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Posted: by Ophelia
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 565    Replies: 2
"Greetings everyone! I thought I would introduce myself and such. I am on the cusp of diving into this art. I have become entranced by the flames.. I've read some of the posts and have..."
Posted: by Thistle
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
Views: 1121    Replies: 1
"Recipe for great (cheap) stilts: Some aluminium doorframe from th scrapyard, 4 shelf brackets, foam rubber, gaffer tape (of course!), a bit of wooden planking to make footplate, 8 5 inc..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1309    Replies: 6
"yea, we have very sacred rituals before we start spinning. we start out with your average ritualistic animal sacrifice. usually an elephant, but sometimes we can't get one so we use a..."
Posted: by kashmir
Last Reply: by Malcolm
Views: 941    Replies: 3
"a little while ago, there was a clip from a fight scene from episode 2 posted on the "home" page of this site.. it is still up some where? is there a link to it some one knows? thnx----..."
Posted: by Bob
Last Reply: by Bob
Views: 813    Replies: 4
"Hello everybody.As most of you have probably noticed i'm new to the board, so here's the traditional boring biography: I'm 19 and a second year college student who has been twirling ..."
Posted: by mrhairy
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 1109    Replies: 2
"I need advice on what to charge for performances. Things like group and solo rates, hourly, daily and long term rates. Extra charges for eating and breathing fire. Danger pay. Percentag..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 2807    Replies: 9
"I love poi! And am getting pretty good, I have the butterfly, and weave down, and the behind the back butterfly, but I cant get the mexican wave, and am working on the rest. Also, rece..."
Posted: by vyvyan
Views: 230    Replies: 0
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by vyvyan
Views: 1484    Replies: 7
"I just got back from a trip to Vegas. I saw both Cirque du Soleil show, 0 and Mystere. I saw a show a while back, Allegria. I knew I'd see something good, but I didn't think they'd blow..."
Posted: by Drake
Last Reply: by vyvyan
Views: 1128    Replies: 3
"hey in cirque du soleil's alegria there is apparently a guy who manipulates fire knives. has anyone here seen alegria and if so, how is the fire dance? given that it is cirque du sole..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 919    Replies: 2
"I feel so Siskel and Ebert....Anyway, I just received the LED poi kit that I won from the little contest thing that Malcolm had going. A week or so ago I received the set of fire poi th..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by fireboy
Views: 1911    Replies: 19
"When do you think political correctness or these new no tolerance laws cross the line and go too far?------------------Pele Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir..."
Posted: by adrian
Last Reply: by flash fire
Views: 3433    Replies: 21
"ok im reely interested in finding out how many different fire toys there are.i mean everyone knows about poi satff ans double staff, but i want to find another toy to start up, one that..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by adrian
Views: 1940    Replies: 6
"My friends and i want to take some pictures of us at night spinning Glowsticks. i know this a pretty lame question, but are there anytips or tricks to photographing someone spinning? Fi..."
Posted: by onewheeledweirdo
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
Views: 1677    Replies: 6
"has anyone jumped rope (skipped) with a flamin skipping rope... if so what did you use as rope...cotton rope works for a couple of burns but like its badly woven kevlar parter it detero..."
Posted: by onewheeledweirdo
Last Reply: by Iandd
Views: 851    Replies: 4
"has anyone tried strapping on rollerblades and cruis'n up and down the street whilst spinn'n the flames around....it makes for good fun and using the momentum of the poi you can do some..."
Posted: by firefly
Last Reply: by Iandd
Views: 1636    Replies: 5
"i prefer to call them "sish kebab".anyway,how many people out there spin this wicked tool???i love them!!!no water can put out this fire..........."
Posted: by dangerboy
Last Reply: by Rain
Views: 2320    Replies: 15
"k. there's a recipe for making whips on this page http://www.csu.edu.au/faculty/arts/commun/cycle/manual/fire/whips.htmthe design has a major flaw. the rope will wick fuel up into the h..."
Posted: by onewheeledweirdo
Last Reply: by onewheeledweirdo
Views: 2265    Replies: 12
"I plan to soon start a business making and selling recumbent trikes, bicycle trailers , fire/UV/LED stuff, unicycles and... stilts. The stilts should retail at around $180 Australian ....."
Posted: by Pele
Views: 710    Replies: 0
"Anyone interested in meeting up in Toronto in July???I know firefly, spryte and possibly jessejames are in the area. Also I remember farie firebell mentioning being in TO in July, which..."
Posted: by rhian
Last Reply: by Malcolm
Views: 609    Replies: 2
"Yo Malcolm I would like to buy a set of fire poi from your shop, but I not sure which set to get, I have done fire once and I have practiced with for 8 months with the comet poi , I th..."
Posted: by KT
Views: 1740    Replies: 0
"hey all, we've been given a brief for my graphci design course, to do a contempory magazine on whatever topic we want, i'm considering fire/underground scene/drum'n'bass...ec. if theres..."
Posted: by fireboy
Last Reply: by onewheeledweirdo
Views: 1804    Replies: 6
"well it has been a while when i twirlled with fire ( fucking australian fire bans)and i had some kero left iso i thought nothing could of made the kero worse (in taste) I WAS WRONG YUK ..."
Posted: by Dr.NoodleHead
Last Reply: by Dr.NoodleHead
Views: 1540    Replies: 3
"I'm probably missing something here but what exactly is the difference between the corkscrew and the horizontal mexican wave ?? They look so similar - I can't work out how/if they dif..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by monkeykat
Views: 653    Replies: 2
"Hi all,I'm looking for suggestions as to where we can move our thursday night fire twirling jam now that the wetter weather is approaching...We dont want to have to stop fire twirling o..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Simos
Views: 2743    Replies: 29
"I'm moody too and right now feeling insecure so...I was wondering if you ever get stage fright? I get horrible stage fright. I shake and cry and everything the night before. It's why I ..."
Posted: by Thistle
Last Reply: by ykaterina
Views: 1423    Replies: 16
"Does anyone else worry about the environmental damage caused by burning all this fossil fuel and dropping oil derivitives on the ground? I know I do. It doesnt keep me awake at night or..."
Posted: by TaiGuy
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1767    Replies: 1
"Hey, i'm teaching one of my friends all that I know &lbr;not much&rbr; about swinging and he's progressed quite far in 2 days &lbr;Knows everyting i do, just hits himself more than i do..."
Posted: by Bish_the_Ding
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1211    Replies: 2
"Apart from being arrogant, verbose, opinionated and a virgo, I am also very shallow, so I don't mind admitting that the only reason I got into fire twirling was to meet girls !!Just bef..."
Posted: by Bish_the_Ding
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1106    Replies: 3
"Ever get the feeling that this is the beta version of Reality(tm) !?I get it all the time ...When I die and go to heaven (I'll be in a lot of poo, believe me), I just have to ask the Al..."
Posted: by TheCleaner
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1118    Replies: 1
"I've been away from the sight for a little while but back with more questions. These multi-beat moves are, you guessed it, kicking my ass. When attempting the 5 beat weave, I wind up al..."
Posted: by tcw
Last Reply: by frodus
Views: 1561    Replies: 10
"AHGHARH god dammitwe were meant to do a fire twirling performance with staff at our school social but weve been told no fireahgrhthey allow glowsticks thoughhow many 5 inch glowsticks w..."
Posted: by ykaterina
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 2591    Replies: 21
"wow!i just realized something about myself...so, my friend just sent me an mp3 of one of the newer madonna songs: do you know what it feels like for a girl.and i'm like, ooooh! i could ..."
Posted: by Ajtag
Last Reply: by onewheeledweirdo
Views: 2323    Replies: 15
"yes another one, in on a roll toinght.i wanted to know what people wear when playing with fire, either when performing or when practising, as when performing you want to look good.. and..."
Posted: by firefly
Last Reply: by Kat
Views: 1264    Replies: 13
"hi everybody!i'm travilling a lot and never got in trouble,at customs,with my firetools.i use as well nun-chaku&lbr;chinise fighting weapon&rbr;as single and double so i could get in tr..."
Posted: by Shibaki
Last Reply: by adrian
Views: 1656    Replies: 15
"Hey hey, someone mentioned it earlier I think, but I couldnt find it... Ive started practicing rollerblading and twirling together, I was wondering if anyone else had combined anything ..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Jeff Duncan
Views: 940    Replies: 2
"A friend of mine in LA was waiting in the ER waiting area with his friend when a kid was brought in with third degree burns on his body. It seems the kid was trying to do some fire brea..."
Posted: by Rhianna
Last Reply: by adamrice
Views: 954    Replies: 2
"Since I am new here and to poi swinging in general I thought I would post how I have created a different looking set of poi's, practise poi's, will get around to making one with tails i..."
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 742    Replies: 2
"heard that adding chemicals such as copper chloride to your fuel changes the colour of the flame.does anyone know of a place where i can obtain such chemicals?cheers all. "
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1582    Replies: 1
"Okay peoples,Seeings as theres some secret society banter going around, I thought I should weigh in and explain the concept behind the International Fire Registry (IFR) and the FIRETWIR..."
Posted: by bobrob
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 933    Replies: 7
"I'm finally here!! what a great place All thats missing is a few friendly poi types to hook up with, anyone interested??I'm staying in Kings Cross (surprise surprise) so if anybody ..."
Posted: by melissa
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 695    Replies: 1
"when is the new database going up?"
Posted: by s-p-l-a-t
Last Reply: by Nomad
Views: 674    Replies: 4
"hi,I was feeling real sick and a bit down today - but come this evening I was great. I was listening to the Petshop Boys of all things (I'm not a big fan at all), and this drumbeat in ..."
Posted: by firefly
Last Reply: by firefly
Views: 689    Replies: 4
"for special events i do my fireshows on 3.5 feet(ca.1.2 meter)stilts.who else has the experience being a "hugh" fireperformer???keep the fire burning..."
Posted: by rhian
Last Reply: by rhian
Views: 1277    Replies: 2
"My question is can you take glowsticks on plains or does the pressure do anything to them. Im going on holiday to see my dad in Spain, its my first holiday in 2 years, I have been a bi..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by adrian
Views: 2060    Replies: 19
"We were scheduled to headline a charity show in April to benefit the Girls Scouts of America Central New York Division. I was once a girl scout so I thought it'd be nice to give back an..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by firefly
Views: 993    Replies: 6
"We were rehearsing our "mirror" show yesterday, I with my practice poi and it got off to a bumpy start. We stopped and Prom started picking on me. it seems that without thinking I swit..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by onewheeledweirdo
Views: 1247    Replies: 19
"I know there are alot of you that are traditionalists. You like to keep Poi true to its essence..yadda yadda yadda. BUT, i was thinking that this site (which I believe it is) is the POI..."
Posted: by psychomonkey
Last Reply: by psychomonkey
Views: 599    Replies: 2
"Quote:"Wow! You mean juggling.co.nz has some stuff about Juggling on it?And there was me thinking it was a religious site..."Malcom, you want to explain this? Did I miss something?-PS..."
Posted: by onewheeledweirdo
Last Reply: by adrian
Views: 1549    Replies: 9
"hello .. can anyone spin 8 poi at once... if so what moves... I find it fun but very limited."