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Bob Still And Then There Were None small-packet Brainwave posed as a problem, face-up three card monte
Inspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 69
Roy Walton Four Card Brainwave
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 142
Jochen Zmeck Vorherbestimmt oder vorausgesagt? four Queens in envelope, one is named, it is odd-backed and reversed, repeated with Kings, partial rough-smooth
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 7
Edward Marlo Thought Reversal from small packet thought of card turns over, Acrobatic Cards
On the Acrobatic Cards 62
Alan Alan, Corvello You Read My Mind
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 44
Brother John Hamman A Four-tunate Choice four Fours, two are freely chosen, they are odd-backed and the other Fours change to Queens
VariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 542
Karl Fulves Carbon Copy two packets with ace to four are sympathetic
Related to Notes From Underground 11
Gene Nielsen Mindwave Two with four cards with letters on it, see also p. 460 for suggestion by Robert Schwartz
Inspired byVariations The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 75) 373
E. Leslie May Mindwave Two... and a Half! with four cards with letters on it, variation of handling
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 86) 428
Ray Cox Odd Cards Out four cards in a envelope, suit is chosen and card turns blank, gag
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 109) 543
Roger Smith Mental Reverse Five five cards, spectator thinks of one, it is predicted on cardboard and has odd back
Related to Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 5
Trevor Lewis Simplicity five cards, Elmsley Count
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 47
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Choice ten cards, card with odd colored sticker is selected
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 159) 792
Edward Marlo Tabled Think Ace ungaffed
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 29
Jon Racherbaumer Spread Think Ace named deck is face up in deck
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 30
Edward Marlo Cased-In Technicolor Thought gaffed
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 38
Edward Marlo More Technicolor Thought named ace in Ace Packet is reversed and odd-backed
  • R-B Double-Backed Think Ace
  • Swindle Technicolor Thought
  • Four-Card Technicolor Thought No. 1
  • Four-Card Technicolor Thought No. 2
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 145
Karl Fulves Historic Note ...on the Four-Card Brainwave effect
Four-Card Brainwave 13
Karl Fulves Snark Hunt Aces and Jacks removed, named ones turn over and transpose, posed as problem, see reference for method clue
Related toVariations Transpo Trix 80
Dai Vernon Odd Backed Ace named ace has different colored back
Four-Card Brainwave 13
Dai Vernon Four-Card Brainwave - The First Method four aces, named ace turns out to be reversed and odd-backed, for credit information see reference
Related toAlso published here Four-Card Brainwave 3
Unknown Four-Card Brainwave
Four-Card Brainwave 13
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz The Second Method red/blue double backer
Also published here Four-Card Brainwave 4
Sam Leo Horowitz Five-Card Brainwave two poker hands dealt, one card chosen, when re-dealt, this card reverses itself, two phases, double backers and rough-smooth
Related to Four-Card Brainwave 14
Sam Leo Horowitz The Third Method double backer
Four-Card Brainwave 6
Karl Fulves, Father Cyprian, Sam Schwartz Brainstorm essentially B'Wave effect, ungaffed method
Related toVariations Four-Card Brainwave 17
Sam Schwartz The Fourth Method double backer
Four-Card Brainwave 7
Karl Fulves Cross Fire Ace to Four of Hearts and Spades, performer reverses a card in each pile, odd and even values named and they match
Transpo Trix 47
Karl Fulves 4-Card Brainwave credit information
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 23) 89
Sam Leo Horowitz The Fifth Method no extra card, double index aces, double backers
Four-Card Brainwave 8
Karl Fulves Blanker Blue other cards shown blank
Transpo Trix 49
Karl Fulves Quartet Gaff comment on Ace with four indices on one side
Related to Four-Card Brainwave 10
Sam Leo Horowitz The Sixth Method named ace reversed in packet, multiple out strategy
Four-Card Brainwave 11
Karl Fulves Kaleidoscope Ace through Four of Hearts removed from two different decks, performer reverses a card in each pile, they're named values and have transposed backs, optional transformation kicker
Transpo Trix 50
Karl Fulves Red Blues ungaffed B'Wave method, "Brainstorm II"
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 13) 1194
David Britland, Trevor Lewis Ace Wave four Aces in envelope, named is reversed and has different back, with message on back for extra kicker
The Talon (Issue 5) 67
Philip T. Goldstein Brevis odd back and three other cards have different values
Goldstein's Gallery 11
Jerry K. Hartman Brainwave Dectet ten-card brainwave, "embellished Hamman Count"
Related to The Chronicles (Issue 22) 1284
Karl Fulves Snark Hunt clue to the method
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 35) 137
Gene Maze The Guaranteed Greatest Envelope Prediction with four envelopes and different front and back color kicker
The Gene Maze Card Book 44
Jerry K. Hartman Sixtet with packet and false count, card is not reversed, only odd-backed
Related to The Chronicles (Issue 27) 1333
Philip T. Goldstein New Wave spectator reverses one of five ESP cards, same is reversed in packet in envelope
Variations shuffled lecture 3
Philip T. Goldstein New Wave spectator reverses one of five ESP cards, same is reversed in packet in envelope
12/12 1
Karl Fulves Janewave spectator mixes four-card packet behind back and choses a card, mate is also reversed, "Brainrave"
Worknotes On Brainwave 115
Karl Fulves On Four-Card Brainwave credit information
A History of the Brainwave Principle 92
Dai Vernon Four Card Brainwave 1955
Also published here A History of the Brainwave Principle 92
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz The Vernon-Horowitz Method red/blue double backer
Also published here A History of the Brainwave Principle 93
Dai Vernon 4-as-4 Brainwave using 4-as-4 count, method guess
A History of the Brainwave Principle 94
Karl Fulves The Multiple Shift credit information and application to four-card brainwave
Worknotes On Brainwave 110
Edward Marlo Impact-Collision-Crash four Queens in four envelopes with holes, chosen Queen turns over twice, chosen Queen vanishes, then reappears in an envelope with odd back
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, Jan. 1978
At The Table 114
Max Maven Psychic Twins based on Steranko's "Voodoo Card" and Fulves' "Computer Cards"
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 314
David Britland Consumer Control chosen ESP card is reversed in packet in envelope, partial rough-smooth
Inspired by Psychomancy 25
David Britland Royal Decree spectator finds out of which King the performer is thinking
Psychomancy 40
Karl Fulves 4-Card Brainwave aces in handkerchief folded to bag, named one is turned over, posed as problem
Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part Two 54
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #1 B'Wave version in which cards are set-up in a box in a configuration so they can be made to fall into correct face-up/face-down state
Interlocutor (Issue 47) 198
Edward Marlo The Mental Four one of four cards thought of, performer reverses one, it's the right one, repeated
Related to
  • The Linking Ring, Sep. 1963, p. 65
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 227
Edward Marlo Observations B'Wave type effect with three double backers and quartet gaff
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 230
Karl Fulves Tenvelopes ten cards in ten envelopes, performer and spectator each chose a card from those, envelopes shuffled and dealt, performer wins and the two previous selections are odd-backed
  • Tenotes (Envelopoker)
Related toVariations Prototype 49
Brother John Hamman Four-Tunate Choice four Fours, two are freely chosen, they are odd-backed and the other Fours change to Queens
VariationsAlso published here The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 216
Philip T. Goldstein Blunk six cards and a die, other cards are blank
The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 4) 6
Joel Kahn I was so sure!
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 2) 1745
Ken Krenzel Tubemogrification four queens pushed through deck ala tunnel effect, named one turned over, changed back color, rest changes to aces
Close-up Impact! 148
Stephen Tucker The Amazing Four Aces Trick.. Abridged.. Vol: 1 (on separate sheet), b'wave with four cards and a book
Inspired by
  • Mark Leveridge's "Cards on Parade"
New Close-Up Lecture 11
Edward Marlo Roughed Think Ace named ace is reversed and odd-backed, double-enders, rough-smooth
The Olram File (Issue 13) 13
Aldo Colombini Aldo's "Clean" Parade of the Kings one of four court cards thought of, it's odd-backed and other cards blank
Inspired by
  • Mark Leveridge handling
Card File 91
James Swain Boxed B'Wave Twisting phases with Queens, named Queen then travels to case, finally turns over and changes back color
Miracles with Cards 32
Karl Fulves Loves Diamonds, Seeks Romance version of the four-card brainwave, Queen selected, other cards are Jacks and other Queens in case
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 4) 78
Karl Fulves Silent Knight proposed effect for four-card brainwave
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 4) 87
Dominique Duvivier Nervous Breakdown B'wave type of routine, spectator can freely choose any King without Equivoque
Magie Duvivier 40
Karl Fulves House No. 5 four deuces, one named, it's the only one face-down, it's placed in case, then four cards removed from case - they're the jacks
Related to The Vampire Chronicles 71
Karl Fulves Blue Blood no-force version of "House No. 5", using two-compartment wallet or envelope
Related to The Vampire Chronicles 85
Karl Fulves Silent Knight four queens, one placed in case, suit named, other three queens shown and named one is missing, in case are only the four Jacks, version of "House No. 5"
Related to The Vampire Chronicles 88
Nick Trost Eight-Card Brainwave
VariationsAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 199
Karl Fulves 4-Card Brainwave Handling
The Vampire Chronicles 90
Ron Aldrich Invitation to Imagination presentation for B'Wave with envelope
L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 118
Karl Fulves Think of a Vampire spectator think of either a jack or king (his choice), in four-card-packet his card is the only reversed one, the other three are Sixes, quartet type gimmick
The Vampire Papers 102
Karl Fulves Skeleton Crew four kings in one case, four jacks in another, king thought of, performer transfers one in jacks case, it's thought-of one and gets a big hole in the middle
The Vampire Papers 105
Karl Fulves Double Brainwave "Problems"
five-card brainwave version with transformation element, posed as a problem
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 78
Karl Fulves Over Exposed four queens in envelope, two card selected, those turn over and become blank
Lost Vampire Secrets 212
Sam Schwartz Twister four Aces, backs change, then named Ace is only odd-backed one, presentation by Karl Fulves
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 151
Karl Fulves, Norman Houghton Do You Have ESP? No. 17, spectator selects only odd-backed card from packet
New Self-Working Card Tricks 27
R. Paul Wilson 8cardBW+2
Inspired byAlso published here Omerta 7
David Regal Lonely are the B'Wave
Constant Fooling 1 94
Michel Huot I Really Knew It four Aces, one chosen, "I knew it" written on other three and "I really knew it" on chosen one
Seven By Michel Huot 5
Sveroni Verdrehte Voraussage B'Wave variation with jumbo cards
Variationen 13
Rene Clement B'wave It Goodbuy
Best of Friends — Volume III 194
Karl Fulves Dr. Jackyl four Aces shown, vampire card dropped on top, named Ace vanishes
Related to Prolix (Issue 6) 418
R. Paul Wilson Eight BW Plus Two Variation on Nick Trost's Eight Card Brainwave effect, move to hide backs
Inspired byAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 126
Jon Racherbaumer B'Wave Notes
Facsimile (Issue 6) 66
Harapan Ong Twisted Choices Kings and Aces, twisting effect with one packet, chosen suit transposes between packets
Principia 238