| O-T Lounge|| re: shite must be getting real with mortgage companies. - austintigerdad on 2/9/15 at 5:51 pm|
A couple of years back my (major) insurance carrier sent proof of homeowner's insurance to the wrong mortgage company address because they had old data on file. At the time my mortgage was with one of those too-big-to-fail banks.
The mortgage company sent me a pile of bills for a punitive stop-ga...
| O-T Lounge|| re: PayPal wants my Tax ID Number. - austintigerdad on 1/14/15 at 6:30 pm|
The IRS requires PayPal to submit a 1099K form for all of its larger merchants. That's why you'll need to provide your tax ID or SSN. There's nothing unusual about it.
And PayPal definitely isn't for losers IMO. Its [link=(https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_dcc_hub-outside)]Web payments A...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Netflix Hidden TV Gems? - austintigerdad on 1/14/15 at 6:18 pm|
You should definitely finish this. This cinematography alone, is phenomenal in this series. [/quote]The cinematography was definitely great.
Does the story get any less depressing?
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Pick my next show to binge watch - austintigerdad on 1/14/15 at 5:07 pm|
If you've got Netflix try Peaky Blinders or Luther.
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Netflix Hidden TV Gems? - austintigerdad on 1/14/15 at 5:01 pm|
[quote]I just finished Peaky Blinders...loved it. [/quote]If you haven't seen Luther you should. We thought Idris Elba was great in that role....
| Movie/TV Board|| Netflix Hidden TV Gems? - austintigerdad on 1/14/15 at 4:54 pm|
We've watched some of the better known TV series on Netflix – my ranked list is below.
We just found Foyle's War. So far the episodes start slowly but always get interesting.
What have we missed? SIAP or TLDR:
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House of Cards
| Political Talk|| re: America snubs historic Paris rally - austintigerdad on 1/12/15 at 3:36 pm|
[quote]20-40 years ago EVRYBODY understood this[/quote]The truth has nothing to do with scoring points in politics.
Obama got [link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremiah_Wright_controversy)]widely skewered in the media[/link] for attending a mainstream protestant church where a minister preached...
| Political Talk|| re: America snubs historic Paris rally - austintigerdad on 1/12/15 at 3:12 pm|
I suspect that the administration made a calculated move to avoid being skewered by the US media for supporting a publication like this:
| Tiger Rant|| re: Les Miles in "The Onion" Article - austintigerdad on 1/12/15 at 1:35 pm|
Maybe it was a half-arsed attempt to seem neutral after they posted this [link=(http://www.theonion.com/articles/alabama-boosters-under-fire-after-paying-for-nick,37335/)]way more offensive story about the Alabama coaching staff[/link] a few months ago....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Problems with fridge in garage - austintigerdad on 1/7/15 at 2:25 pm|
I had the exact same issue with a refrigerator in the garage that stopped cooling as soon as soon as the weather turned cold.
It turns out that only a handful of "garage ready" models can handle wide ambient temperature swings. Here's an example of a [link=(http://www.lowes.com/pd_623739-2251-FF...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Cops 'fake pulling people over' and give them gifts in real-time - austintigerdad on 12/10/14 at 6:43 pm|
[quote] while pretending to pull over drivers, a police officer asks people what they, along with family members, want for Christmas[/quote]Next year they should get some basketball cheerleader air guns, scream 'Freeze!' at jaywalkers... and fire rolled-up dollar bills at 'em.
ETA: in the spirit...
| O-T Lounge|| re: T/F: New Headlights Are Too Bright - austintigerdad on 12/6/14 at 8:55 am|
I agree that those new technology low beams are way too bright.
And, if that car is approaching from uphill it's even worse.
God help us when 99% of vehicles eventually get this.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Meanwhile, in College Station, a protest is underway... - austintigerdad on 12/5/14 at 6:25 pm|
[quote]There a cure[/quote]That's an extreme NSFW link that'll probably result in your web browser showing genitalia remarketing ads for the next two years. :banghead:
| O-T Lounge|| re: 2015 Hyundai Genesis The future is now…"auto drive" - austintigerdad on 12/3/14 at 7:44 pm|
A Korean-made self-driving car... what could possibly go wrong?
Our new Samsung Smart TV freezes up and reboots a couple times a day. :lol:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: 'Nextdoor': 1 in 4 American neighborhoods now use this private social network - austintigerdad on 12/3/14 at 3:29 pm|
[quote]Does anyone know how to see what area your neighborhood encompasses? [/quote]
On my Nextdoor home page, the fourth menu item on the top left says Map.
When you click that link you get a detailed map showing every residential property in the neighborhood, with Nextdoor members in green, in...
| SEC Rant|| re: Hilarious Buzzfeed 'Bama Headline - austintigerdad on 12/3/14 at 2:46 pm|
[quote]Only dumb fricks read buzzfeed[/quote]If you're into IT you'll occasionally find some value sprinkled among the crap on Buzzfeed. Yesterday's article on the [link=(http://www.buzzfeed.com/tomgara/sony-hack)]Sony hack[/link] had information I hadn't yet seen. ...
| SEC Rant|| Hilarious Buzzfeed 'Bama Headline - austintigerdad on 12/3/14 at 2:33 pm|
Seen just now at [link=(http://www.buzzfeed.com)]Buzzfeed.com[/link] but will likely get corrected once the editors sober up.
| Coaching Changes|| re: It's Official: Brady Hoke Fired By Michigan - austintigerdad on 12/2/14 at 5:15 pm|
Smells like BS, but captivating nonetheless:
[link=(http://linemakers.sportingnews.com/ncaa-football/2014-12-02/next-michigan-coach-odds-favorites-vegas-les-miles-jim-harbaugh-greg-schiano)]Les Miles clear favorite to become next Michigan coach[/link]
[quote][b]Mock odds to become next head co...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's your go to sinus remedy? - austintigerdad on 11/28/14 at 7:34 pm|
[quote]I thought neti pot could kill you? Or was that from people using dirty water? [/quote]Use inexpensive distilled or sterile water that you buy in a grocery store, and then add a little salt. This makes a neti pot safe, and I've found it to be fast and effective.
Sometimes you'll get water ...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Started Watching Breaking Bad - austintigerdad on 11/28/14 at 7:21 pm|
[quote]Also, watching Peaky Blinders, I get the feeling this show could end up being really huge.[/quote]
After finishing Season 2, I think that Peaky Blinders almost ranks with Breaking Bad as outstanding TV.
There are some great performances and a really fresh and surprising setting. ...