Written by Allan Ackerman, John Lovick
Work of Allan Ackerman
218 pages (Hardcover), published by Vanishing Inc.
Illustrated with photographs
Language: English
104 entries
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Allan Ackerman Preface
Chapter 1: Sleights, Techniques, and Concepts
Edward Marlo Marlo's Bottom Deal Exchange as card is removed from in-the-hands spread
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Allan Ackerman BDE Force also for odd-backed card
Allan Ackerman The Ultra Rub-a-Dub Vanish face-up
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Allan Ackerman OPOS Display Out of Position Olram Subtlety, 3-4-4 count
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Allan Ackerman Olram Plus Display Olram variation
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Allan Ackerman The Blackjack Roll on the secret turnover of the (optionally faced) deck
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Allan Ackerman The Oops Addition cards face-up on table are picked up, card(s) left behind at first, partial or full packet switch
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Allan Ackerman The HP Maneuver and Applications Hidden PacketManeuver, underneath thumb fan
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Allan Ackerman The HP Half Pass Hidden Packet maneuver, under cover of thumb fan
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Allan Ackerman The A-I Move "Asher-Inspired", control to bottom with Pulp Friction / Hidden Packet methodology
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Allan Ackerman, Harvey Rosenthal The HP Center Load Hidden Packet maneuver, small block reversed and loaded into center
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Allan Ackerman The Fancy Pass using HP (Hidden Packet maneuver), as fan is closed
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Allan Ackerman The HP Bottom Palm Hidden Packet maneuver, fan cover
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Allan Ackerman The HP Add-On Hidden Packet maneuver
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Allan Ackerman The HP Force Hidden Packet maneuver
Inspired by 25
Allan Ackerman Tweaking the Veeser Bluff Shift four tabled packets, two handlings
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Allan Ackerman Another Tweak on the Veeser Bluff Shift "Hidden Packet", with fan displacement
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Armando Lucero The Full-Circle False Count e.g. four as five, each card pivoted
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Allan Ackerman A Multiple Slip Shuffle specific number of cards
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Allan Ackerman Bottom Stet Overhand Shuffle Handling bottom stock remains, block slip shuffle handling
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Brother John Hamman Brother John's Cull culling four-of-a-kind while upjogging other cards and tabling portions of the deck
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Allan Ackerman The Ultimate Gesture Cut (UGC) and The Joker Cull light reft spread pass, credit information, culling a named card (also face down with memorized deck)
  • The Joker Cull
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Allan Ackerman The Bluff Swing Cut only top to bottom in single swing cut
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Chapter 2: Memorized Deck Magic
Allan Ackerman Thirty Minute Memorized Deck and Bonus Cull calculating positions in cyclical stack
  • The Chased Color Wheel
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Allan Ackerman Bonus Cull card named, two shuffles performed, named card on top and rest of deck now in four-of-a-kinds
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Allan Ackerman The Memdeck I Prefer "Tetradistic Stack", thirteen cards in random order, suits random but power stack property
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Jennifer Gwinn Introduction to Tetra-Red tetradistic memorized stack with irregular colors, way from Si Stebbins to Tetra-Red, related to Redford Stack
Jennifer Gwinn Si Stebbins Secret Handling from New Pack Order to Si Stebbins, faros
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Jennifer Gwinn, Brother John Hamman Brother John's Chinese Shuffle multiple up-downjog culling to get into any order with up to six culls
  • Jennifer Gwinn's Setup Table (getting into any stack, Eight Kings, Tetra-Red)
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Chapter 3: Tricks and Routines
Allan Ackerman A Cull for R. B. "for Rafael Benatar" (for named-cards notion), spectator pushes performer's favorite card in deck between two previously named cards
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Allan Ackerman Two-Step Hofzinser Cull
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Jennifer Gwinn, Allan Ackerman Acrobatic Anything Gymnastic Aces with named four-of-a-kind
Inspired by 59
Allan Ackerman, David Solomon The A & D Sandwich Joker appears in sandwich which then changes to selection
Inspired by 61
Allan Ackerman 7RS Cull Reverse Spread cull of named card in memorized deck with two markers (e.g. sandwich cards), one never has to count more than seven cards
Allan Ackerman The A & D Follow-Up Jokers find two selection, third signed selection has been found at the start already à la Signed Card
Inspired by 65
Allan Ackerman Discrepancy Deal Force Handling
Inspired by 66
Edward Marlo Sleightless Drop Switch
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Allan Ackerman Finally Unassembled
Inspired by 69
Edward Marlo Bold Ace Switch
Allan Ackerman Technicolor Progressive
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Vernon Utility Move Handling cards pushed back without interlock condition, right thumb covers action
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  • Jon Racherbaumer's Card Finesse, 1982 (no specific reference given)
Allan Ackerman The Prequel and the Sequel Aces transpose with card in pocket, McDonald's Aces is performed, Aces travel to pockets, designed to ring double facers in and out
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Marc DeSouza The Shapeshifter Change brief
Art Altman Double Undercut Palm
Fenik, Allan Ackerman Reverse 2001 Queens assemble, change to Aces, Aces vanish, Queens are at original positions and Aces in different pockets
Inspired by
  • "Blast 88" (Fenik, The Code)
Allan Ackerman Reverse Assembly Credit Information
Allan Ackerman No-Palm Travelers Kings signed and lost, then cut to, change to Aces, Kings from pockets
  • Additional Thoughts (using one palm, or topit)
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Allan Ackerman Pen Pocket Load when placing away a pen with deck in hand
Jerry Sadowitz Swing False Cut straight cut, packets turned face-up and tabled
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Edward Marlo Kick Out Count counting upwards from break
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Dave Rumfelt Card from Breast Pocket
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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
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Allan Ackerman More Mixed-Up Blues 4&4
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Allan Ackerman, Bernardo Sedlacek No Extras 4&4, no extra cards
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Allan Ackerman Follow the Leader Kings and Aces
  • Additional Thoughts (gaffed version)
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Allan Ackerman Aces Over Kings Aces and Kings, with third set of four Nines at the end
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Allan Ackerman LJ visits BJ visitors handling with third phase
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Allan Ackerman Overhand Shuffle Stop Force
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Allan Ackerman Vernon Utility Move Handling card placed between face-up stepped sandwich cards
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Allan Ackerman, Cliff Green Quad Technique four turned over as two
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John Guastaferro, Allan Ackerman A Bigger Surprise no-throw monte routine with surprise transformation
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Jack Carpenter Flushtration Count Variation
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Allan Ackerman The Splits named court cards removed and later lost, Aces cut to, deck placed onto them, they distribute next to previously named court cards
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Al Smith Cross Over Aces Revelation using pick-up from wrong packets
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Allan Ackerman Another Ride on the Mass Transit
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Edward Marlo, Allan Ackerman Card from Pocket Idea Variation
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Allan Ackerman Predetermined Cutting unknown card pocketed, spectator names card, he cuts deck in four piles to a three-of-a-kind and an indifferent card, named card to complete quartet removed from pocket
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Allan Ackerman Erdnase Break Kiss Transfer
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Allan Ackerman Impromptu Predetermined Cutting no-stack handling
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Brother John Hamman Easy Cull while up-jogging other cards and tabling portions of the deck
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Allan Ackerman, Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff Another Interlaced Vanish credit information on the plot
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Edward Marlo, Allan Ackerman Down-Jog Displacement Handling without cover card
Inspired by 146
Allan Ackerman, David Solomon, Peter Duffie The Never-Ending Elevator using Ace to Four of Hearts and the four Kings, transformation kicker, Heart straight production
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Allan Ackerman, David Solomon, Peter Duffie The Royal Marriage Trilogy see reference for more information
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Jinx Switch
Allan Ackerman Highland Fusion without double facer
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David Solomon Slider Card to facilitate culling next card, credit information on page 161
Ron Wilson Highland Hop Move transfer from packet to tabled spread
Allan Ackerman A Cheap Thought information written on a business card by spectator, it is lost in a stack of cards, performer secretly glimpses it
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Allan Ackerman Jazzing with M. E. Marlo and Elmsley
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Cliff Green Cliff Green Push-Off
Allan Ackerman Traveling the Crossroads Aces signed, spectator selects four cards with turn out to be Jacks, all cards lost and Aces travel into different pockets
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Allan Ackerman Easy Pocket Interchange Rising Crime Display
Allan Ackerman Rising Crime Display Handling
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Allan Ackerman Almost Like Everywhere and Nowhere Quick Three Way type effect with five cards, two of which are selected, Royal Flush kicker and selections removed from packet
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Allan Ackerman, Wes Emberg Bottom-up Diminishing Lift Sequence
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Allan Ackerman, Tony Picasso, Fenik Your Lucky Day spectator names a card, cutting estimation by spectator, he eventually cuts to his named card, then a four packet monte routine is done and the matching three-of-a-kind show up
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Allan Ackerman The Cipher selection spelled out incorrectly on purpose, four-of-a-kind kicker with packets that made during spelling
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Allan Ackerman Thoughts on "Double Brainwave" ungaffed, "Hidden Packet"
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Allan Ackerman Twisting Maxi-Twist selection tabled, twisting routine with Aces, they change into Jack through Ace of Spades, selection changed to Ten of Spades, Aces reappear and selection is between them in the center of the deck
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Allan Ackerman ATFUS with Oops Addition
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Allan Ackerman Isolating the General three cards from three packets thought of, three indifferent cards change into selections
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Allan Ackerman The Ten-Card Poker Deal four phases, double jonah, almost no-touch
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Allan Ackerman Four-for-Four Transpo Kings and Aces transpose
Allan Ackerman Vernon Utility Switch Handling with packets
Jack Carpenter, Allan Ackerman I Dance for the Devious - Two Queens vanish one by one, reproduced at once together again
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Allan Ackerman, Kosy Phibulphanuvat A Logical Princess
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Steve Mayhew, Allan Ackerman, Simon Aronson Mayhew Poker Again Mayhew Poker Deal, mistakes turn out to be a Royal Flush
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Allan Ackerman False Shuffle Display Bottom-Line precursor
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Allan Ackerman The Ultimate GM Poker Deal first bottom deal demo, then good hands in hands
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  • Linking Ring Parade
Data entered by Denis Behr, January 2024.