57 entries in Numbers / Principles / Age Cards Principle
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Gedankenlesen Age Cards / Calculator Cards
1927 154
Joseph Ovette The Buddha Whispers "has one of these the same value?"
Variations 1937 350
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Divination "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-up
Related toVariations 1938
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1938)
324
"Senator" Clarke Crandall Triple Divination card from a poker hand or group of cards remembered, divined with "can you see one of same value here?..."
  • Effect No. 1
  • Effect No. 2
  • Effect No. 3
1946 22
Mel Stover T-E-L-E-M-A-T-H-Y "Telemathy", one or multiple cards thought of, then found after showing fans of cards with "is your card in here?" procedure twice, with cue sheet matrix
  • Special Effects (revelations when the card ends up at a position for down-under deal or similar)
VariationsAlso published here June 1955
Ibidem (Issue 1)
14
Stewart James Atlantic Avenue card thought of, then found after showing fans of cards with "is your card in here?" procedure twice, without the cue sheet
Inspired by Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 2)
3
Number Cards Set of cards with numbers, spectator thinks of a number and chooses cards that has the thought of number. Magician divines the number. Binary system
Variations 1956 95
Window Cards More complex version of Number Cards with holes cut out in the card to be stacked up
Inspired byVariations 1956 96
Sam Lloyd Sam Loyd's Version New version of window cards that reveal your age
Inspired by 1956 100
Mel Stover Okosa card thought from sixteen-card packet, top eight shown and asked whether selection is there, faro, repeat, ...
Related to Apr. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 5)
6
Ben Maghy Experiment mit Gehirnsubstanz cards with numbers, spectator thinks of a card and removes all cards wich have the number on it, spectator quickly looks through the cards and sees which number appears on all cards, different presentation for classic effect calculator / age cards using bottles
Related to 1965
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 26 No. 6)
91
Robert E. Neale New Age Cards three cards with words on them, thought-of word divined, one of the cards vanishes
Related to Mar. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 14)
117
Gerald Kosky Psychic Memory calculator cards / age cards, using four cards and fifteen randomly named objects
1975 143
Mel Stover Telemathy "Telemathy", one or multiple cards thought of, then found after showing fans of cards with "is your card in here?" procedure twice, with cue sheet matrix
  • Special Effects (revelations when the card ends up at a position for down-under deal or similar)
Also published here 1976
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 37 No. 3)
69
Ken De Courcy "Age Cards" Addition binary number cards, card named and number cards that total its position removed and added
1978 6
Philip T. Goldstein Racer's Edge fictitious horse race, Age Cards, reverse binary
Related toVariations 1980 15
Jack Yates Accusation murderer, crime and witnesses selected from lists, all divined, Age Cards principle
Variations 1980 1
Ken De Courcy Accusation - part 2 murderer, crime and witnesses selected from lists, all divined, Age Cards principle
Inspired by 1980 7
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan, Joseph Ovette, U. F. Grant The Buddha Bet "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-up
Inspired byRelated to 1981 12
Philip T. Goldstein Zen Poker streamlined "can you see your suit/value... here?", Age Cards credit information
Related toVariations 1984 2
Paul Swinford Four Impressions one of sixteen cards thought of, packet extracted with sorting rod several times ("Is your card among those?"), Magic Age Cards
1986 19
Paul Swinford The Discerning Joker one of sixteen cards thought of, packet extracted with sorting rod several times ("Is your card among those?"), Magic Age Cards, selection ends up on top and Joker at position of selection's value, Binarial Transposition
Related to 1986 20
Philip T. Goldstein Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Also published here 1994 46
Karl Fulves Loaded cards with letters in scale layout, spectator thinks of a letter and says whether it would tip to left or right, binary, gray code, see also p. 26
Related to 1995
Underworld (Issue 1)
11
Karl Fulves Loaded credit notes
Related to 1995 3
Karl Fulves Down-Under Age Cards reporting a misplaced idea in which number cards are down-under dealt
1995 4
Maurice Kraitchik Age Cards Automaton
Also published here
  • Mathematical Recreations
1996 68
Ken Schwabe Digit Eyes cards with numbers, spectator thinks of a card and removes all cards wich have the number on it, spectator quickly looks through the cards and sees which number appears on all cards, different presentation for classic effect of Age Cards / Calculator Cards
Related to 1996
Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 10)
221
Philip T. Goldstein Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Also published here 2001 6
Brother John Hamman Computer Deck spectator thinks of any card, deck mixed face-up/face-down and spread, performer asks whether spectator sees his card multiple times, Age Cards
Feb. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 2)
55
Tom Stone The Test various symbols are on four cards, one thought of, performer divines it, Age Cards, reverse binary
  • Variation
  • Advanced version
  • Future explorations
Inspired by 2003 1
Karl Fulves Age Related four cards chosen, additional card placed in box, medium names hidden card after some of the others are called, inspired by Age Cards trick
2005 6
Max Maven Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Also published here 2011 5
Max Maven Seak pack of alphabet cards and pack with words lists used for word divination
Also published here 2011 5
Jim Steinmeyer "One Fortune" Think-of-a-Card
  • Conjuring
"is your card among those?", Age Cards
Inspired by
  • "The World's Thinnest Deck of Cards" (Jim Steinmeyer, marketed 1994)
Related to
Feb. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 2)
24
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Age Receipts spectator thinks of any food item from a couple of receipts and puts those away that don't contain it, performer divines the item, age cards
Related toVariations May 2012
Real Secrets (Vol. 1 No. 2)
1
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Coupons spectator thinks of any food item from a couple of receipts and puts those away that don't contain it, performer predicted that item on a coupon card in his wallet, age cards
(PDF bonus effect from June 2012)
Inspired by June 2012
Real Secrets (Vol. 1 No. 3)
1
Jim Steinmeyer The Preternatural Stack: A Deck That Reads Your Mind
  • Conjuring
"is the same value/suit among those?", age cards
Dec. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 12)
38
Sebastien Clergue Optix Vision Test optician's eye chart on cleaning cloth for glasses, spectator thinks of a letter which is divined
Variations May 2013
Real Secrets (Vol. 2 No. 14)
1
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Optix Vision: Bonus Handlings optician's eye chart on cleaning cloth for glasses, spectator thinks of a letter which is divined
(PDF bonus from May 2013)
Inspired by May 2013
Real Secrets (Vol. 2 No. 14)
1
Alexander de Cova Royal Ascot fictitious horse race, magic age cards
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Jan. 2014 18
Alexander de Cova Royal Ascot fictitious horse race, magic age cards
Also published here 2015 215
Michael Weber Binary Star spectator removes four-of-a-kind of thought-of card, performer names card across the room, several handlings
  • Advanced Handling
Related toAlso published here Mar. 2015
Real Secrets (Vol. 3 No. 36)
1
Michael Weber Binary Star spectator removes four-of-a-kind of thought-of card, performer names card across the room, several handlings
Related toAlso published here 2017 6
Bob Farmer Mind Casino card thought of from a grid of cards, Age Cards version
Inspired by May 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 5)
72
Jim Steinmeyer The Deck That Knows deck on four strips of paper, Age Cards to find out thought-of card
Inspired by
  • trick (not named by JS) from "The Book of Secrets" (Walter Gibson, 1927)
2020 31
Jim Steinmeyer The Enigma Process Age Cards with lists of words
2020 36
Jim Steinmeyer (Not a Princess.) Virtually a Princess
  • Conjuring
can be done over zoom if envelopes with card packets are sent out to spectators, performer then shows a packet of five cards and asks questions about matching characteristics to thought-of card
Also published here Feb. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 2)
48
Jim Steinmeyer Not a Princess No. 8, can be done over zoom if envelopes with card packets are sent out to spectators, performer then shows a packet of five cards and asks questions about matching characteristics to thought-of card
Also published here 2021 24
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Long Distance Lottery spectator selects a number from several lottery tickets which is divined, long distance presentation for Age Cards, fold marking system
Variations 2021 1
Michael Weber History and Insights credit information and discussion, Age Cards principle
  • Fantasy 5 Lottery
  • Other Systems
  • Math and One Way to Eliminate It
  • A Small Gesture Can Say a Lot
  • Everything is Useful Half the Time
  • Periodicity
  • Traditional Presentation
  • A Few Notes on Deception
  • Confidence Increases
2021 12
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Handling for a Zoom Show spectator selects a number from several lottery tickets which is divined, long distance presentation for Age Cards, fold marking system
Inspired by 2021 21
Michael Weber Origins credit information, binary systems
2021 21
Geno Munari Geno Munari's Thought Wave card thought of, eight piles shown to spectator to ask whether he sees one of the same value etc., deck shuffled at the start, age cards
2022 30
Jim Steinmeyer Merely Drivel
  • Conjuring
two spectators each think of a long/short word on large cue card boards, divined, age cards
Feb. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 2)
46
John Hostler Sightlines card thought of from half of the deck, then found after showing fans of cards with "is your card in here?" procedure
Inspired by 2023 12
Boyet Vargas Person of Interest "(Mental Assassin 2.0)"
word from a list chosen and person associated with it, both divined after some procedure
Inspired by
  • "Mental Assassin" (Boyet Vargas, e-book, 2018)
Related to
Jan. 2024
The Hermit (Vol. 3 No. 1)
1176