undoing riffle shuffle with stripper \n \n unknown
1897
new era card tricks

Undoing Riffle Shuffle with Stripper

1897

New Era Card Tricks

55



chapter i  trailing the dovetail shuffle to its lair \n "(with sidelights on one or two other shuffles)"
interlocking chain principle with up to three riffle shuffles \n charles t. jordan \n the humming speller \n martin joyal
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries
Charles T. Jordan

Chapter I  Trailing the Dovetail Shuffle to its Lair

Variations

1919/1920

Thirty Card Mysteries

7



allowing a spectator to shuffle \n general comments \n charles t. jordan
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries
Charles T. Jordan

Allowing a Spectator to Shuffle

1919/1920

Thirty Card Mysteries

16



the premo \n no. 3, card located after three riffle shuffles, interlocking chains, optional with marked deck or blindfolded \n charles t. jordan
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries
Charles T. Jordan

The Premo

1919/1920

Thirty Card Mysteries

17



a novel detection \n no. 4, spectator counts down cards and remembers the last one, halves riffle shuffled together, interlocking chains \n charles t. jordan
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries
Charles T. Jordan

A Novel Detection

1919/1920

Thirty Card Mysteries

22



the psychic prediction \n total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Psychic Prediction

1921

The Four Full Hands
(Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects)

34



the mysterious detective \n three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Mysterious Detective

1921

The Four Full Hands
(Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects)

35



mental abstraction or cards by instinct \n cards shuffled once, separated with hearts/clubs in one pile, spectator choses cards in one pile and performer instantly removes mates from other pile behind back \n ralph w. hull
1932
"eyeopeners"
Ralph W. Hull

Mental Abstraction or Cards by Instinct

1932

"EyeOpeners"

2



interlocking chains \n two colors separated and in order, shuffled once, used for divination \n t. page wright
1933
page wright's notebook
T. Page Wright

Interlocking Chains

1933

Page Wright's Notebook

14



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 act \n longer routine of the master mind, several times cards are predicted on billets \n theodore annemann
1935
complete one man mental and psychic routine
Theodore Annemann

The Act

1935

Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine

17



the joker trick \n no. 24, deck riffle shuffled once (interlocking chains), joker put in deck and card on either side removed, performer divines them \n unknown
1935
card tricks that are easy to learn, easy to do

The Joker Trick

1935

Card Tricks that are Easy to Learn, Easy to Do

26



improved chevalier \n deck shuffled twice, named suit removed, all values spelt out \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Improved Chevalier

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

56



reading the cards \n stacked oneway deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out \n c. o. williams
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
C. O. Williams

Reading the Cards

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

155



psychic prediction \n total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Psychic Prediction

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

200



mysterious detective \n three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Mysterious Detective

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

207



the wizard's dream \n free selection in riffle shuffled deck is found, full stack \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

The Wizard's Dream

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

210



system \n finding card after 2 riffle shuffles, stacked deck \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks

System

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

234



interlocking chain principle \n \n charles t. jordan
1938
greater magic
Charles T. Jordan

Interlocking Chain Principle

1938

Greater Magic

101



interlocking chain principle \n \n charles t. jordan \n arthur finley
1938
the jinx
Charles T. Jordan, Arthur Finley

Interlocking Chain Principle

1938

The Jinx
(Issue 40)

267



the ultra find \n handling for interlocking chain location that avoids obvious studying of order \n theodore annemann \n ultrafind \n david solomon
1938
the jinx
Theodore Annemann

The Ultra Find

Variations

1938

The Jinx
(Issue 40)

267



name your favorite \n any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card \n robert parrish
1939
do that again!
Robert Parrish

Name Your Favorite

1939

Do That Again!

30



amazing card prediction \n stack forcing ten/eleven, count down to predicted card, interlocking chain shuffle before separating colors \n william s. houghton
1943
the magic 36
William S. Houghton

Amazing Card Prediction

1943

The Magic 36

60



the master mind \n stack, billet index \n theodore annemann
1945
my best
Theodore Annemann

The Master Mind

1945

My Best

69



location from new deck \n two cards found after two honest riffle shuffles, interlocking chains \n arthur h. buckley
1946
50 tricks you can do, you will do, easy to do
Arthur H. Buckley

Location From New Deck

1946

50 Tricks You Can Do, You Will Do, Easy to Do

10



system \n two cards chosen and found, interlocking chain shuffles \n arthur h. buckley
1948
the card expert entertains
Arthur H. Buckley

System

1948

The Card Expert Entertains

161



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



magic by mail \n divination of selected card by mail, deck is sent through the post, deck is shuffled and card is selected, only half the cards are sent to the magician, yet card is divined. uses interlocking chains \n charles t. jordan \n long distance mind reading \n charles t. jordan
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Charles T. Jordan

Magic by Mail

Also published here

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

27



(9) card stab \n any card is named, and the pack stabbed at that card \n hans e. trixer
1958
blindfolds & xray eyes
Hans E. Trixer

(9) Card Stab

1958

Blindfolds & XRay Eyes

155



(8) playing cards in prearranged order \n \n tony corinda
1959
two person telepathy
Tony Corinda

(8) Playing Cards in PreArranged Order

1959

Two Person Telepathy

259



beyond the veil \n cutto card is spelled out in second deck and produces same card \n patrick page \n shuffled speller \n philip t. goldstein \n patrick page
1959
card tricks
Patrick Page

Beyond the Veil

Variations

1959

Card Tricks

316



color control  mentalists night out \n after a riffle shuffle some pairs and features of the hands are foreseen, esp deck \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves
1967
epilogue
Karl Fulves

Color Control  Mentalists Night Out

Related to

1967

Epilogue
(Issue 1)

2



incorporated color control \n  part one: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (rbbrrbbr...)
 part two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
 part three: number of colormatching pairs kind of predicted \n karl fulves \n p. 109 for comment \n the candy king \n stewart james \n incorporated color control with coins \n bob hemple \n color control  mentalists night out \n karl fulves \n riffle shuffle control \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves \n backwards bet \n karl fulves \n the red and the black \n paul curry
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves

Incorporated Color Control

Related toVariationsAlso published here

July 1967

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 2 No. 9)

111



riffleshuffle setups \n the whole issue is about this topic treating
 basic color control
 position control
 automatic locators \n karl fulves
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

RiffleShuffle Setups

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

17



basic color control \n certain pair pattern when 2 stacked portions are shuffled into each other \n karl fulves
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

Basic Color Control

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

17



riffle/reverse \n combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to gilbreath principle \n karl fulves \n riffle/reverse notes \n karl fulves
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

Riffle/Reverse

Related to

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

18



the 3card cycle \n properties after riffle shuffling deck in 123123... order \n karl fulves \n a betting swindle \n martin gardner
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

The 3Card Cycle

Variations

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

18



the selfcorrecting setup \n properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order \n karl fulves \n alligator \n john hostler \n dance with the devil \n unknown \n rif \n max maven
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

The SelfCorrecting Setup

Variations

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

19



3card sets \n more properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order \n karl fulves
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

3Card Sets

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

20



the floating locator \n determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle with full deck stack \n karl fulves \n miracle revelation \n ken krenzel \n the floating locator \n karl fulves
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

The Floating Locator

VariationsAlso published here

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

21



a location \n position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method \n karl fulves \n hohum humdinger \n jon racherbaumer
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

A Location

Variations

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

22



basic position control \n two sections in (possibly different) cyclic order are shuffled together and dealt in groups, formulas that tell whether in case of a match in a group one of the cards shows up on top or bottom of group
 definition of terms
 rule i & ii
 example 1  3 \n karl fulves \n top or bottom? \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Basic Position Control

Related to

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

32



some special cases \n "basic position control", riffle shuffle setups, including an unusual derivation of the basic gilbreath principle in example 6
 example 4  6 \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Some Special Cases

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

34



higher values of "n" \n further discussion of "basic position control" \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Higher Values Of "n"

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

35



critical value of (p)xy \n further discussion of "basic position control" \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Critical Value of (P)xy

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

36



general position control \n similar to "basic position control" without repeating cycles
 definition of terms
 rule iii & iv
 example 7 & 8 \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

General Position Control

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

37



distribution of mating pairs \n riffle shuffled deck dealt in groups, kth group contains pair, how to determine its value
 definition of terms
 rule v & vi
 example 9  11 \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Distribution Of Mating Pairs

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

38



total value of a packet \n  rule vii
 example 12 & 13 \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Total Value Of A Packet

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

40



special cases \n "straightforward results"
 nonconstant values of "s"
 constant value of (t)s
 example 15 \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Special Cases

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

41



constant functions and infinite decks \n for the "philosopher at the card table" \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Constant Functions And Infinite Decks

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

42



a footnote on selfcentering stacks \n \n karl fulves \n centering \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

A Footnote On SelfCentering Stacks

Related to

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

43



the double riffle shuffle \n properties that remain after two riffle shuffles
 the double riffe
 basic position control
 general position control
 substitutes for the double riffle (random dealing substitute to riffle shuffle)
 brief summary to a short chapter \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

The Double Riffle Shuffle

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

44



riffle shuffle analogs \n models to visualize effect of riffle shuffle on the order
 partitions
 the fivecard partition
 general shuffle analogs
 polyominoes
 pseudopolyominoes
 the matchbox analog
 a note on matchbox analogs
 and a note on ordered polyominoes \n karl fulves \n shuffle diagrams \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Riffle Shuffle Analogs

Related to

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

47



double indemnity \n spectator riffle shuffles and remembers card at position twentysix, then removes cards from top and bottom, still located, repeat \n karl fulves \n spread correction \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Double Indemnity

Related to

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

54



monte carlo poker \n number cards used for betting game after a single riffle shuffle \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Monte Carlo Poker

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

58



riffle shuffle techniques \n commentary on reflected setups, interlocking stacks, ... in combination with riffle shuffle \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Riffle Shuffle Techniques

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Gray Codes)

24



interlocking stacks \n in the example a pile is riffle shuffled and packets of four cards each distributed, one knows something about matching values in the packets, see also addenda on page 60 \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Interlocking Stacks

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques)

25



interface technique  example 17 \n spectator shuffles deck and deals cards out in blocks of four, suit of face card of any packet and value of next packet's top card are combined to represent a card, this is predicted \n karl fulves \n secret counting \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Interface Technique  Example 17

Related to

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques)

26



a note on fourcard cycles \n \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

A Note On FourCard Cycles

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques)

27



halving the prediction \n presentation idea, see also following item \n karl fulves \n interlocking stacks \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Halving The Prediction

Inspired by

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques)

27



prophet's loss \n cards shuffles and dealt off in groups of five, words are written on backs that combine e.g. to "the next matching cards will be jacks" and in the next pile of five cards this is verified, repeated \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Prophet's Loss

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques)

28



marked improvement \n cards shuffled and dealt in groups of five, marks on back of cards of one pile tell what's in the next pile \n karl fulves \n marked improvement \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Marked Improvement

Related to

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques)

31



application to selfcentering stacks \n \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Application To SelfCentering Stacks

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Riffle Shuffle Techniques)

32



riffle/reverse notes \n combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to gilbreath principle \n karl fulves \n riffle/reverse \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Riffle/Reverse Notes

Related to

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue The Triple Faro)

48



jordan plus marlo \n selection found after three riffle shuffles, chains, stack \n edward marlo
1969
epilogue
Edward Marlo

Jordan Plus Marlo

1969

Epilogue
(Issue 5)

39



hohum humdinger \n setup, application \n jon racherbaumer \n a location \n karl fulves \n the humming speller \n martin joyal
1972
kabbala — volume 2
Jon Racherbaumer

HoHum Humdinger

Inspired byVariations

1972

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 4)

30



the automatic key \n real shuffle, about half is cut off, magician knows number of cards ("selfcorrecting setup") \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle technique — preliminary notes on part two
Karl Fulves

The Automatic Key

1973

Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two

79



some people think \n interlocking chains \n simon aronson \n some people think \n simon aronson
1973
kabbala — volume 2
Simon Aronson

Some People Think

Also published here

1973

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 8)

58



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



attraction \n after riffle shuffle cards are dealt in pairs, matching red or black pair is always followed by pair of other color \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Attraction

Related to

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

3



incorporated color control \n number of colormatching pairs kind of predicted after riffle shuffle \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Incorporated Color Control

Also published here

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

4



riffle shuffle setups \n reprinted from epilogue until p. 29 \n karl fulves \n riffleshuffle setups \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

Related to

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

15



basic color control \n certain pair pattern when two stacked portions are shuffled into each other \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Basic Color Control

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

15



riffle/reverse \n combination of riffle shuffle and reverse faro, related to gilbreath principle \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Riffle/Reverse

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

17



the 3card cycle \n properties after riffle shuffling deck in 123123... order \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

The 3Card Cycle

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

17



selfduplicating setups \n exotic principle in which sequences are duplicated in a random outjogsorting procedure \n karl fulves \n selfduplicating setups \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

SelfDuplicating Setups

Also published here

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

18



self correcting set ups \n properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Self Correcting Set Ups

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

20



3card sets \n more properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

3Card Sets

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

21



the floating locator \n determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle with full deck stack \n karl fulves \n the floating locator \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

The Floating Locator

Also published here

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

23



a location \n position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

A Location

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

25



jordan plus marlo \n selection found after three riffle shuffles, chains, stack \n edward marlo \n jordan plus marlo \n edward marlo
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Edward Marlo

Jordan plus Marlo

Related to

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

71



the 13th card \n double prediction, prediction written of card found when spectator's card is spelled to, and duplicate of spectator's card in pocket \n larry becker
1978
world of super mentalism
Larry Becker

The 13th Card

1978

World of Super Mentalism

63



by two and two \n one riffle shuffle, then pairs turned up, when oddcolored, the next pair is also oddcolored, when match, then the next is match \n karl fulves
1981
origins
Karl Fulves

By Two And Two

1981

Origins

54



centering \n one riffle shuffle, five cards considered, center card named when seeing some of the others \n karl fulves \n a footnote on selfcentering stacks \n karl fulves
1981
origins
Karl Fulves

Centering

Related to

1981

Origins

55



fake counting \n nonclocking method with riffle shuffled stack to name a freely removed card \n karl fulves \n fake counting \n karl fulves
1982
card counting
Karl Fulves

Fake Counting

Related to

1982

Card Counting

46



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



purple prose \n numbers from number cards divined, using "selfcorrecting setup" \n philip t. goldstein \n purple prose \n max maven \n philip t. goldstein
1984
thequal
Philip T. Goldstein

Purple Prose

Also published here

1984

Thequal

14



brainweave \n word or design cards are divined, "selfcorrecting setup" \n philip t. goldstein \n dynamix \n philip t. goldstein
1984
thequal
Philip T. Goldstein

Brainweave

Related to

1984

Thequal

15



looming thoughts \n combination with selfcorrecting setup \n philip t. goldstein \n q&avm \n philip t. goldstein \n alex elmsley
1984
thequal
Philip T. Goldstein

Looming Thoughts

Inspired by

1984

Thequal

15



impact! \n several spectators cut a small packet and remember a card, all cards are found, deck can be riffle shuffled once, chains, see also p. 987 for additional idea by geoff williams \n steve beam \n blank impact \n steve beam \n the trapdoor issue #7 \n steve beam \n multiple impact \n steve beam \n taking advantage of one's position \n simon aronson
1985
the trapdoor — volume one
Steve Beam

Impact!

Related toVariations

1985

The Trapdoor — Volume One
(Issue 7)

105



dynamix \n word or design cards are divined, "selfcorrecting setup", new approach \n philip t. goldstein \n brainweave \n philip t. goldstein
1986
amperthand
Philip T. Goldstein

Dynamix

Inspired by

1986

Amperthand

14



shuffle diagrams \n pen and paper method for riffle shuffle \n karl fulves \n riffle shuffle analogs \n karl fulves
1986
color capture
Karl Fulves

Shuffle Diagrams

Related to

1986

Color Capture

21



ccolor \n problem of reconstructing original stack after riffle shuffle, no solution \n karl fulves
1986
color capture
Karl Fulves

CColor

1986

Color Capture

30



telltale color \n card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, reprinted from the sphinx (march 1934) \n jack mcmillen \n judson s. brown
1987
riffle shuffle methods
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown

Telltale Color

1987

Riffle Shuffle Methods

14



memorized math \n on memorized deck in combination with mathematical principles
 stay stacks
 counting
 interlocking chains (also with oneway backs)
 duck and deal (with formulas) \n simon aronson \n staystack with mnemonica \n juan tamariz
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Memorized Math

Related to

1990

The Aronson Approach

113



mix me deadly \n murder, weapon and victim chosen from game cards and divined, using single riffle shuffle \n philip t. goldstein \n mix me deadly \n max maven
1991
thavant
Philip T. Goldstein

Mix Me Deadly

Also published here

1991

Thavant

30



a quick detection \n spectator counts to any card in top half, replaces, riffle shuffles one time, interlocking chains, oddeven \n t. page wright
1991
page wright's manuscript
T. Page Wright

A Quick Detection

1991

Page Wright's Manuscript

182



multiple impact \n several spectators cut a small packet and remember a card, all cards are found, deck can be riffle shuffled once, chains, a bit more details than in trapdoor \n steve beam \n impact! \n steve beam
1993
multiple impact
Steve Beam

Multiple Impact

Inspired by

1993

Multiple Impact

1



oddeven location \n one fair riffle shuffle, three cards removed from deck while performer's back is turned, after looking through the deck, the performer names the cards \n meir yedid \n "scan location" (mark mitton)
1994
magical wishes
Meir Yedid

OddEven Location

Inspired by "Scan Location" (Mark Mitton)

1994

Magical Wishes

31



some people think \n interlocking chains \n simon aronson \n some people think \n simon aronson
1994
bound to please
Simon Aronson

Some People Think

Also published here

1994

Bound to Please

3



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



suit yourself \n one deck mixed faceup/facedown, other deck shuffled twice and named suit removed, in first deck this suit is reversed in same order \n simon aronson \n play it straight (triumph) \n john bannon
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Suit Yourself

Inspired by

1995

Simply Simon

144



telltale color \n card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, with references \n jack mcmillen \n judson s. brown \n the sphinx (march 1934)
1996
blocking off
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown

Telltale Color

Related to

1996

Blocking Off

12



silent speech \n memorizing sixteen cards after spectator's riffle shuffle, interlocking chains \n karl fulves
1998
combo
Karl Fulves

Silent Speech

1998

Combo

49



remote viewing \n spectator shuffles cards once and deals about a third, then names a number and removes card from this position, performer names it, interlocking chains \n karl fulves
1998
combo
Karl Fulves

Remote Viewing

1998

Combo

51



astral vision \n edgemarked diagonal line, card location after riffle shuffle, mechanical interlocking chain principle, with more details and corrections by jeff busby \n jack mcmillen \n "mental mysteries with cards" (larsen & wright, 1942) \n the pencilline detection \n unknown
1998
the secret of the palmettos
Jack McMillen

Astral Vision

Related toAlso published here "Mental Mysteries with Cards" (Larsen & Wright, 1942)

1998

The Secret of the Palmettos

31



reading the fiftytwo cards after a genuine shuffle \n no. 11, order of cards read after one riffle shuffle, interlocking chain principle and oneway backs \n c. o. williams \n supplementary note \n karl fulves
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
C. O. Williams

Reading the Fiftytwo Cards After a Genuine Shuffle

Variations

1999

Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks

118



supplementary note \n deck riffle shuffled, top thirteen cards dealt off and four spectators take the cards of one suit each, alls cards divined, interlocking chain principle \n karl fulves \n reading the fiftytwo cards after a genuine shuffle \n c. o. williams
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Karl Fulves

Supplementary Note

Inspired by

1999

Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks

120



the world series of poker (¿a dream?) \n location after two riffle shuffles, interlocking chains \n don voltz \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer
1999
cyber sessions
Don Voltz

The World Series of Poker (¿A Dream?)

Inspired by

1999

Cyber Sessions

104



redblack riffles \n simple riffle shuffle setups \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

RedBlack Riffles

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

4



paper & pencil shuffles \n notation for riffle shuffle, partitions \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Paper & Pencil Shuffles

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

19



shift left \n \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Shift Left

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

23



in case \n what to do when the riffle shuffle was bad in "esp + math" \n karl fulves \n esp + math \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

In Case

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

24



extend right \n \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Extend Right

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

25



shift right \n \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Shift Right

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

26



not continuous \n applying mountain climbing problem (climber up and down, is there a time in which he will be at the same time at the same place) to riffle shuffle \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Not Continuous

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

26



top or bottom? \n problem regarding the reference \n karl fulves \n basic position control \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Top or Bottom?

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

28



three way \n finding three chosen cards with card counting, single riffle shuffle \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Three Way

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

33



secret counting \n two cards removed from deck are found after riffle shuffle and clocking value predicted, no real card counting required \n karl fulves \n interface technique  example 17 \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Secret Counting

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

35



counterpoint 1 \n two card location after riffle shuffle and dealing packets, card clocking and stack \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Counterpoint 1

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

38



the apex \n nine card packet "riffle shuffled", dealt in row, center card turned over, spectator choses the four cards on either side and thinks of highest one which is divined, chains \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

The Apex

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

41



apex footnote \n connection to "i have as many cards as you..." and red black relationship principle, also with suits \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Apex Footnote

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

43



code for color \n twentysixth cards tells performer how many red cards are in top half after a riffle shuffle \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Code For Color

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

47



blocking function \n work week cards (monday through friday) shuffled and dealt in groups of five, performer divines which days are duplicated and where in the packet \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Blocking Function

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

49



dialadie \n riffle shuffle, twelve cards dealt on table, number of cards according to rolled die transferred, downunderdeal done, ... eventually number on die revealed \n karl fulves \n stop order \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

DialADie

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

56



couples \n match making after riffle shuffle, optionally notouch, optionally words on cards
 second approach
 third approach
 application note (other objects than playing cards, poker chips) \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Couples

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

58



when psychics play poker \n psychic vs. gambler, spectator riffle shuffles, psychic gets seven cards, gambler five, psychic finds two aces and moves around some cards and wins \n karl fulves \n when psychics play poker \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

When Psychics Play Poker

Also published here

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

61



historical note \n on the jordanfinley shuffle principle, chain principle \n wesley james
2004
enchantments
Wesley James

Historical Note

2004

Enchantments

241



when psychics play poker \n psychic vs. gambler, spectator riffle shuffles, psychic gets seven cards, gambler five, psychic finds two aces and moves around some cards and wins \n karl fulves \n when psychics play poker \n karl fulves \n database \n karl fulves
2004
latter day secrets
Karl Fulves

When Psychics Play Poker

Related toAlso published here

2004

Latter Day Secrets
(Issue 9)

386



carbuquillo \n playing a made up game with spectator, where performer always loses and while in the process of playing, divining all of spectator's cards, interlocking chains
 other ideas and variations \n juan tamariz \n carbuquillo toledano \n woody aragón
2004
mnemonica
Juan Tamariz

Carbuquillo

Variations

2004

Mnemonica

119



resetting the stack \n  a. resetting one card
 b. resetting two cards
 c. resetting a group of cards
 d. resetting the stack after a spectator's riffle shuffle
 e. resetting the entire stack after a spectator's overhand shuffle
 f. resetting the stack after a riffle shuffle followed by an overhand shuffle
 g. resetting the half stack
 h. resetting the stack after dealing several hands of poker or another card game \n juan tamariz
2004
mnemonica
Juan Tamariz

Resetting the Stack

2004

Mnemonica

277



fake counting \n nonclocking method with riffle shuffled stack to name a freely removed card, expanded text from 1982 edition includes a (corner) short card that stay next to a card during riffle shuffles \n karl fulves \n fake counting \n karl fulves \n cryptic calling \n karl fulves
2005
card counting (2005 edition)
Karl Fulves

Fake Counting

Related to

2005

Card Counting (2005 edition)

58



apex note \n another full deck stack method to find out which card is missing from half a deck \n karl fulves
2005
card counting (2005 edition)
Karl Fulves

Apex Note

2005

Card Counting (2005 edition)

63



shuffle tracking combo \n memorizing riffle shuffle distribution via combo system in facedown spread of unsquared shuffle \n karl fulves
2005
combo ii
Karl Fulves

Shuffle Tracking Combo

2005

Combo II

95



spectator shuffles \n \n eric mead
2006
tangled web
Eric Mead

Spectator Shuffles

2006

Tangled Web

103



facedown slop \n restoring order of riffle shuffled packet \n eric mead
2006
tangled web
Eric Mead

FaceDown Slop

2006

Tangled Web

104



topsyturvy slop \n restoring order of riffle shuffled packet \n eric mead
2006
tangled web
Eric Mead

TopsyTurvy Slop

2006

Tangled Web

105



spectator plays magician \n selection found in deck shuffled by spectator, returns to stack, interlocking chains \n césar fernández \n sherlock \n pit hartling
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 6
César Fernández

Spectator Plays Magician

Related to

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 6

128



storage capacity \n two missing cards are named, stack and interlocking chain principle \n steve beam
2010
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 8
Steve Beam

Storage Capacity

2010

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 8

49



tricycle \n three missing cards are named as memory demonstration, stack and interlocking chain principle \n steve beam
2010
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 8
Steve Beam

Tricycle

2010

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 8

52



teknicolor  codes for color \n rrbb... stack riffle shuffled, then an effect like magnetic colors done \n karl fulves \n back story \n karl fulves
2010
prolix
Karl Fulves

Teknicolor  Codes For Color

Related to

2010

Prolix
(Issue 8)

500



web scam \n deck riffle shuffled (interlocking chains), card placed from one half into the other, by looking at that half the performer names the card, can be performed over zoom \n todd karr \n long distance mind reading \n charles t. jordan
2010
miracles of my friends ii
Todd Karr

Web Scam

Inspired by

2010

Miracles of my Friends II

63



spectator shuffles twice \n application \n darwin ortiz \n the spectator's false shuffle \n darwin ortiz
2012
lessons in card mastery
Darwin Ortiz

Spectator Shuffles Twice

Inspired by

2012

Lessons in Card Mastery

44



purple prose \n  lost horizons
numbers from number cards divined, using "selfcorrecting setup" \n max maven \n philip t. goldstein \n purple prose \n philip t. goldstein
2013
genii
Max Maven, Philip T. Goldstein

Purple Prose

Also published here

July 2013

Genii
(Vol. 76 No. 7)

17



sherlock \n selection found in deck shuffled by spectator, returns to stack, interlocking chains \n pit hartling \n elementary, my dear vernon \n matt baker \n undoing spectator's shuffle \n helder guimarães \n spectator plays magician \n césar fernández
2016
in order to amaze
Pit Hartling

Sherlock

Related toVariations

2016

In Order to Amaze

40



duplicity \n two poker hands dealt after spectator's riffle shuffle, exact deal duplicated with second deck by performer \n pit hartling \n short cut to winning go fish \n jimmy ichihana
2016
in order to amaze
Pit Hartling

Duplicity

Variations

2016

In Order to Amaze

80



the triskadequadra principle \n related to gilbreath, allows knowledge about consecutive groups of four cards after a riffle shuffle if the deck starts out in fourcardgroups of the same order \n john hostler \n "bligreath principle" (leo boudreau) \n esp + math \n karl fulves \n charles hudson
2016
magnum opossum
John Hostler

The Triskadequadra Principle

Related to

2016

Magnum Opossum

58



mix me deadly \n  lost horizons
murder, weapon and victim chosen from game cards and divined, using single riffle shuffle \n max maven \n mix me deadly \n philip t. goldstein
2016
genii
Max Maven

Mix Me Deadly

Also published here

June 2016

Genii
(Vol. 79 No. 6)

30



the extended merlin \n spectator shuffles deck, sorted into suits, suits shown mixed, they are suddenly ordered, alternate top and bottom deals \n allan ackerman \n jason england \n a sequence effect \n jack merlin
2019
card theater
Allan Ackerman, Jason England

The Extended Merlin

Inspired by

2019

Card Theater

94



undoing spectator's shuffle \n overhand and riffle combination, with motivation \n helder guimarães \n sherlock \n pit hartling
2019
secret language — volume 1
Helder Guimarães

Undoing Spectator's Shuffle

Related to

2019

Secret Language — Volume 1

436



quads cull \n named fourofakind produced after two honest riffle shuffles by spectator, impro \n steve forte
2020
gambling sleight of hand — volume 2
Steve Forte

Quads Cull

2020

Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2

923



master highlow strip/riffle shuffle \n percentage redblack shuffle, a few mistakes can happen on top, center and bottom \n steve forte
2020
gambling sleight of hand — volume 2
Steve Forte

Master HighLow Strip/Riffle Shuffle

2020

Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2

1018



rain man \n memorizing the whole deck as pseudo demo, one real shuffle, interlocking chain principle \n steve forte
2020
gambling sleight of hand — volume 2
Steve Forte

Rain Man

2020

Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2

1024


