I had no difficulty not mastering BBQ...at all.
As for equipment, I use the alternative close.
"Baby, can I root your sister?"
"Oh.Okay..... Can I buy a BigSteel Keg BBQ?
"Yes, but don't go near my sister"
"I got it, geez, you don't have to nag..."
I'll judge you by your actions, not what others say about you, I'll judge them by that.