| Food and Drink Board|| re: Jubans Baton Rouge terrible experience tonight - LSUAfro on 7/13/14 at 7:39 am|
[quote]I'm sorry, but this really doesn't sound all that bad to be running here to post this long arse review. You went with a big group on a busy Saturday night and got a under cooked steak and had a slow service issue. No big deal. Complain to the server or manager and have your issue fixed. [/qu...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| re: Have a friend of mine looking to sell 2 FB tickets (near top of 412) - $1550 - LSUAfro on 7/12/14 at 4:50 pm|
| Money Talk|| re: Tacoma owners are mighty proud. - LSUAfro on 7/12/14 at 2:58 pm|
Tacomas hold their values unreal well. ...
| Money Talk|| re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro on 7/11/14 at 1:45 pm|
[quote]Ya, going to Barcelona over New Years. Had a whole apartment for $100 a night for a week right in Gotic. [/quote] Nice. I'll have to give it another look.
Also, have you had success churning any cards? I think I'm going to start churning the Citi AA Plat card next year on my wife's account...
| Money Talk|| re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro on 7/11/14 at 10:17 am|
[quote]I used it all over Europe for the last 7 weeks[/quote]
7 weeks? Just graduate or something? Get a job man :lol:.
[quote] it makes for some pretty nice accommodations at a really affordable price. I was staying in awesome apartments in the city center of every city I went to for less than $6...
| Money Talk|| re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro on 7/11/14 at 10:03 am|
[quote]I am decently happy with my other cards but I wouldn't be opposed to spending more on this card[/quote] I'd go Amex Gold if you could hit the 30k spend, if not, I'd go the AMEX SPG for non-category spend. Both have good transfer options, but SPG has more & bonuses transfers to all airlines. I...
| Money Talk|| re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro on 7/11/14 at 9:59 am|
[quote]Nope. Just Amex. Chase and Barclay's etc will earn points. Amex is just smart about their stuff. [/quote]
Curious to see how the "once in a lifetime bonus" plan shakes out for Amex.
I just can't see them turning down large spenders, however, I can see them doing a more thorough CC review...
| Money Talk|| re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro on 7/11/14 at 9:32 am|
[quote]Any suggestion on what card would reward me the most?[/quote]
Will you be using this card strictly to handle these expenses, or will you be putting other spend on here as well?...
| Money Talk|| re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro on 7/11/14 at 8:42 am|
[quote]If you have an NFC capable smartphone, you can sign up for Amex Serve via ISIS (terrorist scum) wallet and load ($500 a day) $1,500 a month via credit card from the comfort of home. $1,000 a month ($200 a day) with regular Serve. [/quote] Yeah...don't have an NFC capable phone. Oh well.
| Money Talk|| re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro on 7/10/14 at 11:25 am|
[quote]ETA: Amex Serve is the bees knees [/quote]
I have really gotten out of the FT forums and haven't kept up with MS methods....
| Money Talk|| re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro on 7/10/14 at 11:23 am|
[quote]My southwest premiere rewards card just got a $5k bump out of nowhere[/quote] They did this to my wife as well. I believe she had a 17.5k limit and bumped it to 25k. She has minimal spend on the card and really only uses it to book SW travel for work/vacation....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Don't get too excited about Uber - LSUAfro on 7/10/14 at 10:23 am|
Any update on their status in BR? ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Eatel says it's looking good for SEC Channel - LSUAfro on 7/10/14 at 9:31 am|
[quote]now that the cox domino has fallen... the rest will follow.[/quote] Has nothing to do with Cox. Content providers have contracts renewals at different time. Dish had theirs earlier in the year, Cox just had theirs, Direct TV is coming up and so is Eatel....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Eatel says it's looking good for SEC Channel - LSUAfro on 7/10/14 at 8:07 am|
How anybody thinks that a local content provider in SEC territory won't have the SECN is beyond me....
| O-T Lounge|| re: What do you do if the tip of a Qtip - LSUAfro on 7/9/14 at 7:30 pm|
Nose Frieda for the ear. ...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Restaurant Week Picks??? - LSUAfro on 7/9/14 at 2:29 pm|
Bin 77 - I haven't been since they changed ownership.
[b]FIRST COURSE (CHOOSE ONE)[/b]
Chicken Sausage with Farmer's Cheese Ravioli
With squash, fava beans, snap peas, spring onions and sweet corn broth
Yellowfin Tuna, Cobia Crudo & Crab Wood Sorrel
With Heart of Palm, avocado mousse, squ...
| Money Talk|| re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro on 7/9/14 at 10:01 am|
[quote]To anyone who has the SPG Amex, they are offering a 20% bonus if you transfer to American. I just did 40,000 SPG points and got 60,000 miles. [/quote] Yeah I saw that and I just transferred 40k to AA a month ago too. Damnit :Banghead:...
| Money Talk|| re: Capital One Venture vs Quicksilver - LSUAfro on 7/8/14 at 11:00 am|
I'd get the Quicksilver in case I ever wanted to get the Venture bonus since you really aren't going to use either. I think they rolled me over to the quicksilver last year as well....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Bitch about BR interstate traffic thread - LSUAfro on 7/8/14 at 10:01 am|
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| O-T Lounge|| re: Bitch about BR interstate traffic thread - LSUAfro on 7/8/14 at 9:57 am|
[quote]10-15 mph under it at all times in all lanes regardless of traffic or weather conditions.[/quote] It is a bit mind boggling. I'm not sure if people don't realize it's 65 MPH or they just feel more comfortable going 55.
And yeah...it's both lanes. Always fun when you get two of these specia...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Bitch about BR interstate traffic thread - LSUAfro on 7/8/14 at 9:53 am|
[quote]I drive from Gonzales to south Baton Rouge every morning and the amount of idiots that have no idea US 61 is a state highway and insist on riding in the left lane at less than the speed limit while they , eat, sleep, talk on phone, read the paper, put on makeup, day dream, whatever drives me ...
| Money Talk|| re: Capital One Venture vs Quicksilver - LSUAfro on 7/8/14 at 9:47 am|
I would only transfer cards if they made the bonus available. I believe it's 20k for the Venture right now.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: City Pork II - LSUAfro on 7/3/14 at 12:44 pm|
[quote]Which one? Are you a sysco establishment?[/quote] What does that mean?
Considering they lost their charcuterie chef, I'd say it's with a pretty high certainty they procure from a distributor. Doesn't mean they aren't getting a high end product....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: City Pork II - LSUAfro on 7/3/14 at 9:39 am|
[quote]The only people who hate it are the snobs that post on this board.[/quote] Um no. The understanding is that they aren't making their charcuterie in house anymore. That's not hating. It is just disappointing IMO and you can call it being snobby if you want. If they are ordering it from Sysco, ...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| re: Premium Saints tickets for sale (Face)... - LSUAfro on 7/2/14 at 7:48 am|
Damn...This is why this board sucks. He's not scalping and not being unreasonable.
Let the man sell his tickets. He's asking face. Email the guy if you're truly interested in the tickets and see if he wants to work something out.
I understand that one game is pre-season, but he's asking what h...
| Money Talk|| re: Payroll Screw-up...need Advice - LSUAfro on 7/1/14 at 2:35 pm|
[quote]Couldn't he face an underpayment penalty though if he waits until year end?[/quote]Sure, but it sounds as if he was receiving a refund in the past, so it seems highly unlikely that an untaxed $2k(?) in income would push him in to that category....
| Money Talk|| re: Payroll Screw-up...need Advice - LSUAfro on 7/1/14 at 2:19 pm|
[quote]I would go with option 3.[/quote] No you wouldn't.
[quote]and sent it in as an estimated tax payment to both the IRS and whatever state you are in. [/quote]
For what? :lol: That's silly. That's why we file returns at YE. Would you send in your estimated taxes early if they gave you a $2k bo...
| Money Talk|| re: Payroll Screw-up...need Advice - LSUAfro on 7/1/14 at 12:11 pm|
[quote]So you're saying there's more risk in keeping the money than giving it back?[/quote]
It's not really a matter of risk.
The only difference is who is holding the money at YE. If you underpaid through out the year, then you will have a tax liability and can use that money you received erron...
| Money Talk|| re: Payroll Screw-up...need Advice - LSUAfro on 7/1/14 at 10:55 am|
[quote]here are going to be a lot of people that tell you to keep the cash and make interest, but the smart move is to have it all taken out of your next check.
Oh I think the interest consideration is virtually worthless.
I would just keep the cash in my hands. Just because I don't t...
| Money Talk|| re: Payroll Screw-up...need Advice - LSUAfro on 7/1/14 at 10:39 am|
Just take option 1 and stick the money in savings if you think this will result in you having a tax liability at YE. ...