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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Theodore Annemann The New Nile Divination a spectator thinks of a two digit number, random numbers are added, the sum match with the thought of number
Variations 1935 10
Al Baker Numero! end sum also predicts name of spectator
VariationsAlso published here July 1936
The Jinx (Issue 22)
Eddie Clever Encore Voodoo card is put in envelope with ribbon band and hidden by spectator, light out, performer suddenly has card and mutilates it, when spectator retrieves card it has same appearance, dressed up Chinese Laundry Ticket
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 51)
Danton Century 21 Prediction headline prediction, Koran's binary prediction
Related toVariations 1976
Magick (Issue 159)
Docc Hilford Shuteye fingers on eyelids of spectator, used to read message
Also published here Feb. 1991
Magick (Issue 452)
Docc Hilford Hypno Daze spectator is blindfolded and scribbles on business card, initials of selection can be read, spectator also writes other information for instance date of coin
Oct. 1991
Magick (Issue 462)
Docc Hilford Destiny's Daughter peek business card case, divination of word, à la Jaks Wallet
Feb. 1992
Magick (Issue 467)
Docc Hilford Clairepathy one-phase matching routine, with ESP deck
Aug. 1993
Magick (Issue 493)
Docc Hilford Mystero one of several pay envelopes is chosen, prediction of content and total of money in other envelopes
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Eddie Tullock The Four and One Half Trick prediction is half the value of selection 4 1/2 card gag, in trade show style
Related to 1996 25
Basil Horwitz The Hot Chair mentalism take on electric chair trick, person stands up when number is named, pseudo suggestion routine
Related to 1997 48
Docc Hilford Mephisto's Journey Spectator writes name of a card on billet, seals it with empty billet and deck of playing cards in envelope, envelope is hidden in other room, then light goes out and green light can be seen, performer holds envelope, reads slip and removes card. Everything vanishes again is back at the secret location, card is missing and message on empty billet. With borrowed objects.
Related to 1998 3
David Berglas Would You Make a Reliable Witness? routine with Reality/Fantasy ambigram, Lubor Fiedler's Posi-Negative and stroop-effect, people read words and experience them differently then others
Related to 2002 364
David Berglas Today's Date named numbers add to the current date
Variations 2002 452
Docc Hilford Impromptu Pulse Stop No need for any props (balls etc.). Can cause pulse to stop or quicken
2002 21
Docc Hilford Ball & Tube multi-phase routine, with suggestion elements
  • Arrival
  • The Effect
  • The Aftermath
  • The First Shall Be Last
  • The Thing
  • The Tricky Part
  • Next
  • The Killer Close
2002 7
Docc Hilford Ball & Nothing paired with suggestion
2002 21
Docc Hilford Epilogue color change using suggestive patter, on spectator's hand
2002 22
Docc Hilford Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper seance at private home, phone rings to answer questions, knife moves and note appears in pocket of spectator, Jack the Ripper presentation
2002 5
Docc Hilford Nightmare Coins one of three imaginary coins is named and appears in performer's hand
2002 15
Docc Hilford A Study in Scarlet while performer is in other room a member of the audience is chosen to play Jack the Ripper and he writes his initials on a match, performer divines murder, while lights are out
2002 18
Docc Hilford Swamp Water water from mysterious swamp, paper dissolves and message appears on other paper when placed inside the water
2002 23
Docc Hilford Murder by Mail prediction of person who will die that day, morbid headline prediction
2002 34
Docc Hilford IMPresario general comments on the Imp Bottle
2002 5
Docc Hilford IMPending Doom finding murder using imp bottle, as bottle with poisson, center tear with dissolvo paper
2002 6
Docc Hilford IMPsycho bottle stands up on spectator's and performer's hand
2002 9
Docc Hilford IMPressive Pasteboards imp bottle as pendulum, finding selected Tarot card
2002 10
Docc Hilford IMPossible wheel on a piece of leather, direction is divined using a imp bottle, clock trick without cards, with convincer by Ed Marlo
2002 12
Docc Hilford Col-ision with several spectator's and prediction, various handling tips
2002 15
Docc Hilford 1089 Force handling using four spectators, several revelations
2002 22
Docc Hilford Touch fingers on eyelids of spectator, used to read message
Also published here 2002 27
Docc Hilford, Kenton Knepper The Hermit of Dreams reading using playing cards and issue cards with problems and playing cards written on them, matching card is found, second effect where message appears on card wrapped in handkerchief
  • How to Make Issue Cards
  • Kenton's Symbolic "Issue" Meanings and Solutions
  • At-A-Glance Charts
2002 4
Docc Hilford A Face in the Crowd 52 on one card in wallet, named card reversed in deck, with different back, with variation
Related to
  • Bob McAllister's "Bare Faced"
2002 14
Docc Hilford The Million Dollar Deck stack of dollar bills change into deck, without explanation
2002 22
Docc Hilford Further Than That
2002 23
Docc Hilford Mikosan Miko prediction, without dice, 3 1/2 of Clubs with variation
Related to 2002 28
Docc Hilford The First Experiment name of chosen object appears on card, pencil breaks on chest, sound in box, performer stops pulse in process
Inspired by
  • Ned Rutledge's "Green Bean Trick"
2002 11
Docc Hilford The Second Experiment table lifts, books fall from bookshelf and object vanishes from chest on table
2002 14
Docc Hilford The Last Experiment various effects to finish story presentation, paper wrapped in map is found coated with slime, pouch falls of table, amulet vanishes, appearing eyeball
  • The Map
  • The Pouch
  • The Vapor
  • The Stengh
  • The Broken Amulet Cord
  • The Sogoroth
  • Madness
2002 16
Docc Hilford Before the Act setting up the room in advance
  • The Room
  • Music
  • The Guests
  • Your Place
2002 21
Patrick Richey, Docc Hilford The Reverend Doctor Patrick private reading Q&A technique, sitter thinks of three questions and performer writes answers on three business cards in three envelopes or vinyl folder
  • The Concept
  • The Reading
  • The Arcanum
  • The Goods
  • The Moves
  • The Tips
  • The Richey Seance
2002 ca. 4
Docc Hilford The Dance of Shiva secret reading method of folded business card
  • What the Hermitage Saw
  • Shiva in Disguise
  • Creation
  • Preservation
  • Destruction
  • Release
  • Completion
  • Embodiment
  • The New Universe
  • The Maya (Illusions)
  • Visions
  • Heritage
2004 3
Docc Hilford Burn Witch Burn borrowed bill in one of three envelopes, three spectators get a lighter and two are envelopes are burnt, third lighter does not work and envelope contains bill
  • The Switch
  • The Force
  • Alternate Handling #1
  • Alternate Handling #2
  • Alternate Handling #3
  • Alternate Handling #4
2004 3
Docc Hilford The Dark Cloak three spectator note on a business cards pieces of information like number, date and a name, then they are burnt in bowl, performer puts on a magical cloak and divines thoughts in theatrical way, with fantasy/reality ambigram
  • A New Revelation
  • Acting 101
  • The Information
  • The Writing
  • Verbal Deceptions
  • Gaining the Written Information
  • The Readings
  • Guest Number One
  • Guest Number Two
  • The Third Guest
  • The Theater of it All
  • The Fire Bowl
  • The Home Version
  • Special Bonus
  • The Keys of Success
Related to 2004 5
Docc Hilford Appendix A gaining information from social security numbers
  • Social Security Numbers
    • Area Number
    • Group Number
    • Group numbers are assigned as follows
    • Serial Number
    • The Secret Chart
2004 32
Docc Hilford Appendix B
  • Any Day of the Week
2004 37
Docc Hilford It's a Lu Lu blindfolded, performer stops at three selection, think stop
2004 5
Docc Hilford 3D Star Marking System 26 cards with tactile marks
2004 5
Docc Hilford The Lulu Night Club Act nightclub act, three spectators select a card and write their names on them, blindfolded performer locates cards, reveals names and gives readings
2004 9
Docc Hilford Introduction thoughts on the magician's choice, credits
2005 4
Docc Hilford E'Voqueing People seven people on stage with different colored balloon hats, other spectator selects on and this person is selected, prediction of color of hat
2005 22
Docc Hilford Dr Cocktail's Party Game seven people on stage with different drinks, bar keeper choses a drink secretly, person is selected by other guest and name is predicted
2005 25
Docc Hilford Adapt. Improvise. Overcome thoughts on equivoque
2005 27
Docc Hilford Cellular Mitosis person is called who reveals information a spectator secretly wrote on a business card
  • Test I
  • Test II
2005 6
Docc Hilford Nudie Call prediction of single card, using made up telephone number to select card
2005 32
Docc Hilford Nostrum Newspaper Test newspaper is torn into pieces, one selected and long word in the center of the piece is chosen, performer divines word using letters from headlines
2005 8
Docc Hilford, Danton, Stanton Carlisle 21st Century Svengali pick-up artist version of Koran's binary prediction, using dual reality
Inspired by 2005 17
Docc Hilford Caged Love corner from chosen card changes into piece of newspaper, newspaper is bought from wending machine and corner matches, corner of card is found inside and classified ad in newspaper matches spectator
2005 30
Docc Hilford Number 6 spectator writes down three pieces of information and puts billets in three envelopes, envelopes are hidden in different pockets of spectator, performer divines content and places, with Hot Seat elements
Related to 2005 6
Docc Hilford Billet Move # 1 - The Envelope Steal
2005 16
Docc Hilford Billet Move # 2 - The Two-Thumb Fold-Switch
2005 17
Docc Hilford Billet Move # 3 - The Two-Thumb Umbrella Move
2005 19
Docc Hilford Super Secret Bonus Routine: Hypnotorious spectator write down various action test, person is apparently hypnotized and divines actions by doing them, a la Hot Seat
2005 34
Docc Hilford Bart3d3r's N1ghtmar3 "Bartender's Nightmare", divination/prediction of coin and date, written blindfolded on business card
2006 8
Docc Hilford Crys7al V1s10ns "Crystal Visions", month and day written on business card, card is torn and destroyed, divination, method to get information inspired by routine in Pallbearer's Review
2006 12
Docc Hilford Gh0st0tal "Ghostotal", various calculations of a number, result is divined and matches random three-digit number written down by second spectator
2006 15
Docc Hilford Ma7ch Mat1cal "Match Matical", three spectators select different amount of matches, performer divines them in different ways, last with ashes on arm
2006 21
Docc Hilford 1n-N1l3-At10n "In-Nile-Ation", a spectator thinks of a two digit number, random numbers are added, the sum match with the thought of number
Inspired by 2006 28
Docc Hilford N3wm3ro! "Newmero!", end sum also predicts name of spectator
Inspired by 2006 34
Colin McLeod Additional Thoughts spectators write differente pieces of information on a piece of paper, other spectator selects one and information is divined
Inspired by
  • Banachek's "Q&A Pad"
  • Docc Hilford's "Questa"
  • Jeromey Finley's "In the Madhouse"
2014 116
John Wilson 1.5 Card Q&A spectator removes card from spread and lies on its identity, performer divines card and gives short reading
Inspired by
  • "1 Card Q&A" (Docc Hilford & Leonardo Silverio)
2016 29