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  1. Lost a bid - but don't feel bad

    Just heard from the school district and we lost the bid on a $91 million job... Normally I'd feel sick, but I'm pretty damn happy now because their...

    Started by Superhero‎, 07-25-2008 06:24 PM
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    07-27-2008, 02:47 AM Go to last post
  2. Corporate Earnings -- Interesting Stat

    This QTR reporting -- 165 so far have beaten lowered estimates (68%) 24 so far have matched (10%) 54 so far have not met expectations (24%)...

    Started by tropheus‎, 07-25-2008 09:25 AM
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    07-26-2008, 12:50 PM Go to last post
  3. Ex-DIL beaten and in ICU

    Earlier this week we found out our Ex-DIL was in the hospital following a car accident - they told us she had run off the road into a field in our...

    Started by Armybrat‎, 07-25-2008 04:11 PM
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    07-26-2008, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  4. Who was your best professor at UT?

    Stole the topic idea from the-site-that-shall-not-be-named, but I thought it'd be fun to get other inputs. Mine ... Dr. Yale Patt, computer...

    Started by capnamerca‎, 07-21-2008 11:50 PM
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  5. Toby -- she was a helluva dog

    Toby was my chocolate lab -- she turned 13 in April. This was after her first bird season of full retirement -- for the first time in over 10 years,...

    Started by Brisketexan‎, 07-25-2008 10:56 AM
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  6. Business casual

    I've got to take a 3-day class beginning tomorrow at 8 a.m. The dress is listed as business casual. I haven't had to do this sort of thing in a long,...

    Started by C-Man‎, 07-20-2008 11:44 PM
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  7. My brother's next large scale concrete job.

    He's a Structural Engineer ("ME's build weapons, SE's build targets") & will be the lead field engineer / supervising all of the concrete pours for a...

    Started by NCAAFBALLROX‎, 07-20-2008 12:37 PM
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    07-25-2008, 07:30 PM Go to last post
  8. Extreme Home Makeover House in Foreclosure

    This pisses me off This is just the ad, but the house is now in foreclosure. They were given a $400,000 and Beezer Homes gave them another $100,000...

    Started by hullabelew‎, 07-24-2008 05:56 PM
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    07-25-2008, 06:17 PM Go to last post
  9. $#@!ed up phone call to my wife today

    My wife calls me about 11:00, frantic and sounding close to tears. Seems that she got a call on her cell phone (from Unknown Caller) that said I had...

    Started by Macanudo‎, 07-21-2008 04:14 PM
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    07-25-2008, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  10. Why are we shipping American made biodiesel overseas?

    A ship bound for Rotterdam and Hamburg with 4.2 million gallons of biodiesel hit and split a barge carrying 9000 barrels of fuel oil spilling most of...

    Started by MrPhlegm‎, 07-24-2008 12:27 PM
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    07-25-2008, 04:20 PM Go to last post
  11. Sony BloodStation?

    Interesting. I guess I have contributed to this, with my Sony PS1, 2 and 3... (althought I doubt Sony is the only culprit) ...

    Started by Horny04‎, 07-24-2008 10:34 PM
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    07-25-2008, 03:20 PM Go to last post
  12. Being caught offsides in trading es no bueno!

    Remember some time ago we said when prices move as violently as oil did, someone was caught offsides... and there you have some reasoning for the...

    Started by froghorn717‎, 07-22-2008 12:38 PM
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    07-24-2008, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  13. Poll Poll: The Capital Of The World?

    The thread on New York has me thinking

    Started by mycoxaphlopin‎, 07-16-2008 11:48 PM
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    07-24-2008, 01:08 PM Go to last post
  14. Cuomo sues UBS - Auction Rate Securities Losses

    -WSJ Texas joins states considering sanctions against UBS http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/stories/2008/07/21/daily36.html...

    Started by Meursault‎, 07-24-2008 11:00 AM
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    07-24-2008, 01:04 PM Go to last post
  15. tired of shedding dogs? dog poop? feeding the dog?

    get yourself a Big Dog

    Started by jt‎, 07-17-2008 02:26 PM
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    07-24-2008, 12:08 PM Go to last post
  16. Saxet Gun Show

    Tomorrow is the Saxet gun show in Austin. I may go buy something? What's the best strategy, get there early Saturday for the best picking or go...

    Started by Horn_Spanker‎, 07-18-2008 12:14 PM
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    07-24-2008, 08:06 AM Go to last post
  17. Well... I just got fired/laid off for the first time ever

    and I've learned a valuable lesson. Don't ask questions. Just take orders. Cheers, bitches!

    Started by [censored]‎, 07-22-2008 11:24 AM
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  18. Who was your worst professor at UT?

    Bob Jensen. It's not even close. That guy was a grade-A, royal assbag extraordinaire.

    Started by SmartAsset‎, 07-22-2008 11:38 AM
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  19. Scott Peterson Has a Blog

    Yes, he's been blogging from prison and Laci's mother is none too happy about it. I'm not sure I like the idea of convicted felons having the...

    Started by Viper‎, 07-18-2008 09:12 AM
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    07-23-2008, 02:12 PM Go to last post
  20. Is Lou Dobbs actually crazy? Should he apologize?

    Around the middle of June, (the ides, if you will) I happened to catch Lou Dobbs on CNN in all his crazy glory, demanding George Bush be impeached...

    Started by scally‎, 07-21-2008 04:43 PM
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    07-23-2008, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  21. Insurance - things to consider what with Dolly in teh Gulf.

    Did you know? http://www.tdi.state.tx.us/home/cpmmay2008storms.html

    Started by NCAAFBALLROX‎, 07-22-2008 03:15 PM
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    07-22-2008, 09:41 PM Go to last post
  22. Global warming article

    http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,24036736-7583,00.html Interesting article. Here's the beginnging, where he lays out his...

    Started by ajax‎, 07-21-2008 09:56 AM
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    07-22-2008, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  23. $#@!ing Piece of $#@! Scammers

    some $#@! sent this to my grandma the other day. she called everyone frantically making sure we were all ok, called the police, etc. i had to...

    Started by TexasIsBetter‎, 07-21-2008 04:53 PM
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    07-22-2008, 05:49 PM Go to last post
  24. Anyone ever had their Gmail account jacked?

    I tried to login on Sunday and my password had been changed... unfortunately NOT by me. I tried to remedy the situation with Google but apparently I...

    Started by Party_Taco‎, 07-21-2008 06:29 PM
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    07-22-2008, 03:14 PM Go to last post
  25. Retirement question (Market tanking)

    I'll get to the question at the end of the post, but I think I need to set the stage a little. I teach at a University and they have a really solid...

    Started by HornLoboRx‎, 07-11-2008 02:44 PM
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    07-22-2008, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  26. Austin Real Estate

    Similar to the Houston Real Estate thread, I have a question about a housing decision I need to make in Austin. Back about a month ago, we sold our...

    Started by LazyEngineer‎, 07-16-2008 12:55 PM
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    07-22-2008, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  27. Some people should not be allowed to procreate

    It's like the great American actor Keanu Reeves says in the movie Parenthood, "You need a license to buy a dog, to drive a car - hell, you even need...

    Started by atllonghorn‎, 07-22-2008 08:35 AM
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    07-22-2008, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  28. Google Streetview did the Tour de France route

    I just accidentally stumbled across this and thought it was worth sharing. Link

    Started by SmartAsset‎, 07-21-2008 07:50 PM
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    07-22-2008, 08:02 AM Go to last post
  29. Gunman shoots at firefighters in St. Louis, killing one

    What the $#@!? MAPLEWOOD, Mo. - A gunman shot at firefighters responding to a report of a burning pickup truck early Monday, killing one, then...

    Started by mycoxaphlopin‎, 07-21-2008 01:40 PM
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    07-21-2008, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  30. "Wardrobe Malfunction" fine thrown out

    Maybe common sense isn't dead in this country afterall.

    Started by atllonghorn‎, 07-21-2008 08:56 AM
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  31. Baby Hoosier #2 is coming now...

    Break out the Financial Times, frugals. Admitted now.... My wife is fast with it, so I'll be back on talking shyte before dark. Peace, bitches.

    Started by Snacks‎, 07-19-2008 02:18 PM
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    07-21-2008, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  32. Poll Poll: Is it better...

    So here's the question

    Started by random horn‎, 07-20-2008 06:48 PM
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    07-21-2008, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  33. McChord Air Show

    I headed over this afternoon and saw some awesome $#@!. I got there in time to see the F-18 Super Hornet do a short runway takeoff and then ......

    Started by Macanudo‎, 07-20-2008 12:35 AM
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    07-21-2008, 10:33 AM Go to last post
  34. Jon Stewart, you make me laugh...

    "One is like a glass half full kind of guy and the other is an expert on the economy" One of the absolutely funniest Daily Show clips I have...

    Started by froghorn717‎, 07-19-2008 09:17 PM
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    07-20-2008, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  35. Interesting pics of icebergs

    Started by Armybrat‎, 07-18-2008 08:50 AM
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    07-20-2008, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  36. Copyright Infringement: All in the game, yo

    So, my GF was having internet troubles and she called Grande who explained that her service was cutoff because "the owner of the Wire is upset that...

    Started by Meursault‎, 07-18-2008 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 22
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    07-20-2008, 03:54 AM Go to last post
  37. List of Starbucks stores to be closed

    Starbucks Corp. late Thursday disclosed the locations of the 600 stores it plans to close by early next year. -WSJ ...

    Started by random horn‎, 07-17-2008 09:48 PM
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    07-19-2008, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  38. DARPA BigDog Quadruped (really cool robot)

    OK, check out this freaking robot. It only weighs 235 lbs and can carry a payload of 340 lbs. If they were fitted with a weapon system of some sort...

    Started by Lonestarman‎, 03-17-2008 05:23 PM
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    07-19-2008, 06:17 PM Go to last post
  39. What sports are Indian's good at?

    Serious Question: Since they are almost the most populous country in the world, I would expect to see some ass kicking in certain sports. ...

    Started by longhrnfan‎, 07-01-2008 02:10 PM
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  40. Wikipedia

    Do you use it? Should you trust it? I hear that anybody can edit anything on any type of article. With that said has that deterred any of you? I...

    Started by Bash Riprock‎, 07-14-2008 11:26 PM
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    07-18-2008, 02:05 PM Go to last post
  41. Can private bus companies do it better than Cap Metro?

    I guess we'll soon find out. http://www.statesman.com/news/content/news/stories/local/07/18/0718shuttles.html

    Started by The Tres Leches‎, 07-18-2008 07:39 AM
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    07-18-2008, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  42. Oil Prices and Gasoline

    Ok, so for some of you oil experts. Why does the price of gasoline immediately increase when oil prices go up but really don't decrease quickly (or...

    Started by EuroHorn‎, 07-16-2008 05:03 PM
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    07-18-2008, 06:46 AM Go to last post
  43. San Antonio Real Estate

    After seeing the Austin and Houston threads, I got curious about the San Antonio housing market. Since I may move there in a few years I'd like to...

    Started by random horn‎, 07-17-2008 05:43 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-17-2008, 05:43 PM Go to last post
  44. Breaking News: Securities regulators raid Wachovia HQ

    So says the "Breaking news" bar on CNN.com http://money.cnn.com/2008/07/17/news/companies/wachovia_raid.ap/index.htm?cnn=yes Link added

    Started by pescado_rojo‎, 07-17-2008 01:18 PM
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    07-17-2008, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  45. The unreal power of smells, and memories

    Last weekend, we were in Southern California on our annual family vacation. Our itinerary brought us down I-5 towards San Diego, and my wife had...

    Started by Brisketexan‎, 07-16-2008 05:09 PM
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    07-17-2008, 02:07 PM Go to last post
  46. General question about stocks

    1.Is it generally a good thing or bad if a company in which you have shares in is bought by another?(price per share higher than you bought it at). ...

    Started by texashooch‎, 07-17-2008 09:05 AM
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    07-17-2008, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  47. Why aren't taxis hybrids?

    Wouldn't that make a lot of sense? They do a lot of stopping and starting... When I was in Vancouver last year, most of the taxis were hybrids... ...

    Started by Snacks‎, 06-25-2008 12:20 PM
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    07-17-2008, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  48. Houston, New York Has a Problem

    http://www.nysun.com/opinion/houston-new-york-has-a-problem/81989/ Interesting article. Not surprisingly, Gawker has crappy things to say about...

    Started by Iconoclast Texan‎, 07-16-2008 11:58 AM
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    07-17-2008, 07:01 AM Go to last post
  49. IndyMac is dead

    It's not (quite) official yet but they've written their own epitaph. The regulators are already involved. I'd been getting reports of FDIC...

    Started by SushiHorn‎, 07-07-2008 05:39 PM
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    07-16-2008, 09:47 PM Go to last post
  50. PSA - Unclaimed Property

    For those of you in Texas, you can see if there is unclaimed property in your name. Usually seems to be electric bill refunds, etc. I didn't find...

    Started by elsegundo‎, 07-16-2008 04:23 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-16-2008, 06:54 PM Go to last post

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