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"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..."
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"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. "
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"when is the new database going up?"
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"hello .. can anyone spin 8 poi at once... if so what moves... I find it fun but very limited."
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"i was thinking last night lying in bed....I like to draw, and i fancy myself an artist, but i cannot paint for shit! I thought of an awesome painting!! I would say acrylic on canvas. An..."
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"hello funky fire people... can anyone out there simultainously unicycle and spin poi or double staffs?if you can do you have any pointers?and if not why not?"
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"I am quite happy with my latest make your own LED poi set kit. So...The first registered Senior Member who replies to this message gets a free kit.I will contact you afterwards and get ..."
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"Hey all, Im new to this and i started about 2 weeks ago swinging glowsticks in clubs. So basically i use shoestrings tied to the end of glowsticks (hey i just started!). I can already ..."
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"Hey All,something I have been wondering about for a while, but reading Pele's recent post has led me to ask...Is fire performance (ie fire theatre - audience interaction etc) the logica..."
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"Hi all,A couple of close friends of mine will be visiting The South Island of New Zealand between 16th-22nd April. They don't know much about whats going on, but they are especially int..."
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"I was drug shopping this weekend by my woman. We ended up in Old Navy (clothes store here in the States). She took about 10 lbs of clothes in the dressing room to try on. So im just mil..."
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"Hi my name is kenny, and i've recently started poi(mainly with glowsticks at raves) but anyways i've been having trouble with the reverse weave, i can't seen to get the cross over right..."
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"what about meteorsi have a home made set but would really love a set of nice home of poi ones.ps loved the beaming poi i bought. they are still on the set of batteries from january when..."
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"My friends I would just like to tell you all (even those who this will mean nothing to) that THE DROME is back on track. It will re open in a different venue on sat 14th Aprill with DRO..."
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"...and then Te Pupa bargained for me to get it back, which I did, the very next day when the tide was down, I still got soaked retrieving it, and had to gently shake starfish off... Tha..."
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"hey people, anyone out there go to Levithan on Saturday night @ the civic? (Christchurch) If you did you might have seen some crazi chic spining pois like no tomorrow, (me)it was an aw..."
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"...stage persona(s) are you? I, Lynnie, am the opposite of Pele, who on stage is clutsy except with fire, scatter brained and very unfocussed.Just curious. ------------------Pele High..."
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"hmmmi tried burning salt on a piece of paper and cant get that intense yellow colour ppl say that it givesdoes salt work?how would i put it on a staff?mix in kero?what shoudl i do to ge..."
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"I was just wondering what size glowsticks do people use; I am just going to order some. In the past I have used the standard 6"inch but I think maybe the 4"inch ones are better, any th..."
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"i can do the behind the back weave in the first direction(poi going forward at bottom of swing) almost flawlessly, and now im trying to do it in the opposite direction, and eventually t..."
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"OK DangerBoy, spinning sport socks with coins definitely has you in the lead of the "crazy-ill" bunch !)I'd can myself if I saw some dude at a jol spinning his socks ! Then again, if y..."
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"This site has served me very well in the few months that I have been aware of it, but I have now reached the point where I can perform pretty much all of the moves listed. I have recen..."
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"hello freaky fire people...Have any of you tried busking with the fire..if so have you had any troubles with... audience, fire saftey, laws, a show that sucks..., other buskers or f..."
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"Hmm -would you be surprised if i told you my mother taught me how to spin pois? i learnt pois when i was about 6 years old and im now 22. I guess its the whole cultural thing being a ne..."
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"OK...i STILL cannot do an alternating butterfly with my left hand. I can go over my shoulder with it all damn day with my right hand, but then when i try to alternate them one after the..."
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"Just became the proud owner of a new set of comet poi. Little problem, however. The stuff it's made of smells....weird. Not a problem if you're swinging them but since I carry them in m..."
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"Though I don;t like to admit being lax in the fire daftey department, we had a bit of an accident last night that I'd like to share.Blaze and I were getting some filming done down by th..."
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"In the video with Jo Derry using fluorescent poi https://www.homeofpoi.com/realaudio/jo_derry28.ram he does a few things that I can't figure out. 1) the move in front of his body, looks..."
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"Last night in the living room, i cracked open a freshset of glowsticks to practice a little. I put on Hyperia 4 Rave-mix cd and started throwing the strings. For two days now i have bee..."
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"anyone want to hit up club exit tommorrow. im meeting a couple of people from this site there. everyone should go and show off their stuff.reply back if your interested in meeting up ..."
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"howdy i am new to the board but am working with a few friends here in texas and was wondering if anyone else out there goes to pennsic !!!! we were first introduced to poi at pennsi..."
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"Check it out:http://www0.mercurycenter.com/premium/arts/docs/firedance17.htmThere's a comment at the end of this article that I find a little troubling--but possibly correct."
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"okay. there was a thread on this board a month or so ago discussing glow stick/liquid/glowstringing and now i can do it a little. I have found people in my school that can do it and t..."
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"Hey you twirlophobes and spinsters, I'm trying to get set up for some black light shows this summer and I'm looking for a good source of black lights.Does anyone know where I can find ..."
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"I know what you are thinking. How does this apply to the board, but it does, sortof. Ill be there for the first week in June.I know alot of people on the board are in Europe-type areas...."
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"i dunno why, but im curious to what u all have hidden up ur sleeves. tell me ur best move/combo. i just started and mine is currently doing 360s (i.e. fwd weave, 180, reverse weave, 1..."
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"Last night while practicing a simple high turn to forward butterfly I smacked my cheek bone with one of my Photon II POI and SHATTERED the "unbreakable" solid plexi bulb. Of course, the..."
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"A friend and I were talking about this recently and I was curious as to what everyone thought/would do.My friend and I both belong to performance "groups", my friend an actual group and..."
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"has anyone found the length of trance songs(often 7 to 10 minutes) to be a problem when coordinating a routine to it? My fire only lasts well for a good 5 minutes or so, but i can't se..."
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"HiI'm just about to make a fire staff, and i was wondering what size I should make it.I'm kinda short, so i don't have a very long arm reach. Is there any kinda guide that i could use?"
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"Hi,I have been asked to teach a class on poi at an elementae=ry school, and afterwards do a fire show for the kids. What are your thoughts on teaching this to the kids. Safety is obviou..."
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