You know you have a smoking/bbq "problem" when.....

Discussion in 'Jokes' started by mossymo, Aug 4, 2007.

  1. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Share your experiences or thoughts on this subject. For me, 3 different thoughts come to mind. The first just happened to me last evening.

    For quite a few months my wife has been bugging me for us to go out to a new steak house in town that we have been hearing nothing but good about. Finally last night I agreed. When I start looking at the menu I do not want to order the ribs because I feel I can just make my own and then when I look at the prices on the menu and when we get our bill I can not help but thinking about the butts, ribs and briskets we could have purchased with that money !!!

    My second issue is I can not drive by a salvage yard without looking in and seeing if their may be something I can make a unique smoker out of. In fact when I go to Subway I am always eyeballing their bread ovens and wondering when it just might break down and need replacing !!!

    My third is no matter what home improvement center I go to I have to go look at the smokers and wood chips. Now when entering a Super Walmart,….. look out. They have smokers, woodchips and a meat department, it is like a wish list heaven !!!
  2. gypsyseagod

    gypsyseagod Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    my name is gypsy & i'm a smokeaholic....... [​IMG]
  3. blackhawk19

    blackhawk19 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sounds very familiar, I thought you were talking about me when I started reading that[​IMG]
  4. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    ROFL! I do the same thing but it's with smoking and brewing stuff!

    I scan the trash piles along the road while drive someplace.

    I find a scrap of metal and wonder if it will fit into a smoker or smoke accessory I might build.

    I see a container of some sort and see a possible wood storage container, grain bin, kegerator parts etc.

    ergh! [​IMG]
  5. smokincowboy

    smokincowboy Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    You all have it bad I would never get that way. uuuuuum that was not me that got the junkyard smoker a few months back ok so it was me. weeelllll I guess I have it bad too. Please disregard the first sentance. hehehehe
  6. The restaurant thing happened to me just last week... The wife and I went to one of our favorite steakhouses that grill their steaks on a mesquite fire grill.... So I just ASSUMED that their ribs would be mesquite smoked too.... no, just low and slow in an oven and slathered in a commercial bbq sauce. sigh[​IMG]
  7. gypsyseagod

    gypsyseagod Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    i just looked in the chest freezer & there is not 1 package of uncooked meat & the durn thing is full to the top. i'm using the excuse that i have to "practice" for that bbq cookoff to go get some hide tomorrow. i may have to find some homeless people to donate to to make some room.... yes i have a smoking problem....... [​IMG]
  8. hillbillysmoker

    hillbillysmoker Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Is this not normal behavior?????????????????

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