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Am I the only one who does this? I'd guess no.

cazzycazzy Posts: 7,534
edited August 2012 in EggHead Forum
While in the kitchen, I often catch myself glancing in the backyard to make sure my eggs are still there.  Here is what I think is hilarious about this:

  • I never check on my car which is obviously way more valuable
  • My backyard is secured
  • The eggs are in a big ol' table.  Sure they could leave the eggs, but I'm making sure it's all still there.
Ok, who else is doing this?  Be honest! :P

Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ...
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  • brianwdmnbrianwdmn Posts: 359
    +1
    Marietta, East Cobb, GA
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 13,810
    When I first got my egg, I did the same.  Was even thinking about chaining my egg table to the back porch.  It has big 5" casters.

    I didn't because the egg and table weigh about 400 pounds and they'd have to go down 4 steps, then through perpetually wet grass until they get to a trench (now a moat), then through a gate then passed a gauntlet of neighbor's yard filled with ferocious barking misfit dogs, past at least 4 cameras and 4 motion-sensing flood lights.

    Come to think of it, that sounds too easy.  I'm chaining it up as soon as I get home....
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  • lensegglensegg Posts: 34
    My wife is hysterical. About 10 minutes ago she caught me standing in front of my sliding glass door looking at my egg. At least she now knows I'm not alone. Thank you!!!
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    aaaaaaaand... 'no'
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,534
    edited August 2012

    then passed a gauntlet of neighbor's yard filled with ferocious barking misfit dogs


    =))
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ...
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  • lilwootylilwooty Posts: 210
    Nope...I'm pretty sure at some point I would have heard the crane lifting my setup out of the patio.

    Living Large and XL

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  • misumisu Posts: 213
    I have a security camera pointed at them all the time :)
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 6,677
    aaaaaaaand... 'no'
    +1 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • Never thought of it, my dad asked me if I was worried someone would steal, I laughed and said well I guess someone could but I don't think many know what it is! Maybe I am too trusting!
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,126
    NFW-
    Louisville
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  • No worries here
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,534
    edited August 2012
    Never thought of it, my dad asked me if I was worried someone would steal, I laughed and said well I guess someone could but I don't think many know what it is! Maybe I am too trusting!
    Reminds of my wife who grew up in the country and was accustomed to leaving the keys in the ignition and the house unlocked.  
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ...
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    when i was 21 or so, i drove my new car to Vt for the weekend (we had a place up there).  so damn cold out, i left it running in the parking lot while i did food shopping.  came out, hopped in, and drove away.  nice warm car, still there when we got outside.
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • BayaradBayarad Posts: 281
    Good insurance equals no worried!
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  • Put this over it and you'll be fine.

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  • newegg13newegg13 Posts: 231
    Put this over it and you'll be fine.

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  • newegg13newegg13 Posts: 231
    Right after I got mine, a friend told me to keep an eye on it because he had his stolen.  Now I'm ruined, but at least I have someone to blame it on.
    Amateur Egger; professional rodeo clown. Birmingham, AL
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  • I do. But not worrying it's stolen, no one even knows what it is. But I just go outside ever now and then and look at it. Wife already knows I'm nuts about it.


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  • AdamdAdamd Posts: 160
    My wife is hysterical. About 10 minutes ago she caught me standing in front of my sliding glass door looking at my egg. At least she now knows I'm not alone. Thank you!!!
    I do this hahahaha. Kind of sad, but just fun to look at :D
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  • I talk to my eggs. When I cook on the XL I tell the large it is his big brothers turn and he can play next time.



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  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 1,824
    No issues here.. these 2 are pretty protective of the egg. 60lbs of muscle and slobber lol.
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  • OnegrecookOnegrecook Posts: 121
    edited August 2012
    Too funny! I'm always outside messing with it. I do this with all new toys though. I'm sure it will wear off at some point. I've only had mine for a month and a half.
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  • I jus walk by mine occasionally and check to see if they are cooking without me...

    Rockwall Texas, just east of Dallas where the humidity and heat meet! Life is too short to get caught in the fast lane behind somebody slow!

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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,534

    I jus walk by mine occasionally and check to see if they are cooking without me...

    Lolz

    It's safe to say that I'm not alone. :D

    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ...
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  • BGElovrBGElovr Posts: 83
    I'm in an apartment on the ground floor and for two years now, no one has bothered either one of my eggs. I actually have to look at them if I glance out the doors towards the patio. So far, so good. Maybe I've just been lucky
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  • setdahooksetdahook Posts: 135
    My little buddy only asks for a little steak once in awhile and bones from the butcher and in return hes got me covered.
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  • When not fired, mine stays in the garage with my vehicles, I started this when we had a bear come through and terrorize the neighbors last year.  All I could think about was the egg going over and being in pieces when I came out one morning.  So I made a spot in front of my truck :)

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