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Apple laptops - best place to buy - jbgleason
So I know both Jack and shite about Apple. I am a PC guy (not here to argue the virtues of either platform) but I have been tasked with purchasing a 13" MacBook Air for a Xmas present. Where is the best source/price on Apple laptops? TIA......


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Alamo Draft House beat to the punch? UPDATE in OP - jbgleason
Looks like Spinosa's plan to open a drink and food movie theater may have been pre-empted. I can't see Alamo going forward with the investment if this place opens first less than 2 miles away. [quote]The United Artists Theater in Citiplace is on track to be rebranded as a Movie Tavern, documents...


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Baton Rouge family "protests" ref arrest of son... - jbgleason
This is the guy that "allegedly" shot the West St. John football coach at the club on Bennington. Now the family, obviously inspired by Ferguson, are protesting for a full investigation. Do they think the police aren't investigating? How do they think the police got the warrant to arrest him? ...


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OT construction engineers - gravel driveway base - jbgleason
Working on a new entrance to the casa as a prelude to a major renovation / addition. Initial use of the drive will be for construction vehicles and later as the primary property entrance. For interim construction use, we are going to go with pea gravel/rock as paving for heavy construction truck...


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Political Talk
Obama comments on Ferguson - references Trayvon - jbgleason
This was a true toss up between Poli Board and OT but I went with the OT solely for the quality of responses this is sure to garner. [quote] Obama also said the country needs to do a better job training law enforcement officials and seemed to make a reference to Trayvon Martin. He said law enfo...


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BRPD officers indicted for sex crime - jbgleason
Wow. On the heels of the picture investigation this is pretty bad for the BRPD. Two Baton Rouge police officers and a former officer were indicted Wednesday on felony abuse of office charges that accuse the now ex-officer of coercing a woman to perform a sex act on him in a BREC park earlier thi...


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UPDATE - Motorcycle Officer run over by SUV finally in the news - jbgleason
Well, it finally made the news* and not on a local site strangely enough. The kicker... Alabama team doctors were the first to treat the officer. [link=(http://yellowhammernews.com/faithandculture/alabama-team-doctors-help-save-lsu-police-officer/)]LINK to story with photo[/link] [quote]Af...


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OT Contractors - verbal vs written bids - jbgleason
Had a guy come out and look at a job on my property. I wasn't asking for an immediate bid and was just showing him the scope of the work. He immediately gave me a verbal quote and said the quote might go up "a few hundred dollars" after he wrote it up. I said great. I received the written q...


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Food and Drink Board
Commercial grills and "seasoning" - jbgleason
Is there any factual basis to a grill being "seasoned". Louie's moving to a new location comes to mind. Is there a practical reason to rip out the existing equipment and move it or will a new one taste the same? ...


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Political Talk
Baton Rouge spends $25k to graffiti private building - jbgleason
Can someone put a positive spin on this? Publicly funded agency spends $25,000 to have eight "artists" spray paint pictures OF THEMSELVES on a privately owned building in North Baton Rouge. What if the building owner decides to paint over it next week? So many issues with this. I find it especia...


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R'evolution Chefs Table? Anyone? - jbgleason
Parents 50th wedding anniversary coming up early next year. I was going to take them for Chef's Table at Commanders but found out it is booked solid through June. Has anyone been to R'evolution and/or done their Chef's Table? ...


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Candidates "Victory" Party - WWTOTD - jbgleason
NOT a Poli Board question. On the way to a candidates election party. What is the etiquette if he starts to lose? Leave? Stay? Double down on the drinking and get shitty? WWTOTD?...


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ATF caught at it again - grenades this time... - jbgleason
These guys seem to have lost their ability to reason and ask basic questions like - Is this a bad and/or stupid thing to do? [quote]Federal agents and prosecutors in Arizona made multiple errors in their investigation of a U.S. citizen who was suspected of smuggling grenade components to Mexico, ...


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BlackWater guards convicted in Baghdad shooting - jbgleason
This is from the way, way back machine since it happened in 2007 but I am still shocked these guys got convicted. [quote]Four former Blackwater security guards were found guilty Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, and a federal judge ordered them immediately to jail...


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Day Laborers - Rate? - jbgleason
In Baton Rouge, where is the best place to hire a handful of day laborers? Home Depot parking lot in the morning? What is prime time for hiring said laborers? What is the going rate for unskilled labor? Specifically, loading rubble from the demo of a wall into a dumpster. Should I have them ...


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Spin off from hallways - holding doors - jbgleason
Not your Southern Gentleman holding a door for a lady thread. How do you handle it when another dude is approaching? I ask because of something that happened this morning. Got out of car at gym and was a good TEN yards away from the door. Another dude was holding the door open and looking at m...


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Seattle changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day - jbgleason
And now the Italiians are pissed... SEATTLE – The Seattle City Council is replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day in the city. The resolution that passed unanimously Monday celebrates the contributions and culture of Native Americans and the indigenous community in Seattle on the ...


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Plumber suggestion in Baton Rouge - jbgleason
Any suggestions for an honest plumber in Baton Rouge? Issue with water backing up into the bathroom sink has exceeded my skill level. Before anyone asks. I took the pipes off below the sink and the trap is clear. Snaked the wall line and there doesn't appear to be a blockage within the reach of ...


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New Orleans Saints Talk
Half The Distance penalties - jbgleason
Watching the back to back Half The Distance penalties made me wonder. What happens if they get another one? The ball was basically at the one inch line as it was. ...


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Bradley Manning sues for govt paid sex change hormones - jbgleason
WTF? They better not seriously consider this bull shite. READ TO THE END for the best part. (CNN) - Chelsea Manning, convicted of espionage and imprisoned at Fort Leavenworth, has filed a lawsuit in federal court, claiming she "has been denied access to medically necessary treatment" for her gende...


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