the expunged numeral\nperformer names number after some calculations have been done, 2 presentations given\n unknown\ndevil's dial\nfrancis j. baker
1890
more magic
Unknown

The Expunged Numeral

performer names number after some calculations have been done, 2 presentations given

the new nile divination\na spectator thinks of a two digit number, random numbers are added, the sum match with the thought of number\ntheodore annemann
1935
complete one man mental and psychic routine 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

pencil reading\nmethod and two routines, divination of a calculation and spectator and performer always write the same number down\ntheodore annemann\n(2) strange coincidence\ntheodore annemann
1935
complete one man mental and psychic routine Theodore Annemann

Pencil Reading

method and two routines, divination of a calculation and spectator and performer always write the same number down

the double steal\nnumber "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches\nfrank n. dodd\na divination with matches\nfred demuth\ncleromantic chicanery\ne.e. hammill\nfrank n. dodd\njohn scarne
1937
the jinx 1-50 Frank N. Dodd

The Double Steal

number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches

phantom hand\nmessage on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it\noscar weigle\nbefore your eyes\nnorman ashworth
1938
the jinx 1-50 Oscar Weigle

Phantom Hand

message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it

sacred script\nmessage appears on slate with reference to bible in which number is found, see also page 345\ngordon r. mckenney
1938
the jinx 1-50 Gordon R. McKenney

Sacred Script

message appears on slate with reference to bible in which number is found, see also page 345

familiar spirit\ntwenty blank cards, each with a 2-figure number by a spectator, then some cards are totaled and total divined\nkent arthur
1939
the jinx 51-100 Kent Arthur

Familiar Spirit

twenty blank cards, each with a 2-figure number by a spectator, then some cards are totaled and total divined

nirvana nos.\none of sixteen colors selected, one card by naming position 1-52, three numbers added up, on cardboard in frame then appear those three selections\nfredric kolb\nthe news force\nal mann
1939
the jinx 51-100 Fredric Kolb

Nirvana Nos.

one of sixteen colors selected, one card by naming position 1-52, three numbers added up, on cardboard in frame then appear those three selections

pay day\ncoins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction\njack vosburgh
1941
the jinx 101-151 Jack Vosburgh

Pay Day

coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction

double knockout!\nfour numbers are added and predicted, first appeared in the "linking ring" 1942\nhen fetsch
1945
miracles in mentalism and psychic experimentation Hen Fetsch

Double Knockout!

four numbers are added and predicted, first appeared in the "Linking Ring" 1942

the psychic paper\nspectator chooses number and color, number is predicted in chosen color\ns. h. paine
1945/27
tarbell course in magic - volume 4 S. H. Paine

The Psychic Paper

spectator chooses number and color, number is predicted in chosen color

odds on\nspectator 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\nbruce elliott
1946
the phoenix 51-100 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

142857\nwith the feature of fractions of seven, see page 412 and 416 for more ideas (clyde f. cairy and unknown)\nbruce elliott
1946
the phoenix 101-150 Bruce Elliott

142857

with the feature of fractions of seven, see page 412 and 416 for more ideas (Clyde F. Cairy and unknown)

tally ho!\nspectator write numbers on a pad, under a handkerchief performer feels the numbers and names the total, see also p. 540\ndr. ben b. braude
1947
the phoenix 101-150 Dr. Ben B. Braude

Tally Ho!

spectator write numbers on a pad, under a handkerchief performer feels the numbers and names the total, see also p. 540

devious digits\nserial numbers from bills are put together and multiplied with a number (selected playing card), medium on phone divines total\njohn brown cook\narthur h. buckley
1947
gems of mental magic John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley

Devious Digits

serial numbers from bills are put together and multiplied with a number (selected playing card), medium on phone divines total

astrological mentalism\nspectators order some months and zodiacs on blackboards and add up some numbers, medium divines all in correct order\njohn brown cook\narthur h. buckley
1947
gems of mental magic John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley

Astrological Mentalism

spectators order some months and zodiacs on blackboards and add up some numbers, medium divines all in correct order

"super-divino" sealed letter test\nnumbers added, magician devines total\nc. a. george newmann
1948/27
tarbell course in magic - volume 5 C. A. George Newmann

the impossible prediction\nimpromptu stooge, see "challenges" for credits\njoseph dunninger\ndunninger's impossible prediction\njoseph dunninger\nralph w. read\nodd coincident\nb.c. milnov
1948/27
tarbell course in magic - volume 5 Joseph Dunninger

astral digit\nafter some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate\njack yates
1954
minds in close-up Jack Yates

Astral Digit

after some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate

(4) a debt repaid\nspectator writes down a sum of money, performer lets him subtract an amount and then hands him the exact change, he was holding from the beginning\ntony corinda
1958
pencil, lip, sound, touch and muscle reading Tony Corinda

(4) A Debt Repaid

spectator writes down a sum of money, performer lets him subtract an amount and then hands him the exact change, he was holding from the beginning

other ideas for the gimmick clip\n- par x prediction (number prediction)
- variations\ndr. spencer thornton
1958
thornton's secrets of mental magic Dr. Spencer Thornton

Other Ideas for the Gimmick Clip

- Par X Prediction (number prediction)
- Variations

discs of diabolo\nprediction of three digit number, six spectators write a number and paper is put in a box, selected box matches prediction\ntom sellers
1960
magic of the mind 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

predicto\ncards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted\nclettis v. musson
1961
still more miracles in mentalism Clettis V. Musson

Predicto

cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted

the gold medallion\nprediction of number on medallion\nal koran\nthe antique medallion\nglenn g. gravatt\nal koran\nthe jubilee medallion\nalan shaxon\nmedallion\nkarl fulves\nkeynow\nthomas alan waters\npolish-ing koran's medallion\njohnny thompson
1967
al koran's professional presentations Al Koran

31 prediction test finish\nsum prediction with appearing prediction via out to lunch\ntheodore annemann
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Theodore Annemann

31 Prediction Test Finish

sum prediction with appearing prediction via Out to Lunch

epic slate test\nsum prediction\npeter alexis\np. 98 for suggestion by robert parrish\nepic slate test - alternate method\ntony bartolotta\n16 digits\nalexander de cova\npeter alexis
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Peter Alexis

matchbox & die\nchosen number from 1 to 6 predicted in matchbox\naaron wainer\nforegone conclusion\nben christopher
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Aaron Wainer

numbers\nusing number blocks and wooden stand, mathematical principle, see also p. 320\nl. vosburgh lyons
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 L. Vosburgh Lyons

Numbers

using number blocks and wooden stand, mathematical principle, see also p. 320

numerology\nca. 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 dalal\nal koran\n"decision control" (syd bergson)
1972
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 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 Dalal

some difference\nvalues of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in henry christ's "sum & difference"\nkarl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle set-ups Karl Fulves

Some Difference

values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"

it's delete-ful\nsum prediction, using calculator ruse, see also p. 815 for comment by ronald herman\nrick johnsson
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Rick Johnsson

It's Delete-Ful

sum prediction, using calculator ruse, see also p. 815 for comment by Ronald Herman

lightning strikes thrice\nthree numbers and totals arrived at with blank cards, they are all identical, see p. 1053 for note by johnnie murray\nstewart judah
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Stewart Judah

Lightning Strikes Thrice

three numbers and totals arrived at with blank cards, they are all identical, see p. 1053 for note by Johnnie Murray

the slide rule trick\nspectator does some actions with slide ruler, performer in the end divines the number he started with\nh. r. fisher\nhummer effects\nkarl fulves
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 H. R. Fisher

The Slide Rule Trick

spectator does some actions with slide ruler, performer in the end divines the number he started with

golden digits\ntwo people with office machines/calculators on stage, numbers called out and added, two numbers thought of and added, prediction on slate
- first method
- revised method\nal mann
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Al Mann

Golden Digits

two people with office machines/calculators on stage, numbers called out and added, two numbers thought of and added, prediction on slate
- First Method
- Revised Method

ad infinitum\ntotal of three three-digit numbers is predicted\ndavid berglas\non ad infinitum\nbob ostin\nbob driebeek\nadd infinitum\ndavid berglas\nzero prinzip\n sveroni
1975
pabular David Berglas

alpha and omega\nseveral spectators call out three-digit-numbers, total predicted, using calculator\nal mann
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Al Mann

Alpha And Omega

several spectators call out three-digit-numbers, total predicted, using calculator

adithot improved\nsixteen digits in square formation, added, sum predicted
- the calculator version\nal mann\n"adithot" (swami)
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Al Mann

Adithot Improved

sixteen digits in square formation, added, sum predicted
- The Calculator Version

(1) calculuxe\nspectators do equation on calculator, final result predicted, transposing memory and equal buttons\nkarl fulves
1976
interlocutor Karl Fulves

(1) Calculuxe

spectators do equation on calculator, final result predicted, transposing memory and equal buttons

old math\nnumber the majority of the audience think is predicted and add-a-number prediction\nphilip t. goldstein
1977
the green book of mentalism Philip T. Goldstein

Old Math

number the majority of the audience think is predicted and add-a-number prediction

double mental test\none of four coins chosen, number formed by adding card values, both predicted in wallet, originally in linking ring (feb. 1971), two methods\njerry mentzer
1977
close-up cavalcade finale 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

monte carlo\nspectator makes calculations starting from 27 by choosing plus or minus cards, arrives at 64, force\nkarl fulves
1978
interlocutor Karl Fulves

Monte Carlo

spectator makes calculations starting from 27 by choosing plus or minus cards, arrives at 64, force

45. left-handed thoughts\ndifferent coin in each hand, spectator does quick mental calculation and performer is able to name the result\nkarl fulves\nroyal vale heath
1981
self-working table magic Karl Fulves, Royal Vale Heath

45. Left-Handed Thoughts

different coin in each hand, spectator does quick mental calculation and performer is able to name the result

adamsmyth\nblank cards with numbers on both sides, two spectator's think of one each, total is divined\nthomas alan waters\nsidney lawrence's "it's in your pocket" in "ten self working card tricks"
1982
mind, myth & magick Thomas Alan Waters

Adamsmyth

blank cards with numbers on both sides, two spectator's think of one each, total is divined

Related to

Sidney Lawrence's "It's In Your Pocket" in "Ten Self Working Card Tricks"

mathemusical\nnumber 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\nphilip t. goldstein
1982
12/12 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

the miracle slate test (the baffling 16 digit effect)\nclosing effect, four four digit numbers are added and sum divined, flap\njoseph dunninger
1983
dunninger's act Joseph Dunninger

The Miracle Slate Test (The Baffling 16 Digit Effect)

closing effect, four four digit numbers are added and sum divined, flap

janussum\ntwo person write down a number, sum prediction on a slate (rashomon principle)\nthomas alan waters
1983
mind, myth & magick Thomas Alan Waters

Janussum

two person write down a number, sum prediction on a slate (Rashomon Principle)

weird prophecy\nsum is predicted, numbers by telephone and from audience member, prediction is put in a dog clip and held by spectator\nal mann
1984
phantom voices Al Mann

Weird Prophecy

sum is predicted, numbers by telephone and from audience member, prediction is put in a dog clip and held by spectator

into the fourth dimension\nthree predictions are given to members of the audience and a number is constructed as in the "transcendental phone test"\nal mann
1984
phantom voices Al Mann

Into the Fourth Dimension

three predictions are given to members of the audience and a number is constructed as in the "Transcendental Phone Test"

backdate\nthree-digit number is predicted, pined on performer's back\nthomas alan waters\nupdate\npaul vigil
1985
mind, myth & magick Thomas Alan Waters

Backdate

three-digit number is predicted, pined on performer's back

6801 prediction\ncomedy prediction with a twist, 1089 force\nsteve beam\nmartin gardner's "mathematics, magic & mystery", 1956 p. 164\noops 9: look out for a number\nchan canasta\nthe trapdoor issue #13\nsteve beam
1986
the trapdoor - volume one Steve Beam

6801 Prediction

comedy prediction with a twist, 1089 force

Related to

Martin Gardner's "Mathematics, Magic & Mystery", 1956 p. 164

2. das wendeblock-prinzip\n- die namensvorhersage (name prediction)
- die zahlenvohersage (number prediction)\nalexander de cova
1992
ein profi packt aus... Alexander de Cova

2. Das Wendeblock-Prinzip

- Die Namensvorhersage (name prediction)
- Die Zahlenvohersage (number prediction)

no/no.\nnamed number is predicted in sealed envelope, with no gag, carbon envelope, first published in "magick" no. 442, 1990\nthomas alan waters\ngene grant's "vision of the future" in "phantini's incredible mental secrets", 1960
1993
mind, myth & magick Thomas Alan Waters

No/No.

named number is predicted in sealed envelope, with No gag, carbon envelope, first published in "Magick" No. 442, 1990

Related to

Gene Grant's "Vision of the Future" in "Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets", 1960

the crimson count\nprediction 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\nthomas alan waters
1993
mind, myth & magick 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

verity off\nchips with numbers and letters on them are used to predict numbers chosen from number deck, anagram\nphilip t. goldstein
1994
thabbatical Philip T. Goldstein

Verity Off

chips with numbers and letters on them are used to predict numbers chosen from number deck, anagram

the invisible cards and envelopes\nnamed invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, 1 of 36, named number is also on envelope\ngary kurtz\n"the invisible cards and envelopes" (alan shaxon, practical sorcery)\nthe invisible cards and envelopes\ngary kurtz
1995
notes from the summit Gary Kurtz

The Invisible Cards and Envelopes

named invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, 1 of 36, named number is also on envelope

Inspired by

"The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Alan Shaxon, Practical Sorcery)

florariggs\nbag with bulldog clip, prediction of three numbers, in bag rose for spectator\njohn riggs\ndavid douglas' "flora-mental" in "magick" no. 94
1995
the magic of john riggs John Riggs

Florariggs

bag with bulldog clip, prediction of three numbers, in bag rose for spectator

the invisible cards and envelopes\nnamed invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, named number is also on envelope
- first version - forcing the suit
- second version - fifty-two possibilities\ngary kurtz\n"the invisible cards and envelopes" (alan shaxon, practical sorcery)\nthe invisible cards and envelopes\ngary kurtz
1996
notes from the summit (revised edition) Gary Kurtz

The Invisible Cards and Envelopes

named invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, named number is also on envelope
- First Version - Forcing the Suit
- Second Version - Fifty-Two Possibilities

Inspired by

"The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Alan Shaxon, Practical Sorcery)

g.k. on dr. jaks' "master secret of the swami"\nthree digit number test, spectator first gets one right, then too and finally the complete number\ngary kurtz\ndr. stanley jaks\ndr. jaks' "master secret of the swami" in al mann's "the incredible dr. jaks by phantini" p.4.
1997
the ultimate chairs prediction (plus) Gary Kurtz, Dr. Stanley Jaks

G.K. on Dr. Jaks' "Master Secret of the Swami"

three digit number test, spectator first gets one right, then too and finally the complete number

Related to

Dr. Jaks' "Master Secret of the Swami" in Al Mann's "The Incredible Dr. Jaks by Phantini" p.4.

total knock out\nnumber divination and prediction with gaffed calculator, based on john cornelius' "total recall"
- business seminar presentation
- stage presentation\nrichard osterlind\njohn cornelius
1999
dynamic mysteries Richard Osterlind, John Cornelius

Total Knock Out

number divination and prediction with gaffed calculator, based on John Cornelius' "Total Recall"
- Business Seminar Presentation
- Stage Presentation

add infinitum\nthree methods, total of three three-digit numbers is predicted\ndavid berglas\nad infinitum\ndavid berglas
2002
the mind & magic of david berglas David Berglas

Add Infinitum

three methods, total of three three-digit numbers is predicted

the press club prediction\nprediction of an object, a word and a number, plus a knocked over bottle by a spectator and a dried up pen\ndavid berglas
2002
the mind & magic of david berglas David Berglas

The Press Club Prediction

prediction of an object, a word and a number, plus a knocked over bottle by a spectator and a dried up pen

triple number prediction\nsum predicted on back of shirt underneath jacket, confederate writes on back at edge of stage\nnicholas einhorn
2004
world tour lecture notes - set 2 Nicholas Einhorn

Triple Number Prediction

sum predicted on back of shirt underneath jacket, confederate writes on back at edge of stage

tri-out\nspectator choses large number by chosen seven or eight spot cards, it is predicted that it is divisible by three, and it is, for practicing card counting\nkarl fulves
2005
clockwork Karl Fulves

Tri-Out

spectator choses large number by chosen seven or eight spot cards, it is predicted that it is divisible by three, and it is, for practicing card counting

update\nthree digits called out by spectators, predicted by a prediction written on a card safety pinned to the back of the performer's jacket, credit information on the plot\npaul vigil\nbackdate\nthomas alan waters
2014
classic fantastic Paul Vigil

Update

three digits called out by spectators, predicted by a prediction written on a card safety pinned to the back of the performer's jacket, credit information on the plot