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Completing my initiation

FSM-MeatballFSM-Meatball Posts: 215
edited 6:47PM in EggHead Forum
After cooking some sliders, I was sitting at the table and the family asks "why do you have sawdust in your hair?". When I looked in the mirror, it wasn't sawdust, I had singed my hair and eyebrows while fiddling with the grate on the egg at 500+ degrees.

I hope that completes my initiation into the club.


  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,584

    No you need and at least one bare arm and complete eyebrow one to be fully indentured :laugh:



    Caledon, ON


  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,974
    Welcome to the burn ward. If you sport a beard or moustach you get to go to the head of the class. Welcome to the Clan.
  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,974
    Did you get my email the other day ref pictures?
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,584

    No offence intended



    Caledon, ON


  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,171
    The only thing you have left to do is mail your check to the treasurer for your semi-annual dues.

    Do you need my address?
  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,974
    no offense intended, just trying to clean up my act! Constructive comments are appreciated. Negative comments offline. LOL
  • WWSisWWSis Posts: 1,448
    :silly: Yup, that'll do it! I remember getting all nervous once (note the word once, i learned my lesson) about my temp raging; I shut 'er down and...well...let's just say I forgot to consider the air flow effect...."WHOOM!!" David was inside and he heard it - said it sounded like I blew up the side of the house! :whistle: :silly: :woohoo: love that smell of burnt hair! :blink: :sick:
  • fire eggerfire egger Posts: 1,124
    :laugh: :woohoo: BTDT :laugh: :woohoo:
  • fire eggerfire egger Posts: 1,124
    :laugh: :laugh: It's all explained very carefully in the contract!!! Welcome!!!
  • BotchBotch Posts: 3,647
    I lost the hair on my right hand and forearm with the first ribeye.
    Gloves are Good! :laugh:
    Live fast, die young, and leave a well-marbled corpse.  
    Ogden, Utard.  
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    :laugh: :laugh: been there done that. :)
  • MudholeMudhole Posts: 26
    I did for the first time about 2 weeks ago, I was searing flank steaks. Lesson learned......
  • dugdbugdugdbug Posts: 244
    It really doesn't hurt but it sounds, looks and smells dangerous when it happens :laugh:
  • :ermm: Hate to say this, but don't eggspect it to be your "last time" :whistle:
  • Reading this is a relief.

    I just bought my egg Saturday, and noticed after my first cook that I had singed all of the hair off my right hand.

    To even things out, I cooked with my left hand on Sunday.
  • srq2625srq2625 Posts: 262
    I forgot about what happens when one isn't careful opening a very hot egg - the unburned fuel kinda "whoomp" ... can you say flashback.

    Burned the hair off my left arm from my wrist to about 1/2 to my elbow.

    Then, not five mintues later, I wasn't paying attention and pressed the inside of my right forearm against the dome - the next day I had a wonderful honeycomb pattern stenciled onto my forearm. That hurt!
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