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Originally posted by heliumboy
if you think that you can survive the upcoming plagues, famines, wars, and nukes with your family or with a a few friends. You are sorely mistaken. The degree of intensity of the sheer horrors that are upcoming will surely shake the world up completely. I don't care how well you are stocked up even if you have silos of preps and tons of bullets you have little hope of making it through the night.
I have knowledge of the future and I know that many will form survival retreats and end up eating thier families for food. Normal people will become savage like animals.
Originally posted by heliumboy
I knew a real prophet.
the stuff about diseases and whatnot is my prediction.
but he said that someday there will be thousands of people at this place. the place will be divinely protected with angels hovering over. someday they will airlift everybody that is there away. I believed him because before he said that I got a special feeling that this location was very special.
yea sure you'll fare much better than those city folk who have no preps.
I have a thread running about how your guns and food preps will not save you.
I notice that almost all of the survivalists are preparing to live in preindustrial society conditions. i want the ability to create any sort of mechanical or eelctrical device I could dream of and fix anything. Instead of buying food preps I am making a list of barterable items. Every tom,dick, harry and thier dogs are buying the usual stuff of food and ammo. So here is my list
spices(black peppercorns, salt, cinnamon etc)
industrial materials( butyl rubber tape, types of glues, antifriction alloys, potassium ferrocyanide to case harden steel( will stop 50cal bullets)
electrical components( resistors, capacitors, coils, screws, wire, timers, solar cells)
machine equipment( engine lathe and a knee mill. Plus all measuring equipment, and tooling)
refractory materials such as alumina and silicone carbide.usefull for creating high temperature to cast metals.
chemicals( ammonium nitrate, sulfuric acid nitric acid, various catalysts, inert electrodes to do electro-chemistry.
metals( lead, tin, antimony, silver. useful for creating bullets anti friction alloys, solders. You need the ability to fine tune the composition of solders so they will work with iron and steel)
welding rods and flux ( building a welding machine is easy if you can regulate the field voltage on an automotive alternator) welding materials will command a very high premium wtshtf
You notice that everything here cost alot of money and you cannot eat. And requires substantial technical skill to use. but the quality of life that proper use of these technologies will be enormous. Instead of living like cavemen or
in squalor like other survivalist will be doing. you hold the keys to the industrial society. life will be tolerable and even enjoyable.
So you're going to collect a bunch of useless items that are expensive. Because why? Also your machinery and chemicals< One gun. Why would you collect stuff to barter with before you collect the necessities to live. You don't make much sense guy. As a prophet you should work on the sense making part. Seriously even if we believe every word you say. You completely contradict your own damn self.