 173
Karl Fulves Fast Food two ordered ace through ten piles, card chosen from one, then counted simultaneously, card in other pile at same position changes to Jack of Spades and comes out in pieces from container (cauldron)
2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 181
Manfred Bacia Perfect Harmony two decks, three time spectators find same card then pairs end up at same position in the deck
Related to 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 4
Steve Beam Deal Stopper two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 148
Karl Fulves, Walter Rollins Double Find No. 6
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 8
Karl Fulves Brainchild No. 16, two sets from Ace to Six are cut by spectator and one replaced by a signed Four, when cards are dealt in two rows, the Fours are the only ones that match
Related to 2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 26
Karl Fulves Stop or Else! No. 24, "Stop or else" written on Joker
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 49
Paul Curry The Power of Thought
Related toVariations 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 307
Paul Curry More Power to the Thought one deck
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 314
Jack Avis Countback two piles dealt in unison until indicator card, then spelled to find selection, partial faro
2002 Ahead of the Pack 100
Dennis Green Coincidence By Design two chosen cards match when two decks are turned up one by one simultaneously
Related to 2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 246
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Synchronicity two cards chosen from incomplete Riffle Shuffle position with smaller packets, in the end cards dealt from two piles and selections turn up at same position
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 93
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Quickie Match two decks, two numbers named, cards at that number match, using Killer Count
2004 Killer Koncepts 27
Peter Duffie Pure Devilry
  • Phase One - Fortuity
  • Phase Two - A Date to Remember
Inspired by 2004 Subtle Miracles 120
Barrie Richardson Do Continue card only thought of, one deck dealt face up and one face down
Inspired by 2005 Act Two 19
Dany Ray One in a Billion two decks, two cards at same position, two methods, very similar to Curry's Power of Thought
Related toAlso published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 132
Jack Avis Coincidence - Again
Also published here 2006 Rara Avis 37
Jack Avis A Few Steps Further On two cards chosen from incomplete Riffle Shuffle position, Fulves's Riffle Shuffle Control
Inspired by 2006 Rara Avis 56
Jack Avis Simultwins two handlings, optional faro
2006 Rara Avis 120
Michael Powers Cut and Run ideas of placement principle
  • Simple COincidence
  • Faro 53
  • Use of a Special Key Card
  • Non Faro Method
  • Another Approach
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Power Plays 131
Stewart James Matchimera
Also published here
  • First Call To Cards, 1954
2007 The Essential Stewart James 125
Justin Higham Off-Centre Coincidence Deck is split in half, dealt down, two selections appear at the same time
Inspired by 2008 Dexterity Manual 51
Gene Maze Stopper spectator inserts top card reversed in deck, another deck is deal in unison with this one and a match occurs at reversed card, with Open Prediction themed variation
Inspired by 2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 226
Mel Bennett Follow The Money two decks, four coins, four cards chosen from one deck, cards counted according to coin values, chosen cards match cards in other deck when turned over in unison
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 300
Jerry K. Hartman Psi-Cycle two halves, dealt in unison face-down, spectator indicates a few pairs that are set aside, they match
Inspired by
  • "Tri-Cycle" (Jim Turnpaugh, Linking Ring, Jan. 2008, p. 105)
Related to
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 369
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Out On Location two piles, dealt simultaneously, one card shows up face-up and at same position in other half is previous selection
Inspired by 2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 496
Michael Weber One Girl Two Decks spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection
Also published here 2011 Knew & Improved 10
Tony Econ Triple Coincidence card reversed in a deck, card selected in other deck, same card found at same position, cards found to be of the other decks
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 89
Michael Weber One Girl Two Decks spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection
Also published here 2012 Blackpool Twenty Twelve 10
Jack Avis, Karl Fulves Fate Mates card named by each performer and spectator, written on paper pieces, two halves, one card outjogged, both dealt in unison, both named cards show up
Related to 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 698
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Flummoxed three phases, single-deck approach for Eddie Joseph's "Staggered" stack
2013 Ensuing Impuzzibilities 18
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Hacer lo Imposible two selections in two piles show up at same position, hands-off
Inspired by
  • "Impossible" (Eddie Joseph, 1952)
2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 17
Tomas Blomberg Estimated Sunken Key two selected cards by spectator and magician, spectator deals the deck in six piles, two possible endings:
first ending: both cards are next to each other in the same pile
second ending: both cards are in the same position in different piles
Inspired by 2014 Blomberg Laboratories 134
Tomas Blomberg Late Key Two selected cards from a deck, one is lost and the other one is placed in spectator´s pocket. This deck and another one are dealt at the same time, magician stops at the first selected card and at the duplicate of the second selection
Related to
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph, Staggered, 1950)
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 137
Michael Weber One Girl Two Decks spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection
Also published here 2014 Old Dog 8
Tomas Blomberg The Freakish Miracle Frequent Miracle type of effect, using three decks with their backs openly marked, two deck dealt through until a match occurs, match at same position in third deck but on other side of card
Inspired by
  • "The Frequent Miracle" (Tom Bowyer, The Sphinx, Vol. 39 No. 3, May 1940)
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 120
Denis Behr, Alex Elmsley Mathe-Mate-Ics In a progressively more impressive demonstration, the participant cuts a number of cards from the deck. The magician cuts the remainder in two. Dealing down in both the magician's packets to the participant's number, two mates are found. This is repeated two times.
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 124
Steve Beam Progressive Mating Season (VII)
  • The Work
  • Phase II
  • Phase III - Progressive Transformation
  • Phase IV - The Entire Deck Changes
Also published here 2016 Tea Time With The Pasteboards 2
Ryan Plunkett The Nearly Final Countdown Spectator peeks at card, mates appear at same position in two halves
Related to 2017 A New Angle 76
Ramón Riobóo Ram-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Inspired by 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 139
Denis Behr Routined Arith-Mate-ic packet cut off and counted, rest is cut into two piles, number counted down in both piles and mates show up, three phases
  • Set-Up from Tamariz Stack
Inspired byAlso published here 2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 12
Lorenz Schär Coincidencia Banal Total Coincidence routine using one deck, three phases, bluff
Inspired by 2019 Cards Against Reality 123
Helder Guimarães Synchronicity "An Act of Pure Luck"
  • First and Second Phase: spectator and performer each select a card from half the deck and find each other's cards, spectator via Tantalizer
  • Third Phase: cards at chosen position in both halves match, then whole deck is mated
Inspired by 2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 432
Michael Weber GPS out-of-hand selection procedure, advertising card appears at same position in one half as selection in other
May 2020 Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 2 (Spring #2)) 237
Dani DaOrtiz Dual Reality two piles, cards are dealt, two cards remembered and lost again, one is turned over and other is found at same position in second pile
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 20
Steve Beam Diabolicool two freely selected cards end up at same positions in two piles
Inspired byRelated to 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 107
Steve Beam Too Diabolicool cut card appears at same position as chosen card in second pile
Inspired byVariations 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 112
Steve Beam Notes on Too Diabolicool more ideas for Too Diabolicool
  • Cards Are My Business
  • Stop the Show
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