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So do you have a plan?

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Let assume that sometime within the next 20, 30 years or so, the ****e is going to hit the fan. What is your plan for survival?


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Let assume that sometime within the next 20, 30 years or so, the ****e is going to hit the fan. What is your plan for survival?


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Move into a cabin on a pristine lake in Canada and live like Grizzly Adams....fishing, hunting, trapping and soaking in nature
 

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Move into a cabin on a pristine lake in Canada and live like Grizzly Adams....fishing, hunting, trapping and soaking in nature
Sounds good to me. Hunt some Griz... cook rabbit on a open fire spit.
 

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Probably die, as I live in downtown of our State's Capital.
 

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Sounds good to me. Hunt some Griz... cook rabbit on a open fire spit.
Would be awesome but the hard part would be to find a decent woman who would do the same, to keep me warm at night...lol
 

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I think that'd be the easy part, given the scenario. The hard part would be for the women to find YOU. :)

Would be awesome but the hard part would be to find a decent woman who would do the same, to keep me warm at night...lol
 

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in 20 to 30 years I will be in my 80's or 90's. I'll be to old to give a shxx.
Eastwood in Gran Torino, sums it up pretty well, I'll blow a hole in your face then go inside and sleep like a baby.' and besides "get off my lawn".
 

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Let assume that sometime within the next 20, 30 years or so, the ****e is going to hit the fan. What is your plan for survival?


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In a word...yep. The whole extended family could go off the grid tomorrow and be self reliant, sustainable, and defendable..
 

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in 20 to 30 years I will be in my 80's or 90's. I'll be to old to give a shxx.
Eastwood in Gran Torino, sums it up pretty well, I'll blow a hole in your face then go inside and sleep like a baby.' and besides "get off my lawn".
Yeah, if I was a little older I would probably have the same attitude...lol

I love that show!
 

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I think that'd be the easy part, given the scenario. The hard part would be for the women to find YOU. :)
So are you saying that there are women that would like to live in nature in that kind of lifestyle?

I had a few bad experiences with women....my ex girlfriends were pretty to look at, like looking at barbie dolls and such....but to get them to do anything outdoors was like pulling teeth....lol
 
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I'm working on acquiring guns legally in Canada, and I'm learning all I can about wild edible and medicinal plants in my region... as well as wild farming. I'm learning how to still be an effective healer but with far fewer resources, and I have friends a couple of hours away from here with a stocked farm that I can go to.

It's always good to have a disaster plan.
 

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Oh, absolutely there are! Some of them are even still the barbie dolls one. I wouldn't know where to look though, so I can see where that would be a problem.

I'm such a mom. I'm thinking "How old are you, where are you from, let me see what I can find out ...", lol!

So are you saying that there are women that would like to live in nature in that kind of lifestyle?

I had a few bad experiences with women....my ex girlfriends were pretty to look at, like looking at barbie dolls and such....but to get them to do anything outdoors was like pulling teeth....lol
 

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If an apocalypse scenario would go down, I'm just assuming I'm going to be in the majority of people that are going to die. If I live, I'll just kick it Zombieland style. :cool:
 

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I would do the things that I wanted to do most in my life. Then, I would just die
 

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Oh, absolutely there are! Some of them are even still the barbie dolls one. I wouldn't know where to look though, so I can see where that would be a problem.

I'm such a mom. I'm thinking "How old are you, where are you from, let me see what I can find out ...", lol!
I just moved to northern Mn on the "Iron Range" near where I grew up because I enjoy all the lakes, trails, and woods in this area. I don't like the heat anywhere south of Minneapolis/St.Paul.

Turned the big 40 in March.....very sad day....
 

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Jellus. I was born in Grand Rapids.

I just moved to northern Mn on the "Iron Range" near where I grew up because I enjoy all the lakes, trails, and woods in this area. I don't like the heat anywhere south of Minneapolis/St.Paul.

Turned the big 40 in March.....very sad day....
 

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Jellus. I was born in Grand Rapids.
I grew up in Chisholm MN

I moved to southern Mn for many years to work construction and missed northern Mn the entire time.

One of my best friends lives in Grand Rapids which is a nice town and area!
 

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Yup! My aunt and uncle still live on Lake Pokegama, on the lot where my grandparents' cabin used to be. SO beautiful.

I grew up in Chisholm MN

I moved to southern Mn for many years to work construction and missed northern Mn the entire time.

One of my best friends lives in Grand Rapids which is a nice town and area!
 

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Yup! My aunt and uncle still live on Lake Pokegama, on the lot where my grandparents' cabin used to be. SO beautiful.
Very nice lake...I have fished many tournaments on that lake!
 

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Hoping in twenty or thirty years to have followers and land. If it hits the fan, I'll try to set myself up like a feudal lord. Otherwise, I'll probably end up just eating the neighbors until someoine puts a bullet in me.
 

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By that time I should be happily living on a small island in the Caribbean, growing my own food from my garden, fishing for my own fish, etc. Figuring Dominica, but maybe a better island will present itself. Or, I'll just continue to live on the sailboat that I'll own, sailing around to various ports.
 

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Yah!

So, why is 40 so sad for you, mister? I survived 50 without going into mourning. :D
I guess I feel like I'm 18 and it seems like the years are going faster.
Seems like I'm running out of time to do all the things I would like to do in life...:shrug:
 

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Oh, just make your bucket list and think of Grandma Moses.

Talk to Rivvrat, she can probably aim you in the right direction for some of it.

I guess I feel like I'm 18 and it seems like the years are going faster.
Seems like I'm running out of time to do all the things I would like to do in life...:shrug:
 

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Being prepared to deal with hard times or disasters is, IMO, just prudent living. Have something put aside, have the means to deal with dog-eat-dog, know some people you can rely on.

Now, if you're talking about prepping for TEOTWAWKI, that's a bigger issue. I could tell you my secret plans, but then.... well you know. :mrgreen:
 
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