transcendental book test \n 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 \n richard himber \n transcendental book test \n richard himber
1945
tarbell course in magic — volume 4
Richard Himber

Transcendental Book Test

Also published here

1945


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dead name duplication \n name is written on a card and sealed in an envelope, performer does the same, and they match \n fredric kolb \n dead name duplikation \n fredric kolb
1945
miracles in mentalism and psychic experimentation
Fredric Kolb

Dead Name Duplication

Related to

1945


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question and answer  variation b \n several billets, misreading \n c. l. boarde
1947
mainly mental vol. 1 — billet reading
C. L. Boarde

Question and Answer  Variation B

1947


78



dead name duplication  variation a \n divination of name written on billet \n c. l. boarde
1947
mainly mental vol. 1 — billet reading
C. L. Boarde

Dead Name Duplication  Variation A

1947


86



threediction \n triple prediction on blank cards, number, name and city \n bob somerfeld \n tervil \n orville wayne meyer
1951
mind reader's digest
Bob Somerfeld

Threediction

Related to

1951


9



(14) the prophesy \n card is selected and predicted in a letter \n tony corinda \n gypsee \n thomas alan waters
1958
predictions
Tony Corinda

(14) The Prophesy

Variations

1958


119



zarkamorta ii.  the ceremony of reincarnation \n 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 \n tony corinda \n ashes to ashes \n dr. e. raymond carlyle \n torn, marked, stabbed, crumpled, burned & restored page \n asi wind
1959
book tests
Tony Corinda

Zarkamorta II.  The Ceremony of Reincarnation

Related toVariations

1959


201



ultramodern mentalism \n prediction of a word, with tape recorder and assistant \n tony corinda \n robert harbin \n unknown power \n thomas alan waters \n the spirit \n john brown cook \n arthur h. buckley
1959
book tests
Tony Corinda, Robert Harbin

UltraModern Mentalism

Related to

1959


215



the bold book test \n impromptu, glimpsing information on the fly and miscalling page number \n david hoy \n narrow your eyes \n david hoy \n andy (the jerx) \n bold one \n gene nielsen \n hoy book test subtlety \n ross johnson \n ultimate flashback \n larry becker \n virtual bold book test \n derek hughes \n miracle  impromptu book test \n george armstrong
1963
the bold and subtle miracles of dr. faust
David Hoy

The Bold Book Test

Related toVariations

1963


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miscall page force \n two books \n david hoy \n page force \n tony corinda \n afterthought! \n robert schwarz \n miscall page force \n unknown
1963
the bold and subtle miracles of dr. faust
David Hoy

Miscall Page Force

Related to

1963


22



curious! \n turning time backwards so writing vanishes, watch reappears at spectator's wrist \n tony "doc" shiels
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Tony "Doc" Shiels

Curious!

Aug. 1967


118



book test \n no additional props, just four books, exchanged covers \n al koran \n the oneman 'genuine' magazine test \n theodore annemann
1968
al koran's professional presentations
Al Koran

Book Test

Related to

1968


37



miscall page force \n \n unknown \n miscall page force \n david hoy
1968
al koran's professional presentations

Miscall Page Force

Related to

1968


40



the name of a card is written \n name of cards written on paper, force, different methods \n edward g. brown
1973
the card magic of edward g. brown
Edward G. Brown

The Name of a Card is Written

1973


191



one in a million \n miscall page force and paper clip force \n barrie richardson \n one in a half million \n barrie richardson \n fate \n bruce elliott
1977
pabular
Barrie Richardson

One In A Million

Related toVariations

Dec. 1977


498



the tesseract \n three predictions are handed out to different spectators, three spectators select a number, city and word, predictions match \n al mann \n touching on hoy \n luke jermay \n the opener move \n al mann \n bold & beautiful prophecy \n ted karmilovich
1978
the tesseract
Al Mann

The Tesseract

Related to

1978


3



totally impromptu book test \n numbers on three billets, two are destroyed and last used to select word \n bruce bernstein \n totally impromptu book test \n bruce bernstein
1981
twenty effects for psychic entertainers
Bruce Bernstein

Totally Impromptu Book Test

Also published here

1981


15



telepathy and clairvoyance \n three numbers on three billets are divined or predicted \n bruce bernstein \n the ataw (any time anywhere) triple test \n jas jakutsch \n telepathy and clairvoyance \n bruce bernstein
1981
twenty effects for psychic entertainers
Bruce Bernstein

Telepathy and Clairvoyance

VariationsAlso published here

1981


17



the knight's gambit \n named chess figure is predicted, red circle in a chess book around figure, with a letter \n al mann \n königsgambit \n alexander de cova
1982
the knight's gambit
Al Mann

The Knight's Gambit

Variations

1982


1



transcendental book test \n 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 \n richard himber \n transcendental book test \n richard himber
1983
selfworking number magic
Richard Himber

Transcendental Book Test

Also published here

1983


134



speakay \n 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 \n thomas alan waters \n graphology \n l. vosburgh lyons
1984
mind, myth & magick
Thomas Alan Waters

Speakay

Related to

1984


607



into the fourth dimension \n three predictions are given to members of the audience and a number is constructed as in the "transcendental phone test" \n al mann
1984
phantom voices
Al Mann

Into the Fourth Dimension

1984


4



the day of the jackal \n three predictions are given to members of the audience, person is called on the phone and names a piece of furniture, a word and a city \n al mann
1984
phantom voices
Al Mann

The Day of the Jackal

1984


5



casino royale \n prediction of a chosen casino, amount of money one wagers and outcome of blackjack game, poker chips with names of casinos and himber wallet, comments on preshow in the introduction (but not used in the effect) \n larry becker
1992
stunners!
Larry Becker

Casino Royale

1992


153



object d'art \n card selected using dart, cards attached to board, written prediction \n david burmeister
1994
syzygy
David Burmeister

Object D'art

1994


2



the psychodelic winning game \n two handlings, peek deck, miscalling or billet switch with index \n alexander de cova \n the psychodelic winning game \n alexander de cova \n a.c.a.n.  any card at any number \n alexander de cova \n psychodelic winning game \n alexander de cova
1997
seminarunterlagen 1997
Alexander de Cova

The Psychodelic Winning Game

Also published here

1997


4



the "birthday" book \n birthday book, shuffled deck one card freely selected \n john morgan
1997
l.i.n.t. — pocket stuff for closeup magicians
John Morgan

The "Birthday" Book

1997


83



any card at any number \n peek deck, miscalling \n alexander de cova
1998
secrets no. 2
Alexander de Cova

Any Card at Any Number

1998


18



the ataw (any time anywhere) triple test \n divination of three thoughts, jotted down on a business card \n jas jakutsch \n telepathy and clairvoyance \n bruce bernstein
1999
completely mental — vol. 1
Jas Jakutsch

The ATAW (Any Time AnyWhere) Triple Test

Inspired by

1999


11



hoy book test handling \n page miscalling \n roger crosthwaite
1999
arcardia
Roger Crosthwaite

Hoy Book Test Handling

1999


9



one in a half million \n miscall page force and paper clip force \n barrie richardson \n one in a million \n barrie richardson \n fate \n bruce elliott
1999
theater of the mind
Barrie Richardson

One in a Half Million

Inspired byRelated to

1999


10



miscalling oneahead \n getting one ahead in q&a by faking the first question \n unknown
2002 ca.
the richey technique revealed

Miscalling OneAhead

2002 ca.


6



extra sensory switch \n 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 \n robert cassidy \n "thought coincidence" (marketed effect, 1934 by brown magic company, also in hull's encyclopedic dictionary of mentalism volume 1)
2004
the artful mentalism of bob cassidy
Robert Cassidy

Extra Sensory Switch

Related to "Thought Coincidence" (marketed effect, 1934 by Brown Magic Company, also in Hull's Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mentalism Volume 1)

2004


55



a.c.a.n.  any card at any number \n peek deck, miscalling \n alexander de cova \n the psychodelic winning game \n alexander de cova
2007
seminar 2007
Alexander de Cova

A.C.A.N.  Any Card at Any Number

Also published here

2007


8



stop it \n spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more \n denis behr \n behr para creer \n alberto de figueiredo \n stopping again \n denis behr
2011
handcrafted card magic — volume 2
Denis Behr

Stop It

VariationsAlso published here

2011


48



all gone \n spectator writes name on one paper, the other have the word "gone", miscalling \n barrie richardson \n the magician, spring 2007
2011
curtain call
Barrie Richardson

All Gone

Also published here The Magician, Spring 2007

2011


67



stopping again \n spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more \n denis behr \n stop it \n denis behr
2011
lecture notes 2011
Denis Behr

Stopping Again

Also published here

2011


15



totally impromptu book test \n numbers on three billets, two are destroyed and last used to select word \n bruce bernstein \n totally impromptu book test \n bruce bernstein
2012
unreal
Bruce Bernstein

Totally Impromptu Book Test

Also published here

2012


16



telepathy and clairvoyance \n three numbers on three billets are divined or predicted \n bruce bernstein \n telepathy and clairvoyance \n bruce bernstein
2012
unreal
Bruce Bernstein

Telepathy and Clairvoyance

Also published here

2012


21



behr para creer \n spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more, impromptu version \n alberto de figueiredo \n stop it \n denis behr
2013
magia demente
Alberto de Figueiredo

Behr Para Creer

Inspired by

2013


41



königsgambit \n 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) \n alexander de cova \n the knight's gambit \n al mann \n devin knight's version of al mann's "the knight's gambit"
2015
burners — vol. 2
Alexander de Cova

Königsgambit

Inspired by

2015


171



psychodelic winning game \n peek deck, billet switch with index
 a.c.a.n. \n alexander de cova \n the psychodelic winning game \n alexander de cova
2016
burners — vol. 4
Alexander de Cova

Psychodelic Winning Game

Also published here

2016


145



the three pellet test \n 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 \n ted karmilovich \n "ghostly influence" (clettis musson, the new encyclopedic dictionary of mentalism, volume two, p. 5)
2017
the three pellet test
Ted Karmilovich

The Three Pellet Test

Related to "Ghostly Influence" (Clettis Musson, The New Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mentalism, Volume Two, p. 5)

2017


1



frottierter vogel \n cards with names of birds, one selected and predicted \n jan logemann \n heinz act (pit hartling)
2019
eine inselbegabung tourt mit 52 freunde
Jan Logemann

Frottierter Vogel

Inspired by

2019


20



the 40 digit hyperbrain act \n 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 \n rhys "morgan" jones \n robert "west" tay \n number writing \n rhys "morgan" jones \n robert "west" tay
2020
parlour tricks
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay

The 40 Digit Hyperbrain Act

Related to

2020


301



equivokat \n snacks and prices are shouted out and noted down by performer, one chosen, price is predicted and snack produced from empty envelope, miswriting \n joshua jay
2022
reaching into flames
Joshua Jay

EquivoKat

2022


72



cactus \n prediction of object, people name objects which are listed from one to six, using a die for selection \n anson chen
2023
reality is magic
Anson Chen

Cactus

2023


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