rogers' ever ready forcing pack \n short forcing cards glued on long indifferent cards \n dr. ford rogers \n telepathic deck of cards \n henry hardin \n harlan tarbell \n burling hull \n the tele-psychic-omatic deck \n bob farmer
1938
greater magic Dr. Ford Rogers

Rogers' Ever Ready Forcing Pack

short forcing cards glued on long indifferent cards

a psychological discovery \n two-pile-stop trick with eight/nine alternating set-up \n sam leo horowitz \n daley notebooks #602 \n curious coincidence \n unknown \n never-miss stop effect \n martin gardner \n name your number \n bert allerton \n 8's & 9's \n sam leo horowitz \n n-e-t profit \n richard vollmer \n diploid \n peter duffie \n coversion \n peter duffie \n the stop trick \n sam leo horowitz \n roberto giobbi \n martin gardner \n another psychological discovery \n bob farmer
1938
greater magic Sam Leo Horowitz

A Psychological Discovery

two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up

ten card deal \n jonah card \n dai vernon \n paul curry \n martin gardner \n john scarne \n audley walsh \n ten card deal p.s. \n martin gardner \n edward marlo \n bert allerton \n take ten \n john murray \n ten card deal \n paul curry \n martin gardner \n john scarne \n dai vernon \n audley walsh \n the phoenix 1949 \n bob farmer
1949
the phoenix 151-200 Dai Vernon, Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Audley Walsh

ten card deal p.s. \n further ideas on the ten card poker deal \n martin gardner \n edward marlo \n bert allerton \n ten card deal \n dai vernon \n paul curry \n martin gardner \n john scarne \n audley walsh \n take ten \n john murray \n the phoenix 1949 \n bob farmer
1949
the phoenix 151-200 Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo, Bert Allerton

the two card trick \n two phases, double facer \n bert allerton \n the two card trick \n bert allerton \n the two card trick \n jerry mentzer \n jazz pieces/body and soul \n bob farmer
1958
the close-up magician Bert Allerton

henry christ's fabulous ace routine \n \n henry christ \n sweet, lorayne! \n allan slaight \n gambo magique \n bob farmer \n armamentarium aces \n joshua jay
1961
professional card magic Henry Christ

lesson in larceny \n ten card packet, spectator deals cards from top or bottom and gets a straight, performer aces \n roy walton \n strictly straight \n russell "rusduck" duck \n babel \n karl fulves \n lesson in larceny \n roy walton \n a card force \n karl fulves \n mel bennett \n you cheat me, i cheat you \n bob farmer
1966
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Roy Walton

Lesson In Larceny

ten card packet, spectator deals cards from top or bottom and gets a straight, performer aces

self-duplicating set-ups \n exotic principle in which sequences are duplicated in a random outjog-sorting procedure \n karl fulves \n self-duplicating set-ups \n karl fulves \n duprediction \n philip t. goldstein \n blackjack attack \n bob farmer
1968
epilogue Karl Fulves

Self-Duplicating Set-ups

exotic principle in which sequences are duplicated in a random outjog-sorting procedure

repeat poker deal \n ten card set-up \n dai vernon \n repeat poker deal \n dai vernon \n the automatic gambler is back \n ian baxter \n vernon repeat poker deal \n dai vernon \n bob farmer
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Dai Vernon

the card sharp and the four gamblers \n with four kings kicker and story \n dai vernon \n harry lorayne \n don costello \n cutting the aces \n dai vernon \n the card sharp and the four gamblers \n harry lorayne \n dai vernon \n don costello \n martin a. nash \n sweet, lorayne! \n allan slaight \n gambo magique \n bob farmer \n the card sharp and the four gamblers \n harry lorayne \n christian scherer \n the card sharp & the four gamblers \n harry lorayne
1971
reputation-makers Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Don Costello

swift poker deal \n face-up/face-down shuffled deck, using cut-and-turn-over-force before shuffle \n allen swift \n frank garcia \n guyatt's drunken cut improved \n terry guyatt \n edward marlo \n swift poker deal \n allen swift \n frank garcia \n bob farmer
1972
million dollar card secrets Allen Swift, Frank Garcia

Swift Poker Deal

face-up/face-down shuffled deck, using cut-and-turn-over-force before shuffle

jazz combo \n mentioning the combination of jazz aces with elevator aces, oil and water, ... \n jerry mentzer \n cook's elevator aces \n dr. richard cook \n jazz pieces - body & soul \n bob farmer \n bert allerton \n jerry mentzer
1974
card cavalcade ii Jerry Mentzer

Jazz Combo

mentioning the combination of Jazz Aces with Elevator Aces, Oil and Water, ...

hand o' doom \n triumph with thought-of card, card vanishes and travels into spectator's pocket to some other cards already there, cue card on card with a hand design on it \n bob farmer \n hand o' doom \n bob farmer
1975
hand o' doom Bob Farmer

Hand O' Doom

Triumph with thought-of card, card vanishes and travels into spectator's pocket to some other cards already there, cue card on card with a hand design on it

the synchronized clock \n card at chosen hour matches with value \n edward marlo \n clock o'doom \n john bannon \n bob farmer
1976
marlo's magazine volume 1 Edward Marlo

jazz pieces - body & soul \n a red and a black jumbo card are cut into four pieces, the pieces change places, oil and water, missing part of the description is published in "jazz pieces" \n bob farmer \n bert allerton \n jerry mentzer \n jazz combo \n jerry mentzer \n oil & water \n jon racherbaumer \n jazz pieces \n bob farmer
1977
pabular Bob Farmer, Bert Allerton, Jerry Mentzer

Jazz Pieces - Body & Soul

a red and a black jumbo card are cut into four pieces, the pieces change places, oil and water, missing part of the description is published in "Jazz Pieces"

jazz pieces \n missing part of text and illustrations \n bob farmer \n jazz pieces - body & soul \n bob farmer \n bert allerton \n jerry mentzer
1978
pabular Bob Farmer

twisting, turning, extending and otherwise molesting the aces \n card is stretched, then one by one reverses \n bob farmer \n bill simon
1978
pabular Bob Farmer, Bill Simon

Twisting, Turning, Extending and Otherwise Molesting the Aces

double-dazzling triumph \n two selections, deck shuffled face up into face down, two cards are reversed, indicator cards to find selections, then deck is separated into red and black cards \n daryl martinez \n double-dazzling slop shuffle triumph \n bob farmer
1979
double-dazzling triumph Daryl Martinez

Double-Dazzling Triumph

two selections, deck shuffled face up into face down, two cards are reversed, indicator cards to find selections, then deck is separated into red and black cards

the buddha bet \n "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-up \n karl fulves \n charles t. jordan \n joseph ovette \n u. f. grant \n the buddha whispers \n joseph ovette \n demon's divination \n charles t. jordan \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer
1981
fourcast Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan, Joseph Ovette, U. F. Grant

reversatility \n method for facing the deck or reversing cards at center:
- to reverse a card
- without a tabletop
- to reverse a card at a known position
- to reverse cards throughout the deck
- to reverse a card in a packet \n bob farmer
1982
best of friends Bob Farmer

Reversatility

method for facing the deck or reversing cards at center:

31 plus \n ace through six used, spectator choses three and performer takes other three, they call their numbers and whoever adds to 31 wins \n roy walton \n karl fulves \n face \n stephen tucker \n the game of 31 \n bob farmer
1982
six impromptu card tricks Roy Walton, Karl Fulves

31 Plus

Ace through Six used, spectator choses three and performer takes other three, they call their numbers and whoever adds to 31 wins

double-dazzling slop shuffle triumph \n two selections, deck shuffled face up into face down, two cards are reversed, indicator cards to find selections, then deck is separated into red and black cards \n bob farmer \n double-dazzling triumph \n daryl martinez
1982
fork full of appetizers Bob Farmer

Double-Dazzling Slop Shuffle Triumph

two selections, deck shuffled face up into face down, two cards are reversed, indicator cards to find selections, then deck is separated into red and black cards

gambo magique \n \n bob farmer \n frank garcia's "a spectacular routine" \n henry christ's fabulous ace routine \n henry christ \n the card sharp and the four gamblers \n dai vernon \n harry lorayne \n don costello \n the gambler's third lesson \n karl fulves
1984
fork full of appetizers — book 2 Bob Farmer

transfer cut \n from bottom to center, tripple cut in the hands \n bob farmer \n tom craven's "f.t. cut" in "the linking ring", 1978 \n f.t. cut \n frank thompson \n halo cut \n harry lorayne
1984
fork full of appetizers - book 2 Bob Farmer

Transfer Cut

from bottom to center, tripple cut in the hands

Inspired by

Tom Craven's "F.T. Cut" in "The Linking Ring", 1978

swivel slip cut \n several cards from top to center \n bob farmer \n doug edwards' "cardmania", same idea
1984
fork full of appetizers - book 2 Bob Farmer

the packet transfer (pat) switch \n versatile switch on top of deck without breaks
- pat switch i: for partial packet switches
- pat switch ii: for complete packet switch \n bob farmer \n to catch an ace #3 \n harry lorayne
1985
best of friends — volume ii Bob Farmer

invisible triumph \n rough smooth, for credit information see reference \n robert d. michaels \n david ben \n michael close \n bob farmer \n michael weber \n invisible triumph \n jim krenz \n invisible triumph \n david ben \n michael weber \n michael close \n bob farmer \n invisible triumph \n michael powers
1986
apocalypse vol. 6-10 Robert D. Michaels, David Ben, Michael Close, Bob Farmer, Michael Weber

Invisible Triumph

rough smooth, for credit information see reference

stacked deck version \n spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker hand \n bob farmer \n the buddha bet \n karl fulves \n charles t. jordan \n joseph ovette \n u. f. grant \n finesse \n bob farmer \n what from whom \n karl fulves \n real mindreading \n james swain \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer
1987/1988
tsunami Bob Farmer

Stacked Deck Version

spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker hand

impromptu version \n spectator shuffles deck and think of the highest of five random cards, performer places poker hand on table, it is a royal flush that contains thought-of card \n bob farmer \n mesmeric revelations: quoting the maven semaphore \n max maven \n impromptu version \n bob farmer \n sue? not me! \n bob farmer
1987/1988
tsunami Bob Farmer

Impromptu Version

spectator shuffles deck and think of the highest of five random cards, performer places poker hand on table, it is a Royal Flush that contains thought-of card

pentacle force \n forcing a ten to ace value on spectator, tsunami principle \n bob farmer \n "16-foot tsunami" \n jas jakutsch \n bob farmer \n pentacle force \n bob farmer \n before the thought \n ryan schlutz
1987/1988
tsunami Bob Farmer

Pentacle Force

forcing a Ten to Ace value on spectator, Tsunami principle

you can lead a gift horse to water but you can't look in its mouth \n different way to end the previous tricks, with only the selection \n bob farmer \n you can lead a gift horse to water but you can't look in its mouth \n bob farmer
1987/1988
tsunami Bob Farmer

You Can Lead a Gift Horse to Water But You Can't Look in its Mouth

different way to end the previous tricks, with only the selection

five card versions \n "one no is once enough is not enough"
spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no) \n bob farmer \n howard lyons \n mental vibrations \n harry lorayne \n five card versions \n bob farmer \n howard lyons
1987/1988
tsunami Bob Farmer, Howard Lyons

Five Card Versions

"One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough"
spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no)

impromptu impromptu version \n "one one no is once enough is not enough is not enough"
one of five cards \n bob farmer \n impromptu version \n bob farmer
1987/1988
tsunami Bob Farmer

Impromptu Impromptu Version

"One One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough Is Not Enough"
one of five cards

high card force \n five spectators remove cards from portions of the deck, then another spectator the highest one of those, card is forced \n bob farmer \n high card force \n bob farmer
1987/1988
tsunami Bob Farmer

High Card Force

five spectators remove cards from portions of the deck, then another spectator the highest one of those, card is forced

finesse \n further ideas
1. koran 101 strategy
2. character of questions
3. five piles
4. overcon (ten-card stack for majority fishing with two nos)
5. credits (for one-no fishing) \n bob farmer \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer \n finesse \n bob farmer
1987/1988
tsunami Bob Farmer

Finesse

further ideas
1. Koran 101 Strategy
2. Character of Questions
3. Five Piles
4. Overcon (ten-card stack for majority fishing with two nos)
5. Credits (for one-no fishing)

mesmeric revelations: quoting the maven semaphore \n suggestions \n max maven \n impromptu version \n bob farmer \n mesmeric revelations: quoting the maven semaphore \n max maven
1987/1988
tsunami Max Maven

what from whom \n credit discussions
- bob farmer's "tsunami"
- gaetan bloom's "visible monte"
- "jumbo mondo monte"
- response to "shuffle off" manuscript
- flip flap by the magic hands \n karl fulves \n insideout & stretchit \n robert e. neale \n shuffle off \n karl fulves \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer
1988
interlocutor Karl Fulves

deja voodoo \n card named, word "impossible" looked up in dictionary, selection is written next to it, long-short pages \n bob farmer \n deja voodoo 2.0 \n bob farmer
1989
deja voodoo Bob Farmer

Deja Voodoo

card named, word "impossible" looked up in dictionary, selection is written next to it, long-short pages

the touch force \n \n gary ouellet \n touch force handling \n bob farmer \n touch force as multiple out \n john bannon \n isolated touch force \n vic trabucco
1990
close up illusions Gary Ouellet

headhunter \n seven blank cards and jack of hearts, jack travels from packet to packet, repeated twice, then all blank cards become jacks of hearts \n bob farmer
1990
headhunter Bob Farmer

Headhunter

seven blank cards and Jack of Hearts, Jack travels from packet to packet, repeated twice, then all blank cards become Jacks of Hearts

clock o'doom \n clock trick with small packet triumph sequence, selection travels from packet to deck, inspired by bob farmer's "hand o'doom", see racherbaumer reference for credit information \n john bannon \n bob farmer \n the synchronized clock \n edward marlo \n about a procedure for the clock trick \n jon racherbaumer
1991
smoke and mirrors John Bannon, Bob Farmer

Clock O'Doom

clock trick with small packet triumph sequence, selection travels from packet to deck, inspired by Bob Farmer's "Hand O'Doom", see Racherbaumer reference for credit information

jazz pieces/body and soul \n two giant card cut into four pieces, two pieces transpose, then oil and water phase with the 4&4, jazz aces with the pieces \n bob farmer \n the two card trick \n bert allerton
1993
card file Bob Farmer

Jazz Pieces/Body and Soul

two giant card cut into four pieces, two pieces transpose, then oil and water phase with the 4&4, Jazz Aces with the pieces

double-headed coins \n bar bets with double-headed coins
- con of the realm
- pocket change
- two heads are better than one
- two out of three ain't bad
- none out of three
- two out of three ain't badder
- heads i win, tails you lose \n bob farmer
1994
beat 'em, cheat 'em, leave 'em bleedin' Bob Farmer

ten cards, twenty fingers, unlimited cash \n marked jonah, optional stripper deck to take the set out after an honest shuffle of the deck \n bob farmer
1994
beat 'em, cheat 'em, leave 'em bleedin' Bob Farmer

Ten Cards, Twenty Fingers, Unlimited Cash

marked Jonah, optional stripper deck to take the set out after an honest shuffle of the deck

the game of 31 \n ace through six on table, numbers added until in turn until 31 is reached, performer always wins \n bob farmer \n 31 plus \n roy walton \n karl fulves
1994
beat 'em, cheat 'em, leave 'em bleedin' Bob Farmer

The Game of 31

Ace through Six on table, numbers added until in turn until 31 is reached, performer always wins

svengali monte \n monte type betting routine with the deck cut into three piles, optional clean ending \n bob farmer
1994
beat 'em, cheat 'em, leave 'em bleedin' Bob Farmer

Svengali Monte

monte type betting routine with the deck cut into three piles, optional clean ending

loaded dice \n bets with loaded and mis-spotted dice
- 7-11 dice - load and fire
- another game of 31
- bone try
- pair of dice by the dashboard light \n bob farmer
1994
beat 'em, cheat 'em, leave 'em bleedin' Bob Farmer

nothing too loose \n monte trick in which card with large hole must be followed \n jim krenz \n "nothing to lose" (bob farmer)
1994
notable magic! Jim Krenz

Nothing Too Loose

monte trick in which card with large hole must be followed

invisible triumph \n spectator shuffles, all card roughed on back \n jim krenz \n invisible triumph \n robert d. michaels \n david ben \n michael close \n bob farmer \n michael weber
1994
notable magic! Jim Krenz

leftovers \n on the internet, bruce barnett, doug canning, cal tooles, credit information for semi-automatic card tricks volume ii by bob farmer, beeper joke, ed eckl \n steve beam
1995
the trapdoor — volume three Steve Beam

Leftovers

on the internet, Bruce Barnett, Doug Canning, Cal Tooles, credit information for Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Volume II by Bob Farmer, beeper joke, Ed Eckl

three in hiding \n three cards in three pockets of spectator, performer divines who has which card, with second method "hidey-hole" \n alex elmsley \n no hiding place \n roy walton \n hide in plain (second) sight \n bob farmer \n three in hiding \n alex elmsley
1996
the looking glass Alex Elmsley

Three in Hiding

three cards in three pockets of spectator, performer divines who has which card, with second method "Hidey-Hole"

real mindreading \n freely thought-of card found with fishing procedure (tsunami) \n james swain \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer
1996
miracles with cards James Swain

Real Mindreading

freely thought-of card found with fishing procedure (Tsunami)

showdown \n three phase ten card poker deal routine, last phase is stud poker. includes tom hubbard's handling at the end. \n nick trost \n "mahtub" (rene lavand, magic from the soul, 1993) \n tom hubbard's handling of "showdown" \n tom hubbard \n super showdown \n nick trost \n showdown \n nick trost \n mahtub \n rené lavand \n notes: showdown/mahtub \n bob farmer
1997
the card magic of nick trost Nick Trost

Showdown

three phase Ten Card Poker Deal routine, last phase is stud poker. Includes Tom Hubbard's handling at the end.

underworld \n nine cards \n alex elmsley \n it's a small world \n alex elmsley \n free will \n peter duffie \n vaya con dios con \n bob farmer \n free will \n peter duffie
1997
alex is at it again Alex Elmsley

power poker \n ten cards, spectator can chose which he wands, full house and royal flush \n alex elmsley \n genii, oct. 1996 \n it's a small world \n alex elmsley \n poker by perception \n unknown \n the power of poker \n david solomon \n alex elmsley \n natural poker power \n michael powers \n double power poker \n nick trost \n strip club \n bob farmer \n power poker \n alex elmsley \n double power poker \n nick trost \n poker stud \n jerry k. hartman \n power blind man's blackjack \n bob farmer \n fair game \n paul vigil \n overpowering poker \n michael weber
1997
alex is at it again Alex Elmsley

Power Poker

ten cards, spectator can chose which he wands, full house and royal flush

big solid ball vanish \n ball rolled from cup into hand and seen, vanishes \n bob farmer \n "the vanishing buckeye" (eddie fields' secret diary, p. 19)
1998
cyclops Bob Farmer

Big Solid Ball Vanish

ball rolled from cup into hand and seen, vanishes

Related to

"The Vanishing Buckeye" (Eddie Fields' Secret Diary, p. 19)

"16-foot tsunami" \n multiple cards are divined, impossible conditions, psychic poker, belly strippers \n jas jakutsch \n bob farmer \n pentacle force \n bob farmer
1999
completely mental - vol. 3 Jas Jakutsch, Bob Farmer

"16-Foot Tsunami"

multiple cards are divined, impossible conditions, psychic poker, belly strippers

mental vibrations \n spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no), with lead-in effect \n harry lorayne \n five card versions \n bob farmer \n howard lyons \n mental vibrations \n harry lorayne
2001
personal collection Harry Lorayne

Mental Vibrations

spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no), with lead-in effect

wonder coin \n coin through hand, coin above chose card, melts through cards in second phase leaving hole, see also bob farmer's "journey to the center of the deck" (linking ring sep. 1983) \n david ben
2003
tricks David Ben

Wonder Coin

coin through hand, coin above chose card, melts through cards in second phase leaving hole, see also Bob Farmer's "Journey to the Center of the Deck" (Linking Ring Sep. 1983)

gardner's gambit \n row of cards, taking cards from either end alternately with spectator, whose cards add up higher wins, forced outcome, parity
- final game (royal flush ending) \n martin gardner \n coin item in "mathematical puzzles" (peter winkler) \n notes on mg's game \n karl fulves \n winkler poker \n bob farmer \n peter winkler
2006
prolix Martin Gardner

Gardner's Gambit

row of cards, taking cards from either end alternately with spectator, whose cards add up higher wins, forced outcome, parity

Final Game (Royal Flush ending)

Inspired by

coin item in "Mathematical Puzzles" (Peter Winkler)

through the looking glass \n chosen card turns out to be only reversed card on a picture with a deck spread face up \n lewis jones \n don wyatt \n bob farmer's "one face south" in "genii" may, 2006.
2006
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 6 Lewis Jones, Don Wyatt

Through the Looking Glass

chosen card turns out to be only reversed card on a picture with a deck spread face up

Inspired by

Bob Farmer's "One Face South" in "Genii" May, 2006.

invisible triumph \n selection turns over in other deck then triumph with original deck, rough smooth & cheek to cheek combination \n michael powers \n invisible triumph \n robert d. michaels \n david ben \n michael close \n bob farmer \n michael weber
2006
power plays Michael Powers

Invisible Triumph

selection turns over in other deck then Triumph with original deck, rough smooth & cheek to cheek combination

"the tantalizer" to stack \n using "the tantalizer" in conjunction with a stack, see also page 47:
- way into "the tantalizer" \n denis behr \n the tantalizer \n unknown \n 草泥马机率 (wtf possibility) \n michael lam \n tarodiction tantalizer \n bob farmer \n synchronicity \n helder guimarães
2007
handcrafted card magic Denis Behr

"The Tantalizer" to Stack

using "The Tantalizer" in conjunction with a stack, see also page 47:

full-deck ten card poker \n - another handling \n nick trost \n full-deck ten card poker \n nick trost \n bob farmer
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2 Nick Trost

winner's intuition \n spectator chooses ten cards from a deck, places five cards each into two boxes, and magician determines which box has winning hand multiple times \n woody aragón \n aragon attractor \n woody aragón \n bob farmer
2011
a book in english Woody Aragón

Winner's Intuition

spectator chooses ten cards from a deck, places five cards each into two boxes, and magician determines which box has winning hand multiple times

svensk voodoo \n one card selected and one thought-of, first found at number named by performer, second at number named by spectator \n tomas blomberg \n introduction \n jerry k. hartman \n two-deck svensk voodoo \n tomas blomberg \n svenvoodoo \n bob farmer \n paradromic delusion \n john hostler
2014
blomberg laboratories Tomas Blomberg

Svensk Voodoo

one card selected and one thought-of, first found at number named by performer, second at number named by spectator

part one: the ten card deal \n - introduction
- the basic principle
- jonah
- statistical analysis
- references
- how to read this book
- origins \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

the phoenix 1949 \n reprinted with commentary
<b>the phoenix #168 - ten card deal</b>
- vernon and the mexican gambler
- presentation
- jonah on top
- jonah on bottom
- jonah second from top
- spectator second deals
- spectator shuffles
- ace as jonah on top
- credits
<b>the phoenix #170 - ten card deal p.s.</b>
- martin gardner
- ed marlo
- bert allerton
- biddle move \n bob farmer \n ten card deal \n dai vernon \n paul curry \n martin gardner \n john scarne \n audley walsh \n ten card deal p.s. \n martin gardner \n edward marlo \n bert allerton
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

The Phoenix 1949

reprinted with commentary The Phoenix #168 - Ten Card Deal

false shuffles \n for small packet, cut procedure \n bob farmer \n small packet false mix \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

bolo jonah \n methods for marking the jonah card
- marked cards
- short and long cards
- snap crimp (mayhew) \n bob farmer \n steve mayhew \n "lazy man's ten-card poker deal" (steve mayhew, labyrinth #8 part 2, 1998)
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer, Steve Mayhew

Bolo Jonah

methods for marking the Jonah card

Marked Cards

Short and Long Cards

Snap Crimp (Mayhew)

Related to

"Lazy Man's Ten-Card Poker Deal" (Steve Mayhew, Labyrinth #8 Part 2, 1998)

forcing the jonah \n collection of several methods
- odd/even
- shuffle and deal
- face-up or face-down
- combinations
- deal equivoque
- bare faced lie
- australian down under deal
- psychological force \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

the 50 card deal \n playing with five spectators simultaneously \n steve mayhew \n fished in and chips \n bob farmer \n go fisch \n r. paul wilson \n shooting fish in a barrel \n curtis kam
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Steve Mayhew

full-deck ten card poker \n \n nick trost \n bob farmer \n full-deck ten card poker \n nick trost
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Nick Trost, Bob Farmer

power poker \n "final instructions" in envelope, four phases \n bob king \n mike porstmann \n final instructions \n rudolf braunmüller \n the final himber wallet \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob King, Mike Porstmann

mahtub \n seven phases, with bob farmer comments:
- alternate deal five
- alternate deal 7 \n rené lavand \n magic from the soul (1993) \n showdown \n nick trost
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier René Lavand

notes: showdown/mahtub \n \n bob farmer \n "mahtub" (rené lavand, magic from the soul, 1993) \n showdown \n nick trost
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

automatic gambler \n \n nick trost \n "auto draw" (karl fulves, charlatan no. 2, 2000) \n "automatic gambler" (subtle card creations vol. 3, 2009) \n automatic gambler about face \n bob farmer \n the automatic blind gambler \n bob farmer \n the automatic gambler magic circle \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Nick Trost

the cincinnati kid poker game \n \n tony binarelli \n "the cincinnati kid poker game" (class act, 1991) \n strip club \n bob farmer \n gambler's poker routine \n nick trost
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Tony Binarelli

strip club \n with cadd force, belly strippers
- cadd
- power poker
- bottom dealing
- trap dance i
- trap dance ii \n bob farmer \n power poker \n alex elmsley \n the cincinnati kid poker game \n tony binarelli \n trap dance iii \n jerry k. hartman
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

cadd force \n cut-and-deal-down force, spectator cuts off a pile and deals the rest into x piles, the top cards are forced \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

CADD Force

Cut-and-Deal-Down Force, spectator cuts off a pile and deals the rest into x piles, the top cards are forced

magic magazine \n chapter intro, following routine are from bob farmer's magic column that started in 1994 \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

Magic Magazine

chapter intro, following routine are from Bob Farmer's MAGIC column that started in 1994

done deal iv: blind psycho \n performer is blindfolded
- selecting the hole cards
- selecting the hands \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

done deal v: the scam-and-scram ten card deal \n \n bob farmer \n notes on scam and scram \n scott cram \n r. paul wilson \n peter duffie \n the zen card deal \n peter duffie \n stripson and dealilah \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

notes on scam and scram \n \n scott cram \n r. paul wilson \n peter duffie \n done deal v: the scam-and-scram ten card deal \n bob farmer \n the zen card deal \n peter duffie
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Scott Cram, R. Paul Wilson, Peter Duffie

done deal vi \n spectator cuts deck and deals, loses, blocks are strung together to force cut position \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

Done Deal VI

spectator cuts deck and deals, loses, blocks are strung together to force cut position

done deal vii \n spectator cuts and deals two hands, loses, five duplicate ten card poker sets \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

Done Deal VII

spectator cuts and deals two hands, loses, five duplicate Ten Card Poker sets

the twenty card deal \n \n roy walton \n no palming, no cry \n bob farmer \n macao marauder \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Roy Walton

three handed ten card deals \n - dead beat
- oblivious \n peter duffie \n no palming, no cry \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Peter Duffie

no palming, no cry \n \n bob farmer \n the twenty card deal \n roy walton \n three handed ten card deals \n peter duffie
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

the zen card deal \n \n peter duffie \n done deal v: the scam-and-scram ten card deal \n bob farmer \n notes on scam and scram \n scott cram \n r. paul wilson \n peter duffie \n father roger crosthwaite addition \n roger crosthwaite
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Peter Duffie

nine card hold'em \n - bobservations
- the real rules
- the flim-flam rules
- the scam
- first deal: flush
- second deal: straight
- third deal \n bob farmer \n flim-flam column in genii
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

part two: deals with ten cards \n chapter intro
- absolute power poker deceives absolutely \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

winkler poker \n chapter intro, position parity principle \n bob farmer \n peter winkler \n mathematical card magic, colm mulcahy, 2013, p. 71 \n mathematical puzzles, peter winkler, 2003 \n gardner's gambit \n martin gardner \n pharaohs & magicians \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer, Peter Winkler

Winkler Poker

chapter intro, Position Parity Principle

Related to

Mathematical Card Magic, Colm Mulcahy, 2013, p. 71

(losing) end poker \n cards taken alternately from both ends of a tabled row of cards, parity \n jon racherbaumer \n jonah ploys, jon racherbaumer, 2013 \n end game \n bob farmer \n bottom feeder \n brad henderson
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Jon Racherbaumer

(Losing) End Poker

cards taken alternately from both ends of a tabled row of cards, parity

bottom line \n cadd force, winkler principle
- wired deck (with five royal flushes in spades) \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

absolute power blind man's blackjack \n with eight cards
- blackjack finale
- poker phase
- dice phase \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

table stakes \n tables about possible combinations and outcomes
- ten cards
- choosing the cards
- ten card deal segue \n bob farmer \n harold cataquet
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer, Harold Cataquet

blackjack attack \n - ordinary deck version \n bob farmer \n magic, 1997 \n self-duplicating set-ups \n karl fulves
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

part four: switches \n chapter intro
- wait and switch
- phasers on stun
- time and reality correction theory \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

about a procedure for the clock trick \n credit information \n jon racherbaumer \n clock o'doom \n john bannon \n bob farmer
2016
facsimile Jon Racherbaumer

cryptical envelopment \n card thought-of from fan is divined, then is shown to be missing from deck and inside tabled envelope \n john hostler \n the bammo 50% oblivion deck \n bob farmer
2016
magnum opossum John Hostler

Cryptical Envelopment

card thought-of from fan is divined, then is shown to be missing from deck and inside tabled envelope

a simple demonstration \n sorting through dealing, concept explained with six cards and three piles \n bob farmer
2017
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A Simple Demonstration

sorting through dealing, concept explained with six cards and three piles

triharder \n fifteen-card-packets shuffled and dealt into three piles by both performer and spectator, performer gets them in order, spectator doesn't
- mini-me version (thirteen cards) \n bob farmer \n casinodiction \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Triharder

fifteen-card-packets shuffled and dealt into three piles by both performer and spectator, performer gets them in order, spectator doesn't

macau casino shuffle #1 \n ace to king of hearts and spades are each shuffled, performer deal-mixes them, one is sorted, then both are in same mixed order, then spectator cuts one of the suits and the order matches prediction \n bob farmer \n macau casino shuffle #2 \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Macau Casino Shuffle #1

Ace to King of Hearts and Spades are each shuffled, performer deal-mixes them, one is sorted, then both are in same mixed order, then spectator cuts one of the suits and the order matches prediction

macau casino shuffle #2 \n version with thirteen duplicates \n bob farmer \n macau casino shuffle #1 \n bob farmer
2017
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dr. rhine, i presume \n two sets of fifteen esp cards are shuffled, the orders match after a deal-mix, and the order is predicted \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Dr. Rhine, I Presume

two sets of fifteen ESP cards are shuffled, the orders match after a deal-mix, and the order is predicted

tarodiction 1 \n two sets of fourteen tarot cards are shuffled, the orders match after a deal-mix, and the order is predicted \n bob farmer \n tarodiction 2 \n bob farmer \n pentadiction \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Tarodiction 1

two sets of fourteen Tarot cards are shuffled, the orders match after a deal-mix, and the order is predicted

the inverted maximized shuffle \n - the trinary shuffle (building three separate piles in an in-the-hands mix)
- maximizing the trinary shuffle \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

The Inverted Maximized Shuffle

The Trinary Shuffle (building three separate piles in an in-the-hands mix)

part three: tsunami - a tidal wave of deception drowning a world of truth \n - introduction \n bob farmer
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the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Part Three: Tsunami - A Tidal Wave of Deception Drowning a World of Truth

stacked deck version \n spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker hand \n bob farmer \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Stacked Deck Version

spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker hand

special deck version \n same effect, duplicates in deck \n bob farmer \n special deck version \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

impromptu version \n spectator shuffles deck and think of the highest of five random cards, performer places poker hand on table, it is a royal flush that contains thought-of card \n bob farmer \n impromptu version \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Impromptu Version

spectator shuffles deck and think of the highest of five random cards, performer places poker hand on table, it is a Royal Flush that contains thought-of card

pentacle force \n forcing a ten to ace value on spectator, see also p. 89 \n bob farmer \n pentacle force \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Pentacle Force

forcing a Ten to Ace value on spectator, see also p. 89

you can lead a gift horse to water but you can't look in its mouth \n different way to end the previous tricks, with only the selection \n bob farmer \n you can lead a gift horse to water but you can't look in its mouth \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

You Can Lead a Gift Horse to Water But You Can't Look in its Mouth

different way to end the previous tricks, with only the selection

five card versions \n "one no is once enough is not enough"
spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no) \n bob farmer \n howard lyons \n five card versions \n bob farmer \n howard lyons
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer, Howard Lyons

Five Card Versions

"One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough"
spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no)

impromptu version \n "one one no is once enough is not enough is not enough"
one of five cards \n bob farmer \n impromptu impromptu version \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Impromptu Version

"One One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough Is Not Enough"
one of five cards

high card force \n five spectators remove cards from portions of the deck, then another spectator the highest one of those, card is forced \n bob farmer \n high card force \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

High Card Force

five spectators remove cards from portions of the deck, then another spectator the highest one of those, card is forced

finesse \n further ideas
1. banked deck strategy
2. character of questions
3. five piles
4. overcon (ten-card stack for majority fishing with two nos)
5. credits (for one-no fishing) \n bob farmer \n finesse \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Finesse

further ideas
1. Banked Deck Strategy
2. Character of Questions
3. Five Piles
4. Overcon (ten-card stack for majority fishing with two nos)
5. Credits (for one-no fishing)

sue? not me! \n highest one of five random cards thought of, divined \n bob farmer \n impromptu version \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Sue? Not Me!

highest one of five random cards thought of, divined

a card that lies, a deck that tells the truth \n oosoom type \n bob farmer \n the cards don't lie \n michael weber
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

majority fishing \n credit information \n bob farmer \n "the principle of majorities" (orville meyer, magic in the modern manner, 1949, p. 62) \n the ten-card inquisition \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Majority Fishing

credit information

Related to

"The Principle of Majorities" (Orville Meyer, Magic in the Modern Manner, 1949, p. 62)

narrowing the choice to five cards \n restricting the spectator's choice
- another method
- yet another method
- still another pretty cool method (as in vernon's cutting the aces)
- yet another method \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Narrowing the Choice to Five Cards

restricting the spectator's choice

Another Method

Yet Another Method

Still Another Pretty Cool Method (As in Vernon's Cutting the Aces)

the cards don't lie \n "mike weber variation" \n michael weber \n a card that lies, a deck that tells the truth \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Michael Weber

casinodiction \n spectator shuffles twenty cards from four different decks and deals them out according to their back designs, ends up with good poker hands \n bob farmer \n triharder \n bob farmer \n pete's casinodiction \n pete mccabe
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Casinodiction

spectator shuffles twenty cards from four different decks and deals them out according to their back designs, ends up with good poker hands

blackjack bushwhack \n packet ends up in magic square configuration for 21 \n bob farmer \n face-up blackjack \n bob farmer \n blackjack bushwhack \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Blackjack Bushwhack

packet ends up in magic square configuration for 21

messcalero redux \n deck shuffled, dealt into eight piles randomly, triumph done, new deck order finale, octal sorting \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Messcalero Redux

deck shuffled, dealt into eight piles randomly, Triumph done, new deck order finale, octal sorting

messcal \n deck shuffled, dealt into eight piles randomly, triumph, new deck order finale, octal sorting \n bob farmer \n messcal lite \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Messcal

deck shuffled, dealt into eight piles randomly, Triumph, new deck order finale, octal sorting

messcal lite \n triumph with new deck order finale \n bob farmer \n messcal \n bob farmer \n messcal lite with a better lie \n bob farmer
2017
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touch force handling \n \n bob farmer \n the touch force \n gary ouellet \n touch force handling \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

messcal lite with a better lie \n triumph with new deck order finale \n bob farmer \n messcal lite \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

tarodiction tantalizer \n shuffled deck ends up in new deck order after some face-down dealing during a card location \n bob farmer \n "the tantalizer" to stack \n denis behr
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Tarodiction Tantalizer

shuffled deck ends up in new deck order after some face-down dealing during a card location

pete's casinodiction \n spectator shuffles twenty cards from four different decks and deals them out according to their back designs, ends up with good poker hands \n pete mccabe \n casinodiction \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Pete McCabe

Pete's Casinodiction

spectator shuffles twenty cards from four different decks and deals them out according to their back designs, ends up with good poker hands

another psychological discovery \n card thought of and card selected, thought-of card is used to spell to selection \n bob farmer \n a psychological discovery \n sam leo horowitz
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Another Psychological Discovery

card thought of and card selected, thought-of card is used to spell to selection

the ten-card inquisition \n thoughts on fishing from ten cards
- part one: binary vs majority
- part two: fishing for the card
-- the system
-- the cue card
-- the wording
-- when you're wrong
-- mnemonic
- part three: three thought cards \n bob farmer \n majority fishing \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

pentacle force \n applied to three people that are asked to think of a high, low and middle valued card \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Pentacle Force

applied to three people that are asked to think of a high, low and middle valued card

gaffus maximus \n thought-of card is named and spelled to, it's the only odd-backed card \n bob farmer \n himber wallet prediction \n rudy t. hunter
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Gaffus Maximus

thought-of card is named and spelled to, it's the only odd-backed card

i predict a red backed card \n odd-backed tabled card turns out to be later thought-of card, red/blue double backer
- the spectator picks the mystery card \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

I Predict a Red Backed Card

odd-backed tabled card turns out to be later thought-of card, red/blue double backer

himber wallet prediction \n prediction kicker for the effect \n rudy t. hunter \n gaffus maximus \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Rudy T. Hunter

the magic red card of mystery \n odd-backed card is put on deck and vanishes, turns out to be later signed selection in center of deck, red/blue double backer \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

The Magic Red Card of Mystery

odd-backed card is put on deck and vanishes, turns out to be later signed selection in center of deck, red/blue double backer

double-back vanish \n with odd-backed card, red/blue double backer, see page 31 for credit information by max maven \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Double-Back Vanish

with odd-backed card, red/blue double backer, see page 31 for credit information by Max Maven

karmamatic \n one card chosen from face-up and one from face-down deck, both cards predicted written on another odd-backed card \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Karmamatic

one card chosen from face-up and one from face-down deck, both cards predicted written on another odd-backed card

hand o' doom \n triumph with thought-of card, card vanishes and travels into spectator's pocket to some other cards already there, cue card on card with a hand design on it \n bob farmer \n hand o' doom \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Hand O' Doom

Triumph with thought-of card, card vanishes and travels into spectator's pocket to some other cards already there, cue card on card with a hand design on it

the bammo oblivion deck \n freely named card becomes double-blank card in deck, other three cards of same value are there \n bob farmer \n the bammo 50% oblivion deck \n bob farmer \n the 25% oblivion deck \n bob farmer \n octogone \n bob farmer \n crossing over \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

The Bammo Oblivion Deck

freely named card becomes double-blank card in deck, other three cards of same value are there

treating the cards \n with cashmere bouquet soap and teflon powder, also for faro shuffles \n bob farmer \n tony kardyro \n soaping the faro \n tom gagnon
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer, Tony Kardyro

Treating the Cards

with cashmere bouquet soap and teflon powder, also for faro shuffles

equivoque digression \n restricted choice, equivoque discussion
- force 13 cards
- force 8 cards
- force 8 or 13 cards
- force 26 cards
- force 13 cards \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

the bammo 50% oblivion deck \n single deck version \n bob farmer \n cryptical envelopment \n john hostler \n the bammo oblivion deck \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

the 25% oblivion deck \n almost freely named card becomes double-blank card in deck, other three cards of same value are there \n bob farmer \n the bammo oblivion deck \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

The 25% Oblivion Deck

almost freely named card becomes double-blank card in deck, other three cards of same value are there

the tele-psychic-omatic deck \n thought-of card (one of thirteen) is not in deck, it has become a blank card, peek-pairs \n bob farmer \n rogers' ever ready forcing pack \n dr. ford rogers
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

The Tele-Psychic-Omatic Deck

thought-of card (one of thirteen) is not in deck, it has become a blank card, peek-pairs

encephalonic predestination \n chosen and thought-of card (in relation to chosen one) are predicted, 1-0-1 \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Encephalonic Predestination

chosen and thought-of card (in relation to chosen one) are predicted, 1-0-1

science in aid of deception - the top 24 cards \n on the 1-0-1 deck, how to avoid duplicates being noticed \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Science in Aid of Deception - The Top 24 Cards

on the 1-0-1 deck, how to avoid duplicates being noticed

svenvoodoo \n position of freely peeked-at card is named, then chosen card appears at named number, svengali-peek-deck combination, with marking system \n bob farmer \n svensk voodoo \n tomas blomberg
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Svenvoodoo

position of freely peeked-at card is named, then chosen card appears at named number, svengali-peek-deck combination, with marking system

deja voodoo 2.0 \n card named, word "impossible" looked up in dictionary, selection is written next to it, named card has the word written on its back as well, long-short pages \n bob farmer \n deja voodoo \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Deja Voodoo 2.0

card named, word "impossible" looked up in dictionary, selection is written next to it, named card has the word written on its back as well, long-short pages

devils & angels \n picture cards with angels and devils, sins and virtues, three spectators think of one, they are divined \n bob farmer \n "mixed emotions" (phil goldstein)
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Devils & Angels

picture cards with angels and devils, sins and virtues, three spectators think of one, they are divined

the bammo brain bamboozler \n two spectators think of a red and a black card, both cards vanish and are removed from the pocket before they are named, using version of john kennedy's "mind power deck" \n bob farmer \n "the divine and conquer deck" (leo reed)
2018
the bammo brain bamboozler Bob Farmer

The Bammo Brain Bamboozler

two spectators think of a red and a black card, both cards vanish and are removed from the pocket before they are named, using version of John Kennedy's "Mind Power Deck"

the astounding derren brown prediction from 2000 \n on the history of the effect \n bob farmer \n "smoke" (derren brown, pure effect, 2000)
2018
the bammo brain bamboozler Bob Farmer