Category Archives: Preppers

Dating a Non Prepper?

Dating a Non Prepper? Prepping is not an easy thing to admit to. After the damage done by Nat Geo’s terrible Doomsday Preppers show we were all turned into laughable nuts. Of course, that narrative is the one that the general public seems to be stuck on. Its normal to feel guarded and secretive about …

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Top 10 Barter Items Every Prepper Should Have

Top 10 Barter Items Every Prepper Should Have Along with those items that you store for your own personal use there should always be a little bit stowed away for the purposes of bartering. You know the average American doesn’t have much cash stored in their home. Once that cash runs out, if the ATMs …

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The Next Gen of Preppers

The Next Gen of Preppers Regardless of what you may think or feel about the millennial generation, there are certain things about them that have far exceeded their parents’ generation. Information, for example. All they’ve ever known is to Google search. They have little to no concept about the Dewey decimal system, cassette players, or …

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The Biggest Lies & Myths About Preppers

The Biggest Lies & Myths About Preppers While some people have been influenced by TV shows like Doomsday Preppers, the subject of prepping is far from a fade.  In fact, Preparedness is something that’s been talked about as far back as early Biblical times. The Bible is filled with many examples of prepping and even …

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Buying a Survival Kit? Why It’s Always Better to Make It Yourself

Buying a Survival Kit? Why It’s Always Better to Make It Yourself There are a lot of pieces of gear you can buy to increase your chances of survival, but one that’s most frequently marketed toward survivalists is the “handy dandy” survival kit. Is it wise to buy a survival kit? Are these things ever …

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Can you bug in if you live in the city?

stay homeCan you bug in if you live in the city? Absolutely you can. There are just some adjustments you need to make to your planning so that you can increase your chance of survival. Although most experts may recommend that you get out of the city if possible during a SHTF event, that just isn’t a possibility for some people. Perhaps you have extremely limited resources, a family member for whom travel would be life-threatening or other extenuating circumstances that mean leaving the city just isn’t a viable solution for you.

If you’re in the city and planning to bug in, the key difference that you have to account for is that people will be everywhere around you. So you are going to have to learn how to do everything that any other prepper needs to do: stockpile food, cook without electricity, find water and supplies, etc., but you will have to have even more stealth. And you will no doubt have more confrontations with other people, so you will definitely need to be more prepared to defend yourself.

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12 Life Saving Security Insights For Preppers

12 Life Saving Security Insights For Preppers In order to survive the end of the world preppers will need the skills to rebuild and maintain. These skills encompass everything from hunting skills to being able to fabricate all your necessary items. This can be quite overwhelming, and in some cases, the looming threat of doomsday …

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The 5 Phases New Preppers Go Through

The 5 Phases New Preppers Go Through Ask just about any prepper, survivalist, or homesteader (who wasn’t born into the lifestyle) what got them started on the path and you are likely to see eyes widen just before they launch into their story. Those widened eyes are not just a reaction: the very first phase/level/stage/step …

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Advice to Beginner Preppers

Advice to Beginner Preppers Not everyone in the prepper community is as experienced as everyone else. Some are new to the prepper scene and some have been doing this stuff for ages! For those who are new to the prepper community and would like to know the types of things that more advanced preppers would advise …

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The Reason You’re Going to Succeed at Prepping

The Reason You’re Going to Succeed at Prepping We all have the types of days when it feels like we just are never going to reach our goals. Prepping is an enormous goal that we can never reach, as by the time we’ve completed what we want, we’ve usually added more to the list. The …

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Prepper Shaming: Who Suffers Most from the “Prepper Stigma”

Prepper Shaming: Who Suffers Most from the “Prepper Stigma” I know I’m not the only one who gets not only vacant stares and complete disinterest, but also glares of confusion and disconcerting looks whenever I say I’m a prepper. Many people do feel that preppers are “weird” for what they do. It’s no surprise to …

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5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier

5 Great Tips to Make Prepping Easier Have you found prepping to be difficult many days? You’re really not alone if you’ve felt this way before. Prepping is no easy feat. It’s actually hard to do even if you find some aspects of it enjoyable. But hard things are often times the most worthwhile to complete, …

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How to Purify Contaminated Water

How to Purify Contaminated Water From a SHTF/long term survival perspective, how on earth do you purify contaminated water? It’s a difficult question to answer because we need water for so many different things. We need drinkable water for obvious reasons, we need water that we can bathe in, water to do dishes in, to …

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28 Benefits to Prepping Even if TEOTWAWKI Doesn’t Come

28 Benefits to Prepping Even if TEOTWAWKI Doesn’t Come Sick and tired of hearing people argue that there’s no point to prepping if nothing catastrophic happens in their lifetime? You and I both know how wrong they are, but sometimes it’s hard to voice it. Well the next time you get someone telling you that, …

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Doomsday Preppers: People Become Animals [Episode 22 Season 2]

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Doomsday Preppers: Whatever It Takes [Episode 21 Season 2]

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Doomsday Preppers: The Gates of Hell [Episode 20 Season 2]

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Doomsday Preppers: Don’t Betray the Colony [Episode 19 Season 2]

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Doomsday Preppers: Lone Wolves and Lovers [Episode 18 Season 2]

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Doomsday Preppers: Gonna be a Big Bang [Episode 17 Season 2]

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Doomsday Preppers: Let Her Rip [Episode 16 Season 2]

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Doomsday Preppers: A Fortress at Sea [Episode 15 Season 2]

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Doomsday Preppers: Pain is Good [Episode 14 Season 2]

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Doomsday Preppers: Solutions, Not Problems [Episode 13 Season 2]

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6 Comebacks To People Who Call You Crazy For Prepping

6 Comebacks To People Who Call You Crazy For Prepping If you’re a prepper, then at some point–whether in person or online–someone is going to call you crazy for prepping. They might not use the word “crazy” and instead opt for words like “paranoid” and “conspiracy theorist”, but the meaning is the same. To them, …

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