strike three and out variation \n card found by counting down three times to apparently random values \n john r. boyko \n "strike three and out!" (bob longe, the invisible deck, 1948, p. 9) \n why am i here? \n dai vernon \n strike three and out variation \n john r. boyko \n rsc discovery \n mel bennett \n chip shot \n karl fulves
1950
the phoenix 201 — 250
John R. Boyko

Strike Three and Out Variation

Inspired by "Strike Three and Out!" (Bob Longe, The Invisible Deck, 1948, p. 9)
Related toVariationsAlso published here

1950

The Phoenix 201 — 250
(Issue 214)

855



six cards  three black and three red \n six card repeat type of routine \n walter rollins \n brother john hamman \n nick trost \n rollinshammanlonge routine \n walter rollins \n brother john hamman \n bob longe
1976
subtle card magic: part one
Walter Rollins, Brother John Hamman, Nick Trost

Six Cards  Three Black and Three Red

Also published here

1976

Subtle Card Magic: Part One

24



preface \n \n bob longe
1981
don england's t.k.o.'s
Bob Longe

Preface

1981

Don England's T.K.O.'s
(Issue )

4



publisher's comments \n \n bob longe
1981
don england's t.k.o.'s
Bob Longe

Publisher's Comments

1981

Don England's T.K.O.'s
(Issue )

6



why am i here? \n card found by counting down three times to apparently random values \n dai vernon \n "counter cards" (bill simon, mathematical magic, 1964, p. 174) \n "strike three and out!" (bob longe, the invisible deck, 1948, p. 9) \n strike three and out variation \n john r. boyko \n impossible countdown \n larry jennings \n follow down \n unknown \n devious \n karl fulves \n dai vernon \n a card is found \n dai vernon \n strike three and out! \n bob longe \n the real difference \n tony bartolotta \n "this is why i am here" \n gary plants
1988
the vernon chronicles — volume 2
Dai Vernon

Why am I Here?

Related to "Counter Cards" (Bill Simon, Mathematical Magic, 1964, p. 174)
 "Strike Three and Out!" (Bob Longe, The Invisible Deck, 1948, p. 9)
 Strike Three and Out Variation (John R. Boyko, 1950)
 Impossible Countdown (Larry Jennings, 1977)
 Follow Down (Unknown, 1992)
 Strike Three and Out! (Bob Longe, 1997)
 The Real Difference (Tony Bartolotta, 2003)
VariationsAlso published here

1988

The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2

122



seven card count \n variation of six card repeat (credit information, first appeared in the linking ring, february 1955) \n nick trost \n "vanish and spell" (martin gardner, cut the cards, 1942) \n las vegas leaper \n paul harris \n rollinshammanlonge routine \n walter rollins \n brother john hamman \n bob longe
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Seven Card Count

Related toVariations

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

19



rollinshammanlonge routine \n \n walter rollins \n brother john hamman \n bob longe \n "one too many" (bob longe, 101 amazing card tricks, 1993) \n six cards  three black and three red \n walter rollins \n brother john hamman \n nick trost \n seven card count \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Walter Rollins, Brother John Hamman, Bob Longe

RollinsHammanLonge Routine

Inspired byRelated to "One Too Many" (Bob Longe, 101 Amazing Card Tricks, 1993)
Also published here

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

21



a premonition \n two prediction cards match selection by value and suit separately \n nick trost \n "blind chance" (bob longe, world's greatest card tricks, 1996) \n bob longe on "a premonition" \n bob longe
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

A Premonition

Variations

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

121



second version \n removes double backer in "elimination" \n nick trost \n "the disappearing card" (bob longe, 101 amazing card tricks, 1993) \n elimination \n nick trost \n stewart judah
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Second Version

Inspired by "The Disappearing Card" (Bob Longe, 101 Amazing Card Tricks, 1993)
Related to

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

196



strike three and out! \n card found by counting down two times to apparently random values, reprinted from "the invisible deck" \n bob longe \n the invisible deck, bob longe, 1948 \n why am i here? \n dai vernon \n informant \n karl fulves
1997
the fine print
Bob Longe

Strike Three and Out!

Related toAlso published here The Invisible Deck, Bob Longe, 1948

1997

The Fine Print
(Issue 5)

106



informant \n further comments and credit information on the referenced items \n karl fulves \n the audley walsh coincidence \n audley walsh \n quik control \n unknown \n a mind for money \n tony bartolotta \n audley walsh coincidence \n audley walsh \n luis zingone card control \n louis zingone \n a curious number force \n martin gardner \n far sighted \n karl fulves \n heat rises \n karl fulves \n hic! \n karl fulves \n braue extra \n joseph k. schmidt \n strike three and out! \n bob longe
1997
the fine print
Karl Fulves

Informant

Related to The Audley Walsh Coincidence (Audley Walsh, 1936)
 Quik Control (Unknown, 1980)
 A Mind For Money (Tony Bartolotta, 1997)
 Audley Walsh Coincidence (Audley Walsh, 1997)
 Luis Zingone Card Control (Louis Zingone, 1997)
 A Curious Number Force (Martin Gardner, 1997)
 Far Sighted (Karl Fulves, 1997)
 Heat Rises (Karl Fulves, 1997)
 Hic! (Karl Fulves, 1997)
 Braue Extra (Joseph K. Schmidt, 1997)
 Strike Three and Out! (Bob Longe, 1997)

1997

The Fine Print
(Issue 5)

109



bob longe on "a premonition" \n spectator turns over card underneath table, matches prediction \n bob longe \n "blind chance" (world's greatest card tricks, 1996) \n a premonition \n nick trost
2008
subtle card creations — volume 1
Bob Longe

Bob Longe on "A Premonition"

Inspired byAlso published here "Blind Chance" (World's Greatest Card Tricks, 1996)

2008

Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1

121



miraskill with the equalizer shuffle \n two phases \n nick trost \n "simple miraskill" (bob longe, the magical math book, 1998)
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2
Nick Trost

Miraskill with the Equalizer Shuffle

Inspired by "Simple Miraskill" (Bob Longe, The Magical Math Book, 1998)

2009

Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2

448



esp paradox of pairs \n \n nick trost \n "the lonely pair" (bob longe, easy card tricks, 1995)
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2
Nick Trost

ESP Paradox of Pairs

Related to "The Lonely Pair" (Bob Longe, Easy Card Tricks, 1995)

2009

Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2

558


