| Outdoor Board|| General Backpacking Thread - alajones on 3/13/15 at 9:48 am|
My son and I are preparing to tackle the Appalachian Trail in sections starting this summer. I would like to go somewhere in Louisiana for a night to break us in a little. Where would the OB recommend we go in north LA to get a good day long hike in and spend the night at a campsite? Also, if ...
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| Movie/TV Board|| Can you get movietube with a chromecast? - alajones on 3/4/15 at 4:25 pm|
Would like to know if I can watch movietube on my tv with a chromecast....View Topic - Replies (3)
| O-T Lounge|| What does "chicken nugget" mean? - alajones on 3/2/15 at 11:48 am|
As in "you (are) chicken nugget". Adjective Looked on Urban Dictionary, that isn't this term. ...View Topic - Replies (16)
| Movie/TV Board|| New MacGyver in the works with a twist - alajones on 2/19/15 at 5:55 pm|
Ready for a female MacGyver? I wouldn't mind a hot Japanese girl. [link=(http://www.npr.org/tags/387547805/macgyver)]LINK[/link]...View Topic - Replies (12)
| More Sports|| Pats D about to blow another one. - alajones on 2/1/15 at 8:53 pm|
But Tom is a choker. He made Welker drop the pass also....
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| O-T Lounge|| Anyone ride a float in a Shreveport parade? - alajones on 1/26/15 at 9:38 am|
We are a late addition to the Highland parade. I don't have much info yet. Assuming its a smaller "float". About how many beads do we need to get per person? How much money will that cost? Any other tips or suggestions? ...View Topic - Replies (4)
| Movie/TV Board|| Watched Point Break for the first time in 20 years - alajones on 1/4/15 at 11:06 pm|
Mistake. Keanu was horrible, the writing was bad and the ending (last 30 minutes) was beyond retarded. I was especially embarrassed because when it was starting I was telling my wife and 15 year old son how awesome it was. God it was so bad. Like Con Air bad....View Topic - Replies (16)
| Movie/TV Board|| Star Wars Rebels - alajones on 12/15/14 at 9:36 am|
I had avoided this series because the animation looked a little juvenile. But this weekend my son and I caught the marathon and I have to admit I was very into it. The stories are pretty good. It's just as good as The Clone Wars so far. I really enjoyed it. I wish Vader was in it. I'm sure other...View Topic - Replies (7)
| Tech Board|| Desktop PC for $400-500 range, better to build or buy off the shelf? - alajones on 12/2/14 at 12:22 pm|
Looking to get my son a new desktop. He's using a 2006 era with 2 GB of Ram and Windows XP. He's not a huge gamer but he wants to be able to play Steam type stuff. It's just time. His monitor is his TV. About a 5 year old JVC LCD. Is it unreasonable to build a new one with at least 8 GB of R...
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| Saints Talk|| Reasons to be negative and optimistic - alajones on 11/12/14 at 10:41 am|
So listening to the radio yesterday I hear a guy discussing some reasons to be worried. Since the Sean Payton era began, the Saints are 12-4 in game decided by 3 points or less IN PLAYOFF YEARS. In non playoff years, the Saints are 1-7 in games decided by three or less. 2006 2-1 2007 0-1 200...View Topic - Replies (2)
| Tiger Rant|| 1964 LSU football team honored, 50th aniversary of Sugar Bowl win vs Syracuse - alajones on 10/17/14 at 9:32 pm|
Tonight the 1965 LSU team was honored at LSU. They defeated the previously unbeaten Arkansas Razorbacks 14-7 in the 1966 Cotton Bowl. It was and still is one of the biggest wins in LSU history. This is a photo taken during the 50th anniv. dinner. My dad is in the middle standing. [IMG]http://i...
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| Saints Talk|| We still have a lot of home games - alajones on 10/6/14 at 3:05 pm|
Patriots, Packers and us. All started off slow, all had three of the first four on the road, all still with a lot of home games, all still in the hunt for a division title. I'm just sayin'....View Topic - Replies (3)
| Food and Drink|| Cooking steak in the oven - alajones on 10/3/14 at 7:43 pm|
Salt, pepper, 450 on cast iron skillet?...
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| Saints Talk|| Three specific things I think are hurting this team. - alajones on 9/29/14 at 9:32 am|
1. Not signing Carl Nicks. Tough to say if our o line would be better. But "I think" it would be. 2. High DB draft picks are not working out. Not that specific I guess, but maybe the most damning problem with our defense. 3. Galette and Jordan really don't seem to be having a huge impact and t...View Topic - Replies (9)
| Tech Board|| How do I watch video and post at the same time? - alajones on 9/24/14 at 11:34 am|
I have windows 7, and I would like to watch a video and have TD open with the ability to post without minimizing the video. How do I do that? ETA Nevermind, figured it out....
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| Movie/TV Board|| Do you ever "mourn" a character's death? (warning: spoilers obviously) - alajones on 9/16/14 at 12:52 pm|
I have. Like actually grieved for a couple of days after the character's death. A couple of examples are: 1. Dumbledore. I remember reading the book and totally being stunned. I kept waiting for him to come back to life or something. And it never happened. I literally mourned his passing for a co...View Topic - Replies (32)
| Movie/TV Board|| Transformers 4, Nebraska...spoiler free - alajones on 8/24/14 at 11:39 pm|
Transformers 4...didn't hate it. Maybe I just assumed it would be steaming shite and it wasn't completely? I liked it a lot more than #s 2 & 3. Megatron once again wasn't given his due as the evil killing machine he is. But I liked following Marky Mark around a lot more than Shia. And I don't remembe...View Topic - Replies (6)
| O-T Lounge|| Myth about paying cash for cars - alajones on 8/6/14 at 4:41 pm|
Why do buyers think that they are entitled to some drastic discount off of sticker price because they are paying cash? And I mean ENTITLED. Not like just trying to get a good deal. Does everyone here realize that the dealership actually makes less money like that? They make more money financing c...View Topic - Replies (43)
| Tiger Rant|| Anyone else really confident we will be undefeated at home? - alajones on 7/18/14 at 4:09 pm|
Like really have a good feeling about it? Our road schedule is a toughie though. iPhone, fat fingers, give me a break....
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| Food and Drink|| Twisted Root Burgers in Shreveport - alajones on 7/17/14 at 7:33 pm|
Anyone else been? We've been twice. I like the Kevin Bacon. Lots if bacon plus bleu cheese. Is this a chain? I am assuming it is....
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