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re: If not from bama or auburn, please shut up this week. - Mr. Misanthrope on 11/19/17 at 9:45 pm
Auburn by 7 but looses to rematch to Georgia in SECC. Miami wins Natty and Mark Richt is coach of the year in the triumph of irony. Sound about right?...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Only #20 - Mr. Misanthrope on 11/15/17 at 11:18 am
Answer is Troy but 20 does seem like that loss is being counted for all it's worth and then some. I thought 16-18 was reasonable. Possibly 15. The reasoning seem at times arcane even occult. Miss State drubs us. Auburn spanks them and we come from behind to beat Auburn. Where are those games in calc...
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re: Sporting News breaks down Ala's near breakdown, and notes Aub should be feared - Mr. Misanthrope on 11/13/17 at 9:13 pm
Not getting your points or Sporting News's. Chaos was averted because Alabama won a tough conference game against State on the heels of a physically tough game against LSU the Saturday before. They're ranked 1 because they won under those circumstances not because Georgia lost. Injuries to li...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Top 25 Most Iconic American Literature - Mr. Misanthrope on 11/13/17 at 8:34 pm
The Old Man and The Sea Billy Budd Absalom, Absalom Guadalcanal Diary The Poetry of Robert Service Lanterns on the Levee The Leatherstocking Tales Foote's The Civil War Our Town The Boys of Summer Instant Replay Paper Lion The Moviegoer ...and others. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: When should Christmas decorations go up? - Mr. Misanthrope on 11/13/17 at 7:36 pm
For us, it's always the Fourth Sunday in Advent. Later sometimes but not earlier. They come down on Epiphany. I guess technically Christmas season starts on Christmas day but the alter colors don't change from Advent purple to Christmas white until Christmas Day and doesn't change again (to green) ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Consider this: placing a toothpick barely under your big toenail and kicking a wall - Mr. Misanthrope on 11/7/17 at 5:19 pm
No thank you. Go chew some tinfoil. :cheers:...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
Help with Internet/TV in Clinton, LA - Mr. Misanthrope on 11/6/17 at 7:36 pm
Moving back to Louisiana after 6 yr. exile in Mississippi. Have ATT Internet 50 ("up to 50 Mbps") now, but not even fiber is available in older neighborhood in Clinton we're moving into. ATT can give me "up to" 3 Mbps. Other than soup cans linked with waxed strings or smoke signals or drumming on ho...
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re: What will be the outcome of the LSU/Alabama game? Get your predictions in! - Mr. Misanthrope on 11/3/17 at 1:51 am
LSU 26/Alabama 24 Decided late by score off of a Tide turnover. Defense plays lights out football. ...
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re: Hurricane Irma - Spinning Down - Mr. Misanthrope on 9/9/17 at 12:45 am
[quote]This conversation has been hashed and rehashed many times in this thread. Suffice to say that Buras and the eastern parts of LA were always in that uncertainty cone.[/quote] Dizz asked when did experts err. I offered Katrina as an example with some similarities to Irma. I am not sure wha...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Hurricane Irma - Spinning Down - Mr. Misanthrope on 9/8/17 at 10:58 pm
[quote]When recently did all the facts blow up in the experts faces?[/quote] Not altogether analogous but not altogether dissimilar is The National Hurricane Center forecasting of Katrina. Models persisted in forecasting Katrina, after crossing Florida from east to west, would turn from a WSW headi...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Hurricane Irma - Spinning Down - Mr. Misanthrope on 9/5/17 at 4:44 pm
[quote]Using the EF tornado scale, 200 MPH sustained winds is right at the borderline for an EF5.[/quote] The EF scale at times seems a bit confusing to me being a wind estimate based on various degrees of damage to various kinds of structures. It looks like it sort of incorporates the original w...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Hurricane Irma - Spinning Down - Mr. Misanthrope on 9/5/17 at 4:00 pm
Last I saw it was 185 MPH. But with continued pressure dropping 200 seems possible, even probable. I am amazed at the models that picked up the extreme deepening and commensurate increase in wind speed. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Any of you Baws ever put a portable Basketball Goal together ? - Mr. Misanthrope on 8/26/17 at 2:51 pm
Did so years ago when sons were 7 and 8. In BR when temps around Christmas Eve were (it seemed) in the teens. Think Cuba Gooding assembling that flange underwater in Men of Honor. Took almost as long. Drink will surely help. Prayer and commiseration. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Name Your Top 10 Most Influential Books - Mr. Misanthrope on 8/19/17 at 10:50 pm
LOTR: A baptism of the imagination where the abstractions of good, evil, courage and cowardice are played out in a fantasy world that is recognizable as very similar to the real one we inhabit. C.S. Lewis' Space Trilogy especially the third volume That Hideous Strength: Another exploration of goo...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Looking for good ghost stories, what ya got TD? - Mr. Misanthrope on 8/19/17 at 9:33 pm
The late Russell Kirk in addition to his conservative works wrote a number of ghost stories collected in a volume called Ancestral Shadows: An Anthology of Ghostly Tales. They are quite good and some are award winners. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
LSU Picks Up Commitment From Kicker Cole Tracy
Looks like Coach O has found a kicker.
Report: Former LSU General Manager Austin Thomas Not Headed To Tennessee
What's next for Thomas now?
LSU Falls To Stephen F. Austin 83-82 At The PMAC
The Tigers fall to 6-3 on the season.
Photo: Happy Holidays From Inside Tiger Stadium
'Tis the season...
Twenty-Two LSU Student-Athletes Received Diplomas Friday
Congratulations to them all.
ESPN's Jesse Palmer Hitting The Miami Beach With His Babe
Wasn't he The Bachelor?
Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson Explains Why He Transferred To Michigan
"I’m really not one to jump ship."