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Unread 07-17-2013, 12:33 PM   #1
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Default Why do you compete?

just askin....
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Unread 07-17-2013, 12:34 PM   #2
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After our last two competitions I've asked myself that every day.
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Unread 07-17-2013, 12:36 PM   #3
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That's funny.... actually, I ask the same question every contest, going there and coming home.... usually the same answer for me.
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Unread 07-17-2013, 12:40 PM   #4
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To beat everyone else there.
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Because my wife and I enjoy it. Started 2007 cooking one contest. Did two a year about every year till last year when we cooked 5 after buying a toy hauler.

Met some nice people along the way. Done some urban camping in some neat small towns. We have fun is the bottom line.
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to spend time with my dad. we've only done 2 smaller contests, though.
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For all the money of course .

The short explanation is I like cooking bbq, being competitive, all tied with the fun/camaraderie that bbq competitions provide.
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I've always enjoyed the thrill of competition. To me, it's just plain fun. In this case, you get to eat your entries... I will say, I dont suffer fools well. While I compete for the enjoyment of the competition, I want to compete. Rules broken or exceptions made to them will drive me bonkers. I will only compete in sanctioned comps with 100% CBJ's. That give me a little more assurance that willy-nilly doesn't happen. However, we're all human, and given a chance to F something up, we (as a group of humans) will do it every time...
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For all the money of course .

The short explanation is I like cooking bbq, being competitive, all tied with the fun/camaraderie that bbq competitions provide.
BINGO! Me too.
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It's a condition of my parole....
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For the money
For the glory
For the wimmins

but mostly for the money
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I do it for the chicks... chicks dig shiny pits
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Cause my wife hates it and won't show up.
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For the Fame and the Glory, and the fun times with my wife and friends. Keith
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I compete because it's the only sport my body will allow me to participate in where it doesn't revolt the next day.

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For all the money of course .

The short explanation is I like cooking bbq, being competitive, all tied with the fun/camaraderie that bbq competitions provide.
This too.
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