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Unknown To tell one without confederacie what card the thinketh three cards on table, one thought of, divined by following gaze The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown Another Mode of Discovering a Card Thought of twenty-five cards, different dealing pattern Modern Magic 55
Unknown A Card having been Secretly Thought of by one of the Audience, to place two Indifferent Cards upon the table, and to Change such one of them as the Audience may select into the Card thought of using psychological force Modern Magic 111
Unknown To Force a Person to Think of a Particular Card from fan or during riffling with slight stop at stepRelated to Tricks with Cards 12
Unknown A Card having been Thought of by one Spectator, to offer the Pack to another, and cause him to draw the same Card psychological force & out Tricks with Cards 132
Unknown Der Triumph der Magie one of four cards, "is your card in this pile?" Der moderne Kartenkünstler 60
William E. Robinson New Thought Card Sleights - First Method (fanning before the spectator's eyes)
- Second Method (face-up classic force behind back)
- Third Method (springing from hand to hand)
New Era Card Tricks 34
Unknown Thought Reading Extraordinary thought of card at thought of number up to tenRelated to New Era Card Tricks 85
Unknown The Vanishing Of Thought Cards twenty-six double facers New Era Card Tricks 143
Unknown Methods for Determining a Card Thought Of A. By the Riffle
B. By Springing Flourish
C. By the Cut
D. By the Gaze
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 165
S. W. Erdnase A Mind-Reading Trick one out of four, "did you see your card already" and fishing The Expert at the Card Table 194
Unknown Fourth Method - To discover a card mentally selected one of four, by following gaze The Art of Magic 42
T. Nelson Downs The Mysterious Card "one of Mr. Downs' specialties", card thought of in spread of one fifth The Art of Magic 126
l'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and KS among Club cards is mistaken for KCRelated toVariations The Art of Magic 77
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocket Later Magic 573
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Theodore Annemann The Mind in Retrospect SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 16
Theodore Annemann A Card to be Thought About three way out, OOSOOM typeRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 55
Unknown Forcing Thought Principle - Several Methods of Forcing a Certain Card during riffle, springing, fanning Mental Magic with Cards 8
Unknown Thought Card to Pocket several duplicatesRelated to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Mental Spelling progressive spelling set-up Mental Magic with Cards 17
John Scarne The Scarney Thought Card spelled "John Scarney"Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Henry Christ Climax! impromptu stooge with reverse fanRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 152
Unknown The Five Card Fan five cards pushed through deck until one remains Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 157
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Four Ace Trick spectator thinks of ace in pocket, then three aces found in pocket and indifferent cards on table Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 8
Unknown In His Pocket one of three cards thought of, performer puts all in pocket, removes two of them, right one remains Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Lu Brent Matching the Aces psychological force of one of the aces Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 31
Unknown Quadruple Spelling progressive set-up, four spectators Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Theodore Annemann Another Thought Spelling progressive set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Jimmy Kater Improved Spelling Trick progressive set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Unknown Think It - Spell It progressive set-up with eight cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Unknown Thought Card from Pocket one of five, deck is put in pocket and performer removes thought-of card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 33
Unknown Thought Spelling progressive set-up, three spectators Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 53
Theodore Annemann Think of a Card one of eighteen, card spelled out, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 65
William Larsen Think of a Card one of about five, no outs given Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 93
Theodore Annemann Thought in Person one of five, one-way backs, OOSOOM Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 143
Wimborough Upside Down mentally selected card of four turns over in deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 167
U. F. Grant New Card Monte spectator think of one of two cards, double facer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
Unknown A Thought Card Prodigy spectator takes three cards and thinks of one of them which is found, one-way backs, OOSOOM Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 142
Ralph W. Hull, Nelson Hahne Modernism in Mentalism crude OOSOOM, one of nine Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 184
Unknown Another Impossibility one of ten, "is your card one of these?" Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 218
Dai Vernon Card Divination from 26-card stack, multiple out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 224
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four pilesInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Henry Christ Spell Me! thought-of card, progressive set-upRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 195
Theodore Annemann Composite Routine spectator remembers card and its position, performer places card in pocket, turns out to be selections, three phases with different methods The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 206
John Northern Hilliard J.N. Hilliard's Method thought-of speller, ten-card set-up Greater Magic 317
Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin a. Effect thought-of card by one spectator is chosen by second spectator Greater Magic 330
Unknown The Fadeaway Cards plunger-pushing back forth a packet through deck until 1 remains Greater Magic 243
Commander Slayton Spelling a Card merely Thought Of: Commander Slayton's Method Variations Greater Magic 315
Unknown Passing the Cards Before a Spectator Greater Magic 334
Unknown c. Effect stop trick with thought-of selection, two handlings Greater Magic 334
Ralph W. Hull By Elimination OOSOOM forerunner, using a psychological fishing without asking questions Greater Magic 344
Bert Allerton Mind Reading with the Finger Tips as Bert Gustafson, two thought-of-cards are removed behind back Greater Magic 900
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream twelve cards repeated four times, fishing & multiple out for divination The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 298
Oscar Weigle Thought on the Line card thought amongst a group found over telephone Do That Again! 27
Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up) More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
Theodore Annemann Thought, In Person one of 5, one-way backs, OOSOOM The Incorporated Strange Secrets 17
E. Leslie May Magic versus Mentalism Addition thought-of card predicted, six out index The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 363
Alphonso Much Thought three thought-of cards found by spelling, two decks, progressive spelling set-up The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 367
Unknown Multi-Spelling Trick "The repeat Spelling of Mentally Selected Cards" Expert Card Technique 347
Charlie Miller Mental Selectivity five cards Expert Card Technique 336
Dai Vernon Two-Six-Four one of a small spreadVariations Expert Card Technique 221
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverseRelated toVariations Expert Card Technique 344
Lu Brent Mental Temple one of 6, OOSOOM The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 104) 625
Dai Vernon Card of the Gods card thought of from top third, found with procedure and counting The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 633
Charles Hopkins Think-a-Card thought-of card to pocket, ten-card set-upRelated to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 39
Sam Leo Horowitz The Diving Pasteboard one of four random cards is thought of, they're shuffled back, Three-spot locator used to locate selection The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 632
Edward Marlo Streamlined Discernment one out of three, OOSOOMRelated to Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 38
Unknown Diogenes' Card a card helps finding two thought-of cards (card and their position remember-procedure) More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 27
Bert Allerton Magnetic Thought Related toAlso published here More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 44
Unknown Card in the Pocket one of ten Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 238
Unknown A Psychological Impossibility thought of card to pocketRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 205
Unknown The Mystic Card Clock Dial chosen card is put in pocket Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 239
Dai Vernon Addition and Subtraction one of fifteen cards and its position remembered, via calculation the card is found Select Secrets 21
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Mindreading Feat one of four, OOSOOM type, describing also Guyot's 1749 procedure Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 10
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue On the Gaze Selection Method see footnote, "secret of success" for one of Erdnase's methodsInspired by Prepared Cards and Accessories 13
Frederick Braue Incredo Thought new dealing pattern Tricks and Sleights 25
Bruce Elliott Buckram "Out" thought of card travels to book, as an out for the think of a card you see plot The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 198
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes Par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Theodore Annemann Composite Routine spectator remembers card and its position, performer places card in pocket, turns out to be selections, three phases with different methods Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 44
Edward Marlo Think of a Card among five in spread Tricks with Daub 10
Edward Marlo The Super Miracle daubing multiple cards Tricks with Daub 11
Arthur H. Buckley Think of a Number Experiment No. 27 - spectator remembers card at thought of position Card Control 184
Warren Wiersbe, Martin Gardner Think-A-Card - Wiersbe Version Mental Cases With Cards 18
Unknown Reversed Fan to force a card, credited to DunningerRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 414
J. B. Bobo Triple Thought spectator selects three cards and thinks of one of them, they're returned, performer finds thought-of card Watch This One! 49
Unknown Thought Stealer progressive set upVariations The Royal Road to Card Magic 23
Unknown Card in the Pocket from top stock The Royal Road to Card Magic 90
Unknown A Future in Cards one of five The Royal Road to Card Magic 227
Unknown Telepathy Plus one of five, simple The Royal Road to Card Magic 21
Al Leech Turnover Divination Related to For Card Men Only 24
Ormond McGill Telepathic Card Selection finding one of five cards Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 11
Edward Marlo Magic Total:
Eight-Two Locator
Ace-Three-Five Locator
Three-Three-Three Loctaor
using some cards to count down to thought-of card, multiple out counting procedure, three methods The Cardician 141
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist thought-of card is spelled to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 276) 1103
R. M. Jamison Yogi Tells one from four, card is spelled to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 278) 1113
Bill Simon Simon Eyes! one of three cards is thought of, selection ends up sandwiched between two reversed cards The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 278) 1110
H. A. Adams Trilemma three phase routine
- two mentally selected cards change places
- two mentally selected cards end up in performer's pocket
- five mentally selected cards are found
Variations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 280) 1118
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-dealRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Cy Endfield Glimpse of Thought one of five, card is thought of as pack is riffled, card named or brought from pocket, OOSOOM Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part II 30
Dai Vernon The Challenge unique presentation for transposition plotRelated toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 114
J. G. Reed J. G. R. Mental Force five times six cards repeating The Cardiste (Issue 11) 13
Dai Vernon Think of an Ace Variations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 13
Dai Vernon Out of sight - out of mind original handlingRelated toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 14
Dai Vernon Simple Arithmetic one of thirteen, using the two of clubsRelated toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 9
Dai Vernon Thought Transposed two sets of four Aces with different backs, thought of transposes More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 16
Edward Marlo To Use in a Mental Effect how to control the block of which a card is thought of The Multiple Shift 40
Charlie Miller Variation of Mental Discernment OOSOOM, with variations by Vernon The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 33
Maly Think a Card tip on restricting selection during fanning The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 39
Max Malini Think a Card Secret The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 39
Charlie Miller Multiple Think a Card The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 41
Edward Marlo Mental Bonus card thought of (one out of ten), deck shuffled and placed in pocket, card instantly removed by performer Card to Wallet 30
Edward Marlo Super Mental Stab thought-of card is always above a face up indicator Estimation 57
Edward Marlo Mental Stab performer places spot card next to thought-of card Estimation 55
Harry Lorayne In the Side Pocket spectator thinks of one of top ten cards, magician removes this card and pockets it, risky Close-up Card Magic 78
Harry Lorayne Three for the Money Three-spot as multiple out indicator cardVariations Close-up Card Magic 106
Harry Lorayne Three Times and Out Three-spot as multiple out indicator card Close-up Card Magic 109
Harry Lorayne Three Again Three-spot as multiple out indicator card, with real shuffles Close-up Card Magic 108
Dai Vernon New Divination one of top twelve, card and position remembered Early Vernon 60
Edward Marlo Instant Reverse thought-of card (of about twelve) turns over, faro hide-out Faro Controlled Miracles 60
Edward Marlo Marlo's Brainwave one of ten thought of, this is reversed and odd-backed, faro fan Faro Controlled Miracles 63
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 5: Mental Eliminator one of thirteen memorized cards Faro Controlled Miracles 16
Edward Marlo Faro Fan Constraint to apparently give a free choice to think of a card, but only half the cards are visible Faro Controlled Miracles 23
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Ultra Mental ungaffedRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 52
Edward Marlo Marlo's Handling Variation BrainweaveRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite BrainweaveInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 58
Edward Marlo Physical and Mental performer places physical selection next to mental selection (one of twenty-six), two phases, half forcing deck, faro fan Faro Controlled Miracles 68
Edward Marlo Easy Logical Procedure Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Dai Vernon Mental Spell one of ten, multiple out, setup?? Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 41
Charlie Miller Card Tricks Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 18
Paul Swinford Duo-Spell two thought-of cards, sixteen card set-up Faro Fantasy 30
Tony Kardyro The Fifty-Fifty Mental Selection one of two, three methodsRelated to Expert Card Conjuring 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Pellet Index any card thought out of ten cards is predicted on pellet, featuring an index made from a playing card Expert Card Conjuring 84
Edward Marlo Speller Presentation thought-of spelling with progressive set-up and optional prediction (billet index) Expert Card Conjuring 86
Edward Marlo Five Card Mental or "I Have It" one of five Expert Card Conjuring 107
Ken Krenzel Two-Part Invention see p. 236 for Marlo referenceInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 220
Bruce Cervon Think and it's Trapped one of two cards is thought of and appears in sandwich in deck, various versions:
- First Version
- Second Version
- Third Version
- Fourth Version (Pitfalls of Thought I)
- Fifth Version (Pitfalls of Thought II)
Variations Expert Card Mysteries 109
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Spell four spectators spell down to mentally selected cards, stack, second method with bank of twenty-four duplicates (page 182) Expert Card Mysteries 179
Aldini Cards to Pocket Thought of card vanishes from packet of four cards, travels to pocket Roughingly Yours 36
Edward Marlo Try this Trio - Third of the Trio fishing amongst a restricted rangeRelated to Advanced Fingertip Control 93
Allan Ackerman Joker Sandwich thought of card in sandwich in deckInspired by Magic Mafia Effects 6
Robert E. Neale More Lies thought card revealed with eight-card-packet as computerRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 384
Allan Ackerman, John Cornelius Change of Mind one of five, kicker The Esoterist 5
Karl Fulves 6-Card Mental Test one of six, off-beat method The Book of Numbers 8
Edward Marlo Simple Mental Five card thought from five-card packet is divined Expert Card Chicanery 36
Unknown Stab-Mental thought of card is found Million Dollar Card Secrets 75
Nick Conticello Seeing Through the Deck one of five Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 124
Earl Keyser 22-Card Faro Spelling Trick Epilogue (Issue 16) 151
Edward Marlo Multiple Choice Triumph chosen card can be any one in upper half The Shank Shuffle 57
Edward Marlo Impromptu Think Triumph applying Hull's "Mental Discernment" (one out of nine) The Shank Shuffle 82
Edward Marlo Streamlined Think Triumph one of three, applying "Streamlined Discernment"Inspired by The Shank Shuffle 86
Karl Fulves 5-Card Reader five cards, packet handling of Hummer's "Mindreader's Dream"Inspired by Notes From Underground 43
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-dealAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 607
Robert (Bob) Hess Focal Point one of ten cards, OOSOOMInspired by
  • Hull's "Mental Discernment"
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 7) 625
Joseph K. Schmidt The Card Thought Of spectator looks at card in spread (effectively one of three), it is reproduced from pocket
- No-Palm Method
see also p. 648 for credit information
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 10) 650
Karl Fulves Wired Thot performer puts a paper clip on thought of aceRelated to Close-Up Mental Magic 28
Jeff Busby 2nd Thot spectator remembers card and its position from top ten cards, Klondike shuffleInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 746
Roger Smith Mental Reverse Five five cards, spectator thinks of one, it is predicted on cardboard and has odd backRelated to Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 5
Roy Walton Kangaroo position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal, non-faro methodInspired by Epilogue (Issue 24) 232
Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon The Ross Simplified 2-6-4 Inspired by Magic With Faucett Ross 209
Jack Avis Focal Point II one of ten, OOSOOMInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 9) 977
Edward Marlo Mental Power #2 card and position are thought of but named Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 56
Edward Marlo Under a Spell spelling cards from a shuffled deck with think a card kicker Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 43
Paul Harris Think of a Card one of about twentyVariations The Magic of Paul Harris 45
Eddie Fields 5-Card Ad Infinitum Routine Divine thought of selection from five cards, three phases The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 89
Nick Trost Kings and Blanks Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 34
Murray Bonfeld Sympathetic Perception five (mental) selections, deck shuffled and dealt into three piles, all selections end up in one pile Faro Concepts 32
Allan Ackerman Double Reverse one card is thought of half the pack Here's My Card 60
Allan Ackerman Dropping A Card forcing "any" card in peek position, thought of touch Here's My Card 57
Allan Ackerman The Super Cut thought from hand spread Here's My Card 53
Roy Walton Next one of three cards thought-of, it is stabbed to (or the stabbing card)Inspired by
  • trick in "The Magic Book" (Fulves)
The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1174
Edward Marlo Direct Statement Mental Disclosure one of six Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 305
Ted Biet, Alex Elmsley Pres"sure" Location inferior handlingInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 181
Unknown To tell one without confederacy what card he thinks of. one of three, Richard Kaufman's transcription of Reginald Scot's card section CardMagic 65
Juan Tamariz Black Days seven black cards, selected one found, rest changes red Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 7) 705
Paul Harris The Acapulco Thinker of about fifteen cards, P.U.S.H. switch Close-up Entertainer 143
Edward Marlo A Tip for Mental Over Physical Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 13
Edward Marlo Mental Over Physical spectator stops at thought-of card, four methods, ungaffed and duplicatesRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 209
Frank Garcia Three to One spectator thinks of an ace, either it is found or the other aces change to other cards Exclusive Card Miracles 33
Kevin Davie Gaspers Galore thought of card is located, wrong card changes to selected one Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 4) 826
Roy Walton End Game Plus spectator puts four different sized groups of cards on the corresponding cards Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 7) 872
Walt Lees Even Break one of two,gambling presentationInspired by Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 7) 873
Bob Hummer Double Thought two cards are located, edge marked deck with razor blade (1941) Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 18
Bob Hummer Thotograhy spectator remembers card and its position from top ten cards, Klondike shuffle, marked key card with needle scratchVariations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 25
Bob Hummer Thoto one card location, cards marked with pin behind backVariations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 36
Jeff Busby Thotography II Inspired byRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 93
Karl Fulves The Peek at the Princess one of five in pack Side Steal 56
Greg Otto Muffled one of nine cards is though of, it vanishes and reappears face up in packet Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 4) 479
Edward Marlo Ma Bell Ringers Marlo's "Telephone Test" from Ibidem #11
three phases, over phone or in other room
The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 20
Danny Korem, Edward Marlo Korem Variation of Telephone Test based on Marlo's "Telephone Test" from Ibidem #11, four phasesInspired by The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 22
Ken Krenzel Spring Thought card is thought of during spring flourish Best of Friends 221
Edward Marlo Blind Mentalism groups of cards are shown, then thought-of card named, faro, extension of Ibidem trick Marlo without Tears 154
Edward Marlo Think-a-card Peek Force spectator thinks of a card while performer riffles through them, psychological force Marlo's Plus Package 39
Roberto Giobbi, Theodore Annemann A Card to be Thought About one of three thought ofInspired by Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 12) 1152
Charles (Chuck) Kohrs Brainstorm though of card predicted in bag, using cloth bag with cards printed on it, two handlings Bertram on Sleight of Hand 243
Karl Fulves Girl Thots two spectators think of a card from a half-deck each, they're found in indirect way by removing a card and showing that the card is missing, two siamesa decksInspired by After Jordan 8
Edward Marlo Streamlined Discernment Idea one out of three, but apparently out of 6, OOSOOMRelated to Marlo without Tears 65
Edward Marlo Mental Spell spelled to thought-of card card Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 242
Dai Vernon Diamond Mental ace - queen of diamonds is thought of and revealed, multiple out Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 122
Ken Krenzel Post Hoc Miracle thought from half the deck, a bit strange procedure, miscallingInspired by The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 106
John Aukes The Four Card Trick Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 4) 1200
Philip T. Goldstein Think a Card Restriction subtle Thequal 2
Philip T. Goldstein Out of Sorts thought-of card (from eight) found and named with back turned Thequal 5
Stephen Tucker Scanner Card thought of from packet of eight cards, cards slowly eliminated until thought of card is leftInspired by
  • "Scanner Count" (Karl Fulves, Talon, Sept 1979)
Related to
The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 22
Dai Vernon Mental Five one of five, using pressure fan hideoutRelated to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 25, 26 & 27) 243
Barrie Richardson Less Is More mixed with the gestalt of the 21 card trick Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 10) 1287
Unknown Lifesaver one of five (1937) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 29
Unknown Think of It! one out of five, travels to pocket (1937) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 17
Bert Allerton Magnetic Thought credit informationRelated toAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 18
Frederick Braue Cardetection sixteen cards, some face-up some face-down, performer and spectator think of one, both found, eight double facers and eight double backers (1944) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 4
Frederick Braue One-in-Four makes use of "Slydini Ace Move" The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 19
Larry Jennings Double Think half pack, card reverse themselfes The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 243
Steve Beam Jinxed with five piles, with indicator cardInspired byRelated toVariations The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 213
Doug Edwards Double Thought Reading thought-of number and card are divined by performer, Ten-Ace set-up Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 11) 1424
Doug Edwards Son of DTR "Double Thought Reading", key cards Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 11) 1425
Frisbie Saunders Location by the Numbers counting thing, intersting The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 127
Bruce Cervon Visibility Zero OOS - OOM Variation The Cervon File 171
Jerry K. Hartman Transmental sort of "Twisted Sisters" ungaffed Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 5) 1493
Dai Vernon, Larry Jennings Out of Sight and Mind II one of twelve, riffle shuffle set up handling The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 32
Dai Vernon Two-Six-Four Royale any court card The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 44
Edward Marlo The Mindreading Faro performer cuts to thought of card, using incomplete double faro condition, see also page 219 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 215
Edward Marlo Note on the Mind Reading Faro see The Mindreading Faro on page 215 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 219
Edward Marlo Spectator Cuts to a Thought spectator cuts at thought of card, one out of fourRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 173
Bruce Cervon Thought-of Card to Pocket one of thirteen The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 167
Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Spelling progressive set up The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 xvii
Dr. Jacob Daley Interlocking Setup ten cards The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 187
Jerry Sadowitz No Questions Asked Out Of Sight Out Of Mind - version, six possibilitiesVariations Cards on the Table 34
Jerry Sadowitz Pre-determined Estimation using five-card-packet, the spectator cuts only in two possible places, following three routines are using itRelated to Cards on the Table 84
Brother John Hamman Sealed-Room Mystery thought-of card into sealed envelope, thought of with strange procedure ("opposite suit and opposite sex...")Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 61
Brother John Hamman Opposite Pockets chosen and thought-of card are named, no-touch, weird thought-of procedure, partial stackVariations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 75
Brother John Hamman Magic Box four thought-of cards (one of each suit) appear in card caseVariations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 77
Brother John Hamman Four-Pocket Mirror performer removes mates of four thought of cards (verbally restricted) after they are removed by spectators The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 79
Edward Marlo Invisible Thought Transfer card thought of from ten-card packet vanishes, reappears in odd-backed deck, partial roughing, three methods So Soon? 36
Edward Marlo Invisible Face Transfer five double backed cards shown, one of five other cards thought of, face transfers to one of the double backers So Soon? 41
Roger Crosthwaite Faro Follow-Ups one out of four, kicker four-of-a-kind production, Si Stebbins & faros Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 12) 1999
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Discerned Data odd-backed Mental Discernment, OOSOOM, one of nine, posed as problem Prototype 23
Juan Tamariz Black Days seven black cards, selected one found, rest changes red Sonata 109
Bob King The Faro Knows one from 26, interesting Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13, No. 10) 1847
Ken Krenzel Reversed Decision performer turns over card thought of by spectator Close-up Impact! 82
Edward Marlo Streamlined Mental Disclosure one out of fourRelated to That's It 38
Alex Elmsley A Double Prediction two cards, progressive spelling set-up, one-ahead, sixteenth card principleVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 311
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-dealRelated toAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 314
Alex Elmsley Mathematics and Mentalism clever presentation comparing mathematical methods with real mindreading, reverse faroRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 378
John Bannon Outer Limits spectator cuts off half the deck and thinks of any number card, fishingRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 51
Edward Marlo Think Theory spectator cuts at thought-of card, one out of two or fourRelated to The Olram File (Issue 9) 11
Richard Vollmer Talk To Me eight card PacketInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 2) 2031
Gary Plants No Way Out thought of card is located The Minotaur (Vol. 4, No. 2) 1
Bob Farmer Overcon two cards thought of from fanned deck and then divined New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 2) 19
Frederick Braue The Card You Took eight cards, progressive spelling, using Braue Memorized Deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 3
Frederick Braue The Thought Stealer one of six cards, progressive spelling, using Braue Memorized Deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 4
Frederick Braue, Dai Vernon Vernon Plus Braue thought-of cards from eight-card packet found via a spelling and down-under procedureRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 4
Edward Marlo Reverse-Count Backward Faro from sixteen-card packet, reverse faro elimination The Olram File (Issue 16) 1
Jack Avis Eight Bytes Is Enough thought card revealed with eight-card-packet as computerInspired by Simplicity at Your Fingertips 32
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Routine with Joe Stuthard's Trilby Deck - Part Two edited reprint from Brooke's magazine "Routine" (1950), Triumph with End Strippers, two selections (one only thought of) from two piles end up next to each other New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 5) 12
Unknown よんぶんのいちの奇跡 (Quarter Miracle) Card location from a packet of 16 cards, involves down-under deals, eliminate until one card left Larry Jennings's Card Technique 84
Alex Elmsley Brainweave Ackerman's Opener Las Vegas Kardma 100
Tom Daugherty Under your Spell one card is thought of Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 2) 2326
Andrew Galloway Reflected Thought Variations Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 3) 2334
Alex Elmsley Brainweave ungaffed handling of BrainwaveVariationsAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 338
John Northern Hilliard Mental Discovery of Four Cards four spectators from a group of eight cards More Greater Magic 1216
Tom Bowyer Tom Bowyer's Trick one of five cards, multiple out More Greater Magic 1237
Paul Rosini Paul Rosini's Spelling Trick with a Mentally Chosen Card progressive set-up More Greater Magic 1205
John Northern Hilliard Hilliard's Spelling Trick with a Mentally Chosen Card progressive set-up More Greater Magic 1205
Al Saal Addition to Commander Slayton's Spelling Trick Related to More Greater Magic 1225
Allan Ackerman An Added Dimension card thought of from bank, cards dealt out and then divined Wednesday Nights 23
Karl Fulves Dextral Draw spectator thinks of card in five-card-packet Crooked Tales 53
Karl Fulves Odd Number Theory five odd-valued cards, one thought of and performer removes four cards from pocket that are missing thought-of card to complete straight flush Crooked Tales 54
Doug Canning Jinxed Variation Inspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 967
Karl Norman Pick One Out in Your Mind - Think of a Card 2 spectator thinks of a card, performer sticks a card to his forhead, it is the chosen card. 40 Years at the Forks 13
Karl Norman Card Routine for the Bar - including Think of a Card 1 thought-of card to pocket, signed card under glass 40 Years at the Forks 9
Jean Hugard, Roberto Giobbi, Arthur Finley Thought Stealer spectator spells name of his thought of card, progressive set-upInspired by Card College - Volume 1 49
David Regal Driving A Person Mental to be done in a car, suit predicted Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 4) 2631
Harry Lorayne All Four One four spectator each think of one of four cards Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 6) 2653
Paul Harris Think of a Card one of about twenty The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 67
Ray Kosby, Paul Harris Deep Thought one of about twenty The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 71
Michael Skinner A Needle in a Haystack joker placed next to thought-of card under challenge conditions, thirteen extra cards behind back Classic Sampler 74
Karl Fulves M & M "manipulative & mathematical", one spectator thinks of card in eight-card group, faros Blocking Off 86
James Swain Clue murderer and victim from twelve-card packet divined, thought of with strange procedure ("opposite suit and opposite sex...")Inspired by Miracles with Cards 7
James Swain Anastasia one of five cards thought of, vanishes and reappears in pocketInspired by Miracles with Cards 152
Jerry K. Hartman Feinting Spell Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 1) 2743
Allan Ackerman Another Anyone Anywhere thought of card's position predicted, then spectator divines position of performer's card, partial memorized deck and prediction pocket index (twelve items) I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 53
Karl Fulves Skeleton Crew four kings in one case, four jacks in another, king thought of, performer transfers one in jacks case, it's thought-of one and gets a big hole in the middle The Vampire Papers 105
Karl Fulves The Optioned Future seven piles formed, spectator thinks of one in the pile that matches the week day he is born in, divined and predictedRelated to
  • "Psychorama" (Grant & Schwartz, More Self Working Card Tricks)
Day For Any Date 31
John Luka Simple Arithmetic II four variations, using a three-spotInspired by L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 73
Alex Elmsley Brainweave ungaffed handling of Brainwave, updated handlingAlso published here Alex Is At It Again 20
Frederick Braue, Dai Vernon Vernon Plus Braue only introduction for trick in referenceRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 15
Larry Jennings The Cut Ruse two handlings, same as Sadowitz item from referenceRelated to Jennings '67 82
James Swain Psychic Poker one of eight-card packet, using Maven's "Binary Cut Sorting Process" 21st Century Card Magic 29
Allan Ackerman The General Card three spectators think of a card, three cards selected, not thought-of cards, but change into themRelated to Classic Handlings 11
Joshua Jay Triple Thought-of Card Magicians divine two thought-of cards without any questions or fishing Magic Atlas 66
Chuck Smith The Regular Reverse Fan double fan application Tools Of The Trade 14
Chuck Smith Let's Fish free from a third of the deck Tools Of The Trade 59
Philip T. Goldstein The Thinking Cardman one of five cards from a shuffled deck is remembered, then shuffled back and when the card is names the card is instantly produced with one handInspired by Northeast 5
Philip T. Goldstein The Thinking Cardman one of five cards from a shuffled deck is remembered, then shuffled back and when the card is names the card is instantly produced with one handInspired by OCMC Notes 4
Jörg Alexander Weber Dreimal Unmöglich three-card challenge location, one thought-of from a sectionInspired by ZauberKunstStücke - Band 1 42
David Berglas Think of a Card Plus spectator spreads the cards and thinks of one The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 524
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Four Kings card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, 3 matching cards found, then assembly, 4 double facers Hofzinser's Card Tricks 68
Karl Fulves Domination Of Thought #2 card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card Hofzinser's Card Tricks 76
Philip T. Goldstein The Thinking Cardman one of five cards from a shuffled deck is remembered, then shuffled back and when the card is names the card is instantly produced with one handInspired by Flaunting Five Fanciful Formulae 4
David Berglas Think of a Card from a fan, also with faro fan The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 518
Al Baker The Finger Knows - And Tells one of five The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 511
Al Baker Albakerdabra princess like, using ten divided cards The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 529
Al Baker Another Card-Finding Stunt using memory The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 681
Al Baker Mental Card Location mathematical calculation with value and suit The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 721
Al Baker Three Card Trick one of three The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 751
Roberto Giobbi, Dai Vernon Mind- and Sightless OOSOOM Card College - Volume 5 1318
Jay Sankey, Stewart James Mental Breakdown Spectator thinks of a card from a fan of six random cards, magician divines it (Princess Card Trick type of ending) Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 58
Philip T. Goldstein The Thinking Cardman