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Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see name index for attributionRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Theodore Annemann Telepathy Plus written question and name are divined ends with a picture duplicationRelated to Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 13
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Psychic Writing appearing writing on paper card answers questionRelated toVariations Mental Bargain Effects 4
Theodore Annemann On the Wire random person phoned, name divinedRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 137
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tearRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 165
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writerRelated to You'd be Surprised 20
Theodore Annemann Wired Thought any person is phoned and asked to name a card, predicted by performer, indexRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 201
Norman Ashworth Before your Eyes message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 203
Dai Vernon The Five Card Mental Force Related toVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 30
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writingRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 249
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown The Three of Clubs card on table turns out to be any card named, different switchesRelated toVariations Greater Magic 327
Robert Parrish Synchronism performer removes a card openly from blue deck, despite free choice spectator selects same from red deck, forcing deck and interesting deck switchesVariations Do That Again! 32
L. Vosburgh Lyons Graphology spectators write on paper cards, performer assigns them correctly, pseudo-psychometryRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 74) 493
Dr. Jacob Daley Two Cards in Fear two spectators stab two knives in deck wrapped in newspaperRelated toVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 543
Theodore Annemann Weird Wire medium phoned and tells one out of five designs, selected cards and wordVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 89) 558
Sid Lorraine Idea of 40,000 Words dictionary test, whole in bookRelated toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 131) 751
Stewart James Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happensRelated toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 766
Otis Manning The Ghost of a Chance billet switching box, Q&ARelated toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 137) 781
Shaman Cagliostro's Spectacles spectator puts on special glasses when the cards are spread in front of him, he names all of the selectionsInspired by
  • an idea of DeLands, credit reference on page 191
Related to
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 185
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
Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number forceRelated toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 313
Jerry Sorensen No Swami in envelope, slitVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 93) 377
Paul Curry Out Of This Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a bookRelated toAlso published here Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 20
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methodsRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 108) 433
Robert Fairthorne The Malkin voodoo effect, two paper dolls are rolled up and pinched with a needle, at the same placesRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 130) 521
Billy McComb William's Hot Book flames from a bookRelated to The First Book of William 32
George Blake Time Will Tell with Full Hunter Pocket Watch, gaffedRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 144) 578
Dai Vernon Mental Card Miracle card is put in pocketRelated toVariations Stars of Magic (Vol. 5, No. 3) 80
George B. Anderson Getting the Impression questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowlVariations It Must Be Mindreading 15
Hen Fetsch Simulacrum spectator pushes needle through doll, performer knows where, voodooRelated to The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 236) 942
Hen Fetsch Date Man Duplication day on calendar sheet is encircled, divinationVariations The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 238) 952
Bob Somerfeld Centear movie presentation, ruse for tearing the paperRelated to Mind Reader's Digest 6
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
Ray Hyman Concepts Never Die center tear handlingVariations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 266) 1062
Stewart Judah, Max Malini The Divertisements of Stewart Judah - Variation of Mutus Nomen
- on flesh color point for gimmicks (Malini anecdote)
- on the Paper Snapper
- Cigar Vanish
- Malini's Adhering Cigar
Related toVariations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 319) 82
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methodsRelated toAlso published here The Best in Magic 203
Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 162
Tony Corinda (7) Corinda's "Money Box" coins in box are removed, performer names amount and dates on the coins, electronic versionRelated toVariations Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 150
Tony Corinda (14) The Prophesy card is selected and predicted in a letterVariations Predictions 119
Tony Corinda, Al Koran Centre Tear (One Hand Variation) Related to Billets 171
Tony Corinda, Theodore Annemann The Crossword Puzzle page marked with big X, word in center memorized and page tornRelated to Book Tests 211
Tony Corinda, Robert Harbin Ultra-Modern Mentalism prediction of a word, with tape recorder and assistantRelated to Book Tests 215
Unknown The Red Card Prediction ten cards, selected one is different to the otherRelated toAlso published here Card Tricks 326
Loel Nelson Spirit Kisses spectators feel kisses in the darkVariations More Miracles in Mentalism 20
Rupert Gilbert Precognition sixteen designs on a board, number is chosen and selected design has already been predictedRelated to Magic of the Mind 86
Thomas Alan Waters Addenda to "Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfoldedInspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 360) 269
Thomas Alan Waters Subliminal Imagery with Ishihara color plates, spectator sees a correct number where he cannot see oneAlso published here The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 355) 247
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Thomas Alan Waters Mathematically Inclined ten digits used for longer calculation, result instantly seen by performer, for credit discussion see referenceRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 54
Karl Fulves Little Albert any word from any book, written in red on business card, then named word in blue on other business card, they matchInspired byRelated to
  • p. 76 for title explanation
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 63
Bruce Cervon Triangle Card Trick card version, final value predictedRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 88
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallionRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Harry Lorayne, Thomas Alan Waters The Card Pyramid mathematical layout of spot cards, end result is predicted, for Waters credit see referenceRelated to Deck-Sterity 45
Alan Brown Future Ghost cards thought-of and not removed from deck, one-way faces or edge-marks or one-way crimp, see also p. 373 and p. 684Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 11) 357
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
Paul Curry Cider! with extra card (double jonah)Variations Paul Curry Presents 28
Stephen Minch Towering Prediction cards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from a tape recorderRelated to The Book of Thoth 31
Stephen Minch Fortunes of a Wise Fool based on an idea by Ed Mellon, matrix forceRelated toVariations The Book of Thoth 41
Philip T. Goldstein Four-sided Triangle card is thought of before the show, it matches prediction and selection of a second spectatorVariations The Red Book of Mentalism 5
Al Mann The Improvisitor impromptu version of Baker's center tear, in depth explanationRelated to The Apodosis 7
Philip T. Goldstein Contrasting Prediction red/blue double backerRelated to Notions 5
Thomas Alan Waters Introduction on uniqueness in presentation Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 3
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
Thomas Alan Waters Tryptrych spectator puts an object in the left and one in the right pocket, one remains on the table and performer names the locations of the three objects, gimmick Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 9
Thomas Alan Waters On the Button three objects in different pockets, location is revealed, gimmick Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 12
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight I with Himber Wallet Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 16
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight II with I.D. Case model of Himber Wallet Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 18
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowlInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 20
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions II questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowlInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 22
Thomas Alan Waters Clippoline Albert Spackman's "Clip Line" meets Clippo Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 25
Thomas Alan Waters Unknown Power tape cassette with headline prediction onRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 28
Thomas Alan Waters Synchroincidence two decks, same card is selected, red/blueInspired byRelated toVariations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 31
Thomas Alan Waters Vespers one of five ESP cards is put in spectators pocket and divined Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 34
Thomas Alan Waters, Stanley Collins Framedown ideas on the Stanley Collins "Color Counting Frame"Related to
  • Stanley Collins' "Deceptive Conceptions in Magic" p. 63.
  • Rupert Gilbert's "Precognition" in "The Gen", Vol.7, Nr. 1, 1951
  • Louis Histed's "Arabian Prediction in "Abra" Vol. 37, Nr. 959, 1964
  • Precognition (Rupert Gilbert, 1960)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 37
Thomas Alan Waters The Psychic Coercion of the Interrupted Schoolboy slate in envelope, first the name of a card appears then a number, flap, Mental Masterpiece gimmick, chalk band-writerRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 41
Thomas Alan Waters Cross Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 46
Bob Hummer Hummer's Magic Carpet divination of a four letter word from a list, with handkerchief and alphabet cards (1945)Related to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 25
Karl Fulves Mathematical 3-Card Monte Variations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 59
Thomas Alan Waters The Double Routine different routines, based on the same handling, on indexes and pocket writing Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 180
Thomas Alan Waters No. 1: Great Minds Still Think Alike spectator writes a number on a piece of paper, performer writes the same down Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 181
Thomas Alan Waters No. 2: On the Wired Thought random person phoned, name divined and the person names a year which is divined too, combination of two Annemann effectsRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 3: The Prediction Reading for one person, stock answer index to basic questions Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 4: Card Reading card prediction, with tarot or playing cards, in context of a reading Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 5: Name Coincidence both write down the same name Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 184
Thomas Alan Waters Additional Notes variations and ideas on the switch, pocket writing and indexes Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 184
Thomas Alan Waters Geometear two objects are written on two pieces of paper, one is selected and the word divinedRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 184
Thomas Alan Waters Trinkle birthday and zodiac are written on paper and divinedInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 186
Thomas Alan Waters Afterword Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 189
Thomas Alan Waters Addendum on Maurice Fogel and mentalism Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 189
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 192
Thomas Alan Waters Introduction on three phase predictions Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 49
Thomas Alan Waters Tridex Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 53
Thomas Alan Waters Booka triple prediction, three words from the same book, gaffed Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 54
Thomas Alan Waters More on the Classic Triple Prediction Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 55
Basil Horwitz The Challenge Book Test spectator takes any book and choses any word, which he writes on a blank card, word is divinedRelated to The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz 9
Thomas Alan Waters, Jack Avis The Occultear secretly tearing the center
- Writing Materials
- The Area of Writings
- The Fold
- The Tear
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 171
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 1 (Close-Up) q&a for one person Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 174
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 2 (Close-Up) handling variationRelated to
  • C. L. Boarde's "Question and Answer, Variation C" in "Mainly Mental, Vol. One" p.78
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 175
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine answer appears on slate, Double-Locking Addition Slate Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 176
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 3 (Stage) with a bulldog clip Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 177
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine (With Dobrin Slate) flap to hide center Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 178
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
Thomas Alan Waters Concluding Remarks Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 179
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 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 Cross Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 68
Thomas Alan Waters Trionic three phases
- card is seen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- card is unseen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- prediction of a selected card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 71
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 86
Thomas Alan Waters Omnimancy essay on fortunetelling, Q&A, cold reading Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 89
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is givenRelated to
  • T. A. Waters in "Genii" Vol. 28, No. 1, 1963
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 99
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy II question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is given, different handling Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 101
Thomas Alan Waters MuTarot Mutus Nomen with tarot cards, start for a reading with several peopleRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 103
Thomas Alan Waters MuTwo ten spectators write initials and a word on half of a business card, Mutus Nomen, start for a reading Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 106
Thomas Alan Waters IndexRay spectator writes word and initials on folded card, start for a reading Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 108
Thomas Alan Waters Palmystic muscle reading technique, hidden as palmistryRelated to
  • William W. Larsen Sr.'s "The Dr. Q Simplicity Mindreading Act"
  • Al Baker's "The Finger Knows - and Tells" in Al Flosso's "Our Mysteries", p.9.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 110
Thomas Alan Waters Coda on fortunetelling, cold reading and mentalism Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 112
Thomas Alan Waters Suggested Reading general publications suggested for fortunetellers Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 113
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 114
Thomas Alan Waters Psychometry on psychometry and presenting mentalism Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 117
Thomas Alan Waters Presentation essay on presentation for psychometry
- Selling the Psychometry Effect
- Performance Situations - Good and Bad
- How Many Items?
- Single Object Readings
- Concealed Items (Unknown Objects, Known Objects)
- Blindfolds
- Locating the Participants
- The Psychometry Act
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 121
Thomas Alan Waters General Technique - Object-Reading (Deduction & Observation)
- Object-Linking (Marking Systems)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 131
Thomas Alan Waters Eraser's Edge method to mark an envelope Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 137
Thomas Alan Waters Stampede method to mark an envelope Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 137
Thomas Alan Waters Post Facto method to mark an envelope Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 137
Thomas Alan Waters Cornered method to mark an envelope Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 137
Thomas Alan Waters Branded method to distinguish different envelopes Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 137
Thomas Alan Waters Printsiple objects are wrapped in pieces of newspaper Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 138
Thomas Alan Waters Seequence objects wrapped in paper and scotch tape Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 138
Thomas Alan Waters PsychomeTryst card is put in envelope as well, system to relate the envelopes to the owner Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 138
Thomas Alan Waters Bagatelle special bag to distinguish form, shape and object without opening it Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 140
Thomas Alan Waters Tray Chic objects are collected on a tray, performer is blindfolded Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 141
Thomas Alan Waters Quantum with business cards and the Quantimental stand Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 141
Thomas Alan Waters Subsidiary Technique - Locating the Participants
- The Last Two Items
- Clipboard Readings
- Combinations with other Effects
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 143
Thomas Alan Waters Ringkle combining Psychometry and Ring Flight, other ideas what could happen with the objects Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 146
Thomas Alan Waters Miscellaneous Notes - With A Medium
- In The Dark (in a Seance)
- Trayce (method to see in the dark)
- GiveAway Collecting Box (by Edmund Rowland)
- Contact Mindreading)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 147
Thomas Alan Waters Afterword Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 149
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 150
Thomas Alan Waters Scrypt on Billet Technique and Maurice Fogel Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 153
Thomas Alan Waters Switches Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 157
Thomas Alan Waters Hand to Hand No. 1 with a paper clip Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 157
Thomas Alan Waters Hand to Hand No. 2 with a paper clip Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 158
Thomas Alan Waters Pad Switches billet switches with the aid of a pad
- The Takeaway
- The Tearaway
- The Flipaway
- Bill-ette
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 158
Thomas Alan Waters Mechanical Switches - Padded (with Wax)
- Flipover Wallets
Related to
  • C. L. Boarde's "Mainly Mental: Vol. One"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 160
Thomas Alan Waters Steals - Annemann's steal from a cup
- Jack Yates' steal from a cup with a paper clip and a magnet
- Annemann's steal from an envelope with a thumb tip
- other ideas by T. A. Waters
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 163
Thomas Alan Waters Center-Tear analysis and handlingRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 166
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Deckalogue by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 1) 21
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Grymwyr by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 1) 22
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Octasm by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 1) 24
Thomas Alan Waters Deckalogue on playing cards in mentalism Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 195
Thomas Alan Waters Clubble stopped at and thought of card are foundInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 197
Philip T. Goldstein, Thomas Alan Waters Nomen Omen Mutus Nomen using Tarot cardsRelated to Silentwe 3
Thomas Alan Waters Daisection thought of card is put in pocket, inspired by VernonRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 200
Thomas Alan Waters Talismanacle spectator selects a card, presentation with ring or amulet which is able to pick ab vibrations from the card
- Variation One: Memorized Deck
- Variation Two: Stripper Pack
- Variation Two-and-a-Half: Stripper Pack
- Variation Three: Stripper Pack
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 203
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Book Test by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 2) 93
Thomas Alan Waters Decideal outcome is predictedInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 206
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Newspaper Test by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 2) 94
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Symbol Test by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 2) 95
Thomas Alan Waters Imposition assistant does not have to know the stackInspired by
  • Spaulding's "Audience Rapport" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 22, No. 7. P.21.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 209
Thomas Alan Waters Hoydle spectator remove their cards later from the deck Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 212
Thomas Alan Waters Automaticard spectator turns a card over behind his back, a second spectator is blindfolded and by automatic writing on a slate divines the card Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 214
Thomas Alan Waters Twinkey named card is shuffled face up in the deck, same card is reversed in second pack and the card above the reversed card is the same as well as in the shuffled pack Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 216
Thomas Alan Waters Tetrance prediction in envelope in wallet Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 218
Thomas Alan Waters Coincideck two decks, three cards from one deck are put face up at random places into other deck, next to the same cards Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 220
Thomas Alan Waters Insight Straight performer takes one card out and puts a poker chip on it, then sixteen cards are laid out in a matrix and a spectator can put four chips on cards, those four cards added to the card put away earlier form a straight Ten-AceInspired by
  • Larry Becker's "The Little Black Book" in "Mentalism for Magicians"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 222
Thomas Alan Waters Matrix Number Force with cardsRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 223
Thomas Alan Waters Seller's Markcut prediction in index card is in a window envelope, spectator selects a card which comes in the envelope too, then the deck is shuffled and cut and the performer names a card, he puts the envelope somewhere in the deck, under it is the named card and the prediction inside matches the card chosen earlier Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 226
Thomas Alan Waters Envelope Card Switch Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 227
Thomas Alan Waters, Bill Murata Waikikut spectator cuts third on table, next third face up on it and the rest on top, spectator decides which cards performer has to divine, face up card or two face down cards, Bill Murata's Waikiki Location Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 231
Thomas Alan Waters Narrowzarrow simplifying the shuffle with narrow short cards Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 232
Thomas Alan Waters Outstrip envelope, two-way out, holding card back by stripper principle Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 232
Thomas Alan Waters Choption cards with words, selection is predicted, Velleda principle Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 321
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 236
Thomas Alan Waters Wheelie forcing a number with a roulette wheel Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 324
Thomas Alan Waters Grymwyr on bizarre magick Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 238
Thomas Alan Waters Flipout prepared Himber Wallet for prediction and as a peek wallet Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 327
Thomas Alan Waters SOREcery blister appears on thought of finger Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 245
Thomas Alan Waters Selectrick typewriter rings bell on command Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 330
Al Mann The Clip Line variation on Albert Spackman's "Clip Line"Inspired byRelated to Six Columns 20
Thomas Alan Waters Pinance doll drawn on paper is pinched by a needle performer divines whereInspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 247
Thomas Alan Waters Revelleda spectator writes a word on a board with a Velleda pen, the word is then erased and divined by the performer Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 332
Thomas Alan Waters Billet Switch on Needle Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 248
Thomas Alan Waters Thinky seven glass vials in envelopes, spectator finds the one filled with inkInspired by
  • Orville Meyer's "Think Ink" in "Magic in the Modern Manner"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 334
Thomas Alan Waters Elementeerie the four elements are written on a slate by spectator and the slate put in an envelope, three elements are chosen and found to be crossed out on the slate, clear flap Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 251
Thomas Alan Waters, Philip T. Goldstein Anagramarye selected word from a text is divined, with ABC cardsInspired by
  • Sam Schwartz' "Anagramatic" in "Linking Ring", Vol. 43, No.1. 1963
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 336
Thomas Alan Waters Pastell past life presentation for a Swami Test, no methodRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 254
Thomas Alan Waters Keynow combination of Koran's "Gold Medallion" and "Flying Ring", message on keyInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 342
Thomas Alan Waters (P)ocean amulet in water bottle with names held behind, sinks and rests in front of the dead name Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 257
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 347
Thomas Alan Waters Alexicon name of named dead person appears on card, four ABC cards, spelling "DEAD"Inspired by
  • Alex Elmsley's "What Card?"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 260
Thomas Alan Waters Hallowgram name of dead celebrity appears on one of four ABC cards, one side of the cards spells "DEAD" the other "NAME"Inspired by
  • Alex Elmsley's "What Card?"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 263
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaxis medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectatorInspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 265
Thomas Alan Waters Mailefactor postcard with picture of the performer is sent to spectator, when he receives the card, the picture is goneInspired by
  • Tony Shiels' "The Man Who Was Not There" in "Magick", No.86. 1973
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 269
Thomas Alan Waters Amorte sitter in seance feels as getting a kissInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 272
Thomas Alan Waters Pointalism a knife is stabbed in tarot book and one in a tarot deck, page describes card Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 274
Thomas Alan Waters Tarotate a knife is stabbed in tarot book and suspended by two fingers of two spectators, tarot deck is dealt and on some point the book and knife turn, the deal is stopped and the card matches the tarot card described in the book Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 277
Thomas Alan Waters Quintasense some tarot cards are selected via the matrix force, reading, written on paper matches the selected cardsInspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 279
Thomas Alan Waters Chronomadic "impromptu" seance at staged party, picture transforms and guest vanishes Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 282
Thomas Alan Waters Keystome book with lock Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 287
Thomas Alan Waters Chromantic with different colored talismans, to find out what question sitter has Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 287
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 Shelfish book switch in shelfRelated to
  • J. F. Orrin in "Magic Wand" No. 195. 1942. P.145.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 288
Thomas Alan Waters Backhand switching an object behind a cloth, fake third hand Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 289
Thomas Alan Waters Pentally on stacking Tarot cards Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 290
Thomas Alan Waters Demon Key demon appears in the dark, monkey Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 290
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-References Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 292
Thomas Alan Waters Octasm on mentalism Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 292
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 Adamsmyth blank cards with numbers on both sides, two spectator's think of one each, total is divinedRelated to
  • Sidney Lawrence's "It's In Your Pocket" in "Ten Self Working Card Tricks"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 300
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 Blackard fair single card prediction, in glass in front of the blackboard Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 311
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 Indivasion envelope for two outs Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 317
Thomas Alan Waters Outlander Inspired by
  • Gene Grant's "Phantini's Mental Key" p. 22.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 319
Thomas Alan Waters Psychl Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 481
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 Namewave Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 487
Thomas Alan Waters Janussum two person write down a number, sum prediction on a slate (Rashomon Principle) Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 489
Thomas Alan Waters Alpharoah word prediction with ABC cards, two variations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 491
Thomas Alan Waters Trancescript approach to Q&A Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 493
Thomas Alan Waters Handbook five ESP cards are insert in a book, performer is blindfolded and five spectator select a card each and put them in the pocket, all cards are divined Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 496
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 Hexchange inside pocketRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 501
Thomas Alan Waters 4ce with cards and boxesRelated to
  • George P. Sanderson's "The Feminine Influence" in "Right Under Their Noses"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 504
Thomas Alan Waters Psychographitti four routines where writings or pictures appear on alphabet cards
- Cardworm
- Meow
- Velleda Baby
- Blast-Off
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 507
Thomas Alan Waters Symbo-Chart off beat revelation of a chosen ESP sign, 1089 force Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 510
Thomas Alan Waters Quindary cards with words on it are selected and divined Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 512
Thomas Alan Waters RoTarot tarot card is selected and divined Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 513
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
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 519
Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 1: The Book Test Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 351
Thomas Alan Waters Riffle No. 1 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 353
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 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, Richard Himber Peekquivalent spectator hold envelope with prediction, synonyms Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 367
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, Tony Corinda, Tom Sellers Dubbook x is marked somewhere in the book, then a page is torn and again a x drawn on it, two words are divined, one by telepathy and one by clairvoyanceInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 373
Thomas Alan Waters Miscellanea book test ideasRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 376
Thomas Alan Waters SideSidAl combination of Lorraine's and Baker's book testsRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 376
Thomas Alan Waters Final Notes general notes on book tests Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 378
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 380
Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test torn newspaper, prediction of words, general comments Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test) 383
Thomas Alan Waters Duplicities prediction on slate, several methods to add duplicate force pieces and switching pieces Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test) 385
Thomas Alan Waters, Edmund Rowland, Fred Lowe, Robert Harbin X-Positions page is torn in 16 parts and a piece selected, analysis , ideas on headline predictionsRelated to
  • Edmund Rowland in Warlock's "Pentagram" Vol, 7. No.2. P. 11.
  • Fred Lowe in "New Pentagram" Vol. 4, No. 1. P.1.
  • Robert Harbin in "Abra" Vol.7, No. 181. P. 387.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test) 392
Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 407
Thomas Alan Waters Parity two cards divined, symbol cards / picture cards Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 409
Thomas Alan Waters Grayven 32 design cards, divination, sound reading and gray code Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 413
Thomas Alan Waters Graydation cards with pictures and words are selected and divined Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 416
Thomas Alan Waters Grayce spectator selects one picture card, which is divined later Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 418
Thomas Alan Waters, Bob Hummer Grayze divination of a card, five cards on the table, covered with a handkerchiefRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 420
Thomas Alan Waters Trisonic design cards, three are divinedInspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 424
Thomas Alan Waters Pairception symbol chart with 25 designs, designs are selected and divined Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 427
Thomas Alan Waters Chartruse divination, symbol chart is foldedInspired by
  • Tom Sellers' "Silent Thought Reading" in "The Gen" Vol.11, No.2. P.52.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 430
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 Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 437
Thomas Alan Waters Cardiact on cards and mentalism Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 523
Thomas Alan Waters Pierception with box, thought of card Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 527
Thomas Alan Waters Attaploy cards put in breast pocket, with Jack Hughes' Attaboy Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 530
Thomas Alan Waters Hallmark shuffled deck, spectator thinks of a card she sees, card is divined Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 533
Philip T. Goldstein, Alex Elmsley Q&AVM Inspired byRelated to Thequal 9
Thomas Alan Waters Disposition two decks in one box, thin cards Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 535
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 540
Thomas Alan Waters Mynd Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 543
Thomas Alan Waters, Maurice Fogel Flamulet five envelopes hanging on a stand, attached with a bulldog clip, spectator finds amulet (coin) Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 545
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 Cashseer box with rolls of bills, amount of bills is secretly removed and divined by performer, other variations:
- Poison (with small liquid bottles)
- Mr. Ree (murder mystery, clue)
- Essencery Perception (with five vials of perfume)
- ReMarkerable (color match)
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 553
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
Thomas Alan Waters Staballoon prediction in ballon handling, Jaks billet knife Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 561
Thomas Alan Waters Wipeout before your eyes as a multiple outInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 562
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 Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 564
Thomas Alan Waters Spyryt on being real, and audience perception and believe Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Spyryt) 567
Thomas Alan Waters Bellsamo self-ringing bell, divination of a tarot card Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Spyryt) 571
Thomas Alan Waters Palimptest subtlety for appearing message on a slate Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Spyryt) 576
Thomas Alan Waters Trayf tray to make a hand tapping, a skull clicking the teeth, a spirit buzzer, spirit bell, dancing shoe, an alarm clock spinning its hand Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Spyryt) 579
Thomas Alan Waters HCI tarot cards haunted deck in a handkerchief, two versions, glorpy, plate-lifter gimmickRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Spyryt) 584
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Spyryt) 587
Thomas Alan Waters Thynk on presenting mentalism Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 591
Thomas Alan Waters Tri-Beaut sign, birthdate and selected tarot card are divined, with envelopes Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 595
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaccent medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectatorRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 600
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, Sydney Bergson Glowsure spectator finds container with object, in the dark Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 604
Thomas Alan Waters Glowsout mixture between Verball and Glowsure Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 606
Thomas Alan Waters Speakay six people write something on a piece of paper, performer thinks of one and asks one person to stand forward, the word thought of matches the personRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 607
Thomas Alan Waters Cardblanche off-beat prediction of a birthdate, on a blank card, brainwave Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 609
Thomas Alan Waters Synsign two couples, according to their star signs, they select a king and a queen of the same suit each Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 612
Thomas Alan Waters Courtship four women chose a queen each, four envelopes with four kings, husbands select the matching kingRelated to
  • Basil Horwitz's "No Chance At All!" in "New Pentagram" Vol.3, No.3, 1971. P. 22.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 614
Thomas Alan Waters Groupease five packets are cut, bottom card remembered shuffled and all five cards are divinedInspired by
  • Ed Marlo's "A Miracle With Cards" in "Ibidem" No. 8, 1956. P. 11
Related to
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 616
Thomas Alan Waters Twinner card is secretly written down, deck dealt and position of card predictedRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 619
Thomas Alan Waters Twindow two decks, one is cut and card turned over, both deck are dealt until face up cards, same card on same position in other deck, position is predictetInspired by
  • Eddie Joseph's "Staggered"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 621
Thomas Alan Waters Twinsome number is secretly written down, card is peeked at, deck dealt and both spectator shout at the same time stop Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 623
Thomas Alan Waters Tranceplant hallucination theme, spectator writes word on a slate, word is selected from a book and it matches word on slate but spectator complains, that this is not the word he wrote down, both words are found on a prediction Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 625
Thomas Alan Waters Chronologic two phased routine with pocket watch, first selected time is divined, then predictedInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 628
Thomas Alan Waters Chronogram Koran medallion with a pocket watch, initials on the watch Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 632
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 634
Steve Dusheck, Thomas Alan Waters Coin-Nection chosen coin is predicted in a box, another chosen coin vanishes and reappears in box, magnets The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 90
Thomas Alan Waters Myxtyr on the perception of being real as a mentalist Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 637
Thomas Alan Waters, Gerard Croiset Chairvoyance prediction of a person, description of her and short reading, row and seat number, in envelope Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 639
Thomas Alan Waters Trivese three card location Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 643
Thomas Alan Waters Trivarication three people put three different objects under cups and exchange them, liar and truth-teller presentationInspired by