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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
Views: 1409    Replies: 4
"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
Views: 853    Replies: 2
"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
Views: 1311    Replies: 9
"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: 647    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
Views: 486    Replies: 2
"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
Views: 1904    Replies: 3
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Posted: by Ade
Last Reply: by Ade
Views: 2162    Replies: 10
"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
Views: 7180    Replies: 23
"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: 1727    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: 1792    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: 885    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: 1097    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: 904    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: 759    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: 1676    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: 1598    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
Views: 3591    Replies: 1
"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: 1941    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: 1362    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
Views: 1577    Replies: 10
"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: 1154    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
Views: 1109    Replies: 2
"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
Views: 1001    Replies: 7
"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
Views: 1119    Replies: 2
"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: 830    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: 1064    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: 681    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: 1116    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: 1063    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 ..."
Posted: by Chester
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 2154    Replies: 18
"I made some bag poi yesterday and now I'm hooked. I'm quite amazed at all the tricks I've been able to accomplish within the first two days. Anyway, enough of my happy talk :-)I need..."
Posted: by Shibaki
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 581    Replies: 2
"Talk about freaking out! I was about to go nutso for a few hours when I got to work and discovered that my home away from home (HOP) was down! This is my sanity, especially on Fridays..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 825    Replies: 2
Posted: by FeniXTranz
Last Reply: by FeniXTranz
Views: 683    Replies: 3
"saw all the great help you gave on the trance music, so jsut asking if anyone knew of some good club music IE Liberty,infernal,plasmic honey, aquagen" actually some good bass songs is w..."
Posted: by Diana
Last Reply: by Phyzerium
Views: 1812    Replies: 2
"Wow, I like the new board I will post some pictures soonDiana"
Posted: by gάrbǿ
Last Reply: by Big Daddi-Yo
Views: 1572    Replies: 8
"Hey Guys,hope everyone is ok and everything.anyway.I was watching a really crap action type film the other day and I was just about to turn it over when this woman,who had just beaten u..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 1489    Replies: 7
"I followed the link that was posted under the thread "electric glowsticks" to the company that manufacters the Bladelights Pro Poi. I read that we were awaiting some modifications to be..."
Posted: by Mr Sock
Last Reply: by pj
Views: 1362    Replies: 2
"Hey y'all, i just got home from spinning at a park near my house. What's cool about this park is that there's really long stretches of old stone wall about 3 ft high stretching out int..."
Posted: by Phyzerium
Last Reply: by Kat
Views: 3121    Replies: 35
"I've heard alot of trance in my days, but i know there is so much more out there.. Some of my favorite stuff is by Hallucinogen, Dj Irene, Dj Dero...I just wantto know some good stuff t..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1060    Replies: 9
"Does anyone know if there is a Guild for POI/fire twirling?? I'd assume there is one for Circus related things, jugglers, etc. But has anyone heard of a POI Guild? If would see..."
Posted: by Thistle
Last Reply: by Thistle
Views: 797    Replies: 3
"In Nottingham, where I live, it has a (well earned) reputation as *Ketamine City*. At the poi meet last night loads of K heads turned up and some of them were downright antisocial, sayi..."
Posted: by Malcolm
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 3600    Replies: 30
"Discussion on a live chat has come up again.So I have decided to set up a trial.It is a free Javascript program that I am using.All times are in HOP time. GMT+1200 I have written some ..."
Posted: by Chester
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 1288    Replies: 10
"If you twirl poi are what are you? A poi-er? A twirler? Or some other agreed upon name that a newbie like me wouldn't know.I just wondered this because I saw another post refer to sp..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Kat
Views: 1186    Replies: 5
"I had the chance when I was in fifth grade to use them when my friend foreign exchange student dressed me in traditional garb, and I never thought about until I recently pulled out the ..."
Posted: by Phyzerium
Last Reply: by Phyzerium
Views: 1344    Replies: 13
"This summer, now that i can drive, im gonna take a few road trips, and go to some raves around the country...The only bad thing is, I DONT KNOW WHERE THAT MANY GOOD ONES GO ON AT!!! So..."