Written by Michael Murray

2014
Work of Michael Murray

264 pages (Paperback), published by Haresign Press
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(41 entries)

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Mark Elsdon Foreword
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Peter Turner Foreword
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Stephen Shaw Foreword
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Michael Murray About the Author
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Michael Murray Tattle Tailed two spectators get a set of five ESP cards, first one symbol match and in second phase all match
Inspired by
  • Peter Turner's "Tattle Tail" in "Bigger Fish"
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Howard A. Adams Dealflipdropcut credited to Paul Curry as the Swindle Switch
Inspired by
  • "DealFlipDropCut" (Howard A. Adams, OICUFESP Vol. 6, 1980, p. 15)
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Michael Murray A Brave New World cards shuffled face up into face down, then sorted by spectator into two piles
Inspired by
  • David Cushing's "Mad World"
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Michael Murray ATM (Actual Thought Manipulation) divination of an emotion and apparently of spectator's PIN number
Inspired by
  • Haim Goldenberg's "Cryptext"
Related to
  • Michael Murray's "Your (Redundant) Number" in "Psychological Subtleties 3"
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Michael Murray Boomerang Forcing Technique verbally forcing a certain even number between one and five
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Michael Murray Sublime Influence Evolution some cards with numbers are selected and mixed, number matches reversed logo of Pepsi
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Michael Murray Daylight Robbery cracking the code of spectator's phone
Inspired by
  • Myke Phillips & Salah Aazedine's "iUnlock Your Mind"
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Michael Murray Between the Lines a story/scene is created, torn page matches with the decisions of spectator
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Michael Murray, Jonathan Pickard Word Force position on a torn page, held by spectator
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Michael Murray The Inversion Technique changing perception of a trick, e.g. spectator divines thoughts of performer
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Michael Murray Making Mentalism Memorable on people taking photographs to make the moments more memorable
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Michael Murray On the Level on getting a feeling what people believe in the beginning of the show
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Michael Murray Spectator as Mind Reader
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Michael Murray What Does a Mentalist Do? verbal introduction to increase cooperation
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Michael Murray Dave's Pin giving details of personal Pin information from five people without naming the exact code, here called "the Hoy Principle"
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Michael Murray Picasso thought of animals are divined, using the Triangle / Circle force as a start
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Michael Murray Why Write Down a Thought? thoughts on using billets, justification
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Michael Murray The Circle of Truth thought of word is found on business card in performer's wallet
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Michael Murray Crossword prediction of a word on a piece of paper
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Michael Murray The Racquet Switch using trouser pocket
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Michael Murray What are Principles? chapter intro
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Michael Murray Small but Deadly Book Break Turnover Glimpse, verbal convincer for covering the peek, Marlo / Tenkai / Buckley Book Turnover Glimpse
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Michael Murray The Universal Force Technique using six numbered business cards to force an object
  • The Gypsy Peek
Inspired by
  • Ken Dyne's "iThought So"
Related to
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Michael Murray Cal-Ender divination of a number typed in on an iPhone calculator
Inspired by
  • Kenton Knepper's "Kenton's Calculation" in Peter Turner's "Isabella Star 2"
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Michael Murray Springboard spectator forms a card by compare it with his selection
  • The Knowing
  • The Killer (approach to Kenton Knepper's "Kolossal Killer")
  • Duplopia (approach to Paul Vigil's "Duplopia")
  • Springback
  • Invisible Deck Application
  • Springboard for the Stage
  • Increasing Accuracy
  • Springboard Suit Exchange for Perfectionists
  • Back Tracking
  • Other Applications
  • Watch This
  • Springboard & Letters
  • Springboard & Colours
  • Closing Thoughts
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Michael Murray Thought Unlinking principle, spectator has two pieces of information in mind, the are revealed apparently unlinked to each other
  • The Mother of all Book Tests
  • Precognition 365
  • Multi-Dimensional / Real Die
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Michael Murray The Comparative Uncertainty Principle (CUP's), system to detect if someone is thinking of a long or a short word
Related to
  • CUP's in Peter Turner's "Isabella Star 2"
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Peter Turner The Confirmation Principle asking a question to make a person think of something
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Michael Murray My Bookless Booktest prediction written on billet inside wallet
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Michael Murray Un-Real question on business card which one spectator should read, divining who has read the question, principle
Related to
  • Atlas Brookings "The Real Thing" and Patrick Redford's "Prevaricator"
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Michael Murray The Boomerang Force verbally forcing a certain even number between one and five, allowing the spectator to change his mind twice
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Michael Murray The Pandora Reading System using Pandora charm bracelets for readings
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Michael Murray Animal Instincts divination of drawn symbol, more features attached to be used for a reading
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Michael Murray Personal Identification Number apparently divining the PIN code of a spectator
Inspired by
  • "Subtle Telephone" in Banachek's "Psychologcial Subtleties 1"
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Michael Murray Consulting the News two words are selected from a book and used to find a word which combines selected ones, prediction
Inspired by
  • Atlas Brookings' book test in "The Real Thing"
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Michael Murray, Stephen Shaw Once Removed deck is divided into three piles, spectator removes a card and its mate, two cards are divined, two different stacks explained
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Michael Murray Thanks & Praise
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