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SpacemonkE


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Location: London

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Posted:----------- Spinning@... Update -----------

Dear all



we have moved to a new location.... se here for the new treead

http://www.homeofpoi.com/ubbthreads/show.../o/fpart/1/vc/1





see you at the rag factory..





this is why we have moved...





We had discussions in the pub on Tuesday regarding the use of the market for spinning@spitz and thanks to friends we have a much clearer idea of whats going on:



Unfortunately we are not allowed back into the market for our workshops. It seems that while we have been out the market for the work, there has been a change of management. The new management appears to want to increase the value of the market area (gentrification is the term being used). This has led to many of the existing tenants not being invited to re enter the market, our selves included.



The stgeorges residents association would have had no idea we would not be allowed back in, so although annoying its not their fault. We still have contacts in the market and we dont want to cut out any future possibility of re-entering the market at a later date by kicking up a fuss, especially when there is no chance at all of us using the space in the current climate.



We need to do 2 things 1. Find a temporary place to play ASAP (see top) and 2. Find a permanent new home to help us move forward we need your help. Please think of the people around you, be it your parents, friends, colleagues etc and see if there is anyone who may be able to finds us a new home put the feelers out there.



If you find somewhere that fits our criteria (see below) then please get a contact name, a number or email and if appropriate, have a brief chat with them as a recommendation or personal contact makes a huge difference. If they are interested, forward their details to me and I will then chase it up.



We require an indoor or covered outdoor area with adequate lighting able to house up to 100 people on a Tuesday evening within 10mins from a tube and centrally located. We also require power to run a portable stereo.



On another note we have decided to have a Xmas party to raise some funds to help us secure a new spinning@..... s venue. The confirmed date is Thursday 20th December in a Brixton from about 7.30 pm to 1 am. More details to follow.



Hopefully we will get sorted very soon and in the meantime we will meet at the poet next week and maybe look at ice skating, bowling or something else there after.



Huge hugs



Kev and the guys at spinning@.... s





grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug

EDITED_BY: Dom (1208047279)


Perspective allows us to live in a world of incomprehensible possibility, simply by blinding us to almost all of it Were not horses, yet we all wear blinkers...

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bluecat


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Posted:me too.

(don't need the floor tho.)

could you get them to sort out some proper juggling light please? or i'll be forced to play with sticks and poi all night


love
R


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DsAds


Poi? Never!
Location: London

Total posts: 316
Posted:Me Three

Tho i do need the floor coz it hard to stand otherwise!

Ads


Is that magnets!?

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Total posts: 15414
Posted:Tom@?>:@@}{_))&$ why are you going out to chorleywood? thats almost near chesham where i am currently not...but sometimes do....live.

cant you just get the met line from liverpool street to baker street then jump on an Amersham or Chesham?


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[Nx?]
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[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:I could yeah, but I wanna go to the pub!!! and i wanna stay with more london types! (they so nice)

I guess its no shakes if I gotta go back, but id prefer to stay.

L8ters,

Tom


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Wintermute


Wintermute

Lost in the world but loving it :)
Location: Maybe Oxford, maybe Brighton ;...

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Posted:You'd think living in London would make it easier to get to these things but nooooooooooooo ther are just too many things to do ahhhhhhhhhh...........

Oh well I'm gonna do it, I'm gonna show up, be nice I'm a fluffy friendly knda guy


If fishes were wishes we'd all cast nets

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BamBam


BamBam

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Location: London

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Posted:I'll be dropping two big sticks (lots) so please some and say hello to me

Bammy


A kiss blown is a kiss wasted, the only kind of kiss is a kiss tasted.

I'm a woman. We don't say what we want, but we reserve the right to be pissed off if we don't get it. That's what makes us so fascinating and not just a LITTLE bit scary.

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DsAds


Poi? Never!
Location: London

Total posts: 316
Posted:quote: I'll be dropping two big sticks (lots) LIES!!!!

She'll hardly drop em at all!!

Or are you going drinkin before Miss Bams?

Look foward to meeting you later too.

Ads


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bluecat


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Posted:might be dropping mine too.

(bit more frequent than Bams cause she doesn't like that whole contact thing where the stick leaves your hands and is more likely to be dropped)


R


Holistic Spinner (I hope)

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BamBam

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 1810
Posted:rahhhh rahh rahh rahh rahh

Mr Cat

Bammy


Drunk..me???


A kiss blown is a kiss wasted, the only kind of kiss is a kiss tasted.

I'm a woman. We don't say what we want, but we reserve the right to be pissed off if we don't get it. That's what makes us so fascinating and not just a LITTLE bit scary.

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[Nx?]
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[Nx?]

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Posted:Im going to be dropping sticks whilst playing poi, even more impressive i think.

Tom


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DsAds


Poi? Never!
Location: London

Total posts: 316
Posted:I think we should a stand round in a circle and drop sticks, that would look pretty!

Is that magnets!?

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bluecat


bluecat

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Location: everywhere

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Posted:ooh ooh can we?


i did that before once.


* Stops himself suddenly as he realises he is starting to sound like C@ngaroo *


close one that


slap accepted.


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simian


simian

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Posted:my sticks will mainly be on the floor or in the air with brief moments of being in my hands, for i am king of pole dropping in the land of the hospital fields

Thus i win

oh and i'll also be chucking my contact ball around a bit too. Thanks to spitz concrete floor it already has more scratches than a DJ Q-Bert track


"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."

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[Nx?]
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[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
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Posted:That was a really good night, I dont think its such a good idea to be that close to the pub tho...

whod have thought jugglers could be so clumsy?

L*r

T


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TheBovrilMonkey
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TheBovrilMonkey

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Location: High Wycombe, England

Total posts: 2629
Posted:A bit of bad news - Ewan's discovered that the signed HoP shirts havn't been handed in as lost property

Does anyone have pictures of them? As a last ditch attempt to find them I'm going to make some signs and put them up around spitz, they'd probably work better with pictures.


But there's no sense crying over every mistake. You just keep on trying till you run out of cake.

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Wintermute


Wintermute

Lost in the world but loving it :)
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Posted:Bugger, got distracted again, whod've thought it would be so hard to leave Greenwich.......

Anyways perhaps next week I can dazzle everyone with my incredible burning wrist trick (got it down to a fine art now )


If fishes were wishes we'd all cast nets

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NYC


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Posted:Just peeking in and giggling at the new HoP Ghetto slang:

"YO HOMIE! You gonna be droppin' stix this weekend?"

"WORD, me and shorty gonna be droppin' mad stix this sunday yo. You?"

"Na, yo, My stixs got jacked at spitz. I might have to tangle some chain yo."

"Aaight, peace"


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

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[Nx?]
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[Nx?]

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Posted:

"Im gonna get my aerotec' on yo balls."

t


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coleman
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coleman

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Posted:nyc - someone gave me "mad props" the other day.

so i was expecting like some juggling clubs made of water or maybe a frozen mercury contact ball but no such "mad props" materialised...?

i'm confused son.


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


spiralx

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Posted:Haven't made it down for a couple of weeks now due to illness and stuff, looking forward to going again next week

"Moo," said the happy cow.

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NYC


NYC

NYC
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Posted:Cole, I give you mad props all the time homie. You're just not there to hear.

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

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bluecat


bluecat

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Posted:i gave him an angry fish to play with....




Holistic Spinner (I hope)

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SmallBoy - x


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Posted:Gonna miss tuesday, but not as much as the hugz I'm not going to be getting......

Small Lardy Person In Disguise

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Wibble


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Posted:IIIITTTTTTTTSSSSSSSSS TTTTTTUUUEEEEEEEESSSSSSDDDAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYY!



My week now goes
Monday, Poiday, Wednesday..... etc

I'm learning so much and meeting some great people. Thanks to everyone for making Tuesday at Spittalfields the highlight of my week.



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Posted:(*Bumpedy-bumpedy-bump-bump-crash-wobble-spank-crash-wibble*)

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BamBam

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Posted:Bammy picks up the small one and dusts him off

ahhhh you look a little TRASHED....... Cam let the games begin.

Bammy


A kiss blown is a kiss wasted, the only kind of kiss is a kiss tasted.

I'm a woman. We don't say what we want, but we reserve the right to be pissed off if we don't get it. That's what makes us so fascinating and not just a LITTLE bit scary.

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The_Pirate_Dyke_Boy


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Posted:yay

im coming!

ooo this half term is gonna all be about poipoipoi

yay!!!!!!!


D.B.
X x X x X

Ship off the starboard! sound general quarters! noise and light discipline! man the cannons! GET ME THE RUM!

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jemima (jem)
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jemima (jem)

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Total posts: 1750
Posted:wicked i'll see you there then

Never assume
Always Acknowledge

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[Nx?]
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[Nx?]

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Posted:aARRRRGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!

me wanne be a cool london person too!

Tom


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bluecat


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Posted:

not there.




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