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

The Expunged Numeral

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

suggestion und hypnose\nfour four-digit numbers written down and added, predicted\n unknown\nsuggestion und hypnose\n unknown
1896
der zauberspiegel
Unknown

Suggestion und Hypnose

four four-digit numbers written down and added, predicted

zu erraten, wieviel geldstücke eine person in ihrer hand hält\nspectator takes a number of coins and has to do calculations with that number, performer in the end divines the number of coins\n unknown
1896
die zauberwelt
Unknown

Zu erraten, wieviel Geldstücke eine Person in ihrer Hand hält

spectator takes a number of coins and has to do calculations with that number, performer in the end divines the number of coins

die geisterschrift à la conradi\nnumbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover\nfriedrich w. conradi-horster\ndas spiritistische schreibmedium\n unknown
1897
der zauberspiegel Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster

Die Geisterschrift à la Conradi

numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover

das spiritistische schreibmedium\nnumbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover\n unknown\ndie geisterschrift à la conradi\nfriedrich w. conradi-horster
1897
der zauberspiegel
Unknown

Das spiritistische Schreibmedium

numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover

der kobold in der flasche\nno. 36, name of chosen card or sum of numbers appears on paper in bottle, chemical\nsamuel "st. roman" thiersfeld
1899
jedermann zauberkünstler! Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld

Der Kobold in der Flasche

No. 36, name of chosen card or sum of numbers appears on paper in bottle, chemical

zur slade'schen schiefertafel\n\nhenry slade\ndr. med. v. rutkowski\ndie mechanische doppeltafel mit beweglicher einlage\n unknown
1902
die zauberwelt Henry Slade, Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski

ein moderner hellseher\nfour five-digit numbers written on paper and added, number predicted in envelope, numbers switched before the last spectator writes down his numbers, final row added by performer\nbertram north
1903
die zauberwelt Bertram North

Ein moderner Hellseher

four five-digit numbers written on paper and added, number predicted in envelope, numbers switched before the last spectator writes down his numbers, final row added by performer

gedanken-erraten\ncalculation with multi-digit number, one digit dropped and that digit divined by performer\npaul von kalnassy
1904
der zauberspiegel Paul von Kalnassy

Gedanken-Erraten

calculation with multi-digit number, one digit dropped and that digit divined by performer

the mysterious addition\ncrystal bell divines written numbers\njoseph michael hartz\nthe mysterious addition\njoseph michael hartz
1911
later magic Joseph Michael Hartz

the mysterious addition\ncrystal bell divines written numbers\njoseph michael hartz\nthe mysterious addition\njoseph michael hartz
1911
magical titbits Joseph Michael Hartz

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

The New Nile Divination

a spectator thinks of a two digit number, random numbers are added, the sum match with the thought of number

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

Pencil Reading

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

calendar conjuring\nnumber effects with calendar sheets, see page 172 for improvement by dr. jacob daley\ntom sellers\nmagic squares\n unknown
1936
the jinx 1-50 Tom Sellers

Calendar Conjuring

number effects with calendar sheets, see page 172 for improvement by Dr. Jacob Daley

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

The Double Steal

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

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

Sacred Script

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

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

Phantom Hand

message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it

date sense\nnumbers on calendar are added, matrix force\nwalter b. gibson\ndate sense\nwalter b. gibson\ncrazy calendar\nmartin gardner
1938
the jinx 1-50 Walter B. Gibson

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

Familiar Spirit

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

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

Nirvana Nos.

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

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

Pay Day

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

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

Double Knockout!

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

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

The Psychic Paper

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

odds on\nspectator guesses picture in buddha papers, color of handkerchief in a bag, which card is reversed in the deck, and which number is written on a paper, in a locket\nbruce elliott
1946
the phoenix 51-100 Bruce Elliott

Odds On

spectator guesses picture in buddha papers, color of handkerchief in a bag, which card is reversed in the deck, and which number is written on a paper, in a locket

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

142857

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

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

Tally Ho!

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

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

Devious Digits

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

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

Astrological Mentalism

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

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

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

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

Astral Digit

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

stover's prediction\nfour by four square drawn on calendar, four circles drawn (draw circle and cross out row and column each time), magician divines the sum\nmel stover
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Mel Stover

Stover's Prediction

Four by four square drawn on calendar, four circles drawn (draw circle and cross out row and column each time), magician divines the sum

sure-shot dice box\nsmall box that allows dice in it to rattle but not turn over. includes trick by stewart james (sum prediction)\neli hackman\nstewart james
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Eli Hackman, Stewart James

Sure-Shot Dice Box

Small box that allows dice in it to rattle but not turn over. Includes trick by Stewart James (sum prediction)

hummer tricks\nhummer's poker chip trick: numbered poker chips, magician can divine sum of the numbers on three concealed poker chips\nbob hummer
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Bob Hummer

Hummer Tricks

Hummer's Poker Chip Trick: numbered poker chips, magician can divine sum of the numbers on three concealed poker chips

curry's version\nthink of a number, do some operations, predict final result, better presentation\npaul curry
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Paul Curry

Curry's Version

Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result, better presentation

predicting a sum\nmagician correctly predicts sum of numbers generated by spectator and magician\n unknown\nal baker's numero\nal baker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Predicting a Sum

Magician correctly predicts sum of numbers generated by spectator and magician

al baker's numero\nconvert the final sum into a word, which becomes the name of the spectator\nal baker\npredicting a sum\n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Al Baker

Al Baker's Numero

Convert the final sum into a word, which becomes the name of the spectator

frank dodd's prediction\nnumber "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches\nfrank n. dodd\nthe double steal\nfrank n. dodd
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Frank N. Dodd

Frank Dodd's Prediction

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

magic squares\nthree by three square drawn on calendar, magician is told smallest number in square, can then divine total sum of the nine dates in the square\n unknown\ncalendar conjuring\ntom sellers\nbreathtaking\nstephen tucker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

Magic Squares

Three by three square drawn on calendar, magician is told smallest number in square, can then divine total sum of the nine dates in the square

gibson's circled dates\nfive dates are circled on a calendar month, magician asks how many mondays/tuesdays... are circled, magician can divine the sum total of the circled dates\nwalter b. gibson\nroyal vale heath
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Walter B. Gibson, Royal Vale Heath

Gibson's Circled Dates

Five dates are circled on a calendar month, magician asks how many Mondays/Tuesdays... are circled, magician can divine the sum total of the circled dates

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

(4) A Debt Repaid

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

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

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

Discs of Diabolo

prediction of three digit number, six spectators write a number and paper is put in a box, selected box matches prediction

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

Predicto

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

the gold medallion\nprediction of number on medallion\nal koran\nthe antique medallion\nglenn g. gravatt\nal koran\nthe jubilee medallion\nalan shaxon\nmedallion\nkarl fulves\nultimedallion\njack kent tillar\nkoran revisited\nwayne dobson\nkeynow\nthomas alan waters\npolish-ing koran's medallion\njohnny thompson\nmedallion meets tidal wave\njohn hostler\nthe koran medallion\njohnny thompson
1967
al koran's professional presentations Al Koran

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

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

31 Prediction Test Finish

sum prediction with appearing prediction via Out to Lunch

some difference\nvalues of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in henry christ's "sum & difference"\nkarl fulves\nsome difference\nkarl fulves
1968
epilogue Karl Fulves

Some Difference

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

future thot\ndice with (larger) numbers used for number divination\nl. vosburgh lyons\nidea of royal heath\nfuture thought\nl. vosburgh lyons
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 L. Vosburgh Lyons

Future Thot

dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination

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

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

Numbers

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

mental magic\ntwo routines
- one of four card is divined, all in pocket, three removed
- carbon paper impression in magazine, divination of number\nrobert a. nelson
1969
entertaining mental miracles Robert A. Nelson

Mental Magic

two routines

one of four card is divined, all in pocket, three removed

carbon paper impression in magazine, divination of number

numerology\nca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by mike rogers and sam dalal\nal koran\n"decision control" (syd bergson)\nvelleda variations\ndavid britland
1972
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Al Koran

Numerology

ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by Mike Rogers and Sam Dalal

psychic perception\nfour spectator sign one side of a blank card and write a three digit number on the other side, sum is predicted\npaul siegel
1972
doorway to delusion Paul Siegel

Psychic Perception

four spectator sign one side of a blank card and write a three digit number on the other side, sum is predicted

harmony\nnumbers of one to four on a business card, one is crossed out, prediction\njohn henry grossman\ngeorge morrow
1972
the compleat magick - volume 1 John Henry Grossman, George Morrow

Harmony

numbers of one to four on a business card, one is crossed out, prediction

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

Some Difference

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

the spirit behind the wheel\nprediction of a number miniature roulette wheel, business card in envelope\ndr. dan j. alessini
1973
the compleat magick - volume 1 Dr. Dan J. Alessini

The Spirit Behind the Wheel

prediction of a number miniature roulette wheel, business card in envelope

calcu-total!\ncards with four-digit numbers and dates are added on a calculator, total is divined/predicted\njohn a. novak\nthe last miracle\nvic perry\nincalculable\njohn a. novak\n... and the last word\nfredric kolb
1973
the compleat magick — volume i John A. Novak

Calcu-Total!

cards with four-digit numbers and dates are added on a calculator, total is divined/predicted

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

It's Delete-Ful

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

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

The Slide Rule Trick

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

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

Lightning Strikes Thrice

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

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

Golden Digits

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

the last miracle\ndivination of total from calculator, misplaced buttons\nvic perry\ncalcu-total!\njohn a. novak
1974
the compleat magick — volume ii Vic Perry

The Last Miracle

divination of total from calculator, misplaced buttons

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

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

Alpha And Omega

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

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

Adithot Improved

sixteen digits in square formation, added, sum predicted

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

(1) Calculuxe

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

pre-figured\nno. 32, calculation with value of spectator's selection divines both this selection and the performer's\n unknown
1976
self-working card tricks
Unknown

Pre-Figured

No. 32, calculation with value of spectator's selection divines both this selection and the performer's

calcu-mental\nstripes of paper with numbers, number is formed and divined by performer\nchandler mason
1976
the compleat magick — volume ii Chandler Mason

Calcu-Mental

stripes of paper with numbers, number is formed and divined by performer

quick and easy\nthree numbers are divined by audience / predicted by performer, on business cards\ndan tong
1976
the compleat magick — volume ii Dan Tong

Quick and Easy

three numbers are divined by audience / predicted by performer, on business cards

number control - three one two\nthree-digit number prediction in envelope, carbon paper\npaul rylander
1976
the compleat magick — volume ii Paul Rylander

Number Control - Three One Two

three-digit number prediction in envelope, carbon paper

a mind reading number divination\nnumber chosen, it appears spelled out on slate
- with a flap
- without the flap
- another "no flap" method\nburling hull
1976
the amazing world of mentalism Burling Hull

combination with dunninger slater number feat\ncombined with visible appearing writing\nburling hull\nthe miracle slate test (the baffling 16 digit effect)\njoseph dunninger
1976
the amazing world of mentalism Burling Hull

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

Old Math

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

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

Double Mental Test

one of four coins chosen, number formed by adding card values, both predicted in wallet, originally in Linking Ring (Feb. 1971), two methods

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

Monte Carlo

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

some total\nsum prediction in envelope, close-up and stage versions\nlarry becker\nwill dexter's "computer mind" in "feature magic for mentalists" p. 113\nthe force of numerology\ndan garrett
1978
world of super mentalism Larry Becker

Some Total

sum prediction in envelope, close-up and stage versions

Inspired by

Will Dexter's "Computer Mind" in "Feature Magic for Mentalists" p. 113

digitation\nnumbered cards added to a number from invisible die, prediction of total in envelope\nlarry becker
1978
world of super mentalism Larry Becker

Digitation

numbered cards added to a number from invisible die, prediction of total in envelope

thunderbolt\nthree spectators chose a color each and form a total with numbers, both is predicted in envelope\nlarry becker\ncombo lock combo\nmark garetz
1978
world of super mentalism Larry Becker

Thunderbolt

three spectators chose a color each and form a total with numbers, both is predicted in envelope

ultimedallion\ndesign for koran medallion, number actually inscribed\njack kent tillar\nthe gold medallion\nal koran
1978
the compleat magick — volume iii Jack Kent Tillar

Ultimedallion

design for Koran Medallion, number actually inscribed

the figures match\nno. 4, three-digit number divined after some calculation from spectator and removal of matches\n unknown
1979
self-working mental magic
Unknown

The Figures Match

No. 4, three-digit number divined after some calculation from spectator and removal of matches

the october man\nfour numbers are written on a pad and added, total appears on calculator held in plastic bag\ndick zimmerman
1980
the compleat magick — volume iii Dick Zimmerman

The October Man

four numbers are written on a pad and added, total appears on calculator held in plastic bag

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

Left-Handed Thoughts

No. 45, different coin in each hand, spectator does quick mental calculation and performer is able to name the result

matrix\ncards with numbers, numbers are formed and sum is predicted\nscott davis\nad infinitum\ndavid berglas
1981
the compleat magick — volume iii Scott Davis

Matrix

cards with numbers, numbers are formed and sum is predicted

mathemusical\nnumber arrived at via calculator procedure (subtraction of three digits and its reverse, then cross sum), that number on a list of song is played by calculator\nphilip t. goldstein\nmathemusical\nphilip t. goldstein
1981
the compleat magick — volume iii Philip T. Goldstein

Mathemusical

number arrived at via calculator procedure (subtraction of three digits and its reverse, then cross sum), that number on a list of song is played by calculator

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

Adamsmyth

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

Related to

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

mathemusical\nnumber arrived at via calculator procedure (subtraction of three digits and its reverse, then cross sum), that number on a list of song is played by calculator\nphilip t. goldstein\nmathemusical\nphilip t. goldstein
1982
12/12 Philip T. Goldstein

Mathemusical

number arrived at via calculator procedure (subtraction of three digits and its reverse, then cross sum), that number on a list of song is played by calculator

adder\nspectator write numbers on paper in envelope, performer removes some they add up to any named number\nstephen tucker\ndavid britland
1982
spell-binder Stephen Tucker, David Britland

Adder

spectator write numbers on paper in envelope, performer removes some they add up to any named number

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

The Miracle Slate Test (The Baffling 16 Digit Effect)

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

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

Janussum

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

sum fantastic\nno. 94, two spectators make up a six-digit number, performer has four numbers that add up to it\nfred barlow\nwill dexter\nkarl fulves
1983
self-working number magic Fred Barlow, Will Dexter, Karl Fulves

Sum Fantastic

No. 94, two spectators make up a six-digit number, performer has four numbers that add up to it

lightning strikes thrice\nno. 10, three numbers and totals arrived at with blank cards, they are all identical\nstewart judah\nlightning strikes thrice\nstewart judah
1983
self-working number magic Stewart Judah

Lightning Strikes Thrice

No. 10, three numbers and totals arrived at with blank cards, they are all identical

stunumbers\nno. 17, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards, for credit information see "future choice" reference\nshigeo futagawa\nfuture choice\npeter duffie\nrobin robertson\nurban legends\nkarl fulves\nlucky you\nmichał kociołek
1983
self-working number magic Shigeo Futagawa

Stunumbers

No. 17, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards, for credit information see "Future Choice" reference

future thought\nno. 33, dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination\nl. vosburgh lyons\nfuture thot\nl. vosburgh lyons
1983
self-working number magic L. Vosburgh Lyons

Future Thought

No. 33, dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination

date sense\nno. 72, numbers on calendar are added, matrix force\nwalter b. gibson\ndate sense\nwalter b. gibson
1983
self-working number magic Walter B. Gibson

Date Sense

No. 72, numbers on calendar are added, matrix force

auto suggestion\nno. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cards\nkarl fulves\ncrazy calendar\nmartin gardner
1983
self-working number magic Karl Fulves

Auto Suggestion

No. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cards

super prophet\nno. 99, numbers from one to six listed a few times and added, total predicted\nkarl fulves\nthe million-dollar prediction\nkarl fulves
1983
self-working number magic Karl Fulves

Super Prophet

No. 99, numbers from one to six listed a few times and added, total predicted

the million-dollar prediction\nno. 101, four people call out four-digit numbers, all digits written out on billets and mixed, new number formed, total predicted\nkarl fulves\nsuper prophet\nkarl fulves\na curious number force\nmartin gardner
1983
self-working number magic Karl Fulves

The Million-Dollar Prediction

No. 101, four people call out four-digit numbers, all digits written out on billets and mixed, new number formed, total predicted

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

Weird Prophecy

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

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

Into the Fourth Dimension

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

master secret of the swami\nthree digit number test, spectator first gets one right, then two and finally the complete number\ndr. stanley jaks\ng.k. on dr. jaks' "master secret of the swami"\ngary kurtz\ndr. stanley jaks
1984
the incredible dr. stanley jaks Dr. Stanley Jaks

Master Secret of the Swami

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

calculating snippet\ntwo strips of paper with numbers are cut by spectator, numbers at cut-off spot are added, predicted\njon racherbaumer\n"line o' type" (harry lorayne, the magic book, 1977)\nmum, june 1979
1984
at the table Jon Racherbaumer

Calculating Snippet

two strips of paper with numbers are cut by spectator, numbers at cut-off spot are added, predicted

Inspired by

"Line o' Type" (Harry Lorayne, The Magic Book, 1977)

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

Backdate

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

locked thoughts\nno. 24, four spectators whisper numbers which are written down, their total is predicted or opens lock, stooge\n unknown
1985
self-working paper magic
Unknown

Locked Thoughts

No. 24, four spectators whisper numbers which are written down, their total is predicted or opens lock, stooge

6801 prediction\ncomedy prediction with a twist, 1089 force\nsteve beam\nthe mysteries of nine\n unknown\nt. o'connor sloane\noops 9: look out for a number\nchan canasta\nthe trapdoor issue #13\nsteve beam
1986
the trapdoor — volume one Steve Beam

the four bit machine\nnumber cards from 1 to 16, put in square formation and four are selected, their total predicted\ndavid britland
1986
psychomancy David Britland

The Four Bit Machine

number cards from 1 to 16, put in square formation and four are selected, their total predicted

the pretend prediction\nimaginary or clear dice rolled, total predicted\nkarrell fox\nice dice\nphilip t. goldstein\nstewart james
1986
for my next trick... Karrell Fox

fifthought\nthree numbers added, total predicted on calculator, then chosen digit of this total divined\nphilip t. goldstein\n"five thoughts ahead" (peter warlock)
1989
a phil goldstein collection Philip T. Goldstein

Fifthought

three numbers added, total predicted on calculator, then chosen digit of this total divined

brain scan\nnumber arrived at with procedure, a fax sent earlier predicts that number in an indirect way\nben harris
1990
mad fax and other mysteries Ben Harris

Brain Scan

number arrived at with procedure, a fax sent earlier predicts that number in an indirect way

twins & triplets\nmultiple color thumb tip nail writer, used for number prediction
- triple thumb tip writer\nsteve dusheck\n"three track mind" (connie haden)
1991
dusheck's thumb tip magic Steve Dusheck

Twins & Triplets

multiple color thumb tip nail writer, used for number prediction

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

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

No/No.

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

Related to

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

the crimson count\nprediction of a number between one and ten, numbers on cards predicted one is red, first published in burt sperber's "miracles of my friends" 1982\nthomas alan waters
1993
mind, myth & magick Thomas Alan Waters

The Crimson Count

prediction of a number between one and ten, numbers on cards predicted one is red, first published in Burt Sperber's "Miracles of My Friends" 1982

additiontal ideas suggested by max howard\nfor insta-fax card printer, using it with "calculation sensation" (bob king), out to lunch combination\nmax howard
1993
the insta-fax card printer Max Howard

Additiontal Ideas Suggested by Max Howard

for Insta-Fax Card Printer, using it with "Calculation Sensation" (Bob King), Out to Lunch combination

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

Verity Off

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

predict-perfect\nnine jumbo cards with numbers from one to nine are formed into three three-digit numbers, the total is predicted, chart to repeat effect with different numbers\nmeir yedid\ncombo lock combo\nmark garetz
1994
predict-perfect Meir Yedid

Predict-Perfect

nine jumbo cards with numbers from one to nine are formed into three three-digit numbers, the total is predicted, chart to repeat effect with different numbers

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

The Invisible Cards and Envelopes

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

Inspired by

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

florariggs\nbag with bulldog clip, prediction of three numbers, in bag rose for spectator\njohn riggs\nflora-mental\ndavid douglas
1995
the magic of john riggs John Riggs

Florariggs

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

digit tell us\n"thoughts on a classic number stunt"
three digit number, taken reversed and subtracted, fool-proof method\nkarl fulves
1995
the fine print Karl Fulves

Digit Tell Us

"Thoughts on a classic number stunt"
three digit number, taken reversed and subtracted, fool-proof method

mathematical magic\nsix-digit number, taken reversed, used in calculation, table with different outcomes, also for five-, four-, three- and two-digit numbers\nwalter brookes\nthayer's bulletin, april 1923\napplication\nkarl fulves
1995
the fine print Walter Brookes

Mathematical Magic

six-digit number, taken reversed, used in calculation, table with different outcomes, also for five-, four-, three- and two-digit numbers

highway robbery\nletters correspond to letters for fun number reveal\njohn mulholland\nkarl fulves\ndemonstration of "affinity of letters and figures" (linking ring, march 1933)\ninformant\nkarl fulves
1995
the fine print John Mulholland, Karl Fulves

Highway Robbery

letters correspond to letters for fun number reveal

Related to

Demonstration of "Affinity of Letters and Figures" (Linking Ring, March 1933)

number magic\nno. 13, spectator uses the value of a card and another number for calculation with calculator, both numbers divined when total is seen\nkarl fulves
1995
easy magic Karl Fulves

Number Magic

No. 13, spectator uses the value of a card and another number for calculation with calculator, both numbers divined when total is seen

pocket presto\nno. 58, spectator counts his change and puts one coin into pocket, amount of change divined after some calculations\ncalvin cole\nkarl fulves\none of those things\ncalvin cole
1995
easy magic Calvin Cole, Karl Fulves

Pocket Presto

No. 58, spectator counts his change and puts one coin into pocket, amount of change divined after some calculations

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

The Invisible Cards and Envelopes

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

split thought\nace through ten of hearts on top, numbers thought of by two spectators and after some mental calculation by spectators the numbers are divined\nbob king\nken krenzel trick from new jinx\nin "classic stand up close-up" (bob king)
1996
five-star magic Bob King

Split Thought

Ace through Ten of Hearts on top, numbers thought of by two spectators and after some mental calculation by spectators the numbers are divined

g.k. on dr. jaks' "master secret of the swami"\nthree digit number test, spectator first gets one right, then two and finally the complete number\ngary kurtz\ndr. stanley jaks\nmaster secret of the swami\ndr. stanley jaks
1997
the ultimate chairs prediction (plus) Gary Kurtz, Dr. Stanley Jaks

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

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

a mind for money\nfive envelope with some coin change, four chosen, content added, amount predicted\ntony bartolotta\ninformant\nkarl fulves\ninformant\nkarl fulves\nletters\nc. d. oeloff\nvernon winiecke\nhoward schaefer\nr. farrell
1997
underworld Tony Bartolotta

A Mind For Money

five envelope with some coin change, four chosen, content added, amount predicted

none is a number\n"dot com - tricks and stunts with numbers"
row, column or diagonal on calculator layout chosen, those digits typed in and multiplied with another row, then child's age added, final number and child's age divined, credit information\nkarl fulves
1997
the fine print Karl Fulves

None Is A Number

"Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
row, column or diagonal on calculator layout chosen, those digits typed in and multiplied with another row, then child's age added, final number and child's age divined, credit information

combo lock combo\nnine jumbo cards with numbers from one to nine are formed into three three-digit numbers, the total is predicted, opens padlock with spectator's ring\nmark garetz\nlarry becker's "the ultimate matrix" in "mentalism for magicians"\nthunderbolt\nlarry becker\npredict-perfect\nmeir yedid
1997
mind & magic magazine Mark Garetz

Combo Lock Combo

nine jumbo cards with numbers from one to nine are formed into three three-digit numbers, the total is predicted, opens padlock with spectator's ring

Inspired by

Larry Becker's "The Ultimate Matrix" in "Mentalism for Magicians"

paradox redux\n"dot com - tricks and stunts with numbers"
tapestry parity principle, credit information, 4x4 number matrix, 19 or 61\nphilip t. goldstein\nparadox papers\nmartin gardner
1998
the fine print Philip T. Goldstein

Paradox Redux

"Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
tapestry parity principle, credit information, 4x4 number matrix, 19 or 61

the number palace\n"dot com - tricks and stunts with numbers"
instruction game with calculations on roulette betting layout\nkarl fulves\ntransversale\njohn bragoli\ninformant\nkarl fulves
1998
the fine print Karl Fulves

The Number Palace

"Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
instruction game with calculations on roulette betting layout

folding numbers\npaper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, sum of one orientation predicted, parity\njack avis\nparadox papers\nmartin gardner
1998
vis à vis Jack Avis

Folding Numbers

paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, sum of one orientation predicted, parity

the irs divination\nsum divination\nken de courcy\na book test by tom craven in "the linking ring" january, 1995.
1998
mind & magic magazine Ken De Courcy

The IRS Divination

sum divination

Inspired by

a book test by Tom Craven in "The Linking Ring" January, 1995.

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

Total Knock Out

number divination and prediction with gaffed calculator, based on John Cornelius' "Total Recall"

date certain\n"dot com - tricks and stunts with numbers"
on calendar some days are circled and a calculation made, predicted\nmel bennett
1999
the fine print Mel Bennett

Date Certain

"Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
on calendar some days are circled and a calculation made, predicted

padding\nadd a number coincidence, first published in "something borrowed, something new", 1941\npaul curry\nrescue 2000\nmick ayres
2001
paul curry's worlds beyond Paul Curry

Padding

add a number coincidence, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941

mental math\nno. 10, three spectator concoct three-didget numbers from cards, they are added and sum predicted as four cards in case\n unknown
2001
new self-working card tricks
Unknown

Mental Math

No. 10, three spectator concoct three-didget numbers from cards, they are added and sum predicted as four cards in case

a perfect strike\nno. 72, ten-card layout folded and some values added to force a number\nmel bennett\nthree card tricks\nmel bennett
2001
new self-working card tricks Mel Bennett

A Perfect Strike

No. 72, ten-card layout folded and some values added to force a number

cell block\nspectator chosen and some birthdays added, medium called on cell phone and it divines the spectator and the number\nwilson reed
2001
latter day secrets Wilson Reed

Cell Block

spectator chosen and some birthdays added, medium called on cell phone and it divines the spectator and the number

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

Add Infinitum

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

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

The Press Club Prediction

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

miracle slate\nsliding section on slate, part of slate covered with paper, can be filled in from behind for any prediction\npeter warlock\non one-ahead & mental epic\nkarl fulves\njoseph dunninger\ntheodore annemann\npeter warlock
2002
latter day secrets Peter Warlock

Miracle Slate

sliding section on slate, part of slate covered with paper, can be filled in from behind for any prediction

steve's nothing-to-do-with-canning's-idea prediction\nnumber is formed by simple arithmetics and predicted with a coin\nsteve beam
2002
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 4 Steve Beam

future choice\nfive envelope with numbers on either side, added in some way by spectator, total predicted, repeat, see vol. 2 reference for credit information\npeter duffie\nrobin robertson\n"one to eight" (george sands, bill simon's mathematical magic, 1964)\nstunumbers\nshigeo futagawa\nnotes & corrections\nmax maven
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1 Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Future Choice

five envelope with numbers on either side, added in some way by spectator, total predicted, repeat, see Vol. 2 reference for credit information

Inspired by

"One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)

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

Triple Number Prediction

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

mitosis\ntwo spectators each write down sic digit numbers, add them together, calls that number on a phone, turns out to be magician's cellphone number\ndavid acer\nmitosis\ndavid acer
2004
random acts of magic David Acer

Mitosis

two spectators each write down sic digit numbers, add them together, calls that number on a phone, turns out to be magician's cellphone number

double digit inflation\nusing the tent prediction as a two-way out\ndoug canning\nsteve beam\ni've got your number\nlewis jones
2004
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 5 Doug Canning, Steve Beam

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

Tri-Out

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

urban legends\nfour urban legends and their opposite on cards along with eight numbers, some cards are turned over and numbers added, force for 47
- second method
- background\nkarl fulves\nstunumbers\nshigeo futagawa\ntri-out\nkarl fulves
2006
prolix Karl Fulves

Urban Legends

four urban legends and their opposite on cards along with eight numbers, some cards are turned over and numbers added, force for 47

the aag principle\nfive by five square filled with numbers generated by adding numbers up, magician can predict the total\nstewart james\nnew tops, oct 1962
2007
the essential stewart james Stewart James

The AAG Principle

Five by five square filled with numbers generated by adding numbers up, magician can predict the total

ontene prediction\nsixteen cards dealt into four by four square, magician predicts the sum of any chosen row or column\nstewart james\nhandwritten notes, june 1983
2007
the essential stewart james Stewart James

Ontene Prediction

Sixteen cards dealt into four by four square, magician predicts the sum of any chosen row or column

numismatica\n"they've got your number"
after some calculation, one of five force numbers is the outcome\nkarl fulves\nnumismatrick\nrobin robertson
2008
xtra credit Karl Fulves

Numismatica

"they've got your number"
after some calculation, one of five force numbers is the outcome

mitosis\ntwo spectators each write down sic digit numbers, add them together, calls that number on a phone, turns out to be magician's cellphone number\ndavid acer\nmitosis\ndavid acer
2011
more power to you David Acer

Mitosis

two spectators each write down sic digit numbers, add them together, calls that number on a phone, turns out to be magician's cellphone number

werbung à la carte\non business cards and magic with special printed business cards, five routines
- effektkarten
- visitenkarten idee #1 (princess card trick)
- visitenkarten idee #2 (number prediction with fingers, gag)
- visitenkarten idee #3 (letters sort to words)
- visitenkarten idee #4 (using stickers instead of business cards)
- visitenkarten idee #5 (on flyers)\nwolfgang moser
2011
kreationen Wolfgang Moser

Werbung à la Carte

on business cards and magic with special printed business cards, five routines

Effektkarten

Visitenkarten Idee #1 (Princess Card trick)

Visitenkarten Idee #2 (number prediction with fingers, gag)

Visitenkarten Idee #3 (letters sort to words)

Visitenkarten Idee #4 (using stickers instead of business cards)

the mysterious number seven\nsum prediction of numbers filled in grid, uses the aag principle\nstewart james\npersi diaconis\nron graham
2012
magical mathematics Stewart James, Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

The Mysterious Number Seven

Sum prediction of numbers filled in grid, uses the AAG Principle

fold & cheat\n3x3 grid with numbers on paper, folded in different ways and numbers added, medium called and some of the digits named, medium knows rest\nkarl fulves
2012
prolix Karl Fulves

Fold & Cheat

3x3 grid with numbers on paper, folded in different ways and numbers added, medium called and some of the digits named, medium knows rest

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

Update

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

the human lottery machine\nfour-digit number chosen, four balls with those digits are regurgitated by performer\nben hart
2020
the darkest corners Ben Hart

The Human Lottery Machine

four-digit number chosen, four balls with those digits are regurgitated by performer