| Money Talk|| re: Electrical Engineering - Rush2112 on 3/6/14 at 11:43 am|
I graduated from LSU in 2010 with a couple internships in oil/gas. That industry really didn't appeal to me as it was boring as hell and wound up in tech support for an engineering manufacturer in Asheville starting at $60k. Now I'm making $75k and spend most my time making training videos/tutoria...
| Money Talk|| re: Where to invest (Vanguard) - Rush2112 on 3/5/14 at 10:24 am|
[quote]wellington is a good balanced fund. believe it has higher loads though [/quote]
I tried to buy some shares of this (VWELX) a couple weeks ago, and it is closed to new investors. I got VWINX instead which is basically the same thing except 40/60 stocks/bonds instead of 60/40....
| Money Talk|| re: Paying off a credit card too soon? - Rush2112 on 2/26/14 at 10:49 am|
My personal experience in a similar situation.. My credit score was sitting still at slightly above average for a couple of years. I got an AMEX rewards card that was 0% for a year, so I put everything on it and payed only the $35 monthly min. payment. My credit score increased dramatically throug...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Soldier flagrantly avoids flag salute, sets off online outrage - Rush2112 on 2/26/14 at 10:40 am|
[quote]We do live in a free country.[/quote]
I don't have a strong opinion on this but you can't use the "it's a free country" excuse when you are in the service. Different rules apply when you are not a civilian....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Nancy Grace / George Zimmerman / GUNS! - This has it all... - Rush2112 on 2/25/14 at 10:25 am|
[quote]Not really. I didn't click the link and I'm not paying attn to her. I can do that and simultaneously dislike her. Nice try tho.[/quote]
I wasn't replying to you...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Nancy Grace / George Zimmerman / GUNS! - This has it all... - Rush2112 on 2/25/14 at 9:58 am|
[quote]If you didn't hate her before, watch this and you will. [/quote]
I love the irony here. You are giving her exactly what she wants. Exposure. It's her job to rile up people like you and gain attention, and she's doing it right....
| Olympics Board|| re: Will we ever see an Olympic boycott again? - Rush2112 on 2/24/14 at 8:13 am|
[quote]Would North Korea boycott the games in South Korea....or would they send a team and then fake a bunch of news stories about them sweeping ALL of the competitions? [/quote]
| Olympics Board|| Elana Meyers - Rush2112 on 2/19/14 at 7:48 pm|
| Olympics Board|| re: Ski Jumping was better back in the 1980s - Rush2112 on 2/19/14 at 11:55 am|
[quote]There wasn't anything really inherently different other than heavy winds, right? Holy crap.[/quote]
Form was different. It was this event that helped give birth to the V-style which drastically improves consistency with stability.
| Olympics Board|| re: If you had to pick…which event would you do? - Rush2112 on 2/19/14 at 11:50 am|
With the way those races go, I feel like I would have decent odds if I just kept pace at #6 and waited for the others to crash and jump ahead by default. And it looks fun as hell.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Russians Missing - Rush2112 on 2/19/14 at 11:12 am|
[quote]They have all gone missing and the wives have a very large life insurance policy on them...[/quote]
Where are you getting this shit? Is it supposed to be a joke? The link is nothing more than a recap of the game....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Women who do all the driving in the relationship: Open for Discussion - Rush2112 on 2/18/14 at 11:11 am|
[quote] On the one hand the guy may be a Beta.[/quote]
[quote]I admittedly do most of the driving in my relationship it is not symbolic of who is in charge, it is because my wife wants the luxury of being driven everywhere.[/quote]
I'm sorry, is this NOT Beta? :lol:
In all seriousness, who...
| O-T Lounge|| re: I need some electrician help - Rush2112 on 2/18/14 at 10:38 am|
[quote]the circuit doesn't care if it's AC or DC.[/quote]
Say what?? The bulb certainly cares. Apply a household battery, or even a care battery to a standard bulb ain't gonna do the trick....
| O-T Lounge|| re: I need some electrician help - Rush2112 on 2/18/14 at 10:26 am|
[quote]Can I use some sort of battery to test?[/quote]
Unfortunately no, batteries are DC only while your light fixture requires 120V AC.[quote]I am going to rewire a light fixture and need to know what I can do to test it without hooking it back up to the wall.[/quote]
You need to apply 120V ...
| Olympics Board|| re: Lolo - Rush2112 on 2/17/14 at 11:50 am|
[quote]I hate cheering against America, but I can't cheer for Lolo.[/quote]
Can you elaborate on this? Is it because she went to LSU?
I was trying to research why she seems to be hated and this is what I found on her Wiki page under Criticism:
[quote] stated that "This [media attention pai...
| Olympics Board|| re: NBC just went to a whole new level of crap - Rush2112 on 2/16/14 at 8:55 pm|
That was awful. Dude is celebrating his medal and NBC walks up and interviews him about his deceased brother. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: 28 hour day - Rush2112 on 2/10/14 at 7:17 am|
| O-T Lounge|| re: List of boyfriend rules by two elementary school girls - Rush2112 on 2/7/14 at 7:32 am|
[quote]21) respect different religens [/quote]
This is odd for a 6 or 9 year old to even think about....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Tigerland cat calling leads to 4th offense DWI arrest - Rush2112 on 1/29/14 at 9:45 pm|
St. George represent :nana:
| O-T Lounge|| re: Google autocomplete term by state for "Why is ____ so...?" - Rush2112 on 1/27/14 at 1:43 pm|
[quote]Why does Ohio think they are so important?????[/quote]
Presidential primary polls, Ohio is the first to come out. Or something......
| O-T Lounge|| re: ASU fraternity expelled #MLKday #SorryForPartying - Rush2112 on 1/24/14 at 7:51 am|
From the article:
[quote]The controversy surround the party has prompted a new debate over whether the behavior was racist [b]or[/b] an exercise of free speech. [/quote]
Since when can it not be both?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Ways to thwart off a cold - Rush2112 on 1/23/14 at 8:48 am|
[quote]People will kill me for this, but taking a bunch of vitamin C isn't going to make you cold to away, which is basically all airborne is[/quote]
Yep, Airborne is supposed to be taken at the very first sign of a cold, or when everyone around you has a cold. If you already have all the sympto...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Ways to thwart off a cold - Rush2112 on 1/23/14 at 8:27 am|
Just went through this. Avoid fried foods and cheese (creates more mucus) and focus on chicken, turkey, fish, fruits, and vegetables. Drink a shitload of water and some hot tea and sleep for an hour or two more than you usually would....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Judge reopens 70 year old case where 14 year old boy was executed - Rush2112 on 1/22/14 at 1:50 pm|
[quote]More race baiting propaganda just in time for February. control the masses[/quote]
Did you read the story? Not every story involving whites and blacks is race baiting believe it or not....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Judge reopens 70 year old case where 14 year old boy was executed - Rush2112 on 1/22/14 at 1:43 pm|
I remember reading about this a while back. Something about the person who actually committed the crime had a family member high up on the political ladder. They framed this black child, who was actually helping search for the bodies, and forced a confession out of him, then hurried the execution ...
| Political Talk|| re: Student protesters win, Catholic school will NOT fire married gay teacher - Rush2112 on 1/13/14 at 12:52 pm|
[quote]If his dick wasn't the only thing he posts about[/quote]
One of the dumbest things I've ever read :casty:...
| Political Talk|| re: Student protesters win, Catholic school will NOT fire married gay teacher - Rush2112 on 1/13/14 at 12:43 pm|
[quote]No because the truth does not change. Ever, no matter how much you wish it to. A disordered lifestyle is still disordered and will continue to be disordered. [/quote]
It's pretty obvious the younger generation is more accepting of gays. So yes, it is changing. The only group that is resi...
| SEC Rant|| re: If Ala/Aub played each other 10 times on a neutral field...... - Rush2112 on 12/2/13 at 8:31 am|
Follow up question:
If Auburn and Alabama had to play on a predetermined field in one game, and it counted, what would Alabama's record be?...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Russell Wilson predicts a 24-21 Seahawks Win on MNF - Rush2112 on 11/27/13 at 8:49 am|
I hope this prediction makes its way over to every players locker in the Saints facility. [/quote]
I think this is the motivation we needed to get up for this game.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best multi-use electric saw? - Rush2112 on 11/26/13 at 1:44 pm|
What type of intricate designs/cutouts are we talking about?
If you need to cut a large quantity of boards and need to get a consistent length every time (as for a deck), then a miter saw is the way to go. But this won't get you any kind of detail.
The most universal would probably be a table...