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by Omababe
Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:25 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 852
Views: 107734

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

Mr.Nuke wrote:And KETV is off Cox due to a re-transmission fee dispute.


That's just ducky! :(

I don't suppose threatening to not pay my bill until they put it back would do any good?
by Omababe
Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:19 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 181
Views: 3150

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

Busguy2010 wrote:That would be just dandy. It sounds pretty serious and looks like the unpopular, but smart decision would be to cancel. But how on earth would they make it up?


Could they use another stadium in the same general area? How about playing it in Lincoln? :)
by Omababe
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 181
Views: 3150

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

I'm not feeling very optimistic about this coming Saturday's game. :(
by Omababe
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:49 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Fires affecting Omaha's Air
Replies: 4
Views: 251

Re: Fires affecting Omaha's Air

Definite yellow/orange tinge to the sky yesterday morning. Nothing really obvious on the drive in today however.
by Omababe
Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Attitude about your state
Replies: 17
Views: 669

Re: Attitude about your state

People (myself included) wear t-shirts with the city's flag on them. The city flag is much more common on buildings than the state flag.


Oh, you mean that black and white "W" flag? :) :) :) :)
by Omababe
Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Gas war in Lincoln?
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Re: Gas war in Lincoln?

Any opinions? I've never lived near enough to a Costco to know whether it makes a difference or not. Costco and Sams club are usually about the same in Omaha. Usually about .05 below everyone else. I did the math when the one on my way home opened. I would have to fill up far more than I do to come...
by Omababe
Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Lincoln
Topic: Gas war in Lincoln?
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Gas war in Lincoln?

I don't know if this is still going on, but here is the article:

http://journalstar.com/business/local/g ... e1fe3.html

I'll probably be there again at least once before the weekend, so hopefully I can take advantage. :)
by Omababe
Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2017 Eclipse
Replies: 17
Views: 769

Re: 2017 Eclipse

The only times I saw any traffic congestion was on the way back, and I kinda took the long way, shooting some of the ruins in some almost-ghost-towns along the way. In the town just east of Morrill (M-something {mumble}) they had cops directing traffic at some stoplights and there appeared to be a m...
by Omababe
Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:52 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 181
Views: 3150

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

And also, Solich was fired after the 2003 season and going 9-3..ending the year defeating Colorado in Boulder. I remember Pelini acted as head coach for the bowl game that year when NU defeated Michigan St 17-3 in the Alamo Bowl.. This is all off memory, so someone can correct me if I'm wrong :) .....
by Omababe
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: 2017 Eclipse
Replies: 17
Views: 769

Re: 2017 Eclipse

Here's a couple of quick edits.

These were shot just outside of Morrill, NE.

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by Omababe
Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Nebraska Football 2017
Replies: 181
Views: 3150

Re: Nebraska Football 2017

The thing I find most surprising, is the NU football season opens in less than 2 weeks (September 2nd) and no one on the forum wants to discuss them.. Postive, negative or even smack talk.. I've noticed it too, not only on line but in real life. This year the excitement level seems to be down somew...
by Omababe
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 864
Views: 93978

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

bigredmed1 wrote:Allegiant appears to be developing a crappy reputation.


Developing?
by Omababe
Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting
Replies: 3
Views: 306

Re: Interesting

Thanks. :)
by Omababe
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Each States Most Famous Restrants
Replies: 18
Views: 830

Re: Each States Most Famous Restrants

iamjacobm wrote:I never understood the steak with a side of pasta idea.


It is (was) common in many places back east, mostly family-owned Sicilian red sauce places that expanded their menu. Side of spaghetti with house sauce was included with just about everything.
by Omababe
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 864
Views: 93978

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

There used to be at least one hotel on the property. Can't remember anything about it, other than it had an outdoor pool. Wasn't a high rise, more of a motor court deal. Taking a stab, I'd guess it was near the south end of the parking garage. It was gone or was going by 1976. It was the Airport In...
by Omababe
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 864
Views: 93978

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

With the north garage (rental cars) currently under reconstruction, there's a huge limit on available parking, as the temporary rental car spot takes up a bunch of the south lot. Between the 2 on-airport lots, there were less than 2 dozen available long term spots.... That's clearly going to cause ...
by Omababe
Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Begging on Street Corners
Replies: 52
Views: 4975

Re: Begging on Street Corners

There was a "desperate family", couple and two kids, at the corner by the Fantasy's when I stopped there to get the car washed yesterday. Thing is, there was a big sign "Now Hiring" at the Fantasy's. The jobs are out there for the people who want them.
by Omababe
Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odds of President Trump making it the full 4 years.
Replies: 14
Views: 483

Re: Odds of President Trump making it the full 4 years.

In Nevada, you can't take bets on politics, but you can in the UK and Ireland. Here's one of them:

http://www.paddypower.com/bet/politics/ ... s-politics
by Omababe
Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Bringing government agencies here
Replies: 10
Views: 400

Re: Bringing government agencies here

RNcyanide wrote:That's how everyone else has been doing it. I don't see why we can't.


Let's see here ... {wheels turning} a midwest Russian consulate? :)
by Omababe
Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Bringing government agencies here
Replies: 10
Views: 400

Re: Bringing government agencies here

daveoma wrote:I wish I knew how government agencies chose certain cities over others.


Politics and pork! :)
by Omababe
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 1169

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

ricko wrote:Does Omaha really need another chain burger/pizza/whatever joint, or a chain anything?


No!

(Next question please.) :)
by Omababe
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:44 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Wooing Businesses To Omaha
Replies: 44
Views: 1169

Re: Wooing Businesses To Omaha

On the recommendation of a friend, I ate at a White Castle in Alexandria, Virginia in the mid-1980's. It had to be the single worst meal I've ever had in my life, and I'll eat just about anything----ain't picky about food, but I'll never understand the whole 'White Castle' thing. If you grew up in ...
by Omababe
Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Replies: 958
Views: 94191

Re: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Charge for parking?
by Omababe
Tue May 23, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Stroud's Pan-Fried Chicken (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)
Replies: 163
Views: 17023

Re: Stroud's Pan-Fried Chicken (former Mimi's @ Village Pointe)

This is on the try-it list, but sometime just hasn't come around yet. :)
by Omababe
Tue May 23, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii
Replies: 14
Views: 732

Re: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii

I guess I did not vote out of protest...........It is outrageous that Runza and Broncos would be included on any list of good places to get a hamburger. Crazier still is that some banana voted for Runza. :? Actually, Runza burgers are not that bad, really. I always think of Broncos as kind of a McD...
by Omababe
Mon May 22, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii
Replies: 14
Views: 732

Re: Omaha's Best Hamburger part iii

Only two votes so far!
by Omababe
Thu May 18, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP [Insert Dead Celebrity here] :(
Replies: 648
Views: 68313

Re: RIP [Insert Dead Celebrity here] :(

Roger Ailes of Faux News fame.

Also Chris Cornell (Soundgarden - Much too young!) :(
by Omababe
Wed May 17, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Council Bluffs Development
Topic: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)
Replies: 289
Views: 63438

Re: Metro Crossing: I-80 and I-29 (east)

Omaha_Gabe wrote:Kansas City BBQ is now closed


Blame it on the casinos! :)
by Omababe
Wed May 17, 2017 7:37 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 864
Views: 93978

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Hmmmm ... Looking at that drawing, they are building the thing right next to the runways. ????? I would think that if they want a rental car center, they would do as most other airports are doing and get it away from the immediate terminal and runway area. Might that location preclude future termina...
by Omababe
Mon May 01, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Modifications to eOmahaForums
Replies: 718
Views: 65569

Re: Modifications to eOmahaForums

I am currently in Boston and the hotel WiFi would not let me log in.

Smart phone works fine .
by Omababe
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 10874

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

Note to the ethically challenged- If you are selling or promoting or even using a robo-dialer you pretty much are a low life scum bag. Back in those days a competing agency did take Mort up on an in-house demo of one of those machines. (I was told this first hand by someone at that agency.) This wa...
by Omababe
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 864
Views: 93978

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Southwest has 6 non-stop flights daily to MDW from OMA through August. 0520, 0740, 1150, 1350, 1830, 2010.
...
September - October, 4 flights


Well, that answers it. I'm very sure in previous years I've caught a mid-morning SW flight.
by Omababe
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Omaha Metro Area Government
Topic: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election
Replies: 308
Views: 10874

Re: 2017 Omaha Mayoral Election

All signs seem to point to Mort. When you said "auto call" I knew it had to be Mort. (The first time I crossed paths with Mort, I was working for an ad agency and he was trying to sell us robo-dialers. This was decades ago.) Looking at the web site, if you didn't know it was Mort, you did...
by Omababe
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: News and Events
Topic: Omaha Local News Channels
Replies: 852
Views: 107734

Re: Omaha Local News Channels

I don't understand why "Jeopardy!" airs on WOWT and "Wheel" on KETV. The only time they were both on the same station was back in the late 80's/early 90's when they aired on KMTV. Those are now both syndicated shows, as opposed to network shows. They will appear in most major ma...
by Omababe
Fri Apr 14, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Man Dragged Off Plane in Chicago
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: Man Dragged Off Plane in Chicago

I don't have all of the details for sure, but this situation was handled very poorly. As a semi-frequent flier, United is probably my least favorite of the major airlines to fly. Yes, they have great coverage and they usually get you there in one piece and more or less on time, but when things go wr...
by Omababe
Fri Apr 14, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 864
Views: 93978

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Southwest flies 6x daily to Midway during the Summer and a few other busy periods of the year, otherwise it's been 5x daily during past several years during slow times. I believe this year they did drop down to 4x daily in January on off days this past year. Going forward, schedule looks consistent...
by Omababe
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 2017 College World Series
Replies: 64
Views: 2267

Re: 2017 College World Series

mrsticka wrote:What dates will the College World Series be?


Word on the street is June 17 until whenever.
by Omababe
Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 864
Views: 93978

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Am I imagining things or has Southwest cut one or more morning OMA-MDW flights?
by Omababe
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:10 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 864
Views: 93978

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

OmahaOmaha wrote:I hope they include spaces for food trucks.


Food trucks?

At an airport?

Huh?
by Omababe
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP [Insert Dead Celebrity here] :(
Replies: 648
Views: 68313

Re: RIP [Insert Dead Celebrity here] :(

debradomayer wrote:J Geils, musician 71


:( :(

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