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Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:hey everyone! I just thought i would like to tell you that i must hold the world record for the highest placed that has ever been Poied at! I Poied at the top of the highest mountain in Europe-the Jungfrauioch which is in Switzerland and is over 3000 meters high! if you dont believe me goto www.ucof.1afm.com then goto Pictures then goto Misc. Its me that is in the snow! Do you think you can beat that? say if you can and make sure you have proof!

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Location: uk, devon
Member Since: 15th Apr 2002
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Posted:wow! nice going! looks wicked in the snow!

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rex
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Location: Holiday, FL, USA
Member Since: 24th Oct 2001
Total posts: 263
Posted:uhm, is it just me...? i don't see any snow. i copied and pasted the web address. i clicked on pictures. i clicked on misc.
where did i go wrong?

nice beaming poi pics tho.


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Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:Wow.... sorry everyone...im just reminissing now..



and my crown has fallen...



Bovril Monkey has poied on a plane... which was higher than 3000m



Can anyone else say they have spun higher?


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coleman
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big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay
Member Since: 29th Aug 2002
Total posts: 7330
Posted:i was really, really high when i span poi once.

but you can't measure it in 'metres'...

wink tongue


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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
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Doc Lightning
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Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:Yeah, I don't think people are going to be beating airplanes. There's nothing else that beats 10,000 meters short of a spacecraft.

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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Austin, Texas
Member Since: 21st Aug 2001
Total posts: 3899
Posted:hmmm.. best I can do is 12,100 feet at some pass I can't remember the name of in Maroon Bells national park in the rockies, just across the way from Snowmass mountain which I got to the top of the next day.



let's see, according to 1 foot = 0.30 meters, that comes to 3688 meters.



I have a solitary witness, but she is recovering from Burningman right now, so it may take a while for me to document this properly...



and planes don't count - I've done that too, but refuse to count it.



I'm winning!



anyone else?


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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Austin, Texas
Member Since: 21st Aug 2001
Total posts: 3899
Posted:oh hey - that was with fire though. On top of snow mass was the highest I've spun regular poi without the aid of a lifting device.

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Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:Ok then.

AS OF NOW (points)...spinning on Planes (waits for the jokes) is forbidden and deemed to be cheating.


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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Austin, Texas
Member Since: 21st Aug 2001
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Posted:well, you can do tail spins in planes still I think... right? those are scary though...eek

ok, so then the formal question is what is the highest you've ever done poi while standing on solid ground?

or is it highest fire poi on solid ground?

or both?

and please keep it metric people! wink


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SpitFire
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Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Member Since: 2nd Dec 2002
Total posts: 2723
Posted:I've spun on a glacier at the base of Mt. McKinley, though I am not 100% sure of the elevation, the pilot who landed on the glacier said we were at about 14000 ft, which would be 4200 meters.

Twas very cool....er...cold...er...awesome. biggrin


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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Austin, Texas
Member Since: 21st Aug 2001
Total posts: 3899
Posted:hey... where'd my post go!?!

so anyway, looks like me and spit are tied for non-fire poi so far - snowmass is in that neighborhood too.


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fluffy napalm fairy
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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Brum / Dorset / Fairy Land
Member Since: 12th Dec 2001
Total posts: 3638
Posted:up up and away......

Geologists do it in the dirt................ spank

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MiG
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Location: Bogged at CG
Member Since: 16th Apr 2004
Total posts: 3415
Posted:hey, does that mean that skydiving and spinning isnt allowed either?

we should have categories - plane, climb/assisted (drive up to top of hill, helicopter ride etc), and climb only. or something.


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PyroWill
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Location: Staines
Member Since: 4th Aug 2004
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Posted:hmmm well i have stood on a chair and spun poi and by human standards that can only be a foot but imagine by a flea's reckoning, its all relative, so im like on flea mountain, that made the flea papers ya know

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