| O-T Lounge|| Vacationing in New Zealand? - foreverLSU on 5/12/13 at 1:42 pm|
Looking at doing New Zealand for our honeymoon next year around February-March. Potentially making the trip into half camping/hiking and half hotels. Looking for some basic info and tips- where to fly into, towns to visit, things to do and see, etc. Thanks y'all :cheers:...
| O-T Lounge|| Judge orders LSU to release presidential candidate names - foreverLSU on 4/25/13 at 3:47 pm|
[quote]State district Judge Janice Clark ruled the University's presidential search process illegal in a short minute entry Thursday, ordering the names of more than 30 potential candidates to be released publically.
Court hearings for the suit file by the Advocate and the Times-Picayune ended to...
| Movie/TV Board|| Tyler Perry Movie $$$ Grossing Conspiracy Theory (per a few of my coworkers) - foreverLSU on 4/2/13 at 6:37 pm|
At work today the movie Temptation came up in discussion when one of my coworkers mentioned she saw it over the weekend. Apparently, Temptation is the first ever Tyler Perry movie to rank in the top 3 opening weekend. When I expressed my surprise about that fun fact, I got an earful about "the man" ...
| O-T Lounge|| IBM is bringing 800 new jobs to BR - foreverLSU on 3/27/13 at 12:27 pm|
IBM bringing 800 new jobs to BR.
[quote]IBM will establish an 800-job technology center in downtown Baton Rouge that will provide software development and software maintenance services to clients in the United St...
| O-T Lounge|| My coworker just said that an asteroid is going to hit Earth in 3 weeks. - foreverLSU on 3/25/13 at 10:46 am|
Apparently he read about it on Facebook.
Somebody call Bruce Willis & Ben Affleck. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| The Bachelor- Season Finale In Game Thread - foreverLSU on 3/11/13 at 7:16 pm|
Admit it, some of you are being forced to watch this with your better half.
In case you missed it, Chris Harrison said a Bachelor first will occur on the After the Final Rise special airing live immediately following the finale. Thoughts on what it could be? :popcorn:...
| Money Talk|| Delta Amex vs. Blue Sky Amex - foreverLSU on 3/4/13 at 9:57 am|
I've had the Delta Amex for a couple of years (my first credit card). The $95/year membership is more than worth it for the free checked bags and zone 1 boarding. Unfortunately, Delta has lost their minds at DCA (paging Bacon) and I haven't been able to find flights to MSY for less than $475 for a w...
| Movie/TV Board|| Greatest Movie Cameos By Actors Playing Themselves - foreverLSU on 2/12/13 at 8:14 pm|
Bob Barker in Happy Gilmore...
| Movie/TV Board|| Girls on HBO (I don't get the hype?) - foreverLSU on 2/9/13 at 5:32 pm|
First of all I'm a broad so after hearing everybody rave about this show and Lena Dunham I spent this weekend watching season 1 on demand. I truly do not understand the hype. Lena's character is annoying and frumpy, and Shoshanna- who cracks me up- does not get enough screen time.
Sure there wer...
| Money Talk|| Investing Advice for a Noob - foreverLSU on 2/1/13 at 9:51 am|
Hello wise friends of the Money Talk Board-
I have about $8k in mutual funds right now and it's being managed by Citi. I've decided to open an account with Fidelity and take a more proactive role in my investments.
I have my 401K through work, but I was thinking about putting $2500 of my $8k ...
| Political Talk|| Just got back from inauguration - foreverLSU on 1/21/13 at 12:00 pm|
First of all, let me say I am not an Obama supporter. This is my first inauguration living in DC and my apartment is about 5 blocks from the national mall. I wanted to experience inauguration for its historical signficance. While making our way to the mall we were held at Pennysylvania Ave for about...
| Movie/TV Board|| Breaking: Jurassic Park 4 sets release date - foreverLSU on 1/11/13 at 5:39 pm|
Hold on to ya butts :nana: :nana: :nana:
[quote]Universal Pictures has set a release date for Jurassic Park 4, which will be shot in 3D and come out June 13, 2014. Steven Spielberg is returning to produce the next installment of the franchise, the last of which came out in July 2001. This comes ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Ordering King Cakes Online... - foreverLSU on 1/6/13 at 1:17 pm|
After a failed experience of ordering a king cake from a so called Louisiana bakery in DC, this year I'd like to order from one of the OG king cake shops and have it shipped up to me. Just looking for some advice on best places to order, good experiences, bad experiences, etc. Thanks! :cheers:...
| O-T Lounge|| Oh look, another Ipad thread. - foreverLSU on 12/5/12 at 12:21 pm|
What model do you have?
Should I get one?
| Movie/TV Board|| Five Things Girl Meets World Needs to Do to Be a Proper Boy Meets World Sequel - foreverLSU on 11/27/12 at 10:14 pm|
1. Bring Back Shawn, Eric, Mr. and Mrs. Matthews, and, Of Course, Feeny
This will be a subject of much debate, but the way we see it, for this to be a proper Boy Meets World follow-up, it need...
| O-T Lounge|| First there was Le-a, now there's - foreverLSU on 11/27/12 at 8:37 pm|
[quote]Alert the (social) media: Hashtag is now a baby name.
Transitioning from their feed to midnight feedings, the Jameson family reportedly decided to name their newborn daughter after the popular Twitter term.
Born around 10 p.m. Saturday, the baby girl's arrival was announce...
| O-T Lounge|| GQ Names the 25 Least Influential People of 2012 - foreverLSU on 11/27/12 at 12:48 pm|
1. Mitt Romney
2. Amanda Bynes
4. Dwight Howard
6. George Zimmerman
7. Michelle Obama
8. Ryan Lochte
9. Gregg Williams
10. Jerry Sandusky's Lawyer
11. Guy Fi...
| O-T Lounge|| Things to do in Charleston, South Carolina - foreverLSU on 11/13/12 at 1:06 pm|
Going to Charleston for the first time. Just looking for some recommendations on things to do, see, etc. Thanks for the advice and have a terrific Tuesday :)...
| Political Talk|| What are your thoughts on the DREAM Act? - foreverLSU on 11/8/12 at 12:02 pm|
Got lazy and copy/pasted from Wiki the basics of the DREAM Act for those who don't know:
[quote]This bill would provide conditional permanent residency to certain undocumented residents of good moral character who graduate from U.S. high schools, arrived in the United States as minors, and lived ...
| O-T Lounge|| Workout Gurus: Exercising with a broken toe - foreverLSU on 11/5/12 at 8:36 pm|
Broke my big toe on Saturday morning when my grocery bag broke and a bottle of wine landed on my foot then shattered on the sidewalk. Went to Urgent Care today and x-rays showed a minor break that will just need to heal itself over the next few weeks.
I hate the idea of having to sit on my butt ...
| Political Talk|| Did Romney say anything indicating he wanted to "smack Obama" last night? - foreverLSU on 10/23/12 at 10:50 am|
Listening to some patient's in the lobby discussing last nights debate, and one woman said "I can't believe Romney said he wanted to reach over and smack Obama." To which a male patient responded "That's what happens when you deal with rich people, if you don't do what they say, they smack you down....
| Political Talk|| BOBBBBBBBBY - foreverLSU on 10/16/12 at 10:00 pm|
Jindal on CNN right now supporting Mitt...
| Political Talk|| Does it bother you there will be no 3rd party reps in tonights debate? - foreverLSU on 10/3/12 at 7:54 pm|
Personally, I think our country could seriously benefit from some middle ground perspective in a world of political polar opposites who are constantly bickering. Green, libertarian, etc. get next to nothing in terms of exposure in presidential races and it bothers me to no end. I believe Perot was t...
| O-T Lounge|| Pitbulls Are Terrible Dogs: Chapter 2832745 - foreverLSU on 8/15/12 at 2:39 pm|
My brother was walking his dog after class today (king charles mix, about a year old). As he's getting back to his apt complex he sees a pit bull running straight at them. So my brother assumes for a second that this dog just wants to play with his, until the pitbull jumped on my brothers dog a bit ...
| Music Board|| Taylor Swift's new song was released on iTunes last night - foreverLSU on 8/14/12 at 10:34 am|
off her new album "Red", coming out Oct 22nd.
Song is called "We Are Never Getting Back Together" and it is my JAM :usa: :nana:...
| O-T Lounge|| Recurring Nightmares- what are yours? - foreverLSU on 7/26/12 at 8:45 pm|
I have two recurring nightmares:
1. It's my last semester of college and it's finals week. I haven't gone to class all semester, haven't taken any tests all semester, and I'm trying to figure out how to tell my parents I won't be graduating as scheduled.
2. My teeth all falling out
| Movie/TV Board|| Netflix Instant for Wii- new format suuuucks - foreverLSU on 7/9/12 at 9:57 am|
Netflix finally stopped letting me take the option to skip their new upgrade, and now I absolutely hate the new format. I can't figure out how to take stuff out of my isntant queue and the new format is terrible for watching TV shows.
Anyone out there find a way to make it work? This is mostly a...
| Movie/TV Board|| Necessary Roughness- Smash Williams guest starring tonight :omgz: - foreverLSU on 6/20/12 at 9:07 pm|
Smash is playing a college senior strutting his stuff at the NFL Combine :bow:
Anyone else watch this show? I enjoy it. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Anchored due to Lindsy being vey much alive and well. - foreverLSU on 6/15/12 at 1:52 pm|
[quote]Lindsay Lohan was taken to a hospital after being found unconscious this morning in the penthouse of the Ritz-Carlton...
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone ever been to a wedding at the Hotel Monteleone (French Quarter)? - foreverLSU on 5/30/12 at 5:57 pm|
Toured it as a possible reception venue, and was surprised to learn they only do 8-9 weddings a year. That struck me as odd given the popularity of the hotel and the location. Has anyone been to a reception here? How was the food/ballroom/experience?
I've narrowed it down to 3 places, but I'm ha...