| Tech Board|| Onkyo, HK, Denon or Yamaha - LordSnow on 6/15/14 at 6:24 pm|
I currently have and old (15 years) HK pro logic receiver (AVR-10) that works perfectly.
I've been thinking of getting a new one that has HDMI switching so I dont have to unplug the source to my projector.
I'm leaning Onkyo, they've always made solid stuff. But part of me likes that the HK has...
| Tech Board|| Internet Speeds, whatcha got? - LordSnow on 6/5/14 at 6:00 pm|
Uverse with Gigapower, Supposed to be actual 1G later this year
| Tech Board|| Anyone have att with Gigapower? - LordSnow on 5/29/14 at 7:00 pm|
Seems odd to me that they'd sell this service without an 802.11ac router. So you have to go out and daisy chain a new router behind it to get the claimed speeds.
| O-T Lounge|| Whats the best anchor to use - LordSnow on 3/21/14 at 2:16 pm|
When mounting something on a limestone faced house?...
| O-T Lounge|| Closing on a house question - LordSnow on 2/26/14 at 8:06 am|
So, I have a walkthru today with the closing scheduled Friday. What issues found during a walktheu would constitute a valid reason to not close ? If I push closing back even a day I save 2k due to rent on old house. However the builder wants to close Friday because it's the end of their quarter ...
| Money Talk|| Paying HOA fees in a brand new neighborhood - LordSnow on 1/23/14 at 2:37 pm|
So I'm buying an OT standard 3000sq ft house in a brand new neighborhood in Georgetown Tx. I will move in the first week of March and will probably be somewhere in the 3rd-5th person living in the neighborhood. There will be an amenity center and 2 pools etc but they wont start being build until t...
| Outdoor Board|| New Texas resident. Handgun buying question - LordSnow on 10/28/13 at 6:03 pm|
I recently moved to Texas. Like 2 weeks ago. What do I need to do in order to buy a handgun here.
I still have a La DL license ...
| Food and Drink Board|| First meal in Austin / round rock? - LordSnow on 10/9/13 at 10:50 pm|
I'll be home soon, wife asking me when I'd like to go first and since I haven't lived there yet idk where to go. Anyone got suggestions?
Nothing too fancy as I'll have just gotten off a plane. ...
| O-T Lounge|| If you hear someone complaining about "deploying" to Kuwait, slap them. - LordSnow on 10/8/13 at 11:07 pm|
I'm sitting in a Starbucks on a base and no one is shooting at me for the first time in 18 months. It's "almost" civilized.
I've seen 2 army guys bitching about this place on FB and I want to smack them.
| O-T Lounge|| IOS7 question, bandwidth usage - LordSnow on 10/1/13 at 12:38 pm|
Since upgrading my iPad to ios7 earlier today I've noticed a constant stream of data going in and out via wifi. I've turned off the background apps refresh and Ive closed all running apps but it's still hammering my wifi. Turning wifi off stops it (obviously) but I need to keep wifi enabled to text ...
| O-T Lounge|| Do those mosquito traps work? - LordSnow on 7/28/13 at 12:28 pm|
The propane powered ones for outside?...
| Movie/TV Board|| QUick world war z question. Spoilers - LordSnow on 7/20/13 at 1:27 pm|
So, I had to resort to a bootleg copy of this
It wasn't a perfect one either so it was grainy.
I couldn't read what he wrote.
What virus did he inject himself with?
I'm guessing either rabies or meningitis. ...
| Money Talk|| Credit unions, are they worth it? - LordSnow on 7/18/13 at 10:18 am|
Since I work on a army base I can join Navy Federal credit union. Are there really any advantages to credit unions today vs typical banks?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Boudin, Tasso, Etc around Austin ? - LordSnow on 7/15/13 at 12:53 am|
My wife seems to be having a difficult time finding these items in Round Rock Tx.
Is there a place that has this stuff there? Otherwise we will have to stock up in La and fill the feezer....
| O-T Lounge|| Longest you've gone without a day off? - LordSnow on 6/22/13 at 2:51 pm|
I'm closing in on my second month of 7-12's with no end in the foreseeable future.
I can put my head down and chug along for a while but its starting to get to me.
Anyone got any secrets to push thru (other than drugs) ?...
| O-T Lounge|| You have 5-7G to spend on a vacation - LordSnow on 6/21/13 at 7:04 pm|
A couple, Where do you go?...
| O-T Lounge|| Whats the best book / series of books you've read? - LordSnow on 6/19/13 at 12:58 pm|
Book: I am Legend
Second place: The Road
Series: Brotherhood of war...
| Movie/TV Board|| Luther Series 3 - LordSnow on 6/19/13 at 10:35 am|
Season 3 for us Yanks
July 2nd on BBC one :nana:...
| O-T Lounge|| WYDI ? AEV Conversions Rubicon Brute - LordSnow on 6/15/13 at 7:29 pm|
Like the old Scrambler. Wish Jeep made this themselves ...
| O-T Lounge|| Vacation in October? - LordSnow on 6/10/13 at 1:05 pm|
So, I should be done playing in the Sandbox around October and would like to take a nice Vaca with the wifey. Suggestions for somewhere nice and tropical in Oct?...
| O-T Lounge|| Nerd Board Tech question (Torrents) - LordSnow on 5/6/13 at 11:06 pm|
Ok, So I have this nice new Sat connection here in Afghan. I have a 3 meg pipe. I can download files in the 2-300 kb/s range regularly. FaceTime works flawlessly. But I cannot, for the life of me, download anything on torrents. I get 4-9kb/s only. I've tried a couple different files just to m...
| Movie/TV Board|| Close encounters of the third kind question - LordSnow on 4/10/13 at 6:15 pm|
Would you go with them @ the end?...
| Movie/TV Board|| Orphan Black ____ anyone else catch this? - LordSnow on 3/31/13 at 10:10 am|
pretty solid first episode. Supposed to be a SciFi thriller.
It airs on the BBC after Doctor Who. It might be on BBC America. Anyway, I recommend. You can find it here :
| Money Talk|| Am I being taken? Real estate question - LordSnow on 3/29/13 at 11:24 am|
So, My house is for sale. I bought it in 08. The appraisal then listed the house with a Sq footage of 1918. The prospective buyer had an appraisal done that lists the sq footage in the 1700's Now, here is where it gets "interesting" the people doing the appraisal stopped before it was done t...
| O-T Lounge|| Would you stay here? - LordSnow on 3/2/13 at 5:27 am|
I'm going to be rolling thru Dubai in a couple of months and I'm looking for a decent and reasonably priced hotel.
This one caught my eye. Brand spankin new and 160 a night
Would you stay here?
| Movie/TV Board|| Good BBC Shows. Am I missing anything? - LordSnow on 1/24/13 at 6:23 am|
I want to see anything good the BBC has done in recent times.
The IT Crowd
| Movie/TV Board|| ASOIAF Winds of Winter new preview Chapter - LordSnow on 1/9/13 at 11:20 am|
| Money Talk|| Simple Question about being pre-approved for a mortgage - LordSnow on 1/6/13 at 6:53 am|
So I'm moving to just outside Austin. We've been pre-approved for 325k [b]( They wouldnt take the wife's income into account for some reason about her not having a Job in Texas? )[/b] Now we plan on putting 50k or so down on the house. Couldnt we be looking @ 375k houses? ( I dont want a 375K ...
| O-T Lounge|| Happy New Year - LordSnow on 12/31/12 at 1:40 pm|
Its after midnight here. Hope everyone has a good 2013 :cheers:...
| Movie/TV Board|| Does anyone know about this new series Crossbones? - LordSnow on 12/30/12 at 7:14 pm|
Starring Hugh Laurie and created by the creator and writer of Luther.
Its supposed to air on NBC.......