| O-T Lounge|| re: If you were in your early 30s with 1-2 kids in Houston, where would you live? - smoke4life on 7/29/14 at 4:12 pm|
[quote]are willing to spend whatever it takes for a pretty nice (but not crazy extravagant) 3-4 BR place[/quote]
1. West U-Southampton (900k-1.2mil)
2. Heights (750-950k)
3. Bellaire (650k-950k)
| Political Talk|| Obama locks out the press — again - smoke4life on 7/23/14 at 8:51 pm|
[quote]“We think these fundraisers ought to be open to at least some scrutiny, because the president’s participation in them is fundamentally public in nature,” said Christi Parsons, the new president of the White House Correspondents Association. “Denying access to him in that setting undermines th...
| Money Talk|| re: Shell announces large GOM discovery........ - smoke4life on 7/15/14 at 11:20 pm|
[quote]I thought only part of Nexen was purchased by CNOOC[/quote]
No it was a complete buyout. 15 billion and some change. I think it was the largest foreign transaction ever completed by a Chinese company. Deal took a long time to close, Had to jump through a ton of regulatory bodies in Canad...
| Money Talk|| re: Shell announces large GOM discovery........ - smoke4life on 7/15/14 at 11:17 pm|
[quote]Wasn't Nexen purchased by CNOOC? [/quote]
Yes, the deal closed a while ago. CNOOC allows Nexen to operate under the Nexen flag, the rules put in place on the US division by the Senate subcommittee were pretty wild: No communications between US employees and other divisions, Nexen had to d...
| Money Talk|| re: Best Guess When it's time to Pull out the Market? - smoke4life on 7/1/14 at 11:26 pm|
Use the cocktail party index:
When you are at a party/get together and average folks are talking about how great their 401k's, investment accounts, returns, can't miss stocks, etc are time start unwinding.
When the talk is opposite of the above, start moving in.
Simple yet effective....
| Political Talk|| re: The IRS Had a Contract With an Email Backup Company - smoke4life on 6/20/14 at 11:41 pm|
[quote] obviously if you were going to back up emails may as well do them all. That's the efficient thing to do. [/quote][img]http://i.imgur.com/pvF87bM.jpg[/img]
Based off the org chart I would imagine it would be quite important for a leader in a 90k employee organization to have records of ema...
| Political Talk|| re: Rand Paul's way-too-early path to the GOP nomination. - smoke4life on 6/3/14 at 11:30 am|
Would love to see Cruz get behind Paul early on. Keep Cruz in the Rep debates but with the pure intention of protecting Paul.
A Cruz endorsement in Texas would go a long way for Paul. Cruz is by far the most popular politician in Texas.
(According to a new Public Policy Polling poll, Cr...
| Political Talk|| re: Rand Paul to Iowa GOP: Presidential Bid is Serious - smoke4life on 5/15/14 at 10:21 pm|
[quote]The senator revealed that he is very seriously looking at running for president in 2016[/quote]
| Money Talk|| Houston Area O&G CPA - smoke4life on 5/13/14 at 8:51 am|
Anyone have any recommendations for an oil & gas CPA for a very small O&G company?
Do not have enough volume to keep someone on staff, but need someone to oversee my:
Tax Preparations/deductions, bookkeeping and managing distributions to investors for waterfall pay structure on O&G wells, an...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Houston OTers...ortho surgeons(knee) suggestions - smoke4life on 5/5/14 at 7:17 pm|
Texas Orthopedics Group
Great orthopedics group who have specialists for all different types of injuries. Do some homework on each doctor and try and make an appointment with one you feel comfortable with.
I was there for high school ankle issues from sports a...
| More Sports Board|| re: Rockets out score trailblazers overall in series 672-670 - smoke4life on 5/3/14 at 4:26 pm|
Average is skewed bc of number of games that went into OT...
| More Sports Board|| re: Lillard nothing but NET!!! - smoke4life on 5/3/14 at 3:03 am|
Clutch shot. Well done.
Tip my hat.
Good series Portland. Go win the whole thing...
| More Sports Board|| re: Peej who do you have tonight? Mavs/Spurs and Rockets/Blazers - smoke4life on 5/3/14 at 3:00 am|
| More Sports Board|| re: Peej who do you have tonight? Mavs/Spurs and Rockets/Blazers - smoke4life on 5/2/14 at 2:45 pm|
[quote]Rockets by 5. Howard is playing out of his mind right now....[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| re: 2014 NBA Playoffs: Houston (4) @ Portland (5) | Game 6 | 9:30 p.m. Fri. | ESPN - smoke4life on 4/30/14 at 6:00 pm|
Gus got some tickets through someone at his office.
I'm stuck flying back from Salt Lake City to Houston during the majority of the game. I think I can stream it from the planes Wifi, but I might get hosed and miss the game totally. Tell your bro hey and give em hell.
| More Sports Board|| re: 2014 NBA Playoffs: Houston (4) @ Portland (5) | Game 6 | 9:30 p.m. Fri. | ESPN - smoke4life on 4/30/14 at 5:41 pm|
Nice. If you are close enough, show up early and try to get in Mo Williams dome......
| Political Talk|| re: GQ Magazine Makes Foolish Tweet Regarding Sterling - smoke4life on 4/30/14 at 12:41 am|
I think he has been both an R and D. ...
| Political Talk|| re: GQ Magazine Makes Foolish Tweet Regarding Sterling - smoke4life on 4/30/14 at 12:14 am|
I read a clip from an article showing his democratic donations, but it was over 10 years ago:
"He spread a total of $4,000 among three Democrats, including former New Jersey Sen. Bill Bradley, Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy, and California Gov. Gray Davis. According to public records, ...
| Political Talk|| re: GQ Magazine Makes Foolish Tweet Regarding Sterling - smoke4life on 4/30/14 at 12:08 am|
He is a democrat, no? Why would he go to Fox?...
| Political Talk|| re: Well..it seems like Harry Reid the pederast has a "want" to have Bundy gone... - smoke4life on 4/29/14 at 12:31 pm|
I too would like to know what this implicates or shows?
| More Sports Board|| re: There is no tougher city to support than Houston - smoke4life on 4/28/14 at 12:05 am|
| More Sports Board|| re: Rockets game tonight - smoke4life on 4/23/14 at 8:52 pm|
[quote]My four were purchased[/quote]
Way to troll the board with tickets.
You never emailed anyone. Take your shite to the ticket board if you are trying to scalp. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Rockets game tonight - smoke4life on 4/23/14 at 2:58 pm|
What happened with MillerMan. He said he never got an email from you?...
| More Sports Board|| re: Rockets game tonight - smoke4life on 4/23/14 at 2:36 pm|
| More Sports Board|| re: Rockets game tonight - smoke4life on 4/23/14 at 1:25 pm|
| More Sports Board|| re: Rockets game tonight - smoke4life on 4/23/14 at 1:20 pm|
| More Sports Board|| re: Rockets game tonight - smoke4life on 4/23/14 at 12:53 pm|
Gus and I better be on the invite list if you land the 4......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anybody have 3 computer monitors? - smoke4life on 4/21/14 at 12:07 pm|
Geologists and geophysicists will often have three screens to have multiple seismic inlines and xlines open at once. Makes it easier to interpret a 3-D cube. ...
| Political Talk|| Obama tells Democrats: Defend my law - smoke4life on 4/17/14 at 6:56 pm|
[quote]President Barack Obama has laid out the blueprint he thinks his party should follow on Obamacare as the midterms approach: “forcefully defend and be proud” of the law — and then move on, hitting Republicans for Washington dysfunction and inaction on the economy.
The question now is whethe...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Where do you want to move to when you retire? - smoke4life on 4/7/14 at 9:53 am|
Texas Hill Country...