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Mint Sauce
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Posted:juggle weavesmiley Manchester Spinners Meet up and stuff weavesmiley juggle



Hi all If you are looking for people to spin poi with in the North west this is the place to be.



For any one new to this sight DONT READ THE WHOLE THREAD it has been going a long time and contains lots of old information and chat about previous meet ups and organisation stuff just go to the last few posts to find out the most up-to-date information on current events.



First a bit of info the Manchester spinners lot is no professional spinning troop or organised events it is just a group of people who get together to enjoy themselves. The first meet up was organised way beck in September 04 http://delizium.fotopic.net/c291964.html
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The crowd has changed a bit from back then but we have kept a few old timers we welcome all along to come and join us for a spin whether you be experienced or a complete beginner we are willing to teach and learn from you.



Their is no set time for the meet ups they are usually organised around when people can make it and how long they can stay.



I will try to update this first post as often as I can with the most up-to-date info on meet ups and club nights that allow spinning but if I'm being a bit lax just find the last few posts foe up-to-date info (like I said before werent you paying attention)



To date the standard meets have gone as meet up in Piccadilly gardens at 4pm (nice central point where every one can get to) Then move on down to the Gas Works/CastleField or Plat fields Park depending on the wether till everyone gets to cold/tired/burned then on to the pub

( anybody who doesnt know where this is it can be arranged for someone to come meet you at the train station or wherever you are coming from .) smile

{ ubblove We are a nice bunch like that ubblove}



Accommodation for a night can usually be arranged but you need to sort this well in advance no just turning up expecting somewhere to sleep eek





(more to be added and all to be spell checked soon)



pm me any info you would like to add



before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Bubbles_
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Posted:does that mean your takin a break for a couple of hours from your tap dancing *giggles* and comin to the meet for a bit....? yeah? good! biggrin

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Posted:if your there on sunday ill teach u...
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Red Hot


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Posted:were are you meetin on sunday. Dont know if im free yet.

Fire breather turned spinner

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loki.c1687
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Posted:pic gardens at 2ish.....that ok with peeps?
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Bubbles_
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Posted:how come its 2 and not 4???? just out of curiosity (sp)

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Posted:why not??if you want to come at four do so but ill be there at two if anybody wants to come early....i say two because im not sure if i'll be saying longer than 6ish and i want more than two hours
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Havokist
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Posted:people have started staying til like nine ish, but only a few, most people go at 8 tongue

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Posted:thats cool, was just wondering. ill see you guys there.

anyone heard from the others??? seems to be a lack of peeps here the past few days. do they know bout the meet?


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Havokist
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Posted:ill tell millhouse and a few others, so there'll be atleast 5 or 6 others tongue

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Posted:well, actually i won't be coming sunday as I have rehearsal, and it will be that way for another 3 weeks... Bugrit!

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loki.c1687
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Posted:okies...so who is?never mind ill have to teach you another time then flash
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Posted:Millhouse, needn't worry about Siy, he proved actually how gullible i am... The fire breathing pic ain't him. You'd think seeing him pretty much every day i'd be able to tell but it does look like him!

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Havokist
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Posted:i may be able to come, but i've been ill recently so i don't know yet frown

We are the music makers, We are the dreamers of dreams,
Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams;
World-losers and world-forsakers, On whom the pale moon gleams;
We are the movers and shakers of the world for ever, it seems.

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robnunchucks
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Posted:i've got lectures in brum at 9am monday morning i've got to go back this weekend so im going to miss it im afraid so i guess i wont see you all till summer holidays but i'll be comeing to the next falmouth and im going to glade festival dout i'll be able to get to glasto though see you all bout smile

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Posted:i started my new job at the rac on monday....i eork in an office now....pray for me
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Posted:Mike... I am praying as we speak...

hug You'll need it...

By the way, anyone in town on the afternoon of the 6th May? I have an audition for Manchester Met then, and though OI don't know what time it'll finish, i'm going to go to Affleck's to get some stuff... If there's anyone around up for a spin?


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Posted:i may be around. would be cool for a few to meet up for a bit and maybe have a pint. good luck for the interview! hug
and good luck mike! hug ill pray for you biggrin


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Dragon Princess


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Posted:Hi there locals...

I'm staying in Ormskirk for a bit and was hoping for a chance to meet up with some peeps for a spin this fine-looking long weekend. It doesn't look like you've got anything planned (but correct me if I'm wrong) but I'd love to get together with even one or two other?

I know it seems a bit sad and lonely to have no other plans but I've just come back from travelling, am crashing at a non-spinner friend's house while I try to find a job, and am desperately missing my lovely Irish fire friends.

Anyone?? Please?? smile


I am glad this is an international game - I learnt in school that the world spins, and now I know it's true.


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Spacecow00x
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Posted:coming to manchester in july when can expect the meets to be?

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GothFrogette
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Posted:i had a text of havokist asking if there are any meets on soon, he has moved and doesn't know when he'll be back online so i said i would check for him. when is the next one? any help will be recived with a hug hug

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Bubbles_
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Posted:lol hehehe, sorry i dont know,
whens the next meet guys?


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loki.c1687
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Posted:the 15th????
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Dragon Princess


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Posted:O no! There I was hoping for a spin _soon_...
Is no-one up for something this w/e? The 15th is forever away.

And I thought Man was the best city in the uk. wink


I am glad this is an international game - I learnt in school that the world spins, and now I know it's true.


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Fine_Rabid_Dog


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Posted:Written by: Dragon Princess

And I thought Man was the best city in the uk. wink



*cough*london*cough* tongue


The existance of flamethrowers says that someone, somewhere, at sometime said "I need to set that thing on fire, but it's too far away."

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Dragon Princess


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Posted:Did I hear someone coughing??

No... it must have been my imagination. It would be impossible to hear such a thing all the way from London...


I am glad this is an international game - I learnt in school that the world spins, and now I know it's true.


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Fine_Rabid_Dog


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Posted:ubbrollsmile

Im not in london at the mo, lil miss smarty pants nana


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Dragon Princess


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Posted:Are you in the fine city of manchester then? and if so, why are you not offering to meet up? and if not, why are you on this thread?

And I'm not in smart pants today. I'm in...oh never mind. confused

rolleyes


I am glad this is an international game - I learnt in school that the world spins, and now I know it's true.


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Posted:im on this thread, because its related to the best city in the world, apparently biggrin It may also have something to do with me being a post whore... maybe... ubbrollsmile

How i wish i was in mancs.... but im not.. im in berkshire, in school... preparing for saturday morning lessons tommorow morning.


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Dragon Princess


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Posted:Berks, huh? could be worse... could be london...

Just kidding really. I was hoping to flatter the locals into coming out with me, but it's clearly not working.

I shall be wandering around Coniston tomorrow morning, which beats lessons by a long shot.

And I wish I were a post whore, but I'm too sleepy!


I am glad this is an international game - I learnt in school that the world spins, and now I know it's true.


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