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Stanley Collins Bead Frame Color Force
Related to 1920 63
Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see name index for attribution
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1934
The Jinx (Issue 1)
4
Theodore Annemann Telepathy Plus written question and name are divined ends with a picture duplication
Related toVariations 1935 13
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Psychic Writing appearing writing on paper card answers question
Related toVariations 1935 4
Theodore Annemann Triple Coercion color, card and number are named and predicted, only number free choice, nail writer
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1936
The Jinx (Issue 21)
123
Theodore Annemann On the Wire random person phoned, name divined
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1936
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1936)
137
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tear
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 27)
165
Dai Vernon The Five Card Mental Force
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1937 30
Theodore Annemann Wired Thought any person is phoned and asked to name a card, predicted by performer, index
Related toAlso published here Apr. 1937
The Jinx (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 toVariationsAlso published here May 1937
The Jinx (Issue 32)
203
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writing
Related toAlso published here Oct. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 37)
249
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writer
Related to 1937 20
Ralph W. Hull The Three of Clubs card on table turns out to be any card named, different switches
Related toVariations 1938 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 1939 32
L. Vosburgh Lyons Graphology spectators write on paper cards, performer assigns them correctly, pseudo-psychometry
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 74)
493
Dr. Jacob Daley Two Cards in Fear two spectators stab two knives in deck wrapped in newspaper
Related toVariations 1940
The Jinx (Issue 85)
543
Theodore Annemann Weird Wire medium phoned and tells one out of five designs, selected cards and word
VariationsAlso published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 89)
558
Sid Lorraine Idea of 40,000 Words dictionary test, hole in book
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941
The Jinx (Issue 131)
751
Stewart James Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1941
The Jinx (Issue 134)
766
Otis Manning The Ghost of a Chance billet switching box, Q&A
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941
The Jinx (Issue 137)
781
Al Baker The Finger Knows - And Tells one of five
Related toAlso published here 1941 9
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they match
Also published here 1943
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943)
13
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
Oct. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 45)
185
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 1945 20
Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number force
Related toVariations Feb. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 77)
313
Jerry Sorensen No Swami in envelope, slit
Variations Oct. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 93)
377
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methods
Related toAlso published here June 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 108)
433
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 July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 130)
521
Billy McComb William's Hot Book flames from a book
Related to 1947 32
The Turnover billet on object and dummy underneath, everything is turned over
Variations 1947 19
The Waxed Cover using an envelope
Variations 1947 22
C. L. Boarde Question and Answer - Variation C answer to question appears on billet
Variations 1947 78
George Blake Time Will Tell with Full Hunter Pocket Watch, gaffed
Related to Feb. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 144)
578
Dai Vernon Mental Card Miracle card is put in pocket
Related toVariations 1949
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 1949 15
Eddie Joseph Staggered - Prime Presentation two decks, one card is selected and both decks dealt until same card is found in other deck, card found at same position as mate of selection is named and its mate is not found in other deck but in envelope, repeated with written prediction inside card case
Related toVariations 1949 1
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks' Subtlest Secret word is encircled on clipboard, duplicate page under carbon paper
Related toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 223)
890
Hen Fetsch Simulacrum spectator pushes needle through doll, performer knows where, voodoo
Related to Aug. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 236)
942
Hen Fetsch Date Man Duplication day on calendar sheet is encircled, divination
Related toVariations Sep. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 238)
952
Bob Somerfeld Centear movie presentation, ruse for tearing the paper
Related to 1951 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
1951 12
Ray Hyman Concepts Never Die center tear handling
Variations Oct. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 266)
1062
Stewart Judah Variation of Mutus Nomen shuffling sequence, different phrase
Related toVariations Nov. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 319)
82
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methods
Related toAlso published here 1956 203
Edward Marlo A Miracle with Cards four spectators each cut off a packet, remember the bottom card and shuffle the whole packet, performer looks at each packet and finds the selections, secretly counting the packets, last card from pocket
  • alternative in which the last wrong card changes into selection
Related toVariations Dec. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 8)
11
Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force
Variations Jan. 1957
The New Phoenix (Issue 340)
171
Tony Corinda (14) The Prophesy card is selected and predicted in a letter
Variations 1958 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 1958 150
Tony Corinda, Al Koran Centre Tear (One Hand Variation)
Related to 1959 171
Tony Corinda, Theodore Annemann The Crossword Puzzle page marked with big X, word in center memorized and page torn
Related to 1959 211
Tony Corinda, Robert Harbin Ultra-Modern Mentalism prediction of a word, with tape recorder and assistant
Related to 1959 215
The Red Card Prediction ten cards, selected one is different to the others
Related toAlso published here 1959 326
Loel Nelson Spirit Kisses spectators feel kisses in the dark
Variations 1959 20
Rupert Gilbert Precognition sixteen designs on a board, number is chosen and selected design has already been predicted
Related to 1960 86
Thomas Alan Waters Subliminal Imagery with Ishihara color plates, spectator sees a correct number where he cannot see one
Also published here Mar. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 355)
247
Thomas Alan Waters Addenda to "Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded
Inspired by Aug. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 360)
269
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Thomas Alan Waters Mathematically Inclined ten digits used for longer calculation, making a pyramid of numbers according to rules, result instantly seen by performer, for credit discussion see reference
Related toAlso published here Sep. 1966 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
Related toVariations Nov. 1966 63
Harry Lorayne, Thomas Alan Waters The Card Pyramid mathematical layout of spot cards, end result is predicted, for Waters credit see reference
Related toAlso published here 1967 45
Bruce Cervon Triangle Card Trick card version, final value predicted
Related to Mar. 1967 88
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations 1968 11
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 Sep. 1970 357
James G. Thompson Jr. Jet Thought one of five cities predicted in envelope (with index)
VariationsAlso published here Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
497
Tony "Doc" 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
1973
Magick (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
1973
Magick (Issue 89)
445
Paul Curry Cider! with extra card (double jonah)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 28
Stephen Minch Towering Prediction cards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from a tape recorder
Related toAlso published here 1974 31
Stephen Minch Fortunes of a Wise Fool based on an idea by Ed Mellon, matrix force
Related toVariations 1974 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
Related to 1974
Magick (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
1974
Magick (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
1974
Magick (Issue 96)
479
Thomas Alan Waters Library Card impromptu, business card in book for riffle force
1974
Magick (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 1976 26
Nathan Stark Fang Shui Prediction one of about ten cards is selected and predicted, rubber band around packet, simple ambigram prediction for two cards
Related toVariations 1976
Magick (Issue 164)
817
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...?
1976
Magick (Issue 167)
835
Thomas Alan Waters Beyond Chance spectator's question on business card changes into answer, in nest of envelopes
1976
Magick (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
Related toVariations 1977 5
Philip T. Goldstein The Happy Horoscoper twelve zodiac cards, named zodiac sign is removed, other cards are blank and on the named one "Happy Birthday" appears
Related toAlso published here 1977 9
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
1977
Magick (Issue 183)
915
Thomas Alan Waters Readings for Readers - The Fortuneteller's Bookshelf
1977
Magick (Issue 191)
955
Robert Cassidy Presidential Portraits American president is named, dummy picture is shown and name show on the back of picture as a kicker
Variations 1977 7
Philip T. Goldstein Contrasting Prediction red/blue double backer
Related to 1978 5
Al Mann The Improvisitor impromptu version of Baker's center tear, in depth explanation
Related to 1978 7
Thomas Alan Waters O.T.L Option out to lunch as two-way prediction
1978
Magick (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 1978
Magick (Issue 205)
1023
Robert Siepielski Card in Wallet prediction of chosen card, multiple out in wallet, linguistic
Inspired by 1978
Magick (Issue 213)
1063
Larry Becker Track Record name of race horses on cards, prediction on tape record with two-way out
Related to 1978 125
Thomas Alan Waters Introduction on uniqueness in presentation
1979
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 1979
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
1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
9
Thomas Alan Waters On the Button three objects in different pockets, location is revealed, gimmick
1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
12
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight I with Himber Wallet
1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
16
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight II with I.D. Case model of Himber Wallet
1979
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 1979
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 1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
22
Thomas Alan Waters Clippoline Albert Spackman's "Clip Line" ("Newspaper Test", The Gen Vol. 20 No. 6) meets Clippo
1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
25
Thomas Alan Waters Unknown Power tape cassette with headline prediction on
Related to 1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
28
Thomas Alan Waters Synchroincidence two decks, same card is selected, red/blue
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1979
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
1979
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 1979
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 1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
41
Thomas Alan Waters Cross Reference
1979
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old)
46
Thomas Alan Waters Star-Crossed prediction of ESP card, with box
1979
Magick (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
Related to 1979
Magick (Issue 237)
1185
Larry Becker Symbolic cards with names of objects, one is selected by 9 force
Inspired by 1979 23
Robert Cassidy In Re Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism II reply to critic by Goldstein and Waters
Related to Dec. 1979 2
Robert Cassidy (reviewer) New Thoughts for Old by Thomas Alan Waters Dec. 1979 3
Bob Hummer Hummer's Magic Carpet divination of a four letter word from a list, with handkerchief and alphabet cards
Related toVariations 1980 25
Karl Fulves Mathematical 3-Card Monte
Variations 1980 59
Thomas Alan Waters Selectrick typewriter rings bell on command
Also published here 1980
Magick (Issue 263)
1312
Robert Cassidy Editorial Policy on Becker's World of Super Mentalism II, Goldstein, Waters, Minch, Redans
Related to Jan. 1980 2
Thomas Alan Waters Introduction on three phase predictions
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus)
49
Thomas Alan Waters Tridex
Related to 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus)
53
Thomas Alan Waters Booka triple prediction, three words from the same book, gaffed
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus)
54
Thomas Alan Waters More on the Classic Triple Prediction
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus)
55
Thomas Alan Waters Triposte page from a side-bound spiral notebook is torn in three pieces, triple prediction
1981
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 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cerberus)
63
Thomas Alan Waters Cross Reference
1981
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
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic)
71
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic)
86
Thomas Alan Waters Omnimancy essay on fortunetelling, Q&A, cold reading
1981
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
1981
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
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
101
Thomas Alan Waters MuTarot Mutus Nomen with tarot cards, start for a reading with several people
Related to 1981
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
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
106
Thomas Alan Waters IndexRay spectator writes word and initials on folded card, start for a reading
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
108
Thomas Alan Waters Palmystic muscle reading technique, hidden as palmistry
Related to 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
110
Thomas Alan Waters Coda on fortunetelling, cold reading and mentalism
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
112
Thomas Alan Waters Suggested Reading general publications suggested for fortunetellers
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
113
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy)
114
Thomas Alan Waters Psychometry on psychometry and presenting mentalism
1981
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
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
121
Thomas Alan Waters General Technique
  • Object-Reading (Deduction & Observation)
  • Object-Linking (Marking Systems)
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
131
Thomas Alan Waters Eraser's Edge method to mark an envelope
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
137
Thomas Alan Waters Stampede method to mark an envelope
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
137
Thomas Alan Waters Post Facto method to mark an envelope
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
137
Thomas Alan Waters Cornered method to mark an envelope
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
137
Thomas Alan Waters Branded method to distinguish different envelopes
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
137
Thomas Alan Waters Printsiple objects are wrapped in pieces of newspaper
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
138
Thomas Alan Waters Seequence objects wrapped in paper and scotch tape
1981
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
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
138
Thomas Alan Waters Bagatelle special bag to distinguish form, shape and object without opening it
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
140
Thomas Alan Waters Tray Chic objects are collected on a tray, performer is blindfolded
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
141
Thomas Alan Waters Quantum with business cards and the Quantimental stand
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
141
Thomas Alan Waters Subsidiary Technique
  • Locating the Participants
  • The Last Two Items
  • Clipboard Readings
  • Combinations with other Effects
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
143
Thomas Alan Waters Ringkle combining Psychometry and Ring Flight, other ideas what could happen with the objects
1981
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)
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
147
Thomas Alan Waters Afterword
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
149
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry)
150
Thomas Alan Waters Scrypt on Billet Technique and Maurice Fogel
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
153
Thomas Alan Waters Switches
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
157
Thomas Alan Waters Hand to Hand No. 1 with a paper clip
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
157
Thomas Alan Waters Hand to Hand No. 2 with a paper clip
1981
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
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
158
Thomas Alan Waters Mechanical Switches
  • Padded (with Wax)
  • Flipover Wallets
Inspired by 1981
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 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
163
Thomas Alan Waters Center-Tear analysis and handling
Related to 1981
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 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
171
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 1 (Close-Up) q&a for one person
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
174
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 2 (Close-Up) handling variation
Inspired by 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
175
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine answer appears on slate, Double-Locking Addition Slate
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
176
Thomas Alan Waters Routine No. 3 (Stage) with a bulldog clip
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
177
Thomas Alan Waters Variant Routine (With Dobrin Slate) flap to hide center
1981
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.
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
178
Thomas Alan Waters Concluding Remarks
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
179
Thomas Alan Waters The Double Routine different routines, based on the same handling, on indexes and pocket writing
1981
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
1981
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 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 3: The Prediction Reading for one person, stock answer index to basic questions
1981
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
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 5: Name Coincidence both write down the same name
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
184
Thomas Alan Waters Additional Notes variations and ideas on the switch, pocket writing and indexes
1981
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 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
184
Thomas Alan Waters Trinkle birthday and zodiac are written on paper and divined
Inspired by 1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
186
Thomas Alan Waters Afterword
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
189
Thomas Alan Waters Addendum on Maurice Fogel and mentalism
1981
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt)
189
Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
1981
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 toAlso published here 1981 9
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Test spectator try to divine number, prediction states who is closer to the number and how far off
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1981
Magick (Issue 293)
1461
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Deckalogue by Thomas Alan Waters May 1982
Epoptica (Issue 1)
21
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Grymwyr by Thomas Alan Waters May 1982
Epoptica (Issue 1)
22
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Octasm by Thomas Alan Waters May 1982
Epoptica (Issue 1)
24
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Book Test by Thomas Alan Waters, James Swain Oct. 1982
Epoptica (Issue 2)
93
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Newspaper Test by Thomas Alan Waters Oct. 1982
Epoptica (Issue 2)
94
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Symbol Test by Thomas Alan Waters Oct. 1982
Epoptica (Issue 2)
95
Philip T. Goldstein, Thomas Alan Waters Nomen Omen Mutus Nomen using Tarot cards
Related to 1982 3
Thomas Alan Waters Deckalogue on playing cards in mentalism
1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue)
195
Thomas Alan Waters Clubble stopped at and thought of card are found
Inspired by 1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue)
197
Thomas Alan Waters Daisection thought of card is put in pocket, inspired by Vernon
Related to 1982
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 1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue)
203
Thomas Alan Waters Decideal outcome is predicted
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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.
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Hoydle spectator remove their cards later from the deck
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Automanticard spectator turns a card over behind his back, a second spectator is blindfolded and by automatic writing on a slate divines the card
1982
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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
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Tetrance prediction in envelope in wallet
1982
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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
1982
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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"
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Matrix Number Force with cards
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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
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Thomas Alan Waters Envelope Card Switch
1982
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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
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Thomas Alan Waters Narrowzarrow simplifying the shuffle with narrow short cards
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Thomas Alan Waters Outstrip envelope, two-way out, holding card back by stripper principle
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Grymwyr on bizarre magick
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Thomas Alan Waters SOREcery blister appears on thought of finger
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Thomas Alan Waters Pinance doll drawn on paper is pinched by a needle performer divines where
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Thomas Alan Waters Billet Switch on Needle
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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
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Pastell past life presentation for a Swami Test, no method
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Thomas Alan Waters (P)ocean amulet in water bottle with names held behind, sinks and rests in front of the dead name
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Alexicon name of named dead person appears on card, four ABC cards, spelling "DEAD"
Inspired by
  • Alex Elmsley's "What Card?"
1982
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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?"
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaxis medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectator
  • Tarotell (for Tarot card)
Inspired byRelated to 1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Two-Way Fishing between two astrological signs, stoping sentence and waiting for reaction
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Thomas Alan Waters Mailefactor postcard with picture of the performer is sent to spectator, when he receives the card, the picture is gone
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Thomas Alan Waters Amorte sitter in seance feels as getting a kiss
Inspired by 1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Pointalism a knife is stabbed in tarot book and one in a tarot deck, page describes card
1982
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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
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Quintasense some tarot cards are selected via the matrix force, reading, written on paper matches the selected cards
Inspired byRelated to 1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Chronomadic "impromptu" seance at staged party, picture transforms and guest vanishes
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Keystome book with lock
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Chromantic with different colored talismans, to find out what question sitter has
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Candelabra Quantimental stand with candles
Related to
  • Eric Lewis' "Whosgotwot Plus One" in "The Crowning Miracles" p. 203
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Shelfish book switch in shelf
Related to
  • J. F. Orrin in "Magic Wand" No. 195. 1942. P.145.
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Thomas Alan Waters Backhand switching an object behind a cloth, fake third hand
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Thomas Alan Waters Pentally on stacking Tarot cards
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Thomas Alan Waters Demon Key demon appears in the dark, monkey
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Thomas Alan Waters Cross-References
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Octasm on mentalism
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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
1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Adamsmyth blank cards with numbers on both sides, two spectator's think of one each, total is divined
Related to
  • Sidney Lawrence's "It's In Your Pocket" in "Ten Self Working Card Tricks"
Variations
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Thomas Alan Waters Doublet two predictions, one in an envelope a less free prediction outside of it, here for cards
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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
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Thomas Alan Waters, Sam Dalal, James G. Thompson Jr. Indiair method for two-phase prediction, window envelope
Inspired by 1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Blackard fair single card prediction, in glass in front of the blackboard
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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
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Thomas Alan Waters Indivasion envelope for two outs
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Thomas Alan Waters Outlander
Inspired by
  • Gene Grant's "Phantini's Mental Key" p. 22.
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Thomas Alan Waters Choption cards with words, selection is predicted, Velleda principle
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Thomas Alan Waters Wheelie forcing a number with a roulette wheel
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Thomas Alan Waters Flipout prepared Himber Wallet for prediction and as a peek wallet
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Thomas Alan Waters Selectrick typewriter rings bell on command
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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
1982
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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"
1982
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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
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Thomas Alan Waters Keyknow combination of Koran's "Gold Medallion" and "Flying Ring", message on key
Inspired by 1982
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Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
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Al Mann The Clip Line variation on Albert Spackman's "Clip Line"
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Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaccent medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectator
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Karl Fulves The Pyramid Card Trick credit discussion of principle in "Mathematically Inclined"
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Thomas Alan Waters Riffle No. 2 (Impromptu) playing card is put in book by spectator, words are predicted
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Thomas Alan Waters Riffledex selected word from a book is predicted in envelope, spectator can change his mind
1983
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Thomas Alan Waters, Richard Himber Peekquivalent spectator hold envelope with prediction, synonyms
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Thomas Alan Waters, James G. Thompson Jr. Jato word from book is predicted in envelope
Inspired by 1983
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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 1983
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Thomas Alan Waters Miscellanea book test ideas
Related to 1983
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Thomas Alan Waters SideSidAl combination of Lorraine's and Baker's book tests
Related to 1983
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Thomas Alan Waters Final Notes general notes on book tests
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Thomas Alan Waters Cross-Reference
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Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test torn newspaper, prediction of words, general comments
1983
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Thomas Alan Waters Duplicities prediction on slate, several methods to add duplicate force pieces and switching pieces
1983
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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.
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Thomas Alan Waters Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test
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Thomas Alan Waters Parity two cards divined, symbol cards / picture cards
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Thomas Alan Waters Grayven 32 design cards, divination, sound reading and gray code
1983
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Thomas Alan Waters Graydation cards with pictures and words are selected and divined
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Thomas Alan Waters Grayce spectator selects one picture card, which is divined later
1983
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Thomas Alan Waters, Bob Hummer Grayze divination of a card, five cards on the table, covered with a handkerchief
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