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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Kent Arthur Right Number person in book selected, someone phoned who names this name
Variations 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 58) 421
Kent Arthur Faker! one of four cards is signed and they're cut into deck, then three cards reverse with face-down in between which turns out to be signed card, medium/seance situation
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 425
Kent Arthur Spurious Pelf "do as i do" sequence with spectator and 5 bills each, selected bill remains upside down
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 60) 429
Kent Arthur Familiar Spirit twenty blank cards, each with a two-figure number by a spectator, then some cards are totaled and total divined
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 62) 442
Kent Arthur Ten and One shell
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 67) 466
Kent Arthur Eerie Cards using eight cards, card finally spelled to
Related toVariations 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 101) 615
Kent Arthur "Never Idle" Cards slop shuffle Triumph with twelve card packet
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 526
Kent Arthur Pastiche card selected, another turns over, third selection predicted
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 106) 637
Kent Arthur The Professor's Card Trick mathematical
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 148) 823
George Schindler Dial phoned person names selection, number is formed by writing letters on a business card
Inspired by 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 206) 823
Jerry K. Hartman A Common Mistake Vernon's Variant type of effect (Do as I do packet trick) where spectator cannot follow instructions, ending is each spectator get an Ace reversed in packet
Inspired by
  • "Kortially Yours" (Milton Kort, Kort is Now In Session, 1962)
Related to
1973 Means & Ends 23
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Retrospective long article about the evolution of phone effects, reprinted from Sphinx, 1942
  • "20th Century Telepathy" (John Northern Hilliard)
  • John Percival, Benedict and Paul Rockwood versions
  • Fred D. Muth & elimination principle
  • "One By Swindle" (F. Jackson)
  • U. F. Grant
  • "Colored Silks" (Earl Thomas)
  • "Operator Calling" (Harris Solomon)
  • "Right Number" (Kent Arthur)
  • "The Phantom Phone" (Howard Savage)
  • "Winged Thoughts" (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
  • "Phoned Thots" (Orville Meyer)
Apr. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 952
Howard A. Adams Matheight principle, Ace to Eight of a suit are used, mentally chosen card is found after three deals, then both piles have same total, removed card can be named
Inspired by 1981 OICUFESP (Issue 7 - Matheight Miracles) 1
Justin Higham, Kevin Baker The NoBo Lie Detector "No" = Bottom
  • First Version
  • Second Version (Kevin Baker)
  • Third Version (Kevin Baker)
  • Fourth Version (Kevin Baker)
  • Fifth Version
  • Sixth Version
  • Seventh Version
  • Eighth Version (Kevin Baker)
  • Ninth Version
  • Tenth Version (Kevin Baker)
Inspired by
  • Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks, pp. 130-133
Related to
2008 Dexterity Manual 57