31 entries in Cards / Sleights / Force / Without Cards
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Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written on billet and put in envelope, another empty envelope closed, spectator divines selection (via multiple-step equivoque), card travels from deck into this envelope
Also published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 172
Arthur Toskana My Darling card named by spectator, three cards chosen and tabled, then one of those chosen, it is the named selection, trying for verbal King of Hearts force
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 19
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written down, another spectator divines it via equivoque, it vanishes from deck and appears in envelope
Also published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 164
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Verbal Force emphasis on forcing number
Kartenkünste 15
Dai Vernon, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bill Simon, Martin Gardner, Norman Jensen, Bruce Elliott The Ruler force with ruler with name of cards, ruler is balanced on two fingers and fingers brought together until fingers meet, see also p. 981 for ideas by John Hamilton
Variations The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 244) 974
Edward G. Brown The Name of a Card is Written name of cards written on paper, force, different methods
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 191
Edward G. Brown A Card Named by an Assistant to force a card
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 191
George Blake Red or Black Force forcing one of the colors, "for me"
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 714
Roger Smith The Out of Sight Card Miracle "invisible deck" trick with verbal force of selection and ungaffed deck
Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 3
William Goldman Pip-Pip two spectator name a card from invisible deck, cards are found stapled together in real deck, pip secretly shown
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 12) 230
Unknown Joker Force psychological
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 1
Basil Horwitz No Cards Force cards are named by spectator and one is forced
Clue and other Mysteries 9
Brother John Hamman Sealed-Room Mystery thought-of card into sealed envelope, thought of with strange procedure ("opposite suit and opposite sex...")
Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 61
Jerry Sadowitz Addendum to Think of a Card verbal force for Three of Clubs or at least a Three or Club
Profile (Issue 6) 12
Thomas Alan Waters 52 to 36 Choice Limitation
Notes from The Summit 2
James Swain Clue murderer and victim from twelve-card packet divined, thought of with strange procedure ("opposite suit and opposite sex...")
Inspired by Miracles with Cards 7
James Swain Four-Card Equivoque forcing the Queen of Hearts
Miracles with Cards 33
Ellis Stanyon (c) Card Selected by One Person Is Named by Another card tabled and verbally forced (no details) on another spectator with equivoque questions
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 107
Ellis Stanyon Verbal Force of Suit
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 35
Wayne Dobson Invisible named card appears folded in invisible purse frame, one of thirteen, with verbal suit force
Dobson's Choice 3 16
Peter Studebaker The Force That Is No Force forcing a color, red or black
Diplopia 12
Barrie Richardson Derren Brown - Does "The Best Card Trick" of the Year with description of performance of verbal force
Curtain Call 233
Fraser Parker The Trip Psychologically using scripting to limit audiences' choice down to three cards, while apparently giving them a free choice of all the cards to think of
Cog 31
Jim Steinmeyer Equivoque: The Cardless Cantico verbal force of Nine of Clubs
Ensuing Impuzzibilities 8
Joseph Barry Number Card Limitation verbal ploy
Reverie 14
Tyler Wilson, Paul Cummins, Bill Herz Verbal Force of Four of Diamonds
Inspired byAlso published here The EH Team 20
So Sato So-Lution 1
  • Phase 1: Selecting a Number
  • Phase 2: Forcing One of twelve Court Cards
  • Phase 3: Production of the Card (Climax)
The Secrets of So Sato 62
Roberto Giobbi Verbal Range Force getting spectator to name high card
Standup Card Magic 202
Tyler Wilson, Paul Cummins, Bill Herz Verbal Force of Four of Diamonds, see reference for credits
Also published here Rocky Mountain Session 12
Asi Wind Verbal Suit Force
Repertoire 145
Helder Guimarães The Only Path "A Matter of Control"
spectator makes up cards in several stages and with help of message cards in envelopes, it's predicted
Inspired by Secret Language — Volume 1 372