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~Leah~
GOLD Member since Sep 2004

~Leah~

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Posted:Hi people! wave I've just ordered my first set of fire poi. Yeah clap I can't wait to get them. My first spin with them will be on the beach so if I get into trouble I can jump in the water!!!! lolsign

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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

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Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA

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Posted:i'm ordering my first set this week ^_^ can't wait

-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"

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DoktorSkell
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Posted:Sparkey.
Your kidding right?


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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

JauntyJames

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Posted:nope, i'm 15!

-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"

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ilsanya


ilsanya

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Location: Tas, Aus

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Posted:that is irrelevant, i started with fire when i had just turned 14. you wrere just to lazy to order wrern't you sparkey?! ha the truth comes out!

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JauntyJames
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JauntyJames

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Posted:not a bit of it. i hadn't even heard of poi when i was 14, the midatlantic united states isn't exactly the spinning capitol of the world.

-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"

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ilsanya


ilsanya

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Location: Tas, Aus

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Posted:i feel your pain, i live in a conservative litte town down the bottom of the world. lucky i have weird friends...........

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~Leah~
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Posted:I feel really old now!

Never hold your farts in! They travel up your spine, go into your brain and that's where shitty idea's come from.

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gita
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Posted:ubblol i hear ya laya!!! tongue

so where will your first spin be??? you said beach...there's a lot of beach...

and when?? i'm heading to the coast next weekend...and the weekend after! oooh...will you have them in time for moonfest!? that's on sunday 24th april!!! you sooooo have to come along!!! biggrin

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clarence_quack
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Posted:YAY! my first set are finally on their way!

Nutella Brigade Unite!

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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

Skulduggery

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Location: Wales

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Posted:Laya don't feel old hun! I did my first fire spin when I was 37, last year, and it was a blast. Age has nothing to do with it! It all to do with the roar of the flame, the warmth, the pretty flame and the motion. Enjoy it, but play safely. hug

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~Leah~
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Posted:Hey gita I'll be on Mooloolaba(I think that's how you spell it!) beach, not sure when though. I suppose when they finally arrive! biggrin I'd love to come down to moonfest. I'm not working at nights now, so I have time to get down there!

I'm 27! And that is really really old! peace


Never hold your farts in! They travel up your spine, go into your brain and that's where shitty idea's come from.

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JauntyJames
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Posted:t3h kevlar is in t3h mail! .:does a little happy joyful dance of anticipation:. then it's off to the hardware store to get the necessary apliances to turn it into cathedrals

-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"

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Kombi guy
BRONZE Member since Apr 2017

Kombi guy

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Location: HOP Central, New Zealand

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Posted:First set of fire poi, wow that seems like a life time ago now, I kinda remember them.....definately remember the sound they made the first time I lit them....And yep skulduggery is right to, your never to old to have a spin. Ive met people through HOP who have been soooo inspiring by the way they are spinning in there 60s..... weavesmiley
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~Leah~
GOLD Member since Sep 2004

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Posted:yeah!!!!!!

Never hold your farts in! They travel up your spine, go into your brain and that's where shitty idea's come from.

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Skulduggery
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Skulduggery

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Location: Wales

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Posted:Written by: Laya



I'm 27! And that is really really old! peace



Pffft!! You're just a baby! 27 is no age at all. If I make it to 75 and I'm still spinning I'll be happy. Then I'll be telling all those youngsters in their 20 what old is! hug


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Havokist
BRONZE Member since Dec 2004

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Location: Manchester

Total posts: 2530
Posted:if Laya's just a baby then what am i? she's almost double my age...

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Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams;
World-losers and world-forsakers, On whom the pale moon gleams;
We are the movers and shakers of the world for ever, it seems.

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drakematrix
SILVER Member since Oct 2004

drakematrix

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Location: Akron, OH

Total posts: 174
Posted:I think that'd make you fetal

What exactly do I have to light on fire to get you to notice me?

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Dink
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Dink

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Location: in a bubble :)

Total posts: 70
Posted:laya im excited for you!

cant wait to get my first set... gotta wait tho, only been spinning a week biggrin


im a gemini..go figure

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~Leah~
GOLD Member since Sep 2004

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Posted:have fun dink!

Never hold your farts in! They travel up your spine, go into your brain and that's where shitty idea's come from.

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Melemel


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Posted:Hey Skulduggery - i thought I was old to be spinning.. im 32. So great to find another aging HoPer!! Yay! have you got kids too?

Tomorrows World isnt on anymore...Does that mean its tomorrow now?

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Dink
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Dink

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Posted:Thanks Leah, but ive got to wait a bit *sulks* ... got your name right this time tho biggrin how u getting on??

im a gemini..go figure

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~Leah~
GOLD Member since Sep 2004

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Location: Sunshine Coast

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Posted:Great! They still haven't arrived yet though. mad2 I'm still using my glopoi.

Never hold your farts in! They travel up your spine, go into your brain and that's where shitty idea's come from.

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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

JauntyJames

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Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA

Total posts: 3533
Posted:i've got two tubecores sitting in my toybag, just itching to be used

i think i might go crazy with waiting. if the rentals dont let me use them this weekend, i might cry. they say that they want to see it done by somebody who knows what they're doing first. yet, they've seen me spin. i'm definately good enough, and i'm not going to do anything stupid with them


-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"

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