49 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Coincidence / Two Cards - Two Piles - Same Position / Power of Thought
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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
Bill Simon Coincidence repeated mate coincidence, two halves, dealing cards simultaneously
Inspired byRelated to
  • Will (Unknown, 1996)
1952 Effective Card Magic 29
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
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
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
Paul Swinford Swinford's Myth 14-15 force, faro, new deck order
1971 More Faro Fantasy 17
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
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
Tom Bowyer Probabilistic Power of Thought two shuffled decks, a match is likely
1981 Origins 16
Karl Fulves Linear A Power of Thought variations, posed as problem
Related to 1981 Interlocutor (Issue 46) 183
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Flummoxed three phases, single-deck approach for Eddie Joseph's "Staggered" stack
2013 Ensuing Impuzzibilities 18
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
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
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
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