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Registered on:10/1/2003
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re: Is BR traffic really that bad? - Cold Cous Cous
It once took me 45 minutes to get from Midtown Manhattan to the Lincoln Tunnel, which is about a mile and a half. Compared to that, BR traffic is not bad. Compared to anything else, it's atrocious. ...
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re: Young kids and braces- what's the deal? - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]ruzil[/quote] (guy who has to install a [i]ton[/i] of braces to pay for the gas to get his King Ranch to Disney World)...
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re: Young kids and braces- what's the deal? - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]Parents aren't getting bilked out of money getting braces for their children any more than they are getting bilked out of money from Disney vacations and Ford King Ranches. [/quote] So, yes....
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re: wife's car was struck by another...am afraid her vehicle will be totaled, which - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]You're stretching it a bit there, yes you do have a lot of decision making power; however, you still signed a contract.[/quote] Maybe. Not clear if he's talking about arguing with his insurer or the other guy's. ...
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re: How much would I need to make per year to live comfortably in New Orleans? - Cold Cous Cous
I've done the math and I'm pretty sure what you describe can be done for $75K, at a shoestring. But I do think for most people (like 99%) the tradeoffs you'd have to make to get by in NO on that salary would not be worth it. ...
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re: Ever met anyone named after a product? - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]I've a cousin named Hagen as in CopenHagen[/quote] What eating club was he in at Princeton?...
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re: Tom Fitzmorris rips Velvet Cactus - Cold Cous Cous
Did he have any comments on the Velvet Cactus cougar contingent? IMHO it is flat out [i]unassailable[/i]....
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re: Everyday women wearing VS swimsuits - buzzfeed maybe NSFW - Cold Cous Cous
Of course, 99.9999% of swimsuits are worn by "everyday women," whatever the frick that's supposed to mean. So this is pretty much pointless. But IWH every damn one, just to show 'em....
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re: Landrieu officially calls for removal of statue at Lee Circle - Cold Cous Cous
I've always wondered whether Robert E Lee ever even stepped foot in the city of New Orleans (I have the same question for Martin Luther King, for those of you about to accuse me of being a SJW)....
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re: What is your opinion on the gentrification of N.O.? - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents.[/quote] Right, exactly what I said. ...
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re: What is your opinion on the gentrification of N.O.? - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]Please show me where NY millionaires come in and buy houses in Bywater or St. Roch Those people buy in the already affluent areas of the city[/quote] Of course, they're buying up spots in the FQ and Uptown, not the wrong side of St Claude. Same basic concept, right? It's still people with ...
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re: What is your opinion on the gentrification of N.O.? - Cold Cous Cous
I think it's a lot more complicated than a lot of you assume. "gentrification" can mean one of two things. One, people who have money and are well educated moving into to low-income neighborhoods. That's great and we need to support it 100%. The other possibility is wealthy NY millionaires b...
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re: Things to do in New Orleans for a first timer. - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]TigerWise Parkway RB is terrible[/quote] When you pick up a fare from MSY and he asks you to take him for a "real new orleenz po-boy" what is your go-to stop?...
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re: How Airlines Might Gouge You in the Future: Personalized Pricing - Cold Cous Cous
Wasn't there some fuss about a hotel or airline charging more to people who logged on from a Mac? Anyway when people talk about big data, this is the end result - companies are going to use this data ruthlessly to separate you from your money. It's the nature of the beast. ...
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re: Annual LSDB cle in Kennerbrah thread - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]Service is spotty, and there's a bout 70 people sitting on the floor.[/quote] Dang, are the attorneys in this state really that hard up for cash? ...
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re: Is the Film Industry in Louisiana actually good for Louisiana? - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]You could nearly abolish ALL corporate income taxes for what the film subsidies cost. [/quote] This is nuts if true. Even if you accept that it makes sense to draw industry here in general, what makes the [i]film industry specifically[/i] so much better than all the rest that it deserves a ...
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re: Is the Film Industry in Louisiana actually good for Louisiana? - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]they're moving here in droves. crew members and executives alike.[/quote] This may be true. It's clear that [i]somebody[/i] has been moving here in droves over the pats couple of years, but for the life of me I can't figure out who the frick it is. :lol:...
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re: Is the Film Industry in Louisiana actually good for Louisiana? - Cold Cous Cous
[quote]His house would have been rented to tulane students who contribute minimal tax revenue and statistically leave the state after school. How do you quantify the positive effect of this guy and many many like him?[/quote] Anecdotes aside, I would start by quantifying the percentage of Green...
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re: Is the Film Industry in Louisiana actually good for Louisiana? - Cold Cous Cous
[quote] I sell a lot of stuff to the movie industry and they never bitch about pricing and pay their bills on time. [/quote] With our money :cool:...
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