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thor


thor

Flaming Lesbian
Location: Portland, Oregon

Total posts: 181
Posted:what do they call this? i was practicing turning from a foward weave to reverse last night and just kept turning. it feels like so much fun that it's got to look impressive ;]

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Red_RaveN
GOLD Member since Jun 2003

Neo - Hippie
Location: Sala, Slovakia

Total posts: 358
Posted:just a continuous turn : o) add a windmill inbetween and you'll have a fountain... and don't do that for too long.. you want your poi to be spinning not your head.. ;o)))

Smile.. It confuses people..:)

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MikeIcon
GOLD Member since Mar 2003

MikeIcon

Pooh-Bah
Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA

Total posts: 2109
Posted:Actually, there is no windmill in a fountain. A fountain is when you turn a weave, then back the way you came going high and low on the transitions. So like forward weave > turn left 180 going low > reverse weave > turn right 180 going high.



Once you get that down, do it in wall plane instead of actually turning and ya got yourself a fountain.


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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2001

[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:fountain, silly name. some peaple dont even go high for a fountain.

why is hop so hung up on semiotics at the moment? a signifier is nothing without a signified.

T wave


This is a post by tom, all spelling is deleberate
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Dentrassi
GOLD Member since Apr 2003

Dentrassi

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Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 3044
Posted:sorry?? what was the significance of what that previous statement was signifying? ubblol



anyway... rolleyes whats really fun is when you start doing continuously turning 5-beat weave... biggrin

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carbon_black


carbon_black

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Location: Rockingham,Perth, WA, Australi...

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Posted:i discovered this ages ago.. when i done it i got hell dizzy and it didnt end up being even like i was doing them at odd angles.

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originalsmit
SILVER Member since Aug 2003

originalsmit

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Location: nottingham, england. cornwall ...

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Posted:if you keep spinning youll find you can do continually turning 3, 4, 5, split rings all sorts. continually turning split rings is nice. just mind you dont get dizzy.
try doing continually turning paralell turns. turn round on the spot like 4-5 times doing any move then stop.
what move are you now doing.?
im either doing a split ring then a weave but i do sometimes come out in upwards thread the needle depending on which arm i let fall behind with the spin.


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carbon_black


carbon_black

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Location: Rockingham,Perth, WA, Australi...

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Posted:im so a begininer at poi but i think im doing well. im trying btb moves. i find them hard coz im not all that flexi or im just to un co - ordinated

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_Poiboy_
GOLD Member since Jan 2004

_Poiboy_

bastard child of satan
Location: Raanana, Israel

Total posts: 1113
Posted:continuously spinning a 3 beat weave is a 3 beat circular weave.
continuously spinning a 3 beat weave with a windmill in the middle is a fountain.

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MillenniuM
GOLD Member since Jul 2003

MillenniuM

Hyperloops suck
Location: , USA

Total posts: 595
Posted:I can't agree with that. I was under the impression that a fountain was Reverse weave > windmill > weave > reverse weave > windmill, all in wall plane.

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Mr_Jedly
GOLD Member since Jan 2004

Mr_Jedly

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Location: Perth, West Australia

Total posts: 195
Posted:*getting dizzy...* ubbrollsmile

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We grow old because we stop playing.

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_Poiboy_
GOLD Member since Jan 2004

_Poiboy_

bastard child of satan
Location: Raanana, Israel

Total posts: 1113
Posted:you can do a fountain when spinning, my friend does it.

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

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Posted:Quote:
fountain, silly name.



nah! fountain is a great name! biggrin mad biggrin

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some peaple dont even go high for a fountain.



then its not a fountain.

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why is hop so hung up on semiotics at the moment?



what do you mean 'at the moment'?!


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_Aime_
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

_Aime_

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Location: Hastings, United Kingdom

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Posted:i 'discovered' this too biggrin fun until you get really dizzy and trip over the dog ubblol

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MiG
GOLD Member since Apr 2004

MiG

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Location: Bogged at CG, Australia

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Posted:er, i think i do the opposite of this. i go from fwd 3bt on my right side, do a circle bit, then go into rev 3bt on my left side, then do a wierd circly bit, and go into fwd 3bt again. Feels really cool, but the fwd to backwards bit seems to feel a lot more unco than bwd to fwd does. oh well.

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joulz


joulz

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Location: montreal

Total posts: 187
Posted:smile) its so fun cus biggrin figured it out lil while ago and did it at my last show smile) ppl as usuall didnt seem to understand it but with 5 beat weave? confused should try

it must be green

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chappas4306


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Location: brissie, queensland

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Posted:dude i did that move today when i read ur post and [censored] its the madest rush ever im writing this the five mins after i did it and im like shaking and stuff..... WOW... u rock man. hahaha ubbloco

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MillenniuM
GOLD Member since Jul 2003

MillenniuM

Hyperloops suck
Location: , USA

Total posts: 595
Posted:Quote:
:)) its so fun cus biggrin figured it out lil while ago and did it at my last show smile) ppl as usuall didnt seem to understand it but with 5 beat weave? confused should try



You can actually throw in the extra beats on the left side, the right side, and in front of you.


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joulz


joulz

enlightened
Location: montreal

Total posts: 187
Posted:but you'de have to be able to do 5 beat reverse as well as forward

it must be green

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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:Problem with continuous turning weaves is the planes. If I start doing that (which I love to do), I will inevitably wind up at some crazy angle.

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Joe Marshall


newbie
Location: London, UK

Total posts: 33
Posted:If you count 3 <turn> 2 <turn> 3 <turn> 2 and so on rather than 3 <turn> 3 <turn> etc., it's much easier to keep the planes the same.

Practice doing 360 <stop> 360 <stop>

Done normally it isn't a very cool trick for an audience, it looks pretty dull. If you do it behind the back, people seem to like it though, if you can keep it in line, it's a nice way to emphasise the fact you're doing things behind the back so people don't miss it.

Joe


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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

Total posts: 9232
Posted:Quote:
Problem with continuous turning weaves is the planes. If I start doing that (which I love to do), I will inevitably wind up at some crazy angle.



Lightning spins poi? I had no idea... wink


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Yes, let's go.
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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Berlin, Ireland

Total posts: 2617
Posted:I think what I'd love to be able to do is continuous turning 1 beat windmills/watermills. ubblove

Possible but very dizzifying me thinks confused

It'd whoop any turning weave's ass by miles in a cliff diving competition. devil


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lightmystoveandRUN
SILVER Member since May 2004

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Location: chicago, il, usa

Total posts: 7
Posted:i cannot...for the ****ing life of me turn my 3 or 5 bt weave into a windmill. what am idoing wrong? redface

i like the taste of danger it shines like sugar on my lips.
and i like to stand in the line of fire -
just to prove i can shoot straight from my hips.

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spiralx


spiralx

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Location: London, UK

Total posts: 1376
Posted:Forward 3 beat weave. As left hand going over right arm turn 90 degrees clockwise, bring right hand up and over head, follow with left hand... ta da! Windmill smile

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