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Hiking / Camping by George Sellerstere - Sun, 01 Jun 2014 00:59:30 EST ID:DphJKqER No.13099 Report Reply Quick Reply
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A lot of survival scenarios involve hiking for long distances and setting up camp in the wild. I want to know if there are any people here that have good information on surviving in the wilderness. I go on day hikes often but I'm still new to camping and actual survival without civilization. I plan on going hiking/camping, each time going for another day or two until I feel comfortable spending a week alone living off of the land.

Does anyone else spend multiple days and nights outdoors or have more off-grid lifestyles?
Esther Brosslebitch - Sun, 01 Jun 2014 19:15:55 EST ID:WDjUuhB4 No.13101 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I do it, and you're absolutely right, you should work up to it. Get to know your local wild eatables. Also, it's important for you to do this year round...Summer is easy, in most places. Fall and spring are only mildly less so, full of wild greens, fall, especially, full of wild berries and nuts.

Winter is where your true test lies. When you can spend a week in winter with nothing but basic gear, then you've got a chance.
Jericho !.iRAtomic2 - Sat, 07 Jun 2014 12:23:19 EST ID:BYatvm4L No.13118 Report Quick Reply
Here's a relatively little known fact: new buds on evergreen trees are edible. They're also high in vitamin C, which is good for preventing scurvy (which actually would become an issue in any post apocalyptic situation, since you are unlikely to be eating a well balanced diet)

Are you in the red zone? by Samuel Panderham - Mon, 04 Nov 2013 02:15:23 EST ID:RBNbFF2n No.12088 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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There is a population of 10 million in LA County. In a space of 4,083 square miles (10,570 km2).

Its probably closer to 15 million I don't know when the census was taken or how many people are there illegally the point is its super dense population in some areas. New York/New Jersey is even worse in that regard.

The red zones on this map will be the most dangerous places to survive. There will be looting and maybe even widescale violence, so we know these are the places that will be the most dangerous.

Do you live in a red zone? What would be your plan? Hold your ground in the red zone and try to somehow sustain yourself in one those areas? Bug out to a more sparsely populated area?

If you don't live in a red zone how would you react to refugees? I live in a red zone, but I have family in very rural areas so I would be welcomed. If you don't know anyone in those areas what's your plan for bugging out?
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DMTriousJohnson !PaseA4f96Q - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 15:26:40 EST ID:Q9KGbylN No.12768 Ignore Report Quick Reply
light pink -to white, problem is living next -to a bad red zone, so -they would head my way eventually
Esther Hoblingmare - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 23:17:06 EST ID:LTIugvOm No.12769 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You could probably do well on the wild foods of Florida swampland. Check out Saw Palmetto.
David Benderson - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:17:03 EST ID:+ydXecnh No.12776 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Hugh Summerwater - Mon, 26 May 2014 05:02:34 EST ID:0N10QB4o No.13084 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I love right in the center of New Jersey with no bug out bag and a dul butterfly knife for protection .-.
Charlotte Bizzlestock - Mon, 26 May 2014 16:19:29 EST ID:dUCyuL+5 No.13085 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm right there with you LOL

The MedKit Thread by Thomas Nivinglet - Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:39:51 EST ID:7wD45wsf No.9899 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I see a lot of threads about BOBs and BIBs, but none about the most essential part of those kits: the MedKit. The ones that are ready-made are, quite frankly, lacking in supplies. Not to mention woefully insufficient.

I compiled a list of links to stuff you may or may not need. If you think of something i havent, for the good of the group post it! If you know where something is available cheaper, again post it! I know that i'm not the only one who likes to watch those pennies and pounds/nickles and dimes!

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Archie Cimmerstork - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 04:05:37 EST ID:rPVZfU0B No.11048 Ignore Report Quick Reply

In a kit centered around treating people around my vehicle i dont see a headlamp to be necessary. If i cant safely reach the patient im probably not going to treat them, Especially with my car kit.

I would prefer a headlamp in a wilderness situation, a torch for search and rescue when i still need to locate my patient, and chemical lights anywhere near a motor vehicle collision with flammable materials. None of that means a headlamp is useless in a car kit, etc. It just largely becomes a question of preference.
Cyril Seffingman - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 04:18:16 EST ID:6aJq6vp0 No.11049 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i spend alot of time out side at night where i may be near my car, but i cant bring my car to where im at. mostly parks beaches trails and stuff like that.

i guess you could just have the person hold the light if they are awake.

i mean to be fair, half of the stuff in your bag you will likely never use (thank god) but its there for the off chance that you might need it so you bring it with you any ways.
Archie Cimmerstork - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 18:20:59 EST ID:rPVZfU0B No.11051 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Then i totally agree with the headlamp. I have half a dozen different medical kits so they all fill very specific roles. When im going out on a trail i bring a separate IFAK and leave my car kit in the car for example.
David Waddleville - Fri, 05 Apr 2013 22:48:48 EST ID:j8N7M/LX No.11073 Ignore Report Quick Reply
my kit:

butterfly closures
lense cleaner bottles filled with isopropyl and peroxide
plastic bags for sealing sucking chest wounds
medical tape
OTC painkillers
more gauze
ace bandages

i need a scalpel, and to throw my sharp as fuck scissors in there
Nigel Cruzzlesure - Fri, 23 May 2014 12:03:01 EST ID:kD6Qz/NH No.13073 Ignore Report Quick Reply
resurrecting this post from page 10

seeing a lot of theory threads, not many quantifiably useful informational ones. this one seems important though.

Neo Scavenger by Hannah Mundlecocke - Sat, 02 Nov 2013 06:54:12 EST ID:GHmu1Fjo No.12062 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Found this game in /vg/, looks like a gear-and-craft heavy survival sim. you have to worry about things like blood loss, diarreah, poisoning, infections, sleep, etc.
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Phoebe Buddleway - Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:30:19 EST ID:fkBNgEqU No.12693 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'll experiment some more but I think you're wrong. If the enemy is not recovering and you are fallen, they will almost always hit you. And if they hit you it could knock you down again or even worse force you into recovery mode. If the enemy is recovering then of course just stand up. Rolling will almost always force them into recovery. It's basically risk-less unless the enemy has a gun.

I usually don't use pull down unless it's an emergency. If the enemy knocks you down and they have a loaded gun, you can pull them down and have a chance to run or kill them while they recover. You NEVER want to be standing face to face with a loaded gun or trying to dodge bullets

If you want to approach and kill an enemy with a loaded gun and you don't have one, try taking cover and moving towards them until they are close, then pop out and tackle them. If they ever manage to stand up while you're fallen then pull them down until you're the only one standing. Then kill them

I don't think roll/parry/dodge works very well against guns but I'm not positive

I'm not really a fan of trapping. I usually pick Melee, Strong, Hiding, and Ranged

I would still recommend against drinking unboiled water or wasting your antibiotics until it's an emergency. Boiled water is extremely easy to get. And I think you can get infections from wounds so you want to save up antibiotics for that. Can anyone confirm/deny this?
Phoebe Buddleway - Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:47:20 EST ID:fkBNgEqU No.12694 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you want them to retreat/surrender it helps if you're holding a gun. And I think wounding them first probably helps.

You might want to try athletics until you get better at fighting/scavenging. It will make it possible to run from pretty much any fight. It's a pain in the ass though because sometimes you have to run a million times before you finally create enough distance to escape.

And I think they can still see you if you're in their line of sight/range even if you hide your tracks. Somebody should confirm/deny this.

You probably just accidentally didn't see the frying pan. Or another bandit could have joined the fight half way through and you might not have noticed(Anyone know if this is possible?). NPCs do not switch weapons as far as I know.(Again, need clarification)

I've never understood the benefit of having a hideout or upgrading the cryolab. I've never had enough rare items that I needed to stash them to make space. It can help with sleeping and crafting but you'd have to travel back to it every single time(Which could just cause you more hardship since you want to get to detroit ASAP). And I've never had a problem with sleeping. It seems to be the least of my concerns. But maybe it becomes necessary super-late in the game to stash items somewhere.

You will gain cannibalism and you'll be required to eat a lot more food to survive. I recommend against this.
Archie Chuttingway - Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:30:56 EST ID:G6HToNeh No.12695 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't get you guys, The fuck are you doing.

Melee, Strong, Tough, Athletic, Eagle Eye and trapping.
Melee, Strong the Dogman.
Eagle Eye the penknife.
Craft dogman, penknife and trapping to get the dogmancoat.

Go to a cities.
Find a broken glass bottle, Find 1 large string.

Go to forest.
Craft trees. Craft 100% glass shard,
Craft large stick, Glass shard, Large String and Melee. To make the broad spear.

Boom, Almost unbeatable tank.
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Dildo Douchebaggins - Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:06:37 EST ID:rHFx4RAM No.12740 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think this is the first time in ten years that I've typed 'Neo' into Google and some Matrix shit didn't immediately pop up. Hell, this game was the first result on the drop-down list. Definitely gonna check them shits out.
Charlotte Battinghall - Mon, 05 May 2014 04:06:15 EST ID:zXNVNhcI No.13034 Ignore Report Quick Reply
the newest update is pretty cool.

they polished it alittle bit and made the little hex avatars with more continuity to what a character looks like.

now you can talk to people who are just scavangers.

theres new places to go, places to see and more to learn about the character.

new boots, new clothes. new weapons.

all the others are now new factions.

i last longer it seems, but its still not easy. i can still make it to only 6 days.

sometimes guns are more available, sometimes meds are more available, sometimes its all trash and raiders, haha/
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Stoke fire, receive bacon. by Cedric Clushgold - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:13:26 EST ID:W+GRrF4K No.12980 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Well this game is just survivaly as hell.

So far it seems like a text version of Haven And Hearth.
Faggy Wobbleway - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:59:27 EST ID:gvZYsx6s No.12992 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Actually kinda cool.
Thank you.

How realistic is Walking Dead? by Fuck Chuddlewater - Sun, 16 Mar 2014 02:48:40 EST ID:onZUkIr9 No.12827 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What would Walking Dead like in a REALISTIC post apocalyptic scenario?
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Rebecca Pugglewater - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:47:23 EST ID:TLb2NfrM No.12976 Ignore Report Quick Reply

The implication is that you have been bitten for a long ass time when you are given the amputation option. I cant speak for the comics but in the show at least Dales amputation is done minutes in.
Even then its all fucking plot filler anyway, if they're already infected then the only logic I can assume is that bites kill you via introduction of rotten flesh into the wound and therefore antibiotics and proper wound cleaning should prevent death.
Matilda Cliffingford - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:44:28 EST ID:lwVxAFg5 No.12978 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Amputation to stop infection has been portrayed inconsistently in the games, show, and (I gather, haven' t read most of them ) the comics. Since according to the canon everyone is already infected, the only reason why a bite would 'zombify' you would be if it killed you the way a normal human bite would (ie blood loss and infection). For what it's worth, human bites are notoriously infectious and I'm sure a rotting human would be quite a bit worse.

The most generous way to interpret the way amputation is shown to affect zombification is that it (possibly) helps prevent the spread of microorganisms in the wound to the rest of the body if it's performed immediately, but that the amputation itself causes major blood loss and the potential for infection from the resulting injury. The best thing would probably be to clean it out and bandage the bite and then fill the victim up with antibiotics. But I don't think Lee in the game even knew that he had been infected with the 'zombie virus' all along and so amputating his arm made more sense as an option because he thought the most important thing was to keep the zombie virus out of his system rather than treat a regular infection. He then died of infection/bloodloss later. I thought it was sort of stupid of Rick to hack off Hershell's leg like that, but sometimes people do stupid things. It was an emergency and he didn't really have much time to think it through.

The less generous way to interpret it is that the writers are too stupid to keep the canon consistent. I prefer not to think of it that way.
Charles Greenfield - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:57:18 EST ID:AqZfEERQ No.12979 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I thought it was sort of stupid of Rick to hack off Hershell's leg like that, but sometimes people do stupid things. It was an emergency and he didn't really have much time to think it through.

Yeah I think Rick knew they would need to either amputate his leg and hope for the best or spend who-knows-how-much time searching the zombie-infested prison for antibiotics for the only competent doctor in the group.
Jarvis Handlemene - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:56:04 EST ID:+VgJAszC No.12983 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>they only die by head injury
An immobile zombie is just as good as a dead one.
Lydia Miblingnudge - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:15:22 EST ID:Mw8B73eF No.12984 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I respectfully disagree
An immoble zombie can still bite, and though the threat might not be a problem for you..you could fuck up someones day really bad down the road, or if you are unlucky enough to come across the same zombie you thought was incapcitated

ALLLCOHOL by Eugene Sillypetch - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:14:03 EST ID:MQSkG3N8 No.12954 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So in an apocalyptic scenerio, what would my best best to make an alcoholic beverage go? lets say i have seeds available and a large supply of yeast. Wat do I need to ease the pain of black skies and dwindling resources
Edwin Nunkinfut - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:54:47 EST ID:0MNfrFVE No.12955 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Let's make this simple.
Go get a rock and smash those seeds.
Take the smashed seed dust and put it in a bucket.
Add clean water.
Add yeast.
Leave alone for 2 weeks.
Barrel in airtight container.
Get durnk.
Lillian Mosslemet - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:53:17 EST ID:J2Gz2Rva No.12981 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That won't work. For beer, first you need to malt the seeds (partially germinate) then mash the seeds (soak in warm but not boiling water) then boil it, THEN leave alone for a few weeks.

Wines are much easier, since it's pretty much what you wrote except with fruit instead of seeds. And juice instead of dust.

I think there's another thread about this in /fo/

Scenario Thread: Post-Apocalyptic Governance by Phyllis Gipperspear - Thu, 18 Apr 2013 23:30:35 EST ID:AqZfEERQ No.11138 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Let's assume SHTF somehow. All the zombies are dead. The pandemic is over. Radiation levels are back to normal. The environment is okay. You and your group survived but modern society no longer exists and 60% of the human race is essentially wiped out. Now your group has chosen you to rebuild civilization.
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Clara Bunbanks - Thu, 10 Apr 2014 02:40:22 EST ID:NwDcBVP/ No.12960 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Oh and we will be collecting no taxes. All donations to the cause are voluntary and we will support ourselves with the resources of our slain enemies.

Hopefully this will convince everyone to cooperate.
Cedric Herryfatch - Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:15:21 EST ID:30QBV78l No.12962 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Sorry we're late, Submarine travel always gets tricky around these gulfs.

Hello! Welcome to the Community of Happy Cephalopods! We live in large underwater skyscrapers that act as functioning islands.. kinda like icebergs, so we're a nomadic oceanic culture that strives on trade, fishing, self preservation and community.

Of course to keep such a technological feat running we need smart educated people to be ready and willing to solve engineering feats we might have., We're always renovating, adding and sharing what we have with others. We also need things like nylon cloth, aluminum, wood, silicon and silly putty.

We live on a system of temporary property ownership known as mutualism. People can take some submarines or boats as they please, but they gotta use'em . We got plenty of rooms and storage space, underwater farms, gigantic turbines that harness the power of the ocean storing the energy in large salt-cells.

It's basically a system of mutual respect, we work together and our culture dictates that we don't hoard anything and generally share it within the communities. The only forms of official government are the keepers of silly putty, who are known to be quite pernicious relationships regarding this rare and pleasant resource.
Shitting Wirryhood - Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:17:35 EST ID:NwDcBVP/ No.12963 Ignore Report Quick Reply

This is my favorite one.

Besides my own of course.
Walter Dammerhall - Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:15:51 EST ID:c9Xpj6VX No.12964 Ignore Report Quick Reply
well im going to intrudce some super power drugs to the system and fuck your day up nigga.
Faggy Hillerson - Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:34:39 EST ID:30QBV78l No.12965 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Thanks man, I had fun. Your Ark settlement actually inspired me to make my own.

We have ADAM... but it just turns people into super-human cookie bakers.

Also, Pic is what the settlement would look like

Defining a safe zone by Sidney Honeywater - Fri, 04 Apr 2014 03:58:14 EST ID:eB/gD74a No.12940 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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If the Yellowstone Caldera erupted, where in the owrld would you have the highest chances of surviving?
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Nigger Gittingham - Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:31:06 EST ID:GsMMRIza No.12946 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Reika Kitami - Sat, 05 Apr 2014 13:53:28 EST ID:y8Utmk/9 No.12948 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If Yellowstone erupts, we're all fucked. No ifs, ands, or buts.

The only things you need in your bug out bag for Yellowstone is a bottle of fine wine and a fully loaded revolver. Take your last drink and put a bullet in your head if Yellowstone erupts.

It's one of the few sudden SHTF scenarios that there is no way to prepare for or survive.
Graham Fuckingham - Sun, 06 Apr 2014 09:08:45 EST ID:YCWehrE7 No.12950 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That website is quick to jump onthe apocalypse track anyway though.
Graham Fuckingham - Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:09:58 EST ID:YCWehrE7 No.12951 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Even says "previous projections proved to severe. Most species would weather an eruption just fine."
Jenny Sennerstone - Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:14:38 EST ID:NwDcBVP/ No.12953 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Anywhere in central Asia.

Need help with story. by Edward Soblingnut - Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:23:20 EST ID:FqxqhpL6 No.12935 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Writing a post apocalyptic story and need some help. Basically the main character is a scientist working with the deadliest airborne disease. He knows if this gets out it will wipe out the population. Just to be precarious he builds a bunker for himself in case anything goes down.

It does go down and he has to stay there for years. 5+ years. What can he have in his bunker to survive for years? I need ideas for electricity. Can't use gas for too long. Solar panels can be stolen from other survivors. So what energy source can he use?

Also what else can he put in the bunker? Like food, water, body waste etc.
Reuben Pittford - Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:35:53 EST ID:qZOvsh6U No.12936 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>Just to be precarious
What? Precarious means a risky situation, not one of Pre-Caring about the possible disasters. I think you should write your story in your native language.

Pic related. Make your story about the intense isolation of being underground, how the scientist takes his family down with him and despite doing his best to shoulder the burden of providing power to his family by cycling on one of these devils, start to stress the emotional strain of him having to put the burden onto his family. First his wife, then his children.

It'll be a thinly veiled stab at how the American dream has been pigeon-holed into a race you sacrifice your children to the national debt, which none of us can ever win.

Cause when you stop pedalling, the power goes out.
Emma Nickleworth - Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:38:46 EST ID:FqxqhpL6 No.12937 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Meant to say precautious.
Eugene Bishfotch - Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:46:05 EST ID:RBXy4Qhk No.12938 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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You might be interested in DMAXs series called "The Colony" (S01)

Ideas for electricity - picture related, a wood gasifier connected to a parallel battery array
a Charcoal & sand based water filtration system
A cross/bow for hunting (are animals infected too?)
Night/thermal vision sights

Perimeter alarms. by Graham Hegglestore - Wed, 08 May 2013 23:40:05 EST ID:YBZp+2qO No.11232 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Saw this on a Facebook group I'm in. Been wondering more about different alarms that can get ghetto rigged. Anyone have any thoughts on homemade alarms, possibly silent?
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Wesley Crengerfuck - Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:04:36 EST ID:92DDYKPE No.12889 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The best perimeter alarms are piles of dogshit. From like a really big dog with a healthy diet of steamed plain white rice and dry food.
Eugene Pangerwill - Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:45:12 EST ID:U67gxyQV No.12890 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Uses fire on a structure designed to with stand fire.
Doesn't understand basic bunker construction and how satelite bunkers work. They are not connected to the bunker dipshit.

You seem to be idealizing these bunkers into easily destroyed buildings instead of actaully trying to get inside the head of a bunker builder.

As I said, keep it up. I'm sure it will work out well for you. You and your non existent IR cameras.

You have confirmed my accusations.
Eugene Pangerwill - Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:47:51 EST ID:U67gxyQV No.12891 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I see them trollin'
William Nisslework - Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:57:04 EST ID:NwDcBVP/ No.12892 Ignore Report Quick Reply

The fire isn't to destroy the bunker it's to destroy the surrounding natural cover so everything is really easy to see.

I'm not trolling you're just mad I am upsetting your bunker fantasies and it's hilarious.
Charles Posslenadge - Sun, 30 Mar 2014 05:09:10 EST ID:2YIQD5dq No.12894 Ignore Report Quick Reply
youre entire scenario requires you to know where the bunker is and have a large group of people to siege it.

good luck convincing a bunch of people to wander around the woods looking for a camoflagued entrance. most people place these things in rather isolated areas so you'd need to bring in supplie trains to supply your people as you hunt for the bunker and destroying all the natural supplies to attempt to get in is counter intuitive the entrances are usually hidden and if you've ever played hide and seek in the woods a little camo goes a long way.

and its not like people who make these things arent prepping for nukes that release poison gasses and such so theyed have filters to remove things like smoke.

better off just raiding something not ment to stand up to a raid.

When is the time right? by Emma Tillingwill - Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:35:27 EST ID:YQbpBzlB No.12835 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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At what point is it best to bug out? What real-world scenarios would warrant dropping everything, grabbing your bag and getting the fuck out of Dodge, so to speak? I get natural disasters that leave large areas uninhabitable or at the very least very dangerous would be up there on the list as well as rioting and social unrest but at this point it may be too late to make for an effective escape. What are the warning signs that one should look for in regards to deciding it is time to leave?

Pic slightly related, an old picture of my hiking gear. Yes, there is a wand and pipe in there since while I was hiking I was also heavily into my shaman phase of spiritual exploration. I've added some things since then but for the sake of brevity I won't go into it. This is for scenarios and general warning signs, not necessarily gear.
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Barnaby Clipperfuck - Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:09:32 EST ID:YQbpBzlB No.12840 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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That's my thinking as well. When I see panic starting to spread my way, I prepare to leave as quickly as I can. But what I'm trying to get at is that I need to know the warning signs of such unrest as well as other situations where bugging out is warranted.
Priscilla Brenderspear - Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:06:51 EST ID:SW+xvkqg No.12864 Ignore Report Quick Reply

im always bugging out op
Ian Fanworth - Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:52:39 EST ID:YQbpBzlB No.12868 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Lay off the meth
Albert Turveywater - Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:57:40 EST ID:NwDcBVP/ No.12872 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Keep tabs on world events and local news. The weather too.

Usually the PANIC! mode happens suddenly and without warning due to something like radio/cell phone announcements suddenly like RUSSIA IS INVADING REMAIN CALM THE NATIONAL GUARD WILL PROTECT YOU or a nuke siren would turn any other calm day into full retard chaos mode. Those are the kinds of things you can't anticipate. Sneak attacks from terrorists or invading countries. Sudden natural disasters happen without warning sometimes but there are usually warning signs with tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanos, bad storms, hurricanes etc.

A terrorist attack requires a different response than an invasion obviously. If you hear about a terrorist attack get away from populated areas, get all your NBC survival gear and watch the news. Go to a remote location if people are being rounded up by the National Guard for safety as those locations could become potential targets next. The Guard will be meaning well but you should look after your own ass, plus with relief camps like that, panic can make them explode into unconstrained chaos, paranoid OMG FEMA CAMPS people can start grabbing M16s from the armory and yeah, you don't want to be there unless you're a Guardsman, then obviously do your duty.

For an invasion the same general rule applies but foreign countries know the US is chock full of gun toting average people so if you see foreign soldiers parachuting into your neighborhood, shoot to kill because they've most likely been ordered and trained to treat you as an enemy combatant. The National Guard will tell you to go to their camps and not fight but they'll be glad people did when the dust settles.

Seriously any invading soldier setting foot in America is going to be paranoid as fuck. They will shoot, your little cottage house or whatever isn't going to look innocent and pastoral. If they don't behave that way their invasion isn't going to last very long. So yeah be aware of that if you're an American citizen or even just visiting here and an invasion happens. Everyone here might become a target.
Eugene Brottingkidge - Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:35:26 EST ID:YQbpBzlB No.12875 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Good post, thanks for that.

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