MMMM.. BRISKET..
The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS.  



Our Homepage Donation to Forum Overhead Recipes Smoke Signals Magazine Welocme Merchandise Associations Purchase Subscription Amazon Affiliate
Go Back   The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS. > Discussion Area > Announcements and news

Notices

Announcements and news Any Site or group related General Information you want passed on to our members. Site admins and moderators will also post group related topics here.


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-21-2014, 11:12 AM   #1
BBQchef33
Grand Poobah and Site Admin


 
BBQchef33's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-11-03
Location: Long Island, NY
Name/Nickname : Phil
Default Time to revisit a few things. QTALK AND WOODPILE

Folks, as cabin fever comes to a close, we need to reinfoirce a few things with some gentle reminders. The mod team has noticed a bit of an overwhelming spread of jibberjabber across the entire forum. Time to realign.. Threads in OnTopic forums are getting wrecked and its becoming difficult to glean good information outside of an overwhelming amount of Offtopic nonsense. We should not have to scrub threads as often as we do.

1 - QTALK is an OnTopic forum. That means that we keep the BS and hijacks to a minimum. Recently, more and more 'whackadoodledry' has been appearing in Qtalk.. We need to curtail this now. The occasional poke or jab at a bud is still the norm, it keeps things light, but blatent derailment of the thread is not.. So, this is a gentle warning to keep Qtalk Ontopic and hijacking VERY limited. If it continues, we move to zero tolerance for BS and banter and thats no fun.


2 - Woodpile: GENERAL DISCUSSION.
a - ANY topic is open in woodpile. Some topics may be considered 'NEWS' but will be allowed to stay as long as they dont get heated, emotional or controversial.
b - Just because its in Woodpile, there is No requirement to trash it.
Although there is limited moderation, we do see posts in there looking for information on things NOT bbq related, and where a fellow member wants to have a normal conversation and get your feedback. Please be cognizant of this and avoid totally destroying a thread to the point the OP just abandons it and gives up, sometimes walking away form our forum completely.


http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=25514




__________________
Site Administrator and
Grand PooBah

CBJ with a Fuzzy Blue Hat, 18 Foot Competition Trailer, Customized Klose BYC, Custom Built Shirley built to feed our Veterans(A.K.A "Abrams"), 1 Double Barreled Lang 84, 1 Heavily Modified Bionic Bandera, 1 Custom Super Medium Stickburning Spicewine w/stoker, 2 XL BGE, 1 Mini BGE, 2 Pit Barrel Cookers, 3 WSMs, 3 Weber Kettles, an NB Hondo, A Modified Brinkman Horizontal, DCS 48" Grill, a Broilmaster P3, a Blackstone 36 and 17, a covered, pellet pooping FEC100, and our duck died. :(

News Flash:
"A mans worth is judged by the weight of his integrity "

You know your getting older when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy


Smoke on KC.
WWW.BBQ-BRETHREN.COM

Last edited by BobBrisket; 05-14-2014 at 02:51 PM.. Reason: Added link to the WP Rules Sticky
BBQchef33 is offline   Reply With Quote


Old 05-07-2014, 08:51 PM   #2
Ron_L
Moderator
 
Ron_L's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-09-04
Location: Chicago 'Burbs
Name/Nickname : Captain Ron
Default

This is getting out of hand. These are the guidelines that we use when moderating. We have been a little lax in following these but that changes now.

For the ON TOPIC forums, the 3 post rule applies to hijacking.

1 off topic post - it stays
2 off topic posts - it's warned
3 off topic posts - its split if the new topic has merit for discussion or the off topic posts are scrubbed

For Woodpile, IF THE ORIGINATOR IS TRYING TO HAVE A REAL DISCUSSION, the thread will be kept on that topic. Woodpile is GENERAL DiSCUSSION. Not every thread is a candidate for whackadoodling.
__________________
"Ron Rico, Boss. You can call me Captain Ron..."

SAVE THE DATE!!! Saturday, January 25, 2020 - BBQ Brethren Chicago Area Mid Winter Lunch

Naked Fatties Rock!

4x Hunsaker Cans/PK360 X 2/Southern Q Limo Elite/FEC-100/Memphis Pro SS/PBC/LBGE X 2/SBGE/Mini BGE/Good-One Model 42/WSM/Cookshack Smokette 008/Weber Performer/Saber Cast 500/Weber Kettle X 2/Weber Smokey Joe/WGA/BS Pizza Oven
Ron_L is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2014, 09:11 PM   #3
Happy Hapgood
somebody shut me the fark up.

 
Happy Hapgood's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-17-12
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana
Name/Nickname : Mike
Default

Yep. Thank you for the reminder.
__________________
Cooking Equipment:
Weber WSM, Weber GA, Weber Spirit S-320, Weber 22" OTG
Charbroil Oilless Turkey Fryer
Wife LuzziAnn 1956 model.
Ink Bird IBT-4XS Bluetooth Temp Monitor, Superfast LSU Purple Thermapen & ThermaPop, Party Q
Ink Bird Sous Vide, HF Flame Thower


The Artist Formally Known as Toast


Happy Hapgood is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2014, 10:32 PM   #4
cameraman
Babbling Farker

 
Join Date: 08-30-09
Location: Nashville, TN
Default

If the world were run as well as the Brethren it would be wonderful. Thanks for all your good work.
__________________
[COLOR=RoyalBlue][SIZE=3]Dave [/SIZE][/COLOR]
[COLOR=Gray]22.5 WSM
22.5 OTS Weber kettle
Smokey Joe (RIP)
a dorky little headlamp[/COLOR]
cameraman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2014, 05:27 AM   #5
Diesel Dave
Quintessential Chatty Farker

 
Diesel Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-23-13
Location: In the woods
Default

You guys do a great job.

Huh wonder what I missed
__________________
Help us raise funds to feed our Veterans and Homeless HERE


Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring ― Marilyn Monroe
Diesel Dave is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2014, 10:43 AM   #6
Bob in St. Louis
Babbling Farker
 
Bob in St. Louis's Avatar
 
Join Date: 07-31-12
Location: St. Louis Missouri
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Diesel Dave View Post
You guys do a great job.

Huh wonder what I missed
I know man....I wonder what 'drama' we missed out on.

(hopefully we're not hijacking this thread)
__________________
"Do not eat the meat raw or boiled in water, but roast it over a fire." - Exodus 12:9
-------
In the early part of the third millennium, a modern-day bbq samurai named Robert will emerge from a holy city to usher in a new era of succulent food, camaraderie, and good cheer.
- Notorious Q.U.E.
Bob in St. Louis is online now   Reply With Quote
Thanks from:--->
Old 05-08-2014, 12:41 PM   #7
BBQchef33
Grand Poobah and Site Admin


 
BBQchef33's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-11-03
Location: Long Island, NY
Name/Nickname : Phil
Default

no drama. We are just seeing a little too much BS and whackadoodling going on in Qtalk and in some cases, WP 'discussion ' type threads that are looking for legit info and not banter. We are concerned that as new members arrive, they may see that and think its the acceptable norm, which its not. We think its better to offer gentle reminders occasionally than to let it get so bad we have to come down hard with the moderating.
__________________
Site Administrator and
Grand PooBah

CBJ with a Fuzzy Blue Hat, 18 Foot Competition Trailer, Customized Klose BYC, Custom Built Shirley built to feed our Veterans(A.K.A "Abrams"), 1 Double Barreled Lang 84, 1 Heavily Modified Bionic Bandera, 1 Custom Super Medium Stickburning Spicewine w/stoker, 2 XL BGE, 1 Mini BGE, 2 Pit Barrel Cookers, 3 WSMs, 3 Weber Kettles, an NB Hondo, A Modified Brinkman Horizontal, DCS 48" Grill, a Broilmaster P3, a Blackstone 36 and 17, a covered, pellet pooping FEC100, and our duck died. :(

News Flash:
"A mans worth is judged by the weight of his integrity "

You know your getting older when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy


Smoke on KC.
WWW.BBQ-BRETHREN.COM
BBQchef33 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2014, 01:18 PM   #8
Bill-Chicago
somebody shut me the fark up.

 
Bill-Chicago's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-11-03
Location: Chicago Southwestern Burbs, but always south of Madison Ave.
Name/Nickname : Professor Dickweed
Default

On a side note, its refreshing that I am no longer the asshat that keeps doing this over and over.

But I do miss the calls from Phil with the message of "KITFO" (Knock It The **** Off)
__________________
.
Bill-Chicago

The death of "willkat98"


Bandera, M-BGE, WSM, Gold Kettle, Kenmore Gasser, 36Qt Turkey Fryer, ECB, Dutch Oven, Black Iron BBQ Viper-M, Blackstone 36" Griddle
Bill-Chicago is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2014, 07:18 PM   #9
jacob
Quintessential Chatty Farker
 
jacob's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-30-06
Location: North Georgia
Default

I think I'm good this time. I ain't seen a WTF aimed at me for a while now.
__________________
Weber One Touch Gold
Smokers- Back In Stock
Napoleon Apollo Smoker
Courtesy of Ray Lampe
jacob is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Forum Custom Search: Enter your Search text below. GOOGLE will search ONLY the BBQ Brethren Forum.
Custom search MAY not work(no display box) in some configurations of Internet Explorer. Please use compliant version of Firefox or Chrome.







All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:14 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
2003 -2012 © BBQ-Brethren Inc. All rights reserved. All Content and Flaming Pig Logo are registered and protected under U.S and International Copyright and Trademarks. Content Within this Website Is Property of BBQ Brethren Inc. Reproduction or alteration is strictly prohibited.
no new posts