| SEC Rant|| re: Texas vs Texas A&M - Haughton99 on 8/1/14 at 9:07 am|
[quote] A&M is now in a far superior conference with far more high profile games that get publicity.[/quote]
I see this opinion from many A&M fans and I wonder if being in the SEC is really the best path for yall to reach true national elite status. Sure it help recruiting and fills the coffers w...
| SEC Rant|| re: Forbes University rankings - Haughton99 on 7/31/14 at 2:15 pm|
UT - 76
A&M - 137
| Tiger Rant|| re: A "perfect storm"This may be the best year for LSU to start a freshman QB! - Haughton99 on 7/31/14 at 1:37 pm|
[quote]i'd rather play the one with the higher ceiling and younger if LSU is going to takes it's lumps regardless with a young qb.[/quote]
Does everyone forget that Harris is actually older than Jennings? Maturity wise they should be equal. Jennings has the benefit of longer in the system but I...
| SEC Rant|| re: Another Aggie defensive starter gone - Haughton99 on 7/31/14 at 12:47 pm|
[quote]When did A&M go from "absolute shit" to claiming we'd be world-beaters?[/quote]
Which part are you having trouble with? Aggball called Arkansas "absolute shit" Let's compare shite shall we.
Wins over the past decade:
"Absolute Shit" Arky - 68 in a WAY tougher conf. for all of those ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Another Aggie defensive starter gone - Haughton99 on 7/31/14 at 11:43 am|
[quote]I will give the arky fanbase this, you guys can go from absolute shite to NC champs overnight. Must take years to develop such delusion, eh... Hope. [/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Wanting to buy a camera - Haughton99 on 7/30/14 at 10:50 am|
[quote]Nikon d3200 with 18-55 and 55-200 lens for $576. [/quote]
The D3200 is missing the ability to auto bracket photos which is a fatal flaw to me. I'm not sure why they would leave off a function that has become so popular these days.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Wanting to buy a camera - Haughton99 on 7/30/14 at 10:41 am|
I think the T3i gives you the best bang for your buck on the market right now.
| Tech Board|| re: Is there anywhere i can get Microsoft office for free online? - Haughton99 on 7/30/14 at 10:11 am|
I got office 2013 pro for $10 through the home use program. Google it. You may be elegible and not even know it.
Best $10 I've ever spent.
| Political Talk|| re: time for another crusade - Haughton99 on 7/30/14 at 8:52 am|
[quote]Simply put, we cannot compromise with them because their "faith" does not allow it.
We should take the war to them. Wipe them off the face of the planet before they do it to us.[/quote]
I'm assuming that if Hitler would have stuck muslims in ovens instead of Jews you'd think he was a gre...
| Political Talk|| re: Today's issue of personal responsibility: student loans - Haughton99 on 7/29/14 at 2:14 pm|
[quote] cut off federal loan programs tomorrow and what happens to prices? [/quote]
I'm sure prices would have to go down but more importantly this would cause most of the for-profit diploma mill "colleges" to go out of business which would be a good thing....
| Political Talk|| re: Today's issue of personal responsibility: student loans - Haughton99 on 7/29/14 at 1:39 pm|
[quote]Also, in our day, you could still get a decent job with only a high school diploma. Those jobs aren't out there much anymore. We force our young people to have to go to college if they want a decent living. [/quote]
This is completely wrong but this idea has become so ingrained in our soci...
| Tech Board|| re: Alienware Computers - Haughton99 on 7/29/14 at 12:24 pm|
[quote]1.5 GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580[/quote]
That's a 4 year old card. Not sayings its bad but 4 years is a long time in gpu development. ...
| SEC Rant|| re: An image to describe the Team Forum for each SEC team. - Haughton99 on 7/29/14 at 10:45 am|
| Tech Board|| re: Alienware Computers - Haughton99 on 7/29/14 at 9:23 am|
[quote]he could likely have built a better one and pocketed ~$1000 [/quote]
I've looked at the specs on Alienware computers. He probably could have built the same computer and pocketed closer to $1500.
Build it! It's so easy....
| More Sports Board|| re: Who is your favorite All Time Dallas Cowboy? - Haughton99 on 7/29/14 at 8:31 am|
This dude right here!
| Political Talk|| re: Faith in "Science" = "man made religion" (Evolution related) - Haughton99 on 7/28/14 at 2:35 pm|
Why is abiogenesis being discussed in a thread about evolution? They are unrelated. Is that so hard to understand. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: What did Stephen A. Smith say? - Haughton99 on 7/25/14 at 4:58 pm|
After a series of Tweets where he doubled down on his bad opinion earlier it looks like the PR people at ESPN have told him to shut up and wrote a real apology for him.
Anyone gullible enough to think he wrote this?
[quote]My series of tweets a short time ago is not an adequate way ...
| More Sports Board|| re: What did Stephen A. Smith say? - Haughton99 on 7/25/14 at 3:41 pm|
Maybe I've missed it in the coverage of this but has anyone alleged that Ray Rice's fiancee' was acting in a way to provoke him to knock her out?...
| More Sports Board|| re: What did Stephen A. Smith say? - Haughton99 on 7/25/14 at 2:32 pm|
[quote]Women should have to go out of their way to make sure they don't provoke a man into beating them?[/quote]
[quote]she should be mindful of a scenario where she at risk of being hit and not to exacerbate it into getting hit. [/quote]
These two sentences say the exact same thing. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: What did Stephen A. Smith say? - Haughton99 on 7/25/14 at 2:25 pm|
Wow. Does everyone in this thread really believe that Women should have to go out of their way to make sure they don't provoke a man into beating them? You really think that when a woman gets beat by an abusing maniac that it's partially her fault?...
| More Sports Board|| Most clutch QB over the past three years is?? - Haughton99 on 7/24/14 at 10:44 pm|
| SEC Rant|| re: Charlie Strong says he wants to play A&M - Haughton99 on 7/24/14 at 2:12 pm|
[quote]If a kid wanted a traditional, non-military, co-educational collegiate experience, he attended UTex--not Texas AMC.
Financially & athletically speaking, there was no competing with that.
During the time of DKR's dominance (60s-70s) both schools were "traditional". Corp part...
| SEC Rant|| re: Charlie Strong says he wants to play A&M - Haughton99 on 7/24/14 at 1:50 pm|
[quote]Prior to scholarship limitations DKR would recruit every decent player in Texas just to keep them away from anyone else. Hundreds on a single sideline.[/quote]
Recruiting a player does not equal forcing him to go to your school. The Aggies had an equal opportunity to recruit the same play...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Recommended RV Rental for tailgating this year - Haughton99 on 7/24/14 at 12:03 pm|
[quote]I thought about doing this as a business and was wondering if it was profitable. [/quote]
I know the owner of Southern RV and was talking to him about this one day. He said he looked into it and the insurance you'd need on any RV you rent out kills almost all the profit. Insurance compan...
| SEC Rant|| re: Charlie Strong says he wants to play A&M - Haughton99 on 7/24/14 at 11:49 am|
[quote]The premier military school in the world is the Naval War College, followed by the Army War College, followed by the Command and General Staff College (CGSC). USMA doesn't rate top 20 in the world.[/quote]
LOL WAT?? According to who? The school that has produced Grant, Lee, Eisenhower, M...
| SEC Rant|| re: Charlie Strong says he wants to play A&M - Haughton99 on 7/24/14 at 11:44 am|
[quote]Because their best players didn't fight in the war, they played football. Their roster was also filled with football all stars across the country the "drafted". The service academies were the only military institutions to be able to do this. They played by a different set of rules. [/quote]
| SEC Rant|| re: Charlie Strong says he wants to play A&M - Haughton99 on 7/24/14 at 11:25 am|
[quote]Are you trying to say that being the only school in the state that had mandatory corps membership didn't make recruiting damn near impossible? I don't know how to take that seriously.[/quote]
No. I'm saying that the premier military school in the world was able to produce a football team ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Charlie Strong says he wants to play A&M - Haughton99 on 7/24/14 at 11:21 am|
[quote]You do know that, during that time the service academies were allowed to "draft" 2 players from every school of their choice, right?[/quote]
| SEC Rant|| re: Charlie Strong says he wants to play A&M - Haughton99 on 7/24/14 at 11:08 am|
[quote]If you came to A&M, you were part of the corps, if you were part of the corps, you had duties to your country. The country club atmosphere in Austin was great for attracting better athletes, unlimited athletes, that didn't have to sign up to fight in the war. [/quote]
From 1944 to 1950 the...
| SEC Rant|| re: Charlie Strong says he wants to play A&M - Haughton99 on 7/24/14 at 10:48 am|
[quote]You're right, it goes in cycles, we were really good before the wars.
They were really good during the wars.
Can't believe it took until page 9 for the War BS excuse to fly out of Aggies mouth. It's nonsense. ...