| O-T Lounge|| 17 year old kid kills referee during a soccer match with single punch - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 5/5/13 at 7:41 am|
[quote]Ricardo Portillo of Salt Lake City passed away at Intermountain Medical Center where he was being treated for a punch he received after whistling a 17 year old pla...
| O-T Lounge|| Golden Orb Spider - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 4/16/13 at 9:22 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Homemade rocket reaches space - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 3/29/13 at 7:16 pm|
what an awesome project
| O-T Lounge|| The most interesting dog in the world - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 3/25/13 at 9:49 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Just moved into new neighborhood. Want to get a bike. - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 3/18/13 at 10:10 pm|
My daughter just learned to ride without training wheels, so I promised her I'd get a bike so we can, you know, ride and stuff.
I'm interested in a Diamondback Overdrive ($399 on Amazon) but the wife is telling me that it's expensive for a bike. I checked prices at Capitol Cyclery and most of th...
| O-T Lounge|| A fake watch is in my future (no shame) - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 2/22/13 at 11:35 am|
I'll be in China for the next few days. Definitely leaving with a fake watch of some sort. The last time I was in Shanghai I was surprised at how many knock-offs that were available that were based on current designs. They looked surprisingly good.
Last time I got this guy and was very happy unt...
| O-T Lounge|| Online reviews of N. Korean Death Camps - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 2/21/13 at 3:20 pm|
Ever since Google added these into their maps, some have been getting rave reviews
[quote]Quality Very good. Last year I attended a company sponsored team building seminar at Bukchang. Let me tell you this, ain...
| O-T Lounge|| OT Electrician Needed - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 2/12/13 at 9:26 pm|
I am installing a dimmer switch for the lights over the island in my kitchen. One light switch controls the island lights, but there are three other switches in the circuit and in the same panel (fan, fan lights, can lights). The can lights can be controlled from two separate switch locations (3-w...
| O-T Lounge|| Need a good home inspector - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 2/3/13 at 7:45 am|
Closing on a house in about a week. Out in the Prairieville area.
Any suggestions? TIA...
| O-T Lounge|| Residential alarm systems - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 1/24/13 at 6:43 am|
I'm looking to get something installed for my home. Anybody go through this recently? Are there any companies to look out for?
FYI I'm in the Prairieville area...
| O-T Lounge|| Building a house. Wrong brick mortar - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 12/24/12 at 2:16 pm|
My wife and I are building a house. The mortar used is a mud brown color but it was supposed to be natural gray. This combination of brick and mortar does not look very good, so we're very disappointed.
For those of you in home construction, what should I expect to happen next? What is the lik...
| O-T Lounge|| Nest Learning Thermostat - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 11/24/12 at 8:23 am|
Anybody have one of these? Steep price @ $250, but I hear it can help you save on energy bills....
| Political Talk|| Bunch of Debbie Downers in Here - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 11/6/12 at 11:16 pm|
What is with the catastrophe syndrome? It's embarrassing, really.
I'm willing to bet the majority of you freaking out can't explain how this election will screw up your life the life of your kids. You've just jumped on the "oh shit" bandwagon and have strapped yourself to the hood.
| Political Talk|| Official Dick Morris Might not Be Such a Dick Thread - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 11/6/12 at 11:06 pm|
[quote]Dick Morris ?@DickMorrisTweet #election2012 dont give up![/quote]
[quote]Dick Morris ?@DickMorrisTweet #election2012 It may all come down to Col[/quote]
[quote]Dick Morris ?@DickMorrisTweet #election2012 Ohio closed well from a big marfgin in early voting to a 2 pt obama lead with still...
| Political Talk|| Nate Silver Appreciation Thread - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 11/6/12 at 9:15 pm|
We're not worthy......
| O-T Lounge|| Any home audio gurus willing to help me with my setup? - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 11/4/12 at 11:30 am|
Not sure the best way to do this. Here is my wishlist:
Ceiling-mounted speakers connected to ipad above counter (hidden under upper cabinet. will pull down on hinge)
Q: Assuming I have 4 speakers, what speakers and amp should I go with on a low budget. I'm not an audiophile.
| O-T Lounge|| 32 metronomes synchronize themselves - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 9/26/12 at 7:52 pm|
Pretty cool act of physics....
| O-T Lounge|| Cat Adoption Fail - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 9/26/12 at 6:53 pm|
Make sure you do a background check....
| O-T Lounge|| Paintball Team Building for a bunch of sales guys - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 9/26/12 at 4:31 pm|
We have a big sales meeting in Baton Rouge early next year. We always try to have some kind of event, but the past few years have been pretty dull (i.e. ping pong tourney, bowling, poker).
I want to have a paintball or laser tag tournament but don't know where we could pull this off. The meetin...
| O-T Lounge|| Building a house. Need some creative / neat ideas for features - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 9/22/12 at 7:18 am|
I saw a youtube video where a guy mounted a retractable iPad underneath his kitchen cabinet. It is connected to an amp + speakers that a recessed in the ceiling.
I've also heard of a button in the master bedroom that will start the coffee pot in the kitchen.
What other ideas do you have?
| Political Talk|| Will Romney repeal the affordable care act? - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 8/31/12 at 7:14 am|
I have a 4 year old daughter that had a heart transplant at 3 mos old. Without the Affordable Health Care Act she could fall victim to 'lifetime maximums' set in place by private health insurance providers. With the AFA, this problem went away and I felt relieved.
My concern is that Romney said...
| O-T Lounge|| Mars Landing Successful!: NASA "Curiosity" Rover - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 8/5/12 at 10:51 am|
Anybody else going to watch the feed tonight? The actual landing takes place at 12:31 AM CST. Coverage begins around 8:30.
To get an appreciation for everything involved, do yourself a favor and watch this video [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2I8AoB1xgU)]LINK[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| Westboro Baptist Church needs to leave this World - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 7/24/12 at 6:59 am|
[link=(http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=dcb_1343078772)]"Thank God for the Aurora, Colorado Shooter..."[/link]
They could all burn and I would watch intently....
| Food and Drink Board|| San Marzano Tomatoes - Making a Spaghetti Sauce - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 7/8/12 at 8:37 pm|
Where is a good place in BR to pick them up. I swung by Pocorello's on Coursey tonight but they were closed, so I settled for some "from Italy" tomatoes from Ralph's.
What are your go-to tomatoes for spaghetti sauce?...
| O-T Lounge|| Who's A/C hasn't cut off since 11 AM? - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 7/1/12 at 5:01 pm|
<---- This guy
I removed our air filter in hopes that the house would cool down more quickly. Not working....
| O-T Lounge|| Ascension School Ratings - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 7/1/12 at 4:50 pm|
The wife and I found a house that we both like out in Prairieville. We haven't agreed to purchase yet but are strongly considering. We have 3 kids and want to make sure the schools will be a great fit.
The primary school is Duplessis. I noticed that this school received a C- from the State Dep...
| Political Talk|| Question: Are there parallels between being required to buy car insurance - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 6/26/12 at 1:14 pm|
and being required to buy health insurance?...
| O-T Lounge|| Eliminating water stains on glass shower door - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 6/24/12 at 9:31 pm|
I've tried a ton of stuff and they won't go away :angry:
This is the first time i've really put some effort into getting rid of the water stains since i've been in this house. I'm beginning to wonder if my glass has become etched somehow :dunno:
The interwebs swears by Bar Keeper's Friend, ...
| O-T Lounge|| Got a jacked up toof - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 6/18/12 at 9:15 pm|
So, my tooth right in front on the bottom is starting to lean back toward my tongue. It's always sore, so I'm thinking it continues to get pushed back even further. I'd like to get this fixed. Are braces the likely option here? Is there anything new and exciting in the exciting world of orthodon...
| O-T Lounge|| Terrible Taxidermy - LSU Fan SLU Grad on 6/7/12 at 8:38 pm|
Ran across some of these today. How are some of these places in business?