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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #810 on: 08 September, 2013, 06:43:37 »
What's it called when you lift the ken as if to Lighthouse, but you tap it with the tama along the way and catch it like Aeroplane? I did that today. And my basic lighthouse variations are coming along. Fun stuff :)

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #811 on: 08 September, 2013, 09:32:38 »
[user]waylon[/user] it's called "tap in"
But shouldn't you be using the 'what's that trick called?" thread?
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #812 on: 11 September, 2013, 05:38:26 »
Today I landed stilts twice and landed a few swing bird!!

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #813 on: 11 September, 2013, 19:15:14 »
[user]Misterwhang[/user] Great stuff! Swing-Birds get surprisingly easier if you keep on top of them, so don't rest easy just yet and get them down tight. Such a satisfying trick. After that you'll be wanting to mess around with Swing-Bats too, then Penguin Swing-Ins, etc etc etc.

Today I was messing around with starting Build the Lighthouse from a Penguin position, so to speak, an 'under-flip' to Lighthouse. Works really well, and you're always primed for a hefty 'batS' (tama opposite of Stab).
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #814 on: 11 September, 2013, 19:37:41 »
messed around with lighthouse.

Did lighthouse somersault
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a lighthouse where you land lighthouse, then trow the ken up again and let it spin 360 degrees and land lighthouse again

ended up doing a mini suicide 1 turn lighthouse,  the other lighthouse 360 trick, somersault lighthouse tradespike in one combo

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #815 on: 15 September, 2013, 15:27:32 »
Completed Kyu 1 on self cert. Lost it in the Swing In in pre advanced. I'm just happy to have gotten the 50 MK  in Kyu 1 on the first try :) It's not a move I practice.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #816 on: 17 September, 2013, 21:03:59 »
Today I was practising my 'hanging' tricks. Managed to get:
- Hanging candle --> very challenging and fun trick
- Hanging one turn airplane
- Hanging one turn lighthouse

Still practising on my hanging swing-ins though...

Plus played some spin-off! Great game!
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #817 on: 18 September, 2013, 20:57:36 »
Today I landed a few Suberi-dome Gokui Slip Stop Specials after watching a KendAlex tutorial!

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #818 on: 18 September, 2013, 23:15:46 »
...landed Tap (1-Turn) On, รก la Bitter Beans Crew. A very happy boy!

...landed Penguin Start Build The Lighthouse > Scoop Spike. Fun fun!
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #819 on: 04 October, 2013, 08:17:36 »


Today I made a pill. Way more fun than I thought it would be.

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« Reply #820 on: 04 October, 2013, 13:26:10 »
Wow, that looks like a bit of a monster!
So, do you mean way more fun to make, or to use? (I suspect both! :-)

If you hadn't posted that image on this forum, I would have guessed from the proportions that it was some kind of monster yo-yo. Have you made it to be cunningly dual-purpose?  :)
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #821 on: 04 October, 2013, 14:16:10 »

Wow, that looks like a bit of a monster!
So, do you mean way more fun to make, or to use? (I suspect both! :-)

If you hadn't posted that image on this forum, I would have guessed from the proportions that it was some kind of monster yo-yo. Have you made it to be cunningly dual-purpose?  :)

It's more fun to play than make, but both activities are satisfying :) I have this big slab of curly maple lying around so I thought I'd do something useful with it. I'm going to pick up some tung or maybe linseed oil this weekend so the beauty in the wood can be brought out on the next one.

If only I were half so clever! It weighs in at about 137g. That would be one monster yoyo.

It's not actually as big as it looks. I measures about 2.75" in diameter and maybe 5 or so inches tall.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #822 on: 04 October, 2013, 18:16:48 »
I landed Lunar first try today, was the first time ever hitting Lunar first try..


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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #823 on: 11 October, 2013, 19:05:11 »
Today I cricked my back whilst practising. I guess I won't be going to the Manchester Juggling Convention tomorrow after all.

Oww.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #824 on: 12 October, 2013, 17:09:40 »
Landed a lunar flip today
And a maelstrom lunar - after alex's helpful tutorial
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