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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #120 on: 02 September, 2011, 13:11:53 »
I just did a pleasing little combo that's perhaps worth sharing here.  Broken down, it went:

one-turn lighthouse -> orbit falling down -> jumping stick -> orbit jumping stick -> double jumping stick


Also, I had a nice practice session yesterday, clicking rhythmically along to the sounds of a huge fairground organ whilst at the Dorset Steam Fair.  I suspect other people wondered what an earth I was doing, but I was in the zone and really didn't care...   :)

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #121 on: 02 September, 2011, 14:29:40 »
I was just messing around and I did: Bat -> Base Cup -> Spike (with the awkward grip Donald likes)
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #122 on: 03 September, 2011, 18:52:37 »
... got a parcel with my new SunRise Performer in blue - what a beauty ...

And yesterday I started a spreadsheet to monitor my advances in the Czech trick ladder. I like to see all those lines to a higher success rate (which is not so difficult, given the current rates).

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #123 on: 03 September, 2011, 19:36:14 »
Today I managed to land;

Swing in --> Whirlwind Earth Turn to Bird --> Earth Turn to Spike.

First time I've landed the Whirlwind Earth to Bird, was a nice feeling. :)

Yesterday, I managed to land a swift;

Swing to Wingwalker.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #124 on: 04 September, 2011, 09:57:13 »
I just made 3 earth turns in a row. Furiken -> earth turn, earth turn, earth turn. And then I left the kendama aside... such a nice feeling.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #125 on: 04 September, 2011, 14:02:36 »
However, I took it for a practice session outside and I did a suicide airplane. the important part is that I felt the catch totally natural, in a quite consistent way (not the trick itself, but the catch)

Later on I did a 1-turn aeroplane, and almost succeed at a swing lighthouse.

Very happy with all that in a day.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #126 on: 04 September, 2011, 19:07:55 »
naughty bird with a slip-on finish....ka-pow.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #127 on: 04 September, 2011, 20:23:18 »
Ka-pow indeed!!!

I had a go at a "naughty bat" over the weekend. Even putting the ball in place with my hand, I couldn't balance it...

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #128 on: 04 September, 2011, 21:29:43 »
Yeah, I tried that one too...couldn't get it to sit at all. The 'slip grip' knuckle on the ken seemed to get in the way...

Edit: tell a lie, it will sit there just about. Gonna be a really hard one to land though...
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #129 on: 04 September, 2011, 23:24:54 »
Inspired by Dave's tama grip "around" tricks, I had a go at some ken grip arounds, and I got around the cosmos and sara grip around europe

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #130 on: 07 September, 2011, 01:29:07 »
I had a session with my Sunrise Performer today, and I managed to hit my first Axe, and also a Moon>Half Tornado>Small Moon.
Hopefully I'll be able to hit those on a regular KD too sometime soon.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #131 on: 07 September, 2011, 01:45:14 »
I had a session with my Sunrise Performer today, and I managed to hit my first Axe, and also a Moon>Half Tornado>Small Moon.
Hopefully I'll be able to hit those on a regular KD too sometime soon.

Fair play. Been working on those ones too..no such luck for me!
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #132 on: 07 September, 2011, 09:26:20 »
I had a session with my Sunrise Performer today, and I managed to hit my first Axe, and also a Moon>Half Tornado>Small Moon.
Hopefully I'll be able to hit those on a regular KD too sometime soon.

Good job.

Yesterday I succeeded with swing lighthouse... as soon as I tried with the Oozora instead of the TK16. Next in my lighthouse tricks is flip lighthouse.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #133 on: 07 September, 2011, 19:33:15 »
I was quite pleased to land: Pull up Nightingale---360 Nightingale---360 to Bird---360 bird :D

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #134 on: 07 September, 2011, 23:47:41 »
I was quite pleased to land: Pull up Nightingale---360 Nightingale---360 to Bird---360 bird :D
What are you calling "Nightingale"? As far as I was aware, that's just another translation of "Uguisu", ie Bird/Warbler/... Nightingale? I'm guessing you mean something else though?
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