| O-T Lounge|| re: OT mountain climbers/hikers, anyong done Mt. elbert, Whitney, or Ranier ? - npersa1 on 4/9/13 at 7:28 pm|
I'm actually starting a PCT thru hike (ab 6 months and 2,663 miles) on the 21st, and we're going to side hike Whitney for sure. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Real World 28: Portland | Season Long Thread - npersa1 on 3/27/13 at 8:04 pm|
That challenge line up looks legit -- They needed some vets, and throwing CT and Johnny in there is key on the guys side.
As for the clothing designer, who was it that started like a charity or something a few years back and then partnered with some bros to sell watches? That wasn't really so mu...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Fbd- delaware edition - npersa1 on 3/27/13 at 4:19 pm|
[quote]Wife and I watched the 2nd LSU-Long Beach State Game in the 1993 CWS in McGlynn's. It required some lobbying on my part to get them to turn one of the TV's to that game. By the end of the game, all of the TV's were on it and the place erupted when LSU won it in the bottom of the 9th.
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Real World 28: Portland | Season Long Thread - npersa1 on 3/27/13 at 4:18 pm|
[quote]I can't stand that guy. [/quote]
Yeah, I was really pissed that he won the last challenge. Ashley, Sam and Zach weren't bad, but was enough to make me pull against that whole team San Diego.
I haven't seen anything online about the next challenge season though? I think they usually fil...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Real World 28: Portland | Season Long Thread - npersa1 on 3/27/13 at 3:46 pm|
[quote]And it's been terrible. [/quote]
Dear god, I just KNOW they're gonna make Frank a cornerstone of future challenges, and that drives me nuts. He's the worst....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Real World 28: Portland | Season Long Thread - npersa1 on 3/27/13 at 3:46 pm|
[quote]Free rent, booze, food, and live with slutty bitches in a beautiful touristy city for 3 months? I guessss id want to do that....
It's a deal I'd fight for now, haha. The challenge is more work, mentally challenging and you can lose and leave early without money. RW would be just ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Garden and Gun - Red Stick Revival - npersa1 on 3/27/13 at 3:44 pm|
[quote]I could see where someone could be a little turned off about some of the advertising coming off a little snooty, but the writing is generally pretty awesome about great southern things.
They actually have a lot of great writers and features.
I've been subscribed for the two y...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Fbd- delaware edition - npersa1 on 3/27/13 at 3:42 pm|
[quote]It's a cool little state [/quote]
I enjoyed my summer in DE, and we've got a little pipeline of LSU journalism grads going up to the News Journal, which is pretty cool.
I just remember in Newark going to Kate's one day when LSU was playing Texas in the CWS, and the bartender said she ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Real World 28: Portland | Season Long Thread - npersa1 on 3/27/13 at 3:06 pm|
And here's a list of the seasons:
[link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_The_Real_World_seasons)]List of The Real World seasons via Wikipedia[/link]
Personally, I think they need to go back to Colorado or Washington now and put a big pot smoker in the cast with some religious cast member ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Real World 28: Portland | Season Long Thread - npersa1 on 3/27/13 at 2:50 pm|
[quote]The only reason I ever get excited for New Real World seasons, I know the Challenge will be next.
I like the Challenges more, but I'd rather go on the Real World. I just turn 26 though, so I think my window of opportunity has closed :lol:
I'll be tuning into this tonight for ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Fbd- delaware edition - npersa1 on 3/27/13 at 2:40 pm|
[quote]The Deer Park Tavern
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
McGlynn's Pub & Restaurant[/quote]
I interned in DE one summer and eat at the first three of these. Klondike Kates was my normal place. I didn't have a TV in my apartment that summer, so I'd go sit there and drink at ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's the Story Behind the LSU Lakes? - npersa1 on 3/26/13 at 4:22 pm|
[quote]That's Huey, man. He manipulated the system. When he wanted to build Tiger Stadium, it wasn't in the budget. However, he could build a men's dormitory. So what does he do? Builds a men's dormitory shaped like a football stadium[/quote]
Here's some more on that in case anyone is interested:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's the Story Behind the LSU Lakes? - npersa1 on 3/26/13 at 4:06 pm|
[quote]I always heard that the landowner, a rich alumnus and/or donor of the school, had the land blasted to make lakes because Southern University was beginning to encroach upon the campus of LSU.
This came up a few years back while I was still an LSU student working for the Reveille,...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Can't miss things to do in DC? - npersa1 on 3/22/13 at 11:25 am|
[quote]Hope you're not coming anytime soon because of the awfulness that shall be named cherry blossom festival
I'm in DC (Rockville really) April 4-10, and the girlfriend is talking about going to this... why do you describe it as "Awfulness?" What am I getting into here, :lol:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Can't miss things to do in DC? - npersa1 on 3/22/13 at 11:22 am|
[quote]Baltimore thread reminded me..I'll be in DC for two nights, followed by West Virginia for 3 nights the week after next. What must I absolutely see or eat in the 2 days in DC?
When I was interni...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Michael's Mens Club- Lafayette - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 4:31 pm|
Also, if you're looking for the municipalities' boundaries, I think Lafayette Consolidated Government's interactive map is updated:
| O-T Lounge|| re: Michael's Mens Club- Lafayette - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 4:29 pm|
[quote]google has broussard address
4000 U.S. 90, Broussard, LA 70518 [/quote]
Oh shit, you're talking about Michael's. My bad. Lipstick is in an unincorporated area right outside the City of Lafayette off Johnston, right? ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Michael's Mens Club- Lafayette - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 4:19 pm|
[quote] Technically, it's in Broussard. [/quote]
I may be mistaken, but I think it's in an unincorporated area of Lafayette Parish and not inside the incorporated limits of either Broussard or Lafayette. Anyone know better than me? I'm not sure offhand where the Broussard line starts?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Michael's Mens Club- Lafayette - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 4:07 pm|
[quote]The parking lot is always full of cars from the junk yard behind it too
Yeah my girlfriend and I drove by the other day (3ish weeks ago) and she thought it was all just one big junkyard. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Michael's Mens Club- Lafayette - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 3:44 pm|
[quote]Last time I tried to go it looked abandon but it was 10 am and I was pretty drunk
I live right near Lipstick off Guidry Road by the mall, and as far as I can tell it's still open. I could walk there but still haven't ever been -- the outside looks fairly run down, imho...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Slight spinoff: Photo of Interstate at Acadian from 1964 - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 2:48 pm|
[quote]Broadmoor ain't never goin' back
Why don't you think it will? Several homes near my parents' have been remodeled recently, but at the same time, several have taken turns for the worse.
Personally, I wouldn't have any problems living there now....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Slight spinoff: Photo of Interstate at Acadian from 1964 - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 2:41 pm|
[quote]. My dad telling me as we crossed over an area that was going to be an interstate through the swamp. Could not beleive it at the time. [/quote]
:lol: that's great since I can't imagine the swamps without the bridge! ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Slight spinoff: Photo of Interstate at Acadian from 1964 - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 2:40 pm|
I grew up in Broadmoor, and my parents are still in the same house. During college, I lived in two houses in Southdowns.
Broadmore's layout is much better -- bigger yards, more available parking, etc. Once that neighborhood gets re-done like you're saying, it...
| Gaming Board|| re: Xbox On Demand Games - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 2:34 pm|
Is there a way to move "gold" or gamer points or whatever the xbox live currency is from one account to another?
My 360 got the RRoD, and a friend who only uses PS3 now gave me his old one. His account on there has some points he said I could take if I could figure out how to do that....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Slight spinoff: Photo of Interstate at Acadian from 1964 - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 2:24 pm|
[quote]I-10 under construction[/quote]
I'm 26, and I just can't imagine what Louisiana was like without I-10, and it's always surprising to me to hear how recently it was built.
Out here in Lafayette, I often talk to people who talk about traveling around the state to BR or NO w/o the Interst...
| More Sports Board|| re: Louisiana Open in Lafayette tomorrow - John Daly tees off at 9AM - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 2:20 pm|
[quote]the fact that most of the guys out there are great golfers and either have or will have played on the PGA Tour at some point.
Thanks for pointing that out.
| More Sports Board|| re: Louisiana Open in Lafayette tomorrow - John Daly tees off at 9AM - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 10:49 am|
[quote]Whoever wrote this should be fired, because they have no idea what they're even talking about
I don't know much about golf or this tournament -- what's inaccurate with that text?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: LSU Student Government - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 10:01 am|
I just read the Reveille's editorial today:
[quote]The displays of immaturity, bias and reckless abandon seem never-ending. Every announcement from SG since the (first) election has been more ludicrous than the one before it.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Any thoughts on F. King Alexander, frontrunner for LSU prez? - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 9:55 am|
Here's an article from today's Reveille:
[link=(http://www.lsureveille.com/news/administration/article_9a1f0fca-91e7-11e2-813e-0019bb30f31a.html)]External voices support Alexander[/link]
[quote]Board of Regents members and University administrators said Wednesday they support the Presidential Se...
| O-T Lounge|| re: LSU Student Government - npersa1 on 3/21/13 at 9:54 am|
Here's the article from today's Reveille:
[link=(http://www.lsureveille.com/news/student_government/article_6f975e10-91e7-11e2-a75d-0019bb30f31a.html)]SG to hold new election Monday[/link]
[quote]According to the announcement, there will be no physical campaigning for this shortened election cyc...