Login/Join to Participate " 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: 18th Dec 2009 by Woodsy Views: 412 Replies: 0 " 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: 17th Dec 2009 by FireTom Views: 638 Replies: 11 " 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: 9th May 2003 by Ro Views: 3851 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: 10th Jul 2003 by mech Last Reply: 11th Dec 2009 by 4leek24 Views: 2972 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..." Posted: 30th Nov 2009 by rere Last Reply: 10th Dec 2009 by rere Views: 2074 Replies: 2 " I'm a newbie to fire breathing and am planning on surprising the family etc over xmas with a bit of a show but need to get my hands on some Pegasol.I live in Christchurch but will be he..." " Hay, im a student at the university of sunderland studying glass and ceramics, of course every year the 3rd years put on a big degree show and also travel down from sunderland to london..." Posted: 21st Feb 2003 by knagii Views: 6109 Replies: 39 " http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/02/21/nightclub.fire/index.htmlThis has been on CNN non-stop for the last day or so.... Imagine if it was someone twirling fire that started it. &lbr; 21. Fe..." Posted: 8th Dec 2009 by Woodsy Last Reply: 8th Dec 2009 by Poje Views: 664 Replies: 1 " On the HoP business cards that get sent with the purchases of goods from HoP, it states:'Money back guarantee if you're not 100% satisfied'Does that mean we only get back 80% of our mon..." Last Reply: 6th Dec 2009 by Woodsy Views: 717 Replies: 9 " Hey fellow HoPers!! =)I am competing on a television show tomorrow called "Aqui Todos Ganan" (Here, Everyone Wins) and the audience votes for the winner. I will be performing ..." " WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My parents we're going to get me my first set of fire poi for Christmas as a surprise, but they needed me to order it because its on my account and ..." Posted: 3rd Aug 2004 by juusan Views: 955 Replies: 11 " I just moved to utah for school, and as far as I can tell there are no fire folk to be found here. does anyone know of any groups or individuals in utah that practice spinning poi, etc..." Posted: 3rd Dec 2009 by Woodsy Last Reply: 5th Dec 2009 by Woodsy Views: 3115 Replies: 3 " So i took the time and wrote a tutorial (with some pretty pictures) on how to make a pair of tennis ball poi for under $20. I made 3 pairs for ~$15, because the tennis balls only came i..." " So recently my girl and I picked up a Feng Shui book. After reading we have already made progress in improving the energy flow of our home, particularly where we spin at. I never under..." Posted: 2nd Nov 2009 by T-S-A Views: 4198 Replies: 21 " It's getting to that time of the decade where I should really be splashing a bit of money on a new wardrobe. Almost everything I own is ripped or manky.Plus I'm getting tired of walking..." " Time for a fun competition AboutMake a desktop image related to these artsexample sizes...1600x12002560x16001024x7681280x800Prize for best desktop image - 1x US$300 credit for your HoP ..." " http://www.boingboing.net/2009/11/20/britains-new-interne.htmlRight now I'm thinkin... "OMG""WTF" and"So we want to become china now?"Discuss." " My poi count as part of me, right? Monday night was my very first burn, and it was all I might have hoped for. In fact, later tonight (Wednesday by PST reckoning) I'm burning again.SO h..." " If anyone else here has gotten laughed at, then you know how i felt a lil while ago. I was doing a butterfly with a meteor string which was way too short for me and i hit myself. I wa..." " Sooooo I had my first spin yesterday. We chose a park parking lot to do it in. Lots of space, few trees, yayness. It was going well and was one of the most amazing feelings id ever had ..." Last Reply: 28th Nov 2009 by aston Views: 522 Replies: 2 " Just made myself a meteor from cole cord and two foam rubber bouncy balls. thanks to nick for the you tube tutorial. I have to say I was disappointed at first. In my head I thought i..." " In Texas, it's against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession. In Philadelphia, you can't put pretzels in bags based on an Act of 1760. Alaska law says tha..." " I sent this letter to Malcolm & CCed it to our local mailing list, but thought I'd post it here as well. Can I get a second? Is there a 'here here!' in the house?--Hi, Malcolm. ..." " I am wondering, how can I advertise myself. I want to preform for parties and I have no ideas on how to advertise myself. Right now I just do glow poi. But later I plan on buying some c..." " Someone found out I really wanted the full bone necklace with the whirling design. So they're getting it as a Christmas gift. http://www.homeofpoi.com/shop/productDetails/Poi-necklace-d..." " just moved to Ann Arbor area, and looking for some peep's to practice spinning poi's with.......don't be shy, come out and play.....with fire!" Last Reply: 22nd Nov 2009 by aston Views: 1013 Replies: 3 " Well, times are slow here in the good ole' U S of A and I seem to have lots and lots of time on my hands. So I have decided to just start making and sharing tons of poi tricks and hoop ..." Posted: 17th Nov 2009 by Woodsy Last Reply: 21st Nov 2009 by Woodsy Views: 1505 Replies: 18 " First of all, i'd like to say hello to everyone and say that there are some really great tutorials and supplies for poi, fire twirling etc.I have been using poi for just over a week now..." Last Reply: 19th Nov 2009 by aston Views: 1129 Replies: 15 " I'll tell you what it equals: lots of spinning practice. I don't deserve nice poi if I don't make hella progress in the next week. (Fortunately, whether I deserve it or not, I still hav..." " So i am putting together a Global Spinjam in a stickam chat-room (www.stickam.com) anyone can join and chat, and if you have a webcam you can stream too. this way we can all spin togeth..." Last Reply: 18th Nov 2009 by Felex Views: 4858 Replies: 21 " ok so the guy that makes my poi was saying that it has become harder to get kevlar do to the war going on.......point n' case, he's only found one person selling a decent kevalr blend (..." Posted: 5th Nov 2009 by Mynci Last Reply: 18th Nov 2009 by Mynci Views: 2556 Replies: 31 " Wicked fun, come and have a go if you think your hard enough beat my wimpish brute http://pyro-mynci.mybrute.com" Last Reply: 17th Nov 2009 by natasqi Views: 748 Replies: 13 " I say we call it Fecalmitehttp://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/108073/vegemite-contest-draws-protests?mod=family-home" Last Reply: 15th Nov 2009 by CJdark Views: 728 Replies: 8 " I am wondering how many poi, hoop, staff and object manipulators are using twitter and what is the main reason you use it?I try to use twitter as a way to let people know about fire dan..." " confirmed just before bombing the moon, it now is official: Guy Laliberte made it only half way... but maybe soon we'll hear of Cirque du Soleil performing on the moon... bring a spoon..." Last Reply: 11th Nov 2009 by DaG Views: 371 Replies: 1 " Yes thats right, myself and by busy workshop are moving!So why, one might ask, in the busiest time of year (the pre-christmas rush) would i decide to close the shop and shift 1,100km (T..." " I thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of websites the users of HoP frequent on a regular basis. I'll add all the links in the OP as and when they come ^^b&lbr;NOTE&rb..." Last Reply: 9th Nov 2009 by Felex Views: 1018 Replies: 17 " Hey everyone,I have been working on self-photography with Poi! Here are some of my results! Here's my Flickr account The first page is mainly fire, and the second page is my LED's, whi..."