| O-T Lounge|| JosABank question - JPLSU1981 on 4/8/13 at 1:57 pm|
Went in Saturday, bought one suit ... there was a Buy1, get second for$99, get third free deal going on, but I didn't want 3 suits. I wanted one suit. They gave me a 20% discount since I wasn't getting the other two suits...Total was $520 ($650 suit - 20% discount).
Anyway, I got on their websit...
| More Sports Board|| Sweet16/Elite8 in Vegas - JPLSU1981 on 3/19/13 at 11:32 am|
Anyone got any good recommendations for a sportsbook? I've been to many of the Vegas sportsbooks, but never during a busy time like March Madness when many of them have $$ per person minimums to spend on food/drink.
Lagasse's has a $200 per person minimum, which I don't think we'd hit in the 2-3 ...
| O-T Lounge|| $175,000 Mattress - JPLSU1981 on 3/19/13 at 11:13 am|
[quote]British mattress manufacturer Savoir Beds this week is launching a limited edition "Royal Bed" with a $175,000 price tag at Kensington Palace in London.
Each mattress will require more tha...
| O-T Lounge|| What kind of shoes with jeans? - JPLSU1981 on 3/12/13 at 9:15 pm|
Hate to admit this, but I need some help finding some good shoes that I can wear with jeans...upcoming guys trip to Vegas, want to look decent but dont want to wear my standard jeans/Nikes....Need help, please post pics if possible.
ETA: Went and got these boots today...thanks for everyone's in...
| Food and Drink Board|| Good Asian food on the Strip? - JPLSU1981 on 3/12/13 at 3:12 pm|
Any recommendations? Preferably on the North end (we're staying at the Mirage).
Nothing too fancy....$$ or $$$ preferably...
| O-T Lounge|| Who sells iphone repair kits in Baton Rouge? - JPLSU1981 on 3/9/13 at 10:29 am|
Really all I need is the star/pentalobe screw driver that opens the iphone case. I found it online but don't want to wait on shipping.
My power button is stuck/unresponsive (common problem with iphones) and there's an easy fix, but I need the screw driver that fits the tiny iphone star screws....
| Movie/TV Board|| The Wire Season 2 - JPLSU1981 on 3/5/13 at 12:10 pm|
I heard a lot of people talk about The Wire, so I finally watched The Wire S1.... enjoyed it.
Just started S2 last night, and I must say the first two episodes are not as good IMO as season1. Does The Wire get better or go downhill after the first season?...
| Money Talk|| So the Dow set a record-high today... - JPLSU1981 on 3/5/13 at 10:59 am|
Anyone seen Baylor around here recently?
[quote]In the face of great skepticism and a laundry list of reasons why it shouldn't be happening, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) burst higher in early trading today, eclipsing the previous closing high of 14,164 set on October 9, 200...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| Looking for 2 Champions Club tix for Sunday Auburn game - JPLSU1981 on 3/3/13 at 9:26 pm|
Dad coming in from Texas, he's never been to the new Alex Box, want to take him over to the Sunday March 24th Auburn game and do it right ... Please let me know if anyone has 2 available
| SEC Rant|| American Press: SEC Scheduling conspiracy? - JPLSU1981 on 2/13/13 at 2:57 pm|
[quote]For a random, fun example, let’s compare the cases of LSU and Alabama, which as often as not seem to determine the SEC West winner.
LSU’s two opponents from the East this year will be Florida (home) and Georgia (away)...
| Tiger Rant|| Liking what I've seen on the Rant the last few weeks - JPLSU1981 on 2/10/13 at 12:50 pm|
After Jan 9th, 2012, this place became almost unbearable. Terrible BCSCG, a couple recruiting failures, and a 2012 regular season that failed - albeit not by much - to live up to the lofty preseason expectations.
However, in these recent weeks, all of us are seeing some very positive momentum bui...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| 1 extra CFA Bowl ticket (at westin in ATLANTA) - JPLSU1981 on 12/30/12 at 11:19 am|
Lsu section 105 close to LSU band
Face $90 OBO (negotiable)....I'm staying at Westin downtown....please email me
Will only sell to non-Clemson fan...
| O-T Lounge|| Is the Intake Manifold Gasket the same as the Valve Cover Gasket? - JPLSU1981 on 12/13/12 at 9:09 pm|
Reason I ask is because I had the IM-Gaskets replaced less than a year ago, and now the dealer is telling me I need to replace the Valve Cover Gaskets.
Recommendation from Dealer:
[quote]FOUND FRONT VALVE COVER GASKET LEAKING INTERNALLY ONTO SPARK PLUGS, REAR COVER LEAKING
| Coaching Changes|| Funny tweet about Tennessee search - JPLSU1981 on 12/6/12 at 7:53 pm|
[quote]One thing is Certain - The next head football coach at the University of Tennessee will be a true "Volunteer"[/quote]
No offense meant to tenn, I actually want them to get a good coach, I just thought it was funny...
| Coaching Changes|| Wisconsin's Bret Bielema to Arky? - JPLSU1981 on 12/4/12 at 1:10 pm|
Just got a text...awful hire IMO if true
his style is not a fit at arkansas, and his recruiting is suspect...
| Tiger Rant|| Seat locations are being posted on lsutix.net - JPLSU1981 on 12/3/12 at 4:41 pm|
Mine are posted already.
Sec 105, row 25
seating chart: [link=(http://www.lsusports.net/fls/5200/assets/docs/fb/pdf/12cfaseating.pdf)]LINK[/link]
| Tiger Rant|| Congrats to Alabama on first SEC title since 2009...LSU takes it back in 2013 - JPLSU1981 on 12/3/12 at 9:15 am|
(thanks to RollDamnTide on the SECrant for putting this together in his "Saban and Miles are awesome" thread)
[u]Since 2007 [/u]
63-16. 67-13 Record
2. 2. Conference Titles
1. 2. National Titles
3. 4. Head To Head
2. 3. BSC Title Games
LSU's program is fine, has been,...
| Tiger Rant|| If you are interested in emailing the SEC and LSU... - JPLSU1981 on 12/2/12 at 7:03 pm|
LSU vs Clemson is actually a decent matchup and should be a good game, but if you are disappointed in the process, here are the main emails (these are all public emails FWIW):
[quote][b]email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; A...
| Tiger Rant|| Mandel: serious SEC bowl maneuvering (lsu to cotton, A&M to CFA) - JPLSU1981 on 12/2/12 at 12:32 pm|
[quote]Stewart Mandel ?@slmandel Some serious 11th-hour maneuvering going on w/ SEC bowl lineup. Sounds like A&M slipped from expected Cap One to Chick-fil-A overnight. [/quote]
[quote]quote: @ESPN_BigTen: Cap One pick basically done: Georgia-Neb. Expect Michigan to Outback and NU to Gator. B1G ...
| Tiger Rant|| Positives of CFA over Cotton if we end up there - JPLSU1981 on 12/2/12 at 12:01 pm|
Most of us, including myself, prefer Cotton (more exposure, better date, more LSU fans in attendance), but it's not the end of the world if we play Clemson in Atlanta. CFA vs Clemson is a good bowl.
-better matchup against a higher-ranked team (Clemson instead of possibly unranked Tex...
| Tiger Rant|| Predict the line for LSU's possible bowl games - JPLSU1981 on 12/1/12 at 7:41 am|
LSU vs Texas Cotton
LSU vs Oklahoma State Cotton
LSU vs Clemson CFA
LSU vs Florida State CFA
(LSU-OU matchup is now eliminated with Kent State loss sending OU to BCS)
I say LSU favored by 6 over Texas/Clemson...LSU favored by 9 over OSU...LSU favored by 4 over FSU...
| Tiger Rant|| Vote: What bowl game do LSU fans want? - JPLSU1981 on 11/26/12 at 6:50 pm|
[link=(http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3C73G7K)]Poll: What bowl game do you want LSU to play in? [/link]
[quote]-[b]Capital One Bowl, Orlando[/b] (vs Nebraska/Michigan)
-[b]Cotton Bowl, Dallas [/b] (vs OU/OklahomaSt/Texas)
-[b]Outback Bowl, Tampa [/b] (vs Wisconsin/Michigan/Northwestern)
| SEC Rant|| Georgia from possible BCSCG to Chick-Fil-A? - JPLSU1981 on 11/18/12 at 9:13 pm|
Brad Edwards thinks so (he has UGA in the CFA bowl vs Clemson):[link=(http://espn.go.com/college-football/bowls/projections)]LINK[/link]
(FWIW, I am rooting for Georgia to win it all against Notre Dame....That said, I don't agree with Edwards about Georgia's fate if they lose the SECCG. The loser...
| Tiger Rant|| "Ugly" high-scoring win VS "Ugly" low-scoring win - JPLSU1981 on 11/18/12 at 1:09 pm|
It's such a different feeling leaving the stadium IMO when you win an exciting high-scoring back-and-forth game like yesterday than say had LSU won a 12-10 game like we played at Auburn.
Both performances left a lot to be desired (offense-Auburn, defense-Ole miss), but my point is that I would im...
| Tiger Rant|| FSU over Florida = LSU-Oklahoma Sugar Bowl (or LSU-Texas Sugar) - JPLSU1981 on 11/18/12 at 7:35 am|
Let's reminisce about how much "fun" their fans were in the 2004 Sugar. (Heavy sarcasm intended) What was your experience like with OU fans?
For those that don't know, if FSU beats Florida and LSU beats Ark, LSU is pretty much a lock to Sugar vs either OU or Texas (regardless of whether we make t...
| SEC Rant|| New SEC bowl predictions - JPLSU1981 on 11/18/12 at 12:50 am|
| Tiger Rant|| We need great crowd (and performance) Saturday vs Ole Miss - JPLSU1981 on 11/12/12 at 8:20 am|
It appears if things play out like they should (LSU winning out), that the Fiesta Bowl is going to have to pick between LSU/A&M/Florida/SECCGloser to face Oklahoma (assuming Brad Edwards is correct and the Fiesta plans to remain true to its Big12 ties and replace KState with OU, passing on Notre Dam...
| Tiger Rant|| Bottom Line: LSU to Rose/Fiesta/Sugar if ... - JPLSU1981 on 11/11/12 at 12:17 pm|
1. Florida State beats Florida
2. Bama beats Georgia
3. LSU wins out
Assuming those 3 things happen:
-LSU goes to Rose/Fiesta if Bama goes to Sugar
-LSU goes to Sugar if Bama sneaks back into BCSCG
(Orange gets last at-large selection, so LSU is not falling to the Orange regardless)...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU: #8 in Coaches/AP/Harris (LSU hops FSU in AP & Clemson in Coaches) - JPLSU1981 on 11/11/12 at 11:11 am|
eta: Keep in mind that Ohio State is ineligble to be ranked in the BCS and Coaches Poll
Team (First-Place Votes) Record Points Previous[/b]
1. Oregon (45) 10-0 1,485 2
| Tiger Rant|| BCS at-large selection order: Fiesta, Sugar, Orange - JPLSU1981 on 11/11/12 at 10:54 am|
This is obviously AFTER all champions are slotted in their spot and all the Bowls get to replace their team headed to the BCSCG.
As it currently stands, KState and Oregon would play in the BCSCG. The Fiesta gets to replace KState with Oklahoma, and the Rose gets to replace Oregon. Since the Pac12...