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devkev
SILVER Member since Mar 2002

devkev

discoverer of phat and poigling
Location: North London.. England

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...

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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2001

[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:woo, hoo! back on topic (I see what flas was onnabout now!)

ok, I havent broken all that much with poi, not really many lightbulbs either. Ive thrown acrylics through a few wine glasses and broke a solid wooden table with an 85, oh and a remote controle, but the biggest breakages for me are other peaples poi

see Im well rough with poi, and my settup is always very rugged but let me see....

two pairs of tennis poi when learning.

Kicked the head off some fire poi, repaird them, then kicked the handles off.

2 pair of electroglow poi.

That guy at synergy in all the black leather, i took the head off doing fast wraps.

Morphs fire poi. and maybe flids, im not shure.

some girl in italily who had nice glowstick holders, I creamed them (why do you need a holder for glowsticks? they got holes in the top already!)

some guys 'experimental' glowstaff

a couple of pairs of other peaples sock poi. (good!)

oh and i once broke my own staff into three bits, but it wasnt really about spinning.

My own poi are nearly broken from a year of soild use, but they are hanging on by a thread.

so, if you want to test how rugged your new poi design, give them to me!

T wave

p.s. I also managed to break 3 clubs in 4 months


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Faberg
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

veteran
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Total posts: 1459
Posted:eek well i think you win 1st prize for most breakages! ubblol

but would you mind telling me..... how do break sockpoi?

i threw a pair away a few weeks ago coz they were so old and dirty and threadbare, they really couldn't be seen in public any more, but they were far from broken.....

peace


My mind not only wanders, it sometimes leaves completely smile

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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2001

[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:sparking them off the ground.

the upside is you could still use them as socks, if you dont have any toes...

T wave


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devkev
SILVER Member since Mar 2002

devkev

discoverer of phat and poigling
Location: North London.. England

Total posts: 292
Posted:maby use them as fingerless gloves biggrin

I have also broke 2 radical fish clubs and about 10 devilstix and the same in handsticks...

gonna start a sister thread.... what juggling/poi toys have you lost... and where and how..


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

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native
SILVER Member since Jun 2004

native

sleeping with angels
Location: anaheim CA usa

Total posts: 508
Posted:ok let me think
4 ashtrays.
roomates nose.
2 lamps.
killed christmas tree over short amout of time.
dishes like mad.
coffee pot.
and probly alot more i dont rember


SLEEP WITH ANGELS muckieha

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andythepoi


andythepoi

addict
Location: manchester, uk

Total posts: 508
Posted:coupla pars of specs, a mirror, knocked out a tooth, lightshade. grrrrrrrrrrr

It's smashing to be back x

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devkev
SILVER Member since Mar 2002

devkev

discoverer of phat and poigling
Location: North London.. England

Total posts: 292
Posted:i know its got nothing to do with poi... but i once shot my yellow stereo to tiny peices with just air pistol pellets... i used 2000... it was the most boring time after the first 4 hours... but it was distructive.... and i was young...

er.... thats just odd... sorry


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

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NOn


activist for HoPper liberation.
Location: ffidrac

Total posts: 1643
Posted:grrr.... i just broke my poi, poiing.... angry

i had monkey fists, and they've just sort of fallen apart, i've only had them a couple of weeks and am not in the least bit impressed... grrr.





Grrrrrrr....... *sits in a corner to fume and sulk*


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mtbeer
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

mtbeer

ARRRR!
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA

Total posts: 529
Posted:That's why I make my own stuff. If or when it breaks, I have nobody to be mad at except myself.

Then, you can rebuild them.
You have the technology.
You have the capability to build the world's first bionic poi.
You can make them better than they were before.
Better... Stronger... Faster...


"My skin is singed but it heals my heart and with glowing pride I'll wear my scars." -Davey Havok

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NOn


activist for HoPper liberation.
Location: ffidrac

Total posts: 1643
Posted:or you can completely cack it up... (if you're me that is)

but i see your point, other people can equally cack it up.

and bionic poi sounds good, i could make retractable ones that i store in my forearm when not in use! ubbidea


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skrible
BRONZE Member since Dec 2004

skrible

member
Location: moston, manchester, England (U...

Total posts: 155
Posted:i managed to knock a lightbulb and knock the electric in my whole house!

this apple juice is a bit milky isnt it?!

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Gri-gri


Gri-gri

Member
Location: Richardsbay, South Africa

Total posts: 84
Posted:Greetings from the new guy.

I've broken the standard light bulbs, lampshades etc.

But I recently gave my boss's wife a black eye with practice poi, and then dropped my acryllic C-Juggling ball (being used to cheer her up) and broke her toe.

Dogbox for me!!!


Where the mind goes,
The body will follow...

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jemima (jem)
SILVER Member since Dec 2002

jemima (jem)

Pooh-Bah
Location: london, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1750
Posted:Um

I remember, making a REALLY loud smashing noise, in jons front room, three times, good thing the mantle piece was made of some kind of strong metal....

I clouted someone under the chin the other night at spitz....ooh sowy redface

hmm several more loud bangs on kitchen surfaces, thouse things are strong too......

come to think of it i do not think i have broken anything frown ........i mean biggrin


Never assume
Always Acknowledge

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_So_
BRONZE Member since Feb 2004

Skinny poi maker
Location: Moscow, Russia

Total posts: 313
Posted:hey there =)
I broke:
A few lamps at the office (told my boss i was taking a mirror from one place to another)
An iron
several cups
almost killed one of my rabbits frown She could have died from fear
a video-proector at a nightclub (Ups =))


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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

JauntyJames

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA

Total posts: 3533
Posted:.:bump:.

i knew this was around somewhere! now we can get rid of that other thread that's something like this one

remember, kids: search before you post!


-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"

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quiet


quiet

analytic
Location: bristol

Total posts: 503
Posted:two lights, several cups, one glass, several bits of plants, and a finger on my right hand

ture na sig

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Valura
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

Valura

Mumma Hen
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 6391
Posted:*appluades sparkey*

TAJ "boat mummy." VALURA "yes sweetie you went on a boat, was daddy there with you?" TAJ "no, but monkey on boat" VALURA "well then sweetie, Daddy WAS there with you"

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands, United Kingd...

Total posts: 7263
Posted:I broke all three lights in the living room, so we bought one that's almost flat on the ceiling. Day before yesterday I broke that too rolleyes So I had to spend another 30 buying a replacement...grrr...

Also, various cups and glasses, a candle holders, an ornamental ganja leaf, and I've hit George or more times than I could count but I don't think I actually 'broke' her, well not in that way wink

[/unecesary double entendre]


Let's relight this forum ubblove

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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

Skulduggery

Pirate Pixie Crew Captain
Location: Wales

Total posts: 8428
Posted:spank

Feed me Chocolate!!! Feed me NOW!

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hexagonic


hexagonic

Clubbles Jugs
Location: Manchester

Total posts: 1687
Posted:broken one lightbulb in my poi-spinning days weavesmiley



two plates with bouncing balls juggle



And knocked over a bowl of duck fat also with bouncing balls - the clean up was rank!!


ah wah wah wah a wah wah

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Nadishome


Nadishome

Living life to the full!
Location: Rural South

Total posts: 177
Posted:I've lost a really expensive ring my Mum and Dad bought me for my leavers present while poi-ing in London one evening! Not exactly breaking but.....

Life is short!
So lets leave a mark,
for people to remember!

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Pigeon_Wigeon
BRONZE Member since Dec 2004

Pigeon_Wigeon

Say what?
Location: Surrey/Portsmouth, United King...

Total posts: 4760
Posted:Many...many lightbulbs...

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Nucleopoi
BRONZE Member since Nov 2004

Nucleopoi

chemical attraction
Location: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England

Total posts: 1097
Posted:also many light bulbs,mugs,cups and a reallyb expensive ornament....

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Dressed in Black
BRONZE Member since Feb 2005

Dressed in Black

A Fire Inside
Location: portsmouth and sometimes oxfor...

Total posts: 191
Posted:a poi handle and my face, one combined incident.

::: I LiKe pLeAsUrE sPiKeD wItH pAiN - MuSiC iS mY aErOpLaNe :::

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Nucleopoi
BRONZE Member since Nov 2004

Nucleopoi

chemical attraction
Location: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England

Total posts: 1097
Posted:that doesnt sound pleasant

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Dressed in Black
BRONZE Member since Feb 2005

Dressed in Black

A Fire Inside
Location: portsmouth and sometimes oxfor...

Total posts: 191
Posted:nah it wasnt too bad, but the poi were brand new and i was well in the groove of a spin when the handle snapped and the poi hit me in the face all in one go! i managed to get home after 10 minutes of eye watering lol. bring on future carnage...

::: I LiKe pLeAsUrE sPiKeD wItH pAiN - MuSiC iS mY aErOpLaNe :::

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Nucleopoi
BRONZE Member since Nov 2004

Nucleopoi

chemical attraction
Location: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England

Total posts: 1097
Posted:sounds like you like the pleasure followed by pain so you must have liked it lol...the pleasure of playing with the new poi followed by the pain of them hitting you in the face..

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SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1785
Posted:the downstairs in my house has no more light shades and a lot of the time no light bulbs either! Someone needs to develop poi proof bulbs!



i also broke my glasses, lots of crockery, ash trays, my very expensive led poi, ooh and my parrots peace of mind! ( he squarks continuously whilst i'm doing poi, maybe he saw what happened to the lampshade!)

It felt like i broke my shoulder when i decided to learn the btb weave! could hardly move my arms for days after.


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SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1785
Posted:i just had the scariest lightbulb/poi incident!!

i was happily spinning away in my living room (i know...don't spin indoors but you all do it too i bet!!) and i hit the lightbulb out of the socket..it looked fine so i popped it back in and it worked...i was thinking yeay don't have to go to the shop and buy yet more lightbulbs..anyway about ten minutes later the lightbulb exploded and missed my eye by about an inch even though it had been working fine ooooops......and so i conclude..... don't put lightbulbs back in if they have been hit by anything because it could all end in tears..and a lot of pain!!

i know a lot of people would say that i shouldn't have put it back in the first place but i'm sure I'm not the only one silly enough to do it and i don't want it to happen to anyone else!


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FireTom


Stargazer


Total posts: 6650
Posted:*bump* ubblol

My glasses, almost my balls/ my trust (in my physical abilities)... wink


the best smiles are the ones you lead to wink

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