further than that \n production of selection, royal flush, and other stuff \n stewart james \n further than that \n j. w. sarles \n taking further than that too far \n jon racherbaumer \n stewart james \n even further \n paul swinford \n a novelty spelling mystery \n william larsen \n t. page wright \n the gypsy foretells further than farther \n cushing strout \n further than that and the lie detector \n cushing strout \n further than that \n stewart james \n as far as you want to go \n cushing strout
1941
the jinx 101-151 Stewart James

Further Than That

production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuff

sack's spotted sorcery \n three phase routine with dice, pips on dice change \n dr. theodore sack \n letter on tricks from the phoenix \n ernest heldman \n sack's spotted sorcery \n dr. theodore sack \n sack/judah dice \n stewart judah \n paul swinford
1948
the phoenix 151-200 Dr. Theodore Sack

Sack's Spotted Sorcery

three phase routine with dice, pips on dice change

berland's vanishing bill \n bill folded to simulate two bills \n samuel berland \n the berland-gardner-judah-swinford-york vanishing bill trick \n paul swinford
1949
over the coffee cups Samuel Berland

seven card monte \n card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of the deck, double facer \n dai vernon \n mac macdonald \n thoughts on vernon's seven card monte \n paul swinford \n seven card monte redux \n edward marlo \n seven-card-monte \n alexander de cova \n dai vernon \n five card monte \n harry riser
1957
the dai vernon book of magic Dai Vernon, Mac MacDonald

Seven Card Monte

card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of the deck, double facer

automatic placement \n with several applications following \n edward marlo \n automatic placement \n edward marlo \n the automatic joker \n paul swinford
1958
faro notes Edward Marlo

four of a kind \n magician and spectator each exchange some cards which turn out to be four of a kind \n dai vernon \n aces wild \n ron johnson \n harry lorayne \n four of a mind \n paul swinford
1959
inner secrets of card magic Dai Vernon

Four of a kind

Magician and Spectator each exchange some cards which turn out to be four of a kind

the double whammy \n two cards, cccc (= color coded control cards) \n paul swinford \n the double brotherly whammy \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy Paul Swinford

psychedelic \n packet cut off, values added, matrix layout, new deck order \n paul swinford \n marlo's psychedelic \n edward marlo
1968
faro fantasy Paul Swinford

Psychedelic

packet cut off, values added, matrix layout, new deck order

duo spell \n two mentally chosen cards spelled out, see p. 206 for references and mention of swinford & cairy's "computer cards"/"cyberdeck" \n paul swinford \n suggestion by roy walton on p. 230 \n duo-spell \n paul swinford \n duo spell \n paul swinford \n transpoker iii \n karl fulves
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Paul Swinford

Duo Spell

two mentally chosen cards spelled out, see p. 206 for references and mention of Swinford & Cairy's "Computer Cards"/"Cyberdeck"

four of a mind \n spectator thinks of a value and removes card of that value from half the deck, performer divines it, repeat, do as i do finale \n paul swinford \n four of a kind \n dai vernon
1969
expert card mysteries 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

hidden countdown \n using ed marlo's incomplete faro control \n paul swinford \n hidden count-down \n dai vernon
1969
expert card mysteries Paul Swinford

"over here, of course!" \n face-up/face-down packet, selection vanishes, reappears face up \n edward marlo \n "where has it gone" (hideo kato, genii, sept. 1969) \n added thoughts on "over here, of course!" \n paul swinford \n countdown disclosures \n edward marlo \n inconclusive climax \n edward marlo \n marlo's secret kato \n edward marlo
1969
hierophant 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)

marlo's psychedelic \n two methods "psychedelic" without stack, see note on page 165 \n edward marlo \n psychedelic \n paul swinford
1969
hierophant Edward Marlo

Marlo's Psychedelic

two methods "Psychedelic" without stack, see note on page 165

the double brotherly whammy \n two selections are together, cccc \n paul swinford \n the double whammy \n paul swinford \n double brothers \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy Paul Swinford

the cabalistic pair \n not tossed, joker is found between two chosen cards after faro shuffles, cccc \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy Paul Swinford

The Cabalistic Pair

not tossed, Joker is found between two chosen cards after faro shuffles, CCCC

double brothers \n joker finds mates of two selections \n paul swinford \n the double brotherly whammy \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy Paul Swinford

gilbreath revisited \n 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) \n paul swinford \n norman gilbreath
1971
more faro fantasy 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)

thoughts on "money power" \n ten cards eventually match, faros instead of reverse faros, see roy walton's "money power" \n paul swinford \n roy walton
1971
hierophant Paul Swinford, Roy Walton

Thoughts on "Money Power"

ten cards eventually match, faros instead of reverse faros, see Roy Walton's "Money Power"

pirouette \n flourish for ring and rope routine, see also p. 521 for j. g. thompson jr. comment \n paul swinford
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Paul Swinford

Pirouette

flourish for ring and rope routine, see also p. 521 for J. G. Thompson Jr. comment

a chop cup routine \n with small opaque glass as part of routine \n paul swinford \n the ron fredrick chop cup routine \n ron fredrick
1971
lecture notes Paul Swinford

chinatown finale \n china coin wrapped in chinese silk and put into glass, transposes with silver coin in white silk in second glass \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes Paul Swinford

Chinatown Finale

China coin wrapped in Chinese silk and put into glass, transposes with silver coin in white silk in second glass

royal flush mini-stack \n fifteen-card packet shuffled via reverse-faros and cutting, then royal flush dealt \n paul swinford \n the constant stack \n alex elmsley
1971
lecture notes Paul Swinford

Royal Flush Mini-Stack

fifteen-card packet shuffled via reverse-faros and cutting, then Royal Flush dealt

time on my hands \n 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 \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes 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

poker chip chicarnery \n 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 \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes Paul Swinford

Poker Chip Chicarnery

eight chips with numbers on one side and letters on other side, three counting and spelling tricks with them

thoughts on vernon's seven card monte \n card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of the deck, double facer \n paul swinford \n seven card monte \n dai vernon \n mac macdonald
1971
lecture notes Paul Swinford

Thoughts on Vernon's Seven Card Monte

card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of the deck, double facer

the automatic joker \n two cards chosen via automatic placement procedure found on either side of joker, faro \n paul swinford \n automatic placement \n edward marlo \n the joker is wild \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes Paul Swinford

The Automatic Joker

two cards chosen via automatic placement procedure found on either side of Joker, faro

the berland-gardner-judah-swinford-york vanishing bill trick \n bill folded to simulate two bills \n paul swinford \n scarne's magic tricks, p. 73 \n berland's vanishing bill \n samuel berland
1971
lecture notes Paul Swinford

The Berland-Gardner-Judah-Swinford-York Vanishing Bill Trick

fifty-fifty aces \n either assembly or elevator routine depending on which aces spectator chooses (jukebox) \n paul swinford
1974
card cavalcade ii Paul Swinford

Fifty-Fifty Aces

either assembly or elevator routine depending on which aces spectator chooses (jukebox)

octo \n octahedral die with symbols, chosen symbol divined \n paul swinford \n chapter one of "the second scientific american book of mathematical puzzles & diversion" (martin gardner) \n the moon die mystery \n bob hummer
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Paul Swinford

Octo

octahedral die with symbols, chosen symbol divined

Inspired by

Chapter One of "The Second Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles & Diversion" (Martin Gardner)

six-card stunner \n prediction on blank card matches free choice of six \n stewart judah \n "pre-cardiction" (aldini, marketed by joe berg) \n the swinford version \n paul swinford
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Stewart Judah

Six-Card Stunner

prediction on blank card matches free choice of six

the swinford version \n prediction on blank card matches free choice of six \n paul swinford \n six-card stunner \n stewart judah
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Paul Swinford

The Swinford Version

prediction on blank card matches free choice of six

sack/judah dice \n \n stewart judah \n paul swinford \n sack's spotted sorcery \n dr. theodore sack
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Stewart Judah, Paul Swinford

every which way \n mini packet triumph (nine cards), three methods \n paul swinford \n william zavis \n mike rogers
1978
loose ends Paul Swinford, William Zavis, Mike Rogers

numeric disclosure \n spectator cuts off packet and counts it, it is shuffled but not squared in rest, riffle shuffle control, then selection is at earlier number \n paul swinford
1979
riffle shuffle control 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

magnetic coincidence \n selection by spectator and performer are found next to each other by stop procedure, marked and half forcing deck, gilbreath \n paul swinford
1980
arcane Paul Swinford

Magnetic Coincidence

selection by spectator and performer are found next to each other by stop procedure, marked and half forcing deck, gilbreath

silver and gold \n various parity effects (six routines) inspired by bob hummer's work with numbered chips and small metal cups \n paul swinford \n bob hummer
1980
arcane 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

the moon die mystery \n 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 \n bob hummer \n the moon die mystery \n bob hummer \n devil's die \n jack yates \n colorvision plus math \n karl fulves \n octo \n paul swinford \n mental die \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets 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

the ron fredrick chop cup routine \n with small opaque glass as part of routine \n ron fredrick \n a chop cup routine \n paul swinford
1982
the professional routines of ron fredrick Ron Fredrick

duo spell \n no. 84, two mentally chosen cards spelled out \n paul swinford \n duo spell \n paul swinford
1984
more self-working card tricks Paul Swinford

the binary system \n historical information and punch card sorting applications
- sorting 32 punch cards in numerical order
- divining selected number
- solving logic problem \n martin gardner \n scientific american, dec. 1960 \n gardner adenda \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck Martin Gardner

The Binary System

historical information and punch card sorting applications

the cyberdeck \n credit information, computer cards precursor, handling with sorting rod
- historical data
- design of the deck
- handling and operating the deck \n paul swinford \n "the computer cards" & "three mysteries with the computer cards" (paul swinford & clyde cairy, marketed item 1966)
1986
the cyberdeck 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)

poker spectacular \n poker deal with cyberdeck which is stacked with sorting rod, incorporates gag cards fourteen and fifteen of spades \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck Paul Swinford

Poker Spectacular

poker deal with cyberdeck which is stacked with sorting rod, incorporates gag cards Fourteen and Fifteen of Spades

binary bafflers \n following material from "three mysteries with the computer cards", using ace through fifteen (!) of spades plus joker \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck Paul Swinford

Binary Bafflers

following material from "Three Mysteries with the Computer Cards", using Ace through Fifteen (!) of Spades plus Joker

four impressions \n one of sixteen cards thought of, packet extracted with sorting rod several times ("is your card among those?"), magic age cards \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck 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 discerning joker \n 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 \n paul swinford \n mathematics and mentalism \n alex elmsley
1986
the cyberdeck 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

transmigration \n sixteen cards sorted with sorting rod, two people remember one of the cards, their positions transpose after a few sortings, binarial transposition \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck 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

impossibility \n one of sixteen cards thought of, ends up at a chosen position after a few sortings with sorting rod \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck Paul Swinford

Impossibility

one of sixteen cards thought of, ends up at a chosen position after a few sortings with sorting rod

identity crises \n two cards selected and put reversed in deck, deck sorted with sorting rod, selections occupy each other's position, "reflected symmetry", with variation \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck 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

spellout \n deck sorted with sorting rod, all four-of-a-kinds together, spelling through deck with every value \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck Paul Swinford

Spellout

deck sorted with sorting rod, all four-of-a-kinds together, spelling through deck with every value

gardner adenda \n comments on martin gardner's article
- a problem solved
- a message retold \n paul swinford \n the binary system \n martin gardner
1986
the cyberdeck Paul Swinford

mathematics and mentalism \n clever presentation comparing mathematical methods with real mindreading, reverse faro \n alex elmsley \n transmigration \n gene finnell \n the discerning joker \n paul swinford \n figures versus prefiguration \n jon racherbaumer \n the nobo lie detector \n justin higham \n kevin baker \n unlikely triumvirate \n unknown
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1 Alex Elmsley

Mathematics and Mentalism

clever presentation comparing mathematical methods with real mindreading, reverse faro

p.s. card to wallet \n two selections, one in wallet as gag jumbo card prediction, other one found in envelope in wallet \n paul swinford
1993
card file Paul Swinford

P.S. Card to Wallet

two selections, one in wallet as gag jumbo card prediction, other one found in envelope in wallet

the constant stack \n \n alex elmsley \n the cross shuffle slow-motion deal \n lin searles \n royal flush mini-stack \n paul swinford \n game of chance \n pit hartling
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2 Alex Elmsley

binary translocations \n 1) to bring top card to any position with faros
2) to bring card to top with 2^x cards
3) variation of 2) \n alex elmsley \n faro as a control \n edward marlo \n oil always floats \n paul swinford \n any card, any number - the first system \n murray bonfeld \n the core \n pit hartling \n a.c.a.a.n. teórico \n pepe lirrojo
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2 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)

double control \n transposing top card with selection at certain position with faro shuffles \n alex elmsley \n elmsley revisited \n paul swinford
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2 Alex Elmsley

Double Control

transposing top card with selection at certain position with faro shuffles

late night location \n stay stack with duplicates \n alex elmsley \n the elmsley touch \n paul swinford \n late-night arising \n jon racherbaumer \n niberco \n sudden sandwich \n jon racherbaumer \n spell found \n doug canning \n another late-night session \n bob king \n hide and seek \n michael powers
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2 Alex Elmsley

tom hubbard's version \n variation of "weight guess", also with cards face up, but no initial counting \n tom hubbard \n weight guess \n nick trost \n paul swinford's routine \n paul swinford
1997
the card magic of nick trost Tom Hubbard

Tom Hubbard's Version

Variation of "Weight Guess", also with cards face up, but no initial counting

matched picture cards \n \n nick trost \n stewart judah \n matched picture cards \n nick trost \n stewart judah \n norman houghton's first version \n norman houghton \n norman houghton's second version \n norman houghton \n tom hubbard's version \n tom hubbard \n al smith's version \n al smith \n al smith's version \n al smith \n paul swinford's routine \n paul swinford
1997
the card magic of nick trost Nick Trost, Stewart Judah

paul swinford's routine \n combination of original and tom hubbard's "matched picture cards" \n paul swinford \n tom hubbard's version \n tom hubbard \n matched picture cards \n nick trost \n stewart judah
1997
the card magic of nick trost Paul Swinford

Paul Swinford's Routine

Combination of original and Tom Hubbard's "Matched Picture Cards"

half and half \n two cards are cut in half, follow the leader type of effect \n stewart judah \n paul swinford \n "miracle mates" (bob bell, marketed by mickey hades, 1963)
1997
the card magic of nick trost 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)

judah's undue goano revisited \n three phases
- stay stack version \n paul swinford \n "the s. j. mutus dedit trick" (stewart judah, linking ring, feb. 1964)
2000
card file two 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)

bits and pieces \n 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 \n paul swinford
2004
lecture notes - the second super session 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