conradis zauberwürfel\ndie with only three different numbers, to force an object in a row of four\nfriedrich w. conradi-horster
1904
der zauberspiegel Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster

Conradis Zauberwürfel

die with only three different numbers, to force an object in a row of four

das geheimnis des wörterbuches\nempty 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\ndas geheimnis des wörterbuches\n unknown
1904
der zauberspiegel
Unknown

Das Geheimnis des Wörterbuches

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

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

The Psychic Prediction

total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains

a thought is fathomed\nusing deck of cards to force page number, si stebbins\ntheodore annemann\nfathomed thought\ntheodore annemann\na fathomed thought\nsam schwartz
1934
sh-h-h--! it's a secret Theodore Annemann

A Thought is Fathomed

using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins

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

Mephisto's Message

number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half

the word on the page\nusing 14-15 card stack\ntheodore annemann\nthe aftermath book test\nkarl fulves\nword on the page\ntheodore annemann
1936
the jinx 1-50 Theodore Annemann

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

Psychic Prediction

total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains

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

The Fifteenth Card

values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack

between the lines\nusing deck of cards to force page number\ntheodore annemann\nbetween the lines\ntheodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Theodore Annemann

fathomed thought\nusing deck of cards to force page number, si stebbins\ntheodore annemann\na thought is fathomed\ntheodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Theodore Annemann

Fathomed Thought

using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins

prophesied discovery\nusing stack that forces number ten\nwilliam larsen\na prophetic card discovery\nt. page wright
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks William Larsen

the fourteen deck\nset-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth\nralph w. hull
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Ralph W. Hull

The Fourteen Deck

set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth

between the lines\nbook test, using deck of cards in si stebbins order for word selection\ntheodore annemann\nbetween the lines\ntheodore annemann\ndemon's effect\nsam schwartz
1937
the jinx 1-50 Theodore Annemann

Between the Lines

book test, using deck of cards in Si Stebbins order for word selection

date sense\nnumbers on calendar are added, matrix force\nwalter b. gibson\ndate sense\nwalter b. gibson\ncrazy calendar\nmartin gardner
1938
the jinx 1-50 Walter B. Gibson

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

'Number, Please'

prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters

die force improvement \none of four cards with rolling of die, see 202 method of forcing for original\nclement de lion
1942
the phoenix 1-50 Clement de Lion

Die Force Improvement

one of four cards with rolling of die, see 202 Method of Forcing for original

free force\nforcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction\nronald b. edwards\nthe back room\nbruce elliott
1944
the phoenix 51-100 Ronald B. Edwards

Free Force

forcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction

days of force\ncalendar number force\nmel stover\nfortunes of a wise fool\nstephen minch\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\nmatrix number force\nthomas alan waters\nquintasense\nthomas alan waters\nringo-bingo\nstephen tucker\nrethink\nphilip t. goldstein\nthreesum\nthomas alan waters\ncalendar prediction\nmel stover
1945
the phoenix 51-100 Mel Stover

advertising stunt\ntwo lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divined\ntom fitzgerald\nsee also "the 'q' trick" in hoffmann's " modern magic" p.560
1945
the phoenix 51-100 Tom Fitzgerald

Advertising Stunt

two lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divined

Related to

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

transcendental book test\nusing mathematical addition force\nrichard himber\ntranscendental book test\nrichard himber
1945/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 4 Richard Himber

two quickies\n- transposition of two cards
- forcing a number with coins\nronald b. edwards\nsmall change prediction\nronald b. edwards
1953
the phoenix 251 — 300 Ronald B. Edwards

astral digit\nafter some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate\njack yates
1954
minds in close-up Jack Yates

Astral Digit

after some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate

an oddity\npaper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator\ngeorge sands\ndoubling down\nsteve beam
1954
the new phoenix 301-348 George Sands

An Oddity

paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator

the mysteries of nine\nnumber forces using the number nine (e.g. 1089), includes variation by t. o'connor sloane using money\n unknown\nt. o'connor sloane\n6801 prediction\nsteve beam
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown, T. O'Connor Sloane

The Mysteries of Nine

Number forces using the number nine (e.g. 1089), includes variation by T. O'Connor Sloane using money

digital roots\nnumber force using digital roots\n unknown\npersistent root\n unknown\nguessing someone's age\n unknown\nan addition trick\n unknown\na multiplication trick\n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

guessing someone's age\nusing digital roots to estimate the age of someone\n unknown\ndigital roots\n unknown\njust a few wrinkles...\nstephen tucker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Guessing Someone's Age

Using digital roots to estimate the age of someone

the irrisistible force\n\nmel stover\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\nthreesum\nthomas alan waters\nforce majeur\nphilip t. goldstein\ntile force\ndoug canning
1957
the new phoenix 301-348 Mel Stover

al bakers nummer-force\nwith number cards\nal baker\nal baker number force\nal baker
1962
enzyklopädie der rauh-glatt-kartentricks — teil i Al Baker

page force\ntwo books, miscall\ndavid hoy\npage force\ntony corinda\nafterthought!\nrobert schwarz
1963
the bold and subtle miracles of dr. faust David Hoy

another effect is the following\nas a number force or book test\nedward marlo\nthe restacking pack\nalex elmsley
1964
faro controlled miracles Edward Marlo

oops 1: fifty years of history\nnumerical force to select a particular card on a grid of twenty cards, based on an important year to the spectator\nchan canasta
1966
book of oopses Chan Canasta

Oops 1: Fifty years of history

Numerical force to select a particular card on a grid of twenty cards, based on an important year to the spectator

oops 9: look out for a number\n1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal prediction\nchan canasta\n6801 prediction\nsteve beam
1966
book of oopses Chan Canasta

Oops 9: Look out for a number

1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal prediction

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

Oops 4: Matches not for burning

Some matches placed in three equal groups on the page, moved around according to instructions, predict how many matches in the middle group

das meister-spiel\ndeck 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\ntan hock chuan\njochen zmeck\nr. & s. master pack\ntan hock chuan
1967
enzyklopädie der rauh-glatt-kartentricks - teil iii 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

vision diabolique\nperformer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card\npaul siegel
1972
doorway to delusion Paul Siegel

Vision Diabolique

performer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card

number force\nlimited pool of numbers, spectator's hold up hands with outstretched fingers, two-digit number is created\npaul siegel
1972
doorway to delusion Paul Siegel

Number Force

limited pool of numbers, spectator's hold up hands with outstretched fingers, two-digit number is created

... and the last word\non perfect calculator model for novak's calcu-total\nfredric kolb\ncalcu-total!\njohn a. novak
1974
the compleat magick — volume ii Fredric Kolb

... And the Last Word

on perfect calculator model for Novak's Calcu-Total

logic dice\n"math trix"
die thrown and turned according to rules, final number predicted\nkarl fulves\nlogic dice\nkarl fulves\nlogic dice\nkarl fulves\npoker logic\nstephen tucker\ntaxi dice\nreinhard müller
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Karl Fulves

Logic Dice

"Math Trix"
die thrown and turned according to rules, final number predicted

small change prediction\nforcing 2010 with coins\nronald b. edwards\ntwo quickies\nronald b. edwards
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Ronald B. Edwards

el pez japonés\npuzzle and number divination with 8 cigarettes, fish layout\nkabon fujimara\njuan tamariz\nfish layout puzzle\nmartin gardner
1975
magia en el bar Kabon Fujimara, Juan Tamariz

El Pez Japonés

puzzle and number divination with 8 cigarettes, fish layout

double mental test\none of four borrowed coins chosen, two chosen cards added, coin and sum predicted in wallet, two methods\njerry mentzer\n"double mental test" (linking ring, february 1971)\ndouble mental test\njerry mentzer
1975
close up cues 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

"Double Mental Test" (Linking Ring, February 1971)

volta's "all-fair" dictionary feat\nnumbers written on card or slate are used to arrive at sentence in dictionary, forcing a range of nine numbers\nburling hull
1976
the amazing world of mentalism Burling Hull

Volta's "All-Fair" Dictionary Feat

numbers written on card or slate are used to arrive at sentence in dictionary, forcing a range of nine numbers

the performer presents a number test\nrow of numbers written on slate, a number arrived at by calculation, numbers wiped away and calculated number appears (1089)\nburling hull
1976
the amazing world of mentalism Burling Hull

The Performer Presents a Number Test

row of numbers written on slate, a number arrived at by calculation, numbers wiped away and calculated number appears (1089)

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

Volta's Master Bok Test Mystery

several two-digit numbers on paper, cut out, two pieces chosen and all digits added, first sentence on that page divined

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

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

The Locked Book

with locked book, forcing a limited choice, numbers written in a row and three are encircled

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

Monte Carlo

spectator makes calculations starting from 27 by choosing plus or minus cards, arrives at 64, force

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

the aftermath book test\ntwo spectators's words predicted, selected with playing card procedure, 14-15 stack\nkarl fulves\nthe word on the page\ntheodore annemann\nforce books\nkarl fulves
1978
aftermath Karl Fulves

The Aftermath Book Test

two spectators's words predicted, selected with playing card procedure, 14-15 stack

logic dice\ndie is turned around some times according to simple rules, end result is predicted\nkarl fulves\nlogic dice\nkarl fulves
1979
faro possibilities Karl Fulves

Logic Dice

die is turned around some times according to simple rules, end result is predicted

the printed word\nno. 30, spectator cuts deck and takes two cards, values added and phone book opened on that page, 14-15 stack\n unknown
1979
self-working mental magic
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

word on the page\nno. 31, two-spectator version of 14-15 stack\ntheodore annemann\nthe word on the page\ntheodore annemann
1979
self-working mental magic Theodore Annemann

rainbow matrix\nnumber force with a magic square\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\ndays of force\nmel stover\nthe irrisistible force\nmel stover\nby the numbers\nlewis jones\nrainbow matrix - weber notes\nmichael weber
1980
the violet book of mentalism Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik

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

Mind Runes

four rune sticks with one spot on one side and two on the other, stick thrown and card at spot-sum position in Tarot deck noted, number and card predicted as well as spot configuration on rune sticks

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

rainbow matrix\nnumber force with a magic square\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\ndays of force\nmel stover\nthe irrisistible force\nmel stover
1982
shuffled lecture Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik

cardputer\nusing number cards, numbers on both sides\nalex east\nnumeral-oh-gee\n amazing randi\nshigeo futagawa\nmusical\nalex east
1982
spell-binder Alex East

ringo-bingo\nstover's days of force with bingo cards\nstephen tucker\ndays of force\nmel stover\nrethink\nphilip t. goldstein
1982
spell-binder Stephen Tucker

super prophet\nno. 99, numbers from one to six listed a few times and added, total predicted\nkarl fulves\nthe million-dollar prediction\nkarl fulves
1983
self-working number magic Karl Fulves

Super Prophet

No. 99, numbers from one to six listed a few times and added, total predicted

zaubern mit würfeln\nvarious easy tricks with dice
- divination of number
- forcing a number, with matchbox
- easy bank night routine with dice\npiet forton
1983
je geschickter desto zauberer Piet Forton

think of a number\nno. 9, spectator does calculation procedure and adds value of change in pocket, performer knows value of change\nsamuel taylor coleridge\nkarl fulves
1983
self-working number magic Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Karl Fulves

Think of a Number

No. 9, spectator does calculation procedure and adds value of change in pocket, performer knows value of change

transcendental book test\nno. 98, two page numbers selected and added, that number opened in third book and first word divined, using mathematical addition force\nrichard himber\ntranscendental book test\nrichard himber
1983
self-working number magic Richard Himber

Transcendental Book Test

No. 98, two page numbers selected and added, that number opened in third book and first word divined, using mathematical addition force

koran / victor number force\nsee al koran's jackpot coins\nal koran\nedward victor\na match divination\nedward victor
1983
pabular Al Koran, Edward Victor

familiar spirit\nno. 6, forcing a postion in a dial by adding four number to the same digits scrambled\n unknown
1983
self-working number magic
Unknown

Familiar Spirit

No. 6, forcing a postion in a dial by adding four number to the same digits scrambled

the broken square\nno. 36, square with two parts missing, still magic square, used for force\nstephen clark
1983
self-working number magic Stephen Clark

The Broken Square

No. 36, square with two parts missing, still magic square, used for force

date sense\nno. 72, numbers on calendar are added, matrix force\nwalter b. gibson\ndate sense\nwalter b. gibson
1983
self-working number magic Walter B. Gibson

Date Sense

No. 72, numbers on calendar are added, matrix force

crazy calendar\nno. 73, calendar force with matrix principle\nmartin gardner\ndate sense\nwalter b. gibson\nauto suggestion\nkarl fulves\nthe force methods\nmel bennett
1983
self-working number magic Martin Gardner

auto suggestion\nno. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cards\nkarl fulves\ncrazy calendar\nmartin gardner
1983
self-working number magic Karl Fulves

Auto Suggestion

No. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cards

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

Half Open Omen

number prediction with cards using cyclical stack (Si Stebbins, Eight Kings), featuring comedy patter "Heinz Across the Sea"

mental monk\n14-15 stack that forces number and thus a word into astrology book\nsam schwartz\nmonk's mystery\njack vosburgh
1983
astrology — the hidden force Sam Schwartz

Mental Monk

14-15 stack that forces number and thus a word into Astrology book

under the influence\nstack that forces number and thus word in astrology book\nsam schwartz\nitem in gen magazine
1983
astrology — the hidden force Sam Schwartz

Under The Influence

stack that forces number and thus word in Astrology book

rethink\nstover's days of force with bingo cards\nphilip t. goldstein\ndays of force\nmel stover\nringo-bingo\nstephen tucker
1983
spell-binder Philip T. Goldstein

threesum\ntriple prediction on selected playing cards, with bingo chart (stover's "irrisistible force")\nthomas alan waters\npeter warlock's "caught thoughts" in "pentagram" vol. 10, no. 6, 1956. p. 49.\ndays of force\nmel stover\nthe irrisistible force\nmel stover
1984
mind, myth & magick Thomas Alan Waters

Threesum

triple prediction on selected playing cards, with Bingo chart (Stover's "irrisistible Force")

Inspired by

Peter Warlock's "Caught Thoughts" in "Pentagram" Vol. 10, No. 6, 1956. P. 49.

fred 23\nbold number force, card named, number written on back of named selection\npeter duffie\nbacklog\npeter duffie
1984
close-up to the point Peter Duffie

Fred 23

bold number force, card named, number written on back of named selection

almanac affinity\nno. 79, spectator removes page of newspaper and adds all four page numbers, number used to look up word in almanac, forced, two handlings\nkarl fulves
1985
self-working paper magic Karl Fulves

Almanac Affinity

No. 79, spectator removes page of newspaper and adds all four page numbers, number used to look up word in almanac, forced, two handlings

magic with <i>paper magic</i>\nno. 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\nkarl fulves
1985
self-working paper magic 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

murder by memory\nno. 45, page number selected with numbers on pieces of paper, only four outcomes possible\nkarl fulves
1985
self-working paper magic Karl Fulves

Murder by Memory

No. 45, page number selected with numbers on pieces of paper, only four outcomes possible

6801 prediction\ncomedy prediction with a twist, 1089 force\nsteve beam\nthe mysteries of nine\n unknown\nt. o'connor sloane\noops 9: look out for a number\nchan canasta\nthe trapdoor issue #13\nsteve beam
1986
the trapdoor — volume one Steve Beam

force majeur\nmatrix force for any number, approach to mel stover's "irresistible force"\nphilip t. goldstein\nthe irrisistible force\nmel stover
1987
doth Philip T. Goldstein

Force Majeur

matrix force for any number, approach to Mel Stover's "Irresistible Force"

smart money\nno. 92, calculation with date on any coin with result in number nine, this book is a force-book with "of" as every ninth word at the start of each chapter\nkarl fulves
1989
self-working coin magic Karl Fulves

Smart Money

No. 92, calculation with date on any coin with result in number nine, this book is a force-book with "of" as every ninth word at the start of each chapter

toddler\npacket mixed face-up/face-down, values added up is force number\nphilip t. goldstein\nrobert e. neale\n"baby hummer" (charles hudson, linking ring)\nnumber hummer\nrobert e. neale
1989
fifth Philip T. Goldstein, Robert E. Neale

Toddler

packet mixed face-up/face-down, values added up is force number

mehrere-würfel-force\nforcing an object among twelve, two dice, with several outs\nchristoph borer\nmehrere-würfel-force\nchristoph borer
1991
magie Christoph Borer

Mehrere-Würfel-Force

forcing an object among twelve, two dice, with several outs

letter of intent\none of three envelopes chosen by exchanging number cards and adding some, number range force\nkarl fulves
1992
deceptive practices Karl Fulves

Letter of Intent

one of three envelopes chosen by exchanging number cards and adding some, number range force

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

Kronos

force of number five, six or seven with wrist watch procedure, newspaper test application, see note on p. 7

Related to

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

close encounter\nexamination of h. s. paine's 14-15 stack
- 4-way force
- toggle force
- flip force\nkarl fulves\nchance encounter\nkarl fulves
1993
verbatim Karl Fulves

fragment: notes for a chapter on the psychology of magic\ncollection of different psychological forces of numbers and cards\njohn northern hilliard
1994
more greater magic John Northern Hilliard

Fragment: Notes for a Chapter on The Psychology of Magic

collection of different psychological forces of numbers and cards

chance encounter\ndealing procedure used arrive at numbers, when added two numbers are calculated, they are the key numbers of two hotel keys, using 14-15 stack\nkarl fulves\nclose encounter\nkarl fulves
1994
rigmarole 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

little nothings - part one\ntwo packets dealt until the ace of spades is seen in one pile, remaining cards are twelve cards, number is forced\nkarl fulves\nlittle nothings\nkarl fulves
1994
rigmarole 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

three card tricks\nsix-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)\nmel bennett\nday one\nkarl fulves\npile-up\nkarl fulves\na perfect strike\nmel bennett
1994
verbatim Mel Bennett

Three Card Tricks

six-card pyramid layout, folding, number nine can be forced

digit tell us\n"thoughts on a classic number stunt"
three digit number, taken reversed and subtracted, fool-proof method\nkarl fulves
1995
the fine print Karl Fulves

Digit Tell Us

"Thoughts on a classic number stunt"
three digit number, taken reversed and subtracted, fool-proof method

highway robbery\nletters correspond to letters for fun number reveal\njohn mulholland\nkarl fulves\ndemonstration of "affinity of letters and figures" (linking ring, march 1933)\ninformant\nkarl fulves
1995
the fine print John Mulholland, Karl Fulves

Highway Robbery

letters correspond to letters for fun number reveal

Related to

Demonstration of "Affinity of Letters and Figures" (Linking Ring, March 1933)

the square deal\nno. 24, 3x3 layout with twelve cards, center cards added give forced number, card at this position predicted\narthur setterington\nsquare-rigged\njustin higham
1995
self-working close-up card magic Arthur Setterington

The Square Deal

No. 24, 3x3 layout with twelve cards, center cards added give forced number, card at this position predicted

sum and difference\nno. 5, highest and lowest card from a packet removed, sum and difference of those values calculated and added, result predicted\nkarl fulves\nhenry christ
1995
easy magic 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

49 force\ntwo dice used in some calculation that results in 49\nhenry christ\n"die-version" (fitch cheney, mum april 1972)\ninformant\nkarl fulves
1996
underworld Henry Christ

49 Force

two dice used in some calculation that results in 49

the client confidence sugar shocker\nnine sugar packets are numbered on one side, double facer sugar packet is used to force a certain number\nfrancis carlyle\n? truzi\nburling hull\npaul harris\nsimply mental\njack parker
1996
the art of astonishment — book 3 Francis Carlyle, ? Truzi, Burling Hull, Paul Harris

The Client Confidence Sugar Shocker

nine sugar packets are numbered on one side, double facer sugar packet is used to force a certain number

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\npaul harris\nmilton kort
1996
the art of astonishment — book 3 Paul Harris, Milton Kort

Moms Come and Go but a Rolex is Forever

"A Revised Milt Kort Classic", 3 1/2 gag with a book page instead of cards, dial force

the force of numerology\npage number chosen by adding predetermined numbers, word there predicted, any borrowed book\ndan garrett\nlinking ring, oct. 1979\nsome total\nlarry becker
1996
top 10 Dan Garrett

The Force of Numerology

page number chosen by adding predetermined numbers, word there predicted, any borrowed book

forced entry\ntwo 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\npeter duffie
1996
method in effect 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

the eliminator\nuses gaffed dice (mispotted) to locate card in one of six piles, credit info for plot given to publication in nouvelles recreations, physiques et mathematiques (gilles-edme guyot, 1740)\nnick trost\n"e-limination" (frank garcia, top hat topics, fall 1977)\nlucky 13\ngeorge sands
1997
the card magic of nick trost Nick Trost

The Eliminator

Uses gaffed dice (mispotted) to locate card in one of six piles, credit info for plot given to publication in Nouvelles Recreations, Physiques et Mathematiques (Gilles-Edme Guyot, 1740)

Inspired by

"E-Limination" (Frank Garcia, Top Hat Topics, Fall 1977)

"lucky 13" force\nusing a fair dice to force bottom card of seven card packet, by eliminating cards at rolled number repeatedly, independently discovered by mitsunobu matsuyama\ngeorge sands\nmitsunobu matsuyama
1997
the card magic of nick trost George Sands, Mitsunobu Matsuyama

"Lucky 13" Force

Using a fair dice to force bottom card of seven card packet, by eliminating cards at rolled number repeatedly, independently discovered by Mitsunobu Matsuyama

a curious number force\nace through nine in 3x3 layout\nmartin gardner\nthe million-dollar prediction\nkarl fulves\ninformant\nkarl fulves
1997
underworld Martin Gardner

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

Paradox Redux

"Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
tapestry parity principle, credit information, 4x4 number matrix, 19 or 61

folding numbers\npaper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, sum of one orientation predicted, parity\njack avis\nparadox papers\nmartin gardner
1998
vis à vis Jack Avis

Folding Numbers

paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, sum of one orientation predicted, parity

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\nkarl fulves\nmel bennett\nlesson in larceny\nroy walton\nwould i lie to you?\nkarl fulves\ncolorific\nfelix greenfield\ninformant\nkarl fulves
1998
the fine print 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

centrifugal diary\nspectator 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\npeter duffie
1998
deck direct 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

coversion\ntwo piles, card chosen in one half, other half dealt into three piles and stopped anytime, top three cards added to count to selection\npeter duffie\na psychological discovery\nsam leo horowitz\ndiploid\npeter duffie
1998
covert concepts 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

riffle shuffle for the paired pack\nno. 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\nellis stanyon\nmulteffect cards\nval evans
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks 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

square-rigged\nace through queen mixed and dealt in 3x3 square formation by spectator, center cards added and used to count to selection, credit information\njustin higham\n"exit" (stephen tucker, abra #2164, july 18th 1987)\nprecursor #23, may 1989\nthe square deal\narthur setterington\ntri-rigged\njustin higham
1999
arcardia Justin Higham

Square-Rigged

Ace through Queen mixed and dealt in 3x3 square formation by spectator, center cards added and used to count to selection, credit information

Inspired by

"Exit" (Stephen Tucker, Abra #2164, July 18th 1987)

backlog\ncard 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\npeter duffie\nfred 23\npeter duffie
2000
new inspirations 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

colorosity plus!\ntwo odd-colored cards are eventually in two piles, the add up to a number prediction (7/8 force stack)\npeter duffie
2000
new inspirations Peter Duffie

Colorosity Plus!

two odd-colored cards are eventually in two piles, the add up to a number prediction (7/8 force stack)

taxi dice\ndie thrown and turned according to rules, final number predicted, presentation for the effect\nreinhard müller\nlogic dice\nkarl fulves
2001
latter day secrets Reinhard Müller

Taxi Dice

die thrown and turned according to rules, final number predicted, presentation for the effect

prediction supreme\nno. 20, some cards chosen and their values added, fifteen, card at that position predicted\n unknown
2001
new self-working card tricks
Unknown

Prediction Supreme

No. 20, some cards chosen and their values added, fifteen, card at that position predicted

a friendly ghost\nno. 51, two cards chosen from two decks match, card also predicted, non-shuffle gilbreath principle (taking cards from top or bottom)\nkarl fulves
2001
new self-working card tricks 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)

steve's nothing-to-do-with-canning's-idea prediction\nnumber is formed by simple arithmetics and predicted with a coin\nsteve beam
2002
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 4 Steve Beam

by the numbers\nnumber force for any number with a magic square\nlewis jones\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik
2002
ahead of the pack Lewis Jones

i've got your number\nnumber force with a calculator\nlewis jones\nmichael de marco, linking ring, may 2001\ndouble digit inflation\ndoug canning\nsteve beam
2002
ahead of the pack Lewis Jones

the one o'clock mystery\nspelling hours to arrive at one, kruskal\njim steinmeyer\nspelling bee round\nmarty kane\nsevendipity\nmarty kane\ncursed by an evil spell\nmarty kane
2002
impuzzibilities Jim Steinmeyer

principle of nine\nadding digits and subtracting from original number always is a multiple of nine
- the basic estimation principle
- the count-back force
- the less-counting principle\npeter duffie\nrobin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2 Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Principle of Nine

adding digits and subtracting from original number always is a multiple of nine

flexible choice\nnumber chosen with four back-to-back pairs, using george sands's "one to eight" principle\npeter duffie\nrobin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2 Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Flexible Choice

number chosen with four back-to-back pairs, using George Sands's "One to Eight" principle

future choice\nfive envelope with numbers on either side, added in some way by spectator, total predicted, repeat, see vol. 2 reference for credit information\npeter duffie\nrobin robertson\n"one to eight" (george sands, bill simon's mathematical magic, 1964)\nstunumbers\nshigeo futagawa\nnotes & corrections\nmax maven
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1 Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Future Choice

five envelope with numbers on either side, added in some way by spectator, total predicted, repeat, see Vol. 2 reference for credit information

Inspired by

"One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)

whitewash\nesp deck, card chosen by adding some numbers on number cards, predicted, all others blank\npeter duffie\nrobin robertson\n"one to eight" (george sands, bill simon's mathematical magic, 1964)
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1 Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Whitewash

ESP deck, card chosen by adding some numbers on number cards, predicted, all others blank

Inspired by

"One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)

double digit inflation\nusing the tent prediction as a two-way out\ndoug canning\nsteve beam\ni've got your number\nlewis jones
2004
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 5 Doug Canning, Steve Beam

calculated risk\nnumber is formed with calculator, cards are mixed and match the total, using a swindle of sorts\nmick ayres
2004
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 5 Mick Ayres

Calculated Risk

number is formed with calculator, cards are mixed and match the total, using A Swindle of Sorts

urban legends\nfour 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\nkarl fulves\nstunumbers\nshigeo futagawa\ntri-out\nkarl fulves
2006
prolix Karl Fulves

Urban Legends

four urban legends and their opposite on cards along with eight numbers, some cards are turned over and numbers added, force for 47

sevendipity\nfour spectators get a part of a suit each and spell numbers several times, all end up with a seven\nmarty kane\nthe one o'clock mystery\njim steinmeyer
2006
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 7 Marty Kane

Sevendipity

four spectators get a part of a suit each and spell numbers several times, all end up with a Seven

arranging a force\nseven cards stuck in upright standing book in random order, book opened, some cards are now facing front and some back, forcing total\nkarl fulves
2007
prolix 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

total test\nsix dice with all numbers from one to six on table, spectator covers two groups of three each, performer moves dice under either object around so both totals match, with variations involving prediction or divinations
- the over-under
- workout
- cube count
- the fix is in\nkarl fulves
2008
prolix Karl Fulves

Total Test

six dice with all numbers from one to six on table, spectator covers two groups of three each, performer moves dice under either object around so both totals match, with variations involving prediction or divinations

retrograde dice\n"capturing the past"
three different-colored dice thrown by spectator, numbers added, dice turned according to instructions and numbers added, end sum predicted, number on hidden die divined\nkarl fulves
2008
xtra credit Karl Fulves

Retrograde Dice

"capturing the past"
three different-colored dice thrown by spectator, numbers added, dice turned according to instructions and numbers added, end sum predicted, number on hidden die divined

a real pocket trick\ncomedy presentation for number force for five\nken de courcy\na number force in annemann's "202 method of forcing"
2008
prolix Ken De Courcy

A Real Pocket Trick

comedy presentation for number force for five

Inspired by

a number force in Annemann's "202 Method of Forcing"

numismatica\n"they've got your number"
after some calculation, one of five force numbers is the outcome\nkarl fulves\nnumismatrick\nrobin robertson
2008
xtra credit Karl Fulves

Numismatica

"they've got your number"
after some calculation, one of five force numbers is the outcome

the soul in the machine\ndo some calculation on calculator, when final result is turned over it reveals a message in english\nrobert e. neale
2008
this is not a book Robert E. Neale

The Soul in the Machine

Do some calculation on calculator, when final result is turned over it reveals a message in English

high noon\ndo some calculation on calculator, final result reveals numbers related to god's creation\nrobert e. neale
2008
this is not a book Robert E. Neale

High Noon

Do some calculation on calculator, final result reveals numbers related to God's creation

a prophetic card discovery\ndeck separated in red and black, one half cut, top two values added and counted down in other half to arrive at prediction\nt. page wright\nthe sphinx, may 1924\nprophesied discovery\nwilliam larsen
2008
prolix 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

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

Dice & Deal

mixing process (with die) with eleven cards in 14/15 force stack that restores after two times, dealflipdropcut

flat dice\nsix dice, spectator rolls three, numbers drawn in 2x3 grid, repeated, addition made, number force, book test application or counting to aces\nkarl fulves
2009
prolix Karl Fulves

Flat Dice

six dice, spectator rolls three, numbers drawn in 2x3 grid, repeated, addition made, number force, book test application or counting to Aces

the three book experiment\nmathematical calculations to arrive at page number\njim steinmeyer\n"the great book test" (the magic of robert harbin)\nu. f. grant's marketed book test
2009
a tribute to robert harbin Jim Steinmeyer

The Three Book Experiment

mathematical calculations to arrive at page number

Inspired by

"The Great Book Test" (The Magic of Robert Harbin)

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

cursed by an evil spell\nafter spelling on fingers a number is divined\nmarty kane\nthe one o'clock mystery\njim steinmeyer\ncursed by an evil spell\nmarty kane
2010
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 8 Marty Kane

a bird in the hand\naudience selects finger through counting procedure - middle finger\nsteve mayhew\nfive cards on the march\njim steinmeyer\nstewart james\nfinger flinger\nmarty kane\nsteve beam
2011
full frontal mayhew Steve Mayhew

A Bird in the Hand

audience selects finger through counting procedure - middle finger

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

The Force Methods

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

fair and square\n4x4 square layout, spectator choses row or column, values added, selection at that position in the rest, magic square force\nharry lorayne
2011
special effects 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

the boomerang force\nverbally forcing a certain even number between one and five, allowing the spectator to change his mind twice\nmichael murray
2014
a piece of my mind Michael Murray

The Boomerang Force

verbally forcing a certain even number between one and five, allowing the spectator to change his mind twice

sublime influence evolution\nsome cards with numbers are selected and mixed, number matches reversed logo of pepsi\nmichael murray
2014
a piece of my mind Michael Murray

Sublime Influence Evolution

some cards with numbers are selected and mixed, number matches reversed logo of Pepsi

rainbow matrix\nnumber force with a magic square\nmax maven\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik
2015
the black book of mentalism Max Maven

rainbow matrix - weber notes\n\nmichael weber\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik
2015
the black book of mentalism Michael Weber

tile force\nvariation on the matrix force. number force with grid\ndoug canning\nmathematical recreations by maurice kraitchik, 1942.\nthe irrisistible force\nmel stover
2015
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 9 Doug Canning

Tile Force

Variation on the matrix force. Number force with grid

the talisman\nnon-card version of card trick predicting how long a volunteer has left to live.\nsteve beam\nmortality\nsteve beam\nmortality - the second opinion\nsteve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 9 Steve Beam

The Talisman

Non-card version of card trick predicting how long a volunteer has left to live.

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

Yin Yang Divide

six cards chosen, separated into two groups of three and each added up, both totals predicted

number force\ncards with numbers distributed, two-digit numbers formed and added\n unknown
2016
the performance pieces & divertissements of the famous handsome jack, etc.
Unknown

Number Force

cards with numbers distributed, two-digit numbers formed and added

double digits force\nforcing two one-digit numbers by riffling through cards and spectator names two values he sees\nasi wind\npsychological riffle force (chan canasta: a remarkable man, david britland, 2000)\naudience involvement\nchan canasta
2019
paper work Asi Wind

Double Digits Force

forcing two one-digit numbers by riffling through cards and spectator names two values he sees

Inspired by

psychological riffle force (Chan Canasta: A Remarkable Man, David Britland, 2000)

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

European 10/11 Force Variant

Name given by Bascom Jones, additional variant for the number ten given by Max Maven