| Money Talk|| still waiting for tax statements - Spirit of Dunson on 2/24/14 at 5:48 am|
Several of my friends have already filed. Some say they got their refunds already, but I am not 100% sure about that.
My 1099's didnt come til last week and I'm still waiting on some K-1's.
When do all of you get your last tax statement?...
| O-T Lounge|| recommendation for jumpy house thing in Baton Rouge - Spirit of Dunson on 1/5/14 at 8:14 am|
I wanted to rent a bouncey/spacewalk/jumpy house (whatever you call it) for my son's birthday.
any recommendations on a decent vendor in Baton Rouge? Preferably one of those big ones with a slide.
| O-T Lounge|| chimney guy in BR - Spirit of Dunson on 11/15/13 at 3:02 pm|
Ive lived in this house for 3 years and never used the chimney. I was going to use it this year, though.
wanted to have it inspected and cleaned before I use it. any recommendations? ...
| O-T Lounge|| Question for OT Flooring Experts - Spirit of Dunson on 10/28/13 at 9:16 am|
I have Engineered hardwood floors in my house - installed about 3 years ago.
Wood sub-floor, and the top floor is glued down to the subfloor (not floating).
Recently, I've seen some tenting in a certain area. If you step on it, it will go down, but the entire section of the floor bubbles up. Abo...
| Tiger Rant|| Serious question about student attendance - Spirit of Dunson on 10/24/13 at 3:42 pm|
Does anyone know how many tickets they are allotted? Do we have any actual numbers on what the attendance is?
I always assumed that their stands look emptier since the students crowd down into the lower section. At least that was the case when I was there all those years ago.
I was just curiou...
| O-T Lounge|| What do you feed your dog / dog picture thread - Spirit of Dunson on 8/16/13 at 6:17 am|
The dog pee thread had a lot of folks talking about Science Diet. There seems to be some knowledgeable folks on this board.
My pug is 10 and doesn't exercise as much as he used to, so I go with the reduced fat food. This:
| Movie/TV Board|| Kids these days and spoilers. - Spirit of Dunson on 7/6/13 at 12:19 pm|
My son is 4 1/2. Been thinking of when the best age was to watch Star Wars trilogy. I wanted it to have the same impact on him as it had on me so was planning on this summer.
This morning, he told me that Jackson at school told him Darth Vader is Luke Skywalker's dad.
I was ready to kick Jac...
| O-T Lounge|| Is it unAmerican to smoke a Cuban cigar on July 4th? - Spirit of Dunson on 7/4/13 at 1:51 pm|
I say no.
My neighbor, Kalunda, disagrees.
What says the OT?...
| Money Talk|| Contribute to an IRA or not - Spirit of Dunson on 6/4/13 at 1:23 pm|
My wife and I file our taxes jointly, and our AGI is at a point where we cannot contribute to a Roth IRA. We are also beyond the limit where we can qualify for traditional IRA tax deductions.
However, there is no AGI limit on traditional IRA contributions.
So, should we still contribute to a t...
| O-T Lounge|| Help me spec a tablet - thanks, OT! - Spirit of Dunson on 5/16/13 at 9:38 am|
I would like a new tablet - mostly for reading and surfing the net. Unfortunately, I don't follow this technology very much, so don't know what is out there for me. So, I come to the OT for its crowd-sourcing wisdom.
Ideally, it would have a USB port to upload my garmin info and whatnot.
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone else delayed in Newark Liberty International Airport (aka EWR)? - Spirit of Dunson on 5/8/13 at 2:29 pm|
I'm buying drinks in Terminal A. ...
| Help Board|| Search function better than normal? - Spirit of Dunson on 4/30/13 at 7:43 am|
It is giving me results >15 days old. This is great, so now I can joxy less often.
I assume that this was a premium membership upgrade, so thanks!...
| O-T Lounge|| Challenging a red light camera ticket - Spirit of Dunson on 4/26/13 at 4:45 pm|
I got one of these bad boys today. Only thing is... I was taking a legal right turn at a red light.
I even drove by the spot today to make sure that I didn't miss a sign that says no right turn on red, or right turn on arrow only. No such signs.
Do I just ask for a hearing and tell them WTF?...
| O-T Lounge|| Obligatory 4/20 thread - Spirit of Dunson on 4/20/13 at 7:52 am|
Keep your smokes in here, hippies.
I'm about to go "cut some grass" if you know what I mean. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Fat Boy 5k roll call - Spirit of Dunson on 4/13/13 at 6:32 am|
See you fatties there!...
| More Sports Board|| Spinoff thread: I turned down tickets to the masters. - Spirit of Dunson on 4/12/13 at 8:44 pm|
I was asked to go to the masters on Sat and Sun for a business trip. I was obviously low on the list since I was only asked Monday. I said no since I had some family stuff this weekend.
Will I regret this? Doubt I'll have another chance. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Baton Rouge - Plumber needed - any rec's? - Spirit of Dunson on 4/10/13 at 4:20 pm|
House is elevated.
Roots in the main drain line under the house.
Would like a plumber to run the camera to identify where, and quote to replace the pipe.
Any recommendations on good plumbers in BR?
For your troubles:
| O-T Lounge|| Fitness board: help me get fit for the summer - Spirit of Dunson on 3/24/13 at 12:52 pm|
So, I'm a little out of shape. Not fat, just soft now that I am in my 30's. Design a work out for me that will get me super cut, but not bulked. I can probably work out 3 days a week with my schedule. I'd prefer a workout that i can do from home. I don't want to spend the money on a gym or fancy sch...
| O-T Lounge|| Lawn mower repair in BR? - Spirit of Dunson on 3/23/13 at 5:41 am|
Need a new blade and a tune up. Any good spots?...
| Help Board|| Poli board for SEC Rant - Spirit of Dunson on 3/19/13 at 11:34 am|
Now that we have a help and OT board for the SEC Rant, I think it is time for their own version of the Poli board. I will be happy to moderate.
Of course, this should only be after the redfield / Spirit of Dunson [b]Penalty Box [/b]board.
| Help Board|| Does traffic drop during lent? - Spirit of Dunson on 2/12/13 at 7:31 pm|
Do the admins see a drop in traffic during lent as folks try to cut back on addictions?...
| Coaching Changes|| Delusional Fan Base - UTexas Fans - Saban replacing Mack - Spirit of Dunson on 1/8/13 at 6:33 am|
I work with some real numbnuts over here in Houston, and the UT fans are very confident that Mack will be the AD and Saban will replace him as HC.
How do I call them idiots while still maintaining a professional atmosphere?...
| O-T Lounge|| Surprise call from the boss today... - Spirit of Dunson on 1/7/13 at 1:52 pm|
Got a promotion! :nana:
includes a raise and bigger bonus.
And to think I was actually entertaining some other offers out there.
Cool starry bra.
I don't care. ...
| Tiger Rant|| What is Mediocrity? - Spirit of Dunson on 1/3/13 at 12:00 pm|
I see this thrown around a lot, so I checked the numbers.
From 2005 - 2012, LSU is ranked 3rd in winning percentage among all Division 1-A schools. 1st is Boise St, 2nd is TCU. Ohio St and Oregon fill out the top 5. That is out of 120 teams.
I am not a Miles supporter or hater, just a fan that ...
| Political Talk|| Fiscal Cliff Deal Cliff notes - Spirit of Dunson on 1/1/13 at 8:24 am|
Here you go:
* Restore Clinton era tax rates of 39.6% on families making over $450k (single income of $400k). Bush tax cuts will be made permanent for those making less.
* Delay sequester spending cuts 2 months.
* Cancel pay raises for congress.
* Extended dairy policy through September avoidi...
| O-T Lounge|| bathroom remodelling - General Contractor needed in baton rouge - Spirit of Dunson on 12/22/12 at 6:26 pm|
Looking to remodel a couple of bathrooms in my house. Re-tiling, new tub, new shower, new sinks, new flooring, etc. Probably move a wall and a door as well. looking to get a few quotes and start work in January/February.
Any trustworthy General Contractors out there? Any folks to avoid? Any pitfa...
| O-T Lounge|| Beard Maintenance - Spirit of Dunson on 12/19/12 at 10:37 am|
There have been several threads regarding beards lately. I came across an informative academic article on the subject [link=(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC547091/pdf/applmicro00234-0219.pdf)]Here[/link].
The pictures are the best part.
Just doing my part to keep you all clean and s...
| O-T Lounge|| At a British pub in Houston listening to a Brit brag about - Spirit of Dunson on 12/2/12 at 8:28 pm|
I can't make this shite up.
Any OTer that shows up at the Richmond arms in 20 min gets a beer on me. ...
| Coaching Changes|| Crazy coaching changes rumors from the past... - Spirit of Dunson on 11/28/12 at 1:31 pm|
Seeing how serious people are taking the Miles - Arkansas talk got me to thinking about doozies in the past.
My favorite was Jerry Rice to be the LSU WR coach. Can't remember when that was - maybe 2006.
What were some other good ones?...
| O-T Lounge|| Sign at Dr. Office - Spirit of Dunson on 11/27/12 at 2:37 pm|
I went to the Dr. this morning for the first time in a few years (not aids), and saw this sign:
[quote]PLEASE DO NOT ASK THE DOCTOR TO LIE FOR YOUR WORK OR SCHOOL EXCUSES. THANK YOU.[/quote]
Seriously, who asks their doctor to lie? Just lie to the doctor, amirite?...