Yep, the date is set for this summer's most epic collection of cooked meats, lawn games, and fireworks. The 10th annual TR BBQ is coming to the shores of Lake Michigan on August 17.
This event began as a group of TR forum members getting together, but it has grown into a time-honored tradition. I plan to be there again this year, and I'll be working to convince the rest of the TR staff to attend.
You, my friend, should make plans to attend, as well.
This image of Captain Ned wielding his potato cannon should be all the convincing anyone could need:
These things happen at the BBQ, along with computer hardware giveaways, a swap meet for computer parts, and a microbrew tasting session led informally but consistently by our forum master, JBI. You can read my write-up from last year to learn more. The event is family-friendly, and all are welcome.
To find out more about the location and to RSVP, head to this forum thread. You can ask questions and get help with travel arrangements and such in there.
If you've been thinking about attending for several years, this is the year to do it.
The best reason to come is to meet the people. However, I know some folks require additional incentives. If it looks like we're getting a good response in the forum thread, I'll be sure to bring lots loot to give away. Our sponsors have been generous in recent years. I may even load up a van load full of old Damage Labs test hardware and just back it up to the event and hand it all out.
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