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Ross Bertram Rubdown
VariationsAlso published here 1951
Stars of Magic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
129
Edward Marlo Three Ball Routine "same principles and ideas can be applied to sponges"
Related to 1951 9
Alex Elmsley, Dai Vernon Elmsley's Card Coincidence deck cut into two piles, a card selected in each pile, later shown to turn up at the same position, handling is by Vernon
Variations 1956 25
Dai Vernon Climax for a Dice Routine two in the hand one in the pocket start, ending with jumbo and miniature die
Related toVariations 1957 183
Alex Elmsley Late Night Location spectator cuts off a pile, remembers bottom card and shuffles, packet returned and deck faro shuffled, selection found, stay stack with duplicates
Related toVariationsAlso published here Sep. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 11)
19
Dai Vernon Out of Sight - Out of Mind original handling
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1960 14
Horace E. Bennett Unfair Shake two in the hand (here dice cup) one in the pocket, then die change color and size twice, as a kicker a shot glass appears under the cup
Variations 1967 113
Bob King Spell Again a card is instantly spelled to from shuffled deck
1973 71
Larry Jennings King's Triumph four Kings instead selection
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1975
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
31
Ronald Zollweg Bottoms Out bottom of glass drops out and is restored, inspired by Al Baker story
Related toVariations 1975 146
Ken Krenzel Mental Matrix stay stack
Related to 1978 74
Ken Krenzel Ken's Kolor Finesse selection changes back color, then whole deck, with some handling finesses
Variations 1978 164
Bob King Marked Transpo
Nov. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 11)
129
Bob King Pinch Switch pinch vanish as switch
Nov. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 11)
129
Geoffrey Latta CopSilBrass Copper-Silver-Brass Routine using a copper-silver gimmick
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1981 148
Karl Fulves Psychic Option method for finding out the suit or position of a cut to card, three variations
Variations 1981 25
Harry Lorayne Bob King mini bio
1982 262
Bob King Programmed Lie Detector full deck
1982 263
Bob King All-Fair Poker real shuffle, yet straights for all and royal flush for performer, gilbreath
1982 267
Larry Jennings "....Always Cut the Cards" cards are cut into deck with spectator
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1982 4
Bob King Shrinker see page 111 for additional tip
Related to Mar. 1983 57
Allan Hayden Bottom-Deal Dodge straight-forward pseudo demo using pass
Related to Feb. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 2)
887
Bob King Too Late! using 3 duplicate aces
Inspired by May 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 5)
919
Bob King Reds and Backs
Sep. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 9)
970
Larry Jennings Cut As I Cut gaffed method
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Jan./Feb. 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 17 & 18)
167
Bob King Double Reverse Matrix three silver coins join a copper to a corner twice, flash-back finale
1984 105
Karl Fulves The Omega Bet No. 73, card pushed face-up in center and deck dealt in pairs, pair with face-up card matches or not, multiple phases
Related toVariations 1984 107
Bob King Key Bender
Nov. 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 11)
1133
Harry Lorayne Bob King mini bio
1985 142
Bob King Direct Stop
1985 143
Bob King Center Deal
1985 143
Bob King Small Packet Turnover Bottom Deal small tabled packet is apparently turned over with its top card, but it's the bottom one
1985 145
Bob King Mental Poker
1985 146
Bob King Turnover Lap Switch card is scooped up and turned over at table edge
1985 148
Bob King Bluff Cut Aces and Kings
Variations 1985 442
Edward Marlo, Bob King Drag-Off Switch
1985 444
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix
VariationsAlso published here 1985 446
Edward Marlo A Card Cheating Story odd-backed
Variations 1985 54
Bob King Open Choice using Mexican Turnover
Variations June 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 6)
1223
Bob King Anytime Ace Cut using tabled slip cut, quick
Also published here Nov. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 11)
1278
Bob King Ace Catch Aces change back color and find selection
Also published here Nov. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 11)
1279
Jim Bailey Apocalypse Variations or Additions
Inspired by Dec. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 12)
1295
Larry Jennings High-C card in orange, deck changes to orange
Variations 1987 1
Darwin Ortiz Jacks or Better up to fifth (mock)
Related toVariations 1988 25
Darwin Ortiz Fast Shuffle four Aces are stacked in four shuffles, two shuffles and one shuffle
Variations 1988 58
Dai Vernon, Laurie Ireland The Slap Trick any number
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1988 20
Dai Vernon It Stands Alone face up pile in deck turns over except one card
Variations 1988 195
Bob King Close-up Card in Balloon using card shelf
June 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 6)
1506
Bob King Drunken Black Jack two cards, transformation into black jack, using flap gaff
Inspired by
  • "About Face" (Dealer's item)
Also published here
Aug. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 8)
1534
Bob King Pseudo Subway Pseudo Greek Deal Demo
Dec. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 12)
1579
Edward Marlo As an Opener
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Sep. 1965
1988 174
Bob King If At First spectator cuts deck into four piles, top cards are not Aces but instantly change to Aces
Also published here July 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 7)
1664
Bob King Not Alone
Aug. 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 8)
1679
Bob King Introduction preferring tricks in lectures instead of theory or philosophy
1989 1
Bob King If At First spectator cuts deck into four piles, top cards are not Aces but instantly change to Aces
Also published here 1989 2
Bob King Pinnacle Aces Revisited
Also published here 1989 2
Bob King Controlled Surprise three shuffles and Aces are back on top
1989 3
Bob King Shuffle/Cut Ace Control Aces cut to one by one, position of last Ace announced
1989 4
Bob King Order Please deck shuffled face-up/face-down, performer arranges half the deck to match face-up/face-down sequence of other half
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 5
Bob King Impromptu Stunner card at position of cut-off number thought-of, this is made to turn over
Variations 1989 7
Bob King Ten Hand Poker Stack "(the real work)"
five riffle shuffles
1989 7
Bob King Pseudo Ten Hand Stack one shuffle, free cut principle
Also published here 1989 9
Bob King Easy Jennings with four Aces
Inspired by 1989 9
Bob King Dual Count-Down two cards chosen in two piles out of hand, both deal in unison and performer calls "stop", both selections are there and performer names one of them
Inspired by 1989 11
Bob King Comeback
1989 12
Bob King Flight Four Ace through Four from corners of newspaper or mat to under jumbo card
Also published here 1989 14
Bob King Under Your Spell spectator cuts to any card and loses it, performer spells to it underneath handkerchief and it shows up at last letter
Also published here 1989 16
Bob King Double Revelation two-card variation
VariationsAlso published here 1989 17
Bob King This and That collection of ideas, see following four items
1989 18
Bob King Dice Stacking Final Load
1989 18
Bob King Cig Through Quarter Get Away
1989 18
Bob King Slush Vanish vanishing glass with liquid
1989 18
Bob King Sniff Vicks inhaler vanished up the nose instead of cigarette
1989 18
Bob King Chinese Surprise four half dollars taken from box, they change into copper, halves back in box, then four Chinese coins appear in box
1989 18
Bob King Poker Mental three spectators, last card also reversed in another deck, mis-calling mates
Related toVariations 1989 20
Bob King Monte Nightmare only three cards, they change a few times back and front
1989 22
Bob King Triple Decker three-phase sandwich routine, card appears between Jokers twice cleanly, than vanishes and appears reversed in deck
1989 24
Bob King Holdout odd-backed
Inspired by 1989 26
Bob King Four Card Monte ungaffed Sidewalk Shuffle, three phases
1989 29
Bob King Drunken Black Jack two cards, transformation into black jack, flap gaff, reprinted from referenced
Also published here 1989 33
Bob King Anytime Ace Cut using tabled slip cut, quick, reprinted from reference
Also published here 1989 34
Bob King Ace Catch Aces change back color and find selection, reprinted from reference
Also published here 1989 35
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix reprinted from reference
Also published here 1989 36
Bob King A Couple of Tears Face up Poker Deal, onehanded seconds face down to yourself
Feb. 1990
Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 2)
1744
Bob King The Faro Knows one from twenty-six, interesting
Related to Oct. 1990
Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 10)
1847
Bob King Introduction
1990 2
Bob King Color Changing Silk with three different colors and sleeving
1990 3
Bob King I'll Guess Your Weight performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selection
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1990 5
Bob King Outstanding face up pile in deck turn over except one card
Inspired by 1990 6
Bob King Backfire transformation kicker
Inspired by 1990 6
Bob King Supreme Control Aces shuffled into deck, back on top, top stock control with a crimp
Also published here 1990 8
Bob King A Cut Above Aces are cut into deck with spectator
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 9
Arturo de Ascanio, Bob King Modified Ascanio Spread
1990 9
Bob King All's Well... up to fifth, Kings placed on top and poker hand dealt, then Kings to other player and Aces for performer
Inspired by 1990 10
Bob King Chinaman's Chance three silver coins travel to china coin in other hand, transformation kicker, Peter Kane's Sleeper Coin principle
Variations 1990 10
Bob King Fake Turnover display sequence with multiple coins
1990 11
Bob King Hidden Intruders three phases, last phase odd-backed
1990 12
Bob King Direct Thought spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, without faro
Related toVariations 1990 16
Bob King Face Up Double Revelation two cards on face-up halves change into selection
Inspired by 1990 18
Bob King Psychic Location card chosen, spectator cuts it into deck, with two questions the position is announced and the card cut to, suit rotation stack
Inspired byVariations 1990 19
Bob King The Breather Crimp also putting it in in front of an audience while apparently removing a bent/crimp
1990 20
Bob King "The Answer Wallet" three fold wallet
1991 52
Bob King Another Bob King Card to Wallet Idea
1991 90
Bob King Mini Ambush
Aug. 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 8)
1964
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves I two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, deck then divided in two halves, both deal in unison and the selected cards are at the same position
Related toVariations 1991 333
Alex Elmsley Buried Treasure II distant keys, performer stops at selection
Variations 1991 355
Bob King Introduction
1991
Bob King On Again Off Again five-phase routine
1991 1
Bob King Bob King Dice Routine two in the hand (here dice cup) one in the pocket, then die change color and size, as a kicker a shot glass appears under the cup
Inspired by 1991 6
Bob King Portable Holdout
Inspired by
  • John Cornelius's Pendulum Holdout
1991 10
Bob King Egg on my Face
1991 11
Bob King Bold Faced Balpate portable pendulum holdout to switch locks
1991 13
Bob King Outline for Bob King Routine: Penrose Knot puzzle knot with several loops, guessing game application with bill
1991 14
Bob King Sponge Ball Opener with squeakers
1991 16
Bob King Way Ahead Coins to Glass
1991 17
Bob King Repeat Coin in Bottle with sleeving
Related to 1991 19
Bob King Triple Threat on three numbered cards the performer write a chosen country, card and word from dictionary (gaffed by writing cue words on bottom of pages)
1991 20
Bob King Making Waves odd-backed card lost in deck, card selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, selection and odd-backed card are found at same position in two piles
Inspired byVariations 1991 23
Bob King Split Thought Ace through Ten of Hearts on top, numbers thought of by two spectators and after some mental calculation by spectators the numbers are divined
Inspired by
  • Ken Krenzel Trick from New Jinx
Also published here
1991 24
Bob King Introduction
1992 1
Bob King Putting In The Work also in front of an audience apparently removing a bent
Also published here 1992 3
Bob King Basic Routine controlling a card with breather crimp
1992 3
Bob King Impossible Location spectator cuts deck into three piles, remembers top card of any pile and loses it
Also published here 1992 4
Bob King I'll Guess Your Weight (Revised) performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selection
Inspired byVariations 1992 5
Bob King Instant Revelation spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, faro
Related to 1992 6
Bob King A Cut Above (I) Aces are cut into deck with spectator
Also published here 1992 8
Bob King As A Force packet cutting force while spectator says stop, face-up and face-down
1992 10
Bob King Ultra Mental Gag fair force, using Ultra Mental handling with normal deck
1992 11
Bob King A Cut Above (II) Aces are cut into deck with spectator
Inspired by 1992 12
Bob King Pinnacle Aces Revisited
Also published here 1992 13
Bob King Far Out of Sight OOSOOM, with his own shuffling sequence
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 15
Bob King Under Your Spell spectator cuts to any card and loses it, performer spells to it underneath handkerchief and it shows up at last letter
Also published here 1992 19
Larry Becker Kliptomaniac three coins with different dates are sealed in three envelopes, performer divines dates, with variation
Related toAlso published here
  • in "M.U.M." February, 1987.
1992 239
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Four-Card Monte by Bob King Mar./Apr. 1992
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 10)
102
Bob King Double Revelation two-card variation
Inspired byAlso published here May 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 5)
2212
Bob King Bend that Spoon! spoon bending routine, transformation into fork
Nov. 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 11)
2281
Troy Hooser, Mark Tams Weight Your Turn performer cuts same amount as performer twice and eventually finds selection, faro
Inspired byRelated toVariations Mar. 1993
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1)
6
Bob King Introduction
1993 1
Bob King Second Guessing Your Weight performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selection
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1993 2
Bob King Faro Strip-Out FSO, basically normal slough-off faro
1993 2
Bob King One Too Many performer tries to cut off as many cards as spectator but it's one too many - the selection
1993 3
Bob King 10 Hand Poker Stack with free cut principle
VariationsAlso published here 1993 5
Bob King Psychic Location (II) spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, faro
Inspired byRelated to 1993 7
Bob King, Bob Hummer Hum-Dinger three cards and a Queen removed, spectator thinks of one of the three cards which are returned to deck, Queen whispers performer the selection
1993 10
Bob King Count-Down card thought-of according to thought-of hour, clock dial layout, selection travels in card case
Related to 1993 11
Bob King Over-Kill? spectator cuts off pile and remembers card at this position, selection transposes with card in another deck
Related to 1993 13
Bob King Supreme Control Aces shuffled into deck, back on top, top stock control with a crimp
Also published here 1993 14
Bob King Breathing Life into the 26 Card Key three piles, faroing crimp next to selection
Related to 1993 16
Bob King Zen Poker Plus Zens stack
Inspired by 1993 17
Bob King A Stack of Stacks four riffle shuffle stacking systems, assisted by a Breather Crimp
Inspired by 1993 19
Bob King Seeing is Believing performer blindfolded for full routine
Phase I: a card pocketed and another selected
Phase II: selection found at named small number
Phase III: two more cards divined, using 52-on-One and 3-1/2 gag cards
Phase IV: four Aces dealt in poker round
Phase V: pocketed card named
1993 22
Bob King Stack Addition with Jumbo Card cards clipped to back of a Jumbo gag card
1993 26
Bob King Putting in the Work also in front of an audience apparently removing a bent
Also published here 1993 28
Al Thatcher Super-Duper Poker Deal Zens stack
Variations 1993 67
Bob King Impossible Location spectator cuts deck into three piles, remembers top card of any pile and loses it, breather crimp
Also published here 1993 170
Bob King Far Out of Sight OOSOOM, breather crimp
Also published here 1993 171
Bob King Supreme Control Aces shuffled into deck, back on top, top stock control with a breather crimp
Also published here 1993 180
Max Howard Additiontal Ideas Suggested by Max Howard for Insta-Fax Card Printer, using it with "Calculation Sensation" (Bob King), Out to Lunch combination
1993 3
Michael Weber (reviewer) The Breather - The Ultimate Crimp by Bob King Mar. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 7)
58
Bob King Introduction
1993
Bob King Radical Rope Restoration tape around ends, extra piece
1993 1
Dean Dill, Allan Ackerman The Gem-Money Cards bills are put next to Aces, Gemini Twins
Related toVariations 1994 18
Bob King Fantasy Knives
Jan. 1994
Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 1)
2307
Bob King Bridge over Troubled Water variation on Hamman's Bridge Deal
Sep. 1994
Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 9)
2408
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves II two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, performer stops spectator
Variations 1994 60
Alex Elmsley Incommunicado four cards are selected and produced from different spots, two spectators unknowingly have the same selection
Variations 1994 254
Alex Elmsley Brainweave ungaffed handling of Brainwave
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1994 338
Alex Elmsley, Richard Himber Cold Steel knife is stabbed between two selections
Variations 1994 440
Jack Avis Another Call, Another Place bottom deals instead of second deals
Related toVariations 1994 186
Jim Sisti (reviewer) New-Wave Prediction by Bob King Sep./Oct. 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 25)
282
Richard Busch Perspectives on Harold P. Weingold, Bob King
Oct. 1994
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 4)
4
Bob King New-Wave Prediction spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, odd-backed card shown in rest of deck which matches thought-of card
Related toVariations 1994 1
Darwin Ortiz The Showdown with card to wallet and folded to key case
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1995 128
Bob King Most Subtle Triumph triumph with instant repeat
Jan. 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 1)
2453
Allan Slaight Heavy Breather crimp, packets
Inspired byAlso published here Apr. 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 4)
2487
Bob King This Should Come As A Suprise interesting variation on swindle cut
Dec. 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 12)
2590
Bob King, Ted Biet, Angelo Carbone, Jon Allen, Duane Henry, Frank Chambers, Michael Mander, Nick Fitzherbert, Harry Lorayne Bonus Section various tips on preparation & performance of "Out of Order"
1995 8
John Riggs Mullica Wallet Idea independently developed by Bob King, wallet handling
1995 39
Bob King Preface
1995 2
Bob King Introduction
1995 3
Bob King Cards to Pocket Plus Ace through Nine from hand one by one into trouser pocket, then displayed in glass, double facer, transposition with Joker as finale, last card solution inspired by Stewart James
1995 4
Bob King Small Packet Turnover Palm small packet turned over and taken into right hand
1995 6
Bob King Slide Count cards taken from left dealing position into right fingertips, card stolen back
1995 8
Karl Fulves, Bob King The Memory Expert No. 16, number thought of, card at this position remembered, cut, performer memorizes deck, new position of selection named and card at original position as well
1995 27
Bob King Introduction
1995 3
Bob King Paralocks ungaffed, sleeving
Variations 1995 4
Bob King, Carl Cloutier Sleeving Method
1995 5
Bob King Dazzle Aces direct, first packet cut by performer
1995 6
Bob King Tabled Double Lift riffling up until two cards remain
1995 6
Bob King Subway
Inspired by 1995 8
Bob King Radeckal Change selection changes back color, then whole deck
Inspired by 1995 10
Bob King Foreign Exchange copper/silver/brass routine, only gaff is copper/silver coin
Inspired by 1995 13
Bob King Back-Handed HPC
1995 15
Bob King Auto-Flight stand-up coins across
1995 17
Bob King Open-Faced Revelation Aces appear on face of four face-up packets, ringing in double facers for next routine
1995 23
Bob King Repeat Triumph thick double backer
1995 25
Bob King Lightning color changing knife, changes into lighter
1995 29
Bob King LTP Aces Ace of Spades and three indifferent cards placed on table, other three Aces vanish when dealt onto table, assembly shown
1995 31
Bob King Matrix Minus Two
1995 35
Bob King Direct Mental spectator removes cards to represent hour and then thinks of a card of the same value which is divined
1995 39
Bob King Perfect Match deck shuffled face-up/face-down, performer arranges half the deck to match face-up/face-down sequence of other half
Inspired byAlso published here Apr. 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 4)
2629
Bob King My Card - Your Card using third deal, for magiciany
Nov. 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 11)
2717
Blair Bowling Numero Trois faro
Inspired byRelated to 1996
Facsimile (Issue 4)
8
Bob King Pen Through Quarter with sleeving
Also published here 1996 4
Bob King Coin in Bottle with sleeving
Related toAlso published here 1996 5
Bob King Expansion of Texture with sleeving
1996 6
Bob King Chinaman's Chance china coin in right hand, three silver coins in left, travel to right hand one by one, all change to chinese
1996 7
Bob King The Glimpse deck cut into three piles, performer names bottom card and card at named number
1996 9
Bob King Making Waves II two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, cards found from a jumbo deck then, one jumbo card travels into wallet
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 10
Bob King Underground Copper/Silver copper and silver coins under cards on mat transpose, slit in mat
1996 12
Bob King Topflight cap in bottle, sticky magnet holds cap in beginning
1996 13
Bob King Dual Flight featuring "Solution Wallet" (Himber/Bombshell)
1996 14
Bob King Secret Turnover of Himber Wallet
1996 15
Bob King Color-Changing Deck optional with "Color-Changing Acro Card" (Bob King)
1996 16
Bob King Split Thought Ace through Ten of Hearts on top, numbers thought of by two spectators and after some mental calculation by spectators the numbers are divined
Inspired by
  • Ken Krenzel Trick from New Jinx
Also published here
1996 18
Bob King End-All Rope Cut loop on pull
1996 19
Bob King Turncoat single folded card turns inside out, hand cover only
Also published here 1996 20
Bob King Out to Lunch Add-a-Number
1996 22
Bob King, Jim Steinmeyer, Jon Racherbaumer Tele-Mental
Also published here 1996 23
Bob King Domesticated Wild Card one double-facer
1996 24
Bob King Big Mac "...what I consider to be the best Ace routine I've ever come seen", leader packet changes into Royal Flush as finale, three double facers and three mis-indexed cards
Inspired by
  • "Ankner's Aces" (Buddy Ankner)
1996 26
Bob King Face up Revelation with double facers
Also published here
  • "Face up Revelation" (Opening Night Magic, Bob King)
1996 28
Bob King Numismatic Nightmare copper/silver coin gaff
Sep. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 9)
2835
Bob King Heel Steal
Sep. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 9)
2837
Nick Trost Weight Guess Spectator pockets cards, magician divines how many, breather at twenty-six
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • New Tops, Feb. 1966
1997 32
Nick Trost Lineup Gilbreath Principle, arranging face up/down cards in same order
Variations 1997 149
Bob King Flight Four Ace through Four from corners of newspaper or mat to under jumbo card
Also published here 1997 2
Bob King Cigarette to Bill borrowed bill torn up, borrowed cigarette put in metal tube where it vanishes, bill appears instead
1997 2
Bob King Pick-Up Switch lapping
1997 3
Bob King Two-Bit Bic-Traction pen through quarter with sleeving
Also published here Mar. 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 7)
68
Doug Conn Doubly Daring Revelation Twos appear with Jennings Revelations type production, they change to Aces
Inspired byRelated toVariations June 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 10)
70
Bob King Pen Through Coin
  • Replacement of Rubber Band
1997 1
Jack Avis Weight Lifter number of cards in packet correctly estimated, breather crimp
Inspired by
  • "Weight Guess Plus" (Bob King)
Related toAlso published here
  • The Crimp
1998 70
Bob King Introduction
1998 2
Bob King Basic Routine with explanation of soft/stiff corner Fillman Principle (tactile one-way principle for cardboard pieces)
1998 3
Bob King Tell and Show different-colored cardboard pieces, one chosen, performer divines color behind his back, soft/stiff corner Fillman Principle
1998 3
Bob King Living and Dead with different-colored cardboard pieces and stickers, soft/stiff corner Fillman Principle
1998 4
Bob King Super Living and Dead with different-colored cardboard pieces and stickers, with divination, soft/stiff corner Fillman Principle
1998 4
Bob King Opposites Attract three different-colored cardboard pieces and envelopes, color of cards inside envelope is divined, soft/stiff corner Fillman Principle
Related to 1998 5
Bob King $100 Dollar Proposition one one of four cardboard pieces the spectator writes "$100", they are eliminated according to instructions, the marked one remains, soft/stiff corner Fillman Principle
1998 5
Bob King Numiracle Cards four cardboard pieces with different numbers on both sides are turned and put in envelopes without performer seeing it, performer divines total of the sides showing up, soft/stiff corner Fillman Principle
1998 6
Bob King Three Color Monte one of three different-colored cardboard pieces thought of and after mixing procedure eventually divined, soft/stiff corner Fillman Principle
1998 7
Bob King Introduction and Set-up
1998 1
Bob King The Shell Game - The Real Work routine with eight phases, with shot glass and second pea
1998 2
Bob King Master Chop Cup Routine with glass with liquid as a final load
1998 1
Bob King Introduction
1998 3
Bob King Fake Stack Aces face-up in deck, one fast riffle shuffle and they are instantly stacked for four players
1998 4
Bob King Delayed Double-Revelation Jennings Revelation with two packets, first two Jokers appears, then they change to selections which are picked up from their packets
Inspired by 1998 5
Bob King Forget to Remember to Forget with one spectator who peeks two cards in incomplete faro condition (upper and lower card)
1998 7
Bob King Impossible Mental Catch red Queens given to spectator, then any named card appears between them
1998 9
Bob King Princess for Magicians five cards, one thought of, all cards put in pocket, performer removes four, last one is selection
1998 11
Bob King Spectator Cuts and Cheats spectator cuts to the Aces three times, then they change back color
1998 13
Bob King Stebbins Buried Treasure spectator chooses card by cutting deck in three piles, then he deals through the cards and performer stops at selection
Inspired by 1998 15
Bob King Transfixion pocket knife is stabbed next to peeked-at card
Inspired by 1998 16
Bob King My Opener breather crimp
Inspired byAlso published here 1998 18
Bob King Follow Up single phase
Also published here 1998 19
Bob King Impossible Four-Card Location four cards are selected and produced from different spots (two pockets, case, one signed from wallet), two spectators unknowingly have the same selection
Inspired by 1998 21
Bob King Catch of the Day card removed invisibly from one half and caught on face of other half where it visibly appears (Flippant)
Variations 1998 24
Bob King Catch Two card removed invisibly from one deck and caught face up on top of another deck where it visibly appears (Flippant)
Inspired by 1998 25
Bob King Dreamweave ungaffed handling of Brainwave, faro fan
Inspired by 1998 26
Bob King Turnabout is Foul Play Ace through Four in a row on the table, one card is moved to other end, they still are in order, repeat, color changing back kicker
1998 28
Bob King Another Late-Night Session spectator peeks at a card in incomplete faro condition, fairly lost, selection found, repeat, power stack with duplicates
Inspired byAlso published here 1998 30
Bob King Poker Mental II three spectators, last card also reversed in another deck, mis-calling mates
Inspired byVariations 1998 33
Bob King Harvesters gaffed Collectors, selections instantly appear between Aces when they are placed on deck
1998 35
Joshua Jay Fold-Up Fooler Piece of paper with coins printed on it, folded up and reopened to reveal four real coins (paper folding inspired by Flash Cash, marketed by Bob King)
1999 33
Bob King Introduction "I wanted this book to contain mostly non-card magic"
1999 3
Bob King Card in Orange Plus deck changes in lemon, with torn-off corner, with fake bloody fingers as comedy prop
Inspired by 1999 4
Bob King No Vacancy hotel room story with six Jokers and Ace through Five
Inspired by
  • Peter Kane trick
1999 6
Bob King Magnet Miller on the Jack Miller Hold-out
1999 7
Bob King Coins Across using Miller hold-out
1999 7
Bob King Silk to Egg using Miller hold-out
1999 8
Bob King Linking Harness Rings using Miller hold-out
1999 9
Bob King Cut and Restored Again using Miller hold-out, magnetic
1999 9
Bob King Holding Out the Holdout management for Jack Miller hold-out
1999 10
Bob King Piano Concerto piano card trick with twelve blank-faced cards and three Aces of Spades
1999 11
Bob King Coins Through Table four coins, shell, final coin travels upwards
1999 13
Bob King Three Ball Production
Inspired by
  • Ed Marlo One-Man Parade, Linking Ring 1960s
Related to
1999 14
Bob King Silver/Brass Transpo china coin in pocket and quarter covered by card transpose and travel
1999 15
Bob King Delayed Dice Switch with sleeving
1999 16
Bob King Repeat Triumph
1999 17
Bob King Challenge Card Across red/blue double backer
1999 19
Eric Henning (reviewer) Dollarama by Bob King May/June 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 9 No. 53)
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Bob King Introduction
2000 3
Bob King Mystery Box using the "Keychain Mystery Box" for two routines
  • Super Clean Card to Box
  • Bill Change and Flight
2000 4
Bob King Outline for Linking Ropes
  • Instant Link
2000 6
Bob King Miracle Match marked ESP cards
2000 8
Bob King International Backfire
Inspired by
  • "Matrix Minus Two" (Bob King, Opening Night Magic)
2000 10
Bob King Impromptu Stunner card at position of cut-off number thought-of, this is made to turn over
Inspired byAlso published here 2000 13
Bob King Cube Route two different-colored cubes behind screen, they transpose, then change to different color
2000 15
Bob King Underground Matrix slit in mat
Inspired by 2000 17
Bob King, Jim Steinmeyer, Jon Racherbaumer Telemental
Also published here 2000 20
Bob King Ring on Wand with sleeving
2000 22
James Swain Florida Roadkill
  • The Card Expert
spectator cuts off a packet, performer cuts off same size, four Kings are found as well, Penelope's Principle
Inspired by Oct. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 10)
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Alan Wakeling, Jim Steinmeyer Cheater's Poker Ace assembly with packets in signed envelopes in pockets, stooge switches envelopes in his pocket
Variations July/Aug. 2001
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 2)
3
Joshua Jay The Vanishing Deck card selected while deck is left in case, all other cards vanish from case, deck of half cards
Related toAlso published here Mar. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 7)
88
Ryan Swigert Kickback two cards found with sandwich cards, when they are turned over, they are the actual sandwich cards which have changed into selections when looking back
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 4)
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Bob King Introduction "This is the third, the shortest and probably the best of the Breather-Crimp series."
2002 3
Bob King Another Late-Night Session performer cuts to fairly lost selection, twenty-six duplicates, incomplete faro
Inspired by 2002 4
Bob King Challenge Cards to Pocket
2002 6
Bob King Four Card Control cards inserted in fan with crimp (bluff spacing), then overhand shuffle sequence
2002 6
Bob King Countdown spectator names number, that many cards are cut out of center with selection as last card
Related to 2002 8
Bob King Dunbury Breather
2002 9
Bob King My Opener
Inspired byAlso published here