| O-T Lounge|| Anywhere to get 24 hour rainfall totals online? - Brightside Bengal on 4/18/14 at 10:55 am|
I've searched all over and all i can find is a national map with color codes that arent very accurate.
I just want a map or table showing what the rain gauges in south LA picked up in the last 24 hours....
| O-T Lounge|| Question about kids asking for donations in the street - Brightside Bengal on 4/17/14 at 5:29 pm|
Just drove by a group of young kids probably 8 to 10 years old asking for donations on South Claiborne in New Orleans. It's got me to thinking how laws are very strict as far as speeding and safety in school zones. The amount of signage and manpower that is dedicated to school zone safety is quite ...
| O-T Lounge|| Delete - Brightside Bengal on 4/16/14 at 12:08 pm|
| Political Talk|| Poli Board's Opinion on Salary Secrecy - Brightside Bengal on 4/9/14 at 12:07 pm|
With Obama pushing mandates to allow open conversations about salary among federal contractor employees, what is this board's opinion on the matter?
My company has a policy saying we "should not didcuss compensation", but theres no specific penalty.
I can kinda see both sides of this argument....
| Movie/TV Board|| Predict how good Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" will be. - Brightside Bengal on 4/8/14 at 10:36 am|
I know that Nolan has released next to nothing about the plot of this film, but I have extremely high hopes.
The cast looks A+, and I guess I just trust Nolan to make nothing but awesomeness. The fact that he is taking on space and time travel makes me think this may be his magnum opus.
| O-T Lounge|| G35/37 Owners: Disappointed with gas MPG? - Brightside Bengal on 4/2/14 at 4:44 pm|
Been looking at getting a used G35/37 coupe. I didnt realize they were quoted as low as 16mpg in the city. My driving is mostly city miles around uptown/downtown nola.
What has your experience been with them?
| More Sports Board|| Need help structuring a Badgers / Huskies hedge - Brightside Bengal on 3/31/14 at 10:40 am|
So I have figured out that I win my bracket pool if Florida loses game 1 and Wisconsin wins game 1. Game 2 wouldn't matter as no one in our pool picked UCONN or WISC to win it all.
I know that my value is in possibly the least likely of the 4 scenarios, but what would be the best way to hedge he...
| O-T Lounge|| Check your CC/Bank statements: fraudulently added tips - Brightside Bengal on 3/25/14 at 3:01 pm|
Just a reminder to the OT to look at your transaction history carefully on your debit / credit cards.
Just noticed that a certain new location of a mexican food franchise in mid city nola screwed with the tip amount on my check. Wasnt a huge difference, but it certainly adds up for whoever is st...
| O-T Lounge|| Any girls of BUKU pics? (Could get NSFW) - Brightside Bengal on 3/23/14 at 3:05 pm|
I hear the body paint was plentiful. Any good pics?...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Jarius Byrd about to go on Jim Rome (1220 CT) - Brightside Bengal on 3/19/14 at 12:20 pm|
Next up after commercial....
| O-T Lounge|| How to end stolen smartphones - Brightside Bengal on 3/14/14 at 9:04 pm|
I'll start this by saying i dont think phone manufacturers want to end phone theft, because stolen phones equal new sales.
If you just required a password to turn the phone OFF, you could track it till the battery died. Also require a password to engage airplane mode or any mode that dis...
| Money Talk|| Career Advice from the Money Board - Brightside Bengal on 3/13/14 at 12:05 pm|
My current thought process was sparked by my annual raise being nowhere near what I had anticipated.
I am currently making $35K as a 2nd year credit analyst in NOLA. Worked in retail for the same bank for 2 years prior to credit. Short stint as an intern with a very small financial advisor in ...
| Movie/TV Board|| (Probably) No hope of True Detective Season 2 coming close to Se.1 - Brightside Bengal on 3/13/14 at 10:07 am|
This show is obviously different than almost any show that's come before it, but it certainly is strange to have no contract yet for Season 2 with Nic P.
I can't remember if Nic has even submitted a full screenplay to HBO yet for Season 2, but I just doubt he will be able to submit anything meani...
| O-T Lounge|| How to respond to Insufficient Debt Validation? - Brightside Bengal on 3/10/14 at 10:54 am|
So I got a speeding camera ticket in a city in which I do not live and rarely visit last summer. I'm obviously not paying the ticket as I have no risk of being booted in that city.
Well they eventually turn it over to a debt collector. They contact me via mail, I repsond with a validation of de...
| O-T Lounge|| NOLA Community Organizer Finally Admits the Motivation behind Crime Increase - Brightside Bengal on 2/18/14 at 9:33 am|
“I've heard of other people getting mugged on this street. I think it's all because of like the [b]intrusion of wealth[/b] into this area,” cyclist and community o...
| O-T Lounge|| Could Krewe du Vieux and All-Star weekend together be a problem? - Brightside Bengal on 2/12/14 at 2:12 pm|
Just realized that the big night for All-Star events downtown and around the quarter is Saturday night. Krewe du Vieux has drawn increasingly large crowds every year to where they are now almost a major parade.
The weather looks really good for Saturday which could make the crowds even larger.
| Help Board|| Hey Chicken, I actually want to click on one of your ads (mobile site), but cant - Brightside Bengal on 2/11/14 at 12:26 pm|
There is a kind of generic ad on the mobile version of the OT to buy Mardi Gras (Ball) Tickets. I am actually interested in looking at these tickets, but the ad doesnt click through and has no website listed on the ad.
This is extremely poor advertising. What gives? ...
| Outdoor Board|| Location of Dead End Canals (for Redfish) in Lafite? - Brightside Bengal on 1/24/14 at 9:27 am|
Today is the second time this winter I've heard that you can go to Lafite (and a few other places) and rack up on redfish that are pushing into dead end canals.
Does anyone know a precise location of some of these canals that have been successful in this really cold weather?...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Keenan Lewis 2013 Season - Pro Bowl Snub - Brightside Bengal on 1/22/14 at 4:29 pm|
Can anyone with access to PFF's premium stats post his yds / td's given up this season?
I believe i read that he was second only to Revis in yds given up by the end of the season. Seems like with 4 int's, thats a pretty big snub to not be in the pro bowl....
| Movie/TV Board|| Could DirecTV dispute signal the beginning of the end for Weather Channel? - Brightside Bengal on 1/14/14 at 10:12 am|
The weather channel was just blacked out in the last few days on Directv in a contract dispute over subscriber fees.
Directv doesn't seem to be worried one bit about losing the channel. TWC claims they are a life saving resource suring severe weather.
It seems like most people are fed up with...
| O-T Lounge|| Pat O'Briens is on Fire - Brightside Bengal on 1/8/14 at 9:48 am|
| More Sports Board|| So is the Ice Bowl 2 not happening now? - Brightside Bengal on 1/5/14 at 1:05 pm|
Just checked the weather for Green Bay tonight. Looks like the temperature won't even get below zero. WTF...
| O-T Lounge|| Question about Carjackings - Brightside Bengal on 12/31/13 at 9:23 am|
Whether its BR, NOLA, or anywhere else, it seems like I read about an increasing number of carjackings.
The weird part is, it also seems like whenever there is a follow up on the story, the car is just found abandoned in a neighborhood. It's not necessarily stripped or wrecked, but just parked o...
| O-T Lounge|| Cab service in Kenner? (not airport) - Brightside Bengal on 12/7/13 at 2:12 pm|
Company christmas party is in kenner tonite. Does anyone know if theres any cab service that would pick up in kenner around midnight?
Would be looking to get dropped off downtown....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| To be clear: 3-1, splitting with CAR wins division & 2 seed - Brightside Bengal on 12/3/13 at 1:29 pm|
Some ppl are talking about needing Carolina to lose now if we split.
This is false.
Carolina has 2 conference losses (vs SEA and AZ), we have 1. If we split with Carolina, we will have same overall record, same division record, but better conference record for the tiebreaker....
| More Sports Board|| Great Idea on how to fix NFL overtime - Brightside Bengal on 11/25/13 at 11:27 am|
Had we had 2 ties yesterday, this would be getting more views.
Basically its sudden death, start at the 15, home team always gets the option to receive first.
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| The video game offense is back - Brightside Bengal on 11/10/13 at 8:58 pm|
Suck it Dallas....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Dome is loud tonite - Brightside Bengal on 11/10/13 at 8:39 pm|
| Money Talk|| Dodd-Frank will screw consumers - Brightside Bengal on 11/7/13 at 2:51 pm|
I am in my bank (regional nola based bank) training session for Dodd-Frank.
I know the regs were a reaction to protect consumers after 07-08.
It will achieve the opposite. It will be so hard to make consumer loans that most banks will not offer them. They offer little returns vs all the risk...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Will Dallas be the loudest (non-playoff) game of the year? - Brightside Bengal on 11/5/13 at 1:06 pm|
The dome was a tad bit on the weaker side for the Buffalo game, but I think with the Sunday night start, and the fact that everyone pretty universally hates dallas, it will be very very loud.
They should send that lame-o Guiness records guy to get a reading on this game. Won't have to artificial...