| Money Talk|| Turbo Tax apologizes for changes to Deluxe version - offers $25 refund - Brummy on 1/27/15 at 2:28 pm|
Received this email today from Turbo Tax:
[quote]We messed up. We made a change this year to TurboTax desktop software and we didn't do enough to communicate this change to you as proactively and broadly as we could or should have. I am very sorry for the anger and frustration we may have caused yo...
| Money Talk|| Vacation home rental - am I being unreasonable? - Brummy on 12/31/14 at 11:06 am|
I'm taking a trip to Charleston and have been looking at condos, homes, etc. to rent for a week. I found a place I like and emailed the owner about reserving it for March 6 - 13 (check in Friday evening, check out Friday morning) as that works best for my work/travel schedule. The owner is telling...
| Movie/TV Board|| Leaked emails reveal Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt want to do Ghostbusters 3 - Brummy on 12/15/14 at 2:24 pm|
[quote]Now, emails uncovered by The Daily Beast have revealed that Sony and one of the studio’s biggest stars, Channing Tatum, are planning a Ghostbusters spin-off film starring pals Tatum and Chris Pratt.[/quote]
[quote]An email from Tatum to Pascal concerning Ghostbusters dated August 21 says, “L...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU ranked #14 in AP poll - Brummy on 11/2/14 at 12:56 pm|
1 Mississippi State (45) 8-0 1484
2 Florida State (15) 8-0 1452
3 Auburn 7-1 1345
4 Alabama 7-1 1281
5 Oregon 8-1 1275
6 TCU 7-1 1148
7 Michigan State 7-1 1120
8 Notre Dame 7-1 1096
9 Kansas State 7-1 1049
10 Baylor 7-1 961
11 Arizona State 7-1 831
12 Ole Miss 7-2 828
13 Ohio State 7-1 7...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU basketball non-conference tickets on sale now - Brummy on 10/29/14 at 12:53 pm|
[quote]Nov. 15 - Gardner-Webb, 12 p.m.
Nov. 18 – Texas Tech (ESPN Tipoff Marathon), 8:30 p.m.
Nov. 29 – McNeese State, 7 p.m.
Dec. 2 – Massachusetts, 6 p.m.
Dec. 13 – Sam Houston State, 6 p.m.
Dec. 22 – Charleston, 8 p.m.
Dec. 29 – Southern Miss, 6 p.m.
Jan. 3 – Savannah State, 6 p.m.[/quote]...
| More Sports Board|| British gov't promises to do anything it can to get an NFL team in London - Brummy on 10/22/14 at 4:00 pm|
[quote]George Osborne, the British treasury chief, told the Evening Standard newspaper on Wednesday that the government will do whatever it can ''to make this happen.''[/quote]
[quote]''This is primarily a decision for the owners of the clubs and the NFL organization, but I've said to the NFL that ...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU's most realistic scenario to win the SEC West - Brummy on 10/21/14 at 11:59 am|
At first it seems crazy to even think about, and I don't necessarily think this will happen, but LSU's road to Atlanta may not be as unbelievable as it would first seem, given how wide open the western division is right now and the way the remaining schedule shakes out:
LSU - wins out at home aga...
| O-T Lounge|| Amazon to open first brick-and-mortar store - Brummy on 10/9/14 at 3:32 pm|
[quote]Amazon’s space at 7 West 34th Street, across from the Empire State Building in Midtown, would function as a mini-warehouse, with limited inventory for same-day delivery within New York, product returns and exchanges, and pickups of online orders. A customer could, for example, order a pan in ...
| O-T Lounge|| Agents bust man selling vodka illegally on Instagram - Brummy on 9/10/14 at 10:38 pm|
[quote]The investigation into Daniels' online activity began after ATC located the username "Honey Dew Fusions" on Instagram and observed messages between buyers and the "Honey Dew Fusions" account that referenced the cost of bottles of fruit-infused vodka. Investigators also noted posts that refere...
| Money Talk|| Advice wanted on employee stock ownership plan - Brummy on 4/9/14 at 9:02 pm|
My company offers an ESOP with with a 15% discount on market price. I already max out my IRA and contribute to the 401(k). I want to make sure I keep my retirement funds diversified, but I feel like I'm missing out considering the discount. How much would be a good amount to contribute, if any? ...
| Money Talk|| Looking for help with homeowners insurance quote - Brummy on 1/25/14 at 10:43 am|
I've had my homeowners insurance with State Farm since I bought it in 2008. I'm refinancing right now and the lender I'm working with forwarded me a quote from another agent which is quite a bit less than what I'm paying now. The difference in the two makes me wonder if there's something that I'm ...
| Coaching Changes|| Mark Whipple hired again as UMass football coach - Brummy on 1/14/14 at 10:08 pm|
[quote]The University of Massachusetts has hired Mark Whipple as its football coach. He returns to the school he coached from 1998 through 2003 and led to the Division I-AA national championship in his first season.[/quote]
[quote]After leaving UMass, the 56-year-old Whipple worked as quarterbacks ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Escape from Tomorrow - Brummy on 12/22/13 at 8:51 pm|
I came across the trailer for this movie and it looks interesting. It's an independent horror film set in Disney World and shot on location without authorization from Disney. Their website has a counter showing the time since it's been released that they haven't been sued.
It was shown at Sunda...
| O-T Lounge|| McDonald's has 10 million pounds of Mighty Wings it needs to get rid of - Brummy on 12/20/13 at 3:26 pm|
[quote]McDonald's Mighty Wings, which were released nationwide this September, turned out to be a major flop, and now the fast food chain has huge stockpile of frozen wings it needs to get rid of, the Wall Street Journal reports.
After purchasing 50 million pounds of the bone-in chicken wings, Mc...
| O-T Lounge|| U.S. Government airdrops 2,000 dead mice in Guam to kill snakes - Brummy on 12/3/13 at 2:26 pm|
[quote]A group of 2,000 dead mice equipped with cardboard parachutes have been airdropped over a United States Air Force base in Guam in order to poison brown tree snakes.[/quote]
[quote]NBC News reports that the dead mice were pumped full of acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol. The hop...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU Ticket Office to Offer 50% Off Select Events (including men's basketball) - Brummy on 11/27/13 at 5:38 pm|
[quote]The LSU Athletics Department again will join in the national Black Friday through Cyber Monday shopping craze with 50% off tickets for select LSU sports starting Friday at 12:01 a.m. CT.
During the promotion, there will be no processing fees or order charges. To take advantage of the ticke...
| More Sports Board|| Minnesota uses ‘dramatic gopher’ video to distract kickers - Brummy on 11/27/13 at 8:38 am|
[quote]So, Minnesota decided to use a dramatic gopher video during last week’s game against Wisconsin to distract kicker Jack Russell. The plan half-worked as Russell missed a 38-yard attempt but made a 20-yarder.
| Tiger Rant|| Glen Davis loses temper after being denied room (video) - Brummy on 11/12/13 at 3:13 pm|
[quote]...after attempting to select a room in the wee hours last Saturday morning, he lost his temper after being told that the Travelodge that he was attempting to check into at 4 AM was fully booked.[/quote]
[quote] According to TMZ, no charges have been filed.[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| Home Depot apologizes for racist tweet - Brummy on 11/8/13 at 2:15 pm|
[link=(http://socialnewsdaily.com/19030/home-depot-racist-tweet-causes-controversy-company-fires-social-media-rep/)]Home Depot Racist Tweet Causes Controversy, Company Fires Social Media Rep
| Political Talk|| Foundation provides grant funds to TV writers to promote the ACA - Brummy on 11/4/13 at 2:46 pm|
[quote]The California Endowment, a private foundation that is spending millions to promote President Barack Obama's signature law, recently provided a $500,000 grant to ensure TV writers and producers have information about the Affordable Care Act that can be stitched into plot lines watched by mill...