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Mark K

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Introduction
« on: August 02, 2019, 10:01:02 AM »

Hello,
Wanted to introduce myself as a new member. 
Learned about beigoma late last year and flipped over them. Even made a few out of shell like the ancient ones.  Then I picked up a koma and found that everything is right in the world with a top spinning on your thumb.  Found this forum while searching spintop tricks to transfer over to the koma.  Just got a short circuit a few weeks ago and have been having fun with that.  I'm certainly at the beginner stage but have a few tricks under my belt and am eager to learn more.
Looking forward to learning from and contributing to this forum and meeting people at the Worlds next week.
Best,
Mark K
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ta0

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2019, 10:21:24 AM »

Welcome to the hobby and the forum, Mark!

How did you start with beigoma? Are/were you in Japan?
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Jeremy McCreary

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2019, 11:02:44 AM »

Welcome aboard!
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butterfingers

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2019, 11:40:38 AM »

Welcome to the neighborhood. It sounds like you're off to a great start.
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Mark K

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2019, 01:18:16 PM »

I've collected Japanese soft vinyl toys for years and one day saw a beigoma with the kanji for "Godzilla."
That was the start of the slippery slope
I live in Cleveland, OH. Visited Japan twice for toys.  Next time will be for tops. 
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Jack

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2019, 01:43:57 PM »

welcome home sir @-@
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the Earl of Whirl

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2019, 05:22:20 PM »

Welcome Mark K.  So, are you thinking about stopping over at the Rennaisance Hotel?
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Re: Introduction
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2019, 07:55:21 PM »

Hello
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cecil

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2019, 08:13:33 PM »

Welcome Mark. I’m trying to get members to try this top. l’ts pure fun.
https://youtu.be/tOuUSFvIY9g
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Mark K

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2019, 01:42:47 PM »

The Tuolo looks like fun.
I will be at the Worlds as a spectator.

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Re: Introduction
« Reply #10 on: August 04, 2019, 07:51:14 PM »

Welcome!
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