186 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / Open Prediction Theme
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Edward Marlo Open Prediction multiple methods
  • 1st Variation
  • 2nd Variation
The Cardician 152
Bill Simon The Vital Prediction
Sleightly Sensational 26
James Steranko Sudden Thought faced deck method
Steranko on Cards 63
Edward Marlo Blank Card Prediction prediction written on blank card matches ESP card taken from spread
  • Method No. 1
  • Method No. 2
  • Variation on the above in case a blank card is not available (also for Open Prediction)
  • Method No. 3 (also for Open Prediction)
  • Method No. 4
  • Variation in case repeat is to be done
ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 15
Edward Marlo The Prediction (Open or Closed) "Tenth Effect", card touched face down, it is pushed in center of face-up deck which is then spread
Tilt! 17
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction sticky double facer
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 145
Robert Parrish On the Open Prediction see also p. 270 for reference
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 223
Karl Fulves Note
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2) 230
Edward Marlo Marlo Handles the Open Prediction comments and conditions, followed by "10 Variations, 15 Methods"
Hierophant (Issue 1) 1
Edward Marlo Marlo's Repeat Open Prediction three phases with Stik-Tack
  • Method 1
  • Method 2 (inspired by Parrish reference)
  • Method 3
Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 1) 3
Edward Marlo When Stuck Without the Stik-Tack
  • Method 4
  • Method 5
  • Method 6
Related to Hierophant (Issue 1) 6
Edward Marlo Second Repeat Version Stik-Tak
  • Method 7
Hierophant (Issue 1) 7
Edward Marlo Method Eight double facer, Stik-Tak
Hierophant (Issue 1) 10
Edward Marlo Open Prediction (Automatic Jog) Method 9
Variations Hierophant (Issue 1) 10
Edward Marlo The Spectator's Prediction spectator makes prediction
  • Method 10
Related toVariations Hierophant (Issue 1) 12
Edward Marlo The Joker's Prediction cards in numerical order, face-down card turns out to be Joker
  • Method 11
Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 1) 13
Edward Marlo Open Prediction (Deal Thorough) with five variations
  • Method 12
Hierophant (Issue 1) 14
Jon Racherbaumer First Variation of Method 12
Hierophant (Issue 1) 15
Edward Marlo Open Prediction (Switch Method)
  • Method 13
Hierophant (Issue 1) 19
Edward Marlo, Millard Lichter Latest Spectator's Open Prediction memorized deck, psychological force with divination out
  • Method 14
Related to Hierophant (Issue 1) 20
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley The Unwritten Prediction card dealt face down is only odd-backed card in deck
  • Method 15
Hierophant (Issue 1) 21
Edward Marlo Marlo's Original Solution to the Open Prediction psychological force
Hierophant (Issue 1) 23
Gene Nielsen S S Open Prediction
Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 2) 93
Karl Fulves The Closed Prediction spectator removes card from sixteen-card packet, performer faro shuffles and finds mate
Epilogue (Issue 8) 63
Fred Lessor Open & Shut Prediction
Epilogue (Issue 10) 79
Edward Marlo another open prediction
Hierophant (Issue 3) 160
Edward Marlo Marlo's Phantom Deck red-blue rough-smooth deck
  • First Effect: spectator stops at only odd-backed card, Open Prediction with backs
  • Second Effect: thought of card has odd back
  • Third Effect: touched card has odd back
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 43
David Solomon Doubly Open gaffed
Variations Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 80
Jerry K. Hartman Predictable Prediction Various ways of doing Open Prediction
Means & Ends 55
Gene Nielsen Open Prediction prediction written on paper
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 105) 523
Harry Lorayne The Lorayne Force Open Prediction
Afterthoughts 80
Marvin Johnson Re-Opened Prediction two methods
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 866
Rick Johnsson Ten-Boy-Curry using the IBGTH Switch
Practical Impossibilities 45
Paul Curry The Open Prediction with gimmick
Variations Special Effects 44
Karl Fulves Intro credit information on Stewart James' "51 Faces North"
51 Faces North 1
Karl Fulves L.S. Gee
Related to 51 Faces North 3
Karl Fulves Dreamspeak
51 Faces North 5
Karl Fulves D'Joan
51 Faces North 5
Karl Fulves Think Blue done with deck face up during dealing
51 Faces North 6
Karl Fulves Adding Up
51 Faces North 7
Karl Fulves Moving Middle
51 Faces North 8
Karl Fulves You Missed apparent mistake, open prediction is seen dealt face up, still successful outcome
51 Faces North 11
Karl Fulves A Device, Cloaked joker as open prediction, it changes to the card left face down
51 Faces North 13
Karl Fulves About Faces
51 Faces North 14
Karl Fulves Open Transpo deck in new deck order, reversed card after dealing changes place with joker in pocket
51 Faces North 17
Karl Fulves Field Effect
51 Faces North 19
Karl Fulves Electro Glide glide while the spectator holds the deck
51 Faces North 20
Karl Fulves Under Cover
51 Faces North 21
Karl Fulves Quarter Finals further comments on the "Open Prediction" plot
51 Faces North 24
Karl Fulves Under-the-Hank Open Prediction
51 Faces North 23
Edward Marlo The Re-Opened Prediction
  • 2nd Method
  • 3rd Method
  • 4th Method: The Spectator's Open Prediction (based on Curry's in reference)
  • The Final Method
Inspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 153
Karl Fulves The Closed Prediction spectator removes card from 16-card packet, performer faro shuffles and finds mate
Faro Possibilities 29
David Britland Quasi
The Talon (Issue 3) 30
Jon Racherbaumer The Blue Intruder Strikes Again! spectator choses only blue card in red back, using brainwave deck
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 56
Ken Simmons Open Prediction Re-Opened four methods, using card under mat techniques
Cards — With a Different Touch 34
Gary Ouellet The Curry Open Prediction using the Ouellet Switch
Threshold 23
Stephen Tucker Ajar-Ajar ungaffed deck, different colored back
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 35
Graham Smith Switched card on ribbon spread, switch for open prediction
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11) 210
David Britland Open all Hours open prediction, with odd backed card, repeated and prediction transforms
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 22
Edward Marlo Olram's Open Prediction ungaffed
Related to Marlo without Tears 293
Roger Curzon Deathtrap
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22) 430
Edward Marlo Application to Open Prediction seven approaches, some using the Ribbon Spread Turnover Switch
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 317
Larry Jennings L.J.'s Prophesy
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24) 227
Karl Fulves The Open Prediction No. 7, using cut-deeper force
More Self-Working Card Tricks 9
William P. Miesel Barefaced Commitment prediction written on playing card
Arcane (Issue 13) 183
Dan Garrett Master's Open (Prediction) performer deals
Best of Friends — Volume II 457
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction sticky double facer
Also published here Tricks of Conjuring 10
David Britland Three Times A Lady two spectators deal face up through a deck each, one card face down, they match and also match prediction, Henry Christ Force
Related to Psychomancy 13
Steve Rogers Central Limit forcing a range of numbers, open prediction application
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 1383
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction double facer
Also published here The Cervon File 220
Tom Craven Unclosed Prediction Effect Variation
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 8) 1672
Ken Krenzel Paul Curry's Open Prediction outline of method with card shelf
Close-up Impact! 50
Diabelli Die Gerechtigkeit open prediction with Tarot cards, stopped at card is placed in box
Allerlei Experi-Mentales 19
Steve Beam The Opened Prediction bold and easy open prediction, name written on joker, no-touch force
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 47
Steve Beam The Unopened Prediction prediction card from other deck, two versions, in second version stopped card is odd-backed
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 50
Steve Beam The Closed Prediction card has different colored back
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 52
Steve Beam The Public Prediction odd backed card is placed in deck, spectator stops at it
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 53
John Riggs The Solution
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 54
Alex Elmsley Open Intruder unknown odd-backed card is found with open prediction procedure from face
Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 56
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle The Immortal Card Trick sequence with open prediction, card in the envelope, torn & restored card
Great Tricks Revisited 70
Simon Aronson Two Possibilities with impromptu handling in final comment
Variations Simply Simon 113
R. Paul Wilson Open and Honest
Chaos Theories 13
Paul Cummins Almost Open Prediction
from a shuffled deck in use... Part Two 16
Karl Fulves Intro on coming up with methods
13 Prophets 2
Karl Fulves The Conditions detailed commentary on Stewart James's conditions
13 Prophets 3
Stewart James 51 Face North Conditions reprinted from "Stewart James in Print"
13 Prophets 3
Karl Fulves New Conditions including a method
13 Prophets 7
Karl Fulves Simplex Open meets "51 Faces North" conditions
13 Prophets 10
Karl Fulves Full Disclosure performer deals, Mirage deck
13 Prophets 11
Karl Fulves Red Handed using only red cards and prediction is "red", looks like a joke but is only red-backed card
13 Prophets 12
Karl Fulves Midnight Hour only red card in black packet
13 Prophets 15
Karl Fulves 20 Faces Twice repeat phase
13 Prophets 18
Karl Fulves Open Season with repeat phase
13 Prophets 19
Karl Fulves Silent Partner with stooge, but not the dealing spectator
13 Prophets 21
Karl Fulves Marks The Spot two phase routine, first spectator and performer select same card from ten-card-packet, then open prediction
13 Prophets 22
Karl Fulves Fail Safe card case with "Ultra Mental Deck" sticker
13 Prophets 24
Karl Fulves Benefactor with two cards that turn out to be mates, Riffle Shuffle Control
13 Prophets 25
Karl Fulves Pact Man Penelope's Principle, with Klondike
Related to 13 Prophets 27
Karl Fulves His Card His Number packet cut off and counted, another spectator loses card, card at this number, Penelope's Principle
13 Prophets 28
Karl Fulves Open Invitation comedy, case with "Trick Deck" on it, rainbow deck with all jokers, AS selected
13 Prophets 29
Karl Fulves First Place first spectator cuts near center and remembers card, divined, then open prediction
13 Prophets 30
Karl Fulves Second Site two phases
13 Prophets 31
Karl Fulves The Smaller Open packet thoughts for Open Prediction theme, Anti-Open Prediction
13 Prophets 33
Karl Fulves Undoing The Future card placed in envelope as prediction, open prediction procedure, chosen card is actual card from envelope (involving empty pen to apparently write prediction on card)
Related to 13 Prophets 34
Karl Fulves Pharoh spectator removes a royal flush and puts one of its card back in deck, found again via open prediction procedure, faro placement
13 Prophets 36
Karl Fulves Universal Stranger known odd-backed card placed in deck, open prediction procedure, other card found, odd-backed changed into this one, faro placement
13 Prophets 37
Karl Fulves Open Draw 5-card version, posed as problem
13 Prophets 39
Karl Fulves Trade Off spectator can change his mind after dealing a card face-down and some more face-up
13 Prophets 40
Karl Fulves Department of Corrections red-backed card in blue-backed deck, spectator deals face-up and turns one card face-dwon, it's blue, rest changes to red
Inspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Annemann)
13 Prophets 42
Karl Fulves Seers Roebuck small packet version
13 Prophets 44
Karl Fulves Diminishing Open presentation idea, procedure in steps
13 Prophets 45
Karl Fulves Named Open with named card
13 Prophets 46
Karl Fulves A Game of Hazard increasing suspense during deal, surprise ending
13 Prophets 48
Karl Fulves Open Minded two cards dealt face-down in Ace-Ten of diamonds, those two are exchanged, posed as problem
13 Prophets 49
Karl Fulves Henceforth Map two phases, open prediction with selection, then 51 Faces North variation
13 Prophets 50
Karl Fulves O. Henry Predicts Joker in pocket, new pack order, open prediction deal done, card e.g. between Seven and Nine of Hearts is face-down and now the Joker and Eight of Hearts in pocket
Related to 13 Prophets 52
Karl Fulves K Kards works four times out of five
13 Prophets 54
Karl Fulves Snibbets
13 Prophets 55
Karl Fulves 13th Prophet 203rd Force
13 Prophets 57
Karl Fulves Further Reading
13 Prophets 60
Karl Fulves Open Ended open prediction vs. stop trick
13 Prophets 60
Ken Krenzel Remote Change out-of-hands, double facer
Inspired by Ingenuities 17
Ken Krenzel Open Prediction: A New Angle lap
Ingenuities 21
Karl Fulves Notes On The Date Deck
  • The Last Ten Years
  • Short Cuts
  • Open Dates
Day For Any Date 30
Wesley James WJ's Spectator's Open Prediction spectator makes prediction
Inspired by The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 24
John Morgan Wide Open Prediction instantly repeatable
Inspired by
  • Jon Racherbaumer's "Wide Open Prediction"
L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 70
Christian Scherer Das Orakel von Bern
Karten à la carte 12
Pete Ottaviano, Richard Bartram, Jr. Brainstorm Intruder red/blue double backer, unknown odd-backed card is found with open prediction procedure from face
Inspired by Trephine 100
Bernard Bilis The Open Prediction no trick cards or preparation required
Related to Card College — Volume 3 733
Allan Ackerman Back to Hierophant #1 with named card
Classic Handlings 24
Baltazar Fuentes The Impossible Open Prediction card touched in face-down spread matches open or unknown prediction
I'm Dancing 32
Karl Fulves Smudge Prediction open prediction by predicting smudge on the card's face
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 83
Karl Fulves Open Invitation "Three Trix"
repeat version of Open Prediction, predictions written on backs of previously stopped-at cards, all four cards shown at end
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 110
Tom Craven Unclosed Prediction
Inspired by Card File Two 5
Paul Curry The Open Prediction with gimmick
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 230
Paul Curry A Cur(r)i-ous Prediction spectator turns a card over behind his back which is predicted
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 281
Karl Fulves Seen, Not Seen No. 41, card openly predicted, number up to ten named, repeated before both cards are shown
My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 92
Karl Fulves 3 On A Match "51 Faces North" solution in three phases, packet version of Open Prediction
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 146
David Regal Open from the Bottom
Constant Fooling 1 72
David Regal Roughly Identical gaffed, with four cards
Constant Fooling 2 218
Stewart James 51 Faces North
  • The History
  • The Discovery
  • The Secret
  • Conclusion
Related toVariations Penumbra (Issue 1) 2
Gordon Bean, Jerry K. Hartman Room 51 commentary
Inspired by Penumbra (Issue 2) 18
Jerry K. Hartman Northern Light impossible location followed by 51 Faces North
Inspired by Penumbra (Issue 3) 15
Allan Slaight 51 Paces North
Inspired by Penumbra (Issue 4) 17
Vernon Winiecke Problem Solved 51 Faces North solution
Inspired by
  • Kardyro's Kard Kontrol
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 233
Karl Fulves An Opening two card Open Prediction type trick, card where spectator stops determined by numbers
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 254
Karl Fulves Pokertrik "Problems"
spectator reverses five random cards in deck, performer and spectator take the cards on either side, poker hands, posed as problem
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 257
Steve Beam Easy on the Curry cut and turn over to select card, prediction in form of mate
Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 34
David Ben Window To The Soul
Tricks 49
Jim Steinmeyer An open & Shut prediction
Artificial conclusions 16
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson 26 Faces North known black card put in red half, spectator stops somewhere in red half (Biddle Force), at the odd-backed card
Inspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 3
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson 51 Faces North
Inspired by
  • "A Face in the Dark" (George McBride, Abacus, Dec. 2000)
Related to
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 23
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson S.O.P. "Slightly Open Prediction", with variation
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 59
Wesley James Fair Risk "final", "Spectator's Open Prediction", spectator makes prediction
Inspired by Enchantments 223
Karl Fulves Clear Channel performer and spectator both deal through half the deck and leave one card face-down, both cards divined/predicted
Variations Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 373
Phil Ogden Open Prediction spectator first selects several cards and from them one final card which matches prediction
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 50
Trevor McCombie Hellish Hot Curry cut and turn over to select card, with two predictions in form of mates
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 217
Vanni Bossi V.B.'s Very Open Prediction prediction is not known
Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 29
Arthur Trace Relative Prediction Open prediction changes to match selection, first published in Artwerks (Arthur Trace, 2005)
Inspired by
  • "Closed Open Prediction" (Troy Hooser, DesTROYers, 2001)
It's All Relative 33
Michael Powers Open Prediction 999 prediction named
  • Variations (named card and memorized deck)
Power Plays 49
Michael Powers Numerical Analysis selection ends up at total of cut-off packet after mixing procedure, Penelope
  • Alternate Presentations (An Open Prediction, A Closed Prediction)
Power Plays 106
Justin Higham "Oops" Open Prediction using a form of the Henry Christ Force
Best of Friends — Volume III 354
David Solomon Doubly Open
Inspired by The Wisdom of Solomon 172
Jack Parker Open 21 spectator finds his card again via Open Prediction theme
7-7-7 114
Nick Trost Trost's Open Prediction double facer
Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 153
Gene Maze Stopper spectator inserts top card reversed in deck, another deck is deal in unison with this one and a match occurs at reversed card, with Open Prediction themed variation
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 4) 226
Bill Kalush The Open Ditch
Penumbra (Issue 11) 14
Ken Krenzel Openly Ignored double facer
Relaxed Impossibilities 153
Jon Racherbaumer Wide-Open Prediction with repeat
Ten Card Mysteries Anneman Would Have Loved 50
Steve Beam The Mystery Behind the Mystery anecdote concerning a trick by Raj Madhok
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 108
Ramón Riobóo Separation Anxiety open prediction made, elimination deal with half the deck and discard pile dealt face up
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 245
Tom Stone Prediction Ajar
Maelstrom 65
Steven Hamilton Knee Jerk spectator names card, optional use of double backer
The Magic of Steven Hamilton 44
Tom Gagnon Open Predicament with named card
  • Stand-up Version
Also published here
  • Cyber Sessions, p. 25
Too Hot for the Devil 113
Shane Cobalt Introduction
50 Faces North 1
Shane Cobalt 50 Faces North
  • With A Borrowed Deck
50 Faces North 2
Father Alex Open Prediction Uses DL Muck
Lecture Notes: Hand Mucking 12
Steve Beam, Benjamin Earl Deal Force open prediction bluff procedure, no-touch force
Related to F for Fiction 3
Albert Lucio Low Hanging Fruit Open Prediction type of effect
The Saturday Morning Session 41
Joseph Barry Alternate Handling - Open Prediction
Inspired by Blackpool 2015 Inscrutable Notes 3
Tomas Blomberg One Improbabilty Open Prediction type of effect
Inspired by Blomberg Laboratories 74
Roberto Giobbi Curry Open about announcing the effect
Hidden Agenda (Issue Mar 2) 66
Yves Carbonnier, Stéphane Guekko Open Prediction
Grand Livre de Cartomagie 258
Tom Gagnon Umpteenth Open Prediction using Gagnon Spread Control
Inspired by Gagnon Unfiltered 82
Michael Powers Open Mate Prediction card at named position matches prediction card
Inspired by
  • Tom Craven trick in Card Corner, Linking Ring, Feb. 2010
Tesseract 51
Michael Powers Open Prediction 999 card that is dealt face down is signed on back by spectator
Also published here
  • Close-Up Variety Pack II, 1996 lecture notes
  • Linking Ring Parade, April 2015
Tesseract 121