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Serious question. Has the BGE's been linked to sickness or fevers?

firebikefirebike Posts: 15
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum
I think I caught some thing with my new medium. It made me buy a mini for the camper. Now I am wondering what is going to happen next. Thankfully I haven't caught the "buying pallets of lump" fever yet, though I feel it is coming on.

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  • You're fine until your symptoms include empty wallets and/or spousal separation agreements. One may actually lead to the next, but in either order. At that point, immediate admission to the Eggtensive Care Unit may be necessary.
  • rsmith193rsmith193 Posts: 219
    As the owner of an XL, 2 large, and a small egg with a mini and another xl in the near future, it isn't a fever. It's an addiction!!!!!!!!! there is only one cure for it, an understanding family that likes to eat.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,713
    You're stimulating the economy.  Take out two new credit cards and call me in the morning.
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,552
    I've got a fever. I've got a fever and the only cure is more Egg stuff. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • Yep you caught it and it isn't curable...Just go with the flow :D
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 3,984
    In my best zombie voice,    lump....lump....lump....
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    2816 x 2112 - 1M
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,713
    I've got a fever. I've got a fever and the only cure is more Egg stuff. 
    I tried more cowbell, but it didn't make my belly stick out enough.  So I got the egg.  's'all good.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 791
    You can never have enough cowbell.
    *******
    Owner of a large and a beloved mini in Philadelphia
  • AdamdAdamd Posts: 160
    While I understand why people buy more then one egg, I don't understand why people buy so many bags of lump. I buy 1 or 2 bags when on sale and when I am getting low I just go get more. I also would have no where to store that much.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,713

    Adamd said:
    While I understand why people buy more then one egg, I don't understand why people buy so many bags of lump. I buy 1 or 2 bags when on sale and when I am getting low I just go get more. I also would have no where to store that much.
    It makes people happy.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • Many stores up here in the north stop carrying lump after Labor Day so just like a squirrel who stores nuts for the winter, Eggheads store lump.

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    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,713

    Many stores up here in the north stop carrying lump after Labor Day so just like a squirrel who stores nuts for the winter, Eggheads store lump.
    I've head about that.  I guess it just doesn't sell, and it's on the seasonal chopping block for Halloween, Christmas and Easter retail space.   Only eggs really work well in the winter, or at least they have the only owners crazy enough to venture out into the cold to BBQ.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • firebike said:
    I think I caught some thing with my new medium. It made me buy a mini for the camper. Now I am wondering what is going to happen next. Thankfully I haven't caught the "buying pallets of lump" fever yet, though I feel it is coming on.
    I think that sickness is getting me. I have a large and a small and thinking about buying an XL just because I want a larger egg.
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  • LDRLDR Posts: 172
    Gotta admit to the same "problem" here.  I'm picking up a large BGE demo at the Plano Eggfest in a few weeks - my first egg - and I think I've already decided to buy myself a small for Christmas.
  • I've got a fever. I've got a fever and the only cure is more Egg stuff. 
    That's weird? I've got a fever too and the only prescription is MORE COWBELL! I gotta have more cowbell! :)
  • Don't forget to check the forum several times per day. Preferably while on the crapper. Nobody can bother you there.

    Oh, and the pallets of lump, it saves me money...to buy another egg, which in turn will require more lump. Vicious cycle.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • DonWWDonWW Posts: 258
    jlsm said:
    You can never have enough cowbell.
    Genius!

    Doc, would be very interested in the time to deplete that mountain.
    XL BGE.  Dallas, Texas.
  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 982
    I keep around 400 pounds on hand at all times but it is made up of many different types, each of which adds more or less smoke to my cooks.  Halls Hill (hickory and Pecan), RO/BGE, Dragon Breath, Weekend Warrior, Humphreys, etc.  Each of these charcoals impart a different taste to chicken, beef, pork, and fish.  I love just trying each type on each recipe and find the combination I like best.

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 6,013
    Many stores up here in the north stop carrying lump after Labor Day so just like a squirrel who stores nuts for the winter, Eggheads store lump.
    @Fred19Flintstone, (may be different in Michigan) I noticed my local Canadian Tire Store removed all the seasonal BBq stuff, now its Hallowistmas time. Checking on-line, the store still had stock of 8Kg bags of RO for $12.97. Asked at the service desk and they brought 4 bags out for me. Told me there was at least 30 left in the "back", Check with your local store to see if they still have it, just not on display. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 12,177
    Hallowistmas...like it. I guess the retailers skip Thanksgiving.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 12,177
    Do you save a lot of $ buying lump by bulk?

    < class="Quote" rel="c">Don't forget to check the forum several times per day. Preferably while on the crapper. Nobody can bother you there.

    Oh, and the pallets of lump, it saves me money...to buy another egg, which in turn will require more lump. Vicious cycle.

    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 6,013
    henapple said:
    Hallowistmas...like it. I guess the retailers skip Thanksgiving.
    Canadian, so yes as Thanksgiving is over, same as Columbus Day....
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 824
    I have an XL, Mini, and am picking up a well-priced Large tomorrow.  $699 including Nest
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    XL 6/06, Mini 6/12, L 10/12
    Tampa Bay, FL
  • @henapple I do save money by buying in bulk. I use Humphrey Lump Charcoal. For 1 pallet of 30 20lb bags I paid the same cost per pound as royal oak. For 2 pallets I got an additional discount and paid about $.50/lb less than Royal Oak. I would save more if I didn't have to pay shipping. The plant is in PA where I live. If I drove on my own to pick it up I would pay $10/ 20lb bag. With shipping I pay $14/ 20lb bag. The plant is too far to justify the drive with today's fuel cost. I'd break even on driving vs having it shipped to a local hub.

    For the record, I love Humphrey. All pieces are nice and big with very little dust.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • Many stores up here in the north stop carrying lump after Labor Day so just like a squirrel who stores nuts for the winter, Eggheads store lump.
    @Fred19Flintstone, (may be different in Michigan) I noticed my local Canadian Tire Store removed all the seasonal BBq stuff, now its Hallowistmas time. Checking on-line, the store still had stock of 8Kg bags of RO for $12.97. Asked at the service desk and they brought 4 bags out for me. Told me there was at least 30 left in the "back", Check with your local store to see if they still have it, just not on display. 
    Shhhhh!  Don't tell Wilma, but I found a store that carries lump year-round.  They supply a local restaurant so I kind of horn in on their supplier!  I hoard a little because it's a habit from when I cooked on my Weber kettle.  I had to stock up on Kingsford because that's not easy to find in January.

    ........................................................................................

    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,713
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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