| Outdoor Board|| Need to get some fishing gear for my brother . Help! - SM6 on 5/7/13 at 8:39 am|
So my little brother just got a job as a fishing guide apprentice and is heading out soon. I wanted to get him something nice as a congratulations gift, however I am the consummate city slicker and don't know where to start. I know the outfitter supplies rods, reels, flies and such, so I was thinkin...
| More Sports Board|| Kirk Cousins is the new Tebow? - SM6 on 5/6/13 at 11:37 am|
From an interview concerning his view of homosexuality in sports.
[quote]“But I think we need to show love to every single person on this Earth,” he said. “Jesus showed love to everybody, and whether it was Mary Magdalene, who was a prostitute had seven demons inside her, he showed love to her, ...
| More Sports Board|| Is the 2009 Draft the Worst top half of a 1st round ever? - SM6 on 4/26/13 at 10:00 am|
Top half of the 1st round...
Lions -Mathew Stafford... solid QB lots to like.
Rams - Jason Smith.. an average starter... Bust for a 2.
Cheifs - Tyson Jackson... not his fault he was over drafted, but again, a bust for a 3
Seahawks - Aaron Curry.. YIKES
Jets - The Sanchize... UGH
Cinci - Andr...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cooking Blackened Alligator - SM6 on 4/25/13 at 3:04 pm|
Last time I was in Louisiana I picked up a pound of Alligator at Rouses. I want to blacken it, in the style of the Chimes, so I am planning on cutting it into short strips, dipping it in melted butter, dusting it with blackening spices (I got Louisiana Brand Blackening Spice up here in DC), then sea...
| Food and Drink Board|| Frying Oysters - SM6 on 4/21/13 at 1:41 pm|
I'm frying oysters this afternoon, does anyone have a favorite recipe for coating, or should I just use the tried and true dip in egg wash and dredge in AP flour and slap ya mama seasoning?
Also what's a good remounted or aioli to do wi them, always looking for new ideas and the FD board always ...
| Tiger Rant|| Geauxzone in the postseason. - SM6 on 4/15/13 at 6:08 am|
Not to get ahead of myself, but traditionally has Geauxzone shown the SEC baseball tourney or Regionals (when hosted)?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Westphalian Ham versus Black Forest Ham [Schinken (Prosciutto)] - SM6 on 3/20/13 at 9:29 am|
Local gourmet meat, cheese and wine shop is running a special on these two meats this week. I have had Black Forest ham (deli style) as well as Black Forest Bacon before, but never the Schinken (Prosciutto style). Which one should I go with, and what cheeses would you pair it with?
| O-T Lounge|| Do they give tours of the State Capitol - SM6 on 3/18/13 at 1:40 pm|
A coworker of mine is driving to Texas and chose to stop in Baton Rouge for the night and spend a day looking at god knows what. I suggested the state capitol. Do they give tours or is it more of a self guided type of thing?
| Soccer Board|| When will the 2013-14 EPL schedule be released? - SM6 on 3/17/13 at 10:05 am|
I'll be in London during part of my honeymoon and want to see a game at White Hart Lane....
| O-T Lounge|| Guess this famous person - SM6 on 3/13/13 at 12:51 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| 39 hours non-stop from Guam to Jax...... in a piston plane - SM6 on 3/13/13 at 8:39 am|
This guy has been doing a bunch of long range solo flights. All in his HOME BUILT single piston engine Lancair.
He just flew this from Guam to Jacksonville, Fl. in 39 hours. :wha:
| Political Talk|| You thought our government leeches were the worst? - SM6 on 3/12/13 at 3:05 pm|
The orthodox jews are giving them a run for their money.
[quote]In recent decades, ultra-Orthodox parties have used this kingmaker status to secure vast budgets for their religious schools and se...
| Food and Drink Board|| Sandwich shop near Audubon Park. - SM6 on 3/9/13 at 11:43 am|
We're playing at Audubon this afternoon and want to grab a good poboy or gumbo before the round. Any recommendation near Audubon or Loyola U.?...
| Political Talk|| What is Eric Cantor doing in Nola - SM6 on 3/8/13 at 9:53 am|
He was on my flight in from Memphis with his entourage....
| O-T Lounge|| Bringing my Dad down to New Orleans... - SM6 on 3/6/13 at 8:43 am|
This weekend I am bringing my dad to New Orleans to check out a few things before my wedding and I need recommendations... We'll see the Church, reception venue and have dinner at Ralph's on the Park where we are doing the rehearsal dinner.
I need ideas on places to take him. He's a retired Gener...
| Political Talk|| Sequester? Nonsense! - SM6 on 3/6/13 at 8:36 am|
Lines are growing, but we'll look great... :banghead:
Oh yea, and frick you Bush and the Republican super majority for creating DHS/TSA as well. You are [b]ALMOST[/b] as bad as Uncle B...
| More Sports Board|| Smoke Laval is getting hot... - SM6 on 2/27/13 at 10:47 am|
His North Florida team beat UF last night and is 6-2 after taking series from WVU and the Citadel.
| Tiger Rant|| Do they check for booze as the Box - SM6 on 2/22/13 at 5:48 pm|
Nothing crazy just want to bring a half pint of bourbon to keep warm.
.....and I'm an alcoholic....
| O-T Lounge|| Is Helly Hansen making waves in the Frat community? - SM6 on 2/20/13 at 10:58 am|
Its been a few years since I've been on a southern campus. Northface and Patagonia were all the rage when I was in school. What about fellow outdoorsy brand Helly Hansen?...
| More Sports Board|| Cowboys New Bus - SM6 on 2/19/13 at 11:05 am|
According to the Dallas Morning News (and TD.com homepage) the Cowboys have a nice new bus.
Still can't beat
Hail Redskins One!...
| Food and Drink Board|| Has Brennan's Brunch gone down hill? - SM6 on 2/19/13 at 9:33 am|
I'll be in NOLA in a few weeks and wanted to take my dad to Brennan's but I've heard from a few people that is has gone downhill the past couple of years. Is this true?
If so, what do you recommend? We'll be staying at the Roosevelt so something in walking distance. TIA!...
| More Sports Board|| Plasma replacement versus HGH - SM6 on 2/19/13 at 8:47 am|
Not sure if this has been addressed before, but if both are simply supplementing a naturally occurring bodily product, how can one be banned, while the other is not (albeit it is not performed in the US)?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cooking with a Recado - SM6 on 2/18/13 at 1:53 pm|
I was given a black of Recado from someone who just came back from Belize. Looks interesting but I am at a total and utter lack of ideas on what to do with it. Suggestions?...
| Tiger Rant|| Orioles GM expects Gausman to make a contribution in 2013 - SM6 on 2/12/13 at 2:05 pm|
[quote]Do you see the starting staff performing as well this year?
We've still got some more work to do to build a solid rotation for this year. But we've got young guys who ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| Who are the qualification risks in this class? - SM6 on 2/6/13 at 12:35 pm|
We signed 27, so who is at risk to not qualify or go the greyshirt route to get us to 25? Did we back count any guys from last year against this class?
I've seen it posted that Cutrer may not make it....
| O-T Lounge|| Need to buy new sunglasses - SM6 on 2/5/13 at 10:00 am|
Well my trusty Maui Jims finally bit the bullet and are being retired. I need a new pair and need some suggestions, I liked my Maui's but I'm not opposed to switching it up. Also had a pair of Costa Del Mar before, I've got a big head so i like glasses with a larger lens.
| Outdoor Board|| Camp Stoves - SM6 on 2/3/13 at 3:05 pm|
Need to get one for backpacking now that I'm graduating to multi night hikes. I don't do anything crazy with it, just need to boil water for a freeze dried meal and coffee in the mornings. Need something relatively compact. Looked at the Jetboil for $99. Anyone have experience with it, or an alterna...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Looking for 2 tickets LSU Baseball on 2/22 - SM6 on 1/31/13 at 10:52 am|
Need to buy 2 tickets for the LSU-SELU game on Friday the 22nd, looking for seats between the dugouts if possible.
| O-T Lounge|| Electric Grills - SM6 on 1/30/13 at 12:21 pm|
Anyone ever used one of these, not the George Foreman, but an outdoor electric grill. Can't have open flame on the balcony of the high rise, so this is the next best thing. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Don Augustin Anejo Tequila - SM6 on 1/29/13 at 5:33 pm|
Was given a bottle by a friend. Has anyone had it? Any good? I've never really dabbled in sipping tequilas like this one, if I'm drinking it neat I've always preferred a whiskey but I'm excited to try something new none the less.