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muffin1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-25-11 09:46 AM
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5. Thanks...
that last tip is great! I drank nearly every night for two weeks - unfortunately, it was (warm) tequila. Gotta do better ths time!
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  -Hurricane survival tips for those who want to ride it out Aerows  Aug-25-11 09:26 AM   #0 
  - K&R. Good advice. Also, get batteries for a flashlight and make sure you have charcoal  FSogol   Aug-25-11 09:31 AM   #1 
  - Solar (wind up) flashlights are even better.  mod mom   Aug-26-11 04:57 AM   #77 
  - K&R  muffin1   Aug-25-11 09:35 AM   #2 
  - kick  Hangingon   Aug-25-11 09:39 AM   #3 
  - More tips  malaise   Aug-25-11 09:40 AM   #4 
  - Thanks...  muffin1   Aug-25-11 09:46 AM   #5 
  - I second the make sure you have drinks  Aerows   Aug-25-11 09:58 AM   # 
  - Hey, I didn't know that about the eggs  Aerows   Aug-25-11 02:55 PM   #53 
     - Kick - just in case it helps someone  Aerows   Aug-25-11 03:49 PM   #54 
     - There are several options  malaise   Aug-26-11 07:40 PM   #93 
  - A few more things too  Aerows   Aug-25-11 09:46 AM   #6 
  - A few other things  zipplewrath   Aug-25-11 09:52 AM   #7 
  - If you fill the freezer back up with your water bags, etc.  Aerows   Aug-25-11 10:14 AM   #13 
  - One of my best purchases was LED Maglites. Can't say enough about them.  dixiegrrrrl   Aug-25-11 01:51 PM   #41 
     - LED headlamps are great too  XemaSab   Aug-25-11 05:42 PM   #60 
        - Totally agree.  dixiegrrrrl   Aug-25-11 07:24 PM   #62 
  - K&R  LuvNewcastle   Aug-25-11 09:58 AM   #8 
  - Agreed  Aerows   Aug-25-11 10:02 AM   #11 
  - K&R.  Overseas   Aug-25-11 09:59 AM   #9 
  - If you live in a mobile home, get out!  FloridaJudy   Aug-25-11 10:01 AM   #10 
  - ABSOLUTELY!  Aerows   Aug-25-11 10:05 AM   #12 
  - Definitely. That goes without saying.  RebelOne   Aug-25-11 10:44 AM   #20 
     - Same here, the tornado sirens are frightening and erie. The TV's on tracking it,  RKP5637   Aug-25-11 01:59 PM   #45 
     - That is sad.  YellowRubberDuckie   Aug-25-11 05:40 PM   #58 
        - Amen on Gary England.  DURHAM D   Aug-26-11 12:55 AM   #72 
           - My granny had a crush on him...  YellowRubberDuckie   Aug-26-11 07:35 PM   #90 
  - One other thing...  Aerows   Aug-25-11 10:25 AM   #14 
  - About evacuation...  dixiegrrrrl   Aug-25-11 02:02 PM   #46 
  - it's not a good thing for anyone  Aerows   Aug-25-11 02:36 PM   #49 
  - That really pisses me off.  YellowRubberDuckie   Aug-25-11 05:42 PM   #59 
  - WATER - WATER - WATER - WATER -  lynne   Aug-25-11 10:25 AM   #15 
  - ^ this ^  Aerows   Aug-25-11 10:28 AM   #16 
  - And if it's yellow, let it mellow...  Ineeda   Aug-25-11 10:43 AM   #19 
     - Oh wow,  Aerows   Aug-25-11 11:07 AM   #25 
        - small bills and coins, btw...  dixiegrrrrl   Aug-25-11 07:31 PM   #64 
  - Buy a bread machine when  SheilaT   Aug-25-11 10:52 AM   #21 
  - Have one but it was in the shed -  lynne   Aug-25-11 11:29 AM   #28 
  - Granola bars. Lots of granola bars  Harmony Blue   Aug-25-11 11:54 AM   #37 
  - umm, what does a bread machine run on?  w0nderer   Aug-26-11 04:48 PM   #84 
  - Even better. Buy a backpackers water filter.  Xithras   Aug-26-11 06:42 PM   #88 
     - i've got one as well  w0nderer   Aug-26-11 07:37 PM   #91 
        - You do want to use some common sense.  Xithras   Aug-26-11 08:22 PM   #94 
           - campers have a great advantage in emergencies specially hikers and unsupported bike tourers and such  w0nderer   Aug-26-11 10:18 PM   #96 
  - Also--remember...electric can openers don't work w/o electricity.... make sure  Malikshah   Aug-25-11 10:36 AM   #17 
  - Too late for this storm, but.....  Fuddnik   Aug-25-11 10:39 AM   #18 
  - Never a bad idea  Aerows   Aug-25-11 02:38 PM   #50 
  - K&R  Jeroen   Aug-25-11 11:02 AM   #22 
  - Have cash on hand - especially 1's and 5's - no ATMs or banks and hard to make change  jpak   Aug-25-11 11:03 AM   #23 
  - The boat through our bank's lobby  Aerows   Aug-25-11 11:08 AM   #26 
  - Best advice is to leave...  Whiskeytide   Aug-25-11 11:06 AM   #24 
  - You are right  Aerows   Aug-25-11 11:15 AM   #27 
  - Excellent post -  TBF   Aug-25-11 11:43 AM   #33 
  - Leaving is the best course of action  Harmony Blue   Aug-25-11 01:38 PM   #39 
  - I agree -  TBF   Aug-26-11 10:46 AM   #82 
  - What's irreplacable? How're you going to protect it if there's  hedgehog   Aug-25-11 01:57 PM   #43 
  - Pearlington? Thanks for posting all this. Tetanus shot is a great idea. And go get RX refills now  uppityperson   Aug-25-11 11:35 AM   #29 
  - Hancock county  Aerows   Aug-25-11 11:53 AM   #36 
     - thanks, go ahead and delete, got the pm. I came down a couple times,  uppityperson   Aug-25-11 12:00 PM   #38 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Aug-25-11 11:38 AM   #30 
  - If it helps someone  Aerows   Aug-25-11 02:33 PM   #48 
  - Great advice.  TBF   Aug-25-11 11:41 AM   #31 
  - k&r. Get medicines refilled now, make sure you've a month's supple  uppityperson   Aug-25-11 11:43 AM   #32 
  - And I'm heading straight back into it tomorrow  krispos42   Aug-25-11 11:52 AM   #34 
  - kick for visibility  Blue_Tires   Aug-25-11 11:52 AM   #35 
  - Number eight, get a good pair of leather gloves and boots.  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-25-11 01:38 PM   #40 
  - Definitely  Aerows   Aug-25-11 02:42 PM   #51 
  - Also, long-sleeved shirt and pants. Some of the "greenery" could  gkhouston   Aug-25-11 04:16 PM   #55 
  - K&R !!! n/t  RKP5637   Aug-25-11 01:53 PM   #42 
  - kick  hedgehog   Aug-25-11 01:58 PM   #44 
  - Very thorough. Rec. nt  Obamanaut   Aug-25-11 02:27 PM   #47 
  - Another phone tip  mcar   Aug-25-11 02:55 PM   #52 
  - That's not unusual. If we're in a situation like that, we try to call  gkhouston   Aug-25-11 04:17 PM   #56 
  - don't forget to open windows a crack on the lee side  NMDemDist2   Aug-25-11 05:32 PM   #57 
  - Actually, you shouldn't crack your windows.  gkhouston   Aug-26-11 01:05 AM   #74 
  - You might be able to overnight this:  Ilsa   Aug-25-11 05:47 PM   #61 
  - K&R nt  onehandle   Aug-25-11 07:26 PM   #63 
  - Bay St. Louis / Katrina survivor here. We couldn't leave. You've given great  txwhitedove   Aug-25-11 07:41 PM   #65 
  - DON'T "ride it out", LEAVE. Get the hell away from Irene ASAP.  Odin2005   Aug-25-11 07:49 PM   #66 
  - If you are stuck it is better to stay put than be stuck in traffic  Harmony Blue   Aug-25-11 08:26 PM   #67 
  - I've read this entire thread...  one_voice   Aug-25-11 08:57 PM   #68 
  - Yeah, i'm starting to feel worried too. Go out to sea, Irene!!  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-25-11 11:09 PM   #69 
  - The worst part of the hurricane is the waiting.  texanwitch   Aug-26-11 01:30 AM   #76 
     - The waiting is Absolutely the worst! I am glad to have warning, but  ellenrr   Aug-26-11 04:58 PM   #85 
        - It seems like it took Ike something like 3 weeks to become major hurricane.  texanwitch   Aug-26-11 09:22 PM   #95 
  - Regarding #6  SixthSense   Aug-26-11 12:05 AM   #70 
  - Great list. I didn't see your thread and I posted my list on the link below  Tx4obama   Aug-26-11 12:39 AM   #71 
  - I haven't read the whole thread to see if this was  ohheckyeah   Aug-26-11 12:58 AM   #73 
  - My list for if you are in an area where you might lose power  Digit   Aug-26-11 01:20 AM   #75 
  - That's another item: CONDOMS.  C_eh_N_eh_D_eh   Aug-26-11 06:12 PM   #86 
     - Best if unused. eom  yawnmaster   Aug-26-11 07:38 PM   #92 
  - The biggest tip of all  quaker bill   Aug-26-11 05:23 AM   #78 
  - Major K&R  Firebrand Gary   Aug-26-11 05:28 AM   #79 
  - ------ CASH--------- small bills and fill your prescriptions. Also lose items in your yard  underpants   Aug-26-11 05:30 AM   #80 
  - kick  hedgehog   Aug-26-11 10:42 AM   #81 
  - k&r for reading later n/t  w0nderer   Aug-26-11 04:37 PM   #83 
  - via @DrOz (Dr. Mehmet Oz)  sfpcjock   Aug-26-11 06:17 PM   #87 
  - And if you have pets, make sure their supplies are laid in, too.  calimary   Aug-26-11 06:53 PM   #89 
 

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