Introduction: My Cardboard Giraffe

This is the cardboard giraffe I made. These pictures were taken at a friends house. I covered a box in white paper and painted it yellow, then I cut up my science fair poster and made it into the legs and neck and head. Then I cut holes in the legs and body so I could tie them on with yarn so that I could kind of sit down.It's actually a costume and it's really hard to bend over when I'm wearing it.

In three of the pictures I kinda just threw him in a chair.
It's right eye looks really messed up because I was wearing it and tried bending over to draw it on and I'm left handed so it was kind of hard to do.

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Sunbanks made it! (author)2008-01-27

Crap

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)Weissensteinburg2008-01-27

No view of you in it?

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-27

I was kinda the one taking the video...I have another one of me in a wheel barrow being carted down the street with my giraffe.

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)Weissensteinburg2008-01-27

ooh! ooh! lemmie see! lemmie see!

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-27

Here

The song is "Failing to Grow Up" by Jimmy Inglish. I thought it fit the video perfectly, especially the part where the wheel barrow falls over. The person in the cowboy hat is one of my friends, not me.

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)Weissensteinburg2008-01-27

Nice..what kind of looks did you get in that? And what's the music for the bike video?

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-27

I couldn't tell. But last time we rode bikes with the giraffe some people actually pulled over to ask us what it was. It was really funny. It's called "Where do Ice Cream Trucks Go in the Winter?" by Michael Hurst.

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-27

Haha ok.

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)2008-01-27

I was able to watch it on your photobucket...I like the music, but I was hoping for a view of you in it, not from you in it.

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)2008-01-02

I want to see a picture of you in it!

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-21

Today I took a video while riding a bike with it. And one in a wheelbarrow running over a Reddi-whip can on the side of the road.

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)Weissensteinburg2008-01-21

Post the video!

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-21

I will as soon as I upload the stuff off of my camera.

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)Weissensteinburg2008-01-21

Do it nowww!

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-21

I hate my voice on camera.

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)Weissensteinburg2008-01-21

aww cmonnn

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-21

Hold your horses. How do I put it on here without using Youtube? I'll try Photobucket....

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)Weissensteinburg2008-01-21

yeah, photobucket oughtta work.

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-21

It would if my camera didn't get all messed up. I thought they were done uploading and went and deleted them off of my camera. Turns out they are no longer on my camera or computer. :( It makes me mad. It's all because of Digger.....

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)Weissensteinburg2008-01-21

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-27

I made a new video with me riding a bike with my cardboard giraffe!

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)Weissensteinburg2008-01-27

Yay! Did you upload it yet?

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-27

I'm uploading it from my camera right now.

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Weissensteinburg made it! (author)Weissensteinburg2008-01-27

Awesome, let me know when it's ready for watching

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-21

Perhaps I can try making another video tomorrow. As for now here is a picture of the beach.

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-20

You should see me try to walk down stairs with it...

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GorillazMiko made it! (author)2008-01-02

Haha, cool, looks pretty big, nice job Sunbanks!

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Shifrin made it! (author)2008-01-02

totally i;m making one lol favorited!

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-02

:D I'm going to hang mine from the ceiling.

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Mwafler made it! (author)2008-01-02

Very....ahh....somewhat...anatomically correct. Well, it has a neck....I think...

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Sunbanks made it! (author)Sunbanks2008-01-02

Haha yeah, it does. I still need to paint spots on it and make it look more like a giraffe.

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