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Soverntear
journeyman

Member Since: 20th Dec 2006
Total posts: 56
Posted:Hi thanks in advance for looking. as it says im new to this, currently using a pair of nylons with socks in the end lol. im going to be making some strings tonight (found an onlin guide)

Im wondering which should i order, socks or strings? also what should i start with learning? lastly any advice would be apperciated.

thanks again


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Gnor
Gnor

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth
Member Since: 31st Mar 2003
Total posts: 5814
Posted:Socks or cone poi. Either can be made or bought

Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

Im in a lonely battle with the world with a fish to match the chip on my shoulder. Gnu in Binnu in a cnu

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Soverntear
journeyman

Member Since: 20th Dec 2006
Total posts: 56
Posted:sock it is, ive made a set as of now, but i will be ordering the sock pois with green thanks again

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Nevablade
newbie

Member Since: 11th Sep 2006
Total posts: 3
Posted:I think poi is just like learning a musical instrument, after you've learned the basics and mastered a few tricks you realise that you can do anything if you put some time and effort into it.

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Pinkadelic
Pinkadelic

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Location: On top of a Nipple
Member Since: 21st Dec 2006
Total posts: 70
Posted:exactly, bro, dont spend money in the begining.
just use two tennis balled, stuff 'em in a sock, and go crazy!!!


Love is Life

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Soverntear
journeyman

Member Since: 20th Dec 2006
Total posts: 56
Posted:neva, good way to put it, playing bass ive been realising that as the days go by.


pink, ill try the tennis balls and socks thing, right now im using a pair of nylons that are cut stuffed with socks.


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faith enfire
faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin
Member Since: 27th Jan 2006
Total posts: 3556
Posted:the socks are nice though because they don't stretch quite as much...stretchy is fun, but it can make things a little difficult when first starting

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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kazman
kazman

newbie
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Member Since: 20th Dec 2006
Total posts: 16
Posted:I made my first ones with tennis balls aswell, but then my balls didnt like the tennis ones so much, normal socks rolled up within long socks is a lot more friendly.

Practise makes Poi-fect :P

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faith enfire
faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin
Member Since: 27th Jan 2006
Total posts: 3556
Posted:also try and find a weight you like, i had a harder time learning with my nylons and socks because they were too light

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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crowley2
crowley2

official hop cutie
Location: Uk, Essex, Clacton
Member Since: 22nd Nov 2005
Total posts: 272
Posted: Written by: kazman


I made my first ones with tennis balls aswell, but then my balls didnt like the tennis ones so much, normal socks rolled up within long socks is a lot more friendly.



dont do that

you learn much faster how to not make mistakes with snooker balls

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Crowley2 takes no responsibility for any injurys or death caused by the above advise being used


The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it. ~ Terry pratchett

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