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beaujolais


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Location: Melb

Total posts: 10
Posted:Staff and poi.

Is there not a rivalry between them? any petty competitive indifferences? if so, i haven't seen evidence of it. Some people are either one or the other, whilst others are open to both.

What are your views?


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simian


simian

110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
Location: London

Total posts: 3149
Posted:Rivalry?

Between staff and poi?

I've no idea what you're talking about and neither does Coleman


"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

Lambretta Fanatic


Total posts: 4991
Posted:erm:


staff....poi....juggling....unicycling

sorry unicycling wins hands down.

rivalry in my own head drives me nuts.... its nice to have skills all round. some thing for every occasion, every state of mind, or some thing that you just damn well want to learn with some thing.


PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:as far as i've seen poi and staff spinners tend to get on pretty damn well.
i think generally if you get good at one of these toys, you will end up having a go at the other at some point too.
not that i want to play with sticks or anything.

poi spinners sometimes get frowned upon by grumpy jugglers that are having trouble learning a 7333.

as far as i can tell its the whole 'poi is a crap version of clubswinging' thing that is the source of their gripes.
its completely unfounded and is the one thing that disappoints me about a community that i've otherwise felt very at home in.


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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PK_
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

PK_

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Total posts: 4991
Posted:thats cos your a juggler too cole.

its the old schoolers, [prolly all glass's friends too ] that have that old saying.


PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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