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Old 07-17-2008, 09:06 PM   #1
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Hello from the United Kingdom

Just saying hello to everyone. Not sure how many are from the UK that are on the forum, but thought I would become a member none the less.

I'm originally from just outside of Mobile, Alabama. Now live in the UK.

I'm not a huge kitchen fan, I prefer to be out next to the BBQ. Though here in the UK that can often mean a wet and windy cook out with everyone standing in the door watching you and thinking you have lost your mind. Though I'm slowly converting them to the joys of good-ole fashion cook-out.

I run a online business dealing with outdoor gear and knives (yes that includes kitchen) and we are also the recognized distributor for the Edge Pro sharpening systems here in the UK & EU, but also provide them within the US as well.

To be honest that is how I stumbled across this site while doing a bit of research on users and what they thought about the systems and such. Don't think I came here for commercial reasons only though... I've already read a few of the threads on here and my mouth is watering and I'm itching to get in front of the stove. I can feel the pounds gaining already just reading.

Well off to read a few more post before I hit the bed. I'll be glad to answer any questions I can in reguards to the Apex systems as long as your willing to bear with me and answer my questions about how to cook something.

cheers,
Joe

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Old 07-18-2008, 02:37 PM   #2
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Welcome to DC, Edgepro------never lived in the UK and certainly wouldn't mind, but come thru London and Reading a lot.......love the people and your country and history---I'm a Tudor history fan!!!! My husband works for a British company........ I'll answer any questions about cooking but I need no info on Apex in exchange........I'm computer-challenged as it is...........welcome again!!!
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Old 07-18-2008, 02:41 PM   #3
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It works out fairly well as the wife can cook the traditional british food, where as I do well with the southern american styles for the most part. Unfortuantly I find mself often trying to source some things here in the UK that the local markets just can't provide or the price is 3 times that of the US plus interest.

thanks for the welcome to the site though.

cheers,
Joe
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Old 07-18-2008, 03:24 PM   #4
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yep, Edgepro, do I know it........been to Sainsbury's and Tesco's.......you should try living in KZ!!!:)
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Old 07-18-2008, 04:28 PM   #5
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Welcome, edgepro-
I imagine your southern drawl must be quite a novelty for the brits :)
It's great to have you here - what are your favorite things to bbq?
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Old 07-18-2008, 04:35 PM   #6
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Just saying hello to everyone. Not sure how many are from the UK that are on the forum, but thought I would become a member none the less.

I'm originally from just outside of Mobile, Alabama. Now live in the UK.

I'm not a huge kitchen fan, I prefer to be out next to the BBQ. Though here in the UK that can often mean a wet and windy cook out with everyone standing in the door watching you and thinking you have lost your mind. Though I'm slowly converting them to the joys of good-ole fashion cook-out.

Joe
Welcome, Joe.
That must be some interesting accent you've developed!
Glad you could join us.
Lot's of interesting info here.
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Old 07-18-2008, 05:27 PM   #7
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Welcome to DC Joe!
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Old 07-18-2008, 05:30 PM   #8
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There are quite a few of us based in the UK - have a look at teh DC map. Welcome & enjoy.
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Old 07-18-2008, 05:49 PM   #9
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welcome to DC, Joe.
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Old 07-18-2008, 07:55 PM   #10
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Hi and welcome to DC! I lived in Bristol for 2 years and just moved back home to San Francisco last month. I sure don't miss the UK weather!!!
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