Super-Folder makes resolution to fold 1,000 Origami Yodas in 2011. I offer BIG prize! Want to try, too? #starwars

 

Jack — a long-time Super-Folder — has decided to go big in 2011. He’s making a resolution to fold 1,000 Origami Yodas! Here is the pledge he’s using:

 

 

1,000 ORIGAMI YODAS

 

IF JACK WOULD LIKE TO MAKE 1,000 YODAS, HE MUST FALLOW THE RULES

 

  1. HE MAY ONLY START ON JANUARY 1ST 2011

  2. HE MAY ONLY END ON DECEMBER 31ST 2011

  3. IF HE DOSE NOT HAVE EDZACTLY 1,000 YODAS ON DECEMBER 31ST 11:59 PM, ALL OF THE YODAS THAT HE HAS MADE IN 2011 MUST BE THROWN AWAY.

  4. ALL THE YODAS MUST BE SIMPLE YODAS, IF THEY ARE NOT, THEY DO NOT COUNT.

 

 

 

ALL THE YODAS HE MAKES MUST BE LABELED WITH A NUMBER TO COUNT.

 

 

 

SIGNATURE ———————————————–

 

 

As far as I know I’m the only person who has ever folded 1,000 Origami Yodas. I folded them before the book came out as a publicity stunt. (It seemed to work!)

Of course, this is a variation on the tradition of folding 1,000 origami cranes for luck or the fulfillment of a wish.

Folding 1,00o of anything is a real test of patience. And you will feel a real accomplishment when you are done.

Also, if Jack — or anyone else — manages to do it I will give them a significant prize! How significant? How about getting your name in the credits of an Origami Yoda book?*

Maybe some of you other Super Folders would like to give it a try??

If you’d like to print your own version of Jack’s pledge, I’m sure he wouldn’t mind.

Good Luck, Jack! And any other Super-Folders who decide to give it a try!

 

*Adult permission/verification plus photo may be required as proof of completion. Prize subject to change… but will still be awesome!

40 Comments»

  Jack tolen wrote @

I can’t wait to start, but only on January 1st !

  superfolderchad wrote @

Im gonna go big 2 by making every character of all six movies(besides back ground characters) and send in pics before dec 31 2011.I’ve already started .

  Tom Angleberger wrote @

Awesome!!! That will get your name in a book too!

Keep me posted!

  superfolderchad wrote @

Cool Tom! Check out superfolderchad.wordpress.com to see my progress

  Tom Angleberger wrote @

Awesome!!!! This is a SuperFolder to watch folks!!

  Javier wrote @

Jack, I want to wish you good luck and happy folding!

  Jack Tolen wrote @

thanks, and good luck to chad also

  Remi Poindexter wrote @

I don’t think you’d remember me but I know i can do this having folded yodas 50 in one night before……. and yes it was the night before the book sighning.I had dog yoda,hippie yoda,yogurt yoda you even kept one and sighned my book “For the greatest yoda folder ever!!!”

  Tom Angleberger wrote @

Of course I remember you! You’re one of the original Super-Folders!!

  Remi Poindexter wrote @

i feel special

  Purse Girl wrote @

i did 60 in one night, hey tom i am doing this contest too. my plan is to do it before april 31st 2013

  chance wrote @

I am going to do this I will send the photos when I finish I want to be mentioned in the book! I’m starting when the ball drops!

  Tom Angleberger wrote @

Don’t stay up too late! You do have a whole year, you know.

  Jack Tolen wrote @

i have a pile of green paper waiting for the ball to drop

  Tom Angleberger wrote @

Go, Jack, go!

I believe you’re going to make it!

  Sean L from SMS guys read wrote @

It’s kinda weird, but it’s not a ball that drops. this year, it’s a giant acorn.

  Tom Angleberger wrote @

A giant Death Star would be so much cooler!

  Linda B. wrote @

Oooh, a giant acorn! This is the Year of the Acorn!!

  Sean L from SMS guys read wrote @

That is pretty cool! But why only simple yodas? :/
I want to do this thing too, but I just don’t have enough time….

Can I fold this yoda?

http://guysread.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8341c6e9653ef0134848544bf970c-pi

You know, do you still have the site that has the instructions for it? Thanks!

  Tom Angleberger wrote @

Yes, just fold 1,000 of those Kawahata Yodas and you’ll get a prize!

C’mon, Sean, you’re a super-folder you can fold 1,000 simple Yodas in no time, right?

  Jack Tolen wrote @

good luck chad!

  Sean L from SMS guys read wrote @

Ummm, no sorry, not the Kawahata ones…
I meant the yodas on that site…I don’t know where the location is… it used to be on your blog, but now it isn’t there anymore. Didn’t you see the pic that I linked?

  Tom Angleberger wrote @

Oh, I think that’s Fishgoth’s Yoda… ???? Maybe….
Here’s the link for Fishgoth’s page:
http://www.fishgoth.com/origami/fandiag.html

He’s got a lot of nice stuff over there!

  Sean L from SMS guys read wrote @

Yes, yes, yes! Thanks! I asked for that because I don’t really want to cut all that paper to make the other yoda, and I have a TON of SQUARE pieces of paper at home.

  Remi Poindexter wrote @

Here we go-a folding little green squares!!!!!!!

  Remi Poindexter wrote @

I also have a blog to track my work on please go to: http://www.1000yodasin2011.wordpress.com to track my progress!!!!

  Ashley wrote @

hi this isn’t me

  Susie B wrote @

Go, Jack, go!! That’s so awesome. Please make 1,001 and send one to me! :)

  Jack Tolen wrote @

sure! ill make 1001

  Matthew wrote @

I am going to try. I REALLY want to be a super folder! And my name in a book would be nice.

  rockhopper1999 wrote @

Track my progress at mattthesuperfolder.wordpress.com. ;)

  josh benson wrote @

im wanting to give the 1000 yoda thing a try to that would be awesome i have 8 yodas done already .

  AustinM wrote @

Go Jack Go! I hope you get to 1,000 by New Years Eve because if you don’t that’s a lot of paper wasted.

  Tom Angleberger wrote @

He’ll make it, don’t worry!

  megan wrote @

i’ll try it looks like fun

  Mark wrote @

I found this at the wrong time!!!!! OH NOOOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I want to try, but it’s already April 9!

  Tom Angleberger wrote @

Go for it! You’ve got til Dec. 31st!

  SF Jackson H wrote @

Hey Tom,
Ill make a life size Jabba! Ill start soon!

  Shavod98 wrote @

I may start 1000 yodas in january of 2014

  Shavod98 wrote @

If you fold 3 a day then you should be done by November 30th, you need to fold 4 on Nov. 30th though. Sorry if that’s cheating.


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