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OrangeBobo
OrangeBobo

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Location: Guelph, ON, Canada
Member Since: 21st Nov 2003
Total posts: 1389
Posted:Ooookay, so I did it!

I finally lit my poi up!

*jumps about and glomps everyone*

It was SO much fun! Amazing, feeling the fire spinning around you, with the dull roar in your ears, friends on the side, cheering you on! A truly wonderful feeling! smile

Now I'm really tired, drained, but so happy and pleased. ^_^

No mishaps occured, just had to get into it! The problem was, my wicks were monkey fist's on fairly long chains, so they were *so* heavey (to my friends and I at least) and long... Meaning slow moving. But then, I used my friend's, which were much shorter, and lighter, and got fairly into it ^_^

But just doing simple things on fire was good enough smile Opens up a whole new world to me :d Can't wait until Sunday to light up again!!

*glomps everyone more!*

~ Bobo


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Lyra
spiny norman
Location: Cincinnati,damn it
Member Since: 24th Feb 2004
Total posts: 314
Posted:Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!i just PMed you to ask about this, that is awsome, heres hoping you have many more fantastic burns in the future, many beautiful burns to come>>>>much luv ubbrollsmile

if you think that our kiss was all in the lips, come on you got it all wrong man, and if you think that our dance was all in the hips then, oh well, do the twist -The White Stripes

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DFZ
DFZ

Christian Death Metal Anyone?
Location: Ipswich, Queensland
Member Since: 16th Apr 2004
Total posts: 313
Posted:Hey congrat's on spinning with fire. Such a rush when you do it for the first time.

Shin: a device for finding furniture in the dark.

If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer?
-- Steven Wright

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MikeIcon
MikeIcon

Pooh-Bah
Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA
Member Since: 27th Mar 2003
Total posts: 2109
Posted:Grats. It only gets better biggrin

Let's turn those old bridges we crossed into ashes.
We'll blaze a new trail,
and torch the rough patches.

-Me

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Gnor
Gnor

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth
Member Since: 31st Mar 2003
Total posts: 5814
Posted:Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO. Yay BOBO.

ubbrollsmile ubbrollsmile ubbrollsmile ubbrollsmile ubbrollsmile ubbrollsmile ubbrollsmile ubbrollsmile ubbrollsmile


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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GottaLoveIt
GottaLoveIt

Sponge
Location: Stevenage
Member Since: 21st Sep 2003
Total posts: 883
Posted:Congratulations!!!!
It's so fun!!!!

But... I need to buy a new pair of fire poi because although barely used my poi's handles are unsafe and poo poo pooooo. ubbcrying

Enjoy more burns and be safe!!! hug


Monkeys monkeys and bananas

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robotface
member

Member Since: 2nd Apr 2004
Total posts: 190
Posted:make new handles, it's not hard.

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GottaLoveIt
GottaLoveIt

Sponge
Location: Stevenage
Member Since: 21st Sep 2003
Total posts: 883
Posted:well I'm a big poo head and don't have the materials plus my chains are very heavy... Strawberry fair will be here soon: new poi a-go-go.

I'm pretty pants at making things and do a shoddy shoddy job of it


Monkeys monkeys and bananas

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robotface
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Member Since: 2nd Apr 2004
Total posts: 190
Posted:then save yourself the money and just buy the chains/handles https://www.homeofpoi.com/shop/browse.asp?cat=555&path=50,555


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zebradavid
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Location: south shields, nr newcastle-up...
Member Since: 20th Apr 2004
Total posts: 25
Posted:congratulations, its a total buzz when ya first do it, glad you enjoyed


hope you enjoy it when you do ita again on sunday biggrin biggrin weavesmiley


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pounce
pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...
Member Since: 10th Jan 2003
Total posts: 9831
Posted:yay!!! congrats!!!

I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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OrangeBobo
OrangeBobo

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Location: Guelph, ON, Canada
Member Since: 21st Nov 2003
Total posts: 1389
Posted:Ya-huh biggrin

I'm still sooo pleased about it! Now, this weekend (sunday) I can burn with all my friends, and not wait on the side, cheering them on! Now *I* can burn with them! ^_^

This Bobo is soooo pleased!!

~ Bobo


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robotface
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Member Since: 2nd Apr 2004
Total posts: 190
Posted:I feel bad about selling you wicks that are so heavy you can barely enjoy them.

*gives bobo a weight set so she can train to spin her wicks in comfort*


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OrangeBobo
OrangeBobo

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Location: Guelph, ON, Canada
Member Since: 21st Nov 2003
Total posts: 1389
Posted:Who said I barely enjoyed them?!?!?! I tell you, it's not true! tongue

~ Bobo


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Gidg
Gidg

Super Gidg!!!!
Location: Portland Oregon USA
Member Since: 11th Apr 2003
Total posts: 8506
Posted:And this is what I get for leaving for a bit.

Congrats Bobo!!!!!

hug hug wave wave


Growing old is mandatory; growing up is NOT.
Proud member of the HoP DPS.
Sanity is a highly overrated state of mind.
I'm normal ... it's everyone else that's crazy.

Gidg

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