50 entries in Numbers / Number Forces / Only Calculation
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Oswald Rae Number Force sum is forced Sub Rosa 71
Unknown Number Addition Force Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 156
Unknown To Force the Number 9 Greater Magic 198
Franklin M. Chapman Match-Ic Numbers number appears on head of match, mental calculation Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 3) 4
Alvin R. Plough Gaglet calculation and multiple outs The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 148
L. Vosburgh Lyons Nine forcing nine The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 53) 217
L. Vosburgh Lyons Number Force forcing nine Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 21
Richard Himber Transcendental Book Test using mathematical addition forceAlso published here Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 192
Unknown Addition Force number variable Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 195
Bob Somerfeld Cut-Witted number force, from one to ten Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 3
Jack Yates Astral Digit after some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate Minds in Close-Up 17
Unknown Predicting a Number Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 159
Unknown, T. O'Connor Sloane The Mysteries of Nine Number forces using the number nine (e.g. 1089), includes variation by T. O'Connor Sloane using moneyRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 163
Unknown Digital Roots Number force using digital rootsRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 164
Unknown Persistent Root Number force using digital roots of nineRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 165
Unknown Guessing Someone's Age Using digital roots to estimate the age of someoneRelated toVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 166
Chan Canasta Oops 1: Fifty years of history Numerical force to select a particular card on a grid of twenty cards, based on an important year to the spectator Book of Oopses 4
Chan Canasta Oops 9: Look out for a number 1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal predictionRelated to Book of Oopses 20
John Bragoli Roulette Force cross total of three numbers The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 71
Paul Siegel Vision Diabolique performer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card Doorway to Delusion 6
Paul Siegel Number Force limited pool of numbers, spectator's hold up hands with outstretched fingers, two-digit number is created Doorway to Delusion 9
Burling Hull Volta's "All-Fair" Dictionary Feat numbers written on card or slate are used to arrive at sentence in dictionary, forcing a range of nine numbers The Amazing World of Mentalism 61
Burling Hull The Performer Presents a Number Test row of numbers written on slate, a number arrived at by calculation, numbers wiped away and calculated number appears (1089) The Amazing World of Mentalism 86
Thomas Alan Waters Symbo-Chart off beat revelation of a chosen ESP sign, 1089 force Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 510
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Karl Fulves Think of a Number No. 9, spectator does calculation procedure and adds value of change in pocket, performer knows value of change Self-Working Number Magic 11
Richard Himber Transcendental Book Test No. 98, two page numbers selected and added, that number opened in third book and first word divined, using mathematical addition forceAlso published here Self-Working Number Magic 134
Unknown 1089 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 25
Steve Beam 6801 Prediction comedy prediction with a twist, 1089 forceRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 222
Steve Rogers Central Limit forcing a range of numbers, open prediction application Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 1383
Karl Fulves Smart Money No. 92, calculation with date on any coin with result in number nine, this book is a force-book with "of" as every ninth word at the start of each chapter Self-Working Coin Magic 135
Unknown Confusing the Mathematician mathematical force using face of a watch Psychokinetic Time 23
Karl Fulves Digit Tell Us "Thoughts on a classic number stunt"
three digit number, taken reversed and subtracted, fool-proof method
The Fine Print (Issue 1) 7
Mel Bennett An 8-Cylinder Deal forcing the number eight The Fine Print (Issue 1) 14
Karl Fulves Application letters correspond to letters for fun number revealInspired by The Fine Print (Issue 1) 9
John Mulholland, Karl Fulves Highway Robbery letters correspond to letters for fun number revealRelated to
  • Demonstration of "Affinity of Letters and Figures" (Linking Ring, March 1933)
  • Informant (Karl Fulves, 1995)
The Fine Print (Issue 1) 10
Unknown Think of a Number No. 10, number thought-of, after some calculation the result is always six Easy Magic 13
Karl Fulves Beyond Numbers No. 23, page and word selected with calculation procedure Easy Magic 30
James Baker You've Already Won! calculation that always results in the number five, predicted with five dollar bills Underworld (Issue 9) 124
Steve Beam Steve's Nothing-To-Do-With-Canning's-Idea Prediction number is formed by simple arithmetics and predicted with a coin Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 210
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Principle of Nine adding digits and subtracting from original number always is a multiple of nine
- The basic estimation principle
- The Count-Back Force
- The Less-counting principle
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 79
Karl Fulves Cooked Book page number chosen via calculation method, can only be one of two numbers Prolix (Issue 1) 66
Stewart Judah My # Yours number prediction by both performer and spectator, only calculation Prolix (Issue 3) 202
Tony Bartolotta, Karl Fulves High School Hijinks using school textbooks Prolix (Issue 3) 208
Ken De Courcy A Real Pocket Trick comedy presentation for number force for fiveInspired by
  • a number force in Annemann's "202 Method of Forcing"
Prolix (Issue 5) 316
Karl Fulves Numismatica "they've got your number"
after some calculation, one of five force numbers is the outcome
Variations Xtra Credit (Issue 2) 6
Jim Steinmeyer The Three Book Experiment mathematical calculations to arrive at page numberInspired by
  • "The Great Book Test" (The Magic of Robert Harbin)
  • U. F. Grant's marketed book test
A Tribute to Robert Harbin 18
Marty Kane Cursed by an Evil Spell after spelling on fingers a number is divinedInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 220
Marty Kane, Steve Beam Finger Flinger alternate handlingInspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 221
Steve Mayhew A Bird in the Hand audience selects finger through counting procedure - middle fingerInspired byRelated to Full Frontal Mayhew 13
Karl Fulves Potter's Index book test with borrowed Harry Potter book, calculations on paper required Prolix (Issue 9) 580