| O-T Lounge|| Is pollution segregated? - Palmetto08 on 4/17/14 at 7:43 pm|
Please make it stop
[quote]Minorities are more exposed than whites to nitrogen dioxide, a chemical linked to higher risks of asthma and heart attack, The Washington Post reports.[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| LSU comes to town for final week of spring break - Palmetto08 on 4/12/14 at 9:25 pm|
[quote]ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- As the final week of spring break wraps up, among the schools at the beach was Louisiana State University. Many LSU students congregated in Orange Beach behind the Phoenix X condominium on the Alabama-Florida state line.[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| Decline of the African American family - article - Palmetto08 on 3/30/14 at 10:32 am|
This is a huge issue but no one seems to want to discuss it. Very interesting article
[quote]if we are ever to focus on children who, for no fault of their own, are often raised in environments where a stable father is missing, violence is predictable, education is eschewed, drugs are prevalent ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Blue Lights - 90's Cop's show - Palmetto08 on 3/24/14 at 7:55 am|
Did any of y'all watch Blue Lights? It was a low budget cops show filmed in Panama City. It was awesome especially the spring break episodes. I'd love to find some episodes. ...
| Outdoor Board|| Getting rid of water moccasins? - Palmetto08 on 3/21/14 at 9:32 pm|
We have some water moccasins around our beach house. We've caught one in a trap and shot one. Are there any other ways to get rid of these snakes or make them move to another area?
Would introducing black snakes help?
| Political Talk|| American Schools Are STILL Racist, Government Report Finds - Palmetto08 on 3/21/14 at 9:24 pm|
[quote]Public school students of color get more punishment and less access to veteran teachers than their white peers, according to surveys released Friday by the U.S. Education Department that include data from every U.S. school district.
| Outdoor Board|| Key West fishing charter? - Palmetto08 on 3/19/14 at 10:24 am|
We have a group of guys that go on a fishing trip every year. We're going to Key West in late June and are looking for a half day trip to catch dolphin and wahoo.
Thanks for your time
| Food and Drink Board|| Alcohol free after Lent? - Palmetto08 on 3/14/14 at 12:13 pm|
What's the longest you've gone after Lent with no alcohol? After 40 days, have any of you had the urge or felt so good that you kept being alcohol free? Or were you ready for that drink?
| O-T Lounge|| No turn signal - Palmetto08 on 3/14/14 at 12:02 pm|
Ever have a driver get pissed off at you when you don't let them out in traffic when they aren't using their turn signal? I had a woman flip me off and dog cuss me this morning because I didn't let her out of a parking lot into heavy traffic. She wasn't using her turn signal so I had no clue where...
| Political Talk|| $1 billion in aid to Ukraine - Palmetto08 on 3/4/14 at 6:59 am|
[quote]KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- U.S. officials say the White House is announcing an aid package to Ukraine of $1 billion in lost energy subsidies as it seeks to extract itself from Russia's influence.[/quote]
What do y'all think?...
| Political Talk|| 4,000 "Undocumented immigrants" enrolled in Oregon health care - Palmetto08 on 3/3/14 at 12:07 pm|
[quote]Nearly 4,000 applicants for a state program that provides undocumented immigrants with pregnancy services were instead enrolled in full Oregon Health Plan coverage thanks to problems with the Cover Oregon health insurance exchange.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Russian subs off US coast - Aug 2012 - Palmetto08 on 3/3/14 at 11:44 am|
I wonder why this close encounter hasn't gotten more media attention, especially with what's going on now:
[quote]A Russian Akula-class nuclear attack submarine sailed undetected in the Gulf of Mexico for weeks, and was only discovered after it left.
The Washington Free Beacon has cited unnamed ...
| Money Talk|| Quickbook questions - Palmetto08 on 2/26/14 at 11:15 am|
Is it possible to make the customer purchase order # on Sales Order carry over to Purchase Order? I enter it on SO then create PO but the order number box is blank.
How can I remove the red high priority (!) from my sales orders, purchase orders and invoices? We use Microsoft Outlook. Every one ...
| O-T Lounge|| delete - Palmetto08 on 2/26/14 at 10:00 am|
my bad. wrong board
| O-T Lounge|| Door-to-Door Sales - Palmetto08 on 2/24/14 at 9:57 pm|
Do you guys have many door-to-door sales kids come to your neighborhood? This afternoon some black kid knocked on my door and asked if I wanted to buy children's books. I said no thanks then he gave me a sob story about being an IU basketball player and was sent to Mobile to recruit (in the middle...
| SEC Rant|| 2014 OOC games - Palmetto08 on 2/21/14 at 9:23 am|
Some good games for 2014 (aside from the rivalry games)
1. LSU vs Wisconsin
2. Auburn at Kansas State
3. Georgia vs Clemson
4. Alabama vs West Virginia
5. Tennessee at Oklahoma
6. Missouri vs Central Florida
7. Ole Miss vs Boise State
8. Arkansas at Texas Tech
9. Mississippi Sta...
| Olympics Board|| Women's figure skating late start? - Palmetto08 on 2/20/14 at 8:35 pm|
NBC has said that women's figure skating is the most popular Olympic sport and I agree. Why doesn't it get the opening 7pm slot when most viewers are in front of the tv?
I'm confused why NBC shows almost two hours of men's ski cross (which didn't have any American skiers in the top 16) and women...
| O-T Lounge|| Leuven, Belgium - Palmetto08 on 2/20/14 at 3:16 pm|
Anyone ever been to Leuven? We have an early flight out of Brussels and are thinking of spending the afternoon/night there and heading to the airport in the morning.
I've heard Brussels is pretty bad but have heard great things about Leuven and it's only 20 minutes away.
We will have been in ...
| Olympics Board|| Olympic fan blogs/trip reports? - Palmetto08 on 2/15/14 at 6:49 pm|
Are there any USA fans in Sochi blogging their trip? I'd like to read some thoughts on Sochi and the games from a fan perspective and not the media. Thanks...
| Food and Drink Board|| New Orleans Oyster Festival? - Palmetto08 on 2/14/14 at 9:31 am|
Have any of you been to the NO Oyster Festival? How was it? Were the bands big acts?
I'd like to go but the website for this year's festival doesn't have much info. Thanks...
| O-T Lounge|| Trader Joe's too snazzy for one Portland neighborhood - Palmetto08 on 2/7/14 at 3:03 pm|
[quote]Trader Joe’s, the privately held retail grocery chain, has cancelled plans to open a store in a poor neighborhood in the northeastern section of Portland, Ore., following “negative reactions” from the local community.
The Portland African American Leadership Forum objected to the propose...
| Food and Drink Board|| New Iberia restaurant - Palmetto08 on 2/4/14 at 1:42 pm|
My buddy is in New Iberia for work this week. He's already been to Victor's (said it was ok) and Bon Creole (loved their po boys)
Can you suggest a unique Creole restaurant in or near New Iberia that he should try? Thanks for your time. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Travel board? - Palmetto08 on 1/17/14 at 11:29 am|
Any thoughts on creating a travel board? ...
| Soccer Board|| Academy Sports - World Cup gear - Palmetto08 on 1/16/14 at 10:17 am|
Went to Academy Sports yesterday and saw this World Cup section. You're in luck if you're a fan of Germany, Mexico or Argentina. There was zero USA gear. And not that USA gear was sold out. There wasn't even a spot for it. Maybe they are waiting for the official WC USA gear to come out? :dunno:
| O-T Lounge|| Marathon winner gets help from cop - Palmetto08 on 1/12/14 at 7:32 pm|
Great story from today's First Light Marathon in Mobile:
[quote]"I had this song stuck in my head, and I had about four motorcycles with me," Gillette said. "One of the lead cops said, 'Hey, how you doing?' And I was like: 'I got this song stuck in my head,' and I was telling him how I stay motiv...
| Soccer Board|| Worst/Best treatment as a visiting fan - Palmetto08 on 1/1/14 at 8:56 pm|
Where was the worst you've been treated as an away fan? If Mexico, what was the second worst place? And what away venue had the nicest fans?
| SEC Rant|| Rose Bowl crowd - pro Auburn? - Palmetto08 on 12/30/13 at 10:21 am|
Do you guys think it will be split evenly or will Auburn take over the Rose Bowl like they did in Arizona? I'm not sure how well FSU travels....
| Alabama Sports Board|| OT: Monroeville bars? - Palmetto08 on 12/15/13 at 7:10 pm|
Sorry for the off topic post but are there any bars in Monroeville? I heard there might be one opening next to the courthouse but haven't seen anything. Thanks...
| Money Talk|| Art collectors - Percival Rosseau question - Palmetto08 on 12/11/13 at 6:35 pm|
I was cleaning up our fishing camp and came across an autographed sketch titled "Cooling Off" by Percival Rosseau. It was done in 1932 and looks to be in good condition.
Do any of you know what this print is worth? I've looked it up and haven't found much.
I've heard that some of his bes...
| Soccer Board|| USA World Cup match schedule? - Palmetto08 on 12/6/13 at 11:30 am|
What cities will the USA be playing in and what dates? Thanks...