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"sorry, i know people've talked about these moves before - I've looked in the search function, but it's still damn confusing figuring these moves out.Buzzsaw's and isolations are differe..."
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"I have discussed this idea with NYC before and was wondering if anyone has ever tried wrapping on inanimate objects(or even better,on inanimate people) while they were spinning.If so wh..."
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"THE WEAVE - - MEOH YEAH... POING POING POINGI can now weave.... perfect 3 beat weave oh yeah Who's the man... weave me up baby....YYYYYEEEE..."
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"Does anyone have any 4 poi moves? I can do a figure eight with all them crossing in the midle and a figure eight mexican wave type thing. But I need help... Does anyone know how to do a..."
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"just curious to where you spin...do u spin poi or glowsticks...the reason i ask is cause im on long island but i spin at alot of clubs in nyc...always glowsticks though"
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"how do you sort of (how the hell do i describe it) come out of butterfly into another move? what can you easily spin into after it? (apart from into backward weave which i find fairly u..."
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"Seems like a logical thing to do, why jump striaght into 4 when you could build up with 3. I'm picturing some cool things, though I don't know if any are possible. Just thought I'd se..."
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"RESULT... YAY.... *poing*go me... go me... go me...for those slow on the uptake, I managed to crack the OHB last night, and a BTB one as well.. still can't weave though.. grrrrrrrrr"
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"I've got the hang of the alternate butterfly over the shoulders, but when i try to bring the low wave together into a butterfly in front and behind, I can't keep them from tangling. An..."
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"There is one move i dont get...I know how to do it and all that but I dont see the point of doing it...Tread the needle (TTN) .....for me looks like a butterfly....(but you move your ar..."
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"well i figured out a cool move. it involves a hammer.take a hammer, and start prying something really forcefully with the claw end. now let the claw accidentally slip out. if you have a..."
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"YAY!!!! I FINALLY LEARNED IT!!!!!!*does the happy dance of infinite joy*((now if only i can learn it forwards))"
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"i was reading some old post and im tryin to understand if its the same move that i do....if it is then cool, if not then i need a name of what im doing...ok, its pretty simple really, i..."
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"Hi its me again, you know, the one without a brain. Okay so what do you mean by 3 beats, 4 beats. See when i first saw it, i thought it was something to do with the beat of Trance or te..."
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"Hi there,I only got one question. Does anybody know any other places in the internet where i could get videos about poi to download?Like that videos from "Pk"... (by the way, pk that vi..."
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"ok its really simple but i think it looks really good...start with the regular foward weave ( this is gonna be difficult to explain..but ill try ) with the right hand, as its returning ..."
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"Looking for some new poi moves. I can do BTB forward and reverse 4 beat weaves. BTB butterfly forward and reverse. Butterfly forward and reverse (in front of body). The waves and we..."
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"Hi my name is Newbie and i have NO BRAIN!! Well you see, that explanation for the WEAVE move is not helping AT ALL!! I dont get it! So can some one give me a more simplified explanation..."
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"Hey Guys,I saw a couple of ppl on the Jsut learned a new move thread saying they just got the 'TTN fountain' Thread the Needle Fountain.I did a search, came up zip.as a weave variety f..."
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"Whilst in a poi-dimension last night I bumped into this move.....:While doing a 3 bt forwards weave, allow the chains/ropes etc to wrap around each other for atleast 2 extra beats, then..."
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"First of all, it is possible, right?I did a search, but I didnt find a clear answer to whether it is possible, without stopping a short moment each 360 degrees.When I try, I always end..."
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"Entirely irrelevant post, but I wanted to express my joy at finally (90% of my work on it came tonight, though) being able to consistently pull corkscrew and weave hyperloops. ..."
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"HeyThere are so much discussions about hundred beat weaves, hyperloops and whatever else (don't get me wrong, that's cool), but does anybody have some good advices on how swinging your ..."
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"Hey guys I read over Enigma's posting, but it hasn't helped much, the 1-2-3 weave on here looks simple enough, but I find that when I'm doing it, I get 1-3, and can't get that extra tur..."
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"Does anyone have simple yet impressive looking routines for me to try out. if not does anyone have any kind of routines that i could know of because i am tired of standing in one spot ..."
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"Hi I'm just messaging people who are learning 4 Poi Moves and wanting to know if any of you have found some tricks that you could share to help my vocabulary of 4 Poi Moves grow... Ummm..."
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"Can u do the basic hyperloop using ball chain? or does it have 2b done with somthin like shoe strings which can easily slide."
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"What do u guys use for a trasistion from a 3 beat weave into a 3 beat btb weave???"
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"hi im new 2 this... i can do a few moves but datz it i can do :fd/rev weavewindmillfountainwrapsand da stuff listed on homeofpoican sum1 gimme a lost of moves and how 2 do them? id real..."
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"I just learned it!! and my face hurts alot."
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"okay, so far i'm not quite sure what an air wrap is. it sounds like it's when one poi wraps around the chain/string of the other. and if that's it, how do you get out of it? sometimes w..."
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"Hi all. Can anyone help. I'm a bit of a novice but practise obsessively! I've got 'Art of Poi' which is a great help. I'm still having problems though. I can get into the 1 handed butte..."
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"That's about it really what is it? Tennis "
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"I need help with fluid motion in my combos. i have the hang of alot of moves, but just standing still doing your moves is boring. any advice on cool ways of moving around and not lookin..."
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"Everyone loves a giant butterfly.And loads of them are possible...can be done forwards, backwards, normal & split time BUT you can't turn with it easily when your arms are crossed i..."
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"I've been working on this move for quite a while and I still only manage to get about 3 or 4 beats of it . I havent seen anyone do it before but I know its possible. Its a BTB TTN ..."
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"I've been doing poi for about 2 years now, and have developed a number of throws. Some ranging from short throws to ones 20 feet or so into the air. Its taken almost a year to perfect,..."
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"I was practicing some btb stuff last night and pulled one of these, but it's in no way consistent..Anyone have any tips for pulling this off??? Also, what other variations are there on ..."
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"i just started spinnin and i have all the basics down pretty well, but i am having a hell of a time going from one move to another. i can always bring them back to my sides, so i dont ..."
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"Someone at a club once mentioned to me poi balls that shoot little bolts of static electricity as you spin them that he called "lightning poi".Does anyone know if these actually exist o..."
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"Is it possible for someone to list the moves in the art of poi video? That is, unless all the moves are covered in the lessons on the site. But if so, what would be the point of the v..."
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"I just started a few month ago and I saw this cool move a guy did in a party. He was in a weave and then he some how warped the poi together like a spiral and then it just unrolled like..."
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"Before the old timers jump in and kick my butt I DON"T want to turn this into which is better. (We've had some nasty fights between the ravers and the fire spinners and I DON"T want to..."
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"Just a quick question about butterflies. Wait, don't leave! Ok normal forward b-fly, left hand "leading" or on the bottom. The variation of this is to do it split time. But, what wo..."
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"Hey, this is kind of more of a glowsticking move because i don't know if you can do it with fire (not much experience with fire yet, only done it 5 times). I have a problem with this mo..."
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"Hi people....I have two questions for you all........and maybe you guys can give me something to do this holyday, beside for the eating, the sleepingand the everlasting Christmas piss u..."
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"These are wraps that are wraped and then let go of only to be caught by the hand that let it go. ie Fwd Arm Wrap Suicide: Wrap poi from right hand round left arm from under the arm ,wr..."
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"horizontal version of giant windmill were u stretch your arms out and spin around .fairly easy"
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"question for all of you. this is not technically a MOVE, but for myself, i find that it helps define HOW i move. surface area. what do you prefer? do you wear shoes, socks, barefoot, no..."
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"How do you keep the poi from hitting your head? (I'm just starting)"
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