| O-T Lounge|| re: Reclaimed Wood Furniture - GFunk on 3/11/14 at 8:57 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: The ramblings of a St. George opponent - GFunk on 3/10/14 at 9:33 pm|
Still curious as to how Lionel Rainey and Bodi Whote scare companies and entities like L'Auberge, LSU, and the Mall of Louisiana more than MULTI TIME BILLION DOLLAR TAX RAISER Kip Holden.
How are those entities any "safer" from undue taxation under a Mayor/President who wants to spend BILLIONS in...
| O-T Lounge|| re: The ramblings of a St. George opponent - GFunk on 3/10/14 at 12:12 pm|
[quote]Better than worrying about when we are going to get an outlet mall or another chain of kohls, best buy, and cracker barrels like you see every other exit from here all the way through Florida.
At least a nature center will teach the kids something rather than shoving a xbox in your face and...
| O-T Lounge|| re: The ramblings of a St. George opponent - GFunk on 3/10/14 at 11:52 am|
[quote]BigEdLSU[/quote][quote]What a lot of parents don't realize, IMO, is that these schools just prep for the annual tests all year, instead of pushing the students to learn.
I can't stand the "pass at all costs so we can get a raise" mentality that prevails.[/quote]
I believe its referred ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: The ramblings of a St. George opponent - GFunk on 3/10/14 at 11:45 am|
Just look at the roads and highways and lack of infrastructure in Ascension and Livingston. Do you think people flocked to those parishes to raise children and start families because of the commute in I-12 or Airline Highway?
Look at the population shifts and the rise of those two school systems....
| Money Talk|| re: Realtor & Mortgage Recs in BR - GFunk on 3/9/14 at 9:16 pm|
Buy on the Diversion Canal. Put up with the commute.
| Tiger Rant|| re: VIDEO-2014 Plays of the year - GFunk on 3/9/14 at 9:10 pm|
Jennings to Dural didn't make the cut? I know the "Ranters will bitch about anything," Ranter subset will feel the bile build up in the back of their throats, but WTF is Jennings TD to Dural vs Arkansas?...
| Political Talk|| re: Spin off thread...What has the Democrat party done to keep the black vote?? - GFunk on 3/9/14 at 8:47 am|
They practice identity politics daily. Pretty simple stuff....
| Money Talk|| re: Opinions on what to do regarding vehicle - GFunk on 3/9/14 at 8:45 am|
Buy a countdown calendar and hang it in your garage once you establish a timeline. Scratch off a day at a time. It'll help!...
| Money Talk|| re: Is it necessary to get an independent home inspector to inspect a new condo? - GFunk on 3/9/14 at 8:44 am|
[quote]saintforlife1[/quote][quote]We are buying a new condo constructed by DR Horton. Is it necessary to get an independent home inspection done or it it waste of money on a new construction? The builder said they went through multiple stages of inspection by the city inspectors certifying each s...
| Money Talk|| re: Buffett on retirement for his wife - GFunk on 3/9/14 at 8:37 am|
[quote]Buffett on retirement for his wife I believe WB is 82 years old. He has the following set up for his wife (16 years younger) when he departs: 10% in short term bonds (VFSTX??) and 90% in Vanguard 500 fund (VFIAX). [b]Looks too aggressive to me.[/b] [/quote...
| Money Talk|| re: Best car for ~25k. What would you get? - GFunk on 3/9/14 at 8:29 am|
[quote]I think the Kia optimas are pretty nice as well but all of you guys keep saying "I bought my wife so and so car.." And that just enhances the stereotype I have against certain cars that seem to be driven by mostly women [/quote]
I drive an SUV without a note. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Opinions on what to do regarding vehicle - GFunk on 3/9/14 at 8:25 am|
Dude pay that bitch off and ride her till the wheels fall off. I haven't had a truck note since 2009. I drive a 2000 4Runner and the wife has the new ride.
Seriously, fight the urge and you'll thank yourself with the several Hundo's in your pocket every month. Better yet, keep paying your note b...
| Money Talk|| re: Is it smart to pay off house? - GFunk on 3/9/14 at 8:20 am|
What would you do with the money if you didn't pay off your house?
What would you do with the money you pay monthly on your house note now if you didn't have to pay it?
Pro/Con the answers to those two questions out and you should have a really clear idea about which answer is the right one.
| More Sports Board|| re: Sam Shields gets 4 years/39 million - GFunk on 3/8/14 at 7:51 pm|
I remember when Donavan McNabb got paid "$58 million" when he signed with the Redskins, too.
The devil's in the details. He got plenty guaranteed but I am 100% positive that contract will get reworked or he'll get cut next offseason at some point....
| Money Talk|| re: Best car for ~25k. What would you get? - GFunk on 3/8/14 at 7:48 pm|
Bought my wife a 2013 Kia Optima in August. Power windows, cruise, hands free integration satellite/bluetooth radio, no sunroof or power seats.
We agreed on just under $19K and with the trade we owed a bit on, we financed $16K for 60 months at 1.9%.
She had a 2009 Dodge Charger SRT that had t...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Follow up Interviews - GFunk on 3/8/14 at 10:12 am|
Find them on LinkedIn if you can. See if they are linking articles or participating in any groups. Look up their bios on the company website if available and see if you can glean anything.
Not really providing a lot of specific context based on what you're trying to obtain with the OP from over ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How early do you get up on Saturday? - GFunk on 3/8/14 at 10:00 am|
Normally the wife and I wake up between 7-7:30. I used to sleep till 11. Then I got married to an early riser. Much prefer this to be quite honest....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Follow up Interviews - GFunk on 3/8/14 at 9:58 am|
I've typically experienced that upper management sits in and sizes up the choice of the hiring manager in the follow up interview.
Sometimes the upper management sits in on the initial. Halliburton uses the 2nd interview to have the actual job choices tour their facility and meet their coworkers...
| O-T Lounge|| re: I can't find a way to root my S4 Active with the new 4.3 update - GFunk on 3/8/14 at 8:34 am|
Is this the part where I bring up my iPhone 5 and my Numbers and Pages app and that I always have access to them there, via iCloud/iWorks on my desktop and my iPad?
Okay, my bad....
Recommence with all the Androidisgodbecaiseicantweakandcustomizemyshitandyoucantbecauseoflockeddownsoftwa...
| Money Talk|| re: USDA Rural Development Loan Question - GFunk on 3/7/14 at 9:55 pm|
No issue with it. If you got a subsidy or forgivable down payment type deal, those sometimes are based on living in the home for a certain number of years. Otherwise you should be fine......
| O-T Lounge|| re: Postal workers and Cul de sac parking conflicts - GFunk on 3/4/14 at 9:24 pm|
This thread is full of oblivious betas and a bunch of e-Seagal's...everyone of whom are delivering....
| Political Talk|| re: Jindal wants to raid trust funds in his budget-can anyone think of some cuts? - GFunk on 3/4/14 at 9:08 pm|
The carpenters, hair dressers, make up artists, wardrobe designers, set designers, lighting experts and others who worked in La at fractions compared to the exponentially greater salaries they now receive are huge fans and are boots on the ground.
These people went from making menial hourly rates...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is Bose pricing due to its name nowadays or are their speakers still better? - GFunk on 3/4/14 at 8:56 pm|
Don't apologize. You don't know my taste or exact use cases. I really appreciate the advice and recs!...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is Bose pricing due to its name nowadays or are their speakers still better? - GFunk on 3/4/14 at 8:49 pm|
The design of the product is ridiculous. It's aesthetic is absolutely horrible. I like contemporary, but that's just incredibly poorly designed. The sound may be great, but that kills it for me. Design matters. I need at least a passing thought towards portability and mobility, which I've said sever...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is Bose pricing due to its name nowadays or are their speakers still better? - GFunk on 3/4/14 at 8:37 pm|
Yeah I saw that Zeppelin and its total crap. I need something portable and that I can use in outdoor settings. This doesn't look like something I can set by the pool or grill...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Are Mardi Gras floats getting cheaper looking? - GFunk on 3/4/14 at 8:00 pm|
Floats can be 20-30 years old in some cases. Like classic cars, the chassis remains but the exterior changes out.
Our floats are repainted and get new props and decorations yearly outside of a quarter or so which are the same each year (royalty, board officers, court, and two big "groups" in our ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is Bose pricing due to its name nowadays or are their speakers still better? - GFunk on 3/4/14 at 7:54 pm|
[quote]Hopeful Doc[/quote][quote]Its quality was never superior to similarly-priced other brands. Bose is the best at advertising. That price is reflected in its speakers- which have always had poor low end and a high-mid cutout. Some people like the sound. Most that listen to other stuff I have tal...
| O-T Lounge|| Is Bose pricing due to its name nowadays or are their speakers still better? - GFunk on 3/4/14 at 7:40 pm|
I am on the market for a sound bar and a small bluetooth speaker for portable/outdoor listening. I see reviews like Jawbone and Beats indicating their quality is on par with-if not superior to-Bose. Yet Bose is far and away more expensive for both product lines.
What say the OT: is the price of t...
| Tiger Rant|| re: What has happened to Womens B-Ball - GFunk on 3/4/14 at 8:16 am|
[quote]Unless Torina gets fired, she is never leaving LSU until she is retired! [/quote][quote]Tigerbait357[/quote]
Thanks, Mr. Torina! Glad to hear you like BR!...