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Postby Tom Frame » October 21st, 2021, 8:57 pm

I’m not a tech guy. I don’t participate in the narcissism-generator known as social media. I hate myself for owning a cell phone. So, at the creaking and cranky age of 61, I’m amazed to announce that I have somehow successfully built and launched http://www.tomframe.com

It’s a trippy online store where discerning clientele will swoon over my massive inventory of seven, count ‘em, seven products! The site also has a bibliography page and a biography page where I share lurid details and incriminating photographs of my life.

It’s also the only place on Earth where you can purchase The Hypercard Project and decks of gaffs for my “Son of Hyper-Warp.”

Please peruse my petit emporium and impulsively spend an enormous amount of money. Or at least drop me a line and let me know what you think of the joint.


Thanks,

Tom

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Postby Richard Kaufman » October 22nd, 2021, 1:39 pm

Nice site, Tom! Love the home page background.
Baby blue is a tough color to work with in general.
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Postby Tom Frame » October 22nd, 2021, 3:23 pm

Thanks Richard. You made my day!

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Postby MagicbyAlfred » October 22nd, 2021, 6:09 pm

Tom, a very striking and aesthetically pleasing site! I enjoyed reading your fascinating biography and part of your interview, your insights, and the various factors that motivated you towards psychology. I will circle back and finish reading the rest of the interview soon. Yes, a deck of cards most certainly is almost sacred, and you are so lucky to live in the great San Francisco, where I spent many happy years!

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Postby Tom Frame » October 22nd, 2021, 6:36 pm

Thanks Alfred!

To my horror, I discovered that the site looked awful on a mobile phone. Text was out of whack, photos in the wrong place, etc.

There is a separate editor for the mobile viewing. I fooled around with it and now the mobile view is much more pleasing to the eye.

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Postby Dustin Stinett » October 23rd, 2021, 4:02 am

To borrow a quote, I like it.

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Postby Tom Frame » October 23rd, 2021, 9:33 am

Thanks Dustin!

And thanks to everyone who has made a purchase. I hope you enjoy my offerings.

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Postby Tom Frame » November 1st, 2021, 11:48 am

Guys,

In addition to my shockingly small inventory of new magic, I’ve decided to sell some of my used magic products. There is one of each item.

While the ever-changing inventory will primarily consist of books, you never know what may be offered, or how long it will be available. So, visit the store often to see what appears before it disappears.


Thanks,

Tom

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Postby Tom Frame » November 2nd, 2021, 11:47 am

Ken Krenzel is visiting the shop.

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Postby Tom Frame » November 4th, 2021, 11:50 am

I've added another used book and made some price reductions on existing used books.

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Postby Tom Frame » November 5th, 2021, 1:08 pm

Guys,

I've added some used DVDs to the shop.

While you're there, check out the last page of my biography for a groovy blast from Genii's psychedelic past.

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Postby Ian Kendall » November 5th, 2021, 7:16 pm

It’s also the only place on Earth where you can purchase The Hypercard Project and decks of gaffs for my “Son of Hyper-Warp.”


Technically, I've got a mint copy with gaffs for sale, but when that's gone, sure :)

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Postby Tom Frame » November 6th, 2021, 3:29 pm

Ian,

Invest in your financial future. Don't sell it. Sit on it until I shuffle off this mortal card coil. When I eventually fall into the "dirt sleep," the book's asking price will skyrocket from $25.00 to nearly $30.00! Patience pays.

Meanwhile, I've added copies of Marked for Life and Close-Up Cavalcade Finale to the inventory and reduced the prices of a few used products. It's now the one-stop-shop for $10.00 used DVDs.

Thanks,

Tom

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Postby katterfelt0 » November 6th, 2021, 5:06 pm

Ian Kendall wrote:
It’s also the only place on Earth where you can purchase The Hypercard Project and decks of gaffs for my “Son of Hyper-Warp.”


Technically, I've got a mint copy with gaffs for sale, but when that's gone, sure :)


Ian, how much are you asking, sir?

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Postby Tom Frame » November 6th, 2021, 6:08 pm

Katterfelt0,

The price that Ian attaches to his copy is irrelevant, though intriguing. I sell The Hypercard Project with gaffs for its original 2006 price of $25.00. If you, or anyone pays more, they're paying too much.

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Postby Ian Kendall » November 6th, 2021, 6:28 pm

I've not sent my list out yet, so you're much better getting it from Tom. Also, you won't pay international postage :)

I was being facetious about Tom's statement in jest, not hawking my book at his expense. It is seemed that way, I apologise...

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Postby Tom Frame » November 8th, 2021, 12:42 pm

Barrie Richardson is visiting the shop.

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Postby katterfelt0 » November 8th, 2021, 2:04 pm

Tom Frame wrote:Barrie Richardson is visiting the shop.


You get some awesome people in your shop.

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Postby Ian Kendall » November 8th, 2021, 2:56 pm

But Hallowe'en was last week...

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Postby Tom Frame » November 11th, 2021, 10:53 am

Arthur Buckley, John Carney and Jonathan Friedman are loitering around the shop. I've also reduced some prices.

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Postby katterfelt0 » November 11th, 2021, 12:22 pm

Tom Frame wrote:Arthur Buckley, John Carney and Jonathan Friedman are loitering around the shop. I've also reduced some prices.


Tom, I just ordered the Friedman book. I'm looking forward to receiving it.

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Postby Tom Frame » November 11th, 2021, 2:01 pm

Thanks, Jim. I'll ship it tomorrow morning.

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Postby Tom Frame » November 14th, 2021, 4:47 pm

Karl Fulves and Jesse Feinberg are visiting the shop. I've reduced some prices.

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Postby Tom Frame » November 15th, 2021, 3:01 pm

Jerry Mentzer is visiting the shop.

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Postby katterfelt0 » November 15th, 2021, 3:46 pm

My book arrived today. Thank you, Tom

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Postby Tom Frame » November 15th, 2021, 4:45 pm

Jim,

You're welcome. I hope you like it.

Thanks for supporting the magic garage sale that never ends!

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Postby Tom Frame » November 20th, 2021, 5:54 pm

I added Card Cavalcade II and reduced some prices.

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Postby Tom Frame » November 24th, 2021, 11:20 am

I added two Marlo DVDs and reduced some prices.

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Postby Tom Frame » December 2nd, 2021, 3:39 pm

Guys,

I’m thrilled to announce that I now offer Hofzinser’s Transparent Card. To behold this pulchritudinous pasteboard, please visit my shop and watch the video.


Thanks,

Tom

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Postby Tom Frame » December 4th, 2021, 9:51 am

Gents,

I've slashed the price of used DVDs to a mere $6.00.

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Postby Tom Frame » December 5th, 2021, 4:59 pm

I'm now offering a (.002" thick steel) Shim card at the shop.

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Postby Tom Frame » December 14th, 2021, 3:49 pm

“Tom Frame makes a very nice Transparent Card. It inspired me to work out a killer faux card cheat routine and you can get it for free if you buy his remarkable card.”

-Bob Farmer

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Postby Bob Farmer » December 14th, 2021, 4:33 pm

Tom's transparent card allows for a great routine with your smartphone.

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Postby Richard Hatch » December 15th, 2021, 11:46 am

A question about transparent cards: All the ones I have seen have the indices on the wrong side. If you were actually seeing the card from the back, the indices would be seen in the upper right and lower left corners, not upper left and lower right. This wasn't an issue in Hofzinser's day, as his cards didn't have indices. Probably this is not something that a layman would notice or care about, but I wonder if anyone makes them that way?

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Postby Tom Frame » December 15th, 2021, 2:56 pm

Hi Richard,

One can print a reversed image of a card on either the rear of the back surface or on the dry mount tissue . This results in the indices appearing correctly through the back.

I may play around with the procedure. But nary a laymen has mentioned the indices.

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Postby Bob Farmer » December 15th, 2021, 6:16 pm

Laymen will see what they expect to see not what they should see.

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Postby Tom Frame » December 19th, 2021, 3:27 pm

Just in time to be late for Christmas!

Bedwell, Lovell and Martinez are visiting the shop.

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Postby Tom Frame » December 23rd, 2021, 2:38 pm

I reduced some prices.

But more importantly, I'm offering a rare, Todd Lassen Gaffing Genii, used by the Man himself!

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Postby Bob Farmer » December 23rd, 2021, 2:48 pm

The Gaffing Genie is worth its weight in gold. I've used it constantly.

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Postby Tom Frame » December 27th, 2021, 12:15 pm

Angelo Carbone and Sungwon Kim are visiting the shop.


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