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FireTom


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Posted:So I would like to give a mega- hug to Doro (Goldorox), who managed to organize some 113(+) firespinners, made them practice for 3 consecutive days(!) and got this act together.



Not sure at this point whether this is an official World Record (to be registered with Guinness) and whether the number is sufficient.



Play 2006 claims about 200 spinners - yet I can't really notice a choreography in their approach wink



I'd like to call out to all who got more footage of the event to post it...



bounce Enjoy...


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Nephtys


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Posted:Fantastic!!!

everyone's unique except me

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Brenn
PLATINUM Member since Jun 2004

Brenn

Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 3286
Posted:I expect 115 next year wink

AMAZING STUFF EJC! Shame I could not be a part of it frown


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ma'tina
BRONZE Member since Mar 2005

ma'tina

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Location: somewhere..., Germany

Total posts: 611
Posted:C'etait superjolie!!! bisous a tout........thx for posting the video tom..........perhapas we will find each other on either the next ejc or even before on a different convention!

ejc...rocks....merci to everyone who i have met/spent time with/made me smile......you guys rock.

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Birgit
BRONZE Member since Jan 2005

Birgit

had her carpal tunnel surgery already thanks v much
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

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Posted:pretty smile

"vices are like genitals - most are ugly to behold, and yet we find that our own are dear to us."
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Zazie
BRONZE Member since Jun 2007

Zazie

There Is No Spoon
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 68
Posted:At Play we had 201 spinners. It was choreographed - we did not spend three days practicing since we wanted as many people as possible involved, hence issues with timing communication which meant the actual choreography was difficult to decipher... however a lot of hard work went into it and it was still an incredible experience!

The previous, official record was 174.

There's a lot of hard work that goes into making a record official - for more info on the 2006 Play record go here http://www.homeofpoi.com/ubbthreads/show...5/o/all/fpart/1

That looks bloody incredible though - wish I'd been there! Next year I will be... smile


Three years of my life that took. And I get; "... nice."

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newgabe
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

newgabe

what goes around comes around. unless you're into stalls.
Location: Bali, Australia

Total posts: 4030
Posted:Ya PLAY was choreo'd -ish- it was something like a lovely big spiral as I recall. I wasn't in it, I watched it... it was a an achievement just getting everyone dipped!

.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....

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LazyAngel
GOLD Member since Jul 2004

LazyAngel

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Posted:it's a bit hard to tell PLAY was choreographed in the footage as a lot of it is filmed pretty close to and not far enough above, considering how many people there were: I think it would've been easier to get the impression of what was going on with a better angle

Because ActiveAngel sounds like a feminine deodorant

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FireNix
BRONZE Member since Apr 2001

FireNix

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Location: India/Bristol

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Posted:Is the PLAY one an 'actual' record from Guiness
If not im not bitter......


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Zazie
BRONZE Member since Jun 2007

Zazie

There Is No Spoon
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 68
Posted:FireNix - see the link above.

I don't think there's any place for bitterness either way smile

Yeah I def agree about the angles LazyAngel, we needed a helicopter really... it's funny how everyone is so focussed on the footage afterwards (understandably if you weren't there), people forget that it's not about how it looks from your handycam!


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FireTom


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Posted:Zazie - falling for my teaser? wink No way I want to play down the... errm... PLAY effort...

So the 'official' record is 201? Good number to beat and jupp - I also would have thought that there would have been LOADS more people, if there would NOT have been rehearsals shrug firespinners dominion rolleyes

And let me tell you: the footage is what counts afterwards, as there are 100 fold more people looking at it than were present.


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Zazie
BRONZE Member since Jun 2007

Zazie

There Is No Spoon
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 68
Posted:So you spin fire for the benifit of the people watching you?

wink


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FireNix
BRONZE Member since Apr 2001

FireNix

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Location: India/Bristol

Total posts: 904
Posted:Yep - I do - Its my job!
BTW Zaz - 'Lile the guiness - we're not bitter'
Peas


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Zazie
BRONZE Member since Jun 2007

Zazie

There Is No Spoon
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 68
Posted:Oh you know what I mean!

Guinness suck.


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MikefromGlos
SILVER Member since Jul 2006

MikefromGlos

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Location: Gloucester England

Total posts: 985
Posted:surely guiness should of thought that one of the groups you dont want to annoy is the worlds largest groups of pyro.... umm yeah.... fire performers!!!

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

Officaly an exception to the Poi Boys are Girls Thing

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FireTom


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Posted:Zaz: tell that to the Irish wink

More angles:






grouphug


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