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Bubbles_
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Posted:Well no ones posted anything yet so i thought id make a start!

heres the website: http://www.bjc2007.co.uk/
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BJC 2007 will be held at Harvey Hadden Sports Stadium (map) (satallite), Bilborough, Nottingham between the dates of 11th 15th April 2007. This will be the 20th BJC and the second time it has been held in Nottingham, the first being ten years ago.

BJC 2007 is held for all types of circus style performers: from hobby jugglers to professional entertainers. We welcome all types of acrobats, aerialists, street entertainers, circus performers and object manipulators.

BJC 2007 is a place to attend workshops to learn new skills, improve on old skills and meet old friends and make new ones. We have various shows on in the evening as well as different forms of entertainment: bands, DJs, fancy dress, films, etc. There is a big show in the Royal Concert Hall on the Saturday evening after the Juggling Olympics and a parade through town.

BJC2007 is proud to announce that we will be hosting the World Juggling Federation UK Open Championchips (WJF UK), the first ever British Balloon Modelling Convention (BBMC1) and the World Juggling Video Federation (WJVF)
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so, whos going? im definatly going to try and book time off work, and if anyone knows who we need to contact for volunteering etc please add the contact on here.


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Puresock
Puresock

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Posted:Get The Shoe was so good, I had a little cry.

"Take that, math!"

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llanowar
llanowar

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Location: Paris
Member Since: 20th Sep 2004
Total posts: 95
Posted:greaaat pics!

thanks!!!

xxxx


I'm llanowar and poi is my art

(et vive la France!)

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mcp
mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow.
Member Since: 20th May 2003
Total posts: 5276
Posted:Yeah but what was up with all the anti-poi stuff?

Groans in the British Caberet, Charles Dancey taking the piss at the renegade, and thomas dietz in the public show.

It was pretty funny to see Luke's shocked expression when Tempai launched into infinite hyperloops on the renegade stage thou.


"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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Pink...?
Pink...?

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Posted: Written by: Spanner


I missed "Get the shoe" frown
I saw as much as the show as I could but because the sound levels were too high I had to leave the hall by the beginning at Dietz's poi routine, though I've only now realised how that must've looked at the time biggrin

Just found this too cool



Grr that's Rob Firey's pictures i tried reverse blackmail to stop him putting it up... to no avail


Get the Shoe was amazing, mind blowing, just... amazing!! Frst time i've seen them and hopefully not the last!!

ubblove


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TastesLikePurple
TastesLikePurple

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Posted:yeh get the shoe was pretty damn good! i was well impressed - they must've spent ages on it, it was really imaginative!

 Written by: Durbs


Argh - you came to that?
I spent the entire festival asking Strugz who you were ubblol

Sorry it was a bit of a thrown together workshop - I'd had 5 minutes notice, and I seldom throw my poi (and I was hungover) smile
You didn't miss much on Thursday (aside from us) - just Meg nearly killing Rob, lots of cheese, one bit of smut and Kev being cool.

Sadly, bikinis are made of lycra and polyester, so don't pass Toasts' stringent safety checks.

Though there is always renegade wink



bah strugz has no idea who i am! and if he does he has yet to come over and say 'hi, i be strugz!' but yeh i came away from your workshop thinking 'that weave throw was a really cool move' and if i do that, even with only one of the moves i've learned, then i like the workshop biggrin

 Written by: Neon_Shaolin


I'D be tempted it you were sprawled out on a giant mousetrap... smile



hey man as long as i don't get snapped by the big metal snapper i'm up for that! - it's your broken back, not mine! and if people actually dared it'd be wicked for my self-esteem i tell you that! although i'd rather replace me with Brandon Boyd *swoons*....


and hey everyone, lets not forget, for all those who use the excuse that bikini's are made out of flammable materials and therefore are a fire risk - they don't HAVE to be made out of flammable materials now do they? wink
hug


Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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Moohaahaa
Moohaahaa

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Posted:For anyone who missed Get the Shoe, go here;

http://videos.gettheshoe.com/

They've put the whole routine up on their website, which is extremely kind. It's in the 'big stage' bit. It's a bit funnier in some bits now, I guess this is an older recording, but it's well filmed for a live show.

Check it smile


Some things you have to see to believe, but
Some things you have to believe in to see.

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jo_rhymes
jo_rhymes

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Total posts: 4525
Posted:yay!! cheers Jonny! hug

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Helen_of_Poi
Helen_of_Poi

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Posted:Hellos hug

That was a great weekend - although much too short as I only arrived well after midnight on Friday, and so missed the cabaret, the fireshow, lots of workshops....

Next time.

I'm afraid i didn't really get talking to many of you lovely people, mostly due to an evil migraine all day on Saturday making me very antisocial and grumpy frown I even thought I was going to have to leave during the public show due to impending head explosions (that's how it felt anyway.) Very glad i stayed though - Janine, William and Get the Show wow

I've been putting off posting here until i could manage to upload the video i took of Dunc being chased by an army of peggers at the alternative games run by Play ( clap great job by the way guys ubblol ) but my laptop keeps switching itself off during the never-ending upload. I'll get there eventually though.


Helen_of_Poi

EJC Ireland 2006 Organisational Team

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mcp
mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow.
Member Since: 20th May 2003
Total posts: 5276
Posted: Written by: Helen_of_poi


I've been putting off posting here until i could manage to upload the video i took of Dunc being chased by an army of peggers at the alternative games run by Play



OMG!

Never have so many people tried to touch dunc's crotch.


"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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Neon_Shaolin
Neon_Shaolin

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Posted:So he tells us...

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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jo_rhymes
jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops
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Total posts: 4525
Posted:I touched Dunc's growler at halloween. I felt his piercing. smile

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

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animatEd
animatEd

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Posted:Of all the peggers, the winner even left himself holding Duncs manhood whilst his victory was verified...

umm


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TastesLikePurple
TastesLikePurple

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Posted:hmm i'm slightly confused as to whether i'm happy or sad that i missed this pegging Dunc's manhood malarki shrug

Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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Knoxious
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Member Since: 25th Feb 2002
Total posts: 420
Posted:Yeah it's all over now....Tempe's getting into poi...

and how could I have not posted yet (has anyone?) about Meg's F*CKING AMAZING staff routine in the British-ish?

:0

Hot damn!


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Pink...?
Pink...?

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Posted:Or.. Meg's lovely tabard in the British-ish?

Never pick up a duck in a dungeon...

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Helen_of_Poi
Helen_of_Poi

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Total posts: 412
Posted:As promised:



ubblol

Wow, on previewing, i've seen that it's embedded the video - and there's me wishing i knew how to do that ubbidea


Helen_of_Poi

EJC Ireland 2006 Organisational Team

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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:That's brilliant Helen biggrin

'I think we've been properly introduced...'

Sweet smile


Getting to the other side smile

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UCOF
UCOF

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Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
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Posted:I couldnt resist:






BJC on Newsround smile


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jo_rhymes
jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
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Posted:hooray for Lizo! bounce

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

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Peachi Pete
Peachi Pete

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Member Since: 19th Aug 2005
Total posts: 56
Posted:Hi HOPpsters and especially BJC2007Hoppers and Hoppettes,

Still working my way thorugh the posts since the BJC but basically thanks for all your great comments. I will pass them onto the team... thats what we do it for - just for the thankx

So anyway would love any other feedback here or to my e-mail and would love people to send me a CD/DVD of their photos for us to keep and even possibly put on the convention DVD with your permission.

You can e-mail me to get my land address.
peachiATtrueleepeachiDOTcomKEEPTHATSPAMAWAYFROMME.com

Great to have PLAY and so many Hopsters there. Cant wait for PLAY bounce2 ... maybe get some time to socialise there

BIG HUGS to all, Peachimpy XOX


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Peachi Pete
Peachi Pete

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Member Since: 19th Aug 2005
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Posted:...also any video footage greatfully received...
...we missed soooo much... like the alternative games..

"I've got the peg on the Duncsbits"

Classic ;0


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Durbs
Durbs

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Location: Epsom, Surrey, England
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Posted:Likewise - if anyone has (good quality) footage of the 'Toast fire-show, could you PM me?

Have yet to see what it looked like! ubblol


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TastesLikePurple
TastesLikePurple

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Posted:lolsign that pegging video's wicked!

and thanks peachi for sacrificing being able to socialise at the BJC - you did a great job and we are all very grateful!! thankx unfortunately i forgot my camera so can't send you any pics - damn my uncanni ability to lose/break things! otherwise i could've borrowed my sister's rolleyes hmmm... must get those glow pics off garthy actually...


Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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Peachi Pete
Peachi Pete

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Member Since: 19th Aug 2005
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Posted:No worries... happy to help juggle

Durbs, the official BJC video guys probably got your act.
They are Howie and Jenni at Juggling.tv.
If you drop them a line they will probably help you out angel2

Loving the warewolf on the van in the sunset thingy..... please send me the photos or I have to boring screen grab them it takes aaaaaaaaaaages YAWN!!

Some classic photos - sleazy Bluecat and Roz being a favourite so far... XOX


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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:Aye.. thanks must go to you and Cindi/ Sindy/ Sindi/ Sin-D/ etc for the work you did.
It really was an exellent convention smile

*You are awarded a JonnyUcof Two Thumbs up award*

See you at Play mister smile hug and missus hug2


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_Clare_
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Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted: Written by: Durbs


Likewise - if anyone has (good quality) footage of the 'Toast fire-show, could you PM me?

Have yet to see what it looked like! ubblol



I'd also like to see mine smile

Did Strugz's camera work for my bit Durbin?

Otherwise, I'll get in touch with Howie...

xx


Getting to the other side smile

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mcp
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Posted:and my bit? Did anyone get any footage of the non-explody part of V&O? Or of me in teh british caberet? i was having a camera free convention... biggrin

meg


"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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Peachi Pete
Peachi Pete

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Posted:Think I'm gonna spray my van yellow for Bristol biggrin

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mcp
mcp

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Posted:need I say it again? Good job peachie!!!!!

"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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TastesLikePurple
TastesLikePurple

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Posted:the yellow van crew is collecting a bit of a following! while you're there, knick garthy's light's off his and put them on your own - see if he notices wink

Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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