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Paddy
back from the dead...sort of
Location: 4341'N 7938'W
Member Since: 23rd Feb 2002
Total posts: 884
Posted:Alright, a number of us have met in Toronto a couple of times now in Christie Pits park, and are going to be meeting on a semi-regular basis. Eariler tonight we thought it would be a good idea to start a thread for GTA spinners, where we can post meeting locations and times, and others can post to say if they'll be available, etc.

and...well, this is it. Enjoy, all.

PS. When did we decide we'd be getting together next? I wasn't paying too much attention I'm afraid...


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MissAstrofunklove
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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: 23rd May 2002
Total posts: 154
Posted:Poowy
and that goes out to all of you guys I won't see this weekend.
But if you r still interested in going , there is a meeting tonight at 10pm (should be a short meeting from my understanding 1/2h)to organize rides and food ect. at this portagise caffe' house just west of Osington on Dundas called..... uh Nova Aurie...Nova Airy or Nova somthing like that, it's a big place supposedly.
I hope you deside to come!


....dance like nobodieswatching.... oh no wait, I'm not watching! My eyes are shut *crash* hehe oops sorry did I bump into you? *blush*

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MissAstrofunklove
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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: 23rd May 2002
Total posts: 154
Posted:Well I just got word about the Sunday Promise Party's.
The guy's whent down to city hall and basicaly found out that they have the RIGHT to be (and throw a party) @ CHerrY BeACh!! SOOOOOoooooooo
What that means is: Including this Sunday EVERY SUNDAY of this summer there will be a CHERRY BEACH PARTY!!!
WHOOOO HOOOOO!!!!!

See you down there this weekend!!!

*huggzz*
B.


....dance like nobodieswatching.... oh no wait, I'm not watching! My eyes are shut *crash* hehe oops sorry did I bump into you? *blush*

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Space
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Location: Victoria, BC
Member Since: 10th Apr 2002
Total posts: 63
Posted:What time at Cherry Beach on Sunday? My boys are coming down from K-Town for the weekend. But they may be gone in time, in such case, I might be able to come?!?!?!? Still missing everyone lots...

Stace


We risk sanity for moments of temporary enlightenment, each thought overcome by anticipation of the next, we take the breaks off

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Paddy
back from the dead...sort of
Location: 4341'N 7938'W
Member Since: 23rd Feb 2002
Total posts: 884
Posted:Who all is attending tomrrow night? I don't know what the usual procedure is...do meet at Christie first or just go to the Reverb?

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Space
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Location: Victoria, BC
Member Since: 10th Apr 2002
Total posts: 63
Posted:OH! Sorry, just a little add on...If anyone knows of anyone looking for a place to live in TO let me know. I found an amazing place on Keele and Bloor that i'm trying to fill up. Thanx all!

Cheers,
Stace


We risk sanity for moments of temporary enlightenment, each thought overcome by anticipation of the next, we take the breaks off

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linda
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Location: Toronto, Canada
Member Since: 13th May 2002
Total posts: 93
Posted:hey all, had a blast tuesday, great that paddy and petey finally made trinity.
THIS WEEKEND:
SAT: Reverb - Davey said he'd be there for spinning at 10pm. I'm going to try and go. And will be going directly there. I know Davey, I and Vitaly are not going to Christie.
SUN: Cherry Beach party. go to parking lot and walk right. usually runs 2pm to 10pm. I'll probably go for 5pm. Hope to see stacey and vitaly there. Bethany, great news about promise. I thought you'd be missing this sunday, 'cause of going up north. Are you guys coming back in time. Hope so.


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linda
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Location: Toronto, Canada
Member Since: 13th May 2002
Total posts: 93
Posted:hey again, i just posted five more pictures in my photo album. (Go to photos, then down to file "linda"). Added ones of Oscar, Karen, Xoe and Boki with sparklers, Maxim's fire ropes, Fieryflow's green flame and glowsticks. Check 'em out.

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Aurora (1/2 a firesister)
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Location: Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Member Since: 4th Jan 2002
Total posts: 249
Posted:Hello all you bewtiful people

Glad to hear that you guys are still poi crazy...hehe I've been deprived and I'm just itching to get out for a burn

I'm must unpack right now...but there are people meeting up @ trinity on Tuesday right? I'll be there with bells on

~*Lindsay*~


Om Namah Sivaya

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linda
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Location: Toronto, Canada
Member Since: 13th May 2002
Total posts: 93
Posted:lindsay, welcome back!!! yep, tuesday at trinity. walk in from queen st. and you can't miss us. oh, check out paddy's picture file here, the "competition" photo

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Paddy
back from the dead...sort of
Location: 4341'N 7938'W
Member Since: 23rd Feb 2002
Total posts: 884
Posted:LINDZ!! How was your trip?? So good to hear from you!!

Vitaly and I were just wondering last night when you'd be coming back. See you on tuesday!



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Mass Destruction Worldwide
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Location: Toronto
Member Since: 16th May 2002
Total posts: 83
Posted:Hey all you!! Linda, Davy, Paddy...great to see you Saturday night. Man, it had been forever!! and Linda, thanx again for the ride, my knees a little better than previous times Ive done that to it thanks to the immediate reiki and icing!!

So I still think Im gonna come out tonight (Im hopin anyways) and I might be draggin in another new face!

anywasy got a job interview today...woohoo and I need to go eat now. See you later guys!! Hope all you can make it out!

Cheers.


educate yourself - knowledge is power

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Aurora (1/2 a firesister)
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Location: Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Member Since: 4th Jan 2002
Total posts: 249
Posted:It's so good to be back I know I said I'd be out tonite but I got some stuff to do....this whole experience has got my mind whirling with ideas. Anywho hope you all have some wonderful spins-see you on saturday (I swear this time )

*~Lindasy~*


Om Namah Sivaya

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MissAstrofunklove
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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: 23rd May 2002
Total posts: 154
Posted:PROMISE CHERRY BEACH PARTY
after successfully moving last week's soundsystem to Carol's lovely rooftop on Sunday (thanks to all) we return back to the beach with some surprise special guests for the long weekend.

this MONDAY aug 5, 2 -10pm
~*~with~*~
The Reverend (deep dub reggae)
Rollin' Cash vs Marty (back 2 back breaks and 4/4)
Alvaro (cuban cansions)
Paul E. Lopez (roots house)
Sidney Blu (funky house)
and maybe some others

directions

Take Lakeshore Blvd East of Toronto, just past Parliament
Turn sound south down Cherry Street all the way to the parking lot at the end
Walk west (right) along the beach and you'll hear music
And, biking there is easy along the trails beside the lakeshore

~*~=*=~*~=*= If weather turns foul the day of, call 323.0361 for the emergency update.

See you there.


....dance like nobodieswatching.... oh no wait, I'm not watching! My eyes are shut *crash* hehe oops sorry did I bump into you? *blush*

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Kevin Spencer
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Location: toronto
Member Since: 27th Jul 2002
Total posts: 8
Posted:finally discovered this board!!!

just want to know if any of you are hitting the nightmare/resistor/smirk party on august 10th...

www.nightmarehell.com

im going to be doing firebreathing, and maybe fire eating there.....but if you get a hold of my soon...(next few days....) i can arrange to have you bring any fire toys that you have, poi, sticks....

e-mail me at fllink@rogers.com

thanks

Kevin Spencer


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linda
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Location: Toronto, Canada
Member Since: 13th May 2002
Total posts: 93
Posted:hey kevin, welcome on board! If you want to meet fire spinners, come to cherry beach on monday. we usually show up around 5pm. (see previous posting). Also tuesday at trinity park, around 8pm. walk in from queen st. you'll hear the drums.

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Kevin Spencer
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Location: toronto
Member Since: 27th Jul 2002
Total posts: 8
Posted:how long have you guys been spinning at cherry beach for??

i stopped going there about a year and a bit ago...few months after that started being used as a venue, and before the thugs were showing up for the jungle parties...

wont be able to make it monday though....but tuesday sounds good.....

hopefully i can find someone who will be inclined enough to spin at a party...either inside the venue, or outside during the lineup..

thanks

Kevin Spencer


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Laha
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Location: Toronto
Member Since: 4th Aug 2002
Total posts: 1
Posted:Hi everyone!

Would someone be able to tell me how to get to Cherry Beach by the TTC?

I've been spinning for almost a year now and haven't had the chance to see anyone else do it, save for the occassional short video of someone at a rave. So, I've been dying to meet others and hope to do so before the summer's out.

Gotta go now. My connection is flaky, but I'll try to check back soon. Bye!

-Adam


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MissAstrofunklove
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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: 23rd May 2002
Total posts: 154
Posted:Kevin- The Promise guys (Dave and Irving) have been throwing free sunday afternoon ( 2 to 11pm ) parties there all summer.
No thugs, just a nice chill beach vibe!!!

Unfortunately I don't think there is ttc along lakeshore and down Cherry st. so I sugest a bike OR take a cab from Front st. OR bring a friend with a car.


....dance like nobodieswatching.... oh no wait, I'm not watching! My eyes are shut *crash* hehe oops sorry did I bump into you? *blush*

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promise
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Member Since: 7th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3
Posted:Hey, just finally checked out your board here.

It looks like you are all pretty involved in poi and spinning and I admire that. I'm glad that we go past sunset on the beach on the weekend so you can have time and space to spin for others. It makes it all so much better. We will be doing it again next week.

By the way, can you believe that stilt-walking 12 foot red masked demon/bird that came along and started dancing to breaks? I have no idea......

Hey, can anyone put me in contact with Lindsay? She was awesome on Sunday. My email is mdave@sympatico.ca

thanks.
yes yes yall.


dave of Promise

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Paddy
back from the dead...sort of
Location: 4341'N 7938'W
Member Since: 23rd Feb 2002
Total posts: 884
Posted:People! I left my favorite sweatshirt at Trinity last night!! Did anyone by chance pick it up??

It's a black FDCO hoodie with stripes on the sleeves. It's tremedously comfy and if I've lost it like the bonehead I am I don't think I'll be able to forgive myself.

I know that it was sitting right by the tree. I thought I'd packed it in my bag and I only realized what I'd done once I got home.

If you found it, *please please please* let me know. And if someone on firewire could maybe send out a quick message asking if anyone on firewire fround it, I'd *reallllly* appreciate it...

Thank you so much everyone.


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MissAstrofunklove
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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: 23rd May 2002
Total posts: 154
Posted:NO FEAR PADDY, MISS ASTROFUNKLOVE IS HERE!!

Yes, I found a lone sweater by the tree and it is now in the safe sweet hands of the lovely Miss Kiki!
I can tell her to bring it sunday or next tuesday or if you want it you could drop by her place. It's Up to YOU*!
BTW were those your sun glasses too?

*call me let me know tonight and/or for directions.

Well this is my last post for a little while as I leave for out west Friday. I wish I could bring you guys all along I don't think spinning will have quite the same magicalness without all of you guys there twirling along with me!! Have fun see you Aug.24

*huggzz*
B.


....dance like nobodieswatching.... oh no wait, I'm not watching! My eyes are shut *crash* hehe oops sorry did I bump into you? *blush*

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Paddy
back from the dead...sort of
Location: 4341'N 7938'W
Member Since: 23rd Feb 2002
Total posts: 884
Posted:BETHANY!! THANK YOU THANK THANK YOU!! YOU ROCK SO MUCH!!



I was so worried...you don't know how relieved I am! I spend about 20hours/day wearing that thing in the winter!

Yep, they're my sunglasses too...I was just so worried about losing my cozy hoodie I didn't even think to mention them.

I'll pick them up from Kiki next tuesday...it's well out of your way to drop them off and I couldn't ask you to do that after you've already been picking up after my forgetful-ass self.

Thank you again Bethany (and Kiki), you absolutely rock. Have a lovely time out west!

<--- me all happy in hoodie
<--- me all cool in sunglasses

PS. just one more thank you. THANK YOU!!


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Paddy
back from the dead...sort of
Location: 4341'N 7938'W
Member Since: 23rd Feb 2002
Total posts: 884
Posted:Misread last post...thought you meant you were going to drop by *my* place, which would just be silly. If I am in the city I'll drop by and pick them up (as you were actually suggesting). I'll call you I have time, otherwise tuesday is cool! Thanks again!

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linda
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Location: Toronto, Canada
Member Since: 13th May 2002
Total posts: 93
Posted:hey gang, awesome weekend. monday was amazing (thank you promise - nice to see ya here, dave). the 12 foot red demon was ben, who is a friend of frank's. they belong to the anti-gravity circus. their members juggled fire and twirled staff on monday.
tuesday at trinity was great. when i left amazon was teaching two bicycle cops poi!
I'm going to lola's brainstorming tomorrow thursday at the cadillac lounge to come up with performance ideas for harvest festival. everyone's welcome. 8:30pm.
then amazon's party on fri. guess davey and friends are going to the reverb on sat. and of course, we'll see everyone at cherry beach on sunday.
LAHA, if you can't make cherry beach, try to come to trinity park on tuesday. drumming, poi, fun. 9pm, walk in from queen, listen for drums.
BETHANY, have a great trip.
LINDSAY, maybe we can do the yoga thing next week sometime.


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yummi
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Location: Toronto
Member Since: 4th Aug 2002
Total posts: 15
Posted:Okie some of you know me and some not yet but I Just wanted to say huge huge thanks to all of you.
I am 'Ren and I moved here from Vancouver just two short weeks ago. You have invited me into your circle you have shown friendship and acceptance and kindness like I have rarely experienced. You are incredibly talented, gifted, creative, souls that I am honored to know and to hang with. Many of you have taken me under your wing time and time again to show me poi moves and others have simply offered hugs and smiles which are so so important.
So here is a list just to say WOW YOU GUYS ROCK!
Davey - wonderful sexy spinner of fire and lover of people thanks for you openess and smiles.
Petey- Dood, what can I say? You rawk and you're a great lil poi teacher
okie this is gonna take all day so here are the shout outs!
Carole *woot*, Bethany *yay*, Keely, Donny, Matt, Paddy, Corinne, Promise crew, Jeff, Jolt, Stephanie, Crystal, Linda, Don and Lisa, Frank, DJS you guys move me, literally! Okie can't think gotta go to bed. There are some I've forgotten sorry bout that , but one and all thank you , you've made me feel very at home.
*BIG HUGS*


Life is GRAND and i am gratefulNamaste'Ren

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maladmin
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Location: Toronto
Member Since: 22nd Jun 2002
Total posts: 46
Posted:Nice one yummy - just wanted to say thats pretty much exactly how I feel. I havent been around recently but I'll be back - hopefully soon.

We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are. - Tobias Wolff

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Mass Destruction Worldwide
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Location: Toronto
Member Since: 16th May 2002
Total posts: 83
Posted:Wow, is this circle ever getting huge!!!! Started with 5 and went to like 35!!! Yey for all of us! Its been fun finally getting out to Trinity the last 2 weeks....schools been crazy busy for me, Im in the middle of mid terms right now....AHHH! So much to do! Trinity gives me an opportunity to not think about school for a short time...heh!

So, Lindz....you find out anything about that *guy* ?? Heheh....Im bein such a girl...

Anyways see you all next week!


educate yourself - knowledge is power

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bender
still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:Wowies i take a peek at the massive toronto thread and realise how much the scene is exploding. woot indeedly, my lucky maple mateys!

Laugh Often, Smile Much, Post lolcats Always

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Hi my pants are on fire
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Location: here
Member Since: 9th Jul 2002
Total posts: 26
Posted:HUH.......

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MissAstrofunklove
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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: 23rd May 2002
Total posts: 154
Posted:PADDY - your so sweet! No prob. man I just saw it laying there by the tree so lonely I had to rescue it hehe
Anyway Keely (Kiki) will bring it to trinity on tues for you!

EVERYONE HAVE A GREAT 2 WEEKS I'm off, will miss you all muchly!

BC here i comne.......
*huggzz*
B.


....dance like nobodieswatching.... oh no wait, I'm not watching! My eyes are shut *crash* hehe oops sorry did I bump into you? *blush*

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