80 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Coincidence
  
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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 downRelated to Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 23
Henry Christ Fatal Number coincidence with name list and name cards, slate writing The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 334
Walter B. Gibson Clip Color four different colored cards are cut into different amount of pieces and sealed in envelopes, chosen color is spelled and foundAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Richard Lindahl Psychic Match Mystery card is selected which has the same value as the amount of secretly moved matches Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 9
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
Robert Fairthorne The Malkin voodoo effect, two paper dolls are rolled up and pinched with a needle, at the same placesRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 130) 521
Bruce Elliott Fate male and female names are selected, one by sliding a paperclip on a list, second by rolling the dice, the names match and represent a famous pair from historyRelated toVariations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 177) 708
Dr. Stanley Jaks You Cross As I Cross spectator and performer make a cross on a page in a book with the same title, it's the same pageAlso published here The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 245) 979
Aage Darling Figura spectator draws one of four symbols, the same as another spectator selected before I'll Read Your Mind 36
Howard A. Adams Fate Again male and female names are selected, the names match and represent a famous pair from historyInspired by The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 332) 138
Walter B. Gibson Clip Color four different colored cards are cut into different amount of pieces and sealed in envelopes, chosen color is spelled and foundAlso published here The Best in Magic 200
Robert Fairthorne The Malkin voodoo effect, two paper dolls are rolled up and pinched with a needle, at the same placesAlso published here The Best in Magic 215
Tony Corinda No. 17. Any Date of the Year two calendars, spectator and performer mark the same date The Swami Gimmick 22
Tony Corinda No. 7. A Card Trick unknown card is marked with initials of the spectator, who finds that card by coincidence The Swami Gimmick 19
Theodore Annemann (2) Strange Coincidence spectator and performer always write the same numbers, one behindRelated to Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Punx Great Minds Think Alike one spectator reveals the thought of another Billets 192
Tony Corinda The Missing Link book on the table, bowl with billets, one is selected and is found to be a corner the missing corner of the book Book Tests 219
Dr. Spencer Thornton Coincimental performer and spectator select cards from a deck with alphabet cards, they both have the same letters and form the same word Card Tricks 330
Al Koran Inexplicable spectator writes city on a billet and a clipped with a bulldog clip, several more billets are introduced, when touched with a cigarette they vanish, except one on which the same city is noted as on the spectator's billet Billets 195
Tony Corinda Corinda's Incredible Slate Test alphabet cards are shuffled and put on a board under two elastic bands, word is predictedRelated to Card Tricks 309
U. F. Grant A Date with a Coin coin is selected, when top four cards are dealt, numbers match the date of the coin More Miracles in Mentalism 30
James Auer Mental Blocks spectator and performer put different colored cubes in a tube, same order, both blindfolded Still More Miracles in Mentalism 48
Gerald Kosky En Rapport Psychic Thought deck with names of famous people, selected name is found on named number and was predicted earlier Still More Miracles in Mentalism 54
Dr. Stanley Jaks Sie machen das, was ich auch machen werde spectator and performer make a cross on a page in a book with the same title, it's the same pageAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 38
Eddie Clever Influence of Evil five ESP symbols on slate, one spectator rubs out four of them behind back, another selects ESP card from deck, they matchRelated to
  • p. 35 for suggestion by Peter Warlock
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 13
Paul Curry Probability Zero ten business cards are numbered from one to ten on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to ten are written on the other side, they matchRelated to
  • p. 133 for reference
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 10) 113
Ned Rutledge Singin' in the Brain people summing songs in their heads, performer divines them, spectators write songs down, as a climax two people think of same song Between Two Minds 55
J. W. Sarles Not Without Sorcery performer and spectator write a color with chosen crayon, they match, moving part and hole in prediction pad, see also p. 270 for ESP version by Jules Conway The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 6) 249
Alan Shaxon By Popular Request! MC trick, spectator can decide who comes next, and what they have to do, forcing the program of the evening My Kind of Magic 68
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves Colorvision Revisited two color vision sets, three-phase matching routine The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 9) 349
Karl Fulves Voodoo bowl with folded billets, on each billet is a country, spectator and performer take the same, interesting presentation Close-Up Mental Magic 46
Al Mann Through the Magic Door coincidence, spectator and performer select the same word from a newspaper, center tear with marked word in a newspaper The Apodosis 14
Al Mann Panoramas of Thought six cards are written on a pad by different spectators, three spectator select a card, three of the written cards are chosen, they correspond with the selections The Tesseract 5
Unknown, Ben Christopher 32. Movie Star Magic do as I do routine with slips and names of movie stars, matching Self-Working Table Magic 40
Gene Grant It Is an Incredible Coincidence some blank cards are cut and put in pocket, several billets with numbers, spectator choses one and it matches the amount of cut cards, with Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 43
Thomas Alan Waters Pointalism a knife is stabbed in tarot book and one in a tarot deck, page describes card Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 274
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 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 277
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"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 334
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Bingo or Raffle Movement box with paper balls, different numbers written on them, spectator names a number and selects that one A Boon for All Seasons 30
Al Mann The Knight's Gambit named chess figure is predicted, red circle in a chess book around figure, with a letter The Knight's Gambit 1
Al Mann A Word in Orbit word is named by spectator, same word is marked in other book, forcing book The Knight's Gambit 4
Norman Houghton Love Match spectator and performer shuffle envelopes and pair them up, inside are names of celebrity pairs, they match Fork Full of Appetizers 65
Thomas Alan Waters On the Color-Counting Frame color forcing chart based on Stanley Collins and Ernest Noakes color-counting frameRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 435
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 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 607
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 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys) 737
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 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 671
Thomas Alan Waters Synchrowave two decks, same card is selectedInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 691
Thomas Alan Waters Pyratarot thought of tarot card matches selected one and predictionInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 778
Bev Bergeron The Miracle of Synchronous Watches performer and spectator turn stem of wrist watches and stop wherever they want, same time Predicting Time 17
Philip T. Goldstein Symbue color cards, thought of color & design spelled to, progressive speller principle Thabbatical 12
Philip T. Goldstein Pangmaster letter/word tiles used for a coincidence Thabbatical 27
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Shufflegram inspired by Stewart James "Webster Had A Word For It" (Linking Ring)
- First Avenue
- Second Avenue
Thabbatical 38
Philip T. Goldstein, Karl Fulves Yada pack with ten arrow cardsInspired by Thabbatical 59
Al Mann The VIP's Choice waitress and spectator write the same number, opener move Challenges 5
John Riggs ESP 2000 six business cards are numbered from one to six on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to six are written on the other side, they matchInspired by
  • Ormond McGill's "ESP Guessing Game"
Related to
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 51) 922
John Riggs ESP Guessing Game 2000 six blank cards are numbered, spectator guesses where which number is and he is rightInspired by
  • Orville Meyer's "The ESP Guessing Game"
Related to
The Magic of John Riggs 59
Anthony Lindan Positive I.D. blank card is put in name badge plastic and performer's name appear, at the same time spectator choses one of several business cards and it's the performer's one The Minotaur (Vol. 7, No. 4) 1
Karl Fulves His & Hers "New Maps", 2 papers with 16 squares filled out with names by girl and her boyfriend and cut into loose squares, their own names are in same position Mutus Nomen 61
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Hoops a daisy spectator selects a zodiac card among twelve from a clear bag, it matches his zodiac sign Anam Clara 27
Paul Curry Padding add a number coincidence, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 156
Paul Curry Probability Zero ten business cards are numbered from one to ten on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to ten are written on the other side, they match, first in "Sealed Miracles 1", 1944Related to Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 139
David Berglas The Mexican Hat Dance six men choose different hats to music and when the music stops the selection is examined after several rounds all six wear the same hats The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 267
David Berglas Coloured Discs Four spectators select different colored balls from a box and put them in their pockets, then they get a board with a color matrix on one side and numbers on the other. A number is selected and the color matrix faced to the audience, eventually the performer divines the remaining ball in the box, each color and in which pocket it is and when the selected number is counted on the matrix it matches their selection. As a kicker a prediction of the remaining ball is shownRelated to The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 291
David Berglas Coincidental Colours brief, same as Coloured DiscsRelated to The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 342
Luke Jermay Phone Predicton three cards are predicted and random numbers add up to performers cell phone number The Coral Fang 32
David Acer Mitosis Two spectators each write down sic digit numbers, add them together, calls that number on a phone, turns out to be magician's cellphone number Random Acts of Magic 290
Oliver Meech Final Signature Spectator selects only business card that is not already written on The Plot Thickens 70
Christoph Borer Die Übereinstimmung two spectators select two objects with the same symbol on it Endlose Möglichkeiten 8
Christoph Borer Schamanische Steine two stones are selected which have the same symbol on it Endlose Möglichkeiten 8
Christoph Borer Herzen der Liebe couple selects two heart-stones, they have the same symbol on the back Endlose Möglichkeiten 9
Dr. Stanley Jaks You Cross as I Cross spectator and performer make a cross on a page in a book with the same title, it's the same pageAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 245
Michael Weber Making Things Right two rows of three coins are formed and coins exchanged according to diagram, afterwards the coins are paired, credit informationInspired by Making Things Right 4
Michael Weber The UnMixologist presentation of "Making Things Right" in which cocktails are matched with garnishes via diagram instructionsRelated to Making Things Right 11
Michael Weber UnMixed Marriages presentation of "Making Things Right" in which three married couples stand back-to-back and are matched via diagram instructionsRelated to Making Things Right 11
Michael Weber 4 Sided Triangle - Weber Notes variation with a word instead of cardsInspired by The Black Book of Mentalism 15
Christoph Borer Lea cards with tombstones, names written on them, selection was named before trick begun 21 110
Christoph Borer Die Catha-Zettel spectator selects one of five billets on which is written "may the show begin", on the other billets are humorous remarks 21 26
Christoph Borer Die Reiseprospekte out of this world with travel brochures, one have a cross the other a check markRelated to 21 30
Christoph Borer Kloincidence matching routine with toilet signs, male / female 21 39