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Carl Willmann Zu erraten, wie viele Karten eine Person der Gesellschaft im Geheimen einem Spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte spectator takes a number of cards from bottom of deck and places them on top, one card chosen and its value matches the amount of moved cards
Variations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 132
Eduard W. Lufa Zum Erraten der Karten
Inspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 159
Joseph Ovette Simple Location with Ace through King of one suit stack to locate card
Fast Ones 16
Frederick Braue Card Instinct Ace to King of one suit on top
More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 31
Jack McMillen, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Mind Mirror with stripper deck
Related to The Stripper Deck 16
Eddie Joseph Your Age Will Find You Out spectator takes card at position of his age, card and age divined
Greater Card Tricks 29
Edward Marlo Marlo's Miracle Routine: Cards By Weight multiple phases, ace-king set-up, faro
Related toVariations Marlo In Spades 13
Edward Marlo Miracle Location part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
Related to Marlo In Spades 14
Edward Marlo The Prediction performer knows card at named number, partial stack, part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
Marlo In Spades 15
Edward Marlo A Straight Flush part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
Marlo In Spades 16
Edward Marlo Perfect Bridge Hand part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
Marlo In Spades 16
Edward Marlo The Rummy Game part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
Marlo In Spades 16
U. F. Grant Zella Card Stabbing stabbing into run of spades in paper-wrapped deck, value then is used to count to selection
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 14
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related toVariations Scarne on Card Tricks 132
Edward Marlo The Stabber stabbing into run of spades, value then is used to count to selection
Control Systems 109
Stewart James Card and Number Prediction card and total of two cards are predicted
The Nullificator 5
Edward Marlo Progressive Miracle repeated multiple times
Inspired by Faro Notes 22
Jack Miller, Al Koran Lazy Man's Card Trick
Related toVariationsAlso published here Close-up Card Magic 199
Edward Marlo Miracle Location with one suit from ace to king set-up, faro and non-faro handling
Faro Controlled Miracles 30
Dai Vernon Pure Mathematics two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 99
Gene Finnell Birds of a Kind card chosen, cards of same value found with faro sandwiches
Gene Finnell's Card Magic 44
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-up, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin Johnson
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 715
Theodore Annemann The Stop Trick No. 35, Ace through King set-up
Self-Working Card Tricks 55
Unknown The Controlled Cut No. 65, spectator cuts and this value is used to count down to selection, Ace through King of Hearts set-up, Al Baker credit given
Related to Self-Working Card Tricks 98
Burling Hull The Two Fold Miracle spectator shuffles deck and cuts to any card, its value used to count down in second deck, same card found there
The Amazing World of Mentalism 49
Sam Schwartz Thought Echo two card location, straight set-up
Also published here The Magic Book 131
Unknown Digit Discovery No. 13, with repeat, Ace through Ten set-up
Self-Working Mental Magic 18
Steve Beam Lucky 13 spectator cuts to two indicator cards, which total the position of the selection, see Semi-Automatic Card Tricks for variation
Related to Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 28
Harry Riser Almost Legitimate Cutting the Aces center blocks cut out one-handed
Inspired byAlso published here Arcane (Issue 6) 59
Simon Lovell The Ten Card Special Plus number card chosen, top cards dealt, they form a straight and card at value of spectator's card is selection
  • The Basic Routine
  • The Extended Routine (straight shown first and mixed back in, then as above)
Related to Second to None 40
Frank Simon Cut and Count spectator cuts and value of that card used to count to selection
Versatile Card Magic 32
Steve Beam Middle-Guage Spread card spread on the table two cards turned over and value is used to count in the spread, both end on same card which turns out to be selection
Related toAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 8) 126
Brother John Hamman Peek Look Think three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards
Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 66
Ron Bauer If you are going to Peek, Look, and Think, at least Pique, Hook, and Link three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards
Inspired by Cardfixes 142
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Second Effect four slips of paper with predictions, four spectators think of a card of a certain suit and transfer cards from top to bottom according to their value
Variations Cardfixes 193
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Third Effect like second effect but mates in shirt pocket instead of written predictions
Inspired by Cardfixes 195
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Sixth Effect
Inspired by
  • "Faro's Dream" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring)
Variations
Cardfixes 199
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Seventh Effect version with two thought-of card, red and black
Inspired by Cardfixes 201
Paul Hallas Problematic pile is cut and placed in pocket, top card placed in another pocket, performer divines amount of cut cards and has identity of selection predicted
Mental Mix 23
Peter Duffie The Lucky Ten two piles dealt, top card of one pile is thought-of number, top card of other pile selection
Related to
  • Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Also published here
Profile (Issue 5) 7
Emil Jarrow Jarrow's Indicator indicator card leads to selection, Ace through Ten set-up, Kruskal-type counting
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 30
Jerry Sadowitz Addendum to Think of a Card verbal force for Three of Clubs or at least a Three or Club
Profile (Issue 6) 12
Andrew Galloway Reflected Thoughts card thought of in fan, its value used to select another card, both found, interlocking chain principle
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Profile (Issue 7) 1
David Carré Sympathetic Reverse selection turns over three times, then full suit of selection as well
Profile (Issue 10) 8
Peter Duffie Hummer of a Trick Variation some cards mixed face-up/face-down by spectator, performer takes one section under the table briefly, in the end there are the same number of face-up cards in two piles
Inspired by Profile (Issue 16) 6
Peter Duffie Adding Some Weight spectator cuts off cards, two cards that add up to that number are reversed by performer and the number of cards between them also matches
Inspired by Card Selection 15
Andrew Galloway Reflected Thought card thought of in fan, its value used to select another card, both found, interlocking chain principle
VariationsAlso published here Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 3) 2334
Mitsunobu Matsuyama Magic Teaching card selected, down under deal with a packet, last card used to count to selection, every other card Ace through King
Verbatim (Issue 10) 130
Peter Duffie The Lucky Ten two piles dealt, top card of one pile is thought-of number, top card of other pile selection
  • "No Crimp But Still Lucky"
Also published here Duffie's Card Compulsions 53
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here Card College — Volume 1 149
Simon Aronson Doubly Lazy two selections, Ace to King twice
Related to Simply Simon 136
Simon Aronson The PIP Stack "Position Information Procedure"
Ace to King stack in deck, allows performer to know position of replaced selection
Simply Simon 290
Karl Fulves Secret Thought No. 2, position of card predicted, selection via cutting some cards off and remembering card at that number
Easy Magic 2
Steve Beam Middle Guage Spread card spread on the table two cards turned over and value is used to count in the spread, both end on same card which turns out to be selection
Also published here Vienna Notes 15
Bob King Split Thought Ace through Ten of Hearts on top, numbers thought of by two spectators and after some mental calculation by spectators the numbers are divined
Inspired by
  • Ken Krenzel Trick from New Jinx
Also published here
  • in "Classic Stand Up Close-Up" (Bob King)
Five-Star Magic 18
Peter Duffie Diploid two piles, two cards cut to in one half are used to count to selections in other half
Inspired byRelated to Method in Effect 2
Doug Conn Coincidice
  • four dice rolled, each number counted off top of deck, last cards match all four numbers
  • Second Phase (four dice used to count down to cards, they are the four Aces)
Also published here MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 8) 4
David Solomon The More You Know, The Harder You Fall spectator cuts off pile, remembers bottom card, shuffles pile and puts it in center of rest, two Jokers shuffled in deck and sandwich selection
Variations Solomon's Mind 185
Peter Duffie A Digital Deceit selection and number divined, cross sum
N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience 5
Peter Duffie The Beginning of the End spectator cuts to a card, its value indicates position of Ace of Spades from top
N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience 18
Peter Duffie The Chosen Few a card created with a cut off pile by chosen a card for suit and counting for value, another spectator cuts to it
Deck Direct 3
Peter Duffie The Faranormal spectator places some cards between two Kings, sandwich faro-shuffled, two cards produced that total the number of cards between the Kings now
Deck Direct 12
Gavin Ross Straight Through The Heart indicator card chosen and number up to twelve thought-of, suit of indicator and number as value used to arrive at a card, indicator card spelled to and the card is found
Inspired by Five Times Five — Scotland 89
Gavin Ross The Information Pack half deck is pushed through other half (incomplete faro) and turns over, full suit visible with selection missing, with variation by Peter Duffie
Inspired by Five Times Five — Scotland 94
Doug Conn Coincidice four dice rolled, each number counted off top of deck, last cards match all four numbers
Also published here Tricks of my Trade 27
Ellis Stanyon The Spots on Card Indicate Number of Cards Secretly Added to Pack No. 3, some cards cut off and a known amount replaced, card with same value produced
  • Variation
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 57
Ellis Stanyon A Numerical Shuffle No. 4, shuffle for small packet that after a certain amount of repeats restores the original order
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 57
Ellis Stanyon The Transposed Cards No. 36, deck spread on table, some cards moved from end to end, card with that amount is eventually selected
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 76
Ellis Stanyon The Spots on Top Card Indicate Position of One Chosen No. 39, combining the two referenced tricks with one set-up
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 77
Steve Beam The Birthday Card spectator deals cards for month and day of his birthday then remembers a card, performer reveals selection and birthday
Related toVariationsAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 86
Peter Duffie Hand Picked five poker hands dealt, a card chosen, all gathered, two cards produced and their value used to count to selection
Inspired by
  • Tom Sellers item
New Inspirations 11
Jerry Mentzer, Al Thatcher Cardician's Dream (Improved)
Inspired by Card File Two 41
Karl Fulves, Tony Bartolotta Triple Enigma No. 36, pair of invisible dice used to select card, card found and card with dice sum turns up, Ace to Nine set-up
Inspired by
  • "Dice Will Tell" (Oscar Weigle, Scarne on Card Tricks)
New Self-Working Card Tricks 52
Peter Duffie Combination Luck card and its position remembered, spectator deals down three times, using the stopped-at values and his position, selection appears on third attempt
Inspired by
  • Stewart James effect
Cards By All Means 11
Steve Beam The Birthday Card Trick spectator deals cards for month and day of his birthday then remembers a card, performer reveals selection and birthday
Also published here Hand-Picked Card Tricks 27
Steve Beam One in 52 number from 1 to 52, square sum is counted and value counted again to arrive at a card, with variations
  • Hat Trick
  • Wordplay
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 99
R. Paul Wilson Ring three times a card is located
  • Shizuko
  • Yoichi
  • Sadako
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 159
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Hours of Magic
Inspired by
  • "Repeat Six Card Test" (ESP Session, Nick Trost, 1971)
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 98
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson A Slight Slant on Slaight two dice, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Inspired by
  • "Nice Dice" (Allan Slaight, Precursor #72, 1999)
Related toVariations
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 66
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Another Slant on Slaight two dice, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Inspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 68
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Last Card Standing Predictor thirteen cards, packet cut off, a number shows up that matches the number of cut-off cards, co-prime number principle
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 74
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Mathemagicians small number of cards cut off, same value is supposed to be produced but it is one off and changes into right number, prediction says "off by one"
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 149
Steven Youell The Perfect Choice spectator deals down in shuffled deck and stops, performer knows the card, faro
Related to Weapons of Mass Destruction 24
Steve Beam Utility Cutter cutting six piles, three face up and three face down with the Rolly Polly Controlly, knowing how many cards are face up, as a control
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 21
Steve Beam Exhumation spectator cuts to card, which leads to selection, two methods
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 102
Ron Frost Sequential Evidence Magician cuts deck into three piles, spectator chooses one pile, card is found face up in that pile. Then that pile contains Ace to King of the same suit
After The Force 53
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Leo-Ben Stop Trick value of card stopped used to count to selection, "perfect stop trick"
Diamonds from Coal 74
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Two for the Road after packet mixing process only five cards are face-up - a previously selected poker hand, then Fulves's Riffle Shuffle Control after which position of first selection is announced, second stabbed to
  • Phase I: TAPGAC Poker
  • Phase II: Riffle Shuffle Bored
Inspired by
  • "Automatic Ace Triumph" (Kunyasu Fujiwara, Genii, May 2000)
Related to
Diamonds from Coal 129
Cushing Strout, Stewart James Invisible Setups Idea to combine spelling with ladder stacks to find card
On the Other Side of the Mirror 13
Cushing Strout Further Than That and the Lie Detector Combine Further Than That with lie detector plot

Also includes variation based on The Nine Card Problem, and Alex Elmsley's Tell Me Three Times
Inspired by On the Other Side of the Mirror 20
Cushing Strout Holmes Meets Endfield Using a Sherlock Holmes book and a deck of cards to create a coincidence, story telling
Inspired by On the Other Side of the Mirror 35
Robin Robertson, Peter Duffie R & D's Count Spell Extra composite card, count-spelling to any card composed by suit and value separately chosen
Prolix (Issue 2) 101
Harry Riser Almost Legitimate Cutting the Aces center blocks cut out one-handed
Inspired byAlso published here Secrets of an Escamoteur 45
Harry Riser Needle in a Haystack card chosen, identity and position announced by performer, faro
Secrets of an Escamoteur 159
Jack Avis The Tabled Reverse - Again spectator names number up to ten, that value reverses itself in deck and is used to count to selection
Rara Avis 127
Jack Avis Thought Card Transposition spectator remembers card and its number, performer also in different section, the cards are counted to and they transpose
Rara Avis 128
Jack Avis 2-4-6-8-Find performer and spectator chose a card, spectator names number, distance between the two selections is that number
Related to Rara Avis 130
Lewis Jones, Don Wyatt Through the Looking Glass chosen card turns out to be only reversed card on a picture with a deck spread face up
Inspired by
  • Bob Farmer's "One Face South" in "Genii" May, 2006.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 156
Scott Robinson Choice Cut value added to amount of cut cards, total is predicted
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 185
Max Maven Hypothetical Imperative card prediction in envelope, card formed by counting amount of cut off cards and Matsuyama Petal Principle
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 71
David Solomon Ultra-Find interlocking chain principle with three riffle shuffles
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 141
Steve Beam The Ark Maneuver card is reversed in center and cards dealt in pairs from top to bottom, cards after reversed card can be divined
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 233
David Solomon Smith Without The Myth two spectators cut off a packet and count them, then remember cards at that positions, performer names both selections
Variations The Wisdom of Solomon 150
David Solomon Army Card Trick two-phase routine in which a peeked-at card is counted to from an odd-backed indicator card, faro
The Wisdom of Solomon 210
Steven Youell Jaw Breaker spectator deals down in shuffled deck and stops, performer takes duplicate out of another deck, or has it reversed there already, three methods
  • Standard Method (faro)
  • Using Full Deck Stacks
  • Bonus-- Brand New Sealed Deck Method
Related to Weapons of Mass Deception 8
Ramón Riobóo Spanish Roulette mate of selection is found via fair dealing procedure, set-up
Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 246
Karl Fulves Devil's Deal performer and spectator each name a card and a number, Gemini Placement by counting to those numbers, for corrections see reference
Related toVariations Prolix (Issue 8) 512
Mel Bennett The Inverse Function Deck presentation for "James's Miracle", two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Coincidence of Two Numbers and a Prediction" (Nick Trost, The New Tops, July 1975)
Prolix (Issue 8) 514
Karl Fulves Devil's Deal performer and spectator each name a card and a number, Gemini Placement by counting to those numbers, corrected handling
Related to Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 71
Mel Bennett The Devil His Due same trick with more free choice
Inspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 72
Karl Fulves On Impulse spectator should cut anywhere, look at bottom card and name any card of same color but different suit, both values counted down from rest lead to selection
Prolix (Issue 10) 684
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 Prolix (Issue 10) 698
Steven Hamilton Double Deal two cards chosen, they multiply to a number that matches their number, then one packet becomes the four-of-a-kind to match selection, the other packet the full suit
Inspired by
  • "Big Deal" (Roy Walton, Abra #1881)
The Magic of Steven Hamilton 142
Jon Racherbaumer New-and-Clear Force Ace-through-King set-up, card chosen by first chosen value then suit, card not really forced but under control
Inspired by
  • "Variation: Beam’s Artificial Nuclear Force" (David Solomon, Solomon's Bulletin #81, Jan. 2016
Related to
Facsimile (Issue 5) 37
David Solomon Totally Fooling Sans Shuffle four piles cut to, top cards of three piles total to number of fourth pile, selection on bottom of this pile, then the three numbers used to count to three mates of selection
Inspired by
  • "Totally Fooling" (Simon Aronson, Art Decko)
Solomon's Secrets 131
Ramón Riobóo Counter Action cards to locate card in the deck, values added to find same card in second deck
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 136
Steve Beam Flush in a Rush deck is shuffled, production of a Straight Flush
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 247
Steve Beam More Card Monte deck is cut into five packets, cards are moved around, reveal of Straight Flush
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 257
Steve Beam Middle Gauge Spread II cards spread on the table, two cards turned over and value is used to count in the spread, both end on same card which turns out to be selection
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 261
Steve Beam A Series of Fortunate Events two cards are placed face up into the deck to find selections, numbers between matches added values and eventually cards are located
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 264
Harry Lorayne Lazy Man's Card Trick
Also published here And Finally! 213
Tom Gagnon Aces by Weight Aces cut to and their position announced and verified, faro
Inspired by Gagnon Unfiltered 31
Tom Gagnon Weighing In Aces lost, then found one by one by spreading the deck on the table and stopping the spread, number of cards in un-spread portion named and last card is Ace each time, Aces in named order
Inspired byVariations Gagnon Unfiltered 68
Andi Gladwin Perfect Order cards shuffled face-up/face-down, a face-down card chosen, selection named, all cards righten themselves except the one of the chosen suit in order
Inspired by
  • "Culligula" (Kostya Kimlat, Roadrunner Cull DVD, 2007)
The Boy Who Cried Magic 27