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duballstar
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Posted:biggrin so here's how it started...



Home of Poi Day is an idea generated by members of this site, where for one day a year all of us can meet each other in regional locations around the world to share our love of poi. Last thing i heard, plan's for this years event were focussed around October 30th. umm



The Sphercular Ball is an idea independntly generated by members of Spherculism.com to celebrate 1 000 members on Spherculism by (see above). By coincidence the proposed date is also the 30th October. (also co-incidentally HOP has recently achieved 10 000 members) umm



Poi In the Park in Sheffield is the longest established poi meet in the UK and is soon to get a new web host which means PK can make the website even better. Sheffield would co-incidentally be the best place to hold a regional Poi meet for the midlands/north. umm



Bearing these facts in mind and adding together these co-incidences there can only be one outcome: ubbidea



On Saturday 30th October, Poi In the Park of Poi have offered to host a HUGE poi meet at Endcliffe Park in Sheffield to celebrate the Sphercular Home of Poi Day Ball 2004!!! biggrin ubbrollsmile weavesmiley hug



Everyone's invited however good you are or wherever you come from and we want as many spinners, jugglers, acrobats etc... as possible from the surrounding Midlands/North to be there so SPREAD THE WORD!!!

grouphug



the meet will probably start some time after lunch + run on as long as it does. seeing as it's halloween and a special celebration of the Poi community we should come up with lots of fun ideas of things to do like fancy dress and i reckon there should be lots and lots of cake.... smile



So whaddya reckon? Who's coming? biggrin


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mech
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Posted:jon, no offence but when i said to sophie she might haveto sleep put side, she thankfully declined, so iwill prob be outside with you, and sophie will be somwere inside?

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UCOF
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Posted:nah nah nah mate... Im going to be inside...

Otherwise parts on the outside of my body will end up on the inside as I get colder...

Im also going to be in my sleeping bag.

Mech..tell Narr to make a new ultrawarm hot rock resistant schminkie!

smile


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mech
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Posted:so are you not going to be no your tent with us?

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UCOF
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Posted:what?

That made no sence.

I even read it backwards...

It made slightly more sence but was still incomprehenible.

Any ideas what Mech meant?
Anyone?

umm


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TheSilverShadow
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Posted:change the "no" for an " in" and it should work out.... i think

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ben-ja-men
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Posted:Written by: Dunc

May have to hardcore dye my hair instead



............... ubbloco hug

im sooooooooooo excited


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mech
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Posted:what i said is jon areyou not going to be in your tent with us?

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UCOF
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Posted:What are you on about?

If i am there, so will the tent be. I will be inside the tent. With you.

If i am not there, the tent will not be either. I will be outside the tent. Without you.

smile

Comprende?


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Posted:yay aya ya ya ya ya yayaayayayay yay yay yayya aya yayaya yay!!!!

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Durbs
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Posted:now look what you've done - you've sent Ros mad...

Might there be space for another tent for Toasties?


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mech
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Posted:no wink

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Vixen
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Posted:Can i come please? xxx

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PyroWill
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Posted:yeh sure but its either bring your own tent, lie on someone, or get the servants quarters of UCOF's 'mansion'

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onewheeldave
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Posted:I bumped into Solace today and we were talking of how it sounds like there's going to be a bit of a tent presence.



In conjuction with the fact that there's likely to be more people than accomadation, maybe everyone who has a tent and transport should bring it, leading to a little festival type thing?



As well as crash space it would be useful if Sheffields weather plays up as it generally does on PIP days smile



If so it would be worth putting a big emphasis on keeping it low key to prevent unnecessary interest from the authorities.



And it would be good if everyone could bring a bin liner and endeavour to deal with rubbish as it occurs, rather than the usual practice of waiting till it gets dark and realising that you can't see a thing.


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UCOF
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Posted:Yes Vixen, you may.

and ditto all the stuff Mr OneWheelDave did say.

smile

:yay:


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garthy
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Posted:Look like I'm coming possibly!?!

Bringing Tent although sleeping in car is always an option I'm good at.

May even bring some poi and spin them around a bit.


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Cantus
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Posted:Erm why is Miss Vixen asking to come now, when Jon told me the other day that she was coming?

confused


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PyroWill
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Posted:could have been her twin

are we gonna get any trouble from the authorities about tents?


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Cantus
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Posted:only if you try putting them up in the park or the island in the middle of the roundabout....

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PyroWill
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Posted:cool, well im not sure if i'll bring my tent, i got a travel with loads back up to uni as it is! maybe jon can lend me some space ??? hint hint
looking forward to meeting u c@ntus


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UCOF
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Posted:What about the woods behind were we span 1.5 years ago?

Or cant we put them at the sides of the park?

Can someone check if it is common ground somehow. If you know how, or think you know how, then please try. Dont leave it up to someone else, otherwise it will never get done. This could save us the possibility of the council turning up and telling us at 9 o clock on saturday/ sunday morning after we had 4 hours sleep and are still stoned/ ganstatripping, to move as we are not allowed to camp there.

Thank you.
hug for whoever finds it.

(try ringing Sheffield local council pehaps?)


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lolli


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Posted:hey guys

i think that tents might have to be the way forward,

ground space is definatly sortable in that respect tho i might look into how we can unofficially officially sort it out (if yous gets me)

the other alternative is whether the hall used by the teapots society is readily and inexpensively hire-able. if so then we have hall space, sleep space and a kitchen for the weekend. possibly more desireable then tents, mebbe? we'll see biggrin

crazy days!
lolli x x x



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UCOF
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Posted:Either way,

Im packing my sleeping bag.

smile


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mech
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Posted:me to, jon do you wnat to zip our bags together and share some body heat? wink

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ugoAgogo
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Posted:humm, i think im most definatly oing to get my ass to this. it is close to me, ha he he he.

jon, u coming all the way from canterbury???


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PyroWill
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Posted:think he is, hes getting the train to london then the megabus for 4.50! bargain!!!

i dont think i'll bring my tent, wouldnt want it to be shown up by jons 'mansion', i'll bring a sleeping bag though so im either going wherever solace has set me up or find someones tent to budge into, hope your gonna make some name badges jon! i think the i will have to bring along some freshly made flapjacks hmm


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Andy Hiro
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Posted:There are a few of us thinking about trying to sort out some sensible amounts of tarpaulins to put up as roofing in the tree area - I'm get back to you lot once we have a few more plans, but it saves putting them up when it gets dark.

It may be a day to break out the new toys I've been making, I think O;-P

I would suggest that given the turn out, we could maybe do with sorting out a list of places nearby to get food, etc.

*need to get fuel and batteries*


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UCOF
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Posted:So are there more than 5 people coming to this?



umm



Will...if you can, please bring your tent. Extra space is much better than not enough space, when it just becomes unfomfortable

smile



Mech:- No. You have spohie for that.


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PyroWill
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Posted:yeh would be a good idea smile

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PyroWill
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Posted:ok will see if i can, just i already got to lug loads of stuff back up to hull on sunday, will prob miss synergy now too cos my train is at like 12 from kings cross on sunday and not much point going back v early sunday morning just tog rab my stuff and then to go back to kings cross like straight away again

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Give a man a fish and he'll eat 4 a day hit a man with a brick and you can have all his fish and his wife

"Will's to pretty for prison" - Simian

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