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2012 Pole Shift survival guide

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posted on Sep, 26 2007 @ 01:04 AM
So when I consider the possibilities of dealing with a sudden shift, I have thought that the biggest problems to deal with would be possibly:

  1. Heavy radiation- excessive heat
  2. Massive flooding
  3. Massive earthquakes
  4. Loss of food/potable water supply
  5. Loss of energy- total wipe out of centralized power grid
  6. Loss of communications
  7. Destruction of major roadways and transportation
  8. Loss of organization

With these in mind the basic first steps are to be able to provide for yourself, without relying on any FEMA type organization. The first thing I would do is have some basics for emergency. I personally have a backpack that my brother actually got me started on, called his "go-bag". It's just a backpack with some of these items (you can pick and choose):

  1. A lightweight portable camp stove- preferably denatured alcohol, refillable canister
  2. 1 man tent- tell your girlfriend/boyfriend "Sorry shoulda believed me.."
  3. A portable water filter- REI has some good ones and one that uses UV light to kill the viruses, bacteria, etc.! There are also easy ways to clean water without these but...they are nice to have!
  4. A lightweight sleeping bag- I said LIGHT, you have to carry it for who knows how long
  5. A lightweight sleeping pad - I have a SUPER THIN inflatable from REI which totally rules! it insulates you from the ground in cold and hot and is way more comfortable than the foam and much lighter. You do get headrushes from inflating though.

  6. A Leatherman type tool or Swiss army knife
  7. Camping eating utensils- I have titanium bowl and spork, pretty cheap too.
  8. A lighter/matches/magnifying glass- for fire
  9. Food rations
  10. A basic set of seeds to grow your own food
  11. A survival guide
  12. Local maps with water supplies like rivers, streams, hot springs, etc.
  13. Map of local caves, etc.
  14. First aid kit
  15. LED flashlight- with rechargeable batteries
  16. Windup shortwave radio- possibly with LED light, phone charger, I like to consolidate tasks when possible/sensible etc.
  17. Space Blanket- mylar type emergency blanket will keep you alive
  18. Camelback type water pouch- these are paramount.
  19. 2 way radios with rechargeable batteries
  20. Solar charger for battery powered equipment
  21. Snowboard goggles with high reflective mirror lense (to look like Skywalker)
  22. Full coverage, lightweight, cool clothing for radiation protection with minimal sweat
  23. Heavy SPF sunscreen
  24. Tough form fitting gloves- Newer type electricians gloves or bike gloves- for diggin through wreckage etc.
  25. Hunters knife
  26. Comfortable outdoor/running shoe- boots can suck if worn all day (I just climbed Ometepe volcano in VANS
  27. A flask filled with Basil Hadyn small batch bourbon- Mmmmmm!
  28. Salt/pepper/spices in small container- remember wars were fought for this stuff for a reason
  29. iPod loaded with music, videos etc
  30. *I have a USB flashdrive loaded with PDFs and text docs of all kinds of texts from esoteric/ancient writing to fun reading- hey you never know, right!?

Now "outside" the go-bag, I have an old but fully functional mountain bike. A small raft or life vest would be nice. Motorcycle would be useful for a little while, but then...?
I think the next thing to consider would be where the hell you are going to go? The world will probably look completely different. Land where water use to be, water where land used to be... so "when the planets align, all you can do is dive" might be the only "choice" we have. I think that the best things to to consider will be: preparedness, mobility, self sufficiency, caves, mountains, networking with survivors, and knowledge etc. The caves seem to be the most talked about refuge from the sun- contemporary and ancient. Of course this is is assuming one isn't instantly destroyed...
I haven't decided if I am flying somewhere or sticking to the states, but my current home, SF is out of the question. I will be on vac. since my birthday is 12-20:dn

posted on Oct, 5 2007 @ 05:09 AM
certain models suggest that each time it flips the earths protective shell fluxes and distorts and for a while all the harmful radiation isn't deflected to the poles but is able to strike the earth head on - lol thats not good news if you happen to be outside (out of your ridiculously deep nuke bunker)

Also the flux would grab hold of all the particles it can (anything effected by magnetic fields) and jerk them in the direction of the field - this wouldn't be all that great for anyone on a boat as it would cause the sea to become rather choppy (lol understatement of the year) and not that great if your in the sky because the immense wind storms and turbulence might make it a little shaky (and rip the wings off)

So far our man in his underground mine is doing ok but if he happens to be in the wrong place (which could be anywhere / everywhere) then might have to deal with some earth quakes. The magnetic field of the earth would only take a geological instant (although this might be up to a few years) to reset itself and once again protect the earth from the suns rays so he'll be able to go up onto the surface -which unfortunately might now only contain fish (deep water) and lovely snacks like cockroaches. What could live under the suns full glare can only really be guessed at but there are plenty of things that could and would survive (probably not humans although maybe someone with very high melanin levels would)

The major concern is the radiation but depending on the speed and action of the magnetic flux we might not get irradiated much, even at all. Possibly some form of electromagnetic field device or mesh cage could work hmmmm.

Oh and just a little beside the point aside -i reckon in all crazyness that 2012 is far more likely to coincide with the time planetX's orbit around the sun and our orbit cross, lucky that planetX already hit us in 10500bc

posted on Oct, 5 2007 @ 05:25 AM
energ8t i agree with most of what you said, dunno about the one man tent -sounds kinda lonely. Hold with the fork and cut with the knife!!! I know the world has all but ended but I'm an Englishman and without table manors well the world may as well of been completely destroyed! lol and don't you cut the sides of mouth with the knife bit while your using the fork bit?

Defo on the motorbike, get something that won't drink the juice (like my rv125 -100mpg ish) and you'll be able to find cars with full tanks. When you can't anymore then hopefully you'll have gathered enough stuff to make your own fuel, my bike will burn anything with a octain level above a certain point, which is on my list of things to look into but it probably means i could use alcohol or some other easily made biofuel (lol you might need a repair shop on hand to degunk the engine every few thousand miles though)

posted on Oct, 10 2007 @ 06:32 PM
suppose when the shift happens, Great Britian suddenly becomes the new north pole, and all corresponding points on the globe shift in accordance.

The USA suddenly becomes a tropical climate, and so forth.

people will survive, but what would it take to be one of the few, or would you even want to be?

[edit on 10-10-2007 by RickinVa]

posted on Dec, 18 2007 @ 05:53 AM
So where were we ? Survival scenarios... How about hitch hiking ?
and while we are waiting how about builing ocean based survival pods ?
probably the safest place to be in case it gets rough..

posted on Dec, 18 2007 @ 11:16 AM
I believe there is an astronomical prophecy to determine post shift climates and terain to a limited degree. And this is strictly from memory so don't shoot me on this one as the messenger. I don't have a globe or star chart handy but the north star (polaris) is to be replaced by a new north star. If some one can dig this up and supply a new approximate location of the current north pole that would be great. There was also something about the shift and speed there but its gone from memory now.

posted on Dec, 19 2007 @ 04:36 PM
I remembered the prediction and it is that Polaris will be replaced with Arcturus as the new north star. With a globe and star chart you can tip it and see what will become pole and what will become warm.

posted on Dec, 19 2007 @ 05:00 PM
and this is why i moved to the moon... john lear bought the place right next to mine... pretty soon now something big is going to fly by mother earth and yank her by the hair... woosh... here's a clue when...

"Century 4 verse 67
In the year that Saturn and Mars are equally fiery
The air is very dry, a long meteor.
From hidden fires a great place burns with heat
Little rain, a hot wind, wars and raids. "

and let me also suggest this has been known since the beginning... passed down in the kings lists... shown enoch... lots of tips... just a kept secret from the hu-mans

posted on Dec, 25 2007 @ 08:48 PM
I am guessing that none of us will really know what will happen until it does happen. Figuring none of us were alive the last time this happened, now we dont know what to do. Or even what will happen. But I like the part of maybe it just changes areas without moving all the plates. That way it wont be as bad as total destruction of the earth.

My mom had an old saying always be prepared for the worst, if it doesnt happen then no worries but if it does happen you were ready. So I am now starting my preps. for my family of 5 just in case. Of course there is more to 2012 then what is here.

We moved here to NC 2 years ago, before that we lived in Maine for 3 years. There we lived with no electric, phone, or running water. So we know how to survive. Its not that, that bothers me. Its all the crazy folks out there that may want our food or shelter and may try to kill us for it. That is the scary part of it all. Of course I will miss my dish washer.


posted on Jan, 6 2008 @ 10:25 PM

posted on Jan, 13 2008 @ 11:41 AM
Thanks eben but your website isnt what most of us would call real evidence. In fact I guess what you are saying is sit back and nothing will happen, and if it does happen your in deep poo.


posted on Jan, 22 2008 @ 02:46 PM
I am thinking Arc, with family, animals and seeds on board. This may be the alternative to a sea going pod, and better than a bunker in the mountains. It should be built to the previous specifications which, I believe, should withstand the turbulent ocean when the poles switch. Now the bible says that God told Noah that he would not destroy the world with another flood, but he didn't say he would never tell another generational Noah not to build an Arc. I'm going to look into where the global warming rise in water level is supposed to reach here in NYS(somewhere above the White Plains area) where I live and see if I can convince my extended family to help me build an Arc sitting just at the point where those waters will reach in 4 years. What do you all think?

posted on Jan, 22 2008 @ 10:47 PM
That might be good if you have the trees or the money to buy the lumber to do it. Believe me around here the lumber is way to high to even try that.


posted on Jan, 25 2008 @ 12:58 PM
A pole shift is NOT a reversal of the north and south magnetic poles. THis reversal is called a geomagnetic reversal. A pole shift is when the crust moves so that the axis the earth spins on is at a different location.

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 06:55 PM
The subject is very serious. I mean the actual shifting of the earth's crust. Check out the free book on It gives a complete summary of the problem and pending crisis.

posted on May, 19 2008 @ 07:37 PM
reply to post by energ8t

if there was a magnetic pole reversal than your IPod would not work at all.

posted on May, 19 2008 @ 07:48 PM
[edit on 7-7-2007 by RickinVa] Just a little insight about the difference. As I understand, if a geographic pole shift were to take place we would all be wiped off the map. Another link We should all pray that a physical rotation of the planet does'nt happen,Ever! If it does, you don't want to be here when it's over because if anything is left it will be consumed by survival at its worst.

Hate to break it to you, but a "physical rotation" of the planet happens everrryyyy day. Have you ever read a book?

posted on May, 29 2008 @ 05:27 AM
reply to post by LooseLipsSinkShips

Uuuh , do you mean 'suffering' rather than 'sufferage' ?....i think sufferage means the right to vote . At any rate the paintings are frightening...maybe it is some form of new age or post modern style...does anyone know who the artist is? Does it reflect something like the new world order , or is it the face of some alien species come to harvest human beings?


posted on May, 29 2008 @ 09:27 PM
The pole shift you are talking about is the magnetoc pole-reversal. All it will do is confuse animals that migrate, and make compasses point south, not north.
I have no idea where you get the idea that a magnetic pole shift will cause rift valleys, or will cause tectonic plates to move, or for that matter, effect the axis of tilt of the Earth. None of those things will happen. The magnetic shield around the Earth is mainly caused by the inner metallic core of the Earth being 2/3rds of a second faster than the spin of the Earth. Maybes there is a chance that as the poles traverse from one end of Earth to the other, the higher incidence of radiation that usually affects the poles will traverse through whichever route the poles take when they change, but it shouldn't be a disaster.
The Earth flips it's poles fairly often. There's a branch of science called magnetology which studies the magnetism of the Earth, and it's history. It was through the study of magnetism of the sea floor, near mid-ocean ridges, that scientists were able to confirm both the sea floor spreading hypothesis, and plate tectonics. As basalt cools, it aligns with the magnetic field. These mid-ocean ridges are producing new land all the time, hence the sea floor spreading. The ground is forced away from the mid-ocean rift, until it hits land, where it becomes a subduction zone, and it returns to the mantle. This regeneration occurs at a pretty constant rate, and because of this, we are able to work out when the Earth had flipped it's poles in the past. I believe (correct me if I'm wrong), they flip approx every 200,000 years. No one knows (except the OP) when the next one will come. It could be 2 years from now, 20 years, 200, or even 2000 years from now. 2012 is total speculative BS.
That's some pretty bad science and fear-mongering you have there!
You might need to read up on geomagnetic reversal :

[edit on 29-5-2008 by cruzion]

posted on Jun, 10 2008 @ 11:34 AM
reply to post by Tranceopticalinclined

Complete and Utter Twaddle - do you have notion of what you are saying ?? Do you have any qualifications in science (or anything for that matter ?) to realise what you are asserting is nonsense.

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