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#87411 - 03/05/07 07:06 PM More lists, and other stuff...
OldBaldGuy Offline
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Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 5695
Loc: Former AFB in CA, recouping fr...
A friend just sent me this . I haven't had a chance to really go over it yet, just thought I'd pass it along, for reading on those long cold winter nights...
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#87419 - 03/05/07 07:45 PM Re: More lists, and other stuff... [Re: OldBaldGuy]
ponder Offline
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Registered: 12/18/06
Posts: 367
Loc: American Redoubt
30 lists
28.5 lists tainted by political correctness
1 list on a course to success if you personalize it

MY FAVORITES –
1. Extra rubbers for your sling shot (indefinite survival Alaska!)
2. A mouse trap in your carry pack (fanny pack Alaskan)

I envision Jeremiah Johnson hollering, “Snap that one with your new sling shot pilgrim, I’ll go get another one”

Or –

“Hey pilgrim, approach that next trap slow! There is something in it!”

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#87437 - 03/05/07 09:18 PM Re: More lists, and other stuff... [Re: ponder]
OldBaldGuy Offline
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Registered: 09/30/01
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Loc: Former AFB in CA, recouping fr...
I warned you that I hadn't read them yet...
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#87439 - 03/05/07 09:33 PM Re: More lists, and other stuff... [Re: ponder]
DesertFox Offline
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Registered: 01/04/07
Posts: 338
Loc: New York, NY
Hmmm. A mouse trap for survival. That is something I never considered. Living in NYC, I am going to have to give this some thought.

After a major disaster are rats a food source, or competition for limited resources?

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,255744,00.html

Think I'll go order more MRE's now.


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#87450 - 03/05/07 10:41 PM Re: More lists, and other stuff... [Re: ponder]
ironraven Offline
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Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 4642
Loc: Vermont
Don't knock it, when I was little my grandfather got rid of the squirrels in his attic with rat traps and peanut butter.

My grandmother kinda frowned on him going in the attic with a .410. smile
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#87452 - 03/05/07 10:48 PM Re: More lists, and other stuff... [Re: DesertFox]
OldBaldGuy Offline
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Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 5695
Loc: Former AFB in CA, recouping fr...
"... are rats a food source..."

They could be a source of income; watch or read King Rat. Of course you're gonna need a bigger trap...
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#87461 - 03/05/07 11:58 PM Re: More lists, and other stuff... [Re: ironraven]
Paul810 Offline
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Registered: 03/02/03
Posts: 1428
Loc: NJ, USA
Originally Posted By: ironraven
Don't knock it, when I was little my grandfather got rid of the squirrels in his attic with rat traps and peanut butter.


Funny, my grandmother did the same thing. She swore by peanut butter to catch mice, rats, squirrels, and other rodents. It worked pretty good as I remember. I wonder if they have a preference for chunky or smooth?grin

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#87469 - 03/06/07 12:47 AM Re: More lists, and other stuff... [Re: OldBaldGuy]
MichaelJ07 Offline
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Registered: 12/19/06
Posts: 101
Loc: Michigan, USA
Yep, a page like that can send me over the edge.....
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#87480 - 03/06/07 02:31 AM Re: More lists, and other stuff... [Re: Paul810]
AROTC Offline
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Registered: 05/06/04
Posts: 604
Loc: Manhattan
Actually rat traps may not be a bad idea. Carry that and an MRE tube of peanut butter and you might stay fat and happy for a while. Granted you're usually advised to set up half a dozen or more traps to actually catch something, starts adding up in weight. I may have to try this on squirrels next time I go home (they might frown on it in the dorms).
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#87483 - 03/06/07 03:01 AM Re: More lists, and other stuff... [Re: AROTC]
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Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 79
Loc: South Texas
ponder:
Will you PLEASE remember to take your medicine.
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