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Posted: by pureenergy
Last Reply: by FireSpirit
Views: 812    Replies: 2
"Hey people, just wanted to say hi. I'm new to this board, and to poi. Been going at it for about 4 days now, got most of the basic stuff down..i'm going in order on the lesson list and ..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1533    Replies: 2
"---If anyone else from the Newtown fire group gets this, please pass on asap everyone else, hit back on your browser button bar, NOW. ---Flash,Left your number and email at work - plea..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 1694    Replies: 3
"ok pplhow about staff moves which take the staff between the legs in the vertical plane?I have the front to back pass and the back to front pass and various combos...can anyone tell me ..."
Posted: by KT
Last Reply: by KT
Views: 1134    Replies: 15
"would you guys like a magazine strictly about fire? and if there was one what sort of content would you be after? i think im going to do my magazine brief on twirling, (for my computer ..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 6077    Replies: 3
"Hey everyone,I've been working a lot on my staff skills, and I was wondering if anyone has any staff moves which take the staff between the legs while spinning in the horizontal plane?I..."
Posted: by Volcanogrrl
Last Reply: by Thistle
Views: 5495    Replies: 8
"Hi all,I'm a newbie and have some questions regarding length of your cables/chains/whatever. I've been using the old standard "arm's length" rule, but I notice in some of the videos an..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1972    Replies: 2
"this thread was inspired by Pele's "Auidence perspective" thread.From what was said in that threaD...when you guys perform for an audience, do you do a routine that would be different f..."
Posted: by Kat
Last Reply: by Kat
Views: 2588    Replies: 7
"So I was at gathering on Saturday night at a talent show to raise money for Habitat for Humanity and I got to see *real* Poi in action by a cool NZ chick that lives in Akita. She is Mao..."
Posted: by dangerboy
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 1783    Replies: 4
"well, after a 10 week wait, i finally got my set of krill lights. i was super exctied, until i turned them on. the led was nice and bright, but the "glow stick" part was waaaay less pow..."
Posted: by mikeyb
Last Reply: by dangerboy
Views: 1837    Replies: 1
"Brief quote from: http://www.stuff.co.nz/inl/index/0,1008,740150a10,FF.html quote:Aircraft held up by flaming poi 09 April 2001Two women held up air traffic and sparked a major callout..."
Posted: by kenafield
Last Reply: by psychomonkey
Views: 11398    Replies: 29
"Does anyone know of a hair gel that is fire-resistant? Or do you have some other suggestions about concoctions to coat ones hair with?Water is fine on a warm mid-summer night, but the ..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Dimitri
Views: 1552    Replies: 4
"helloi'm a beginner currently based in london.does anyone know of any poi clubs?bekgodwin@yahoo.co.uk"
Posted: by Thistle
Last Reply: by Ajtag
Views: 1436    Replies: 1
"It would be great if we could set up a regular meet in nottingham, I no there,s loads of spinners around town and it'd be great to meet up in a park somewhere & swap skills etc...Me & b..."
Posted: by Ophelia
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 751    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: 1326    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: 1384    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: 1193    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: 958    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: 1252    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: 2892    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: 245    Replies: 0
"MOVED"
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by vyvyan
Views: 1767    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: 1309    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: 1023    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: 2023    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: 3628    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: 2320    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: 1936    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: 875    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: 1836    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: 2508    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: 2460    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: 840    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: 813    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: 2022    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: 1930    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: 1756    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: 729    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: 2756    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: 1516    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: 2002    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: 1381    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: 1349    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: 1304    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: 1749    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: 2651    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: 2380    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: 1340    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: 1658    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: 1059    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..."