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joulz


joulz

enlightened
Location: montreal

Total posts: 187
Posted:this weekend we had a talent show organised at school, i decided to join knowing i would blow the school awayt cus the've never seen a glowstick show only dancing and such. the furst show ( this thursday) went preety good i got a standing ovation ubblove meh wtv the second night was the sickest cus the croud was 3 times as big and they went crazy!
saturday.... biggest croud of all 3 nights. bout 3 min's into the show my strings tangled like iv'e enver seen it b4, ( i've got hight intensities so they dont last long) i go crazy on stage trying to untangle them.. doesnt work i go off stage quickly take the strings ogff my fingers then, run on stage , they cue the music over , the croud goes nutz,... then i realsie one of the strings ripped off... something that's never happened b4. + this was the only night they filmed...
have any stories that would make me feel less retarted?


it must be green

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

Lambretta Fanatic


Total posts: 4993
Posted:I angle grind!

i remember a few years ago when i was on stage in a club, 5 of us on stage and all just uncloaked, it was a real dark show lots of grinding and fire breathing.
we had just started the show and i was at the back of the stage with my grinder with another performer from the troupe. we had some really shitty leggings on and they had made a tassle on the front of them, my grinder got caught up in the tassle, not my fault, i didnt make the costume but it was totally unsuitable, well anyway not only did the grinder catch the tassle, it took in my shorts underneith and also my **** , kinda looked like a dalmation after that for a week, thankfully no damage, just drew a bit of blood to the surface of the skin.

i wouldnt worry too much about getting your stings caught up, plenty worse that could happen.

at least you went back out there and you got the respect from the crowd.

luckilly i managed to get my grinder un caught intime to grab my change over to fire ropes in the show i was doing and the rest of it went ok with my adreneline pumping beyond belief.
some of the crowd came up to me after the show and asked if i was kewl, i managed to hide while i was sorting my costume out how ever daunting it was at the time, it took me a while to pick up another grinder after that.


PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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joulz


joulz

enlightened
Location: montreal

Total posts: 187
Posted:[censored] that sounds like it sucked really bad.. but it wasnt your whoel school. lol u got hurt.. so i guerss that even's itself out. hopefully on monday ill be getting some sick props from everyone

it must be green

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Valura
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

Valura

Mumma Hen
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 6391
Posted:wtf???
angel grind?!?!?!
holey [censored] man you have some serious balls my friend!!!
eek eek eek eek


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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Gnor
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

Gnor

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth

Total posts: 5814
Posted:Owie owie.......

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

Im in a lonely battle with the world with a fish to match the chip on my shoulder. Gnu in Binnu in a cnu

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Rixatrix
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rixatrix

paranoid of gov't conspiracies
Location: USA

Total posts: 217
Posted:one time when i was spinning fire poi in jamaica i messed up somehow and ended up hiting my head, i didn't catch on fire or anything but i did burn a little lock of hair off.

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certifiedloon
SILVER Member since Jun 2004

newbie
Location: currently New Zealand

Total posts: 29
Posted:Wow, angle grinding, wicked smile
Wouldn't know about messing up a performance - not gd enough yet, but will let you know when I get some balls/tricks smile
weavesmiley


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_VT_
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

Your Face!
Location: el paso, tx

Total posts: 1173
Posted:what is angle grinding?
confused


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-Albert Einstein-

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Rixatrix
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rixatrix

paranoid of gov't conspiracies
Location: USA

Total posts: 217
Posted:Quote:
what is angle grinding?
confused


ok i'm not alone on this. i don't know this either. ???


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Eera
BRONZE Member since May 2003

old hand
Location: In a test pit, Mackay

Total posts: 1107
Posted:It involves power tools being applied to metal plates on strategic parts of your body. The special effects are better then Star Wars when it's right.

Everyone fouls up at some point, usually when there's a lot of people with cameras. Annoyingly, you can spin perfectly for hour upon hour, and when you make that one error you get a resounding cry of "you're CRAP!" from the crowds.

My booboo was quite irrationally deciding I was scared of the flame halfway thorugh a burn. One minute confident fire goddess. Next, sqealing like a girl every time the wick came near me. Not the best ending.


There is a slight possibility that I am not actually right all of the time.

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