what would you do

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jv040 PM jv040
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Posted: 5/1/2012 12:34:51 PM
supoose garbage hit the fan and there was a economic collapse.  how many people would have the skills to survive.  identifying wild edibles. building shelter. killing and gutting animals to survive.  how many would choose to give up and die.

I watch videos everyday on survival skills and have eaten some wild edibles like dandalion and pine needle tea. picked wild rasberrys. identified other plants that are edible and participated in the gutting of a rabbit. I would not just give up and die. but some people i've talked to claim they would do just that.  what would you do if garbage hit the fan.
jmilrod PM jmilrod
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Posted: 5/1/2012 12:42:18 PM

learn to fish

mainmanmainman2 PM mainmanmainman2
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Posted: 5/1/2012 3:15:43 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by jv040:

supoose garbage hit the fan and there was a economic collapse.  how many people would have the skills to survive.  identifying wild edibles. building shelter. killing and gutting animals to survive.  how many would choose to give up and die.

I watch videos everyday on survival skills and have eaten some wild edibles like dandalion and pine needle tea. picked wild rasberrys. identified other plants that are edible and participated in the gutting of a rabbit. I would not just give up and die. but some people i've talked to claim they would do just that.  what would you do if garbage hit the fan.

governments wont let it happen. history always repeats itself. unless they really want to bring a "game changer" to the equation.
jmilrod PM jmilrod
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Posted: 5/1/2012 3:21:47 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4s0nzsU1Wg

 

i'll let hank explain this one....

HutchEmAll PM HutchEmAll
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Posted: 5/1/2012 4:47:16 PM
I'd like my chances.  I have a 12 gauge and 20 gauge shotgun, a .270 rifle, a .22 rifle, a .380, a 9 mm, and I'm buying a .38 special.  I also have all the fishing gear I would need along with fishing and hunting clothes.  Have a snowmobile and a 4 wheeler.  

I have actually thought about buying 20 acres of land with a simple cabin in northern MN.  Still not ready to pull the trigger.  

I'd need some help with wild edibles and planting/harvesting my own food, but the other part would not be a problem.  

Spend 10 days in the boundary waters in northern MN and you'll figure out what you are made of.  
redbook1 PM redbook1
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Posted: 5/1/2012 5:15:24 PM
big deal.  i spent one day in the arctic and took down a polar bear with just a knife.
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Posted: 5/1/2012 5:17:02 PM
then i swam to the antarctic and took out an elephant seal with just a penguin's beak.
DjSlimNickel PM DjSlimNickel
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Posted: 5/1/2012 6:00:53 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by HutchEmAll:

I'd like my chances.  I have a 12 gauge and 20 gauge shotgun, a .270 rifle, a .22 rifle, a .380, a 9 mm, and I'm buying a .38 special.  I also have all the fishing gear I would need along with fishing and hunting clothes.  Have a snowmobile and a 4 wheeler.  

I have actually thought about buying 20 acres of land with a simple cabin in northern MN.  Still not ready to pull the trigger.  

I'd need some help with wild edibles and planting/harvesting my own food, but the other part would not be a problem.  

Spend 10 days in the boundary waters in northern MN and you'll figure out what you are made of.  


I like Hutches Chances with his Arsenal...

myself on the other hand...Id be F#$#*d.  I have a flat screen, nice set of golf clubs, 6 month supply of ProV1's and a boat. 

I could just drive to out to the middle of the lake and start yelling "come and get me"  then start hitting stinger 3 irons at those on the beach that want to hurt me...

my odds are improving...

but i forgot to grab my spikes in the hurry to get to my boat and safety...and I am a guy that plays a cut and the wind would be from my left...

hard to get it close to the mean people

I am F$%##d
I_Need_A_Detox PM I_Need_A_Detox
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Posted: 5/1/2012 6:41:14 PM
What a joke.
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UNDERD0GG PM UNDERD0GG
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Posted: 5/2/2012 3:55:20 AM
I would be in trouble to start but I adapt very quickly
spicedup PM spicedup
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Posted: 5/3/2012 11:19:15 AM
hutch, DJ, jv ...you all are thinking way too much stupidness, worrying about stupid unrealistic stuff, you wasting your time thinking about this garbage But if you are under 20 years old I understand...your stories sound like coming from a 15 year old

What a joke of people here!
mainmanmainman2 PM mainmanmainman2
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Posted: 5/3/2012 12:39:45 PM
party like its 1999

watch hunger games, everyone tat goes to the mddle gets bloodbathed.
DjSlimNickel PM DjSlimNickel
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Posted: 5/4/2012 3:49:04 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by spicedup:

hutch, DJ, jv ...you all are thinking way too much stupidness, worrying about stupid unrealistic stuff, you wasting your time thinking about this garbage But if you are under 20 years old I understand...your stories sound like coming from a 15 year old

What a joke of people here!


Thanks for the imput...ill try to gain a sense of humor with my responses in the future.  Thanks for setting me straight...
dl36 PM dl36
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Posted: 5/6/2012 3:51:10 AM
There is a whole industry based on this...
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