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Paul Curry Think of a Card spectator cuts thought-of card to face of stacked deck and then loses it
VariationsAlso published here 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 532
Tan Hock Chuan Silk through the Glass classic
Variations 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 129
Aldini Gedankendrucken nudist deck variations
Methode 1: Das Rasputin-Spiel
Methode 2: Aldinis Spielkarten-Presse (named card is printed)
Also published here
  • "Rough Stuff" (Al Aldini & Joe Berg)
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil III 23
Aldini Acknowledgements
1969 Roughingly Yours 2
Aldini Introduction
1969 Roughingly Yours 5
Aldini, Joe Berg Explanation of "Super Roughing" Not covering entire surface with roughing fluid, so can easily split the cards up (reprinted from "Rough Stuff" by Joe Berg and Aldini)
1969 Roughingly Yours 6
Aldini How to Apply Roughing Fluid
1969 Roughingly Yours 6
Aldini Roughly Ambitious Ambitious Card routine with packet of twenty cards
1969 Roughingly Yours 7
Aldini Monte Aces Aces travel from packet to packet
1969 Roughingly Yours 8
Aldini, Bruce Florek The Transverse Travelers Ace Assembly with odd backed Aces
1969 Roughingly Yours 9
Aldini Roughly Wild Wild Card
1969 Roughingly Yours 11
Aldini Lie Detector Deck
1969 Roughingly Yours 12
Aldini, Ronald Haines Color Affinity Out of this World
1969 Roughingly Yours 13
Aldini Slate-O-Vision ESP card prediction, cards clipped on slate
1969 Roughingly Yours 14
Aldini Cardincidence Card freely chosen from packet of blue cards matches card chosen from red packet
1969 Roughingly Yours 16
Aldini Aces on Stand Ace assembly with cards propped on easel
1969 Roughingly Yours 18
Aldini, Glenn G. Gravatt More Thoughts Anticipated Spectator removes card from red deck, matches card taken out by magician from blue deck
Inspired by
  • "Final Selection" (Glenn. G. Gravatt)
1969 Roughingly Yours 19
Aldini ESP-GONE Selected ESP card in packet of five ESP cards turns blank
1969 Roughingly Yours 20
Aldini The Genie Deck Uses Joe Berg Atomic Deck. Magician manages to place peeked at card next to freely thought of card (cards are never named)
1969 Roughingly Yours 22
Aldini Double-Gali Deck changes to all Four of Spades, then all Six of Clubs, then back to regular deck
1969 Roughingly Yours 23
Aldini Pre-cardiction Prediction written on blank card, the other spectator writes their name on it. Card freely chosen from six cards
1969 Roughingly Yours 24
Aldini Hydrogen Aces Ace Assembly
1969 Roughingly Yours 25
Aldini Predict-O-Deck Prediction written on card matches selection
1969 Roughingly Yours 26
Aldini Harlequin Deck No. 1 Color changing deck: back changes color from red to blue and back, faces have changed from mixed colors to all red, then all black, including reversed-color suits, then back to normal
1969 Roughingly Yours 27
Aldini Harlequin Deck No. 2 Color changing deck: back changes color from red to blue and back, faces have changed from mixed colors to all red, then all black, including reversed-color suits, then back to normal
1969 Roughingly Yours 29
Aldini Aldini's Telstar Deck Freely chosen ESP symbol shown to be face up in the ESP deck as a prediction, back color also different
1969 Roughingly Yours 30
Aldini Aldini's Nature Deck Mental Photography Deck type of routine, blank deck prints and unprints
1969 Roughingly Yours 31
Aldini, Hen Fetsch Major Miracle Prediction card placed by spectator next to card
Inspired by
  • "Minor Miracle" (Hen Fetsch)
1969 Roughingly Yours 33
Aldini, Tenkai Ishida, Harry Bernard Fooled Monte Two card monte routine
1969 Roughingly Yours 34
Aldini Cards to Pocket Thought of card vanishes from packet of four cards, travels to pocket
1969 Roughingly Yours 36
Aldini Thot-O-Vision Deck Freely selected card matches prediction card placed previously in envelope
1969 Roughingly Yours 36
Aldini, Tenkai Ishida Remote Control Randomly placed card placed face up into deck, found next to previously selected card
1969 Roughingly Yours 36
Aldini, Paul Curry Mental-Matic Deck Name of card written on back of a card, matches freely thought of card
Inspired by 1969 Roughingly Yours 38
Aldini Finale Touch Deck Prediction written on card matches free selection
1969 Roughingly Yours 39
Aldini The Goofy Deck Make spectator select a reversed-color card (red Two of Clubs) as a gag
1969 Roughingly Yours 40
Aldini Predecktion Prediction written on two cards, correctly predict two freely named cards
1969 Roughingly Yours 41
Aldini Super Nudist Deck Nudist Deck, but can show deck to have faces and backs without riffling, but by just spreading
Inspired by
  • "Nudist Deck" (R. W. Hull)
1969 Roughingly Yours 43
Aldini, Frank Shields Invisible Control Invisible Deck type of presentation, but freely named card is invisibly placed in empty envelope. Deck is shown to not contain the card, because it is now really in the envelope
1969 Roughingly Yours 44
Aldini, Joe Berg, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Supremonition Freely named card is found vanished from the deck, Joker then changes into selection
1969 Roughingly Yours 46
Aldini Compared Mini card placed in envelope as prediction, freely selected card also placed in envelope, later shown to both match
1969 Roughingly Yours 47
Karl Fulves Babel on Larry Jennings, NY Mystery Dinner, Ben Braude, Aldini's "New Concepts In Magic"
June 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 343
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Novel Concepts With Cards by Aldini July 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 346
Aldini, Tan Hock Chuan Singapore Silks impromptu version of Chuan's "Silk through the Glass"
Inspired by 1970 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 9) 43
Tan Hock Chuan, Aldini Singapore Force
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 29) 142
Aldini How to Make your Own Special-Purpose Cards fanning decks, locator cards, double facer, double backer, strippers, Svengali, Mene-Tekel, Tel-O-Matic, peek decks, Brain Wave Ultra-Mental decks
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 57) 285
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Aldini, Stan Blumenthal, Robert Schwartz
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 92) 460
Aldini Mind Bender spectator cuts a packet and deals cards on table, performer predicts on a card when spectator is out of cards and whether his last card is red or black
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 107) 533
Stewart Judah Six-Card Stunner prediction on blank card matches free choice of six
Inspired by
  • "Pre-Cardiction" (Aldini, marketed by Joe Berg)
Winter 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 844
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on women in mentalism, Aldini, Charlie Miller, Ron Wilson
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 122) 610
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Final Selection by Glenn G. GravattVariations 1979 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume III 196
Paul Curry Think of a Card
VariationsAlso published here 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 202