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Just Curious.....What is the significance of, or why did you choose the "handle" that you have?

BGElovrBGElovr Posts: 83
edited March 2012 in EggHead Forum

BGElovr = :x  my Big Green Egg.




  • tnbarbqtnbarbq Posts: 248
    I love bbq, judge competitions sometimes and have been called a bbq snob.  Plus I live in TN. So there ya go.
    Mid TN. Hangin' in the 'Boro. MIM Judge
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,876
    Same as my email. It's my first name and half of my last.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,951
    I would like to invoke the 5th Amendment.

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • It goes back to the C.B. radio days.
    Mudpuppy45 (Ten Miles North of the Gulf in Alabama) Large BGE
  • FliehighFliehigh Posts: 76
    Long story from my Youth. :-)
  • Worked for a railroad and I'm retired.
    Everyday is Saturday and tomorrow is always Sunday.
  • A few yrs back on the "other forum" there was a big dust-up and a somewhat celebity cook chimed in on someones opinion, which wasn't wrong. He was WAY out of line and I mentioned that I'd doubt BGE would be happy with his comments since he also represented them. His response and explanation could not have been more backwards and a$inine. At the time you could sign on under temp names as many did when things hit the fan. I signed on to his reply as Imstilllaughingatyourresponse and he stopped. So I shortened it to use on this forum.
  • eggoeggo Posts: 479
    Seemed appropriate for this forum. No story behind it..

    Eggo in N. MS
  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102
    Mine is a nickname given to me by a friend's dad when I was about 13
    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,707
    caz are my initials and I added zy for gangster and sex appeal! :-\"
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,475
    I am a long time bow hunter and my wife got me the BOWHUNR plates for my truck in 1998.  I've had them ever since.


    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    The black one.....not looking so Mighty here...
  • burr_baby33burr_baby33 Posts: 503
    Nick name from high school days, 55 years ago.
  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    This is a 20 year old handle that has seen a few forums and IM systems in it's day. 
    It was my HS nickname (and favorite WB character), and my pet's name at the time.  
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
  • It's short for the name of my blog, Necessary Indulgences.   I used to be "Kris in FL" years ago on the other forum.
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences -
    You can find me on Facebook & Instagram, too! 
  • DOCEDDOCED Posts: 69
    I am not very creative so use my profession and first name . Have used it on fishing websites (used to tournament fish) and on Gaelic speaking websites. Truthfully, I don't want to have to remember more than one, need the memory space for other things!
  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652

    At the time I came up with that handle I had a R2-D2 cooler, 2 Eggs (XL & Small), and a desire to produce some BBQ.

    Last year I was lucky to win the Mini at an Eggfest but I'm not changing my handle now.

    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,178
    One of my buddies is an amazing golfer, and I used to caddy for him. He called me Chubbs and I believe it was a dumb movie reference (Happy Gilmore)
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • waeggerwaegger Posts: 68
    I live in washington st.    WA egger
    marysville,wa. mini & large.
  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    I like boats.
    Cookin in Texas
  • JayHawkEyeJayHawkEye Posts: 195
    Originally from Kansas, now living in Iowa.
    "Take yourself lightly, but what you do seriously." - M. Martin XL BGE - Johnston, IA
  • "The Old North State" is the official song of the great state of North Carolina, where BBQ is considered a religion.  I proudly use its name in my handle. 

     "Where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great, Here's to "Down Home," the Old North State!"

    Med & XL

  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 2,234
    BYS = my initials
    1981 = year I was born

    It is also my twitter handle.
  • pezking7ppezking7p Posts: 132
    Originally from Kansas, now living in Iowa.
    Graduated from Iowa State, I'm afraid we can't be friends if you're putting hawkeye in your name.  :P

    My handle is from a band I really liked about 15 years ago.  I've been using it since, though I don't associate the name with the band anymore. 
  • nemonemo Posts: 105
    A nickname given to me while in the Big Red One during the 60's.
    Fairview, Texas
  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,815
    edited March 2012
    It was my handle on a cigar forum I used to hand out on.  Seemed like it would work on this forum too.
    Packerland, Wisconsin

  • hogsfanhogsfan Posts: 128
    I'm a huge fan of LSU. 

    Just kidding. Go Hogs!
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,894

    What I am called by most.


    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • It's what my mom gave me
  • Being a carrer F.F and I used to use a 500,000 BTU weed burner to start my Weber, Thought it would be appropriate. And I also want to name my dream resturant someday that name.
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