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"little bit frustrating, everytime I do a show and the wind is to hard, I can't start the new oiled pows easily. can anybody help me with the knowledge about oil?oil that last a bit lon..."
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"i am puting a lot of posts up here but i have lost o questions! weeewhere do i buy Aerotechs? i did a google search but NO RESULTS i feel like i can't use the internet properlyalso any ..."
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"I've seen several threads about fire gloves for catching poi heads or for putting out fire toys, but i was interested in pure performance gloves.Instead of having 'flame hands' i was le..."
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"im going to finalnd in a few weeks and would like to know what fule can i get when im there? because if im askin for one thing and its called another i will be screwd.thanks"
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"Hi everyone,I'm going to be heading to Beijing in mid-december to make an attempt at breaking the Guinness World Record for Highest Fire Breathe as a part of a Guinness Awards Ceremony ..."
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"If you're after making your own wooden peg stilts here's a nifty design. "
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"As for myself i only use pure non smoking lampoil. I have never tried anything else, so i guess this is also what i prefer to use /Zeke"
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"i had a search through and the existing threads weren't helpful on the construction side so...could anyone who has made or used fire fans please help me with ideas, problems they've enc..."
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"I recently bought one of the firetoys contact staffs, which is fantastic apart from the fact that the grip pulls out great chunks of my hair everytime I do neck rolls. Now I could reall..."
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"hi everyonei just made a pair of cathedral poi, now i need to make myself some weighted handles for them.i've seen some posts about using wooden balls, but ive tried a pair of those at ..."
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"Does anyone have a problem with ball chain getting rusty?We have never had any problem with chain, or cable and ive left mine in some of the most undesirable places for metal and never ..."
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"I'm new and months away from being ready to light up, but I'm already pretty confused by the inconsistency of fuel safety information I find. The main fuel safety page linked to on the..."
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"Will not burning all the fuel off your fire poi heads ruin or damage them in any way?I was doing a burn with some monkey fist poi and this was their first time being lit on fire. I soak..."
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"I.e is there a way of making my flame red or blue.was wondering about putting something like food coloring in the fuel, sounds stupid i know but has anyone else seen it or tried anythin..."
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"My friend made us some of those fire orb things (I call them "poi orbs,") and used some pretty small gauge stainless steel wire. They work great, but unfortunately, even with very ging..."
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"I have heard tale of super bright led lights being used in glow/sock poi. I would love to get my hands on some of these!!! I saw a fellow at a burn this weekend who had some but i for..."
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"Hey guys!I am trying to do my own double pois and I was wondering, do you know what the distance should at least be between the handles and the first head? any ideas. If someone already..."
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"I bought a staff about 2 weeks ago or so, and have been spinning it. I have dropped it a few times, but nothing unusual, and two of the screws that hold the heads together have sheared ..."
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"I'm not sure this is the right forum as I dont post here often. Anyway I just moved to seattle from Oregon and was wondering if anyone can tell me anything about the laws involving poi ..."
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"im new to posting here, so hi everyone, and sorry for the boring content of this post!im sure this has already been posted somewhere, and i have looked, but couldnt find it!so......i ha..."
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"Hi to all there my first time here in your world. I practice the poi since one year learnde it in Ecuador where i saw some crazy techniques and of course really talented people. I'm l..."
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"Does anyone know where I can get paraffin on tap in Manchester? I know one place in Glastonbury, which is fine when I'm visiting the hippies but I could do with finding somewhere in Ma..."
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"Afternoon all,I'm thinking of getting myself a PDA or Pocket PC some time soon so that I can re-program my HyperLights when I'm out at festivals 'n things. I need something with the fol..."
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"Is it possible to shorten ballchain? If so, is it difficult? By the way I mean shortening with pliers, not with wraps...Thanks"
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"I am on a scout trip this week as a leader, and the scouts seem to be mesmorised by the fire poi. anyway i want them to have a go so i made my own. &lbr;not the fire tough&rbr;I have ma..."
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"So im in a bit of a pickle here....i am how we say in the sane world a MAN,and im having a bit of trouble getting my poi stuff togheter and obtaining my decencyabout 2 weeks ago i final..."
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" Hey guys i love playing with my poi but am wanting to get into fire breathing my friend has tried to teach me but hes not a teacher haha can anyone help me out Nick New Zealand "
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"There have been a few posts recently about wicking and how it burns, so I wanted to quickly go over how wicks burn and the different factors that go into it.Volume and Surface AreaThere..."
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"Code128 asked me in another thread about white gas, which seems to be a US name for fuels with a low flashpoint and higher buring temperature than the kero and 440 special fuels I use h..."
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"For those of you who've built triple wickers- Assuming that you're wanting all the wicks to burn a similar length of time, have you found it necessary to make the wicks furthest from th..."
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"Has anyone tried to spin using glowsticks hooked onto the end of the keyrings that have a retractable cable?I suddenly realised that they'd be brilliant as they'd never get tangled up w..."
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"Any thoughts on what might happen if an unlit staff was thrown (in a burnoff fashion) into the flames of a lit staff doing a burnoff? Or evan just burning off two staff simultaneously? ..."
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"There is always a bit of hassle involved with lighters or tea lights or matches or campfires or whatever else you might use to set light you your poi/staff etc.What I am proposing would..."
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"Hiya, Sorry if this has been asked before, But I am considering buying some fire poi of my very own due to becoming addicted to fire recently. Unfortunately I do not know what is safest..."
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"hi everyone, i live in hong kong (back from uni in UK for summer) and have only been able to find methylated spirits to spin with. seems to be alright, if a bit weak. i finally got my h..."
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"Now I know that there have been plenty of posts about dangers of fire breathing, and I have done a search etc here for fuels...but I was just wondering if anyone had come up with a good..."
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"recently during a science lesson we were burning vegtable oil and my friend made the mistake of splahing some water onto it the results were massive flames and i had an idea! what if yo..."
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"So I've done a couple of fire sessions recently (i've finally managed to get the photos on the net (www.myspace.com/mepheisto) i only built the site today so don't judge me harshly! ) ..."
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"this must be on here somewhere but just in case it isn't; get your lightballs, get some white socks (cheap asda ones do me fine 99p for 5 pairs!) put balls in ends, tie knot, away you g..."
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"How do you finish off a burn to make the wicks last longer? Are you suppose to dunk them in paraffin again and then squeeze them out or just leave them and not re-dunk?"
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"Can anyone think of a sport that has similar movements to double staff spinning? eg. waving the arms all over, twisting alot and pumping hands open and closed? (yeah great description i..."
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"Don't know if this has been posted here before, but it should be enshrined in everyone's bookmark list.International fuel name equivalents This is originally intended for backpacking st..."
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"I read the v useful coloured-flame spinning FAQ which tells me all the things I need to know (thanks for that)I still have a problem though:Where do you actually buy this stuff?? I went..."
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"ok, so ive searched loads and cant find anything on this -Obviously poi and meteor both have different tricks / possibilities, but ive been thinking if there were a way to link your (lo..."
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"I create a HWPFDocument out of an empty worddocument.But I cannot figure it how to create a new line/paragraph.I would really appreciate help.Thanks a lot."
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"Which is more technical, spinning fire, socks or glowsticks? Im asking this because ive recently been using all of them (fire only a few times) and glowsticks can do different things t..."
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