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I can tell you why so many people despise "preppers"

 
Iamtheone

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That leaves a million trained people to cover the 70 million sq miles in the US. Thats one million sq miles EACH would have to cover.
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You're just a little off on your math there, sparkles. I hope for your sake that you're better at shootin' than you are at cypherin'...
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Wow! You caught a typo and that brings the rest of the argument down in flames huh? Either way, do the math yourself and you see its just impossible to have gangs of military lynchers.

Please derive some other relevent argument or get out of the way and let the intelligent people talk k?
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Guess you never learned about S.N. techniques?
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Of course I have, but Bob the Banker hasnt and might I remind you, only very few people know anything about S.N. techniques, not to mention that trying to teach people with limited weaponry how to accomplish such things properly is IMPOSSIBLE.

Since your reply has the inkling of knowledge, lemme ask you this:

When being trained on a .50 cal. on SEAR Island and then sent into combat 12 seperate times, do you honestly think ANY civvy anywhere would last 10 seconds in a search and kill scenario lol?

You DO realize that in the last two weeks of sniper training, we are thrown into the wilderness and hunted? Do you realize we as a sniper have to be able to SNEAK to within 50 yards of a tank occupied by our commanding officer, and shoot three seperate targets next to the tank all while not being spotted by anyone?

Theres been more than a couple times that Afghan civvies walked within 10 yards of me and my spotter not noticing a thing. You can take any trained sniper, drop them in a wooded and grassy area of an acre and all youd have at the end of the day is a sore shoulder from the recoil and a bloody ass woods.

Doesnt mean im Rambo...it just means that you fat lazy fucks who think you have prepped, havent really done anything if you dont know how to overcome assholes like me. Its just truth.

I remember back in 04' watching 2 of my buddies get blown up by a little boy on the road. We would sometimes throw candy to the kids or perhaps a toy or something. This particular day was no different. It was like a parade....us in 5 humvees and an APC with kids running along side begging for candy.

One little boy was sitting on the opposite side of the street crying and all alone. He was bleeding from his face like he had been beaten and some of us felt bad for him.

As I was the .50 cal gunner on the last Humvee, I was facing towards the back to protect our rear as we stopped. Two fellow servicemen, one a doctor, the other just infantry walked up to the kid. The doc started cleaning the kids face and getting together gauze an crap for him. The other guy was just handing this kid a Hersheys candy bar and offering some sort of encouragement.

Just when it seemed that humanity would triumph in this little area, the kid screams that allouha ahkbar bullshit and blows himself up...taking the docs left arm and head clean off and turning the infantryman into a pile of red soup.

Why do I even mention that? Because it goes a long way to proving that most Preppers have ZERO idea the things used in war. Yeah...any 3 yr old looks outta place in a shtf scenario gets one between the eyes immediately because all is fair in love and war.

Perhaps I would save such a child, but for only one reason:

To use them against you as theyre used against our forces. Smh....none of you here have what it takes to survive an all out war scenario. Best you can do is hide and hope assholes like me live far far away.

Im done on this subject. You go ahead and buy your canned veggies and buck shot and tell yourself you'll be just fine. Just remember...that neighbor you are helping might just be me and that kid begging for food on your porch may just have a bomb on them as well, who knows.

My advice, dont help any neighbors at all. As humans, we will always look out for ourselves before anyone else besides perhaps family. Its all you gullible idiots that will die off first because you just dont understand WAR.

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Re: I can tell you why so many people despise "preppers"
Because so-called "preppers" despise everyone else and look forward to the day they can get away with a shootout over a can of beans. The attitude of the preppers is what gets them disliked: they are psychos in the making, many who look forward to the time they can get away with being a serial killer. They look down upon others as scum to kill when the time is right, instead of looking at the world with compassion. They care for no one. And they tend to keep repeating the mantra, "It's happening soon," all with a wry smile on their face, showing how much they look forward to the destruction of the world, and if people say "no it isn't," they act so stuck up about being "awake" that no one can get through to them.

They are as low as they come.
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This thread is full of fail. 1* bro
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It describes many of them, people always comment that a real prepper wouldn't put themselves out there like that. Maybe that's why, so that people will find them, and they can use all that ammo they've been hoarding.

However, people aren't all prepping for the same thing. I am a prepper of sorts, only I'm not prepping for "zombies" or even to defend myself. I'm "prepping" to make my life easier. I do think we need to be ready for economic collapse, if it doesn't happen, then your already more independant from the system. Prep by learning to survive primarily on your own.
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Because so-called "preppers" despise everyone else and look forward to the day they can get away with a shootout over a can of beans. The attitude of the preppers is what gets them disliked: they are psychos in the making, many who look forward to the time they can get away with being a serial killer. They look down upon others as scum to kill when the time is right, instead of looking at the world with compassion. They care for no one. And they tend to keep repeating the mantra, "It's happening soon," all with a wry smile on their face, showing how much they look forward to the destruction of the world, and if people say "no it isn't," they act so stuck up about being "awake" that no one can get through to them.

They are as low as they come.
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They look forward to shit falling on those certain people who bring the doom on all. People like you who will turn into cannibals.
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This thread is full of fail. 1* bro
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It describes many of them, people always comment that a real prepper wouldn't put themselves out there like that. Maybe that's why, so that people will find them, and they can use all that ammo they've been hoarding.

However, people aren't all prepping for the same thing. I am a prepper of sorts, only I'm not prepping for "zombies" or even to defend myself. I'm "prepping" to make my life easier. I do think we need to be ready for economic collapse, if it doesn't happen, then your already more independant from the system. Prep by learning to survive primarily on your own.
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Exactly, it describes many. Some think "it's not me, so no true prepper would be like that." The problem is that leaves us a "no true Scotsman fallacy." Not all preppers are the same, to be sure. I didn't say they were. What I said is the reason why people dislike them -- it is how they are perceived by others. And as you say, there are many things and reasons why people prep, but in general, people see the macho-survivalist mentality as what it is all about. Again, why people don't like them -- because they feel the preppers don't like them and wish them ill. Again, not all do, but that is the perception due to a very vocal (and ignorant) group.
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Re: I can tell you why so many people despise "preppers"
Because so-called "preppers" despise everyone else and look forward to the day they can get away with a shootout over a can of beans. The attitude of the preppers is what gets them disliked: they are psychos in the making, many who look forward to the time they can get away with being a serial killer. They look down upon others as scum to kill when the time is right, instead of looking at the world with compassion. They care for no one. And they tend to keep repeating the mantra, "It's happening soon," all with a wry smile on their face, showing how much they look forward to the destruction of the world, and if people say "no it isn't," they act so stuck up about being "awake" that no one can get through to them.

They are as low as they come.
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They look forward to shit falling on those certain people who bring the doom on all. People like you who will turn into cannibals.
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Ah, yes. This again is how preppers think. Everyone will lose all sense of morality and so people who don't prep will all be cannibals. That says more of the psychology of the prepper who says this than those who don't follow the preppers.
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looks like we just got concealed carry in Illinois, commies. How do you like them apples?
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looks like we just got concealed carry in Illinois, commies. How do you like them apples?
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That has what to do with anything?
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Ponder this...Is is better to live alone or is the quality of life improved with company?

Dont get me wrong, sometimes I am my own best company, but arguing with myself can get dull.

Remember the fella who had to amputate his own arm when he fell between some rocks while hiking? Ouch
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looks like we just got concealed carry in Illinois, commies. How do you like them apples?
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That has what to do with anything?
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It means he will be carrying that useless .38 Special until someone with a rifle decides to relieve him of it.
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Because so-called "preppers" despise everyone else and look forward to the day they can get away with a shootout over a can of beans. The attitude of the preppers is what gets them disliked: they are psychos in the making, many who look forward to the time they can get away with being a serial killer. They look down upon others as scum to kill when the time is right, instead of looking at the world with compassion. They care for no one. And they tend to keep repeating the mantra, "It's happening soon," all with a wry smile on their face, showing how much they look forward to the destruction of the world, and if people say "no it isn't," they act so stuck up about being "awake" that no one can get through to them.

They are as low as they come.
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Ban guns to "save the children" but killing them in the womb is totally cool......I see; it makes perfect sense now.
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If the non preppers become dehydrated and are dying of thirst,I will be a nice guy and allow them to drink the sweat off of my balls!
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Ponder this...Is is better to live alone or is the quality of life improved with company?

Dont get me wrong, sometimes I am my own best company, but arguing with myself can get dull.

Remember the fella who had to amputate his own arm when he fell between some rocks while hiking? Ouch
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Hmmm, I begrudgingly agree with that point. Alone does have drawbacks, but overall, considering all scenarios, its always easier to provide for one rather than two or more. I agree that a broken leg in the wilderness by a lone wolf would be detrimental to survival, but compared to the odds of trusting people thrown into a life or death situation with zero real training....I'll take my chances setting my own leg and hobbling.
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You're just a little off on your math there, sparkles. I hope for your sake that you're better at shootin' than you are at cypherin'...
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Wow! You caught a typo and that brings the rest of the argument down in flames huh? Either way, do the math yourself and you see its just impossible to have gangs of military lynchers.

Please derive some other relevent argument or get out of the way and let the intelligent people talk k?
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Guess you never learned about S.N. techniques?
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Of course I have, but Bob the Banker hasnt and might I remind you, only very few people know anything about S.N. techniques, not to mention that trying to teach people with limited weaponry how to accomplish such things properly is IMPOSSIBLE.

Since your reply has the inkling of knowledge, lemme ask you this:

When being trained on a .50 cal. on SEAR Island and then sent into combat 12 seperate times, do you honestly think ANY civvy anywhere would last 10 seconds in a search and kill scenario lol?

You DO realize that in the last two weeks of sniper training, we are thrown into the wilderness and hunted? Do you realize we as a sniper have to be able to SNEAK to within 50 yards of a tank occupied by our commanding officer, and shoot three seperate targets next to the tank all while not being spotted by anyone?

Theres been more than a couple times that Afghan civvies walked within 10 yards of me and my spotter not noticing a thing. You can take any trained sniper, drop them in a wooded and grassy area of an acre and all youd have at the end of the day is a sore shoulder from the recoil and a bloody ass woods.

Doesnt mean im Rambo...it just means that you fat lazy fucks who think you have prepped, havent really done anything if you dont know how to overcome assholes like me. Its just truth.

I remember back in 04' watching 2 of my buddies get blown up by a little boy on the road. We would sometimes throw candy to the kids or perhaps a toy or something. This particular day was no different. It was like a parade....us in 5 humvees and an APC with kids running along side begging for candy.

One little boy was sitting on the opposite side of the street crying and all alone. He was bleeding from his face like he had been beaten and some of us felt bad for him.

As I was the .50 cal gunner on the last Humvee, I was facing towards the back to protect our rear as we stopped. Two fellow servicemen, one a doctor, the other just infantry walked up to the kid. The doc started cleaning the kids face and getting together gauze an crap for him. The other guy was just handing this kid a Hersheys candy bar and offering some sort of encouragement.

Just when it seemed that humanity would triumph in this little area, the kid screams that allouha ahkbar bullshit and blows himself up...taking the docs left arm and head clean off and turning the infantryman into a pile of red soup.

Why do I even mention that? Because it goes a long way to proving that most Preppers have ZERO idea the things used in war. Yeah...any 3 yr old looks outta place in a shtf scenario gets one between the eyes immediately because all is fair in love and war.

Perhaps I would save such a child, but for only one reason:

To use them against you as theyre used against our forces. Smh....none of you here have what it takes to survive an all out war scenario. Best you can do is hide and hope assholes like me live far far away.

Im done on this subject. You go ahead and buy your canned veggies and buck shot and tell yourself you'll be just fine. Just remember...that neighbor you are helping might just be me and that kid begging for food on your porch may just have a bomb on them as well, who knows.

My advice, dont help any neighbors at all. As humans, we will always look out for ourselves before anyone else besides perhaps family. Its all you gullible idiots that will die off first because you just dont understand WAR.
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NAILED it.

They think a few tins of beans and an ar or shotty gonna get em through?

Maybe a small hole in the ground they call a bunker?

What a laugh.

Most of em are so fat they could not run a mile to save their own ass..and those that do would have no idea how to keep from leaving tracks...and most of em have no idea how to remain invisible.

Staying alive takes more than a rifle and some beans..

There will be times ya just gotta sit still..for days..without moving or making a sound...

other times ya have to KEEP moving..leaving no trace and making no sound..

Ya have to be invisible..you have to be "NOT THERE"..cause as soon as your ARE there..you are also DEAD.

fat lotta good ya tins o beans and AR or shotty gonna do ya when you are spotted.

Thats why guns are absolutley USELESS in a SHTF scenarion..they give your position away...

Be sneaky..be invisible..and use a BOW..and KNOW your own limitations.

Also..be willing to eat almost ANYTHING.

And KNOW what you can and cant eat..and also be willing to NOT eat for at least a week at a time if need be.

KNOW how and where to get water..how to conserve water loss..and NEVER EVER EVER EVER make a fire..THE dumbest thing you can do.

Learn to eat RAW.
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Ah yes, trust. That is the cruxt of the matter. Who do we trust? i trust the little babbling voice in my head even when I wish he would shut up sometimes.

even the postman had a mule. lol

Wild mustang stallions will buddy up "dog soldiers" so they got somebody to watch their backs.

Just gotta be the devil's advocate sometimes
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"preppers" are pompous assholes....i read a certain fourm,and their post are fucking infuriatingly ignorant....bring up "city folk" and you'll see how stupid most of them actually are
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There are many reasons.

1. Some people don't like to see others take control of their lives.

2. Some people don't want preppers to indicate to them, viscerally, that planning for the future is important; it makes denial much tougher.

3. Prepping is a direct challenge to normalcy bias.

4. Some don't like the fact that preppers are less dependent upon the government.

5. Some feel the only way to elevate their self image is to denigrate others.

6. Prepping is a redirection of resources away from self-centeredness (the newest I-device, the newest game system) to insurance.

7. Some people don't like the idea that others have insurance they themselves do not have.

8. It forces a re-evaluation of one's world-view, something that is difficult for many people.


Pick any of the above, or add your own.
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Because so-called "preppers" despise everyone else and look forward to the day they can get away with a shootout over a can of beans. The attitude of the preppers is what gets them disliked: they are psychos in the making, many who look forward to the time they can get away with being a serial killer. They look down upon others as scum to kill when the time is right, instead of looking at the world with compassion. They care for no one. And they tend to keep repeating the mantra, "It's happening soon," all with a wry smile on their face, showing how much they look forward to the destruction of the world, and if people say "no it isn't," they act so stuck up about being "awake" that no one can get through to them.

They are as low as they come.
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firstly as a prepper i can tell you..i have tried prepping ppl and want ppl to do what they can to help thmselves,for whats coming and believe it or not shit is coming...well its already here!! and if you cant see that you are lost.non preppers are like the grasshopper in that tale about the ant doing the work(prepping) then the grasshopper wants what the ant has worked for all the while the grasshopper was playing and laughing at the prepper.he who laughs last laughs longest.
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It might be good not to over-generalize.
I've been prepping for over a year but I own no
weapons aside from a BB gun and I'd never
aim it at a person.
Most preppers just want to survive to see
another day, at least that's how it is around here.
We prep for winter storms or the occasional power
outage.
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I agree with you about over-generalizing, but some preppers do that, too . . . I think the OP is right to a degree . . . I've read many, many comments made by preppers which reek of a smug arrogance, especially from those in rural areas who somehow believe they will be immune to anything and everything that could possibly happen. They have a very condescending pomposity toward "city folks", believing them to be stupid, unaware, etc.

Not everyone can be a "prepper" - but those who are labeled as such might consider just doing what they gotta do, and learn something about compassion and understanding and civility.
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Just remember, Rambo, there are plenty of trained soldiers that won't share your "kill a 3 year old and their family for an apple" mentality.

The lynching squad coming for you will have some of them in it... are you honestly saying you think you are the best of the best and there is literally no other person (or group of people in this case) in the world that could take you? I'm not trying to say you're weak or that you wouldn't be able to take down most sieges on your property, but you're delusional if you actually think you're as invincible as you sound like you think you are.
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A trained soldier with a properly sighted .50 cal can and will take out any number of targets if given enough time. Lets use your logic:

So theres other military types that dont share my views, that cool, but theres a severe difference between a grunt and someone trained in long kill shots. No serviceman anywhere...shit, no group of 50 serviceman complete with M-16's and full garb would even volunteer to hunt down a fellow serviceman who has been trained by the US in the use of a .50 cal.

Why? Because as Ive stated numerous times, it isnt worth their trouble. I will kill half of them before they even got into range with their pea shooters. Do you think that a group of people faced with starving and deplorable conditions would hunt down a trained killer of complete strangers as some show of greater good!?

Ya gotta quit it with the rose colored glasses man. Lemme ask you...say someone was doing exactly what I propose to neighbors of yours. The LEO's come to you and ask you if you'll volunteer to track this trained killer down. Would your response be to grab a gun and help? Not a chance in hell because self preservation will take over.

Im not Rambo in the generic sense, but when it comes to WAR, 99.99999999999% of you would piss in your pants spending just a week in Afghanistan. Partially due to movies and video games making death and war look like fun, partially due to the fact most American think they are tough when in fact, they most certainly are not.

You knkw nothing of war. You've never came across an open grave of civvies while driving point on a routine patrol. You've never been in a line of humvees which came under attack from all sides at once and had to make cognitive decisions regarding life and death decisions.

I could go on and on, but my point here is that very very few of you will be able to even think clearly when bullets are flying let alone be able to send some stupid lynching party against a person who has faced war and seen death.

Doesnt mean I think none of you will survive, but when pitted against someone like me...you wouldn't survive a second because theres no hesitation when training takes over.
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I tire of your bravado, kiddo. You win.

You're the baddest meanest best shootin'est Rambo of them all. Ever. Fifty Brazillion Trillion Million similarly trained soldiers could march on you in the dead of the night during a blizzard and you would single handedly pick off each and every one of them from 1000 yards out. You will never be matched by mere mortals and people who even question you should be put against the wall and shot.


See how stupid that sounds? That's how you are coming off to people.


Seriously, you are the kind of douchetastic prepper that the OP was talking about. We're done. I'd say 'see you on the other side', but I'm sure you'd take me out from 5000 yards just because you're that awesome. Keep keeping on you most awesomest, most ass-kickingest, greatest in the world motherfucker!!
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Lol...those who cannot attack the thought instead attack the thinker.

I didnt know we were even debating. Its you that sounds silly. Walk a mile for a second:

On one hand, you have a person trained to kill with a powerful weapon. Someone who has been in an actual firefight where actual people are actually trying to KILL them. Someone who has been traind on how to defend their position using all kinds of IED's and chemical based explosives.
On the other hand, you have an accountant. Trained in the use of tax law and calculators and zero training on using any weapon. Hes out of shape and hasnt prepped so much as a can of beans.

Tell me sir...which person do you think will survive? What do you think that accountant will do once his bladder releases at the sight of the holes Im making in his house with a .50 cal? Will he form a lynching party against the crazy fuck with his .50 cal or will he beg for his life and give me whatever I want? How about when i catch his rug rat outside and put that same barrel against their head? Will he be thinking about lynching me or will he shit his pants and give me what I want?

Jesus H man...now figure this out:

Give or take...we have about one million active service members right now out of a total of roughly 400 million civvies. In fact...most communities across the nation dont have a single person in the armed forces. That leaves a million trained people to cover the 70 million sq miles in the US. Thats one million sq miles EACH would have to cover. When put into simple numbers, your logic of lynching squads is poppycock at best.

Most trained soldiers are overseas anyway. If tshtf right this moment, there'd be very few of these servicemen to run around lynching. And ma/pa civvy just wouldn't have the testicular fortitude to put up any offense at the onset of a Earth shattering disaster.
We can disagree, but don't be so condescending because deep down, you yourself know you wouldn't be one of those civvies tryina kill a soldier with a gun that has 10x the range...thats just silly talk.
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Considering the cost and weight of .50 cal ammo, you won't be very mobile or you will not have a lot of ammo.

Unlike the Government's unlimited supply.
Without a spotter you will be at a disadvantage also.

Now when you go out to retrieve your spoils, your the target. So much for the Lone Wolf Thing.

Just because you and 15 buddies held off the enemy, doing that alone is another matter.

So you think you are bad? Good, overconfidence will get you killed or did you forget that training?
Never, never, underestimate your enemy.
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And btw....yes....when compared to civilians...I am the baddest ass of the baddest because civvies are good at just a few things:

Armchair quarterbacking
Liquor
X Factor
Buying needless shit

Thats it. Civvies do nothing else that involves death or destruction. They know nothing about what it feels like to hear a bullet actually whiz by there head and then lay in bed later on knowing how close they came to dying.

Civvies delude themselves into thinking they are badass because they got into a bar brawl and beat someone up. Those same tool sheds will be the first ones culled from the herd when tshtf because...well, they'll be bringing fists to a gun fight.

Its not your guys' fault, its this aura of complacentness that has come over ya'll. You've never wanted for anything...ever. It's all provided by the government if you need it. Take that away and a day later...its a shooting gallery of retards.

Thats just all fact...can't be refuted using any logic.

Not saying it isnt possible to be lynched in that scenario but immediately after Jon Civvy of the lynching party sees the head of the dude next to him explode with brain matter flying on him, he will piss himself and run the other way. Any thought to the contrary is just asinine.

Lastly, your logic holds no water in history whatsoever.

Pol Pot murdered millions and no lynching by civvies. Hitler was black baggin citizens and made hoarding illegal...no lynching. Obama has been violating the Constitution for 4 years now. Hes killing American civvies with drones right now....and yet....I see no lynching.

These types of stories are a dime a dozen and could literally write a book on them, and yet....no lynching parties did anything.

Thats different though huh?
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For your information Hitler killed himself and most probably so did Pol Pot. Why? because the "lynching party" was on their heels, and they did not want to face the " music".
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wow...

52 one star votes and that has to be a GLP record.

major fail....
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Maybe they realize how cruel, unsustainable, and blood-greased the path has been.

Cops kill and abuse people every day. But justice has not come.

What does tomorrow hold?
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wow...

52 one star votes and that has to be a GLP record.

major fail....
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Yeah, that proves... what? 52 one star votes on GLP.. is like 2 people and 50 socks, right?
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I also think the 52 "one star" comments are from whiners who can't stand the reflection in the mirror and so are trying to attack the messenger. As the post is about why people despise them -- it is about the impressions people have of preppers. The reaction against that message only confirms the point -- they are people who don't care about others, think only for themselves, don't reflect to consider their own faults and possible failings, etc. If anything, the 52 one stars is a win in that regard.
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I'm prepped for those trucks to stop delivering shit to the Stores. Could be quake. Could be civil unrest. Could be any number of reasons.
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Re: I can tell you why so many people despise "preppers"
wow...

52 one star votes and that has to be a GLP record.

major fail....
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Yeah, that proves... what? 52 one star votes on GLP.. is like 2 people and 50 socks, right?
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maybe that it sucks?

now up to 55....

probably hit 100 before this abortion dies.
Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living. ~

Life is about choices, you get to make them each and every day of your life. ~

Capitalization is the difference between helping your Uncle Jack off a horse and helping your uncle jack off a horse.~

Only in America... do we use the word 'politics' to describe the process so well: 'Poli' in Latin meaning 'many' and 'tics' meaning 'bloodsucking creatures'.~

“When a government is dependent for money upon the bankers, they and not the government leaders control the nation. This is because the hand that gives is above the hand that takes. Financiers are without patriotism and without decency.”
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Re: I can tell you why so many people despise "preppers"
wow...

52 one star votes and that has to be a GLP record.

major fail....
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Yeah, that proves... what? 52 one star votes on GLP.. is like 2 people and 50 socks, right?
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maybe that it sucks?

now up to 55....

probably hit 100 before this abortion dies.
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And so many one stars proves what? Seriously, you ARE that stupid?
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Re: I can tell you why so many people despise "preppers"
It might be good not to over-generalize.
I've been prepping for over a year but I own no
weapons aside from a BB gun and I'd never
aim it at a person.
Most preppers just want to survive to see
another day, at least that's how it is around here.
We prep for winter storms or the occasional power
outage.
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Additionally, we are aware that many (if not most) of our neighbors are less prepared than we are to some degree. When TSHTF, we will be able to offer them help a LONG time before the government gets off its' collective ass to render any measurable assistance. Look at the survivors of Sandy. Some STILL don't have electricity over a month later, and we saw dumpster diving within a day or two. Would you rather depend on a neighbor or a dumpster? Better yet, why not stock some food and water so that you don't even HAVE to make that decision?

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I must ask this of you:

Why are you prepping so you can save your neighbors?? While commendable, its pure folly to do so and as a prepper, you know that.

Rule number ONE of prepping is to tell nobody...especially a neighbor lol. So you waste your extra money on freeze dried food and ammo forgoing a new car or roof for your house in the process....while your non prepping neighbor spends his extra cash on a Beemer and his roof is brand new. Then, you decide thats okay and will feed him and his while taking it from your own family??

I am not my brothers keeper. Idc if a 5 year old girl came to my door starving while holding a box full of puppies. During a shtf scenario, I kill her and eat the dogs and sleep just fine afterwards.

Prepping to help neighbors who dont care if you die today? Nah, I'll pass because in reality...your neighbor will covet what youve managed to prep and theyll surely kill you to keep your preps for themselves and if you think otherwise, you are wrong.
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u fucking pathetic piece of shit. i hope you die a slow painful death. i have never said that before, congratulations for being scum of the earth.
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Who pays you? Shill.

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