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by absinthe beginner
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: 200 million in path of major winter storm sweeping across US
Replies: 1
Views: 36

200 million in path of major winter storm sweeping across US

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-02-19/more-200-million-path-major-winter-storm-sweeping-northward-across-us A monster storm that started Sunday in California will quickly transverse across the country over the next 72 hours, spreading snow, rain, ice and a wintery mix to more than 200 million Am...
by absinthe beginner
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: What are YOU currently lusting after? (firearms related)
Replies: 1236
Views: 97683

Re: What are YOU currently lusting after? (firearms related)

Am waiting for the first high-end AK-74 (Rifle Dynamics?) with a milled receiver.

http://sharpsbros.com/mb74-5-45-x-39mm/
by absinthe beginner
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Polar Vortex Dangers
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Polar Vortex Dangers

Hell has officially frozen over. https://nypost.com/2019/01/30/hell-has-officially-frozen-over/ Hell has quite literally frozen over in Michigan. A small community in the Midwestern state with the devilish name of Hell felt temperatures drop to 9 below zero on Wednesday with wind chills as low as 40...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Polar Vortex Dangers
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Polar Vortex Dangers

I grew up in MN. One time during a blizzard my sister's boyfriend showed up at our house half-frozen, wearing a jean jacket instead of a proper winter coat. His pickup had broken down and the dipshit walked more than a mile to our house, nearly freezing in the process. He should've known better, bei...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Polar Vortex Dangers
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Re: Polar Vortex Dangers

‘It Is Getting Cold, Fast’: Thousands In Twin Cities Lost Power In Dangerous Cold https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2019/01/29/xcel-thousands-in-twin-cities-without-power-during-dangerous-cold-snap/ MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Thousands of Minnesotans endured the coldest night in a generation without power. ...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Polar Vortex Dangers
Replies: 21
Views: 515

Polar Vortex Dangers

With a deep freeze engulfing much of the northern United States, this seemed liked a timely topic. https://www.businessinsider.com/polar-vortex-dangers-why-it-happens-2019-1 For the first time since 2014, the polar vortex is descending on North America. In parts of the Midwest and New England, about...
by absinthe beginner
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: the best ever hiking/trekking shoes..' pict. and description
Replies: 29
Views: 3715

Re: the best ever hiking/trekking shoes..' pict. and description

This looks more like "product placement" than a thread meant to educate or enlighten. :vmad:
by absinthe beginner
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Hobo stoves for scout fires.
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: Hobo stoves for scout fires.

WW, you have my blessing to marry either one of my daughters. I may even give you a dowry.
by absinthe beginner
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello Everyone
Replies: 5
Views: 432

Re: Hello Everyone

Welcome, Lissa. Pull up a chair. Stay awhile. And maybe share a few words about what brings you here.
by absinthe beginner
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Other Weapons
Topic: Most Effective School of Martial Arts
Replies: 15
Views: 1132

Re: Most Effective School of Martial Arts

Flybynight said: That ain't nothing. I've spent the last thirty years practicing and mastering the art of high pitched shrieking. I bet you trained under this Japanese master: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_75eE3DV0s When faced with extreme physical danger, my piercing girlish squeal, followed b...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Iranian forces fire Missile at Israeli-Occupied Golan Heights
Replies: 6
Views: 488

Re: Iranian forces firing missiles at Israel?

Israeli army says it hit Iranian targets in Syria https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/01/syrian-air-defences-shoot-hostile-targets-state-media-190120234214009.html Unusual Israeli confirmation of military action comes as Syria says most missiles were shot down by its air defences. The Israeli milit...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Iranian forces fire Missile at Israeli-Occupied Golan Heights
Replies: 6
Views: 488

Re: Iranian forces firing missiles at Israel?

In rare move, Israel confirms attacking Iran forces in Syria https://www.apnews.com/ca4e04a7e1134cf7917608d39054be64 JERUSALEM (AP) — In an extraordinary statement, the Israeli military confirmed early Monday that it attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after carrying out a rare daylig...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Iranian forces fire Missile at Israeli-Occupied Golan Heights
Replies: 6
Views: 488

Re: Iranian forces firing missiles at Israel?

More on the Israeli intercept of an Iranian missile over the Golan Heights. https://www.businessinsider.com/video-israel-iron-dome-intercept-rocket-golan-heights-ski-resort-syria-iran-2019-1 The Israel Defense Forces shared a video showing the moment that its Iron Dome defense system intercepted a m...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Iranian forces fire Missile at Israeli-Occupied Golan Heights
Replies: 6
Views: 488

Iranian forces fire Missile at Israeli-Occupied Golan Heights

According to Debka-File (not always the most reliable of sources), Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces in Syria fired a Fateh-110 short-range ballistic missile at the Golan Heights in Israel. Israel naturally retaliated with airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria, and Syrian air defense forces. ...
by absinthe beginner
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: The Dead at Destitute Mountain
Replies: 2230
Views: 250076

Re: The Dead at Destitute Mountain

Binge-read all three updates; now floating on a moarpheous cloud having gotten such a potent fix. And the moar junkies cried out MOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAARRRRRRR!!!!
by absinthe beginner
Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: The Dead at Destitute Mountain
Replies: 2230
Views: 250076

Re: The Dead at Destitute Mountain

91Eunozs said: Oh sweet lawd baby jeebus!
Testify! Can I get a "Hallelujah!" in the house?!

Off to the DMV but good to know I'll have this long awaited update waiting when I get back - my thrill for the day. Thanks, TB!!!!
by absinthe beginner
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Other Gear
Topic: CountyComm Maratac AAA Copper flashlight review.
Replies: 11
Views: 5691

Re: CountyComm Maratac AAA Copper flashlight review.

Any suggestions on a good lanyard to use with it?
by absinthe beginner
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Brits told to stockpile food in case of hard BREXIT
Replies: 12
Views: 1512

Re: Brits told to stockpile food in case of hard BREXIT

Probably not a bad thing that anxiety over the uncertainties of BREXIT are causing some Brits to prudently set aside some provisions just in case.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01- ... d-medicine
by absinthe beginner
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Books
Topic: Crafting with Cat Hair
Replies: 14
Views: 400

Re: Crafting with Cat Hair

I think Pinky, Pet of the Week at his animal shelter, would make an ideal candidate for this craft.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COkumQuCibU
by absinthe beginner
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Bug Out Gear Deals (Post 'em when you find 'em) I
Replies: 6446
Views: 919587

Re: Bug Out Gear Deals (Post 'em when you find 'em) I

Moab wrote: I'm sure it's a misspelling. They are too scratched up and worn to be knockoffs. This is my local surplus store. I'd say they are legit. I mean I'm sure it's Sweden's version of one. Good to know. Sweden sent a bunch of milsurp Trangia stoves & kit to Lithuania after the latter became i...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War
Replies: 393
Views: 15418

Re: The Coming Civil War

"When Money Dies" by Adam Fergusson is another must-read, that uses the historical example of the Weimar Republic's hyperinflation to show what happens when the purchasing power of currencies collapse. Central banks have printed more than $16 trillion in "stimulus" since 2009; any attempts to print ...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Bug Out Gear Deals (Post 'em when you find 'em) I
Replies: 6446
Views: 919587

Re: Bug Out Gear Deals (Post 'em when you find 'em) I

"Trancia"? Looks like a low-quality knock-off of Trangia.

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