the prophesied spot total \n stack that will force the number 69 \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Prophesied Spot Total

1921

The Four Full Hands
(Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)

23



the psychic prediction \n total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Psychic Prediction

1921

The Four Full Hands
(Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects)

34



a prophecied discovery \n using stack that forces number ten \n william larsen \n t. page wright \n prophesied discovery \n william larsen
1928
the l. w. card mysteries
William Larsen, T. Page Wright

A Prophecied Discovery

Also published here

1928

The L. W. Card Mysteries

8



satan's message \n two fourcard packets dealt out, one chosen and its card values added, that many cards counted down and that card is predicted \n george pierce
1928
card tricks you will do
George Pierce

Satan's Message

1928

Card Tricks You Will Do

5



a thought is fathomed \n using deck of cards to force page number, si stebbins \n theodore annemann \n fathomed thought \n theodore annemann \n a fathomed thought \n sam schwartz
1934
shhh! it's a secret
Theodore Annemann

A Thought is Fathomed

Related toVariations

1934

SHHH! It's A Secret

6



mephisto's message \n number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half \n unknown \n curious coincidence \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards
Unknown

Mephisto's Message

Related to

1935

Mental Magic with Cards

16



locating a page and word by cards \n force number with stack \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards
Unknown

Locating a Page and Word by Cards

1935

Mental Magic with Cards

18



a prediction \n card at "selected" number predicted, calculation force \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards
Unknown

A Prediction

1935

Mental Magic with Cards

29



the word on the page \n using 1415 card stack \n theodore annemann \n the aftermath book test \n karl fulves \n word on the page \n theodore annemann
1936
the jinx 150
Theodore Annemann

The Word on the Page

VariationsAlso published here

1936

The Jinx 150
(Issue 25)

157



diachylon book test. forcing a number \n \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

Diachylon Book Test. Forcing A Number

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

107



a book test \n forcing word with cards, double facer \n u. f. grant
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
U. F. Grant

A Book Test

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

135



psychic prediction \n total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Psychic Prediction

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

200



prophesied spot total \n stack that will force the number 69 \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Prophesied Spot Total

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

201



the fifteenth card \n values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

The Fifteenth Card

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

205



strange coincidence \n coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Strange Coincidence

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

220



premier book test \n using deck of cards to force page number \n theodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Theodore Annemann

Premier Book Test

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

221



between the lines \n using deck of cards to force page number \n theodore annemann \n between the lines \n theodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Theodore Annemann

Between the Lines

Also published here

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

221



fathomed thought \n using deck of cards to force page number, si stebbins \n theodore annemann \n a thought is fathomed \n theodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Theodore Annemann

Fathomed Thought

Related to

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

223



prophesied discovery \n using stack that forces number ten \n william larsen \n a prophetic card discovery \n t. page wright \n a prophecied discovery \n william larsen \n t. page wright
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
William Larsen

Prophesied Discovery

Related toAlso published here

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

228



mephisto's message \n stack that will force the number twelve \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

Mephisto's Message

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

236



the fourteen deck \n setup to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, roughsmooth \n ralph w. hull
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Ralph W. Hull

The Fourteen Deck

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

299



between the lines \n book test, using deck of cards in si stebbins order for word selection \n theodore annemann \n between the lines \n theodore annemann \n demon's effect \n sam schwartz
1937
the jinx 150
Theodore Annemann

Between the Lines

VariationsAlso published here

1937

The Jinx 150
(Issue 32)

207



to force any number from one to eight \n \n johann nepomuk hofzinser
1938
greater magic
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser

To Force any Number from One to Eight

1938

Greater Magic

196



al baker number force \n with cards, waxed or roughed \n al baker \n al bakers nummerforce \n al baker
1941
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

Al Baker Number Force

Also published here

1941

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Magical Ways and Means)

220



monk's mystery \n 1415 stack that forces number \n jack vosburgh \n mental monk \n sam schwartz
1941
the jinx 101151
Jack Vosburgh

Monk's Mystery

Variations

1941

The Jinx 101151
(Issue 150)

880



free force \n forcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction \n ronald b. edwards \n the back room \n bruce elliott
1944
the phoenix 51100
Ronald B. Edwards

Free Force

Related to

1944

The Phoenix 51100
(Issue 62)

254



forcing three numbers \n using cards \n unknown
1948
the fine art of magic
Unknown

Forcing Three Numbers

1948

The Fine Art of Magic

230



hitting the headline \n page and line is chosen from selected newspaper using deck of cards, two halves are dealt and two cards freely selected, pips added together, chosen headline is divined
 single number force
 combination number force \n eddie joseph
1952
hitting the headlines
Eddie Joseph

Hitting the Headline

1952

Hitting the Headlines

1



forcing 23 \n coin's date and card \n cy endfield
1955
cy endfield's entertaining card magic — part i
Cy Endfield

Forcing 23

1955

Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I

46



another effect is the following \n as a number force or book test \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1964
faro controlled miracles
Edward Marlo

Another Effect is the Following

Inspired by

1964

Faro Controlled Miracles

19



das meisterspiel \n deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, roughsmooth pairs in si stebbins or other arrangement, also for clean removal of three cards from deck outofhand, number force for book test \n tan hock chuan \n jochen zmeck \n r. & s. master pack \n tan hock chuan
1967
enzyklopädie der rauhglattkartentricks — teil iii
Tan Hock Chuan, Jochen Zmeck

Das MeisterSpiel

Also published here

1967

Enzyklopädie der RauhGlattKartentricks — Teil III

10



favorite card trick \n card from row chosen, its value used to count down to selection \n stewart judah
1972
the living end
Stewart Judah

Favorite Card Trick

1972

The Living End

42



double mental test \n one of four borrowed coins chosen, two chosen cards added, coin and sum predicted in wallet, two methods \n jerry mentzer \n "double mental test" (linking ring, february 1971) \n double mental test \n jerry mentzer
1975
close up cues
Jerry Mentzer

Double Mental Test

Also published here

1975

Close Up Cues

13



the fourteen fifteen deck \n forcing a number, for a book test \n unknown
1976
the big book of magic
Unknown

The Fourteen Fifteen Deck

1976

The Big Book of Magic

96



14/15 stack \n \n unknown
1976
the amazing world of mentalism
Unknown

14/15 Stack

1976

The Amazing World of Mentalism

71



monte carlo \n spectator makes calculations starting from 27 by choosing plus or minus cards, arrives at 64, force \n karl fulves
1978
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Monte Carlo

1978

Interlocutor
(Issue 18)

70



the number force \n card named, numbers jotted down and summed up, card at that position
 plus a marked deck (card pushed out of marked deck instead of named) \n jack yates
1978
jack's pack
Jack Yates

The Number Force

1978

Jack's Pack

5



the aftermath book test \n two spectators's words predicted, selected with playing card procedure, 1415 stack \n karl fulves \n the word on the page \n theodore annemann \n force books \n karl fulves
1978
aftermath
Karl Fulves

The Aftermath Book Test

Inspired byRelated to

1978

Aftermath

1



the printed word \n no. 30, spectator cuts deck and takes two cards, values added and phone book opened on that page, 1415 stack \n unknown
1979
selfworking mental magic
Unknown

The Printed Word

1979

SelfWorking Mental Magic

48



word on the page \n no. 31, twospectator version of 1415 stack \n theodore annemann \n the word on the page \n theodore annemann
1979
selfworking mental magic
Theodore Annemann

Word on the Page

Also published here

1979

SelfWorking Mental Magic

50



mother goose force \n to force a page, based on the miraskill idea \n bob hummer \n martin gardner's "mother goose mystery"
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Mother Goose Force

Related to Martin Gardner's "Mother Goose Mystery"

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

99



the dillydally principle \n number force with playing cards \n stewart james
1983
arcane
Stewart James

The DillyDally Principle

1983

Arcane
(Issue 10)

124



half open omen \n number prediction with cards using cyclical stack (si stebbins, eight kings), featuring comedy patter "heinz across the sea" \n stewart james
1983
arcane
Stewart James

Half Open Omen

1983

Arcane
(Issue 10)

129



bermuda triangles \n coincidences with triangle layout... \n stewart james
1983
arcane
Stewart James

Bermuda Triangles

1983

Arcane
(Issue 10)

129



mental monk \n 1415 stack that forces number and thus a word into astrology book \n sam schwartz \n monk's mystery \n jack vosburgh
1983
astrology — the hidden force
Sam Schwartz

Mental Monk

Inspired by

1983

Astrology — The Hidden Force

31



under the influence \n stack that forces number and thus word in astrology book \n sam schwartz \n item in gen magazine
1983
astrology — the hidden force
Sam Schwartz

Under The Influence

Inspired by

1983

Astrology — The Hidden Force

38



the morality test \n stack that forces number and thus word in astrology book \n sam schwartz
1983
astrology — the hidden force
Sam Schwartz

The Morality Test

1983

Astrology — The Hidden Force

39



triskadekaphobia \n forcing the number thirteen with cards \n max maven \n never odd or even \n philip t. goldstein
1984
the collected almanac
Max Maven

Triskadekaphobia

Related to

1984

The Collected Almanac
(Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24)

238



counter feat \n spectator finds his card at some position \n philip t. goldstein
1984
thequal
Philip T. Goldstein

Counter Feat

1984

Thequal

6



magic with <i>paper magic</i> \n no. 81, this book is a forcebook with "tricks" as every fourth word at the start of each chapter, complicated force with cards, word and a card value predicted \n karl fulves
1985
selfworking paper magic
Karl Fulves

Magic with Paper Magic

1985

SelfWorking Paper Magic

146



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



toddler \n packet mixed faceup/facedown, values added up is force number \n philip t. goldstein \n robert e. neale \n "baby hummer" (charles hudson, linking ring) \n number hummer \n robert e. neale
1989
fifth
Philip T. Goldstein, Robert E. Neale

Toddler

Inspired by "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Variations

1989

Fifth

3



numbers \n selected number cards added up \n philip t. goldstein
1991
thavant
Philip T. Goldstein

Numbers

1991

Thavant

15



six plus five \n two cards add up to eleven \n richard vollmer
1993
apocalypse vol. 1620
Richard Vollmer

Six Plus Five

July 1993

Apocalypse Vol. 1620
(Vol. 16 No. 7)

2240



close encounter \n examination of h. s. paine's 1415 stack
 4way force
 toggle force
 flip force \n karl fulves \n chance encounter \n karl fulves
1993
verbatim
Karl Fulves

Close Encounter

Related to

1993

Verbatim
(Issue 7)

71



still jordan: his solution to hofzinser's problem no 8 \n coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten, with commentary by vanni bossi \n charles t. jordan \n vanni bossi
1993
escorial 1993 — the hofzinser year
Charles T. Jordan, Vanni Bossi

Still Jordan: His Solution to Hofzinser's Problem No 8

1993

Escorial 1993 — The Hofzinser Year

13



chance encounter \n dealing procedure used arrive at numbers, when added two numbers are calculated, they are the key numbers of two hotel keys, using 1415 stack \n karl fulves \n close encounter \n karl fulves
1994
rigmarole
Karl Fulves

Chance Encounter

Related to

1994

Rigmarole
(Issue 6)

71



little nothings  part one \n two packets dealt until the ace of spades is seen in one pile, remaining cards are twelve cards, number is forced \n karl fulves \n little nothings \n karl fulves
1994
rigmarole
Karl Fulves

Little Nothings  part one

Inspired by

1994

Rigmarole
(Issue 7)

83



three card tricks \n sixcard pyramid layout, folding, number nine can be forced
 cheaper by the dozen (forcing twelve)
 at the strike of 10 (tencard pyramid, forced 25) \n mel bennett \n day one \n karl fulves \n pileup \n karl fulves \n a perfect strike \n mel bennett
1994
verbatim
Mel Bennett

Three Card Tricks

Inspired byAlso published here

1994

Verbatim
(Issue 10)

119



the square deal \n no. 24, 3x3 layout with twelve cards, center cards added give forced number, card at this position predicted \n arthur setterington \n squarerigged \n justin higham
1995
selfworking closeup card magic
Arthur Setterington

The Square Deal

Related to

1995

SelfWorking Closeup Card Magic

43



sum and difference \n no. 5, highest and lowest card from a packet removed, sum and difference of those values calculated and added, result predicted \n karl fulves \n henry christ
1995
easy magic
Karl Fulves, Henry Christ

Sum and Difference

1995

Easy Magic

6



forced entry \n two halves, one half shuffled and a card chosen and another one reversed, faroed together and cards next to reversed card give position of first selection, 13/14 stack \n peter duffie
1996
method in effect
Peter Duffie

Forced Entry

1996

Method in Effect

10



a curious number force \n ace through nine in 3x3 layout \n martin gardner \n the milliondollar prediction \n karl fulves \n informant \n karl fulves
1997
underworld
Martin Gardner

A Curious Number Force

Related to

1997

Underworld
(Issue 5)

62



a card force \n "dot com  tricks and stunts with numbers"
ace through nine in row on table, some cards eliminated, rest added, total divided by six and counted from either end, variations on this force \n karl fulves \n mel bennett \n lesson in larceny \n roy walton \n would i lie to you? \n karl fulves \n colorific \n felix greenfield \n informant \n karl fulves
1998
the fine print
Karl Fulves, Mel Bennett

A Card Force

Related to

1998

The Fine Print
(Issue 9)

286



centrifugal diary \n spectator cuts off pile and counts court cards for month and either red or black number cards for day, forcing a day with a stack, word in calendar predicted \n peter duffie
1998
deck direct
Peter Duffie

Centrifugal Diary

1998

Deck Direct

2



predict \n deck cut, nine cards counted off, some added, total predicted \n peter duffie
1998
deck direct
Peter Duffie

Predict

1998

Deck Direct

7



coversion \n two piles, card chosen in one half, other half dealt into three piles and stopped anytime, top three cards added to count to selection \n peter duffie \n a psychological discovery \n sam leo horowitz \n diploid \n peter duffie
1998
covert concepts
Peter Duffie

Coversion

Related to

1998

Covert Concepts

13



tririgged \n altered layout \n justin higham \n squarerigged \n justin higham
1999
arcardia
Justin Higham

TriRigged

Inspired by

1999

Arcardia

100



riffle shuffle for the paired pack \n no. 31, longshort pairs of cards that add up to fourteen, can be riffle shuffled, divining chosen card by the one next to it or forcing a number \n ellis stanyon \n multeffect cards \n val evans
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Ellis Stanyon

Riffle Shuffle for the Paired Pack

Related to

1999

Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks

290



backlog \n card freely chosen faceup, value and suit spelled to separately and the two cards removed and added, that number is written at the back of the selection \n peter duffie \n fred 23 \n peter duffie
2000
new inspirations
Peter Duffie

Backlog

Related to

2000

New Inspirations

2



colorosity plus! \n two oddcolored cards are eventually in two piles, the add up to a number prediction (7/8 force stack) \n peter duffie
2000
new inspirations
Peter Duffie

Colorosity Plus!

2000

New Inspirations

9



prediction supreme \n no. 20, some cards chosen and their values added, fifteen, card at that position predicted \n unknown
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Unknown

Prediction Supreme

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

33



a friendly ghost \n no. 51, two cards chosen from two decks match, card also predicted, nonshuffle gilbreath principle (taking cards from top or bottom) \n karl fulves
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

A Friendly Ghost

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

75



the one o'clock mystery \n spelling hours to arrive at one, kruskal \n jim steinmeyer \n spelling bee round \n marty kane \n sevendipity \n marty kane \n cursed by an evil spell \n marty kane
2002
impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer

The One O'clock Mystery

Related toVariations

2002

Impuzzibilities

12



the three mystery \n spelling numbers to arrive at three, kruskal \n jim steinmeyer
2002
impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer

The Three Mystery

2002

Impuzzibilities

14



never odd or even \n a/k/a i prefer pi
rotator as number force \n philip t. goldstein \n triskadekaphobia \n max maven
2002
redivider
Philip T. Goldstein

Never Odd or Even

Related to

2002

Redivider

14



on addano \n \n philip t. goldstein \n peter duffie
2002
redivider
Philip T. Goldstein, Peter Duffie

On AddaNo

2002

Redivider

17



toll a total, a total lot \n a/k/a must sum
taking cards from two piles \n philip t. goldstein
2002
redivider
Philip T. Goldstein

Toll a Total, a Total Lot

2002

Redivider

21



con text \n spectator deals and stops for page number, repeated for word number, word divined \n lewis jones
2002
ahead of the pack
Lewis Jones

Con text

2002

Ahead of the Pack

219



flexible choice \n number chosen with four backtoback pairs, using george sands's "one to eight" principle \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Flexible Choice

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2

60



stax fax \n stacks that force numbers, see also p. 68 \n karl fulves \n stewart james
2005
clockwork
Karl Fulves, Stewart James

Stax Fax

2005

Clockwork

45



paine setup \n for a number force, 1415 \n s. h. paine
2005
clockwork
S. H. Paine

Paine SetUp

2005

Clockwork

45



booklefta \n number force with eightcard packet and spelling \n howard a. adams
2006
prolix
Howard A. Adams

Booklefta

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

136



sevendipity \n four spectators get a part of a suit each and spell numbers several times, all end up with a seven \n marty kane \n the one o'clock mystery \n jim steinmeyer
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Marty Kane

Sevendipity

Inspired by

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

191



arranging a force \n seven cards stuck in upright standing book in random order, book opened, some cards are now facing front and some back, forcing total \n karl fulves
2007
prolix
Karl Fulves

Arranging A Force

2007

Prolix
(Issue 3)

188



the 14/15 force \n credit information on number forcing stacks \n karl fulves
2008
prolix
Karl Fulves

The 14/15 Force

2008

Prolix
(Issue 5)

287



a prophetic card discovery \n deck separated in red and black, one half cut, top two values added and counted down in other half to arrive at prediction \n t. page wright \n the sphinx, may 1924 \n prophesied discovery \n william larsen
2008
prolix
T. Page Wright

A Prophetic Card Discovery

Related toAlso published here

2008

Prolix
(Issue 5)

288



computation foretold \n number forcing stack \n t. page wright \n william larsen \n the sphinx, feb. 1931
2008
prolix
T. Page Wright, William Larsen

Computation Foretold

Also published here

2008

Prolix
(Issue 5)

288



dice & deal \n mixing process (with die) with eleven cards in 14/15 force stack that restores after two times, dealflipdropcut \n karl fulves
2008
xtra credit
Karl Fulves

Dice & Deal

2008

Xtra Credit
(Issue 1)

3



20. the hunt for red october (book test) \n page and word forced via playing card procedure \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli)
2009
penumbra
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli)

20. The Hunt for Red October (Book Test)

2009

Penumbra
(Issue 11)

6



number, number, number \n ace through six, counting trick which forces eleven \n jim steinmeyer
2010
subsequent impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer

Number, Number, Number

2010

Subsequent Impuzzibilities

15



force six \n circle layout to force six \n jim steinmeyer
2010
subsequent impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer

Force Six

2010

Subsequent Impuzzibilities

23



force ten \n circle layout to force ten \n jim steinmeyer
2010
subsequent impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer

Force Ten

2010

Subsequent Impuzzibilities

24



numismatrick \n calculation trick using the ace through nine of a suit \n robin robertson \n numismatica \n karl fulves
2010
xtra credit
Robin Robertson

Numismatrick

Inspired by

2010

Xtra Credit
(Issue 5)

23



fair and square \n 4x4 square layout, spectator choses row or column, values added, selection at that position in the rest, magic square force \n harry lorayne
2011
special effects
Harry Lorayne

Fair And Square

2011

Special Effects

82



yin yang divide \n six cards chosen, separated into two groups of three and each added up, both totals predicted \n so sato
2016
the secrets of so sato
So Sato

Yin Yang Divide

2016

The Secrets of So Sato

92



double digits force \n forcing two onedigit numbers by riffling through cards and spectator names two values he sees \n asi wind \n psychological riffle force (chan canasta: a remarkable man, david britland, 2000) \n audience involvement \n chan canasta
2019
paper work
Asi Wind

Double Digits Force

Inspired by

2019

Paper Work

7



european 10/11 force variant \n name given by bascom jones, additional variant for the number ten given by max maven \n unknown \n max maven
2019
plots & methods
Unknown, Max Maven

European 10/11 Force Variant

2019

Plots & Methods

26



the add stack \n forcing number 170 \n kyle everitt
2020
epoch
Kyle Everitt

The Add Stack

May 2020

Epoch
(Vol. 1 No. 1)

3


