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#16 ARSEN

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:32 PM

And also I learned how to get water out of my well if the power grid goes down, and my neighbor said I can have access to his natural spring runoff. He is a prepper as well.



If no one maintains nuclear facities an they go boom within 3 weeks... and all food and water becomes radioactive... what u gonna do then? Enjoy thyroid cancer?

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:34 PM

If no one maintains nuclear facities an they go boom within 3 weeks... and all food and water becomes radioactive... what u gonna do then? Enjoy thyroid cancer?


That's something I can't control.

Other things I can control.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:34 PM

I'm curious about this map... maps are kinda my thing...

One thing I notice right off is that there are two marks right near me in ILM. Now we do have the Brunswick Nuke Plant right across the river here, but not sure what the other mark is for? Maybe the GE plant in Castle Hayne? They have nuke facilities but no reactor that I'm aware of.



Not sure... maybe army base with some sort of underground nuclear reactor?

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:34 PM

#1 thing to do is to get out of populated areas. You stay in big cities/towns, you will die.


what's happening in urban areas?

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:34 PM

If no one maintains nuclear facities an they go boom within 3 weeks... and all food and water becomes radioactive... what u gonna do then? Enjoy thyroid cancer?


I guess I'll just die right along with you, and everyone else. You damn comedian you.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:35 PM

If no one maintains nuclear facities an they go boom within 3 weeks... and all food and water becomes radioactive... what u gonna do then? Enjoy thyroid cancer?



why would that happen?

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:35 PM

That's something I can't control.

Other things I can control.



poo gets bad... I will buy 1000 gallons of gas a sionara...

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:36 PM

can anyone name me a historical disaster (outside of war) where guns were an important part of survival?

not saying it's a bad idea... just saying people seem to focus on the guns an awful lot. (which usually means they've just been reading some distopian sci-fi.)

that said, i have about 4 weeks of food and 2 weeks of water sitting in my basement.



I agree.

I have a buddy that wanted a Home Defense gun.

I told him to get a Mossberg500 or a Remy 870.

He bought a 900$ AR-15....
Then he bought a SAIGA
Now he wants another AR-15.

I told him the other day I prayed he never gets robbed because he will murder his entire family shooting through his drywall walls trying to hit the robber.

I'm keeping it simple, 9mm handgun, .22 rifle, 12G shotty.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:39 PM

what's happening in urban areas?



No food? People will eat people. Back in USSR during great blocked by Germans... When Towns ran out of food, family members ate each other.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:39 PM

what's happening in urban areas?



Roving bands of cannibals.



Nah on a serious note, most cities only have 2 weeks of non-panic-horded food.
People would get hungry fast.
Also looters, etc

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:41 PM

why would that happen?



Nuclear facities needs constatant maintenance. If nuclear reactors overheat, they will go boom. They cannot be unsupervised.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:41 PM

poo gets bad... I will buy 1000 gallons of gas a sionara...



quitter!




My folks have 100+ acres in Rural Eastern NC.

Lots of wild game and pig farms/farm land.
If I can make it there, with my select few people in the loop, we can do ok I think.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:42 PM

No food? People will eat people. Back in USSR during great blocked by Germans... When Towns ran out of food, family members ate each other.


so you're preparing for a siege? gonna be hard to get out of a city if the germans are outside.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:42 PM

I agree.

I have a buddy that wanted a Home Defense gun.

I told him to get a Mossberg500 or a Remy 870.

He bought a 900$ AR-15....
Then he bought a SAIGA
Now he wants another AR-15.

I told him the other day I prayed he never gets robbed because he will murder his entire family shooting through his drywall walls trying to hit the robber.

I'm keeping it simple, 9mm handgun, .22 rifle, 12G shotty.


reading this reminded me of this book I read...it's really good..he's ex military so he knows his poo when it comes to guns...it also just so happens that his wife is in my drunken book club..so we all read it one month and critiqued him on it..I'm now reading the second book in the series


http://www.amazon.co...ds=no easy hope

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 02:43 PM

I grew up on the farm when I was a kid. We lived of land... honey bee's are a must but u gotta know how to take care of em or they wont make it past winter.


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