104 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Think a Card / Mindreader's Dream & Value Dealing
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Bob Hummer Mind Reader's Dream cards dealt according to thought-of card, with Dreambook to transfer number to card
VariationsAlso published here 1952 Mind Reader's Dream 1
Edward Marlo, Bob Hummer Cardician's Dream counting procedure with value of thought of card, etc, see page 196 for credits
Related toVariations 1953 The Cardician 130
Harry Lorayne, Bob Hummer Mental Photography blank deck, spectator thinks of any card and goes through some dealing procedure, thought of card appears, all others blank, card index
Variations 1967 Deck-Sterity 105
Ray Grismer, Bob Hummer Computer Cards cards dealt according to thought-of card, simplified
Inspired byRelated to Dec. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 145
Roy Walton, Bob Hummer Daydream with dealing procedure
Inspired byVariations Feb. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 160
John Hamilton Computer Cards card thought-of, counting procedure with deck by spectator, see also p. 402 for suggestion by Leslie May
Inspired by Aug. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 355
Edward Marlo Faro's Simple Dream counting procedure after thought of card, thirteen-card set-up, simplified "Faro's Dream" (Linking Ring)
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 38
Edward Marlo Stolen Hours
Related to 1971 On the Clock Effect 18
Harry Lorayne The Mind Boggler any card thought of, then a dealing procedure, scratched distant key card
1973 Rim Shots 13
Karl Fulves 5-Card Reader five cards, packet handling of Hummer's "Mindreader's Dream"
Inspired by 1973 Notes From Underground 43
Jack Avis Siva's Nightmare one-way deck
Inspired by 1975 Epilogue (Issue 24) 226
Ray Grismer Computer Mind No. 34
Related to 1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 54
Bob Hummer Mind Reader's Dream cards dealt according to thought-of card, with Dreambook to transfer number to card
VariationsAlso published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 42
Howard Lyons Mind Reader's Dream Variation without Dreambook, calculation method
1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 42
Bob Hummer Mindreader's Dreambook booklet to translate numbers into playing cards
Related to 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 45
Bob Hummer Night Moves
1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 94
Conrad C. Bush Think of a Card - Blank Deck Method counting procedure with double blank cards and dots
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 233
Bob Hummer Das Traum-Buch
Also published here Jan. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3&4) 97
Edward Marlo The Mental Topper spectator counts to value of thought-of card, card located, optionally matching values found, faro, variations
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1966
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 216
Roy Johnson Incredible Dreamer with blank deck
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 Silver Special 90
Edward Marlo Marlo's Mindreader card thought-of and selected, one found by stop trick, other to pocket
Related toVariations 1990 That's It 58
Edward Marlo The Missing Mental Toppers cards transferred according to value of thought-of card, two methods
Inspired by 1990 That's It 60
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - First Effect four spectators count down in a packet to the value of their though-of card, divined from second deck
Inspired byVariations 1990 Cardfixes 190
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Second Effect four slips of paper with predictions, four spectators think of a card of a certain suit and transfer cards from top to bottom according to their value
Variations 1990 Cardfixes 193
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Third Effect like second effect but mates in shirt pocket instead of written predictions
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 195
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Fourth Effect four spectators think of four cards like before, they vanish and are produced from four pockets
1990 Cardfixes 196
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Fifth Effect four thought-of cards from different suits located, spectator's count down their value, shuffle and deck switch
1990 Cardfixes 198
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Sixth Effect
Inspired by
  • "Faro's Dream" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring)
Variations
1990 Cardfixes 199
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Seventh Effect version with two thought-of card, red and black
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 201
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Eighth Effect no set-up
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 201
Edward Marlo Memorized Mentalism four spectators think of cards of different suits, version with memorized deck
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 202
Sam Schwartz Thought Process one of thirteen cards thought of, dealing procedure according to thought-of card (color, value, suit), selection narrowed down by having one key card, see also p. 47
Inspired by
  • "Contemplation" (Interim Report)
Related toVariations
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 2) 21
Sam Schwartz Innermost Thought same trick, using thirteen specific cards to optimize multiple outs, also as phone effect
Inspired by 1993 Rigmarole (Issue 2) 22
Justin Higham Super Clairvoyant spectator thinks of any card, deals twice the value and drops rest on top, after a reverse faro, the performer knows the value and can fish
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 64
James Swain, Edward Marlo Topping the Mental Topper cards freely chosen (or thought of), card and its three mates found, faro
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 107
Peter Duffie Dreaming
1996 With Cards 14
Justin Higham Super Clairvoyant spectator thinks of any card, deals twice the value and drops rest on top, after a reverse faro, the performer knows the value and can fish
VariationsAlso published here Jan. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 1) 2741
Harry Lorayne Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by June 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 6) 2807
Peter Duffie The Dream Machine Divine selection, variation of Mindreader's Dream
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 146
Peter Duffie The Mindreader's Reality
1997 Effortless Card Magic 147
Peter Duffie The Mindreader's Wisdom No prearrangement of cards
1997 Effortless Card Magic 148
Roy Johnson Der unglaubliche Träumer with blank deck
Inspired byAlso published here 1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 1) 17
Justin Higham Clairvoyant Plus
Inspired by 1999 Collected Card Notes 69
Justin Higham Super Clairvoyant Plus
Inspired by 1999 Collected Card Notes 69
Justin Higham Ultimate Clairvoyant
Inspired by 1999 Collected Card Notes 70
Steve Beam Double Down spectator spells suit and deals value of thought of card, card is divined
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 70
Steve Beam Doubling Up on the Double Down spectator spells suit and deals value of thought of card, card is divined
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 72
Jerry Mentzer Revisiting the Dream
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 75
Jerry Mentzer, Al Thatcher Cardician's Dream (Improved)
Inspired by 2000 Card File Two 41
Justin Higham Triple Clairvoyance dressed up presentation
2001 The Simulation of Miracles 14
Justin Higham Simple Clairvoyant Plus red/black set-up
Variations 2001 The Simulation of Miracles 16
Unknown Mind Probe No. 86
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 128
Peps Zoller Above Suspicion card thought of, spectator deal deck into two piles twice, then deals card according to value of his card, blank cards used
Inspired by
  • "Above Suspicion" (Jack Yates)
2001 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 3-5) 98
Wayne Dobson Imagine thought-of card is only card with face in double-blank deck, using blank-backed cards
Inspired by
  • "Mind Ray" (Jerry Sadowitz)
Related to
2002 Dobson's Choice 16
Wesley James A Vision or a Dream? "final", thought of card, spectator does some procedure according to value and suit of card, at the end all cards are blank except selection
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 438
David Solomon Think, Spell & Stun spectator count-spells to a thought-of card, performer divines it
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 136
Justin Higham The Conveyance of Information Through Dealing as used in:
  • Mind-Reader's Dream (Bob Hummer)
  • Mental Topper (Ed Marlo)
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 2
Justin Higham Sunday-Afternoon Daydream (Modified)
Related to
  • "Layman's Dream" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem, Aug. 1969)
Variations
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 4
Justin Higham Layman's Destiny value force with 10-20 force procedure
Inspired by
  • "Layman's Dream" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem, Aug. 1969)
Related to
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 5
Justin Higham Simple Topper
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 6
Justin Higham Related Ideas various references
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 7
Justin Higham Chapter 2 - Clairvoyant Variations
  • History and Evolution
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 9
Justin Higham Justified Clairvoyant
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 11
Justin Higham Simple Clairvoyant Plus Morse Code
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 13
Justin Higham Double Clairvoyant/Half a Higham
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 21
Justin Higham Quadruple Clairvoyant with four spectators
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 21
Justin Higham Clairvoyant Topper Streamlined
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 23
Justin Higham Clearvoyant with a deck of blank clear transparent cards
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 24
Justin Higham End Notes
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 25
David Davies Semi-Improvised Mindreader some improvising with suit
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 26
Justin Higham Integrated Mindreader with two selections
Inspired byVariations 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 28
Justin Higham Streamlined Mindreader
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 31
Justin Higham Simple Mindreader
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 31
Justin Higham Simple Mindreader Plus Suit
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 32
Justin Higham Super Mindreader
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 32
Justin Higham Super Mindreader Plus Suit
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 32
Justin Higham Simple Mindreader Follows Your Gaze
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 33
Justin Higham Sightless Mindreader
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 33
Justin Higham Cardician's Dream (Modified)
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 34
Justin Higham Mindreader's Lucid Dream breather crimp
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 34
Justin Higham Mindreader's Super Lucid Dream
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 35
Justin Higham Integrated Mindreader's Lucid Dream two selections
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 35
Justin Higham Psychological Theory Behind The Mind-Reader's Dream
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 35
Justin Higham Sunday-Afternoon Déjà Vu
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 37
Justin Higham Sophisticated Daydream one suit on top
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 37
Justin Higham Mirror of the Mind(reader) one suit on top
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 38
Justin Higham Disguised Sixth Effect
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 39
Justin Higham Eight-Kings Topper
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 39
Justin Higham Mental Topper Without Faros
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 39
Justin Higham A Dream Without a Clue
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 40
Justin Higham Clairvoyant
Inspired by
  • Technomagic Extra, June 1991
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 41
Justin Higham Simple Clairvoyant
Inspired by
  • Technomagic Extra, June 1991
2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 42
Justin Higham Fully Integrated Mindreader with two cards
Inspired by 2012 Prophecy Moves and Effects 13
Doug Edwards Make Your Mind a Blank blank deck, spectator thinks of any card and goes through some dealing procedure, thought of card is divined
Inspired by 2013 Nukes 55
Wayne Dobson, Jerry Sadowitz Mind Ray ends with double-blank deck
Inspired by
  • "Mind Ray" (Jerry Sadowitz)
Related to
2013 More Look No Hands 14
Justin Higham Mindreader's Lucid Dream Plus (semi-improvised effect) Find thought-of-card, and produce other three mates on top of three piles as surprise kicker
2014 The 75% Production and The Trick With No Method 21
Joseph Barry A Narrowed Thought card thought of and after small dealing procedure it is named, hands-off
Inspired by
  • "Mind Reader's Lucid Dream" (Justin Higham, Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream, 2011)
2014 Reverie 22
John Lovick My Dream of Mind Reading blank deck finale, credit information
Inspired byVariations 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 115
Joshua Jay On "My Dream of Mind Reading" thoughts on this and Bob Hummer's "Mindreader's Dream"
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 117
Anton van Helden On "My Dream of Mind Reading" blank deck finale, thought-of card is only printed one
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 118
Steve Beam Never Mined spectator forms a card by dealing cards from top to bottom, performer is turned away and in the end removes card from pocket
Inspired byVariations 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 266
Steve Beam All-Acess Pass spectator forms a card by dealing cards from top to bottom, performer is turned away and in the end divines card and removes it from pocket
Inspired by 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 52
Ramón Riobóo Mind Bender
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 149
Harry Lorayne Not Out But In-Sight ungaffed
Inspired by
  • "Out of Sight" (Joshua Jay)
Also published here
  • "In-Sight" (Harry Lorayne, Genii, Jan. 2019)
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