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"every time I start to swing my fuzzy practice poi, they slip off my fingers, I have the ones where it's 2 loops. Is there something I can do, or a better way to hold them to keep them o..."
"I'm using library computers, and I've been having a bit of trouble in the last few weeks with randomly being logged out- I sign in, go onto main index- and can't see the 'Introduction' ..."
"Hi all, I was wondering if anyone else has ordered a green LED bulb from HOP? I ordered a blue and a green and i can barely tell the difference between the LEDs. ive noticed that ..."
"hello everyone!its looking like in a week or two im going to be heading towards either ireland or scotland for a bit before i head off to france.. but i cant decide wherei was wondering..."
Posted: by LOCfan Last Reply: by newgabe
Views: 1021 Replies: 4
"I was just recently invited to go on a 3 week trip to the middle east, particularly Oman, this winter. We'll be set up in a nice hotel, and we have 2 30 minute performances a day. Every..."
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 865 Replies: 3
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Last Reply: by Mucky
Views: 877 Replies: 3
"my poi consists of tennis balls, bungie cords, and canvas finger straps connected to the end of the cord with electric tape. the connection between the tennis ball and bungie cord was ..."
"hey! first off i want to say "hi" to all the people on this site, i have been looking on here for about a month now, and found it most informing.And also, I KNOW FIRE-BREATHING IS DANGE..."
Posted: by roach
Views: 3401 Replies: 19
"I am new to poi and I would like to make a trade for poi DVDs and toys that you don't use anymore. I have herbs, extracts, and seeds for trade. Check out ethnogarden.com and naturaluniv..."
Last Reply: by simta
Views: 806 Replies: 3
"hey everyone,as part of my A-level in sociology my class is putting on a sociology confrence and i was wondering if there was anyone in the midlands or surrounding areas that might be a..."
"I have a lady from the Barefoot Festival asking me if I can find her a hoop performer for the festival. The dates of the festival are 1-3 August 2008. The location is Barrow-upon-Soar i..."
"Alright chaps. Another one for the technophiles out there My girlfriends computer (running Vista) recently stopped booting up. After trying everything I knew, including system restore, ..."
Posted: by Mucky Last Reply: by Mucky
Views: 929 Replies: 4
"Hey, I thought it'd be a good idea to start up a thread specifically for people to help or get help finding other threads. A lot of you folks have been around long enough that you migh..."
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 1079 Replies: 3
"hi. i don't usually say much on here, i'm a quiet observer, but i recently had a bad injury so i am looking for words of wisdom. 3 months ago i broke my left arm in 5 places and now i ..."
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 1356 Replies: 6
"Me and my friend spin fire every once and awhile, and we keep our equipment in a small cooler with the fuel and fuel tin. My friend was keeping the cooler in her car and I guess the ker..."
Posted: by lewiss
Views: 1112 Replies: 4
"heyhey.firstly, I've been 'poiing' for a while now and getting really in to it.I've started using L.E.D. poi at night now, but am finding they're twisting and getting tangled up all the..."
Posted: by Puk
Views: 1263 Replies: 3
"My flexibilty (lack of ) is getting and really putting my abilties back . Can Anybody surgest good stretching exercises . "
Posted: by CERA Last Reply: by Richee
Views: 3519 Replies: 17
" Hi im doing some research on fire art for a course im doing, can anybody take the time to answer some questions for me?Thanks guys! Questionnaire : Fire DancingGender?How old are yo..."
" I just signed up for an acct on here a couple minutes ago after buying a couple things from here. I purchased the monkey fist fire poi set yesterday, and I just purchased the Knock ..."
Posted: by squid
Views: 7259 Replies: 28
"everything I have seen regarding Oggz is positive. however, I am torn between those and the FlowPoi Duo. Does anyone have a preference between the two?Oggz+ soft shell+ its rounded sh..."
Posted: by Yakumo
Views: 1670 Replies: 5
"All the picture links on the thumbnails at the top of the page are broken atm :eg :http://www.homeofpoi.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=17505Code:Fatal error: Cannot redeclare senddosem..."
Posted: by Geeza
Views: 1464 Replies: 6
"Its not really a problem but its been annoying me ever since i used the forums.I never remember a password because i am usually not on a pc that is mine. So i read threads then reply t..."
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 1337 Replies: 15
"I'm coming down on the coach next week, with the plan to look round, try and find a place to live, and a job.. Then hopefully I can nip back up north, and my Daddy's giving me a lift ba..."
Posted: by ReivaX
Views: 1552 Replies: 7
"what is a proper way to do that? hitting them on the ground would actually shorten the life of the poi, wouldn't it?"
Posted: by ReivaX Last Reply: by natasqi
Views: 1721 Replies: 14
"hi, i'm wondering if any of you guys knew a school of something like that where you could actually study poi proffessionaly? i just feel so good with them, make me feel alive!i'm sorry ..."
Last Reply: by feeb
Views: 1883 Replies: 12
"I've got a set of aerotech globalls at home, but accidently stepped on the charger. You can't seem to buy these anymore, so I was wondering if anyone has a spare charger that they don't..."
Posted: by ReivaX Last Reply: by ReivaX
Views: 1560 Replies: 9
"Hello, i'm thinking of buying this Poi through the site and i was wondering if it is a good thing, asking for advice, tgood and bad things with it...i know there is some expression abou..."
"ok.. i've been lurking in the fire jam out of control thread trying to find a solution for being able to start a meet, and searched for possible answers.. a few of us meet in the local..."
Last Reply: by 0ni
Views: 2702 Replies: 14
"Hi,I'm moving to Spain and I don't know how to look for parafin for my fire poi... I went to South America at Xmas and all I seemed to be offered was Rhum! LOL! But true... Hence I need..."
Last Reply: by Gidg
Views: 2049 Replies: 20
"In PDX we have our fire jam every first and third Sunday. and it is one of the best things that has ever happened to me, and many of the people I dance with. Over the past months, les..."
Last Reply: by Fearpig
Views: 847 Replies: 2
"Do I have to get the flame effects license in order to do large outside venues"
Posted: by Mynci Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 2001 Replies: 11
"Hi everyoneOK I was recently trying to setup my home network and in the process of setting up my new network drive 1 of my PC's has now gone kaput and won't connect to the internet.My o..."
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 1134 Replies: 6
"Hi u all!!!going to US next week, Archana and me fly in via PHIL, staying ca 3weeks , we want to take our firetoys... pois, fans, ropes...does anyone have experience entering US with th..."
Last Reply: by FatGuru
Views: 1090 Replies: 4
"My name is Nick and I am nineteen years old. I have been spinning fire poi for three years now. I would like any advice on joining a fire crew or starting my own. There aren't many fell..."
"nullnullHi my is Sean. I have been doing fire shows for eleven years now.I come from South Africa right now and I am 28 years old. I have a daughter back home. I am travelling in Switze..."
Posted: by Birgit Last Reply: by Birgit
Views: 1145 Replies: 3
"Hi all,as recently posted I'm planning to go once round the planet early next year. I'm just registering on couchsurfing to find some nice accomodation on the way. If any of you who kno..."
Last Reply: by Ade
Views: 5378 Replies: 39
"I would like to commission a picture, It would take a moderate amount of know how. Please Let me know if your up for the challenge.....i miss photoshop "
"hello all you londonersas some of you may be aware, later this week im beginning a bit of a trip around the world.. 10 days in japan, then 4.5 months in the UK and europe, followed by s..."
"So every time I try and add audio to a movie file i've been working on in WMM it crashes to desktop, no explanation. I've been trying mp3 files and no luck. Anyone else have similar tro..."
Posted: by tennis
Views: 1592 Replies: 8
"Hello all just a quick question. My e~mail address has changed and i want to change it on my profile thing but i don't know how. anyone?"
Last Reply: by squid
Views: 984 Replies: 3
"are there any poi schools in the US? i found a really awsome one in Montezuma, Costa Rica but im afraid to travel that far alone since i have never really traveled. i have tried the mee..."
"about to buy my first fire staff,wondering if theres any downside to getting a staff that breaks down for transport?i imagine having a 3 piece is good because i can not only travel with..."
Last Reply: by BorisHH
Views: 1064 Replies: 3
"Hi all!I am going to write my thesis (in psychology) about poi in psychotherapy. By now i am doing research in wheather there has already been somebody with the same idea who already pr..."
"I got my gf interested in poi poi and she wants me to teach her . I have got Practice poi, Glow poi, Fire poi but im not letting her near them lol so any ideas help?"
"Hey guys!My laptop is not a happy bunny. Is there anyone out there who can help me?A couple of days ago, I realised that the keyboard was not working when I tried to type things in fire..."
Posted: by BMW
Views: 3440 Replies: 6
"Hi all, i am new (my name is ben.... HI!! ) and have been using HoP for staff lessons for a while... but for some reason i have never joined the forums . Im about to light up my staf..."
"alright there are kinda simmilar threads but not to the point i wanna get to. i lost my fire cherry just last firday and since then i have had prolly a dozen burn sessions. i am a junki..."
Last Reply: by Gnor
Views: 1112 Replies: 6
"Just a question, does anyone know where I can get some of the big red shiny flags on the March page of the HOP calender? They're gorgeous and huge, and I don't think they're from the HO..."
"Okay.. some of you know, not long back I got back to England after along trip overseas. I've not really got a job yet, I'm back with my parents temporarily, living in their house and wo..."
Posted: by Kieron Last Reply: by Fearpig
Views: 1386 Replies: 2
"This is entirely unrelated to circus arts beyond the fact I spin but theres been other topics in here just as unrelated so hopefully it's ok. In two weeks my dissertation on flexible wo..."