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re: New Orleans is the top "Brainpower City" & destination for college graduates. - cahoots
NOLA has made a lot of strides but there's a difference between being a cool destination for college grads and truly offering a diverse range of opportunities. Let's keep the momentum going and ignore these types of accolades. ...


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re: Suggestions for places to rent in NOLA - cahoots
[quote]River Gardens[/quote] replaced the old projects. not as bad as before but I wouldn't live there...


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re: Suggestions for places to rent in NOLA - cahoots
$1000 is now the low end for convenient/safe 1 BR places in those hoods Your best bet is to drive around looking for signs between 1 month and 2 weeks of your move in. Second, contact agents. A lot of NOLA landlords don't use craigslist. Therefore, the listings on there tend to be priced higher d...


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re: Why is New Orleans so dirty? - cahoots
[quote]Was it from a nationally renoun place known for inventing a famous food item?[/quote] No, I'm not aware of any that exist in alabama. It may be my own ignorance though. I only drive through alabama to get to the beach. ...


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re: Why is New Orleans so dirty? - cahoots
[quote]Nola has the same amount of headquartered Fortune 500 companies as Monroe does.[/quote] Same number as austin tx too, another economic black hole....


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re: Why is New Orleans so dirty? - cahoots
It was tongue in cheek. I live in nola bruh ...


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re: Why is New Orleans so dirty? - cahoots
[quote]Dont even care. Just think that its funny to hear Nola pretentious "culture" people go on and on about how no other US city can come close when one of the foundations of Nola's culture, and most well known event, was being done a couple hundred miles east before New Orleans was even a city.[/...


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re: Why is New Orleans so dirty? - cahoots
Did nola invent the french quarter? Nope, founded by the french, redone by the spanish, later inhabited by Creoles, Italians, and the Irish. Nothing original or interesting about it. Good place to puke though...


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re: Why is New Orleans so dirty? - cahoots
[quote]Had the muffuletta at Central Gocery. Y'all can have that invention....[/quote] One time i ate "food" in the state of alabama. I wish i could give it back....


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re: Why is New Orleans so dirty? - cahoots
[quote]Agreed. Thats why the variation argument was dumb. He tried to dismiss one cities cuisine by calling it a variation, but didnt want the same rules to apply to New Orleans[/quote] Everything is a variation of something that came before it, but some products of old ideas are more distinctive...


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re: Things to do in New Orleans - cahoots
[quote]Spend less than 1% of your time on Bourbon. It's the worst part of Nola. [/quote] Agree with this, but do spend time walking around the rest of the Quarter. Get some beignets. For a good Quarter dive, hit the Chart Room or Erin Rose. Cocktails? Bar Tonique, Kingfish, Sylvain O...


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re: Weird coffee shop music - cahoots
[quote]emo hipsters[/quote] wut...


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re: When it comes to real estate, is New Orleans the strangest case in the US? - cahoots
[quote]I have trouble believing it's 80% shotguns and mixed income, even though it does seem that way through online searches.[/quote] A lot of rentals in New Orleans don't appear online. The good stuff goes fast too. You have to drive around the neighborhoods. There are a lot of shotguns and ...


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re: What could revitalize downtown BR? - cahoots
[quote]Major companies relocating down there. That CB&I building on Essen ... should be downtown. Lamar ... should be downtown. Companies of those sizes bring entire populations with them capable of supporting a flurry of derivative activity. [/quote] Sometimes, but some downtowns with lots of ...


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re: So I've been waiting on a cab for an hour. - cahoots
you can't get a cab on a regular night in BR. you're definitely not getting one tonight....


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re: Ted Cruz approves the anti-Tesla law - cahoots
[quote]We can't stay too late though, have to get up at 5:30-6 AM for work. [/quote] McDonald's, Walmart, and the chemical plants open pretty early, I guess....


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re: The Standard at Baton Rouge Student Living - cahoots
[quote]Agree with all of that. I spent two semesters in Kirby Smith and two more in the Pentagon and I got by just fine. Paid for it all myself with loans too. I didn't need daddy's money. [/quote] recently? if so, you got ripped off. dorms are much more expensive than sharing houses off campus...


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re: Louisiana - The Movie-Making Capital of the World - cahoots
The money could be better spent elsewhere, but it's less than 1% of the state budget. Silver lining - The film industry has brought a lot of positive press to LA and its way of life. ...


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re: Louisiana - The Movie-Making Capital of the World - cahoots
The money could be better spent elsewhere, but it's less than 1% of the state budget. Silver lining - The film industry has really brought a lot of positive press to LA and its way of life. ...


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re: This is how liberals want us to raise/parent our sons - cahoots
[quote]This is how liberals want us to raise/parent our sons [/quote] I don't see anything in the article saying that liberals want you or I to raise our kids a particular way. Nice try. This is a fringe group of liberals. Heard of that fringe group of conservatives that sends kids to anti-ga...


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re: Any OT'ers Doing SXSW Interactive This Weekend? - cahoots
Heard good things about the interactive events. I did the music weekend last year and was underwhelmed. You don't get to see much unless you get a super expensive pass. I felt almost scammed for buying the wristband. ...


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re: Is Bose pricing due to its name nowadays or are their speakers still better? - cahoots
Bose speakers sound good to some people, but they are generally not accurate. They throw out certain frequencies, among other techniques, to alter the sound of recordings. There are much better speakers out there....


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re: New Orleans or Atlanta - cahoots
Traditional New Orleans food =/= cajun food. C'mon dude...


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re: New Orleans or Atlanta - cahoots
[quote]I've been all over new orleans and pretty much feel the same way, I value things like affordable schools, space, cost of living, etc over culture, music, etc. 700k for 2,000 sq ft without a yard and parking on the street isn't my thing.[/quote] I can certainly understand this perspective...


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re: Why does New Orleans have those shitty reflective traffic lights? - cahoots
where are these lights? I never notice them downtown or uptown....


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re: Millennials are the new hippies - cahoots
[quote]Well than someone is long overdue for a parade appearance in Dallas [/quote] :speechless: ...


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re: A Tale of Two Cities: Comparison of Chicago & Houston - cahoots
[quote]even though we are the most culturally diverse major city in America [/quote] I guess too much cultural diversity turns a city into a giant concrete strip mall laden wasteland eta: just kidding houston's not that bad...


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re: What does a MacBook have that PC doesn't? Why does Apple 'just work' ? - cahoots
[quote]The download for the image you need for the disc is available for free. Download the version you have the license for, install it, and use that license. I've done it several times, and it's painless. I don't agree with the pre-loaded software, but that's the price you pay for buying it at a s...


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re: What does a MacBook have that PC doesn't? Why does Apple 'just work' ? - cahoots
[quote]This is the perfect explanation. No defrags, no "computer geek" shit, or anything else required. Just keep your shite clean, updated, exhibit caution when downloading anything (only download from trusted sources), and occasionally, run a check with Malwarebytes or something.[/quote] Keep it...


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re: Int'l Shipholding Corp. to relocate corporate headquarters to New Orleans - cahoots
[quote]Still, there's so much more going on here now than in the past 2 or 3 decades. [/quote] forget tech jobs, we're getting more BREWERIES...


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