72 entries in Rubber Band / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Hexenknoten silks are suddenly knotted together, then loose again, secret rubber band, attachment at back of chair that holds it until needed
Feb. 1905
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3)
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Rubber Band Thumb Tie Method thumb tie with rubber bands
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934)
The Jumping Rubber Band classic
Related to 1941/27 134
Najaros L'anneau qui s'échappe rubber band puzzle, freeing it without letting go of it
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 2)
Martin Gardner Rubber Bands
1956 91
Alex Elmsley The Twisted Band Puzzle to remove the twists in a wide rubber band
Also published here 1956 91
Alex Elmsley Verdrehtes Gumiband Puzzle to remove the twists in a wide rubber band
Also published here 1959
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 3)
Martin Gardner Last August ring on cut-open rubber band moves left or right, can locate a selection that way
May 1960
Ibidem (Issue 20)
Alex Elmsley Twister puzzle about twisted wide rubber band
VariationsAlso published here Mar. 1973 606
Bob Read, Pete Biro Impromptu Sight Bits Business gags with a rubber band and fingerettes
Feb. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6)
Jim Ryan Good Night, George! rubber band is slowly moving down into fist
Also published here 1977 8
Neal Thomas A Puzzle rubber band configuration between fingers, "It should be noted, that Neal is 8 years old."
Related toAlso published here 1978 1127
Neal Thomas Elastic Solution rubber band configuration between fingers
Related to 1979
The Chronicles (Issue 24)
The Two Way-Stretch making one rubber band look like two
1979 9
Betcha-Can't putting rubber band around spectator's hand that he cannot remove one-handed
Related to 1979 11
For the Kids faces on wide rubber band become distorted when band is pulled
1979 13
Loop the Loop loop around spectator's finger is freed
1979 14
Spirit Arrow arrow on block of wood points to "yes" or "no" to answer questions
1979 14
To Make Anything Disappear with a Rubber Band small item put in silk vanishes
1979 16
The Dancing Pencils gag
1979 17
Aladdin's Ring optical illusion/effect when rubber band is spun around fingers
1979 20
Try Your Hand at This putting rubber band around spectator's hand that he cannot remove one-handed
Related to 1979 28
The Clips That Join configuration with bill, paper clips and rubber band, bill pulled and other things linked
1979 29
Alex Elmsley Let's Do the Twist puzzle about twisted wide rubber band
Also published here 1979 31
Bracelet and Band removing bracelet that is around one finger while tips of fingers are banded with rubber band
1979 31
The Jumping Band band around fingers, spectator places hand on top, rubber band jumps onto his fingers
1979 33
A Borrowed Loop endless chain type layout with rubber band, knowing when pencil or finger will be caught
1979 35
Alex Elmsley Twister No. 54, performer twist rubber band and spectator holds it, he cannot untwist it
Also published here 1981 67
Karl Fulves Tale Twister No. 55, variation on Elmsley's Twister with two pens
Inspired by 1981 68
Bet a Band No. 57, rubber band on finger which is held by spectator is freed, as a bar bet
1981 70
Stanley Collins The Jumping Rubber Band No. 58, classic
1981 71
Fred Furman Double Jump No. 59, Collins Jumping Rubber Band, with two bands
1981 73
Bruce Elliott Flying Clipper No. 60, double jumping rubber band routine, on one is a paper clip, looks like clip jumps from band to band
1981 73
Neal Thomas Strange Interlude No. 62, rubber band configuration between fingers
Also published here 1981 75
Das springende Gummiband jumping rubber band, classic
1983 27
Pascal Monmoine Match Missile building a match missile
May 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6)
Gummiringe two impromptu magic items and gags with rubber bands
Dec. 1986
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3 & 4)
Ray Kosby Elephant Rubber rubber band is stretched and is then large rubber band
Feb. 1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 7)
Ray Kosby Recurring Nightmare Professor's Nightmare with three different sized rubber bands
Also published here June/July 1987
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12)
Bill Wisch Bill's Monte rubber band around finger, spectator must trap it by grabbing correct finger
Inspired by
  • Fred Furman (Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic, p. 510, The Magic Book, p. 45)
The Chronicles (Issue 32)
David Britland Elastic Thread as Reel Substitute
Related to
  • "Penetrable Silk" (Spalding, Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic Vol. 2)
1988 38
Hiroshi Sawa New Technology Rubber Band "Enlarging Rope Ring" with an elastic string, elastic string loop is stretched so wide that the performer walks through
Inspired by 1988 150
Dan Harlan The Incredible Shrinking Rubber Band
Variations Dec. 1989
The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Ray Kosby Recurring Nightmare Professor's Nightmare with three different sized rubber bands
Also published here Feb. 1990
Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 2)
Carl Albright Bang, You're Dead! Boomerang Rubberband
Variations Dec. 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 12)
Alex Elmsley The Twister (A Puzzle)
Also published here 1991 169
Michael Weber Knot the Truth knot in rubberband divines selected matchbook, animation
1991 54
Bobby Plaut Breaking Up the Band broken rubber band transposes with unbroken one
Dec. 1991
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 4)
David Harkey Universal Marking Principle duplicate writing on a rubber band to get a duplicate band
1991 145
Dr. Gordon J. Arquette Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by July 1992
Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 7)
Dan Harlan Inescapable thing with fingers locked with rubberband, credit corrections see p. 2231
Dec. 1992
Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 12)
Steve Beam Encoded one of several rubber bands is selected, when stretched "You will pick me" is seen written on it
Related to 1992 792
Scott Hitchcock The Programmed Rubber Band instant between finger linking and application
Oct. 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 10)
Karl Fulves Dating Game three names written on paper, one is the girlfriend, pencil on rubber band moves to answer questions
Related to
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin)
1993 20
Joe Rindfleisch Chain Gang several rubber bands knot together (link) in the hand
Dec. 1994
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 4)
Gunslinger method to shoot a rubber band
1995 6
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Schmobius rubber band is impossibly tangled with a knot in it
1997 57
Richard Bartram, Jr. Elashtick when stretched message on rubber band can be read
Related to 1997 86
Jim Ryan Good Night, George! rubber band is slowly moving down into fist
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 43)
Helge Thun Double-Bind signed card appears folded in quarters in a box, folded card is wrapped in a rubber band
1998 73
R. Paul Wilson Three bits on the band three ideas for rubber bands
Related to 2001 10
Paul Harris Twisted Topology knot appears in flat rubber band, with Lubor's Lens
July 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 7)
Karl Fulves Band o'Notes [G] - Rubber Bands, How Sized chart with sizes
2004 13
Rubber Band Heat rubber band becomes hot when stretched, reprinted from "The Big Stretch" (Ada & Frank Graham, 1985)
2004 59
Karl Fulves Stretching The Truth word written on wide rubber band when stretched is no longer readable when collapsed, instant stooge application
Related to 2005 432
Matthew Dowden Edible Elastic rubber band is pulled and remains fully stretched suspended, spaghetti
Related to May 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 5)
The Psychic Rubber Band prediction written on rubber band
Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 21)
Shane Cobalt The Silly Little Rubber Band Trick Rubberband starts dangling from thumb, with a wave becomes intertwined between the fingers, more of a stunt
2012 25
Henry Harrius Crazyman's Split Spectator and magician hold onto a single rubberband together, a gentle tap splits it into two rubberbands
2016 8
Kurt Freitag It's In the Bag spectator chooses a card and a rubber band color, both have been predicted, clear change bag
Sep. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 9)
Jonathan Friedman Stretched Together one rubber band looks like two
Jan. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 1)
Johnny Womack Ring Toss two small rubber bands are tossed up and caught on first finger, then they are shown to have fused into one band
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Feb. 2011
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