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Original poster
Jul 11, 2007
Central Florida
Howdy, ALL;
Requesting permission to come aboard.. I am SamBigDeer, (sam) from central Florida.. Retired Metrology Technician (Electronics, Measuring Instrument Calibration).. I learned of this forum from my Smoking Meat Newsletter, so I hopped right over and registered.. I'm expecting to have a great time learning from you folks..
Oh tell em the truth, yer just a weather guesser

Just kidding, I'm Navy too, FC2 out in Port Hueneme, CA. Welcome to the forums. Everybody here is so nice and helpful. I also reccomend Jeffs free 5 day eCourse.
welcome to SMF. any questions, just ask. read all you can on the different meats you want to smoke. remember, we like pics. i also reccomend jeff's course.
Welcome aboard SamBigDeer. Glad to have you with us. We're all here when you have Q questions, just ask.

Keep Smokin
Permission granted, welcome aboard the mighty SMF! You are gonna love it here, I promise!
Welcome aboard to SMF from a northern neighbour in Canada!
You'll love it here.Great people and information here.
Jeff also has free PDF files which contain a lot of info you can download.
Again, welcome aboard!
Nice to have you join us Sam. Welcome aboard!
Welcome Sam! The smoking lamp is ALWAYS lit here, so smoke 'em if you got 'em. Ask if you need to know, share what you know, post pics of your smoking adventures.
That is all.

Welcome aboard, great group of folks here. Ask all the questions you've got. etc. etc. Ex QM here, did a lot of Weather observation while I was in :)
Welcome,fellow central Floridian! This forum is awesome, everyone and everthing set to make you a better 'Q'er. Dive in, tons of great info and help.
Welcome from East LA(eastern lower Alabama). I guess you know you're
going to get blamed anytime someone has to smoke in the rain
Glad to have you aboard Sam. Looking forward to your adventures with SMF!!
Welcome to SMF SBD!!! There is alot of knowledge and friendship to be shared here. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to share. Someone will always be ready to help. And we love to see pics of your smoke.

Welcome and smoke on
Permission Granted Petty Officer SamBigDeer!

Welcome aboard! You'll find we have the best shipmates available on the net all gathered here to take you from the "A" gang to the mess desks in short order! So head on down to the mess deck and see what we've got cookin' and by the way don't forget to bring your best phographersmate along with you we like plenty of photos.

Carry On ...

Forward Auxilary IC (retired) at your service!
Not to try and sound snooty or anything. Just thought you all would like to learn a little Navy jargon.

The smoking lamp is never lit on a ship. The smoking lamp is Lighted. Dont ask me why, Somebody probably just made a gramatical error way back in history and it stuck...thats my best guess.

I always thought it was pretty funny. is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.