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  1. Living Off the Grid - Survival Techniques

    Whether it be from earth changes, solar flares or political and social upheavals, I believe we should begin preparing for living off the grid. There...

    Started by yiolas, 21st March 2010 01:52
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  2. How to prepare for a CME in the European theatre

    What is a CME? look here 1) Water supply in Cites will be cut 2) food supply will last few days 3) TV, radio + Phone wont work 4) Gas MAY be...

    Started by samvado, 13th April 2010 18:51
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  3. I Want To Be Homeless

    I envy the homeless. They decided to stop swimming against the current. They decided not to get pulled under by the current. They simply stepped out...

    Started by Real Intent, 31st March 2011 00:35
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  4. Thumbs up A Trip to Ecuador -- Visiting Bill and the Ground Crew

    Where's Bill Ryan? Found him! :) Somehow, someway, and against all odds (or so it seemed) -- I finally made my way to Ecuador to visit Bill and...

    Started by Jeffrey, 31st January 2014 03:49
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  5. Banana Girl: the controversial Aussie who's moved to Ecuador and is now a vegan in the jungle

    Hi, All: this is interesting. Our very own Debra knows Banana Girl's mother, and we've just been talking about her at length. She's somewhere in...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 22nd July 2018 14:05
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  6. Skills and Making money after the Collapse.

    Skills and Making money after the Collapse, from SURVIVING IN ARGENTINA blog by FerFAL....

    Started by Luke, 19th October 2010 07:00
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  7. Question Need to find a way out of the rat race

    I've worked 15 years now in an 8-5 job and I've got to point where I've realised its just not for me any more. I've always known I don't want to...

    Started by Nice1, 17th May 2011 14:21
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  8. Talking What would be the most humanist technology for society?

    A friend of mine who lives off grid, asserted to me one day that today's technology, and the way the modern world works is de-humanizing. For...

    Started by Justplain, 22nd October 2017 02:08
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    17th February 2018 15:32 Go to last post
  9. A major must-archive directory of off-grid 'how-to' information

    ------- From this page: http://rethinksurvival.com/how-to-knowledge-base/#safety-security FOOD AND WATER “HOW TO” POSTS

    Started by Bill Ryan, 3rd February 2014 16:39
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    28th July 2015 17:46 Go to last post
  10. I live off grid; does anyone else?

    I live in a two room cabin with central heat (stove in the center), running water (we run and get it), humanure toilets using wood chips instead of...

    Started by Snowflower, 28th November 2013 19:55
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  11. Exclamation Problem: how to safely preserve data and knowledge in digital format?

    A brief introduction. Before the Internet (or digital) era the information was being stored in libraries as books, newspapers and various...

    Started by Ilie Pandia, 26th October 2012 19:57
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  12. Be Prepared For Unprepared People..!

    January 12, 2012 Guest post: by ‘Be informed’ In the aftermath of any unprecedented disastrous event, no matter how well prepared someone...

    Started by jackovesk, 15th January 2012 02:32
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  13. Lightbulb Avalon Community Market Place

    I seems there might be some interest in starting our own Market Place in keeping with our community beliefs. This thread is for members who: have...

    Started by witchy1, 22nd September 2012 00:39
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  14. The Fraud of CFL Light Bulbs

    If you fell for it like I did you have a house full of CFLs It might pay to throw them in the trash ( better recycle)and return to incandescent...

    Started by Arrowwind, 27th January 2013 08:06
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  15. The Urban Farming Guys

    Farming in the Hood more vids here

    Started by Muzz, 3rd September 2011 14:20
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  16. Should you leave the USA before the collapse? (Mike Adams, the Health Ranger)

    I have not frequented this forum much but saw this article and thought it might be useful here ...

    Started by mountain_jim, 14th December 2011 21:13
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  17. India Cheers While Monsanto Burns

    If the Indians can do it, so can we. by Paul Kingsnorth "We send today, a very clear message to all those who have invested in Monsanto in...

    Started by Ishtar, 9th December 2011 23:09
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    genetically modified, gmos, india, monsanto
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  18. Laundry Detergent

    As the cruch comes upon our society, I have sought many alternative options for managing a household. I came upon this one about two years ago and I...

    Started by Arrowwind, 27th February 2011 00:47
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  19. 20 Things you'll need to survive

    20 Things You Will Need to Survive When the Economy Collapses and the Next Great Depression Begins Print Written by The Watchman Wednesday, 12...

    Started by refuge2012, 29th September 2010 16:03
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  20. Being a permaculture farmer.

    I'm studying permaculture or natural farming on my house property, and a farm land. People call me an idiot or insane man. Ah~ I don't give a damn...

    Started by Hughe, 22nd April 2012 03:11
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  21. Self-sufficient community living in the UK - Is anyone of you living off-grid or planning to do so in 2014?

    There have been a number of threads on the topic of going off-grid and stepping out of the rat race, but as far as I'm aware, none of them was...

    Started by Spirithorse, 28th December 2013 00:46
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  22. Compost Toilets

    Ive started this new thread with the intention of fleshing it out when I get chance, and hope others contribute too. I have been promoting these...

    Started by Vidya Moksha, 28th March 2010 03:27
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  23. How Are You Prepping ?

    This is an excellent National Geographic show on prepping ! This show features a variety of 'normal' suburbanite families and how each of them...

    Started by yiolas, 30th June 2011 19:12
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  24. Looking to network with people in the UK and elsewhere for future project in Portugal

    Hi guys, fairly new here. I posted a slightly detailed 'new here' thing in a UK group but was told it's inactive - I'll paste the link to that here...

    Started by Iarmhéid, 17th August 2014 19:53
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  25. Stop drinking the blue stuff...drink raw creamy milk!

    From raw-mlk-facts.com The Health Benefits of Raw Milk There's little mention in the mainstream media these days, of traditional foods having...

    Started by Tony, 15th January 2012 21:39
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  26. Small simple technologies that are awesome

    The Wonderbag just came to my attention. It is an age old technology (heat retention cooking) re-visioned. I would like to hear about the old/new...

    Started by Delight, 14th October 2014 19:22
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  27. Mathew Stein: Scientist/Engineer who was inspired to write a survival book by ET

    Hi everyone, I was wondering, does anyone remember a story about an engineer or scientist who was inspired to write a book on technologies...

    Started by ashva, 28th June 2019 00:10
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  28. lock picks

    im definently investing in a lock pick set they have sets anywhere from $20-100 it wouldnt do asmuch good if you werent in an urban area where...

    Started by ouporblowup, 8th March 2011 14:06
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  29. Alternative Female Hygiene Ideas(?)

    Not sure where to post this and feel bad about doing so but didn't know where else to ask! (and sorry if this has been posted elsewhere, I did look...

    Started by JohannaStarr, 12th August 2011 10:55
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  30. Post More Doctors Confessing To Intentionally Diagnosing Healthy People With Cancer To Make Money

    http://preventdisease.com/news/15/010715_Doctors-Confessing-To-Intentionally-Diagnosing-Healthy-People-With-Cancer.shtml

    Started by chanda, 8th January 2015 07:45
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