Table of Contents - All About Reading





Asking the Question


Another question from Ms. Perplexed: who shuffles?
Querants and shuffling
Shuffling - I prefer to shuffle for the client
Others touching my cards

Riffling vs. lacing
Riffle shuffle?
Shuffling tips? okay to riffle?
Shuffling Cards
Way to shuffle?
*shuffle shuffle*
Shuffling Method
How do you shuffle a large deck?
What's your shuffling method, why does it work for you?
Interest in a shuffling video
Kyrielle's Rhythmic Focus Shuffle
Shuffling and cutting the deck
Shuffling & Cutting the deck.. CONFUSED - help!
Shuffling and card selection
Shuffling when using reversals
Reshuffle before drawing clarification card?
Cards falling out while shuffling
Shuffle and storage question
How do you shuffle?
Anyone not shuffle between readings?

Jumping Cards
Cards that Jump
Flipped cards
Dropped Cards
Jumpers in Past/Present/Future spread
That card that jumps out!

Hazards of shuffling
Aggressive Shufflers
Accidental shuffles
Shuffling related injury
How to shuffle with Carpal Tunnel syndrome

Philosophy of shuffling
Why is there Shuffle?
Does it matter how I shuffle the cards?
How random is your shuffle?

Cutting the Deck

Choosing the Cards

Laying out the Cards

Clarification Cards



The Reading
The Querent -- Reading for:​

The curious/skeptical
Family members
Teenagers/young adults
For someone on line
Public Cases
Reading someone without permission
Readings about others
Reading for a third person

General Reading Techniques
What to say when wrapping up a reading
What do you think of one-card readings?

Reading in Special Situations
To converse with the dead
In public
On a palm pilot
anybody read during full or new moons?
Long Distance Readings

Reading Problems
Readings that don't work
Negative readings
Really way off readings
Strange Readings
really off readings
Confusing Readings
Irrelevant readings
Reader's Block
The Reading doesn't count when
Do you parrot or read cards?
How to make your tarot readings longer
Online readings: how could you possibly believe in them?
Online Tarot Readings?
what if a question is a lie?
bad deck?
What do you do when a reading is totally off the mark? (+ the tricky Courtcards)
Cards you *still* don't get!
Is it possible not to be able to read

Reading for yourself
What about reading for yourself?
How do you do an effective reading for yourself?
Self-Reads v/s Reading For Others (DollChica)
Self-Readings vs. Readings for Others (ChrisTheObscure)
Reading for Yourself
Reading for Self/Developing Intuition/Cleansing the Deck
Reading as meditation/for answers
How often do you read for yourself?
When reading for yourself do you take from deck or...


Newbie & General Questions​

Beginnerís Query & reversed cards????
When do you know to reverse meanings?
How do reversed cards work?
Should newbies wait before using reversals?
Are my spreads wrong if I don't use reversals?
Can Majors be read reversed too?
Ill-Dignified...How Can You Tell?
Reversals a must?
reversals, should we or should we not?
Reversals were NOT designed in original tarot
Reversals: how important is consistency?

How do you interpret reversed cards?
What's the general opinion about reversals...?
Reversed cards as opposites?
Reversals as blockage
Using Reversals Unsuccessfully

Do you or don't you...
Reversals or not???
To reverse or not to reverse?
Reversals or no reversals... that is the question!
What does it mean to not use reversals?
Reversals, and the lack thereof
In a Celtic Cross, upright the crossing card?
Reading Reversals - My Perspective

Shuffling for reversals
A, maybe strange, question about reversals
Creating Reversals
Practical Reversals question sans debate
Ultra-stupid question on reversed cards
Am I upside down?
Question concerning Reversals?

Poll: To allow reversals or not - that is the question!
Poll: Do you use reverse meanings
Poll: Do you use reversals?
Do you use a base card in readings?
Do you use Astrology when reading Tarot?

Reversals -- opinions, please

Other special techniques




Year, Soul, Personality, Shadow and Quint Cards



Questions about Pips




Numerological, elemental​


Relationships between the Cards

Repeating Cards
Whose Journey is it?
Interpretation of the Majors Sequence ...
Putting cards together
Uses for Tarot


How do you learn Tarot?
Advice for Beginners​

Ways of learning Tarot
Learning the Tarot by Joan Bunning and The Rider Tarot Deck
Learning without the Rider-Waite Deck
How Often should I read?
Difficulty Reading New Decks
New to tarot cards - need some advice
Should beginners' emphasis be on book or cards?
Experts Advice To Newbies Dilemma

Learning the Cards
Study the cards
Learning the cards
How to learn ñ memorizing cards
How to learn your deck
got enough symbols?
Does anyone have tricks on how to remember the cards and their meanings?
UK Readers (memorizing with poems)
Fake a reading (reading for imaginary clients to practice)

Keeping a Journal
Tarot Journal
Tarot Journal
Tarot Journal Question
Keeping a Tarot Journal
How to keep a tarot journal
How do you journal your Tarot

Daily Readings
Daily Readings -AM? PM?
Questions about daily cards
Alternative to daily readings: for your notebook
Daily Cards
Daily Cards (Nexorious)
Daily Card (Gloria)
How do you choose your daily card?
Problem with Daily Readings
How do I find a daily reading to fit my lifestyle?

Exercise: 3 Card Daily as a Motto #2

Some peripheral considerations
What does the Tarot really show us?​

Index originally collated by firemaiden