| O-T Lounge|| re: Probability Question - Bayou Tiger on 8/29/14 at 7:34 pm|
[quote]Also knowing the frequency with which each type of sandwich is ordered would allow for a more precise probability.[/quote]Good point. Also need to know the correlation matrix between the breads, ingredients, etc. Modeling correlation and dependencies will increase the odds of the same sandwic...
| Money Talk|| re: Buying a Home with on a Septic System - Bayou Tiger on 8/27/14 at 5:23 am|
[quote]Wife and I are the final candidate for a job[/quote]This part fascinates me. Is it a two-person job (co-directors or entertainers), or are you competing for the same job? If it's the latter, just let her have it! :lol:...
| Money Talk|| re: How wealthy are you? - Bayou Tiger on 8/25/14 at 7:47 pm|
If I quit and go to work at Subway tomorrow, my score jumps over 10....
| Money Talk|| re: How wealthy are you? - Bayou Tiger on 8/25/14 at 6:28 pm|
This calculation makes more sense for flattish incomes. Otherwise it seems meaningless. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Are there any Petroleum Engineers with 7+ years experience on here? Advice?? - Bayou Tiger on 8/23/14 at 2:50 pm|
Your Production Enhancement experience and prior stint with an operator should be a big help in catching on again with an operator.
I don't know much about the Chevron DSM program but can say from experience that Chevron is a good people-oriented company in terms of training/development and work-...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Anyone have a scrimmage update. - Bayou Tiger on 8/19/14 at 8:02 pm|
[quote]Ross Dellenger @DellengerAdv
Miles says Quentin Thomas "played a lot of football today." #LSU[/quote]
Channeling his inner Ken Norton Jr...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Do we really need the term cisgender? - Bayou Tiger on 8/16/14 at 6:26 pm|
cissification of America...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Woodlands, Tx Dining - Bayou Tiger on 8/16/14 at 2:12 pm|
A few favorites in no particular order...
Republic Grille - good steaks and variety, not too pricey
Tommy Bahama's - quality food and atmosphere
Skeeter's Mesquite Grill - Burgers, Fajitas, etc
Black Walnut Cafe - American food
Hubbel and Hudson Kitchen - American Food
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone ever buy an oil field or buy interest in an oil field? - Bayou Tiger on 8/15/14 at 5:37 am|
Also consider that, like buying a cheap foreclosure property, you could end up with a property that is actually a huge liability.
Abandoning wells, removing equipment, and remediating the soil can be either relatively cheap or quite expensive, depending on the setup and condition of the wells und...
| Money Talk|| re: Anyone ever buy an oil field or buy interest in an oil field? - Bayou Tiger on 8/14/14 at 8:17 pm|
It is a quick way to lose money unless you know what you are doing.
After looking at enough of these over the years either the reserves or the operating costs or the capital costs (often all three) are fantasy, and the marketed financials often don't even tie to their lease operating statements.
| Money Talk|| re: Home buying advice - personal info inside - Bayou Tiger on 8/13/14 at 8:18 pm|
Sharing a home loan with a girlfriend is as bad of an idea as cosigning a student loan. You are both burned if something happens to the relationship and somebody misses a payment, especially if neither of you can afford the payment individually.
Instead, just let one person buy the house and get ...
| Money Talk|| re: Fed Reserve: 31% of Adults have 0 saved for retirement - Bayou Tiger on 8/12/14 at 10:00 am|
[quote]Wonder how many Millennials with savings have parents with NO savings? Perhaps some of those youngsters don't appreciate the economic sacrifice some parents made in financing their lifestyles for 25 years. I see this all the time: hard-working parents who've given their kids every material ad...
| Tech Board|| re: Verizon LTE service on gameday @ LSU. T-Mobile? - Bayou Tiger on 8/3/14 at 7:43 pm|
[quote]Yeah they just upgraded cell service BIG TIME.[/quote]And fixed the scoreboard ads, and added seating. The athletic department's doing work....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Fall Camp: What I'm Looking For (BBI free article) - Bayou Tiger on 8/3/14 at 5:08 pm|
[quote]Leonard Fournette is the hardest player to cover on the 2014 team. [/quote]Believable, since the WR's were probably being covered by RR/TW and the RB's by a linebacker who was "always in the right place"...
| O-T Lounge|| re: So you are trapped 10 years in a basement - Bayou Tiger on 7/24/14 at 10:10 pm|
6pts full kitchen and ingredients
5pts workout room
4pts surround sound
3pts hygeine products
3pts mayo clinic doctor
2pts satellite radio
1pt pool table
Guess I'm getting old...answers would have been way different 10 years ago....
| O-T Lounge|| re: The bi- monthly "where are you in the Gulf" thread - Bayou Tiger on 7/17/14 at 9:50 pm|
Ivory Tower representing...
| Money Talk|| re: Home Buying Question, able to walk away? - Bayou Tiger on 7/11/14 at 2:22 pm|
Don't worry about whether or not the sellers are pissed. The had a written offer before but chose not to sign it. That is part of the risk that they took with a counter-offer.
I assume your original offer expired already. They are usually written to terminate if not accepted in a short time fram...
| O-T Lounge|| re: besides engineering, if you went back to college for a second bachelor degree - Bayou Tiger on 7/6/14 at 10:47 pm|
Art History... always had an interest and could really lead to some great museum visits and travels later in life...
| O-T Lounge|| re: dentists - the resurgence of wealthy - Bayou Tiger on 7/6/14 at 5:23 pm|
I'm just looking for a new dentist in Texas after going in Baton Rouge for years. Westerman in Baton Rouge is as skilled and honest as they come, so I am hoping for somebody similar in the Woodlands.
I might give Wambaugh a try this week - looking for somebody in their 50's who has a great track ...
| Money Talk|| re: Big fish in a small pond or wade into deeper waters? TL/DR - Bayou Tiger on 7/5/14 at 12:51 pm|
At this point it sounds like you have more experience in the niche group (3 yrs) than the major projects group (hired 5 years ago).
The niche group is limited in the pay and the career opportunities, and with only 2 years in the major projects group you have not really proven your skills there ei...