925 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Coincidence
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Die rätselhafte Harmonie spectator choses same card as other spectator, key card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Unknown Die beiden Unzertrennlichen two selections appear next to each other, two methods
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 67
Unknown The Mysteries of the Zodiac elaborate, mathematical selection procedure
Also published here 1897 New Era Card Tricks 116
Unknown Predestination two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection
Related toAlso published here 1897 New Era Card Tricks 192
Francis King Die Karte im Glase card thought of and card chosen and lost, they are the same, it travels into a handkerchief-covered glass
Feb. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 21
Unknown Die Geheimnisse des Thierkreises elaborate, mathematical selection procedure, translation by John Willmann
Also published here Jan. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 1) 4
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection, translation by John Willmann
Also published here Apr. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 51
Carl Willmann Die sympatisierenden Karten card chosen, card chosen from second deck matches
Aug. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 119
A. J. Sonderbare Uebereinstimmung deck shuffled, spectator cuts and count off the top few cards, one of the Aces chosen, the counted-off cards are of the same suit, two methods
Related to Dec. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 181
Hugo Schrader Das unzertrennliche Paar two separated selections lie next to each other (counting with glide, and six more methods)
Feb. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 33
Unknown The Siamese Aces two Aces separated in deck come up next to each other when dealt through deck, sucker element
Variations 1909 The Art of Magic 89
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die sympathetischen Zahlen spectator stops while performer deals cards on table, then four people select a card, selections are the four Tens which match amount of dealt cards, number is also predicted on a piece of paper
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 4
Charles T. Jordan Co-Incidentally No. 3, two decks, duplicate is found by selecting four cards and number from rolled dice
Also published here 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 7
Al Baker Two Souls with but a single Thought coincidence & prediction, two cards
Related to 1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 476
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeated
Related toVariations 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Louis Nikola Unconscious Thought Transmission Random card chosen and sealed in envelope. Audience members name suit and value to form a card, which matches the card in the envelope
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 34
Jack Merlin Three Card Force and Floor Change card is forced several times, then put under foot of spectator who thinks all cards are the same, then card under foot changes and deck is normal
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 11
Victor Farelli A Strange Coincidence card freely chosen with knife stab, then position chosen and card above and below knife denote earlier selection with suit and value
Variations 1931 Controlled Coincidence 5
Victor Farelli The Reversal card chosen with knife stab, another card pocketed, for both cards, two cards are found that denote value and suit, one of the pairs reversed
1931 Controlled Coincidence 7
Graham Adams The Torn Pack and Tricks Therewith two cards selected and returned, then whole deck torn in two halves, two cards counted to in both "halves", they match and are one selection, everything mixed in a hat and both halves found by touch
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 27
Al Baker Al Baker's Famous Two Souls Trick coincidence & prediction, two cards
Related to 1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 485
Al Baker The Matchmakers two cards torn, spectator sort out the pieces face down, props...
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 89
Tom Sellers The Paired Card card from odd-backed deck matches prediction in glass
Related to 1934 Card Tricks That Work 14
Theodore Annemann Triplets by Chance three decks, three spectator select the same card
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 27
Theodore Annemann A Quaint Happening two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck by counting down value of selection
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 36
Orville Wayne Meyer Card Box Sympathy performer and spectator choose the same card, using the prop "P&L Metal Card box"
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 4) 14
Louis Lam Do As I Do "An Experiment in Coincidence", two four-card piles are made by counting some cards with both both decks, bottom cards match
1935 Would You Believe It? 6
Theodore Annemann Just the Same Alike two cards selected from two decks are the same, selection process from one deck complicated with four piles and die
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 41
Stewart Judah The Spectator's Choice Tantalizer deal with thirty-two cards, two selections by both spectator and performer, spectator choses which one remain after dealing procedure, see page 172 for correction
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 17) 92
Julian J. Proskauer The Origion and History of the Torn Deck Trick "origin", deck is sawn or torn in half, two half card selected, they match and are previous selection
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 17) 96
Orville Wayne Meyer The Guidance of Fate two decks, two cards match, chosen with handkerchief force
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 159
Victor Farelli Controlled Coincidence (impromptu method)
magician divines mental selection by using two cards - one denoting suit and one denoting value
Inspired by 1936 Lend Me Your Pack 40
Charles T. Jordan Divino various coincidences with mates, see also hundred-cards-deck version in reference
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 229
Unknown Loyd's Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde two cards are exchanged from two packs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 70
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeated
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 74
Unknown Synthetic Sympathy two selections from different decks match
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 75
Unknown Coincidence two decks, one in spectator's pocket one in performers, two selections, repeated (spectator plunges in pocket and takes out first card he can get), one marked, card index in pocket
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 78
Unknown Another Marvelous Coincidence two selections from 2 packs match
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 78
Unknown Everybody's Card several spectators all select the same card, slick card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 97
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 112
William Larsen Two Card Location two selections come together in deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 175
Unknown Coincidence Extraordinary piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematical
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Rolland Hamblen Necromantic Calculation
Inspired by 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Theodore Annemann A Quaint Happening two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck by counting down value of selection
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 214
Charles T. Jordan Strange Coincidence coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Charles T. Jordan Double Divino coincidences and mates with stacked hundred-card-deck, see also single deck version in reference
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Unknown Four-Fold Sympathy multiple coincidences, two packs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 239
Glenn G. Gravatt Coincidence Mene Tekel two cards chosen from different decks match, Menetekel Deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 260
Charles T. Jordan Coincidentally with two decks with same back, secret exchange of deck provides duplicates of chosen cards
VariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 286
Newton Hall Controlled Luck fifty-two numbered cardboards & cards are shuffled and read one by one until performer tells to stop, card and number combination is predicted
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 191
Robert Parrish The Real Coincidence Trick two decks in performer's and spectator's pocket, cards removed - they're the same
1937 You'd be Surprised 9
Unknown The Sympathetic Pair - No. 1 two named cards end up next to each other, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 115
Unknown The Sympathetic Pair - No. 2 two selected cards end up next to each other, sticky cards, duplicates
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 116
Unknown The Sympathetic Pair - No. 3 two selected cards end up next to each other, sticky substance on finger
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 116
Unknown Think of a Card a selection travels next to another thought-of card, svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 250
Unknown Trick with Two Packs forcing two cards previously reversed in second pack
1938 Greater Magic 239
Unknown "Tearing the Pack" Trick pack torn in half, card selected from both half, match and are previous selection
1938 Greater Magic 290
Unknown b. With Two Packs stacked decks, card cut to and turned over by spectator matches performer's card
1938 Greater Magic 340
Glenn G. Gravatt A Curious Coincidence two selections from two decks are put in a glass and match, menetekel deck & normal deck
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 440
Unknown Torn Deck Discovery deck is torn in half, two half selected match and are previous selection, short card
1938 Greater Magic 471
Hen Fetsch Ghostatic Touch several coincidences with two decks
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 346
Martin Gardner Synthetic Seconds two selections travel together, presented as second deal demonstration, stooge
Related to 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 272
Robert Parrish Synchronism performer removes a card openly from blue deck, despite free choice spectator selects same from red deck, forcing deck and interesting deck switches
Variations 1939 Do That Again! 32
Theodore Annemann The Torn Card deck torn in half, stop trick from both half piles, credits see p. 461
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 460
Theodore Annemann, Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Related to 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 7
Eddie Clever Master of Will three cards in three envelopes, same cards are selected from other deck and were predicted
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 6) 1
Dr. H. Walter Grote The Harmony of Numbers "An Original Card Divertissement"
several piles made by cutting and saying stop, each pile has ten cards and a Ten spot on top
Related to 1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 28
Gordon R. McKenney Ace in Hole two selections in two halves appear at same position, out for lost card
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 373
Unknown Digging For Diamonds performer and then spectator always cut at diamonds
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
T. Nelson Downs Money Sense cards divined and four selected cards represent year of coin
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 87) 551
Theodore Annemann Coincidence spectator and performer cut their decks, bottom cards are the same, "Instanto" deck
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 680
Nate Leipzig From the Pen of Leipzig two shuffled decks are covered with handkerchiefs, performer removes a card with each hand, they match
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 7) 1
Stephen Simpson Universal Card-Incidence two decks, card thought of, performer and spectator each shuffle and deal cards out in certain patters, then the thought-of card is in same position in both deck
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 94) 581
Frederick Braue The Marriage Meter two selections are mates
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 26
Jack Vosburgh Ten and One ten and one put on table, spectator puts two coins on top, coincidence, nail punch
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 124) 721
Jack Vosburgh Once in a Life Time odd-backed unknown card is chosen from face
Related to 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 125) 727
Del Cartier Weird Coin coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 757
Tom Sellers Matching the Colours two packets of five colored cards, matching with the spectator
1941 Condensed Conjuring 10
George W. Lord, M. D. Overholser A Peculiar Happenstance two cards in two piles appear at the same position, stacked & marked
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 777
Don Diavolo Magic Shuffle two halves shuffled face-up into face-down bring two selection next to each other
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 133) 764
Eddie Joseph A Double Location two-card version of previous location, with variations:
  • the two selections come next to each other
  • several men choose the same card, women also
Inspired by 1942 Greater Card Tricks 15
Eddie Joseph A Remarkable Coincidence two cards chosen from two decks match, repeat, two-way Mirage decks
1942 Greater Card Tricks 71
Orville Wayne Meyer Card Box Sympathy performer and spectator choose the same card, using the prop "P&L Metal Card box"
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 72
Gerber Thrice Right thought of number is counted from the deck and cross sum as well, another spectator does the same without looking at the card, prediction matches the card from first spectator and when the card by the second spectator is turned over ist is the same as well
Inspired by
  • a routine by Stewart James in "The Jinx"
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 38) 157
Clyde Cairy Sympathy
Variations 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 177
Walter B. Gibson Deferred Coincidence three cards are selected from a red and from a blue deck, they match
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 50) 206
Julian J. Proskauer The Torn Deck Trick deck is sawn or torn in half, two half card selected, they match and are previous selection
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 24
Charles Terraneau Card-Incidence deck is cut in two, spectator and performer's selection are found at the same position
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 124
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Card of Destiny card "divined" via personal information from spectator end up next to selection
1943 Tricks and Sleights 8
Orville Wayne Meyer Magno Touch performer writes name on face of card, spectator selects card and signs it's back, it is the same card
Jan. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 8) 36
George G. Kaplan Numerology??? two decks, three cards are counted to in both decks and they match
May 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 12) 49
George G. Kaplan Coincidence? No. Prevision? Yes three decks, two shuffled and dealt face up, at one point same card appears at same position, this card is reversed in the third deck
Related toVariations 1945 My Best 94
L. Vosburgh Lyons Match'em! spectator pushes middle of the center out with a knife / pencil, two times it's the mate of a previously tabled mate
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 89) 360
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions
1945 My Best 78
U. F. Grant Zella Prediction Trick one card selected, one thought of, prediction written on one card, it's the selection with the thought of card written on it
Related to 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 19
Robert A. Nelson, Dr. H. Walter Grote The Twenty-First Stunner ungaffed
Inspired by 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 23
Walter B. Gibson Sextuple Stranger Than Hallucination three people look at the bottom card and remove it, all think of the same card
Inspired by 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 80) 325
Arthur H. Buckley Matching Pairs Experiment No. 4 - spectator and magician select card from a half, same value, repeated a couple of times
1946 Card Control 154
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Do As I Do
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 4
John Scarne Triple Coincidence two decks, three cards exchanged
Variations 1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 15
H. Levenson Amazing Coincidence two rows of eight cards, selection is found in the named column
1946 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 4
Bob Hummer The Little Moonies CATO routine, cards with moon faces printed on them, one way they are smiling held the other way the are sad, spectator marks two cards on the pack and cuts them in the deck, performer takes cards behind back, all moons are in smiling orientation except marked two
Also published here 1946 Face Up Face Down Mysteries 3
Arthur H. Buckley Next to Yours! Experiment No. 12 - two cards are placed above and below selection
1946 Card Control 162
Ronald B. Edwards Side by Side two spectator's cards are found next to each other
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 116) 466
Herb Runge Duo
Inspired by 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 122) 491
Paul Curry Two Together spectator and performer think of a card in their half and note them on a business card, halves are put together back to back and two cards slipped of together, the noted cards are slipped of at the same time
Related toVariations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 139) 560
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
Unknown Intuition with Cards two card initialed, spectator and magician each chose them
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 78
Paul LePaul A Paradox Of Pairs
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 151
Dr. William T. Palchinas Skill-Nil! combination of several routines, here as Palchanis
-Pay Off (Walter Gibson)
  • One Good Trick (Walter Gibson)
  • A Total Mystery (Tony Kardyro)
  • Total Mystery / Sensational Sensitive Finger Tips (Tony Kardyro)
  • Card-Incidence (Charles Terraneau)
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 183) 731
Eddie Joseph Propensity of the Inanimate two selections end up at same positions in two piles
1949 ca. 15 Exciting Minutes with a Borrowed Deck 3
George Starke Quadruple Coincidence No. 55, Do As I Do with four climaxes
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 97
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related toVariations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 132
George Blake Your Deal
1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 197) 788
Dr. Jacob Daley The Mathematical Card Trick No. 33, Two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 59
Toni Koynini Koyincidence three thirds of deck, spectator selects card, when two packets are deal in unison, mates are at selection, not sure, twenty-sixth key
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 16
George Schindler One in a Million one card is marked with an X, spectator selects exactly that card
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 934
Martin Gardner, Bill Simon Similar Twins cards are shuffled face down into face up, spectator removes two face up cards and performer two face down card, same value
Variations 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 241) 962
Edward Marlo Effect No. 8 unknown card reversed in a deck, it matches peeked-at card from second deck
1951 The Marlo Miracle Deck 4
Edward Marlo Effect No. 9 unknown card reversed in a deck, it matches stopped-at card from second deck
1951 The Marlo Miracle Deck 5
Cy Keller You Do As Cy Do both cards at same position
Variations 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 935
Eddie Joseph Just Unbelievable two selections made, deck honestly shuffled face-up/face-down, dealt into two piles, selections at same position, spectators are supposed to throw cotton balls at each other when their cards show up
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 7
Tom Ransom New(er) View impromptu version of the Curry effect
Inspired by 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 233) 931
Bill Simon Coincidence repeated mate coincidence, two halves, dealing cards simultaneously
Inspired byRelated to
  • Will (Unknown, 1996)
1952 Effective Card Magic 29
Bill Simon Four-Way Coincidence four mates found by spectator
1952 Effective Card Magic 169
Bill Simon, Martin Gardner Similar Twins cards are shuffled face down into face up, spectator removes two face up cards and performer two face down card, same value
1952 Effective Card Magic 151
Al Leech Double Count selection and performer's card show up at the same position in two piles
1952 Manipulating with Leech 18
Al Leech A Double Coincidence cards chosen from two decks
1953 Card Man Stuff 23
Milton Kort Color Change & Follow Up Two red decks, one changes to blue, and then a Chicago Opener style routine is performed (blue card placed in red deck, spectator picks it out from face up spread), red/blue card
Related to 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 288) 1152
Aage Darling Numero card is selected and returned, book tells which cards match which numbers, when card is named and the playing cards a second deck with numbers are dealt, number and selection are at the same place
1953 I'll Read Your Mind 39
Walter Essman Sealed card is marked with a seal turns out to be selection
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 309) 33
Stewart James Coincidence Upon Coincidence finding two cards with same value
1954 The Nullificator 5
Bob Hummer The Little Moonies CATO trick, uses cards with drawing of either smiling/frowning face. Two cards are marked on the back and after mixing, shown to be the only ones frowning while other cards are smiling
Inspired byAlso published here 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 19
Alex Elmsley, Dai Vernon Elmsley's Card Coincidence Deck cut into two piles, a card selected in each pile, later shown to turn up at the same position, handling is by Vernon
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 25
Charles Hudson Major-Minor Do-As-I-Do one deck, spectator choses amount of cards he and performer get, down under deal until one card, mates
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 10
Brother John Hamman The Million-to-One Chance ten cards by performer and spectator are put down in pairs, ten value matches
1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 7
Edward Marlo Opening Phase after spectator shuffles, a Seven is at seventh position, three methods
1958 The Magic Seven 21
Tony Corinda No. 7. A Card Trick unknown card is marked with initials of the spectator, who finds that card by coincidence
1958 The Swami Gimmick 19
Tony Corinda (13) Stooges comments, trick where two spectator's select the same card
1958 Predictions 99
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Charles Hudson Outer Space up to three spectators select thirteen cards, everybody has one card of each value
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 3
Edward Marlo Second Fooler with two selections in two halves of one deck, automatic placement
1958 Faro Notes 50
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #11 Exact Placement, two selections are found at thought of number, with three variations
1958 Faro Notes 62
Edward Marlo Red and Blue - Spectator Coincidence card thought of and touched in other deck, match, two decks
Variations 1959 Marlo Meets His Match 15
Edward Marlo Double Coincidence two cards chosen by performer and spectator turn out to be aces
1959 Marlo Meets His Match 16
Michael Mence Blind Coincidence two spectators find mates behind their baks
1959 Card Tricks 318
Al Leech The Spectator Does a Trick two cards tell value and suit, "Untouchted" with touching
Related to 1959 Cardmanship 6
Al Leech The Double Count
1959 Cardmanship 10
Tony Corinda, Maurice Fogel A Card and Billet Routine cards are noted on billets, cards on board, spectator selects a billet and throws a dart into the noted card
1959 Billets 195
Jack Avis The Birthday Card Trick card is found a position of a wished month
1959 Card Tricks 312
Sidney Lawrence The Trio Routine with three effects:
  • Two Minds - a Single Thought (two spectator's think of the same card)
  • Before Your Very Eyes (finding selection)
  • Gamma Location (challenge card location)
Variations 1959 Card Tricks 314
Tony Corinda Bird of a Feather a lot of cut card pieces, four are selected and form one card, with variations
Variations 1959 Card Tricks 320
U. F. Grant A Date with a Coin coin is selected, when top four cards are dealt, numbers match the date of the coin
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 30
Edward Marlo Impromptu Power two selections, performer makes two piles and selections are at same position in each pile
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 37
Robert Craig Green Stamp Coincidence two sets of the same cards, spectator and performer chose one and mark the cards with a stamp, cards match
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 55
Sid Solomon Undue Influence card is removed face up, second card is choses face down it's the same with different back
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 34
Dai Vernon Card of Coincidence two cards from two decks put in envelope match, three phases
Inspired byRelated to 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 11
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein entzückender Karteneffekt spectator marks one card behind back, it is the only card with a different back color
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 101
Max Malini Card Magic six spectators select the same card from six decks
Related to 1962 Malini and His Magic 24
Unknown Der zerrissene Gedanke deck is cut in half, two half-cards are chosen, they match and form a single card
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 15
Edward Marlo Technicolor Prediction spectator turns over one card behind back, reversed card was predicted and has different colored back, several methods
Related to 1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 64
Sam Schwartz Sam-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 114
Howard Schwarzman Two-Gether two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
1962 Close-up Card Magic 116
Jack Avis Coincidence-Again
Also published here 1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 69
Edward Marlo Pull Down Estimation Effect magician's card is placed next to selection
1962 Estimation 17
Erwin Sloan Mated two decks, thought of number
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 377) 337
Edward Marlo, Peter Warlock Sympathetic Coincidence performer places blue-backed card in case, spectator removes same from red deck
1964 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 94
Edward Marlo, Theodore Annemann Impromptu Remote Control unknown odd-backed card is marked on back, a card selected via stop procedure with deck in glass is marked on face, turns out to be the same
Inspired by 1964 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 95
Edward Marlo 1835 two selections show up at same position in two piles, faro
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 19
Edward Marlo Thought Togetherness performer and spectator thinks of a card, they are next to each other, memorized deck, faro
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 42
Al Leech A Chameleon Pair similar to "Right, Wrong, Right"
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 27
Al Leech Face up Coincidence mates
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 30
Al Leech Right, Wrong, Right two cards match
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 25
Al Leech Triple Coincidence
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 32
Don Nielsen Problem in Prophecy three different colored cups, and three different colored balls, matching, posed as problem, see p. 426 & 428 for comments and ideas
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 416
Aaron Wainer Phonetics random person called during performance says that he also has a magician guest who had him choose a card, they match
June 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 37
Karl Fulves The Bet without Odds Problems with Cards - No. Three
one red card in black pile and vice versa, spectator should choose a pile and find a black card, but he chooses black pile and the only red card therein
for solutions see references
Variations June 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 39
Edward Marlo The Bet without Odds - Solutions three methods, see also p. 47
Inspired byRelated to July 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 45
J. W. Sarles Coercion Problems with Cards - No. Five
card reversed behind back by performer, then spectator, same card
Variations Sep. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 55
Roy Johnson The Bet without Odds solution
Inspired by Sep. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 56
Francis Haxton Coercion solution
Inspired by Dec. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 69
Chan Canasta Oops 15: Four Kings into exile Reader chooses any two values of cards (no suits), go through deck of cards and find them side by side
1966 Book of Oopses 32
Paul Stadelman Who Can Yell the Loudest? several spectators select same card, humorous revelation
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 82
Arthur Setterington Death Card six blank cards and an ace of spades, spectator selects the ace
1967 Stranger Mysteries 12
Francis Haxton Gambler's Last Chance performer holds four cards, spectator choses any card face-down, it completes Royal Flush
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 113
Gene Finnell Togetherness two piles, two selected cards end up together
1967 Free Cut Principle 4
James G. Thompson Jr. A Dark Secret same card is reversed in the deck, spirits turned cards over in the dark
1967 Between Two Minds 47
Unknown Die verrückte Zehn ten cards, two spectators chose one each by naming a number which is counted to, they are the same card, the rest are duplicates of another card
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 4
Arthur Rasper Das Farbkartenmedium five color cards are placed in stand or glasses, spectator gets another five cards and manages to place them to the matching cards, partial rough-smooth
Inspired by 1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 27
Gene Finnell Coincidence? two selected cards in two piles turn up at the same position
1967 Free Cut Principle 2
Arthur Setterington Royal Quartet shuffled deck, kings are put next to aces
1967 Stranger Mysteries 4
William P. Miesel Cards & Dice Ace-Four and four dice match up, aces appear
Related to 1968 Epilogue (Issue 2) 9
Karl Fulves The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two card location
Related toVariations 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 18
Ben Christopher Two Card Control two thought-of cards are found in same position in two halves
June 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 187
Paul Swinford Improbable Coincidence...
1968 Faro Fantasy 11
E. Leslie May Thank You, Ted two people select mates in fair manner
1969 HEX! 51
Roy Walton Countdown Problem four cards tabled, one pocketed by spectator, sum of other three counted down to arrive at match to pocketed card
Related toVariations May 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 258
Charles Brent Fate pair of mates revealed by counting down to numbers rolled with dice, in second trick spot cards indicated number on die
Variations Oct. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 290
Karl Fulves Countdown Problem Solution
Inspired byVariations May 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 258
Karl Fulves Out Of Hand two cards are removed from packet, rest dealt out, suits of selections and suits in piles have some coincidences
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Displacements) 35
Gene Finnell Face-up Face-down Duplication face up/face down order of two piles match, gilbreath
1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 37
Gene Finnell Influential Pairs Variation some red-black matching occurs, gilbreath
Inspired by 1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 37
Edward Marlo The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two-card location
Inspired by 1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 38
Roy Walton Influence some red-black matching occurs, two stacked decks, faro
Inspired by 1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 51
Aldini Cardincidence Card freely chosen from packet of blue cards matches card chosen from red packet
1969 Roughingly Yours 16
Aldini, Glenn G. Gravatt More Thoughts Anticipated Spectator removes card from red deck, matches card taken out by magician from blue deck
Inspired by
  • "Final Selection" (Glenn. G. Gravatt)
1969 Roughingly Yours 19
Fred Lessor Brown-1 two cards show up at the same time during deal of two halves simultaneously, faro
1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 54
Karl Fulves Like Seeks Like two cards next to each other are turned over, packet dealt out, cards next to reversed cards are of the same value
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Displacements) 34
Karl Fulves Finders three cards next to each other are turned over, packet dealt out, cards next to reversed cards are of the same value
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Displacements) 35
Aldini The Genie Deck Uses Joe Berg Atomic Deck. Magician manages to place peeked at card next to freely thought of card (cards are never named)
1969 Roughingly Yours 22
Glen Kehler Telepath based on Hen Fetch's "Symbologic"
1970 Epilogue (Issue 9) 65
Frederick M. Shields Split the Aces Aces cut in half, put down alternating and they match
Related toVariations 1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 3) 11
Bascom Jones Add Aces all halves are face down
Inspired by 1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 3) 14
Alex Redans The Psychic Spectator matching effect, torn paper with numbers
Related to 1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 8) 38
Edward Marlo Simplex or Complex three selections turn out to be the same card, two methods
1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 116
Dai Vernon Gemini Cards
Related to 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 25
Sam Schwartz Tri-Multaneous
  • Part 1: mate & selection appear at same time after slip slop shuffled packed is gone through in pairs
  • Part 2: Sam-Ultaneous
  • Part 3: two chosen cards show up at same position in two packets, using two odd-numbered piles
see also p. 348
Inspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
  • "Mini-Miracle" (John Hamilton, Linking Ring, April 1967)
  • Sam-Ultaneous (Sam Schwartz, 1962)
Variations
Apr. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 334
Karl Fulves Second Law some value coincidences happen when dealing through piles, application of Milk Build Shuffle to Si Stebbins
Inspired by
  • "Isaac's Law" (Karl Fulves, Magic and Spells Quarterly)
Related to
Winter 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 379
Gene Nielsen Resonance! two decks, same cards are selected from two spectators
1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 11) 51
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny Math Teacher three cards are selected, values of two added equal value of third card, with large card stand
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 128
Karl Fulves Child's Play
Variations Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 364
Francis J. Baker Stop Trick blank card with "STOP!" appears at same number in one heap as selection in other heap
Winter 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 378
Karl Fulves An Odd Gray Coincidence two packets from different decks, question and faro shuffling procedure before coincidence
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 57
Paul Swinford Against all Odds two spectators choose cards, they're mates
1971 More Faro Fantasy 34
Paul Swinford Double Duper spectator and magician turn over a card, mates
1971 More Faro Fantasy 32
Paul Swinford The Double Brotherly Whammy two selections are together, CCCC
Inspired by 1971 More Faro Fantasy 45
Karl Fulves Another Oracle as a 2-deck Do As I Do coincidence
Inspired by 1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 3
Ron Ferris Dynamite with red black separation climax
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 23
Peter Kane Swindle Coincidence two decks shuffled by two spectators, they each chose a number card and count down to arrive at the same card
1971 Another Card Session with Peter Kane 10
Bruce Cervon Outer Limits! one of five unseen cards is signed on the back by performer, cards are turned over and spectator selects same card
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 23) 111
Karl Fulves Faroincidence reversed card is at same position as selection when dealt from two packets in unison, faro, non-slip cut, "The shuffled deck is handed to you behind your back. With the cards out of sight, reverse the 25th and 26th cards from the top." Good luck!
1971 The Book of Numbers 27
Paul Swinford Swinford's Myth 14-15 force, faro, new deck order
1971 More Faro Fantasy 17
Peter Kane The "My Best" Coincidence two decks shuffled and counted down until match occurs, this card is predicted
Inspired by 1971 Another Card Session with Peter Kane 11
E. Leslie May The Fortune Telling Book two decks and two spectators, fortune-telling book with cards for each dates, selections match cards on birth date
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 40) 197
Karl Fulves Mathematical Twins Variation mate found after klondike shuffle
Inspired byRelated to Feb. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 487
Edward Marlo Blind Date kings and queens place on table alternating by performer and spectator, all suits match
Related to 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 12) 95
Frank Garcia Three in a Million two decks, spec and perf select same card and cut off same amount of cards
Related toVariations 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 32
Nick Trost Jumbo Two Way Split matching routine with cut-in-half jumbo cards, based on Stewart James' "Split Second" (Tops)
1972 Card Cavalcade 57
Roy Walton Long Shot four spectators select the only red cards from about half the deck
Sep. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 11) 560
Orville Wayne Meyer Something Screwey sucker element, three spectators select same card, card ends up in pocket
1972 The Living End 78
Clayton Rawson Magic Shuffle Variation cards shuffled face up into face down, cards found together
1972 The Living End 123
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton Expansion Notes: As A Coincidence procedure to control two peeked cards twenty-six apart, effect application in which two selection appear at same position in two halves
1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Gene Finnell The 26th Card two selections are in same position in two halves
1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 115
Alex Redans Psychic Triplets three decks, two normal one Ultra mental deck
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 50) 249
Frederick Braue One Pack Triple Do spectator and performer have half the deck each, three cards taken out by each, they match, two handlings
Inspired by May 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 626
Karl Fulves The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two card location
1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 16
Gene Finnell Face-up/Face-down Challenge face-up/face-down condition of one pile matches that of another pile
1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 65
Edward Marlo The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two card location
Inspired by 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 67
Roy Walton Influence some red-black matching occurs, two stacked decks, faro
Inspired by 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 75
Karl Fulves Unmatch five red and five black cards, spectator choses five, when turned up in pairs they always are one red and one black
Also published here 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 80
Charles Hudson Match Up
Inspired by 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 91
Francis J. Baker Alpha Card Act
  • First Trick (spectator choses card from one deck, performer from another, they match)
  • Second Trick (spectator initials card on back, performer the Three of Hearts on face, but later the Nine of Hearts is initialed on face and on back)
  • Third Trick (two cards reversed in two decks match)
June 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 629
Jerry K. Hartman Two Strikes Spectator stops on the same card twice
1973 Means & Ends 38
Jerry K. Hartman Compulsive Thinker Spectator selects only black card in a group of red cards
Variations 1973 Means & Ends 60
Jerry K. Hartman Think Twice Spectator marks the back of previously thought of card
1973 Means & Ends 65
Gene Finnell Cards Of Prophesy (actually unnumbered page between 30 and 31)
card removed, odd-backed card put in deck, faros, cards of same value and suit end up next to odd-backed card (composite)
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 31
Gene Finnell Make Up two selection cut into deck, faro, cards on either side have same value and suit (composite)
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 75
William Zavis Coincidence two selections are in same position in two halves and divined, faro
1973 Epilogue (Issue 17) 158
Edward G. Brown The Detective Card Trick selection is at same position as face up card in other half
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 96
Lin Searles, Cy Endfield Impromptu Miracle
Inspired by
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph)
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 673
Gene Finnell Control Cards two selections from two halves end up in the same position, handling uses two Jokers face-up in the halves that are later removed, Klondike shuffle
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 8
Gene Finnell Location incomplete faro control, Klondike shuffle, a face-up card ends up at same position as selection in other half
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 18
Gene Finnell Coincidence? two selection turn up at same position in two halves
  • Variation #1
  • Variation #2
  • Coincidence? with a Key Card
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 60
Karl Fulves Opposite Conjunction two decks, using "basic riffle shuffle stack" (NPO variant)
  • Second Method - Reverse Zarrow
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 69
Jerry K. Hartman Under The Influence Red card stabbed into blue deck, next to matching card
1973 Means & Ends 58
William P. Miesel Duo Coincido two mates are found, two methods
Inspired by
  • "Double Coincido" (Karl Fulves, MUM Vol.62/8)
1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 200
North Bigbee Symbolepathy with Jumbo ESP card
Inspired by
  • inspired by Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 97) 483
Edward Marlo, Karl Fulves Pointed Up Wager proposition plot (problem by Fulves): one black card in a packet of red cards, spectator cuts to single black card, six methods
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 102
Edward Marlo The Cam Myth Smith Myth Coincidence Effect, but with really different selections
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 146
Edward Marlo Olram's Coincidence two cards are chosen from different decks, they match
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 202
Herb Zarrow Swindle Mates matching order of two suits, swindle switch
1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 196
Edward Marlo Dribble Coincidence two decks, three phases
Related to 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 2) 13
Edward Marlo Dribble Concept Continued two decks are dribbled and spectator calls stop, eight aces, double back thick card
Related to 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 3) 29
Stephen Minch The Temperance of the Elements four tarot cards matching the elements are selected, four pieces of paper where a writing appears, with the elements theme too
1974 The Book of Thoth 28
Stephen Minch The Judgement of Twin Souls two spectators think of the same tarot card
1974 The Book of Thoth 39
Paul Curry More Power To The Thought one deck
1974 Paul Curry Presents 67
Des Colgan Diary Dice-Card card chosen by throwing a pair of dice, card in diary at that date matches prediction
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 105
Harry Lorayne Match Up two chosen cards match
1975 Afterthoughts 109
Harry Lorayne Ultra General Card (and Impossible Location) three spectator choose the same card, used as effect and also as method
1975 Afterthoughts 29
Jerry K. Hartman Taking Turns spectator turns over card behind back, apparently exactly the same as performer a moment before
Inspired byRelated to
  • notes by Fulves on p. 243
1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 240
Roy Walton Some Again Please coincidence trick where cards change to match others
1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 16
Martin D. Kruskal The Kruskal Principle also with two deck, described by Martin Gardner, see p. 985 for references to Ibidem
June 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 967
Ken Krenzel Two-Gether Again two selections at same position in two piles, duplicate
1975 Afterthoughts 93
Francis Haxton Paired Choice in two piles of cards, two selected cards are found at the same position
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 60
Karl Fulves Diff Dice "Math Trix"
with two dice
Oct. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1059
Unknown Tom Haw - Becker Triple Prediction two decks named cards end up at same position, unclear description
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 145
Roger Smith Anyone For a Pile Trick? two cards peeked at in IF condition
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 4
Nick Trost Card in Pocket Coincidence Card placed previously in pocket is the mate of spectator's free selection
Also published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 6