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Posted: by Dom
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"Welcome to HoP's social forum!The social forum is the place for chat and forms a large part of our open and friendly community. After all we can't just talk about poi and staff spinning..."
"I'm just getting back into my Open University studies after a years break for 'interrupted study' and i was wondering if there are any hoppers out there that are doing an OU course??I a..."
Last Reply: by Malcolm
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"I've been spinning with contact poi for a while and feel I finally deserve some decent LED poi but don't know which ones to get. Either pod poi or Emazing's new Epoi would have been my ..."
Posted: by MoyMoy
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"So we've been using lamp as fuel put have noticed we're having bodily allergic reactions to it. It's nothing serious but my chin starts to break out in zits after about 15mins and my hu..."
"Hey guys. Just want to pass on my V4's to someone looking to get into poi or wants this model on the cheap. I'm selling them on eBay at the link below. http://www.ebay.com/itm/152243338..."
"From Reuters: They are the latest in ongoing efforts in the airline industry to manage the use of lithium-ion batteries, which are known to combust and are used in many devices, from ph..."
"There are three manufacturers fighting over a single market segment.There are many segments and opportunities in the LED market. Some have more sales opportunities than others.The singl..."
"Boy Zone. This latest photo competition is one for the guys to enter. Sorry ladies, Only guys in the photos for this comp using any manipulation/flow products. For example Fire, LED, Ju..."
"Since 1998 we have had a discussion forum on HoP. It was a very active meeting place until Facebook came along. Last month we changed our server updating to the latest version of php an..."
Last Reply: by gita
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"this hasn't happened to me *yet* while it's on fire. but while practicing with the fire poi, i got nailed in the eye. and i collapsed on the floor because it was so painful.has this hap..."
Posted: by Rozy
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"Hi there my name is Rozy. I am fairly new to poi but I think I'm in love. It would be great to meet with some local folks and share ideas. I also had a chance to spin fire this past w..."
"I have been asked to teach poi spinning at a new dance studio and the owner is requesting that I have instructor insurance. I am having a very hard time finding coverage even if I expla..."
Last Reply: by Seye
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"Just had a quick question not sure if this is common. I'm fairly new to poi I've been spinning a little under two months. I've realized when I do close contact tricks such as spiral wra..."
"I am part looking for a suitable alternative to fire fans for inside performance. I have yet to come across an LED version. Does anyone have any recommendations for giving unlit fans a ..."
Last Reply: by klacek
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"I assume parks are out. What kind of places are usually good to go light up without legal issues getting in the way? I want to hang out with some friends and maybe burn for them in a co..."
"I have recently received a few cases of feedbacks on pod poi not turning on or intermittently turning on from my students (I am running a small poi academy). Rather than send back to Ho..."
"Someone who performs on the street is a street performer. Someone who does parlor tricks is called a magician. Someone who is ordained is called a Reverend, or Minister.Is there an offi..."
"Hello everyone,I was wondering if anyone had any experience using any of the following methods to remove excess fuel from fire poi and what your experience of using any of them are? i.e..."
Posted: by Belite Last Reply: by Malcolm
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"Any idea what these are called, or what a set of them would cost?https://www.facebook.com/matteopokerdj/videos/10153204129849915/"
Posted: by H4ck3d Last Reply: by H4ck3d
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"This year spinning theme is "back to the roots".Have your own? Share it!"
Posted: by BoA
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"Hi there,my Name is Nikolaj and im about to travel to Australia for 1 Year or More. Im a Poi Spinner for 3 1/2 Years now and i also do Contact Juggling for 1 and a Half year.Im interes..."
"hey guys I am planning to travel to Italy for this years EJC. it will be my first holiday in ten years and my first time traveling abroad ! I have sorted flights in to venice and entry..."
"So, I'm performing for the first time this summer, and I'm picking up some underpinnings for my costumes.So I have a question for the ladies who perform.. What do you wear? It's virtual..."
Posted: by grgrsr Last Reply: by darione
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"Hi Community,first post here :) Anyways, I was wondering what kind of methods you use practice, I bet there are many tricks out there. I have tried and put a round aerobie frisbee on th..."
"Hello there, i live in northern new jersey close to manhattan, i have not met people in jersey who spin props, and there are no spinning communities around here that i have found, so i ..."
"Wondering if there are any other spinners in Greece right now. I am currently living in a very remote place, so no chance to meet anyone.Peace xIrini"
"In a week or two, I get to stop wearing the stupid medical boot that's been stopping me from dancing and spinning. I'm excited about that, but I need to be sure to not re-injure myself...."
Posted: by Dunc Last Reply: by UCOF
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"You know in the older days, it used to be all about the Aussies doing their thing, the Europeans being all geeky, and the Americans going faster with less control. Things have certainly..."
"8 bit graphics arn't the best, but you could do anything you wanted if you could get into and re-program it.One of the presets under long exposure looks like fish swimming, other graphi..."
" Where do you go to spin? A park? A friends house? Certain festivals and if so which festivals are open to having spinners? Are there any places you would suggest not to go and spin? (..."
"I'm working a fire show in Nassau, Bahamas on New Years and trying to figure out if white gas (camp fuel) is available for purchase? Or if there's a safe way I can bring it via plane? I..."
Last Reply: by UCOF
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"Just curious, how do you guys view glowstringing?couple questions to focus/start off the discussion:Is glowstringing and poi one and the same or different? If it's different then how d..."
"I've got a question you might be able to help with- I'm asking here because I got chewed out and freaked on over at Dubai Tripadvisor. (Some of the regular posters there tend to get qui..."
"Hello Everyone,It is a struggle to find others who fire twirl regularly. There are no workshops or centres which others can meet. There are no classes for children or adults. We are rar..."
"Hi guys!I am writing a book and to spice things up I´d want to add some funny quotes.- John Doe is a presenter of a big tv show and famous for his witty remarks.- I would write similar..."
Last Reply: by Nikki5
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"Anyone on for meeting up and doing some poi.It seems a non existent pastime these days....Cheers,Merlyn"
"When you want to light your poi (Cathedral) for the first time, is there a demo video that shows the complete process?Is there a diagram that shows the poi wick and the best place to li..."
"Greetings HOP, my name is matt and I am an amateur fire breather. By amateur I mean that I haven't starting using real fuel(I heard paraffin is the best choice) I practice with water an..."
"im pretty muscular and I cant seem to do the moves taking more flexibility ( waist wraps ) like my arm muscles plus back muscles are in the way it wont go that far. Im wondering if anyo..."
"What does this mean?"Superrrr techie! Nice work though :)"Like when you use the word "tech" in reference to a poi performance?"
"Hey fellow Flow Artists,Here is an essay I wrote last year about the benefits of the Flow Arts. Feel free to leave any thoughts, experiences, ect. that you have.The Physical and Psychol..."
"Hi,My Name is Rik Hinton and i have started a fire spinning group in Vanuatu (south Pacific) if your Near or doing an around the world trip, come and stop by! The group do 8 shows a wee..."
"I am looking to find other people in the Glasgow area who can teach me poi. Or perhaps hang out and share tips skills. I am new to this and want to meet like minded folk near by?"
"Hi there! We are couple of advanced spinners searching for buddies in Aberdeen City (or nearby surroundings) who want to practise in the group and want to enjoying fellowship without th..."
"hello allI am new to this I have been spinning for around 7 months and I have my 1st show on in 2 weeks and It is a pirate them and I have no idea for music anyone got some suggestions ..."
"Just wondering guy n gals does anyone know of any licenses for performing to the public?"
Last Reply: by H4ck3d
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"Hi guys!I just tried to get on contact juggling.org and it's down. Does anyone know if that's permanent, if that happens more frequent and for how long it's been down?Thanks, Flo"
Posted: by Dri
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"Hello all! I'm writing a magazine article on poi - more specifically fire spinning. I was wondering if anyone had any interesting stories or vox pox that they'd like to post here in ord..."
"just want to get some feedback i am doing a fire show in a couple of weeksjust want to know what you guys reckon it is a pirate them arty but not to sure what kind of music to go with i..."
"Boing boing!We're looking for female performers for an event in Carlisle on the 23rd of November, specifically poi and hula hoop (fire) and also for a spot on stage with a DJ.We're base..."
"Hi all,Please note that this query is specific to UK.I was donated some fuel for fire breathing, which i have now exhausted and I need some more for a photoshoot I have coming up.. Cou..."