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Arthur H. Buckley The Strip injog and strip-out
Related to Card Control 12
George G. Kaplan The Calcutta Mystery (First Version) two card prediction written with different colored pencils, one ahead
Inspired by
  • "The Bombay Mystery" (George Kaplan, marketed)
Variations
The Fine Art of Magic 148
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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Edward Marlo The Synchronized Clock card at chosen Hour matches with value
Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 174
Jerry Sadowitz The Whisperers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them
Related toVariations Alternative Card Magic 8
Meir Yedid Thirteen Less One all cards of same suit as selection turn over in order, selection is missing and comes from pocket "or what have you"
Related to Best of Friends 247
Michael J. Gerhardt Super Triumph
Inspired by
  • "Triumph im Triumph" (Ernst Schösser, ZauBerlin, 1979, issue 2)
Related toVariations
Best of Friends 251
Paul Harris Mixed-Up Perfectionist reds and blacks mix themselves
Related toAlso published here A Close-Up Kinda Guy 64
Bob Stencel The Stencel Aces
Variations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 281
Ron Wilson The Highland Hop signed red selection travels into other half with black cards
VariationsAlso published here
  • "The Highland Hop" in "Genii" May, 1968
The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 20
Karl Fulves Eventual Ace Cutting spectator cuts to Ten, then to a Jack and first Ten becomes Jack, then to a Queen and first two cards become Queens, and so on, posed as problem
Variations Interlocutor (Issue 47) 187
John Bannon Real Secrets card to card box, then folded to small box
Avant Carde I 1
John Bannon Misdirection Card Steal choreography to palm off a card
Avant Carde I 2
John Bannon, Tom Batchelor Creased Lightning II fourths, spelled "Tom Bachellor", for credit correction see reference, page 140
Related to Avant Carde I 4
John Bannon Creased Lightning III fourths
Avant Carde I 5
John Bannon Ambitchin' ambitious card routine with wallet finale
Avant Carde I 7
John Bannon OZ Deposit card changes to $100 bill, card in wallet
Variations Avant Carde I 11
John Bannon Steel Convergence card stabbed out of shower with knife, impromptu method for John Kennedy's "Mid-Air Card Stab"
Avant Carde I 14
John Bannon, Rick Johnsson Vacuum Packed folding coin, removed with tweezers, two handlings
Also published here Without 1
John Bannon One is the Onliest one coin routine with signed coin and jumbo finale, coin to nest of boxes
Without 4
John Bannon I/O Holdout Input/Output, clip for stealing and retrieving flat body loads
Without 4
John Bannon Trick Shot Production producing eight ball from card case
VariationsAlso published here Without 8
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag
Without 9
John Bannon Metal Epic (pt. 1) three half dollars appear one by one, placed in hand, coins appear again and in fist is bill and 2 quarters
Without 11
John Bannon Matrix Motivator coin sequence with purse frame, used as Matrix introduction by Bannon
Without 14
Dick Cook Twilight's Last Gleaming with copper and silver coins
Inspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 4) 1
John Bannon Play It Straight (Triumph) ordered suit reversed & distributed as finale
Related toVariations Impossibilia 1
John Bannon Discrepancy City Prediction three mates used to predict free selection
Variations Impossibilia 4
John Bannon The Unreal Work queens placed on top, they jump to bottom, middle, top, sleeve
Impossibilia 6
John Bannon, Jerry Sadowitz Cries and Whispers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them
Inspired byVariations Impossibilia 8
John Bannon Oh Calcutta thought of and dealt-to card are predicted, one ahead
Inspired by Impossibilia 11
John Bannon Card Box Billet Switch see also page 16
Impossibilia 13
John Bannon End Grip Bottom Deal bold, from small packet
Impossibilia 14
John Bannon Twilight Zone Assembly four blank cards, progressive assembly with backfire
Impossibilia 17
John Bannon Twixt The Devil
Impossibilia 22
John Bannon Tourist Class Travellers
Impossibilia 25
John Bannon Travelling Jack's Sideshow Aces jacks vanish from their packets, fourth packet transforms into aces, jacks from pockets
Impossibilia 28
John Bannon Wild in the Straights Monte Routine with five cards (4 jokers & selection), transform to royal flush as climax
Impossibilia 33
Larry West, John Bannon Mirage Display/Count Variation Rhythm Count alternative
Impossibilia 34
John Bannon A Little T, T, & A "Topsy Turvy and Aces"
Impossibilia 37
John Bannon Shock Treatment thought-of-card placed in pocket as prediction, another selection is found
Related toVariations Impossibilia 42
John Bannon Creased Lightning into fourth or eighth under the deck, also right after convincing control
Variations Impossibilia 45
John Bannon Terrorist Card Vanish combining "Homing Card" with folded card in box
Inspired by Impossibilia 50
John Bannon Revolutionary Penetration coin with hole frees itself from shoelace, ungimmicked
Impossibilia 59
John Bannon The Brass Zero ring rope penetration
Impossibilia 63
John Bannon Chop2
Impossibilia 66
John Bannon Glass Reunion four coins from hand to glass on table
Impossibilia 72
John Bannon Shanghai Surprise silver coin to copper, silver appears again as well, both change to chinese
Impossibilia 76
John Bannon Of Cups and Fuzzballs
Impossibilia 82
John Bannon The Trick Pick - Something New ball removed from cup and reloaded at same time
Impossibilia 84
John Bannon Shuttleball - Another "New" Sleight
Impossibilia 85
John Bannon The Big Loads - A Few Words On Timing
Impossibilia 86
John Bannon Triple Threat three coins, without table, also through table possible
Impossibilia 100
John Bannon Silver/Silver Transposition half dollar and quarter transpose
Impossibilia 104
John Bannon DeManche Change Variation
Impossibilia 106
John Bannon Photologic on slip of paper, image of selection appears magically (spirit photography)
Impossibilia 113
Jack Birnman The Birnman Revelation performer cuts deck swiftly into four piles, Ace on top of each, including a handling by John Bannon
Impossibilia 118
John Bannon Split-Braue Reversal cards are reversed but also distributed to two different positions
Impossibilia 118
John Bannon One-Handed Buckle Slip Cut
Impossibilia 121
John Bannon Coins Across the Water three coins vanish one at a time, reappear in sealed envelope in wallet
Impossibilia 123
John Bannon Shriek of the Mutilated torn and restored cigarette paper
Impossibilia 128
John Bannon Real Men Don't Carry Purses concepts and ideas for a purse called "Coin Pouch":
  • Introducing the Coin Pouch
  • The Action Load
  • The Action Steal
  • Not so Secret Compartment
Impossibilia 131
John Bannon Coin of Voodoo marked coin with hole vanishes from cord, reappears in coin pouch/purse
Impossibilia 136
Emile Clifton, John Bannon Clifton's Ring Move Variation
Impossibilia 136
John Bannon Pouched Copper/Silver one coin in pouch/purse
Impossibilia 138
John Bannon, Al Koran Five-Star Engraved Prediction four cards selected, reduced to one, this is engraved on brass disc in purse, inspired by Al Koran's "Five-Star Prediction"
Impossibilia 139
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display showing four cards as four of a kind even though there are only 3 and one indifferent
Impossibilia 5
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery
Secret Weapons 3
John Bannon (Mystery On The) Orient-Aztec Express routine for Connie Haden's Two Copper/One Silver or Presley Guitar's Copper/Silver/Brass set
Secret Weapons 13
John Bannon Take Two Switch picking up coins from Two Copper/One Silver or CSB set
Secret Weapons 15
John Bannon Adjective Dancing "Fred"/"Oscar"/... version with adjectives on the back instead of names, rough smooth, including "A non-rough-smooth handling"
Secret Weapons 20
John Bannon The End
Secret Weapons 24
John Bannon Foreword
Impossibilia v
John Bannon Endpapers
Impossibilia 142
Gary Ouellet The Touch Force
Variations Close Up Illusions 171
Alex Elmsley Bare-Aced Hofzinser clean handling with aces in posession of spectator from the start
Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 253
John Bannon Heart of the City card spectator cuts to is predicted, another signed selection travels to envelope which has been on table
Variations Smoke and Mirrors 13
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display showing four cards as four of a kind even though there are only three and one indifferent
Smoke and Mirrors 15
Edward Marlo, John Bannon "Signed Card" Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of them
Related to Smoke and Mirrors 17
Edward Marlo On The Marlo Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of them
Related to Smoke and Mirrors 19
John Bannon On The Elmsley Count brief
Smoke and Mirrors 19
John Bannon, Bob Farmer Clock O'Doom clock trick with small packet triumph sequence, selection travels from packet to deck, inspired by Bob Farmer's "Hand O'Doom", see Racherbaumer reference for credit information
Related to Smoke and Mirrors 20
John Bannon Divided Biddle Steal alternative do Marlo's "Bold Face-Up Switch"
Smoke and Mirrors 25
John Bannon On Sid Lorraine's Slop Shuffle
Smoke and Mirrors 25
John Bannon Shake Well Before Using red black separated cards instantly mix
Related to Smoke and Mirrors 26
Alex Elmsley, John Bannon False False Shuffle faro fan
Smoke and Mirrors 27
John Bannon One is the Onliest one coin routine with signed coin and jumbo finale, coin to nest of boxes
Smoke and Mirrors 29
John Bannon I/O Holdout Input/Output, clip for stealing and retrieving flat body loads
Smoke and Mirrors 30
John Bannon Fat City whole deck travels between isolated sandwich cards, leaving selection behind
Smoke and Mirrors 35
John Bannon Tattoo You spectator's initials are transferred from red to blue card, red/blue double backer
Variations Smoke and Mirrors 38
John Bannon Minus One Force here credited to Sid Lorraine
Inspired by Smoke and Mirrors 39
John Bannon Masquerade four jokers assemble and change to aces
Smoke and Mirrors 44
John Bannon Broken Flushtration Count
Smoke and Mirrors 47
John Bannon Outer Limits spectator cuts off half the deck and thinks of any number card, fishing
Related toVariations Smoke and Mirrors 51
John Bannon "Double No" Fishing Binary-Majority Sort in Bob Farmer's terminology
Smoke and Mirrors 54
John Bannon Alternate Fishing Systems commentary
Smoke and Mirrors 58
John Bannon Beyond the Pale no totally free choice
Smoke and Mirrors 51
John Bannon Alternate Indexing Schemes index methods for eight cards
Smoke and Mirrors 57
John Bannon Trick Shot Production producing eight ball from card case
Also published here Smoke and Mirrors 59
John Bannon Bottom Bluff Force see also page 61
Also published here Smoke and Mirrors 59
John Bannon (The Mystery on the) Aztec-Orient Express routine for Connie Haden's Two Copper/One Silver or Presley Guitar's Copper/Silver/Brass set
Smoke and Mirrors 61
John Bannon Take Two Switch picking up coins from Two Copper/One Silver or CSB set
Smoke and Mirrors 63
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery
Related toVariations Smoke and Mirrors 68
John Bannon, Richard Himber The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Card Trick in case all cards are shredded to pieces by themselves except selection
Inspired by
  • Richard Himber's "Surprise Stab"
Smoke and Mirrors 74
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag
Smoke and Mirrors 79
John Bannon Reversal of Fourtune
Variations Smoke and Mirrors 82
John Bannon, Bernard Bilis Biddle Grip Bilis Switch
Smoke and Mirrors 84
John Bannon Boogie Woogie Aces royal flush kicker
Smoke and Mirrors 87
John Bannon The Ace-Man Cometh matching the cards with transformation after every phase
Inspired by Smoke and Mirrors 92
John Bannon, Ron Wilson Hop Two It two cards from red half to black half, two-card variation of Ron Wilson's "Highland Hop"
Inspired by Smoke and Mirrors 96
John Bannon Detour de Force humorous prediction effect with obviously but wrongly marked cards
Smoke and Mirrors 102
John Bannon Directed Verdict actually "Directed Verdict IV"
Related toVariations Smoke and Mirrors 106
Gary Kurtz Overhand Shuffle Placement set-up
Inspired by Smoke and Mirrors 106
John Bannon SWAK - Swindled With A Kiss transferring a card from packet in end grip to packet in other hand
Smoke and Mirrors 107
John Bannon, Edward Marlo "Bold Control" Bottom Deal
Smoke and Mirrors 108
John Bannon Directed Verdict II
Smoke and Mirrors 109
John Bannon Directed Verdict III
Related to Smoke and Mirrors 110
John Bannon Directed Verdict V
Smoke and Mirrors 110
John Bannon, Brother John Hamman Duet To It two cards transform to resemble other cards, then become two previous selections, inspired by Hamman's "Magic Cards", two handlings with and without duplicates
Smoke and Mirrors 113
John Bannon, Jerry K. Hartman On The Secret Subtraction Switch see also page 114
Smoke and Mirrors 117
John Bannon Steel Convergence impromptu method for John Kennedy's "Mid-Air Card Stab"
Smoke and Mirrors 118
John Bannon OZ Deposit card changes to $100 bill, card in wallet, with variations:
  • Way Ahead Variation (Bob Kohler)
  • Compromise Variation
  • No-Palm Variation
  • The OZ Envelope and Remote Change
  • OZ Recombinant
Smoke and Mirrors 122
John Bannon Return of the Magnificent Seven ungaffed
Smoke and Mirrors 127
John Bannon Ton-Toid royal flush ending, ungaffed close-up handling for Ton Onosaka's "Tonte"
Smoke and Mirrors 133
Larry West, John Bannon Mirage Count Variation Rhythm count alternative
Smoke and Mirrors 136
John Bannon Creased Lightning Again Creased Lightning III, also right after convincing control
Smoke and Mirrors 138
John Bannon Real Secrets card to card box, then folded to small box
Smoke and Mirrors 141
John Bannon Misdirection Card Steal choreography to palm off a card
Smoke and Mirrors 142
John Bannon Underhanded
Smoke and Mirrors 144
John Bannon, Rick Johnsson Vacuum Packed folding coin, removed with tweezers, two handlings
Also published here Smoke and Mirrors 148
John Bannon Care And Feeding of Folding Quarters
Smoke and Mirrors 151
John Bannon, Alex Elmsley Vicious Rumors
Inspired by Smoke and Mirrors 153
John Bannon Assisted Switch Elmsley Count type switch in the spectator's fingers
Smoke and Mirrors 155
John Bannon Do the 'Twixt
Inspired by Smoke and Mirrors 157
John Bannon Timely Departure three cards are thought-of via "packet is cut off and counted..." procedure, they disappear and reappear face up
Related to Smoke and Mirrors 160
John Bannon Acknowledgements
Smoke and Mirrors
John Bannon Foreword
Smoke and Mirrors 11
James Swain Shocked prediction card in pocket finds one selection by spelling and matches another thought of selection
Inspired by Don't Blink 37
John Bannon, James Swain John Bannon's Discrepancy City Prediction
Inspired by Don't Blink 71
Allan Ackerman Almost Consistent Cries and Whispers no mental presentation
Inspired byRelated to Las Vegas Kardma 163
John Bannon Kiss Placement
Las Vegas Kardma 88
Billy McDonnell Tuned Fortune card put in box then two black queens change into red queens and card in case turns out to be selection
Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 53) 971
Justin Higham Spectator Cuts, Magician Delivers
Related to Roger's Thesaurus 72
John Bannon Introduction
Simply Simon
Simon Aronson, John Bannon Simon's and John's proof of the Red-Black Relationship Principle
Simply Simon 18
Simon Aronson Suit Yourself one deck mixed face-up/face-down, other deck shuffled twice and named suit removed, in first deck this suit is reversed in same order
Inspired by Simply Simon 144
John Bannon Beyond Fabulous Royal Flush kicker
The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 56
Allan Ackerman, John Bannon Impromptu Tattoo You performer signs back of odd-backed card, spectator front of other card, signature jumps on odd-backed card
Inspired by Al Cardpone 4
Michael Kaminskas Rainbow Connection rainbow deck climax
Inspired by Miracle Material 24
Roger Smith, John Bannon Maxi Twist - Bannon Handling transformation kicker
Facsimile (Issue 4) 35
Jack Carpenter A Potent Presage three predictions, Gemini Twin type procedure, four-of-a-kind kicker
Inspired byRelated to The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 26
Nick Trost Double Shock! Two spectators find each other's card
Inspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 141
Nick Trost Trost on Reset Easy handling with clean finish
Inspired by
  • "Re-Set" (Paul Harris, Supermagic, 1977)
  • "A/K/A Reset" (John Bannon, Mirage, 1986)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 172
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display
Solomon's Mind 66
David Solomon, Steve Draun S/D Location key starts 20th from top, quarter cut off and shuffled, top card remembered, another packet cut off and put on top, this packet examined by performer
Variations Solomon's Mind 137
Pete Ottaviano Back to the West four Three of Diamonds are cut to in a deck, then their backs change color as well as the backs of the rest of the deck
Inspired by
  • Larry West's "Backgambit" in "Lecture 2"
Related to
Trephine 25
Simon Aronson, John Bannon ExtraChicagothinks idea to incorporate "spectator sits on card"
Simon Says! 60
Simon Lovell Super Quick Simey Fold into fourth at deck
Inspired by Simon Says! 71
John Moran Sloppy Triumph in the hands version of Play It Straight, slop shuffle
Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1464
Joshua Jay Trumped Triumph Triumph effect, ends with thirteen values of the same suit magically appearing face up dispersed in the deck
Inspired byVariations Magic Atlas 61
John Bannon Take Two Switch picking up coins from hand with a gaffed one
Tricks of my Trade 46
John Bannon The Bottom Bluff Force
Also published here Card College - Volume 4 803
Baltazar Fuentes Two Intuitions card spectator cuts to is predicted with three mates, another previously tabled card turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired by I'm Dancing 23
Doug Canning Name It spectator cuts off some card and goes through procedure of spelling
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 99
Michael Sibbernsen Triple Indemnity three prediction cards placed aside, selection completes four-of-a-kind
Inspired by Card File Two 107
Simon Lovell Super Play It Straight! wrong suit is turned over, then changes into correct one, or change with two selection, half the deck is double backers
Inspired byRelated to Son of Simon Says! 37
John Bannon, Simon Aronson An Interview by John Bannon
Try the Impossible 278
Marty Kane Divide and Conjure! after several full-deck reverse faros, only three cards remain, one settled upon, it is the selection
  • Full Deck Handling
  • Further Notions on Divide and Conjure! (2)
  • External Thoughts (Robin Robertson, Jerry K. Hartman, Peter Duffie)
  • The Trouble with Seven
  • Partial Deck Handlings
  • Full Deck Prearranged Handling (named card)
Inspired by
  • "The Devil and His Disciple" (Robert Neale, Life Death, and Other Card Tricks)
Related toVariations
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 49
John Bannon Iconoclastic Aces unexpected early ending
Variations Dear Mr. Fantasy 17
John Bannon The Discrepant Fat Block Switch here for ace assembly
Dear Mr. Fantasy 18
Frederick Braue, John Bannon Deep Braue Addition & Switch
Dear Mr. Fantasy 22
John Bannon Unlisted Ace Production
Dear Mr. Fantasy 25
John Bannon Syncopated Aces
Dear Mr. Fantasy 27
John Bannon, Bob Stencel Interrobang Aces (?!)
Inspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 32
John Bannon The LOS Control to set up four of a kind for a following trick
Inspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 51
John Bannon Final Verdict
Dear Mr. Fantasy 55
John Bannon SWAK - Swindled With A Kiss transferring a card from packet in end grip to packet in other hand
Dear Mr. Fantasy 58
Gary Kurtz Overhand Shuffle Placement to set-up for Final Verdict
Inspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 56
John Bannon Cull De Stack cull-placement procedure with strip-out
Inspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 62
John Bannon On "Daley's Aces"
Dear Mr. Fantasy 66
John Bannon On "Twisting The Aces" doing it with jumbo cards
Dear Mr. Fantasy 69
John Bannon Beyond Fabulous Royal Flush kicker
Dear Mr. Fantasy 71
John Bannon Mark Of The Fabulous
Dear Mr. Fantasy 84
John Bannon Dead Reckoning floating key
Inspired byVariations Dear Mr. Fantasy 88
John Bannon Out Of Touch spectator touches his previously thought-of card (from 5 possibilities)
Dear Mr. Fantasy 100
John Bannon, Neal Elias Elias Multiple Shift Handling cards not only in top half
Dear Mr. Fantasy 104
Gary Ouellet, John Bannon Out Of Touch Force Ouellet's "Touch Force" as multiple out
Dear Mr. Fantasy 109
John Bannon Certain Insertion business card is stabbed in deck
Dear Mr. Fantasy 116
John Bannon Dawn Patrol floating key and faro
Dear Mr. Fantasy 120
John Bannon Degrees Of Freedom CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, combo to produce royal flush
Variations Dear Mr. Fantasy 128
John Bannon Origami Poker CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, combo to produce royal flush
Dear Mr. Fantasy 144
John Bannon Perfect Strangers CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, prediction combo with rainbow packet
Variations Dear Mr. Fantasy 155
John Bannon The Works explanation of CATO principle and the Koenig's Tapestry fold (Dudeney Folding)
  • First Principles
  • Isolating Target Cards
  • Rlues Of Engagement
  • The Folding Phase
Related to Dear Mr. Fantasy 159
John Bannon, Simon Aronson Wait Until Dark Shufflebored combined with Ortiz' Human Blindfold idea
Dear Mr. Fantasy 168
John Bannon Last Man Standing no table
Variations Dear Mr. Fantasy 175
John Bannon, Jack Carpenter Trait Secrets Gemini Twins with four Ace kicker
Inspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 182
David Solomon Dave's Game Gemini Twins with dollar bills as markers with royal flush kicker
Inspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 186
Joshua Jay Trumped Triumph Triumph effect, ends with all 13 values of the same suit appear suddenly in the deck
Inspired byVariations Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 61
Jack Avis Left Side Double Deal top card apparently retained in left hand while balance of packet is tabled, bottom card is retained, with Directed Verdict application
Related to Rara Avis 170
Steve Duperre Under the Influence three cards from other deck used to predict selection, all Jacks
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 28
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display
52 Memories 72
John Bannon Introduction
The Wisdom of Solomon ix
David Solomon Just Friends four Kings cut in four packets, the Kings suddenly are in the hand of the performer, Queens found at bottom of packets
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here The Wisdom of Solomon 3
David Solomon Hofzinser King City
Inspired byVariations The Wisdom of Solomon 65
John Bannon, Bill Abbott Bottom Bluff Force Handling
Cocktail Card Magic 13
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display
One Degree 11
John Bannon, John Guastaferro Diminishing Lift Sequence
One Degree 44
Claude Impériale Sans Skill three cards vanish and appear again reversed
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 16
Steve Beam Hooked with fishing sequence for six to eight cards
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 89
John Bannon No card on table is divined with other piles via down-under-deal using Mitsunobu Matsuyama's Petal Principle
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 187
John Bannon The Daley Double presentation
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 211
John Bannon Foreword
One Degree ix
Steve Reynolds On Bannon's Poker Pairydox packet of cards shown mixed, then pairs are mated, contributing an instant reset
Inspired by
  • "Poker Pairadox" (John Bannon, Mega Wave, 2010)
Trench Work 14
Ryan Schlutz Insignia signed card, back of magician's name tag predicts selection and then even has the signature
Inspired by Making the Cut 81
Robin Robertson Imperfect Strangers "Strange Interlude"
three prediction cards in envelope don't match selection, but the backs do which are suddenly rainbow backs
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 9) 573
Jerry K. Hartman Strange But Perfect "Strange Interlude"
three prediction cards in envelope match selections, the backs also match which are suddenly rainbow backs
  • Strange But Perfect II
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 9) 574
Darwin Ortiz Fast Company Triumph, second phase effect like "Play It Straight"
Inspired by Lessons in Card Mastery 121
Michał Kociołek Colors "Miraskill" as a game, with prediction
Inspired by 8 Effects and a Sleight 49
Harapan Ong A Convincing Card Fold into quarters with Convincing Control cover
Related to Close Culls 107
Joaquín Matas Doble Triunfo cards with same value found reversed of first selection, deck is squared and ordered suit reversed & distributed of second selection
Inspired by A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 77
David Corsaro Can I Call You Sometime Spectator-shuffled deck of cards produces the phone number of a fictional female chosen by an audience member from twenty-seven different fictional females whose names are written on napkins.
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 27
Ramón Riobóo Disparity Updated handling of the Dudeney Parity Principle. Cards are dealt into a grid on the table as directed by the audience. The cards are reassembled by folding rows and columns onto each other - again controlled by the audience - yet the selections are found reversed in the packet.
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 88
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
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 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 51
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Silver Where The knife and fork remain at their assigned location in the place setting, despite being repeatedly switched. Using the Delight Switch
Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 111
David Solomon, John Bannon, Tomas Blomberg Mexican Poker
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Mexican Poker" (MAGIC, August 1999)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 278
Tomas Blomberg The Blomberg Variation
Inspired byVariations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 282
Jon Racherbaumer, Harry Anderson Empowering Poker a Bit More
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Jonah Ploys, 2014
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 291
Tomas Blomberg Tattwo You signed card from a red-backed deck matches with blue-backed card prediction. Signature travels from selected card to prediction
Inspired byRelated to Blomberg Laboratories 62
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display
Also published here Blomberg Laboratories 169
Jon Racherbaumer About a Procedure for the Clock Trick credit information
Related to Facsimile (Issue 5) 31
John Bannon, Andy (The Jerx) Spectator Cuts The Aces Three Ways Directed Verdict by John Bannon, but provides three very different ways of presenting the same trick

  • The Ocean's Eleven Version
  • The Creepy Child Version (prediction of four cards cut to)
  • Spectator Cuts Their Future (prediction of four cards cut to)
Inspired byRelated to The Jerx 27
Andy (The Jerx) Applied Cartomancy Part of a prediction effect for Spectator Cuts the Aces Three Ways (Spectator Cuts Their Future)
Related to The Jerx 103
Michał Kociołek You Know Better from a shuffled deck, three spectators find the mates of their cards, apparently by intuition, "Gemini Twins" with three cards, additional handling for five cards (Royal Flush)
Inspired by
  • "Four-Sided Gemini" (John Bannon, Destination Zero, 2015)
Also published here
Michał Kociołek Live! 19
Asi Wind Not-so-Straight Triumph two cards chosen, cards shuffled face-up/face-down, all cards straighten out except first suit in order, then second suit in order
Inspired byRelated to Repertoire 129
Harapan Ong Play It Crooked
Inspired by Principia 74
Harapan Ong Checkmate chess figure appears behind card on hand
Inspired by Principia 187
David Solomon Folded Discovery 4x4 matrix layout, folding tapestry, all of one color end up reversed except selection
Inspired by Solomon's Secrets 31
David Solomon Gemini Match two cards chosen by counting to numbers and Gemini Twins procedure, one decided upon, added numbers counted down to find mate
Inspired by
  • "Four Sided Gemini" (John Bannon, Destination Zero)
Solomon's Secrets 72
John Bannon, David Solomon A Christ Session four Sixes produced, starting with a Christ force
Solomon's Secrets 77
David Solomon Smaltzy Penelope card chosen and lost, number of cut-off cards used to count to selection, faro
Inspired by Solomon's Secrets 142
David Solomon Party of Two selection lost, four Queens between two Jokers, thought-of Queen divined by eliminating the other three, selection then sandwich, other Queens change to match selection
Inspired by
  • "Party of One" (John Bannon, Duplicity DVD)
Solomon's Secrets 151
John Bannon Touch Force as Multiple Out
Inspired by Solomon's Secrets 154
John Bannon Bullet Catcher Production Apparently find four of a kind in the deck
The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 187
Rajneesh Madhok Remote Rosetta Control top card retained during spectator "shuffle"
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Destination Zero (John Bannon, 2015)
Triptych 14
Michael Powers Twilight Zone Monte five cards, monte type game with odd-backed monte card, transformations occur
Inspired by
  • "Montinator 5.0" (John Bannon, Triabolical)
Tesseract 110
Lee Benzaquin Surprise Ace Collectors collectors as finale of Triumph
Inspired by Magic for BLM 26