| Tiger Rant|| re: Link to Downtown Houston Magazine with loads of valuable information - mule74 on 7/29/14 at 2:36 pm|
[quote]Wait i thought someone said Midtown was the place to hit up before the game?[/quote]
Houston is huge. There are a lot of areas you can party in before the game. But just so you know mid-town is pretty much adjacent to downtown. You could pretty easilly catch the rail if you're drinking in ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: How does LSU stand to make out financially in Houston? - mule74 on 7/28/14 at 10:08 am|
[quote]not a chance.[/quote]
We get a lot of money to show up for these games. I think we got $2mm for Jerry World....
| Political Talk|| re: What is th deal with the bad rap of WI Gov. Scott Walker? - mule74 on 7/28/14 at 10:05 am|
[quote]the Dems had to open up the entire play book on him to frighten any other politicians so they wouldn't do the same. He had to be made an example[/quote]
He won though. They threw ugh the whole aresnal at him and he was still able to hang on. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Leftovers HBO Season 1 Thread - mule74 on 7/27/14 at 10:39 pm|
It just occurred to me that the assailants didn't say anything. Maybe it was the GR members....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Leftovers HBO Season 1 Thread - mule74 on 7/27/14 at 9:06 pm|
Hole. E. shite. That was tough to watch.
Yet somehow sickening satisfying. I felt a twinge of "frick you" going through me....
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU vs. Alabama 1993 - mule74 on 7/25/14 at 3:47 pm|
[quote]LSU was coached by Curley Hallman and was coming off of a 2-9 season.[/quote]
And still managed choked away an oppertunity to go to the CarQuest Bowl that year. And for thsoe of you who weren't aroung back then, yes, we were excited about a possible trip to the CarQuest Bowl. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Good place for anniversary dinner French Quarter. - mule74 on 7/25/14 at 12:33 pm|
If you got the funds, August. It's an easy walk form the Quarter....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Gerry DiNardo was the original grass eater - mule74 on 7/23/14 at 9:00 pm|
Well that just cost me 13 minutes....
| Tiger Rant|| re: New article claiming LSU admin falsified info regarding Tony Minnis - mule74 on 7/23/14 at 3:32 pm|
[quote]I bleed purple and gold but having known Tony for many years, he got a bad deal and never got the support he deserved.[/quote]
This is true, but it had nothing to do with race which is the basis of the lawsuit. Jeff Brown is a GREAT coach who could have done very well at a school with bett...
| Tiger Rant|| re: New article claiming LSU admin falsified info regarding Tony Minnis - mule74 on 7/23/14 at 3:29 pm|
Long and short of the Tony Minnis saga:
I knew Tony when he was the coach there. I was a student at the the time. He was a good guy, but program gradually eroded. LSU fired him. It had nothing to do with his race. His lawsuit LSU is really sad. Had he remained in the middle of the pack in the SEC...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Leftovers HBO Season 1 Thread - mule74 on 7/21/14 at 9:50 am|
[quote]How could somebody not realize this show was going to be a slow burn. [/quote]
I don't need all the answers now, but I need to care enough about the story and the characters to wait around to discover the what and why. About half way in last night, I just found myself not caring anymore. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Business dinner in the Quarter-need advice - mule74 on 7/21/14 at 8:37 am|
We did K-Paul's once. It worked....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: BBQ Bucket List - mule74 on 7/21/14 at 8:35 am|
[quote]Lexington bbq in nc.[/quote]
I've lived in Memphis, in NC and now in TX. I think you will be seriously disappointed in Lexington BBQ unless you like to drink vinegar....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: James Garner RIP - mule74 on 7/21/14 at 6:47 am|
Probably obscure but I'll always remember him as [i]the scronger[/i] on the Great Escape....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: The Leftovers HBO Season 1 Thread - mule74 on 7/21/14 at 6:45 am|
I quit in the middle of this episode. Maybe this show will turn the corner but I've lost my desire to watch. I want there to be something there because I don't have anything else to watch right now....
| More Sports Board|| re: WVU to play VT at FedEx field in 2017 and Tenn in 2018 - mule74 on 7/15/14 at 3:46 pm|
You think he can survive this year? What is this year four?
That's a rough trend. Don't care and wish you guys the best of luck. It just doesn't look promising....
| More Sports Board|| re: WVU to play VT at FedEx field in 2017 and Tenn in 2018 - mule74 on 7/15/14 at 3:31 pm|
The real question is who will be coaching the EERs in 2017....
| More Sports Board|| re: Todays biggest winner? - mule74 on 7/11/14 at 12:15 pm|
Pat Riley is playing with house money in the game of life. He's never in the loser category. Successful coach and GM and one of the all-time greats of the game. He can walk away If he wants with zero damage to his legacy....
| More Sports Board|| re: Erik Spoelstra: does he now end up working at Wal Mart? - mule74 on 7/11/14 at 12:12 pm|
That guy was one series a way from riding a magic commet to the top strata of all-time NBA coaches and now is probably a season or two from being fired....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Lot of new Netflix content in July - mule74 on 7/2/14 at 9:10 am|
Is no one going to mention Karate Kid I, II and III? Johnny should put you all in a body bag.
ETA: Thank God for Orange/Black seaosn 2 which I'm only halfway through and these new movies. I had an hour to kill befor bed last night and the TV options were atrocious. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Obama to call for infrastructure funding - mule74 on 7/1/14 at 8:18 am|
Interstate infrastructure (really roads/bridges) is one place where I can theoretically get behind government spending. If I weren't totally sure that the money for this plan will be squandered and if we hadn't already allegedly done this in 2009, I think I could really support this plan....
| More Sports Board|| re: Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! - mule74 on 7/1/14 at 8:16 am|
At some point I quit being envious of an overpaid athlete and just cheer for them.
Keep gettin' them checks Bobby!...
| Soccer Board|| re: Most intriguing matchup in the Round of 16? - mule74 on 6/27/14 at 12:51 pm|
Brazil Chile for sure. Real chance that Brazil gets done in in round 1. Outsside of pounding Cameroon they haven't done much....
| Soccer Board|| re: Why are so many in United States threatened by soccer? - mule74 on 6/27/14 at 11:44 am|
[quote]think unless the NFL does something about this concussion issue, potential young football players are leaving it to play soccer by the thousands. I think that's where soccer will grow the most is in a decline of football players. Not to say that soccer will take away from NFL or football bein...
| Soccer Board|| re: Why are so many in United States threatened by soccer? - mule74 on 6/27/14 at 8:20 am|
[quote]Soccer will pass baseball in popularity in 10-15 years. [/quote]
Not trying to go down this rabbit hole but I'm a little more conservative in my hopes. It's going to take the MLS becoming a top flight league for the sport to sustain here between World Cup Cycles....
| Soccer Board|| Why are so many in United States threatened by soccer? - mule74 on 6/27/14 at 7:57 am|
I personally never got into the X-Games. But I never really went out of my way to bash skateboarding. I just didn't watch it. Had it become the next big thing in the pantheon US sports, I probably still wouldn't have watched it. But I wouldn't have complained that other people wanted to watch it at ...
| Soccer Board|| re: Tell me everything you know about Belgium... - mule74 on 6/26/14 at 3:15 pm|
My bad. I didn't think he started the second. I've really enjoyed watching him and have no idea why Chelsea insists on loaning him our every year. Especially when they could use all the help they can get on the attack....
| Soccer Board|| re: Tell me everything you know about Belgium... - mule74 on 6/26/14 at 3:11 pm|
Romelu Lukaku was one of the most exciting players in the EPL last year and he hasn't even gotten a start since their first game. ...
| Soccer Board|| re: Michael Bradley will be himself Tuesday - mule74 on 6/26/14 at 3:07 pm|
What's killed me more than his passing is his first touches. It's like the ball pops off of his foot every time he touches it....
| More Sports Board|| re: Ann Coulter absolutely snaps on the sport of soccer - mule74 on 6/26/14 at 8:26 am|
[quote]There are no heroes, no losers, no accountability[/quote]
Wow. Tell that to stars in the EPL who get eaten alive by the British press daily....