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Posted: by eturn80
Last Reply: by smilee
Views: 899    Replies: 1
"Well, it end of semester at university, and as always i like to incorparate a little fire into it.So for my paper, i'm describing what i've termed (for now) "Fire Culture"Get back and g..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Views: 680    Replies: 0
"I know this post is kinda in the wrong place, but I wanted to get the attention of the newer spinners as well that may not know to look in the other discussion areas. Please don't beat ..."
Posted: by stiltfire
Last Reply: by Tsa
Views: 1905    Replies: 6
"So, I'm really frustrated today, so I needed to share. I'm so sick of the bullshit that booking agents pull. I've been working at this club for a few months now and in the past couple..."
Posted: by Consuming Fire
Last Reply: by orange
Views: 3153    Replies: 17
"I am doing a report in college about dangerous performers; performers who entertain people by doing dangerous stunts such as fire. In an audience analyses, the people waht to know, "wha..."
Posted: by MiSsFrOg
Last Reply: by pozee
Views: 1164    Replies: 20
"Well, i know i am a little bit early but i wanted to be the first one to post. So happy birthday pozee!!! *hugs*hugs*hugs* erica------------------"come with me to a land o..."
Posted: by NYC
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 2355    Replies: 21
"Maybe it's a dumb question but as a firespinning nonsmoker I'm a bit naive about lighters. I've been using disposable ones that I find/borrow but in wind they suck as you all know... I..."
Posted: by Marlboro
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 2374    Replies: 24
"Did ya? Well, I was on me way home about 4 am Sat/Sun when I noticed it. There was a totally detached ring of light circling around the moon, it looked amazing.First time I've seen it, ..."
Posted: by byron76
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 806    Replies: 3
"I must say how delighted i am to have found all of you! I have been spinning for 7 mos. now and it has changed my life. I did'nt even know the word poi untill I found this sight. Thank..."
Posted: by Esrika_d
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 1211    Replies: 5
"you know ...its really amazes me sometimes when you leave the place you've always been andg o somewhere new, not forgetting your poi or fire of course!, and interacting with others who'..."
Posted: by LUCIAN POIER
Last Reply: by jonathan
Views: 624    Replies: 2
"I have only been doing Poi for about two months. I felt preety confident about doing some fire Poi cause some guys and gals I met at a recent Poi gathering were all about it.Well, I gav..."
Posted: by retro_goddess
Last Reply: by Durbs
Views: 1329    Replies: 9
"hello people! My name is Nicole. I've been practicing poi for 2 days and I am soooo sore! I have two bruises on my legs, a bruise on my stomach when I got the breath knocked out of me, ..."
Posted: by Cantus
Last Reply: by sandman
Views: 1834    Replies: 23
"Just a little test of your knowledge of weird words http://www.queendom.com/mindgames/quizdom/quiz9.html ------------------C@ntusWe are old, we are young, we are in this together, vagab..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Auspoiboy
Views: 1727    Replies: 20
"First let me get this out of the way, this is not to be a religious debate nor a conversion ground. I would like honest opinions.I am currently involved in a Victorian Christmas show. T..."
Posted: by Kosmik Lunatik
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 2445    Replies: 24
"Would you consider poi a style/type of dance, and if not why?ThanksMatty"
Posted: by cutie poi girlie
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 1228    Replies: 18
"do you hate it when people watch u practice? The other day i was spinning in my drive, when my neighbor cameout and started raking up leaves in his drive...fine...until he just stopped ..."
Posted: by Neeko
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 874    Replies: 1
"Poor rangerbethany is wondering who is going to welcome her to America under the "i'm coming to getcha" thread. She sounds sad and lonely "
Posted: by Charles
Last Reply: by mobygina
Views: 1606    Replies: 16
"There's a couple of threads at the monent about teaching our arts, practicing with others and performing as well, with some very diverse opinions of it all.In keeping with this, I'd lik..."
Posted: by JeStEr
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 1149    Replies: 1
"Alchohol: Liquid ego.Alchoholic: Guy who tries to pull himself out of trouble with a corkscrew.Apathy: The condition of a person who has sat on the fence for so long that the iron has e..."
Posted: by NYC
Views: 806    Replies: 0
"MOVED"
Posted: by Lihannan Shea
Last Reply: by Whiffle Squeek
Views: 1851    Replies: 7
"Hello to all! I come seeking guidance and hopefully answers to my questions. I live in Minnesota, and there just isn't a large base of Poi here. Lots of fire breathers, but no twirli..."
Posted: by Cantus
Last Reply: by GodlovinSponge
Views: 2588    Replies: 25
"This is slightly strange so i thought I should share it with you happy shiny people.(boy am i going to get some stick over this)Go here: http://www.yomgaille.com/bordel/un_lapin.html --..."
Posted: by cutie poi girlie
Last Reply: by cutie poi girlie
Views: 491    Replies: 3
"hi all.. how do you actually attach the wick to the poi when your about to spin fire? i know it's a bit of a stupid question but please help! CPG "
Posted: by dangerboy
Last Reply: by Esrika_d
Views: 1503    Replies: 6
"yahaaaa!!! i have broken out of the hospital and wheeled my iv unit down to the nearest internet cafe to write you all and say thanx for the love. i had to fight my way through a cadre ..."
Posted: by earthdreamer
Views: 909    Replies: 0
"hey Aussies.(and generous folk from faraway lushious lands)...Triple J is running a Real Appeal to help young refugees...you have probably all heard about it...but have you donated? it ..."
Posted: by GodlovinSponge
Last Reply: by **SMILEY**
Views: 4130    Replies: 42
"This Sponge is a staff artist, though I play around with poi if one of my friends happens to have one with him/her.Im just wondering what the ratio is of Staff and Poi.. and how many pe..."
Posted: by Ronopotamus
Last Reply: by Chakan
Views: 761    Replies: 13
"...I just wandered in here the other day. Just like to say hello to everyone. I'm Kolong or Ronan....or anything else you might want to call me I just started practising fire dancing, ..."
Posted: by rangerbethany
Last Reply: by NightShade1
Views: 3244    Replies: 41
"ok so i know you've all meet one.. or two... three, four..i have been twirling for at least a few years, i'm not sure if i'm all that good, i have grace and i'd like to think i have my ..."
Posted: by phunky
Last Reply: by Nomad
Views: 694    Replies: 6
"Congrats to everyone who made it on the vid.Especially to Dustin Rainey who hails from my city! yah, E-town representing Really wish i got my stuff together to send in a vid, oh well...."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Last Reply: by rex
Views: 2001    Replies: 26
"I had to brag somewhere. :P I just got a gig at Club 1509 in Ybor City, FL spinning fire for them regularly Thursdays and Saturdays. Yay for me! :PCRD"
Posted: by adamrice
Last Reply: by chicazul
Views: 697    Replies: 7
"Check it out:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A56348-2001Nov20.htmlUnfortunately, they refer to fire-blowing as "fire-eating" but it is still interesting"
Posted: by Auspoiboy
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 2381    Replies: 35
"Well, uni is finished, so i have gone home. I came home to find two presents from england, a jar of "Loganberry Jam" just sitting there waiting for me (thanks so much Fire princess your..."
Posted: by Strings
Last Reply: by Strings
Views: 569    Replies: 5
"I have been spinning now for almost three years, but only recently realized that there were other people out there who take it more seriously than just a cool light show. I have been tr..."
Posted: by Seramar
Last Reply: by Girl From Mars
Views: 924    Replies: 7
"Just curious as to whether anyone can suggest ways to strengthen the weaker wrist. I just started spinning not too long ago, and I can learn things with my right hand rather easily (at ..."
Posted: by preambled
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 6084    Replies: 23
"More! MORE! MOOOOOOOOORE!!! I can't wait!"
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Views: 476    Replies: 0
"Malcolm,I'm not sure what capability you have with regards to this, so I'll just throw my thought into the wind...But it sure would be nice to know what date everyone registers their "M..."
Posted: by PeterB
Last Reply: by Strings
Views: 3951    Replies: 9
"Hello, I just started out trying to spin poi. I know this is a stupid question, and at the risk of sounding like I don't know what I'm doing, which I don't know. I was alittle confuse..."
Posted: by HappySticker
Last Reply: by Strings
Views: 1908    Replies: 20
"Well after learning all the moves on the lessons section in a few months and converting them all from my glowsticks to fire then picking up a few more.....my intrest seems to have dropp..."
Posted: by phuzzz
Last Reply: by flash fire
Views: 1207    Replies: 5
"as i save my pennies for my eventual trip to nz i try to envision what i'll be doing with my time... but dont no squat about nz. although my first stop will be the hardware store to bu..."
Posted: by pozee
Last Reply: by pozee
Views: 2564    Replies: 23
"okay, the theme this thursday is red white and blue, with kind of a superhero undertone. any CHEAP suggestions that i could do. i am just looking for some crazy ideas for something to..."
Posted: by flash fire
Views: 627    Replies: 0
"MOVED"
Posted: by may
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 969    Replies: 7
"hey there, just been looking on the net on the offchance of finding tips about poi, and i stumbled across this beautie! such a brilliant site, well done!! i started playing with poi abo..."
Posted: by Cassandra
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 1521    Replies: 22
"Yep... it is November 27th on HOP allready... so... thanks for all the sunshine, the energy and the good witty humour you spread on HOP.hugs to youshine on...CassandraPS : And merry ..."
Posted: by psychomonkey
Last Reply: by Durbs
Views: 894    Replies: 8
"I was on the Straight dope message board today, and this came up. Cant decide whether to reply, or let him figure it out the hard way. http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.p..."
Posted: by NYC
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 3226    Replies: 14
"Just a public service announcement for those of you budding fire trailers... Don't do it where you're hairy. I've been doing it for long enough to know that it burns the hair off. Wh..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 1255    Replies: 18
"This is totally unrelated to anything on this site, but an interesting question that I have posed to myself.. (:Someone told me once that the little white lines that occasionally appear..."
Posted: by NightShade1
Last Reply: by Gheu
Views: 2151    Replies: 15
"pls pls i wanna see the complete video of the winner of poi! i saw the preview and is mad insteresting thoAlso what about the other videos the other ppl that were on the contest also wo..."
Posted: by cutie poi girlie
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 386    Replies: 2
"heya! i'm soon getting some fire chains and i wondered if there are any special safety tips i need to learn? Thanx! CPG "
Posted: by Jangla
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 1926    Replies: 1
"I have already been in discussions with one of you lurverly people about doing some work on a web site and I just wanna open the forum somewhat and let everyone know that I'm gonna be e..."
Posted: by dangerboy
Last Reply: by dangerboy
Views: 1731    Replies: 15
"so i've been breathing fire for the last nine months. i've never understood why it was anything special or scary. i mean, it's easy as snot to do and i've never had any kind of blowback..."
Posted: by poiwonder
Views: 832    Replies: 0
"Hello, this thread is for anyone who is interested in spinning and lives in the Washington, DC or Baltimore areas. I recently went to a large music gather at the armory and found about..."