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Backyard Makeover Winner

Grand Oeuf VertGrand Oeuf Vert Posts: 1,628
edited 8:27PM in EggHead Forum
True story...
I had a great day doing lunch for the Winner of a BGE in a Backyard Makeover Contest in Ingersoll, ON today.
They won lots of stuff, including a Lrg BGE. When I arrived, he didn't seem to interested. We set it up and I got him to fill it and light it. Still little interest.
I cooked tons of samples for the Masses of his friends. Still nothing. Then I made him do about 40 Burgers for his friends while I did Steaks and Shrimp for him and his wife on my Medium. You could start to see his mood change once all his friends complimented him on his Burgers. Then I fed them their Lunch.
Done Deal! They are hooked now!
He told me honestly, he could have cared less about the BGE. He was thinking of selling it. I asked him if I could buy it then. He said NO WAY! It is staying right where it is, thank you very much.
Ah yes....another Newbie Egghead is born!


  • NC-CDNNC-CDN Posts: 703
    Nice. Until you know, you don't really know. Make sense? LOL. I used to play Ingersoll in Men's Fastball years ago.

    Wish I could win a makeover and get a free EGG. How sweet is that.
  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,421
    Nice work Tim. ;)

    Obviously, the guy just needed your eggsperience for enlightenment.
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,574

    Was that Q107?



    Caledon, ON


  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Good job Tim. Tim ;)
  • Grand Oeuf VertGrand Oeuf Vert Posts: 1,628
    Heart 104.7 fm in Woodstock ON, in cooperation with Mike's Electric (the BGE Dealer in that area).
    Winner also got Landscaping, a new Deck, Patio Furnature and a bunch of other stuff. It was a good time! My bet is the party is still going.
  • Grand Oeuf VertGrand Oeuf Vert Posts: 1,628
    Agreed! :laugh: I expect he'll be calling me next week for a deal on a second egg! :laugh:
  • Grand Oeuf VertGrand Oeuf Vert Posts: 1,628
    It was just funny. Here I thought they'd be all excited when we arrived. They really didn't give the BGE any credit to the value of their overall prize. By the time I left, it ranked number 1! (But I think we trampled the new sodded yard. He seemed OK with that.)
  • Grand Oeuf VertGrand Oeuf Vert Posts: 1,628
    Oh ya.
    Just wait until these guys get rockin. I told them all about the forum and not to get too worked up at the looks the neighbors will give him when he starts taking pictures! :laugh:
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Nice job buddy!! Any pictures????? :unsure:
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  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    That's cool. Any pics of before and after the makeover?

  • Jai-BoJai-Bo Posts: 340 happens----once you cook they will come!!! I cooked fer my guys off my shift and their families and several were VERY PLEASED, and I've almost got a couple to fork out some $$$ fer their own! ;)
    Hunting-Fishing-Cookin' on my EGG! Nothing else compares!
  • Grand Oeuf VertGrand Oeuf Vert Posts: 1,628
    Sorry Molly. Retard forgot his camera this morning.
  • shubydoobydoshubydoobydo Posts: 115
    Good Story! I guess a new egg is hatched... I need to stop using all of these puns!
  • RGBHVRGBHV Posts: 1,317
    Good job Tim~

    But did you have to cook on the egg to sell the family and friends on it. I (we) could have picked it up for cheap. Daaamn they tasted the food and now the price went up (if they'll sell at all)

  • Grand Oeuf VertGrand Oeuf Vert Posts: 1,628
    Ya, me and my stupid salesman mentality. Next time Buddy. Next time. What was I thinking?
  • Little ChefLittle Chef Posts: 4,725
    Tim...Great story!! :) Another BGE addict. :whistle: Hope you told him about the forum?? :huh: Nice Job...
  • Nice story GOV - conversion well done :)
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