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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #240 on: 04 December, 2011, 22:05:32 »
... qualified for the BKO 2012 ladder for the first time. With a total of 17 tries (3 for spike and stopover, 2 for flying top) I'm totally happy.

Remains only the question of how long you're entitled to enter the beginners' competition? When do I have to decide? Or who does?
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #241 on: 05 December, 2011, 01:22:28 »
2 Turn gunslinger pull-up in..
Ken turns twice or tama turns twice? I feel like it should be ken given the "pull-up in", but how would you go about doing more than one gunslinger without stopping in the middle?

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #242 on: 05 December, 2011, 04:52:11 »
Remains only the question of how long you're entitled to enter the beginners' competition? When do I have to decide? Or who does?
If you win the Beginners, you automatically graduate to Advanced. Apart from that, as Sonny Boy Williamson said, let your conscience be your guide.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #243 on: 05 December, 2011, 04:54:51 »
2 Turn gunslinger pull-up in..
Ken turns twice or tama turns twice? I feel like it should be ken given the "pull-up in", but how would you go about doing more than one gunslinger without stopping in the middle?
Yes, the ken. Ever seen someone twirl a toothbrush on their finger? The finger gives a little circular driving motion to keep the spin going. Same thing with the gunslinger.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #244 on: 07 December, 2011, 00:18:09 »
Today, inspired by Li Ho Cheung, I managed a 2-turn gunslinger pull-up-in.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #245 on: 10 December, 2011, 16:06:16 »
Yesterday i managed to do a dead hang moonlanding, no looping on big cup. :D
Have also come really close to getting 2 spin gunslinger spike!
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #246 on: 11 December, 2011, 00:05:17 »
Yesterday I set myself a new personal best of 20 consecutive Earth Turns and today I managed:

Pull up Bird - Bird Slinger (back to Bird) - Bird Slinger to Spike!

(Bird Slinger = Earth/Bird Turn and Gunslinger)

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #247 on: 11 December, 2011, 10:10:08 »
Yesterday I set myself a new personal best of 20 consecutive Earth Turns and today I managed:

Pull up Bird - Bird Slinger (back to Bird) - Bird Slinger to Spike!

(Bird Slinger = Earth/Bird Turn and Gunslinger)
That sounds epic!
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #248 on: 12 December, 2011, 17:48:06 »
That sounds epic!

I concur! Sounds awesome.

Today I managed:
triple>double>single (jumping stick)
and...
single>double (jumping stick)>double ufo  ;D

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #249 on: 13 December, 2011, 07:48:16 »
Today I took a little break from studying and working to hang out and play a little dama with my buddy Ben. It was fun, it's been too long since him and I have had a decent sesh. Cannot wait for winter break!

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #250 on: 20 December, 2011, 17:09:15 »
Yesterday I re-self-certified myself as 4th Dan.

Today I had a go at KCC6, got the first Bird then OWWWW!
My back tweaked out. No more kd for me for a couple of days at least. :(
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #251 on: 20 December, 2011, 21:44:30 »
Not long ago I could have said "Today I ordered a gold dragon kendama, and a copy of knees", excited to get both. It'll be nice to have a kendama book with some more advanced tricks that I can actually read haha (the one i have now is all in Japanese)

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #252 on: 20 December, 2011, 23:03:28 »
Today I landed a combo, but I'm not sure of the name of the last move. Aeroplane to lighthouse to ┬┐throw the tama upwards, grab the ken and spike? I was really amazed!! :D

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #253 on: 21 December, 2011, 11:56:32 »
Today I landed a combo, but I'm not sure of the name of the last move. Aeroplane to lighthouse to ┬┐throw the tama upwards, grab the ken and spike? I was really amazed!! :D
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lighthouse to spike, if you just keep holding the tama and spike it then it would be called lighthouse in or falling down

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #254 on: 21 December, 2011, 13:43:08 »
Thx Alex, I was not sure about the name. I haven't learned all the tricks names and sometimes I don't know what tricks are people talking about -.-U

 

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