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-====== Number-limiting ​Procedure for Book Tests ======+====== Number-Limiting ​Procedure for Book Tests ======
  
-An early description of 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, ​seems to be in H. G. Cleveland'​s ​"​Dictionary Test" on p. 59 of //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​37664/Linking+Ring/59|The Linking Ring]]//, Vol33, No8, October 1953However, since this ranging ​force was included ​in Boardé'​s ​1950 //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​24784/Mainly+Mental+Volume+Two+Book+Tests/104|Mainly Mental, Volume Two]]//, there has to be an earlier source.+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://​askalexander.org/​display/​24784/Mainly+Mental+Volume+Two+Book+Tests/105|Mainly Mental, Volume Two]]//, p95An earlier source yet is likelyAnother early description of this limiting ​force is found in H. G. Cleveland'​s ​"​Dictionary Test" on p. 59 of //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​37664/Linking+Ring/59|The Linking Ring]]//, Vol. 33 No. 8, October 1953.
  
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