104 entries in Cards / Sleights / Force / Business Card Prophecy Force
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
John Scarne, Bill Simon Double Prediction No. 59, Basic routine with Business Card Prophecy move, predict where business card is placed, for credit information see Scarne reference
Related to 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 105
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 107
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
Related toVariations 1952 Effective Card Magic 34
Bill Simon, Larry Jennings Business Card Prophecy Move
1976 Stabbed Coincidence 4
Mark Weston Splitz double backer is put in the center of the deck, the cards next to it are removed and the double backer split in two normal cards, the cards match the other two cards
Related toVariations July 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 11) 433
Mark Weston Double Exposure combination
Inspired by Mar. 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 541
Jerry K. Hartman Rotary Force Variations on the Business Card Prophecy Move

1. "Spread" version
2. "Squared" version
VariationsAlso published here 1978 Loose Ends 13
Father Cyprian Locational Guidance Multiple cards forced using the Rotary Force
Inspired by 1978 Loose Ends 15
Larry Jennings Stabbed Coincidence Move
Nov. 1980 Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 11) 413
Larry Jennings Business Card Prophecy Move Handling for credit information see Busby review
Related to 1980 Cards On Demand 9
Larry Jennings Business Card Prophecy Move Handling
1981 Cards At Bay 2
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
1982 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 16
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
1983 Powerful Magic 26
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 20) 187
Steve Beam Siamese Stab double facer handed out for examination, see addendum for presentation patter, see also p. 543 for additional ideas
Related toAlso published here 1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 7) 114
Steve Beam Double Prophecy Move with two cards
1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 8) 133
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
1988 More Secrets 36
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
1988 The Complete Walton — Volume 2 101
Karl Fulves Makeshift card changes in named card, back to back transformation handling
Related to 1989 Quick Card Tricks 2
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 93
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Force
July 1989 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 4&5) 159
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
1990 Close Up Illusions 143
Simon Aronson Mark-a-Place Force see p. 14 for credit information and applications
1990 The Aronson Approach 11
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
1990 Top Secret Stuff 77
Bill Simon The Prophecy Move
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 730
Jerry K. Hartman A-D Indicator Force using the light/reft spread ruse
Related to 1991 Card Craft 83
Jerry K. Hartman, Father Cyprian Rotary Force variations on the Business Card Prophecy Move
Also published here 1991 Card Craft 86
Bill Simon, Steve Beam Backwards Prophecy
Also published here 1993 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 149
Steve Beam Siamese Stab double facer handed out for examination
Also published here 1993 Magic with No Entertainment Value II 6
Bill Simon Prophecy Move
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 128
Karl Fulves Auto Predict application of "Self Cutting Deck" problem to business card prophecy prediction
Related to 1994 Crooked Tales 108
Roger Crosthwaite High-Cros Move
Variations 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 225
Roger Crosthwaite The High-Cros Move Variant
Inspired by 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 230
Bill Simon Simon Prophecy Move
1994 Working Alone 16
Bill Simon "Business Card Prophecy" move
1995 Cardshark 21
Lou Gallo The Newark Move similar to the business card prophecy force, stopped card is turned over while deck is secretly cut
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 57) 1094
Simon Aronson Mark-a-Place Move
1995 Simply Simon 126
Steve Beam Siamese Stab double facer handed out for examination
Related toAlso published here 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 102
Bill Simon Prophecy Move
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 107
Bill Simon, Steve Beam Backwards Prophecy
Also published here 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 188
Richard Sanders, David Acer Four on the Floor card selected, indifferent card changes into mate and other cards of same value are on either side
Inspired by 1995 Natural Selections 18
Jerry K. Hartman A-D Indicator Force No. 2 Simon Prophecy Move family, an in-the-hands force of the top and bottom cards via an indicator card, applied to Simple Simon as well (see Aronson reference)
Related to 1995 After Craft 53
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Misc. Pieces of Paul) 292
Steve Beam Business Card Prophecy Force Variation bottom card stays the same
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1195
John Scarne Business Card ESP Business Card Prophecy with two separate predictions, credit information
Related to 1996 Underworld (Issue 3) 36
Hen Fetsch Flip Force
Also published here
  • Gene Gordon's Magical Legacy, 1980
1996 Inside Cardmagic — Band 2 131
Bill Simon Simon Prophecy Force
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 69
Bill Simon Simon Prophecy Force Al Thatcher's version
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 142
Bill Simon Simon Prophecy Move
Related to 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 322
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
1999 Tricks of my Trade 17
Paul Cummins Credit Information
1999 Tricks of my Trade 20
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Force
May 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 5) 61
Simon Aronson Mark-a-Place Move Variation of Business Card Prophecy Move
2001 Try the Impossible 138
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
2001 Try the Impossible 214
Neal Elias Card Controls - Placing A Key Card deck secretly cut
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 25
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move brief
2001 Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 2 July/August) 18
Bill Simon, Steve Beam Prophecy Move
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 249
Dan Buck, Dave Buck A.T.B.F. - Aces to be Found flourish one-hand cut displacement as in Business Card Prophecy, stabbing routine to find the Aces
Inspired by
  • "Y.T.B.N." (Brian Tudor, Show Off 2, video)
2002 Nursery Rhymes — Volume 2 39
Karl Fulves Hoftwin #2 predicting selection in spread and card on either side
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 25
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
2004 When Psychics Play Poker 50
Karl Fulves Name-O-Prophecy cutting at specific position during Business Card Prophecy move
Related to 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 53
Karl Fulves Left-Handed Prophet different handling for Business Card Prophecy Move
Related to 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 55
Steve Beam Prophecy Move
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 244
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
Mar. 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 3) 66
Simon Aronson Mark-a-Place Move
May 2006 Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. 2) 24
Steve Beam Backwards Prophecy
2007 52 Memories 78
Donny Orbit The BS Move
Inspired by
  • packet flip move in T.G. Murphy's "Imagication"
June 2007 Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 2) 28
Simon Aronson Mark-A-Place Move
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 245
Bill Simon, Al Thatcher Simon Prophecy Move
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 285
Justin Higham IDF Prophecy
Related to 2009 Notes on the Illogical Dribble Force 9
Jon Racherbaumer Light-Reft Prophecy Move
Related to 2010 Trench Work 12
Simon Aronson, Jim Patton, Bruce Cervon Business Card Prophecy Version
Jan. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 1) 87
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
May 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 5) 27
Neal Elias The Flip Over Reverse "Cutting Discovery"
2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 658
Justin Higham Foreword
2012 Prophecy Moves and Effects
Will Houstoun Bevelled-Riffle Prophecy Force
Inspired byVariations 2012 Prophecy Moves and Effects 2
Justin Higham Bevelled-Riffle Prophecy Move
Inspired byVariations 2012 Prophecy Moves and Effects 3
Justin Higham Alternative Prophecy Move
Variations 2012 Prophecy Moves and Effects 9
Justin Higham Ribbon-Spread Prophecy Move
Inspired by 2012 Prophecy Moves and Effects 22
John Carey Note on the Prophecy Move
2012 Prophecy Moves and Effects 26
Justin Higham Further Reading references on disguised cuts
2012 Prophecy Moves and Effects 27
Ian "Sav" Saville Finessed Bevelled-Riffle Force
  • Handling A
  • Handling B
  • As a Prophecy Force
  • The Non-Force Handling
Inspired byVariations 2013 Bold and Illogical Card Moves 1
Ian "Sav" Saville Biddled-Riffle Prophecy Move
Inspired by 2013 Bold and Illogical Card Moves 4
Justin Higham Collins/Prophecy Move end grip handling
Inspired byRelated to 2013 Bold and Illogical Card Moves 7
Justin Higham A Couple of Finesses
Inspired by 2013 Bold and Illogical Card Moves 8
Justin Higham Illogical Riffle Prophecy Forces
2013 Bold and Illogical Card Moves 11
Justin Higham Reverse IDF Prophecy Move
2013 Bold and Illogical Card Moves 51
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
2014 The EH Team 25
Bill Simon El Prophecy Move
2014 El Cardquistador 14
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
2014 Art Decko 56
Patrick G. Redford Storm Chaser Subtle Symmetry Control while having card selected, card is not turned over
Related toAlso published here 2014 Applesauce 60
Bill Simon The Prophecy Move
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 18
Bill Simon The Prophecy Move
2016 Tea Time With The Pasteboards 6
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
2017 Secrets 135
Harapan Ong Mark-a-Place Force
Inspired by 2018 Principia 34
Bill Simon Prophecy Move
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 49
Bill Simon Simon Prophecy Move in the hands
2018 Pure Imagination 166
Allan Ackerman Ultimate Gesture Cut as Prophecy Move light reft
2019 Card Theater 47
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 223
Patrick G. Redford Storm Chaser Subtle Symmetry Control
Also published here 2019 Sleightly Out Of Order 128
Steve Beam The S-B Whoops Control card control to certain position
Inspired by 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 17
Larry Jennings Simon’s Business Card Prophesy Displacement (Jennings Finesse)
Also published here
  • Castle Notebooks, 1965, p. 357
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 420
Roberto Mansilla, Mark Weston Splitz
  • Artifices
double backer is put in the center of the deck, the cards next to it are removed and the double backer split in two normal cards, the cards match the other two cards
Inspired by Feb. 2021 Genii (Vol. 84 No. 2) 52
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
July 2022 The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 7) 314