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Posted: by Big Daddi-Yo
Last Reply: by Big Daddi-Yo
Views: 2209    Replies: 5
"Hey Everyone,I'm new here and new in this wonderful world of poi. I have been yo-yoing for 4 years or so (I'm 15 now) and I saw some poi at the Michigan state yo-yo championships for 20..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
Views: 2662    Replies: 26
"okay, this is stemming from talljuggler's post in the religeon thread. he said that he read somewhere that most fire spinners fall into one of four groups: punk-rockers, ravers, goth, ..."
Posted: by s-p-l-a-t
Views: 1865    Replies: 7
"Hi,I was just wondering who thought that watching (or doing the spinning) super fast looks better or somehow is better than spinning more slowly and gracefully? I noticed after busking..."
Posted: by melissa
Last Reply: by firefly
Views: 811    Replies: 2
"i just dusted off my pair of stilts to try to figure out how to use them and I discovered that i have forgotten vertually everything about how to use them. i was so so scared trying the..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
Views: 1675    Replies: 9
"i was wondering what you guys beieve to be the best way to treat a burn. I have been playing with fire for many years now and have never really gotton anything more than a light smudge...."
Posted: by hafsha1
Last Reply: by Jeff Duncan
Views: 781    Replies: 1
"Jo Derry!!! Are you out there? I am trying to send you an e-mail to ask you a question but I keep getting delivery errors. Is the e-mail address for you that is posted on this websit..."
Posted: by Ophelia
Last Reply: by Twist
Views: 1296    Replies: 1
"What about a West Coast Gathering? I am in the Bay Area and would love to gather with some spinners on the beach with a bonfire.. ect."
Posted: by Malcolm
Last Reply: by firenomad
Views: 1578    Replies: 7
"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 Drake
Last Reply: by Tsumi
Views: 996    Replies: 4
"hey, this afternoon i got my comet poi (hell yeah, they are hella cool) and i was outside in my backyard and my little 9 year old cousin came out and had a go. it was sooo cute. yeah ..."
Last Reply: by psychomonkey
Views: 2097    Replies: 13
"Does anyone know of a tried and tested design for attatching magnesiun ribbon to a wick.Im hoping to use some in a set of towel wicks, so that at the end of my routine, they ignite, i c..."
Posted: by TallJuggler
Last Reply: by TallJuggler
Views: 2232    Replies: 9
"I have yet to hear of this done. I made my own fire sword and then watched star wars again and got the idea of having one double sided. It is 8 feet long making it a little difficult to..."
Posted: by Shibaki
Views: 831    Replies: 0
"Hi all. I would like to take the time to officially thank my Poi! I went on a cruise ship last night. I havent been on a boat since I was very little, but I thought I would dig it cause..."
Posted: by mali
Last Reply: by crispyx
Views: 3109    Replies: 2
"does anyone know about passing? you know like dipping a finger into the fuel(what kind is best?) and drawing a line on your belly and then lighting it with another finger. hopefully it ..."
Posted: by Phoenix1221
Last Reply: by Phoenix1221
Views: 1101    Replies: 2
"i'm not sure if this idea has been done before, but i was just making my first staff last night and i'm not too big on the whole fire idea. so i came up with a different plan. i'm going..."
Posted: by firecircle
Views: 816    Replies: 2
"The way I see it, everyone has their own individual style. I can watch differant people do the same moves but on each person the come accross totally differant. I have noticed particula..."
Posted: by N8
Last Reply: by N8
Views: 1063    Replies: 12
"Sigh, This really upset me.I figure maybe this has happened to some of you, so maybe you can relate, I kinda need to vent. I go to a small liberal arts school in rochester NY. I was ..."
Posted: by gάrbǿ
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
Views: 769    Replies: 3
"Ok Here's one. Was thinking about performances and was wondering if anyone put anything else into a performance to add dramatic effect. Was thinking about stuff you see on tv etc where ..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Views: 435    Replies: 0
"hey, i was just curious if anyone had any pics they felt like sharing. ive already seen a few of you from your websited and from videos youve submitted to the video section. anyway, if..."
Posted: by Kat
Last Reply: by Endangered Sanity
Views: 1303    Replies: 13
"Hi Lads and LassiesThis topic has probably been discussed before but since there are quite a few of us registered now I would like to ask - How did it all begin? How did you find out ab..."
Last Reply: by TallJuggler
Views: 2227    Replies: 29
"hey hey all.I got to thinking the other day and realised a common factor in all the longest threads. (appart from pele starting most of them :P )They are all about topics that you ..."
Posted: by firecircle
Last Reply: by adamrice
Views: 1414    Replies: 3
"I have one poi going forward and one going backwards, I want them to both go forward. How do I transition without stopping?"
Posted: by Peregrine
Last Reply: by ykaterina
Views: 1220    Replies: 19
"hey y'all planning on coming to eastcoast firetwirlinfest at ykaterina's place...we have a webpage now! its sort of done and can be found at for t..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1288    Replies: 5
"Ben from Pyrocussion here.Saw a guy in Silvers Circus do the two in one hand (opposite directions) trick and then held them in his teeth!!!! Very niceCan anyone do this???Also does any..."
Posted: by adamrice
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1685    Replies: 5
"I will be in San Francisco May 18-25. I was hoping to get together with some of y'all while I'm out there. Please let me know when/if this would be possible, if there will be any fire e..."
Posted: by Malcolm
Last Reply: by ykaterina
Views: 4448    Replies: 4
"To all those that have made or used flags before. I have been working for a few weeks developing some twirling flags. I am keen to hear what other people have done/used. What material d..."
Posted: by mikeyb
Last Reply: by Dr.NoodleHead
Views: 1283    Replies: 3
"I was wondering...When I first started twirling, one of the things that really seemed to help me was the idea of 'following the poi' rathr than forcing them along some path of my choice..."
Posted: by Ajtag
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1237    Replies: 1
"hey i am not the proud owner of a hole in my head last night after playing with my poi i got my staff out.... having lodsa fun then whilst spinning beking my back decided to throw it o..."
Posted: by Rain
Last Reply: by Rain
Views: 965    Replies: 3
"i was on the peninsula over easter and used the rosebud library to axcess the net and this site. i noticed that someone had been on this site the same day i had been. you know who you a..."
Posted: by Moonbeam
Last Reply: by Ade
Views: 1042    Replies: 4
"Hi guys, had an awesome day yesterday and thought I'd share it with you. Went mountain climbing (Mt Warning - QLD) in a rainforest and took my staff along. It was so amazingly beauti..."
Posted: by De_Frag
Last Reply: by Malcolm
Views: 3366    Replies: 4
"Anyone know what materials and methods traditional Maori poi were made with?As far as I know, flax rope, peat moss weight, but what was that wrapped with?-ryan"
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 2744    Replies: 4
"Hey all,I'm having a problem doing continuous wrist rolls (ie you release the staff and let it roll over your wrist - then you catch it again..)I can get it to do one, but does anyone h..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Ade
Views: 2034    Replies: 19
"Today was the nicest day we have had in a looooooong time so we went out to practice.We had a small audience and my friend videotaped us. We practiced single moves and small routines an..."
Posted: by Ajtag
Last Reply: by flash fire
Views: 2018    Replies: 11
"i am currently loosig intrest in the staff and to get intrest up i was thinking of attaching the fire poi on the then ende and taking the staff wick off cos that would open up so much m..."
Posted: by pureenergy
Last Reply: by pureenergy
Views: 2661    Replies: 5
"Okay i have the forward weave down pat, and most of the other moves up until i get to reverse weave..i just can't do it..maybe if there was a video with only one poi going around the ot..."
Posted: by pureenergy
Last Reply: by protozoa
Views: 1741    Replies: 1
"Wow today was a great day. i started by learning corkscrews, and then got windmills and chasing the sun too. i have been working on this combination that i think will look great once i ..."
Posted: by ShawnF
Views: 1840    Replies: 0
"Ok, so today I was kind of bored and decided to do a big search of the internet. I remembered seeing some instructional videos for batons and other stuff a while back and wanted to see ..."
Posted: by Moonbeam
Last Reply: by Shibaki the Jewishmamacho
Views: 1257    Replies: 2
"hey guys yep it's me the one who just can't seem to figure out the really simple moves.. I have a long staff, maybe that's the problem it's too long, but I don't think so. Anyway, how..."
Posted: by hafsha1
Views: 473    Replies: 0
"Does anyone recognize the title of the song that is playing in the "54 seconds from the Christchurch Winter festival poi performance. A great show. Video also has music." video that is ..."
Posted: by BongoCIH
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1576    Replies: 5
"Heya all, My name is BongoCIH and I'm from Newcastle Australia. I'm pretty new to the scene as I only got my poi around 2-3 weeks ago. I'm pretty excited about getting into this field a..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 3666    Replies: 34
"Bish mentioned in one of his posts how much he has grown in the past year and a half, partially due to spinning.I have been wondering, if spinning or adding yourself to this board has c..."
Posted: by FireSpirit
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 1562    Replies: 3
"My Fellow Fire Spinners and I are trying to get a Fire Production together, and want to do stuff inside. However we are stuck with Insurance Problems~! The owners are iffy with having..."
Posted: by Ophelia
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 1658    Replies: 4
"Anyone ever attempt to do stunts with poi? flips or tucks? Im too chicken to try! Even with my little tennis balls. what about ground moves such as rolls and stuff? I mean, if peop..."
Posted: by Thistle
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 1686    Replies: 12
"I'm trying to get a local spin meet together in my home town. When I go out with boyf to local park all the local kids (and some adults)come over and tho most are really friendly/intere..."
Posted: by Dimitri
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
Views: 1188    Replies: 1
"Hi everyone!!!!Just to let you know Just Jugglers is back with the people who use to run the drome!!!! The new venue is Every Tuesday44-46 Newington Cause WayNr Elephant&Castle Tube.3S..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 2079    Replies: 7
"Prom and I were hanging at the mall, looking for leather (Got some great stuff on clearance) and Diablos and Devil Sticks (Didn't find any we likes). Our search took us into the Discove..."
Posted: by gάrbǿ
Last Reply: by Chloe
Views: 1949    Replies: 21
"Ok. Last year the people of the UK (Simos originally)started a discussion about all of us meeting up for a big gathering with a day of spinning and a night of fire.http://www.juggling.c..."
Posted: by pureenergy
Last Reply: by Jeff Duncan
Views: 1602    Replies: 7
"Hey everyone, i was just wondering if i could get some opinions on what kind of poi to get? I plan on eventually working my way up to fire but for now ill stick with something that won'..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by ykaterina
Views: 1599    Replies: 12
"When you guy get to gether to spin fire, do you go through any rituals, or ceremonial type things. Do you breath fire first to make offerings to the fire Gods or something. Or do you ju..."
Posted: by Twist
Last Reply: by moiravoid
Views: 1070    Replies: 6
"Yikes... two new threads... I'll stop, I promise.....actually, this was motivated by Diana's comment under the cool "places" thread...Another good opportunity to get some real life cont..."
Posted: by Moonbeam
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 902    Replies: 4
"Hey all, I'm a newbie from Aus, and was wondering if you guys have any info regarding staff's. What are the best sort to get for a beginer, do I get one with a wide wick or a thi..."