| O-T Lounge|| re: Dude buys new Tesla with bitcoin - just1dawg on 12/7/13 at 7:24 pm|
Okay, saying it's not currency is hyperbole. It's not a practical currency, though.
[link=(http://www.garynorth.com/public/11857.cfm)]"I, Broken Pencil": An Economic Analysis of Bitcoins[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Dude buys new Tesla with bitcoin - just1dawg on 12/7/13 at 11:07 am|
Bitcoins are not an investment. They're also not currency. Right now they're speculative vehicles for people who will soon discover they own tulips....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Powerball winner dies alone and penniless - just1dawg on 12/6/13 at 3:53 am|
[quote]$1.9 million for a Lear jet sounds like a really cheap deal, right? [/quote]
Nah, you can get a 1990s Lear 31A for that much. Or less, these days.
[link=(http://www.controller.com/list/list.aspx?ETID=1&catid=3&Manu=LEARJET&MDLGrp=31&setype=1)]Lear 31s on controller.com[/link]...
| SEC Rant|| re: As tepid as this SECCG may be, I ask you .... - just1dawg on 12/5/13 at 5:34 pm|
GOAT was 1998....
| O-T Lounge|| re: The seas get a little rough in Iceland - WYRI? - just1dawg on 12/5/13 at 2:12 am|
The waves aren't that high but they're steep. When the wave period becomes less than the wave height you get that extreme pitching....
| SEC Rant|| re: Looking like Mississippi State to the Liberty Bowl - just1dawg on 12/4/13 at 9:17 pm|
I have never seen a more stunned fanbase than those poor UCF fans. They were so excited to play an SEC team but the sheer number of MSU fans and the godawful cowbells really ruined their bowl experience....
| O-T Lounge|| re: OT baller poll: do you fly first class? - just1dawg on 12/1/13 at 8:40 pm|
[quote]Flew back from Brazil one time in coach in lieu of them overbooking business/first and got a $1,000 voucher. It was hell. [/quote]
That's it?! I'd be pissed off if I paid for J and got bumped down to Y. I hope you got a refund on your fare as well.
As for me I've never flown anything bu...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Who's not going to be with their family tomorrow? - just1dawg on 11/27/13 at 7:43 pm|
I won't be.
Having Thanksgiving tomorrow with friends in Starkville then having Thanksgiving on Friday with the fam. I'm glad it works out to be able to go to both....
| Outdoor Board|| re: Spin off: What exactly is a fish camp? - just1dawg on 11/23/13 at 6:22 pm|
[quote]Ezells Fish Camp in Butler Alabama comes to mind when you mention this... [/quote]
I've eaten there and it is outstanding....
| O-T Lounge|| re: ATL Airport Question - just1dawg on 11/20/13 at 1:38 pm|
You may have to run. Hope your inbound flight isn't late at all. ATL has large concourses (A through E) and if you're down at the very end of one it's a long walk to the center. If you're flying to Costa Rica you might be flying out of the International Terminal and that's the one closest to check-i...
| SEC Rant|| re: Starkville - just1dawg on 11/17/13 at 2:17 pm|
I think the OP needs some Muscadine Ripple....
| O-T Lounge|| re: So Am I a Misanthrope? - just1dawg on 11/16/13 at 9:10 am|
A misanthrope is someone like Florence King who removed the back seat AND front passenger seat in her car. :lol:
A very funny lady, however.
| O-T Lounge|| re: Screw being a plant operator, I want to be a Riverboat Pilot... ($400K a year..) - just1dawg on 11/14/13 at 8:12 pm|
[quote]And I'm sure those arrangements are made up of just as much bull shite as this one. [/quote]
Wind Horse is an 83 ft ocean-going yacht.
[link=(http://setsail.com/s_logs-dashew-dashew397/#more-405)]Wind Horse a fugitive in Alaska[/link]
[quote]Here’s a close up. Its the equivalent of an ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Jean -Claude still has it - just1dawg on 11/14/13 at 7:52 pm|
That's actually a pretty neat feat. Volvo has some interesting technology in their trucks....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is there any animal a human could fight? - just1dawg on 11/12/13 at 9:52 pm|
[quote]I think I've read that hippos kill more people than any other animal -- not counting those that just carry disease like mosquitoes, I suppose.[/quote]
It's true. Hippos kill more people in Africa than anything other than insects carrying disease. They're bigger than us, faster than us, and...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone ever had to pull your own tooth? - just1dawg on 11/12/13 at 9:39 pm|
[quote]My Mother pulled out one of hers a few years ago. She went into septic shock and damn near died. The ER doctor said she had some periodontal disease, and the bacteria made its way into her blood stream through the socket.[/quote]
Glad she didn't die. This is the reason why you need to go t...
| O-T Lounge|| re: The 29 Whitest Family Photos of All Time - just1dawg on 11/9/13 at 9:55 pm|
(eta: no. 6)
I'm a part time photographer and I shoot family pictures every now and then. How in the world do you tell the photographer your concept when it's THAT?! Because you know the photographer didn't suggest "Okay, now take off all your clothes and lie on one another..."
I'm going with ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Non-touristy things to do in NYC in December - just1dawg on 11/9/13 at 3:43 pm|
[quote]Non-touristy things to do in NYC in December[/quote]
I always read this as "I'm too cool to think of myself as a tourist but I want touristy advice anyway." :lol:
| O-T Lounge|| re: Four door Sedans: Which do you prefer and why? - just1dawg on 11/9/13 at 12:23 pm|
If you drive a lot of highway miles you can't beat a VW diesel. The Passat has tons of legroom up front and in the rear and is beautifully silent inside.
For something a bit more sporty, try the new Mazda 6. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What is coldest water you have swam in - just1dawg on 11/8/13 at 11:49 pm|
The Tasman Sea from a beach in Greymouth, NZ. Cold but the scariest part was the incredible undertow....
| Gaming Board|| re: BioWare gives (shitty) teaser pictures of future of Mass Effect universe - just1dawg on 11/8/13 at 6:36 am|
I think the First Contact War has a lot of promise. Imagine having turians as avowed enemies. Making allies with the asari, meeting the volus for the first time, etc. Geth would be enemies again as well....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Amazon send $1900 item on a $200 order by accident. - just1dawg on 11/7/13 at 1:09 am|
Could've been worse. It could've been a violoncello. :usa:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Things to do in San Diego - just1dawg on 11/4/13 at 9:23 pm|
Take a private tour of a Los Angeles class attack submarine.
True story: My mother used to go to San Diego for work back in the '90s and had a friend who was apparently fairly high up in the Navy and he took her on a tour of a Los Angeles class (I forget the name of the sub). She had to leave her...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone Else Get Paid a Visit from Jehovah's Witnesses Today? - just1dawg on 11/4/13 at 6:45 pm|
[quote]You guys probably don't get the Mormons down south tho.[/quote]
There are lots of Mormons in Mississippi. The Southeast mission is coordinated out of Birmingham and there are missionaries everywhere....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Let's Talk about Workplace Bullying - just1dawg on 11/4/13 at 5:45 pm|
[quote]So someone cooked all of her hot pockets and left them sitting on the table oozing out whatever unnatural goopy shite they stuff into those things. [/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| re: What would you do if you saw this at the grocery store? - just1dawg on 11/3/13 at 12:29 am|
[quote]"I will help you up if you first take few minutes to tell me how you got this point in your life."[/quote]
| O-T Lounge|| re: Once and for all... What's worse for you Coke or Diet Coke? - just1dawg on 10/27/13 at 6:04 am|
[quote]no link, but it has been shown over and over again that there is NO statistical difference in taste between HFCS and sugar
you cant tell Mexican from US coke, you just think you can[/quote]
Completely disagree. Coke made with sugar has a completely different mouth feel--much smoother an...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone have an opinion on Bosch dishwashers? - just1dawg on 10/27/13 at 5:57 am|
Quiet and efficient. I like the 3-drawer models that give you the extra drawer at the top for knives and large utensils. The one caveat I'd say is that if you have kids loading the dishwasher the racks are not as sturdy as some when they're extended all the way out....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Spinoff: Would you buy a Honda truck if it existed? - just1dawg on 10/26/13 at 11:14 pm|
[quote]The appeal to those Rangers and S-10s was that they were among the cheapest vehicles around. [/quote]
Yup. One of my uncles bought a brand new Ranger (4-cyl. & stick, but with CD player & a/c, etc) in 2004 for $12,500 for everything. That's cheap.
Ford stopped making the Ranger because...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Once and for all... What's worse for you Coke or Diet Coke? - just1dawg on 10/26/13 at 11:10 pm|
[quote]Bottles are smaller, 25ml, instead of 33ml, however.[/quote]
25ml isn't going to last you very long. :lol:...