instruction sheet for improved it's murder \n with rotatable disk, spectator selects murder and victim while performer's back is turned, both are divined \n bob hummer \n it's murder - no book \n howard lyons
1947
it's murder! Bob Hummer

Instruction Sheet for Improved It's Murder

with rotatable disk, spectator selects murder and victim while performer's back is turned, both are divined

hummers mathematical 3 card monte \n mathematical three card monte \n bob hummer \n the parity principle \n karl fulves \n 3-card monte \n bob hummer \n note under cup finale \n darwin ortiz
1951
mathematical 3 card monte Bob Hummer

politicians puzzle \n 6x6 checkerboard, three checkers put on three d's for democrats or three r's for republican, spectator can spell a word with the three checkers, moving them for each letter, back is turned and politicians can be divined \n bob hummer \n politicians puzzle \n bob hummer
1952 (ca.)
politicians puzzle Bob Hummer

Politicians Puzzle

6x6 checkerboard, three checkers put on three D's for Democrats or three R's for Republican, spectator can spell a word with the three checkers, moving them for each letter, back is turned and politicians can be divined

mom and pop puzzle \n six checkers on a checkerboard, mom and pop are spelled several times, when performer turns over last spelled word is divined \n bob hummer \n mom and pop puzzle \n bob hummer
1952 (ca.)
politicians puzzle Bob Hummer

Mom and Pop Puzzle

six checkers on a checkerboard, mom and pop are spelled several times, when performer turns over last spelled word is divined

match miracle \n spectator reverses one of four matches and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one \n jack yates \n yates' four-object divination \n jack yates \n a penny for your thoughts \n paul curry \n the larger the bill \n harry lorayne \n match miracle \n jack yates \n a safe bet \n graham richards
1954
minds in close-up Jack Yates

Match Miracle

spectator reverses one of four matches and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one

hummer's three-object divination \n three objects switched around, spectator then thinks of one and switches the other two, magician can divine thought of object (mathematical 3 card monte 1951) \n bob hummer \n yates' four-object divination \n jack yates \n strangers from two worlds \n stewart james \n mathematical 3-card monte revisited \n john born
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Bob Hummer

Hummer's Three-object Divination

Three objects switched around, spectator then thinks of one and switches the other two, magician can divine thought of object (Mathematical 3 card monte 1951)

yates' four-object divination \n three matches facing one way and one match facing the opposite way. after moving matches around, magician correctly can divine which is the reversed match without looking \n jack yates \n match miracle \n jack yates \n hummer's three-object divination \n bob hummer
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Jack Yates

Yates' Four-Object Divination

three matches facing one way and one match facing the opposite way. After moving matches around, magician correctly can divine which is the reversed match without looking

the immovable object \n ice in glass is moved to other glasses several times, while performer's back is turned, he then eliminates all empty glasses \n mel stover \n the immovable object \n mel stover \n stover's game \n mel stover
1957
the new phoenix 301-348 Mel Stover

The Immovable Object

ice in glass is moved to other glasses several times, while performer's back is turned, he then eliminates all empty glasses

note under cups \n three cups, bill hidden under one and the cups exchanges after a pattern \n bob hummer \n al koran
1958
blindfolds & x-ray eyes Bob Hummer, Al Koran

Note Under Cups

three cups, bill hidden under one and the cups exchanges after a pattern

der block von "lefcadio" \n blocks with letters are moved, without looking performer divines amount of moves \n dr. stanley jaks \n dr. reinhard rohnstein's "der name des freundes" in charly eperny's "das rohnsteinbuch 4", 1959 \n "block of lefcadio" in "sphinx" august, 1947 \n blocks of lefcadio \n dr. stanley jaks
1961
dr. stanley-jaks und seine geheimnisse Dr. Stanley Jaks

Der Block von "Lefcadio"

blocks with letters are moved, without looking performer divines amount of moves

Inspired by

Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein's "Der Name des Freundes" in Charly Eperny's "Das Rohnsteinbuch 4", 1959

numismatrick! \n coins on table are turned over one is covered and heads/tails is divined \n al thatcher \n revelation \n e. leslie may
1962
the new phoenix 351-400 Al Thatcher

Numismatrick!

coins on table are turned over one is covered and heads/tails is divined

hex squared \n 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 \n karl fulves \n hex squared \n karl fulves \n the square ring \n sam schwartz \n karl fulves \n forced march \n sam schwartz \n hex squared \n karl fulves \n introduction \n karl fulves \n hex in color \n john j. beck iii \n john a. beck
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 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

electronic cards \n square layout of nine cards, instruction on tape, based on martin gardner routine \n jack lottey \n mind matrix \n martin gardner \n robert brethen
1971
the compleat magick — volume i Jack Lottey

Electronic Cards

square layout of nine cards, instruction on tape, based on Martin Gardner routine

end game \n three objects moved according to instructions, outcome predicted
- history
- the children's game (rock paper scissors)
- the system
- a variation
- two betting games
- addendum
- the second game (with cube/die)
- the election game \n robert e. neale
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Robert E. Neale

End Game

three objects moved according to instructions, outcome predicted

the two guns \n square with nine sections, two miniature guns moved according to instructions end up in predicted section \n robert e. neale \n the two guns \n robert e. neale
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Robert E. Neale

The Two Guns

square with nine sections, two miniature guns moved according to instructions end up in predicted section

a penny for your thoughts \n after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named \n paul curry \n match miracle \n jack yates \n mathematical 3-card monte \n karl fulves \n ein pfennig für ihre gedanken \n bob driebeek \n a penny for your thoughts \n paul curry \n die ballydesmond polka \n alexander de cova \n paul curry \n tell monte (rescripted) \n john hostler
1974
paul curry presents Paul Curry

A Penny For Your Thoughts

after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named

towering prediction \n cards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from a tape recorder \n stephen minch \n stacks \n thomas alan waters \n towering prediction \n stephen minch
1974
the book of thoth Stephen Minch

Towering Prediction

cards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from a tape recorder

half doz. glasses \n "math trix"
six glasses, some up and down, instructions given \n karl fulves \n hat or rabbit \n karl fulves \n martin gardner \n math glass \n karl fulves
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Karl Fulves

Half Doz. Glasses

"Math Trix"
six glasses, some up and down, instructions given

psi-cup '3' \n question written on paper and hidden under one of three cups, question is answered and paper located \n gene nielsen \n bascom jones
1977
the compleat magick — volume ii Gene Nielsen, Bascom Jones

Psi-Cup '3'

question written on paper and hidden under one of three cups, question is answered and paper located

the larger the bill \n spectator reverses one of four bills and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one, with optional serial reading \n harry lorayne \n match miracle \n jack yates
1977
the magic book Harry Lorayne

The Larger the Bill

spectator reverses one of four bills and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one, with optional serial reading

in writing \n three coins on table, chosen coin vanishes and reappears inside sealed envelope, one out of three force with written instructions \n karl fulves
1978
the chronicles Karl Fulves

In Writing

three coins on table, chosen coin vanishes and reappears inside sealed envelope, one out of three force with written instructions

astro dice \n using zodiac cards and pair of dice, one die is hidden and number divined, instructions with zodiac cards \n larry becker
1978
world of super mentalism Larry Becker

Astro Dice

using zodiac cards and pair of dice, one die is hidden and number divined, instructions with zodiac cards

duo-matic \n based on a hummer idea, two spectators with four cards, 14 instructions later end up with same card \n larry becker \n charles hudson's "baby hummer" in "the linking ring", 1960s.
1979
the best of larry becker's world of super mentalism book ii Larry Becker

Duo-Matic

based on a Hummer idea, two spectators with four cards, 14 instructions later end up with same card

Inspired by

Charles Hudson's "Baby Hummer" in "The Linking Ring", 1960s.

hex squared \n 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card \n karl fulves \n hex squared \n karl fulves
1980
curioser Karl Fulves

Hex Squared

4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card

forced march \n 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card \n sam schwartz \n hex squared \n karl fulves
1980
curioser Sam Schwartz

Forced March

4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card

the square ring \n 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions \n sam schwartz \n karl fulves \n hex squared \n karl fulves \n the square ring \n karl fulves \n sam schwartz
1980
curioser Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves

The Square Ring

4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions

mathematical 3 card monte \n bill under one of three cups, back of performer is turned and after some changes in the order of the cups, performer divines cup with bill \n bob hummer \n al koran \n nu way shell game \n jack avis \n the full monte \n lewis jones \n 3-coin monte \n karl fulves \n three cheat monte \n karl fulves
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Bob Hummer, Al Koran

Mathematical 3 Card Monte

bill under one of three cups, back of performer is turned and after some changes in the order of the cups, performer divines cup with bill

3-card monte \n mathematical three card monte \n bob hummer \n hummers mathematical 3 card monte \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Bob Hummer

3-cup monte \n bill under one of three cups, back of performer is turned and after some changes in the order of the cups, performer divines cup with bill \n bob hummer \n al koran
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Bob Hummer, Al Koran

3-Cup Monte

bill under one of three cups, back of performer is turned and after some changes in the order of the cups, performer divines cup with bill

the immovable object \n ice in glass is moved to other glasses several times, while performer's back is turned, he then eliminates all empty glasses \n mel stover \n the immovable object \n mel stover
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Mel Stover

The Immovable Object

ice in glass is moved to other glasses several times, while performer's back is turned, he then eliminates all empty glasses

match miracle \n spectator reverses one of four matches and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one \n jack yates \n match miracle \n jack yates
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Jack Yates

Match Miracle

spectator reverses one of four matches and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one

time zoned \n over the phone method for mathematical three-card monte \n father cyprian \n time squared \n father cyprian
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Father Cyprian

Time Zoned

over the phone method for mathematical three-card monte

shylock \n card divination over the phone, instruction game \n karl fulves \n shylock's card \n karl fulves
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Karl Fulves

digital dollars \n over the phone game, to win highest value bill \n karl fulves \n digital diamonds \n karl fulves \n telefon trick \n reinhard müller \n digital addition \n sam schwartz \n einstein's shell game \n karl fulves
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Karl Fulves

linear blackjack \n game of blackjack over the phone, performer knows which card to select to win \n karl fulves \n linear blackjack \n karl fulves
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Karl Fulves

Linear Blackjack

game of Blackjack over the phone, performer knows which card to select to win

murder in a matchbox \n three match boxes, performer's back is turned and a small gun, a bill and a die are put in boxes, performer knows which object is where and what side is on top of the die \n karl fulves
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Karl Fulves

Murder in a Matchbox

three match boxes, performer's back is turned and a small gun, a bill and a die are put in boxes, performer knows which object is where and what side is on top of the die

hat or rabbit \n no. 15, three cards with hats on one sides and rabbits on other, spectator turns them to instructions with the performer's back turned, in the end all are the same way, also with coins or over phone \n karl fulves \n martin gardner \n half doz. glasses \n karl fulves
1980
the children's magic kit Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner

Hat or Rabbit

No. 15, three cards with hats on one sides and rabbits on other, spectator turns them to instructions with the performer's back turned, in the end all are the same way, also with coins or over phone

digital diamonds \n ace, two and jack mixed according to rules over phone \n karl fulves \n digital dollars \n karl fulves \n mathematical 3-card monte \n karl fulves
1982
six impromptu card tricks Karl Fulves

Digital Diamonds

Ace, Two and Jack mixed according to rules over phone

locked-room mystery \n no. 29, 3x3 number square, ring moved around to instructions, final position predicted \n martin gardner
1983
self-working number magic Martin Gardner

Locked-Room Mystery

No. 29, 3x3 number square, ring moved around to instructions, final position predicted

the two guns \n no. 30, square with nine sections, two miniature guns moved according to instructions end up in predicted section \n robert e. neale \n the two guns \n robert e. neale
1983
self-working number magic Robert E. Neale

The Two Guns

No. 30, square with nine sections, two miniature guns moved according to instructions end up in predicted section

shylock's card \n no. 27, one of three kings selected and divined over phone \n karl fulves \n mathematical 3-card monte \n karl fulves \n shylock \n karl fulves
1984
more self-working card tricks Karl Fulves

Shylock's Card

No. 27, one of three Kings selected and divined over phone

linear blackjack \n no. 30, game of blackjack over the phone, performer knows which card to select to win \n karl fulves \n linear blackjack \n karl fulves
1984
more self-working card tricks Karl Fulves

Linear Blackjack

No. 30, game of Blackjack over the phone, performer knows which card to select to win

hex squared \n no. 65, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card \n karl fulves \n hex squared \n karl fulves
1984
more self-working card tricks Karl Fulves

Hex Squared

No. 65, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card

the square ring \n no. 66, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions \n karl fulves \n sam schwartz \n the square ring \n sam schwartz \n karl fulves
1984
more self-working card tricks Karl Fulves, Sam Schwartz

The Square Ring

No. 66, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions

trivarication \n three people put three different objects under cups and exchange them, liar and truth-teller presentation \n thomas alan waters \n mathematical 3-card monte \n karl fulves
1985
mind, myth & magick Thomas Alan Waters

Trivarication

three people put three different objects under cups and exchange them, liar and truth-teller presentation

monty \n three spectators exchange three cards, performer reveals which spectator has which card, mental monte \n jack yates
1986
clue and other mysteries Jack Yates

Monty

three spectators exchange three cards, performer reveals which spectator has which card, mental monte

magi \n instruction from tape, moving and removing four cards until one remains, tape prediction \n jack yates
1986
clue and other mysteries Jack Yates

Magi

instruction from tape, moving and removing four cards until one remains, tape prediction

towering prediction \n cards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from written scroll \n stephen minch \n towering prediction \n stephen minch
1987
the three faces of steve Stephen Minch

Towering Prediction

cards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from written scroll

think tank \n layout with battlefield weapons, spectator moves around according to rules, final position predicted \n karl fulves
1988
interlocutor Karl Fulves

Think Tank

layout with battlefield weapons, spectator moves around according to rules, final position predicted

match mates \n no. 39, two spectators move three different-colored silks or objects around and matches occur \n karl fulves
1988
self-working handkerchief magic Karl Fulves

Match Mates

No. 39, two spectators move three different-colored silks or objects around and matches occur

immovable object \n no. 78, six numbered glasses, coin moved from glass to glass \n bob hummer \n stewart james \n mel stover \n karl fulves
1989
self-working coin magic Bob Hummer, Stewart James, Mel Stover, Karl Fulves

Immovable Object

No. 78, six numbered glasses, coin moved from glass to glass

a safe bet \n five envelopes, one with question mark, after instructions with performer's back turned only the marked one remains and contains the money \n graham richards \n match miracle \n jack yates
1993
profile Graham Richards

A Safe Bet

five envelopes, one with question mark, after instructions with performer's back turned only the marked one remains and contains the money

tale of the tape \n no. 44, tape recorder gives instructions from cassette to which a card is lost and found \n unknown
1995
self-working close-up card magic
Unknown

Tale of the Tape

No. 44, tape recorder gives instructions from cassette to which a card is lost and found

moves and removes \n marker moved on 3x3 layout, final card predicted, with 4x4 "sixteen card version" on p. 30 \n simon aronson \n martin gardner presents (1993), p. 149
1995
simply simon Simon Aronson

Moves and Removes

marker moved on 3x3 layout, final card predicted, with 4x4 "Sixteen Card Version" on p. 30

child's play \n rock/paper/scissors with small prop versions, with three chips, outcome predicted \n simon aronson \n "my first trick" (robert neale, tricks of the imagination, 1991)
1995
simply simon Simon Aronson

Child's Play

rock/paper/scissors with small prop versions, with three chips, outcome predicted

Inspired by

"My First Trick" (Robert Neale, Tricks of the Imagination, 1991)

hellsehen - kinderleicht! \n three objects on table are arranged and switched with two instructions, three spectators each take one and hold it behind back, all are located \n theophil "philius" weidmann
1995
hellsehen... ...kinderleicht Theophil "Philius" Weidmann

Hellsehen - kinderleicht!

three objects on table are arranged and switched with two instructions, three spectators each take one and hold it behind back, all are located

die borgia-party \n five glasses, one with poisson, instruction game \n theophil "philius" weidmann
1995
hellsehen... ...kinderleicht Theophil "Philius" Weidmann

stock-market magic \n no. 7, three spectator each have the same number of cards, cards are removed and exchanged according to instructions, final number of cards divined and predicted \n karl fulves
1995
easy magic Karl Fulves

Stock-Market Magic

No. 7, three spectator each have the same number of cards, cards are removed and exchanged according to instructions, final number of cards divined and predicted

the instant incomplete i.q. test (a revised classic) \n self working effect with business card (one secret double facer) and an instruction sheet \n paul harris
1996
the art of astonishment — book 3 Paul Harris

The Instant Incomplete I.Q. Test (a revised classic)

self working effect with business card (one secret double facer) and an instruction sheet

ein pfennig für ihre gedanken \n board with six slots, coins are arranged after instructions \n bob driebeek \n a penny for your thoughts \n paul curry
1996
aenigmas rätsel Bob Driebeek

Ein Pfennig für Ihre Gedanken

board with six slots, coins are arranged after instructions

personal possessions \n instruction game with four objects, objects are returned to correct owners \n ken de courcy
1997
mind & magic magazine Ken De Courcy

Personal Possessions

instruction game with four objects, objects are returned to correct owners

heads? or tails? \n divination of heads or tails after instruction game, with fortunetelling fish \n ken de courcy
1997
mind & magic magazine Ken De Courcy

Heads? Or Tails?

divination of heads or tails after instruction game, with fortunetelling fish

the number palace \n "dot com - tricks and stunts with numbers"
instruction game with calculations on roulette betting layout \n karl fulves \n transversale \n john bragoli \n informant \n karl fulves
1998
the fine print Karl Fulves

The Number Palace

"Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
instruction game with calculations on roulette betting layout

nu way shell game \n props changed to four white cards with colored spots \n jack avis \n "perfect strangers" (allan slaight, the new pentagram, vol. 20 no. 7) \n mathematical 3 card monte \n bob hummer \n al koran
1998
vis à vis Jack Avis

Nu Way Shell Game

props changed to four white cards with colored spots

Inspired by

"Perfect Strangers" (Allan Slaight, The New Pentagram, Vol. 20 No. 7)

4th dimensional chess \n twelve cards in matrix layout, spectator rotates layout and moves according to instructions, later performer is able to get to same final position \n karl fulves \n informant \n karl fulves
1999
underworld Karl Fulves

4th Dimensional Chess

twelve cards in matrix layout, spectator rotates layout and moves according to instructions, later performer is able to get to same final position

the tesseract \n red-backed and blue-backed cards in 4x4 layout, spectator places marker on layout and thinks of an ace, he moves around and finds the ace \n karl fulves \n informant \n karl fulves \n second mate \n karl fulves
1999
underworld Karl Fulves

The Tesseract

red-backed and blue-backed cards in 4x4 layout, spectator places marker on layout and thinks of an Ace, he moves around and finds the Ace

informant \n further comments and credit information on the referenced items, instruction games, stephen minch comment on "remote control"/"western union trick" \n karl fulves \n hidden mystery \n herb runge \n dark vision \n peter alexis \n 3-card catch \n reinhard müller \n wireless \n karl fulves \n western union trick \n john scarne \n by any stretch \n karl fulves \n brazil bet \n john scarne \n remote control \n john scarne \n mentasma \n peter warlock \n profiling \n karl fulves \n bow & arrow knot \n dai vernon \n flatland \n karl fulves \n a card force \n karl fulves \n mel bennett \n amazing wonder tube \n ed morrisey \n the number palace \n karl fulves \n 37 threes \n karl fulves \n colorific \n felix greenfield \n time trap \n tony bartolotta \n loophole #2 \n karl fulves \n the tesseract \n karl fulves \n 4th dimensional chess \n karl fulves
1999
the fine print Karl Fulves

Informant

further comments and credit information on the referenced items, instruction games, Stephen Minch comment on "Remote Control"/"Western Union Trick"

die box construct \n "dot com - tricks and stunts with numbers"
five cards, coin moved around on it while the performer turns his back, sucker prediction in which the cards transform for it to become true \n karl fulves \n mom and pop puzzle \n bob hummer
1999
the fine print Karl Fulves

Die Box Construct

"Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
five cards, coin moved around on it while the performer turns his back, sucker prediction in which the cards transform for it to become true

to discover names of three cards chosen by three different people \n no. 24, three cards, three spectators each take one and then distribute several counters according to rules, at the end the performer knows who has which card
- variation (cards instead of counters) \n ellis stanyon \n to discover the respective holders of three cards or objects \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks Ellis Stanyon

To Discover Names of Three Cards Chosen by Three Different People

No. 24, three cards, three spectators each take one and then distribute several counters according to rules, at the end the performer knows who has which card

to discover the respective holders of three cards or objects \n no. 33, similar to reference \n ellis stanyon \n to discover names of three cards chosen by three different people \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks Ellis Stanyon

To Discover the Respective Holders of Three Cards or Objects

star trap \n five containers with personal objects of spectators in star configuration, one canister pocketed by spectator and others moved around according to rules, content of one container divined \n karl fulves
2000
latter day secrets Karl Fulves

Star Trap

five containers with personal objects of spectators in star configuration, one canister pocketed by spectator and others moved around according to rules, content of one container divined

nine way variant \n nine cards in square, one chosen via instructions, winner/loser written on other side \n jerry mentzer \n "kane's variant" (peter kane)
2000
card file two Jerry Mentzer

Nine Way Variant

nine cards in square, one chosen via instructions, winner/loser written on other side

a penny for your thoughts \n after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named \n paul curry \n a penny for your thoughts \n paul curry \n mathematical 3-card monte \n karl fulves
2001
paul curry's worlds beyond Paul Curry

A Penny for Your Thoughts

after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named

roll the dice \n printed dice layout, dice roll selected by instructions on how to move on grid is predicted \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Roll The Dice

printed dice layout, dice roll selected by instructions on how to move on grid is predicted

tric trac \n nine coins in square, one chosen, date predicted \n karl fulves \n trac two \n karl fulves \n never was \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

never was \n eighteen coins in pairs in 3x3 square, one pair chosen, one of the coins in this pair vanishes, nickel & dime set \n karl fulves \n tric trac \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Never Was

eighteen coins in pairs in 3x3 square, one pair chosen, one of the coins in this pair vanishes, nickel & dime set

restoration \n four red-backed and 4 blue-backed cards torn in half, one card signed on face and a half kept, card chosen from 3x5 square made from rest, matching half found \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Restoration

four red-backed and 4 blue-backed cards torn in half, one card signed on face and a half kept, card chosen from 3x5 square made from rest, matching half found

outguessed \n performer and spectator have five cards each, spectator choses another card from grid layout according to rules and can replace one of his or performer's cards with it, still performer has better poker hand \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Outguessed

performer and spectator have five cards each, spectator choses another card from grid layout according to rules and can replace one of his or performer's cards with it, still performer has better poker hand

symmetry \n "this section considers some aspects of symmetry in regard to the distribution of reds and blacks in the layout." \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Symmetry

"This section considers some aspects of symmetry in regard to the distribution of reds and blacks in the layout."

homing device \n 4x4 layout with life themed words, two phase routine in which first phase gives idea that any word is possible \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Homing Device

4x4 layout with life themed words, two phase routine in which first phase gives idea that any word is possible

seers 'r us \n spectator decides how many instructions there will be, yet final position predicted with clear plastic and permanent x on it \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Seers 'R Us

spectator decides how many instructions there will be, yet final position predicted with clear plastic and permanent X on it

spellathon \n 3x4 card layout on table, card selected via instructions and spelled to in rest of deck to find selected card \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Spellathon

3x4 card layout on table, card selected via instructions and spelled to in rest of deck to find selected card

psychometry 101 \n twelve envelopes with items, one of them by spectator, envelope selected from 3x4 matrix via instruction contains spectator's item \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Psychometry 101

twelve envelopes with items, one of them by spectator, envelope selected from 3x4 matrix via instruction contains spectator's item

hex minus \n goal of the square is to prohibit spectator from reaching certain square, 12-card monte in which spectators cannot get to winning card \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Hex Minus

goal of the square is to prohibit spectator from reaching certain square, 12-card monte in which spectators cannot get to winning card

gamble ramble \n spectator choses cards in layout according to rules, black cards added and red subtracted, total predicted, four-way approach \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Gamble Ramble

spectator choses cards in layout according to rules, black cards added and red subtracted, total predicted, four-way approach

percentage poker \n performer and spectator draw hole card from face-up deck, then four cards chosen from 4x4 layout, even though spectator goes first he loses \n karl fulves \n "swindle & cheat" (1991)
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Percentage Poker

performer and spectator draw hole card from face-up deck, then four cards chosen from 4x4 layout, even though spectator goes first he loses

night on elm \n sixteen envelopes with addresses in 4x4 matrix, one selected according to rules (including diagonal movement), in selected envelope is description of spectator \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared Karl Fulves

Night On Elm

sixteen envelopes with addresses in 4x4 matrix, one selected according to rules (including diagonal movement), in selected envelope is description of spectator

stover's game \n no. 90, eight cards in circle, glass moved around and cards are eliminated, final card predicted \n mel stover \n the immovable object \n mel stover
2001
new self-working card tricks Mel Stover

Stover's Game

No. 90, eight cards in circle, glass moved around and cards are eliminated, final card predicted

strange voyage \n no. 91, seven cards in a row, one is an ace, spectator moves it to instructions and eliminates cards, ace remains \n stewart james
2001
new self-working card tricks Stewart James

Strange Voyage

No. 91, seven cards in a row, one is an Ace, spectator moves it to instructions and eliminates cards, Ace remains

mind matrix \n no. 92, square layout of nine cards, instruction game with prediction of final card \n martin gardner \n robert brethen \n electronic cards \n jack lottey
2001
new self-working card tricks Martin Gardner, Robert Brethen

Mind Matrix

No. 92, square layout of nine cards, instruction game with prediction of final card

four-card magic \n no. 93, four face-down cards, an ace moved on top of them according to instructions, ends up on matching card \n karl fulves \n jack avis
2001
new self-working card tricks Karl Fulves, Jack Avis

Four-Card Magic

No. 93, four face-down cards, an Ace moved on top of them according to instructions, ends up on matching card

magic maze \n no. 94, nine card layout, instruction game to find card \n karl fulves \n trick on david copperfield special
2001
new self-working card tricks Karl Fulves

Magic Maze

No. 94, nine card layout, instruction game to find card

any named ace \n no. 50, red and blue backed cards mixed, sixteen-card square dealt out, spectator moves coin around to instructions and ends up on previously named ace \n karl fulves
2001
my best self-working card tricks Karl Fulves

Any Named Ace

No. 50, red and blue backed cards mixed, sixteen-card square dealt out, spectator moves coin around to instructions and ends up on previously named Ace

mate in 5 \n 5x5 layout, two spectators move poker chips according to rules, outcome predicted
- psychic sub (variation as battleship game)
- mate finesse \n karl fulves \n "remove viewing" (sam schwartz, discoverie #5)
2001
latter day secrets Karl Fulves

Mate In 5

5x5 layout, two spectators move poker chips according to rules, outcome predicted

second mate \n predicting outcome of two players in instruction game, posed as a problem \n karl fulves \n the tesseract \n karl fulves
2001
latter day secrets Karl Fulves

Second Mate

predicting outcome of two players in instruction game, posed as a problem

hex in color \n "john a. beck iii"?!, instructions on colored post-its \n john j. beck iii \n john a. beck \n hex squared \n karl fulves
2002
latter day secrets John J. Beck III, John A. Beck

Hex In Color

"John A. Beck III"?!, instructions on colored post-its

the full monte \n hummer's mathematical monte variation with three cards, chosen one named, variation by jack avis with three packets \n lewis jones \n "monte bank" (lewis jones, the spring of 52) \n mathematical 3 card monte \n bob hummer \n al koran \n clubbed 21 \n jon racherbaumer
2002
ahead of the pack Lewis Jones

The full monte

Hummer's Mathematical Monte variation with three cards, chosen one named, variation by Jack Avis with three packets

divination three by four \n object laid out in a matrix, one is selected and divined \n reinhard müller \n reinhard müller's "3x3 square divination" in "precursor" lxiii, 1998.
2002
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 4 Reinhard Müller

Divination Three by Four

object laid out in a matrix, one is selected and divined

Related to

Reinhard Müller's "3x3 Square Divination" in "Precursor" LXIII, 1998.

3-coin monte \n three cards and three coins, spectator moves cards around, performer places coins on cards which he thinks match the value of the coins via instructions \n karl fulves \n mathematical 3 card monte \n bob hummer \n al koran
2003
off the books Karl Fulves

3-Coin Monte

three cards and three coins, spectator moves cards around, performer places coins on cards which he thinks match the value of the coins via instructions

perfected strangers \n mathematical monte, with jacks and a joker, eliminated cards can always be named \n allan slaight \n "perfected stranger" in "the new pentagram" vol. 18, #7. 1986 \n strangers in the dark \n rajneesh madhok \n candy from strangers \n steve beam \n strangers from two worlds \n stewart james
2006
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 6 Allan Slaight

Perfected Strangers

mathematical monte, with Jacks and a Joker, eliminated cards can always be named

strangers in the dark \n using four cards and the card case, cards are named while being removed \n rajneesh madhok \n perfected strangers \n allan slaight
2006
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 6 Rajneesh Madhok

Strangers in the Dark

using four cards and the card case, cards are named while being removed

candy from strangers \n instruction game using candies, with seven objects \n steve beam \n perfected strangers \n allan slaight
2006
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 6 Steve Beam

Candy From Strangers

instruction game using candies, with seven objects

note under cup finale \n discussion and number reading ending \n darwin ortiz \n hummers mathematical 3 card monte \n bob hummer
2006
designing miracles Darwin Ortiz

strangers from two worlds \n five photos, one of them being a celebrity. spectator mixes them up and place them in a row, magician is able to eliminate all the four random photos \n stewart james \n new tops, april 1963 \n hummer's three-object divination \n bob hummer \n perfected strangers \n allan slaight
2007
the essential stewart james Stewart James

Strangers From Two Worlds

Five photos, one of them being a celebrity. Spectator mixes them up and place them in a row, magician is able to eliminate all the four random photos

math glass \n three different glasses, turned up or down \n karl fulves \n half doz. glasses \n karl fulves \n flip dice \n karl fulves \n back story \n karl fulves \n on the rocks \n karl fulves
2008
prolix Karl Fulves

flip dice \n three dice on table, turned over according to instructions, sum on top divined \n karl fulves \n math glass \n karl fulves
2008
prolix Karl Fulves

Flip Dice

three dice on table, turned over according to instructions, sum on top divined

digital addition \n three items switched around according to instructions \n sam schwartz \n digital dollars \n karl fulves \n einstein's shell game \n karl fulves
2008
prolix Sam Schwartz

Digital Addition

three items switched around according to instructions

einstein's shell game \n three different colored marbles and cups, items switched around, outcome predicted, instruction game \n karl fulves \n digital dollars \n karl fulves \n digital addition \n sam schwartz
2008
prolix Karl Fulves

Einstein's Shell Game

three different colored marbles and cups, items switched around, outcome predicted, instruction game

apocalypse later \n nine cards with persons on them laid out, spectator moves according to instructions, final resting place predicted, credit information on the parity instruction game \n stephen minch \n genii, april 1992
2009
the book of forgotten secrets Stephen Minch

Apocalypse Later

nine cards with persons on them laid out, spectator moves according to instructions, final resting place predicted, credit information on the parity instruction game

on the rocks \n three glasses are turned over according to instructions, without looking performer gets all mouth down \n karl fulves \n math glass \n karl fulves
2010
prolix Karl Fulves

On The Rocks

three glasses are turned over according to instructions, without looking performer gets all mouth down

die ballydesmond polka \n instruction game with glasses and whiskey \n alexander de cova \n paul curry \n a penny for your thoughts \n paul curry
2011
seminar-leviten Alexander de Cova, Paul Curry

perpetual \n "in order"
four cardboard pieces with numbers on both sides are in envelopes, with his back turned the performer orders them in numerical order \n karl fulves \n perpetual notions \n karl fulves
2011
prolix Karl Fulves

Perpetual

"In Order"
four cardboard pieces with numbers on both sides are in envelopes, with his back turned the performer orders them in numerical order

a mindreader's dream \n four boxes with a coin in each, exchanged according to instructions, performer then reveals contents of each box \n joe berg \n mel bennett notes \n mel bennett \n kf notes on berg's "dream" \n karl fulves \n the berg variations \n karl fulves
2011
xtra credit Joe Berg

A Mindreader's Dream

four boxes with a coin in each, exchanged according to instructions, performer then reveals contents of each box

mel bennett notes \n using four coins with different dates on four cards instead \n mel bennett \n a mindreader's dream \n joe berg
2011
xtra credit Mel Bennett

Mel Bennett Notes

using four coins with different dates on four cards instead

kf notes on berg's "dream" \n 1. check kiting
2. horse sense
3. the traveler \n karl fulves \n a mindreader's dream \n joe berg
2011
xtra credit Karl Fulves

perpetual notions \n "notes on 'perpetual'"
four cardboard pieces with numbers on both sides are in envelopes, with his back turned the performer orders them in numerical order
- tight circle
- in color
- picking numbers
- perceptual
- using windows
- perpetual numbers \n karl fulves \n perpetual \n karl fulves
2011
xtra credit Karl Fulves

Perpetual Notions

"Notes on 'Perpetual'"
four cardboard pieces with numbers on both sides are in envelopes, with his back turned the performer orders them in numerical order

hummer's three-card monte \n spectator thinks of one of three cards and switches a few cards around, magician divines thought of card, can do with any three objects \n bob hummer \n our contribution \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n rock, paper, scissors \n cy endfield \n bob neale's rock, paper, scissors \n robert e. neale
2012
magical mathematics Bob Hummer

Hummer's Three-Card Monte

Spectator thinks of one of three cards and switches a few cards around, magician divines thought of card, can do with any three objects

our contribution \n variation on hummer's three card monte \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n hummer's three-card monte \n bob hummer
2012
magical mathematics Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

rock, paper, scissors \n hummer's three card monte with rock paper scissors theme \n cy endfield \n hummer's three-card monte \n bob hummer
2012
magical mathematics Cy Endfield

Rock, Paper, Scissors

Hummer's Three Card Monte with Rock paper scissors theme

bob neale's rock, paper, scissors \n hummer's three card monte with rock paper scissors theme variation \n robert e. neale \n hummer's three-card monte \n bob hummer
2012
magical mathematics Robert E. Neale

Bob Neale's Rock, Paper, Scissors

Hummer's Three Card Monte with Rock paper scissors theme variation

the berg variations \n four two-card packets in a row, cards exchanged according to instructions, four cards match four mates that were set aside as prediction \n roy walton \n "mindreader's dream" (joe berg)
2012
prolix Roy Walton

The Berg Variations

four two-card packets in a row, cards exchanged according to instructions, four cards match four mates that were set aside as prediction

mathematical 3-card monte revisited \n three cards freely chosen, one is selected, three cards moved around, magician divines selection. includes surprise finish of three cards becoming blank \n john born \n hummer's three-object divination \n bob hummer
2012
seeking the bridge John Born

Mathematical 3-Card Monte Revisited

Three cards freely chosen, one is selected, three cards moved around, magician divines selection. Includes surprise finish of three cards becoming blank

blocks of lefcadio \n blocks with letters are moved, without looking performer divines amount of moves \n dr. stanley jaks \n "block of lefcadio" in "sphinx" august, 1947 \n der block von "lefcadio" \n dr. stanley jaks
2014
the incredible dr. jaks Dr. Stanley Jaks

Blocks of Lefcadio

blocks with letters are moved, without looking performer divines amount of moves

making things right \n two rows of three coins are formed and coins exchanged according to diagram, afterwards the coins are paired, credit information \n michael weber \n joining the ladies \n paul curry
2015
making things right Michael Weber

Making Things Right

two rows of three coins are formed and coins exchanged according to diagram, afterwards the coins are paired, credit information

the unmixologist \n presentation of "making things right" in which cocktails are matched with garnishes via diagram instructions \n michael weber \n making things right \n michael weber
2015
making things right Michael Weber

The UnMixologist

presentation of "Making Things Right" in which cocktails are matched with garnishes via diagram instructions

unmixed marriages \n presentation of "making things right" in which three married couples stand back-to-back and are matched via diagram instructions \n michael weber \n making things right \n michael weber
2015
making things right Michael Weber

UnMixed Marriages

presentation of "Making Things Right" in which three married couples stand back-to-back and are matched via diagram instructions

tell monte (rescripted) \n five objects on table, esp cards put in front and things moved around according to instructions, final item divined and predicted
- impromptu variation \n john hostler \n a penny for your thoughts \n paul curry
2016
magnum opossum John Hostler

Tell Monte (Rescripted)

five objects on table, ESP cards put in front and things moved around according to instructions, final item divined and predicted

four-card monte \n no. 5, queen and three other cards mixed according to rules, queen eventually found \n jim steinmeyer
2017
unexpected impuzzibilities Jim Steinmeyer

Four-Card Monte

No. 5, Queen and three other cards mixed according to rules, Queen eventually found

an audience on mars \n no. 7, spectators chose between an ear or the nose according to instructions, nose is forced \n jim steinmeyer
2017
unexpected impuzzibilities Jim Steinmeyer

An Audience on Mars

No. 7, spectators chose between an ear or the nose according to instructions, nose is forced