297 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / Open Prediction Theme
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Marlo Open Prediction multiple methods
  • 1st Variation
  • 2nd Variation
Related to 1953 152
Bill Simon The Vital Prediction
1954 26
Stewart James Fifty-One Faces North conditions are spelled out
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
1
Stewart James The Open Prediction effect description reproduced from The Cardician
  • Major Points
  • Analysis of Motivation
  • Open Prediction Variants
  • Basic Card Prediction Principles
    • 1. Force
    • 2. Multiple Revealment
    • 3. Delayed Action
  • Approaching the Problem
Related to Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
2
Stewart James The Open Prediction #1 card predicted, another card selected and replaced, the card after that selection is then dealt as only face-down card, with reverse cull under-the-spread force
Variations Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
4
Stewart James The Open Prediction #2 reverse-cull placement after dealing procedure
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
5
Stewart James The Open Prediction #3 reverse-cull placement after dealing procedure, card can be removed cleanly
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
5
Stewart James The Open Prediction #4 similar to #1
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
6
Stewart James The Open Prediction #5 two-step switch after dealing procedure
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
6
Stewart James The Open Prediction #6 spectator stops dealing from face-up deck, then cuts deck face down and deals top card face down, using Henry Gavin's New False Cut
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
7
Stewart James The Open Prediction #7 card is chosen and lost, the card after that selection is then dealt as only face-down card later
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
7
Stewart James The Open Prediction #8 card is chosen and lost, the card after that selection is then dealt as only face-down card later
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
8
Stewart James The Open Prediction #9 after the card is dealt face down, the remaining cards are put face-down on top making a faced deck
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
8
Stewart James The Open Prediction #10 starts with a free cut, halves are placed back-to-back, card at separation is only card dealt face down
Inspired by Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
8
Stewart James The Open Prediction #11 similar to previous method with back-to-back deck after cut, ungaffed, prediction written on face of another card
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
9
Stewart James The Open Prediction #12 similar to previous method with back-to-back deck after cut, prediction written on face of another card
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
10
Stewart James The Open Prediction #13 deck cut with slip force, halves are placed back-to-back, card at separation is only card dealt face down
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
10
Stewart James The Open Prediction #14 reverse-culling a double facer next to the only face-down indifferent card
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
11
Stewart James The Open Prediction #15 prediction shown after the deal, dealt cards dealt once more to check for prediction, glide as switch
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
11
Stewart James The Open Prediction #16 double facer ends up next to face-down card, fake explanation (for cleaning up) with another prediction and first card changes into second card
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
12
Stewart James The Open Prediction #17 blank-backed card with prediction written on its back, kind of SBS, prediction (written on blank card) is in glass and chosen card is added to it
Inspired by
  • "Lejun" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Aug. 1954, p. 88)
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
13
Stewart James The Open Prediction #18 with stranger card
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
13
Stewart James The Open Prediction #19 with stranger card
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
14
Stewart James The Open Prediction #20 with stranger card
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
14
Stewart James The Open Prediction #21 indicator card stabbed into deck behind back and card next to it is later dealt face down
Inspired by Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
15
Stewart James The Open Prediction #22 indicator card stabbed into deck behind back and card next to it is later dealt face down
Inspired by Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
15
Stewart James The Open Prediction #23 indicator card stabbed into deck behind back and card next to it is later dealt face down
Inspired by Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
15
Stewart James The Open Prediction #24 psychological stop force, with out by Arthur Carter (different effect really)
Related to
  • out by Arthur Carter in The Pentagram, Feb. 1953
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
16
Stewart James The Open Prediction #25 stacked deck shuffled (briefly) by spectator, card named, next card predicted and should be dealt as only face-down card
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
17
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #26 prediction written on face of another card (which is used to hold out the force card), turnover pass
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
18
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #27 prediction card palmed to bottom of deck after the deal, double deal turnover
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
18
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #28 prediction written on sticky double facer
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
19
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #29 under-the-spread force and cards above and below are turned over, then dealing through cards without turning anything over
Inspired by Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
19
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #30 bold discrepancy spread touch force, top card forced
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
19
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #31 stooge
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
20
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #32 prediction written on double facer, using a move from the Hastings routine
Related toVariations Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
20
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #33 prediction written on double facer, variation of previous routine
Inspired by Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
20
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #34 switch with Turnover Change after deal
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
20
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #35 double facer and turnover pass
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
21
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #36 palmed-in double facer and Downs Change
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
21
Francis Haxton The Marlo-Curry Prediction
Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
14
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #37 prediction written on double facer, prediction later inserted in spread after deal
Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
15
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #38 card with prediction written on it is shuffled into deck ("mildly", risky), the card after that one is left face down in dealing process
Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
15
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #39 spectator cuts and turns that part over and deals through it, first face-down card left face down
Variations Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
15
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #40 spectator cuts and turns that part over and deals through it, first face-down card left face down, marked instead of stacked
Inspired by Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
16
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #41 full-deck stack, value of top card used to determine which card will be dealt face down
Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
16
Peter Warlock Warlock's Way double facer at bottom after deal, slid next to reversed card with under-the-spread handling
July 1956
Ibidem (Issue 6)
3
Edward Marlo A Rough Prediction Open Prediction methods using a roughed forcing deck, performer deals
  • First Presentation (spectator stops as performer deals)
  • Second Presentation (spectator thinks of a number and then stops dealing at the number, "Did you think of number x?")
  • Third Presentation (spectator thinks of one of the indifferent cards, predicted card is next to it)
  • Fourth Presentation (two cards end up in the same position in two halves)
  • Fifth Presentation (prediction card made with another deck)
Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
2
James Steranko Sudden Thought faced deck method
1960 63
Edward Marlo Blank Card Prediction prediction written on blank card matches ESP card taken from spread
  • Method No. 1
  • Method No. 2
  • Variation on the above in case a blank card is not available (also for Open Prediction)
  • Method No. 3 (also for Open Prediction)
  • Method No. 4
  • Variation in case repeat is to be done
1960 15
Edward Marlo The Prediction (Open or Closed) "Tenth Effect", card touched face down, it is pushed in center of face-up deck which is then spread
1962 17
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction sticky double facer
Also published here Dec. 1967 145
Robert Parrish On the Open Prediction see also p. 270 for reference
Related toVariations Winter 1968
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio)
223
Karl Fulves Note
Variations Dec. 1968 230
Edward Marlo Marlo Handles the Open Prediction comments and conditions, followed by "10 Variations, 15 Methods"
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
1
Edward Marlo Marlo's Repeat Open Prediction three phases with Stik-Tack
  • Method 1
  • Method 2 (inspired by Parrish reference)
  • Method 3
Inspired by Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
3
Edward Marlo When Stuck Without the Stik-Tack
  • Method 4
  • Method 5
  • Method 6
Related to Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
6
Edward Marlo Second Repeat Version Stik-Tak
  • Method 7
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
7
Edward Marlo Method Eight double facer, Stik-Tak
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
10
Edward Marlo Open Prediction (Automatic Jog) Method 9
Related toVariations Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
10
Edward Marlo The Spectator's Prediction spectator makes prediction
  • Method 10
Related toVariations Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
12
Edward Marlo The Joker's Prediction cards in numerical order, face-down card turns out to be Joker
  • Method 11
Inspired by Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
13
Edward Marlo Open Prediction (Deal Thorough) with five variations
  • Method 12
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
14
Jon Racherbaumer First Variation of Method 12
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
15
Edward Marlo Open Prediction (Switch Method)
  • Method 13
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
19
Edward Marlo, Millard Lichter Latest Spectator's Open Prediction memorized deck, psychological force with divination out
  • Method 14
Related to Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
20
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley The Unwritten Prediction card dealt face down is only odd-backed card in deck
  • Method 15
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
21
Edward Marlo Marlo's Original Solution to the Open Prediction psychological force
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
23
Gene Nielsen S S Open Prediction
Inspired by Winter 1969
Hierophant (Issue 2)
93
Karl Fulves The Closed Prediction spectator removes card from sixteen-card packet, performer faro shuffles and finds mate
Mar. 1970
Epilogue (Issue 8)
63
Fred Lessor Open & Shut Prediction
Nov. 1970
Epilogue (Issue 10)
79
Edward Marlo another open prediction
Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
160
Rolf Andra The Open Prediction prediction, card stopped at remembered and then dealt through cards, card next to remembered card matched prediction
1970
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 31 No. 3)
51
Edward Marlo Marlo's Phantom Deck red-blue rough-smooth deck
  • First Effect: spectator stops at only odd-backed card, Open Prediction with backs
  • Second Effect: thought of card has odd back
  • Third Effect: touched card has odd back
June 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6)
43
David Solomon Doubly Open gaffed
Variations Oct. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10)
80
Jerry K. Hartman Predictable Prediction Various ways of doing Open Prediction
1973 55
Gene Nielsen Open Prediction prediction written on paper
1974
Magick (Issue 105)
523
Jerry K. Hartman Irresistible Prediction packet of ten cards, spectator names one as the “open prediction” and packet is shuffled, spectator stops as magician deals through packet and stopped-at card is the prediction, see also “Irresistible Force” p. 22
1974 58
Harry Lorayne The Lorayne Force Open Prediction
1975 80
Marvin Johnson Re-Opened Prediction two methods
Feb. 1975 866
Rick Johnsson Ten-Boy-Curry using the IBGTH Switch
1976 45
Paul Curry The Open Prediction with gimmick
Variations 1977 44
Karl Fulves Intro credit information on Stewart James' "51 Faces North"
1978 1
Karl Fulves L.S. Gee
Related to 1978 3
Karl Fulves Dreamspeak
1978 5
Karl Fulves D'Joan
1978 5
Karl Fulves Think Blue done with deck face up during dealing
1978 6
Karl Fulves Adding Up
1978 7
Karl Fulves Moving Middle
1978 8
Karl Fulves You Missed apparent mistake, open prediction is seen dealt face up, still successful outcome
1978 11
Karl Fulves A Device, Cloaked joker as open prediction, it changes to the card left face down
1978 13
Karl Fulves About Faces
1978 14
Karl Fulves Open Transpo deck in new deck order, reversed card after dealing changes place with joker in pocket
1978 17
Karl Fulves Field Effect
1978 19
Karl Fulves Electro Glide glide while the spectator holds the deck
1978 20
Karl Fulves Under Cover
1978 21
Karl Fulves Under-the-Hank Open Prediction
1978 23
Karl Fulves Quarter Finals further comments on the "Open Prediction" plot
1978 24
Edward Marlo The Re-Opened Prediction
  • 2nd Method
  • 3rd Method
  • 4th Method: The Spectator's Open Prediction (based on Curry's in reference)
  • The Final Method
Inspired by 1979 153
Karl Fulves The Closed Prediction spectator removes card from 16-card packet, performer faro shuffles and finds mate
1979 29
David Britland Quasi
Variations Jan. 1979
The Talon (Issue 3)
30
Jon Racherbaumer The Blue Intruder Strikes Again! spectator choses only blue card in red back, using brainwave deck
1980
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant)
56
Ken Simmons Open Prediction Re-Opened four methods, using card under mat techniques
1981 34
Gary Ouellet The Curry Open Prediction using the Ouellet Switch
1981 23
Stephen Tucker Ajar-Ajar ungaffed deck, different colored back
Inspired by July 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3)
35
Graham Smith Switched card on ribbon spread, switch for open prediction
Mar. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11)
210
David Britland Open all Hours open prediction, with odd backed card, repeated and prediction transforms
1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer))
22
Edward Marlo Olram's Open Prediction ungaffed
Related toVariations
  • "Dark Side of the Moon" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring Vol. 71 No. 2, Feb. 1991)
1983 293
Roger Curzon Deathtrap
Feb. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22)
430
Edward Marlo Application to Open Prediction seven approaches, some using the Ribbon Spread Turnover Switch
1984 317
Larry Jennings L.J.'s Prophesy
July/Aug. 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24)
227
Karl Fulves The Open Prediction No. 7, using cut-deeper force
Variations 1984 9
William P. Miesel Barefaced Commitment prediction written on playing card
1985
Arcane (Issue 13)
183
Dan Garrett Master's Open (Prediction) performer deals
1985 457
Roger Crosthwaite Dealer's Choice open prediction, then other two cards of same Value are produced at named number and by spelling card
1985 21
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction sticky double facer
Also published here 1985 (ca.) 10
David Britland Three Times A Lady two spectators deal face up through a deck each, one card face down, they match and also match prediction, Henry Christ Force
Related to 1986 13
Steve Rogers Central Limit forcing a range of numbers, open prediction application
Aug. 1987
Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 8)
1383
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction double facer
Also published here 1988 220
Tom Craven Unclosed Prediction Effect Variation
Aug. 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 8)
1672
Ken Krenzel Paul Curry's Open Prediction outline of method with card shelf
1990 50
Diabelli Die Gerechtigkeit open prediction with Tarot cards, stopped at card is placed in box
1991 19
Jerry K. Hartman Let's Portend one card is reversed, second deck with same card reversed
1991 505
Jerry K. Hartman Show Stopper with odd-backed card,
Variations 1991 517
P. Howard Lyons Lyons Faces North from a 1955 letter, prediction written on a card and placed aside, when mate of that card is seen its value is used to count to a card which matches prediction
Feb. 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6)
45
Steve Beam The Opened Prediction bold and easy open prediction, name written on joker, no-touch force
Related to 1993 47
Steve Beam The Unopened Prediction prediction card from other deck, two versions, in second version stopped card is odd-backed
1993 50
Steve Beam The Closed Prediction card has different colored back
Inspired by 1993 52
Steve Beam The Public Prediction odd backed card is placed in deck, spectator stops at it
1993 53
John Riggs The Solution
1993 54
Alex Elmsley Open Intruder unknown odd-backed card is found with open prediction procedure from face
VariationsAlso published here 1994 56
Ellison Poland Another Solution To Curry's Open Prediction Problem
Inspired by 1994 55
Aldo Colombini Open Prediction dealing stopped at two cards, they are pushed reversed in deck, then are shown to match open prediction, then they change back color
1994 89
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle The Immortal Card Trick sequence with open prediction, card in the envelope, torn & restored card
1995 70
Simon Aronson Two Possibilities with impromptu handling in final comment
Variations 1995 113
R. Paul Wilson Open and Honest
1995 13
Jerry K. Hartman Show Stopper II with odd-backed card
Inspired by 1995 224
Jerry K. Hartman Single Minded with odd-backed card
1995 227
Paul Cummins Almost Open Prediction
1996 16
Karl Fulves Intro on coming up with methods
1996 2
Karl Fulves The Conditions detailed commentary on Stewart James's conditions
1996 3
Stewart James 51 Face North Conditions reprinted from "Stewart James in Print"
1996 3
Karl Fulves New Conditions including a method
1996 7
Karl Fulves Simplex Open meets "51 Faces North" conditions
1996 10
Karl Fulves Full Disclosure performer deals, Mirage deck
1996 11
Karl Fulves Red Handed using only red cards and prediction is "red", looks like a joke but is only red-backed card
1996 12
Karl Fulves Midnight Hour only red card in black packet
1996 15
Karl Fulves 20 Faces Twice repeat phase
1996 18
Karl Fulves Open Season with repeat phase
1996 19
Karl Fulves Silent Partner with stooge, but not the dealing spectator
1996 21
Karl Fulves Marks The Spot two phase routine, first spectator and performer select same card from ten-card-packet, then open prediction
1996 22
Karl Fulves Fail Safe card case with "Ultra Mental Deck" sticker
1996 24
Karl Fulves Benefactor with two cards that turn out to be mates, Riffle Shuffle Control
1996 25
Karl Fulves Pact Man Penelope's Principle, with Klondike
Related to 1996 27
Karl Fulves His Card His Number packet cut off and counted, another spectator loses card, card at this number, Penelope's Principle
1996 28
Karl Fulves Open Invitation comedy, case with "Trick Deck" on it, rainbow deck with all jokers, AS selected
1996 29
Karl Fulves First Place first spectator cuts near center and remembers card, divined, then open prediction
1996 30
Karl Fulves Second Site two phases
1996 31
Karl Fulves The Smaller Open packet thoughts for Open Prediction theme, Anti-Open Prediction
1996 33
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)
Related to 1996 34
Karl Fulves Pharoh spectator removes a royal flush and puts one of its card back in deck, found again via open prediction procedure, faro placement
1996 36
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 37
Karl Fulves Open Draw 5-card version, posed as problem
1996 39
Karl Fulves Trade Off spectator can change his mind after dealing a card face-down and some more face-up
1996 40
Karl Fulves Department of Corrections red-backed card in blue-backed deck, spectator deals face-up and turns one card face-dwon, it's blue, rest changes to red
Inspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Annemann)
1996 42
Karl Fulves Seers Roebuck small packet version
1996 44
Karl Fulves Diminishing Open presentation idea, procedure in steps
1996 45
Karl Fulves Named Open with named card
1996 46
Karl Fulves A Game of Hazard increasing suspense during deal, surprise ending
1996 48
Karl Fulves Open Minded two cards dealt face-down in Ace-Ten of diamonds, those two are exchanged, posed as problem
1996 49
Karl Fulves Henceforth Map two phases, open prediction with selection, then 51 Faces North variation
1996 50
Karl Fulves O. Henry Predicts Joker in pocket, new pack order, open prediction deal done, card e.g. between Seven and Nine of Hearts is face-down and now the Joker and Eight of Hearts in pocket
Related to 1996 52
Karl Fulves K Kards works four times out of five
1996 54
Karl Fulves Snibbets
1996 55
Karl Fulves 13th Prophet 203rd Force
1996 57
Karl Fulves Further Reading
1996 60
Karl Fulves Open Ended open prediction vs. stop trick
1996 60
Jon Racherbaumer Inside Out on a second-dealing monkey, Ed Marlo anecdote, 51 faces north
Jan. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 5)
65
Ken Krenzel Remote Change out-of-hands, double facer
Inspired by 1997 17
Ken Krenzel Open Prediction: A New Angle lap
1997 21
Karl Fulves Notes On The Date Deck
  • The Last Ten Years
  • Short Cuts
  • Open Dates
1997 30
Wesley James WJ's Spectator's Open Prediction spectator makes prediction
Inspired by 1997 24
John Morgan Wide Open Prediction instantly repeatable
Inspired by
  • Jon Racherbaumer's "Wide Open Prediction"
1997 70
Christian Scherer Das Orakel von Bern
1997 12
Pete Ottaviano, Richard Bartram, Jr. Brainstorm Intruder red/blue double backer, unknown odd-backed card is found with open prediction procedure from face
Inspired by 1997 100
Bernard Bilis The Open Prediction no trick cards or preparation required
Related to 1998 733
Tom Gagnon Open Predicament with named card
  • Seated Version
Also published here Oct. 1998
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 2)
74
Allan Ackerman Back to Hierophant #1 with named card
1999 24
Larry Jennings Devious Open Prediction
  • The Jennings Tapes
spectator deals to previously named number and leaves that one face down
VariationsAlso published here Apr. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 4)
44
Jerry K. Hartman Patent Portent spectator names any card, mate is removed, spectator thinks of any number, spectator deals to that number - all cards face-up except the one, it turns out to be the named card
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Dec. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 12)
56
Tom Gagnon Open Predicament with named card
  • Seated Handling
  • Standup Version
Also published here 1999 25
Baltazar Fuentes The Impossible Open Prediction card touched in face-down spread matches open or unknown prediction
2000 32
Karl Fulves Smudge Prediction open prediction by predicting smudge on the card's face
2000 83
Karl Fulves Open Invitation "Three Trix"
repeat version of Open Prediction, predictions written on backs of previously stopped-at cards, all four cards shown at end
2000 110
Tom Craven Unclosed Prediction
Inspired by 2000 5
Paul Curry The Open Prediction with gimmick
2001 230
Paul Curry A Cur(r)i-ous Prediction spectator turns a card over behind his back which is predicted
2001 281
Karl Fulves Seen, Not Seen No. 41, card openly predicted, number up to ten named, repeated before both cards are shown
2001 92
Karl Fulves 3 On A Match "51 Faces North" solution in three phases, packet version of Open Prediction
2001 146
Jerry K. Hartman Lo And Foretold using an odd-backed prediction card from a second deck
Mar. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 3)
47
Alex Elmsley Open Intruder unknown odd-backed card is found with open prediction procedure from face
Also published here Sep./Oct. 2001
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 3)
53
Jason Alford Handy Prediction in-the-hands
June 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 1)
6
George McBride A Face in the Dark "51 Faces North" solution
  • Alternative Handling
July 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 2)
3
David Regal Open from the Bottom
2002 72
David Regal Roughly Identical gaffed, with four cards
2002 218
Stewart James 51 Faces North
  • The History
  • The Discovery
  • The Secret
  • Conclusion
Related toVariations May/June 2002
The Penumbra (Issue 1)
2
Gordon Bean, Jerry K. Hartman Room 51 commentary
Inspired by July/Aug. 2002
The Penumbra (Issue 2)
18
Jerry K. Hartman Northern Light impossible location followed by 51 Faces North
Inspired byAlso published here Sep./Oct. 2002
The Penumbra (Issue 3)
15
Allan Slaight 51 Paces North
Inspired byAlso published here Nov./Dec. 2002
The Penumbra (Issue 4)
17
Vernon Winiecke Problem Solved 51 Faces North solution
Inspired by
  • Kardyro's Kard Kontrol
2002 233
Karl Fulves An Opening two card Open Prediction type trick, card where spectator stops determined by numbers
Related to 2002 254
Karl Fulves Pokertrik "Problems"
spectator reverses five random cards in deck, performer and spectator take the cards on either side, poker hands, posed as problem
2002 257
Steve Beam Easy on the Curry cut and turn over to select card, prediction in form of mate
Variations 2002 34
Manuel Llaser Llaser Open Prediction double-push off & spread technology to switch out reversed card
VariationsAlso published here Apr. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 8)
78
David Ben Window To The Soul
2003 49
Jim Steinmeyer An open & Shut prediction using two decks
Also published here 2003 16
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson 26 Faces North known black card put in red half, spectator stops somewhere in red half (Biddle Force), at the odd-backed card
Inspired by 2003 3
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson 51 Faces North
Inspired by
  • "A Face in the Dark" (George McBride, Abacus, Dec. 2000)
Related to
2003 23
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson S.O.P. "Slightly Open Prediction", with variation
2003 59
Wesley James Fair Risk "final", "Spectator's Open Prediction", spectator makes prediction
Inspired by 2004 223
Karl Fulves Clear Channel performer and spectator both deal through half the deck and leave one card face-down, both cards divined/predicted
Variations 2004 373
Phil Ogden Open Prediction spectator first selects several cards and from them one final card which matches prediction
2004 50
Trevor McCombie Hellish Hot Curry cut and turn over to select card, with two predictions in form of mates
Inspired by 2004 217
Roy Walton Open Acrobatics open prediction followed by acrobatics sequence with the mates (they travel from the center to both ends and reverse in center)
Also published here July 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 7)
86
Vanni Bossi V.B.'s Very Open Prediction prediction is not known
2005 29
Arthur Trace Relative Prediction Open prediction changes to match selection, first published in Artwerks (Arthur Trace, 2005)
Inspired by
  • "Closed Open Prediction" (Troy Hooser, DesTROYers, 2001)
2006 33
Michael Powers Open Prediction 999 prediction named
  • Variations (named card and memorized deck)
2006 49
Michael Powers Numerical Analysis selection ends up at total of cut-off packet after mixing procedure, Penelope
  • Alternate Presentations (An Open Prediction, A Closed Prediction)
Variations 2006 106
Jim Steinmeyer An Open and Shut Prediction using two decks
Also published here Feb. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 2)
24
Bob Farmer One Face South
  • Flim-FlamMagic
card chosen with open prediction procedure, same card is only face-down card in a picture of face-up spread with one face-down card
Variations May 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 5)
22
Thomas Baxter Forced Into the Open using previous counting force
Dec. 2006
Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. Annual 2006)
28
Justin Higham "Oops" Open Prediction using a form of the Henry Christ Force
2007 354
David Solomon Double Open Open Prediction effect with two cards predicted correctly
Variations 2007 101
David Solomon Doubly Open
Inspired by 2007 172
Jack Parker Open 21 spectator finds his card again via Open Prediction theme
2007 114
Jerry K. Hartman Patent Portent Open Prediction, mate of freely-named card is removed as prediction, spectator deals without first divulging the number-position he’s thinking of
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 247
Jerry K. Hartman A Telling Foretelling Open Prediction, top card is written as prediction and then mixed into deck, during spectator's dealing a card is isolated face down in deck, magician spreads through to display the face-up cards, face-down card matches prediction
2007 252
Jerry K. Hartman Northern Light two phases:
  • spectator thinks of a card in deck based on a freely thought-of number, he deals through deck and magician stops him on correct card
  • magician brings out a pre-written prediction and it’s read aloud, spectator deals to original thought-of number and the card matches the prediction
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 265
Jerry K. Hartman Sought Thought magician makes verbal prediction, spectator cuts deck freely and buries ad card there, spectator deals deck face up and tables the card after the ad card face down, it matches prediction
2007 279
Jerry K. Hartman Force Sight similar plot to “Sought Thought” (p. 279) but spectator completely handles two Jokers that designate the card that will match the prediction
2007 282
Jerry K. Hartman Show and Foretell very similar effect to “Force Sight” (p. 282) with another method to allow spectator to seemingly handle Jokers freely
2007 285
Jerry K. Hartman Show and Foretell II modified handling of “Show and Foretell” (p. 285) without using the “Trojan Force” methodology
2007 291
Tom Stone A Prediction Ajar
Also published here 2007 4
Joel Givens Quadruple Open Prediction four stopped-at cards match predictions, posed as a problem
2007 249
Steve Reynolds Professor Twist's Prediction
2007 25
Nick Trost Trost's Open Prediction
2008 153
Gene Maze Stopper spectator inserts top card reversed in deck, another deck is deal in unison with this one and a match occurs at reversed card, with Open Prediction themed variation
Inspired by 2008
Prolix (Issue 4)
226
Allan Slaight The Eclectic Deck stack for seventeen effects
  • 1. one of five cards thought of and located
  • 2. card location
  • 3. face-up deal stopped, value used to count to selection
  • 4. spelling to thought-of card
  • 5. open prediction
  • 6. card from packet to pocket
  • 7. two-card transposition
  • 8. card from hand to pocket
  • 9. Aces stacked, then Royal Flush dealt
  • 10. five good hands dealt
  • 11. blackjack demo with rubber-banded deck
  • 12. bridge demo with all Spades
  • 13. three-way transposition
  • 14. two selections reverse
  • 15. card chosen, spelled to and some matching cards found
  • 16. Ace assembly (not explained)
  • 17. Mind Mirror challenge location
  • Final Thoughts
  • Closing Credits (credits for all effects)
Also published here
  • Ibidem #32, July 1967
2008 36
Allan Slaight The Allan Slaight Solution 51 Faces North, with spelling and counting
Also published here
  • The James File, 2000
2008 153
Allan Slaight 51 Paces North
Also published here 2008 164
Bill Kalush The Open Ditch
Nov. 2009
The Penumbra (Issue 11)
14
Ken Krenzel Openly Ignored double facer
2009 153
Jon Racherbaumer Wide-Open Prediction with repeat
2009 50
Anthony Owen Sticky Intruder card with mark on face is chosen
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 9
Arie Vilner Underhanded Delivery Application - The Wide Open Prediction using Underhanded Delivery steal from tabled case
Related to 2009 20
Arie Vilner The French Open Larreverse
2009 21
John Bannon Opening The Open Prediction
Also published here 2009 1
John Bannon Fifty-One Fat Chances cut-deeper force approach
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 5
John Bannon Que Será Será three mates used to predict the card
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 11
Steve Beam The Mystery Behind the Mystery anecdote concerning a trick by Raj Madhok
2010 108
Ramón Riobóo Separation Anxiety open prediction made, elimination deal with half the deck and discard pile dealt face up
2010 245
Jim Steinmeyer The Khardova Deck
  • Conjuring
partial rough-smooth
Related toVariations May 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 5)
36
Jim Steinmeyer, Mark LeBerthon Khardova and Over Again ... further suggestion
Inspired by Aug. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 8)
46
Tom Stone Prediction Ajar
Also published here 2011 65
Shane Cobalt Introduction
2012 1
Shane Cobalt 50 Faces North
  • With A Borrowed Deck
2012 2
Steven Hamilton Knee Jerk spectator names card, optional use of double backer
2013 44
Tom Gagnon Open Predicament with named card
  • Stand-up Version
Also published here 2013 113
John Bannon Opening the Open Prediction
Also published here 2013 59
John Bannon Fifty-One Fat Chances cut-deeper force approach
Also published here 2013 61
John Bannon Que Será Será three mates used to predict the card
Also published here 2013 65
Father Alex Open Prediction Uses DL Muck
2014 12
Tomas Blomberg One Improbabilty Open Prediction type of effect
Inspired by 2014 74
Patrick G. Redford Isolated Twist open prediction plot, adhesive, "hidden in intro"
Also published here
  • "Isolated Twist" (Patrick G. Redford, The Open Prediction Project, 2008)
2014 12
Patrick G. Redford The O. P. Spread Open Prediction plot, verbal prediction
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "The O. P. Spread" (Patrick G. Redford, The Open Prediction Project, 2008)
2014 115
Patrick G. Redford Variation #1: Two Person Simulated Thought of Card at Number one spectator thinks of card, other spectator deals and stops at it, dual reality
2014 119
Patrick G. Redford Standing Prediction Open Prediction plot, verbal prediction, no table
Also published here
  • "Standing Prediction" (Patrick G. Redford, The Open Prediction Project, 2008)
2014 123
Steve Beam, Benjamin Earl Deal Force open prediction bluff procedure, no-touch force
Related to 2015 3
Albert Lucio Low Hanging Fruit Open Prediction type of effect
2015 41
Joseph Barry Alternate Handling - Open Prediction
Inspired by 2015 3
David Britland Another Not So Open Prediction
  • Cardopolis
June 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 6)
21
Roberto Giobbi Curry Open about announcing the effect
2016
Hidden Agenda (Issue Mar 2)
66
Roy Walton Open Acrobatics open prediction followed by acrobatics sequence with the mates (they travel from the center to both ends and reverse in center)
Also published here 2016 55
Anthony Owen Sticky Intruder card with mark on face is chosen
Also published here 2017 48
Yves Carbonnier, Stéphane Guekko Open Prediction
2019 258
Tom Gagnon Umpteenth Open Prediction using Gagnon Spread Control
Inspired by 2019 82
Michael Powers Open Mate Prediction card at named position matches prediction card
Inspired by
  • Tom Craven trick in Card Corner, Linking Ring, Feb. 2010
2019 51
Michael Powers Open Prediction 999 card that is dealt face down is signed on back by spectator
Also published here
  • Close-Up Variety Pack II, 1996 lecture notes
  • Linking Ring Parade, April 2015
2019 121
Larry Jennings Devious Open Prediction spectator deals to previously named number and leaves that one face down
Also published here 2020 96
Larry Jennings Unpredictable Prediction spectator deals to previously named number and leaves that one face down
Related to 2020 98
Larry Jennings The Nopen Prediction (No. 2)
2020 531
Ricardo Rodriguez Predicción abierta o el oráculo boards with automatic writing, in one the name of a selected Spanish playing card can be found, ambigram kicker and prediction also on piece of paper
2021 77
Manuel Llaser Llaser Open Prediction double-push off & spread technology to switch out reversed card
Also published here 2022 69
Rajneesh Madhok Open Perception
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Aug. 2004
2022 320
Tyler Wilson The Big O in the hands
  • Alternative Handling
Also published here
  • MAGIC, May 2011
2022 1030
Jason Dean Double Open Prediction ungaffed handling
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Oct. 2012
2022 1151
Michael Weber A Number of Faces North Open Prediction effect with cut deeper force, no-touch
2023 2