| O-T Lounge|| Turks and Caicos excursion rec's - NOLAGreg on 11/6/13 at 5:10 pm|
Been planning an annivesary trip to Turks and Caicos and have decided on sevenstars resort. Anyone stay here or close by and have recs on excursions. I have a bookmarked thread that has great resturant recs,but, if you have any that would be appreciated. TIA...
| Pelicans Talk|| Pelicans shop online? - NOLAGreg on 11/2/13 at 8:47 pm|
Saw some nice shirts at the arena but lines were long. Looking online I don't see most of the shirts they have at the arena. Is there anywhere that has them online or is the arena the only place that will have most of them?...
| Food and Drink Board|| August Lunch Dress Code - NOLAGreg on 10/23/13 at 10:44 am|
Anyone know what August's dress code is at lunch (Friday)?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Pots and pans - NOLAGreg on 10/15/13 at 3:54 pm|
About time to get new pots and pans. The ones we currently have are the Emeril brand and are starting to chip. What are good brands to look at to replace these with? TIA...
| Outdoor Board|| What to fill low spots in grass yard with? - NOLAGreg on 10/9/13 at 6:31 pm|
I have some low spots in my yard (st augustine grass) and was wondering what to fill it with that the grass will grow through eventually. I live in Lakeview in New Orleans in case that helps. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Panasonic ST60 plasma picture issue - NOLAGreg on 9/28/13 at 7:36 pm|
I bought a Panasonic ST60 and while watching football when the players line up and run a play the image is a little blurry. When they zoom in between plays the picture is fine. I just hooked the tv up and messing with the settings I haven't been able to get it much clearer for that view. I read o...
| O-T Lounge|| Looking for suggestions on AV component storage - NOLAGreg on 9/16/13 at 4:50 pm|
About to hang a flat screen on a wall in a pool room. Looking for something to house PS3, cable box and other components. I don't want something that is too deep as it is in an area you walk by and don't want it sticking out and tripping over it. Was looking at something like [link=(http://www.ov...
| O-T Lounge|| Anniversary trip ideas - NOLAGreg on 9/10/13 at 7:17 pm|
10 year anniversary is coming up in a few months. Looking for suggestions for a 4-5 day trip. Was thinking Caribbean island, but open to all suggestions. Budget would be on the higher end. TIA :cheers:...
| Food and Drink Board|| Mexican Food in Dallas - NOLAGreg on 8/26/13 at 5:42 pm|
Going to the TCU/LSU game, staying near the SMU campus. Any rec's for good mexican? Someone mentioned the blue goose and el fenix. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Dryer making a burning smell - NOLAGreg on 8/16/13 at 9:21 pm|
Doing some work on the house and the contractor moved the dryer vent line. Now my dryer is making a burning smell and making the clothes it dries smell burnt. It went away for a little bit and is now back. Asked the contractor and he said he doesn't see a problem, but he is a general contractor. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Dishwasher recommendations - NOLAGreg on 8/12/13 at 5:34 pm|
Need to get a new dishwasher and am looking for recommendations, looking at this [link=(http://www.lowes.com/pd_366812-46-WDT790SAYM_4294857924__?productId=3496966&Ns=p_product_avg_rating|1)]one[/link] or this [link=(http://www.lowes.com/pd_362073-46-WDT790SLYM_4294857924__?productId=3546994&Ns=p_pr...
| Food and Drink Board|| French Quarter Friday Lunch and Saturday Breakfast/Brunch - NOLAGreg on 7/28/13 at 4:33 pm|
Getting a hotel for a Friday night wedding in October in the Quarter. Thinking Galatoire's for Friday lunch and Stanley for Saturday breakfast/brunch.
Anyone have any other suggestions that may be better?...
| Money Talk|| Universal Life Insurance versus Term Life Insurance - NOLAGreg on 7/21/13 at 3:43 pm|
Coming to the money board for advice. I currently have term life, but my agent is pushing hard to move to UL. I understand the term is only set price for 20 years and the UL is set for life. UL is about 3 times more expensive than the term.
What does the money board believe to be the better ...
| O-T Lounge|| If it were a black on black shooting no one would of cared. - NOLAGreg on 7/13/13 at 10:15 pm|
Why are people so up in arms about this specific killing and don't give a second thought to all the senseless black on black killings. If George Zimmerman was also black most of the people up in arms wouldn't care. Anyone losing their live is tragic, but why not show as much passion and attention ...
| Gaming Board|| Is buying a PS4 a good idea in my situation? - NOLAGreg on 7/1/13 at 8:10 pm|
I have a PS3 now and usually play NCAA football, madden, a NBA game and some random others (skyrim, red dead redemption etc) and plan on picking up GTA. I don't play many hours though when it comes down to it. Will the PS4 be that much better than the PS3 to justify buying it? I haven't touched m...
| O-T Lounge|| How to keep a brick pool deck cool - NOLAGreg on 6/18/13 at 8:22 pm|
Anyone have personal experience with any application that would reduce the heat on a brick paver pool deck? I see something's online that are applied on like paint. But, looking to see if anyone on the OT found something that worked and they liked. The pavers are dark colored and soak up the sun ...
| O-T Lounge|| Looking for sunglasses recommendation - NOLAGreg on 6/7/13 at 3:39 pm|
Looking for a pair of sunglasses that will be used primarily for driving and sitting out by the pool or doing yard work. Was looking at the Maui Jim canoes with the black frames.
Any other recommendations?...
| O-T Lounge|| Best all purpose molded cleats - NOLAGreg on 5/28/13 at 8:40 pm|
Need to get some new cleats (molded not metal) for a beer league softball tournament . Also, want to use them for a future flag football league. What style of cleats (baseball, football, soccer) would be best suited for use for softball and football? ...
| Food and Drink Board|| FQ lunch on a Friday - NOLAGreg on 5/25/13 at 4:49 pm|
Looking for suggestions for a lunch in the FQ on a Friday. Wife and I are getting out without the kids for a wedding in October and are getting a hotel and will do the tourist thing Friday during the day before the wedding.
I know Galatoires is always good on a friday. Anything else I should ...
| O-T Lounge|| What's a good brand of swim trunks? - NOLAGreg on 5/25/13 at 2:54 pm|
Guy in my Mid 30's , looking for something in the 7-9 inch inseam. Want them to have inside "underwear" netting. Any rec's?...
| O-T Lounge|| Hotel Suggestions - NOLAGreg on 5/25/13 at 12:14 pm|
Wife and i have a wedding in October to go to and the reception is at Rosey's Jazzhall.
Looking for suggestions for a hotel and a brunch spot saturday morning.
Looking to stay in the Quarter, CBD or area closer to the reception.
Money not a big issue as it is only for one night.
| Money Talk|| Tax Title & License Cost - NOLAGreg on 5/15/13 at 8:01 am|
How do I calculate Tax Title and License for a new car purchase in Louisiana? And is any of that negotiable?
Trying to get all my ducks in a row and know exactly what i'm looking at cost wise before negotiating. I have a firm grip on the price I want and think I will get. But, trying to calcu...
| O-T Lounge|| Side by side fridge recommendations - NOLAGreg on 5/11/13 at 1:10 pm|
Looking for a stainless steel side by side fridge, trying to stay under 1,500 . Anyone have any recommendations on specific models or brands. Was looking at a LG 26.5 cu, but see mixed reviews. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Outdoor speaker set up - NOLAGreg on 4/27/13 at 7:56 pm|
I am looking for recommendations on outdoor speakers to mount under my eves of the house. Also, what would be best to run them to (receiver) in order to listen to the audio from the TV (football games for example) and listen to music from iphone/pandora/spotify, etc. TIA ...
| O-T Lounge|| Fence company recommendation New Orleans - NOLAGreg on 3/15/13 at 6:29 pm|
Anyone have fence building/replacing recommendations for the New Orleans area? Have a fence that is in bad condition and needs to be replaced. TIA...
| O-T Lounge|| Jury Summons - NOLAGreg on 3/4/13 at 3:26 pm|
What happens if a jury summons for criminal court is mailed and you don't get it or don't go.
I have people telling me that since it is mailed and not certified or hand delivered that there is no way to ensure it gets to its destination and therefore you can't be penalized for not showing up. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Where to get a men's haircut in Lakeview NOLA area ? - NOLAGreg on 3/3/13 at 9:22 am|
Used to go to H2O on Metairie road, but stopped because it was too much of a production to get a haircut (valet parking, waiting sometimes an hour past the time i scheduled , etc). Switched to The Cut on Veterans, but the girl i was going to moved to the WB and i'm not going there. I have been go...
| O-T Lounge|| What is the best electric toothbrush - NOLAGreg on 3/3/13 at 8:31 am|
Spin off from the other thread. What is the best electric toothbrush ( company and model)? From the other thread i'm getting Sonicare, what model is best? I see online diamond clean , flexcare + , flexcare, healthywhite, etc....
| Food and Drink Board|| New Orleans Resturant Rec - NOLAGreg on 2/26/13 at 5:41 pm|
Looking for a nice place to go with the wife for our anniversary. Was thinking August But wanted to get some other suggestions . We have never been to August if it matters....
| O-T Lounge|| What Caribe building is the best ? - NOLAGreg on 2/23/13 at 3:20 pm|
Going to caribe in june and wondering what building (B,C,D) is the best to be in. We have three small kids (5 and under) and then 2 adults. Looking on the map it seems that D (lazy river) and C would be the best location wise, but never having been on the property i have no real idea. Any other s...