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NightShade1member
368 posts
Location: panama


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who is yer poi inspiration guys? well maybe you dont tho but i do... mine are Jo derry and Danger boy... i have saw videos from them really nice dancing.... i would like to dance as good as them tho hahaIt just that i dont see many good poi dancer here sucks man =( ppl is just starting to get in that here tho

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xaedamember
129 posts
Location: Sydney, Australia


Posted:
tarzan - I don't have access to a camera any more
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How about, I go out and spin tonight on my own, and you can pretend you're in NZ, and then you still have to be good all year
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hahaha.x

the memories fire, the rhythm falls slow....


Augustamember
9 posts
Location: Sydney, Australia


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I am constantly inspired by a mix of Roald Dahl's Mrs Trunchbull (who swung small children by their pigtails in 'Matilda') and John Travolta's hot hip action in 'Saturday Night Fever'.Those crazy kids from The Wick Effect aren't half bad either
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-- Augusta'What the flame does not consume, consumes the flame.'

Augusta'What the flame does not consume, consumes the flame.'


NYCNYC
9,232 posts
Location: NYC, NY, USA


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P, I tried that but my local plaque maker said he was all out of "Pele slept here" plaques. Apparently they tend to sell out quickly around bars and brothels.
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::Josh Runs in blowing refs whistle::PHEEEEWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!That was clearly below the belt, and a high tackle!! Get your ass to the showers!!::Flashes Red Card::Josh

CantusSILVER Member
Tantamount to fatuity
15,965 posts
Location: Down the road, United Kingdom


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Call me Mr Picky if you like but, how can it be below the belt if it's a high tackle?Not being a sporting type I may have simply misunderstood a basic rule or something.....------------------C@ntus

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean


NYCNYC
9,232 posts
Location: NYC, NY, USA


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RED CARD! RED CARD! WHAT?!?! That's ######## REF! You gotta be out of your #### mind! This isn't the ##### leagues you ##### mother ######. Somebody should take that ####### and shove it up your ### before you ##### the ##### in the #######. You ######, ####, ######, son of a pig #######, #####!!! They should send you back to ###### #### where you came from you ###### blind, ignorant ####, ###### ######! I'll rip your ###### out of your ### so your own ##### mother can't even ##### your ####, ######, ########!!!That's a horrible call! HORRible! Abso####inglutely HORRible![Kicks over table before being escorted off by security...]And stop picturing my ass in the shower everyone! Yeah, I THOUGHT so!

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CantusSILVER Member
Tantamount to fatuity
15,965 posts
Location: Down the road, United Kingdom


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You have a donkey?
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"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean


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Yeah I dont know how such a call could be made in any other reality
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but I'm the ref, and if you dont want to be sent off too you'll shutup about it!The refs decision is final::turns back on Cantus' malevolent stare::Play Ball!Josh

NYCNYC
9,232 posts
Location: NYC, NY, USA


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Hey don't call Josh a donkey, he's not that ugly![Storms back on the the field from locker room spewing unintelligable curses before being tackled and dragged out by security again...]{Crowd starts chanting "U-S-A; U-S-A"}[dunno why, it just seems that every crowd I've seen on TV these day's chants USA whenever they get the chance... I guess it's one of the few things that American crowds can agree on these days, that they are from the USA.]

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I would like to point out that I'm not a donkey..Annd..I defintely was NOT having sexual relations with NYC in the shower. That was another donkey, oops! I've said too much!...quick fingers! hit submit before brain has a chance to react!

KatincaSee my vest.... see my vest...
693 posts
Location: Adelaide - South Australia



CantusSILVER Member
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15,965 posts
Location: Down the road, United Kingdom


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Quick. Swap it for some beans...------------------C@ntus

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean


NYCNYC
9,232 posts
Location: NYC, NY, USA


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MAGIC beans?!What are you talking about Josh, did you forget about our shower already?
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OHHHHHhhhhh, SHE's here! Right... SHhhhh! "Um so how about those Rugby guys they're really good this year with the Rugby and all and gosh... um... aren't chicks hot?"

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PeleBRONZE Member
the henna lady
6,193 posts
Location: WNY, USA


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::Holding NYC back from the cow::(announcer voice)...and with a good half the team riding the bench and NYC not having enough of the ass in the shower, we now present you with NYC, his wonderful poi and a bit of bovine bondage...
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Oh, and NYC you should know that you can't believe all that you read...oops! I forgot, you have that voice activated software and don't know how to read!
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And besides, how could anyone resist....I am a god you know....
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(j/k NYC..you know I love you...errrr...in that nice platonic kind of way....
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)------------------Pele Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir...https://www.pyromorph.com

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


NYCNYC
9,232 posts
Location: NYC, NY, USA


Posted:
Don't hate me because I'm beautiful.

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Tarzanmember
9 posts
Location: Wallington, Surrey, London, England


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Xaeda: aaaaw, more's the pity. I'll be good next year, but next christmans perhaps? [image]https://www.homeofpoi.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif">[/image]

This leads to bedwetting?
sheets well spent.


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Inspiration?Mine is a guy who I introduced to fire spinning 2 weeks ago in Switzerland.I'm travelling at the mo and I spin alone or with people who I'm teaching, mostly alone except for this guyhe's called Guillaume and hes a natural, lke I spent half an hour during the day with him learning the weave and not quite getting it. That evening he commences with a 5 beat weave I say " no it's not necessary just 2 beats and 1 beat" but he doesn't get it then I think naaa shut up Adele, if he can do a five beat weave straight off then let him! So I get the fire out and he does it with fire too. I always get people started with the fire as soon as possible - just for the thrill. He is soooo elegant and has a a total desire to learn and a kind of meditational zen quality about his practiceah tres beau. When I watch him I want to spin again and again. We learnt together for a week travelling back in his camyonette to the south of France spinning fire every night. I have already taught him all the moves I know thats all the moves on this site in under a week. I know that he will be better than me very soon but thats great because this guy was destined to spin fire, and I am the one who showed him the way and I've span so much in the last two weeks because of him and learnt alot.Infact I'm so much more into spinning now and he's also inspired me to make my first post to the board - I mean I want to tell people and who better than you guys who can understand where I'm coming from. Sadly we are apart at the moment and I spin alone again L but soon to meet up J I hope.I wonder have any of you had inspirational students?

NYCNYC
9,232 posts
Location: NYC, NY, USA


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"Inspirational Students"... Hrmmmm... I know what both of those words mean but have never seen them used in the same sentence.
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(Sarcastic Public School Teacher Who Actually Loves His Students Dearly...)

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NYCNYC
9,232 posts
Location: NYC, NY, USA


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Weird, the # of replies keeps increasing but I can't see the new posts... I guess it was that server buffer that Malcolm was talking about...

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CharlesBRONZE Member
Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
3,989 posts
Location: Auckland, New Zealand


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DAMN! Someone said I was inspirational and i've been avoiding this thread coz it looked like a poi-only thing when it first started.(drags out his ego pump from under the bed and attaches it to the valve)I'm gonna get flamed here badly, but I think staff is much easier to get into a lull with than poi, making my inspiration people directly related to whether I'm in a rutt or not. Now I'm fully into double staffs coz of a guy called Tim who's got more double staff moves than I've got single staffs, and I know I'm not the worst staffer in the world.As for cows and chickens and NYC's shower, I guess I shouldn't comment coz I've been absent from this thread....
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CantusSILVER Member
Tantamount to fatuity
15,965 posts
Location: Down the road, United Kingdom


Posted:
Which nutter said you were inspirational Charles?
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I can't imagine anyone in their right mind would say that....------------------C@ntus

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean


CharlesBRONZE Member
Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
3,989 posts
Location: Auckland, New Zealand


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ow! (realises he can't get out of the room coz his head won't fit through the door)probably just some person who hasn't seena real staffer like dangerboy or flash...------------------Charles (INFERNO)newdolbel@hotmail.comhttps://juggling.co.nz

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xaedamember
129 posts
Location: Sydney, Australia


Posted:

the memories fire, the rhythm falls slow....


CantusSILVER Member
Tantamount to fatuity
15,965 posts
Location: Down the road, United Kingdom


Posted:
I think you'll find that whoever this person was Charles they also listed Dangeyboy as inspirational. They haven't seen Flash yet but she said she might come and visit them when she's in the country next year. So they can see her spin then (maybe
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)And you seem to have glazed over the point were they said "Charles (when he's not burning himself)" And the bit when they said the fact that he's a year younger than them was also a factor....not so much inspiration as fear of being superceded by a newer model
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Xaeda yeah, the unicycle thing does detract somewhat doesn't it?------------------C@ntus

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean


DJ DantanaBRONZE Member
veteran
1,495 posts
Location: Stillwater, Ok. USA


Posted:
Ok, somebody needs to stop handing out free CRACK! that sh*t is addictive. Inspirations (in no particular order)Dangerboy, Robert Michael, Brian Galager, Jo Derry, and every Beautiful Lady on that COL video (I guess that would have to be all of them, all of God's daughters are beautful, especialy when they twirl FIRE) including (but not limited to) Flashfire, Insane Monkey Girl, and KatincaPlease excuse the spelling of names, it is 4:00 AM where I am...need sleep...feeling weak...must...reach...bed...be....for...pass...out....

we eat and we drink and we smoke and we try!


NightShade1member
368 posts
Location: panama


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Hahaha now you mention santano i would like to see a video of the chicks of this forum twirling! that would be interesting
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maybe i will find other inspiration tho
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And im agree with you with this ( all of God's daughters are beautful, especialy when they twirl FIRE) well i dont really care if it fire twirler or she is a glowstick twirler not i just would like that my gf would be one of us
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that would ownZ
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hahahawell anyways im just a glowstick twirler
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CantusSILVER Member
Tantamount to fatuity
15,965 posts
Location: Down the road, United Kingdom


Posted:
Is the delectable Flash Fire on the COL video?

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean


pr!m@temember
78 posts
Location: Birmingham UK


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August bank holiday 1999, Exodus , Luton, England, somewhere between the motorway and the mainline railway(floats back to those halcyonic daze...)Fully nutted, staggering about looking for the best sound system - and there she was - gorgeous...(the sound of violins gently erm...)(THUD!)Oops, sorry! drifted off there for a bitFree parties & festivals for me mate. You see some stupid stuff going on there - blows your mind.
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KatBRONZE Member
Pooh-Bah
2,211 posts
Location: London, Wales (UK)


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Back on line after a long time away, hello old and new friends..My inspiration for starting poi was a newzealander but stylewise I have been inspired by Japanese girls. Chooch has a beautiful poi style as does my friend Yukiko who I taught poi and who far outstripped me in style and grace after only a short while doing poi.Looking forward to meeting the London fireweavers for more inspiration.Kat------------------"London is a city coming down from its trip and there's going to be a lot of refugees" - Danny,Withnail & I

Come faeries, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame.

- W B Yeats


CantusSILVER Member
Tantamount to fatuity
15,965 posts
Location: Down the road, United Kingdom


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So you've been to one of the Exodus Collective's Parties have you Prim@te?Feel free to take one step up
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in my esteem.They threw some mad ones back in the day. It all went a bit shit when the pigs were cracking down
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but I think it's all smiley down there again nowadays. I really must go down sometime. I haven't seen them folks for pure time.If you like free parties you should come up and play in Sheffield some time. We have some of the best. And two of the finest exponents of fire chains I've ever seen. Who, can usually be goaded into spinning at the drop of a hat.And, if you're really lucky, you might even see that rarest of animals - Me spinning staff/s. A rare treat. I'm more fickle than Rick and Orange tho. Takes a real special hat dropping b4 I perform....
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------------------C@ntus

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean


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