35 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / Spectator's Name on Card
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Aldini Pre-cardiction Prediction written on blank card, the other spectator writes their name on it. Card freely chosen from six cards
1969 24
Ken De Courcy The Very Personal Card Discovery completely out of hand, spectator chooses a card and loses it, spreads deck, one card has his initials and it's the selection
1980 24
Paul Gertner Don't Get Personal spectator's name appears on throught-of card
Dec. 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 12)
568
Denny Laub, Gary Inglese The Dream named selection has spectator's name on its back
Variations Oct. 1983
Magick (Issue 324)
1617
Paul Harris Fan Dance spectator's initials on small piece of cardboard, it moves up and down a fan and vanishes, initials appear on selection
1984 50
Edward Marlo Female spectator's name on back of named card
VariationsAlso published here 1986 44
Gary Kurtz The Name is the Same prediction, at the end spectator's name appears on back of card
Related to 1988 20
Bruce Barnett Dream World chosen Tarot card has name on back
Inspired by Mar. 1989
Magick (Issue 419)
2095
Gary Kurtz Name It! at the end spectator's name appears on back of card
Related toVariations 1990 46
Gary Dudash Beautiful Dreamer named card has X on one and name of spectator on other side
1991 32
John Riggs Dream Design cards with various symbols, one is named and on the back is name of spectator
Inspired by 1995
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 2)
95
Paul Harris The Fluffer Deck name of spectator vanishes from single card an appears across whole spread of cards
1996 47
Paul Harris The Anything Deck any named word is written on the backs of cards in a prediction packet, one letter on each card
Related toVariations 1996 23
Joshua Jay Dear Journal Journal entries written on freely selected playing cards divine selected card, with final journal entry revealing spectator's name
1999 112
Kuniyasu Fujiwara Mr. Green's Prediction any last name named by spectator, eventually it is shown to be the only odd-backed card in a deck of blank cards with names on them
Also published here May 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 5)
34
Jay Sankey What's In A Name? Name of spectator appears on predicted card
2003
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic)
51
Paul Green Thanks! select card travels to performer's pocket twice, spectator chooses the same card which travels to pocket once more, then a jumbo card with spectator's name and same value is produced from pocket
Jan. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 5)
83
Wesley James A Sleight Case of Murder "beta", card predicted, names on every card back and selection has spectator's name
  • Alternates for the Pass
  • Alternate Methods
  • Premise Variations
Inspired by
  • "Who Killed Roger Rabbit?" (Dale Dewey)
2004 104
Jack Avis Cards to Blanks with Signatures packet trick with name of spectator on blank cards
2006 33
Sean Carpenter Named! spectator's name appears written on the back of his selection
Also published here
  • DVD "Sean Carpenter’s General Magic"
2006 11
Tyler Wilson Oscar The Grouch deck with celebrity-names on backs, some transformations on both sides of one of those cards, back changes to named name
Also published here Oct. 2007
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 3)
22
Tyler Wilson Oscar The Grouch deck with celebrity-names on backs, some transformations on both sides of one of those cards, back changes to named name
Also published here 2010 164
David Corsaro Getting to Know You spectator's name appears on blank faced card in deck with name cards, with comedy predictions to begin
2010 13
Matt Marcy Name a Card card chosen from blank deck with various first names on them, spectator choses his own name
Inspired by
  • "Big Reaction" (Andy Nyman)
2013 56
Hiroyuki Sakai Extra Step: Strange Relationship two decks, on backs of chosen card are names of performer and spectator
2013 37
Kuniyasu Fujiwara Mr. Green's Prediction any last name named by spectator, eventually it is shown to be the only odd-backed card in a deck of blank cards with names on them
Also published here 2013 103
Alexander de Cova Der weibliche Kalendereffekt spectator's name on back of named card, combined with birthday book
Inspired byRelated toVariations Aug. 2014 749
Alexander de Cova Female spectator's name on back of named card, combined with birthday book
Inspired by 2015 113
Ryan Matney It's Alive miniature card comes out of torn Queen with spectator's name written on its back
Also published here 2020 164
Ryan Matney It's Alive miniature card comes out of torn Queen with spectator's name written on its back
Also published here Feb. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 2)
72
John Graham Name-Dropper any name is written on the backs of cards in a prediction packet, one letter on each card, involves the divination of a selection and a gag prediction written on the case
Inspired by 2021 9
Eugene Burger Destiny Has a Name ten cards in a circle layout, one chosen with two invisible dice and counting, it is predicted either in case or with spectator's name on back, text from 2014 pamphlet
2021 59
Juan Tamariz Decrypting values of cards equal letters, spectators may name letters to match numbers, chosen cards form name of spectator and group of cards turns out to form the birthdate of spectator
2022 9
Asi Wind Anybody & Nobody deck with random marks on the side, spectator removes bunches of cards so two piles are made, one has "Nobody" written on the edges, the other a chosen first name, no faros, Rounders corner stripper deck, with introductory discussion about the effect by John Graham and Asi Wind
  • Getting the Name (Three Methods)
    • 1. Pre-Show
    • 2. With an Assistant (no pre-show)
    • 3. iCurveball (no pre-show, no assistant)
Inspired by
  • no-faro Unshuffled on television by Nimrod Harel
2023 39
Adam W. Elbaum The Visible Deck named card has spectator's name written on it, using rough/smooth or plasti-dip spray (Science Friction), with alternative presentations
  • Stop! (STOP written on card that the spectator stops at in another deck)
  • In the Pocket (freely pocketed card matches with card that has POCKET written on it)
  • Happy Birthday (birthday book)
  • Business Card
  • Spinning Coin (Pascal El Hakim inspired, two-deck coincidence)
  • Logo
  • Shape (named shape is on named card)
  • Mr. Sticky (stick figure presentation)
Related to June 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 6)
56