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EggpharmerEggpharmer Posts: 174
edited August 25 in Off Topic
I thought the purpose of this forum was to post recipes...not link to a personal blog...bs if you ask me.
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  • JethroVAJethroVA Posts: 171
    This is a cooking community. Some of us are here not only to learn and share but to laugh with others in similar life situations. We all need to do a better job of putting OT (off topic) for non- cooking posts. Thank you for doing so Eggpharm. So my unsolicited advice is to not click any links and ignore OTs.
    Richmond, VA. Large BGE, Weber gas, little Weber charcoal. Vintage ManGrates. No FireWires Yet. Hoping to win some soon.
  • EggpharmerEggpharmer Posts: 174
    I've got no problem with the joking and other extra comments and stuff, hell that's half the reason I read this place...just didn't like someone posting a cook then telling everyone who asked for the recipe to go see his or her personal blog.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 14,443
    You seem a little tense. There are two forums like this and sorry but both about the same. Was it @henapple‌ that ask you about the bs level?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini.... 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015

  • BuckeyeBobBuckeyeBob Posts: 630
    Not sure I understand your issue. Many people on here also have their own blogs where they will fully document their cooks and reference them here. I have absolutely no issue with them posting a link to the recipe so I can see a more in-depth description. And one side benefit to me is finding great blogs like @griffin and @NecessaryIndulg‌ among others. Is his any different than me linking to a recipe on Food Network or Epicurious if that is where they found it?
    Clarendon Hills, IL
  • LegumeLegume Posts: 304
    I can't imagine having a problem with someone posting a link to a recipe in this way.  He's sharing a recipe.  There are others that do the same and to chase them away or wag your finger at them because they link to their own blog is silly to me.

    If the link opened up a bunch of popup windows trying to sell me something or asked me to log in to harvest info on me, I would agree with you, but the link goes right to the one recipe.  Let it go and don't look next time.
    Austin, TX
  • RRPRRP Posts: 13,420
    No problem here, but what I thought was going to be the complaint was what happens to me. When someone asks a question about where to buy something then when I reply with the link then I get that Vanilla message that says "your post will appear after it has been reviewed" or something like that and of course it never does! 
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • I can't imagine having to re-type everything into the forum page. A link is so much easier. 
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  • RRPRRP Posts: 13,420
    I can't imagine having to re-type everything into the forum page. A link is so much easier. 
    no need to re-type - just copy and paste is what I do from my saved files - easily done!
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 5,877
    I like the links provided by bloggers - self indulgent or not. Those that have their act together will often post a couple of pics that are internet friendly at less than 1mb in size. If you want more pics, visit their blogs where the 3.5mb and greater pics suitable to blow up into 24"X36" poster are. 

    Some pic heavy posts are loaded with huge pics, why? Many are viewed on mobile devices or at best a 16" monitor....
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,457
    I'm sorry @henapple I'll make sure to do that next time. =))

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

  • HotchHotch Posts: 975
    @Griffin Slow Day?

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    Prosper TX



  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,457
    Ehh...slowing down @Hotch. Came in, worked hard, got a ton of stuff done. Not much left to do the rest of the day 'cept leave some comments here.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

  • HotchHotch Posts: 975
    Yep, me to @Griffin. Getting ready for end of the year push.

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     "You’re not a real Texan till you’ve been kicked out of every decent state in America." - Joe Bob Briggs

    LBGE, Mini BGE and R&V Fryer

    Prosper TX



  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 5,572
    I'm not popular enough to have a blog :)). I DO post my cooks on my FB profile that's it. But, personally I prefer this forum and one other for my time VS FB. This is a fun community IMHO.
    LBGE, SS Table and Stoker
    Die Hard HUSKER and BRONCO FAN
    Middleburg, FL
  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 1,453
    I'm not popular enough to have a blog :)).
    Yes you are. For some reason you will forever be known to me as "Brother Husker". That name has stuck. I think we know who is responsible for that! 
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    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 5,572
    @johnkitchens‌ thanks. :)) yep that "has the @SGH‌ seal of approval" ;-)

    One last thing. I will give credit where credit is due...meaning if I got the recipe from xyz I give them credit for it (it's only right). But, how hard is it really to give your prep, egg set-up temp, IT temp, ingredients etc. I don't see the dilemma in sharing this info. Unless you are trying to plagiarize & claim it as your own...I'm just saying that's all. I personally find it fun trying new methods, prep, recipes etc. I also go to my old...very old family recipes. And I'll share those as well. To me that's what it's all about.
    LBGE, SS Table and Stoker
    Die Hard HUSKER and BRONCO FAN
    Middleburg, FL
  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 1,453
    I agree @NPHuskerFL. It isn't a big deal to me. I love looking at some of the blogs. One day I looked at Village Idiot's page and was blown away by what Gary was able to do. 

    He had posted some of it here, but there was a ton of stuff on his site that wasn't here, and I would have never seen it if hadn't of looked. So my opinion is don't look if you don't want to! 
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    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • SmokinpigSmokinpig Posts: 313
    edited August 25
    To me it matters not if you post it here or I click through to your blog. There is a lot of interesting egged food out there and I like to look at it all. My wife has a blog she just started and I have a added a few cooks, it seems like a nice place to record what I am doing for reference like Griffin mentioned and share with the masses. Big Green Craig got a good ribbing by some over a post just trying to sell t-shirts but I will still click through to his blog, his cooks are interesting.

    LBGE Atlanta, GA

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 11,749



    I'm not popular enough to have a blog :)).

    Yes you are. For some reason you will forever be known to me as "Brother Husker". That name has stuck. I think we know who is responsible for that! 

    I like "mother husker"...it's half right. =))
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 5,572
    henapple said:



    I'm not popular enough to have a blog :)).

    Yes you are. For some reason you will forever be known to me as "Brother Husker". That name has stuck. I think we know who is responsible for that! 
    I like "mother husker"...it's half right. =))


    Nope Mother Husker is for my wife HuskerMaMa B-)
    LBGE, SS Table and Stoker
    Die Hard HUSKER and BRONCO FAN
    Middleburg, FL
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 11,749
    Check out my blog at...nakedbaconhennapple.youarejealous.yourwifehitsmyblog.admitititshot.com.edu.org.blogspot.eatme.pig
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • DMWDMW Posts: 4,161
    I just made something EPIC on my BIG GREEN EGG!!!!!

    Check it out on my FaceBook Page!!!!

    <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));</script>

    My Facebook Place where I document my cooking
    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE, Small BGE, Kenmore Gas Grill, Blackstone Patio/Pizza Oven, Gas Stove, Gas Oven
  • DMWDMW Posts: 4,161
    Huh, that didn't work.  :-B
    My Facebook Place where I document my cooking
    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE, Small BGE, Kenmore Gas Grill, Blackstone Patio/Pizza Oven, Gas Stove, Gas Oven
  • texaswigtexaswig Posts: 450
    I thought about doing videos instead of pics. Just to do something different . I would probably link them through YouTube.
    Scott
    Greenville ,Tx

    Xl bge with woo2 and ajustable rack
  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 1,453
    hapster said:
    what's all the fuss about?
    I am not sure either. 
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    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • DMWDMW Posts: 4,161
    hapster said:
    what's all the fuss about?
    I am not sure either. 
    I don't know either, but I thought I'd contribute to said fuss. :D
    My Facebook Place where I document my cooking
    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE, Small BGE, Kenmore Gas Grill, Blackstone Patio/Pizza Oven, Gas Stove, Gas Oven
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,457
    Smokinpig said:
    To me it matters not if you post it here or I click through to your blog. There is a lot of interesting egged food out there and I like to look at it all. My wife has a blog she just started and I have a added a few cooks, it seems like a nice place to record what I am doing for reference like Griffin mentioned and share with the masses. Big Green Craig got a good ribbing by some over a post just trying to sell t-shirts but I will still click through to his blog, his cooks are interesting.

    What's your wife's blog? I try to find all the blogs I can that mention BGE and check them out. Maybe I've found it already and don't know that its hers.

    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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