BRONZE Member since Sep 2006


Location: Gainsborough, United Kingdom

Total posts: 10
Posted:Hey Hey,

i have been meaning to post a poi vid for some time, & i fianlly got roudn to doign one, a-hear...


*true story* some on filmed me swinging on there mobile then i fell over..

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BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague, Czech. Republic

Total posts: 1841
Hi Raverandy,

The video was very nice. Keep on practising,
you've got the power.





SILVER Member since Dec 2005


Friendly Fire Fiddler
Location: Munich, Germany

Total posts: 103
Posted:well ... I am not having a go at you.

It's just that I absolutely cannot understand why every second jackass in the universe who just about manages a butterfly for 5 sec without hitting his own balls feels the urge to film it the dodgiest way possible and share it with the universe, labelling the whole thing "art of poi" ...

We've all been there, we understand the excitment, keep on spinning man and you'll gonna be a great player ...

But why the hecka cant you wait until you actually have something worthwile to show before you expose yourself outside your backyard ?

As said, this isnt personal against you, but as such films seem to be clogging youtube and hop to the point of spamming and giving poi a bad name, I just got to get it ouit now.

Ever considered someone watching this vid and then NOT HIRINGa GREAT player for his party as he gets an impression that poi is clumsy, daft and boring ?


SILVER Member since May 2006


Location: , USA

Total posts: 567
Posted:I've got your point and know exactly how you feel.

But don't you think its kind of wrong to discourage someone just for you to be convenienced?

I imagine that Andy posted this video so he could get advice on how exceed through a few moves and get advice on how to handle the poi.

Although a person new to poi post videos of their "second" or "first week of spinning" its only to get more advice and inspiration or some sort of motivation. Even though the statement of the person saying "the art of poi" is hypocritical, he/she does it for a purpose.

It even takes alot of courage to post a video of their first month, wouldn't you think? I mean, hell, the person knows that they may not be as good as some people like Yuta or Meenik, but they post it anyway.

I praise Andy for pulling up his courage just to show use a video of him spinning poi, I really do.

Despite anything you say, you were once at his level of capabilities, we all were.

Its nice that you can share your opinion on here, but I had wished to do the same.


"I don't know what you are talking about"

"Cardinal!!! Poke her... with the SOFT CUSIONS!!!!"

"Its not working my lord!"

"Have you got all of the stuffing on one end?!"


BRONZE Member since Nov 2001


Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:yeah. not good.

I see there your coming from. but ravereprsat has the buiscuit of the arguent.

I would be happy to continue ths discussion maybe, but not in someones thread. put it in social discussion.

T wave

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BRONZE Member since Oct 2006


Sitting down facing forward . . .
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand

Total posts: 2387
Posted:Gomorrha, we'd like to encourage everyone at ALL levels here. Please be more considerate with future posts.
Constructive criticism is fine - and probably welcomed as feedback to help improve. Destructive criticism just makes everyone feel bad - not just the person it was aimed at.

thank you.

Written by: Doc Lightning talking about Marmite in Kichi's Intro thread

I have several large jars of the stuff. I actually like it... a little. And don't tell anyone I admitted to it.


faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Total posts: 3556
Posted:hey andy
nice vid (boooo quality)
it's fun to watch others learning too, and personally i think it is pretty decent

i might do a bit more in variety, but no, for real, that was a fun watch

what sort of poi-pink fuzzy?

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


SILVER Member since Jan 2004


Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings, United Kingdom

Total posts: 4172
Posted:You look exetremely drunk for the most part.

This problem however can be solved by spinning slower, learning a few more transitions.....and learning to balance?

You seemed to be all over the place!

And afraid of the poi too. They wont hurt you.

Keep spinning!



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