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#292311 - 05/17/19 06:52 PM Re: The urban '10 essentials' [Re: TeacherRO]
Mark_R Offline
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Registered: 05/29/10
Posts: 853
Loc: Southern California
Cash & Credit card
ID & Insurance cards
Smart phone w/power bank
Pen
Pencil
FAK w/extra prescription medication
Duct tape
Flashlight w/ extra batteries
Bandana tied with paracord
Pocket knife
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#292421 - 06/07/19 07:38 PM Re: The urban '10 essentials' [Re: chaosmagnet]
teacher Offline
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Registered: 12/14/05
Posts: 888
Originally Posted By: chaosmagnet
[quote=TeacherRO]
Iím not clear what the utility is of having phone numbers in a separate file on the same device, please explain.


Good point; better to have these on paper.

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#295318 - 03/20/20 06:39 PM Re: The urban '10 essentials' [Re: TeacherRO]
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Registered: 12/14/05
Posts: 888
Recent changes:
Bandana for face. Work gloves. Hand sanitizer.
Updated public transit schedules. AA flashlight.

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#295321 - 03/20/20 08:15 PM Re: The urban '10 essentials' [Re: TeacherRO]
Russ Offline
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Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 5300
Loc: SOCAL
Nitrile gloves. Too much hand sanitizer dries out your hands and makes them more vulnerable.

How does two layers of a cotton bandana work compared to an actual N-95 mask? I imagine they arenít comparable, the bandana certainly doesnít seal, but may give a false sense of security.
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