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Cool 3 Card Bonanza

Edited on 11.16.03 to add new spreads

So - I love the number 3. I see it everywhere in everything. It's my God/Divine/Magic type number. I like to do things in three's and schedule events on "3" days where the day of the month is a multiple of 3. (I promise I don't have OCD)

(If there is already a thread like this, just let me know - I searched but didn't find one with the same content. )

I'd like to create a comprehensive list of all the three card spreads we can think of - I know there's a lot. I'd like to continually edit this post and put all of them at the beginning of this thread for easy viewing.

This is the list myself and my local tarot group (there's three of us) have put together so far: (I haven't come up with interps for all of the ones that aren't as obvious as PPF, so please feel free fill in the blanks) Also, if any of these spreads were created and posted by people on this forum - I thank you in advance

1. PPF (Past/Present/Future)

2. Question/Querent/Probable Solution

3. Body/Mind/Spirit

4. Yesterday/Today/Tomorrow

5. Last Week/This Week/Next Week

6. Last Month/This Month/Next Month

7. Red Light/Green Light/Yellow Light
  • Red Light - Don't do this
  • Green Light - Go ahead and do this
  • Yellow Light - Caution/be careful/be aware of this

8. Subconcious/Concious/Superconcious

9. CPU/Monitor/Keyboard
  • CPU - Querent's thoughts on the issue
  • Monitor - How the querent views the issue
  • Keyboard - What the Q can "input" so the issue will work in their favor

10. Sun/Moon/Stars
  • Sun - What you see clearly
  • Moon - What you're having a hard time seeing.
  • Stars - What you wish will happen.

11. I/Love/You
  • I - How the Q feels about a person or relationship
  • Love - What the Q loves most about the person or relationship
  • You - How the Q's partner feel about the Q or their relationship with the Q.

12. Maiden/Mother/Crone
  • Maiden - Where or in what the Q or their issue is just starting to develop
  • Mother - What is in "full bloom" or has a very robust energy.
  • Crone - What is coming to pass or lessening in energy

13. Yes/No/Maybe (Not sure if this one needs an interp)

14. Gas/Liquid/Solid (Checking the status of what you're trying to manifest)
  • Gas - What's still in the form of pure energy or thought in your life/What's "hanging out" in the ethers.
  • Liquid - What's starting to flow and slowly come into your life.
  • Solid - What's completely manifested and visible to you.

15. Querent/Partner/Outcome (For Love readings)

16. Illusion/Knowledge/Magic

17. Child/Parent/Adult
  • Child - Where in the Q's life they're like a child.
  • Parent - Where in the Q's life they're like a parent.
  • Adult - Where in the Q's life they're like an adult.

18. Idea/Challenge/Advantage

19. Challenge/Opportunity/Action

20. Issue/Action/Outcome

21. Inner Self/Outer Self/Advice

22. Waxing/Full Moon/Waning

23. The three wiseman? (I don't remember the story)

24. Situation/Advice/Outcome (Major Tom)

25. Where I am/Where I need to be/How do I get there (Magecot)

26. Sun/Moon/Rising (ascendant) (More on these interps further down in this thread) (purple_scorp)
  • Sun - Your individuality
  • Moon - Your inner self
  • Rising - You outer personality

27. Problem/Solution/Encouragement (Tallarico)
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