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Fine_Rabid_Dog
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Posted:So Finland has got two pretty nifty double staff spinners on stage.

Check it out!.


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Mr Majestik
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Posted:linky?

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

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UCOF
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Posted:Tommi and Anti? grin

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Firetramp
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Posted:Nah, that ws couple of years ago ;-)

Ask a question and be a fool for a minute...don't ask and be a fool your whole life.

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Dom
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Posted:Ironic that it'd be Finland with staff spinners on stage and not use their finest. Oh well, at least they were adequate and suitably cheesy!

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Mr Majestik
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Posted:someone mention cheese? yom! grin

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

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Dom
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Posted:Check it:




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Mother_Natures_Son
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Posted:Guess they didn't want patterned flameys taking too much away from the music?

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mcp
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Posted:They look like models turned fire spinners. With only maybe 1% of antti's skill. They were as far as I can tell, dropless, and clearly shirtless which is what they were paid for. Shame about their tiny flames and kinda bad choreography.

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MikefromGlos
MikefromGlos

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Posted:must say eurovison love anything like this

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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Fine_Rabid_Dog
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Posted:Originally Posted By: UnscrupulousChavOffersFootTommi and Anti? grin



Originally Posted By: DomIronic that it'd be Finland with staff spinners on stage and not use their finest. Oh well, at least they were adequate and suitably cheesy!

I thought that too at first. The commentator was all "finest performers in Finland" or something and I was all "Holy smokes! The Rubber Heart Duo?".

But nah. Disappointing really frown


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UCOF
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Posted:Originally Posted By: Fine_Rabid_DogThe commentator

Graham Norton literally sucks ba11s.

I really dislike him frown


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mcp
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Posted:really? I thought he did an excellent turn at pretending to be terry wogan. He made me laugh.

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NikoFLOW
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Posted:Got to tell you something. That's me on the stage. Do you guys really think that it is worth to put some difficult juggling patterns on the eurovision stage when you are ment to be backround visuals and take cameracontacts. That wasn't our show it was waldo's show. What comes to size of flames. There is pretty strict rules on the stage and staffs must be almost dry. They claim for zero drops. What comes to the cheesy shirtless style that's what you are paid for... after all it a eurovision !

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Mother_Natures_Son
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Posted:I dont think anyone said anything about juggling patterns.

I'd have liked to see some sort of doubles pattern other than swirly swirly swirly swirl, but as I said earlier, they probably wouldnt have wanted that since you're just backing up the vocal performers.


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NikoFLOW
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Posted:Originally Posted By: Mother_Natures_SonI dont think anyone said anything about juggling patterns.

I'd have liked to see some sort of doubles pattern other than swirly swirly swirly swirl, but as I said earlier, they probably wouldnt have wanted that since you're just backing up the vocal performers.

Well I mentioned the juggling patterns because that's what we mostly do....


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mcp
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Posted:chill man, getting paid is what's important.

and getting on tv, also fun.


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Mother_Natures_Son
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Posted:Fair enough, Niko. I have very little comment overall.. I'm a poister much more than a staffer.

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Posted:Originally Posted By: mcpchill man, getting paid is what's important.

Hear Hear!


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NikoFLOW
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Posted:Ohh.. I almost had forgot this topic... so here is something for you from these two pretty nifty double staff male spinners




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dividson
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Posted:LOL.. According to this "With only maybe 1% of antti's skill and that video". MCP has to be really bad at maths or Antti has solid atleast seven staff shower or something like that nowdays. Well done Niko.. really amazing!

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NathanielEverist
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Posted:Hey, so far as background stage performances go, i was quite impressed. You guys have definitely got skills, and from watching just the eurovision video, that was obvious, because while you didn't do anything too crazy, the fact that you were doing some of the stuff you were with enough confidence not to drop at all was impressive, because a drop could've been disasterous! Imagine if it rolled onto the leg of one of the singers, she freaks out and stops singing and starts screaming, but the singing voicetrack continues... that would've been terrible for all, I think you did a great job, and I know you can't judge somebody's skill from this sort of performance, because often you're told to keep it simple so as not to detract from the focus.

EDIT: Just watched the video you posted, amazing stuff. If you were doing that in the eurovision performance, the audience would've forgotten there were even people singing on stage. Great staff juggling, what circus school is that you're training at?

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NikoFLOW
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Posted:Thanks, Finally here is people who understand that there is difference to have own gig or backround gig and there is a difference in doing show in eurovision stage or show in the park. I have been performing seven years now and there is hundreds of small things you need to consider before performing in eurovision stage.
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