date sense\nnumbers on calendar are added, matrix force\nwalter b. gibson\ndate sense\nwalter b. gibson\ncrazy calendar\nmartin gardner
1938
the jinx 1-50 Walter B. Gibson

'number, please'\nprediction of a name in a telephone book, the accessory as a number force with counters\ntheodore annemann
1939
the incorporated strange secrets Theodore Annemann

'Number, Please'

prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters

advertising stunt\ntwo lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divined\ntom fitzgerald\nsee also "the 'q' trick" in hoffmann's " modern magic" p.560
1945
the phoenix 51-100 Tom Fitzgerald

Advertising Stunt

two lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divined

Related to

see also "The 'Q' Trick" in Hoffmann's " Modern Magic" p.560

days of force\ncalendar number force\nmel stover\nfortunes of a wise fool\nstephen minch\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\nquintasense\nthomas alan waters\nringo-bingo\nstephen tucker\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\nmatrix number force\nthomas alan waters\nrethink\nphilip t. goldstein\nthreesum\nthomas alan waters\ncalendar prediction\nmel stover
1945
the phoenix 51-100 Mel Stover

two quickies\n- transposition of two cards
- forcing a number with coins\nronald b. edwards\nsmall change prediction\nronald b. edwards
1953
the phoenix 251 - 300 Ronald B. Edwards

Two Quickies

- transposition of two cards
- forcing a number with coins

the irrisistible force\n\nmel stover\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\nthreesum\nthomas alan waters\nforce majeur\nphilip t. goldstein\ntile force\ndoug canning
1957
the new phoenix 301-348 Mel Stover

page force\ntwo books, miscall\ndavid hoy\npage force\ntony corinda\nafterthought!\nrobert schwarz
1963
the bold and subtle miracles of dr. faust David Hoy

oops 4: matches not for burning\nsome matches placed in three equal groups on the page, moved around according to instructions, predict how many matches in the middle group\nchan canasta
1966
book of oopses 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

small change prediction\nforcing 2010 with coins\nronald b. edwards\ntwo quickies\nronald b. edwards
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Ronald B. Edwards

the locked book\nwith locked book, forcing a limited choice, numbers written in a row and three are encircled\nal mann
1977
of words and wizards Al Mann

The Locked Book

with locked book, forcing a limited choice, numbers written in a row and three are encircled

rainbow matrix\nnumber force with a magic square, see also mel stover's "days of force" in phoenix #77 and "the irrisistible force“ in new phoenix #340\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\ndays of force\nmel stover\nthe irrisistible force\nmel stover\nrainbow matrix - weber notes\nmichael weber
1980
the violet book of mentalism Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik

Rainbow Matrix

number force with a magic square, see also Mel Stover's "Days Of Force" in Phoenix #77 and "The Irrisistible Force“ in New Phoenix #340

mind runes\nfour 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\nstephen minch
1980
mind runes 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

rainbow matrix\nnumber force with a magic square\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik\ndays of force\nmel stover\nthe irrisistible force\nmel stover
1982
shuffled lecture Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik

koran / victor number force\nsee al koran's jackpot coins\nal koran\nedward victor\na match divination\nedward victor
1983
pabular Al Koran, Edward Victor

familiar spirit\nno. 6, forcing a postion in a dial by adding four number to the same digits scrambled\n unknown
1983
self-working number magic
Unknown

Familiar Spirit

No. 6, forcing a postion in a dial by adding four number to the same digits scrambled

the broken square\nno. 36, square with two parts missing, still magic square, used for force\nstephen clark
1983
self-working number magic Stephen Clark

The Broken Square

No. 36, square with two parts missing, still magic square, used for force

date sense\nno. 72, numbers on calendar are added, matrix force\nwalter b. gibson\ndate sense\nwalter b. gibson
1983
self-working number magic Walter B. Gibson

Date Sense

No. 72, numbers on calendar are added, matrix force

crazy calendar\nno. 73, calendar force with matrix principle\nmartin gardner\ndate sense\nwalter b. gibson\nauto suggestion\nkarl fulves\nthe force methods\nmel bennett
1983
self-working number magic Martin Gardner

auto suggestion\nno. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cards\nkarl fulves\ncrazy calendar\nmartin gardner
1983
self-working number magic Karl Fulves

Auto Suggestion

No. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cards

threesum\ntriple prediction on selected playing cards, with bingo chart (stover's "irrisistible force")\nthomas alan waters\npeter warlock's "caught thoughts" in "pentagram" vol. 10, no. 6, 1956. p. 49.\ndays of force\nmel stover\nthe irrisistible force\nmel stover
1984
mind, myth & magick Thomas Alan Waters

Threesum

triple prediction on selected playing cards, with Bingo chart (Stover's "irrisistible Force")

Inspired by

Peter Warlock's "Caught Thoughts" in "Pentagram" Vol. 10, No. 6, 1956. P. 49.

almanac affinity\nno. 79, spectator removes page of newspaper and adds all four page numbers, number used to look up word in almanac, forced, two handlings\nkarl fulves
1985
self-working paper magic 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

force majeur\nmatrix force for any number, approach to mel stover's "irresistible force"\nphilip t. goldstein\nthe irrisistible force\nmel stover
1987
doth Philip T. Goldstein

Force Majeur

matrix force for any number, approach to Mel Stover's "Irresistible Force"

kronos\nforce of number five, six or seven with wrist watch procedure, newspaper test application, see note on p. 7\ndon nielsen\n"step back in time" (stephen tucker, compendium, 1984)
1993
rigmarole Don Nielsen

Kronos

force of number five, six or seven with wrist watch procedure, newspaper test application, see note on p. 7

Related to

"Step Back in Time" (Stephen Tucker, Compendium, 1984)

the client confidence sugar shocker\nnine sugar packets are numbered on one side, double facer sugar packet is used to force a certain number\nfrancis carlyle\n? truzi\nburling hull\npaul harris\nsimply mental\njack parker
1996
the art of astonishment - book 3 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 number

moms come and go but a rolex is forever\n"a revised milt kort classic", 3 1/2 gag with a book page instead of cards, dial force\npaul harris\nmilton kort
1996
the art of astonishment - book 3 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

paradox redux\n"dot com - tricks and stunts with numbers"
tapestry parity principle, credit information, 4x4 number matrix, 19 or 61\nphilip t. goldstein\nparadox papers\nmartin gardner
1998
the fine print Philip T. Goldstein

Paradox Redux

"Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
tapestry parity principle, credit information, 4x4 number matrix, 19 or 61

urban legends\nfour 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\nkarl fulves\nstunumbers\nshigeo futagawa\ntri-out\nkarl fulves
2006
prolix 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

the force methods\nnumber forces
1. using number cards (magigram, amazing trelba)
2. "newspaper prediction" (martin gardner, magic, august 2005, also ibidem?)
3. 4x4 matrix
4. magic square\nmel bennett\ncrazy calendar\nmartin gardner
2011
xtra credit 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

rainbow matrix\nnumber force with a magic square\nmax maven\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik
2015
the black book of mentalism Max Maven

rainbow matrix - weber notes\n\nmichael weber\nrainbow matrix\nphilip t. goldstein\nwalter b. gibson\nmaurice kraitchik
2015
the black book of mentalism Michael Weber

tile force\nvariation on the matrix force. number force with grid\ndoug canning\nmathematical recreations by maurice kraitchik, 1942.\nthe irrisistible force\nmel stover
2015
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 9 Doug Canning

Tile Force

Variation on the matrix force. Number force with grid

the talisman\nnon-card version of card trick predicting how long a volunteer has left to live.\nsteve beam\n"mortality" (steve beam, semi-automatic card tricks, vol. 3, 2003)\n"mortality-the second opinion" (steve beam, semi-automatic card tricks, vol. 4, 2002)
2015
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 9 Steve Beam

The Talisman

Non-card version of card trick predicting how long a volunteer has left to live.