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Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:07 AM

Apocalypse, how? A survival guide to the end of the world

We live in uncertain times. With global tensions escalating and unpredictable leaders like Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin in office, increasing numbers of people are turning to self-sufficiency as insurance against disaster.

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Reply Apocalypse, how? A survival guide to the end of the world (Original post)
bathroommonkey76 Apr 21 OP
Warpy Apr 21 #1
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Warpy Apr 21 #3
bathroommonkey76 Apr 21 #4
bucolic_frolic Apr 21 #6
Warpy Apr 21 #12
bathroommonkey76 Apr 21 #14
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bathroommonkey76 Apr 21 #19
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NeoGreen Apr 21 #9
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tomhagen Apr 21 #5
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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:13 AM

1. If you want to survive, forget about stockpiling MREs and gunz

Chat up some local homeless people. Those folks know how to survive on nothing but castoffs, which is what we'll have if Dolt45 blows up all the good stuff.

I have to laugh at survivalists, they've got a whole room full of ammo but no bandages or antibiotics.

Dumbest people on the planet.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:17 AM

2. Garlic has been used as an antibiotic for centuries.

The preppers I lived around in TN had bags of garlic and first aid kits stored in their shelters.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:23 AM

3. Bags of garlic? Good luck with that.

They'd probably be better off with capsules of garlic oil. Even that is perishable but not quite as perishable as garlic, itself. I also wouldn't rely on it for any sort of suppurating wound. It's best in cold and flu season because it discourages contagious people from getting too close to you.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #3)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:34 AM

4. Aged garlic does work on wounds.

Last edited Fri Apr 21, 2017, 04:30 AM - Edit history (1)

During the Civil War medics used aged and fresh garlic to treat a variety of wounds from the battlefield. Similar stories about garlic's healing properties have been passed down by those as far back as ancient Egypt.

I wouldn't go as far as you in calling prepper's dumb. The ones I knew were more aware than anyone I've ever met. Personally, I don't see anything wrong with being prepared for situations like the ones described in the video.

I doubt I'd be talking to a homeless person about prepping- If the bombs fly they'll be the first incinerated in the blasts. Now, if they had a bomb shelter over their heads, instead of the sky, then it's possible I'd listen to them mumble about their survival skills.

Right now we are living in uncharted waters- Trump is a very unpredictable man with a lot to prove. And nuclear war is very possible under his regime.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Reply #4)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 08:35 AM

6. Medicinal Garlic

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/garlic-cures-100-warts-clinical-study

Cut it out, mash the garlic and apply, prepare for pain, healing in a week or so.

Dunno.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Reply #4)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 02:38 PM

12. And do you know what the death rate from sepsis was?

Medical science was great at allowing them to survive the battlefield. Then it killed them with things like aged garlic.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #12)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 02:44 PM

14. And do you know there wont be any pharmacies in a post-apocalyptic world?

lol

Yes, I've read about sepsis- You're acting like you'll be living the lap of luxury with endless supplies of antibiotics in your hypothetical world. How would people survive? They would revert back to what people used in the past- And sepsis would be one of the many ailments that would decrease our lifespans.



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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Reply #14)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:01 PM

15. There are NOW and that's rather the point

Survivalists are stocking MREs and gunz but nothing really practical.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #15)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:06 PM

16. There are survivalists who are stockpiling holistic antibiotics as well

That's happening NOW, too!

The folks I knew had guns, yes- No MREs- Canned foods, rice, beans, etc...- and they also have underground shelters that sleep up to 10 people. If anything does go down they'll be the only ones who last.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Reply #16)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:12 PM

17. That crap doesn't work

Come the zombie apocalypse, those guys will be the first to bite the dust.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #17)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:19 PM

19. Yeah, it's not going to work for those know-it-all dopes

who have an answer to all of life's questions either.

I'm sure the intellectuals will be huddled in their Chomsky circle-jerks debating about Trump's decision to bomb the fuck out of the world. I can see them now sipping on their wine and eating their spray-can cheese. lol Those elitists. lol

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Reply #19)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:26 PM

20. ....



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Response to Warpy (Reply #20)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:29 PM

21. ........................

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Response to Warpy (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 10:43 AM

9. Sepsis...

... will be the dreaded word in their future.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepsis

Garlic won't cut it.

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Response to NeoGreen (Reply #9)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 02:02 PM

10. You'd be amazed at garlic's potency against

everything from pneumonia to MRSA.

A simple Google search shows that garlic has been used to counter sepsis- How reliable are these sites? I'm not sure.

Living in a post-apocalyptic world would change everything about our daily lives. I'm sure the human race would persevere in a day and age without prescribed antibiotics. Our lifespans would probably be knocked down a few years, but we'd survive. Although, I'm not sure I'd want to live during a nuclear holocaust. lol

Medieval garlic and bile potion kills MRSA superbug

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/medieval-garlic-and-bile-potion-kills-mrsa-superbug/






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Response to NeoGreen (Reply #9)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 02:42 PM

13. No shit. It's 50% fatal now even with appropriate treatment

because the window to start treatment is small.

I survived it 8 years ago. It wouldn't have been a bad way to go, actually.

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Response to Warpy (Reply #13)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:14 PM

18. That had to suck

I've never been sick- I try to eat right and exercise.

I have a relative who has had constant problems with her body for years- She had sepsis and was hospitalized for 2 months. Fortunately modern medicine lent its healing hand out to save her.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 05:18 AM

5. Wrong Country. They should be preparing for Nuclear War on the U.S. West Coast

Los Angeles. San Francisco. Apple's new 50 Billion Dollar Building. All will evaporate when trump starts the Nuclear Holocaust by provoking North Korea.

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Response to tomhagen (Reply #5)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 10:18 AM

8. This reckless and insane bluffing buffoon

of North Korea is holding me back from moving back. Sounds silly I know, but $tump insane reactions to real world problems is getting us into trouble.

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Response to tomhagen (Reply #5)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 02:03 PM

11. I doubt our allies in Europe would be spared

in an all-out nuclear war.

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Response to bathroommonkey76 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 08:45 AM

7. :D

interesting video, but don't help if someone of this 3 guy push red button

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