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#198138 - 03/16/10 06:07 PM So what are you training in?
ProactiveOne Offline
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Registered: 03/02/10
Posts: 6
I guess for most of us time is a scarce resource!
Which is why we must really choose and pick the type of information/education we're seeking for survival/preparedness purposes.
So where are you spending your preparedness/educational gold tokens? What are you training in? And how much time are you allocating to this monthly?


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#198140 - 03/16/10 07:13 PM Re: So what are you training in? [Re: ProactiveOne]
AndrewC Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 12/27/09
Posts: 59
Loc: Boise, ID
I'm pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Nursing - does that count? smile

I'm also attempting small-scale in-apartment gardening, and hoping to take both a wilderness first responder and whitewater rescue course this summer. Up until the past couple years, I had very little interest in the outdoors, so I'm also working on basic skills - I'm currently focusing on fire-building and knot-tying.

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#198144 - 03/16/10 07:41 PM Re: So what are you training in? [Re: AndrewC]
ILBob Offline
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Registered: 02/05/10
Posts: 776
Loc: Northern IL
I already know all there is to know about everything so I will just post things on the Internet to impress people with my expertise. smile
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#198146 - 03/16/10 07:44 PM Re: So what are you training in? [Re: ILBob]
sybert777 Offline
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Registered: 10/15/09
Posts: 299
Loc: 62040
I already know all there is to know about everything so I will just post things on the Internet to impress people with my expertise.
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Sounds like an oxymoron!! I am about dumb as a hammer when it comes to primitive survival!! so dont worry if i upset you!
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#198147 - 03/16/10 07:54 PM Re: So what are you training in? [Re: sybert777]
dweste Offline
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Registered: 02/16/08
Posts: 2463
Loc: Central California
Caring for people and animals in disasters.

Primitive living skills.

Personal well-being skills

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#198148 - 03/16/10 08:12 PM Re: So what are you training in? [Re: ILBob]
GauchoViejo Offline
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Registered: 03/06/08
Posts: 94
Loc: Argentina
Originally Posted By: ILBob
I already know all there is to know about everything so I will just post things on the Internet to impress people with my expertise. smile


Gee! And I thought I was the only one left!!:-)

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#198151 - 03/16/10 08:19 PM Re: So what are you training in? [Re: GauchoViejo]
MDinana Offline
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Registered: 03/08/07
Posts: 2184
Loc: Deep south... Carolina
I've been diddling on my truck for a bit, so maybe that falls under "fiscal solvability" and personal/financial survival?

No free time for much lately. Occasianlly review some pages in survival manuals, or tear apart my BOB for kicks.

Oh, I did snag almost a full case of MREs from training last week. I didn't realize at the time, but folks on active duty can bring back several checked items without paying on the airlines. If i get the chance again, I'm bringing back several CASES of MRE's!

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#198153 - 03/16/10 08:31 PM Re: So what are you training in? [Re: MDinana]
Todd W Offline
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Registered: 11/14/04
Posts: 1928
Loc: Mountains of CA
Self Sufficiency.
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#198162 - 03/16/10 10:44 PM Re: So what are you training in? [Re: Todd W]
dual_primed Offline
Stranger

Registered: 01/17/09
Posts: 11
Just completed the county CERT training and got re-certified in CPR at a safety conference
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#198164 - 03/16/10 10:58 PM Re: So what are you training in? [Re: dual_primed]
Teslinhiker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 1379
Gearing up for the upcoming hiking season. This entails going over all the equipment, fixing/replacing any thing that needs it and also picking up a few new items. This weekend will be a 2 day / 1 night shakedown hike to get any glitches both equipment and body wise squared away.

For vacation this summer, thinking of being a volunteer host in a remote northern fly in park for 3 weeks. This depends on several family factors that need to be ironed out first. The deadline for the application is fast approaching so need to get more focused on this.
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