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Forum Fundraiser for Operation BBQ Relief, Special Zoom Session

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  • ColtsFan
    ColtsFan Posts: 6,342
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    Done. 
    Great work all!
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  • TideEggHead
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    Sent. 
    I can also attest to what others have said OBR, they are top notch in my book. Saw them in action after hurricane Harvey and Michael, they do some great work!
    LBGE
    AL
  • Ozzie_Isaac
    Ozzie_Isaac Posts: 19,073
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    Can't pass up a good cause.  Even if JIC organized it ;)
    A bison’s level of aggressiveness, both physical and passive, is legendary. - NPS
  • JohnEggGio
    JohnEggGio Posts: 1,430
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    👍
    Maryland, 1 LBGE
  • Foghorn
    Foghorn Posts: 9,841
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    caliking said:
    Done.

    For anyone wondering about the OBR outfit, @20stone, @The Cen-Tex Smoker, my Pops, and yours truly,  pitched in when they came to Houston in the aftermath of Harvey. To say they run an impressive operation, is a gross understatement.

    For days, semis pulled in with donations of bread, rub, canned goods, meats, etc. and a very dedicated crew cranked out grub for folks in need of a warm meal in their bellies.  Around the clock. It was humbling to see them in action, and be a small part of it. 

    Please give what you can. Your hard-earned $$ will be put to exceptional use. 
    And my daughter joined you guys as well @caliking

    XXL BGE, Karebecue, Klose BYC, Chargiller Akorn Kamado, Weber Smokey Mountain, Grand Turbo gasser, Weber Smoky Joe, and the wheelbarrow that my grandfather used to cook steaks from his cattle

    San Antonio, TX

  • JohnInCarolina
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    We're at $1,972 - great work everyone!  We're doing some real good here!
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • fishlessman
    fishlessman Posts: 32,754
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    2020 now =)
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • JohnInCarolina
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    2020 now =)
    Only very briefly did you manage that, but nicely done. We're at $2120 right now.  
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • lkapigian
    lkapigian Posts: 10,761
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    Just so I'm clear in my foggy old mind, this will be a contious Zoom Friday through Saurday , not 2 sessions ?
    Visalia, Ca @lkapigian
  • JohnInCarolina
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    lkapigian said:
    Just so I'm clear in my foggy old mind, this will be a contious Zoom Friday through Saurday , not 2 sessions ?
    Yes, but people won't need to keep the session running on their side.  They can log out and log back on as they wish.  The link will just be the same for both days.
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • Stormbringer
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    lkapigian said:
    Just so I'm clear in my foggy old mind, this will be a contious Zoom Friday through Saurday , not 2 sessions ?
    Yes, but people won't need to keep the session running on their side.  They can log out and log back on as they wish.  The link will just be the same for both days.
    For the dedicated few on the eastern side of the pond it would be feasible to join in for an early  breakfast on the 3rd. 😂
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  • Legume
    Legume Posts: 14,623
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    John, how many additional months of ruining the forum does this goodwill buy?
  • JohnInCarolina
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    Legume said:
    John, how many additional months of ruining the forum does this goodwill buy?
    Ha!  Not sure I can take much of the credit for this one.  The idea arose out of a group discussion last Friday night.  I really don't recall who suggested the idea of the fundraiser or that we might pick OBR.  In fact, I don't recall much of anything from that discussion (some adult beverages may have been involved)...
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • lousubcap
    lousubcap Posts: 32,361
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    The bar conversations about this settled in fairly quickly and it was a no-brainer once OBR was suggested (like JIC I can't recall the source).  But is was meant to be as Sunday AM I got an email blast from OBR about their current deployment.  
    @johninCarolina ran with it and the results speak for themselves!
    Louisville; Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!  Seems I'm livin in a transitional period.
  • Foghorn
    Foghorn Posts: 9,841
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    caliking said:
    Foghorn said:
    caliking said:
    Done.

    For anyone wondering about the OBR outfit, @20stone, @The Cen-Tex Smoker, my Pops, and yours truly,  pitched in when they came to Houston in the aftermath of Harvey. To say they run an impressive operation, is a gross understatement.

    For days, semis pulled in with donations of bread, rub, canned goods, meats, etc. and a very dedicated crew cranked out grub for folks in need of a warm meal in their bellies.  Around the clock. It was humbling to see them in action, and be a small part of it. 

    Please give what you can. Your hard-earned $$ will be put to exceptional use. 
    And my daughter joined you guys as well @caliking
    Correct. Per usual, that event reminded us how much more we enjoy your kids' company vs. yours.
    Well played.

    XXL BGE, Karebecue, Klose BYC, Chargiller Akorn Kamado, Weber Smokey Mountain, Grand Turbo gasser, Weber Smoky Joe, and the wheelbarrow that my grandfather used to cook steaks from his cattle

    San Antonio, TX

  • Ozzie_Isaac
    Ozzie_Isaac Posts: 19,073
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    lousubcap said:
    The bar conversations about this settled in fairly quickly and it was a no-brainer once OBR was suggested (like JIC I can't recall the source).  But is was meant to be as Sunday AM I got an email blast from OBR about their current deployment.  
    @johninCarolina ran with it and the results speak for themselves!
    I think it was very fast.  I popped on around 2am GMT and ya'll were already off to the races. Just one of the many great things about this forum.
    A bison’s level of aggressiveness, both physical and passive, is legendary. - NPS
  • JohnInCarolina
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    caliking said:
    Foghorn said:
    caliking said:
    Done.

    For anyone wondering about the OBR outfit, @20stone, @The Cen-Tex Smoker, my Pops, and yours truly,  pitched in when they came to Houston in the aftermath of Harvey. To say they run an impressive operation, is a gross understatement.

    For days, semis pulled in with donations of bread, rub, canned goods, meats, etc. and a very dedicated crew cranked out grub for folks in need of a warm meal in their bellies.  Around the clock. It was humbling to see them in action, and be a small part of it. 

    Please give what you can. Your hard-earned $$ will be put to exceptional use. 
    And my daughter joined you guys as well @caliking
    Correct. Per usual, that event reminded us how much more we enjoy your kids' company vs. yours.
    Especially when they share Dan's beer with us.  














    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • lousubcap
    lousubcap Posts: 32,361
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    @Ozzie_Isaac - We can do MST as well.   B)
    Louisville; Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!  Seems I'm livin in a transitional period.
  • Ozzie_Isaac
    Ozzie_Isaac Posts: 19,073
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    lousubcap said:
    @Ozzie_Isaac - We can do MST as well.   B)
    That joke was just for you Cap 😅
    A bison’s level of aggressiveness, both physical and passive, is legendary. - NPS
  • nolaegghead
    nolaegghead Posts: 42,102
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    There are probably another 10 people missing that all have the same strain of herpes.  Good times.  We'll do it again soon, I hope (sans herpes).
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  • nolaegghead
    nolaegghead Posts: 42,102
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    Hopefully we won't be telling our grandchildren about the "good ol' days".
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  • Ozzie_Isaac
    Ozzie_Isaac Posts: 19,073
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    Hopefully we won't be telling our grandchildren about the "good ol' days".
    You are already optimistic!  Grandchildren.
    A bison’s level of aggressiveness, both physical and passive, is legendary. - NPS
  • JohnInCarolina
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    If there ever was a pre-covid pic collage that sums up "the way things used to be", this may be it.
    That was quite a day.  
    "I've made a note never to piss you two off." - Stike
  • The Cen-Tex Smoker
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    If there ever was a pre-covid pic collage that sums up "the way things used to be", this may be it.
    That was quite a day.  

    sorry i missed that one.
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX FBTX
  • JRWhitee
    JRWhitee Posts: 5,678
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    I know I had a drink from that bottle, I guess the pic got lost!
                                                                
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