228 entries in Mental Magic / Principles / Forcing
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Trois Canifs Ayant été Mis Dans un Gobelet d'Argent, l'un des Trois Saute par Terre au Commandement du Spectateur three pocketknives put in a golden goblet, one is chosen and that jumps out of the goblet, forcing of the middle one, with and out where apparently not hearing correctly which one
Related to 1784 27
Oswald Rae A Neat Colour Force 4x4 square numbered, to force a color
1928 66
Oswald Rae Forcing a Name of a Celebrity probability psychological force, and surefire force where names are written on piece of paper
1928 72
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Übereinstimmung von Gedanke und Tat named musicians written down by performer and billets placed in hat, one is selected and it matches a card selected by another spectator
1930 54
Jean Hugard The Long and Short of It "A Sure Force"
forcing an object by letting the spectator selects a match, short piece and normal match
July 1943 6
Edw. C. Jochens Your Mind Has Told Me So cards with songs, in envelope
1944
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944)
20
Jean Hugard Forcing the Choice of one of Four Packets several approaches to the magician's choice
Apr. 1944
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 1 No. 11)
47
Joseph Ovette The Oriental Bead Rack Abacus to force a color, two rows
1944 10
Ronald B. Edwards, Clayton Rawson Page Force pages are torn out of a a magazine
Apr. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 81)
329
Gusti Wartenweiler Ein neuer Zeiger pointer / hand made out of wood to force position, position can be changed
1945
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 7 No. 1&2)
23
James Auer The N. E. Book Test page force by calculating cross total
1947
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947)
21
Harvey P. Graham Inside Job forcing a page by putting a magazine in a paper bag and stabbing a knife somewhere in it
Apr. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 149)
600
C. L. Boarde, Theodore Annemann Magician's Choice with books
Oct. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 162)
651
Bruce Elliott Fate male and female names are selected, one by sliding a paperclip on a list, second by rolling the dice, the names match and represent a famous pair from history
Related toVariations May 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 177)
708
George B. Anderson The "Truth or Consequences" Prediction comedy routine, prediction what spectator A does to spectator B, and performer knows their names
1949 29
Fred Peterson Pins forcing word on newspaper, pushing a pin through
Related to Feb. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 222)
888
John Hamilton Force force of a color, several pieces of colored paper in different envelopes
July 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 259)
1035
Walter Essman S.R.S. prediction of two selected words, forcing device, paper with hole is moved on longer paper with words written on it
Feb. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 274)
1095
Walter Behm Zahlen-Forcieren two ways to force a four-digit number
  • with dice
  • with bills
1953
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 5)
142
Jack Yates Clip Line newspaper clipping, some lines from top and bottom are cut away and the cross total of the remaining lines leads to a line which is divined
Related to 1954 7
Najaros Un Bon Truc Pour Forcer Une Couleur A Choix Sur Quatre forcing a coulor with a grid
Inspired by
  • a method in Annemann's "202 Methods o Forcing"
1954
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 4)
219
Bobby Bernard Your Choice, M'sieu' chosen drink appears inside cocktail shaker, using spiral bound svengali type pad to force drink
1955
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955)
38
Gene "Phantini" Grant A Miracle Mental Routine messages in envelopes reading routine, drawing duplication as climax, blindfolded
1955 1
Gene "Phantini" Grant Remoto unconventional Q&A routine
1955 3
Howard A. Adams Fate Again male and female names are selected, the names match and represent a famous pair from history
Inspired byAlso published here Nov. 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 332)
138
Theodore Annemann Impromptu Frame Up two cards are selected and blindfolded medium divines them, then three cards are selected and put in an envelope each, the envelopes are shuffled and the medium divines the cards again
1956 6
Stewart James Slatest symbol and color are selected, appear on slate, with cards and chips
1957 22
Tony Corinda (b) Force general comments, with props and different objects
1958 98
Tony Corinda, Joseph Dunninger, Maurice Fogel (3) De Profundis a color, number and city are predicted in a clear box attached to a rope, held by spectator
Variations 1958 105
Tony Corinda (20) Nicely Suited verbal force of any Three
1958 122
Tony Corinda Page Force same as David Hoy's
Related to 1959 205
Rupert Gilbert Precognition sixteen designs on a board, number is chosen and selected design has already been predicted
Related to 1960 86
Bert Linnell Colour Easel stand to force a color
1960 109
Fred Crowson Colour Counting Frame frame to force a color, mathematical principle
1960 112
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Der durchsichtige Changierbeutel how to build the transparent / clear forcing bag
1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 6)
108
Alan Shaxon By Popular Request! MC trick, spectator can decide who comes next, and what they have to do, forcing the program of the evening
1970 68
Alan Shaxon In Person! MC trick, a name is chosen from a booklet containing artists as well as his telephone number, the number appears on a slate, the picture of the artist in a frame and the artist performs next, forcing the artist
1970 70
Alan Shaxon Newspaper Number Force number force using page numbers of newspaper
1972 ca. 5
Edward G. Brown The Name of a Card is Written name of cards written on paper, force, different methods
1973 191
Thomas Alan Waters Library Card impromptu, business card in book for riffle force
1974
Magick (Issue 106)
529
Frederick M. Shields Lilith drawing appears on canvas, postcards with famous places and sights
1974
Magick (Issue 109)
542
Vic Perry The Perry Pen! x made in book, force, special two-sided pen
1975
Magick (Issue 118)
588
Richard Lyn Name Dropper! name is selected from clear plastic forcing bag, divined and appears on soot
Related to 1975
Magick (Issue 119)
591
Ronnie Gann Tele-kin-'easy' chosen ESP card falls over, selection with second set in envelopes
1975
Magick (Issue 136)
677
Michael P. Hades Transparent Force Bag from clear polyethylene
1975 30
Gene Nielsen Check Mate checkers in bag, spectator choses only checker with different color, forcing bag with flap
Related to 1976
Magick (Issue 150)
749
Al Mann Forcing the Word from a book
1977 15
Al Mann Forcing Three Words from a book
1977 16
Philip T. Goldstein Finger Force way to form a two digit number by holding up fingers, limited outcome, force
Related to
  • "It's in the Book" (Ray Hyman, Linking Ring, Oct. 1953, p. 65)
Also published here
1977 9
Dennis Marks Mark's Man business cards, some with X, to select spectator
Also published here 1978
Magick (Issue 200)
998
Larry Becker It's In The Bag ESP deck in paper bag, three spectators select a card and all are divined by performer
Related toVariations 1978 1
Will Dexter Forcieren - Ein Kurzseminar overview about forcing methods with examples
  • Psychologische Forcen
  • Die Auswahllose Force
  • Die Beschränkte Auswahlforce
  • Die Von-Bis Force
  • Mathematische Forcen
  • Mechanisch oder Automatische Forcen
Also published here
  • The Gen, Apr. 1953
July 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
60
Thomas Alan Waters, Stanley Collins Framedown ideas on the Stanley Collins "Color Counting Frame"
Related to 1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
37
Burton S. Sperber Chips four poker chips with different colors in performer's pocket, one is selected by spectator and divined, see also p. 1120 for ideas by Orville Meyer
1979
Magick (Issue 223)
1111
Arthur Emerson Force 27 different numbers on slips of paper, number is forced
1979
Magick (Issue 227)
1132
U. F. Grant Plastic Forcing Bag clear forcing bag with three compartments, brief
1979
Magick (Issue 236)
1178
Larry Becker Auto-Magic chosen brand, color and price of a card is predicted, colors on cards
1979 83
Larry Becker Will Power six checks to celebrities, prediction of chosen check
Related to
  • Dai Vernon's "Mental Die"
1979 118
Stephen Minch The Fungi from Yuggoth ceremony where life from another sphere is created, fungi from chosen star appears in pan, chemical
Also published here 1979 6
David Britland Velleda Variations chips with numbers in a bag, forcing a number, erasable ink
Inspired by Jan. 1979
The Talon (Issue 3)
25
Philip T. Goldstein Die-Lex prediction of a word, die is thrown, limitation process of the die throw down to two numbers
1980
Magick (Issue 264)
1319
Robert Siepielski Mental Telepathy Plus! an ESP symbol, a word and a person are written down and placed inside an envelope, all are divined, different methods
1980 1
Roy Baker PATEO Force
1981 10
Gene "Phantini" Grant It Is an Incredible Coincidence some blank cards are cut and put in pocket, several billets with numbers, spectator choses one and it matches the amount of cut cards, with Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck
1981 43
Gene "Phantini" Grant Uncanny Impulses pencil run over card with letters and stops at several letters, letters form a word a second spectator is thinking of
1981 56
Thomas Alan Waters Wheelie forcing a number with a roulette wheel
1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm)
324
Al Mann Confidentially Yours secretary-wallet as impression device, to force one of three books
1982 11
Al Mann Psychic Grammar several people think of a word in a book, and performer divines them by writing a sentence where all are included, forcing book
1982 15
Gene Nielsen Mental-Market slips with groceries written on them, prediction of real items in a bag, forcing bag with flap
Related toVariations Nov. 1982
Magick (Issue 312)
1559
Thomas Alan Waters Riffle No. 1
1983
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test)
353
Thomas Alan Waters On the Color-Counting Frame color forcing chart based on Stanley Collins and Ernest Noakes color-counting frame
Related to 1983
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test)
435
Philip T. Goldstein Finger Force way to form a two digit number by holding up fingers, limited outcome, force
Also published here Apr. 1983
Magick (Issue 318)
1589
Ali Bongo Photo Phorce forcing a photo from a photo album
1983 6
Thomas Alan Waters Boxcards prediction of a ESP card, jumbo ESP cards with a box
1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr)
656
Steve Beam Ping Pong Force ping pong ball is thrown to audience, way to arrive at a stooge, see p. 436 for additional ideas
1985 107
Karl Fulves A Winter's Tale No. 56, performer choses one of five pictures, spectator one of five titles, they match, all titles describe the same picture
1985 99
Meir Yedid Forced Finger classic forcing a finger
1985 17
Howard A. Adams Liebe und Schicksal male and female names are selected, the names match and represent a famous pair from history
Also published here Oct. 1985
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 1)
15
Jack Yates I Yates I Ching / I Ging prediction, with special cards to form the hexagram
Related to 1986 18
Lary Kuehn Mind Crunch prediction slip in transparent bag, chosen one matches slip inside fortune cookie, transparent forcing bag
Apr. 1986
Magick (Issue 369)
1842
Barrie Richardson Credit Capers credit cards from audience placed inside a clear plastic bag, one is selected and divined by performer, changing bag
May 1987
Magick (Issue 390)
1949
Gary Lee Williams 6th Sense spectator thinks of one of the senses, divination of which and what, forcing using a candy
June 1987
Magick (Issue 391)
1952
Gene Nielsen Snake Ayes five cans, in one is bill in other spring snakes
July 1987
Magick (Issue 392)
1957
David Berglas E.S.P. Logie multiple prediction routine, six spectators with envelopes stand behind six numbers, one spectator chooses one object among six and puts the rest in an order, selection matches the number, order matches and selection and number was predicted beforehand
Also published here 1987 3
Wilhelm "Yrus" von Sury Im Kreisel various ideas using Yrus' forcing spinning top
1987
Magische Blätter (Vol. 1 No. 9)
10
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Psychic Square people write numbers on billets and place them inside box, sixteen are selected and performer tells spectator where to write them down, Magic Square number matches number a spectator is thinking of, Otis Manning box
May 1988
Magick (Issue 405)
2021
Charles "Cicardi" Scott, Mike Schwartz, Bob Syrup Mind Storm objects and words are noted before the show by spectators and placed inside envelopes, information is revealed during show and enveloped allocated correctly
Oct. 1988
Magick (Issue 411)
2051
George G. Kaplan Ein Stegreif-Annoncentest ads torn out of newspaper and put in envelopes, ad in chosen envelope divined, cross cut force with envelopes
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly
Apr. 1988
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 4)
179
Al Bertini Das Album folder with pictures, pictures are numbered on the back and number is named, picture is predicted
1988
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 1)
5
Peter Wilker Historia von Dr. Johann Fausten spectator ends up with losing value, PATEO, using chips with numbers
Inspired by 1988
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 4)
1
Peter Wilker Die Dominos und die fehlende Historia prediction of chosen Dominoe, prediction is Dominoe with mirror attached as a joke, mirror is removed and correct numbers can be seen, PATEO
1988
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 4)
3
Neil Somerville Oracle force of certain tarot card, faced deck
Aug. 1989
Magick (Issue 426)
2131
Paul Hallas Name Power Milton Aces with ABC cards to reveal selected name
Inspired by
  • Geoff Scalbert's "The Milton Aces" in "Scalbert's Selected Secrets" 1982
1990 6
Michael Weber The Laying-On of Hands prediction of an object, pateo
1991 75
Michael Weber Just the Fax psychological test is faxed and answers predicted, psychological forces
1991 117
Christoph Borer Mehrere-Würfel-Force forcing an object among twelve, two dice
Related to 1991 18
Christoph Borer Imaginäre Würfel Force forcing a number with invisible dice
1991 21
Christoph Borer Runenmirakel one of several rune stones is selected and spectator draws symbol, performer duplicates the drawing
Also published here 1991 8
Roy Baker PATEO Force
1991 15
Ali Bongo Bongo-Bingo-Box box with numbered balls, forcing numbers
Also published here 1991 8
Ali Bongo Forcieren mit einem Tuch forcing with a devil's handkerchief
1991 10
Ali Bongo Forcieren eines Farb-Chips chips on strings in a bag, to force a color
1991 12
Corvello 10/11 Force
Aug. 1992
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 2)
9
Rajneesh Madhok Pop Secret movie prediction, using newspaper movie list
May 1992
Magick (Issue 471)
2353
Steve "Banachek" Shaw Forcing the Time forcing a time
1992/1999 15
Confusing the Mathematician mathematical force using face of a watch
1992/1999 23
Ted Karmilovich Mind Maze instructions inside envelopes, one selected is duplicated by performer, muscle reading presentation
Related to June 1993
Magick (Issue 490)
2449
Richard Webster Memorable Prohesies Nostradamus presentation, prediction, PATEO
Oct. 1993
Magick (Issue 495)
2473
Ken De Courcy Baby-Puppe-Effekt baby puppet taken from bag, one of seven spectators chosen as father, he is predicted, PATEO force
Variations Mar. 1993
Intermagic (Vol. 17 No. 4 & 5)
165
Roy Baker PATEO Force
Mar. 1993
Intermagic (Vol. 17 No. 4 & 5)
166
Toni Forster PATEO Handling
Mar. 1993
Intermagic (Vol. 17 No. 4 & 5)
169
Basil Horwitz Spectator Turned Psychic spectator selects an ESP card, with help of the symbols on the case, a second spectator divines the card, the symbol was predicted as well
1994 19
Dupre Didier Vaudou six cards with voodoo dolls printed on them, invisible die is thrown and one card selected, prediction in envelope
Mar. 1994
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 1)
6
Chris Hurlbert The 68th Parallel numbers written on paper, paper is folded and cut, total of face-up number is forced
Inspired by 1994
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 7)
29
Barrie Richardson Page Force coin
1994 204
PATEO Force
1994 15
John Riggs Procrastinating Prognostication prediction of selected headline
1995 57
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Magicians Choice with five objects, thoughts and structure
1995 14
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Forcing a Number with the hand, spectator grabs a finger
1995 28
Cross Sum Force Nine force, done with envelopes
1995
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 12)
50
Philip T. Goldstein Poster stamp is selected using a pair of dice, postcard as prediction of country
1995
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 16)
73
Book page Riffle Force
1995
Labyrinth (Issue 4)
23
Alan Nguyen, Gene "Phantini" Grant Peek Bank fair choice of page for spectator (forcing bank), performer can divine thought-of word
Related to
  • Name? (Charles H. Miller, The Linking Ring, ca. 1960)
1995
Labyrinth (Issue 4)
30
Joseph M. White By the Numbers bag which contains discs with numbers on both sides, spectator selects some, total match named number, plastic forcing bag
1996
Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 4)
191
Ken De Courcy Party Pateo party trick, seven men can win a prize, remaining man finds his wife behind the door, pateo
Nov. 1997 3
Dick Steiner The Ziploc Gizmo forcing bag made from clear ziploc bag
1997
Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 17)
257
Terry Parrett Mental Kombat prediction of chosen superhero card, PATEO
Inspired by Mar./Apr. 1998
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 46)
534
Karl Fulves Forced Landing spectator names number and one counts to that number on a 4x4 or 5x5 grid, forced, method with calculator
  • Notes & References (credit information)
Related to 1998 106
Sylvain Mirouf Pianoforte! named instruments are written on white strips of paper, they are laid out and with black strips a piano is formed, one strip chosen with PATEO force, it is also piano
Nov. 1998
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 3)
82
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Die Herstellung how to build a clear forcing bag
Related to 1999 10
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Einige Ideen zur Handhabung handling of the clear changing bag
  • 1. Alle Fächer sind schon geladen
  • 2. Das heimliche Laden des Beutels
  • Die Wahl
  • Varianten
1999 13
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Tigris spectator selects piece of newspaper and choses a word, prediction
1999 17
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Ni Perro Ni Gatto poetry book, number, name and events are selected, written dedication found in the book for chosen event
1999 38
Philip T. Goldstein Fingers Digit Force limited range of numbers possible
Also published here 1999 238
Darrell Osborn The Sidekick Network prediction of famous pair, names written on index cards
1999
Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 14)
331
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Orkanum one of several rune stones is selected, prediction of rune symbol on pendant
Related toAlso published here 2000 28
David Acer Hot Pursuit Magician predicts the correct answer to a randomly chosen Trivial Pursuit question
Also published here Sep. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 9)
68
Dennis Marks Zuschauer-Auslese business cards, some with X, to select spectator
Also published here 2000
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 4 & 5)
155
Pierre Barry Stamp It Out CD is chosen, performer fishes matching stamp from envelope with tweezers
2000
Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 4)
367
Chris Wardle Smartie Pants cards with name of sweets, one chosen, sweet predicted in paper bag, multiple out counting force (à la Red Card)
2000 3
Mark Levy Ennobling The Prediction ten numbered sugar packets are mixed, all that fall face down are removed until one remains, number predicted, double-facer force (credit information)
Apr. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 8)
76
Christoph Borer Filmstars prediction of a VIP, Svengali force
2002 22
Christoph Borer Die Kraft des Pendels performer divines selected city on a map with a pendulum
Also published here 2002 24
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 297
David Berglas Shall We Open the Box? spectator puts objects on a tray and choses two, same objects are found in a box
2002 338
David Berglas ESPacology multiple prediction routine, six spectators with envelopes stand behind six numbers, one spectator chooses one object among six and puts the rest in an order, selection matches the number, order matches and selection and number was predicted beforehand
VariationsAlso published here 2002 429
Chuck Hickok Demonstration Two: Triple Influence prediction of brand of a gum, postcard and line on newspaper article, on a a banner
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Vibrations, Chuck Hickock
2002 65
Brian O'Neill Lucky Ticket roll with ticket strips, one forced with variation of Clip Line (cut newspaper strip) method
Also published here Apr. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 8)
80
Luke Jermay A Presentation for the number force between one and ten
2003 137
Christoph Borer Das Runen-Mirakel one of several rune stones is selected, prediction of rune symbol on pendant
Also published here 2003 8
Ali Bongo Bongo's Bingo Box box with numbered balls, forcing numbers, brief
Also published here 2003 7
Luke Jermay Touching On Hoy performer reveals thoughts of three spectators, when tapped on shoulder one has to think of a shape, one of a date and the third of a name
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2004 9
David Acer Hot Pursuit Magician predicts the correct answer to a randomly chosen Trivial Pursuit question
Also published here 2004 246
Michel Huot, David Acer Take A Seat Spectator chooses a random seat number written on slips of paper in a clear plastic bag, person sitting in that seat has prediction under chair
2004 287
Kostya Kimlat License to Steal, to Amaze, to Refrigerator numbers and letters are selected, spectator realizes that they form license plat from card, then plate is produced as a kicker
2004 31
Chuck Hickok Guidelines for Using Forces as a Mentalist six guidelines
2005 11
Chuck Hickok 25 Forces for the Serious Mentalis
  • Verbal / Manipulative Forces
  • Mechanical Forces
2005 25
Chuck Hickok Application Idea #1: My Favorite Approach to Equivoque
Related to 2005 35
Michael Sibbernsen Application Idea #2: AAA Book Test forcing page from a book, riffle force
2005 41
Chuck Hickok Application Idea #3: Newspaper Switch Helper forcing a piece of a newspaper
2005 45
Bob Ostin The"Colour Conscious" Force paper clip is used to force a name from a list
Related to 2005 71
Christoph Borer Lasset die Musik erklingen! several cards with music titles, selection is predicted with mechanical music box
Related toAlso published here 2006 28
Christoph Borer Filmstars prediction of a VIP, Svengali force
Related to
  • Attila on "ANAM CARA"
2006 115
Christoph Borer Die Kraft des Pendels performer divines selected city on a map with a pendulum
Also published here 2006 143
Christoph Borer Runenmirakel one of several rune stones is selected and spectator draws symbol, performer duplicates the drawing
Also published here 2006 148
Christoph Borer Runen-Wunder selected rune stone is divined
Also published here
  • Runen-Mirakel in "Seminar 1997"
2006 151
Christoph Borer Das Runenritual chosen rune stone is revealed with ashes on arm
2007 27
Christoph Borer Zeitungsschnipselforce forcing a newspaper piece, pieces in folded newspaper
2007 1
Christoph Borer Lasset die Musik erklingen! several cards with music titles, selection is predicted with mechanical music box
Related toAlso published here 2007 3
Josh Mandel Word Play making a forcing block out of accordion-style z-pad of post-it notes
Related to
  • "Tale of Fifteen Cities" (U.F. Grant, marketed 1953)
Jan. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 1)
25
Max Maven Electile Dysfunction PATEO force, patter about American electoral system, Joker remains as president
Nov. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 11)
64
Pepe Medy La lista mental list of objects, spectator thinks of object at thought of number, with additional idea by Dani DaOrtiz
2008
El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 4)
40
Stephen Minch The Fungi from Yuggoth ceremony where life from another sphere is created, fungi from chosen star appears in pan, chemical
Also published here 2009 23
Christoph Borer Die Tablett-Force forcing an object among many, with objects on several trays
Also published here 2010 11
Paul Osborne Mental Buffoonery
  • Osborne Illusion
"A Classic Mind Reading Effect Re-Themed for Children's Magic"
one of six clown designs chosen from ballot box, it is predicted as large figure
Aug. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 8)
32
Alexander de Cova, Ralf "Braco" Wichmann Die Annemann Force equivoque force from even number of objects
Also published here 2010 5
Daniel Garcia Pensamiento elegido (una idea para Iphone) list with names of objects on phone, one is selected and divined, list force
2011
El Manuscrito (Vol. 4 No. 16)
481
Steve Bedwell The "I Choose You" Force forcing a book
Feb. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2)
53
Alexander de Cova, Ralf "Braco" Wichmann Die Annemann Force equivoque force from even number of objects
Also published here Oct. 2012 5
Harry Riegel Tele-Force force strategy while talking to someone on the phone during a performance, spectator thinks you're talking to phoned person and vice versa
Nov. 2012 13
Jim Steinmeyer, Alberto de Figueiredo The Torn Newspaper Prediction Force
Related to 2013 74
Wayne Dobson On the Button six buttons on cloth, one chosen, it is the only one sewn onto cloth, Hot Rod Force
2013 17
Nicolai Friedrich "Billige Force" one folded piece of paper is chosen, method to force a symbol etc.
2013 8
Robert Cassidy The Bulldog Deck or The Scary Movie Routine pad made out of sheets of paper held together with bulldog clip, names of movies written on each sheet and chosen one is divined, svengali pad
  • Effect and Method
  • A Fundamental Psychological Ploy
2013 23
Robert Cassidy, Erik Jan Hanussen The Hanussen Switch Bag switch bag, double sided Devil's Handkerchief
2013 130
Michael Murray Boomerang Forcing Technique verbally forcing a certain even number between one and five
2014 43
Michael Murray, Jonathan Pickard Word Force position on a torn page, held by spectator
2014 82
Michael Murray The Universal Force Technique using six numbered business cards to force an object
  • The Gypsy Peek
Inspired by
  • Ken Dyne's "iThought So"
Related to
2014 151
Michael Murray Springboard spectator forms a card by compare it with his selection
  • The Knowing
  • The Killer (approach to Kenton Knepper's "Kolossal Killer")
  • Duplopia (approach to Paul Vigil's "Diplopia")
  • Springback
  • Invisible Deck Application
  • Springboard for the Stage
  • Increasing Accuracy
  • Springboard Suit Exchange for Perfectionists
  • Back Tracking
  • Other Applications
  • Watch This
  • Springboard & Letters
  • Springboard & Colours
  • Closing Thoughts
Inspired by 2014 164
Michael Murray The Boomerang Force verbally forcing a certain even number between one and five, allowing the spectator to change his mind twice
Variations 2014 214
Alexander de Cova PATEO Force with People
Also published here June 2014 659
Alexander de Cova ESPacology 2 nine spectators on chairs on stage with an envelope each, ping pong balls with numbers one to nine, one chosen, that spectator has a prize in the envelope, remaining envelopes contain large letters that make up prediction or company name
Inspired by Jan. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 4)
25
Alexander de Cova, Ralf "Braco" Wichmann Die Annemann-Force nach Braco equivoque force from even number of objects
Also published here 2015 150
Alexander de Cova PATEO Force with People
Also published here 2015 180
Christoph Borer Fifty Shades of Grey seven keys to Baldpate with handcuffs, handcuffed to spectator
2016 60
Christoph Borer Picture Force one of seven photographs
2016 202
Christoph Borer Newspaper Snippet Force
2016 214
Christoph Borer Runenmirakel one of several rune stones is selected, prediction of rune symbol on pendant
Related toAlso published here 2016 224
Christoph Borer Die Vor-Force pre-forcing objects, as an additional luck factor before the forcing process starts
2016 257
Ka Wai Ng 洪金宝 Spectator remembers celebrity's name in a numbered list, magician divines name, needs smartphone notes app
2016 50
Malcolm Davison Umschlagforce mit Bleistift forcing method for ca. six flat objects, spectator repeatedly places pen onto the row in a process of elimination
Also published here
  • Magigram, 1978
2016 198
Jim Steinmeyer Your Friends in Oz No. 8, story about three figures, spectators follow and end up with forced figure
2017 17
Luke Jermay Touching on Hoy performer reveals thoughts of three spectators, when tapped on shoulder one has to think of a shape, one of a date and the third of a name
Also published here Aug. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 8)
88
Gerry McCambridge Chapter 16: Triple Match performer reads spectator thinking of three pieces of info written down by audience (social security number, a playing card and two geometric shapes), performer divines them all
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  • Roy Miller’s Mental Montage
2017 103
Christoph Borer Unterschiedliche Bilder, gleiche Aussage concept of forcing a zodiac card, different pictures for same zodiac, for Toro (here as Tauro)
Related to 2018 28
Christoph Borer Die Tablett-Force forcing an object among many, with objects on several trays
Also published here 2018 49
Christoph Borer Das Runen-Mirakel one of several rune stones is selected, prediction of rune symbol on pendant
Also published here 2018 71
Christoph Borer Der Brief prediction of a chosen CD, cigar and position of a knife in a blade holder
Related to 2018 74
Christoph Borer Bücher-Meer book among many is selected and a page and a sentence chosen, prediction of content, drawing
2018 134
Jim Steinmeyer Symbolically Mentalism
  • Conjuring
forcing a symbol on a 4x4 grid
Feb. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 2)
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Alexander de Cova Sven-Pad making a SvenPad, application ideas
2018 202
Markus Beldig PATEO Handling
2019 23
Luke Jermay Touching On Telepathy variations of "Jermay's General Person Ploy"
  • Phase One: Telepathy ("Touching on Hoy", performer sends thoughts to three spectators, when tapped on shoulder one has to think of a shape, one of a name and the third of a date)
  • Phase Two: Questions & Answers ("Touching on Divination", same spectators should think of questions)
Inspired byAlso published here 2019 32
Mike Pisciotta The Way I Use It several people take item out of paper bag, one spectator is chosen and has taken the forced item
2020 8
Ted Karmilovich Target Number Spectator Force spectators name numbers, the one who get closest to performer's number is chosen
2020 9
Roy Baker PATEO Force
Oct. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 10)
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Asi Wind Forcing
  • Playing Cards
  • Blank Cards
  • Svengali Pads
  • Numbers
  • Apps
2021 21
Asi Wind, Max Maven Song/Movie Force with names on cards
Related to
  • "Cinementalism" (Max Maven, Penguin Lecture 2019)
2021 22
Christoph Borer Das freie Geschenk objects with magnets attached are covered with tube, spectator fishes one with magnetic fishing-rod, for anniversaries or when a present has to be submitted magically
2022 14
Fränz Half & Half Prodigy ideas for combining the Prodigy Peek routine with a forcing stack
2022 58
Fränz Prodigy Thought Transmission Prodigy Peek combined with PK touches, spectator feels something on nose, which matches thought of second spectator
2022 60
Fränz The Bucket List business cards with written bucket list entries, selected one is predicted by performer
2022 69
Brian O'Neill Lucky Ticket roll with ticket strips, one forced with variation of Clip Line (cut newspaper strip) method
Also published here 2022 71
Luke Jermay Touching on Hoy performer reveals thoughts of three spectators, when tapped on shoulder one has to think of a shape, one of a date and the third of a name
Also published here 2022 598
Pablo Amira Rune Toss runes drawn on paper pieces, one chosen with double-face toss method, it is predicted
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  • MAGIC, Jan. 2012
2022 1090
Jonathan Friedman Count Force one of six items is counted to and forced
Oct. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 10)
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Luke Jermay Touching on Hoy performer reveals thoughts of three spectators, when tapped on shoulder one has to think of a shape, one of a date and the third of a name
Also published here 2023 3
Luke Jermay Touching on Divination variations of "Jermay's General Person Ploy", same spectators should think of questions
Also published here 2023 8