| O-T Lounge|| Best diamond guys/jewelers in Houston? - sneakytiger on 6/13/13 at 2:28 pm|
In the market for an engagement ring... right now my list is:
Any other suggestions? TIA :cheers:...
| Money Talk|| Student loans and predatory lending (in TX) - sneakytiger on 5/30/13 at 9:54 pm|
I've seen a number of posts on here from time to time dealing with student loan debt and how you were able to fight the lender and pay off the debts early... so ANY advice on our situation here is much appreciated.
My SO has been battling hard to pay down her student loan debt the last 2-3 years,...
| O-T Lounge|| The power of the yawn (video) - sneakytiger on 5/29/13 at 7:46 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Cabo resorts - what are the best? - sneakytiger on 5/21/13 at 9:36 pm|
We're looking for a nice all-inclusive to spend a long weekend (4 nights) in September. We want something large enough to where we won't have to leave the resort property to stay entertained. The group is late 20's/early 30's with no kids - definitely looking to avoid places that cater to kids and...
| O-T Lounge|| Front office people at apartment complexes. - sneakytiger on 5/10/13 at 2:46 pm|
Are these the dumbest motherfrickers walking the Earth? It's got to be like in the top 10 of easiest jobs out there. I have spent hours of my life over the last 6 weeks trying to get a security deposit back, only to find out they mailed it to their apartment complex, the very one I HAD JUST MOVED O...
| O-T Lounge|| Men driving 3-series - sneakytiger on 3/28/13 at 6:16 pm|
Is there a more fun class of drivers to frick with on the road? And I'm not talking about college kids whose parents bought them one - more of the recent grad/30k millionaire crowd....
| O-T Lounge|| Exercise bumper stickers - WHY? - sneakytiger on 3/20/13 at 8:02 pm|
Anyone sick of seeing this shit? Is it safe to publicly ridicule these posers?
| O-T Lounge|| Houston folks - what is the deal with the schoolkids soliciting money - sneakytiger on 3/14/13 at 1:25 pm|
Anyone else deal with the middle-school aged kids camping out at places like Walgreens and gas stations during the middle of the day? They give you the "excuse me sir" as soon as your foot steps out the car door and ask for money for some sort of school "fundraiser", which I assume is complete bulls...
| O-T Lounge|| Most convenient airport NYC from Houston? - sneakytiger on 3/11/13 at 8:10 pm|
It looks like flying into Newark offers the most direct route, but then you're furthest away from Manhattan compared to LG or JFK. Direct flights into LG and JFK are more than double the price and are 6+ hours total travel time with at least one connecting flight. Any advice from the OT?...
| O-T Lounge|| Subletting an apartment in Texas - sneakytiger on 1/23/13 at 11:08 pm|
Does anyone have experience with this? Does the other roommate have to consent to the sublesee? TIA...
| Money Talk|| Best 1099 reporting software? - sneakytiger on 1/22/13 at 10:34 am|
Anyone else dealing with the horror of 1099 reporting this January? I'm looking at a list of 1500+ vendors crossing multiple 1099 types. Our accounting software's 1099 function is clunky so I'm abandoning it in favor of good old-fashioned excel skills. All I need now is some off the shelf softwar...
| O-T Lounge|| Car board: Ford Escape, Hyundai Tuscon, or Honda CRV? - sneakytiger on 1/10/13 at 1:21 pm|
My SO is in the market for a new small SUV and I think we have narrowed it down to these 3. I think the new Escape, but they are a bit expensive and I hear they have some bad blind spots. The control panel for the radio/ac looks overly complicated as well. Personally, I'm leaning towards the CRV,...
| O-T Lounge|| Clear Lake/Kemah Christmas Boat Parade? - sneakytiger on 12/5/12 at 6:19 pm|
Any Houston OT'ers ever make it to this? I've heard good things, but I'm worried that we won't be able to see it from the north side of the channel and I can't find shite online that gives any clue to the route. We are trying to find a good spot and avoid the clusterfrick at the Kemah boardwalk.
| O-T Lounge|| Costa Del Mar... best in the business - sneakytiger on 10/21/12 at 6:53 pm|
So I finally sent in my beat up pair of costas that were at least 7 years old in to their customer service/repair shop, just to see if they'd work with me at all. These had definitely seen their better days with the bridge and ear padding completely worn off and a cracked lens after falling onto co...
| Money Talk|| Mint issues with Whitney/Hancock? - sneakytiger on 8/7/12 at 2:25 pm|
Any Whitney or Hancock customers have trouble with Mint recently? My checking and savings accounts quit updating several days and now Mint can't import them after deleting and trying to re-add. ...
| O-T Lounge|| NOLA 4th of July - best place to view fireworks? - sneakytiger on 7/1/12 at 5:10 pm|
We'll be staying at the Bourbon Orleans in the FQ, which has a rooftop pool with a view of the river, but I'm trying to find a backup plan in case the rooftop is packed. Is the Riverwalk up beyond JAX doable? ...
| O-T Lounge|| Tech help - can you recover photos from a reformatted SD card? - sneakytiger on 6/22/12 at 5:30 pm|
Just got back from vacation where I managed to delete an entire set of great photos by accidentally reformatting the SD card. Needless to say the GF was fricking pissed.
I've already tried RescuePro, Photorescue and a few other random recovery programs I found with no luck. I reformatted it on t...
| O-T Lounge|| Travel board: USVI, BVI and West Indies - sneakytiger on 3/11/12 at 10:26 pm|
Looking to take the girlfriend somewhere down in the Virgin Islands or West Indies but am totally overwhelmed at where to even begin searching... Every place I find looks nicer than the last.
Originally we were aiming to go to St. John or in the BVI (Tortola, Virgin Gorda) but it seems there a...
| Money Talk|| KKR purchases controlling interest in Academy - sneakytiger on 5/31/11 at 1:08 pm|
[link=(http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/7588404.html)]The right stuff, the right price (not disclosed)[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| First In & Out Burger opens in Texas - video - sneakytiger on 5/12/11 at 6:50 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQowy9DdY8k)]wtf is wrong with people[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| Mosquito traps? - sneakytiger on 5/8/11 at 10:41 pm|
Anyone use these at their home or camp? Seems from the reviews I read online you have to be careful which brand you buy, as some aren't worth a shite. Any success stories out there?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Good restaurants in the Orlando area, around Disney? - sneakytiger on 4/28/11 at 8:19 am|
I was looking at a map of the area surrounding our hotel and all I saw were shitty chains. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Any Houston people out on Washington Ave last night? - sneakytiger on 4/10/11 at 3:39 pm|
Anyone else see that guy get run over by that truck, right around the drinkery? I haven't seen anything mentioned in the news - I really hope they catch that piece of shite.
The truck hits the guy, throwing him to the ground, and then proceeds to floor it, rolling two wheels over the guy. He's p...
| Money Talk|| Rebuttal to NYT's GE tax "dodge" article - sneakytiger on 4/4/11 at 9:09 pm|
[link=(http://goingconcern.com/2011/04/confidential-to-the-new-york-times-ges-2010-tax-return-isnt-finished-yet/)]Related post on going concern[/link]
[quote]GE’s 2010 financial st...
| Money Talk|| Cheniere Energy Partners / Inc. way down in heavy trading - sneakytiger on 3/8/11 at 7:16 pm|
I've been following this company off and on for a few months now and almost pulled the trigger on some of the MLP un...
| Money Talk|| Geithner wants to "reexamine" pass-through tax entities - sneakytiger on 2/25/11 at 1:59 pm|
I have to admit I'm not totally against this, but there's no doubt in my mind this will turn into a political nightmare if they pursue any major changes....
| O-T Lounge|| So driving home from a Venice fishing trip today, and... - sneakytiger on 11/23/10 at 6:46 pm|
we stop on hwy 23 for some oranges. Some pansy arse with a Seattle shirt pulls up in a prius right behind us and noticing the boat and rods asks:
"You guys weren't fishing were you?" with a stunned look on his face.
We proceed to explain that yes in fact we were, and that we even caught some t...
| Money Talk|| Buying my next round of business/finance books - suggestions? - sneakytiger on 10/24/10 at 12:54 pm|
Some of my recent reads:
The Myth of the Rational Market
The Smartest Guys in the Room
Conspiracy of Fools (more Enron)
My purchase list right now:
[link=(When Geniuses Failed)]http://www.amazon.com/When-Genius-Failed-Long-Term-Management/dp/037575825...
| Food and Drink Board|| Good NOLA brunch spots - sneakytiger on 9/15/10 at 10:16 pm|
I'm trying to come up with some suggestions for a good brunch spot for a group of girls heading down to NOLA in a few week ends from now. My first thought was Court of the Two Sisters... but what else would yall suggest?...
| O-T Lounge|| I-10 west @ sabine - sneakytiger on 9/6/10 at 2:01 pm|
What's the deal? We're crawling...