| Off-Topic Board|| Notorious tornado alleys in your area... - Govt Tide on 5/20/13 at 11:22 pm|
Moore, Oklahoma's notorious tornado history shows that some areas are particularly prone to repeatedly having violent tornadoes. What are some notorious areas where you live or have lived in the past?
I lived in Birmingham for a number of years and the west and northwest side of the metro area ha...
| Off-Topic Board|| Bravo pH test for Gerd/Acid Reflux question - Govt Tide on 5/15/13 at 1:51 pm|
I went to a gastro doctor for the first time ever recently and the doctor set me up for this test. They attach a small capsule monitor to your esophagus at the point it attaches to your stomach. I've read a few horror stories about complications with this and am very hesitant to do this. Anyone ever...
| SEC Rant|| NCAA Women's Golf National Championship thread.... - Govt Tide on 5/9/13 at 5:42 pm|
Alabama and Arkansas are in excellent position to advance to the NCAA finals tournament while Auburn, Ole Miss, Tennessee, and Kentucky still have some work to do. The top 8 teams at the 3 regional sites advance to the national championship tournament.
Florida, Mississippi State, and Vandy are i...
| Movie/TV Board|| The Fog of War - Govt Tide on 5/4/13 at 2:53 pm|
Great documentary on Stars movie channel right now. If you like documentaries this is an excellent one narrated by Robert McNamara who was Kennedy's Secretary of Defense. Fascinating behind the scenes stories of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War. It also has a lot of good stuff about Worl...
| Music Board|| Billy Joel appreciation thread - Govt Tide on 5/3/13 at 9:27 pm|
I was trying to remember a BJ song from my childhood but couldn't remember the name of the song but knew a lyric and found the song on YouTube (The Downeaster Alexa). GREAT SONG!!! I got on a kick and was on YouTube for a while. He really is an amazing songwriter.
Always A Woman
| Off-Topic Board|| 10 Most Tornado Prone Cities in the U.S. - Govt Tide on 4/30/13 at 5:56 pm|
1) Huntsville, AL
2) Jackson, MS
3) Birmingham, AL
4) Tuscaloosa, AL
5) Little Rock, AR
6) Tulsa, OK
7) Oklahoma City, OK
8) Atlanta, GA
9) Wichita, KS
10) Nashville, TN
P.S. The link has some amazing tornado videos on it.
| SEC Rant|| SEC Men's Golf Tournament thread.... - Govt Tide on 4/19/13 at 8:24 am|
#2 ranked Alabama men's golf team starts it national championship run today by defending it's SEC championship this weekend. :dude:
| Music Board|| Songs that you associate with historic events or times in history... - Govt Tide on 4/17/13 at 12:21 am|
What songs whether by memories of hearing them around the time of historic events or otherwise do you associate with specific events or specific times. Watching the documentary "The 80s the decade that made us" got me to thinking. Just watched the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Challenger explosion...
| Off-Topic Board|| The 80s..the decade that made us... - Govt Tide on 4/15/13 at 10:51 pm|
...very good documentary about a great decade. Watching this on Nat Geo really puts into perspective how truly sh###y and forgettable the last decade and a half has been by comparison. ...
| SEC Rant|| The 80s..the decade that made us.... - Govt Tide on 4/15/13 at 10:46 pm|
nm. Moved to OT board...
| SEC Rant|| SEC/ESPN to announce SEC Network details tomorrow... - Govt Tide on 4/15/13 at 11:33 am|
Any guesses on dollar amounts of the deal?
| SEC Rant|| SEC Golf Standings and National Rankings... - Govt Tide on 4/10/13 at 2:08 pm|
We have one for tennis. May as well have one for golf. :cheers:
Men's Golf rankings (SEC teams):
22) Texas A&M
| Music Board|| 20 year anniversary of one of the most underrated albums of the last 20 years... - Govt Tide on 4/6/13 at 2:06 am|
Crash Test Dummies released "God Shuffled His Feet" 20 years ago. This album produced the song everyone is familiar with "mmmm mmm mmm". The thing is that there were at least 4 other great songs on that album that were criminally overlooked. GSHF is arguable one of the most underrated albums of the ...
| Music Board|| Guilty pleasure one hit wonders of.the 80s/90s.... - Govt Tide on 3/27/13 at 10:02 pm|
I'm on my cell phone so I can't link songs to YouTube so I'd appreciate it if someone who can link YouTube would link the songs. Thanks.
Btw, these are songs you wouldn't necessarily admit to liking but they're so catchy you can't help but crank up the volume on them when you're by yourself whil...
| Off-Topic Board|| Latest K-12 education rankings...Maybe the South isn't so dumb after all? - Govt Tide on 3/26/13 at 12:38 pm|
This is an Alabama specific article but the bottom of the article has some very interesting and suprising rankings of all 50 states plus D.C. in K-12 education.
Most of the Southern states are actually highly ranked. Only 1 Southern state is ranked in the bottom 20 of the rankings. I let you g...
| SEC Rant|| Men's Golf rankings - Govt Tide on 3/25/13 at 9:46 pm|
Similar to baseball the SEC, Pac 12, and ACC dominate the rankings:
3) New Mexico
11) Georgia Tech
13) Oklahoma State
16) North Florida
| Movie/TV Board|| 3 O'Clock High is on HBO right now... - Govt Tide on 3/23/13 at 6:17 pm|
Buddy Revelle. :bow:...
| Off-Topic Board|| Common recurring dreams you have... - Govt Tide on 3/19/13 at 1:05 am|
What are some of your most common recurring dreams? One I've had a lot is the missing school dream. You probably know the one I'm talking about because I've talked to several people who have had it. In the variation of the dream I have I'm always in high school even though I've been out of high sch...
| SEC Rant|| Meltdown on ITAT - Govt Tide on 3/18/13 at 8:52 am|
I'm sorry, but the meltdown and paranoia is too good not to share.
[quote]Now, we have the NCAA, SEC, AHSAA and all state media complicit in all of the above at multiple levels (including one of our own US ...
| SEC Rant|| C.M. Newton, head of NIT Selection Committee, lives in... - Govt Tide on 3/17/13 at 8:22 pm|
Tuscaloosa (and was a former Bama basketball coach). REC doing work. :pimp:...
| SEC Rant|| NIT for UT... - Govt Tide on 3/17/13 at 5:32 pm|
Sorry for knocking you out of the tourney Viles....
| SEC Rant|| Dear Coach Donovan...throw Anthony Grant a bone please... - Govt Tide on 3/16/13 at 8:53 am|
Your team doesn't really need this game as you are already locked in as a 3 or 4 seed either way. Your former long time assistant and close buddy needs this favor. Do your buddy a favor and "rest" Patrick Young, Erik Murphy, Kenny Boynton, and Mike Rosario please. Thanks...
| Off-Topic Board|| Today is the 20 year anniversary of the March 1993 Superstorm..... - Govt Tide on 3/13/13 at 4:56 pm|
Anyone have any memories of this incredible storm?
Cool link with some amazing photos:
[link=(http://www.alabamawx.com/?p=69517)]Storm of the Century photos[/link]
| Food and Drink Board|| Zagat: 7 Up and Coming Food Cities in the U.S. - Govt Tide on 3/13/13 at 8:43 am|
The South is well respresented on the list.
| Music Board|| One hit wonder groups who deserved so much more respect... - Govt Tide on 3/10/13 at 3:09 am|
Crash Test Dummies - lone hit was "mmmm mmm mmm" but had some other really good songs:
I Think I'll Disappear Now
Afternoons and Coffee Spoons
How does a Duck Know
| Music Board|| Most underrated song by legendary rock band.... - Govt Tide on 3/10/13 at 12:49 am|
Which songs by the greatest bands of all time do you consider their most underrated, underappreciated, or overlooked?
Just a few off the top of my head:
Grateful Dead - Built to Last
Led Zeppelin - In The Evening
Pink Floyd - On The Turning Away
Rolling Stones - Waiting on A Friend
| SEC Rant|| What is the least # of combined conference wins an SEC school has had... - Govt Tide on 3/9/13 at 9:33 pm|
....in football and basketball in the same year? The natural guess is Vandy but they rarely have a horrible basketball team. I think Auburn's 3 wins in both might be an all time SEC low. ...
| SEC Rant|| Alabama, Texas A&M, and Miss State lead all time baseball stats.. - Govt Tide on 3/5/13 at 12:12 pm|
...among SEC schools
Bama leads A&M by a single win all time when you add the 8 wins each school has although A&M leads all SEC schools in all time winning percentage. State is 2nd in all time winning percentage barely ahead of Bama at 3rd in the SEC. The rest of the SEC was quite a bit behind th...
| Off-Topic Board|| Getting an infection during chemotherapy...Question for the OT - Govt Tide on 2/27/13 at 9:54 pm|
My mother just finished her very last chemo treatment for breast cancer a week ago. She cruised through the first 4 or 5 treatments but the last 3 or 4 have taken their toll. She ALMOST made it all the way through without getting an infection but developed a very painful abscess (infection) in her t...
| SEC Rant|| ESPN/Sagarin all time college basketball rankings - Govt Tide on 2/27/13 at 6:58 pm|
They ranked the 330 programs that have been playing basketball since the mid 30s. The ranking placed more emphasis on overall all time wins, winning %, and championships as opposed to overall NCAA tourney success so really good programs with great NCAA tourney records don't fare as well as teams wit...