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re: Ask Miss America to prom and get suspended - NoSaint
Perhaps she wasn't a fan and that's why they were shutting it down in advance? Really the story seems practical all around. Kid got asked not to do it, did it anyway, and accepted a punishment. But I must ask - why was miss America being of Indian descent mentioned in the article???...


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re: Can You Fry Grits? - NoSaint
He's not talking about a fried cake or ball, he's thinking fried rice style - just hitting the loose grits with some hot oil. There would be no form to lose....


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re: American diet as compared to other countries - NoSaint
Is there a reason that the American pizza boxes were front and center and open when one of the other countries had one tucked in the corner closed and not immediately identifiable at a quick glance?...


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re: Cop shoots self while attempting to shoot a dog - NoSaint
so if they found no evidence of wrong doing from the family or dog, by proxy we can assume that the officer will be disciplined for discharging his gun so haphazardly right?...


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re: Austin City Limits (Fest) - NoSaint
in hindsight, i definitely couldve been more clear. (edited to add festival)...


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re: Austin City Limits (Fest) - NoSaint
[quote]Well that's disappointing[/quote] id guess that knocks outkast off the bill - two rap headliners would be surprising. other rumors? killers, arcade fire, foo fighters, jack white, beck, tom petty have all seemed to get a lot of mentions for other headlining spots. hoping no skrillex. ...


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Austin City Limits (Fest) - NoSaint
This years lineup is getting announced tuesday, with tickets going on sale shortly after. so far the only "confirmation" is Eminem posting on instagram today that he had news about a texas square dance to be announced on tuesday. ...


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re: My Pit Bull Story From Last Night - NoSaint
sounds like a pretty tame story minus him wanting to mess around with the fence.... it also sounds like you are pretty distant from the neighbors? (no contact info, had to be told it was a pitt, and going straight to animal control).... maybe getting to know them before the next issue pops up wi...


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re: Best place to get a cheap Roomba or Neato vacuum? - NoSaint
[link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/48935908/Anybody-got-a-Roomba.aspx)]heres marchs thread on the topic, which also has a link to februarys in it[/link]...


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re: Best place to get a cheap Roomba or Neato vacuum? - NoSaint
the couple of "forget roomba, buy a neato and get it on amazon" threads ive recently seen, lead me to believe theres a predictable answer coming....


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re: The Word - NoSaint
[quote] They both shred. Watch the video, theres lots of them out there as well. Luther seems to be egoless though, he has no issues with "taking a backseat" to anyone. [/quote] definitely. that they assembled a "sacred steel" band obviously put RR in the spotlight, but i dont think it really ta...


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re: crawfish pie - NoSaint
[quote]I found the recipe that threeputt originally posted in my email[/quote] awesome. i was disappointed to see it disappeared. it was beyond easy, and really tasty. ...


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re: Why are ship captains still expected to go down with ship - NoSaint
i ate lunch within earshot of 5 women watching cnn yesterday and the story came on and they were OUTRAGED that he wasnt the LAST one off the ship. they had no idea his conduct but were adamant that he should essentially get a death sentence...


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re: Armed robber was never told to report to prison - NoSaint
Yes. He should be only marked with a conviction at this point. Would you support a judges ability to suspend a sentence to an arbitrary time of their choosing? There is no excuse for him to not be done with this over a decade later (and his being a good guy means nothing in that opinion). If th...


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re: Armed robber was never told to report to prison - NoSaint
A lot of people seem to want to split the difference and do punishments outside jail or with minimal time - other than "neither side makes me feel good" is there a good reason? It's still blowing my mind that there's no cutoff on the time between sentencing and jail.... I know convicted criminal...


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re: Armed robber was never told to report to prison - NoSaint
[quote]This is why the governor should commute the sentence. That is the best solution. It's obvious that this guy is not a threat to society and has his life in order. You do not want to set a precedent in case law where some rapist never has to go to prison because they forgot about him for a few ...


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re: How *bleeped* up is this Minnesota State HC story? - NoSaint
[quote]Yes u can blame the person. It's his fricken kids. [/quote] im guessing theres a chance that the person that reported it may not have known that. the arrest/firing is where it goes real haywire, as youd think the facts would be well known pretty quickly after the report. ...


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re: The Official 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest thread - Phish takes over NOLA - NoSaint
still one of my favorite groups to catch at the upstairs room at blue nile - this year doug has assembled the following band for wimbash: Doug Wimbish and Corey Glover (Living Colour), Khris Royal & Dark Matter, Nigel Hall (Nth Power/ Lettuce), Eric Krasno (Soulive/ Lettuce). last year all o...


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re: Umphrey's McGee in New Orleans, LA - NoSaint
im not hip to the jam band scene, so count me out as a good resource to guess who. just heard that there was a good one expected through the grapevine from a fellow music person. long story short, im not saying its not miley....


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re: If you're a Jew you must register... - NoSaint
[quote]Are they certain it's the Russians passing the leaflets out and not just a ploy to ignite anti-Russian setiment. [/quote] that was my first question - america is saying it looks legit. which doesnt truly answer it, i suppose....


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re: man facing federal charges over $.89 drink refill - $525 citation from feds - NoSaint
[link=(http://m.wafb.com/#!/newsDetail/25269079)] "In reviewing the case, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center has determined a warning in lieu of a citation is sufficient in this case," a statement released by the VA stated on Thursday.[/link] for anyone still interested in the actual story...


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re: Man threatened with $525 fine by government for refilling soda cup - NoSaint
[quote]I have always assumed that if the soda fountain is self-serve, refills are free. [/quote] if you come on down to the big city, some places will put up signs saying no free refills. lesson learned here - be mindful of the signs. much like a host of other infractions that would normally...


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re: Man threatened with $525 fine by government for refilling soda cup - NoSaint
[quote]Is he a vet that gets his medical care from the VA? I don't see how they can deny him access[/quote] hes an employee of the construction company working a project there. ...


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re: Airbnb vent...I just started renting my apartment on airbnb - NoSaint
interesting info on both fronts. it still seems in the back of my head that its taking a pretty big risk that if you are partaking in illegal activity and the bill comes due the others may step away. it might be worth checking into those stories and see if airbnb backed people that were doin...


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re: Man threatened with $525 fine by government for refilling soda cup - NoSaint
as i posted in the other thread on the OT, that he is banned from the premises and lost his job as a result is far worse than a ticket for $525 that may still end up getting reduced by a judge....


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re: Umphrey's McGee in New Orleans, LA - NoSaint
not going but i hear theres a big guest scheduled to sit in...


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re: Airbnb vent...I just started renting my apartment on airbnb - NoSaint
[quote]vacation rental insurance so no worries there[/quote] does that really not run into issues with it not being legal to do vacation rentals in new orleans?...


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re: Airbnb vent...I just started renting my apartment on airbnb - NoSaint
[quote]I'd like to know if it happened because that is pretty huge.[/quote] part of why i mentioned it - ive heard the story around town once or twice and im not sure if its true or just a myth from the anti-airbnb crowd....


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re: Armed robber was never told to report to prison - NoSaint
[quote]No doubt about it, but he also robbed a dude with a firearm. I don't think he should serve time but I don't think community service is unfair.[/quote] i wouldnt be terribly upset by that, but i think that is bending to the emotion of "but if you do something wrong you should get in trouble" ...


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re: Armed robber was never told to report to prison - NoSaint
[quote]You punish someone for fricking up (which can also be construed as a deterrent, I guess). He wasn't punished here.[/quote] im assuming he was arrested, went through a trial, and lived with his future in doubt for quite some time. i wont argue that he served 13 years in jail, but i do think...


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