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flash fire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2001

flash fire

Sporadically Prodigal
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Total posts: 2758
Posted:This space is for all those funksters busy improving their technique by learning new moves - made-up or traditional.



Tell us all about it! We love hearing about our fellow poiers/staffies/misc. toyers succeeding with new things biggrin

It's just hard to keep up with it all sometimes, so if we keep it together you'll be certain to get a little feedback.



here a pat on the back in advance from me



::flash enthusiastically pats your back::



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strugz
BRONZE Member since Mar 2002

strugz

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Southampton - Possibly...

Total posts: 3964
Posted:Sounds like an oli move wink

Dont know if im allowed this here (its a staff cough cough move) - but i kinda got thread needle cross the body (side to side) butterfly weavy thing with doubles biggrin

i dont know what its called really - but it feels smooth as ubbrollsmile


"...We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing......."

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Y.T.
SILVER Member since Apr 2003

hopeless addict
Location: nodnoL

Total posts: 121
Posted:Kepping h-loops going for ages by isolating them,

now just the isolated hperloop fountain...


Ninjas NEVER give up!

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Lillie Frog


Lillie Frog

not a stranger
Location: wales

Total posts: 558
Posted:After trying for months I have conquered threading the needle.

I am happy

Be happy with me

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Eat when you're hungry
Sleep where it's dry
No one is ever what they seem
Gabriel King - The Wild Road

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Trid


Trid

newbie
Location: Newcastle, in Australia

Total posts: 11
Posted:I'm not sure if you were talking about a 5 beat corkscrew, but it is possible to have a 6 beat corkscrew:S? maybe... like the normal corkscrew is two passes of the poi under and over your arms yeah? well you can do it with three below and three above, although you look like an idiot...
Trid.


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Trid

newbie
Location: Newcastle, in Australia

Total posts: 11
Posted:Oh oh... and something I was working with the other day, doing the btb weave, going from forwards to backwards/reverse, in the plane that yer arms are on.... you know what I mean!
And that feels great!
Trid.


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Rev
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

Rev

Bastard Newbie Messiah
Location: Apparently lost in my ego

Total posts: 1269
Posted:3bt btb inverted antispin

More useless information courtesy of Rev...
Confusing the masses, one post at a time...
"Obviously, you're not a golfer.."- The Dude
"Buy the ticket... Take the ride..." -Raoul Duke
"FEMA has never done catastrophe planning..."-Michael Brown

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ado-p
GOLD Member since May 2004

ado-p

Pirate Ninja
Location: Galway/Ireland

Total posts: 3882
Posted:rev how can you only say four words and still have me not having a clue what your talking about ubblol

Love is the law.

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_Clare_
BRONZE Member since Oct 2002

_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast

Total posts: 5967
Posted:I do poi and it's still impossible to understand (how he does it)

Getting to the other side smile

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dj_retro


dj_retro

member
Location: Oklahoma, USA

Total posts: 87
Posted:almost can turn from forward btb weave to reverse btb weave with some consitancy. dont know why that turn is so freaking weird feeling...that and the other way...something just doesnt feel right. that and flowers are next on my list...they just look to damn cool not to learn. i still need to figure out what the hell and antispin is and some of the other weird things ive read about flowers. just normal flowers are not seeming like enough of a challange....someone give me something else to learn that doesnt require me to dilocate my sholders...aka 5 beat btb weaves.

<( ' ' )>
Fear the Kirby

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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:no dislocation is required for the 5 bt smile - wouldnt learn it though... :P

have a crack at flowers.

i learnt the thing i learnt last time but from butterfly.


Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:lol rev, I understand ubbloco

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This is a post by tom, all spelling is deleberate
-><- Kallisti

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Rev
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

Rev

Bastard Newbie Messiah
Location: Apparently lost in my ego

Total posts: 1269
Posted:Written by: [Nx?
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lol rev, I understand ubbloco



wave





hey since you understand.. why havent you replied to the inversions thread.. I posted the 3bt and 5bt antipin inversions there.. i'd like some feedback.. positive or negative nana



oh and I got some other goodies for you guys..



halo (or whatever you want to call it.. its not the flaminghalo but close.. which is why I call it that) take a tangle wallplaned... shrink it til its poi head on poihead.. take it around the head.. when bth let it expand so that the poi spin a circle slightly larger than your head.. and shrink it back as it comes to the front around the other side..



eclipse (or whatever) this one is a bit harder.. take a wallplaned tangle around the head.. but shrink it when it gets bth and expand it back as it comes aorund to the front.. ubbloco



enjoy..


More useless information courtesy of Rev...
Confusing the masses, one post at a time...
"Obviously, you're not a golfer.."- The Dude
"Buy the ticket... Take the ride..." -Raoul Duke
"FEMA has never done catastrophe planning..."-Michael Brown

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GothFrogette
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton

Total posts: 3999
Posted:well i do not know what its called but its the forward weave into the backward weave while not turning...(Not bt weave cause i need help with anything behind the back i just spaz when i try)

Life's too short to worry about where you put your marshmallows

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GothFrogette
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton

Total posts: 3999
Posted:after a bloody nose, bruised calfes and Poi in the eye i can now do f weave to b weave to btb weave to b weave to f weave.... i am very happy as i have only had my poi 1 1/2 months and i am very very happy.... smile

Life's too short to worry about where you put your marshmallows

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Trid


Trid

newbie
Location: Newcastle, in Australia

Total posts: 11
Posted:Crazy freaky naming things... why can't someone just invent an instantaneous positioning device whereby people can show other people what they mean?!
Trid


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GothFrogette
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton

Total posts: 3999
Posted:Written by: Trid

Crazy freaky naming things... why can't someone just invent an instantaneous positioning device whereby people can show other people what they mean?!
Trid



because that would be too easy..lol. esp as i am only just learning the names of what i can do luckily there are not many
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garthy
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

garthy

old hand
Location: Bristol, England

Total posts: 717
Posted:BHB Buzzsaw Hyperloops but only when naked eek so i can't show anyone! biggrin

Oh and BHB Butteryfly.

Also seem to have lost BHB Butterfly weave. A possible new thread is in order.

The Official HOP "I've just lost a move thread" confused


"**grumble*spuriouswindmills*grumble**" - Coleman
"if poi was only for girls there wouldnt be many good poi spinners...." - Nx

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GothFrogette
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton

Total posts: 3999
Posted:Written by: garthy

BHB Buzzsaw Hyperloops but only when naked eek so i can't show anyone! biggrin



again why can't some one invent.......... lol eek


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garthy
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

garthy

old hand
Location: Bristol, England

Total posts: 717
Posted:BHB = Behind the Back

Go here and register to see many videos of hyperloops. Go to the Gallery.

Then just do them behind your back.

Any help? biggrin

Is that what you ment?

(Am also working on 3d POI simulator but shhh! Don't tell anyone!
PSI and poipoipoi saw the basics when they were around my house but its getting better!)


"**grumble*spuriouswindmills*grumble**" - Coleman
"if poi was only for girls there wouldnt be many good poi spinners...." - Nx

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GothFrogette
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton

Total posts: 3999
Posted:ubblol thank you for that link i shall check it out... not 100% of what i meant but still thats just cause naked poi sounds fun..lol

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garthy
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

garthy

old hand
Location: Bristol, England

Total posts: 717
Posted:Ahh the Nakedness! ubblol

Well I'm a skinny rake and so alot of my clothes are quite baggy.

I practice poi sometimes before I go to bed and sometimes jump up in the middle of the night to try a move!

I found that no clothes menas the poi rarely get caught on me but when I try them in the morning I can't do them as I have baggy clothes on. biggrin

Anyway just got up from my desk at work and can do them fully clothed now! bounce


"**grumble*spuriouswindmills*grumble**" - Coleman
"if poi was only for girls there wouldnt be many good poi spinners...." - Nx

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GothFrogette
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton

Total posts: 3999
Posted:wow there's dedication i just dream about it all night.lol.
naked moves should become a new thread..lol
have not done it at work yet..would have to use computer mice i guess, the boss is off tomorrow too smile
thank you again for that link it was very helpful wink


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The Real Fryed Fish


God's illgitament son
Location: state of confusion

Total posts: 1489
Posted:ok so i just mastered an internal butterfll stall

start of doing a buz-saw, wrap one poi around the same bi-cep, i.e right poi tp right bi-cep, then just bring them down together, looks real smooth, and its a noce way to change directions....


You can't avoid pain by fencing yourself from it.
Some times you need the help of others more than anything else
But you have to let them close enough to help......
People want to be needed, I found that out too

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spiralx


spiralx

veteran
Location: London, UK

Total posts: 1376
Posted:Written by: garthy

Ahh the Nakedness! ubblol

I practice poi sometimes before I go to bed and sometimes jump up in the middle of the night to try a move!


I do this as well ubblol Although I'm a bit more wary since practising those thru wraps on the thigh, not managing to move my leg in time and giving myself an exceedingly painful whack on the nads eek


"Moo," said the happy cow.

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Dragon7
GOLD Member since Oct 2003

Dragon7

addict
Location: Aotearoa (NZ)

Total posts: 625
Posted:LMFAO

Hyp wraps and turning hyps inside out, oh on fire of corse :P

Written by:
Crazy freaky naming things... why can't someone just invent an instantaneous positioning device whereby people can show other people what they mean?!
Trid



Thats why they invented this :

http://www.homeofpoi.com/ubbthreads/postlist.php/Cat/0/Board/UBB15/page/0/view/collapsed/sb/5/o/all


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spiralx


spiralx

veteran
Location: London, UK

Total posts: 1376
Posted:You might find more information here as well smile

http://www.spherculism.com/wiki/index.php/Index


"Moo," said the happy cow.

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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Berlin

Total posts: 2617
Posted:Tangled butterfly weave.

Butterfly hyperloop buzzsaw -> in front -> BTH -> out.


I live in a world of infinite possibilities.

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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:okokok,

alternate armrolls palm to back (the 'other', i.e. hard way)

sync armrolls palm to back.

now for that bloody back of the neck

T wave


This is a post by tom, all spelling is deleberate
-><- Kallisti

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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Berlin

Total posts: 2617
Posted:Inside butterfly hyperloop!

:OperationJoyousFunkSoulMaximusSmilie:


I live in a world of infinite possibilities.

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zarkia
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

zarkia

Member
Location: ireland

Total posts: 98
Posted:k - yesterday i heard of butterfly weaves for the first time, so i went home and tried it and after a few mis-starts got it. they feel really cool. though now i'm having trouble even imagining what a 3bt bf weave looks or goes like...
anyway - i'm happy, i can do the 2bt version. yeay.


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