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How to fold a shirt

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Renault78law, Aug 7, 2004.

  1. Renault78law

    Renault78law Senior member

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  2. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim In Time Out

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    I showed that to my friends six months ago, its creepily effective. This whimsical method of folding still baffles me.

    It's supposedly a training video for a major japanese department store. FYI
     


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    I LOVE it.

    Gotta try this at home and then in the store.

    Thanks.

    JJF
     


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    Well, I did try at home and it worked. But it left a little dimple where I pinched it. maybe my technique will improve with practice. [​IMG]
     


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    I'm blown away.

    Jon.
     


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    This is the most useful thing Ive learned all year.
     


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    I practiced last night and now can do it. The secret is not to pinch the middle, but to merely hold on to it (and straighten it out at the end).
     


  10. Brian SD

    Brian SD Moderator

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    Here are some tips that I have deducted from many practices: When you "pinch" the shirt, do not pinch it so tightly (as GQ Lawyer has noted). The position you pinch the shirt and the line that it relates to at the top seam is the most important part. Pinching higher (closer to armpit) allows you to stretch the shirt farther when folding it over your arm, thus creating a tighter rectangle. To make the fold symmetrical, grab the top seam closer to the collar than to the shoulder. If you have more space on the right side, you are pulling from too close to the shoulder. If you have more space on the left side, you are pulling to close to the collar. Many hours at the office have been killed by practicing this. [​IMG]
     


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    But just think of the doors you have now opened up in your future career if they fire you there due to 1) Indecent exposure (PUT THAT SHIRT BACK ON&#33[​IMG] and 2) Missing dealines while practicing this [​IMG] JJF
     


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    Styleman In Time Out

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    (Brian SD @ 11 Aug. 2004, 2:39) Many hours at the office have been killed by practicing this. Â [​IMG]
    But just think of the doors you have now opened up in your future career if they fire you there due to 1) Indecent exposure (PUT THAT SHIRT BACK ON&#33[​IMG] and 2) Missing dealines while practicing this [​IMG] JJF
    [​IMG]
     


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    Brian SD Moderator

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    Would it be considered sexual harassment if I said to my boss, "Take off your shirt, and witness my ultimate Japanese folding technique."
     


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    having seen your picture, i gotta say the answer is... no. [​IMG] just kidding, of course it would be. [​IMG] BTW is your boss hot? i'm trying to form a visual here...
     


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    He works for Jim Mcgreevy...
     


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