| O-T Lounge|| re: This guy mapped all the dialects in the United States (tldr alert) - rhodester on 5/12/13 at 10:51 am|
[quote]Covington/Mandeville has it's own accent and it is not even close to being classic southern.[/quote]
This. Born and raised on the northshore and I don't have any trace of hick, yat, or yanky in my speech....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Teacher who threw hammer at student summoned - rhodester on 5/11/13 at 4:14 pm|
[quote]I would, yes. Especially if I knew my kid was being a brat.
Of course, my (hypothetical) child would be too embarrassed to tell me he got a hammer thrown at his head for being a smart ass. [/quote]
This is the correct answer.
I had a teacher throw a textbook at me once and kick me i...
| O-T Lounge|| re: 2 teens arrested in connection with St. Paul's vandalism - rhodester on 5/10/13 at 5:24 pm|
Im sure we know a lot of the same ppl...
| O-T Lounge|| re: 2 teens arrested in connection with St. Paul's vandalism - rhodester on 5/10/13 at 2:14 pm|
[quote]Mandeville High is almost as bad[/quote]
Not when I was there. We didn't care about any other schools, my graduating class had the least amount of school spirit probably in the history of the school. At pep rally's you could hear crickets when they called on the class of 05'....
| O-T Lounge|| re: 13-year old kills mother after failed rape attempt - rhodester on 5/4/13 at 7:34 am|
[quote]I was armed with guns a whole lot bigger than a .22 at 13[/quote]
+1 I guess not all 13-yr-olds are created equal...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Amazing RC Helicopter Skills - rhodester on 5/4/13 at 7:06 am|
Go home helicopter, you're drunk......
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT Idiot of the Week - Which one of you this be? - rhodester on 5/1/13 at 5:36 pm|
Good thing those mattresses were there. That could have been bad......
| O-T Lounge|| re: LSU Reveille named Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper in the Nation - rhodester on 5/1/13 at 11:33 am|
[quote]May I at least ask what everyone hates about TDR? Would like to see some semblance of a complete thought besides, "THEY SUCK BOO"[/quote]
When I was there it was wholly comprised of AP stories I had already heard and terrible opinion pieces about things no one cared about. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: LSU Reveille named Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper in the Nation - rhodester on 5/1/13 at 11:22 am|
If true I feel sorry for all college students reading work that's worse than the Reveille's. I thought I had it bad......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Meet the 2014 Toyota 4Runner - rhodester on 4/29/13 at 4:19 pm|
the front end reminds me of this face...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Vandalism @ St Paul's (Covington) last night - rhodester on 4/27/13 at 3:05 pm|
[quote]st.pauls alums are freaking out ab this
if someone would vandalize my high school i wouldn't care[/quote]
| Political Talk|| re: New Energy Technology with Huge Political Implications...... - rhodester on 4/27/13 at 2:23 pm|
It's certainly a promising technology but I don't understand how creating a reaction hotter than the center of the sun could possibly be considered safe no matter how much concrete it's encased in. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Entry Level Salary Question - rhodester on 4/19/13 at 6:20 pm|
[quote]That kind of sucks. I'm gonna make $32/hour just at my internship this summer[/quote]
Where (or at the very least, what industry)?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Tankless gas water heater ? - rhodester on 4/17/13 at 12:52 pm|
[quote]Stay away from Rheem. Have had the board go out twice. The fact that the a-hole plumber installed it incorrectly and didn't put a drain line coming from the unit probably did not help.[/quote]
They've fixed the issues with the motherboards. Also, not having a relief line or pan drain woul...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anybody ever been to North Korea - rhodester on 4/11/13 at 3:03 pm|
If you have netflix, search for "crossing the line" its a documentary on an American PFC who defected to North Korea through the DMZ during the Korean War. It was filmed ~10 yrs ago. It was really fascinating to see.
| Outdoor Board|| re: Mowers can be dangerous - rhodester on 4/11/13 at 1:04 pm|
One of my wife's family members was killed in one of the freakiest accidents I've ever heard of. He was a locomotive engineer and was riding in the engine passing through a rural area when he was struck in the temple by a railroad spike that was thrown by a lawnmower as he passed by. Killed him inst...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone know why WRNO (99.5 FM) is silent? - rhodester on 4/11/13 at 10:48 am|
| O-T Lounge|| Anyone know why WRNO (99.5 FM) is silent? - rhodester on 4/11/13 at 10:46 am|
On a related note, is Garland the worst radio host in the city?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: replacing toilets - rhodester on 4/10/13 at 4:57 pm|
[quote]Here is what you need, a $4,300 toilet.[/quote]
[link=(http://www.amazon.com/KOHLER-K-3900-0-Comfort-One-Piece-Elongated/dp/B005E3NO3S)]How about a $5000 Toilet...[/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| re: So I left my wife's vehicle running all night *doghouse *imminent death looming* - rhodester on 4/8/13 at 7:56 am|
Why are you so scared of your wife?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone get so drunk that they forget... - rhodester on 4/7/13 at 9:27 pm|
I believe its called blacking out and it unfortunately runs in my family...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is Shell moving NOLA offices to Covington? - rhodester on 4/2/13 at 10:45 am|
[quote]Have also heard the Shell rumor for a while but I am skeptical. Heard they were going to build a complex over by Sams and the movie theater.[/quote]
I heard this same rumor but apparently Shell's pretty tied to "one shell" and the city of New Orleans for a while longer. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is Shell moving NOLA offices to Covington? - rhodester on 4/2/13 at 6:52 am|
I heard the same rumor a while back and started asking around. Long story short, it looks like its just a rumor. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: "Flushable Wipes" are NOT toilet safe - rhodester on 4/1/13 at 8:31 pm|
Take a shower each time or get a bidet...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Power out in mandeville - rhodester on 3/31/13 at 6:57 pm|
We still have power off of 1088. I love Heritage Heights BTW, Huge lots and no crazy covenants....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Power out in mandeville - rhodester on 3/31/13 at 6:54 pm|
Dove Park or Little Creek?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Crescent City Classic thread - rhodester on 3/29/13 at 8:37 pm|
Serious question. Is 7am too late to get to the park and catch a bus to the start?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best Dress Shirt - rhodester on 3/27/13 at 1:47 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: How would the OT react? Gay friend - rhodester on 3/27/13 at 8:54 am|
You shouldn't do anything. That being said, don't be surprised if he starts to change a lot (dress, speech, etc.) it just happens....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anybody ever gotten into a skirmish with Riverside Towing?? - rhodester on 3/26/13 at 3:02 pm|
They used to use one truck like this [img]http://mojaveart.com/samples/technical%20illustrations/images/TowTruck.jpg[/img]
to pull the car away from the illegal parking spot really quickly and just drop it off to a nearby parking lot (in my case circle K on Brightside) where two or more flat beds...