81 entries in Paper / Add-a-Number Pad
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Suggestion und Hypnose explanation of the effect
Related to July 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 172
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Geisterschrift à la Conradi numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Oct. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 61
Unknown Das spiritistische Schreibmedium numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Nov. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 75
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
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 103
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
Nov. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 169
Unknown b) Der Notizblock add-a-number pad, clever design, same method as in Conradi's Zauberspiegel
Related to 1903 Moderne Magie 150
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das Geheimnis der Uhr. No. 11, pocket watch placed under silk, contains prediction of name, selected card and total of numbers
1926 Magische Miniaturen 39
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine Addition der Geister oder Rechenkunst in der IV. Dimension sum of four written numbers appears on piece of newspaper when lit with match
1927 Leichte Zauberei 3
David Allison Addition Subterfuge switch of paper before addition
1940 The Jinx (Issue 112) 666
Unknown Mystery of the Traveling Numbers four random numbers are added, sum appears on paper
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 179
William H. McCaffrey "Number Exchange" Routine routine
1943 The Magic 36 33
William S. Houghton Diachylon Number Exchange
1943 The Magic 36 34
William S. Houghton Foolproof Number Prediction
1943 The Magic 36 36
Ottokar Fischer Le point d'interrogation card on stand changes to five cards with numbers, sum of chosen numbers, followed by german translation "Das Fragezeichen"
Mar. 1947 La Baguette Magique (Issue 14) 11
C. A. George Newmann "Super-Divino" Sealed Letter Test numbers added, magician devines total
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 163
Unknown Add-A-Number Pad tunrover
1949 It Must Be Mindreading 39
Dr. William Weyeneth Die restaurierte Trick-Ruine add a number idea, using nail writer, idea from American magazine
1951 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 12 No. 4&5) 32
Dick Jarrow Number Prediction as Richard Jarrow, add-a-number pad with spiral book
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 40
Dr. Conrad, Wanda Musical Telepathy with Add-A-Number divination with band, medium whispers chosen song
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 7
Tony Corinda (5) Astrnomical add a number prediction, serial number of a bill
1958 Predictions 109
Alan Stuart Dictionary Mind Reading prediction of word in book, add-a-number pad
1969 Entertaining Mental Miracles 8
Al Baker Spirit Sum flap slate
July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Richard Lyn Add-A-Brain slips with ESP symbols, ESP card and paper are selected, symbols match
1973 Magick (Issue 77) 383
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle Mind Warp! add-a-number pad, clever handling
1975 Magick (Issue 121) 603
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle No-Touch Sealed Prediction mailed prediction, color, card, number, and vague headline
1975 Magick (Issue 137) 681
Gerald Kosky Total Prediction add-a-number prediction, prediction written on back of card where numbers are added
1975 The Magic of Gerald Kosky 150
Carl Herron Phenomenon! triple prediction of number, coins and card, presentation idea
1976 Magick (Issue 151) 753
Burling Hull Volta's Master Bok Test Mystery several two-digit numbers on paper, cut out, two pieces chosen and all digits added, first sentence on that page divined
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 67
Unknown Add-a-Number Pad turn over
1977 The Green Book of Mentalism 11
Richard Lyn Flip-Flop! subtleties fro add-a-number theme
1977 Magick (Issue 178) 888
Frederick M. Shields Jaws add-a-number with business cards held by bulldog clip
1977 Magick (Issue 179) 892
Bob Haines Mental Lock spectator divine secret number of combination lock, spectator's wallet and keys locked inside the box
1977 Magick (Issue 193) 963
Roy Johnson Switcherama
1977 Third Dimension 52
Geoff Ogram, Roy Johnson Lightning! mechanical switch-pad, paper pulled inside
1977 Third Dimension 55
Al Mann Panoramas of Thought six cards are written on a pad by different spectators, three spectator select a card, three of the written cards are chosen, they correspond with the selections
1978 The Tesseract 5
Philip T. Goldstein Green Bells of Hell different colors are noted down by different people, one color is selected, prediction
1978 Magick (Issue 209) 1041
Bobby Hughes Pocket Pad gaffing, marking and using a spiral-bound pad for Pseudo Psychometry, predictions and add-a-number
1978 Magick (Issue 210) 1048
Leslie Anderson Time Warp numbers are noted and one selected, matches set time by spectator on watch
Related toVariations 1979 Magick (Issue 246) 1227
Philip T. Goldstein Karma photo prediction of chosen car color and license plate number
Related to 1980 The Violet Book of Mentalism 9
Dick Zimmerman The October Man four numbers are written on a pad and added, total appears on calculator held in plastic bag
1980 Magick (Issue 248) 1237
Leslie Anderson The Pad add-a-number pad, page switched while torn from pad
1980 Magick (Issue 249) 1242
Steve Dusheck Pad-I-Add Triks magnetic switch pad
1980 ca. Lecture Notes 15
Al Mann The 16-Digit Effect add-a-number pad in secretary-wallet, signed paper
1982 Of Gifts and Talents 12
Robert Siepielski Names using a magnetic-locking Add-a-Number pad for a Living and Dead routine
June 1982 Magick (Issue 307) 1532
Philip T. Goldstein Test Book Test adding three page numbers to select page
July 1984 Magick (Issue 335) 1671
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Images design for add-a-number pad, spiral-bound pad
Aug. 1985 Magick (Issue 355) 1772
David Kaput Warp's' finger rings on padlock, total of added numbers lead to code to open lock
Jan. 1986 Magick (Issue 364) 1818
Unknown Der Brieftaschen-Wendeblock Himber wallet as add-a-number pad
Dec. 1986 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3&4) 158
Philip T. Goldstein Fifthought three numbers added, total predicted on calculator, then chosen digit of this total divined
Inspired by
  • "Five Thoughts Ahead" (Peter Warlock)
1989 A Phil Goldstein Collection 69
C. A. George Newmann Super-Divino Pad
Related to 1989 A Phil Goldstein Collection 70
Charles Reynolds The Spike prediction pierced on spike, number prediction, three numbers added and multiplied with random number using a die
Aug. 1989 Magick (Issue 426) 2129
Ted Lesley Paper Wait sheet signed in bottom corner
Dec. 1990 Magick (Issue 449) 2243
Paul Hallas A Mental Miracle sum prediction
Related to
  • Fred Barlow's "Mental Prodigies"
  • Some Total (Larry Becker, 1978)
  • Will Dexter's "Computer Mind" in "Feature Magic for Mentalists" p. 113
1990 Mental Mix 10
Steve "Banachek" Shaw A Cheap Add-A-Number Effect
1990 /1999 Prethoughts 17
Thomas Alan Waters Spyklic sum prediction, sum of added numbers can be multiplied by number using a die, 142857
Oct. 1991 Magick (Issue 462) 2310
Karrell Fox Lots'a Lock add-a-number pad to open padlock
1991 Goodies 76
Alexander de Cova 2. Das Wendeblock-Prinzip
  • Die Namensvorhersage (name prediction)
  • Die Zahlenvohersage (number prediction)
1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 87
Rudy T. Hunter Branch Manager words written on pad, chosen one is divined, branching anagram
Feb. 1992 Magick (Issue 468) 2341
Larry Becker Transparen-See using Himber wallet / Becker Blockbuster wallet
  • Pre-Show Variation
1992 Stunners! 409
Harry Anderson Add-a-Number Envelope impromptu, with folded envelope
1993 Wise Guy 46
Harry Anderson Musicalepathy medium divines chosen song
1993 Wise Guy 84
Alexander de Cova Das Transparente Clipboard
  • Die Herstellung es Clipboards
  • Die Zettel
  • Wie das Clipboard arbeitet
  • Die "Klassische" Präparation
  • Methoden, das Deckblatt unbemerkt beiseite zu bringen
  • Die Umschlag-Methode
Also published here 1994 Secrets No. 1 119
Ted Lesley The Working Performer's Switch Pad sheet is switched while it is removed from pad, clipped corner
1994 Paramiracles 111
Alexander de Cova Ein transparentes Clipboard
  • Die Herstellung es Clipboards
  • Die Zettel
  • Wie das Clipboard arbeitet
  • Die "klassische" Präparation
  • Methoden, das Deckblatt unbemerkt beiseite zu bringen
  • Die Umschlag-Methode
  • Routinenvorschläge
Also published here 1994 Seminar 1994 3
Bob King Out to Lunch Add-a-Number
1996 Five-Star Magic 22
John Riggs Add-A-Riggs sum prediction pinned on back, add-a-number with index cards
Aug. 1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 2) 3
Harry Lorayne Sum Prediction And Book Test using Himber wallet
1998 The Himber Wallet Book 220
Karl Fulves Add-a-Number Pad Handling
2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 209
David Oliver Don't Touch numbers added on add-a-number pad, sum predicted
2000 Son of Simon Says! 127
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
Also published here May 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 5) 63
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
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 297
Luke Jermay Phone Predicton three cards are predicted and random numbers add up to performers cell phone number
2004 The Coral Fang 32
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
Also published here 2004 Random Acts of Magic 290
Carl Montada On Add-a-Number Pads
2008 Gedanken zum Lesen 34
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
Also published here 2011 More Power to You 149
Barrie Richardson Forcing Flip-Pad
Also published here
  • The Magician, Jan. 2006
2011 Curtain Call 217
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Switching Notepad
2014 Lecture Notes 2014 24
Colin McLeod Additional Thoughts spectators write differente pieces of information on a piece of paper, other spectator selects one and information is divined
Inspired by
  • Banachek's "Q&A Pad"
  • Docc Hilford's "Questa"
  • Jeromey Finley's "In the Madhouse"
2014 Divine 116
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Switching Notepad
2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 52
Ben Hart Add-A-Number Pad
2020 The Darkest Corners 234
Nathan Kranzo Nifty Ring Force Thought of card appears at exact position inside a loaf of sliced bread
2021 Kranzilla Unleashed 54