das geheimnis des wörterbuches \n empty billets put in hat, a page chosen in a dictionary, that page opened in another one and counted down to a word that corresponds with a number chosen from a change bag of number cards, that word is suddenly on a billet that's chosen form the hat, using force book with only two numbers to force page \n unknown \n das geheimnis des wörterbuches \n unknown
1904
der zauberspiegel
Unknown

Das Geheimnis des Wörterbuches

Related to

May 1904

Der Zauberspiegel
(Vol. 4 No. 5)

78



the miracle slate \n sum appears on initialed slate under individual numbers \n oswald rae
1926
between ourselves
Oswald Rae

The Miracle Slate

1926

Between Ourselves

43



date sense \n numbers on calendar are added, matrix force \n walter b. gibson \n date sense \n walter b. gibson \n crazy calendar \n martin gardner
1938
the jinx 150
Walter B. Gibson

Date Sense

Related toVariations

1938

The Jinx 150
(Issue 41)

279



'number, please' \n prediction of a name in a telephone book, the accessory as a number force with counters \n theodore annemann
1939
the incorporated strange secrets
Theodore Annemann

'Number, Please'

1939

The Incorporated Strange Secrets

11



days of force \n calendar number force \n mel stover \n fortunes of a wise fool \n stephen minch \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik \n matrix number force \n thomas alan waters \n quintasense \n thomas alan waters \n ringobingo \n stephen tucker \n rethink \n philip t. goldstein \n threesum \n thomas alan waters \n calendar prediction \n mel stover
1945
the phoenix 51100
Mel Stover

Days of Force

Related to Fortunes of a Wise Fool (Stephen Minch, 1974)
 Rainbow Matrix (Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik, 1980)
 Rainbow Matrix (Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik, 1982)
 Matrix Number Force (Thomas Alan Waters, 1982)
 Quintasense (Thomas Alan Waters, 1982)
 Calendar Prediction (Mel Stover, 2010)
Variations

1945

The Phoenix 51100
(Issue 77)

313



advertising stunt \n two lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divined \n tom fitzgerald \n see also "the 'q' trick" in hoffmann's " modern magic" p.560
1945
the phoenix 51100
Tom Fitzgerald

Advertising Stunt

Related to see also "The 'Q' Trick" in Hoffmann's " Modern Magic" p.560

1945

The Phoenix 51100
(Issue 97)

394



two quickies \n  transposition of two cards
 forcing a number with coins \n ronald b. edwards \n small change prediction \n ronald b. edwards \n die münzenzahlenforce \n ronald b. edwards
1953
the phoenix 251 — 300
Ronald B. Edwards

Two Quickies

VariationsAlso published here

1953

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 277)

1109



the irrisistible force \n \n mel stover \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik \n die mehrzweckzahlenforce \n mel stover \n rudolf braunmüller \n threesum \n thomas alan waters \n force majeur \n philip t. goldstein \n tile force \n doug canning
1957
the new phoenix 301348
Mel Stover

The Irrisistible Force

Variations Rainbow Matrix (Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik, 1980)
 Rainbow Matrix (Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik, 1982)
 Die MehrzweckZahlenforce (Mel Stover, Rudolf Braunmüller, 1983)
 Threesum (Thomas Alan Waters, 1984)
 Force Majeur (Philip T. Goldstein, 1987)
 Tile Force (Doug Canning, 2015)

1957

The New Phoenix 301348
(Issue 340)

171



page force \n same as david hoy's \n tony corinda \n page force \n david hoy
1959
book tests
Tony Corinda

Page Force

Related to

1959

Book Tests

205



page force \n two books, miscall \n david hoy \n page force \n tony corinda \n afterthought! \n robert schwarz
1963
the bold and subtle miracles of dr. faust
David Hoy

Page Force

Related to

1963

The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust

22



oops 4: matches not for burning \n some matches placed in three equal groups on the page, moved around according to instructions, predict how many matches in the middle group \n chan canasta
1966
book of oopses
Chan Canasta

Oops 4: Matches not for burning

1966

Book of Oopses

10



small change prediction \n forcing 2010 with coins \n ronald b. edwards \n two quickies \n ronald b. edwards
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Ronald B. Edwards

Small Change Prediction

Inspired by

Aug. 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 10)

1043



el pez japonés \n puzzle and number divination with 8 cigarettes, fish layout \n kabon fujimara \n juan tamariz \n fish layout puzzle \n martin gardner
1975
magia en el bar
Kabon Fujimara, Juan Tamariz

El Pez Japonés

Inspired by

1975

Magia en el Bar

85



hermetica \n tarot card offbeat prediction \n richard webster
1976
the compleat magick — volume ii
Richard Webster

Hermetica

1976

The Compleat Magick — Volume II
(Issue 158)

789



volta's master bok test mystery \n several twodigit numbers on paper, cut out, two pieces chosen and all digits added, first sentence on that page divined \n burling hull
1976
the amazing world of mentalism
Burling Hull

Volta's Master Bok Test Mystery

1976

The Amazing World of Mentalism

67



an old word force \n doublepocket bag with numbered chips \n burling hull
1976
the amazing world of mentalism
Burling Hull

An Old Word Force

1976

The Amazing World of Mentalism

74



a mind reading number divination \n number chosen, it appears spelled out on slate
 with a flap
 without the flap
 another "no flap" method \n burling hull
1976
the amazing world of mentalism
Burling Hull

A Mind Reading Number Divination

1976

The Amazing World of Mentalism

89



the locked book \n with locked book, forcing a limited choice, numbers written in a row and three are encircled \n al mann
1977
of words and wizards
Al Mann

The Locked Book

1977

Of Words and Wizards

22



force 27 \n different numbers on slips of paper, number is forced \n arthur emerson
1979
the compleat magick — volume iii
Arthur Emerson

Force 27

1979

The Compleat Magick — Volume III
(Issue 227)

1132



the pendulum and random numbers \n number is divined with pendulum, number force \n george b. anderson
1980
the magic pendulum
George B. Anderson

The Pendulum and Random Numbers

1980

The Magic Pendulum

9



mind runes \n four rune sticks with one spot on one side and two on the other, stick thrown and card at spotsum position in tarot deck noted, number and card predicted as well as spot configuration on rune sticks \n stephen minch
1980
mind runes
Stephen Minch

Mind Runes

1980

Mind Runes

1



rainbow matrix \n number force with a magic square \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik \n days of force \n mel stover \n the irrisistible force \n mel stover \n by the numbers \n lewis jones \n rainbow matrix  weber notes \n michael weber
1980
the violet book of mentalism
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik

Rainbow Matrix

Inspired byRelated toVariations

1980

The Violet Book of Mentalism

8



ahoy there! \n book test featuring a matrix number force \n philip t. goldstein
1981
apocalypse vol. 15
Philip T. Goldstein

Ahoy There!

Apr. 1981

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 4 No. 4)

474



all aboard \n book test featuring a matrix number force \n harry lorayne
1981
apocalypse vol. 15
Harry Lorayne

All Aboard

Apr. 1981

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 4 No. 4)

475



die münzenzahlenforce \n forcing a number with coins \n ronald b. edwards \n two quickies \n ronald b. edwards
1981
intermagic
Ronald B. Edwards

Die MünzenZahlenforce

Also published here

June 1981

Intermagic
(Vol. 8 No. 2)

70



wheelie \n forcing a number with a roulette wheel \n thomas alan waters
1982
mind, myth & magick
Thomas Alan Waters

Wheelie

1982

Mind, Myth & Magick
(Issue Octasm)

324



rainbow matrix \n number force with a magic square \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik \n days of force \n mel stover \n the irrisistible force \n mel stover
1982
shuffled lecture
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik

Rainbow Matrix

Inspired byRelated to

1982

shuffled lecture

4



musical \n song prediction \n alex east \n cardputer \n alex east \n the musical deck \n alex east
1982
spellbinder
Alex East

Musical

Related to

1982

SpellBinder
(Vol. 2 No. 20)

380



4929 \n force based on basic four numbers on a visa card \n martin breese
1983
spellbinder
Martin Breese

4929

1983

SpellBinder
(Vol. 3 No. 31)

610



crazy calendar \n no. 73, calendar force with matrix principle \n martin gardner \n date sense \n walter b. gibson \n auto suggestion \n karl fulves \n the force methods \n mel bennett
1983
selfworking number magic
Martin Gardner

Crazy Calendar

Inspired byRelated to

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

94



die mehrzweckzahlenforce \n using a grid \n mel stover \n rudolf braunmüller \n the irrisistible force \n mel stover
1983
intermagic
Mel Stover, Rudolf Braunmüller

Die MehrzweckZahlenforce

Inspired by

Apr. 1983

Intermagic
(Vol. 10 No. 1)

33



auto suggestion \n no. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cards \n karl fulves \n crazy calendar \n martin gardner
1983
selfworking number magic
Karl Fulves

Auto Suggestion

Related to

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

104



force wheel \n wheel to force a number, with folded pieces of paper, for banknight etc. \n ali bongo
1983
1983
Ali Bongo

Force Wheel

1983

1983

4



koran / victor number force \n see al koran's jackpot coins \n al koran \n edward victor \n a match divination \n edward victor
1983
pabular
Al Koran, Edward Victor

Koran / Victor Number Force

Related to

Nov. 1983

Pabular
(Vol. 8 No. 2)

1177



familiar spirit \n no. 6, forcing a postion in a dial by adding four number to the same digits scrambled \n unknown
1983
selfworking number magic
Unknown

Familiar Spirit

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

7



the broken square \n no. 36, square with two parts missing, still magic square, used for force \n stephen clark
1983
selfworking number magic
Stephen Clark

The Broken Square

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

61



date sense \n no. 72, numbers on calendar are added, matrix force \n walter b. gibson \n date sense \n walter b. gibson
1983
selfworking number magic
Walter B. Gibson

Date Sense

Related to

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

92



fred 23 \n bold number force, card named, number written on back of named selection \n peter duffie \n backlog \n peter duffie
1984
closeup to the point
Peter Duffie

Fred 23

Related to

1984

CloseUp to the Point

19



threesum \n triple prediction on selected playing cards, with bingo chart (stover's "irrisistible force") \n thomas alan waters \n peter warlock's "caught thoughts" in "pentagram" vol. 10, no. 6, 1956. p. 49. \n days of force \n mel stover \n the irrisistible force \n mel stover
1984
mind, myth & magick
Thomas Alan Waters

Threesum

Inspired by

1984

Mind, Myth & Magick
(Issue Mynd)

557



almanac affinity \n no. 79, spectator removes page of newspaper and adds all four page numbers, number used to look up word in almanac, forced, two handlings \n karl fulves
1985
selfworking paper magic
Karl Fulves

Almanac Affinity

1985

SelfWorking Paper Magic

142



stargazer \n horoscope chosen with counters with number on them, reading is predicted \n david britland
1986
psychomancy
David Britland

StarGazer

1986

Psychomancy

35



calender force \n \n mel stover
1986
psychomancy
Mel Stover

Calender Force

1986

Psychomancy

52



force majeur \n matrix force for any number, approach to mel stover's "irresistible force" \n philip t. goldstein \n the irrisistible force \n mel stover
1987
doth
Philip T. Goldstein

Force Majeur

Inspired by

1987

Doth

9



zahlenquadratforcen \n number force with magic square
 1.
 2. die neunkartenforce \n rudolf braunmüller
1987
intermagic
Rudolf Braunmüller

ZahlenquadratForcen

Oct. 1987

Intermagic
(Vol. 13 No. 1)

20



qtip \n \n michael weber \n the capital q \n unknown
1991
life savers
Michael Weber

QTip

Inspired by

1991

Life Savers

69



number force \n number from one to ten forced with typewriter \n karl fulves
1992
typecast
Karl Fulves

Number Force

1992

Typecast

101



kronos \n force of number five, six or seven with wrist watch procedure, newspaper test application, see note on p. 7 \n don nielsen \n "step back in time" (stephen tucker, compendium, 1984)
1993
rigmarole
Don Nielsen

Kronos

Related to "Step Back in Time" (Stephen Tucker, Compendium, 1984)

1993

Rigmarole
(Issue 1)

4



penny force \n digits of date on coin added \n larry white
1993
dusheck's mental magic
Larry White

Penny Force

1993

Dusheck's Mental Magic

11



s.p.a.t. \n letters associated with numbers, credit information \n mel bennett \n lee sallows idea in word ways, feb. 1990
1994
verbatim
Mel Bennett

S.P.A.T.

Inspired by Lee Sallows idea in Word Ways, Feb. 1990

1994

Verbatim
(Issue 10)

133



figure fun \n no. 12, matrix number force, forces 34 \n unknown
1995
easy magic
Unknown

Figure Fun

1995

Easy Magic

15



the client confidence sugar shocker \n nine sugar packets are numbered on one side, double facer sugar packet is used to force a certain number \n francis carlyle \n ? truzi \n burling hull \n paul harris \n simply mental \n jack parker
1996
the art of astonishment — book 3
Francis Carlyle, ? Truzi, Burling Hull, Paul Harris

The Client Confidence Sugar Shocker

Related to

1996

The Art of Astonishment — Book 3
(Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive)

263



moms come and go but a rolex is forever \n "a revised milt kort classic", 3 1/2 gag with a book page instead of cards, dial force \n paul harris \n milton kort
1996
the art of astonishment — book 3
Paul Harris, Milton Kort

Moms Come and Go but a Rolex is Forever

1996

The Art of Astonishment — Book 3
(Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive)

277



the force of numerology \n page number chosen by adding predetermined numbers, word there predicted, any borrowed book \n dan garrett \n linking ring, oct. 1979 \n some total \n larry becker
1996
top 10
Dan Garrett

The Force of Numerology

Inspired byAlso published here

1996

Top 10

19



folding numbers \n paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, sum of one orientation predicted, parity \n jack avis \n paradox papers \n martin gardner
1998
vis à vis
Jack Avis

Folding Numbers

Inspired by

1998

Vis à Vis

86



paradox redux \n "dot com  tricks and stunts with numbers"
tapestry parity principle, credit information, 4x4 number matrix, 19 or 61 \n philip t. goldstein \n paradox papers \n martin gardner
1998
the fine print
Philip T. Goldstein

Paradox Redux

Inspired by

1998

The Fine Print
(Issue 8)

247



10¢ worth \n page number chosen with procedure with coin change, forcing a set of possible numbers \n karl fulves
2001
latter day secrets
Karl Fulves

10¢ Worth

2001

Latter Day Secrets
(Issue 6)

183



by the numbers \n number force for any number with a magic square \n lewis jones \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik
2002
ahead of the pack
Lewis Jones

By the numbers

Related to

2002

Ahead of the Pack

233



urban legends \n four urban legends and their opposite on cards along with eight numbers, some cards are turned over and numbers added, force for 47
 second method
 background \n karl fulves \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa \n triout \n karl fulves
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

Urban Legends

Inspired byRelated to

2006

Prolix
(Issue 1)

14



page force \n forcing a number from two to nine with a newspaper, book test application \n don nielsen
2007
prolix
Don Nielsen

Page Force

2007

Prolix
(Issue 3)

149



destino fatal \n stones with numbers on each side are used to form a number, list with words, chosen word is predicted \n pepe medy
2008
el manuscrito
Pepe Medy

Destino Fatal

2008

El Manuscrito
(Vol. 1 No. 5)

73



calendar prediction \n mel stover's "days of force" with calendar \n mel stover \n days of force \n mel stover
2010
secret agenda
Mel Stover

Calendar Prediction

Related to

2010

Secret Agenda
(Issue Oct 20)

312



weber's winning idea \n numbermatrix force on lottery ticket \n michael weber \n date sense \n walter b. gibson
2010
weber's winning idea
Michael Weber

Weber's Winning Idea

Related to

2010

Weber's Winning Idea

1



references for numbermatrix force \n \n michael weber
2010
weber's winning idea
Michael Weber

References for NumberMatrix Force

2010

Weber's Winning Idea

4



the force methods \n number forces
1. using number cards (magigram, amazing trelba)
2. "newspaper prediction" (martin gardner, magic, august 2005, also ibidem?)
3. 4x4 matrix
4. magic square \n mel bennett \n crazy calendar \n martin gardner
2011
xtra credit
Mel Bennett

The Force Methods

Related to

2011

Xtra Credit
(Issue 10)

69



rainbow matrix \n number force with a magic square \n max maven \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik
2015
the black book of mentalism
Max Maven

Rainbow Matrix

Related to

2015

The Black Book of Mentalism

4



rainbow matrix  weber notes \n \n michael weber \n rainbow matrix \n philip t. goldstein \n walter b. gibson \n maurice kraitchik
2015
the black book of mentalism
Michael Weber

Rainbow Matrix  Weber Notes

Inspired by

2015

The Black Book of Mentalism

5



tile force \n variation on the matrix force. number force with grid \n doug canning \n mathematical recreations by maurice kraitchik, 1942. \n the irrisistible force \n mel stover
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 9
Doug Canning

Tile Force

Inspired byVariations Mathematical Recreations by Maurice Kraitchik, 1942.

2015

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 9

116



the talisman \n noncard version of card trick predicting how long a volunteer has left to live. \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam \n mortality  the second opinion \n steve beam
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 9
Steve Beam

The Talisman

Inspired byRelated to

2015

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 9

118


