| Political Talk|| Apple pulls all apps with Confederate Flag from App Store, bans Civil War games - Cs on 6/25/15 at 9:38 am|
[quote]Many large US companies, like Walmart and Amazon, have already banned the sale of any Confederate flag merchandise as a reaction to the recent events. Now, it appears that Apple has decided to join them by pulling many Civil War wargames from the App Store. As of the writing of this story, ga...
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| Tiger Rant|| Sports Illustrated post-spring practice top 25 - LSU 24th... - Cs on 5/14/15 at 2:03 pm|
Full rankings: 1. Ohio State 2. Baylor 3. Auburn 4. Alabama 5. Michigan State 6. TCU 7. Notre Dame 8. UCLA 9. Florida State 10. Oregon 11. Stanford 12. Ole Miss 13. Arizona 14. USC 15. Boise State 16. Clemson 17. Missouri 18. Georgia 19. Arizona State 20. Wisconsin 21. Georgia...View Topic - Replies (25)
| Political Talk|| FCC votes 3-2 in favor of Title II reclassification of ISPs - Cs on 2/26/15 at 12:02 pm|
[quote]Net neutrality has won at the FCC. In a 3-to-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission today established a new Open Internet Order that implements strict net neutrality rules, including prohibitions on site and app blocking, speed throttling, and paid fast lanes.[/quote] [quote]"We c...
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| Tiger Rant|| ESPN's actual preseason top 25 for 2015 - LSU 16th... - Cs on 2/9/15 at 1:04 pm|
[quote][b]2014 record:[/b] 8-5, 4-4 SEC [b]Returning starters:[/b] 8 offense, 6 defense, 2 special teams [b]Key personnel losses:[/b] OT La'el Collins, C Elliott Porter, DE Jermauria Rasco, S Ronald Martin, DE Danielle Hunter, LB Kwon Alexander, RB Terrence Magee, CB Jalen Collins [b]The sk...View Topic - Replies (3)
| Tech Board|| The FCC has officially redefined broadband as 25 mbps down, 3 mbps up - Cs on 1/29/15 at 12:51 pm|
[quote]As part of its 2015 Broadband Progress Report, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to change the definition of broadband by raising the minimum download speeds needed from 4Mbps to 25Mbps, and the minimum upload speed from 1Mbps to 3Mbps, which effectively triples the number of US...View Topic - Replies (6)
| Tech Board|| Windows 10 unveiled - new Spartan browser, universal apps, Cortana, and more - Cs on 1/21/15 at 8:59 am|
[img]http://i.imgur.com/M5X0PsT.png[/img] [img]https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B749B6sIEAE3k7S.jpg:large[/img] [link=(http://news.microsoft.com/windows10story/?OCID=WIP_r_Jan_Body_Webcast_9)][b]RECORDING[/b][/link] - [link=(http://www.theverge.com/2015/1/21/7865973/microsoft-windows...View Topic - Replies (9)
| Tiger Rant|| Miles responds to Michael Cauble's criticism of the offense, and fear of passing - Cs on 1/15/15 at 10:27 am|
[quote]We were 7 of 14 in the bowl game. Okay, if you want to go back and look, we were a 48% passing team. 48% of the time we threw incompletions. That’s not good enough. Basically, when you’re not good enough throwing it, for whatever the reason is, and you’re ripping off runs that are going up an...View Topic - Replies (47)
| Tech Board|| Obama to push for cheaper, speedier broadband in the US - Cs on 1/14/15 at 12:33 am|
[quote]President Obama today outlined an upcoming executive action to increase US broadband speeds and reduce its cost, something he intends to announce at a speech tomorrow in Cedar Falls, Iowa, and again in his sixth State of the Union address next week. In order to do that, The White House tod...View Topic - Replies (9)
| Movie/TV Board|| Star Wars Episode VII character names revealed via old school trading cards. - Cs on 12/11/14 at 4:25 pm|
[img]http://i.imgur.com/QG541Fy.jpg?1[/img] [img]http://i.imgur.com/zpuepNm.jpg?1[/img] [img]http://i.imgur.com/1pBNUhQ.jpg?1[/img] [img]http://i.imgur.com/hrrlSVT.jpg?1[/img] [img]http://i.imgur.com/bRH8bof.jpg?1[/img] ...
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| Coaching Changes|| Michigan's Rivals site just updated their hot board to include...Mike Tomlin... - Cs on 12/4/14 at 3:51 pm|
Their coaching hot board now includes Jim Harbaugh, Sean Payton, Bob Stoops, and Mike Tomlin. Honestly, I think we have a frontrunner for the most delusional fanbase... [link=(https://michigan.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1712042)]LINK[/link]...
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| Tiger Rant|| Over the past few years, LSU athletic programs have become quite...average. - Cs on 11/21/14 at 4:01 pm|
Men's basketball hasn't won a NCAA Tournament game since 2009. LSU football hasn't won a major bowl game since 2007. LSU baseball hasn't won a game in Omaha since 2009. Women's basketball is, at best, mediocre. And yet...all of our coaches are getting raises and extensions. After l...View Topic - Replies (36)
| Tiger Rant|| The people running LSU couldn't care less about LSU, and that's a problem. - Cs on 11/17/14 at 2:46 pm|
At the top, it starts with King Alexander, the president of the entire LSU system. He was pulled from Cal State, and is the genius behind the [link=(http://www.ispot.tv/ad/7Mpa/louisiana-state-university-welcome-home)]"Welcome Home"[/link] ad, which embarrasses the LSU brand at a national level. He'...View Topic - Replies (15)
| Movie/TV Board|| Hollywood just can't stop inundating us with sequels. Toy Story 4 is official. - Cs on 11/6/14 at 4:22 pm|
[quote]Toy Story is coming back for another installment, and original film director John Lasseter is on board to direct. Variety reports that the film will be released in June, 2017.[/quote] [link=(http://www.theverge.com/2014/11/6/7170773/pixar-is-making-a-toy-story-4)]LINK[/link]...
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| Tech Board|| Verizon is doing its best to make 1984 a reality. - Cs on 10/29/14 at 11:54 am|
Not only has Verizon been surreptitiously tracking its users for the last two years without consent, the method by which they're doing this is highly invasive, as [i]they're actually modifying your HTTP requests[/i]. I'm actually quite stunned that none of this is illegal. [quote] Curiously, ...View Topic - Replies (4)
| Tech Board|| More and more retailers are starting to disable the NFC readers in their stores. - Cs on 10/25/14 at 1:12 pm|
It seems that Google and Apple are the only entities championing NFC based payments. Major retailers have formed a consortium backing MCX's CurrentC payment system, which requires users to download an app to have scanned at the time of the transaction. It's also far less secure. Yet, additional reta...View Topic - Replies (5)
| Tiger Rant|| Hanagriff - "The scheme is bordering on ridiculous." - Cs on 10/12/14 at 12:01 am|
A few more... "The playcalling is mind numbingly conservative, and I don't know why they brought Cameron in, because anyone could do what he's doing for far less than 1.3 million dollars." "The passing game is so antiquated that they can't use it." ...View Topic - Replies (29)
| SEC Rant|| Joey Gallaway's final four teams (as of today)... - Cs on 10/6/14 at 1:51 pm|
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| Tiger Rant|| The excuses just keep rolling in. - Cs on 10/5/14 at 10:59 am|
First, it was the youth. Now, apparently, getting treated like an FCS school is acceptable as long as our opponent was a top 5 team. Interesting. Seems quite a few people can't disable the blinders and take a realistic look at some of the deep rooted issues with the program. ...View Topic - Replies (6)
| Tiger Rant|| We've been singing the same song for 5 years. Nothing has changed. - Cs on 9/21/14 at 11:17 am|
[b]From October 17th, 2010:[/b] [img]http://i.imgur.com/KhFbqgj.png[/img] [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/22152828/AU-and-39s-Pass-Defense-is-weak-Too-bad-we-don-and-39t-have-a-passing.aspx)](LINK)[/link] [b]From September 23rd, 2011:[/b] [img]http://i.imgur.com/R9BPDWt.png...View Topic - Replies (4)
| Gaming Board|| WSJ - Microsoft Near Deal to Buy Minecraft Maker Mojang - Cs on 9/9/14 at 5:11 pm|
[quote]Microsoft Corp. MSFT is in serious discussions to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the popular "Minecraft" videogame, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The deal would be valued at more than $2 billion and could be signed as early as this week, this person said.[/...
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