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discoverer of phat and poigling
Location: North London.. England
Member Since: 7th Mar 2002
Total posts: 292
Posted:i was just reminissing ubbideaover all the things i have broken while poi/jug/staffin and stuff..

3 pairs of glasses frown
a large ammount of light bulbs
a slightly smaller ammount of light shades
drinkin glasses
my mates nose eek
6 devilstix
several swivels, chains and clips
my bloddy aerotech's
dented my van standing on the roof playing

what have you broken/damaged while playing confused confused confused

its all about the fun fun fun fun and more fun...

faith enfire
faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin
Member Since: 27th Jan 2006
Total posts: 3556
Posted:a lamp, car dent

nothing special

i need to find something orignal to break...

Nay, whatever comes one hour was sunlit and the most high gods may not make boast of any better thing than to have watched that hour as it passed

still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:i've provided these as links and not posted the images, for those of you with a weak stomach....


severely broke tibia & fibia on my dominant/jumping leg. I was less acrobatic in the months after this break.

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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Cambridge UK
Member Since: 29th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2895
Posted:lets see:

no lightbulbs, yet, although my mate did soon after I bought my first poi

I've taken several chunks out of the wall plaster in my apartment with my practise staff

slightly broken an iron (it leaks water now when I use it)

one fingernail

oh yeah one monkey fist at falmouth (went flying off into the night when I extinguished it to be recovered the next morning: thanks Durbs! Now currently in use as a fire cj ball by gelfling with its brother after I deliberately broke that one (it wasn't safe to use for poi any more)

manhood, nose, head, arms, legs have all taken a beating from my poi at one point or another, but thankfully none of them broke!

Although I did manage to burn off most of my eyelash and give my self a black eye (with soot) just before I went on a first date.

Because ActiveAngel sounds like a feminine deodorant

Like sex, I'm much more interesting in real life than online.

'Be the change you want to see in the world around you' - Ghandi


Location: Cape Town The Mother City
Member Since: 23rd Jun 2006
Total posts: 56
Posted:The first day I got my fire poi, I will spinning them in my mums house(unlit) ... they now no longer have a chandeleer in their dining room ...

Oh, and I have a VERY playfull cat.
He wanted to chase the tails on my commets... he did not win...

"My mind not only wanders, sometimes it leaves completely."

"Insanity is my only means of relaxation."

pineapple pete
pineapple pete

water based
Location: melbourne
Member Since: 20th Sep 2004
Total posts: 5125
Posted:many many fingernails from juggling / passing clubs

apart from that i think im pretty accident free smile


"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*


Location: Brighton / Canterbury
Member Since: 5th Apr 2003
Total posts: 112
Posted:i recently snapped the end of my favorite spiral necklace spinning poi's with golfballs in the handles,
i was gutted, but it could have been my nose i guess!

ive broken MANY of my mums garden flowers and plants (when i was learning)

My first fire staff was made from 2 WW2 1 man tent poles wedged together with the wicks wired on. I broke this on my first burn as it was rusted through but didnt realise!!

3 aerotech staffs (one of these was not me) frown
1 aerotech juggling ball frown
Contact balls and mirrors on the floor dont mix!
finger nails - yup
Many Pint glasses
A Few lightbulbs
A light Shade
I broke the friendship with our nextdoor neighbours teaching myself bounce juggling in our kitchin at 2 in the morning,
One of my housemates clubs doweling, doing bounces of the floor (i am yet to admit this yet, as he thinks george dunnit!)

ERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR. . . . . . . . . . . . . ZAP


Look! I'm Darth Bunny!
Location: Sunny South Africa
Member Since: 2nd May 2005
Total posts: 446
Posted:Broke the light fitting, cant use it anymore coz any bulb put in it burns out within 10 min, made a hole in the stealing trying to practice staff with a pole thats too long, and a set of glo poi. The poi itself went over the wall and the batteries ended up on the roof of my house.

Do what you want coz a pirate is free,
You are a pirate!
Yo ho fiddle dee dee, being a pirate is alright to be,
Do what you want coz a pirate is free,
You are a pirate!


Location: Ontario
Member Since: 15th May 2006
Total posts: 365
Posted:glasses lost count

blubs once

and a wall
canada has paper houses ...well that is what I call them

Have you ever notice that poi is spelled backwords on the key board.............................................creepycool


Location: Kiwi land sounds great!
Member Since: 13th Jun 2007
Total posts: 83
Posted:I've broke nothing with staff, poi, or diabolo. I don't even understand how one can break lightbulbs (I don't mean how they can break, but how you can break them with poi).

Fire eaters are the most conceited people. Especially when they're on fire. "Help me, save me, put me out, me, me, me..."

-Paolo the Fire Eater


Lizzy hearts sunshine hoop
Location: midlands!
Member Since: 2nd Jul 2007
Total posts: 272
Posted: Written by: Masked52

I've broke nothing with staff, poi, or diabolo. I don't even understand how one can break lightbulbs (I don't mean how they can break, but how you can break them with poi).

one doesnt set out to break things, it just happens...and no one ever really knows how cos it always happens when your not actually looking.

if i could be a busy busy bee...


Location: Gloucester England
Member Since: 10th Jul 2006
Total posts: 985
Posted:i broke my mind trying to understand how to do whips cathchs on poi does that count

he he i am mike the amazing gloscircus person who is mike.

Officaly an exception to the Poi Boys are Girls Thing


non stop uber rocking electro rock party
Location: hastings
Member Since: 15th Aug 2007
Total posts: 122
Posted:i broke my freeview box but i fixed it after and i broke my headphones and i cant fix them frown

"im quite depressed, im quite a mess, so beat me up, beat me down, mess me up beyond all recognition"


Member Since: 12th Jul 2006
Total posts: 73
Posted:a number of light bulbs
and ive blown the fuse a few times ((but the poi where ok... so thats fine))
a cup
knocked a plastic cup over spillt water every where
marked a wall
my friend was using the poi once gave herslef 2 black eyes ((woops))
and i did a weird spin with the leds now my wrist makes a funny clicking noise
thats all... i think
... for now


Location: leicester, uk
Member Since: 27th May 2006
Total posts: 131
Posted:numerous lightbulbs and solar lights

What to do in case of fire??? LET IT BURN!


Member Since: 23rd Aug 2007
Total posts: 3
Posted:I don't spin, but I have seen someone break up a party by getting someone so pissed off with their poi that they pulled a gun out and fired it in the air, and everyone ran away.

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Elusive and Bearded
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Member Since: 2nd May 2007
Total posts: 3597
Posted:i dont know if it counts but In my quest to staff i broke the drain for teh pool pump right off, its a little spiggot that sticks out like 6 inches my stick hit it and it smapped right off lol.


Owned by Mynci!


Location: Essex
Member Since: 11th Aug 2005
Total posts: 12
Posted:A tent pole, and the lovely light in my parents living room.

'Even though i miss your lips...you are as real as your t*ts' Ville Valo 2004

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