| Food and Drink Board|| Group Restaurant in New Orleans - MikeD on 3/31/14 at 4:03 pm|
Hey y'all - I'm looking to take a large group of people (35-40 heads) attending a conference to eat a nice dinner in New Orleans middle of next month. We were looking to get a private room if possible.
Unfortunately, I have a limited knowledge of NOLA restaurants that can handle a group that b...
| Tiger Rant|| UK Traveling GIF - MikeD on 2/22/14 at 7:09 pm|
Whoever has or can make a GIF of the traveling on the game winning play for UK, please post it here....
| Tiger Rant|| Aaron Hill Playing in Phoenix Pro-Am - MikeD on 1/29/14 at 7:53 pm|
Getting lots of support from his teammates
| More Sports Board|| Seattle Noise Overrated?? - MikeD on 1/19/14 at 8:15 pm|
Haven't seen the decibel meter go above 107 and then Pam Oliver calls them out for not being that loud. Was the Guinness meter calibrated when they hit 130+ dB?...
| Money Talk|| Roth IRA Contributions - MikeD on 11/12/13 at 9:29 pm|
I was not allowed to contribute to my Roth IRA last year due to exceeding income limits. Single, no kids. I max out the company 401k and defer enough to hit IRS max on this as well.
Is there a way to convert either my 401k or another IRA to get allowable contribution into my Roth account?...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| WTB Stadium Club Tickets - MikeD on 7/22/13 at 9:23 pm|
Looking to buy some Stadium Club tickets for 2013 season. Our source from previous years ended up selling them to someone else this year.
Ideal would be 4-6 tickets for face plus all associated fees.
| Money Talk|| Fidelity Portfolio Advisors - MikeD on 6/25/13 at 8:35 pm|
I recently got a call from Fidelity (where I keep my investments not including company 401k) about converting my investments to their Porfolio Advisory Service. It is basically an active manager that manages my investments.
I currently have a grab bag of stocks and mutual funds with no real rhym...
| More Sports Board|| Hibbert Defense =/= Verticality - MikeD on 6/3/13 at 8:12 pm|
Verticality requires that you jump straight up. Hibbert is jumping forward but keeping his arms up. These are two different scenarios of which NBA officials should be aware....
| More Sports Board|| Who's Playing TPC LA next week? - MikeD on 4/28/13 at 10:00 pm|
From the tips to see how they match up vs. the pros?...
| Pelicans Talk|| Heat Game 3/29 - MikeD on 3/24/13 at 8:07 pm|
Who is going?
I've got a ticket in 103. Looking at StubHub prices are crazy for this game. Should be a great atmosphere. Throw in people off work for Good Friday and it will be crazy in the Hive....
| O-T Lounge|| Airboat Tours - NOLA Area - MikeD on 2/5/13 at 8:13 pm|
I have some relatives coming down in May that want to set up an airboat tour relatively close to New Orleans. I have never been on one of these and don't have any advice to give.
Does anyone know of some good tour operators that I can recommend?
| O-T Lounge|| Long Form Story NY Times on Avalanche - MikeD on 1/2/13 at 10:04 pm|
This was a very good read on an avalanche last year in Washington. Several people had video cameras with them and there is some good multimedia in the story.
Also, there is a video in the last section for non-readers.
| O-T Lounge|| Old School Car Ad Question - MikeD on 11/15/12 at 9:59 pm|
In the 80's and maybe early 90's, which car company was it that would end their TV ads with a guy/girl jumping in the air with a freeze frame of the person mid jump?
Chevy or Ford?...
| Political Talk|| 8/6/11 - Largest Special Ops Loss of Life - MikeD on 8/6/12 at 8:57 pm|
One year anniversary of the helicopter crash last year that claimed the lives of 30 Americans. [link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Chinook_shootdown_in_Afghanistan)]Wiki Link[/link]
Thanks to these men that made the ultimate sacrifice.
| More Sports Board|| Adam Scott Penalty Thread - MikeD on 7/22/12 at 10:22 am|
With all the golfers on here, this should merit its own thread separate from the Open thread.
I think Scott should have called the penalty on himself.
The ball doesn't move for 5 minutes while he walks up there and then moves 7 seconds after his practice swing means he made it move. Penalty....
| More Sports Board|| Clay Bennett is Scum - MikeD on 6/6/12 at 10:43 pm|
Ripped the Sonics from Seattle and now is getting glorified by OKC faithful....
| More Sports Board|| Lamar Odom Issues - MikeD on 5/7/12 at 7:08 pm|
What were the 'personal issues' that Lamar Odom was going through? Reading an article about him not receiving a playoff share and just was curious if anyone had heard anything. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Celebrity Apprentice Season Thread <SPOILERS> - MikeD on 2/19/12 at 8:40 pm|
Just starting this for Adam Carolla's presence.
This is the first time I've watched this series in several years....
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Want BCS tix - will pay 2000 for 2 - MikeD on 1/6/12 at 8:09 pm|
Send me an email at
| Pelicans Talk|| Times Pic Ad By CP3? - MikeD on 12/14/11 at 9:56 pm|
Do y'all think that Chris Paul will take out a full page ad in the paper to thank the fans and the city for their support?
I think he will...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Jed Collins Penalties - MikeD on 12/11/11 at 2:35 pm|
Geez take it easy.
Two holding calls and now an offensive PI call....
| O-T Lounge|| Accident on I-10 at Hwy 30 Exit - MikeD on 11/29/11 at 8:10 pm|
Anyone know what happened? Looked to be a car going the wrong way on I-10E with a head on collision. Pretty scary looking at the two cars involved....
| Tiger Rant|| LSU Band Leaving the Stadium Last Night - MikeD on 11/6/11 at 3:22 pm|
The band leaving the game walking to the bus through the Alabama fans. Great atmosphere after the game. ...
| More Sports Board|| Rank the Playoffs Collapses - MikeD on 10/28/11 at 10:28 pm|
Yankees up 3-0
Blazers up 15 points on Lakers in 4th quarter Game 7
Oilers up 38-3 on Bills
edit for Blazers fix....
| Tiger Rant|| Felonies and College Football - MikeD on 8/21/11 at 12:52 pm|
I'm trying to get an idea of what other programs response to players charged with felonies have been in the past.
A google search for "college football felony" reminded me of the 4 Auburn players kicked off the team last year after being charged with felonies. [link=(http://sports.espn.go.com...
| O-T Lounge|| Pelican Point Conditions - MikeD on 6/23/11 at 8:31 pm|
Heard the greens there have been terrible recently from a few people. I thought the greens superintendent got fired. Has anybody played it in the last few days? Links or Lakes......
| Outdoor Board|| Home Defense Shotgun Ammo - MikeD on 5/10/11 at 7:30 pm|
What kind of shot would y'all recommend? I've got a 12 gauge used for bird hunting and just recently felt the need to begin keeping it loaded around the house. Currently I got 7.5 shot from duck season.
This good or should I go with bigger pellets?...
| More Sports Board|| Steve Nash vs. Jason Richardson - MikeD on 4/6/11 at 8:14 pm|
The next great rivalry in the NBA. It makes sense why J Rich got shipped out of town.
| O-T Lounge|| Weekend Golf Trips - MikeD on 4/5/11 at 9:42 pm|
Anyone have any recommendations for 2 or 3 day golf trips within a 4 hour drive of BR? All inclusive for golf and stay type deals are what we are looking for. I'm already going to Gulf Shores later this month so not there....
| O-T Lounge|| iPad 2 - MikeD on 3/28/11 at 10:49 pm|
Does the Mall of LA Apple store have these in stock? Online the wait is 3-4 weeks. ...