The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

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The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » September 25th, 2017, 10:54 am

My last book, The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox, received rave reviews from all over the world. My new book is already receiving the same great response. It’s:

THE BAMMO GAFFUS MAXIMUS

AN EPIC COLLECTION OF GAFFED DECKS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY!

Any one of these decks could have sold for the price of the entire book. But here’s the good news: you can easily make all these decks at home.

A spectator thinks of a card. You name it, then spell to it. The kicker: it’s the only red-backed card in a blue-backed deck. No rough and smooth. All new method.

Any card named. Another card is selected: it’s the only card in the deck with writing on it and the writing is the name of the first card named.

ACAAN (sort of): Except you do the effect twice!

A card known only to a spectator spells to a second spectator’s card.

Spectator thinks of a card: it vanishes and appears in his pocket.

Any card named vanishes from the deck, but its three mates are found. Deck is on the table before the card is named. In another version, the spectator thinks of a card and it vanishes while he’s holding the deck.

Devils and Angels: tell the spectators the sins and virtues they prefer.

Markus Maximus: a brand-new system for marking cards for value, suit and stack number.

Bonus: includes the long-unavailable, “Deja Voodoo,”
including the version Harry Anderson used to win Stage Magician of the Year.

$35 USD. Postage outside the U.S. and Canada $10.

Available only from Bob Farmer Bammomagic@cogeco.ca

Payment only by Paypal. You don’t have to have a Paypal account, I’ll send you an invoice.

Delivered in the dead of night in a plain brown wrapper. No one will know you have these secrets.

Bammo Magic and Bob Farmer making the world strange again, one trick at a time.

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Matthew Field » September 25th, 2017, 2:55 pm

This is one of the most enjoyable, and amazing, books I've ever edited.

Matt Field

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » September 25th, 2017, 4:23 pm

For context, here are some of the other books Matt has edited:

1. The Bible.

2. Moby Dick.

3. Don Quixote.

4. Ulysses.

5. Hamlet.

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Joe Mckay » September 25th, 2017, 6:53 pm

Looking forward to this one, Bob.

Order placed!

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Matthew Field » September 26th, 2017, 3:39 am

Bob -- You left out "Alice in Wonderland."

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » September 26th, 2017, 2:36 pm

Matt: My apologies for the omission. People should know that before you edited that book, it was called Bill in wonderland.

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Matthew Field » September 26th, 2017, 2:59 pm

See? That's what I'm talkin about. And "Tarodictiion Toolbox" was called "Tarodiction Tonite."

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » September 29th, 2017, 7:21 pm

“If you’re going to gaff, you might as well gaff to the Maximus. You can’t get these effects any other way. Farmer’s intention is to undermine everyone’s sense of the possible and he’s ruthless.”
--Stephen Minch

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » October 3rd, 2017, 8:40 am

A unsolicited review from a happy customer:

"Arrived yesterday. An amazing collection of magic !! I'm very impressed."

For more details, email bammomagic@cogeco.ca

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » October 4th, 2017, 8:10 am

The book contains the following:

INTRODUCTION 1

MATERIALS & REFERENCES 1

ANOTHER PSYCHOLOGICAL DISCOVERY 3
A card thought of by one spectator finds a card selected by another spectator.

THE TEN-CARD INQUISITION 9
Magician names a card thought of by a spectator.

GAFFUS MAXIMUS 19
A thought card is named, spelled to and is the only card in the deck with a red back.

THE MAGIC RED CARD OF MYSTERY 27
A signed blue-backed card turns into a red-backed card that has been in full view.

KARMAMATIC 33
A thought card is the only red-backed card in a blue deck. Writing on its back predicts a second selection.

YOUR MIND IS MINE TO PLAY WITH 34
Magician implants the name of a card in the spectator’s brain.

HAND O’ DOOM 39
A thought card is named by the magician, then vanishes and appears in the spectator’s pocket.

THE BAMMO OBLIVION DECK 51
Any card thought of by the spectator vanishes from the deck leaving a double blank and the three mates.

EQUIVOQUE DIGRESSION 61
How to make a spectator name the cards you want.

THE BAMMO 50% OBLIVION DECK 70
A card thought of by the spectator vanishes from the deck leaving a double blank and the three mates.

THE 25% OBLIVION DECK 70
A card thought of by the spectator vanishes from the deck leaving a double blank and the three mates.

OCTOGONE 74
A card thought of by the spectator vanishes from the deck leaving a double blank and the three mates.

CROSSING OVER 74
A thought card known only to the spectator vanishes from one deck and appears in another.

THE TELE-PSYCHIC-OMATIC DECK 77
A card thought of by the spectator vanishes from the deck leaving a double blank and the three mates.

ENCEPHALONIC PREDESTINATION 83
The magician predicts two selected cards.

OCTA PREDESTINATION 92
The magician predicts two selected cards.

SVENGALI PREDESTINATION 94
The magician predicts two selected cards.

JACK TO THE FUTURE 97
Any card named by one spectator contains the name of any card selected by a second spectator.

SVENVOODOO 101
A sort of “Any card at any number,” but done twice.

DEJA VOODOO 2.0 113
Any card named by the spectator is predicted.

DEVILS & ANGELS 131
The magician identifies the spectators’ favourite sins and virtues.

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby PickaCard » October 4th, 2017, 11:43 am

Will you have some for sale at the Genii Convention?

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Richard Kaufman » October 4th, 2017, 2:51 pm

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » October 4th, 2017, 5:33 pm

Unfortunately, a conflict has precluded my attendance, however, for information on purchasing contact me bammomagic@cogeco.ca

On another note, Lybrary.com is selling my one ball and cups routine, "Cyclops:"

https://www.lybrary.com/cyclops-p-922121.html

There's also a rare picture of me at work, here:

https://www.lybrary.com/bob-farmer-m-57 ... b616892c39

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » November 28th, 2017, 12:54 pm

Excerpts from Dustin Stinett’s Genii, December, 2017, review follow.

For more information email bammomagic@cogeco.ca

“I am not sure if there has ever been a book on card magic like this one.

“While there have been booklets that concentrate on a single gaffed deck, like the Svengali or stripper deck, this one is a collection of special decks that cannot be purchased. The decks described must be made by the reader and mostly they are the creation of the book’s author, Bob Farmer. All of the ideas shared are the creation of Mr. Farmer, who has been on something of a roll lately. This book follows on the heels of The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox, which was preceded by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier. That’s three, significant works in two years ….

“The effects are varied, ranging from spelling tricks to effects with messages written on the cards. There’s one routine—“Devils & Angels”—in which there are specially printed cards (stickers you print and apply to blank cards—the images can be copied from the pages of the book) with sins and virtues on them.

The bottom line of all of this is that these effects are not possible—at least in as clean and magical appearing manner—without these gaffed packs. Of course, that is what gaffed decks are supposed to do: help you create strong magic, not do the magic for you ….
“‘Karmatic’ might be one of the strongest effects in the book, as well as the easiest to execute.

A card is freely selected from a blue-backed deck and set aside unviewed. Another card is freely named and removed from the face-up deck. That card is red backed, and written on its back is its value as well as the name of the card previously set aside. There’s no rough and smooth and the cards are freely selected. The second card can be named before the deck is spread face up. Table workers will want to consider this ….

“This is a truly remarkable work. Either ‘Karmatic’ or ‘Deja Voodoo’ are worth the price of the book, and there is a lot more excellent material within its 144 pages. Highly recommended.”

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » November 30th, 2017, 8:52 am

Another unsolicited comment from a purchaser:

"Hello Bob,

"I have received and read the books and I have to say, the thinking and the methodology is UNREAL. The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox & Gaffus Maximus are clear winners and whosoever hasn't bought it is really missing some mind blowing out of this world like magic which won't just amaze your audience but amaze us.

"Thank you for writing these and sharing it with all of us."

--W.M.

For more info email bammomagic@cogeco.ca

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » December 5th, 2017, 9:21 am

Another unsolicted comment from a happy purchaser

"The work within this book will melt the brains of both laymen and magicians alike. The effects are so amazing that I have already started using 'The Magic Red Card of Mystery'.

"Buy it now or be ready to get your mind blown by someone who has it."

--W.

For more information, email bammomagic@cogeco.ca

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » December 7th, 2017, 9:20 am

An unsolicited comment from a happy reader:

“I made up the deck for "Another Psychological Discovery" and performed it last night at a session with a few of the local guys who are pretty method savvy.

“They had NO clue, and sat there kinda stunned ….

“The host of the session eventually broke down and asked about "Another Psychological Discovery," and wanted to know if it was in print somewhere ….

“I was reluctant to tell the group about GAFFUS MAXIMUS, because I wanted to mess with them a bit more, but I eventually tipped the source, not the method. It was so cool to watch them try to suss the method.”

—D.H.

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Re: The Bammo Gaffus Maximus

Postby Bob Farmer » December 9th, 2017, 1:09 pm

Mike Close has published his review in his December, 2017 newsletter. He concludes:

"... if you take the time to learn these routines, you will be in an exclusive club; even though these are extraordinary effects, many will not put in the small amount of effort to make them up. You will be able to fool those people mercilessly.

"Here’s the bottom line: if you’re looking for effects that will fool the most intelligent of audiences, the routines in The Bammo Gaffus Maximus will fit the bill."

For more go to:

https://www.michaelclose.com

For infomation on how to get your hands on the book, email bammomagic@cogeco.ca


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