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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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JayKitty
GOLD Member since Nov 2004

JayKitty

Mission: Ignition
Location: Central New Jersey, USA

Total posts: 534
Posted:Nice job on the isolations, I'm still working on those. I did just get the reverse butterfly through my legs, one at a time and both together, and the fowards butterfly through the legs one at a time going through the front and back.

Don't mind me, just passing through.

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Beth


Beth

Miss Whippy
Location: Cornwall & Oxford

Total posts: 1262
Posted:i learnt a 5bt same time/paralell weave, silly move but i was bored.

Aim high and you'll know your limits, aim low and you'll never know how high you could have climbed.

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Mireneye
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

enthusiast
Location: , Sweden

Total posts: 276
Posted:I got the corcsqrew! I just got home today, and I had it in my hands. Lol, seriously always wanted to know how to do it, and never really put any work into it, and today I just did it... WOW

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VampyricAcid
SILVER Member since Jun 2005

VampyricAcid

veteran
Location: My House, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1286
Posted:buzzsaw flowers, both normal and antispin, now onto butterflytime

(ooooh beth that sounds interesting *runs off to try*)


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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York, USA

Total posts: 3354
Posted:ANTI SPIN WEAVE!!!!!!!!!!!

(see its possible) <~to a specific argument i was having about a week ago


kyrian: I've felt your finger connect with me many times
lou kitten: sneaky little meatball..
ezz: please corrupt me more

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SeventyMiles
BRONZE Member since Nov 2005

newbie
Location: San Mateo, CA, USA

Total posts: 19
Posted:http://www.bboy.org/forums/showthread.php?p=627881#post627881
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MY NEW MOVE


"A beautiful day. When it ends nothing remains the way it was..."

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Ry
GOLD Member since Feb 2005

Ry

Gromit's Humble Squire
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 4496
Posted:Haven't learnt a new move in ages, but accidentally discovered btb huggies today biggrin So umm.. yay me ubblol

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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York, USA

Total posts: 3354
Posted:regular hyperloop

kyrian: I've felt your finger connect with me many times
lou kitten: sneaky little meatball..
ezz: please corrupt me more

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Drudwyn


Drudwyn

Forget puppy power, Scrappy's just gay
Location: Southampton Uni

Total posts: 632
Posted:WHoo! I can do a messy but passable isolated weave, inverted buzzsaw, huggies (which are still messy and I can't do anything with them as yet), some very silly airwrap to wristwrap things that look awesome, butterfly airwraps, and I pulled off a pendulum flower. It's really very silly.

Spin, bounce, be one with the world, because it is yours to enjoy...

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And all that's jazz
BRONZE Member since Jan 2005

member
Location: just behind your left shoulder...

Total posts: 92
Posted:Well, finally made it to Glebe for a Thursday night spin, and managed to pick up a few bits and pieces:



- finally learnt how to spin staff properly.



and Poi:



- 4bt TTN (messy, but at least I understand how it works now)



- some weird weave variation which really stretches the back (start a weave, begin to transition but keep your feet anchored, and just twist around your body as far as you can go. Is it a waistwrap or something, perhaps? I'll let you know)



- messy but doable reverse buzzsaw and reverse buzzsaw weave (I think . . . )



Also made myself a staff.



Have fun,



Jazz

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Dut
SILVER Member since Mar 2002

lurker
Location: Nashville, TN, USA

Total posts: 380
Posted:my BTB weave double bicep wraps are 100% solid now that i learned where to stall my arms!

i just got both BTB anti-spins in the last couple of days. biggrin but i still can't do them in front tho in any sort of repeatable pattern. frown anyone else learn antispin this way, or am i nuts for not practicing it enough in front? haha. ubbloco

one handed split time butterfly wrap sequences (same arm, leg, opposite arm,...)

-- dut


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MurphysGal22


newbie


Total posts: 8
Posted:yay I finally got the 3 beat weave down =D

"kerosene keeps me warm,
I'm alone to watch it burn,
kerosene" Bad Religion

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TinklePants
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

TinklePants

Clique Infiltrator, Cunning Linguist and Master Debator
Location: Edinburgh burgh burrrrrr, Unit...

Total posts: 4217
Posted:the antispin fountain ubblove ubblove

Always use "so's your face" and "only on Tuesdays" in as many conversations possible

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VampyricAcid
SILVER Member since Jun 2005

VampyricAcid

veteran
Location: My House, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1286
Posted:I learned a horizontal buzzsaw fountain biggrin

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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:6 beat Thread the needle...



Just purely for geeky reasons...



Also been messing around with an isolated one handed butterfly. ( I felt like being silly, and it bore some weird results... Now I just need to learn to control it more...)


Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay, United Kin...

Total posts: 7330
Posted:Written by: Vampyricacid


I learned a horizontal buzzsaw fountain biggrin





great idea biggrin



that would make for a funky photo oh yes.



prize for the first person to get a picture of one of these and an extra hug for anyone who can photograph an antispin buzzsaw flower fountain for the benefit of our eyes ubbloco



erm, i haven't learnt anything new with poi rolleyes





cole. x


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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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duballstar
SILVER Member since Sep 2003

duballstar

slack rating - 9.5
Location: Suburbiton, Yoo-Kay, United Ki...

Total posts: 2216
Posted:i don't come in here much anymore but when i do it scares me what everyone else has been up to.... eek

It is our fantasies that make us real. Without our fantasies we're just a blank monkey' - Terry Pratchett

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Salcilia
BRONZE Member since Aug 2005

Salcilia

newbie
Location: , England (UK)

Total posts: 18
Posted:I'm not making much progress either... stupid weather. angry

But when I can, I'm practicing the isolations I recently almost kind-of 'got'

ubbrollsmile


There appears a flight of dragons without heads. Good fortune.

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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:I just did an 8 beat thread the needle...



I can do 10 beat if you count going behind the head, over the opposite shoulder...



Not really a 'performing move' as such, more of a useful move in a 'display of Geekery' contest...



[/stupid moves]



I should stop being such a poi geek...


Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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sirianni


newbie


Total posts: 1
Posted:i just started practicing with socks and tennis balls and i can get the weave so happy cause it looked confusing but is easy once u can get it
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_Poiboy_
GOLD Member since Jan 2004

_Poiboy_

bastard child of satan
Location: Raanana, Israel

Total posts: 1113
Posted:ok first post in a long time... here's what i learnt

i finally can do my wibble combo like 80% of the time (wibble right poi arond the head, throw under left hand from left side, tapback, catch, wibble to btb throw, tapback in front, catch btb, wibble to UTL airwrap under right leg, throw right poi, tapback, pirouette, catch)
BTB airwraps
albert tosses(club move) with poi (throw BTL catch in front) without switching hands (only forward)
albert tosses with poi, with poi switching hands (only forward, and only on left side (where you throw the right poi)
reverse butterfly double toss, double tapback

... and that's it for now...


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Sporky


Sporky

addict
Location: Glasgow

Total posts: 663
Posted:I just got antispin butterfly flowers. A complete accident but they look so nice. I've been working on what I like to call a nose-dive, a downward release although its more of a stall where you drop and catch it under the other arm.

Have faith in what you can do and respect for what you can't

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Squintywitch
SILVER Member since May 2005

newbie
Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Total posts: 14
Posted:Isolated my right poi. And did a through-the-legs low alternate reel without bruising my groin...

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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York, USA

Total posts: 3354
Posted:butterfly buzzsaw airwrap and exit

the exit was the hard part ubblol

oh and i can now start a one handed butterfly from a dead stop


kyrian: I've felt your finger connect with me many times
lou kitten: sneaky little meatball..
ezz: please corrupt me more

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Rovo
GOLD Member since Jul 2003

Rovo

(the person actually known as Chris Bailey)
Location: Austin, TX, USA

Total posts: 544
Posted:Finally got around to learning inversions and also realizing I am twit for not learning them earlier.

Peace, Love, Circles

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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:Written by: Rovo

Finally got around to learning inversions and also realizing I am twit for not learning them earlier.



I thought exactly the same thing when I learnt them...

I think they should also be called: 'The move that makes you feel silly when you nail it.' ubblol


Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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Sporky


Sporky

addict
Location: Glasgow

Total posts: 663
Posted:Trapped reverse high wave... its all about keeping the arm thats doing the trap straightg down your side and twisting.

Have faith in what you can do and respect for what you can't

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Dut
SILVER Member since Mar 2002

lurker
Location: Nashville, TN, USA

Total posts: 380
Posted:Written by: fireNice

butterfly buzzsaw airwrap and exit

the exit was the hard part ubblol

oh and i can now start a one handed butterfly from a dead stop



not trying to one-up really, but i've recently cleaned up my butterfly buzzsaw double airwrap and exit (the exit being the hard part :lol). and i learned to start a one handed split time butterfly from a dead stop.

wackiness. global consciousness. etc.

-- dut


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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York, USA

Total posts: 3354
Posted:perhaps it is a double airwrap? idk, because i can rev buttefly airwrap from the 4 bt rev weave but the wrap is different

kyrian: I've felt your finger connect with me many times
lou kitten: sneaky little meatball..
ezz: please corrupt me more

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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:I just took the (short) time to make sure I had reverse 3bt basic inversions on both sides. I learnt forward a while ago, but never bothered with reverse until now...



Also got to grips with butterfly antispin flowers. I could already do forwards same direction antispin, but never bothered to learn it in butterfly... I can feel antispin turns coming on soon, too...


Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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