1,109 entries in Numbers
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Le Petit Chasseur automaton with a bow shoots arrow on a cardboard and hits selected number
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 42
Unknown How, on delivering a Ring to a Number of Persons, to find which Person has got it, which Hand it is on, which Finger, and which Joint. people seated in a row and numbered, calculation is made and result gives answers
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 40
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 Dice Box dice glued in box in secret compartment as force
1876 Modern Magic 187
Unknown The Expunged Numeral performer names number after some calculations have been done, two presentations given
Related to 1890 More Magic 237
Unknown To Predict the Sum of Five Rows of Figures
Variations 1890 More Magic 241
Unknown The Box of Numbers four numbered blocks put in closed box, performer divines arranged number, magnetism
1890 More Magic 257
Unknown Scherz-Fragen gag questions, riddles
Mar. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 43
Unknown 3. Experimente mit Zahlen medium divines sum of numbers that spectators put on a slate
Apr. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 56
Unknown Zu erraten, wieviel Geldstücke eine Person in ihrer Hand hält spectator takes a number of coins and has to do calculations with that number, performer in the end divines the number of coins
Feb. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 28
Unknown Ein Zahlenscherz puzzle about distributing seventeen camels
Aug. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 119
Unknown Suggestion und Hypnose four four-digit numbers written down and added, predicted
Related to June 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10) 158
Unknown Suggestion und Hypnose explanation of the effect
Related to July 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 172
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on the size of the print run (less than 500), holding breath under water, speed calculation
Mar. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 48
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Geisterschrift à la Conradi numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Oct. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 61
Unknown Das spiritistische Schreibmedium numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Nov. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 75
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der Kobold in der Flasche No. 36, name of chosen card or sum of numbers appears on paper in bottle, chemical
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 103
Unknown Ein Zauberquadrat magic square for the number 1899
July 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 7) 111
Unknown Die 36 Nullen grid of 6x6 zeros, puzzle
Nov. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 174
Unknown Ein Zahlen-Kuriosum
Dec. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 190
Henry Slade, Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski Zur Slade'schen Schiefertafel
Related to May 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5) 75
Olanthe Ein Besuch bei der Rechenkünstlerin Konorah on speed calculation
Related to July 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 7) 110
Olanthe Ein Besuch bei der Rechenkünstlerin Konorah part two
Related to Aug. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 125
Olanthe Ein Besuch bei der Rechenkünstlerin Konorah part three
Sep. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 142
Olanthe Ein Besuch bei der Rechenkünstlerin Konorah part four
Related to Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 157
Unknown Das Piquet zu Pferde number game
Nov. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 11) 174
Bertram North Ein moderner Hellseher four five-digit numbers written on paper and added, number predicted in envelope, numbers switched before the last spectator writes down his numbers, final row added by performer
Nov. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 169
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
Related to May 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 78
Paul von Kalnassy Gedanken-Erraten calculation with multi-digit number, one digit dropped and that digit divined by performer
June 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 98
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradis Zauberwürfel die with only three different numbers, to force an object in a row of four
Aug. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8) 127
Adolphe "Magicus" Blind The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested order
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 581
J. Holt Schooling Number & Word Divination after some calculation
1911 Later Magic 600
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mysterious Addition crystal bell divines written numbers
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 662
Adolphe "Magicus" Blind The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested order
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 29
J. Holt Schooling Number & Word Divination after some calculation
1911 Magical Titbits 53
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mysterious Addition crystal bell divines written numbers
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 118
Charles T. Jordan The Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69
1921 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
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 34
Edward Bagshawe A Tissue Paper Mystery number cards, one chosen, LIAR is seen on tissue paper, when turned over and AR removed, it reads 17 which is the chosen number
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 47
Oswald Rae The Elusive Digits four cards with numbers from one to four in a glass frame, arrange in wanted order, second set of cards in card stand
1926 Between Ourselves 34
Oswald Rae The Miracle Slate sum appears on initialed slate under individual numbers
1926 Between Ourselves 43
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das Geheimnis der Uhr. No. 11, pocket watch placed under silk, contains prediction of name, selected card and total of numbers
1926 Magische Miniaturen 39
Oswald Rae Number Force sum is forced
1928 Sub Rosa 71
Oswald Rae Miracles of Memory mental arithmetic, and list of words, interesting solution and presentation for the mental arithmetic
1928 Sub Rosa 91
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Prophecied Discovery using stack that forces number ten
Also published here 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 8
George Pierce Satan's Message two four-card packets dealt out, one chosen and its card values added, that many cards counted down and that card is predicted
1928 Card Tricks You Will Do 5
W. F. "Rufus" Steele Mathematical Trick Baker's date addition force, result predicted with digits of four cards
1928 Card Tricks You Will Do 26
Tom Sellers A Numeral Mystery with number cards
1931 Sellers' Secrets 14
Tom Sellers Menta Num using special number cards
1931 Sellers' Secrets 15
Theodore Annemann The Improved Magic Square Presentation
1931 The Book Without A Name 42
Tom Sellers Double Date dates of two borrowed coins divined, dates written into grid on a paper by spectator
Variations 1931 Magical Pleasantries 8
Al Baker Feel My Pulse!
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 80
Al Baker Al Baker's Addition Trick with assistent, code
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 86
Tom Sellers Throbit performer know whether addition result is odd or even, chip divination presentation
1933 More Secrets 18
Theodore Annemann A Thought is Fathomed using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins
Related toVariations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 6
Calvin Cole One of Those Things age and number (amount of change) are divined after calculation
Also published here 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 4) 15
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff assistent divines total of number, easy coding
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Harris Solomon Diabolical Influence multiple prediction of cards and a number on face of playing card, stacked
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 15) 76
Tom Sellers A Quick Trick several cards with numbers
1935 Quick Tricks 3
Tom Sellers A Numerical Exchange sum on two slips of paper exchange
1935 Quick Tricks 8
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half
Related to 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Locating a Page and Word by Cards force number with stack
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown A Prediction card at "selected" number predicted, calculation force
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 29
Theodore Annemann The New Nile Divination a spectator thinks of a two digit number, random numbers are added, the sum match with the thought of number
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 10
Theodore Annemann Pencil Reading method and two routines, divination of a calculation and spectator and performer always write the same number down
Related to 1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 23
Royal Vale Heath The Lucky Number Magic Square 3x3
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 16) 79
Charles Nagle The Addition of the Age quick addition stunt
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 104
Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 22) 125
Charles Nagle Governmental Wizardry calculation puzzle
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 136
Tom Sellers Calendar Conjuring number effects with calendar sheets, see page 172 for improvement by Dr. Jacob Daley
Related to 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 141
Theodore Annemann The Word on the Page using 14-15 card stack
VariationsAlso published here 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 157
Orville Wayne Meyer The Guidance of Fate three chosen number, total predicted on slate
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 159
Unknown Number Addition Force
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 156
Unknown Diachylon Book Test. Forcing A Number
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 107
U. F. Grant A Book Test forcing word with cards, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
Charles T. Jordan Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 200
Charles T. Jordan Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Charles T. Jordan The Fifteenth Card values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Charles T. Jordan Strange Coincidence coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Theodore Annemann Premier Book Test using deck of cards to force page number
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines using deck of cards to force page number
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Theodore Annemann Fathomed Thought using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
William Larsen Prophesied Discovery using stack that forces number ten
Related toAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
Unknown Mephisto's Message stack that will force the number twelve
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Dr. Jacob Daley The New Addition Slate Presentation
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines book test, using deck of cards in Si Stebbins order for word selection
VariationsAlso published here 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 207
Frank N. Dodd The Double Steal number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches
Related toAlso published here 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 244
Dr. Jacob Daley Ultra Addition
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 251
Louis Lam Calendro some numbers on calendar are added by spectator
1937 Watch Me Closely 3
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser To Force any Number from One to Eight
1938 Greater Magic 196
Unknown To Force the Number 9
1938 Greater Magic 198
William H. McCaffrey Magic Addition
1938 Greater Magic 896
Royal Vale Heath Magic Squares chapter on Magic Squares, discussing
  • The Three Square
  • The Five Square
  • Odd and Even Cell Squares
  • The Eight Square
  • The Six Square
1938 Greater Magic 911
Unknown Fun with Magic Squares
1938 Greater Magic 915
Unknown Transposing Magic Squares
1938 Greater Magic 916
Unknown The Birthday Magic Square Trick
1938 Greater Magic 920
Unknown An Historical Magic Square
1938 Greater Magic 921
Unknown Segregation of the Odd and Even Numbers Routine
1938 Greater Magic 922
Unknown A Mathematical Magic Square
1938 Greater Magic 923
Unknown An Intersting Curiosity
1938 Greater Magic 924
Oscar Weigle Phantom Hand message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it
Related to 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 263
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense numbers on calendar are added, matrix force
Related toVariations 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 279
Hen Fetsch Knockout! four four-digit numbers are chosen and added, sum predicted
Also published here 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 304
Gordon R. McKenney Sacred Script message appears on slate with reference to bible in which number is found, see also page 345
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 305
Vincent Dalban Mental Numbers chosen number from stack of number cards divined, fibonacci system
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 319
Theodore Annemann Contest Corner mathematical problem with 3x3 magic square, see page 396 for solution
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 392
Kent Arthur Familiar Spirit twenty blank cards, each with a two-figure number by a spectator, then some cards are totaled and total divined
Also published here 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 62) 442
Charley Nagel Numberitus nine principle
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 452
James Thompson X-Add-Ray number written on paper divined, pocket slates gimmick
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 454
Fredric Kolb Nirvana Nos. one of sixteen colors selected, one card by naming position 1-52, three numbers added up, on cardboard in frame then appear those three selections
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 475
Tom Sellers The Spirit Guide thought of number vanishes from a card, this number was predicted as well
1939 Scots Magic 5
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters
1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Franklin M. Chapman Match-Ic Numbers number appears on head of match, mental calculation
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 3) 4
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey Jongleurkünste mit der Zahl 9 published as ORU, number is secretly subtracted from other and last number of total is named, performer is then able to name total
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2) 11
Unknown Ein interessantes Problem mathematical procedure, total tells amount of living and dead siblings
Related to 1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2) 13
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey Das fabelhafte Gedächtnis (Ein kleiner Stammtischscherz) mathematical trick, 1089 to force name in phone book
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4) 21
Unknown Ihr Lebensalter u. ihr Kleingeld! mathematical trick, amount of change and age is divined
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4) 27
Unknown Number Force with Dice dice glued in matchbox
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 78) 514
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Number Thot number "randomly" calculated divined, interesting principle
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 79) 515
Audley Walsh Open Minds sum predication via cards, out-to-lunch principle on deck of cards
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 523
Royal Vale Heath Figure Fantasy Fibonacci principle
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 568
Henry Hardin Divination of the Nile
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 1. number and color predicted in ball of wool
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 601
Verne Chesbro Strange Dice using marketed dice by Royal Heath
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 603
Unknown Noodle Soup Number Prediction using noodle soup digits
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 647
David Allison Addition Subterfuge switch of paper before addition
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 112) 666
Joseph Ovette Number Telepathy cards with numbers on them, sum prediction
1940 Fast Ones 10
Eddie Joseph Personal Publicity magic square with letters on business cards, playing checkers with spectator, word aid
1940 ca. Original Tricks 14
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 211
Al Baker Al Baker Number Force with cards, waxed or roughed
Also published here 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 220
Jack Vosburgh Pay Day coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction
Related toVariations 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 738
Sid Lorraine That Nazti Man weird number gag
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 750
Jack Vosburgh Monk's Mystery 14-15 stack that forces number
Variations 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 880
Dr. Stanley Jaks Cardex spectator cuts three pieces from a tape measure, all numbers are added and match prediction
1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 1) 9
Hans Zimmermann Der Zahlenturm discs with numbers from 1 to 10 on a pile, spectator cuts and number can be divined
Sep. 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 9) 2
Alban's Transmission de Pensée carts with various numbers, numbers are divined, key number to begin calculation
Oct. 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 10) 7
C. R. Mawe Mawe’s Telepathy audience provides series of numbers, magician’s assistant who was out of room knows the total of the numbers, assistant is coded based on which spectator the magician gives the numbers to add
1941 Original Ideas in Magic 4
A. F. Vickland A Match for You “thought-of” number (after a mathematical process) appears on head of a burnt match, mathematical force of four
1941 Original Ideas in Magic 5
Lloyd W. Chambers A Magical Surprise Magic Square, tip to memorize pattern
1941 Original Ideas in Magic 25
Unknown Mystery of the Traveling Numbers four random numbers are added, sum appears on paper
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 179
Unknown The Spirit Mathematician called numbers are added up, sum "appears" in envelope
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 184
Unknown Slip of Paper Force writing same number on every slip
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 273
Unknown Cloth Changing Bag double bag, used for number force
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 292
Tom Sellers Number Prediction
1942 That's Good! 5
Dr. Aaron Weiss Mathematics of Magic numbers are called and added, prediction
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 11) 43
Clement de Lion Die Force Improvement one of four cards with rolling of die, see 202 Method of Forcing for original
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 45
Robert "Robelly" Rouet Les cartons chiffrés thought of number is divined, using cards with different numbers
Also published here
  • Robelly's "Trucs et Secrets"
June 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 6) 5
Alvin R. Plough Gaglet calculation and multiple outs
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 148
Vivian St. John Disembodied C.P.A. lady from audience is blindfolded and reveals a result from a calculation
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 153
E.E. Hammill Psychic Uncle Sam "P$ychic Uncle $am", result of calculation shows initial number
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 42) 173
The Brain Guys Collected Thoughts medium and group calculation, result is predicted
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 42) 174
Unknown Tours avec des chiffres 123 number divination, mathematical, followed by german translation "Zahlen 123 Trick"
  • I Diviner un nombre, tel qu'un No de Téléphone, le nombre de pièces de monnaie en poche d'un spectateur, etc.
  • II Lecture de pensée à l'aide de chiffres
1943 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 5 No. 3) 11
Unknown Zwei Personen berechnen gegenseitig ihre Telefonnummern auf magische Weise divination of number, using mathematical procedure
1943 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 5 No. 4) 16
William S. Houghton Mystic Slate Prediction Routine total predicted on a slate
Inspired by 1943 The Magic 36 25
William H. McCaffrey "Number Exchange" Routine routine
1943 The Magic 36 33
William S. Houghton "Miracle Slate" Presentation
1943 The Magic 36 55
Henry J. Young Two Number Tricks
  • All Alike
  • The Predicted Total
1944 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 17
L. Vosburgh Lyons Nine forcing nine
Also published here 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 53) 217
L. Vosburgh Lyons Dizzy Discs speed summation and subtraction with number discs
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 226
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 248
Ronald B. Edwards Free Force forcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction
Related to 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 62) 254
Max Katz Cube Root Extraction cube roots of numbers until 100
Apr. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 11) 47
Royal Vale Heath DY-Cyphering Trick method of quickly calculating five three digit numbers, second method with dice
1945 My Best 242
Verne Chesbro Chesbro On Heath's "Dy-Cyphering" coding numbers with dice
1945 My Best 244
Royal Vale Heath Take a Number from 1 to 30 number on cards, numbers in column add on
1945 My Best 246
L. Vosburgh Lyons Number Force forcing nine
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 21
Hen Fetsch Double Knockout! four numbers are added and predicted, first appeared in the "Linking Ring" 1942
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 33
Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number force
Related toVariations 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 313
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
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 394
Unknown Blood Writing sum of digits appears on arm in blood red after rubbing
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 165
Al Cohn Mental Marvels with general comments on mentalism, two numbers thought of and divined (psychological forces), last number or word always is right
Related to Dec. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 171
Richard Himber Transcendental Book Test using mathematical addition force
Also published here 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 192
Unknown Addition Force number variable
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 195
Hen Fetsch Double Knockout sum of four apparently random numbers is divined, using 1 stooge
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 196
U. F. Grant New Slate Test sum of four years is predicted
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 200
S. H. Paine The Psychic Paper spectator chooses number and color, number is predicted in chosen color
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 246
Unknown A Spirit Communication sum of numbers appears on empty cardboard
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 328
Bruce Elliott Odds On spectator guesses picture in buddha papers, color of handkerchief in a bag, which card is reversed in the deck, and which number is written on a paper, in a locket
1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 99) 400
Bruce Elliott 142857 with the feature of fractions of seven, see page 412 and 416 for more ideas (Clyde F. Cairy and unknown)
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 101) 406
Dr. William Weyeneth Aussi fort qu'Inaudi multiplying a number with 16 digits, followed by german translation "So stark wie Inaudi"
July 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 10) 2
E. H. Borden Horses - A Number Quickie illogic puzzle, dividing horses under three sons
Related to 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 126) 506
Dr. Ben B. Braude Tally Ho! spectator write numbers on a pad, under a handkerchief performer feels the numbers and names the total, see also p. 540
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 525
Ronald B. Edwards Predic 222 method for calculating quicker than spectator
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 136) 547
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Devious Digits serial numbers from bills are put together and multiplied with a number (selected playing card), medium on phone divines total
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 5
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Astrological Mentalism spectators order some months and zodiacs on blackboards and add up some numbers, medium divines all in correct order
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 62
Ottokar Fischer Le point d'interrogation card on stand changes to five cards with numbers, sum of chosen numbers, followed by german translation "Das Fragezeichen"
Mar. 1947 La Baguette Magique (Issue 14) 11
Tréborix Divination de pions checkers with numbers on one side, checkers are moved and number is divined, followed by german translation "Altes Trick in neuer Fassung"
1947 La Baguette Magique (Issue 16) 4
Dr. William Weyeneth Un drôle de calcul mathematical procedure, total tells amount of siblings etc., same calculation as "Ein interessantes Problem", followed by german translation "Ein eigenartiges Rechenbeispiel"
Related to 1947 La Baguette Magique (Issue 16) 7
Unknown Forcing Three Numbers using cards
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 230
Unknown The Odd-Even Force forcing an even or odd number with three dice, (reverse) svengali forcing deck
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 231
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Mental Numbers pack of number cards, rough-smooth
1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 15
Harvey P. Graham, Bob Somerfeld Future Minus sum divination with slates, flap
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 646
Will Spoof Predict-Die sum prediction, with rolled die
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 166) 667
C. A. George Newmann "Super-Divino" Sealed Letter Test numbers added, magician devines total
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 163
Joseph Dunninger The Impossible Prediction impromptu stooge, see "Challenges" for credits
Also published here 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 179
Al Baker Thought Transmission performer makes spectator write certain numbers, pencil reading, nail writer
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 304
C. B. Yohe Number Divination
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 772
Unknown The Elevens Stunt Mathematical stunt, place three cards on table, numbers can always be divided by eleven
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 20
Unknown Telling a Chosen Card Divine value of playing card via mathematical method (multiply by three, add six, divide by three)
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 25
Unknown The Three-Card Answer Mathematical number divination with playing cards
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 31
Scurti The Magician For Radio, Television, or Newspaper calculation trick
Apr. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 15
U. F. Grant Another 15 Diamonds Gag gag with Fifteen of Diamonds, calculation
May 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 10
Bob Somerfeld Cut-Witted number force, from one to ten
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 3
Clayton Rawson Magic Scheme No. 48, Mathematical prediction
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 85
Jack Miller The Magic Number Trick No. 52, Mathematical card trick
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 93
Harry Houdini, Nate Leipzig, Harry Levine Affinity in Numbers No. 110, after some mental calculation, the two digits of the total match the values of two selected cards
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 212
Harry Blackstone Cardology --or, A Card Trick Without Cards No. 118, magician divines thought-of card after spectator follows mathematical procedure and announces the result
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 229
Ormond McGill A Climactic Test prediction of sum, flap
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 23
Eddie Joseph Hitting the Headline 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
1952 Hitting the Headlines 1
Unknown Two Math Ticklers two math, logic puzzles
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 19
Aage Darling Suprediction add a number sum and selected card are predicted in envelope
1953 I'll Read Your Mind 33
Ronald B. Edwards Two Quickies
  • transposition of two cards
  • forcing a number with coins
VariationsAlso published here 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 277) 1109
Walter Behm Zahlen-Forcieren two ways to force a four-digit number
  • with dice
  • with bills
1953 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 5) 142
Jack Yates Astral Digit after some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate
1954 Minds in Close-Up 17
Jack Yates Object in Mind divination of one of three objects, mathematical principle
1954 Minds in Close-Up 25
Ronald B. Edwards Think of a Number business cards with number written on them, chosen number is spelled and card with same number is found
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 309) 34
George Sands An Oddity paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator
Related to 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 50
Gerald Kosky Gerald Kosky's Prediction
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 216
Cy Endfield Forcing 23 Coin's Date and Card
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 46
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff! assistent divines total of number, easy coding
1956 Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 7
Jack Yates She Has the Number sum divination by medium, with numbers on cards
1956 Minds in Duplicate 10
Lloyd E. Jones The Cyclic Number A packet containing six cards forming the number 142857, when multiplied by any number from 2 to 6, gives a result which the cards themselves reveal
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 9
Don Costello, Dai Vernon, Martin Gardner The Tit-Tat-Toe Trick Packet of nine cards used to play tic-tac-toe with a spectator (face up and down cards). Finale is revealed that the result is a magic square, each row/column/diagonal adds up to fifteen
Related toVariations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 28
Frank N. Dodd Frank Dodd's Prediction Number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches
Also published here 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 43
Bob Hummer Hummer's Die Mystery Magician uses dice to divine number thought of by spectator, principle is similar to 21 card trick / Gergonne's Pile Problem. spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divined
Inspired byRelated to 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 45
Unknown The Break in the Chain Predict the two numbers at the ends of a long domino chain
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 47
Unknown Magic Squares Three by three square drawn on calendar, magician is told smallest number in square, can then divine total sum of the nine dates in the square
Related toVariations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 48
Walter B. Gibson, Royal Vale Heath Gibson's Circled Dates Five dates are circled on a calendar month, magician asks how many Mondays/Tuesdays... are circled, magician can divine the sum total of the circled dates
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 48
Mel Stover Stover's Prediction Four by four square drawn on calendar, four circles drawn (draw circle and cross out row and column each time), magician divines the sum
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 49
Royal Vale Heath Heath's Bill Trick Serial number divination, very mathematical
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 52
Unknown The Three Heaps start with three heaps of matches, magician can (without looking) form a single pile of matches equal a number called out by spectator
VariationsAlso published here 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 55
Unknown Number Cards Set of cards with numbers, spectator thinks of a number and chooses cards that has the thought of number. Magician divines the number. Binary system
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 95
Unknown Window Cards More complex version of Number Cards with holes cut out in the card to be stacked up
Inspired byVariations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 96
Sam Lloyd Sam Loyd's Version New version of window cards that reveal your age
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 100
Royal Vale Heath Heath's "Tappit" Tapping the Hours type of trick, but with colored tiles and numbers printed on them
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 102
Royal Vale Heath, Ed Balducci Heath's "Di-ciphering" Five dice with different three digit numbers on each face. Roll the dice, magician can very quickly give the sum of the numbers rolled
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 106
Eli Hackman, Stewart James Sure-Shot Dice Box Small box that allows dice in it to rattle but not turn over. Includes trick by Stewart James (sum prediction)
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 108
Will Blyth Blyth's Domino Box Dominoes in a box shifted, the spots on the dominoes will predict how many have been shifted
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 110
Bob Hummer Hummer Tricks Hummer's Poker Chip Trick: numbered poker chips, magician can divine sum of the numbers on three concealed poker chips
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 111
Unknown Rapid Cube Root Extraction Find cube roots of numbers very quickly, mental calculation
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 157
Unknown Adding a Fibonacci Series Add up ten Fibonacci numbers very quickly, mental calculation
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 158
Unknown Predicting a Number Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 159
Paul Curry Curry's Version Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result, better presentation
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 160
Al Baker Al Baker's Version Predict sum of numbers
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 160
Unknown Divining a Number Divine final answer of a series of calculations
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 161
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
Related to 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 163
Unknown Digital Roots Number force using digital roots
Related to 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 164
Unknown Persistent Root Number force using digital roots of nine
Related to 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 165
Unknown Guessing Someone's Age Using digital roots to estimate the age of someone
Related toVariations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 166
Unknown An Addition Trick Divine digit that is not named in a long number using digital roots
Related to 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 167
Unknown A Multiplication Trick Divine digit that is not named in a long number using digital roots
Related to 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 167
Martin Gardner The Mysteries of Seven Explains why the number nine has such weird properties
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 168
Unknown Predicting a Sum Magician correctly predicts sum of numbers generated by spectator and magician
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 170
Al Baker Al Baker's Numero Convert the final sum into a word, which becomes the name of the spectator
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 172
Unknown Psychological Forces Psychological forces with psychologically appealing numbers (37, 68)
Related to 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 173
Corvello Mental-Chips chips with numbers on each side, divination of total and sum prediction
1956 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 3) 420
Allessandro Brainwave Number spectator opens a book and adds digits of page number together, new number is counted back in the book and square sum of new page is predicted, using number cards, 9 force application
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 10
Allessandro Predicted Total dates of coins are totaled, sum prediction
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 37
Max Katz Magic Squares with Playing Cards 72 fundamental solutions to the card square with formula
1957 26 Originals 21
Max Katz Mathematical Curiosities: Multiplication Short Cut
1957 26 Originals 22
Max Katz Wrong Number!
1957 26 Originals 23
Max Katz A teaser calculation puzzle
1957 26 Originals 23
Max Katz Favorite Number calculation in which favorite number appears nine times at the end
1957 26 Originals 23
Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force
Variations 1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 171
Don Tanner Attendance Prediction prediction of amount of people in room, Brain Wave Deck with Numbers
1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 200
Stewart James Squaring the Square magic square with fractions, when cut part is the square of the total of the magic square
1957 Magic Mine No. 1 5
Stewart James The Count of Monte Carlo total prediction, three digit numbers formed with poker chips
1957 Magic Mine No. 1 7
Bert Allerton Simplified Magic Square
1958 The Close-Up Magician 20
Allessandro Number Divination with poker chips, numbered on both sides
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 14
Tony Corinda (3) The Total Result add-a-number divination
1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda (4) A Debt Repaid spectator writes down a sum of money, performer lets him subtract an amount and then hands him the exact change, he was holding from the beginning
1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda Quick Calculations: Mental Arithmetic
1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 63
Tony Corinda (1) Squaring method for quickly squaring numbers from twenty-five to hundred
1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 63
Tony Corinda (2) Extraction of Square Roots
1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 64
Tony Corinda (3) Cubing
1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 64
Tony Corinda (4) Extraction of Cube Roots
1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 65
Tony Corinda The Magic Square 5x5
Related to 1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 65
Tony Corinda, Al Baker The Application of the Mnemonic Number Code
  • (1) for mental arithmetic
  • (2) for coding at the phone (Al Baker)
  • (3) two person act, arithmetic
  • (4) Corinda's "Fourteenth Book Test", coding with medium
Related to 1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 78
Tony Corinda (5) Astrnomical add a number prediction, serial number of a bill
1958 Predictions 109
Tony Corinda (11) The Blackboard Test
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 157
Dr. Spencer Thornton Precognition number prediction on slate, out to lunch principle
1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 7
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Ideas for the Gimmick Clip
  • Par X Prediction (number prediction)
  • Variations
1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 10
Bobby Bernard Miko Prediction die to get a number, 3 1/2 card gag
1958 Magic in Miniature 4
Dr. F. W. van Klaveren Magic Roulette using the principle of 142857, prediction on disk
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 20
Tony Corinda Page Force same as David Hoy's
Related to 1959 Book Tests 205
Bill Hendricks Mentalissimus several spectator throw a pair of dice, they each repeat up to twelve times and all the numbers are added, prediction based on probability
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 4
Gerald Kosky Total Prediction clever prediction of a sum on back of the card where numbers are written
1960 Magic of the Mind 11
Jack Cook Phenomenal Forecast sum prediction, envelope is hanging from stage, switch with chair
1960 Magic of the Mind 16
Tom Sellers Novelty Dice Prediction prediction of sum of several sides of dice
1960 Magic of the Mind 25
Len Belcher Some Total sum prediction
1960 Magic of the Mind 61
Tom Sellers Discs of Diabolo prediction of three digit number, six spectators write a number and paper is put in a box, selected box matches prediction
1960 Magic of the Mind 69
Clettis V. Musson Predicto cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 45
Dr. Chet Miller Math-O-Matics seven digit number added to other numbers
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 52
Stewart Judah Number Affinity sum divination
Also published here 1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 63
Al Baker Al Bakers Nummer-Force with number cards
Also published here 1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil I 16
Leo Behnke Magic Square printing a magic square grid on promotional material, magic square with the age of spectator as a souvenir
1962 Entertaining Close Up 4
David Hoy Page Force two books, miscall
Related to 1963 The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 22
Nate Leipzig Reading the Pencil result of a simple subtraction is revealed
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 140
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Card Square magic square routine with cards, then a named number
Also published here 1964 Personal Secrets 39
Edward Marlo Another Effect is the Following as a number force or book test
Inspired by 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 19
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Thomas Alan Waters Mathematically Inclined ten digits used for longer calculation, result instantly seen by performer, for credit discussion see reference
Related toAlso published here Sep. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 54
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
1966 Book of Oopses 4
Chan Canasta Oops 3: Matches and loose change Grid of sixteen cards, spectator chooses cards one by one while eliminating all the cards in the same row/column as the card. Then add up values of the cards, and total is predicted
1966 Book of Oopses 8
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
1966 Book of Oopses 10
Chan Canasta Oops 9: Look out for a number 1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal prediction
Related to 1966 Book of Oopses 20
Chan Canasta Oops 13: Think of a number Think of a number between 49 and 98, both digits even, not the same.
1966 Book of Oopses 28
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Peter Alexis Epic Slate Test sum prediction
VariationsAlso published here Mar. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 90
Tony Bartolotta Epic Slate Test - Alternate Method sum prediction
Inspired by May 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 97
Theodore Annemann 31 Prediction Test Finish sum prediction with appearing prediction via Out to Lunch
June 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 104
Kuda Bux Two Dice number calculated with throw of two dice divined
Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 124
Dr. Ben B. Braude New Math number added with reversed number, left-out digit divined, "L'Illusioniste" ca. 60 years ago
Related to Oct. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 127
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 1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil III 10
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Also published here 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 23
L. Vosburgh Lyons Future Thot dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination
Inspired by
  • idea of Royal Heath
Also published here
Sep. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 205
David Ray Nine Numbers spectator thinks one of nine number cards, divined with multiple out prediction
1969 HEX! 59
David Ray Figures Fantastic one of nine number cards chosen, assistant divines (placement code on table)
1969 HEX! 60
J. Pickstone Elizabeth Arden number divination, with a mirror
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 51
Albert Spackman Noted Number prediction of the total of the last four digits of four bills
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 61
John Bragoli Roulette Force cross total of three numbers
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 71
Aaron Wainer Matchbox & Die chosen number from 1 to 6 predicted in matchbox
Related to Jan. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 3) 235
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser A Slate Test four numbers added, predicted
Winter 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 296
L. Vosburgh Lyons Numbers using number blocks and wooden stand, mathematical principle, see also p. 320
Dec. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 310
Robert A. Nelson Mental Magic two routines
  • one of four card is divined, all in pocket, three removed
  • carbon paper impression in magazine, divination of number
1969 Entertaining Mental Miracles 2
Karl Fulves A Remarkable Bet heads and tails bet with three coins, presentation for Walter Penney's coin flipping paradox
1970 Epilogue (Issue 10) 77
Francis J. Baker Devil's Dial number dialled, person at other end divines a number, see also p. 342 & 348
Related toVariations Mar. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 327
Jack Kent Tillar 7621 prediction is sum of three chosen years
1970 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 3) 13
Harry Lorayne The Memory Magic Square combination of magic square and memorizing list of random objects
1971 Reputation-Makers 193
Harry Lorayne Instant Magic Square
1971 Reputation-Makers 206
Gene Finnell A Dice Paradox
1971 Epilogue (Issue 12) 90
Gene Finnell A Card Game Paradox
Related to 1971 Epilogue (Issue 12) 91
Howard Lyons Toronto Dice note
Inspired by 1971 Epilogue (Issue 13) 99
Bradley Efron Las Vegas Dice non-transitive dice, also as packets of cards, see also p. 410 for idea by Stewart Olney
Jan. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 393
Shirley Quimby Shirley Quimby's Method for non-transitive dice set
Jan. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 393
Martin Gardner Paradox Papers paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, Steve Shimm suggestion, tapestry handling, see also p. 521 for Gene Nielson handling, H. E. Dudeney
Inspired by
  • Henry Dudeny puzzle from "Modern Puzzles" (1926)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 429
Al Baker Spirit Sum flap slate
July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Paul Swinford Time on my Hands twelve chips with numbers on one side and letters on other side, five color coded control cards (CCCC), clock layout, a chosen number is eventually revealed
1971 Lecture Notes 3
Unknown The Three Piles Divination start with three heaps of matches, magician can (without looking) form a single pile of matches equal a number called out by spectator
Also published here 1971 At the Drop of a Match 24
Mickey MacDougall Addition Prediction involving 5x5 matrix
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 34
Ken Krenzel Never Say Die thought of number matched rolled number
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 48
David S. Kotkin Mento-Pen David Copperfield, number is divined with special pen
Related to 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 52
Glenn G. Gravatt, Al Koran The Antique Medallion
Inspired by 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 58
Al Koran Numerology ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by Mike Rogers and Sam Dalal
Related to
  • "Decision Control" (Syd Bergson)
VariationsAlso published here
Apr. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 514
Sam Lloyd The Missing Digit spectator form two numbers from all ten digits, adds them and removes one digit from answer which the performer divines, from a Dover collection edited by Martin Gardner
Dec. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 578
Paul Siegel Vision Diabolique performer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card
1972 Doorway to Delusion 6
Paul Siegel Number Force limited pool of numbers, spectator's hold up hands with outstretched fingers, two-digit number is created
1972 Doorway to Delusion 9
Paul Siegel Numeration Sensation several numbers are added, total is predicted on slate
1972 Doorway to Delusion 14
Paul Siegel Psychic Perception four spectator sign one side of a blank card and write a three digit number on the other side, sum is predicted
1972 Doorway to Delusion 19
John Henry Grossman, George Morrow Harmony numbers of one to four on a business card, one is crossed out, prediction
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 52) 258
Jerry Mentzer Numbers Game several numbers are written next to letters of the alphabet, one letter is selected with ABC cards and performer divines number
1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 65) 323
Stewart Judah Favorite Card Trick card from row chosen, its value used to count down to selection
1972 The Living End 42
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Also published here 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 28
Robert E. Neale End Game three objects moved according to instructions, outcome predicted
  • History
  • The Children's Game (Rock Paper Scissors)
  • The System
  • A Variation
  • Two Betting Games
  • Addendum
  • The Second Game (with cube/die)
  • The Election Game
Feb. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 593
Robert E. Neale Fold, Cut, and Fail pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
  • Part One
  • Part Two
  • Part Three
  • Final Notes
Also published here Feb. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 595
Dr. Dan J. Alessini The Spirit Behind the Wheel prediction of a number miniature roulette wheel, business card in envelope
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 72) 357
John A. Novak Calcu-Total! cards with four-digit numbers and dates are added on a calculator, total is divined/predicted
Related toVariations 1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 91) 451