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    Default Prepper vs. Survivalist

    From a survivalist web site and from the question about the difference between WTSHTF and TEOTWAWKI. It also depends for what are you preparing and how are you doing it. A little bit of humor. Any other ideas ?

    A Prepper has a SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
    A Survivalist has a BOV (Bug Out Vehicle)

    A Prepper can peel a potato.
    A Survivalist can skin a beaver.

    A Prepper has a GPS
    A Survivalist has a compass.

    A Prepper keeps extra food in a spare room.
    A Survivalist keeps a year's worth of food plus heirloom seeds in a bunker.

    A Prepper has a weapon for each member of the household.
    A Survivalist has an arsenal for each member of the household, plus spares.

    A Prepper saves restaurant matchbooks and Bic lighters.
    A Survivalist can make fire rubbing sticks together, with flint & steel, with a bow drill & board, magnesium & knife, bottom of an aluminum can, magnifying glass ...

    A Prepper has a Swiss Army knife and a complete set of kitchen knives.
    A Survivalist lists: a Bowie knife, a dagger, a skinning knife, three throwing knives, a Swiss Army knife, a boning knife, a Fillet Knife, a combat knife, a survival knife, a Machete, a Leatherman, a tomahawk, a meat cleaver, an ax, a hatchet, a samurai sword, a dozen folders with blades over six inches and asks: "Do ninja nail clippers count?

    A Prepper has a pet named Fluffy.
    A Survivalist has mobile reserve protein source named Rex.

    A Prepper has a gas powered generator and five gallons of fuel for emergency power.
    A Survivalist has two propane powered generators (one for backup) and a full 500 gallon propane tank in the backyard.

    A Prepper has a solar oven.
    A Survivalist has a wood burning stove.

    A Prepper has matching luggage.
    A Survivalist has matching (camo) BOBs (Bug Out Bags)

    A Prepper has a mouse trap.
    A Survivalist has 22 gauge wire for snares.

    A Prepper has a rat trap.
    A Survivalist has conibear traps.

    A Prepper's idea of food with a long shelf life is a case of Twinkies.
    A Survivalist's idea of food with a long shelf life is a case of MREs.

    A Prepper has a wine cellar.
    A Survivalist has beer in a bunker.

    A Prepper has a sun porch.
    A Survivalist has an armory.

    The source : http://desertdavesteotwawkisurvivalg...-of-humor.html
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    A Survivalist lists: a Bowie knife, a dagger, a skinning knife, three throwing knives, a Swiss Army knife, a boning knife, a Fillet Knife, a combat knife, a survival knife, a Machete, a Leatherman, a tomahawk, a meat cleaver, an ax, a hatchet, a samurai sword, a dozen folders with blades over six inches and asks: "Do ninja nail clippers count?

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    A Survivalist has matching (camo) BOBs (Bug Out Bags)

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    A Survivalist has an armory.
    ^^ Thats me then lol
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    i guess im a hybrid as well. nothing wrong with haveing/wanting all of the above lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ignoramus View Post
    I guess I'm a prepivalist
    Ditto for me, although I'm working more towards the survivalist end of the spectrum as funds and time allow

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    Survivaler!!
    I willl not roll over! I BITE HARD

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    HaHa, I was going to say "prepralist" as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ignoramus View Post
    I guess I'm a prepivalist
    Ditto!!!

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    Snare wire , I knew I was forgetting something.

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    What about the pressure activated poison tipped darts in my entry? Which category would those go under? Of course I could have opted for a regular old video camera. Guess I'm a prepavore too.

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    i prepare to survive
    The path of least resistance often leads to the point of no return.

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