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Curar
SILVER Member since Jan 2009

Trying to maintain my sanity.


Total posts: 4
Posted:Does anyone know where i can find good tutorial videos? For some reason the ones here stop playing after a few seconds and wont download any further. Im NAVY and deployed on a ship. I don't have access to youtube.com and i think theres a problem with our server that won't let me download the entire video.

Is there anywhere else i can find these videos but in a different format like a .wav or another? Poi is really thing the only thing thats keeping me from cracking.


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Fearpig
BRONZE Member since Sep 2003

Fearpig

member - tee hee "member"
Location: Bethnal Green, London

Total posts: 279
Posted:http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=poi+videos&meta=
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There are lots of sites out there smile

But I'm sure there will be a poi spinner along shortly to direct you a little better! Good luck smile


"Whats wrong with the cat?" - Mrs Schrdinger

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Malcolm
SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003

Malcolm

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Location: Christchurch, New Zealand

Total posts: 1017
Posted:Have you tried just downloading the videos here instead of watching them?

There is a download link below each video. You would just need a player that can play flash videos


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Curar
SILVER Member since Jan 2009

Trying to maintain my sanity.


Total posts: 4
Posted:Ya ive pretty much seen everything i can on google. no body posts any tutorials of the more advanced moves on their and i cant go to like metacafe or truveo.

I did download the .flv file but havnt had any luck being able to download the player. Security bit to high. Guess im just screwed till i get home.

I was hoping to see the catseye in motion cause im not quite sure i understand what they mean. but no luck. Ill keep trying.


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Mother_Natures_Son
SILVER Member since Aug 2007

Mother_Natures_Son

Rampant whirler.
Location: Geelong, Victoria, Australia!

Total posts: 2418
Posted:Can't help you on non-youtube videos, Curar... but since you said the cateye motion in particular I made this for you...

http://i328.photobucket.com/albums/l359/mother_Natures_Son/Cateye.jpg
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Hope that helps. smile


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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Total posts: 15414
Posted:VLC player (www.videolan.org ) will play FLVs for you and shouldnt flag any security alarms.

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted::ditto: VLC is the shizniz, VLC Portable is even better. Stick it on a memory stick and no install needed.
Dupes my companies security anyway... wink


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Curar
SILVER Member since Jan 2009

Trying to maintain my sanity.


Total posts: 4
Posted:AHa! Succes. I did a bad thing and kinda stole a bunch of bandwith and was able to download them. Thanks for the VLC tip. I didn't realize it could play those. Thanks lotz!

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Malcolm
SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003

Malcolm

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Location: Christchurch, New Zealand

Total posts: 1017
Posted:Cool, glad we could all help smile

May your balls always burn

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FireTom


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Total posts: 6650
Posted:hey NAVY - could you have your mates shoot a vid of you playing Poi on that vessel?

AND post it out there on YouTube (by the time you're back)?

Thanks

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the best smiles are the ones you lead to wink

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FireTom


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Total posts: 6650
Posted:unless you would get yourself in trouble that is (for filming on a military vessel)... wink

the best smiles are the ones you lead to wink

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newgabe
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

newgabe

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

Total posts: 4030
Posted:One of the all time greats of the poi tutorial... live and on the net is Nick Woolsey. He has a great website at Playpoi with tutorials for all levels. His DVDs are worth getting too, available from HoP easy peasy.

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

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Mother_Natures_Son
SILVER Member since Aug 2007

Mother_Natures_Son

Rampant whirler.
Location: Geelong, Victoria, Australia!

Total posts: 2418
Posted:Even though they're embedded on his page they're still youtube.

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