| Soccer Board|| Why are so many in United States threatened by soccer? - mule74 on 6/27/14 at 7:57 am|
I personally never got into the X-Games. But I never really went out of my way to bash skateboarding. I just didn't watch it. Had it become the next big thing in the pantheon US sports, I probably still wouldn't have watched it. But I wouldn't have complained that other people wanted to watch it at ...
| Soccer Board|| DeAndre Yedlin's future - mule74 on 6/23/14 at 9:42 am|
Aficionados, what is his ceiling? Looks a little technically raw but what an athlete. He looks and plays like what I would expect Americans to bring to the game.
Is there any future for that type of player overseas?
ETA: A little self bump for the Belgium game. I feel like he has no idea wha...
| Money Talk|| 401k Tax Deferment Max - mule74 on 4/2/14 at 4:22 pm|
I've experienced a pretty nice increase in pay and am currently on a 6 to 6 matching contribution from my employer.
Is the max $17,500 deferal rate the most I can contribute tax free individually or does that include the employer contribution as well?...
| Political Talk|| Kim Jong Un elected Supreme Leader with 100% of the vote! - mule74 on 3/10/14 at 3:56 pm|
[link=(http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-26483940)]All hail dear leader![/link]
Congrats Un, we knew you could do it. :thup: ...
| Soccer Board|| God Bless Brazil! (NSFW) - mule74 on 2/18/14 at 8:02 am|
This was the first article that popped up on Google when I searched "Neymar" this morning. It's almost enough to make me buy a plane ticket. ...
| Gaming Board|| Fifa 14 Match Rating - mule74 on 12/24/13 at 6:12 pm|
Playing as a striker in the player career mode. I just finished an away match with an 8.4 rating and got Man of the Match. Looked at my rating on the home screen and it said I got a 3.5.
This is killing my objectives....
| Food and Drink Board|| Heading to Austin this weekend. Looking for recs. - mule74 on 12/8/13 at 5:54 pm|
We're going to Austin this weekend form my gf's 30th and meeting up with some friends on Saturday. Looking for a nice dinner Friday night and fun drinking spots for Saturday.
We're staying at the Omni Downtown so we'll be in the downtown area....
| Food and Drink Board|| Sunday Brunch in Lafayette - mule74 on 11/23/13 at 9:33 am|
Supposed to meet my Dad for brunch in Lafayette tomorrow. Recs?...
| Political Talk|| Several State Insurance Commissioners Skip Meeting with Obama - mule74 on 11/20/13 at 3:54 pm|
Apparently they don't like Obama jerking them ar...
| Political Talk|| RE AGW: 2013 Hurricane Season 'One of Largest Busts' Ever - mule74 on 11/20/13 at 7:08 am|
[quote]The Atlantic Ocean produced 13 named storms, two hurricanes and no ma...
| Political Talk|| The single payer drum is already being beaten. - mule74 on 11/15/13 at 10:31 pm|
Watching Bill Mahr and he's all over the "we tried it the Republicans way and we should have just gone with single payer." That's right, the ACA is now being rebranded as a compromise with the GOP.
We all knew this was coming. I just can't even keep up with these ridiculous stances that the left ...
| Political Talk|| So they need X number of people to sign up, but now many of those people won't - mule74 on 11/14/13 at 12:20 pm|
because they get to keep their cheaper plan. Isn't the whole scheme now completely fricked? Am I missing something?
It seems to me that now we will have nothing but poor people (who won't pay) or those with pre-existing conditions (who will cost money)....
| More Sports Board|| Remember when NC State copied LSU's hype video? - mule74 on 11/1/13 at 3:35 pm|
[link=(http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/11/01/3331423/decock-why-nc-states-new-midfield.html)]They're at it again ... they actually pay people in their marketing department which is sad.[/link]...
| Political Talk|| The UK privatized their mail service??? - mule74 on 10/30/13 at 9:20 am|
Maybe it was discussed here but I missed it if so. Apparently Germany has already done this as well. Maybe we could adopt this as well given our progressive borthers' obessesion with follo...
| Movie/TV Board|| Just walked into 12 Years a Slave with the GF - mule74 on 10/26/13 at 9:55 pm|
Think we're the only white people here. Hope it doesn't get too awkward.
| Political Talk|| The President of the United States lied to Americans. Can this be disputed? - mule74 on 10/24/13 at 12:20 pm|
The President said poit blank that no American would have to change their health plan if they didn't want to. Yet 100s of thousands have been non-renewed by carriers to be in compliance with the law.
Can any leftist dispute this??? If not, how is this not THE news?...
| Tiger Rant|| Question about our third down coverage - mule74 on 10/22/13 at 11:04 am|
I've noticed on third down that we never reroute opposing receivers. Why do we not do this? We do it most of the time on first and second down and seem to have better coverage and give our DL a little more time to get the QB.
I understand backing the coverage off a bit but if you let someone go u...
| Political Talk|| Interesting Atlas Shrugged quote on medical field. - mule74 on 10/15/13 at 5:32 pm|
I am not a particularly enthusiastic Rand fan, but I did see this little excerpt which I thought was interesting.
[quote]“I quit when medicine was placed under State control some years ago,” said Dr. Hendricks. “Do you know what it takes to perform a brain operation? Do you know the kind of skill...
| More Sports Board|| Jerry Kill taking a "leave of absence" - mule74 on 10/10/13 at 3:42 pm|
Thank God. I was really not looking forward to the Saturday where he dropped dead in the locker room before a game.
Hang it up man....
| Tiger Rant|| The third TD drive against State was maybe the prettiest I've ever seen. - mule74 on 10/7/13 at 6:37 pm|
I guess I overlooked it because they came back right afterward but we went 92 yards in 7 plays.
Beckham and Mett put on a clinic on the first couple of plays. And the TD run by Hilliard was the most well blocks play we've had all season. Alexander had their DT five yards off the ball and several ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Boardwalk Empire Thread??? - mule74 on 10/6/13 at 8:02 pm|
Don't see one tonight. Anyone else watching?...
| Tiger Rant|| 2 1/2 stops per half - mule74 on 10/6/13 at 9:08 am|
That's a realistic goal that our defense can shoot for. Get two stops (punt or turnover) per half and hold them to a FG on other drive. That's 6 points on 6 drives each game.
Worst cas scenario, I think our offense will score 21 on those same drives. If we go tit for tat the rest of the game we w...
| Tiger Rant|| I have heard almost universally positive comments about our team except ... - mule74 on 10/1/13 at 11:42 am|
I've heard positive comments from several ESPN shows and podcasts and on College Sports on Sirius. Anecdotally, I have had positive reactions to LSU's performance from the A&M and Arkansas fans and even the Bama fan I work with.
People thought it was a great game between two top ten teams. Everyo...
| Movie/TV Board|| Anyone else having weird dreams after Breaking Bad? - mule74 on 9/23/13 at 12:31 pm|
Never happened until this season, but the darkness and tension of the show leaves me feeling like a need a cigarette and having some really strange dreams....
| Tiger Rant|| Some things never change. - mule74 on 9/22/13 at 9:01 am|
Take a deep people. Have you watched football in the Les Miles' era? This is what LSU does. We always take our foot off the gas. The fans always leave early. If I had my druthers would smash Auburn by 50 in front a 90,000 maniac fans. Sure. But that's just not what we do.
The good news is, we're...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Brady or Romo this week? - mule74 on 9/12/13 at 7:19 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| 30th Birthday Dinner in NOLA - mule74 on 9/10/13 at 8:28 am|
Lived there for two years after school and haven't been back in a a few years. The GF bought plane tickets and hotel room for a weekend.
I'm deciding between Commanders, Delmonico and August for dinner.
Obviously I miss New Orleans style cuisine, which can't be replicated elsewhere. But the t...
| Political Talk|| Just heard the best phone call on NPR - mule74 on 9/6/13 at 12:35 pm|
Some woman just called in to say that she was disappointed in the president for not acting unilaterally and asked "what if we had asked congress to vote on slavery or Hitler?"
The public lack of knowledge of our own history is unbelievable....
| Tiger Rant|| Anyone else notice Neighbors getting tackled on the end around to OBJ? - mule74 on 9/1/13 at 7:11 pm|
Don't know if the kid from TCU was confused or if it was some sort of strategy to keep neighbors from blocking but he made diving tackle from behind....
| Tiger Rant|| Where to buy LSU gear in Houston - mule74 on 8/29/13 at 7:40 am|
Thinking about picking up new gameday shirt before I leave town tomorrow. Any suggestions?...