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How much to tip resort butler? - RC
We are staying in a villa at the Esperanza in Cabo that comes with a personal butler for the week. Does anyone have experience with how much I should tip the butler?...
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Money Talk
Best place to invest $500k for 6 months - RC
If you had $500k that you will likely need in around 6 months, where would you invest it? I would like to get better than the sub 1% returns from most CD's and bank accounts. Also, I am not entirely risk averse. A 10% or so loss wouldn't be a killer....
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Tiger Rant
Waitlist for SEZ suites and club seats now open - RC
Who's signing up? [link=(http://www.preservedeathvalley.com/)]LINK[/link] [quote]In order to be considered for assignment of a suite you must complete the official South End Zone Tiger Den Suite application (click here to fill out the application). A $5,000 deposit is required with each applic...
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O-T Lounge
What is the best housing option for a new transfer student? - RC
So my nephew spent 1 semester at Texas A&M and hated it, so after sitting out this semester it looks like he will be transferring to LSU. He doesn't know anyone at LSU, so a situation where he can meet people and make friends would be optimal. He doesn't seem like a frat star, so I don't think...
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Tiger Rant
Provisional 2012 schedule - RC
Got it from a link on the SEC rant Sep 1 North Texas Sep 8 Washington Sep 15 Idaho Sep 22 South Carolina Sep 29 Towson Oct 6 @ Florida Oct 13 @ Auburn Oct 20 @ Kentucky Oct 27 Bye Nov 3 Alabama Nov 10 Texas A&M Nov 17 Ole Miss Nov 24 @ Arkansas...
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Tiger Rant
Ever sit in the Stadium Club for the Spring Game? - RC
How is it? At $30 per adult I wonder if it's worth it, especially since regular tickets are free and seating is open. However I thought it might be nice to check it out and see if I would want to try and get seats there in the future....
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Money Talk
Investing in an oil well - RC
Anyone done this? I was talking to a guy who owns an oil and gas exploration company about this. It sounds like a bit of a high risk high reward investment, but he says he is very selective and hasn't had many dry wells. The minimum investment is around $50k to $100k depending on the specific pro...
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O-T Lounge
Buying uranium on amazon - RC
For the terrorist lurkers on this site. Some of the reviews are pretty good. [link=(http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000796XXM?t=slickdeals&tag=slickdeals)]LINK[/link] [img]http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41KH6M0LWJL._SL500_AA300_.jpg[/img]...
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Tiger Rant
The Les Miles Bubble - RC
I have the perfect analogy for this team. Les Miles is like a financial bubble. Just like real estate prices continued to climb despite poor fundamentals in the market, Miles keeps winning despite his poor coaching. We know what happens at the end of every financial bubble, the question is - are ...
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Political Talk
US backs $1B loan to Mexican state oil company - RC
but continues to hinder domestic drilling. Someone please explain this logic. [quote]Despite President Obama's moratorium on U.S. deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Export-Import Bank intends to guarantee $1 billion in loans to PEMEX, the Mexican state oil company, to bolster the...
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Money Talk
Need advice re: financial planner - RC
I think I really need the services of a financial planner, but I'm not really sure which direction to take. I've only had limited interaction with anyone in that field and came away unimpressed. The guys that I talked to tried hard to push me towards whole life policies and a very limited family o...
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Conference Expansion
Why is academics even mentioned? - RC
I keep seeing arguments about the academics of the SEC keeping UT out. I would argue that the academics are on par with the Big12, although certainly it is lower than the Pac10 and Big10. But why does it even matter? It's not like we are competing for the collegiate quiz bowl championship. The...
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Political Talk
Would a Constitutional Convention be worth the risk? - RC
The only way to really reign in the power of the federal government would be through constitutional amendments. There has already been a movement to do just this, see [link=(http://www.federalismamendment.com/)]LINK[/link]. In 1983 we were only 2 states away from the 34 needed to initiate a co...
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Political Talk
Morality offsets - RC
I would like to start a company selling morality offsets. The premise is simple - if a republican politician or religious figure is caught cheating or molesting boys, they can purchase morality credits from my company and remain morality neutral. In turn I will place a bible in a hotel room drawer...
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More Sports
LOL, sale on Oregon #9 jersey - RC
[link=(http://www.eoregonsports.com/Qstore/Qstore.cgi?CMD=009&DEPT=1192655024&CAT=1192655783&BACK=A0007A1B01192655024B1)]Oregon jerseys[/link] This deal is a real knockout! ETA: sorry, meant to post in MSB...
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More Sports
Army/Texas game - RC
Army up 6 - 3, top of 5th :usa: :usa: :usa:...
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Political Talk
Guess Ahmadinijad can't go to Czech Republic - RC
[quote]PRAGUE -- Czech authorities have released white supremacist David Duke from detention and ordered him to leave the country. Police spokeswoman Katerina Rendlova says the former Ku Klux Klan leader must leave the Czech Republic by midnight Saturday. Duke was in Prague on an invitation from a...
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