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Posted: by melissa
Last Reply: by Dr.NoodleHead
Views: 1291    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: 2391    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: 789    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: 1114    Replies: 2
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Posted: by FeniXTranz
Last Reply: by FeniXTranz
Views: 876    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: 5326    Replies: 2
"Wow, I like the new board I will post some pictures soonDiana"
Posted: by gάrbǿ
Last Reply: by Big Daddi-Yo
Views: 1908    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: 2012    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: 1543    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: 3383    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: 1158    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 not...it would see..."
Posted: by Thistle
Last Reply: by Thistle
Views: 1137    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: 4354    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: 1432    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: 1286    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: 1613    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..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Dr.NoodleHead
Views: 2312    Replies: 10
"What is a CAT? 1. Cats do what they want. 2. They rarely listen to you. 3. They're totally unpredictable. 4. When you want to play, they want to be alone. 5. When you want to be alone, ..."
Posted: by Malcolm
Last Reply: by firenomad
Views: 1712    Replies: 11
"Time for another wee little competition.Winner will be the first registered "member" or "senior member" to reply to this topic with the correct answers to all of these questions1. What ..."
Posted: by TallJuggler
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 1258    Replies: 4
"What if the Hokey Pokey really IS what it's all about."
Posted: by Katinca
Last Reply: by Frenzie
Views: 3304    Replies: 3
"Hey all...againOwww, second post. I was wondering if anybody out there has any tricks thatthey do with poi in one hand and staff in the other. As of late, since myboyfriend and I made n..."
Posted: by Phyzerium
Last Reply: by CAINED-AND-UNABLE
Views: 1165    Replies: 7
"The other night, i was drinking milk.I said to myself, "Milk is good."Then i started to look at the container.I was fooling around with some glowsticks, and i dropped one inside of the ..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by EyeStorm
Views: 1348    Replies: 4
"Can anyone give me any sugestions on how to make a good gripping device, aswell as any good way of attaching string to a glowstick?Attaching string to the glowstick i dont have a proble..."
Posted: by Twist
Last Reply: by Dr.NoodleHead
Views: 2015    Replies: 19
"Heheheh...Ok... this might be kinda stoopid.. but I figger I'll do it anyway 'coz it seems like it might be another fun "get to now your HOP'ers" thread...I check this site lots during ..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Views: 989    Replies: 0
"I just discovered what the "Cross-Continental Relay" was..for all those who don't know..it's worth going to that message board and reading the 10 messages. EVERYONE should be a part o..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Frenzie
Views: 2237    Replies: 5
"after reading the recent post about fiytness i thuoght about this... the problem i have is that i use rather heavy poi (most likely cos they are homemade) but they weigh in at around 40..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Ade
Views: 1064    Replies: 4
"I just started to do poi and i don't understand how people are able to move so much when they're doing the weave. I always end up standing in place. Could someone tell me how this is d..."
Posted: by hafsha1
Last Reply: by hafsha1
Views: 848    Replies: 3
"BTB (behind the back) weave; ANY pointers? I am so stuck! Is this a really hard move, cause it feels as though it will take a little while longer to learn it."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Last Reply: by Kat
Views: 2814    Replies: 28
"I have always loved dancing with glowsticks on strings, but I felt that I was always limited(I see now, by only my imagination) as to what I could do. That was until I discovered it's t..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Kat
Views: 5093    Replies: 8
"hey all.ok - something I just read about the weave has led me to possible confusion.in weavemill, ppl are discussing 2:2 beat weave. is this the same as what is 3-beat weave in the inst..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 1422    Replies: 14
"Here are some "electric glowsticks" that I've run across...http://www.glowin-a-fuseproductions.com/OnlineStore/awesome_new_toyz/2.htmhttp://www.glowin-a-fuseproductions.com/OnlineStore/..."
Posted: by Mr Sock
Last Reply: by protozoa
Views: 1662    Replies: 9
"Just burned myself for the first time last night Just a little one, luckily, it kinda makes me wonder what other people have done to themselves. One more question for those of you wh..."
Posted: by mikeyb
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 2145    Replies: 6
"Oh, I'm just so happy about this one I just want to shout it from the rooftops.It's been bugging me for ages, but finally, after several weeks of no practice, and almost entirely by acc..."
Posted: by Le Skunk
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 2205    Replies: 14
"this may settle the issue once and for all...my girl and i started doing poi around the same time, about a year ago. as a matter of fact, a year minus one week. anyway, at first i was..."
Posted: by Endangered Sanity
Last Reply: by Endangered Sanity
Views: 1327    Replies: 10
"That was so awesome! I can't get over how cool frie looks/feels sounds. I love it! And I didnt even hit myself, which is always a plus. I can't wait to do it again, best feeling ever...."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Rhianna
Views: 1754    Replies: 17
"Hey All,somethings said about Tradition in fire twirling made me wonder...cuz as far as I know, in my area, fire poi (and serious fire twirling in general) is a relatively new thing, wh..."
Posted: by Peregrine
Last Reply: by Thistle
Views: 1668    Replies: 18
"ok we're moving this out of the polling thread..what do you do to stay in shape, either for poi or just in general?I do middleeastern dance which also involves a certain amount of yoga-..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 1630    Replies: 8
"hey all! well im pretty new to this site and to poi in gerneral... only been spinning for like a week. why im posting is i was talking to my mom on the phone today and shes going to hav..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 1465    Replies: 8
"I would like to ask everyone out there....Do you have any weird or unsual (to popular belief) habits that are a result of your twirling or spinning hobby?For instance..I carry my poi wi..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Views: 1593    Replies: 0
"I have created a mailing list for all twirlers and swirlers, *grin*, in Florida. This mailing list will be used to arrange meets or for any other purpose we figure out later. =)To subsc..."
Posted: by Tiki
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1456    Replies: 7
"I started spinning just about exactly seven days ago. So far I've gotten down most everything listed here on the site, and gotten down circular weaves and a double weave(Is that slow o..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by pj
Views: 1079    Replies: 1
"I was hoping to find people in the San Francisco bay area that wouldn't mind getting together. I just started swinging and its hard to learn without the help of others. So if you woul..."
Posted: by Malcolm
Last Reply: by TallJuggler
Views: 1417    Replies: 7
"We can control fire? True/False/Don't KnowVote in this poll here."
Posted: by Girl From Mars
Views: 776    Replies: 0
"hey i was wondering if you guys know of any movies that have any sort of twirling in them? i know mrs. conginiality does with the chick that does the fire staff.------------------the mu..."
Posted: by Phyzerium
Last Reply: by N8
Views: 2078    Replies: 6
"ITS MY BIRTHDAY TOO!!!! im the ripe old age of......17........is that too old?"
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Chester
Views: 1588    Replies: 16
"yes ladies and gentlemen, i am the ripe old age of 26 today...I thought id share my joy and my overwhelming bliss with my favorite internet people.I had aimed on today being my first da..."
Posted: by N8
Last Reply: by N8
Views: 1505    Replies: 2
"Lynnie,The Martian and I were on our way back form a little vacation and we passed through your home town yesterday. We went right down the middle of north main. there were all these ..."
Posted: by Malcolm
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1703    Replies: 20
"Click here to view poll or see main page http://www.homeofpoi.com&lbr;This message has been edited by Malcolm (edited 03 May 2001).&rbr;"
Posted: by BioPod
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1441    Replies: 4
"<first topic on the BB.)welp, after readin article on the site about new ideas and thoughts, i went to sleep and got up in the morning with a great idea.i went to the shop and bought..."
Posted: by KT
Last Reply: by CAINED-AND-UNABLE
Views: 6417    Replies: 49
"I have a nameless kitten (he's so bloody adorable, hes black with a wee white tip on his tail)Help i need a name, whats a kitten without a name, poor wee thing he has no identity!So, an..."
Posted: by melissa
Last Reply: by melissa
Views: 1349    Replies: 2
"yay! now folks can type in their more unusual fire toys (like flaming hula hoops) so that others with the same quirk can contact them a little easier. for me that is wonderful because i..."