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Must be an inside joke...

OK, I've read the threads, see it mentioned in countless other threads, and I don't get it...

I don't want this to turn into another "Mangrates" thread, but what the heck is everyone talking about?  I understand what the PRODUCT is, but there seems to be some inside joke that I am missing...
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,472

    This is about the story (not the product so much).This is where a lot of us have way to  much time on our hands and nothing cooking on any of the Eggs at the moment.

    Just 90% fun and 5% product and 74% goofy.

    That is my "mangrate" on it anyway :-?

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

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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    I think your 'product' percentage is a little too high.
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,472
    @ptmurphy sorry but all is lost. This is going to be a mangrate thread :-t
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 6,892
    I believe this is the discussion that started it all:


    It started out innocent enough...someone just asked if anyone used them, but then it spiraled into a full-fledged infomercial about mangrates.  


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

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  • So I'm thinking I would have more luck cracking the secrets of the Freemasons than getting a real answer on this?  :-)


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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,417
    What SmokeyPitt said. I was about to post that link as well.

    Please enjoy. Mangrate commands!
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,596
    Don't worry about what it is...just buy one. It will change your life....
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • henapple said:
    Don't worry about what it is...just buy one. It will change your life....
    See, there's been so much tongue-in-cheek crap about this product, I don't even know if you're serious or not!

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  • rtt121rtt121 Posts: 645
    He is not
    Medium, and XL eggs in Galloway NJ.  Just outside of Atlantic City.  
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,462
    I think it is safe to say the only serious posts on mangrates came from the guy or gal who originally posted about them.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,352
    Grasshopper. When you have the kool aid the secret of the mangrate will come to you as if in a dream

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • @ptmurphy, it seems you have received some helpful and not so helpful thoughts. Let me try to assist as well. I have served in the US Army for over 12 years. I can say there is technology being used by the military that is rarely seen in the civilian sector. Every once in a while, however, an amazing product is released for civilian use. The Mangrates is one of those products. Although once called the M571G Tactical HOORAH, they have declassified it for public use. I am glad to see this product on the market today but I will warn you now, it will make you wanna go slap yo daddy when those burgers come off the BGE!!! I hope this helps.

    If its not memorable, its not worth doing.

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  • Grasshopper. When you have the kool aid the secret of the mangrate will come to you as if in a dream
    as long as you are wearing your nikes to bed

    Barbecue may not be what brings world peace, but it has to be a good place to start -Anthony Bourdain 
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  • probe1957probe1957 Posts: 215
    At my age, I have to rely on a little blue pill to get my mangrate to work at all.
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  • probe1957probe1957 Posts: 215
    Mangrate happens.
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  • RACRAC Posts: 1,498
    Not another one !

    Ricky

    Spring, TX

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,417
    VI, which one was you?

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,956
    I think you just one-upped Eggcelsior's liquid oxygen/grill video...
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,982
    What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, although I heard from a highly reputable source that Mangrates were involved. That's all the information I 'm going to give. ;)

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,472

    Eggcelsior   VI is the one in the khakis.

     

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

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  • EggRacerEggRacer Posts: 400
    Mangrate the Magician
    XLBGE & LBGE
    North Richland Hills, TX
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  • @ptmurphy, it seems you have received some helpful and not so helpful thoughts. Let me try to assist as well. I have served in the US Army for over 12 years. I can say there is technology being used by the military that is rarely seen in the civilian sector. Every once in a while, however, an amazing product is released for civilian use. The Mangrates is one of those products. Although once called the M571G Tactical HOORAH, they have declassified it for public use. I am glad to see this product on the market today but I will warn you now, it will make you wanna go slap yo daddy when those burgers come off the BGE!!! I hope this helps.
    You are right, CC.  I was there when they first beta tested a Mangrate on a Big Green Egg.  Some minor adjustments needed to be made.


    Huh - like MAKE IT ROUND!
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  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,023
    Mangrates are not a joke... Just don't do what I did and hug them while they are still hot!
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  • Brownie said:
    Mangrates are not a joke... Just don't do what I did and hug them while they are still hot!

    =)) =))

    No matter how much you love them. Don't do it.



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  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,526

    Grasshopper. When you have the kool aid the secret of the mangrate will come to you as if in a dream
    as long as you are wearing your nikes to bed


    Correction, you gotta wear mankinies

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    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.

    >:)

    Chattanooga, TN.

     

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  • BotchBotch Posts: 3,283
    edited January 2013

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    Live fast, die young, and leave a well-marbled corpse.  
     
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