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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Joseph Ovette The Oriental Bead Rack Abacus to force a color, two rows
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 10
John A. Novak Calcu-Total! cards with four-digit numbers and dates are added on a calculator, total is divined/predicted
Related toVariations 1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 91) 451
Bob Read Calculator Writing joke, result of a calculation is a hidden message on the calculator, see also page 87 for additional idea by Dr. Brum Antonioli
1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 51
Karl Fulves Speak Up phone number converted to "psychic equivalent" with calculator, this number called and something divined, see also p. 815 for comment by J. Benson
Inspired by June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 748
John A. Novak Incalculable forcing a number with a calculator
Related to 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 116) 578
Unknown Calculator Spelling spelling words with upside down calculator
Related to Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 714
Unknown Calculator Gag "SHELL OIL" spelled out
Dec. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 824
Fredric Kolb ... And the Last Word on perfect calculator model for Novak's Calcu-Total
Inspired by 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 117) 582
L. Vosburgh Lyons Add and Subtract number thing with desk calculator
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 750
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part One longer article on using calculators
  • Forward
  • General Patter Outline
Dec. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 832
Karl Fulves Pocket Calculators intro to some effects
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 749
Al Mann Golden Digits two people with office machines/calculators on stage, numbers called out and added, two numbers thought of and added, prediction on slate
  • First Method
  • Revised Method
Dec. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 832
Karl Fulves You're In The Army upside down number to word gag
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 749
Martin Gardner Strange Bedfellows upside down number to word gag
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 749
Rick Johnsson It's Delete-Ful sum prediction, using calculator ruse, see also p. 815 for comment by Ronald Herman
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 749
Wesley James, Noel Coughlin The James-Coughlin List list of words that can be read as words upside down on a calculator, see also p. 786
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 748
Vic Perry The Last Miracle divination of total from calculator, misplaced buttons
Inspired by 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 114) 567
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part Three more on calculators and addition machines
Feb. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 862
Al Mann Psychic Calculator three chosen numbers put into three calculators, all sums divined
Feb. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 862
Al Mann Adithot Improved sixteen digits in square formation, added, sum predicted
  • The Calculator Version
Inspired by
  • "Adithot" (Swami)
Feb. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 862
John A. Novak Last Man on Earth
Related to 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 123) 612
Karl Fulves Pocket Calculators building small calculators in pads for addition effects
1975 Interlocutor (Issue 2) 4
Mark Weston The Calculator Business message writing with a calculator and multiplication curriosities
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 12) 140
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part Two more on calculators and addition machines
Jan. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 838
Al Mann Alpha And Omega several spectators call out three-digit-numbers, total predicted, using calculator
Jan. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 838
Al Mann The Phantom Digits number multiplied with two other known numbers, total named, performer immediately names original number
Jan. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 838
Al Mann The Five-Digit Phantom number multiplied with two other known numbers, total named, performer immediately names original number
Jan. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 840
Roy Walton Baker Street Re-Visted cards with words on one side and numbers on the other. One card is selected and numbers added on a calculator, when turned over the result is the selected word.
1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 4) 338
Karl Fulves (1) Calculuxe spectators do equation on calculator, final result predicted, transposing memory and equal buttons
1976 Interlocutor (Issue 11) 40
Roy Miller Divine Power number is generated with calculator, it turns out to be the serial number of chosen bill from audience member, with bulldog clip on stick
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 207) 1031
Karl Fulves Calculator Madness calculator as receiver and transmitter, putting it in a microwave
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 20) 75
Karl Fulves Programs watch-size programmable calculators
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 20) 78
David Britland Calculated Mysteries prediction / force with calculator, memory button, Uri Geller anecdote
1978 The Talon (Issue 2) 19
Steve Beam Mathematical Card Trick calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 24
Karl Fulves Luminous Calculator Prediction calculator's numbers leaves prediction impression on luminous paint, only idea
1979 Interlocutor (Issue 37) 146
Stephen Tucker Bessie result on calculator forms a name, name is found on selection
1980 The Talon (Issue 6) 72
Dick Zimmerman The October Man four numbers are written on a pad and added, total appears on calculator held in plastic bag
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 248) 1237
Stephen Tucker Gags?? with calculator, reverse writing, coin travels audible on counter top
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 5) 86
Steve Beam Mathematical Card Trick calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation
Also published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 4
Philip T. Goldstein Mathemusical number arrived at via calculator procedure (subtraction of three digits and its reverse, then cross sum), that number on a list of song is played by calculator
Also published here 1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 279) 1393
Karl Fulves Calculated Capital No. 39, result turned over gives city, gag
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 49
Philip T. Goldstein Mathemusical number arrived at via calculator procedure (subtraction of three digits and its reverse, then cross sum), that number on a list of song is played by calculator
Also published here 1982 12/12 2
Paul Hallas Card in Calculator duplicate
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3) 1006
David Hawkins Human Error gag with programmable calculator that fails to find card
1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 8) 1082
Les Johnson Micro Magic programmable pocket calculator finds card
1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10) 1118
Paul Brignall 50337 calculator force, name of a selected city when number is turned over
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 29) 558
Justin Higham Hello calculator reveals word hello, which is also found on Joker
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 29) 562
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Tips on Slate Technique having an index on the slate or a writing pad, or programmed into a pocket calculator
1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 29
José Carroll The Card-Culator ambitious card, card to number, stop trick, card folded to calculator
Also published here 1983 Effects and Presentations 10
Karl Fulves The Anagrammer how to present the word after the letters have been called out, using calculator upside down to reveal word from a list of eight words
Related to 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 49
Steve Beam Calculator Trick sum prediction, with calculator, automatic shut-off recall
Related to 1984 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 6) 104
Karl Fulves Byte Million number chosen from programmable calculator predicted, posed as problem
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 48) 203
Karl Fulves Do Electrons Think? number typed into calculator and deleted is divined, posed as problem
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 52) 261
Philip T. Goldstein Fifthought three numbers added, total predicted on calculator, then chosen digit of this total divined
Inspired by
  • "Five Thoughts Ahead" (Peter Warlock)
1989 A Phil Goldstein Collection 69
José Carroll The Card-Calculator ambitious card, card to number, stop trick, card folded to calculator
Also published here 1991 52 Lovers — Volume II 47
Max Howard Additiontal Ideas Suggested by Max Howard for Insta-Fax Card Printer, using it with "Calculation Sensation" (Bob King), Out to Lunch combination
1993 The Insta-Fax Card Printer 3
Karl Fulves A Mind for Figures number divination with calculator
1993 Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 24
Steve Beam Mathematical Card Trick calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation
Related toAlso published here 1993 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 79
Jerry Mentzer Switch Calculator calculator with cover as two-way out switching device
1994 Close-Up File 22
Mel Bennett What Happened To Eve? palindrome comes out on calculator, numbers letters correlation
Inspired by
  • "Flip Flop Number Prediction" (D. Altman, MUM, Oct. 1983)
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 7) 84
Mel Bennett Card 37 number force for 37 with calculator
Inspired by
  • "Letter for a Stranger" (Stewart James)
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 8) 88
Unknown Pushbutton Magic No. 43, number on pocket calculator is Six of Hearts when turned upside down
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 84
Karl Fulves Number Magic No. 13, spectator uses the value of a card and another number for calculation with calculator, both numbers divined when total is seen
1995 Easy Magic 17
Karl Fulves Murder by Calculation No. 14, using four suspects on paper cards with phone numbers on their back and calculator, name spelled out on upside-down display
1995 Easy Magic 18
Karl Fulves Snake On A Tape "Unsolved Mysteries"
calculator with paper tape, it comes out straight up and has a snake printed on it, posed as a problem
1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 77
Alex Elmsley Tailpiece revealing a number typed into the calculator of a windows computer
1996 Mouse Magic 51
Karl Fulves None Is A Number "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
row, column or diagonal on calculator layout chosen, those digits typed in and multiplied with another row, then child's age added, final number and child's age divined, credit information
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 125
Karl Fulves Stored Time "Unsolved Mysteries"
calculator shows correct time when turned on, posed as a problem
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 9) 268
Richard Osterlind, John Cornelius Total Knock Out number divination and prediction with gaffed calculator, based on John Cornelius' "Total Recall"
  • Business Seminar Presentation
  • Stage Presentation
1999 Dynamic Mysteries 54
Lewis Jones I've got your number number force with a calculator
Inspired by
  • Michael de Marco, Linking Ring, May 2001
Variations
2002 Ahead of the Pack 242
Neal Thomas Without Numbers bet that performer can change number on calculator to named number without pressing certain keys
Inspired by
  • "Bet A Hundred" (Calculator Tricks)
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 243
Doug Canning, Steve Beam Double Digit Inflation using the Tent Prediction as a two-way out
Inspired by 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 135
Mick Ayres Calculated Risk number is formed with calculator, cards are mixed and match the total, using A Swindle of Sorts
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 138
Jack Avis Houdini's Unfinished Trick prediction with numbers, using DeMarco's pocket calculator force
Inspired by
  • Michael de Marco item in Linking Ring, May 2001
2006 Rara Avis 79
Mel Bennett Easy As Abc calculator option for simplifying task to spectators in division tricks
Inspired by
  • Zangbar Zackleback Problem (Genii, June 1952, Oct. 1958, Ibidem #12-14)
Related to
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 109
Robert E. Neale The Soul in the Machine Do some calculation on calculator, when final result is turned over it reveals a message in English
2008 This Is Not a Book 275
Robert E. Neale High Noon Do some calculation on calculator, final result reveals numbers related to God's creation
2008 This Is Not a Book 281
Karl Fulves Eek problem of creating calculator error without dividing by zero
Related to 2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 370
Karl Fulves Much Ado... zero is the unexpected result after calculation on calculator, gag prediction
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 428
Mel Bennett Nothing Test numbers chosen and put in calculator, divided by numbers chosen from deck of cards, remainder given out in money, it is zero three times
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 435
Karl Fulves Cubic Code three dice, number calculations, "Einstein's Theory"
Related to 2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 486
Roberto Giobbi Pocket-Calculator Magic presentation for old number trick on calculator
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 13) 242
Karl Fulves E Squared bet about producing error on calculator
Related to 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 649
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia One Head triple prediction with rolled up papers in glass, with mental calculator
2014 Lecture Notes 2014 24
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia One Head triple prediction with rolled up papers in glass, with mental calculator
2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 50
Bob Farmer Toxic forcing a number with a calculator
2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 51
Unknown Number Force with calculator or cell phone
2016 21 147
Michael Powers, Keith Randolph Chaos four number cards used to generate four-digit number that is put in calculator, another number is subtracted, final result is nine and the four Nines are shown to be at top of four previously cut-off packets
2019 Tesseract 218
José Carroll The Cardculator ambitious card, card to number, stop trick, card folded to calculator
Also published here 2019 52 Lovers — Through the Looking-Glass 130