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Vincent Dalban Something to Work on lie detector effect posed as a problem, spectator deals through cards and lies anytime, performer instantly knows
Variations 1935 The Jinx (Issue 4) 15
Charles Nyquist The Solution of "Something to Work on" stacked deck, two chains, solution
Inspired by 1935 The Jinx (Issue 5) 19
Stuart Robson The Lie Detective solution
Inspired by 1935 The Jinx (Issue 5) 19
Theodore Annemann September 1935 on Vincent Dalban, Gordon Peck
1935 The Jinx (Issue 12) 57
Vincent Dalban "How Did He Know?" puzzle
1936 The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 89
Vincent Dalban The Miracle Speller using short card
VariationsAlso published here 1936 The Jinx (Issue 18) 98
Vincent Dalban Mental Numbers chosen number from stack of number cards divined, fibonacci system
Also published here 1938 The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 319
Vincent Dalban The Miracle Speller
Also published here 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 41
Vincent Dalban Mental Numbers chosen number from stack of number cards divined, fibonacci system
Also published here 1944 Practical Mental Effects 299
Michael Skinner The Miracle Speller spelling name of magician
Inspired by 1980 Exclusive Card Miracles 11
Edward Marlo Mental Lie
  • First Method (memorized deck)
  • Second Method (stay stack)
Inspired by 1995 Facsimile (Issue 3) 45
Vincent Dalban, Charles Nyquist, Juan Tamariz The Liar - A Classic
2004 Mnemonica 218