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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Theodore Annemann Word, Number and Picture Divination medium divines word, number and duplicates a drawing
Related to 1937 "En Rapport" 13
Jack Yates Foreword close-up mental magic
1954 Minds in Close-Up 5
Jack Yates Clip Line newspaper clipping, some lines from top and bottom are cut away and the cross total of the remaining lines leads to a line which is divined
Related to 1954 Minds in Close-Up 7
Jack Yates Match Miracle spectator reverses one of four matches and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1954 Minds in Close-Up 9
Jack Yates Devil's Die 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 1954 Minds in Close-Up 11
Jack Yates Perfected Publicity word from publicity sheet is divined, extended anagram
1954 Minds in Close-Up 14
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 Merchant Mentalist cards with objects written on it are arranged in a circle, prediction of selection
1954 Minds in Close-Up 19
Jack Yates Who's Fooling Whom? gag prediction printed on a promotion card, people can do for their friends
1954 Minds in Close-Up 22
Jack Yates Object in Mind divination of one of three objects, mathematical principle
1954 Minds in Close-Up 25
Jack Yates Murder Must Foul murder game, with instruction cards for spectators
1954 Minds in Close-Up 26
Jack Yates Credits
1954 Minds in Close-Up 31
Jack Yates Foreword book on two-person mental effects
1956 Minds in Duplicate 5
Jack Yates Three Thoughts Alone cards are written on a sheet, medium divines them
Related to 1956 Minds in Duplicate 7
Jack Yates She Has the Number sum divination by medium, with numbers on cards
1956 Minds in Duplicate 10
Jack Yates Thoughts Direct medium reads mind of spectator
Related to 1956 Minds in Duplicate 13
Jack Yates Designed to Order ESP cards are arranged and medium divines order
1956 Minds in Duplicate 16
Jack Yates The Five Cards Problem five cards written on a slate and one is circled, medium divines the card
1956 Minds in Duplicate 18
Jack Yates Operator Calling cards with names and telephone numbers, medium divines several numbers
1956 Minds in Duplicate 21
Jack Yates Astral Headline medium divines words from newspaper
1956 Minds in Duplicate 24
Jack Yates Money and the Medium bill put in one of several envelopes, medium finds correct one
1956 Minds in Duplicate 27
Jack Yates Mental Tuition four people select a card, medium names color of first, suit of second, value of third and complete card of fourth spectator
1956 Minds in Duplicate 29
Jack Yates Credits
1956 Minds in Duplicate 32
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
Bob Hummer Hummer's Three-object Divination Three objects switched around, spectator then thinks of one and switches the other two, magician can divine thought of object (Mathematical 3 card monte 1951)
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 63
Jack Yates Yates' Four-Object Divination three matches facing one way and one match facing the opposite way. After moving matches around, magician correctly can divine which is the reversed match without looking
Inspired byAlso published here 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 66
B. B. Koch VIP names written on cardboard strips, medium divines chosen strips, see also p. 264 for suggestion by Jules Conway, see p. 308 for reference
Related to Apr. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 6) 250
Paul Curry A Penny For Your Thoughts after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1974 Paul Curry Presents 83
Fred Robinson Focus on Walt Lees, Fred Kaps, Ken Brooke, Harry Lorayne, Jack Avis, Rand Magic Circle, Ricky Jay, Derek Dingle, Peter Becker, Cyril Faranoff, Frank Farrow, Jack Yates, Ron McMillan
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 210
Harry Lorayne The Larger the Bill spectator reverses one of four bills and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one, with optional serial reading
Inspired by 1977 The Magic Book 231
Jack Yates Jack's Pack stack in which position of every card can be calculated with formula and vice versa ("Reversing the Process")
1978 Jack's Pack 2
Jack Yates Effect mnemonicosis type effect, card is named and located by various means, "In a way, it becomes rather like Dai Vernon's 'Trick that cannot be explained'"
1978 Jack's Pack 2
Jack Yates The Number Force card named, numbers jotted down and summed up, card at that position
  • Plus a Marked Deck (card pushed out of marked deck instead of named)
1978 Jack's Pack 5
Jack Yates, Ken De Courcy Notes by the Editor
  • Keep the Sequence
  • False Shuffles and Cuts
  • With Two People
  • Short Corner
1978 Jack's Pack 5
Jack Yates Jack's Wallet card is predicted with duplicate from another deck in wallet, free selection switched
1979 Card Caprice 3
Jack Yates Wallet Switch
1979 Card Caprice 4
Jack Yates Jack's Line-Up up to thirteen spectators on stage, they select a card from a pile, pile shuffled, cards again given back to the right spectators
Variations 1979 Card Caprice 6
Jack Yates Small Packet False Shuffle
1979 Card Caprice 7
Ken De Courcy Last Card Prediction final card predicted in pocket or wallet, with index or sticky dummy prediction
Inspired by 1979 Card Caprice 8
Bob Hummer The Moon Die Mystery number from one to six is thought of, three sides of a die are shown to spectator and he is asked if he sees his number, repeated three times and number is divined, without performer ever looking at the dice
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 15
Jack Yates Match Miracle spectator reverses one of four matches and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 63
Bob Hummer, Unknown Million-Dollar Mystery No. 9, twelve coins on table, spectator can remove some and coins with heads and tales up are divined, blindfolded
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 13
Thomas Alan Waters Steals
  • Annemann's steal from a cup
  • Jack Yates' steal from a cup with a paper clip and a magnet
  • Annemann's steal from an envelope with a thumb tip
  • other ideas by T. A. Waters
Related to 1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 163
Al Mann The Clip Line variation on Albert Spackman's "Clip Line"
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1982 Six Columns 20
Jack Yates Introduction
1986 Clue and other Mysteries iii
Jack Yates Monty three spectators exchange three cards, performer reveals which spectator has which card, mental monte
1986 Clue and other Mysteries 1
Jack Yates Spy Story story trick, paper with sentence (Archer Call Up Base) is folded and cut by spectator, then pieces are dealt in two piles and the selected forms the name of the selected card
1986 Clue and other Mysteries 5
Jack Yates Choice twelve objects are put in a bag, two spectators select one each, performer divines both, then from all objects are removed and replaced in the bag, the last one was predicted
1986 Clue and other Mysteries 10
Jack Yates I Yates I Ching / I Ging prediction, with special cards to form the hexagram
Related to 1986 Clue and other Mysteries 18
Jack Yates Winston prediction in envelope, card touched and put on bottom of ribbon spread
1986 Clue and other Mysteries 24
Jack Yates P&S System six geometrical signs in envelopes, divination of selected, back turned in selection process, also possible with word groups
1986 Clue and other Mysteries 28
Jack Yates Magi instruction from tape, moving and removing four cards until one remains, tape prediction
1986 Clue and other Mysteries 41
Jack Yates Revelation ESP five spectators think of an ESP symbol, divination, cards repeatedly shown to spectator for afirmation
1986 Clue and other Mysteries 45
Jack Yates Clue six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds different colored disc, murder game
Variations 1986 Clue and other Mysteries 51
Jack Yates Last Words
1986 Clue and other Mysteries 57
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Clue and Other Mysteries by Jack Yates 1987 Epoptica (Issue 8) 445
David Britland Open and Shut Case with liar/truthteller presentation
Inspired by May 1987 The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 81
Philip T. Goldstein Scratch hexagram from "I Ching" build with line cards predicted
Related to 1987 Doth 6
Bob Hummer, Jack Yates Time Will Tell No. 74, twelve coins on table in circle layout, spectator removes six coins, some head/tail matching
Related to 1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 102
Karl Fulves Witness six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds murderer
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1992 Deceptive Practices 78
Graham Richards A Safe Bet five envelopes, one with question mark, after instructions with performer's back turned only the marked one remains and contains the money
Inspired by 1993 Profile (Issue 16) 8
Ramón Riobóo Signed Deal small packet spelling discovery
Inspired by
  • Jack Yates' "Miracle Mix-up"
Related to
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 45
Steve Beam No-Filler Killer using the principle of Miracle Mix-Up / Remote Control
Inspired by
  • Jack Yates' "Miracle Mix-up" in "Abbott's Anthology of Card Magic Vol. 3"
Also published here
2017 52 41
Steve Beam No-Filler Killer using the principle of Miracle Mix-Up / Remote Control
Inspired by
  • Jack Yates' "Miracle Mix-up" in "Abbott's Anthology of Card Magic Vol. 3"
Also published here
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 96