269 entries in Numbers / Prediction & Sum-Divination
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Unknown To Predict the Sum of Five Rows of Figures More Magic 241
Unknown The Box of Numbers four numbered blocks put in closed box, performer divines arranged number, magnetism More Magic 257
Unknown The Expunged Numeral performer names number after some calculations have been done, two presentations givenRelated to More Magic 237
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der Kobold in der Flasche No. 36, name of chosen card or sum of numbers appears on paper in bottle, chemical Jedermann Zauberk√ľnstler! 103
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mysterious Addition crystal bell divines written numbersAlso published here Later Magic 662
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mysterious Addition crystal bell divines written numbersAlso published here Magical Titbits 118
Tom Sellers A Numeral Mystery with number cards Sellers' Secrets 14
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff assistent divines total of number, easy coding The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Harris Solomon Diabolical Influence multiple prediction of cards and a number on face of playing card, stacked The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 15) 76
Tom Sellers A Quick Trick several cards with numbers Quick Tricks 3
Tom Sellers A Numerical Exchange sum on two slips of paper exchange Quick Tricks 8
Theodore Annemann The New Nile Divination a spectator thinks of a two digit number, random numbers are added, the sum match with the thought of number Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 10
Theodore Annemann Pencil Reading method and two routines, divination of a calculation and spectator and performer always write the same number downRelated to Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 23
Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 22) 125
Orville Wayne Meyer The Guidance of Fate three chosen number, total predicted on slate The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 159
Tom Sellers Calendar Conjuring number effects with calendar sheets, see page 172 for improvement by Dr. Jacob DaleyRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 141
Dr. Jacob Daley The New Addition Slate Presentation The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Frank N. Dodd The Double Steal number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matchesRelated toAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 244
Dr. Jacob Daley Ultra Addition The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 251
Louis Lam Calendro some numbers on calendar are added by spectator Watch Me Closely 3
William H. McCaffrey Magic Addition Greater Magic 896
Hen Fetsch Knockout! four four-digit numbers are chosen and added, sum predicted The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 304
Gordon R. McKenney Sacred Script message appears on slate with reference to bible in which number is found, see also page 345 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 305
Oscar Weigle Phantom Hand message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over itRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 263
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense numbers on calendar are added, matrix forceRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 279
Kent Arthur Familiar Spirit twenty blank cards, each with a two-figure number by a spectator, then some cards are totaled and total divined The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 62) 442
Charley Nagel Numberitus nine principle The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 452
Fredric Kolb Nirvana Nos. one of sixteen colors selected, one card by naming position 1-52, three numbers added up, on cardboard in frame then appear those three selectionsRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 475
Tom Sellers The Spirit Guide thought of number vanishes from a card, this number was predicted as well Scots Magic 5
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Number Thot number "randomly" calculated divined, interesting principle The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 79) 515
Audley Walsh Open Minds sum predication via cards, out-to-lunch principle on deck of cards The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 523
Royal Vale Heath Figure Fantasy Fibonacci principle The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 568
Henry Hardin Divination of the Nile The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 1. number and color predicted in ball of wool The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 601
Verne Chesbro Strange Dice using marketed dice by Royal Heath The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 603
Unknown Noodle Soup Number Prediction using noodle soup digits The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 647
David Allison Addition Subterfuge switch of paper before addition The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 112) 666
Jack Vosburgh Pay Day coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 738
Unknown Mystery of the Traveling Numbers four random numbers are added, sum appears on paper Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 179
Unknown The Spirit Mathematician called numbers are added up, sum "appears" in envelope Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 184
Tom Sellers Number Prediction That's Good! 5
Dr. Aaron Weiss Mathematics of Magic numbers are called and added, prediction The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 11) 43
The Brain Guys Collected Thoughts medium and group calculation, result is predicted The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 42) 174
Vivian St. John Disembodied C.P.A. lady from audience is blindfolded and reveals a result from a calculation The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 153
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 248
Henry J. Young Two Number Tricks - All Alike
- The Predicted Total
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 17
Hen Fetsch Double Knockout! four numbers are added and predicted, first appeared in the "Linking Ring" 1942 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 33
Unknown Blood Writing sum of digits appears on arm in blood red after rubbing Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 6) 165
Hen Fetsch Double Knockout sum of four apparently random numbers is divined, using 1 stooge Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 196
U. F. Grant New Slate Test sum of four years is predicted Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 200
S. H. Paine The Psychic Paper spectator chooses number and color, number is predicted in chosen color Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 246
Unknown A Spirit Communication sum of numbers appears on empty cardboard Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 328
Bruce Elliott Odds On spectator guesses picture in buddha papers, color of handkerchief in a bag, which card is reversed in the deck, and which number is written on a paper, in a locket The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 99) 400
Bruce Elliott 142857 with the feature of fractions of seven, see page 412 and 416 for more ideas (Clyde F. Cairy and unknown) The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 101) 406
Dr. Ben B. Braude Tally Ho! spectator write numbers on a pad, under a handkerchief performer feels the numbers and names the total, see also p. 540 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 525
Ronald B. Edwards Predic 222 method for calculating quicker than spectator The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 136) 547
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Devious Digits serial numbers from bills are put together and multiplied with a number (selected playing card), medium on phone divines total Gems of Mental Magic 5
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Astrological Mentalism spectators order some months and zodiacs on blackboards and add up some numbers, medium divines all in correct order Gems of Mental Magic 62
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Mental Numbers pack of number cards, rough-smooth Rough & Smooth Possibilities 15
Harvey P. Graham, Bob Somerfeld Future Minus sum divination with slates, flap The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 646
Will Spoof Predict-Die sum prediction, with rolled die The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 166) 667
C. A. George Newmann "Super-Divino" Sealed Letter Test numbers added, magician devines total Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 163
Joseph Dunninger The Impossible Prediction impromptu stooge, see "Challenges" for creditsAlso published here Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 179
C. B. Yohe Number Divination The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 772
Unknown The Three-Card Answer Mathematical number divination with playing cards Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 31
Clayton Rawson Magic Scheme No. 48, Mathematical prediction Scarne on Card Tricks 85
Ormond McGill A Climactic Test prediction of sum, flap Psychic Magic - Vol. 2 23
Aage Darling Suprediction add a number sum and selected card are predicted in envelope I'll Read Your Mind 33
Jack Yates Astral Digit after some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate Minds in Close-Up 17
George Sands An Oddity paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 50
Gerald Kosky Gerald Kosky's Prediction Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 216
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff! assistent divines total of number, easy coding Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 7
Jack Yates She Has the Number sum divination by medium, with numbers on cards Minds in Duplicate 10
Unknown The Break in the Chain Predict the two numbers at the ends of a long domino chain Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 47
Mel Stover Stover's Prediction Four by four square drawn on calendar, four circles drawn (draw circle and cross out row and column each time), magician divines the sum Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 49
Eli Hackman, Stewart James Sure-Shot Dice Box Small box that allows dice in it to rattle but not turn over. Includes trick by Stewart James (sum prediction) Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 108
Bob Hummer Hummer Tricks Hummer's Poker Chip Trick: numbered poker chips, magician can divine sum of the numbers on three concealed poker chips Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 111
Frank N. Dodd Frank Dodd's Prediction Number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matchesAlso published here Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 43
Unknown Magic Squares Three by three square drawn on calendar, magician is told smallest number in square, can then divine total sum of the nine dates in the squareRelated toVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 48
Walter B. Gibson, Royal Vale Heath Gibson's Circled Dates Five dates are circled on a calendar month, magician asks how many Mondays/Tuesdays... are circled, magician can divine the sum total of the circled dates Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 48
Unknown Predicting a Number Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 159
Paul Curry Curry's Version Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result, better presentation Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 160
Al Baker Al Baker's Version Predict sum of numbers Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 160
Unknown Predicting a Sum Magician correctly predicts sum of numbers generated by spectator and magicianVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 170
Al Baker Al Baker's Numero Convert the final sum into a word, which becomes the name of the spectatorInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 172
Don Tanner Attendance Prediction prediction of amount of people in room, Brain Wave Deck with Numbers The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 200
Tony Corinda (3) The Total Result add-a-number divination Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda (5) Astrnomical add a number prediction, serial number of a bill Predictions 109
Tony Corinda (11) The Blackboard Test Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 157
Tony Corinda (4) A Debt Repaid spectator writes down a sum of money, performer lets him subtract an amount and then hands him the exact change, he was holding from the beginning Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Dr. Spencer Thornton Precognition number prediction on slate, out to lunch principle Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 7
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Ideas for the Gimmick Clip - Par X Prediction (number prediction)
- Variations
Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 10
Gerald Kosky Total Prediction clever prediction of a sum on back of the card where numbers are written Magic of the Mind 11
Jack Cook Phenomenal Forecast sum prediction, envelope is hanging from stage, switch with chair Magic of the Mind 16
Tom Sellers Novelty Dice Prediction prediction of sum of several sides of dice Magic of the Mind 25
Len Belcher Some Total sum prediction Magic of the Mind 61
Tom Sellers Discs of Diabolo prediction of three digit number, six spectators write a number and paper is put in a box, selected box matches prediction Magic of the Mind 69
Dr. Chet Miller Math-O-Matics seven digit number added to other numbers Still More Miracles in Mentalism 52
Stewart Judah Number Affinity sum divination Still More Miracles in Mentalism 63
Clettis V. Musson Predicto cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted Still More Miracles in Mentalism 45
Nate Leipzig Reading the Pencil result of a simple subtraction is revealed Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 140
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallionRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Theodore Annemann 31 Prediction Test Finish sum prediction with appearing prediction via Out to Lunch The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 104
Peter Alexis Epic Slate Test sum predictionVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 90
Tony Bartolotta Epic Slate Test - Alternate Method sum predictionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 97
Kuda Bux Two Dice number calculated with throw of two dice divined The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 11) 124
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"Also published here Epilogue (Issue 3) 23
L. Vosburgh Lyons Future Thot dice with (larger) numbers used for number divinationInspired by
  • idea of Royal Heath
Also published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 11) 205
Albert Spackman Noted Number prediction of the total of the last four digits of four bills The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 61
Aaron Wainer Matchbox & Die chosen number from 1 to 6 predicted in matchboxRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 3) 235
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser A Slate Test four numbers added, predicted The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 3rd Folio) 296
L. Vosburgh Lyons Numbers using number blocks and wooden stand, mathematical principle, see also p. 320 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 310
Robert A. Nelson Mental Magic two routines
- one of four card is divined, all in pocket, three removed
- carbon paper impression in magazine, divination of number
Entertaining Mental Miracles 2
Jack Kent Tillar 7621 prediction is sum of three chosen years The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 3) 13
Al Baker Spirit Sum flap slate The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 9) 430
Mickey MacDougall Addition Prediction involving 5x5 matrix Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 34
Glenn G. Gravatt, Al Koran The Antique Medallion Inspired by Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 58
Al Koran Numerology ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by Mike Rogers and Sam DalalRelated to
  • "Decision Control" (Syd Bergson)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 6) 514
Paul Siegel Numeration Sensation several numbers are added, total is predicted on slate Doorway to Delusion 14
Paul Siegel Psychic Perception four spectator sign one side of a blank card and write a three digit number on the other side, sum is predicted Doorway to Delusion 19
John Henry Grossman, George Morrow Harmony numbers of one to four on a business card, one is crossed out, prediction The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 52) 258
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"Also published here Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 28
Dr. Dan J. Alessini The Spirit Behind the Wheel prediction of a number miniature roulette wheel, business card in envelope The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 72) 357
John A. Novak Calcu-Total! cards with four-digit numbers and dates are added on a calculator, total is divined/predictedRelated toVariations The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 91) 451
Amedeo Vacca Egyptian Dice Puzzle three dice rolled, certain sum made by spectator, divined Amedeo's Continental Magic 42
Amedeo Vacca Matchbox-Prediction dice shaken in box, total predicted Amedeo's Continental Magic 46
Rick Johnsson It's Delete-Ful sum prediction, using calculator ruse, see also p. 815 for comment by Ronald Herman The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 749
H. R. Fisher The Slide Rule Trick spectator does some actions with slide ruler, performer in the end divines the number he started withRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 750
Stewart Judah Lightning Strikes Thrice three numbers and totals arrived at with blank cards, they are all identical, see p. 1053 for note by Johnnie MurrayRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One)) 798
Al Mann Golden Digits two people with office machines/calculators on stage, numbers called out and added, two numbers thought of and added, prediction on slate
- First Method
- Revised Method
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 2) 832
Vic Perry Dice-Cipher six-figure number is multiplied with one to six, dice, divination, 142'857 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 102) 507
Vic Perry The Last Miracle divination of total from calculator, misplaced buttonsInspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 114) 567
Karl Fulves Demon Digits calculation procedure, result predicted Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 409
David Berglas Ad Infinitum total of three three-digit numbers is predictedRelated toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 5) 53
Bob Ostin, Bob Driebeek On Ad Infinitum additional ideasInspired by Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 6) 75
Al Mann Alpha And Omega several spectators call out three-digit-numbers, total predicted, using calculator The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 838
Unknown Number Affinity spectator does some calculation, predicted The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 856
Al Mann Psychic Calculator three chosen numbers put into three calculators, all sums divined The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 862
Al Mann Adithot Improved sixteen digits in square formation, added, sum predicted
- The Calculator Version
Inspired by
  • "Adithot" (Swami)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 862
Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Addition Slates add-a-number slate, flap The Magic of Francis Carlyle 125
Robert Schwarz The Mystic Sums of Glossolalia! sum divination The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 126) 627
Al Mann The Mystery of the Triplets after some calculations by the spectator the total is divined Mental-Ettes 11
Alan Shaxon The Jubilee Medallion number appears on medallionRelated to Practical Sorcery 21
Harvey Rosenthal Mental Marvel number written on business card put in wallet, number is divined Close-Up Sampler - Part 2 9
Karl Fulves (1) Calculuxe spectators do equation on calculator, final result predicted, transposing memory and equal buttons Interlocutor (Issue 11) 40
Unknown Pre-Figured No. 32, calculation with value of spectator's selection divines both this selection and the performer's Self-Working Card Tricks 51
Chandler Mason Calcu-Mental stripes of paper with numbers, number is formed and divined by performer The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 149) 741
Dan Tong Quick and Easy three numbers are divined by audience / predicted by performer, on business cards The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 156) 777
Paul Rylander Number Control - Three One Two three-digit number prediction in envelope, carbon paper The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 167) 831
Philip T. Goldstein Old Math number the majority of the audience think is predicted and add-a-number prediction The Green Book of Mentalism 10
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four coins chosen, number formed by adding card values, both predicted in wallet, originally in Linking Ring (Feb. 1971), two methodsAlso published here Close-up Cavalcade Finale 70
Richard Lyn Flip-Flop! subtleties fro add-a-number theme The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 178) 888
Philip T. Goldstein The Armchair Bowler multiple out Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 37
Martin Gardner, Stewart James Fibonacci Fantasy using Stewart James' AAG Principle Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 88
Karl Fulves Monte Carlo spectator makes calculations starting from 27 by choosing plus or minus cards, arrives at 64, force Interlocutor (Issue 18) 70
Larry Becker Some Total sum prediction in envelope, close-up and stage versionsInspired by
  • Will Dexter's "Computer Mind" in "Feature Magic for Mentalists" p. 113
World of Super Mentalism 11
Larry Becker Digitation numbered cards added to a number from invisible die, prediction of total in envelope World of Super Mentalism 132
Larry Becker Thunderbolt three spectators chose a color each and form a total with numbers, both is predicted in envelope World of Super Mentalism 141
Jack Kent Tillar Ultimedallion design for Koran Medallion, number actually inscribedInspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume III (Issue 208) 1039
Amazing Randi, Shigeo Futagawa Numeral-oh-gee using number cardsVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 6) 205
Karl Fulves Luminous Calculator Prediction calculator's numbers leaves prediction impression on luminous paint, only idea Interlocutor (Issue 37) 146
Unknown The Figures Match No. 4, three-digit number divined after some calculation from spectator and removal of matches Self-Working Mental Magic 5
Unknown A Mind for Figures No. 10, psychological force of two numbers, "It will work most of the time" Self-Working Mental Magic 13
Karl Fulves Epic Slate Test No. 53, sum prediction after additionAlso published here Self-Working Mental Magic 85
Philip T. Goldstein 37th Parallel prediction and spectator guesses second spectator's result Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 12) 962
Mark Levy Around She Goes! bottle spinning presentation Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 6) 499
Karl Fulves Crypto Books thought on book tests and random numbers Origins 27
Al Mann The Big Writer named number predicted on a pad in a box, knee writer Phanta-Graphs 11
Gene Grant Phantini's ESP Ability Test with number chart Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 19
Karl Fulves, Royal Vale Heath Left-Handed Thoughts No. 45, different coin in each hand, spectator does quick mental calculation and performer is able to name the result Self-Working Table Magic 55
Thomas Alan Waters Adamsmyth blank cards with numbers on both sides, two spectator's think of one each, total is divinedRelated to
  • Sidney Lawrence's "It's In Your Pocket" in "Ten Self Working Card Tricks"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 300
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Misdirection example of a number prediction A Boon for All Seasons 4
Philip T. Goldstein Mathemusical number arrived at via calculator procedure (subtraction of three digits and its reverse, then cross sum), that number on a list of song is played by calculator 12/12 2
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Adder spectator write numbers on paper in envelope, performer removes some they add up to any named number Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 10) 188
Stewart James Phone-A-Tell using a forced card to get to predicted phone number Arcane (Issue 10) 126
Joseph Dunninger The Miracle Slate Test (The Baffling 16 Digit Effect) closing effect, four four digit numbers are added and sum divined, flap Dunninger's Act 9
Thomas Alan Waters Janussum two person write down a number, sum prediction on a slate (Rashomon Principle) Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 489
Stewart Judah Lightning Strikes Thrice No. 10, three numbers and totals arrived at with blank cards, they are all identicalAlso published here Self-Working Number Magic 12
Shigeo Futagawa Stunumbers No. 17, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards, for credit information see "Future Choice" referenceRelated toVariations Self-Working Number Magic 27
L. Vosburgh Lyons Future Thought No. 33, dice with (larger) numbers used for number divinationAlso published here Self-Working Number Magic 53
Fred Barlow, Will Dexter, Karl Fulves Sum Fantastic No. 94, two spectators make up a six-digit number, performer has four numbers that add up to it Self-Working Number Magic 125
Karl Fulves Astro Thought No. 100, numbers formed with digits on number cards, total predicted Self-Working Number Magic 138
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense No. 72, numbers on calendar are added, matrix forceRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 92
Karl Fulves Auto Suggestion No. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cardsRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 104
Karl Fulves Super Prophet No. 99, numbers from one to six listed a few times and added, total predictedInspired by Self-Working Number Magic 137
Karl Fulves The Million-Dollar Prediction No. 101, four people call out four-digit numbers, all digits written out on billets and mixed, new number formed, total predictedRelated toVariations Self-Working Number Magic 140
Johnny Thompson Polish-ing Koran's Medallion Inspired by Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 320
Richard Osterlind The Invoice a number is predicted with funny presentation Epoptica (Issue 6) 389
Gentleman Jack Pickpockeyt numbers on poker chipsRelated to Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 3) 1189
Roy Walton The 229-224 Trick with playing cardsInspired by Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 5) 1212
Philip T. Goldstein Purple Prose numbers from number cards divined, using "self-correcting set-up" Thequal 14
Al Mann Weird Prophecy sum is predicted, numbers by telephone and from audience member, prediction is put in a dog clip and held by spectator Phantom Voices 3
Al Mann Into the Fourth Dimension three predictions are given to members of the audience and a number is constructed as in the "Transcendental Phone Test" Phantom Voices 4
Steve Beam Calculator Trick sum prediction, with calculator, automatic shut-off recallRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 104
Dr. Stanley Jaks Master Secret of the Swami three digit number test, spectator first gets one right, then two and finally the complete numberVariations The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks 4
Jerry K. Hartman Number Numb-er using numbers on cardboards The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 31, 32 & 33) 319
Thomas Alan Waters Backdate three-digit number is predicted, pined on performer's backVariations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 665
Unknown Locked Thoughts No. 24, four spectators whisper numbers which are written down, their total is predicted or opens lock, stooge Self-Working Paper Magic 47
Steve Beam 6801 Prediction comedy prediction with a twist, 1089 forceRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 222
David Britland The Four Bit Machine number cards from 1 to 16, put in square formation and four are selected, their total predicted Psychomancy 51
Karrell Fox The Pretend Prediction imaginary or clear dice rolled, total predictedInspired by For My Next Trick... 57
James Hodges The Monster's Tongue comedy number prediction Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 13
Karl Fulves Phone In numbers by people who are randomly phoned add up to previous named number, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 48) 202
Karl Fulves Byte Million number chosen from programmable calculator predicted, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 48) 203
Philip T. Goldstein Fifthought three numbers added, total predicted on calculator, then chosen digit of this total divinedInspired by
  • "Five Thoughts Ahead" (Peter Warlock)
A Phil Goldstein Collection 69
John Carney Wired subtlety for "name any number" nailwriter prediction Carneycopia 115
Steve Dusheck Twins & Triplets multiple color thumb tip nail writer, used for number prediction
- Triple Thumb Tip Writer
Related to
  • "Three Track Mind" (Connie Haden)
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 41
Alexander de Cova 2. Das Wendeblock-Prinzip - Die Namensvorhersage (name prediction)
- Die Zahlenvohersage (number prediction)
Ein Profi packt aus... 87
Thomas Alan Waters No/No. named number is predicted in sealed envelope, with No gag, carbon envelope, first published in "Magick" No. 442, 1990Related to
  • Gene Grant's "Vision of the Future" in "Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets", 1960
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Magazine Miscellanea) 454
Thomas Alan Waters The Crimson Count prediction of a number between one and ten, numbers on cards predicted one is red, first published in Burt Sperber's "Miracles of My Friends" 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Magazine Miscellanea) 470
Anthony Lindan Psychic Compatibility as Anthony linden, number divination The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 49) 892
John Mulholland A Psychological Trick a la John Mulholland prediction of chosen letter, number and shape More Greater Magic 1155
Philip T. Goldstein Verity Off chips with numbers and letters on them are used to predict numbers chosen from number deck, anagram Thabbatical 76
Meir Yedid Extra for Experts additional ideas for Predict-Perfect Predict-Perfect 19
Meir Yedid Predict-Perfect nine jumbo cards with numbers from one to nine are formed into three three-digit numbers, the total is predicted, chart to repeat effect with different numbers Predict-Perfect 4
Tony Bartolotta Number Con two numbers named, their total match previous prediction Rigmarole (Issue 9) 104
Gary Kurtz The Invisible Cards and Envelopes named invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, one of 36, named number is also on envelopeInspired by
  • "The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Alan Shaxon, Practical Sorcery)
Notes from The Summit 1
John Riggs Florariggs bag with bulldog clip, prediction of three numbers, in bag rose for spectatorInspired by The Magic of John Riggs 61
Karl Fulves Digit Tell Us "Thoughts on a classic number stunt"
three digit number, taken reversed and subtracted, fool-proof method
The Fine Print (Issue 1) 7
Walter Brookes Mathematical Magic six-digit number, taken reversed, used in calculation, table with different outcomes, also for five-, four-, three- and two-digit numbersVariationsAlso published here
  • Thayer's Bulletin, April 1923
The Fine Print (Issue 1) 8
Karl Fulves Application letters correspond to letters for fun number revealInspired by The Fine Print (Issue 1) 9
John Mulholland, Karl Fulves Highway Robbery letters correspond to letters for fun number revealRelated to
  • Demonstration of "Affinity of Letters and Figures" (Linking Ring, March 1933)
  • Informant (Karl Fulves, 1995)
The Fine Print (Issue 1) 10
Michael Skinner Birthday Telepathy number divination, possible via telephone Classic Sampler 29
Gary Kurtz The Invisible Cards and Envelopes named invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, named number is also on envelope
- First Version - Forcing the Suit
- Second Version - Fifty-Two Possibilities
Inspired by Notes from The Summit (revised edition) 1
Bob King Out to Lunch Add-a-Number Five-Star Magic 22
Bob King Split Thought Ace through Ten of Hearts on top, numbers thought of by two spectators and after some mental calculation by spectators the numbers are divinedInspired by
  • Ken Krenzel Trick from New Jinx
Also published here
  • in "Classic Stand Up Close-Up" (Bob King)
Five-Star Magic 18
Gary Kurtz, Dr. Stanley Jaks G.K. on Dr. Jaks' "Master Secret of the Swami" three digit number test, spectator first gets one right, then two and finally the complete numberInspired by The Ultimate Chairs Prediction (Plus) 12
Mickey MacDougall Trick of the Ages spectator cuts to cards which duplicate a chosen date The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 20
Tony Bartolotta A Mind For Money five envelope with some coin change, four chosen, content added, amount predictedRelated to Underworld (Issue 5) 57
Karl Fulves None Is A Number "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
row, column or diagonal on calculator layout chosen, those digits typed in and multiplied with another row, then child's age added, final number and child's age divined, credit information
The Fine Print (Issue 5) 125
James Baker You've Already Won! calculation that always results in the number five, predicted with five dollar bills Underworld (Issue 9) 124
Philip T. Goldstein Paradox Redux "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
tapestry parity principle, credit information, 4x4 number matrix, 19 or 61
Inspired by The Fine Print (Issue 8) 247
Karl Fulves The Number Palace "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
instruction game with calculations on roulette betting layout
Inspired byRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 9) 289
Richard Osterlind, John Cornelius Total Knock Out number divination and prediction with gaffed calculator, based on John Cornelius' "Total Recall"
- Business Seminar Presentation
- Stage Presentation
Dynamic Mysteries 54
Mel Bennett Date Certain "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
on calendar some days are circled and a calculation made, predicted
The Fine Print (Issue 10) 347
Paul Curry Padding add a number coincidence, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 156
Karl Fulves Portable Roulette 3x5 grid with various numbers, chosen one predictedRelated to Hex Squared 20
Unknown Mental Math No. 10, three spectator concoct three-didget numbers from cards, they are added and sum predicted as four cards in case New Self-Working Card Tricks 16
Mel Bennett A Perfect Strike No. 72, ten-card layout folded and some values added to force a numberAlso published here New Self-Working Card Tricks 111
Wilson Reed Cell Block spectator chosen and some birthdays added, medium called on cell phone and it divines the spectator and the number Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 182
David Berglas The Press Club Prediction prediction of an object, a word and a number, plus a knocked over bottle by a spectator and a dried up pen The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 297
David Berglas Add Infinitum three methods, total of three three-digit numbers is predictedAlso published here The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 448
David Berglas Today's Date named numbers add to the current date The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 452
Peter Warlock Miracle Slate sliding section on slate, part of slate covered with paper, can be filled in from behind for any predictionRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 230
Al Baker Improved Swami nail writer The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 557
Al Baker Spirit Slates - Lock Spirit Slate slate with moving flap The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 579
Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 611
Al Baker Mathematical Number Trick The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 719
Al Baker Thought Foretold The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 749
Alexander de Cova, Peter Alexis 16 Digits sum prediction with slateInspired by Gambit 5
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Future Choice five envelope with numbers on either side, added in some way by spectator, total predicted, repeat, see Vol. 2 reference for credit informationInspired by
  • "One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)
Related to
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 73
Nicholas Einhorn Triple Number Prediction sum predicted on back of shirt underneath jacket, confederate writes on back at edge of stage World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 2 18
Nicholas Einhorn 3rd Hand Telepathy World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 2 19
Karl Fulves Tri-Out spectator choses large number by chosen seven or eight spot cards, it is predicted that it is divisible by three, and it is, for practicing card countingRelated to Clockwork 6
Karl Fulves Inca Sticks sticks with numbers arranged by spectator, performer predicts total Combo II 19
Karl Fulves Urban Legends four urban legends and their opposite on cards along with eight numbers, some cards are turned over and numbers added, force for 47
- Second Method
- Background
Inspired byRelated to Prolix (Issue 1) 14
Stewart Judah My # Yours number prediction by both performer and spectator, only calculation Prolix (Issue 3) 202
Karl Fulves Numismatica "they've got your number"
after some calculation, one of five force numbers is the outcome
Variations Xtra Credit (Issue 2) 6
Mel Stover Calendar Prediction Mel Stover's "Days of Force" with calendarRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 20) 312
Michael Weber Weber's Winning Idea number-matrix force on lottery ticketRelated to Weber's Winning Idea 1
Christoph Borer Telefonrechnung aus der Zukunft sum prediction, phone bill from the future Prevedere 7
Tom Stone Sir Offalot ideas if the spectator miscalculates sum Maelstrom 192
Stewart James, Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham The Mysterious Number Seven Sum prediction of numbers filled in grid, uses the AAG Principle Magical Mathematics 187
Karl Fulves Fold & Cheat 3x3 grid with numbers on paper, folded in different ways and numbers added, medium called and some of the digits named, medium knows rest Prolix (Issue 10) 688
Jim Steinmeyer Dining Out value of food selected from diner menu predicted Ensuing Impuzzibilities 39
Sveroni Zero Prinzip total of three three-digit numbers is predictedRelated to Alte Neuheiten 11
Paul Vigil Update three digits called out by spectators, predicted by a prediction written on a card safety pinned to the back of the performer's jacket, credit information on the plotInspired by Classic Fantastic 139
Hector Chadwick Enveloper banknight, with named number prediction Miscellanea 6
Jeff Pierce Number Divination numbers written on both sides of pieces of paper, sum made and divined False Anchors - Volume Two 29