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Dunc
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playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
Member Since: 19th Aug 2003
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Posted:Mr Fish o'flame is right, I think we need to have a new thread for the second meet especially as it won't let me edit the title of the old one rolleyes



So here's the open invitation to everyone who reads this to join us in Falmouth. It seems most agree on the weekend of 6th-8th or there round abouts (I'll be there from the 5th) and we're camping



here at the same campsite



and spending our nights



here on Maenporth Beach



If you wanna see what the last meeting looked like visit



Soton Firespinners to download the video



If anyone wants to come just turn up but we'd appreciate a post or two to let us know so we can be sure the campsite can expect a certain number of people although they have lots of space and no doubt would fit us in without a problem.



Its a winner, you know it makes sense, be there or be a square poi and besides what else have you got to do you bunch of weirdos!?! wink



And if we want it better I think we should be a little better prepared for funness, does anyone have one of those massive tents like army ones? Or would anyone be interested in piling into a couple of chalets perhaps? And maybe a generator for tunes on the beach *cough*strugz*cough* for when the bones start showing through Mags' fingers?! wink Any other suggestions folks? Could people all try to bring a little wood with them please? Even a few sticks each will make a massive difference but if Brad wants to use his 100% work discount again that'd be well cool biggrin hug2



So who's-a comin? bounce bounce2 grouphug devil kiss beerchug wow hehe ubbrollsmile juggle weavesmiley ubblove biggrin ubbidea sunny



The list currently looks like this and I'll keep this post updated for ease of looking for links and names etc



FALMOUTH II Peeps - For Sure!

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Custom Bug Fri-Sun

George Fri-sun and at least 6 friends

Rossco Bossco Fri-Sun

Mags Fri-sun

Bird Fri-sun

Frodo Fri-sun

Beth Fri-sun

Strugz Fri-sun

Durbs Fri-sun

Greenmilk Fri-sun

Char Fri-sun

Spud Fri-sun

Chico Fri-sun

Peter Parker Fri-sun

ChunkyN Fri-sun

Puresock Fri-sun

Sinjax Fri-sun

Reflex + Ms Reflex Fri-sun

Pink..? & her birthday Fri-sun

Garthy Fri-sun

BradFire Fri-sun

Parafinfairy Fri-sun

Oli Fri-sun

Proft Fri-sun

Narr Fri-sun

Vixen Fri-sun

x-aimee-x Fri-sun

Crazyhippychick Fri-sun







FALMOUTH II Peeps - Possibly

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Duballstar

Firefish

Keith - Other Toasters

Fireflzy (From Firetoys messageboard)

Craig (From Firetoys messageboard)

Firemonkey

Spanner







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Posted:Mech - thanks for the offer of the design for the Ropes, but i rather liked Durbs ubbangel
Durbs..... could you possibly tell me how to attach the rope to the handle? I am completely hopeless, or ignorant i suppose, to making things like that. ubbangel

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Posted:durbs could i have a goose at your ropes to see how they work?

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Posted:Aaaaah, 6th of the 8th? The 8th is a different month! For some reason my eyes saw 7... Woooo, I'm so there.



*big puppy eyes* Anyone from Southampton with a car feeling generous? biggrin (I'll go post this on't soton-firespinning.co.uk too, no need to clog up this board.)



Yeah, I must make it to this one. Will be very nice to meet you all biggrin

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Durbs
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Posted:Mech - you just soak 'em in fuel and set light to them wink

*ahem*

Or, more seriously:
~ 1m of fire rope (25mm / 1" diameter)
~ Thick garden wire
~ Handles with swivels
~ 4 Hose-pipe connectors

Cut rope in half, hose pipe connector at each end to stop fraying and secure wire. Push wire through rope below connector (so it can't pull through), bend wire into loop, attach swivel and handle.
Done smile


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Posted:ok mine are rope as well but double loop and weigheted to hold them out while spinning


~~ Instructions for mechs ~~
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13mm fire rope (mine are 20inch)

cut doubel the length you wnat (ie 40 inch)

loop and tie at top to create loop using hose grip, and screw tight!

then twist teh two stands together and grip with hose grip one again,

you should now have a twisted section of fire rope

if you like, run chain therough top loop to handles and you are done

HOWEVER

i get a copper ring, slide onto bottom of and crew wick to, and making sure the screws go into the rope you are done biggrin


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Posted:ahem

*cough* FALMOUTH thread *cough* ubbangel


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Dunc
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Posted:Written by: puresock

Aaaaah, 6th of the 8th? The 8th is a different month! For some reason my eyes saw 7... Woooo, I'm so there.



YAY! bounce it'll be good to meet you too puresock hug2


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Location: Cornwall
Member Since: 25th Aug 2003
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Posted:WOOHOO!!

More poiple coming!

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My state of mind is not yours to define!

There is a very fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness."

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Posted:bounce2Puresock and Sinjax have got to be there bounce2

They have some sweeet juggling skills - and there poi aint arf bad too wink

Man i need a big van to take us all in....................... ubbidea

***Runs out of door, gets in car, drives to site, hassles manager for lurverly big new 9 seater van of his, result? we shall have to see***


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Posted:OWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!


(and CB, yes this is the falmouth thread, and we are trading toys for use there biggrin )


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Posted:ok ok. I'm told. ubbangel

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Posted:yes now sit down or teh nun is back! spank

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Posted:*hides from Nun and potential thwappage*

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Posted:biggrin :P :angle:

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Posted:Er - are (have) people booking pitches already? It's in the middle of the school holidays, so we might need to get in early...

Would be an arse if it gets fully booked before we all get a pitch


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Posted:good idea durbs, CB get on it!

i knwo that camp site can get VERY busy at peak time, so you best book fast!


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Posted:I've called to book the plot same as last time but they haven't called back yet. I don't see it being a problem as the site is pretty damn howge! In the message I left I said to them that we would expect about 12-15 tents for the saturday night but slightly less for friday & sunday.

I let you know when they ring back biggrin


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Posted:Yeah - I'll be needing Fri & Sat, not sure who I'll be sharing with yet, but some slices of Toast should be along, perhaps Mrs Durbs too (if I can convince her wink )

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Posted:Mrs Durbs eek

I thought she was a fictional character wink

Mind you i cant say much can i - Jen is real Durbs honest ubblol


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Posted:So long as everyone remembers to pay upon arrival for all the nights they're there it should be fine. They really do have spades of room.

Ooooh Mrs Durbs and potential Mrs Strugz coming too?


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Posted:Should get along to this on this time. (Although My mate may have acquired tickets for Dance Valley Festival - To be honest though the website looks a tad minging)

Roll on Falmouth. ubbrollsmile


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

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Posted:No Mrs Strugz im gutted to say frown

Shes got family ties that weekend - its her mums bday and she is organising a surprise doo cool

Oh well - i shall just have to video the whole weekend for her biggrin


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Posted:well I hope the Ma-inlaw doesn't decide to take up spinning in the mean time and comes on here to have her surprise ruined....then Mrs Strugz might be Ex-misses stugz eek

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Posted:ubblol

she tried - hit herself many times - tried again then decided that drinking wine and watching was much easier - so i dont think i have that to worry about smile


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Posted:ubblol

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Posted:ARGH trains are unbelievably expensive... think I'm going to miss this one... but things are looking good for me! I have a holiday to hemsby in a week on monday biggrin Last minute holidays rule... especially when they're 10mins walk from the beach biggrin biggrin biggrin Ooo oo and a guy likes me wink ubblove ubblol

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Posted:Well, Lex (ParaffinFairy), Keith and a few others are interested - as is Mrs Durbs eek but she might be in Greece...

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Posted:frown frown frown frown frown frown *gloom* frown frown frown frown frown

i cannot go


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Posted:why not Narr?

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Posted:yes narr you have to stay at home and wash and cook my cloths ubblol

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