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Midkiff
shadow stranger
Location: Carmi, Illinois
Member Since: 29th Nov 2009
Total posts: 462
Posted:it might be cool to have spin off competitions anyone else think so?

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EpitomeOfNovice
EpitomeOfNovice

Putting the "FUN" in fundamental since 1981
Location: Dover, Delaware USA
Member Since: 15th Sep 2009
Total posts: 787
Posted:Uploading can be a piece of work! I'm glad this concept is reviving, much anticipating weighing in on the next round for the first time on the outside. grin

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"As the pattern gets more intricate and subtle, being swept along is no longer enough"-Waking Life

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poismylove
poismylove

poi addict
Location: cali
Member Since: 18th Sep 2010
Total posts: 196
Posted:lol idk maaannn myne pretty bad haha. it was so bad i have been trying to rebuild my style from the bottom up cuz i realized my style is very sloppy and i was using to many moves that i dont have down well enough yet. we should definitely do a rematch vid with fire in a few weeks. i be ordering my fire poi tommorow morning smile smile smile smile so excited!

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Smurf24029
Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Member Since: 5th Sep 2009
Total posts: 343
Posted:Posting in response to a post in the thread for S11 and EoN cause its appropriate here.

I challenge SoD to video competition. I don't have regular access to a camera but it is available. I will await a response before trying to arrange the rules.


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EpitomeOfNovice
EpitomeOfNovice

Putting the "FUN" in fundamental since 1981
Location: Dover, Delaware USA
Member Since: 15th Sep 2009
Total posts: 787
Posted:I will challenge SoD to a glow poi or tailed poi dance specific challenge since he is now working on his moves and is getting out some if he would like to.

This challenge would primarily be a dance/expressive challenge incorporating poi, but focus more on full body movement and footwork should he choose to accept. smile


~Rock on!~

"As the pattern gets more intricate and subtle, being swept along is no longer enough"-Waking Life

(All you RLers this is epitome_of_lame *waves hello*)


Smurf24029
Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Member Since: 5th Sep 2009
Total posts: 343
Posted:Originally Posted By: EpitomeOfNoviceI will challenge SoD to a glow poi or tailed poi dance specific challenge since he is now working on his moves and is getting out some if he would like to.

This challenge would primarily be a dance/expressive challenge incorporating poi, but focus more on full body movement and footwork should he choose to accept. smile

Eon, I just challenged SoD in the post before you. I would think my challenge takes priority because I posted first, and you just finished your challenge with S11.


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poismylove
poismylove

poi addict
Location: cali
Member Since: 18th Sep 2010
Total posts: 196
Posted:EoN if your down for a mainly dance challenge with some glow poi ill challenge you. And Smurf and SoD will get to have theres spin off

but it will have to wait till i get new glow poi smile

just to be clear so im on the same page as everyone, ive read on alot of poi/glowsticking sites that you shouldnt do spinoffs\battles, this isnt like making poi look into a total competition right? as long as its only for comparing and contrasting and like a learning tool, a challenge to bring out the best in you? just making sure i am getting the idea correct.


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Smurf24029
Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Member Since: 5th Sep 2009
Total posts: 343
Posted:I'd this is all for fun. No one is trying to be the best. I think its more of a way for us to spin together despite living in different parts of the world.

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EpitomeOfNovice
EpitomeOfNovice

Putting the "FUN" in fundamental since 1981
Location: Dover, Delaware USA
Member Since: 15th Sep 2009
Total posts: 787
Posted:Smurf, you totally have priority *has been phone posting, seems to get botched without hitting refresh all the time GAH!* I know he is trying to work out his dancing shoes and saw his other post. Sorry bout that! "Droid Doesn't Always" *verizon voice* tongue2

poismylove, I must tell you my only real competitor is me vs. me in poi just like it is while playing Rock Band where the leaderboard helps me calibrate the scale and get ye ole noggin workin'. There is no battle for supremacy with others, but the feedback from comparing helps me understand what others are doing in their styles and what the observer's are looking at and for.

I do like to encourage anyone to spread their wings and find their beat through the joy of dance and artistic self expression, I asked SoD because dance is a new thing he is working on and happens to be a passion of mine, but would be happy whenever you're ready to make a themed dance/expressive challenge *helps the creative juices flow*. I don't think an appearance of a goal or friendly rivalry is bad when not taken too far or out of context. It's not going to change my goals or vision, but input from the outside helps me to understand others and my contributions helps others see how I'm trying to shape my vision and possibly help a question be answered better by those with a different approach.

I'm not sure what you have heard on forums, but out at the club I have entered the circle with the shoes on my feet and flowlights too. After everyone has a go it's nothing but love and more people loosen up and get out the floor. Call me crazy, but with no scale or motivation I'm lost on the concept of improvement and every time I get TKO-ed in Punch Out on Nintendo I go for the rematch not only to improve it is also to stay in the game and keep playing. grin


~Rock on!~

"As the pattern gets more intricate and subtle, being swept along is no longer enough"-Waking Life

(All you RLers this is epitome_of_lame *waves hello*)


poismylove
poismylove

poi addict
Location: cali
Member Since: 18th Sep 2010
Total posts: 196
Posted:cool just making sure its all friendly. sorry for having to ask that i was just trying to make sure so i didnt have any confusion grin

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Sister Eleven
Sister Eleven

owner of the group property
Location: Seattle, WA
Member Since: 3rd Aug 2009
Total posts: 1277
Posted:It's getting tempting to forfeit this one to poismylove. I can't find a way to swap in the audio I need without destroying the video, and it's already well past when I was hoping to post...

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Smurf24029
Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Member Since: 5th Sep 2009
Total posts: 343
Posted:In response to Lye from other thread:
5 is just as crazy as 4 I just wanna figure out how. The bracket idea kinda makes it look like contest to be the best, and that wasn't the focus.


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SpinnerofDetroit
SpinnerofDetroit

All High Dude, Ruler of What You Want
Location: Trenton, MI, USA
Member Since: 25th Oct 2009
Total posts: 2280
Posted:Maybe we should split this up lol. I think 4 might be good enough for it.

The only luck is bad luck.

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Flint_413
Flint_413

Fire Artist and Hooper
Location: U.S.A
Member Since: 8th Jul 2009
Total posts: 181
Posted:Epitome! I gotz torch poi now grin maybe we should do a torch poi duel?? smile I just got them but they're fun grin

If you can't stand the heat, get out of my way.


Lye
Lye

Fate Keeps Telling Me To Stop

Member Since: 24th Sep 2009
Total posts: 270
Posted:Originally Posted By: Smurf24029In response to Lye from other thread:
5 is just as crazy as 4 I just wanna figure out how. The bracket idea kinda makes it look like contest to be the best, and that wasn't the focus.

Great points. I can't wait for the videos smile



DJTimesTable
stranger

Member Since: 6th Aug 2010
Total posts: 15
Posted:yea WHEN CAN WE WATCH?


Sister Eleven
Sister Eleven

owner of the group property
Location: Seattle, WA
Member Since: 3rd Aug 2009
Total posts: 1277
Posted:Okay, poismylove, I forfeit. I finally got the video problem sorted out, but the footage itself is so terrible I am unwilling to share it with the world. I'll PM you the URL when it's up, though, just so you can see how little tech matters when you can't remember what to do with it tongue2

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Lye
Lye

Fate Keeps Telling Me To Stop

Member Since: 24th Sep 2009
Total posts: 270
Posted:Booooo! smile


Smurf24029
Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Member Since: 5th Sep 2009
Total posts: 343
Posted:Guess update?? I am in the procces of arranging borrowing someones camera. I prolly wont wait for my new lights (suppose to be here aprox nov 11) I like my colors a lot now. But yeah awesome enw groove, hopin to be able to catch in on film lol.

As for our other contenders?


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Sister Eleven
Sister Eleven

owner of the group property
Location: Seattle, WA
Member Since: 3rd Aug 2009
Total posts: 1277
Posted:Originally Posted By: LyeBooooo! smile

Seriously, though, my vid was so boring and crappy. I'm thinking of rallying together another collaboration video, though, since liquidtrance disappeared....


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aston
aston

Unofficial Chairperson of Squirrel Defense League
Location: South Africa
Member Since: 2nd Dec 2007
Total posts: 4061
Posted:I may be able to get hold of a camera soon, so may be able to throw something together. Will keep you up to date.

'We're all mad here. I'm mad, you're mad." [said the Cat.]
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "Or you wouldn't have come here."
- Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures In Wonderland


Smurf24029
Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Member Since: 5th Sep 2009
Total posts: 343
Posted:So I have had wonder if this is still ongoing??? I remember some old matches were made but never happened. I thinks we all forgot??? Maybe some just for fun challenge?

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aston
aston

Unofficial Chairperson of Squirrel Defense League
Location: South Africa
Member Since: 2nd Dec 2007
Total posts: 4061
Posted:I have a problem with cameras. And am rather saving up for a new unicycle. If I can make a plan, am keen though. Mostly just as a way of making me do stuff. smile

'We're all mad here. I'm mad, you're mad." [said the Cat.]
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Alice.
"You must be," said the Cat, "Or you wouldn't have come here."
- Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures In Wonderland


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