| O-T Lounge|| Rayne man escapes with six sacks of stolen crawfish in trunk of Camaro - swampdawg on 4/16/15 at 8:38 am|
Brilliant story title here [link=(http://theadvocate.com/news/11956982-123/rayne-man-escapes-with-six)]http://theadvocate.com/news/11956982-123/rayne-man-escapes-with-six[/link]...View Topic - Replies (11)
| O-T Lounge|| toilet leaking around the floor - swampdawg on 4/13/15 at 12:36 pm|
My toilet has been leaking a small amount of water to the rear of it on the bathroom floor. I replaced the wax ring and it seems like there is still water getting back there. Ideas on what to check/replace next to get this fixed? ...View Topic - Replies (25)
| O-T Lounge|| quick last minute weekend trips from BR? - swampdawg on 4/1/15 at 2:19 pm|
Thinking about heading out of town for a quick weekend trip either Friday or Saturday - Monday. I don't want to spend more than $500 or so if possible for accommodations. It's a little late to be trying to plan something like this since it is Easter weekend and all, but I thought some folks here mig...View Topic - Replies (21)
| O-T Lounge|| What are the best deals currently on full size pickups? - swampdawg on 3/20/15 at 11:44 am|
I don't really have biases against any of the companies so I am open to pretty much all options. My truck is pretty much dead so I need to look into a new (or used) one. I don't need anything too fancy, but it needs to have a V8 and at least an extended cab. Are any of the companies offering particu...View Topic - Replies (8)
| O-T Lounge|| Is this year's Strawberry Festival poster racist? - swampdawg on 3/20/15 at 7:21 am|
Apparently many believe it is. [link=(http://theadvocate.com/news/11891434-123/strawberry-festival-poster-described-as)]http://theadvocate.com/news/11891434-123/strawberry-festival-poster-described-as[/link] [img]http://theadvocate.com/csp/mediapool/sites/dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls?ST...View Topic - Replies (18)
| O-T Lounge|| Joseph Branch - 7.5 years - swampdawg on 3/18/15 at 12:37 pm|
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/news/ascension/11878236-64/baton-rouge-man-sentenced-to)]http://theadvocate.com/news/ascension/11878236-64/baton-rouge-man-sentenced-to[/link] I am not sure if the charge was negligent homicide or something else...View Topic - Replies (14)
| O-T Lounge|| replacing glass window pane in truck - swampdawg on 3/17/15 at 8:58 am|
Where are some decent places for auto glass replacement in BR? I have an old Tacoma and I broke one of the window panes in the back glass. There is a sliding window in the back so it is one of the small panes adjacent to the sliding windows. ...View Topic - Replies (6)
| O-T Lounge|| How important is it to keep your knees out when squatting? - swampdawg on 2/24/15 at 2:58 pm|
My legs have a natural tendency to want to move inward on the way up when I start adding weight. How much of a negative is this for squatting? If it is negative, are there solid ways to correct this beyond just concentrating on pushing them out?...View Topic - Replies (12)
| O-T Lounge|| Sealing bare wood walls in a bathroom - swampdawg on 2/7/15 at 5:44 pm|
I am redoing my walls halfway up in the bathroom with recycled pallet wood. I have stained the boards before installing. I plan to start putting the wood up tomorrow. What would folks recommend as a sealant for such a wall?...View Topic - Replies (2)
| O-T Lounge|| Baton Rouge General to close ER in 2 months (Mid City) - swampdawg on 2/3/15 at 9:56 am|
[link=(http://theadvocate.com/news/11503914-123/baton-rouge-general-to-close)]http://theadvocate.com/news/11503914-123/baton-rouge-general-to-close[/link] Gonna be a lot of folks with no place to go. Tough situation. ...View Topic - Replies (16)
| O-T Lounge|| best place to find distressed/reclaimed wood around BR? - swampdawg on 1/23/15 at 8:10 am|
I am redoing a bathroom and I am thinking about making a portion of the walls wood. I was hoping to find some old/distressed wood to give it a "rustic" feel. Does anyone know where some sources for this type of wood might be around BR? I know there is some available on CL, but most of that is cypres...View Topic - Replies (8)
| O-T Lounge|| Question about installing shower tiles - swampdawg on 1/20/15 at 5:54 pm|
I have most of the tiles up now and am ready to begin grouting and caulking around the tub. In spaces where the tile abuts a window or wall, would you fill the gap with grout or silicone caulk? I was planning on using caulk around the tub and in the corners where the tiles meet, but am unsure about ...View Topic - Replies (7)
| Political Talk|| MD councilman doesn't want his name used in the press without his authorization - swampdawg on 1/7/15 at 12:50 pm|
This is absolutely hilarious. Apologies if it has been posted. I searched and did not see anything. [link=(http://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/politics_and_government/delauter-to-the-news-post-don-t-use-my-name/article_e965025f-6c48-5a02-b162-600dfd2b5495.html)]Original story[/link] [link=(...
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| Political Talk|| Better not to vote for certain ballot items if you are ignorant? - swampdawg on 11/4/14 at 8:53 am|
I am referring to judicial candidates here. I don't have a great feel for the differences between them....
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| O-T Lounge|| laying gravel without excavating - swampdawg on 9/9/14 at 12:35 pm|
I have a very muddy and rooty area in front of my house where I sometimes park and I would like to put some gravel in. I have tried digging some of it out but there are 3 trees that are along the length I want to put gravel and the roots are ridiculous. Can I just go ahead and put the gravel over th...View Topic - Replies (16)
| O-T Lounge|| found German Shepherd in BR - swampdawg on 8/21/14 at 7:09 am|
A really friendly German Shepherd followed me home this morning while I was walking my dog. This was on Capital Heights. He has a collar but no tags. Let me know if you or anyone might be looking for this dog. It seems like someone would be. He seems really sweet. ...View Topic - Replies (6)
| Outdoor Board|| RV parks in Baton Rouge area? - swampdawg on 7/30/14 at 1:02 pm|
My folks are coming down this fall and were planning to bring their RV. What are some decent places within a 30-60 minute drive of Baton Rouge? I have found some places on Google, just hoping that some might have first-hand experiences. ...
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| Food and Drink|| Brunswick stew - swampdawg on 7/20/14 at 11:39 am|
How long do you normally cook Brunswick stew? I have a pork butt on the smoker and will add some when it is completed but that will be about 5 hours. Is it ok the go ahead and start cooking the chicken/broth and let it simmer all day?...
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| Music Board|| Steely Dan at UNO Lakefront Arena - swampdawg on 7/17/14 at 12:10 pm|
Wife wants to go and I am hesitant to drop $70/ticket to sit in an upper level. I am not big into shows with seating anyway. How is the UNO Lakefront Arena for big shows? I have never been. Parking? Thanks...
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| Movie/TV Board|| experiences streaming WatchESPN through Chromecast, Apple TV, & Roku? - swampdawg on 7/16/14 at 11:53 am|
Cut the cable earlier this year so now I only have streaming. I am hoping to be able to use WatchESPN to stream football games this season. Does anyone have experience using the subject devices to do this? I currently have a Chromecast but have never tried using it for ESPN. ...
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