90 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / Tabled Card is Named Card
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and, even before such Card is named, to select it from the Pack, and place it singly upon the Table one in fifty-two, or switch
1876 Modern Magic 110
Hugo Schrader Der forcierte Gedanke two decks, one card placed on top of one deck as prediction, spectator remembers any card and its position in other deck, it matches prediction, then card travels into the other deck as clean-up anti-climax
Mar. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9) 141
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (La Pensée Quand-Même) tabled card is named card, with tray index
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 47
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der Gedanke two decks on table, spectator removes thought-of card from other deck
Related toAlso published here 1910 Kartenkünste 53
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke performer tables card, spectator thinks card from another deck, it disappears and the prediction card on table is correct
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 78
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (Zweite Ausführung) card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 82
Eric F. Impey One Ahead deck from blue deck put out as prediction, matches card that spectator choses from red deck, red/blue double backer
1931 Try This One 3
Ralph W. Hull A Mental Card Mystery tabled card turn out to be free selection, requiring two Jokers, top change and mexican turnover
Related toVariations 1932 "Eye-Openers" 15
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin With Unprepared Cards, Without Forcing card laid face down on table proves to be card mentally selected
1938 Greater Magic 325
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown The Three of Clubs card on table turns out to be any card named, different switches
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 327
Unknown Crystal Thought duplicate, mexican turnover
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 335
Tom Sellers Think Of A Card
1941 Condensed Conjuring 6
Edward Marlo The Wishing Card Trick cards placed on table turns out to be any card named
Also published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 317
Edward Marlo The Wishing Card Trick cards placed on table turns out to be any card named
Also published here 1953 The Cardician 5
Harry Lorayne Mentalamazement any card thought of, magician places card on table, correct one (switch)
1962 Close-up Card Magic 225
Theodore Annemann The Thought Card from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
duplicate & Mexican Turnover
Related to Oct. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 129
Edward Marlo, Burling Hull Variation on Hull's Prediction tabled card turns out to be any named card, sticky substance
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 114
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Future Card "Domination Of Thought"
Winter 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 296
Edward Marlo Another Visit any named card on table, borrowed deck, seven methods
Related to 1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 153
Edward Marlo A Logical Approach any named card on table
Related to 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 241
Alan Keith Clean-Up card on table is any named card
Related to 1971 Expert Card Chicanery 47
Dr. Raymond L. Beebe The Lost Trick of R.W. Hull "An Article On The Hypnotic Joker"
two spectators select face-down cards at table them, then name any cards, they match
Related to
  • "Hypnotic Joker" (Hugard's Magic Monthly, May 1962)
Feb. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4) 400
Edward Marlo A Sandwich Approach sandwiched card on table turns out to be later selection, seven methods
Related toVariations 1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 35
Karl Fulves Named Trap card sandwiched in beginning turns out to be named card
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 97
Edward Marlo think as i think card tabled, spectator think of card from other deck, they match, roughed red-blue menetekel
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 84
Edward Marlo Still Visiting
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 121
Edward Marlo marlo's deal switch thought-of card appears between tabled mates, featuring a switch
VariationsAlso published here 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 140
Jon Racherbaumer Macho Matcho card placed on table, matches freely named card from other deck, roughed red-blue menetekel, red-blue double backer
Inspired by 1976 Lecture Notes 1 22
Karl Fulves Soliloquy single card on table turns out to be later signed card, sleeving, see also top of p. 36 for lapping method
1977 Impromptu Holdouts 33
Karrell Fox Foldup Chance gag, folded card in spectator's hand is supposed to be named card, but it is not
1979 Another Book 86
Karl Fulves Mental Stud
  • Poker Problem #2
spectator names any card which turns out to be hole card
1981 Octet 17
Tommy Wonder Elizabeth 3rd named card predicted in clear envelope
Inspired byAlso published here 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6) 1055
Tim Gan 1 in 52 card is sandwiched, then card is named, it is the sandwiched card
Inspired by 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 317
Michael Close, Stewart James Coda Chrome based on "Chronothot" from New Tops, prediction from odd-backed deck is put on table and matched named card, gaffed decks and double backer
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 286
John C. Wagner, Ralph W. Hull Whispering Wagner two thought of cards are found, inspired by a Hull effect from The Talisman
Variations 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 20
Edward Marlo "The Blue Thought" odd-backed card tabled, card named, another card removed from another deck and brought to odd-backed card which turns out to be named card
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1964
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 57
Edward Marlo Siamese Strangers
  • First Method (stranger card)
  • Second Method (double facer)
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1964
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 106
Jon Racherbaumer Strange Siamese Strangers two cards tabled, they turn out to be later selection and though-of card
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 115
Edward Marlo Complete Mental Secret odd-backed card is touched and tabled, any named card removed from other deck, they match, roughed red/blue menetekel, roughed red-blue double-back deck, see also Ibidem #19
Related to 1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 4
David Harkey Whiplash
1991 Simply Harkey 121
Michael Vincent Ultra Clean Sandwich named card appears between tabled sandwich cards à la Marlo
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 98
R. Paul Wilson Your Card? card put on table, any card named, it says "Your Card" on the tabled card, named card in wallet, or card changes into named card
1995 Chaos Theories 15
Tommy Wonder Elizabeth III named card predicted in clear envelope
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 64
Karl Fulves Nameless a jack transforms into any named card in packet of aces
1997 The Vampire Papers 127
Frank Csuri Double Back Think double lift on deck
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 15
Dean Dill In Case of Emergency card tabled, then any card named, "52-on-1" card produced from pocket, then tabled card shown as named card
1997 Intimate Miracles 37
Tomas Blomberg Blabbering Blomberg two thought of cards are found
Inspired by Oct. 1998 Onyx (Issue 5) 44
Tomas Blomberg Hull Scam Handling magician divines selected card and thought-of card
Inspired by Oct. 1998 Onyx (Issue 5) 45
Richard Osterlind Miracle Thought Projection card placed on table, spectator names a card, it matches, repeat, psychological gambit
1999 Dynamic Mysteries 37
Joshua Jay Card, Clip, Gasp Spectator names a card, paperclipped folded card shown to be it
Inspired by 1999 Magic Atlas 107
Roger Crosthwaite DOT Revised card put in breast pocket, card thought of, it is shown to be the one
Inspired by
  • Domination of Thought (Hofzinser)
1999 Arcardia 91
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Any Named Card card placed on table is any named card, mexican turnover application
2000 Card College — Volume 4 826
Reinhard Müller, Karl-Heinz Ritter Double Face Spezial intro to tricks with double faced deck with same card on every back
Related to 2001 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 3-5) 103
Reinhard Müller Eine unfehlbare Vorhersage prediction written on face of a card, double faced deck with same card on every back
2001 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 3-5) 112
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Pre-Determination Of Thought
Also published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 51
Karl Fulves Further Notes on the plot and Robert-Houdin's version
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 56
Sam H. Sharpe The Three Of Clubs
Related to 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 56
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Thought two decks on table, spectator removes thought-of card from other deck
Also published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Domination Of Thought #1 performer tables card, spectator thinks card from another deck, it disappears and the prediction card on table is correct
VariationsAlso published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 73
Karl Fulves Domination Of Thought #2 card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card
Also published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 76
Roberto Giobbi Crystal Thought commentary
Related to May 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 5) 18
Jamie Badman, Colin Miller Mere Coincidence? any card named, a card is touched and it is the named card, switch
2002 The Underground Change 19
Wesley James The Vibratory Prediction card chosen from face-up spread matches mate prediction
  • Preferred Method ("beta")
2004 Enchantments 410
Dave Campbell An Open Prediction red/blue double backer, partial roughing
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 347
Juan Tamariz Prediction prediction of named card, with odd backed card
  • A. The Hofzinser Mehod
  • B. With a Regular Deck and Two Jokers
  • C. With a Regular Deck, without Jokers
  • D. With a Stranger Card
  • E. A Stage Version: "The Joker"
2004 Mnemonica 91
Stephen Bargatze A Little Lie performer tables unknown card, spectator's card is lost, spectator lies about his card and names any card, selection found and tabled card turns out to be lie card
  • Presentation #1: Bluffing at Poker
  • Presentation #2: For a Married Couple
Related to
  • "Lie to Me" (Garrett Thomas)
Nov. 2005 Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. 4) 16
Jon Racherbaumer Hull Scam magician divines selected card and thought-of card, duplicate
Variations 2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 98
David Berglas The Invisible Multiple Tossed-Out Decks imaginary decks are tossed out, everyone thinks of a card, performer names lots of cards and people sit down except a few, their card matches previously selected and tabled card
May 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 5) 93
Tyler Wilson Sideways Eight card on table is shown to be any one named, memorized deck
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 87
John C. Wagner WWII (Whispering Wagner Version 2) two thought-of cards are tabled before they are named, with third card that performer thought of
Inspired by Apr. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 4) 70
Tom Stone With Great Powers... using suitcase and table top
Feb. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2) 40
Tom Stone A La Puga! card in glass is any named card, featuring black art switch
Inspired by
  • "Card and Glass" (Miguel Puga)
Mar. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 3) 49
Kevin Ho JK gag
2014 Stupid Horrible Immature Tricks 20
Kevin Ho Trickroll'd gag
2014 Stupid Horrible Immature Tricks 26
Peter McKinnon Arthur prediction card tabled, it cannot be turned over (double backer), then changes into named selection, optional ending in which it cannot be face down
2014 Burn After Reading 13
Jim Steinmeyer The Emperor's New Deck deck is shown blank on both sides, on normal card is shown and set aside, it eventually is shown to be a named card, twenty-six blank-backed red cards
  • Variation: The Emperor & The Instant Stooge
Also published here 2014 The Molecules of Magic 15
Jim Steinmeyer The Emperor's New Deck
  • Conjuring
deck is shown blank on both sides, on normal card is shown and set aside, it eventually is shown to be a named card, twenty-six blank-backed red cards
  • Variation: The Emperor and The Instant Stooge
Also published here Sep. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 9) 40
Helder Guimarães The Choice to Change named card appears sandwiched between tabled Jokers
Related to
  • "Empanada" (Armando Lucero)
Also published here
Dec. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 12) 40
Mike O'Brien Do As You Want card in breast pocket is shown to be later freely named card
Feb. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 2) 49
Jon Racherbaumer Guess What? with a physical and a mental selection, Solomon's Time Warp Wallet
Inspired by 2017 Facsimile (Issue 6) 51
Benjamin Earl Test Conditions Prediction named card predicted in pocket
2017 Neo-Movement 21
Bob Farmer I Predict a Red Backed Card odd-backed tabled card turns out to be later thought-of card, red/blue double backer
  • The Spectator Picks the Mystery Card
2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 24
Akira Fujii The Lone Card card placed under the close-up mat, any card named, mat lifted and card shown to be named one
June 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 6) 83
Benjamin Earl Stepping Stones
  • Step One: card pocketed is shown to be named card
  • Step Two: pocketed card transposes with a second named card in the hands
  • Step Three: "Be Honest" handling
Inspired by 2019 The Shift #2 1
Tom Gagnon Clipped Thought unknown card with paper clip set aside, it turns out to be named Ace, then changes to another named Ace, then all Aces are in clip, ribbon spread techniques used
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 104
Tom Gagnon Devilish Thought using Devilish Switch, duplicate
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 409
Helder Guimarães The Choice to Change named card appears sandwiched between tabled Jokers
Related to
  • "Empanada" (Armando Lucero)
Also published here
2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 72
Patrick G. Redford Goodnight Elizabeth Elizabeth IV, but spectator is able to correctly guess both cards in a clear folder
Inspired by 2019 Sleightly Out Of Order 224
Jon Racherbaumer Hull-Bullish
  • Exhumations
card on table turns out to be any card named, involving another selection
Inspired by Feb. 2021 Genii (Vol. 84 No. 2) 45
Will Houstoun A Video Chat Card Trick card placed in card case, it turns out to be named card
2022 The Neat Review (Issue 4 - Everywhere & Nowhere 2022) 104