47 entries in Cards / Principles / Placement Principles / Count and Drop
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
David Neighbors Who's Lying? - Second Handling lie speller
1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 29
Mel Stover A Casbah Cavort spelling location with small packet and story presentation
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 1) 3
Jon Racherbaumer Dunbury Lie Speller - Eighteen-Card Version
Inspired by 1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 30
Roy Walton The Fixer eighteen-card packet mixed face-up/face-down, bottom card noted, spelling procedure, card found
Inspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Jim Steinmeyer, The New Invocation)
Variations
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 4) 39
Karl Fulves Night School court cards removed and some cased, one of the remaining ones signed, counting ritual according to number cards that are cut to, selection found
Inspired by 1993 Verbatim (Issue 6) 52
Ken Simmons Who's Lying? lie speller
Inspired by
  • Automatic Speller Placement Principle (Jim Steinmeyer, The New Invocation #43)
1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 28
Karl Fulves You, Babe after counting procedure with birthday a card with value Nine is selected, ninth item on a list matches spectator in humorous way
Related to 1994 Crooked Tales 5
Karl Fulves One Of Us Is Lying counting location
1994 Crooked Tales 6
Karl Fulves The Wizard of Odds No. 31, nine cards used for "three-card poker", hand with Ace of Spades wins, includes spelling of names, inspired by the Copperfield/Steinmeyer television trick
Related to 1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 55
Bob King, Jim Steinmeyer, Jon Racherbaumer Tele-Mental
Also published here 1996 Five-Star Magic 23
David Solomon Steinmeyer's Nine Card Problem with Seven Cards
Inspired by
  • "Nine Card Problem" (Jim Steinmeyer, MAGIC, May 1993)
Related to
  • "Remote Control" (Jim Steinmeyer, New Invocation #43, Feb. 1988)
Variations
1997 Solomon's Mind 19
David Solomon A Telephone Mystery telephone version
1997 Solomon's Mind 21
Bob Brown Bob Brown's Addition a follow-up phase, spelling comedy phrases
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Magical Miscellany II" (Bob Brown, 1995)
1997 Solomon's Mind 22
Harry Lorayne, Jim Steinmeyer Spel(l)egant small packet
Related to Apr. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 4) 2773
Peter Duffie Phone Zone No. 2 card location over phone
Inspired by
  • "Nine Card Problem" (Jim Steinmeyer, MAGIC, May 1993)
1998 Deck Direct 10
Jerry K. Hartman Lied and True Steinmeyer Count Principle
1998 The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 159
Bob King, Jim Steinmeyer, Jon Racherbaumer Telemental
Also published here 2000 Great Britain 2001 20
Peter Duffie Miracle or Impossible Revisited selection found by spelling to some predetermined words
Inspired by
  • "Miracle or Impossible" (Arun Bonerjee, Billet No. 348, July/Aug. 2000)
2001 Cards By All Means 6
Jim Steinmeyer The Nine Card Problem small packet spelling discovery, no-touch
Related toVariations 2002 Impuzzibilities 5
Jim Steinmeyer The Full Deck Problem Nine Card Problem version with deck
Variations 2002 Impuzzibilities 8
David Regal Compounding A Lie nine cards from deck
  • Version One - Red-handed (odd-backed)
  • Version Two - Nothing but the Truth (other cards blank)
2002 Constant Fooling 2 12
John C. Wagner, Jim Steinmeyer Packet Lie Detector #2
Inspired by 2005 Full Metal Jacket 26
Cushing Strout Variations on "The Nine Problem" Small packet spelling discovery, no-touch, gives different ways to present it (tarot cards etc.)
Inspired by 2005 On the Other Side of the Mirror 9
Karl Fulves The Ten-Hand Deal five piles, spectator assigns numbers from five to nine to them and deals that many cards to the bottom in each case, put together, ten-hand double duke
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 91
Karl Fulves Casino Connection five piles, spectator assigns numbers from five to nine to them via a lucky straight from a casino deck and deals that many cards to the bottom in each case, put together, ten-hand double duke
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 93
Ramón Riobóo Signed Deal small packet spelling discovery
Inspired by
  • Jack Yates' "Miracle Mix-up"
Related to
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 45
Michael Powers The 7 Card 21 Card Trick
  • Telephone Method
Inspired by 2006 Power Plays 125
Gene Castillon Random Spell & Odd Chance 21 Card Trick two selections
Related to 2007 7-7-7 143
Gene Castillon Triple Odd Chance 21 Card Trick three selections
Variations 2007 7-7-7 145
Gene Castillon Dishonest 21 Card Trick using a secret extra card, four selections
2007 7-7-7 152
Gene Castillon "Odd Chance" 21 Card Trick two selections
Inspired by 2007 7-7-7 140
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
Mel Bennett Familiar Spirit deck cut into three piles by spectator, selection found with spelling some phrases
Related to 2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 218
Mel Bennett Funny Valentine selection shuffled in deck, cut into three piles, performer indicates a pile and some phrases are spelled which lead to selection
Inspired by
  • "Lowdown Triple Dealing" principle (Colm Mulcahy, Focus, Nov. 2004)
Related to
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 354
Tom Stone Calculated Aces four spectators with a fourth of the deck do some dealing procedure and end up with an ace on top, based on Jim Steinmeyer's "Nine Card Problem"
2010 Vortex 32
Harry Lorayne Nine To Twelve a few cards including selection taken and a series of tricks performed
  • Reverse Faro Ending
  • Spel(l)egant
  • No-Force Lorayne Force
  • Telekinesis
Related to 2011 Special Effects 98
Mel Bennett Taking The Fifth "Two by Mel Bennett"
two selections from nine-card packet, both selections found
Inspired by
  • "Heavyweight" (Peter Duffie, Dec. 1999)
2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 645
Jim Steinmeyer, Wayne Dobson The Nine Card Problem small packet spelling discovery, no-touch
Inspired by 2013 More Look No Hands 21
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
Steve Beam The Lower Forty-Eight four-Ace location, faces of the rest of the deck vanish and reappear on a 48-on-one single card
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 173
Steve Beam The Lower 48 four-Ace location, faces of the rest of the deck vanish and reappear on a 48-on-one single card
Also published here 2016 Tea Time With The Pasteboards 13
Adrian Vega, Jim Steinmeyer Código Secreto lie detector with two sets of eight cards
2017 Area 52 55
Colm Mulcahy C.O.A.T. 原理 (C.O.A.T. Principle) Description of the Counting Out And Transfer Principle, with credits, places selection at specific location after counting and dropping cards
Related to 2018 Enthusiasm 31
John Hostler Tarot Trip spectator spells things in fourteen-card packet to find selection from tarot deck
Inspired by
  • "Dunbury Lie Speller" (Jon Racherbaumer, Inside Tracks, 1993)
2018 Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 34
Michael Powers The Lying Traveler three packets, selection travels from packet to packet, lie speller finale
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 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
Michael Powers The Money Game Revisited card signed and lost, seven envelopes with money, lie detector and answers are spelled with envelopes, remaining envelope contains selection
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 280