| Movie/TV Board|| re: True Detective: Filming Locations - ScottieP on 3/9/14 at 8:03 pm|
Rust's storage shed was on St Bernard Hwy right next to Ben's Pizza....
| Tiger Rant|| re: My buddy had a good question about CLM... - ScottieP on 2/25/14 at 11:32 pm|
Big10 football = SEC basketball = Steaming pile of dog shit
| Outdoor Board|| re: Someone Educate Me About Diversions - ScottieP on 2/25/14 at 10:21 am|
[quote]I never knew that bit about the roots growing deeper and stronger. [/quote]
This is Caernarvon's issue. People who say it has failed at building land are dead wrong. It built a lot of land pre Katrina. Problem is it was not deep rooted an strong. Katrina literally rolled up the marsh l...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Someone Educate Me About Diversions - ScottieP on 2/25/14 at 9:48 am|
[quote]Look at the wax lake outlet as a model for diversions working.[/quote]
Wax Lake is always open. You can't shut it off. It flows from as little as 20,000cfs to 300,000cfs during floods. Yes it is working, it is building land. Land that is not washed away when a hurricane comes. It also...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Someone Educate Me About Diversions - ScottieP on 2/25/14 at 9:19 am|
[quote] listened to a talk Kerry St. Pe did on costal.erosion. He said there is 80% less sediment in the water column today as there sas in the early1900s. Mostly due to the 80 water control structures on the MS River.[/quote]
There is far less sediment making it down the river then in the early ...
| Money Talk|| re: US Air Force begins transitioning BlackBerry devices to iPhones - ScottieP on 2/25/14 at 9:11 am|
I work for Dept of Interior. We switched over from Blackberry to iPhone about a year ago when we switched email systems. Apparently Blackberry could not handle security of our new email system which is Google based. Not 100% sure but that is what I was told....
| Outdoor Board|| re: Someone Educate Me About Diversions - ScottieP on 2/24/14 at 10:09 pm|
[quote]So, if the Caernarvon diversion is open, is it useless to try for specks in Delacroix? Will it drop the salinity level enough to chase them out? How widespread is it's effect? How far from the diversion do you have to get? Is there a site or a way to know if it's open before going out the...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Someone Educate Me About Diversions - ScottieP on 2/24/14 at 12:07 am|
[quote]Do the sediment diversions muddy up the water as much as the fresh water? or is it the other way around?[/quote]
Both Caernarvon and Davis Pond are both freshwater diversions. Yes both do carry nutrient rich sediment, but they were designed to maintain salinity levels at key areas in the ...
| Money Talk|| re: Is contributing to your schools athletic fund considered a charitable donation? - ScottieP on 2/17/14 at 8:43 pm|
[quote]You make payments to TAF for baseball? I thought all baseball was under the Athletic Dept, but could be mistaken. I knew TAF built the suites so maybe they do have some regular season tickets[/quote]
Baseball ticket donations are to LSU Tradition Fund for non suites, not TAF. 80% tax ded...
| Tiger Rant|| re: We're gonna lose this game, but I'm proud of the effort.... - ScottieP on 2/15/14 at 6:15 pm|
Losers talk about effort. Winners go home and frick the prom queen. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Great things about St.Bernard Parish - ScottieP on 2/13/14 at 11:58 pm|
[quote]Long live Wallyball Every Tuesday night when in was in high school... CHS'94 Here. [/quote]
Yep spent a lot of summer nights in that place. We always did CYO/summer league volleyball at Prince of Peace. Seems like we always made our way over there after.
I went to high school in t...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Most of you clowns have unreasonable expectations for Basketball team - ScottieP on 2/13/14 at 12:18 pm|
[quote]Definitely improved from last year. [/quote]
Look about the same to me and record backs it up.
2012-13... record 19-12 overall, 9-9 in SEC, 4-8 on road, beat 1 ranked team..#17 Mizzou
2013-14... so far 15-9 overall, 6-5 in SEC, 2-5 on road, beat 1 ranked team..#11 Kentucky
| O-T Lounge|| re: Great things about St.Bernard Parish - ScottieP on 2/13/14 at 11:35 am|
[quote]Went to school with 'Rocco'. Troy.
We should have a BR get together of us all ex-pats[/quote]
Saw Troy last week at the Bash. Talked for a good while.
Troy has a sign in his Drusilla store. Its has LOC in Greek letters...Loyal Order of Chalmations. We could use his place to mee...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Great things about St.Bernard Parish - ScottieP on 2/13/14 at 11:27 am|
[quote]Used to get our cold cuts from the "Chateau" on judge Perez in Arabi. And get my tires fixed by Joey at the Texaco station.[/quote]
Favalora's Arabi Park Food Store on Mehle was great for cold cuts. They also had the best breaded veal cutlet poboy.
Have yet to find one in BR to match. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why doesn't BR use Eastbank/Westbank like we do in NO? - ScottieP on 2/13/14 at 11:11 am|
[quote]Why doesn't BR use Eastbank/Westbank like we do in NO?
Because we're better than New Orleans.[/quote]
No, Baton Rouge just uses "Old Bridge" and "New Bridge" even though the "New" bridge opened 50 freaking years ago....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why doesn't BR use Eastbank/Westbank like we do in NO? - ScottieP on 2/13/14 at 9:37 am|
[quote]The key word is BANK. The west BANK of every river is on the west side of the river. Some rivers make curves and stuff. Crazy! So follow me, if you are standing upstream of a river that flows from north to south the west bank is ALWAYS on your right. They should have just made the rivers a st...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Great things about St.Bernard Parish - ScottieP on 2/13/14 at 9:16 am|
[quote]I'm not down the road. Unless around CHS area is down the road to you guys.
Did marry a down the roader though. [/quote]
Being an Arabi guy anything past Murphy was "down the road" for me.
With that said I married a down the roader also....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Great things about St.Bernard Parish - ScottieP on 2/13/14 at 9:06 am|
Weird that only you Arabi and Buccaneer Villa North guys up in here though.
You know why? Because frick down the road, that's why.
I kid, I kid. [/quote]
Upper St Bernard...Arabi... The Garden District!! :bow:...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Would a new basketball recruiting strategy help? - ScottieP on 2/13/14 at 9:00 am|
[quote]If I'm reading this correctly, essentially what you're saying is that LSU should start recruiting guys who are well coached coming out of HS because this staff has show no ability to coach them once they get to college. If that's where we're at, heaven help this program[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Great things about St.Bernard Parish - ScottieP on 2/12/14 at 11:25 pm|
[quote]Racquetball South [/quote]
Dude just threw out Racquetball South. Long live Wallyball.
Now its a freaking trash companies offices. (STD).
| O-T Lounge|| re: Great things about St.Bernard Parish - ScottieP on 2/11/14 at 10:22 pm|
[quote]Yeah, it's come a long way from the old Versailles on the corner is STB Hwy and Paris Rd with the jail and plant in the outfield[/quote]
Don't you dare dog cuse the original Versailles park. Besides the tennis courts at Vista, Versailles was the easiest place to hit homers, with the orang...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Construction on Starring Lane: slowest in history of the world? - ScottieP on 2/10/14 at 12:08 pm|
O'neal lane has taken far longer than Staring
and the fricking Woodlake bridge.[/quote]
City Parish needs to do something on both of these projects. Oneal was supposed to be a 2 year project that is now 4 and Woodlake Bridge was supposed to be closed for 6 months now it is ap...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Does anyone have any insight into the new LSU Coastal Engineering Master's - ScottieP on 1/31/14 at 4:18 pm|
When I was doing my undergrad in CE at LSU I knew I wanted to do water resources. I scheduled all my electives with the water background in mind. In doing so I only needed to take 1 extra class to get an Environmental Minor. When I got out I basically had 3 potental employers tell me they didn't ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Pipes frozen..... Now what? - ScottieP on 1/30/14 at 1:30 pm|
My old man is a plumber so I'll give a little advice. Be care heating copper pipes. Sure it is possible to thaw the lines and get things going again but watch putting excessive heat on joints and fittings. Also heating the pipes quickly can cause the ice to move and crack the solder joint. This ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Building a new house - ScottieP on 1/28/14 at 7:21 pm|
When we subbed out our build we bought all of the hardware online. Cabinet hinges and knobs, door locks, door stops(both on hinges and on baseboards). We also bought all of our bathroom stuff (toilet paper holder to towel bars and rings). Saved a good bit over local folks.
1)The biggest proble...
| Money Talk|| re: House Construction Agreement and Deposit - ScottieP on 1/27/14 at 3:22 pm|
Never I repeat NEVER give any contractor or sub contractor money before the job is done. There are enough quality builders and subs out there that you can find someone else. You're just asking to get burned. Even if he is honest and does the work it sounds like a situation where you are getting s...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Chinea used the old bat in first baseball scrimmage - ScottieP on 1/25/14 at 9:28 pm|
414ft in these temps. That ball would have gone 500ft in May.
On another note it was a scrimmage...so who served it up??...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Katrina Survivors: are you traumatized? - ScottieP on 1/23/14 at 10:29 am|
[quote]Traumatized? This is the most ridiculous shite ever.[/quote]
Alot of people were traumatized. Especially the elderly and young kids. I know alot of perfectly healthy people in their late 70's and early 80's that didnt make a year before they died. Sure old people die, but alot who lost e...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Katrina Survivors: are you traumatized? - ScottieP on 1/23/14 at 9:54 am|
[quote]People seem to forget what Rita did to the other side of the state shortly after Katrina...The cities and towns affected were not New Orleans and the people there began to clean and fix up their own property and not wait for any handouts.... But no one talks about right? I personally had to r...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Katrina Survivors: are you traumatized? - ScottieP on 1/23/14 at 9:36 am|
I was living in BR when Katrina hit. But all of my family, extended family and the magority of my friends lived in St Bernard. Thank god no one lost their lives, but everyone lost everything.
My parents house in Arabi was lifted off its foundation by the water and came to rest in the driveway...