| O-T Lounge|| re: $1500 credit on United ,five people, flying from BTR or MSY to somewhere warm .. - LSUStjames on 2/13/14 at 11:51 am|
2 hour ride from Houston, cheap airfare if you catch it right...
| O-T Lounge|| re: The Longest New Job Process You've Had? - LSUStjames on 1/31/14 at 3:01 pm|
13 weeks for my current job....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Food poisining sucks - LSUStjames on 1/11/14 at 10:27 pm|
I had it in November, was 4-5 days before I felt normal....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Name one Quote that has always stuck with you and you live by - LSUStjames on 1/11/14 at 10:10 pm|
"The sign of a mature man is a certain scar he bears: the memory of a perfect woman never won, or of a once-true love forever lost. However much he may love you, he is only here because she is not."
| Political Talk|| re: Dodd-Frank 3 years later - Who gets hurt? Everyday folks . . . again! - LSUStjames on 12/29/13 at 2:44 pm|
I'm going through it now. I'm waiting for them to ask for a blood sample. I put 20% down have 775+ credit and it's f'ing ridiculous. The bankers are telling me it would be much worse if my purchase agreement would have went into affect after the first of the year. ...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| re: Parking Pass Lot 201 spot 34 - LSUStjames on 11/21/13 at 9:38 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: kidney stone veterans unite! - LSUStjames on 11/19/13 at 4:56 pm|
I've passed 7 since I was 18. Some much worse than others. My easiest I passed in 6 hours, my worse in 7 days. My absolute 2 worst were the very first and the very last which was 2 years ago. The last I could only lay in hot water on my side for days and hydrocodone to sleep....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Microsoft Surface Pro 2...Picked one up and I'm loving it!! - LSUStjames on 11/6/13 at 12:21 pm|
The pro 2 is pretty damn slick. You can get a docking station for it as well to plug in external monitors and an Ethernet cable and add more USB ports.
Comparison to the Ipad is not realistic. The Surface is a full computer and tablet, it has full MS office, a USB port, a HDMI port, etc..
| O-T Lounge|| re: iPad vs windows surface? - LSUStjames on 9/23/13 at 10:16 pm|
Surface Pro 2
Basically a full laptop in tablet form. Get the type cover or power cover for it. Also a dock is available if you want to plug it into an external monitor / keyboard / mouse. Also has an active digitizer (pen) that you can write with and it will convert to text.
The pro 2 wil...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| re: WTB 4 season tickets together - LSUStjames on 8/26/13 at 6:52 pm|
Thanks! email sent.
Anyone else have 4 together available?...
| LSU Ticket Exchange|| WTB 4 season tickets together - LSUStjames on 8/25/13 at 9:58 pm|
Will consider various areas of the stadium, would prefer lower bowl or terrace. Will also take parking pass if available....
| O-T Lounge|| re: In Dallas for a month, any must dos? - LSUStjames on 8/25/13 at 1:47 am|
I didn't read the whole thread so if these were mentioned, I apologize...
Cock and Bull Neighborhood pub.. 2 star atmosphere and prices, 5 star food.. total dive some of the best food in Dallas. Get the cheese tray and let the waitress pick your cheeses. Order whatever the special is.
| Money Talk|| re: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces he's quitting in 12 months - LSUStjames on 8/23/13 at 8:27 am|
This has been a while coming. Microsoft is undergoing a massive transformation in their business model to adjust to the new trends in IT and leadership has been stagnant for a while. Hopefully they get someone in that has vision and can unify the company....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Give me some good sci-fi books to read - LSUStjames on 6/23/13 at 11:16 pm|
The tops are all already listed..
Ringworld series by Niven. If you are an engineer or technical person, you'll probably like this series.
Old Man's War by John Scalzi. His style is a lot like Heinlen, heavily influenced. Really liked this series. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Downgrading Windows 8 to Windows 7 - LSUStjames on 6/13/13 at 3:57 pm|
If he bought the laptop it came with an OEM license for Windows 8. MS Licenses always apply to previous versions. He can just install 7 with his windows 8 license. No need for a new purchase. He may have to call MSLI for a activation key though....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Laptop or Hybrid/Tablet Convertible? - LSUStjames on 4/26/13 at 2:55 pm|
It has HDMI out, USB 3.0 out, and Targas makes a docking station for it as well. Also the pen is amazing to sketch with or write notes in a meeting....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Parents of the OT-please recommend a good video baby monitor - LSUStjames on 4/19/13 at 7:38 pm|
Summer is a good brand...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Best lunch spot in midcity or quarter - LSUStjames on 4/13/13 at 11:11 am|
Yes today. Think I'm going to do katies to avoid the quarter.
| O-T Lounge|| Best lunch spot in midcity or quarter - LSUStjames on 4/13/13 at 10:39 am|
Have a friend coming in from out of town, going to hang in NO for day before heading back to BR. What's a good low key lunch joint?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone have or buy the Microsoft Surface Pro? - LSUStjames on 3/23/13 at 6:53 am|
The Pro runs full windows so you can run anything and are not dependent on the MS store for apps. Also download the blue stacks emulator and you can run any Android app as well. The Pen is also pretty awesome in the pro for drawing or writing. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: 28 arrested for DWI - Good Lord People!!!! - LSUStjames on 3/18/13 at 6:23 am|
My wife was killed by a drunk driver 6 months ago. This list makes me sick. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: I am due for a phone upgrade: IPHONE related - LSUStjames on 3/11/13 at 5:53 pm|
Nokia Lumia 920.. best smartphone out there in terms of hardware quality, OS, camera, features, etc... Just not as many apps as IOS....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Coming to Chicago for couple of weeks - LSUStjames on 3/2/13 at 7:55 am|
My fav hotel downtown is the Wit. Awesome views and nice rooms. Also really good breakfast. They also have a pretty happening bar on the roof....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Microsoft’s Office 2013 is locked to first computer it is installed on - LSUStjames on 2/17/13 at 4:59 pm|
They want you to switch the subscription model which allows you to have it installed consecutively on 5 PCs or Macs per month for 9.95 a month along with full Office365 which includes Email, IM, SharePoint, Skydrive Pro, etc.....
| O-T Lounge|| re: My company is moving to Office 365 - LSUStjames on 1/16/13 at 9:33 am|
Its really nice especially if implemented with single sign on using federation. Also the newer, wave 15 comes with SkyDrive pro which replaces the My site in Sharepoint. Integrates nicely with Office 2013 ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Greatest Dynasty in SEC History - LSUStjames on 1/13/13 at 5:15 pm|
[quote]LSU baseball. 5 NCs in 10 years[/quote]
| Money Talk|| re: How much to save for kids' college tuition? - LSUStjames on 1/4/13 at 8:59 pm|
I just recently went through this process with a FP. They had some calculator where you gave them the age/school and they projected total cost including room and board.
For my 3 year old, LSU would project at 180-220k total for 4 years, Stanford would project at 530k.
I'm putting 800 a month...
| Money Talk|| re: Do you rebalance your retirement portfolio? - LSUStjames on 1/4/13 at 4:46 pm|
Quarterly but also have a mechanism in place to auto rebalance if any holding deviates more than 10% of where it should be. ...
| SEC Rant|| re: Has there ever been a harder hit in football than the Clowney hit? - LSUStjames on 1/4/13 at 11:28 am|
Laron Landry on JPW was a pretty vicious hit
| O-T Lounge|| re: How was your year? Grade it. - LSUStjames on 12/25/12 at 12:35 am|