| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - TROCKS50 on 4/19/14 at 11:47 pm|
IT is the only industry that matters? I guess since IT jobs are tough to come by in New Orleans right now, everything is fricked
No, but IT jobs are currently the backbone of most US Cities with upbeat economies.
There are FEW employment opportunities in metropolitan New Orleans outside of the...
| SEC Rant|| re: Southern Economies at a glance - TROCKS50 on 4/19/14 at 2:20 pm|
Most IT people in New Orleans have to leave because they either can't find a job there period or because salaries there are crap compared to other regional market. Add to that New Orleans is becoming a very expensive place to live
GE only moved in because of the tax incentives and half of th...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Why is New Orleans so dirty? - TROCKS50 on 4/11/14 at 11:24 am|
New Orleans is one of the poorest, least-educated major cities in the United States.
City and state government infrastructure and planning is decade or more behind that of the rest of the country.
It is a very old city. Further, 90% of the South Side of Lake Ponchartrain should be an swam...
| O-T Lounge|| re: 30 things to know about Baton Rouge - TROCKS50 on 4/1/14 at 4:00 pm|
'People in Baton Rouge hate New Orleans'
I don't get it....
| Tiger Rant|| re: UCLA added to 2021 and 2024 schedule - TROCKS50 on 3/31/14 at 2:12 pm|
Funny how the LSU-AZ State Home and Home ended up being 2005 and 2023 :lol:...
| More Sports Board|| Louisiana favorite MLB team - Yankees? - TROCKS50 on 3/31/14 at 1:31 pm|
Per reputable website
I just don't see it.
| O-T Lounge|| re: 77 true facts that sound like lies - TROCKS50 on 3/28/14 at 1:51 pm|
The breath you took right now contained some of the same hydrogen and oxygen atoms that Jesus took....
| Political Talk|| Scenario setting up easy 2016 Democratic win - TROCKS50 on 3/28/14 at 11:55 am|
How likely is the following scenario:
The GOP gains seats in the House and Picks up a Senate majority in November.
Subsequently, it does just enough to shoot itself in the foot from 2014 to 2016 to make themselves increasingly unpopular with the American public to set up an easy Democratic P...
| O-T Lounge|| re: "Inner Loop" being studied, Mayor has a mad legislature wasn't clued in - TROCKS50 on 3/27/14 at 11:15 am|
Sounds like it. Texas does their shite and doesn't care who it messes with. But they have an enormous tax base. Is that Dallas Turnpike a toll facility that was privately funded or was it a TxDOT project?
The Dallas North Tollway was Originally a TxDOT project that still has tolls BUT paid itse...
| O-T Lounge|| re: "Inner Loop" being studied, Mayor has a mad legislature wasn't clued in - TROCKS50 on 3/27/14 at 11:14 am|
In the late 1990s while I was an undergrad student a friend of mine found a map proposing this same northern loop dated from the mid 1970s...
| More Sports Board|| re: how can ncaa football players be considered employees? - TROCKS50 on 3/27/14 at 9:38 am|
1) You have to perform a service
2) You have to be compensated
The LSU band can now form a union then....
| SEC Rant|| re: How many games does OM win next season? - TROCKS50 on 3/20/14 at 10:20 am|
6 to 10
Also, UL-Lafayette will be fielding a team next year that won't exactly be a pushover....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Getting a degree later in life. Only have high school diploma,tuition is covered - TROCKS50 on 3/19/14 at 9:33 am|
Go get an Associate's Degree in a Computer Science related field for less time and less money than a 4 year degree.
The difference in your viable employment options and salary post-graduation will be negligible.
IT IS where the jobs are. I work for a large Development shop in Dallas where...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Moving to Houston. Where should I live? - TROCKS50 on 3/18/14 at 4:26 pm|
I know that Nola>Houston
ehh...by who's standards.
Living in New Orleans versus visiting are 2 different animals.
In spite of the culture gap, Houston has jobs and a much better quality of life....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Statistical analysis of next season's games - TROCKS50 on 3/12/14 at 9:32 am|
ole miss has me extremely worried.
I could see LSU go 11-1, Auburn go 11-1, and Alabama go 11-1 next year.. LSU losing to Auburn, Auburn losing to Alabama, and Alabama losing to LSU. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Statistical analysis of next season's games - TROCKS50 on 3/11/14 at 3:05 pm|
What do these numbers mean? Chance of victory foe each team? If so, you're way off on many
| Tiger Rant|| Statistical analysis of next season's games - TROCKS50 on 3/11/14 at 2:19 pm|
Does this not look about right?
Sam Houston St. 99/1
Mississippi St 70/30
New Mexico St 99/1
Ole Miss 52/48
Texas A&M 51/49
| SEC Rant|| re: Which SEC teams will be Better, Worse, Same this year? - TROCKS50 on 3/11/14 at 11:56 am|
Non P&G glasses wearing Tiger fan.
How is LSU NOT going to be same to worse under this schedule given the break-in of a brand new QB?
I see a 2-loss regular season as a mega-uphill battle given these odds
UL Monroe 90/10
MS State 70/30
| O-T Lounge|| re: New Law School Rankings - TROCKS50 on 3/11/14 at 11:41 am|
[link=(http://www.salon.com/2013/04/06/law_school_is_a_sham/)]Law School is a Sham[/link]...
| Tiger Rant|| re: LSU player that most lived up to the hype? - TROCKS50 on 3/11/14 at 9:38 am|
Two glaring similarities between Pistol Pete Maravich and Kevin Faulk....
they both played on mediocre to poor teams...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How long should a phone interview last? - TROCKS50 on 3/10/14 at 12:08 pm|
I am a mid-level software developer where phone interviews are common.
I've been hired off of two telephone interviews alone that lasted less than 10 minutes. However, most may be slightly longer than this....
| Tiger Rant|| 2015 Football Schedule & Changes - TROCKS50 on 3/10/14 at 11:53 am|
When will the 2015 full football schedule be released and what changes are we likely to see?
For now my knowledge is:
1) Arizona State series has been postponed
2) Tulane New Orleans game is probable.
Are we likely to see Florida fall of the schedule as our permanent East opponent?
| Tiger Rant|| re: 2014 Football Home Game Schedule - TROCKS50 on 3/7/14 at 12:23 pm|
When will the 2015 Football schedule be released?
This current off-season or next?...
| SEC Rant|| re: When is the last time LSU lost HC? - TROCKS50 on 2/25/14 at 3:08 pm|
Ninteen ninety thr.. i mean nineteen sixty three....
| More Sports Board|| re: 49ers organization on cusp of mutiny - TROCKS50 on 2/24/14 at 2:18 pm|
Great misleading and suggestive title. Youve got a future in news reporting
What was so misleading about the title?...
| More Sports Board|| 49ers organization on cusp of mutiny - TROCKS50 on 2/24/14 at 2:09 pm|
Harbaugh and GM are barely on speaking terms.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Give me 5 reasons why next football season won't be fun as hell. - TROCKS50 on 2/21/14 at 1:29 pm|
Hugh Freeze has Miles number
If you were an LSU Football fan in the late 90s and remember Dinardo being the puppet of Tuberville that he was look for a similar situation to emerge here....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Give me 5 reasons why next football season won't be fun as hell. - TROCKS50 on 2/21/14 at 1:17 pm|
1) Hugh Freeze has Miles number
2) Hugh Freeze has Miles number
3) Hugh Freeze has Miles number
4) Hugh Freeze has Miles number
5) Hugh Freeze has Miles number...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Waffle Houses by state - TROCKS50 on 2/21/14 at 1:11 pm|
I drove from NYC to Louisiana 5 years ago and was a little stunned to see one just 3.5 hours into the drive home in the city of Carlisle, PA. I had no idea this southern Interstate staple were that far north....
| SEC Rant|| re: New DB coach at Arkansas - Clay Jennings - TROCKS50 on 2/20/14 at 4:07 pm|
So he'd rather get his walking papers sooner rather than later?...