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Items to keep you alive in the event you must evacuate: discussions of basic Survival Kits commonly called "Bug Out Bags" or "Go Bags"

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Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by Y.T. » Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:34 pm

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...4 words for you: deaf. amish. zombie killer.
...3 more words: machine. gun. leg.

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-- said by a quite awesome friend
(yes, it qualifies as a zombie movie)
Location: Arizona, where the plants try to kill you and the sun tries to boil you alive

Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by Y.T. » Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:36 pm

EDUCATING OTHERS, CONVINCING FRIENDS & FAMILY

Family on board?
Unwilling/Unprepared dependants
getting non prepared friends to prepare
How to presuade someone to think more about their safety...
When one partner doesn't take seriously survival
Does Your Significant Other "Get It"?
Getting my SO to see the light!
Making People Aware

***I also recommend checking out the links and information in this thread about the 2009 FEMA/Citizen Corps national survey on citizen preparedness****
http://zombiehunters.org/forum/viewtopi ... =6&t=51721" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
It provides a lot of insight on why people do/don't prepare, broken down by various demographics (gender, age, race, education, income, disabilities):


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Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by Sworbeyegib » Tue Dec 09, 2008 12:57 am

Have I mentioned that I love these threads?
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Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by rabble » Tue Sep 22, 2009 9:01 am

I was referred to this thread by Y.T. ...all I have to say is : this thread is full of win!! It should definitely be a sticky, it has sooooo much useful information all in one place. Great work everyone!

P.S. - Y.T., you are the man, thanks for all of your comments and help that you have given me!
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Post by swiftytheavenger » Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:42 am

Anything tested, owned or posted by Erik
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Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by LowKey » Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:43 am

rabble wrote:I was referred to this thread by Y.T. ...all I have to say is : this thread is full of win!! It should definitely be a sticky, it has sooooo much useful information all in one place. Great work everyone!

P.S. - Y.T., you are the woman, thanks for all of your comments and help that you have given me!
Fixed it for ya before she hurt ya :wink:
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Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by rabble » Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:11 pm

LowKey wrote:
rabble wrote:I was referred to this thread by Y.T. ...all I have to say is : this thread is full of win!! It should definitely be a sticky, it has sooooo much useful information all in one place. Great work everyone!

P.S. - Y.T., you are the woman, thanks for all of your comments and help that you have given me!
Fixed it for ya before she hurt ya :wink:
Haha, thanks for that....it was an honest mistake, I swear!
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Night of the Comet,
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28 Days Later,
Resident Evil: Extinction,
Planet Terror
and a host of post-apoc/sci-fi/dystopia.
...4 words for you: deaf. amish. zombie killer.
...3 more words: machine. gun. leg.

"Idiocracy: it's not just a movie, people. It's a warning."
-- said by a quite awesome friend
(yes, it qualifies as a zombie movie)
Location: Arizona, where the plants try to kill you and the sun tries to boil you alive

Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by Y.T. » Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:16 pm

rabble wrote:
LowKey wrote: P.S. - Y.T., you are the woman, thanks for all of your comments and help that you have given me!
Fixed it for ya before she hurt ya :wink:
Haha, thanks for that....it was an honest mistake, I swear!
eh, no worries. you would've figured it out eventually. ;) glad you're finding some helpful threads.
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Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by EAPoe » Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:18 pm

Y.T. YOU ARE THE SH*T!!! I keep stumbleing upon all your tips and tricks.. YOU ARE AWESOME! definitely the MOST useful threadS!! :!: :P
Thanks for some actually USEFUL info!
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Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by thegrinninfin » Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:40 am

Bump of Love. Why isn't this stickied?

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Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by Woods Walker » Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:18 pm

thegrinninfin wrote:Bump of Love. Why isn't this stickied?

4 sticky threads is more than enough for this section.
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Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by NoAm » Sat Feb 05, 2011 8:42 am

Bookmarked! Thanks Y.T.!
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Re: Most Useful Threads...

Post by JWCubbedge » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:57 am

Found a pretty cool website. It has little tips and short instructions on how to do many tasks should "the norm" no longer be an option.

http://lostskills.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I like the bit on making lard, making lye, and then using the two to make soap.
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