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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York

Total posts: 3354
Posted:Hey folks. A reporter from the Boston Globe was around a bit ago doing a story on fire performing and her article finally came out.

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Thoughts/reactions?


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Elanna
SILVER Member since Aug 2003

Elanna

Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise.
Location: NJ or DE, USA

Total posts: 2293
Posted:1) I don't think mentioning what Davis uses for breathing was a good idea.
2) I don't particularly like the style the article was written, but that's more of a personal preference thing.

Other than that, I found it to be an interesting read. I have no doubt it will spark some interest among the general population and it's always nice to see a community grow. And hopefully now people will realize it's fire 'n' ice and stop calling you fire nice. tongue


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DarkFyre
BRONZE Member since Nov 2005

DarkFyre

HoP mage and keeper of the fireballs
Location: Palmerston North

Total posts: 1965
Posted:Brad [censored by request] huh?

Ice skating?

I didn't know either of those but i do now, funny i never pictured you as a Brad.



Other than that it was a well writen article but it probably got skipped over by the majority of Boston Globe readers coz it didn't have any fire pictures, which is a shame.

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FireTom


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Posted:well... I dislike the "heroic" start... umm I'd say it's the wrong signal... the link leads to poi.com instead homeof... ubblol rolleyes I love the firesafety part and the (fire) romance ubblove Apart from that the article is another milestone to make Poi mainstream (which it would become any which way)

WHAT?? You do fire on Ice??? Weaow! That's a kicker! Vid's please!!


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fNi
GOLD Member since Mar 2004

fNi

master of disaster
Location: New York

Total posts: 3354
Posted:re Dizzyphoenix: there is a picture on like the boston globe page that links to the article, but I figured to just get the article in. maybe when i get a copy of the paper, i'll take a picture/scan it in

re firetom: I did. See COL 2005 smile


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FireTom


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Posted:youyouyouyouyouyouyou tuuuuuuuuube wink

the best smiles are the ones you lead to wink

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

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Location: home of the tiney toothy bear

Total posts: 4693
Posted: Written by: article

Though it's an underground hobby mostly popular on the West Coast, people all over the world are discovering fire poi



umm kay....


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Stout
SILVER Member since May 2004

Stout

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Location: Canada

Total posts: 1872
Posted:I quite enjoyed that article...thanks.

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