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Lin Searles An Amusing Reversal ambitious card, then chosen card turns over, double backer
Related to 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 134
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
Related toVariations 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 135
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 77
Lin Searles The "So Simple Force"
1945 My Best 116
Lin Searles Lucky Aces
1950 Lucky Aces 1
Lin Searles The Fair Deal Aces T formation layout is fair, then each packet has to go back to the deck
1950 Lucky Aces 1
Lin Searles Paging the Aces Aces are lost and found again
1950 Lucky Aces 3
Lin Searles The Four by Twelve Aces
1950 Lucky Aces 5
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
1956 Top Secrets of Magic 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Strictly Straight performer always gets a straight, from five to two hands, then performer deals and can chose if dealer gets top or bottom card, progressive poker deal, Gilbreath precursor
Inspired by
  • Lin Searles's "The Straight Gambler"
Related to
1957 The Cardiste (Issue 1) 3
Milton Kort Gambling Expose long routine, including memory, poker face, false dealing demo, stacking demo, in the end cards vanish under a handkerchief except four aces
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 8) 3
Lin Searles The Basic Plot
1958 Ultimate Aces 2
Lin Searles Introduction
1958 Ultimate Aces 2
Lin Searles The Ultimate Aces odd-backed Ace assembly
1958 Ultimate Aces 4
Lin Searles Turnover Add Variation addition and switch variation to switch in three double-backers
1958 Ultimate Aces 5
Lin Searles The Covered Vanish with red-blue double backer
1958 Ultimate Aces 7
Lin Searles Doublethink Speller as Lynn Searles, cut deck in three piles, cards are mentally selected and found by spelling
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 33
Lin Searles Slow-Motion Poker Deals
1959 Slow Motion Poker Deals 1
Lin Searles The Cross Shuffle Slow-Motion Deal thirds of deck shuffled according to spectator's wishes, yet predicted Full House received in seven-handed game, faro
Related to 1959 Slow Motion Poker Deals 1
Lin Searles Table Faro as Slow-Motion Riffle Shuffle presentational ploy for shuffling very slow
1959 Slow Motion Poker Deals 2
Lin Searles The Slow-Motion Crooked Straight fake false dealing from all parts of deck, pseudo mate pairs
1959 Slow Motion Poker Deals 3
Lin Searles The Slow-Motion Idiot's Shuffle deck shuffled face-up/face-down in slop style from tabled packets, humorous presentation, then "eightses" are dealt to performer
1959 Slow Motion Poker Deals 5
Lin Searles Some Slow-Motion Remarks
1959 Slow Motion Poker Deals 8
Leo Behnke Sweet Smash smashing a sugar cube on the table and turn it flat
Inspired by
  • Lin Searles' "Smash"
1962 Entertaining Close Up 8
John Braun, Rufus Steele 3 Jacks Revamped duplicate jack, with credit information, see p. 200 for further credits
Inspired by
  • "Jack-Jack-Jack" (Rufus Steele, Card Tricks You Will Do, 1928)
Related to
  • p. 172 for Lin Searles suggestion
Variations
Feb. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 157
Lin Searles, George Blake, Robert Eagle, George Jarvis Etcetera
Apr. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 172
Ralph Gironda Reversing Aces
Related to 1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 47
Lin Searles Odd Backed Reversing Aces color changing back kicker idea
Inspired by 1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 64
Karl Fulves Oracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 374
Lin Searles M/Separation 4&4, using the Monge Shuffle
1971 Epilogue (Issue 12) 89
Karl Fulves The Running Cull sorting deck in thirteen quartets, several run throughs
Related to 1971 The Book of Numbers 35
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
Lin Searles Pre-Cannibal Cards card disappears from sandwich, reappears in another sandwich in middle of deck
Related toVariations 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 109
Lin Searles Reversal Track card reverses itself and its value is used to count to selection, match occurs along the way
Related to 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 37
Roy Walton Twice Removed four deuces found by spectator
Inspired by 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 73
Lin Searles Christ Force Handling
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 37
Edward Marlo Flight for 3 three selections from between aces to between queens in center
Related toVariations 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 78
Edward Marlo ETC. three touches
Inspired by 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 89
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Lin Searles passing
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 65) 324
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force Variation as Lynn Searles, portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
1972 The Living End 52
Edward Marlo Further Flight kings and queens are removed and alternated on table, then cut face-up into one half of deck, kings vanish and appear face-up in other half
Inspired byRelated to 1973 Further Flight 1
Karl Fulves Babel Lin Searles shot in magic shop, newspaper clipping, on Lin (Lynn) Searles
Jan. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 582
Karl Fulves Lin Searles folio intro, see also p. 735
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 661
Lin Searles Reverse Rise plunger location, card rises reversed
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 663
Lin Searles Face-Up Aces
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 663
Lin Searles Idiot's Shuffle cards shuffled face-up/face-down (for real), then four eights (instead of aces) are dealt
Variations Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 664
Lin Searles An Ace Assembly
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 664
Lin Searles Impossible Location out-of-hand selection (203rd force), card vanishes and reappears in deck
Related to Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 665
Lin Searles General Assembly
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 665
Lin Searles Quik Cull with sixteen-card packet
Related to Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 666
Lin Searles All Fair Aces
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 666
Lin Searles Reverse Autobreak auto-break from 1957 letter
Inspired by Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 667
Lin Searles Tap Jog card squared in by tapping on table, yet jog retained
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 667
Lin Searles Prophet out-of-hand selection procedure, two handlings, second one with pseudo duplicate pairs
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 667
Lin Searles Dealing Centers Aces cut in middle and dealt from there, last Ace travels to sleeve
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 667
Lin Searles Mexicali Aces
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 668
Lin Searles Packet Mexican Turnover turning packet over with single card and switching one of the packet for it
Also published here Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 668
Lin Searles Countdown Aces performer cuts to Ace, Two, Three and Four on top, counting down to the Aces according to values, inspired by Ed Marlo routine
Variations Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 668
Lin Searles Cannibal Jacks
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 669
Lin Searles Aces Up
Variations Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 670
Lin Searles Problems suggesting two plots where the performer turns his back
  • spectator switches two poker hands of several and performer can identify them
  • spectator deals poker hands, one from the bottom, that hand is identified
Variations Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 670
Lin Searles Quick Classic Aces change into selection one by one, then selection from pocket
Inspired by
  • "Future Classic" (Ed Marlo)
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 670
Lin Searles Crossroader five-card poker hand spread face-down, center card is red-backed Queen of Spades, one card exchanged, now all have different colored backs
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 671
Lin Searles Blue Aces spectator finds aces two times, then they change back color
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 671
Lin Searles 3 Jacks Three Jacks Deal elaboration, see also p. 735
Related to Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 672
Lin Searles More Cannibals
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 673
Lin Searles, Cy Endfield Impromptu Miracle
Inspired by
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph)
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 673
Lin Searles Thru A Quarter
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 674
Lin Searles Come Back Queens
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 674
Lin Searles Half Passed Turnover
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 30
Neal Elias 2 Jacks Again Jacks travel from end of faced deck to center and around the deck (four phases)
Related to 1974 Epilogue (Issue 22) 209
Lin Searles Tilt Bit
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 53
Father Cyprian A Dice Opener two in the hand one in the pocket, using Lin Searles squashed die and pop-up die under close-up mat, six phases
Apr. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 956
Lin Searles, Karl Fulves The Three-Jacks Deal No. 17, nine-card set-up
Related to 1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 29
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force no-touch, spectator cuts and turns over one pile
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 78
Lin Searles Cut Deeper Force here credited to Lin Searles
1978 51 Faces North 4
Lin Searles The Color-Blind Crossroader five cards, one has different back, all backs change, gambling story
1978 Lecture Notes 7
Jerry Mentzer, Lin Searles A Poker Plot spectator deal royal flush from bottom
1979 Card Cavalcade Finale 35
Philip T. Goldstein Immoracle packet cut-off, anti-faro procedure to arrive at Royal Flush, overhand shuffle set-up sequence
Inspired byRelated to 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 18) 1240
Ray Grismer From Ray Grismer on why he won the Lin Searles award
1979 Interlocutor (Issue 35) 139
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves, Lin Searles Justin Time single card location with reverse-faro procedure
1979 That Certain Something... 7
Lin Searles, Jerry K. Hartman Lin Searles' Half Passed Turnover not described, ideas by Jerry K. Hartman
Related to 1981 Milennium Aces 65
Lin Searles Las Vegas Shuffles - The Stock Shuffle from "Ibidem #21" (1960), from the bottom
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 132
Lin Searles Las Vegas Shuffles - The Cull Shuffle from the bottom, positions known
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 135
Lin Searles The Cull-Stock Shuffle positions known, from bottom
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 137
Ed Balducci, Lin Searles Cut Deeper Force
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 10
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force straight cut and turn over
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 79
Lin Searles Four-Star Aces No. 85, Kings dealt to table, they're Aces now
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 128
Lin Searles So Simple
Apr. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1052
Lin Searles The Haunted Card
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 301
Lin Searles Searles' Force top half cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over, The "So Simple" Force
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 7
Lin Searles Auto Break
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 214
Lin Searles Auto-Break
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 163
Lin Searles Auto-Break
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 19
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
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force only one cut, uncredited
Related to 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 99
Jon Racherbaumer About Ultimate Aces commentary on Lin Searles' plot
1991 The Olram File (Issue 2) 1
Jerry Mentzer A Poker Plot spectator deals poker hands, one from the bottom with the performer's back turned, he identified the bottom-dealt hand, also it's a royal flush
Inspired by 1993 Card File 70
Alex Elmsley The Constant Stack
Related to 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 309
Peter Duffie The Maze Connection four times stop, off-beat effect
Inspired by 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 186
Lin Searles Auto-Break
1996 Classic Sampler 7
Larry Jennings A Gambler Holds Out the Aces
Inspired by 1997 Jennings '67 39
Lin Searles Autobreak
1997 Jennings '67 23
Dai Vernon, Lin Searles Strip-Out Addition Handling
1997 Ingenuities 153
Lin Searles The "So-Simple" Force
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 281
Lin Searles Block Mexican Turnover
Related to 1997 Effortless Card Magic 29
Peter Duffie Effortless Count-Down Kings cut and lost into the deck, deck is dealt into four piles by spectator, top cards are Ace Two Three Four, count down the values to find the Kings
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 56
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force
1997 Effortless Card Magic 71
Peter Duffie The Spectator Makes a Sandwich! Hands off multiple sandwich, find two cards
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 120
Marty Kane Modern Day Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card is selection and four aces on top of discard piles, with two variations
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1258
Lin Searles Auto Break
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 10
Lin Searles, Roberto Giobbi The Four Seasons quick ace assembly with poetic pattern
Inspired by 1998 Card College — Volume 3 525
Roberto Giobbi Moracle at the end of a sucessful prediction, the four Aces appear, anti-faro sixteenth card principle
Inspired by 2000 Card College — Volume 4 921
Lin Searles Partial Mexican Turnover Change switching one card in a packet
Related to 2000 Card College — Volume 4 825
Lin Searles Shuffle Control From The Peek setting a key, then getting card back to top
2000 Gambling Notes 14
Karl Fulves Pointing Out multiple one-way location without the need to sort the deck in advance
Related to
  • Lin Searles One-Way Subtlety in Discoverie #5
2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 133
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Starburst packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted and four Aces on top of discard piles
Related to 2002 Ahead of the Pack 88
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force without Searles credit
Related to 2003 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 85
Lin Searles Moracle anti-faro discovery
2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 80
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Block Mexican Turnover Chapter 2 - (BMT)
in-the-hands handling, side-jogged card used to flip over a block of cards on the deck
Related toAlso published here 2004 Diamonds from Coal 8
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 287
Lin Searles So Simple Force
Related to 2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 269
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force
2009 Route 52 34
Lin Searles Mexicali Aces Packet Mexican Turnover
Also published here 2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 384
Nick Trost A Stacking Demonstration three phase routine
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 389
Mel Bennett Royacle "A Royal Reunion"
Inspired by 2011 Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 67
Karl Fulves Cut Faster three spectators cut to cards in their own hands and pocket them, named with cards behind performer's back, one travels into performer's pocket
Inspired by 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 663
Lin Searles Auto-Break
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 68
Max Maven Lie-Decker Despite the deck lying, the magician uses it to determine the color and value of the selection, and to locate the selection.
Related to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 39
Steve Beam Si-Decker Despite always lying, the deck provides the color, suit, and parity of the selected card, and then helps to locate it.
Inspired by 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 41
John Bannon Bluff Oracle Aces I Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.
Inspired by
  • "Bluff Oracle" (Simon Aronson, High Caliber, 2013)
Related to
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 50
John Bannon Bluff Oracle Aces II Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.
Related to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 51
Steve Beam Rock Bottom Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.
Inspired by
  • "Swindlaces" (Al Smith, LaBal, April 2011)
Related to
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 52
Steve Beam Binary Bypass Move which allows one to accomplish the Moracle effect without stacking the deck.
  • Royal Mess
Inspired byRelated to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 56
Steve Beam The Neutralizer Audience shuffles the deck and magician reverses their shuffles, producing a great poker hand.
Inspired byVariations 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 57
Steve Beam Royal Roundup Despite the audience shuffling the deck, the magician is able to reverse their shuffles and produce a royal flush.
Inspired by 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 59
Steve Beam Bottom Feeder A move that allows you to accomplish the Moracle effect producing the cards on the bottom of the packets rather than the top.
Inspired byRelated to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 63
Steve Beam Moracool A "Moracle" effect which produces the four aces on top of the packets (for poker) and four jacks on the face (for blackjack).
Inspired byRelated to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 64
John Cottle Card at Date card fairly lost, appears at day of the month of birth, two handlings
Inspired by 2016 Operandi (Issue 1) 12
Lin Searles Auto-Break
2018 Repertoire 99
Harry Lorayne Try This!
  • Reverse Faro
four packets made via anti-faros, four Aces found
Related to 2020 More Jaw Droppers! 11