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"I just reminded my self in a previous post, that I saw my first swinger at the Pennsic War. First off, has anyone ever heard of the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) and secondly, ..."
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"Hi guys!My girlfriend and I will be staying in Sydney for the weekend from the friday arvo / night (April 20) to the Sunday morning (April 22).We are both reasonably proficient at spinn..."
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"I'm sorry, i've *got* to tell you guys about this....so i haven't been spinning much for the last couple of weeks...got frustrated after learning all the basic moves, couldn't figure ou..."
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"Hey, well as i've said i've just started with poi's and was wondering if anyones got some advice about getting started, i've been practicing a number of simple moves, where should I go ..."
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"Well I went to the Camperdown Park {actually Newton Park,} last night and had a fantastic time, it was great to spend time with people who inspire you.We were blessed with a beautifull ..."
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"When you use Fire what do you find so amazing about it, Is there anything you prefer more with out fire? Just practice ends or streamers or Kite, Or maybe even glowsticks that you find ..."
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"This year I am happy to report our performance book is filled for Renaissance Faires. This is great. we are returning to several shows we have been at for awhile and are behelden to a c..."
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"That www.breakdance.com=pops=liquids site doesn't work... does anybody know where I can learn liquid/glowstick dancing???"
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"OK folks it is time for that time of year agin....Flashpoint 8 will be happening after the St Kilda festival on sunday 11th of Feb. Be prepared for the usual twirling activity of a Flas..."
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"I'm sure some people here have experienced Poi in altered states of consciousness. Did that generate any good spinning sessions? Any bad experiences (especially with fire)?"
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"A friend of mine recently had a brilliant idea about colored poi flames. Does anyone out there alter their fuel to produce different colored flames, or have any information on this? If ..."
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"Do any of y'all have a document outlining what you need from a producer/venue for a performance? If so, what does it cover? Diana "
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"...it looks as if though i might consider starting to use a few behind the back moves in my routine - i guess they are not so bad after all, just annoying to learn!!! well i've tried f..."
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"Prom and I both palm spin our staves, but the other day we noticed we do it differently.I enter it from a finger twirl and can get the staff to travel around the palm of my hand, from t..."
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"I mostly swing alone 'cos the nearest people to swing with ain't so near at all. Now mostly it's just fine by me.....I n-joy doing it alone....u get to spend a lot of time on a move wit..."
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"Hello everyone! Just ordered my fresh pair of poi the other night and I cant wait to get them! Ive been spining for a month now and I tell you no lie (ITS LIKE THERAPY!)Does anyone else..."
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"Hello funksters,Come play with us tonight! Informal gathering, Camperdown Park Newtown @ 7.30pm.All welcome: new, old, spectators. Questions? email me.We'll be the ones playing with f..."
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"Hi Flavio, Yes I would love details of how the Fire Hoop is done, especially the wicking, and what stops you getting burned?The picture I saw, the girl was wearing nothing over her wais..."
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"Last night i was watching 'You've been framed' (yeh, i know, i was very bored, had essays to do, but at least it has now proved useful for something) which is a show where people who ha..."
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"Um, A friend of mine reccomended me this site to work on my glowstringing technique... There's alot of rad stuff here about flire twirling, but I don't see that much about glowstringing..."
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"call be ignorant, but what exactly are clubs, and in what way are they spun. this is the only web site i have heard them mentioned, but i have yet to see any pictures, videos ect of th..."
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"i changed my wick today, and realied its a bugger to get the screws over the holes directly, and realised its a think that will come with practice, and realised to ask the experts. tha..."
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"As advised by the good man, Shawn Fumo (_very_ nice guy by the way), I've decided to take up poi (also contact juggling, but that's a whole other board). ^_~ though I've never seen anyo..."
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"The workshop at the drome is switching back to Tueday this week. Just a little warning that there is a play going on in one of the arches and for the next three weeks they are going to ..."
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"For eveyone elseWe have a website!! Wahoo!!! It is not completely finished, pictures and the rest should be up in a couple of weeks, but check it out and send me your feedback. The url ..."
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"Hmmm....so I recently did an interview for a performance job. When I do this I walk in wearing my business type clothes (especially for this gig...it's corporate). I have our portfolio ..."
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"Hey Guys.This is going to sound a bit daft, but with the windmill are the pois comming in front of the body at any time?"
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"I've been thinking that taking a martial art to complement spinning would be a good thing as far as learning body movement, balance, and technique goes. My question to people out there ..."
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"Someone mentioned a while back about the size of my poi. (insert your own joke here) I can't find the thread now, but I wanted to get back on that. I've got two sets of poi. One a bit o..."
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"Hey one and all. Right well right now i've managed to get the butterfly moves, the weave, reverse weave and turns down , and am just practicing getting them flowing nicly and not hittin..."
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"I'd like to pose the question, what matters to you? What are your values? Where do you find meaning? Relationships matter to me. Connection matters to me. I so honor the amazingly close..."
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"Yo Yo waz up people, hope yall ok. Anyway going off the subject that is all dear to our hearts (hope I don't offend anyone here ha ha ) was wondering if anyone has any advise on how o..."
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"How often do you change your wick when it's kevlar?I use kevlar poi and I have burned them quite a few times, when do you know it's time to quit? Does kevlar burn forever?I have it on m..."
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"well the doc says i have tendonitis in one shoulder and the other was parshly dislocated.he says i am out of twirling for 3 weeks. and since i have been twirling for about a month, wil..."
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"I've been twirling for almost a month, and have decided that I eventually want to progess on to fire, but my parents aren't quite as enthusiastic. I don't want to use fire right now, b..."
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"Hey Guys.I've just started poi recently and i've got down sm basic moves down. But i can't get the cross over behind the back right. Is there any advise out there.Cheers.stumpy"
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"I have updated the "Discussion" pages and now I am updating the "meet others" database.Please add your details in the new format athttps://www.homeofpoi.com/meetothers.htmAgain this cha..."
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"We are a traveling group of performers that have a revolving door membership. We play shows in citys all over and not all of the fire performers can make it due to work etc.. so this le..."
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"Hey everybody!I've noticed a lot of discussion of Good and Bad technique, but mostly it seems to be based on the individual techniques...Does just being able to pull of a reverse seven ..."
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"Just thought I'd let all you Sydney people know about the meetup we've organised.About 5 of us have managed to organise a meetup in Newtown on Monday night. Quite amazing seeing as non..."
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"I'd like to address some concerns I have with some practices in poi construction. First, I can't remember whether it was here of another board, but there's a great deal of concern on th..."
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"the screws came loose on my fire staff, and the wick can now slide, but it cant come off, any sugestions on how to fix it, or should i just dump it and buy a new one, cause the last thi..."
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"Hi, I'm just a rookie at learning Poi but am learning fast. Can't wait to do Fire. Any hints from the pros what 'not' to do when learning and of course what 'to' do. Thanks..."
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"OK, It finally warmed up enough to swing, but I've been out of practice for a few months, and I'm finding that it is definetly NOT like riding a bicycle, perhaps more like a unicycle. ..."
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"to whoever it was that said their dreads were their 'friends' ??!?!?!!? okay...(1) its ONLY *HAIR*. Dead cells.... "oh dead cells won't you please be my friend".(2) you need to serio..."
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"I've mentioned elsewhere that I make firedancing equipment commercially, so I've got a special interest in finding out what works. I have built a simple test rig that allows me to compa..."
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"O.K. I know that this has NOTHING to do with poi, but i'm in desperate need of help. I've recently got dreads put inmy hair, and I was wondering a few things;1-how and can you wash your..."
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"O.K, sorry, but this is another non-poi subject. I'm sorry but I HAD to know, does ANYONE on this site like old school music? Ice-T, Rappers delight, ANYTHING. PLEASE LET ME KNOW!sighni..."
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"How do you put skills together? What is the "long line" of your show like? Do you use characters, themes, stories? When you're not doing freestyle, how do you create a performance? Than..."
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