Y2K is a lesson

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Y2K revealed to me how much of my behind was showing, self-sufficiency wise. All preps even if Y2K is a dud will be maintained and kept up for the rest of my life. I will never leave myself that open, financially, ever again.

It rekindled my love affair with guns and reloading, and I am learning the gunsmith trade, in case my high-tech computer job ever goes away for some reason. :|

Life will go on, in some shape or form, no matter what transpires with the new millenium. I want to be prepared for what it brings...

packin' in the desert,

The Dog

-- Dog (desert dog @-sand.com), April 12, 1999


It sure the heck was/is.

To cram the 5000 years of specialized knowledge (economics, finance, govt, IT, utilities, etc) contained on these forum threads into 1 yr or so's abosorption rate.... whew.

The best and the brightest...... they all showed up here.

This sort of analysis and debate will never happen again. Glad I was here for it..................

-- Lisa (10@4.there), April 12, 1999.

Lisa, we gratefully feel as you do. Thanks for this Forum!

-- Ashton & Leska in Cascadia (allaha@earthlink.net), April 12, 1999.

Can we get college credit for attending this class? I've learned more lurking here for the last year (or has it been nine years? Losing track of time) than I did in school two decades ago. (Of course, I'm sober now, so that might explain part of it.)

-- rick blaine (y2kazoo@hotmail.com), April 12, 1999.


You can do this sober?

-- pass (anon@anon.anon), April 12, 1999.

Well, I didn't say anything about drugs.

-- rick blaine (y2kazoo@hotmail.com), April 12, 1999.

Yep Dog,

"Behind Exposure" is exactly right. We're going to keep the preparations going forever, too. It's not expensive, and lowers blood pressure and anxiety.

I'll give you a concrete example:

Last week, the small company where I work had a layoff. I thought I was going to go, but lucked out (this time).

During the week when I thought I'd be unemployed, I was incredibly glad that I had no worries about food, and power and could go at least 6 months before major worries.

The last time that happened, I was in trouble after only 2 weeks! Quite a difference, to say the least!


-- Jollyprez (jolly@prez.com), April 12, 1999.

Yes, we Dogs know the score.

-- BigDog (BigDog@duffer.com), April 12, 1999.

I completely agree. Especially living where I do, I will never be without a bug out bag. Furthermore, I'm putting a kit in the trunk of my car.

-- Deborah (infowars@yahoo.com), April 12, 1999.

Yes,"Y2K is a lesson."

Y2K is less on them, and more on us.


-- Diane J. Squire (sacredspaces@yahoo.com), April 12, 1999.

My point as it's been all along.

Y2K has been a blessing to me in terms of returning to the "roots" of this nations ability to be self-sufficient, which is what REAL freedom is.

But this forum has been the ultimate education.

The meeting of the minds.

You will always be in our thoughts.

-- INVAR (gundark@sw.net), April 12, 1999.

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