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bluecat
bluecat

geek, level 1
Location: everywhere
Member Since: 15th Dec 2002
Total posts: 5300
Posted:And so, announcing the worst kept secret in history.

Uberpoi will almost certainly be held on the weekend of the 16th of July.

Teachers will be confirmed in the next few weeks. but don't you worry, they're going to be DAMN good.

price will be 45.
why the increase you ask?

because the uberstaff teachers were paid a very small amount, certainly not enough for the time they put in. and we would like to pay people a reasonable amount for their work. 45 is still very cheap when compared to most weekends of this type (approx 40 per day is the usual rate).

Accomodation will be fun to sort out, but i'm going to try to find a cheap location for all.

i am away in bristol for the next week, so will not keep you up to date until after i get back.

*invites excitement*

wink

much love

Rob ubbangel


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arashi
arashi

Pooh-Bah
Location: austin,tx
Member Since: 21st Mar 2002
Total posts: 2363
Posted:yeah you guys better drink lots of tea before my class cause i'm gonna cram 9 years down your throats... spiral i'm tiffed you're not coming.

don't forget, glass... "HOP's most eligible bachelor" and i don't mean the drew kind... soon i will meet the nebulous her!!!

now i think i know what poncing means. how about we just appoint someone as the "ponce police" or "ponce bobby"
-official headgear... if you ain't gonna even TRY to disco then get off the dance floor

oooh here's an update/edit for the beginner's class;
"uberpoi- things every beginner should know but rarely does"
students will learn the fabulous nuances of how to do the "Saturday Night Fever" dance move while spinning, including variations on hip thrusting and finger-pointing directions


-Such a price the gods exact for song: to become what we sing
-Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
-When the center of the storm does not move, you are in its path.


coleman
coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay
Member Since: 29th Aug 2002
Total posts: 7330
Posted:Written by: arashi

students will learn the fabulous nuances of how to do the "Saturday Night Fever" dance move while spinning, including variations on hip thrusting and finger-pointing directions.



excellent.

i will stand off to one side during this section of the class, representing a rebel 3 ball faction of the disco heads... wink

i'm off - time to strut... wink


cole. x


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood


garthy
garthy

old hand
Location: Bristol, England
Member Since: 22nd Apr 2002
Total posts: 717
Posted:I very Seriously thinking of Dropping the Glade for this. confused

I can go and stand in a field and listen to psytrance anytime. biggrin

But getting arashi to make my head explode sounds unmissable. ubblol

with "ask arashi what he's talking about 101" a definate goer

and also

stuffing your undies with potatoes for that "large and in charge" look. wink

It all looks so good. bounce biggrin

So.......

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mcp
Ado-p
Amelie
Sunbird
Birgit
2bags
frodo

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Dunc
Rossco Bossco
mechhead
Firepoise
Katrina
Nate
Colm
Olive
Ronan
strugz
Faberg
mand
schmerl
jeff(fake)
phin
pluraldurb
garthy


"**grumble*spuriouswindmills*grumble**" - Coleman
"if poi was only for girls there wouldnt be many good poi spinners...." - Nx


fluffy napalm fairy
fluffy napalm fairy

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Brum / Dorset / Fairy Land
Member Since: 12th Dec 2001
Total posts: 3638
Posted:eek

Geologists do it in the dirt................ spank


spiralx
spiralx

veteran
Location: London, UK
Member Since: 1st May 2002
Total posts: 1376
Posted:Written by: arashi

yeah you guys better drink lots of tea before my class cause i'm gonna cram 9 years down your throats... spiral i'm tiffed you're not coming.


It's my birthday weekend and I'm going to be at a festival with all my mates... about the only time this summer I couldn't make! But if you're here for a week longer and do end up in Falmouth that'll provide the impetus for me to get my lazy [censored] out of London ubblol


"Moo," said the happy cow.


_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:Woohoo!!

You have to come Garthy... it's another opportunity to be introduced biggrin


Getting to the other side smile


arashi
arashi

Pooh-Bah
Location: austin,tx
Member Since: 21st Mar 2002
Total posts: 2363
Posted:Garthy- "it all" looks even better with TWO potatoes.

At least to a guy. Girls find it "intimidating," i've found, and tend to give you strange looks.



Now that I know that some of you guys are blowing this off for an everyday old psytrance party rolleyes I'm sorely disappointed spank. Unless Shpongle is playing... ubblove plus isn't that OUTSIDE?!?!?

where the SUN is? shudder


-Such a price the gods exact for song: to become what we sing
-Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
-When the center of the storm does not move, you are in its path.


arashi
arashi

Pooh-Bah
Location: austin,tx
Member Since: 21st Mar 2002
Total posts: 2363
Posted:offtopic OK i'm eating my words.
shpongle, squarepusher, hallucinogen,aphrodite, system 7, koma and bones, Layo & Bushwacka!... that's a rip roarin hootinanny.
You're excused.
BARELY. (I wouldn't turn down uberpoi for much, hell i'm missing a great party too, with my ubercrushes all there)
hug

What no rabbit in the moon? WTF?!?!


-Such a price the gods exact for song: to become what we sing
-Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
-When the center of the storm does not move, you are in its path.


minimaniac
minimaniac

The Ladiees Man
Location: near swindon/ oxford
Member Since: 5th Nov 2004
Total posts: 360
Posted:if i can get the time off work im there! i will see if vix wants to come also!

would be great to see you all again, and the list is looking pretty good already!


I'm going to leave the army and run away to the circus

if not i will just become a MI5 agent !!!


mcp
mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow.
Member Since: 20th May 2003
Total posts: 5276
Posted:Written by: Glss

A 1 hour workshop in
"Advanced Poncing for beginners- including an introduction to flouncing" Rob and Drew 103




Will this workshop cover 1980's style strutting? Or the international, local and gay varieties? Will I have to wear a dress to do the flouncing?

Glad to see Arashi's diving into the spirit of things... Can't wait for a load of really fuck3d up poi workshops... wink biggrin


"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.


Birgit
Birgit

had her carpal tunnel surgery already thanks v much
Location: Edinburgh
Member Since: 27th Jan 2005
Total posts: 4145
Posted:yay! professional poncing!!! Are sexy Steve and fcknippy going to attend/teach that one (unless Steve only does staff of course...)?

"vices are like genitals - most are ugly to behold, and yet we find that our own are dear to us."
(G.W. Dahlquist)

Owner of Dragosani's left half


Vixen
Vixen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire
Member Since: 10th Jan 2004
Total posts: 3276
Posted:Am asking quite a lot of both jobs to be able to get that long off work... with the following weekend being fal4. i will try tho, think it may mean quitting the weekend job and not having a life from now until then to save the pennies! ahhh! xxx

tHeReS gOoD aNd EvIl iN EaCh InDiViDuAl fIrE, iDeNtIfIeS nEeDs AnD fEeDs OuR dEsIrEs.


oli
not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...
Member Since: 24th Jul 2003
Total posts: 2052
Posted:this sounds like its gonna be an awsome get to gether.:) but im gonna be at the glade:), so im not gonna be in scotland. frown

im expecting to see a mad poi or two being spun at falmouth after this though. bounce tongue


Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no


Ronopotamus
Ronopotamus

addict
Location: Ireland, but floating around a...
Member Since: 27th Nov 2001
Total posts: 412
Posted:You bastards! I couldn't sleep the other night cause I'm getting so excited about all that about to happen this summer smile Everytime I look this up it sounds better and better.
Anyone doing a workshop on how to do a workshop?
Poi throws?
I do believe this is going to be thoroughly fantastical!
NICE ONE!


Don't bolt your door with a boiled carrot...


bluecat
bluecat

geek, level 1
Location: everywhere
Member Since: 15th Dec 2002
Total posts: 5300
Posted:i'll do a workshop in how to do a workshop.

biggrin


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Frodo
Frodo

old hand
Location: In a van
Member Since: 30th Jun 2003
Total posts: 1092
Posted:i cant wait... yeah yeah..

would tell u how many sleeps it is til uberpoi, but i cant count!!

wicked line up, yeah yeah yeah....

strugz dont be lame,generally


passing through, this world still lives.


SpitFire
Mand's Girl....and The Not So Shy One
Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Member Since: 2nd Dec 2002
Total posts: 2723
Posted:It's events like these that make me sad most American companies only give 2 weeks vacation until you've been with them for some time. I would SO love to go!

*is considering it none the less...*


Solitude sometimes speaks to you, and you should listen.


_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:Hey spitfire, it would be great to meet you... try to come along smile

hug


Getting to the other side smile


Frodo
Frodo

old hand
Location: In a van
Member Since: 30th Jun 2003
Total posts: 1092
Posted:spitfire...

if you come, i promice i will be the ham in the middle of the mand and spitfire sandwhich!!

and also it would be great to see you again, man i loved that leather!!

and firepoise, you have to come, cause ur so cute x x


passing through, this world still lives.


Mand
Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada
Member Since: 24th Oct 2003
Total posts: 2317
Posted:Written by: Frodo

spitfire...

if you come, i promice i will be the ham in the middle of the mand and spitfire sandwhich!!




ubblol
That's it Spitfire, you're coming with me now!
tongue


Lets steal a spaceship and head for the sun, and shoot the stars with a lemonade ray gun.


Frodo
Frodo

old hand
Location: In a van
Member Since: 30th Jun 2003
Total posts: 1092
Posted:yeah!!

passing through, this world still lives.


SpitFire
Mand's Girl....and The Not So Shy One
Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Member Since: 2nd Dec 2002
Total posts: 2723
Posted:Temptation....TEMPTATION....

I'd have to bring my leather if I made it over there....which means getting into shape...I've gained a few pounds since the last time you saw me frodo. Don't look bad, but those leathers are a weeeeee too tight for comfort right now.

(In other words, Mand is a fine cook. biggrin )


Solitude sometimes speaks to you, and you should listen.


Mand
Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada
Member Since: 24th Oct 2003
Total posts: 2317
Posted:Frodo- how are you getting up to Edinburgh?



At the moment (if I can go) all I can probably afford is to travel by megabus. That means getting the bus from Newcastle down to London, then London to Edinburgh. Then at the end of the weekend going back down to London and back up to Newcastle.

It's such a long way round it's gonna be a total pain in the ass frown ... but it'll be worth it if that's the only way I can get there.



Also, has there been any plans made as to where people are staying?

EDITED_BY: Mand (1116012643)


Lets steal a spaceship and head for the sun, and shoot the stars with a lemonade ray gun.


Frodo
Frodo

old hand
Location: In a van
Member Since: 30th Jun 2003
Total posts: 1092
Posted:not sure about the plans about were to sleep but i am sure my fav cat is onto it!!

it would certainly make my weekend complete being sandwhiched between you both..... hey mand, last time i saw u, u taught me btb weave... lol smile

i might fly, but if i can get company for the bus... then might bus it..

but 2bags might drive, so, maybe u could hop in?

so.... let the poi begin...


passing through, this world still lives.


Frodo
Frodo

old hand
Location: In a van
Member Since: 30th Jun 2003
Total posts: 1092
Posted:are these dates sorted...

cause im going to book flights.. fifty quid returnish...

and can someone keep me occupied on the mon after?


passing through, this world still lives.


bluecat
bluecat

geek, level 1
Location: everywhere
Member Since: 15th Dec 2002
Total posts: 5300
Posted:dates are final.

and yes, i'm sure.

reply short as i'm currently on a rant over in social.
R


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Frodo
Frodo

old hand
Location: In a van
Member Since: 30th Jun 2003
Total posts: 1092
Posted:cool man!!

passing through, this world still lives.


Nate
Nate

Groovy ga watashi no namae desu!
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Member Since: 5th Aug 2004
Total posts: 1530
Posted:lol i hope you won the rant over in social blue!

flyingt is alot better thasn bussing, fly frodo fly!


I like Languages.

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Frodo
Frodo

old hand
Location: In a van
Member Since: 30th Jun 2003
Total posts: 1092
Posted:but if i have the lovely mand to occupy me all the way, then its well worth meeting her!! wink im sure we could make the journey intrestin..

practice sandwitch making !! or summit


passing through, this world still lives.


bluecat
bluecat

geek, level 1
Location: everywhere
Member Since: 15th Dec 2002
Total posts: 5300
Posted:personally i would prefer buses or trains cause planes are hideous for the environment....

but i'll preach no more and get som sleep...

hugs to all uberstudents...
R


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