It is ok to cook a butt or brisket in a crock pot or oven, I do it now and then but I never call it BBQ even if it has sauce on it. That is the problem people just don't know the difference in the cooking methods, nor do they care, calling it something it is not.
Lg Spicewine on trailer
Weber charcoal grill
2 ugly drums, semi retired
Bbq toolbox, formerly Chargrill smoker
My wife has gas, its a Brinkman.