90 entries in Slate / Normal
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown How to rub out Twenty Chalks at five Times, rubbing out every Time an odd one puzzle or wager, chalk strokes on a board Breslaw's Last Legacy 44
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Geisterschrift oder das unergründliche Geheimnis No. 33, freely named word appears on wrapped slate, chalk is shorter as well, assistant in table writes with magnet and chalk has iron core Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 96
Oswald Rae Mems From My Note Book "Being a selection of useful recipes gathered at various times from different sources too numerous to enumerate"
- To Render Fabric Fireproof
- Fireproofing Wood
- To Clean Velvet or Plush
- To Clean Glassware
- To Gloss and Clean Ivorine Balls
- Red Billiard Ball Dye
- To Dye Flags, etc
- Various Coloured Inks or Dyes (Red, Blue, Gold, White Ink)
- Varnishes
- To Harden a Felt Hat, etc.
- Varnish Remover
- Paint Remover
- Luminous Paint
- Porcelain Fekes, etc.
- Celluloid Varnish
- To Apply Sealing Wax Evenly
- Pads for Thought Readers
- Reading Through Sealed Envelopes
- Ink for Lightning Artists
- Stains
- Black Crayon for Lightning Artists
- Dull Black Paint
- Spirit Gum Substitute
- Gold Paint
- Chemical Slate Writing
- Trick Seals
Between Ourselves 85
Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see name index for attributionRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Tom Sellers Named Card and Slates named card vanishes from box and reappears between slates Card Tricks That Work 13
Theodore Annemann The Prophecy of Occurence two card prediction, slates SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 37
Theodore Annemann Dead Men Tell No Tales! Variations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 44
Theodore Annemann, Tom Bowyer Impromptu Frame Ups card divination with instant stooge The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 22
L.E. Duncanson Thought Rays writing on cleared slate read, oil The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Robert Parrish Slate Immortality living dead test on slate, or handwriting psychometryInspired byVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Theodore Annemann Psychic Card Test dressed up simple divination with two slates Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Norman Ashworth Before your Eyes message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 203
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writerRelated to You'd be Surprised 20
Edward Victor An Idea for Slates - A Novel Production of Names and Drawings on Two Ordinary Slates tied with ribbon Magic of the Hands 102
Oscar Weigle Phantom Hand message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over itRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 263
Franklin M. Chapman Psychic Slate Mystery predictions of two selected cards on slate, chalk swami Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 6) 3
Walter B. Gibson Before Your Eyes Improvement improvementInspired by The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 535
Dr. L. Rothbart The Spectre Slate chosen object is divined, with slate, hard and soft chalk Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11) 4
Al Baker Living and Dead Test Plus with assistent, number total, code The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 236
Herbert Hood The Psychic Slates unseen selection is duplicated on slate, marked & stacked The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 775
U. F. Grant, Danny Morris, Howcani Gaglet Department - idea for Al Baker's "Salt Trick" (Morris)
- idea for cleaning slates, when done with chemical formula (Grant)
- gag, where two eggs are cracked and one put in pocket, but still three yolks are seen (Howcani)
Inspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
Clyde Cairy Hoomdangs result of some calculations with the serial number of a chosen bill, appear on slates The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 123
Hen Fetsch Cute! Huh! one of two coin penetrates a slate, name of selection appears on slate The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 168
Norm Cummins Clean Out Slate Test four cards added, number appears on slates Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 26
Jean Hugard The Slate Trick normal slates, change of slates to let both examine Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 11) 113
Unknown Transfer Single-Slate Writing transfering chalk from newspaper to ungaffed slate Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 391
Unknown A Visible Message writing appears while rubbing surface with chalk powdered brush Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 392
Jack Miller Jack Miller Slate Routine two slates, no flapRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 396
Cyril Marriott Facsimile content from billet is reproduced on a slate The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 415
Peter Warlock Pieces of Slate writing appears, version without a flap, chalk can write permanent and nonpermanent The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 134) 537
George B. Anderson The Ultimate Prediction - A "No Smudge" Swami prediction in envelope, secret writing methodRelated to It Must Be Mindreading 44
Bob Somerfeld Thumb Fun duplication of letters, drawing and figures, with slates Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 7
Ormond McGill Telepathic Drawing drawing duplication on slates Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 11
Ormond McGill Automatic Slate Writing spectator writes yes or know on a slate, general comments on automatic writing Psychic Magic — Vol. 5 10
Harry Banderob The Cards and Slates with medium on stage, coding card by flashing bottom card Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 28
Ormond McGill A Theatrical Mindreading Act divination of an ESP sign and start of Q&A act by getting a spectator's full name with just having the initials Psychic Magic — Vol. 2 17
Bill Simon Telepathy spectator selects a card, another writes a number on it, both informations are divined and written on a slate Effective Card Magic 104
Aage Darling Instanto Book Test book test, several books first word is divined I'll Read Your Mind 7
Stewart James Nullificator Slate Mystery names of cut to cards are predicted on slate The Nullificator 6
Robert Parrish Telepathic Drawings design duplication with slates, wet slate as mirror Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 195
Gene "Phantini" Grant Miracle Design Duplication with slates Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 13
Stewart James Slatest symbol and color are selected, appear on slate, with cards and chips Magic Mine No. 1 22
Tony Corinda 18. The White Swami writing appears between two slates The Swami Gimmick 22
William P. Miesel Another Spirit Slate after writing appears, slate is still wet The Cardiste (Issue 10) 9
Len Belcher Some Total sum prediction Magic of the Mind 61
Harry Stanley Ghost Writing writing appears on side of a slate Magic of the Mind 106
Thomas Alan Waters Addenda to "Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfoldedInspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 360) 269
Jochen Zmeck Das Mene-Tekel-Spiel roughed short/long menetekel and applications
1. card to top
2. card through table
3. divination
4. rising card
5. card to pocket
6. card travels between two slates
7. having multiple cards chosen
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 21
Peter Alexis Epic Slate Test sum predictionVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 90
Tony Bartolotta Epic Slate Test - Alternate Method sum predictionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 97
Ray Hyman Experiment in Auras Slate duplication effect with newspaper Newspaper Magic 84
E. Leslie May Controlled Thot ESP card chosen, written on slate by spectator and performer and they match, see also p. 283 & p. 348 for referencesInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 281
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser A Slate Test four numbers added, predicted The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 296
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle After Glow banded slates, message appears The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 11) 53
Charles Ostin The King's English spectator writes letter on slate, next spectator adds later and so on until word is formed, this is predicted in typed form, see p. 426 for comment by William Taylor
(spelled "Charles Osten", see p. 637 for correction)
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4) 397
Paul Siegel Numeration Sensation several numbers are added, total is predicted on slate Doorway to Delusion 14
Ben Christopher Mental Detective see also p. 728 for comment by Eric Kaufman The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 677
Karl Fulves Predelection spectator makes cross on slate with chalk on list, location is felt behind back The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 810
Al Mann Golden Digits two people with office machines/calculators on stage, numbers called out and added, two numbers thought of and added, prediction on slate
- First Method
- Revised Method
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 832
Fredric Broder Fortune's Cookies prediction of message from fortune cookies, lot of cookies in a box, several are selected The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 129) 641
Al Mann Messages from Babel four seance slate methods, several ungimmicked slates Master Slate Secrets — Part I 8
Al Mann To Read a Question with nine normal slates, wrapped in newspaper Master Slate Secrets — Part I 9
Al Mann The Uproar nine small slates messages appear on five slates Master Slate Secrets — Part I 12
Al Mann, Henry Slade The Ultimate Slate Test Master Slate Secrets — Part I 15
Al Mann, J. F. Orrin The 13th Veil normal slate Master Slate Secrets — Part I 17
Stewart James Unique Slate Test Also published here
  • in "The Sphinx" Vol.29 #1, 1930
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 18
Karl Fulves The Isis Slate coding four numbers (or other things) with two lines on a slateVariationsAlso published here The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1072
Karl Fulves Faces and Slates No. 49, four people written on slate, medium can identify a chosen one Self-Working Mental Magic 79
Karl Fulves It's Murder No. 50, word code Self-Working Mental Magic 80
Karl Fulves Epic Slate Test No. 53, sum prediction after additionAlso published here Self-Working Mental Magic 85
Robert Parrish Telltale Slate No. 45, five spectators write favorite tv show on slate, first spectator's one divinedAlso published here Self-Working Mental Magic 73
Robert Parrish Handwriting No. 46, identifying handwriting of five personsAlso published here Self-Working Mental Magic 75
Karl Fulves Thoughts in Color No. 47, spectators write down favourite car on slate, performer knows who wrote which from a distanceInspired by Self-Working Mental Magic 76
Karl Fulves Hyperspace No. 51, slate under table pressed to table, spectator writes word, it goes through fourth dimension and is now in mirror writingRelated to Self-Working Mental Magic 81
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks The Pantograph copying or enlarging an autograph on a slate Phanta-Graphs 11
Thomas Alan Waters Blackard fair single card prediction, in glass in front of the blackboard Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 311
Thomas Alan Waters Automaticard spectator turns a card over behind his back, a second spectator is blindfolded and by automatic writing on a slate divines the card Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 214
Unknown The Lappone Move (with pocket slates) No. 40, message appears on tied slates 101 Psychic Tests 12
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Tips on Slate Technique having an index on the slate or a writing pad, or programmed into a pocket calculator Astrology - The Hidden Force 29
Thomas Alan Waters Wipeout before your eyes as a multiple outInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 562
Eric DeCamps Slate of Hand card chosen, name of it appears on one of two ungimmicked small slates, card itself travels between slates The Magic of Eric DeCamps 26
Steve Beam Armchair Painter toy letters on a slate forming a message, some fall down and forming name of selection The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 25) 428
Thomas Alan Waters Dell-Epathy spectator writes four-letter word on slate, performer divines it by reading definition from a dictionary, first published in "Magick" No. 321, 1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Magazine Miscellanea) 448
Karl Fulves Voice Print freely chosen card, deck in glass, message appears on slate to locate cardRelated to Underworld (Issue 4) 53
Alexander de Cova, Peter Alexis 16 Digits sum prediction with slateInspired by Gambit 5
Jack Avis A Tale of Two Slates two miniature slates have writing with two colors, chosen color changes into name of selectionInspired by Rara Avis 197
Christoph Borer, Krabat, Mireille, Nadia "Lou" Schürmann Toro zodiac prediction, written on slate, prediction is turned over and correct zodiac is found, when performer erases slate with sponge, transformation of the wordRelated toAlso published here Seminarnotitzen 2007 11
Christoph Borer, Krabat, Mireille, Nadia "Lou" Schürmann Toro zodiac prediction, written on slate, prediction is turned over and correct zodiac is found, when performer erases slate with sponge, transformation of the wordRelated toAlso published here Endlose Möglichkeiten 10
Christoph Borer Die Verwandlung der Schrift message transformation, thorough study and lots of ideasRelated to Endlose Möglichkeiten 14
Bill Abbott Bill's Phase 3 two spectators select a card from half the deck each that is in their pockets, divined by performer The Doors of Deception 220