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The Official London juggling ber spy. shh! dont tell any one
Location: the world (London)

Total posts: 419
Posted:had an idea to day.

i want to start a community of jugglers, spinners and more.

All i want is any ideas on how i can get my hands on a large plot of land,
Has to be in a warm part of the world.
And has to have room to build a place for all the family

I'll enjoy your input peace


When people says "plz" cause its shorter than "please" I say "no" cause its shorter than "yes"

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arsn


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Posted:A long long time ago, there were plans for an island paradise...

But with Island prices on the rise... it didn't make it... biggrin


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originalsmit
SILVER Member since Aug 2003

originalsmit

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Location: nottingham, england. cornwall ...

Total posts: 469
Posted:not just a good idea, its my dream.
cant take living in a westernised country for much longer, everything is fake and wasteful and crappy i hate it here, i have a long seated desire to get out.
if i find the place you are on about ill mail you.
how wonderful would that be, eat what you grow,live where you build, no tax no crappy pre processed food, lets face it most of the time you dont know what you eat.
no concrete. NONE
go watch the beach add poi = paradise
smit


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Stebbins
BRONZE Member since Dec 2002

10th degree spoon weilder
Location: Halifax, Canada (currently in ...

Total posts: 171
Posted:Count me in.. That would be great.. I found a few places but for some reason the silly bastards wanted money for them mad

-Beeaaatch please, I'm the macaroni with the cheese.
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simian


simian

110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
Location: London

Total posts: 3149
Posted:A juggling community? Sounds lovely.

But look deeper and the terrible flipside of this apparently innocent vision appears...

The oft discussed threat of a spinner\juggler civil war would become far more than mere speculation were the two parties to be forced together in this way. An uneasy peace exists between the factions when confined to Workshop meets, but in communal dormitories and showers? Bedlam, i assure you.

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i want to start a community of jugglers, spinners and more.
All i want is any ideas on how i can get my hands on a large plot of land,
Has to be in a warm part of the world.
And has to have room to build a place for all the family.




That sounds like London to me smile ubblove

oh sorry, i missed the part saying warm rolleyes:


"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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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay, United Kin...

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Posted:i've heard that idea before somewhere...

ah yes - it was from you i believe smile

the hills in india would be nice.
as would somewhere in south america (lots of juggling conventions in summer too).

unfortunately i have absolutely no knowledge of real estate in either of these two countries frown
i'm guessing they're both cheaper than here though...

are you thinking permanent community in the monastic style or a permanent open community, available as a base for those jugglers looking for a 'long-term retreat'?

ooh, and it'll have to be somewhere with lots of room if you're gonna let dirty poi spinners in wink tongue

give me two years and i'll be there with you ubblove


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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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Posted:it may not be as far away as y'all think


hehe wink


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arsn


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Posted:Say do you know something Bluecat... it's just that your talking in that real sly way... are you Mr X. cos if you were... tongue

I can't hear you... I have a banana in my ear.

"You mean I'll have to use my brain?... but I use staff!!!" ~ ben-ja-men

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The Official London juggling ber spy. shh! dont tell any one
Location: the world (London)

Total posts: 419
Posted:south america sounds cool.
ive been there once and the mountains in chile would be cool.
some where near to the mountains and close to the see, then we could go fishing (when were not trying some sick trick)


When people says "plz" cause its shorter than "please" I say "no" cause its shorter than "yes"

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The Official London juggling ber spy. shh! dont tell any one
Location: the world (London)

Total posts: 419
Posted:do you have a secret supply of funds that you have not told me about

When people says "plz" cause its shorter than "please" I say "no" cause its shorter than "yes"

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bluecat


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Posted:wink


well.


i night tell you.


i prefer the tassie option.

tell you more later.

hehe
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The Official London juggling ber spy. shh! dont tell any one
Location: the world (London)

Total posts: 419
Posted:or do you have some land that you did not tell us all about. confused

When people says "plz" cause its shorter than "please" I say "no" cause its shorter than "yes"

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The_Pirate_Dyke_Boy

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Location: Canterbury, UK

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Posted:bluecat u psychotic feline of folly, JUST TELL US!!!!

id come and chill for a bit

i can start fire WITHOUT parafin, cook pretty damn well, do lots of manual labour, guard the perimeter, set punji stake traps, build rocke.... sorry bit carried away there rolleyes


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

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bluecat

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Posted:well a freind of mine and a couple of others have been talking about this for some time and have bought some land in tassie and and and and

too long and complicated to explain right now but they've asked me if i want to join them... and in time i think i will.

unfortunately right now(i.e. at the start of the project) people wanting in will need to be putting in a bit of dosh. which is where i come in (mother just sold house and giving me half the cash to put into property somewhere,....)

i'll get more info and get in touch mr nearlysevenballjuggler.

ps just nailed 6x4 with five balls biggrin


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R


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bluecat

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Posted:and just cause i couldn't let that oddballs staff member be th only one....


today i managed 13 catches of 7 balls biggrin
1 more...ooooh god it could be a while tho.

(two smooth head rolls too)
(good hols these. if you can't get away for life to somewhere as planned in this thread, i recommend going south for summer and spending all day on your juggling biggrin)


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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

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Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom

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Posted:will there be Australian Dick Cheese there?

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bluecat

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Posted:'fraid not.

only home made cheese( and there will be showers to wash in dirty boy spank)


processed cheese mad


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The_Pirate_Dyke_Boy


The_Pirate_Dyke_Boy

HOP Lord of the Pirate Admiralty
Location: Canterbury, UK

Total posts: 1079
Posted:soz for my ignorance, but where is it?
UK?
Mars?


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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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3136
Posted:do you ever go to any classes dyke boy?

and before you ask, i haven't been to any lectures in the last 2 weeks smile


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_VT_
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

Your Face!
Location: el paso, tx, USA

Total posts: 1173
Posted:Why not put it on one of the islands in the arcapellago off the coast of japan? confused

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
-Albert Einstein-

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GottaLoveIt

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Posted:Aww, I'd love it! Don't know for how long but it would be fantastic. If I had money, I'd help! I used to dream about living like that when I was ickle. Now I don't dream much anymore....

Monkeys monkeys and bananas

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Location: Canterbury, UK

Total posts: 1079
Posted:hey flid tongue that hurts... im still U6 u no...
but still, WHERE???

cummon im ignorant of these things!!!



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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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GottaLoveIt

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Posted:Wait for the under water volcanoes to produce more land, then lay claim to it put a jugglers/spinners flag up and claim it. Then gradually introduce life to the island. Be wary though, you'll probably need lifeboats for every little eruption and so many precautions. Hey, told you it was a dream....

Monkeys monkeys and bananas

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_VT_
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

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Location: el paso, tx, USA

Total posts: 1173
Posted:yea, you could do that , but arn't the poles supposed to shift and the world flood?
EDITED_BY: Virtua Trancer (1070076904)


Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
-Albert Einstein-

Peanut butter... It fills the cracks of the soul! -Paul Blart-

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The Official London juggling ber spy. shh! dont tell any one
Location: the world (London)

Total posts: 419
Posted:so after some chatting and a little thinkin on the best places to live i thought that chile would be nice.
all of it is near to the sea and the mountains. both good in my books.
land is quite cheep. and the weather there is nice as well.


When people says "plz" cause its shorter than "please" I say "no" cause its shorter than "yes"

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GottaLoveIt

Sponge
Location: Stevenage

Total posts: 883
Posted:I was going to go there for my year out, problem: I know three words in spanish... But it sounds like a beautiful place

Monkeys monkeys and bananas

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firedancingfairy


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Location: Australia

Total posts: 201
Posted:A community of beautiful, creative, juggling folk in Chile...

It sounds heavenly! ubblove

I can speak a bit of spanish...Can I come too? biggrin


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The Official London juggling ber spy. shh! dont tell any one
Location: the world (London)

Total posts: 419
Posted:if i ever get the place going you are free to come and play as much as you like
peace


When people says "plz" cause its shorter than "please" I say "no" cause its shorter than "yes"

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Beth


Beth

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Location: Cornwall & Oxford

Total posts: 1262
Posted:Ahh but there is a darker side to all this!

Have any of you read 'The Beach' by Alex Garland?

Look what happened there, a heavenly community of like-minded people on a beautiful paradise island, and it all went pear shaped coz they were sooooo adamant to keep it at any cost which is probably what would happen with a community of jugglers/spinners.

Be careful what you wish for... it might come back and bite you in the bum when least expecting it! eek

Tho in theory is a really good idea! biggrin

peace



Aim high and you'll know your limits, aim low and you'll never know how high you could have climbed.

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Achluophobia
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Magical Sock Dancer
Location: Newfoundland, Canada

Total posts: 255
Posted:How about we just all start our own little town in New Zealand! Come on how hard can it be too start your own town. Like you said we have doctors and enginers and even an astrophysiscs around here somewhere. smile

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pounce
SILVER Member since Jan 2003

pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
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Posted:Quote:
Have any of you read 'The Beach' by Alex Garland?




also was made into a movie for those lazy people who don't read

**giggles**


I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

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