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ataxia
ataxia

member
Location: Melbourne
Member Since: 31st Mar 2004
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.

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thesynapse
thesynapse

newbie
Location: London
Member Since: 6th Feb 2006
Total posts: 28
Posted:Righty ho, I'll do my level best to be there on Sunday.

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Brenn
Brenn

Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 28th Jun 2004
Total posts: 3286
Posted:Huzzah for three trees meets! Will also try to be there Sunday, sans pants.

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Moka
Moka

is a medium/large scary man
Location: Victoria, Australia, Earth, Mi...
Member Since: 31st Jul 2005
Total posts: 420
Posted:Will try to make it within the next couple of weeks... Great to be back at the 3 trees...

Contact juggling was invented by dung beetles.

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roarfire
roarfire

comfortably numb
Location: The countryside
Member Since: 8th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2676
Posted:I'm so excited that you guys have moved to the trees now! Hoping to get down not this weekend but next x

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

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Karmaa
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Member Since: 9th Oct 2008
Total posts: 1
Posted:im from perth...trying 2 fly over 2 melbourne from the 18th to 29th just wondering wat the fire twirling is like...were u guys meet etc?

i do staff and play with double staffs occasionally with basic poi and batons


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myco
myco


Location: melbourne, victoria, australia
Member Since: 2nd Nov 2004
Total posts: 2084
Posted:Hi Karmaa, there's a map on the previous page of where we meet up, we'll be at the summer location till well into next year. Sunday's are great fun, they've been quiet for a little while, but judging from the past several posts everyone's raring to go again.

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Brenn
Brenn

Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 28th Jun 2004
Total posts: 3286
Posted:As some of you may know, Cel is down in Melbourne til wednesday and this Sunday coming up is the only one she can make smile

Her birthday is also on Saturday! Whee! grin To celebrate she is looking at having a picnic of some sort on Sunday afternoon and wants you all there (yes, even you grin ) for catch ups, hugs, snugs and tackling grin

Oh, and there will be cake. Caaaaake!

EDIT: Picnic @ the three trees location

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ezz
ezz

moo..
Location: melbourne, australia
Member Since: 19th Oct 2004
Total posts: 1899
Posted:i cant wait to get off my winterbum and get wiggling again.
I'll be there after din dins though.


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bender
still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:Nice to meet you Salinas, your sword stlye is refressingly unique!
Congrates to Jarle for curing his fully awesome fire meteors.

wikked turnout, everyone - prolly the best turnout since summer as even hammerthow dude showed up!
i missed you hammerthow dude. if only you wore pants....


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Brenn
Brenn

Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 28th Jun 2004
Total posts: 3286
Posted:Ace turnout last night!

Nice to see everybody again, despite being really sickly last night and still this morning. Hopefully i've recovered by next Sunday in time to burn stuff grin

See you next week! hug


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Ry_Canuck
Master of Mediocrity
Location: St Kilda, Australia
Member Since: 21st Sep 2008
Total posts: 25
Posted:That was a wicked time, much impressed that was almost as much fun as I have had with my clothes on. But with fire.. well not me but other people and fire. Good time, hope ya'll keep it up

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bender
still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:hey Ry_Canuck,
Thanks for joining in on the festivities! were you the juggler in the white pants and stripey shirt? I must not have introduced myself.

nice photos to come! I have nice footage of Salinas with double fire straight sword and single fire kitana... will need his permission to post them here tho..
b


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JavierSalinas
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Member Since: 16th Apr 2005
Total posts: 7
Posted:Hey bender, it was nice meeting you guys too, guess we'll keep seeing each other on sundays and probably parties too smile

And of course you have permission to post the photos and footage, I also have some with our cameras, haven't download it to the PC but soon.

See you guys soon.


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bender
still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:hey doodz, Here's the meet on sunday:

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and here's Javier havin some fun:

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roarfire
roarfire

comfortably numb
Location: The countryside
Member Since: 8th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2676
Posted:Hey guys, pretty sure I'll be down tonight. But I may need a place to stay. I have been temporarily spooked from late night/early morning driving because I was so close to hitting a roo on Friday driving back!

Does anyone have some spare space? smile hug


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

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Pele
Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA
Member Since: 15th Dec 2000
Total posts: 6193
Posted:Oh roarfire, that sucks!
If I had crash space, I would totally offer it up.

We ended up staying up until 5am on Friday night/Sat morning. It was tonnes of fun and I really enjoyed meeting and hanging out with ya's.

I think Chris and I are hoping to make it down there tonight too. I want to get the chance to see everyone again before I head out in the morning.

hug


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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roarfire
roarfire

comfortably numb
Location: The countryside
Member Since: 8th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2676
Posted:Okay I'm leaving now. See you guys in a couple of hours x

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

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jarle
jarle

Lv15 Ranger
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 13th Mar 2007
Total posts: 1489
Posted:Damn, I just went in to check my shifts at work and I'm working tonight - my own fault for being generous frown

If I knew Pele was down I wouldn't have offered.


Kupo!

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bender
still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:Thanks you guys for restoring the sunday meet with a bang!
Playing on grass is so much easier on my ankles.


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Brenn
Brenn

Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 28th Jun 2004
Total posts: 3286
Posted:Sorry I couldn't end up making it on Sunday. After two nights out already sickly I ended up crashing Sunday frown Damn chest cold/congestion.

Hopefully better by next week and will see you then! hug


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Xenologic
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Member Since: 20th Oct 2008
Total posts: 1
Posted:Hello all!
I will be attending this Sundays meet for the first time... this Sunday. So i look forward to meeting you all and hopefully learning a few things, i haven't ever played with fire but i have been twirling a staff casually for some time now. Thanks for the info Bender and see you all Sunday smile


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bender
still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:please feel welcome, xenologic!
ZOMG it's 42 days until summer!!
woot!


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meshunderlay
meshunderlay

Juggler/Spinner
Location: Hicksville, New York, USA
Member Since: 15th Sep 2008
Total posts: 612
Posted:Awesome! I love summer! It's great that in 42 days it will be... wait, why am I happy? I'll be freezing in New York *sigh*.

If I build a boat now and start rowing tomorrow, maybe I can make it down there in time.


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Mother_Natures_Son
Mother_Natures_Son

Rampant whirler.
Location: Geelong, Victoria, Australia!
Member Since: 1st Aug 2007
Total posts: 2418
Posted:Hey, Bender, you guys drive into the meet? Where do you park your auto?

If I make a miraculous recovery from illness I just might make an appearance.

Xenologic, head over to the introductions thread, grab a template and tell us about yourself!


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JavierSalinas
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Member Since: 16th Apr 2005
Total posts: 7
Posted:Did you guys change the place? I went there bout 9:30 but did not see anybody...

Well c you guys soon anyway


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bender
still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:hey doodz, i have had the most luck with Linlithgow st and St Kilda Boulevard.

hey MNS, it's an honour every time u make it all the way over from Geelong to make it to this meet smile respeckt!
b

Javier, d'oh we musta just missed u!


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hennerz
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Location: Melbourne,Australia
Member Since: 19th Oct 2008
Total posts: 1
Posted:Hello ladies and gentle,

I would like to thank nath for introing me to this group, i will be coming back shortly from Whistler, canada, and getting all my new fire dbl staffs, short and long for contact, fire poi n ropes, hopefully metor as well, and some glow in the dark pois n staff. see you all soon on sundays =P

warmest regards all,
Henry


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orenico
orenico

member
Location: Here and there
Member Since: 26th Feb 2006
Total posts: 143
Posted:hey guys!
anyone seen petey lately?
he was ment to come over to christchurch on tuesday and stay at our place but he never contacted us.
my housemate celina is reallt worried...
if you know where he is please write about it..


Love, Love, Love...

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Brenn
Brenn

Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 28th Jun 2004
Total posts: 3286
Posted:oren,

should I hear anything you and Cel will be the first to know.

hug


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myco
myco


Location: melbourne, victoria, australia
Member Since: 2nd Nov 2004
Total posts: 2084
Posted:I spoke to him last week and I think he's intending on staying in adelaide for a bit longer instead of going to new zealand. Maybe the message didn't get through.

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