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The Most Often Forgotten Survival Preparations
SHTF Plan ^ | 7/31/12 | Brandon Smith

Posted on 07/31/2012 3:47:47 PM PDT by Kartographer

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Now having a few Blackwater aka Xe aka Academi guys around might not be a bad thing in a shtf scenario. Boo!


21 posted on 07/31/2012 5:53:35 PM PDT by bugs_dallas
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To: goodwithagun
I appreciate the sentiment, but I'll manage just fine. Not my first rodeo. I'll eat better than 80% of Americans. I don't want help unless I've got a spurting artery, or have to move the grand piano. ;)

/johnny

22 posted on 07/31/2012 5:56:16 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: papertyger

Okay, how about:

Mani/pedi kit
MP3 player with World music
Birkenstocks (for foraging missions)

and for the teens:

Directions to Hot Topic loaded onto iPhone
Band T-shirts
Skinny girl jeans (for boys)
Black hair dye


23 posted on 07/31/2012 6:08:20 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: JRandomFreeper

If you really want to try some survival living, eat half as much as you normally would. To stretch supplies.


24 posted on 07/31/2012 6:14:19 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Buy more than you think you need. Barter gold there.


25 posted on 07/31/2012 6:15:14 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Old Sarge
Those teens won't need that stuff if I get ahold of 'em. Ain't required to pull a plow.

Do you know how to make a kitten pull a plow? Get a big whip and aim lower.

/johnny

26 posted on 07/31/2012 6:16:23 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Old Sarge

Eye liner.

We forgot eye liner.


27 posted on 07/31/2012 6:22:20 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: Kartographer

Baby wipes are racist!


28 posted on 07/31/2012 6:24:41 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: goodwithagun

Sharpies are racist!


29 posted on 07/31/2012 6:27:05 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: JRandomFreeper

Spurting arteries are racist!


30 posted on 07/31/2012 6:29:22 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: JRandomFreeper

Kittens are racist!


31 posted on 07/31/2012 6:31:07 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: JRandomFreeper
Sorry to hear that, FRiend. You mentioned "'til mid-September"....hope that means you'll be back on track, by then.

Keepin' you in my prayers....keep us posted =)

32 posted on 07/31/2012 6:31:50 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Big Whips are fun!


33 posted on 07/31/2012 6:32:28 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: Jane Long
Thank you. Zero cash flow for 2 months isn't that bad, if you have a paid off house, a garden, and food for a year. I barter technical and network expertise for phone and internet service... Just living life, with it's ups and downs.

/johnny

34 posted on 07/31/2012 6:36:55 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: papertyger
Go do your chores.

/johnny

35 posted on 07/31/2012 6:38:18 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: papertyger; SortaBichy
Green cash....and then more green cash.....and then some more.

Aside...all you'd ever find at a Starbucks would be leftists, so those sh*tholes should be under the "avoid at all costs" category........you'd find yourself preached and then mooched to death by the leftists that frequent the chain.

Seriously, though -- having been on the "wrong side" of the Newhall Pass after the Northridge earthquake, wifey and I learned quicklike that when power is out for extended periods, green money still rubs palms the same way with Punjab down at the convenience store. Show up with a credit card, and you're SOL.

I guarantee you that Punjab's gonna be at his store, abacus or pocket calculator in hand......Home Depot, Walmart, Target, chain grocery stores, gas stations will be shuttered.

36 posted on 07/31/2012 6:40:56 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (A conservative, a liberal and a moderate walked into a bar; barkeep said "Hi Mitt")
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To: ErnBatavia

I ran into that with Texas rolling black outs (hate you, Ercot, for pushing wind power while everyone else keeps moving here, essentially lowering power production).
Power out. Swipe cards not working. ATM line out the door. Card carriers are going nuts. I shout out, “I can pay with cash.” I get to go to front of the line. I pay for gas with a 20. I’m out, while everyone else is sweltering and fighting.


37 posted on 07/31/2012 6:48:23 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: Secret Agent Man

We tried that for 6 weeks, I lost 10 lbs. It was okay but I’d need a few more calories to maitain. It was really hard because we had ice cream and cookies and all the good, high calorie foods staring us in the face but we were very disciplined.


38 posted on 07/31/2012 6:49:42 PM PDT by tiki
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To: JRandomFreeper

BWAHAHAAA!!

Hitch ‘er up an plow the back forty!


39 posted on 07/31/2012 6:57:16 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: ErnBatavia
Green cash....and then more green cash.....and then some more.

Single best advice yet.

40 posted on 07/31/2012 6:57:57 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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