| Political Talk|| US airlines lobbying Congress to block cheaper international flights - Mac on 6/10/14 at 10:05 am|
[quote]A measure aimed at grounding an upstart airline offering affordable fares for transcontinental travel appears headed for a vote in the House of Representatives.
The transportation appropria...
| Tiger Rant|| FYI: Smoke's 5 seasons > Mainieri's most recent 5 seasons - Mac on 6/3/14 at 10:59 am|
[quote]Let's take quick stock in Paul Mainieri. In the past five seasons, LSU has only made it to Omaha once, the same number of times LSU has missed the tournament. In the other three seasons, he's lost in the regionals twice now, once at home.
As a point of comparison, Smoke Laval was LSU's coa...
| Food and Drink Board|| My last two trips to Pei Wei in BR have not been pleasant... - Mac on 5/22/14 at 1:31 pm|
A couple of months ago my girlfriend and I went to grab dinner at like 8:30. About six hours later she woke up puking and had food poisoning for the next two days. Her doctor said it was probably something she at at Pei Wei. It wasn't until she picked up her prescription that the dry heaving stop...
| Political Talk|| Carney: Obama's toughest 2012 election interview done by Jon Stewart - Mac on 4/17/14 at 1:47 pm|
[quote]But also, I think if you look back at 2012 and the series of interviews the sitting president of the United States gave, probably the toughest interview he had was with Jon Stewart. Probably the most substantive, challenging interview Barack Obama had in the election year was with the anchor...
| Political Talk|| Democrats' desperate war-on-women-baiting - Mac on 4/9/14 at 2:05 pm|
[quote]It’s an election year, which means the Democrats’ crass politicization of important women’s issues is gearing up once more.
Don’t be fooled by President Obama’s new push for pay equity. It sounds good, but it is nothing more than a political ploy to distract from the ever-conspicuous cloud...
| More Sports Board|| NFL (No Fun League) bans goal post dunks - Mac on 3/25/14 at 1:05 pm|
[quote]The goal post dunk, a favored post-touchdown celebration of many NFL players, is going the way of the Ickey Shuffle, the cell phone call, the Sharpie in the sock and all of the other cel...
| O-T Lounge|| Ice maker randomly starts and stops making ice - Mac on 3/11/14 at 6:52 pm|
It'll stop for weeks at a time and then randomly start again. It made on last week, almost filled the bin, and then quit.
I don't think a frozen water line is the culprit because it wouldn't have had a chance to thaw out the last time it started up. There was some ice stuck in the teeth that I...
| O-T Lounge|| Suck that tiger... The in stadium vulgar chants are all the Greek's fault - Mac on 3/6/14 at 10:34 am|
[link=(http://www.lsureveille.com/sports/football/reserved-section-targeted-in-struggle-to-end-vulgar-chants/article_d7f7c96a-a4c7-11e3-b76d-0017a43b2370.html)]Reserved section targeted in struggle to end vulgar chants[/link]
[quote]LSU Sports Information Director Michael Bonnette said the focus ...
| Food and Drink Board|| How long does vacuum sealed smoked chicken stay good? - Mac on 2/26/14 at 4:39 pm|
Smoked chicken stuffed with boudin, to be exact.
Got one from City Pork but didn't have a chance to cook it and kind of forgot about it......
| Outdoor Board|| I lost my lifetime license card -- want to go hunting tomorrow. What can I do? - Mac on 12/25/13 at 11:50 am|
Any way to get a temporary one ASAP?...
| More Sports Board|| Spreads for FSU vs. OSU/Mizzou/Auburn? - Mac on 11/30/13 at 11:00 pm|
Anyone know when/if they'll come out with these? Or where I should look during the week for them?
I'd expect Ohio State to be the biggest underdog of the three....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Have the Saints been taking advantage of the horrible weather this week? - Mac on 11/26/13 at 6:01 pm|
Have they been practicing outside?
The Saints couldn't ask for this crap weather to come through at a better time, IMO. Looks like the weather in nola is just as bad as what they're forecasting for Monday in Seattle and I, for one, am thrilled. Lets the receivers get used to catching in the r...
| Political Talk|| NY Times op-ed today vs NY Times op-ed in 2005 (re: Nuclear Option) - Mac on 11/22/13 at 9:10 am|
[quote][President Bush] might have taken this opportunity to fulfill his long-deferred promise to be a uniter, and replaced the rejected nominees with other candidates from the very large pool of competent people available. Instead, Mr. Bush has drawn a line in the sand and resubmitted some ...
| O-T Lounge|| Billboard above original Canes is currently stripped down to its 1980s version - Mac on 11/11/13 at 1:50 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| Is Tom "Bug-Eyes" Ritter going to be in Tuscaloosa Saturday? - Mac on 11/6/13 at 12:18 pm|
But seriously, there is no reason he should officiate this game. ...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare website failed in tests just before launch date - Mac on 10/30/13 at 8:56 pm|
[quote](CBS News) WASHINGTON - One of the mysteries of the problems with the Obamacare website is why Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius would give the "all clear" aft...
| Political Talk|| Are you a taxpayer? If so, your share of the national debt is $1.1 million - Mac on 10/29/13 at 9:16 pm|
[quote]Each U.S. taxpayer now has a federal-debt liability of $1.1 million, and rising.
Remember that when President Obama boasts that the federal deficit—the shortfall between annual revenues and spending—is declining....
| Political Talk|| Oh look, Landrieu signed a letter pushing for Obamacare enrollment extension - Mac on 10/25/13 at 10:30 am|
[quote]Ten Senate Democrats have signed on to a letter crafted by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) urging the Obama administration to extend the open enrollment period for the recently launched health-care exchanges.[/quote]
[quote]The signatories to the letter are Shaheen and Sens. Mark Begich (D-Al...
| Political Talk|| Reid: "Everybody" is "willing to pay more" - Mac on 10/24/13 at 7:38 pm|
| Tiger Rant|| When is the last time it rained during a home game? - Mac on 9/20/13 at 10:23 am|
Like it is supposed to this weekend?...
| O-T Lounge|| How long has your current inspection sticker been expired? - Mac on 9/1/13 at 1:01 pm|
April 2013. ...
| SEC Rant|| LSU has played a top-five most difficult schedule every year for the past 5 year - Mac on 7/25/13 at 6:51 pm|
Alabama's most difficult schedule in the past five years was not ranked as highly as LSU's easiest schedule.
Another year, another schedule ranking among the most difficult in the country, and more difficult than our divisional rivals. [b]H...
| O-T Lounge|| I'm thinking about bringing some Cubans (cigars) back from Europe... - Mac on 6/25/13 at 4:32 am|
Odds chance of getting in trouble (besides the fact that the NSA now knows I'm planning this)? Do I just put them in my checked baggage?
| Help Board|| New Feature Request: Bookmark/Save Threads w/o opening the Thread - Mac on 6/25/13 at 4:21 am|
We, the posters, are not always in a place where we can open a NSWF thread, for example, to bookmark it to save for later pleasure. This feature would remedy this issue.
(The search function still blows)
| Tiger Rant|| So they're upgrading/adding to the sound system in TS - More piped in music? - Mac on 5/21/13 at 2:44 pm|
I hope not. Just because we're getting a new toy doesn't mean we have to use abuse it. Just make it so that I can actually understand Dan and I'll be happy.
What are your thoughts?
[quote]At the north end, workers are installing an expanded scoreboard and sound system. Eddie Nunez, LSU’s a...
| O-T Lounge|| Court Rules Camellia Grill Must Change its Name, (maybe) Building's Exterior - Mac on 5/10/13 at 3:53 am|
[link=(http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2013/05/court_rules_camellia_grill_mus.html)]LINK[/link][quote]Camellia Grill, a dining landmark on South Carrollton Avenue, may have to change its name and remodel its exterior after a recent court ruling that found the restaurant's operator in breach of ...
| O-T Lounge|| YOU poo 360 lbs a year, according to a video linked inside this thread. - Mac on 5/4/13 at 10:48 pm|
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFIxeWyY4HE)]How Much Stuff Do Our Bodies Make In A Year?[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| Feud Between Rival Kindergartens Ends in Death of Two Students - Mac on 5/3/13 at 10:30 am|
[quote]A rivalry between two kindergartens in China took a lethal turn after the principal of one kindergarten allegedly killed two girls who attend the other kindergarten by lacing their yogurt with rat poison.
The female principal reportedly confessed to the crime, which took place last week in...
| Political Talk|| UK DAILY MAIL: Saudi Arabia warned USA IN WRITING about Tamerlan Tsarnaev in '11 - Mac on 4/30/13 at 10:44 pm|
| Political Talk|| Summary of the Saudi national story - Mac on 4/22/13 at 6:38 pm|
I stopped paying attention to what was going on with him when they "cleared" him but obviously that story isn't over. Can someone post a summary or some link(s) to a summary of what all has happened since last Monday? I tried googling but couldn't find anything that told the whole story.
Is he ...