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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Rich Survival Course



This article amused the heck out of me.

A high end resort is giving its pampered guests a taste of survival skills. While they actually cover some useful skills all they are doing is introducing people to them. It takes practice to make those sills your own. I don't see that happening. I'm betting on those people who use survival skills on a regular basis in their day to day life.

It did remind me a bit of the hysteria surrounding Y2K. A well off computer consultant from the DC area bought a camp next to me.

One evening a few friends were over. We had a campfire going and had maybe a few too many drinks. They put me in a mischievous mood. The new neighbor picked that time to come over to ask me where the property boundaries were. Bad timing as I was listening to the little imp on my shoulder at the time.

While we were taking he mentioned that he was worried about the collapse of technological civilization. He bought the camp as a bug out location. I told him that was great as in a disaster situation neighbors can provide important proteins to one's diet. He kinda avoided me after that.

Sure enough, on Y2K he was at the camp, but sold it right after.

-Sixbears

14 comments:

  1. LOL!
    So, you do have a bit of an ornery streak after all......

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    1. A big wide one, but I try to keep it in check.

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  2. He was probably too skinny anyway......

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  3. He must notta been TOO drunk! lol

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  4. And I'm sure you meant to share your foodstuffs and canned goods, right? (grin) He's not the kind you want in your tribe, anyway.

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    1. Not good tribe material. No sense of humor.

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  5. Loved it!!! Sounds like something I would do.

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    1. Gotta have a sense of humor, right?

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  6. I'd say you got him worried a bit. Keeps them on their toes, right?

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  7. Haha I would have laughed and agreed with you!

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  8. Hey, now! I spent a fortune getting ready for Y2K and nothing happened. I was a disciple of Gary North and it was all a frost. All dressed up and no place to go. I'm still disgruntled.

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  9. Some of the elites are starting to worry about the plebes alright.

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