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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:58 pm

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i'm in (with the wife too), reserve us a room at the Fish B&B! :)


Same Same :D
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:16 pm

I should be able to make it this year. If I have time, maybe I will even whip up an exclusive batch of TRBBQ homebrew.

Damn, I'd better start digging through the crawlspace for stuff for the swap-O-rama.
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:18 pm

just brew it! wrote:
Damn, I'd better start digging through the crawlspace for stuff for the swap-O-rama.

I'm hunting for Plex server gear this year. If anyone has a modern-ish core processor, or a really cheap Ryzen (so I can afford a transcoding GPU), I'm in.
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:28 pm

DragonDaddyBear wrote:
just brew it! wrote:
Damn, I'd better start digging through the crawlspace for stuff for the swap-O-rama.

I'm hunting for Plex server gear this year. If anyone has a modern-ish core processor, or a really cheap Ryzen (so I can afford a transcoding GPU), I'm in.

Heh... unfortunately most of the gear I bring isn't "modern-ish"... and most is closer to "Starfalcon fodder". Last year I think the most modern things I brought were a "new in box" AM3+ motherboard and some 802.11n USB WiFi adapters. Unloaded the WiFi adapters (and a few used but still functional HDDs), but got no takers on the motherboard. :wink:
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:29 pm

Woohoo! This was an awesome surprise to start the weekend, DragonDaddyBear was feeling extremely generous and PayPal'd me the funds to bring back a blast from the BBQ past. I guess he's really serious about making sure his kids have an awesome vacation. :o

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We had the bounce castle at BBQ XI, five years ago already if you can believe it. I'll be calling in to reserve it for this year on Monday.

Thanks a ton to DragonDaddyBear for bouncing the extra mile!
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:34 pm

Well, we know where Gleek will be.
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:37 pm

I'm happy to help. It's even more of an excuse for everyone to bring the kids and have a good time!
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:02 pm

Bounce castle is booked! :D
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:43 am

Can't wait. I have everything done: flight, airbnb, bribed my friend again to be chauffeur... See you guys in a couple months!
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:55 pm

Cant wait.. Highlight of the year as always!!
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:30 pm

August 10 sounds good and job situation is finally stable. Count me in.
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:47 am

First post updated with my take on the attendee list. Please let me know if you're in the wrong category or if you're not in one at all and need to be. :)

Also, with a fire and fireworks extremely unlikely again this year, I'm open to suggestions for how to keep the party going later into the evening. Or, you know, it could just be chill time, I'm fine with that too.
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:11 am

If you're looking for headcount. It's me plus my friend again as well. She had fun last year so it wasn't hard to talk her into going again.
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:18 am

Sweet! Updated, thanks!
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:53 pm

Taylor and I will be there again this year.

I will bring even more Sweetwater's Donut Holes. Seemed to be a hit last year.
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:31 pm

You missed me on the first page, will be there once again.
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:55 am

Upgraded from likely to confirmed. :)
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:25 am

My brother and I are always unconfirmed but likely.........we both started new jobs but looking forward to being there again this year.
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:14 am

"Mrs. Shoes bringing THE BEANS"

MMMMMM Beans! not "the beans", but "THE BEANS" :lol:
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:06 pm

We'll bring water in bulk. I'm sure it will be warmer than last year.
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:34 pm

Once again into the smoker my friend!!!
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:34 pm

zgirl - My daughter still waxes rhapsodical about the ribs I brought back last time, which considering her age and the number of years involved, is a pretty amazing endorsement.
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:15 pm

In attempts to fulfill one of Fish's desires, I've been trying to find thin-type glowsticks in a length between 2 inches (those failed miserably when we tried) and 8 inches (gets clogged in the cannon plumbing). I'm all ears for superior Google-fu, as everything I find in the 6 inch range be the fat ones with hooks, and unsuitable for potato insertion (from the potato's POV).
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:35 pm

It sounds like you need a potato sabot.
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:44 pm

JustAnEngineer wrote:
It sounds like you need a potato sabot.

The lip of the barrel is cut to form a knife-like edge (it's Sch 80 PVC), so no need for a sabot to ensure a proper seal. The glowsticks go in the aft end of the potato to give a streamer effect upon launch.

https://www.spudtech.com/detail.asp?id=35
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:12 pm

I suppose that if the glow-stick were mounted to the front side of the potato, it'd only be visible from the point of view of the target rather than the shooter. Hmmm.
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:21 pm

ooo bouncy castle

doh no more vacation left. I wish we would follow other common wealth countries when it comes to vacation time instead of our southern neighbour (no offense)
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:36 am

Bomber wrote:
We'll bring water in bulk. I'm sure it will be warmer than last year.


Add s'mores stuff to my list. Talked with my friend and she wants to add that too.
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:01 am

Captain Ned wrote:
In attempts to fulfill one of Fish's desires, I've been trying to find thin-type glowsticks in a length between 2 inches (those failed miserably when we tried) and 8 inches (gets clogged in the cannon plumbing). I'm all ears for superior Google-fu, as everything I find in the 6 inch range be the fat ones with hooks, and unsuitable for potato insertion (from the potato's POV).


What if we try a different direction?
 
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Re: TR BBQ XVI 8/10/19 - Official Thread

Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:19 pm

Forge wrote:
zgirl - My daughter still waxes rhapsodical about the ribs I brought back last time, which considering her age and the number of years involved, is a pretty amazing endorsement.


Tell me you're actually coming this time.

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