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Richee
HOP librarian
Location: Prague
Member Since: 15th Jan 2002
Total posts: 1841
Posted:BTB Fishtailes.



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:R


POI THEO(R)IST

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Fine_Rabid_Dog
Internet Hate Machine
Location: They seek him here, they seek ...
Member Since: 26th May 2004
Total posts: 10530
Posted:Well, I finally went to the park to practice today. Yays!

And I managed to fainally crack full steves. Kick so much ass! biggrin


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mcp
mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow.
Member Since: 20th May 2003
Total posts: 5276
Posted:haven't done much. Doing doubles jesus's with two plus rotations for a laugh, and trying not to kill jugglers.

"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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jc_firetricks
jc_firetricks

enthusiast
Location: Brisbane
Member Since: 5th Dec 2005
Total posts: 205
Posted:Written by: mcp

haven't done much. Doing doubles jesus's with two plus rotations for a laugh, and trying not to kill jugglers.



Your crazy Meg, looking forward to meeting you.

Pitty Ben from UberOz couldn't do a double jesus, though he did do a great impersonation of you. If only you saw Meg. hahaha I am sure Rob has pics. ubbloco

PS : Rob please post those pics. ubblol


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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:i am working on mid-air swaps, having misspent all this time exploring what to do under a thown staves, thinking that i should be up there with the staves..
i like swaps.


Laugh Often, Smile Much, Post lolcats Always

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jublian
jublian

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Location: Melbourne, ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha
Member Since: 30th Nov 2005
Total posts: 108
Posted:the disappearing staff tongue

"Quote coming soon..."

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simian
simian

110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
Location: London
Member Since: 11th Oct 2002
Total posts: 3149
Posted:crosser reels (self-hugs) with doubles bounce

"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."

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ado-p
ado-p

Pirate Ninja
Location: Galway/Ireland
Member Since: 13th May 2004
Total posts: 3882
Posted:All sorts of throws...

Simian

Crossers... Grrrrr... How.... Please... Help...

*Frustrated*

smile


Love is the law.

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simian
simian

110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
Location: London
Member Since: 11th Oct 2002
Total posts: 3149
Posted:How:

in wallplane

figure 8 with left hand on right side of body

figure 8 with right hand on left side of body

when one's in front of you, the others behind

they cross the plane of the body while they're vertical



parallel timing rather than split (eg - thumbs pointed in the same direction, not together/apart) is what cracked it for me. It makes the timing less fussy somehow, not sure why yet.



Definitely more stretchy than the poi version. i can't do it for a long time at the moment, or my shoulders start to feel hazardous...



edit: plus smile and hug for Mr P and his laydee

EDITED_BY: simian (1139410162)


"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."

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ado-p

Pirate Ninja
Location: Galway/Ireland
Member Since: 13th May 2004
Total posts: 3882
Posted:and hug to you too.

Thanks for the tips. Im not sure how bendy i am. but am mad to get a hold on these....

Though faberge seems to do these things with alarming ease....

hey hey, i made a rhyme smile


Love is the law.

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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:That's cos she practises lots.

smile


Getting to the other side smile

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fNi
fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York
Member Since: 8th Mar 2004
Total posts: 3354
Posted:btb staff weave smile

kyrian: I've felt your finger connect with me many times
lou kitten: sneaky little meatball..
ezz: please corrupt me more

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Sethis
Sethis

Pooh-Bah
Location: York University
Member Since: 16th May 2005
Total posts: 1762
Posted:The matrix! Well, I can do it *some* of the time, anyway!

And tongue to you guys who think that's an easy move wink ubbangel


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TheApprovingNinja
TheApprovingNinja

From the Ashes of a Ninja Rise THE HIPS OF RAGE
Location: Edinburgh
Member Since: 8th Jul 2003
Total posts: 371
Posted:confusatron to elbow roll

next step is getting into continous elbow to elbow rolls


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jublian
jublian

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Location: Melbourne, ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha
Member Since: 30th Nov 2005
Total posts: 108
Posted:end half steve, i think.

Oh and i have been shown that i can only really do 3/4 of the matrix, it appears the full matrix starts on the in between the neck and the left arm


"Quote coming soon..."

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duballstar
duballstar

slack rating - 9.5
Location: Suburbiton, Yoo-Kay
Member Since: 3rd Sep 2003
Total posts: 2216
Posted:not sure i've been in here before... but probably have.... anyway, yesterday i was playing with:

-lots of doubles antispinnery learnt from meg an simian, probably done wrong but there seems to be quite a lot of scope for sntispin jiggerypokery
-trying a doubles isolated fountain going behind the head. still need a bit of work to get the last bit clean
-alternating follow time underarm single beat stuff going from side to side 9been doing this for ages but never mentioned it yet)
-a split from two staff together to staff on staff fishtail. a nice start for confined spaces with no ceiling...
-erm... what was that other thing?! damn it i've forgot it already... oh yeah, trying to get a two bet weave to turn from forwards to backwards while keeping parrallel (i'm still struggling with this one)
-the potato chip 940 degree double backside floating lemon meruigne pie (mmm... pie) tongue

biggrin


It is our fantasies that make us real. Without our fantasies we're just a blank monkey' - Terry Pratchett

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Richee
HOP librarian
Location: Prague
Member Since: 15th Jan 2002
Total posts: 1841
Posted:Behind the neck horizontals more clear. Second part of matrix, got helped with matrix entrance. Refresh of foot staff. 2 times horizontal prayer.

:R


POI THEO(R)IST

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scottydog
scottydog

newbie
Location: aldeburgh, suffolk, england
Member Since: 13th Aug 2005
Total posts: 9
Posted:try this out, starting behind your back, keep it spining to get momentum, then pass to right hand and spin eight times on the way up to do a helicoptor thing, eight spins down the left and then pass it through your legs from behind, bringing it up to a buzz saw, it looks awesome if you take a picture with a five second exposure.

anyone ever come to aldeburgh and feel like a beach session, just give me a call.

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Sporky
Sporky

addict
Location: Glasgow
Member Since: 25th Jul 2005
Total posts: 663
Posted:Fishtails with a wrist wrap on each side and a half steve to fishtail

Have faith in what you can do and respect for what you can't

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T&B
T&B

Me
Location: London/Bristol
Member Since: 30th Aug 2003
Total posts: 607
Posted:managed to get steve to horizonal angel roll that sandy and I were working on the other week also got a couple of back to back cage steves with the fingers touching smile

was good fun but I shouldn't really be using my wrist at the moment shrug


Maybe I should change this too something abit nicer, humm no I still think your all Ccensoredt

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-sandy-
-sandy-

old hand
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 12th Jul 2004
Total posts: 716
Posted:dude those steve horizontal angel rolls are awsome. ive been playing a bit with putting in a 4 beat horizontal angel roll which is fun but looks almost identical to horizontal pivots but is much harder, esentially making it pointless. Fun though.
Fair play for getting a couple of back to back cage steves, ive been playing but they arnt very smooth yet.


"Don't do it naked!"

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Lavatwilight
Lavatwilight

old hand
Location: Wellington somerset, UK
Member Since: 11th Aug 2004
Total posts: 834
Posted:can you explain what your doing a little better????

video any one???
oh i know now what your on about with the 4beet angel's but the cage steves???


Drawings by chalk minds, strech between the stars

Kyle Mclean-
Contact without dance is like sex without wiggling.
A) it does feel as good
B) it does not look as good on film

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T&B
T&B

Me
Location: London/Bristol
Member Since: 30th Aug 2003
Total posts: 607
Posted:basically it's a continous half steve keeping middle fingers touching through out the whole move (like a prayer steve without the extra prayer beat) hope that helps, I wouldn't bother waiting for a vid everyone a there dog will be able to do it in there sleep b4 that happens

Maybe I should change this too something abit nicer, humm no I still think your all Ccensoredt

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mcp
mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow.
Member Since: 20th May 2003
Total posts: 5276
Posted:oh mine are different. Mine are like inside. not like caged fingers but like a caged staff...

"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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strugz
strugz

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Southampton - Possibly...
Member Since: 6th Mar 2002
Total posts: 3964
Posted:hehe

i know this one - differant again i rekon though ubblol

Mine is on the inside too but it is horizontal at the neck then kindof goes almost vertical when it hits my hands........

must just be crap planes eh rolleyes

ubblol

Oh and happy birthday Meg hug smile


"...We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing......."

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T&B
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Me
Location: London/Bristol
Member Since: 30th Aug 2003
Total posts: 607
Posted:acturlly I think your right a cage steve is ment to be on the inside so anyone got a good name for what I was doing??? (maybe Jeff)

Maybe I should change this too something abit nicer, humm no I still think your all Ccensoredt

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strugz
strugz

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Southampton - Possibly...
Member Since: 6th Mar 2002
Total posts: 3964
Posted:"the jeff" is good dude, but i think "the outside frank" also has to be considerd wink

ubblol

Ok so im not sure if what i did last night is correct as far as the terminology im about to use........ but

A vertical jesus........ starting with an under the arm / shoulder entry - almost as if you were going to do a vertical snes...... but leave out the neck........ to get a halo off the back of this seems to make you turn the opposite way....... therefore its an anti spin jesus....... smile a move that i told mynci was impossible........ ubblol

I guess if i still had my hat now is the time to eat it smile


"...We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing......."

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mcp
mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow.
Member Since: 20th May 2003
Total posts: 5276
Posted:I turn the normal way when I do that? I think... You might be doing it the other direction to your normal jesus? That makes it feel uber weird.

Plus it's fun to just do it like a snes but sticking the chest halo roll in there instead of a neck wrap...

I think the hand cage one should have the name caged steve and then we can be poncey and call the other one inverted steve or some stupid thing like that.


"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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pineapple pete
pineapple pete

water based
Location: melbourne
Member Since: 20th Sep 2004
Total posts: 5125
Posted:kool, i just got the SNES.

thanks for the tut. vids meg hug

cheers, pete


"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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strugz
strugz

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Southampton - Possibly...
Member Since: 6th Mar 2002
Total posts: 3964
Posted:Its a wierd one Meg confused

For something that should be so easy - why cant i get my head around it.......

Normal jesus - i find going from a Left side halo - turning to the right as the staff hit the right of your back...... then continue turning as it goes across the front....... that to me is a normal jesus and the turn is going the same way as the stick.

Anti-spun - i go straight into the frontside first.. as mentioned above, only turning into the stick, then into the halo.......... but im going the opposite way........? both moves essentially are the same, but i cant work out why they feel so differant......

I need to step out of this jesus bubble and take a look from the outside smile

i like a cage steve for inside the arms...... inverted cage for outside....... YAY - that will confuse the masses - well done smile

ubblol


"...We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing......."

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mcp
mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow.
Member Since: 20th May 2003
Total posts: 5276
Posted:but if instead of going into a halo starting on the left, you go underarm into a snes start to a jesus, you are doing the otherway Jesus. They both start from reverse on your left. It's quite odd to think about, but true.

Plus anti-turn jesus would still be outrageously hard. I might try working up to it with slightly less turning with the spin jesus...


"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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