36 entries in Propless / Memory Stunts / Memory Systems
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Oswald Rae Miracles of Memory mental arithmetic, and list of words, interesting solution and presentation for the mental arithmetic
1928 Sub Rosa 91
H. Adrian Smith Card System DeLuxe system for memorizing a deck on the fly
  • Personal Requirements
  • An Outline of the System
  • The Table of Digits
  • The Table Of Fixed Ideas
  • The Table Of Fixed Ideas For Playing Cards
  • Association of Ideas
  • Recalling The Cards
  • A Typical Example
  • Some Variations
  • Strengthening The Association
  • Some Suggetions
1940 Card System De Luxe 5
H. Adrian Smith Key Words For Other Systems
1940 Card System De Luxe 16
Al Baker Phenomenal Memory
Also published here 1941 Magical Ways and Means 96
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Memory Plus Miracles list of twenty words is memorized by performer, then medium is called, who divines words too, carbon envelope
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 21
Tony Corinda The Amazing Memory Test
  • The First Stage (the system)
  • The Second Stage (connecting the objects to the learned list)
  • The Application of The Amazing Memory System
  • Calling the Objects Back
Also published here 1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 61
Eddie Joseph Mnemotechnic Marvels general comments
1959 Memory of the Mind 4
Eddie Joseph Key Code for use with articles and numbers
1959 Memory of the Mind 22
Jack Kent Tillar Develop a 'Powerhouse' Memory
1974 Magick (Issue 111) 555
Unknown Mnemonic Code letters / numbers, Numerical Dictionary
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 134
Paul Harris Remembering Names gag tip
1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 22
Unknown The Master Memory System No. 85, number association with key words
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 109
Unknown Double Master No. 87, doubling the number of objects/key words
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 114
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
Karl Fulves One & One is Ten combo system introduction
1998 Combo 5
Karl Fulves The Value of Color combo system
Also published here 1998 Combo 6
Karl Fulves Practice practicing combo memory system
1998 Combo 11
Tony Corinda The Amazing Memory Test German translation
Also published here 2000 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 4&5) 151
Al Baker Phenomenal Memory
Also published here 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 231
Al Baker A Miracle of Memory using real memory, about thirteen cards are removed
Also published here 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 238
Karl Fulves The Link To Playing Cards binary features of playing cards, combo system for colors
Related to 2005 Combo II 8
Barrie Richardson The Modest Memory Routine fifteen cards are selected and memorized together with the audience by explaining a peg system, either for real or with switch
2005 Act Two 29
Karl Fulves Newmonics memorizing a string of numbers
2007 Word Play 5
Karl Fulves The Narrative
2007 Word Play 6
Karl Fulves The Expert Memorizes Cards on memorizing a string of cards
2007 Word Play 7
Karl Fulves Erdnase Cheats memorizing short sequence of cards
2007 Word Play 10
Karl Fulves Word Play system for memorizing twelve cards
  • The Suit System
  • Coding For Value
  • Naming The Jacks
  • Verbs For Jacks
  • Objects For Jacks
  • The system thus far
  • The System For Kings
  • The System For Queens
  • How To Practice
Inspired byRelated to 2007 Word Play 13
Karl Fulves You Must Remember This commentary on the memory system
2007 Word Play 25
Karl Fulves And Don't Forget... non-card situations for the Word Play memory system
2007 Word Play 64
Karl Fulves The Automatic Mind on memory systems, also for ESP cards
2007 Word Play 65
Allan Slaight Mind Snare using Nikola mnemonic system
Inspired by
  • "Mind Square" (Craige McComb Snader, 1986)
2008 Spins & Needles 96
Jim Steinmeyer One Hundred Mental Pictures for the Magazine Test
2009 Technique & Understanding 99
Karl Fulves One Is For Gun rhyming memory system
  • Note 1
  • Note 2
  • Note 3
  • Note 4 (further reference)
  • Note 5 (on-the-fly memory versus memorized deck)
2015 The Lowdown (Issue 1) 21
Karl Fulves Note 3 speed in memorising numbers
2015 The Lowdown (Issue 1) 22
Patrick G. Redford Rapid Memorization Major Memory System
  • Applying this System to Playing Cards
2017 Temporarily Out of Order 66
Karl Fulves Combo System memorizing red/back order
Also published here 2022 Instructions for a few Miracles 30