Paper folding trivia

By redviolin ยท 5 replies
Sep 12, 2008
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  1. Fold a pieces in 2.
    Then fold it in 1/2 again.

    Repeat 50 times.

    How think would the paper be?
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    I think it would still be paper
    Just folded paper

    Also I haven't tried it, but think it may be impossible
    Not sure if a person could make timber from paper (doing this), possible I suppose, just unlikely
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,038   +2,559

    Zen Moronics..........

    What an marvelously engaging and entertaining concept thread.

    I'm sure you can hear the sound of one hand clapping. No? Then listen with your a**es instead of your ears.
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +422

    .5*50 probably. perhaps + or - .5

    But also, it is impossible to fold paper more than somthing like 11 times.

    You have 6 posts, why are you asking this? Perhaps your antics would be better appriciated elsewhere.
  5. Classic Rock

    Classic Rock TS Member Posts: 65

    This place is called "", not "". People who come here do so catch up with news concerning 'technology', not to have their time wasted.

    I would tell you to go and read Roald Dahl's autobiography "Boy", as your question is answered there, but I think you have already done that, haven't you?
  6. bobcat

    bobcat TechSpot Paladin Posts: 688   +67

    Actually, I don't think you can fold a piece of paper more than 7 times.

    But there are even more difficult tasks, like debugging Windows BSoD's.

    Now, I don't know what BSoD have to do with the thread subject of paper folding, it's just that they are a concern of mine right now.

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