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flash fireBRONZE Member
Sporadically Prodigal
2,758 posts
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia


Posted:
With the continuing influx of new people (Big firey welcome to you all!) I guess it makes a lot of sense for us to have an official "getting to know you" type thread.
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Elders and Newbies alike, enter your details here and feel free to use/modify/disregard the format below:Name: flash fire (Sarah)Sex: female (remember, all possible smart responses to this question have already been done!)Age: 23Location: Sydney AustraliaURL: https://wickeffect.cjb.net/Toys:
all fire staff/double staff/double crossesBeen twirling for: about 4 yearsOccupation: corporate lackieHobbies other than obvious: reading, skiing, travelling, doofing, cruising in my Jeep!Favourite Colour: red Most viewed Movie: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory or The Doors.Favourite Quote/Saying: an ye harm none do as thou wilt.Best twirling related moment in life so far: I will have to think long and hard to answer.So, post away kiddies! and feel free to occasionally bump this thread to keep it at the top.flash------------------"she dances in a ring of fire and throws off the challenge with a shrug"[This message has been edited by flash fire (edited 29 June 2001).]

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erinmember
3 posts
Location: cincinnati, ohio united states


Posted:
NAME: ERINSEX: LADYAGE: 18ASTROLOGICALNESS: SAGITARRIUS--YES I'M THE CENTAR!RESIDENCE: CIN CITY, OHIOOCCUPATION: STUDENT AT OHIO UNIVERSITY IN ATHENS, OHIO TOYS: GLOWSTICKS. WANT TO TAKE ON FIRE, BUT IM NOT QUITE SURE HOW TO GET STARTED!SPINNING: 9 MONTHS, BUT HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO PRACTICE MUCH WITH THE START OF SCHOOLHOBBIES: MUSIC IS MY LIFE, DANCE, CONCERTS, WRITING, READING, ART AND JUST BEING SILLYFAVORITE COLOR: BLUE

swiftythefireguymember
61 posts
Location: abbotsford , bc canada


Posted:
swifty aka eric

dont ever ask me whta time it is ?where are we? or are we there yet? because the time is now!we here !and we wil never be there !


the streaking wombatmember
10 posts
Location: Los Angeles


Posted:
NAME: robertSEX: man-meatAGE: 21ASTROLOGICALNESS: capricornRESIDENCE: city of angels, baby (LA, CA)OCCUPATION: student at university of southern california, but soon to follow childhood dream of a massage careerTOYS: poi, learning staff, and craving devil stixSPINNING: since june, 01HOBBIES: life, love, and mountain/desert parties; all which are conviently rolled together...oh, and dancing for days at a time with beautiful peopleFAVORITE COLOR: fireFAVORITE MUSIC TO SPIN TO: a drum circle around a bonfire with a splash of background chanting...f@cking magicalTEEN YEARS HOLLYWOOD FETISHES: Drew Barymore and Gillian Anderson (scully - Xfiles - 'nuff said)ANCY FOR: burning man '02...ready for my virgin burn...if only i had made it this year... ;-(------------------this fire and i dance among the stars[This message has been edited by the streaking wombat (edited 07 December 2001).]

this fire and i dance among the stars


FireQmember
2 posts
Location: Chico, CA, US


Posted:
Name: FireQSex: MaleAge: 27Location: Chico,CA USURL: https://members8.clubphoto.com/jason458638/563812/guest.phtmlToys:
Fire Poi and Beamers / Staff Been twirling for: about .5 yearsOccupation: Software EngineerHobbies other than obvious: Metal WorkFavourite Colour: Blue Most viewed Movie: Lost Highway, Velvet Goldmine. Favourite Quote/Saying: "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." -- Ben FranklinBest twirling related moment in life so far: My friends wanted to see me twirl in the backyard, but soon it degenerated into a pyros wet dream and we nearly burned down the house.

The FireQ


SickpuPpyNinja Rockstar!
1,100 posts
Location: Denver, Co. U.S.A.


Posted:
Name: Sickpuppy (Dan)SEX: Male (Outdoor plumbing rules!)Age: 21Occupation: Machinist, Waste of space, starving artist/writer/musician.Location: Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.Toys: Staff, Three section staff, Chain whip, Rope dart, and your mom. Other hobbies: Martial arts, Bourbon and Gin consumption, reckless driving, Music, foosball, trying to figure out the rules for snooker just by watching matches, and general pointless destruction and Meyhem.Astrological sign: Libra/MonkeyFavorite Color: Black Nicknames: Punk Rock, Death Rock, and "Best I've ever had".Favorite quote: "There is no predetermined harmony between the furtherance of truth and the well being of mankind" - NeitzscheFavorite movies: Plan 9 from Outer Space, Dr. Strangelove, Apocalypse Now, and the Evil Dead trilogy.Music of Choice: Industrial, i.e.: Skinny Puppy, Frontline Assembly, Lard, Merzbo ext... And Punk (but real Punk rock, not that new school whiney Blink 182 crap).Best twirling moment so far: The moment my friend handed me a flaming staff and said "Here, see what you can do."[This message has been edited by SickpuPpy (edited 20 February 2002).]

Jesus helps me trick people.


yatesfSILVER Member
member
2 posts
Location: Colorado Springs, CO, USA


Posted:
Name: Fred YatesSex: maleAge: 25Location: Colorado USAURL: https://www.collegeclub.com/matchu/showprofile.asp?UserID=20000002364532Toys:
photons/staff/poiBeen twirling for: 1.5 yearsOccupation: program managerHobbies other than obvious: clubbingFavourite Colour: blue Most viewed Movie: Fight ClubFavourite Quote/Saying: I'll make ya famousBest twirling related moment in life so far: Center stage in Club Velvet, St Louis when the entire crowd suddenly lost their personal agendas to be captivated by this thing called poi.

Twirl'N'BurnBooojakasha
121 posts
Location: Brisbane QLD Australia


Posted:
Name: RyanSex: Male Age: 18Location: Brisbane AustraliaToys: Staff Poi Been twirling for: 6 monthsOccupation: Checkout ChickHobbies other than obvious: reading, sleeping, eating, Most viewed Movie: Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrles Favourite Quote/Saying: Sometimes things dont go wrong, they simply happen or Shit just dosnt hapen assholes cause it (Both can be very true)Best twirling related moment in life so far: Last night of Schoolies 2001

Simply an excuse to play with fire.


Pheelgoodmember
30 posts
Location: London


Posted:
Name; Philage; 23Gender; blokeLocation: Just outside London, UK. [Egham]Toys: Just Poi so farBeen twirling for: 7 weeksOccupation: Budding industrial designerHobbies other than obvious: reading, working, photography and trying to work out both the meaning of life and my favourite musicMost viewed Movie: Bad Taste, by some Kiwi blokes. And the MatrixFavourite Quote/Saying: 'Ay ams what ay ams' [Popeye]Best twirling related moment in life so far: After four weeks of twirling; opening Uni's fireworks display with a mate - big bonfire, big crowd, big speakers. Big night!Would like to say: After seeing them outside a trance party in London and having someone at a house party show me the ropes (or chains), i just had to get some fire poi! I love it, it feels so good and it keeps you warm on a winters night. Everyone should have a go!

SparkfireFire coach - Cirque du Soleil
89 posts
Location: Bristol, UK


Posted:
Name: PyroptiX (Dan)Sex: MaleAge: 21Astrology: Gemini/Metal MonkeyLocation: Melbourne, AustraliaToys: Double staff / Double crosses / Poi / Flags / Chuck-Poi / Fire Palms / Fire Wings / Fire clubs / Fire Juggling Balls / Diablo / Devil stick / Unicycle etc...Been twirling for: 6 yearsOccupation: PerformerHobbies: Doofs (Psy-Trance), reading, martial arts, circus skills, rock climbing, good food, good films, good ppl, good fun.

LUCIAN POIERmember
12 posts
Location: CLEARWATER, FL ,USA


Posted:
Name: SimonHOP NAME: Lucian PoierPlace of birth: The beautiful Island of St.Lucia in the CaribbeanI swing glow sticks, fire, basically almost anything thats swingableResidence: Clearwater, Florida

It's a burning faya


southpawmember
5 posts
Location: odessa florida USA


Posted:
name:jacksonage:13home
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dessa,FLweapon of choice: firepoi,glowstickshowlong:almost two monthshobbies:soccer,and music

Bouncemember
37 posts
Location: Huntingdon, UK


Posted:
Name: BounceSex: girlAge: 21Astro: geminiLocation: sydney australiaToys: just poi, but about to upgrade them to something with a longer tail
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1st twirl: about a year ago in melb, but only bought my own 2 months agoOccupation: uni studentHobbies: bouncing, reading & nappingFav colour: blueFav food: mushrooms, cheese & olivesFav animal: meerkatsFav film: not sure, i'm usually big on cartoons thoughFav Quote: 'if not here...where?, if not now...when?, if not me...who?' - not sure who said itBest twirling related moment in life so far: either the first time i twirled or figuring out a new trickLooking most forward to: getting up the courage to use fire poi!

Neph23BRONZE Member
member
62 posts
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA


Posted:
Name: Neph SEX: GirlAge: 26Occupation: PhotographerLocation: Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.Toys: poi for nowOther hobbies: Travel and lost of it!Been twirling for: About a month, maybe two.. what is today?Astrological sign: VirgoFavorite Color: glow in the darkNickname: NephFavorite quote: "how exactly does one get lost in Kansas?"Favorite movies: Stigmata... Music of Choice: Juno Reactor, Wumpscut, and Skinny PuppyBest twirling moment so far: Playing outside a club with unlit poi. One of the singers for this leg of the PigFace tour approached me and said I looked good and should light them on fire.....

dizzymember
43 posts
Location: manchester england


Posted:
Name. Dave (aka Dizz)Sex. MaleAge. 20Occupation. Lifegard/layaboutLocation. ManchesterToys. Poi,clubs,staff,diabloHobbies. Climbing,clubing,Reflexology,Aromatherapy,yogaFavorite color. BlackBest twirling moment so far. Every time I burn!!Take careDizz
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Missionmember
3 posts
Location: Canada


Posted:
Name: (\/)ission (Dylan) Sex: Male Age: 18 Location: Canada (In an Iglu eating baby seal meat ay?) Been Firedancing for: 6 Months Occupation: day job = Chef Part Time = Club DJ Hobbies other than obvious: Golf & Swimming Favourite Colour: Green Most viewed Movie: Matrix, Gladiator & Fight Club Favourite Quote/Saying: "To Begin to start understanding Fait you first must realize there is none"
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~(/)ission~


FireSpiritSILVER Member
Classic 90's Fire Dancer... Poi, Staff, Doubles, and Breathing
743 posts
Location: South Lake Tahoe, USA


Posted:
Name: Christian(FIRE SPIRIT) SkichristianAGE: 22 (Aries)SEX: AbsolutelyLocation: Anchorage, Alaska (Orig. Franconia New Hampshire)TOYS:I have been spinning Poi for 5 years, staff and Fire Breathing for about 6 months. I have Double headed poi, Regular Poi, A Staff, Fire Breathing tools, and I spinn glow sticks and flags. Ocupation: Mountain Host @ Alyeska Ski ResortHobbies: Skiing, Spinning, Hiking, Biking, and DancingFav. Colour: PurpleMost Read Book: As Man Thinkith(James Allen), Harry Potter Books (hehe)[This message has been edited by skichristian (edited 17 December 2001).]

FIRE IS ALIVE!
IT LIVES AND BREATHS!
IT CONSUMES, AND DISTROYS!
BUT WE CONTROL IT,
AND DANCE WITH FIRE!!


Amanjiramember
6 posts
Location: Fairlight, Sydney, NSW, Australia


Posted:
Name: MattNick: Macheus, Amanjira.Sex: Male Age: 20Starsign: Scorpio!!Location: Manly, Sydney, AustraliaToys: Fire poi, and not much else...Been twirling for: on/off for 8 monthsOccupation: Retail JewelleryHobbies other than obvious: Gothic, Clubbing, Medieval origin stuff, Campin.... Favourite Colour: Black all the way.Most viewed Movie: Matrix, awaiting Matrix 2.Favourite Quote/Saying: Ad Nocendum Potentus Sumus.

Spin hard, or go home...


GlowWormBRONZE Member
member
84 posts
Location: South Africa


Posted:
Yo, Newbee here!!NAME: Nicole Germond (if u know ne other Germonds, please tell me about them: we dont have many here!)SEX: Female (the best!)AGE: 15- I like it young...
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LOCATION: South AfricaTOYS: Just PoiTWIRLIN TIME: Around two weeks (hey, u gotta start!)FAVE COLOUR: Black, Black, White (and sometimes shocking orange!!)WORST PERSONALITY TRAIT: the attention span of a goldfishMOST VIEWED MOVIE: ...Austin Powers!!! You gotta love him!QUOTE: "Swallowed by another hopeless dream, what does it matter? Nobody really cares. Tommorow the flowers will die - if not today."FAVE SAYING: If i throw a stick will you go away?? BEST TWIRLING MOMENT: Man - Starting twirling: it was the best moment of my lifePEACE OUT------------------ColesId love to be a glow-wormCuz a glow-worm's never glumIt's hard to be downheartedWhen a light shines out your bum

Coles
Id love to be a glow-worm
Cuz a glow-worm's never glum
It's hard to be downhearted
When a light shines out your bum


Kinudin (Soul Fyre)veteran
1,325 posts
Location: San Diego, California, USA


Posted:
Name: Eric CrossSex: MaleAge: 13Location: San Diego, CAToys: Shoe strings with Glowsticks attachedBeen twirling for: Almost a monthOccupation: StudentHobbies other than obvious: Drawing and Coloring things on the computer (https://9bit.net/~ecross/Page/main.html) Favourite Colour: Blue Most viewed Movie: Rush Hour 2Best twirling related moment in life so far: Learning the backwards weave turning around to do the foward weave mixed in with the butterfly.//edit Spelling[This message has been edited by Kinudin (edited 25 December 2001).]

Ajaymember
158 posts
Location: Oxford, U.K.


Posted:
they just keep coming, do you thin this think will ever dry up?

One fine day in the middle of the night,
Two dead men got up to fight,
Back to back they faced each other,
Drew there swords and Shot each other.


Jedimember
11 posts
Location: New Zealand


Posted:
name:Liamsex:maleage:16location: Tauranga, New ZealandToys:staffBeen twirling 'bout 4 monthsFav Movie: The matrixFav Show: Dragonball ZFav Book: Harry PotterHobbies: Climbing, SnorklingStars: Libra
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------------------May the force be with you

May the force be with you


CantusSILVER Member
Tantamount to fatuity
15,965 posts
Location: Down the road, United Kingdom


Posted:
It's not a flow though is it Ajay. More a steady trickle.

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean


ufo8mycatBRONZE Member
journeyman
60 posts
Location: london, United Kingdom


Posted:
Name: Alex RinslerSex: MaleAge: 19Location: Nottinhgam uni, but really S.London. Toys: Poi, Fire poi, imaginationBeen twirling for: six monthsOccupation: StudentHobbies other than obvious: Piano, skydiving, travelling, clubbingFavourite Colour: silver Most viewed Movie: La haineBest twirling related moment in life so far: lighting up...
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Fave Quote/saying: There are no miracles, because nothing is impossible.Live for the moment, buy a polaroid camera

it's not that i mean to set things on fire...


Ajaymember
158 posts
Location: Oxford, U.K.


Posted:
steady being the key word there

One fine day in the middle of the night,
Two dead men got up to fight,
Back to back they faced each other,
Drew there swords and Shot each other.


Organized Kaosmember
238 posts
Location: Thornhill, Ontario Canada


Posted:
Name: Organized KaosSex: MaleAge: 17Location: Toronto CanadaToys: Glowstick PoiBeen twirling for: August 2001Occupation: DJHobbies other than obvious: Spinning (records, not poi) Keyboard/synthesizer making own euro/dance traxFavourite Colour: blueMost viewed Movie: The Shawshank Redemtion, BrothersFavourite Quote/Saying: "Whatever Floats your boat"Best twirling related moment in life so far: twirling for the first time in the circle at a club and having the MC come up to me and ask me to teach him sum moves.------------------Do You ever Question Your life? Do You ever wonder Why? Do you ever see in Your dreams, All the castles in the Sky??

Every morning I wake up and hit the ground yawning...


Ajaymember
158 posts
Location: Oxford, U.K.


Posted:
next

One fine day in the middle of the night,
Two dead men got up to fight,
Back to back they faced each other,
Drew there swords and Shot each other.


Skeksmember
11 posts
Location: Spring, TX, USA


Posted:
Name: Skeks (Chris)Sex: maleAge:20Location: Houston, TX, USAToys: fire/beaming poi, glowsticksBeen Twirling for: about a yearOccupation: art studentHobbies other than obvious: see occupationFavorite Color: changes with moodMost viewed movie: The Dark CrystalFavorite Quote: "You'll live through it." (I say this to myself whenever I rack myself with the beaming poi)------------------!You've just been Skeked!

!You've just been Skeked!


getzaphixmember
8 posts
Location: Madison, WI USA


Posted:
Name: Stephen (stef-in)Sex: MaleAge: 20Location: Madison, WI, USAToys: poi of all typesBeen twirling for: about a monthOccupation: art studentHobbies other than obvious: drawing, throwing pots, wrapping presents, creating, playing guitar.Favourite color: dark blueMost viewed movies: matrix, fight club, american beauty, pcu, groundhog day, oh brother where art thou, amelie, watch alot of movies..Least favourite pop culture saying: "wazzzup"Favourite band: radioheadBest twirling moment so far: having my parents appreciate my spinningURL: https://www.sit.wisc.edu/~sjpetrus/temp2.htmlPlease
do not use anything off my website without permission. It is copyrighted. Thank you.

tjoniBRONZE Member
member
116 posts
Location: Freemantle, Western Australia


Posted:
Name:TjoniASL:29 F MelbourneToys:Single and Double staff, PoiWork:Costume designer/manufaturerInterests:African drumming and dancing, anything mystical, India, dragons, confestFav Quote:So one is completely useless- they can at least serve as a bad example...

I'm out of my mind...but you can leave a message

If you remain calm while all around you is collapsing...possibly you are missing something


CarreySILVER Member
member
180 posts
Location: London, England.


Posted:
Name: Carrey Gray (Just "C" is fine.)Sex: FemaleAge: 24Astrology: GeminiLocation: London UK, although I'm from Cape TownOccupation: Human Resources Liaison Toys: Poi, StaffBeen twirling since: April 2001Other hobbies: Film, Books, Computers, Travel, Dancing, etc.Favourite book: Ender's GameFavourite Colour: Blue, or Red...depends...Best twirling moment in life so far: I guess it would have to be the first time I picked up fire. It was my first night of Poi ever and I was on the Full Moon beach (Koh Panghan) in Thailand. I just picked up the fire and did a forward weave, that was it, but I was so hooked from that second under the moonlight and I'm very happily still as obsessed as ever...;-)

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