956 entries in Numbers
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Unknown Le Petit Chasseur automaton with a bow shoots arrow on a cardboard and hits selected number
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
Breslaw's Last Legacy 40
Unknown Dice Box dice glued in box in secret compartment as force
Modern Magic 187
Unknown The Expunged Numeral performer names number after some calculations have been done, two presentations given
Related to More Magic 237
Unknown To Predict the Sum of Five Rows of Figures
More Magic 241
Unknown The Box of Numbers four numbered blocks put in closed box, performer divines arranged number, magnetism
More Magic 257
Unknown 3. Experimente mit Zahlen medium divines sum of numbers that spectators put on a slate
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 56
Unknown Scherz-Fragen gag questions, riddles
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 43
Unknown Suggestion und Hypnose four four-digit numbers written down and added, predicted
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10) 158
Unknown Suggestion und Hypnose explanation of the effect
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 172
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 28
Unknown Ein Zahlenscherz puzzle about distributing seventeen camels
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 119
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on the size of the print run (less than 500), holding breath under water, speed calculation
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 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 61
Unknown Das spiritistische Schreibmedium numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 75
Unknown Ein Zauberquadrat magic square for the number 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 7) 111
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
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 103
Unknown Die 36 Nullen grid of 6x6 zeros, puzzle
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 174
Unknown Ein Zahlen-Kuriosum
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 190
Olanthe Ein Besuch bei der Rechenkünstlerin Konorah on speed calculation
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 7) 110
Olanthe Ein Besuch bei der Rechenkünstlerin Konorah part two
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 125
Olanthe Ein Besuch bei der Rechenkünstlerin Konorah part three
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 142
Olanthe Ein Besuch bei der Rechenkünstlerin Konorah part four
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 157
Henry Slade, Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski Zur Slade'schen Schiefertafel
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5) 75
Unknown Das Piquet zu Pferde number game
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 169
Paul von Kalnassy Gedanken-Erraten calculation with multi-digit number, one digit dropped and that digit divined by performer
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8) 127
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 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 78
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mysterious Addition crystal bell divines written numbers
Also published here Later Magic 662
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mysterious Addition crystal bell divines written numbers
Also published here Magical Titbits 118
J. Holt Schooling Number & Word Divination after some calculation
Later Magic 600
J. Holt Schooling Number & Word Divination after some calculation
Magical Titbits 53
Adolphe "Magicus" Blind The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested order
Also published here Later Magic 581
Adolphe "Magicus" Blind The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested order
Also published here Magical Titbits 29
Charles T. Jordan The Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 23
Charles T. Jordan The Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 34
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
Between Ourselves 34
Oswald Rae The Miracle Slate sum appears on initialed slate under individual numbers
Between Ourselves 43
Oswald Rae Miracles of Memory mental arithmetic, and list of words, interesting solution and presentation for the mental arithmetic
Sub Rosa 91
Oswald Rae Number Force sum is forced
Sub Rosa 71
Theodore Annemann The Improved Magic Square Presentation
The Book Without A Name 42
Tom Sellers A Numeral Mystery with number cards
Sellers' Secrets 14
Tom Sellers Menta Num using special number cards
Sellers' Secrets 15
Tom Sellers Double Date dates of two borrowed coins divined, dates written into grid on a paper by spectator
Variations Magical Pleasantries 8
Tom Sellers Throbit performer know whether addition result is odd or even, chip divination presentation
More Secrets 18
Al Baker Al Baker's Addition Trick with assistent, code
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 86
Al Baker Feel My Pulse!
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 80
Theodore Annemann A Thought is Fathomed using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins
Related toVariations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 6
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff assistent divines total of number, easy coding
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
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 15) 76
Tom Sellers A Quick Trick several cards with numbers
Quick Tricks 3
Tom Sellers A Numerical Exchange sum on two slips of paper exchange
Quick Tricks 8
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
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 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 23
Calvin Cole One of Those Things age and number (amount of change) are divined after calculation
Also published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 4) 15
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half
Related to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Locating a Page and Word by Cards force number with stack
Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown A Prediction card at "selected" number predicted, calculation force
Mental Magic with Cards 29
Charles Nagle The Addition of the Age quick addition stunt
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 104
Charles Nagle Governmental Wizardry calculation puzzle
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 136
Royal Vale Heath The Lucky Number Magic Square 3x3
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 16) 79
Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 22) 125
Tom Sellers Calendar Conjuring number effects with calendar sheets, see page 172 for improvement by Dr. Jacob Daley
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 141
Orville Wayne Meyer The Guidance of Fate three chosen number, total predicted on slate
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 159
Unknown Number Addition Force
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 156
Theodore Annemann The Word on the Page using 14-15 card stack
VariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 157
Dr. Jacob Daley The New Addition Slate Presentation
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Frank N. Dodd The Double Steal number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches
Related toAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 244
Dr. Jacob Daley Ultra Addition
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 251
Louis Lam Calendro some numbers on calendar are added by spectator
Watch Me Closely 3
Unknown Diachylon Book Test. Forcing A Number
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 107
U. F. Grant A Book Test forcing word with cards, double facer
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
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 200
Charles T. Jordan Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69
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
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Charles T. Jordan Strange Coincidence stack that will force the number ten
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Theodore Annemann Premier Book Test using deck of cards to force page number
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines using deck of cards to force page number
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Theodore Annemann Fathomed Thought using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
William Larsen Prophesied Discovery using stack that forces number ten
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
Unknown Mephisto's Message stack that will force the number twelve
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines book test, using deck of cards in Si Stebbins order for word selection
VariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 207
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
Greater Magic 911
Unknown Fun with Magic Squares
Greater Magic 915
Unknown Transposing Magic Squares
Greater Magic 916
Unknown The Birthday Magic Square Trick
Greater Magic 920
Unknown An Historical Magic Square
Greater Magic 921
Unknown Segregation of the Odd and Even Numbers Routine
Greater Magic 922
Unknown A Mathematical Magic Square
Greater Magic 923
Unknown An Intersting Curiosity
Greater Magic 924
William H. McCaffrey Magic Addition
Greater Magic 896
Oscar Weigle Phantom Hand message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 263
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense numbers on calendar are added, matrix force
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 279
Hen Fetsch Knockout! four four-digit numbers are chosen and added, sum predicted
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
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 305
Vincent Dalban Mental Numbers chosen number from stack of number cards divined, fibonacci system
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 319
Unknown To Force the Number 9
Greater Magic 198
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser To Force any Number from One to Eight
Greater Magic 196
Theodore Annemann Contest Corner mathematical problem with 3x3 magic square, see page 396 for solution
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
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 62) 442
Charley Nagel Numberitus nine principle
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 452
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 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
Scots Magic 5
James Thompson X-Add-Ray number written on paper divined, pocket slates gimmick
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 454
Franklin M. Chapman Match-Ic Numbers number appears on head of match, mental calculation
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 3) 4
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters
The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Number Thot number "randomly" calculated divined, interesting principle
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 79) 515
Audley Walsh Open Minds sum predication via cards, out-to-lunch principle on deck of cards
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 523
Royal Vale Heath Figure Fantasy Fibonacci principle
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 568
Henry Hardin Divination of the Nile
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 1. number and color predicted in ball of wool
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 601
Verne Chesbro Strange Dice using marketed dice by Royal Heath
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 603
Unknown Noodle Soup Number Prediction using noodle soup digits
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 647
David Allison Addition Subterfuge switch of paper before addition
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 112) 666
Joseph Ovette Number Telepathy cards with numbers on them, sum prediction
Fast Ones 10
Unknown Number Force with Dice dice glued in matchbox
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 78) 514
Jack Vosburgh Pay Day coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 738
Sid Lorraine That Nazti Man weird number gag
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 750
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty
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 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 220
Jack Vosburgh Monk's Mystery 14-15 stack that forces number
Variations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 880
Unknown Mystery of the Traveling Numbers four random numbers are added, sum appears on paper
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 179
Unknown The Spirit Mathematician called numbers are added up, sum "appears" in envelope
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 184
Unknown Slip of Paper Force writing same number on every slip
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 273
Unknown Cloth Changing Bag double bag, used for number force
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 292
Tom Sellers Number Prediction
That's Good! 5
Dr. Aaron Weiss Mathematics of Magic numbers are called and added, prediction
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
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 45
E.E. Hammill Psychic Uncle Sam "P$ychic Uncle $am", result of calculation shows initial number
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 42) 173
Vivian St. John Disembodied C.P.A. lady from audience is blindfolded and reveals a result from a calculation
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 153
The Brain Guys Collected Thoughts medium and group calculation, result is predicted
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 42) 174
Alvin R. Plough Gaglet calculation and multiple outs
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 148
L. Vosburgh Lyons Dizzy Discs speed summation and subtraction with number discs
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 226
Henry J. Young Two Number Tricks
  • All Alike
  • The Predicted Total
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 17
Max Katz Cube Root Extraction cube roots of numbers until 100
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 11) 47
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 248
L. Vosburgh Lyons Nine forcing nine
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 53) 217
Ronald B. Edwards Free Force forcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction
Related to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 62) 254
Royal Vale Heath DY-Cyphering Trick method of quickly calculating five three digit numbers, second method with dice
My Best 242
Verne Chesbro Chesbro On Heath's "Dy-Cyphering" coding numbers with dice
My Best 244
Hen Fetsch Double Knockout! four numbers are added and predicted, first appeared in the "Linking Ring" 1942
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 33
Unknown Blood Writing sum of digits appears on arm in blood red after rubbing
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 165
Royal Vale Heath Take a Number from 1 to 30 number on cards, numbers in column add on
My Best 246
L. Vosburgh Lyons Number Force forcing nine
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 21
Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number force
Related toVariations 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
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 394
Hen Fetsch Double Knockout sum of four apparently random numbers is divined, using 1 stooge
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 196
U. F. Grant New Slate Test sum of four years is predicted
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 200
S. H. Paine The Psychic Paper spectator chooses number and color, number is predicted in chosen color
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 246
Unknown A Spirit Communication sum of numbers appears on empty cardboard
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 328
Richard Himber Transcendental Book Test using mathematical addition force
Also published here Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 192
Unknown Addition Force number variable
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 195
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
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)
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 101) 406
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
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 525
Ronald B. Edwards Predic 222 method for calculating quicker than spectator
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
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
Gems of Mental Magic 62
E. H. Borden Horses - A Number Quickie illogic puzzle, dividing horses under three sons
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 126) 506
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Mental Numbers pack of number cards, rough-smooth
Rough & Smooth Possibilities 15
Harvey P. Graham, Bob Somerfeld Future Minus sum divination with slates, flap
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 646
Will Spoof Predict-Die sum prediction, with rolled die
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 166) 667
Unknown The Odd-Even Force forcing an even or odd number with three dice, (reverse) svengali forcing deck
The Fine Art of Magic 231
Unknown Forcing Three Numbers using cards
The Fine Art of Magic 230
C. A. George Newmann "Super-Divino" Sealed Letter Test numbers added, magician devines total
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 163
Joseph Dunninger The Impossible Prediction impromptu stooge, see "Challenges" for credits
Also published here Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 179
C. B. Yohe Number Divination
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 772
Unknown The Three-Card Answer Mathematical number divination with playing cards
Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 31
Al Baker Thought Transmission performer makes spectator write certain numbers, pencil reading, nail writer
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 304
Unknown The Elevens Stunt Mathematical stunt, place three cards on table, numbers can always be divided by eleven
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)
Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 25
Scurti The Magician For Radio, Television, or Newspaper calculation trick
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 15
U. F. Grant Another 15 Diamonds Gag gag with Fifteen of Diamonds, calculation
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 10
Jack Miller The Magic Number Trick No. 52, Mathematical card trick
Scarne on Card Tricks 93
Clayton Rawson Magic Scheme No. 48, Mathematical prediction
Scarne on Card Tricks 85
Bob Somerfeld Cut-Witted number force, from one to ten
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 3
Ormond McGill A Climactic Test prediction of sum, flap
Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 23
Aage Darling Suprediction add a number sum and selected card are predicted in envelope
I'll Read Your Mind 33
Ronald B. Edwards Two Quickies
  • transposition of two cards
  • forcing a number with coins
Variations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 277) 1109
Unknown Two Math Ticklers two math, logic puzzles
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 19
Jack Yates Astral Digit after some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate
Minds in Close-Up 17
George Sands An Oddity paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator
Related to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 50
Jack Yates Object in Mind divination of one of three objects, mathematical principle
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
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 309) 34
Gerald Kosky Gerald Kosky's Prediction
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 216
Cy Endfield Forcing 23 Coin's Date and Card
Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 46
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
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 106
Unknown Rapid Cube Root Extraction Find cube roots of numbers very quickly, mental calculation
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 157
Unknown Adding a Fibonacci Series Add up ten Fibonacci numbers very quickly, mental calculation
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 158
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 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 28
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
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 49
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff! assistent divines total of number, easy coding
Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 7
Jack Yates She Has the Number sum divination by medium, with numbers on cards
Minds in Duplicate 10
Frank N. Dodd Frank Dodd's Prediction Number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches
Also published here Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 43
Unknown The Break in the Chain Predict the two numbers at the ends of a long domino chain
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 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
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 48
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)
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 108
Bob Hummer Hummer Tricks Hummer's Poker Chip Trick: numbered poker chips, magician can divine sum of the numbers on three concealed poker chips
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 111
Unknown Predicting a Number Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 159
Paul Curry Curry's Version Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result, better presentation
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 160
Al Baker Al Baker's Version Predict sum of numbers
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 160
Unknown Predicting a Sum Magician correctly predicts sum of numbers generated by spectator and magician
Variations 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 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 172
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 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 45
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 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 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 96
Sam Lloyd Sam Loyd's Version New version of window cards that reveal your age
Inspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 100
Unknown Divining a Number Divine final answer of a series of calculations
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 161
Unknown Guessing Someone's Age Using digital roots to estimate the age of someone
Related toVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 166
Unknown An Addition Trick Divine digit that is not named in a long number using digital roots
Related to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 167
Unknown A Multiplication Trick Divine digit that is not named in a long number using digital roots
Related to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 167
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
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 9
Royal Vale Heath Heath's Bill Trick Serial number divination, very mathematical
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 52
Royal Vale Heath Heath's "Tappit" Tapping the Hours type of trick, but with colored tiles and numbers printed on them
Inspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 102
Will Blyth Blyth's Domino Box Dominoes in a box shifted, the spots on the dominoes will predict how many have been shifted
Variations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 110
Martin Gardner The Mysteries of Seven Explains why the number nine has such weird properties
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 168
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 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 163
Unknown Digital Roots Number force using digital roots
Related to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 164
Unknown Persistent Root Number force using digital roots of nine
Related to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 165
Unknown Psychological Forces Psychological forces with psychologically appealing numbers (37, 68)
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 173
Max Katz Mathematical Curiosities: Multiplication Short Cut
26 Originals 22
Max Katz Magic Squares with Playing Cards 72 fundamental solutions to the card square with formula
26 Originals 21
Stewart James Squaring the Square magic square with fractions, when cut part is the square of the total of the magic square
Magic Mine No. 1 5
Don Tanner Attendance Prediction prediction of amount of people in room, Brain Wave Deck with Numbers
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 200
Stewart James The Count of Monte Carlo total prediction, three digit numbers formed with poker chips
Magic Mine No. 1 7
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
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 10
Allessandro Predicted Total dates of coins are totaled, sum prediction
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 37
Max Katz Wrong Number!
26 Originals 23
Max Katz Favorite Number calculation in which favorite number appears nine times at the end
26 Originals 23
Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force
Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 162
Max Katz A teaser calculation puzzle
26 Originals 23
Tony Corinda Quick Calculations: Mental Arithmetic
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 63
Tony Corinda (1) Squaring method for quickly squaring numbers from twenty-five to hundred
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 63
Tony Corinda (2) Extraction of Square Roots
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 64
Tony Corinda (3) Cubing
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 64
Tony Corinda (4) Extraction of Cube Roots
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 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 78
Bert Allerton Simplified Magic Square
The Close-Up Magician 20
Tony Corinda The Magic Square 5x5
Related to Mnemonics and Mental Systems 65
Tony Corinda (3) The Total Result add-a-number divination
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
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda (5) Astrnomical add a number prediction, serial number of a bill
Predictions 109
Tony Corinda (11) The Blackboard Test
Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 157
Dr. Spencer Thornton Precognition number prediction on slate, out to lunch principle
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 7
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Ideas for the Gimmick Clip
  • Par X Prediction (number prediction)
  • Variations
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 10
Allessandro Number Divination with poker chips, numbered on both sides
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 14
Bobby Bernard Miko Prediction die to get a number, 3 1/2 card gag
Magic in Miniature 4
Dr. F. W. van Klaveren Magic Roulette using the principle of 142857, prediction on disk
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 20
Tony Corinda Page Force same as David Hoy's
Related to Book Tests 205
Gerald Kosky Total Prediction clever prediction of a sum on back of the card where numbers are written
Magic of the Mind 11
Jack Cook Phenomenal Forecast sum prediction, envelope is hanging from stage, switch with chair
Magic of the Mind 16
Tom Sellers Novelty Dice Prediction prediction of sum of several sides of dice
Magic of the Mind 25
Len Belcher Some Total sum prediction
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
Magic of the Mind 69
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
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 4
Dr. Chet Miller Math-O-Matics seven digit number added to other numbers
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 52
Clettis V. Musson Predicto cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 45
Stewart Judah Number Affinity sum divination
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 63
Leo Behnke Magic Square printing a magic square grid on promotional material, magic square with the age of spectator as a souvenir
Entertaining Close Up 4
Al Baker Al Bakers Nummer-Force with number cards
Also published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil I 16
Nate Leipzig Reading the Pencil result of a simple subtraction is revealed
Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 140
David Hoy Page Force two books, miscall
Related to The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 22
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Card Square magic square routine with cards, then a named number
Personal Secrets 39
Edward Marlo Another Effect is the Following as a number force or book test
Inspired by 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 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
Book of Oopses 4
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 Book of Oopses 20
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
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
Book of Oopses 10
Chan Canasta Oops 13: Think of a number Think of a number between 49 and 98, both digits even, not the same.
Book of Oopses 28
Dr. Ben B. Braude New Math number added with reversed number, left-out digit divined, "L'Illusioniste" ca. 60 years ago
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 127
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Peter Alexis Epic Slate Test sum prediction
VariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 90
Tony Bartolotta Epic Slate Test - Alternate Method sum prediction
Inspired by 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
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 104
Kuda Bux Two Dice number calculated with throw of two dice divined
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 124
Tan Hock Chuan, Jochen Zmeck Das Meister-Spiel deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in Si Stebbins or other arrangement, also for clean removal of three cards from deck out-of-hand, number force for book test
Also published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 10
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Also published here 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
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 205
Albert Spackman Noted Number prediction of the total of the last four digits of four bills
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 61
Aaron Wainer Matchbox & Die chosen number from 1 to 6 predicted in matchbox
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 3) 235
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser A Slate Test four numbers added, predicted
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
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
Entertaining Mental Miracles 2
David Ray Nine Numbers spectator thinks one of nine number cards, divined with multiple out prediction
HEX! 59
David Ray Figures Fantastic one of 9 number cards chosen, assistant divines (placement code on table)
HEX! 60
J. Pickstone Elizabeth Arden number divination, with a mirror
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 51
John Bragoli Roulette Force cross total of three numbers
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 71
Jack Kent Tillar 7621 prediction is sum of three chosen years
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 3) 13
Francis J. Baker Devil's Dial number dialled, person at other end divines a number, see also p. 342 & 348
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 327
Karl Fulves A Remarkable Bet heads and tails bet with three coins, presentation for Walter Penney's coin flipping paradox
Epilogue (Issue 10) 77
Harry Lorayne The Memory Magic Square combination of magic square and memorizing list of random objects
Reputation-Makers 193
Harry Lorayne Instant Magic Square
Reputation-Makers 206
Al Baker Spirit Sum flap slate
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
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
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 429
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
Lecture Notes 3
Gene Finnell A Dice Paradox
Epilogue (Issue 12) 90
Gene Finnell A Card Game Paradox
Related to Epilogue (Issue 12) 91
Howard Lyons Toronto Dice note
Inspired by 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
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 393
Shirley Quimby Shirley Quimby's Method for non-transitive dice set
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 393
Mickey MacDougall Addition Prediction involving 5x5 matrix
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 34
Glenn G. Gravatt, Al Koran The Antique Medallion
Inspired by 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)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 514
Paul Siegel Numeration Sensation several numbers are added, total is predicted on slate
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
Doorway to Delusion 19
John Henry Grossman, George Morrow Harmony numbers of one to four on a business card, one is crossed out, prediction
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 52) 258
David S. Kotkin Mento-Pen David Copperfield, number is divined with special pen
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 52
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
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 578
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
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 65) 323
Ken Krenzel Never Say Die thought of number matched rolled number
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 48
Paul Siegel Vision Diabolique performer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card
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
Doorway to Delusion 9
Stewart Judah Favorite Card Trick card from row chosen, its value used to count down to selection
The Living End 42
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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 595
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Also published here Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 28
Dr. Dan J. Alessini The Spirit Behind the Wheel prediction of a number miniature roulette wheel, business card in envelope
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (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 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 91) 451
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
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 593
Bob Read Calculator Writing joke, result of a calculation is a hidden message on the calculator, see also page 87 for additional idea by Dr. Brum Antonioli
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 51
Wilbur T. Kattner Tarot Trick Nasick magic square with sixteen tarot cards
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