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Roll Call For Eggtoberfest 2012! Let's have a quick meet and greet too!!!

MunkyAngelMunkyAngel Posts: 11
edited October 2012 in EGGtoberfest
It would be nice if during Eggtoberfest 2012 this year that we all set a time and have us a meet and greet! Of course over the years the event has became large it is a lot harder to meet everyone from the forums. Plus, it would be nice to just get together for 20-30 just have some great fun! Finally put some faces to the names ya know? Who is in? 

LeeAnn


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  • Come on now! Don't be shy :p
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  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091

    Murky,

    There will be 20-30 of us who will have campers along the back straight away of the track. (over looking the Eggfest area) We will have parties Fri & Sat eve. Last year there were 75-100 people there each night...you and yours are invited to join us. Also we will be cooking as a group on Saturday...ask for the North Georgia Eggers contingent...  

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  • Awesome! I know we met some people last year up in that area. Looking forward to the day. This is our 4th Eggtoberfest and we are just soo excited I got tickets the last minute.
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  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091
    You are lucky to have gotten them...glad to have you join the party... B-)
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  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 989
    My wife and I are attending for the first time Friday and Saturday!  I can hardly wait!!!!!!

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

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  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091
    Stop by and say hello.... =D>
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  • First timers here too, actually up N Ga way.....looking forward to it
    Large Egg October 2011
    MiniMax December 2014
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  • rdmuddrdmudd Posts: 24
    First time for me and the wife from nc. Looking forward to it.
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  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091
    Stop by and say hello...seriously if you have never been to an Eggfest you just do not appreciate how kind & giving Eggers are. We will have 75-100 people out by the Trackside Terrace camping area on Friday & Saturday  night. We will all be eating, drinking, laughing and enjoying each others company. Last year one of my new Egger friends asked "do you know all of these people"? I replied "not before tonight"...so stop on by...bring a chair and your favorite libation..you can even bring something to cook...we will cook it for you if you like....hope to see y'all next week...
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  • HicHic Posts: 348
    Looking forward to Eggtoberfes this year.

    Large, medium, small and a mini. Egg'n, golfing, beer drinking, camping and following football and baseball.
    Atlanta NOTP suburbia.

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  • bookswbooksw Posts: 228
    We (me my husband and our 16 year old son) are coming to our first Eggtoberfest and can't wait! Looking forward to meeting some people and getting lots of new ideas for our beloved Egg!
    Charleston, SC
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  • rdmuddrdmudd Posts: 24
    What is on the menu for the meet and greet tonight. I have never been and just wondering what to expect.
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  • Finally Eggtoberfest is here! Sorry been very impatient this week. Can't wait to get out work and head up to Atlanta! Tomorrow I will become a new Egg owner and my husband and I have already decided what we are cooking Sunday when we get home. Pictures will be coming as proof! See you guys tomorrow! For anyone traveling, be safe!
    Beth Hardeeville, South Carolina
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  • cspearce2cspearce2 Posts: 107
    Us too. Picking up our egg tomorrow at the fest also. Can't wait! And cooking Sunday too.
    Kind Regards...Papa C
    Peachtree City, GA
    2-XLBG's E...Webber 22" kettle, Retired Gas Grill
    Roll Tide!!!
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  • We arrived in Atlanta yesterday, well be waiting in line for our new egg with you. If you have time to go to the Georgia Aquarium it was awesome until we came out and saw that someone tried to break into my truck while we were inside. Have fun just be careful where you park downtown.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,472
    damn miscreants!
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    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • Thats probably the nicest way to put it. Luckily they got away empty handed. All things considered it could have been alot worse. I'm not going to let it ruin a good weekend at the speedway.
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  • Just arrived in town from Indy!!
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  • We're on our way. Just driving along on Interstate 16 thinking, are we there yet? No... How about are we there yet now? Sorry childlike comments. =))
    Beth Hardeeville, South Carolina
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  • vettmanvettman Posts: 20
    We have arrived from MS. Fix in to settle after the drive and have many EggDreams! See ya tomorrow gang. Oh and thanks in advance to all the cooks.
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  • We are here! Not too bad of a drive. Time for some sleep. See you guys tomorrow!
    Beth Hardeeville, South Carolina
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  • We are local and will be leaving in the am to come down. Can't wait to meet many of you!! LeeAnn
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  • We are here and can't wait to meet all of you and learning today.
    Lets keep the beer cold and the eggs burning!
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  • Do they give out a schedule?
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  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091
    Nice to meet Beth and a few others who stopped by and introduced themselves...I hope y'all got some of my cookies...we had a great time cooking ...hope y'all had a great time eating... :+))
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  • bookswbooksw Posts: 228
    We had a great time eating!!!  I was so excited to get home and start cooking- I cooked all day.  My family loves that!  I started out smoking fish, then I  grilled some lamb chops and pineapple and I made some turkey/feta/Annie'sGoddess meatballs.  The day was so beautiful yesterday.  I imagine most Eggtoberfests are not that warm and sunny- which is probably why they ran out of drinks early.  Thanks for cooking!!!
    Charleston, SC
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  • Thanks for cooking everyone!  My son and I are going to cook next years I think!  Any advice on how much meat (how many lbs) to plan on serving?

    Looked like there were more attendees and fewer cooks this year than last.  Did anyone else think so?

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  • Hey Kim it was nice to meet you also. The cookies were great! I did some toll house last night but don't think I took a picture but there are a couple left. I'll try and take a picture and post. I did over cook them but they were still edible. Oh well, can't perfect it without practice! :)
    Beth Hardeeville, South Carolina
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  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091

    beth,

     

    Cookie practice is fun..... :+))

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  • vidalia1vidalia1 Posts: 7,091

    dsl,

     

    The folks from the Mothership said it was about the same as last year...3200-3500 attendees with 250-300 cooks...that is about where they want to keep the attendance...

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