26 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Coincidence / Opening Stab / Night Life
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Paul Curry New View deck in new deck order, spectator has the deck behind the back and puts one card reversed in the middle of the deck, exactly in order
Variations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 120) 481
Tom Ransom New(er) View impromptu version of the Curry effect
Inspired by 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 233) 931
Wayne Wall Signed, Sealed, Stabbed and Delivered card is selected and name written on an envelope. Envelope is placed inside spiral-bound deck, deck in order, missing card is selection
1979 The Card Book 3
Howard A. Adams Numeru 52 number cards, one is removed without looking and performer removes two cards, cards are placed face-up where spectator cuts, deck is shown in numerical order and cards placed at correct spot, when both numbers are added the result equals the selection
1980 OICUFESP (Issue 4 - esp card & mental miracles RETURN) 7
Steve Beam Opening Stab prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack, deck is shown to be in order and one card is missing where envelope was inserted, it contains the missing card
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 728
Steve Pressley Stuck on You A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope, wax method
Also published here 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 729
Steve Beam Have It Your Way card selected and replaced, deck is in new pack order and card put in proper position of the sequence
VariationsAlso published here 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 727
Steve Beam Have it Your Way card selected and replaced, deck is in new pack order and card put in proper position of the sequence
Also published here 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 93
Steve Beam Opening Stab prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack, deck is shown to be in order and one card is missing where envelope was inserted, it contains the missing card
Also published here 1995 Vienna Notes 9
Darwin Ortiz Against all Odds spectator puts card in correct position in new pack order, actually Steve Beam's "Opening Stab"
Related to 1995 Cardshark 20
Steve Beam Opening Stab A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope.
Also published here 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 94
Steve Pressley Stuck on You A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope, wax method
Also published here 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 95
Marvin Leventhal Return to Sender presentation for Opening Stab
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 105
Karl Fulves O. Henry Predicts Joker in pocket, new pack order, open prediction deal done, card e.g. between Seven and Nine of Hearts is face-down and now the Joker and Eight of Hearts in pocket
Related to 1996 13 Prophets 52
Karl Fulves Lady Is A Vamp "Nigh Life" spin-off where unknown card changes into queen when put with other queens
Related to 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 14
Karl Fulves Dr. J unknown face-down card is placed in face-up deck where spectator cuts, the card he cuts to is then the face-down card, SBS deck
Related to 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 20
Karl Fulves Night Life unknown face-down card placed in new pack order, when spread the card at that position is missing, repeated with other position, unknown card is this second missing card
Related to 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 4
Karl Fulves Inter Alia new pack order, isolated card placed in deck where spectator cut, it's in its numerical position
Related to 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 189
Karl Fulves Orderly Conduct deck in new deck order, named card removed and placed on top, spectator inserts this card behind his back in center, it is back at its correct position
Related to 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 194
Karl Fulves Nite Lite one suit in order, cut a few times, Joker cut into packet, a card removed, performer deals out the cards and one card face down, it is the Joker and at the place where the removed card came from
Related to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 5) 65
Steve Beam Falta de Información prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack, deck is shown to be in order and one card is missing where envelope was inserted, it contains the missing card
Also published here 2014 El Cardquistador 13
Helder Guimarães The Practical Opener odd-backed card placed in position in new deck order with one card missing decided by spectator, it fits in where the card is missing
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 Nephelococcygia 47
Steve Beam Reopening Stab prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack, deck is shown to be in order and one card is missing where envelope was inserted, it contains the missing card
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 142
Steve Beam Reopening Stab prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack, deck is shown to be in order and one card is missing where envelope was inserted, it contains the missing card
Also published here 2016 Tea Time With The Pasteboards 5
Helder Guimarães Porto Opener "AKA The Practical Opener"
odd-backed card placed in position in new deck order with one card missing decided by spectator, it fits in where the card is missing
Also published here 2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 156
Steve Beam Reopening Stab prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack, deck is shown to be in order and one card is missing where envelope was inserted, it contains the missing card
Also published here 2019 Card Tricks That Kilt 6