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  • Fire Art
    Club Member
    • Jan 2018
    • 988
    • Jackson hole Wyoming

    New member vanish

    Where O where do they go!!! I’m sure glad I didn’t go there
  • Steve B
    Club Member
    • Jun 2016
    • 3072
    • Rockland county New York
    • Lonestar Grillz 24x36 offset smoker, grill, w/ main chamber charcoal grate and 3 tel-tru thermometers - left, right and center
      Yoke Up custom charcoal basket and a Grill Wraps cover.

      22.5 copper kettle w/ SnS, DnG, BBQ vortex, gasket and stainless steel hinge kit.

      Napoleon gas grill (soon to go bye bye) rotting out.

      1 maverick et-733 digital thermometer - black
      1 maverick et-733 - gray
      1 new standard grilling remote digital thermometer
      1 thermoworks thermopen mk4 - red
      1 thermoworks thermopop - red

      Pre Miala flavor injector
      taylor digital scale
      TSM meat grinder
      chefs choice food slicer
      cuisinhart food processor
      food saver vacuum sealer
      TSM harvest food dehydrator

    #2
    Whoohoo you're whole again. And right sided up.

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    • Mr. Bones
      Charter Member
      • Sep 2016
      • 9750
      • Kansas Territory
      • Grills / Smokers
        *********************************************

        Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
        Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
        Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
        Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
        Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
        Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
        Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
        Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
        Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
        Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
        Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

        Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
        Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
        Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

        Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
        Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
        Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
        Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
        Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
        Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
        (Lime Green)
        Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
        Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



        Thermometers:
        *********************************************
        Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
        Maverick ET-732, (Black)
        Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
        ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
        Blue ThermaPen Mk4
        Orange Thermapen Mk4
        Pink Thermapen Mk4
        ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
        ThermoWorks Smoke
        ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
        4 Pro Series cable extensions
        Smoke Gateway

        Accessories:
        *********************************************
        2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
        BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
        Warming shelf
        MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
        Backyard Grill marinade injector
        Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
        Bear Paws
        Meat Rakes
        BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



        Cookware:
        Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
        G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
        '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
        60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
        50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
        Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
        Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

        Cutlery, etc.:
        Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
        Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
        Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
        Multiple steels, from all over the planet
        Crock sticks
        Diamond stones, various
        Lansky Sharpening System

        Tableware
        Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
        Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
        Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

      #3
      Welcome back, Brother!

      So Good to see yerself, an Kitty, all upright!!!!

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      • HawkerXP
        Club Member
        • Jul 2016
        • 5964
        • Virginia
        • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
          Thermopops
          Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
          Slo n Sear
          Cold beer

        #4
        I believe Fire Art means new members to the Pit. They come in all on fire with lots of questions and then...……….disappear.

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        • Nate
          Banned Former Member
          • Apr 2015
          • 3808
          • Quarantined

          #5
          Originally posted by HawkerXP View Post
          I believe Fire Art means new members to the Pit. They come in all on fire with lots of questions and then...……….disappear.


          Or they have too hard of a time trying to figure out what posts titles like this one are about and just give up....

          Or figure out we are not their citizens....

          or....


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          • JCGrill
            Club Member
            • Mar 2017
            • 1800
            • Minneapolis / St Paul burbs
            • Charcoal - 22" Weber Kettle
              Gas - Saber
              Smoker - Green Mountain Daniel Boone
              Portable - Charbroil Tabletop Propane Grill

            #6
            Shiny object.

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            • Nate
              Nate commented
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              Squirrel!

            • EdF
              EdF commented
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              Squirrel and Moose - must kill!
          • Bogy
            Club Member
            • Mar 2016
            • 625
            • North Central Iowa
            • Blaz'n Grill Works Grid Iron
              Weber Genesis E-310
              Original Grilla
              Smokey Joe® Charcoal Grill 14"
              Thermoworks ThermoPop
              Thermoworks Thermapen Mk4
              Thermoworks Smoke Thermometer with gateway
              2 iGrillminis - from before they were Weber.

            #7
            There are those who come in with some specific questions, "What XXXXX should I buy?" or "Now that I bought my XXXXX how long do I cook XXXX and at what temp?" After they get those specific questions answered, they move on.

            Or, there are those like me, who join, are intimidated by all the people who know so much, and don't feel comfortable asking dumb questions. Fortunately, I have found that the regulars here are pretty forgiving of dumb questions, even the ones they have heard 497 times before, and will, for the most part, patiently answer those questions. But it took me several years to make my first post. Since then I made a couple more. Although my post count has slowed down lately, because for me, life is a little slower in the summer months, and gets more hectic as we get into fall. But I don't plan on disappearing.

            Because some of us find this to be a very welcoming community. Probably hard for some to understand why everyone doesn't want to be a regular part of the community. Which takes me back to the comment about being intimidated by all the people who already are regulars, and those who are new can feel like they are butting in to an exclusive club. An exclusive club with inside jokes, unfamiliar terms, and post counts that make it clear who the "experts" are.

            Dang, this sounds all too familiar. Sounds like what I deal with "at work." We call it "losing them out the back door." This site needs repeat members, retention is important. So, an important question is, do the people who we only see for a brief time renew, so they can come back when they have another question, or are we losing them completely. Not everyone lives, breathes and eats BBQ (I know, it's hard to believe, especially the last one), like some of us. Not everyone has a grill or smoker going a minimum of 5 times a week, if not multiple cookers and/or times in a day. Which is why you can buy barely used grills and smokers on Craigslist. And for me, now that I have found this group, and even feel a part of it, miss it if I don't check in a couple of times a day, even to talk about something that hasn't got a thing to do with cooking. Because a long time ago I got tired of going to forums where the purpose was arguing and flaming. I don't need that in my life. So, I guess you're stuck with me here.

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            • Bogy
              Bogy commented
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              FireMan Well, guess it's time for me to disappear!

            • FireMan
              FireMan commented
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              Don’t even think about it.

            • Bogy
              Bogy commented
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              And that's why I keep coming back.
          • Donw
            Club Member
            • Jul 2017
            • 3309

            #8
            Some of them might be like me. I introduced myself, asked a couple of simple questions, and then lurked for months just absorbing the knowledge in the posts and trying things out for myself. Once I felt I had some level of experience that might help someone else or contribute, then I started posting more.

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            • radshop
              Charter Member
              • Mar 2015
              • 476
              • Orange County CA
              • Lone Star Grillz 20x36 offset
                Weber 26" kettle
                PK Classic
                Weber Genesis gas grill
                Lodge Sportsman Grill
                Weber Smokey Joe Silver
                Smoke Hollow 44 gas smoker
                Cheapo Brinkmann charcoal smoker with DIY propane conversion

              #9
              I’m sure there are lots of scenarios. In my case, I was an early member of the site but barely active at all in the pit for a couple years. I was using the techniques & recipes, and sometimes lurking in the Pit, but didn’t feel compelled to participate much. Now I’m active in flurries, then disappear when I’m busy.

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              • Ahumadora
                Ahumadora commented
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                Sounds about the same as me.

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