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re: Job situation. WWTOTD - JudgeHolden
[quote]I agree with the people saying to move to Lafayette (or between Lafayette and VP) and commute. [/quote] You'd probably want to live in Sunset or Grand Coteau. It's pretty close to Lafayette, and it would cut at least a half an hour a day off the commute. I'd say a south Lafayette to...
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re: Job situation. WWTOTD - JudgeHolden
[quote]Max 401k is 18,000 this year[/quote] If you are under 50 years of age. 50 or older can put in an additional $6,000. ...
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re: What's the Engineering Solution to NOLA Pumping? - JudgeHolden
[quote]Find another job where I'm not expected to pump out the equivalent of a swimming pool with a few water guns. [/quote] This is legit what I am trying to figure out. Is it undercapacity in the system, or some other design problem? Or is it just impossible?...
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re: What's the Engineering Solution to NOLA Pumping? - JudgeHolden
[quote]Close all exits on . . . interstates[/quote] [quote]MBclass83 Baton Rouge[/quote] This checks out. ...
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re: What's the Engineering Solution to NOLA Pumping? - JudgeHolden
Looks like that budget was going to be $141,175,000. Did NOLA get the money and not use it? Or did the FEMA money for this one not come through? ...
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re: What's the Engineering Solution to NOLA Pumping? - JudgeHolden
[quote]Perform routine maintenance and not buy pumps from a politically active (and only) vendor in the area. Oh, and find people who actually have the knowledge and background to ensure said pumps and turbines we're in working order. [/quote] Ok. So it's operational problems, not a design flaw?...
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re: What's the Engineering Solution to NOLA Pumping? - JudgeHolden
[quote]What was the rfq for? Replacing/repairing what they already had or building new shit?[/quote] [img]https://i.imgur.com/a0SlAIs.jpg[/img]...
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re: What's the Engineering Solution to NOLA Pumping? - JudgeHolden
[quote]Placebeaux[/quote] Saw that. Interesting. Looks like it would increase the power of the turbines that generate the electricity refit some of them. Would that solve the problem? ...
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What's the Engineering Solution to NOLA Pumping? - JudgeHolden
Forget about the politics and finger pointing for a moment. If you were project engineer with a reasonable budget (and your own hand picked staff), what would you do? ...
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re: New Orleans S&WB member resigns, says mayor using employees as scapegoats - JudgeHolden
[quote]gross negligence on City Hall[/quote] You can claim it now. But legally it will have no impact, at least not that I can think of at 5:19 am. ...
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re: What's the biggest death since JFK? - JudgeHolden
It's plausible that this death had greater real impact than Diana's: [img]http://www.newseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/News_podcast_pulitzer_1969-e1431460840302.jpg[/img]...
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re: Taylor Swift Takes the Stand In The "Ass Grab" Case - JudgeHolden
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re: Schoolhouse Rocks Cartoons - JudgeHolden
[quote]How is it that in the 70's and 80's kids had cartoons which taught them grammar, math, civics, mathematics history etc and it's been replaced with what? [/quote] I went to public schools. Schoolhouse Rock pretty much was my education. ...
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re: Anyone else stuck in NOLA?? - JudgeHolden
Wasn't knocking you. Floodwater is pretty nasty. I just keep a pirogue tied to the roof and an axe in the attic! ...
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re: Anyone else stuck in NOLA?? - JudgeHolden
[quote]Judging by the photos, does anyone in New Orleans own a decent pair of wader boots or do they just enjoy having their legs marinate in water that god knows what's In it. [/quote] I'd say walking around in waders would be a bad idea. Walk into a pothole and you are literally sunk. I wou...
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re: Anyone else stuck in NOLA?? - JudgeHolden
Didn't see much flooding uptown. ...
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re: Fence issue with neighbor - JudgeHolden
Good fences make good neighbors. ...
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re: Old friend is in jail. Wants my contact info to call/write me, should I? - JudgeHolden
What is your belief system? If it is Christian (and honestly no judgment if it is not), then the answer is pretty clear. Matthew 25:31 Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: ...
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re: White linen night security - JudgeHolden
Pack. "I'm the righteous man, and Mr. 9 Millimeter here? He's the shepherd protecting my righteous arse in the valley of darkness." Jules, from Pulp Fiction. ...
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re: Hardcore History - JudgeHolden
[quote]Ghost of the Ostfront [/quote] Excellent. But don't go near it if you are the least bit down. Frickin depressing. [quote]Blueprint for Armageddon [/quote] Excellent. Absolutely outstanding! [quote]other Hardcore History [/quote] Pickit. They are all fantastic. Prophets ...
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