186 entries in Random Object
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Other very pretty tricks with Bals "Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket" precursor, one phase
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 16
Unknown To name the Article taken by each of Four Persons four objects pocketed while performer is out of room, but linked to four memorized punch-marked cards
1890 More Magic 87
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code
1890 More Magic 242
H. F. C. Suhr Der bezauberte Hut borrowed items placed in borrowed hat, silk put over hat, hat vanishes, items appear on a black board and a person with a package comes into the theater with the hat in the box
Mar. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9) 131
Al Baker The One I Like performer know which object is taken, bloodless hand
Also published here 1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 495
Theodore Annemann Magician's Choice three items
1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 8
Unknown A Matter of Debit and Credit "I have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 157
Barbara Stanwyck Bits of Presto article touched in other room, performer knows, same with card selection
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 359
Unknown Tapping Table Objects spectator thinks of one of seven objects, performer taps them while spectator spells silently, at end of word performer taps thought-of object, progressive anagram
Also published here
  • "New Magician's Manual" (Walter Gibson)
1941 After the Dessert 12
Unknown The Three Wandering Sponge Balls spectator's hand and two in the hand, one in the pocket
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 163
Syl Reilly The Phantom Tray chosen object is determined, luminous paint
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 378
Edward Marlo Triple Dice Routine two in hand one in pocket, with surprises (shrinking dice, coin appearance)
1943 Shoot the Works 9
Harry Blackstone, Walter B. Gibson Super Magic two in the hand, one in the pocket with paper balls and variations
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 224
Unknown Distant Mental Communication assistent in different room lists objects that are freely selected
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 206
Bruce Elliott Dice Tip sort of two in the hand one in the pocket routine, with small dice
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 531
Unknown A Baffling Card Stunt The Trick That Fooled Einstein with cards
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 18
Harvey P. Graham Peas two in the hand one in the pocket routine, with peas, Mendel's laws of genetic presentation
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 209) 836
J. B. Bobo, George F. Wright The Gadabout Coins two in the hand, one in the pocket
Inspired by
  • "The Alleurian Coins" by George F. Wright in "The Linking Ring" 1/1950
Variations
1952 Modern Coin Magic 182
Lu Brent Making a Production out of the Pyramid Puzzle using the Magic Pyramid Puzzle for Do As I Do, then Two in the Hand
1952 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 7
Milton Gitlin Eeny, Meeny, Miny two in the hand one in the pocket patter
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 286) 1145
Bruce Elliott The Eternal Cups and Balls three cups, with two in the hand one in the pocket sequence
1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 176
Eddie Joseph The Magnetic Touch objects cling to fingers
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 18
John Scarne, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr., Ben Dalgin Spheroid Skulduggery balls appear, split and change into small skull then into bigger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket
Also published here 1956 Top Secrets of Magic 57
Unknown The Estimated Cut Trick That Fooled Einstein
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 5
Dai Vernon Climax for a Dice Routine two in the hand one in the pocket start, ending with jumbo and miniature die
Related to 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 183
Eddie Joseph Seeing through a Bag always three objects are placed in six different colored bags, performer is able to name all objects in each bag
1959 Memory of the Mind 6
Harry Lorayne Force Prediction equivoque out of about twelve cards
1962 Close-up Card Magic 100
Ali Bongo The Baffling Bangle bracelet appears knotted to a rod, under handkerchief
1966 The Bongo Book 40
Ali Bongo The Houdini Pin pin vanishes from corked tube and appears in small box
Related to 1966 The Bongo Book 52
Royal H. Brin, Jr. Stand-Up Coin Opener two coins in left hand, one travels to right and is put in pocket, then travels back
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 389
Milton Kort The Mexican Gadabout Coins with purse in which coins travels back at the end, two handlings
Inspired by 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 405
Jerry McDermott Nuts To You surprising final load
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 406
Ali Bongo Fruit Salad two in the hand with miniature fruits, can of fruit salad as climax
1966 The Bongo Book 31
Horace E. Bennett Unfair Shake two in the hand (here dice cup) one in the pocket, then die change color and size twice, as a kicker a shot glass appears under the cup
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 113
Frederica Three Little Pigs two in the hand, one in the pocket with plastic pigs, as a kicker the pigs change into a bigger toy fiugre
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 281
Edward Marlo Magician's Choice for Three Objects
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 88
Gerald Kosky The Magic Ring ring and three colored stones, variation of two in the hand, one in the pocket, as a climax the ring has three stones set in it
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 283
Allan Ackerman Small Change combo
1971 The Esoterist 21
Dr. James Hoy Bills of Beelzebub! "two in the hands, one in the pocket" with crumbled bills and a three-dollar bill
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 48) 238
Jerry Mentzer Spirit Writing four objects listed on business card, paper balled up, chosen item vanishes from list and appears written on balled-up paper
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 157
Horace E. Bennett The Half Crown Affair american penny and half crown in hand, one placed in pocket & travels back, transposition with spectator in which one coin grows
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 68
Oscar Pladek A Modern Chinese Marvel "two in the hand, one in the pocket" routine, credit information on the plot, with pop-up move, five phases
Related toAlso published here Apr. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 611
Arthur Setterington Disc-O bottle tops assembly, through table and two in the hand one in the pocket, with chinese coin finale
Nov. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 3) 30
Amedeo Vacca Never Say Die! two in the hand one in the pocket
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 44
Patrick Page 5. The Sponge Ball Move "two in the hand one in the pocket" sequence
1974 Ten Thoughts on Close-Up 4
Oscar Pladek Ein Moderne Chinesisches Wunder "two in the hand, one in the pocket" routine, with pop-up move, five phases
Also published here July 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 11
Father Cyprian A Dice Opener two in the hand one in the pocket, using Lin Searles squashed die and pop-up die under close-up mat, six phases
Apr. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 956
David Bornstein Orient Express "Coin Tricks"
Aug. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1037
Jerry Mentzer 3 Penny Trick jumbo coin finale for "two in the hands, one in the pocket"
1975 Super Cents 9
Jerry Mentzer Sponge Shenanigans "two in the hands - one in the pocket" routine, with different ball or object as climax
1975 Close Up Cues 5
Frank Garcia The "Slick" Routine two in hand, one in pocket
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 118
Bob Elliott The Bob Elliott Razzle Dazzler two in the hand, one in the pocket
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 171
Frank Garcia Two in the Hand, One in the Pocket Bit
1976 The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 206
Larry Jennings Coins and Handkerchief
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 3) 325
Patrick Page The Sponge Ball Effect two in the hands routine
1976 The Big Book of Magic 115
Ron Baillie Würfelschwindel multi-phase sponge dice and cup routine
Also published here
  • The Gen, Nov. 1954
Feb. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 3) 52
Punx Kismet objects are removed, last one is divined, instructions on record
1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 68
Karl Fulves The Parity Principle four objects used
Inspired by 1977 The Magic Book 135
Larry Jennings Vernon Ball Routine Done With Coins
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 9
Stephen Minch Fly-Catcher plastic flies in amber-colored plastic, two in the hands and one in the pocket routine, plastic frog finale
1977 Creations of a Magical Madman 49
Wilbur T. Kattner All Together "two in the hand one in the pocket" with three unshelled peanuts, then washer, nut and bolt
1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 22
Jim Cozzens Two in the Hand is Worth Three on the Table two in one hand and one in the other hand
1977 Innovative Magic No. 1 4
Harry Lorayne Three Times and Out
1977 The Magic Book 260
Harold J. Kelly Die Allgegenwärtigen Streichhölzer two in the hand, one in the pocket with heads of matches
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, June 1947
July 1977 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 3) 103
Karl Fulves Change in Mind "as many pennies as you have, plus three more, plus enough left over...", trick that fooled Einstein with coins
Variations 1977 The Magic Book 83
Gerald Kosky To Tell The Truth? performer finds out who of two people has an object by asking one question
Variations June 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 61
Francis Carlyle The Blindfold Act
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 129
Al Baker Lesson performer know which object is taken, bloodless hand
Also published here 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1071
Frank Garcia The "Frank Garcia" Routine
1978 The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 22
Romaine The Perplexing Persian Pearls
  • The Production
    - The 'Split' To Two
    - The Table Transposition
    - The Pocket Transposition
    - The Split To Three
    - First Three Ball Transposition
    - Second Three Ball Transposition
    - Hiding Them In The Sand
    - Finding Them In The Sand
    - The Fourth Dimension
    - Plucking From The Air, The Stroke
    - Eyes And Ears
    - The Gambling Game
1978 The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 45
Dr. Jacob Daley Chromo-Spheres different colored balls, including variation by Frank Garcia
Variations 1978 The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 76
Sam Rosenfeld Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Apr. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 190
Karl Fulves The Shamrock Code one of five objects, how a drinking glass is held
1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 5
Unknown Mind Power No. 7, four objects on table, spectator touches one with eyes closed, predicted, tallest object
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 9
Lewis Ganson Introduction
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 7
Lewis Ganson The Extra Ball Principle in Practice
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 8
Lewis Ganson The Climax foreign object as climax
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 11
Gerald Kosky How Many? dice routine
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 11
Unknown Sweet Trick sugar cubes appear, two in the hand... routine, jumbo sugar cube finale
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 17
Eddie Joseph Back Again coin, ring and key used for "two in the hands..." routine, coin shower as finale
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 20
Gerald Kosky The Magic Ring ring and three different colored stones, "two in the hands..." routine, stones in ring as finale
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 21
Dai Vernon, Lewis Ganson Bells classic effect with silk as table and pop-up-move
Inspired by 1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 23
Lewis Ganson Coke Capers using Ravelle & Andree's "Coke Capers" props
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 29
Ken De Courcy A Routine for Coke Capers using Ravelle & Andree's "Coke Capers" props
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 29
Lewis Ganson Other Routines using other props for "Two in the hands..." routines
  • Cigarettes
  • Matches
  • Coins
  • Dice
  • Miniature Models
  • Toys
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 32
Lewis Ganson Conclusion
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 34
Frank Ross The Truth three objects take by spectators, two spectators lie and one tells the truth, performer knows which one, credit information
1980 The Chronicles (Issue 25) 1307
Herb Morrissey Unexpected Vision three plastic turtles of different color, one hidden in box, its color is divined, then their location in the spectator's pocket, multi-phase routine
1980 John: Verse Two 96
Ken Brooke A Clean Prediction prediction put in hat, then three items borrowed and one chosen, it is predicted
Also published here 1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 193
Mary Wolf A Little Bit of Coke (a-Cola) "two in the hand..." with miniature cans, then miniature bottle, normal bottle and coins appear
1980 John: Verse Two 131
Ken Brooke Something from Nothing routine
Also published here 1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 59
Martin Gardner Quant Quirk 4x4 square of 16 cards, some face-up some face-down randomly, with certain allowed turnover moves one has to get all cards in one direction, sucker game
1981 Octet 18
Gene "Phantini" Grant Estimation "A Matter of Debit and Credit" with blank cards, Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck
Inspired by 1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 40
Unknown Matching Matches No. 19, off-beat divination of selected amount of matches, "as many as you plus enough more to make X"
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 21
Reinhard Müller Telefon Trick coin, key and pen on table and distributed into pockets by spectator, performer names location
Inspired by 1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 5
Stephen Tucker Goodness Gracious Great Balls of ......Sponge? sponge rabbit climax, routine with two in the hand, one in the pocket phase
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11) 195
Stephen Tucker A New Move with Sponge Eggs move to steal two balls in two in the hand, one in the pocket routines
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11) 196
Ron Fredrick The Sponge Routine routine with purse frame, "two in the hands one in the pocket", using cubes instead of balls/spheres
1982 The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick 24
John Lyon Optical Plastic coin appears to sink into sheet of plastic
Related to
  • "Blue Crystal" (Lubor Fiedler, Tenyo T-198)
Variations
1982 ca. Optical Plastic
Ross Bertram Minus Equals Plus one of three coins removed, comes back to spectator's hand
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 72
Roy Baker The What's It's Name Dice Trick two in the hand, one in the pocket with dice, climax with jumbo dice production
1983 Baker's Capers 17
Barrie Richardson Alphabet Mentalism with scrabble letters, prediction, coincidence and mindreading
Also published here Nov. 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1177
Peter Samelson "The Peter Production" final production of some item like lime
1984 Theatrical Close-Up 42
Jon Racherbaumer Correct Change trick that fooled Einstein with coins
Inspired byVariations 1984 At The Table 60
John M. Bauman The Missing Link three chain links for "two in hand - one in pocket" with lock appearance finale
Sep. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1110
Larry Jennings Coins and Handkerchief silk is held by spectators as table
VariationsAlso published here 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 107
Sol Stone The Chaperone two in hand, one in pocket
Sep. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 1249
Patrick Page The Rising Object object rises up to hand
Also published here 1987 The Pull Book 40
Patrick Page The Moving Object object moves on table
Also published here 1987 The Pull Book 41
Dennis H. Evans Letters - On Optical Plastic illusion of getting a coin trapped into a sheet of plastic and then having the coin penetrate it
Inspired by 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 48) 207
Patrick Page Der emporschwebende Gegenstand object rises up to hand
Also published here Dec. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 2) 57
Patrick Page Der sich selbst bewegende Gegenstand object moves on table
Also published here Dec. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 2) 57
Edward Marlo Gad-About Aces four Aces shown, named one vanishes and is taken from pocket, repeated, then five Aces shown and one put in pocket, repeat
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1963
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 32
Peter Kane An Objective View variation with five random objects
Inspired by 1988 ca. Kane's Variant 10
Roy Johnson The Crown Affair four objects on table, two-way-out instructions, remaining item predicted, three phases
Inspired by
  • "Zoo Quest" (Roy Johnson, Final Call)
Also published here
1989 Silver Special 85
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One from Two No. 4, two coins clearly shown, one placed in pocket, it comes back, featuring three-coin arrangement that can be shown from both sides as two coins, also for six-as-three coins
Variations 1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 5
Ken Brooke Bälle aus dem Nichts routine
Also published here Oct. 1990 Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 4&5) 132
Gary Para Para Hands two in the hands one in the pocket with doll hands, eye ball as climax, Mr. Jimmy
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 37) 673
Martin Gardner Force Field animating things on table, apparently no finger moves
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 2) 14
Karl Fulves Memory Plays Tricks item put in one pocket of magician, magician stands behind spectator but apparently cannot do anything because he is clapping constantly, item then in another pocket
1993 Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 12
Unknown Come-Back Bread Crumb two in hand, one away, it returns, repeat
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 64
Roy Johnson Mit Martini geht's leichter! four objects on table, two-way-out instructions, remaining item predicted, three phases
Inspired by
  • "Zoo Quest" (Roy Johnson, Final Call)
Also published here
May 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 3) 115
Nate Leipzig Two in the Hand... with sugar cubes, short note from Hilliard's notebook
1994 More Greater Magic 1091
Paul Gertner Chinese in the Hand two in the hand, one in the pocket with transformation of all three into Chinese coins
1994 Steel and Silver 79
Martin Gardner Packet Parity color prediction with chess pieces, also with cards (color of a card is predicted)
1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 212
Unknown No Guesswork No. 1, spectator cuts off some cards from a pile, prediction in the form of "the same as you and enough to make them twelve, ..." (The Trick That Fooled Einstein)
1995 Easy Magic 1
Gregory Wilson 411 any object is chosen, any person is phoned and names the random object
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Gregory Wilson) 277
Paul Harris Perfect-Ten Paper Clip Paradox puzzle with a complex layout of several object, e.g. paper clips
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 271
Theodore Annemann, Max Maven Magician's Choice one out of three objects
1996 Card College — Volume 2 440
Gerald Deutsch As Should You with two bills
July 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 7) 2671
Ken Brooke Eine makellose Vorhersage prediction put in hat, then three items borrowed and one chosen, it is predicted
Also published here 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 1) 18
John Luka Chromo Balls different colored balls, with color change beginning
Inspired by 1997 L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 93
Sam Schwartz Bottled penny and quarter in hand, hand-pocket sequence, chosen coin travels into miniature bottle, first marketed in 1964
Related to 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 151
Roy Johnson Münzenlotto II Miraskill and Einstein routine with coins and two cups
Inspired by 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 2) 80
Richard Osterlind Paroptic Psychometry I blindfolded, performer identifies objects
1999 Dynamic Mysteries 82
Richard Osterlind Paroptic Psychometry II blindfolded, performer identifies objects, different presentation
1999 Dynamic Mysteries 85
Karl Fulves Any Transpo any two small borrowed items are put in two different pockets and transpose
1999 The Fine Print (Issue 10) 315
Tony Bartolotta Third Sight seven random objects, one object touched, medium knows the object when list of object is called out
1999 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 12
Ellis Stanyon To Discover the Respective Holders of Three Cards or Objects No. 33, similar to reference
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 75
Milton Kort The Nomad Coins Three different coins fly from hand to hand, pocket to hand, hand to under card
Inspired by 1999 Kort 183
David Regal Found $ Two in the hand, one in the pocket routine with crumpled bills, then turn into twenty dollar bills
1999 Close-Up & Personal 153
James G. Thompson Jr. Zwei in die Hand... balls appear, split and change into small skull then into bigger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket
Also published here 1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3) 94
Barrie Richardson The Trick That Fooled Einstein with coins
Also published here
  • Club 71, Autumn 1989
1999 Theater of the Mind 119
Barrie Richardson Alphabet Mentalism scrabble pieces in clear change bag, Trick that Fooled Einstein, followed by letter divination (tossed-out deck principle)
Also published here 1999 Theater of the Mind 126
Barrie Richardson Little Jackpot Coins
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • Club 71, Halloween 1997
1999 Theater of the Mind 175
Ron Bauer Gadabout Coins Revisited
Inspired by 2000 Gadabout Coins Revisited 1
Christian Scherer Der Glücklose Würfelspieler - Eine Dice-Stacking Routine four phases
1. three in the hands one in the pocket
2. dice stacking and traveling of dice from hand to under cup
3. spectator has to guess where the red die is and loses
4. jumbo die production
2000 Der glücklose Würfelspieler 16
Gerald Kosky, Lewis Ganson Wieviele? two in the hand one in the pocket with dice, involving blank and large die
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 1) 33
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Coincidence magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards
Inspired by
  • "Still Simpler" (R. W. Hull, Sandu Writes Again, 1934, Paul Stadelman)
2000 Card College — Volume 4 891
Karl Fulves Bell Ringer twelve objects arranged in square, spirit bell chosen and it rings
2001 Hex Squared 114
Karl Fulves, Walter B. Gibson Bet a Million No. 39, "as many cards as your number, plus enough...", bet presentation
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 57
Harry Lorayne Dig This "I have as many cards as you, plus...", Royal Flush kicker
2001 Personal Collection 45
David Berglas Magician's Choice several spectator put objects on the table, two are selected and they match the predictions
Related to 2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 79
Wayne Dobson Invisible Lie Detector five cards with items on them, one remembered by spectator, item divined and shown in hand, second repeat phase with different method
2002 Dobson's Choice 8
David Regal Battery Power two in the hands... with climax
2002 Constant Fooling 1 190
Unknown Conjuror's Choice Procedure three items
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1126
Karl Fulves Apex Footnote connection to "I have as many cards as you..." and red black relationship principle, also with suits
2004 When Psychics Play Poker 43
Karl Fulves Clocking with Objects objects with names that have a certain number of letters in a box, removed object identified by counting letters of others
2005 Clockwork 31
Barrie Richardson Letting Go! presentation for James's effect, mug tied on a string is dropped, but the string loops around a pencil just before object fall on floor
Inspired by 2005 Act Two 175
Barrie Richardson But There's More! "The 'Coins and Currency Divination' Revisited"
spectators take coins and bills while the performer is not looking, performer divines who holds what
Inspired by
  • "Coins and Currency Divination" (Barrie Richardson, Club 71, Summer 1991)
  • "Dollars and (6th) Cents" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1971)
Related toAlso published here
  • Club 71, Millennium 2000
2005 Act Two 93
Jack Avis Three Pellet Routine "Two in Hand, One in Pocket"
2006 Rara Avis 211
Stewart James A Match for Gravity Bar bet, looping pendulum, heavy expensive object tied on a string is dropped, but the string loops around a pencil just before object fall on floor
VariationsAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Sep 1926
2007 The Essential Stewart James 5
Michael Weber Picking on Rainman Trick that Fooled Einstein presentation for toothpick routine, dated 1989
2008 Thirteen Steps Backwards for Mentalism 2
Oliver Meech I Spy Performer guesses which object spectator is thinking of by watching eye movements (use paperback book as impression device)
2009 The Plot Thickens 56
Sveroni Die Kunst der Ablenkung sponge balls routine, two in the hands element, color change of balls
2009 ... oder so! 28
Nick Trost A Divination Routine divination of number, color and suit in cut-of packet
  • Phase One - As Many As You
  • Phase Two - Color Sense
  • Phase Three - Suit Discernment
Inspired by
  • "As Many As You" (Walter B. Gibson, Magic Explained, 1949)
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 351
Tom Stone Poltergeist idea in which something falls off the shelf without performer being present
2010 Vortex 76
Lewis Jones The Force counting force for 5 objects
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 149
Adam Rubin, Stewart James Gravity Unmatched article on Stewart James' "A Match for Gravity"
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 217
Bill Abbott Party Control random item is chosen and predicted
Inspired by
  • "Mind Control" (Bill Abbott, marketed)
2012 House Party Magic! 11
Hiroshi Sawa 落ち葉 (The Fallen Leaves) Use a leaf to produce ten ginkgo nuts. Gingko nut vanishes, appears in pocket, leaf used as magic wand
2013 Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 38
Colin McLeod Remarkable Effect three items, spectator decides how they are distributed to three locations, this is predicted
Inspired by
  • "Free Will" (Deddy Corbuzier & Paul Richards)
2014 Divine 158
Christian Scherer Die Kraft des Qi two in the hand one in the pocket with Baoding Balls, then a big ball appears just to vanish under a handkerchief
2014 Schlaglichter 60
Dr. Stanley Jaks Life - Wisdom - Death two in the hands one in the pocket with two miniature skulls and an owl
Also published here
  • "Life - Wisdom - Death" in "The Sphinx" September, 1951.
2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 176
Joe Kahn, G Smile (微笑) Make a smile disappear of a smile face stress ball, appear on spectator's face
2015 Believe 68
Michael Weber, Tim Trono The Drink that Schooled Einstein predicting how much a spectator will drink, The Trick that Fooled Einstein
2015 The Session 2015 3
Michael Weber Bonus Effect version of "The Tricks that Fooled Einstein"/"Jackpot Coins" ("I have exactly as much as you, plus...")
2015 Making Things Right 12
Benjamin Earl Pocket Time Machine small item travels from hand to pocket, time travel presentation
2016 This is not a Box 27
Andy (The Jerx) Multiple Universe Selection Signed card transforms; presentation is about jumping between parallel universes, random objects in a plastic bag change
2016 The Jerx 237
John Hostler Tell Monte (Rescripted) five objects on table, ESP cards put in front and things moved around according to instructions, final item divined and predicted
  • Impromptu Variation
Inspired by 2016 Magnum Opossum 89
Paul Vigil, Jimmy Fingers Free Will of Order three items, spectator decides how they are distributed to three locations, this is predicted, with credit information on the plot
Inspired by
  • "Free Will of Order" (Jimmy Fingers, 2006)
  • "Free Will" (Deddy Corbuzier & Paul Richards)
2017 The Doors of Deception 27
Kieron Johnson The Anything Deck blank cards with random objects written on them, chosen object is produced, as concept
2018 The Time Traveller 66
Johnny Thompson Balls in the Net with credit information, Silent Mora, Ed Marlo, Oscar Pladek, David Roth
  • Phase I
  • Phase II: The Repeat
  • Phase III: Pocket to the Hand
  • Phase IV: Twice to Pocket
  • Phase V: The Three Ball Vanish
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 147
Christian Scherer Die Vierte Dimension portal presentation for three ball routine / balls and net, with two in the hands elements
2018 Die Vierte Dimension 4
Kostya Kimlat Back Into the Nest peanut in shell, shell vanishes, "two in the hands, one in the mouth", back reappears around peanuts
May 2020 Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 1 (Spring #2)) 221
Jim Steinmeyer Subversive Math
2020 Virtual Impuzzibilities 14