| Tiger Rant|| re: Jared Foster Rejoins Football Team - purpngold on 7/15/14 at 2:33 pm|
Jared Foster, Desean Smith, Melvin Jones and Trey Quinn all played FB at SJ Welsh Middle in Lake Charles....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Cancun Airport to Hotel Zone transportation - purpngold on 6/26/14 at 12:08 am|
book in advance to avoid the hassle and more than likely being overcharged. also, do not be fooled by the large group of people who appear to be govt. officials just inside the exit towards shuttles/cabs. they are trying to sign you up for excursions, etc. Enjoy!...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Sports cards in Mandeville/Covington - purpngold on 6/18/14 at 11:58 am|
[quote]I thought there use to be one on Hwy 22 towards Madisonville. I don't know if it was still there. It was in a strip mall, right next to a subway and a sonic. [/quote]
Just drove there. Not there anymore. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Sports cards in Mandeville/Covington - purpngold on 6/18/14 at 11:51 am|
With my son for a ray guy punting camp in Covington. Where in Covington / Mandeville area can I find a sports card shop? If not a card shop, ideas on where to find a mini raiders helmet?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: $700k House in Texas BURNT UPDATE WITH LIVE LINK - purpngold on 6/13/14 at 12:15 pm|
1235 Overlook Ct
Whitney, TX 76692...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What motivated you to join the military? - purpngold on 5/26/14 at 9:45 pm|
My family couldn't afford to pay for college and I didn't know much about student loans. Apparently my parents made just enough to prevent me from qualifying for grants. Neither of my parents had gone to college and my Dad was a Navy veteran. I liked the idea of getting away and "seeing the world"...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Uber making plans to enter the New Orleans market - purpngold on 5/15/14 at 3:34 am|
[quote] In what way is this different from cabs and other car services and why should people be able to ignore established regulations to operate that type of business?[/quote]
No hassle, no cash exchanged, no faulty meters. No bs fees for extra passengers. Uber tracks through gps and derives fa...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Uber making plans to enter the New Orleans market - purpngold on 5/15/14 at 1:53 am|
I've used uber in both San Fran and in Los Angeles right now. When a driver rating drops below 4.6 (5 point scale) they can no longer drive for uber. The drivers rate their customers and can refuse to pick up riders with low scores. Cars are clean and have to be less than 7 years old. No cash is ...
| Tiger Rant|| TQuinn Dunk - purpngold on 5/7/14 at 9:00 am|
Sorry for video quality. Was recorded by one of his teammates and sent to me in a text message.
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT Dads: Kids Climbing in Bed in Middle of Night? - purpngold on 4/28/14 at 12:13 pm|
I'm a Dad of four kids who are now ages 16-21, one of whom used to do this for a period of time. There are so many things I miss about them being young. At the time, the lack of sleep was frustrating but looking back now, those are sweet memories.
Maybe a little reward if she wakes up in her ow...
| Money Talk|| re: What to do with half mill? - purpngold on 4/26/14 at 12:26 pm|
[quote]Why doesnt he do something like gift the max amount to each kid each year, I think it's $13k/year (double if kid is married). It's tax free and it's a way to transfer it to whoever he wants.[/quote]
If my wife and I are in a similar situation, this is probably what we'll do. I'd much rath...
| Money Talk|| re: What to do with half mill? - purpngold on 4/26/14 at 12:02 pm|
[quote]How much does he need the money? They need it to live on? Or he just trying to grow it for his heirs?[/quote]
This pot of money is strictly to be passed on to heirs. They have living expenses covered in their checking account. No recurring debt. They don't do much other than trips to do...
| Money Talk|| re: What to do with half mill? - purpngold on 4/26/14 at 11:24 am|
[quote] What to do with half mill?
They shouldn't overlook payable on death options.
They spent their entire life accumulating this asset, in my opinion, in addition to keeping it in a safe investment vehicle, they should also spend some of it and enjoy it.[/quote]
This chunk is in addition ...
| Money Talk|| re: What to do with half mill? - purpngold on 4/26/14 at 11:08 am|
Agree. Any advice on where to shop for best CD options?...
| Money Talk|| What to do with half mill? - purpngold on 4/26/14 at 10:51 am|
Father in law just called me complaining that he's only getting less than half a percent on his money in a credit union savings account. He and his wife are in their lower 80s. Six kids. Wants to know what else he could do with his money to gain more interest but with very little risk. Both are ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Real Estate industry summer job - purpngold on 4/21/14 at 9:59 am|
[quote]Purp, I think I responded to one of your threads about this in the past - your best bets are to get in touch with Cook, Moore & Associates in BR or CBRE in Nola if he's in LA; they're two of the better commercial firms around. Good luck[/quote]
You did and many thanks. He's met with Wesle...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Real Estate industry summer job - purpngold on 4/21/14 at 9:58 am|
[quote]What part of the state?
| O-T Lounge|| re: Real Estate industry summer job - purpngold on 4/21/14 at 9:18 am|
bump for morning crew...
| O-T Lounge|| Real Estate industry summer job - purpngold on 4/20/14 at 9:54 pm|
One of my sons is in the early stages of working towards becoming a real estate appraiser. Any ideas on where he could look for summer job opportunities in real estate/appraisal industries? Not qualified yet to work as an appraiser apprentice....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Nola is best LSU pitcher ever at this point - purpngold on 4/5/14 at 1:26 pm|
"Lloyd had the greatest single year of any LSU pitcher ever," said Bertman, who joins Peever in the 2011 LSU Athletic Hall of Fame induction class. "14-0 just isn't enough to describe how dominant he was."
Lloyd Peever's 1992 campaign was one of the best individual seasons ever in college basebal...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Nola is best LSU pitcher ever at this point - purpngold on 4/5/14 at 10:57 am|
Lloyd Peever says hi. [link=(http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=205265088)]LINK[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best military jobs? - purpngold on 4/4/14 at 4:07 pm|
[quote]I can give ya my email if you have any questions??[/quote]
Yes, interested in learning more. my email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best military jobs? - purpngold on 4/4/14 at 3:26 pm|
You all have been most helpful. From this [link=(http://usmilitary.about.com/od/airforce/l/blafscquick.htm)]LINK[/link], which would you choose given the descriptions in the OP?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best military jobs? - purpngold on 4/4/14 at 3:11 pm|
[quote]Most air force jobs can't be guaranteed...when they pick a job you are also assigned 2 or 3 other fields and in air force basic you are actually tested to see what job you get.[/quote]
is this recruiter talk or is it fact?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best military jobs? - purpngold on 4/4/14 at 1:27 pm|
[quote]Navy deployments are getting worse and worse. No more fun ports.[/quote]
I went on two WESTPAC cruises along with a few 3-6 week excursions up/down the West coast from Vancouver to Acapulco.
When it was bad, it was horrible, when it was good, it was great...if that makes sense.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best military jobs? - purpngold on 4/4/14 at 1:04 pm|
He's also very interested in robotics/automation. Yea, I suppose if he does join, it would be either AF or Navy....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best military jobs? - purpngold on 4/4/14 at 12:55 pm|
[quote]Tell him to join army or GO HOME![/quote]
Uh, no. With all due respect, I'm thinking either Air Force or Navy....
| O-T Lounge|| Best military jobs? - purpngold on 4/4/14 at 12:52 pm|
One of my sons (jr in h.s.) has recently expressed an interest in the military. Strengths are math/science. Enjoys working/fixing/piddling with electrical/electronic/mechanical things. Technologically proficient. Took the ACT recently and waiting for the score. If he applied himself, I'm expect...
| Tiger Rant|| re: If our hitting continues to suck should javi be let go mid season? - purpngold on 3/29/14 at 9:57 pm|
[quote]If our hitting continues to suck should javi be let go mid season?[/quote]
Honest question for those who have played at the collegiate level or at least at a high quality high school program...How much influence/importances does a "hitting coach" really carry? It seems to me that guys who...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: Collin Fountain - 2016 OG Barbe - purpngold on 3/27/14 at 12:09 pm|
You will NOT find a more high character young man....