19 entries in Cards / Sleights / Force / Psychological Forces / Spread between Hands, Faces towards Spectator
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Psychological Force showing one card a bit longer
1896 82
William E. Robinson New Thought Card Sleights - First Method fanning before the spectator's eyes
Related to 1897 35
Die gedachte Karte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
cards quickly spread in front of the spectator, only force card shown clearly, think-a-card force
Aug. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8)
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Classic Force card thought-of or taken, classic force
Mar. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3)
S. W. Erdnase D. By the Gaze "Methods for Determining a Card Thought Of"
cards shown one by one, spectator's eyes are watched
Related toVariations 1902 167
Jack Merlin Force showing the card a little longer
1927/28 3
Oswald Rae Spread Force face up, brief
1928 16
Forcing Thought Principle - Several Methods of Forcing a Certain Card during riffle, springing, fanning
1935 8
Forcing the Mental Selection of a Card and Tricks Therewith by spreading, by riffling
Related to 1938 329
Passing the Cards Before a Spectator
1938 334
Matt Schulien The Mental Fan Force Routine cards run through with faces towards spectator who thinks of one, card named and found, detailed with outs
  • A Sample Routine
Related to 1959 78
B.C. Milnov Miracle Mental spectator remembers card he sees while performer runs them from hand to hand
Magick (Issue 165)
Justin Higham Rapid Mental Force
Aug. 1990
Technomagic (Issue 2)
Dani DaOrtiz The Fan Force
  • DaOrtiz a la Carte!
spectator remembers as cards are spread before his eyes
  • Increasing the Sense of Need
Also published here Apr. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 4)
Joseph Barry The Psychological Spread Force cards fanned before the spectator's eyes
Sep. 2017
Operandi (Issue 3)
Benjamin Earl Touch, Think spread held up and spectator asked to think of one, actually only one option à la Dani
2020 49
Dani DaOrtiz Forcing from a Fan as You Spread the Cards for the Spectator “Think-A-Card” spread force, card from middle is forced and then controlled, card’s identity can be predetermined, many touches that make it work, psychology, how to handle when it misses
  • Control or force
  • Starting situation
  • Spreading the cards (p. 78)
  • Getting to the selection
  • Controlling the card (p. 79)
  • Initial position for the force
  • How does it work… (p. 80)
    • A. Increasing urgency (p. 81)
      • The speed of the selection
      • The specific order
    • B. Apparent nonchalance
      • The surprised technique
  • The importance of a thought-of card…
  • Facing mistakes (p. 82)
  • Cards and cards...
  • Conclusion... (p. 83)
Related toAlso published here 2021 77
Dani DaOrtiz Psychological Forces. Ending with fishing spectator seemingly thinks of any card he sees, choice is limited, card is fished for
  • One of five (creating the feeling that the whole deck has been looked at)
  • A different ending for one of five
  • Peeking at a card during a shuffle (p. 100)
  • As close to the center as you can (p. 103)
  • Using the Hamman count (p. 104)
2021 99
Tyler Erickson Face-Out Classic Force cards spread with faces towards spectator until he says stop
2022 49