Written by Thomas Alan Waters

1993
Work of Thomas Alan Waters

806 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Kelly Lyles.
Language: English

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Thomas Alan Waters Introduction xvii
Thomas Alan Waters Introduction on uniqueness in presentation New Thoughts For Old 3
Thomas Alan Waters Box Office box with amulets on a try, one is removed and under the tray but in the box is a prediction with the right choiceRelated to New Thoughts For Old 5
Thomas Alan Waters Tryptrych spectator puts an object in the left and one in the right pocket, one remains on the table and performer names the locations of the three objects, gimmick New Thoughts For Old 9
Thomas Alan Waters On the Button three objects in different pockets, location is revealed, gimmick New Thoughts For Old 12
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight I with Himber Wallet New Thoughts For Old 16
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight II with I.D. Case model of Himber Wallet New Thoughts For Old 18
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowlInspired by New Thoughts For Old 20
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions II questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowlInspired by New Thoughts For Old 22
Thomas Alan Waters Clippoline Albert Spackman's "Clip Line" meets Clippo New Thoughts For Old 25
Thomas Alan Waters Unknown Power tape cassette with headline prediction onRelated to New Thoughts For Old 28
Thomas Alan Waters Synchroincidence two decks, same card is selected, red/blueInspired byRelated toVariations New Thoughts For Old 31
Thomas Alan Waters Vespers one of five ESP cards is put in spectators pocket and divined New Thoughts For Old 34
Dai Vernon The Strip-out Addition with ESP cards New Thoughts For Old 34
Thomas Alan Waters, Stanley Collins Framedown ideas on the Stanley Collins "Color Counting Frame"Related to
  • Stanley Collins' "Deceptive Conceptions in Magic" p. 63.
  • Rupert Gilbert's "Precognition" in "The Gen", Vol.7, Nr. 1, 1951
  • Louis Histed's "Arabian Prediction in "Abra" Vol. 37, Nr. 959, 1964
  • Precognition (Rupert Gilbert, 1960)
New Thoughts For Old 37
Thomas Alan Waters The Psychic Coercion of the Interrupted Schoolboy slate in envelope, first the name of a card appears then a number, flap, Mental Masterpiece gimmick, chalk band-writerRelated to New Thoughts For Old 41
Thomas Alan Waters Cross Reference New Thoughts For Old 46
Thomas Alan Waters Introduction on three phase predictions Cerberus 49
Thomas Alan Waters Tridex Related to Cerberus 53
Thomas Alan Waters Booka triple prediction, three words from the same book, gaffed Cerberus 54
Thomas Alan Waters More on the Classic Triple Prediction Cerberus 55
Thomas Alan Waters Triposte page from a side-bound spiral notebook is torn in three pieces, triple prediction Cerberus 59
Thomas Alan Waters O.T.L. Omega with initialed index cards, out to lunch and flap, triple predictionInspired by Cerberus 63
Thomas Alan Waters Cross Reference Cerberus 68
Thomas Alan Waters Trionic three phases
- card is seen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- card is unseen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- prediction of a selected card
Trionic 71
Philip T. Goldstein Diveswitch Trionic 83
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Trionic 86
Thomas Alan Waters Omnimancy essay on fortunetelling, Q&A, cold reading Omnimancy 89
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is givenRelated to
  • T. A. Waters in "Genii" Vol. 28, No. 1, 1963
Omnimancy 99
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy II question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is given, different handling Omnimancy 101
Thomas Alan Waters MuTarot Mutus Nomen with tarot cards, start for a reading with several peopleRelated to Omnimancy 103
Thomas Alan Waters MuTwo ten spectators write initials and a word on half of a business card, Mutus Nomen, start for a reading Omnimancy 106
Thomas Alan Waters IndexRay spectator writes word and initials on folded card, start for a reading Omnimancy 108
Thomas Alan Waters Palmystic muscle reading technique, hidden as palmistryRelated to
  • William W. Larsen Sr.'s "The Dr. Q Simplicity Mindreading Act"
  • Al Baker's "The Finger Knows - and Tells" in Al Flosso's "Our Mysteries", p.9.
Omnimancy 110
Thomas Alan Waters Coda on fortunetelling, cold reading and mentalism Omnimancy 112
Thomas Alan Waters Suggested Reading general publications suggested for fortunetellers Omnimancy 113
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Omnimancy 114
Thomas Alan Waters Psychometry on psychometry and presenting mentalism Psychometry 117
Thomas Alan Waters Presentation essay on presentation for psychometry
- Selling the Psychometry Effect
- Performance Situations - Good and Bad
- How Many Items?
- Single Object Readings
- Concealed Items (Unknown Objects, Known Objects)
- Blindfolds
- Locating the Participants
- The Psychometry Act
Psychometry 121
Thomas Alan Waters General Technique - Object-Reading (Deduction & Observation)
- Object-Linking (Marking Systems)
Psychometry 131
Thomas Alan Waters Eraser's Edge method to mark an envelope Psychometry 137
Thomas Alan Waters Stampede method to mark an envelope Psychometry 137
Thomas Alan Waters Post Facto method to mark an envelope Psychometry 137
Thomas Alan Waters Cornered method to mark an envelope Psychometry 137
Thomas Alan Waters Branded method to distinguish different envelopes Psychometry 137
Thomas Alan Waters Printsiple objects are wrapped in pieces of newspaper Psychometry 138
Thomas Alan Waters Seequence objects wrapped in paper and scotch tape Psychometry 138
Thomas Alan Waters PsychomeTryst card is put in envelope as well, system to relate the envelopes to the owner Psychometry 138
Thomas Alan Waters Bagatelle special bag to distinguish form, shape and object without opening it Psychometry 140
Thomas Alan Waters Tray Chic objects are collected on a tray, performer is blindfolded Psychometry 141
Thomas Alan Waters Quantum with business cards and the Quantimental stand Psychometry 141
Thomas Alan Waters Subsidiary Technique - Locating the Participants
- The Last Two Items
- Clipboard Readings
- Combinations with other Effects
Psychometry 143
Thomas Alan Waters Ringkle combining Psychometry and Ring Flight, other ideas what could happen with the objects Psychometry 146
Thomas Alan Waters Miscellaneous Notes - With A Medium
- In The Dark (in a Seance)
- Trayce (method to see in the dark)
- GiveAway Collecting Box (by Edmund Rowland)
- Contact Mindreading)
Psychometry 147
Thomas Alan Waters Afterword Psychometry 149
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Psychometry 150
Thomas Alan Waters Scrypt on Billet Technique and Maurice Fogel Scrypt 153
Thomas Alan Waters Switches Scrypt 157
Thomas Alan Waters Hand to Hand No. 1 with a paper clip Scrypt 157
Thomas Alan Waters Hand to Hand No. 2 with a paper clip Scrypt 158
Thomas Alan Waters Pad Switches billet switches with the aid of a pad
- The Takeaway
- The Tearaway
- The Flipaway
- Bill-ette
Scrypt 158
Thomas Alan Waters Mechanical Switches - Padded (with Wax)
- Flipover Wallets
Related to
  • C. L. Boarde's "Mainly Mental: Vol. One"
Scrypt 160
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 Scrypt 163
Thomas Alan Waters Center-Tear analysis and handlingRelated to Scrypt 166
Thomas Alan Waters, Jack Avis The Occultear secretly tearing the center
- Writing Materials
- The Area of Writings
- The Fold
- The Tear
Related to Scrypt 171
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 1 (Close-Up) q&a for one person Scrypt 174
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 2 (Close-Up) handling variationRelated to
  • C. L. Boarde's "Question and Answer, Variation C" in "Mainly Mental, Vol. One" p.78
Scrypt 175
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine answer appears on slate, Double-Locking Addition Slate Scrypt 176
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 3 (Stage) with a bulldog clip Scrypt 177
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine (With Dobrin Slate) flap to hide center Scrypt 178
Thomas Alan Waters Triton a red, white, and blue billet are in a bulldog clip, which select a category each, aspectator selects one of three categories and choses a word from that category, which he writes down, the word is predicted on one of the three billetsInspired by
  • Jack Avis' "Chronokinesis" in Peter Warlock's "Pentagram", Vol. 8, No. 4. P. 25.
Scrypt 178
Thomas Alan Waters Concluding Remarks Scrypt 179
Thomas Alan Waters The Double Routine different routines, based on the same handling, on indexes and pocket writing Scrypt 180
Thomas Alan Waters No. 1: Great Minds Still Think Alike spectator writes a number on a piece of paper, performer writes the same down Scrypt 181
Thomas Alan Waters No. 2: On the Wired Thought random person phoned, name divined and the person names a year which is divined too, combination of two Annemann effectsRelated to Scrypt 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 3: The Prediction Reading for one person, stock answer index to basic questions Scrypt 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 4: Card Reading card prediction, with tarot or playing cards, in context of a reading Scrypt 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 5: Name Coincidence both write down the same name Scrypt 184
Thomas Alan Waters Additional Notes variations and ideas on the switch, pocket writing and indexes Scrypt 184
Thomas Alan Waters Geometear two objects are written on two pieces of paper, one is selected and the word divinedRelated to Scrypt 184
Thomas Alan Waters Trinkle birthday and zodiac are written on paper and divinedInspired by Scrypt 186
Thomas Alan Waters Afterword Scrypt 189
Thomas Alan Waters Addendum on Maurice Fogel and mentalism Scrypt 189
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Scrypt 192
Thomas Alan Waters Deckalogue on playing cards in mentalism Deckalogue 195
Thomas Alan Waters Clubble stopped at and thought of card are foundInspired by Deckalogue 197
Unknown Riffle Force brief Deckalogue 197
Thomas Alan Waters Daisection thought of card is put in pocket, inspired by VernonRelated to Deckalogue 200
Thomas Alan Waters Talismanacle spectator selects a card, presentation with ring or amulet which is able to pick ab vibrations from the card
- Variation One: Memorized Deck
- Variation Two: Stripper Pack
- Variation Two-and-a-Half: Stripper Pack
- Variation Three: Stripper Pack
Related to Deckalogue 203
Thomas Alan Waters Decideal outcome is predictedInspired by Deckalogue 206
Gene Grant, Nathan Stark Gene Grant - Nathan Stark Subtlety prediction can be read as eight of hearts or four of spadesInspired by
  • "Magick" No. 164. P. 817
Deckalogue 207
Thomas Alan Waters Imposition assistant does not have to know the stackInspired by
  • Spaulding's "Audience Rapport" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 22, No. 7. P.21.
Deckalogue 209
Thomas Alan Waters Hoydle spectator remove their cards later from the deck Deckalogue 212
Thomas Alan Waters Automaticard spectator turns a card over behind his back, a second spectator is blindfolded and by automatic writing on a slate divines the card Deckalogue 214
Thomas Alan Waters Twinkey named card is shuffled face up in the deck, same card is reversed in second pack and the card above the reversed card is the same as well as in the shuffled pack Deckalogue 216
Thomas Alan Waters Tetrance prediction in envelope in wallet Deckalogue 218
Unknown 10-20 Force cut and then cross total of the amount Deckalogue 218
Thomas Alan Waters Coincideck two decks, three cards from one deck are put face up at random places into other deck, next to the same cards Deckalogue 220
Thomas Alan Waters Insight Straight performer takes one card out and puts a poker chip on it, then sixteen cards are laid out in a matrix and a spectator can put four chips on cards, those four cards added to the card put away earlier form a straight Ten-AceInspired by
  • Larry Becker's "The Little Black Book" in "Mentalism for Magicians"
Deckalogue 222
Thomas Alan Waters Matrix Number Force with cardsRelated to Deckalogue 223
Thomas Alan Waters Seller's Markcut prediction in index card is in a window envelope, spectator selects a card which comes in the envelope too, then the deck is shuffled and cut and the performer names a card, he puts the envelope somewhere in the deck, under it is the named card and the prediction inside matches the card chosen earlier Deckalogue 226
Thomas Alan Waters Envelope Card Switch Deckalogue 227
Tom Sellers Adding Card with Envelope Deckalogue 229
Thomas Alan Waters, Bill Murata Waikikut spectator cuts third on table, next third face up on it and the rest on top, spectator decides which cards performer has to divine, face up card or two face down cards, Bill Murata's Waikiki Location Deckalogue 231
Thomas Alan Waters Narrowzarrow simplifying the shuffle with narrow short cards Deckalogue 232
Thomas Alan Waters Outstrip envelope, two-way out, holding card back by stripper principle Deckalogue 232
Thomas Alan Waters Charliersatz two false cuts, with charlier cuts Deckalogue 233
Thomas Alan Waters Afterword Deckalogue 235
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Deckalogue 236
Thomas Alan Waters Grymwyr on bizarre magick Grymwyr 238
Thomas Alan Waters SOREcery blister appears on thought of finger Grymwyr 245
Thomas Alan Waters Pinance doll drawn on paper is pinched by a needle performer divines whereInspired byRelated to Grymwyr 247
Thomas Alan Waters Billet Switch on Needle Grymwyr 248
Thomas Alan Waters Elementeerie the four elements are written on a slate by spectator and the slate put in an envelope, three elements are chosen and found to be crossed out on the slate, clear flap Grymwyr 251
Thomas Alan Waters Pastell past life presentation for a Swami Test, no methodRelated to Grymwyr 254
Thomas Alan Waters (P)ocean amulet in water bottle with names held behind, sinks and rests in front of the dead name Grymwyr 257
Thomas Alan Waters Alexicon name of named dead person appears on card, four ABC cards, spelling "DEAD"Inspired by
  • Alex Elmsley's "What Card?"
Grymwyr 260
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Grymwyr 261
Thomas Alan Waters Hallowgram name of dead celebrity appears on one of four ABC cards, one side of the cards spells "DEAD" the other "NAME"Inspired by
  • Alex Elmsley's "What Card?"
Grymwyr 263
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaxis medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectatorInspired byRelated to Grymwyr 265
Thomas Alan Waters Mailefactor postcard with picture of the performer is sent to spectator, when he receives the card, the picture is goneInspired by
  • Tony Shiels' "The Man Who Was Not There" in "Magick", No.86. 1973
Grymwyr 269
Thomas Alan Waters Amorte sitter in seance feels as getting a kissInspired by Grymwyr 272
Thomas Alan Waters Pointalism a knife is stabbed in tarot book and one in a tarot deck, page describes card Grymwyr 274
Unknown Knife Force Related to Grymwyr 275
Peter Warlock Knife Force with Book Related to
  • Peter Warlock in "Pentragram" 1946, P.2.
  • C. L. Boarde's "Ex-Spear-Ience" in "Mainly Mental: Vol. Two"
Grymwyr 275
Thomas Alan Waters Tarotate a knife is stabbed in tarot book and suspended by two fingers of two spectators, tarot deck is dealt and on some point the book and knife turn, the deal is stopped and the card matches the tarot card described in the book Grymwyr 277
Thomas Alan Waters Quintasense some tarot cards are selected via the matrix force, reading, written on paper matches the selected cardsInspired byRelated to Grymwyr 279
Thomas Alan Waters Chronomadic "impromptu" seance at staged party, picture transforms and guest vanishes Grymwyr 282
Thomas Alan Waters Keystome book with lock Grymwyr 287
Thomas Alan Waters Chromantic with different colored talismans, to find out what question sitter has Grymwyr 287
Thomas Alan Waters Candelabra Quantimental stand with candlesRelated to
  • Eric Lewis' "Whosgotwot Plus One" in "The Crowning Miracles" p. 203
Grymwyr 288
Thomas Alan Waters Shelfish book switch in shelfRelated to
  • J. F. Orrin in "Magic Wand" No. 195. 1942. P.145.
Grymwyr 288
Thomas Alan Waters Backhand switching an object behind a cloth, fake third hand Grymwyr 289
Thomas Alan Waters Pentally on stacking Tarot cards Grymwyr 290
Thomas Alan Waters Demon Key demon appears in the dark, monkey Grymwyr 290
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-References Grymwyr 292
Thomas Alan Waters Octasm on mentalism Octasm 292
Thomas Alan Waters Tapinage ten cassettes with different songs, selected one is predictedInspired by
  • Joseph M. White's "Tape Transmission" in "Magic Sounds" No. 33
Octasm 297
Thomas Alan Waters Adamsmyth blank cards with numbers on both sides, two spectator's think of one each, total is divinedRelated to
  • Sidney Lawrence's "It's In Your Pocket" in "Ten Self Working Card Tricks"
Octasm 300
Thomas Alan Waters Doublet two predictions, one in an envelope a less free prediction outside of it, here for cardsInspired by Octasm 303
Thomas Alan Waters Optionail three spectator's count their change, name and amount of the one who has the most is predicted, other applications of the principleInspired by
  • Sam Dalal's "Magical Musings" in "Swami" Vol. 3, No. 30.
Octasm 306
Thomas Alan Waters, Sam Dalal, James G. Thompson Jr. Indiair method for two-phase prediction, window envelopeInspired by Octasm 309
Thomas Alan Waters Blackard fair single card prediction, in glass in front of the blackboard Octasm 311
Thomas Alan Waters Spyhole mask prediction / revelation, word on a card is chosen and prediction is another card with holes on it, when held on a text it reveals the chosen wordVariations Octasm 313
Thomas Alan Waters Indivasion envelope for two outs Octasm 317
Thomas Alan Waters Outlander Inspired by
  • Gene Grant's "Phantini's Mental Key" p. 22.
Octasm 319
Thomas Alan Waters Choption cards with words, selection is predicted, Velleda principle Octasm 321
Thomas Alan Waters Wheelie forcing a number with a roulette wheel Octasm 324
Thomas Alan Waters Flipout prepared Himber Wallet for prediction and as a peek wallet Octasm 327
Thomas Alan Waters Selectrick typewriter rings bell on command Octasm 330
Thomas Alan Waters Revelleda spectator writes a word on a board with a Velleda pen, the word is then erased and divined by the performer Octasm 332
Thomas Alan Waters Thinky seven glass vials in envelopes, spectator finds the one filled with inkInspired by
  • Orville Meyer's "Think Ink" in "Magic in the Modern Manner"
Octasm 334
Thomas Alan Waters, Philip T. Goldstein Anagramarye selected word from a text is divined, with ABC cardsInspired by
  • Sam Schwartz' "Anagramatic" in "Linking Ring", Vol. 43, No.1. 1963
Octasm 336
Thomas Alan Waters Keynow combination of Koran's "Gold Medallion" and "Flying Ring", message on keyInspired by Octasm 342
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Octasm 347
Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 1: The Book Test Mindscript 1: The Book Test 351
Thomas Alan Waters Riffle No. 1 Mindscript 1: The Book Test 353
Thomas Alan Waters Riffle No. 2 (Impromptu) playing card is put in book by spectator, words are predicted Mindscript 1: The Book Test 359
Thomas Alan Waters Riffledex selected word from a book is predicted in envelope, spectator can change his mind Mindscript 1: The Book Test 362
Thomas Alan Waters, Richard Himber Peekquivalent spectator hold envelope with prediction, synonyms Mindscript 1: The Book Test 367
Thomas Alan Waters, James G. Thompson Jr. Jato word from book is predicted in envelopeInspired by Mindscript 1: The Book Test 370
Thomas Alan Waters, Tony Corinda, Tom Sellers Dubbook x is marked somewhere in the book, then a page is torn and again a x drawn on it, two words are divined, one by telepathy and one by clairvoyanceInspired by Mindscript 1: The Book Test 373
Thomas Alan Waters Miscellanea book test ideasRelated to Mindscript 1: The Book Test 376
Thomas Alan Waters SideSidAl combination of Lorraine's and Baker's book testsRelated to Mindscript 1: The Book Test 376
Thomas Alan Waters Final Notes general notes on book tests Mindscript 1: The Book Test 378
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mindscript 1: The Book Test 380
Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test torn newspaper, prediction of words, general comments Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test 383
Thomas Alan Waters Duplicities prediction on slate, several methods to add duplicate force pieces and switching pieces Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test 385
Thomas Alan Waters, Edmund Rowland, Fred Lowe, Robert Harbin X-Positions page is torn in 16 parts and a piece selected, analysis , ideas on headline predictionsRelated to
  • Edmund Rowland in Warlock's "Pentagram" Vol, 7. No.2. P. 11.
  • Fred Lowe in "New Pentagram" Vol. 4, No. 1. P.1.
  • Robert Harbin in "Abra" Vol.7, No. 181. P. 387.
Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test 392
Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 407
Thomas Alan Waters Parity two cards divined, symbol cards / picture cards Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 409
Thomas Alan Waters Grayven 32 design cards, divination, sound reading and gray code Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 413
Thomas Alan Waters Graydation cards with pictures and words are selected and divined Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 416
Thomas Alan Waters Grayce spectator selects one picture card, which is divined later Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 418
Thomas Alan Waters, Bob Hummer Grayze divination of a card, five cards on the table, covered with a handkerchiefRelated to Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 420
Thomas Alan Waters Trisonic design cards, three are divinedInspired byRelated to Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 424
Thomas Alan Waters Pairception symbol chart with 25 designs, designs are selected and divined Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 427
Thomas Alan Waters Chartruse divination, symbol chart is foldedInspired by
  • Tom Sellers' "Silent Thought Reading" in "The Gen" Vol.11, No.2. P.52.
Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 430
Thomas Alan Waters On the Color-Counting Frame color forcing chart based on Stanley Collins and Ernest Noakes color-counting frameRelated to Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 435
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test 437
Thomas Alan Waters Hellaphone spectator choses a number on a telephone, name is divined, not real phone numbers, first published in "New Invocation" No. 31, 1986 Magazine Miscellanea 441
Thomas Alan Waters Albertest prediction of a word is written and signed by performer and finally put in the book, first published in "New Invocation" No. 54, 1989Inspired by Magazine Miscellanea 443
Thomas Alan Waters In2ition card is predicted then unknown question answered, first published in "Magick" No. 424, 1989 Magazine Miscellanea 446
Unknown Cut Deeper Force Magazine Miscellanea 446
Thomas Alan Waters Dell-Epathy spectator writes four-letter word on slate, performer divines it by reading definition from a dictionary, first published in "Magick" No. 321, 1983 Magazine Miscellanea 448
Thomas Alan Waters Auroracle word is written on index card and divined, hight-tech version of Dell-Epathy, first published in "Magick" No. 472, 1992 Magazine Miscellanea 450
Thomas Alan Waters Kystic named card has a kiss on the back, first published in "Magick" No. 411, 1988 Magazine Miscellanea 452
Thomas Alan Waters No/No. named number is predicted in sealed envelope, with No gag, carbon envelope, first published in "Magick" No. 442, 1990Related to
  • Gene Grant's "Vision of the Future" in "Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets", 1960
Magazine Miscellanea 454
Thomas Alan Waters Touché with card stand, first published in "Magick" No. 365, 1986 Magazine Miscellanea 457
Thomas Alan Waters Signse astrological sign divination, first published in "New Invocation" No. 39, 1987 Magazine Miscellanea 460
Thomas Alan Waters Ultratest twelve zodiac cards, card with the sign of the spectator is turned over and the back is colored matching a chart in which quarter of the month she is born, first published in "New Invocation" No. 47, 1988 Magazine Miscellanea 463
Thomas Alan Waters Heartbreaker name prediction, cards with half hearts and half names are selected and a name is build, first published in "Genii" Vol. 54, No. 5, 1991Inspired by Magazine Miscellanea 465
Thomas Alan Waters The Crimson Count prediction of a number between one and ten, numbers on cards predicted one is red, first published in Burt Sperber's "Miracles of My Friends" 1982 Magazine Miscellanea 470
Corvello The Eleven Card Count multiple out count Magazine Miscellanea 472
Thomas Alan Waters Cartomanic multiple spectator's think of a card from five shown, all are divined, first published in Burt Sperber's "Miracles of My Friends", 1982Inspired by Magazine Miscellanea 473
Thomas Alan Waters Countact prediction of a thought, index cards Magazine Miscellanea 476
Thomas Alan Waters Psychl Psychl 481
Thomas Alan Waters Tricessive one behind triple prediction, ESP Symbol, vowels and one of five cards Psychl 483
Thomas Alan Waters Namewave Psychl 487
Thomas Alan Waters Janussum two person write down a number, sum prediction on a slate (Rashomon Principle) Psychl 489
Thomas Alan Waters Alpharoah word prediction with ABC cards, two variations Psychl 491
Thomas Alan Waters Trancescript approach to Q&A Psychl 493
Thomas Alan Waters Handbook five ESP cards are insert in a book, performer is blindfolded and five spectator select a card each and put them in the pocket, all cards are divined Psychl 496
Thomas Alan Waters Windecks card is selected and number written on it, in a second deck the card is found reversed and the number is written on it Psychl 499
Thomas Alan Waters Hexchange inside pocketRelated to Psychl 501
Thomas Alan Waters 4ce with cards and boxesRelated to
  • George P. Sanderson's "The Feminine Influence" in "Right Under Their Noses"
Psychl 504
Thomas Alan Waters Psychographitti four routines where writings or pictures appear on alphabet cards
- Cardworm
- Meow
- Velleda Baby
- Blast-Off
Inspired by Psychl 507
Thomas Alan Waters Symbo-Chart off beat revelation of a chosen ESP sign, 1089 force Psychl 510
Thomas Alan Waters Quindary cards with words on it are selected and divined Psychl 512
Thomas Alan Waters RoTarot tarot card is selected and divined Psychl 513
Thomas Alan Waters Geminight tape recorder prediction of named star sign, several other versions:
- Headlines
- Foot(crystal)ball
- Poker Phase
Psychl 515
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Psychl 519
Thomas Alan Waters Cardiact on cards and mentalism Cardiact 523
Thomas Alan Waters Pierception with box, thought of card Cardiact 527
Thomas Alan Waters Attaploy cards put in breast pocket, with Jack Hughes' Attaboy Cardiact 530
Thomas Alan Waters Hallmark shuffled deck, spectator thinks of a card she sees, card is divined Cardiact 533
Thomas Alan Waters Disposition two decks in one box, thin cards Cardiact 535
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Cardiact 540
Thomas Alan Waters Mynd Mynd 543
Thomas Alan Waters, Maurice Fogel Flamulet five envelopes hanging on a stand, attached with a bulldog clip, spectator finds amulet (coin) Mynd 545
Thomas Alan Waters Clockout twelve cards with clocks on it with different times, prediction of selection Mynd 549
Thomas Alan Waters Cashseer box with rolls of bills, amount of bills is secretly removed and divined by performer, other variations:
- Poison (with small liquid bottles)
- Mr. Ree (murder mystery, clue)
- Essencery Perception (with five vials of perfume)
- ReMarkerable (color match)
Inspired by Mynd 553
Thomas Alan Waters Threesum triple prediction on selected playing cards, with Bingo chart (Stover's "irrisistible Force")Inspired by Mynd 557
Thomas Alan Waters Staballoon prediction in ballon handling, Jaks billet knife Mynd 561
Thomas Alan Waters Wipeout before your eyes as a multiple outInspired by Mynd 562
Thomas Alan Waters Sellerbrity off-beat prediction, word from puzzle book is selectedInspired by
  • Tom Seller's "New Age Book Test" 1933
Mynd 562
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mynd 564
Thomas Alan Waters Spyryt on being real, and audience perception and believe Spyryt 567
Thomas Alan Waters Bellsamo self-ringing bell, divination of a tarot card Spyryt 571
Thomas Alan Waters Palimptest subtlety for appearing message on a slate Spyryt 576
Thomas Alan Waters Trayf tray to make a hand tapping, a skull clicking the teeth, a spirit buzzer, spirit bell, dancing shoe, an alarm clock spinning its hand Spyryt 579
Thomas Alan Waters HCI tarot cards haunted deck in a handkerchief, two versions, glorpy, plate-lifter gimmickRelated to Spyryt 584
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Spyryt 587
Thomas Alan Waters Thynk on presenting mentalism Thynk 591
Thomas Alan Waters Tri-Beaut sign, birthdate and selected tarot card are divined, with envelopes Thynk 595
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaccent medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectatorRelated to Thynk 600
Thomas Alan Waters Verball different colored balls are in a bag and drawn, remaining one is predicted Thynk 602
Thomas Alan Waters, Sydney Bergson Glowsure spectator finds container with object, in the dark Thynk 604
Thomas Alan Waters Glowsout mixture between Verball and Glowsure Thynk 606
Thomas Alan Waters Speakay six people write something on a piece of paper, performer thinks of one and asks one person to stand forward, the word thought of matches the personRelated to Thynk 607
Thomas Alan Waters Cardblanche off-beat prediction of a birthdate, on a blank card, brainwave Thynk 609
Thomas Alan Waters Synsign two couples, according to their star signs, they select a king and a queen of the same suit each Thynk 612
Thomas Alan Waters Courtship four women chose a queen each, four envelopes with four kings, husbands select the matching kingRelated to
  • Basil Horwitz's "No Chance At All!" in "New Pentagram" Vol.3, No.3, 1971. P. 22.
Thynk 614
Thomas Alan Waters Groupease five packets are cut, bottom card remembered shuffled and all five cards are divinedInspired by
  • Ed Marlo's "A Miracle With Cards" in "Ibidem" No. 8, 1956. P. 11
Related to
Thynk 616
Thomas Alan Waters Twinner card is secretly written down, deck dealt and position of card predictedRelated to Thynk 619
Thomas Alan Waters Twindow two decks, one is cut and card turned over, both deck are dealt until face up cards, same card on same position in other deck, position is predictetInspired by
  • Eddie Joseph's "Staggered"
Thynk 621
Thomas Alan Waters Twinsome number is secretly written down, card is peeked at, deck dealt and both spectator shout at the same time stop Thynk 623
Thomas Alan Waters Tranceplant hallucination theme, spectator writes word on a slate, word is selected from a book and it matches word on slate but spectator complains, that this is not the word he wrote down, both words are found on a prediction Thynk 625
Thomas Alan Waters Chronologic two phased routine with pocket watch, first selected time is divined, then predictedInspired by Thynk 628
J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch with a pocket watch Thynk 629
Thomas Alan Waters Chronogram Koran medallion with a pocket watch, initials on the watch Thynk 632
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Thynk 634
Thomas Alan Waters Myxtyr on the perception of being real as a mentalist Myxtyr 637
Thomas Alan Waters, Gerard Croiset Chairvoyance prediction of a person, description of her and short reading, row and seat number, in envelope Myxtyr 639
Thomas Alan Waters Trivese three card location Myxtyr 643
Thomas Alan Waters Trivarication three people put three different objects under cups and exchange them, liar and truth-teller presentationInspired by Myxtyr 645
Thomas Alan Waters Pentab multiple out prediction in envelopeInspired by Myxtyr 647
Thomas Alan Waters Longwave ten cards, selected one is different to the otherInspired by Myxtyr 649
Thomas Alan Waters Blockhead one ESP card is put between two plates the rest in an envelope, performer divines the card between the plate Myxtyr 652
Thomas Alan Waters Standout spectator finds a card, which another spectator wrote down, faded deckVariations Myxtyr 654
Thomas Alan Waters Boxcards prediction of a ESP card, jumbo ESP cards with a box Myxtyr 656
Thomas Alan Waters Qwhite question is written on a card and sealed in an envelope, answer given ans message appears on another blank cardRelated to Myxtyr 660
Thomas Alan Waters Mutattle question written on a card is put inside two envelopes and is sealed, performer answers the question and when the envelopes are open, the question is gone and a spirit message is found on the card Myxtyr 663
Thomas Alan Waters Backdate three-digit number is predicted, pined on performer's backVariations Myxtyr 665
Thomas Alan Waters Folderoll method for unfolding a paper, appears as writing was inside the folds Myxtyr 669
Thomas Alan Waters Quinsation five signed card (after a psychometry act) are numbered by the performer, spectators name a number each and they match with their signed cards Myxtyr 671
Thomas Alan Waters PAct structure for a seemingly impromptu show Myxtyr 673
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Myxtyr 676
Thomas Alan Waters Mystyx on credits, originality and copying Mystyx 679
Thomas Alan Waters Tridonym three people write an alias on a piece of paperRelated to Mystyx 683
Thomas Alan Waters Psidentify spectators chose a James Bond villain, divination who chose which oneAlso published here Mystyx 685
Thomas Alan Waters Circlet two cards, one with female and one with male symbol, prediction of two cards for a man and a woman, written on the fitting cards Mystyx 688
Thomas Alan Waters Synchrowave two decks, same card is selectedInspired by Mystyx 691
Thomas Alan Waters Spywave word and alphabet cards, word is selected and fitting letters reverse in alphabet deckInspired by Mystyx 694
Thomas Alan Waters Turnary three packets, three spectators select a card in different ways, packets contain deck of cards with selections reversed, different methodsInspired by
  • Peter Warlock's "Double Double" in "Pentagram" Vol. 13, No. 5. 1959- P. 35.
Related to
Mystyx 696
Thomas Alan Waters Bluecue two spectators select the same card individually, difference to Standout, second spectator choses a card face downInspired byRelated to Mystyx 699
Edward Marlo Transposition of Two Rough-and-Smooth Cards Mystyx 700
Thomas Alan Waters Carousell three card divination, with clocking version Mystyx 701
Thomas Alan Waters Cut Force cards under table Mystyx 702
Hugh Johnston Hugh Johnston Shuffle Mystyx 702
Thomas Alan Waters Increditable two routines with credit cards
- Creditouch (by sense of touch, number of card is divined)
- Creditell (four credit cards put in envelopes and allocated correctly)
Mystyx 707
Thomas Alan Waters Pentamoney spectator distribute envelopes and last one to blindfolded performer, only he has money with local currency Mystyx 709
Thomas Alan Waters Pyrotica with three booksRelated to Mystyx 711
Thomas Alan Waters Symbold divination of two thought of symbols, plastic clock dial with symbols Mystyx 713
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mystyx 716
Thomas Alan Waters Fynys on wanting success and believability Fynys 719
Thomas Alan Waters Sublimagery with Ishihara color plates, spectator sees a correct number where he cannot see oneAlso published here Fynys 723
Thomas Alan Waters Glimpression page is torn from book and a word circled, word is divinedInspired by Fynys 725
Thomas Alan Waters Swindow presentation and method for a prediction sent to a member of the audience beforehand Fynys 728
Thomas Alan Waters, E. Leslie May Cue-Bic two lists of words, medium erases same as spectatorInspired by
  • Leslie May's "Double-Deletion" in "Pentagram" Vol. 5, No. 12 1951. P. 91.
Fynys 730
Thomas Alan Waters Decivision ten questions in envelopes, blindfoldedRelated to Fynys 732
Thomas Alan Waters OManation on the OM Billet Switching BoxInspired by Fynys 735
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaccount approach to a book test, two persons, opened page by adding numbers is a compatibility reading for spectator's two star signs Fynys 737
Thomas Alan Waters Synwitch with Gypsy Witch Fortune Telling CarsInspired by
  • Leslie May's "Its On the Cards" in "Pentagram" Vol. 11, No. 6 1957. P. 45.
Fynys 739
Thomas Alan Waters Pagency word is selected from a book and named to the performer, he names correct position in dictionaryRelated to Fynys 741
Thomas Alan Waters Cutout two cardsRelated to Fynys 743
Thomas Alan Waters Pholder prediction of a celebrityInspired by
  • Bob Cassidy's "Presidential Portrait" in "Pseudo-Mentally Yours" P. 7.
Fynys 745
Thomas Alan Waters, Stanley Collins Kineslate gag divination, won turns into one on a slate Fynys 748
Thomas Alan Waters Trinitial triple prediction, three envelopes where spectators initials are written on, carbon envelope Fynys 751
Thomas Alan Waters Quintastic spectator cuts deck and places top cards in five different pockets, performer shows that he did the same beforehand, cards match Fynys 753
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Fynys 755
Thomas Alan Waters T.A.R.O.T. on tarot cards T.A.R.O.T. 759
Thomas Alan Waters Reads T.A.R.O.T. 761
Thomas Alan Waters Stuckup question written down on blank tarot card, answered, with handkerchief T.A.R.O.T. 762
Thomas Alan Waters Coverup question written down on blank tarot card, answered, with handkerchief T.A.R.O.T. 764
Thomas Alan Waters Encounter question written down in circle on blank tarot card, answered T.A.R.O.T. 766
Thomas Alan Waters DemiJohnsson question written down on blank tarot card and put into envelope T.A.R.O.T. 768
Rick Johnsson IBGTH Switch T.A.R.O.T. 768
Thomas Alan Waters TaroTwo answering question and predicting tarot card T.A.R.O.T. 771
Thomas Alan Waters Layout Concepts T.A.R.O.T. 773
Thomas Alan Waters DoubleChek with normal cards and miniature cards, tarot layout T.A.R.O.T. 774
Thomas Alan Waters DeaLull tarot layout T.A.R.O.T. 775
Thomas Alan Waters Effecs T.A.R.O.T. 777
Thomas Alan Waters Pyratarot thought of tarot card matches selected one and predictionInspired by T.A.R.O.T. 778
Thomas Alan Waters Astraspeculum spectator divines tarot card while looking in glass disc T.A.R.O.T. 780
Thomas Alan Waters Stableau with tarot cards, two spectators stab two knives in deck, signed cardsInspired by T.A.R.O.T. 782
Thomas Alan Waters Staboo finding selected tarot card T.A.R.O.T. 784
Thomas Alan Waters Gypsee position of chosen tarot card is predictedInspired by T.A.R.O.T. 785
Thomas Alan Waters Trumpery variation of Gypsee T.A.R.O.T. 787
Thomas Alan Waters, Dr. Stanley Jaks Trumpwave brainwave deck with tarot cards T.A.R.O.T. 788
Thomas Alan Waters Spiritrump unseen tarot card put in envelope, divination with automatic writingInspired by T.A.R.O.T. 790
Thomas Alan Waters Spooks two version on haunted deck with tarot cards
- Hauntkerchief
- Pullbox
Related to T.A.R.O.T. 792
Thomas Alan Waters Stacks tarot stacksRelated to T.A.R.O.T. 794
Thomas Alan Waters One-Way Decks tarot cards T.A.R.O.T. 798
Thomas Alan Waters Marked Decks for tarot cards T.A.R.O.T. 800
Thomas Alan Waters Bibliography books on tarot, magic and general T.A.R.O.T. 801
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference T.A.R.O.T. 802
Thomas Alan Waters Afterword T.A.R.O.T. 803