90 entries in Slate / Normal
  
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Unknown How to rub out Twenty Chalks at five Times, rubbing out every Time an odd one puzzle or wager, chalk strokes on a board
Breslaw's Last Legacy 44
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Geisterschrift oder das unergründliche Geheimnis No. 33, freely named word appears on wrapped slate, chalk is shorter as well, assistant in table writes with magnet and chalk has iron core
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 96
Oswald Rae Mems From My Note Book "Being a selection of useful recipes gathered at various times from different sources too numerous to enumerate"
  • To Render Fabric Fireproof
  • Fireproofing Wood
  • To Clean Velvet or Plush
  • To Clean Glassware
  • To Gloss and Clean Ivorine Balls
  • Red Billiard Ball Dye
  • To Dye Flags, etc
  • Various Coloured Inks or Dyes (Red, Blue, Gold, White Ink)
  • Varnishes
  • To Harden a Felt Hat, etc.
  • Varnish Remover
  • Paint Remover
  • Luminous Paint
  • Porcelain Fekes, etc.
  • Celluloid Varnish
  • To Apply Sealing Wax Evenly
  • Pads for Thought Readers
  • Reading Through Sealed Envelopes
  • Ink for Lightning Artists
  • Stains
  • Black Crayon for Lightning Artists
  • Dull Black Paint
  • Spirit Gum Substitute
  • Gold Paint
  • Chemical Slate Writing
  • Trick Seals
Between Ourselves 85
Tom Sellers Named Card and Slates named card vanishes from box and reappears between slates
Card Tricks That Work 13
Theodore Annemann The Prophecy of Occurence two card prediction, slates
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 37
Theodore Annemann Dead Men Tell No Tales!
Variations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 44
Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see name index for attribution
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Theodore Annemann, Tom Bowyer Impromptu Frame Ups card divination with instant stooge
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 22
L.E. Duncanson Thought Rays writing on cleared slate read, oil
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Robert Parrish Slate Immortality living dead test on slate, or handwriting psychometry
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Theodore Annemann Psychic Card Test dressed up simple divination with two slates
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writer
Related to You'd be Surprised 20
Edward Victor An Idea for Slates - A Novel Production of Names and Drawings on Two Ordinary Slates tied with ribbon
Magic of the Hands 102
Norman Ashworth Before your Eyes message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 203
Oscar Weigle Phantom Hand message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 263
Franklin M. Chapman Psychic Slate Mystery predictions of two selected cards on slate, chalk swami
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 6) 3
Walter B. Gibson Before Your Eyes Improvement improvement
Inspired by The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 535
Dr. L. Rothbart The Spectre Slate chosen object is divined, with slate, hard and soft chalk
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11) 4
Herbert Hood The Psychic Slates unseen selection is duplicated on slate, marked & stacked
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 775
Al Baker Living and Dead Test Plus with assistent, number total, code
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 236
U. F. Grant, Danny Morris, Howcani Gaglet Department
  • idea for Al Baker's "Salt Trick" (Morris)
  • idea for cleaning slates, when done with chemical formula (Grant)
  • gag, where two eggs are cracked and one put in pocket, but still three yolks are seen (Howcani)
Inspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
Hen Fetsch Cute! Huh! one of two coin penetrates a slate, name of selection appears on slate
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 168
Clyde Cairy Hoomdangs result of some calculations with the serial number of a chosen bill, appear on slates
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 123
Norm Cummins Clean Out Slate Test four cards added, number appears on slates
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 26
Jean Hugard The Slate Trick normal slates, change of slates to let both examine
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 11) 113
Jack Miller Jack Miller Slate Routine two slates, no flap
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 396
Unknown Transfer Single-Slate Writing transfering chalk from newspaper to ungaffed slate
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 391
Unknown A Visible Message writing appears while rubbing surface with chalk powdered brush
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 392
Cyril Marriott Facsimile content from billet is reproduced on a slate
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 415
Peter Warlock Pieces of Slate writing appears, version without a flap, chalk can write permanent and nonpermanent
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 134) 537
George B. Anderson The Ultimate Prediction - A "No Smudge" Swami prediction in envelope, secret writing method
Related to It Must Be Mindreading 44
Bob Somerfeld Thumb Fun duplication of letters, drawing and figures, with slates
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 7
Harry Banderob The Cards and Slates with medium on stage, coding card by flashing bottom card
Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 28
Ormond McGill Telepathic Drawing drawing duplication on slates
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 11
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 Automatic Slate Writing spectator writes yes or know on a slate, general comments on automatic writing
Psychic Magic — Vol. 5 10
Bill Simon Telepathy spectator selects a card, another writes a number on it, both informations are divined and written on a slate
Effective Card Magic 104
Aage Darling Instanto Book Test book test, several books first word is divined
I'll Read Your Mind 7
Stewart James Nullificator Slate Mystery names of cut to cards are predicted on slate
The Nullificator 6
Robert Parrish Telepathic Drawings design duplication with slates, wet slate as mirror
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 195
Gene "Phantini" Grant Miracle Design Duplication with slates
Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 13
Stewart James Slatest symbol and color are selected, appear on slate, with cards and chips
Magic Mine No. 1 22
Tony Corinda 18. The White Swami writing appears between two slates
The Swami Gimmick 22
William P. Miesel Another Spirit Slate after writing appears, slate is still wet
The Cardiste (Issue 10) 9
Len Belcher Some Total sum prediction
Magic of the Mind 61
Harry Stanley Ghost Writing writing appears on side of a slate
Magic of the Mind 106
Thomas Alan Waters Addenda to "Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded
Inspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 360) 269
Jochen Zmeck Das Mene-Tekel-Spiel roughed short/long menetekel and applications
1. card to top
2. card through table
3. divination
4. rising card
5. card to pocket
6. card travels between two slates
7. having multiple cards chosen
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 21
Peter Alexis Epic Slate Test sum prediction
VariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 90
Tony Bartolotta Epic Slate Test - Alternate Method sum prediction
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 97
Ray Hyman Experiment in Auras Slate duplication effect with newspaper
Newspaper Magic 84
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser A Slate Test four numbers added, predicted
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 296
E. Leslie May Controlled Thot ESP card chosen, written on slate by spectator and performer and they match, see also p. 283 & p. 348 for references
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 281
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle After Glow banded slates, message appears
The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 11) 53
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
Paul Siegel Numeration Sensation several numbers are added, total is predicted on slate
Doorway to Delusion 14
Ben Christopher Mental Detective see also p. 728 for comment by Eric Kaufman
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 677
Karl Fulves Predelection spectator makes cross on slate with chalk on list, location is felt behind back
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 810
Al Mann Golden Digits two people with office machines/calculators on stage, numbers called out and added, two numbers thought of and added, prediction on slate
  • First Method
  • Revised Method
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 832
Fredric Broder Fortune's Cookies prediction of message from fortune cookies, lot of cookies in a box, several are selected
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 129) 641
Stewart James Unique Slate Test
Also published here
  • in "The Sphinx" Vol.29 #1, 1930
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 18
Al Mann Messages from Babel four seance slate methods, several ungimmicked slates
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 8
Al Mann To Read a Question with nine normal slates, wrapped in newspaper
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 9
Al Mann The Uproar nine small slates messages appear on five slates
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 12
Al Mann, Henry Slade The Ultimate Slate Test
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 15
Al Mann, J. F. Orrin The 13th Veil normal slate
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 17
Karl Fulves The Isis Slate coding four numbers (or other things) with two lines on a slate
VariationsAlso published here The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1072
Karl Fulves Hyperspace No. 51, slate under table pressed to table, spectator writes word, it goes through fourth dimension and is now in mirror writing
Related to Self-Working Mental Magic 81
Karl Fulves Epic Slate Test No. 53, sum prediction after addition
Also published here Self-Working Mental Magic 85
Robert Parrish Telltale Slate No. 45, five spectators write favorite tv show on slate, first spectator's one divined
Also published here Self-Working Mental Magic 73
Robert Parrish Handwriting No. 46, identifying handwriting of five persons
Also published here Self-Working Mental Magic 75
Karl Fulves Thoughts in Color No. 47, spectators write down favourite car on slate, performer knows who wrote which from a distance
Inspired by Self-Working Mental Magic 76
Karl Fulves Faces and Slates No. 49, four people written on slate, medium can identify a chosen one
Self-Working Mental Magic 79
Karl Fulves It's Murder No. 50, word code
Self-Working Mental Magic 80
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks The Pantograph copying or enlarging an autograph on a slate
Phanta-Graphs 11
Thomas Alan Waters Blackard fair single card prediction, in glass in front of the blackboard
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 311
Thomas Alan Waters Automaticard spectator turns a card over behind his back, a second spectator is blindfolded and by automatic writing on a slate divines the card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 214
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
Unknown The Lappone Move (with pocket slates) No. 40, message appears on tied slates
101 Psychic Tests 12
Thomas Alan Waters Wipeout before your eyes as a multiple out
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 562
Eric DeCamps Slate of Hand card chosen, name of it appears on one of two ungimmicked small slates, card itself travels between slates
The Magic of Eric DeCamps 26
Steve Beam Armchair Painter toy letters on a slate forming a message, some fall down and forming name of selection
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 428
Thomas Alan Waters Dell-Epathy spectator writes four-letter word on slate, performer divines it by reading definition from a dictionary, first published in "Magick" No. 321, 1983
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Magazine Miscellanea) 448
Karl Fulves Voice Print freely chosen card, deck in glass, message appears on slate to locate card
Related to Underworld (Issue 4) 53
Alexander de Cova, Peter Alexis 16 Digits sum prediction with slate
Inspired by Gambit 5
Jack Avis A Tale of Two Slates two miniature slates have writing with two colors, chosen color changes into name of selection
Inspired by Rara Avis 197
Christoph Borer, Krabat, Mireille, Nadia "Lou" Schürmann Toro zodiac prediction, written on slate, prediction is turned over and correct zodiac is found, when performer erases slate with sponge, transformation of the word
Related toAlso published here Seminarnotitzen 2007 11
Christoph Borer Die Verwandlung der Schrift message transformation, thorough study and lots of ideas
Related to Endlose Möglichkeiten 14
Christoph Borer, Krabat, Mireille, Nadia "Lou" Schürmann Toro zodiac prediction, written on slate, prediction is turned over and correct zodiac is found, when performer erases slate with sponge, transformation of the word
Related toAlso published here Endlose Möglichkeiten 10
Bill Abbott Bill's Phase 3 two spectators select a card from half the deck each that is in their pockets, divined by performer
The Doors of Deception 220