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Red_RaveN
GOLD Member since Jun 2003

Neo - Hippie
Location: Sala, Slovakia

Total posts: 358
Posted:I'm sooooo happy... I've made myself my own comet poi, with yellow tennis balls, white string and white ribbons... I don't know how but this is the best poi I've ever had in my hands.. It's 80 cm long (about 3 ft) so I can spin with longer or shorter string and it flows so... so... perfectly : o) I've learned about 10 new combos since I've made them and am learning new and new ones.. lol... the only trouble is that it usually takes about 2-3 minutes to untangle them when they collide : o) but since they don't collide so often it doesn't matter much..

So much for my happyness outburst... Do you guys have or have had a poi that you think/thought was perfect..? Share the feeling.. ; o))


Smile.. It confuses people..:)

Wonders never cease as long as you never cease to wonder.

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Tao Star


Tao Star

Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 1662
Posted:every single time i refine my poi design i think they're perfect, until the next pair!

but i still have the first pair i ever made and they are my babies - i've never ade another set like them. ubblove


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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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:ive got a pair of black socks, that i think are pretty perfect ubblove

peace


Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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Spanner
BRONZE Member since Feb 2003

Spanner

remembers when it was all fields round here
Location: in the works... somewhere...

Total posts: 2790
Posted:My perfect poi would probably be automatic poi.
Preferably the "Jedi" version.

No pain, no gain, I suppose wink


"I thought you are man, but
you are nice woman.

yay,

:R"

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands

Total posts: 7263
Posted:I'm with oli on this one, my socks are the best by far. And like you I had them for one week and learned to to buzzsaw, hyperloop and other nonsense really quickly...best thing is when they tangle you can just pull them free again in no time whatsoever. But my girlf says they're beige and look horrible and I should get some nice stripey ones like the guys in Brizzle but there's no way I'm tradin these babies in...uh-uh...not fo' no-body shamone.

*goes off to play with socks wearing a big grin*


Let's relight this forum ubblove

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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2001

[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:I love cones, like socks but non streach. biggrin

T wave


This is a post by tom, all spelling is deleberate
-><- Kallisti

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garthy
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

garthy

old hand
Location: Bristol, England

Total posts: 717
Posted:My Stripy sock poi are pretty Great. and they dont stretch to much either. ubbrollsmile

All you have to do to get these magical non stretchy sock poi is go to a club night and when some bloke asks you to have a go say "yes".

Then this bloke then proceds to do a really fast weave, for about 10 minutes, stretching them beyond there elastic limit eek

Viola - one pair of non stretchy sock poi. biggrin



"**grumble*spuriouswindmills*grumble**" - Coleman
"if poi was only for girls there wouldnt be many good poi spinners...." - Nx

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Shandor


Shandor

member
Location: Newport. Essex.

Total posts: 7
Posted:
for general practice purposes

I have some non stretch sock poi, like cones and i find these are the best all rounders,

the lack of elasticity means you develop a better and stronger isolation technique
and greatly facilitates hyoerloops and the acuray of wraps,

i cant do airloops with stretchy socks, but can bust em sweet with the cones,

cones rule


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