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Mint Sauce
BRONZE Member since Sep 2003

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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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Wild Child
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Wild Child

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Posted: Written by: simta


the meet was really good, weather stayed pretty dry, no problems with plods and we even managed to busk cash from some pissd guys after taking the piss out of them, was quite random



Jen very much appreciated the cider it bought too biggrin

yeah, nice meet - and great so many people will be at Play ubbrollsmile

hug good to meet you Sim hug


'The last rays of crimson on the spindle tree as the cerise fruit splits and reveals its orange seeds in a gloriously clashing colour scheme no-one would ever dare to wear'
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Posted:I came looking for you all in the other pub once my the friend i'd spotted left the original one, but they wouldn't let me in, it was passports or driving licenses only as ID >_<

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simta
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simta

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Posted: Written by: Wild Child


 Written by: simta


the meet was really good, weather stayed pretty dry, no problems with plods and we even managed to busk cash from some pissd guys after taking the piss out of them, was quite random



Jen very much appreciated the cider it bought too biggrin

yeah, nice meet - and great so many people will be at Play ubbrollsmile

hug good to meet you Sim hug



yup i much appreciated the guiness it bought me too ubblol

was great to meet you too elaine, i will see you on wednesday hug


"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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Wild Child
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Posted:you sure will biggrin woohoo clap

'The last rays of crimson on the spindle tree as the cerise fruit splits and reveals its orange seeds in a gloriously clashing colour scheme no-one would ever dare to wear'
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house_of_mill
GOLD Member since Jul 2004

house_of_mill

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Location: Manchester England

Total posts: 896
Posted:enjoy it guys!

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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

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trixxi_da_pixxi


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Location: manchester, little hulton

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Posted:hey waveim new and have done some spinnin in piccadilly gardens.....but where exactly will u guys be meetin befor u move on to play.... confused
ill brin beer..... beerchug

thanks


the pixxi.....

cookies and cuddles...

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Wild Child
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Wild Child

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Posted:wavehello Trixxi

We won't be meeting before Play so see you when we get back biggrin


'The last rays of crimson on the spindle tree as the cerise fruit splits and reveals its orange seeds in a gloriously clashing colour scheme no-one would ever dare to wear'
Euonymous Europeus

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house_of_mill
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house_of_mill

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Posted:I got a new bike or unicycle or bike cant make my mind up

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?V...p;rd=1&rd=1


*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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

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Bubbles_
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Posted:ubblol wicked mill!

right guys, next meet is due wink


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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house_of_mill
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house_of_mill

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Posted:as long as its not with in the next seven days I'm there

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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

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steaks
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steaks

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Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

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Posted:Dpercussion is in Castlefield this saturday, starting around mid day and running until late.

There will be a few of us wandering about spinning and such like.
It's normally free, but last year they were charging people about 2 quid to help cover some of the costs. well worth the money though smile


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princesspoi


princesspoi

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Posted:i live in high peak in derbyshire. is manchester the closest meet to me?

i suspect it is but i can't get into manchester very often. would love to meet a few of you guys though & learn some stuff.


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How does it feel to be alive?

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Wild Child
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Wild Child

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Posted:Mill - aww that's so cute!

princesspoi - i think there's meets in Sheffield if that's easier for you, but we'd love to see you in Manc too smile

We meet sorta monthly and are usually open to arranging around when people can make it, so pitch in for the most convenient day and date and we'll see what we can do - if not this time, maybe next.


'The last rays of crimson on the spindle tree as the cerise fruit splits and reveals its orange seeds in a gloriously clashing colour scheme no-one would ever dare to wear'
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simta
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Posted:princesspoi how far away are you from stoke on trent?? cos that might be closer to you

"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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firelight
BRONZE Member since Nov 2005

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Posted:who going to dpercussion 2mz. Its ever last one in manchester.

cum u guys there chance of us to spin,

when is the next going to be n what day will be the poi met will be sat of sun,

where are going to hold the poi meet.



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

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penwing


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Posted:I'll be at DPercussion most likely. Probably have some toys with me and latching onto whoever I can as my friends are likely either lazy or going to BrouHaHa...

Alex
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tony830


tony830

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Posted:hey guys !

SERIOUSLY cant wait to get back to uni now! if any freshers are interested in the poi meets id be more than happy to show them to the gas works or wherever, since ill be living in the student village i can meet you near oxford road station?

Does anyone who how much hyperlights are and where to egt them? the new aerotechs are wayyy to expensive !


seye - would you still liek some wick for that staff/devilstick hybrid project?

tone xx


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pricklyleaf
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Posted:Don't know if hyperlights are for sale yet, if they are, same question as above!

I'm now back in the UK, and very frustrated I can't make it to DPercussion as I don't get into Manc until Monday. Whats been happening? Is there anything else exciting going on?


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dance like nobody is watching
and hula hoop like wiggling will save the world.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

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Posted:apart from play being ace and missing wonderful people who couldn't be there, not a lot really, whens d-percussion?

ohmygodlaserbeamspewpewpew!
ubbrollsmileubbrollsmileubbrollsmileubbrollsmile

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simta
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Posted:dpercussion was today-saturday-

unfortunately due to lots of delays, didnt get down there til late, and then got told no more people being let in, so went back to seye's house to get pissed

as for hyperlights, the latest update at the moment is october they are due for release and 150 is latest quoted price


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PinkNigel


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Posted: Written by: simta


as for hyperlights, the latest update at the moment is october they are due for release and 150 is latest quoted price



Each, or pair?


A wise man once said: "You have two ears and one mouth, therefore you should shut the censored up and listen" (though, to be fair, he might not've put it _quite_ like that..)

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JenBot
SILVER Member since May 2007

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Posted:Hello fellow spinners. When's the next spin meet and is it still in Castlefield? Am in need of some group practice. It's getting lonely in my back yard. weavesmiley grouphug

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Hey Centaur...



I propose 19th August for the next meet.



D-Percussion at Castlefield has left me with the impression that it'd be a good place for a spinny. And not JUST the arena area. The grassy bits at the top of the arena with the 'pits' seems lovely! Just an idea...



I also propose Another Meet on Sunday 2nd September for a final meet before I bugger off down under.



What do people think?


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simta
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Posted: Written by: PinkNigel


 Written by: simta


as for hyperlights, the latest update at the moment is october they are due for release and 150 is latest quoted price



Each, or pair?



a pair


"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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steaks
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steaks

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Posted:Both sound excellent Dave.

You got your visa and everything sorted for Oz then?
I have a Telstra sim card and a bunch of HoPper's number's as well if you want them.

As for DPercussion, I was highly dissapointed in the whole thing. It was over crowded and porrly managed. It was impossible to get to any of the stages so you could actually hear what was going on properly and there were huge numbers of drunken yobs there.


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pricklyleaf
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pricklyleaf

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Posted:Ok, could someone tell me how to get to castlefields again, I've never really understood...

Live like there is no tomorrow,
dance like nobody is watching
and hula hoop like wiggling will save the world.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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simta
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Posted:well if your stood on the road where gasworks is, and then head straight down that road towards the bars on the canal and just carry on going

"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Or googlemap 'Manchester Museum of Science & Industry' and it's right next door...

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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pricklyleaf
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Posted:Thanks thats really usefull!

Live like there is no tomorrow,
dance like nobody is watching
and hula hoop like wiggling will save the world.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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house_of_mill
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house_of_mill

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Posted:Does anyone fancy doing a job for me this saturday between 11 and 4 in stretford?

There is 150 on it paper work would be hand but I'd prefer you to look the part be able to juggle and do other trix as well as entertain kids for periods of time.
if you have my number call me otherwise myspace me www.myspace.com/house_of_mill

cheers guys


*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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

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