| Off-Topic Board|| Today's hodge podge of interesting pics - Alahunter on 7/30/14 at 1:08 pm|
A punt gun; an extremely large shotgun used for duck hunting in the 19th and early 20th centuries
A fisherman in New Zealand discovered a translucent sea creature off Northland's Karikari Peninsula
| SEC Rant|| How prolific will your teams scoring be this year? - Alahunter on 7/28/14 at 4:03 pm|
Below are the points per game listed from highest to lowest for each SEC team for the 2013 season. Where do you see your team finishing in order and about where would you put your finishing points per game average at for this coming year?
For Bama, I'm gonna say around 4th again, maybe 5th or may...
| Off-Topic Board|| A mish mash of pictures for you to peruse - Alahunter on 7/24/14 at 9:06 pm|
Eaten by mountain rats in 1876
actual ad from a 1970 National Geographic
The largest flying bird ever discovered, the Argentavis
| Off-Topic Board|| 'Don't shoot me, I'm pregnant — I'm going to have a baby,' and I shot her anyway - Alahunter on 7/24/14 at 6:44 pm|
[quote]An 80-year-old man told NBC Channel 4 Wednesday that he shot and killed a pregnant woman who tried to rob him at his Long Beach home..
"She says, 'Don't shoot me, I'm pregnant -- I'm going to have a baby,'" the man, who was identified as Tom Greer, told the TV station.
He said he fired ...
| SEC Rant|| 8 Days. 192 Hours. 11,520 Minutes,Until the 1st SEC school starts Fall Practice - Alahunter on 7/24/14 at 1:49 pm|
Start: August 3rd
Media Day: August 5th
Full Pads: August 7th
Start: August 2nd
Media Day: August 4th
Full Pads: August 6th
Start: August 1st
Media Day: August 12th
Full Pads: August 6th
Start: August 3rd
| Alabama Sports Board|| How hungry will this years team be? - Alahunter on 7/24/14 at 10:21 am|
I hope this is a good indication...
[quote]Kenyan Drake™ ?@KDx17 · 10m
Everybody dominated the 110s conditioning test this morning. The hunger on this team is unreal #rolltide[/quote]
37 days til Alabama football kicks off.
| Off-Topic Board|| 7-24-14 edition of interesting pictures - Alahunter on 7/23/14 at 8:37 pm|
Construction of Mount Rushmore, 1931
TIME Magazine Cover after the Fall of Japan, August 1945
A whiskey vending machine shown at the Second Automatic Vending Exh...
| SEC Rant|| Who can come up with the best caption for this Saban picture? - Alahunter on 7/23/14 at 10:32 am|
| Off-Topic Board|| Some interesting pics for your visual stimulation - Alahunter on 7/19/14 at 2:42 pm|
A US Air Force Lieutenant is held captive by a young North Vietnamese soldier, 1967
Statue of Ramses the Great relocated during construction of Aswan Dam, 1967
| Off-Topic Board|| Saddle up...it's time to go flying - Alahunter on 7/14/14 at 4:52 pm|
Airbus files a patent for 'saddle' seats to fit more passengers
Airbus has filed a patent for a new kind of economy seats which makes passengers sit on something akin to a bicycle saddles.
The so-called saddle seating would allow t...
| SEC Rant|| The new College Football Playoff Trophy is to be unveiled Monday. - Alahunter on 7/12/14 at 1:40 pm|
I have a feeling I'm going to be underwhelmed by it. Hopefully it won't look too bad against all those Crystal Balls in TTown when it's sitting next to them at the end of the season. Oh, and less than 50 days til kickoff. ...
| Off-Topic Board|| Just a few interesting pictures - Alahunter on 7/12/14 at 12:16 pm|
The Liberation Of Auschwitz, 1945
Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, 1919
Godzilla on set having a smoke between takes
| SEC Rant|| 50 days left until we're back into the promised land - Alahunter on 7/8/14 at 10:19 am|
It's within sight now. Practice is under a month away now. :nana:...
| Off-Topic Board|| Check out this loggerhead - Alahunter on 7/7/14 at 11:55 am|
Hatching that is...
and other interesting pics of abandoned places...I'd love to go check out some of these. I love exploring things like this.
Great Synagogue of Constanta, Romania
| Political Talk|| New York paper article, blasting the right -- "The N---r in the White House" - Alahunter on 7/7/14 at 11:19 am|
Really. Is there no shame at all from the left or any level they won't stoop to?
[quote]A newspaper that’s based in the Manhattan borough of New York City, West Village, has sent shockwaves through the community with a Monday headline that references the “N-word” in the White House — only spells ...
| Off-Topic Board|| Finland Beer Floating Festival - Alahunter on 7/1/14 at 3:48 pm|
I'll bet that creek smells like a sewage plant by the time that thing ends. And, who knew Finland had rednecks?
| Off-Topic Board|| Today's pictures of interest - Alahunter on 6/30/14 at 1:06 pm|
I have not context for this picture, sorry.
struck by lightning
This 500 year-old statue in Bern, Switzerland depicts a man eating a sack of babies and nobody is sure why (ea...
| Off-Topic Board|| Who wants to go camping..... or see some interesting pics? - Alahunter on 6/25/14 at 8:26 pm|
Tree camping that is...
Wonder how many get sprayed on these kind of trips?
Worst prom dresses ever?
| Political Talk|| Maybe it wasn't the cold weather that caused the GDP to fall.. - Alahunter on 6/25/14 at 12:13 pm|
and maybe.. just maybe it's the fault of the Administration and the uncertainty of the massive failure called Obamacare.
[quote]The Commerce Department said Wednesday gross domestic product fell at a 2.9 percent annual rate, instead of the 1 percent pace it had reported last month.
While the ...
| Off-Topic Board|| So, a man walks into a McDonalds with a knife in his back.... - Alahunter on 6/24/14 at 3:06 pm|
No, for real...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It was a harrowing scene at a McDonald’s in Queens after a man walked into the restaurant with a knife sticking out of his back.
The incident occurred around 10 a.m. Tuesday at the McDonald’s on Sutphin Boulevard and 91st Street in Jamaica.
| Political Talk|| I said America was an Islamic country not a Muslim country- Homeland Sec advisor - Alahunter on 6/24/14 at 2:53 pm|
In October, adviser Mohamed Elibiary sent out a Twitter message that said, “Yes, I do consider the United States of America an Islamic country with an Islamically compliant constitution. Move on!”
The tweet generated hundreds of retweets and comments. But, as Breitbart reported, Mr. Elibiary hasn...
| Political Talk|| Save on tax prep next yr, use this form - Alahunter on 6/23/14 at 11:41 pm|
| Off-Topic Board|| Who's coming to dinner? Should be ready soon.. - Alahunter on 6/23/14 at 12:22 pm|
| SEC Rant|| College Football Playoff explains tiebreaker order - Alahunter on 6/20/14 at 2:39 pm|
[quote]"Strength of schedule, head-to-head competition and championships won must be specifically applied as tie-breakers between teams that look similar," the document reads. Those were proposed to differentiate between "teams with similar records and similar pedigree."[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Hillary laughs about getting a rapist a lighter sentence, knowing he was guilty - Alahunter on 6/20/14 at 2:14 pm|
[quote]Clinton is heard laughing as she describes how she succeeded at getting her court-appointed client a lighter sentence, despite suggesting she knew he was guilty.
“He took a lie-detector test! I had him take a polygraph, which he passed, which forever destroyed my faith in polygraphs,” Cli...
| Off-Topic Board|| Some interesting pictures and dating advice for women - Alahunter on 6/19/14 at 5:56 pm|
Roller Skates circa 1910
Marty McFly, a few days before Michael J. Fox took over
Mardis Gras in New Orleans circa 1900
| Off-Topic Board|| Project "Devil Eyes" - Your tax dollars at work - Alahunter on 6/19/14 at 3:21 pm|
yeah. This wasn't a waste of time/money/man hours.
[quote]The CIA's barrage of drones and operatives to take on al Qaeda in Pakistan also had a more novel tactic - a secret shipment of custom-made Osama bin Laden dolls with faces which melted into a demonic mask.
The agency secretly began d...
| Political Talk|| ISIS members already in the U.S.? - Alahunter on 6/16/14 at 12:31 pm|
[quote]There is something particularly concerning about the "masked, sociopathic murderers" who fight for the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), writes former state department official Andrew G Doran for the National Review.
Some of them, he says, are Western citizens who have travelle...
| Political Talk|| Well.. seems the LV cop killers were part of the 99%ers - Alahunter on 6/16/14 at 11:13 am|
Progs are out of control.
[quote]While living in Lafayette, Jerad and his wife Amanda took part in last November’s “Million Mask March” – a gathering of protesters from the Occupy movement, anarchists, and hacktivists.
Nick Wertz, one of the organizers of the Lafayette march, said it attracted...
| Political Talk|| ISIS claims to have kidnapped the 3 teens in the West Bank, including 1 American - Alahunter on 6/14/14 at 7:46 pm|
Posted about the kidnapping yesterday. Still think it could be Palestinians, but if...it was Islamic Jihadists... and ransom demands are brought forth..
[quote]An Islamic extremist group called Dawlat al-Islam has reportedly claimed responsibility for the alleged kidnappings of three teenagers w...