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Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see name index for attribution
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 4
Theodore Annemann Telepathy Plus written question and name are divined ends with a picture duplication
Related to Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 13
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Psychic Writing appearing writing on paper card answers question
Related toVariations Mental Bargain Effects 4
Theodore Annemann Triple Coercion color, card and number are named and predicted, only number free choice, nail writer
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 123
Theodore Annemann On the Wire random person phoned, name divined
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 137
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tear
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 165
Dai Vernon The Five Card Mental Force
Related toVariationsAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 30
Theodore Annemann Wired Thought any person is phoned and asked to name a card, predicted by performer, index
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 201
Norman Ashworth Before your Eyes message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 203
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writing
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 249
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writer
Related to You'd be Surprised 20
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown The Three of Clubs card on table turns out to be any card named, different switches
Related toVariations Greater Magic 327
Robert Parrish Synchronism performer removes a card openly from blue deck, despite free choice spectator selects same from red deck, forcing deck and interesting deck switches
Variations Do That Again! 32
L. Vosburgh Lyons Graphology spectators write on paper cards, performer assigns them correctly, pseudo-psychometry
Related toAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 74) 493
Dr. Jacob Daley Two Cards in Fear two spectators stab two knives in deck wrapped in newspaper
Related toVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 543
Theodore Annemann Weird Wire medium phoned and tells one out of five designs, selected cards and word
Variations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 89) 558
Sid Lorraine Idea of 40,000 Words dictionary test, whole in book
Related toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 131) 751
Stewart James Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 766
Otis Manning The Ghost of a Chance billet switching box, Q&A
Related toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 137) 781
Al Baker The Finger Knows - And Tells one of five
Related toAlso published here Our Mysteries 9
Shaman Cagliostro's Spectacles spectator puts on special glasses when the cards are spread in front of him, he names all of the selections
Inspired by
  • an idea of DeLands, credit reference on page 191
Related toVariations
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 185
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they match
Also published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 13
Paul Curry Out Of This Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a book
Related toAlso published here Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 20
Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number force
Related toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 313
Jerry Sorensen No Swami in envelope, slit
Variations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 93) 377
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methods
Related toAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 108) 433
Billy McComb William's Hot Book flames from a book
Related to The First Book of William 32
Robert Fairthorne The Malkin voodoo effect, two paper dolls are rolled up and pinched with a needle, at the same places
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 130) 521
George Blake Time Will Tell with Full Hunter Pocket Watch, gaffed
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 144) 578
Dai Vernon Mental Card Miracle card is put in pocket
Related toVariations Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 80
George B. Anderson Getting the Impression questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Variations It Must Be Mindreading 15
Bob Somerfeld Centear movie presentation, ruse for tearing the paper
Related to Mind Reader's Digest 6
Bob Somerfeld, Ted Messenger That's the Spirit name is predicted and writing appears
Inspired by
  • Ted Messenger's "Fourth Dimensional Enterprise" in "Coven"
Variations
Mind Reader's Digest 12
Hen Fetsch Simulacrum spectator pushes needle through doll, performer knows where, voodoo
Related to The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 236) 942
Hen Fetsch Date Man Duplication day on calendar sheet is encircled, divination
Variations The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 238) 952
Ray Hyman Concepts Never Die center tear handling
Variations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 266) 1062
Stewart Judah, Max Malini The Divertisements of Stewart Judah
  • Variation of Mutus Nomen
  • on flesh color point for gimmicks (Malini anecdote)
  • on the Paper Snapper
  • Cigar Vanish
  • Malini's Adhering Cigar
Related toVariations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 319) 82
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methods
Related toAlso published here The Best in Magic 203
Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force
Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 162
Tony Corinda (14) The Prophesy card is selected and predicted in a letter
Variations Predictions 119
Tony Corinda (7) Corinda's "Money Box" coins in box are removed, performer names amount and dates on the coins, electronic version
Related toVariations Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 150
Tony Corinda, Al Koran Centre Tear (One Hand Variation)
Related to Billets 171
Tony Corinda, Theodore Annemann The Crossword Puzzle page marked with big X, word in center memorized and page torn
Related to Book Tests 211
Tony Corinda, Robert Harbin Ultra-Modern Mentalism prediction of a word, with tape recorder and assistant
Related to Book Tests 215
Unknown The Red Card Prediction ten cards, selected one is different to the other
Related toAlso published here Card Tricks 326
Loel Nelson Spirit Kisses spectators feel kisses in the dark
Variations More Miracles in Mentalism 20
Rupert Gilbert Precognition sixteen designs on a board, number is chosen and selected design has already been predicted
Related to Magic of the Mind 86
Thomas Alan Waters Subliminal Imagery with Ishihara color plates, spectator sees a correct number where he cannot see one
Also published here The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 355) 247
Thomas Alan Waters Addenda to "Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded
Inspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 360) 269
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Thomas Alan Waters Mathematically Inclined ten digits used for longer calculation, result instantly seen by performer, for credit discussion see reference
Related toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 54
Karl Fulves Little Albert any word from any book, written in red on business card, then named word in blue on other business card, they match
Inspired byRelated to
  • p. 76 for title explanation
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 63
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Harry Lorayne, Thomas Alan Waters The Card Pyramid mathematical layout of spot cards, end result is predicted, for Waters credit see reference
Related to Deck-Sterity 45
Bruce Cervon Triangle Card Trick card version, final value predicted
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 88
Alan Brown Future Ghost cards thought-of and not removed from deck, one-way faces or edge-marks or one-way crimp, see also p. 373 and p. 684
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 357
James G. Thompson Jr. Jet Thought one of five cities predicted in envelope (with index)
VariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 497
Tony Shiels The Man Who Was Not There polaroid picture of performer is sent by mail, performer vanishes on photograph
Inspired by
  • George Arrowsmith's "Remote Control Vanish"
Variations
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 86) 427
Thomas Alan Waters Mentalism - The Approach is Personal
  • The Approach to Mentalism Varies
  • Why Hire You?
  • Be Sure you Know More than the Audience
  • What About the Miracle Man?
  • Ancient Wisdom
  • An Adult form of Entertainment
  • Don't Worry About being Scoffed At
  • Justify Your Own Approach
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 89) 445
Paul Curry Cider! with extra card (double jonah)
Related toVariationsAlso published here Paul Curry Presents 28
Stephen Minch Towering Prediction cards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from a tape recorder
Related toAlso published here The Book of Thoth 31
Stephen Minch Fortunes of a Wise Fool based on an idea by Ed Mellon, matrix force
Related toVariations The Book of Thoth 41
Thomas Alan Waters Some Notes on the Use of Billets - Part 1
  • Hidden I See
  • The Unnatural Fold
  • The Switch
  • Materials
  • Accessories
  • Using the Notebook
  • The Untorn Center
  • Area of Writing
  • The Fold
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 93) 465
Thomas Alan Waters Some Notes on the Use of Billets - Part 2
  • The Tear
  • The Third Finger Provides the Pressure
  • Close-Up Routine No. One
  • 'Transmitter and Receiver'
  • Close-Up Routine No. Two
  • Addenda
  • For Office Workers
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 95) 475
Thomas Alan Waters Check Mate two decks, card turned over also card next to reversed card is the same as in second deck
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 96) 479
Thomas Alan Waters Library Card impromptu, business card in book for riffle force
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 106) 529
Karl Fulves Automatic Poker No. 15, spectator selects five cards from ten-card packet, hand predicted, performer is left with winning hand
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Self-Working Card Tricks 26
Thomas Alan Waters Secrets of a Horoscope Worker
  • The Pitch
  • The Setup
  • The Question Slip
  • The Reading
  • Using the Information
  • Private Readings
  • Telephone Work
  • Financial Rewards
  • Immoral Or...?
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 167) 835
Thomas Alan Waters Beyond Chance spectator's question on business card changes into answer, in nest of envelopes
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 168) 839
Philip T. Goldstein Four-sided Triangle card is thought of before the show, it matches prediction and selection of a second spectator
Variations The Red Book of Mentalism 5
Thomas Alan Waters Fortunetelling is Serious Business
  • A Serious Business
  • There are Exceptions
  • A Word About 'Gag' Fortunetelling
  • An Example
  • A Sense of Responsibility
  • Reader and Subject
  • Not Show Business
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 183) 915
Thomas Alan Waters Readings for Readers - The Fortuneteller's Bookshelf
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 191) 955
Philip T. Goldstein Contrasting Prediction red/blue double backer
Related to Notions 5
Al Mann The Improvisitor impromptu version of Baker's center tear, in depth explanation
Related to The Apodosis 7
Thomas Alan Waters O.T.L Option out to lunch as two-way prediction
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 203) 1012
Thomas Alan Waters Numerology Card in Wallet prediction in envelope, in wallet, nine-force, version of Al Koran's "Five-Star Miracle Card"
Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 205) 1023
Robert Siepielski Card in Wallet prediction of chosen card, multiple out in wallet, linguistic
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 213) 1063
Thomas Alan Waters Introduction on uniqueness in presentation
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 3
Thomas Alan Waters Box Office box with amulets on a tray, one is removed and under the tray but in the box is a prediction with the right choice
Related toVariations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 5
Thomas Alan Waters Tryptrych spectator puts an object in the left and one in the right pocket, one remains on the table and performer names the locations of the three objects, gimmick
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 9
Thomas Alan Waters On the Button three objects in different pockets, location is revealed, gimmick
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 12
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight I with Himber Wallet
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 16
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight II with I.D. Case model of Himber Wallet
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 18
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 20
Thomas Alan Waters Burning Questions II questions are written on paper and put into envelopes, after the questions have been answered the envelopes are burnt in a bowl
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 22
Thomas Alan Waters Clippoline Albert Spackman's "Clip Line" meets Clippo
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 25
Thomas Alan Waters Unknown Power tape cassette with headline prediction on
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 28
Thomas Alan Waters Synchroincidence two decks, same card is selected, red/blue
Inspired byRelated toVariations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 31
Thomas Alan Waters Vespers one of five ESP cards is put in spectators pocket and divined
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 34
Thomas Alan Waters, Stanley Collins Framedown ideas on the Stanley Collins "Color Counting Frame"
Related to
  • Stanley Collins' "Deceptive Conceptions in Magic" p. 63.
  • Rupert Gilbert's "Precognition" in "The Gen", Vol.7, Nr. 1, 1951
  • Louis Histed's "Arabian Prediction in "Abra" Vol. 37, Nr. 959, 1964
  • Precognition (Rupert Gilbert, 1960)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 37
Thomas Alan Waters The Psychic Coercion of the Interrupted Schoolboy slate in envelope, first the name of a card appears then a number, flap, Mental Masterpiece gimmick, chalk band-writer
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 41
Thomas Alan Waters Cross Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 46
Larry Becker Symbolic cards with names of objects, one is selected by 9 force
Inspired by The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 23
Thomas Alan Waters Star-Crossed prediction of ESP card, with box
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 237) 1181
Thomas Alan Waters (reviewer) "Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism, Volume Two" - An Historical Perspective by Larry Becker
Review by Goldstein and Waters, missing credits of Becker book
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 237) 1185
Bob Hummer Hummer's Magic Carpet divination of a four letter word from a list, with handkerchief and alphabet cards
Related to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 25
Karl Fulves Mathematical 3-Card Monte
Variations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 59
Thomas Alan Waters Selectrick typewriter rings bell on command
Also published here The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 263) 1312
Thomas Alan Waters Introduction on three phase predictions
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 49
Thomas Alan Waters Tridex
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 53
Thomas Alan Waters Booka triple prediction, three words from the same book, gaffed
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 54
Thomas Alan Waters More on the Classic Triple Prediction
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 55
Thomas Alan Waters Triposte page from a side-bound spiral notebook is torn in three pieces, triple prediction
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 59
Thomas Alan Waters O.T.L. Omega with initialed index cards, out to lunch and flap, triple prediction
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 63
Thomas Alan Waters Cross Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus) 68
Thomas Alan Waters Trionic three phases
  • card is seen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
  • card is unseen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
  • prediction of a selected card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 71
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 86
Thomas Alan Waters Omnimancy essay on fortunetelling, Q&A, cold reading
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 89
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is given
Related to
  • T. A. Waters in "Genii" Vol. 28, No. 1, 1963
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 99
Thomas Alan Waters LeNormand's Legacy II question is written on a blank tarot card, card lost in the deck and a reading is given, different handling
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 101
Thomas Alan Waters MuTarot Mutus Nomen with tarot cards, start for a reading with several people
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 103
Thomas Alan Waters MuTwo ten spectators write initials and a word on half of a business card, Mutus Nomen, start for a reading
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 106
Thomas Alan Waters IndexRay spectator writes word and initials on folded card, start for a reading
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 108
Thomas Alan Waters Palmystic muscle reading technique, hidden as palmistry
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 110
Thomas Alan Waters Coda on fortunetelling, cold reading and mentalism
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 112
Thomas Alan Waters Suggested Reading general publications suggested for fortunetellers
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 113
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 114
Thomas Alan Waters Psychometry on psychometry and presenting mentalism
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 117
Thomas Alan Waters Presentation essay on presentation for psychometry
  • Selling the Psychometry Effect
  • Performance Situations - Good and Bad
  • How Many Items?
  • Single Object Readings
  • Concealed Items (Unknown Objects, Known Objects)
  • Blindfolds
  • Locating the Participants
  • The Psychometry Act
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 121
Thomas Alan Waters General Technique
  • Object-Reading (Deduction & Observation)
  • Object-Linking (Marking Systems)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 131
Thomas Alan Waters Eraser's Edge method to mark an envelope
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 137
Thomas Alan Waters Stampede method to mark an envelope
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 137
Thomas Alan Waters Post Facto method to mark an envelope
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 137
Thomas Alan Waters Cornered method to mark an envelope
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 137
Thomas Alan Waters Branded method to distinguish different envelopes
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 137
Thomas Alan Waters Printsiple objects are wrapped in pieces of newspaper
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 138
Thomas Alan Waters Seequence objects wrapped in paper and scotch tape
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 138
Thomas Alan Waters PsychomeTryst card is put in envelope as well, system to relate the envelopes to the owner
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 138
Thomas Alan Waters Bagatelle special bag to distinguish form, shape and object without opening it
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 140
Thomas Alan Waters Tray Chic objects are collected on a tray, performer is blindfolded
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 141
Thomas Alan Waters Quantum with business cards and the Quantimental stand
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 141
Thomas Alan Waters Subsidiary Technique
  • Locating the Participants
  • The Last Two Items
  • Clipboard Readings
  • Combinations with other Effects
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 143
Thomas Alan Waters Ringkle combining Psychometry and Ring Flight, other ideas what could happen with the objects
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 146
Thomas Alan Waters Miscellaneous Notes
  • With A Medium
  • In The Dark (in a Seance)
  • Trayce (method to see in the dark)
  • GiveAway Collecting Box (by Edmund Rowland)
  • Contact Mindreading)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 147
Thomas Alan Waters Afterword
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 149
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 150
Thomas Alan Waters Scrypt on Billet Technique and Maurice Fogel
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 153
Thomas Alan Waters Switches
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 157
Thomas Alan Waters Hand to Hand No. 1 with a paper clip
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 157
Thomas Alan Waters Hand to Hand No. 2 with a paper clip
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 158
Thomas Alan Waters Pad Switches billet switches with the aid of a pad
  • The Takeaway
  • The Tearaway
  • The Flipaway
  • Bill-ette
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 158
Thomas Alan Waters Mechanical Switches
  • Padded (with Wax)
  • Flipover Wallets
Related to
  • C. L. Boarde's "Mainly Mental: Vol. One"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 160
Thomas Alan Waters Steals
  • Annemann's steal from a cup
  • Jack Yates' steal from a cup with a paper clip and a magnet
  • Annemann's steal from an envelope with a thumb tip
  • other ideas by T. A. Waters
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 163
Thomas Alan Waters Center-Tear analysis and handling
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 166
Thomas Alan Waters, Jack Avis The Occultear secretly tearing the center
  • Writing Materials
  • The Area of Writings
  • The Fold
  • The Tear
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 171
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 1 (Close-Up) q&a for one person
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 174
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 2 (Close-Up) handling variation
Related to
  • C. L. Boarde's "Question and Answer, Variation C" in "Mainly Mental, Vol. One" p.78
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 175
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine answer appears on slate, Double-Locking Addition Slate
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 176
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 3 (Stage) with a bulldog clip
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 177
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine (With Dobrin Slate) flap to hide center
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 178
Thomas Alan Waters Triton a red, white, and blue billet are in a bulldog clip, which select a category each, aspectator selects one of three categories and choses a word from that category, which he writes down, the word is predicted on one of the three billets
Inspired by
  • Jack Avis' "Chronokinesis" in Peter Warlock's "Pentagram", Vol. 8, No. 4. P. 25.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 178
Thomas Alan Waters Concluding Remarks
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 179
Thomas Alan Waters The Double Routine different routines, based on the same handling, on indexes and pocket writing
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 180
Thomas Alan Waters No. 1: Great Minds Still Think Alike spectator writes a number on a piece of paper, performer writes the same down
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 181
Thomas Alan Waters No. 2: On the Wired Thought random person phoned, name divined and the person names a year which is divined too, combination of two Annemann effects
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 3: The Prediction Reading for one person, stock answer index to basic questions
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 4: Card Reading card prediction, with tarot or playing cards, in context of a reading
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 5: Name Coincidence both write down the same name
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 184
Thomas Alan Waters Additional Notes variations and ideas on the switch, pocket writing and indexes
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 184
Thomas Alan Waters Geometear two objects are written on two pieces of paper, one is selected and the word divined
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 184
Thomas Alan Waters Trinkle birthday and zodiac are written on paper and divined
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 186
Thomas Alan Waters Afterword
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 189
Thomas Alan Waters Addendum on Maurice Fogel and mentalism
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 189
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 192
Basil Horwitz The Challenge Book Test spectator takes any book and choses any word, which he writes on a blank card, word is divined
Related to The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz 9
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Test spectator try to divine number, prediction states who is closer to the number and how far off
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 293) 1461
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Deckalogue by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 1) 21
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Grymwyr by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 1) 22
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Octasm by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 1) 24
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Book Test by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 2) 93
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Newspaper Test by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 2) 94
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Symbol Test by Thomas Alan Waters Epoptica (Issue 2) 95
Philip T. Goldstein, Thomas Alan Waters Nomen Omen Mutus Nomen using Tarot cards
Related to Silentwe 3
Thomas Alan Waters Deckalogue on playing cards in mentalism
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 195
Thomas Alan Waters Clubble stopped at and thought of card are found
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 197
Thomas Alan Waters Daisection thought of card is put in pocket, inspired by Vernon
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 200
Thomas Alan Waters Talismanacle spectator selects a card, presentation with ring or amulet which is able to pick ab vibrations from the card
  • Variation One: Memorized Deck
  • Variation Two: Stripper Pack
  • Variation Two-and-a-Half: Stripper Pack
  • Variation Three: Stripper Pack
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 203
Thomas Alan Waters Decideal outcome is predicted
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 206
Thomas Alan Waters Imposition assistant does not have to know the stack
Inspired by
  • Spaulding's "Audience Rapport" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 22, No. 7. P.21.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 209
Thomas Alan Waters Hoydle spectator remove their cards later from the deck
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 212
Thomas Alan Waters Automaticard spectator turns a card over behind his back, a second spectator is blindfolded and by automatic writing on a slate divines the card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 214
Thomas Alan Waters Twinkey named card is shuffled face up in the deck, same card is reversed in second pack and the card above the reversed card is the same as well as in the shuffled pack
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 216
Thomas Alan Waters Tetrance prediction in envelope in wallet
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 218
Thomas Alan Waters Coincideck two decks, three cards from one deck are put face up at random places into other deck, next to the same cards
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 220
Thomas Alan Waters Insight Straight performer takes one card out and puts a poker chip on it, then sixteen cards are laid out in a matrix and a spectator can put four chips on cards, those four cards added to the card put away earlier form a straight Ten-Ace
Inspired by
  • Larry Becker's "The Little Black Book" in "Mentalism for Magicians"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 222
Thomas Alan Waters Matrix Number Force with cards
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 223
Thomas Alan Waters Seller's Markcut prediction in index card is in a window envelope, spectator selects a card which comes in the envelope too, then the deck is shuffled and cut and the performer names a card, he puts the envelope somewhere in the deck, under it is the named card and the prediction inside matches the card chosen earlier
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 226
Thomas Alan Waters Envelope Card Switch
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 227
Thomas Alan Waters, Bill Murata Waikikut spectator cuts third on table, next third face up on it and the rest on top, spectator decides which cards performer has to divine, face up card or two face down cards, Bill Murata's Waikiki Location
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 231
Thomas Alan Waters Narrowzarrow simplifying the shuffle with narrow short cards
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 232
Thomas Alan Waters Outstrip envelope, two-way out, holding card back by stripper principle
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 232
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 236
Thomas Alan Waters Grymwyr on bizarre magick
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 238
Thomas Alan Waters SOREcery blister appears on thought of finger
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 245
Thomas Alan Waters Pinance doll drawn on paper is pinched by a needle performer divines where
Inspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 247
Thomas Alan Waters Billet Switch on Needle
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 248
Thomas Alan Waters Elementeerie the four elements are written on a slate by spectator and the slate put in an envelope, three elements are chosen and found to be crossed out on the slate, clear flap
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 251
Thomas Alan Waters Pastell past life presentation for a Swami Test, no method
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 254
Thomas Alan Waters (P)ocean amulet in water bottle with names held behind, sinks and rests in front of the dead name
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 257
Thomas Alan Waters Alexicon name of named dead person appears on card, four ABC cards, spelling "DEAD"
Inspired by
  • Alex Elmsley's "What Card?"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 260
Thomas Alan Waters Hallowgram name of dead celebrity appears on one of four ABC cards, one side of the cards spells "DEAD" the other "NAME"
Inspired by
  • Alex Elmsley's "What Card?"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 263
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaxis medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectator
Inspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 265
Thomas Alan Waters Mailefactor postcard with picture of the performer is sent to spectator, when he receives the card, the picture is gone
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 269
Thomas Alan Waters Amorte sitter in seance feels as getting a kiss
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 272
Thomas Alan Waters Pointalism a knife is stabbed in tarot book and one in a tarot deck, page describes card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 274
Thomas Alan Waters Tarotate a knife is stabbed in tarot book and suspended by two fingers of two spectators, tarot deck is dealt and on some point the book and knife turn, the deal is stopped and the card matches the tarot card described in the book
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 277
Thomas Alan Waters Quintasense some tarot cards are selected via the matrix force, reading, written on paper matches the selected cards
Inspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 279
Thomas Alan Waters Chronomadic "impromptu" seance at staged party, picture transforms and guest vanishes
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 282
Thomas Alan Waters Keystome book with lock
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 287
Thomas Alan Waters Chromantic with different colored talismans, to find out what question sitter has
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 287
Thomas Alan Waters Candelabra Quantimental stand with candles
Related to
  • Eric Lewis' "Whosgotwot Plus One" in "The Crowning Miracles" p. 203
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 288
Thomas Alan Waters Shelfish book switch in shelf
Related to
  • J. F. Orrin in "Magic Wand" No. 195. 1942. P.145.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 288
Thomas Alan Waters Backhand switching an object behind a cloth, fake third hand
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 289
Thomas Alan Waters Pentally on stacking Tarot cards
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 290
Thomas Alan Waters Demon Key demon appears in the dark, monkey
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 290
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-References
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 292
Thomas Alan Waters Octasm on mentalism
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 292
Thomas Alan Waters Tapinage ten cassettes with different songs, selected one is predicted
Inspired by
  • Joseph M. White's "Tape Transmission" in "Magic Sounds" No. 33
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 297
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"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 300
Thomas Alan Waters Doublet two predictions, one in an envelope a less free prediction outside of it, here for cards
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 303
Thomas Alan Waters Optionail three spectator's count their change, name and amount of the one who has the most is predicted, other applications of the principle
Inspired by
  • Sam Dalal's "Magical Musings" in "Swami" Vol. 3, No. 30.
Variations
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 306
Thomas Alan Waters, Sam Dalal, James G. Thompson Jr. Indiair method for two-phase prediction, window envelope
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 309
Thomas Alan Waters Blackard fair single card prediction, in glass in front of the blackboard
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 311
Thomas Alan Waters Spyhole mask prediction / revelation, word on a card is chosen and prediction is another card with holes on it, when held on a text it reveals the chosen word
Variations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 313
Thomas Alan Waters Indivasion envelope for two outs
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 317
Thomas Alan Waters Outlander
Inspired by
  • Gene Grant's "Phantini's Mental Key" p. 22.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 319
Thomas Alan Waters Choption cards with words, selection is predicted, Velleda principle
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 321
Thomas Alan Waters Wheelie forcing a number with a roulette wheel
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 324
Thomas Alan Waters Flipout prepared Himber Wallet for prediction and as a peek wallet
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 327
Thomas Alan Waters Selectrick typewriter rings bell on command
Also published here Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 330
Thomas Alan Waters Revelleda spectator writes a word on a board with a Velleda pen, the word is then erased and divined by the performer
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 332
Thomas Alan Waters Thinky seven glass vials in envelopes, spectator finds the one filled with ink
Inspired by
  • Orville Meyer's "Think Ink" in "Magic in the Modern Manner"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 334
Thomas Alan Waters, Philip T. Goldstein Anagramarye selected word from a text is divined, with ABC cards
Inspired by
  • Sam Schwartz' "Anagramatic" in "Linking Ring", Vol. 43, No.1. 1963
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 336
Thomas Alan Waters Keynow combination of Koran's "Gold Medallion" and "Flying Ring", message on key
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 342
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 347
Al Mann The Clip Line variation on Albert Spackman's "Clip Line"
Inspired byRelated toVariations Six Columns 20
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaccent medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectator
Also published here The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 300) 1498
Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 1: The Book Test
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 351
Thomas Alan Waters Riffle No. 1
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 353
Thomas Alan Waters Riffle No. 2 (Impromptu) playing card is put in book by spectator, words are predicted
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 359
Thomas Alan Waters Riffledex selected word from a book is predicted in envelope, spectator can change his mind
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 362
Thomas Alan Waters, Richard Himber Peekquivalent spectator hold envelope with prediction, synonyms
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 367
Thomas Alan Waters, James G. Thompson Jr. Jato word from book is predicted in envelope
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 370
Thomas Alan Waters, Tony Corinda, Tom Sellers Dubbook x is marked somewhere in the book, then a page is torn and again a x drawn on it, two words are divined, one by telepathy and one by clairvoyance
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 373
Thomas Alan Waters Miscellanea book test ideas
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 376
Thomas Alan Waters SideSidAl combination of Lorraine's and Baker's book tests
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 376
Thomas Alan Waters Final Notes general notes on book tests
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 378
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 380
Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test torn newspaper, prediction of words, general comments
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test) 383
Thomas Alan Waters Duplicities prediction on slate, several methods to add duplicate force pieces and switching pieces
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test) 385
Thomas Alan Waters, Edmund Rowland, Fred Lowe, Robert Harbin X-Positions page is torn in sixteen parts and a piece selected, analysis , ideas on headline predictions
Related to
  • Edmund Rowland in Warlock's "Pentagram" Vol, 7. No.2. P. 11.
  • Fred Lowe in "New Pentagram" Vol. 4, No. 1. P.1.
  • Robert Harbin in "Abra" Vol.7, No. 181. P. 387.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test) 392
Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 407
Thomas Alan Waters Parity two cards divined, symbol cards / picture cards
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 409
Thomas Alan Waters Grayven 32 design cards, divination, sound reading and gray code
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 413
Thomas Alan Waters Graydation cards with pictures and words are selected and divined
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 416
Thomas Alan Waters Grayce spectator selects one picture card, which is divined later
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 418
Thomas Alan Waters, Bob Hummer Grayze divination of a card, five cards on the table, covered with a handkerchief
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 420
Thomas Alan Waters Trisonic design cards, three are divined
Inspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 424
Thomas Alan Waters Pairception symbol chart with 25 designs, designs are selected and divined
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 427
Thomas Alan Waters Chartruse divination, symbol chart is folded
Inspired by
  • Tom Sellers' "Silent Thought Reading" in "The Gen" Vol.11, No.2. P.52.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 430
Thomas Alan Waters On the Color-Counting Frame color forcing chart based on Stanley Collins and Ernest Noakes color-counting frame
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 435
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 437
Thomas Alan Waters Psychl
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 481
Thomas Alan Waters Tricessive one behind triple prediction, ESP Symbol, vowels and one of five cards
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 483
Thomas Alan Waters Namewave
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 487
Thomas Alan Waters Janussum two person write down a number, sum prediction on a slate (Rashomon Principle)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 489
Thomas Alan Waters Alpharoah word prediction with ABC cards, two variations
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 491
Thomas Alan Waters Trancescript approach to Q&A
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 493
Thomas Alan Waters Handbook five ESP cards are insert in a book, performer is blindfolded and five spectator select a card each and put them in the pocket, all cards are divined
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 496
Thomas Alan Waters Windecks card is selected and number written on it, in a second deck the card is found reversed and the number is written on it
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 499
Thomas Alan Waters Hexchange inside pocket
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 501
Thomas Alan Waters 4ce with cards and boxes
Related to
  • George P. Sanderson's "The Feminine Influence" in "Right Under Their Noses"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 504
Thomas Alan Waters Psychographitti four routines where writings or pictures appear on alphabet cards
  • Cardworm
  • Meow
  • Velleda Baby
  • Blast-Off
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 507
Thomas Alan Waters Symbo-Chart off beat revelation of a chosen ESP sign, 1089 force
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 510
Thomas Alan Waters Quindary cards with words on it are selected and divined
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 512
Thomas Alan Waters RoTarot tarot card is selected and divined
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 513
Thomas Alan Waters Geminight tape recorder prediction of named star sign, several other versions:
  • Headlines
  • Foot(crystal)ball
  • Poker Phase
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 515
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 519
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mathematically Inclined No. 24, making a pyramid of numbers according to rules, final number predicted, Pascal's Triangle
Also published here Self-Working Number Magic 38
Steve Dusheck, Thomas Alan Waters Coin-Nection chosen coin is predicted in a box, another chosen coin vanishes and reappears in box, magnets
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 90
Philip T. Goldstein, Alex Elmsley Q&AVM
Inspired byRelated to Thequal 9
Thomas Alan Waters Cardiact on cards and mentalism
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 523
Thomas Alan Waters Pierception with box, thought of card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 527
Thomas Alan Waters Attaploy cards put in breast pocket, with Jack Hughes' Attaboy
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 530
Thomas Alan Waters Hallmark shuffled deck, spectator thinks of a card she sees, card is divined
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 533
Thomas Alan Waters Disposition two decks in one box, thin cards
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 535
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 540
Thomas Alan Waters Mynd
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 543
Thomas Alan Waters, Maurice Fogel