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Old 08-30-2007, 02:04 PM   #1
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How did you find DC?

Does everyone remember how they found DC? I was doing a Google search on “grilled meatloaf” and this thread was returned. I read that thread and then just stuck around! How did everyone else come by DC?


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Old 08-30-2007, 02:10 PM   #2
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I actually was looking for a good cooking/food message forum.
It was amazingly DIFFICULT to locate DC.

Forum is the key search term, not chat board, not message board...

Glad I found it. :)

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Old 08-30-2007, 02:11 PM   #3
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I was a member of another cooking discussion forum which slowly was dying and getting spammed. Some of the others mentioned DC and I can along and visited, liked what I saw and stayed.
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Old 08-30-2007, 02:16 PM   #4
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I was in search for grilling recipes and how to pickle different items. I found what I was looking for here and then discovered the "off topic, jokes" section and I have been hooked ever since.
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Old 08-30-2007, 02:19 PM   #5
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I was a member of the FoodTV boards. They weere going downhill fast. MJ, a previous admin here at DC, was a member there too and invited me over here. He told me how great everyone was and he was not wrong. It was the best internet move I ever made.
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Old 08-30-2007, 02:20 PM   #6
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Like GrillingFool, I was searching specifically for a cooking discussion forum. Not sure what search terms worked, but I found it, read a bunch of threads, and liked the friendly atmosphere.

btw, I never properly introduced myself. I love to cook and wish I had more people to cook for than just my DH and me, and sometimes an exchange student. Sometimes friends, but my health hasn't been great the past several years, so we haven't been entertaining as much as I would like. But I'm getting better and our kitchen remodel is almost done, so I'm planning a very special dinner party

I was not a very good cook when we first got married; several years later, I took a class on cooking with herbs and just loved it. I fell in love with cooking after that, and since I love to read, sometimes I buy cookbooks just to learn about how that style of cooking developed.

Recently my closest friend told me her former mother-in-law cooked something different EVERY DAY! She would stop at the store on her way home to pick up anything she needed and make something new. So that's my new cooking inspiration - not quite every day, because there are some favorites that DH and I couldn't do without but I'm getting more adventurous. And I love it here
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Old 08-30-2007, 02:20 PM   #7
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i was unhappy with all of the trolls, axe-grinders, and cliques on a few other foodie sites, so i searched for a smaller, friendlier site. i found some kind of poll (on c2c, i think?) that listed this site as the 36th or 37th most popular, so i joined.
within a few weeks, the food tv chat shut down and a wave of newbies arrived. i just sorta became one of the crowd of new guys.
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Old 08-30-2007, 02:36 PM   #8
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Another FoodTV refugee.
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Old 08-30-2007, 02:39 PM   #9
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I found DC on (my Yahoo) putting in - cooking forum. I liked the layout and how this one is handled. Its the only one I have joined, love it !
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Old 08-30-2007, 02:41 PM   #10
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I was a member of the same board as miniman. Apparently the site wasn't moderated very well...or at all. Over a short period of time it was so smarmy I wanted to wash my hands after I'd used my own keyboard, if you get my meaning.

One of the members of my old board referred me here and I've been here ever since.

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