58 entries in Random Object / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown To name the Article taken by each of Four Persons four objects pocketed while performer is out of room, but linked to four memorized punch-marked cards More Magic 87
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code More Magic 242
H. F. C. Suhr Der bezauberte Hut borrowed items placed in borrowed hat, silk put over hat, hat vanishes, items appear on a black board and a person with a package comes into the theater with the hat in the box Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9) 131
Al Baker The One I Like performer know which object is taken, bloodless handAlso published here The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 495
Theodore Annemann Magician's Choice three items The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 8
Barbara Stanwyck Bits of Presto article touched in other room, performer knows, same with card selection The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 359
Unknown Tapping Table Objects spectator thinks of one of seven objects, performer taps them while spectator spells silently, at end of word performer taps thought-of object, progressive anagramAlso published here
  • "New Magician's Manual" (Walter Gibson)
After the Dessert 12
Syl Reilly The Phantom Tray chosen object is determined, luminous paint Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 378
Unknown Distant Mental Communication assistent in different room lists objects that are freely selected Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 206
Harry Lorayne Force Prediction equivoque out of about twelve cards Close-up Card Magic 100
Ali Bongo The Baffling Bangle bracelet appears knotted to a rod, under handkerchief The Bongo Book 40
Ali Bongo The Houdini Pin pin vanishes from corked tube and appears in small boxRelated to The Bongo Book 52
Edward Marlo Magician's Choice for Three Objects Expert Card Conjuring 88
Jerry Mentzer Spirit Writing four objects listed on business card, paper balled up, chosen item vanishes from list and appears written on balled-up paper Close-up Cavalcade 157
Punx Kismet objects are removed, last one is divined, instructions on record Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 68
Gerald Kosky To Tell The Truth? performer finds out who has an object by asking one questionVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 61
Francis Carlyle The Blindfold Act Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 129
Al Baker Lesson performer know which object is taken, bloodless handAlso published here The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1071
Sam Rosenfeld Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 190
Karl Fulves The Shamrock Code one of five objects, how a drinking glass is held The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 5
Unknown Mind Power No. 7, four objects on table, spectator touches one with eyes closed, predicted, tallest object Self-Working Mental Magic 9
Frank Ross The Truth three objects take by spectators, two spectators lie and one tells the truth, performer knows which one, credit information The Chronicles (Issue 25) 1307
Herb Morrissey Unexpected Vision three plastic turtles of different color, one hidden in box, its color is divined, then their location in the spectator's pocket, multi-phase routine John: Verse Two 96
Martin Gardner Quant Quirk 4x4 square of 16 cards, some face-up some face-down randomly, with certain allowed turnover moves one has to get all cards in one direction, sucker game Octet 18
Reinhard Müller Telefon Trick coin, key and pen on table and distributed into pockets by spectator, performer names locationInspired by Six Impromptu Card Tricks 5
John Lyon Optical Plastic coin appears to sink into sheet of plasticRelated to
  • "Blue Crystal" (Lubor Fiedler, Tenyo T-198)
Optical Plastic
Patrick Page The Rising Object object rises up to hand The Pull Book 40
Patrick Page The Moving Object object moves on table The Pull Book 41
Dennis H. Evans Letters - On Optical Plastic illusion of getting a coin trapped into a sheet of plastic and then having the coin penetrate itInspired by Interlocutor (Issue 48) 207
Martin Gardner Force Field animating things on table, apparently no finger moves Rigmarole (Issue 2) 14
Karl Fulves Memory Plays Tricks item put in one pocket of magician, magician stands behind spectator but apparently cannot do anything because he is clapping constantly, item then in another pocket Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 12
Martin Gardner Packet Parity color prediction with chess pieces, also with cards (color of a card is predicted) Arcane (Issue 14) 212
Gregory Wilson 411 any object is chosen, any person is phoned and names the random object The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Gregory Wilson) 277
Paul Harris Perfect-Ten Paper Clip Paradox puzzle with a complex layout of several object, e.g. paper clips The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 271
Theodore Annemann, Max Maven Magician's Choice one out of three objects Card College - Volume 2 440
Richard Osterlind Paroptic Psychometry I blindfolded, performer identifies objects Dynamic Mysteries 82
Richard Osterlind Paroptic Psychometry II blindfolded, performer identifies objects, different presentation Dynamic Mysteries 85
Karl Fulves Any Transpo any two small borrowed items are put in two different pockets and transpose The Fine Print (Issue 10) 315
Tony Bartolotta Third Sight seven random objects, one object touched, medium knows the object when list of object is called out Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 12
Ellis Stanyon To Discover the Respective Holders of Three Cards or Objects No. 33, similar to referenceRelated to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 75
Karl Fulves Bell Ringer twelve objects arranged in square, spirit bell chosen and it rings Hex Squared 114
David Berglas Magician's Choice several spectator put objects on the table, two are selected and they match the predictions The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 79
Wayne Dobson Invisible Lie Detector five cards with items on them, one remembered by spectator, item divined and shown in hand, second repeat phase with different method Dobson's Choice 8
Unknown Conjuror's Choice Procedure three items Card College - Volume 5 1126
Karl Fulves Clocking with Objects objects with names that have a certain number of letters in a box, removed object identified by counting letters of others Clockwork 31
Stewart James A Match for Gravity Bar bet, looping pendulum, heavy expensive object tied on a string is dropped, but the string loops around a pencil just before object fall on floorAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Sep 1926
The Essential Stewart James 5
Oliver Meech I Spy Performer guesses which object spectator is thinking of by watching eye movements (use paperback book as impression device) The Plot Thickens 56
Tom Stone Poltergeist idea in which something falls off the shelf without performer being present Vortex 76
Lewis Jones The Force counting force for 5 objects Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 149
Adam Rubin, Stewart James Gravity Unmatched article on Stewart James' "A Match for Gravity" Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 217
Bill Abbott Party Control random item is chosen and predictedInspired by
  • "Mind Control" (Bill Abbott, marketed)
House Party Magic! 11
Hiroshi Sawa 落ち葉 (The Fallen Leaves) Use a leaf to produce ten ginkgo nuts. Gingko nut vanishes, appears in pocket, leaf used as magic wand Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 38
Joe Kahn, G Smile (微笑) Make a smile disappear of a smile face stress ball, appear on spectator's face Believe 68
Benjamin Earl Pocket Time Machine small item travels from hand to pocket, time travel presentation This is not a Box 27
Andy (The Jerx) Multiple Universe Selection Signed card transforms; presentation is about jumping between parallel universes, random objects in a plastic bag change The Jerx 237
John Hostler Tell Monte (Rescripted) five objects on table, ESP cards put in front and things moved around according to instructions, final item divined and predicted
- Impromptu Variation
Inspired by Magnum Opossum 89
Paul Vigil, Jimmy Fingers Free Will of Order three items, spectator decides how they are distributed to three locations, this is predicted, with credit information on the plotInspired by
  • "Free Will of Order" (Jimmy Fingers, 2006)
  • "Free Will" (Deddy Corbuzier & Paul Richards)
The Doors of Deception 27
Kieron Johnson The Anything Deck blank cards with random objects written on them, chosen object is produced, as concept The Time Traveller 66