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Posted: by firefly
Last Reply: by firefly
Views: 729    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: 1319    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: 2073    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: 1026    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: 1271    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: 631    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: 1558    Replies: 9
"hello .. can anyone spin 8 poi at once... if so what moves... I find it fun but very limited."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 966    Replies: 5
"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..."
Posted: by onewheeledweirdo
Last Reply: by ALIBABA
Views: 1172    Replies: 6
"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?"
Posted: by Malcolm
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 1205    Replies: 8
"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 ..."
Posted: by JLGrandAM
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
Views: 3078    Replies: 12
"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 ..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1624    Replies: 11
"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..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by KT
Views: 773    Replies: 4
"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..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by s-p-l-a-t
Views: 2118    Replies: 7
"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..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Superman
Views: 1015    Replies: 4
"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..."
Posted: by Jeff Duncan
Last Reply: by Malcolm
Views: 1009    Replies: 1
"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..."
Posted: by gάrbǿ
Last Reply: by gάrbǿ
Views: 921    Replies: 3
"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..."
Posted: by ffirebell
Last Reply: by ffirebell
Views: 801    Replies: 3
"...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..."
Posted: by KT
Last Reply: by KT
Views: 618    Replies: 2
"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..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by ykaterina
Views: 670    Replies: 3
"...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..."
Posted: by tcw
Last Reply: by Jesse
Views: 796    Replies: 1
"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..."
Posted: by rhian
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 812    Replies: 5
"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..."
Posted: by spiffspiff
Views: 3049    Replies: 6
"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..."
Posted: by Bish_the_Ding
Last Reply: by Bish_the_Ding
Views: 2871    Replies: 29
"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..."
Posted: by spiffspiff
Last Reply: by joeyd
Views: 1254    Replies: 4
"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..."
Posted: by onewheeledweirdo
Last Reply: by crispyx
Views: 1355    Replies: 10
"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..."
Posted: by yummi
Last Reply: by Jeff Duncan
Views: 699    Replies: 2
"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..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Peregrine
Views: 2901    Replies: 7
"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..."
Posted: by WildChild
Last Reply: by WildChild
Views: 1412    Replies: 14
"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..."
Posted: by dangerboy
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 2314    Replies: 5
"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..."
Posted: by TheCleaner
Last Reply: by Jeff Duncan
Views: 1402    Replies: 11
"In the video with Jo Derry using fluorescent poi http://www.juggling.co.nz/realaudio/jo_derry28.ram he does a few things that I can't figure out. 1) the move in front of his body, looks..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by Jeff Duncan
Views: 1607    Replies: 12
"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..."
Posted: by joeyd
Views: 996    Replies: 0
"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 ..."
Posted: by mirabelis
Last Reply: by Finn
Views: 2070    Replies: 16
"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..."
Posted: by adamrice
Last Reply: by Malcolm
Views: 1422    Replies: 12
"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."
Posted: by spiffspiff
Last Reply: by kashmir
Views: 1535    Replies: 11
"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..."
Posted: by Skye
Last Reply: by Jeff Duncan
Views: 2702    Replies: 2
"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 ..."
Posted: by Superman
Views: 543    Replies: 0
"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...."
Posted: by SsJ KaKaRoTtO
Last Reply: by megstar
Views: 1558    Replies: 16
"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..."
Posted: by SpaceCadet
Last Reply: by Drake
Views: 3194    Replies: 28
"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..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by ALIBABA
Views: 1740    Replies: 14
"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..."
Posted: by Heph
Last Reply: by adamrice
Views: 2673    Replies: 13
"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..."
Posted: by kayaking
Last Reply: by kayaking
Views: 777    Replies: 2
"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?"
Posted: by Donia
Last Reply: by Donia
Views: 2783    Replies: 9
"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..."
Posted: by Superman
Last Reply: by ykaterina
Views: 1925    Replies: 5
"This is probably pretty tame compared to some of you guys that have been doing this a while, but i have had 2 Glowsticks on the ends of two 8 ft. nylon threads. I started them in rever..."
Posted: by Lazerous
Last Reply: by Nutsac
Views: 2019    Replies: 5
"There is a rave in atlanta ga on the 24th of this month. i know there will be twirlers there but they are usually mundane and only know the forward weave and the butterfly. I would love..."
Posted: by Simos
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 834    Replies: 6
"Hey all... i am just writing to let all you wonderful people (and i really mean it, this board is amazing!) that due to personal problems & academic trouble (and exams coming up) i thin..."
Posted: by wentworth
Last Reply: by .draevon
Views: 899    Replies: 5
"Greetings Twirlers! My question for you is, Does anyone have any tidbits they can offer regarding the effects on your health of different fuels? A friend of mine who uses largely kero..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1229    Replies: 10
"Hey All,Quack knows why I didnt think of this eariler..does anyone here synch their breathing to their movement?It's quite intergral to the katas I do as part of my studies in Kym Bushi..."
Posted: by KT
Last Reply: by KT
Views: 840    Replies: 2
"Nice job buddy, im impressed. i havent checked this site out for a couply of months, i've been a busi girl, but its great man. few questions for you, are they still doin the tuesday nig..."