| Movie/TV Board|| Watching the Americans- question (spoilers) - dallastiger55 on 7/26/14 at 12:50 pm|
On finale of season 1
My question is, who does Martha think her fake husband is? Did I miss why they can't go public or speak of it? Who did he tell her he was to gain her trust and where did he meet her?
This show is great. Thanks for the rec...
| Money Talk|| kid starting kindergarden in 4 weeks - dallastiger55 on 7/22/14 at 7:17 am|
no more daycare at $800 a month(trust me, I know, save it). new afterschool program will run $200 so basically im getting a $600 raise.
would you just put that in the bank, invest it, or what I want which is pay down our 1 year old SUV. still owe 22k and we pay $600 a month on it even though the ...
| O-T Lounge|| Hypothetical I just heard - dallastiger55 on 7/21/14 at 6:56 am|
Listening to a morning show and they did a story about a guy who cut off his own nut sack. It's turned into would you let someone cut off your nut sack on national tv with a bolt cutter for 50 million cash. After taxes btw and no pain meds during.
You would always be known as that guy but would ...
| Political Talk|| help me understand affirmative action - dallastiger55 on 7/19/14 at 12:44 pm|
i saw where al sharpton or jesse jackson(does it matter) was on the news for critisizing companies like google and apple for having a majority white workforce and how they needed to hire more blacks.
am i the only one who just thinks thats wrong?
why should companies not hire the most qualifie...
| O-T Lounge|| 3 day weekend in Los Angeles- what to do? - dallastiger55 on 7/18/14 at 1:34 pm|
going out next month for a work meeting Tuesday-Thursday and having the wife fly out Thursday night to meet me.
we will basically have all day Friday, Saturday, and most of the day sunday. short trip but looking for "must dos" or suggestions
wife has never been to SoCal so I figured we could g...
| Movie/TV Board|| Just started the Americans - dallastiger55 on 7/17/14 at 10:09 pm|
To be honest. Pilot was meh
It's good but my friends tell me it blows homeland out of the water. Having a hard time believing the neighbor just suspects and breaks in to the neighbors house and knows to look in the trunk after knowing him a week
Assuming it gets better...
| Food and Drink Board|| Fresh roasted corn appreciation thread - dallastiger55 on 7/17/14 at 8:56 pm|
I might be weird but to me there is nothing better
Corn and shrimp are two things I can eat a ton of. I've eaten 5 ears before and with shrimp I can eat 2-3 lbs easy
Nothing better IMO ...
| Food and Drink Board|| which of these two do you recommend in the quarter - dallastiger55 on 7/17/14 at 11:55 am|
we are doing a chartered fishing trip for work and the place we are using uses these two restaurants to cook our fish
Old Coffee Pot Restaurant
714 St. Peter St.
739 Conti St.
which one would be best for a group of 9 guys who love to drink and have...
| Food and Drink Board|| need a dinner rec for work group in the quarter - dallastiger55 on 7/16/14 at 4:48 pm|
staying in NOLA in two weeks at the Renaissance which is basically at Bourbon and Canal on the west side.
boss said to find a cool place where 9 of us guys can go and eat and drink for at or under $30 a head for food. drinks separate
my early thoughts
what do yall th...
| Movie/TV Board|| Fargo or the Americans? - dallastiger55 on 7/14/14 at 8:57 pm|
Starting one of these tonight with the wife. Will end up watching both in the end but need one to start first ...
| Movie/TV Board|| does anyones parents watch GoT? - dallastiger55 on 7/14/14 at 8:19 pm|
long story short, went to the parents yesterday and my mom mentioned that she had lunch with her best friend the other day and she recommended GoT.
my mom told me that her and my dad were going to start watching it this week.
well, GoT is my favorite show and im not sure how i feel about thi...
| Food and Drink Board|| natural gas cooking question - dallastiger55 on 7/7/14 at 9:05 pm|
hey guys, bought a house two months ago and on the patio they have a built in natural gas line connected to the house.
my grill is propane but I need to get it switched out and I heard you just need a converter kit. my question is- do I just buy a generic one for all grills or do I have to match ...
| Money Talk|| DISH - dallastiger55 on 7/7/14 at 1:52 pm|
I posted about a year ago for yall to jump onboard DISH network and its at an all time high today.
an article just came out also saying that they expect it to go another 20% higher by November when the FCC approves their spectrum can be used for wireless.
they have a TON of spectrum valued at ...
| Political Talk|| picture from a friends facebook update today - dallastiger55 on 7/7/14 at 1:50 pm|
thoughts? is this a crock of shite or what?
| Movie/TV Board|| Rewatching return of the king - dallastiger55 on 7/6/14 at 7:25 pm|
First off, what a brilliant film
At the end, when the ring was destroyed and the ground caved in, why did it only cave in around the good guys?
Also, where did all the thousands of Orcs go when they ran away? Just picturing one flipping burgers in Brie or the shire after the movie. Lol
| Movie/TV Board|| Happy 4th of July - dallastiger55 on 7/4/14 at 9:34 am|
"Hey guys, one more thing, hey, this summer when you're being inundated with all this American bicentennial Fourth of July bruhaha don't forget what you're celebrating and that's the fact a bunch of slave-owning, aristocratic, rich white males didn't want to pay their taxes."...
| O-T Lounge|| OT workout guys- question - dallastiger55 on 7/1/14 at 4:37 pm|
I try to eat clean and work out 6-7 days per week but this week is weird with timing and im curious how you would approach it.
tonight I have a dinner with our VP at a very nice steak place and ive never been so needless to say I want to enjoy a fat steak and potato.
tomorrow is my parents bir...
| O-T Lounge|| Stomach issues - dallastiger55 on 6/30/14 at 9:41 pm|
I know I'm asking for advice on the OT but here it goes
Ever since Friday my stomach has been churning in knots and since Saturday I've had these sharp pains just above my belly button like I have to run to the shitter but then they stop
My shits have been very dark with a little blood in them...
| Political Talk|| Which party do I belong to? - dallastiger55 on 6/28/14 at 12:03 pm|
Wife and I were discussing last night after a couple of bottles of wine. I think I've shifted from the GOP but I def don't call myself a liberal. Here are my main stances
Don't care about gays marrying
Don't care if pot is legal
Want tough immigration policies
Don't think rich should be taxed ...
| O-T Lounge|| How often do you go out to eat? - dallastiger55 on 6/24/14 at 9:03 pm|
Started thinking of what the average person does
Married, 2 small kids at home so wife and I cook M-Thursday and eat out Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights only. Eat sandwich or frozen meal for lunches on weekends
So I guess my answer is 3 meals a week...
| O-T Lounge|| What would your last meal be? - dallastiger55 on 6/22/14 at 9:04 pm|
If you were told the world ended tomorrow and had one last meal what would it be?
Boudin balls from one of the original places in Acadiana
BBQ shrimp with étouffée
Bread pudding with a scoop of blue bell vanilla ...
| O-T Lounge|| How many deuces do you drop per day? - dallastiger55 on 6/22/14 at 8:43 pm|
I'm a 3 shits a day guy
1 when I wake up, 1 after the gym around 10 and 1 around 4
If I don't get 1 of the last two its throws me off and I'm in a bad mood. My stomach will hurt and I'm not myself.
What say you? ...
| Gaming Board|| What were your top 3 NIntendo and Super Nintendo games? - dallastiger55 on 6/22/14 at 12:26 pm|
Super Nintendo is my favorite system of all time but the NES was my first. Here are my 3
Mario 3 (the wizard sealed it for me)
Super Tecmo Bowl
Super Mario Kart...
| Movie/TV Board|| Frasier - dallastiger55 on 6/22/14 at 12:05 pm|
I recently watched a few of these on late night and forgot how brilliant the writing and cast was
Every major character was great on that show
I looked it up online and had forgot how acclaimed it was. 5 straight Emmys for best comedy and 37 total in its run.
Great show that seems to get l...
| O-T Lounge|| OT handymen- floor pops - dallastiger55 on 6/21/14 at 12:35 pm|
my house has a few of the annoying floor pops or creeks when you step on them.
its on the carpet and i know its the plywood making the creeking noise.
are these easy to fix? ...
| More Sports Board|| Astros memories - dallastiger55 on 6/20/14 at 7:59 pm|
I grew up in lake Charles and dad use to take me to the dome 4-5 times a year
My favorite series was in 89 when we swept the Dodgers in a weekend series for my birthday
Beat Valenzula Friday night and Saturday night was the 22 inning game
Sunday they were down to their last strike and bigg...
| Movie/TV Board|| Spinoff- GoT- Rank the seasons - dallastiger55 on 6/19/14 at 4:43 pm|
3 and 1 are pretty close. of course all are badass, 2 just didn't have the punch from episode to episode but is still great and had my favorite episode(blackwater)...
| O-T Lounge|| Do you feel guilty if you miss a workout? - dallastiger55 on 6/18/14 at 8:01 pm|
I'm tired as shite and taking the family to the zoo tomorrow and thinking of skipping my morning workout
I've worked out 8 days straight and did a 8 mile run today which is why I'm so tired
It sucks because I know I will feel guilty all day, especially after eating hot dogs and chips at the z...
| O-T Lounge|| What's the most ice cream you've consumed in one sitting? - dallastiger55 on 6/16/14 at 9:17 pm|
I think I just set my personal record
At 3/4 of a blue bell cookies and cream half gallon so that's about 3 pints worth.
About 2,300 calories. I need an insulin pump ...
| Outdoor Board|| need some help with a group fishing/bayou tour trip - dallastiger55 on 6/16/14 at 5:11 pm|
hey guys my boss is having our Q3 meeting in NOLA first week in august.
he wants to do 1 day of meetings and 1 day of fun and wants to head down south into the bayou.
he mentioned doing some bayou tour, fishing, crabbing. just anything to experience the land down there.
please let me know ...