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Favorite team:LSU 
Location:spring, tx
Biography:Originally from Kaplan, LA, class of 1967
Interests:LSU sports, golf, beer
Occupation:CPA
Number of Posts:1002
Registered on:12/20/2003
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re: Best places for polo shirts - Purplehaze
The company I work for does a lot of promotional product stuff for several large companies. The best quality shirts are at these links. Sanmar has excellent quality. http://www.sanmar.com/index.jsp https://www.cbcorporate.com/corp/default.asp http://vantageapparel.com/Default.aspx https://...
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re: Generator tied into main fuse box - natural gas or propane powered - Purplehaze
I have no relatives left in the Kaplan area. The last time I was in Kaplan was in 1997 for a 30 Year HS reunion. The last time I claimed Kaplan as a permanent address was in 1972. to those who stayed there, hope it works out for you. As for me, I will take the suburbs north of Houston anytime....
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re: Generator tied into main fuse box - natural gas or propane powered - Purplehaze
Like I said earlier, there are many options. I was just curious if anybody had ever tried it, knowing full well that there would be many children replying....
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re: Generator tied into main fuse box - natural gas or propane powered - Purplehaze
Yes a combination of both fans and carbon monoxide alarms Both my wife and I are in our 60's. We like our creature comforts. I grew up in Kaplan without Air Conditioning. I served my time in heat hell. When Hurricane Ike hit the Houston area, we were out of power for 11 days. We lost about ...
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re: What do these car say about the owner? - Purplehaze
The Honda owner will have the best service experience and the highest re-sale value on their vehicle. As for the Chevy owners, best of luck to you, you buy stuff based on surface appeal and you should do a better job of researching. Yes I am one of those old guys who once got burned on buying ...
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Generator tied into main fuse box - natural gas or propane powered - Purplehaze
I just bought a generator at Costco here in Houston. It is a dual fuel, portable with never flat wheels, Champion brand - 7000 watts on propane, 9000 watts on gasoline. It was $200 off and cost $700 A friend who is an electrician will do the following: The plan is to never run it on gasoli...
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re: How to find out if the bookkeeper is embezzling? - Purplehaze
FICA is 6.2% Medicaire is 1.45% Go to IRS.GOV. download the withholding tables. You must know what you are claiming, eg. S-1, M-2. Use the tables to determine the range being withheld. it is not precise but close enough. but only a idiot would try and embezzle using payroll taxes. ...
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re: Muhammed Ali... American Hero? - Purplehaze
I am 66 and I was lucky enough to get into the National Guard in 1969. I served my 6 years doing the monthly drills and the 2 week summer camps. I thank God I was lucky enough to have been spared the Vietnam experience or else my name would have been on the Wall in Washington. I do feel guilty at...
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re: What's the most valuable/craziest thing you've ever won. - Purplehaze
I won the top prize on Pat Shingleton's tv show back in the 80's - trip for 2 to Hawaii for a week...
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re: Spinoff: When do you think we will do away with hard/paper currency in the US? - Purplehaze
You are assuming that you will always have electricity to run the machines that process the cards. Hurricanes and other acts of nature have a nasty habit of affecting our modern habits....
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re: Why exactly was Pinball banned in NYC for over 30 years? - Purplehaze
The old style pinball did not have flippers. The goal was to get the ball to land in the correct holes so as to match the screen that showed the winning holes. It had a very delicate tilt mechanism. The odds built up after several losses. There was a way to cheat it after the odds built up. Th...
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re: Great "older" movies that don't get talked about - Purplehaze
The Sting Airplane Blazing Saddles...
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re: Still looking after all these years, any tape of end of 1984 Tulane game fight? - Purplehaze
I was sitting in the north end zone handicap section and all of the EBR sheriff's deputies were in front of the student section. At that time, the students had sideline seats around the to the goal line or so. The fight starts and then you see about 10-20 sheriff deputies running across the field...
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re: Why does the existence of Texas A&M - Purplehaze
News flash - The Gaggies are now 0 for the century against LSU in football....
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re: Lindsey Graham says the only way to kill ISIS is to send troops into the ME - Purplehaze
Any one of those congressmen/senators who vote to go to war should have to send their military age kids to be in the first wave....
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re: Business jargon pet peeves - Purplehaze
Low Hanging Fruit Work Life balance I need a favor comment from former boss. Just say do this right now and stop with all of the bull shite. Competitive pay and benefits...
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re: Best city in Texas: Austin, Houston or Dallas - Purplehaze
I have lived in suburbs near Fort Worth, Dallas and Houston. If you are into the cowboy culture then Ft Worth is just right for you. Dallas is home to more arrogant, pompous asses than you can imagine. I would not use the phrase warm and friendly to describe the population. In the summer, ...
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You know you are getting old when you remember.... - Purplehaze
1. As a kid you were the one who had to go outside and rotate the tv antenna so the one station in your area would come in better. 2. As a young fan, you had the pleasure of sitting on wood seats at Tiger Stadium, splinters were free. 3. Drive in movies 4. Freezer section in the refrige...
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re: Fallout of a Trump v. Clinton election - Purplehaze
Well if i can agree with a Bama fan then why not have a third party for the middle class. ...
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re: What Can the OT Tell Me About Being Stationed at Fort Polk? - Purplehaze
Way back in the day, i was in the National Guard, Co, B, 199th Support Battalion, Medical in St Martinville. We spent summer camps and many weekends at Ft Polk. We had many strange skin inflammations to deal with due to the many fascinating bugs around Ft Polk. The worst case involved one poo...
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