| Tiger Rant|| re: Mett has a torn ACL per ESPN (links) - TheDude321 on 12/3/13 at 11:34 pm|
[quote]Pretty sure if is was NOT an ACL tear, Bonnette would have shot it down immediately.[/quote]
Well, some folks seem to think that LSU hasn't announced it yet to stay in the running for a Cotton Bowl bid, but they don't realize that the Cotton Bowl won't take LSU even with Mett healthy. :ban...
| O-T Lounge|| re: So Whitey Bulger lived in the resort town of Grande Isle, LA according to 60 Min - TheDude321 on 11/25/13 at 11:00 am|
[quote]If grand isle is a resort town, Galveston is dubai.[/quote]
GI was a resort town...granted, it was like a hundred years ago. Kate Chopin had a famous novel about it. The Grand Isle/Last Island region of the state even had large hotels, casinos, etc. Enormous hurricanes eventually put an...
| O-T Lounge|| re: So Whitey Bulger lived in the resort town of Grande Isle, LA according to 60 Min - TheDude321 on 11/25/13 at 10:54 am|
[quote]I just want a rational explanation why Grand Isle is in Jefferson Parish and not Lafourche Parish.[/quote]
Look at older maps of Louisiana. Before the oil companies exacerbated all that coastal erosion in the 1900s, Jefferson Parish's land extended all the way to south to Grand Isle...now...
| O-T Lounge|| re: LSU lakes - female jogger attacked tonight - TheDude321 on 11/22/13 at 1:51 am|
[quote]It isn't THAT far away from some rough parts of town.[/quote]
Well, according to the article, the incident occurred at the 2500 block of East Lakeshore Drive, an area that probably has among the lowest crime rates in the parish--mostly fancy, two-story mansion-like houses around there, wit...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Facebook: the Saints own the South's fans - TheDude321 on 11/20/13 at 10:22 pm|
[quote]One little patch on Long Island are for the Jets :lol: [/quote]
That's not good, but check out the Raiders--they aren't even the most popular team in their own home county...or hold any single county in their entire metro area, for that matter. The Raiders do have some fans in the Los Ang...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Facebook: the Saints own the South's fans - TheDude321 on 11/19/13 at 1:48 pm|
SIAP, but I couldn't find a thread already on this. Any way, it's Saints-Falcons week once again, so it's worth a mention. "Likes" on Facebook prove that, win or lose, the Saints already own Dixie. The best thing about this map, is that it was made after last season, when the Saints lost "bandwag...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Was Devery's Bluegrass Miracle - TheDude321 on 11/16/13 at 9:15 pm|
[quote]Longest TD to ever END a game.[/quote]
Second longest, actually. Brett Favre threw the longest: [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziDPsDRQJzI)]LINK[/link]....
| SEC Rant|| re: Has the Iron Bowl ever decided the SEC West? - TheDude321 on 11/15/13 at 1:44 pm|
[quote]As mentioned, the Iron Bowl has never been played to determine which of the 2 teams in it would go to the SECCG.[/quote]
It was proclaimed several years ago by someone that the Arkansas-LSU winner was the year-end series that most often determined the division entry (for either SEC divisio...
| SEC Rant|| re: Has the Iron Bowl ever decided the SEC West? - TheDude321 on 11/15/13 at 1:38 pm|
[quote]2000, [b]2001[/b], 2010... so three of the last 13 the favorite has lost outright...[/quote]
Yeah, but 2001 was an even more interesting year with the Florida-Tennessee and Auburn-LSU games delayed to the end of the season due to the 9/11 attacks. Both of the winners of those two games wo...
| SEC Rant|| re: Scar article. Why does Auburn not complain about the schedule. - TheDude321 on 11/14/13 at 8:30 pm|
[quote]Wasn't Auburn one of the main reasons the SEC dropped the 2 permanent cross division games back in 2002?[/quote]
Yes, that was the primary reason. Immediately after dropping Florida as a permanent opponent, however, a lot of Auburn fans began to regret pushing to drop UF, because UF's pro...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Darts in Baton Rouge - TheDude321 on 11/12/13 at 9:17 pm|
[quote]Hoping to do leagues, tournaments and events.[/quote]
The Varsity doesn't have dart tournaments any more? :confused:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Istrouma High Shutting Down - TheDude321 on 10/29/13 at 9:31 pm|
[quote]most football state titles of any BR school...9...
but none since intergration[/quote]
True, but they almost managed to pull it off in '76...state runners-up....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Question LSU vs. Southern University (Football) - TheDude321 on 10/24/13 at 12:28 pm|
SU has had healthy yearly series with mostly-white Nicholls State and Northwestern State (sold-out stadiums), but those were FCS teams. SU played Tulane without any problems, but there was the brawl in the stands in their game against ULL (I don't think it was ever proven which fans started it, but ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Question LSU vs. Southern University (Football) - TheDude321 on 10/23/13 at 11:47 pm|
[quote]it would divide a city.[/quote]
Back when former LSU player LaFleur was SU's AD, he told Bertman (who was then LSU's AD) that he wanted SU to play LSU. Bertman wouldn't do it. I think that the fan brawl the year before when ULL and SU played made Bertman concerned that something similar ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: 1960 sugar bowl game vs Ole Miss - TheDude321 on 10/21/13 at 12:48 am|
[quote]Big difference though in that that long ago matchup the game was irrelevant. National titles were decided before bowl games then.[/quote]
Not completely true. The new FWAA-issued trophy was begun around that time, and carried a lot of water because it was issued after bowl games--and the ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Where do you stand on SEC Realignment? - TheDude321 on 10/19/13 at 2:38 am|
[quote]football is on the rise. We are not Tulane![/quote]
No need to take a shot at the Green Wave...Vanderbilt is 3-3 right now; Tulane is 5-2....
| SEC Rant|| re: Long-time SEC fan's thoughts on Mizzou... - TheDude321 on 10/17/13 at 11:51 pm|
[quote]Kinda kidding there, Mizzou was pro-reb all the way[/quote]
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU 32 Ole Miss 29 '84 highlights - TheDude321 on 10/17/13 at 1:20 pm|
Purple jerseys at home... :yack:
The mid-field logo was like 10 yards longer then than it is today... :bow:...
| Tiger Rant|| re: UF fan take on LSU tailgating/game - TheDude321 on 10/15/13 at 7:36 pm|
[quote]His comments on Urban Blight of our downtown were interesting. Actually, downtown BR looks far better today than when I was at LSU in 77-81. Was atrocious then.[/quote]
Actually, he didn't specify ever being in "downtown" per se.
Also, of course, he ran into the ONE person tailgating on...
| O-T Lounge|| re: If you had a cough for 4 weeks and no other symptoms - TheDude321 on 9/28/13 at 11:24 pm|
Seriously, ask a doctor to test your throat for mold exposure. Often, a sudden, unexplained chronic cough signifies a mold culture in the throat. The GPs and ears-nose-throat doctors rarely think of testing for this--which often leaves the poor folks with this condition having a chronic cough for ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Chime St nostalgia thread - TheDude321 on 9/28/13 at 3:11 pm|
[quote]Northgate Merchants - History Page[/quote]
Looks like the display that Clarke Cadzow set up. :bow:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Chime St nostalgia thread - TheDude321 on 9/28/13 at 7:08 am|
[quote]The Chimes was not there then. It was a drug store.[/quote]
Does anyone remember the name of that drug store?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Chime St nostalgia thread - TheDude321 on 9/28/13 at 6:34 am|
[quote]Murphy's open their short lived grill next door to the bar.[/quote]
Murphy's grill...that area was certainly a lot different back then than it is today. Prior to the late 1990s, the area was called "Tigertown" and most students lived in campus dorms and couldn't afford cars or TVs and had...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Chime St nostalgia thread - TheDude321 on 9/28/13 at 5:53 am|
[quote]I remember the Blimpies there. Damn good sandwiches and the only one in BR that I knew of.[/quote]
There was one in the strip mall on the north side of Florida Boulevard, just east of the Airline Highway cloverleaf (near the old Chi-Chis); I think it closed several years ago. The one on N...
| O-T Lounge|| re: EBR Sheriff's Deputy Dead after Crash - TheDude321 on 9/28/13 at 5:15 am|
[quote]The Advocate reports he was not on duty.[/quote]
An early report in this thread indicated that he was turning around to chase a speeder, but perhaps he was actually just driving home from work--since he was still in an official Sheriff's Office vehicle, I'm not sure if that would fully cou...
| O-T Lounge|| re: EBR Sheriff's Deputy Dead after Crash - TheDude321 on 9/28/13 at 4:59 am|
[quote]I noticed you linked a story about Corey Gueho. I grew up with him am happy to see him being honored in this thread[/quote]
I knew him too. Great guy. :usa:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: EBR Sheriff's Deputy Dead after Crash - TheDude321 on 9/27/13 at 10:57 pm|
First local Sheriff's deputy to die while on duty in 25 years, tenth overall: [link=(http://www.odmp.org/agency/1078-east-baton-rouge-parish-sheriffs-office-louisiana)]EBRP Sheriff's deputy memorial page[/link].
Not to be forgotten, Deputy [link=(http://heroesmemorial.org/content/deputy-corey-gue...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU vs Georgia 2003 is what got LSU into Elite status - TheDude321 on 9/27/13 at 12:14 am|
[quote]Actually, in my mind the 2003 SEC Championship Game win over GA is where we really established ourselves as perennial contenders. [/quote]
Everyone else posting in this thread must have amnesia. LSU didn't achieve "elite status" after the regular season win over UG. All LSU hear...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Tiles of football players on old Mike cage - TheDude321 on 9/25/13 at 12:01 pm|
At least someone once painted what looks to be a replica of the panels for display on the south inside wall of the Chimes. There don't seem to be many photos of the original tiles around......
| Tiger Rant|| re: Tiles of football players on old Mike cage - TheDude321 on 9/24/13 at 10:59 pm|
[quote]They just tore it down in the middle of the night and threw it away in a land fill.[/quote]
I can't tell if you're serious, but that sounds exactly like something LSU would do. :spank:
I wanted dibs on the weathervane at the top of the cage. :lol:...