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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
FAK w/extra prescription medication
Duct tape
Flashlight w/ extra batteries
Bandana tied with paracord
Pocket knife
Hope for the best and prepare for the worst.

The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane

#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
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.

#295318 - 03/20/20 06:39 PM Re: The urban '10 essentials' [Re: TeacherRO]
teacher Offline
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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.

#295321 - 03/20/20 08:15 PM Re: The urban '10 essentials' [Re: TeacherRO]
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Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 5300
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.
Better is the Enemy of Good Enough.
Okay, whatís your point??

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