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Old 04-22-2008, 12:27 PM   #1
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Greetings from the Sopranos

I just came accross this forum today and was very impressed with the site and it's info. Took me all of 5 minutes to decide I was joining.

About me:
44 y/o, Vancouver Wa. (basically a suburb of PDX dispite what the "natives" think) Married with a 10 y/o boy.
I look kind of like Tony Soprano with a gotee and I do all the cooking in our house.
I bought a Weber Genesis last year and I have been doing alot more grilling as of late.
I am a fan of Alton Brown and subscribe to his "no unitaskers" philosophy. I hate gadgets and prefer a few quality tools that get well used and are easy to organize.
I just started a container garden to grow my own tomatoes, peppers, cukes, zukes, radishes, peas, and whatever else I come up with. I already have an herb garden.
I am not a waste management consultant. I own a landscape company.

Anyway, that's me. Just wanted to say hi. Look forward to adding to this forum.

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Old 04-22-2008, 12:34 PM   #2
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Welcome, Tony! Sounds like you'll fit right in here. We have a newer gardening forum here at DC that you will surely enjoy, as well as a grilling forum. I'm jealous of your Weber Genesis, I'm making a grill purchase any day now, so I know they're very nice. I'm opting for the Ducane Affinity 4400 if I can find it anywhere!

I look forward to your contributions!
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Old 04-22-2008, 12:35 PM   #3
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PS- your screen name triggered a slew of "Sopranos" ads in the google ad toolbar!
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Old 04-22-2008, 12:51 PM   #4
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PS- your screen name triggered a slew of "Sopranos" ads in the google ad toolbar!
That is funny. Never thought of that.
Good luck with your grill purchase. I love the Weber and would recommend it but is expensive. I am hoping that it will last long enough to be cheaper in the long run. At least that's what I told my wife when we got it.
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Old 04-22-2008, 12:53 PM   #5
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Welcome and I only have one thing to say - I DIDN'T DO IT
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Old 04-22-2008, 12:56 PM   #6
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Welcome and I only have one thing to say - I DIDN'T DO IT
Cute! Your emoticons have been class lately. How do you get ones that I don't see on our list? You had the ROTFL one I've enver seen before, too. (Sorry to pull attention away from TonyS for a moment)
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Old 04-22-2008, 12:58 PM   #7
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Cute! Your emoticons have been class lately. How do you get ones that I don't see on our list? You had the ROTFL one I've enver seen before, too. (Sorry to pull attention away from TonyS for a moment)
I'm sending you a private message Jill. Check in a few minutes.
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Old 04-22-2008, 01:00 PM   #8
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Welcome Tony. You will have your Weber for many years if you take care of it. Actually you will have it for many years even if you do not take care of it. They are very well made and stand up to a ton of abuse. When my dad bought his about 20 years ago the salesman stood on the grill cover and jumped up and down on it to show how sturdy and strong it was. He has yet to replace a single part on his.

I bought a genesis a few years ago and have loved using it. We use it at least once a week in the summer, but often times 3 or 4 times a week. It has never let me down.
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Old 04-22-2008, 01:02 PM   #9
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Love my Weber! Welcome to the boards Tony!
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Old 04-22-2008, 01:21 PM   #10
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HI welcome to our world! Make yourself at home!!

Hubby and I are from your part of the country and we love it there..
We'll move back some day....
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