| Fark Board|| Fark Potential? - The Faces of Olympic Figure Skating (NSFW?) - MountainTiger on 6/13/14 at 9:44 am|
| Tiger Rant|| CLM Discusses Wind Currents - MountainTiger on 4/7/14 at 4:46 pm|
All you people looking to troll the Rant could learn some things from this man.
| Tiger Rant|| Question about Student Tickets - MountainTiger on 11/20/11 at 11:20 am|
So a buddy bought a set of tickets to the Arky game off of Stub Hub and I just found out that these tickets are in 230, which is student section. So I have two questions:
1. I assume these tickets are no good for us because you probably have to show a student ID to get in, correct?
2. Anybody inte...
| Flood Board|| Satellite Imagery of Morganza - MountainTiger on 5/19/11 at 9:23 pm|
This is an ASTER image taken yesterday (the 18th) of the Spillway. Click the image to get a full resolution version.
Here are some comparison images, one from 1973 and the other when the spillway was closed.
| Fark Board|| Bed Diving - Fark Potential? - MountainTiger on 5/9/11 at 9:56 am|
| Coaching Changes|| Les's Plane To Dallas - MountainTiger on 1/11/11 at 9:50 am|
As long as we're internet stalking aircraft, it looks like Les will be using the Acadian King Air for his trip to Dallas. Scheduled to arrive from Lafayette at 10:23 and then fly to Dallas, arriving at 12:47.
| Oil Rig Disaster Forum|| Well To Remain Capped While Site Is Evacuated - MountainTiger on 7/23/10 at 9:48 am|
It's looking increasingly likely that the Macondo site will have to be evacuated for TS Bonnie. In yesterday's briefings, both Adm. Allen and Kent Wells stated that they now have enough confidence in the capping stack to leave it in place during that time. Different vehicles and platforms have diffe...
| Oil Rig Disaster Forum|| Relief Well Halted Due to Potential Bad Weather - MountainTiger on 7/21/10 at 6:58 pm|
With a depression forming in the Caribbean, BP is worried that there will not be enough time to finish setting casing in the primary relief well. They want to avoid starting to case the hole but then not having enough time to complete it. So they have set a storm packer and will await a more favorab...
| Oil Rig Disaster Forum|| “A Whale” Operational Review Completed - MountainTiger on 7/17/10 at 12:24 pm|
Will not be deployed in the gulf.
| Oil Rig Disaster Forum|| Oil Has Stopped Leaking Into Gulf for First Time Since Spill - MountainTiger on 7/15/10 at 2:35 pm|
Did they shut the choke line? I'm not seeing any oil flowing right now but most of the feeds are very blurry. Can somebody confirm?
[b]UPDATE: Fox News ticket reports that oil flow has stopped[/b]...
| Oil Rig Disaster Forum|| Test Suspended Temporarily (Resumed 07-15 am) - MountainTiger on 7/14/10 at 11:14 pm|
[quote]In preparation for commencement of the well integrity test, the middle ram has been closed and a leak has been detected in the choke line of the 3 ram stack. It has been isolated and will be repaired prior to starting the test. [/quote]...
| Oil Rig Disaster Forum|| New Updates from BP on Sealing Cap - MountainTiger on 7/10/10 at 12:30 pm|
Kent Wells video: http://bp.concerts.com/gom/sealingcapinstallationoverviewwithkentwells070910.htm
Kent Wells animation: http://bp.concerts.com/gom/sealingcapinstallationanimationwithkentwells070910.htm
Construction & testing of capping stack: http://bp.concerts.com/gom/riser_capping_stack_070110....
| Oil Rig Disaster Forum|| Pictures of the new Capping Stack - MountainTiger on 7/1/10 at 7:40 am|
| Oil Rig Disaster Forum|| Kent Wells Tech. Brief, June 28 (audio) - MountainTiger on 6/29/10 at 2:33 pm|
Here is the audio from his teleconference from yesterday: http://bp.concerts.com/gom/audio/kent_wells_tech_update_28062010.htm
Here is the slide pack from that teleconference: http://www.bp.com/liveassets/bp_internet/globalbp/globalbp_uk_english/incident_response/STAGING/local_assets/downloads_pdfs...
| Tiger Rant|| Trindon Holliday in MMQB - MountainTiger on 6/28/10 at 2:17 pm|
Eric Winston did MMQB today in place of Peter King and talked a little about his teammate.
5. I think I'd like to see Texans rookie Trindon Holliday get in the open field this season. Unfortuna...
| Oil Rig Disaster Forum|| Kent Wells Tech. Brief on Ranging & Relief Well - MountainTiger on 6/28/10 at 8:33 am|
First link is about 70% PR but has some good technical info in it. The second one is all technical....
| Oil Rig Disaster Forum|| Good Site for Oil Spill Info - MountainTiger on 6/25/10 at 10:08 am|
Hopefully this isn't Germanic. If it is, well :wah:.
I found this site while doing research for a class I'm taking. We've had to do some papers on some of the engineering problems that BP has been facing in the various attempts to contain the flow of oil. Among other thi...
| Tiger Rant|| Gift Shop - MountainTiger on 6/11/09 at 4:24 pm|
There's a gift shop for LSU gear near TS, I think it's right next to Mike's habitat. Can anybody tell me the name of that store? TIA...