| Tech Board|| re: Best place to buy a home PC? - Layabout on 7/23/14 at 12:52 am|
[quote]There is no valid argument against at least a 120gb ssd anymore.[/quote]
For someone in the market for a value PC (which is what started this thread) there is no off-the-shelf product that includes an SSD. Installing one as an add-on and transferring the OS to it isn't within the comfort zon...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Non-pretentious, "down to earth" Hollywood celebrities - Layabout on 7/22/14 at 3:53 pm|
Brad Pitt has that reputation in New Orleans, hangs out at the same places as the hoi-polloi. Not so sure about Angelina though. ...
| Tech Board|| re: Best place to buy a home PC? - Layabout on 7/22/14 at 2:26 pm|
[quote]Why not just suggest hooking up 110 to a turd? It would summarize all that.
You should take the propeller off your beanie and pay attention to what is being discussed. Not everyone is a gamer and torrent downloader....
| Tech Board|| re: Best place to buy a home PC? - Layabout on 7/22/14 at 10:32 am|
Just got my Newegg daily e-mail and found this. It pretty much has all of the features you need and it's on sale for $449 with free shipping. Use promo code EMCPCHH237.
| Political Talk|| re: Dardenne: Jindal's approach"outrageous"- UPDATE Jindal getting sued - Layabout on 7/22/14 at 9:37 am|
[quote]except that the feds will soon use it to further their control over the states
You need to get back on your lithium.
| Tech Board|| re: Best place to buy a home PC? - Layabout on 7/22/14 at 9:32 am|
Don't get hung up on the processor model. Instead compare Passmark scores to get a better idea of the processing power. For the usage you describe look for something with a Passmark score of at least 2000-3000.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Sip and Spit college...legal alcohol consumption for those <21 - Layabout on 7/22/14 at 4:04 am|
[quote]Are women allowed at this fantasy college of yours?[/quote]
They gravitate to the classes in cork soaking....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Things to do in NOLA... - Layabout on 7/21/14 at 9:08 pm|
Pretend you're from Texas and puke on your boots....
| Political Talk|| re: Report: Gov. Rick Perry to mobilize Texas National Guard troops to secure U.S.-M - Layabout on 7/21/14 at 3:26 pm|
[quote]The reason that it is such an issue now is because of the number of readily available social programs that cost the tax payer money.[/quote]
Which of those is Obama responsible for that weren't there before he took office? Don't say Obamacare because the border states did not expand their M...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Anywhere in New Orleans or BR I can get New Mexican Green Chilies? - Layabout on 7/21/14 at 3:21 pm|
LaMorenita in Baton Rouge. It's a Mexican supermarket corner of Wooddale and Florida. Great produce section with every variety of pepper available. Try the butcher shop too but you'd better know a little Spanish before you try. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Report: Gov. Rick Perry to mobilize Texas National Guard troops to secure U.S.-M - Layabout on 7/21/14 at 10:25 am|
[quote] looking presidential with moves such as this.
It would take a lot more than this empty posturing to make Rick "Uh I Forgot the Other One" Perry look presidential....
| Political Talk|| re: First thing republicans should do it they take the senate-- - Layabout on 7/20/14 at 9:47 pm|
[quote]Sad that you didnt realize that this program was initially just for land lines and not cell phones for everyone in a household . You don't watch enough Fox News.
It's cheaper than a land line. It's the smart thing to do, not that that would deter you from trying to tar Obama with ...
| Political Talk|| re: First thing republicans should do it they take the senate-- - Layabout on 7/20/14 at 9:31 pm|
Sad that you didn't bother to look into the origins of the lifeline assistance program that began in 2008 three months before the election. You watch too much Faux News....
| Political Talk|| re: Lindsey Graham droppin' bombs on MTP - Layabout on 7/20/14 at 9:37 am|
[quote]and see that the king has no clothes.[/quote]
Neither does the queen, i.e., Lindsey Graham. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Elizabeth Warren's 11 Commandments of Progressivism - Layabout on 7/19/14 at 2:02 pm|
Very well said, Ms. Warren. Who could disagree with that platform?
| Political Talk|| re: A question asked by Penn Jillette- what is your response? - Layabout on 7/19/14 at 3:32 am|
[quote]Dumb. How do you know if God is speaking to you?[/quote]
The same way Abraham knew....
| Political Talk|| re: Treatment of Murphy Painter by Jindal adm. dispictable--collected $300K today - Layabout on 7/18/14 at 11:46 pm|
[quote]To me, its one government a-hole going after another government a-hole. [/quote]
Painter and his gang of wannabe cop thugs deserved to go in any case. Isn't Painter still in some legal trouble for sexual harassment and using law enforcement databases to stalk his girlfriends?...
| Tech Board|| re: Is Over The Air Broadcast in Jeopardy? - Layabout on 7/18/14 at 7:32 pm|
[quote]If ESPN were to put everyone of their channels out there onto the Internet and charge a small subscription fee I would drop cable instantly.
I believe friends and family can share passwords for services like ESPN and Netflix. Of course, not suggesting you do anything illegal. ...
| Tech Board|| re: Is Over The Air Broadcast in Jeopardy? - Layabout on 7/18/14 at 3:27 pm|
I cut the cable just this week and get all the channels I need in perfect HD with a combination of OTA, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Prime for a fifth of what I was paying for satellite. I'm a happy camper....
| Tech Board|| re: I have an odd printer issue - Layabout on 7/18/14 at 1:48 pm|
Which one is not putting the toilet seat down when it's finished? :lol:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone here have a true home theater? - Layabout on 7/18/14 at 1:43 pm|
[quote]no but my floor is sticky[/quote]
Don't watch so much porn. :lol:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's the Worst flight you've ever been on - Layabout on 7/18/14 at 1:40 pm|
I had the aisle seat on a flight from Baton Rouge to Chicago, two women sitting next to me. As soon as the plane started taxiing the one in the middle seat next to me reached for the barf bag and apologized for the fact that she always got air sick. Her friend told her she shouldn't have eaten the...
| Political Talk|| re: If we had Americans om that plane.... - Layabout on 7/18/14 at 9:59 am|
[quote]Boeing has to and should care about this![/quote]
Boeing only cares about such things when the airworthiness of their product is called into question or they face some potential liability. Neither is the case here. Boeing is a corporation that exists to make money and they made a handsome ...
| Political Talk|| re: If we had Americans om that plane.... - Layabout on 7/18/14 at 9:45 am|
[quote]Im sure The Boeing Company cares that one of their planes was shot down.
About as much as GM cares about one of their cars being totaled. ...
| Political Talk|| re: Why can't the president cancel a fund raiser in troubled times? - Layabout on 7/18/14 at 12:50 am|
Some people can do two or more things at once. It's called multi-tasking. Ask a woman if you need to know more....
| Political Talk|| re: Reagan's response to Russia after shooting down Korean 747 (1983) - Layabout on 7/17/14 at 3:55 pm|
[quote]One of Reagan's action after the Russians shot down that airliner was to allow world wide access to the military's GNSS system. Today we call it GPS. [/quote]
That sure taught those Russkies a lesson!
And to be sure they were trembling in their boots we launched an invasion of Grenada six...
| Political Talk|| re: Reagan's response to Russia after shooting down Korean 747 (1983) - Layabout on 7/17/14 at 3:45 pm|
So what did Reagan do besides jawbone on TV and bluster for a few weeks? Diddly squat....
| Political Talk|| re: How the GOP should treat gay marriage in 2016 - Layabout on 7/17/14 at 12:55 pm|
[quote]state's rights [/quote]
The rallying cry of die-hard racists and homophobes. ...
| Political Talk|| re: CNN - Elizabeth Warren in 2016? Republicans take notice - Layabout on 7/16/14 at 11:56 pm|
[quote]Actually, the Palin comparison is dead on. It is perfect.
Palin isn't fit to carry Warren's jockstrap.
| Political Talk|| re: CNN - Elizabeth Warren in 2016? Republicans take notice - Layabout on 7/16/14 at 4:19 pm|
[quote]She's basically the left's Sarah Palin and Rick Santorum rolled into one. True believers like her are scary.
You've never really listened to her, have you? She's got the Reagan magic and she's one of the most formidable debaters in Washington. Palin and Santorum are bad jokes; Wa...