463 entries in Numbers / Prediction & Sum-Divination
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The Expunged Numeral performer names number after some calculations have been done, two presentations given
Related to 1890 237
To Predict the Sum of Five Rows of Figures
Variations 1890 241
The Box of Numbers four numbered blocks put in closed box, performer divines arranged number, magnetism
1890 257
3. Experimente mit Zahlen medium divines sum of numbers that spectators put on a slate
Apr. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4)
56
Zu erraten, wieviel Geldstücke eine Person in ihrer Hand hält spectator takes a number of coins and has to do calculations with that number, performer in the end divines the number of coins
Feb. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2)
28
Suggestion und Hypnose four four-digit numbers written down and added, predicted
Related to June 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 10)
158
Suggestion und Hypnose explanation of the effect
Related to July 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11)
172
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Geisterschrift à la Conradi numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Oct. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4)
61
Das spiritistische Schreibmedium numbers added on pad, sum appears on slate without cover
Related to Nov. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5)
75
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
1899 103
Henry Slade, Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski Zur Slade'schen Schiefertafel
Related to May 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5)
75
Bertram North Ein moderner Hellseher four five-digit numbers written on paper and added, number predicted in envelope, numbers switched before the last spectator writes down his numbers, final row added by performer
Nov. 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11)
169
Paul von Kalnassy Gedanken-Erraten calculation with multi-digit number, one digit dropped and that digit divined by performer
June 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6)
98
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mysterious Addition crystal bell divines written numbers
Also published here 1911 662
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mysterious Addition crystal bell divines written numbers
Also published here 1911 118
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das Geheimnis der Uhr. No. 11, pocket watch placed under silk, contains prediction of name, selected card and total of numbers
1926 39
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine Addition der Geister oder Rechenkunst in der IV. Dimension sum of four written numbers appears on piece of newspaper when lit with match
1927 3
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Voraussagung oder Suggestion? sum prediction in envelope
1927 131
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Gedankenlesen Age Cards / Calculator Cards
1927 154
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Rechnerische Kunstleistungen 1089
1930 47
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der Rechenmeister speed addition presentation
1930 55
Tom Sellers A Numeral Mystery with number cards
1931 14
Tom Sellers Throbit performer know whether addition result is odd or even, chip divination presentation
1933 18
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff assistent divines total of number, easy coding
Also published here 1935
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1935)
40
Harris Solomon Diabolical Influence multiple prediction of cards and a number on face of playing card, stacked
Also published here Dec. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 15)
76
Tom Sellers A Quick Trick several cards with numbers
1935 3
Tom Sellers A Numerical Exchange sum on two slips of paper exchange
1935 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
1935 10
Theodore Annemann Pencil Reading method and two routines, divination of a calculation and spectator and performer always write the same number down
Related to 1935 23
Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator
Also published here July 1936
The Jinx (Issue 22)
125
Tom Sellers Calendar Conjuring number effects with calendar sheets, see page 172 for improvement by Dr. Jacob Daley
Related toAlso published here Aug. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 23)
141
Orville Wayne Meyer The Guidance of Fate three chosen number, total predicted on slate
Also published here Nov. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 26)
159
Dr. Jacob Daley The New Addition Slate Presentation
1937
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37)
182
Frank N. Dodd The Double Steal number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches
Related toAlso published here Sep. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 36)
244
Dr. Jacob Daley Ultra Addition
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 38)
251
Louis Lam Calendro some numbers on calendar are added by spectator
1937 3
William H. McCaffrey Magic Addition
1938 896
Oscar Weigle Phantom Hand message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 40)
263
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense numbers on calendar are added, matrix force
Related toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 41)
279
Hen Fetsch Knockout! four four-digit numbers are chosen and added, sum predicted
Also published here May 1938
The Jinx (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
Also published here June 1938
The Jinx (Issue 45)
305
Kent Arthur Familiar Spirit twenty blank cards, each with a two-figure number by a spectator, then some cards are totaled and total divined
Also published here Oct. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 62)
442
Charley Nagel Numberitus nine principle
Nov. 1939
The Jinx (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 selections
Related to Dec. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 70)
475
Tom Sellers The Spirit Guide thought of number vanishes from a card, this number was predicted as well
1939 5
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey Jongleurkünste mit der Zahl 9 published as ORU, number is secretly subtracted from other and last number of total is named, performer is then able to name total
1939
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2)
11
Ein interessantes Problem mathematical procedure, total tells amount of living and dead siblings
Related to 1939
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2)
13
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Number Thot number "randomly" calculated divined, interesting principle
Also published here Feb. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 79)
515
Audley Walsh Open Minds sum prediction via cards, out-to-lunch principle on deck of cards
Also published here Feb. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 81)
523
Royal Vale Heath Figure Fantasy Fibonacci principle
Also published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 91)
568
Henry Hardin Divination of the Nile
1940
The Jinx (Issue 97)
599
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 1. number and color predicted in ball of wool
Also published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 98)
601
Verne Chesbro Strange Dice using marketed dice by Royal Heath
1940
The Jinx (Issue 98)
603
Noodle Soup Number Prediction using noodle soup digits
1940
The Jinx (Issue 108)
647
David Allison Addition Subterfuge switch of paper before addition
1940
The Jinx (Issue 112)
666
Joseph Ovette Number Telepathy cards with numbers on them, sum prediction
1940 10
Jack Vosburgh Pay Day coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941
The Jinx (Issue 128)
738
Dr. Stanley Jaks Cardex spectator cuts three pieces from a tape measure, all numbers are added and match prediction
1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 1)
9
Alban's Transmission de Pensée carts with various numbers, numbers are divined, key number to begin calculation
Oct. 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 10)
7
C. R. Mawe Mawe’s Telepathy audience provides series of numbers, magician’s assistant who was out of room knows the total of the numbers, assistant is coded based on which spectator the magician gives the numbers to add
1941 4
Al Baker Seeing Through Solid Matter numbers written on slate which is wrapped up, assistant can name total and numbers
Also published here 1941 79
Mystery of the Traveling Numbers four random numbers are added, sum appears on paper
1941/27 179
The Spirit Mathematician called numbers are added up, sum "appears" in envelope
1941/27 184
Tom Sellers Number Prediction
1942 5
Dr. Aaron Weiss Mathematics of Magic numbers are called and added, prediction
June 1942 43
Vivian St. John Disembodied C.P.A. lady from audience is blindfolded and reveals a result from a calculation
June 1943 153
The Brain Guys Collected Thoughts medium and group calculation, result is predicted
Aug. 1943 174
Tours avec des chiffres 123 number divination, mathematical, followed by german translation "Zahlen 123 Trick"
  • I Diviner un nombre, tel qu'un No de Téléphone, le nombre de pièces de monnaie en poche d'un spectateur, etc.
  • II Lecture de pensée à l'aide de chiffres
1943
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 5 No. 3)
11
Zwei Personen berechnen gegenseitig ihre Telefonnummern auf magische Weise divination of number, using mathematical procedure
1943
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 5 No. 4)
16
William S. Houghton Mystic Slate Prediction Routine total predicted on a slate
Inspired by 1943 25
William H. McCaffrey "Number Exchange" Routine routine
1943 33
William S. Houghton "Miracle Slate" Presentation
1943 55
Henry J. Young Two Number Tricks
  • All Alike
  • The Predicted Total
1944
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944)
17
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope
May 1944 248
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff! assistent divines total of number, easy coding
Also published here 1944 122
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Number Thot number "randomly" calculated divined, interesting principle
Also published here 1944 122
Tom Sellers Calendar Conjuring number effects with calendar sheets
Also published here 1944 133
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense numbers on calendar are added, matrix force
Also published here 1944 135
Stewart James The Ball of Fortune number and color predicted in ball of wool
Also published here 1944 141
Oscar Weigle Phantom Hand message on slate becomes number prediction when wiping over it
Also published here 1944 190
Dr. Jacob Daley Ultra Addition
  • Dr. Daley's Variation with Mechanical Slate
Related toAlso published here 1944 196
Gordon R. McKenney Sacred Script message appears on slate with reference to bible in which number is found
Also published here 1944 198
Walter Baker, Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator
Also published here 1944 207
Hen Fetsch Knockout! four four-digit numbers are chosen and added, sum predicted
Also published here 1944 218
Orville Wayne Meyer A Slate and a Number three chosen number, total predicted on slate
Also published here 1944 219
Kent Arthur Familiar Spirit twenty blank cards, each with a two-figure number by a spectator, then some cards are totaled and total divined
Also published here 1944 224
Jack Vosburgh Pay Day coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted
Also published here 1944 241
Audley Walsh Open Minds sum prediction via cards, out-to-lunch principle on deck of cards
Also published here 1944 286
Harris Solomon Diabolical Influence multiple prediction of cards and a number on face of playing card, stacked
Also published here 1944 311
Hen Fetsch Double Knockout! four numbers are added and predicted, first appeared in the "Linking Ring" 1942
1945 33
Blood Writing sum of digits appears on arm in blood red after rubbing
Nov. 1945 165
Hen Fetsch Double Knockout sum of four apparently random numbers is divined, using one stooge
1945/27 196
U. F. Grant New Slate Test sum of four years is predicted
1945/27 200
S. H. Paine The Psychic Paper spectator chooses number and color, number is predicted in chosen color
1945/27 246
A Spirit Communication sum of numbers appears on empty cardboard
1945/27 328
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
Jan. 1946 400
Bruce Elliott 142857 with the feature of fractions of seven, see page 412 and 416 for more ideas (Clyde F. Cairy and unknown)
Feb. 1946 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
Aug. 1947 525
Ronald B. Edwards Predic 222 method for calculating quicker than spectator
Oct. 1947 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
1947 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
1947 62
Ottokar Fischer Le point d'interrogation card on stand changes to five cards with numbers, sum of chosen numbers, followed by german translation "Das Fragezeichen"
Mar. 1947 11
Dr. William Weyeneth Un drôle de calcul mathematical procedure, total tells amount of siblings etc., same calculation as "Ein interessantes Problem", followed by german translation "Ein eigenartiges Rechenbeispiel"
Related to 1947 7
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Mental Numbers pack of number cards, rough-smooth
1948 15
Harvey P. Graham, Bob Somerfeld Future Minus sum divination with slates, flap
Oct. 1948 646
Will Spoof Predict-Die sum prediction, with rolled die
Dec. 1948 667
C. A. George Newmann "Super-Divino" Sealed Letter Test numbers added, magician devines total
1948/27 163
Joseph Dunninger The Impossible Prediction impromptu stooge, see "Challenges" for credits
Also published here 1948/27 179
C. B. Yohe Number Divination
Dec. 1949 772
The Three-Card Answer Mathematical number divination with playing cards
1949 31
Clayton Rawson Magic Scheme No. 48, Mathematical prediction
1950 85
Harry Houdini, Nate Leipzig, Harry Levine Affinity in Numbers No. 110, after some mental calculation, the two digits of the total match the values of two selected cards
Variations 1950 212
Warner Perry, Edward Dart, John Scarne Einstein and the Magician No. 154, novel and unorthodox prediction of a playing card using a substitution cipher.
1950 301
Ormond McGill A Climactic Test prediction of sum, flap
1951 23
Aage Darling Suprediction add a number sum and selected card are predicted in envelope
1953 33
Jack Yates Astral Digit after some easy arithmetics, spectator and performer have the same number written on a slate
1954 17
George Sands An Oddity paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator, see 2022 reference for credit information
Related toAlso published here July 1954 50
Gerald Kosky Gerald Kosky's Prediction
1954/27 216
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff! assistent divines total of number, easy coding
1956 7
Jack Yates She Has the Number sum divination by medium, with numbers on cards
1956 10
Frank N. Dodd Frank Dodd's Prediction Number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches
Also published here 1956 43
The Break in the Chain Predict the two numbers at the ends of a long domino chain
1956 47
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 square
Related toVariations 1956 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
1956 48
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, Matrix Force
Also published here 1956 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)
1956 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
1956 111
Predicting a Number Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result
1956 159
Paul Curry Curry's Version Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result, better presentation
1956 160
Al Baker Al Baker's Version Predict sum of numbers
1956 160
Predicting a Sum Magician correctly predicts sum of numbers generated by spectator and magician
Variations 1956 170
Al Baker Al Baker's Numero Convert the final sum into a word, which becomes the name of the spectator
Inspired by 1956 172
Corvello Mental-Chips chips with numbers on each side, divination of total and sum prediction
1956
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 3)
420
Allessandro Brainwave Number spectator opens a book and adds digits of page number together, new number is counted back in the book and square sum of new page is predicted, using number cards, 9 force application
1957
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957)
10
Allessandro Predicted Total dates of coins are totaled, sum prediction
1957
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957)
37
Don Tanner Attendance Prediction prediction of amount of people in room, Brain Wave Deck with Numbers
Apr. 1957 200
Stewart James The Count of Monte Carlo total prediction, three digit numbers formed with poker chips
1957 7
Allessandro Number Divination with poker chips, numbered on both sides
1958
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958)
14
Tony Corinda (3) The Total Result add-a-number divination
1958 34
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
1958 34
Tony Corinda (5) Astrnomical add a number prediction, serial number of a bill
1958 109
Tony Corinda (11) The Blackboard Test
1958 157
Dr. Spencer Thornton Precognition number prediction on slate, out to lunch principle
1958 7
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Ideas for the Gimmick Clip
  • Par X Prediction (number prediction)
  • Variations
1958 10
Dr. F. W. van Klaveren Magic Roulette using the principle of 142857, prediction on disk
1959
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
20
Bill Hendricks Mentalissimus several spectator throw a pair of dice, they each repeat up to twelve times and all the numbers are added, prediction based on probability
1960
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
4
Gerald Kosky Total Prediction clever prediction of a sum on back of the card where numbers are written
1960 11
Jack Cook Phenomenal Forecast sum prediction, envelope is hanging from stage, switch with chair
1960 16
Tom Sellers Novelty Dice Prediction prediction of sum of several sides of dice
1960 25
Len Belcher Some Total sum prediction
1960 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
1960 69
Clettis V. Musson Predicto cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted
1961 45
Dr. Chet Miller Math-O-Matics seven digit number added to other numbers
1961 52
Stewart Judah Number Affinity sum divination
Also published here 1961 63
Nate Leipzig Reading the Pencil result of a simple subtraction is revealed
1963 140
Dr. William Weyeneth Ein genialer Schiefertafeltrick sum prediction on back of slate, gaffed slate
1963
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 24 No. 2)
29
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
Peter Alexis Epic Slate Test sum prediction
VariationsAlso published here Mar. 1967 90
Tony Bartolotta Epic Slate Test - Alternate Method sum prediction
Inspired by May 1967 97
Theodore Annemann 31 Prediction Test Finish sum prediction with appearing prediction via Out to Lunch
June 1967 104
Kuda Bux Two Dice number calculated with throw of two dice divined
Sep. 1967 124
Royal Vale Heath Fibonacci Fibonacci principle
Also published here 1967
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 28 No. 3)
44
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations 1968 11
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Inspired byAlso published here July 1968
Epilogue (Issue 3)
23
L. Vosburgh Lyons Future Thot dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination
Inspired by
  • idea of Royal Heath
Also published here
Sep. 1968 205
Dr. William Weyeneth Ein alter Trick sum prediction in envelope inside wallet
1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 2)
23
Dr. William Weyeneth, Hanns Thielemann Magisches make-up three words from telegram are chosen and form a message, using cross sum force
Inspired by
  • Hanns Thielemann's "Hellsehen per Telegramm" in "Magische Welt" Jan/Feb 1968, p. 23
1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 5)
88
George B. Anderson A Flash Prediction roll of paper unrolled on stage as prediction, name in telephone book, number
1968 42
Albert Spackman Noted Number prediction of the total of the last four digits of four bills
1969 61
Aaron Wainer Matchbox & Die chosen number from 1 to 6 predicted in matchbox
Related to Jan. 1969 235
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser A Slate Test four numbers added, predicted
Winter 1969
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
Dec. 1969 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
1969 2
Jack Kent Tillar 7621 prediction is sum of three chosen years
1970
Magick (Issue 3)
13
Al Baker Spirit Sum flap slate
July 1971 430
Pavel Ultra-Kombination
  • Effekt 1 (letter cards are in a 4x4 grid, one row or column selected and a word chosen from those four letters, it is predicted)
  • Effekt 2 (same with number cards and sum prediction)
1971 6
Mickey MacDougall Addition Prediction involving 5x5 matrix
1972 34
Glenn G. Gravatt, Al Koran The Antique Medallion
Inspired by 1972 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 Dalal
Related to
  • "Decision Control" (Syd Bergson)
VariationsAlso published here
Apr. 1972 514
Paul Siegel Numeration Sensation several numbers are added, total is predicted on slate
1972 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
1972 19
John Henry Grossman, George Morrow Harmony numbers of one to four on a business card, one is crossed out, prediction
1972
Magick (Issue 52)
258
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Adding Slate Flap Effect No. 159, seems to be a secret flap turnover as one approaches a spectator to add up numbers on slate
Related to 1972 41
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Presentation Of Dunninger Slate Trick No. 213, three numbers written on billets, perhaps related to "Ultra Addition"
Related to 1972 53
Dr. Jacob Daley Spirit Slate New Wrinkle And Presentation No. 483
Related to 1972 134
Karl Fulves Some Difference values of put-away dice are divined, based on theme in Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Inspired byAlso published here 1973 28
Dr. Dan J. Alessini The Spirit Behind the Wheel prediction of a number miniature roulette wheel, business card in envelope
1973
Magick (Issue 72)
357
John A. Novak Calcu-Total! cards with four-digit numbers and dates are added on a calculator, total is divined/predicted
Related toVariations 1973
Magick (Issue 91)
451
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
Also published here July 1973
Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 1)
11
Ken De Courcy The Forgotten Phone Number subtraction of five-digit number with its reverse, oner figure chosen and others called out, chosen figure divined by another spectator via calculation
1973 10
Amedeo Vacca Egyptian Dice Puzzle three dice rolled, certain sum made by spectator, divined
1974 42
Amedeo Vacca Matchbox-Prediction dice shaken in box, total predicted
1974 46
Rick Johnsson It's Delete-Ful sum prediction, using calculator ruse, see also p. 815 for comment by Ronald Herman
June 1974 749
H. R. Fisher The Slide Rule Trick spectator does some actions with slide ruler, performer in the end divines the number he started with
Related to June 1974 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 Murray
Related toVariationsAlso published here Autumn 1974
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
Dec. 1974 832
Vic Perry Dice-Cipher six-figure number is multiplied with one to six, dice, divination, 142'857
1974
Magick (Issue 102)
507
Vic Perry The Last Miracle divination of total from calculator, misplaced buttons
Inspired by 1974
Magick (Issue 114)
567
Karl Fulves Demon Digits calculation procedure, result predicted
1975 409
David Berglas Ad Infinitum total of three three-digit numbers is predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5)
53
Bob Ostin, Bob Driebeek On Ad Infinitum additional ideas
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6)
75
Al Mann Alpha And Omega several spectators call out three-digit-numbers, total predicted, using calculator
Jan. 1975 838
Number Affinity spectator does some calculation, predicted
Winter 1975
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
Feb. 1975 862
Al Mann Adithot Improved sixteen digits in square formation, added, sum predicted
  • The Calculator Version
Inspired by
  • "Adithot" (Swami)
Feb. 1975 862
Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Addition Slates add-a-number slate, flap
1975 125
Robert Schwarz The Mystic Sums of Glossolalia! sum divination
1975
Magick (Issue 126)
627
Gerald Kosky Total Prediction add-a-number prediction, prediction written on back of card where numbers are added
1975 150
Al Mann The Mystery of the Triplets after some calculations by the spectator the total is divined
1976 11
Alan Shaxon The Jubilee Medallion number appears on medallion
Related to 1976 21
Harvey Rosenthal Mental Marvel number written on business card put in wallet, number is divined
1976 9
Karl Fulves (1) Calculuxe spectators do equation on calculator, final result predicted, transposing memory and equal buttons
1976
Interlocutor (Issue 11)
40
Pre-Figured No. 32, calculation with value of spectator's selection divines both this selection and the performer's
1976 51
Chandler Mason Calcu-Mental stripes of paper with numbers, number is formed and divined by performer
1976
Magick (Issue 149)
741
Dan Tong Quick and Easy three numbers are divined by audience / predicted by performer, on business cards
1976
Magick (Issue 156)
777
Paul Rylander Number Control - Three One Two three-digit number prediction in envelope, carbon paper
1976
Magick (Issue 167)
831
Burling Hull A Mind Reading Number Divination number chosen, it appears spelled out on slate
  • With a Flap
  • Without the Flap
  • Another "No Flap" Method
1976 89
Burling Hull Combination with Dunninger Slater Number Feat combined with visible appearing writing
Inspired by 1976 94
David Berglas Ad Infinitum total of three three-digit numbers is predicted
Also published here Feb. 1976
Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 3)
47
Geoffrey Lamb The Power of the Pentagram performer figures out two numbers from the total after a calculation procedure
1976 7
E. Leslie May In the Good Old Days total of calculation is predicted
1976 13
Charles Cameron, E. Leslie May The Alternative Prediction spectator write a three-digit number with identical figures, either number is predicted or total after calculation
1976 16
Philip T. Goldstein Old Math number the majority of the audience think is predicted and add-a-number prediction
1977 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 methods
Also published here 1977 70
Richard Lyn Flip-Flop! subtleties fro add-a-number theme
1977
Magick (Issue 178)
888
Harry Lorayne The Nine Principle predicting or adding sum of five five-digit numbers
1977 209
Harry Lorayne Ten-Eighty-Nine
1977 214
Harry Lorayne I've Got Your Number two-digit number, odd different digits
1977 227
Roy Johnson None But the Brave two numbers chosen, they correspond to time of pocket watch
Inspired by 1977 68
Jochen Zmeck, Hanns Thielemann Das Wunder der Tierkreiszeichen six cards with astrological sign and number on both sides, spectator puts them down with three odd and three even numbers up thus forcing a predicted number
Inspired by
  • "Summ It"
1977 29
Martin Gardner, Stewart James Fibonacci Fantasy using Stewart James' AAG Principle
Aug. 1978
Apocalypse (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
1978
Interlocutor (Issue 18)
70
Jack Kent Tillar Ultimedallion design for Koran Medallion, number actually inscribed
Inspired by 1978
Magick (Issue 208)
1039
Larry Becker Some Total sum prediction in envelope, close-up and stage versions
Inspired by
  • Will Dexter's "Computer Mind" in "Feature Magic for Mentalists" p. 113
Related toVariations
1978 11
Larry Becker Digitation numbered cards added to a number from invisible die, prediction of total in envelope
1978 132
Larry Becker Thunderbolt three spectators chose a color each and form a total with numbers, both is predicted in envelope
Related to 1978 141
David Britland Calculated Mysteries prediction / force with calculator, memory button, Uri Geller anecdote
1978
The Talon (Issue 2)
19
Amazing James Randi, Shigeo Futagawa Numeral-oh-gee using number cards
Related toVariations June 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 6)
205
Karl Fulves Luminous Calculator Prediction calculator's numbers leaves prediction impression on luminous paint, only idea
1979
Interlocutor (Issue 37)
146
The Figures Match No. 4, three-digit number divined after some calculation from spectator and removal of matches
1979 5
A Mind for Figures No. 10, psychological force of two numbers, "It will work most of the time"
1979 13
Karl Fulves, Tony Bartolotta Epic Slate Test No. 53, sum prediction after addition
Also published here 1979 85
Philip T. Goldstein 37th Parallel prediction and spectator guesses second spectator's result
Dec. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12)
962
Dick Zimmerman The October Man four numbers are written on a pad and added, total appears on calculator held in plastic bag
1980
Magick (Issue 248)
1237
Mark Levy Around She Goes! bottle spinning presentation
June 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 6)
499
Karl Fulves Crypto Books thought on book tests and random numbers
1981 27
Al Mann The Big Writer named number predicted on a pad in a box, knee writer
1981 11
Gene "Phantini" Grant Phantini's ESP Ability Test with number chart
1981 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
1981 55
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
Also published here 1981
Magick (Issue 279)
1393
Scott Davis Matrix cards with numbers, numbers are formed and sum is predicted
Related to 1981
Magick (Issue 296)
1478
Howard A. Adams, Bob Wagner Digitremens 21 cards with numbers, prediction of total of three selected numbers
1981
OICUFESP (Issue 7 - Matheight Miracles)
18
Thomas Alan Waters Adamsmyth blank cards with numbers on both sides, two spectator's think of one each, total is divined
Related to
  • Sidney Lawrence's "It's In Your Pocket" in "Ten Self Working Card Tricks"
Variations
1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm)
300
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Misdirection example of a number prediction
1982 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
Also published here 1982 2
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Adder spectator write numbers on paper in envelope, performer removes some they add up to any named number
Also published here Feb. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10)
188
Hen Fetsch Der Gnadenstoß four four-digit numbers are chosen and added, sum predicted
Also published here Oct. 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3)
93
Stewart James Phone-A-Tell using a forced card to get to predicted phone number
1983
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
Variations 1983 9
Thomas Alan Waters Janussum two person write down a number, sum prediction on a slate (Rashomon Principle)
1983
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 identical
Also published here 1983 12
Shigeo Futagawa Stunumbers No. 17, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards, for credit information see "Future Choice" reference
Related toVariations 1983 27
L. Vosburgh Lyons Future Thought No. 33, dice with (larger) numbers used for number divination
Also published here 1983 53
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense No. 72, numbers on calendar are added, matrix force
Related to 1983 92
Karl Fulves Auto Suggestion No. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cards
Related to 1983 104
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
1983 125
Karl Fulves Super Prophet No. 99, numbers from one to six listed a few times and added, total predicted
Inspired by 1983 137
Karl Fulves Astro Thought No. 100, numbers formed with digits on number cards, total predicted
1983 138
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 predicted
Related toVariations 1983 140
Father Cyprian Bank Deposit Slip Prediction Four spectators each write down a sum of money from $1 to $10, added together, equal to a bank deposit placed in envelope as prediction
Related to 1983 27
Father Cyprian Match Box Four spectators each write down a sum of money from $1 to $10, added together, equal to money placed in a box as prediction
Related to 1983 29
Johnny Thompson Polish-ing Koran's Medallion
Inspired by 1984
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook)
320
Richard Osterlind The Invoice a number is predicted with funny presentation
Aug. 1984
Epoptica (Issue 6)
389
Gentleman Jack Pickpockeyt numbers on poker chips
Related to Jan. 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 3)
1189
Roy Walton The 229-224 Trick with playing cards
Inspired by Apr. 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5)
1212
Philip T. Goldstein Purple Prose numbers from number cards divined, using "self-correcting set-up"
Also published here 1984 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
1984 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"
1984 4
Steve Beam Calculator Trick sum prediction, with calculator, automatic shut-off recall
Related to 1984 104
Dr. Stanley Jaks Master Secret of the Swami three digit number test, spectator first gets one right, then two and finally the complete number
Variations 1984 4
Jon Racherbaumer Calculating Snippet two strips of paper with numbers are cut by spectator, numbers at cut-off spot are added, predicted
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, June 1979
1984 52
Robert Cassidy The Verified Total Prediction prediction of total in envelope, red carbon paper
1984 68
Jerry K. Hartman Number Numb-er using numbers on cardboards
Autumn 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33)
319
Thomas Alan Waters Backdate three-digit number is predicted, pined on performer's back
Related toVariations 1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr)
665
Richard Mark Medallion M-2 prediction of number on medallion, different handling, number looks as if engraved
Inspired by Jan. 1985
Magick (Issue 345)
1723
Stan Shultz Wipe Out! four by four square drawn on calendar with numbers from 1-16, four circles drawn (draw circle and erase row and column each time), Matrix Force
Related to May 1985
Magick (Issue 351)
1752
Walter Webb Check Mate number prediction on a check
June 1985
Magick (Issue 352)
1758
Tieneblas The Easy Way number divination using pair of dice and some calculations
Aug. 1985
Magick (Issue 356)
1778
Gene Nielsen Blind Date sum prediction using a calendar
Oct. 1985
Magick (Issue 359)
1792
Locked Thoughts No. 24, four spectators whisper numbers which are written down, their total is predicted or opens lock, stooge
1985 47
Stewart Judah Zahlenverwandtschaft
Also published here July 1985
Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3 & 4)
169
Steve Beam 6801 Prediction comedy prediction with a twist, 1089 force
Related to 1986 222
David Britland The Four Bit Machine number cards from 1 to 16, put in square formation and four are selected, their total predicted
1986 51
Karrell Fox The Pretend Prediction imaginary or clear dice rolled, total predicted
Inspired by 1986 57
Stephen Tucker Menu item from menu are chosen, total is predicted
1987 6
Rudolf Braunmüller Zyklische Zahlen five uses
Oct. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 1)
11
David Berglas Ad Infinitum total of three three-digit numbers is predicted
Also published here 1987 26
Stewart Judah Der Blitz schlägt dreimal ein three numbers and totals arrived at with blank cards, they are all identical
Also published here 1987
Magische Blätter (Vol. 1 No. 10)
6
James Hodges The Monster's Tongue comedy number prediction
1988
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
1988
Interlocutor (Issue 48)
202
Karl Fulves Byte Million number chosen from programmable calculator predicted, posed as problem
1988
Interlocutor (Issue 48)
203
Terri Rogers Sum Sum sum prediction with several number chips that are put in a 4x4 grid stand
Also published here 1988 3