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Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 549
Edward Marlo One Hand Control Aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only, two crimps
VariationsAlso published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 318
Lin Searles Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted and four Aces on top of discard piles, see also p. 486 for comment by Charles Hudson
Inspired byRelated toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Jeff Busby Travelling Transmutators Aces twisting phase, r/b transpo phase, transformation, reproduction of Aces
Related to 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 73
Bruce Cervon, Dai Vernon The Pineapple Twist transformation kicker, based on Walt Rollins' "Pineapple Card Trick"
Variations 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 23
Richard Vollmer Poor Man's Monte
Variations Apr. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 472
Richard Vollmer Very Nice Oil+Water 4&4, all red kicker
Sep. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 673
Peter Marshall Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Sep. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 678
Charles Hudson Sum Hummer Ace to Ten packet, mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principle
Variations 1982 Best of Friends 105
Harry Lorayne, Robert E. Neale Voice Print eight cards, programming, binary
Related toVariations 1982 Best of Friends 256
Richard Vollmer Vorwort
1982 Card News '82 v
Richard Vollmer Hyper-Twist cc back, all change to ace of spades
July 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 797
John F. Mendoza Richard Vollmer
1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 121
Richard Vollmer The Strasbourg Waltz Aces twist, change places and transform into Eights
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 121
Richard Vollmer, Christian Scherer Mystery of the 7 Suspects sandwich cards surround seven cards, down-under-deal to arrive at card, its value is counted down in rest of deck to find selection, faro
Variations 1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 127
Richard Vollmer, Christian Scherer Jacks Down Under off-beat sandwich effect, faro
Apr. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 910
Richard Vollmer The Lady Vanishes queen travels into deck and is find using locator card, using faro
Feb. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1025
Richard Vollmer Double Chameleon three cards change front and back and back again
Mar. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 1042
Richard Vollmer Instant Sedaps
Oct. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1126
Richard Vollmer N-E-T Profit two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine/Ten set-up
Related to 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 274
Richard Vollmer A Royal Flush Dream some pile making and dealing to produce royal flush
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 277
Richard Vollmer Together At Last
Variations 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 540
Edward Marlo, Randy Wakeman Surprising the Seven Suspects multiple cards sandwiched, down under elimination, quartet kicker, faro
Inspired by 1985 Formula One Close-Up 57
Harry Lorayne Richard Vollmer mini bio
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 273
Richard Vollmer Watch More Closely kings to aces
Variations Sep. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 1252
Richard Vollmer Lazy Man's Invisible Back & Front Palm
Sep. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 1253
Bill Derman Apocalypse Variations or Additions
Inspired by Apr. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 1340
Richard Vollmer Aw Gee! four aces, red aces penetrate to the top over and over again
Aug. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 1386
Richard Vollmer Earthly Powers selected card and four Aces are found, antifaro "programming"
Related toVariations June 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 6) 1503
Harry Lorayne Unearthly Powers
Inspired by July 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 7) 1520
Francois Ziegler, Richard Vollmer Ask the Deck full suit and four of a kind kicker
Variations Nov. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 11) 1561
Richard Vollmer Three Fo(u)r One
Jan. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 1) 1450
Richard Vollmer Perpetual Calendar using faro
Feb. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 2) 1604
Richard Vollmer Never Say Die card is found with another value
Variations Dec. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 12) 1721
Richard Vollmer Oil and Aces 4&4, one packet transforms to aces
Related to Oct. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 10) 1696
Richard Vollmer Double Spell spelling to the Aces
Sep. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 9) 1684
Richard Vollmer Spell to setup??
Mar. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 3) 1759
Richard Vollmer Spell to, two setup??
Mar. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 3) 1759
Richard Vollmer Tell-Tale Deck card selected, features of it (color, suit) are spelled to, setup??
Dec. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 12) 1870
Roger A. Golde How Classics are Born!
Inspired by Nov. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 11) 1993
Richard Vollmer Mr. Koenig's Tapestry dealing a 4x4 square
Variations Mar. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 3) 1902
Richard Vollmer Tag-Along Aces
Dec. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 12) 2007
Richard Vollmer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Mar. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 3) 1904
Richard Vollmer Will the Couples Match?
June 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 6) 1937
Richard Vollmer Ten/Four at the end some coincidences occur
Dec. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 12) 2156
Tom Daugherty Choices
Inspired by Dec. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 12) 2153
Michael DeMarco Poker Machine II using faro
Variations Apr. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 4) 2062
Richard Vollmer Talk To Me eight card Packet
Inspired by Feb. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 2) 2031
Richard Vollmer Geschichte short history on the stay stack
Also published here
  • Richard Vollmer "Le Jeu Mirroir", 1984
1992 Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 5
Richard Vollmer Das Prinzip des "Stay-Stack Systems" von Rusduck how the stay stack works
Also published here
  • Richard Vollmer "Le Jeu Mirroir", 1984
1992 Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 5
Richard Vollmer Das Legen eines palindromischen Spiels how to set up a stay stack, several methods
Also published here
  • Richard Vollmer "Le Jeu Mirroir", 1984
1992 Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 6
Richard Vollmer Die Eigenschaften des palindromischen Spiels characteristics of the stay stack, with 52 and 53 cards
Also published here
  • Richard Vollmer "Le Jeu Mirroir", 1984
1992 Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 8
Richard Vollmer Apocalypse Variations or Additions
Inspired by May 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 5) 2219
Richard Vollmer Matchmaker's Chart as a prediction effect
Variations May 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 5) 2209
Harry Lorayne Matchmaker's Chart, Cont'd
Inspired by June 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 6) 2223
Richard Vollmer Six Plus Five two cards add up to eleven
July 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 7) 2240
Ron Ferris Kr-Ace-Y Kolors in a course of a strange 4 ace effect
Variations Feb. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 2) 2175
Richard Vollmer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Aug. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 8) 2255
Richard Vollmer The Miredieu Poker Deal set-up
Dec. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 12) 2437
Richard Vollmer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Sep. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 9) 2410
Richard Vollmer Ad Libitum fifteenth position
Variations Jan. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 1) 2314
Kevin Moran Minus Math hiding the math
Related to Oct. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 10) 2415
Richard Vollmer Right to it
June 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 6) 2374
Philip T. Goldstein Autonomix pairs are exchanged via chart but still paired
Inspired by 1994 Thabbatical 118
Richard Vollmer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Aug. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 8) 2543
Richard Vollmer Mystical Countdown mathematical, one selection by spectator, one by magician
Inspired by Feb. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 2) 2467
Richard Vollmer Mystical Countdown Follow-Up
Feb. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 2) 2468
Richard Vollmer Double Double Change two cards actually
Sep. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 9) 2548
Richard Vollmer Einstein's Favorite Trick spectator locates his own card
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 32
Richard Vollmer, Norman Houghton LIII-Kelihood small packet is counted and card remembered at number in remainder, then 10, 9, 8 count to find card
Related to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 155
Richard Vollmer No Questions Asked
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 160
Richard Vollmer Location/Placement/Prediction faro
Jan. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 1) 2600
Richard Vollmer Right-To-It Location faro
Sep. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 9) 2694
Volkmar Mrasek Haptap
Inspired by Feb. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 2) 2608
Richard Vollmer Numero Dos variation on King's "I Can Guess Your Weight"
Variations May 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 5) 2643
Blair Bowling Numero Trois faro
Inspired byRelated to 1996 Facsimile (Issue 4) 8
Richard Vollmer The Distrustful Mechanic using faros
Oct. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 10) 2850
Richard Vollmer Last (Gil)Breath gilbreath, face up face down mess
Dec. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 12) 2869
Richard Vollmer Two Surprises 27 key card
July 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 7) 2811
Richard Vollmer Thrice Nice divided deck, see also p. 2819
Jan. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 1) 2737
John Bahu Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by May 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 5) 2795
Richard Vollmer Down-Under Mystery card selected by down under deal becomes locator
Aug. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 8) 2823
Richard Vollmer Sum Trick at the end some coincidences occur, each "heap" totals fourteen
Apr. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 4) 2782
Richard Vollmer Pretty Close To A Miracle
Inspired byRelated to May 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 5) 2793
Richard Vollmer Strike A Match
Nov. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 11) 2863
Richard Vollmer Spell All spelling all values and thus arriving at selection
Variations June 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 6) 2805
Richard Vollmer Jazzy Queens And Kings ace transformation kicker
July 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 7) 2817
Peter Duffie Dead Certain Location Value of magician's selected card finds spectator's card, impossible location (based on Richard Vollmer effect, unnamed)
1997 Effortless Card Magic 81
Allan Slaight Sly Stebbins spelling color, number, mate always corresponding to the selection
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 Sound Effects 14
Richard Vollmer The Strasbourg Waltz Aces twist, change places and transform into Kings
Also published here 1998 Card College — Volume 3 613
Paul Harris, Richard Vollmer, Bernard Bilis Set-Reset Plus
1998 Card College — Volume 3 616
Richard Vollmer, Gene Finnell The Two Detectives two red Jacks trap a freely chosen card between them, faro
1998 Card College — Volume 3 697
Richard Vollmer, Henry Christ, Martin Gardner Numerology three numbers lead to discovery of freely chosen card, faro placement
1998 Card College — Volume 3 700
Richard Vollmer Foreword
2000 Card College - Volume 4 xlix
Harry Lorayne The Family Unit all court cards, marriage effect with the packet
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Personal Collection 333
Harry Lorayne Spelling Instructions spelling a long sentence through deck, selection is actually in pocket
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 361
Harry Lorayne Beyond Belief several anti-faros with about half the deck, Royal Flush and Twos produced
Inspired byVariations 2001 Personal Collection 621
Richard Vollmer, Roberto Giobbi How Lucky Can You Get?
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1188
Richard Vollmer, Allan Ackerman, Simon Aronson The Cards of Destiny
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1192
Bruce Cervon, Richard Vollmer, Jon Racherbaumer Insured Prediction predicted by two cards and found by their values
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1311
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Vollmer Variant seven cards end up in sandwich, those lead to selection eventually
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 52
Allan Slaight The Deck Will Tell spelling words color, suits and value and always finding matching cards to selection
Inspired byVariations 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 155
Paul Gordon "Power"ful selected card and four Aces are found, antifaro "programming"
Inspired byVariations 2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 102
Richard Vollmer Sum Hummer Explored packet mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principle
Inspired byVariations 2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 264
Richard Vollmer Double Entendre two cards, divided deck
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 269
Richard Vollmer Easy Prediction involving counting a packet and then down in the rest, variant handling with Ace production
Related to 2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 273
Paul Gordon Oil & Water Startler 4&4, transformation kicker
Inspired by 2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 358
Richard Vollmer, Stewart James Vida Pack, Plus twelve card set-up, based on Stewart James' "Vida Pack"
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 373
Harry Lorayne Richard Vollmer mini bio
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 263
David Solomon Revised Mexican Poker
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 21
Richard Vollmer, Steve Belchou Belchou Varied
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 4) 328
Gary Plants Search for the Seven Suspects
Inspired by 2011 Lecture Notes — Honolulu Hawaii 27
Alexander de Cova, Richard Vollmer Murmeltier 4&4
2011 Seminar-Leviten 3
Richard Vollmer, Roberto Giobbi Tally-Ho Aces found by spelling out words from card case
2012 Confidences 25
Gary Plants, Richard Vollmer, Roberto Giobbi Seven position of selection in small packet is predicted, anti faro principle
Inspired by
  • "A Four-tunate Choice" (Gary Plants, Genii, Sep. 1997)
2012 Confidences 177
Joshua Jay 242 2.0
  • Phase One: Blackjack
  • Phase Two: 242 Poker
  • Phase Three: Three Handed Poker
Inspired by
  • "242" (Richard Vollmer, MAGIC, Oct. 2006)
Also published here
  • "242 2.0" (MAGIC, Nov. 2008)
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 294
Harry Lorayne Powerful Powers five cards found by making packets with anti-faros, also as Aces or Royal Flush revelation
Inspired byVariations 2015 JawDroppers! 127
Harry Lorayne Royal Power selected card and Royal Flush are found, antifaro "programming"
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 31
Harry Lorayne Together At Last all court cards, marriage effect
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 93
Harry Lorayne, Richard Vollmer Easy Prediction involving counting a packet and then down in the rest, with Ace production
Related to 2017 JawDroppers! Two 163
Harry Lorayne, Richard Vollmer Sum Hummer Explored packet mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principle
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 170
David Solomon Revised Mexican Poker + Richard Vollmer
Inspired by 2018 Solomon's Secrets 64
Justin Higham, Richard Vollmer, Christian Gambin Impressionistic Ace Controls four Aces cut into deck one by one, end up together on top
  • Method One (Vollmer & Marlo, tabled, two crimps)
  • Method Two (Higham, tabled, two crimps)
  • Method Three (Gambin, tabled, two crimps)
  • Method Four to Eleven (Higham, some tabled, some with hands & tabled, one, two or no crimps, some with overhand shuffles)
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Vernon's Aces Ride Again" (David Britland, Cardopolis Blog, April 2005)
2019 The Neat Review (Issue 1 - London 2019) 40