42 entries in Mental Magic / Principles / Index
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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
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
Oswald Rae Selected Smokes cigarettes of different brands are put in a bag, named brands are removed by performer, by touch
Sub Rosa 18
Oswald Rae A Novel Book Test page selected and line chosen by the aid of playing cards, line from page appears on blank card sealed in envelope
Also published here
  • "A Novel Book Test" in "The Sphinx"
Original Magic 53
Eddie Joseph "A Letter from Satan" named card predicted in letter, index
Greater Card Tricks 80
E.E. Hammill Websterian Wizardry prediction of a chosen word from a dictionary
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 168
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
Greer Marechal Jr. Coloss-Index ideas for an index, with bigger billets than usual
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 205) 819
Aage Darling Suprediction add a number sum and selected card are predicted in envelope
I'll Read Your Mind 33
Tony Corinda (7) Another Application of the Touch Reading Envelope several ideas of identifying envelopes by touch, envelope index tip
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 49
Jack Shepherd The Second Seer performer divines two selected card from crystal ball, then thought of card is divined by spectator
Magic of the Mind 46
Don Nielson W.O.W. secret list written "white on white" with empty typewriter
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 2
Ben Christopher Multiple Out Billet Slate four billets
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 30
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
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
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
Jerry Mentzer Wallet Prediction ESP symbol chosen from cards and predicted in wallet, loading wallet and index
Second Lecture 9
Philip T. Goldstein Middle Telepathy ESP card, shape and name are divined
The Blue Book of Mentalism 21
Unknown Cardboard Billet Index
The Blue Book of Mentalism 23
Unknown Matchbox Index
The Blue Book of Mentalism 23
Philip T. Goldstein Your Choice prediction of a number between one and six, interesting presentation
The Red Book of Mentalism 13
Al Mann Thoughts Amock Book Test three books, three words are predicted
The Photon Shield 14
Erik Jan Hanussen Brain-Child prediction of ESP card, initialed envelope
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 220) 1098
Philip T. Goldstein Mister Lucky prediction in envelope, three different-colored chips, two chosen by spectators, Himber wallet
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 220) 1097
Robert Siepielski Bingo 2 winning at a game of bingo
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 229) 1142
Philip T. Goldstein Quindex
The Yellow Book of Mentalism 17
David Himelrick Bio Test! building a pen with a prompter sheet, accessing word index
Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 266) 1328
Gene "Phantini" Grant Star Trick! prediction of a zodiac sign, with chop cup
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 268) 1339
Thomas Alan Waters The Double Routine different routines, based on the same handling, on indexes and pocket writing
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 180
Karl Fulves The King's English predicting a word that starts with y, index
Related to Origins 26
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Tips on Slate Technique having an index on the slate or a writing pad, or programmed into a pocket calculator
Astrology — The Hidden Force 29
James G. Thompson Jr. Jet Thought No. 59, one of five cities predicted in envelope (with index)
Also published here Self-Working Paper Magic 105
Karl Fulves Think of a President No. 60, envelope contains picture of named president
Inspired by Self-Working Paper Magic 107
Tony Bartolotta Thought In Color movie star and color chosen, prediction in envelope in which chosen actor is striked through
Inspired by Rigmarole (Issue 6) 69
Simon Aronson The Cross-Index Index - Charting the Course on card indexes and the cross-index index idea
  • Above Suspicion
  • Cross Indexing Two Variables
  • Charts and Lists
Simply Simon 241
Simon Aronson Signs zodiac sign cards specify one's lucky number, color, symbol..., cross-index index with example effects
Simply Simon 271
Simon Aronson A Long Routine: Three is a Charm three spectators, card, color and symbol selected, position of card and color and symbol written on zodiac chart when spectator's signs are looked up
Simply Simon 298
Simon Aronson Uncharted Territory more ideas for "Signs" and the cross-index index
  • Variants
  • Lists, Grids and Tables
  • Other Formats
  • Conclusion
Simply Simon 302
Stephen Minch The Stele of Khepera paper rubbing of stele with six hieroglyphs, chosen glyph appears in previously empty box (watch box)
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "The Legendary Scroll" of Masklyn ye Mage
The Book of Forgotten Secrets 117
Ben Harris PSI Poker spectator cuts, Hold 'Em hands dealt, outcome predicted
  • Basic Handling
  • Advanced Handling (prediction more specific, index)
PSI Poker 6
Alexander de Cova Der Bibeltest
Seminar-Leviten 1
Jared Kopf The Oneiromancer's Index four nightmares written on blank cards, performer give them to correct spectators with some cold reading, one nightmare predicted
Inspired by Vaticinium ex Eventu 31