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MikeIcon
GOLD Member since Mar 2003

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA

Total posts: 2109
Posted:Hey guys, I was just messing with my practice poi (glowsticks on shoe string) and tried out something new. I tied a second set of glowsticks on the opposite end of each string. So now I have 2 glowsticks at each end of a ~12 inch string like this:

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In the 20 or so minutes Ive played with them like this, Im seeing some potential. If held in the center of the string, you can do one-handed pseudo-isolation type stuff (I think, considering my limited knowledge of what an isolation is). Ive managed to do a weave type maneuver so far with them. Maybe some of you with more poi experience (Im pretty new to poi) could do more with this idea?? I dont know but figured it was worth posting.

Also, if this idea has already been brought up, please forgive me


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Turnip


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Location: London

Total posts: 3
Posted:'s called a meteor

rats, foiled again...

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MikeIcon
GOLD Member since Mar 2003

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA

Total posts: 2109
Posted:Ah yes, meteor...Dont know much about meteors though. Arent they used differently? Like for one thing, you only use 1 and the string is long. I guess this would be like a short meteor in each hand.

Let's turn those old bridges we crossed into ashes.
We'll blaze a new trail,
and torch the rough patches.

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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

Total posts: 9232
Posted:It's still a meteor.

Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:Or with glowsticks you can do nunchuku style stuff because you can grab the ends which is different than a meteor.
I think Santanatrue played with this some time ago. Will send him over when I see him! Maybe he remembers which thread it was in, cause I don't!


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DJ Dantana
BRONZE Member since Aug 2001

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Location: Stillwater, Ok. USA

Total posts: 1495
Posted:I belive I mentioned it in the "definative wrap thread" or "definative list of wraps" or something like that. . It was mentioned in association with letting go of one end during a wrap and catching the other end. Called a "wrap switch". I belive Pozee and I were the inventors of this move, At least I KNOW he developed it, I can't remember if I came up with that move on my own too, or if I heard it from him.....

It has been mentioned in at least one other thread....I just don't remember which one.

Ok, FINE, i'll do a search...


http://www.homeofpoi.com/ubbcgi/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=3;t=000373
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http://www.homeofpoi.com/ubbcgi/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=3;t=000421
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the second one is a thread that I started about wrap switches.


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poiaholic22


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Total posts: 531
Posted:quote:Originally posted by Royal:

If held in the center of the string, you can do one-handed pseudo-isolation type stuff (I think, considering my limited knowledge of what an isolation is). Actually you should do some more research on the theories of isolations.

This set-up is actually used pretty commonly for doing color-changing and I have found it to be a good glow design for doing throws.


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