522 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Think a Card / limited Choice
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Unknown To tell one without confederacie what card the thinketh three cards on table, one thought of, divined by following gaze
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown Another Mode of Discovering a Card Thought of twenty-five cards, different dealing pattern
Modern Magic 55
Unknown A Card having been Secretly Thought of by one of the Audience, to place two Indifferent Cards upon the table, and to Change such one of them as the Audience may select into the Card thought of using psychological force
Modern Magic 111
Unknown To Force a Person to Think of a Particular Card from fan or during riffling with slight stop at step
Related to Tricks with Cards 12
Unknown A Card having been Thought of by one Spectator, to offer the Pack to another, and cause him to draw the same Card psychological force & out
Tricks with Cards 132
Unknown Der Triumph der Magie one of four cards, "is your card in this pile?"
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 60
William E. Robinson New Thought Card Sleights
  • First Method (fanning before the spectator's eyes)
  • Second Method (face-up classic force behind back)
  • Third Method (springing from hand to hand)
Related to New Era Card Tricks 34
Unknown Thought Reading Extraordinary thought of card at thought of number up to ten
Related to New Era Card Tricks 85
Unknown The Vanishing Of Thought Cards twenty-six double facers
New Era Card Tricks 143
Unknown Die aus dem Spiel verschwindenden Karten thought-of cards vanish, double facer deck with odd cards on one side and even on the other side
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 36
Unknown Die gedachte Karte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
cards quickly spread in front of the spectator, only force card shown clearly, think-a-card force
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 114
L'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs, spectator holds deck as it is riffled, non-index cards used here
Also published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 43
Hugo Schrader Das Erraten dreier gedachter Karten three people are shown two cards each, they should remember one of them, they's found, two divided picture cards and a Seven/Eight of Clubs
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 124
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Könige "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste V."
card thought of, three cards chosen from a chosen packet, another card quickly taken out of pocketed deck by spectator, assembly, three double facers
Related toAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 84
Unknown Methods for Determining a Card Thought Of A. By the Riffle
B. By Springing Flourish
C. By the Cut
D. By the Gaze
Related toVariations The Expert at the Card Table 165
S. W. Erdnase A Mind-Reading Trick one out of four, "did you see your card already" and fishing
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 194
Unknown Fourth Method - To discover a card mentally selected one of four, by following gaze
The Art of Magic 42
T. Nelson Downs The Mysterious Card "one of Mr. Downs' specialties", card thought of in spread of one fifth
The Art of Magic 126
L'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Art of Magic 77
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Vier Könige card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facers
Related toAlso published here Kartenkünste 69
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (Zweite Ausführung) card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card
Also published here Kartenkünste 82
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocket
Also published here Later Magic 573
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocket
Also published here Magical Titbits 19
Unknown To tell the Card thought of by arranging the Cards in a Circle Ace through Ten in a circle, on through of and after some counting divined
Modern Card Manipulation 96
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab
Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Ralph W. Hull Magic Touch Versus Mental Thought card and its position thought-of, divined and placed in pocket, Lazy Man's Card to Pocket
Related to More "Eye-Openers" 14
Theodore Annemann The Mind in Retrospect
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 16
Unknown Forcing Thought Principle - Several Methods of Forcing a Certain Card during riffle, springing, fanning
Mental Magic with Cards 8
Unknown Thought Card to Pocket several duplicates
Related to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Mental Spelling progressive spelling set-up
Mental Magic with Cards 17
John Scarne The Scarney Thought Card spelled "John Scarney"
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Henry Christ Climax! impromptu stooge with reverse fan
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 152
Unknown The Five Card Fan five cards pushed through deck until one remains
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 157
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Four Ace Trick spectator thinks of ace in pocket, then three aces found in pocket and indifferent cards on table
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 8
Unknown In His Pocket one of three cards thought of, performer puts all in pocket, removes two of them, right one remains
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Lu Brent Matching the Aces psychological force of one of the aces
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 31
Unknown Quadruple Spelling progressive set-up, four spectators
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Theodore Annemann Another Thought Spelling progressive set-up
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Jimmy Kater Improved Spelling Trick progressive set-up
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Unknown Think It - Spell It progressive set-up with eight cards
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Unknown Thought Card from Pocket one of five, deck is put in pocket and performer removes thought-of card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 33
Unknown Thought Spelling progressive set-up, three spectators
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 53
William Larsen Think of a Card one of about five, no outs given
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 93
Wimborough Upside Down mentally selected card of four turns over in deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 167
Unknown Another Impossibility one of ten, "is your card one of these?"
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 218
Theodore Annemann Think of a Card one of eighteen, card spelled out, short card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 65
U. F. Grant New Card Monte spectator think of one of two cards, double facer
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
Dai Vernon Card Divination from twenty-six-card stack, multiple out
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 224
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
Inspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Henry Christ Spell Me! thought-of card, progressive set-up
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 195
Theodore Annemann Composite Routine spectator remembers card and its position, performer places card in pocket, turns out to be selections, three phases with different methods
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 206
John Northern Hilliard J.N. Hilliard's Method thought-of speller, ten-card set-up
Greater Magic 317
Unknown Passing the Cards Before a Spectator
Greater Magic 334
Unknown The Fadeaway Cards plunger-pushing back forth a packet through deck until one remains
Also published here Greater Magic 243
Commander Slayton Spelling a Card merely Thought Of: Commander Slayton's Method
Variations Greater Magic 315
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin a. Effect thought-of card by one spectator is chosen by second spectator
Greater Magic 330
Unknown c. Effect stop trick with thought-of selection, two handlings
Greater Magic 334
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream four banks of twelve cards, fishing
Related to Greater Magic 346
Bert Allerton Mind Reading with the Finger Tips as Bert Gustafson, two thought-of-cards are removed behind back
Greater Magic 900
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream twelve cards repeated four times, fishing & multiple out for divination
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 298
Oscar Weigle Thought on the Line card thought amongst a group found over telephone
Do That Again! 27
Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up)
More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
E. Leslie May Magic versus Mentalism Addition thought-of card predicted, six out index
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 363
Alphonso Much Thought three thought-of cards found by spelling, two decks, progressive spelling set-up
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 367
Unknown Multi-Spelling Trick "The repeat Spelling of Mentally Selected Cards"
Variations Expert Card Technique 347
Charlie Miller Mental Selectivity five cards
Expert Card Technique 336
Dai Vernon Two-Six-Four one of a small spread
Variations Expert Card Technique 221
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverse, bluff spacing in fan
Related toVariations Expert Card Technique 344
Unknown Emergency Card Stabbing break, also for when the selection is known to be one of a few cards but not which one
Expert Card Technique 120
Charles Hopkins Think-a-Card thought-of card to pocket, ten-card set-up
Related to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 39
Sam Leo Horowitz The Diving Pasteboard one of four random cards is thought of, they're shuffled back, Three-spot locator used to locate selection
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 632
Dai Vernon Card of the Gods card thought of from top third, found with procedure and counting
Variations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 633
Louis Lam An Addition one of four thought-of, travels to pocket eventually, OOSOOM
Fast Ones 5
Martin Gardner Big Casino Count Down one of nine cards thought of, Ten-spot stabbed reversed in deck by performer, it locates selection
12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 13
Martin Gardner Six of Spades Count Down one of seventeen cards thought of, Six-spot stabbed reversed in deck by performer, it locates selection
12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 14
Unknown Diogenes' Card a card helps finding two thought-of cards (card and their position remember-procedure)
More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 27
Bert Allerton Magnetic Thought
Related toAlso published here More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 44
Al Baker The Finger Knows - And Tells one of five
Related toAlso published here Our Mysteries 9
Bob Hummer Double Thought two cards are located, edge marked deck with razor blade
Also published here Six More Hummers 7
Unknown Card in the Pocket one of ten
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 238
Unknown The Mystic Card Clock Dial chosen card is put in pocket
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 239
Unknown A Psychological Impossibility thought of card to pocket
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 205
Dai Vernon Addition and Subtraction one of fifteen cards and its position remembered, via calculation the card is found
Select Secrets 21
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue On the Gaze Selection Method see footnote, "secret of success" for one of Erdnase's methods
Inspired by Prepared Cards and Accessories 13
Frederick Braue Incredo Thought new dealing pattern
Tricks and Sleights 25
Bruce Elliott Buckram "Out" thought of card travels to book, as an out for the think of a card you see plot
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 198
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes Par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Theodore Annemann Composite Routine spectator remembers card and its position, performer places card in pocket, turns out to be selections, three phases with different methods
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 44
Jean Hugard Telepathy Plus one of five cards is selected
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 4) 70
Edward Marlo Think of a Card among five in spread
Tricks with Daub 10
Edward Marlo The Super Miracle daubing multiple cards
Tricks with Daub 11
Bob Hummer Thot-Ography spectator remembers card and its position from top ten cards, Klondike shuffle, marked key card with needle scratch, see Collected Secrets for more references
Also published here Thotography 1
Arthur H. Buckley Think of a Number Experiment No. 27 - spectator remembers card at thought of position
Card Control 184
Warren Wiersbe, Martin Gardner Think-A-Card - Wiersbe Version
Mental Cases With Cards 18
Unknown Reversed Fan to force a card, credited to Dunninger
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 414
J. B. Bobo Triple Thought spectator selects three cards and thinks of one of them, they're returned, performer finds thought-of card
Watch This One! 49
Bob Hummer Thoto (The World's Smallest Trick) one card location, cards marked with pin behind back
Also published here 3 Trix New Easy To Do 1
Unknown Thought Stealer progressive set up
Variations The Royal Road to Card Magic 23
Unknown Card in the Pocket from top stock
The Royal Road to Card Magic 90
Unknown A Future in Cards one of five
The Royal Road to Card Magic 227
Unknown Telepathy Plus one of five, simple
The Royal Road to Card Magic 21
Al Leech Turnover Divination
Related toVariations For Card Men Only 24
Ormond McGill Telepathic Card Selection finding one of five cards
Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 11
Bob Somerfeld Cornered! spectator in corner of the room with deck thinks of one card, card is divined, force
Pieces of Mind 12
Edward Marlo Magic Total:
Eight-Two Locator
Ace-Three-Five Locator
Three-Three-Three Loctaor
using some cards to count down to thought-of card, multiple out counting procedure, three methods
The Cardician 141
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist thought-of card is spelled to
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 276) 1103
R. M. Jamison Yogi Tells one from four, card is spelled to
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 278) 1113
Bill Simon Simon Eyes! one of three cards is thought of, selection ends up sandwiched between two reversed cards
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 278) 1110
Howard A. Adams Trilemma three phase routine
  • two mentally selected cards change places
  • two mentally selected cards end up in performer's pocket
  • five mentally selected cards are found
Variations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 280) 1118
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal
Related toAlso published here The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Dai Vernon The Challenge mind-reading presentation for transposition plot
Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 114
J. G. Reed J. G. R. Mental Force five times six cards repeating
The Cardiste (Issue 11) 13
Dai Vernon Simple Arithmetic one of thirteen, using the Two of Clubs
Related toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 9
Dai Vernon Think of an Ace
Variations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 13
Dai Vernon Thought Transposed two sets of four Aces with different backs, thought of Ace transposes
Variations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 16
Edward Marlo To Use in a Mental Effect how to control the block of which a card is thought of
The Multiple Shift 40
Maly Think a Card tip on restricting selection during fanning
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 39
Max Malini Think a Card Secret
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 39
Charlie Miller Multiple Think a Card
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 41
Edward Marlo Mental Bonus card thought of (one out of ten), deck shuffled and placed in pocket, card instantly removed by performer
Card to Wallet 30
Edward Marlo Mental Stab performer places spot card next to thought-of card
Related to Estimation 55
Edward Marlo Super Mental Stab thought-of card is always above a face up indicator
Estimation 57
Harry Lorayne In the Side Pocket spectator thinks of one of top ten cards, magician removes this card and pockets it, risky
Close-up Card Magic 78
Harry Lorayne Three Times and Out Three-spot as multiple out indicator card
Close-up Card Magic 109
Harry Lorayne Three for the Money Three-spot as multiple out indicator card
Variations Close-up Card Magic 106
Harry Lorayne Three Again Three-spot as multiple out indicator card, with real shuffles
Close-up Card Magic 108
Dai Vernon New Divination one of top twelve, card and position remembered
Early Vernon 60
Edward Marlo Mental Elimination one of four thought of, three discarded, remaining card placed on top is selection
Tilt! 8
Edward Marlo Rising Thought "First Effect", one of four cards thought of, all lost in deck, selection comes to top
Tilt! 9
Paul Marcus Think of a Card Koran deck with set of eleven, fishing over phone
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 371) 311
Edward Marlo Instant Reverse thought-of card (of about twelve) turns over, faro hide-out
Faro Controlled Miracles 60
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 5: Mental Eliminator one of thirteen memorized cards
Faro Controlled Miracles 16
Edward Marlo Faro Fan Constraint to apparently give a free choice to think of a card, but only half the cards are visible
Faro Controlled Miracles 23
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Ultra Mental ungaffed
Related to Faro Controlled Miracles 52
Edward Marlo Marlo's Handling Variation Brainweave
Related to Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite Brainweave
Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 58
Edward Marlo Marlo's Brainwave one of ten thought of, this is reversed and odd-backed, faro fan
Faro Controlled Miracles 63
Edward Marlo Physical and Mental performer places physical selection next to mental selection (one of twenty-six), two phases, half forcing deck, faro fan
Faro Controlled Miracles 68
Edward Marlo Easy Logical Procedure
Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Dai Vernon Mental Spell one of ten, multiple out, setup??
Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 41
Charlie Miller Card Tricks
Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 18
Paul Swinford Duo-Spell two thought-of cards, sixteen card set-up
Related to Faro Fantasy 30
Tony Kardyro The Fifty-Fifty Mental Selection one of two, three methods
Related to Expert Card Conjuring 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Pellet Index any card thought out of ten cards is predicted on pellet, featuring an index made from a playing card
Expert Card Conjuring 84
Edward Marlo Speller Presentation thought-of spelling with progressive set-up and optional prediction (billet index)
Expert Card Conjuring 86
Edward Marlo Five Card Mental or "I Have It" one of five
Expert Card Conjuring 107
Ken Krenzel Two-Part Invention see p. 236 for Marlo reference
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Non-Confusing Challenge" ("Marlo Writes Again", Ed Marlo, Ibidem #27)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 220
Bruce Cervon Think and it's Trapped one of two cards is thought of and appears in sandwich in deck, various versions:
  • First Version
  • Second Version
  • Third Version
  • Fourth Version (Pitfalls of Thought I)
  • Fifth Version (Pitfalls of Thought II)
Variations Expert Card Mysteries 109
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Spell four spectators spell down to mentally selected cards, stack, second method with bank of twenty-four duplicates (page 182)
Expert Card Mysteries 179
Aldini Cards to Pocket Thought of card vanishes from packet of four cards, travels to pocket
Roughingly Yours 36
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
Edward Marlo Try this Trio - Third of the Trio fishing amongst a restricted range
Related to Advanced Fingertip Control 93
Allan Ackerman Joker Sandwich thought of card in sandwich in deck
Inspired byVariations Magic Mafia Effects 6
Robert E. Neale More Lies thought card revealed with eight-card-packet as computer
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 384
Allan Ackerman, John Cornelius Change of Mind one of five, kicker
Variations The Esoterist 5
Karl Fulves 6-Card Mental Test one of six, off-beat method
The Book of Numbers 8
Edward Marlo Simple Mental Five card thought from five-card packet is divined
Expert Card Chicanery 36
Walter B. Gibson Three Card Mental Repeat three cards in pocket, two removed and bringing mentally selected card out at last, repeated
Related to The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 25) 121
Walter B. Gibson Triple Mental Repeat three cards in pocket, two removed and bringing mentally selected card out at last, repeated, duplicates
Related to The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 28) 137
Gerald Kosky Tele-Mental five cards on table, thought of card starts to move
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 35) 172
Unknown Stab-Mental thought of card is found
Million Dollar Card Secrets 75
Nick Conticello Seeing Through the Deck one of five
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 124
Earl Keyser 22-Card Faro Spelling Trick
Epilogue (Issue 16) 151
Edward Marlo Multiple Choice Triumph chosen card can be any one in upper half
The Shank Shuffle 57
Edward Marlo Impromptu Think Triumph applying Hull's "Mental Discernment" (one out of nine)
The Shank Shuffle 82
Al Baker The Finger Knows - And Tells one of five
Also published here The Living End 30
Jack Merlin Fadeaway Cards plunger-pushing back forth a packet through deck until one remains
Also published here The Living End 109
Karl Fulves 5-Card Reader five cards, packet handling of Hummer's "Mindreader's Dream"
Inspired by Notes From Underground 43
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 607
Joseph K. Schmidt The Card Thought Of spectator looks at card in spread (effectively one of three), it is reproduced from pocket
  • No-Palm Method
see also p. 648 for credit information
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 650
Jerry K. Hartman Teleapathy Reversed card at the beginning shown to be the thought of card impossibly, something like Mystery Card
Means & Ends 66
Jerry K. Hartman Thought Thrust Toothpick thrust into deck next to thought of card
Means & Ends 68
Jerry K. Hartman Hope For The Best Spectator thinks of highest card in the hand, then magician deals four of a kind
Means & Ends 80
Karl Fulves Wired Thot performer puts a paper clip on thought of ace
Related to Close-Up Mental Magic 28
Jeff Busby 2nd Thot spectator remembers card and its position from top ten cards, Klondike shuffle
Inspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 746
Roger Smith Mental Reverse Five five cards, spectator thinks of one, it is predicted on cardboard and has odd back
Related to Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 5
Roy Walton Kangaroo position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal, non-faro method
Inspired by Epilogue (Issue 24) 232
Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon The Ross Simplified 2-6-4
Inspired by Magic With Faucett Ross 209
Bob Farmer Hand O' Doom Triumph with thought-of card, card vanishes and travels into spectator's pocket to some other cards already there, cue card on card with a hand design on it
Also published here Hand O' Doom 1
Eddie Fields 5-Card Ad Infinitum Routine Divine thought of selection from five cards, three phases
The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 89
Nick Trost Kings and Blanks
Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 34
Paul Harris Think of a Card one of about twenty
VariationsAlso published here The Magic of Paul Harris 45
Edward Marlo Mental Power #2 card and position are thought of but named
Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 56
Edward Marlo Under a Spell spelling cards from a shuffled deck with think a card kicker
Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 43
Murray Bonfeld Sympathetic Perception five (mental) selections, deck shuffled and dealt into three piles, all selections end up in one pile
Faro Concepts 32
Allan Ackerman Double Reverse one card is thought of half the pack
Here's My Card 60
Allan Ackerman The Super Cut thought from hand spread
Here's My Card 53
Allan Ackerman Dropping A Card forcing "any" card in peek position, thought of touch
Here's My Card 57
Roy Walton Next one of three cards thought-of, it is stabbed to (or the stabbing card)
Inspired by
  • trick in "The Magic Book" (Fulves)
Related to
The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1174
Edward Marlo Direct Statement Mental Disclosure one of six
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 305
Ted Biet, Alex Elmsley Pres"sure" Location inferior handling
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 181
Unknown To tell one without confederacy what card he thinks of. one of three, Richard Kaufman's transcription of Reginald Scot's card section
Related to CardMagic 65
Philip T. Goldstein Territory spectator choses five cards and thinks of one of them
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 3) 654
Juan Tamariz Black Days seven black cards, selected one found, rest changes red
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 7) 705
Paul Harris The Acapulco Thinker of about fifteen cards, P.U.S.H. switch
Close-up Entertainer 143
Bob Ostin Relativity spectator divides his packet in red and black and in suits, performer locates selection
Inspired by
  • Stewart James' "The Problem of the Missing Clue" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 58, Nr. 10. 1978, P. 85.
The Talon (Issue 5) 58
Karl Fulves Scanner Count any four cards, one is agreed upon by three spectators, they all note position of the card in packet one by one, then it is divined
Related toVariations The Talon (Issue 5) 60
Edward Marlo A Tip for Mental Over Physical
Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 13
Edward Marlo Mental Over Physical spectator stops at thought-of card, four methods, ungaffed and duplicates
Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 209
Frank Garcia Three to One spectator thinks of an ace, either it is found or the other aces change to other cards
Exclusive Card Miracles 33
Kevin Davie Gaspers Galore thought of card is located, wrong card changes to selected one
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 4) 826
Roy Walton End Game Plus spectator puts four different sized groups of cards on the corresponding cards
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 7) 872
Walt Lees Even Break one of two,gambling presentation
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 7) 873
Bob Hummer Double Thought two cards are located, edge marked deck with razor blade
Also published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 18
Bob Hummer Thotograhy spectator remembers card and its position from top ten cards, Klondike shuffle, marked key card with needle scratch
VariationsAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 25
Bob Hummer Thoto one card location, cards marked with pin behind back
VariationsAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 36
Jeff Busby Thotography II
Inspired byRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 93
Karl Fulves The Peek at the Princess one of five in pack
Side Steal 56
Greg Otto Muffled one of nine cards is though of, it vanishes and reappears face up in packet
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 479
Edward Marlo Ma Bell Ringers Marlo's "Telephone Test" from Ibidem #11
three phases, over phone or in other room
The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 20
Danny Korem, Edward Marlo Korem Variation of Telephone Test based on Marlo's "Telephone Test" from Ibidem #11, four phases
Inspired by The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 22
David Britland Card of the Gods
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 4) 63
Ken Krenzel Spring Thought card is thought of during spring flourish
Best of Friends 221
Edward Marlo Blind Mentalism groups of cards are shown, then thought-of card named, faro, extension of Ibidem trick
Marlo without Tears 154
Edward Marlo Think-a-card Peek Force spectator thinks of a card while performer riffles through them, psychological force
Marlo's Plus Package 39
Charles (Chuck) Kohrs Brainstorm though of card predicted in bag, using cloth bag with cards printed on it, two handlings
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 243
Karl Fulves Girl Thots two spectators think of a card from a half-deck each, they're found in indirect way by removing a card and showing that the card is missing, two siamesa decks
Inspired by After Jordan 8
Karl Fulves The Further Adventures card from one half thought-of, shuffled into other half, selection reversed, kind of Brainweave with roughed deck, faro
Worknotes On Brainwave 116
Karl Fulves The Market In Futures four reds and four blacks, spectator thinks a black, it ends up being only black in red backed
Worknotes On Brainwave 117
Karl Fulves Electronic Brainwave a fingertip clip that monitors the spectator's heart rate is used to find out which Ace he is thinking of, $100 bet to get him going
Worknotes On Brainwave 118
Edward Marlo Mental Spell spelled to thought-of card card
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 242
Dai Vernon Diamond Mental ace - queen of diamonds is thought of and revealed, multiple out
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 122
Ken Krenzel Post Hoc Miracle thought from half the deck, a bit strange procedure, miscalling
Inspired by The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 106
John Aukes The Four Card Trick
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1200
Philip T. Goldstein Think a Card Restriction subtle
Thequal 2
Unknown Thot-Card Monte No. 81, one of three cards divined
More Self-Working Card Tricks 122
Philip T. Goldstein Out of Sorts thought-of card (from eight) found and named with back turned
Thequal 5
Stephen Tucker Scanner Card thought of from packet of eight cards, cards slowly eliminated until thought of card is left
Inspired byRelated to The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 22
Gene "Phantini" Grant, Sam Schwartz Psychorama No. 80, one of five cards thought of, single-no fishing
Related toVariations More Self-Working Card Tricks 121
Dai Vernon Mental Five one of five, using pressure fan hideout
Inspired by The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 25, 26 & 27) 243
Barrie Richardson Less Is More mixed with the gestalt of the 21 card trick
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1287
Unknown Lifesaver one of five (1937)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 29
Unknown Think of It! one out of five, travels to pocket (1937)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 17
Bert Allerton Magnetic Thought credit information
Related toAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 18
Frederick Braue Cardetection sixteen cards, some face-up some face-down, performer and spectator think of one, both found, eight double facers and eight double backers (1944)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 4
Frederick Braue One-in-Four makes use of "Slydini Ace Move"
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 19
Larry Jennings Double Think half pack, card reverse themselfes
The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 243
Pedro Pedro in Magic spectator thinks of a card, performer divines it and places is on his lap
Gimmick (Issue 3) 3
Steve Beam Jinxed with five piles, with indicator card
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 13) 213
Doug Edwards Double Thought Reading thought-of number and card are divined by performer, Ten-Ace set-up
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 11) 1424
Doug Edwards Son of DTR "Double Thought Reading", key cards
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 11) 1425
Jerry Sadowitz Out of Order OOSOOM
Inspired by Inspirations 57
Peter Duffie Home Computer three packets of ten cards, reverse faros
Inspirations 19
Bob Farmer Stacked Deck Version spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker hand
Related toVariationsAlso published here Tsunami 2
Bob Farmer Special Deck Version same effect, duplicates in deck
Also published here Tsunami 6
Bob Farmer Impromptu Version spectator shuffles deck and think of the highest of five random cards, performer places poker hand on table, it is a Royal Flush that contains thought-of card
VariationsAlso published here Tsunami 7
Bob Farmer You Can Lead a Gift Horse to Water But You Can't Look in its Mouth different way to end the previous tricks, with only the selection
Also published here Tsunami 11
Bob Farmer, Howard Lyons Five Card Versions "One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough"
spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no)
VariationsAlso published here Tsunami 12
Bob Farmer Impromptu Impromptu Version "One One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough Is Not Enough"
one of five cards
Also published here Tsunami 15
Max Maven Mesmeric Revelations: Quoting The Maven Semaphore suggestions
Inspired byAlso published here Tsunami 19
Frisbie Saunders Location by the Numbers counting thing, intersting
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 127
Bruce Cervon Visibility Zero OOS - OOM Variation
The Cervon File 171
Jerry K. Hartman Transmental sort of "Twisted Sisters" ungaffed
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 5) 1493
Dai Vernon Two-Six-Four Royale any court card
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 44
Edward Marlo The Mindreading Faro performer cuts to thought of card, using incomplete double faro condition, see also page 219
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 215
Edward Marlo Note on the Mind Reading Faro see The Mindreading Faro on page 215
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 219
Edward Marlo Spectator Cuts to a Thought spectator cuts at thought of card, one out of four
Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 173
Bruce Cervon Thought-of Card to Pocket one of thirteen
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 167
Edward Marlo Clipped Thought spectator thinks of an Ace and performer puts paper clip on correct Ace behind his back, three phases, plot suggested by Tom Wright, with variation and ESP suggestion
Also published here
  • The New Tops, June 1963
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 1
Edward Marlo "Mindreading Queen" Ace through Ten of Spades, spectator thinks of one, performer places a Queen next to thought-of value behind his back, repeats, with notes, six methods
Also published here
  • The New Tops, May 1964
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 67
Edward Marlo The Mental Sandwich spectator sandwiches and card, it turns out to be thought-of card from a group of five
Also published here
  • The New Tops, June 1964
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 73
Edward Marlo The Mental Four one of four cards thought of, performer reverses one, it's the right one, repeated
Related to
  • The Linking Ring, Sep. 1963, p. 65
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 227
Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Spelling progressive set up
The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 xvii
Dr. Jacob Daley Interlocking Setup ten cards
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 187
Jerry Sadowitz Pre-determined Estimation using five-card-packet, the spectator cuts only in two possible places, following three routines are using it
Related toAlso published here Cards on the Table 84
Brother John Hamman Sealed-Room Mystery thought-of card into sealed envelope, thought of with strange procedure ("opposite suit and opposite sex...")
Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 61
Brother John Hamman Opposite Pockets chosen and thought-of card are named, no-touch, weird thought-of procedure, partial stack
Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 75
Brother John Hamman Magic Box four thought-of cards (one of each suit) appear in card case
Variations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 77
Brother John Hamman Four-Pocket Mirror performer removes mates of four thought of cards (verbally restricted) after they are removed by spectators
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 79
Edward Marlo Invisible Thought Transfer card thought of from ten-card packet vanishes, reappears in odd-backed deck, partial roughing, three methods
So Soon? 36
Edward Marlo Invisible Face Transfer five double backed cards shown, one of five other cards thought of, face transfers to one of the double backers
So Soon? 41
Roger Crosthwaite Faro Follow-Ups one out of four, kicker four-of-a-kind production, Si Stebbins & faros
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 12) 1999
Juan Tamariz Black Days seven black cards, selected one found, rest changes red
Related toVariations Sonata 109
Bob King The Faro Knows one from twenty-six, interesting
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 10) 1847
Ken Krenzel Reversed Decision performer turns over card thought of by spectator
Close-up Impact! 82
Bob King Direct Thought spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, without faro
Related toVariations More Magician Foolers 16
Simon Aronson Simon-Eyes two cards thought of with counting procedure, both cards divined with "No No's Fishing"
  • Reality
  • The Problem
  • No No's Fishing
  • The Simon-Eyes Arrangement
  • The Selection Procedure
  • Fishing in the Simon-Eyes Pack
  • Fishing for the Values
  • Fishing for the Suits
  • The Faro Restacking Simon-Eyes Pack
Related toVariations The Aronson Approach 123
Jon Racherbaumer Figures versus Prefiguration sixteen cards, odd-backed card as climax
Inspired by Cardfixes 68
Alex Elmsley A Double Prediction two cards, progressive spelling set-up, one-ahead, sixteenth card principle
Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 311
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal
Related toAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 314
Alex Elmsley Mathematics and Mentalism clever presentation comparing mathematical methods with real mindreading, reverse faro
Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 378
John Bannon Outer Limits spectator cuts off half the deck and thinks of any number card, fishing
Related toVariations Smoke and Mirrors 51
Edward Marlo Think Theory spectator cuts at thought-of card, one out of two or four
Related to The Olram File (Issue 9) 11
Richard Vollmer Talk To Me eight card Packet
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 2) 2031
Gary Plants No Way Out thought of card is located
The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 2) 1
Bob Farmer Overcon two cards thought of from fanned deck and then divined
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 19
Frederick Braue The Card You Took eight cards, progressive spelling, using Braue Memorized Deck
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 3