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The Origami Thread

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Thumper, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. Thumper

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    Origami was invented in China around 100AD. The word origami simply means "paper folding". Japan was in the habit of adopting interesting parts of the Chinese culture, and took on the craft of origami around 600AD. It is Japanese origami which has become a world famous cultural emblem.

    Here is some of my favorite Origami.

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    Origami Crane
     
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    Origami Butterfly
     
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    Origami Flowers
     
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    Origami Tortoises
     
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    Origami Goldfish
     
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    Salami Origami
     
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    Must be the off season!! :rolleyes:
     
  8. Thumper

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    So Toby, if I set up an Origami forum, will you join? :tup:
     
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    We could post pad about the joys of folding paper. :yes:
     
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    The worst thing about Origami is getting a paper cut.
     
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    But when you finish a great work of Origami, it is so worth it.
     
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    Here is a whole family of Origami cranes.
     
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    An Origami cube
     
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    Origami is so cool. :tup:
     
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    I'd say this even if I hadn't started drinking at 6 am.
     
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    Did i just type that out loud? Please disregard my last post.
     
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    More Origami, WooHoo!!!!!!!!
     
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    I'm trying to maintain the integrity of this thread, so please don't post here unless you have something positive to say about Origami.
     
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    More Origami flowers
     
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    ...and more Origami flowers
     
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    Sounds like fun!! :lol:
     
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    Here's an Origami moth
     
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    Next thing ya know, you're gonna start a "My last post" thread!! :icon_eek: :icon_rofl:
     
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    Only if I can get an Origami forum going.
     
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    but those are getting tired
     
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    With multiple origami's
     
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    I like multiple origami's

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    Here we have elephant Origami & camel Origami.


    WooHoo I'm posting multiple origami's. :tup:
     
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    Here's a peacock origami.
     
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    the "Football's" we used to make in school.
     

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