| Money Talk|| Questions about medical expense tax deduction - ILikeLSUToo on 7/17/14 at 9:18 pm|
I know its early, but it occurred to me today that this year's medical expenses are going to probably well exceed 10% of our AGI, and with mortgage interest on top of that, I should easily be able to itemize.
The big expenses will come from my 3-month-old son's surgery, which happens next week, a...
| O-T Lounge|| 1-mth-old son referred to neurosurgeon for craniosynostosis (update p. 8) - ILikeLSUToo on 5/15/14 at 11:35 am|
My son had his one-month checkup this morning. His head has been misshapen since birth, but the doctors all assumed it would go back to normal quickly -- he was a C-section birth and required the use of suction to get him out.
Now, suddenly at his one-month appointment, the pediatrician is concer...
| O-T Lounge|| Extreme opinions on parenting -- do you have any? - ILikeLSUToo on 5/5/14 at 2:42 pm|
The vaccination thread got me thinking about how "extreme" people can be on the internet about parenting choices -- whether it's about breast vs. bottle or general nutrition, sleep schedules, education, stay-at-home vs. daycare, vaccines, circumcision, or even how mothers actually give birth to the ...
| O-T Lounge|| Worst Company 2014 Brackets -- Who will win? - ILikeLSUToo on 3/19/14 at 10:07 pm|
In case you were not aware, The Consumerist (subsidiary of Consumer Reports) runs an annual "Worst Company In America" contest, the winner chosen by online reader polls. They do a single-elimination tournament similar to the March Madness format.
Here are the previous winners:
| Help Board|| Reason for the Bitcoin thread deletion? - ILikeLSUToo on 3/9/14 at 11:14 am|
Did it take a turn for the worse while I was sleeping?...
| Gaming Board|| South Park: The Stick of Truth $35 with coupon code (PC only) - ILikeLSUToo on 2/27/14 at 7:02 pm|
I'm also going to preorder titanfall for $47 from the same site: http://2game.com/usa/titanfall-pc
EDIT: To clarify, you will get the U.S. keys and have access to the games on the proper U.S. release dates.
From a com...
| O-T Lounge|| Flappy bird on browser (link) - ILikeLSUToo on 2/11/14 at 5:18 pm|
I did not play the mobile app version, so I don't know how mouse clicking compares to touch screen as far as difficulty goes. But I have a high score of 3. I think I'll call it a day....
| O-T Lounge|| Tigerdirect.com now accepting Bitcoin - ILikeLSUToo on 1/23/14 at 1:33 pm|
[link=(http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140123005942/en/TigerDirect-Major-Internet-Retailer-Accept-Bitcoin-BitPay#.UuFuEhDnYuU)]Business Wire Press Release[/link]
[quote](BUSINESS WIRE)--TigerDirect.com has announced today t...
| O-T Lounge|| 'The toll of the anti-vaccination movement, in one devastating graphic' - ILikeLSUToo on 1/22/14 at 11:32 am|
Might be a rehash of the same old anti-vax bullshite, but still...
Measles outbreaks (purple) worldwide and whooping cough (green) in the U.S., thanks in part to the anti-vaccination movement....
| O-T Lounge|| Post-coital dunking... - ILikeLSUToo on 10/16/13 at 8:20 pm|
Do any of you have a dedicated penis-dunking beaker on your nightstand?
[quote]We have a dedicated post-sex cleanup area on the bedside table. A box of tissues, a small bin, and a beaker of clean water for temporary cl...
| O-T Lounge|| Three men arrested at BR Airport for attempting to smuggle 72 lbs of cocaine - ILikeLSUToo on 10/9/13 at 12:57 pm|
[quote]Three men are being held on million dollar bonds after they were caught with 71.8 pounds of cocaine at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport.
The Louisiana State Police reports that the bust happened on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Troopers were contacted by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (I...
| Gaming Board|| Build the Best Gaming PC Your Money Can Buy: A Detailed Guide (Now w/ Cliffs!) - ILikeLSUToo on 9/29/13 at 2:08 am|
[b][u]Last Updated[/u][/b]: March 20, 2014
Recent Changes: Added cliffsnotes at the end! Removed specific part lists in favor of a different approach. PDF only.
| O-T Lounge|| Best pressure washer for under 300 - ILikeLSUToo on 8/29/13 at 4:52 pm|
I've been using a Karcher electric one for years. It's a piece of shit, but it served its purpose for general maintenance. Turned it on today after about a year of not using it. It's barely giving me the pressure of a garden hose nozzle now. I probably just need to trash it. Going to be cleaning my ...
| Money Talk|| Advice about refinancing with rural development loan - ILikeLSUToo on 8/27/13 at 5:52 pm|
Wife and I are expecting our second child, so I've been running through every expense to see where I can get a reduction here and there. One thing I was looking at was refinancing. Not looking to cash out, just lower my rate (the foremost goal being lower my monthly payment).
My current mortgage ...
| Gaming Board|| Elder Scrolls Online Gameplay Video - ILikeLSUToo on 7/21/13 at 10:02 pm|
New gameplay footage leaked today.
NDA? frick that...
| O-T Lounge|| A new fear-mongering "share this" post is making its rounds on Facebook - ILikeLSUToo on 7/19/13 at 7:11 pm|
Sorry for all caps. Copying it as written.
[quote]IF YOU ARE DRIVING AT NIGHT AND EGGS ARE THROWN AT YOUR WINDSCREEN, DO NOT STOP TO CHECK THE CAR , DO NOT OPERATE THE WIPER AND DO NOT SPRAY ANY WATER, BECAUSE EGGS MIXED WITH WATER BECOME MILKY AND BLOCK YOUR VISION UP TO 92.5%,AND YOU ARE THEN FOR...
| O-T Lounge|| 23andme.com -- has anyone tried this? - ILikeLSUToo on 7/19/13 at 2:12 pm|
For $99, you spit in a vial and send it to their lab, and they'll give you information such as:
- Reports on 240+ health conditions and traits
- Testing for 40+ inherited conditions
- Discover your ancestry composition
- Updates on your DNA as science advances
I know now it's been around for ...
| O-T Lounge|| One of my facebook friends has fallen headfirst into the Limu scam - ILikeLSUToo on 7/11/13 at 10:39 pm|
Every status is now a vague but overly excited update about the new opportunities she wants to share with her friends. She made "IamLimu" her middle name on Facebook.
For those who don't know what Limu is, it's just another pyramid scheme. This one is about drink products or vitamins o...
| Gaming Board|| Torrent Invites - ILikeLSUToo on 6/15/13 at 12:47 am|
If anyone has an invite for a private torrent site, I would greatly appreciate it. Was using btjunkie, now it's gone. Demonoid, gone. And now, as of yesterday, Kickasstorrents is gone. all I have is the pirate bay.
I'm desperate. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Poll: In your 20s or 30s and still receiving birthday money from parents - ILikeLSUToo on 6/10/13 at 1:44 am|
Those of you in your 20s or 30s and living independently, do your parents still give you birthday money? If so, has the amount changed since you were a kid?
| O-T Lounge|| Spin-off Thread: Men who shave their junk - ILikeLSUToo on 6/2/13 at 8:55 pm|
Inspired by the thread "My Wife Accused Me of Using Her Razor to Shave My Junk"
For those who actually do some upkeep there, what do you use? Disposable razor? Foil shaver? Dull rusty steak knife?
| O-T Lounge|| Fibromyalgia awareness... lol - ILikeLSUToo on 6/1/13 at 9:49 pm|
This long post about Fibro showed up in my Facebook feed.
[quote]WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ME
1. My pain - My pain is not your pain. It is not caused by inflammation. Taking your arthritis medication will not help me. I can not work my pain out or shake it off. It is not even a pain that stay...
| O-T Lounge|| All of these water flavoring products are marketed to women - ILikeLSUToo on 5/31/13 at 6:14 pm|
Mio, Crystal Light, Dasani, Water Sensations, Propel, etc.
Women, why are you so averse to plain water?
| Movie/TV Board|| Anyone watching Masterchef? - ILikeLSUToo on 5/22/13 at 8:02 pm|
Or do you have more sense than that?
Wife has it on, and it's just one staged gimmick after another....
| O-T Lounge|| My daughter's not even 2 yet, and she's already obsessed with shoes - ILikeLSUToo on 4/1/13 at 10:51 pm|
We bought her new shoes yesterday (some strappy, open-toed shoes that don't seem very comfortable), and tonight she wanted to put them on before bed, and would scream and cry if I tried to take them off. So I just let her go to bed with her shoes on. Bad dad, already giving in... I'm curious if she'...
| Gaming Board|| Xbox game commercials - ILikeLSUToo on 3/31/13 at 3:58 pm|
At the end of them, a male voice says "Get new game content first on XBox Live."
Anyone ever notice he says it like "Exsh boxsh live," like he's Jodie Foster's brother?
How did he get voiceover work?
| O-T Lounge|| USPS fail - ILikeLSUToo on 2/25/13 at 5:12 pm|
I arranged some priority packages for pickup this morning (I sell on ebay). Left them on my porch as usual. Mailman picks them up, and decides to leave my mail on my welcome mat in front of my front door.
Stormed all day with lots of wind. I come home to find part of my mail blown into my flowerb...
| O-T Lounge|| So I switched from AT&T Uverse internet to Cox 2 weeks ago - ILikeLSUToo on 2/18/13 at 1:03 pm|
For the 2 years I had AT&T U-Verse, I experienced one outage. It happened sometime in early 2012.
Just experienced my fourth outage with Cox over the past 12 days. And before you ask, each time it happened, I had it confirmed over the phone that it was a known outage in my area and had nothing to...
| Gaming Board|| Top 10 Skyrim Joke Mods - ILikeLSUToo on 2/9/13 at 11:13 am|
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone ever had problems with tampered/stolen mail? - ILikeLSUToo on 1/30/13 at 3:01 pm|
Over the past few years, I've received random mail that was already opened -- usually, it's mail that had the appearance of being of value. For example, a birthday or christmas card from a company/church/nonprofit, junk mail coupon/ad packs with the outer envelope reading "prize enclosed," and stuff...