| Tiger Rant|| re: SEZ Addition - What to do With New Facade? - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/29/14 at 1:31 pm|
[quote]The LEGO blocks are a temporary solution so that the bathrooms will be functional for this season. The stadium was put way behind schedule due to some soil conditions that differed materially from those on the plans. They had to drive more and deeper piles than initially planned, plus there...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Penny Dreadful? - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/29/14 at 1:17 pm|
[quote]I watched the first 4 and thought it was ok but I can see the direction its headed and i don't like it. [/quote]
I kept waiting for Dracula to make an appearance and he never did. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: SEZ Addition - What to do With New Facade? - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/29/14 at 12:53 pm|
Holy crap that looks horrible!
Didn't the original plans call for an all glass exterior? Did they change due to a safety issue or did they just cut corners? Surely they won't just leave a giant ugly bare wall....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Fewer fans travel to A&M on Thanksgiving? - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/28/14 at 1:53 pm|
[quote]At least the home games in the series won't be on Friday's & we can go back to Saturday[/quote]
Are we 100% sure about that? I don't recall Alleva ever saying that the games in BR will automatically be on Saturday nights. He just said that the years that the game is in BR, it will not be...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: new wonder woman.. - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/28/14 at 10:16 am|
[quote]Snyder has got to at least bump up the gold and silver accents so it doesn't look so damn monochromatic. I'm surprised the hardcore comic nerds haven't been in more of an uproar over him messing with the iconic colors. [/quote]
I wouldn't be surprised to see a bit more color in the film (...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Strain Season Long Thread - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/28/14 at 10:06 am|
[quote]It would be great, in my opinion, if an episode was entirely devoted to his past; it would be an effective way to explain the nature of the disease to viewers, and would add meaning to Eichorst. [/quote]
It was made pretty clear when Eichorst visited Setrakian in jail that they knew wach o...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Conspiracy -- Netflix - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/25/14 at 11:54 am|
[quote]Second, ole boy is clearly dead. The other guy was forced to make a deal to protect his family (remember Tarsus had them too).[/quote]
This was my take on it too. I just wasn't sure if the other guy knew about the bull run beforehand.
I don't remember if they showe...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: St. Elmo's Fire - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/24/14 at 3:44 pm|
[quote]They should remake it as a 1 hour drama series. Still set in the 80s. Would be awesome.[/quote]
There were plans a few years ago to remake it as a TV series. The location was going to be changed to NYC with a group of recent NYU grads dealing with the "quarter life crisis." I guess nothin...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Hotel recommendations for the game in Houston. - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/24/14 at 3:37 pm|
[quote]Edit: I recommend Hotel ICON. Very nice place, right on rail line, near Market Square Park and many very nice bars in DT.[/quote]
That's where we're staying. I know several other LSU fans that are staying there as well....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Conspiracy -- Netflix - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/22/14 at 4:23 pm|
[quote]And what pissed me off also was that the 2nd filmmaker never said anything about the author Mark Tucker (?) being a part of the hunt. No explanation to that. Did he set them up? Or was he there infiltrating the hunt as well? [/quote]
I'm still not sure if the other guy was in on it or not...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Conspiracy -- Netflix - LouisianaLonghorn on 7/22/14 at 3:30 pm|
What did you think of the ending?
Did they kill him or was the bull run just a scare tactic?...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU Vs Texas A&M Thanksgiving Game to Kickoff @ 6:30 CT on ESPN - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/23/14 at 1:20 pm|
[quote]The games in Baton Rouge will be on Saturdays (likely Sat. nights), so that's not affected. [/quote]
LSU wasn't guaranteed that the home games would be moved to Saturday night. I don't know where people got this from. The SEC's contract with CBS could still force us to play on Friday aft...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU Vs Texas A&M Thanksgiving Game to Kickoff @ 6:30 CT on ESPN - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/23/14 at 11:51 am|
[quote]What is the problem with it? We have a bye before the game. If we go to Atlanta the following weekend, it actually gives us more prep/recovery time than if it were on Saturday. Some of you people bitch just to bitch. It is also more exposure for the program to play on a night where there ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Things you've been wrong about (LSU football related) - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/20/14 at 3:45 pm|
[quote]Giving the ball to him instead of Chuck Scott was in the 2nd half of the UK game was a big reason we lost that one, IMHO.[/quote]
That was all on Miles. Scott was nearly unstoppable in the first half, but didn't see the field again until the 2nd OT. We had that game under control and stu...
| O-T Lounge|| re: I10 heading east from Lafayette is stopped - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/20/14 at 1:36 pm|
[quote]A) overturned 18 wheeler [/quote]...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Joe Alleva to be targeted by Penn State per Moscona - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/20/14 at 10:17 am|
[quote]If I remember correctly, the general consensus was that he really wanted the AD spot.[/quote]
Did Dan R. even get a call when we were looking for candicates to replace Skip? I seem to recall that LSU snubbed him, and that the AD search turned up several less than impressive candidates bef...
| Tiger Rant|| re: The Bama game this year will be the largest/loudest crowd ever - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/10/14 at 4:35 pm|
[quote]With it being a night game[/quote]
Are we positive about this?...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Rutgers and BC competing over Rettig - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/10/14 at 4:17 pm|
[quote]Yes there is a problem with depth[/quote]
Hasn't this been the case since 2007? ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Rutgers and BC competing over Rettig - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/10/14 at 4:04 pm|
[quote]Didn't even know he left.[/quote]
Are we looking at depth problems if he leaves? ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Tiger Stadium - Can we improve on it ? What would you do ? - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/10/14 at 4:00 pm|
I agree that with the exception of the north endzone improvements, the exterior of Tiger Stadium is very drab and boring. A few years ago there were banners hanging on the east side. I thought those looked cool.
I'm not a big fan of giant lighted up letters and the like. It looks like a circu...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Gal Godot's Wonder Woman Costume "Leaked"? - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/6/14 at 5:44 pm|
[quote]what could've been[/quote]
Jaimie Alexander would've been perfect, but she's under contract to Marvel for her role as Lady Sif.
I don't know which will harder to believe, an anorexic Israeli model as an Amazon princess or Jesse Eisenberg as mad scientist Lex Luthor....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Casting Disney Cartoon Characters for Live Action Films - LouisianaLonghorn on 6/5/14 at 10:55 am|
[quote]did it do well? [/quote]
It was blasted by critics, but is doing reasonably well at the box office. It will be interesting to see how long before the negative word of mouth reviews start to hurt it.
[quote]i heard it was pretty terrible.[/quote]
Angelina Jolie is good in the role,...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU to receive $20.9 million from SEC - LouisianaLonghorn on 5/31/14 at 12:32 pm|
Other schools have been piping in crowd noise over the PA system for years. LSU is one of the few that doesn't. Our band is probably the only one in the SEC that isn't mic'd....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: so here's what I know about Maleficent... - LouisianaLonghorn on 5/30/14 at 1:41 pm|
[quote]you must not have read all the stories Walt butchered when he made his versions of classic fairly tales if you think he would be all that upset about major changes to characters.[/quote]
Yeah....right. I can't imagine anyone who is a fan of Disney's original animated film would love this ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: so here's what I know about Maleficent... - LouisianaLonghorn on 5/30/14 at 1:28 pm|
[quote]It is supposed to be Maleficent's back story. Sleeping Beauty only shows the story of Aurora and Maleficent in that time frame. [/quote]
Poor Walt Disney must be turning over in his grave. This movie is one big steaming pile of crap. I took my 8 year-old niece to the early showing this ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Possible news for the future of A&M @ LSU Football games; Saturday Night game - LouisianaLonghorn on 5/27/14 at 9:28 pm|
[quote] A&M @ LSU will always be a Saturday night in Death Valley.[/quote]
I don't recall Alleva ever saying that outright. We all hoped that would be the case since we gave A&M what they wanted, but there was still some concern that we'd be playing on Friday afternoon....
| Tiger Rant|| re: A Tiger Nation Salute to the LSU Softball Team - LouisianaLonghorn on 5/20/14 at 1:26 pm|
[quote]This has been a special program since day 1 with Yvette. [/quote]
We were pretty damn good before Yvette came over from ULL. She did a good job of keeping us competitive in the SEC, but we lost our edge during her final years. Bama, UGA, UF, and UT all passed us by under her watch. We d...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU 5 vs Arizona 1 FINAL...See new thread, gotta go & GUEAX GIRLS!!! - LouisianaLonghorn on 5/17/14 at 10:42 pm|
If we lose, will we be the first SEC team sent home?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Baton Rouge Traffic - LouisianaLonghorn on 5/16/14 at 5:32 pm|
Until there is a way to force these bozos onto an alternate route, this will keep happening. We have the same issue here in Austin....interstate that's packed with 18 wheelers runs through the center of town....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Do we finally utilize a short passing game next season? - LouisianaLonghorn on 5/11/14 at 3:36 pm|
I don't believe that for a second. Why would we throw more to the FB and TE with an inexperienced QB? We need to just accept that fact that Miles doesn't want to use the TE as a weapon in our offense. It sucks, because it makes our offense that much more predictable and easy to defend, but it is ...