126 entries in Numbers / Number Forces
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown Dice Box dice glued in box in secret compartment as force Modern Magic 187
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
Oswald Rae Number Force sum is forced Sub Rosa 71
Theodore Annemann A Thought is Fathomed using deck of cards to force page number, Si StebbinsRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 6
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other halfRelated to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Locating a Page and Word by Cards force number with stack Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown A Prediction card at "selected" number predicted, calculation force Mental Magic with Cards 29
Theodore Annemann The Word on the Page using 14-15 card stack The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 157
Unknown Number Addition Force Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 156
Unknown Diachylon Book Test. Forcing A Number Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 107
U. F. Grant A Book Test forcing word with cards, double facer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
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 Strange Coincidence stack that will force the number ten Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Theodore Annemann Premier Book Test using deck of cards to force page number Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines using deck of cards to force page number Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Charles T. Jordan Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Charles T. Jordan The Fifteenth Card values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Theodore Annemann Fathomed Thought using deck of cards to force page number, Si StebbinsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
William Larsen Prophesied Discovery using stack that forces number ten Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
Unknown Mephisto's Message stack that will force the number twelve Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser To Force any Number from One to Eight Greater Magic 196
Unknown To Force the Number 9 Greater Magic 198
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense numbers on calendar are added, matrix force The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 279
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Franklin M. Chapman Match-Ic Numbers number appears on head of match, mental calculation Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 3) 4
Unknown Number Force with Dice dice glued in matchbox The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 78) 514
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 211
Al Baker Al Baker Number Force The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 220
Unknown Slip of Paper Force writing same number on every slip Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 273
Unknown Cloth Changing Bag double bag, used for number force Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 292
Alvin R. Plough Gaglet calculation and multiple outs The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 148
L. Vosburgh Lyons Nine forcing nine The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 53) 217
Ronald B. Edwards Free Force forcing 14 or 15 with playing cards, see reference for correctionRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 62) 254
L. Vosburgh Lyons Number Force forcing 9 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 21
Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number forceRelated toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 313
Tom Fitzgerald Advertising Stunt two lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divinedRelated to
  • see also "The 'Q' Trick" in Hoffmann's " Modern Magic" p.560
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 394
Unknown Addition Force number variable Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 195
Unknown Forcing Three Numbers using cards The Fine Art of Magic 230
Bob Somerfeld Cut-Witted number force, from one to ten Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 3
Ronald B. Edwards Two Quickies - transposition of two cards
- forcing a number with coins
Variations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 277) 1109
Jack Yates Astral Digit after some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate Minds in Close-Up 17
George Sands An Oddity paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 50
Cy Endfield Forcing 23 Coin's Date and Card Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part I 46
Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 162
Tony Corinda Page Force same as David Hoy'sRelated to Book Tests 205
David Hoy Page Force two books, miscallRelated to The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 22
Edward Marlo Another Effect is the Following as a number force or book testInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 19
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 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 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 13: Think of a number Think of a number between 49 and 98, both digits even, not the same. Book of Oopses 28
John Bragoli Roulette Force cross total of three numbers The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 71
Paul Siegel Number Force limited pool of numbers, spectator's hold up hands with outstretched fingers, two-digit number is created Doorway to Delusion 9
Paul Siegel Vision Diabolique performer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card Doorway to Delusion 6
Ronald B. Edwards Small Change Prediction forcing 2010 with coinsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1043
Al Mann The Locked Book with locked book Of Words and Wizards 22
Karl Fulves Monte Carlo spectator makes calculations starting from 27 by choosing plus or minus cards, arrives at 64, force Interlocutor (Issue 18) 70
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm simple number force idea Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 201
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square, see also Mel Stover's "Days Of Force" in Phoenix #77 and "The Irrisistible Force“ in New Phoenix #340Inspired byRelated toVariations The Violet Book of Mentalism 8
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and Random Numbers number is divined with pendulum, number force The Magic Pendulum 9
Bob Hummer Mother Goose Force to force a page, based on the Miraskill ideaRelated to
  • Martin Gardner's "Mother Goose Mystery"
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 99
Philip T. Goldstein Ahoy There! book test featuring a matrix number force Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 4) 474
Harry Lorayne All Aboard book test featuring a matrix number force Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 4) 475
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square, see also "The Irrisistible Force“ in New Phoenix #340Inspired byRelated to shuffled lecture 4
Thomas Alan Waters Wheelie forcing a number with a roulette wheel Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 324
Stewart James The Dilly-Dally Principle number force with playing cards Arcane (Issue 10) 124
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
Stewart James Bermuda Triangles coincidences with triangle layout... Arcane (Issue 10) 129
Al Koran, Edward Victor Koran / Victor Number Force see Al Koran's Jackpot CoinsRelated to Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 2) 1177
Thomas Alan Waters Symbo-Chart off beat revelation of a chosen ESP sign, 1089 force Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 510
Cushing Strout On Book Tests and Tarot Decks using tarot cards to force spot in book Epoptica (Issue 6) 390
Max Maven Triskadekaphobia forcing the number thirteen with cardsRelated to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 23 & 24) 238
Philip T. Goldstein Counter Feat spectator finds his card at some position Thequal 6
Thomas Alan Waters Threesum triple prediction on selected playing cards, with Bingo chart (Stover's "irrisistible Force")Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 557
Unknown 1089 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 25
Shigeo Futagawa Four-Tell On Dice number forced with special colored dice The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 84
Steve Beam 6801 Prediction comedy prediction with a twist, 1089 forceRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 222
David Britland Star-Gazer horoscope chosen with counters with number on them, reading is predicted Psychomancy 35
Mel Stover Calender Force Psychomancy 52
Steve Rogers Central Limit forcing a range of numbers, open prediction application Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 8) 1383
Philip T. Goldstein Force Majeur matrix force for any number, approach to Mel Stover's "Irresistible Force"Inspired by Doth 9
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)
Fifth 3
Philip T. Goldstein Numbers selected number cards added up Thavant 15
Michael Weber Q-Tip Related to
  • "The 'Q' Trick" in Hoffmann's " Modern Magic" p.560
Life Savers 69
Karl Fulves Number Force number from one to ten forced with typewriter Typecast 101
Karl Fulves Letter of Intent one of three envelopes chosen by exchanging number cards and adding some, number range force Deceptive Practices 20
Richard Vollmer Six Plus Five two cards add up to eleven Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 7) 2240
Alex Elmsley Like a Rolling Bone forcing the number four with an ungaffed die The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 73
John Mulholland Another Psychological Trick a la Mulholland psychological forces More Greater Magic 1157
John Northern Hilliard Fragment: Notes for a Chapter on The Psychology of Magic collection of different psychological forces of numbers and cards More Greater Magic 1154
Arthur Setterington The Square Deal No. 24, 3x3 layout with twelve cards, center cards added give forced number, card at this position predicted Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 43
Francis Carlyle, ? Truzi, Burling Hull, Paul Harris The Client Confidence Sugar Shocker nine sugar packets are numbered on one side, double facer sugar packet is used to force a certain numberRelated to The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 263
Paul Harris, Milton Kort Moms Come and Go but a Rolex is Forever "A Revised Milt Kort Classic", 3 1/2 gag with a book page instead of cards The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 277
Unknown The Ten-to-Twenty Force The Card Magic of Nick Trost 188
Unknown Prediction Supreme No. 20, some cards chosen and their values added, fifteen, card at that position predicted New Self-Working Card Tricks 33
Karl Fulves A Friendly Ghost No. 51, two cards chosen from two decks match, card also predicted, non-shuffle Gilbreath principle (taking cards from top or bottom) New Self-Working Card Tricks 75
Allan Slaight Forcing 17 or 18 psychological force Penumbra (Issue 4) 17
Jim Steinmeyer The Three Mystery spelling numbers to arrive at three, Kruskal Impuzzibilities 14
Jim Steinmeyer The One O'clock Mystery spelling hours to arrive at one, KruskalRelated to Impuzzibilities 12
Philip T. Goldstein, Peter Duffie On Add-a-No Redivider 17
Philip T. Goldstein Never Odd or Even a/k/a I Prefer Pi
Rotator as number force
Related to Redivider 14
Philip T. Goldstein Toll a Total, a Total Lot a/k/a Must Sum
taking cards from two piles
Redivider 21
Luke Jermay A Presentation for the number force between one and ten Building Blocks 137
S. H. Paine Paine Set-Up for a number force, 14-15 Clockwork 45
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Stax Fax stacks that force numbers, see also p. 68 Clockwork 45
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 20. The Hunt for Red October (Book Test) page and word forced via playing card procedure Penumbra (Issue 11) 6
Roberto Giobbi How to Limit a Number Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 9) 333
Marty Kane Cursed by an Evil Spell after spelling on fingers a number is divinedInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 220
Marty Kane, Steve Beam Finger Flinger alternate handlingInspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 221
Mel Stover Calendar Prediction Mel Stover's "Days of Force" with calendarRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 20) 312
Jim Steinmeyer Number, Number, Number Ace through 6, counting trick which forces 11 Subsequent Impuzzibilities 15
Jim Steinmeyer Force Six circle layout to force 6 Subsequent Impuzzibilities 23
Jim Steinmeyer Force Ten circle layout to force ten Subsequent Impuzzibilities 24
Michael Weber Weber's Winning Idea number-matrix force on lottery ticketRelated to Weber's Winning Idea 1
Michael Weber References for Number-Matrix Force Weber's Winning Idea 4
Steve Mayhew A Bird in the Hand audience selects finger through counting procedure - middle fingerInspired byRelated to Full Frontal Mayhew 13
Max Maven Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic squareRelated to The Black Book of Mentalism 4
Michael Weber Rainbow Matrix - Weber Notes Inspired by The Black Book of Mentalism 5
Doug Canning Tile Force Variation on the matrix force. Number force with gridInspired byVariations
  • Mathematical Recreations by Maurice Kraitchik, 1942.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 116
Steve Beam The Talisman Non-card version of card trick predicting how long a volunteer has left to live.Inspired by
  • "Mortality" (Steve Beam, Semi-Automatic Card Tricks, Vol. 3, 2003)
Related to
  • "Mortality-The Second Opinion" (Steve Beam, Semi-Automatic Card Tricks, Vol. 4, 2002)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 118
Bob Farmer Toxic forcing a number with a calculator 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 51
Unknown Number Force cards with numbers distributed, two-digit numbers formed and added The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 64
Unknown Number Force with calculator or cell phone 21 147
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