Introduce Yourself!

Yeah, I’m an avid user of the yotricks ap too, but it was blanked on my original post so I edited it out. I didn’t want to break any rules here. I’m newer to forums than I am to yoyos. Haha. Thanks for the welcome.

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Welcome to the forums, it will definitely inspire you and there are lots of great people here!

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sick cute!!! I also have 8 kitties now… rescued 4 kitties from the road… a year ago, and now I have 8…

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Hello my Name Is Felix. I am 46 years old and live in Germany.

I first came into contact with yoyos in the 1980s when the Duncan Wheels was very popular in our area.
Nobody could do advanced tricks with it, but as a kid you had to own one!

After throwing Sleeper and Forwardpass in the schoolyard for a while, I got bored.
I started to ride Skateboards and BMX. Later also downhill and freeride MTB.

In 2010, after health problems and accidents, the doctor told me I had to stop.
So I looked for a less dangerous hobby that required a little skill.

I found an old toy yoyo somewhere in the house. I threw it and it was terrible! Felt like a piece of cottonwool on a string! But after 3 tries I was able to do something like a looping trick and had a smile on my face.
I went to the city and searched the stores for a Duncan Wheels. I didn’t find any.
At the end of the week I owned a Yoyo Master Red Phoenix, a Henrys Lizard and a Yoyofactory Fast 201.
I had also met a guy who had been throwing for a long time. He gave me an old X-con and taught me basics.

I started throwing almost every day and although I made very slow progress after the basics, I had a lot of fun.
After some years, I felt increasing pain in my hands and took a break for about 7 years.

A few days ago I found one of my yoyos cleaning up and just had to throw it! It was a wonderful feeling! I spoke to my physiotherapist, who gave me tips on relieving the strain on the joints and tendons and said as long as I don’t feel pain I should throw.
So i´m back :smiley:

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Welcome to the forums!

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Welcome back!!

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Welcome back! What a journey to get to this point! Hopefully you’ll be able to continue throwing for the long term!

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Hi!

I’m a newb. I’ve been throwing for a bit over a month now. I used to play when I was a kid, then a bit as an adolescent, and I’m revisiting now after watching Evan Nagao’s winning world’s performance and subscribing to r/throwers for a while.

I picked up a Butterfly XT while I waited on my First Base, then quickly moved on to an MK-1 Contact! I’ve mostly been active on discord, but I’m branching out into the community and becoming more involved. I’m just now getting the hang of unresponsive, but I’m looking forward to learning more.

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Welcome to the forums! Glad to have you here! Hope you’ll find the forums to be a fun place to hang out!

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Hey everybody I’m Gianni I am a yo-yo and kendama player. And my goal is to one day compete in competitive yo-yoing and try to be the very best player that I can be but in the meantime I continue to practice every day and try to learn something new. Also I have been yo-yoing for about 3 years now and I’m constantly trying to create something new with my yo-yos in ways I never thought of before. also i am new here and please be patient with me while I get familiar with the site if you have any questions feel free to let me know I can help :wink: :+1:t2: Sincerely (yoyogeek 15 ) (aka Gianni)

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Welcome, Gianni! Coming up with new things is awesome. It’s good that you’re here and practicing everyday. Me too!

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Thanks man I really appreciate it.I will be here regularly so I will keep posting more stuff thanks :+1:t2:

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Welcome to the forums Gianni👋

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Thanks :grin: happy to be here

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Welcome to the forums! I can’t wait to see you competing!

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why I can not accept the chat invite? @yoyobot

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Hi! To find out what I can do, say @yoyobot display help.

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Welcome :blush:. I think I seen you on Instagram… you’ve got skills

Wow.

a huge WELCOME to all the new members. I haven’t been active on these forums for a bit due to life and all that goes with it. it’s great to see new member names and intro posts.

i also love that some of the new members are in my age range, i’m 47. never too late to discover the joy of throwing the yo!!!

welcome to all !!
have fun.
keep throwing.

kgb

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Thanks i really appreciate it :grin: but I think you have the wrong guy I don’t have Instagram but I really do appreciate your kindness thanks !! :wink:
And by the way congrats on the sponsorship I’m sure you got skills too :+1:t2::yo-yo:

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