| Food and Drink Board|| what's your go-to cheap wine? - CAD703X on 7/21/14 at 1:50 pm|
in lieu of 2buck (or is it 3buck now?) chuck, we are fans of the cat. $2.99 in any flavor..and its good in a pinch
| Tech Board|| so my son finished 'learn.code.org' in one afternoon - CAD703X on 7/21/14 at 1:47 pm|
kids these days. :casty:
aside from codeacademy and khanacademy, any other good resources?
i give this site 2 big thumbs up..great way to introduce your children to coding.
functions, control logic, event handlers..its all there....
| Music Board|| is it just me or is FM radio unlistenable these days? - CAD703X on 7/21/14 at 1:26 pm|
my teenage daughter (and pre-teen) insist on the local pop station. the line up is essentially
i met her in the summer song by some guy with a scratchy throat
the stupid rap song with the kazoo
the song about 99 problems
another rap song that sounds alot like the harlem shuff...
| Food and Drink Board|| Here's to Maggiano's - CAD703X on 7/18/14 at 10:06 am|
In seeing the comments about Carrabas below, I want to point out a restaurant doing the exact opposite.
This place is very reasonable; prices are between $8 and $20 for just about any entree...and the kicker is that they don't just give you a doggie bag..but every entree you purchase allows you a...
| O-T Lounge|| most entertaining sex toy for your gf/wife if you could only choose one? - CAD703X on 7/17/14 at 5:07 pm|
and lets get the sybian out of the way before 10 pages saying that.
rabbit? bullet? butterfly? :popcorn:...
| O-T Lounge|| UPDATE: 30a > Malaysia, White House & Gaza - CAD703X on 7/17/14 at 2:37 pm|
i can get a nice frostbite snowball and sit & watch the ocean waves. not a SAM in sight.
| Tech Board|| who do you use for DDNS these days since dyn-dns fricked us? - CAD703X on 7/17/14 at 1:54 pm|
i've settled on these guys.
free and lots of domains to use....
| O-T Lounge|| We Should All Thank Comcast for Teaching The Importance of Culture - CAD703X on 7/17/14 at 7:19 am|
[link=(https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140716194254-11646660-we-should-all-thank-comcast-for-teaching-the-importance-of-culture?_mSplash=1)]comcast gonna comcast[/link]...
| Food and Drink Board|| johnny's chocolate pizza holy shite its good! - CAD703X on 7/16/14 at 4:09 pm|
sorry otis & geauxt..short trip and the lovely ms. cad wasn't with me or i would have hooked up with y'all...i'm sure you would rather hang out with her than me anyway :lol:
apparently warren drive is the only one who will make this delicious treat. we picked one up over the weekend and...
| O-T Lounge|| Zimmerman trial best moments aka WTF did I just watch? - CAD703X on 7/16/14 at 10:21 am|
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ws0Du7DrC1Y&index=17&list=LLtHDy_ilkI8D8j8y_Dr7Ji)]Like dis if u cry everytime[/link]
i'm not sure what i just saw but i liked it....
| Tech Board|| nexus 5 price drop + free shipping and no tax = awesome deal - CAD703X on 7/14/14 at 9:10 pm|
$15 less for 16gb and $20 less for 32
Free shipping no tax. Better deal than through google.
[link=(http://m.christianpost.com/news/nexus-5-price-drops-for-16gb-and-32gb-versions-find-out-where--123270/)]LINK[/link][quote]Two versions of the Nexus 5 including the 16GB and 32GB models experienc...
| Tech Board|| Google is creepy.. how do they know? - CAD703X on 7/9/14 at 11:55 am|
Just noticed I have several 'tos violations' on gdrive. This includes crap apks I've dumped on there for my various phones I've gotten from XDA, etc.
I'm a little creeped out at how Google is crawling through my personal cloud files and determining they are not appropriate.
What's next? They g...
| Tech Board|| coolest bicycle tech coming: wireless electronic shifting - CAD703X on 7/8/14 at 7:28 am|
I know this only appeals to us hard core Cycling geeks but this is awesome!
[quote]Considering this will be SRAM's first foray into the electronic drivetrain scene, there's an impressive am...
| Tech Board|| the little airplane slider in google now..does that really work? - CAD703X on 7/7/14 at 5:47 pm|
or is it eye candy? i mean is it getting the plane's GPS location from the airline or FAA in real time??
i just noticed today for the first time.
| O-T Lounge|| my wife got me a bug a salt for father's day - CAD703X on 7/7/14 at 2:52 pm|
and consider this a healthy endorsement. this thing is the bomb. :bow:
it takes out just about any annoying bug in the house..but i've found its ineffective for wasps and only stuns horseflies..but stunning is enough to finish them off
| Tech Board|| coolest piece of tech you've ever owned? - CAD703X on 7/7/14 at 1:56 pm|
not from a swiss-army smartphone standpoint; but from both an industrial design standpoint and functionality.
my favorite..picked it up at a garage sale actually and didn't know what i owned..was a B&O beocord 5500
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhoYKaPLatg)]Beocord in action[/link] (...
| O-T Lounge|| wiz and nomm and 4444..what bicycle bar tape do you use these days? - CAD703X on 7/7/14 at 12:48 pm|
i'm fed up with lizardskins..simply doesn't hold up long enough IMO. the skin is..wait for it..shedding and looks terrible. i've tried to save it with excess electrical tape but that isn't really helping much.
fizik microtek? cinelli cork? what do you find holds up the best these days and is ...
| Tech Board|| nexus 4 battery life running vanilla 4.4 - CAD703X on 7/3/14 at 3:17 pm|
This is a spare so I updated it and forgot about it until today
| Tech Board|| install android L on your nexus 5 or 7 now.. no need to be a developer - CAD703X on 7/2/14 at 8:37 pm|
| Tech Board|| Android L delivers 36% longer battery life on nexus 5 - CAD703X on 7/2/14 at 1:36 pm|
[quote]The test results conclude that the final difference in battery life percentage is actually indicative of Android L's capabilities relative to its KitKat coun...
| O-T Lounge|| Ft Campbell soldier & his gf caught having sex in his front lawn WYHI - CAD703X on 7/2/14 at 9:36 am|
| Tech Board|| Messaging - Hangouts or Textra? - CAD703X on 7/1/14 at 11:25 am|
I've gotten addicted to textra because the vanilla messaging in android was so..vanilla.
now i hear hangouts is getting better..what do i lose if i go to hangouts?
here's some of my favorite features of texta:
- set different LED color for closest contacts
- set different messaging sound f...
| Tech Board|| android love <3 just flashed 2 ancient LG mytouch phones from 2010 - CAD703X on 6/30/14 at 11:21 am|
my kids have older android devices that they've dropped/thrown/immersed in water that simply won't die.
the problem is these phones are long in the tooth and running bloated tmobileware.
anyway a couple of clicks to root and install rom manager and these 5 year old phones are almost back to br...
| O-T Lounge|| 30 years ago in 1984 Honda made a 70mpg CRX for $7,000 - CAD703X on 6/27/14 at 9:31 am|
Yet here we are, in the year flying cars should be all around us and the best we can achieve are heavily government-subsidized battery/hybrid POS for $50k or more.
[quote]The original 1.3 liter car (chassis code AE532) had an EPA Highway mileage rating of 52 miles per gallon (MPG)in 1984 and was ...
| Music Board|| most entertaining show you've ever attended? - CAD703X on 6/27/14 at 9:13 am|
i gotta say it was 1991 palooza in Dallas.
not only was the jim rose circus freakshow there for pre-game festivities, but siouxsie, NIN, Body Count, Fishbone, Butthole Surfers, Rollins Band, Violent Femmes made for great entertainment (and numerous fires started in the various moshpits)
| Tech Board|| how do you configure a new android? - CAD703X on 6/26/14 at 2:18 pm|
since i just did a factory reset on a nexus 4 this AM to bring it up to 4.4 i'll go through it.
consider this a PSA for folks who want to enjoy android free from carrier bloat.
- enable USB debugging on phone (7 clicks on phone version)
- install ADB drivers for your phone (from XDA)
| Music Board|| 1980s/1990s houston alternative club trivia (cdawg must opt out) - CAD703X on 6/26/14 at 11:33 am|
What was the club next to Emo's named in the early 1990s that opened at 2am?
What night was $1 well drinks on at Lolas? Emos?
What was the Unicorn? (bonus: what was it before it was the unicorn)
Name the downtown club named after another country.
Name the downtown club that occasionall...
| Help Board|| buddyLAM and kermit - CAD703X on 6/25/14 at 5:19 pm|
this is getting old.
| Help Board|| why did my 'poor service' thread get the anchor? - CAD703X on 6/25/14 at 11:43 am|
makes no sense. its just as legit as the one about good customer service....
| O-T Lounge|| Why do people hate on wikipedia? - CAD703X on 6/25/14 at 11:42 am|
- encyclopedias controlled by small group of writers/editors & bias or incorrect info could be out in libraries and homes for years if not decades
- no checks & balances "just trust us" that the info researched was always accurate
- 'dead' material, no epicenter of activity for those with mor...