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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: sheffield
Member Since: 28th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3252
Posted:I wasn't watching 'Jam and Jerusalem' on BBC1 9.30 pm; but it was on in the background and some poi caught my attention.

It turned out to be a fairly substantial poi element, rather than just the 'raver in the background spinning something' than is the norm.

As the girl spinner was conversing, we got a few turns and an out-of-synch reverse butterfly, so it was obvious the actress could actually spin.

I'm pretty sure that the word 'poi' was also used during the conversation.

A bit later was a bit of a fire-poi performance in the church hall, stopped before it really began by one poi flying of and setting the wall on fire.

Looks like poi has finally hit the big-time smile

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But you can make the Bastard work for it."

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Location: Rotherham, UK
Member Since: 4th Mar 2003
Total posts: 724
Posted:I must admit......i heard my shouting AL! Your'e on telly........wasn't sure how to take it really.

That program was amazing...i haven't laughed so hard in years!!!


Only when the last tree has died
and the last river has been poisoned
and the last fish has been caught
will we realise that we
cannot eat money.

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Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops
Member Since: 10th Apr 2005
Total posts: 4525
Posted:my mum told me about that programme this morning as we were walking mollydog.
She said "the programme was crap, it wasn't funny. It made the W.I seem like nutters and poi spinners look crap"
She also said "the poi spinner was rubbish, not like you"

ubblove aww, thanks mum! ubblove

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activist for HoPper liberation.
Location: ffidrac
Member Since: 23rd Jun 2004
Total posts: 1643
Posted:ubblol well it made me chuckle, that programme did have an incredible cast list, and jennifer saunders has a way of writing that makes every character seem like a lovable nutter. I don't think it's going to adversely affect the world of poi, although there's probably a wide swathe of people who still wouldn't have got what was going on in that bit at all, regardless of it being on national telly... but your mum's nevertheless right though jo, you are not a rubbish poi spinner biggrin

how is it though i can go for 2 months without missing tv in the slightest and then find myself watching it solidly for 3 days...

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Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops
Member Since: 10th Apr 2005
Total posts: 4525
Posted:NOn, tv does that to you, it pulls you in and won't let you go! xx

Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.


Location: Birmingham
Member Since: 12th Apr 2005
Total posts: 1502

HoP's a bit like that too (he says after trying in vain for 3 hours to start doing some blimmin coursework... :-/ )


Location: Gloucester England
Member Since: 10th Jul 2006
Total posts: 985
Posted:I gave up on trying to do coursework alone and decided to break it up once in a while with the Alt and Tab Button to HoP

he he i am mike the amazing gloscircus person who is mike.

Officaly an exception to the Poi Boys are Girls Thing


marmite and nutella sandwich
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Member Since: 19th Jun 2006
Total posts: 1590
Posted:I do that biggrin

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