803 entries in Numbers
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Unknown Le Petit Chasseur automaton with a bow shoots arrow on a cardboard and hits selected number La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 42
Unknown How, on delivering a Ring to a Number of Persons, to find which Person has got it, which Hand it is on, which Finger, and which Joint. people seated in a row and numbered, calculation is made and result gives answers Breslaw's Last Legacy 40
Unknown Dice Box dice glued in box in secret compartment as force Modern Magic 187
Unknown The Expunged Numeral performer names number after some calculations have been done, two presentations givenRelated to More Magic 237
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
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 Zauberkünstler! 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
J. Holt Schooling Number & Word Divination after some calculation Later Magic 600
J. Holt Schooling Number & Word Divination after some calculation Magical Titbits 53
Adolf Blind (Magicus) The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested orderAlso published here Later Magic 581
Adolf Blind (Magicus) The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested orderAlso published here Magical Titbits 29
Charles T. Jordan The Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 23
Charles T. Jordan The Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 34
Oswald Rae The Elusive Digits four cards with numbers from one to four in a glass frame, arrange in wanted order, second set of cards in card stand Between Ourselves 34
Oswald Rae The Miracle Slate sum appears on initialed slate under individual numbers Between Ourselves 43
Oswald Rae Miracles of Memory mental arithmetic, and list of words, interesting solution and presentation for the mental arithmetic Sub Rosa 91
Oswald Rae Number Force sum is forced Sub Rosa 71
Theodore Annemann The Improved Magic Square Presentation The Book Without A Name 42
Tom Sellers A Numeral Mystery with number cards Sellers' Secrets 14
Tom Sellers Menta Num using special number cards Sellers' Secrets 15
Al Baker Al Baker's Addition Trick with assistent, code The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 86
Al Baker Feel My Pulse! The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 80
Theodore Annemann A Thought is Fathomed using deck of cards to force page number, Si StebbinsRelated toVariations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 6
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
Calvin Cole One of Those Things age and number (amount of change) are divined after calculation The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 4) 15
Unknown Locating a Page and Word by Cards force number with stack Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown A Prediction card at "selected" number predicted, calculation force Mental Magic with Cards 29
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other halfRelated to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Charles Nagle The Addition of the Age quick addition stunt The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 104
Charles Nagle Governmental Wizardry calculation puzzle The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 136
Royal Vale Heath The Lucky Number Magic Square 3x3 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 16) 79
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
Unknown Number Addition Force Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 156
Theodore Annemann The Word on the Page using 14-15 card stackVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 157
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
Unknown Diachylon Book Test. Forcing A Number Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 107
U. F. Grant A Book Test forcing word with cards, double facer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
Charles T. Jordan Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 200
Charles T. Jordan Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Charles T. Jordan Strange Coincidence stack that will force the number ten Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Theodore Annemann Premier Book Test using deck of cards to force page number Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Charles T. Jordan The Fifteenth Card values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines using deck of cards to force page numberAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Theodore Annemann Fathomed Thought using deck of cards to force page number, Si StebbinsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
William Larsen Prophesied Discovery using stack that forces number tenRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
Unknown Mephisto's Message stack that will force the number twelve Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines book test, using deck of cards in Si Stebbins order for word selectionVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 207
Royal Vale Heath Magic Squares chapter on Magic Squares, discussing
- The Three Square
- The Five Square
- Odd and Even Cell Squares
- The Eight Square
- The Six Square
Greater Magic 911
Unknown Fun with Magic Squares Greater Magic 915
Unknown Transposing Magic Squares Greater Magic 916
Unknown The Birthday Magic Square Trick Greater Magic 920
Unknown An Historical Magic Square Greater Magic 921
Unknown Segregation of the Odd and Even Numbers Routine Greater Magic 922
Unknown A Mathematical Magic Square Greater Magic 923
Unknown An Intersting Curiosity Greater Magic 924
William H. McCaffrey Magic Addition Greater Magic 896
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
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
Vincent Dalban Mental Numbers chosen number from stack of number cards divined, fibonacci system The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 319
Unknown To Force the Number 9 Greater Magic 198
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser To Force any Number from One to Eight Greater Magic 196
Theodore Annemann Contest Corner mathematical problem with 3x3 magic square, see page 396 for solution The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 392
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
James Thompson X-Add-Ray number written on paper divined, pocket slates gimmick The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 65) 454
Franklin M. Chapman Match-Ic Numbers number appears on head of match, mental calculation Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 3) 4
Theodore Annemann 'Number, Please' prediction of a name in a telephone book, the Accessory as a number force with counters The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Dr. E. 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
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
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 1. number and color predicted in ball of wool The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 601
David Allison Addition Subterfuge switch of paper before addition The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 112) 666
Unknown Number Force with Dice dice glued in matchbox The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 78) 514
Jack Vosburgh Pay Day coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 738
Sid Lorraine That Nazti Man weird number gag The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 750
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 211
Al Baker Al Baker Number Force with cards, waxed or roughedAlso published here The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 220
Jack Vosburgh Monk's Mystery 14-15 stack that forces numberVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 880
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
Unknown Slip of Paper Force writing same number on every slip Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 273
Unknown Cloth Changing Bag double bag, used for number force Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 292
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
Clement de Lion Die Force Improvement one of four cards with rolling of die, see 202 Method of Forcing for original The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 45
E.E. Hammill Psychic Uncle Sam "P$ychic Uncle $am", result of calculation shows initial number The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 42) 173
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
The Brain Guys Collected Thoughts medium and group calculation, result is predicted The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 42) 174
Alvin R. Plough Gaglet calculation and multiple outs The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 148
L. Vosburgh Lyons Dizzy Discs speed summation and subtraction with number discs The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 226
Henry J. Young Two Number Tricks - All Alike
- The Predicted Total
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 17
Max Katz Cube Root Extraction cube roots of numbers until 100 Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 11) 47
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 248
L. Vosburgh Lyons Nine forcing nine The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 53) 217
Ronald B. Edwards Free Force forcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correctionRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 62) 254
Royal Vale Heath DY-Cyphering Trick method of quickly calculating five three digit numbers, second method with dice My Best 242
Verne Chesbro Chesbro On Heath's "Dy-Cyphering" coding numbers with dice My Best 244
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
Royal Vale Heath Take a Number from 1 to 30 number on cards, numbers in column add on My Best 246
L. Vosburgh Lyons Number Force forcing nine Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 21
Tom Fitzgerald Advertising Stunt two lines printed on a card, one with letters one with numbers, number divinedRelated to
  • see also "The 'Q' Trick" in Hoffmann's " Modern Magic" p.560
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 394
Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number forceRelated toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 313
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
Unknown Addition Force number variable Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 195
Richard Himber Transcendental Book Test using mathematical addition forceAlso published here Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 192
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
E. H. Borden Horses - A Number Quickie illogic puzzle, dividing horses under three sons The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 126) 506
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
Unknown The Odd-Even Force with three dice and a special svengali forcing deck The Fine Art of Magic 231
Unknown Forcing Three Numbers using cards The Fine Art of Magic 230
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
Al Baker Thought Transmission performer makes spectator write certain numbers, pencil reading, nail writer The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 304
Unknown The Elevens Stunt Mathematical stunt, place three cards on table, numbers can always be divided by eleven Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 20
Unknown Telling a Chosen Card Divine value of playing card via mathematical method (multiply by three, add six, divide by three) Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 25
Jack Miller The Magic Number Trick No. 52, Mathematical card trick Scarne on Card Tricks 93
Clayton Rawson Magic Scheme No. 48, Mathematical prediction Scarne on Card Tricks 85
Bob Somerfeld Cut-Witted number force, from one to ten Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 3
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
Ronald B. Edwards Two Quickies - transposition of two cards
- forcing a number with coins
Variations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 277) 1109
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
Jack Yates Object in Mind divination of one of three objects, mathematical principle Minds in Close-Up 25
Ronald B. Edwards Think of a Number business cards with number written on them, chosen number is spelled and card with same number is found The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 309) 34
Gerald Kosky Gerald Kosky's Prediction Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 216
Cy Endfield Forcing 23 Coin's Date and Card Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part I 46
Unknown Rapid Cube Root Extraction Find cube roots of numbers very quickly, mental calculation Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 157
Unknown Adding a Fibonacci Series Add up ten Fibonacci numbers very quickly, mental calculation Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 158
Royal Vale Heath, Ed Balducci Heath's "Di-ciphering" Five dice with different three digit numbers on each face. Roll the dice, magician can very quickly give the sum of the numbers rolled Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 106
Don Costello, Dai Vernon, Martin Gardner The Tit-Tat-Toe Trick Packet of nine cards used to play tic-tac-toe with a spectator (face up and down cards). Finale is revealed that the result is a magic square, each row/column/diagonal adds up to fifteenRelated toVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 28
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
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
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
Unknown Predicting a Number Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 159
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
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
Bob Hummer Hummer's Die Mystery Magician uses dice to divine number thought of by spectator, principle is similar to 21 card trick / Gergonne's Pile Problem. spectator thinks of a number between one and six, a die is put under performer's hand and without looking at it the performer shows three sides of the die several times and asks if the selected number is visible, number is eventually divinedInspired byRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 45
Unknown 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 systemVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 95
Unknown Window Cards More complex version of Number Cards with holes cut out in the card to be stacked upInspired byVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 96
Sam Lloyd Sam Loyd's Version New version of window cards that reveal your ageInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 100
Unknown Divining a Number Divine final answer of a series of calculations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 161
Unknown An Addition Trick Divine digit that is not named in a long number using digital rootsRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 167
Unknown A Multiplication Trick Divine digit that is not named in a long number using digital rootsRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 167
Unknown Guessing Someone's Age Using digital roots to estimate the age of someoneRelated toVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 166
Royal Vale Heath Heath's Bill Trick Serial number divination, very mathematical Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 52
Martin Gardner The Mysteries of Seven Explains why the number nine has such weird properties Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 168
Lloyd E. Jones The Cyclic Number A packet containing six cards forming the number 142857, when multiplied by any number from 2 to 6, gives a result which the cards themselves reveal Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 9
Royal Vale Heath Heath's "Tappit" Tapping the Hours type of trick, but with colored tiles and numbers printed on themInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 102
Will Blyth Blyth's Domino Box Dominoes in a box shifted, the spots on the dominoes will predict how many have been shiftedVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 110
Unknown Persistent Root Number force using digital roots of nineRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 165
Unknown, T. O'Connor Sloane The Mysteries of Nine Number forces using the number nine (e.g. 1089), includes variation by T. O'Connor Sloane using moneyRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 163
Unknown Digital Roots Number force using digital rootsRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 164
Unknown Psychological Forces Psychological forces with psychologically appealing numbers (37, 68) Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 173
Max Katz Mathematical Curiosities: Multiplication Short Cut 26 Originals 22
Max Katz Magic Squares with Playing Cards 72 fundamental solutions to the card square with formula 26 Originals 21
Don Tanner Attendance Prediction prediction of amount of people in room, Brain Wave Deck with Numbers The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 200
Max Katz Wrong Number! 26 Originals 23
Max Katz Favorite Number calculation in which favorite number appears nine times at the end 26 Originals 23
Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 162
Max Katz A teaser calculation puzzle 26 Originals 23
Tony Corinda Quick Calculations: Mental Arithmetic Mnemonics and Mental Systems 63
Tony Corinda (1) Squaring method for quickly squaring numbers from twenty-five to hundred Mnemonics and Mental Systems 63
Tony Corinda (2) Extraction of Square Roots Mnemonics and Mental Systems 64
Tony Corinda (3) Cubing Mnemonics and Mental Systems 64
Tony Corinda (4) Extraction of Cube Roots Mnemonics and Mental Systems 65
Tony Corinda, Al Baker The Application of the Mnemonic Number Code (1) for mental arithmetic
(2) for coding at the phone (Al Baker)
(3) two person act, arithmetic
(4) Corinda's "Fourteenth Book Test", coding with medium
Related to Mnemonics and Mental Systems 78
Bert Allerton Simplified Magic Square The Close-Up Magician 20
Tony Corinda The Magic Square 5x5Related to Mnemonics and Mental Systems 65
Tony Corinda (3) The Total Result add-a-number divination Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 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 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
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
Bobby Bernard Miko Prediction die to get a number, 3 1/2 card gag Magic in Miniature 4
Tony Corinda Page Force same as David Hoy'sRelated to Book Tests 205
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
Clettis V. Musson Predicto cards with four digit numbers, two numbers added, sum was predicted Still More Miracles in Mentalism 45
Stewart Judah Number Affinity sum divination Still More Miracles in Mentalism 63
Al Baker Al Bakers Nummer-Force with number cardsAlso published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 16
Nate Leipzig Reading the Pencil result of a simple subtraction is revealed Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 140
David Hoy Page Force two books, miscallRelated to The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 22
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Card Square magic square routine with cards, then a named number Personal Secrets 39
Edward Marlo Another Effect is the Following as a number force or book testInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 19
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Thomas Alan Waters Mathematically Inclined ten digits used for longer calculation, result instantly seen by performer, for credit discussion see referenceRelated toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 54
Chan Canasta Oops 1: Fifty years of history Numerical force to select a particular card on a grid of twenty cards, based on an important year to the spectator Book of Oopses 4
Chan Canasta Oops 9: Look out for a number 1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal predictionRelated to Book of Oopses 20
Chan Canasta Oops 3: Matches and loose change Grid of sixteen cards, spectator chooses cards one by one while eliminating all the cards in the same row/column as the card. Then add up values of the cards, and total is predicted Book of Oopses 8
Chan Canasta Oops 4: Matches not for burning Some matches placed in three equal groups on the page, moved around according to instructions, predict how many matches in the middle group Book of Oopses 10
Chan Canasta Oops 13: Think of a number Think of a number between 49 and 98, both digits even, not the same. Book of Oopses 28
Dr. Ben B. Braude New Math number added with reversed number, left-out digit divined, "L'Illusioniste" ca. 60 years agoRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 127
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
Tan Hock Chuan, Jochen Zmeck Das Meister-Spiel deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in Si Stebbins or other arrangement, also for clean removal of three cards from deck out-of-hand, number force for book testAlso published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 10
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
David Ray Nine Numbers spectator thinks one of nine number cards, divined with multiple out prediction HEX! 59
David Ray Figures Fantastic one of 9 number cards chosen, assistant divines (placement code on table) HEX! 60
J. Pickstone Elizabeth Arden number divination, with a mirror The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 51
John Bragoli Roulette Force cross total of three numbers The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 71
Jack Kent Tillar 7621 prediction is sum of three chosen years The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 3) 13
Francis J. Baker Devil's Dial number dialled, person at other end divines a number, see also p. 342 & 348Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 5) 327
Karl Fulves A Remarkable Bet heads and tails bet with three coins, presentation for Walter Penney's coin flipping paradox Epilogue (Issue 10) 77
Harry Lorayne The Memory Magic Square combination of magic square and memorizing list of random objects Reputation-Makers 193
Harry Lorayne Instant Magic Square Reputation-Makers 206
Al Baker Spirit Sum flap slate The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 9) 430
Martin Gardner Paradox Papers paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, Steve Shimm suggestion, tapestry handling, see also p. 521 for Gene Nielson handlingInspired by
  • Henry Dudeny puzzle from "Modern Puzzles" (1926)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 9) 429
Gene Finnell A Dice Paradox Epilogue (Issue 12) 90
Gene Finnell A Card Game Paradox Related to Epilogue (Issue 12) 91
Howard Lyons Toronto Dice noteInspired by Epilogue (Issue 13) 99
Bradley Efron Las Vegas Dice non-transitive dice, also as packets of cards, see also p. 410 for idea by Stewart Olney The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 3) 393
Shirley Quimby Shirley Quimby's Method for non-transitive dice set The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 3) 393
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
David S. Kotkin Mento-Pen David Copperfield, number is divined with special penRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 52
Sam Lloyd The Missing Digit spectator form two numbers from all ten digits, adds them and removes one digit from answer which the performer divines, from a Dover collection edited by Martin Gardner The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 2) 578
Jerry Mentzer Numbers Game several numbers are written next to letters of the alphabet, one letter is selected with ABC cards and performer divines number The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 65) 323
Ken Krenzel Never Say Die thought of number matched rolled number Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 48
Paul Siegel Number Force limited pool of numbers, spectator's hold up hands with outstretched fingers, two-digit number is created Doorway to Delusion 9
Paul Siegel Vision Diabolique performer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card Doorway to Delusion 6
Robert E. Neale Fold, Cut, and Fail pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
- Part One
- Part Two
- Part Three
- Final Notes
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 4) 595
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
Robert E. Neale End Game three objects moved according to instructions, outcome predicted
- History
- The Children's Game (Rock Paper Scissors)
- The System
- A Variation
- Two Betting Games
- Addendum
- The Second Game (with cube/die)
- The Election Game
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 4) 593
Bob Read Calculator Writing joke, result of a calculation is a hidden message on the calculator, see also page 87 for additional idea by Dr. Brum Antonioli Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 4) 51
Wilbur T. Kattner Tarot Trick Nasick magic square with sixteen tarot cardsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 11) 785
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
Robert E. Neale, Karl Fulves In the Mirror spectator writes number on mirror, performer on another mirror, numbers transpose in mirror writing, variation with words, see also p. 786 for comment by Reinhard Müller The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 4) 712
Karl Fulves Mathemagic intro The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 750
L. Vosburgh Lyons Add and Subtract number thing with desk calculator The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 750
John A. Novak Incalculable forcing a number with a calculatorRelated to The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 116) 578
Fredric Kolb ... And the Last Word on perfect calculator model for Novak's Calcu-TotalInspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 117) 582
John Scarne Roulette Paradox article about roulette bettingRelated to Epilogue (Issue 23) 213
Mark Weston The Calculator Business message writing with a calculator and multiplication curriosities Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 12) 140
Al Mann 1001 Mysteries on multiplying with 1001 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 838
Al Mann The Phantom Digits number multiplied with two other known numbers, total named, performer immediately names original number The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 838
Karl Fulves Pocket Calculators building small calculators in pads for addition effects Interlocutor (Issue 2) 4
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
Arthur Hill Smart As Hell numbers written on slip, some chosen, person with higher total wins, amazingly the totals are equal The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 8) 969
Karl Fulves Math Trix intro The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 12) 1057
Karl Fulves Logic Dice "Math Trix"
die thrown and turned according to rules, final number predicted
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 12) 1058
Ronald B. Edwards Small Change Prediction forcing 2010 with coinsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1043
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four borrowed coins chosen, two chosen cards added, coin and sum predicted in wallet, two methodsAlso published here Close Up Cues 13
Unknown, Alex Elmsley, Tony Faro, Ed Schuman Festive Fun a coin puzzle by Alex Elmsley and by Tony Faro, logic puzzles, making smoke powder by burning a striking surface, match problems by Tony Faro, medium card revelation, a number puzzle by Ed Schuman and how to stick a bottle on a wall
Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 4) 192
Roy Walton Baker Street Re-Visted