63 entries in Rubber Band / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Hexenknoten silks are suddenly knotted together, then loose again, secret rubber band, attachment at back of chair that holds it until needed
Feb. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 35
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Rubber Band Thumb Tie Method thumb tie with rubber bands
1934 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 1
Unknown The Jumping Rubber Band classic
Related to 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 134
Najaros L'anneau qui s'échappe rubber band puzzle, freeing it without letting go of it
1955 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 2) 286
Martin Gardner Rubber Bands
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 91
Alex Elmsley The Twisted Band Puzzle to remove the twists in a wide rubber band
Also published here 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 91
Alex Elmsley Verdrehtes Gumiband Puzzle to remove the twists in a wide rubber band
Also published here 1959 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 3) 838
Alex Elmsley Twister puzzle about twisted wide rubber band
VariationsAlso published here Mar. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 606
Bob Read, Pete Biro Impromptu Sight Bits Business gags with a rubber band and fingerettes
Feb. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 72
Jim Ryan Good Night, George! rubber band is slowly moving down into fist
1977 Lecture Notes Bar Magic 8
Neal Thomas A Puzzle rubber band configuration between fingers, "It should be noted, that Neal is 8 years old."
Related toAlso published here 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 7) 1127
Neal Thomas Elastic Solution rubber band configuration between fingers
Related to 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1301
Unknown The Two Way-Stretch making one rubber band look like two
1979 Elastrix 9
Unknown Betcha-Can't putting rubber band around spectator's hand that he cannot remove one-handed
Related to 1979 Elastrix 11
Unknown For the Kids faces on wide rubber band become distorted when band is pulled
1979 Elastrix 13
Unknown Loop the Loop loop around spectator's finger is freed
1979 Elastrix 14
Unknown Spirit Arrow arrow on block of wood points to "yes" or "no" to answer questions
1979 Elastrix 14
Unknown To Make Anything Disappear with a Rubber Band small item put in silk vanishes
1979 Elastrix 16
Unknown The Dancing Pencils gag
1979 Elastrix 17
Unknown Aladdin's Ring optical illusion/effect when rubber band is spun around fingers
1979 Elastrix 20
Unknown Try Your Hand at This putting rubber band around spectator's hand that he cannot remove one-handed
Related to 1979 Elastrix 28
Unknown The Clips That Join configuration with bill, paper clips and rubber band, bill pulled and other things linked
1979 Elastrix 29
Alex Elmsley Let's Do the Twist puzzle about twisted wide rubber band
Also published here 1979 Elastrix 31
Unknown Bracelet and Band removing bracelet that is around one finger while tips of fingers are banded with rubber band
1979 Elastrix 31
Unknown The Jumping Band band around fingers, spectator places hand on top, rubber band jumps onto his fingers
1979 Elastrix 33
Unknown A Borrowed Loop endless chain type layout with rubber band, knowing when pencil or finger will be caught
1979 Elastrix 35
Alex Elmsley Twister No. 54, performer twist rubber band and spectator holds it, he cannot untwist it
Also published here 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 67
Karl Fulves Tale Twister No. 55, variation on Elmsley's Twister with two pens
Inspired by 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 68
Unknown Bet a Band No. 57, rubber band on finger which is held by spectator is freed, as a bar bet
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 70
Stanley Collins The Jumping Rubber Band No. 58, classic
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 71
Fred Furman Double Jump No. 59, Collins Jumping Rubber Band, with two bands
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 73
Bruce Elliott Flying Clipper No. 60, double jumping rubber band routine, on one is a paper clip, looks like clip jumps from band to band
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 73
Neal Thomas Strange Interlude No. 62, rubber band configuration between fingers
Also published here 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 75
Unknown Das springende Gummiband jumping rubber band, classic
1983 Je geschickter desto Zauberer 27
Pascal Monmoine Match Missile building a match missile
May 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1234
Unknown Gummiringe two impromptu magic items and gags with rubber bands
Dec. 1986 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3&4) 124
Ray Kosby Elephant Rubber rubber band is stretched and is then large rubber band
1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 7) 1
Ray Kosby Recurring Nightmare Professor's Nightmare with three different sized rubber bands
Also published here 1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 11&12) 6
Bill Wisch Bill's Monte rubber band around finger, spectator must trap it by grabbing correct finger
Inspired by
  • Fred Furman (Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic, p. 510, The Magic Book, p. 45)
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 32) 1378
David Britland Elastic Thread as Reel Substitute
Related to
  • "Penetrable Silk" (Spalding, Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic Vol. 2)
1988 Card Kinetics 38
Dan Harlan The Incredible Shrinking Rubber Band
Variations 1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 4) 8
Ray Kosby Recurring Nightmare Professor's Nightmare with three different sized rubber bands
Also published here Feb. 1990 Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 2) 74
Carl Albright Bang, You're Dead! Boomerang Rubberband
Variations Dec. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 12) 2005
Alex Elmsley The Twister (A Puzzle)
Also published here 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 169
Michael Weber Knot the Truth knot in rubberband divines selected matchbook, animation
1991 Life Savers 54
Bobby Plaut Breaking Up the Band broken rubber band transposes with unbroken one
1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 4) 6
Dr. Gordon J. Arquette Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by July 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2095
Dan Harlan Inescapable thing with fingers locked with rubberband, credit corrections see p. 2231 (Vol. 4)
Dec. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 12) 2155
Steve Beam Encoded one of several rubber bands is selected, when stretched "You will pick me" is seen written on it
Related to 1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 44) 792
Scott Hitchcock The Programmed Rubber Band instant between finger linking and application
Oct. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 10) 2277
Karl Fulves Dating Game three names written on paper, one is the girlfriend, pencil on rubber band moves to answer questions
Related to
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin)
1993 Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 20
Joe Rindfleisch Chain Gang several rubber bands knot together (link) in the hand
1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 4) 14
Unknown Gunslinger method to shoot a rubber band
1995 The "B" Movies 6
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Schmobius rubber band is impossibly tangled with a knot in it
1997 Ah-ha! 57
Richard Bartram, Jr. Elashtick when stretched message on rubber band can be read
Related to 1997 Trephine 86
Helge Thun Double-Bind signed card appears folded in quarters in a box, folded card is wrapped in a rubber band
1998 The Book 73
R. Paul Wilson Three bits on the band three ideas for rubber bands
Related to 2001 Omerta 10
Karl Fulves Band o'Notes [G] - Rubber Bands, How Sized chart with sizes
2004 Under Tension 13
Unknown Rubber Band Heat rubber band becomes hot when stretched, reprinted from "The Big Stretch" (Ada & Frank Graham, 1985)
2004 Under Tension 59
Karl Fulves Stretching The Truth word written on wide rubber band when stretched is no longer readable when collapsed, instant stooge application
Related to 2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 432
Unknown The Psychic Rubber Band prediction written on rubber band
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 21) 314
Shane Cobalt The Silly Little Rubber Band Trick Rubberband starts dangling from thumb, with a wave becomes intertwined between the fingers, more of a stunt
2012 Chasing Dovetails 25
Henry Harrius Crazyman's Split Spectator and magician hold onto a single rubberband together, a gentle tap splits it into two rubberbands
2016 Pure 8