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mental:number-limiting_procedure_for_book_tests [2014/05/23 02:35]
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-====== Number-Limiting Procedure for Book Tests ====== 
-The procedure of having single digits called out, which the performer arranges in descending order to create a free page selection, thus subtly limiting the number of possible pages that can be selected, is included in Boardé'​s 1950 //​[[http://​​display/​24784/​Mainly+Mental+Volume+Two+Book+Tests/​105|Mainly Mental, Volume Two]]//, p. 95. An earlier source yet is likely. Another early description of this limiting force is found in H. G. Cleveland'​s "​Dictionary Test" on p. 59 of //​[[http://​​display/​37664/​Linking+Ring/​59|The Linking Ring]]//, Vol. 33 No. 8, October 1953.