56 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Chaos & Order / Complete Matching
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Marlo A Matching Routine stay stack routine with six phases
Variations 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 31
Paul Swinford, Roy Walton Thoughts on "Money Power" ten cards eventually match, faros instead of reverse faros, see Roy Walton's "Money Power"
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 278
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Matched Picture Cards Group of picture cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up by mates
VariationsAlso published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 3
Paul Curry Triple Threat first mates in two piles, second every card matches
Inspired by 1977 Special Effects 38
Philip T. Goldstein Skyward two sets of four business cards with numbers are found to be in same order, propelled-lapping
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 212) 1059
Paul Rylander Strangers seven Spades are shuffled, secured with a rubber band and placed in an envelope, performer manages to order seven Clubs in same order
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 239) 1193
Edward Marlo, Martin A. Nash A Matching Routine
Inspired byVariations 1980 Ovation 9
Howard A. Adams Tulefta ten ESP (or regular) cards, eight eliminated, remaining two cards match, eliminated cards match as well as kicker, involving spelling, Ramasee Principle
Also published here 1982 OICUFESP (Issue 10 - TULEFTA - The Ramasee Prophecy) 12
Juan Tamariz Coincidencia Total different method than in Sonata, with deck switch
Related to 1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 79
Steve Bryan Steve Bryan Writes... five cards are torn in halves, phrase is spelled and spectator is allowed to say where the cards are changed, after each spelled word on top of the halves are the matching parts, spelling "Will the cards match"
Related to 1986 Gimmick (Issue 4) 7
Larry Becker "Will The Cards Match" ESP-style order matching with five torn-in-half cards
Variations May 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 1349
Edward Marlo Incomplete Matching card peeked at from incomplete faro condition, mate found, further mating phase with every card matched
Variations 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 15
Karl Fulves Hand Out two hands arrange in same order, beginning of "Handicraft" section
1989 And a Packet of Cards 54
Juan Tamariz Total Coincidence first single cards from two decks match, then both decks are in exactly the same order
Related toVariations 1989/91 Sonata 224
Steve Beam Mating Season V deck cut in halves, joker placed in any half, from that point on all cards are mates
Related to 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 38) 686
Steve Beam Mating Season VI two halves, cards on named number match, then all match
Also published here 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 38) 869
Steve Beam Mating Season II deck cut in halves, joker placed in any half, from that point on all cards are mates
Related to 1993 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 64
Steve Beam Mating Season IV two halves, cards on named number match, then all match
Also published here 1993 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 69
Basil Horwitz Matching ESP spectator pairs up sixteen ESP cards, they all match
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 3 35
Jerry K. Hartman Made to Order two four-card packets end up in the same order
1994 Profile (Issue 18) 4
Nick Trost Court Card Conclave twelve court cards pair themselves
Also published here
  • in "3 Pet Secrets" (Nick Trost)
1995 Card College — Volume 1 63
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Matched Picture Cards
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 49
Al Smith Al Smith's Version Variation of "Matched Picture Cards" without deck
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 50
Norman Houghton Norman Houghton's First Version Variation of "Matched Picture Cards" also without deck
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 52
Norman Houghton Norman Houghton's Second Version Variation of "Matched Picture Cards" also without deck too
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 53
Tom Hubbard Tom Hubbard's Version Visual variation of "Matched Picture Cards"
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 54
Paul Swinford Paul Swinford's Routine Combination of original and Tom Hubbard's "Matched Picture Cards"
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 56
Pit Hartling Amor all cards match, short long gaffed deck
1998 Das kleine grüne Heft 31
Pit Hartling Cupid all cards match, short long gaffed deck
1998 The Book 84
Vernon Winiecke Mix and Match "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
five cards torn, two piles with five half-cards, words spelled and pairs put aside, they match, see reference for credit information, Ramasee Principle
Related to 1999 The Fine Print (Issue 10) 346
Howard A. Adams Tulefta ten ESP (or regular) cards, eight eliminated, remaining two cards match, eliminated cards match as well as kicker, involving spelling, Ramasee Principle
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1999 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 17
Allan Ackerman Finally Matched ending phase
Inspired byVariations 1999 Classic Handlings 29
Karl Fulves Two by Two No. 11, packet shown in pairs, no matches, when shown again they match
Related to 2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 18
Philip T. Goldstein Retinue Reuniter five cards torn (to build stack) and magically paired, Ramasee principle
2002 Redivider 35
Steve Beam Mating Season V first two cards match, then entire deck
  • The Really False Count
Related to 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 212
Barrie Richardson Giant Pairs Repaired cards shown in pairs, they are not mated, then they are, using jumbo cards and story presentation
Inspired byAlso published here
  • marketed 1999
2005 Act Two 171
Steve Beam Bon Voyage group of cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up by mates
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 107
Max Maven Box of Matches six torn cards match when words are spelled, words from card case used
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 74
Steve Beam Mating Season VI multiple phase matching routine, as a climax all cards match
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 102
Sveroni, Christian Scherer Dies ist reine Magie five jumbo cards are torn in halves, phrase is spelled and spectator is allowed to say where the cards are changed, after each spelled word on top of the halves are the matching parts, using Howard Adams' Ramasee Principle
Inspired byRelated to 2008 Heureka! 21
Steve Beam Bon Voyage group of cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up by mates
Also published here 2008 Counter Attack 33
Nick Trost Court Card Conclave
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 70
Steve Beam Mating Season VII multiple phase matching routine, as a climax all cards match
Also published here 2011 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xx
John Born Finally Matched Revisited Multi-phase matching effect
Inspired by 2012 Seeking the Bridge 113
Steve Beam Progressive Mating Season (VII)
  • The Work
  • Phase II
  • Phase III - Progressive Transformation
  • Phase IV - The Entire Deck Changes
Also published here 2016 Tea Time With The Pasteboards 2
Steve Beam Progressive Mating Season (VII) multiphase routine
Related toAlso published here 2017 52 27
Denis Behr Mating Season
  • Phase One - Poker-Hand Duplication
  • Phase Two - Speed Mating
  • Phase Three - All at Once
Inspired byRelated to 2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 29
Lorenz Schär Coincidencia Banal Total Coincidence routine using one deck, three phases, bluff
Inspired by 2019 Cards Against Reality 123
José Antonio Sánchez The Great Coincidence one riffle shuffle, in the end twenty-six pairs are on table
2019 52 Lovers — Through the Looking-Glass 27
Helder Guimarães Synchronicity "An Act of Pure Luck"
  • First and Second Phase: spectator and performer each select a card from half the deck and find each other's cards, spectator via Tantalizer
  • Third Phase: cards at chosen position in both halves match, then whole deck is mated
Inspired by 2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 432
Steve Beam Progressive Mating Season (VII) multiphase routine
Also published here 2019 Card Tricks That Kilt 3
Asi Wind Noah spectator cuts to card and another one choses its mate, two spectators then count to a card in half the deck each under the table and they match, then three cards are mated in the deck at once, then whole deck
2019 Paper Work 11
Steve Beam Progressive Mating Season multiphase routine
Also published here 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 57
Steve Reynolds Mini Matching Update one deck, two halves made, after a few single matches all cards match
Inspired by 2020 Output (Issue 10) 1
Dexter Cleveland Punchlines cards with jokes matching cards with punchlines, Ramasee Principle, same idea as Becker's Punch Lines
Related to
  • Larry Becker's "Punch Lines" in "Stunners!" 1992. P. 221.
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 37
Ramón Riobóo The Marrying Man group of cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up by mates
Inspired byRelated to 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 143