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#295334 - 03/21/20 02:09 AM Re: Things I have learned recently [Re: chaosmagnet]
Phaedrus Offline
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Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2528
Loc: Big Sky Country
Wow, Doug- that's not even a bad price! Even with the extra $200 for the tax stamp! grin
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#295339 - 03/21/20 07:37 AM Re: Things I have learned recently [Re: chaosmagnet]
gulliamo Offline
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Registered: 09/11/02
Posts: 163
Loc: Denver, CO, USA
"Having two vehicles that are paid off"
I feel like this is a significantly underrepresented subthread of being prepared! Financial preparedness buys me a lot more restful nights than the pallet of ammo would.

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#295340 - 03/21/20 01:25 PM Re: Things I have learned recently [Re: chaosmagnet]
LesSnyder Online   content
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Registered: 07/11/10
Posts: 1595
Loc: New Port Richey, Fla
the current situation really focused me on the number of friends that have pretty serious underlying medical conditions....a lung transplant and another just finishing chemo and radiation...COPD...friend's wife with LUPUS etc...

keep safe

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#295343 - 03/21/20 03:29 PM Re: Things I have learned recently [Re: MartinFocazio]
nursemike Offline
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Registered: 11/09/06
Posts: 832
Loc: wellington, fl
Originally Posted By: MartinFocazio


I suggest you turn off the TV, get a good book and a nice glass of wine or something and take a break.




Well said, sir.

I walk down aisles empty of paper products and bottled water, and turn into aisles fully stocked with beer, wine, and ice cream.

People have the strangest priorities.

And if I have no tp, I am ikely sitting next to bathtub: grab a shower. Way more effective than washing my hands, and it's not like I have lots else to do.
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#295348 - 03/21/20 07:16 PM Re: Things I have learned recently [Re: chaosmagnet]
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Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 3309
Loc: USA
Iíve started doing basic pistol familiarization via FaceTime for friends. While Iím certainly not loving that so many people I know are only now buying firearms, I am optimistic that I can train those who are coming to me on the three cardinal rules and prevent them from having an ND.

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#295354 - 03/21/20 10:04 PM Re: Things I have learned recently [Re: chaosmagnet]
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Registered: 07/11/10
Posts: 1595
Loc: New Port Richey, Fla
and if you didn't get nursemike's veiled suggestion a hand held shower wand on the stream setting makes a pretty good bidet...

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#295426 - 03/24/20 06:16 PM Re: Things I have learned recently [Re: chaosmagnet]
clearwater Offline
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Registered: 03/19/05
Posts: 1158
Loc: Channeled Scablands
Originally Posted By: chaosmagnet
  • Many friends have asked me about firearms and related concerns during the crisis. During the crisis is too late to be trained and ready, and thatís a hard lesson for them to learn. Some friends in restrictive jurisdictions are surprised at the challenges they face.


Black powder gun deliverd to your door?

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#295428 - 03/24/20 11:16 PM Re: Things I have learned recently [Re: LesSnyder]
hikermor Offline
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Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 7191
Loc: southern Cal
Over time, I have used various expedients for TP. One of the best (and most exhilarating) is a nice big snowball. Frozen bidet??
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#295429 - 03/24/20 11:27 PM Re: Things I have learned recently [Re: chaosmagnet]
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Registered: 07/11/10
Posts: 1595
Loc: New Port Richey, Fla
hikermor... it is 7:26pm (est) and 78F.... snow is late this year smile

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#295430 - 03/25/20 12:00 AM Re: Things I have learned recently [Re: LesSnyder]
hikermor Offline
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Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 7191
Loc: southern Cal
Just climb up intothe mountains. There's lots of snow there.

oh, wait!! Les, You are in Florida... No mountains there, Darn!!
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