| Tech Board|| My 11 yr old wants iPod for music...need advice - Cole Beer on 8/17/15 at 10:03 am|
My daughter wants an iPod for her birthday this week, for the purposes of mainly downloading music. Questions: Which one should I get, and how do I limit her consumption? Can I buy her music with an iTunes account that has a limit? I trust her to an extent, but I don't want to get a iTunes...
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| Political Talk|| The Coddling of the American Mind - Cole Beer on 8/14/15 at 10:19 am|
[link=(http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/the-coddling-of-the-american-mind/399356/)]Link to full essay - The Coddling of the American Mind[/link] Just read a long, but fairly enlightening essay published by The Atlantic. I didn't realize that the "pussyfication" of America was t...View Topic - Replies (6)
| Food and Drink|| Restaurant Stories - Cole Beer on 7/8/15 at 10:19 am|
Figured I would start a thread where we can all share restaurant stories, but mainly to recommend this restaurant blog that I found via Deadspin. Most of it is real life people sharing true stories about bad and/or dumb customers, employees and bosses. The link below is to just one post, but ther...View Topic - Replies (0)
| Food and Drink|| Panera Bread - Cole Beer on 6/10/15 at 8:54 am|
What's the best panini to get at Panera Bread? I'm going there for lunch today, and I've never been....View Topic - Replies (9)
| Money Talk|| Medical billing nightmares: anybody want to share stories? - Cole Beer on 5/21/15 at 3:02 pm|
[link=(http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/05/the-agony-of-surprise-medical-bills/393785/)]The Agony of Medical Bills[/link] [quote]Even for people with generous insurance plans, a trip to an in-network doctor can result in thousands of dollars in unexpected charges. Can anything be do...
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| Food and Drink|| KFC Double Down? - Cole Beer on 5/6/15 at 3:49 pm|
If one were to go to KFC and order a Double Down, would they make it for you? Anybody know? I never had one :wah:...View Topic - Replies (2)
| More Sports|| Discuss: IS Jameis Winston another JaMarcus Russell?? - Cole Beer on 4/24/15 at 8:31 am|
One BIG difference is that Winston won a national title and a Heisman Trophy, but... [quote]Aside from coaching parallels, Winston (6 foot 4, 231 pounds) and Russell (6-5½, 258) share the same type of big, soft bodies and, according to some scouts, the penchant for turning the ball over.[/quote] ...
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| O-T Lounge|| Fashion topic: which jeans are in style for men? - Cole Beer on 4/23/15 at 12:15 pm|
For men in the late 20's to mid 30's range, which brands of jeans are acceptable without looking like a hipster? Hugo Boss ones look pretty good online, but I'm not a fashion guru, so some help would be appreciated....
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| Music Board|| "Take Your Time" by Sam Hunt: most "beta" song ever? - Cole Beer on 3/18/15 at 3:40 pm|
[b]This song is so, so terrible. Lyrics below...[/b] I don't know if you were looking at me or not You probably smile like that all the time And I don't mean to bother you but I couldn't just walk by And not say hi And I know your name 'Cause everybody in here knows your name And yo...
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| Movie/TV Board|| Intervention returns to A&E on 3/22/15 - Cole Beer on 3/12/15 at 4:09 pm|
[link=(http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/AEs-INTERVENTION-Returns-322-20150210#)]LINK[/link] [quote]A&E's Emmy(R) Award-winning and critically-acclaimed docuseries "Intervention" returns to the network for an all-new season on Sunday, March 22 at 9PM after a one-hour special covering the...View Topic - Replies (2)
| Movie/TV Board|| 1985: The Last Great Year in Film for Younger Audiences - Cole Beer on 3/6/15 at 10:19 am|
Good article, especially for "80's kids". [link=(http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/03/why-the-1980s-is-the-last-great-decade-in-youth-films/385295/)]They don't make them like they used to[/link] [quote]From The Goonies to Back to the Future to The Breakfast Club, directors ...View Topic - Replies (9)
| Political Talk|| The Demolition of Workers' Comp - Cole Beer on 3/5/15 at 2:08 pm|
Discuss. Anybody want to share their horror stories about workmen's comp? [link=(http://www.propublica.org/article/the-demolition-of-workers-compensation)]Link to the full story[/link] [quote]Over the past decade, states have slashed workers’ compensation benefits, denying injured workers h...View Topic - Replies (8)
| Movie/TV Board|| Adventure Time or Regular Show? - Cole Beer on 2/13/15 at 10:45 am|
Which do you like best? I say Regular Show, but both are pretty clever and entertaining....View Topic - Replies (13)
| Political Talk|| Less prisoners = decreased crime in the U.S.? - Cole Beer on 2/12/15 at 9:21 am|
[quote]The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many believe that the explosion in incarceration created the crime drop. In fact, the enormous growth in impriso...View Topic - Replies (4)
| Music Board|| Are Bostonians into Boston? - Cole Beer on 2/11/15 at 2:03 pm|
Is the band Boston more revered in Boston even moreso than most places? I love that band, myself. I'm not from Boston. Or is Boston more of a Godsmack town?...
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| Movie/TV Board|| 'Billy Madison' Is 20 Years Old - Cole Beer on 2/10/15 at 3:49 pm|
[link=(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/10/billy-madison-shampoo-conditioner_n_6654760.html)]Conditioner is better![/link] [quote]It was 20 years ago today, in 1995, when everyone's favorite obnoxious man-child went back to school.[/quote]...View Topic - Replies (3)
| Movie/TV Board|| My Big Fat Fabulous Life on TLC - Cole Beer on 2/3/15 at 10:40 am|
Y'all should tune in. Despite being fat, she's a hottie! [quote]Whitney Thore, who first rose to fame with her viral Fat Girl Dancing YouTube videos last year, is the lively star of TLC’s new show My Big Fat Fabulous Life. And in last night’s episode, the 380-pound TV personality decided to sho...View Topic - Replies (4)
| Food and Drink|| Jack in The Box: Going upscale - Cole Beer on 2/2/15 at 2:57 pm|
Y'all saw the commercial last night for the new Buttery Jack? I'm very tempted to go and try this, even though it isn't healthy. [link=(http://www.huffingtonpost.com/burgerbusiness/garlic-butter-burgers-tak_b_6593690.html)]LINK[/link]...View Topic - Replies (5)
| O-T Lounge|| Ex-NFL player who went on Survivor despite claiming disability - Cole Beer on 1/29/15 at 4:08 pm|
[quote]A former NFL player being sued by his insurance company after he took part in Survivor even though he has a disability rating says he was able to get through the show with 'pain medication'.[/quote] [link=(http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2931482/Ex-NFL-player-sued-insurance-company...
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| Movie/TV Board|| Phillip K. Dick movies and books - Cole Beer on 1/20/15 at 1:45 pm|
Are the Phillip K. Dick books as cool as his movies? I've never read his books, but I'm a huge fan of most of the movies that he inspired. Guys, please give me your top 3-5 of his books that you read and enjoyed the most, TIA....View Topic - Replies (6)