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Unread 08-09-2008, 07:54 PM   #1
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Default Yeah Baby!! First WALK!!

Well we did it. Completed our first ever comp today. We finished 1st in Chicken, 5th in Ribs and 4th overall. Our chicken scored 237.1 and was the best I've done. Ribs were awesome; however our presentation killed us on the ribs. We were out of 2nd, 3rd and 4th by less then ONE point. I know we had a great product but was rushed at the last moment. The presentation worried me the moment the box left (no garnish boxes). The final category was wildgame: We made the worst mistake ever by doing a smoked quail and anduille sausage gumbo. The cups were tiny and the judges had no idea what they were eating (NEVER AGAIN). Can't complain though....extremely happy.....we got paid!!!! Heres the pics.
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Unread 08-09-2008, 07:58 PM   #2
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Congrats!! That is a great day for anyone!
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Wow! Congrats.
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Congrats!Looks very nice
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Man, that has to feel really great. Congratulations on an outstanding job.
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Huge congrats, bro! I remember my first call like it happened today. It feels great, doesn't it? If you weren't hooked before, I'll bet you are big-time now.

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For a first time comp your team rocked!
Congrats on your walks.
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Congrats, and what contest??? I remember my first contest fondly, and the walk was priceless. It was at the Kennesaw Pigs and Peaches contest a few years back. Now I am an addict!
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Congrats! Great job!
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Congrats! Great job!
Ditto. Nice going!
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Congrats, great job for your first walk.
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Those ribs look just like I like them for home.......

Congrats on the walks! I'm sure you are hooked now!
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Congratulations.
Very cool to get your first walk.
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Congrats!! No going back now!!
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First time out and walking - Congrats!
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