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Pyrolific
BRONZE Member since Jan 2001

Returning to a unique state of Equilibrium
Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Total posts: 3289
Posted:ok well its confirmed.



IVe booked the date in, and so now we have a lovely big Hall with a Kitchen and toilet block, along with a big ass campign area and flat area to use for the weekend! sept 30, Oct 1, 2 and 3. Its in a beautiful location only 5 minutes from the closest Public Transport and Supermarket, or 25 minutes by car from the Adelaide GPO. We can arrange transport to and from the site from the Bus stop given a bit of notice.



We've also bought a big ass markee to use as a 2nd learning area if the workshops get too big to fit in the hall.



I was thinking we could also have a bit of a party on the saturday night if people were able to chip in for a PA...



so yeah - if you are interested in something or doing something else - say so!



and yes - there will be a large campfire, and a big fire spin.

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The Fade
SILVER Member since May 2005

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Location: melbournia australia

Total posts: 212
Posted:hey kids, remember if you bring sticks or poi over on a plane, while they have to be smell free to get through, theyre also gonna have to be smell free to get through ON THE WAY HOME. something to keep in mind.

maybe it would be a good idea to find a brisbane-ite who is driving (are there any??) and give them a little incentive to be a pack horse for peoples fire toys to save the trouble of airports altogether.


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Posted:Written by: The Fade

hey kids, remember if you bring sticks or poi over on a plane, while they have to be smell free to get through, theyre also gonna have to be smell free to get through ON THE WAY HOME. something to keep in mind.

maybe it would be a good idea to find a brisbane-ite who is driving (are there any??) and give them a little incentive to be a pack horse for peoples fire toys to save the trouble of airports altogether.



Meh, they can cross that bridge when they get to it ubbrollsmile


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sureau

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Location: Oz girl in Eng-land

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Posted:Written by: The Fade

hey kids, remember if you bring sticks or poi over on a plane, while they have to be smell free to get through, theyre also gonna have to be smell free to get through ON THE WAY HOME. something to keep in mind.

maybe it would be a good idea to find a brisbane-ite who is driving (are there any??) and give them a little incentive to be a pack horse for peoples fire toys to save the trouble of airports altogether.



Hmm didn't think of that. There may be a bunch of Brisbanites stranded in Adelaide, protesting to leave without their toys ubbrollsmile ubblol Maybe we'll all head back on foot. There is a camel farm near me. How 'bout I hijack a few and we can become an authentic caravan trekking across the plains cool


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gita
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

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Posted:hehehe...well at least if we can resist using fire toys for a month (not likely as moonfest is two weeks before!) then we'd only have to rewick once... smile

lucky there's a few months to think about it & figure something out!! ubblol

i don't know if anyone from qld is driving...they're gonna have a full car if they are methinks!! ubblol


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The Fade
SILVER Member since May 2005

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Location: melbournia australia

Total posts: 212
Posted:Written by: sureau

There is a camel farm near me. How 'bout I hijack a few and we can become an authentic caravan trekking across the plains cool

i would so ditch melbourne to join in on that little expidition! doooooooo eeeeeeeeeeeeet!! biggrin


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Posted:To all those who are won't be able to take their toys back with them: leave them with me, i'll look after em smile

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MiG
GOLD Member since Apr 2004

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Posted:i'm hoping to actually getting around to taking the photos of my car tomorrow. I'll stick a link to them in here, cos my gallery just can't handle it ubblol

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Valura
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

Valura

Mumma Hen
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 6391
Posted:we were told by virgin that as long as your staffs and the chain of your Poi etc are free from soot and the wicking is removed and placed in an air tight container and placed in the luggage there is no problem. Thats how we got all our gear to melburp. That should solve the problem of the smell... anyway I didnt even dewick my poi last time I just wrapped them up in gladwrap and chucked them in an airtight container in my bag. smile

TAJ "boat mummy." VALURA "yes sweetie you went on a boat, was daddy there with you?" TAJ "no, but monkey on boat" VALURA "well then sweetie, Daddy WAS there with you"

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Location: Oz girl in Eng-land

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Posted:Written by: PsyRush

To all those who are won't be able to take their toys back with them: leave them with me, i'll look after em smile



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Sakura_Moon

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Location: Wonderland igloo, Vic, Austral...

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Posted:*gets all excited.....again*

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DragonFury
BRONZE Member since Mar 2005

Draco Iracundia
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 784
Posted:Sakura, your going to have the highest blood pressure if you stay excited for the next 3(and a bit) months.

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Medusa
BRONZE Member since Nov 2003

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Posted:I'm wondering if they will let me take my hoop on the plane...it is a bit awkward insize and shape so I'm wondering if it would be a problem.

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DragonFury
BRONZE Member since Mar 2005

Draco Iracundia
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 784
Posted:You'd just have to check it in as special luggage i reckon. like people with bikes or computers etc do, for going under the plane.

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sureau

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Location: Oz girl in Eng-land

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Posted:Written by: Medusa

I'm wondering if they will let me take my hoop on the plane...it is a bit awkward insize and shape so I'm wondering if it would be a problem.



I'm sure it should be ok. Can probably just sit over a whole bunch of stuff. Is it normal hoop or fire hula? Moonpixie and Bec recently went to Fiji and I assume they took theirs with them.... Over to them.... Pixies??????


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Posted:nahhhh we didn't take fire gear after all... they had local polynesian dancers who did their traditional fire dancing (with petrol! eek)....and very spunky non fire dancing too wink might I add (HOT! biggrin )

we just did stilts and contact juggling in the end (kinda good 'cause we didn't have to sort all the stuff with fuel and flying with fire equipment like we did with Singapore ...Becca made a new fire hoop over there... and you have to make sure there is absolutely no fuel in your fire gear when flying and pack it in good... sometimes you get parranoid airline people than make you take the wicks off of take your fire gear off you and stuff... frown

Play hoops should be fine... but might have to go in oversize bagage confused .... and you'd want to make sure you put a *top load* sticker on it... I could imagine a hula hoop getting very wobbley if heavy luggage got put on top of it



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ben-ja-men
GOLD Member since Jun 2003

ben-ja-men

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Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 2474
Posted:ok to keep things simple we have decided for ppl who are coming from interstate once you have booked your airfair that will confirm your place otherwise its just going to get complicated smile so to save me from have to reread through all 13 pages of this thread once u have booked your flight please pm me with

first and last name
flight number and arrival time (this is to help with cooridinating pickups/finding the best way to get you from there to here)

people bringing sticks/hoops other bendable objects i would advise you to make sure u ask them to put a fragile sticker on your gear bag as one of my sticks got bent on the way back from perth to adelaide flying with virgin frown


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myco
BRONZE Member since Nov 2004

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Location: melbourne, victoria, australia

Total posts: 2084
Posted:what about people who are driving from interstate?

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MiG
GOLD Member since Apr 2004

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Posted:ok, the attachment point thing isn't as big as i thought. anyway, pics are:

They're pretty big, by the way. (~600k each)
View from the side
Slightly shakey one of the boot (full. I'll empty it and stuff pre-event)
Where the strappy things screw into the car (1 on each side of boot)
The aforementioned strappy thing (again, one each side)


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Sakura_Moon

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Location: Wonderland igloo, Vic, Austral...

Total posts: 1803
Posted:I'm booking my plane ticket some time this week!!!!!
Eeeeeeeeee
*tries to get non excited*
Hehehehe
eek
I cant listen my mp3 player on the plane!
That thing is my LIFE (a large part of it, anyway)
I'm going to spray paint my tent so it looks like an igloo.
*runs off to find spray paint*
Hehehehe


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gita
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

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Posted:ubblol i can't wait to see that tent sakura!! & you will definitely be able to find it easily!! biggrin

thanks for the info valura!! biggrin that sounds much easier! & hopefully i will have bought some new poi by then anyway so they shouldn't be too grubby!! ubblol

and ben...pm with details is on the way!! biggrin

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DragonFury
BRONZE Member since Mar 2005

Draco Iracundia
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 784
Posted:you can use your mp3 player, just not for the first 1/2 hour or the last 1/2 hour of the flight.

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The Fade
SILVER Member since May 2005

The Fade

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Location: melbournia australia

Total posts: 212
Posted:lol so she can use it for the 10 minutes or so in the middle :P great ubblol

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DragonFury
BRONZE Member since Mar 2005

Draco Iracundia
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 784
Posted:yeah, i wanted to use my digital camera when i was taking off to get some cloud pics but they said i wasn't allowed... and then when i could use it, the sky was clear blue...

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courts1979
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

courts1979

Rainbow Brite
Location: Newtown, Sydney

Total posts: 169
Posted:Written by: Ry

eek Wear your own skin!!

Oops.. better bring this back on topic. Hmm.. Hi Ben! ubblol



NICE call Ry probably the best i've heard... biggrin

Sakura: I have my fly for my tent rainbow spray painted... hug

Just a thought... kinda weird all the different specifications regarding certain types of luggage on domestic planes, wicks, smell etca..... Pity once it goes through to baggage handling anything can happen...
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Sakura_Moon

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Posted:Lol, my mp3 player has a computer bits in it wghich will interfere with the flight instruments and i'll end up in alice springs rather than adelaide...
I couldnt find any white or blue spray paint but i did find silver, black and hot pink.
*gets ideas*
Maybe i can just spray on a huge sakura flower and a moon...


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Cerambus

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Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 18
Posted:Or with those colours, you could do your avatar. smile

I think I'm going to be tentless, fortunately it's not too far from home.


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myco
BRONZE Member since Nov 2004

myco


Location: melbourne, victoria, australia

Total posts: 2084
Posted:hey cer: i've got a little one person tent if you want a loan? i don't think i've promised it to anyone yet biggrin

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MiG
GOLD Member since Apr 2004

MiG

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Posted:i should hopefully have a 4 person dome tent spare too.

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Posted:Written by: Sakura_moon

Lol, my mp3 player has a computer bits in it wghich will interfere with the flight instruments and i'll end up in alice springs rather than adelaide...




You can use their on-board easy listening channel, hehe


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ezz
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

ezz

moo..
Location: melbourne, australia

Total posts: 1899
Posted:yeh if you buy there stupid headphones...grrr stupid stupidness

hug me!

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