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Picture of Adding emotion to your money
We tend to get pretty emotional about our money, but what if your bills we're able to smile at you when you get them and frown when they're leaving you. They can!

Materials: A bill! any denomination, as long as it has a famous person on it

Step 1: First fold

Picture of First fold
Fold the bill towards the reverse through the left pupil of the portrait. This is a mountain fold for all you origami people. line up the upper edge of the bill to ensure a perpendicular crease. use your finger nail to make a good crease. Straighten out the fold.

I dun it

tcman20062 years ago

Cool, now where did i put andy?

Source ofE3 years ago

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DEEJAY6423 years ago

dangit i live in New Zealand and we have advanced plastic notes!!!

allan_e7 years ago
hahaha i love doing this, im sure here in the uk its illegal because its defacing the queen.. meh -_- anyways... haaappy :) saaddddd :(
!revenge!7 years ago
argh.. I live in europe.. we don't have any faces on our money
argh.. i live in Australia.. we cant fold plastic notes ._.
haha, awesome! now only if i had some money to try it with..... ;)
hmm... strange how this is posted on the day this is on QI
_fatguy (author)  innovationista997 years ago
What's QI?
go to 12.22 to see it
Darn, can't see that in the US!! Sounds like would be good.
vopo7 years ago
You can make the queen on the australian $5 note look like a doodle :D
champion4667 years ago
OMG!! this is soooooooooo cool!!!!!!!!!!
when I showed my mum she was like WOW!!!! lol
monsterlego7 years ago
gizander7 years ago
Oh, dude, I just remembered...If the bill has a pic of sm1 looking head on (like ours) you vave to make the creases in a V shape to line up the eyeballs (further apart) and the mouth edges (less wide)...Thats 4 any of you who have bills with the ppl on them staring straight at you in that spooky way...
gizander7 years ago reformatted my already bad AA into something even worse...haha! --or maybe better......
_fatguy (author)  gizander7 years ago
AA deserves to be left back with the DOS days, we have photoshop now
You're probably right, though I wonder what the "new tech" equivalent is for laughing and frowning money...maybe some 101 year old Japanese origami master living in the hole of Mt. Fuji can make currency come alive and do chores for him ;)
True though that we have to let go to move forward, although I have seen ASCII art that blows the mind...and then there's the in-between--there's this video on youtube i saw years ago that shows this guy "painting" the Mona Lisa with MS Paint or some similar simple illustration program. Filmed in high speed it was amazing to see how close he came with just a simple app. I guess to be considered a Photoshop Master, one has to create something that absolutely shatters belief, you know, since the program is so powerful and all...
Cheers man! (lol, downing an icy 40 as i type...Sunday pm and all... B)
gizander7 years ago
Heheh...beaver......Over here we have an out of circulation coin that has a fish on the flip side (How many animals can you fit in a pair of stockings again? lol)
Thanks for reminding me about this trick. I remember sitting through Friday chapel service back in grade school folding our first president into a smiling Chinese dude... \ \ ......screw it, i could never do ASCII Art...hahaha!
/ nose \
\ here \
/ /

It's the comment about your money smiling when it comes and frowning when it goes that really makes this I'able...Good 1 Man!
_fatguy (author)  gizander7 years ago
ChrysN7 years ago
Cool, the queen does look quite happy.
_fatguy (author)  ChrysN7 years ago
you can make the queen on the nickel smile too, you just have to turn her over and rub her beaver :)
That is hilarious! Nice job.
_fatguy (author)  Penolopy Bulnick7 years ago
Thanks Penolopy