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Henri Decremps Sur un Vers Latin qu'on Peut Retourner de Plus de Trois Millions de Manieres, on Fait une Opération par laquelle il Semble qu'il Est Possible de Prévoir ou de Contraindre la Pensée d'autrui. "Autre Opération Mystérieuse Sur Deux Cents Mots, Dont les définitions réunies forment un logogryphe très - scientifique." (title continued)
box with latin words, words are arranged and order is divined as well as one word is predicted, with other word with bigger choice is divined with an optical box, multiple out prediction, Van Estin anecdote
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 104
Henri Decremps Tour des trois Bijoux rendu plus simple & plus merveilleux. three objects (jewelry, watch, cigarette case) are selected by three people and all get some playing cards which are added after some rules, performer divines who has which object
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 235
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Magisches Fin de siècle one of six colors, coin, domino brick and playing card are chosen, all things predicted in envelope, mix of forces and indexes
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 50
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XVIII. Prädestination (Vorherbestimmung)
1. Die Karten (prediction of chosen pile, cards can be divined, Koran type)
2. Die Blumen (name of chosen flower appears on paper in sealed envelope, half forcing deck)
Moderne Magie 174
Hänsel Kastner Die drei mystischen Zahlen one of three numbers thought-of and predicted or divined, index with three predictions
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 14
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das Geheimnis der Uhr. No. 11, pocket watch placed under silk, contains prediction of name, selected card and total of numbers
Magische Miniaturen 39
Oswald Rae Original Sealed Billet Reading with five billets, two ahead
Between Ourselves 79
Theodore Annemann A Prophecy of the Koran multiple prediction on business cards, sealed in envelope
The Book Without A Name 58
Theodore Annemann The Act longer routine of The Master Mind, several times cards are predicted on billets
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 17
James T. Deacy Just an Echo method to double write secretly on a prediction in envelope, confabulation
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 185
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writing
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 249
William Larsen Boutonniere four packets of garden seeds, one is selected and some seeds poured in hand, they vanish and written on the palm is the name of the flower, as a climax the flower appears
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 2) 2
Tom Sellers The Spirit Guide thought of number vanishes from a card, this number was predicted as well
Scots Magic 5
Tom Sellers The Winner name of racehorses in envelopes, one is predicted
Scots Magic 22
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters
The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 1. number and color predicted in ball of wool
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 601
Eddie Joseph Predicting the Spots die placed in match box and rattled, number predicted
How Gamblers Win 20
Theodore Annemann Forecast three people think of a word, medium writes them on separate papers, numbers them and throws them in a hat, clever one ahead routine
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 19
Walter B. Gibson Sooth Sayer with different colored paper instead of numbered slips
Inspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
George Armstrong What's On Your Mind? word from a book is predicted on a billet
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
Hen Fetsch Future-Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 135
E.E. Hammill Websterian Wizardry prediction of a chosen word from a dictionary
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 168
E.E. Hammill, Frank N. Dodd, John Scarne Cleromantic Chicanery page of newspaper is crumbled and page number is the prediction, three dice are stacked and the hidden numbers added
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 184
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they match
Also published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 13
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott Gold Seal Mystery coins, objects and colors are chosen and predicted, in an envelope and the coin in a box and inside wool
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 240
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 248
Jean Hugard, Herbert Hood Dice Production and Tricks 1. Production of a dice (with a handkerchief)
2. A mind reading trick (with a handkerchief)
3. Dipping into the future (prediction on a business card, by Herbert Hood)
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 3) 64
Grady S. Nicholson Thought Projection Test named city in envelope, multiple out
My Best 326
Bruce Elliott Change! Thought! Coincidence! card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted on three different colored cardboards
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 38
Hen Fetsch Future Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors
Related to Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 44
William Larsen Subtle Prediction Idea prediction in envelope, held by assistant
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 49
Steve Eskow The Card Slates business card with prediction appears between two playing cards
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 76) 309
C. L. Boarde Prepositions word and position is predicted in a newspaper, spectator can chose publishing date
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 84) 342
Jerry Sorensen No Swami in envelope, slit
Variations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 93) 377
Milbourne Christopher The Name Appears names of presidents on slips of paper, put in performer's pocket, one chosen and burnt, ashes rubbed on cigarette, name appears
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 172
John Hamilton Date? Name? triple prediction
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 392
Unknown The Yogi's Prediction prediction, kind of confabulation, carbon envelope
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 209
Ronald B. Edwards Box Fight Prediction with bill tube
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 456
Edw. C. Jochens One, Two, Three prediction of one out of three, in envelope
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 33
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley It's A Small World spectator marks any place on a globe, prediction, envelope switch behind chair
Variations Gems of Mental Magic 9
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Projection six spectators write something on a blackboard, everything was predicted in an envelope
Gems of Mental Magic 15
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Baseball Prophecy baseball game result is predicted, carbon envelope
Gems of Mental Magic 35
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley As Far as You Like performer predicts list of words correctly, words are completly free selected, carbon envelope
Gems of Mental Magic 57
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Spirit multiple prediction on a record
Related to Gems of Mental Magic 74
George B. Anderson Words and Music prediction of a selected music record
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 19
Howard A. Adams Cheap Look into the Future flap
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 149) 600
George B. Anderson The "Truth or Consequences" Prediction comedy routine, prediction what spectator A does to spectator B, and performer knows their names
It Must Be Mindreading 29
George B. Anderson The Ultimate Prediction - A "No Smudge" Swami prediction in envelope, secret writing method
Related to It Must Be Mindreading 44
U. F. Grant Lady Luck multiple prediction, coins heads and tales, sum of thrown dice and selected card, tossed out deck
Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 181) 723
Robert Lund A Story Goes With It one of four match boxes is predicted
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 186) 744
Joseph Vyleta Knock Out Prediction prediction of boxing match, wallet and envelopes
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 5
Unknown Mental Prediction three psychological forces, 37
Over the Coffee Cups 31
Felix Korim Publicity Stunt Prediction low tech
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 4
John Hamilton Loaded prediction of a word in a book
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 201) 804
Bob Somerfeld Threediction triple prediction on blank cards, number, name and city
Related to Mind Reader's Digest 9
Bob Somerfeld, Ted Messenger That's the Spirit name is predicted and writing appears
Inspired by
  • Ted Messenger's "Fourth Dimensional Enterprise" in "Coven"
Variations
Mind Reader's Digest 12
Cy Endfield Jack in the Box triple prediction, selected color, number on penny and card on top of the deck
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 221) 884
Bob Somerfeld Whose Hue prediction of two words
Inspired byRelated to The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 225) 900
Stylesmith Predictor tripple prediction, three envelopes on big black board, different colored crayons
Inspired by The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 967
Theodore Annemann My Original Swami Test number and color are predicted on business card in envelope
Annemann's Buried Treasures 12
Hamid Sayani Wire-Less recorded prediction, radio
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 254) 1015
Howard A. Adams Prescience prediction of card and sign
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 265) 1058
Nelson A. Demers Animal, Vegetable and Mineral three big sheets with animals, vegetables and objects, predictions on billets in hat
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 9
Walter Essman S.R.S. prediction of two selected words, forcing device, paper with hole is moved on longer paper with words written on it
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 274) 1095
Don Tanner Mental Opener brainwave deck with number cards, thought number is reversed
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 291) 1164
Bruce Elliott The Die is Cast invisible die is thrown and outcome predicted with a matchbox, see p. 1185 for additional ideas by Frank Huck
Variations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 292) 1166
Jack Yates Merchant Mentalist cards with objects written on it are arranged in a circle, prediction of selection
Minds in Close-Up 19
Jack Yates Who's Fooling Whom? gag prediction printed on a promotion card, people can do for their friends
Minds in Close-Up 22
Milbourne Christopher A Record Prediction chosen record and song are predicted
More One Man Mental Magic 7
Milbourne Christopher Postcard Prophesy chosen postcard is predicted, X on the back
Variations More One Man Mental Magic 12
Yellowstone Phono Graft phonograph and specific side is chosen, prediction of song
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 39
Gene "Phantini" Grant Psychic Phone Book Test prediction of a selected name
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 11
Gene "Phantini" Grant Delphic Divination prediction on a slip, in envelope
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 14
Gene "Phantini" Grant Projecto prediction in an envelope, carbon
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 16
Gene "Phantini" Grant Shades of Cassandra multiple prediction, billet in envelope
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 17
Ernest W. Brady A Tale of Twenty One Cities prediction of a city
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 333) 142
James G. Thompson Jr. Two Minds Get Together several things written on business cards are divined by performer, living and dead test
Top Secrets of Magic 37
Louis Jaeger Match Book Divination imaginary die is thrown, number revealed with matchbook
Inspired by The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 341-2) 177
Tot O'Regan Super Ultra Perception cards placed on slate-disc, prediction of selection, with plastic Houlette
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 39
Don Tanner Attendance Prediction prediction of amount of people in room, Brain Wave Deck with Numbers
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 200
Unknown An Opening Effect of Mentalism number is predicted, written on a card
The Swami Gimmick 9
Tony Corinda (c) The Carbon Impression Technique for sealed envelopes, also with "No Carbon Required" paper
Related to The Swami Gimmick 12
Tony Corinda (e) Preparation of the Prediction for window envelopes and other swami predictions
The Swami Gimmick 13
Tony Corinda No. 4. Straight to the Point thought of number or amount of change is predicted
The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 5. A Stage Trick color, city and date are predicted on three numbered cards
The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 6. spectator is selected with ping pong ball, named place is predicted in an envelope
The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 9. A Close up Quickie date of a coin is predicted
The Swami Gimmick 19
Unknown No. 11. A Mediumistic Effect message from a dead person
Related to
  • Joseph Rinn's " Searchlight of Psychical Research", 1954
The Swami Gimmick 20
Tony Corinda No. 12. Time and Space, An Informal Effect imaginary trip
The Swami Gimmick 20
Tony Corinda, Eric Mason No. 13. The Card in Glass card with prediction put in a glass, hole in glass
Related to The Swami Gimmick 21
Tony Corinda No. 14. The Week Ahead Prediction window envelope in second envelope, sent prediction
The Swami Gimmick 21
Tony Corinda No. 15. Another Publicity Stunt sent prediction of the name of an audience member
The Swami Gimmick 22
Tony Corinda No. 19. The Sex Detector sent prediction of the sex of a baby
The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 21. Topical Effects prediction of sport results
The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 22. A First Class Newspaper Test selected word of a newspaper is predicted
The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 23. Dartboard Prediction prediction of the total score
The Swami Gimmick 24
Tony Corinda No. 24. Matches or Cigarettes prediction of the amount of spectator's cigarettes or matches
The Swami Gimmick 24
Tony Corinda (5) The Swami and the Pencil performer writes a prediction, spectator writes the same
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda Part One: Introduction on predictions
Predictions 85
Tony Corinda Part Two: Technique several techniques for predictions
Predictions 86
Tony Corinda (1) The Billet Pencil loading a billet in an envelope
Related toVariations Predictions 86
Dr. Stanley Jaks (2) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope
Related toAlso published here Predictions 87
Neville Sackville (3) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope
Predictions 88
Tony Corinda (4) The Impromptu Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope
Predictions 88
Unknown (11) The Prediction Chest brief
Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (12) Trickery with Envelopes
Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (a) The Carbon Prediction Envelope
Related to Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (b) The Nest of Envelopes loading something in the middle envelope
Predictions 99
Tony Corinda Summary of Technique predictions, comments and tips on presentation
Predictions 100
Tony Corinda (1) A Million to One blindfolded spectator pushes a pin through a map, closest city is predicted
Inspired by Predictions 101
Tony Corinda, Joseph Dunninger, Maurice Fogel (3) De Profundis a color, number and city are predicted in a clear box attached to a rope, held by spectator
Variations Predictions 105
Tony Corinda (4) The £75,000 Test prediction of numbers, carbon impression envelope
Predictions 107
Tony Corinda (7) Novel Adaption of the "Card in Balloon" prediction of a number is inside a balloon
Predictions 113
Tony Corinda Part Four: Predictions for the Drawing Room introduction
(9) Step One (Swami): No. 4,5,6,7,12,22 and 24 are possible for the drawing room
Predictions 114
Tony Corinda (10) Mind Over Matter prediction pellet is put on any card, which is the same as prediction
Predictions 114
Tony Corinda (11) My Word! spectator writes three numbers for a page, line and position, word in book is predicted
Predictions 115
Tony Corinda (13) The Lottery Routine lottery prediction three numbers are selected and predicted in an envelope, assistant
Predictions 117
Tony Corinda (14) The Prophesy card is selected and predicted in a letter
Variations Predictions 119
Tony Corinda (16) Double-Impact Prediction card is named and a position, the position is written on an envelope and the card is inside
Predictions 120
Tony Corinda (17) The Matchbox Mystery amount of matches are removed, the reminder is predicted
Predictions 121
Tony Corinda (18) The Mystery of the Chest seven keys are numberer by spectators, one key opens the box, in the box is a prediction with the number given to the key that opens the box
Predictions 121
Tony Corinda (19) X - Marks the Spot prediction of one card, spectator marks one card on the face behind his back
Predictions 122
Dr. Spencer Thornton Mind Over Mind chosen symbol is predicted in a clip, bulldog clip to switch billet
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 8
Dr. Spencer Thornton Anytime, Anywhere - For Newspaper Publicity prediction of personal information is written in front of a person, put in an envelope and mailed to the spectator
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 14
Dr. Spencer Thornton Minds In Unison a city and an auto license plate are selected, they match and were predicted too
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 18
Bobby Bernard Original Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Magic Music. brief, chosen tune on paper cannot be burnt
Magic in Miniature 7
Dr. Spencer Thornton Futuramic Headline Prediction prediction mailed
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 16
Tony Corinda It's a Record music catalogue is torn, and a piece selected, prediction in form of a record
Billets 191
Al Koran Inexplicable spectator writes city on a billet and a clipped with a bulldog clip, several more billets are introduced, when touched with a cigarette they vanish, except one on which the same city is noted as on the spectator's billet
Billets 195
Tony Corinda, Robert Harbin Ultra-Modern Mentalism prediction of a word, with tape recorder and assistant
Related to Book Tests 215
Eric Mason (5) Misdirectional Womentalism card, number and city are predicted with beautiful assistant and bra-trick
Two Person Telepathy 266
Tony Corinda (26) "Yes-No" Slate Gag comedy prediction, yes/no gag
Mediumistic Stunts 298
Prof. R. J. Hofemann Thought Control spectator can manipulate objects on a table, result is predicted
More Miracles in Mentalism 16
William P. Miesel A Day at the Races prediction of imaginative horse race
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 11
Tony Corinda Personal Column Advert Stunt prediction in newspaper, anecdote with David Berglas
Publicity Stunts 378
Tony Corinda Registered Letter Prediction
Publicity Stunts 379
Jack Cook Phenomenal Forecast sum prediction, envelope is hanging from stage, switch with chair
Magic of the Mind 16
Dr. Stanley Jaks Mental Flashes triple prediction, huge cards with numbers from 1-3 predictions are written on the back of the cards
VariationsAlso published here Magic of the Mind 18
Tom Sellers An Unusual Prediction prediction of a card and a town
Magic of the Mind 54
Tom Sellers Discs of Diabolo prediction of three digit number, six spectators write a number and paper is put in a box, selected box matches prediction
Magic of the Mind 69
Rupert Gilbert Precognition sixteen designs on a board, number is chosen and selected design has already been predicted
Related to Magic of the Mind 86
Len Belcher Mesmerental chosen design is predicted, several designs on several cards
Magic of the Mind 88
Bert Linnell Colour Easel stand to force a color
Magic of the Mind 109
Fred Crowson Colour Counting Frame frame to force a color, mathematical principle
Magic of the Mind 112
Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prophecies treatise on the one-ahead triple prediction, sheets labeled with A, B & C
  • Part II (replacing force with known data)
  • Part III (on the selection of people, apparently random)
  • Part IV (staging the routine)
  • Part V (staging for Brainwave)
  • Part VI (handling for the Billet Knife)
  • Part VII (handling for Chuck Smith's M-T Pad)
Related toVariations Omar's Prophecies 1
Bill Hendricks Mentalissimus several spectator throw a pair of dice, they each repeat up to twelve times and all the numbers are added, prediction based on probability
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 4
Gerard "Bruno" Bruning Menta Ad prediction is stabbed into album with different advertisements, duplicate of chosen one is found in prediction, svengali book
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 18
John Rice The Direct Prediction triple prediction, different colored pens
Magic of the Mind 12
Ken De Courcy The One-man Full-Vu Prediction triple prediction in envelope, with carbon paper in envelope
Magic of the Mind 17
Robert A. Nelson The "Impossible" Prediction prediction of anything named, on a piece of paper, two versions
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 8
Robert A. Nelson Color Vision Outdone die with different colors placed in box, selected color is predicted, with Nelson Mental Gimic
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 13
Dr. Spencer Thornton Predicted Action prediction of any actions a performer wants to perform in front of the audience
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 36
Clettis V. Musson Predicto cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 45
Gerald Kosky En Rapport Psychic Thought deck with names of famous people, selected name is found on named number and was predicted earlier
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 54
Howard A. Adams Predictremens two predictions, with stack of coin envelopes and business cards
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 362) 276
Dr. Stanley Jaks Gedankenblitze triple prediction, huge cards with numbers from 1-3 predictions are written on the back of the cards
Also published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 62
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks bester Mentaltrick classic one ahead routine, three billets, card selected at last
Related to Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 80
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die unglaubliche Voraussage Jaks Billet Knife, loading a billet in an envelope
Related to Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 103
North Bigbee Registro Prediction prediction by mail, gaffed envelope to insert billet
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 38
Dr. Stanley Jaks Astro-Prediktion triple prediction with with zodiac, birthday and playing card
Also published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 64
Jack Yeager Silk-N-Cups six cups with different colored silks, chosen colored silk has a knot
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 20
Don Tanner Prediction card box used for two-way out prediction
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 51
Edward Marlo Technicolor Prediction spectator turns over one card behind back, reversed card was predicted and has different colored back, several methods
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 64
Stewart James, Don Nielson On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" three colored cigars/cigarettes, three bowls, one of each selected and predicted
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
Paul Curry Chapter Eleven: Of Things to Come on predictions
Magician's Magic 193
U. F. Grant Infallible Prediction ping pong ball is placed under one of three cups, different colors, prediction
Variations The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 394) 405
Karl Fulves Infallible Prediction Variation golf ball placed in one of three cups, prediction in form of a second ball in chosen cup
Inspired byRelated to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 408
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther, Don Nielson On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" using sponge balls
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 20
Ben Christopher Satan's Seal coins predicted, then date
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 27
Robert Parrish On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" close-up version
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 28
Chan Canasta Oops 1: Fifty years of history Numerical force to select a particular card on a grid of twenty cards, based on an important year to the spectator
Book of Oopses 4
Chan Canasta Oops 2: Strange distant cities Predict which city reader will think of from a list
Book of Oopses 6
Chan Canasta Oops 3: Matches and loose change Grid of sixteen cards, spectator chooses cards one by one while eliminating all the cards in the same row/column as the card. Then add up values of the cards, and total is predicted
Book of Oopses 8
Chan Canasta Oops 4: Matches not for burning Some matches placed in three equal groups on the page, moved around according to instructions, predict how many matches in the middle group
Book of Oopses 10
Chan Canasta Oops 5: Pieces of cards Picture of random cut-up cards, reader thinks of one, then it is predicted
Book of Oopses 12
Chan Canasta Oops 6: Writing on the wall Clock trick disguised with random symbols
Book of Oopses 14
Chan Canasta Oops 7: Dear old pals List of five names, reader thinks of one name and is predicted
Book of Oopses 16
Chan Canasta Oops 8: Mystery of undamaged pips Reader chooses one of four cards with holes cut into them, then it is predicted
Book of Oopses 18
Chan Canasta Oops 9: Look out for a number 1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal prediction
Related to Book of Oopses 20
Chan Canasta Oops 10: Making a sentence of nonsense Form a nonsensical sentence from short lists of words e.g. BOB HATES BLUE COW, is predicted
Book of Oopses 22
Chan Canasta Oops 11: Pick a card of fortune Picture with random numbers and suits, spectator pick a number and a suit (e.g. 5 and Spade) and prediction is 5 of Spades
Book of Oopses 24
Chan Canasta Oops 12: Crosses to touch twelve crosses in a rectangle, predict which one the reader will point to
Book of Oopses 26
Chan Canasta Oops 13: Think of a number Think of a number between 49 and 98, both digits even, not the same.
Book of Oopses 28
Chan Canasta Oops 14: Put in a word or two Picture with random alphabets everywhere, reader tries to construct three 6 letter words from them, choose one word, prediction
Book of Oopses 30
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Albert Spackman Voodoo cards with outline of a person and x-marked on different places, spectator choses one of the cards where the person is injured, prediction
Related to The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 167
Sydney Bergson Patter for Voodoo text
Inspired by The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 169
Dennis Patten Footnote
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 168
Frederica Spiritune a tune is selected and predicted with a music box, when the music box is opened, it's found empty
Variations The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 171
Lou Derman Sound Prophecy animal from set of cards predicted with moo sound box, see p. 258 for idea by Jim Snapp
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 145
Ned Rutledge Payola name from telephone book prediction, box with numbers to select name
Between Two Minds 49
James G. Thompson Jr. The "Good Republican" prediction of future president, humorous routine
Between Two Minds 65
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Before the Presses Roll! headline prediction in nest of envelopes, sent by mail
Between Two Minds 69
Ned Rutledge Tomorrow's Newspaper
Between Two Minds 73
Arthur Setterington The First Post cards with sights of London, chosen one is predicted, half forcing stack
The Joe Smith Mysteries 16
"Senator" Clark Crandall Triad-A-Maze
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 99
Albert Spackman Noted Number prediction of the total of the last four digits of four bills
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 61
John Bragoli Transversale prediction of a spun number which was added to an other number, with mini roulette set
Variations The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 68
Mike Morhman Red Dragon five symbols, chosen one predicted (in an odd way)
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 239
Unknown Music Box Prediction cards with songs, one chosen, music box produces this song and then turns out to be empty, "suggested in Great Britain a few years ago"
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 308
Alan Stuart Dictionary Mind Reading prediction of word in book, add-a-number pad
Entertaining Mental Miracles 8
Tom Waldon Book Magic prediction of word in book, business card is put in book
Entertaining Mental Miracles 9
Roy Johnson Mental Card in Wallet - Two Variations on a Theme multiple prediction in wallet, written on playing and visiting cards
(1) Happy Holidays
(2) The "Lucky Box" Prediction
The Roy Johnson Experience 49
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they match, see also p. 348
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 345
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves Colorvision Revisited two color vision sets, three-phase matching routine
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 349
Roy Walton Controlled Fate number, day of the week and color chosen and predicted, see also p. 402 for ideas by Kenn Eastin and Greg Moore
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 390
Jack Kent Tillar 7621 prediction is sum of three chosen years
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 3) 13
Bascom Jones The Tell-Tale Tarot prediction with character reading, tarot cards
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 10) 47
James Auer Mental Masquerade five men on stage, names written down on cards and one selected, same man is selected by other spectator by covering him with a covering sheet
Also published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 38
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny I Predict: You Pock prediction of two cards, one written down and one is spelled to
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 126
Pavel The Ribbon Prediction three ribbons with different colors, selected color is predicted, with a letter file
Successful Magic 5
Pavel The Black Die Prediction five red and one black die, order is predicted
Successful Magic 11
Roy Johnson Burst comedy routine, stack of picture and word cards, one is predicted and water appears from card
Second Time Around 6
Roy Johnson, Morty Rudnick The Schmuck Prediction! four way out prediction envelope, "all schmucks choose ..."
Second Time Around 39
Charles Ostin The King's English spectator writes letter on slate, next spectator adds later and so on until word is formed, this is predicted in typed form, see p. 426 for comment by William Taylor
(spelled "Charles Osten", see p. 637 for correction)
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4) 397
Jesse J. Langston Jr. ESPecially for You prediction of chosen symbol, bulldog clip to switch billet
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 31) 152
William P. Miesel The Devil's Pasteboards prediction of a symbol, elastic bands on poster board to put symbol cards
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 32) 157
Charlie Miller Die-Cast number on rolled die is predicted with matches in matchbook
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 35) 172
Everett Lyda Precognition! word predicted, using cards and Martin Gardner's "Mathematics Magic and Mystery"
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 39) 193
Karl Fulves Someone Like You eight-card packet, spectator tries red-black separation, the score of hits and misses is looked up in an index of possible scores, on the correct score the spectator is described in detail
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 407
Fredric Kolb Club Show Headline Prediction prediction mailed in advance, two envelopes
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 21) 101
James G. Thompson Jr. Jet Thought one of five cities predicted in envelope (with index)
VariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 497
Al Koran Numerology ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by Mike Rogers and Sam Dalal
Related to
  • "Decision Control" (Syd Bergson)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 514
Milton Kort Nielsen's Problem three balls and bowls in different colors, choice of ball and bowl predicted
Inspired byAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 547
Paul Siegel Chronicle Cognition prediction of a word in a chosen book
Doorway to Delusion 9
Paul Siegel Eleusis Revisited prediction of ESP symbol, with cardboard disk
Doorway to Delusion 23
Paul Siegel Word Plexia word is chosen from book, spectator selects correct prediction out of three
Doorway to Delusion 28
Paul Siegel Trance Image signed prediction in envelope, prediction of named date, name ant telephone number
Doorway to Delusion 30
Glenn Falkenstein The 13th Guest prediction of one of three business cards
Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 50) 247
John Henry Grossman, George Morrow Harmony numbers of one to four on a business card, one is crossed out, prediction
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 52) 258
Robert Schwarz Stratagem mis-numbering prediction slips
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 59) 292
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Eye of Alessini prediction of a country, in bull-dog clip, with small globe
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 60) 299
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Any Number, Any Time! number cards from one to twenty, one card face down as prediction
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 64) 318
Cicardi The Mimic Brain prediction of color, city, and number, on one card, spectator's card in envelope
The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 65) 321
George G. Kaplan Surrealism "No" gag prediction, on piece of paper
The Living End 61
V. Robert Allen Four-Thought! four predictions in glass, one by one ending with chosen card
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 56) 277
Jerry Mentzer "X" Marks the Spot six business cards, spectator choses the one with an X on the back
Also published here Close-up Cavalcade 151
Walter Rollins Hillbilly Bills two sets of One, Five, Ten and Twenty dollar bills, performer predicts which one is chosen and spiked with safety pin
Close-up Cavalcade 154
Al Mann Delphic Dominoes featuring envelope with four compartments that can deliver one of twelve predictions, here used with pictures of dominoes
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 590
Robert E. Neale End Game three objects moved according to instructions, outcome predicted
  • History
  • The Children's Game (Rock Paper Scissors)
  • The System
  • A Variation
  • Two Betting Games
  • Addendum
  • The Second Game (with cube/die)
  • The Election Game
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 593
Richard Lyn Crypt-A-Mental pellets with torn pages, selected one matches book on table and selected word on page are predicted, apparently with an idea by Dr. Jaks
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 67) 333
Jack Kent Tillar Shock Waves three sealed envelopes in which are three billets with two-digit numbers, freely named number is found in chosen envelope
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 75) 371
Sam Dalal I Predict... of a single card, chosen card has an X on small chart
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 84) 419
Robert Schwarz Image Builder small subtlety to enhance picture of being a mentalist, when someone is calling
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 89) 442
Nathan Stark The Man from 2001 prediction is on a cassette
Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 81) 401
Barrie Richardson ...678 named three digit number from a bill is found in a wallet, written on a card
Also published here Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Al Mann The Griffin Envelope Switch switching two signed envelopes secretly with stack, used for prediction in which spectator's billet is used as actual prediction
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 741
Robert Parrish Cups & Coins four different coins and cups, spectator drops coin in any cup, under cup is prediction of that coin, bottomless paper cups
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio) 771
Charlie Miller, Al Baker Destiny's Date! five dimes, one is chosen and date predicted on business card
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 92) 459
David Douglas Flora-Mental spectator name numbers which match a price tag, flower is chosen and produced in box from performer, based on a Ned Rutledge idea
Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 94) 467
Bascom Jones Match-Write prediction of change inside cover of book of matches
The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 94) 470
Robert Schwarz 'X' Marks the Spot prediction of a word chosen in newspaper, marked with an x behind back
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 96) 478
Roscoe Gaylord Predicta-Color prediction of one out of four colored discs
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 99) 492
Tony Shiels Magic Circle clock trick, with symbols
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 101) 502
David Douglas Flora-Tips tips for Flora-Mental
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 102) 508
Anthony Raven The Eye of the Raven! prediction in envelope, card stolen from deck, magnetic
Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 109) 541
Dick Madden 10-to-1 Shot ten cards, spectator selects one with odd symbol
Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 112) 559
Dr. Dan J. Alessini, Marvin Berman Neighbors! pile of business cards, spectator places prediction next to his own card
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 113) 563
Vic Perry Eggs-Press for 'Milady' card is selected with a wind-up toy chicken, paper is found in chosen egg with name of spectator and name of card
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 108) 537
Cicardi Three-Card Epic! on three numbered cards, city, color and playing card
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 95) 471
Dr. Barlow Wagman Private Reader one ahead prediction / divination in a reading, objects from wallet
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 116) 579
Nathan Stark Past, Present & Future with roman numbers I, II and III
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 117) 581
John A. Novak Notice to Call a Window prediction in wallet, post office presentation
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 131) 653
Unknown Psychic Six performer names chosen chip from six chips in bag, then all on table and chosen one is predicted
Another Close-up Cavalcade 149
Peter Warlock Gap In The Curtain three predictions on slate are correct
Also published here
  • Mode For Mentalists series, 1940s
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 11) 1047
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four borrowed coins chosen, two chosen cards added, coin and sum predicted in wallet, two methods
Also published here Close Up Cues 13
Cicardi Murder, He Said! cards with different people, prediction, murder theme
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 118) 587
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg, Charlie Miller Fu Manchu's Time Capsule prediction in tube, humidor, thumb tip switch
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 128) 639
Fredric Broder Fortune's Cookies prediction of message from fortune cookies, lot of cookies in a box, several are selected
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 129) 641
Lady Valerie Mental Silks prediction of a color, handkerchief with knot
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 132) 657
Cicardi The Phantini Phenomena prediction of three named letters, inside stapled envelope
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 133) 661
James Auer, Gene Nielsen Mental Masquerade five men on stage, names written down on cards and one selected, same man is selected by other spectator by covering him with a covering sheet
Also published here The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 134) 667
David Douglas Predicta-Miracle Book Test prediction of gist of a chosen sentence in a book, three books
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 135) 675
Gene Nielsen The Collector prediction of a chosen brand, brands in envelopes
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 137) 683
David Douglas Predicta-Miracle Book Test - Part Two
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 137) 685
Sydney Bergson 81-Cent Mystery cards with numbers, one is selected, prediction in form of coins
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 139) 693
Chester "Dr. DeMille" Miller, Gene Nielsen Money in Mind classic, three coins, prediction on business card
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 140) 698
Marvin Miller Credit in Mind prediction of one out of three credit cards
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 141) 702
Vic Perry, Al Koran Envelope Switch prediction of coin in envelope, envelope to switch coin
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 143) 713
Gene Nielsen NuAge Prediction mailed before, Himber wallet
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 131) 651
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle No-Touch Sealed Prediction mailed prediction, color, card, number, and vague headline
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 137) 681
David Calhoun Vegas Fling! dice, roulette and cards, triple prediction
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 136) 679
Philip T. Goldstein Pre-Duck-Tion prediction of a freely named word in the mouth of a toy duck
The Blue Book of Mentalism 12
Philip T. Goldstein Geometric Coin prediction of a shape and a coin
The Blue Book of Mentalism 15
Philip T. Goldstein Elemental one of the four elements is predicted
The Blue Book of Mentalism 18
Alan Shaxon The Jubilee Medallion number appears on medallion
Related to Practical Sorcery 21
Alan Shaxon Final Epic shaxon's mental epic board
Practical Sorcery 38
Gene Nielsen Matchless Guile prediction in signed matchbox
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 149) 743
Gene Nielsen Check Mate checkers in bag, spectator choses only checker with different color
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 150) 749
Carl Herron Phenomenon! triple prediction of number, coins and card, presentation idea
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 151) 753
Erwin Schussel Pandora's Box of the Future prediction of events happening during the show, in locked box, several pieces of paper
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 158) 787
Richard Webster Hermetica Tarot card off-beat prediction
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 158) 789
Nathan Stark Fang Shui Prediction one of about ten cards is selected and predicted, rubber band around packet, simple ambigram prediction for two cards
Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 164) 817
Frederick M. Shields Coincidence prediction with kitchen timer, two timers ring at the same time
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 166) 829
Burling Hull Thought Transference Superb word and number predicted with different-colored pencils, presented as "spectator reads minds", carbon-paper and swami with metal point instead of writing tip
The Amazing World of Mentalism 25
Glenn Falkenstein Target '3' with three pieces of cardboard, Mental Epic variation
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 162) 809
Paul Curry Random Harvest spectator finds shuffled face down numbered cards in order and fails at your predicted number
Special Effects 19
Philip T. Goldstein Disposable Color paper ball thrown into audience, color prediction
The Red Book of Mentalism 8
Philip T. Goldstein The Happy Horoscoper twelve zodiac cards, named zodiac sign is removed, other cards are blank and on the named one "Happy Birthday" appears
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