fixing the date \n face cards of four packets formed by audience’s choices make up digits of randomlychosen year, number cards \n edward bagshawe
1936 ca.
twenty magical novelties
Edward Bagshawe

Fixing the Date

1936 ca.

Twenty Magical Novelties

34



the cyclic number \n a packet containing six cards forming the number 142857, when multiplied by any number from 2 to 6, gives a result which the cards themselves reveal \n lloyd e. jones
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Lloyd E. Jones

The Cyclic Number

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

9



the number and value of the cards \n cards add up to fourteen, using the fourteen of spades card \n tom batchelor
1968
ireland's yearbooks
Tom Batchelor

The Number and Value of the Cards

1968

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 196768)

96



mental giant \n deck as calculator, 3d and 8d, sum or difference appears between them \n karl fulves
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves

Mental Giant

Winter 1968

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio)

222



the difference & the sum \n spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted \n henry christ \n harry lorayne
1971
reputationmakers
Henry Christ, Harry Lorayne

The Difference & The Sum

1971

ReputationMakers

105



the hc difference & sum \n original handling, spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted \n henry christ
1971
reputationmakers
Henry Christ

The HC Difference & Sum

1971

ReputationMakers

113



i am in debt \n ace to four, then cards are removed, always add up to ten \n fred kaps \n schulden \n fred kaps \n nonadjustable 10 \n karl fulves \n i am in debt \n fred kaps \n james swain \n over the limit \n fred kaps \n camilo vázquez
1972
fred kaps lecture
Fred Kaps

I am in Debt

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1972

Fred Kaps Lecture

5



unknown difference \n two packets cut off, klondike shuffle with rest, reversed card is now at a position that corresponds to difference of the two sizes of the cutoff packets, penelope \n gene finnell
1973
gene finnell's card magic
Gene Finnell

Unknown Difference

1973

Gene Finnell's Card Magic

12



computer \n deck can count (ace, two, three appear) and give the sum and difference of two cutoff packets, klondike shuffle \n gene finnell
1973
gene finnell's card magic
Gene Finnell

Computer

1973

Gene Finnell's Card Magic

13



date card trick \n cutting the aces forming year dates \n francis carlyle
1975
the magic of francis carlyle
Francis Carlyle

Date Card Trick

1975

The Magic of Francis Carlyle

110



a prediction and a date  updated \n cards dealt to any year called for from 1900 to 1975, plus predict a card \n nick trost \n the ultra date trick \n nick trost
1976
subtle card magic — part two
Nick Trost

A Prediction and a Date  Updated

Variations

1976

Subtle Card Magic — Part Two

16



calculator cards \n no. 62, selection is "six and three quarters cards" down in deck, it's correct with a card in which a quarter is torn out \n richard himber
1976
selfworking card tricks
Richard Himber

Calculator Cards

1976

SelfWorking Card Tricks

94



the calculating deck \n deck does a simple calculation \n harry lorayne \n it goes double \n theodore annemann \n professor hoffmann
1977
the magic book
Harry Lorayne

The Calculating Deck

Inspired by

1977

The Magic Book

127



369 \n deck as calculator, selection found at total \n christian scherer
1978
eine handvoll kartenkunststücke
Christian Scherer

369

1978

Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke

53



schulden \n ace to four, then cards are removed, always add up to ten \n fred kaps \n i am in debt \n fred kaps
1978
fred kaps lecture
Fred Kaps

Schulden

Also published here

1978

Fred Kaps Lecture

6



guaranteed future \n comedy fortune telling routine in which current date comes out, spectator gives kiss to performer \n karrell fox
1979
another book
Karrell Fox

Guaranteed Future

1979

Another Book

111



shuffle time \n cards are cut in piles, numbers on top change into current time \n paul harris \n shuffle time \n paul harris \n wie spät ist es? \n bob driebeek
1981
closeup fantasies finalé
Paul Harris

Shuffle Time

VariationsAlso published here

1981

Closeup Fantasies Finalé

43



mickey mouse math \n cards change and split to display basic calculations with its spot values \n paul harris \n mickey mouse math \n paul harris \n the sum of the parts \n david regal \n changes \n david acer
1981
closeup fantasies finalé
Paul Harris

Mickey Mouse Math

VariationsAlso published here

1981

Closeup Fantasies Finalé

105



cards as calculators \n \n peter kane
1982
kane
Peter Kane

Cards as Calculators

1982

Kane

48



the calculator card trick \n no. 77, deck answers simple calculation after a spectator's cut \n j. w. sarles \n calculated risk \n lewis jones
1984
more selfworking card tricks
J. W. Sarles

The Calculator Card Trick

Variations

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

116



nonadjustable 10 \n ace, four and five, then cards are removed, always add up to ten \n karl fulves \n i am in debt \n fred kaps
1987
secret session — part three
Karl Fulves

NonAdjustable 10

Related to

1987

Secret Session — Part Three

60



sleightly diced \n ace, two and three of clubs on table with dice on top with the same number upwards, cards follow when dice are changes, six of clubs appears as finale \n ed andres \n the cards and dice  1. the transposition \n bill simon \n 2. the big change \n bill simon
1987
riffling the pasteboards — again!
Ed Andres

Sleightly Diced

Inspired by

1987

Riffling the Pasteboards — Again!

14



destiny \n no. 76, coin from batch chosen, deck shuffled and dealt into four piles, face cards on piles are the year of the date, e.g. acenineeightnine \n vic shoenk \n karl fulves
1989
selfworking coin magic
Vic Shoenk, Karl Fulves

Destiny

1989

SelfWorking Coin Magic

105



sum talk of alexander \n value of selection is used to deal to another selection and so on through the deck, sum of all values equates a number from beginning \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Sum Talk of Alexander

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

171



day one \n date chosen by choosing some faceup and facedown cards from grid layout, looked up in diary, card noted there predicted, tapestry \n karl fulves \n three card tricks \n mel bennett
1994
crooked tales
Karl Fulves

Day One

Variations

1994

Crooked Tales

35



higher math \n cards are used and transform/appear to illustrate simple calculations \n jack birnman \n even higher math \n larry jennings \n william goodwin
1996
the looking glass
Jack Birnman

Higher Math

Related to

1996

The Looking Glass
(Issue 3)

93



mickey mouse math \n cards change and split to display basic calculations with its spot values \n paul harris \n mickey mouse math \n paul harris
1996
the art of astonishment — book 3
Paul Harris

Mickey Mouse Math

Also published here

1996

The Art of Astonishment — Book 3
(Issue Closeup Fantasies Finale)

67



shuffle time \n cards are cut in piles, numbers on top change into current time \n paul harris \n shuffle time \n paul harris
1996
the art of astonishment — book 3
Paul Harris

Shuffle Time

Also published here

1996

The Art of Astonishment — Book 3
(Issue Closeup Fantasies Finale)

75



wie spät ist es? \n doing four reverse faros to form four piles, four top cards match with current time \n bob driebeek \n shuffle time \n paul harris
1996
aenigmas rätsel
Bob Driebeek

Wie spät ist es?

Inspired by

1996

Aenigmas Rätsel

11



trick of the ages \n spectator cuts to cards which duplicate a chosen date \n mickey macdougall
1997
the fred braue notebooks
Mickey MacDougall

Trick of the Ages

1997

The Fred Braue Notebooks
(Issue 8)

20



das orakel \n card reading routine with layout which coincides with what the performer says, current time shows up as well \n david "fu manchu" bamberg
1997
intermagic
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg

Das Orakel

1997

Intermagic
(Vol. 21 No. 3)

118



takeaway \n sevenasnine count, a three taken away, only six cards remain \n karl fulves
1998
the fine print
Karl Fulves

Takeaway

1998

The Fine Print
(Issue 9)

270



i am in debt \n cards total ten although one by one is removed \n fred kaps \n james swain \n i am in debt \n fred kaps
1999
21st century card magic
Fred Kaps, James Swain

I am in Debt

Related to

1999

21st Century Card Magic

108



mental math \n no. 10, three spectator concoct threedidget numbers from cards, they are added and sum predicted as four cards in case \n unknown
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Unknown

Mental Math

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

16



the sum of the parts \n micky mouse math variation \n david regal \n mickey mouse math \n paul harris
2002
constant fooling 1
David Regal

The Sum Of The Parts

Inspired by

2002

Constant Fooling 1

12



calculated risk \n deck helps with calculations
 first calculation: money
 second calculation: time \n lewis jones \n the calculator card trick \n j. w. sarles
2002
ahead of the pack
Lewis Jones

Calculated risk

Inspired by

2002

Ahead of the Pack

239



sum card prophet \n spectator choses card faceup and stabs it into facedown deck, cards on either side add up to chosen value \n karl fulves \n business card prophesy \n bill simon
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Sum Card Prophet

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

54



changes \n pips move around on five & two of clubs to four and three of clubs, then fuse to seven of clubs, then split back to five and two of clubs \n david acer \n mickey mouse math \n paul harris \n changes \n david acer
2004
random acts of magic
David Acer

Changes

Inspired byAlso published here

2004

Random Acts of Magic

21



any deck's a calculator \n values add up to number of cutoff cards, using killer count \n peter duffie \n aldo colombini \n robin robertson
2004
killer koncepts
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson

Any Deck's a Calculator

2004

Killer Koncepts

22



pocket calculator (a classic, variation by mago antón) \n cards used to generate number, cards found which equal total of calculation \n antón "mago antón" lópez
2004
mnemonica
Antón "Mago Antón" López

Pocket Calculator (A Classic, Variation by Mago Antón)

2004

Mnemonica

245



calculating cards \n \n jack avis
2006
rara avis
Jack Avis

Calculating Cards

2006

Rara Avis

30



year with meaning \n "unexplained"
overhand stacking the values that combine to a year, posed as a problem \n karl fulves
2007
prolix
Karl Fulves

Year With Meaning

2007

Prolix
(Issue 3)

179



in the nick of time \n quick three way with all cards shown to be selection, then selection vanishes and cards make up current time, selection from pocket \n jon racherbaumer \n quick 3way version \n edward marlo \n "time will tell" (john guastaferro, second storm, 2005 lecture notes)
2008
antinomy
Jon Racherbaumer

In The Nick of Time

Inspired by

Mar. 2008

Antinomy
(Vol. 4 No. 1)

5



changes \n pips move around on five & two of clubs to four and three of clubs, then fuse to seven of clubs, then split back to five and two of clubs \n david acer \n changes \n david acer
2011
more power to you
David Acer

Changes

Also published here

2011

More Power to You

129



dr. rohnstein's "the dayfly" \n  the chamber of secrets
three cards chosen from rotating wheels are predicted, date of performance predicted on back of the cards \n john gaughan \n the mysterious crystal clock \n john gaughan
2015
genii
John Gaughan

Dr. Rohnstein's "The DayFly"

Related to

Jan. 2015

Genii
(Vol. 78 No. 1)

18



the executor \n result of calculation is shown in form of playing cards \n ramón riobóo
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Ramón Riobóo

The Executor

2018

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 11

131



time will tell \n three unknown cards put on table, spectator places his watch on a card, performer divines this card and the three cards make up the current time \n john guastaferro \n second storm lecture notes
2018
genii
John Guastaferro

Time Will Tell

Also published here Second Storm lecture notes

Oct. 2018

Genii
(Vol. 81 No. 10)

54



overclocked \n spectator deals some piles and located three aces to match a fourth one, the next three cards's values give the current time \n joshua jay \n "ten for ten" (yves doumergue, magic, sep. 2003)
2019
triptych
Joshua Jay

Overclocked

Inspired by "Ten for Ten" (Yves Doumergue, MAGIC, Sep. 2003)

2019

Triptych

1



chaos \n four number cards used to generate fourdigit number that is put in calculator, another number is subtracted, final result is nine and the four nines are shown to be at top of four previously cutoff packets \n michael powers \n keith randolph
2019
tesseract
Michael Powers, Keith Randolph

Chaos

2019

Tesseract

218



over the limit \n four cards total ten, one after the other is removed but cards still total ten, visa card appears on back of last card \n fred kaps \n camilo vázquez \n i am in debt \n fred kaps
2020
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 12
Fred Kaps, Camilo Vázquez

Over the Limit

Inspired by

2020

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 12

46



variant one \n cards at end of "one card poker" make up current date \n chris rawlins \n one card poker \n chris rawlins
2020
unluck
Chris Rawlins

Variant One

Inspired by

2020

UnLuck

20


