65 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Prediction / Standard Predictions (one or multiple items)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Albert Cohn An alternative test name that a spectator thinks of is predicted
Dec. 1945 180
Albert Cohn Second alternative change in spectator's pocket is predicted, one off, perhaps spectator has left a penny in the pocket
Related to Dec. 1945 180
Milbourne Christopher Prognostication prediction of winner of football game inside nested envelope, fixed to a wall
Apr. 1946
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Milbourne Christopher Think of a City list of cities written on slate, performer predicts one with chalk mark, magnetic movable mark
  • Variation 1
  • Variation 2
Sep. 1946 248
C. L. Boarde Predictions - Variation A prediction of numbers etc. in envelope
1947 95
Milbourne Christopher Ball Point Prediction prediction of written initials, on two pieces of cardboard
Apr. 1950
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 7 No. 11)
Gerald Kosky "I Predict" names of horses are named and written on ten blank cards, chosen one is predicted
Inspired by
  • Gerald Kosky's "Pieces of Ten" in "Genii", 1947.
1975 148
Gerald Kosky The Dream prediction of chosen pile, chosen word and relation of black cards in a pile to red cards in another pile
1975 174
Len Belcher Eine Vorhersage three window envelopes with different colored cards, chosen one has prediction on back
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 40 No. 3)
Robert Cassidy A Day at the Races premise by Sandy Kartzmann, prediction of winning horse, betting ticket in envelope, posed as problem
Variations Feb. 1980 4
Robert Cassidy, Bruce Barnett A Day at the Races - Solutions prediction of winning horse, betting ticket in envelope
Inspired by Apr. 1980 3
Bruce Bernstein Triple Prediction prediction of coin toss, chosen card and total of numbers
Related to 1981 34
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Ulta-plus! Close-up Mental Act multi-phase routine
  • one of several bottle caps is chosen, matching beer is produced from jacket
  • name of person written on paper is burnt and divined by performer
  • chosen zodiac sign appears on boiled egg, inside the shell
  • chosen tune is heard from box, which is later to be shown empty
Variations Aug. 1987
Magick (Issue 394)
Peter Wilker Es war doch blau six chips in envelopes, chosen one is predicted, humorous off-beat prediction
Magische Blätter (Vol. 1 No. 6)
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Mythic Madness musical chairs, every person has a number, winner is predicted
Sep. 1988
Magick (Issue 410)
Philip T. Goldstein Psi-Spin cards with zodiacs is placed on table and two selected with a spinner, one chosen by spectator matches prediction
Oct. 1988
Magick (Issue 411)
Al Bertini Das Album folder with pictures, pictures are numbered on the back and number is named, picture is predicted
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 1)
Peter Wilker Die Dominos und die fehlende Historia prediction of chosen Dominoe, prediction is Dominoe with mirror attached as a joke, mirror is removed and correct numbers can be seen, PATEO
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Space Travel photos of various planets on a cork board, one is selected using dart, prediction
1991 3
Mike Porstmann Billet Hold-Out Pocket Divider chosen ESP symbol is predicted on billet, billet inside cut tennis ball
1991 57
Kurt Bai Prediction Test / Goal Setting chart with different colors, spectator names number to select a color, color and number are predicted
July 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 1)
Dr. Dan J. Alessini InstruMental prediction of a toy instrument and a thought-of tune
July 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 1)
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Destiny Rides Again Major Arcana, sticker on chosen destiny card
Sep. 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 3)
Docc Hilford Mento-Casino prediction of chosen Casino chip, total of roll of dice and selected cards, Himber wallet
Dec. 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 6)
Jack Yeager Witch's Stone on of four different colored stones is selected, prediction
Aug. 1993
Magick (Issue 493)
Mary Tomich Crystallized Thought prediction of chosen Zodiac card, 10-11 force
Feb. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 8)
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Auto Psych brand of car a person drives is predicted, key-fob medallion inside stapled prediction
Feb. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 8)
Jim Magus Arcana: Field of Screams - Part 2 prediction of chosen baseball card
Related to Apr. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 10)
Mark Edward The Book of Love prediction of Tarot cards, clock trick
July 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 16 No. 1)
Larry Baukin The Devil You Say three symbols drawn on business cards, one is selected and predicted on Dollar bill
July 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 16 No. 1)
Rajneesh Madhok Prescription for Success prediction of color of pill and how often it has to be taken, invisible pills, prediction in form of large pill which stands up by itself
Inspired by Nov. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 16 No. 5)
Danny Archer Mental Monopoly triple prediction of Monopoly game, predicting a game piece, property and sum of money,
  • variation to allow actual free choice of property (p. 17)
  • variation for close-up situations (p. 17)
1994 15
Robert Siepielski Visual Stimuli for Auditory Perceptions prediction using tape recorder, cards with objects that make different sounds
Inspired by
  • "Sound Seer" (Phil Goldstein, M-U-M, Mar. 1979)
Sep. 1994
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 3)
Gary Dudash Kissing Bandit number prediction on pocket magna doodle, in form o Xs written on board, magnetic boon
Related to
  • Gary Dudash's "Boon Doodle" in "Vibrations" February, 1991.
Sep. 1994
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 3)
Bruce Bernstein Utility Mental Routine prediction of coin toss, chosen card and total of numbers
Related toAlso published here 1994 19
Alan Nguyen Voodoo Redo spectator randomly chooses where three pins are pushed into a voodoo doll, performer has correctly predicted the locations on a second voodoo doll
Inspired by
  • "Voodoo II" (Christian Chelman, Capriconian Tales, 1993, p. 52)
Labyrinth (Issue 4)
Chris Hurlbert The Destined Duo prediction of chosen Tarot card, engraved on medallion
May/June 1995
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 29)
Chris Hurlbert Food for Thought cards with food items are selected, prediction on bill
May/June 1995
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 29)
Terry Parrett Mental Kombat prediction of chosen superhero card, PATEO
Inspired by Mar./Apr. 1998
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 46)
Terry Parrett Founding Fathers prediction of US "Founding Father", time travel presentation, wallet
Mar./Apr. 1998
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 46)
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Clue-Sion “Clue” game theme, spectators think of a person, weapon and room, envelopes are randomly eliminated until down to one and inside is the correct prediction of all three items
Inspired by 1999
Labyrinth (Issue 9)
Diamond Jim Tyler Whatever It Takes prediction of chosen number, letter and card, post-it inside card case
Inspired by
  • Bill Goldman's "Whatever" in "Magic Bar & Grill" Nr.1, October, 1995.
Mar./Apr. 2000
The Magic Menu (Vol. 10 No. 58)
Alain Nu Nu-Sense Hummer Monte using ring, watch and key, with prediction
Variations 2003 11
Wonder Man Fred Tricktychon spectator removes objects from pocket, selected one is predicted, repeated and spectator selects same object, repeated a third time then prediction changes
2004 99
Bruce Bernstein Remote Driving two phase routine, instruction game where toy card is placed and moved among five envelopes with names of different cities, last city is predicted, then spectator pushes car until it stops, city is predicted again / Koornwinder Kar
Inspired by
  • Al Koran's "The Dream Car"
2004 1
Docc Hilford Bart3d3r's N1ghtmar3 "Bartender's Nightmare", divination/prediction of coin and date, written blindfolded on business card
2006 8
Geoffrey Durham Durham's Prediction Box any piece of information is revealed written on paper inside box, box self-contained with boon writer, how to construct gimmicked box, general thoughts on radio magic
2008 79
Ted Karmilovich The Dime & Penny spectators have to guess if performer holds dime or penny in the hand, person who's correct most is predicted as well as amount of correct guesses
2011 5
Bruce Bernstein Utility Mental Routine prediction of coin toss, chosen card and total of numbers
Also published here 2012 75
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Good Fortune an event when dining out (wrong order, dropped plate, ...) is predicted on fortune cookie slip
June 2013
Real Secrets (Vol. 2 No. 15)
Hiroyuki Sakai Step 3: Reach handling of Don Wayne's Room Service with room numbers on ten business cards
2013 33
Michael Weber, Tim Trono On Reflection triangle / circle prediction, which is transformed into an Eight of Diamond prediction matching a stopped-at card during dealing
(Real Secrets Bonus sheet)
Jan. 2014
Real Secrets (Vol. 2 No. 22)
Michael Weber Secret Synesthesia low-tech version of ColorMatch with crayons, dictated drawing order
(Real Secrets Bonus sheet)
Inspired by
  • ColorMatch, Anverdi/ProMystic
May 2014
Real Secrets (Vol. 3 No. 26)
Michael Weber, Tim Trono One Hand Clock numbered slips in circle are used to count to one which is predicted, also with Ace through Queen
Jan. 2015
Real Secrets (Vol. 3 No. 34)
Ted Karmilovich The Ten Card Miracle (for kids!) ten picture cards are handed out, performer divines all of them and prediction of last one
2016 13
Alberto de Figueiredo Los tres objetos spectator places three objects on table, instruction game with prediction in shoe
Inspired by 2018 153
Steve Spillman Mindreading Goose stuffed goose held by performer writes prediction on paper, it matches number spectator thought of (1-100), lots of gags including goose urinating, how to construct goose that writes by itself and felt-tip marker thumbwriter
2019 79
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Post-It Decision Maker instruction game for 4x4 grid of two-colored Post-it notes
  • History
  • Rights
2021 1
Fränz The Bucket List business cards with written bucket list entries, selected one is predicted by performer
2022 69
Boyet Vargas Out of the Box spectator moves around on a drawing with 3x5 different objects on it according to instructions, final object predicted, long discussion of why the parity principle works
Inspired by
  • "Around the World" (Wayne Goodman, Remote Control, 2020)
Dec. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Christoph Borer Meister und Margarita one of several books and a paragraph are selected, prediction of book title and content of paragraph
2023 12
Anson Chen Thought Crime prediction of chosen object and of any named word, second prediction in wallet on table
2023 84
Anson Chen Cactus prediction of object, people name objects which are listed from one to six, using a die for selection
2023 124
Todd Karr Karr Forçage Visuel postcard chosen from twenty-four postcards with flowers depicted on them, it is predicted, using a force stack of differently looking rose images
Inspired by
  • "Punchline" (Timothy Wenk, marketed 1989)
2023 7
Richard Mark A Real Trip destination is predicted, tearing map in pieces
35 22