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Booojakasha
Location: Brisbane QLD Australia
Member Since: 29th Nov 2001
Total posts: 121
Posted:I think I think too much, or wait am I thinking needlessly about thinking too much, arggghhhhhhhh brain hurts i'm thinking to much......Anyhow back to what was saying, does anyone know what came first in the way of fire toys, staff or pois or whatever else might have been used.I told you all that I think too much
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Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land
Member Since: 15th Feb 2002
Total posts: 2419
Posted:Hi I know that Poi's are an old Mauri toys that they used to use to keep their fingers supple for weaving and the men used them for strenght and co-ordination for fighting - so poi's must be pretty old.. Don't know about the rest./. sorryRed

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Tom
Tom

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Location: England
Member Since: 10th Sep 2001
Total posts: 135
Posted:Would cave men waving burning sticks around count??
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Pele
Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA
Member Since: 15th Dec 2000
Total posts: 6193
Posted:Meteors have been used for over 1500 years by the Chinese, and staves even longer by most Polynesian and some Asian cultures.Traditional Maori poi are very unlike what we use and had nothing to do with fire at all, but the ones they use have been around centuries.------------------Pele Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir...http://www.pyromorph.com

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Twirl'N'Burn
Booojakasha
Location: Brisbane QLD Australia
Member Since: 29th Nov 2001
Total posts: 121
Posted:Mmmmmm interisting *mind still wandering away with pointless thoughts*

Simply an excuse to play with fire.

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pozee
old hand
Location: san diego
Member Since: 27th Jul 2001
Total posts: 886
Posted:the chicken...no wait the egg...

anyone got a light?

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Phuhzzzie Wuhzzzie the Pumpkin King
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Location: Melbourne, the new Land of Nod
Member Since: 10th Jan 2002
Total posts: 141
Posted:I'm pretty sure that staff came first about a gazillion years ago beacuse it is easier to get a big stick and whack people with it than it is to attatch a rock to a rope. It's REALY basic technology poeple. ------------------A wise man once said to me, "Hey! You! Get out of my wardrobe!" and in a way, I guess he was right.

A wise man once said to me, Hey! You! Get out of my wardrobe! and in a way, I guess he was right.

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spicychicken
member
Location: new jersey, usa
Member Since: 16th Feb 2002
Total posts: 19
Posted:the-- aw man, pozee beat me to it ;]

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Cantus
Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 15965
Posted:I think people waving burning sticks round could count. But they'd have to put their burning sticks down before attempting more advanced mathematical problems......------------------C@ntusThere's only one way of life and that's your own.

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
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Kinudin (Soul Fyre)
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Location: San Diego, California, USA
Member Since: 21st Dec 2001
Total posts: 1325
Posted:The egg came first because they were dino eggs. (They never said they had to be /chicken/ eggs
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Posted:torches / fire clubs IMHO.Josh

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