| Outdoor Board|| Where to pickup bulk dirt (not river silt) in Baton Rouge - DrewTheEngineer on 6/15/15 at 11:37 am|
Need a yard or two of dirt to fill in low area that is sloped. Tried river silt already and it washed away during the big rain last Tuesday. Thanks in advance....View Topic - Replies (1)
| Outdoor Board|| Worse in the heat: poison ivy or a bad sunburn? - DrewTheEngineer on 6/8/15 at 5:46 pm|
I've got poison ivy right now, and I'd gladly take a bad sunburn instead....View Topic - Replies (17)
| Outdoor Board|| When do queen palms start growing again after the winter? - DrewTheEngineer on 4/17/15 at 1:59 pm|
Baton Rouge here. Trimmed the dead branches off my queen palms a few days ago and wondering when they will start to grow again (if they didn't die over the winter). Anyone out there with new growth yet?...View Topic - Replies (3)
| Outdoor Board|| What animal could dismember a cat in urban south Baton Rouge? - DrewTheEngineer on 3/24/15 at 8:25 am|
I live in Oak Hills in south Baton Rouge. Something killed our outdoor cat last night and left the head and a front leg in our front yard. The body was gone. Also, there was fur everywhere (this was a very furry cat), so I guess there was a big fight. Any ideas?...View Topic - Replies (20)
| Tech Board|| Anyone traded in a smartphone at Verizon? - DrewTheEngineer on 2/25/15 at 10:50 am|
I'm thinking about trading in a fairly new iPhone 5s through their mail-in program. Just wondering if anyone has had a bad experience doing this? TIA....
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| Music Board|| Looking for some workout earbuds. What do you recommend? - DrewTheEngineer on 12/9/14 at 10:44 am|
Looking to pay $50-$100. What something that sounds good (or at lease better than the Apple earbuds), and is pretty durable....View Topic - Replies (6)
| Outdoor Board|| Protecting recently planted trees from the winter cold - DrewTheEngineer on 11/12/14 at 1:30 pm|
Planted 3 crepe myrtles and 2 queen palms early this past summer. I'm guessing the crepe myrtles are more naturally resistant to cold, so I'm more concerned about losing the palms. So far I've got a few bales of pine straw to pack around their bases. Any other tips?...View Topic - Replies (3)
| Outdoor Board|| OB'ers, here's your chance to scoop up a nice ranch in Texas - DrewTheEngineer on 9/2/14 at 9:27 am|
[link=(http://www.chron.com/homes/article/Waggoner-Ranch-among-US-largest-listed-for-sale-5681217.php)]510,000 acres![/link]...View Topic - Replies (4)
| Tiger Rant|| Hottest temperature ever for a home football game - DrewTheEngineer on 8/8/14 at 2:20 pm|
Was it this one? [link=(http://www.wunderground.com/history/airport/KBTR/2000/9/2/DailyHistory.html)]102 degrees on 9/2/2000[/link] [link=(http://www.lsusports.net/SportSelect.dbml?SPSID=27811&SPID=2164&DB_OEM_ID=5200&Q_SEASON=2000)]2000 season schedule[/link]...
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| Outdoor Board|| Question for folks with campers regarding roadside assistance - DrewTheEngineer on 6/26/14 at 2:20 pm|
Going out this weekend for our first trip with our camper. The last thing on my checklist is to have a number to call if we have a roadside emergency. I was looking at joining [link=(http://www.goodsamroadside.com/)]Good Sam Roadside[/link]. Any suggestions?...View Topic - Replies (1)
| Outdoor Board|| Question for folks with RV's / Campers - DrewTheEngineer on 6/12/14 at 9:33 am|
How long of an electrical cord do you typically need at campgrounds and state parks? My camper came with a 25 foot cord, just wondering if that will be long enough. Thanks in advance ......View Topic - Replies (4)
| Music Board|| Pearl Jam Ten (Legacy Edition) - DrewTheEngineer on 5/23/14 at 4:16 pm|
I recently downloaded this, mostly to hear the Brendon O'Brien remix of the entire album. Pearl Jam has stated that they never really liked the way the original album sounded, and this remix was an attempt to get closer to their vision. Wow, is all I can say. Listening to the remixed version of...View Topic - Replies (3)
| Outdoor Board|| Camper storage facilities around Baton Rouge - DrewTheEngineer on 5/2/14 at 4:18 pm|
Looking for a place to store a 30 foot camper. Doesn't need to be covered. TIA ......View Topic - Replies (3)
| Music Board|| Best place to sample headphones in Baton Rouge / New Orleans area - DrewTheEngineer on 2/10/14 at 9:51 am|
Any place other than Best Buy around here that has a good selection of headphones to try out? I'm looking for some good, over-the-ear headphones, and I don't want to resort to buying and returning to Amazon or some other Internet dealer. Thanks in advance ......View Topic - Replies (0)
| Music Board|| Break down your music collection by media type - DrewTheEngineer on 12/27/12 at 9:52 pm|
CD's: about 200 (still have them, most from 80's and 90's) Cassette Tapes: about 50 (all gone, most from 80's) Vinyl Albums: about 30 (all gone, most from 80's) Digital Albums: about 250 Digital Songs: about 4000...View Topic - Replies (10)
| O-T Lounge|| Variable speed pool pumps - DrewTheEngineer on 6/22/12 at 12:13 pm|
Anybody have any feedback on these? I need to replace my existing one-speed, 1HP pump, and was wondering if the potential energy savings would be worth the additional cost. I do have a pump timer and typically run the pump 8 hours over night and 2 hours during the day. Thanks in advance ......
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| O-T Lounge|| Anyone with personal experience with attic radiant barriors? - DrewTheEngineer on 4/17/12 at 6:59 pm|
Anyone have this installed, and if so, how well did it work with cooling? I'm more interested in keeping the house cool, although a lower electricity bill would be nice too. Thanks in advance ......
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| More Sports|| What MLB ballparks have you been to, and what was your favorite? - DrewTheEngineer on 7/13/10 at 8:53 am|
I've only been to three: Wrigley Field Dodger Stadium Rogers Centre (Toronto) Wrigley was my favorite. Also went to AstroDome several times when the Astros were still there....
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| Tiger Rant|| Memorable walk-off HR's by and against LSU .... - DrewTheEngineer on 5/27/10 at 12:45 pm|
Obviously Warren Morris in the '96 CWS final ... What are some others? ......
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| Gaming Board|| Need help connecting XBox 360 to PC - DrewTheEngineer on 12/4/09 at 9:45 am|
I'm having trouble getting my XBox and PC (Vista) to communicate (mainly to stream music), and I'm pretty sure it's my router. I'm using a Linksys WRT54GS. The XBox is connected via eithernet cable to the router, and the PC is wireless. I'm confident the router is the problem because I connected ...
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