| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: So the black pants curse is true? - saintforlife on 1/8/11 at 11:40 pm|
[quote]Btw, who ultimately makes the decision on uniforms? Anybody within the Saints organization have any say so this doesn't happen again during big games?[/quote]...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| So the black pants curse is true? - saintforlife on 1/8/11 at 11:37 pm|
I didn't want to believe it, but now I am having second thoughts. Btw, who ultimately makes the decision on uniforms? Anybody within the Saints organization have any say so this doesn't happen again during big games?...
| O-T Lounge|| iPhone 4 coming to Verizon on Tuesday per NYT - saintforlife on 1/8/11 at 7:09 pm|
On Friday afternoon, Verizon invited reporters to a news conference on Tuesday morning at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. The company did not say what it planned to announce, but given the timing less than a week after top Verizon executives gave a keynote spee...
| Political Talk|| re: Fox reporting a Ariz congresswoman has been shot - saintforlife on 1/8/11 at 1:36 pm|
They are reporting that she is alive and in surgery......
| SEC Rant|| re: SEC bowl game results till now - saintforlife on 1/8/11 at 10:31 am|
Seems like a down year for bragging rights, no?...
| SEC Rant|| SEC bowl game results till now - saintforlife on 1/8/11 at 10:27 am|
What is the SEC teams record in the bowl season till now (not counting the BCS NCG)?...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Uniforms for Saturday..... - saintforlife on 1/7/11 at 6:14 pm|
Does anybody know if QBs around the league weigh in on the uniform colors? Do the prefer certain colors which they think helps them locate receivers more easily? Who has the final say in what colors to wear during the game?
When the Pats destroyed the Bears in that snow game a few weeks ago I rem...
| More Sports Board|| re: Is Jeff Fisher overrated? - saintforlife on 1/7/11 at 5:36 pm|
[quote]I don't know anyone who puts him in the top 5[/quote]
Who are the top 5 coaches in the league currently in your opinion?
Bud Adams surely think Fisher is one of them for whatever reason....
| More Sports Board|| Is Jeff Fisher overrated? - saintforlife on 1/7/11 at 5:20 pm|
In 17 seasons as a head coach he has compiled a 142-120 (.542 winning %age) and has taken is teams to the playoffs 6 times, once to the AFC championship game and once to the Super Bowl. His record in the playoffs is 5-6 (.455 winning %age).
But seems like everyone and the media love the guy. Am I...
| Political Talk|| re: Female gas station fight? - saintforlife on 1/7/11 at 10:34 am|
Anybody know why they were ripping each others clothes off?
[quote]i'm surprised the cops didn't show up[/quote]
I bet the 'Indian' gas station owner was quivering in his boots. Maybe he was too scared to call the cops and in fear of being shot. :lol:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Dude in the grocery store using his iPad as a grocery list... - saintforlife on 1/6/11 at 1:39 pm|
I usually use my iPhone for this. Carrying an iPad to do just that is just an overkill. Why bring the huge arse (relatively speaking) iPad to the grocery store if you can accomplish the same on your smart phone or a post it note?...
| O-T Lounge|| Nail polish and painted toes a turn off to anyone? - saintforlife on 1/3/11 at 1:10 pm|
For some reason they remind me of hairy 70s porn even if I am looking at a gorgeous actress or a model. In the beginning it was just the color red, but now they all turn me off. Hate seeing them on the fingers or toes equally.
Anyone else feel this way?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Exit interview questions - saintforlife on 1/3/11 at 10:00 am|
[quote]Why would they give you a bonus?... you left them.[/quote]
So what if I left them? Technically the bonus is for last year. Since I am quitting now before my yearly review (which usually happens in February) I may not get the bonus which is BS IMHO....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Exit interview questions - saintforlife on 1/3/11 at 9:54 am|
[quote]COBRA is expensive and your new employer probably won't pick you up on their insurance until you finish your 90-day probation period.[/quote]
What is this probation period you speak of? I will be working at my current employer till next Friday, and will start at the new place the following...
| O-T Lounge|| Exit interview questions - saintforlife on 1/3/11 at 9:10 am|
Just put in my two week notice at work. I will have an exit interview with the personnel manager soon.
Any tips on what kind of questions I need to ask?
I have the following:
- What is the process to roll my 401(k) into to new employer?
- What will happen to the company stocks I bought t...
| O-T Lounge|| Moving out of state - Mail forwarding question - saintforlife on 12/20/10 at 4:58 pm|
I am moving from TX to CA soon and I want to forward any old mail that I receive here in TX to my new address in CA.
The problem is I don't have a permanent address in CA yet. I will be staying for 30 days in a temporary housing provided by my new employer until I find my own apartment/house.
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Link for game - saintforlife on 12/19/10 at 11:31 am|
[quote]Justin.tv/cajunomical[/quote] is a no go:
[b]Private channel If you'd like to watch, send the broadcaster a message, and ask for their channel's access code.[/b]
Anybody have this code?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: iPhone 4 takes really grainy pictures - saintforlife on 12/16/10 at 8:00 pm|
Posting from new iPhone 4. The guy just gave me a new phone after talking to me for 5 mins and when he realized I did not like my new iphone. Gotta love Apple's customer service. This was my first time dealing with them like this. I came away impressed.
I still have the protective screen on. Will...
| O-T Lounge|| re: iPhone 4 takes really grainy pictures - saintforlife on 12/16/10 at 5:30 pm|
[quote]Is this when your pics look grainy? When you zoom? If so that's why, digital zoom on any camera will make the pics look grainy.[/quote]
No, I am talking about when I zoom in on the picture after I upload to the computer. I don't ever use digital zoom on the phone camera. I know about the d...
| O-T Lounge|| re: iPhone 4 takes really grainy pictures - saintforlife on 12/16/10 at 4:58 pm|
[quote]I had the same thing with mine, then I realized I was a dumbass and didn't take the plastic film off the back of the phone.[/quote]
I did take mine off after I clicked a few pictures with it. But it didn't make any difference. The pics are still grainy as shite....
| O-T Lounge|| re: iPhone 4 takes really grainy pictures - saintforlife on 12/16/10 at 3:19 pm|
[quote]Any truth to this?[/quote]
Completely true. But unfortunately for you (if you are wanting to upgrade) the sale ended on Dec 11th.
They had all iPhones for $50 off. On top of that they would give you $75 back if you traded in a old working 3G or $125 for a 3GS. I just sold my old 3G on ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: iPhone 4 takes really grainy pictures - saintforlife on 12/16/10 at 3:15 pm|
[quote]My 4 takes awesome pics.[/quote]
How do the pictures look when you zoom in on them? Do they look grainy?
I had high hopes for the camera on this phone. But the pictures are not even as good as the ones I took on my old 3G....
| O-T Lounge|| re: iPhone 4 takes really grainy pictures - saintforlife on 12/16/10 at 3:12 pm|
They had a big iPhone sale a couple of weeks ago. I decided it was a good time to upgrade....
| O-T Lounge|| iPhone 4 takes really grainy pictures - saintforlife on 12/16/10 at 3:09 pm|
Just upgraded from the iPhone 3G to the iPhone 4 ten days ago at Radioshack. I love everything about the new one except the camera. All pictures that I take on the 4 are very grainy - both indoor and outdoor pics. Did I get a faulty piece with a bad camera/sensor?
I know there were some camera i...
| Money Talk|| re: First time investor advice - saintforlife on 12/15/10 at 1:32 pm|
Between Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade, Scottrade, Fidelity, Merrill Lynch and Etrade, which one do you guys recommend for a first time investor? Which one has the most features/services that would help?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: I'm taking the GMAT on Friday... - saintforlife on 12/15/10 at 12:00 pm|
[quote]So it doesn't hurt to keep the score even if do bad on it?[/quote]
I don't think anybody answered this question.
My wife is taking the GMAT soon and we have the same question. If you take the GMAT more than 1 time, will the schools be able to see all previous scores? Do they consider t...
| O-T Lounge|| re: I'm taking the GMAT on Friday... - saintforlife on 12/15/10 at 11:33 am|
Ok cool. If you are targeting LSU, you may be good with any score over 650. If you want to get into a more highly ranked program, you'd probably need more preparation and a higher score.
I don't know your personal situation but have you thought about MBA at Tulane, Rice, UH, TAMU or UT? They may ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: I'm taking the GMAT on Friday... - saintforlife on 12/15/10 at 11:27 am|
[quote]I haven't studied as much as I should have[/quote]
How long did you prepare for the test? What study materials did you use?
What is your education and work background and type of schools are you targeting?...
| Money Talk|| First time investor advice - saintforlife on 12/14/10 at 4:54 pm|
I am young, married (no kids) and at this time all my savings are in 401k or my savings account in the bank. So I want to start investing (in a very small fashion) and learn how the process works.
Would you recommend I get an online trading account at Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade or Scottrade e...
| O-T Lounge|| Selling old iPhone - unlock help - saintforlife on 12/11/10 at 1:56 am|
I want to sell my old iPhone 3G on Craigslist. I plan to jailbreak and unlock the phone before selling.
I just did a backup of all the data on the phone using iTunes. Now I am doing a 'restore' of the phone. So after the restore process is done, do I have to "Set up the phone as new iPhone" bef...