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NJJ
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I'm compiling a list of every single name given to three card monte around the world.

Happy for obscure or no longer used names.

Any to add?

Chase The Ace (US)
Three Card Monte (US)
Three Card Trick (UK)
Cherchez la Femme (US)
Bonneteau (french)
Kümmelblättchen (Ger)
Find the Lady (UK)
Follow The Lady (UK)
Gimelblättchen (Ger)
Farmer Fright (Ger)
Alba Neagra (black/white) (Rom)
Little Peter Pays Double (Spanish)
Trile (spanish)
Mosqueta - a type of flower (chile)
Les Trois Perdants (french)
Three-card Marney
Three Way
Menage-a-card (I read this on wikipedia, not sure if it is true)
Triplets or 'Trips'
Bola Bola (same names is shell game apparently) (portugese)
Find The Bee
Follow The Bee
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Die Rote gewinnt (Ger) - The red wins
Bauernschreck (Ger) - Farmer Fright, as mentioned...
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Color Monte (US) Magic trick by magicians
Manufacture of 3 Shell Game Sets & 3 Disk Monte Sets
3shells.com and magicswindles.com
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Thanks BigSmile. I love 'Farmer Fright' as a name.

Thanks Shellgame-al - I'm going more for the street names rather than magic trick names. Otherwise we'll be here all day!

There used to be a great list on the scoundrels wiki but it seems to be down.
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I found these also but have no reliable source for them

The Card in Threes
Bus riders bane
Round and Round She Goes
Make that Money
Pappa’s Second Income
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Catch the Queen.
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Gioco delle Tre Carte ( Italia ).
NJJ
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Thanks. I like 'Catch The Queen'
NJJ
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I can't believe I left out Tossing The Broads.
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We always called it "Find the Red Lady"
Just Some Guy.

"For Seven Tons of the King's Tea,
Six Fine Ladies to Fight a Great Jackass -- me."
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Three Card Molly.
Rediscover a lost art.

www.jadoosmagic.com
NJJ
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Another one I really should have!
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Hunt the ( insert rhyming word for female genitalia)
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Really? That's brilliant. Did you make that up?
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Thanks whit,

Texas Twist, Texas Tornado, Country Boy—Texas version of closed monte.
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