The ping pong ball changed color again

@youless (91533)
Guangzhou, China
August 14, 2016 8:51pm CST
Long time ago the ping pong ball was white. But several years ago it changed to orange. I guess perhaps it was good for the visual effect from TV. But this Olympics I noticed that the ping pong ball changed to white balls again.
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@Sun7788 (261)
• Changzhou, China
15 Aug 16
The ping pong ball is usually white with the the dark blue pingpong table, and the ball is yellow with the dark green table. I hope this sports can be popular around the world, not just the stage for our own.
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
15 Aug 16
I didn't notice the ping pong table color yet
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@Sun7788 (261)
• Changzhou, China
17 Aug 16
@youless Well, i also notice the color of players' uniforms, no white. Maybe white uniforms will camouflage the white ball.
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@LadyDuck (157723)
• Switzerland
15 Aug 16
I like to play ping pong and I have several white balls and several orange balls.
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
16 Aug 16
I am surprised to hear that
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@LadyDuck (157723)
• Switzerland
16 Aug 16
@youless Are you surprised that I like to play ping pong? This is very popular in Italy and also here in Switzerland.
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
17 Aug 16
@LadyDuck I don't know that it is a popular sports overseas. As I even heard that rumor said that the ping pong would be out of Olympics in the future because less people were interested in it.
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@Hannihar (36533)
9 Nov
That is very interesting how it changed to orange and then back to white. How did it change?
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Nov
It seems that today the ping pong ball size is a little bigger than before
@Hannihar (36533)
10 Nov
@youless I have not played ping pong in ages. I wonder why it is bigger now.
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
10 Nov
@Hannihar So it will be easier and hopefully Chinese players will not win it all the time
@magallon (18090)
• Philippines
15 Aug 16
think white is the standard color for a ping pong ball
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
15 Aug 16
It was.
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@magallon (18090)
• Philippines
16 Aug 16
@youless My daughter was a ping pong player when she was in high school and i also remember she used the orange ball. I thought it just depends on the player which color she prefers to use.
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
16 Aug 16
@magallon When it is the official match, I think they require the standard color.
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@hoong143 (1416)
• Malaysia
16 Aug 16
I thought the ping pong ball must be white in the international game.
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
17 Aug 16
Then you might miss the past official international ping pong games. At that time the ping pong ball was orange.
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@hoong143 (1416)
• Malaysia
17 Aug 16
@youless Yes. I missed it.
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@SIMPLYD (79764)
• Philippines
18 Aug 16
I guess it's the real color or original color so they still adapted that .
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
19 Aug 16
You are right.
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@rina110383 (24134)
15 Aug 16
I've never seen those orange balls. You're a keen observer. I always see those white balls.
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
15 Aug 16
In fact using the orange ping pong balls has been for years
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@jstory07 (67162)
• Roseburg, Oregon
15 Aug 16
That is something that I would have never noticed my self. Good information and thanks for sharing.
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@youless (91533)
• Guangzhou, China
15 Aug 16
Ping pong is not a very popular sports overseas but it is one of the most popular games in my country.