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This topic contains 6 replies, has 7 voices, and was last updated by  Selco 3 weeks, 5 days ago.

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  • #8087

    James Mitchner
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    If anyone is going to post a link, especially to a news item, how about making a comment regarding your position to the subject of the link.  I read numerous news sites.  Likely I have already read the article linked.  Its a waste of time just throwing up a link without comment!

  • #8091

    Daisy
    Keymaster

    Sounds like a good idea. It’s more interesting for discussions, too 🙂

  • #8216

    woodsrunner
    Participant

    I’ll second that.

  • #21796

    John Sloan
    Participant

    Hello Daisy/Selco

    I recently posted (actually overposted as I get verbose alot … alot. Sorry. Trying to holdback.) on an OP article regarding use of force. There was a comment made about going to a crowded area, and presenting arms, so there would be witnesses if the situation went downhill.

    I wondered if someone, not the commentator of the above, would fire from a crowd for cover using people as shields or prevent being shot at. Taking hostages is a step away.

    My suggestion for an article: What types of people to avoid in the SHTF.

    People who appear to be friends or allies but will turn on a dime against you or leave you holding the bag when a situation arises. People who talk bravado but are weak inside. What would the character traits to watch out for?

    Thank you

  • #21801

    Tolik
    Participant

    SHTF , good rule of thumb . Trust no one , suspect everyone . Just understand , as in everyday life , there are no guarantees , there will always be somebody that is smarter , faster , etc. , etc . , than you are . Sort of like the life of a gunslinger in the old west , its not a question of if , its a question of when .

  • #21804

    Crow Bar
    Keymaster

    @john Sloan,

    Interesting premise.
    Have to mull on that one a bit.

  • #21827

    Selco
    Keymaster

    @john Sloan

    Thanks John, that kind of article could be written, but in the essence Tolik put it very nicely what is (and how is) all about.

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