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    What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    This, while theoretical, is pretty scary: LINK


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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    With power out people’s fridges are DOA. With no working cars, people don’t go to work. In the country and in the suburbs, people take the food out of their refrigerators and freezers before it “goes bad” and have BBQs. It’s a fun time.
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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    GREAT...another hawkeye thread


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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by dosry5 View Post
    GREAT...another hawkeye thread


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    Dosry, You know what? I think I'll agree with you :)

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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    I would love to go back to the stone ages. I know how to hunt and grow food.



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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    I'd be so screwed, I can't do anything on my own.


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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    That's probably the most realistic option I've heard yet to meet our carbon emission goals



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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I would love to go back to the stone ages. I know how to hunt and grow food.
    Jumping out of trees onto deer and cutting them with a knife?



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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    this scenario and my response to it, is very similar to my response to a zombie outbreak.

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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    I get real cranky if I can't check the Internet on my SmartPhone while waiting for my burger and fries at Jack-in-the-Box...


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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnpkelly81 View Post
    Jumping out of trees onto deer and cutting them with a knife?

    Now yer talkin'!!!!!!!!!!



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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnpkelly81 View Post
    Jumping out of trees onto deer and cutting them with a knife?
    yeah, no doubt. no stores to buy stuff from. things would be so much different than they are now - and guys who say "they can hunt and grow stuff"......yeah, ok. I assume now that you buy seed and that you buy ammo, that you buy gas to get from point a to point b, that you buy the vast majority of your food, etc., etc.

    like this poster says - hopefully you know how to slit a deer's throat.



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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    I would love to go back to the stone ages. I know how to hunt and grow food.
    But you know what? I'd let you plant your food and store all your meat then I'd come over and kill you and take it back to my family. I'm kind of kidding of course, but I've always thought that people who knew how to hunt and grow food in an event of major catasrophy would be in real danger.



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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    Note to self.....pick up a lot of canned food and guns on the way home from work tonight.



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    Re: What if an EMP detonated above the USA?

    Quote Originally Posted by mustangcy View Post
    But you know what? I'd let you plant your food and store all your meat then I'd come over and kill you and take it back to my family. I'm kind of kidding of course, but I've always thought that people who knew how to hunt and grow food in an event of major catasrophy would be in real danger.

    I would use my guns for this occasion. That, and I would be hiding in the woods, with trained murderous squirrels.



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