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Henri Decremps Sur un Vers Latin qu'on Peut Retourner de Plus de Trois Millions de Manieres, on Fait une Opération par laquelle il Semble qu'il Est Possible de Prévoir ou de Contraindre la Pensée d'autrui. "Autre Opération Mystérieuse Sur Deux Cents Mots, Dont les définitions réunies forment un logogryphe très - scientifique." (title continued)
box with latin words, words are arranged and order is divined as well as one word is predicted, with other word with bigger choice is divined with an optical box, multiple out prediction, Van Estin anecdote
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 104
Theodore Annemann A Prophecy of the Koran multiple prediction on business cards, sealed in envelope The Book Without A Name 58
Theodore Annemann The Act longer routine of The Master Mind, several times cards are predicted on billets Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 17
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writingRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 249
Tom Sellers The Winner name of racehorses in envelopes, one is predicted Scots Magic 22
Tom Sellers The Spirit Guide thought of number vanishes from a card, this number was predicted as well Scots Magic 5
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Theodore Annemann Forecast three people think of a word, medium writes them on separate papers, numbers them and throws them in a hat, clever one ahead routineRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 19
Walter B. Gibson Sooth Sayer with different colored paper instead of numbered slipsInspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
George Armstrong What's On Your Mind? word from a book is predicted on a billet The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
E.E. Hammill Websterian Wizardry prediction of a chosen word from a dictionary The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 168
Hen Fetsch Future-Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 135
E.E. Hammill, Frank N. Dodd, John Scarne Cleromantic Chicanery page of newspaper is crumbled and page number is the prediction, three dice are stacked and the hidden numbers addedRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 184
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they matchAlso published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 13
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 248
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott Gold Seal Mystery coins, objects and colors are chosen and predicted, in an envelope and the coin in a box and inside wool The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 240
Jean Hugard, Herbert Hood Dice Production and Tricks 1. Production of a dice (with a handkerchief)
2. A mind reading trick (with a handkerchief)
3. Dipping into the future (prediction on a business card, by Herbert Hood)
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 3) 64
Grady S. Nicholson Thought Projection Test named city in envelope, multiple out My Best 326
William Larsen Subtle Prediction Idea prediction in envelope, held by assistant Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 49
Bruce Elliott Change! Thought! Coincidence! card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted on three different colored cardboards Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 38
Hen Fetsch Future Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colorsRelated to Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 44
Steve Eskow The Card Slates business card with prediction appears between two playing cards The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 76) 309
Jerry Sorensen No Swami in envelope, slitVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 93) 377
C. L. Boarde Prepositions word and position is predicted in a newspaper, spectator can chose publishing date The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 84) 342
Ronald B. Edwards Box Fight Prediction with bill tube The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 456
Edw. C. Jochens One, Two, Three prediction of one out of three, in envelope Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 33
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Baseball Prophecy baseball game result is predicted, carbon envelope Gems of Mental Magic 35
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley It's A Small World spectator marks any place on a globe, prediction, envelope switch behind chairVariations Gems of Mental Magic 9
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Projection six spectators write something on a blackboard, everything was predicted in an envelope Gems of Mental Magic 15
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley As Far as You Like performer predicts list of words correctly, words are completly free selected, carbon envelope Gems of Mental Magic 57
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Spirit multiple prediction on a recordRelated to Gems of Mental Magic 74
George B. Anderson Words and Music prediction of a selected music record Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 19
Howard A. Adams Cheap Look into the Future flap The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 149) 600
George B. Anderson The "Truth or Consequences" Prediction comedy routine, prediction what spectator A does to spectator B, and performer knows their names It Must Be Mindreading 29
George B. Anderson The Ultimate Prediction - A "No Smudge" Swami prediction in envelope, secret writing methodRelated to It Must Be Mindreading 44
U. F. Grant Lady Luck multiple prediction, coins heads and tales, sum of thrown dice and selected card, tossed out deckRelated to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 181) 723
Robert Lund A Story Goes With It one of four match boxes is predicted The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 186) 744
Joseph Vyleta Knock Out Prediction prediction of boxing match, wallet and envelopes Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 5
John Hamilton Loaded prediction of a word in a book The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 201) 804
Bob Somerfeld Threediction triple prediction on blank cards, number, name and cityRelated to Mind Reader's Digest 9
Bob Somerfeld, Ted Messenger That's the Spirit name is predicted and writing appearsInspired by
  • Ted Messenger's "Fourth Dimensional Enterprise" in "Coven"
Variations
Mind Reader's Digest 12
Cy Endfield Jack in the Box triple prediction, selected color, number on penny and card on top of the deck The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 221) 884
Bob Somerfeld Whose Hue prediction of two wordsInspired by The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 225) 900
Stylesmith Predictor tripple prediction, three envelopes on big black board, different colored crayonsInspired by The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 242) 967
Theodore Annemann My Original Swami Test number and color are predicted on business card in envelope Annemann's Buried Treasures 12
Hamid Sayani Wire-Less recorded prediction, radio The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 254) 1015
Howard A. Adams Prescience prediction of card and sign The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 265) 1058
Walter Essman S.R.S. prediction of two selected words, forcing device, paper with hole is moved on longer paper with words written on it The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 274) 1095
Don Tanner Mental Opener brainwave deck with number cards, thought number is reversed The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 291) 1164
Bruce Elliott The Die is Cast invisible die is thrown and outcome predicted with a matchbox, see p. 1185 for additional ideas by Frank HuckVariations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 292) 1166
Jack Yates Merchant Mentalist cards with objects written on it are arranged in a circle, prediction of selection Minds in Close-Up 19
Jack Yates Who's Fooling Whom? gag prediction printed on a promotion card, people can do for their friends Minds in Close-Up 22
Milbourne Christopher A Record Prediction chosen record and song are predicted More One Man Mental Magic 7
Milbourne Christopher Postcard Prophesy chosen postcard is predicted, X on the back More One Man Mental Magic 12
Gene Grant Psychic Phone Book Test prediction of a selected name Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 11
Gene Grant Shades of Cassandra multiple prediction, billet in envelope Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 17
Gene Grant Delphic Divination prediction on a slip, in envelope Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 14
Gene Grant Projecto prediction in an envelope, carbon Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 16
Ernest W. Brady A Tale of Twenty One Cities prediction of a city The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 333) 142
James G. Thompson Jr. Two Minds Get Together several things written on business cards are divined by performer, living and dead test Top Secrets of Magic 37
Louis Jaeger Match Book Divination imaginary die is thrown, number revealed with matchbookInspired by The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 341-2) 177
Don Tanner Attendance Prediction prediction of amount of people in room, Brain Wave Deck with Numbers The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 200
Unknown An Opening Effect of Mentalism number is predicted, written on a card The Swami Gimmick 9
Tony Corinda No. 4. Straight to the Point thought of number or amount of change is predicted The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 5. A Stage Trick color, city and date are predicted on three numbered cards The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 6. spectator is selected with ping pong ball, named place is predicted in an envelope The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 9. A Close up Quickie date of a coin is predicted The Swami Gimmick 19
Tony Corinda No. 12. Time and Space, An Informal Effect imaginary trip The Swami Gimmick 20
Tony Corinda (c) The Carbon Impression Technique for sealed envelopes, also with "No Carbon Required" paperRelated to The Swami Gimmick 12
Tony Corinda No. 21. Topical Effects prediction of sport results The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 22. A First Class Newspaper Test selected word of a newspaper is predicted The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 23. Dartboard Prediction prediction of the total score The Swami Gimmick 24
Tony Corinda (e) Preparation of the Prediction for window envelopes and other swami predictions The Swami Gimmick 13
Unknown No. 11. A Mediumistic Effect message from a dead personRelated to
  • Joseph Rinn's " Searchlight of Psychical Research", 1954
The Swami Gimmick 20
Tony Corinda, Eric Mason No. 13. The Card in Glass card with prediction put in a glass, hole in glassRelated to The Swami Gimmick 21
Tony Corinda No. 14. The Week Ahead Prediction window envelope in second envelope, sent prediction The Swami Gimmick 21
Tony Corinda No. 15. Another Publicity Stunt sent prediction of the name of an audience member The Swami Gimmick 22
Tony Corinda Part One: Introduction on predictions Predictions 85
Tony Corinda Part Two: Technique several techniques for predictions Predictions 86
Unknown (11) The Prediction Chest brief Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (12) Trickery with Envelopes Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (b) The Nest of Envelopes loading something in the middle envelope Predictions 99
Tony Corinda No. 19. The Sex Detector sent prediction of the sex of a baby The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 24. Matches or Cigarettes prediction of the amount of spectator's cigarettes or matches The Swami Gimmick 24
Tony Corinda (5) The Swami and the Pencil performer writes a prediction, spectator writes the same Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda (1) The Billet Pencil loading a billet in an envelope Predictions 86
Tony Corinda Summary of Technique predictions, comments and tips on presentation Predictions 100
Tony Corinda (4) The £75,000 Test prediction of numbers, carbon impression envelope Predictions 107
Tony Corinda (11) My Word! spectator writes three numbers for a page, line and position, word in book is predicted Predictions 115
Dr. Stanley Jaks (2) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelopeRelated toAlso published here Predictions 87
Neville Sackville (3) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope Predictions 88
Tony Corinda (4) The Impromptu Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope Predictions 88
Tony Corinda (a) The Carbon Prediction Envelope Related to Predictions 98
Tony Corinda (1) A Million to One blindfolded spectator pushes a pin through a map, closest city is predictedInspired by Predictions 101
Tony Corinda (13) The Lottery Routine lottery prediction three numbers are selected and predicted in an envelope, assistant Predictions 117
Tony Corinda, Joseph Dunninger, Maurice Fogel (3) De Profundis a color, number and city are predicted in a clear box attached to a rope, held by spectator Predictions 105
Tony Corinda (7) Novel Adaption of the "Card in Balloon" prediction of a number is inside a balloon Predictions 113
Tony Corinda Part Four: Predictions for the Drawing Room introduction
(9) Step One (Swami): No. 4,5,6,7,12,22 and 24 are possible for the drawing room
Predictions 114
Tony Corinda (10) Mind Over Matter prediction pellet is put on any card, which is the same as prediction Predictions 114
Tony Corinda (14) The Prophesy card is selected and predicted in a letterVariations Predictions 119
Tony Corinda (16) Double-Impact Prediction card is named and a position, the position is written on an envelope and the card is inside Predictions 120
Tony Corinda (17) The Matchbox Mystery amount of matches are removed, the reminder is predicted Predictions 121
Tony Corinda (18) The Mystery of the Chest seven keys are numberer by spectators, one key opens the box, in the box is a prediction with the number given to the key that opens the box Predictions 121
Tony Corinda (19) X - Marks the Spot prediction of one card, spectator marks one card on the face behind his back Predictions 122
Dr. Spencer Thornton Mind Over Mind chosen symbol is predicted in a clip, bulldog clip to switch billet Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 8
Dr. Spencer Thornton Anytime, Anywhere - For Newspaper Publicity prediction of personal information is written in front of a person, put in an envelope and mailed to the spectator Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 14
Dr. Spencer Thornton Minds In Unison a city and an auto license plate are selected, they match and were predicted too Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 18
Bobby Bernard Original Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Magic Music. brief, chosen tune on paper cannot be burnt Magic in Miniature 7
Tony Corinda It's a Record music catalogue is torn, and a piece selected, prediction in form of a record Billets 191
Tony Corinda (26) "Yes-No" Slate Gag comedy prediction, yes/no gag Mediumistic Stunts 298
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, Robert Harbin Ultra-Modern Mentalism prediction of a word, with tape recorder and assistantRelated to Book Tests 215
Eric Mason (5) Misdirectional Womentalism card, number and city are predicted with beautiful assistant and bra-trick Two Person Telepathy 266
Prof. R. J. Hofemann Thought Control spectator can manipulate objects on a table, result is predicted More Miracles in Mentalism 16
Tony Corinda Personal Column Advert Stunt prediction in newspaper, anecdote with David Berglas Publicity Stunts 378
Tony Corinda Registered Letter Prediction Publicity Stunts 379
Jack Cook Phenomenal Forecast sum prediction, envelope is hanging from stage, switch with chair Magic of the Mind 16
Tom Sellers Discs of Diabolo prediction of three digit number, six spectators write a number and paper is put in a box, selected box matches prediction Magic of the Mind 69
Len Belcher Mesmerental chosen design is predicted, several designs on several cards Magic of the Mind 88
Bert Linnell Colour Easel stand to force a color Magic of the Mind 109
Fred Crowson Colour Counting Frame frame to force a color, mathematical principle Magic of the Mind 112
Dr. Stanley Jaks Mental Flashes triple prediction, huge cards with numbers from 1-3 predictions are written on the back of the cardsVariationsAlso published here Magic of the Mind 18
Tom Sellers An Unusual Prediction prediction of a card and a town Magic of the Mind 54
Rupert Gilbert Precognition sixteen designs on a board, number is chosen and selected design has already been predictedRelated to Magic of the Mind 86
Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prophecies treatise on the one-ahead triple prediction, sheets labeled with A, B & C
- Part II (replacing force with known data)
- Part III (on the selection of people, apparently random)
- Part IV (staging the routine)
- Part V (staging for Brainwave)
- Part VI (handling for the Billet Knife)
- Part VII (handling for Chuck Smith's M-T Pad)
Related toVariations Omar's Prophecies 1
Robert A. Nelson The "Impossible" Prediction prediction of anything named, on a piece of paper, two versions Still More Miracles in Mentalism 8
Dr. Spencer Thornton Predicted Action prediction of any actions a performer wants to perform in front of the audience Still More Miracles in Mentalism 36
Robert A. Nelson Color Vision Outdone die with different colors placed in box, selected color is predicted, with Nelson Mental Gimic Still More Miracles in Mentalism 13
Clettis V. Musson Predicto cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted Still More Miracles in Mentalism 45
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
Howard A. Adams Predictremens two predictions, with stack of coin envelopes and business cards The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 362) 276
Dr. Stanley Jaks Gedankenblitze triple prediction, huge cards with numbers from 1-3 predictions are written on the back of the cardsAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 62
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks bester Mentaltrick classic one ahead routine, three billets, card selected at lastRelated to Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 80
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die unglaubliche Voraussage Jaks Billet Knife, loading a billet in an envelopeRelated to Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 103
Stewart James, Don Nielson On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" three colored cigars/cigarettes, three bowls, one of each selected and predictedInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 10
Paul Curry Chapter Eleven: Of Things to Come on predictions Magician's Magic 193
U. F. Grant Infallible Prediction ping pong ball is placed under one of three cups, different colors, predictionVariations The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 394) 405
Karl Fulves Infallible Prediction Variation golf ball placed in one of three cups, prediction in form of a second ball in chosen cupInspired byRelated to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 408
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther, Don Nielson On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" using sponge ballsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 20
Ben Christopher Satan's Seal coins predicted, then dateVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 27
Robert Parrish On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" close-up versionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 28
Chan Canasta Oops 2: Strange distant cities Predict which city reader will think of from a list Book of Oopses 6
Chan Canasta Oops 5: Pieces of cards Picture of random cut-up cards, reader thinks of one, then it is predicted Book of Oopses 12
Chan Canasta Oops 6: Writing on the wall Clock trick disguised with random symbols Book of Oopses 14
Chan Canasta Oops 1: Fifty years of history Numerical force to select a particular card on a grid of twenty cards, based on an important year to the spectator Book of Oopses 4
Chan Canasta Oops 3: Matches and loose change Grid of sixteen cards, spectator chooses cards one by one while eliminating all the cards in the same row/column as the card. Then add up values of the cards, and total is predicted Book of Oopses 8
Chan Canasta Oops 4: Matches not for burning Some matches placed in three equal groups on the page, moved around according to instructions, predict how many matches in the middle group Book of Oopses 10
Chan Canasta Oops 7: Dear old pals List of five names, reader thinks of one name and is predicted Book of Oopses 16
Chan Canasta Oops 8: Mystery of undamaged pips Reader chooses one of four cards with holes cut into them, then it is predicted Book of Oopses 18
Chan Canasta Oops 9: Look out for a number 1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal predictionRelated to Book of Oopses 20
Chan Canasta Oops 12: Crosses to touch twelve crosses in a rectangle, predict which one the reader will point to Book of Oopses 26
Chan Canasta Oops 10: Making a sentence of nonsense Form a nonsensical sentence from short lists of words e.g. BOB HATES BLUE COW, is predicted Book of Oopses 22
Chan Canasta Oops 11: Pick a card of fortune Picture with random numbers and suits, spectator pick a number and a suit (e.g. 5 and Spade) and prediction is 5 of Spades Book of Oopses 24
Chan Canasta Oops 13: Think of a number Think of a number between 49 and 98, both digits even, not the same. Book of Oopses 28
Chan Canasta Oops 14: Put in a word or two Picture with random alphabets everywhere, reader tries to construct three 6 letter words from them, choose one word, prediction Book of Oopses 30
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallionRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Albert Spackman Voodoo cards with outline of a person and x-marked on different places, spectator choses one of the cards where the person is injured, prediction The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 167
Sydney Bergson Patter for Voodoo textInspired by The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 169
Dennis Patten Footnote The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 168
Frederica Spiritune a tune is selected and predicted with a music box, when the music box is opened, it's found emptyVariations The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 171
Lou Derman Sound Prophecy animal from set of cards predicted with moo sound box, see p. 258 for idea by Jim Snapp The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 2) 145
Ned Rutledge Payola name from telephone book prediction, box with numbers to select name Between Two Minds 49
James G. Thompson Jr. The "Good Republican" prediction of future president, humorous routine Between Two Minds 65
Arthur Setterington The First Post cards with sights of London, chosen one is predicted, half forcing stack The Joe Smith Mysteries 16
Albert Spackman Noted Number prediction of the total of the last four digits of four bills The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 61
John Bragoli Transversale prediction of a spun number which was added to an other number, with mini roulette set The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 68
Mike Morhman Red Dragon five symbols, chosen one predicted (in an odd way)Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 4) 239
Unknown Music Box Prediction cards with songs, one chosen, music box produces this song and then turns out to be empty, "suggested in Great Britain a few years ago"Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 308
Roy Johnson Mental Card in Wallet - Two Variations on a Theme multiple prediction in wallet, written on playing and visiting cards
(1) Happy Holidays
(2) The "Lucky Box" Prediction
The Roy Johnson Experience 49
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they match, see also p. 348 (originally from Ireland Yearbook 1943)Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 9) 345
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
Roy Walton Controlled Fate number, day of the week and color chosen and predicted, see also p. 402 for ideas by Kenn Eastin and Greg MooreInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 390
Roy Johnson Burst comedy routine, stack of picture and word cards, one is predicted and water appears from card Second Time Around 6
Roy Johnson, Morty Rudnick The Schmuck Prediction! four way out prediction envelope, "all schmucks choose ..." Second Time Around 39
Charles Ostin The King's English spectator writes letter on slate, next spectator adds later and so on until word is formed, this is predicted in typed form, see p. 426 for comment by William Taylor
(spelled "Charles Osten", see p. 637 for correction)
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4) 397
James G. Thompson Jr. Jet Thought one of five cities predicted in envelope (with index)Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 6th Folio) 497
Al Koran Numerology ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by Mike Rogers and Sam DalalRelated to
  • "Decision Control" (Syd Bergson)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 6) 514
Milton Kort Nielsen's Problem three balls and bowls in different colors, choice of ball and bowl predictedInspired byAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 9) 547
Jerry Mentzer "X" Marks the Spot six business cards, spectator choses the one with an X on the back Close-up Cavalcade 151
Walter Rollins Hillbilly Bills two sets of One, Five, Ten and Twenty dollar bills, performer predicts which one is chosen and spiked with safety pin Close-up Cavalcade 154
Al Mann Delphic Dominoes featuring envelope with four compartments that can deliver one of twelve predictions, here used with pictures of dominoes The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 3) 590
Robert E. Neale End Game three objects moved according to instructions, outcome predicted
- History
- The Children's Game (Rock Paper Scissors)
- The System
- A Variation
- Two Betting Games
- Addendum
- The Second Game (with cube/die)
- The Election Game
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 4) 593
Al Mann The Griffin Envelope Switch switching two signed envelopes secretly with stack, used for prediction in which spectator's billet is used as actual prediction The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 741
Robert Parrish Cups & Coins four different coins and cups, spectator drops coin in any cup, under cup is prediction of that coin, bottomless paper cupsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 771
Unknown Psychic Six performer names chosen chip from six chips in bag, then all on table and chosen one is predicted Another Close-up Cavalcade 149
Peter Warlock Gap In The Curtain three predictions on slate are correctAlso published here
  • Mode For Mentalists series, 1940s
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 11) 1047
Philip T. Goldstein Pre-Duck-Tion prediction of a freely named word in the mouth of a toy duck The Blue Book of Mentalism 12
Philip T. Goldstein Elemental one of the four elements is predicted The Blue Book of Mentalism 18
Philip T. Goldstein Geometric Coin prediction of a shape and a coin The Blue Book of Mentalism 15
Alan Shaxon Final Epic shaxon's mental epic board Practical Sorcery 38
Alan Shaxon The Jubilee Medallion number appears on medallionRelated to Practical Sorcery 21
Paul Curry Random Harvest spectator finds shuffled face down numbered cards in order and fails at your predicted number Special Effects 19
Philip T. Goldstein Disposable Color paper ball thrown into audience, color prediction The Red Book of Mentalism 8
Philip T. Goldstein Old Math number the majority of the audience think is predicted and add-a-number prediction The Green Book of Mentalism 10
Philip T. Goldstein The Happy Horoscoper twelve zodiac cards, named zodiac sign is removed, other cards are blank and on the named one "Happy Birthday" appears The Red Book of Mentalism 9
Philip T. Goldstein, Henry Hardin, William Lindsay Gresham Satan's Nightmare prediction of tarot card and three digit numberInspired by The Red Book of Mentalism 10
Philip T. Goldstein Your Choice prediction of a number between one and six, interesting presentation The Red Book of Mentalism 13
Philip T. Goldstein Vision Version design duplication with stacked picture cards, last one is predictedRelated to The Red Book of Mentalism 14
Al Mann On the Spot Predictions to end a show, two letters in envelope The Photon Shield 5
Al Mann Only One Key finger ring is put on a lock, keys put in envelopes and one envelopes selected, envelopes was predicted and key opens lock The Photon Shield 12
Walter B. Gibson, Al Mann Walter's Letter prediction in nest of envelopes, sent to spectator by mail Break Through 10
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prognosis triple prediction, sheets are labeled A,B & C, third spectator selects a cardInspired by Classified 1
Robert Dorian Outdone-Doutdid four spectators select a card with ao design, one thinks of a word, one of a place, one of a number and the fourth selects a card, all are predictedInspired by Classified 5
Al Mann Enchantment - A most Fabulous Book Test three books and three envelopes are passed out to three spectators, each one choses a word which was already predicted in the envelope Classified 9
Al Mann The Master of the Word with two words from two books, prediction Of Words and Wizards 4
Al Mann Fifth Row Center Aisle divination of a word and prediction of position on page, several books Of Words and Wizards 9
Al Mann The Shades of Thought freely chosen chapter is predicted Of Words and Wizards 11
Al Mann At the Blackboard prediction of three chosen words from three books Of Words and Wizards 16
Al Mann, Joseph Dunninger The Ghost of the Unborn two envelopes, spectator can chose one and a word from a book, word is predicted in envelope, in other envelope is prediction which envelope will be chosen Of Words and Wizards 1
Al Mann The Book Mark two books with bookmarks, spectator chose a word and find that bookmarks are envelopes with predictions of the chosen words Of Words and Wizards 18
Philip T. Goldstein Alter-Ego two outs, hiding parts Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 11) 594
Philip T. Goldstein Maybe telepathy yes/no gag, cardboard with a flap Notions 9
Philip T. Goldstein The Coupon Caper envelope prediction, three envelopes with message in it Notions 11
Philip T. Goldstein Maybe telepathy yes/no gag, cardboard with a flap The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 4
Philip T. Goldstein, Sid Lorraine Maybe-Plus variation by Sid Lorraine The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 4
Philip T. Goldstein Maybe telepathy yes/no gag, cardboard with a flap A Transatlantic Lecture 3
Al Mann The Tesseract three predictions are handed out to different spectator, three spectator select a number, city and word, predictions matchRelated to The Tesseract 3
Al Mann Mass Telepathy five words are thought of by performer, several words are written by various spectators all the the thought of words are divined by the spectators, Bank Tray The Tesseract 7
George Sands Prime Choice - E.S.P. six pieces of paper, prediction on one, ESP symbols or something else on the other pieces, then Lucky 13 prime forceInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1101
Karl Fulves Medallion impromptu method, credit information, card and number predictedInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 7) 1125
Philip T. Goldstein Windowshopper shopping prediction in envelope The Yellow Book of Mentalism 3
Philip T. Goldstein Designation prediction of geometric shapeInspired by The Yellow Book of Mentalism 6
Philip T. Goldstein The Armchair Bowler imaginary game of bowling, prediction of knocked over pins The Yellow Book of Mentalism 8
Philip T. Goldstein Resolution three new year's resolutions are predicted The Yellow Book of Mentalism 20
Al Mann, Jerry Fulton Book-Tear paper back book is torn until one page remains, page is divined or predicted, improvements by Jerry Fulton Magic Castle Lecture 5
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 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 5
Karl Fulves Luminous Calculator Prediction calculator's numbers leaves prediction impression on luminous paint, only idea Interlocutor (Issue 37) 146
Philip T. Goldstein Data date is predicted Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 5) 848
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
- Gaffed Box Version (Corinda Money Box)
- No Gaff Version (verbal ploy, spectators assume there are more coins)
Related to Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 11) 944
Philip T. Goldstein Jan-Ken-Pon rock paper scissors cards, winning card and prediction Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 12) 960
Philip T. Goldstein French Active five flags, chosen one is predicted, off-beat The Violet Book of Mentalism 12
Philip T. Goldstein Racer's Edge fictitious horse race, with cards The Violet Book of Mentalism 15
Philip T. Goldstein Squarot prediction of a tarot card, magic square forceRelated to The Violet Book of Mentalism 7
Philip T. Goldstein Karma photo prediction of chosen car color and license plate numberRelated to The Violet Book of Mentalism 9
Philip T. Goldstein, Dennis Marks Indication prediction of one of five words written on a cardVariations The Violet Book of Mentalism 10
Al Mann The Name in the Vault prediction in wallet, Bombshell Wallet The "H" Factor 14
Al Mann One Message one of five envelopes is selected and it's the only one containing a message, the number of the envelope is also predicted, Himber Wallet The "H" Factor 15
Thomas Alan Waters Triposte page from a side-bound spiral notebook is torn in three pieces, triple prediction Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 59
Thomas Alan Waters More on the Classic Triple Prediction Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 55
Thomas Alan Waters O.T.L. Omega with initialed index cards, out to lunch and flap, triple predictionInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 63
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.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 178
Mike Caveney A Bloody Prediction murder story, prediction of a stabbing wound, comedy routine Magicomedy 57
Al Mann At the Table prediction of a name Phanta-Graphs 4
Al Mann Cistella page and word of a book are selected, prediction is in a locked box, same book with a card at the same page, written on it is the chosen wordRelated to Phanta-Graphs 1
Al Mann A Friend Indeed two selected words from a book are predicted in an envelope, carbon paper Phanta-Graphs 9
Gene Grant The Great Die Mystery two numbers of a die are predicted, with a paddle move as humorous moment Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 16
Gene Grant The Return of Color Vision color cube placed in a box, chosen color is divined and predicted Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 21
Gene Grant Greatest Tape Prediction prediction on tape Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 88
Gene Grant All Bets Covered one of five words on a sheet of paper is selected and was predicted beforeInspired by Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 12
Gene Grant Video Tape Miracle dream vacation prediction on video tapeInspired by
  • a routine by Bob Dorian
Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 91
Unknown 27. Technicolor Dice different colored dice, prediction of rolled sum Self-Working Table Magic 31
Al Mann The Wocus Prophet as a prediction pellet that opens up after the load, prediction in a small bottle The Wocus Legacy 6
Al Mann Thot on Titles "The Hole in the Wall" in a strange home Through a Wall, Mistily! 5
Al Mann One Thousand Skulls seeing through the wall theme, spectator in other room draws two miniature skulls from a bag, the skulls are either red or white, four phasesRelated to Through a Wall, Mistily! 6
Thomas Alan Waters Pastell past life presentation for a Swami Test, no methodRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 254
Thomas Alan Waters Candelabra Quantimental stand with candlesRelated to
  • Eric Lewis' "Whosgotwot Plus One" in "The Crowning Miracles" p. 203
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 288
Thomas Alan Waters Choption cards with words, selection is predicted, Velleda principle Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 321
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
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 297
Thomas Alan Waters Doublet two predictions, one in an envelope a less free prediction outside of it, here for cardsInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue 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.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 306
Thomas Alan Waters, Sam Dalal, James G. Thompson Jr. Indiair method for two-phase prediction, window envelopeInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 309
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 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 313
Thomas Alan Waters Flipout prepared Himber Wallet for prediction and as a peek wallet Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 327
Thomas Alan Waters Keynow combination of Koran's "Gold Medallion" and "Flying Ring", message on keyInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 342
Al Mann Public Notices prediction printed in newspaper Six Columns 15
Al Mann Five-Star Headlines selected card is found on the headline of a newspaper, or selected word Six Columns 16
Al Mann Haunting Headlines newspaper page is selected and headline is circled, prediction in envelope Six Columns 23
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Misdirection example of a number prediction A Boon for All Seasons 4
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson A Boon for All Seasons prediction of the birthday and a number A Boon for All Seasons 19
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Matchbox number prediction with a matchbox A Boon for All Seasons 20
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson 678 number prediction in wallet A Boon for All Seasons 21
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Domino prediction with imaginary domino game A Boon for All Seasons 23
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Beermat prediction on split coaster A Boon for All Seasons 24
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Dartboard prediction of total in a darts game A Boon for All Seasons 24
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson VedooVoodoo voodoo prediction, spot where the needle is pushed in A Boon for All Seasons 28
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Music prediction of a note, played on a piano A Boon for All Seasons 31
Ned Rutledge File Box message in a box, writing methodRelated to A Boon for All Seasons 29
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Cinders several paper balls, on is selected, the other are out of flash paper and are burned, the selected one has a prediction written on it A Boon for All Seasons 29
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Thought Projection Effect three information are predicted on a paper, paper is inside of a balloon A Boon for All Seasons 43
Philip T. Goldstein Mathemusical number arrived at via calculator procedure (subtraction of three digits and its reverse, then cross sum), that number on a list of song is played by calculator 12/12 2
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted 12/12 4
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
Al Mann Gifts Most Rare three spectator get an envelope, they select a word from a book each and the words match with prediction in envelopes, several methods The Knight's Gambit 8
Al Mann Awards Headliner! newspaper is torn and parts eliminated, headline from last piece was predicted in envelope, multiple out envelope Tr-Id 5
Rev. John "Jack" Keenan Ripper Amok number divination of a bill and prediction with a office spike Of Gifts and Talents 10
Al Mann The Cornucopia Caper send prediction with different papers, different things are predicted which happen in the show as well as the headline of the newspaper, paper dumbed in a bread basket Mastermind Headline Predictions 5
Thomas Alan Waters Riffle No. 2 (Impromptu) playing card is put in book by spectator, words are predicted Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 359
Thomas Alan Waters, Richard Himber Peekquivalent spectator hold envelope with prediction, synonyms Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 367
Thomas Alan Waters Riffledex selected word from a book is predicted in envelope, spectator can change his mind Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 362
Thomas Alan Waters, James G. Thompson Jr. Jato word from book is predicted in envelopeInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 370
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 Tricessive one behind triple prediction, ESP Symbol, vowels and one of five cards Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 483
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 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 499
Thomas Alan Waters Geminight tape recorder prediction of named star sign, several other versions:
- Headlines
- Foot(crystal)ball
- Poker Phase
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 515
Unknown Time, Predicted! No. 38, with an alarm clock 101 Psychic Tests 11
Unknown The Number on the Bullet No. 90, card with numbers put in envelope and prediction marked on a bullet, spectator shoots on envelope with a riffle and hits predicted number 101 Psychic Tests 25
Steve Beam Name-Calling toy license plates, performer tries to divine spectator's name, holds up wrong plate and puts it in an envelope, name on plate transforms into name of spectator, comedy routine The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 17
Al Mann The Day of the Jackal three predictions are given to members of the audience, person is called an names a piece of furniture, a word and a city Phantom Voices 5
Thomas Alan Waters Clockout twelve cards with clocks on it with different times, prediction of selection Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 549
Thomas Alan Waters Staballoon prediction in ballon handling, Jaks billet knife Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 561
Thomas Alan Waters Sellerbrity off-beat prediction, word from puzzle book is selectedInspired by
  • Tom Seller's "New Age Book Test" 1933
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 562
Thomas Alan Waters Verball different colored balls are in a bag and drawn, remaining one is predicted Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 602
Thomas Alan Waters Cardblanche off-beat prediction of a birthdate, on a blank card, brainwave Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 609
Thomas Alan Waters Chronogram Koran medallion with a pocket watch, initials on the watch