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Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,606
Posted By jerp
I got this off a Big 12 stats blog. Average TV...

I got this off a Big 12 stats blog. Average TV viewership when not playing Texas or OU:

OK State 1,553,857
West Va. 1,234,857
Iowa State 1,210,000
K State 1,181,286
T Tech ...
Forum: Around the Campfire Today, 10:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,553
Posted By jerp
how exactly do you suppose that happened -...

how exactly do you suppose that happened - somebody get out of the truck and left it in neutral?
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 06:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By jerp
I’ll just agree with Burnadell. They have their...

I’ll just agree with Burnadell. They have their place in but they can be complicated and the problem is often how they are sold. Advisors who only sell annuities will sometimes convince people that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,221
Posted By jerp
Im not sure my 50# longbow would even stick in a...

Im not sure my 50# longbow would even stick in a bag target at 90 yards:rolleyes::rolleyes:
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,375
Posted By jerp
I think heís a taxidermist

I think heís a taxidermist
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By jerp
I was about 5 or 6 so early 60’s I remember after...

I was about 5 or 6 so early 60’s I remember after church lining up at a neighborhood school with a bunch of people. They handed you a little paper cup with a sugar cube in it. I also knew several...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-31-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,221
Posted By jerp
Thereís a big difference- the arrow goes further...

Thereís a big difference- the arrow goes further into the ground on the other side of the deer at 70 vs 58. :rolleyes::D
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-31-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By jerp
I have an old original Bad Boy - I think it’s a...

I have an old original Bad Boy - I think it’s a 2008. I called 2-3 places in Ft Worth and none would touch it - not sure why. We finally found a place in Abilene which is closer to the lease anyway....
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,709
Posted By jerp
Head shot from about 4 feet from the muzzle, yes.

Head shot from about 4 feet from the muzzle, yes.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,709
Posted By jerp
The cicada hatch has been really strong around...

The cicada hatch has been really strong around here this year. Quite loud in the evenings but I enjoy it - reminds me of childhood summers. They must be reaching the end of their cycle as Iím seeing...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 58,825
Posted By jerp
It will be interesting to see how this plays out....

It will be interesting to see how this plays out. ESPN is being accused of behind the scenes skullduggery. (imagine that!) There's more than a hint of desperation from Bowlsby here from the helm of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-28-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,857
Posted By jerp
Yeah my favorite albums are still Rio Grande Mud...

Yeah my favorite albums are still Rio Grande Mud and Tres Hombres. They really cashed in with Legs, Sharp Dressed etc in the MTV years and good for them but I prefer the earlier, really raw blues...
Forum: Traditional 07-28-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By jerp
With precise tuning and a good release smaller...

With precise tuning and a good release smaller fletches are fine. Heck, in a perfect world even a bare shaft flies straight. I continue to use three 5” fletches because they are more forgiving of my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-28-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,549
Posted By jerp
Wow sad news. When I was a freshman in college...

Wow sad news. When I was a freshman in college I played their "Tres Hombres" album until I flat wore it out. They were scheduled to play Dickie's arena here in Ft Worth next month.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-28-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,077
Posted By jerp
That's good to know. I really like Rios and was...

That's good to know. I really like Rios and was disappointed that Academy stopped carrying them. Same shell just rebranded?

EDIT: just saw ultrastealths post. Anybody shot enough Monarchs to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-27-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 58,825
Posted By jerp
Case in point. Okla State has 52 team national...

Case in point. Okla State has 52 team national championships which ranks them 4th in the NCAA. One is in football and that's only if you count the one they were retroactively awarded for the 1945...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 58,825
Posted By jerp
I saw it on some blogger's site who keeps Big 12...

I saw it on some blogger's site who keeps Big 12 stats. If I was a Kansas alum I wouldnt want to watch them play OU/UT either.:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 58,825
Posted By jerp
If eyeballs on televisions during games equals...

If eyeballs on televisions during games equals money, and money is the be all/end all for conferences, this chart may be a clue as to which schools are the most attractive addition. Check out the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By jerp
VIDEO: Possible Meteor Seen In Skies Of North...

VIDEO: Possible Meteor Seen In Skies Of North Texas Sunday Night - YouTube

Meteor seen in North Texas sky on Sunday night - YouTube
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By jerp
I've had good luck just using Ortho Home Defense....

I've had good luck just using Ortho Home Defense. On a quarterly basis I spray along the baseboards all around the inside of the house and all around the foundation on the outside. Not sure that it...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By jerp
I have enough for 2-3 hunts, maybe more depending...

I have enough for 2-3 hunts, maybe more depending on how Iím shooting. :rolleyes: I asked the Academy guy if theyíd have those cases stacked in the aisle this year and he either didnít know or...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,693
Posted By jerp
That was impressive - the bridge collapsed like...

That was impressive - the bridge collapsed like it was made of balsa wood. Lots of energy in that flying boulder
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By jerp
Shotgun shell prices?

I haven’t started looking hard yet but the two Academys I frequent don’t have much yet in the way of shotgun shells. For those of you that have bought dove loads recently, what kind so prices are...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By jerp
I finally did get through to somebody. I felt a...

I finally did get through to somebody. I felt a little silly when I found out the reason the camera quit Transmitting was because I had gone through my monthly allotment of pics on my plan. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,326
Posted By jerp
Same thing happened toBryson DeChambeau

Same thing happened toBryson DeChambeau
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-25-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,205
Posted By jerp
Some people donít want the conflict to arise...

Some people donít want the conflict to arise until after they are dead - especially if they have written someone out. Ive seen it happen a handful of times with my clients. Recently after a client...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 58,825
Posted By jerp
Sorry to veer away from the A&M/UT conversation...

Sorry to veer away from the A&M/UT conversation but Iím wondering what you guys from the remaining Big 12 schools think about a full merger with the PAC 12. I think this makes some sense. Article...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,001
Posted By jerp
Yeah you just missed it

Yeah you just missed it
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,001
Posted By jerp
Mixed final is on nbc now. Korea v. Netherlands....

Mixed final is on nbc now. Korea v. Netherlands. Amazing to me how often they hit that grapefruit-sized 10 ring at 70 meters
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,760
Posted By jerp
Like bowhuntntxn said, after seeing a couple of...

Like bowhuntntxn said, after seeing a couple of friends and family members have a miserable experience with it my wife and I both got the Shringrix vaccine.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,760
Posted By jerp
If you ever had chicken pox as a kid, that virus...

If you ever had chicken pox as a kid, that virus lurks in your system and decades later sprouts up again as shingles. There is a two stage vaccine for it that is very effective
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By jerp
Tactacam support - reaching a live person?

only number I can find is the automated help line. 218-282-5650 I need to talk to a live human - anybody have another number?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 58,825
Posted By jerp
It is remarkable how predictable these college...

It is remarkable how predictable these college football threads are - always devolve to the the same place. Go football!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 58,825
Posted By jerp
What do you think of the theory that this will...

What do you think of the theory that this will hasten the demise of the NCAA? Their whole "student athlete" model which has largely been a farce for years is coming unraveled. The increasing use of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 58,825
Posted By jerp
Understandably, 95% of the whizzing match around...

Understandably, 95% of the whizzing match around here is between fans of UT, OU and A&M. What do you fans of the other Big 12 schools think will happen to your team? Specifically those rarely at...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-21-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By jerp
Both great books. Before he wrote “The Rise and...

Both great books. Before he wrote “The Rise and Fall”, Shirer wrote “Berlin Diary” which is a chronicle of the years he and his family spent in Berlin in the mid-30’s. He was a correspondent there...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,890
Posted By jerp
Watching the recovery - did anyone else think the...

Watching the recovery - did anyone else think the capsule would make a great bow blind?:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 50,574
Posted By jerp
Wow tmurray, that looks tremendous! Stuffed...

Wow tmurray, that looks tremendous! Stuffed flounder is one of my favs - just hadn't caught any in a good while
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,600
Posted By jerp
Yeah, there's still too much money chasing too...

Yeah, there's still too much money chasing too few available houses and it could take a long time for that to change. A huge spike in mortgage rates could slow things down but that doesn't seem to be...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By jerp
My only tip is to use a drumstick rack. I bought...

My only tip is to use a drumstick rack. I bought a couple at Academy. It is much easier to make sure they cook evenly without having to turn them.

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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,600
Posted By jerp
That's the question. It took just a few years to...

That's the question. It took just a few years to bounce back from the drop in 08'- 09' (at least in Texas) However some around here are old enough to remember the real estate crash of the 1980's....
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-19-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,600
Posted By jerp
Selling investment properties is one thing, but...

Selling investment properties is one thing, but you are right. Looking at how much your house is potentially worth feels good but if you sell, then what? If you happen to be at a point in your life...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-17-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,459
Posted By jerp
I agree with everything above. To add my 1 1/2...

I agree with everything above. To add my 1 1/2 cents, there is something about a big freshly mowed coastal field with giant 200 year old live oaks scattered across it that says Texas to me. Something...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 50,574
Posted By jerp
For spinning reels I have a couple of Shimano...

For spinning reels I have a couple of Shimano Stradics that have held up well for several years. The last couple of guides I've been with seem to be partial to Penn Battle III - I think in the 3000...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-15-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,003
Posted By jerp
Just today we paid a guy $60/ hour to knock down...

Just today we paid a guy $60/ hour to knock down an overgrown pasture. We decided our budget was $600 so we just said do as much as you can in 10 hours. He was pretty close so travel charge was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,628
Posted By jerp
I once heard the Texas climate described as one...

I once heard the Texas climate described as one long drought broken up by periodic flooding.
Forum: Photography 07-14-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By jerp
Another great video! Has your part of the state...

Another great video! Has your part of the state not been affected by the drought too badly?
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By jerp
Looks like balsam gourd but I didn't think they...

Looks like balsam gourd but I didn't think they are edible. They grow on a spindly vine that climbs other trees
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,288
Posted By jerp
X2. My wife grew up in LC and we spent a lot of...

X2. My wife grew up in LC and we spent a lot of time there. Her family always bought their boudin from Market Basket (it's a grocery store.) They make it fresh every day. Every time we go I buy...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,212
Posted By jerp
Two observations - The AL uniforms look like...

Two observations - The AL uniforms look like hospital scrubs - bad look. The tribute to Hammering Hank was awesome.
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