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Unknown The Spirit Envelope three selections, slip of paper with their names appears in previously empty envelope 1897 New Era Card Tricks 173
Theodore Annemann The New Nightmare Effect selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 27
Theodore Annemann Higher Magic! throwing stamp on ceiling, with prediction application see also "More Higher Magic" (Theodore Annemann & John Northern Hilliard, 1936) 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 62
Charles T. Jordan Thought Foretold a card is burnt unseen and then deck is examined - one card missing, predicted 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 207
Norman Ashworth Before your Eyes message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270 see also "Phantom Hand" (Oscar Weigle, 1938),
"Before Your Eyes Improvement" (Walter B. Gibson, 1940),
"The Human Eraser" (Steve Beam, 1984),
"Wipeout" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1984),
"Die Verwandlung der Schrift" (Christoph Borer, 2012),
"Toro" (Christoph Borer & Krabat & Mireille & Nadia "Lou" Schürmann, 2012),
varied by "Cardtrik" (Steve Beam, 1987),
"Etaoin Shrdlu" (Karl Fulves, 1992)
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 203
Arthur Monroe Voodoo hole coin on string is put in box and hidden, light turned out, in glowing light performer is seen to have box again and coin drops off cord, combined with card divination on blank card see also "Encore Voodoo" (Eddie Clever, 1938) 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 208
Al Baker With Prepared Cards name of a red card is written on every black card in stacked deck 1938 Greater Magic 343
Stewart Judah The Three Heap four heaps of cards on table, spectator choses one which is predicted 1938 Greater Magic 555
Harris Solomon Nomolos force deck shown, card chose, prediction says different card - correct, similar to McCombical Prediction 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 301
Robert Parrish A Prediction to End Predictions playing card, word and date on bill are predicted 1939 Do That Again! 9
Stephen Simpson Criss-Cross performer and spectator each write down card and number from 1-26, when counted down in two halves it matches, option to end clean by switching the half with duplicates 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 377
L. Vosburgh Lyons Tri-Predict envelope cut in deck, card above and below predicted, repeat 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 389
Unknown Do As I Do - A New Presentation with prediction kicker 1940 Expert Card Technique 393
Walter B. Gibson Before Your Eyes Improvement improvement inspired by "Before your Eyes" (Norman Ashworth, 1937) 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 535
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 2. name of selected card appears on tissue paper (via Tarbell's "Phanteario") 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 602
Del Cartier Weird Coin coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 757
Herb Runge He Fools You! spectator cuts deck to match prediction in suit and value 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 138) 784
Theodore Annemann The New Nightmare Effect selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 74
Milbourne Christopher Tavern Trickery card index appears in bottle cap 1943 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 75
Edward Marlo The Bonus Effect spectator fingertip-peeks at only reversed card 1945 Future Reverse 14
Hathaway As You Desire a stand with 6 different color cards, spectator choses a color, spectator's card is behind 1945 My Best 14
Unknown A Baffling Card Stunt The Trick That Fooled Einstein with cards 1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 18
Unknown Magic Card Revelation Pull out cards from pocket that always add to selected card 1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 34
Martin Gardner & Bill Simon It's a Natural Spectator tears out matches from matchbook, performer uses number of matches to select card from seven-card packet, which is correctly predicted see also "It's A Natural" (Martin Gardner & Bill Simon, 1950) 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 23
Bill Woodfield Automatic Writing automatic writing turns out to be the selected card, way to write in mirror writing, see also p. 842 varied by "Coptic Enigma" (Robert Parrish, 1961) 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 210) 838
Edward Marlo Fifty-Fifty ace is sandwiched in pack and spectator guesses its correct color 1953 The Cardician 43
Edward Marlo The Spectator's Prediction spectator writes the prediction, posed as a problem see also "The Spectator's Prediction" (Edward Marlo, 1969) 1953 The Cardician 189
Don Alan Sneaky Card to Pocket two cards selected, the first is not found but mentioned in an insurance policy, the second card appears in a sealed envelope 1956 Pretty Sneaky 6
Dr. Reuben Ligan A Prediction spectator selects cards, on it is written a card in envelope, bad 1957 26 Originals 3
Edward Marlo Order of Aces magician predicts order of aces in freely shuffled deck 1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 115
Robert Parrish Coptic Enigma automatic writing turns out to be the name of selection, when looked at in mirror inspired by "Automatic Writing" (Bill Woodfield, 1950) 1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 7
Harry Lorayne The Moving Pencil card signed on back, psychological face up spread force varied by "Die Unterschrift" (Jörg Alexander Weber, 2008) 1962 Close-up Card Magic 158
Harry Lorayne Blackout! spectator finds card that is marked on back, can only be performed in totally dark room 1962 Close-up Card Magic 183
Karl Fulves Penultimate Prophecy two cards and positions predicted with amusing prediction 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 33
Paul Swinford Alpha and Omega faro thing, odd backed climax 1968 Faro Fantasy 27
Paul Swinford Fantasia number of red/black cards drawn by spectator are predicted, new deck order 1968 Faro Fantasy 40
Alton Sharpe Merely a Coincidence number arrived at with dice is counted down, heart flush and 2s show up which fits prediction see also "Jack the Bartender's Deal" (1976) 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 72
Karl Fulves Interface Technique - Example 17 spectator shuffles deck and deals cards out in blocks of 4, suit of face card of any packet and value of next packet's top card are combined to represent a card, this is predicted see also "Secret Counting" (Karl Fulves, 2004) 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 26
Karl Fulves Halving The Prediction presentation idea, see also following item inspired by "Interlocking Stacks" (Karl Fulves, 1969) 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 27
Karl Fulves Prophet's Loss cards shuffles and dealt off in groups of five, words are written on backs that combine e.g. to "The next matching cards will be jacks" and in the next pile of five cards this is verified, repeated 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 28
Joseph M. White Phonomenon comedy prediction with Phoney Phone in pocket (1969!) 1969 HEX! 75
Roy Walton Stepping Stones solution for a problem posed by Fulves, several variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 21
Karl Fulves The Closed Prediction spectator removes card from sixteen-card packet, performer faro shuffles and finds mate 1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 63
Bill Taylor To the Point deck on cork board, spectator throws dart, hit card matches prediction, for clarification see p. 372 varied by "Modern Dart" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1979) 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 342
John Hamilton Down & Out down under deal Tantalizer type routine, all 7s found and predicted, see also p. 373 inspired by "Heaps" (John Hamilton, 1947),
see also Martin Gardner's "The Unexpected Hanging" (p. 155),
"The Spectator's Choice" (Stewart Judah, 1936),
"Oracle" (Karl Fulves, 1970)
1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 354
Roy Walton Devilish Die die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath die see also "I.O.U" (Paul Curry, 1945) 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 383
Paul Swinford Predicto Pair prediction of mates at named positions 1971 More Faro Fantasy 27
Allan Ackerman Minuscule Deck prediction with deck vanish (and optional reproduction), inspired by Kosky routine from Talisman, Nov. 1970 varied by "Stand Up Miniscule" (John Carney, 1979) 1971 The Esoterist 8
Karl Fulves Ultra Mentalia spectator removes 3 of a kind from 16-card packet with a reversed card, reversed card turns out to be 4th matching card, faro, see also Problem (B) of reference see also "The Reverse Riffle Shuffle" (Karl Fulves, 1971) 1971 The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 8
Karl Fulves Future Minus prediction is placed between sandwich cards, selection as well, they turn out to be the same inspired by "Future Minus" (Karl Fulves, 1971) 1971 The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 12
Sam Schwartz Working Against Time egg timer with miniature card on bottom used, card under egg timer change into selection with "the card under the timer" line see also "Dropsy Diddle" (Eddie Fields, 1976),
"The Lucky Coin" (Roberto Giobbi, 1994)
1971 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 14
Edward Marlo Prediction Surprise & Clock Combination card chosen with cut & count procedure has odd back, re-counting force, ambiguous color changing deck see also "Overkill" (Les Emberg & Allan Ackerman & Edward Marlo, 1980) 1971 On the Clock Effect 10
Herb Runge X Equals Five text is folded and visible letters form card 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 84
Gerald Kosky Oriental "Decoder" Prediction three cards 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 93
Karl Fulves Margin For Error card from under mat to deck, prediction presentation, also as transposition (see Note 1) 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 72
Karl Fulves Can't Fail prediction in card case is wrong, then whole deck is produced from box one by one 1973 Notes From Underground 55
Herb Zarrow Swindle Mates matching order of two suits, swindle switch 1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 196
Paul Curry A Swindle Of Sorts see also Bruce Bernstein's "Eat at Joe's" see also "Suit-De-Suit" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1985),
"Taste of Curry" (Howard Hamburg & Paul Curry, 2009)
1974 Paul Curry Presents 7
Roy Walton Obsolete Prediction four packets of four cards with different order of red and black cards, chosen one matches the prediction 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 40
Karl Fulves Teaching the Future "Two Down-Under Routines"
spectator ends up with only card with an X on its back
1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 3) 699
Jack Potter Prophet by Post card predicted by sending letter to host previously 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 777
Karl Fulves Ultra Die strange card prediction, chosen by rolling a die 1975 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 410
Karl Fulves Lightning Dice using Stevens Control, card at position derived by 2 dice is predicted 1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Two 106
Bruce Cervon & Dai Vernon The Viet Nam Trick Card and number are predicted by two cards 1975 Hierophant (Section "7 Resurrection Issue") 27
Phil Wye Obsolete Encore inspired by "Obsolete Prediction" (Roy Walton, 1974) 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11) 134
Karl Fulves Open Ended Prediction card placed in half envelope so it sticks out and is seen for half its length (as gag), wrong card chosen, when prediction is removed it changes into selection, two methods 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 1 65
Karl Fulves Centrifugal Force two cards predicted on both sides of selection, humorous presentation 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 220
Roger Smith The Mentalist at Last Laughs Last card selected, comedy mind-reading, then card is seen to be stuck to wall from beginning 1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 2
Nick Trost The "One-Two-Three" Trick Coincidence effect - spectator places a row of Ace, Two, Three on table, matches order of performer's row of Ace, Two and Three 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 4
Nick Trost Predicting One of Six Cards Matchbook moved from card to card on row of six 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 13
Nick Trost Coincidence of Two Numbers and a Prediction 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 14
Nick Trost A Prediction and a Date - Updated Cards dealt to any year called for from 1900 to 1975, plus predict a card varied by "The Ultra Date Trick" (Nick Trost, 1976) 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 16
Nick Trost The Ultra Date Trick Extension to year 2000 for A Prediction and a Date inspired by "A Prediction and a Date - Updated" (Nick Trost, 1976) 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 17
Karl Fulves Lottery spectator chooses right card to fill a 21 hand see also "Open Selection" (Francis Haxton, 1979),
"Redblackjack" (Karl Fulves, 1989),
varied by "Prelude" (Allen Lang, 1979),
"Lottery" (Dan MacMillan, 1981)
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 258
Karl Fulves Celestial Navigation odd-backed prediction card is signed on back and put in wallet, selection from another deck turns out to be same card see also "Celestial Navigation" (Karl Fulves, 1977) 1978 Coe Norton's Omega Wallet 4
Edward Marlo Date Prediction variation of "Spectator Cuts And Counts To The Aces", date on coin is prediction 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 331
Charlie Randall Evening The Odds prediction reads: "there will be an even number of packets containing and odd number of cards" 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 259
Looy Simonoff & Norman Ashworth Rub Out! gag prediction is erased, name of card remains, using Eraser-Mate Pen 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 273
Scott Weiser & Darwin Ortiz & Les Shore Cutting Remarks coin cut, then spectator chooses any card and this one is predicted on back of coin see also "Dropsy Diddle" (Eddie Fields, 1976),
"The Lucky Coin" (Roberto Giobbi, 1994)
1979 CardMagic 125
Marv Long Extra Climax Card to Wallet all cards have signature on the back except the chosen one, to wallet 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 11) 761
Karl Fulves Type Casting face-up/face-down prediction of number of cards, weird, CATO related 1979 Four Color Problems 23
John Carney Stand Up Miniscule prediction in which only four-of-a-kind remains and deck vanishes inspired by "Minuscule Deck" (Allan Ackerman, 1971) 1979 Conjuror's Journal 14
Bob Brook R & B selection matches odd-backed prediction, than the back colors change of deck and prediction inspired by Harry Franke trick in Hugard's Magic Monthly,
"Technicolor Cards" (Karl Fulves, 1974)
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 17) 1229
Karl Fulves One-Hand Tenkai card distributed on table, yet performer finds a specific card, featuring one-handed Tenkai palm 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 23) 1291
Karl Fulves The Trap comedy prediction in which five from six cards are in rat traps, then traps in bag, performer reaches in and gets his hand in the trap multiple times, comedy routine 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 33) 127
Les Emberg & Allan Ackerman & Edward Marlo Overkill see also "Prediction Surprise & Clock Combination" (Edward Marlo, 1971) 1980 Close-up Fantasies - Book I 73
Mike Bornstein Bet-A-Buck prediction on dollar bill changes to fit selection 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 570
Karl Fulves Scoring card game is played, score is predicted printed on a card 1981 Milennium Aces 47
Martin Gardner An Up/Down Bet packet of cards is shuffled face-up/face-down and then cards discarded according to rule, orientation of last card is predicted 1981 Octet 20
Karl Fulves Twogether two eleven-card packets with Ace through Jack from two decks are dealt, predicted value matches in position and backs transpose 1981 The Chronicles (Issue 29) 1352
Paul Harris Torn and Restored Mentalist flap of card case with prediction is torn off and restored 1982 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 15
Charles Hudson Sum Hummer ace to 10 packet, mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principle see also "Sum Hummer Explored" (Richard Vollmer, 2007) 1982 Best of Friends 105
Karl Fulves Chaser card that spectator removes from half a deck is apparently predicted 1982 Card Counting 47
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 10-Ace inspired by Larry Becker's "The Little Black Book" in "Mentalism for Magicians" 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Deckalogue") 222
Al Mann Five-Star Headlines selected card is found on the headline of a newspaper, or selected word 1982 Six Columns 16
Michael Weber Floored Al Koran Five-Star Deck, prediction is jumbo card on the wall when an elevator is left 1983 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 33
Terry Seabrooke Keyring Card see also "Key Club" (John Guastaferro, 2010) 1983 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 37
Stewart James Polychromatic Wheel strange force involving a wheel layout on the table 1983 Arcane (Issue 10) 125
Stewart James Kardtu using the "52 on One Card" gag 1983 Arcane (Issue 10) 126
Stewart James Domore Discovery counting procedure in Si Stebbins stack produced coincidence/prediction 1983 Arcane (Issue 10) 128
Simon Aronson Donald Duck and Deal chosen number of cards is removed from deck, spectator does deal-duck-procedure, remaining card has picture of Donald Duck ("Your audience should quack up!") 1983 The Card Puzzle 13
Roxy Zig Zag Prediction half card as prediction, some more half cards in envelopes, selection with die see also "Triangle Prediction" (Ron Lashbrook, 1983) 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 8) 1089
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm using HL initials as prediction gag (7 H) 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 969
Michael Close & Stewart James Prose Duplex based on "Inverse Duplex" from New Tops, strange prediction effect involving numbers, automatic placement for two selections 1984 Epoptica (Section "Yearbook") 285
Thomas Alan Waters Wipeout before your eyes as a multiple out inspired by "Before your Eyes" (Norman Ashworth, 1937) 1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Mynd") 562
Steve Beam The Human Eraser message on paper becomes name of selection when wiping over it or when spectator tries to erase it, rubber cement see also "Before your Eyes" (Norman Ashworth, 1937),
"The Trapdoor Issue #4" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 53
Steve Beam Pieces of 8 cards with numbers, selection does not match prediction, prediction changes to correct number, rubber cement 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 4) 54
Thomas Alan Waters Quintastic spectator cuts deck and places top cards in five different pockets, performer shows that he did the same beforehand, cards match 1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Fynys") 753
Frederick Braue Bazooka Card Trick writing appears on card that can be seen in red cellophane envelope (1943) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 13
Jay Sankey & Richard Sanders Squiggle spectator marks card, marking, pen color and card are predicted 1986 Sankey Panky 25
Jay Sankey & Richard Sanders The Red Prediction signature travels onto odd-backed prediction 1986 Sankey Panky 31
Karl Fulves Nexto two positions in deck decided upon by spectator and performer, after riffle shuffle those positions are counted to and the prediction that one is of each color is verified 1986 Color Capture 7
Karl Fulves Roller Out using roller apparatus that changes blank paper to money for prediction 1986 Color Capture 29
Wayne Kyzer Night Writer prediction, blank card, writing is seen with flashlight, see also p. 264 for additional ideas by Phillip Young 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 14) 240
Tom Craven The Match miniature card of selection is found in matchbox 1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 15) 254
David Regal A Failsafe Prediction two phases, deck changes into one-way-forcing deck 1987 Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 205
Karl Fulves (B) Jogged Thot thread method to make a back-jogged card any named card, posed as a problem 1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 48
David Regal Peaks & Valleys "A Complete Routine For The McCombical Prediction Deck" 1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 11&12) 20
Philip T. Goldstein ESPrit property about order in ESP deck predicted after shuffle 1987 Doth 9
Karl Fulves Pocket Predict card placed in spectator's inside pocket, same card then comes from performer's pocket, spectator's pocket is empty 1987 Covenant 5
Ray Grismer Two-Named names written on back of cards 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 7) 1522
Jerry K. Hartman Write On not really prediction 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 10) 1555
Dai Vernon & Bruce Cervon The Vietnam Trick Card and number are predicted by two cards 1988 The Cervon File 19
Ken Kuroki Counterfeit when bill is held against light, shadow of card index shines through 1988 New Magic Of Japan 53
Gary Kurtz The Name is the Same prediction, at the end spectator's name appears on back of card see also "Name It!" (Gary Kurtz, 1990) 1988 Continuations ... Departures 2 20
Steve Beam Armchair Painter toy letters on a slate forming a message, some fall down and forming name of selection 1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 428
Karl Fulves Connect the Dots card layout on table, number cards are used to designate some of those cards, they're connected and the resulting line forms a letter that the spectator chose from a deck of alphabet cards 1988 The Chronicles (Issue 35) 1412
Karl Fulves Letter Perfect prediction visible under clear glass changes when glass is removed, posed as problem 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 50) 229
Brother John Hamman Thunderstruck wrong prediction (JS) is changed into 7S and miniature 4S 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 64
Brother John Hamman Stun-Sational card splits in three miniature card, another card visibly grows to normal size, prediction presentation 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 138
Karl Fulves Back Handed two rows, spectator exchanges two cards which are predicted via backs, posed as problem 1989 And a Packet of Cards 56
Karl Fulves Redblackjack out of five cards spectator picks the right one to complete his blackjack, "The Red Prediction" see also "Lottery" (Karl Fulves, 1977),
varied by "Strathjack" (Roy Walton, 1989)
1989 Kaleidoscope 32
Steve Pressley Wheel and Deal three prediction cards, card is selected, prediction cards have same value and when added together total is position of selection in the deck 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 29) 521
Bernard Bilis Underbanded Change encircled Card changes, Prediction Presentation 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 2) 1746
Gary Kurtz Name It! at the end spectator's name appears on back of card see also "The Name is the Same" (Gary Kurtz, 1988) 1990 Unexplainable Acts 46
Harry Lorayne & Simon Aronson The Equalizer slight variation on Aronson's "ShuffleBored" 1990 Trend Setters 171
Steve Dusheck Case of Identity almost card to wallet effect 1991 Card to Wallet 163
David Parr Mullica Plus Prediction Mullica Wallet 1991 Card to Wallet 113
Alex Elmsley The Book of Fortunes humorous presentation, selection derived at by "power-of-thought"-coincidence is predicted in book 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 347
John Bannon Detour de Force humorous prediction effect with obviously but wrongly marked cards 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 102
Edward Marlo The Unwritten Prediction spectator turns over two cards, they are the only red-backed varied by "Carte Blanche Prediction" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) 1991 The Olram File (Issue 5) 8
Edward Marlo Logical Prediction spectator turns over two cards in a packet, predicted, mathematical 1991 The Olram File (Issue 6) 3
Edward Marlo Unexpected Mates spectator turns over any card, same as odd-backed prediction in deck 1991 The Olram File (Issue 7) 8
Edward Marlo The Twenty-Six Cent Trick card with stamp on back is shuffled into deck, any card selected from face is the one, gaffed deck version inspired by "The One-Cent Trick" (Edward Marlo, 1991) 1991 The Olram File (Issue 8) 8
Michael Weber Directory Assistants prediction is a phone number, Jack Diamonds on other end 1991 Life Savers 80
Steve Beam Opening Stab A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope. see also "Against all Odds" (Darwin Ortiz, 1995),
"The Trapdoor Issue #41" (Steve Beam, 2011),
varied by "Reopening Stab" (Steve Beam, 2015)
1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 728
Steve Pressley Stuck on You A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope, wax method 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 729
Steve Beam Signed Prophecy selection is signed and put in deck, prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be at the position of the selected card, deck is in new pack order, selection is found in envelope 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 729
Tomo Maeda Pieces of the Future balloon is burst and deck of card appears, pieces of balloon predict card 1992 Five Times Five - Japan 43
Karl Fulves Median card predicted by 2 other cards - its value must be between the prediction cards, in second phase one of the prediction cards vanishes to make it fit 1992 Deceptive Practices 19
Karl Fulves A trick fragment predicting that all pairs come off with a red and a black card after riffle shuffle in off-beat way 1992 Deceptive Practices 26
Peter Warlock Your Fate in a Teacup color, card and word from book predicted on three billets, reprinted from Pentagram Vol. 1 No. 1, 1946 1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Harry Lorayne Nine All Mine using mini stay stack 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 8) 2248
Philip T. Goldstein Rules of the Game different colored back prediction matches selection, with a full deck of jokers as climax varied by "Gaming the Rules" (Jon Racherbaumer, 2009) 1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 4) 1
Dan Harlan Natural Selection one of five cards is selected, multiple revelation prediction 1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 4) 7
Theodore Annemann & Roberto Giobbi & Kenneth Chamberlain Headliner! image of chosen card appears printed in newspaper 1994 Card College - Volume 1 228
Philip T. Goldstein Duprediction arrangement of symbol cards predicted inspired by "Self-Duplicating Set-ups" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1994 Thabbatical 62
Karl Fulves You, Babe after counting procedure with birthday a card with value Nine is selected, ninth item on a list matches spectator in humorous way see also The Chronicles #32, Rigmarole #2, Verbatim #2 1994 Crooked Tales 5
Karl Fulves Alpha Matrix 6x5 grid of cards, rows and columns selected via values from other deck until 1 card remains, it's odd-backed 1994 Crooked Tales 73
Tom Craven Blind Side named number is counted to, card is noted and rest of the cards are blank inspired by "The Perfect Stopper" (Steven Youell, 1994) 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 959
Roy Walton Pass At Red spectator selects 3 red cards from black half 1995 The Little Black Book 6
Chad Long Predic-storation prediction on napkin with pen through it, prediction comes true and napkin restored, Cornelius' "Pen Through Anything" 1995 The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume Two 13
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),
varied by "The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Gary Kurtz, 1996)
1995 Notes from The Summit 1
Philip T. Goldstein Write Of Way five cards are taken from a deck and spectator selects one, prediction states selection and other four cards inspired by R. Paul Wilson's "Written Wrongs" in "Chaos Theories" 1995 1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 3) 7
Volkmar Mrasek Haptap inspired by "Mr. Koenig's Tapestry" (Richard Vollmer, 1991) 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 2) 2608
David Regal Driving A Person Mental to be done in a car, suit predicted 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 4) 2631
Philip T. Goldstein Poker 101 clever ungaffed take on Al Koran's 1-0-1 Deck 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 3
Tommy Wonder Rubik's Card blocks in a box with pip symbols arrange themselves magically to match selection 1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 112
Allan Ackerman & Edward Marlo & Les Emberg Overkill 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Section "Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2") 183
Paul Harris The Anything Deck any word (!) appears written on cards see also "Tea Table Telepathy" (Al Baker, 2003) 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "New Stuff") 23
Paul Harris Bat Fishing borrowed dollar bill, eight cards selected, their values are serial number of bill 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "New Stuff") 37
Michael Close A Trick for O'Brien prediction with one-way deck kicker ("You will not pick the Joker"), back of selection changes 1996 Workers Number 5 21
Karl Fulves Jagged Edge prediction in case, selection made, it jumps out of deck halfway when riffled and is "torn off", second half is in case, with second "No Duplicate Method" 1996 New Card Rises 27
Karl Fulves Open Invitation comedy, case with "Trick Deck" on it, rainbow deck with all jokers, AS selected 1996 13 Prophets 29
Karl Fulves Undoing The Future card placed in envelope as prediction, open prediction procedure, chosen card is actual card from envelope (involving empty pen to apparently write prediction on card) see also "Kixback" (Karl Fulves, 1989),
"The Cassandra Quandary" (Guy Hollingworth, 1999)
1996 13 Prophets 34
Karl Fulves Universal Stranger known odd-backed card placed in deck, open prediction procedure, other card found, odd-backed changed into this one, faro placement 1996 13 Prophets 37
Karl Fulves O. Henry Predicts joker in pocket, new pack order, open prediction deal done, card e.g. between 7H and 9H is face-down and now the joker and 8H in pocket see also "Night Life" (Karl Fulves, 1997) 1996 13 Prophets 52
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),
"The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Gary Kurtz, 1995)
1996 Notes from The Summit (revised edition) 1
Dominique Duvivier The Shpoo Prophecy Two cards with odd words written on the back are placed into the deck at random spots by spectator, card next to each odd card is taken out, and when combined with another prediction, forms Royal Flush in Spades 1996 Magie Duvivier 134
Nick Trost Spectator's Card Trick see also "The Spectator Does a Trick" (Al Leech, 1959) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 119
Nick Trost Predicting One of Six Cards Moving counter on row of cards inspired by "See No Evil - Hear No Evil" (Clyde Cairy & Peter Tappan, The New Tops, 1967) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 122
Nick Trost Seven Card Draw Prediction Predict number of red/black cards selected 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 123
Nick Trost Cards and Dice Prediction Pair of dice used, includes presentation idea by Mack Picknick 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 125
Nick Trost & Stewart Judah O-Aces Red backed and blue backed Aces, predict selected Ace/color of back (presentation by Stewart Judah), includes ideas by Stewart Judah (double envelopes) and Tom Hubbard (Himber wallet) see also "Double Envelopes" (1948 / 27) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 127
Nick Trost Mini Match two chosen mini cards match paper clipped predictions of normal sized cards 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 190
Nick Trost Klip Joint Two chosen mini cards match two paper clipped prediction cards 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 203
Karl Fulves Dr. J unknown face-down card is placed in face-up deck where spectator cuts, the card he cuts to is then the face-down card, SBS deck see also "Night Life" (Karl Fulves, 1997) 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 20
Karl Fulves Vampire Poker card at thought-of position in five-card packet predicted 1997 The Vampire Papers 133
Karl Fulves Betting The Furure card chosen via date, predicted 1997 Day For Any Date 37
Peter Duffie & Gene Maze Double-Stuck Prediction of two selections in the form of jumbo cards (weird twisting revelation), found to be stapled together, and the actual selections are also stapled together inspired by "The Stapled Card" (John Scarne & Joseph Prieto, 1950) 1997 Effortless Card Magic 99
Marty Kane White House Cleaning spectator finds joker, rest are blank cards inspired by Marty Kane's "Odd Lot" from "Magic" 8/97 1998 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1452
Guy Hollingworth The Cassandra Quandary card placed in envelope is actual later selection see also "Undoing The Future" (Karl Fulves, 1996),
varied by "Appointment in Samarra" (Darwin Ortiz, 2002)
1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 264
Richard Osterlind Puff Pasteboard miniature duplicate of selected card inside matchbook, cigarette transforms into selection (pull) 1999 Dynamic Mysteries 23
Milton Kort & Jack Avis Matcho Spectator freely selects one of four blue cards, magician deals out four previously placed red cards below the blue ones, the chosen blue card matches the corresponding red (first published in New Pentagram, vol. 1, no. 8, Oct 1969) varied by "Fourthright" (Philip T. Goldstein, 2002) 1999 Kort 79
Chad Long A Card and A Number card at freely chosen number has red back and is predicted 2000 Some Other Stuff... 5
Tony Corinda Paradox card from new pack order removed, spectator cuts exactly where the card came from, without method 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 189
Don England Kreskin, Eat your Heart out! sucker prediction with transparent Card 2001 Don England's Paradox 106
Paul Curry A Swindle of Sorts see Bruce Bernstein's "Eat at Joe's" see also "Suit-De-Suit" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1985),
"Taste of Curry" (Howard Hamburg & Paul Curry, 2009)
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 245
David Regal Hofzinser Sans Hofzinser sucker without the transparent card 2002 Constant Fooling 2 20
David Regal Magic Incorporated card appears printed on business card 2002 Constant Fooling 2 16
David Regal Shred of Proof rolled shred of paper reveals prediction 2002 Constant Fooling 2 28
David Regal Voice of Reason prediction via voice recorder 2002 Constant Fooling 2 113
Darwin Ortiz Appointment in Samarra inspired by "The Cassandra Quandary" (Guy Hollingworth, 1999) 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 202
Philip T. Goldstein Fourthright four odd backed prediction cards, one is selected by spectator, then pack is cut in four piles and one top card matches the selected prediction card inspired by "Matcho" (Milton Kort & Jack Avis, 1999) 2002 Mawny Notes 3
Al Leech & Vanni Bossi & Tony Binarelli SuperLative Lover kiss appears on face of selection, its back becomes red see also "Chicago Opener" (Frank Everhardt, 1972) 2003 Card College - Volume 5 1344
Philip T. Goldstein Fourthright four odd backed prediction cards, one is selected by spectator, then pack is cut in four piles and one top card matches the selected prediction card inspired by "Matcho" (Milton Kort & Jack Avis, 1999) 2003 ... Land Notes 1
John Bannon Perfect Strangers CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, prediction combo with rainbow packet 2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 155
John Bannon & Simon Aronson Wait Until Dark Shufflebored combined with Ortiz' Human Blindfold idea 2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 168
Karl Fulves Cut & Cancel weird, card placed on table shows up in deck after two-packet back-and-forth cut deeper force and tabled card becomes prediction 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 45
Karl Fulves Cardboard Roulette five card cases on table, AS chosen from another deck, all decks removed one by one, face-up AS pops out of one deck and 4 jacks from the other see also "Luck & Roulette" (Karl Fulves, 2004) 2004 Under Tension 16
Jay Sankey & David Acer Child's Play Spectator uses two crayons to select two cards - black crayon select black card, red crayon select red card. Names of cards are found printed on crayon sleeve 2004 Random Acts of Magic 71
Wesley James Ham and Ace Sandwich "beta", sandwiched prediction on top of deck, "kind of matches" selection a few times, then finally it is a selected card 2004 Enchantments 428
Wesley James A Vision or a Dream? "final", thought of card, spectator does some procedure according to value and suit of card, at the end all cards are blank except selection inspired by "Mind Reader's Dream" (Bob Hummer) 2004 Enchantments 438
Larry Jennings Hip Pocket Prediction value of prediction card chosen by spectator indicates position of selection 2005 Up In Smoke 36
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 2005 Clockwork 6
John Scarne Self Force performer announces a card that he'll pick from borrowed deck and does so, John Scarne anecdote in restaurant 2005 Combo II 119
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) II. Tricks, Principles And Applications: 1. The Basic Color Prediction spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards, performer predicted number of red cards therein 2006 Penumbra (Issue 10) 15
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 3. The Disguised Color Prediction spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards, performer predicted number of red cards therein but has to correct the number tongue-in-cheek 2006 Penumbra (Issue 10) 16
Eric Mead Fifty-Two on One to One fifty-two on one gag, then named card is actually predicted 2006 Tangled Web 151
Richard Vollmer Sum Hummer Explored packet mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principle see also "Sum Hummer" (Charles Hudson, 1982) 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 264
Mark Levy 100 Predictions comedy presentation with dozens of predictions of the same card brought from pockets, signed selection from pocket as climax 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 478
Anthony Miller Skrood Again! Spectator names a card, performer fails to cut to it, but predicts the failure accurately with prediction on back of card 2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 87
Jack Parker HofCity Hofzinser Ace Problem done with two selections, intermediate prediction effect inspired by "Hofzinser King City" (David Solomon, The Wisdom of Solomon, 2007) 2007 52 Memories 101
Jack Parker Manual Operation Ungimmicked version of Remote Control with a surprise Royal Flush ending inspired by "Remote Control" (Jack Parker, 2007) 2007 52 Memories 127
Stephan Kirschbaum Schoko-Stopp spectator stops at any card, chocolate written back of selection, then repeated and in prediction envelope is a piece of chocolate found with the selection as a miniature card attached 2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 41
Nick Trost The Insurance Card I riffle shuffle set- up, card needed to complete a straight flush is predicted 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 108
Nick Trost & Philip T. Goldstein Predicting Red, Black and Courts 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 134
Nick Trost Destiny Deck coincidences with numbers and cards see also "Pure Mathematics" (Dai Vernon, 1967) 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 173
Howard Hamburg & Paul Curry Taste of Curry inspired by "A Swindle Of Sorts" (Paul Curry, 1974) 2009 The "D" Notes 23
Oliver Meech Telling Your Ace From Your Elbow Weird symbol drawn on arm forms word to reveal a selection when elbow is folded 2009 The Plot Thickens 22
Jon Racherbaumer Gaming the Rules "no joker" prediction with a full deck of jokers as climax inspired by "Rules of the Game" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1993) 2009 Ten Card Mysteries Anneman Would Have Loved 10
John Guastaferro Free Will Refutation four cards predicted on business cards and chosen via Gemini Twins procedure, rest of deck blank also published as "Gemini Prediction" (John Guastaferro) 2009 Ten Card Mysteries Anneman Would Have Loved 16
John Guastaferro Key Club one of five cards is chosen and predicted on key chain inspired by "Keyring Card" (Terry Seabrooke, 1983) 2010 One Degree 69
Christian Engblom The Near Perfect Circle circle appears on card, spectator cuts under table, in circle appears name of card cut to see also "Houdini's Legacy" (Paul Curry, 1974) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 38
Steve Beam A.F. Taft Prediction spectator places 3 coins on three piles of cards, order predicted, inspired by Gardner's "Ace-Two-Three Trick" (Ibidem #6) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 80
Doug Canning Free Willy spectator cuts deck in three piles and distributes 3 top cards, outcome predicted varied by "Big Willy" (Steve Beam, 2010) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 95
Steve Beam Big Willy spectator cuts deck in three piles and distributes 3 top cards, outcome predicted, impromptu version inspired by "Free Willy" (Doug Canning, 2010) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 97
Steve Beam Flash Cards comedy prediction with blank cards that have the number 9 on them 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 180
Rajneesh Madhok Down Under the Bar drink predicted via down under deal using Mitsunobu Matsuyama's Petal Principle 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 188
Fred Kaps & Nick Trost Venus VS. Mars Trost's "Eight-Card Brainwave" with male/female cards 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Oct 22") 315
Oliver Meech Unfolded Prediction Folded blank card in pocket has written predictions on it, it is unfolded later to show it is the signed selection itself 2010 Plot Twists 16
Oliver Meech Tarot Crib Spectator selects card, a tarot reading sheet is brought out, next to card selected is printed with spectator's name 2010 Plot Twists 28
Oliver Meech Fortune Telling Fish Plastic fish tells fortune, reveals spectator's card/name inspired by "Fortune Sugar" (Michael Close, 1996),
"You Hue" (Michael Close & Shigeo Takagi, 1996)
2010 Plot Twists 54
Christoph Borer Joker Prediction card selected, prediction states "Your card will not be the joker" all other cards are shown to be jokers 2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 12
Tom Stone & Robert E. Neale Sole Survivor in 3-D non-card presentational idea for Robert Neale's "Sole Survivor" (Magic & Meaning) 2011 Maelstrom 35
Al Schneider Insurance Policy Insurance policy can be unfolded, picture of selected card 2011 Al Schneider Magic 504
Ryan Schlutz Insignia signed card, back of magician's name tag predicts selection and then even has the signature inspired by "Tattoo You" (John Bannon, 1991) 2011 Making the Cut 81
Ryan Schlutz Jumbled Thoughts jumbled friXion pen prediction corrects itself
- Method 1: Free Choice of a Card
- Method 2: Forced Selection
inspired by "Sympathetic Ink" (Mathieu Bich) 2011 Making the Cut 95
Woody Aragon Bored of Shuffling cards are shuffled face-up face-down by spectator. the number of face up cards and the nature of the face of cards are predicted on a sheet of paper. inspired by "Shuffle-bored" (Simon Aronson, Shuffle-bored, 1980) 2011 A Book in English 153
Woody Aragon Postcards audience shuffles postcards and chooses a postcard that matches prediction. the prediction also predicts order of the remaining postcards 2011 A Book in English 281
Woody Aragon Gilbert's Error Code chosen card is found in an "error code" created by the spectator 2011 A Book in English 297
Darwin Ortiz Grifter's Game predicted card lies next to named card, proposition bet presentation 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 19
Christoph Borer & Nadia "Lou" Schürmann Das 5er Spiel five pieces of plastic have abstract signs on it, when aligned the chosen card can be seen 2012 Endlose Möglichkeiten 22
Ryan Swigert Moraskill partial stack inspired by "Miraskill" (Stewart James, 1936) 2013 Ensuing Impuzzibilities 26
Roberto Giobbi The Real Pseudo Deck Switch selection predicted, apparently done with switch for one-way deck in which shuffled deck is switch for real 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 95
Kevin Ho The Box Prediction barcode gag 2014 Stupid Horrible Immature Tricks 14
Kevin Ho Not Even Close Kolossal Killer spoof 2014 Stupid Horrible Immature Tricks 22
Helder Guimarães The Practical Opener odd-backed card placed in position in new deck order decided by spectator, it fits right into the spot inspired by Opening Stab (Steve Beam, Vienna Notes) 2015 Nephelococcygia 47
Helder Guimarães Extending the Luck card chosen, coin used to narrow deck down to one card, on back of coin is corner that matches selection, single card is missing this corner suddenly inspired by "The Lucky Coin" (Roberto Giobbi, 1994) 2015 The Veriloquent 47
Steve Beam & Doug Canning Photo Finish Printed prediction reflects cards randomly cut and dealt to. Opening effect. 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 16
Steve Beam & Doug Canning Flash Photo Finish Comedy prediction that ultimately predicts three cards chosen by participant. 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 17
David Corsaro Can I Call You Sometime Spectator-shuffled deck of cards produces the phone number of a fictional female chosen by an audience member from 27 different fictional females whose names are written on napkins. see also "Play It Straight (Triumph)" (John Bannon, 1990) 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 27
Lewis Jones What Kind of Card are You? The magician places a card to represent a spectator in his pocket. The spectator uses random numbers of cards to generate a playing card. The magician removes that card from his pocket. see also "Look, No Cards" (Lewis Jones, The Book of Revelations, 2011) 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 138
Lewis Jones Pocketless Magician pockets two cards. Spectator names any card. Magician removes the two cards - one matches the value and the other the suit of the named card. see also "Pocket Protectors" (Rich Aviles & Alex Elmsley, 2010),
"Pocket Protectors" (Rich Aviles, 2015)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 140
Lewis Jones Stargazer Magician writes a prediction. Spectator answers questions as he deals cards for each letter in the answer. At the conclusion, the last card matches the written prediction. see also "Blinded Stargazer" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Farsighted Stargazer" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Stargazer - The Alpha Version" (Lewis Jones, 2015)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 142
Lewis Jones Stargazer - The Alpha Version Magician writes a prediction. Spectator answers questions and deals one card for each letter in the answer. The last card matches the prediction. see also "Blinded Stargazer" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Farsighted Stargazer" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Stargazer" (Lewis Jones, 2015)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 144
Steve Beam Farsighted Stargazer Magician removes a card to serve as a prediction. Spectator answers questions and deals one card for each letter in the answer. The last card matches the prediction. see also "Blinded Stargazer" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Stargazer - The Alpha Version" (Lewis Jones, 2015),
"Stargazer" (Lewis Jones, 2015)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 147
Steve Beam Blinded Stargazer Magician removes a card to serve as a prediction. Spectator answers questions and deals one card for each letter in the answer. The last card matches the prediction. see also "Farsighted Stargazer" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Stargazer - The Alpha Version" (Lewis Jones, 2015),
"Stargazer" (Lewis Jones, 2015)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 149
Rich Aviles Pocket Protectors The magician pockets two cards to serve as a prediction. Spectator calls out any card. Magician shows one of the predictions has the same value and the other the same suit as the mentally selected card. see also "Pocket Protectors" (Rich Aviles & Alex Elmsley, 2010),
"Pocketless" (Lewis Jones, 2015)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 156
R. Paul Wilson SMF Using a card with printed instructions, magician predicts the card a spectator will select. see also "Shuffle Bored" (Simon Aronson, marketed, 1980) 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 133
Steve Beam Reopening Stab A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope. inspired by "Opening Stab" (Steve Beam, 1991) 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 142
Steve Beam Doubling Down Using factory misprinted cards, the magician predicts the totals of the cards selected by the audience. 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 214
Pit Hartling The Core named card remains after reverse-faro procedure until single card remains see also "Binary Translocations" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 2016 In Order to Amaze 60
So Sato Mote-Monte performer cuts four piles, spectator choses one, top card is queen, other top cards kings, or vice versa
- Shawn P. Tenhoff/Yuki Kadoya Variation
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 56
So Sato Blue Print spectator shuffles, order of chosen suit within deck is predicted, Mass Destruction Stacking, interlocking chains 2016 The Secrets of So Sato 132
John Lovick The Handsome Jack Lotto presentation for McCombical Prediction inspired by "Lucky Cards" (Roy Johnson, By My Guest Plus!, 1989) 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Ha... 11
Roberto Giobbi Birthday Prediction forcing a card with meaningful message on it see also "The Signed Cards" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Jan 23") 27
Roberto Giobbi Dekadiction twelve ways to stage a prediction effect 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "July 2") 190
Roberto Giobbi Carte Blanche Prediction blank paper as prediction, deck blank as well, prediction appears, selection is only proper card inspired by "The Unwritten Prediction" (Edward Marlo, 1991) 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Oct 10") 291
Andy (The Jerx) Dear Penthouse Forum Story deck trick about some erotic story, later shown to be prediction on page in a Playboy magazine 2016 The Jerx 173
Andy (The Jerx) A Very Unusual Camera Phone camera can take pictures a few minutes into the future, predict which cards are dropped face up/down on the floor 2016 The Jerx 313