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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

JauntyJames

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA

Total posts: 3533
Posted:Yeah, I know this is totally a repeat thread, but I don't care, I want my moment in the sun.

Tonight I spun fire poi for the first time. It was the single most magical thing I've ever done. I impressed the pants off the people throwing the party with some nice moves, which was a nice ego booster. They were really jealous that I could do the 5 bt, let alone the 7 bt weave. I had sooo much fun. I'll post pics tommorow.


-James

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

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Adya Miriyana
GOLD Member since Feb 2005

Adya Miriyana

*slou?
Location: Adelaide, Australia

Total posts: 6554
Posted:bounce yay! fire!! i bet you knocked their socks off biggrin

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GothFrogette
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3999
Posted:Congratulations and here is to spinning fire beerchug <-------- orange juice hug hug

Life's too short to worry about where you put your marshmallows

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myco
BRONZE Member since Nov 2004

myco


Location: melbourne, victoria, australia

Total posts: 2084
Posted:congratulations man, it's been a long time coming. glad you had so much fun. hug here's an OJ from me too beerchug

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SNOOPoi


SNOOPoi

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: At the bottom of the garden wi...

Total posts: 3380
Posted:hughughughug

well done honey!


THWACK!!!!
Liz_Ard: Ouch!
SNOOPoi: Thats just not the sound of someone doing it right!

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Psyri
SILVER Member since Apr 2003

Psyri

artisan
Location: Berkshire, UK

Total posts: 1576
Posted:Yeah congrats..... mind it still always feels like the first time with fire.. I love it that much biggrin weavesmiley clap

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Fine_Rabid_Dog


Internet Hate Machine
Location: They seek him here, they seek ...

Total posts: 10530
Posted:wooo! I think he's uploading the pics now smile

The existance of flamethrowers says that someone, somewhere, at sometime said "I need to set that thing on fire, but it's too far away."

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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

JauntyJames

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA

Total posts: 3533
Posted:They're all up! Go looky!

-James

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

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mtbeer
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

mtbeer

ARRRR!
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA

Total posts: 529
Posted:Sweet! There is nothing like the sound, heat and intensity of spinning fire, especially the first time. Once you start, never stop.

You did a 7bt. on your first burn? How did you have the patience to advance that far without opening Pandoras box (fire)?


"My skin is singed but it heals my heart and with glowing pride I'll wear my scars." -Davey Havok

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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

JauntyJames

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA

Total posts: 3533
Posted:I didn't do the 7 bt with fire, I did that with tails before it got dark. I only did simple stuff with fire (okay, so I did a lot of 5 beats and a few btb weaves).

I don't know how I had the patience, it really helped that I had parental units who wouldn't let me until now. tongue


-James

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

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~Leah~
GOLD Member since Sep 2004

~Leah~

addict
Location: Sunshine Coast, Australia

Total posts: 584
Posted:Congratulations! Sounds very imressive for your first spin with fire. beerchug <------ it is beer, not oj, hey, I'm australian!

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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Doc Lightning
GOLD Member since May 2001

Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Total posts: 13920
Posted:Hell...

YEAH!!! hug2


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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ilsanya


ilsanya

manic over a fence
Location: Tas, Aus

Total posts: 798
Posted:devil devil hug hug hug hug hug hug
yay! good on ya mate!


Quid Pro Quo
5|>00|\|5 /-\|^3 <00|!

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myco
BRONZE Member since Nov 2004

myco


Location: melbourne, victoria, australia

Total posts: 2084
Posted:hey, did your folks watch? did you prove that you were safe, which reassured them that you're competent and now they're completely happy with you using fire as much as you want?

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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

JauntyJames

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA

Total posts: 3533
Posted:Yeah, they were there, my mum took the pictures. They're not completely happy with me using fire "as much as I want" but now I can do fire under controlled circumstances if I get permision from them. But, hey, now that my wicks have been used, I can used them again and they'll be none the wiser devil (with proper safety measures, of course)

-James

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

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Ade
SILVER Member since Mar 2001

Are we there yet?
Location: australia

Total posts: 1897
Posted:congratulations - it really is exciting that first time clap clap devil

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_FSA_


_FSA_

now comes with skydiving license
Location: In your head. (Tasmania, Austr...

Total posts: 1627
Posted:YAY first time twirling anything with fire is MAD!!!
bounce bounce2 clap devil


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