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re: Concrete stained like wood. yes or no - islandtiger
I'd have to dig up the spreadsheet to get actual numbers, but it was no more than other quality hardwood like cherry. It looks great and seems to be completely immune to scratching (unlike our Brazilian cherry)....
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re: Concrete stained like wood. yes or no - islandtiger
[quote]Really only makes sense on a patio.[/quote] Or in sun/mudrooms, or unless you have big dogs in the house, or... I think the examples in the op look fine, but I would look at wood pattern porcelin tile. We handled the dog issue by getting Cali bamboo...that stuff is amazing....
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re: From “Money” to “Hippo,” LSU’s defense changing under Kevin Steele - islandtiger
[quote]animal in the Amazon [/quote] Wrong continent...
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re: The B-17 Flying Fortress was one tough bird - islandtiger
[quote]The losses these bomber crews took were just amazing. We always hear how bloody the fighting in the Pacific and on the ground in Europe were, but it was actually the 8th Air Force (mostly B-17 crews) that suffered a higher casualty rate than any other US unit in the war[/quote] My father-i...
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re: No Surprise: LSU kicks Acacia off campus - islandtiger
[quote]a university-recognized organization, and the activity takes place on university property. The university gets to set the ground rules. If they can't abide by them, they can move off campus and become an unsanctioned chapter. No one does this because it's nearly impossible to have a viable ch...
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re: Estimate on Custom Construction - islandtiger
[quote]cost me around $125 SQFT [/quote] Can't even imagine a bid that low. We are planning to build in Washington state on our own property. 3500 sq ft, typical LA finish level and the bids came in at $310/sq ft :angry: Some items that bumped it up a bit were metal roof and geothermal heat pu...
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re: The left has found their GOP candidate - islandtiger
[quote] a moderate RINO[/quote] As a lifelong Democrat who pulled the lever for Ford (yes, they had levers in the booths in those days), I long for a solid RINO like Huntsman, Howard Baker, etc. Graham has caught my attention recently....
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re: If you could quit aging what age would you choose? - islandtiger
Without question, the 40s are the sweet spot. Established career, financially secure, kids heading off to college, good health and, if you are fortunate, a great marriage. I am in my late 50s and am fortunate to still have all of those attributes, except that knees and back are starting to show th...
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re: Record Snowstorms Proves Global Warming - islandtiger
I rarely throw in my two-cents-worth because the OT is no place for science debates, but couldn't let this pass. Regardless of the causal agent, changes in climate, which includes increased mean temperature, altered precipitation (amounts, seasonality, regional distribution, form), sea level rise,...
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re: anyone here trapped in a high paying job? - islandtiger
[quote]Too many obligations to downsize now[/quote] Would love to implement my plan for "phased retirement" but still supporting kids in college and the last one starting in the fall. Not all plans come to fruition exactly as envisioned. ...
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re: "Cancel All Student Debt" - The Petitions Begin - islandtiger
[quote]Don't refer to it as "cancelling student debt." Call it what it is. "Requiring the American people to pick up my debt."[/quote] Years ago, when tuition was essentially 0, society at large "picked up our debt." As a parent of five kids, three still in college and one will be a freshman...
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re: Here is link with quotes from Michael Brown's uncle (brother of mom) about cop shooting - islandtiger
Just read the quotes. If those were really his mother's words, it is pretty clear Michael Brown never had a chance in life....
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re: Obama "I'm embarrassed for Republicans who sent letter to Iran" - islandtiger
Just read this op-ed from conservative Michael Gerson [quote]This was a foreign policy maneuver, in the middle of a high-stakes negotiation, with all the gravity and deliberation of a blog posting. In timing, tone and substance, it raises questions about the Republican majority’s capacity to gove...
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re: Where to get a good grilled cheese sandwich for lunch in BR? - islandtiger
Several of my family members are quite fond of the grilled cheese at Burgersmith (I go for the grilled chicken)....



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re: Starting a diet - islandtiger
What is sugar busters? [quote]www.sugarbusters.com[/quote] Basically low sugar, minimal simple carbs. I cheat once in a while, but follow it pretty closely....



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re: Starting a diet - islandtiger
I have been following Sugar Busters more-or-less since October and have lost 23 pounds. It has been pretty easy to follow because I was never a big eater of sweets...I do miss Zapps crawtaters! Had a physical yesterday and systolic BP dropped 20 points. Yes, I was fat (6', 226 pounds), but happy ...



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re: Women who went all out on a Big Wedding only to get divorced within 2 years? - islandtiger
[quote]Damn I was bitching about the $3,000 I spent for our wedding. Guess my wife was right in saying that was actually cheap[/quote] Nice to know I am not alone. We have 5 girls and they all know that they get $5,000 and can do what they want with it. One is married thus far and the wedding/r...
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re: Went to Masons Grill for the first time. - islandtiger
[quote]the Cajun Ribeye [/quote] Get it frequently. Somewhat inconsistent, but some have ranked among the best I have eaten in BR (and yes, that includes RC, Flemmings, Sullivan's and Does)....



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re: The biggest problem in schools that no one is talking about - islandtiger
My problem is that the staff I have hired out of college (including LSU) still can't write!...
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re: Found: wreck of Yamato sister ship Musashi - islandtiger
My father-in-law was a dive bomber pilot assigned to the Hornet. Participated in Leyte and many other major Pacific battles. At one time, was Commander of flight group that include GHW Bush. Most impressive man I have ever known....
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