| O-T Lounge|| re: LUNCH THREAD--"post your age and do you backchannel" edition - Boondock Saint on 7/21/14 at 11:54 am|
This is the definition from Wikipedia:
[quote]Backchannel is the practice of using networked computers to maintain a real-time online conversation alongside the primary group activity or live spoken remarks. The term was coined in the field of Linguistics to describe listeners' behaviours during ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: UPDATE: 30a > Malaysia, White House & Gaza - Boondock Saint on 7/17/14 at 2:39 pm|
[quote]i can get a nice frostbite snowball and sit & watch the ocean waves. not a SAM in sight.[/quote]
Honestly, what the frick are you talking about?? (I know about the crash).
ETA: Just Googled 30a. Nice area of Florida.......
| O-T Lounge|| re: How does one go about finding roommates? - Boondock Saint on 7/17/14 at 2:34 pm|
[quote]Craigslist; use your personal judgment. If you have any doubts don't do it. [/quote]
This is good advice, but if I were you I would just get a small studio or whatever you can afford.
Having a random roommate could turn into a nightmare. I would much rather live by myself until I could...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Making hotel reservations with a significant other...when is too soon? - Boondock Saint on 7/17/14 at 2:28 pm|
[quote]The reason why I have stayed with her this long is because I can tell that she truly does care about me and she is a geuinely selfless person. She's also a hell of a cook (from what her friends and my family say), highly intelligent, and is phenominal between the sheets. [/quote]
So what t...
| O-T Lounge|| re: People passed out at music festivals - Boondock Saint on 7/17/14 at 1:59 pm|
I can't decide if they are losers are awesome for partying too hard...........
| O-T Lounge|| re: Making hotel reservations with a significant other...when is too soon? - Boondock Saint on 7/17/14 at 1:45 pm|
What the frick is wrong with you. Go the the concert, have a great time, go back to the hotel and frick the shite out of your girlfriend.
Don't be such a pussy and over analyze. Your fricking generation drives me crazy!
ETA: I'm 38 BTW, so not that old, but old enough to realize your generatio...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Soylent: Could you survive solely on a lab-made liquid supplement? - Boondock Saint on 7/17/14 at 1:41 pm|
Soylent Green Is People!!!
ETA: Charlton Heston does not approve!...
| O-T Lounge|| re: 30th Anniversary of National Minimum Drinking Age Act - Boondock Saint on 7/17/14 at 12:24 pm|
[quote]What was the loophole?[/quote]
My first semester at LSU I bought a case of beer in Tigerland. The guy ID'd me, I was 18 and made the purchase.
It was legal for him to sell it to me, but it was illegal for me to buy it.
As I leave the parking lot a black car turns on police lights an...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Paris vs London Vs Rome - Boondock Saint on 7/17/14 at 11:35 am|
I lived in northern England for about 6 months while I attended a University there.
I loved England, the people are great, if you like beer and going to pubs, I recommend London almost on just that.
Obviously there are plenty of tourist attractions, but I went to Paris and Rome while I was the...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Chauvin/Cocodrie ?'s - Boondock Saint on 7/16/14 at 2:07 pm|
This a great site for checking out tides. Just pick the area you will be fishing and it not only tells you when the low and high tides will be, but also shows you a picture of fish to help give an idea of the best time of day to fish.
I use it all the time. I fish out of Dulac (same basic area)...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What are you reading? - Boondock Saint on 7/16/14 at 10:22 am|
I am really enjoying this one. It is the first in a trilogy about a guy named Penn Cage. It is set in Natchez, MS and the a...
| O-T Lounge|| re: The chip flavor variation insanity needs to stop!!! - Boondock Saint on 7/16/14 at 10:03 am|
Shit, the US is nothing compared to England. I lived there for awhile and they have so many damn different flavors of "crisps" you wouldn't believe it.
From Worcestershire sauce to chicken (that was weird) ketchup, beef, etc. They had some bizarre flavors....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Approaching A Vietnamese Girl For A Date - Boondock Saint on 7/15/14 at 4:12 pm|
[quote]Asians don't let their kids date other types of Asians much less a white guy[/quote]
This is not true. My brother is married to a Vietnamese girl. Her parents came over from Vietnam in 1975 at the end of the war.
They weren't thrilled when they started dating, but once they got to kno...
| Tech Board|| re: What are your thoughts on Chromebooks? - Boondock Saint on 7/15/14 at 3:02 pm|
The guys on Pawn Stars say they aren't real laptops (it was an ad for some other company). Other than that I have never used one.........
| Tech Board|| re: Looking for the best IT hardware/networking installation company in Lafayette - Boondock Saint on 7/15/14 at 2:38 pm|
[quote]2nd these guys...I know one of the employees[/quote]
I was just reading about their staff. Sounds like a good group. Any other specific reasons for recommending them?...
| Tech Board|| re: Looking for the best IT hardware/networking installation company in Lafayette - Boondock Saint on 7/15/14 at 2:28 pm|
[quote]I've worked with them directly. Straight-shooting, no nonsense guys. Pretty new to the scene in the Acadiana area, but they know their stuff.
Thanks, I appreciate the help!...
| Tech Board|| re: Looking for the best IT hardware/networking installation company in Lafayette - Boondock Saint on 7/15/14 at 2:20 pm|
[quote]Guys that run this are good people. I'd recommend giving them a holler.[/quote]
I read about them and read some testimonials and they sound fine. Have you had any personal experience with them?...
| Tech Board|| re: Tell me about the Mac Mini - Boondock Saint on 7/15/14 at 2:12 pm|
[quote]Either the Mac Mini or the MacBook Air can be debated as the best value product.[/quote]
I have both of these and have my Mac Mini hooked up to my TV and use it as a HTPC. I got it a few years ago and instantly upgraded to 8 GB of RAM (it only came with 2 for some dumbass reason). Grea...
| Tech Board|| Looking for the best IT hardware/networking installation company in Lafayette - Boondock Saint on 7/15/14 at 1:58 pm|
I have a friend who needs one for his dental practice. He needs a major upgrade. All his computers are running XP and his server is Windows 2003. He has about 15 workstations.
I do my own IT work with some help from my cousin. We are both self taught and I just don't feel comfortable setting ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's the OT opinion on tattoos? - Boondock Saint on 7/14/14 at 4:44 pm|
[quote]Does one immediately become trashy with a tattoo?[/quote]
This is all I read and the answer is yes. This is the only appropriate answer. End of discussion....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Girls that are always Cold - Boondock Saint on 7/14/14 at 12:03 pm|
[quote]72 isnt cold when sleeping imo. Mine stays 72 during the day and 68-69 at night. [/quote]
This is correct. I go between 70 and 72 during the day and 62 at night. Yes, I'll admit that's a bit chilly, but that's how I like it and it's my house!...
| O-T Lounge|| re: USPS delivering on Sundays now?? - Boondock Saint on 7/13/14 at 5:13 pm|
Just looked out my door and saw the package from Amazon. Bizarre having anything delivered on a Sunday.
I just assumed it was a mistake when I ordered Friday and they said it would be here today. I am also in Lafayette....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Poll thread: dominoes pizza or pizza Hut? - Boondock Saint on 7/10/14 at 1:44 pm|
I like both. I prefer Pizza Hut's thin crust, but I enjoy the Brooklyn Style from Domino's.
I also like Domino's barbecue chicken (with added jalapenos) and their Philly Steak pizza.
ETA: There are some local pizza places I prefer and eat more often than those two, just answering the OP's ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How much is the Fall tuition at LSU? - Boondock Saint on 7/8/14 at 12:28 pm|
Damn, I started in 1994 and had a full academic scholarship (this was before TOPS) so I didn't have to pay. But it seems like I remember seeing my roommates statement and it was around $1,200 to $1,300 a semester.
That's a huge increase in just 20 years..........
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone ever been to the Grand Canyon? - Boondock Saint on 7/7/14 at 12:44 pm|
Yes, went there as a teenager with my parents (Over 20 years ago).
Standing at the top of course it is a gorgeous view. Decided we would hike down it a bit. Bad idea if you are not in shape.
I was a skinny teenage and not an athlete. Coming back up sucked ass. If you go down on foot, mak...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Boat Purchase thread (Bay Boat edition) - Boondock Saint on 7/7/14 at 11:40 am|
I'm like you, my dad has a 22 foot Blazer Bay with a 250 Suzuki and it has been a great boat. It's a 2009 professional model he bought from a professional guide from Florida in 2010.
He got a great deal because the guide got it as a discount as Blazer Bay sponsors him. If you can find a deal li...
| Outdoor Board|| re: Anybody been to Last Island Lately? - Boondock Saint on 7/7/14 at 11:25 am|
I was there last Thursday and my dad and I limited out on specks. We got some live shrimp and I think that made the difference.
It was slow at first (we actually started at Timbalier and made our way towards Last Island). We had a north wind so it was nice on the Gulf side.
Started catching ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Monroe v. Lafayette - Boondock Saint on 7/1/14 at 10:37 am|
[quote]You really think the main industry in Lafayette is healthcare?
No shite. Have you ever heard of a thing called "oil". I've heard it can be worth a little money...... :lol:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Monroe v. Lafayette - Boondock Saint on 7/1/14 at 10:36 am|
[quote]I'll be fishing timbalier[/quote]
I'll probably be out there. I'm going either late tomorrow or Thursday morning. I always talk to one of my neighbors down there who fished the day before to find out where they are.
One guy goes out almost everyday and in decent conditions rarely miss...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Is playing the lottery F or NF? - Boondock Saint on 7/1/14 at 10:29 am|
[quote] I've won $50 twice, but mostly lose. [/quote]
You just answered your own question. You sir, are an idiot. :lol:
NF, just in case I wasn't clear....