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"I'm going to San Diego the beginning of April for 10 days, (hmm, lucky me ) and i'm wondering what the regulations are like over there (if i try and swing fire on the beach will i get..."
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"elloJust thought i'd see if theres any like minded friendly fire dancers i could play with in Bristol?? I think this town needs some spark put into, so if theres any firedancers from Br..."
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"At least to me, and it can be spun, swung or balanced. An umbrella. Strip an old umbrella down to the metal frame and attach wicking at ends and cross pieces. Soak and light. I am figur..."
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"I have been using fire in other realms of juggling for awhile, but none of them have ever been very dangerous. However, now I'm using poi and I am concerned about getting my arms caugh..."
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"well im home now...it took long enough and im all blackened and i am rank with the oder of kero but i had a tops night, thanks for letting us know about it, i had a great night especall..."
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"Greetings, I have to say I'm a bit annoyed. No, not annoyed, but dissappointed that so much posting is about tools and technique. I've tried in my own little way to address issues about..."
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"what is it, it look so amazing to me it looks as though you attach some firweorks on strings is it... and what do people use to spit out that fire stuff from there mouth's i know its no..."
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"If I am correct, meteors are single chains with a ball on each end. Anyone know where to learn it or a website with moves. Anyone ever try it, was it fun? Y/N"
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"cmon guys, you said be in camperdown park in newtown wednesday night. grnated i was late by an hour( the pub was buissy) but no one was there....so i stood out in the poreing rain all o..."
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"i've looked at the videos and what is it that makes it a 5 beat, and im not to sure on how to do it any info on the move?."
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"so i have just bought myself a new pair of pois, but they have handles with double fingerholes. up until now my pois had only one hole, and i let the entire thing rotate around my finge..."
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"HEY ALL POI'ERS .IM HAVIN TROUBLE LEARNING TO DO THE WEAVE BHIND THE BACK. IVE BEENPOI'ING 4 OVER A YEAR BUT THIS MOFO OF A MOVE HAS PERPLEXED ME FOR MONTHS...CAN ANY ONE HELP ?????C..."
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"Hey, right i think this might be more Australia based. There is a ad for kaluiha currently on the box, of this bloke doing an amzing very fluid dance, the thing i'm intrested in though ..."
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"I'm having a bit of trouble doing the 5 beat weave. I can do a 4 beat weave fine, butI don't know where to put in the extra beat. Its really got me stumped. Can anyone offer any help at..."
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"Here is a 4Mb MOV file of a fighting sequence supposidly from Starwars episode 2 that is to be released in 2002.see http://download.theforce.net/theater/wotf.movSee Darth Mauls staff in..."
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"Hi bobrob I'm gonna be in Manchester in about a months time. Is there any clubs there that are poi friendly? Also do you want to meet up and swing some poi together?One love, Thistlefir..."
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"Ok just recieved my ultimate performance poi's (which are perfect) but i find it really difficult to swing with the tails!So i keep them wrapped up into a ball and everythings fine but ..."
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"Hey all, I love spinning fire and it's undoubtfully amazing but the great disadvantage of it is that you can't spin as fast as glowsticks or tennis balls and if you have nice combos tha..."
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"Hey,I am doing a short film on what goes on in Nelson and I am doing poi. does anyone know an influential person based in Nelson who has "pushed" Poi?ThanxTeresa - Nelson, New Zealand"
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"i was wondering if anyone had anyideas on how tomake home made fire juggling balls. ive seen them on the net and wondering if anyone has ideas on how i could create them. ive done thr..."
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"hey hi all poiers out there! I am new to the art/sport - about 4 days - and trying to not get the poi in my face :-) 1) Are there any english speaking poiers here in Paris? 2) I read ab..."
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"I was talking wiht some Renaissance Faire friends who don't necessarily swing fire but they are eaters/breathers and we got into a discussion on wicking, what is best overall, what is g..."
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"Hi all,I just started swinging last week and I have all the butterfly moves down but I'm having serious amounts of trouble with the weave. Does anyone have any advice on learning this ..."
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"anybody else get overwhelmed/inspired watching some of the videos on this site? like the one-handed poi, and all the behind the back moves? sheesh! Dangerboy- HARDCORE. you are the ..."
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"I have been grappling with this for over a week now, whether to bring it up or not and finally, you guys won out over pride. I really need your help on something of a more personal natu..."
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"Hi guys I have kept up on this site for quite some time now but never posted before so let me start by saying hi I know the majority of the moves listed on this site but there is one ..."
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"okay, i use a lot of this trick in my stuff, and i thought everyone did, but it doesn't seem to be in the poi lessons thing. (Malcolm? should it be?)i'll try to describe it, does an..."
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"I've just been practicing the 4/5 beat weave, and I seem to be able to do the fifth beat, but not the fourth. Sometimes, I can do the fourth beat, but not very well, and I still dont un..."
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"I'm based in London and would like to learn the art of POI!Where do I start?"
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"ok, so i have the four-beat weave, and i can do it on the left, and on the right. but i can't seem to put the two together for a five beat. grrr. more work to do...oh yeah, and does ..."
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"Does anyone have a good transition for getting **quickly and smoothly** from a forward spin into an inward/front butterfly?"
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"Last year at glastonbury (england) i saw this bloke swinging what looked like a lanton, when he span it fast it shot out huge fire/sparks, it was like a human catherine wheel! could som..."
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"On sat night we had our first gig & what a buzz it was. It was Edentity's 2nd birthday & the crowd was rocking. I did my first public body burning & fire eating act and the crowd went w..."
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"I've only started spinning recently, but I've been practicing for a fair bit and I don't seem to have the coordination to do it. Anyone else have similar problems?"
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"i just saw that new mad staff on the front of this webpage. i am under 18, so i have no credit card, so i cant buy online. if someone finds this new 3 piece staff in a store in the br..."
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"Bonjourno princepessas and princepoos...Gathering tonight...7.30pm @ Camperdown Mem. park on Church Street, Newtown.If weather misbehaves, we'll be at the Oxford pub in Newtown.Au revoi..."
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"Does anyone know if there is a place in Brisbane that sells poi? All i have at the moment is some tennis balls on the end of shoe laces and it gave me a blister on my finger . Any help..."
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"Hey! So, I'm part of a firedancing group that is trying to get into a local Carnaval parade. I'm putting together the promo page as we speak, but I'm wondering...does anyone have any hi..."
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"This might seem a bit childish and corny to those of you who are experienced poi users &lbr;most of you&rbr;, but considering this is my first day lemme have my rant. I couldn't wait fo..."
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"So lots of folks have been talking about music but being very vague. Over the last few months, I've been making a series of CDs to spin to (I'm working on Vol.5 right now). All songs ar..."
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"hey everyone...be nice...this is my first time posting and using the glowsticks and what not....im not too familiar with the lingo so fill me in....what is this Poi....im must sound ret..."
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"hey dangerboy!what's the music/song/band during your flag video? i totally dig it!-flavio"
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"hey everybody,we're currently making a flash website to go along with our static site, and was wondering just how many people prefer de flash or hate de flash or have computers that can..."
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"I've just read something that Maeon wrote and it reminded me of something i wanted to ask everyone for ages, especially since i am quite ignorant about the fire scene around the world; ..."
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"I've recently discovered a slightly different style of firedancing/glowstick twirling. I saw this couple playing with glow sticks on string but were using one string with the sticks on ..."
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"And so much of that goes on at a Flashpoint. Last Sunday, St Kilda Beach, just after the festival.... There was a small rave at the seabaths just up the beach abit, and we definately ga..."
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"Ok, so one of my friends who's only beginning to learn about firedancing and poi and whatnot recently did a report on firedancing and fashion, specifically drawing her sources from the ..."
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"Hey, i was bored this afternoon and my hands were numb from practicing outside &lbr;it's freezing cold outside&rbr;, so i decided to make a fire poi buddy icon since i haven't seen any ..."
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"i started swinging about a month ago now and i have all the moves under the lessons section of this site except for the behind the back stuff and between the leg stuff. (the hardest on..."