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For those who dont know a can of crisco will burn like a candle and last for weeks. All you have to do is put like 1 to 3 wicks in depending on the size of the can.
The orignal question could be taken simply, "the power goes out" as in for a few hours or a day. Most people don't do much or they do a few things, depending on the time of day, the climate, if at work or at home etc. I'm sure that most people don't grab their guns and eat all the ice cream in the freezer every time the power goes out. Probably the most important thing to do if the power goes out is to determine WHY the power went out.
The correct answer is: ...... Navy Beans
THE POWER GOES OUT - What steps should you take right away?
Originally posted by knowledgedesired
FIRST THING WOULD BE NOT TO PANIC!!!!
I would haul butt to the nearest grocery store and stock up even more than I already am and get ready for the show down to begin. I have plenty of stuff but at that moment that would be one of the many signs for me that things were about to get crappy.
To all of those greedy people out there.....
The additonal supplies I would be aquiring at last minute would be also to help out my fellow man so we have enough food and water to prepare for the future.
I would also instantly arm my entire family with a fire arm for protection from the turd burglers that are going to freak out.