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Dr. Ford Rogers Rogers' Ever Ready Forcing Pack short forcing cards glued on long indifferent cards
Related toVariations Greater Magic 451
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here Greater Magic 549
Unknown Poker jonah card principle, brief
Related to Card Control 103
Dai Vernon, Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card
Related toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 168) 672
Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo, Bert Allerton Ten Card Deal P.S. further ideas on the ten card poker deal
Related toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 681
Bert Allerton The Two Card Trick two phases, double facer
VariationsAlso published here The Close-Up Magician 22
Henry Christ Henry Christ's Fabulous Ace Routine
Variations Professional Card Magic 48
Roy Walton Lesson In Larceny ten card packet, spectator deals cards from top or bottom and gets a straight, performer aces
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 47
Karl Fulves Self-Duplicating Set-ups exotic principle in which sequences are duplicated in a random outjog-sorting procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here Epilogue (Issue 3) 19
Dai Vernon Repeat Poker Deal ten card set-up
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 219
Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Don Costello The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers with four Kings kicker and story
Inspired byVariations Reputation-Makers 11
Harry Lorayne To Catch an Ace #3
Related to Reputation-Makers 56
Allen Swift, Frank Garcia Swift Poker Deal face-up/face-down shuffled deck, using cut-and-turn-over-force before shuffle
Related toAlso published here Million Dollar Card Secrets 86
Jerry Mentzer Jazz Combo mentioning the combination of Jazz Aces with Elevator Aces, Oil and Water, ...
Related to Card Cavalcade II 131
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
Also published here Hand O' Doom 1
Edward Marlo The Synchronized Clock card at chosen Hour matches with value
Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 174
Bob Farmer Hamman Count - Farmer Method
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10) 420
Eric Mason Caboodle 5/4 count, showing them all as double backers
Related to Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 1) 461
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"
Related to Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 476
Bob Farmer Cabungle alternate handling, with application for packet ambitious card sequence
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 511
Bob Farmer Jazz Pieces missing part of text and illustrations
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 512
Bob Farmer, Bill Simon Twisting, Turning, Extending and Otherwise Molesting the Aces card is stretched, then one by one reverses
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 9) 572
Alex Elmsley, Bob Farmer False Count four cards, hiding two faces
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 9) 572
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
Variations Double-Dazzling Triumph 1
Bob Farmer Rate Of Exchange routine for two-copper-one-silver set, starting clean
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 404
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan, Joseph Ovette, U. F. Grant The Buddha Bet "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-up
Inspired byRelated to Fourcast 12
Bob Farmer Close Quarters
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 4) 615
Bob Farmer, Al Schneider Pick-Up Move Variation as a transfer steal
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 4) 616
Bob Farmer The Twirl Spread spreading a small packet while hiding cards
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 709
Bob Farmer Reversatility 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
Best of Friends 386
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
Related toVariations Six Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Harry Lorayne Bob Farmer mini bio
Best of Friends 385
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
Inspired by Fork Full of Appetizers 15
Bob Farmer Triumph Display in the hands
Fork Full of Appetizers 17
Walt Lees Editorial on "What Puzzle Me", Martin Breese, Bob Farmer, Peter Kane, Barrie Richardson, Pat Page
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 5) 1038
Bob Farmer Jadoo telephone book test with specially composed telephone directory
Epoptica (Issue 3) 170
Bob Farmer Wild Card Monte wild card routine with monte presentation
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 316
Bob Farmer Clip Miracle Monte variation of Takagi's "Miracle Monte" with paper clip
Epoptica (Issue 6) 393
Bob Farmer Gambo Magique
Inspired byRelated to Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 82
Bob Farmer Transfer Cut from bottom to center, tripple cut in the hands
Inspired by Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 83
Bob Farmer Swivel Slip Cut several cards from top to center
Related to
  • Doug Edwards' "Cardmania", same idea
Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 84
Bob Farmer Credit Card Stretch idea
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 307
Bob Farmer The Packet Transfer (PAT) Switch versatile switch on top of deck without breaks
  • PAT Switch I: for partial packet switches
  • PAT Switch II: for complete packet switch
Related to Best of Friends — Volume II 415
Bob Farmer To Add 1 Card, Subtract None PAT Switch variation
Best of Friends - Volume II 420
Bob Farmer To Switch One Card Of 3 (Add 1, Subtract 1) PAT Switch variation
Best of Friends - Volume II 420
Bob Farmer A Face-Up Switch PAT Switch variation
Best of Friends - Volume II 421
Bob Farmer, Frederick Braue Braue Add-On Handling PAT Switch application
Best of Friends — Volume II 421
Bob Farmer Ambiguous Snake Of A Thousand Laughs three cards transform multiple times, ungaffed
Best of Friends - Volume II 423
Bob Farmer Mixdemeanor 4&4, oil & water in reverse
Best of Friends - Volume II 430
Robert D. Michaels, David Ben, Michael Close, Bob Farmer, Michael Weber Invisible Triumph rough smooth, for credit information see reference
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 1207
Bob Farmer Deep Throte small packet divination routine with stack and reverse faros, three selections
Epoptica (Issue 8) 470
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Deja Voodoo by Bob Farmer Epoptica (Issue 12) 554
Bob Farmer Introduction
Tsunami 2
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
Related toVariationsAlso published here Tsunami 2
Bob Farmer Special Deck Version same effect, duplicates in deck
Also published here Tsunami 6
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
VariationsAlso published here Tsunami 7
Bob Farmer Pentacle Force forcing a Ten to Ace value on spectator, Tsunami principle
Related toVariationsAlso published here Tsunami 9
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
Also published here Tsunami 11
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)
VariationsAlso published here Tsunami 12
Bob Farmer Impromptu Impromptu Version "One One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough Is Not Enough"
one of five cards
Also published here Tsunami 15
Bob Farmer 220 Count Location Simplified
Related toAlso published here Tsunami 16
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
Also published here Tsunami 17
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)
Related toAlso published here Tsunami 17
Max Maven Mesmeric Revelations: Quoting The Maven Semaphore suggestions
Inspired byAlso published here Tsunami 19
Bob Farmer, Tom Ransom Chart #1 & Chart #2
Tsunami 20
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Tsunami by Bob Farmer Epoptica (Issue 11) 525
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Tsunami by Bob Farmer Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 2) 3
Karl Fulves What From Whom 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
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 51) 244
Bob Farmer Deja Voodoo card named, word "impossible" looked up in dictionary, selection is written next to it, long-short pages
Variations Deja Voodoo 1
Gary Ouellet The Touch Force
Variations Close Up Illusions 171
Jon Racherbaumer, Bob Farmer On the Free-Cut Principle credit information
Cardfixes 4
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
Headhunter 1
Bob Farmer Modified Flushtration Count
Headhunter 2
Bob Farmer Modified Hamman Count
Headhunter 10
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
Related to Smoke and Mirrors 20
John Bannon "Double No" Fishing Binary-Majority Sort in Bob Farmer's terminology
Smoke and Mirrors 54
Bob Farmer Overcon two cards thought of from fanned deck and then divined
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 19
Bob Farmer Push-In Unload
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 4
Bob Farmer Push-In Unload
Prinzipien in der Praxis 24
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
Inspired by Card File 25
Bob Farmer Cheating: Sacred Heritage & Your New Hobby
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 1
Bob Farmer Where to get Marked Cards, Loaded Dice and Double-Headed Coins
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 4
Bob Farmer Double-Headed Coins 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
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 6
Bob Farmer Marked Cards general comments
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 14
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
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 15
Bob Farmer The Game of 31 Ace through Six on table, numbers added until in turn until 31 is reached, performer always wins
Related to Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 18
Bob Farmer Svengali Monte monte type betting routine with the deck cut into three piles, optional clean ending
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 22
Bob Farmer, Theodore DeLand Two-Card Monte
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 27
Bob Farmer Three-Card Monte with gaff/flap
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 28
Bob Farmer Loaded Dice 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
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 30
Bob Farmer A Simple Dice Switch
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 36
Bob Farmer Swindle Tech
Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 37
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
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 58) 1124
Bob Farmer Stealing The Hotel Tao
The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 26
Alex Elmsley Three in Hiding three cards in three pockets of spectator, performer divines who has which card, with second method "Hidey-Hole"
Related toAlso published here The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 49
Roy Walton No Hiding Place
Inspired byRelated to The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 100
Bob Farmer Hide In Plain (Second) Sight
Inspired byRelated to The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 101
Bob Farmer The Trapez Switch
Variations The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 26
James Swain Real Mindreading freely thought-of card found with fishing procedure (Tsunami)
Inspired by Miracles with Cards 68
James Swain, Bob Farmer The Spectator Cuts to the Aces two versions
Miracles with Cards 74
Nick Trost Showdown three phase Ten Card Poker Deal routine, last phase is stud poker. Includes Tom Hubbard's handling at the end.
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 216
Bob Farmer Introduction
Effortless Card Magic 8
Alex Elmsley Underworld nine cards
Related toVariations Alex Is At It Again 1
Alex Elmsley Power Poker ten cards, spectator can chose which he wands, full house and royal flush
Related toVariationsAlso published here Alex Is At It Again 2
Bob Farmer Introduction
Cyclops 1
Bob Farmer Cyclops routine with three cups and one ball, three balls as climax
Cyclops 1
Bob Farmer The Egg Bag Addition incorporating an egg-bag in the routine
Cyclops 6
Bob Farmer Notes
  • Bizarre Ending
  • Armpit Stash
  • Structural Parallels
  • Vanishing Big Balls
  • Right and Left Hand Use
Cyclops 6
Bob Farmer Big Sponge Ball Vanish sponge ball rolled from cup into hand and seen, vanishes
Cyclops 7
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)
Cyclops 7
Jas Jakutsch, Bob Farmer "16-Foot Tsunami" multiple cards are divined, impossible conditions, psychic poker, belly strippers
Related to Completely Mental - Vol. 3 9
Jerry Mentzer Think A Card Improved
  • Vernon Revelation
Inspired by
  • Bob Farmer
Card File Two 47
Harry Lorayne Mental Vibrations spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no), with lead-in effect
Inspired byVariations Personal Collection 129
Bob Farmer Fourgery (Four Impromptu Outs)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 155
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)
Tricks 85
David Ben, Michael Weber, Michael Close, Bob Farmer Invisible Triumph rough smooth
Tricks 90
Bob Farmer Turnantula half pass as pack(et) is turned over
Enchantments 389
Tyler Wilson, Tenkai Ishida Optical Revolve Variation
Inspired by Dominatricks 72
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)
Related toVariations
Prolix (Issue 2) 69
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.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 156
Michael Powers Invisible Triumph selection turns over in other deck then Triumph with original deck, rough smooth & cheek to cheek combination
Related to Power Plays 159
Bob Farmer The Remraf Reverse facing the deck when turning the deck over
Best of Friends - Volume III 396
Bob Farmer Passtitution brings card to second from top
Best of Friends - Volume III 403
Denis Behr "The Tantalizer" to Stack using "The Tantalizer" in conjunction with a stack, see also page 47:
  • Way into "The Tantalizer"
Related toVariations Handcrafted Card Magic 43
Bob Farmer The Bammo Dekronomicon thought-of card appears at thought-of number
The Bammo Dekronomicon 1
Bob Farmer Equivoquad card cut to by spectator, number named, card is at that number
The Bammo Dekronomicon 8
Bob Farmer Credits
  • Inspirations
  • Background
  • Banked Decks
  • Fishing
  • Pals
The Bammo Dekronomicon 11
Woody Aragon 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
Related to A Book in English 231
Kevin Ho Little Hand Vagina Bob Farmer's "Little Hand" appears
Stupid Horrible Immature Tricks 32
Bob Farmer Toxic forcing a number with a calculator
7 Mysteries of Mentalism 51
Bob Farmer Acknowledgments
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier
Bob Farmer Part One: The Ten Card Deal
  • Introduction
  • The Basic Principle
  • Jonah
  • Statistical Analysis
  • References
  • How to Read this Book
  • Origins
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 1
Bob Farmer How Belly Strippers Work
Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 7
Bob Farmer Poker comment on the publication in Card Control
Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 10
Bob Farmer Baseless Speculation how the Jonah principle might have been discovered
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 10
Bob Farmer Magic Appears about the need to routine the basic Jonah principle
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 11
Bob Farmer The Phoenix 1949 reprinted with commentary
The Phoenix #168 - Ten Card Deal
  • 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
The Phoenix #170 - Ten Card Deal P.S.
  • Martin Gardner
  • Ed Marlo
  • Bert Allerton
  • Biddle Move
Also published here The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 13
Bob Farmer Stratagems - Which Cards to Use
  • Creations Of Science Aid Intelligent Design
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 19
Bob Farmer Getting the Cards into Play
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 23
Bob Farmer False Shuffles for small packet, cut procedure
Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 29
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)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 30
Woody Aragon, Bob Farmer Aragon Attractor
  • Woody's Effect
  • Vernet
  • Wallet
Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 31
Bob Farmer Forcing the Jonah 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
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 33
R. Paul Wilson, Bob Farmer Con Cam Coincidencia
  • To do this as a Stud Deal
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 37
Roy Baker, Bob Farmer Pateo
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 38
Bob Farmer Ten Card (Second and Bottom) Deals false deals from small packet
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 39
Bob Farmer Poker Savvy
  • Displaying The Winning Hand
  • Faking A Knowledge Of Poker
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 42
Bob Farmer Wait and Switch on "New Endings"
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 44
Bob Farmer CADD Cut-and-Deal-Down Force, see later
Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 46
Harold Cataquet, Bob Farmer Cheater, Cheater color changing backs finale
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 46
Bob Farmer Equivo-Ten
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 51
Bob Farmer Presentations for the Ten Card Poker Deal
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 52
Bob Farmer One Jonah
  • Introduction
  • The Sultans Of Swindle
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 57
Steve Mayhew The 50 Card Deal playing with five spectators simultaneously
Variations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 88
Bob Farmer Fished In And Chips
Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 89
Nick Trost, Bob Farmer Full-Deck Ten Card Poker
Inspired by
  • "Full-Deck Ten Card Poker" (Nick Trost, Subtle Card Creations Vol. 2, 2009)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 93
Bob King, Mike Porstmann Power Poker "Final Instructions" in envelope, four phases
Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 96
Bob Farmer Two Jonahs
  • Introduction
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 109
René Lavand Mahtub seven phases, with Bob Farmer comments:
  • Alternate Deal Five
  • Alternate Deal 7
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Magic from the Soul (1993)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 142
Bob Farmer Notes: Showdown/Mahtub
Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 146
Bob Farmer Rich Weeviled Brain Enigma three phases
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 151
Bob Farmer Eight Jonahs intro
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 161
Nick Trost Automatic Gambler
Inspired by
  • "Auto Draw" (Karl Fulves, Charlatan No. 2, 2000)
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Automatic Gambler" (Subtle Card Creations Vol. 3, 2009)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 161
Bob Farmer Automatic Gambler About Face
Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 163
Bob Farmer The Automatic Blind Gambler using CADD Force
Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 165
Bob Farmer The Automatic Gambler Magic Circle
Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 166
Bob Farmer Eighteen Jonahs intro
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 169
Tony Binarelli The Cincinnati Kid Poker Game
VariationsAlso published here
  • "The Cincinnati Kid Poker Game" (Class Act, 1991)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 189
Bob Farmer Strip Club with CADD Force, belly strippers
  • CADD
  • Power Poker
  • Bottom Dealing
  • Trap Dance I
  • Trap Dance II
Inspired byVariations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 193
Jerry K. Hartman Trap Dance III
Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 197
Bob Farmer The CADD Force chapter intro, Cut-and-Deal-Down Force
Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 213
Bob Farmer Russian Poker Roulette top cards of ten piles used for poker game
Also published here
  • Flim-Flam column
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 213
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
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 213
Bob Farmer Jonah You CADD
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 216
Bob Farmer Magic Magazine chapter intro, following routine are from Bob Farmer's MAGIC column that started in 1994
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 225
Bob Farmer Done Deal I: Spectator Deals done from deck
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 225
Bob Farmer Done Deal II: Spectator Deals done from deck, belly strippers
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 227
Bob Farmer Done Deal III: Pairs performer is blindfolded
  • Equivoque Selecting the Hands
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 227
Bob Farmer Done Deal IV: Blind Psycho performer is blindfolded
  • Selecting The Hole Cards
  • Selecting The Hands
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 229
Bob Farmer Done Deal III and IV Combo
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 230
Bob Farmer Done Deal V: The Scam-and-Scram Ten Card Deal
Variations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 231
Scott Cram, R. Paul Wilson, Peter Duffie Notes On Scam And Scram
Inspired byRelated to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 233
Bob Farmer Done Deal VI spectator cuts deck and deals, loses, blocks are strung together to force cut position
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 233
Bob Farmer Done Deal VII spectator cuts and deals two hands, loses, five duplicate Ten Card Poker sets
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 234
Bob Farmer Glasgow Rules, O.K.? chapter intro
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 235
Roy Walton The Twenty Card Deal
Variations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 235
Peter Duffie Three Handed Ten Card Deals
  • Dead Beat
  • Oblivious
Variations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 237
Bob Farmer No Palming, No Cry
Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 238
Bob Farmer Macao Marauder
Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 238
Peter Duffie The Zen Card Deal
Inspired byRelated toVariations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 249
Bob Farmer Nine Card Hold'em
  • Bobservations
  • The Real Rules
  • The Flim-Flam Rules
  • The Scam
  • First Deal: Flush
  • Second Deal: Straight
  • Third Deal
Also published here
  • Flim-Flam column in Genii
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 253
Bob Farmer Ten Card Unreal intro
  • When Magicians Take A Principle Further Than It Should Go
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 257
Bob Farmer Ten Bill Deal with ten bills, using their serial numbers
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 265
Bob Farmer Part Two: Deals with Ten Cards chapter intro
  • Absolute Power Poker Deceives Absolutely
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 273
Bob Farmer Solomon is King section intro
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 278
Bob Farmer Vaya Con Dios Con
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Nov. 1997
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 303
Bob Farmer, Peter Winkler Winkler Poker chapter intro, Position Parity Principle
Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 313
Jon Racherbaumer (Losing) End Poker cards taken alternately from both ends of a tabled row of cards, parity
VariationsAlso published here
  • Jonah Ploys, Jon Racherbaumer, 2013
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 318
Bob Farmer End Game way to get into it
Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 320
Bob Farmer Bottom Line CADD Force, Winkler Principle
  • Wired Deck (with five Royal Flushes in Spades)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 321
Bob Farmer Heads or Tails Hoodoo with any ten cards, face-up and face-down row
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 322
Bob Farmer Part Three: Blackjack Deals chapter intro
  • Eight Card Black Jack
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 325
Bob Farmer Blind Man's Blackjack with eight cards
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 328
Bob Farmer The Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Card with eight cards
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 329
Bob Farmer Blind Man's Blackjack Showdown with eight cards
  • No Gaff Version
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 330
Bob Farmer Power Blind Man's Blackjack from top of deck
Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 332
Bob Farmer Absolute Power Blind Man's Blackjack with eight cards
  • Blackjack Finale
  • Poker Phase
  • Dice Phase
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 333
Bob Farmer, Harold Cataquet Table Stakes tables about possible combinations and outcomes
  • Ten Cards
  • Choosing the Cards
  • Ten Card Deal Segue
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 339
Bob Farmer Blackjack Bonuses chapter intro
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 347
Bob Farmer Face-Up Blackjack
VariationsAlso published here
  • MAGIC, 1997
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 347
Bob Farmer Blackjack Attack
  • Ordinary Deck Version
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, 1997
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 351
Bob Farmer Part Four: Switches chapter intro
  • Wait and Switch
  • Phasers on Stun
  • Time and Reality Correction Theory
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 361
Bob Farmer Credits, History and Comments on the switches just described
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 375
Bob Farmer Part Five: References
  • Ten Card Deal References
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 377
Bob Farmer In Conclusion
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 397
Bob Farmer Dealer Demo Easter Egg routine suggestion
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 398
Bob Farmer Pharaohs & Magicians introduction to extra sheet
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 401
Tomas Blomberg Svensk Voodoo one card selected and one thought-of, first found at number named by performer, second at number named by spectator
Inspired byRelated toVariations Blomberg Laboratories 256
Bob Farmer Back to the Future trick introduction
Hidden Agenda (Issue Sep 8) 259
Jon Racherbaumer About a Procedure for the Clock Trick credit information
Related to Facsimile (Issue 5) 31
John Hostler Cryptical Envelopment card thought-of from fan is divined, then is shown to be missing from deck and inside tabled envelope
Related to Magnum Opossum 134
Bob Farmer Part One: The System Explained
  • Introduction
  • Thank Yous
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 1
Bob Farmer A Simple Demonstration sorting through dealing, concept explained with six cards and three piles
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 5
Bob Farmer Marked Cards three-way marking system
  • The System
  • Materials for Marking
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 7
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
  • Mini-me Version (thirteen cards)
Variations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 9
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
Related to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 12
Bob Farmer Macau Casino Shuffle #2 version with thirteen duplicates
Related to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 18
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
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 20
Bob Farmer Tarodiction 1 two sets of fourteen Tarot cards are shuffled, the orders match after a deal-mix, and the order is predicted
Related toVariations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 28
Bob Farmer Tarodiction 2 version with duplicates
Related to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 35
Bob Farmer 4-Way Outs
  • Envelope
  • Wallets
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 36
Bob Farmer Part Two: The Math Explained intro
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 38
Bob Farmer The Trinary Number System "Don't be afraid of the math - it is your friend."
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 40
Bob Farmer Coding
  • How to Determine the Coding
  • The Trinary Deal
Related to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 41
Bob Farmer Maximizing Coding
  • Maximizing the Trinary Deal
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 46
Bob Farmer The Inverted Maximized Shuffle
  • The Trinary Shuffle (building three separate piles in an in-the-hands mix)
  • Maximizing the Trinary Shuffle
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 50
Bob Farmer 1 to 53 in Standard Ternary table
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 56
Bob Farmer Ternary Coding for Mnemonica, the Aronson Stack & Si Stebbins
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 58
Bob Farmer Notes on Stacks and Sorting
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 63
Bob Farmer Part Three: Tsunami - A Tidal Wave of Deception Drowning a World of Truth
  • Introduction
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 64
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
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 67
Bob Farmer Special Deck Version same effect, duplicates in deck
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 71
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
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 72
Bob Farmer Pentacle Force forcing a Ten to Ace value on spectator, see also p. 89
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 74
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
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 77
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)
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 79
Bob Farmer Impromptu Version "One One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough Is Not Enough"
one of five cards
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 81
Bob Farmer 220 Count Location Simplified
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 83
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
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 84
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)
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 85
Bob Farmer The very First Flim-Flam Consumer Alert!!! intro
Also published here
  • Genii, February 2004
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 88
Bob Farmer Sue? Not Me! highest one of five random cards thought of, divined
Inspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 89
Bob Farmer A Card that Lies, a Deck that Tells the Truth OOSOOM type
Variations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 92
Bob Farmer Majority Fishing credit information
Related to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 91
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)
  • Yet Another Method
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 94
Michael Weber The Cards Don't Lie "Mike Weber Variation"
Inspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 98
Various (reviewer) Original Reviews by Bob Farmer
quotes from reviews
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 99
Bob Farmer The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox Addendum #1 intro, pen for marking cards
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #1) 1
Bob Farmer Pentadiction using quinary system instead of ternary
Inspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #1) 1
Bob Farmer Stacked Deck Coding quinary system
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #1) 6
Bob Farmer The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox Addendum #2 intro
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #2) 1
Bob Farmer Octadiction octal system, dealing in eight piles
Variations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #2) 1
Bob Farmer The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox Addendum #3 intro
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #3) 1
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
Inspired byVariations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #3) 1
Bob Farmer Blackjack Bushwhack packet ends up in magic square configuration for 21
Inspired byAlso published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #4) 1
Bob Farmer Messcalero Redux deck shuffled, dealt into eight piles randomly, Triumph done, new deck order finale, octal sorting
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 1
Bob Farmer Messcal deck shuffled, dealt into eight piles randomly, Triumph, new deck order finale, octal sorting
Variations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 4
Bob Farmer Ouija Board for Base 8 Sorting
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 8
Bob Farmer Pentagram for Base 5 Sorting
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 8
Bob Farmer Phoenix Marking System
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 9
Bob Farmer Messcal Lite Triumph with new deck order finale
Inspired byVariations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #6) 1
Bob Farmer Touch Force Handling
Inspired byAlso published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 4
Bob Farmer Open Bammo Invertolator "sort of Turnover Pass, but done openly"
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #6) 2
Bob Farmer Phoenix Marking System #2
The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #6) 4
Bob Farmer Messcal Lite with a Better Lie Triumph with new deck order finale
Inspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #7) 1
Bob Farmer Advisory note on the tables on p. 45
Related to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #7) 4
Bob Farmer Tarodiction Tantalizer shuffled deck ends up in new deck order after some face-down dealing during a card location
Related to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #8) 1
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
Inspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #8) 3
Bob Farmer Introduction
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 1
Bob Farmer Material & References marking pens, corner rounders, Soap, Teflon powder
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 1
Bob Farmer Another Psychological Discovery card thought of and card selected, thought-of card is used to spell to selection
Inspired by The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 3
Bob Farmer The Ten-Card Inquisition 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
Related to The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 9
Bob Farmer Inquisition Enigmatico card thought of, ten different cards repeated
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 16
Bob Farmer Pentacle Force applied to three people that are asked to think of a high, low and middle valued card
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 17
Bob Farmer Gaffus Maximus thought-of card is named and spelled to, it's the only odd-backed card
Variations The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 19
Bob Farmer I Predict a Red Backed Card odd-backed tabled card turns out to be later thought-of card, red/blue double backer
  • The Spectator Picks the Mystery Card
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 24
Rudy T. Hunter Himber Wallet Prediction prediction kicker for the effect
Inspired by The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 25
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
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 27
Bob Farmer Touch Force Handling
Also published here The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 29
Bob Farmer Double-Back Vanish with odd-backed card, red/blue double backer, see page 31 for credit information by Max Maven
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 28
Bob Farmer Karmamatic one card chosen from face-up and one from face-down deck, both cards predicted written on another odd-backed card
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 33
Bob Farmer Your Mind is Mine to Play With named card is only card with message on back
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 34
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
Also published here The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 39
Bob Farmer The Bammo Oblivion Deck freely named card becomes double-blank card in deck, other three cards of same value are there
Related toVariations The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 51
Bob Farmer, Tony Kardyro Treating the Cards with cashmere bouquet soap and teflon powder, also for faro shuffles
Related to The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 56
Bob Farmer Equivoque Digression restricted choice, equivoque discussion
  • Force 13 Cards
  • Force 8 Cards
  • Force 8 or 13 Cards
  • Force 26 Cards
  • Force 13 Cards
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 61
Bob Farmer The Bammo 50% Oblivion Deck single deck version
Inspired byRelated to The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 70
Bob Farmer The 25% Oblivion Deck almost freely named card becomes double-blank card in deck, other three cards of same value are there
Inspired by The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 70
Bob Farmer Octogone with more restrictive choice
Inspired by The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 74
Bob Farmer Crossing Over card travels from blue to red deck
Related to The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 74
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
Inspired by The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 77
Bob Farmer Encephalonic Predestination chosen and thought-of card (in relation to chosen one) are predicted, 1-0-1
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 83
Bob Farmer Science in Aid of Deception - The Top 24 Cards on the 1-0-1 deck, how to avoid duplicates being noticed
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 86
Bob Farmer Octa Predestination chosen and thought-of card (in relation to chosen one) are predicted
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 92
Bob Farmer Svengali Predestination chosen and thought-of card (in relation to chosen one) are predicted
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 94
Bob Farmer Jack to the Future chosen card is written on named card, one of them is written on the other
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 97
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
Variations The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 101
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
Inspired by The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 113
Bob Farmer Devils & Angels picture cards with angels and devils, sins and virtues, three spectators think of one, they are divined
Inspired by
  • "Mixed Emotions" (Phil Goldstein)
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 131
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"
Inspired by
  • "The Divine and Conquer Deck" (Leo Reed)
The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 1
Bob Farmer 8-Way Outs
  • Pockets
  • Wallets
The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 11
Bob Farmer Brain Bamboozler Wave one card from red deck to blue deck
The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 12
Bob Farmer The Astounding Derren Brown Prediction from 2000 on the history of the effect
Related to
  • "Smoke" (Derren Brown, Pure Effect, 2000)
The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 15
Ryan Schlutz Before the Thought eight to ten cards selected from table wash, highest card thought of, predicted in envelope
  • Marking the Deck
  • Reveal Using Wallet
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here False Anchors — Volume Three 17
Bob Farmer Squist Move packet turned over as it is turned end-for-end
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Oct. 2004
Principia 81
Tom Gagnon Soaping the Faro
Inspired byRelated to Gagnon Unfiltered 339
Maxwell Pritchard Farmonica shuffled deck dealt twice into seven piles, ends up in memorized deck order (or any other), also just for practicing a stack
  • Overview
  • How Does It Work?
  • Training Programme
  • Handling Considerations
  • Performance Options
Inspired by Farmonica 3
Bob Farmer Acknowledgements
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier Addendum 1
Bob Farmer Introduction
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier Addendum 1