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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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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"Hi, I'm Skye. I'm new to the board here.I wanted to tell everybody about the new Krill lamps I just tried out last night for the first time. I'm excited because I've been waiting for so..."
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"its the TRUE Super Saiyajin again.i would just like 2 know who is like the greatest in poi.then so i can takl 2 ya if i need help and 2 find out about u etc. etc.l8! The TRUE Sup..."
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"Just wondering if anyone else is celebrating the Beltane fire festival round the world. Here in Edinburgh it's become one of the biggest fire festivals in Europe.If you don't know what..."
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"i just gotta know, are you aware that the 4th track on cd1 of kontor volume 8 is titled caned and unable. and it is one the best ever trance tracks to dance to ever. for all of you wh..."
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" who's going to PVD or Emerson, i would like to meet some of u to see some more intricate stuff, i am good but i can only learn so much on my own "
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"Poi is somthing newly discovered by me, I took it up as somthing I could claim gracefulness to,I am quite a clumsy person.No body else did it so it made me feel good. A Boy in my area w..."
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"i promised myself i wouldn't post random thoughts without a question to ask, but i just had to show off for a minute! i figured you guys'd understand, anyway. so....last night a frien..."
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"As alot of you know I took up sword swallowing and was making good progress. The end of last week I went to try to swallow more than a foot. My gag reflex kicked into high gear. This is..."
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"There is an article posted further down this forum concerned with a group of people called the League against Poi. Some people seem to be concerned with this or don't understand. The ..."
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"Hope this isn't Board-Abuse, if it is *lashings* of apologies all round ...Just wanted to know who from the .ZA crowd is going to Rustlers this Easter ? It would be cool to put some fac..."
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"Sup people..I cannot tell you how bad-ass it is to have found this web page!!I had never been to a rave, just a few clubs here and there. So I had seen a few people throwing some string..."
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"Ok... I was thinking about the various discussions of weights... like that lightsticks are lighter and longer. And of people adding lead to their fire poi for even more weight.So... wha..."
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"Hey, I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of a site devoted to Liquid club dancing, this is an awesome site, I think it would be great to add a section devoted to t..."
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"well thanx for the fwd weave to bkwd weave, but how do u do fwd weave while turning 360 (i.e. do fwd weave 'n' turn 360 while fwd weaving. when u complete the turn, ur still fwd weavei..."
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"all i want 2 know is how the hell do you turn 180 degrees and do the fwd weave!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!thanx in advance!!!!!!!!!!!!"
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"On Jan. 18th of this year, I put in an on-line order for some krill lights (battery powered glow stix) from the Kriana Corporation. They were pretty expensive, but I liked the idea of n..."
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"Hey all,My girlfriend and I will be travelling to Burning Man this year. I'm wondering how many of the HOP'ers will be in attendence...I'm also wondering what the level of twirling is l..."
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"Alright, so we have covered ages, how long we've been spinning, and injuries. I want to add to this fun little list...what has/have been your most embarrassing moments while spinning?I'..."
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"Has anyone ever tried this? If so, was it any good?"
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"Hey, I know their's bound to be some sort of posting already on here, with info on the fountain... but i'm too lazy to find it, and might as well start a new topic. So NEwayz... i under..."
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"Iono bout everyone else, but in my opinion i really stink at this. Recently, we had a county wide dance for all the high schools in our area, and my friends were all like "go ahead! sho..."
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"Just to anyone who read the message "anoying" (simos i know you did). Just like to clear it up that that was not me and was possibly someone using a computer where my password had been ..."
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"Can you change the meet others database to include England, Scotland, Wales amd Northern Ireland as the UK please? We're still the same country whatever anyone thinks, do this or change..."
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"I am having a really hard time atm. I have upset someone who used to be really close to me and she is spreading really nasty rumours about me. All my old friends are hearing them and be..."
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"Hey All,Kate and I have started a regular fire meetup mainly concentrating on Poi swinging, from 8pm every Thursday night til 10 or later (depending on how tired we all are) on Henley B..."
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"Does anyone know how to spin with fabric flags or banners which are weighted? Is this still considered poi or is there a whole new name for this? I just saw a couple guys spinning wit..."
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"...and just when i finally thought i figured out what Poi is really about i came across this; i wonder if there's any connection; check out this link if you are really bored : http://..."
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"I was playing around a bit tonite with my meteor...which I hadn't picked up in ages. I took off one of the wicks and started flinging it around like a *really* long poi (over 4 feet lon..."
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"My big sister just got herself some Poi. So, I'm hoping that when she goes home she (and I) will kick ass at Poi and be able to spin some fire together. I'm sure that the rest of the fa..."
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"i have just built myself some nice new staff from al pole, but it just occured to me that fire can get quite warm and that a handle would not do me any harm.now what can i use? i though..."
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"My system is kind of slow, so when the animations were loading they did so frame by frame. This was actually easier to learn from. Then watching it anitmated showed me what it looks lik..."
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"ok, in advance, i am sorry for all the people who read this and dont like it,sorry if i wasted ur time.to the people who finish it, thankyou in advance.reciently (yesterday) my girlfrei..."
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"I dont know how many of you are familiar with the movie Groove, but i saw it for the first time today and it made for a really good movie about raves. Anyway there was a song on there b..."
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"OK, Am performing at this event with glow sticks. They don't have lack lights (UV) so I was wondering if it was at all possible to break open the glow stick and pour the liquid on to a ..."
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"I know at least some of you people have heard of Dune... UK duo that was really big in 95' and 96' &lbr;but continue to impress&rbr;Well what do you think of their music and for twirlin..."
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"A few days ago a club swinger a my local circus skills club showed me a move i've not seen before,,,,,,the under the leg weave.Wasn't too sure how well known this move is but it looks p..."
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"But I am excited and I thought I would share t with you all since everyone else thinks I am nuts...I recently took up sword swallowing...or trying it at least...and I managed to get jus..."
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"Proposal: New discussion group.Why: I like to talk with people that have similar interest, but not necessarily about that interest. Maybe the Mod's could create a new group based on tru..."
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"This is my first new topic so i hope someone reads it but i am slightly concerned about members of the public gasping in awe about being able to juggle. I believe that any person who wa..."
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"Im looking for a flag pattern or instructions on how to make "flags". I've only seen them in a performance once and didn't get the chance to actually hold one in my hand. The image has ..."
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"Was trying to figure out a way to spin in my space-limited apartment last night and picked up a pair of white athletic socks to spin. They were a bit light, so I put a 2$ coin in each o..."