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View Poll Results: How prepared are you?
I have made ZERO preparations, consider me dead! 12 13.04%
I've made SOME preparations like extra food & supplies 38 41.30%
I've got enough food & supplies to last 2-3 months 22 23.91%
I've got enough food & supplies to last 6 months 9 9.78%
I'm ready to survive & thrive for at least a year! 11 11.96%
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:50 AM   #61
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Yeah, Y2K was an eye-opener here too. No, NOT 'cuz nothing really happened. That good English?

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I have no stores of supplies, but I do have guns. I figure in an Armageddon situation, I will be able to acquire necessities from those who are better prepared than I.
I hope you're making a funny Mr. Mc, because your plan will not end well.
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I hope you're making a funny Mr. Mc, because your plan will not end well.
I really regret posting that crap. The first one was a goof, then I felt obligated to defend it. In America, we have the right to free speech. We also have the right to remain silent. I should have chosen the latter. I'm sorry.
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I really regret posting that crap. The first one was a goof, then I felt obligated to defend it. I keep waiting for this thread to die but you guys keep finding it.
Figured that. Have a good day, Mr. Mac.
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Well, its cool to see that the majority of folks who contributed are at least making SOME preparations for themselves. Most are between the level 2 and level 3 stage of preparing with extra food & supplies. All we know is NOTHING in this world is certain. Natural disasters like Sandy and Katrina, power outages, grid failures, domestic threats, whatever.

If you live your life week to week....well....I think most will agree thats not a smart practice ESPECIALLY if you have kids. Be prepared my friends.

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I have no stores of supplies, but I do have guns. I figure in an Armageddon situation, I will be able to acquire necessities from those who are better prepared than I.
I am assuming you are trying to be humorous...

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You have no power, no indoor plumbing, no heat, no lights, no access to grocery stores, no access to gasoline?
When I discuss with people how they are going to get by, they all seem
to not realize in a really bad senario there will be no fuel, no water, no
power, no cell phones, no american idol; grocery stores typically only have
2-3 days of food on the shelves. Money will have no value, and if you do
not have a gun and know how to use it you will likely be killed.

Gasoline will at best only store a year, if kept air tight and treated with
stable, short the more ethanol is in it...

I have switch over to diesel in all critical items. Generator, truck, tractor,
and 1,200 gallons of treated diesel fuel. I generally have 2-3 years wood
cut and split on the property, we raise livestock and have a very large
garden and a seed bank built up of heritage seeds.

We have enough food on hand for 12 months, the rest we will grow/raise.
Guns in the dozens and ammo in the 10 thousands. And a defensible
perimeter, and a few neighbors on board, and most are former Military or
LEO, and at the least hunters.
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I am assuming you are trying to be humorous...


When I discuss with people how they are going to get by, they all seem
to not realize in a really bad senario there will be no fuel, no water, no
power, no cell phones, no american idol; grocery stores typically only have
2-3 days of food on the shelves. Money will have no value, and if you do
not have a gun and know how to use it you will likely be killed.

Gasoline will at best only store a year, if kept air tight and treated with
stable, short the more ethanol is in it...

I have switch over to diesel in all critical items. Generator, truck, tractor, and 1,200 gallons of treated diesel fuel. I generally have 2-3 years wood
cut and split on the property, we raise livestock and have a very large
garden and a seed bank built up of heritage seeds.

We have enough food on hand for 12 months, the rest we will grow/raise.
Guns in the dozens and ammo in the 10 thousands. And a defensible
perimeter, and a few neighbors on board, and most are former Military or
LEO, and at the least hunters.
Very impressive Shade. So, do you need a roommate? lol I can cook a helluva dish of spagetti

In all seriousness you will be among the 5% who could effectively outlive the rest and survive with some luck. I would be struggling, but hopefully could pull through. I have a baby on the way in 8 weeks and just pray things remain stable for at least another year or two......gives me a fighting chance to protect my family & survive.
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Very impressive Shade. So, do you need a roommate? lol I can cook a helluva dish of spagetti

In all seriousness you will be among the 5% who could effectively outlive the rest and survive with some luck. I would be struggling, but hopefully could pull through. I have a baby on the way in 8 weeks and just pray things remain stable for at least another year or two......gives me a fighting chance to protect my family & survive.
Thanks, as much as I do not want a collapse, I am prepped to stay here.
I do not have any real options to move to. I have a small farm and will
survive. I served in combat in Desert Storm. I have neighbors from Korea,
Vietnam, and the most current wars.

Mobs and gangs are my worst worry, I know enough cops they will leave us
alone, many local cops I shoot and hunt with.

I think I will have several friends show up they will be welcome but expected
to work.
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I am surprised to hear from some people face to face, who at the thought of an Armageddon/social collapse situation that say they will just roll over and die in the first blast. No fight, no resistance, nothing. Just roll over. One of them is a gay co-worker and I guess thats understandable that he doesn't possess the survival instinct...specially if it didnt include reality tv and being fabulous lol

Not me, I will do whatever it takes to ensure my wife and daughters carry on for many many years.

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...I have neighbors from Korea,
Vietnam, and the most current wars...
But were they on our side!?
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