| O-T Lounge|| What degrees are "stupid" or "useless"? - When in Rome on 5/24/13 at 12:51 pm|
That other thread got me thinking about what a "stupid" degree might be. My mom always said that no education is wasted, necessarily, but that you need to pick a degree/profession that will allow you to have the lifestyle you seek.
Anyway, what degrees do the people of the OT consider useless?
| O-T Lounge|| Should I upgrade from iPhone 4S to 5? - When in Rome on 5/24/13 at 11:47 am|
I am itching to get an iPhone 5, but I have seen very mixed reviews online. Some say that it's not worth the money to upgrade when they essentially do the same things. Others say the improved speed, camera, and design make it worth the money.
I mainly want to know if you regret switching or not. ...
| O-T Lounge|| What the deuce is up with all of the police around Stanford/LSU Ave? - When in Rome on 5/9/13 at 1:54 pm|
Around 10:00 AM I drove to Perkins via LSU/Stanford Ave, and I saw about 7 police cars and a Wildlife and Fisheries agent truck by the house near the Hyacinth light. One police car and the W&F guy were parked and had their lights on. The rest of the cars seemed to be patrolling and driving around.
| O-T Lounge|| Student Goes Off on Teacher at Duncanville (Video) - When in Rome on 5/8/13 at 7:17 pm|
Just saw this video posted on my Facebook feed. This guy takes a stand against his teacher, who allegedly doesn't teach them anything. He mentions that she made a comment about just being there to get her paycheck.
There are two sides to every story though, so I'll try not to take side...
| O-T Lounge|| Morons on Moodle Tumblr - When in Rome on 5/7/13 at 11:02 pm|
Has anyone seen this yet? :rotflmao:
[quote]All the funny, weird, creepy, annoying and sad emails sent through Moodle at LSU. #LPLG
Send submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| Reward for info leading to arrest of St. Paul's vandals now more than $1K - When in Rome on 5/7/13 at 10:21 pm|
[quote]The reward for information leading to the arrest of the people responsible for the vandalism at St. Paul's School in Covington now is more than $1,000, Covington Police Capt. Jack West said ...
| O-T Lounge|| Remember that April Fools article about La Carreta? MHS Apologizes - When in Rome on 4/29/13 at 8:22 pm|
Saw this posted on Facebook...awkward! :Lol:
Cliffs on what the article said...
[quote]Quoting a “Food Inspector” named Shawn Stevens, the student author wrote: “‘La Caretta (sic) restaurant blew me away when I went into the kitchen. ... I found t...
| O-T Lounge|| Would you pay $279 for this power cord system? - When in Rome on 4/29/13 at 8:05 pm|
[b]RoboReel Portable Power Cord[/b]
[b]The good:[/b] Great Stuff's RoboReel Po...
| Movie/TV Board|| New York Movie Map - When in Rome on 4/24/13 at 1:10 pm|
Saw this today and thought the M/TV Board would appreciate :cheers:
| Movie/TV Board|| Once Upon a Time in America - When in Rome on 4/22/13 at 1:50 pm|
Saw it for the first time last night...thought it was a great movie :bow:
A few things, though:
1. Why did they make that telephone ring for such a long time?!?! :banghead:
2. Did it seem choppy to anyone else? I'll have to watch it again now that I can understand the whole movie.
| O-T Lounge|| Links Inside For Runner/People Search-Varsity Sports Runners From BR Are OK - When in Rome on 4/15/13 at 3:14 pm|
[quote]The Varsity Sports runners from Baton Rouge have checked in on Facebook and said they're "OK."
Two explosions happened near the finish line of the Bo...
| O-T Lounge|| What's up with all of these caterpillars? - When in Rome on 4/13/13 at 9:17 am|
I've never seen so many caterpillars at one time before. They are EVERYWHERE! :speechless:
Anyone know why they are more abundant this spring?
| Help Board|| Fishfighter can't log into his account - When in Rome on 4/13/13 at 6:43 am|
He has emailed admins and started a thread about it with no response. Can someone please look into it and post why he can't log in anymore?
| O-T Lounge|| How do you pronounce finance? - When in Rome on 4/10/13 at 5:02 pm|
Fie-nance (with an emphasis on the "fie") or fih-nance (with an emphasis on the "nance")?
Inquiring minds want to know.
| O-T Lounge|| How do you pronounce data? - When in Rome on 4/9/13 at 6:06 pm|
Day-tuh or dah-tuh?
Do you change it up when you say database?
Inquiring minds want to know.
| Music Board|| Got a $15 gift card for iTunes - When in Rome on 3/29/13 at 9:22 pm|
What should I purchase? :popcorn:
To give you an idea of what I like: I typically listen to the Allman Brothers, Eric Clapton, Dire Straits, Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd here and there....
| O-T Lounge|| Your Favorite Commercial Characters - When in Rome on 3/27/13 at 8:19 pm|
Sure....the keys to the Internet! Whaaaaaat? :bow:
| Music Board|| Beginner Guitar Players-Great Website for Learning! - When in Rome on 3/26/13 at 10:13 pm|
To all of my fellow beginner guitarists (and maybe to even some seasoned vets who might be interested), I found an awesome website that you can use to learn scales and chords and other such basic necessities!
The website has a view of the guitar's fret board, and depending on which chord you sel...
| Music Board|| Best Way to Learn Guitar Scales? - When in Rome on 3/21/13 at 3:39 pm|
Hey y'all, this is probably a noob question, but I was wondering if anyone has tips for learning scales.
I have just been learning songs I like as I go. Now I want to be able to make up my own stuff on a whim, and I feel like learning the scales would be a great place to start. Any tips would be...
| O-T Lounge|| North Korean Propaganda Video Was FAKE! - When in Rome on 3/14/13 at 8:24 pm|
[quote]The video, titled "How Americans Live Today," features an English voiceover purportedly translating the original Korean narration. The phony tra...
| Help Board|| Why doesn't the pi symbol work on TD.com? - When in Rome on 3/14/13 at 11:55 am|
Come on admins :Casty:
How are we supposed to celebrate pi day if we can't even put the symbol into a post? I pasted the symbol in and it converted to a "p" when I did. CASTY!!!!...
| O-T Lounge|| NASA Rover Finds Conditions Once Suited for Ancient Life on Mars - When in Rome on 3/12/13 at 12:36 pm|
[quote] An analysis of a rock sample collected by NASA's Curiosity rover shows ancient Mars could have supported living microbes.
Scientists identified sulfur, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and carbon -- some of the key chemical ingredients for life -- in the powder Curiosity drilled ou...
| O-T Lounge|| LNST: Rumours Edition - When in Rome on 3/2/13 at 10:06 pm|
I am having Pita Pit tonight :dunno:...
| Music Board|| Got a Baby Taylor Guitar - When in Rome on 2/26/13 at 11:01 am|
For my birthday...woot woot! :nana:
Who all has played one of these? I love the size, and the sound is really great! ...
| O-T Lounge|| Skiing/Snowboarding Over Mardi Gras Break Check-In - When in Rome on 2/5/13 at 9:54 am|
Going snowboarding in Beaver Creek :nana:
Ski or snowboard and where are you going? ...
| O-T Lounge|| Windows 8 App Recommendations? - When in Rome on 1/25/13 at 2:20 pm|
I just got a new PC (switched from Mac, omgonoz) and feel pretty meh about Windows 8. But I'm hoping to improve my experience with some apps. Does anyone have any recommendations? I've already downloaded a few, but I'm sure there are some great ones out there.
| O-T Lounge|| Replying to an OP with "Ban [Insert Word Here]" - When in Rome on 1/25/13 at 12:52 pm|
[b]NOTE TO ALL TD.COM USERS: THIS IS NOT FUNNY. QUIT DOING IT. NOBODY THINKS YOU ARE CLEVER BECAUSE YOU ARE PUTTING BAN [INSERT WORD HERE] TO RELATE IT TO THE PROPOSED ASSAULT WEAPON BAN. IT IS PLAYED OUT AND ANNOYING.[/b]:casty::casty:
This deserves its own thread. For those of you wh...
| Help Board|| CIRCUS CHILD, can you please delete the http:// on insert image? - When in Rome on 1/22/13 at 3:42 pm|
Dear and noble Circus Child,
The default http:// in the insert image form is a hassle to delete every time, [b]especially on TD mobile[/b]. Most people are copying and pasting image URLs from other websites that already contain http:// in the address. It would be the best thing ever if the form w...
| Music Board|| Boz Scaggs (and Duane Allman)-Loan Me A Dime...I am in AWE. - When in Rome on 1/18/13 at 12:10 am|
So, I am currently reading Skydog, as I've mentioned on here before. If you haven't read it, READ IT. My appreciation for the Allman Brothers Band, especially for Duane, has skyrocketed.
Anyway, as I've been going along, I've been trying to listen to some of the songs mentioned that I'm unfamilia...
| O-T Lounge|| Vocabulary Word of the Week: Ultracrepidarian - When in Rome on 1/17/13 at 9:21 pm|
1. noting or pertaining to a person who criticizes, judges, or gives advice outside the area of his or her expertise.
2. an ultracrepidarian person.
1800–20; ultra- + Latin crepi...