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phunky


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Location: Edmonton, AB

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Posted:Bump this back to the top every once and awhile. Maybe people will stop asking about it.------------------[]Dhuong-Vu Truong==== []Dhunky ====

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Frenzie
BRONZE Member since Jan 2001

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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Posted:ehehehe, i do it from rev weave > windmill > weave*just thought id add in the confusion which is synonymous with this topic*

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Blackbird


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Location: London UK

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Posted:Oh but, but, what about the flying sea biscuit moongaflibble fountain weave butterfly? huh? huh?

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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

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Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:oooh, oooh...more confusion!!weave => corkscrew w/ 360 turn => rev weave and back again!
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Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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phunky


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Location: Edmonton, AB

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Posted:Thats not a fountain. But hey, why not name that combo anyways. Let's call it a sprinkler!
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Pele
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Pele

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Location: WNY, USA

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Posted:Oh sure...ruin my fun phunky!
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LOLSprinkler it is! (I like it, it's funny)


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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NYC


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NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

Total posts: 9232
Posted:I think this whole art would be WAY cooler if we renamed everything after scateboarding terms.Think, which sounds cooler:I was doing a weave, then busted out a windmill, then quick switched into a reverse weave.ORI was doing a Kickflip McTwist, then busted into a Fingerflip Airwave, then quick switched into a 360 Shove-It Rewind.You KNOW I'm right
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Then we could just switch into a Tony Hawk system of points scoring! (Laughing as I'm thinking of the next "Circles of Light" video with actual digital points values popping up for each trick...)


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Posted:dont laugh NYC - I was thinking of doing this for some instructional vids I'm considering doing...not the scoring, but a read out which displays current move/combo on it...means the instructional video could be continuous movement, rather than breaking it all down and taking it out of context (ala, learning the moves, but not the dance).Josh

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phunky


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Location: Edmonton, AB

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Posted:Points for difficulty of moves... lol, im down with that. They should make a poi videogame. Sorta like that Dance Dance revolution game but with like gloves that have sensors in them and shit. That would be quite interesting
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JeStEr
SILVER Member since Jul 2001

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Location: Melbourne Australia

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Posted:well poi is certainly *shifty* and i'm doing a lot of *nose grinds* learning that forwards BTB weave
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*contemplates what a soul alleyoop would look like*


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but my turntables not compatible.

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phunky


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Location: Edmonton, AB

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Posted:*bump*------------------[]Dhuong-Vu Truong==== []Dhunky ====

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phunky


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Location: Edmonton, AB

Total posts: 877
Posted:*bump*

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Morgane


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Location: Austria

Total posts: 102
Posted:what's BTB???
Morgy


Out to Wrong Rights and Depress the Opressed.

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Kinudin (Soul Fyre)


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Location: San Diego, California, USA

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Posted:BTB = Behind the back

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Hazel Shawshail


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Location: Portland, Oregon, USA

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Posted:Question: When doing the foutain, do you sort of turn to the sides when doing the chase parts or do you turn the plane of the poi and stay facing forward? I learned the former under the name of "the lunge", and the latter seems rather a lot harder.

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Rozi
SILVER Member since Jan 2002

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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Posted:I kinda taught myself the latter, although it can look a little uncoordinated at the moment;)

It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...

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Tracered


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Location: Salem, Oregon USA

Total posts: 71
Posted:*BUMP*

cuz I've seen waaaaaaaaaayyy too many threads on fountain in the past


An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind - Mahatma Gandhi

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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

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Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

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Posted:*bump!*

(OW!!! My nads!)


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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

Total posts: 9232
Posted:Bumping this up purely to cause chaos.

So... according to the UK. Everyone on here is wrong. Including me.

Right?



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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

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Posted:I believe whatever Glass tells me a fountain is.

Unless I disagree with him.



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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

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Posted:anyone that wants to follow this, the most hackneyed of all discussions should have a quick peek here and if you really want to get into it go here and follow the links.

you'll be lucky to get glass to comment on this one on the board - i reckon its cos he doesn't really know either


[wanders off looking sheepish at having been referred to as 'the uk']


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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

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Posted:i'm in scotland not the UK, and best of all not in england thank god!!

PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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JinX


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Location: JHB, South Africa

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Posted:i think we should change the name of this trick from fountain to the "greasy flamingo"

i waxed the weave and busted into a greasy flamingo which sent me flying.

NO!?


JinX : If it doesnt kill you it makes you stronger

The spin cycle on the washing machine does not make earth worms dizzy.
It will however make cats dizzy and cats throw up twice their bodyweight when dizzy.

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:did scotland fall off...?

if not its probably still part of the uk


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

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Glåss
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol

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Posted:YAWNS
in the general direction of mr coleman
see you tomorrow dude.

What you wanted me to say something useful.

Yep, I know the answer and yep I even know who fault all this confusion is.


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Astar


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Location: Nova Scotia, Canada.

Total posts: 1591
Posted:I thought UK owned scotland. You know like a territory.



Don't maim me.


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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

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Posted:quote:Originally posted by Glss:
Yep, I know the answer and yep I even know who fault all this confusion is. a little birdy once told me the confusion was caused by the very same person that taught me the fountain...

tomorrow... that must mean you're coming out to play?!


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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Glåss
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 2523
Posted:bum, I was going o post a full answer to this that I'd written, but due to a crash last month I lost a lot of stuff from the last 6 months so I can't
Eeeeep
yet, I'll just go On a little recovery PM mission then get back to you in a day or 2.

In the meantime:
Originally a Fountain was: 10 little circles, 12 beats with NONE behind the head (no windmill).

So who accidently added a windmill and why? (clue: look for someone who has been around HOP a long time)

Fountain family: lots of moves
Lots of varents, to start with
add in windmill
add a watermill,
can run the big circle/great circle in the other direction !!!


Drew

And Stone, can you check your pm's. I need that phantom message back, I think its time to start that thread hey.

[ 16. May 2003, 11:29: Message edited by: Glss ]


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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

Total posts: 9232
Posted:But does it have a waist wrap? And what the heck is a watermill?

And don't imply that I added the windmill... that was added way before I ever picked up any balls...

What were those original 10 beats?

SAVE US GLASS!


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Glåss
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 2523
Posted:the original 12 beats
were ...
in order
1, then 2, 3, 4, 5,6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and finally 12 in that order.

Watermill if a windmill above your head is powered by wind,
then a watermill is. well try taking a leak while your spinning. between the legs wall plane 2 beat weave (like and inverted windmill of course.

Oh and as for lower and upper fountain, I never use the expressions my self. got a good idea, but I'm not sure. I'd go with whatever old clubswinging books say


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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

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Posted:I remember when I used to like you.



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