39 entries in Mental Magic / Principles / Misreading & Miscalling
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Richard Himber Transcendental Book Test two page numbers selected and added, that number opened in third book and first word divined, using mathematical addition force and miscalling a page number
Also published here 1945/27 192
C. L. Boarde Question and Answer - Variation B several billets, misreading
1947 78
C. L. Boarde Dead Name Duplication - Variation A divination of name written on billet
1947 86
Bob Somerfeld Threediction triple prediction on blank cards, number, name and city
Related to 1951 9
Tony Corinda (14) The Prophesy card is selected and predicted in a letter
Variations 1958 119
Tony Corinda Zarkamorta II. - The Ceremony of Reincarnation page is torn from a magazine and a word selected by randomly sticking a pin in that page, the page is burnt and reappears back in the book, with a hole in the chosen word and burnt edges
Related toVariations 1959 201
Tony Corinda, Robert Harbin Ultra-Modern Mentalism prediction of a word, with tape recorder and assistant
Related to 1959 215
David Hoy The Bold Book Test impromptu, glimpsing information on the fly and miscalling page number
Related toVariations 1963 21
David Hoy Miscall Page Force two books
Related to 1963 22
Tony "Doc" Shiels Curious! turning time backwards so writing vanishes, watch reappears at spectator's wrist
Aug. 1967 118
Al Koran Book Test no additional props, just four books, exchanged covers
Related to 1968 37
Miscall Page Force
Related to 1968 40
Edward G. Brown The Name of a Card is Written name of cards written on paper, force, different methods
1973 191
Barrie Richardson One In A Million miscall page force and paper clip force
Related toVariations Dec. 1977
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4)
498
Al Mann The Tesseract three predictions are handed out to different spectator, three spectator select a number, city and word, predictions match
Related to 1978 3
Al Mann The Knight's Gambit named chess figure is predicted, red circle in a chess book around figure, with a letter
Variations 1982 1
Richard Himber Transcendental Book Test two page numbers selected and added, that number opened in third book and first word divined, using mathematical addition force and miscalling a page number
Also published here 1983 134
Thomas Alan Waters Speakay six people write something on a piece of paper, performer thinks of one of the words and claims that one spectator will have the urge to step forward, one does and it is the one who has written the word the performer holds
Related to 1984
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk)
607
Al Mann Into the Fourth Dimension three predictions are given to members of the audience and a number is constructed as in the "Transcendental Phone Test"
1984 4
Al Mann The Day of the Jackal three predictions are given to members of the audience, person is called an names a piece of furniture, a word and a city
1984 5
David Burmeister Object D'art card selected using dart, cards attached to board, written prediction
1994
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 1)
2
Alexander de Cova The Psychodelic Winning Game two handlings, peek deck, miscalling or billet switch with index
Also published here 1997 4
John Morgan The "Birthday" Book birthday book, shuffled deck one card freely selected
1997 83
Alexander de Cova Any Card at Any Number peek deck, miscalling
1998 18
Jas Jakutsch The ATAW (Any Time AnyWhere) Triple Test divination of three thoughts, jotted down on a business card
Inspired by
  • Bruce Bernstein's "Telepathy and Clairvoyance" in "Twenty Effects for the Psychic Entertainer"
1999 11
Roger Crosthwaite Hoy Book Test Handling page miscalling
1999 9
Barrie Richardson One in a Half Million miscall page force and paper clip force
Inspired byRelated to 1999 10
Robert Cassidy Extra Sensory Switch three routines with the Delight Switch
  • two rows with five ESP cards, after switching all cards match
  • two rows with five ESP cards, only one match, prediction
  • spectator and performer note a number and seal it in envelopes, they are switched and both numbers are the same
Related to
  • "Thought Coincidence" (marketed effect, 1934 by Brown Magic Company, also in Hull's Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mentalism Volume 1)
2004 55
Alexander de Cova A.C.A.N. - Any Card at Any Number peek deck, miscalling
Also published here 2007 8
Denis Behr Stop It spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more
VariationsAlso published here 2011 48
Barrie Richardson All Gone spectator writes name on one paper, the other have the word "Gone", miscalling
Also published here
  • The Magician, Spring 2007
2011 67
Denis Behr Stopping Again spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more
Also published here 2011 15
Alberto de Figueiredo Behr Para Creer spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more, impromptu version
Inspired by 2013 41
Alexander de Cova Königsgambit chosen chess figure is predicted, red circle in a chess book around figure, with a letter
  • Die Waage (using hidden scale to find out which chess figure is missing from box)
Inspired by 2015 171
Alexander de Cova Psychodelic Winning Game peek deck, billet switch with index
  • A.C.A.N.
Also published here 2016 145
Ted Karmilovich The Three Pellet Test performer and spectator each have three paper balls with written colors, matching routine, repeated with names of stooges and the words show, movie and theater
  • The Golf Pencil and Other Subtleties
Related to
  • "Ghostly Influence" (Clettis Musson, The New Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mentalism, Volume Two, p. 5)
2017 1
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The 40 Digit Hyperbrain Act forty numbers from billets written on grid on slate, miscalling, number sequence recalled by blindfolded performer, square root calculation with selected numbers, sum given
  • Required Mathematics
Related to 2020 301
Joshua Jay EquivoKat snacks and prices are shouted out and noted down by performer, one chosen, price is predicted and snack produced from empty envelope, miswriting
2022 72
Anson Chen Cactus prediction of object, people name objects which are listed from one to six, using a die for selection
2023 124