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* "Topping Mental Topper" in [[Jon Racherbaumer]]'s [[Cardfixes]] (1990)   
 
* "Topping Mental Topper" in [[Jon Racherbaumer]]'s [[Cardfixes]] (1990)   
 
* Ray Kosby's ''Deep Thought'' also in  Book 1 of [[Art of Astonishment]] (1996)
 
* Ray Kosby's ''Deep Thought'' also in  Book 1 of [[Art of Astonishment]] (1996)
* [[Milt Kort]]'s All-Outs Think-of-a-Card, No. 19 in the ''[[Ron Bauer]] Private Studies Series'' (2005). First published as "Sure-Fire Think of a Card" in [[The Linking Ring]], Vol. 77, No. 10, October 1997, pp. 113-115.
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* ''[[Milt Kort]]'s All-Outs Think-of-a-Card'', No. 19 in the ''[[Ron Bauer]] Private Studies Series'' (2005). First published as "Sure-Fire Think of a Card" in [[The Linking Ring]], Vol. 77, No. 10, October 1997, pp. 113-115.
 
* ''Think A Card'' by [[Roger Crosthwaite]] in Arcadia (1999) (Anthony Brahams' Cairn Press.)
 
* ''Think A Card'' by [[Roger Crosthwaite]] in Arcadia (1999) (Anthony Brahams' Cairn Press.)
 
* Kolossal Killer by [[Kenton Knepper]] (2004)
 
* Kolossal Killer by [[Kenton Knepper]] (2004)

Revision as of 03:38, 27 December 2014

Think of a Card is a mentalism effect in which a spectator merely thinks of a card and the performer locates it.

The magician allows the spectator to think of a card by:

  • Displaying the faces of a small packet of cards
  • Dispalying all the cards in the deck or apparently all the cards
  • Allowing the spectator to just think of the value and suit of any card in the deck.

The magician reveals the thought of card in one of two ways:

  • A card is identified (i.e. placed down on the table or sticking up out of a fan) and then displayed after the spectator announces the thought of card.
  • The spectator announces the card and then the card is revealed in a unique way. For example, it's the only red backed card in the blue deck.

See also Any Card At Any Number.

Early publications

Early examples of this plot are:

Notable Routines

Gimmicked Decks

Books

References