| 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...
| 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'...
| 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]
| 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.
| 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...
| 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."
| SEC Rant|| Joey Gallaway's final four teams (as of today)... - Cs on 10/6/14 at 1:51 pm|
| 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. ...
| 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]
[b]From September 23rd, 2011:[/b]
| 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.[/...
| Tech Board|| Microsoft set to unveil Windows 9 on September 30th - Cs on 8/21/14 at 9:56 am|
[quote]Microsoft is planning to unveil its Windows 8 successor next month at a special press event. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the software maker is tentatively planning its press event for September 30th to detail upcoming changes to Windows as part of a release cod...
| Gaming Board|| A huge conspiracy is currently taking place in the gaming industry... - Cs on 8/19/14 at 2:55 pm|
The easiest way to catch up [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5-51PfwI3M&list=UUWB0dvorHvkQlgfGGJR2yxQ)]would be to watch this video. [/link]
If you don't have 25 minutes, I'll attempt to summarize the situation with as much brevity as possible...
| Gaming Board|| World of Warcraft continues to hemorrhage subscribers... - Cs on 8/5/14 at 8:11 pm|
- [i]End of Vanilla WoW in Q4 2006:[/i][b] 8 million subs[/b]
- [i]End of TBC in Q2 2008: [/i][b]10.9 million subs[/b]
- [i]End of WotLK in Q4 2009: [/i][b]11.5 million subs[/b]
- (WoW surpasses 12 million subs during Cata)
- [i]End of Cataclysm in Q2 2012: [/i][b]9.1 million subs[/b]
| Movie/TV Board|| Interstellar Trailer #3 - Cs on 7/30/14 at 1:05 pm|
Edit - [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePbKGoIGAXY)]Youtube link.[/link]...
| Gaming Board|| The International Dota 2 championships will be broadcasted on ESPN 2 and 3 - Cs on 7/17/14 at 3:15 pm|
[quote]Valve today announced that coverage of The International Dota 2 Championships will be presented in collaboration with ESPN on its live multi-screen sports network, ESPN3. In addition, an exclusive show previewing the final match will be presented on ESPN2 on Sunday at 8:30 pm Pacific. Live ac...
| O-T Lounge|| Meta-analysis - Organic crops contain more antioxidants, less cadmium/pesticides - Cs on 7/14/14 at 11:36 am|
[quote]A comprehensive review of earlier studies found substantially higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides in organic fruits, vegetables and grains compared with conventionally grown produce.
“It shows very clearly how you grow your food has an impact,” said Carlo Leifert, ...
| Tech Board|| Democrats unveil legislation forcing the FCC to ban Internet "fast" lanes - Cs on 6/17/14 at 4:14 pm|
[quote]Democratic lawmakers will unveil a piece of bicameral legislation Tuesday that would force the Federal Communications Commission to ban fast lanes on the Internet.
The proposal, put forward by Senate Judiciary Committee chair Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.), requires...
| Gaming Board|| IGN's Destiny video preview - "The more I play it, the more I start to love it." - Cs on 6/10/14 at 3:22 pm|
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heEl5TU55FY)]Settings and Control schemes[/link]
| Tech Board|| Amazon teasing an entirely new device set for an unveiling on June 18th - Cs on 6/4/14 at 3:31 pm|
[quote]Amazon will launch a new product later this month, and it's promising that it'll be something pretty exciting. Company CEO Jeff Bezos will unveil the new product at an event in Seattle on June 18th, and Amazon has begun...
| Political Talk|| Fox News panel attacks and mocks Neil deGrasse Tyson - Cs on 6/4/14 at 3:23 pm|
[quote]I HATE this guy. [/quote]
[quote]White liberal nerds love this guy so much[/quote]
[quote]He's drunk with adulation[/quote]
[quote]He's a racist[/quote]
[quote]He won't shut up about creationists[/quote]