78 entries in Mental Magic / Principles / One Ahead
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Reading Blindfold one-ahead bluff, blindfolded assistant divines names on cards
1890 More Magic 250
Theodore Annemann Telepathy Plus written question and name are divined ends with a picture duplication
Related to 1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 13
Theodore Annemann Pencil Reading method and two routines, divination of a calculation and spectator and performer always write the same number down
Related to 1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 23
Wm. Hewitt The Modern Mindreader several questions put in envelopes
Related to 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 2
Tom Sellers Novel Telepathy medium divines things in boxes, one ahead
1935 Quick Tricks 18
Wm. Hewitt Modern Mind Reading
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 884
Eddie Joseph Sixth Test describing members from the audience, one ahead
1938 Intuitional Sight 15
Eddie Joseph The Masked Helper blindfolded spectator takes coins one by one, performer divines dates, one ahead, with gag sequence in which spectator holds on to dummy wax hand without knowing
1942 Coin and Money Magic 63
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 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 19
Walter B. Gibson Sooth Sayer with different colored paper instead of numbered slips
Inspired by 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Jerry Sorensen "-and having writ-" sealed message reading, mixed with psychometry and handwriting analysis
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 186
Hen Fetsch Future-Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 135
Stewart Judah Sealed Billet Reading De Luxe card, number and city written on cards which are put in sealed envelopes, all are divined
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 8
Hen Fetsch Future Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors
Related to 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 44
John Hamilton Date? Name? triple prediction
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 392
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Better Than Rabbits spectators initial billets, on which they wrote song and book titles, performer divines all
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 94
Bob Somerfeld Thumb Fun duplication of letters, drawing and figures, with slates
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 7
George B. Anderson Getting the Impression questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Variations 1949 It Must Be Mindreading 15
Bob Somerfeld Supelletive three billet routine, umbrella move
1951 Mind Reader's Digest 15
Ormond McGill A Novel Presentation separating colors, handkerchief & cards, objects and obstacle course with people standing on stage
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 4 10
Stylesmith Predictor tripple prediction, three envelopes on big black board, different colored crayons
Inspired by 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 967
Gene "Phantini" Grant A Miracle Mental Routine messages in envelopes reading routine, drawing duplication as climax, blindfolded
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 1
Tony Corinda (2) One Ahead System applied to blindfolds
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 136
Tony Corinda Three Little Questions
1959 Billets 189
Tony Corinda (6) The Stooge for instance for setting up a one ahead routine
1959 Question and Answer (Readings) 346
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 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 62
Dr. Stanley Jaks Astro-Prediktion triple prediction with with zodiac, birthday and playing card
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 64
James G. Thompson Jr. Blackout Magic classic one ahead routine, with reading in the dark presentation
Inspired by 1967 Between Two Minds 46
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Telastrophy Jr. with tricolor pen, three things written on blank cards, match perfectly with what performer has written
1967 Between Two Minds 58
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 July 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 345
Alan Shaxon Triple Reading three cards in envelopes, color, number and amount of lose change is divined
1970 My Kind of Magic 43
James G. Thompson Jr. Improved Question Reading envelopes
  • Part Two (shorter test with only three envelopes)
  • Part Three (as a two-person act)
Winter 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 494
Dr. Barlow Wagman Private Reader one ahead prediction / divination in a reading, objects from wallet
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 116) 579
Glenn Falkenstein Target '3' with three pieces of cardboard, Mental Epic variation
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 162) 809
Philip T. Goldstein Middle Telepathy ESP card, shape and name are divined
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 21
Philip T. Goldstein Parallax a shape, a letter and a number are correctly duplicated
Also published here 1977 The Red Book of Mentalism 7
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prognosis triple prediction, sheets are labeled A,B & C, third spectator selects a card
Inspired by 1977 Classified 1
Robert Dorian Outdone-Doutdid four spectators select a card with ao design, one thinks of a word, one of a place, one of a number and the fourth selects a card, all are predicted
Inspired by 1977 Classified 5
Al Mann The Master of the Word with two words from two books, prediction
1977 Of Words and Wizards 4
Philip T. Goldstein Parallax! a shape, a letter and a number are correctly duplicated
Also published here 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 173) 861
Philip T. Goldstein Resolution 78 three new year's resolutions are predicted
Also published here 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 193) 961
Al Mann The Sibylline Messages cards in envelopes with questions and messages on it are divined and answered
1977 The Sibylline Messages 1
Philip T. Goldstein Resolution three new year's resolutions are predicted
Also published here 1979 The Yellow Book of Mentalism 20
Unknown Impossible ESP No. 39, six symbols listed, two chosen by throw of die are predicted
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 62
Karl Fulves Names in the News No. 62, two spectators chose picture in newspaper and person therein, both predicted
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 104
Thomas Alan Waters Trinkle birthday and zodiac are written on paper and divined
Inspired by 1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 186
Stephen Tucker Amalgam one ahead with color, number and card, clever construction
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2) 26
Thomas Alan Waters Geometear two objects are written on two pieces of paper, one is selected and the word divined
Related to 1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 184
Johnny Thompson Polish Epic
Inspired by
  • "Mental Epic" (Hen Fetsch)
Related to
  • "Twin Prediction Miracle" (The New Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mentalism, Vo. 2)
Also published here
1981 Polished Polish Prestidigitation 23
Al Mann Gifts Most Rare three spectator get an envelope, they select a word from a book each and the words match with prediction in envelopes, several methods
1982 The Knight's Gambit 8
Joseph Dunninger, Al Mann Psychic Billet Reading several people
1983 Master Billet Tests 3
Joseph Dunninger What the Eyes See
1983 Master Billet Tests 9
Joseph Dunninger Puzzling? technical variation of "What the Eyes See"
1983 Master Billet Tests 9
Edward Marlo Solution To Jaks? number, card and word chosen and one-by-one written on blank cards, all match, two methods
Related to 1984 At The Table 56
Roy Johnson Objective three objects selected via cards with words on them, predicted, one-ahead
1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 5
Al Mann The Naked Thought prediction and mind reading, one ahead with 3 billets
1994 The Naked Thought 1
Al Mann The Quantum Leap with four cards, one ahead routine with the opener move
1994 The Naked Thought 4
Jas Jakutsch The QuinBillet Test" AKA "A Kick to the One-A... Head" five billet routine, picture duplication, ends with Telephone Drama
Related to 1999 Completely Mental - Vol. 2 20
Jas Jakutsch The ATAW (Any Time AnyWhere) Triple Test divination of three thoughts, jotted down on a business card
Inspired by
  • Bruce Bernstein's "Telepathy and Clairvoyance" in "Twenty Effects for the Psychic Entertainer"
1999 Completely Mental - Vol. 1 11
Jas Jakutsch "Lost & Found" AKA "Six in One" billet routine with four phases, twelve people write down a los object and their initials, spectator finds the right billets, without opening it, divines the content of several and a member of the audience does the same too
1999 Completely Mental - Vol. 2 5
Karl Fulves, Joseph Dunninger, Theodore Annemann, Peter Warlock On One-Ahead & Mental Epic comments, quotes and references
Related to 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 173
Unknown Three-Way Match No. 3, two spectators think of a card and the performer, predictions written on slips, one-ahead, without cards
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 4
Chuck Hickok Hickok's Way-Ahead Envelope strategy for predictions in multiple envelopes
2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 128
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Karl Fulves The Words Of Jaks two selections from word cards predicted
Inspired byRelated to 2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 292
Dan Garrett, Mick Ayres, Ken Scott Epic - Marked Down three predictions written with three different-colored markers, letter, two-digit number and two geometric shapes (one in the other)
2005 Epic — Marked Down 1
Sveroni Poker Dream triple prediction (city, amount of money, card) on post-its, names of spectators are noted on the papers
Variations 2006 Variationen 7
Karl Fulves One-Ahead Systems
  • As a Revelation
  • As a Prediction
  • Mental Epic
  • No-Gaff Epic
Related to 2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 537
Karl Fulves Las Vegas Nite number of poker chips, thrown dice number and card predicted
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 541
Christoph Borer Heinrich Favrod three billet prediction, with different colored pens, story presentation
Also published here 2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 15
Oliver Meech Google Guessing Performer memorises the top result for different search words on Google
2010 Plot Twists 58
Barrie Richardson Memories of the Sun and Moon two persons reading with Osmosis Envelope
2011 Curtain Call 189
James Biss Password Projected one-ahead divination
2012 Seventeen Secrets 39
Colin McLeod Truly Epic triple prediction, amount of sceptics, people who had a paranormal experience and a word formed by the audience
2014 Divine 26
Dr. Stanley Jaks Astro-Prediction triple prediction with with zodiac, birthday and playing card
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 97
Andy (The Jerx) Limitless Ahead One Ahead type of routine, spectator is apparently given heightened senses (hearing, smell etc.), able to guess what magician did
2016 The Jerx 69
Robert Cassidy, Alexander de Cova Bob Cassidy's Billet Test
Inspired by
  • "The Three Envelope Test" (Bob Cassidy, The Art of Mentalism Vol. 2)
2017 Ultimate Chair Routine 62
Johnny Thompson Polish Epic
Also published here 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 163
Christoph Borer Heinrich Favrod three billet prediction, with different colored pens, story presentation
Also published here 2018 Mentale Notizen 59