113 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / Number Prediction
  
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Unknown Two Heaps of Cards, unequal in Number, being placed upon the Table, to predict beforehand which of the two the Company will choose ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming) Modern Magic 103
Unknown Two Heaps of Cards having been placed upon the Table, to Predict with Certainty which Heap a Spectator will choose ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming) Tricks with Cards 79
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Hypnose card chosen and inserted anywhere in a book, card and page number predicted, alternative method with forcing book by Conradi Der moderne Kartenkünstler 53
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Des indischen Marabuts Sehergabe three numbers named and cards counted to, numbers and cards predicted, prepared envelope, faced deckRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 57
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is thereRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 111
Unknown The Divination Of Thought three cards and their positions are predictedRelated to New Era Card Tricks 174
Charles T. Jordan Mephisto's Prediction position of selection is predicted The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 25
Charles T. Jordan The Sequel position of two selections is predicted The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 26
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
Al Baker Al Baker's Wonderful Prediction position of card, pocket-writing The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 484
Louis Lam Tower Bridge "A New Bridge Effect", number of cut of cards is divined by value of another selection Would You Believe It? 11
Charles T. Jordan Double Prediction two cards are counted to after reverse faro procedure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 85
Charles T. Jordan Mephisto's Prediction position of selection is predicted Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 86
Charles T. Jordan The Sequel position of two selections is predicted Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 86
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 Mystery Problem position of selection is predicted, svengali deck with different finish on force cards, ending clean with switch-out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 251
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Newton Hall Controlled Luck 52 numbered cardboards & cards are shuffled and read one by one until performer tells to stop, card and number combination is predicted The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 191
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trickRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Max Holden A Master Card Trick selection appears at predicted number Greater Magic 232
Unknown Triple Prediction predicted are number of cigarettes in packet, card and its position More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 39
Walter B. Gibson Pay Off spectator deals half the deck and tries to separate red and black, you predict the relations of the cards to the other half, two phasesRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 1
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 8
Roger Barkann Follow the Leaders routine with red/black effects
- prediction of red / black relationship (Phoenix No. 1)
- Out of this World (not explained)
- Follow the Leader (not explained)
- Slop Shuffle Color Separation
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 102) 409
Ronald B. Edwards Remainder? card is selected and the value used to calculate a result which is predicted The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 118) 475
Paul Curry Two Minutes from Now spectator thinks stop at his selection when performer names the cards, position is predicted too The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 125) 504
Herb Runge Hi-Lo as Herb Rungie, prediction of two amounts of cards and selection is found The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 162) 652
Unknown You Can't Lose Predict that when spectator's cards and magician's cards are added together, there will be an even number or odd number Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 16
Unknown A Baffling Card Stunt The Trick That Fooled Einstein with cards Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 18
Dr. William T. Palchinas Skill-Nil! combination of several routines, here as Palchanis
-Pay Off (Walter Gibson)
- One Good Trick (Walter Gibson)
- A Total Mystery (Tony Kardyro)
- Total Mystery / Sensational Sensitive Finger Tips (Tony Kardyro)
- Card-Incidence (Charles Terraneau)
Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 183) 731
Clayton Rawson Magic Scheme Mathematical prediction Scarne on Card Tricks 85
Bob Short The Puzzler Mathematical Procedure, add up to 12 Scarne on Card Tricks 129
George Blake Your Deal The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 197) 788
Ronald B. Edwards Problems in Prophecy The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 216) 862
Walter B. Gibson Pay-Off spectator deals half the deck and tries to separate red and black, you predict the relations of the cards to the other half, two phasesAlso published here The Best in Magic 97
Julian J. Proskauer, Dai Vernon Prediction prediction of the location in the pack of two cards More Miracles in Mentalism 17
Karl Fulves Penultimate Prophecy two cards and positions predicted with amusing prediction The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 33
Harry Lorayne, Thomas Alan Waters The Card Pyramid mathematical layout of spot cards, end result is predicted, for Waters credit see referenceRelated to Deck-Sterity 45
Bruce Cervon Triangle Card Trick card version, final value predictedRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 88
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control - Part One: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (RBBR-RBBR-...)
- Part Two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
- Part Three: number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 111
Karl Fulves Double Up two selections from topsy-turvy deck, position and identity are predicted, riffle shuffle method Epilogue (Issue 3) 23
Martin Gardner More Monge more notes on the Monge Shuffle:
- References
- Recycling the Deck
- The M/S Shuffle
- Tricks (position of selection predicted & Do as I Do)
- Analog of the M/S Shuffe
Related to Epilogue (Issue 4) 29
Karl Fulves The Rue Morgue Problem cards riffle shuffled by spectators and dealt in pairs to players, they remove red or black poker chips according to red-black distribution, chip values and cards added, the total is 28 and predicted Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 54
Edward Marlo Impromptu Repeat Miraskill Miraskill effect with face-up/face-down cards instead of red/black cards Epilogue (Issue 6) 45
Henry Christ, Harry Lorayne The Difference & The Sum spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted Reputation-Makers 105
Henry Christ The HC Difference & Sum original handling, spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted Reputation-Makers 113
Edward Marlo The Predetermined Hour clock trick, selection divined, hour predicted as card value, including four impromptu versionsVariationsAlso published here Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 1
Edward Marlo The Predetermined Hour clock trick, selection divined, hour predicted as card value, including four impromptu versionsAlso published here On the Clock Effect 12
Charles Hudson Hummer - 4 four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards predicted, CATORelated to Epilogue (Issue 16) 150
Roy Walton Informer four quarters on table with an unknown indicator card in front of each, spectator cuts off a pile of each quarter, the indicator cards predict how many cards have been cut off of each pile, in second phase two poker hands are constructed from two piles The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 2) 575
Karl Fulves Mini Miraskil eight cards, two methods Notes From Underground 44
Jon Racherbaumer Humming with Hummer card at thought-of number signed on face, later it is the only odd-backed card with the thought-of number on its back Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 55
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted after riffle shuffleRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 4
Karl Fulves Double Up two selections from topsy-turvy deck, position and identity are predicted, riffle shuffle method Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 26
Edward Marlo Impromptu Repeat Miraskill Miraskill effect with face-up/face-down cards instead of red/black cardsRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 74
Robert E. Neale Number Hummer four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards divined or predictedInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 4) 600
Karl Fulves Close Call four card prediction, total predicts position of selectionRelated to
  • "Palmist's Prophesy" (Roy Walton, Linking Ring, June 1973)
Also published here
  • "Close Call" (Linking Ring, Sept. 1974)
Close-Up Mental Magic 12
Robert Parrish Mental Opener spectator names number and that card is counted to face-up, number and card predicted, mirage deck, miscalling number The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 763
Karl Fulves Pharo Here incomplete faro position, stopped at card controlled
- The Placement
- The Revelation
Methods with Cards - Part 2 102
Nick Trost Predicting the Total Spectator chooses and adds three numbers chosen from number cards, performer predicts total Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 35
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four coins chosen, number formed by adding card values, both predicted in wallet, originally in Linking Ring (Feb. 1971), two methods Close-up Cavalcade Finale 70
John Rule Premium position of selection is predicted on another card The Chronicles (Issue 21) 1271
Roy Walton Card School Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 6) 689
Philip T. Goldstein Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stackVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 10) 397
Bob Hummer Face Up Prediction spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted (1940) Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 9
Richard Kaufman Strange Harmony three selections add up to ten which is predicted, they then change to Tens The Gene Maze Card Book 91
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Impromptu Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divinedInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 574
Charles Hudson Sum Hummer ace to 10 packet, mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principleRelated to Best of Friends 105
Philip T. Goldstein Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack Thunday 3
Simon Aronson Countdown Triple Prediction two cards and number of cards in pile predicted Sessions 80
Edward Marlo 14-14-14 Prediction two added up values predicted, with amusing surprise Marlo without Tears 173
Charles Hudson Abacus III cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted, partial stack, see credit corrections on page 864Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 6) 790
Stewart James Half Open Omen number prediction with cards using cyclical stack (Si Stebbins, Eight Kings), featuring comedy patter "Heinz Across the Sea" Arcane (Issue 10) 129
Roy Walton The 229-224 Trick with playing cardsInspired by Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 5) 1212
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Reduz card and number predicted, elaboration on Stewart James' "Heduz" (Case For Cards) Thequal 8
Thomas Alan Waters Twinner card is secretly written down, deck dealt and position of card predictedRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue 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"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 621
Philip T. Goldstein The Schizoid Rosary two piles created from deck, number of red card in one and court card in other pile predicted Doth 1
Philip T. Goldstein, Robert E. Neale Toddler packet mixed face-up/face-down, values added up is force numberInspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Variations
Fifth 3
Ken Simmons A Double Prediction spectator cuts off packet, amount of cards and card cut to are predicted, three methods Finally! 18
Edward Marlo, Ken Simmons Not Only the Number, but... spectator cuts off cards, number of cards and card cut to predicted, 15 memorized cards, prediction index, for correction see Ricochet reference, three handlingsInspired by
  • "Finally" (Ken Simmons, Lecture Notes 1990)
Related to
The Olram File (Issue 4) 3
Chris Kenner Sybil The Trick number to 20 named, packet of that size produced with flourish cut, selection on the bottom of packet, number also predicted Totally Out Of Control 157
Peter Duffie Eleven Plus, Plus Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 2) 2319
Karl Fulves Pile-Up 6-card pyramid layout, top card switch consecutively downwards to base, total of bottom row predicted "with reasonable accuracy", inspired by Drop Case carnival con game Crooked Tales 124
Peter Duffie Eleven Plus stay stack principle, number prediction Duffie's Card Compulsions 170
Peter Duffie Eightsum Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 7) 2529
Paul Harris Bat Fishing borrowed dollar bill, eight cards selected, their values are serial number of bill The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 37
Allan Ackerman Another Anyone Anywhere thought of card's position predicted, then spectator divines position of performer's card, partial memorized deck and prediction pocket index (twelve items) I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 53
Peter Duffie, George McBride All The Fives! Packet of four cards set aside as prediction, spectator eliminates cards until two cards left, values added together equal 5, four cards are the four Fives (variation, first published in Abracadabra no. 2590) Effortless Card Magic 72
Chad Long A Card and A Number card at freely chosen number has red back and is predicted Some Other Stuff... 5
Karl Fulves Gamble Ramble spectator choses cards in layout according to rules, black cards added and red subtracted, total predicted, 4-way approach Hex Squared 87
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Sympathetic Numbers cards dealt until spectator calls stop, then four cards chosen, ten cards dealt, all selections are Tens and prediction is ten Hofzinser's Card Tricks 15
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Association of Thoughts twenty cards on table, 6-spot chosen, six cards become 26 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 22
Al Baker More Tricks and Wisdom position of chosen card is predicted, kind of stop trick presentation The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 627
John Scarne, Roberto Giobbi Affinity in Numbers Prediction Card College - Volume 5 1153
Karl Fulves Secret Counting two cards removed from deck are found after riffle shuffle and clocking value predicted, no real card counting requiredRelated to When Psychics Play Poker 35
Richard Vollmer Sum Hummer Explored packet mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principleRelated to Best of Friends - Volume III 264
Howard Hamburg Hidden Prediction cards chosen via shuffling-dealing-procedure, total of values predicted, gilbreath The "D" Notes 17
Jim Steinmeyer Number, Number, Number Ace through 6, counting trick which forces 11 Subsequent Impuzzibilities 15
Steve Beam Scorecard two selections correspond with number after some calculations, based on "Affinity in Numbers" (Scarne on Card Tricks), with historyRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 203
Steve Beam Scorecard II Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 205
Steve Beam Scorecard III Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 207
Steve Beam Scorecard IV Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 207
Michael Weber One Girl Two Decks spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection Knew & Improved 10
Gary Plants Count Me In number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection, number predicted with four cards, originally from Precursor (Oct. 1989)Inspired byRelated to Lecture Notes - Honolulu Hawaii 25
Gary Plants, Richard Vollmer, Roberto Giobbi Seven position of selection in small packet is predicted, anti faro principle Confidences 177
Michael Weber One Girl Two Decks spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection Blackpool Twenty Twelve 10
Helder Guimarães The Art of Premonition number up to ten named and card chosen using it, card is only one missing from deck and found in prediction envelope with number on backInspired by
  • "Silent Running" (Ben Harris)
The Veriloquent 5
David Corsaro Can I Call You Sometime Spectator-shuffled deck of cards produces the phone number of a fictional female chosen by an audience member from 27 different fictional females whose names are written on napkins.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 27
Pit Hartling The Heavyweight human scale, cut-off packets weighed and number of cut-off cards predicted In Order to Amaze 26
So Sato Yin Yang Divide six cards chosen, separated into two groups of three and each added up, both totals predicted The Secrets of So Sato 92