| O-T Lounge|| re: Most Overrated Cities: US Edition - dewster on 1/25/15 at 12:17 pm|
[quote]Austin does not suck. [/quote]
I wouldn't say Austin sucks, but it was a disappointment. It was oversold IMO. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Most Overrated Cities: US Edition - dewster on 1/25/15 at 12:16 pm|
[quote]1. Memphis [/quote]
Memphis blows, but it isn't overrated. It is exactly what it appears to be. ...
| Political Talk|| re: 1,700 Private Jets Fly To Sweden To Discuss Global Warming - dewster on 1/24/15 at 11:23 pm|
[quote]Around 1,700 private flights are predicted over the course of the week, a five per cent rise on last year for the 2014 forum - a figure that will surprise many given that global warming is on the agenda and a private jet burns as much fuel in one hour as a car does in a year.[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Most Overrated Cities: US Edition - dewster on 1/24/15 at 10:51 pm|
New Orleans. Great place to spend a weekend, but it would be absolutely miserable living there. ...
| Political Talk|| re: U.S. Supreme Court sides with victim, not Diocese of Baton Rouge - dewster on 1/24/15 at 1:54 pm|
[quote]Huh? She was a minor....
Would the priest even know that? ...
| Political Talk|| re: U.S. Supreme Court sides with victim, not Diocese of Baton Rouge - dewster on 1/24/15 at 1:39 pm|
[quote]seal of confession[/quote]
I haven't read the thread, but I'm sure IB and the other usual suspects have completely ignored the importance of those vows to people of that religion while completely bashing the church. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Detroit man who murdered two white teens declares....... - dewster on 1/24/15 at 3:20 am|
The look on the police officer's face in the photo is completely appropriate.
It shows disgust, anger, and exhaustion with the dirt bag in court. ...
| Political Talk|| re: CO Baker Accused of Discrimination for Not Putting Anti Gay Msg on Cake - dewster on 1/23/15 at 8:05 am|
[quote]Meh. If some religious baker refuses to write some gay pride message on a cake, they're gonna get hammered.[/quote]
That's the difference between offering a product (cake) in a retail-like environment and offering a customized service (accounting, legal, or decorating a damn cake). ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Explain the hate for the PMAC, because I don't get it... - dewster on 1/23/15 at 1:50 am|
They should move the library out near the Diary building. Knock down some of that crap across from Choppin hall and build a nice building there that actually fits with campus. ...
| Political Talk|| re: DOJ To recommend no Civil Rights charges in Ferguson shooting - dewster on 1/22/15 at 7:01 am|
[quote]DOJ To recommend no Civil Rights charges in Ferguson shooting[/quote]
It was really the only logical action. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Explain the hate for the PMAC, because I don't get it... - dewster on 1/22/15 at 2:55 am|
Other than the exterior being hideous, I don't have much of a problem with it knowing what other schools have.
I would like to see it renovated and rebuilt to add suites and, ideally, an exterior more appropriate for the LSU campus. I love the location.
The river center would suffice for...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why do people rush to be first to board a plane? - dewster on 1/21/15 at 9:55 am|
It's for carry on space.
[quote]Well if you're flying SW and don't have assigned seats, it's a different ballgame[/quote]
Pay the $12 for the early bird boarding on SW. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: So it looks like the Air Asia pilots stalled the plane - dewster on 1/21/15 at 2:35 am|
The Air France crash was also an Airbus, correct? Didn't they climb rapidly and stall?
Didn't they recover one body with a life jacket? That kind of indicated that at least the passengers knew something was wrong. ...
| Political Talk|| re: CNN: Blacks feel threatened in white neighborhoods - dewster on 1/21/15 at 2:09 am|
[quote]But as for the citizens, I don't buy it. [/quote]
There are parts of Memphis were I would not spend time out of concern that I'd be targeted because of my race and perceived socioeconomic standing.
I'm in Istanbul now. As beautiful as it is, there are parts of town on the European s...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Baton Rouge vs. Montgomery, AL vs. Jackson, MS - dewster on 1/21/15 at 12:40 am|
Baton Rouge. No comparison. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Anti-gun loon tackles shopper legally carrying gun in Walmart - dewster on 1/21/15 at 12:38 am|
[quote]Almost as bad as when those cops shot the black guy in Wal Mart with a gun [/quote]
Unfortunately overshadowed by Ferguson......
| O-T Lounge|| re: So it looks like the Air Asia pilots stalled the plane - dewster on 1/21/15 at 12:34 am|
[quote]Instruments can freeze up, Air France flight caused that. [/quote]
I'm wondering if that is what happened...pilots lose instruments, which trigger various alarms, but since it is night time and over the ocean, they have lost orientation to the horizon....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Ponchos Mexican Buffet - dewster on 1/20/15 at 9:41 am|
In college, we'd fast for a day and then go to the one on Florida to load up.
The new one on Siegen was not the same setup. It was buffet style, and it sucked.....not that it was a culinary tour de force to begin with.
| Political Talk|| re: McCain Earns the Wrath of US Shipbuilding Industry - dewster on 1/20/15 at 5:23 am|
[quote]The measure is aimed at repealing the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, also called the Jones Act, which says "that all goods shipped between waterborne ports of the United States be carried by vessels built in the United States and owned and operated by Americans," The Daily Caller is reporting[/...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Airbus' Beluga: Giant of the skies set to get even larger - dewster on 1/19/15 at 6:57 pm|
[quote]Isn't delta in the process of converting over to all airbus from boeing planes?[/quote]
Not that I'm aware of. You'll probably see the 717s and MD-80s they use in places like Baton Rouge and New Orleans eventually replaced with the A310 or A320 at some point though.
The 777 is prett...