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Stewart James Further Than That production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuff
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 765
Dr. Theodore Sack Sack's Spotted Sorcery three phase routine with dice, pips on dice change
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 152) 615
Samuel Berland Berland's Vanishing Bill bill folded to simulate two bills
Variations Over the Coffee Cups 5
Edward Marlo Bluff Ace Assembly
VariationsAlso published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 43
Dai Vernon, Mac MacDonald Seven Card Monte card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of the deck, double facer
Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 88
Edward Marlo Automatic Placement with several applications following
Variations Faro Notes 47
Dai Vernon Four of a kind Magician and Spectator each exchange some cards which turn out to be four of a kind
Related to Inner Secrets of Card Magic 19
Paul Swinford Improbable Coincidence...
Faro Fantasy 11
Paul Swinford Birthday Magic Card at date-position is found, CCCC
Faro Fantasy 55
Paul Swinford Elimination py process of elimination, successive dividing deck in half, CCCC
Faro Fantasy 57
Paul Swinford The Joker is Wild not really tossed..., two selections
Variations Faro Fantasy 16
Paul Swinford The Double Whammy two cards, CCCC (= Color Coded Control Cards)
Related to Faro Fantasy 43
Paul Swinford Impossibility 32 Cards, CCCC
Faro Fantasy 48
Paul Swinford Positions Across two halves from different decks
Faro Fantasy 14
Paul Swinford Switcharound
Faro Fantasy 23
Paul Swinford Transmigration
Faro Fantasy 13
Paul Swinford Alpha and Omega faro thing, odd backed climax
Faro Fantasy 27
Paul Swinford Fantasia number of red/black cards drawn by spectator are predicted, new deck order
Faro Fantasy 40
Paul Swinford Psychedelic packet cut off, values added, matrix layout, new deck order
Variations Faro Fantasy 33
Paul Swinford Opus Thirteen Gilbreath Principle & Faro Shuffle, new deck order
Faro Fantasy 37
Paul Swinford The Seekers
Faro Fantasy 19
Paul Swinford Faro Spell shuffled deck, but CCCC
Faro Fantasy 59
Paul Swinford Duo-Spell two thought-of cards, sixteen card set-up
Related to Faro Fantasy 30
Dai Vernon Hidden Count-Down
Variations Expert Card Conjuring 48
Paul Swinford The Cabalistic Pair not tossed, Joker is found between two chosen cards after faro shuffles, CCCC
Epilogue (Issue 4) 25
Paul Swinford Duo Spell two mentally chosen cards spelled out, see p. 206 for references and mention of Swinford & Cairy's "Computer Cards"/"Cyberdeck"
Related toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 194
Paul Swinford Foreword
Faro Fantasy 7
Paul Swinford Four of a Mind spectator thinks of a value and removes card of that value from half the deck, performer divines it, repeat, do as i do finale
Related to Expert Card Mysteries 59
Paul Swinford Hidden Countdown using Ed Marlo's Incomplete Faro Control
Inspired by Expert Card Mysteries 64
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) Faro Fantasy by Paul Swinford Hierophant (Issue 1) 28
Edward Marlo "Over Here, Of Course!" face-up/face-down packet, selection vanishes, reappears face up
Inspired by
  • "Where Has It Gone" (Hideo Kato, Genii, Sept. 1969)
Related toVariations
Hierophant (Issue 2) 63
Edward Marlo Marlo's Psychedelic two methods "Psychedelic" without stack, see note on page 165
Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 2) 94
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Faro Fantasy by Paul Swinford
brief
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 242
Paul Swinford The Brain Buster Card Prediction duplicates
The Cardiste (Issue 13) 18
Paul Swinford One Suit Mentalism Ace to King and joker, thought of card is divined
The Cardiste (Issue 13) 20
Paul Swinford Trilemma combo with selection and number, 33 cards
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 13) 21
Paul Swinford Three Different Ways presentation of "Flipper" in Chesbro's Tricks You Can Count On
Epilogue (Issue 9) 67
Paul Swinford Added Thoughts on "Over Here, of Course!"
Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 4) 189
Paul Swinford Against all Odds two spectators choose cards, they're mates
More Faro Fantasy 34
Paul Swinford Double Duper spectator and magician turn over a card, mates
More Faro Fantasy 32
Paul Swinford The Double Brotherly Whammy two selections are together, CCCC
Inspired by More Faro Fantasy 45
Paul Swinford Swinford's Myth 14-15 force, faro, new deck order
More Faro Fantasy 17
Paul Swinford Quadrivium new deck order, faro
More Faro Fantasy 19
Paul Swinford The Match Game spectator looses always
More Faro Fantasy 40
Paul Swinford The Elmsley Touch
Inspired by More Faro Fantasy 48
Paul Swinford Trilemma combo with selection and number, 33 cards
Related to More Faro Fantasy 16
Paul Swinford The Cabalistic Pair not tossed, Joker is found between two chosen cards after faro shuffles, CCCC
More Faro Fantasy 59
Paul Swinford Predicto Pair prediction of mates at named positions
More Faro Fantasy 27
Paul Swinford When Brothers Meet
More Faro Fantasy 30
Paul Swinford Double Brothers Joker finds mates of two selections
Related to More Faro Fantasy 35
Paul Swinford Duo Chango selections change into their own mates
More Faro Fantasy 38
Paul Swinford Mindreading Cards CCCC
More Faro Fantasy 61
Paul Swinford The Expanded Whammy CCCC
More Faro Fantasy 51
Paul Swinford Pairs Foretold three mates removed by spectator are predicted
More Faro Fantasy 42
Paul Swinford Spelling the Aces faro
More Faro Fantasy 10
Paul Swinford Son of Faro Spell CCCC
More Faro Fantasy 58
Paul Swinford Inventory instantly naming missing card, stay stack
More Faro Fantasy 25
Paul Swinford Elmsley Revisited CCCC
Inspired by More Faro Fantasy 63
Paul Swinford Oil Always Floats card is shuffled to top via CCCC
Related to More Faro Fantasy 54
Paul Swinford The Australian Calculator CCCC
More Faro Fantasy 61
Paul Swinford, Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Stay Stack information and applications
More Faro Fantasy 22
Paul Swinford Let's Pretend two phase card location with humorous key card presentation, faro
More Faro Fantasy 11
Paul Swinford Thought of Destruction about when it's worth to destroy the stay stack
More Faro Fantasy 44
Paul Swinford, Norman Gilbreath Gilbreath Revisited deck cut in three piles, one pile looked over, performer knows number of red and black cards in other piles, handling for Gilbreath's "Separating One Deck With One Shuffle" (Linking Ring, July 1958)
More Faro Fantasy 44
Paul Swinford Presentation of Marlo's Peek Deck spectator divines card
More Faro Fantasy 47
Paul Swinford, Roy Walton Thoughts on "Money Power" ten cards eventually match, faros instead of reverse faros, see Roy Walton's "Money Power"
Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 278
Paul Swinford Pirouette flourish for ring and rope routine, see also p. 521 for J. G. Thompson Jr. comment
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 11) 444
Paul Swinford Foreword
More Faro Fantasy 6
Paul Swinford A Few Final Words
More Faro Fantasy 64
Paul Swinford Serpentine Thoughts silk that ties itself, reel
Lecture Notes 1
Paul Swinford Dice Routine no details, just references
Lecture Notes 1
Paul Swinford A Chop Cup Routine with small opaque glass as part of routine
Related to Lecture Notes 1
Paul Swinford Chinatown Finale China coin wrapped in Chinese silk and put into glass, transposes with silver coin in white silk in second glass
Lecture Notes 2
Paul Swinford Royal Flush Mini-Stack fifteen-card packet shuffled via reverse-faros and cutting, then Royal Flush dealt
Related to Lecture Notes 3
Paul Swinford Time on my Hands twelve chips with numbers on one side and letters on other side, five color coded control cards (CCCC), clock layout, a chosen number is eventually revealed
Lecture Notes 3
Paul Swinford Poker Chip Chicarnery eight chips with numbers on one side and letters on other side, three counting and spelling tricks with them
  • Spell-A-Number
  • The Widsnorf Mystery
  • The Challenge of Iros
Lecture Notes 4
Paul Swinford Thoughts on Vernon's Seven Card Monte card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of the deck, double facer
Inspired by Lecture Notes 5
Paul Swinford The Automatic Joker two cards chosen via automatic placement procedure found on either side of Joker, faro
Inspired by Lecture Notes 6
Paul Swinford Color Changing Knife Routine
Lecture Notes 7
Paul Swinford Thoughts on the Elevator
Lecture Notes 9
Paul Swinford The Berland-Gardner-Judah-Swinford-York Vanishing Bill Trick bill folded to simulate two bills
Inspired byRelated to
  • Scarne's Magic Tricks, p. 73
Lecture Notes 10
Paul Swinford Thought on the Elevator
Card Cavalcade 10
Paul Swinford Fifty-Fifty Aces either assembly or elevator routine depending on which aces spectator chooses (jukebox)
Card Cavalcade II 61
Paul Swinford, J. Stewart Smith Simplified Ace Assembly
Card Cavalcade II 65
Paul Swinford, Edward Marlo Advanced Ace Assembly
Inspired by Card Cavalcade II 67
Paul Swinford Simplified Elevator Aces
Card Cavalcade II 73
Paul Swinford Advanced Elevator Aces
Card Cavalcade II 75
Paul Swinford Flip Over Undercut useful as a Triumph clean-up
Also published here Card Cavalcade II 209
Karl Fulves Babel Sarles, Uri Geller, Magigram, Paul Swinford, Kreskin poke on John Scarne
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 714
Paul Swinford Drop-Off Switch partial
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10th Folio (Part One)) 798
Paul Swinford Octo octahedral die with symbols, chosen symbol divined
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 809
Paul Swinford Four Pile Triumph
Card Cavalcade 3 103
Paul Swinford Zenith Triumph
Card Cavalcade 3 106
Paul Swinford Triumph F.M.O.
Variations Card Cavalcade 3 110
Paul Swinford Duo Control two card control
Variations Card Cavalcade 3 111
Stewart Judah Six-Card Stunner prediction on blank card matches free choice of six
Inspired by
  • "Pre-Cardiction" (Aldini, marketed by Joe Berg)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 844
Paul Swinford The Swinford Version prediction on blank card matches free choice of six
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 845
Stewart Judah, Paul Swinford Sack/Judah Dice
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 847
Karl Fulves Babel death of J. G. Thompson, Jr, Randi, Paul Swinford
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 9) 978
Paul Swinford One Card Up double cut for bottom to top, Erdnase break
New and Novel Knowledge 38
Roy Walton, Paul Swinford A/Rainbow small packet then deck change back color
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 288
Al Smith (reviewer) Paul Swinford Lecture Notes by Paul Swinford Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 4) 343
Paul Swinford, William Zavis, Mike Rogers Every Which Way Mini Packet Triumph (nine cards), three methods
Loose Ends 75
Paul Swinford Hickock Rides Again with Dead Man's Hand presentation, faro
Card Cavalcade Finale 10
Paul Swinford Numeric Disclosure spectator cuts off packet and counts it, it is shuffled but not squared in rest, Riffle Shuffle Control, then selection is at earlier number
Riffle Shuffle Control 10
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Swinford's Lecture Notes by Paul Swinford Interlocutor (Issue 28) 109
Paul Swinford The Princess Trick Revisited using two spectators, double index cards
Arcane (Issue 2) 12
Paul Swinford Magnetic Coincidence selection by spectator and performer are found next to each other by stop procedure, marked and half forcing deck, gilbreath
Arcane (Issue 2) 15
Paul Swinford, Alex Elmsley 1003rd Aces
Arcane (Issue 2) 15
Paul Swinford Upjog Addition and Switch
Arcane (Issue 2) 16
Paul Swinford, Bob Hummer Silver and Gold various parity effects (six routines) inspired by Bob Hummer's work with numbered chips and small metal cups
Arcane (Issue 2) 17
Bob Hummer The Moon Die Mystery number from one to six is thought of, three sides of a die are shown to spectator and he is asked if he sees his number, repeated three times and number is divined, without performer ever looking at the dice
Related toVariationsAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 15
Tom Craven, Mel Stover, Raymond Hafler, H. R. Benfer, Roysce Smith, Gerald Byrne, C. R. Tracy, John Cornelius, Paul Swinford Letters
Interlocutor (Issue 46) 182
Ron Fredrick The Ron Fredrick Chop Cup Routine with small opaque glass as part of routine
Related to The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick 35
Paul Swinford Duo Spell No. 84, two mentally chosen cards spelled out
Also published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 126
Karl Fulves Transpoker III reverse faro method
Inspired byRelated to The Return Trip 18
Paul Swinford Introduction
The Cyberdeck vii
Martin Gardner The Binary System historical information and punch card sorting applications
  • sorting 32 punch cards in numerical order
  • divining selected number
  • solving logic problem
VariationsAlso published here
  • Scientific American, Dec. 1960
The Cyberdeck 1
Paul Swinford The Cyberdeck credit information, computer cards precursor, handling with sorting rod
  • Historical Data
  • Design of the Deck
  • Handling and Operating the Deck
Related to
  • "The Computer Cards" & "Three Mysteries with the Computer Cards" (Paul Swinford & Clyde Cairy, marketed item 1966)
The Cyberdeck 9
Paul Swinford Separating the Suits with sorting rod
The Cyberdeck 15
Paul Swinford Finding the Card named card is left over after sorting procedure with sorting rod
The Cyberdeck 16
Paul Swinford Four of a Kind locating any four-of-a-kind with sorting rod
The Cyberdeck 17
Paul Swinford Let's Play Poker locating any type of poker hand with sorting rod
The Cyberdeck 17
Paul Swinford Poker Spectacular poker deal with cyberdeck which is stacked with sorting rod, incorporates gag cards Fourteen and Fifteen of Spades
The Cyberdeck 17
Paul Swinford Binary Bafflers following material from "Three Mysteries with the Computer Cards", using Ace through Fifteen (!) of Spades plus Joker
The Cyberdeck 19
Paul Swinford Four Impressions one of sixteen cards thought of, packet extracted with sorting rod several times ("Is your card among those?"), Magic Age Cards
The Cyberdeck 19
Paul Swinford The Discerning Joker one of sixteen cards thought of, packet extracted with sorting rod several times ("Is your card among those?"), Magic Age Cards, selection ends up on top and Joker at position of selection's value, Binarial Transposition
Related to The Cyberdeck 20
Paul Swinford Transmigration sixteen cards sorted with sorting rod, two people remember one of the cards, their positions transpose after a few sortings, Binarial Transposition
The Cyberdeck 21
Paul Swinford Impossibility one of sixteen cards thought of, ends up at a chosen position after a few sortings with sorting rod
The Cyberdeck 24
Paul Swinford Tap-a-Thought one of six cards thought of, value spelled to find it
The Cyberdeck 25
Paul Swinford Identity Crises two cards selected and put reversed in deck, deck sorted with sorting rod, selections occupy each other's position, "reflected symmetry", with variation
The Cyberdeck 26
Paul Swinford Spellout deck sorted with sorting rod, all four-of-a-kinds together, spelling through deck with every value
The Cyberdeck 28
Paul Swinford On Mathematical Magic Tricks
The Cyberdeck 30
Paul Swinford Gardner Adenda comments on Martin Gardner's article
  • A Problem Solved
  • A Message Retold
Inspired by The Cyberdeck 31
Paul Swinford Miscellania more on Cyberdeck handling
  • Care and Feeding
  • Concluding Obervations
The Cyberdeck 33
Paul Swinford Selected References
The Cyberdeck 35
Paul Swinford About the Author
The Cyberdeck 36
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Cyberdeck by Paul Swinford Epoptica (Issue 8) 457
Alex Elmsley Mathematics and Mentalism clever presentation comparing mathematical methods with real mindreading, reverse faro
Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 378
Paul Swinford Stay Stack Finale one card is mated after faro shuffle, then two cards
Card File 12
Paul Swinford P.S. Card to Wallet two selections, one in wallet as gag jumbo card prediction, other one found in envelope in wallet
Card File 124
Paul Swinford Duo Control Variant two card control
Inspired by Card File 128
Alex Elmsley The Constant Stack
Related to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 309
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 Double Control transposing top card with selection at certain position with faro shuffles
Related to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 312
Alex Elmsley Late Night Location stay stack with duplicates
Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 372
Paul Swinford Even Further
Inspired by Rigmarole (Issue 10) 112
Paul Swinford Royal Flush Mini-Stack small packet & anti-faros
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 3) 2476
Tom Hubbard Tom Hubbard's Version Variation of "Weight Guess", also with cards face up, but no initial counting
Inspired byVariations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 34
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Matched Picture Cards
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 49
Paul Swinford Paul Swinford's Routine Combination of original and Tom Hubbard's "Matched Picture Cards"
Inspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 56
Stewart Judah, Paul Swinford Half and Half Two cards are cut in half, follow the leader type of effect
Inspired by
  • "Miracle Mates" (Bob Bell, marketed by Mickey Hades, 1963)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 208
Paul Swinford Without a Prayer routine for Hindu Prayer Chain
Trephine 124
Gordon Bruce Two Triumphs
  • First Version
  • Second Version
Inspired by Five Times Five - Scotland 11
Paul Swinford Flip Over Underuct
Also published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 129
Paul Swinford Judah's Undue Goano Revisited three phases
  • Stay Stack Version
Inspired by
  • "The S. J. Mutus Dedit Trick" (Stewart Judah, Linking Ring, Feb. 1964)
Card File Two 33
Paul Swinford Bits and Pieces card torn up in pieces and they're laid out, number from 1 to 8 named, and counted to, index corners found, Koran's binary newspaper
Lecture Notes - The Second Super Session 25
Paul Swinford Flip Over Undercut
Related to The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 55