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As far as using leaves, I live in the desert. I dont think cactus will work.
It would if you have masochistic tendencies.

use the left hand, or pebbles in the left hand. scour afterward with sand, and remember to never offer to shake hands left handed, unless it's with someone you hate.

Smoke and sand have been used for centuries to clean up in desert cultures.
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and some people were making fun of me when i suggested stocking up on toilet paper!

yeah, in a SHTF event, TP will be a very valuable commodity! trust me!

i'm going to buy a warehouse of it. when the SHTF event occurs, man will i be rich!

ya wanna use them leaves, or some of my nice soft Charmin for your butt? $25 a roll please!
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Don't take $$$ for TP. If it comes down to that, dollars won't matter any more. Stick to the barter system. Trade TP for some other life essential, like beer or bacon!
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As far as using leaves, I live in the desert. I dont think cactus will work.
Might as well use a scorpion!

And another thought along this line. See on TV where in Muslim cities sometimes there is a gathering at some public square..where there are thousands of people, packed shoulder to shoulder? For hours! You can figure at any given moment there are hundreds who can’t “hold it” a second longer. Where do they go? Where they stand, of course!

I think this is why the showing the bottom of your shoes is a major offense in those countries.

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If it ever came to that (which it won't) I'll betcha TP, aspirins, tampons, tooth brushes, condoms, etc, will be more valuable than stockpiled ammo.
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If it ever came to that (which it won't) I'll betcha TP, aspirins, tampons, tooth brushes, condoms, etc, will be more valuable than stockpiled ammo.
thank you Mr. Locutus for the ideas of things i need to warehouse to make money after the SHTF! but i'm adding tin foil to that list too!

i'll have to work on the exchange rates for the items though!

500 rounds of 5.56mm per roll of TP seems fair to me!
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SHTF, where you need 500 rounds of .223... TP is the least of your worries
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SHTF, where you need 500 rounds of .223... TP is the least of your worries
How many rounds of .223 would a man with a wife and a couple of teenage daughters trade for a large bottle of Midol and a couple boxes of Tampons??

What would a young couple trade for a dozen condoms?
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How many rounds of .223 would a man with a wife and a couple of teenage daughters trade for a large bottle of Midol and a couple boxes of Tampons??

What would a young couple trade for a dozen condoms?
he would give any amount of ammo in trade gladly! and maybe a fifth of whiskey for himself!
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he would give any amount of ammo in trade gladly! and maybe a fifth of whiskey for himself!
Better keep one round…for when the Midol and whiskey runs out!

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