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Mint Sauce
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Posted:juggle weavesmiley Manchester Spinners Meet up and stuff weavesmiley juggle



Hi all If you are looking for people to spin poi with in the North west this is the place to be.



For any one new to this sight DONT READ THE WHOLE THREAD it has been going a long time and contains lots of old information and chat about previous meet ups and organisation stuff just go to the last few posts to find out the most up-to-date information on current events.



First a bit of info the Manchester spinners lot is no professional spinning troop or organised events it is just a group of people who get together to enjoy themselves. The first meet up was organised way beck in September 04 http://delizium.fotopic.net/c291964.html
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The crowd has changed a bit from back then but we have kept a few old timers we welcome all along to come and join us for a spin whether you be experienced or a complete beginner we are willing to teach and learn from you.



Their is no set time for the meet ups they are usually organised around when people can make it and how long they can stay.



I will try to update this first post as often as I can with the most up-to-date info on meet ups and club nights that allow spinning but if I'm being a bit lax just find the last few posts foe up-to-date info (like I said before werent you paying attention)



To date the standard meets have gone as meet up in Piccadilly gardens at 4pm (nice central point where every one can get to) Then move on down to the Gas Works/CastleField or Plat fields Park depending on the wether till everyone gets to cold/tired/burned then on to the pub

( anybody who doesnt know where this is it can be arranged for someone to come meet you at the train station or wherever you are coming from .) smile

{ ubblove We are a nice bunch like that ubblove}



Accommodation for a night can usually be arranged but you need to sort this well in advance no just turning up expecting somewhere to sleep eek





(more to be added and all to be spell checked soon)



pm me any info you would like to add



before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Ooooh, yes! Show 'em how it's done! RAH!

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devilstar
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Posted:my bjc photos are online at last.

have fun on sunday, see ya all soon!


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Sixth
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Devil May Cry
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Posted:lol cool photos...especially the one with the tree biggrin so wait urr not coming this sunday :o

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Devil May Cry
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Posted:Liz is a fire gnome who will beat anyone silly spankwith albert if they get on her bad side ubblol

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:You're particularly fond of smacking people with that...

Should i be worried?


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Devil May Cry
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Posted:nope cuz now that youve made that statement....shes gonna impale me with albert ...starting to think that albert has a consciousness of its own angel



hehe only kiddin shes gotten and getting better everytime I see her play...now if only i could stop hitting myself in the nuts eekwith the leg wraps....when im glancing over to see whats shes doing....



fire staff is my fav at the moment...not gonna go back to poi for a while




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nutella
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Posted:i would never impale you on purpose, i cant garantee albert well behaving. he has a mind of his own. you gotta love staff

american components, russian components, all made in taiwan!!!

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Devil May Cry
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Posted:yeah its more relaxing than poi funnily enough and after a while of staffing its phycologicaly the same as going into a trancemeditate...

poi was fun for a time being but for length of time play wise me thinks i preff staff...

I have a new trickubblol...its called balls of fire and guess what happens help


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steaks
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Posted:Sixth, i will be bringing my (poor) attempt at a meteor with me on sunday, they are a nice medium between poi and staff (and the reason i started staff in the first place)

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Devil May Cry
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Posted:OOoo more toys to hurt myself with clap clap clap

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:And other people!

I might just turn up anyway...

Regardless of if I have a place to stop (I might do anyway in Rusholme)

Thanks for the offer Sixth!


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steaks
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Posted:Mint's meteor is much better made (and weighted) than mine and is infinatly more dangerous to yourself and others around you. but is much, much more fun as well

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house_of_mill
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Posted:Dave you know ours is always open to you

Might even let you sleep in my bed!!


*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Oooh, that IS tempting tongue



Been there done that! Heehee



I'll ask your lot if they fancy going to it! Either that or get Liz to ask seeing as it's not my place to invite them to...



Is your bedroom tidy?



(I;m working on the new Monster Flyers as we speak)


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Devil May Cry
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Posted:dave they can come biggrin

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nutella
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Posted:i was gonna text them tomorrow to ask them anyway, so ask away dave!

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Loewan
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Posted: Written by: steaks


Mint's meteor is much better made (and weighted) than mine and is infinatly more dangerous to yourself and others around you. but is much, much more fun as well



Tell me about me! Meteor scares me! redface

Neon, Check out the poster in the Liverpool thread! You are on it! biggrin


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Catt
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Posted:I'm coming to the next manchester meet!!!!1 whoooohoooooooo cant wait!!!! its about bloomin time too, havent been to one for ages! lowan are you getting the train up? im going to be geting the train back so we can get it together if you want!
Is it in the usual place? or has it moved? wont be meeting early have plans for some of the afternoon but ill be coming down later! ohhh im so excitied, MUST GO BUY MORE PARAFIN!!!!!!!! see you there people!! xx ubbrollsmile peace bounce weavesmiley


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icklepurklegirl
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Posted:if i'm back from spinning fire and sticking nails up my nose for big hairy bikers, i am so coming to poke you all with my doom weasel
xx xx


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Igirisujin
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Posted:Hmmm looking at the weather today im hoping it will be another fabulouse day on sunday, but when its this light all the time what time does it get dark? I might not bring my fire poi not sure...



Oh yeah where are we all meeting up first, picc gardens or the gasworks?


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skrible
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Posted:hey guys
looks like i wont be able to make it again frown
but its my birthday june 3rd so i was thinking of a having a small meet in celebration i have already asked tobi and steaks any one else wanna come?


this apple juice is a bit milky isnt it?!

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Posted:Lo: Conquer your fear of meteors! Cars have much more of a chance of killing you but you don't fear cars! That is a nice poster! But I'll be damned if I could tell which one was me!



Ree!!! Haven't seen you since BJC! Would you like a nailgun for a birthday present?



Joe: I think people are gonna be meeting at the Gasworks at 3 now.



Anyone who doesn't know just PM me or check earlier in the Thread.



Awwww Skribble . Nevermind. Keep us posted on when and where for your birthday meet


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Sixth
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Posted:censored its raining! but im still go ahead with tonight! no matter what! rawr!

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steaks
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Posted:yay! for Ree and the Doom Weasel bounce2

Yay also for Catt bounce2

hug for Terri, asDave said, let us know about your brthday meet, when & were, that sort of thing smile kiss ubblove hug2 hug


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Devil May Cry
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Posted:biggrin its sunny!

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:biggrin It's STILL Sunny here! (Still waiting for the raincloud to jump out of the bush when i leave work...)

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tony830
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Posted:for my shop next year !

what would sell well, and what would people liek to see me selling?

im considering selling "make your own poi" equipment to make you a custom length poi with a selection of quick links, handles, chanins/cords e.t.c and you can make it completely custom.


anyone like this idea? if anyone else has any ideas id be happy to hear them.

tone xx


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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Aye...

Definitely need a G-clip for my fire poi so i don't actually have to store the handles in the parafin jar with the poi!

Some of the individual glowing balls from HOP (for 7 each), socks and cords & handles so people can chose there own preference...

FLAGS! (Good for invading countries)


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Devil May Cry
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Posted:i had a wacky idea of "grow poi" where u grow your own poi AHAHAHHA

then again some of my wacky ideas have made it biggrin ie wimbledon tennis adverts smile

tone...u havent seen my meteor wraps have u?


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Project
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Posted:Well am flyin out to New Z on saturday ie tomorrow for a week so am not back till a week monday so i cant make it but.....!

If anyone wants to have a meet at the end of the mth or can wait till the nexted meet ill get the train down or ill get a ride with Elaine and ill bring some Colour's Down with me and u can all have a play around with them tongue

Just working on a totaly clean ( no smoke, burning Fule that burns abit hotter than lamp oil so it will give a really!!!! intence flame ( not that lamp oil dos'nt ) only problem is that hotter = not as safe .... but il keep u all posted....

But Ill be happy to bring some free colours with me when I can get a ride down with Elaine...


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