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hally


stranger
Location: sheffield england

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Posted:Check out new poi vid in poiinthepark.net

it's in television - well worth a watch.

Kris-t-fire


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MikeIcon
GOLD Member since Mar 2003

MikeIcon

Pooh-Bah
Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA

Total posts: 2109
Posted:Oops!

Did Hally just let the cat out of the bag about this anonymous new developer? smile


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onewheeldave
GOLD Member since Aug 2002

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Posted:He doesn't mind people knowing now that he's revealed his identity at PIP smile

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands

Total posts: 7263
Posted:YEY for JO and his brainy imagination bounce bounce2

Let's relight this forum ubblove

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MillenniuM
GOLD Member since Jul 2003

MillenniuM

Hyperloops suck


Total posts: 595
Posted:does this Jo character have a website/email/address of his workspace so I can steal a prototype?

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Melemel


Melemel

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Location: South-west,UK

Total posts: 114
Posted:I cant seem to download this at all - says their domain/server thingy has been permanently cancelled because they didnt pay their bills???? Shame - reading all the hype above, it sounded pretty cool

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Madam Flame
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Madam Flame

Satisfying HOPs Lust For Fire
Location: Salem, Oregon

Total posts: 308
Posted:I was just able to download it without a problem. Maybe their server was onlyu down for a while.

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TheSilverShadow
BRONZE Member since Aug 2003

TheSilverShadow

Uncle Chop Chop
Location: Time is the Fire in which we b...

Total posts: 213
Posted:omfg i saw these on the video on here and thought "they dont look much better than aerotechs" --then i went to the headcharge free party on friday (very very good party by the way), the first things i see when i walk in are these, i'm afraid to say that these are the best electric poi i have ever seen in my life.
At this point i went over to joe introduced myself and asked a few questions (cant be bothered to go in to that ) but all you need to know is that these poi look absolutly amazing theres every colour under the sun and more programs than you could throw a wet dog named mertle at, what more could you want.

anyhows just thought i'd share that with you


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ASTRO FAERIE
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

ASTRO FAERIE

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Location: Rotherham, UK

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Posted:mmmmmmmmm they are veryyyyyy pretty hehehehe biggrin

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Rev
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Posted:it's be nice if they could make them smaller... like golf ball sized or so... as cool as they are, they are a bit BIG...

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

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Location: The Middle lands

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Posted:moan moan moan....some people are never happy! tongue

Seriously tho, I think big is good for this type of poi, you'd never make a "wall" of light using balls but they might be a nice cheaper alternative.


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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

Skulduggery

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Location: Wales

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Posted:Oooooooooo Shiny pretty lights.......... biggrin *wonders off hypnotised by the lights muttering to herself* Must find the lights........ got to have the lights........

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

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Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

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Posted:eek



never thought i'd say this...



f#ck aerotech.



3:36 into the video and i had to pause to to come post - those toys are unbelieveable.



the time has come again to bow down to mr derry biggrin



where do i sign up...?!


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hogasm
BRONZE Member since May 2004

stranger
Location: Whitehorse, Yukon, CA

Total posts: 27
Posted:shoot!i'm a year late. those kick-ass things gotta be on the market by now. plz plz plz tell me where i can get those.100 pounds would be expensive, me being Canadian and all (2.5 of my dollars to a pound.sorry no L thingy for $.

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strugz
BRONZE Member since Mar 2002

strugz

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Posted:Written by: hogasm

100 pounds would be expensive



The price on these im sure will more than likley exceed that Hogasm (not that i have any definate, iz just guessing) rolleyes

But if you look around for anything similar (namely here ) you will see that toys like these cost money - and when these new ones kick the ass off of the ones in the above link, i think they would have to be priced to suite, after all the market dictates the cost of most things cool

Im just being realistic - but hey we can still hope ubbangel


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Mayhem
BRONZE Member since Mar 2002

stick boy!
Location: Tampa, FL, USA

Total posts: 117
Posted:those poi look intense! eek i hope they will make an electric staff with these as well, would love to get my hands on one of those....please tell me theyre making one!! bounce2
where and when can i get one?!?!?!?!


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musashii


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Location: Seattle, WA

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Posted:Written by: Strugz


But if you look around for anything similar (namely here ) you will see that toys like these cost money - and when these new ones kick the ass off of the ones in the above link, i think they would have to be priced to suite, after all the market dictates the cost of most things cool




...when you're a large company..When you're an individual, your overhead goes way down, so unless you follow the market just to make money off other people, spinners in this example, your costs should reflect that..uh-uh, not buying that dude..Just because they're better doesn't mean they have to be as expensive. I think aerotechs prices are ridiculous..


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Mayhem
BRONZE Member since Mar 2002

stick boy!
Location: Tampa, FL, USA

Total posts: 117
Posted:I agree, those aerotech prices do seem ridiculous. Love the toys they have, but waaaaayyyy overpriced IMHO. Has anyone seen the light-stik by feral tech up close or in action? http://www.glowgadgets.co.uk/Light_StiK_twirling.htm

Looks cool, wonder if anyone has reviewed them or not. Anyway, cant wait for these new electric poi to be released!
Peace out! peace


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*HyperLight
BRONZE Member since Dec 2003

*HyperLight

old hand
Location: Great Malvern [UK]

Total posts: 1174
Posted:To be honest, I can imagine why prices are so high for these kind of toys. It depends on what you use, but here's an idea of what it costs to make some uber Poi (the ones I'm working on) :



4 x AAA NimH batteries = 4.75

3 x Luxeon Emitters (LEDs) ~= 24

Control cicuitry ~= 10

+ the body of the unit



So just material costs per head are probably in the region of 50. Not hard to see why you'd charge 100 for a pair.



I just watched the video - looks amazing - very impressive! Brings up a lot of questions in my mind though - anyone know where I could contact 'Jo'? biggrin

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Rev
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Posted:Written by: FireGeeK

I just watched the video - looks amazing - very impressive! Brings up a lot of questions in my mind though - anyone know where I could contact 'Jo'? biggrin



actually he responds well to pms... or at least responded quick to mine last time I tried... not sure if that really helps or not..


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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Posted:Does this mean that Jo is infact a Lurker??

eek

Right. Thats one down, about 50 or so more to go....

smile


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fraggle
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fraggle

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Location: denver, colorado

Total posts: 94
Posted:how can i get some glo bugs''


i really want some '


where can i get them someone help a fraggle


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fraggle
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fraggle

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Location: denver, colorado

Total posts: 94
Posted:and those OH GOD


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Sprocket
GOLD Member since Jun 2004

Sprocket

Member
Location: middle of the outback

Total posts: 140
Posted:finally got to watch the vid. sorry for my presumptions... they are definitely different and very nice. i couldnt identify any of the poi moves because i was so entranced by the colour changes... great new toy

hm, pinecones, my favourits!

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eddicted2dnb
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

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Location: Phx, Az

Total posts: 43
Posted:My screen wont let me see it

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polmopolpo


polmopolpo

newbie


Total posts: 5
Posted:hey, i'm sure most of you have read this post at PIP - http://www.poiinthepark.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=437


MAN, those poi look amazing! pk seemed to think they'd be ready for december, wahoo! ubbrollsmile


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ASTRO FAERIE
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

ASTRO FAERIE

ummmmmmm.............
Location: Rotherham, UK

Total posts: 724
Posted:Dave is right, they are absolutely amazing first hand, i also saw them at the Sheff PiP, they are indeed the brightest most beautiful glow poi ive ever seen, and seemed very sturdy too, it also helps when you watch the maker demonstrate them and he's amazing at poi too lol ubblol weavesmiley

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Mayhem
BRONZE Member since Mar 2002

stick boy!
Location: Tampa, FL, USA

Total posts: 117
Posted:Does he have a website? Any word on a staff version. Hope im not being a pain, but always looking for a nice glow staff of some sort thats not too pricey!

M


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nearly_all_gone
SILVER Member since Aug 2004

nearly_all_gone

Pooh-Bah
Location: Southampton

Total posts: 1626
Posted:Some crazily good stuff there... A simple vid but really really effective

God bless broadband PCs in the computer room!!! biggrin


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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands

Total posts: 7263
Posted:After seeing these at the weekend I can only say they look even more beautiful spinning next to your head than on my pc screen ubblove

I want them NOW!!!


Let's relight this forum ubblove

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Posted:They are indeed sexiular.

Very nice very nice.

*falls asleep*


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