Login/Join to Participate Last Reply: 18th Apr 2008 by squid Views: 1120 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: 13th Apr 2008 by BorisHH Views: 1291 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: 16th Oct 2007 by BMW Views: 3666 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: 8th Apr 2008 by Gnor Views: 1150 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: 31st Mar 2008 by Kieron Last Reply: 4th Apr 2008 by Fearpig Views: 1461 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..." " Hi guys!I'm getting a full arm cast removed on Thursday after getting a tiny hairline fracture and ligament damage.I believe I'll have to get physio (sp?) but I'm wondering has anyone a..." Posted: 3rd Apr 2008 by UCOF Views: 1140 Replies: 1 " Hi all,We (Hyperloop Hoops) were just contacted by a man from a tv company who needs a hula hooper for a few hours THIS SUNDAY (6th April).They said they were shooting a keep fit/ lose ..." Last Reply: 30th Mar 2008 by FireTom Views: 574 Replies: 1 " hey guys...im wondering what should burn better and longer...if i use 1m of 1.6mm or or 1/2m of 3.2mm thin wick...cheers for reply" Posted: 19th Mar 2008 by ATM4U Views: 945 Replies: 13 " Hi I am new to poi. I mean BRAND new, and I had a few quistions about the Rainbow LED POI set with nylon cords sold on this site. First with the mention of rainbow does that mean they c..." Posted: 21st Mar 2008 by LMSP Views: 894 Replies: 2 " I did a 2 searches and nothing came up so here I am.I thought it would be a good idea to have a thread where peole can share their wisdom and ask for help with fixing broken toys.I'll g..." Last Reply: 20th Mar 2008 by Gnor Views: 876 Replies: 7 " In video u can see what flags i mean. They are like real fire ))" Posted: 10th Feb 2004 by Looper Last Reply: 16th Mar 2008 by Nate Views: 5950 Replies: 11 " Very sorry to any particularly observant readers, i have already posted this in other toys, but thought this may be read quicker. I think i may buy my first unicycle, but actually have..." Last Reply: 14th Mar 2008 by Fearpig Views: 1471 Replies: 5 " Hi Folks,not sure if this is the right place to ask but i reckon you're all nuts enough to be able to help the girlfriend is off to a work party in april thats themed Pirates and wench..." Last Reply: 13th Mar 2008 by bluecat Views: 1745 Replies: 2 " HelloDoes anyone know Brian and Debbie Crisp who run the 'Poi Bus' and go to a lot of volkswagen events, to the bristol juggling festival and to the play festival?i need to contact bria..." Last Reply: 10th Mar 2008 by Pele Views: 4768 Replies: 4 " Hi was searching through the threads but could find no info on the history of breathing fire. A couple vague suggestions that it may have originated in Egypt or India but that was it.If..." Last Reply: 9th Mar 2008 by FireTom Views: 2272 Replies: 7 " allright i have done a lil research but how do ya'll recomend making wibbles i have heard have the"head" be about 2/3 heavier than the handle and i have heard equal wieghted. im sure it..." " ok, does anyone have public liability insurance for doing fire? If so who did you get it from? Torribles no longer do it Dixon Chalmers will only cover from Sept-Sept (which ..." " heya folks,a question, im spinning a fair while now using both sock poi and fire poi and as of late iv changed to using rope poi for practice, but im starting to notice my hands/skin ar..." " I am new to fire poi. I want to order a set, but it needs to be very light in weight. Does anyone have any Ideas or pictures of really bright and light in weight fire poi? Thanks" " Does anyone know of any shops in the Orange County or LA area?" Posted: 21st Feb 2008 by Mand Views: 1199 Replies: 1 " I'm having video/ computer issues that I'm hoping some lovely person might be able to spare a couple of minutes to help me with.I have a load of videos that I'd like to be able to put o..." Last Reply: 23rd Feb 2008 by Lurch Views: 3687 Replies: 28 " need lots of help on this one hoppers!!!!i found and downloaded a fractal animator............but i'm at a loss as to how to use it. i would love to make my own fractal animations so wh..." " So...if you are filing your taxes, and you don't make much at all but work full time and such, would you get more back saying someone will file you as a Dependant then saying no one is ..." Last Reply: 18th Feb 2008 by ferrous Views: 1160 Replies: 4 " i've done a search on this & i can't see anyone else having this issue. i assume most people aren't having this issue, because i've seen posts about people not being able to make or..." " The circus society at Derby uni that I am a member of has been approached to do a paid performance at a local bar it will be will be for several hours and involve probably between 3 and..." Last Reply: 12th Feb 2008 by Lurch Views: 1450 Replies: 10 " Hi, I can't find a topic that speaks specifcally about smelling of parafin, not trying to smuggle fire props, so I posted this... I'm going to Stockholm for a weekend with my Dad in 2 w..." Last Reply: 8th Feb 2008 by newgabe Views: 1331 Replies: 4 " Hi, I'm fairly new to all of this, I've been firebreathing for about 3 or 4 months now, and have been dabbling in staff spinning, and I've just been given a HoP fire staff for my 18th b..." Posted: 7th Feb 2008 by _G_ Views: 766 Replies: 0 " Hi guysI have a few things to do which necessitate me spending a few days in London. Perfect excuse to do some spinning I thought and hopefully meet up with a few people.I'm currently ..." " So I've been searching the depths of the universe for any type of glowstick instructional site for two days now, ever since my friend Nathan did his glowstick dance for me and it blew m..." " for contact juggling can you use any juggling ball or does it have to be specific" Last Reply: 1st Feb 2008 by yyylana Views: 1296 Replies: 11 " I have an interesting problem when measuring myself for my poi length so i can buy my new poi i discovered that the length i should get (wrist to upper arm) does not take in to account ..." Last Reply: 29th Jan 2008 by ferrous Views: 1343 Replies: 5 " i know that a lot of poi spinners/jugglers/contact jugglers etc are usually friendly & willing to help out any new starters who are keen to learn. i'm wondering if this extends to h..." Last Reply: 22nd Jan 2008 by Brenn Views: 1106 Replies: 1 " How many posts do you need before you can write underneith your avatar? " Posted: 15th Nov 2004 by UCOF Last Reply: 18th Jan 2008 by ferrous Views: 8491 Replies: 29 " Right then..I thought that the other How do you listion to music and use poi? thread would be about this, but it turned out not to be....Right then..Now, we all know just how many "what..." Last Reply: 14th Jan 2008 by Yakumo Views: 1120 Replies: 7 " Is there anyone affiliated with HOP online right now? I'm kind of ticked.... and really would like to talk to someone if I can. Online tech support is closed... which kind of sucks beca..." " Hello ^.^I am looking to buy my very first REAL poi, I currently practice with weighted tennis balls in tube socks >.>I have heard so many things about the different pois, but the..." " Hi, I was trying to read numeric value from an excel file.I used the function "cell.getNumericCellValue()" to read the column. Some times the value is fetched correctly and some t..." Posted: 9th Jan 2008 by Brenn Last Reply: 13th Jan 2008 by Brenn Views: 2860 Replies: 4 " Argh, need assistance from some techy video people out there I recently installed adobe premiere 6.5 and all of a sudden some of my larger videos in any media player I play them through..." Last Reply: 13th Jan 2008 by Yakumo Views: 1628 Replies: 5 " Hey everyone, was wondering if anyone knows of any good programs that can completely erase the vocals of a song? I need to have backing music for a singing performance I'm doing in a fe..." Last Reply: 12th Jan 2008 by Fearpig Views: 2228 Replies: 11 " Hello can someone recommend where to get a really nice fire staff?I'm pretty choosy and have searched loads of sites with no luck so far. I'm after a double or triple (80mm wicks) burne..." " OK, So I'm looking to buy a staff for the purpose of Contact Spinning, and the best one seems to be the 3 piece staff on the 1st page. --> hereCan anybody give me some info about thi..." " I didn't see exactly what I wanted already....My poi have been very smoky over the last few months (3-4), and have been burning hot. My fuel has remained the same, the wicks have remai..." " hello i havent seen a post up for this so im going to ask it and hope that someone here can help me i got a pair of 26in weka fire poi (light and beginers fire poi may i add)in any case..." Posted: 20th Nov 2007 by Enkeli Views: 3936 Replies: 11 " I hope this isn't a repeat post, and sorry if it's in the wrong place!!I'm a bit worried!! I recently got some fire poi and want to spin them as part of my end-of-year project on Circus..."