| O-T Lounge|| re: New FE Exam - tigeraddict on 3/9/14 at 2:56 pm|
Any changes to the PE format. Been studying for the upcoming fall test. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Mike Rowe; telling all kids they need college is bad advice - tigeraddict on 3/8/14 at 1:59 pm|
[quote]I have some friend who went the welding/plumbing/etc. route. They make comfortable money, and they don't stress about work at all after 5 or on the weekends. [/quote]
My younger sister and I went to college, while my little brother went to become a plumber/pipe fitter. With overtime he h...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Washington, DC with 9 yr old - tigeraddict on 3/4/14 at 3:22 pm|
I'm at DCA now waiting to fly back. Get something close to the metro. All day metro pass is $14/person. Worth the cost. We rented a 3br brown stone 2 blocks form a metro stop and we were happy
Also if u want a toor of WH and Capitol start settin it up now. Contact you r congressman a office.
| Political Talk|| re: Feminist becomes porn actress - tigeraddict on 2/25/14 at 11:57 am|
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT HVAC peeps...variable speed really worth it? - tigeraddict on 2/25/14 at 10:49 am|
[quote]I don't know about the AC stuff, But I heard the heat shield stuff can significantly reduce your cell phone coverage in your home. Our builder said he has received multiple complaints and does not install it anymore. Not sure if true though.[/quote]
I had horrible cell coverage, so i got a...
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT HVAC peeps...variable speed really worth it? - tigeraddict on 2/25/14 at 10:45 am|
Spend the extra money on better insulation and more energy efficient windows... best energy savings is when the unit does not run at all...
| Political Talk|| re: Answer to TOPS Funding: Lower Minimum ACT - tigeraddict on 2/24/14 at 1:24 pm|
[quote]Should be raised to at least 20.
should be increased to the 23-25 range, scaling depending on your High School GPA......
| Political Talk|| re: Can raising the minimum wage help lower the welfare numbers? - tigeraddict on 1/29/14 at 5:29 pm|
[quote]Why work for $7+/hr when you can make the same living off the government?
maybe $10/hr will change some of these people minds[/quote]
less jobs will be available at the higher rates, making it even harder for the welfare roll members to get a job...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Wienerschnitzel on Nicholson? - tigeraddict on 1/13/14 at 9:47 am|
Was on Highland, east of Chimes near where the burger king was.....
| Money Talk|| re: Recommend me a good divorce lawyer in Baton Rouge - tigeraddict on 1/13/14 at 8:29 am|
i used Tom Gibbs...
| O-T Lounge|| re: External water pipe leak repair in BR - tigeraddict on 1/10/14 at 10:28 am|
| Political Talk|| re: We've been in Afganistan longer than the Civil War, WW1, and WW2...combined - tigeraddict on 1/9/14 at 8:50 am|
[quote]We've been in Afganistan longer than the Civil War, WW1, and WW2...combined[/quote]
Still doesn't top our time in Japan or Germany.......
| O-T Lounge|| re: David Copperfield engage to 28 yo French Model (NSFW) - tigeraddict on 1/7/14 at 3:35 pm|
[quote]I thought he was gay.
thats his greatest illusion...
| Political Talk|| re: Californians Could Soon Vote on Breaking into Six States - tigeraddict on 1/7/14 at 1:34 pm|
[quote]Californians Could Soon Vote on Breaking into Six States[/quote]
wont happen... it would bog down into who gets stuck with the bloated pension funds....
| O-T Lounge|| re: EBR Schools To Start Two Hours Late Tuesday - tigeraddict on 1/6/14 at 1:53 pm|
just go ahead and cancel classes tomorrow...
How does that solve this problem?
how are kids to get to school if their parents still need to get to work? l
easier to find someone to watch kids all day then it is to find someone to watch the kids for a few ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: EBR Schools To Start Two Hours Late Tuesday - tigeraddict on 1/6/14 at 1:43 pm|
That is stupid....
how are kids to get to school if their parents still need to get to work? leave the kids a the house for 2 hrs to wait for a bus????
just go ahead and cancel classes tomorrow....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Man claims to have shot and killed Bigfoot in Texas; presser scheduled - tigeraddict on 1/3/14 at 12:31 pm|
so whats the penality these days for hunting and killing an endangered species?
Also, hunting without a BigFoot tag?
dude is screwed big time.......
| O-T Lounge|| re: New Home Owner - Wrapping Pipes for Winter - tigeraddict on 1/2/14 at 1:12 pm|
old rags and duct tape will work, but best if you get some Armoflex (black rubber like insulation) pipe insulation.
Insulating the pipe will only buy you time. best solution is to turn a faucet on in the most remote location from where the water comes into the house. moving water takes much lo...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Gridiron folks- is membership 1 year from when you join? - tigeraddict on 1/2/14 at 10:22 am|
Yes, Friday's before home games at Drusilla Seafood... ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Old Cow Palace for basketball - tigeraddict on 12/30/13 at 5:38 pm|
Went to a DU banquet there recently. Dirt floors. Heat didn't work. No a/c. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: I can't believe the prices of used cars these days - tigeraddict on 12/29/13 at 6:51 pm|
[quote]Cash for clunkers [/quote]
we destroyed a chunk of an American resource with a tangible monetary value in the name of environmentalism, but in truth it was to force people to buy more new cars to help the union automakers
will take another 5 years (give or take) before we replenish the ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Disney World for New Years - tigeraddict on 12/28/13 at 9:12 am|
We went the same year lsu played in the bowl game there. A number oft he parks actually closed their gates that week because they reached their fire Marshall occupancy limits. Most parks we hit half the rides.
Will never again go the week between Christmas and New Years. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Yay Christmas Bonus - tigeraddict on 12/24/13 at 9:12 am|
the bonus check is a one week snapshot of how much he makes... a $15,000 bonus check would appear to be one of 52 similar checks when computing tax rate, and that would equate to $780,000 a year in earingns
even a $10k bonus check would appear to be equal to a $520k year salary...
| Political Talk|| re: Yay Christmas Bonus - tigeraddict on 12/24/13 at 8:12 am|
[quote]so I don't understand how a bonus got taxed at a 50% rate. [/quote]
having it taxed at the highest rate, + 6.2% SS + 2.45% medicaid + state + 401k could come close to 50%. but that is not being "taxed" per say if some is going to 401k...
| Political Talk|| re: Yay Christmas Bonus - tigeraddict on 12/24/13 at 8:02 am|
[quote]The idea that they tax overtime at a steeper rate than normal tells one all they need to know about the way government feels about individuals who go the extra mile to impoverish their own financial situation.
each check is taxed as if that check what you will make every week. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Yay Christmas Bonus - tigeraddict on 12/24/13 at 7:12 am|
Come December I email my controller and change my withholdings to a set percentage for state and federal. That way when my bonus comes I don't see half of the check go away. Still after SS Medicaid 401k and state/federal my bonus check was over $3k less on the direct deposit. Could only imagine if I...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Light Bulbs illegal in 2014? What about reptiles? - tigeraddict on 12/22/13 at 7:46 am|
Yep and what about an easy bake oven that needs a 100w light bulb? Or that welding rod hot box that also needs a 100 w light bulb to keep the rods dry?
I remember reading a town in Minnesota or Wisconsin changed all their traffic light to LED lights to save energy. Only to have to send people an...
| Political Talk|| re: Breaking News - The House can't agree on anything - tigeraddict on 10/15/13 at 7:15 pm|
[quote]Apparently they do not and will not vote on any bill that raises the debt ceiling. They have decided the best option at this point is to "default".
or pay for our debt obligations and not pay for luxuries...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Contractor wants to get paid, I have the pissed - tigeraddict on 10/11/13 at 11:16 am|
[quote]What you're describing is perfectly normal retainage in commercial (only it's usually 5%)[/quote]
many projects are 10% retainage. state contracts are usually 10% up to a certain dollar amount then are 5%...
| Political Talk|| re: Those here who don't think the national debt is a big deal - I have a question.. - tigeraddict on 10/4/13 at 11:26 am|
[quote]hat would be almost everyone here
If you even hint at the idea of raising taxes, people here have a fricking conniption fit.[/quote]
taxes is not the solution to the debt. IF today they raised taxes to meed expenses (negating the effect of taxing killing GDP) you would have a balanced ...