How To: Make a B-Boy Abe Lincoln out of a $5 Bill

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    • g0d5m15t4k3 says:

      Looks good to me! I only had an old $1 bill from a coworker to work with. I made a super terrible Washington with a hat… then successfully made a shirt-dollar.

      If work didn’t block me from my own Twitpic account, I’d link the pics. You can find me there though with the same username.

  1. knoxblox says:

    …and the Skater Kids point to Skater Lincoln, and whisper amongst themselves, “Man, that dude’s OLD.”

  2. SamSam says:

    Between steps 2 and 3, and 3 and 4… magic happens. That is all.

  3. Anonymous says:

    not as good as the Australian fiver (you can make the queen suck a penis)

    • adamnvillani says:

      “(you can make the queen suck a penis)”

      That reminds me of how somebody pointed out that if Prince William has a stripper at his bachelor party, how odd it must feel to him to pay her with pieces of paper bearing his grandmother’s portrait.

      I’m American, and I remember the day in junior high when somebody demonstrated how to fold a dollar bill to make George Washington look like a penis.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Trying this with an old $5 bill makes it that much more confusing :(

  5. cole.perry says:

    “Abe BLINGcoln”?

  6. Anonymous says:

    I am very angry about this.

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    Original name is ” Kid Lincoln”

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  7. mchampag says:

    Especially in light of Saturday’s murders in Arizona, the “Cap Lincoln” remark is in questionable taste. In street jargon, to “cap” someone is to shoot them. Abraham Lincoln himself was a victim of exactly that sort of gun violence. Or is that all part of the joke? It must be. It’s just an elaborate pun. Otherwise, the $100 bill would have been used, since it’s all about the benjamins, and that would have been more funny anyway. Never mind.

    • Anonymous says:

      Uhm. I just thought I should point out, the more logical of our community would look at the “Cap Lincoln” heading (not remark) as a description of what it is. Not street jargon for saying, “Abraham Lincoln was shot in the head like Gabrielle Giffords, LOL!”

    • AirPillo says:

      I was going to make a playful John Wilkes Booth joke but after that depressing comment I’m just going to take my ball and go home.

    • Anonymous says:

      In light of you being an over analytical “Debby Downer”, I’d like to say I don’t see how this at all relates to the shooting in Arizona. Only a hoity-toity, political correctness seeking, suburban soccer mom would make that connection. Besides, nobody’s used the term “capped” since the 90′s.

    • Anonymous says:

      don’t you think that’s a stretch? the point is making a baseball CAP on lincolns head, i sense no distastefulness from it

    • ethancoop says:

      *sigh*
      last time I checked the $5 bill doesn’t have Gabrielle Giffords face on it so what’s the problem with a little joke at a long since deceased President’s expense?

      You’ve just made the internet a little less fun today. Thanks.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Im so angry at step 3.

  9. Anonymous says:

    Fucking awesome!

  10. Anonymous says:

    My first attempt–

    http://twitpic.com/3ow8w0

    LOL!

  11. Anonymous says:

    Step 3 is my bane. I could not progress past that.

  12. Anonymous says:

    Knob Creek Farm represent!

    Seen.

  13. g0d5m15t4k3 says:

    I wanted to do this but neither I nor any of my office coworkers have paper money. This is what the world has come to. All credit all the time.

    My ex and I used to make a punch of shirt dollars (http://members.cox.net/crandall11/money/shirt/) before going to the bar. When you tip in shirts, the staff tend to remember you (for amusement at the least if you’re a bad tipper).

  14. Anonymous says:

    B-Boy? That’s a skater in the graphic. Not all B-Boys are skaters and visa versa.

  15. fatuousplatitudes says:

    Pa! I see your B-Boy Lincoln and raise you a badly chopped Surfer Girl Betty

    http://tinypic.com/r/mjbhie/7

    Of course, now I’ll have to emigrate to the colonies…

  16. Anonymous says:

    There is some kind of wizardry involved in Step 3.

  17. skeletoncityrepeater says:

    Great trick, but why is the final image dressed as a skater, and not dressed as a B-Boy? Shouldn’t ‘breakdancing’ be somehow involved?

  18. johnofjack says:

    From 2 to 3: fold it over so the 5 shows upside down under Lincoln’s jaw, then reach under it and pull the other corner (also a 5) down and to the left.

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