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Posted: by strawberryfire
Last Reply: by strawberryfire
Views: 1222    Replies: 7
"Question, as a total newbie, and wanting more info, where did everybody learn how to do there thing? I only heard about it at the last magick happens in australia."
Posted: by SilverOny
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1915    Replies: 12
"I've been having the urge to preform for people but I'm a little stumped on how to get started. How do you get the peoples attention before you start a show? I hear loud noises work gre..."
Posted: by Anonymous
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"Hi all,A few more details on documentary.The reason for the documentary is to shed light; as it were; on an exciting and beautiful form of artistic expression and the peoples involved...."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1262    Replies: 3
"Hey all!If you are interested in being a part of a documentary on all forms of fire manipulation, contact me. I need interview and performance footage for feature length production base..."
Posted: by Ajtag
Last Reply: by Ajtag
Views: 933    Replies: 3
"Yes i have returned home for a few dats and am extreemly happy as yesterday i just got a new g4 mac yay .im going away again but will tell all when i get back.. i have plenty of tale..."
Posted: by Avatar
Last Reply: by strawberryfire
Views: 1068    Replies: 3
"I am trying to find some really good tribal kind of music. Kind of like polenesian drums or island drum music. There is a ton of techno and drum and base but I am looking for some real ..."
Posted: by alterego
Last Reply: by Myst
Views: 2441    Replies: 34
"Any regular to the board can easily recognize the large amount of people claiming to the able to do amazing Poi feats mainly including the 5 beat btb weave that people who have been spi..."
Posted: by preambled
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 2501    Replies: 15
"Hey everyone..There's been a few little snippets of discussion regarding a live chat system, but the topics quickly run down the list and disappear as people reply to other things.Well ..."
Posted: by pozee
Last Reply: by pozee
Views: 1028    Replies: 2
"help! josh and katinca showed up at my house today(very excited) but i had to leave right away to go to work. they are still there but i just cant wait to go home and hang out with th..."
Posted: by chicazul
Last Reply: by RavingLunatic
Views: 1144    Replies: 7
"A week ago I went to my uncle's wedding. I was bored before the ceremony, and being prepared for this I simply pulled out my staff and practice poi to entertain myself. Yesterday my m..."
Posted: by SteelWngs
Last Reply: by Twist
Views: 618    Replies: 1
"Heyla All,I'm VERY new to all of this. So I wanted to ask all of you a question. I got involved in poi and fire stuff at a large alternative festival in Sherman, NY U.S.A. I was enrapt..."
Posted: by Knagi
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"I saw this page and could help but remember that pele was telling jokes :P"
Posted: by Bassman
Last Reply: by Bassman
Views: 1207    Replies: 6
"I finally got off my butt and made myself some fire poi I've never had my own before, and it's been about a month since I last lit up. They're kind of fun to play with, although now..."
Posted: by spring
Views: 637    Replies: 0
"I went to a festival in california and saw people doing poi. Very interested inlearning. Does anyone know a place to learn poi or any groups in Indiana?"
Posted: by klubkidnyc
Last Reply: by klubkidnyc
Views: 766    Replies: 7
"hi everyone!!!ever since i grabbed someones glowsticks and started spinning them in a local club i was instantly addicted!!!it's it's been a few months now and i found you..."
Posted: by Shadowblade
Last Reply: by NYC_not_PK
Views: 637    Replies: 3
"Hi you crazy bunch, i hit nyc a few days ago i have not seen a single poi person in central park. as im sure you all no by now iam a goth, so going to poi clubs is not an any ..."
Posted: by Chotys
Last Reply: by DJ Dantana
Views: 2962    Replies: 14
"Ok everyone, we all know that fuels such as kerosene are the safest fuels to use when firebreathing but has anyone thought that even when you don't swallow any you are still absorbing i..."
Posted: by sandman
Last Reply: by sandman
Views: 1361    Replies: 6
"We had our office summer party the other day in a big barn with a stage and loads of free booze. On the tables various toys had been provided: silly hats, grass skirts, and... yo-yos! N..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by NYC_not_PK
Views: 945    Replies: 5
"I'm completely new to and intrigued by this form of art that Pele brought to my attention. I'm practicing with homemade practice poi, but I can't get that water misting thing down (onl..."
Posted: by Firefunk
Last Reply: by Endangered Sanity
Views: 829    Replies: 3
"Ordered a set of poi on the 31st...these will be my first attempt at the world of Poi. Cannot wait. Finding it hard to sleep. My devil sticks just don't cut it anymore. *arg*.What ha..."
Posted: by Knagi
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 1334    Replies: 1
"Over this weekend I got into trailing. I was going for some liquid dancing torches but they umm well kinda turned out to be perfect for other things. I discovered a few moves on my own ..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1174    Replies: 3
"I had my show on Friday night. Here is what the gig was. The most "prestigous" country club (Read, all the members are multi-millionaires) in Buffalo has a themed event every year. This..."
Posted: by Phyzerium
Last Reply: by Knagi
Views: 4205    Replies: 25
"As we all know, twirling is an absolute rush, and is very fun. Some might as well call it an addiction ( i know i do ) But, i know there isnt a single one of us that hasnt hurt oursel..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Knagi
Views: 1200    Replies: 7
"Yup...I asked once a long time ago about who suffers from stage fright. I do up until I get into character. Tonite is an important very well paying show for me and I am nervous. I have ..."
Posted: by pyro_teknik
Last Reply: by Knagi
Views: 800    Replies: 3
"Last night I span for my first audience Totally shat myself before hand. I did know quite a few people there mostly old school friends, but none of them knew what poi was which helped i..."
Posted: by xLessThanJakex
Last Reply: by alterego
Views: 1419    Replies: 7
"Hey, just out of curiosity, How many of you have a friend or a relative that you can do your Poi with.If you do then do you think that you learn quicker and more moves than you would on..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by MilkMan
Views: 760    Replies: 1
"hi if n e 1 out there know n e tricks for the poi could u plese e-mail me and help me learn , as i have jus purchased a pair and really want to learn how to use themthanxjamesgladwin_ja..."
Posted: by stupendous101
Views: 991    Replies: 0
"whilst spending last winter on the beach I go to know a girl called Marie , now during the day she was doing fine with the ribboned poi's and seemed to being enjoying her self. Then one..."
Posted: by Code128
Last Reply: by NYC_not_PK
Views: 1432    Replies: 11
"Alright I havent seen this one in the topics anywhere else so I thought I'd ask. Has anyone else had any comments about the facial expressions that they make while spinning and dancing..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 1089    Replies: 3
"I am packing up for a full show today and I got to thinking, which as you all might have guessed is pretty darn dangerous for me to do. Anyway, a few months ago I was pulled over on my ..."
Posted: by Blackbird
Last Reply: by miss_rummage
Views: 1299    Replies: 7
"How much do you guys pay for these?Plus, those living in NYC (going there in a week) and those living in London (live there)... where the hell do you get them anyway?and are they like r..."
Posted: by Blackbird
Last Reply: by woody
Views: 1276    Replies: 5
"Let's face it, the chat here is somewhat... unpopular.But many people use IRC!IRC server: UndernetChannel: #poiMore info soon if any interest is generated by non IRC users.&lbr;apologie..."
Posted: by emptyset
Last Reply: by NYC_not_PK
Views: 2801    Replies: 18
"I'v been spinning for about 8 months now and been posting on this site for about 7. To make it clear I spin glowsticks and only glowsticks...not fire. What im trying to get at is that ..."
Posted: by Cassandra
Last Reply: by space cadet
Views: 3949    Replies: 25
"Hello !It is just forever inspiring for a newbie like me to read the threads, watch the videos, share and meet firedancers, twirlers and spinners. I find it beautiful that people wish t..."
Posted: by felix
Views: 946    Replies: 0
"i've just started twirling and it would be wicked to meet any1 else in the bristol or leicester area. e-mail me on"
Posted: by 'trope
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"i still can't bring myself to use the word 'twirling' but that's another topic... the one i like best is 'swingin' because of all the fun connotations. anyway, before i go off on a ma..."
Posted: by Knagi
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1511    Replies: 8
"I had one hell of a weekend and I feel like sharing it with you all. I went to this party named burning corn an ohio event where they attempted to recreate things that would happen at b..."
Posted: by Phyzerium
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 1583    Replies: 5
"I've been looking through the store and im definetly interested in getting some of the tribal body question(s) is this..1. What would be a better one to buy. the 20/7 ml pa..."
Posted: by Myst
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 4001    Replies: 40
"I got "Circles of light" and wasn't as impressed as I thought I was going to be. I liked some parts and others just bored me. Don't get me wrong, I have mad respect for everyone on th..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 1994    Replies: 3
"tonight I spinned in music first time. Till my whole body started to shake and I went very dizzy and I got very up. hum. im not a raver att alla and know nothing about it, i started wit..."
Posted: by shizN0T
Last Reply: by shizN0T
Views: 1207    Replies: 5
" need to have sound to get the full effect."
Posted: by Annie C
Last Reply: by Annie C
Views: 1690    Replies: 2
"I have been doing poi for 6 months now and have often left a session feeling rather achy and I have pulled a couple of muscles in my upper arms and shoulder blades....yes foolish I hear..."
Posted: by GoldenKrispy
Last Reply: by JeStEr
Views: 1027    Replies: 2
"Hello everyoneI don't know if most have u have noticed, but nobody ever logs into the chat room!!! I have been on there a number of times and nobody is ever there! I know some of users ..."
Posted: by s-p-l-a-t
Last Reply: by JeStEr
Views: 916    Replies: 4
"Yes I did a search and the page had been removed or my browser is screwed maybe both?Anyway someone said somewhere that kerosene intolerance gets worse with more exposure and I have to ..."
Posted: by RavingLunatic
Last Reply: by RavingLunatic
Views: 895    Replies: 5
"Hello..I live in western canada, and I spin fire with a four foot staff, sometimes 2. I'm also learning poi, but currently I'm hitting myself alot with tennis balls, so i'll stick to t..."
Posted: by Charles
Last Reply: by Blackbird
Views: 2250    Replies: 28
"Well, after doing a quick search on Auckland, under people. I've found two other Charles' and a Charlie. I guess as I'm doing the professional thing now I should get myself a stagenam..."
Posted: by Mattias
Last Reply: by alterego
Views: 844    Replies: 4
"I was wondering if someone knows of any more good places to find online poi leasons... I've studied the ones here at and I really found them educating. But i'm thirsty fo..."
Posted: by Liquid
Last Reply: by frodus
Views: 1161    Replies: 10
"is it ok if we have a rave up date topic some may be us US poi people can one day travel and meet each other, the only way im driving out of state is if im going to a party, plus most o..."
Posted: by NYC_not_PK
Last Reply: by Tiki
Views: 1706    Replies: 14
"I've been meaning for a while to ask this question but have waited to see if the topic came up organically. As it could be a sensitive topic, I'll try to approach it as delicately as I..."
Posted: by arrgh
Views: 512    Replies: 0
"well, newbie as I am on twirling I still wanna spread it a little more here in sweden - Im totally fascinated of it. So me and my brother was planning to have a little poischool just fo..."