233 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Funny Locations (whatever that means...)
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Magic Star and Cabalistic Pointer six cards in star configuration, an arrow pivots and stops at selections
1889 Tricks with Cards 201
Unknown Eine Karte am Geruch erkennen locating a card because of its smell, key card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Laurie Ireland The Card and Mousetrap
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 32
Al Baker Al Baker's Poker Face short card, cards found as they are riffled before the spectators' eyes
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 486
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Never Miss" Card Trick selection appears at chosen position, repeat with apparent failure and transformation
  • reverse count and packet turnover bluff
  • slip-back deal count
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 19
Unknown A Rising Card Comedy apparently invisible thread makes card move
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 52
Theodore Annemann The Tune Detective card found by dealing to selected song lyric / beat
Related toAlso published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 31
Theodore Annemann A Trick with the Fan Location card selected from face-up deck is found face-down
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 55
Stewart Judah Spectator's Choice Tantalizer deal with thirty-two cards, two selections by both spectator and performer, spectator choses which one remain after dealing procedure
Related toAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 176
Theodore Annemann The Walk Around Discovery cards distributed on floor and selection located
Also published here 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 190
Theodore Annemann New Finishes for Card Tricks: 1. Card Dropping all cards except selection drops out of performer's hand
1938 Greater Magic 223
Unknown "Tearing the Pack" Trick pack torn in half, card selected from both half, match and are previous selection
1938 Greater Magic 290
L. Vosburgh Lyons Last Chance
Related toAlso published here 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 387
Unknown The Obliging Card apparently mistake is made, ambitious phase
1940 Expert Card Technique 322
Stuart Robson Last Touch last card is selection
Also published here 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 96) 593
Herb Runge A Thought Ahead Tantalizer
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 618
Unknown Circus Card Trick to prepare for twenty-sixth location
1940 Expert Card Technique 398
Al Baker Poker Face short card, cards found as they are riffled before the spectators' eyes
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 171
Edward Marlo Divining Hanky handkerchief finds card by bending its corner by itself to identify it
Also published here 1942 Deck Deception 18
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Delayed Bombshell message on card "So sorry. We all make mistakes. It's the next card."
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 10
Clayton Rawson The Cockeyed Cards joker always shows up and is torn up, then shows up again and pieces are now selection
Related toAlso published here 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 21
Eddie Joseph The Secret Out - Not Quite sucker trick in which you explain the key card but selection ends up next to another card
1942 Greater Card Tricks 38
Theodore Annemann The Walk Around Discovery cards distributed on floor and selection located by standing on it
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 3
Dr. Howard B. Kayton Magneto-Box small cards in transparent case, after the box is shaken, the selected card sticks to one side
1945 My Best 20
Unknown The "Yankee Doodle" Card singing a tune, card appears at last beat
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 120
Unknown I Nose Yours card sticks to nose
1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 52
Unknown Divining Hanky animated handkerchief nods above selection
1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 58
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Heaps as Rusduck, spectator finds his own card, a lot of dealing, Tantalizer
Variations 1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 98) 397
Herb Runge Face Down several times a card is selected and found, spelling, stopped at and with "next card I turn over, will be your card" gag
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 112) 451
Billy McComb William's Fantastic Fez performer wears a fez, cuckoo on springs comes out with the selection
1947 The First Book of William 17
John Hamilton Heaps again spectator finds his own card, with just eight cards, sort of Tantalizer
Inspired byVariations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 140) 562
Unknown The Tantalizer twenty-second position and packet dealing
Related toVariations 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 112
Karrell Fox The Question Is...
Related toVariations 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 96
Al Leech Ace Elimination
Related to 1949 For Card Men Only 16
Unknown Rotating Knife knife and fork as spinning wheel on the table, to find selection
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 8
Harvey P. Graham Gloria Mundi deck is placed in a glass, cards fall out except selection
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 205) 818
Bert Allerton The Missing Deuce one of four twos transforms into a selected card
1958 The Close-Up Magician 28
Bobby Bernard Bookmatch Card Index on burnt match head appears name of selection, index
Related to 1958 Magic in Miniature 4
Charlie Dietz The Question Is: Where is Your Card question mark is formed, selection is point, same a Karrell Fox Routine
Related to 1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 41
Al Leech One Among Four
Related to 1959 Cardmanship 20
James Steranko A Question of Time same as "The Question Is..."
Related to 1960 Steranko on Cards 52
Karrell Fox Spotz Four of Hearts selected, Five of Hearts found but one Heart is cut out
1960 Comedy a la Card 10
Karrell Fox Op-Trick-al Illusion Two of Diamonds selected, Ace of Diamonds found, but when held before the eye correctly, two Diamonds are seen, optical illusion
1960 Comedy a la Card 11
Karrell Fox It's a "Scorcher" lit match held under deck to expand selection, instead it comes out with edges burnt
1960 Comedy a la Card 16
Art Irwin The Tricky Bear toy mechanical bear lifts three selections from the deck
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 54
Edward Marlo Surprise "Seventh Effect", top and bottom cards shown and lost, one was selection, it appears back on top, sucker
1962 Tilt! 14
Edward Marlo Numbered Tilt "Nineteenth Effect", value of top card used to count to selection, top card is selection, sucker
1962 Tilt! 26
Robert Eagle Repeat Circus Card Trick with duplicate
Dec. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 71
Bruce Cervon Readers performer locates card while wearing suspicious glasses, when spectator wears glasses he sees the marks, but all card are marked with same value
Related to
  • p. 108 for forcing deck idea by Lu Brent
Also published here
June 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 106
Charlie Miller A Novel Location card selected face-up with fun presentation
Related to
  • p. 133 for related idea by Norman Houghton
Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 123
Alan Keith Prelude "Circus Card Trick" to set up key cards
Inspired by 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 136
Karl Fulves As A Stop Trick comedy presentation, on a card is written when spectator should stop
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 55
Allan Ackerman The Programmed Deck always dealing into two piles and eliminating one pile, last card is named selection, Named Tantalizer
Related toVariations 1970 Magic Mafia Effects 36
Don Nielsen Location Plus coin appears next to selection in deck, comedy presentation ("your card is x cards and a quarter down in the deck")
Related to Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 371
Guy Thompson Dexter the Dexterous using Bill Nord's "Skull-ocation" and a story about Gulliver's Travels, card is located with miniature skull
1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 1) 1
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny Target Shooting, Anyone? easy method for Jumbo Sidekick, gun shot on table and vase falls over, then bullseye change into picture of selection
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 121
Val Andrews Miracle-Location No. 3, selection apparently found but not shown, gag
1970 (ca.) The Idiot at the Card Table 4
Val Andrews One Spade Short No. 26
1970 (ca.) The Idiot at the Card Table 11
Paul Swinford Let's Pretend two phase card location with humorous key card presentation, faro
1971 More Faro Fantasy 11
Bruce Cervon Turn Me Over! funny messages on cards
Related to 1971 Expert Card Chicanery 9
Sam Schwartz Working Against Time egg timer with miniature card on bottom used, card under egg timer change into selection with "the card under the timer" line
Related to 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 14
Ed Thiele He Has It! handkerchief nods on the selection in tabled row, but it's not it, it's in the handkerchief instead, see also p. 410 for comment by Steve Holland, p. 420 for comment by Leslie May
Jan. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 396
Unknown Downer down-under location from twenty card packet, only odd-colored card in one half
June 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 528
Roy Walton Twister two six-card packets (one red and one black) on table, spectator moves one over from one packet to the other, located, six red cards change to black
Sep. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 11) 561
Stan Blumenthal Jump Up selection is found with 'Mexican Jumping Beans', beans on ribbon spread, one jumps and lands on selection
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 55) 272
R. M. Jamison You Didn't Notice It? selection is apparently a double facer, gag
1972 The Living End 61
"Maury" Kains Come "Forth"
1972 The Living End 63
Baffles Brush Evens and Middles sucker trick, apparently card is among dealt cards
1972 The Living End 65
Theodore Annemann The Walk Around Discovery cards distributed on floor and selection located
Also published here 1972 The Living End 93
Clayton Rawson The Cockeyed Cards joker always shows up and is torn up, then shows up again and pieces are now selection
Also published here 1972 The Living End 100
Edward Marlo Divining Hanky handkerchief finds card by bending its corner by itself to identify it
Also published here 1972 The Living End 136
L. Vosburgh Lyons Last Chance Tantalizer
Also published here 1972 The Living End 138
Stuart Robson Last Touch last card is selection
Also published here 1972 The Living End 138
Theodore Annemann The Tune Detective card found by dealing to selected song lyric / beat
Also published here 1972 The Living End 140
Theodore Annemann The Clumsy Performer cards fall out of performer's hand until chosen card remains
1972 The Living End 140
Karl Fulves Short Cut cased deck is cut as gag, selection appears on case
1973 Notes From Underground 10
Karl Fulves Snap Out one pip snaps out of card and falls off, leaving a hole
1973 Notes From Underground 38
Gene Finnell Exchange wrong card tabled, down/under deal of packets ends with same wrong card and on table is correct one
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 54
Roy Walton The Magical Eliminator spectator selects red card, but performer goes on to find it among six black cards, sucker
Variations 1973 Card Script 5
Eddie Fechter How Do You Want Me To Find Your Card? selection is found again and again in quick fashion, as an out
Also published here 1974 Card Cavalcade II 167
Stephen Minch Death's Grip card is found with small skull on chain (Skull-ocation)
1974 The Book of Thoth 26
George Sands Lucky 13 prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains
Related toVariationsAlso published here Aug. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1035
Francis Carlyle Dots it? same as Fox's "The Question Is..."
Related to 1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 20
Jerry Sadowitz Revolving Revelation with sucker element
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 10) 267
Unknown A Sporting Proposition No. 2, Circus Card Trick, sucker
Related to 1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 4
Richard Himber Calculator Cards No. 62, selection is "six and three quarters cards" down in deck, it's correct with a card in which a quarter is torn out
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 94
Karrell Fox Quite a Mouthful fake tongue unrolls from mouth with mini card stuck on it
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 72
Karrell Fox The Persistent Bunny bunny puppet used in card trick
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 79
Gerald Kosky Computer Discovery card remains after multiple anti-faros
Related to 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 612
Karl Fulves Mass Transit spectator choses card from black pile, performer finds it from red pile which turns out to be the black pile
1978 Transpo Trix 56
Unknown Die Nächste ist es! next card turned over is the selection, sucker trick
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 53
Unknown Das sinkende Schiff cards are cascaded into hat and all cards are shaken out of the hat, last card that remains is selection
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 55
Wally Boyce The Piscatorial Peg card is found with a clothes-peg
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 640
Karl Fulves Cat Locates Card
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1263
Steve Beam Mathematical Card Trick calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 24
Al Leech Crooked Card card changes to a crooked card
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 38
Paul Harris The Vacuum Cleaner Card Case case stuck to deck
Variations 1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 5
Terri Rogers A Jigsaw Puzzle card puzzle as a revelation, Four of Hearts instead of Five of Hearts
Inspired by 1981 Babel (Issue 2) 20
Steve Beam Mathematical Card Trick calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation
Also published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 4
Craig Keller SPCA sponge ball finds card
Aug. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 670
Unknown Betcha circus card trick
1982 Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 24
Curtis Kam, Chris Kam The VCCC Cleans Up Its Act case stuck to deck, gag routine with case as vacuum cleaner
Inspired by 1982 All the World's a Stage 30
Jan Heins Splash plastic bird put in "house" build of cards and finds selection
1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 8) 1080
Jerry Sadowitz Prone to Live Dangerously sucker effect in which performer stabs card next to selection which can be seen on face
Related toVariations 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9) 1100
Paul Hallas, Jerry Sadowitz, Theodore Annemann More Dangerous
Inspired by 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1181
Paul Harris Language of the Cards cards divined via layout of Seven of Hearts, Ten of Spades on table with other cards, indifferent card transforms into three selections
1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 15
Meir Yedid Point The Way arrow appears printed on backs of cards and points to selection
Also published here 1983 Off the Wall 9
George Sands Lucky 13 No. 32, prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains
Also published here 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 53
Meir Yedid Point the Way arrow appears printed on backs of cards and points to selection
Also published here Nov. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 11) 994
Jerry Sadowitz Prone to Live Dangerously performer places ace of spades next to selection, sucker effect
1984 Cards Hit 6
Dick Koornwinder Crazy Canon cannon drawn on paper fires with bang, hole in selected card
1984 Diverting Kreations 4
David Britland Still Counting on back of card is 7up logo, card is found at seventh position from that card
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 705
Frederick Braue Bazooka Card Trick writing appears on card that can be seen in red cellophane envelope (1943)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 13
Karl Fulves Rupert the Great No. 37, animal cut and folded from envelope finds card
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 65
Karl Fulves Houdini Hound No. 39, dog made from paper bag like a hand puppet, paper bone changes into selection
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 69
Paul Swinford Finding the Card named card is left over after sorting procedure with sorting rod
1986 The Cyberdeck 16
David Regal The Beeper a beeper locates card which travels folded inside
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 99
John Riggs Coon 2 spring raccoon routine, impressions and selected card is found
1. The Attack
2. The Signed Cod
3. The Finale
4. The Screaming Assault
5. The Follow Up
6. The Wiggler
7. Leftover Line
1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 16) 267
Jim Hyams, Paul Sorrentino, Gary Plants, Evert Chapman, Steve Beam A Trick with a Borrowed Dog gag, dog starts barking at correct card
1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 18) 304
Jim Hyams A-Maze-Ing five cards put on five exits from a small maze, mouse finds exit with selection, see Guilty for credit corrections
Related to 1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 18) 305
Jerry Sadowitz Elimination comedy location, all cards eliminated in stages with patter lines except selection
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 73
Thomas Hierling The Art Card blank card produced, card that matches selection drawn on it, it changes into actual selection
1987 New Wave Close-Up 85
Bruce Cervon Readers cards are apparently marked, but all the same
Also published here 1988 The Cervon File 223
Steve Beam The Jogger gag revelation of selection, see p. 422 for correction
Related to 1988 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 22) 379
Karrell Fox "The Nose-Knows"
1988 My Latest Book 49
Karrell Fox A Good "Back-Up" some cards have company logo on back, trade show
1988 My Latest Book 129
Thomas Hierling Balloondoggy Finds Card
1988 First there was a dream 27
Jerry Sadowitz Broken Hearts four of hearts splits into 4 ace of hearts, pips disappear and reappear on back of selection
1989 Cards on the Table 52
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Twos Much selection lost, indicator Two-spot turned up, but selection under eight cards, other three Twos under original Two
1989 Prototype 24
Simon Lovell Crispy Spectator cuts deck, produces pile of potato crisps. Bag of crisps is opened to find selected card.
Inspired by
  • "The Searcher" (Bob Ostin, Magic Mag, vol. 1, no. 3)
1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 21
Karl Fulves Magnetic Fingers spectator cannot lift finger off chosen card
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 38
Gary Ouellet Quarterback selection has to be divided, performer reveals number with a card and a quarter
Related to 1990 Close Up Illusions 80
Karl Fulves Procrastination Card Trick performer wants to find card, but other trick with Kings gets in the way
1991 28 Card Tricks 16
Karrell Fox The Vanishing Fifty-One deck put in handkerchief bag, jumbo card of selection taken out, rest vanishes
1991 Goodies 41
Karrell Fox "Pip-Squeak" chosen card squeaks and is then oiled
1991 Goodies 45
Meir Yedid Wegweiser arrow appears printed on backs of cards and points to selection
Also published here 1991 Meir Yedid 19
Steve Beam Mathematical Card Trick calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation
Related toAlso published here 1993 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 79
Muneo Yokoi Pointer Deck Arrow suddenly appears printed on the selected card's face, pointing to the index
1993 Volum 5 Lecture Note 13
Meir Yedid Point the Way arrow appears printed on backs of cards and points to selection
Also published here 1993 Memorable Magic 14
Karl Fulves Likely Suspect packet, selection stands always out, three phases, only face-up card, then only black card, then odd-backed
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 1) 5
Karl Fulves Deadly Dagger comedy card stab, comb dagger, two handlings
1993 Verbatim (Issue 8) 84
Jon Racherbaumer Psychic Leap Frog card chosen, a few cards tabled, origami frog from card produced and it locates a card (with Card Hopper parity principle) with funny message, frog unfolded and it is the selection
Inspired by Sep. 1993 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 3) 15
Eddie Fechter How Do You Want Me To Find Your Card? selection is found again and again in quick fashion, as an out
Also published here 1993 Fechter 253
Jackie McClements Pushthru Eliminator card chosen, incomplete faro pushed through a few times to get clues about the color and suit of card, wrong card is determined, still right card shows up reversed in deck
Also published here
  • The Crimp, p. 212
1994 Shock Treatment 4
Tom Daugherty The Gypsy Shuffle red and black packet
Jan. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 1) 2456
Karrell Fox The Question is... the "point" of a ribbon spread question mark is the chosen card
1995 Card College — Volume 1 81
Chad Long Nervous Condition all cards fly out via Gymnastic Aces except selection
Inspired by 1995 The Lost Cheesy Notebooks — Volume Two 3
John Riggs A Bird of Different Feather bag with cards cut in quarters, performer finds pieces of thought of card
Inspired by
  • Robert Baker's "Birds of a Feather" in "Shared Thoughts"
1995 The Magic of John Riggs 65
Karl Fulves 6-Card Conceit card location presentation for six card repeat
Related to 1995 Underworld (Issue 2) 25
Sid Lorraine A Novel Card Discovery miniature card jumps out of deck when riffled, reprinted from Linking Ring, March 1928
Related to 1996 New Card Rises 20
Howard Wurst A Small Card, Right? miniature card jumps out of deck when riffled
1996 New Card Rises 22
Tom Sellers The Almanac Trick counting down a few numbers (weeks in a year, ...) a card is found
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 1
Frederick Braue Joker Spell deck with selection in pocket, performer removes five cards, none of which is selection which is joker, on their backs the cards spell JOKER
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 4
Chester Morris Comedy Cards to Pocket Seven of Spades with bottom two pips cut off, Seven and Five of Spades forced for two-phase routine
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 4
Frederick Braue Double Transformation quick opener with two selections and the card of the wrong spectator is found and changes back and forth, also with one selection
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 6
Frederick Braue Scrambled Thoughtwaves spectator thinks of his selection, yet a blank card, then scrambled up card and then card with image of girl show up
Inspired by
  • Clayton Rawson plot
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 7
Frederick Braue Who, Me? blank card with message by murderer is found between aces in deck, story presentation
Inspired by 1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 9
Unknown The Spirit Slates Chinese characters appear on slate as gag, performer "translates" into selection
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 20
Unknown The Random Card character "Charlie Random" on blank card, is next to selection
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 21
"Senator" Clark Crandall Pip Pip blank card instead of Four of Spades produced, four single Spade pips removed from pocket
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 23
Alex Elmsley The Card in the Screen chosen card appears on computer screen
1996 Mouse Magic 14
J. W. Sarles Magnetic Personality chosen court card clings to magnet
Inspired by
  • "Dippy Magnet" (Harbin)
Related to
1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 74
Peter Duffie The Backwards Almanac Locate card with long dealing and counting sequence about the deck being a pocket diary
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 80
Doug Edwards My First Trick Photo appears on face of selection
1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 107
Simon Lovell Bonus Fold Effect spectator cuts and folded selection happens to be where he cuts
1997 Simon Says! 78
Joshua Jay Losing Diamonds Selection (Two of Diamonds) made and lost. Ten of Diamonds shown, given a flick, flurry of red diamonds fly out, leaving the Two of Diamonds
Also published here 1998 A Teen's Routines 53
Dick Koornwinder The Koornwinder Kar car finds card by stopping next to it when pushed
  • The Apparatus Supplied
  • Explanation of the Basic Principle
Related to 1998 The Koornwinder Kar & The Koornwinder Card Control 4
Dick Koornwinder The Revised Technique for the Koornwinder Kar car finds card by stopping next to it when pushed
1998 The Koornwinder Kar & The Koornwinder Card Control 13
Peter Duffie The Speckled Humbug spectator selects red card, but performer goes on to find it among ten black cards, sucker
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Abacus magazine
1998 Deck Direct 15
Joshua Jay Losing Diamonds Selection (Two of Diamonds) made and lost. Ten of Diamonds shown, given a flick, flurry of red diamonds fly out, leaving the Two of Diamonds
Also published here 1999 Magic Atlas 87
Joshua Jay Ballistic Band-Aid Band-Aid on finger jumps from finger to finger (thimble-like sequence), finally vanishes and appears stuck on selected card
1999 Magic Atlas 116
David Regal The Joker Works Overtime Joker finds two selections, in the process changing into a duplicate of each selection
Inspired by 1999 Close-Up & Personal 60
David Regal Pasteboard Massacre Magician cuts the deck literally in half to find selection, saws deck in half using a playing card
1999 Close-Up & Personal 242
Ellis Stanyon The "Turned-Up" Card No. 28, circus card trick, sucker
  • Supplementary Note (reference given by Karl Fulves)
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 17
Jerry Mentzer It Takes A Year Card chosen and lost. Magicians deals the deck, reciting the months of the year, the days of the week and the four seasons of the year. Card is found at the end of the deal, plus four Aces.
1999 Cunning Card Miracles 25
Eugene Burger Séance "glorpy" and "out to lunch"
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 56
Dale Anthony, Eugene Burger Dracula and the Sorority Girls presentation for "under attack"
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 156
Chuck Smith To Dusty dog finds card
2000 Tools Of The Trade 27
Jörg Willich Electric Wand card is found with hand-held mixer
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 211
Gerd Winkler Bizarre, Bizarre performer removes his eye to find the selection, paper is stapled over eye height
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 215
Marty Kane The Christmas Tree Trick based on a pun, spectator selects two threes, rest of the cards are blank
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 121
Simon Lovell Harry's Catnip Principle cat locates card
  • Bonus Number One - Free Choice Catnip!
  • Bonus Number Two - The Mind Reading Cat (cat locates object)
  • Bonus Number Three - Gambling Kitty (cat finds money card in monte, with Guy Hollingworth variation)
2000 Son of Simon Says! 117
Don Alan Stanley hand puppet monkey in basket finds selection
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 117
Don Alan Worm's Turn worm in basket finds chosen ABC card, snake in a basket
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 125
Edward Marlo, Don Alan Tweaking Marlo's Twee card trick based on a pun, picture with tree and three hearts,
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 179
Simon Aronson Divide and Conquer Cards get dealt through, eliminating half the deck each time until two selections remain
Inspired by
  • "One in Fifty-Two Bet" (Lennart Green, Green Magic vol. 3, DVD, 2000)
Variations
2001 Try the Impossible 20
Simon Aronson Euph-oracle (an Alternate Take) Elimination procedure to locate two selections, using Reverse Faros
Inspired by 2001 Try the Impossible 26
Simon Aronson Alternate Take Combination of UnDo Influence and Euph-oracle procedure
Inspired byVariations 2001 Try the Impossible 28
Simon Aronson More-or-Less-acle Euphoracle to locate four of a kind
2001 Try the Impossible 28
Simon Aronson Alternate Take with the Additional Climax
Inspired by 2001 Try the Impossible 29
Simon Aronson Decipher One spectator names value, one spectator names suit, performer produces card
2001 Try the Impossible 143
Simon Aronson Rap-Ace-ious Magician raps while locating the four Aces (credits for all the sleights used are given)
2001 Try the Impossible 184
Karl Fulves A Day Late half card pops out next to selection
2001 The Magic Thrust 32
Karl Fulves Stop or Else! No. 24, "Stop or else" written on Joker
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 49
Karl Fulves Back Stop No. 37, a card shows up with writing "Stop! Back up 3 cards", and there the selection is found
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 80
David Malek Do Another One top card used to count down, arrived-at card also, and so on, until eventually selection is found
2001 Rebel without a Pause 45
David Malek The Malek Famous Twenty-One Card Trick parody, false card found which changes into right one with gag
2001 Rebel without a Pause 57
Dave Walker The Larceny Trick card comes to top as bet, then all shown alike with presentation as if the spectator lied
2001 The Long and the Short of it 27
Darwin Ortiz Maximum Risk catch 22, memorized deck
Inspired by
  • "One in Fifty-Two Bet" (Lennart Green, Green Magic Vol. 3, video)
Variations
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 80
Jason England Maximum Risk - Impromptu Version catch 22
Inspired byRelated to 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 84
Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz Step-by-step Revelation selection found, used to build a setup for next trick
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1124
Walter B. Gibson, Roberto Giobbi, Harry Blackstone The Happy Birthday Card Trick card found by dealing to song lyrics, from Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks
Related to 2003 Card College — Volume 5 1157
Antón "Mago Antón" López El Submarino y el Periscopio selection is found with the aid of a straw, submarin presentation, with variation
  • Variante: Equilibrio Inverosimil
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 234
Luis H. Trueba Cartas y Navajas card apparently located by pocket knife, short routine with two knives, then knife changes to selection
2003 Magia y Dramagia 136
Jackie McClements Pushthru Eliminator card chosen, incomplete faro pushed through a few times to get clues about the color and suit of card, wrong card is determined, still right card shows up reversed in deck
Also published here
  • The Crimp, p. 212
2004 A Lecture 14
Lewis Jones Lucky, Lucky, Lucky prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until selection appears, as bar bet
Inspired byVariations 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 70
Ron Frost Finger Printed Find card by fingerprints, fingerprints appear in ink on the face of card
2004 After The Force 76
Tyler Wilson Clean Sanchez two cards with big instructions on it used to locate two selections
Inspired byVariations 2006 Dominatricks 61
Tyler Wilson Sterilizing Sanchez variation in which both cards are predicted
Inspired by 2006 Dominatricks 64
Jack Avis "Throw-In" Presentation card is supposed to be thrown next to selection, but it is the selection
2006 Rara Avis 94
Bruce Cervon sucker red glases, apparently marked card, every card is marked with "fool"
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 23
Stewart James Falling Card Five cards are clipped onto bulldog clips and threaded on a rope, when pulled taut, the selected card falls off the clip while the other four remain clipped
Also published here
  • Letter to Francis Haxton, Sep 1951
2007 The Essential Stewart James 114
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Tumble Card selected and lost in the deck. Deck is thrown into pocket of jeans, jeans is thrown into laundromat dryer. After all the cards have fallen out of pocket, only selected card remains in pocket
2008 Organic 12
Hiroshi Sawa The Invisible Man one of five cards on table is selected, foot prints of an "invisible man" appear that lead to selection
Dec. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12) 33
Karl Fulves Magician Does Good one of five cards chosen, cards shuffled back, three Aces cut to, selection is Three of Hearts, they change into Threes
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 388
Trevor Lewis Guilty / Not Guilty cards with faces on one side and letters on the other, one is selected and found, word guilty is spelt, murder theme
2009 Routines Matter 85
Dani DaOrtiz Cards are my Business selection from small packet is found, presentation with short messages written on business cards
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 59
Steve Beam, Marty Kane The Tranquilizer tantalizer-variation with reverse faros, bluff, card remains on top
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 119
David Solomon Sorting the Deck named card remains after multiple anti-faros
Inspired byRelated to 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 282
Ryan Schlutz The Keeper card divined after three fun random questions
Related to 2011 Making the Cut 15
Ryan Schlutz, Josh Arroyo The Keeper - Additional Handling card divined after three fun random questions, despite card apparently not being amongst sample cards
2011 Making the Cut 17
Harry Lorayne "Simply" Effective card forced, packets shown, when spectator says he sees his card the performer instantly shouts its name, shocking
2011 Special Effects 75
Patrick Page The Big Four four indifferent cards change into four corners of a jumbo card which matches selection
Inspired by
  • Jack Hughes' "Four Wrongs Make a Right"
2011 Magic Page by Page 252
David Acer, Bedros "Spidey" Akkelian Squancho 2.0 stickman drawn on top card, wrong card found by this card, card turned face-up and it now is selection itself, stickman changes into disfigured stickman after clapping the card
Also published here
  • Genii, May 2010
2011 More Power to You 87
Jason England Risky Business
Inspired byRelated to 2012 Texas on a Saturday Night 14
Michael Lam 草泥马机率 (WTF Possibility) Tantalizer with deck in new deck order as finale
Inspired by 2014 实战魔术 Real Magic 21
Ricky Smith Card at any Vowel "card to top" presentation
Also published here 2015 Nothing as it Seems 12
Mark Fitzgerald Turnabout Magician uses directions from a cellphone directly to the spectator to locate a selected card.
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 36
Patrick Page, Roberto Giobbi And Yet It Is! apparently wrong card found, changes to correct one
Inspired by
  • "The Unknown Solider's Card Trick" (Patrick's Pages of Magic, Lecture Notes 1973)
Related to
  • "The Three to Two of Spades" (Ken de Courcy, Ken on Kards - Card Magic for Non-Card Men)
2016 Standup Card Magic 119
Ricky Smith Card at any Vowel "card to top" presentation
Also published here 2017 Threeve 2
Patrick Page Lazy Man's Card Trick indifferent card changes into selection
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 147
Allan Ackerman The Thought Algorithm "a.k.a. The Programmed Deck"
named tantalizer (or card written down), with written instructions for the spectator to follow, card positioned during Joker removal, credit information
Inspired by 2019 Card Theater 34
Tom Gagnon Chump Change spectator thinks selection is on top and riffle shuffles it into center, yet it ends up on top, sucker element, breather crimp
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 233