posted on Oct, 7 2011 @ 01:58 PM
It's TSHTF scenario. The Internet and electrical grid are down. Paper money is useless. You don't even know for sure what caused it -- maybe WWIII;
maybe a CME? All communications went down before you could get any answers. Many people are dead, and many survivors have fled to rural areas in
search of clean water, food, and shelter.
You're traveling on foot with only what you can carry on your back, when you come across a gated, fenced community protected by armed civilian guards.
The tantalizing sound of running water and the aroma of food cooking waft from within the walls.
The gatekeeper says, "We're a small, self-governed, self-sustained community, and we must be selective about accepting new members. You can stay here
if you can contribute to our community in some meaningful way. Tell me one to three useful abilities, skills, or attributes that you can offer us."
What is your answer?
(I thought the answers might be interesting, given the diversity of the individuals here on
Remember, as you answer, that survival skills like DaddyBare's are at a high premium, but many less-obvious skills such as midwiving,
chemistry, building, or sewing could also get you through the gate.)
edit on 10/7.2011 by graceunderpressure because: Wrong
edit on 10/7.2011 by graceunderpressure because: (no reason given)