something to work on \n lie detector effect posed as a problem, spectator deals through cards and lies anytime, performer instantly knows \n vincent dalban \n the solution of "something to work on" \n charles nyquist
1935
the jinx
Vincent Dalban

Something to Work on

Variations

1935

The Jinx
(Issue 4)

15



the solution of "something to work on" \n stacked deck, two chains, solution \n charles nyquist \n something to work on \n vincent dalban
1935
the jinx
Charles Nyquist

The Solution of "Something to Work on"

Inspired by

1935

The Jinx
(Issue 5)

19



the lie detective \n solution \n stuart robson \n something to work on \n vincent dalban
1935
the jinx
Stuart Robson

The Lie Detective

Inspired by

1935

The Jinx
(Issue 5)

19



lies! lies! lies! \n corner short or oneway back \n henry christ \n you're a liar \n paul curry \n you're a liar \n paul curry \n pants on fire \n barrie richardson
1935
the jinx
Henry Christ

Lies! Lies! Lies!

Related toVariations

1935

The Jinx
(Issue Summer Extra 1935)

39



the lie detector (a mental discovery  third method) \n \n fred heaman
1938
greater magic
Fred Heaman

The Lie Detector (A Mental Discovery  Third Method)

1938

Greater Magic

229



lies! lies! lies! \n corner short or oneway back \n henry christ
1943
full deck of impromptu card tricks
Henry Christ

Lies! Lies! Lies!

1943

Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks

48



the lie detective \n \n edward marlo
1945
tricks with daub
Edward Marlo

The Lie Detective

1945

Tricks with Daub

6



the lie detector \n \n unknown \n the invisible card \n dick ferguson \n george g. kaplan \n roberto giobbi
1948
the fine art of magic
Unknown

The Lie Detector

Variations

1948

The Fine Art of Magic

110



die lügenkarte \n cards are named, spectator lies when selection turns up \n max giebe
1948
hokus pokus
Max Giebe

Die Lügenkarte

1948

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 9 No. Sondernummer 1)

6



the liedetector trick \n simple card divination with lie detecting premise \n unknown
1949
tricks and stunts with playing cards
Unknown

The LieDetector Trick

1949

Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards

27



the pokerface card trick \n no. 77, simple card divination with lie detecting premise \n frank garcia \n george schindler
1950
scarne on card tricks
Frank Garcia, George Schindler

The PokerFace Card Trick

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

140



the lie detector \n marked \n al baker \n the lie detector \n al baker
1951
pet secrets
Al Baker

The Lie Detector

Also published here

1951

Pet Secrets

57



you're a liar \n presentational idea \n paul curry \n lies! lies! lies! \n henry christ \n you're a liar \n paul curry \n you're a liar \n paul curry \n der lügendedektor \n paul curry
1952
the phoenix 201 — 250
Paul Curry

You're a Liar

Related toAlso published here

1952

The Phoenix 201 — 250
(Issue 246)

982



trilie \n three peeked cards \n howard a. adams
1952
the phoenix 251 — 300
Howard A. Adams

TriLie

1952

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 266)

1064



the lie detector \n \n george pearce
1955
one more thought on cards
George Pearce

The Lie Detector

1955

One More Thought on Cards

28



you're a liar \n \n paul curry \n you're a liar \n paul curry
1956
the best in magic
Paul Curry

You're A Liar

Also published here

1956

The Best in Magic

109



the lie detector \n \n al leech
1959
cardmanship
Al Leech

The Lie Detector

1959

Cardmanship

5



der lügendedektor \n presentational idea \n paul curry \n you're a liar \n paul curry
1959
hokus pokus
Paul Curry

Der Lügendedektor

Also published here

1959

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 20 No. 3)

840



variable magnetic lie detector \n lie detector using the variable magnetic executive tranquilizer \n martin gardner
1964
the new phoenix 351400
Martin Gardner

Variable Magnetic Lie Detector

1964

The New Phoenix 351400
(Issue 393)

399



the truth machine \n spirit bell as lie detector, body bell \n fred lowe \n "nothing but the truth" (the wizard, sept./oct. 1950) \n die wahrheitsmaschine \n fred lowe
1966
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Fred Lowe

The Truth Machine

Related to "Nothing But The Truth" (The Wizard, Sept./Oct. 1950)
Also published here

July 1966

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 1 No. 9)

48



die lügenkarte \n spectator names cards and lies when selection shows up, performer divines card \n rolf andra
1968
hokus pokus
Rolf Andra

Die Lügenkarte

1968

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 29 No. 5)

87



example 13 \n two spectators note cards in a packet, after some questions and shuffling they are on the top, gray code and faro \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Example 13

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Gray Codes)

19



example 14 \n two spectators note cards in a packet, after some questions and shuffling they are on the top, gray code and faro \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Example 14

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Gray Codes)

20



mental lie \n thoughtof card, spectator reads cards, performer catches lie, three methods \n edward marlo
1969
hex!
Edward Marlo

Mental Lie

1969

HEX!

45



the gray liar \n questions about selection are asked, at the end top card has text written on it that says when spectator lied and where the selection is, faro, see also addenda on page 60 \n karl fulves \n flip flop \n roy walton
1970
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

The Gray Liar

Related to

1970

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue First Supplement)

56



flip flop \n simplified version with reverse faros \n roy walton \n the gray liar \n karl fulves
1970
faro & riffle technique
Roy Walton

Flip Flop

Inspired by

1970

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Second Supplement)

64



additional hamilton ideas \n as telephone effect with possible lies \n john hamilton \n eyes of the gods \n john hamilton
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
John Hamilton

Additional Hamilton Ideas

Inspired by

Aug. 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 5 No. 10)

354



more lies \n thought card revealed with eightcardpacket as computer \n robert e. neale \n eight bytes is enough \n jack avis \n voice print \n harry lorayne \n robert e. neale \n calqlator \n peter duffie \n robert e. neale \n eight bites is enough \n jack avis
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Robert E. Neale

More Lies

Related toVariations

Winter 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio)

384



lie detector variation \n \n james g. thompson jr.
1972
the living end
James G. Thompson Jr.

Lie Detector Variation

1972

The Living End

139



the awful truth \n \n jack vosburgh \n vocalculate \n stewart james
1972
the living end
Jack Vosburgh

The Awful Truth

Variations

1972

The Living End

139



he lied \n two cards \n karl fulves
1973
notes from underground
Karl Fulves

He Lied

1973

Notes From Underground

2



lie sleuth \n several lies detected, missing card in pocket known, interlocking chains \n simon aronson \n programmed lie detector \n michael powers \n lie sleuth \n simon aronson
1973
kabbala — volume 2
Simon Aronson

Lie Sleuth

VariationsAlso published here

1973

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 8)

59



truth detector \n \n jerry k. hartman \n truth detector \n jerry k. hartman
1973
means & ends
Jerry K. Hartman

Truth Detector

Also published here

1973

Means & Ends

79



don't lie to me \n two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the lies \n paul curry \n don't lie to me \n paul curry \n don't lie to me (computer) \n paul curry \n don't lie to me (computer) \n paul curry
1974
paul curry presents
Paul Curry

Don't Lie To Me

Inspired byVariationsAlso published here

1974

Paul Curry Presents

47



liars convention \n magician blindfolded, three spectators choose cards two exchange cards, magicican knows who and the cards, marked stacked deck \n karl fulves \n don nielson
1975
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Karl Fulves, Don Nielson

Liars Convention

1975

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2

412



truth & consequences \n five cards, lie detector presentation \n roy walton \n truth & consequences \n roy walton
1976
pabular
Roy Walton

Truth & Consequences

Also published here

Sep. 1976

Pabular
(Vol. 3 No. 1)

311



it's impossible! \n automatic placement, position of card predicted, or other ideas:
 spell a name
 lie detector
 think stop \n harry lorayne
1977
the magic book
Harry Lorayne

It's Impossible!

1977

The Magic Book

146



routined poker mental \n princess card trick with lie detection presentation \n john f. mendoza \n liar's poker \n darwin ortiz \n john f. mendoza \n knabe \n roy johnson
1978
the book of john
John F. Mendoza

Routined Poker Mental

Variations

1978

The Book of John

19



die wahrheitsmaschine \n spirit bell as lie detector, body bell \n fred lowe \n the truth machine \n fred lowe
1978
intermagic
Fred Lowe

Die Wahrheitsmaschine

Also published here

July 1978

Intermagic
(Vol. 5 No. 2)

47



mentalias ii \n using interesting force, spectator lies at his card \n jerry k. hartman \n mentalias ii \n jerry k. hartman
1979
apocalypse
Jerry K. Hartman

Mentalias II

Also published here

Jan. 1979

Apocalypse
(Vol. 2 No. 1)

155



parity failure \n some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is lied \n alex elmsley \n parity failure \n alex elmsley \n parity failure \n alex elmsley
1979
the chronicles
Alex Elmsley

Parity Failure

Also published here

1979

The Chronicles
(Issue 20)

1255



das gedankenprojektionsspiel \n two spectators choose cards hands off, two halves with different sets of koran type setup \n michael skinner \n thought projection pack \n michael skinner
1979
das mike skinner / piet forton seminarheft
Michael Skinner

Das GedankenProjektionsSpiel

Also published here

1979

Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft
(Issue Das Mike Skinner Seminarheft)

6



the joker reads minds \n spectator thinks of card and reads order of shuffled deck, spectator should misread joker as selection, it is divined, six methods \n edward marlo \n paul curry \n the joker reads minds \n edward marlo
1980
hierophant
Edward Marlo, Paul Curry

The Joker Reads Minds

Also published here

1980

Hierophant
(Issue The Last Hierophant)

5



pack of lies \n liar's matrix, spectator selects card column and reads out their colors, lying on one of them, different methods:
 mnemonic method
 no memory
 and again
 lewry's lie detector \n alex elmsley \n colin lewry \n a fourbit trick \n karl fulves
1980
curioser
Alex Elmsley, Colin Lewry

Pack Of Lies

Related to

1980

Curioser

33



tell me three times \n three cards chosen and called out, on one of them is lied, stack \n alex elmsley \n tell me three times \n alex elmsley
1980
curioser
Alex Elmsley

Tell Me Three Times

Also published here

1980

Curioser

37



parity failure \n some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is lied \n alex elmsley \n parity failure \n alex elmsley \n parity notes \n charles hudson \n unstacked parity \n roy walton
1980
curioser
Alex Elmsley

Parity Failure

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1980

Curioser

38



parity notes \n \n charles hudson \n parity failure \n alex elmsley
1980
curioser
Charles Hudson

Parity Notes

Inspired by

1980

Curioser

59



unstacked parity \n no stack version \n roy walton \n parity failure \n alex elmsley
1980
curioser
Roy Walton

Unstacked Parity

Inspired by

1980

Curioser

60



liar... \n spectator selects group of cards and lies at one card \n leslie anderson
1981
magick
Leslie Anderson

Liar...

1981

Magick
(Issue 275)

1373



thought projection pack \n two spectators choose cards hands off, two halves with different sets of koran type setup \n michael skinner \n das gedankenprojektionsspiel \n michael skinner
1982
intimate magic
Michael Skinner

Thought Projection Pack

Also published here

1982

Intimate Magic

1



voice print \n eight cards, programming, binary \n harry lorayne \n robert e. neale \n more lies \n robert e. neale \n talk to me \n richard vollmer \n it's not easy to lie \n harry lorayne \n that's the truth! \n harry lorayne \n voice print \n harry lorayne \n it's not easy to lie \n harry lorayne \n calqlator \n harry lorayne
1982
best of friends
Harry Lorayne, Robert E. Neale

Voice Print

Related toVariations

1982

Best of Friends

256



other uses  prearranged decks \n  lie detector
 think stop
 gossiping queen (whispering) \n unknown
1982
simple yet effective tricks with cards
Unknown

Other Uses  Prearranged Decks

1982

Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards

34



programmed lie detector \n computer program, trick performed by spectator with computer only, computer version of aronson's lie sleuth \n michael powers \n computer card trick \n christopher morgan \n lie sleuth \n simon aronson
1983
powerful magic
Michael Powers

Programmed Lie Detector

Inspired by

1983

Powerful Magic

45



australian lie detector \n impromptu \n john c. wagner
1984
west coast quarterly
John C. Wagner

Australian Lie Detector

1984

West Coast Quarterly
(Vol. 1 No. 2)

31



smart deck \n cards reverse that indicate color, suit, value... \n charles hudson
1985
best of friends — volume ii
Charles Hudson

Smart Deck

1985

Best of Friends — Volume II

501



the lie detector \n  lie detector variation (impromptu) \n larry jennings
1986
the classic magic of larry jennings
Larry Jennings

The Lie Detector

1986

The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings

115



would i lie to you? \n seven card packet is programmed to find selection, mates are found as well \n john c. wagner \n revised lie detector \n edward marlo \n john c. wagner
1987
the commercial magic of j.c. wagner
John C. Wagner

Would I Lie to You?

Related to

1987

The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner

141



truth & consequences \n five cards, lie detector presentation \n roy walton \n truth & consequences \n roy walton
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Truth & Consequences

Also published here

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

5



mentalias ii \n using interesting force, spectator lies at his card \n jerry k. hartman \n mentalias ii \n jerry k. hartman \n the whispering jokers \n paul curry \n mentalias \n jerry k. hartman
1991
card craft
Jerry K. Hartman

Mentalias II

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

1991

Card Craft

454



truth detector \n \n jerry k. hartman \n truth detector \n jerry k. hartman
1991
card craft
Jerry K. Hartman

Truth Detector

Also published here

1991

Card Craft

584



lie detector \n with long narrow clear strip that is folded in various ways so different messages appear on it \n kuniyasu fujiwara
1992
five times five — japan
Kuniyasu Fujiwara

Lie Detector

1992

Five Times Five — Japan

79



talk to me \n eight card packet \n richard vollmer \n voice print \n harry lorayne \n robert e. neale
1992
apocalypse
Richard Vollmer

Talk To Me

Inspired by

Feb. 1992

Apocalypse
(Vol. 15 No. 2)

2031



witness \n six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an x on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds murderer \n karl fulves \n keith downs (abra #2362) \n partner in crime \n sam schwartz \n witness \n karl fulves \n pack of lies \n karl fulves \n clue \n jack yates
1992
deceptive practices
Karl Fulves

Witness

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

1992

Deceptive Practices

78



partner in crime \n version of "witness" in which criminal has a partner \n sam schwartz \n witness \n karl fulves \n witness \n karl fulves
1992
deceptive practices
Sam Schwartz

Partner in Crime

Inspired byRelated to

1992

Deceptive Practices

80



witness \n further comments \n karl fulves \n witness \n karl fulves \n partner in crime \n sam schwartz
1992
supplement to deceptive practices
Karl Fulves

Witness

Related to

1992

Supplement To Deceptive Practices

88



quick and direct \n \n harry lorayne \n the best lie detector \n marty kane
1993
apocalypse
Harry Lorayne

Quick and Direct

Inspired by

Mar. 1993

Apocalypse
(Vol. 16 No. 3)

2187



revised lie detector \n down under deal, quartet production, setup, two variations:
 for center dealers
 for sidestealers \n edward marlo \n john c. wagner \n would i lie to you? \n john c. wagner
1993
the olram file
Edward Marlo, John C. Wagner

Revised Lie Detector

Inspired by

1993

The Olram File
(Issue 14)

5



eight bytes is enough \n thought card revealed with eightcardpacket as computer \n jack avis \n more lies \n robert e. neale \n eight bites is enough \n jack avis
1993
simplicity at your fingertips
Jack Avis

Eight Bytes Is Enough

Inspired byAlso published here

1993

Simplicity at Your Fingertips

32



shocked \n  finger ring moves on table to esp symbol (no method)
 car magazine rolled up and car sounds come out of it (no method)
 joy buzzer as sound generator, lie detector with five cards on plastic tray \n karl fulves \n shocked \n karl fulves
1993
verbatim
Karl Fulves

Shocked

Related to

1993

Verbatim
(Issue 5)

42



the penultimate truth \n \n stephen tucker \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie
1993
profile
Stephen Tucker

The Penultimate Truth

Inspired by

Feb. 1993

Profile
(Issue 12)

6



eight bites is enough \n thought card revealed with eightcardpacket as computer \n jack avis \n more lies \n robert e. neale \n eight bytes is enough \n jack avis
1993
profile
Jack Avis

Eight Bites is Enough

Inspired byAlso published here

Dec. 1993

Profile
(Issue 17)

11



pack of lies \n liar's matrix, spectator selects card column and reads out their colors, lying on one of them, different methods:
 mnemonic method
 marked deck method
 unmarked deck method
 lewry's platform presentation \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Pack of Lies

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

100



lewry's platform presentation \n \n colin lewry \n alex elmsley \n pack of lies \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Colin Lewry, Alex Elmsley

Lewry's Platform Presentation

Inspired by

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

105



parity failure \n some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is lied \n alex elmsley \n parity failure \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Parity Failure

Also published here

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

392



tell me three times \n three cards chosen and called out, on one of them is lied, stack \n alex elmsley \n further than that and the lie detector \n cushing strout \n tell me three times \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Tell Me Three Times

VariationsAlso published here

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

396



lie sleuth \n several lies detected, missing card in pocket known, interlocking chains \n simon aronson \n lie sleuth \n simon aronson
1994
bound to please
Simon Aronson

Lie Sleuth

Also published here

1994

Bound to Please

5



the ultimate truth \n \n peter duffie \n packet calculator \n dai vernon \n alternate opening \n bernard rasmussen \n the penultimate truth \n stephen tucker \n tarradiddle \n peter duffie \n imagine, 1991, p. 7 \n karten lügen nie \n franz kaslatter
1995
duffie's card compulsions
Peter Duffie

The Ultimate Truth

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

1995

Duffie's Card Compulsions

84



a pocketful of lies \n packet in pocket, cards removed to answer truth or lie \n peter duffie \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie
1995
duffie's card compulsions
Peter Duffie

A Pocketful of Lies

Related to

1995

Duffie's Card Compulsions

86



alternate opening \n for "the ultimate truth" \n bernard rasmussen \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie \n truth serum \n peter duffie
1995
duffie's card compulsions
Bernard Rasmussen

Alternate Opening

Inspired byVariations

1995

Duffie's Card Compulsions

87



truth serum \n \n peter duffie \n alternate opening \n bernard rasmussen
1995
duffie's card compulsions
Peter Duffie

Truth Serum

Inspired by

1995

Duffie's Card Compulsions

90



fourknowledge \n \n peter duffie \n daley's notebook #323 & #554 \n fourknowledge (without seconds) \n peter duffie
1995
duffie's card compulsions
Peter Duffie

FourKnowledge

Inspired by Daley's Notebook #323 & #554
Related to

1995

Duffie's Card Compulsions

102



fourknowledge (without seconds) \n \n peter duffie \n fourknowledge \n peter duffie
1995
duffie's card compulsions
Peter Duffie

FourKnowledge (Without Seconds)

Related to

1995

Duffie's Card Compulsions

107



the lie detector \n \n unknown
1995
card college — volume 1
Unknown

The Lie Detector

1995

Card College — Volume 1

91



pack of lies \n no. 12, three red and black cards, spectators with red cards tell the truth, performer finds out who hides the ace of diamonds \n karl fulves \n witness \n karl fulves
1995
selfworking closeup card magic
Karl Fulves

Pack of Lies

Also published here

1995

SelfWorking Closeup Card Magic

20



blinded by the sleight \n performer blindfolded, spectator selects a card and takes out five cards one of which is the selection, performer hold each up while spectator says "no" to each, selection found \n steven youell \n blinded by the sleight \n steven youell
1995
the innovations collection
Steven Youell

Blinded By The Sleight

Also published here

1995

The Innovations Collection

16



nervous ace & hartman force \n \n tom daugherty
1996
apocalypse
Tom Daugherty

Nervous Ace & Hartman Force

Mar. 1996

Apocalypse
(Vol. 19 No. 3)

2623



lie stebbins \n lie detector effect with one selection, identity of cards determine if spectator is telling truth/lie (e.g. color, suit, value) \n peter duffie \n lie stebbins plus! \n peter duffie
1997
effortless card magic
Peter Duffie

Lie Stebbins

Related to

1997

Effortless Card Magic

51



lie stebbins plus! \n lie detector effect with two selection, identity of cards determine if spectator is telling truth/lie (e.g. spot/court, suit), but has double revelation \n peter duffie \n lie stebbins \n peter duffie
1997
effortless card magic
Peter Duffie

Lie Stebbins Plus!

Related to

1997

Effortless Card Magic

54



whitewashed \n rest of cards are blank \n joel givens
1998
the trapdoor — volume three
Joel Givens

Whitewashed

1998

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 67)

1368



would i lie to you? \n three piles, performer selects card from center pile and makes statements, spectator take cards from lie or truth pile, values added, selection arrived at \n karl fulves \n informant \n karl fulves \n 3 little words \n stewart james \n a card force \n karl fulves \n mel bennett
1998
underworld
Karl Fulves

Would I Lie To You?

Related to

1998

Underworld
(Issue 9)

126



lies \n lie detector premise for between your palms \n david regal \n between your palms \n alex elmsley
1999
closeup & personal
David Regal

Lies

Inspired by

1999

CloseUp & Personal

108



another lie detector \n key card location, but presented as lie detector. spectator lies when they see their card, magician knows. \n unknown
1999
cunning card miracles
Unknown

Another Lie Detector

1999

Cunning Card Miracles

15



you're a liar \n presentational idea \n paul curry \n lies! lies! lies! \n henry christ \n you're a liar \n paul curry
2001
paul curry's worlds beyond
Paul Curry

You're a Liar

Inspired byAlso published here

2001

Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond

79



don't lie to me \n two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the lies \n paul curry \n don't lie to me \n paul curry \n reds and blacks \n hector chadwick
2001
paul curry's worlds beyond
Paul Curry

Don't Lie to Me

VariationsAlso published here

2001

Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond

83



would i lie? \n no. 43, three piles, card in center one remembered, cards taken from outer two piles in any combination, values added to count down to selection, noshuffle gilbreath \n karl fulves
2001
my best selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Would I Lie?

2001

My Best SelfWorking Card Tricks

97



it's not easy to lie \n card selected from ninecard packet with down/under deal, card from remaining eight cards thoughtof, lie detector, original selection used to count down to find it \n harry lorayne \n voice print \n harry lorayne \n robert e. neale \n back from fishing \n giorgio tarchini \n it's not easy to lie \n harry lorayne
2001
personal collection
Harry Lorayne

It's Not Easy To Lie

Inspired byVariationsAlso published here

2001

Personal Collection

9



that's the truth! \n small packet \n harry lorayne \n voice print \n harry lorayne \n robert e. neale \n packet calculator \n dai vernon \n that's the truth! \n harry lorayne \n that's the truth! \n harry lorayne
2001
personal collection
Harry Lorayne

That's The Truth!

Inspired byAlso published here

2001

Personal Collection

15



it's not easy to lie \n card selected from ninecard packet with down/under deal, card from remaining eight cards thoughtof, lie detector, original selection used to count down to find it \n harry lorayne \n it's not easy to lie \n harry lorayne
2001
genii
Harry Lorayne

It's Not Easy To Lie

Also published here

Nov. 2001

Genii
(Vol. 64 No. 11)

49



liar's poker \n princess card trick with lie detection presentation and sucker finale à la fingerprint card trick \n darwin ortiz \n john f. mendoza \n routined poker mental \n john f. mendoza
2002
scams & fantasies with cards
Darwin Ortiz, John F. Mendoza

Liar's Poker

Inspired by

2002

Scams & Fantasies with Cards

26



the lie detector \n marked \n al baker \n the lie detector \n al baker
2003
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

The Lie Detector

Also published here

2003

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Pet Secrets)

406



lie detector \n \n gary plants \n packet calculator \n dai vernon
2004
lecture notes — the second super session
Gary Plants

Lie Detector

Inspired by

2004

Lecture Notes — The Second Super Session

9



blinded by the sleight \n performer blindfolded, spectator selects a card and takes out five cards one of which is the selection, performer hold each up while spectator says "no" to each, selection found \n steven youell \n numeralphatology \n steven youell \n blinded by the sleight \n steven youell
2004
weapons of mass destruction
Steven Youell

Blinded By The Sleight

Related toAlso published here

2004

Weapons of Mass Destruction

26



liar! \n spectator reads off cards and lies at his selection \n steven youell
2004
weapons of mass destruction
Steven Youell

Liar!

2004

Weapons of Mass Destruction

55



the liar  a classic \n \n vincent dalban \n charles nyquist \n juan tamariz
2004
mnemonica
Vincent Dalban, Charles Nyquist, Juan Tamariz

The Liar  A Classic

2004

Mnemonica

218



answering computer \n colors of cards as direction for spectator to lie or tell the truth, cards etc are divined
 other presentations
 a. the trip
 b. the labyrinth
 c. hangman \n juan tamariz \n the psychic deck \n woody aragón \n answering computer presentation \n juan tamariz
2004
mnemonica
Juan Tamariz

Answering Computer

Related to

2004

Mnemonica

220



back from fishing \n \n giorgio tarchini \n it's not easy to lie \n harry lorayne
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Giorgio Tarchini

Back From Fishing

Inspired by

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

161



you lied! \n interesting peek \n dai vernon
2007
bruce cervon's castle notebooks — volume 1
Dai Vernon

You lied!

2007

Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1

38



calqlator \n twelve card setup \n peter duffie \n robert e. neale \n more lies \n robert e. neale
2007
best of friends — volume iii
Peter Duffie, Robert E. Neale

CalQLator

Related to

2007

Best of Friends — Volume III

297



to tell the truth ii \n two cards are removed from (stacked) deck and divined with liar/truthteller presentation \n joshua jay \n to tell the truth? \n gerald kosky
2007
best of friends — volume iii
Joshua Jay

To Tell The Truth II

Inspired by

2007

Best of Friends — Volume III

412



lie detector 1 \n cards eliminated until selection found \n benjamin earl
2007
seeing with photoelectric eyes
Benjamin Earl

Lie Detector 1

2007

Seeing with PhotoElectric Eyes

17



lie detector 2 \n cards eliminated until selection found, additional thought of card determined \n benjamin earl
2007
seeing with photoelectric eyes
Benjamin Earl

Lie Detector 2

2007

Seeing with PhotoElectric Eyes

17



vocalculate \n lie detector plot, three people select a card each, magician divines each card by detecting lies \n stewart james \n handwritten notes, 1945 \n the awful truth \n jack vosburgh
2007
the essential stewart james
Stewart James

Vocalculate

Inspired byAlso published here

2007

The Essential Stewart James

62



the nobo lie detector \n "no" = bottom
 first version
 second version (kevin baker)
 third version (kevin baker)
 fourth version (kevin baker)
 fifth version
 sixth version
 seventh version
 eighth version (kevin baker)
 ninth version
 tenth version (kevin baker) \n justin higham \n kevin baker \n blackstone's modern card tricks, pp. 130133 \n eerie cards \n kent arthur \n math applied \n edward marlo \n mathematics and mentalism \n alex elmsley
2008
dexterity manual
Justin Higham, Kevin Baker

The NoBo Lie Detector

Inspired by Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks, pp. 130133
Related to

2008

Dexterity Manual

57



lie teller \n detective story presentation \n karl fulves
2008
prolix
Karl Fulves

Lie Teller

2008

Prolix
(Issue 5)

305



in a glimpse \n lie detector and divination \n benjamin earl
2009
gambit
Benjamin Earl

In a Glimpse

2009

Gambit
(Issue 1)

20



liar for hire \n "unexplained"
single card as lie detector, it changes multiple times to answer lies or truth, posed as a problem \n karl fulves
2009
prolix
Karl Fulves

Liar For Hire

2009

Prolix
(Issue 6)

405



reading the tells \n card's identity divined by asking some questions \n steven youell
2009
weapons of mass deception
Steven Youell

Reading The Tells

2009

Weapons of Mass Deception

29



the cootie catcher lie detector \n folded origami fortune teller is used to reveal selection \n jason michaels
2010
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 8
Jason Michaels

The Cootie Catcher Lie Detector

2010

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 8

23



polygram \n \n lewis jones \n packet calculator \n dai vernon
2010
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 8
Lewis Jones

Polygram

Related to

2010

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 8

145



sensesational \n three selections (one thought of, two chosen) found \n ryan schlutz
2011
making the cut
Ryan Schlutz

Sensesational

2011

Making the Cut

29



internal control \n cards biddled into left hand one by one until spectator says stop, then top and bottom slipped off at once, force and control/switch, effect application in which a selection is divined via other cards, all other cards blank or duplicates \n steve beam \n slipjog \n jerry sadowitz
2011
ffffing great card moves
Steve Beam

Internal Control

Related to

2011

FFFFing Great Card Moves

21



pants on fire \n two phases \n barrie richardson \n club 71, sep. 2003 \n lies! lies! lies! \n henry christ
2011
curtain call
Barrie Richardson

Pants on Fire

Inspired byAlso published here

2011

Curtain Call

229



don't lie to me (computer) \n magician and spectator get half the pack each, and either lie or say the truth about each card, computer can spot all the spectator's lies \n paul curry \n don't lie to me \n paul curry
2012
magical mathematics
Paul Curry

Don't Lie To Me (Computer)

Variations

2012

Magical Mathematics

65



lie detector \n red/black lie detected by phone app \n denis behr \n friedrich roitzsch \n don't lie to me \n paul curry
2013
seventeen secrets — volume 2
Denis Behr, Friedrich Roitzsch

Lie Detector

Inspired by

2013

Seventeen Secrets — Volume 2

12



that's the truth! \n small packet \n harry lorayne \n that's the truth! \n harry lorayne
2015
jawdroppers!
Harry Lorayne

That's The Truth!

Also published here

2015

JawDroppers!

103



1.5 card q&a \n spectator removes card from spread and lies on its identity, performer divines card and gives short reading \n john wilson \n "1 card q&a" (docc hilford & leonardo silverio)
2016
you and me and the devil makes three — volume ii
John Wilson

1.5 Card Q&A

Inspired by "1 Card Q&A" (Docc Hilford & Leonardo Silverio)

2016

You and Me and the Devil Makes Three — Volume II

29



lie to me \n card chosen and lost, spectator can lie or tell the truth three times and performer cuts to a card that reveals the truth, selection travels to pocket and three cutto cards transform into mates of selection \n peter duffie
2016
genii
Peter Duffie

Lie To Me

Nov. 2016

Genii
(Vol. 79 No. 11)

44



a lie detector routine \n featuring a fair control sequence where the spectator cuts to a card and buries his pile \n joseph barry
2017
operandi
Joseph Barry

A Lie Detector Routine

2017

Operandi
(Issue 3)

19



a card that lies, a deck that tells the truth \n oosoom type \n bob farmer \n the cards don't lie \n michael weber
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox
Bob Farmer

A Card that Lies, a Deck that Tells the Truth

Variations

2017

The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox
()

92



the cards don't lie \n "mike weber variation" \n michael weber \n a card that lies, a deck that tells the truth \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox
Michael Weber

The Cards Don't Lie

Inspired by

2017

The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox
()

98



voice print \n eight cards, programming, binary \n harry lorayne \n voice print \n harry lorayne \n robert e. neale
2017
jawdroppers! two
Harry Lorayne

Voice Print

Inspired by

2017

JawDroppers! Two

53



it's not easy to lie \n eight cards, programming, binary \n harry lorayne \n voice print \n harry lorayne \n robert e. neale
2017
jawdroppers! two
Harry Lorayne

It's Not Easy To Lie

Inspired by

2017

JawDroppers! Two

57



calqlator \n with antifaro programming \n harry lorayne \n voice print \n harry lorayne \n robert e. neale
2017
jawdroppers! two
Harry Lorayne

CalQLator

Related to

2017

JawDroppers! Two

115



lies \n lie detection effect, magician detects lies to divine card, has ambigram kicker \n giacomo bigliardi
2018
elixir
Giacomo Bigliardi

Lies

Oct. 2018

Elixir
(Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2))

92



我不是 mentalist \n (i'm not a mentalist) card chosen, spectator reads cards out loud but lies about the selection, magician can tell the lie and divine selection \n xiaobo zhou \n c.o.a.t. 原理 \n colm mulcahy
2018
enthusiasm
Xiaobo Zhou

我不是 Mentalist

Related to

2018

Enthusiasm

34



that's the truth! \n small packet \n harry lorayne \n that's the truth! \n harry lorayne
2018
and finally!
Harry Lorayne

That's The Truth!

Also published here

2018

And Finally!

111



the joker reads minds \n spectator thinks of card and reads order of shuffled deck, spectator should misread joker as selection, it is divined \n edward marlo \n the joker reads minds \n edward marlo \n paul curry
2019
beyond the z
Edward Marlo

The Joker Reads Minds

Also published here

2019

Beyond the Z

41



plunger lie detector \n lie detector effect using plunger principle \n harapan ong \n joshua jay
2019
a stack to forget
Harapan Ong, Joshua Jay

Plunger Lie Detector

2019

A Stack to Forget

39



say anything \n lie detector effect, end with magician showing prediction in an envelope of a random word thought of and written down by spectator, prediction is printed letter by letter on cards \n matt baker \n the anything deck \n paul harris
2019
the buena vista shuffle club
Matt Baker

Say Anything

Inspired by

2019

The Buena Vista Shuffle Club

101



never going to give you up \n lie detection, followed by identifying the cards held by spectator, then identifying thought of card \n patrick g. redford \n "syfry" (woody aragon, steve beam's semiautomatic card tricks)
2019
sleightly out of order
Patrick G. Redford

Never Going To Give You Up

Related to "SyFry" (Woody Aragon, Steve Beam's SemiAutomatic Card Tricks)

2019

Sleightly Out Of Order

92



the randomized lie detector \n faceup/facedown cards to form a number and to find selection \n steve beam \n personality test \n bob hummer
2020
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 12
Steve Beam

The Randomized Lie Detector

Inspired by

2020

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 12

184



zoomatic ii \n revelation with one suit \n stephen hobbs \n "further ideas with a packet of twelve cards: 'the hotel mystery'" (juan tamariz, verbal magic, 2005)
2020
genii
Stephen Hobbs

Zoomatic II

Related to "Further Ideas with a Packet of Twelve Cards: 'The Hotel Mystery'" (Juan Tamariz, Verbal Magic, 2005)

Sep. 2020

Genii
(Vol. 83 No. 9)

62



karten lügen nie \n no. 5 \n franz kaslatter \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie \n das klitzekleine zauberbuch, 2017, p. 221
2020
das sistebbinsspielkartensystem
Franz Kaslatter

Karten Lügen Nie

Inspired byAlso published here Das Klitzekleine Zauberbuch, 2017, p. 221

2020

Das SiStebbinsSpielkartensystem

7



petalies \n routine with twelve court cards \n george mcbride
2022
the glasgow file — volume 1
George McBride

Petalies

2022

The Glasgow File — Volume 1

71


