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420chan is Getting Overhauled - Changelog/Bug Report/Request Thread (Updated July 26)

Something Most People Haven't Thought of Putting in a Bug Out Bag

- Sat, 13 Jul 2013 05:21:12 EST kVeqOoyo No.11471
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What is that one thing everybody else's bug out bag is missing?

I'll go. Tabasco Sauce. Multivitamins.
Phyllis Clebberford - Sat, 13 Jul 2013 19:42:14 EST MgS3PJqx No.11473 Reply
I have been thinking of getting myself a small fishing net
Way more useful then a fishing rod to catch paranoid trout in shallow streams.
Jack Beffingfoot - Sun, 14 Jul 2013 00:19:11 EST eDLKaKDv No.11474 Reply

Eating a multivitamin on an empty stomach always makes me incredibly nauseous. As In, I'm doubled over breathing hard and trying not to violently vomit nauseous. Vitamin C tablets on the other hand might be good, if you aren't expecting to eat anything containing that nutrient for a while. Scurvy sucks.
Phineas Seddlebanks - Sun, 14 Jul 2013 09:46:59 EST wnn8KMq7 No.11476 Reply
Ground sheet, everybody forgets the ground sheet. You can lose a lot of body heat through ground contact.
Foot powder. Sewing kit. Bear bag. Duct tape. Clot packs. Tea tree oil. Carbon pills. Paracord.

What I don't get is all the guys who say that condoms are great for carrying water. Actually, no, they're not, have you assholes ever tried to carry a pile of water balloons? And how are we supposed to get the water out?
Beatrice Minnergold - Sun, 14 Jul 2013 11:52:11 EST 1ZNOPGs4 No.11477 Reply
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learn to make your own and just cary bank line, it may be time consuming but the bank line will be much more useful in the long run.

ive never tried to carry a pile of water, i figure it would be pretty hard.

tarps are some of the most uesefull things out there, but a bear bag? why not just use the 40l wet bag that was already in your pack?
Eliza Clessleham - Sun, 14 Jul 2013 12:55:14 EST lkW+YP/F No.11479 Reply
when SHTF careful reading could be handy: water balloons.
Oliver Bimblenat - Sun, 21 Jul 2013 16:23:25 EST BxWLr6i/ No.11496 Reply
Diet fatigue, half spoiled food, grubs and worms...Hot sauce can help with those things. It can also be used to temporarily blind someone, provided you can get it into their eyes.
Alice Smallstock - Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:19:43 EST ZJ28fk85 No.11498 Reply
and morale. a little hot sauce will raise everyone's spirits after a few weeks of eating foraged/hunted food with little to nothing int he way of seasoning. and yet it has no massive nutritional value, so you're not as likely to get mobbed over it as with something like a box of MREs.

i'd say books. novels. No batteries required, and reading is the only way to pass time if you're trying to stay on the low down. plus you can make notes in the margins.
Alice Smallstock - Sun, 21 Jul 2013 23:33:07 EST ZJ28fk85 No.11501 Reply
learn to tie a net and carry all the rope you practically can.
Fuck Creshpod - Mon, 22 Jul 2013 20:06:15 EST GDouqw5U No.11505 Reply
Dark chocolate for dem calories.
Safety goggles/visor just in case of explosions.
a spare set of clothes, most essentially boots, jacket. boots for avoiding infections and jacket for disguise.
A map.
Syn !ryBONGJej. - Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:56:04 EST WvGvHUrN No.11512 Reply
six dildos
taco shells
and a pooperscooper
Clara Docklecocke - Sun, 28 Jul 2013 03:14:37 EST M/Tf4Iu4 No.11513 Reply

A dildo could make a good surprise weapon. Think about it.

It's the apocalypse. You go to jump a guy for his supplies and he THROWS A GIGANTIC FUCKIN' DILDO AT YOU! What the fuck do you do? How do you respond to that?

This ingenious man has just bought himself at least 30 seconds to run away or start taking the offense.
Ebenezer Worthingshaw - Mon, 29 Jul 2013 01:41:44 EST 62u6qyym No.11514 Reply

>It's the apocalypse. You go to jump a guy for his supplies and he THROWS A GIGANTIC FUCKIN' DILDO AT YOU! What the fuck do you do? How do you respond to that?

Same way I would if he threw any other slightly heavy plastic object at me. It's the apocalypse, not a campy B movie comedy.
Matilda Chettingchack - Thu, 05 Sep 2013 16:08:46 EST ZJ28fk85 No.11715 Reply
Apocalypse or not, there's something to be said for the element of surprise. Also WTF, you'd shoot him for throwing a dildo at you? When YOU were the one trying to rob HIM(presumably at gun point)? That's dumb; he might have friends nearby, and robber baron's tend to get killed sooner than later when anarchy reigns. Pick your fights, man.
Matilda Mankinsare - Thu, 05 Sep 2013 17:31:18 EST iF5Hcal0 No.11716 Reply
People always forget food seasonings (my favorite being a maple/bacon bit/whatever mixture you can get in a little bottle that will last a month at Stop and Shop) and a journal.

Please bring a journal. Don't waste the paper. Get a nice thick journal that you can record your day-by-day experiences in. If a society is somehow established and the world rebuilds itself, that journal will make a great story for the people who find your body.
Sidney Dartman - Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:46:24 EST NwDcBVP/ No.13308 Reply

>1 year later

I said the same way I'd react if he threw any kind of heavy plastic object at me, i.e. not shooting him because that'd be over-reactive as fuck.
Ian Secklekire - Sun, 10 Aug 2014 05:38:16 EST Nix29OcA No.13313 Reply
shit has hit the fan
you see a heavy plastic object coming at you.

your options...
1 someone is making a suprise attack
2 someone thought it would be funny
3 thats a weird way to come on to someone

whats the most likely ?
Barnaby Namblestone - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:15:44 EST CXxNQpoE No.13343 Reply
if you have bears where you live, bear mace might be good to have. it would work against people too.
Phyllis Buzzgold - Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:45:56 EST qZOvsh6U No.13344 Reply
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Here is something you haven't thought of putting in your bug out bag:

Garbage bags. Fill them with some of your dirty laundry to distort your human shape, wear two if you're a big'un. You can become ambush predator if you can just remain still and hold your breath.

Alternatively, if you somehow asphyxiate in the bag(What are you, four?) you're already in the trash anyways
Lillian Chogglewedge - Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:14:14 EST TenZ/ygz No.13347 Reply

You don't use it like a water bottle to carry water around with you all the time, you use it to move water from a river into a hollow in the bedrock beside the river, then you start a fire, heat up some rocks and put the hot rocks into the little pool you have created until it boils and voilà, sterile water. You can also use some cloth to make a diy charcoal filter if there are chemical contaminants in the water, and use the condom to pour water through it.

It's just a good way to move water around once in a while basically, not for carrying it long term.
Wesley Driggledale - Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:50:34 EST 3/35wmvk No.13391 Reply
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Soap. No one ever carries disease preventing, moral boosting, trade valuable soap.
William Bazzlesurk - Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:32:42 EST 5nKSk07e No.13392 Reply
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Condoms! Why did nobody mention dick-sleeves? You can use em for all kinds of shit. Plus if you're fucking someone in the post apocalyptic world the last thing you want is aids or the clap.


Most military groups actually recommend putting condoms in a field kit due to how much stuff you can do with them. A little bit of rubber can go a long way.
Hannah Pecklemutch - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:13:11 EST b5LAsXDm No.13393 Reply
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Cyanide capsules. Used to be able to get it on the darknet merchant in lethal human doses (starts with S, apparenty wordblocked here).
Hannah Pecklemutch - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:15:15 EST b5LAsXDm No.13394 Reply
Fuck that man. Get yourself a huge tin of lye and assume the animal carcass lard will fill in for the rest.
Augustus Giddlebury - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:44:07 EST hdWz8xzo No.13395 Reply
Do you have the knowledge, tools, and time to make soap? Hell I barely have the knowledge to skin an animal.

In a total world meltdown I'm sure that skill will come in handy but for my BOB I'm just going to carry some soap.
Hedda Grandhall - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:11:35 EST xO8W+7zY No.13440 Reply
There's something to this....but get the little hotel bar style soaps. Not liquids.

If you want to make soap...learn to use ash. It's more readily available than animal fat.

Things people bloody never pack and should? Bog roll. Toilet paper. The number of BOB's I've seen that don't have so much as a square of the stuff is...mind-numbing.
Frederick Goodson - Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:00:51 EST m7Vh90x2 No.13443 Reply
Any reason for solid over liquid? A 4oz bottle weighs nothing and will wash more than a bar will.
Frederick Goodson - Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:05:11 EST m7Vh90x2 No.13444 Reply
And I'm not talking out of my ass here. I've tried to bring those little soaps backpacking with me and they do the same job just don't last as long(and aren't as good with dishes). I've also had a few that smelled sweet in bear country which always makes me nervous.

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