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re: Recommendations on a reliable beater car to put miles on... - Shaun176
As long as gas is cheap, a Crown Vic is a great option. They were built to be cop cars and taxis, so they run for ever. ...
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re: 2016 LA Tax Return - Shaun176
My Federal and LA filings were accepted today. I owe on both, I wonder how long it will take them to debit. I bet it is faster than it takes you to get your deposit....
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Denver to Yellowstone Road Trip - Shaun176
For our family summer vacation we are considering flying to Denver, renting a vehicle, then driving up to Yellowstone, then back to Denver to fly home. We have a boy and a girl 10 and 7. Total trip time 7 to 12 days. Anyone have suggestions of places to see or things to do along the way or in Ye...
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re: Myrtle Beach? - Shaun176
Its a lot like Destin to Panama City, FL area with browner sand and bigger waves. ...
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re: Family Summer Vacation Suggestions - Shaun176
Not adopting, but probably need to mention that kids have only been to Aruba, Disney, Gulf Coast, and St. Louis. Total travel time of about 12 or 13 hours is our limit as a family. ...
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Family Summer Vacation Suggestions - Shaun176
Family of 4. Boy and Girl 7-10 years old looking for Summer Vaction Ideas. 1 to 2 weeks any time from Memorial Day to July 20. Already did Disney this year and Aruba last Summer, but wide open to any other ideas. Live in BR. Willing to drive 800 Miles or fly from BTR, MSY, or IAH. Whole family has p...
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re: Buyer's Title Insurance - Shaun176
I have a friend who bought a house in a small subdivison in BR about same age as one in OP. Turned out a couple years after he bought it that a descendant of the original property owner made a claim based on an alleged inproper succesion. All of the homeowners ended up puting up money (less than 1k ...
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re: At what point is driving too far? - Shaun176
If it is just me, my driving limit is 4 to 5 hours (300 miles). If it is the whole family, it is 10-11 hours (600-700 miles). The airport experience can be a pain with kids. When you drive you get more flexibility with when you leave, eat, get bathroom breaks, etc. At 600-700 miles, you only sav...
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re: Stats of Heisman winners from the 1950s are pretty bad - Shaun176
[quote]basically all of these guys played both ways and special teams. you would have to list all of their stats to truly know the impact they had.[/quote] They played ironman football with limited substitutions. It was a completely different game. Players had to be more versatile....
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re: BR Magnet HS or Lee Magnet HS? - Update - Shaun176
Nearly every private school student who applied to BRMHS last year, got in. The feeder schools do not take up all the seats now because many of those kids now go to Lee. Every student who applied to BRMHS last year either got a seat at BRMHS or was offered Lee. Lee is a STEM school with a ...
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re: Yahoo Sports lists LSU's most likely choices for offensive coord. - Shaun176
Monken was Miles' choice to replace Fisher when he left, but the admins made him hire outside his staff and he got Crowten....
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re: Mexico City advice and recs - Shaun176
I have some friends in Mexico DF and they love Uber. They say its safer and cheaper than a taxi....
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re: I reside in Texas, am from Louisiana, and always hear 'but you have no - Shaun176
260k house in EBR parish= 2300 in property tax. 10% Sales Tax, 6% income tax....
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re: What ever happened to Joe Labruzzo? - Shaun176
He had a son, Joe Labruzzo Jr., who played baseball at Southeastern and then became a fireman with BRFD....
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re: Has anyone ever driven through Mexico, like from the border to Cancun? - Shaun176
I have driven to Puebla, Mexico (70 miles SE of Mexico City) 5 times with no problems. 20 Hours drive time from BR. It would be about another 16 hours to Cancun. There are very high quality toll roads from Laredo to Mexico City and then on to Cancun. The tolls are about 800 pesos ($50) to get from t...
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re: USAA Visa Card--Opinions? Any Concerns With Security? - Shaun176
I have USAA Cash Back Visa. Never had a problem. My credit card # has been stolen twice (Home Depot and a local resturant) with about 5000 in charges each time. USAA took care of it with no problems. ...
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re: What are the OTs thoughts on St Joes or St Michaels - Shaun176
Baton Rouge High or Lee. She will get in one of the two if you apply to both. It will save you 30K-40K. She will get as good or better academics. She can also ride the school bus. The application period is this month. ...
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re: Georgia Voters - Amendment 1 (Govt't Takeover of Struggling Schools) - Shaun176
Charter Schools started as a good idea to cut red tape, get away from unions/ tenure laws, offer competition, and give parents choice. Now about 75% of them are scams. Look at how many political spouses and cronies are involved with charters both Republican and Dem. ...
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re: Denham Springs HS fires Coach Dru Nettles - Shaun176
I am a DSHS alum and played football. I know the school has changed a lot since I was there, but Nettles got a lot of kids to participate and brought back a style of play that won a lot of games. After Coach Wax became principal, the program didn't make the playoffs for about 10 years. High School c...
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re: Why would you want O over Aranda - Shaun176
[quote]look; Dave Aranda is a GREAT DC. LSU needs to keep him as a DC. he has never been a head coach and paying him in his learning curve AND losing him as a DC is a recipe for disaster. for him and LSU.[/quote] We are better with him focusing on the defense. Pay him 2 million. Pay CEO 2.5 milli...
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