i have read the post about the rods. but my questions this . where exactly does the rod light up on the pole . and are these the ones i have seen that runon aa or somthing like 3 of them. i seen some guys useing some glow sticks one night . not sure by what brand . and it looked like the bottom half were glowing like a blue color. andi remeber thining man what a bad place to use the lights. and i just about bought a berkly the other day until i thought of that night . is that how the berkly light up????