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Posted: by Kat
Last Reply: by pj
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"Hi FolksI've just been told that World Juggling Day is on June 16th. I am thinking of organizing something to mark the occasion - ultimately an outdoor dance party on the beach or up th..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by N8
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"Yes ladies and gentle men, in our hightech day and age, we strive to better ourselves, and better conveineince ourselves with technology...what better way to demonstratethis than with....."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by N8
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"><< The other night I was invited out for a night with "The Boys".>>I told my wife that I would be home by midnight.promise!>>Well, the hours passed and the beer wa..."
Posted: by basil
Last Reply: by ShawnF
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"Can anyone out there explain how you count beats with the 4 and 5 beat weaves? I've read discussions in the archives and have seen people say things like "the 5 beat weave is really th..."
Posted: by Phoenix
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"My roommate and I have been twirling poi for awhile now. We are starting to twirl fire this summer. We live in Denver. And we love to twirl. So, if you live in the general facility ..."
Posted: by Mr Sock
Last Reply: by Mr Sock
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"Pele, you mentioned doing wraps with fire.. How on earth with four wicks do you manage to keep from burning yourself?"
Posted: by Twist
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"Adam... you posted pics of the split rings earlier, right?I have a purely selfish request if you have the time and inclination.... could you (would you) post pics of your ball-chain poi..."
Posted: by Shibaki
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
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"Sup all?I just dug through a few of my music videos; I have a few of Aphex Twins vids. I never noticed it before, because I didnt twirl then, but I was watching it, and the beginning of..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by N8
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"everyone on this board is a Pyro...or an in the closet pyro. Always wanting to light something on fire and then spin it...Im not a doctor, i just play one on the internet.Super' -------..."
Posted: by firefly
Last Reply: by firefly
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"i tried to hook up with peolpe in toronto.nobody responded to my mails.somebody had the same experience?"
Posted: by gάrbǿ
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
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"OK,not that it aplies to many people (but some people have shown interest in the subject in the past).I thought I would let everyone know that The Drome in london, having been moved fro..."
Posted: by Ajtag
Last Reply: by Ajtag
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"a few days ago i posted a topic on a small project that i was doing... finding the forces in poi.. i have just posted the first draft of it so go take a look, if you want to use it you ..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
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"This is a shout out to people that have been regular posters in the New Moves room.The last week or so, there has been many new moves and combos generated and thrown around. I have been..."
Posted: by gάrbǿ
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 2475    Replies: 20
"Hey guysto anyone who has double headed wicks, I request a moment of your time.Do you have two wicks screwed onto on a longer piece of metal piping or do you have two smaller wicks (lik..."
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
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"hey all new zealanders.i heard a rumour of a wicked festival called the gathering, taking place over new years.wondered if anyone had any info or links.would be much appreciated as i'm ..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Superman
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"Again this is a joke...(or is it) <<Super' put little finger to corner of mouth>>1st we must state that women require Time & Money: Women= TIme x MoneyWe all know that Tim..."
Posted: by sammie
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
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"hey folks!A friend of mine is making home made bean bag juggling balls by the mountain ful and wants to sell them.Does anyone know if theres any rules about where they can be sold eg on..."
Posted: by Phyzerium
Last Reply: by Pele
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"Ok, ive been gathering all the goods, and i have everything i need now to do sparkly poi. But my question is this......i have steel wool, and latern fuel...but how long should i soak t..."
Posted: by I_was_playing_with_fire
Last Reply: by I_was_playing_with_fire
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"Hi, I have been performing with fire for several years now. I use fire poi, fans, fingers, and staff. I also do fire eating and a little blowing when the mood strikes me. I am now wanti..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
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"congrats you have just hit the BIG 600 posts .... yay and well done for adding 600!! whole, innovative posts to this board"
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Twist
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"recently i was trying to findout the forces acting on my arms while doing my poi and after looking through 1000000000's of books i found the info, to my dismay i then found that the inf..."
Posted: by mischivis
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 691    Replies: 5
"I have been doing Poi now for about 3 weeks, and I've learnt quite a lot of the technical moves but im having trouble flowing everything together!!What is the best way to learn the ryth..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by flash fire
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"I just found someone that can string with me and i was wondering if anyone had moves for tandoms."
Posted: by Shibaki
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"Heya all, I just though I would let everyone know, just in case you didnt already about the chat room. If you go in there, and you are the only one, you might not be the only one! Since..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by spin
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Posted: by Ade
Last Reply: by Ade
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"Just wondered what people thought of the use of chain vs the use of cable poi(in terms of speed and tricks).... "
Posted: by tinker
Last Reply: by Jesse
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"i made some accordian style kevlar wicks and practiced a bit w/ them before the first soak. bits of the yarn it's made of started to unravel from it. is there a way to curb the unraveli..."
Posted: by Donia
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"I have been asked to have my troupe perform in Belgium. Does any body know how to go about this? Do I need a work permit? Can I skirt around that by instead of charging a fee just askin..."
Posted: by Stressed Eric
Last Reply: by Mr Sock
Views: 2215    Replies: 6
"lo allhi i was wondering if anybody has any thoughts on weights of practice poi.i have just changed my tennis ball string for heavy weight chain(dog choke chain) and i have found this t..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by pj
Views: 1971    Replies: 3
"oh... im sorry if you get the wrong idea, this post is about poi.when dipping howlong do you leave the heads in the fuel, as i just dip quick rather than leave it 4 20 mins, i have a fe..."
Posted: by fire fairy
Last Reply: by Thistle
Views: 917    Replies: 7
"Ive just started to light my poi and on my second run lost concentration and smacked myself on the head giving myself a rather attractive new fringe. in practice i never learnt to stop..."
Posted: by adamrice
Last Reply: by Rain
Views: 1273    Replies: 8
"There's been some discussion about use of keyrings with fire equipment before. I've got two sets of wicks that I made a while ago using keyrings as the attachment rings.As others have w..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 926    Replies: 5
"these are usually pretty lame but this one was quite impressive..>>> >DON'T CHEAT BY SCROLLING DOWN FIRST! >>> >It only takes about a minute....... >>> ..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by adamrice
Views: 933    Replies: 3
"Take the question for what it's worth, loaded or unloaded! And yes, I know I'm getting one started here!!!Oh, and technically speaking, I spin mine out, and do a few good downward ..."
Posted: by firelegend
Last Reply: by firelegend
Views: 1859    Replies: 12
"Okay.. I care about my hair. So.. the twirling thing looks like A) alot of pratice needed B) chanses of burning my hair look pretty high. (so I'm a chick.. sue me..) But i was in color..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by ShawnF
Views: 1895    Replies: 1
"Hey all, I've been mucking about with juggling balls lately, and I remember seeing a Java juggler once...I think it will be useful - if anyone else wants to see it, it can be found here..."
Posted: by sara
Last Reply: by Anonymous
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"I just started poi about a month ago, the ones i have been practising on so far have been tennis balls on rope, becaseu of the rope i have been holding the ring in the top with my middl..."
Posted: by Phyzerium
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 2195    Replies: 10
"Alright, i saw a video last night of a guy using some sparkling poi, and let me tell you, thats the coolest thing ive seen in quite some time!! ( ) th..."
Posted: by hafsha1
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 1440    Replies: 5
"Is there a video in which a wrap is being done? I wanna learn one but have never seen it and think that would help. Anyone? What exactly is being done? Thanks."
Last Reply: by Iandd
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"HEY HEY ALL.just done my first fire breath and fire staff session today. Had a pretty big poi meet on my road with some friends (photos on the way )love to fire breath now. i'm we..."
Posted: by Stressed Eric
Last Reply: by Peregrine
Views: 1265    Replies: 7
"lo all this is my first post so plese be easy with mei first picked up a pair of poi about 7 hrs ago(brother in law just come back fron australia)ive just finished making some training ..."
Posted: by TallJuggler
Last Reply: by Malcolm
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"I have seen many plans on how to build stilts but does any one know of a good place to buy stilts where they don't cost thousands of dollars?------------------Oh LordForge me in the fir..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Finn
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"Hi All!I'm travelling to Byron next weekend; be there on the saturday night of the 19th...I was wondering if anyone knows of any fire meets, or if anyone wanted to hook up? My girlfrien..."
Posted: by dangerboy
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"hey gang,well, i've officially begun my workd tour (laugh), and am in taipei. if anyone out there know of any promoters/contacts of people who may be interested in fire performances, co..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Frenzie
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"Hey All!At this point, myself and four other HOP members will be meeting up in Byron Bay this weekend for a spin and catchup, and I was wondering if anyone in the area (I know there are..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Shibaki the Jewishmamacho
Views: 993    Replies: 1
"Hi Diana,Does your fire dance troop ever perform in Southern Cal? You can email me at if you would like to let me know. Also do you know of any other fire dance t..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Last Reply: by Shibaki the Jewishmamacho
Views: 1391    Replies: 2
"Just thought I'd let everyone know that we had our first West Central Florida Poi Meet today! It went to spin for a couple hours jamming(or attempting to) to tunes that were..."
Posted: by pureenergy
Last Reply: by Malcolm
Views: 963    Replies: 1
"Hey man, I got the replacement zuni strings and the metal strings in the mail a couple of days ago. All i can say Thanks man, it's more than i was hoping for, you definetly ..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Dr.NoodleHead
Views: 1301    Replies: 8
"well it isnt poi at all reather irrelevant really but i was reading malcolm's chat topic, and there are a lot of users that use systems other than (the evil) windows.i use a mac and pc ..."
Posted: by melissa
Last Reply: by Dr.NoodleHead
Views: 1203    Replies: 2
"anyone know any good fire jokes? my troupes ringleader is plum out of wise crack fire jokes to add in when we are in between our acts. come on, i am sure someone has a few weenie roast ..."