Comments for The Prepper Journal http://www.theprepperjournal.com Prepping, Survival and Common Sense Sat, 13 Jun 2015 18:52:21 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Comment on Top 10 Survival Skills for after the SHTF by Seven Survival Skills Every Prepper Should Know | EmergencyPrepWorldhttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2013/11/19/top-10-survival-skills-shtf/comment-page-1/#comment-25155 Sat, 13 Jun 2015 18:52:21 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=5161#comment-25155 […] and other plants, but you have to know how to identify the safest plants for human consumption. Foraging can help you acquire additional food sources if it’s raining and the deer hide. You might not […]

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Comment on Are You Prepared Enough? by Bolofiahttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2015/06/11/are-you-prepared-enough/comment-page-1/#comment-25154 Sat, 13 Jun 2015 16:57:00 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=14614#comment-25154 My guess is that anyone reading TPJ always has a list (mental or otherwise) of things that they know they need to acquire, supplement, maintain or repair, inventory, learn, practice or simply do. If you think about it, the time to worry is when the list gets too short. You are absolutely correct, Pat: Prepping is a journey, not a destination.

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Comment on Are You Prepared Enough? by NRPhttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2015/06/11/are-you-prepared-enough/comment-page-1/#comment-25152 Sat, 13 Jun 2015 14:11:00 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=14614#comment-25152 I personally like “short” answer to “Are You Prepared Enough?”
No, and no one ever can be.

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Comment on Top 10 Survival Skills for after the SHTF by Seven Survival Skills Every Prepper Should Know -http://www.theprepperjournal.com/2013/11/19/top-10-survival-skills-shtf/comment-page-1/#comment-25151 Sat, 13 Jun 2015 12:37:17 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=5161#comment-25151 […] and other plants, but you have to know how to identify the safest plants for human consumption. Foraging can help you acquire additional food sources if it’s raining and the deer hide. You might not […]

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Comment on Top 10 Survival Skills for after the SHTF by Seven Survival Skills Every Prepper Should Know | RIOT GEARhttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2013/11/19/top-10-survival-skills-shtf/comment-page-1/#comment-25150 Sat, 13 Jun 2015 12:28:47 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=5161#comment-25150 […] and other plants, but you have to know how to identify the safest plants for human consumption. Foraging can help you acquire additional food sources if it’s raining and the deer hide. You might not […]

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Comment on Top 10 Survival Skills for after the SHTF by Seven Survival Skills Every Prepper Should Know | Prepper Pantryhttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2013/11/19/top-10-survival-skills-shtf/comment-page-1/#comment-25149 Sat, 13 Jun 2015 12:11:49 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=5161#comment-25149 […] and other plants, but you have to know how to identify the safest plants for human consumption. Foraging can help you acquire additional food sources if it’s raining and the deer hide. You might not […]

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Comment on Top 10 Survival Skills for after the SHTF by Seven Survival Skills Every Prepper Should Know | Prepared for Anythinghttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2013/11/19/top-10-survival-skills-shtf/comment-page-1/#comment-25148 Sat, 13 Jun 2015 12:10:08 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=5161#comment-25148 […] and other plants, but you have to know how to identify the safest plants for human consumption. Foraging can help you acquire additional food sources if it’s raining and the deer hide. You might not […]

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Comment on Are You Prepared Enough? by Mike Lashewitzhttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2015/06/11/are-you-prepared-enough/comment-page-1/#comment-25145 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:21:00 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=14614#comment-25145 Well said Egbert! However there is one quandary. Having been in multiple wars and seen as well as heard horror stories, I fear that I may turn away a woman with a starving child who comes begging for food. Simply because I have heard the horror stories that some of these persons are subversives whose purpose is to find out who does have food. Then others come to kill and steal. I have witnessed this personally. Just as I have been kind when a fellow asked for gas money “because he ran out” and I helped push his vehicle over to the pump and with full intent to pay for a fill up, then as the meter clicked past the $8.00 mark it stopped. The tank was full!
The fellow had actually asked for $10.00 for gas. I at least saved $2.00 from theft from a greasy con-artist.

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Comment on Are You Prepared Enough? by EgbertThrockmorton1http://www.theprepperjournal.com/2015/06/11/are-you-prepared-enough/comment-page-1/#comment-25144 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 21:03:00 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=14614#comment-25144 I agree with Mike above. Are we ever “too prepared”? No. Can we EVER “sit back” and wait for the Schumer to hit? No. Are we as prepared as our personal circumstances can allow? Maybe, maybe not. Can we always improve? Yes, we can improve physically, spiritually, economically, we can be more kind, more WISE, more intuitive, more empathetic, more sincere, more gentle, more willing to stand for truth-no matter the personal cost, more honorable…the list is almost endless as to HOW we can improve ourselves, our families and our situations.

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Comment on Why Bother Stocking Up if You Aren’t Prepared to Defend It by Ideals are Peaceful, History is Violent | The Prepper Domehttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2014/04/26/bother-stocking-arent-prepared-defend/comment-page-1/#comment-25143 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:50:43 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=8978#comment-25143 […] I know this post may offend some of you and I won’t win over those who will say “I would rather die than live in a world like that”. There are some who simply disagree and that too is human nature. Some of you would rather die than try to defend your life and sadly, I think that is what will happen. But if that is your attitude, why are you prepping at all? […]

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Comment on And That’s Why I’m a Prepper by Ideals are Peaceful, History is Violent | The Prepper Domehttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2014/09/16/thats-why-im-a-prepper/comment-page-1/#comment-25142 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:50:24 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=11227#comment-25142 […] apparently was Ad-libbed by Brad Pitt struck me as a poignant reminder of two things. First, that I prepare for bad times because history has a way of repeating itself. I think it is foolish to expect the best forever and […]

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Comment on Prepping 101 – Home Security by Ideals are Peaceful, History is Violent | The Prepper Domehttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2013/04/24/prepping-101-home-security/comment-page-1/#comment-25141 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:50:08 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=1945#comment-25141 […] from the standpoint of your home deals with keeping you safe from people trying to get into your home. Security in a bug out scenario usually gets into threats from those who might try to harm you when […]

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Comment on Subscribe by How to Prevent, Identify and Treat Frostbite | The Prepper Domehttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/subscribe/comment-page-1/#comment-25140 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:39:36 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?page_id=426#comment-25140 […] to be republished. If you would like to be notified of new articles, contests and Prepper news, please sign up for our daily newsletter, follow us on Twitter, or Like Us on […]

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Comment on Prepping Myth: When SHTF You Will Bug Out To The Woods by How to Prevent, Identify and Treat Frostbite | The Prepper Domehttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2014/07/21/prepping-myth-shtf-will-bug-out-to-the-woods/comment-page-1/#comment-25139 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:39:21 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=10560#comment-25139 […] the way up Mount Everest to feel its effects. As we think of prepping, one aspect we prepare for is bugging out or being without shelter due to societal collapse, natural weather event or some other calamity […]

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Comment on Survival: How To Find Water by How to Prevent, Identify and Treat Frostbite | The Prepper Domehttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2014/03/29/survival-how-to-find-water/comment-page-1/#comment-25138 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:37:02 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=7237#comment-25138 […] – another reason to ensure you have plenty of water even when it’s cold outside and you don’t think you are losing any from […]

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Comment on Sharing your Prepping Knowledge with Your Family by How to Prevent, Identify and Treat Frostbite | The Prepper Domehttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2013/10/30/sharing-your-prepping-knowledge/comment-page-1/#comment-25137 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:36:40 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=4945#comment-25137 […] about getting nipped too hard by our cold natured friend. The colder weather makes me think of issues that I have to watch out for and one of them is frostbite. Frostbite can affect anyone and you don’t have to hike all the […]

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Comment on Are You Prepared Enough? by Mike Lashewitzhttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2015/06/11/are-you-prepared-enough/comment-page-1/#comment-25136 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:55:00 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=14614#comment-25136 There is no such thing as too prepared. That is like saying one can have too much ammo. When scarcity hits where do you want to be. With “too much” and able to barter or with too little and screwed?
Of course the local governments will seek out preppers and take their food and munitions while taking credit for feeding the masses for a couple days while also skimming off the top for their own families. THAT is a matter of history, something they have always done. (How many times has that theme been in movies?)
You have to realize that in a TEOTWAWKI situation there is no legal form of government because if there had been, TEOTWAWKI would not have happened to begin with. Isn’t that part of a governments responsibility to begin with. BE PREPARED? Even the Boy Scouts get that.
Instead preppers will be called hoarders and stingy while being vilified and considered evil because they had forethought and instead of wasting their savings on stupid temporary enjoyment through television, drink, and video gaming, all the “instant gratification” crap they realized something is NOT RIGHT in the world of government and prepared for the inevitable failure.
However when religion stores 7 years of wheat they are considered honorable and God fearing. It does not matter that I have 3 families depending on me now does it. . . .
How much could you have prepped if you had not been smoking or drinking for the last 30 years? Who made wealth off of that?

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Comment on How to use Sandbags To Stop Water or Bullets by How to Create a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment - Apartment PrepperApartment Prepperhttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2013/04/06/how-to-use-sandbags-to-stop-water-or-bullets/comment-page-1/#comment-25134 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:01:27 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=1677#comment-25134 […] the exterior of the room and interior drywall can provide substantial protection at a lower price. The Prepper Journal has an interesting article on using sandbags to stop bullets. The ideas could potentially be adapted to the interior of your home.  For […]

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Comment on Simple Sabotage as a Tool for Dire Circumstances by S. Cullenhttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2015/06/08/simple-sabotage-as-a-tool-for-dire-circumstances/comment-page-1/#comment-25131 Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:36:00 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=14593#comment-25131 I was more or less saying once the SHTF situation should occur, people will be less likely or able to act together collectively either by a variety of social chaos occurring or not being able to move around much beyond their own safe haven.

My guess is people will more than likely be forced to hunker down in their own “safe havens” and not be able to move about in order to protect themselves and property or for fear of being set upon by roving gangs.

Therefore “targets” will be hard to access to Sabotage unless close by.
Also it depends on who the “enemy is as well” and what access they have to move around and the areas that these threats are trying to occupy.
It could even possibly happen that there could be various social groups fight the authorities who are fighting radicals who are trying to fight anyone and everyone….
In other words it’s going to be a fair the well of a free for all out there on the streets among a variety of entities….
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Comment on Simple Sabotage as a Tool for Dire Circumstances by Herman Nelsonhttp://www.theprepperjournal.com/2015/06/08/simple-sabotage-as-a-tool-for-dire-circumstances/comment-page-1/#comment-25130 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 23:42:00 +0000 http://www.theprepperjournal.com/?p=14593#comment-25130 U.S. Army Special Forces on unconventional warfare (2008)
https://fas.org/irp/doddir/army/fm3-05-130.pdf

Guerrilla Warfare and Special Forces Operations. (1961)
https://alamancerangers.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/1961-us-army-vietnam-war-guerilla-warfare-special-forces-operations-264p.pdf

Special Forces Sniper Training and Employment. (2003)

https://ia800300.us.archive.org/17/items/milmanual-fm-3-05.222-special-forces-sniper-training–employment/fm_3-05.222_special_forces_sniper_training__employment.pdf

All sorts of FMs for your reading pleasure…

https://archive.org/details/military-manuals

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