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Hey - old forum members out there???

TimM1TimM1 Posts: 6
edited 1:59PM in EggHead Forum

Hey - any old forum groupies still out there??

This is my first visit to the BGE forum in maybe 5 years. I am looking to see any of the old group to see who still has their eggs? I still have a couple but the salt air here 300 ft from the Atlantic ocean takes a tole on metal.

I was pretty active here from the start in 1998 til 2002 when I moved and stopped posting to my website. - it has not changed much since 2001 or 2002.


  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    Hey Tim...good to see you're still out there and you most likely have seen..this place has changed quite a bit from those days...Hope all is well in....what was it....Kittyhawk?
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    Hey Tim, not an oldie here I must have just started when you left. We egg on the coast of Maine summers and the coast of fl winters so I know what you mean about rust :pinch: . mostly it is just the daisy wheel though, as the eggs get used pretty hard. hope you are back into the swing of things and come back as a regular! Julie
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    Welcome back. Just visited your site. Interesting :) .

    "I use:

    Primo Ceramic Cooker/BBQ's
    another brand of Ceramic Grill/Cooker"

    It was interesting to see Primo made an electric.

  • GrumpaGrumpa Posts: 861
    Howdy and welcome back Tim. I have just recently made a return to the forum myself. Yep.... those were the good ole days for sure. Still have both of my eggs (S and L) and cook on them regularly. Will be interesting to see how many of the old gang posts to this thread. Good to see you again rascal B)
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    2002 what a wonderful fest..
  • TimM1TimM1 Posts: 6
    Hi Wes!! Good to hear from an old friend. I assume you are still connecting wires up there in MD. Yes, the forum has changed from the old days when I could read every post twice in a day.

    Still cooking with ceramic grills, I have 3 and gave 3 away over the last several years. Here on the Outer Bnaks the salt air eats up metal bands so I replace mine every couple years - I wish they were guaranteed for life :whistle:

    You still have that picture - how cool! I still have that bike and it has 32,000 miles on it now.
  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    Look what the cat drug in. How have you been? I'm not old, I just have a lot of posts. :(

  • TimM1TimM1 Posts: 6
    Mike, You must have taken over from me as top poster when I left --- 14,000 posts - whew!

    I sure remember you back then. Hope all has been good for ya!
  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    A blast from the past.....

    Many of the names have changed, I guess the foundation is still the same, but the green room got a new paint job.
    Happy Trails

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
  • Michael BMichael B Posts: 986
    I still egg several times a week, but only stop by here sporadically. What a surprise to see your post head the list today!

    Happily egging since 1987.
  • Spring ChickenSpring Chicken Posts: 9,723
    Hi Tim. Long time...

    I suppose I'm an 'old forum member' but I've got some new parts and I try to stay young at heart.

    I'm trying hard to catch up to Car Wash Mike with posts. A few years after you left and took all your good ideas with you I decided to build my version of an outdoor kitchen. We call it The Coop. It's a fun place to cook. Even made in to CNN.

    I learned the basics from folks like you and a few others who have since dropped out of sight. But there are still a bunch of us who refuse to go away quietly. Every now and then we throw something out there that we're proud of.

    I was hoping to run across you at one of the many Eggfests. You're one I always wanted to meet. You know you're always welcome at one.

    Glad to hear from you.

    Spring "Old Eggheads Don't Disappear Entirely" Chicken
    Spring Texas USA
  • Do not go gentle into that good night,
    Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
    Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

    Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
    Because their words had forked no lightning they
    Do not go gentle into that good night.

    Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
    Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,
    Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

    Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,
    And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way,
    Do not go gentle into that good night.

    Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight
    Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay,
    Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

    And you, my father, there on the sad height,
    Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray.
    Do not go gentle into that good night.
    Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
  • bbqbethbbqbeth Posts: 178
    hi TimM!!
    Nice to see ya here! I don't post...i come to look at pics!! LOL
    Hope you stay around and post pics of your GREAT cooks like you used to.!! :)
  • mr toadmr toad Posts: 666
    tim - good to hear from you - miss those old days - hope things are well with you

    mr toad
    In dog Beers - I have had only one !
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Hey Tim! Long time, My Friend! Been here since 2002. Not planning on going anywhere.

  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,788
    Michael B wrote:
    I still egg several times a week, but only stop by here sporadically. What a surprise to see your post head the list today!

    Happily egging since 1987.

    wow, that was my junior year of high school. i was just 20 years too late.....

    just "learned" last week that my dad had a yellow ceramic cooker from japan in the early 70's that he got rid of in the mid-eighties for the new "electric smoker".....
  • mollysharkmollyshark Posts: 1,519
    Hmm..wonder if I'm considered an old forum member. Is that because I'm old? Was on the previous forum? Am out there? Oh dear. I think I qualify on all of these.

  • Welcome back Tim. I as well sure miss the old days on the forum. I don't post very much but stop in once in a while.

  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    Welcome back stranger. I used to have your site bookmarked and referred to it.

    Good to see you back.
  • BordelloBordello Posts: 5,926
    Hi Tim,
    Nice to hear from you, have been wondering how things are going for you. Take some time to fill us in.


    (Was New Bob)
  • GandolfGandolf Posts: 878
    Great to hear from you. I just figgered you were on a 5-year bike trip :laugh: Hope you're still riding and firing up those Eggs once in a while.
  • WooDoggiesWooDoggies Posts: 2,390
    Tim M! Holey Crap!

    A couple of weeks ago I was wondering whatever happened you. Nice to see you're still kicking.
    Cool, too, to see your old website again.... it helped a lot of new folks get started.
    We're up to 3 eggs now and will probably settle with that.
    Off to a pig-pickin this weekend in the Blue Ridge of VA.... be well!

  • MACMAC Posts: 442
    Ya Tim. I am still here. Still have my three eggs. I miss Char-Woody and the gang. Still Flying?
  • icemncmthicemncmth Posts: 1,157
    I'm still here but I haven't posted much because I have been too busy at work!...
  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    Good to hear from you Tim...Here we are at Waldorf in 2002.


    You and mr.toad

  • mr toadmr toad Posts: 666
    looking forward to seeing you in october

    mr toad
    In dog Beers - I have had only one !
  • TimM1TimM1 Posts: 6
    Hi all you old Eggers. I ran into a guy from BGE in the area today cooking at a store here in Nags Head NC. I had a short talk with him before he left and a nice chat with the store owner. It was like coming home again to the BGE and the forum here. BGE has some really nice products, I still have a small and a large BGE that are now 12 and 13 years old and still working several times a week. They do last forever!!! I'll try to get by here more often.

    TimM -- now called Timm1

  • TimM1TimM1 Posts: 6
    Yes, the OLD site is still out there - it's not fancy of anything like that but it still is good honest info on how to use a ceramic cooker.

    TimM  aka Timm1
  • SundownSundown Posts: 2,916
    Wow! What a pleasant surprise to see you posting here, or, anywhere for that matter.

    The first time I met you at Waldorf they were holding it at the VFW ('98 or '99 if I remember correctly) and there weren't a whole lot of people in those days maybe 40 or so.

    Learned a ton at that fest!

    At that fest I met you, Mollyshark, Natureboy and Cat. Cat's ribs were awesome.

    Welcome home. Be sure to drop in over in the old forum and say hello.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,495


    He asked for old eggers...not young guns like you



    Caledon, ON


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