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Favorite team:LSU 
Location:Baton Rouge (Oak Hills)
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Interests:Cypress Bayou Casino
Occupation:Electrical Engineer
Number of Posts:657
Registered on:6/8/2006
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re: A&M/Georgia ending - DrewTheEngineer
Should've reset the clock to the last inbound and replay it...
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Movies with a ridiculous amount of young talent - DrewTheEngineer
I always think of Fast Times at Ridgemont High: Sean Penn Jennifer Jason Leigh Judge Reinhold Phoebe Cates Forest Whitaker Eric Stoltz Anthony Edwards Nicolas Cage ...
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re: Need Help- ITunes Store display is Oversized - DrewTheEngineer
Bump for OP ... just installed latest version iTunes (12.5.4.42) and it's working fine now. I did have to re-install Windows 10 first (for other reasons), but I'm hoping you won't have to do that too....
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Tips for going self-employed in the IT industry - DrewTheEngineer
In between jobs here, but possible picking up enough freelance work to potentially go self-employed for a while. I mainly do .Net and Web development. Need some tips: 1) I know I need to start an LLC. Any other legal things? 2) How do I advertise? Stick with social media and websites (i.e. Mo...
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re: MacBook pro storage recommendations - DrewTheEngineer
Other than the OS and software, the only thing i would store would be photos and videos via iCloud. If I could configure iCloud to sync photos/videos to an external drive, that would be fine. I'm just not familiar with the Mac ecosystem....
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MacBook pro storage recommendations - DrewTheEngineer
Looking at picking up a refurbished MacBook pro (circa mid-2105) with the "256 PCIe-based flash storage" option. I've never owned a Mac, so I'm wondering what the minimum drive space needs to be. My current Dell laptop has a 512 drive, but I only use about half of it. I would primarily be doing...
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Deducting computer and software costs for an LLC - DrewTheEngineer
I have a small LLC (outside of my main employment) which produces an income of less than $2000 per year for software development. I've been using an old laptop purchased before the LLC was formed, but I' thinking of buying a new one and expensing the costs. Since I'm not very good at tax research,...
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re: Need Help- ITunes Store display is Oversized - DrewTheEngineer
Bump ... having the same issue on Windows 10....
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re: Any way to improve performance of a new laptop? - DrewTheEngineer
If the hard drive is not an SSD, then consider getting one first. My Dell laptop basically has the same processor and memory as yours, but the factory hard drive significantly hampered it. After I put in an SSD, it run much much faster. ...
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re: Top 5 Prince songs? - DrewTheEngineer
1) Pop Life 2) Erotic City 3) Batdance 4) Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad 5) Baby I'm a Star...
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re: What tech did you get for Christmas? - DrewTheEngineer
[link=(https://anki.com/en-us/overdrive)]Anki Overdrive[/link]...
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re: What Are You Assembling Tonight - DrewTheEngineer
We got one of those about 4 years ago. Took at least 5 hours....
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Camera gurus, is this a good deal for the Nikon D7200? - DrewTheEngineer
[link=(https://www.amazon.com/Nikon-D7200-DX-format-18-140mm-Black/dp/B00U2W4FTI/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1481946035&sr=8-2&keywords=d7200)]Amazon[/link] I wasn't planning on buying this now, but I'm wondering if this a good deal. ...
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re: Fed hikes rates, see 3 more rate hikes in 2017 - DrewTheEngineer
I locked in at 3.75% (refinance, 30 year fixed) with Wells Fargo the day before the presidential election. Today, Wells Fargo's website is showing 4.5% for the same thing....
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re: Duolingo - DrewTheEngineer
I've been doing the French app on my phone whenever I get a few minutes each day. I like it so far....
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re: Daily MS River Bridge accident thread - DrewTheEngineer
I figured something was up. Traffic on Bluebonnet and Jefferson Hwy was way higher than normal....
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Mortgage refinance: work with current lender or shop around? - DrewTheEngineer
Is there any advantage to refinancing through my current lender (e.g. lower refinance costs, etc.), or should I shop around? My mortgage is currently with Wells Fargo, but I haven't spoken with them to see what they might offer....
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Where in Baton Rouge can I pick up a Drake Elm tomorrow to plant? - DrewTheEngineer
Too lazy to call all the nurseries. TIA ......
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re: tOfficial Ryder Cup Thread; USA WINS THE CUP (USA - 17, Eur - 11) - DrewTheEngineer
Anyone else enjoy Monty's commentary on the Golf Channel?...
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re: tOfficial Ryder Cup Thread; USA WINS THE CUP (USA - 17, Eur - 11) - DrewTheEngineer
What the heck do they need all those vice-captains for?...
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