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Dentrassi
GOLD Member since Apr 2003

Dentrassi

ZORT!
Location: Brisbane

Total posts: 3044
Posted:I've definitely struggled finding decent knee high socks to make sock poi in Australia - probably theres not enough market due to the more sensible climate we have here smile
Ive found a guy in Sydney at Glebe markets who has heaps of the stripey colour/black kind.
When i was at Confest over the weekend - I arranged with a couple of newbies i was teaching to buy some and post them as they couldnt find them either.

i wondered if anyone else was having the same issue and wanted some? i think they were about $6 per pair or something (plus a couple of dollars postage), and had most colours w/ black stripes.

ill try to pop down to the markets this saturday to check he's still got a stall set up.

Cheerio!
E ubbrollsmile


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Pogo69
SILVER Member since Apr 2006

Pogo69

there's no charge for awesomeness... or attractiveness
Location: limbo

Total posts: 3764
Posted:I found some @ k-mart on the w/end, E... similar price, similar colour scheme.

--pogo (pat) [forever and always]

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Arnwyn
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

Arnwyn

old hand
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 1065
Posted:I find that the Sock Stands (in the middle of the walkways) in our local larger shopping centres - ie Westfield - have them, in a wide range also - they also have the ones with toes on them too, dont know if they are any good for poi tho.... I am pretty sure they had a deal like 3 pairs for $12 or something, will double check when I am there again, if anyone is interested, PM me.

L&L
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" i just now need some other unsuspecting suckers to say something... " ~Rouge Dragon

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Docta
GOLD Member since Oct 2005

Docta

member
Location: Brisbane

Total posts: 81
Posted:Or you could support this fine website and get some online from the HOP site clap ..........for $15 you get them delivered to your front doorstep..........what more could you ask???





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Loki_the_trickster
SILVER Member since Feb 2006

Loki_the_trickster

Has sharp edges
Location: Stuck in the mire

Total posts: 1266
Posted:Did I hear mention of sock poi with toes? and yes they spin great!!!!!

My ADD makes it so that.....Ooooo SHINY.....wanna go ride bikes....wait....where am I.....

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faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 3556
Posted:if you can shop at a Target online, they have cool socks, i always get some for christmas and i like it(to wear)
or ebay has some funky socks under goth or punk
or buy the empty socks here
(i love my black and white striped)


Faith
Nay, whatever comes one hour was sunlit and the most high gods may not make boast of any better thing than to have watched that hour as it passed

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Ry
GOLD Member since Feb 2005

Ry

Gromit's Humble Squire
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 4496
Posted:The Sock Shop in Melbourne. Bought a few nice pairs there- bit pricey though. Due to budget constraints, I missed out on my bumblebee socks... did manage to find my rare Blue White Grey Black combo though.. ubblove

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

Insert Champagne Here
Location: without class distinction

Total posts: 13215
Posted:Toe-sock poi are definitely where it's at!

I got my socks 3 for $10 at a street festival in february (hence me now having matching poi, socks and fingerless gloves! ubblol). And I'm pretty sure they sell them at my university market.

If you want, I can sus out the market for you when uni goes back next week?


i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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Arnwyn
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

Arnwyn

old hand
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 1065
Posted:OK, I guess I stand corrected, toe sock poi are the Shizz! ubblol

L&L
The Fairy God Mother
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" i just now need some other unsuspecting suckers to say something... " ~Rouge Dragon

"that wink was a nice one not a im going to thrust at you wink" ~Brettstar

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faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin

Total posts: 3556
Posted:well, i know what i am going to go get next paycheck

Faith
Nay, whatever comes one hour was sunlit and the most high gods may not make boast of any better thing than to have watched that hour as it passed

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FoxInDocs
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

FoxInDocs

Pooh-Bah
Location: Adelaide, SA

Total posts: 1848
Posted:
Lou's rainbow poi are toe socks miss arnwyn... and yes, i find those things in walkways to be a wealth of long socks, i also find them in target and k mart... cuz i wear heaps of long stripy socks too, i ubblove knee socks they keep my feet AND my legs warm smile


"i am exotic, and must keep my arms down" - Rougie

"i don't understand what penises have to do with getting married" - Foxie

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Arnwyn
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

Arnwyn

old hand
Location: Adelaide

Total posts: 1065
Posted:Yeah Foxy i realised this last nite, was playing with them a bridgeyness! ubblol walkway thingys rock if your looking for a long sock!

L&L
The Fairy God Mother
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" i just now need some other unsuspecting suckers to say something... " ~Rouge Dragon

"that wink was a nice one not a im going to thrust at you wink" ~Brettstar

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FoxInDocs
SILVER Member since Jul 2005

FoxInDocs

Pooh-Bah
Location: Adelaide, SA

Total posts: 1848
Posted:
MiG's car got broken into last week and they stole one of his sock poi! (WHY would you steal one sock filled with rice?) So we had to get new one's for him weekend just gone, but they didn't have any black and white one's left, so he has to have red and white ones now... frown


"i am exotic, and must keep my arms down" - Rougie

"i don't understand what penises have to do with getting married" - Foxie

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Ry
GOLD Member since Feb 2005

Ry

Gromit's Humble Squire
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 4496
Posted:Eek.. sorry to hear.. my heart goes out to the bereaved poi.. hug

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gita
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

gita

.:*distracted by shiny things*:.
Location: brizvegas

Total posts: 3776
Posted:toe sock poi rock! biggrin ubblol

i got some knee length lots of colours without heels at the china town markets the other week!! biggrin clap $4 each or 3 pair for $10! bargain!! tongue


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if at first you do succeed, try not to look too astonished!

smile! grin it confuses people!

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