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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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Posted:Of all the places to be on the 25th... I'll be in Milton Keynes, I think...

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PyroWill
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Posted:Idiot

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind

Give a man a fish and he'll eat 4 a day hit a man with a brick and you can have all his fish and his wife

"Will's to pretty for prison" - Simian

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the_rookie
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Posted:think me and a mate will be comin down to the meet this weekend but im not too sure where im goin could someone give me some directions from piccadilly?

a weekend wasted is never a wasted weekend!

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firelight
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Posted:hi everyone

plz let me know when the next poi meet is n what time we all meet up at, let hope the weather is better by sun,

firelight



love fire to play with, love the wonderful colours in the fire.

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Posted:right, it looks like i'm gonna have to give this one a miss. my friends have got a very heavy nights drinking planned for my 21st, so i will be in no fit state to be spinning poi the next day, i think i'll probably be seein at least double, so things would get confusing. i'll try and make it to the next one to come see you guys!!!!

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Igirisujin
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Posted:Oh Dawn its probably going to be at that horrible little skanky place called the gasworks like it allways seems to be, cant wait till they build the casino and we have t find a nicer place to meet, hehe.

The rookie, its not been unknown for hoppers to meet n00bs!!!11!! at picc gardens and walk down to oxford. Allthough if you can get a train to oxford rd station that is going to be easyer than picc station. If you get desperate you can request that im sure someone will come to your rescue.

Jen - Ride to play? Lol your brave. Will you be doing it on your new bike or your unicycle lol wink


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the_rookie
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Posted:if some can let me know where and what time this meet on sunday would be a great help or if someone could meet me at sainburys on oxford rd at about half 3 4 o'clock that would be better. help me ! confused

a weekend wasted is never a wasted weekend!

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Balti
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Posted:I'll not be able to make this one, I'll be there for the one after though.

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Hey Rookie...



It's very easy to get to the Gasworks. If you're outside Sainsburys, turn right down Whitworth Street towards The Ritz nightclub. Keep walking past the The Ritz until you get to the Hacienda Appartments. Across the road will be some railway arches. We're there... tongue



See you on Sunday!



Dave. NOOOOOOOoo! After a hard night partying you'll be strong to the finish when you've had some Spin-age... tongue



If you're still gonna be a p*ssy, then make your do a good one! hug



Balti - ditto sorry you're not gonna be there. But on a side note you might've put the wrong date for the Preston Moon Gathering on Myspace. You've put 2nd April whereas the guys at Maligaya (who organise it) say it's on the 31st March (which means I can't go frown )


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Cantus
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Posted:I'm starting to think that Mr Balti doesn't actually exist.... Leading me to believe that he is in fact Will's imaginary girlfriend (or Jenna's imaginary motorbike rolleyes)...

With a deductive reasoning like that I'm surprised I haven't been scouted by Scotland Yard, to clear up their old cold cases, yet...


*wanders off to catch Spring Heeled Jack*


"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Ahhh, you tend to miss things right under your nose for Balti was at the meet that Chellybean attended (can't blame you for getting distracted... wink )

Now I'm having images of Balti and Will getting it on your Jen riding him... (Balti, not Will, now there's a thought...)


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Cantus
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Posted:Yes I saw him. But for the purposes of the joke....

rolleyes


"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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Posted:rolleyes

well my invisible bike will be cruising its way to the meet on sunday....

unlike the imaginary girlfriends these hippy boys are supposed to have...


Disclaimer:im not responsible for what i say or do whether it be before,during and after drinking alcoholic substances (owned by BMVC).
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Seye
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Posted:I'll be around on sunday.

I have the whole weekend of work biggrin


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firelight
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Posted:hi guys i just hope the weather brights up befor sun. hi seye what r going be down gas works for,

i hope to c u all,

firelight (dawny)



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PyroWill
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Posted:Do people bother going to the gardens first anymore?

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind

Give a man a fish and he'll eat 4 a day hit a man with a brick and you can have all his fish and his wife

"Will's to pretty for prison" - Simian

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Cantus
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Posted:It's more of a building site than a garden at the moment I think. But not really no Willbur.
You can go there if you like though? Be our ambassador amongst the civilians. Like the Pied Piper of Manchester leading rats towards our sinking ship.... (courtesy of Confused Metaphors-R-Us)
ubblol

Or not. it's up to you wink


"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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house_of_mill
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Posted:Guys really sorry to say I wont be there tommorrow I realised I've got work but if anyone fancys coming along to our shop whilst I'm in I'll throw a 20% discount voucher at you!

http://www.edinburgh-bicycle.co.uk/


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curlywurly
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Posted:Hi, am hoping to come along to the meet today (first timer so be gentle with me). What time are you meeting?

liz


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Psykotik2912
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Posted:Hey all. Turns out I can be there today. Slight mix up with what day the 25th fell meant I thought I'd be busy today with a birthday meal for my uncle. Ah well, things are sorted, I had a nice pasta dish last night, and today I'm free.



I may be bringing a new toy in the form of a Digi-SLR camera, so anyone wanting to show off or thinking of playing with fire today, I may want to get a few pics. I'm trying to get to grips with it, so this day could be ideal.



If they're really good, I may look at including them in my C&G project. With your permission, ofc =D



R

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Psykotik2912
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Posted:The given time is usually around 2pm, so people start appearing some time after that. Fashionably late and all that smile

I'm gonna be around Manchester early having a look at this and that, but I'll pass now and again until I see people around I think.

R


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steaks
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Posted:Damn, How did you all cope with organising this before I turned up. or did Tobi just not smoke as much then and actually be bothered to do things?

Meets usually start between 2-4pm at the Gasworks on WIthworth Street West. (as Neon posted above, opposite the Hacienda Appartments). Just look for a bunch ofidiots playing with socks and sticks and one wierdo throwing bottles around tongue )

I will be back with you in 2 months. You all better me ready for a huge meet then. And anyone that can't make it better have a good excuse. ubblol :gouphug:


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PyroWill
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Posted:I may notbe turning up now do to the fact that I have had an erm....incident with my car and a gate. Nuff said, will keep you posted

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind

Give a man a fish and he'll eat 4 a day hit a man with a brick and you can have all his fish and his wife

"Will's to pretty for prison" - Simian

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Poultry attempt at an excuse! Grrrr!

In the name of that nanny who hanged herself in 'The Omen' 'It's all for you!'

frown

I'll be getting to the gasworks for 3pm...


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Cantus
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Posted: Written by: steaks



Damn, How did you all cope with organising this before I turned up



Same as we did after you turned up.

By arranging all the details, posting a thread about it, answering any questions that anybody happened to have (with as much detail as we felt they needed) and ignoring you completely. It's a system we found that works and we're going to stick with it.



When you start actually having a positive input into the meets, you can (perhaps) start making psuedo-sarcastic remarks about their arrangement, format and promotion. But until that, long distant day, arrives kindly stay quiet....



rolleyes


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steaks
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Posted:Sorry if that upset you cantus. It was a light hearted comment.
I will ignor the effort I put into helping organise meets and let people know when they are on when I am in Manchester.


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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Cantus - Does 'positive input' include constant sarcastic, bitchy references to veteran member's slackness and lack of attendance, general needless vindictiveness, ignoring newbies unless they were pretty females? (No wonder the newbies who said they were coming steered clear)



Well done in being able to ignore someone before you met them... Quite an achievement! tongue



In that case yep Steaks has a long way to go... tongue



Bloody good meet yesterday.. It was nice of the sun to grace us with its presence. Rick's pics were awesome! Hurry up and get them online...!!!


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Igirisujin
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Posted:Has anyone got a link to them, I cant be doing with searching around the site for them. Chop chop!

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Posted:No link as they're not done yet tongue

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Psykotik2912
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Posted:You're going to have to wait till I get home tonight.

Sat in work at the moment, coming to the end of lunch-break. Tongith I'll upload tohem all to the computer (650+ total for the day) and pick out some to put onto my Flickr account.

But yes, very good meet yesterday, even though I hardly span a thing.

R


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