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Cute_Devilish
newbie
Location: Sault Ste Marie Ontario Canada
Member Since: 24th Jul 2004
Total posts: 16
Posted:Hello everyone, I am just learning Poi and glowstick swinging. I don't have any Poi or anything I have been using pencils and stuff to start out with but I was wondering how to make Poi with just stuff around the house for now. I was also wondering how I can learn more about using glowsticks with no strings attached because I have looked all over the place trying to find a site that has it but no one seems to have anything about it frown I would love to learn everything there is to know about all this...I'm a very eager learner and if there's anyone that could or would be able to help me pls tell me smile Thanks a bunch

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Eera
old hand
Location: In a test pit, Mackay
Member Since: 29th May 2003
Total posts: 1107
Posted:Look here and click on "construction"

Alternatively try the search function at the top of the page and you'll find oodles of similar threads.

And welcome, have a good look around and help yourself to cake.


There is a slight possibility that I am not actually right all of the time.

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Vixen
Vixen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire
Member Since: 10th Jan 2004
Total posts: 3276
Posted:SOCK POI!!!!! x

tHeReS gOoD aNd EvIl iN EaCh InDiViDuAl fIrE, iDeNtIfIeS nEeDs AnD fEeDs OuR dEsIrEs.

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griffin
griffin

feminine tiddly pom
Location: cambs england
Member Since: 4th Jun 2004
Total posts: 505
Posted:tennis balls in socks, or attached to end of string (cut slices in, so when they hit u it compresses more, and so doesnt hurt sooo much) bounce2

in state of metamorphosis

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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:sock poi, most definately

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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Mand
Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada
Member Since: 24th Oct 2003
Total posts: 2317
Posted:Sock poi!!!!!! bounce bounce2 bounce bounce2
A Mands best friend! biggrin

Just put some rice into a couple of balloons (and suck all the air out), or into a pair of socks, and tie.
Put these in the end of long socks, and tie a knot above them.
Spiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin to your heart content.
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Lets steal a spaceship and head for the sun, and shoot the stars with a lemonade ray gun.

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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:yes, mand introduced me to the wonderful world of sock poi, and once i got home i made two pairs!

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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SpitFire
Mand's Girl....and The Not So Shy One
Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Member Since: 2nd Dec 2002
Total posts: 2723
Posted:Mand imported sock poi to the states via pounce and me...I hadn't seen them in the states before I went to England in January...

bounce And not only do I have my very own Sock Poi, I have my very own Mand. biggrin

*ahem* Sorry

bounce bounce bounce

biggrin


Solitude sometimes speaks to you, and you should listen.

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Cute_Devilish
newbie
Location: Sault Ste Marie Ontario Canada
Member Since: 24th Jul 2004
Total posts: 16
Posted:awesome thanks a bunch guys and girls lol I love learning new ideas for everything so if you want to add me to msn go ahead if you have anything else to share evilchick_19@hotmail.com
Would love to hear all your ideas


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Frodo
Frodo

old hand
Location: In a van
Member Since: 30th Jun 2003
Total posts: 1092
Posted:hello all... im weird and i have jelly wrestled with many of the above!!

hahaha

god it was so enchanting.....?

hey mand, spit, pounce.... love u ...

welcome cute devilish!!)


passing through, this world still lives.

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Mags The Jedi
Mags The Jedi

Fool
Location: Cornwall, UK
Member Since: 30th May 2004
Total posts: 2020
Posted:Welcome to the real world. smile

"I believe the cost of life is Death and we will all pay that in full. Everything else should be a gift. We paid the cover charge of life, we were born."

Bill Hicks, February 1988

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revelate
newbie

Member Since: 22nd Jul 2004
Total posts: 1
Posted:tights work really well for those too! just cut the legs off and but in bean bags or tennis balls! hey presto!!!!!!! poi! r u can use tennis balls chain and s hooks! good luck!!!!! devil

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gita
gita

.:*distracted by shiny things*:.
Location: brizvegas
Member Since: 13th Oct 2003
Total posts: 3776
Posted:hiya!! wave

i hope your sockpoi are a joyous addition to your life!! ubblol

welcome to hop - enjoy the madness!! ubbloco


ubblol


do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and good to eat!

if at first you do succeed, try not to look too astonished!

smile! grin it confuses people!

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Lyra
spiny norman
Location: Cincinnati,damn it
Member Since: 24th Feb 2004
Total posts: 314
Posted:welcome, youve come to the right place

i would also sugest the search function and sock poi

another kind i like is a compresed ball of newspaper(one sheet is usually enough) covered in plastic on the end of a string, it dosent hurt much

has anyone ever tried koosh balls on the end of strings? that would probaly be good

anyways, good luck!!!!!


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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Madam Flame
Madam Flame

Satisfying HOPs Lust For Fire
Location: Salem, Oregon
Member Since: 23rd Jul 2004
Total posts: 308
Posted:I made some practice poi from fabric of an old shirt. I hand sewed it into a pocket, & filled it with dried split peas then finished sewing it closed. Then I bought some heavy duty hiking boot laces & sewed that to the bags & tied a loop at the opposite end of the laces. Just make sure to measure the split peas, or beans would work, before you put them in so that you can put the same amount in each one & measure the length of your laces, or string so that they end up pretty even. It took me about an hour to make a set because I hand sewed them, but they work great.

Never settle for normal.devil
Average thinking brings average results.

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