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Mint SauceBRONZE Member
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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 https://delizium.fotopic.net/c291964.html

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)


jazz87BRONZE Member
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Posted:
is everyone cool to come spin cause im new up here and have only just meet other ppl who poi. i taught my self and i am a bit stuck at that level so need help..arg..and because im new to this place and simple i dont really understand whats going on..sunday 27th? at 4? where and stuff. im so dim sumthimes...
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=Flashpoint=SILVER Member
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Posted:
Sun 27th 4pm Piccadilly Gardens then on to the Gasworks.

If thats still the order of things...
Hit me with a haddock if i wrong...

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Bubbles_SILVER Member
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Posted:
if you look at the very first post its pretty much got all the info in smile

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PyroWillGOLD Member
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Posted:
Millhouse the ONLY thing you will have to pay for with falmouth apart from getting there is the accomodation so if your camping i guess its pay when u get there maybe but i dont know how Mags is organsing it, maybe ask him? i dunno

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house_of_millGOLD Member
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Posted:
I'm camping thats right apparently I'm camping all the time but thats just what my mates think.

Mags you say? i'll have to Pm him.

Great to see you found the meet Thread Jazz, welcome to the Wonderful world of the Manchester meets!

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

Roman, Trippie Hippie,On the way back from Play Festival


jazz87BRONZE Member
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Posted:
thanks u i definately be there though just out of intrest were the hell is the gas works

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
i can meet you and show u the way?
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jazz87BRONZE Member
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Posted:
that would be reall good of you coz i really dont know manchester at all.. i know clubs and thats all...where bouts and when and stuff...thank u

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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erm what time do you wana make it down for i can meet you at the train station,Or near rockworld/
mike.c

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jazz87BRONZE Member
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Posted:
urm trainstation will be good cause i know where taht is better...whatever time is cool thou whatevers better for you

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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well we start at four but are you going to come down for the start?if so we meet at pic gardens first if u know where that is.if not ill meet you at 3.50 at the train station(pic)
mike.c

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jazz87BRONZE Member
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Posted:
yeah i can meet at piccadilly gardens at four. thatll be cool thank you muchly

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
cool....
Anyhoo i have an idea

SNACKS AND MUNCH THINGS WERE GONA BRING!!!

LOKI:BROWNIES....YAY..i love brownies


copy and paste....

mike.c

Rules and responsibities:
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If we did otherwise,we would not be ourselves.
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And i will do what i must..


jazz87BRONZE Member
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Posted:
oh ill bring crisps and custard creams

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
I just started my new job.....yay im a pizza boy



SNACKS AND MUNCH THINGS WERE GONA BRING!!!



LOKI:BROWNIES....YAY..i love brownies

jazz87:crisps and custard creams



copy and paste....



mike.c

Rules and responsibities:
These are the ties that bind us.
We do what we do,because of who we are.
If we did otherwise,we would not be ourselves.
I will do what i have to do
And i will do what i must..


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Posted:
Mike youre bringing brownies too? How about a Guide or two?

SNACKS AND MUNCH THINGS WERE GONA BRING!!!

LOKI:BROWNIES....YAY..i love brownies
jazz87:crisps and custard creams
Flashpoint: Pop and cake and brownies

ohmygodlaserbeamspewpewpew!
ubbrollsmileubbrollsmileubbrollsmileubbrollsmile


house_of_millGOLD Member
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Posted:
Written by: =Flashpoint=


Mike youre bringing brownies too? How about a Guide or two?

SNACKS AND MUNCH THINGS WERE GONA BRING!!!

LOKI:BROWNIES....YAY..i love brownies
jazz87:crisps and custard creams
Flashpoint: Pop and cake and brownies




I'll bring a scout leader with me.

Good to see your all being friendy to Jazz, Mike you are a good little lad aint ya, can I have a pizza? Can you do flair with thm yet?

Is anyone else wanting Guides to the the Gardens/Gasworks? I dont mind being a tour guide!

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

Roman, Trippie Hippie,On the way back from Play Festival


jazz87BRONZE Member
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Posted:
wooo i just learnt how to do one handed butterfly. i am a happy girl. now i can show of at the meet...even if you all are better than that..lol

love peace and chicken grease


house_of_millGOLD Member
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Posted:
Its well good when you get it going I had an accident doing it at the last mini meet(Look on my gallery) My monkeys fist hit me in the face because I was sure I could do overhead one handed butterfly I can do it with tennis balls but those monkeys hurt so much!

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

Roman, Trippie Hippie,On the way back from Play Festival


Wild ChildSILVER Member
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Posted:
Ouch! Hope you're OK mill hug

Any ideas for what I can bting next Sunday? Def not doing choc truffles again - my kitchen looked likse a bomb sire after last time!! How about cheese straws - not a propoer party without! biggrin ubblol

How we doing with Falmouth definites? Will need to book mini-bus soon....

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Posted:
i'll supply some pizza...

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jazz87BRONZE Member
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Posted:
well my poi are bit light for hurtim my face but ive knocked my labret adn chipied teeth on unlit fire poi before...im glad they were out thou.

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
poi are evil little things that want to kill me...but my staff(s) will gard me....
mike.c

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We do what we do,because of who we are.
If we did otherwise,we would not be ourselves.
I will do what i have to do
And i will do what i must..


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Posted:
Mike, youre staffs (staves?) will guard you from anything up to a meteorite strike, you spin em so fast! Like a wierd flamey force field even Darth would be jealous of...

ohmygodlaserbeamspewpewpew!
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Wild ChildSILVER Member
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Posted:
ubblol ubblol so true!

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
now i want them to make light saber sounds!!!!
mike.c

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If we did otherwise,we would not be ourselves.
I will do what i have to do
And i will do what i must..


loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
im meeting up with aload of peeps in paris next month for a spin!!
mike.c

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We do what we do,because of who we are.
If we did otherwise,we would not be ourselves.
I will do what i have to do
And i will do what i must..


=Flashpoint=SILVER Member
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Posted:
Kewl, as for the light saber (tm) noise, tie some of those plastic toobs the kids play with to your staff, and spin away!

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
thiers an fx light saber....full sounds dueling saber but with some if you buy 2 you can link them together and have a double saber.....
mike.c....200th post

Rules and responsibities:
These are the ties that bind us.
We do what we do,because of who we are.
If we did otherwise,we would not be ourselves.
I will do what i have to do
And i will do what i must..


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Posted:
SNACKS AND MUNCH THINGS WERE GONA BRING!!!

LOKI:BROWNIES....YAY..i love brownies
jazz87:crisps and custard creams
Flashpoint: Pop and cake and brownies
PyroWill: Flapjacks

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

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