Written by Simon Aronson
Work of Simon Aronson
127 pages (Spiralbound), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings
Language: English
38 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Page AA Categories
Edward Marlo Foreword
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Simon Aronson Introduction
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I. Ideas for Popular Effects
Simon Aronson Simon's "Favorite Card" Trick spectator names a card and selects a card, Twisting Ace through Four, last card transforms into spectator's named card, Four is reversed in deck and used to count to selection
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Edward Marlo ATFUS
Robert Walker Wily Turn
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Simon Aronson Mis-Mate card shown and put out-jogged in deck, spectator says stop during biddling count, it is not the mate of the out-jogged card, but that one changes to match the selection
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Edward Marlo Marlo Swivel Change variation of Push-In Change
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Edward Marlo Who's Hockley Stop Force Biddle Count stop force
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Edward Marlo Book Break Glimpse
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  • MUM, May 1977, p. 29
Simon Aronson The Spectator Really Cuts To The Aces four-way forcing deck
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Simon Aronson Aces Up, Countdown selection lost, Aces put in different places, they turn over together in the center except the one with matching suit, value of selection used to count to Ace, reversed card in Ace packet is selection
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 19
Simon Aronson Under Cover Four-Play Ace through Four travel through handkerchief one by one to join under jumbo card or cardboard
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Simon Aronson Lucky 7 two cards peeked at, Seven turns face up, both cards are counted to from the Seven
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method
  • Fourth Method
  • Fifth Method
Inspired by
  • Michael Skinner performance
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Simon Aronson Two-Card Placement running cut after peek
Inspired byAlso published here 34
Simon Aronson Symmethree three cards peeked at, first selection turns face up, both remaining selections are counted to from the first one using its value
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 38
Simon Aronson Turning the Corner Twisting Ace through Four, last card changes into selection, clean handling
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Simon Aronson The Aronson Artifice spectator stops anytime during dealing, takes two cards, then one of those, it is divined and predicted, Koran meets Gilbreath
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Simon Aronson Off-Center Fishing credit information
Related to
  • Gene Grant's "Phantini's Mental Key" p. 12
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Mel Brown Joker Deck Switch Jokers forgotten on table, here credited to Edward Marlo, credit correction in "Bound to Please"
Related to
  • MUM (Vol. 48 No. 3, Aug. 1958, p. 96)
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II. Ideas for Two Deck Effects
Simon Aronson Stranger Deranger unknown blue-backed selection put in red deck, card chosen from red deck face up, blue-backed deck counted face up and the card just chosen is missing, it is then shown to be the blue-backed card
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Simon Aronson "I'll Go First" spectator and performer both turn a card over in their decks, it matches, sophisticated combination of stacked and invisible deck, with deck switch
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Simon Aronson Odd-Backed Thought Card Across #1
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Veeser Count
Simon Aronson Odd-Backed Thought Card Across #2
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Simon Aronson Red See Passover
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III. Ideas for the Memorized Deck
Simon Aronson General Observations on the Memorized Deck on memorizing a deck, difficulties, assumptions
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Simon Aronson Selected Bibliography on the Memorized Deck
Simon Aronson Two Card "No Touch" Location spectator cuts off a packet and remembers bottom card, second spectator shuffles same packet and chooses a card, both named by performer
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Simon Aronson Four Stop Intersection four spectators cut to cards, all shuffled, performer deals through cards face up and stops at selections
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Simon Aronson Histed Heisted matrix card divination, last card predicted
Inspired by
  • "The Miracle Divination" (Louis Histed, The Magic of Louis S. Histed)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
Simon Aronson S-D Plus (or, "Notes on the S-D Location")
three phases
Inspired byAlso published here 111
Simon Aronson Center Cut Location spectator pulls out packet from center and remembers bottom card
VariationsAlso published here 117
IV. An Idea for Further Ideas
Simon Aronson It Pays to Advertise comments on the advertising cards, uses for example: key, crib sheet, as forcing gaff, ...
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Simon Aronson Previously Published Effects of Simon Aronson
Data entered by Denis Behr, July 2022.