189 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Q&A
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Henri Decremps Tour Extraordinaire Nouvellement Inventé question is written on a piece of paper and the letter burnt, answer appears in a box in another pavilion written in the demanded colors, suddenly spooky phenomenons occur, presented by Van Estin, Impression Device method
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 91
Ben-Zur "Telegraphie ohne Draht" four blank paper pieces rolled up and inserted into fingers of borrowed gloves, four questions asked, fingers cut off and paper removed, questions and answers found on paper pieces, glove restored
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 39
Unknown Das mysteriöse Couvert envelope hangs on stage, answers to questions appear inside, switch on tray, black art
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 172
Henry Hardin The Trance Vision First Method, Q&A
The Art of Magic 344
Yank Hoe The Trance Vision (Second Method) Q&A
The Art of Magic 345
Frederick E. Jones Second Test in Sealed Billet Reading envelope is found by muscle reading, then question is answered
Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 21
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das zweite Gesicht. No. 7, seven words or questions are written down and sealed in seven numbered envelopes
Magische Miniaturen 29
Oswald Rae Clairvoyance (A Method of Answering Sealed Questions, etc., Specially Devised for Close Work with a Small Audience), envelopes on a tray, with medium
Sub Rosa 82
Theodore Annemann The Mindreader's Dream with assistants, mirror bowl
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 32
Theodore Annemann The Sealed Envelope Dodge spectators seal their questions fairly on their seats
Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 21
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Diablo Pellet Reading one question written on billet is burnt and later answered by performer
Mental Bargain Effects 1
Wm. Hewitt The Modern Mindreader several questions put in envelopes
Related to Mental Bargain Effects 2
James G. Thompson Jr. Penetrating Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchief
Related to Mental Bargain Effects 12
Robert Parrish The Ultimate One Man Sealed Message Reading System 1. Collecting the Envelopes
2. Reading the Messages
3. Returning the Card and Envelope
4. Returning the Next to the Last Message
5. Reading the Last Message
You'd be Surprised 22
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mephisto Sealed Billet Reading
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 26
Wm. Hewitt Modern Mind Reading
Related to Greater Magic 884
Burling Hull, Theodore Annemann New Sheet Reading questions in numbered envelopes answered by medium, Q&A
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 491
William Ruesskamp A New Slant on Pellet Reading switch with hat, billets are numbered
Fast Ones 21
James G. Thompson Jr. Embers billet in envelope burnt and divined
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 7) 26
George Armstrong Geomancy of the Gods Q & A with one envelope and sand as a reading tool
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 125
Joseph Dunninger Sealed Mystery sealed message reading system, razor thumb tip
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 133
Elray Glass-Ic sealed message reading technique
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 148
Jerry Sorensen "-and having writ-" sealed message reading, mixed with psychometry and handwriting analysis
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 186
Otis Manning Crystal Clear Q&A, after information is obtained, way that assistant brings them to performer, bottle, in combination with his billet box, see reference
Related to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 67) 274
Robert A. Nelson Psychic Impressions Q&A
My Best 257
Robert A. Nelson A Subtle Touch with the Change Bag
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 18
Robert A. Nelson Nelson's Cigar Change Box billet switching box, similar to Otis Manning's "The OM Billet Switching Box" from Annemann's "Practical Mental Magic"
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 23
Unknown The Jap Handkerchief Box as a switching device for a few billets
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 24
Robert A. Nelson Wrinkles and Subtle Touches
  • named card in pocket
  • do as i do, with mindreading presentation
  • making envelopes see through
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 60
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Psychometry blindfolded performer, psychometry and Q&A
Gems of Mental Magic 29
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Answering of Questions thorough treatise on Q&A
Related to Gems of Mental Magic 107
George B. Anderson "No Questions Written" - A New Concept of Question Answering in the Mental Magic Act on answering questions, psychology
Related to It Must Be Mindreading 5
George B. Anderson "Easy Money" Mindreading matchbook and carbon paper
Variations It Must Be Mindreading 9
George B. Anderson Playing Card Mindreading spectator removes cards which helps performer to categorize his question
It Must Be Mindreading 10
George B. Anderson Palmistry Versus Mindreading playing "Twenty Questions" to get answer, with palm reading
It Must Be Mindreading 13
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 It Must Be Mindreading 15
George B. Anderson Another Sealed Envelope - Which I Call "The Bonded Fifth" in envelopes
Related to It Must Be Mindreading 18
George B. Anderson Alibi Answers for tricky questions, plant and comedy plant questions
It Must Be Mindreading 22
George B. Anderson The Vital Spot - In the Question Act how to end the act
It Must Be Mindreading 28
George B. Anderson The Crystal of the Future (Neither Tried Nor Proven) audience members look into crystal ball and see things, movie projector
It Must Be Mindreading 47
Ormond McGill Secrets of the "Casual" Mentalist on doing a Q&A act, where people know each other
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 6
Ormond McGill The Mindreading Method selling a mindreading show and getting information by the booker, reading an information card under a crystal ball
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 7
Ormond McGill Mentalism Moderne club Q&A act structure, humorous comments
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 9
Ormond McGill Mindreading for School Assemblies the structure of a Q&A act for students
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 12
Ormond McGill Secrets of the "Theatre" Mentalist set up for Q&A before the show, in theatre setting, specifics of the audience in that venue
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 14
Ormond McGill A Theatrical Mindreading Act divination of an ESP sign and start of Q&A act by getting a spectator's full name with just having the initials
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 17
Ormond McGill Answering the Questions examples of answers
Related to Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 21
Ormond McGill Crystal Gazing for Mentalists answering questions with a crystal ball, hearing the answer in the question
Psychic Magic — Vol. 3 10
Bill Simon Psychic Okito Box Okito Box for billet reading or Q&A
Related to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 303) 10
Gene "Phantini" Grant Image-Ray (A Message Reading Idea) with business cards and an envelope, secret reading method
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 3
Gene "Phantini" Grant Remoto unconventional Q&A routine
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 3
Gene "Phantini" Grant A Graphic Impression (A Utility Mental Gimmick) wax impression pad, with radar pencil, two methods
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 19
Tony Corinda Introduction general comments and theory for Q&A
Question and Answer (Readings) 339
Tony Corinda Part One: Dealing with Questions that Are Known
Question and Answer (Readings) 343
Tony Corinda How to Get Information methods from other steps
Question and Answer (Readings) 344
Tony Corinda (1) Alcohol or Chemicals
Question and Answer (Readings) 344
Tony Corinda (2) Light
Related to Question and Answer (Readings) 344
Tony Corinda (3) The Window Envelope
Question and Answer (Readings) 345
Tony Corinda, Eric Mason (4) The Clip Board several versions, Eric Mason's Dubbul
Question and Answer (Readings) 345
Tony Corinda (5) The Record Card gaining multiple information
Question and Answer (Readings) 346
Tony Corinda (6) The Stooge for instance for setting up a one ahead routine
Question and Answer (Readings) 346
Tony Corinda (7) Switching of Envelopes
Question and Answer (Readings) 347
Tony Corinda (8) Planting of Envelopes and Slips answering questions that are planted by performer and are not by an actual audience member
Question and Answer (Readings) 347
Tony Corinda, Maurice Fogel How to Convey Information coding question to reduce length
Question and Answer (Readings) 348
Tony Corinda General Means of Conveying Information Secretly (1) Hand Rollers, Faro Boxes, Slip-Boxes
(2) Pencilled Slate
(3) The Thumbnail
(4) Cigarette Holder
(5) Roller on Microphone
(6) Watchface
(7) Cuff
(8) On a Small Card
(9) Large Card or Blackboard
(10) Written on Glass
Question and Answer (Readings) 348
Tony Corinda Selection of Suitable Questions to Use
Question and Answer (Readings) 349
Tony Corinda Answering Questions Known questions of general and specific interest
Question and Answer (Readings) 350
Tony Corinda Answering Questions From Platform private reader vs. stage reader, how to answer questions with a public, funny answers
Question and Answer (Readings) 351
Tony Corinda Summary Private Reading
Platform Reading
Question and Answer (Readings) 355
Tony Corinda Table of Probabilities - Explanation what people are concerned about
Question and Answer (Readings) 355
Tony Corinda Part Two: Dealing with Questions Unknown
Question and Answer (Readings) 356
Tony Corinda Main Objectives when Cold Reading overview on cold reading
Question and Answer (Readings) 357
Tony Corinda Conclusion
Question and Answer (Readings) 359
Mahendra Answering the Impossible answering impossible questions
More Miracles in Mentalism 28
Robert A. Nelson On Adding Messages on Crystal Ball for Q&A
More Miracles in Mentalism 33
Robert A. Nelson Comedy Relief comedy answers for Q&A questions
Mentalism & Its Presentation 31
Jack Ketch Private Reading No. 2 billet dropped in cigarette box with slit, secret reading
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 370) 308
Don Tanner Answering Questions using a card box
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 53
Paul Marcus The Tehunga's Secret comedy routine, question is answered, answer appears on unknown language on slate and performer translates
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 378) 339
Paul Stadelman Modern Mind Reading with assistant
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 75
Jack Posetary The Fifty Minute Hour Q&A with answers given via spirit writing on slates
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 125
David Hoy Hoy Deploy Q&A using gaffed matchbook to switch and steal billet, two methods
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 42
C. C. Luther Mind Reading DeLuxe billets in box, then burnt, box to switch billets
Entertaining Mental Miracles 4
Jules Lenier Instant Fortune-Teller cold reading and answering one question, using cards
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 26) 127
James G. Thompson Jr. Improved Question Reading envelopes
  • Part Two (shorter test with only three envelopes)
  • Part Three (as a two-person act)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 494
Paul Siegel Fantasy in Flame Q&A, billet burnt with pliers
Doorway to Delusion 25
Charles Cameron Shrieking Skull of Kabbalah one question is answered with Tarot cards and a skull, question written down on business card
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 49) 241
Bascom Jones Astro-Logic! naming Zodiac signs and asking questions
Inspired byVariations The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 63) 312
Nathan Stark One-Man Private Readings q&a for one person, reading of index card in box
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 124) 617
Anthony Raven Powers of the Unknown! billet with question of sitter is burnt and secretly read
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 128) 637
Barrie Richardson From A Mentalist's Notebook ideas on mentalism, Q&A, nail writer
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 10) 265
Al Mann Typhon's Tongs envelopes are gathered and burnt with tongs
Mental-Ettes 20
James F. Herpick Herpick's Tongs tongs to burn envelope
Mental-Ettes 20
Al Mann The Pharaoh's Palm billets are switched on palm of performer, fake palm
Mental-Ettes 23
Jack Bridwell Sealed billet switch in transparent vial, combined with tarot reading
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 147) 732
Chip Cotton Sixty Seconds... into the Past Q&A with one person, Himber Wallet
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 161) 803
Bob Fillman Where? subtlety for Q&A act, pointing to spectators
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 164) 818
Burling Hull Spirits From China Chinese characters appear on slate, performer translates into anything he wants
The Amazing World of Mentalism 92
Burling Hull The Volta Improved Second Sight Question Act verbal and none verbal codes for answering questions, q&a
  • To Speak Exactly the Same Sentence Each Time
  • The Volta Verbal Code
  • Alternative Applications
  • The Volta Verbal Code Table
  • The Exact Qualification of the Question
  • A Memorizing System
  • The Volta System of Silent Fixed Position Codes (The Head Position Code, Hand Position Signal Code, Double-Up Fixed Position Code, Left/Right Hand Codes)
  • Question Classifications
The Amazing World of Mentalism 117
Burling Hull Stage Methods of Reading and Rendering Spectators' Questions
  • The Hold Out (with assistant who collects billets)
  • The Box Entrance Method
  • Switch Basket Method
  • Back of Orchestra Switch
  • Box Collection Method
  • Hull's Brass Burning Bowl Method
  • The Mirror Bowl
  • Switch Bag Methods
  • The Method of Communicating to Performer
  • The Wireless Phone
  • Direct Connection
  • Metal Ball
  • Ball Stand
  • Roller Hand Device
  • Projector Method
  • Blackboard Method
  • Sleeve Transmission Method
  • Glass of Water Transmission Method
  • Faro Method
  • Lead-Off
  • The "Chicago" Metal Ball
  • Simplified Metal Ball: "Eureka" Model
  • Burling Hull's Non-Electrical Method
  • Hull's Deluxe Question Transmitter (table with crystal ball on it)
The Amazing World of Mentalism 133
Burling Hull The Super-Stage Method Mind Reading Act giant buddha statue on stage with assistant in it, wireless connection
The Amazing World of Mentalism 141
Burling Hull Complete Mind Reading Acts and Systems for Club, Banquet and Parlor
  • Burling Hull Sealed Message Reading Pyramid
  • "Mind Devination"
  • Puhl's "Sealed Letter Reading Supreme"
  • "The Unique Question Reading Act"
  • The Stylus and Envelope Method
  • The Hull-Poole Try Reading Method
  • The Envelope Package Reading Idea
  • The Book Reading Device
  • Gysels Envelope Pile Method
  • The Burling Hull Sheet Readings
  • "Reado Method" Sealed Readings
  • "The Famous $25.00 Sealed Letter Test"
  • The Burling Hull Improved Letter Test
  • The Fay Readings
  • Burling Hull's Club Stationary - Crystal Gazing Act
The Amazing World of Mentalism 143
Burling Hull Close Work or Clairvoyant Methods
  • Sealed and Burned
  • Hull Box and Ashes Reading
  • Hull Folded Question Reading
  • Clairvoyant Envelope Reading
  • Hull's Dark Seance Reading Method
  • The Dr. Q. Dark Readings
  • Clairvoyant Writing Table Method
  • Clip Board Method
  • The Cardboard Clipboards
  • The Hull-Pool Universal Sealed Reading Act
The Amazing World of Mentalism 159
Burling Hull The Question Answering Act
The Amazing World of Mentalism 169
Burling Hull Practice Method for Fast Answering
The Amazing World of Mentalism 172
Burling Hull The Exclusive Volta Supper Club Reading
The Amazing World of Mentalism 177
Burling Hull The Master Volta Method for Supper Club Readings with Hull Card, flipped inside out one-handed
The Amazing World of Mentalism 185
Burling Hull The Volta "Lecture" Readings Method
The Amazing World of Mentalism 188
Burling Hull The Volta Table Sealed Question Reading
The Amazing World of Mentalism 189
Burling Hull Pointers and Tips from Experience on Working Tables
  • Handling Hecklers
  • Charity Drives
  • Fees and Gratuities
The Amazing World of Mentalism 199
Burling Hull The Ultra Question Answering Act - With No Questions Written
The Amazing World of Mentalism 205
Al Mann The Sibylline Messages cards in envelopes with questions and messages on it are divined and answered
The Sibylline Messages 1
Al Mann The Flight of the Griffins spectator writes a question and drops it addressed to the performer into the mail box, performer does the same with the answer, the next day they find out it is correct, with Sibylline envelopes
Inspired by
  • Spencer Thornton's "Anytime, Anywhere - For Newspaper Publicity" in "Secrets of Mental Magic"
The Sibylline Messages 9
Al Mann Notes ideas and tips for the Sibylline Envelope
The Sibylline Messages 11
Al Mann The Invisible Agents spectator writes question down with invisible ink
The Photon Shield 11
Al Mann, George B. Anderson Two Words Q&A ploy, giving the impression that no question has been written down by several spectators
Related to The Photon Shield 12
Gene Nielsen, Bascom Jones Psi-Cup '3' question written on paper and hidden under one of three cups, question is answered and paper located
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 194) 968
Al Mann De-Pleated Thoughts several questions on one piece of paper, folded paper is stapled
The Tesseract 19
Al Mann, Mr. Zodiac A Bonus - Through the Threshold spectator writes question on a business card, which is then sealed, question is divined / answered
The Tesseract 21
Gene Nielsen On Answering Personal Questions
  • The Personal Question
  • The Rogers Technique
  • Reflect, Clarify, Empathize
  • To Clarify and Empathize
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 199) 995
Bascom Jones 12 Tips on the Question-Answering Act
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 211) 1055
Christopher Rogers Flim-Flam Man! q&a routine
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 217) 1083
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 20
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions II questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 22
Karrell Fox "That's What You Think!" several billets in clear box, reading
Another Book 146
Karrell Fox Mind-velope billets mixed in envelope, some held back secretly when others are dumped out
Related to Another Book 152
Karroll Priest The Phoenix Effect impression device, wax in envelope
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 234) 1167
Bob Hummer Voodoo Fortune Telling cards with questions on one side and different pictures of zombies on the other side, one question is selected and cards separated several times while checking different features of the zombies, eventually a four digit number is evaluated and leads to the answer of the question in a book, system is explained with playing cards
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 73
Thomas Alan Waters Omnimancy essay on fortunetelling, Q&A, cold reading
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 89
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 1 (Close-Up) q&a for one person
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 174
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 2 (Close-Up) handling variation
Related to
  • C. L. Boarde's "Question and Answer, Variation C" in "Mainly Mental, Vol. One" p.78
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 175
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 3 (Stage) with a bulldog clip
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 177
Thomas Alan Waters No. 3: The Prediction Reading for one person, stock answer index to basic questions
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
The Rev. Dr. Bob. E Second Chance wax impression device, for one-on-one sitting
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 275) 1372
Bob Fillman Cracks in the Mirror folded slips secured with paper clips, question are answered and names divined, inspirational thought written on cards given to spectators
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 286) 1427
Al Mann The Scryer's Podium crystal ball gazing, answering question with the Wocus Lecgacy Billet
The Wocus Legacy 4
Al Mann The Spirit Ink Bottle question billet is put folded in ink bottle, with Wocus Billet

The Wocus Legacy 6
Al Mann Vampire Thoughts with two people
The Wocus Legacy 9
Al Mann The Mneme's Numen spectator writes question down, erases it and notes another, both are divined/answered
The Wocus Legacy 10
Al Mann The Essence of Thought Q&A with one sitter, with envelopes
Inspired by Of Gifts and Talents 1
Al Mann Threshold Three one person reading, knowing what is written on card, spectator gets two envelopes one with his card and one with message from performer, with variation
Inspired by
  • "The Threshold of Miracle" in "Sensational Mentalism, Part II"
Of Gifts and Talents 4
Joseph Dunninger The Act entire setting for the routine including the steals, opening and organizing the billets, the speech
Dunninger's Act 2
Joseph Dunninger The 'Read' answering the questions and the dramaturgy of the routine
Dunninger's Act 5
James S. Harto The Chandra 20th Century Message Reading with question chart for pre-show
Selected Sealed Message Reading Methods 8
Joseph Dunninger Dumb? Yes and No! Method 10 (changing device)
Selected Sealed Message Reading Methods 16
Joseph Dunninger Routine - Modus Operandi of a Crystal Gazing Presentation with assistant
A Simplified Crystal Gazing Speciality 2
Joseph Dunninger A Sensational Test methods for gaining information, with assistants
  • An Unusual Dramatic Interlude (pre-show)
  • Returning Marked Envelopes to Spectators During the Speciality (unopened, flashlight)
  • Another Method (gist written on envelope)
  • Another Ruse (gist on watch)
A Simplified Crystal Gazing Speciality 6
Joseph Dunninger Concluding Advice how to answer questions
A Simplified Crystal Gazing Speciality 7
Joseph Dunninger Psychometric Power! question on billets are answered and billets of specific spectator found without opening them, several variations
Master Billet Tests 4
Joseph Dunninger Spirits? assistant does pocket writing of questions from the sitters
Master Billet Tests 7
Joseph Dunninger A Mystic's Favorite sealed message reading, slit in envelope
Related to
  • Paul Kara's "Karaism", 1926 and Nelson's "Mind Divination"
Master Billet Tests 7
Joseph Dunninger The Good Book Says carbon paper in bible
Master Billet Tests 8
Joseph Dunninger Puzzling? technical variation of "What the Eyes See"
Master Billet Tests 9
Joseph Dunninger A Medium at Work envelope switch for Q&A
Master Billet Tests 9
Joseph Dunninger A Visit to a Billet Medium carbon paper in book
Master Billet Tests 11
Joseph Dunninger The Method of Obtaining (?) Spirit Communication describtion of a spirit message reading with John Slater
Master Billet Tests 12
Thomas Alan Waters Trancescript approach to Q&A
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 493
Al Mann Cagliostro's Message! No. 39, question locked in box is answered
101 Psychic Tests 11
Joseph Ovette Direct Mindreading No. 85, with assistant under table
101 Psychic Tests 24
Unknown The Grande Entrance No. 100, with Nelson changing grocery paper bag
101 Psychic Tests 28
Al Mann Spirit Calling! spirit rings in a reading / seance, morbid
Phantom Voices 18
Robert Cassidy Audience Reading: The Major Effect in Mentalism on the structure, the set-up and the performance of Q&A
The Art of Mentalism 18
Thomas Alan Waters Qwhite question is written on a card and sealed in an envelope, answer given ans message appears on another blank card
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 660
Thomas Alan Waters Mutattle question written on a card is put inside two envelopes and is sealed, performer answers the question and when the envelopes are open, the question is gone and a spirit message is found on the card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 663
Thomas Alan Waters Decivision ten questions in envelopes, blindfolded
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys) 732
Karrell Fox "C.B.S." Question Answering "couldn't be simpler", method to steal some of the billets away
For My Next Trick... 42
Thomas Alan Waters Stuckup question written down on blank tarot card, answered, with handkerchief
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 762
Thomas Alan Waters Coverup question written down on blank tarot card, answered, with handkerchief
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 764
Thomas Alan Waters Encounter question written down in circle on blank tarot card, answered
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 766
Thomas Alan Waters TaroTwo answering question and predicting tarot card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 771
Karrell Fox "E.Z.-est-yet" Mindreading billets mixed in envelope, some held back secretly when others are dumped out
Related to My Latest Book 83
Philip T. Goldstein Diskette reading with layout with coins
Inspired by Fifth 5
Thomas Alan Waters In2ition card is predicted then unknown question answered, first published in "Magick" No. 424, 1989
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Magazine Miscellanea) 446
David P. Abbott, Al Mann, Dr. Louis Schlesinger Schlesinger's Seance annotated reprint from Abbott's "Behind the Scenes with the Mediums", first divination of which billet contains the dead name, then the name is revealed, method for knowing the relation of the names to the spectator
The Quick and the Dead 5
Karl Fulves Mental Lock envelope and billet system for reading, center tear by openly cutting off corners of envelopes
Rigmarole (Issue 2) 17
L. Vosburgh Lyons Dunninger's Secret proposed switch with envelope for Q&A act, accidental tripping
Related to Verbatim (Issue 7) 67
David Harkey, Eric Anderson If Looks Could Kill billet reading system for Q&A
Ah-ha! 75
Paul Alberstat Ideas Galore
  • idea for triple prediction coin routine
  • idea for Living and Dead test
  • Q&A with Jap Box
  • Coin force with folder
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9) 11
William J. Hilliar Stolen Thoughts method guess of mindreading act by Hilliar, accidental tripping
Related toAlso published here
  • The Sphinx, Dec. 1945 (written by Bill Frazee)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 130
C. L. Boarde Character Reading mentalism anecdote about question written in Chinese
Also published here
  • Conjurors' (Oct. 1948)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 357
Karl Fulves On Q&A
Combo II 123
Hector Chadwick Hector Chadwick's Tossed-Out Q&A
The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 187
Dr. Stanley Jaks His Cup of Tea tea leaves reading with wallet, Q&A, magnetic
Related toAlso published here
  • "His Cup of Tea" in "M.U.M" November, 1973
  • "His Cup of Tea" in Ed Mellon's "Mental-Wise"
The Incredible Dr. Jaks 156
Dr. Stanley Jaks Mental Echo longer mental routine, combination of book test and revealing personal information
Inspired by
  • Syl Reilly's "Brain Echo"
Related to
The Incredible Dr. Jaks 180
Dr. Stanley Jaks Simple Single Reading note on business card is divined, card stolen with wax
Also published here
  • "Simple Single Reading" in "Psycho-Gizmo" September, 1951
The Incredible Dr. Jaks 222
Colin McLeod Additional Thoughts spectators write differente pieces of information on a piece of paper, other spectator selects one and information is divined
Inspired by
  • Banachek's "Q&A Pad"
  • Docc Hilford's "Questa"
  • Jeromey Finley's "In the Madhouse"
Divine 116
John Wilson 1.5 Card Q&A spectator removes card from spread and lies on its identity, performer divines card and gives short reading
Inspired by
  • "1 Card Q&A" (Docc Hilford & Leonardo Silverio)
You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume II 29
Paul Vigil, Bascom Jones Astro-Logic cold readings and Q&A
Inspired by The Doors of Deception 216
Markus Beldig, Neal Scryer The Scryer ideas - and my additions applications for "The BBB Peek"
a) dream destination divined
b) spectators divine a place written in an envelope by another spectator
c) Decision Time (divination with a yes/no question)
Inspired by
  • routine in "Black & White" (Neal Scryer)
  • "Effects with Cards", "Flipping Cards" (Little Black Book, Neal Scryer)
The Florida Notes 2019 17