| O-T Lounge|| How long have you had your pillow? - Salmon on 7/22/14 at 1:17 pm|
I've had the same pillow for probably close to 20 years now.
This pillow has been with me through puberty, through college, through those awkward few years after college, and been with me through marriage till my freaking wife decided that she was too disgusted by it and threw it away last nigh...
| Outdoor Board|| Teach me about chickens - laying hens - Salmon on 7/21/14 at 9:05 am|
I want a few laying hens for my backyard.
What type of upkeep am I looking at? Smell? Noise?
What do chickens eat?
I want to convert my old shed into a coop. How many eggs will 3 or 4 hens produce weekly?
How long will hens produce?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Help! How do I get these popsicles out? - Salmon on 7/12/14 at 12:54 pm|
I made these mint rasberry yougurt popsicles for my daughter but now I can't get them out of this thing? Anyone done these? Is there a trick to this without melting them?
| Food and Drink Board|| Casual Dining in The Woodlands recs - Salmon on 7/9/14 at 1:46 pm|
It will be for a group of 6. Anything?
Good beer selection would be appreciated. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Teach me about the NYC neighborhoods - Salmon on 7/3/14 at 9:11 am|
I'm planning a trip to NYC. If I'm staying in a place more than 2 nights, I usually like using VRBO. I've been looking at apartments to rent for a week, and I've found some awesome places, I just need some info about the neighborhoods.
I know Manhattan is where everything is located, but apart...
| O-T Lounge|| Does this look like a purse? - Salmon on 7/1/14 at 8:22 am|
It looks like a purse...doesn't it?
| O-T Lounge|| Has anyone built a natural pool themselves? - Salmon on 6/24/14 at 2:18 pm|
My Dad wants to build a natural pool. By natural, I mean no filtration pumps and chemicals, just plants and rocks and whatnot. He thinks he can do this himself.
I keep telling him that this will be an epic failure and he will just create a giant mudpit in his backyard, but he is old and old peo...
| O-T Lounge|| I'm a 30 year old male and I freaking love Big Block Sing Song - Salmon on 6/24/14 at 12:28 pm|
These are so awesome. I get so excited when these come on Disney Jr.
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: Lets all toast Boo and HC86 today - Salmon on 6/21/14 at 9:24 am|
FBD: Founders Breakfast Stout after a hot 10k trail run with B
Had a nice in person BXN too
| O-T Lounge|| How good of a workout is yoga? Specifically for the core? - Salmon on 6/17/14 at 7:52 am|
My wife is looking to tighten her stomach back up to pre-baby days. She is wanting to do yoga for some reason. She hates standard gyms.
I've never done yoga so I have no idea if it is a legit workout for what she wants to accomplish.
| Outdoor Board|| Tacoma owners - let's discuss the notorious damn leaf spring squeak - Salmon on 6/16/14 at 2:22 pm|
Is there any permanent fix to this? I usually just pry them apart and spray some dry lube in between them when it gets really bad, but that will only last about a week or 2
seems I have to do this every month and those damn silencers that the Toyota shop puts on lasted about 3 months...
| Food and Drink Board|| "Naturally flavored with other natural flavors" - Salmon on 5/30/14 at 12:23 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Is creating a gift registry for kid's bday a thing now? - Salmon on 5/19/14 at 1:21 pm|
We have been asked several times now if we are registered anywhere for my daughter's upcoming birthday. I didn't know this was a thing?
I get that it could be helpful, so I'm not exactly hating on the idea, just never heard of it before. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Great Raft Dinner at Cotton's in Monroe - Wednesday Night (Review/pics on pg2) - Salmon on 5/12/14 at 1:42 pm|
Any of the Monroe baller's going to be there? Not sure if anymore tickets are available, but I guess you could try if you are interested.
I'll be there. This will my first time at Cotton's, so it better deliver on the hype that this board gives it.
Here is the menu:
Grilled watermelon, rad...
| O-T Lounge|| Do we have any minimalists here? - Salmon on 5/6/14 at 12:36 pm|
I have some friends who are minimalists. By that, I mean all they have in their apartment is a mattress, a lamp, a bean bag, and a giant map on the wall with pins for places they have gone or want to go.
Almost all of their disposable income goes towards traveling. They choose to live this wa...
| Outdoor Board|| Will my cat drink beer? - Salmon on 4/22/14 at 7:24 am|
I have slugs eating my damn cat food every night. They leave those goddamn slug trails all over my back landing. Now the internet tells me that slugs love beer and you can put a bowl of beer out and they will drown in it, but now I'm worried that my cat will drink the beer and die.
| Movie/TV Board|| Moone Boy on Hulu - Salmon on 4/21/14 at 8:00 am|
Why haven't you guys told me about this show before? It's freaking hilarious.
| Money Talk|| What are some easy ways for added monthly savings? - Salmon on 4/17/14 at 9:36 am|
Last summer hit me kinda hard financially and basically wiped out my emergency fund. I've been trying to get it back to where I like since, but it has been going slow. I'm about half way there, but it's just crawling along, and we have put all home improvements/vacations on hold until we get our e...
| Outdoor Board|| Has anyone been peacock bass fishing in Brazil? - Salmon on 4/15/14 at 7:47 am|
If you have, give me some details please.
Who did you use as outfitter? Cost? Worth it? Etc...
Me and my brother are wanting to put together a trip next year....
| O-T Lounge|| Help me with this nanny situation OT - Salmon on 4/10/14 at 1:35 pm|
I know you people always give the best advice, so help me out with this one.
We have a nanny that comes to our house from 10-4 during the week to watch our daughter. She also brings her daughter who is about the same age as ours to our house. It's been great so far. My daughter gets to stay at ...
| Outdoor Board|| Push lawn mower "burning" through spark plugs? - Salmon on 4/8/14 at 8:51 am|
My lawn mower is burning through spark plugs, and by burning through, I mean within 20 minutes of putting a new one in, it is all black and the lawn mower want fire/start anymore.
I changed my oil at the end of last summer, so the oil shouldn't be bad. Did I put too much or too little oil?
| O-T Lounge|| Tell me about public transportation in the NE - Salmon on 4/8/14 at 8:20 am|
The wife wants to visit her uncle in Harrisburg, PA, but if we go, I'm sure we will want to visit Philly, DC, and NYC at some point.
There are trains connecting most of these cities, correct? Are they a decent form of transportation? Cost? Or should I just rent a car? Although that comes wit...
| Food and Drink Board|| Heads up to the Mecca crowd - Great Raft expands to Monroe - Salmon on 3/27/14 at 11:17 am|
Great Raft is launching in Monroe tonight at the Pickle Barrel. If you buy a beer, you get a free pint glass as well :cheers:...
| Food and Drink Board|| FBD: Lunch Beer - Salmon on 2/27/14 at 12:02 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| Louisiana Beer Trail promo video - Salmon on 2/18/14 at 7:33 am|
Good stuff and proud that Louisiana is finally developing it's own craft beer scene.
Oh, and yours truly makes an appearance in the video :cheers:...
| O-T Lounge|| What possesses people to go in a blind rage when they see someone cycling? - Salmon on 2/14/14 at 1:05 pm|
Seriously? Are you that fricking miserable in your lives that you have to yell and curse at someone for delaying your day at max 2 seconds?
I understand there are shitty cyclist out there, but to take your rage out one that is doing everything he is supposed to do?
I don't care if this isn...
| Food and Drink Board|| Juice your veggies, eat your fruits - Salmon on 2/14/14 at 10:07 am|
How much fact is in this? That juicing fruits breaks up the starches and just leaves the sugar.
And yes, I got this from the movie "Her"....
| O-T Lounge|| What is the longest distance you would commute on a bike? - Salmon on 1/31/14 at 12:51 pm|
Let's just assume your city has bike lanes and/or you can take safe roads?...
| Movie/TV Board|| Question about Oblivion - Spoilers - Salmon on 1/27/14 at 7:58 am|
So if the "Scavs" were always just humans, why did they always show them running around on all fours in the beginning like animals?
I actually found the movie kinda entertaining, but this was bugging the crap out of me. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Separated couples still living together - Salmon on 1/24/14 at 9:22 am|
Anybody know a couple that has or is doing this? We have some friends that "separated" about 4 months ago and they are still living together. They are doing it "for the kids", but I can just imagine that is awkward as hell, especially since both of them are now dating other people.
This just se...