Login/Join to Participate " I really want to learn fire fans so:a) what's the difference between fixed and folding fans? b) which are easier to use? c) as I like the fact you can 'flick' folding fans open but I li..." Posted: 14th Sep 2004 by JakBJC Last Reply: 22nd Nov 2007 by A_M_C Views: 10193 Replies: 26 " Hi!Just wanted to find out the fav tricks of all you HoPers. Mine's Dancers leap. Yours??? " Last Reply: 9th Nov 2007 by poxe679 Views: 2534 Replies: 18 " hay my freind has been doing what he called flail sticks??? any one help me he explained it as norm staff with chains on the end can any one shed some light on a proper or popular name ..." " i has a brand new toy a scythe is the thing that the grim reaper has with the curved blade. my one has wicking instead of a blade. funnily enough, it still cuts grass despite not havin..." Posted: 24th Aug 2005 by Seb Last Reply: 25th Oct 2007 by farren Views: 3667 Replies: 5 " Hey there wonderful DIY people, I've been looking of late to find instructions on making bits of circus equipment, flags, regular poi, juggling balls, rola bola and staff excluded. Espe..." Last Reply: 24th Oct 2007 by [Nx?] Views: 2687 Replies: 8 " I just saw the neatest move at Atlantic City yesterday while scouting out a place for the Sands demo and was curious to ask some questions before I tried it out. It was a rather slick l..." Last Reply: 20th Oct 2007 by FireTom Views: 3902 Replies: 15 " Well I got myself a new toy... and it's so immensely beautiful that it will kill some of my spinning time.But let's start at the beginning. Last year that dRedlocked dude, named Danny c..." Last Reply: 26th Sep 2007 by Brenn Views: 2892 Replies: 20 " For those of you who can't follow the equation above, suffice it to say the answer is...New Fans + Overzealous Poi Player = Disaster Waiting to HappenCongrats if you actually got the an..." " I'm sure some of you have heard of this guy, i hadn't before today so check this guy out." " jumblymambas are a new universal juggling tool details of how to make them are avalible free through the jumblymamba website" " i've been juggling three short fire sticks 52cms both ends burning for 4 years can't find anyone to pass with also i juggle three fire jumblymambas ,,that's nine flames " " So, I'm curious. Rumor keeps catching me on the wind (since I supposedly know someone who invented whatever the heck this is), and it's driving me mad. It's said to be a variation on co..." Last Reply: 12th Sep 2007 by Brenn Views: 1316 Replies: 9 " OK, after some seriously extensive searching I couldn't find anything on this.I want to buy some fire fans. I have never used fire fans before, and I don't know anyone with a pair, so..." Posted: 1st Sep 2007 by Hypnos Last Reply: 5th Sep 2007 by Cyricx Views: 971 Replies: 2 " HeyNew to the site really, just have a few questions on the fire footbags (ignoring the brand name its always been hacky to me). Ive read through the other topics so I apologise if ther..." Posted: 6th Aug 2005 by Alfred Views: 5002 Replies: 25 " How does one suspend a wick with thin wire?Does the wick have to be round?do you use a swivel?Does the wire heat up?What kind of wire is the best?and what wick size?and how long should ..." " heya i've just made some new toys and i have no idea what they're called .. they're similar to meteors but have a handle in the middle .. similar to staff, but between the handle and t..." Posted: 22nd Sep 2003 by tiggy Views: 2932 Replies: 13 " ive been doing alots of fire breathing but have only worked with this on fire staffs im soon gonna be getting some fire breathing clubs. so if any one no some good moves that could be u..." " Something I found to be a trip is a 3 dimentional Cube with 8 balls of fire. Ill show you a pic when I do 20 posts. 8 steel elbows connecting to 12 3ft 1\2" Schedual 40 PVC piping. Its ..." Last Reply: 29th Aug 2007 by Dragn Views: 16498 Replies: 30 " I've been thinking about constructing a Samoan Fire Knife using modern methods and trying it out as opposed to normal long staff.Original:New:Does anyone here have experience with Samoa..." Posted: 24th Jul 2007 by Will_p Views: 2408 Replies: 17 " HiI want to get some fire poi, and i dont know what type to get!Im a 19 year old male and still relatively new to the sport and currently spin with both ball and tailed poi and Im look..." Posted: 1st Aug 2007 by Fefnir Last Reply: 1st Aug 2007 by Fefnir Views: 1246 Replies: 2 " I've seen a hand full of pictures of this, but I have no idea what it is exactly. Anyone care to enlighten me?" " I've been doing poi for a while now and have just got in to doing double poi, (two poi in EACH hand) and so far have only been able cope with simple moves and just wondered how far othe..." Posted: 13th Sep 2004 by JakBJC Views: 18481 Replies: 77 " I bought a pair about 2 and a half weeks ago. I was just trying to see if anybody else owned a pair???If you dont know what powerisers are: they are stilts about 1 foot high with a flat..." Posted: 24th Jul 2007 by Adept Views: 1886 Replies: 0 " I've been cigar box juggling for about a year and a half now and as of yet I have to meet anyone that can teach me any tricks. This isn't to say that I'm especially good, just that the..." Posted: 28th Feb 2005 by likwid Views: 6256 Replies: 47 " anyone? they look like alot of fun and i'm just wanting some input from people who either have a pair or have used 'em before..thanks " Posted: 25th Sep 2005 by ShawnF Last Reply: 4th Jul 2007 by Mynci Views: 3152 Replies: 12 " Ok, I've posted before on cross-over between yo-yoing and poi, but there's quite a bit to the little things in general. To start things off.. some links: Guy Heathcote's Yo-yo Notes - ..." " Idea: Put everything you could ever need to know to start freestyle nunchaku in one place!1) What is freestyle nunchaku?Nunchaku are weapons, made famous by Bruce Lee and the teenage mu..." " http://www.dumpalink.com/media/1152175182/Cirque_Du_Soleil_Diablosno description needed wonderfull performance with diablos" Last Reply: 21st Jun 2007 by FireTom Views: 27600 Replies: 106 " would it be possible for me to put kevlar rope onto a cheap samuri sword and pull off a cool fire sword effect? if so how do i go about attaching the rope to the sword?im thinking this ..." " I need help learning wrist-wraps with nunchaku - none of the tutorials I can find have a video that goes slow enough (I'd like to learn so that I can keep them going continuously" Last Reply: 16th Jun 2007 by skits Views: 2259 Replies: 4 " does anyone know any good hooping sites?" " Hi all,I was wondering who on this forum does or can do flair bartending. Do you have any hints, tips, encouragement etc. you might be able to pass on?To illustrate where I am now; I ac..." " Whats the best way to do this? I'm using 1/2 inch think kevlar rope and I'm wondering what's the most secure way to tie them off. String? Knot? Metal?" Last Reply: 23rd May 2007 by Yakumo Views: 2006 Replies: 19 " so I emailed my local fire chief to see if I'd need a permit to dance with fire in public areas. I explained poi and fans very well but the response I got wasn't very helpful... "You do..." Last Reply: 21st May 2007 by Twiggy Views: 1727 Replies: 16 " A new hobbie for the summer months. It's not poi it's not skating, it's...... SKATEPOIIt's double the funAnybody else tried/want to try this?" " I've already bought some Fabric poi and since everyone seems to say that sock poi are amazing, I thought I'd get myself a pair of them as well.However, I'm slightly confused about what ..." Posted: 3rd Apr 2007 by k8et Views: 2276 Replies: 20 " (I DID search and posted to another flag thread but it's really on the wrong board, social chat, so no one replied.)so, i ordered a set of flags from here. (HOP) I was really looking fo..." " What do you think about flying poi? Flying Poi on Youtube" " How much cord should I buy for 2-foot braided wicks? I'm doing that 4-braid thing and putting them on some fans. How much cord do I need for the braids to come out to 2 feet?" Last Reply: 13th May 2007 by Brenn Views: 2617 Replies: 21 " Ok, I'm a newbie...(shut up!) and I have a weird set of handles on my fans. They're a d-shape handle and I suspect they're for show instead of actual fire work, although they've got the..." Last Reply: 6th May 2007 by [Nx?] Views: 7890 Replies: 42 " i went to the circus yesterday, and saw a guy juggling 9 balls, can anyone on here juggle that many balls, or more?? and how long did it take people to learn to juggle however many ball..." " hey! i was just wonderin on constructing my own rope dart for fire spinning! my mate has let me used hisbut i wish to make my own! any help would be very much appreciated!?" " Hi, I need some help! I am running an event in Bristol on 29th April and I have been let down by the flair bartender we had booked. Does anyone do or does anyone know anyone who is good..." Posted: 18th Aug 2005 by K8e Last Reply: 12th Apr 2007 by Mynci Views: 1425 Replies: 7 " Hey does anyone here do fire skipping? It sounds like fun, anyone got any pictures or info on it?" Posted: 2nd Mar 2007 by tatjna Last Reply: 10th Apr 2007 by tatjna Views: 1546 Replies: 7 " Hi people. Firstly, this is my first post here - searched the topics and couldn't find anything that answered my question. But I figure there are enough hoopers in here that someone w..." Last Reply: 8th Apr 2007 by Skatto Views: 11949 Replies: 9 " Havent heard much about Diablos aroud here! Anyone know any good websites with easy to follow tricks?? Can do a few moves but just bought a new diablo and wanna make it worthwhile!Che..." Posted: 8th Dec 2006 by frer3 Views: 1652 Replies: 16 " Would someone please help me out by posting some beginner tricks?" Last Reply: 27th Mar 2007 by marco Views: 3193 Replies: 4 " So, I had this odd idea, about fire fingers. If from each finger there was a cord of some kind, a tiny ballchain would suffice so woudl something else of some kind of suitable metal. An..." " just wondering if anybody knows ewhere i can get decent quality modelling balloons without the hefty price tag? i'm just getting into modelling and it's so much fun, but i'm getting fe..." " Just a place for myself and other VJs to throw ideas around, post links etc."