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ataxia
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

ataxia

member
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 172
Posted:Summer Location: Queen Victoria gardens.



The aim is not for a solely firetwirling night, but a night whereby firetwirlers, jugglers, contact jugglers, diabolo etc can meet. So feel free to bring friends who may be interested.

Night starts at 6pm for all those who are keen to learn. Fire starts after dark 7.00 - 8ish till late!



So.... the location is Queen Victoria Gardens

St. Kilda Road opposite 'National Gallery of VIC' (Old Arts Gallery with spire)

The grassed area near the three raised palm trees. (Look out for the bronze statue hammer thrower)

With only a 5 minute walk over the princess bridge from Flinders Street station.

Here's the map



http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...360&ie=UTF8



*WINTER LOCATION*

Under the Princess bridge (Southbank side). Where the Southbank Sundey market happens.

EDITED_BY: ataxia (1193985363)


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pineapple pete
SILVER Member since Sep 2004

pineapple pete

water based
Location: melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 5125
Posted:hey

at the moment we're twirling under swanston st. bridge, on the southbank side. we get started around 6:30ish, but at the moment we're unsure about what we can get away with fire wise.

cheers, pete hug


"you know there are no trophys for doing silly things in real life yeah pete?" said ant "you wont get a 'listened to ride of the valkyries all the way to vietnam' trophy"

*proud owner of the very cute fire_spinning_angel, birgit and neon shaolin*

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ezz
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

ezz

moo..
Location: melbourne, australia

Total posts: 1899
Posted:We can't get away with using fire under the bridge..even though someone read somewhere that technically we can because we aren't busking..but we would like to keep spinning there so we just keep the peace. If you do REALLY want to light up though you can follow the path down to the other side of the bridge where its pretty quiet ..you have nothing to do with us though if you get busted hehe wink smile

see you soon maybe biggrin


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pineapple pete
SILVER Member since Sep 2004

pineapple pete

water based
Location: melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 5125
Posted:also, on the other side of the bridge, its no longer southbank, which means its not up to the usual security guys that we've seen before smile

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"you know there are no trophys for doing silly things in real life yeah pete?" said ant "you wont get a 'listened to ride of the valkyries all the way to vietnam' trophy"

*proud owner of the very cute fire_spinning_angel, birgit and neon shaolin*

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ezz
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

ezz

moo..
Location: melbourne, australia

Total posts: 1899
Posted:woo even better becasue they seem to be the only people to complain..not even the cops cared really shrug

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Moka
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Moka

is a medium/large scary man
Location: Victoria, Australia, Earth, Mi...

Total posts: 420
Posted:The cops drive through and try to mow us down all the time... lol...

The cops'll never care unless we disturb the peace... they don't care if we light up, have a buskers licence or not etc... thats all melbourne city council goons... lol
(And we all know what they can go do with themselves...)


Contact juggling was invented by dung beetles.

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Moka
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Moka

is a medium/large scary man
Location: Victoria, Australia, Earth, Mi...

Total posts: 420
Posted:Wooooooo... Just had to say Happy Birthday Rochelle!!! Great party... (I'm here right now and I'm completely HAMMERED!!! Listening to pink floyd and drinking Jameson!!! w00t!
(hoping to read this when I'm sober! :-P
See you all later today!
Cheers Moka!!!


Contact juggling was invented by dung beetles.

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TumbleHat
BRONZE Member since Jul 2006

TumbleHat

journeyman
Location: melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 50
Posted:Hi there people........

We are running fire workshops on thursday nights 6.30 - 8.00 and sunday afternoons 2.30 - 4.00.

we teach CONTACT staff, doubles and poi at Irenes - 5 pitt street East Brunswick

please call jamie on 0413 009 426 or Chris on 0414168312

all skill levels welcome!

it's only a $10 donation or what ever you think its worth

hope to see you there!!


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clarence_quack
SILVER Member since Feb 2005

clarence_quack

QuackerJack
Location: over your left shoulder, Austr...

Total posts: 1927
Posted:One hour spent at Box Hill. $3
Seeing 4 people from spinning. $2
Being told 29 times that I need to stop being lazy and come back to sunday twirling... Priceless.


Nutella Brigade Unite!

"Look! I have a rainbow penis!" - Rouge

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Moka
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Moka

is a medium/large scary man
Location: Victoria, Australia, Earth, Mi...

Total posts: 420
Posted:How does seeing 4 people cost $2??? *ponders*

Contact juggling was invented by dung beetles.

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

Insert Champagne Here
Location: without class distinction, Aus...

Total posts: 13215
Posted:cheap box hill coffee?

i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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ezz
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

ezz

moo..
Location: melbourne, australia

Total posts: 1899
Posted:maybe they charge a gold coin donation for there time?

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Moka
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Moka

is a medium/large scary man
Location: Victoria, Australia, Earth, Mi...

Total posts: 420
Posted:"their" time maybe Erin... :-P
Rougie's is probably right... Box Hill coffee is very cheap (in the true sense of the word lol)


Contact juggling was invented by dung beetles.

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ezz
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

ezz

moo..
Location: melbourne, australia

Total posts: 1899
Posted:spank

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TumbleHat
BRONZE Member since Jul 2006

TumbleHat

journeyman
Location: melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 50
Posted:you guys are all crasy!!!!!!....THE END

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

Insert Champagne Here
Location: without class distinction, Aus...

Total posts: 13215
Posted:There is no end.....

i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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bluebottle
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

bluebottle

Member
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 118
Posted:4 people, who were the other two?
I think we should make the twirling reminder a nice round number, like 30... so stop being lazy and come back to spinning :P


Yebra (n.) - A cross between a zebra and anything that fancies zebras. -- Douglas Adams & John Lloyd

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Moka
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Moka

is a medium/large scary man
Location: Victoria, Australia, Earth, Mi...

Total posts: 420
Posted:Apologies guys... I won't be coming tonight... Feeling a little under the weather and really don't want to share it with all of you...
Catcha Next Week! hug


Contact juggling was invented by dung beetles.

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no_pancakes
SILVER Member since Jan 2005

no_pancakes

Member
Location: , Australia

Total posts: 30
Posted:Erk. Worked ten hours today. Decided to stay home instead. Rar.

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bluebottle
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

bluebottle

Member
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 118
Posted:'twas a good choice, no trains were running between box hill and camberwell due to a fatality near box hill. frown

Yebra (n.) - A cross between a zebra and anything that fancies zebras. -- Douglas Adams & John Lloyd

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niik
BRONZE Member since Sep 2006

newbie
Location: , Australia

Total posts: 1
Posted:hey,
I've heard urban rumour of communal firetwirling somewhere in melbourne on sundays.
fairly new to this stuff -> i've burned my hair only 1ce.

can anyone help with hwere its happening these days??
still swanson st bridge?? (from prev. posting)


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pineapple pete
SILVER Member since Sep 2004

pineapple pete

water based
Location: melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 5125
Posted:hey there

yeah, we're still under swanston st. bridge, on the southbank side. we gather from about 6ish onwards.

also, the past couple of sundays, the weather's been looking better. who's up for going back to the park as of the start of October? of course, keeping the bridge as the wet weather plan.

cheers, pete hug kiss


"you know there are no trophys for doing silly things in real life yeah pete?" said ant "you wont get a 'listened to ride of the valkyries all the way to vietnam' trophy"

*proud owner of the very cute fire_spinning_angel, birgit and neon shaolin*

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bender
GOLD Member since Nov 2001

still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 6979
Posted:if you look 7 pages back in the thread from this page, you'll find a map of the old site.
the location of the meet when it is held under the bridge is just to the left of the red dot in the upper-left hand corner of the map.

<here is a link to the page>

it's a good indication of where the bridge site is in relation to the three-trees site.

would have liked to attend sunday actually, but was too exhausted from doof to go. hope u had fun, guys.
b


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Moka
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Moka

is a medium/large scary man
Location: Victoria, Australia, Earth, Mi...

Total posts: 420
Posted:Peetle, I was going to say the same thing!!!... Weather is definately getting better, (still will be a bit cold though) maybe people should bring blankies to sit on while on grass...
But maybe we should wait until that friday or saturday to make the decision so that we can see the weather outlook (not that they're ever right anyway lol)


Contact juggling was invented by dung beetles.

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ezz
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

ezz

moo..
Location: melbourne, australia

Total posts: 1899
Posted:wouldn't it just be easier to say if its rainign we are under the bridge and if its not we are in the park??
and I already bring blankies so tongue I'm millions of steps ahead sheesh catch up will you. rolleyes biggrin


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TumbleHat
BRONZE Member since Jul 2006

TumbleHat

journeyman
Location: melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 50
Posted:you guys do like to make things complicated don't you?!?!?!

i rekon if it's say below perhaps 12 degrees and it is a fool moon and the wind is blowing in a north Eastly direction then you should play somewhere in the city!


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TumbleHat
BRONZE Member since Jul 2006

TumbleHat

journeyman
Location: melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 50
Posted:who can't spell full????

Why is a raven like a writing desk?

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bluebottle
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

bluebottle

Member
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 118
Posted:I'd love to go back to the park, but I don't think it is quite warm enough yet. I think the simplest solution would be daylight savings times in the park, normal time under the bridge.

Yebra (n.) - A cross between a zebra and anything that fancies zebras. -- Douglas Adams & John Lloyd

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

Insert Champagne Here
Location: without class distinction, Aus...

Total posts: 13215
Posted:Sounds pretty logical to me!

i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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roarfire
SILVER Member since Jul 2004

roarfire

comfortably numb
Location: The countryside, Australia

Total posts: 2676
Posted:For those of you who haven't seen this ubbangel

.All things are beautiful if we take the time to look.

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Nibor


newbie
Location: upwey, melbourne

Total posts: 6
Posted:hey guys, is the Gardens still the place to b in Melb? im tryin to find somewhere to meet up n have a burn, u can only teach yourself so much...

Rob


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