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How addictive is the BGE

I find myself tonight with nothing to watch on tv(Rangers lost to the Yanks this afternoon). I just want to go on YouTube and watch BGE grilling/smoking videos. Is that sad, I doubt it. I bet there are others like me. Feel free to post any good videos.


  • Though not BGE videos, Aaron franklins videos are great.
  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 2,473
    I'd rather watch A's highlights than BGE videos.
  • rholtrholt Posts: 377
    Right before I got my bge I spent every free moment watching bge videos. I really like Fred Bernardo's videos.
  • I'm not addicted. I only have five bge's.

    John - SLC, UT

     Webers, Eggs, Bubba Keg, Smokin-It #3, Blackstones

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 20,262
    It's so addictive that I had to get my shrink to prescribe me 20 Xanax just to leave my egg area to go to the bathroom.  On a 1-10 scale, it's an 11.  If you like to eat food (many people do), then it's way more addictive than say, a hunger strike.  But I digress.  It's not the egg so much as it is the crowd it attracts, and many of that crowd are on this forum.  (layin' it on pretty heavy here, queue dramatic music).  But troof.  Troof peoplez.
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    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 

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,577
    More addictive than purple drank...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    Not as addictive as you think if you're still watching baseball.
    Dunedin, FL
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,953
    edited July 2013
    It's just a grill, and it attracts unsavory characters, such as Salado used car salesmen, cavemen from Michigan, outlaw bikers from Houston, migrant gypsies from Memphis, and bordello owners from New Orleans .... a disgusting array of vermin. 

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • I just worked a seven night stretch....12 hour shifts. I am pretty sure I was suffering withdrawals.....
  • Cymbaline65Cymbaline65 Posts: 799

    Addicting for me as I love the process as much as the food that comes from it. Friends and family love my chow but I really don't think they care two wits about what medium it came from. If I have people over that love to cook (grill) too, they gravitate to the BGE. Otherwise, they are busy waiting for the chow and drinkin' my vino.


    In the  Hinterlands between Cumming and Gainesville, GA
    Med BGE, Weber Kettle, Weber Smokey Joe, Brinkman Dual Zone, Weber Genesis Gas Grill and portable gasser for boating
  • hondabbqhondabbq Posts: 1,682
    I would love to use mine more but my time just doesn't allow it sometimes. It does get used every weekend for one thing or another. I do read here a lot and get interesting ideas to try on the EGG, just not enough hours in a day to do them all.
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 3,074
    I use mine at least 5 nights a week. 

    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014
    Green Man Group cooking team.
    Johns Creek, Georgia
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,577
    Whenever I'm home I cook... Now, usually the entire meal. It's therapeutic... The alcohol i mean... And tthe egg is ok too.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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