| O-T Lounge|| Do you like the iPad mini? - CidCock on 5/9/13 at 11:49 am|
Another apple thread, sorry
My wife has an iPad 1 that we share. I have been reading a lot on it lately and I am thinking about getting another one. She wants a mini. I kind of hate to buy a new one without the retina display, is the mini a good product?
I will inherit her 1, may try to hoc...
| O-T Lounge|| Has anyone been to Joshua Tree National Park - CidCock on 4/30/13 at 8:51 am|
Going to San Diego with my wife in a few weeks for a work conference. She is going to be busy all day, but I have a good bit of free time.
Thinking of checking out Joshua Tree, anyone ever been? Any other recommendations? ...
| O-T Lounge|| Wedding Dress Code - CidCock on 4/24/13 at 8:16 am|
I am going to a wedding Saturday at 6:00 pm, which will be pretty swanky.
The wedding party is wearing white dinner jackets, is that more formal or less formal that regular black tux?
I am trying to determine if I should wear my tux or not. ...
| Money Talk|| HELOC Question - CidCock on 4/3/13 at 3:34 pm|
I just remodeled an older home and don't have a tremendous amount of cash on hand. I have about $100k (minus $30k I owe my parents) equity in the home, but am looking to get a HELOC to increase my liquidity and to pay them back (they are not at all pushing to get paid back ASAP, I just want to pay...
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone have a nest thermostat? - CidCock on 3/7/13 at 6:07 am|
Just got a new HVAC put in and need to get a programmable thermostat. I am intrigued by the Nest but am wondering if it's better than a typical programmable.
I have a split unit, so price is definitely a deterrent as I'm going to have to buy 2. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Granite Countertops - CidCock on 1/14/13 at 2:56 pm|
Anyone bought any lately? Wondering what the going rate per sf is?
Being quoted $35-$38, hoping to get them down to $30ish.......
| SEC Rant|| Analysis of Outback Bowl Officiating - CidCock on 1/3/13 at 10:02 am|
SIAP, I didn't see it...
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ulJJKqDt_w)]3 Year Old Explains[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| Question about iBooks - CidCock on 1/1/13 at 9:44 am|
I have a bunch of books that were given to me (torent files) that I have put on my iPad. However, the info tab in iTunes is greyed out and won't let me make any changes. (This is not the case on books I have purchased).
The files are not read-only and are unlocked and all that in windows. Is t...
| O-T Lounge|| Is Apple TV worth it? - CidCock on 12/17/12 at 2:11 pm|
Looking for something else to get my wife for Christmas. She likes her iPad and her iPhone, is Apple TV a good addition?
| O-T Lounge|| Questions about learning guitar - CidCock on 12/4/12 at 1:12 pm|
Are lessons worth it?
About me, played a little in middle school - took lessons, but never really committed to it. I spent more time playing sports and didn't put in the prerequisite practice. That being said, I know basic chords, etc.
I recently receiver a guitar from my wife as a gift and ...
| O-T Lounge|| How much does your dentist cost? - CidCock on 11/28/12 at 10:55 am|
I have okay dental insurance, but the dentist seems like a scam.
How much do you guys usually pay for a dental visit (cleaning, dentist check you over)? Also, why do they need to do x-rays every year?
ETA: My last visit was $120 out of pocket....insurance paid $80. Does this seem right?...
| SEC Rant|| Not Excited About Bowl Season - CidCock on 11/25/12 at 2:40 pm|
Don't get me wrong, I am excited about Carolina football and our domination of Clemson. However, we don't have any potential Bowl Matchups that excite me.
I would rather have a SEC/SEC Bowl game vs A&M or Bama, TBH. At least, that would be exciting...
Outback vs Northwestern? :lol:...
| Food and Drink Board|| How many oysters do I need? - CidCock on 11/20/12 at 7:56 am|
steaming some oysters with my family for the Carolina Clemson game on Saturday. There are 6 adults - how many oysters do we need? 1 bushel? ...
| Political Talk|| Question for Obama Supporters - CidCock on 11/8/12 at 2:09 pm|
Who swayed your vote more: Jay-Z, Beyonce, or Lady Gaga?...
| Political Talk|| Does you feel disconnected? - CidCock on 11/7/12 at 6:37 am|
On my commute this morning, I was contemplating the plight of our country. This summer, I was honored to participate in the funeral of a college classmate who was killed in combat in Iraq. It was a sad day, but I have never felt more patriotic and I was truly proud to be an American.
Today, I f...
| Political Talk|| Michael Roth just tweeted - CidCock on 11/6/12 at 12:57 pm|
Michael Roth - Former All American Pitcher for South Carolina
@mtRoth29: Voting today took me back to '10 when I met Obama. Softest hand I've shaken, male or female #Lotion #Election
| Political Talk|| High Voter Turnout in SC - CidCock on 11/5/12 at 5:07 pm|
330,000 early votes in South Carolina which exceeds 2008. Hope this is not a national trend. ...
| SEC Rant|| Sam Montgomery to wear #21 to honor Lattimore - CidCock on 10/31/12 at 2:11 pm|
Just saw that Sam was wearing #21 the rest of the reason in honor of ML. Cool gesture.
Sorry if already posted ...
| Political Talk|| NBC Nightly News - CidCock on 10/24/12 at 5:32 pm|
Just came on, no mention of Libya-gate on the preview; however, we are going to hear Romney respond to the "rape" comments.
Brian Williams with a personal interview with Obama forthcoming. ...
| Political Talk|| Nate Silver still projecting Obama Victory - CidCock on 10/24/12 at 9:39 am|
I know some of you guys study this a lot closer than I, someone calm my fears.
He seems to formulate his projections based on all of the other major polls and still is projecting an Obama victory. Thoughts? ...
| South Carolina Sports|| Nothing lost for the season - CidCock on 10/15/12 at 6:38 am|
The UF game was always more important, we win out...everything is still on the table
The most disheartening thing to me, was our inability to stop the run and get off the field. Can we right the ship by Saturday?...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Trade for Hakeem Nicks - CidCock on 10/12/12 at 8:33 am|
A guy in our league (0.5 ppr/standard) is desperate for a RB. We start 2 RB, 3 WR, and 1 flex. I am in good shape at RB with Bradshaw, Murray, Ridley, McGahee. My WR are White, Crabtree, Thomas, V. Jackson.
Notably, he has Mike Wallace, Jordy Nelson, Hakeem Nicks.
He offered me Nelson for ...
| O-T Lounge|| How much does it cost to have a baby? - CidCock on 10/11/12 at 10:05 am|
Not to raise a child - cost prior to birth, doctor, delivery, etc.
I am trying to decide if I should switch from the High Deductible Health Insurance and go with the Standard Low Deductible plan.
Essentially, savings costs me $1000/year for both of us standard is $3000/year. Deductible is $6k...
| SEC Rant|| Who is more likely to be coaching in the SEC next year? - CidCock on 10/8/12 at 8:15 am|
Chizik, Joker, or Bobby Petrino? ...
| O-T Lounge|| Is it possible to transfer iTunes balances? - CidCock on 9/19/12 at 7:25 pm|
I have some money in iTunes from a gift card. I want to buy a book on my wife's iPad. For some reason, iTunes won't let me gift the book to her. Is there any work around on this? ...
| O-T Lounge|| Ethical Dillema - Football Tickets - CidCock on 9/17/12 at 3:07 pm|
My wife and I can't go to the Carolina/Missouri Game on Saturday because of a wedding. She and her brother each buy 2 of her grandad's 4 tickets each year, he has had the tickets for 50+ years...they are basically the best seats in the house.
Anyways, face value on the tickets is $65, but as m...
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone use IR extenders in their home? - CidCock on 9/10/12 at 4:13 pm|
I'm remodeling my house and am looking into the possibility of stashing cable box, DVD, xbox, etc in another room.
Does anyone have any experience with IR extenders?
Is there a certain distance where they lose effectiveness?
Does xbox even use IR?
I'm thinking of splitting the HDMI signal...
| SEC Rant|| Question for Auburn / UT Fans - CidCock on 9/10/12 at 2:01 pm|
As a Gamecock fan, we have never sniffed the kind of success of your programs. Question is mostly for Auburn, but I imagine UT can relate as well.
How much was your National Championship worth? Does it make not being good now easier?
I remember thinking before we won our first CWS, "if we ...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Should I start Bradshaw? - CidCock on 9/5/12 at 6:01 pm|
Starting D. Murray tonight, for sure. Up in the air on Bradshaw. Should I start him or sit in place of Santonio Homles or Steven Ridley sunday?
0.5 PPR league, everything else standard.
| Political Talk|| Voter ID - CidCock on 8/29/12 at 7:16 am|
As a SC resident, the voter ID legislation received a lot of attention around here. I was flipping through MSNBC to hear the other side's retort to Gov Haley's speech and had the 'pleasure 'of hearing Chris Matthews.
I honestly don't understand any argument against voter ID. It just makes sense...