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General / Re: 'Tijn on the homepage
« on: October 19, 2007, 11:24:34 PM »
some members of the digg community are almost as insulting and ignorant as youtube's, but at least they dugg you! It is a very useful site though

I'd be careful about claiming copyright infringement. Granted, they didn't have permission to use your video, but did you have permission to use the postal service's song ??? just a thought

General / 'Tijn on the homepage
« on: October 18, 2007, 11:25:47 AM »
Just spotted this old video of tijn on the front page of the most popular social news website; . Some of the comments are priceless

General / Re: DiaboloWiki
« on: June 20, 2007, 11:50:25 AM »
I have good reseller hosting and as it's diabolo related and a community project I may be able to give you free hosting. email me if you're interested:

General / Re: donald grant's new books
« on: June 20, 2007, 11:43:41 AM »
sounds exciting, what's going to be in these books?

Gear / Re: MB Energy Luminous LED handsticks - available now
« on: June 02, 2007, 01:25:39 PM »
I received my pair yesterday, I haven't had a change to play with them in the dark much so i'll just do a mini review. I might try and get some photos next week.

They look good in the dark
They are rechargeable
The turning on mechanism is quite cool, no accidental turn offs
MB sell spare parts for them in case they break

Very very very heavy, I can barely do a standard suicide with them, let alone genocides and infinites
The LED pod is thicker than the rest of the stick, so there's a big bulge at the bottom

Flexible - Some people like flexible sticks, I don't. They also feel like they may break if used too aggressively, the instructions even say don't drop them
Good string tying mechanism (same as other energy sticks)


Look good, play bad. They're great for on-stage glo routines and night street shows but you are limited to what tricks you can do (stick releases). These would never be your only sticks, and you certainly wouldn't want to practice with them. I haven't tried olobaid's sticks so sadly I can't compare them.

Gear / MB Energy Luminous LED handsticks - available now
« on: May 31, 2007, 01:07:05 AM »

Firetoys are selling them now - I've just ordered a blue pair, should arrive friday, anyone got theirs yet?

Vux has been taken off the show list and workshop list. Does anyone know if he's still going to be there?

--EDIT-- : -- Just got an email reply from the organisers and Vux has cancelled --

General / Re: What move caused your addiction?
« on: December 21, 2006, 03:01:03 PM »
whipcatch  :o

General / Re: best online store
« on: December 15, 2006, 07:37:57 AM » is my fave.

I've used butterfingers and beard a lot before, but the friendliness and unbelievable delivery speed of firetoys makes it my favourite now.

All three are good, butterfingers actually supply firetoys with most of their juggling stuff. I tend to go for butterfingers nowadays, if you phone them they usually ship the same day and if the postman does his job you can get stuff the next day!

General / Re: Google patents
« on: December 14, 2006, 10:57:52 PM »
i saw this on the google blog, didn't think of searching for diabolo. Nice one!

11 Policy & Feedback / Re: Myspace profile?
« on: December 10, 2006, 09:48:15 AM »
perhaps a myspace group would be more appropriate

Gear / Re: Lost in the unknown (radiant diabolo?)
« on: October 29, 2006, 11:39:19 AM »
the oddballs radiants are really nice, definately a good one to learn with

Gear / Re: How many diabolos?
« on: October 29, 2006, 11:38:15 AM »
i currently have 3 finesses and 2 circuses, but have used a jazz and several cheap ones in the past

Community & Events / Re: Leeds 4/11/06
« on: October 15, 2006, 10:05:53 PM »
will it cost anything?

Community & Events / Re: Diabolocamp UK
« on: October 15, 2006, 01:36:50 PM »
me and some of the VR diabolo guys would be up for it, i'd say birmingham is a good location as it is fairly central

Video downloader is very useful, here's a good list of other useful tools for youtube

Videos / Re: M4U - Excalibur Games (video)
« on: October 13, 2006, 11:22:14 AM »
some very nice excalibur stuff there, i look forward to seeing more of your videos

General / Re: Equiptment
« on: October 12, 2006, 05:21:44 PM »
Spreadshirt (the company that makes all the merchandise) do lots of other things like teddy bears, stickers, badges, baseball caps, mousemats, mugs, bags, lanyards and even umbrella's so there's quite a lot of new stuff sean could add to the merchandise range

Making diabolo equipment would'nt be successful because there's already lots of good juggling stores online

General / Kid diabolo DVD
« on: September 28, 2006, 01:07:15 PM »
Just found this DVD on firetoys, has anyone seen it? is it any good?

Kid Jo DVD

General / Re: Diabolo art
« on: September 28, 2006, 02:25:22 AM »
cheers for the reminder, just entered my design

anyone else entered?

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