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Groovy_Dream
Groovy_Dream

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Member Since: 26th May 2005
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Posted:A towel.

Ok Ok, we all knew that, but answer THIS one.

What twirling-related issue do we get WORSE at, as we practice firetwirling?


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Mynci
Mynci

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Location: wombling free...
Member Since: 27th Apr 2005
Total posts: 8737
Posted:Saftey?...I've seen people start off with fire all wrapped up and careful and gradually get more lax the more they do it til their hair catches alight.

A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.

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animatEd
animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK
Member Since: 31st Aug 2004
Total posts: 3540
Posted:beat me to it...

Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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Mynci
Mynci

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Posted:as yet I haven't set myself on fire. but I always wear a hat even if i'm sweating buckets

A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.

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Groovy_Dream
Groovy_Dream

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Posted:And the answer is.... your sensitivity to the smell of kero. Think about it, when you first started twirling, kero reeked so badly. After a while you become almost immune to it and hardly notice it, which is pretty funny because you could be walking around smelling like kero all the time and you wouldn't know.

Some people might get worse at safety, but i reckon i've gotten a lot better. When i started twirling i would always stuff up and the staff would go flying off. I'd usually hit my face so much i'd get soot all over it. Oh and instead of trying to do slow, difficult moves, the name of the game was to uncontrollably hurtle the staff around as fast as possible.


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Seb
Seb

Penguin of Mass Destruction and Tricky Bugger to the court of Claire the Askew
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Member Since: 5th May 2005
Total posts: 642
Posted:I've noticed and started to correct trying to keep the flames further away from myself than I do unlit staff ends, on the ladt burn I did. #Waitts# Last night actually. #Grins happily#

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