| Outdoor Board|| Quick grass question: dead spots after cutting very high grass. Best options? - guedeaux on 7/16/14 at 11:32 am|
The previous owners kept grass ridiculously high. Even when they cut it, the grass was at least 6 inches.
When I finally got to cut it yesterday it was ~10 inches high (up to middle of my chins). I cut it down to a little more than 3 inches (same height as neighbors' yards), and there are severa...
| O-T Lounge|| Weird Al with the Grammar Nazi's Anthem - guedeaux on 7/15/14 at 2:43 pm|
| Tech Board|| What is OpenWRT and dd-wrt and would the general public benefit from either? - guedeaux on 7/15/14 at 1:30 pm|
Every now and then I stumble on something mentioning either OpenWRT or DD-WRT, but I can never really figure out what they do. I get that it replaces the stock firmware, but for those of us that aren't developers, what does it offer?...
| More Sports Board|| Anybody playing golf in or around Houston tomorrow morning? - guedeaux on 7/5/14 at 3:18 pm|
since the golf thread is anchored...
Anybody playing in or around Houston tomorrow morning and have an extra spot or looking to play? If so, hit me up at my screenname at gmail :notcreepy:
This is my last weekend before moving and starting to work on my house, so probably the last time I get ...
| Tech Board|| Do I need to "clone" sd card when upgrading in a galaxy s4 - guedeaux on 6/21/14 at 9:24 am|
I am switching from a 32 gb to 64 gb sd card in my galaxy s4. I know that I need to unmount the old card before removing it. My question is, can I just copy and paste the stuff from that card to the 64 gb card or do I need to use some sort of clone tool so that the phone, e.g. music apps, recognizes...
| More Sports Board|| Nicest/Fanciest Houston area golf course for a company tournament? - guedeaux on 6/19/14 at 1:45 pm|
My wife is planning a golf tournament for her company (in the energy corridor). What are the TD golfers' suggestions?
I gave her this list in order of preference where I would want to play:
1. Black Horse
2. River Ridge
4. Wildcat (but frick wildcat, both courses are hard as h...
| Tech Board|| What's your favorite ROM? (rooting) - guedeaux on 6/13/14 at 11:45 am|
I just upgraded to rooted kit kat on ATT S4. I was using hyperdrive on jelly bean, but thinking about switching this time. Any one have suggestions or experience with other ROMs on ATT S4? I was looking at Echoes or CarHD.
Here is a list of kit kat modded ROMs for s4 (post 3 or 4).
| O-T Lounge|| How much flood insurance does one need? (Sugar Land, Tx, low-moderate risk) - guedeaux on 6/5/14 at 4:39 pm|
I am a first-time homebuyer and we are getting our homeowners insurance together. The agent also brought up flood insurance and of course quoted me only the $414 for $250/$100k coverage. The house is ~$200k, and our shite ain't too fancy.
So, being in a low-moderate B zone, what would the OT geniu...
| O-T Lounge|| how to set up a home office network/server/whatever - guedeaux on 4/25/14 at 11:53 am|
My dad is semi-retired and he wants to set up his outlook on his desktop to sync with his iPhone. He is using gmail. How can he (I) set up his computer to sync everything among his phone, gmail, and outlook? The biggest issue is that he sets appointments or makes a new contact on his phone or outloo...
| O-T Lounge|| Question about Statutory Durable Power of Attorney document - guedeaux on 4/2/14 at 11:28 am|
Is it acceptable to insert an expiration date for the power of attorney in the special instructions section or would we need to get a different document to end the power of attorney?
Background: My soon-to-be wife will be leaving the country for a few weeks while we are shopping for a house. So, ...
| O-T Lounge|| Home improvement cost question re:countertops - guedeaux on 4/2/14 at 10:00 am|
If one were to purchase a house in which the kitchen and bathroom cabinets were great but the counters were shitty laminate, is it easily possible to only replace the countertops? If so, what are the OT's suggestions for replacement material (any price estimate would be also appreciated)?
We are ...
| O-T Lounge|| Android 4.4.2 Rooting? Anyone have success with Samsung Galaxy S4 ATT? - guedeaux on 3/5/14 at 3:44 pm|
I found a few options for the I9505 variant of GS4, but nothing for I337.
| O-T Lounge|| OT advice: Best Pepper Spray for a female's self defense? - guedeaux on 2/3/14 at 9:33 am|
After a scary incident yesterday, I need to get my fiance something to defend herself or at least feel a little safer.
That being said, are there any pepper spray or similar products that the OT would suggest? I am sure there are different types of ingredients, etc. The only brand I know of is "M...
| O-T Lounge|| Google Released 10 New Chromecast Apps for the Holidays - guedeaux on 12/11/13 at 9:10 am|
[quote]Google has announced the release of 10 new Chromecast apps just in time for the holiday season. Chromecast is Google’s HDMI TV dongle that allows a user to stream and view content from their laptops and computer, as well as online content to their TV.
Originally, the release of Chromecast ...
| O-T Lounge|| Nokia Lumia 925 or Samsung Galaxy S4? - guedeaux on 12/6/13 at 2:03 pm|
What would the OT suggest?
Lumia looks pretty cool, and the custom nokia apps are appealing, already have Windows 8 on laptop and possibly getting xbox one in the near future (all windows environment at home)
S4 has microSD slot, rootability, android would play nicely with my chromeca...
| O-T Lounge|| Any OT docs online? Blood chemistry marker for gastrointestinal toxicity? - guedeaux on 10/29/13 at 2:59 pm|
What enzyme/markers on a blood chemistry profile indicate gastrointestinal toxicity/disorder?...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Who to trade: Rivers or Ryan? - guedeaux on 10/3/13 at 4:19 pm|
I have both, and need a standout WR. Who would you trade? Is rivers really as good as he has played so far?
Second question: who to start this weekend, Rivers vs. Oak or Ryan vs. Jets?...
| O-T Lounge|| New Evidence "Proves" Sasquatch Exists - guedeaux on 10/3/13 at 2:46 pm|
[quote]Bigfoot exists. At least that's what a team of researchers wants you to believe, based on evidence they presented at a press conference in Dallas on Tuesday.
The group -- under the...
| O-T Lounge|| Sanjay Gupta: Americans 'systematically misled' about marijuana - guedeaux on 8/8/13 at 4:50 pm|
[quote]Gupta, a neurosurgeon, told CNN host Piers Morgan that research in the U.S. focused on negat...
| O-T Lounge|| more proof: women = terrorists - guedeaux on 7/30/13 at 1:58 pm|
[link=(http://news.yahoo.com/guantanamo-prisoners-clamor-fifty-shades-grey-report-133332637.html)]Guantanamo prisoners clamor for 'Fifty Shades of Grey'[/link]
[quote]The "Fifty Shades of Grey" series of erotic novels are the favorite reading material among "high-value" prisoners at the Guantanam...
| O-T Lounge|| Best route Houston to Natchez? - guedeaux on 5/17/13 at 11:23 pm|
Through Baton Rouge or through Alexandria? Leaving in the morning, and it looks like they are about the same. What would the OT do?
Thanks in advance....
| O-T Lounge|| Quotes that are only acceptable to hear at the doctors office - guedeaux on 4/25/13 at 11:36 am|
[quote]sorry. got some of this KY on your jeans. [/quote]...
| O-T Lounge|| Found Jim Morrison Interview: Hear him talk about about eating mashed potatoes - guedeaux on 4/3/13 at 1:30 pm|
| More Sports Board|| What should I expect at the Shell Houston Open tomorrow? - guedeaux on 3/27/13 at 4:47 pm|
Just got handed a pair of tickets and a parking pass, but I don't think I can make it out there at all. I am trying to figure out when would be the best time to get out there if I want to see some action just for a bit. Should I just go early and then get to work for the afternoon? Or get to work ea...
| O-T Lounge|| Too Short = too slow - guedeaux on 3/22/13 at 1:54 pm|
Too Short tries to run from the cops during DUI stop. Makes it about 5 feet hahaha...
| More Sports Board|| What's your putter shaft length? - guedeaux on 3/13/13 at 9:12 am|
I am in the market for a new putter, but I really don't know which length I should be using. I currently have a hand-me-down 35" Odyssey White Hot (#1 model) and its the only putter I have ever used. After trying out a bunch of putters, I am leaning towards a 34" [link=(http://www.golfsmith.com/prod...
| O-T Lounge|| New Oil Leak in Gulf? - guedeaux on 2/27/13 at 11:22 am|
[quote]The Coast Guard says it is responding to a report of a collision between a boat and an inactive oil wellhead that is now discharging an oily-water mixture. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report that the 42-foot crewboat Sea Raider hit the Swift Energy-owned wellhead -...
| O-T Lounge|| MastrShake was fired from WWTDD!!! - guedeaux on 2/25/13 at 10:18 am|
So much for that few minutes of wasting time every couple of days.
From WWTDD management (That site has management?)
[quote]For those who care, or just those who want another chance to write ‘pussy motherfricker’ in the comments section, Brendon has gone on holiday from What Would Tyl...
| Movie/TV Board|| RedBox Instant trials starting now - guedeaux on 1/4/13 at 9:38 am|
Did anybody else get a Beta free trial invite for RedBox Instant? Same principal as netflix except you get streaming plus 4 free rental at the box each month for $8. I just got my code for the free trial so I'll start playing with it tonight and this weekend. Hopefully they have a good selection.
| Music Board|| Best non-tradional and/or unknown Christmas songs or albums - guedeaux on 12/11/12 at 1:27 pm|
What ya got?
I'll get this one out of the way
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=OR07r0ZMFb8#t=4s)]Christmas in Hollis[/link]...