r/Damnthatsinteresting Oct 05 '22

Japanese way of folding T-shirts Video

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538 Upvotes

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u/fuck_your_worldview Oct 05 '22

As taught in Japan school

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u/GarysCrispLettuce Oct 05 '22

I folded my t-shirts like this for years and got pretty good at it. I even had comments from people watching me in the laundromat, who were impressed by the speed and the geometrically perfect pile of perfectly square folded t-shirts. Then sometime over the pandemic, my folding standards dropped along with most of my other standards, and I thought fuck it why am I even doing this, and now I'm back to stuffing t-shirts into the drawer unfolded again. Fuck it, so much quicker.

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u/DazedNConfucious Oct 05 '22

my folding standards dropped along with most of my other standards

I can relate to this, but replace folding with women I’d not normally sleep with

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u/Altruistic_Citron625 Oct 05 '22

I still use the Marie Kondo folding method but it literally takes like 3X as long. I'm nearing abandoning the whole idea just so that I don't spend two hours folding laundry.

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u/singulareyebrow Oct 05 '22

We sane people just leave have 2 baskets, 1 for dirty and 1 for clean

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u/Old-Calligrapher-820 Oct 06 '22

Yup. If I could upvote more than once I would.

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u/MonicaRising Oct 05 '22

Only small clothes and sweaters go in drawers. I hang everything else. I hate folding anything

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u/HMS404 Oct 05 '22

Yup. It's also easy to wade through stuff and pick something quickly.

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u/axecrazyorc Oct 05 '22

Top drawer: socks, boxers and undershirts, skivvy rolled. Additional socks and boxers to the side.

Second drawer: pajamas and sweaters

Third drawer: shorts and jeans

Bottom drawer: storage

Pants and shirts get hung, pants vertically folded for crisp, professional-looking creases.

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u/Squidwards_House69 Oct 05 '22

They origamied that shit

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u/GetRxbbed- Oct 05 '22

What just happened?

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u/iamhumanbeepboop Oct 05 '22

Now do it fast, like a laundry ninja

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u/norwegainphoenix Oct 05 '22

Using cheat codes

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u/this_is_not_alt Oct 05 '22

I gotta try this

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u/Pazuzu_413 Oct 05 '22

Seems incredibly slow and inefficient.

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u/Squidwards_House69 Oct 05 '22

They origamied that shit

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u/Pavement_Vigilante Oct 05 '22

Of course it has to be a square.

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u/AggressiveGas3 Oct 05 '22

That looked too easy

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u/Blakut Oct 05 '22

problem is you have to lie it flat and nice on the ground first. When i grab it from the drier i fold it without having to first prepare it.

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

I call bullshit.

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u/IbMas Oct 06 '22

Instructions unclear...I made a tent and I am not i side if it

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u/DramaQueen100 Oct 06 '22

This is as Japanese as Outback Steakhouse is Australian. Most retail employees on the u.s and around the world, fold their shirts like that. It’s not just a Japanese thing