43 entries in Propless / Memory Stunts / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Henri Decremps Démonstration de mémoire avec un livre de 100 pages de chiffres Memory demonstration with a 100-page book of numbers
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 319
Unknown Das Zahlenerraten fifty cards with long numbers, apparently they are memorized and can be called out at request
Feb. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 25
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon order of cards read off to medium who then directs the spectator to lay out the cards so that they end up sorted in new deck order, three methods
Related to Jan. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 79
Oswald Rae Mechanical Method props to help memorizing numbers
1928 Sub Rosa 98
Walter B. Gibson Mind Over Money memorizing the serial number of a bill and other ideas about quickly memorizing things on a bill
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 3
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley New Bills for Old ten serial numbers are noted on a blackboard, performer is blindfolded and can call out all the numbers
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 44
Tom Fitzgerald ABECEDARIAN stunt where alphabet is written alternately forwards and backwards
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 190) 759
John Hamilton Nameology giving people seven-figure numbers, being able to name them again years later
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 289) 1155
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist without Cards twenty signed cards are returned later to correct persons, Gibson's Super Memory with business cards, see p. 1177 for corrections
Inspired by 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 292) 1168
Tony Corinda Chess Trickery
1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 68
Tony Corinda The Foolproof System of Chess playing against several players simultaneously and winning the majority of them
Related to 1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 68
Tony Corinda To Play Unlimited Games at Once other system for The Foolproof System of Chess, more people
1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 69
Tony Corinda (11) Memory Systems
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 141
Tony Corinda The Knight's Tour
1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 67
Tom Sellers A Pseudo Memory Feat cities and numbers, on cards, when spectator names city performer knows number
1960 Magic of the Mind 66
Tom Sellers Want Ad Test apparently contents of newspaper ads memorized (Stanley Jaks presentation), see also p. 565
Related to May 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7) 520
Jack Kent Tillar The Pill! super memory presentation, memory pill, letters, numbers and order of playing cards
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 111) 551
Francis Carlyle More Tips and Bits
  • memory stunt linked to David Roth
  • Laurie Irelnd Charlier Pass Peek
  • Dunninger using prominent people
  • remembering serial number of bill
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 129
Burling Hull Master Memory Feats about six hundred digits in a grid brought by the performer, demonstration of having it memorized
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 23
Unknown Dollar-Bill Poker No. 5, apparently serial number is remembered, missing digit named, addition
Related to 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 6
Karl Fulves Giant Memory chapter intro
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 109
Unknown Serial Secret No. 88, how to really memorize the serial number of a bill quickly
Related to 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 115
Jerry K. Hartman, Karl Fulves Memorease No. 91, spectator can memorize large number, also letters
Also published here 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 118
Unknown The Chess Knight's Tour
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 148
Karl Fulves Pickpocket a dozen people put a chip in either left or right pocket, performer memorizes all
1998 Combo 30
Karl Fulves Trick Dice die moved via quarter turns on grid, top numbers listed, performer memorizes the list
1998 Combo 34
David Berglas The Human Calendar names and birthdates are remembered, later the performer recalls the names and puts the spectators in order according to their day of birth
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 507
Chuck Hickok Bonus Demonstration One: Learning the Almost Impossible teaching the audience to say the alphabet backwards in five minutes
2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 140
Chuck Hickok Bonus Demonstration Three: Mega-Memory Miracle memorizing sets of mixed design / picture cards
Inspired by
  • Bob Cassidy's "Memorized Deck Routine" in "The Art of Mentalism II"
Related to
2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 159
Chuck Hickok Mega Memory Kicker cards which were not used are named, with picture / design cards
Related to 2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 170
David Berglas Te Bah Pla and Name Discovery performer writes alphabet backwards while reciting it normally, then a name is divined
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 497
Karl Fulves Fractions And Cents heads and tails sequence remembered as memory stunt
2005 Combo II 17
Karl Fulves You're A Five spectator choses one of many photos, performer describes it correctly
2005 Combo II 17
Karl Fulves Dunkin' Digits remembering a row of donuts and spoons as memory stung
2005 Combo II 12
Karl Fulves Hoops Knows B-Ball string of 2s and 3s (on cardboard) remembered
2005 Combo II 15
Barrie Richardson Thoughts on the Memorized Magazine Demonstration
2005 Act Two 299
Karl Fulves Coloratura sixteen cups in three different colors and paper balls of the same colors, random balls put under cups, performer memorizes all
2007 Word Play 40
Karl Fulves Sort By Thought $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills, three each, order memorized by performer
2007 Word Play 45
Karl Fulves Dice Tracking memorizing string of numbers rolled by dice
2007 Word Play 48
Karl Fulves Digit Daze memorizing digits
2007 Word Play 49
Oliver Meech Google Guessing Performer memorises the top result for different search words on Google
2010 Plot Twists 58
Al Baker Trick Problem divining cards and memorising names of spectators
Related to
  • Al Baker, "Just a Sweet Cake", 1941
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Oct 21) 302
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The 40 Digit Hyperbrain Act forty numbers from billets written on grid on slate, miscalling, number sequence recalled by blindfolded performer, square root calculation with selected numbers, sum given
  • Required Mathematics
Related to 2020 Parlour Tricks 301