| Music Board|| Futurebirds at Chelsea's on Fri. 3/20 - npersa1 on 3/3/15 at 10:16 am|
[link=(http://www.futurebirdsmusic.com/)]Futurebirds[/link] are coming back to [link=(http://chelseascafe.com/events/#)]Chelsea's[/link] on Friday, March 20.
I've seen them a few times, and it's always a great show. They're [link=(http://thedailysouth.southernliving.com/2015/01/09/10-southern-ban...
| Music Board|| Festival International de Louisiane / Lafayette / April 22-26, 2015 - npersa1 on 2/6/15 at 2:51 pm|
Since the Music Board is already talking about the [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/55392353/2015-baton-rouge-blues-festival---lets-do-this/)]Baton Rouge Blues Festival[/link] and [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/54267128/official-2015-new-orleans-jazz--and--heritage-festival-t...
| Music Board|| Favorite Mardi Gras songs - Spotify playlist? - npersa1 on 1/5/15 at 3:04 pm|
In preparation for the Epiphany, I'm pulling some of my favorite Mardi Gras songs into a Spotify playlist.
What suggestions all y'all got?
Right now, here's the playlist I'm working with, but I've just been adding a song here and there as it comes to my head throughout the work day.
| Tech Board|| Help me build a PC - $1,500(ish); gaming + photo & video editing; x2 OS - npersa1 on 10/3/14 at 4:38 pm|
Tech Board crowd -- I'm interested in building a desktop computer for the first time, and I'm looking for y'all's advice and guidance on basically everything and anything.
Here's a post I just put up on /r/BuildAPCForMe.
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| LSU/Wisconsin RV pass benefitting scholarships for Texas Tigers REDUCED PRICE - npersa1 on 8/25/14 at 3:34 pm|
[link=(http://www.ebay.com/itm/LSU-vs-Wisconsin-RV-Parking-Pass-Benefits-LSU-Austin-Alumni-Chapter-/331301225958)]LSU vs. Wisconsin RV Parking Pass / Benefits LSU Austin Alumni Chapter[/link]
The [link=(http://www.lsuaustin.com/)]LSU Alumni Association's Austin, Texas chapter[/link] is raising fu...
| O-T Lounge|| Check out this oak-tree mural I made (& then DIY) - npersa1 on 5/8/14 at 5:03 am|
I thought some of y'all might not only appreciate this work but would also be interested in some [link=(http://hitchedtoeverything.com/2014/05/08/fill-your-wall-with-a-colorful-mural-in-8-steps/)]how-to DIY steps to mimic my ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Any advice for boiling crawfish w/ out the gear? - npersa1 on 3/24/14 at 1:15 am|
Sadly, I don't yet own my own crawfish pot, and I'm not in a spot right now to buy the whole setup.
I'm living in Austin, Texas at the moment but plan to be back in Baton Rouge for Easter. I was thinking about maybe bringing a sack or two back west, but I'm wondering if it'd even be worth the has...
| Music Board|| Dave Matthews supergroup working on album in Shreveport & may perform there - npersa1 on 12/17/13 at 1:03 pm|
[link=(http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/dave-matthews-forms-supergroup-with-jakob-dylan-20131216%20%20)]Dave Matthews Forms Supergroup with Jakob Dylan[/link]
[quote]A jam project featuring Dave Matthews, Jakob Dylan, Bob Dylan guitarist Charlie Sexton, his brother Bill and drummer Brady ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Old TV shows you'd like to see remade today? - npersa1 on 11/20/13 at 4:01 pm|
I recently started watching [link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sliders)]Sliders[/link] on Netflix, as it was a show I used to watch with my dad on Sci-Fi when I was growing up. Though I really enjoyed the show when I was younger, I missed a bunch of the plot holes and such.
While watching the s...
| Music Board|| Favorite songs from GTA 5? - npersa1 on 11/14/13 at 6:57 pm|
I've been playing a bit of Grand Theft Auto, and I'm enjoying the radio stations. What stations and songs are y'all's favorites?
[link=(http://metro.co.uk/2013/10/03/rockstar-reveals-definitive-gta-5-radio-station-song-list-4133849/)]Rockstar reveals definitive GTA 5 radio station song list[/lin...
| Gaming Board|| Suggestions for PS3 exclusive games to buy used? - npersa1 on 10/31/13 at 5:36 pm|
My 360 got the RRoD a few months back, and since I wanted to play GTA5, I went ahead and bought the console/game bundle. Since I've never had a playstation, I'm wondering what PS3 exclusives y'all all would recommend me picking up used?
I did also get Last of Us, and I'm about to start playing t...
| Outdoor Board|| 2 LSU grads hiking Pacific Crest Trail to Canada (Updated 7/31) - npersa1 on 6/25/13 at 1:05 am|
Update: We've made it to South Lake Tahoe, which is PCT mile marker 1,095. We're still not even halfway done with the 2,650 mile trail. We may be behind our original schedule, but we're having a lot of fun.
I just posted some more pictures and such on our blog, which you can [link=(http://swamp...
| Outdoor Board|| Boy Scouts launch 65 mile high-adventure kayak trek through Atchafalaya Basin - npersa1 on 3/6/13 at 12:44 pm|
About 150 Boy Scouts from across the country will make the 65 mile "Swamp Trek" trip this summer as part of a new high-adventure program. Scouting officials hope the program will instill Louisiana pride in local Scouts and introduce the Atchafalaya Basin to new adventurers.
"It's a pretty amazing...
| Food and Drink Board|| Campus Copies (UL Lafayette) to close after 26 years - npersa1 on 2/20/13 at 1:14 pm|
I figured some of the F&D posters from Lafayette would be interested in this article, so I wanted to share it here:
[quote]Ragin’ Cajun fans and University of Louisiana at Lafayette students will soon no longer be able to enjoy the famous plate lunches served at Campus Copies – the restaurant clo...
| Outdoor Board|| Backpacking the Wild Azalea Trail (near Alexandria, La.) - 3 day trip guide - npersa1 on 2/4/13 at 9:40 pm|
One of my friends and I hiked the 27ish mile Wild Azalea Trial in the Kisatchie National Forest this weekend, and I wanted to post a guide here for anyone who may be interested in how we did it.
Overall, the trail has great scenery with creeks and wildlife, rolling ...
| Movie/TV Board|| '60 Minutes' piece on Times-Picayune airs Sunday at 6 p.m. on CBS - npersa1 on 1/4/13 at 2:15 pm|
I mentioned this in a thread on the OT but wanted to post a separate thread just on the show here in case any M/TV posters wanted to check it out.
[quote]It’s a sure sign of the digital times when the New Orleans Times-Picayune, published every day for 175 years, goes to a three-day-a-week publis...
| Political Talk|| It's official: Landry to challenge Boustany for congressional seat - npersa1 on 5/14/12 at 7:29 pm|
[link=(http://www.theadvertiser.com/article/20120514/NEWS01/120514017/Landry-officially-decides-challenge-Boustany-congressional-seat)]U.S. Rep. Landry, R-New Iberia, officially decides to challenge U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette for congressional seat / November election pits two incumbent...
| Movie/TV Board|| A 'real life Ron Swanson' lives in Lafayette (Parks and Rec) - npersa1 on 3/5/12 at 3:19 am|
[link=(http://www.theadvertiser.com/article/20120305/NEWS01/203050316/Local-woodworker-becomes-Internet-sensation?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE)]Local woodworker becomes Internet sensation[/link] via The Daily Advertiser.
Fans of NBC's hit sitcom "Parks and Recreation" were buzzing ...
| Political Talk|| Debate exclusion, low polling numbers 'won't stop' BUDDY ROEMER's campaign - npersa1 on 1/7/12 at 3:50 pm|
[quote]Former Louisiana Governor and U.S. Congressman Buddy Roemer announced this afternoon (Saturday) he will not suspend his presidential campaign despite low polling numbers and not being allowed to participate in either of the two debates in New Hampshire, the state where he's based his campaign...
| O-T Lounge|| YouTube deems Dixie "potentially offensive or inappropriate" - npersa1 on 12/20/11 at 3:29 pm|
One of my friends went to listen to "Dixie" on Youtube today and discovered this:
The disclaimer reads:
"The following content has been identified by the YouTube community as being potentially offensive or inapp...