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originalsmit
SILVER Member since Aug 2003

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Location: nottingham, england. cornwall ...

Total posts: 469
Posted:I have a a cunning plan its like this poi round the world thingy, ive started doing poi in my lunchbreaks at nottingham castle, and people start throwing money at me, i didnt think i was that good, i may be wrong.
so the idea is on jan the first to leave with my mate jordan and his bongos and poi round europe, i figure i can earn enough on the streets of one capital city to get to the next one, with fire and all that, oh yeah i constructed an evil set of fire poi this morning, half chain leading to half flammable rope wick leading to 4 inch heads.
freinds are on a parafin hunt now so i should be able to try after i get used to the weight for an hour or two.
yeah so all you people in paris brussels berlin madrid etc etc keep an eye out for me as of that date, ill be keeping a record and ill see if i can put it up on my website....which i dont have yet.
i basically plan to see how far two men two poi and a set of bongos can go on their own steam.
china?
passage to the states?
we will see.
anyone else tried this? how did it go.
smit


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nightsdarkchild


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Location: relocated to the crowded isola...

Total posts: 84
Posted:good luck! i wish i had the curage for such an adventure.

we could live beside the ocean leave the fire behind
swim out past the breakers watch the world die

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Itsgottab


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Location: NZ

Total posts: 244
Posted:young man may your trip be a pleasure and inspire a band of merry poi spinning tramps across our beautiful lands. bye bye

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Benjamin


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Location: Louisville, KY

Total posts: 39
Posted:If you make it to the states, you have a place to stay in Louisville, KY... as long as you'll let me come out to play with you. Best of luck to you, and I hope I get a chance to try that some day.

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Ajtag


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Location: nottingham

Total posts: 445
Posted:hey yr spinning in the castle at lunch.... il come find you... at lunch... see you then..

for parrafin stones on mansfield is my supplier not too bad about 3 for 4 liters + can.

i will bring you some when i come down as i have loads at the mo...


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Enjoy - A

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Ajtag

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Location: nottingham

Total posts: 445
Posted:hey i couldnt find you....

There are 10 types of people, those who understand binary and those who dont.
Enjoy - A

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originalsmit
SILVER Member since Aug 2003

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Location: nottingham, england. cornwall ...

Total posts: 469
Posted:sorry dude, be online still, please i could do with someone to message while im still at work, like i say 4 o'clock tomorrow is good i will DEFINITLY BE THERE.

CHEERS FOR NOW


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Rixatrix
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rixatrix

paranoid of gov't conspiracies
Location: USA

Total posts: 217
Posted:good luck on your trip! you have to keep us posted on how it went when you get back or whenever!

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telic


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Total posts: 940
Posted:Good luck! Sounds like fun. You'll make many friends along the way, I'm sure. Be sure to come say hi if you pass through New York. ^^

E pluribus unum, baby.

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Cyberstar


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Location: Nottingham

Total posts: 5
Posted:Have fun

CyberStar :love:

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Astar


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Location: Nova Scotia, Canada.

Total posts: 1591
Posted:The only problem I see with those wicks is it sounds like a lot more weight on kevlar rope then typical fire ropes/fire snakes. So they are more likely to snap after they start to burn down. Just make sure you inspect the rope a lot and replace it if you feel it's not safe.

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Matthew B-M

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Location: East London Wilds

Total posts: 605
Posted:I haven't noticed any problems with my fire ropes (though I've only spun them a few times), which sound pretty similar. I have a smallish knot at the top, 15"(380mm) of rope, and then a 2 finger monkeyfist. The whole lot is made out of one piece of 5/8"(19mm) diameter rope. They last around 5 mins, and air-wrap beautifully.

Luv 'n' Lemons
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Forau


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Location: EIndhoven, Holland

Total posts: 81
Posted:Hehe, sounds like baldrick from black adder "the cunning plan".
It is a good idea, only I think I should have some backup money just in case.

Succes!


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