253 entries in Propless / Coding / Using Assistant
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code
1890 242
Das Hellsehen No. 17, one of three cards chosen, performer divines, assistant codes with position of cigarette in mouth
1895 22
Erklärung explanation of bill divination code
Related to Apr. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4)
54
Gedankenübertragung - 2. Methode medium fulfills wishes (like taking spectator's watch out of his pocket) that have been whispered to performer
Related to May. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5)
70
Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to July 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7)
106
Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to Aug. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8)
120
Gedankenübertragung continuation of explanation
Related to Sep. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9)
136
Gedankenübertragung continuation of description
Related to Nov. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11)
168
Gedankenübertragung continuation of description
Related to Dec. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12)
182
Karten-Experimente coding cards
Jan. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1)
6
Experimente mit Münzen coding coins
Jan. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1)
7
Experimente mit Uhren medium describes watch
Jan. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1)
7
Experimente mit Banknoten medium knows value of bill
Jan. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1)
8
Die Tachypsychographie oder "Das Hellsehen" medium leaves room, meanwhile several things are selected (letters on a slate, word in book, cards, number, number of cigars, time on watch), performer leaves room and medium comes back and divines everything, code of silence
Related to Feb. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2)
18
Die Tachypsychographie oder "Das Hellsehen" continuation of explanation
Related to Mar. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3)
35
Zur Tachypsychographie oder Hellsehen by "C. K. from Hannover", placement on table cloth codes card to assistant, code of silence, also other objects like coins possible
Related to Oct. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10)
153
Modernes Gedankenlesen one of six knifes chosen and a target selected, medium or performer comes into room and divines knife and target, secret signs
May 1898
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11)
174
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XIX. Suggestion eines Obolus
  • 1. Ein Autodafé (coin folded in paper vanishes in a flash)
  • 2. Phönix (coin appears in glass, covered with silk)
  • 3. Die wahrsagende Münze (coin in glass jumps, to answer questions, coding systems)
  • 4. Der Karzer (glass and coin are covered with silk and placed inside a box where they vanish)
1903 178
Oswald Rae A Complete Silent Thought Transference Act visual and verbal code, objects gathered to groups
1926 66
Tom Sellers Vibrato medium divines things
1927 10
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Hellseherin medium in other room, identification of chosen object, simple visual code
1930 43
Tom Sellers Oriental Ashes assistant names color of burnt paper ashes, coding
1931 17
Stuart Robson Mental Coloring Telepathy in Silk six handkerchiefs, one is selected, medium enters room and knows which one
1931 49
Lu Brent A Test for Cigarettes Blindfolded magician able to tell which cigarette was selected apparently by its smoke
Related to 1932 33
Lu Brent A Test for Cigarettes Method No. 2 Same effect, different type of coding system
Related to 1932 35
Al Baker Al Baker's Addition Trick with assistent, code
Also published here 1933 25
Tom Sellers A Two Person Telepathy Effect any object coded with cards
1934 12
Theodore Annemann Music in the Air with pianist, verbal code
1934 34
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff assistent divines total of number, easy coding
Also published here 1935
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1935)
40
Theodore Annemann From Out of the Air signaling wireless over radio
1935
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1935)
45
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards
Also published here Nov. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 14)
70
Tom Sellers Novel Telepathy medium divines things in boxes, one ahead
1935 18
Codes for Mind Reading with Cards
  • Talking Code (First Method)
  • Talking Code (Second Method)
  • Silent Code (Method One)
  • Silent Code (Method Two)
  • Silent Code for Confederate
1935 22
Al Baker Me and the Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack
Also published here 1935 34
Theodore Annemann, Hugh Mackay The Secret Order of the Aces blindfolded assistant duplicates things done with aces
Also published here Jan. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 28)
173
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk
Also published here Feb. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 29)
188
Louis Lam Clairvoyance three spectators put three objects in pockets, medium knows who has what
1937 22
The Finger Code silent code for numbers
1937 57
James G. Thompson Jr. Mephisto Thot medium divines things written on papers
Also published here July 1938
The Jinx (Issue 46)
313
Clayton Rawson Behind That Door! medium in another room divines cards, color, word with various methods
Also published here 1938
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1938)
322
Theodore Annemann Wireless Telepathy on the possibility of wireless transmission, see also page 342
1938
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1938)
328
Dr. Van Deusen, Bruce Elliott Finger Finger number of held-up fingers divined repeatedly, see also page 476 for idea by Vosburgh Lyons
Also published here Nov. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 65)
451
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movement
Related toAlso published here Feb. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 80)
519
James G. Thompson Jr. The Passing of Sherlock Holmes medium out of room, then returns to divine type of murder and a playing card transposes with the Ace of Spades (Death Card)
Related toAlso published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 103)
621
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness thorough discussion of his and Julia Thompson's Two-Person Code Act, involving flash light for coding, ESP coding, see also p. 348 of Pallbearers Review for credit claim
Related toAlso published here Apr. 1941
The Jinx (Issue 135)
769
Orville Wayne Meyer Hit Parade spectator thinks of song from top ten, pianist starts playing it, verbal code
Also published here 1941
The Jinx (Issue 139)
787
Lloyd W. Chambers L-W-C Telepathy three objects are divided between three spectators, magician knows who has what, stooge codes using pencil’s position on table
1941 1
C. R. Mawe Mawe’s Telepathy audience provides series of numbers, magician’s assistant who was out of room knows the total of the numbers, assistant is coded based on which spectator the magician gives the numbers to add
1941 4
Al Baker The Celebrity Feat stooge codes celebrity name with playing cards
Also published here 1941 100
Bruce Elliott New Finger! Finger! performer divines amount of fingers two person hold up, with his back turned
Also published here Jan. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 1)
2
Eddie Joseph The Mental Marvel silent code for medium with arrangement on stage of spectator, table, chair
1942 84
Eddie Joseph Distant Thought Penetration silent code for medium to which is brought pad and pen
1942 87
Improved "The Eyes Have It"
Related to Feb. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 29)
120
Shaman 13 Steps by placing the deck on the stairs, different positions
Feb. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 29)
121
Elray Cue It! code with a thread, routine wit cigarettes, a book, cards and numbers
Apr. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 34)
141
Shaman Mental Mirror word and card are divined by medium, cards code word
July 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 39)
160
James G. Thompson Jr. "Peek-Deck" Pappy Taylor's Peek Deck, as a code
Related toVariations Oct. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 46)
188
Gerald Kosky Touch-Me-Not finding hidden object, fake, code
Apr. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 59)
242
John Mulholland Mind Signals “A system whereby the magician can communicate secretly to his assistant descriptions of playing cards, money, jewelry, and those miscellaneous articles a man has in his pockets and a woman carries in her handbag.”
  • Coding Playing Cards
  • Coding Denominations of Money
  • Coding Type of Jewelry
  • Coding Personal Property
    • Arm Signals
1944 105
John Mulholland Coding Denominations of Money
1944 113
John Mulholland Coding Type of Jewelry
1944 115
John Mulholland Coding Personal Property miscellaneous items people carry
1944 116
John Mulholland Expedited Coding – Arm Signals quicker process, using position of arm in tandem with the regular system
1944 120
Clayton Rawson Behind That Door! medium in another room divines cards, color, word with various methods
Also published here 1944 78
Bruce Elliott Finger, Finger number of held-up fingers divined repeatedly
Also published here 1944 120
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff! assistent divines total of number, easy coding
Also published here 1944 122
James G. Thompson Jr. Shades of Sherlock Holmes! medium out of room, then returns to divine type of murder and a playing card transposes with the Ace of Spades (Death Card)
Also published here 1944 136
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk
Also published here 1944 202
James G. Thompson Jr. Mephisto Thot medium divines things written on papers
Also published here 1944 259
Theodore Annemann, Hugh Mackay The Secret Order of the Aces blindfolded assistant duplicates things done with aces
Also published here 1944 272
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards
Also published here 1944 320
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movement
Also published here 1944 322
Charles T. Jordan A Complete "Silent Thought Transmission" Act medium divines various pieces of information, bills, dice, playing cards and names, placement on table code
1944 325
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness thorough discussion of his and Julia Thompson's Two-Person Code Act, involving flash light for coding, ESP coding
  • General Test
  • Analysis
  • Questions
Also published here 1944 332
Orville Wayne Meyer Hit Parade spectator thinks of song from top ten, pianist starts playing it, verbal code
Also published here 1944 340
John Booth Pen-Plexity code a number to a medium with a fountain pen
1945 197
Bruce Elliott Finger Finger
Related to 1945 202
Wilbur T. Kattner The Perfect Pitch Test chords are transmitted, people hold fingers on piano keys and think of the sound
1945 206
Jack Vosburgh Trinking Test objects placed in hat, medium knows which were removed
1945 217
Verne Chesbro Chesbro On Heath's "Dy-Cyphering" coding numbers with dice
1945 244
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness with flashlight bulb attached to the performer's rear
Related to 1945 265
Dr. Cecil E. Nixon Odloscope mind reading machine
1945 328
Robert A. Nelson A. T. and T. Telepathy selected card is divined by a called person, freely selected in the phone book
1945 7
Eddie Clever Out Of the Ether medium in other room reveals, chosen card, words etc.
1945 36
John Booth E-Z Mindreading toy telephone to transmit six selected cards to medium
1945 53
Milbourne Christopher Color Code coding colors
Inspired by May 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 105)
421
Telepathy without Tears medium reveals number or playing card, non-verbal code with positioning of coins on a magazine
Variations Feb. 1946 191
Warner Perry Telepathy Without Tears medium reveals number or playing card, non-verbal code with positioning in a room
Inspired byVariations Apr. 1946
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 11)
211
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Telepathy Without Tears medium finds hidden object in room, match on paper as indicator for medium
Inspired by July 1946 235
Paul Curry Ripping, Eh, What! for Annemann's Pseudo Psychometry, as a two person mental stunt, coding idea for assistant's tearing of the envelopes
Related toAlso published here July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 129)
520
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Devious Digits serial numbers from bills are put together and multiplied with a number (selected playing card), medium on phone divines total
1947 5
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Astral Addition medium is blindfolded and reveals numbers written down by spectator
1947 12
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Memory Plus Miracles list of twenty words is memorized by performer, then medium is called, who divines words too, carbon envelope
1947 21
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Birthday Telepathy medium on stage, spectators whisper month of birth and zodiac sign to performer, medium divines both, also to pitch zodiac sheets
1947 80
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Thotransference code while driving in a car
Dec. 1947 377
Bob Somerfeld Paper code
1948
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948)
12
John Hamilton Folder! coding a card by a folded sheet of paper
Sep. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 160)
643
Don Tanner One in Five five design cards chosen, then one of those chosen, assistant comes from other room and knows which one, code via position of match in match book
Oct. 1948 12
Cy Keller Say it with Music!!! record is selected and medium divines it, interesting presentation
Oct. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 188)
752
The Whispering Queen Queen of Hearts whispers to you identity of person who was secretly chosen by audience when you left the room
1949 15
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column marking a spectator to get a number transmitted to assistant in other room
  • Chalk Mark Telepathy
  • Think of an Object
  • Think of a Man
  • Find the Pin
  • Chairback Transmission
  • Getting the Chalk
  • Colors
  • Afterthought
Nov. 1949 599
Al Baker Parlor Telepathy code by placement on table
Related toAlso published here 1949 53
Al Baker The Stethoscope using stooge and signal
Also published here 1949 93
John Murray Dancing Dollar communicating with medium, thread
Mar. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 225)
900
Ormond McGill A Theatrical Mindreading Act divination of an ESP sign and start of Q&A act by getting a spectator's full name with just having the initials
1951 17
Aage Darling Suprema medium does psychometry routine with five objects in envelopes
1953 26
John Hamilton Code in the Chest coding card using case and table
May 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 307)
26
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk
1956 4
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff! assistent divines total of number, easy coding
1956 7
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards
1956 10
Jack Yates Money and the Medium bill put in one of several envelopes, medium finds correct one
Variations 1956 27
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methods
Related toAlso published here 1956 203
Lane Bateman Arizona Quickie Mental Routine 20 pictures cards, some are selected and divined, code using assitant
1957
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957)
3
Tony Corinda No. 10. Two Person Telepathy medium in other room gets a selected word from a book
Inspired by
  • Frank Chapman and Ralph Read's "20 Stunners with a Nailwriter", 1944
1958 19
Tony Corinda The Mnemonic Number Code based on the Gregor von Feinaigle memory system
1958 77
Tony Corinda (1) Psychical Research versus Mentalism esp cards, with assistant
1958 146
Tony Corinda (10) Blindfold "Noughts and Crosses" assistant plays tic-tac-toe blindfolded
1958 155
Tony Corinda Tele-Directory Test with assistand
1959 213
Tony Corinda (1) The Code Act: Verbal general remarks on verbal coding systems
1959 238
Walford Taylor Telepathy for Two Introduction

1959 240
Walford Taylor Section 1 - The Basic Number Code
  • Telling a Person's Age
  • Ticket Numbers
  • Dates
1959 240
Walford Taylor Section 2 - Coins
  • Coin Code
  • Coin Dates
1959 242
Walford Taylor Section 3 - Colours
1959 243
Walford Taylor Section 4 - Materials
1959 243
Walford Taylor Section 5 - The Alphabet Code
1959 243
Walford Taylor Section 6 - Objects
1959 244
Walford Taylor Section 7 - The Final Object List
1959 245
Walford Taylor Section 8 - Cards
1959 246
Walford Taylor Section 2 - Countries actually section 9
1959 246
Walford Taylor Section 10 - Christian Names
1959 248
Walford Taylor Conclusion
1959 249
Walford Taylor Appendix
  • Further Codes
  • Procedure
1959 249
Tony Corinda (2) Sub-Miniature Radio Equipment transmitter/receiver, technical method
1959 250
Tony Corinda (3) Electrical Two-Person Communicator Unit: CODE with torch
Related to 1959 252
Tony Corinda Improved Light Communicator based on the Thompson method
Related to 1959 252
Tony Corinda How to Code with the Light Communicator
  • Numbers
  • Playing Cards
  • The Alphabet
1959 255
Tony Corinda (4) Summary of the Light Communicator
1959 257
Tony Corinda (5) Miscellaneous Code Systems for Full Routines
  • Radio-Controlled Pulse
  • Action Signals
-Sound Reading
1959 257
Tony Corinda (9) Time Codes coding, both count at the same time
Related to 1959 260
Tony Corinda (10) Positional Codes
Related to 1959 260
Tony Corinda (2) Smoke Gets in Your Eyes positional code, with ashtray and cigarette
1959 263
Tony Corinda, Punx (8) Musical Mindreading spectator's name composer and pianist starts to play their songs
1959 269
Tony Corinda (27) Cryptopsychism medium reveals word, code
1959 298
J. G. Reed The Million Dollar Test esp, code with two watches
1959 312
Fredric Kolb Telepathy in HI-FI medium in other room, when she comes back, she divines chosen record and song
1959 19
Gerry Findler Mystic Signs medium divines selected design card
1960 90
Gerry Findler Clip Board Substitutes several methods to code a small number to the medium
1960 93
Robert Heller Coding System letters, numbers and objects
1965 176
Paul Curry Thoughts from Afar medium on telephone knows selected card
Related to 1965 183
Karl Fulves Babel Larry Weeks New York convention, Jay Weiler, critics of magazines, Magigram, coding with dog whistle (see also p. 176)
Dec. 1966 68
Arthur Setterington Thought Reflection two person telepathy, coding system for numbers, sum is divined as well as a word from a book
1967 16
James G. Thompson Jr. Telepathy by the Clock seconds counting
Related toAlso published here 1967 34
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Murder, INC. murder game, with ten pieces of information and assistant organizing everything while performer is out of the room
Also published here 1967 38
Ben Christopher Other Voices card and color divined by medium in other room
Related to July 1968 191
David Ray Figures Fantastic one of nine number cards chosen, assistant divines (placement code on table)
1969 60
Tony "Doc" Shiels Mollusca Mental assistant finds hidden coin under one of six shells by holding a big shell to her ear, code
1969 56
John Adams Red, White & Blue Mental Effect with assistant, spectators chose an object in the room while performer waits outside, assistant points to various objects with a wand, eventually performer reveals object, effect is repeated
1969 3
Al Davids Mental Music piano, one of six songs is divined
1969 5
Lee Henneberry E-Z Book Test one of six books is selected, performer divines book, secret assistant
1969 6
Francis J. Baker, Ron Baillie In the Sands cardboard box with sand, spectator writes ESP symbol in sand and shakes sand, assistant recreates sand drawing
Inspired by
  • idea in Pentagram from Ron Baille, ca. 20 years ago
May 1971 419
Paul Siegel Astral Relation objects of audience members, one is selected and divined by medium
1972 32
Jack Kent Tillar Tiptoe Telepathy medium divines playing cards singly and also a bunch of cards, then she reverses a card in another room which is the same card the audience constructed
1972
Magick (Issue 51)
251
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movement
Also published here 1972 37
Bruce Elliott Fingerspiele translated by Paul Maurer
performer divines amount of fingers two person hold up, with his back turned
Also published here 1973
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 34 No. 6)
102
John D. Pomeroy The Secret Conception coding with special microphone to switch of certain speakers
1973 39
Tony Faro Town Divinition coding a town
Dec. 1974
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4)
50
Tony Faro The Hand Resteth blindfold, code
Dec. 1974
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4)
50
Jack Kent Tillar Mind to Mind blindfolded medium divines numbers etc.
1974
Magick (Issue 99)
491
Karl Fulves Clocks and Cards clock time duplication, then drawn card is found by medium
1975 414
John Bragoli Collected Thoughts with medium, one spectator remembers a word and another a card, very clever
Dec. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4)
194
Philip T. Goldstein Burnt Offerings assistant reads ashes of a burnt business card and reveals a chosen ESP symbol
1976 7
Burling Hull Seventy Years of Progress in Thought Transmission Acts introduction on code acts
1976 99
The Stage Instructing Co.'s $5.00 Course in Stage Mind Reading or Second Sight coding
  • To Make the Figure or Number One Hundred
  • Articles and Objects (list of 134 objects)
  • The Kind of Metal in Coins
  • Metals
1976 101
Julius Zancig, Laura G. Fixen The Zancig-Fixen System
  • How to Apply the "Second Sight" System
  • To Tell Letters
  • To Tell Dates
  • To Tell Articles
  • Lodges and Orders
1976 103
The Howe and Howe Second Sight Code Act
1976 105
The Series System of Arranging a List of Articles
1976 106
The Three Part Number System
1976 106
The Silent "No Code" System of Second Sight "Morrits Silent Second Sight", length of pauses as code
1976 107
Burling Hull The Burling Hull Second Sight Act
  • The Stage Second Sight Act
  • The Improved Burling Hull Plan
  • Heightening Effect
  • Selecting Easiest Objects
  • How to Describe Unfamiliar Articles
  • Surprise Reading of Coins
  • Coding Information (Colors, Metals, Shapes, Sizes, Nature, U.S.A. Coins)
  • Blackboard Tests
1976 107
Burling Hull The Volta Improved Second Sight Question Act verbal and none verbal codes for answering questions, q&a
  • To Speak Exactly the Same Sentence Each Time
  • The Volta Verbal Code
  • Alternative Applications
  • The Volta Verbal Code Table
  • The Exact Qualification of the Question
  • A Memorizing System
  • The Volta System of Silent Fixed Position Codes (The Head Position Code, Hand Position Signal Code, Double-Up Fixed Position Code, Left/Right Hand Codes)
  • Question Classifications
1976 117
Al Baker Ein Mentaleffekt von Al Baker with assistent, code
Also published here 1976
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 37 No. 1)
18
Al Baker Une expérience de mentalisme de Al Baker with assistent, code
Also published here 1976
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 37 No. 3)
86
Philip T. Goldstein Combo performer divines a shape and a card
1977 7
Philip T. Goldstein, Bob Wagner, Tot O'Regan Revised 'Simbal Dek' System coding a symbol with a card
1977 8
Orville Wayne Meyer Edge of Dark code for ESP signs, over phone
1977
Magick (Issue 171)
853
Karl Fulves Telepathy for Two five ESP symbols on paper pieces, one chosen and wrapped in aluminum foil, medium divines it, code by position under which a slip is passed under the door
1977 34
Karl Fulves The Isis Slate coding four numbers (or other things) with two lines on a slate
VariationsAlso published here 1978 1072
Bruce Barnett Letters more ideas on the Isis Slate coding system
Inspired by 1978 1101
Karl Fulves Simple Ciphers on simple codes, purists and confederates
1979 1
Karl Fulves The Enciphering Technique for the upcoming code
1979 5
Karl Fulves The Shamrock Code one of five objects, how a drinking glass is held
1979 5
Karl Fulves Tips On The Handling of the Shamrock Code
1979 8
Karl Fulves 91 Sense five coins, spectator places any 4 in his hand and performer announces total, using code and confederate
1979 11
Karl Fulves "Turning" The Spectator spectator unwittingly codes information
1979 20
Karl Fulves The Date Problem coding a date, posed as a problem
1979 22
Nita Kemp, George Kemp Tiddley-Wink dividing object, secret coding for informal situations
1979
Magick (Issue 234)
1168
Karl Fulves Faces and Slates No. 49, four people written on slate, medium can identify a chosen one
1979 79
Karl Fulves It's Murder No. 50, word code
1979 80
Karl Fulves The Isis Slate No. 52, coding four numbers (or other things) with two lines on a slate
Also published here 1979 83
Bruce Elliott, L. Vosburgh Lyons Finger, Finger No. 60, number of held-up fingers divined repeatedly
Also published here 1979 101
Philip T. Goldstein One Hand Clapping coding system, for zodiac signs or other lists
Inspired by 1980 5
Robin DeWitt Color Code medium divines one of five colors
1980
Magick (Issue 253)
1263
Bill Voss Instant Rapport easy to teach/learn code, code words on back of long-short-pairs
Aug. 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 8)
524
Karl Fulves The Mind Transmitter No. 49, pen code, coin value divined by medium
1981 60
Max Maven Flair Play coding with a pen
Inspired by Mar. 1983 59
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaccent medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectator
Related toAlso published here 1984
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk)
600
Thomas Alan Waters, E. Leslie May Cue-Bic two lists of words, medium erases same as spectator
Inspired by
  • Leslie May's "Double-Deletion" in "Pentagram" Vol. 5, No. 12 1951. P. 91.
1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys)
730
Ted Karmilovich Wired Thought performer tries to divine drawing, after failure a person is called who correctly names the drawing, clever code
June 1985
Magick (Issue 353)
1763
Fredric Kolb Team Test medium divines chosen record
Aug. 1985
Magick (Issue 355)
1773
Philip T. Goldstein Pack of Criminals fifty cards with names of criminals, spectator choses one and tells it with four others to medium on the phone, medium divines chosen criminal
Aug. 1985
Magick (Issue 356)
1777
Terry Seabrooke An Object Lesson medium divines chosen object
1986 85
James G. Thompson Jr. Der Uhrzeit-Code seconds counting
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
93
Terry Seabrooke Out of Three one of three objects
Mar. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 3)
1468
James G. Thompson Jr. Peekaboo! code for sixty-four objects, grid
Also published here
  • Magic to Delight
Feb. 1988
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 3)
141
Gary Kurtz Code of Silence II medium finds paper and knows which three digit numbers are written
1989 27
Ted Karmilovich Test-Condition Telepathy transmitting a number to medium, using Cornelius' Time Control
May 1989
Magick (Issue 421)
2103
David Burmeister The Jinx Code coding device
  • Moonlight Madness
  • Not Widely Used
  • 'Time Control'
  • Two-Person Versus One-Person Acts
  • The Code
  • Dots and Dashes
  • Not Limited to Numbers Alone
  • Rhine Outdone
Related to July 1989
Magick (Issue 425)
2127
David Burmeister The Jinx Code - Part II coding device
  • Pocket Items
  • Book Test
  • Design Duplication
  • Other Uses
Related to Aug. 1989
Magick (Issue 427)
2137
Sidney Piddington, Barry Wiley Silent Psi code for ESP cards
Nov. 1989
Magick (Issue 430)
2151
Karl Fulves Other Possibilities with automatic typewriter
1992 107
Alan Wakeling Psychic Blackjack cards are named by assistant, used in a blackjack game, John Mulholland code
Also published here Dec. 1992
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4)
44
Mind Reading Deluxe comedy
1993 295
Ted Karmilovich From Me to You prepared order of objects combined with easy code, objects divined by medium
Sep. 1993
Magick (Issue 494)
2469
Karl Fulves Pitch Out pitch of music used to code information
1993
Verbatim (Issue 5)
49
Rudolf Braunmüller Hellsehen per Telefon spectator reverses any card behind his back, phone number forced with calculator, that person called and he names card
June 1993
Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 1)
34
Harry Anderson Musicalepathy medium divines chosen song
1993 84
Alan Wakeling Psychic Blackjack cards are named by assistant, used in a blackjack game, John Mulholland code
VariationsAlso published here 1993 117
Karl Fulves Magic Mind No. 46, nine objects written on pieces of paper, one chosen, medium divines it with two questions, code
1995 66
Karl Fulves Think Alike No. 47, objects on table, one chosen, medium divines it blindfolded
Related to 1995 68
Karl Fulves Think Alike Again No. 48, objects on table, one chosen, medium divines it blindfolded, different code
Related to 1995 69
Karl Fulves The Three-Object Test No. 50, three objects in bag, a spectator removes one object and hides it behind his back, medium divines missing object, two different repeats, code with feet
1995 71
Karl Fulves Numbers in Mind No. 60, hidden numbers revealed by performer, using a confederate
1995 85
John Riggs Tarot Telepathy 2000 Q&A, with medium answering questions and giving readings, performer only reads names
Also published here
  • John Riggs' "Tarot Telepathy 2000" in "The Even Compleater Fortune-Teller" 1996. P. 47.
1996
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 17)
167
Larry Becker Lightning Thot coding number using a D'Lite
1996
Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 11)
225
Karl Fulves One is for Circle three ESP cards selected, then one of those removed, other two cards given to medium who reveals chosen card, card counting and positional code on table
Related to 1997
Underworld (Issue 6)
82
Tony Bartolotta Test Results three spectators write their name on a cardboard with a color, mixed face-down, performer divines
Inspired byRelated to 1998
Underworld (Issue 9)
117
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Mord Incorporated murder game, with ten pieces of information and assistant organizing everything while performer is out of the room
Also published here 1999
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3)
109
Paul Curry Pseudo Psychometry Tip as a two person mental stunt, coding idea for assistant's tearing of the envelopes
Also published here 2001 267
David Regal Party Line
2002 88
Al Baker Al Baker's Addition Trick with assistent, code
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book)
86
Al Baker Me and the Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book)
119
Al Baker The Celebrity Feat stooge codes celebrity name with playing cards
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means)
234
Al Baker Parlor Telepathy code by placement on table
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic)
313
Al Baker The Stethoscope using stooge and signal
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic)
337
Al Baker Mental Trick using cards to code information
2003 721
Philip T. Goldstein Silentalism
  • The Other Month
choices silently coded via placement of spectators on stage, assistant genuinely blindfolded
Inspired by
  • "Co-Design" (Ken Bowell, Magi-Go-Round, 1958)
Feb. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 2)
63
Juhn-Hanussen Stage Codes
Also published here
  • Erich Juhn, Leben und Taten des Hellsehers Henrik Magnus, 1930
July 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 7)
59
Karl Fulves Either-Or how binary principles are used in fishing and coding
Related to 2005 8
Allan Slaight Missing Links card, color and symbol divined, object divined and found in the room
Inspired by
  • "Link It Test" (Stewart James)
Also published here
  • The James File, 2000
2008 138
Max Maven, T. Page Wright, William Larsen The Medium Speaks with additional thoughts by Max Maven
Inspired by
  • "The Medium Speaks" (L.W. Mental and Spirit Mysteries, 1929)
Oct. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 10)
31
Jim Steinmeyer The Affirmative Code
  • Conjuring
cards or objects in room are divined by assistant, code for twenty-six letters and numbers
Inspired by Dec. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 12)
36
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Intra-Sensory Perception testing five senses by divining the following things
  • number of cut of cards with blank deck
  • date of birth
  • what spectator had for breakfast
  • occupation of spectator
  • serial number of bill
2020 111
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Morgan & West Macarena non-verbal code for number from 10 to 49
2020 120