65 entries in Cards / Principles / Placement Principles / Faro Placement
  
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Edward Marlo Partial Faro Check to get several packets with the same number of cards
The Faro Shuffle 22
Edward Marlo Faro as a Control how to control a card at known position to top with faro shuffles, with subsections:
  • Less Than 52
  • With Two Cards
  • For 2 Cards at Undetermined Positions
Inspired by Faro Notes 2
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites simplified Elmsley idea
The Cardiste (Issue 5) 14
Edward Marlo Exact Placement placing top card into position indicated by value of bottom card, left over bottom faro
Faro Notes 61
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Winner's Weave in faros, positions after three shuffles, stacking
The Cardiste (Issue 6) 16
Edward Marlo The Faro Check
Estimation 9
Edward Marlo Multiple Placement Glimpse glimpsing four cards, each thirteen cards apart, at once
Faro Controlled Miracles 14
Karl Fulves Faro-Shuffling Machines examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y, discussed with a 6-card deck
Epilogue (Issue 1) 7
Roy Walton A Faro Tree examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y
Also published here Epilogue (Issue 1) 8
Edward Marlo Try this Trio - First of the Trio spectator finds card via size of cut-off packet, Penelope Principle
Related to Advanced Fingertip Control 92
Edward Marlo Better Than fingertip peeked at card to any number with faros
Advanced Fingertip Control 96
Edward Marlo The Original R or B Phantom cut-off packet counted in rest, faro placement, penelope
Related to Hierophant (Issue 4) 204
Karl Fulves Non-Slip Cut blank card in center changes into later selection, faro placement
The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 5
Paul Swinford Oil Always Floats card is shuffled to top via CCCC
Related to More Faro Fantasy 54
Edward Marlo "Shades of the Half and Half Principle" Faro Controlling cards in Stay Stack
Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 274
Unknown Center Placement placing a key card at twenty-six from face
Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Gene Finnell Klondike Shuffle discussion and properties
1. Mechanics
2. Card location after one shuffle
3. Recycling the deck
4. Klondyke properties (simulating a faro shuffle, locating center card, Penelope's principle)
5. Klondike plus Free Cut
6. The Stacked Deck
Related to Gene Finnell's Card Magic 1
Gene Finnell Methods of Getting a Card to 27th Position five methods listed
Gene Finnell's Card Magic 42
Unknown The 9-Principle Location placement-control of selection, faro
Related to Epilogue (Issue 24) 223
Unknown Faro Control
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 8) 94
Karl Fulves Pharo Here incomplete faro position, stopped at card controlled
  • The Placement
  • The Revelation
Methods with Cards — Part 2 102
Murray Bonfeld Placement For Thirds faro shuffle that distributes a group three cards apart, e.g. the spades then lie SxxSxxSxx..., not a perfect tripe faro
Related to Faro Concepts 31
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The First System shuffling card from position x to the top in odd deck, modified in-faro for even deck that ignored bottom card, reverse method for Alex Elmsley's Binary Translocation No. 1
Inspired byRelated to Faro Concepts 41
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The Second System bringing a card from position x to y with faro shuffling, odd deck, with even deck modified in-faro is required that ignores top card, generalization of Alex Elmsley's Binary Translocations
Related to Faro Concepts 42
Murray Bonfeld, Alex Elmsley Principles and Routines applications
Inspired by Faro Concepts 48
Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle
Any Second Now 216
Erhard Liebenow The Card In the Center Liebenow's card peeling
Related to Liebenow On Cards 7
Edward Marlo Flexible Force using automatic placement procedure, Penelope Principle
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 369
Roy Walton A Faro Tree examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y
Also published here Faro Possibilities 13
Karl Fulves, Steve Shimm Faro Shuffle Machines examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y, discussed with a 6-card deck
Related to Faro Possibilities 9
Karl Fulves That's Impossible! card appears at chosen number (chosen by cut-off packet), using a variation of Fulves'
Exclusive Card Miracles 37
Christian Scherer Mental 26 spectator cuts packet and remembers card at position in rest, card controlled to twenty-six position in deck
Seminarheft 29
Edward Marlo 27th Key Card Placement overhand shuffle and faro
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 78
Jack Avis Place-Name-26 place and obtain the name of the twenty-sixth card, faro shuffle
Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 124
Gary Goldberg FIRP Faro Invisible Reverse Placement, places bottom card reversed in center
Also published here The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21) 203
Edward Marlo Off-Center Control incomplete faro control without starting with a perfect cut
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 117
Bob King Count-Down card thought-of according to thought-of hour, clock dial layout, selection travels in card case
Related to The Breather 2 11
Bob King Over-Kill? spectator cuts off pile and remembers card at this position, selection transposes with card in another deck
Related to The Breather 2 13
Bob King Second Guessing Your Weight performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selection
Inspired byRelated to The Breather 2 2
Bob King One Too Many performer tries to cut off as many cards as spectator but it's one too many - the selection
The Breather 2 3
Alex Elmsley Faro Placement to control selection between two cards
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 381
Alex Elmsley Fan and Weave Control to any Position extension with two cards
Inspired by The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 442
Alex Elmsley Faro Check with credit information
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 61
Alex Elmsley Binary Translocations 1) to bring top card to any position with faros
2) to bring card to top with 2^x cards
3) variation of 2)
Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 311
Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle bringing center card to position corresponding with number of cards in cut-off pile
Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 313
Alex Elmsley The Obedient Faro shuffling a card to any position up to twenty with two shuffles, for magicians
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 346
Alex Elmsley Faro Placement to control selection between two cards
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 379
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Placement
Simply Simon 295
Pablo Domenèch Carta Al Numero (La Pequeña Historia de un Juego) placing a card at a number using the Faro shuffle
Also published here
  • "La Pequeña Historia de un Juego" in "La Circular de la EMM" March, 1980. P. 102.
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 97
Tom Craven Keeper of the Keys
Inspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 3) 5
Karl Fulves Pharoh spectator removes a royal flush and puts one of its card back in deck, found again via open prediction procedure, faro placement
13 Prophets 36
Richard Vollmer, Henry Christ, Martin Gardner Numerology three numbers lead to discovery of freely chosen card, faro placement
Card College — Volume 3 700
R. Paul Wilson ConCam Rendezvous packet cut off, card at that position remembered, predicted and its position as well, faro, Penelope's Principle
Omerta 5
Jason Alford A Cunning Odyssey Pseudo memory demonstration, match number of cards cut off by spectator, then able to find mates / four of a kind, Penelope
Inspired by The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 31
Woody Aragon Maverick demonstration of estimating and cutting specific number of cards.
Related to A Book in English 131
Gary Plants, Richard Vollmer, Roberto Giobbi Seven position of selection in small packet is predicted, anti faro principle
Confidences 177
Alex Elmsley, John Born Reverse Penelope Reverse application of the Penelope Principle
Inspired by Seeking the Bridge 53
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham A Look Inside Perfect Shuffles Describes the mathematics of perfect faro shuffles, how to stack the deck using in and out shuffles
Magical Mathematics 92
Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle
Magical Mathematics 159
Alexander Hansford A Childish Spelling Trick two selections lost and shuffled in the deck, spelled to cleanly, with demonstration spell & faro placement
Sprezzatura 48
Pepe Lirrojo Tienes dos Opciones - A.C.A.A.N. impromptu Penelope Principle
Panpharos 21
Pepe Lirrojo A.C.A.A.N. Teórico
Inspired by Panpharos 47
Ryan Murray Properties of the faro shuffle
  • Cycling Order
  • Controlling a Card to any Position
Curious Weaving x
Harapan Ong Faro Pharaoh apparently Ace placed next to another card as indicated by that card's value with a faro, other Aces found
I. Basic handling
II. Advanced handling
Principia 120
Pepe Lirrojo Entropic Spell, a new way to spell cards card is spelled to, then repeated and spectator can chose if spelled from bottom or top and even in different language, duplicate
Some Different Stuff 1