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"Okay I'm a newbie, but I wanted to ask this for a possible future performance. When spinning for an audience, is there any rules as to what music you can use? Like I mean as far of copy..."
"Well it's not definate yet, since I told her it depended on whether or not I'm feel I'm good enough to put on a performance.but I bought tail poi and was using them on my off time at wo..."
Last Reply: by Noddy
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"Seriously why is it there? If you put them on ignroe they are there for a reason. I don't even want to see their names if they post let alone a toggle to see their posts! It just defies..."
"I think some of the art work I uploaded might be to graphic. Could you guys check out the link, and tell me what you think of the lights and art, also tell me if any are inappropriate f..."
Posted: by Gaz Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 627 Replies: 3
"G'day!how ya doin?I'm just learning how to use poi at the moment - i did a class at Byron Bay a week and a half or so ago, and came back with a set of poi... once i'm a bit better at us..."
"For quite a while now I have been a varying mix of extremely depressed, mad at myself, and very pissy in general. All caused by one person. Especially over break, I'm not afraid to admi..."
Posted: by Merlyn
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" I have been in contact with First Act Insurance, the people who do the add on fire insurance to the Equity membership public liability insurance, for a few months and been raising the ..."
"It's after Christmas and I figured that a New Years topic was in order(Boredom creates cliche topics)"
"Well I've only been practice spinning for about two weeks now, and already I've spun infront of people, even though i don't know alot of moves.I know I'm crazy. But I had a presentation..."
"~ After having dug to a depth of 10 metres last year, British scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 100 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a ..."
Last Reply: by Eera
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"So looking to buy an air-rifle and was wondering if anyone can give buying tips? I'm an absolute noob when it comes to these sorts of things. All I know is I need a good range and not t..."
"I got bored and went on Wikipedia and I found out that Wikipedia has no pages for any of our famous spinners, for example, no Nick Woolsey or Meenik, no Thomas Johansson or Nevisoul, no..."
"Does anyone else feel awkward spinning in public i.e a park?I do it because its scenic and open but i hate it when people stare. I know i know its a performance art but when i'm trying ..."
Last Reply: by aston
Views: 10568 Replies: 59
"I tried to find another post like this but failing that......Ok. Let be honest guys. Downloading illegal music from programs like KaZaA and the late Napster IS stealing.It is nothing bu..."
"I just happened to see this in the store and thought, "wow people need to communicate more."Gorilla Fist Poi: $163.57Gorilla Fist Wicks: $173.64"
"just watched your new vid poiboy, well wicked, the turning antispin flowers were fantastic, and the recoveries (from the wrap and orbital) was just as masterful.Great work!here is the l..."
Last Reply: by aston
Views: 6783 Replies: 49
"Well guys after 6 months of practice and preparation, I have decided to commemorate my 28th birthday tomorrow with my 1st burn. Fortunately the blizzard remnants have cleared out here i..."
"Have any of you had any experiences similar to this?My roommate has a cat and three Schnauzers. Whenever I'm spinning with my practice poi (chain poi with big plastic balls that freakin..."
"In before "pretentious hipster crap" What are some of your favorite (and perhaps unheard of bands) Independant label and/or "different sounding" ones. I submit - Neutral Milk Hotel - M..."
"Edit: I apologize in advance.Not really sure if this is GOING to be a rant, but hell, that's the subject now and there isn't alot to do about it!*ahem* Anyway, let me just first say I j..."
Last Reply: by Dr.Babs
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" User Friendly what can I say..? The author, J.D. "Illiad" Frazer is a genius.. the comic is the funniest thing I've ever read. tho you have to be at least part computer geek to unde..."
"I signed up for an audition with Spinergy Arts in Seattle. The audition is at the end of January, and I basically need to be able to walk in the door with a routine to show them. I'm no..."
"Happy New Years! I'm already drunk and I won't be on for the rest of the night, I'm just on my freind's computer, and within the hour, I will for sure be wayyy too drunkk to thyepe at a..."
"Remember, invest in a Swedish fid if you're going to tie a monkey fist knot, even if only once. Your sanity will thank you for the $7 investment.(Incidentally, I think everyone's first ..."
"Wow, I am amazed at how knowing the right people can mean everything in life. I just did a show for my family and it was only my 3rd burn. I had 1 or 2 awkward moments my parents said, ..."
Posted: by PK_ Last Reply: by Moka
Views: 51881 Replies: 220
"With all the sleeping over and world tours it's got to be becomming a common occurance for others to slyly sign on under friends accounts.My name is PK. I am smelly and like goats.NYC ..."
"I have a balance board that I made from an old longboard deck and PVC tubing for a roller. I just started playing with just about every toy I own on this aforementioned board, and it is..."
Posted: by Woodsy Last Reply: by aston
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"Merry Christmas and a happy and a happy new year everybody "
Last Reply: by JaredW
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"Is anyone going to MELTDOWN June 28th in Dallas? It doesn't necessarily have anything to do with poi directly but its techno-ish and there will be lots of glow stick spinning etc. If so..."
"This year, my family is hosting our family Christmas party. I have relatives that are coming that have no idea what I do, and I'm going to surprise them Have you ever done something li..."
"I just did my first burn 4 and a half hours ago and here are the vidoes:Part one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMmEFvNhss8Part two http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UD6YYs4g08&featur..."
Last Reply: by Brenn
Views: 1083 Replies: 21
" Died at the Age of 32... RIP Great actress. Loved her the most in 'Girl interrupted'. This just highlights the dangers of the medias influence in our lives. Such a shame. Hope she rest..."
"hey spinnersjust moved to mackay north qld and looking for someone to practice with.. if anyone lives in the area and whats to have a play let me firstname.lastname@example.org"
"AHH! I have my first burn tomorrow and I just injured my finger and it is bleeding profusely and even under the bandage it doesn't want to stop! It better get better by tomorrow! At lea..."
"http://www.flickr.com/photos/wyattdavisspinspoi/ just some quick shots of the new poi check them out if your busy life alows you to"
"When you spin for an audience, do you generally freeball it, do you have sort of a routine that you kind of follow, or do you stick completely to a choreographed routine?"
Posted: by Woodsy
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"If you live in brisbane, on the east side of australia, you'll be happy to know that there is a gathering.So far there isnt many confirmed guests, but this is the facebook invitation/de..."
Last Reply: by FireTom
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"Welcome Paco, who we rescued. He's 17 lbs of a lot of poodle mixed with...well, have a guess (Westie? Lhasa?) (second image is my partner holding him)He's sweet. He's loving. He's..."
"It's been a long time since I picked up a book to study, and earlier today I was checking out my itunes shopping cart and of all things I came across 'Stages of Meditation: The Dalai La..."
"So I'm painfully shy and socially inept. When I moved to Seattle the only people I knew were from IRC; it was two years before I really started hanging out with them, and another four y..."
"Hi im JessI moved to cornwall last week and i dont know any spinners or groups! Im sure there are lots ! im new to home of poi so can some one please help me or point me in the directio..."
"The entirety of the time I have had my glasses, the lenses have always popped out at least a few times a week, sometimes a few times a day. Just today, I hit myself in the face doing sa..."
"I can has cheezeburger?Hey all! I got bored and decided to make an "Icanhazcheezeburger" Thread. Just to talk about those crazy kittehs, share your favorites, and maybe add so..."
"Ive been waiting 4 days for my echeque to clear for my poi order. Its so frustrating. Damn you paypal, and damn my conviction of never owning a credit card "
"What ever would we do without it? It keeps our bums smelling lovely and clean.Let us take a moment to sit and reflect on the wonder that is TP.Or mabey sparkey just needs to go to bed."
Posted: by Ro
Views: 3680 Replies: 25
"What do you think. Does the art of spinning and twirling with fire give you more sex appeal... Or less sex appeal.if more, give it on a scale of 1 to 5if less give it on a scale of -1 t..."
Posted: by mech Last Reply: by 4leek24
Views: 2870 Replies: 21
"were can i get a good diabolo from, i am going to learn!help me?later days"
"So I have fluffy poi and usually toss them in my backpack when I go to class, and spend my breaks in the school hallways or common areas spinning. Absolutely nothing fancy, this is comi..."
"So if anyone has been following the progress of this, a Facebook group called "Get Rage Against the Machine to no 1 this Christmas" has gone viral. The idea is to stop Simon C..."