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Charles T. Jordan Chapter I - Trailing the Dovetail Shuffle to its Lair "(with sidelights on one or two other shuffles)"
interlocking chain principle with up to three riffle shuffles
Variations 1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 7
Jon Racherbaumer Ho-Hum Humdinger set-up, application
Inspired byVariations 1972 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 30
Larry Becker PSI-Stebbins shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cards
Inspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
Related toVariations
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 7
Burton S. Sperber Mind Scam two thirds of the deck are shown, performer memorizes the cards and names cards in the third packet
Related to 1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 231) 231
Dai Vernon, Alex Elmsley The Rendezvous Force mathematical force, Penelope's Principle with Klondike instead of faro shuffle
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 119
Dai Vernon Why am I Here? card found by counting down three times to apparently random values
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 122
Bob Longe Strike Three and Out! card found by counting down two times to apparently random values, reprinted from "The Invisible Deck"
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The Invisible Deck, Bob Longe, 1948
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 106
Martin Joyal Introduction
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck ii
Martin Joyal Differences Between a Stack, a System and a Memorized Stack
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 1
Martin Joyal An Overview of Complete Deck Stacks
  • New Deck Stacks
  • Ordered Values Stacks
  • Ordered Suit Stacks
  • Grouped Value Stacks
  • Grouped Suit Stacks
  • Pair Stacks
  • Divided Stacks
    • The Red-black Divided Stack
    • The Mixed Suit Divided Stack
    • The High-low Divided Stack
    • The Curl-No-Curl Divided Stack
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack with Mixed Colors
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack with Mixed Suits
    • The One-eyed and Two-eyed Divided Stack
  • Red-Black Stacks
  • Pointer Stacks
  • Reflected Stacks
  • Matched Setups
  • One-Two-Four-Eight Stacks
  • Forcing Stacks
    • Card-Forcing Stacks
    • Number-Forcing Stacks
    • Word-Forcing Stacks
  • Stacks used for Revelations
  • Counting and Spelling Stacks
  • Storytelling Stacks
  • Gambling Demonstration Stacks
  • Solitaire Stacks
  • Other Stacks
  • Summary
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 5
Martin Joyal An Overview of Card Systems
  • System Categories
    • Sequential System Characteristics
    • Ordered System Characteristics
  • Overview of Systems
  • The New Deck System
  • The Grouped Value System
  • The Si Stebbins System
  • The Eight Kings System
  • The Stanyon System
  • The Joseph System
  • The Esscee Prearranged Pack
  • The Harding System
  • Jack's Pack
  • The Cornelius System
  • The Osterlind System
  • The Boudreau Systems
  • The No Memory Card Stack
  • The Lusthaus System
  • The Memory-deck
  • The Reymond System
  • The Wild System
  • Richard's Stack
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 27
Martin Joyal An Overview of Memorized Stacks
  • Memorized Stack Characteristics
  • Overview of Memorized Stacks
  • The Nikola Stack
  • The Ireland Stack
  • The McCaffrey Stack
  • The Steele Stack
  • The Marlo Stack
  • The Skinner Stacks
  • The Aronson Stack
  • The Aldrich Stach
  • The Rix Stack
  • Summary
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 49
Martin Joyal Looking at the Stack on memorizing decks
  • Replacing Mnemonics with Rules
  • The Difference Between a System and a Memorized Deck
  • Memorization Methods
  • Popular Memorized Stacks
  • An Easy Stack to Memorize
  • Learning with Mnemonics
  • Learning Using Rules
  • Order of Suits
  • Card Numbering
  • Learning Steps: Twelve Hours to Miracles
  • Practical Exercises
  • The Rule of Rules: Master and Do Not Forget
  • A Last Piece of Advice
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 59
Martin Joyal Memorizing the Stack in CHaSeD Order
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 71
Martin Joyal Memorizing the Stack in SHoCkeD Order
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 105
Martin Joyal Customizing the Stack
  • The First Card
  • The Order of Court Cards
  • Using Key Cards
  • Further Modifications
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 139
Martin Joyal Mesmerizing with the Stack
  • Deception, More Deception and Nothing but Deception
  • Magic Deception!
  • Surprising Deception!
  • Emotional Deception!
  • Well-chosen Deception!
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 143
Martin Joyal The Lazy Mentalist Returns divination of bunch of cards, deck shuffled by three spectators
Inspired byRelated to 1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 147
Martin Joyal The Poupart Trick deck shuffled by three spectators, pile of card is divined
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 152
Martin Joyal Patton Pending number of cut off packet used to remember card at position
Inspired by
  • Temple C. Patton's "Twentieth Century Mind Reading" in "Card Tricks Anyone Can Do" 1968.
Related to
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 156
Martin Joyal Pattonology finding card by spelling answers to questions
Related to 1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 161
Martin Joyal The Humming Speller selection is divined and spelled to
Inspired by 1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 166
Martin Joyal Your Lucky Day! single card prediction, bingo presentation, spectator stops twice, number used to count in other packet
Inspired by 1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 171
Martin Joyal Scratch It dealing cards until stopped, value of bottom card used to count again, one card predicted
Inspired by 1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 175
Martin Joyal Red, White, and Blue with three decks, one deck with number cards
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 180
Martin Joyal Appendix A: The Making of the Stack
  • The Goal
  • Three Simple Series
  • The Prime Numbers
  • The Order of Suits
  • The Grid
The Middle and the End
  • The Tens Take Fives
  • Aces by the Dozen
  • The Lucky Sevens and the Nines
  • A Few Spot Cards
  • Changing the Order of the Suits
  • The Court Cards
  • The Last Fourteen Cards
  • The Result
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 193
Martin Joyal Appendix B: The ShuffleMeter
  • A New Deck
  • Is Your Deck Shuffled?
  • A Well-Shuffled Deck
  • The ShuffleMeter
  • The Spreads
  • The Permutations
  • The Distributions
  • The Groups
  • The Breaks
  • The Shuffle Index
  • Sequence Comparison
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 205
Martin Joyal Bibliography
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 217