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Discussion in 'Survival & Sustenance Living Forum' started by jjfuller1, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. jjfuller1

    jjfuller1 New Member

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    so last night i had a thought pop into my head. well i woke up to the baby starting to cry, and i knew i had to get up. i rolled over and found that both of my arms were completely numb. i had to sit and wait a good 5 minutes for me to be able to move, and use them. and that got me to thinking what happens if we awoke to a BG and our arms were like this? what would we do?

    and im talking numb. i could not move them at all. they were floppy.
     
  2. dog2000tj

    dog2000tj New Member

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    adrenaline ;)


    in a stressful situation one can overcome almost any hindrance
     

  3. primer1

    primer1 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Tell the old lady to take the restraints off when its time to sleep.
     
  4. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    Did anybody else just think "the stranger"? :D
     
  5. manta

    manta Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Learn how to shoot with your feet. Then again what if your legs were numb. I don't think there is a sensible answer to this one.
     
  6. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    I had a friend in high school who fell asleep on the sofa with his one arm behind his head. His arm fell asleep. When he woke up and saw a hand next to his head he thought it was a friend of his getting ready to prank him. He grabbed his own hand and yanked it real hard. ROFL So funny!!
     
  7. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    I have awoken with my hand curled in some Seagal-like geometry angles, been completely numb before and I have thought the same thing, "what if?".

    I'd like to agree with Dog that adrenalin would take over and it would be a non-issue but if it doesn't.

    I didn't always train to shoot off handed, because I shoot with my non dominant hand, keeping my dominant hand able for force manipulation, but now I active train to shoot with my "off hand" just in case.

    Thankfully I have a couple of very loyal German Shepherds that would probably tear a bad guy to shreds by the time I got to him. :cool:

    I do love my four legged protectors, they are the best.
     
  8. HockaLouis

    HockaLouis New Member

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    Why would both your arms be numb? And for five minutes!?

    Perhaps you have a medical condition (hypotension)...
     
  9. crgm101

    crgm101 New Member

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    I figured that out one night when I got woke up by what I thought was the front door I grabbed my gun and couldn't cock it. Now whenever I wake up I Grab my gun and cock it like muscle memory training it's working for me. My arms weren't numb though just really weak!
     
  10. jjfuller1

    jjfuller1 New Member

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    i had slept with my arms crossed under my head. and man it felt wierd. ive done it before with one arm. but never both like the other night.
     
  11. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    You could also train yourself to not sleep like that anymore. I used to sleep on my stomach and wake up with a crick in my neck. I just made it a point whenever I caught myself sleeping on my stomach I'd turn over. It eventually became a habit to not sleep on my stomach anymore. If you have a spouse it's even easier by asking her to nudge you to turn over whenever she sees you with your arms under your head.
     
  12. kytowboater

    kytowboater Active Member

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    Same here, I have shoulder issues, that cause my arms and hands to go numb when they are at any upward angle. Plus i sleep with my arm
    Under my head so that doesn't help, but its the only way I can sleep with out them hurting.
     
  13. jcooley6960

    jcooley6960 New Member

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    Just start spinning and yell "tornado attack" it will probably scare him off
     
  14. Mosin

    Mosin Well-Known Member

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    LMAO! When I was 16 my best friends brother did that. We were messing with him and he jumps up, covers his face with his t shirt, and starts a 'tornado attack'. My friend punched him in the face and threw him down the stairs. Lmao!!!
     
  15. jcooley6960

    jcooley6960 New Member

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    Lol it is and intimidating attack haha
     
  16. Blueguns

    Blueguns New Member

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    That's never happened to me before. I'd probably try to just defend myself with my hd gun as best as I can. That would be a tough situation, but what can you do?!
     
  17. USEBOTHHANDS

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    kinky sex.........handcuffs...........circulation flow interrupted. :eek: :D