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Re: Needful Things

Postby oldasrocks » Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:23 pm

Condoms.
Prozac
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Re: Needful Things

Postby daaswampman » Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:55 pm

John Galt 1 wrote:
daaswampman wrote:Start with all the disposables you use daily. Include all hygiene and health products you have ever needed!

Having assisted in the aftermath of several big name storms, two of the most appreciated items were baby wipes and socks! Add anything that will help you stay clean, dry, and somewhat comfortable.

Some one described war as "Months of boredom punctuated by moments of terror." Much the same can be said for survival or recovery. Swamp


DISQUALIFIED! More than 20 words. Simple needful easily overlooked items only. (reply is 12 words)


It is an open forum and you are neither the owner or a moderator! Everyone has the right to post whatever they feel is appropriate as long as it follows forum guidelines.

Disqualified from what? Swamp
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Re: Needful Things

Postby IceFire » Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:30 pm

Rubbing alcohol
Epsom salts
q-tips
measuring tape
syringe and needles
butcher paper
freezer paper and tape
whetstones
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Re: Needful Things

Postby Mollypup » Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:56 am

daaswampman wrote:Start with all the disposables you use daily. Include all hygiene and health products you have ever needed!

Having assisted in the aftermath of several big name storms, two of the most appreciated items were baby wipes and socks! Add anything that will help you stay clean, dry, and somewhat comfortable.

Some one described war as "Months of boredom punctuated by moments of terror." Much the same can be said for survival or recovery. Swamp



Swamp reminded me with the "months of boredom"

playing cards
checkers
dominos
board games
coloring books/crayons
puzzles all sorts
books

Also:
sleep aides
energy aides
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Re: Needful Things

Postby rickdun » Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:57 am

oldasrocks wrote:
Condoms.
Prozac


OAR, you may want to dump the Prozac and get VIAGRA instead. :rofl:

Nails
Drywall screws
2 X 4's
Plywood
caulking
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Re: Needful Things

Postby oldasrocks » Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:07 am

rickdun wrote:
oldasrocks wrote:
Condoms.
Prozac


OAR, you may want to dump the Prozac and get VIAGRA instead. :rofl:


Nope, condoms are for gun muzzle covers and Prozac for being able to live with my wife.

I haven't seen anything listed that I don't have so far.
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Re: Needful Things

Postby LetsPrep11 » Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:07 am

Chocolate--Candy--Cookies! (Need them to live with my husband!!)
Propane & Butane
Dog Treats! (to keep the dog happy)

Went over by '5'! :D
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Re: Needful Things

Postby Matte » Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:08 am

3-in-1 post OK? Less common stuff maybe, or stuff it's hard to have too many/much of (plus trade value).

(Un)Fasteners:
hose clamps
cable ties
glues
JB-Weld
hacksaw blades
propane torch
O-rings
Goop
soldering iron
ratchet straps
moldable plastic
metal strapping

Med:
Betadine
DenTemp
BurnJel
miconazole/clotrimazole
permethrin
activated charcoal
doxycycline
metronidazole
meclizine
cough suppressants
albuterol
diazepam
gauze/tape
syringes (bulbs/plungers)

Misc Electricity/Electronics:
multimeters
scale
frs radios
CB radio
multivoltage adapter
motion detectors
sound amplifiers
charge controller
coax adapters
electrical connectors
Romex wire
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Re: Needful Things

Postby farmer_dude48 » Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:35 am

Tweezers
Fingernail Clippers
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Re: Needful Things

Postby angie_nrs » Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:01 am

a few off the top of my head:

hot water bottles - to pre-heat bed
tampons/pads
coffee & filters
percolator
paper plates
plastic utensils
lime - for soil & human waste
cast iron pan
knife sharpener
calendar
lifestraw
flashlight
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Re: Needful Things

Postby NJMike » Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:45 pm

Prioritizing factory made items you can't reproduce easily at home.

Duct Tape
Electrical Tape
Utility razors
Face razors
Epoxy
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Re: Needful Things

Postby arkieready » Sun Oct 29, 2017 2:52 pm

OAR, why not balloons instead. Cheaper, tougher, and no weird " coating" ( spermicide or lube).
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Re: Needful Things

Postby Cast Iron » Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:32 pm

Rope of various sizes.
5gal buckets.
Matches.
Beware of the guy with only one Cast Iron pan . . . he likely knows how to use it.
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Re: Needful Things

Postby JayJay » Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:26 pm

Diatomaceous earth
Ant killer
Same thing.... ;)
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Re: Needful Things

Postby oldasrocks » Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:55 pm

arkieready wrote:OAR, why not balloons instead. Cheaper, tougher, and no weird " coating" ( spermicide or lube).


Ever tried stretching a balloon opening over a 12 gauge barrel or a mag?
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