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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:okay.. earlier i went to a forest and it was sunnny, and i was playing this game, there were loads of little patches of light and i wanted to watch my shadow spinning... but all the patches were to small for my whole shadow.. so i played a game, i had to spin with just the poi in the light and i had to keep them in the light the whole time. - 'spinning in the patch of light' biggrin and if you spin long enough the patch moves or you can run around fitting your poi into all the different patches of light.

trees are brilliant smile


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JerryD
SILVER Member since Aug 2005

JerryD

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Location: Maryland

Total posts: 136
Posted:That sounds like a wondrous game, I'll have to try that out soon.

And I have to agree that trees are brilliant indeed, I think far too few people realize that.


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Sassfire
GOLD Member since Aug 2005

newbie
Location: Melbourne

Total posts: 15
Posted:treehuggers! hug
lol!


Burn like a good bonfire.

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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:Written by: JerryD

And I have to agree that trees are brilliant indeed, I think far too few people realize that.



have you ever dance with a tree?


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They shouldn't do that no no no

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fluffy napalm fairy


fluffy napalm fairy

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Brum / Dorset / Fairy Land

Total posts: 3638
Posted:Don't start that again young man........... ubblol ......... I have pictures to prove it biggrin

Bloody Hippies............... wink


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

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JerryD
SILVER Member since Aug 2005

JerryD

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Location: Maryland

Total posts: 136
Posted:Written by: oli

Written by: JerryD

And I have to agree that trees are brilliant indeed, I think far too few people realize that.



have you ever dance with a tree?



I can't say that I have...


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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:is spinning in the light patch anything like sleeping in the...



hmm, started that sentence then got an attack of crudeness paranoia and had to stop.



that was weird umm





cole. x


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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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Blasphemous Girl
SILVER Member since Aug 2005

Blasphemous Girl

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Location: Gloucestershire

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Posted:coleman has anyone ever told you that people that dont finish their sentances are really anoying lol wink

besides there's nothing wrong with a little crudness every now and then !!!! biggrin


"If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough."

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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:dancing with trees is actually pretty good fun... btb waistwraps around the tree = challenging.

also branch wraps should be possible. and trunk wraps from horizontal stuff. and you can hug her smile

also there is spinning outside the patch of light.

p.s. bloody pirates.... tongue


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

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TheWibbler
GOLD Member since Apr 2003

old hand
Location: New Zealand

Total posts: 920
Posted:haha,

Oli the other day i went to a little japanese garden with a crazy little tree with low horizontal branches. They were too low to have a good spin so i started throwing the poi over the branches, like you normally would with your arm. It's really hard but i had great fun doing it. Also bounch wrapping the branches was nice. Occasionally a poi would just land on the branch so i'd carry on wibbling the other, then reach up and grab the other one back when i wanted to smile

So yes, I have danced with a tree before and have the video to prove it wink

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BansheeCat
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

veteran
Location: lost

Total posts: 1247
Posted:for my final in movement studies at Uni. I choreographed a dance for three that was entirely arial, high up in a grove of trees on top of a misty hill. Winter, so it was very stark and barrren, with the dancers like snakes and birds wrapping themselves around, draping off, and sliding between the trees...Much, much time spent dancing with ,and in, trees. I love them. Very happy time.

A s part of shamanic training a friend of mine teaches a course called " Advanced Tree Hugging" lol

Must go outside now and find a patch of light!

smiles,
~A


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Gnor
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

Gnor

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth

Total posts: 5814
Posted:Trees are wondrous beings that talk if you listen closely.
Smooth Eucalypts are the best trees.


Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

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Igirisujin
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

Igirisujin

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Preston

Total posts: 2666
Posted:Who told you that the voices in your head biggrin

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'Time goes by so slowly for those who wait...' - Whatever Happend To Baby Madonna?

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KaelGotRice
GOLD Member since Jul 2003

KaelGotRice

Basu gasu bakuhatsu - because sometimes buses explode
Location: Angel's Landing, USA

Total posts: 1584
Posted:I only dance with dryads.

More girls ought to come out of the trees. *grumbles


To do: More Firedrums 08 video?
Wildfire/US East coast fire footage
LA/EDC glow/fire footage
Fresno fire

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JayKitty
GOLD Member since Nov 2004

JayKitty

Mission: Ignition
Location: Central New Jersey

Total posts: 534
Posted:I've danced with a few trees, they don't step on your toes at all like some people I've danced with. Sure, they don't move to much, but that's only because they're so cool. When you're as old as a tree, all you got to do is sway a bit and chill. I wanna be a tree. That shadow game seems really fun too, I love watching my shadow spin.

Don't mind me, just passing through.

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oli
SILVER Member since Jul 2003

not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...

Total posts: 2052
Posted:matt that sounds mental ubbloco biggrin i hadnt thought of trying to wibble on tree barnchs, i can get my poi to do suicides on hand rails though...

andrea, that sounds amazing ubblove i would have loved to have been there..


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

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