93 entries in Numbers / Number Forces / Playing Cards
  
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Charles T. Jordan The Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 23
Charles T. Jordan The Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 34
Theodore Annemann A Thought is Fathomed using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins
Related toVariations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 6
Unknown A Prediction card at "selected" number predicted, calculation force
Mental Magic with Cards 29
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half
Related to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Locating a Page and Word by Cards force number with stack
Mental Magic with Cards 18
Theodore Annemann The Word on the Page using 14-15 card stack
VariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 157
Unknown Diachylon Book Test. Forcing A Number
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 107
Theodore Annemann Fathomed Thought using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
U. F. Grant A Book Test forcing word with cards, double facer
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
William Larsen Prophesied Discovery using stack that forces number ten
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
Charles T. Jordan Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 200
Unknown Mephisto's Message stack that will force the number twelve
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Charles T. Jordan Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Charles T. Jordan The Fifteenth Card values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Charles T. Jordan Strange Coincidence stack that will force the number ten
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines book test, using deck of cards in Si Stebbins order for word selection
VariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 207
Theodore Annemann Premier Book Test using deck of cards to force page number
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines using deck of cards to force page number
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser To Force any Number from One to Eight
Greater Magic 196
Jack Vosburgh Monk's Mystery 14-15 stack that forces number
Variations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 880
Al Baker Al Baker Number Force with cards, waxed or roughed
Also published here The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 220
Ronald B. Edwards Free Force forcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction
Related to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 62) 254
Unknown Forcing Three Numbers using cards
The Fine Art of Magic 230
Cy Endfield Forcing 23 Coin's Date and Card
Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 46
Edward Marlo Another Effect is the Following as a number force or book test
Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 19
Tan Hock Chuan, Jochen Zmeck Das Meister-Spiel deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in Si Stebbins or other arrangement, also for clean removal of three cards from deck out-of-hand, number force for book test
Also published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 10
Stewart Judah Favorite Card Trick card from row chosen, its value used to count down to selection
The Living End 42
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four borrowed coins chosen, two chosen cards added, coin and sum predicted in wallet, two methods
Also published here Close Up Cues 13
Unknown The Fourteen Fifteen Deck forcing a number, for a book test
The Big Book of Magic 96
Unknown 14/15 Stack
The Amazing World of Mentalism 71
Karl Fulves The Aftermath Book Test two spectators's words predicted, selected with playing card procedure, 14-15 stack
Inspired byRelated to Aftermath 1
Karl Fulves Monte Carlo spectator makes calculations starting from 27 by choosing plus or minus cards, arrives at 64, force
Interlocutor (Issue 18) 70
Jack Yates The Number Force 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)
Jack's Pack 5
Unknown The Printed Word No. 30, spectator cuts deck and takes two cards, values added and phone book opened on that page, 14-15 stack
Self-Working Mental Magic 48
Theodore Annemann Word on the Page No. 31, two-spectator version of 14-15 stack
Also published here Self-Working Mental Magic 50
Bob Hummer Mother Goose Force to force a page, based on the Miraskill idea
Related to
  • Martin Gardner's "Mother Goose Mystery"
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 99
Sam Schwartz The Morality Test stack that forces number and thus word in Astrology book
Astrology — The Hidden Force 39
Stewart James The Dilly-Dally Principle number force with playing cards
Arcane (Issue 10) 124
Stewart James Half Open Omen number prediction with cards using cyclical stack (Si Stebbins, Eight Kings), featuring comedy patter "Heinz Across the Sea"
Arcane (Issue 10) 129
Stewart James Bermuda Triangles coincidences with triangle layout...
Arcane (Issue 10) 129
Sam Schwartz Mental Monk 14-15 stack that forces number and thus a word into Astrology book
Inspired by Astrology — The Hidden Force 31
Sam Schwartz Under The Influence stack that forces number and thus word in Astrology book
Inspired by
  • item in Gen magazine
Astrology — The Hidden Force 38
Philip T. Goldstein Counter Feat spectator finds his card at some position
Thequal 6
Max Maven Triskadekaphobia forcing the number thirteen with cards
Related to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24) 238
Karl Fulves Magic with Paper Magic No. 81, this book is a force-book with "tricks" as every fourth word at the start of each chapter, complicated force with cards, word and a card value predicted
Self-Working Paper Magic 146
Philip T. Goldstein, Robert E. Neale Toddler packet mixed face-up/face-down, values added up is force number
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Variations
Fifth 3
Philip T. Goldstein Numbers selected number cards added up
Thavant 15
Richard Vollmer Six Plus Five two cards add up to eleven
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 7) 2240
Karl Fulves Close Encounter examination of H. S. Paine's 14-15 stack
  • 4-Way Force
  • Toggle Force
  • Flip Force
Related to Verbatim (Issue 7) 71
Karl Fulves Chance Encounter dealing procedure used arrive at numbers, when added two numbers are calculated, they are the key numbers of two hotel keys, using 14-15 stack
Related to Rigmarole (Issue 6) 71
Karl Fulves Little Nothings - part one two packets dealt until the Ace of Spades is seen in one pile, remaining cards are twelve cards, number is forced
Inspired by Rigmarole (Issue 7) 83
Mel Bennett Three Card Tricks six-card pyramid layout, folding, number nine can be forced
  • Cheaper By The Dozen (forcing twelve)
  • At The Strike of 10 (ten-card pyramid, forced 25)
Inspired byAlso published here Verbatim (Issue 10) 119
Karl Fulves, Henry Christ Sum and Difference No. 5, highest and lowest card from a packet removed, sum and difference of those values calculated and added, result predicted
Easy Magic 6
Arthur Setterington The Square Deal No. 24, 3x3 layout with twelve cards, center cards added give forced number, card at this position predicted
Related to Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 43
Peter Duffie Forced Entry 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
Method in Effect 10
Martin Gardner A Curious Number Force Ace through Nine in 3x3 layout
Related to Underworld (Issue 5) 62
Peter Duffie Coversion two piles, card chosen in one half, other half dealt into three piles and stopped anytime, top three cards added to count to selection
Related to Covert Concepts 13
Karl Fulves, Mel Bennett A Card Force "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
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 9) 286
Peter Duffie Centrifugal Diary 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
Deck Direct 2
Peter Duffie Predict deck cut, nine cards counted off, some added, total predicted
Deck Direct 7
Justin Higham Tri-Rigged altered layout
Inspired by Arcardia 100
Ellis Stanyon Riffle Shuffle for the Paired Pack No. 31, long-short 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
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 290
Peter Duffie Backlog card freely chosen face-up, value and suit spelled to separately and the two cards removed and added, that number is written at the back of the selection
Related to New Inspirations 2
Peter Duffie Colorosity Plus! two odd-colored cards are eventually in two piles, the add up to a number prediction (7/8 force stack)
New Inspirations 9
Karl Fulves A Friendly Ghost No. 51, two cards chosen from two decks match, card also predicted, non-shuffle Gilbreath principle (taking cards from top or bottom)
New Self-Working Card Tricks 75
Unknown Prediction Supreme No. 20, some cards chosen and their values added, fifteen, card at that position predicted
New Self-Working Card Tricks 33
Philip T. Goldstein, Peter Duffie On Add-a-No
Redivider 17
Jim Steinmeyer The One O'clock Mystery spelling hours to arrive at one, Kruskal
Related toVariations Impuzzibilities 12
Philip T. Goldstein Toll a Total, a Total Lot a/k/a Must Sum
taking cards from two piles
Redivider 21
Jim Steinmeyer The Three Mystery spelling numbers to arrive at three, Kruskal
Impuzzibilities 14
Lewis Jones Con text spectator deals and stops for page number, repeated for word number, word divined
Ahead of the Pack 219
Philip T. Goldstein Never Odd or Even a/k/a I Prefer Pi
Rotator as number force
Related to Redivider 14
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Flexible Choice number chosen with four back-to-back pairs, using George Sands's "One to Eight" principle
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 60
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Stax Fax stacks that force numbers, see also p. 68
Clockwork 45
S. H. Paine Paine Set-Up for a number force, 14-15
Clockwork 45
Marty Kane Sevendipity four spectators get a part of a suit each and spell numbers several times, all end up with a Seven
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 191
Howard A. Adams Booklefta number force with eight-card packet and spelling
Prolix (Issue 2) 136
Karl Fulves Arranging A Force seven cards stuck in upright standing book in random order, book opened, some cards are now facing front and some back, forcing total
Prolix (Issue 3) 188
Karl Fulves Dice & Deal mixing process (with die) with eleven cards in 14/15 force stack that restores after two times, dealflipdropcut
Xtra Credit (Issue 1) 3
Karl Fulves The 14/15 Force credit information on number forcing stacks
Prolix (Issue 5) 287
T. Page Wright A Prophetic Card Discovery deck separated in red and black, one half cut, top two values added and counted down in other half to arrive at prediction
Related toAlso published here
  • The Sphinx, May 1924
Prolix (Issue 5) 288
T. Page Wright, William Larsen Computation Foretold number forcing stack
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Feb. 1931
Prolix (Issue 5) 288
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 20. The Hunt for Red October (Book Test) page and word forced via playing card procedure
Penumbra (Issue 11) 6
Robin Robertson Numismatrick calculation trick using the Ace through Nine of a suit
Inspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 5) 23
Jim Steinmeyer Number, Number, Number Ace through Six, counting trick which forces eleven
Subsequent Impuzzibilities 15
Jim Steinmeyer Force Six circle layout to force six
Subsequent Impuzzibilities 23
Jim Steinmeyer Force Ten circle layout to force ten
Subsequent Impuzzibilities 24
Harry Lorayne Fair And Square 4x4 square layout, spectator choses row or column, values added, selection at that position in the rest, magic square force
Special Effects 82
So Sato Yin Yang Divide six cards chosen, separated into two groups of three and each added up, both totals predicted
The Secrets of So Sato 92
Asi Wind Double Digits Force forcing two one-digit numbers by riffling through cards and spectator names two values he sees
Inspired by Paper Work 7
Unknown, Max Maven European 10/11 Force Variant Name given by Bascom Jones, additional variant for the number ten given by Max Maven
Plots & Methods 26