10 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Divination of Odd Ball (Kurotsuke)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Lloyd W. Chambers L-W-C Telepathy three objects are divided between three spectators, magician knows who has what, stooge codes using pencil’s position on table
1941 Original Ideas in Magic 1
Robert Cassidy The Dowsing Rods using dowsing rod / pendulum for Syd Bergson's Sixth Sense, spectator finds odd colored ball
1984 The Art of Mentalism 49
Barrie Richardson Easter Egg Divination: A Weighty Problem
  • From My Thoughts
four spectators take out four colored balls/eggs without looking, performer knows who has which color
Also published here June 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 6) 53
Alexander de Cova 6 Steine five white and one black stone
Inspired by
  • "Kurotsuke" (Max Maven, VideoMind 1)
2003 Gambit 16
Wayne Dobson Oddball three balls in bag, spectators take one, performer divines who has the odd-colored one
2003 Dobson's Choice 2 7
Steve "Banachek" Shaw It Takes Balls check in envelope among others, all are shredded but one with fee, using pingpong balls
Inspired by 2003 Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 15) 418
Barrie Richardson The Thought Hatchery four spectators take out four colored balls/eggs without looking, performer knows who has which color
Inspired by
  • "Kurotsuke" (Max Maven, VideoMind 1)
Also published here
2005 Act Two 7
Colin McLeod Noted with four bills removed from a wallet, odd bill is found as well as the different scenarios the spectators are thinking of
Inspired by
  • Stephen Tucker's "Visa Cabaret"
  • Max Maven's "Kurotsuke"
2014 Divine 108
Nadia "Lou" Schürmann, Christoph Borer DIe Hexenprobe Kurotsuke effect with stones
2018 Mentale Notizen 131
Mike Pisciotta The Way I Use It several people take item out of paper bag, one spectator is chosen and has taken the forced item
2020 As Above, So Below 8