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Malcolm
SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003

Malcolm

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Location: New Zealand

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Posted:I was looking at a box of toys in a basket and this caught my eye.

Could it be a bear doing poi? It was made to hang over the babies cot.
Could not find the manufacturers name on it, anyone seen another toy like this for babies?

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Posted:ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol

That's very cool


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Kaji


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Posted:hehe ubblol

Start selling them in the store. Lotsa hopers have kids. Hook 'em while there young (hey it worked for the cigarette companies).

I think I saw them at toy's 'R us (or something that look almost the same) when my beloved girlfriend/fiance drug me into the baby section.


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Posted:*giggles* nice one malcom ubblol

but this is just a suggestion..maybe you could think about selling poi soft enough for lil kids .. cos whenever i swing i get a whole queue of kids wanting a go especially the led sticks..i mean i was at a bbq the other day and the youngest to want a go was 2yrs old .. he wanted to look like a butterfly bless him .. just though it was worth a mention biggrin


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mech
BRONZE Member since Jun 2003

mech

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Posted:surly this bear is doing meteor rather than poi, its a line, not two!

still thats just my over active childish mind working again!

laterdays


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Valura
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

Valura

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Location: Brisbane, Australia

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Posted:Kids poi is the BEST idea... so many kids play with my practise gear and their mums are always asking where they can get them a set... unfortunatly the poi are always too long for them... I can definatly drum up some interest!!! biggrin

TAJ "boat mummy." VALURA "yes sweetie you went on a boat, was daddy there with you?" TAJ "no, but monkey on boat" VALURA "well then sweetie, Daddy WAS there with you"

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

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Posted:Quote:
Kids poi is the BEST idea...




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twirling babies?
it wasn't my idea... ubbangel


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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mech
BRONZE Member since Jun 2003

mech

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Posted:im going iwth thats a fake pic, from eth shape of his hands?

and barring that, cool , but who would you cope with nappie changes?


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Posted:Now if you could just teach the babies to spin while you're spinning them! eek

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coleman
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Posted:Quote:
im going iwth thats a fake pic, from eth shape of his hands?





ubblol



shape of his hands?! ubblol



dude, i thought maybe the fact that he's got babies swinging upsidedown while the mother idly sits by might have suggested it was fake...?



nappy changes are what gilligans were invented for. smile


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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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MikeIcon
GOLD Member since Mar 2003

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Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA

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Posted:Rofl...

At least Im not the only one who has thought of and discussed the possibilities of stringin up some toddlers.


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We'll blaze a new trail,
and torch the rough patches.

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mech
BRONZE Member since Jun 2003

mech

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Posted:what....you mean it is fake? o-O!

*stops spinning reception kids rounds*
i was having fun then, its the only reason i work in primary schools!


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Posted:hahaha this whole post is so funny... stringing kids up.... spinning kids while their spinning... hehehe good ideas but very funny. ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol

Some Jarhead last night: "this dumb a$$ thinks hes fireproof"

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brainstorma
BRONZE Member since Jan 2003

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Posted:hey it sure beat spining cats

or bagers to
hehehe


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Gnor
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

Gnor

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Posted:Little ickle kids say poi really cutely..poi....

5 year old boys treat them like weapons


Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

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Tao Star


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Posted:Quote:
Little ickle kids say poi really cutely..poi....

5 year old boys treat them like weapons



Believe me, they're not the only ones. I have a 22 yr old brother and he seems to be pretty obsessed with hitting stuff with my poi. spank


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strong-bad pop up book,
it was the book of my dreams.

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vanize
SILVER Member since Aug 2001

vanize

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Location: Austin, Texas, USA

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Posted:yes, I have to admit to a shameful habit of whacking passing she-spinners on the bum with my poi. spank

but it just makes me so happy! ubbrollsmile
kiss to all my victims


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Tao Star


Tao Star

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Posted:ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol

that post made me laugh more than any i've evere read on HOP.


sad sad sad person that i am... rolleyes


I had a dream that my friend had a
strong-bad pop up book,
it was the book of my dreams.

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Posted:Quote:
hey it sure beat spining cats


So who says babies can't spin cats? tongue


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certifiedloon
SILVER Member since Jun 2004

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Location: currently New Zealand

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Posted:this gets my vote as the funniest thread smile classic picture!!

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Spanner
BRONZE Member since Feb 2003

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Posted:My son has started this month with a pair of rattles from a set he was given as a baby.




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They have elastic strings: he's already learned a move I don't know the name of redface



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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

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Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

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Posted:Stepping up on soapbox

I just want to go on record as saying that as a pediatrician in training, I am deeply offended by Coleman's crass and thoughtless use of a photograph of children clearly being abused and neglected. I think we need to have an official HOP policy against showing photographs involving people twirling children.

*falls flat on face (in the mud) while stepping down from soapbox* ubblol


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

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Rixatrix
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rixatrix

paranoid of gov't conspiracies
Location: USA

Total posts: 217
Posted:i found that if you tie string to koosh* balls then they make cute practice poi for kids, i'm going to give some to my niece when she gets alittle older. biggrin

hug,
Christina


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