Greetz from Kansas

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by mofo, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. mofo

    mofo Meat Mopper

    Hey all -
    I came across this forum while doing some research on a smoker. I'm looking at a GrillPro Verticle Propane smoker which can be ordered online from ACE hardware. I have used a Brinkman propane smoke n grill in the past and liked the convience of it, so thought I would stay with the propane line. Just wanted to say hi and that I really like what I have seen around here so far!

    Rock Chalk Jayhawk!
  2. peculiarmike

    peculiarmike Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF. You'll like it here.
    What is a "Rock Chalk?"????????????????????????? [​IMG]
  3. fatback joe

    fatback joe Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum.
  4. mofo

    mofo Meat Mopper

    KU's world famous Rock Chalk Chant evolved from a cheer that a chemistry professor, E.H.S. Bailey, created for the KU science club in 1886. Bailey's version was "Rah, Rah, Jayhawk, KU" repeated three times. The rahs were later replaced by "Rock Chalk," a transposition of chalk rock, the name for the limestone outcropping found on Mount Oread, site of the Lawrence campus.
    The cheer became known worldwide. Teddy Roosevelt pronounced it the greatest college chant he'd ever heard. Legend has it that troops used the chant when fighting in the Philippines in 1899, in the Boxer Rebellion in China, and in World War II. At the Olympic games in 1920, the King of Belgium asked for a typical American college yell. The assembled athletes agreed on KU's Rock Chalk and rendered it for His Majesty.
    Download the Rock Chalk chant (532K mp3)
  5. gooose53

    gooose53 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum MoFo!!
  6. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard,glad you stumbled upon SMF.
  7. geob

    geob Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Welcome I know you will love it here.

  8. davidmcg

    davidmcg Meat Mopper

    MoFo welcome to SMF, one Kansan to another, it is a welcome site to have another person here from the Great State of Kansas. I from up here in Kansas. I have a homemade offset, a charcoal ECB and an electric ECB. I am also in the process of making a UDS when I get time. Click on the link below and add yourself to the map.
  9. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hey welcome and glad to meet you! I've had great results and awesome eating with a Brinkman Smoke n' Pit. Of course I have done a few modifications with stainless steel, but it is a good unit.
  10. Just thought I would say hello from another Kansan. Just joined looks like a great site.
    Our team just won the tailgater division (babyback ribs) at the KSU wildcat competition. We are excited to continue with competitions and to have some fun. All of our team work at Fort Riley so we are around the Manhattan area. I went to KU several years back[​IMG] , most of the guys try and put purple in my face, all I say is KU's numbers speak for themselves, easy to get em riled up.
  11. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard, glad to have ya!
  12. ajthepoolman

    ajthepoolman Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Oh yeah!!!!


    2008 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!!!!!

    By the way, I'm ajthepoolman also from Topeka! But who cares?

    ROCK CHALK!!!!!
  13. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    WElcome to the smf...............Great to have you here...............
  14. t-bone tim

    t-bone tim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum MoFo , this is a great site , glad you joined us .
  15. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF. Glad you came and decided to join us.
  16. flyin'illini

    flyin'illini Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome! Thanks for the explanation of Rock Chalk.

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