63 entries in Numbers / Number Forces / Other Props
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Unknown Das Geheimnis des Wörterbuches empty billets put in hat, a page chosen in a dictionary, that page opened in another one and counted down to a word that corresponds with a number chosen from a change bag of number cards, that word is suddenly on a billet that's chosen form the hat, using force book with only two numbers to force pageRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 78
Oswald Rae The Miracle Slate sum appears on initialed slate under individual numbers Between Ourselves 43
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense numbers on calendar are added, matrix forceRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 279
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Tom Fitzgerald Advertising Stunt two lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divinedRelated to
  • see also "The 'Q' Trick" in Hoffmann's " Modern Magic" p.560
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 394
Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number forceRelated toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 313
Ronald B. Edwards Two Quickies - transposition of two cards
- forcing a number with coins
Variations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 277) 1109
Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 162
Tony Corinda Page Force same as David Hoy'sRelated to Book Tests 205
David Hoy Page Force two books, miscallRelated to The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 22
Chan Canasta Oops 4: Matches not for burning Some matches placed in three equal groups on the page, moved around according to instructions, predict how many matches in the middle group Book of Oopses 10
Ronald B. Edwards Small Change Prediction forcing 2010 with coinsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1043
Kabon Fujimara, Juan Tamariz El Pez Japonés puzzle and number divination with 8 cigarettes, fish layoutInspired by Magia en el Bar 85
Richard Webster Hermetica Tarot card off-beat prediction The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 158) 789
Burling Hull An Old Word Force double-pocket bag with numbered chips The Amazing World of Mentalism 74
Burling Hull Volta's Master Bok Test Mystery several two-digit numbers on paper, cut out, two pieces chosen and all digits added, first sentence on that page divined The Amazing World of Mentalism 67
Burling Hull A Mind Reading Number Divination number chosen, it appears spelled out on slate
- With a Flap
- Without the Flap
- Another "No Flap" Method
The Amazing World of Mentalism 89
Al Mann The Locked Book with locked book, forcing a limited choice, numbers written in a row and three are encircled Of Words and Wizards 22
Arthur Emerson Force 27 different numbers on slips of paper, number is forced The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 227) 1132
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic squareInspired byRelated toVariations The Violet Book of Mentalism 8
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and Random Numbers number is divined with pendulum, number force The Magic Pendulum 9
Stephen Minch Mind Runes four rune sticks with one spot on one side and two on the other, stick thrown and card at spot-sum position in Tarot deck noted, number and card predicted as well as spot configuration on rune sticks Mind Runes 1
Philip T. Goldstein Ahoy There! book test featuring a matrix number force Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 474
Harry Lorayne All Aboard book test featuring a matrix number force Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 475
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic squareInspired byRelated to shuffled lecture 4
Thomas Alan Waters Wheelie forcing a number with a roulette wheel Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 324
Alex East Musical song predictionRelated to Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 380
Al Koran, Edward Victor Koran / Victor Number Force see Al Koran's Jackpot CoinsRelated to Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1177
Martin Breese 4929 force based on basic four numbers on a Visa card Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31) 610
Unknown Familiar Spirit No. 6, forcing a postion in a dial by adding four number to the same digits scrambled Self-Working Number Magic 7
Stephen Clark The Broken Square No. 36, square with two parts missing, still magic square, used for force Self-Working Number Magic 61
Ali Bongo Force Wheel wheel to force a number, with folded pieces of paper, for banknight etc. 1983 4
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense No. 72, numbers on calendar are added, matrix forceRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 92
Martin Gardner Crazy Calendar No. 73, calendar force with matrix principleInspired byRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 94
Karl Fulves Auto Suggestion No. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cardsRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 104
Thomas Alan Waters Threesum triple prediction on selected playing cards, with Bingo chart (Stover's "irrisistible Force")Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 557
Peter Duffie Fred 23 bold number force, card named, number written on back of named selectionRelated to Close-Up to the Point 19
Karl Fulves Almanac Affinity No. 79, spectator removes page of newspaper and adds all four page numbers, number used to look up word in almanac, forced, two handlings Self-Working Paper Magic 142
David Britland Star-Gazer horoscope chosen with counters with number on them, reading is predicted Psychomancy 35
Mel Stover Calender Force Psychomancy 52
Philip T. Goldstein Force Majeur matrix force for any number, approach to Mel Stover's "Irresistible Force"Inspired by Doth 9
Michael Weber Q-Tip Inspired by Life Savers 69
Karl Fulves Number Force number from one to ten forced with typewriter Typecast 101
Don Nielsen Kronos force of number five, six or seven with wrist watch procedure, newspaper test application, see note on p. 7Related to
  • "Step Back in Time" (Stephen Tucker, Compendium, 1984)
Rigmarole (Issue 1) 4
Mel Bennett S.P.A.T. letters associated with numbers, credit informationInspired by
  • Lee Sallows idea in Word Ways, Feb. 1990
Verbatim (Issue 10) 133
Unknown Figure Fun No. 12, matrix number force, forces 34 Easy Magic 15
Francis Carlyle, ? Truzi, Burling Hull, Paul Harris The Client Confidence Sugar Shocker nine sugar packets are numbered on one side, double facer sugar packet is used to force a certain numberRelated to The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 263
Paul Harris, Milton Kort Moms Come and Go but a Rolex is Forever "A Revised Milt Kort Classic", 3 1/2 gag with a book page instead of cards, dial force The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 277
Dan Garrett The Force of Numerology page number chosen by adding predetermined numbers, word there predicted, any borrowed bookInspired byAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Oct. 1979
Top 10 19
Philip T. Goldstein Paradox Redux "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
tapestry parity principle, credit information, 4x4 number matrix, 19 or 61
Inspired by The Fine Print (Issue 8) 247
Jack Avis Folding Numbers paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, sum of one orientation predicted, parityInspired by Vis à Vis 86
Karl Fulves 10¢ Worth page number chosen with procedure with coin change, forcing a set of possible numbers Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 183
Lewis Jones By the numbers number force for any number with a magic squareRelated to Ahead of the Pack 233
Karl Fulves Urban Legends four urban legends and their opposite on cards along with eight numbers, some cards are turned over and numbers added, force for 47
- Second Method
- Background
Inspired byRelated to Prolix (Issue 1) 14
Don Nielsen Page Force forcing a number from two to nine with a newspaper, book test application Prolix (Issue 3) 149
Mel Stover Calendar Prediction Mel Stover's "Days of Force" with calendarRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 20) 312
Michael Weber References for Number-Matrix Force Weber's Winning Idea 4
Michael Weber Weber's Winning Idea number-matrix force on lottery ticketRelated to Weber's Winning Idea 1
Mel Bennett The Force Methods number forces
1. using number cards (Magigram, Amazing Trelba)
2. "Newspaper Prediction" (Martin Gardner, Magic, August 2005, also Ibidem?)
3. 4x4 matrix
4. magic square
Related to Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 69
Max Maven Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic squareRelated to The Black Book of Mentalism 4
Michael Weber Rainbow Matrix - Weber Notes Inspired by The Black Book of Mentalism 5
Doug Canning Tile Force Variation on the matrix force. Number force with gridInspired byVariations
  • Mathematical Recreations by Maurice Kraitchik, 1942.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 116
Steve Beam The Talisman Non-card version of card trick predicting how long a volunteer has left to live.Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 118