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  1. Downtown Projects

    This doesn't cover everything in the pipeline, but it's a start. 1) 3 Eleven Bowie 2) Gables Park Plaza II

    Started by Longhorn Al‎, 01-04-2013 02:04 AM
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  2. Humble brag Law School Options [serioous]

    Daughter graduated two years ago with distinction from The McIntire School of Commerce at UVA. Immediately passed all four parts of the CPA. Is now...

    Started by smwhorn‎, 03-12-2017 11:39 PM
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  3. Allergy season: cedar

    not sure how this cedar season ranks historically but it's pretty damn strong last few weeks. woke up this morning and felt like i got hit in the...

    Started by bigup2dahorns‎, 01-04-2009 09:26 AM
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  4. Shaggyposter with cancer thread

    I posted about this elsewhere but figure it deserves it own thread. I am a married, forty year old father of two boys, five and eight. I am - as...

    Started by Basil Your Face‎, 03-16-2017 08:35 PM
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  5. The Bike Rider's Thread

    because everybody rides a bike... even Thujone. BMX, Cyclocross, Mountain, Roadie, Track(Tarck), Single, Fixie, Townie, Hybrid, Dutch,...

    Started by Snacks‎, 01-09-2014 12:38 PM
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  6. Moxy on the Drag

    Millennial-minded Moxy hotel would bring 154 rooms to The Drag

    Started by Junger‎, 03-23-2017 05:52 AM
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  7. Chess

    I played chess* as an elementary school kid and showed promise, but then the girls around me started "developing" and my attention went elsewhere. ...

    Started by Houstonian‎, 04-04-2014 06:21 PM
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  8. Shooting outside London Parliament

    Reports of at least a dozen people injured after loud bangs http://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-security-photographer-idUSKBN16T1Y5

    Started by Doc Reeves‎, 03-22-2017 10:06 AM
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  9. The Watch Fanatic Thread

    Another thread got me thinking about this. I admit that I love watches. I was given a Patek Phillipe from my father and doing research on that...

    Started by Houstonian‎, 03-21-2008 02:35 AM
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  10. Report: Apple unveiling new iPhone in September

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/personal/2013/08/11/report-apple-iphone-september/2640021/

    Started by Rocko20‎, 08-11-2013 09:38 AM
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  11. Markets still falling like whoa

    The Dow's down over 1,000 or ~7% from just a couple weeks ago. Is this just coincidental timing vis a vis various earnings reports and what not? This...

    Started by TJ‎, 02-03-2014 12:52 PM
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  12. no lelectronics at all in the cabin on US-bound flights from 12 middle east airports

    only problem is, i can't find the list of airports and airlines... ...

    Started by Hagbard Celine‎, 03-20-2017 05:22 PM
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  13. Give me the argument FOR texting and driving

    The news this morning mentioned that the State Legislature is considering a statewide ban against texting while driving. They went on to say that...

    Started by orange dream‎, 02-04-2015 10:48 AM
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    03-23-2017, 09:24 PM Go to last post
  14. U.S. strategic patience with North Korea has ended

    https://www.google.com/amp/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/39297031 Well it's about damn time. Drop a nuke on that country and call it a day. China can get...

    Started by Rocko20‎, 03-17-2017 05:15 AM
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  15. NY Cops Now Refusing to Do Jobs - 'Cause, Butt-hurt

    http://www.aol.com/article/2014/12/31/report-nypd-refusing-to-make-arrests/21122993/?icid=maing-grid7|aol20-ns|dl4|sec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D591479 ...

    Started by Gatorubet‎, 12-31-2014 11:24 AM
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  16. Americans Leaving Large Debts When They Die

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/americans-dying-average-62k-debt-110000416.html tl:dr Americans are $#@!s

    Started by Rocko20‎, 03-21-2017 03:31 PM
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  17. Social media troll who sent flashing image and caused seizure now arrested

    More: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/technology/social-media-attack-that-set-off-a-seizure-leads-to-an-arrest.html?_r=0 I've seen people try...

    Started by bernorange‎, 03-23-2017 09:27 AM
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  18. Offer of both tacos does not turn out as expected

    FORT WORTH For two tacos and a soft drink, Jose Garcia (Top left) believed he was going to have sex with a 13-year-old girl, police said. Garcia...

    Started by RPM‎, 03-22-2017 07:43 AM
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    03-23-2017, 10:14 AM Go to last post
  19. The Seiko Diver Thread

    Some guys in the watch thread seem pretty uncomfortable with the increasing volume of Seiko diver content in that thread recently. Yep, I dunno why...

    Started by shaggybearo‎, 03-17-2015 05:43 PM
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  20. More interesting old newspapers that I found in mt Grandfathers papers - Lincoln

    I posted a lot of his WW1 aftermath photos in this link...

    Started by AUinAustin‎, 03-21-2017 05:57 PM
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    03-22-2017, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  21. Spending Habits of Baby Boomers

    So I'm sitting at the Kraken tonight... a local road house and borderline American icon (ask Gil Bang - I'm sure he's made some questionable...

    Started by Party_Taco‎, 03-08-2017 10:46 PM
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  22. Garden Oaks / Oak Forest boom

    I know a few shagsters live in these 2 Houston neighborhoods. http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=9079832 Personally I'm...

    Started by BA93‎, 04-26-2013 08:07 AM
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  23. Transgender dude wins at women's weightlifting.

    ....and beat some national records. http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/03/transgender-wins-international-womens-weightlifting-title/

    Started by Doze‎, 03-21-2017 04:32 PM
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  24. Earthquake!

    Up on the 9th floor just north of downtown Dallas. Who hoo.

    Started by tantric superman‎, 01-06-2015 03:16 PM
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  25. Mi Teen Lottery winner, might turn out to be a decent Millenial

    kid wins $500k on a scratch off- keeps $5k for himself. Says his parents need the money more and gives it to them. (just make sure of the taxes...

    Started by KC-97HORN‎, 03-20-2017 02:25 PM
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    03-22-2017, 07:21 AM Go to last post
  26. Ad Hawk. It's Latin for Incredible Hulk

    This thread is for the philosophical muses and life lessons of Jimmy, my potentially retarded, functional alcoholic employee. A bit of background,...

    Started by CooterBrown‎, 01-25-2016 08:19 PM
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  27. They're a long way from home -- part 2

    Okay, I had a moment to type up the rest of the story that I first shared a week ago about our small experience with a local refugee family. It...

    Started by Brisketexan‎, 01-27-2017 02:24 PM
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  28. David Rockefeller, Philanthropist and Head of Chase Manhattan, Dies at 101

    "Interesting life" https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/20/business/david-rockefeller-dead-chase-manhattan-banker.html?_r=0

    Started by Dolemite‎, 03-20-2017 06:28 PM
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  29. Very Interesting WW1 Photos from my Grandfather and Great Garndfather

    Found these a my parents house last week. Mom was going thru old letters and stuff from my Grandmother and discovered an envelope with these. Amazed...

    Started by AUinAustin‎, 02-22-2017 12:34 PM
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  30. Uber: Austin

    PSA: Uber is now available in Austin albeit at a premium pricing. Great transportation service for those who may be partaking in the SXSW...

    Started by Chet Steadman‎, 03-08-2014 09:12 AM
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  31. Pet Peeves about being in sales - need to vent

    I've got a black cloud hanging over me ever since an e-mail I got this afternoon from a prospect I've been after. So, I've been trying to go...

    Started by texasdago‎, 10-27-2011 02:25 PM
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  32. Oroville Dam and/or Spillway About to Fail???

    Evacuating the town now. Stream link: http://www.krcrtv.com/krcr-news-channel-7-live-stream

    Started by jzimo‎, 02-12-2017 07:52 PM
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  33. ex-CEO of THINX didn't think

    http://nymag.com/thecut/2017/03/thinx-employee-accuses-miki-agrawal-of-sexual-harassment.html

    Started by zzzz‎, 03-21-2017 10:57 AM
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    03-21-2017, 01:09 PM Go to last post
  34. 'Fat Leonard': retired US admiral arrested in sex for secrets scandal

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/15/fat-leonard-us-admiral-arrested-in-sex-for-secrets-scandal ...

    Started by LongestHorn‎, 03-19-2017 06:48 PM
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  35. What potential ripple effects would there be if Venezuela imploded?

    More (incl. dam pics): http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-04-27/venezuela-economy-literally-grinds-halt-maduro-orders-five-day-weekend-public-worker...

    Started by bernorange‎, 04-27-2016 08:25 AM
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  36. Anybody else feel like they're just treading water?

    And what do you do about it? I know a lot of this is middle age bull$#@! but I often end up feeling like I don't really ever get anything...

    Started by Macanudo‎, 01-19-2017 01:33 PM
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  37. It Blowed up good, Livermore releases classified nuke test films to youtube

    fascinating https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017/03/these-recently-declassified-nuclear-test-videos-are-utterly-mesmerizing-terrifying/ ...

    Started by MrPhlegm‎, 03-19-2017 02:13 PM
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  38. Teaching Social Skills

    Do you believe that "society" - parents, education and the community - does a good job of teaching social skills? I don't. I have a mental...

    Started by TahoeHorn‎, 03-19-2017 09:53 AM
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  39. Vigilante justice in robbery in Denny's parking lot

    Pretty satisfying video: http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/videos/video.php?v=wshh60Yv2kzRFNE27lP7

    Started by Derka‎, 03-18-2017 03:23 PM
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  40. Beauty of the Universe

    Cassini captures Jupiter: Higher resolution version here. Fox Fur Nebula: Higher resolution version here. Hubble Antennae Galaxy(s)

    Started by Yuk-Monkey‎, 09-11-2013 12:13 PM
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  41. You don't want this: Laryngospasm

    $#@! this $#@!. It's happened to me a handful of times over the past decade. The first time it happened I seriously thought I was going to die right...

    Started by Bernard‎, 03-16-2017 12:04 PM
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  42. Police get Judge to OK Warrant for Anybody who Searched Victim's Name Through Google

    Don't worry, it's only Minnesota, for now. ...

    Started by AtomHeartBevo‎, 03-18-2017 01:29 PM
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    03-20-2017, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  43. I'm the Spouse/SO of an alcoholic.

    Having read the "I'm an alcoholic" thread with great interest, and in order not to improperly $#@! on that very informative and substantive...

    Started by Lidig8r‎, 05-06-2015 03:08 PM
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  44. Kingpins: OxyContin, Heroin, and the Sackler-Sinaloa Connection

    Thought this was an interesting piece on the opiate epidemic in the United States ...

    Started by pescado_rojo‎, 03-19-2017 10:04 AM
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  45. Austin real estate

    So I'm considering a move to a smaller, less expensive house. I don't really need to make the move right now, but I can certainly imagine things...

    Started by jimmyjazz‎, 11-22-2008 08:29 PM
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  46. I Hate Driving 290 West

    I live in the area so it's difficult to avoid. But no stretch of road in the area leaves me gripping the wheel more. Happened to drive up on this...

    Started by Wally Pryor‎, 01-12-2011 03:45 PM
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  47. Celebrity Death Watch 2017

    2016 has been a juggernaut that won't be forgotten anytime soon. But time marches on and 2017 will clean house as well. My predictions: Carl...

    Started by RPM‎, 12-29-2016 04:51 AM
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  48. EnChroma glasses bring color to the color blind

    I saw the thread that tests eye ability to see color, so I know some of you are color blind. No more. Enchroma sunglasses. About $350 ...

    Started by LongestHorn‎, 10-11-2015 07:10 PM
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    03-18-2017, 08:28 PM Go to last post
  49. So I had a heart attack today

    I parked a little down the hill from our office and got a little winded for the walk. When I got to my desk I felt some pain in my chest but didn't...

    Started by blacklab‎, 01-31-2017 05:52 PM
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  50. bish better have my [s]money[/s] jumbo jack

    Willis man gets 15 years for slapping girlfriend over wrong food order ...

    Started by iamthepush‎, 03-17-2017 01:57 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    03-18-2017, 11:12 AM Go to last post

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