the prophesied spot total \n stack that will force the number 69 \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Prophesied Spot Total

1921


23



the psychic prediction \n total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Psychic Prediction

1921


34



a prophecied discovery \n using stack that forces number ten \n william larsen \n t. page wright \n prophesied discovery \n william larsen
1928
the l. w. card mysteries
William Larsen, T. Page Wright

A Prophecied Discovery

Also published here

1928


8



satan's message \n two fourcard packets dealt out, one chosen and its card values added, that many cards counted down and that card is predicted \n george pierce
1928
card tricks you will do
George Pierce

Satan's Message

1928


5



bestimmung des wertes von vier vom zuschauer entnommenen karten \n deck is cut and eight cards are dealt, sum of chosen hand is predicted \n friedrich "fritz" hügli
1930
zauberkunststücke
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli

Bestimmung des Wertes von vier vom Zuschauer entnommenen Karten

1930


63



locating a page and word by cards \n force number with stack \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards

Locating a Page and Word by Cards

1935


18



the joker trick \n no. 24, deck riffle shuffled once (interlocking chains), joker put in deck and card on either side removed, performer divines them \n unknown
1935
card tricks that are easy to learn, easy to do

The Joker Trick

1935


26



the word on the page \n using 1415 card stack \n theodore annemann \n word on the page \n theodore annemann \n the aftermath book test \n karl fulves \n the word on the page \n theodore annemann
1936
the jinx
Theodore Annemann

The Word on the Page

VariationsAlso published here

Oct. 1936


157



psychic prediction \n total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Psychic Prediction

1937


200



prophesied discovery \n using stack that forces number ten \n william larsen \n a prophetic card discovery \n t. page wright \n a prophecied discovery \n william larsen \n t. page wright
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
William Larsen

Prophesied Discovery

Related toAlso published here

1937


228



the oss of lhasa \n word predicted, card stack used for force \n theodore annemann \n son of lhasa \n ronald b. edwards
1937
the jinx
Theodore Annemann

The Oss of Lhasa

Variations

1937


224



monk's mystery \n 1415 stack that forces number \n jack vosburgh \n mental monk \n sam schwartz \n monks mystery \n jack vosburgh
1941
the jinx
Jack Vosburgh

Monk's Mystery

VariationsAlso published here

Nov. 1941


880



amazing card prediction \n stack forcing ten/eleven, count down to predicted card, interlocking chain shuffle before separating colors \n william s. houghton
1943
the magic 36
William S. Houghton

Amazing Card Prediction

1943


60



the word on the page \n using 1415 card stack \n theodore annemann \n the word on the page \n theodore annemann
1944
practical mental effects
Theodore Annemann

The Word on the Page

Also published here

1944


72



monks mystery \n 1415 stack that forces number, with slates \n jack vosburgh \n monk's mystery \n jack vosburgh
1944
practical mental effects
Jack Vosburgh

Monks Mystery

Also published here

1944


73



"swastricka" \n through calculation the number 28 is arrived at and predicted with a swastika symbol, 14/15 force stack \n stewart james
1944
jamesosophy
Stewart James

"Swastricka"

1944


3



the medium´s card test \n 14/15 forced from one deck, card at that position in second deck has been predicted \n george g. kaplan
1948
the fine art of magic
George G. Kaplan

The Medium´s Card Test

1948


185



doasido telephone test \n forcing a number with cards \n george g. kaplan
1948
the fine art of magic
George G. Kaplan

DoAsIDo Telephone Test

1948


209



forcing three numbers \n using cards \n george g. kaplan
1948
the fine art of magic
George G. Kaplan

Forcing Three Numbers

1948


230



the magic fourspot \n no. 82, prediction effect using two different mathematical forces \n paul morris \n p. c. sorcar
1950
scarne on card tricks
Paul Morris, P. C. Sorcar

The Magic FourSpot

1950


150



the card clock \n no. 150, after a card is selected and lost, 12 cards are dealt in a circle and eliminated via an unorthodox mathematical procedure until only the selection is left. \n bill pawson \n howard wurst \n john scarne
1950
scarne on card tricks
Bill Pawson, Howard Wurst, John Scarne

The Card Clock

1950


292



the master mind \n 1415 card stack, two decks \n theodore annemann
1952
annemann's buried treasures
Theodore Annemann

The Master Mind

1952


8



hitting the headline \n page and line is chosen from selected newspaper using deck of cards, two halves are dealt and two cards freely selected, pips added together, chosen headline is divined
 single number force
 combination number force \n eddie joseph
1952
hitting the headlines
Eddie Joseph

Hitting the Headline

1952


1



bombay: effect no. 7 \n three cards chosen with counting procedure, those are used to get to a page in a magazine, word is divined \n eddie joseph
1952
bombay
Eddie Joseph

Bombay: Effect No. 7

1952


3



forcing 23 \n using a coin's datesum to count to a card and adding it to the date to arrive at 23 \n cy endfield
1955
cy endfield's entertaining card magic — part i
Cy Endfield

Forcing 23

1955


46



infallible force \n deck cut, half the cards counted into a pile, cards turned up simultaneously until stopped, the two cards add up to fourteen \n p. howard lyons
1955
ibidem
P. Howard Lyons

Infallible Force

June 1955


17



double up \n "the laziest ambitious card in history"
 part i: two decks dealt in unison until stopped, the two values are added and counted down in a third deck to a predicted card
 part ii: the two selections are then buried in their decks and rise to the top \n p. howard lyons
1955
ibidem
P. Howard Lyons

Double Up

Aug. 1955


11



(3) the fourteen/fifteen set up \n forcing number 14 or 15 \n tony corinda
1958
mnemonics and mental systems
Tony Corinda

(3) The Fourteen/Fifteen Set Up

1958


76



staystack prediction \n forcing a number with stay stack
 with two decks \n edward marlo \n staystack prediction \n edward marlo
1959
the cardiste
Edward Marlo

StayStack Prediction

Also published here

Jan. 1959


8



quiz biz \n stack with thirtysix cards, three cards are spelled to kruskallike and they are always an ace, two and six, quiz presentation \n stewart james \n party line \n stewart james \n skip tracer \n stewart james \n more biz \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli)
1959
ibidem
Stewart James

Quiz Biz

Variations

Oct. 1959


25



staystack prediction \n forcing a number with stay stack
 with two decks \n edward marlo \n staystack prediction \n edward marlo
1960
ibidem
Edward Marlo

StayStack Prediction

Also published here

May 1960


33



son of lhasa \n word predicted, card stack used for force \n ronald b. edwards \n the oss of lhasa \n theodore annemann
1960
ibidem
Ronald B. Edwards

Son of Lhasa

Inspired by

Oct. 1960


15



sum fun \n more on the mathematics of the kruskal count procedure, forcing number 52, at the end all faceup cards add to force number
 numeric cycle
 spelling cycle
 ending a cycle
 inducing a cycle
 backward cycle \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n sum total \n alexander f. kraus \n sum more \n tom ransom \n on sum fun \n tom ransom
1961
ibidem
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli)

Sum Fun

Inspired byRelated to

Mar. 1961


25



more biz \n stack with fortyeight cards, three cards are spelled to kruskallike and they are always an ace, two,six and ten \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n quiz biz \n stewart james
1961
ibidem
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli)

More Biz

Inspired by

Mar. 1961


29



a venue \n unfinished idea for range force with stack and adding up some consecutive cards \n ken beale
1961
ibidem
Ken Beale

A Venue

Dec. 1961


25



northern force \n setting up a 13/14 number forcing stack from new deck order with klondyke shuffle \n p. howard lyons
1962
ibidem
P. Howard Lyons

Northern Force

Sep. 1962


30



swinford's myth \n 1415 force, faro, new deck order \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Swinford's Myth

1971


17



card trick 1415 \n no. 571, card lost, spectator cuts and nine cards are taken, three consecutive cards give numbers 14 or 15 to locate selection, magic square with the nine cards \n dr. jacob daley \n royal vale heath
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley, Royal Vale Heath

Card Trick 1415

1972


159



14/15 stack \n \n unknown
1976
the amazing world of mentalism

14/15 Stack

1976


71



the aftermath book test \n two spectators's words predicted, selected with playing card procedure, 1415 stack \n karl fulves \n the word on the page \n theodore annemann \n force books \n karl fulves
1978
aftermath
Karl Fulves

The Aftermath Book Test

Inspired byRelated to

1978


1



numix \n handling of the 14/15 stack force, as a prediction \n philip t. goldstein
1979
magick
Philip T. Goldstein

Numix

1979


1143



the printed word \n no. 30, spectator cuts deck and takes two cards, values added and phone book opened on that page, 1415 stack \n unknown
1979
selfworking mental magic

The Printed Word

1979


48



word on the page \n no. 31, twospectator version of 1415 stack \n theodore annemann \n the word on the page \n theodore annemann
1979
selfworking mental magic
Theodore Annemann

Word on the Page

Also published here

1979


50



countdown \n values of two cut to cards are added and total leads to selection, 14/15 stack \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Countdown

1980


31



mental monk \n 1415 stack that forces number and thus a word into astrology book \n sam schwartz \n monk's mystery \n jack vosburgh
1983
astrology — the hidden force
Sam Schwartz

Mental Monk

Inspired by

1983


31



the 1415 test \n forcing different word in the astrology book with the 1415 stack \n sam schwartz
1983
astrology — the hidden force
Sam Schwartz

The 1415 Test

1983


32



under the influence \n stack that forces number and thus word in astrology book \n sam schwartz \n item in gen magazine
1983
astrology — the hidden force
Sam Schwartz

Under The Influence

Inspired by

1983


38



the morality test \n stack that forces number and thus word in astrology book \n sam schwartz
1983
astrology — the hidden force
Sam Schwartz

The Morality Test

1983


39



close encounter \n examination of h. s. paine's 1415 stack
 4way force
 toggle force
 flip force \n karl fulves \n chance encounter \n karl fulves
1993
verbatim
Karl Fulves

Close Encounter

Related to

1993


71



still jordan: his solution to hofzinser's problem no 8 \n coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten, with commentary by vanni bossi \n charles t. jordan \n vanni bossi
1993
escorial 1993 — the hofzinser year
Charles T. Jordan, Vanni Bossi

Still Jordan: His Solution to Hofzinser's Problem No 8

1993


13



chance encounter \n dealing procedure used arrive at numbers, when added two numbers are calculated, they are the key numbers of two hotel keys, using 1415 stack \n karl fulves \n close encounter \n karl fulves
1994
rigmarole
Karl Fulves

Chance Encounter

Related to

1994


71



the trained deck \n selection cut into deck, three chosen cards added, selection at this position, repeated, then selected card is spelled by spectator in his head while performer deals, performer stops at selection, multiple card sum stack \n simon aronson \n total recall \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

The Trained Deck

Related to

1995


123



multiple card sum stacks \n consecutive sum, not forcing \n simon aronson \n card counters \n doug canning
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Multiple Card Sum Stacks

Related to

1995


134



countdown \n card is found by adding values of two cards, 14/15 total of two cards \n steve beam
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Steve Beam

Countdown

1995


23



middle guage spread \n card spread on the table two cards turned over and value is used to count in the spread, both end on same card which turns out to be selection \n steve beam \n middleguage spread \n steve beam \n divining deck \n unknown
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Steve Beam

Middle Guage Spread

Inspired byAlso published here

1995


27



card counters \n \n doug canning \n "counter cards" in william simon's "mathematical magic" \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis \n multiple card sum stacks \n simon aronson
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Doug Canning

Card Counters

Inspired byRelated to

1995


153



forced entry \n two halves, one half shuffled and a card chosen and another one reversed, faroed together and cards next to reversed card give position of first selection, 13/14 stack \n peter duffie
1996
method in effect
Peter Duffie

Forced Entry

1996


10



an overview of complete deck stacks \n  new deck stacks
 ordered values stacks
 ordered suit stacks
 grouped value stacks
 grouped suit stacks
 pair stacks
 divided stacks
 the redblack divided stack
 the mixed suit divided stack
 the highlow divided stack
 the curlnocurl divided stack
 the oddeven divided stack
 the oddeven divided stack with mixed colors
 the oddeven divided stack with mixed suits
 the oneeyed and twoeyed divided stack
 redblack stacks
 pointer stacks
 reflected stacks
 matched setups
 onetwofoureight stacks
 forcing stacks
 cardforcing stacks
 numberforcing stacks
 wordforcing stacks
 stacks used for revelations
 counting and spelling stacks
 storytelling stacks
 gambling demonstration stacks
 solitaire stacks
 other stacks
 summary \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

An Overview of Complete Deck Stacks

1997


5



centrifugal diary \n spectator cuts off pile and counts court cards for month and either red or black number cards for day, forcing a day with a stack, word in calendar predicted \n peter duffie
1998
deck direct
Peter Duffie

Centrifugal Diary

1998


2



predict \n deck cut, nine cards counted off, some added, total predicted \n peter duffie
1998
deck direct
Peter Duffie

Predict

1998


7



coversion \n two piles, card chosen in one half, other half dealt into three piles and stopped anytime, top three cards added to count to selection \n peter duffie \n diploid \n peter duffie \n a psychological discovery \n sam leo horowitz \n 13/14 stack variation \n peter duffie
1998
covert concepts
Peter Duffie

CoVersion

Related to

1998


13



riffle shuffle for the paired pack \n no. 31, longshort pairs of cards that add up to fourteen, can be riffle shuffled, divining chosen card by the one next to it or forcing a number \n ellis stanyon \n multeffect cards \n val evans
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Ellis Stanyon

Riffle Shuffle for the Paired Pack

Related to

1999


290



der geistertafelmagazintest \n two slates shown and placed aside, six cards chosen to locate page in magazine, headline appears on slates \n george g. kaplan
1999
intermagic
George G. Kaplan

Der GeistertafelMagazinTest

1999


71



mortality \n card found at number, number indicates how long person will live \n steve beam \n gaeton bloom's "immortal" \n mortality  the second opinion \n steve beam \n the talisman \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam \n vergänglichkeit \n steve beam \n mortilidad \n steve beam
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

Mortality

Related toVariationsAlso published here

2000


115



deal stopper \n two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time \n steve beam \n the mathematical card trick \n dr. jacob daley
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

Deal Stopper

Inspired by

2000


148



backlog \n card freely chosen faceup, value and suit spelled to separately and the two cards removed and added, that number is written at the back of the selection \n peter duffie \n fred 23 \n peter duffie
2000
new inspirations
Peter Duffie

Backlog

Related to

2000


2



colorosity plus! \n two oddcolored cards are eventually in two piles, the add up to a number prediction (7/8 force stack) \n peter duffie
2000
new inspirations
Peter Duffie

Colorosity Plus!

2000


9



mortality \n card found at number, number indicates how long person will live \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam
2001
handpicked card tricks
Steve Beam

Mortality

Also published here

2001


10



doubledecker \n two decks, one card chosen, two cards from other deck used to count down to it, 1314 force stack \n jack avis \n lewis jones
2002
ahead of the pack
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones

Doubledecker

2002


105



mortality  the second opinion \n card found at number, number indicates how long person will live \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam \n the talisman \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam \n vergänglichkeit \n steve beam
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Steve Beam

Mortality  The Second Opinion

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

2002


220



the 15/15 force \n forcing number 15 \n steve beam
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Steve Beam

The 15/15 Force

2002


243



book test \n on using of playing cards to force a number \n roberto giobbi
2003
genii
Roberto Giobbi

Book Test

Nov. 2003


18



menu prediction \n item in menu predicted, chosen via adding two card values \n barry govan
2003
magic
Barry Govan

Menu Prediction

Oct. 2003


91



stax fax \n stacks that force numbers, see also p. 68 \n karl fulves \n stewart james
2005
clockwork
Karl Fulves, Stewart James

Stax Fax

2005


45



paine setup \n for a number force, 1415 \n s. h. paine
2005
clockwork
S. H. Paine

Paine SetUp

2005


45



the shredder \n paper in shredder, number of total of two cards appear cut out on paper \n bob ostin
2005
bob ostin — a lifetime of magical inventions
Bob Ostin

The Shredder

2005


112



captives of the cranium \n one half is cut and two cards are added to get a number, other half is cut and top card pocketed, using the number one counts down to get the same value, another count with the added digits gets a card of the same suit \n george mcbride \n "captives of the brain" (stewart james, james file vol. 2, p. 2536)
2005
scotland up close
George McBride

Captives of the Cranium

Inspired by "Captives of the Brain" (Stewart James, James File Vol. 2, p. 2536)

2005


29



15/14 delight \n subtlety for 14/15 stack \n jerry k. hartman
2006
prolix
Jerry K. Hartman

15/14 Delight

2006


30



the pat hand \n spectator choses five cards from a deck with numbers on the back, prediction of total and of cards \n doug canning
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Doug Canning

The Pat Hand

2006


190



baker's dozen system \n stack that forces the number thirteen, no matter where the audience stops dealing \n stewart james \n handwritten notes, 1953
2007
the essential stewart james
Stewart James

Baker's Dozen System

Also published here

2007


119



try another field \n magician predicts a number, a card, and a picture from a picture deck \n stewart james \n letter to allan slaught, dec 1979 \n the famous magazine test \n cy endfield
2007
the essential stewart james
Stewart James

TRY aNother FIELD

Inspired byAlso published here Letter to Allan Slaught, Dec 1979

2007


171



the fiend stack \n power/stay stack combo
 numerical forces
 sum of any two sequential cards
 kruskal force
 sequence force
 the fiendish algorithm or the 1 hour memorised deck
 how to calculate position of any card
 how to calculate card at any position \n paul lesso
2007
miraculous minds
Paul Lesso

The Fiend Stack

2007


53



foreknowledge \n coin moved over business cards according to three chosen cards, the business card is the only one with a message on its back
 almost impromptu version \n peter duffie
2007
miraculous minds
Peter Duffie

Foreknowledge

2007


66



13/14 stack variation \n \n peter duffie \n coversion \n peter duffie
2007
miraculous minds
Peter Duffie

13/14 Stack Variation

Related to

2007


66



the 14/15 force \n credit information on number forcing stacks \n karl fulves
2008
prolix
Karl Fulves

The 14/15 Force

2008


287



a prophetic card discovery \n deck separated in red and black, one half cut, top two values added and counted down in other half to arrive at prediction \n t. page wright \n the sphinx, may 1924 \n prophesied discovery \n william larsen
2008
prolix
T. Page Wright

A Prophetic Card Discovery

Related toAlso published here

2008


288



computation foretold \n number forcing stack \n t. page wright \n william larsen \n the sphinx, feb. 1931
2008
prolix
T. Page Wright, William Larsen

Computation Foretold

Also published here

2008


288



dice & deal \n mixing process (with die) with eleven cards in 14/15 force stack that restores after two times, dealflipdropcut \n karl fulves
2008
xtra credit
Karl Fulves

Dice & Deal

2008


3



triendfield \n with number force using cards and the date on a coin \n allan slaight \n new pentagram, oct. 1979 \n the famous magazine test \n cy endfield \n telepathy plus \n theodore annemann
2008
spins & needles
Allan Slaight

TriEndfield

Inspired byAlso published here

2008


68



divining palm \n nine cards in a row, spectator touches three consecutive cards, those are added and used to count down to selection in deck \n dr. jacob daley \n "synonymental" (ed mellon)
2009
prolix
Dr. Jacob Daley

Divining Palm

Related to "Synonymental" (Ed Mellon)

2009


411



mortilidad \n card found at number, number indicates how long person will live \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam
2014
el cardquistador
Steve Beam

Mortilidad

Also published here

2014


12



total recall \n spectator cuts off some cards, number of cards matches the sum of values of three random chosen cards, mcs stack (multiple card sum stack) \n simon aronson \n the trained deck \n simon aronson \n total surrender \n simon aronson
2014
art decko
Simon Aronson

Total Recall

Related toVariations

2014


149



multiple card sum stack \n credit information \n simon aronson
2014
art decko
Simon Aronson

Multiple Card Sum Stack

2014


154



total surrender \n total recall combined with totally fooling, mcs stack \n simon aronson \n total recall \n simon aronson \n totally fooling \n simon aronson \n the total package \n simon aronson
2014
art decko
Simon Aronson

Total Surrender

Inspired byVariations

2014


161



the total package \n three phases, mcs stack
1. total recall
2. prediction of card at number
3. selection found at number \n simon aronson \n total recall \n simon aronson \n total surrender \n simon aronson \n down the magic square path \n david solomon
2014
art decko
Simon Aronson

The Total Package

Inspired byVariations

2014


170



the trick that baffled babbage \n four cards pocketed unseen, any card thought of from remaining cards, it ends up at position indicated by the four cards (values added) after dealing procedure \n david britland \n "adamathica" (bertram adams, marketed 1921)
2014
genii
David Britland

The Trick that Baffled Babbage

Inspired by "Adamathica" (Bertram Adams, marketed 1921)

Aug. 2014


24



vergänglichkeit \n card found at number, number indicates how long person will live \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam \n mortality  the second opinion \n steve beam
2016
card magic to go
Steve Beam

Vergänglichkeit

Also published here

2016


4



double digits force \n forcing two onedigit numbers by riffling through cards and spectator names two values he sees \n asi wind \n audience involvement \n chan canasta
2019
paper work
Asi Wind

Double Digits Force

Inspired by

2019


7



mortality \n card found at number, number indicates how long person will live \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam \n mortality  the second opinion \n steve beam
2019
card tricks that kilt
Steve Beam

Mortality

Related to

2019


22



the add stack \n forcing number 170 \n kyle everitt
2020
epoch
Kyle Everitt

The Add Stack

May 2020


3



newcomer hummer \n two cards are used to form a number, it matches reversed cards \n steve beam \n face up prediction \n bob hummer \n the magic separation \n bob hummer
2020
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 12
Steve Beam

Newcomer Hummer

Inspired by

2020


175



touchdown prophecy \n values added from two decks after shuffling, both numbers predicted \n sylvain juzan \n max maven effect from bonus section of kayfabe dvds
2021
every card you take
Sylvain Juzan

Touchdown Prophecy

Inspired by Max Maven effect from bonus section of Kayfabe DVDs

2021


62



creating a force number with absolute freedom \n deck is dealt and spectator stops at a few cards, at each stop he is given choice of surrounding cards, stoppedat cards’ values are forced, good for five cards (can be less or more), includes what to do if a card is passed \n dani daortiz
2021
freedom of expression
Dani DaOrtiz

Creating a force number with absolute freedom

2021


49



cubicle coincidence \n rubik's cube with numbers on the fields is mixed and set down, three cards chosen with shuffle and deal procedure, they form the current time and are also found on bottom side of rubik's cube which has a magic square for their sum \n joe rindfleisch \n "cubic" (francis menotti, marketed item)
2023
the hermit
Joe Rindfleisch

Cubicle Coincidence

Inspired by "Cubic" (Francis Menotti, marketed item)

Sep. 2023


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