| Money Talk|| re: Reducing Credit Card Limits - htownjeep on 4/15/14 at 4:29 pm|
[quote]I was always told that having too much credit available is a bad thing [/quote]
No. USING too much credit is a bad thing.
Keep the higher credit lines but don't use them and you'll be in great shape. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: A few questions for people familiar with the Houston ISD - htownjeep on 4/15/14 at 4:13 pm|
[quote]Eh, it's for my friend with a kid who is a little under the age of 5.[/quote]
You sure the kid would go to school within HISD? I live in Houston but my kid goes to CCISD (Clear Creek ISD). Just because you live in "Houston" doesn't necessarily mean they'll be in a HISD school....
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's your favorite airport to connect through? - htownjeep on 4/15/14 at 2:42 pm|
[quote]Connecting in Memphis right now,[/quote]
Was there yesterday. They are doing a ton of work on Terminal B....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who has gone swimming yet this year? - htownjeep on 4/15/14 at 1:57 pm|
Our pool isn't staying in the 70's yet. About 74 is my threshold for getting in there. Hopefully very soon....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Absolutely no love lost between Apple and Samsung - htownjeep on 4/9/14 at 3:57 pm|
My god some of you are just ate up with hate over a damned phone. Why in the world would you care what someone else likes? Get a fricking hobby and don't give a shite about what anyone else likes/dislikes. Jesus...
| Money Talk|| re: Official Penny / MJ Stock Thread - htownjeep on 4/9/14 at 1:41 pm|
What the hell is happening with AIVI today?...
| More Sports Board|| re: Why do PROFESSIONAL baseball players slide head first into 1st? - htownjeep on 4/9/14 at 10:47 am|
[quote]Also I'll use little league coach lingo: "If diving at the end was faster, Olympic sprinters would dive at the end of a race." [/quote]
I'll play devil's advocate here and ask you why do outfielders sometimes dive and catch the ball at the last possible second? By your reasoning they should...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Natural Pools - the next backyard project - htownjeep on 4/8/14 at 11:57 am|
[quote]The way to do it would be to put in a no-edge dark-stained bottom salt pool. That way you get the look, without the chlorine,[/quote]
You don't know how SWG pools work, do you?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Natural Pools - the next backyard project - htownjeep on 4/8/14 at 11:07 am|
[quote]I can understand the snake concern...but really don't see this as an issue at all. This has been done for decades in Europe without these issues.
Like said previously, it is filtered and pumped and Also has UV light in pump to rid all of those issues.[/quote]
There have been studies that s...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Let's talk domestic help - htownjeep on 4/8/14 at 9:48 am|
[quote]We do have someone come clean the house every other week, best $90 spent.
That's around Houston? What all does she clean?
Molly Maids is about this much. You can tell them what to clean and yes, they speak english. Broken, but they speak it....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Natural Pools - the next backyard project - htownjeep on 4/8/14 at 9:20 am|
[quote]There's got to be some amount of chemicals right? [/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Natural Pools - the next backyard project - htownjeep on 4/8/14 at 9:00 am|
[quote]wouldnt the chlorine and/or salt kill all the vegetation?[/quote]
There's not any. It's filtered by vegetation in a separate smaller pool. That is my main problem with it. It sounds good on paper, but I guarantee you I'd have a damned wild kingdom thing happening within 30 days of install...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: So I'm cooking Coq au Vin, and I open a bottle of wine on the shelf AND.. - htownjeep on 4/8/14 at 8:58 am|
Sucks if it's the best dish you've ever made. Because now you have to have a bottle of 19 yr old cab every time. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Natural Pools - the next backyard project - htownjeep on 4/8/14 at 8:54 am|
[quote]no thank you...snakes[/quote]
That would be a concern for sure. Mosquitoes would be the worst for me immediately. We have enough to deal with already. No need for me to make them a bigger breeding ground on purpose....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Natural Pools - the next backyard project - htownjeep on 4/8/14 at 8:48 am|
This has been my concern about it as well. They say that the wildlife that would be attracted to it would stay in the "plant area" and not go in the main pool. Well, that freaking plant area is still in my yard.
I don't need more wildlife in my yard no matter what area of the pool it gravitat...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Vote for the Hottest Texans Cheerleader Swimsuit Pic (need help) - htownjeep on 4/4/14 at 3:21 pm|
Damn dude, they must be running a program to vote for that other girl. Over 178k votes and your wife only has 33%? No way that many people are actually voting....
| Money Talk|| re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - htownjeep on 4/4/14 at 12:40 pm|
[quote]I'm actually shocked it took this long for CVS to stop doing this. [/quote]
I haven't seen this news. Actually, I bough a VR card with credit at the CVS by my neighborhood last Saturday. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Good baseball to follow for a new person to the sport? - htownjeep on 4/4/14 at 11:56 am|
You could watch a team rebuild from the ground up in the Astros :lol: Don't worry about not knowing their names because 99.9% of Houston doesn't either!...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Conan's Walker Texas Ranger Lever - htownjeep on 4/4/14 at 11:54 am|
Oh my god I'm literally crying in my office. I had to close the door. Yeah, they were all of the old ones but they're still funny as hell....
| Movie/TV Board|| re: HIMYM The Final Season - htownjeep on 4/4/14 at 10:18 am|
[quote]the kids know/knew their mother. they did not know what their father's life was like before they and tracy came along. [/quote]
I don't really believe that because the kids know all of "the gang". And if they knew "the gang" their whole lives then I'm sure they've heard many of the stories ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Brainiest city in America? You guessed it - NO,LA - htownjeep on 4/4/14 at 10:09 am|
[quote]We got our first butthurt poster...It will only progress as the day goes on[/quote]
I guess that video doesn't really mean anything?...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Conan's Walker Texas Ranger Lever - htownjeep on 4/4/14 at 9:32 am|
[quote]The AIDs one with HJO[/quote]
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zo1kNGGEle0)]Poor quality but is still greatness[/link]...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Houston Boiled Crawfish - htownjeep on 4/3/14 at 2:29 pm|
Floyd's out by NASA is pretty good but nowhere near your area. If you find yourself out that way check em out....
| O-T Lounge|| re: When to drink beer, wine, or whiskey... - htownjeep on 4/3/14 at 2:21 pm|
[quote]Wine is for women.[/quote]
So glad I read this before I go out tonight at Perry's. I probably would have had a nice glass of wine with my steak. That was close! :rolleyes:...
| Money Talk|| re: Silk Road founder should go free on money laundering - htownjeep on 4/3/14 at 2:15 pm|
[quote]Look at the ad that just popped on the Poli Board...[/quote]
:lol: Great idea!...
| Money Talk|| re: Silk Road founder should go free on money laundering - htownjeep on 4/3/14 at 1:24 pm|
[quote]Josh has been noticeably absent as well.[/quote]
I haven't looked them up but have they been posting elsewhere? Or just went *poof*?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Hilarious Sketch About the Pain of Being the Only Engineer in a Business Meeting - htownjeep on 4/3/14 at 12:33 pm|
[quote]But I see the flip side of it where I work, trying to get an engineer to understand a business concept can be equally as challenging![/quote]
Me too. It's pure torture. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Need Houston dinner rec for tonight - htownjeep on 4/3/14 at 11:19 am|
[quote]There is an Eddie V's not far from there.
El Tiempo Cantina for good mexican and great margaritas.
Trulucks on westheimer.[/quote]
3 solid recs right there. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Where to get Live Crawfish in Houston? - htownjeep on 4/3/14 at 11:02 am|
I usually get from Rose's in Kemah, but they said Large Select won't be available for a few more weeks. Best they had was Large Mixed right now. Which translates to mostly mediums....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Need Houston dinner rec for tonight - htownjeep on 4/3/14 at 11:00 am|
Any particular kind of food?...