| 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. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Things you've never noticed that make you feel dumb once you do - austintigerdad on 10/13/14 at 4:30 pm|
I used to waste a lot of time searching for Windows files until a colleague told me to click the Recent Places icon to find your list of recently accessed folders.
I'd never noticed it until then. Now I use this several times a day....
| O-T Lounge|| re: anyone regrets buying their car? - austintigerdad on 10/2/14 at 2:48 pm|
[quote] I have never owned a Japanese-built product which I regretted getting.[/quote]I regret buying my Honda Element.
It's got lousy gas mileage, terrible ergonomics, and poor interior build quality. Little wonder Honda discontinued the Element in 2011. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Looks like the line has changed quite a bit.... - austintigerdad on 8/30/14 at 1:08 pm|
It seems like more Wisconsin money is coming in, with the consensus line on [link=(http://www.vegasinsider.com/college-football/odds/las-vegas/)]on this website[/link] now back to LSU favored at - 3-1/2....
| O-T Lounge|| re: I finally found an OT 10 - austintigerdad on 8/29/14 at 7:47 pm|
[quote]I wish I knew her name though[/quote]
Try a Reverse Image Search.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Post something you've purchased in past year that's more than paid for itself - austintigerdad on 8/26/14 at 3:58 pm|
[quote]Buying that today. Flies everywhere.[/quote]Be aware that it took a few days for the FlyWeb gadget to really start to work. The more insects that find it and get stuck, the more it seems to attract. This seems to repeat every time you replace the sticky paper inside. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Post something you've purchased in past year that's more than paid for itself - austintigerdad on 8/26/14 at 2:19 pm|
We just moved to a neighborhood where the houseflies drove us crazy. I bought all kinds of useless gadgets, chemicals, etc., until I found this one product that works:
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone here use Lifelock or something similar? - austintigerdad on 8/15/14 at 3:30 pm|
[quote]Anyone here use Lifelock or something similar?[/quote][link=(http://www.amazon.com/LifeLock-Identity-Theft-Protection-Starter/product-reviews/B004KKSUS0)]Lifelock reviews on Amazon[/link] saying the service has little value, and can be almost impossible to cancel.
Wired article says [link=...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Most ridiculous reason for flight delay - austintigerdad on 8/8/14 at 1:08 pm|
[quote]Most ridiculous reason[/quote]
I was once told by a gate agent that the inbound flight had crashed and there was no replacement aircraft. This was on a Chinese domestic flight.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Water heater stopped heating - austintigerdad on 8/6/14 at 7:36 am|
[quote]Bad Element [/quote]
On a gas water heater, I've found a failed thrmocouple to be the problem around 80% of the time.
Start by searching [link=(https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=replace+gas+water+heater+thermocouple)]YouTube[/link] for a thermocouple replacement video on a hea...
| O-T Lounge|| re: We need banks like this in the USA - austintigerdad on 8/1/14 at 2:06 pm|
[quote]We need banks like this in the USA[/quote]
We don't need another bank that's so notorious for [link=(http://www.storagenewsletter.com/rubriques/security/td-bank-data-breach-disuk/)]customer data loss[/link]. ...