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re: Screw Dtv! - whodatdude
DTV tried to charge me a $320 early termination fee due to the house I was renting flooding and us being forced to move. Fought those bastards all the way to the top and finally got the charge waived, but not until after having to pay for 2 months of service for a house with no electricity. Thos...
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re: Camera Recommendations - whodatdude
We picked up a Nikon D3200 a few years ago on a package deal with two lenses for $450. It's been great for casual photography, family pictures, etc. Good intro DSLR They have newer and better models for around the same price....
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re: Naked and afraid/Real or staged? - whodatdude
Real enough. Brother worked as a standby paramedic on the filming when they were in the swamp (by alligator bayou if I remember). ...
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re: Mark Zuckerburger is in Baton Rouge - whodatdude
I saw the picture as well. Can confirm...
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re: Nintendo of Japan reveals a huge Breath of the Wild character in recent trailer - whodatdude
[quote]Realistic Zelda is kind of meh[/quote] I disagree. [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFx38t4ydY0)]OOT in Unreal 4[/link] looks amazing, but still has it's original feel to it. It's a fan project, but shows how good it could look with the right resources. [link=(https://www.youtu...
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re: At least half of students defaulted or failed to pay down debt within 7 years - whodatdude
The DOE makes it near impossible to discharge a federal student loan simply because there is nothing of value they can legally get back from doing so. In a traditional bankruptcy, a bank could take possessions, sell them, and recoup some or all of what is owed. The DOE can't repossess an education, ...
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re: At least half of students defaulted or failed to pay down debt within 7 years - whodatdude
"Stafford" is a general name for Sub and Unsub loans. Direct loans, FFEL Loans, etc are all Stafford loans. [link=(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stafford_Loan)]LINK[/link] That being said, you are correct regarding the definition of total and permanent disability. It is not intended for indiv...
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re: At least half of students defaulted or failed to pay down debt within 7 years - whodatdude
Any federal loan program is eligible for disability discharge. This includes Subsidized, Unsubsidized, Perkins, PLUS, FFEL etc. This also includes any grad school, law, vet, or medical school loans, Unsub or PLUS . The only loans not included would be a private loan through a bank or 3rd party. ...
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re: At least half of students defaulted or failed to pay down debt within 7 years - whodatdude
Disability does qualify, but it has to be total and permanent disability. [link=(https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/disability-discharge)]LINK[/link]...
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re: At least half of students defaulted or failed to pay down debt within 7 years - whodatdude
[quote]I think pushing the idea of the Gap Year would be a great thing.[/quote] I've pushed for this for years. TOPS even allows for students to take a year off after high school before enrolling in college. People like myself would be substantially benefited by sitting out a year and figurin...
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re: Who's worse: Very Trendy People or Very Untrendy People? - whodatdude
It's not so bad being trendy. Everyone who looks like me is my friend. Please don"t hate me because I'm trendy. [link=(https://youtu.be/rCVQoGe-4k8)]They're not gonna laugh at me again. [/link] ...
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re: Are Apple watches worth it? - whodatdude
Got wife one for Christmas and she loves it....
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re: Mayor Broome takes on her toughest job yet... - whodatdude
LP welcomes BR refugees (oh wait, that's a bad word too)...
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re: TOPS Changes? - whodatdude
Work in higher ed as well. We found out about the funding levels in late June/early July. Notified students and parents immediately. Next year will be interesting....
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re: TOPS Changes? - whodatdude
Nothing has been set yet. Have to wait for the regular session in April. Board of Regents is considering selling naming rights to TOPS to get additional funding, scaling payments based on academic level (fresh, soph, etc), and increasing retention requirements (30 hours earned each year instead o...
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For you OT Ballers: Valentine's dinner and an "adult toy"... - whodatdude
[link=(http://www.kmbc.com/article/burger-king-advertises-adults-meal-for-valentines-day/8776729)]From Burger King[/link]...
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re: You need a new wifi thermostat...which do you buy? - whodatdude
Honeywell Lyric has been working great for me. ...
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re: Wireless Security Cameras - whodatdude
I use Blink. Can add up to 10 cameras and each camera has a year+ of battery life. 1080P, up to 30 seconds recording after motion which is then stored online, and can mount them just about anywhere. They haven't released their "outdoors" version yet, but I've been using mine outdoors for over a year...
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re: The 2017 iPhone Could Cost Upwards of $1,000 - whodatdude
[quote]blatantly cut corners with cheap hardware[/quote] :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:...
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re: Les Miles coaching the Falcons?? - whodatdude
[quote]485 posts[/quote] post less...
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