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Shoes
11-19-2013, 10:18 PM
Ever since building my UDS all I want to do is sit on my back patio, drink beer, barbeque, and tinker with it. Last night I was going to buy a new thermometer online. So instead of spending 5$, I just decided to save myself some money and buy an ique110, for what was supposed to be a bargain basement experiment in barbeque technology. Last year I was a vegan. I went at least 6months without any animal product whatsoever, and virtually no oil. For dinner tonight I had smoked meatballs, chorizo and gravy with a toothpick for utensil. I don't think I'm vegan anymore. I'm actually pissed because I'll be visiting family this weekend for holiday and I won't be able to slow cook some kind of primal animal meat on my UDS. I have arrived,

Q Junkie
11-19-2013, 10:20 PM
Welcome home my brother!

Shoes
11-19-2013, 10:21 PM
I still fast on Monday's and thursdays though....or I'd prolly be gaining weight.

Q Junkie
11-19-2013, 10:23 PM
Patience Grasshopper. :wink:
Nothing wrong with pacing yourself.

Fwismoker
11-19-2013, 10:24 PM
LOL...that's awesome to hear shoes!

Build one of these... It's very portable not to mention an incredible smoking machine. I'm thrilled with it.

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/showthread.php?t=173767

grillinguy247
11-19-2013, 10:29 PM
Welcome to the addiction brother. :thumb:

Porcine Perfection
11-19-2013, 10:44 PM
Patience Grasshopper. :wink:
Nothing wrong with pacing yourself.


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Most of us have worked for years at clogging our arteries slowly. Don't OD rookie! :becky:

16Adams
11-19-2013, 10:49 PM
I was told if I didn't quit Q'ing so much Id go blind. Well I heard that same lie in 6th grade. Keep q-ing. LASIK can get your vision restored.

71-South
11-20-2013, 01:54 AM
I almost teared up. Almost. Q on.

sliding_billy
11-20-2013, 03:58 AM
Enjoy the ride!

fingerlickin'
11-20-2013, 03:36 PM
It's OK. Say 10 our MOINKballs and 10 hail ABT's and you shall be forgiven. Welcome back to the light.

dport7
11-20-2013, 03:46 PM
Welcome aboard.
Meat, meat and more meat and then all the fixins and you'll get them veggies.
Thats one of my tools also"toothpick" fingers work well also.

Bigr314
11-20-2013, 03:54 PM
A big WELCOME! I look forward to the weekends so I can get a smoke in. I am even looking for projects around the house to do so I can smoke something will working around the house. A win win situation.

daninnewjersey
11-20-2013, 04:03 PM
Welcome to the promised land....

jeffturnerjr
11-20-2013, 04:05 PM
Welcome back from the hell hole that is called Vegan!

Grimm5577
11-20-2013, 04:19 PM
can't think of anything better than meat over fire and a cold beer as it cooks.

Big George's BBQ
11-20-2013, 04:35 PM
Welcome back from the Dark Side Enjoy

stepheneleven
11-20-2013, 07:38 PM
Uplifting thread you got here OP. Made my day. Welcome back to the good life.

robbq
11-20-2013, 09:43 PM
6 months with no meat????????????

ChickenWang
11-20-2013, 10:02 PM
Just wait... It gets better. I have 3 pits already and will be building my first UDS real soon. It's like adding a new family member to the household. So it does get better :becky:

16Adams
11-21-2013, 07:48 AM
Just four cookers????? Family members will not whisper and friends will not think you're weird until you hit double digits.

peeps
11-21-2013, 08:39 AM
Beef and pork...been kicking tofu's ass...well...since FOREVER! Welcome back! :wink: :thumb:

PatAttack
11-21-2013, 08:56 AM
The way I look at it, you only live once.

Eat great, drink moderately and die a happy man!

sslak
11-21-2013, 01:51 PM
Haha - glad to hear that you're enjoying your change of ways. Being healthy is a noble thing, but you only get so many days no matter how healthy you eat.

The days that I live for are the ones that I spend on the back patio in the warm sun, with a big hunk of meat on the smoker, beer in hand, dog napping by my side, and my Fiance there enjoying it all with me.

If only I lived in a state with more warm, sunny days!

Smok'n n Joke'n
11-21-2013, 02:15 PM
Matthew 4:4.....Man Shall not live on bread alone... :tsk:

Diesel Dave
11-21-2013, 02:53 PM
Welcome to the madness :thumb:

KimballsQue
11-21-2013, 05:06 PM
Embrace your addiction....and may smoke get in your eyes :-o

Tonybel
11-21-2013, 11:53 PM
I been addicted for a few years now....

martyleach
11-22-2013, 12:43 AM
Hooyah! If got wanted us to be vegans, why did he/she make meat taste so good? Really happy you are enjoying the drum. Fun way of cooking as I have made at least 8 of them.

martyleach
11-22-2013, 12:45 AM
Dang, had to re look at your post as I thought you might have said you were a Virgin. :)

Titch
11-22-2013, 02:13 AM
Now mate , walk a mile in my Shoes:loco: