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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coeur-Mariage (Erste Ausführung) two cards in center come to top and bottom, then three cards transpose around with guessing game presentation
VariationsAlso published here 1910 125
Charles T. Jordan Diabolical Transposition two thought cards across with two decks, stacked, siamesa
VariationsAlso published here 1921
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)
22
Charles T. Jordan, De Forrest The Diabolical Reversed Card (Improved) card reverses visibly à la tunnel effect
Variations 1921
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects)
32
Royal Marriages
Variations 1935 104
The Nines random numbers add up to nine, Nines are selected
Related toVariations 1936 156
Victor Farelli The Mystic Eight four-of-a-kind location based on the mystical number eight
Variations 1936 38
Prediction confusing cut to force two cards, possibly by Ralph W. Hull (see Trost reference)
Variations 1937 23
U. F. Grant Spellino spectator's name is spelt
Related to 1937 50
U. F. Grant Giant Acrobatic Cards some jumbo cards are dealt face up face down alternating, they turn over again while a second packet is now mixed alternately, double backers
VariationsAlso published here 1937 127
Martin Gardner Gardner's Card Speller answer to three questions is spelled, spectator can lie, still the card shows up at the end
Related toVariations 1937 3
Dai Vernon Do As I Do packs not exchanged, no key card
Variations 1938 576
Orville Wayne Meyer The Magic Thrust
Related toVariations 1938 18
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dream of a Hermit three decks, with spelling coincidence in third deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941
The Jinx (Issue 124)
719
Dai Vernon Vernon's Automatic Gambler same set-up dealt over and over for two players
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941/49 19
Martin Gardner Vanish and Spell card vanishes and is found via spelling from the top
Related to 1942 14
Richard Himber Double Detection magician determines facing cards in a by a spectator faced deck
Variations 1942/27 205
R. M. Jamison Double Back Card Force method to repeat 203rd Force with a second card
Inspired byVariations July 1944 60
John Scarne Triple Coincidence two decks, three cards exchanged
Variations 1946
Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
15
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Do As I Do
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1946 4
Warren Wiersbe In My Estimation ... performer cuts off same amount of cards as spectator
Related toVariations 1946 6
Warren Wiersbe, Bob Hummer Double Separation packet shuffled face-up face-down, then statement over condition made and colors separated
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1946 11
George Sands Super Optical Illusion four blue backed cards reverse themselves and changes faces and backs, see p. 320 for comment
Related toVariations Dec. 1946 275
Bob Hummer The Lonely Card CATO routine, cards turned face up, performer takes packet behind back and reverses all cards except selection
VariationsAlso published here 1946 2
George Coons This Is Your Card spectator removes a card each from ten-card groups, when his selection is among them he takes this one
Variations 1946 12
Al Leech Double Deuce
Related toVariations 1949 26
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Prime Presentation two decks, one card is selected and both decks dealt until same card is found in other deck, card found at same position as mate of selection is named and its mate is not found in other deck but in envelope, repeated with written prediction inside card case
Related toVariations 1949 1
Fair Cuts - Double Force face-to-face cuts to force two cards
Related toVariations 1949 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Janus some red and ten cards are mixed, spectator deals them on face-up cards on table, all color match, double facers, see also p. 837
Variations June 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 206)
822
Al Baker, Dr. Ben B. Braude You Do as I Do (Using one pack of cards) No. 14, Do As I Do, performer picks out spectator's card, asks spectator to take out similar card and is able to divine it
Variations 1950 29
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme No. 47, Cards mixed face up/down, spectator separates face up/down, as well as red/black
VariationsAlso published here 1950 83
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related toVariations 1950 132
Dai Vernon, Carmen D'Amico Vernon's Three-Card Assembly No. 85, handling and presentation for three Jacks deal from a shuffled deck
Variations 1950 155
Howard Thurston, Oscar Weigle Dice Will Tell No. 109, selection found by roll of dice
Variations 1950 210
John Scarne, Frank Garcia The Four Deuces No. 152, magician and spectator each place half the deck behind their backs. They each take out two cards, which are revealed to be the four Twos
Variations 1950 296
Lewis Ganson Gambler's Luck poker player's picnic type Kings location, open Bottom Deal demo followed by Aces deal
Inspired by
  • "Tops Four Aces" (Paul Clive's "Card Tricks Without Skill")
  • "The Honest Gambler" (Walter B. Gibson's "Professional Magic for Amateurs")
Variations
1950 71
Bob Hummer Hummers Mathematical 3 Card Monte mathematical three card monte
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1951 1
Eddie Joseph The Invisible Influence deck is divided in halves and performer knows matching pairs when cards are dealt, six phases
  • The Patter
  • The Influence in Operation
  • The Principle Explained
  • Details of Working
  • Additional Information
Variations 1951 2
Robert Lotz Red and Blue (Improved)
Related to 1952 11
Al Leech Ace Sandwich sandwiched card transposes with another card, happens in deck
Related toVariations 1953 6
Edward Marlo Traveling Card three packets
Variations 1953 93
Nick Trost A Stab in the Dark with deck wrapped inside newspaper, with two cards, one card chosen by performer, reflection of knife used
1956
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
30
Nick Trost Jokers Wild all cards apparently the same, then become all Jokers but selection
1956
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
31
Nick Trost Simultaneous deck is riffle shuffled, one suit is placed in spectator pocket and all others suits shuffled again, one suit matches order from cards in spectator's pocket
1956
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
32
Nick Trost False Shuffle Sequence apparently mixing three piles, order of one stays the same
1956
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
33
Nick Trost Spectator's Card Rise cards are cased all sticking out, all cards slide down except selection, in spectator's hand
Related to 1956
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
33
Nick Trost Card and Penny-Tration Routine coin vanishes when half of the cards are put on top, magnet in cards
1956
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
34
Al Leech Case Card cards are cased with a block sticking out, all cards slide down except selection in spectator's hand
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1956
The New Phoenix (Issue 335)
148
The Purloined Objects Penny, ring, key distributed to three spectators. Each spectator then takes a number of matches corresponding to some rules, magician then divines who has which object
Related to 1956 57
Martin Gardner The "One Two Three" Trick three sets of Ace to Three are removed, one set put in a face-up row on table, one set put face down under those cards in the row, last three cards are distributed by spectator so they don't match the face-up cards, face-down cards either predict the placement, or each set has an Ace, Two and Three, also suggestion with other objects (different-sized cups of three colors)
Variations July 1956
Ibidem (Issue 6)
5
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (Rusduck), see credits in No. 8
Related toVariations June 1957
The Cardiste (Issue 3)
9
Brother John Hamman The Perfect Bridge Hand Spades stacked in preliminary dealing round
Variations 1958 24
Dai Vernon Four of a Kind magician and spectator each exchange some cards which turn out to be a four-of-a-kind
Related toVariations 1959 19
Al Leech The Spectator Does a Trick two cards tell value and suit, "Untouchted" with touching
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1959 6
Nick Trost Nick's Push-Thru Card Tunnel (tunnel change plot) without gaffs
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 364)
285
Lin Searles Quick Watson, the Aces Aces in row on table, three cards put on first Ace, that packet lost, repeated with next two Aces, three cards put on last Ace, packet shown to be Aces
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 24)
22
Herb Zarrow Revolving Aces four times Christ Force
Related toVariations 1962 98
Dai Vernon Vernon Five Card Mental Force
Variations 1962 20
Nick Trost Band-It
Apr. 1962
The New Phoenix (Issue 368)
301
Don Tanner The Back Room on Dino Mazza, U.F. Grant, Nick Trost, Lou Zgoda, Chet Roth
Oct. 1963
The New Phoenix (Issue 384)
366
Karl Fulves The Red Queen's Move spectator guesses red or black, red-black pairs formed on table, see also p. 864 for credit information
Related toVariations June 1966 42
Bill Simon, Harry Lorayne Deal & Duck eight cards removed below the table by performer and spectator, packet used to find Aces via deal & duck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1967 149
Roy Walton Draw Poker Plus 25-card deck can be dealt in as many piles as often as spectators want, yet performer receives royal flush
Related to
  • correction on p. 86
Variations
Feb. 1967 79
Francis Haxton Gambler's Last Chance performer holds four cards, spectator choses any card face-down, it completes Royal Flush
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Aug. 1967 113
Al Koran Double Thought spectator finds performer's card and the other way around, marked deck
Related toVariations 1968 89
Karl Fulves ESP + Math ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards, see also p. 728 for comment, p. 840 for comment by Jerry Fulton
Related toVariations Feb. 1968 162
Karl Fulves According to Hoyle stud poker, after each card is dealt, the performer's face up card are exchanged with one of the other player's, performer still wins
Related toVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1968 218
Fred Lowe Question card chosen by cutting off some cards and counting...
  • Question for All
  • Question for Experts
  • Question for Connoisseurs
Variations 1969 134
Roy Walton Money Power from twenty-card packet, two set of mates are found with spectator, making up four-of-a-kind
VariationsAlso published here July 1969
Epilogue (Issue 6)
41
Jon Racherbaumer Estimations
  • Albert Goshman: Boob on the Tube?
  • Last Word on the Fields' Book
  • 13 Ways of Looking at Criticism
  • An Open Letter to Nick Trost
  • Vernon, Gibson, and Sharpe
Winter 1969
Hierophant (Issue 2)
84
Mike Morhman Red Dragon five symbols, chosen one predicted (in an odd way)
Related to Feb. 1969 239
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, see p. 289 for reference, p. 292 for comments by George McLean & George Blake
Related toVariationsAlso published here May 1969 257
Karl Fulves The Compleat Gamester proposition bets
  • Birthday Bet (see p. 292 for Mel Stover comment)
  • Red And Black (Martin Gardner)
  • License Plate Poker
  • Ace-Deuce-Jack Variations
  • Black And White
  • Coin Swindles
  • 3-Card Poker
  • Odds On Favorite (Omega Bet, card pushed in reversed and pairs dealt off)
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1969 272
Roy Walton Oil and Queens transformation kicker
VariationsAlso published here 1969 15
Roy Walton Friendly Persuasion separating in suits, unusual procedure
VariationsAlso published here Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
125
Dai Vernon The Changing Cards four cards turn over, change from queens to aces one by one, then their backs
Variations 1970 8
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale, see also p. 340 & 342
Inspired byRelated to
  • "The Psychological Loser" (Daniel Dobson, Tokyo Trickery by Takinshi Nemoto, Magic Inc.)
VariationsAlso published here
Mar. 1970 325
Johnny Thompson, Harry Riser Hofzinser All-Backed three card transformation sequence, with all-backs phase, see references for credit information
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1971
Epilogue (Issue 12)
91
Roy Walton Double Discovery mates to two selections found in twenty-card packet
VariationsAlso published here June 1971 428
Martin Gardner Paradox Papers paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, Steve Shimm suggestion, tapestry handling, see also p. 521 for Gene Nielson handling, H. E. Dudeney
Inspired by
  • Henry Dudeny puzzle from "Modern Puzzles" (1926)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
July 1971 429
Karl Fulves Unmatch five reds and five blacks mixed, spectator points to any five, removed as block, cards from both piles simultaneously turned over, always one red and one black, see also p. 460
VariationsAlso published here Sep. 1971 443
Karl Fulves Hex Squared 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, see also p. 512 and also p. 550 for ideas by "Eddie" Cowles and Karl Fulves
Related toVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1971 466
Al Baker Ambitious Card phase from Daley Notebooks, then sequence using Ace, Two and Three
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1971 474
Roy Walton Another Fine Mess court cards rearrange themselves, royal assembly meets follow the leader
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1971 37
Derek Dingle Visual Reverse and Color Change inspired by Trost's version (originally from his lecture notes)
Inspired by 1971 ca. 4
Frank Garcia Head to Head Poker kind of Always cut the Cards in reverse, crimp
Variations 1972 82
Nick Trost Jumbo Two Way Split matching routine with cut-in-half jumbo cards, based on Stewart James' "Split Second" (Tops)
1972 57
Nick Trost High Card Poker Deal poker deal from packet of high cards, spectators receive Ace-high straights, performer gets winning four of a kind, uses Gilbreath principle
VariationsAlso published here 1972 157
Brother John Hamman Underground Transposition
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 7)
52
Karl Fulves (reviewer) ESP Session by Nick Trost
brief
July 1972 546
Roy Walton A Switch in Time four red cards and four blacks cards, swap one, two, three cards around, always remain separate, as a climax the packets transpose
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1972 1
Al Koran Headline Countdown newspaper torn up and a piece selected, a word is chosen, it has been predicted, binary prediction
Related toVariations 1972 53
Jerry Mentzer Four and One Revisited basically Hamman's Mystic Nine with five cards
Inspired by
  • Nick Trost's "Four and One Trick" (Linking Ring, July 1957)
1974 132
Jerry Mentzer Odd Color Four and One basically Hamman's Mystic Nine with five cards, color changing back kicker of selection
Inspired by
  • Nick Trost's "Four and One Trick" (Linking Ring, July 1957)
1974 136
Vic Trabucco Twist color changing backs kicker
Related toAlso published here 1974 150
Paul Curry A Swindle Of Sorts
Related toVariations 1974 7
Paul Curry Cider! with extra card (double jonah)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 28
Larry Jennings An Ambitious Classic two methods
Variations 1975
Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2))
269
Walt Lees My Blue Ac-es with red and blue cards, inspired by Nick Trost's "Four Red Backed Aces"
Related to Feb. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6)
70
Peter Kane, Gustave Southall Gil's Game spectator cannot win in red-black game in which he has to select groups of one color
Related to
  • New Pentagram, June 1970
VariationsAlso published here
1975 4
Roy Walton Happy Families three cards of three suits are mixed and eventually unite
Inspired by
  • Stewart Judah's "Lightning Strikes Twice"
VariationsAlso published here
1975 19
Stewart Judah Decoy Dice six cards used, two dice rolled and selection made via counting
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Winter 1975
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))
855
George Sands Lucky 13 prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains
Related toVariationsAlso published here Aug. 1975 1035
Nick Trost Introduction
1975 1
Nick Trost False Deal Deluxe pseudo false deal of a straight after one honest riffle shuffle
Also published here 1975 3
Nick Trost Triple-Jack False Deal
Also published here 1975 3
Nick Trost Reading the Backs Routine cards are named in shuffled deck, first singly then top cards of three cut piles
1975 4
Nick Trost Casing the Deck deck cut into two pile, top card of one is named when looking at the other
1975 5
Nick Trost The Gambler and his Partner demonstrating a muck transfer of a card from one hand to another
1975 5
Nick Trost Gambler vs. Magician
1975 7
Nick Trost The Stacking Demonstration overhand stacking demo with two cards, then it is completed to Royal Flush as a surprise, reciting formula as presentation
1975 14
Nick Trost The Bottom Deal Demonstration
1975 15
Nick Trost, Ken Beale Ten-Card Poker Routine
  • Phase One
  • Phase Two (Ken Beale's idea)
  • Phase Three
Also published here 1975 16
Nick Trost Eighteen Card Poker uses concept of a morphing Jonah card that changes every phase, three phases
Related toAlso published here 1975 17
Nick Trost High-Card Poker poker deal from packet of high cards, spectators receive Ace-high straights, performer gets winning four of a kind, uses Gilbreath principle
Also published here 1975 21
Nick Trost The Blackjack Demonstration blackjack stack
1975 23
Nick Trost Trost's Blackjack-Poker Routine
  • Phase One - Blackjack
  • Phase Two - Poker
Related to 1975 24
Nick Trost Introduction
1975 1
Nick Trost Odd Man Wins!
Also published here 1975 5
Nick Trost The Trick of Thirty-One gambling game with Aces, Twos, ... Sixes, with winning strategy
1975 6
Nick Trost The Horse Race
  • The Repeat
  • Horce Race - Riffle Shuffle Method
Also published here 1975 10
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah The Siamese Aces two Aces are put together in the pack, but a confederate places cards between them secretly, yet they still are together, with Stuart Judah idea
1975 13
Nick Trost Card Craps card craps game with special short-long deck
1975 22
Nick Trost Bridge Deck dealing yourself all Spades, then all high cards together with partner
Related to 1975 24
Nick Trost The Pinochle Deck Pinochle demonstration
1975 25
Nick Trost Shaking Short Cards out of Deck
1975 25
Nick Trost High-Low Cutting Pack specially cut deck
1975 26
Fred Kaps, Nick Trost Inversion Follow-Up
1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3)
42
Frederick Braue Count-Down Triumph wrong card used to count to selection
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 11)
143
Nick Trost The Odd-colored Back six face-up cards shown, spectator always picks the card with an odd colored back
VariationsAlso published here 1976 3
Nick Trost The "One-Two-Three" Trick coincidence effect - spectator places a row of Ace, Two, Three on table, matches order of performer's row of Ace, Two and Three
Also published here 1976 4
Nick Trost The Lone Stranger Spectator locates own card by unknowingly placing it with a group of cards of a different color
Also published here 1976 5
Nick Trost Card in Pocket Coincidence Card placed previously in pocket is the mate of spectator's free selection
Also published here 1976 6
Nick Trost Intuition Card reversed by spectator in red pack matches card reversed in blue pack by magician, same position in deck as well
VariationsAlso published here 1976 7
Nick Trost The Odd Couple six pairs of cards on table, spectator always picks the "odd couple"
1976 9
Nick Trost Color Match-up spectator able to colors of ten pairs of cards
1976 10
Nick Trost Believe It or Not! Half the deck shuffled face up/down, is magically straightened out but the messy order is transferred to the other half sitting on the table (mixed half transposes with unmixed half)
VariationsAlso published here 1976 14
Nick Trost Push-through Reversed Card Card Tunnel effect, card turns over as it is pushed perpendicularly through the deck
VariationsAlso published here 1976 15
Nick Trost Four Ace Opener four Aces found one by one via flipping packets over on top of the deck, like a Cut Deeper Force
1976 17
Nick Trost Four Ace Disclosure simple four Ace production
Also published here 1976 18
Nick Trost Aces in Reverse Triumph with Aces
1976 18
Nick Trost Topsy-turvy Ace Location Triumph with Aces
Also published here 1976 19
Nick Trost The Elevator Effect Four Jacks travel up, down in deck, also end with Jack face up in deck
1976 20
Nick Trost Transposed Aces with Repeat Four blue backed Aces and four red backed Aces on table, named Aced transposes between the two packets, twice
1976 21
Shigeo Futagawa Japanese Ace Trick Oil and Water effect with two red Aces and two black Aces, 2&2
Also published here 1976 22
Walter Rollins, Brother John Hamman, Nick Trost Six Cards - Three Black and Three Red Six Card Repeat type of routine
Also published here 1976 24
Nick Trost Optical Three Card Monte
Also published here 1976 24
Nick Trost Truly - Unbelievable! Matching effect using Svengali type of deck
1976 32
Nick Trost ESP Double-thot Pack
1976 32
Nick Trost Color-Changing Pack
1976 34
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Matched Picture Cards picture cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up in mates
VariationsAlso published here 1976 3
Nick Trost The Gathering of the Court Cards three packets of Jacks, Queens, Kings, assemble to three Jacks, three Queens and three Kings
VariationsAlso published here 1976 4
Nick Trost Three Jacks - Three Aces Separation type of effect
1976 5
Nick Trost What's in a Name? Spell spectator's name to locate card
Also published here 1976 7
Nick Trost Time Will Tell Clock Trick
Also published here 1976 8
Nick Trost An Out for the Vernon Force Using odd back
Inspired by 1976 10
Nick Trost Dice and Card Revelation Card found at number rolled on dice, then performer pulls out pair of cards that match the numbers on the dice
1976 10
Nick Trost Automatic Lie Speller Lie Detector with verification
VariationsAlso published here 1976 12
Nick Trost Predicting One of Six Cards Matchbook moved from card to card on row of six
1976 13
Nick Trost Coincidence of Two Numbers and a Prediction
1976 14
Nick Trost Prediction and Location of Four Matching Cards
1976 15
Nick Trost A Prediction and a Date - Updated Cards dealt to any year called for from 1900 to 1975, plus predict a card
Variations 1976 16
Nick Trost The Ultra Date Trick Extension to year 2000 for A Prediction and a Date
Inspired by 1976 17
Nick Trost Divining the Total of Three Bottom Cards Performer divines total number of bottom cards of three piles
1976 18
Nick Trost Weighing the Cards
Variations 1976 19
Nick Trost Kings and Queens Royale
1976 19
Nick Trost Weighing the Colors Tell how many red/black cards there are in each pile
Also published here 1976 20
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Card Elimination Card vanishes from deck, then appears face up in the deck later
Also published here 1976 22
Nick Trost U-Find-It Spectator locates card by stabbing face up card into the deck
Also published here 1976 24
Nick Trost Ace, Deuce or Trey Either Ace, Two or Three will change to selection, spectator's choice
1976 24
Nick Trost Russian Roulette "You will select the red card"
1976 27
Nick Trost No-sleight Wild Card
1976 28
Nick Trost Expanding Cards Fan of mini cards grow into large cards
Also published here 1976 29
Nick Trost The Hotel Mystery
1976 30
Nick Trost ESP Sixth-thot Divine thought-of ESP symbol
1976 31
Nick Trost Compute-a-thot Three spot in inserted into packet, selection is found by spelling or counting or next to Three
1976 33
Nick Trost Kings and Blanks
1976 34
Nick Trost Predicting the Total Spectator chooses and adds three numbers chosen from number cards, performer predicts total
1976 35
Karl Fulves Automatic Poker No. 15, spectator selects five cards from ten-card packet, hand predicted, performer is left with winning hand
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1976 26
The Duplex Mind No. 31, deck cut and one half turned face-up, both cards at cut position remembered, deck shuffled face-up/face-down, performer divines both selections with some amulet, two key cards
Variations 1976 49
Roy Walton A Straight Shuffle spectator can shuffle, you get a straight
Related toVariationsAlso published here Mar./Apr. 1977
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8)
392
Paul Harris, Allan Ackerman Re-set Classic Re-set routine
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1977 77
Frank Garcia Grand Slam gilbreath, duplicate spade cards
Inspired by Mar. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 3)
29
Nick Trost Introduction
1979 1
Nick Trost The Pack about an ESP deck
1979 1
Nick Trost ESP Numerology ten-twenty force with ESP cards
1979 2
Nick Trost ESP Baby Hummer card that ends up as only reversed card in packet after mixing procedure is prediction
Related to 1979 2
Nick Trost Eliminator packet cut off an ESP deck, anti-faro elimination procedure, remaining card matches prediction
1979 3
Nick Trost Pair-ity ESP pair chosen, it matches pair on table
1979 3
Nick Trost ESP Decoy Die six ESP cards used, two dice rolled and selection made via counting and located
Inspired by 1979 4
Nick Trost Test Pattern 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, using ESP cards
Inspired by 1979 5
Nick Trost ESP Duck or Deal four circles and four crosses are separated via down-under-deal
Inspired by 1979 6
Nick Trost Finger Sense two chosen ESP symbols are found by performer with deck in his pocket
1979 7
Nick Trost Reflections one of five chosen ESP cards is divined
1979 8
Nick Trost Dual Reverse two chosen ESP cards are the only reversed ones
1979 8
Nick Trost ESP Do As I Do
1979 9
Nick Trost E.S. Pattern marker moved on matrix type layout, a match occurs
1979 10
Nick Trost 3-Way Matchup three matching signs after some cutting
1979 11
Nick Trost ESP 7 Card Draw spectator takes cards from two piles, set of cards is predicted
1979 11
Nick Trost Odd Isn't It? eight ESP cards, one chosen, it is the only odd card, eight card brainwave
1979 12
Nick Trost Sync-Ro-Mesh matchings with ten-card ESP packet
1979 13
Nick Trost 5-Way Coincidence two piles are dealt through in unison, matching pairs removed, they match and also fit a prediction
1979 14
Nick Trost Million to One ESP five cards chosen, they make up a full set of ESP cards
1979 14
Nick Trost Introduction
1979 1
Nick Trost Numerology simple ten-twenty force
1979 1
Nick Trost Deuces Wild selection put between red Twos, it changes into another card and is found between black Twos in deck
1979 2
Nick Trost Ace to Five - The Easy Method last card changes color
Also published here 1979 3
Nick Trost Five in a Row
Also published here 1979 4
Nick Trost Mystic Five selection found with number five, then five hands dealt and spectator receives four Fives
1979 5
Nick Trost Significator Five-Spot Significator Five-Spotface-up five used to count to selection, counted cards are the four Aces
Also published here 1979 6
Nick Trost Oil & Aces 4&4
Inspired by 1979 7
Nick Trost Quick Vanishing Card card vanishes from small packet, Gardner like
Also published here 1979 7
Nick Trost Four and One Trick mystic nine with five cards
Inspired by
  • Nick Trost's "Four and One Trick" (Linking Ring, July 1957)
1979 9
Nick Trost Pop-Up Card card pops out as deck is dropped into case
1979 10
Nick Trost Double-Take Card Change simplified version
Inspired by 1979 11
Nick Trost Saturday Aces
1979 12
Nick Trost The Same Card unknown card is put reversed in deck, it turns out to be later selection
1979 13
Nick Trost Significator Cards spectator cuts off a pile, remembers the bottom card and shuffles the pile reversed in the rest, four random cards are used to divine the selection
Also published here 1979 14
Nick Trost Togetherness two cards chosen with poke, spectator's cut to the cards
1979 15
Nick Trost Hamman's Aces and Kings transposition, then follow the leader
Inspired by 1979 16
Nick Trost Introduction
1979 1
Nick Trost Three Object Divination three objects distributed to three spectators, each spectator then takes a number of matches corresponding to some rules, magician then divines who has which object
Related to 1979 1
Nick Trost Judah's Computer Cards simplified handling for Judah's "Computing Any Value Named"
Also published here 1979 2
Nick Trost Three-Way Prediction using three blank cards with colored stickers
Inspired by 1979 5
Nick Trost Newspaper Prediction newspaper folded and torn, number counted to, Koran's binary newspaper
Inspired by 1979 7
Nick Trost Number Cards Routine four cards with numbers on both sides, three phase
Related to 1979 10
Nick Trost Message Cards two cards shown on all four sides which are numbered in the corner, message appears
1979 11
Nick Trost Prediction With Six Dice six dice in a row, spectator moves matchbook around and all but one die are eliminated, prediction inside matchbook
1979 14
Nick Trost 4 Person Mental Effect sixteen punched cards, four spectators think of one from a group of four each, found with sorting rod
Also published here 1979 15
Robert Cassidy (reviewer) ESP Card Magic by Nick Trost June/July 1979 4
Robert Cassidy (reviewer) Close Up Mentalism by Nick Trost June/July 1979 4
Stephen Minch Megaphysics performer finds matching ESP card of two spectators, by stopping spectator deal cards, impromptu Mene-Tekel
Inspired by
  • Nick Trost's "Metaphysics" in "ESP Card Session", 1965.
Variations
1980 50
Howard A. Adams Symba Wonda five spectators select five ESP cards, each hand ends up having one of every symbol, first published in 1970
Related to 1980
OICUFESP (Issue 3 - FURTHER brand new esp card miracles)
16
Al Smith Court Card Connexion picture cards shown to be mixed, then later all paired up in mates
Inspired byRelated to
  • Al Smith's earlier handling in Abra #1768
VariationsAlso published here
1980 1
Howard Schwarzman, Ken Krenzel The Original Card Tunnel
Related to 1981 99
Jon Racherbaumer, Nick Trost Flip-Flop Triumph featuring eight-packet display by Trost
Inspired by 1981 13
Jim Ryan The Sevens - A Card Trick spectators select four cards by taking and dealing, they are all Sevens, then the cards reverse in the deck
Related toVariations 1981 1
Howard A. Adams Basic Cidentaquin ESP symbol is removed from deck and other cards turned over in pairs, two pairs match and they also match the chosen symbol
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Cidentaquin" in "Genii" Vol. 34, No. 12. August, 1970. P. 519.
1981
OICUFESP (Issue 8 - 21 Cidentaquin Variations)
1
Nick Trost Eins-zwei-drei coincidence effect - spectator places a row of Ace, Two, Three on table, matches order of performer's row of Ace, Two and Three
Also published here 1981
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 42 No. 5)
146
Derek Dingle Royal Triumph "Progressive Triumph" with color changing back kicker
VariationsAlso published here 1982 147
Daryl Martinez Rising Crime Kings put on four piles which are assembled, Kings appear on top
Related toVariations 1982 24
Peter Kane Mister-ee Five by Five one suit added to a deck to make a 65-card deck, selection matches coincidence when two piles are turned up in unison, faro, constant stack
Inspired byVariations 1982 7
Peter Wilker Ein Zeitungstest in Abwandlungen history and overview on the Koran Newspaper test, variations by Edmund Roland, Nick Trost, Allan Shaxon, Robert Harbin
1982
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 43 No. 4&5)
118
Shigeo Futagawa Stunumbers No. 17, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards, for credit information see "Future Choice" reference
Related toVariations 1983 27
Nick Trost Symbolique princess card trick with ESP card, repetition and then performer finds all cards with same symbol as selection
  • ESP-Princess
  • Princess Repeat
  • Seeing Stars
Also published here
  • Nick Trost's "Symbolique" in Mickey Hades "ESP-Session with Nick Trost" 1971
1983 20
Reinhard Müller Gilbreath in the Escorial sorting in four suits
Variations 1984
Arcane (Issue 11)
150
Michael F. Zens, Karl Fulves Any Hand Called For No. 72, double-deal stacking
Related toVariations 1984 106
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
Robert Cassidy E.S.P. Duplication ESP cards are sealed in envelope, performer matches sequence
Inspired by 1984 45
Ron Ferris "X To See"
Inspired byVariations Dec. 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 12)
1151
Brother John Hamman The Magic Cards four cards change to three selections one after another, gemini counts (general cards with packet)
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