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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope
a reply to: VP740
Admittedly, it is an aesthetic skill, and a matter of taste on my part, but writing in one form or another has been around for thousands of years. To lose that seems dreadful.
originally posted by: Skid Mark
Change a tire. Check fluids on a car. Think. Garden. Preserve and can food. Hunt. Cleaning your kill and butchering. Also things that are no longer done because of technology has made them "useless". What happened in New York back in the early 2000's showed that the power grid isn't invulnerable. If it went down permanently a lot of people would be so screwed because they don't know basic survival skills.
originally posted by: woodwardjnr
Brush teeth at least twice a day
Wire a plug
Roll a joint
Carry 3 pints of beer with 2 hands
Pitch a tent
Entertain a lady
Open door for the lady
Cook a Sunday roast
Clean the kitchen, unblock drains, bleed heaters
Identify garden birds
Start a fire
Have an interesting record collection with some vinyl
originally posted by: olaru12
a reply to: NewzNose
What fundamental "things" should People know how to do?
Conduct business and trade...
I'm thinking the distillation of alcohol, a small bar, perhaps a few girls out back. No sense in going crazy with out a few creature comforts.