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    I have a way to get light. I have blankets. I have at least some food in the pantry.

    Scrounging up all that other stuff will give me something to do.





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    Sounds like we should be friends.

    I have family and a pellet gun for squirrels and rabbits.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    What is your plan for getting rid of human waste? What about garbage?

    Do you have any medical conditions that require modern medicines?

    How will you keep bad men at bay?
    i shit in the yard, [milorganite]

    trash is burned in my burn pit.

    no meds.

    i shoot them,,,like always.

    i will miss our chats, though...
    "The nose, knows"

    @Auntifa,,,when the shooting starts, don't run, you'll only die tired...

    #walkaway

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Independent View Post
    It must feel so good to have lived a long life on this planet and not have to most likely die at a young age because of a disaster that happened to not become likely until today.

    I'm really serious.

    yea, its pretty cool!

    i'm serious, its friggin fantastic!
    "The nose, knows"

    @Auntifa,,,when the shooting starts, don't run, you'll only die tired...

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    We save our poop in the outhouse and spread it on our garden.

    It's no laughing matter tho. We probably will go bust at some point. A sense of humor will pull us through starvation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Network View Post
    We save our poop in the outhouse and spread it on our garden.

    It's no laughing matter tho. We probably will go bust at some point. A sense of humor will pull us through starvation.
    yea, i dont sweat the small stuff...
    "The nose, knows"

    @Auntifa,,,when the shooting starts, don't run, you'll only die tired...

    #walkaway

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    Missing from my survivalist list is the outhouse. lol

    Seriously, IF things get really bad.... it will depend on luck. That's why I try to keep 'karma' on my side.
    America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rutabaga View Post
    yea, its pretty cool!

    i'm serious, its friggin fantastic!
    Are you being sarcastic right now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jen View Post
    I have a way to get light. I have blankets. I have at least some food in the pantry.

    Scrounging up all that other stuff will give me something to do.



    Oh......Hello Jen


    Backpack, tent, food, handgun, shotgun. Kill food, drink from clear stream fed from a hillside.

    Campfire.

    Away from the blackout -----> campfire keeps me company.

    An EMP is possible,.but a small possibility I believe.



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    "Astronomy compels the soul to look upward, and leads us from this world to another."

    Plato, Philosopher

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    I survived a blackout that lasted several days a couple years ago. We still have our own power plant in this small town for back up if the outside supply line goes down (the power plant used to supply all power until sometime in the 1980s).

    Anyway the dumb(next word starts with F) we have as city manager failed to maintain the generators so when a blizzard took out poles and lines coming into the community we were living in the dark ages for a few days.

    I survived. To recharge the batteries for my e-cig I would plug the charger into the cigarette lighter of a vehicle. Oil lanterns and flashlights for light.

    Okay so the internet was down, well I lived the first few decades of my life without the internet.
    Regarding my avatar: I am the one on your left as you view it

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