Originally Posted by fnbish
Very true that you didn't say it couldn't be used as a guideline. But the quote was "YOU CAN NOT COOK GREAT BBQ ON A CONSISTENT BASIS COOKING TO AN INTERNAL TEMP OR BY TIME(XXX MIN PER LB) YOU MUST COOK BY FEEL!". This quote is in all caps which is yelling and the text is red. So that along with the words "CAN NOT" and "MUST COOK BY FEEL" leave little room for ambiguity as to what is meant and the tone.
You must be new here, this rule gets posted here a lot, it gets posted here because it is spot on accurate and clearly worded.
You CANNOT cook with temp alone it WILL not consistently work this is one of the first lessons I learned about BBQ and it is the one that consistently raises true