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Theodore Annemann A Real Psychic Card Test stacked deck and slates
VariationsAlso published here 1934 The Jinx (Issue 3) 11
E. Leslie May A Handkerchief is Selected silks are put in unprepared bag and mixed, performer takes one out, force
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 8
E. Leslie May The "ELM" Card Change signed card in pocket transposes with card in deck
Also published here 1935 The Jinx (Issue 7) 26
E. Leslie May Lexicon Test alphabet cards spell selection from regular deck
1938 The Jinx (Issue 49) 345
E. Leslie May Magic versus Mentalism Addition thought-of card predicted, six out index
1939 The Jinx (Issue 52) 363
E. Leslie May Pocket Presto nice transposition presentation
1939 The Jinx (Issue 54) 384
E. Leslie May A Napkin Sewn comedy restoration with visible sewing lines
1939 The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 413
E. Leslie May The "ELM" Card Change signed card in pocket transposes with card in deck
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 20
Bill Bowman Clipped clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link, see p. 56 for variation with three clips
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 310) 38
E. Leslie May Clip as I Clip Clipped variation
Inspired by 1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 331) 133
Al Thatcher Numismatrick! coins on table are turned over one is covered and heads/tails is divined
VariationsAlso published here 1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 373) 319
E. Leslie May Revelation cards on table are turned over, one is covered and card is divined
Inspired by 1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 399) 423
Lu Brent, E. Leslie May, Paul Sweetman, David Price, J. M. Levatino Etcetera with rant on "too many card tricks" by Levatino
Jan. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 15
E. Leslie May One Over the Eight gag with 15 of Diamonds, spectator apparently drunk
1969 HEX! 49
E. Leslie May Thank You, Ted two people select mates in fair manner
1969 HEX! 51
E. Leslie May Thoughts From Thin Air alphabet cards produced from air that spell out chosen word
1969 HEX! 52
E. Leslie May Nelson's Column three people choose colored balls, performer knows who has which and has it predicted
1969 HEX! 54
E. Leslie May Penny for your Thoughts
1969 HEX! 56
E. Leslie May Controlled Thot ESP card chosen, written on slate by spectator and performer and they match, see also p. 283 & p. 348 for references
Inspired by Sep. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 281
E. Leslie May, Kenn Eastin, Greg Moore, Robert Byrne, Bill Taylor Etcetera
Feb. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4) 402
E. Leslie May, Bob Still, Cushing Strout, Trevor Dawson Etcetera
May 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 420
E. Leslie May The Fortune Telling Book two decks and two spectators, fortune-telling book with cards for each dates, selections match cards on birth date
1972 Magick (Issue 40) 197
E. Leslie May The "Elm" Card Change signed card in pocket transposes with card in deck
Also published here 1972 The Living End 74
Gene Nielsen Mindwave Two with four cards with letters on it, see also p. 460 for suggestion by Robert Schwartz
Inspired byVariations 1973 Magick (Issue 75) 373
E. Leslie May Mindwave Two... and a Half! with four cards with letters on it, variation of handling
Inspired by 1973 Magick (Issue 86) 428
Ken De Courcy A Not-so-Proper Charlie unusual method to multiply two numbers by continuously dividing and multiplying them by two
Variations 1973 Pentertain 7
E. Leslie May Asulikeit a set of ESP cards is used to reveal chosen symbol, "trick that cannot be explained", multiple out, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin Johnson
Feb. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 4) 708
E. Leslie May Tri-Mental three ESP cards selected from a deck, divined
1975 Magick (Issue 121) 601
Ken De Courcy No Time For Work gag calculation in which is shown that there are no days in which anyone works
Variations 1975 Son of Pentertain 5
E. Leslie May Spotting the Spot card stab with paper-knife, the card found is blank and the value is now on the paper-knife
Jan. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 208
Ralph L. Erlewine The Seven Dwarfs dividing 28 diamonds through seven dwarfs
Variations 1976 Mistress of Pentertain 9
E. Leslie May The Charlie Chronicles different presentation for division puzzle
Inspired by 1976 Mistress of Pentertain 11
E. Leslie May A Sanguinary Rise alternate presentation
Inspired by 1976 Mistress of Pentertain 12
E. Leslie May In the Good Old Days total of calculation is predicted
1976 Mistress of Pentertain 13
E. Leslie May Tricky Crosswords gag crosswords with same word in every row
1976 Mistress of Pentertain 14
E. Leslie May Discount Coffee addition puzzle in which money ends up missing in total
1976 Mistress of Pentertain 15
Charles Cameron, E. Leslie May The Alternative Prediction spectator write a three-digit number with identical figures, either number is predicted or total after calculation
1976 Mistress of Pentertain 16
E. Leslie May Medical Magic letter puzzle with four names and two rooms
1976 Mistress of Pentertain 22
E. Leslie May (reviewer) What they said about "the other book" by Karrell Fox by Karrell Fox 1979 Another Book 257
E. Leslie May Mit Dank and Joseph und James three cards chosen with "cut a packet and turn it over", divined or predicted
Inspired by
  • "Nullifactor" (Stewart James, 1951)
Also published here
  • Pentagram, Dec. 1959
Dec. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3&4) 128
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