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Old 10-11-2009, 10:06 AM   #1
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Old 10-11-2009, 10:53 AM   #2
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Old 10-11-2009, 01:20 PM   #3
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Wow, those are great!

I do the basic crane and learned how to do the dollar heart fold for the "tooth fairy" visit last year on youtube! i heart youtube - can learn practically anything on there...video's are waaaay better than books. I have a couple of origami books that are pretty useless because the instructions are sooo hard to follow on the 1000 step things....
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I think that that top one is a trick. Probably just a real camera wrapped in cash. As a matter of fact, that second one could also be a butterfly wrapped up too. I'm just sayin...
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Old 10-11-2009, 02:34 PM   #7
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I think that that top one is a trick. Probably just a real camera wrapped in cash. As a matter of fact, that second one could also be a butterfly wrapped up too. I'm just sayin...

I have seen videos of this guy folding dollar bills and no tricks. He is an amazing designer and patient folder.
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did it take anyone else a while to figure out what the first one was?
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I only fold when I'm holding a losing hand in poker. The fun kind.
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Old 10-11-2009, 04:43 PM   #10
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I am absolutely in awe! I watched this four times. It looks so easy but doing it is so far beyond my capabilities it's not even funny. I can fold t-shirts, but not as well as that woman has demonstrated.

I think I'll go off and watch it another 17,000 times, now...
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This is like those spring loaded nylon laundry bags. Once you get them out of the zipper bag, you have to know the trick to getting them back in!
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Old 10-11-2009, 06:18 PM   #12
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Preflop: Hero is Button with Q, A
5 folds, CO bets $2, Hero raises $10, 2 folds, CO calls $8

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CO checks, Hero bets $13, CO raises $32, Hero ?
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Old 10-11-2009, 07:39 PM   #13
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MP1 ($175)
MP2 ($100)
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CO ($148.25)
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Preflop: Hero is Button with Q, A
5 folds, CO bets $2, Hero raises $10, 2 folds, CO calls $8

Flop: ($21.50) J, 8, 10 (2 players)
CO checks, Hero bets $13, CO raises $32, Hero ?
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On the button it's a good starting hand.

Dominates most unpaired hands and is only slightly worse than a coinflip against all pocket pairs except AA, KK, and QQ.
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MP1 ($175)
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SB ($94.35)
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Preflop: Hero is Button with Q, A
5 folds, CO bets $2, Hero raises $10, 2 folds, CO calls $8

Flop: ($21.50) J, 8, 10 (2 players)
CO checks, Hero bets $13, CO raises $32, Hero ?
That's not a big raise. Looks like Hero would have to call $19 with a pot of ~ $76. He'd be getting 4/1 on his $. Not an automatic call, CO could already have a made straight, but i'd probably make the call.
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That's not a big raise. Looks like Hero would have to call $19 with a pot of ~ $76. He'd be getting 4/1 on his $. Not an automatic call, CO could already have a made straight, but i'd probably make the call.
I agree. Make the call . . .

Straight seems unlikely considering he'd have to have lead in with pocket 9, Queen or 9, 7. Not impossible but why open with a $2 bet with such crap. Either go big or go home with a hand like that.

If he's got a big hand its probably more likely that he slow played pocket jacks . . . but you still have a couple of outs for that.
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I am absolutely in awe! I watched this four times. It looks so easy but doing it is so far beyond my capabilities it's not even funny. I can fold t-shirts, but not as well as that woman has demonstrated.

I think I'll go off and watch it another 17,000 times, now...
Well, I watched it four times, then went upstairs, got a shirt, and folded it perfectly. I must be a natural. Do NOT tell my wife!

Edit: Shoot -- she just woke up from her nap, saw me do it, and said "I guess we have a new person to put away laundry."
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Well, I watched it four times, then went upstairs, got a shirt, and folded it perfectly. I must be a natural. Do NOT tell my wife!

Edit: Shoot -- she just woke up from her nap, saw me do it, and said "I guess we have a new person to put away laundry."
OK, I can do it too, but it doesn't look as neat. I think it might be the ratty old stretched out tshirt I used. But it is an easy way to fold.
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And tying it all together with Martha's original awesome origami examples, we can fold dollars into shirts:

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I agree. Make the call . . .

Straight seems unlikely considering he'd have to have lead in with pocket 9, Queen or 9, 7. Not impossible but why open with a $2 bet with such crap. Either go big or go home with a hand like that.

If he's got a big hand its probably more likely that he slow played pocket jacks . . . but you still have a couple of outs for that.
Actually, you have more than a couple of outs, even against a set of jacks. You have a double gut. With the two spades on the board, maybe on average seven outs. And, if he just has a pair, maybe another ace might help you (although it might cost you a lot of money if he has JJ, AJ, or AT).

I am positive NEV with a lot of starting hands -- but I think not with AQo, and definitely not not after a check raise. Without the two spades on the board, maybe I would call, given the relatively deep stacks.

So how did it play out, Mr. Hero?

Maybe we should start a poker thread . . .

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