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Old 07-30-2011, 07:46 PM   #31
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The date isn't set in stone yet Alix. I am even wondering if we should leave it until mid September after holidays are over, families are back in routine, etc. And anyone can submit any time they want.

To be truthful, I would almost like to just make this a thread rather than a contest - anyone can submit at any time and see how long we can keep it going - any comments everybody?
set it up any way you want Laurie and count me in. I'd love to do this only prob is a picture I just might have to strong arm Gina and see if she will help me.
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:33 AM   #32
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The date isn't set in stone yet Alix. I am even wondering if we should leave it until mid September after holidays are over, families are back in routine, etc. And anyone can submit any time they want.

To be truthful, I would almost like to just make this a thread rather than a contest - anyone can submit at any time and see how long we can keep it going - any comments everybody?
Instead of a GCC make it a "What's your best...." like I did with the burgers.

I had wanted to do a bunch more of those this summer (best pasta salad, potato salad, grilled veggie dish, etc) but things just go far to busy here and the summer seems to have flown by.
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Old 07-31-2011, 02:21 PM   #33
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Maybe instead of our GC Challenges in the summer, we should do a "What's Your Best...?" Everyone seems so busy in the Summer, the Challenges are better suited to thinking about and managing while snowed in.
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Old 08-01-2011, 08:00 PM   #34
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Maybe instead of our GC Challenges in the summer, we should do a "What's Your Best...?" Everyone seems so busy in the Summer, the Challenges are better suited to thinking about and managing while snowed in.
I agree. We could do one dish meals, casseroles, grilled foods and tons of others. And it would be a lot less work than a 4 or 5 course meal. I am all for it!

I am also in on this one too.
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Old 08-01-2011, 10:28 PM   #35
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Okay, so this is now officially "What's your Best Overall (or Signature) Dish? I will reiterate all the rules and outlines in a separate thread after I wrap my head around it. Everyone who was planning to enter okay with this? It is essentially the same, but a little less formal.
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I'm good with that! Go for it LP!
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Sounds good to me!
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Old 08-01-2011, 11:47 PM   #38
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Sounds good. Can't wait to read everyone's posts.
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Old 08-02-2011, 07:27 AM   #39
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set it up any way you want Laurie and count me in. I'd love to do this only prob is a picture I just might have to strong arm Gina and see if she will help me.
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I've decided to not do this. I'm sure it will be a big hit.
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Old 08-02-2011, 10:38 AM   #40
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Their are three GW spawn that would disagree with you on that. Sorry, we tease my dad all the time about repeating his stories and he gets and hears "Yes dad, you told me about it yesterday," more often than he'd probably like.
I see that I'm just going to have to live new stories. But that's a bit harder to do now that DW is slower, and all the kids have grown up and are creating their own stories that they can over-tell to their kids.

Or maybe, muhuahahahaha, I can start telling stories about my kids, and some of their "notable" exploits. Hmmmm. Let me think. P.A.G. & Sprout, now what are the most interesting things that they have done.

Oh, and I like the thread idea. It opens up the game more, makes it accessible to more people. That's a great idea. I still like the contest because it really challenges those who participate to step out of their comfort zone and try new things. But like was said, that's more practical when time isn't so precious as it is in summer.

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