Southerners! Here's Your Chance to be Heroes!

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  1. Tuckerfan

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    Europe is being overrun by giant, pigeon eating catfish!
    For those of you not familiar with life in the South, there's few things Southerners like more than a good fish fry. And it has to be catfish for it to be a real fish fry.

    If somebody wants to get rich, they just put together a tour package aimed at Southerners and telling them that they can catch a 600 lb catfish, and you'll have more Bubba's lined up around the block to take the trip than you can shake a stick at.
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    Are you allowed to leave the country while awaiting trial for treason?
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  3. Ancalagon

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    Can you noodle them?

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    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Damn, I love catfish! Now I'm hungry...
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    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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  6. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    Now that I think on it, I’m pretty sure in Le Morte d'Shawn it’s said that whomsoever noodles a 600lb catfish is proclaimed King of the Alabamians.
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  7. Tuckerfan

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    True story, ~25 years ago, a friend of mine was in the hospital dying, and a mutual friend took charge of the out-of-state relatives who showed up to help with everything. The relatives were from Iowa, Alaska, and some other flat fucking state nobody ever thinks about. The entire time those relatives were here, they all insisted on going to the place in town that had an all-you-can-eat catfish buffet. They didn't want to eat at the dying friend's favorite places. They just wanted the catfish because they "can't get it back home." Yeah, okay, like there's a lot of Laotian restaurants in fucking Alaska. Granted, I'm biased, since I can't eat catfish, but if I had the chance to eat at a favorite place of a close relative who was dying, I'd opt for that at least once.
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    There's a barbecue place here (not a chain but they have several locations) that has great catfish.

    Their barbecue is so mediocre that I only go there for the fish.
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  9. Tuckerfan

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    When the plague is over, we need to organize a caravan of Texans (who understand BBQ) to beat the fuck out of the folks who've opened up a "Texas BBQ" in my town. The sauce isn't kinda sweet, it is fucking Pixie Stix sweet.
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  10. steve2^4

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    Wanders off to a proper fish-camp...
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    Oh wait. I'm vegan. Hitsay.
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    Bar-B-Cutie from Nashville opened a location near my house a few years ago and it's not terrible for fast-food barbecue.
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    I know a guy who does that. Sorry, not shoving my arm into a dark hole underwater where there might be a big assed catfish :drool: but it might be a water moccasin :( or snapping turtle :( or maybe even a gator :(
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    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    why can't you eat catfish?
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    Yeah, I'm familiar with that place. Got a friend who's daughter works for them. They're about average for even the mom-n-pop places in this area (let's remember, the part of TN that's known for BBQ is Memphis, not Nashville). The place I'm talking about claims to be "authentic Texas BBQ" so they serve beef and chicken, not just pork. The meat's fine, but the sauce they give you is just fucking candy. Not a good tomato-based sauce, or even a vinegar-based one. It's fucking awful. I mean, there's times when you want a vinegar-based sauce, and other times when you want a tomato-based one, and the shit they have is neither. Take the Bar-B-Cutie stuff and add a pound of sugar to it and you'll have some idea of what I'm talking about. It's a goddamned war crime, I'm telling you.
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  16. Tuckerfan

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    Makes me sick. Doesn't matter how it's prepared but there's something about it that makes me feel like I'm going to barf my guts out. When I was a kid, all fish did that to me, but as I've gotten older, I've been able to tolerate other kinds of fish, so I consider myself lucky.
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    Ugh, I can't stand sweet BBQ sauce. I have to look for a smokey chiplote-esque variety to slake my craving here. All y'all will need to show me a proper BBQ if I ever get into your neck of the woods.
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    Dickey's is decent considering it's chain bbq. I like their brisket. Famous Dave's closed up shop here a couple of years ago. We have a local chain called "Good Wood", which is good, but a bbq chain that has a Maitre 'd station at the entrance has always struck me as pretentious. The best in the area to my taste is "Big Daddy's". They have a good vinegar based sauce and their regular sauces aren't too sweet.
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    I am not going vegan.

    Not today.

    Not ever.
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    I didn't know fish camps existed outside of North Carolina. :soma:
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    Didn't say how far...
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    Diacanu has a BBQ chain?! Why was I not informed?

    Can't get decent brisket here at the moment due to lockdown. I got Mum to bring some for Xmas and used half for a rendang and half to make pastrami.
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    figures he'd ask for my email when I just want a print screen. Mods! Dicky's asking for my personal information!

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    Unless he's ironically targeting Dayton by putting pictures of the type of animal the meat comes from on the side, I don't think that's our Dickynoo.
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    "punk ting"? :unsure::chris:
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    Fuck yeah on the Ting. Love that stuff. Haven’t had the pink but the Jamaican place in my ‘hood will make a Ting Wray (Ting and Wray white over proof rum) for regulars that is fucking delicious/dangerous. Only one a day.