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 ====== Hindu Shuffle Force ====== ====== Hindu Shuffle Force ======
  
-This force is described in R.P.'s //Ein Spiel Karten//, 1853, p. 43 of the Pieper translation. There, in "The Non Plus Ultra," it is done with a variant overhand shuffle, with the deck turned on end.+This force is described in R.P.'s //Ein Spiel Karten//, 1853, p. 43 of the Pieper translation. There, in "The Non Plus Ultra," it isn'done with a [[cards:hindu_shuffle|Hindu Shuffle]], but rather a variant overhand shuffle, with the deck turned on end. But the underlying method of forcing the original bottom card is identical.
  
-The Hindu Shuffle itself didn't hit the magic scene until the early 20th century. See Jean Hugard's //[[http://askalexander.org/display/14513/Card+Manipulations+Series+No+1+and+2/3|Card Manipulations No. 1]]//, 1933, p. 2; //[[http://askalexander.org/display/13920/Farelli+s+Card+Magic/34|Farelli's Card Magic, Part 1]]//, 1933, p. 35; and Theo Annemann's "Light on the Hindu Shufflein //[[http://askalexander.org/display/15749/Jinx+No+056/4|The Jinx]]//, No. 56May 1939, p. 398. +Carl Shome adapted this force to the Hindu Shuffle in //[[https://askalexander.org/display/38538/The+Sphinx/13| The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 32 No. 7Sep. 1933, p. 205This is the force commonly performed today, with the only difference being that the spectator is invited to insert his finger into the deck during the shuffle rather than call out"Stop!" 
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-The newness of this shuffle to magicians is indicated by Farelli's unfamiliarity with the term "Hindu shuffle". Insteadhe calls it a "strip cut shuffle" and equates it with an unidentified "card table artifice" in Erdnase. The artifice he has in mind may be the third blind cut, titled "To Retain the Top Stock", in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/17831/Card+Mastery+with+which+is+combined+The+Expert+at+the+Card+Table/127|Expert at the Card Table]]//1902, p. 41. +
  
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