Originally Posted by TheJadedDog
2) Not sure why you would tip the fermenter. Just get an autosiphon to rack the beer to the secondary.
I've never done it, but I think the idea is you will have uneven trub (I'm going to start calling it turd, as OP did) and then can rack from a point where it is "shallow." In this way, you can get slightly more beer or slightly less turd or both.