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-The principle was first marketed by Bob Hummer in his "Politicians Puzzle"See //[[http://askalexander.org/display/13059/Bob+Hummer+s+Collected+Secrets/42|Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets]]//, p. 33). Also see his "Mom and Pop Puzzle" on p34These were probably released sometime after 1945 and no later than the early 1950s. Another early application of this parity principle is Mel Stover's "The Immovable Object" in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/3097/New+Phoenix/172|The New Phoenix]]//, No. 340, Jan 10, 1957, p. 172. Martin Gardner's influential "3-by-3 Matrix" application appeared in his //Scientific American// column, August 1960, and then was reprinted in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/38690/Hugard+s+magic+monthly/17|Hugard's Magic Monthly]]//, Vol. 19 Nos. 1 and 2, Sept. 1961, p. 17. This became the mold for most versions that followed. Hal Newton's "Voice from Another World" was the first of the record-tape tricks using the principle to be marketed. See Fulves's //The Fine Print//, No. 10, p. 355, and //Martin Gardner Presents//, p. 149, for further details.+The principle was first marketed by Bob Hummer in his "Politicians Puzzle", in early 1952 (see //[[https://askalexander.org/display/37749/Linking+Ring/136|The Linking Ring]]//, Vol. 32 No. 2, Apr. 1952, rear cover; also see //[[http://askalexander.org/display/13059/Bob+Hummer+s+Collected+Secrets/42|Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets]]//, p. 33). A related item was his "Mom and Pop Puzzle", which was bundled with "Politicians Puzzle" the following month (//[[https://askalexander.org/display/37750/Linking+Ring/2|The Linking Ring]]//, Vol32 No. 3, May 1952, inside front cover; and p. 34 of //Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets//). Another early application of this parity principle is Mel Stover's "The Immovable Object" in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/3097/New+Phoenix/172|The New Phoenix]]//, No. 340, Jan 10, 1957, p. 172. Martin Gardner's influential "3-by-3 Matrix" application appeared in his //Scientific American// column, August 1960, and then was reprinted in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/38690/Hugard+s+magic+monthly/17|Hugard's Magic Monthly]]//, Vol. 19 Nos. 1 and 2, Sept. 1961, p. 17. This became the mold for most versions that followed. Hal Newton's "Voice from Another World" was the first of the record-tape tricks using the principle to be marketed. See Fulves's //The Fine Print//, No. 10, p. 355, and //Martin Gardner Presents//, p. 149, for further details.
  
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