TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

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Who is The Most Worthy?

Poll ended at Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:35 pm

Forge - For risking a lifetime forum ban by giving Damage bunny ears in the group photo
8
15%
Mrs. Shoes - For being Ellie's buddy all day and basically making it possible for her and Mrs. Fish to attend
10
19%
Colt - For this photo
3
6%
ClickClick5 - For riding 2,429 miles round trip on a crotch rocket to attend
13
25%
Sheldomaus - For his "my fingers smell funny!" outburst and raw unrestrained excitment over owning so much lube
3
6%
Mrs. Frobozz - For letting Stiffie beat her at bean bags leading the way for him to become the Golden Cupcake
2
4%
Damage - For knocking off Skuzzy's head, botching the give away numbers, and deadpanning, "I haven't gotten that old yet" in response to Ned's, "Sometimes the spud just doesn't want to cooperate."
7
13%
thegleek - For almost turning a paper lantern into a submarine and demonstrably incredible situational awareness
6
12%
 
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:56 am

idchafee wrote:
just brew it! wrote:And Illinois too, unless you're within about a 40 mile radius of Chicago.

I think Illinois has more soybeans than Nebraska or Iowa.

Yeah, true. OK, so it's corn, soybeans, corn, cow, corn, soybeans, cow, corn, etc. instead of just corn and cows. :wink:
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:57 am

Forge wrote:Also, my wife just reheated the first half of my travelling bag of ribs, and my daughter very nearly literally fought me for the last ones. ZGirl, how much for the recipe/prep instructions? She'll pay!


Oooo, It is a secret family recipe. I only trade it for other recipes of value. It is how I got Mrs. Shoes baked bean recipe. I may consider it then.

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ClickClick5's epic bike ride!


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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:04 pm

idchafee wrote:
just brew it! wrote:And Illinois too, unless you're within about a 40 mile radius of Chicago.


I think Illinois has more soybeans than Nebraska or Iowa.

Ohio seemed to be 60/40 corn/soybeans, at least on the Turnpike.
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:18 pm

zgirl wrote:It is how I got Mrs. Shoes baked bean recipe.

One of the things I need to acquire next year. Looks like I'll be teaching a potato cannon construction course in payment for the recipe.

For those so interested, these were my sources:

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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:25 pm

I'm going to start the poll for the Wasson Cup tonight so get your last minute nominations in soon!
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:36 pm

drfish wrote:I'm going to start the poll for the Wasson Cup tonight so get your last minute nominations in soon!

2400+ miles on a crotch rocket isn't likely to be topped by anything we saw there, Gleek's failings included.
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 3:47 pm

Fish, did I leave that stupid green raft there? After I dragged the damn thing up those 943 stairs??
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 3:49 pm

I want to nominate Gleek almost diving into the lake trying to will his lantern to rise (if not already nominated)
Also want to nominate SHOES laptop/fireworks combo.
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:39 pm

idchafee wrote:Fish, did I leave that stupid green raft there? After I dragged the damn thing up those 943 stairs??

Last I saw it Sunday AM it was on the ground behind the deck. Oh, and it's 27 steps. Counting stairs is one of my OCD "things"; helps me not to miss the last one in the dark.
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:47 pm

It's there, I dragged it up front and put some of your girls' clothes on it as well as a sparkly dolphin necklace thing. I forgot to move it further on Sunday but will get it all later this week.
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:20 pm

Captain Ned wrote:Counting stairs is one of my OCD "things"

My wife does that too. And railroad cars when stuck waiting at railroad crossings. And probably a bunch of other things I'm not even aware of.
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:22 pm

Captain Ned wrote:Looks like I'll be teaching a potato cannon construction course in payment for the recipe.


Ned: "Sometimes the spud just doesn't want to cooperate."
Damage: "I haven't gotten that old yet."

I lost my **** for more than a minute.
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:53 pm

eitje wrote:
Captain Ned wrote:Looks like I'll be teaching a potato cannon construction course in payment for the recipe.


Ned: "Sometimes the spud just doesn't want to cooperate."
Damage: "I haven't gotten that old yet."

I lost my **** for more than a minute.


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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:03 pm

Oh yeah, how could I forget that?!?! Super epic. :lol:
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:10 pm

I nominate Damage/Inkling for the "random numbers" incident. I got screwed!!!! :evil:
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:14 pm

BerserkBen wrote:I nominate Damage/Inkling for the "random numbers" incident. I got screwed!!!! :evil:


You were so close that time...maybe you can try your luck and the drawing on the front page! 8)
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:27 pm

Poll updated with Wasson Cup choices. Will run for 6 days. :o
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:34 pm

drfish wrote:Poll updated with Wasson Cup choices. Will run for 6 days. :o


Ha, it let me vote twice!
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:38 pm

For such a huge gathering, do we have more pictures? :P
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Wed Aug 21, 2013 5:58 am

I decided to allow three choices. Looks like we have a bit of a run away already though. :lol:
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:26 am

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zgirl wrote:It is how I got Mrs. Shoes baked bean recipe.

Looks like I'll be teaching a potato cannon construction course in payment for the recipe.


One would be presuming that I want to build a potato cannon. I might have a thing for flame throwers(not really), but I really do not need a potato cannon.
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:42 am

...I'm just going to put this right here... :wink:

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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:30 am

just brew it! wrote:
ClickClick5 wrote:This just in: Nebraska has corn. With a few dispersed cows...followed by corn once more. Then corn again.

IOW... just like Iowa. And Illinois too, unless you're within about a 40 mile radius of Chicago.

curryspices wrote:I haven't run this by Dr.fish yet but we have a tent and as long as we get the same ribs and homey breakfast I'm down. I am so thankful to have a nice getaway with lovely people and great food. Really had a great time 8) .

Yup, tent in the back yard worked fantastic this year. Great weather for it. If you tent next year, just make sure you pitch yours far enough from mine that my snoring won't keep you awake all night! :lol:

No need to worry about snoring, used to it from Gleek....
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:27 pm

Flying Fox wrote:For such a huge gathering, do we have more pictures? :P


I didn't take as many pics this year, but we have a lot more video this year :)

Livestream link, now archived.
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High-speed video of baggo competition
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Random group video around lunchtime.
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Damage and Inkling deciding that our system of counting should be based on the "bakers dozen" principal and include lots of 13.
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More random video and gerbils mingling
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B01YMXR ... sp=sharing

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Random slow-mo with multiple bean bags in flight.
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:56 pm

Thanks for the nomination. I had a great day and was proud to be part of so many firsts for Ellie!
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:26 am

One more slot open in the BBQ Fantasy league. Anyone like fantasy football that showed up to the BBQ?
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:26 am

Why does one of the best days of the year need to be followed so closely by one of the worst? Yesterday I said goodbye to the last of my leftover ribs. :(

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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:33 am

FroBozz_Inc wrote:One more slot open in the BBQ Fantasy league. Anyone like fantasy football that showed up to the BBQ?


Did you invite Jr. Damage?
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:59 am

yeah, anyone who learned to throw beanbags by watching Dan Quisenberry pitch can't be all bad
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Re: TR BBQ ~X~ Official Thread

Postposted on Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:01 am

idchafee wrote:yeah, anyone who learned to throw beanbags by watching Dan Quisenberry pitch can't be all bad

I remember overhearing that conversation and chuckling.
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