| More Sports Board|| Who Are/Were the Biggest D-Bags in Sports? - Hoyt on 8/20/14 at 8:23 am|
In no particular order:
I'm sure more will come to mind....
| O-T Lounge|| Roughest Areas of Major Cities - Hoyt on 8/18/14 at 3:26 pm|
I've always wondered about which neighborhoods were the roughest, nastiest, drug infested, and dangerous to travel through in cities in major cities in the U.S. and around the world. The "Bankhead" area of Atlanta comes to mind. Please enlighten me....
| More Sports Board|| The Greatest Baseball Player of the Modern Era - Hoyt on 7/31/14 at 9:08 am|
The guy was a fielding phenom (especially during his younger years) and could absolutely mash. Unfortunately, injuries plagued his career and still he put up 630 HR's, 2781 Hits, 1836 RBI, and batted .284 for his career. All Hail the GOAT :bow:
| More Sports Board|| Create Your All-Time NBA Team - Hoyt on 7/30/14 at 12:16 pm|
Rules: You may select one player for each position and the player can be from any era. We will assume that the player is in his "Prime" and that there is no difference between a 2014 "athlete" and a 1900 "athlete". You are allowed one 6th Man.
PG: Oscar Robertson
SG: Michael Jordan
SF: Lebron J...
| More Sports Board|| Create Your All-Time MLB Team - Hoyt on 7/30/14 at 9:28 am|
Rules: You may select one player for each position and the player can be from any era. We will assume that the player is in his "Prime" and that there is no difference between a 2014 "athlete" and a 1900 "athlete".
SP: Pedro Martinez
C: Ivan Rodriguez
1B: Jimmie Foxx
2B: Ryne Sandberg
| More Sports Board|| Sports Records That Will Never Be Broken - Hoyt on 7/28/14 at 10:14 am|
What ya got? I'm going with:
Cal Ripken Jr.'s Consecutive Games Played Streak-- 2,632
Nolan Ryan's Career Strikeout Record-- 5,714
Cy Young's Career Wins Record-- 511
Emmitt Smith's Career Rushing Yards--18,355
Jerry Rice's Most Consecutive Games w/ a Reception-- 274
Atlanta Braves-- 14 Str...
| Movie/TV Board|| Hell on Wheels: Why No Love? - Hoyt on 7/27/14 at 7:27 am|
I'm obsessed with this show.... Cullen is BAMF! Also I feel that it's really well done. Haven't seen anyone on here giving it much love... Y'all like it?...
| Movie/TV Board|| Legends of the Fall/Dances with Wolves - Hoyt on 7/22/14 at 8:47 am|
These are two of my favorite movies ever. However, I will say that I have to be in a certain mood to watch them since they are so long. What are your opinions regarding these films? Which is your favorite?...
| Movie/TV Board|| Prison Break - Hoyt on 7/19/14 at 7:06 am|
Is this show worth a watch? Your opinion of it?...
| O-T Lounge|| Passport Question: Wife Maiden Name - Hoyt on 7/17/14 at 11:47 am|
Traveling outside of the U.S. in a few weeks (subtle brag) and my wife's Passport is in her maiden name. According to TSA, a certified copy of her marriage license will suffice, but I wanted to see if anyone here has ever had issues?...
| More Sports Board|| Most Dominant Sporting Performance You Can Remember? - Hoyt on 7/17/14 at 10:39 am|
I had this on my mind last night... Michael Phelps dominating the 2008 Olympics certainly comes to mind. What say you?...
| SEC Rant|| Alabama 2014 Predictions - Hoyt on 7/17/14 at 9:31 am|
Obviously, things could go either way, but I have a feeling this team could shock some folks. If Coker plays well then we could very well win it all. The amount of talent on this team is absurd...
Prediction: 10-2 (w/ potential losses at LSU and Auburn)...
| More Sports Board|| Would You Rather Have Jeter or This Guy? - Hoyt on 7/16/14 at 8:24 am|
Career AVG: .313
Rookie of the Year
| More Sports Board|| Chipper Jones: Overrated or Not? - Hoyt on 7/15/14 at 4:31 pm|
I regretfully think he was vastly overrated. Injuries were a problem and I realize this, but the guy was no Cal Ripken Jr. like lots of folks from the South would have you believe....
| O-T Lounge|| O-T Confessional: What is the Worst Thing You've Ever Done? - Hoyt on 7/15/14 at 3:52 pm|
"Forgive me Hoyt, for I have sinned..."...
| Gaming Board|| Greatest Video Game of All-Time (Any Genre) - Hoyt on 7/15/14 at 1:47 pm|
In your opinion, what is the single greatest video game of all time?...
| Tech Board|| Best Hidden Camera App for Iphone - Hoyt on 7/14/14 at 4:42 pm|
Wanting to use this for a Nanny Cam.... basically...
| Movie/TV Board|| What is you Favorite Western? - Hoyt on 7/11/14 at 8:40 am|
I'm partial to Tombstone and Major Dundee
eta: Not really a Western, but I also really enjoy Hell on Wheels...
| Money Talk|| Looking for Solid Mutual Fund via Roth - Hoyt on 7/10/14 at 1:33 pm|
Have a Roth that I hope one day will serve as a supplement to my 401k. It is through Scottrade and I manage it myself. Tell me some of your favorite mutual funds... I had planned on investing in blue-chip company and taking advantage of the dividends, but I am also considering mutual fund route. :...
| O-T Lounge|| Headed to Mexico City in Two Weeks... Help! - Hoyt on 7/9/14 at 8:24 am|
Found out yesterday that I will be heading down to Mexico City in a couple of weeks to (hopefully) close a deal for my company. I will be staying at the Four Seasons, but I am concerned about safety around the area. I have a service picking me up from the airport, but what's my best bet for grabbing...
| O-T Lounge|| Which Group Had it Worse? - Hoyt on 6/30/14 at 10:31 am|
African Americans, Native Americans, or Japanese Americans (during WWII)?
**By worse, I mean the way they were treated by other citizens of the USA** :usa:...
| Soccer Board|| What Happened with Freddy Adu (sp)? - Hoyt on 6/27/14 at 8:36 am|
Dude was supposed to be a soccer prodigy... the American Pele'... what ever became of him? I don't follow the sport as much as I would like to. :usa:...
| More Sports Board|| Disappointing, Injury Prone Careers (Baseball Edition) - Hoyt on 6/25/14 at 9:44 pm|
Since the basketball thread went so well I decided to do a baseball edition.
I'm not a huge baseball guy, so I'm gonna be interested to see what y'all come up with.
Ken Griffey Jr. (Awesome career but imagine without injuries)
Reserving this spot for any more that come to mind....
| More Sports Board|| Your All-Time Offensive Team (Skill Players Edition) - Hoyt on 6/25/14 at 9:22 am|
If you could create a team (skill positions only) using any current or former (living or deceased) NFL Players, what would your team look like?
QB: Peyton Manning
RB: Barry Sanders
FB: Mike Alstott
WR: Calvin Johnson
WR: Jerry Rice
TE: Tony Gonzalez ...
| Money Talk|| Unique Company 401k Situation - Hoyt on 6/24/14 at 4:32 pm|
I am curious as to how "unique" this situation actually is, but my company automatically funds 10% of our yearly salary into our 401k plan (divided equally each quarter) regardless if the employee contributes anything or not. How common is this in today's world?...
| Movie/TV Board|| Major League - Hoyt on 6/23/14 at 2:04 pm|
Watched this on Netflix the other night. Man, I had forgotten what a gem this movie was/is! Hilarious movie and solid cast...My wife had never seen it before and found it boring (divorce pending). Seems like it held up very well for being 24 years old!...
| More Sports Board|| Disappointing, Injury Prone Careers in the NBA - Hoyt on 6/23/14 at 6:37 am|
Grant Hill certainly comes to mind and more recently Derrick Rose. Who else never really had the spectacular career everyone expected due to injury?...
| O-T Lounge|| What Are Your "Finer Things" in life? - Hoyt on 6/9/14 at 7:15 am|
1. A good shave
2. An ice cold beer on a hot Summer day
3. Watching a sunrise/sunset
4. Listening to rain on a tin roof
5. Talking with my grandparents/parents
6. Harvesting a deer on a cold morning
7. Football season
8. Nice dinners
9. Making love with Mrs. Hoyt
11. The Beach...
| O-T Lounge|| What is the Best Restaurant in Chattanooga, TN? - Hoyt on 6/6/14 at 1:59 pm|
Heading up this weekend with Mrs. Hoyt and wanted to treat her to something other than Arby's and ham sammiches.... do tell....
| Money Talk|| Dividend Question/Dilemma - Hoyt on 5/29/14 at 11:49 am|
I currently own a few shares of Altria (MO) stock in my Roth IRA. I am up approx. 17% on this stock and I am considering selling and taking my $115 profit to reinvest at another time (during a dip). My struggle is that I really hate to give up my shares, since I plan on "holding Altria forever" due ...