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staff_dude
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Member Since: 29th Apr 2002
Total posts: 1
Posted:Hi there just contemplating doing a bit of busking / performing and was wondering if any one had any suggestions for Audience participation. I use fire staff (both double and single) Glow staff (both double and single) and just started using poi (fire and glow). Any tips or suggestions would be great. Thanks.

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arsn
arsn

How do you change this thing???
Location: Behind the couch...
Member Since: 7th Mar 2002
Total posts: 1903
Posted:Just some advice... Don't burn them... spray fuel on them... always wipe front to back... And don't forget to put a hat down, that's a mistake I'll never forget about...

[ 29 April 2002, 15:28: Message edited by: Arsn ]


I can't hear you... I have a banana in my ear.

"You mean I'll have to use my brain?... but I use staff!!!" ~ ben-ja-men

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adamrice
adamrice

poo-bah
Location: Austin TX USA
Member Since: 19th Dec 2000
Total posts: 1015
Posted:I hesitate to suggest this, because I'm not sure how it would work in a busking situation, but in a more controlled environment, it can be fun to take wide-eyed civilians and reach around them doing a butterfly (with them facing forward, not facing you).

Laugh while you can, monkey-boy

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Spiral
Spiral

Oolering Man
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Member Since: 12th Jan 2002
Total posts: 729
Posted:quote: it can be fun to take wide-eyed civilians and reach around them doing a butterfly I tried this with my white uv reactive comets at headcharge, a night club. It prooved very popular. wouldn't like to do it with anything else though....

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Dom
Dom

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Bristol, UK
Member Since: 19th Dec 2001
Total posts: 3009
Posted:Did that butterfly thing once. Afterwards the 'victim' stood there muttering "Oh my god" for about 5 minutes

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Purple_Haze
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Location: london
Member Since: 15th Apr 2002
Total posts: 6
Posted:mmmmmm headcharge not been to 1 of them in a while now

Smoker live and smokers die,but in the end we all get high,so if in life u dont suceed,say F*ck it all and Smoke some WEED!!!!!

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adren@line
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Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Member Since: 28th Mar 2002
Total posts: 249
Posted:someone introduced me to that today, except with the chase instead of butterfly. it works wiith normal poi, but i dont know about fire...

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Jello
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Location: Mpls, MN, USA
Member Since: 29th Jan 2002
Total posts: 646
Posted:If your sparks land in your fuel source, try not to panic and punt it towards the crowd. (note: didn't find this out through personal experience, my juggling friends saw it happen at a big gathering once)

And tha butterfly thing would be nifty, now who shall be my victum...hmmmmm


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SickpuPpy
SickpuPpy

Ninja Rockstar!
Location: Denver, Co. U.S.A.
Member Since: 27th Nov 2001
Total posts: 1100
Posted:I'd laugh my f*cking ass off to see someone do that butterfly trick and accidently pop some poor guy in the nuts.

Jesus helps me trick people.

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