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Meenik
Meenik

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Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Member Since: 7th Nov 2001
Total posts: 272
Posted:Yes, it's true, Dan and I were in a museum in Wellington, New Zealand, and we came across a giant picture of (one of) the Beatles doing poi.

Link: http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/5327/1781/1600/IMG_0610.jpg
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A couple more photos on my new blog: http://playpoi.blogspot.com/2006/02/beatles-doing-poi.html
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Does anybody know which beatle that is?

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Neon_Shaolin
Neon_Shaolin

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Posted:That was Lennon. But are you sure it's poi. There's only one. Could've been a Mace...

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KaelGotRice
KaelGotRice

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Location: Angel's Landing, USA
Member Since: 21st Jul 2003
Total posts: 1584
Posted:^ Traditional maori poi.

That's an excellent find Nick. Glad to know the beatles would approve of poi. :3

Makes me want to dance to one of their songs now.


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Pink...?
Pink...?

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Posted:Wow. That is pretty cool!

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NOn
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Member Since: 23rd Jun 2004
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Posted:Paul has one in his hand too.... you can just about see it... maybe he nicked it and was about to throw it in the sea......

that's pretty cool i was expecting to see a mocked up flash animation or something when i opened this thread.... wonder if they knew why they had them though....


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Medusa
Medusa

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Posted:They must have been visiting NZ at the time as they also have tikis round their necks...

Love it.


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LazyAngel
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Location: Cambridge UK
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Posted:awesome find!

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Mags The Jedi
Mags The Jedi

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Location: Cornwall, UK
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Posted:I missed this when it was posted, and it deserves a bump so here it is.

Bump.

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Ange_GSC
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Total posts: 128
Posted:Wow, awesome find.

Glad to hear poi has enriched the lives of the Beatles!


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alien_oddity
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Posted:eek on the subject of the beatles.............to my horror in todays paper i read that an old record sleeve was to be re-released of the beatles taken way back in the 60's. great i hear you say, but the picture they where using showed 3 of the 4 with cigaretts in their hands so wise record company people being politiclly correct decide ubbidea lets air brush out the cigarettsubbidea

clap well done record compny people, ringo starr looks like he's had two of his fingers amputated nowubblol

should this of been done to pander to the needs of the P.C. brigade and aren't most beatles photo's like pieces of art ??


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Mags The Jedi
Mags The Jedi

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Location: Cornwall, UK
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Posted:That was the Abbey Road poster...Paul's cigarette...dunno if they actually did go through with it, but i'm sure there's a thread somewhere about it.

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alien_oddity
alien_oddity

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Posted:no this was another photo mags, i knew about the new abbey road picture being edited. in this photo it's just the 4 members in a studio 2 sat, 2 stood and 3 smoking (wish i had my scanner so i could upload the photo i saw)

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