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Jamagotchi


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Total posts: 13
Posted:What exactly is it ?

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:1) The final stage of life after chrysalis and caterpillar...
2) A contact juggling move
2a) The CJ move interpreted on a non-spinning staff
3) A poi move posted in the staff section wink
4) A term to describe a staff spinning in wall plane (perhaps?)
5) A double staff move emulating the poi move

Possibly....


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Jamagotchi


newbie


Total posts: 13
Posted:cheers

wouldnt happen to have a vid of the staff move of it would ya


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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:Hvae you seen a butterfly within contact juggling?

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entheogen
GOLD Member since Mar 2005

entheogen

member
Location: Berlin, Germany

Total posts: 173
Posted:You forgot the wushu butterfly jump option.

Or any move in aerial silks where you can pose holding a part of the cloth in each hand.

Its also some kind of insect.


'There are two mantras in life, yum and yuk. I choose yum.'

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Jamagotchi


newbie


Total posts: 13
Posted:yeah i can do the contact ball move but have heard of it being related to staff and not sure what is meant by it

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TotalEclipse
GOLD Member since Aug 2006

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Location: Nr Petersfield, United Kingdom

Total posts: 120
Posted: Written by: entheogen


Its also some kind of insect.



I think thats a rumour though. What sort of muppet would name an insect after a poi move?

wink


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Kathain_Bowen


Kathain_Bowen

Good Ol' Yarn For Hair
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA

Total posts: 422
Posted:"A small, rather innocuous insect with a rare subspecies that has the even more curious tendency to cause tidal waves with a single flutter of its wings. Beware at all costs, or at least stand behind it."

.... god, I wish I could remember what book I found that in.


"So long and thanks for all the fish."

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-sandy-
BRONZE Member since Jul 2004

-sandy-

old hand
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Total posts: 716
Posted:butterfly in spinning is when 2 toys are spinning in opposite directions.
With staff thats only with doubles, so there are loads of butterfly moves. You might be thinking of the butterfly thread the needle which looks wicked, watch strugz's strugz and staff on www.soton-firespinning.co.uk for examples.


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strugz
BRONZE Member since Mar 2002

strugz

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Southampton - Possibly..., Uni...

Total posts: 3964
Posted:strugz and staffs 2 wink i couldnt do that move on the first one ubblol

cheers sandy biggrin


"...We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing......."

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a_unique_name_here


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Total posts: 5
Posted:See, I always considered a butterfly to be when you bring the staff up and behind your head to grab it and bring it down behind you with the other...

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Seye
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

Seye

Geek
Location: Manchester, UK

Total posts: 1261
Posted:I just figured out how to do double staff ttn this weekend. biggrin

I still cant butterfly weave two staffs without eventually hitting myself in the face or getting tied in knots though frown


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ado-p
GOLD Member since May 2004

ado-p

Pirate Ninja
Location: Galway/Ireland

Total posts: 3882
Posted:I cant butterfly weave either.

is it even possible to butterfly weave?


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strugz
BRONZE Member since Mar 2002

strugz

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Location: Southampton - Possibly..., Uni...

Total posts: 3964
Posted:yes biggrin but that i guess it all depends what your calling a weave wink

"...We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing......."

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Seye
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

Seye

Geek
Location: Manchester, UK

Total posts: 1261
Posted:I think its effectively a 2bt weave but its still a butterfly that crosses planes.

Meg does some at 2min 30sec on her 'basic doubles 2' video.

The irritating thing is that sometimes I just fall into to doing it but then cant remember how I managed it so cant repeat it on demand. I'm sure I'll get it with a bit more practise.


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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free..., United Kingd...

Total posts: 8737
Posted: Written by: strugz


strugz and staffs 2 wink i couldnt do that move on the first one ubblol

cheers sandy biggrin



ubblol ahhh the first vid of strugz i saw.. you seemed so good back then lol... Your a bit better now wink


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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