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bluecat


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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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Nate
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Nate

Groovy ga watashi no namae desu!
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Posted:strugz.....do you do poi

i've never seen you with any socks


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Olive
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Olive

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Posted:doubles socks .. mate ubbrollsmile



Hey Ronan, .. love yer nickname biggrin hug

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arashi


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Posted:wwelll I'M -most- excited cause i've never had such a _large_ pool of tech- skilled spinners to teach. (and learn from biggrin) I feel some anxiety coming on, i've got so much amazing stuff to show you guys i'm brimming. don't get me wrong i love teaching beginners, i just... done lots of that. but i have a feeling i can really get down to bid-ness with some brits in my hands... dance stuff that made me fall in love with chains more than any trick ever did.

well... bfly knots are pretty fun too biggrin

just don't get me talking with words like "rubbish" and "pants" and "iznit" or the texas gals will make fun of me...

And seriously.
what's with the reptile people thing? Is that for real? eek
who's going to protect me while i'm there? wink


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-Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.
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Faberg
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Posted:i would really love to come but can't be 100% sure at the mo. will be moving house & other madness around that time

i'll put my name on the possible participants list just in case

if i get bumped off then i guess it's just tough titty for me then....

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_Clare_
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Posted:biggrin Course you'll be able to come Lisa - with a lineup like that?!!

ubblol


And Arashi... never worry sunshine, we'll look after you hug tis great you're coming over, thanks smile


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ado-p
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Posted:*shivers with excitment*

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Faberg
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Posted:i'm struggling here guys... such a dilemma...

the thing is, there's a tai chi & chi gung retreat i'd like to do during the summer too

and it's a case of either or

retreat:
1 week in a french village in hills above Carcassonne, Cathar country, full of castles, close to Rennes le Chateau and other ancient mysterious places mentioned in "The Holy Blood & The Holy Grail". training will take place outdoors beside a small lake, in a beech glade, with a small stream running past, full of small frogs, dragonflies and the constant sound of birdsong. we will also have a vegetarian chef from the Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Scotland for the entire week...

uberpoi:
back to edinburgh for the 3rd time this year for extended weekend of mischief & madness. full of castles, also close to the famous Rosslyn Chapel & other ancient mysterious places mentioned in "The Holy Blood & the Holy Grail". workshop will take place in (i'm assuming) the lovely Delmany street drill hall, full of beautiful talented people and the constant sound of poi whizzing through the air. the delightful rob with his delicious ubercafe...

hmmm.... it's a close call

rolleyes


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_Clare_
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Posted:uberpoi, uberpoi, uberpoi, uberpoi, uberpoi and so on smile

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bluecat


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Posted:

Written by: Ronopotamus

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Amelie
Sunbird
Birgit
2bags
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mechhead
Firepoise
Katrina
Nate
Colm
Olive
Ronan
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rah.
over halfway on probables.
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Posted:I'll see you thursday I believe. Would you prefer cheque or cold, hard cash?

According to Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle of Quantum Dynamics, we may already be making love right now...

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bluecat


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Posted:either would be luscious(if cheque then to 'te POOKa ltd')... and i'll be 20 closer to buyingg arashis ticket smile

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Posted:tongue

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Posted:Written by: garthy

But I want to meet arashi and find out what he's been on about all these years wink biggrin


I'm going to miss arashi as well, boo frown That sucks, I'd've definitely been along otherwise, just to work out WTF he's on about half the time ubblol

Arashi - you going to be in London at any point while you're over here? biggrin


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Posted:Written by: fluffy napalm fairy

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same to you, fluff-features.

i'm trying to get arashi and andy to falmouth too, i reckon there could be new van-age in tepooka land by then, so it'd be cheap-ish.

smilery
R


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Posted:you'd better ubbangel

you know how much it would make my summer.......


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Nate
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Posted:oh my

rob what a cracking idea

every borring day that passes is a day closer to this [censored] of an event

excitedness


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jemima (jem)
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Posted:I am looking into going to this, sounds uberfantastcal umm

its a hobbits fault wink


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Posted:well. it'd be criminal for me to fly all that way and not stay for a bit and stick my thumb out to see where it takes me.

but i'm having a hard time finding tickets cheap enough for me to have some $$ left over after the ticket. esp. with the dollar so weak. IOW- i eat a lot for a skinny guy and i'll have no money left for food [or tequila. wink] frown seriously though it looks like at this point i'm going to have to fly right back home. falmouth is the next weekend, right, is it near london? but i still don't even know where i'm flying in from- i might be in berlin sleeping on the train waiting to fly out. i simply don't know anything yet, until i know where i'm coming in. but rest assured i'll let you know- i'm trying to get my ticket a.s.a.p... i'm getting together with a travel agent friend tomorrow.
anybody know a good deal on international flights?


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bluecat


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Posted:fortunately, mr arashi, today is my day of 'looking for flights for arashi' day.

and if i'm driving down to falmouth then there'll be a space for ya... and hopefully for a queen and an NYC too tongue

yes, falmouth is near london(;), shhhhhh) well, compared to edinburgh anyway, and i'm sure we could arrange a lift back for ya.

i might even feed you while you're in edinburgh... smile

and, i beleive we have a tequila testing to happen(remember?)

R


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Skulduggery
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Posted:If arashi is coming all that way to see us at Falmouth I personally guarantee that he will not go hungry or tentless. smile It will be great to meet you arashi.

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Posted:well if you guys are all going to falmouth i guess we might have to have a think eh smile

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Posted:Written by: bluecat

fortunately, mr arashi, today is my day of 'looking for flights for arashi' day.

and if i'm driving down to falmouth then there'll be a space for ya... and hopefully for a queen and an NYC too tongue

yes, falmouth is near london(;), shhhhhh) well, compared to edinburgh anyway, and i'm sure we could arrange a lift back for ya.

i might even feed you while you're in edinburgh... smile

and, i beleive we have a tequila testing to happen(remember?)

R



really?! smile coo! hug

when's this we're talking?
weekend after uberwotsit...
just the weekend?...
can I sit in the back and read journal articles and try not to get carsick? otherwise I'll get an attack of the guilt-monsters smile
can I keep bombarding you with questions as long as I don't do it in a meg-style whine?
can I can I?
ooo!

a kiss for my favourite kitten kiss

ps. try asking Mr YC about flightiness. He does it rather often ubblove


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Posted:Written by: ado-p

well if you guys are all going to falmouth i guess we might have to have a think eh smile


Indeed... smile


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Posted:Mister Arashi - it will happen ubbangel And cake will be provided biggrin

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Posted:argh.

i blatantly shouldn't have said, now noone will come to uberpoi and everyone to falmouth ubbcrying

R


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Posted:i'll be at uberpoi smile

with bells on

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Posted:nonono
Let it be known that we of the North are slack and may change our minds at the drop of a stick with anything that involves crossing borders. Like going to Englandshire that is.
So don't bet on pookage at Falmouth or you might be disappointed.
Unless you've already been to UBERpoi.

biggrin

anyway I Know doop was only thinking about attending Both events. He is a wise man hug


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Skulduggery
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Posted:I'm not good enough for uber poi.......... and I swear too much to learn new moves in public ubblol

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Posted:Written by: bluecat

argh.

i blatantly shouldn't have said, now noone will come to uberpoi and everyone to falmouth ubbcrying

R


Aww I'd've definitely come to Uberpoi but what with it being the same weekend as the Glade festival there's no way I'll be there. But I do want to hassle, err I mean meet, Arashi ubblol


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Posted:Written by: Skulduggery

I'm not good enough for uber poi..



mad ubbcrying

uber poi doesn't mean only for experts.

uber in this case means the amount of poi and knowledge in the same place. please don't feel that this is an elite thing frown its for everybody.

(ps am having bad day so please no offence intended frown )


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