desert rat

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  1. desert rat

    Something to ponder

    LOL Autonomous!! I think it was scotch and cigars.....
  2. desert rat

    Something to ponder

    Maybe they/we should call it practicing science. You know, like in the medical proffesion it's called practicing medicine. Then no one would be dissappointed in outcomes. Just a thought.
  3. desert rat

    Something to ponder

    Ahhh, but Capt Sir, A good cigar makes a bad scotch good. Some of my favorites are, Glenlivet, an 18 year old Single Malt. Glenfiddich 12 year old Reserve Single Malt, 1991 Cragganmore 20 Year Old Faultline Single Barrel Cask Strength Single Malt, (it hurts to buy this one just a little.) Keep this one/and a back-up in the bar for a sip on special days if ya know whut I mean. Me too DonDon, my way that is. Couple of my favorite cigar sticks you'd find in my humidor: Cusano 18 Double Connecticut Zino Platinum Scepter (Pudge) Avo Domaine You'd also find some Partaga's, Padrons, Torano Exodus, Monte Christos, RomeoYJulietas and a possible Rocky Patel or two in my humidor. Gotta have a good even burn, good draw and good taste! I hate something you find a plug in, run burns and tastes like a brushfire...... DonDon, you're welcome to open my humidor anytime. Stay away from my Cohibas tho, they're the real thing. I just can't seem to smoke a cheap cigar, but I can sip on Cutty Sark. I cut my teeth on that back in the 70s. Kinda brings back memories.
  4. desert rat

    Something to ponder

    Ahhhh, after my own heart you are ready. Nothing like a good Cusano 18 and a Cutty on the rocks.
  5. desert rat

    Something to ponder

    Me either Vis. Don't know why I posted this. Other than just to share. Wont do that again.
  6. desert rat

    Something to ponder

    LOL Capt. About the only award I'm worthy of would be the DumbAzz award. I can't remember sh!t, definitly have to much time on my hands and have one heck of an imagination.
  7. Crap, that's about the time some of my long term food storage expires. Heck, I might not even be alive then. Guess some of us new it was coming.
  8. desert rat

    SurvivalCache Chat room ???

    Is there a possibility of getting a chatroom going where we could discuss things in real time. Lots of possibilities there! What say you SurvivalCacheTeam? Ya Na
  9. desert rat

    Email to National Geographic Sent April 24 2012

    Bigg Texas, You're excatly what I was referencing! It's great to have you on the boards Sir! I hope you find many usefull tips and get squared away in a safe/tactful way. Welcome!
  10. desert rat

    Something to ponder

    LOL Rod...I'm probably taking up good space!
  11. desert rat

    under ground

    Well, one thing is for sure Annette. Just for your enlightenment. If the earth began shaking, the last place I'd want to be is in a cave or mine for fear of collapse. Now an underground bunker would be a little different. If that's where you were going with this question. Oh, and welcome to the boards.. JMO dr
  12. desert rat

    Email to National Geographic Sent April 24 2012

    As far as I'm concerned, they're doing a huge disservice to the preppers that they air by not covering thier identities. As well as feel I've done, there is no way in hell I want "everyone" to know it. I don't think I need to be graded on it either. Makes me think of "The Shelter" an old twilight zone show. As for the show itself, I've seen a couple of good episodes and I've seen some that seem to make a mockery of the prepper community. I'm sure in the minds of the preppers that were aired my last statement was in reference to, they've done what they've deemed neccesary to survive though they might be the demize of their own well being, as 7 said, they're untrained. It's my opinion and mine only that NATGEO has done a service to us as preppers and maybe, just maybe opened the eye's of the viewing audiance whom did not even have a clue as to what could take place in a time that a persons livelyhood could become one of survival. Seems to me that if everyone who watched the show would think twice and figure, damn! I better do something to get ready for what could come. Hopefully, that'd keep them from my doorstep. Yet I do tend to agree with 7 in some ways. Well, alot of ways. JMHO dr
  13. desert rat

    Who is in charge during martial law?

    Martial law is the imposition of military rule by military authorities over designated regions on an emergency basis—(usually) only temporary—when the civilian government or civilian authorities fail to function effectively (e.g., maintain order and security, and provide essential services), when there are extensive riots and protests, or when the disobedience of the law becomes widespread. In most cases, military forces are deployed to subdue the crowds, to secure government buildings and key or sensitive locations, and to maintain order.[1] Generally, military personnel replace civil authorities and perform some or all of their functions. In full-scale martial law, the highest-ranking military officer would take over, or be installed, as the military governor or as head of the government, thus removing all power from the previous executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.[1] Martial law can be used by governments to enforce their rule over the public. Such incidents may occur after a coup d'état (Thailand 2006); when threatened by popular protest (China, Tiananmen Square protests of 1989); to suppress political opposition (Poland in 1981); to stabilize insurrections or perceived insurrections (Canada, The October Crisis of 1970). Martial law may be declared in cases of major natural disasters, however most countries use a different legal construct, such as a "state of emergency". Martial law has also been imposed during conflicts and in cases of occupations, where the absence of any other civil government provides for an unstable population. Examples of this form of military rule include post World War II reconstruction in Germany and Japan as well as the southern reconstruction following the U.S. Civil War. Typically, the imposition of martial law accompanies curfews, the suspension of civil law, civil rights, habeas corpus, and the application or extension of military law or military justice to civilians. Civilians defying martial law may be subjected to military tribunal (court-martial). etal LOCKED UP OR SHOT.... Basically, what Warrior7 said.......
  14. desert rat

    Where are we going with this?.

    Sup pal? A lot of us here have taken the oath to protect the constitution. If that be the oath you're implying you took. It's just general discussion is all. Opinions, opinions of transgressions. I'm sure you'll get interested in one of the topics and as curiosity would have it, you'll join in.
  15. desert rat

    Hello from KY

    Welcome Sassie.
  16. desert rat

    Hello from Oklahoma

    The land of storm shelters, eh. Welcome Roughneck.
  17. desert rat

    Hey

    Welcome dude! Just crazy about that stuff, huh? LOL
  18. desert rat

    HI! New here!

    Welcome Wrattlering.
  19. desert rat

    Hello from KY

    Welcome Sassieroes..
  20. desert rat

    New from East TN

    Ding! Ding! Ding! Gotta be a winner! +1 on that U-Wolf. That's zactly what crossed what mind I've left... Look round Pilgrim. Careful tho, could be bars about. Welcome!
  21. desert rat

    Bows???

    Penatration, no prob with an arrow. Had a bet with a fella. I shot an arrow totally through a thick catalog, his 30.30 stopped somewhere in the middle. Also missed a target one day at the range. The arrow went completely through a 1/2" piece of plywood. My compounds draw is only set at 63lbs.
  22. desert rat

    Bows???

    Just to stick my nose in here. Along with my stick and string...LOL http://www.survivalcache.com/forums/showthread.php?984-Arrow-chart-..-and-tidbits
  23. desert rat

    Paintball guns??

    Whoa! Paintball wars are pretty fun. Those little sumbeaches hurt like hell too when shot in the lower back behind the pads. We used to paintball war alot. But there is no way in hell I'm going to use one for "defense" unless I'm paintball war'un. Please don't tell the neighbor I'm the reason his mutt was red, white and blue last year. LOL
  24. desert rat

    ALERT! G-3 geomagnetic storm

    I guess this is where this goes. OregonChick take care and all in the north. WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 or greater expected Valid From: 2012 Apr 24 0205 UTC Valid To: 2012 Apr 24 0600 UTC Warning Condition: Onset NOAA Scale: G3 or greater - Strong to Extreme NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at www.swpc.noaa.gov/NOAAscales Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 50 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude. Induced Currents - Power system voltage irregularities possible, false alarms may be triggered on some protection devices. Spacecraft - Systems may experience surface charging; increased drag on low Earth-orbit satellites and orientation problems may occur. Navigation - Intermittent satellite navigation (GPS) problems, including loss-of-lock and increased range error may occur. Radio - HF (high frequency) radio may be intermittent. Aurora - Aurora may be seen as low as Pennsylvania to Iowa to Oregon
  25. desert rat

    Sooo, rumor has it that

    Snake Basically, that's what I've been prepping 4 also Snake. (economic/social meltdown.) But I'd got to looking at all this crap in general and the more I read, the more ways there seems to be in the making for teotwawki. Also, don't get me wrong when admitting Christianity. I can be down right ornery and meanerN'ell ta boot. Guess it's the 1stsgt still in me. I wasn't preaching, just referencing..