| O-T Lounge|| Spin off Thread: Do you tip on the alcohol portion of your check? - StrangeBrew on 3/28/14 at 11:21 pm|
I had a CEO that I worked with from France and he was adamant that a tip was for food preparation, not for un-corking a 100 dollar bottle of wine.
I have always treated food and beverage the same but I get his drift....
| Money Talk|| Rental property- porcelain tile that looks like wood or wood laminates? - StrangeBrew on 3/23/14 at 8:41 pm|
Tired of changing out carpets very 5 years or so. The cost of materials looks comparable but I would think the porcelain is more expensive to install.
Opinions and suggestions welcomed.
This would be for bedrooms as the living area is already ceramic tile....
| Political Talk|| Wendy Davis supporters questioning Abbott's need for wheelchair. - StrangeBrew on 1/25/14 at 11:32 pm|
May be a troll, and I hope it is! But remember Trigg.
I love the one about he had a kid after the accident!
Oh yea they mad. Stay classy and red Texas.
| Political Talk|| Upcoming SOTU Speech- Will it be covered by the major networks? - StrangeBrew on 1/24/14 at 9:18 pm|
Or will it just be carried by Cable news networks?
The last couple of State of the Union addresses that Bush gave in his second term were not considered worthy of prime time network coverage since he was so unpopular.
Why am I skeptical that Pres Obama will be relegated to MSNBC?...
| Food and Drink Board|| The Whopper versus all others - StrangeBrew on 12/8/13 at 9:13 pm|
I had not purchased a Whopper in 10 plus years, but was caught in Icemagedon and was starving so I pulled the trigger. It is now my go to burger, so much flame broil taste, the condiments out of the gun are delicious.
You should give it a try....
| O-T Lounge|| MIL (no pics) needs a new computer - StrangeBrew on 11/27/13 at 5:42 pm|
She is 84 and only checks email and prints. Needs a full size keyboard and USB port for printer? Low priced suggestions?...
| Political Talk|| Remember the outrage when Bush replaced 8 Federal Prosecutors? - StrangeBrew on 11/24/13 at 4:23 pm|
Has Obama replaced any?...
| Food and Drink Board|| The best Tequilla - StrangeBrew on 11/12/13 at 9:01 pm|
| Money Talk|| Ways to determine max rent to charge - StrangeBrew on 11/3/13 at 5:47 pm|
Bought a unit about 7years ago. Set the rent to cover mortgage, HOA, taxes and 1-2% in reserves. I have had the same tenant for the entire time. Have not raised the rent but the tenant did start sending me more money voluntarily after he heard there was a increase in HOA dues.
He was diagnosed with...
| Political Talk|| Former Guantanamo Resident on the ground during Benghazi attack - StrangeBrew on 10/25/13 at 4:45 pm|
[link=(http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/10/25/former-guantanamo-detainee-was-on-ground-in-benghazi-night-11-attack/)]Fox News [/link]
[quote]Fox News' ongoing reporting on the attack has shown that at least four key Benghazi suspects have ties to the Al Qaeda senior leadership in Pakistan. Th...
| Movie/TV Board|| The Govenors Wife on A & E - StrangeBrew on 10/16/13 at 10:43 pm|
Candy Jr. looking good,
Edwin is no spring chicken!
Strange days indeed....
| O-T Lounge|| Does a good massage place make you sign a waiver? - StrangeBrew on 10/16/13 at 9:31 pm|
Or are they competent that they will not have any problems.
Waiver makes me think they have been sued before....
| Food and Drink Board|| KFC go cups - StrangeBrew on 9/30/13 at 7:25 pm|
Have eaten the three different varieties over the last 3 days, and I must say they are excellent. The benefit of the container fitting in the drink holders in a car is ingenious.
| Political Talk|| How many of you are members of the Federal Family? - StrangeBrew on 9/5/13 at 6:38 pm|
[link=(http://cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/sebelius-describes-federal-government-our-federal-family)]Sebelius Describes Federal Government As 'Our Federal Family'[/link]
[quote]"While our federal family is becoming better prepared to support the nation, we know that being truly resilient ...
| O-T Lounge|| Roast of People that you dont know on Comedy Central - StrangeBrew on 9/2/13 at 11:04 pm|
half the people roasting him do not know him...
| O-T Lounge|| Woman would refuse to breast feed a son, but not a daughter! - StrangeBrew on 8/27/13 at 10:12 pm|
Idiocracy at its finest.
She actually suggest not breast feeding boys because they are already physically stronger
She needs to be sterilized.
She wants to have her son cir...
| Political Talk|| GE pulls the plug on a Solar Panel Mfg Plant in Aurora CO - StrangeBrew on 8/7/13 at 9:22 am|
[quote]The General Electric Co. has abandoned plans for a $300 million solar-panel factory in Aurora and instead struck a deal with the largest U.S. solar-panel maker, First ...
| Political Talk|| Bradley Manning Acquitted of Most Serious Charge - StrangeBrew on 7/30/13 at 12:23 pm|
aiding the enemy, but convicted of others.
[quote]A military judge Tuesday acquitted Pfc. Bradley Manning of aiding the enemy — the most serious charge the Army intelligence analyst face...
| Political Talk|| Any PT posters belong to REPKA? Regional Pedophile Killer Association - StrangeBrew on 7/28/13 at 7:40 pm|
[quote]We are an oppressed minority. We break no laws. We Defend our rights to Fantasy and Free Speech. We need your support! Of course we would NEVER really KILL one, but let's create a safe place within our community for a ...
| Money Talk|| Has the FlexibleRIP made the DRIP obsolete? - StrangeBrew on 7/13/13 at 6:10 pm|
I just signed up for this program with Scottrade. Looks like it takes away the paying of commissions when reinvesting which was the beauty of the DRIP.
[quote]A typical brokerage DRIP requires you to reinvest dividends from a dividend-paying security back into that same security. However the Fle...
| More Sports Board|| Rangers @ Mariners,5-2 Final! - StrangeBrew on 5/25/13 at 5:48 pm|
(3-2, 3.30 ERA)
1. SS: Elvis Andrus
2. LF: David Murphy
3. DH: Lance Berkman
4. 3B: Adrian Beltre
5. RF: Nelson Cruz
6. 1B: Mitch Moreland
7. C: A.J. Pierzynski
8. 2B: Jurickson Profar
9. CF: Leonys Martin
SP: Derek Holland
| Political Talk|| Do we need a Dodd Frank for the IRS? - StrangeBrew on 5/15/13 at 10:28 pm|
Seeing as how two low level employees single handedly brought serious doubt to the integrity of the IRS and could conceivably bring down the largest financial institution in the world, I think more laws are in order.
Remember if only we had more laws these things would never happen.
| Political Talk|| Advice for the Democratic Party - StrangeBrew on 5/15/13 at 1:46 pm|
Since many Dems always seem to be full of ideas for the R's when they suffer a setback, I believe now is the time to reciprocate.
Name an Independent Council for the IRS scandal
Release all Benghazi emails
Repeal Obamacare before more harm is done to the Health Insurance system.
| O-T Lounge|| My recent experiences with dental hygeinist has been interesting! - StrangeBrew on 3/5/13 at 10:01 pm|
About a year ago I went in for a regular visit. The hygeinist that I have known for a few years had recently come back from a trip to the beaches of Mexico. She had pics of herself on the beach in a two piece. She does have a tight body for a 35 year old. Even before she started cleaning I thought ...
| O-T Lounge|| Do MMA fighters have health insurance? - StrangeBrew on 2/14/13 at 9:49 pm|
I find it hard to believe they would as it would be astronomically expensive? I bet they go to the ER and dash on the bill....
| O-T Lounge|| Kai the Hatchet is my new hero. He is straight out of Dog Town - StrangeBrew on 2/7/13 at 8:45 am|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Y7i1ASCS5o)]Kai takes the hatchet to Jebus[/link]...
| Money Talk|| 1 in 4 401k's being raided for use on current expenses-WAPO article - StrangeBrew on 1/15/13 at 1:49 pm|
The only one benefiting is the plan administrator. More a case for means testing, which will again reward negative behavior.
[quote]More than one in four American workers with 401(k) and other retirement savings accounts use them to pay current expenses, new data show. The withdrawals, cash-outs ...
| Money Talk|| Personal Rate of Return from 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2012 is 16.8% - StrangeBrew on 1/1/13 at 2:55 pm|
Best year in the last 7. The larger than normal dividends at the end of the year added 2% to the overall.
I am sure there are many MT regulars that did better, but I feel good about it.
What was your PRR in 2012?...
| More Sports Board|| Josh Brent on the sidelines for the Cowboys - StrangeBrew on 12/16/12 at 7:13 pm|
He is out on bail for intoxication manslaughter from the accident he was involved in. I just find it really weird that he was on the sidelines while his buddy died in the accident while he was driving.
This has to a NFLPA situation! ...
| O-T Lounge|| Stevan Ridley's Boston Cadillac Commercial - StrangeBrew on 12/9/12 at 6:15 pm|
Just checking into my hotel in Boston. Watching Saints game and commercial came on. Stevan Ridley was in his much discussed onesie.
The owner of the dealership eventually changed into an identical outfit.
Ridley was microphoned up and was commenting the whole time while the dude was talking. It ...