re: How much money (monthly) should I spend to own a home? - Macavity92 on 3/26/17 at 8:09 pm
Given your situation you need to rent. Rent as small and cheap as you can and still live in a good neighborhood. As others have said you do not know how stable your job situation may be or if you will get a better offer elsewhere. Put away the extra money for a down payment later once you have ki...
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re: How hard is tennis to pick up for someone in their 40s ? - Macavity92 on 3/26/17 at 7:58 pm
My wife started in her 40s and is doing great. Get lessons right away. You do not want to form bad habits. You can play aginst people your level and it will be a lot of fun. Try to join a club that has a men's night or some sort of pick up play to find new people to hit with. Good luck, have fun...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Gov. John Bel Edwards wants big changes in how LA biz, individuals taxed - Macavity92 on 3/17/17 at 9:06 am
[quote]quote: Hey stupid, did you even read his post? Let me break it down for you. I will make it simple so you understand. Let's say that you are paying $100 in taxes every year. $35 is income tax, $50 dollars is sales tax, and $15 is property tax. It sounds like the poster I repli...
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re: Gov. John Bel Edwards wants big changes in how LA biz, individuals taxed - Macavity92 on 3/17/17 at 8:40 am
[quote]“We’re trying to achieve a structurally sound tax system that allows us to have the necessary revenue to fund government services,” Revenue Secretary Kim Robinson said in an interview. “We are broadening our tax base and lowering the rates.”[/quote] Translation: We are trying to find nume...
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re: Would u pay 17 extra cents a gallon if you knew that 100% went to roads and bridges? - Macavity92 on 3/17/17 at 8:37 am
We already pay 20 cents a gallon to the state. They need to find a way to pay for this inside of the budget they have. Moreover, in my lifetime no "dedicated" fund has ever remained dedicated. Most do not even make 10 years as "dedicated" funds. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Official SEC tournament LSU/State game thread Final: Johnny Jones to be fired - Macavity92 on 3/8/17 at 11:03 pm
[quote]but he was saddled with Simmons...a gutless wonder[/quote] He was not saddled with Simmons. Simmons was his choice. He could not make it work. A coach's job is to make it work. ...
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re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Macavity92 on 2/27/17 at 3:21 pm
[quote] Uh no, i have experience in this, and have seen both sides of this. Surgery is the worst option[/quote] Each case is different. In some cases not having the release surgery risks permanent nerve damage. I have seen people at that point have the surgery, be pain free days later, fuuly r...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: HOKA running shoes--anybody have experience? - Macavity92 on 2/18/17 at 8:05 am
[quote]I've found the Bondi 5s online and they look nice. Good reviews. Without trying them on, though, I'm not sure. I've got 2nd MTP(toe) synovitis. Hurts like a mug when I run or even walk long distances. Pissing me off.[/quote] I bought mine after being diagnosed with arthritis in the right b...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: New diesel Chevy Cruze can go an estimated 702 miles on a single tank of fuel - Macavity92 on 2/18/17 at 8:01 am
[quote]quote: You have to eventually replace the batteries in the Prius after several years. That can set you back almost $4,000 out of warranty. This isn't an issue until after hundreds of thousands of miles, if it's ever an issue. At least with the 2010-up models.[/quote] My 2007 with 259...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Anyone put over 100K miles on their vehicle? - Macavity92 on 2/14/17 at 1:49 pm
[quote]2005 Prius go 237k before being totaled. Current 07 Prius has 258k and is going strong. Original batteries in both?[/quote] Battery in the 2005 was replaced right before the warranty ran out. On the 2007 it is the original battery. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Friend thinking about divorce - Macavity92 on 2/14/17 at 12:18 pm
Tell your friend to read The Five Love Languages. His efforts may be well meant but misdirected. Also, tell him to be very, very patient. Divorce with young kids is excruciatingly painful, even if the divorce is not bitter. He won't be coming home to his kids, sharing their day, hearing the...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Doing valentine's early this weekend in Laff, need restaurant - Macavity92 on 2/6/17 at 10:35 pm
Marcello's and Pamplona's are the two best choices. Marcello's has great food and an even better wine selection. Ask the staff for suggestions on wine. We have been there many times for both special occasions and just because and never had a bad meal. While not necessrily a formal place the ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Anyone put over 100K miles on their vehicle? - Macavity92 on 2/2/17 at 11:22 pm
I had a 2005 Prius go 237k before being totaled. Current 07 Prius has 258k and is going strong. May have had some a/c work but this is Louisiana. Every car I have owned has had a/c work. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Calling All Lawyers! - Paula and George - Macavity92 on 1/25/17 at 11:46 am
[quote]Main City (Polish: Glówne Miasto, German: Rechtstadt) is the central, historic part of Gdansk's (Poland) borough of Sródmiescie. Unlike the Old Town and the New Town, the area was rebuilt after World War II and includes some of the city's best known historical monuments, including the St. Mar...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: PJ Fleck press conference - Macavity92 on 1/9/17 at 11:47 am
[quote]thought he could find himself a better landing spot, but I grew to become ok with Minnesota. If he's as good as I think he is, he will thrive there and have his choice of jobs in 2-3 years. [/quote] Correct. Given the turmoil there it is a curious choice because it does not give him the b...
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re: Is having anxiety the new trend for females? - Macavity92 on 1/8/17 at 9:19 pm
[quote]Gluten allergy is another one of those.[/quote] Unless you can have this type of anxiety in infants, no. I have had nephews with this almost from birth. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)