Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Jack Shalom » April 25th, 2015, 8:47 am

I feel your pain, Joe. I'm here in Brooklyn and we are still Bammo-less. I'm ashamed to go outside.

BTW, if you need an attorney, I know of a fellow in Canada...

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Farmer » April 25th, 2015, 9:04 am

All you guys should be reading the book by next week.

In the meantime, make sure you buy two (2) of Tim Ellis's trick:

http://www.penguinmagic.com/p/S133

Tim's routine is in the book, but his gaff is used in several other routines, and in some, you need two of them.

I have a routine that uses Tim's gaff, as well as some other ideas that will completely fool anyone who knows the basic principle.

The problem we have now is Google. Layman can find out the basic principle in seconds, so, to counter that, you need more advanced methods that hide the basic principle.

Also, save all those poker ranking cards that come with Bicycles. Those are used for a wonderful finale devised by Mike Porstmann.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby timbrown » April 25th, 2015, 9:48 am

Okay. Life is again in balance. I have just received "The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier". Problem is that it is Saturday and my wife received the package .... I have some "splainin" to do ....

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Farmer » April 25th, 2015, 11:41 am

Tim:

Tell your wife it was a gift from the Save The Whales and Plant Flowers Everywhere Charitable Foundation in recognition of your many years of support.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Philippe Billot » April 26th, 2015, 3:47 am

Received in France saturday.
Thank you very much, Bob.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Farmer » April 26th, 2015, 9:41 am

Philippe:

Thank you for your support. Enjoy the book.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Dustin Stinett » April 26th, 2015, 5:32 pm

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Cunningham » April 26th, 2015, 6:12 pm

My sympathies to those still waiting.

I received mine in Dallas on Tuesday and have worked my way through the first half. It is great! Well worth the wait!!!

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Dustin Stinett » April 26th, 2015, 7:48 pm

Well, the truth be told, I am not worthy. I was just making a funny(?).
And that's all I've got to say about that.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby smerrill » April 26th, 2015, 10:10 pm

Everyone is receiving the book but ME

Boo Hoo Hoo

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby erdnasephile » April 27th, 2015, 12:03 am

smerrill wrote:Everyone is receiving the book but ME

Boo Hoo Hoo


Not everyone, brother.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bill Mullins » April 27th, 2015, 12:36 am

Keep calm and force the Jonah.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby erdnasephile » April 27th, 2015, 7:14 am

Ha! That's too funny!

I'm just teasing--I have it under good authority that my autographed copy is on the way--can't wait to join all of you in enjoying this book.

Got my Ellis gaffs and am rarin' to go. Finding those rank of poker hands cards is going to be be the challenge. Do they still include those in the new bike decks?

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Farmer » April 27th, 2015, 9:24 am

If you can't find the ranking cards, search the internet for images under "poker ranking." Print that out in color, prepare it as noted in the book, and encase it in some plastic (used for ID cards--go to Walmart).

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Cunningham » April 27th, 2015, 10:24 am

Bob, I really appreciate your humor! My wife noted that she has never seen me laugh so much reading a magic book :-)

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Farmer » April 27th, 2015, 11:48 am

Bob:

I tried to make the book an enjoyable read because it easily could have become a tedious, turgid jungle of technical descriptions.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Michael Close » April 27th, 2015, 12:33 pm

Join us next week, when Nick Danger returns in "The Tedious, Turgid Jungle!"

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bill Evans » April 27th, 2015, 2:05 pm

I thought maybe I made Farmer mad by stealing Rush as a client, but I guess he forgave me because the book finally arrived in Springfield, MO today. Yea right...like anyone could do the job for this group like Bob.

The book looks fantastic! Can't wait to dive in. Wonder if it has the one with the Jonah card? :lol:

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Smurf » April 27th, 2015, 3:29 pm

Received today in Delaware!

I noticed it was shipped media mail on the 23rd from NY. If your book was mailed the same day but you reside significantly further south or west, you should expect it to take a little more time.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Dustin Stinett » April 27th, 2015, 6:06 pm

The mail came today and ...

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Richard Kaufman » April 27th, 2015, 6:24 pm

Okay, Charlie Brown, I think we get the point.
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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Farmer » April 27th, 2015, 7:38 pm

Dustin:

Your book is in the mail. Should be there this week.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby erdnasephile » April 27th, 2015, 8:54 pm

Hey, Charlie Brown, guess what arrived in the mail today!

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(Sorry, I know it's mean, but I couldn't resist!) ;)

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Dustin Stinett » April 27th, 2015, 9:07 pm

Oh good grief.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby NYCJoePItt » April 27th, 2015, 10:13 pm

Smurf wrote:Received today in Delaware!

I noticed it was shipped media mail on the 23rd from NY. If your book was mailed the same day but you reside significantly further south or west, you should expect it to take a little more time.


I do believe this is the biggest booktease I've ever been involved with. Paris and Dallas before NYC? I'm still not convinced my mailman doesn't have the hots for a good poker hand. Call me confused, desperate, and hungry to read my copy... :geek:

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Evan Shuster » April 28th, 2015, 6:30 pm

Arrived in Seattle this afternoon.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Richard Paddon » April 28th, 2015, 7:42 pm

And just received in Australia.
Thank you Bob!

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Farmer » April 28th, 2015, 8:05 pm

All remaining orders as of Tuesday, will be shipped Wednesday. So, if you've ordered, at the latest you should have the book by Monday or Tuesday of next week.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Jack Shalom » April 28th, 2015, 8:30 pm

Received today in Brooklyn! Yay!

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby NYCJoePItt » April 28th, 2015, 9:18 pm

And arrived NYC today as well! It was packed with such care, thank you. I am already enjoying Chapter 1... Amazing job, Bob! I hope you are as happy as we are. Thank you.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Pete McCabe » April 29th, 2015, 11:49 pm

Got home after a long, too-busy day. Pattie’s on her school trip, so I have double duty, then Robby broke the garage door window. Finally had a minute to myself, went into my office to do something I can’t remember.

There’s a package sitting on my desk. This in itself is startling, as Tom Stoppard wrote. Pattie was not home to bring the package inside, open it, and put it on my desk. Robby was home, but he’s never opened a package and would have told me if he had. How did it get there?

The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier had magically appeared in my office.

This is the greatest magic book ever, and I haven’t read a word. It magically appeared in my office!

Method
It arrived yesterday; Pattie forgot to tell me. By chance I was busy yesterday (and tomorrow, now that I think of it) and didn’t make it into my office.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Steve Hook » April 30th, 2015, 3:56 am

Bob:

Did you tell 'em not to leave it by the door if it's raining?

Hopefully, in Raleigh.
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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Farmer » April 30th, 2015, 8:40 am

Steve:

Don't worry. The book is hermetically sealed within plastic, then wrapped in a cuddling bag of bubble wrap inside a protective layer of armor-grade cardboard. All secured by thick bands of a 21st century adhesive product.

Rain will not affect it.

Don't worry, I'm a professional.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby NYCJoePItt » May 1st, 2015, 9:14 am

Bob Farmer wrote:Steve:

Don't worry. The book is hermetically sealed within plastic, then wrapped in a cuddling bag of bubble wrap inside a protective layer of armor-grade cardboard. All secured by thick bands of a 21st century adhesive product.

Rain will not affect it.

Don't worry, I'm a professional.


I borrowed my neighbor's blow torch to open mine. But I thought the charring of the pages added a lovely character and charm to the effects. I'm loving it. :o

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby AJM » May 2nd, 2015, 5:56 pm

By a happy coincidence both the book and the Ellis cards arrived at AJM Towers today.

A very handsome volume indeed, very many congratulations to the author whoever he is - it seems we know very little about him.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Steve Hook » May 3rd, 2015, 2:34 am

Bob Farmer wrote:Steve:

Don't worry. The book is hermetically sealed within plastic, then wrapped in a cuddling bag of bubble wrap inside a protective layer of armor-grade cardboard. All secured by thick bands of a 21st century adhesive product.

Rain will not affect it.

Don't worry, I'm a professional.


Well I'll be dadgummmed if you weren't right!

And it wasn't raining...and it was there as I got home for 3 days off work. Your timing is amazing, Bob.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Jack Shalom » May 3rd, 2015, 3:59 am

I've posted a review of Mr. Farmer's Dossier here, that you may enjoy reading:
http://jackshalom.net/2015/05/03/the-ba ... l-dossier/

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bob Farmer » May 3rd, 2015, 8:06 am

Yeah--what Jack said!

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Bill Marquardt » May 3rd, 2015, 12:13 pm

What we really need is a comprehensive compendium of the Ambitious Card Routine and all of its variations. How about it, Bob? Volume 1 could be on the Double Lift, Volumes 2 and 3 could cover the routines that have been developed over the last century or so.

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Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Postby Richard Kaufman » May 3rd, 2015, 1:50 pm

Daryl did a book on The Ambitious Card years ago--it's long out of print, and wasn't by any means comprehensive, but it was good. Perhaps Andy Greget can find you a copy, Bill.
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