| O-T Lounge|| re: Panama City Beach "express court" money grab for SB offenders - TigerattheU on 3/9/14 at 12:07 pm|
[quote]And your guilty plea on your record?[/quote]
I just dusted mine off. "Spring Break Special Court Instructions." It says in part:
"You have been charged with an offense punishable by a maximum of sixty days in jail and/or a $500 fine. I[b]nstead of being arrested[/b], you have been given...
| More Sports Board|| re: Why is Billy Donovan so underrated as a coach? - TigerattheU on 3/9/14 at 11:36 am|
He's too young to be a venerated legendary coach and he's way too successful and established to be mentioned with up and comers like Smart. I think he gets plenty of respect though.
I'll give Gainesville another chance, but I liked Tallahassee a lot more....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Panama City Beach "express court" money grab for SB offenders - TigerattheU on 3/9/14 at 9:03 am|
[quote]Then, just one online course and $280 later (or $200 and eight hours community service)[/quote]
Regarding the cash grab: In Key West it was show up the next morning and pay a $200 fine OR immediate 8 hours community service. One guy plead guilty and picked community service and then ran away...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Don't you think its getting a little out of hand with the first pitches? - TigerattheU on 3/8/14 at 7:17 pm|
I'd give them a pass if some are kids. That was a huge memory for me. Warmed up with Jeremy Witten and right before I went out he said, "Don't worry about it, kid. There's only 6,000 people here."...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Need help with an ipad issue - TigerattheU on 3/8/14 at 8:59 am|
5.1.1 is the last iOS update for iPad 1. [link=(https://discussions.apple.com/message/24250856#24250856)]LINK[/link]
But that's different than just setting up a new email account on it, right Falcon?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Maylaysia Airlines loses contact with passenger jet - TigerattheU on 3/7/14 at 11:54 pm|
Looking like a sad ending to this. I've flown from Kuala Lumpur to China once before but on AirAsia....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Alleva backs beer sales - TigerattheU on 3/6/14 at 4:36 pm|
Hope this happens. It's a popular way to address flagging attendance that is also a source of additional revenue.
They sold beer in the student section at the Orange Bowl without issue, but that student section was a lot easier to monitor than LSU's would be....
| Tiger Rant|| re: If LSU had a home NIT game, would anybody come? - TigerattheU on 3/3/14 at 5:30 pm|
I'd definitely go. Would be nice to get an interesting matchup in the first round. Ball State was a fun atmosphere; this [link=(http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=162047&DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=5200)]article[/link] listed the attendance at 12,696. (for postseason I'm thinking that's actu...
| Tiger Rant|| re: ULL/LSU Final Score - TigerattheU on 3/1/14 at 12:37 pm|
[link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/48513858/Question-Related-to-LSU-ULL-Baseball-Game.aspx)]Here's[/link] the earlier thread. New rule to me too....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Fluker Farms just got mentioned on Al-Jeezera. - TigerattheU on 2/28/14 at 7:40 am|
Are you talking about Al-Jeezera English based in Qatar or the newer Al-Jeezera America? I haven't seen the U.S. version yet. I imagined it would hew pretty close to the established U.S. news channels. Or has it stuck with the style you prefer?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Government can now freeze assets you would use for defense at trial - TigerattheU on 2/27/14 at 7:04 pm|
Good [link=(http://www.scotusblog.com/2014/02/opinion-analysis-no-right-to-challenge-probable-cause-finding-underlying-asset-freeze-even-to-pay-your-lawyers/)]summary[/link] here. Unusual grouping in this opinion: 3 dissenters were Roberts, Breyer and Sotomayor. Worth noting that the subject line ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Seth Rogen opens up about Alzheimer's Awareness on CSPAN - TigerattheU on 2/27/14 at 12:30 am|
I watched the speech earlier; he did a good job. He represented the National Alzheimer's Association on a witness panel at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing. He has an Alzheimer's charity and personal experience through his mother-in-law. They were taking testimony and considering the ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Things you had wrong for a long time. - TigerattheU on 2/25/14 at 10:02 pm|
Shorter timespan, but I recommended my sweet "Morphie" iPhone case to about ten people over a few months, even showed them the website to order it, before I noticed it was "Mophie." I looked at it every single day under my home button. Made me wonder what important stuff I was looking at but not s...
| More Sports Board|| re: ACC football title game to remain in Charlotte through 2019 - TigerattheU on 2/25/14 at 9:50 pm|
The back-to-back games in 2012 were both part of the Chick-fil-A Kickoff with the weaker matchup as the first game. The ACC doesn't want to be the lead-in to the SEC's marquee event; they are trying to establish their own tradition. Plus, conference championships are a weekend showcase- there's co...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Former CNN correspondent Miles O'Brien has arm amputated after accident - TigerattheU on 2/25/14 at 6:52 pm|
[quote]O'Brien, 54, detailed the bizarre ordeal and its unfortunate aftermath in a blog post titled "Just A Flesh Wound" that was published on his personal website on Tuesday.[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| re: ACC football title game to remain in Charlotte through 2019 - TigerattheU on 2/24/14 at 12:46 pm|
I remember when Miami joined the ACC, they were going play Florida State twice a year and it was going to be awesome. Woops. Still haven't made the game....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Next up: The Shield Season - UPDATED (Spoilers) - TigerattheU on 2/23/14 at 11:29 am|
One of my favorites. The first season is certainly relevant but feels like the early days when looking back at the events that carried the series to its finale. You get more invested in the Strike Team running from their transgressions, and I think later seasons have more interesting obstacles....
| More Sports Board|| re: Jim Boehiem goes bonkers - TigerattheU on 2/22/14 at 8:12 pm|
Aside from the bullshites, it seemed like he said "that's not your call." Maybe it was unusual for the ref with that position to make that call over another ref. I don't know. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Will texting ever fade away? - TigerattheU on 2/22/14 at 12:59 pm|
That was an interesting article. SMS or instant message, I think sending written messages to one another on our mobile devices will be a preferred method of communication for a long time. An efficiency revolution would be cool, but it seems like it would still be considered texting....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Will racial slurs be hate crimes in the near future? - TigerattheU on 2/21/14 at 1:09 pm|
I didn't know offhand, but checked to see if Louisiana had a noose statute:
[quote]§40.5. Public display of a noose on property of another or public place; intent to intimidate
A. It shall be unlawful for any person, with the intent to intimidate any person or group of persons, to etch, paint,...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Accident I-12 West @ Essen - 2 lanes closed - TigerattheU on 2/21/14 at 10:42 am|
Looks updated now.
[quote]A crash on I-12 West at Essen Lane blocked two lanes of traffic Friday morning and caused heavy delays for drivers.
The left and center lanes were blocked for some time after a two-vehicle crash in which a truck ended up on its roof.
The roadway was cleared just befo...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: What does the FDB think about Pita Pit? - TigerattheU on 2/20/14 at 8:04 pm|
I really liked the Pita Pit at South Beach (I think it closed), so I was pumped when one opened in Baton Rouge. I like it better than Extreme Pita, but don't go as often as I thought. For late-night it's a good option. Usually get the caesar. They sell beer in there too....
| Tiger Rant|| re: what was the basketball crowd like these last couple home games? - TigerattheU on 2/20/14 at 12:42 pm|
A comparable matchup was the midweek game against Missouri, and that one had a lot more energy than last night. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: House of Cards S2 E13 Discussion Thread (Anchor) *SPOILERS* - TigerattheU on 2/19/14 at 1:06 am|
The season finished really strong. Halfway through I appreciated that the stakes were higher, but I wasn't having as much fun watching as the first season. But then the last three episodes were great.
Cashew and McPoyle to the rescue in 2015. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: House of Cards S2 E2 Discussion Thread (Anchor) *SPOILERS* - TigerattheU on 2/17/14 at 2:37 pm|
It was good to see Hammerschmidt come back mellower and way more likable.
The deal Sharp made for the Whip nomination was cold-blooded. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Your interest level in LSU women's sports? - TigerattheU on 2/17/14 at 12:46 pm|
The only women's basketball game I've been to in the PMAC was in 2003 when they lost to Tennessee in front of that record [link=(http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=163394&DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=5200)]crowd[/link].
I'm not eager to dislike women's sports; it just doesn't register very h...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: House of Cards S2 E1 Discussion Thread (Anchor) *SPOILERS* - TigerattheU on 2/15/14 at 1:14 pm|
I love this show, but was not hoping for less Zoe and more Raymond Tusk. The Underwood metro disguise was perfect, and the "Did you think I'd forgotten you" was the highlight for me....
| More Sports Board|| re: Darren Shaper suspected of 7 rapes; 11 druggings, in 4 states - TigerattheU on 2/14/14 at 5:12 pm|
Read a couple articles today and hadn't seen these details:
[quote]On the way to the after-party, however, Sharper told the women he wanted to stop at his hotel to "pick up something," according to the declaration. At the hotel, Sharper asked the women to accompany him to his suite, where he suppli...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Old Alex Box Songs (Not About Walk Up Songs) - TigerattheU on 2/12/14 at 2:57 pm|
Great list. Didn't they play "We Will Rock You" during pitching changes in the Gorilla Ball blowouts? Seem to remember that....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Got cut off in Arkansas after 4 beers - TigerattheU on 2/10/14 at 9:41 pm|
[link=(http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/offices/abc/Documents/serverBook.pdf)]Here's[/link] the Arkansas server's manual. There's a chart that says the BAC after the 4th beer for men is 0.08, and an Arkansas [link=(http://statutes.laws.com/arkansas/title-3/chapter-3/subchapter-2/3-3-209)]statute[/link] ...