| Tiger Rant|| re: Softball loses to #1 Florida but in a valiant effort...was winning 5-2 - LouisianaLonghorn on 3/14/14 at 11:16 pm|
[quote]Walljasper will be an immediate starter next year. The girl is insanely good. She is s top 5 prospect [/quote]
We've had great pitchers in the past. Dani Hofer and Rachelle Fico among them, yet we still haven't won the SEC in ages. When we get good pitching, we can't hit, and vice versa....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Softball loses to #1 Florida but in a valiant effort...was winning 5-2 - LouisianaLonghorn on 3/14/14 at 10:52 pm|
[quote]We walked 12 so it wasn't on the Florida players. Never heard of a competent team giving up that many free bases in a game. [/quote]
It's damn near impossible to beat a bad team when you give up that many walks, much less the top team in the country. It's always something with our softbal...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Just watched Super 8 - LouisianaLonghorn on 3/10/14 at 1:29 pm|
It's essentially ET, except with a scarier alien. Yes, it's true that the creature did eat some people, but it was frightened and only wanted to go home....
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU Tiger Girls Hip Hop Dance Nationals 2014 - LouisianaLonghorn on 3/6/14 at 4:16 pm|
[quote]Seriously, I think our dance team is better than any team I've seen at the road games I've attended. [/quote]
Do they ever attend football games? I know a lot of schools have a dance/pom squad on the sidelines. It would be cool if the Tiger Girls made an appearance at a home football ga...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU Tiger Girls Hip Hop Dance Nationals 2014 - LouisianaLonghorn on 3/6/14 at 10:05 am|
Didn't they win it all a few years ago? ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: What has happened to Womens B-Ball - LouisianaLonghorn on 3/3/14 at 12:37 am|
[quote]Nikki Caldwell and her wretched excess salary is taking LSU for a ride. Grossly overpaid and not producing. Three years is enough of this BS. Time to cut bait. [/quote]
I do agree that her salary is too high for the quality if the product she's putting on the floor. If we lose to Bama and...
| Tiger Rant|| re: The "I hate piped in music" crowd is going to be pissed at this. - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/28/14 at 1:17 pm|
Does this mean that there will be music during actual plays? ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Son of God - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/28/14 at 1:11 pm|
[quote]The Jesus portions from last year's Bible mini-series with new added scenes.[/quote]
Yep. They also removed the scenes that show the Satan that looks like Obama....
| Olympics Board|| re: Wagner slams Olympic figure skating judges - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/21/14 at 4:03 pm|
[quote]And merely landing all of your jumps is not enough. Her routine was sloppy and lumbering, and with a very low difficulty level.[/quote]
Huh? Whose routine? Wagner's? This has nothing to do with her performance. She never said that she deserved a medal. I bet if you asked Yuna Kim wha...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU softball makes statement today - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/21/14 at 3:38 pm|
[quote]this is a high class problem and does not mean she would leave[/quote]
She is a UF alum, and their softball program is head and shoulders above ours. I wouldn't be surprised if she stayed at LSU, but I wouldn't blame her if she left to coach at her alma mater....
| Olympics Board|| re: Wagner slams Olympic figure skating judges - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/21/14 at 3:33 pm|
[quote]Apparently two of the judges for this year's women's program could be seen as questionable. One, a Ukrainian, had been suspended in the past for trying to fix the 1998 Olympics, and the other is the wife of the Russian skating federation and was part of the Russian group implicated in 2002. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU softball makes statement today - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/21/14 at 3:29 pm|
[quote]Coach T has proven she is an A+ hire[/quote]
You can bet that when Tim Walton retires, UF will come calling. ...
| Olympics Board|| re: Wagner slams Olympic figure skating judges - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/21/14 at 3:19 pm|
[quote]You don't get to lobby your way onto the team. [/quote]
She didn't. The US Figure Skating Association made the decision based on her international experience. As it turned out, she helped us win a bronze medal in the team event, so she proved she was worthy.
[quote]And now, with thi...
| Olympics Board|| re: Women's figure skating late start? - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/21/14 at 9:59 am|
I love Ashley Wagner. She came out and told it like it is and called out the judges for giving both Russians ridiculously inflated scores....
| Olympics Board|| re: US/Canada woman hockey gold medal game thoughts - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/21/14 at 9:50 am|
[quote]It was a great game. But to lose with 5 seconds left...[/quote]
That was a first class choke job if I ever saw one. Hopefully, the men will fare better....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Lady Tigers 67, Georgia 71 - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/21/14 at 9:34 am|
[quote]Coach Nikki and her young coaching staff are gonna have to figure out how to motivate this team.[/quote]
She's way overpaid for the product she puts out on the floor. Alleva needs to give her one more year before he turns up the heat on her. We have talent and youth, but we are horribly ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The following - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/19/14 at 5:27 pm|
[quote]The plot twist would be that the undercover agent actually is in the cult. [/quote]
That's already happened, hasn't it? Last season it was it seems that one of the FBI members may have been in the cult....
| Olympics Board|| re: Should the winning country at the Olympics be judged on total medal count or - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/18/14 at 5:34 pm|
[quote]Golds only, only winners count. Silver and bronze are still both losers. [/quote]
In that case, Canada "won" the 2010 Vancouver games. The US ran away with the total medal count but the Cannucks had more golds. ...
| Olympics Board|| re: Defeated skaters Virtue, Moir question coach's loyalty - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/18/14 at 5:16 pm|
[quote]I think it was a conflict of interest for one coach to be coaching two couples competing against each other in the Olympic finals. [/quote]
She was good enough to be their coach in 2010 when they won the gold in Vancouver. You didn't hear the American pair whining about Zoueva playing fav...
| Olympics Board|| re: Ice dancing is the best sport in the world - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/18/14 at 10:50 am|
[quote]Why? Cause we're the best.[/quote]
I love how the Canadian team is now complaining that the coach both teams share "wasn't there for them" like she was for the Americans. This is the same coach that both teams shared when the Canadians beat us in Vancouver. :lol:...
| SEC Rant|| re: How are the expansion projects coming? - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/14/14 at 11:31 am|
[quote]our north side "beautification" is 99% done now. i think they are still adding hardware to the tan posts like "LSU" that is backlit. still not 100% sold on the tan posts but whatever i guess. i think overall it looks pretty good. [/quote]
I wish that I could say that it looks good, but I c...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Softball, Womens hoops and gym updates for those who care - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/13/14 at 4:08 pm|
[quote]I had higher expectations for year 3 of NC in SEC[/quote]
USCe goes out and hires Dawn Staley and suddenly their perrenial cellar dwelling program is 22-2.
[quote]Hitting again the issue and like any fan of sb can tell you[/quote]
Hitting has been a problem for LSU softball for as lo...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Is "Frozen" Disney Animation's best work? - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/13/14 at 1:01 pm|
[quote]It's a good unique story focusing on the unconditional love of siblings over the guy gets girl story. [/quote]
This was a nice change.
I thought it's biggest flaw was that it didn't really have a villain. Disney is known for it's great villains (Evil Queen, Maleficent, Scar, Jafar, et...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Friend is considering moving to Birmingham, AL for work - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/12/14 at 3:57 pm|
[quote]It really is becoming a hidden gem.[/quote]
Only someone from Alabama would use the words Birmingham, AL and hidden gem in the same sentence. :lol:
I've been there several times for work. As someone else posted, there are tons of chain restaurants and Baptist churches, and nothing re...
| O-T Lounge|| re: This pic cant be real (br metro council person) - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/10/14 at 5:41 pm|
[quote]BTW. She charged the bill for that key and frame along with the presentation expenses to you the taxpayer of Baton Rouge. And you wonder why St. George folks are angry. [/quote]
Baton Rouge is 20 years behind the times because of people like her and the other idiots who have served as the ...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: What are LSU's top five selling points for recruits? - LouisianaLonghorn on 2/5/14 at 5:04 pm|
[quote]1. Player's Coach [/quote]
I really don't think that Miles is a big selling point for LSU. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Tudors - LouisianaLonghorn on 1/31/14 at 1:04 pm|
[quote]great show, love rhys-meyers as Henry. [/quote]
I kept waiting for him to grow a beard and get fat. He finally does toward the end of the series....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Superman/Batman - LouisianaLonghorn on 1/31/14 at 1:00 pm|
[quote]That rumor was debunked almost immediately.[/quote]
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Superman/Batman - LouisianaLonghorn on 1/31/14 at 12:55 pm|
There are rumors that this movie is gonna totally rewrite WW's backstory. The Amazons will basically be Kryptonians who came to Earth thousands of years ago. I don't like it. I prefer the classic story, where they are the same Amazons from Greek mythology. Why change her origin when it's already...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The rumored cast of Fantastic 4 looks pretty awful - LouisianaLonghorn on 1/31/14 at 12:49 pm|
[quote]Michael B Jordan is actually a talented actor.[/quote]
True....but Johnny Storm wasn't black in the comics. This looks like a potential train wreck....