| SEC Rant|| Who does UF go after this offseason? - Rickety Cricket on 9/19/14 at 11:40 am|
Do they try and pull a bigger name HC away from somewhere, like, say, Gary Patterson? Or go the coordinator route again with someone like Kirby Smart or Chad Morris....
| Political Talk|| School Districts get MRAPS and grenade launchers, Cops still don't have cameras - Rickety Cricket on 9/17/14 at 9:21 am|
After reading how a decent Oakland cop has had his career and reputation saved by a body camera, and how the consensus among everyone here is that body cameras would be beneficial to all cops and citizens, I got to thinking.
This is absolutely mind boggling. I understand the MRAPs are paid for a...
| More Sports Board|| What CFB coach has fallen off the most in the last few years? - Rickety Cricket on 9/15/14 at 1:17 pm|
And why is it Kirk Ferentz?
From nearly stepping up to a premier program to being a laughing stock. This guy was an A-lister a few years ago, so Iowa gives him a (now laughable) 10 YEAR contract extension until 2020 where he would be due monthly installments of $220,000.00 for the next six years ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Under Payton, Saints are 1-24 when trailing on the road at halftime - Rickety Cricket on 9/14/14 at 3:37 pm|
Pretty much speaks for itself. ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Glad Sean and Rob had the D stressing turnovers in the offseason - Rickety Cricket on 9/14/14 at 3:27 pm|
Couldn't even force Brian Hoyer into a mistake.
-1 this game. -1 last game. ...
| Tiger Rant|| Major vanilla game plan = big win - Rickety Cricket on 9/13/14 at 11:09 pm|
No worries :pimp:
This D is quite legitimate....
| Music Board|| New album from The Juan MacLean - In a Dream - Rickety Cricket on 9/12/14 at 9:00 am|
You can stream it [link=(http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/arts/music/pressplay.html?ref=music&_r=0)]HERE[/link], right below the MSMW one Heady posted the other day.
It's got some serious sta...
| Political Talk|| Iraq: black hole of money. Over a decade of waste, fraud, and abuse. - Rickety Cricket on 9/10/14 at 9:58 am|
[quote]After U.S. and allied warplanes destroyed a key bridge carrying 15 oil and gas pipelines in northern Iraq during the 2003 conflict there, officials in Washington a...
| O-T Lounge|| Medal of Honor citations are incredible to read - Rickety Cricket on 9/10/14 at 9:34 am|
Rodolfo Hernandez - Korea
[quote]His comrades were forced to withdraw due to lack of ammunition but Cpl. HERNANDEZ, although wounded in an exchange of grenades, continued to deliver deadly fire into the ranks of the onrushing assailants until a ruptured cartridge rendered his rifle inoperative. Imm...
| Food and Drink Board|| Hibiscus on Magazine fires chefs one week after opening - Rickety Cricket on 9/8/14 at 11:40 am|
Anyone have the scoop on what went down?
[quote]Hibiscus opened Aug. 19, in a Magazine Street space near Napoleon Avenue. Chris Cody and Ricky Toy were the two chefs who developed its Asian fusio...
| Political Talk|| Just in time for fast food strikes: robot can churn out 360 burgers per hour - Rickety Cricket on 9/5/14 at 8:51 am|
[quote]The company's robot can "slice toppings like tomatoes and pickles immediately before it places the slice onto your burger, giving you the freshest burger possible." The robot is "more consistent, more sa...
| O-T Lounge|| Algiers homeowner shoots and kills would-be home invader - Rickety Cricket on 8/21/14 at 8:57 am|
[quote]An Algiers man, 28, and his 36-year-old wife were on their backyard patio around 10 p.m. when a 25-year-old gunman, his face covered in a mask, walked up and demanded they giv...
| Music Board|| Scenes movies that are made significantly more dramatic due to background music - Rickety Cricket on 8/14/14 at 7:50 pm|
I submit one of the most powerful scenes in recent film history.
[link=(http://vimeo.com/19808924)]Rules of Attraction, with Harry Nilsson - WIthout You playing in the background. [/link]...
| Movie/TV Board|| Favorite line from The Simpsons? - Rickety Cricket on 8/4/14 at 1:10 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orP4WZQdi0k)]Super Nintendo Chalmers[/link]
Bonus questions: favorite side character. Tough one for sure, but I will go with Ol' Gil. ...
| Political Talk|| Today's issue of personal responsibility: student loans - Rickety Cricket on 7/29/14 at 9:31 am|
Just read this article on CNN about parents that are on the hook for their deceased daughter's $100k (now ballooned to $200k with interest) in student loans.
[link=(http://money.cnn.com/2014/07/28/pf/parents-student-loans/index.html)]LINK[/link][quote]Mason had co-signed on the $100,000 in private ...
| Political Talk|| Bachmann: gay community wants to allow adults to prey upon children - Rickety Cricket on 7/25/14 at 1:07 pm|
It's a left-wing news source, so I'm sure some will discount the actual recorded conversation of her saying this:
[quote]The Minnesota Republican warned that the gay...
| O-T Lounge|| Baton Rouge likely to fork over $450k settlement to family of man killed by BRPD - Rickety Cricket on 7/24/14 at 11:08 am|
Submitted without comment.
[quote]On March 6th, 2011, Baton Rouge police officer Christopher Magee shot and killed Carlos Harris, 21, [/quote]
[quote]Harris was at the bar w...
| Political Talk|| Please explain this political cartoon for me - Rickety Cricket on 7/11/14 at 8:43 am|
Posted on DU with the headline "If anti-birth control logic was applied to men."
| Food and Drink Board|| Nola.com releases its list of Top 10 New Orleans bars - Rickety Cricket on 7/9/14 at 9:30 am|
Arnaud's French 75
Mimi's in the Marigny
Twelve Mile Limit...
| Movie/TV Board|| The Adventures of Pete & Pete had some pretty notable guest stars for its time - Rickety Cricket on 7/7/14 at 9:25 pm|
Notable, at least, for a Nickelodeon show in the 90's.
Michael Stipe (REM)
Kate Pierson (B-52's)
David Johansen (NY Dolls)
LL Cool J
Gordon Gano (Violent Femmes)
Sarah Shannon (Velocity Girl)...