Introduction: How to Do a Cool and Simple Card Trick

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I learned how to do this simple card trick from my uncle. It's really easy to do but will still amaze the person you are showing it to. However if the person asks you to show the trick to them again DON'T!!!!! The reason for this is that they may find out how the trick works.

Keep reading to find out how to do this card trick!

Step 1: Shuffle the Deck

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I know that this is sounds really simple but it is the most crucial part of the trick.
While shuffling you must take a look at the bottom card and memorize it (both number and suit). This will be very important later in the trick.

Step 2: Pick a Card

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Now you fan the cards and ask the person to pick a card, look at it, and put it at the bottom of the deck.

Step 3: Shuffle the Deck, Again

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This is also very important you must cut the cards up to 4 times (simple but important).

Step 4: Is This Your Card?

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Now take the deck and start flipping cards over. Do you remember the card that you memorized earlier? When you see this card then you flip over one more card, pick it up and ask is this your card?


Kt12345 (author)2017-07-05

It works some times just make sure you don't cut half then do it again etc

lovefsu (author)Kt123452017-08-22

Yeeaah. You have to shuffle kind of chunky like.

lovefsu (author)2017-08-22

Or when you split the deck you can check the card you check the card and ask them to sit it there. That way you 'lose' it in the deck. A lot less suspicious looking.

ReeseO (author)2017-01-19

It didn't work for me ????

shaylynspencer (author)ReeseO2017-04-27

it dose not work

BoondaPhD (author)shaylynspencer2017-05-10

it worked for me

DamoDeNiro (author)2017-05-03

It worked

vikavin (author)2017-04-08

very god but i know it already

Eskendermich (author)2017-04-01

It didn't work for me

DerpyD4 (author)2017-03-01

WWWWWWWWWWAAAAAAAAATTTTTTTT????????????? it dont work!

It worked but my brother's card was at the bottom so it took forever

ah21803 (author)2016-12-21


This was very easy and awesome

bevvo (author)2016-12-07


PsycoI (author)2016-08-12

This doesnt always work, when you shuffle the cards, the two cards (the bottom one and the picked card) might get separated. It works sometimes, if you shuffle just right. When you get it down, its a great, simple card trick. Thanks!

JeffreyW1 (author)PsycoI2016-12-03

No, you don't shuffle after they've selected a card. you only cut. This way the cards will always stay together. Using an odd number of cuts will almost always prevent the singular trouble case of the key card on bottom and the selected card on top. The only shuffling occurs before the key card is peeked at or the spectator selects a card.

ArcticWolfLady (author)2016-10-19

Wow! This is a pretty good trick, though it does have a few flaws. What if the person chooses your bottom card? What if you shuffle and your cards are accidentally separated? Anyways, it's still pretty good.

Give your uncle a thumbs-up for me! :)

JuliusB13 (author)ArcticWolfLady2016-11-01

If they choose the bottom card, you just look for your memorized card.

hdboys (author)2016-10-28

it's good easy card tricks revealed, i wish you will share more card tricks as soon as possbile with more pictures to not have some problems while trying.

Magicmagic2233 (author)2016-10-02

This is simple but amazing

gymnasticsisbae (author)2016-05-20

I like it it awesome and i can see your not wearing a shirt hahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!! nice trick do more tricks please (with a shirt on!!!!)

Duhwa9 (author)gymnasticsisbae2016-08-17

It could be his/her knees

Harsh 2016 (author)2016-07-08

Really Cool! I tried this on my mom and she was just speechless and amazed! Thanks for the trick, Instructables!

Saturn1125 (author)2016-07-06

didn't work for me...

MatthewC197 (author)2016-07-02

I just tried it on three people and got it twice out of the three. But my mistake was on the one I missed i tried to get a little cocky lol.. and let the other person shuffle the deck. So advise 1 only you shuffle the card lol

Lindseya255 (author)2016-05-11


Weasley_Clan01 (author)2016-05-11

I think I did it wrong because when I did step 4 her card was already at the top

ured (author)2016-05-01

Its a cool trick but takes a while, but its a amazing trick

armin 7 (author)2016-04-26

thanks man

knewt3 (author)2016-03-27

Like this

estherli521 (author)2016-03-17

cool trick!

shadowtones9 is awesome (author)2016-01-12

cool i rly like it

alexpandrea (author)2015-12-18

Nice trick, I also learnt Magic Tricks From The Blue Crown. They Provide great magic trick cards.

Mattrox (author)2011-01-14

Oops I just added your instructable to two totally unrelated groups. Anyway nice trick.

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