| O-T Lounge|| OT Handymen/Construction guys - dallastiger55 on 8/19/14 at 3:30 pm|
have a new home and a nice patio with a direct natural gas line on the patio.
I have some leftover brick and I was curious if it were possible to lay the brick on the side of my patio and close in one side with a grill in the middle attached to the natural gas? of course that part would need to b...
| O-T Lounge|| need a mattress - dallastiger55 on 8/18/14 at 2:37 pm|
just bought a king bed and have never purchased a mattress before. always had hand me downs.
what do I need to know? I can go 10 miles on a popular interstate and see 20 mattress places.
what are traditional good retailers or brands?
not looking to break the bank but don't want a POS
| Movie/TV Board|| American Hustle - dallastiger55 on 8/18/14 at 8:26 am|
Watched last night for the first time
Enjoyed it and thought it was well done. I wouldn't have voted it best picture or anything but very good
Had a boogie nights/pulp fiction feel to it for me.
Bale did a great job...
| O-T Lounge|| Stomach Ulcer - dallastiger55 on 8/17/14 at 7:56 pm|
Just was diagnosed with one. What do I need to know for those who have one?
Alls I know is the pain sucks ass
I'm 34 btw and in good health...
| Tech Board|| whats your favorite internet security? - dallastiger55 on 8/16/14 at 3:09 pm|
looking online makes my head spin
I use to use trend micro but looking for something new and something that wont take up too much RAM ...
| O-T Lounge|| OT handymen- hanging something on brick - dallastiger55 on 8/16/14 at 12:55 pm|
bought a cool vintage piece that has a hole on each side to hang and I want to hang it on my patio which is brick
how do I go about doing this?
- do I drill into the brick or the mortar?
- do I need specialty screws or will generic work?
| Movie/TV Board|| So this is 40 - dallastiger55 on 8/16/14 at 9:16 am|
Watched last night
Had so much potential but feel flat for me
Had some funny parts. Went about 30 minutes too long and good god Leslie Manns acting reminded me or watching the phantom menace.
Gave it a C+
| O-T Lounge|| 7 year mid 30s itch - dallastiger55 on 8/15/14 at 9:38 pm|
Is this a real thing in a marriage?
Wife and I going on 7 years and have 2 beautiful kids. She's the best mom in the world and 90% of the time we have a great relationship.
I've just noticed that our marriage is kinda boring and going through the motions. We are the typical suburban couple ...
| O-T Lounge|| Working out after a 24 hour stomach bug - dallastiger55 on 8/15/14 at 8:27 am|
Was up all night Wednesday/Thursday morning vomiting and diarrea.
Woke up today and feel much better but still a little weak. All I ate yesterday was a plain turkey sandwich and chicken noodle soup
I normally work out 6-7 days a week so I'm dying to get back to the gym today. What do you thin...
| Tech Board|| TV or monitor for desktop? - dallastiger55 on 8/14/14 at 5:02 pm|
What are the pros/cons of each
For instance, the specs don't add up. For $250 I can get a 27 inch view sonic 5ms refresh or a 32 inch insignia for $250 1080p at 60hz
What do you think? ...
| Tech Board|| can you tell me if this desktop is decent - dallastiger55 on 8/13/14 at 8:16 pm|
hey guys doing some research for my dad
please understand, hes in his 60s, hates Apple so please don't suggest an iMac. he also wants easy and loves desktops.
also he wants to buy it at best buy. they are offering 18 months no interest and he always likes buying things and paying off in the f...
| Tech Board|| advice on new desktop - dallastiger55 on 8/10/14 at 5:09 pm|
ok lets say im looking to buy a new desktop for my older dad based on my previous post
I have a couple of quick questions
1. what should I choose between windows 7,8, or 8.1? trying to keep it simple obviously
2. for price, i7 is out, but is it worth it to pay extra for the i5 or will the i...
| Tech Board|| need some help with dads computer - dallastiger55 on 8/10/14 at 4:10 pm|
ok guys, long story short my dad has always had issues with his desktop and once a month or so it seems like im removing some spyware or a damn virus.
its a 5 year old HP and he called me today saying last week an Indian guy called him saying he was from Microsoft and he needed his computers seri...
| More Sports Board|| Astros fans- minute maid park question - dallastiger55 on 8/9/14 at 12:49 pm|
Going with family to our first game in years.
I know this is a question for the F&D board but wanted to ask it here.
What are some can't miss food items at the ballpark? Something different from the normal burger and dog.
| Food and Drink Board|| places to eat before Astros game tomorrow - dallastiger55 on 8/8/14 at 1:14 pm|
going to the game with my bro in law and his family along with mine
4 adults, 3 kids total. looking to head downtown early and find something for the kids to do and then grab something to eat before the game.
is there anything downtown that wont cost us an arm and a leg that's good for a fami...
| Tiger Rant|| Directv and SEC Network have agreed to terms - dallastiger55 on 8/3/14 at 9:59 pm|
I work in the industry and my source with directv just called me. Said a press release is going out tomorrow with details but the deal is done ...
| 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?