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Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 1097    Replies: 15
"Yet another East Coast gathering occurred this weekend, a meeting of those who are old friends and those who are new, a melding of styles, toys and talents...and from this gathering I l..."
Posted: by Cassandra
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 1094    Replies: 6
"Hey hey hey ... further to the thread called "is there a place where the best of the best go"... I must say this idea of a world Spinning / fire dancing / staff / poi convention sounds ..."
Posted: by Firelindancer
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"Well .....what can I say ...even though the rave was great and the wind a tad too strong to twirl fire the whole night, when morning came and the wind died down a tad, thats when thing..."
Posted: by Marlboro
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 832    Replies: 4
"Hello Peeps,Just a shout to introduce myself. Beginner on the path of the Poi and Devil Sticks, based in the Uk (North-West). I'm absolutely buzzin off poi-ing at the mo, and practise,..."
Posted: by Jeannie
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 1619    Replies: 12
"First off, a big hello to everybody, since I've never posted here before. Ello! So here's what's what. I have just started spinning, like, two days ago. I made a set of practice chain ..."
Posted: by lunaphoria
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 1646    Replies: 1
"THE DANCERIn solitude with the spiritsA silhouetteDances against the blazeLetting words and chants re-echo.Fingertips of flamesRace to every partCalling the sleepers to returnTo life wi..."
Posted: by NYC_not_PK
Last Reply: by Firelindancer
Views: 2239    Replies: 5
"As a recently deflowered fire virgin I wanted to thank all those who helped me at my first burn and inspired and awed me with their own. To all those on the HOP board, there are some t..."
Posted: by gάrbǿ
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"Hey guys Am just about to head head south to cornwall and St Ives area . If anyone is around that area and fancies a spin on the beach or something give me shout on:07979 621765ch..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Malcolm
Views: 1274    Replies: 4
"today was the 26th of June. Post prod doesnt normally take more than a day (bloody expensive hire on the non-linear editing suites is prohibitive )so Malcolm. tell us what the deal is...."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1393    Replies: 4
"Hey everyone,some friends and I decided to go fire twirling after a play we went to see on Saturday night. As the theatre was located in the centre of the city, the only place we though..."
Posted: by Shibaki
Last Reply: by Shibaki the Jewishmamacho
Views: 952    Replies: 8
"Wow! I dont even know where to begin. I got my fire chains last week, and lit up for the very first time on Friday. I couldnt resist testing them out and getting a feel for them lit. Th..."
Posted: by touch
Last Reply: by pj
Views: 1333    Replies: 11
"Hey people, I thought that would get your attention!Just a couple of questions I would like to ask to get to know a little about the poi people on this board, cheers to all that answer...."
Posted: by Cassandra
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 1060    Replies: 2
"Hi everyone,Yesterday, midsumer day , was probably a very nice evening for all of you; wherever you guys come from. Just thought I'd let you know in France we also call it Music Day (f..."
Posted: by Thistle
Last Reply: by s-p-l-a-t
Views: 4155    Replies: 24
"This weekend i took my dog to his first ever site party. He was very well behaved (as always), curling up by our feet as we danced around him and standing well back watching me spin som..."
Posted: by Knagi
Last Reply: by loki
Views: 1425    Replies: 5
"Hey I was hopin you guys could help me pound out this idea I have for a flaming headpiece. So far I've come up with a very bad combo of styrofome and gasoline to hold the flame and mayb..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Plazma
Views: 797    Replies: 2
"Ya know its friday, and theres not much to do here at work, so i started reading peoples signiatures...THE POLL: who has the most interesting Sig, or the coolest qoute in their sig?..ju..."
Posted: by Knagi
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1712    Replies: 10
"All I can say to this one is umm OPPS. Seeing as it's been less then a week since I've lit up I've been showing it to everyone I can. There's a small town fair type thing going on where..."
Posted: by dask
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1537    Replies: 15
"Hi there,Since I'm the only bodyboarder/spinner of my area I wonder if there are a lot of sufers among poiers of this BB and if you feel isolated or a lot of your fellow sufers are spin..."
Posted: by TallJuggler
Views: 715    Replies: 4
"Here in Texas it is June 21. Here are some cool facts about today:It is the official first day of summer.The longest day of the year.And my 21st birthday.Yea me. Just FYI."
Posted: by EnigmA
Last Reply: by EnigmA
Views: 1175    Replies: 3
"Any meteor videos out there?"
Posted: by Guy
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
Views: 587    Replies: 2
"Hi all!Does anyone here know where in the USA can I get some fire rope?"
Posted: by touch
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 1453    Replies: 10
"Hey poi people. I`m sorry to steal your attention like this but I feel I have some important things to say. I have been doing poi for a year and a half now, and have found it has made a..."
Posted: by Girl From Mars
Last Reply: by pj
Views: 1259    Replies: 13
"Speaking of meeting others around the area, who is from New York, city or central. and maybe we can arrange something over the summer to gather somewhere. i would be very interested in ..."
Posted: by Tiki
Last Reply: by pj
Views: 1392    Replies: 4
"Does anyone know what kind of laws there are for spinning fire in public? As if I were to for say head out to the abandoned old parking lot in my city where the Walmart used to be, or ..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by N8
Views: 1958    Replies: 13
"Hi, I havent posted here before, just lurk, but seeing as how there are a lot of glowstick users and ravers here I figured this would be a worth while public service announcement, at le..."
Posted: by mischivix
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"I have placed a post in the Events and performances bit. Its called ultimate--ecj--ultimate. I am going to the EJC and I thought it would be a good idea to have one thread souly about..."
Posted: by alterego
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 769    Replies: 3
"This is where you recieve trauma to your eye and your aterior chamber fills up with blood fogging your vision and hurting like hell. I've been in the hospital since sunday because I wha..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 1320    Replies: 8
"ive been gone for almost a month because i got married, and went to Italy for my homeymoon...Man it was awesome!!! I got to see buildings and art i have been studying about for years in..."
Posted: by s-p-l-a-t
Last Reply: by disko
Views: 1727    Replies: 17
"hello, I was just many ppl here have experienced this ugly trait in ppl when twirling fire? Is it common for lots of ppl to feel this negative vibe coming across while p..."
Posted: by bhawk
Last Reply: by Simos
Views: 1053    Replies: 1
"One of my friends held a party today and I decided to take some glowsticks. As soon as the sun went down i cracked some green glowsticks and started spinning. It was great, it wasnt a b..."
Posted: by Shibaki
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"Okay, Ive been thinking about this for a couple weeks, but dont know how to get started... I would really like some pointers from some of you seasoned fire freaks out there!I read the p..."
Posted: by Kat
Last Reply: by Kat
Views: 2405    Replies: 9
"I might have mentioned that I am going to Thailand and India for a month soon.At the weekend I got eaten alive depite covering myself in repellent.I am pretty worried about dengue and e..."
Posted: by Tiki
Last Reply: by mikeyb
Views: 1394    Replies: 8
"Just thought I'd share with everyone that I finally lit up night before last for the first time. (Thanks Malcolm for the beaming poi, and double thanks for quick delivery of the fire p..."
Posted: by Kat
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 1791    Replies: 2
"Hi Folks.World Juggling Day in Senshu Park was a lot of fun, even though there were only a few of us there.I am covered in Mozzie bites despite slapping on the repellent. Check out some..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 1076    Replies: 9
"The oooh's and aaaah's of performance are nice, no one can deny that. The applause, the whistles, the cheers get our hearts pumping and make us want to do more, push further and sate th..."
Posted: by Shibaki
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Posted: by tekknogurrl
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1164    Replies: 4
"i think that the splitting up of the messageboard into new moves and technical discussion and social discussion is counterproductive, and wastes time. i dont know if anybody is with me..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by tekknogurrl
Views: 4500    Replies: 12
"We have all determined that somewhere along the way we are addicted to spinning. Several of us have at least minor parts of addictive personality traits in us, so out of curiousity, if ..."
Posted: by Twist
Last Reply: by Twist
Views: 1203    Replies: 6
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1939    Replies: 2
"Hey all,as some of you know, I'm juggling a lot lately, and I'm wondering if anyone knows of a HOp style board for ball juggling?I'm reaching a stage where I think I need some resources..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1385    Replies: 4
"Hi everyone my name is David completely new to the WWW. and message boards as i have spent the past twenty years doing what i call Fire/Glowstick Twisters, some people mistake them for..."
Posted: by tekknogurrl
Last Reply: by Pele'sWhippingBoy
Views: 1361    Replies: 6
"does anyone here have tips on how to gracefully end a show? i will be twirling in an outdoor musical here at college, and i dont want my flames to fizzle out too soon (i'd like to last..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1500    Replies: 10
"It's summer here in the U.S., as most of you know. I live in the North East, known for the nasty winter storms. I can handle that, no problem.Today however it was a sunny, cloudless day..."
Posted: by Cassandra
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 1369    Replies: 2
"Help !I am looking for the music used in the video on the HOP site for the performance at the "Christchurch Winter Festival". (well done girls by the way !!!)Can you please help me out ..."
Posted: by Pele
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"I was watching the travel channel just now and this show came on about freaky things/places. There, on the show, was a girl doing a *very* bad rendition of fire fingers. She was clad in..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by pj
Views: 2876    Replies: 10
"Ok everyone, I know we are all finding it hard to settle into the new arrangements, but we just have to put the shakeup behind us and Get on with the Job(tm).There is information to be ..."
Posted: by pj
Last Reply: by Stone
Views: 3477    Replies: 3
"Ok. A friend of mine, a novice staff twirler, had a blood test this afternoon. There was much need for celebration this evening, so celebrate we did! Then when out for some staff prac..."
Posted: by Katinca
Last Reply: by flash fire
Views: 2568    Replies: 16
"I know I am newly registered to this board, but my boyfriend is not. He and I have both noted how many young people have popped up lately on the board.And I would assume that you guys h..."
Posted: by Shibaki
Last Reply: by Shibaki the Jewishmamacho
Views: 1401    Replies: 4
"I am in dire need of purchasing a camera. I read in a previous thread that someone bought a Nikon Coolpix 990, so I looked it up, and it looks totally bad.Adjustable shutter speed, 3.3 ..."
Posted: by Drake
Last Reply: by Nomad
Views: 2953    Replies: 31
"ok, i just saw Requiem for a Dream. have any of you seen it? if so, i think you feel what im gunna say next. excuse my language, but that is the MOST fucked up movie i have ever seen..."