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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by JojoZS » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:01 pm

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Last time you walked (or biked) somewhere you could drive?

1 1/2 yrs ago after Hurricane Ike when I was saving my fuel.

When was the last time you went through your bug out clothes and checked them for size (maybe you gained weight?) replaced or washed them?
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by olbaid_dratsab » Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:58 pm

Switched out go-to mags, be it CCW/EDC or SHTF. completly unloaded all AR mags and AK74 mags to give them all a rest. (74's been loaded for almost 2 years non stop...oops)
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by shrimpwd » Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:31 pm

JojoZS wrote:
BullOnParade wrote: When was the last time you went through your bug out clothes and checked them for size (maybe you gained weight?) replaced or washed them?
Less than a month ago. I ran out of clean pants so I borrowed them, washed them, and put them back in.

When was the last time you cleaned out the bathroom drawers?

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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by Checkers » Sat Feb 06, 2010 7:20 pm

Replaced your woodstove gasket?
Or bought spares and glue?
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by Brendan Sullivan » Sat Feb 06, 2010 7:26 pm

shrimpwd wrote:When was the last time you cleaned out the bathroom drawers?
About five months ago, went through and threw a bunch of shit away and took a look at the FAK. It's still seriously lacking, but I'm just a boarder in this house and not the homeowner, so short of buying the stuff myself...
Checkers wrote:Replaced your woodstove gasket?
Or bought spares and glue?
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You didn't reply to the one above, so don't know if this counts, but haven't had a woodstove in about ten years, and can't remember ever giving that one a PMCS. Good idea to check if you do have one, and clean yer chimbley.

When was the last time you did some dry-fire practise with your sidearm?

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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by smallthunder » Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:36 pm

I don't dry-fire but I go to the range all the time to practice.

When was the last time you got :lol: at for talking with someone about ZS :?:

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Post by jackie treehorn » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:43 pm

wrote your congressman?

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Post by HHaase » Mon Feb 08, 2010 1:30 am

smallthunder wrote:I don't dry-fire but I go to the range all the time to practice.

When was the last time you got :lol: at for talking with someone about ZS :?:
It's a pretty regular occurance. I think last time was about a week ago when I told my wife I want to try a bread recipe I found on here.

When's the last time you checked your tire pressure/tread depth?

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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by Krustofski » Mon Feb 08, 2010 12:58 pm

HHaase wrote:When's the last time you checked your tire pressure/tread depth?
Yesterday on the fiancé's VW. On the Volvo... uh... two months? Maybe more.

... had your blood pressure taken?
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by BullOnParade » Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:24 pm

Every time I donate blood. So no more than every 56 days. When was the last time you awknowledged you learnt something new?
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by Artiz » Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:51 am

When is the last time you did as many push-ups as your body can allow you to do?
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by ZombieGranny » Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:04 am

New fellas; you're supposed to answer one, and then ask one.

'S'all right, I can answer the last 2 in one go...
When was the last time you acknowledged you learnt something new?
When is the last time you did as many push-ups as your body can allow you to do?

2 weeks ago - My arm/shoulder is almost healed.
I learned I'm not going to do that again.
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by Oneswunk » Fri Feb 12, 2010 3:57 pm

Yup, spoiling Ms Swunk with a lovely dinner and new tires for her car. :mrgreen: Hay its what she asked for.

Whens the last time you help a child learn something important.
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by shrimpwd » Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:06 pm

Oneswunk wrote:When's the last time you help a child learn something important.
Yesterday. I teach my siblings math each day, but today we took a 'snow day'.

When is the last time you watched the snow fall outside and felt secure in your preps?

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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by JojoZS » Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:11 pm

shrimpwd wrote:
When is the last time you watched the snow fall outside and felt secure in your preps?

A year ago 2008 November---We got a light dusting :wink: I was pretty confident I would survive!

When was the last time you checked your cold & flu preps?
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by Artiz » Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:13 pm

shrimpwd wrote: When is the last time you watched the snow fall outside and felt secure in your preps?
A week ago, but all the snow is falling on Washington, we're two meters short this season. :mrgreen:
2 weeks ago - My arm/shoulder is almost healed.
I learned I'm not going to do that again.
Sheesh... how were you doing them? Or maybe you're not used to it. :o
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by ZombieGranny » Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:32 pm

Is that my question?
Haven't done them in about 25 years... got carried away. I was fine until I came home and lunged to keep the grandson's head from violently contacting the floor. Rip!
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When's the last time you could hit what you were aiming at, with a rock?
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by Artiz » Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:37 pm

ZombieGranny wrote:Is that my question?
Haven't done them in about 25 years... got carried away. I was fine until I came home and lunged to keep the grandson's head from violently contacting the floor. Rip!
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When's the last time you could hit what you were aiming at, with a rock?
Always, I always hit what I'm aiming at, with anything. I'm surprising myself sometimes. :lol:
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by Krustofski » Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:47 pm

That's a pretty good question. Quite frankly, my eye-hand coordination sucks, never won a game of Darts in my life. So I'll have to say: probably back when I was a child.

When was the last time you checked your finances and balanced the budget?
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by smallthunder » Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:32 am

Everyday.

When was the last time you looked up something new about an animal you may be confronted with in the wild? :shock:

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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by SixStringRazor » Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:43 am

Checked your carbon monoxide detector

Changed the strings on your guitar

Called your mom/dad/grandma/grandpa

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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by BullOnParade » Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:27 am

SixStringRazor wrote:Checked your carbon monoxide detector

Changed the strings on your guitar

Called your mom/dad/grandma/grandpa
Way to make me feel bad ... the only one of those three I've done is called my parents. My step-dad has asked me to make him some tool for work, so I was calling to make sure my shop had the right material he would need. But I have not checked the carbon monoxide detector in ages, and my guitars do not get played enough. Anyone want to purchase a Paul Stanley Silvertone? I'll throw in a free pair of new strings :P.

eta: When was the last time you tried a new skill?
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by Oneswunk » Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:33 pm

Lately I've tried to be more tolerant of stupid people, that's a skill right. :mrgreen:

When's the last time you tested your 4 wheel drive driving skilz? I've bin doing it a lot lately,with all our local snow.
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Re: When is the last time you.....

Post by roOism » Wed Feb 17, 2010 12:58 am

Today, did a little off-road in the explorer on the way to hike today, nothing fancy. I do miss driving in deep snow :(

Last time you went on a day hike?
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