Newbie checking in!

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by joe clark, Nov 9, 2007.

  1. My name is Joe Clark I just joined the forum yesterday. I am a master of eating smoked and BBQ meat but don't know jack about preparing it. I found this site while researching a smoker.

    I haven't decided on a smoker yet!

    I live in Sherwood, AR and have been a computer programmer for last 20 years. My main hobbies are hunting and fishing.

    I look forward to learning from all you experts, I get hungry just reading some of these posts!
  2. homebrew & bbq

    homebrew & bbq Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to SMF, Joe! You have certainly come to the right place. I've only been a member for a few weeks but I am already turning out better stuff from my smoker. Don't be shy about asking questions. Folks here are ready and willing to help you out anyway they can. Glad to have you with us.
  3. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hey Joe, whaddia know? Or, more importantly, what are you ABOUT to! :{) Hang on Bud... the learning curve here is a cliff! ZOOM! Look into the fatty to start...easy and almost foolproof. Maybe a pork butt next. Get a good thermometer at the same time as the's required gear. Ask away... we love it.
  4. geek with fire

    geek with fire Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Will be nice to have another geek 'round here![​IMG]

    Welcome to the finest group of smokin' experts around (I'm talking about them other dudes and dudettes, of course.)
  5. monstah

    monstah Meat Mopper

    Welcome to SMF! Enjoy your new addiction!
  6. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hello Joe, and welcome to the SMF. Glad to know another hunting and fishing buddy is amongst us. You're going to enjoy the friendly members here, not to mention all the great advise, tips, and laughs too! Keep reading around this site, there is a wealth of Q knowledge here.
  7. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF!! [​IMG]
  8. ozark rt

    ozark rt Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    Welcome Joe. It's always good to see another Arkie on here. I was kind of passing through Sherwood a couple of weeks ago. Was doing some things in Cabot but broke for lunch at Friday's at Lakewood Village.
  9. ron50

    ron50 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum, glad you could join us.
  10. rip

    rip Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to the site. I'm just across the river.
  11. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF Joe! I like to hunt and fish too.[​IMG]
  12. capt dan

    capt dan Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    another newbie here. are gonna become addicted to this place.

  13. moltenone

    moltenone Smoking Fanatic

    welcome Joe,get you a sandwich or two and join in,your gonna' get hungry
    for real.

  14. bigarm's smokin

    bigarm's smokin Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hey Joe, welcome. [​IMG] The knowledge in this forum will amaze you. Ask virtually any question, and someone here can answer it! For instance, I now know how to pickle eggs and gizzards, and Lord are they good! (of course, most of that is due to me being so naturally talented) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  15. pescadero

    pescadero Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I need to welcome you to SMF and also extend a welcome to another Comp Sci guy. Spent my entire working career in the field and then the Comp Sci, Agency and Consulting field after that.

    Really nice to have you on board. You will love it and learn a lot. I know I have.

  16. homebrewru

    homebrewru Fire Starter

    Welcome Joe. Let us know what you decide to go with.
  17. gramason

    gramason Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard the SMF.
  18. allen

    allen Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome Joe, Hunting and fishing is a perfect hobbie for this Forum, Meat and Fish. If you have a question about either, there are people that have the answer,just give them time to answer back.
  19. Welcome to the forum Joe
  20. welcome your in good hands here

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