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"Hey!I've just moved to Copenhagen in Denmark, and will be here for the next 5 months - wondering if anyone knows about the fire community here, and if there is anywhere I can buy some g..."
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"Could anyone offer advice on how to do the sticthing part of making your own cathedral poi? Possibly a link that explains how to stitch. I'm not sure how much kevlar thread I would need..."
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"its either the best find ever or ....not lmaoive been reading up (but theres not alot of info on it because its new so it comes across) Apparently its the same as colemans fuel but slig..."
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" As anyone who has read Pounce's intro thread knows, there is a beautiful (some would say sick and perverted) relationship blossoming between her and several of the other people who p..."
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"HiI am a beginner user of fire poi's and so far I have been using Kero for the fuel.I have a few questions that I hope some of you might be able to help with...I will be travelling with..."
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""Someone who asks is a fool for a moment. Someone who never asks is a fool forever" ~unknownHello, I'm doing the tutorials on Fire Eating and wanted to open this thread for an..."
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"Hi!I've been learning Fans on and off for around a month (Uni term has been restricting my time) but now we're on holiday I can invest much more time.Problem is, I can only practice mov..."
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"Hello I am interested in learning poi but I dont learn well from reading and watching videos. Im in NYC, where can i see or meet with people that can show me some?"
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"I'm looking into ordering my first set of fire poi. I've been doing a lot of research on fire safety so I can be prepared. I'm definitely not going to be irresponsible about this. Along..."
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"Hi, so first off sorry if this is in the wrong section, I wasn't to sure where it should go and i'm looking for help/advice.So quite recently my left shoulder has been causing some disc..."
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"Im rather new to staff, and my friend gave me her old one. its 4"7" and i am 4"11". i want to order a new staff that is lighter, considering im a begginer. what woul..."
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"Hi all. i am trying to get an idea of how long u can let your poi sit after being spun off and still get a good burn to minimize time off stage because i use three different types of fi..."
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"Ok so I know that I am the fire eating instructor as of now so its odd that i'm the one with this question but here it goes...I've always been one to let my tools cool for a few minutes..."
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"hi everyone. Iv started doing fire eating recently but still just learning the basics and getting used to it for now. When i start adding it to my routine is it dangerous to do it aft..."
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"Hi everyone =) I was wondering what fuel you find best for fire eating. I currently am using Coleman's Kerosene, but I am not happy with it. It makes a lot of black smoke and smells bad..."
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"I may be taking a trip in december, via air plane. I was wondering if you can check a fire staff as luggage or if I will need to mail it UPS."
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"ok, you kno those peepl who tie the photons on a string and spin em..? wat kinda string do you use and how do you tie it on? i need help...email meeh if yooh have some answerz or sugges..."
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"Hi I am a long time fire eater who is trying to get into club manipulation but I can not seem to find anything at all anywhere to help me learn tricks my friends tell me just to learn p..."
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"I'm a bit new to poi and I want to learn more. I am confident enough to begin using fire but I'd like to learn more from someone decent as well as find someone or a place in the Philad..."
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"I put in: a pair of flowlights a pair of Crystal Case with Flowmass 3 metres of colecord a pair of 3mm Stainless Steel Oval Quicklinks a pair of N..."
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"Its just that i heard its really tough and ive ordered a nice long length of it,but how would i cut iti know to seal the end with a lighter but not how to cut"
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"Long story short i was messing around with unlit poi by the pool and one fell in. its soaked. tried soaking in fuel and re lighting but the burns only last a few seconds and they are ve..."
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"Hi I am wondering if it is possible to take my fire fans on a trip with me to Calagry. Id be flying so I wonder if it is possible to take them on the plane if they are in a bag and goin..."
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"my question is : dose the problem of my fire poi due to the weight of the chain?i just get my first set of fire poi,with oval twist chain,while the chain is hard to control,i mean when ..."
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"Ok, new new newbie here, as in I just made my first practice Poi today from shoe strings and bags of rice. I was out MAYBE 30 mins today spinning and i have a blister on my left index f..."
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"I ordered "Pack of Coloured Flame" and now I'm looking for pure methylated spirits in Germany.Someone told me that spirit is called Methanol, but I can't find it in a shop.Are..."
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"First of all, HEY! Howsit goin?Secondly, i'm looking for a pair of flowlights and i'm having trouble. I swear i've seen pictures of red and blue colored flowlights, like both red AND bl..."
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"i have crystal cases but their black not clear people tell me their dirty but there not the rubber is actually black and this makes my flowlights dimmer and its always wonders me if the..."
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"Im looking for a place to get cheap nomex gloves, Trick concepts and other sites have them for $30, which is more than I want to spend.Any help?"
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"Don't see it mentioned anywhere in the forums, though I'm sure someone has probably asked before. I practice with fluffy poi and/or the LED glow poi from the HoP store, and I notice tha..."
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"I'm looking into getting a new set of poi, and I was wondering if it would be better to go with a set of crystal poi with flowmass or the monkeyfists with pro cords.I'm currently using ..."
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"i perform in body Paint a good two to three times a week. which as you can imagine reaks havoc on my skin. it sucks. anyone know of some body paint that isnt going to turn me and my co-..."
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"How do you clean the wicks on a staff? I know they will just get dirty again on the next burn, but im tired of my hands turning black when i touch the wicks."
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"I'm in the process of crocheting a pair of poi with a pattern I found online. I'm a bit reticent, though, when it comes to using it, since the length of the "rope" seems a bit..."
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"Question: Anyone here from Victoria that can sell me some Kevlar ? hmm hmm ? huh ?"
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"I want to learn fire painting (rubbing a flame along someones arm, or at least the perception). How do you do it?"
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"What do people generally do when they have their first spin with actual fire? Do they just do random tricks to kill a decent amount of time or do they create a routine and just practice..."
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"Im just starting out and am learning with out fire...But I have some questions for when I am ready to light up (fire staff):1) What is the proper procedure for lighting up? How do you g..."
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"Hi Guys,I am currently putting on a Moulin Rouge themed, variety show in the centre of Birmingham Uk,it is sure to be a vibrant event, and i am looking for a few people who would be ava..."
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"All right guys... I am building a stage for fire performing, and I was wondering if any one had any input on thompson's water seal vs polyurethane to seal it. I wasn't sure if either mi..."
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"I'm at some confusion at the moment, I'm looking at going for a burn tonight but would I be allowed to spin my fire poi (alight) on a common? Or would there be some sort of odd legality..."
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"Hi all,I am in urgent need of some help here. I am blind and performing is what puts food in my stomach and feeds my dog. Today after I had finished performing and was drining some tea ..."
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"i wanted to know if u can catch fire or have blow backs with paraffin lamp oil like u have with camp flue plz if u really know give me a step by step"
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"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f63ysauq9lkAround 1.49 she brings the torches behind her back and seemingly burns off whatever is holding her corset together and it drops off without any..."
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"There are some stains on my MB contact ballWould like know is it ok to use alcohol swab to remove the stain?I'm afraid if I use it, the alcohol might remove that shinny surface of the b..."
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"So, I'm trying to find a good priced, well made fire yoyo for my friend who is amazeing! at yoyo, I've had some leads on line but I thought I would check and see if any body has owned o..."
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"Anyone know where I can get a Fire Yoyo? Looked in the shop here and didnt see any.Spotted a normal one in a shop today and thought its been years since Ive seen one of them. I had ..."
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"OK, I know there has been a few threads on this subject but its been a few years now...Glow staffs for Contact moves... which is best!?AeroTech, Concentrate and Flow Toys seem to be in ..."
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"I was wondering if someone here could point me to a resource that explains the different terminology in poi (ie: reels, planes, beats and whatnot). I've tried googling but I'm not comin..."
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"hey all, headin out to ibiza in a couple of days, and been asked to do a show with my fire group in a hotel while we out there ...prob is we spossed to perform the night we arrive and ..."
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