899 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Prediction / Miscellaneous
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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
1784 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
1785 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
Oct. 1897 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)
1902 Moderne Magie 174
Hänsel Kastner Die drei mystischen Zahlen one of three numbers thought-of and predicted or divined, index with three predictions
Jan. 1903 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
1926 Magische Miniaturen 39
Theodore Annemann A Prophecy of the Koran multiple prediction on business cards, sealed in envelope
1931 The Book Without A Name 58
Theodore Annemann The Act longer routine of The Master Mind, several times cards are predicted on billets
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 17
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writing
Related to 1937 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
1938 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
1939 Scots Magic 5
Tom Sellers The Winner name of racehorses in envelopes, one is predicted
1939 Scots Magic 22
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters
1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Eddie Joseph Predicting the Spots die placed in match box and rattled, number predicted
1941 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 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
George Armstrong What's On Your Mind? word from a book is predicted on a billet
1942 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
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 135
E.E. Hammill Websterian Wizardry prediction of a chosen word from a dictionary
1943 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 1943 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 1943 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
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 240
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope
1944 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)
Aug. 1944 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
1945 My Best 326
Bruce Elliott Change! Thought! Coincidence! card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted on three different colored cardboards
1945 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 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 44
William Larsen Subtle Prediction Idea prediction in envelope, held by assistant
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 49
Steve Eskow The Card Slates business card with prediction appears between two playing cards
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 76) 309
C. L. Boarde Prepositions word and position is predicted in a newspaper, spectator can chose publishing date
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 84) 342
Jerry Sorensen No Swami in envelope, slit
Variations 1945 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
Dec. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 172
Ronald B. Edwards Box Fight Prediction with bill tube
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 456
Edw. C. Jochens One, Two, Three prediction of one out of three, in envelope
1946 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 1947 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
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 15
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Baseball Prophecy baseball game result is predicted, carbon envelope
1947 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
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 57
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Spirit multiple prediction on a record
Related to 1947 Gems of Mental Magic 74
George B. Anderson Words and Music prediction of a selected music record
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 19
Howard A. Adams Cheap Look into the Future flap
1948 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
1949 It Must Be Mindreading 29
George B. Anderson The Ultimate Prediction - A "No Smudge" Swami prediction in envelope, secret writing method
Related to 1949 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 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 181) 723
Robert Lund A Story Goes With It one of four match boxes is predicted
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 186) 744
Joseph Vyleta Knock Out Prediction prediction of boxing match, wallet and envelopes
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 5
Unknown Mental Prediction three psychological forces, 37
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 31
Felix Korim Publicity Stunt Prediction low tech
Apr. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 4
John Hamilton Loaded prediction of a word in a book
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 201) 804
Bob Somerfeld Threediction triple prediction on blank cards, number, name and city
Related to 1951 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
1951 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
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 221) 884
Bob Somerfeld Whose Hue prediction of two words
Inspired byRelated to 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 225) 900
Stylesmith Predictor tripple prediction, three envelopes on big black board, different colored crayons
Inspired by 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 967
Theodore Annemann My Original Swami Test number and color are predicted on business card in envelope
1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 12
Hamid Sayani Wire-Less recorded prediction, radio
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 254) 1015
Howard A. Adams Prescience prediction of card and sign
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 265) 1058
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
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 274) 1095
Don Tanner Mental Opener brainwave deck with number cards, thought number is reversed
1953 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 1953 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
1954 Minds in Close-Up 19
Jack Yates Who's Fooling Whom? gag prediction printed on a promotion card, people can do for their friends
1954 Minds in Close-Up 22
Milbourne Christopher A Record Prediction chosen record and song are predicted
1954 More One Man Mental Magic 7
Milbourne Christopher Postcard Prophesy chosen postcard is predicted, X on the back
Variations 1954 More One Man Mental Magic 12
Yellowstone Phono Graft phonograph and specific side is chosen, prediction of song
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 39
Gene "Phantini" Grant Psychic Phone Book Test prediction of a selected name
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 11
Gene "Phantini" Grant Delphic Divination prediction on a slip, in envelope
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 14
Gene "Phantini" Grant Projecto prediction in an envelope, carbon
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 16
Gene "Phantini" Grant Shades of Cassandra multiple prediction, billet in envelope
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 17
Ernest W. Brady A Tale of Twenty One Cities prediction of a city
1955 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
1956 Top Secrets of Magic 37
Louis Jaeger Match Book Divination imaginary die is thrown, number revealed with matchbook
Inspired by 1956 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
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 39
Don Tanner Attendance Prediction prediction of amount of people in room, Brain Wave Deck with Numbers
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 200
Unknown An Opening Effect of Mentalism number is predicted, written on a card
1958 The Swami Gimmick 9
Tony Corinda (c) The Carbon Impression Technique for sealed envelopes, also with "No Carbon Required" paper
Related to 1958 The Swami Gimmick 12
Tony Corinda (e) Preparation of the Prediction for window envelopes and other swami predictions
1958 The Swami Gimmick 13
Tony Corinda No. 4. Straight to the Point thought of number or amount of change is predicted
1958 The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 5. A Stage Trick color, city and date are predicted on three numbered cards
1958 The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 6. spectator is selected with ping pong ball, named place is predicted in an envelope
1958 The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 9. A Close up Quickie date of a coin is predicted
1958 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
1958 The Swami Gimmick 20
Tony Corinda No. 12. Time and Space, An Informal Effect imaginary trip
1958 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 1958 The Swami Gimmick 21
Tony Corinda No. 14. The Week Ahead Prediction window envelope in second envelope, sent prediction
1958 The Swami Gimmick 21
Tony Corinda No. 15. Another Publicity Stunt sent prediction of the name of an audience member
1958 The Swami Gimmick 22
Tony Corinda No. 19. The Sex Detector sent prediction of the sex of a baby
1958 The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 21. Topical Effects prediction of sport results
1958 The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 22. A First Class Newspaper Test selected word of a newspaper is predicted
1958 The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 23. Dartboard Prediction prediction of the total score
1958 The Swami Gimmick 24
Tony Corinda No. 24. Matches or Cigarettes prediction of the amount of spectator's cigarettes or matches
1958 The Swami Gimmick 24
Tony Corinda (5) The Swami and the Pencil performer writes a prediction, spectator writes the same
1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda Part One: Introduction on predictions
1958 Predictions 85
Tony Corinda Part Two: Technique several techniques for predictions
1958 Predictions 86
Tony Corinda (1) The Billet Pencil loading a billet in an envelope
Related toVariations 1958 Predictions 86
Dr. Stanley Jaks (2) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope
Related toAlso published here 1958 Predictions 87
Neville Sackville (3) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope
1958 Predictions 88
Tony Corinda (4) The Impromptu Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope
1958 Predictions 88
Unknown (11) The Prediction Chest brief
1958 Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (12) Trickery with Envelopes
1958 Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (a) The Carbon Prediction Envelope
Related to 1958 Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (b) The Nest of Envelopes loading something in the middle envelope
1958 Predictions 99
Tony Corinda Summary of Technique predictions, comments and tips on presentation
1958 Predictions 100
Tony Corinda (1) A Million to One blindfolded spectator pushes a pin through a map, closest city is predicted
Inspired by 1958 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 1958 Predictions 105
Tony Corinda (4) The £75,000 Test prediction of numbers, carbon impression envelope
1958 Predictions 107
Tony Corinda (7) Novel Adaption of the "Card in Balloon" prediction of a number is inside a balloon
1958 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
1958 Predictions 114
Tony Corinda (10) Mind Over Matter prediction pellet is put on any card, which is the same as prediction
1958 Predictions 114
Tony Corinda (11) My Word! spectator writes three numbers for a page, line and position, word in book is predicted
1958 Predictions 115
Tony Corinda (13) The Lottery Routine lottery prediction three numbers are selected and predicted in an envelope, assistant
1958 Predictions 117
Tony Corinda (14) The Prophesy card is selected and predicted in a letter
Variations 1958 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
1958 Predictions 120
Tony Corinda (17) The Matchbox Mystery amount of matches are removed, the reminder is predicted
1958 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
1958 Predictions 121
Tony Corinda (19) X - Marks the Spot prediction of one card, spectator marks one card on the face behind his back
1958 Predictions 122
Dr. Spencer Thornton Mind Over Mind chosen symbol is predicted in a clip, bulldog clip to switch billet
1958 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
1958 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
1958 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
1958 Magic in Miniature 7
Tony Corinda It's a Record music catalogue is torn, and a piece selected, prediction in form of a record
1959 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
1959 Billets 195
Tony Corinda, Robert Harbin Ultra-Modern Mentalism prediction of a word, with tape recorder and assistant
Related to 1959 Book Tests 215
Eric Mason (5) Misdirectional Womentalism card, number and city are predicted with beautiful assistant and bra-trick
1959 Two Person Telepathy 266
Tony Corinda (26) "Yes-No" Slate Gag comedy prediction, yes/no gag
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 298
Prof. R. J. Hofemann Thought Control spectator can manipulate objects on a table, result is predicted
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 16
William P. Miesel A Day at the Races prediction of imaginative horse race
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 11
Tony Corinda Personal Column Advert Stunt prediction in newspaper, anecdote with David Berglas
1960 Publicity Stunts 378
Tony Corinda Registered Letter Prediction
1960 Publicity Stunts 379
Jack Cook Phenomenal Forecast sum prediction, envelope is hanging from stage, switch with chair
1960 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 1960 Magic of the Mind 18
Tom Sellers An Unusual Prediction prediction of a card and a town
1960 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
1960 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 1960 Magic of the Mind 86
Len Belcher Mesmerental chosen design is predicted, several designs on several cards
1960 Magic of the Mind 88
Bert Linnell Colour Easel stand to force a color
1960 Magic of the Mind 109
Fred Crowson Colour Counting Frame frame to force a color, mathematical principle
1960 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 1960 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
1960 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
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 18
Robert A. Nelson The "Impossible" Prediction prediction of anything named, on a piece of paper, two versions
1961 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
1961 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
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 36
Clettis V. Musson Predicto cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted
1961 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
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 54
Howard A. Adams Predictremens two predictions, with stack of coin envelopes and business cards
1961 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 1961 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 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 80
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die unglaubliche Voraussage Jaks Billet Knife, loading a billet in an envelope
Related to 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 103
Jack Yeager Silk-N-Cups six cups with different colored silks, chosen colored silk has a knot
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 20
Don Tanner Prediction card box used for two-way out prediction
1962 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 1962 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 Dec. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
Paul Curry Chapter Eleven: Of Things to Come on predictions
1965 Magician's Magic 193
U. F. Grant Infallible Prediction ping pong ball is placed under one of three cups, different colors, prediction
Variations 1965 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 1965 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 Feb. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 20
Ben Christopher Satan's Seal coins predicted, then date
Variations Apr. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 27
Robert Parrish On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" close-up version
Inspired by Apr. 1966 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
1966 Book of Oopses 4
Chan Canasta Oops 2: Strange distant cities Predict which city reader will think of from a list
1966 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
1966 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
1966 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
1966 Book of Oopses 12
Chan Canasta Oops 6: Writing on the wall Clock trick disguised with random symbols
1966 Book of Oopses 14
Chan Canasta Oops 7: Dear old pals List of five names, reader thinks of one name and is predicted
1966 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
1966 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 1966 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
1966 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
1966 Book of Oopses 24
Chan Canasta Oops 12: Crosses to touch twelve crosses in a rectangle, predict which one the reader will point to
1966 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.
1966 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
1966 Book of Oopses 30
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations 1967 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 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 167
Sydney Bergson Patter for Voodoo text
Inspired by 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 169
Dennis Patten Footnote
1967 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 1967 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
Dec. 1967 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
1967 Between Two Minds 49
James G. Thompson Jr. The "Good Republican" prediction of future president, humorous routine
1967 Between Two Minds 65
Arthur Setterington The First Post cards with sights of London, chosen one is predicted, half forcing stack
1968 The Joe Smith Mysteries 16
Albert Spackman Noted Number prediction of the total of the last four digits of four bills
1969 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 1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 68
Mike Morhman Red Dragon five symbols, chosen one predicted (in an odd way)
Related to Feb. 1969 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 Dec. 1969 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
1969 Entertaining Mental Miracles 8
Tom Waldon Book Magic prediction of word in book, business card is put in book
1969 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
1970 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 July 1970 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
July 1970 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 Dec. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 390
Jack Kent Tillar 7621 prediction is sum of three chosen years
1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 3) 13
Bascom Jones The Tell-Tale Tarot prediction with character reading, tarot cards
1970 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 1970 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
1970 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
1970ca. Successful Magic 5
Pavel The Black Die Prediction five red and one black die, order is predicted
1970ca. Successful Magic 11
Roy Johnson Burst comedy routine, stack of picture and word cards, one is predicted and water appears from card
1971 Second Time Around 6
Roy Johnson, Morty Rudnick The Schmuck Prediction! four way out prediction envelope, "all schmucks choose ..."
1971 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 Feb. 1971 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
1971 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
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 32) 157
Charlie Miller Die-Cast number on rolled die is predicted with matches in matchbook
1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 35) 172
Everett Lyda Precognition! word predicted, using cards and Martin Gardner's "Mathematics Magic and Mystery"
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 39) 193
James G. Thompson Jr. Jet Thought one of five cities predicted in envelope (with index)
VariationsAlso published here Winter 1972 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
Apr. 1972 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 July 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 547
Paul Siegel Chronicle Cognition prediction of a word in a chosen book
1972 Doorway to Delusion 9
Paul Siegel Eleusis Revisited prediction of ESP symbol, with cardboard disk
1972 Doorway to Delusion 23
Paul Siegel Word Plexia word is chosen from book, spectator selects correct prediction out of three
1972 Doorway to Delusion 28
Paul Siegel Trance Image signed prediction in envelope, prediction of named date, name ant telephone number
1972 Doorway to Delusion 30
Glenn Falkenstein The 13th Guest prediction of one of three business cards
Variations 1972 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
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 52) 258
Robert Schwarz Stratagem mis-numbering prediction slips
1972 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
1972 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
1972 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
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 65) 321
George G. Kaplan Surrealism "No" gag prediction, on piece of paper
1972 The Living End 61
Jerry Mentzer "X" Marks the Spot six business cards, spectator choses the one with an X on the back
Also published here 1973 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
1973 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
Jan. 1973 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
Feb. 1973 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
1973 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
1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 75) 371
Sam Dalal I Predict... of a single card, chosen card has an X on small chart
1973 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
1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 89) 442
Barrie Richardson ...678 named three digit number from a bill is found in a wallet, written on a card
Also published here 1974 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
June 1974 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 Summer 1974 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
1974 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 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 94) 467
Bascom Jones Match-Write prediction of change inside cover of book of matches
1974 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
1974 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 96) 478
Roscoe Gaylord Predicta-Color prediction of one out of four colored discs
1974 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 99) 492
Tony Shiels Magic Circle clock trick, with symbols
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 101) 502
David Douglas Flora-Tips tips for Flora-Mental
Inspired by 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 102) 508
Anthony Raven The Eye of the Raven! prediction in envelope, card stolen from deck, magnetic
Variations 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 109) 541
Dick Madden 10-to-1 Shot ten cards, spectator selects one with odd symbol
Variations 1974 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
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 113) 563
Unknown Psychic Six performer names chosen chip from six chips in bag, then all on table and chosen one is predicted
1975 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
Sep. 1975 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 1975 Close Up Cues 13
Cicardi Murder, He Said! cards with different people, prediction, murder theme
1975 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
1975 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
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 129) 641
Lady Valerie Mental Silks prediction of a color, handkerchief with knot
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 132) 657
Cicardi The Phantini Phenomena prediction of three named letters, inside stapled envelope
1975 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 1975 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 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 135) 675
Gene Nielsen The Collector prediction of a chosen brand, brands in envelopes
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 137) 683
David Douglas Predicta-Miracle Book Test - Part Two
Related to 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 137) 685
Sydney Bergson 81-Cent Mystery cards with numbers, one is selected, prediction in form of coins
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 139) 693
Chester "Dr. DeMille" Miller, Gene Nielsen Money in Mind classic, three coins, prediction on business card
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 140) 698
Marvin Miller Credit in Mind prediction of one out of three credit cards
Inspired by 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 141) 702
Vic Perry, Al Koran Envelope Switch prediction of coin in envelope, envelope to switch coin
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 143) 713
Philip T. Goldstein Pre-Duck-Tion prediction of a freely named word in the mouth of a toy duck
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 12
Philip T. Goldstein Geometric Coin prediction of a shape and a coin
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 15
Philip T. Goldstein Elemental one of the four elements is predicted
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 18
Alan Shaxon The Jubilee Medallion number appears on medallion
Related to 1976 Practical Sorcery 21
Alan Shaxon Final Epic shaxon's mental epic board
1976 Practical Sorcery 38
Gene Nielsen Matchless Guile prediction in signed matchbox
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 149) 743
Gene Nielsen Check Mate checkers in bag, spectator choses only checker with different color
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 150) 749
Carl Herron Phenomenon! triple prediction of number, coins and card, presentation idea
1976 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
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 158) 787
Richard Webster Hermetica Tarot card off-beat prediction
1976 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 1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 164) 817
Frederick M. Shields Coincidence prediction with kitchen timer, two timers ring at the same time
1976 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
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 25
Paul Curry Random Harvest spectator finds shuffled face down numbered cards in order and fails at your predicted number
1977 Special Effects 19
Philip T. Goldstein Disposable Color paper ball thrown into audience, color prediction
1977 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
Also published here 1977 The Red Book of Mentalism 9
Philip T. Goldstein, Henry Hardin, William Lindsay Gresham Satan's Nightmare prediction of tarot card and three digit number
Inspired by 1977 The Red Book of Mentalism 10
Philip T. Goldstein Your Choice prediction of a number between one and six, interesting presentation
1977 The Red Book of Mentalism 13
Philip T. Goldstein Vision Version design duplication with stacked picture cards, last one is predicted
Related to 1977 The Red Book of Mentalism 14
Philip T. Goldstein Old Math number the majority of the audience think is predicted and add-a-number prediction
1977 The Green Book of Mentalism 10
Walter B. Gibson, Al Mann Walter's Letter prediction in nest of envelopes, sent to spectator by mail
1977 Break Through 10
Al Mann On the Spot Predictions to end a show, two letters in envelope
1977 The Photon Shield 5
Al Mann Only One Key finger ring is put on a lock, keys put in envelopes and one envelopes selected, envelopes was predicted and key opens lock
1977 The Photon Shield 12
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 Enchantment - A most Fabulous Book Test three books and three envelopes are passed out to three spectators, each one choses a word which was already predicted in the envelope
1977 Classified 9
Al Mann, Joseph Dunninger The Ghost of the Unborn two envelopes, spectator can chose one and a word from a book, word is predicted in envelope, in other envelope is prediction which envelope will be chosen
1977 Of Words and Wizards 1
Al Mann The Master of the Word with two words from two books, prediction
1977 Of Words and Wizards 4
Al Mann Fifth Row Center Aisle divination of a word and prediction of position on page, several books
1977 Of Words and Wizards 9
Al Mann The Shades of Thought freely chosen chapter is predicted
1977 Of Words and Wizards 11
Al Mann At the Blackboard prediction of three chosen words from three books
1977 Of Words and Wizards 16
Al Mann The Book Mark two books with bookmarks, spectator chose a word and find that bookmarks are envelopes with predictions of the chosen words
1977 Of Words and Wizards 18
Danton Voodoo Doll voodoo doll in box, body part is pierced by spectator, five pellets are contacted with lighter and four disappear in a flame, written on the fifth is the selected body part
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 171) 851
Marvin Miller Target prediction in form of circle on business card, card is pinned by spectator exactly through circle
Variations 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 174) 868
Jack Bridwell Target 2 Target with drawn Voodoo doll
Inspired by 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 176) 878
Raymond Hafler Money Mental prediction of a bill, several bills from performer, serial number written on business card
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 177) 881
Roy Miller Die-A-Bolic! number, color of a die and a card are predicted in bulldog clip
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 177) 883
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Stuck! two numbered envelopes, change as prediction matches change from spectator
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 180) 898
Chip Cotton Psi-blot prediction of numbered cardboard, every one with different ink-blot
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 181) 902
Philip T. Goldstein, Jeff Busby Cued Reading cards with different colors are arranged, prediction of positions, in envelopes
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 182) 909
Marcello Truzzi Heads-Up coins are dropped and all heads-up coins eliminated until one remains, prediction of date
Variations 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 184) 918
Philip T. Goldstein Odd Man Out! seven poker chips, two have an X on one side, spectator selects three and performer predicts how many marked chips are among them
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 185) 923