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Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by Just Jim, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    :D:D and Seatle has gone up in a fireball. There is a quick rumor that LA and San Fran has gone too. Just then there is a loud far off boom and EMP has shut down all electrical including vehicles. What ya going to do??:laugh::laugh:

    jj
     
  2. spengo

    spengo GLORIOUS CASCADIA Active Member

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    Think of how good this will be for tourism in Portland! Now when people want to experience the west coast without getting radiation poisoning and growing a third ear they will all come here. It should be great for Oregon's economy. :D

    Also, all the refugees from the neighboring states will help the housing market out of its dip. BUY PROPERTY NOW. Your house has suddenly doubled in value.
     
  3. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    ERRR hate to burst your bubble but that far off boom was Portland turning to ashes.:bluelaugh::bluelaugh:

    jj
     
  4. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray Battle Ground Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    If that was portland, then many of us are also ash.
     
  5. A2theK

    A2theK Olympia Member

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    Kill anyone and anything that comes up our road.:thumbup:
     
  6. matt_w

    matt_w Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Here's a better one. You are watching the news, and a missile contrail has been spotted off the coast of LA. There is some debate over what it actually is, and the Pentagon isn't really giving out any info. What would you do?
     
  7. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    yup:D

    jj

    edited to add, reality sucks doesn't it:laugh::laugh:
     
  8. rufus

    rufus State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    Put another log on the fire & order a pizza.
     
  9. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    gonna be a long wait for the Pizza:laugh::laugh:

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  10. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    I am gonna get my old style coffee pot and put it on the gas burner while there is still pressure and make myself a great cup of coffee

    jj
     
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    powersbj Seattle Area Active Member

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  12. VW_Factor

    VW_Factor Woodburn Oregon Active Member

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    I've done a lot of reading about EMP stuff, and the like. Vehicles and EMP... At any rate.. some quotes...

    Don't let EMP conditions scare you about your vehicles.. I still have an old VW with zero electronics in it minus the radio and the blinker flashers and after getting a 2k TDI, I figured it was time to read about it.

    I have much more worry about my CBs and other communications equipment, than I would about my vehicles.
     
  13. MA Duce

    MA Duce Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Well first off if the vehicle/engine isn't running EMP will have no effect. I guess I'd have to check my generator to be sure it was topped up on oil ( need it to run the well pump) and then check which way the wind was blowing. Would this have an effect on Portland's new gun regs???
     
  14. VW_Factor

    VW_Factor Woodburn Oregon Active Member

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    ^^

    See above.. Even if it was running, it very likely would have no or little effect that would require driver intervention..
     
  15. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    Won't matter as the roads in Oregon will be jammed to a stop in short order.:D Just drive the feeway any day and tell me it ain't true :laugh::confused:

    jj
     
  16. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Decompose.
     
  17. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm going to go outside and try to catch the next one that is going to hit Albany. I hate to burst your bubble but Albany is a prime target with Oremet and Wahchang along with Both casting companies that cast titanium parts for various planes and such.
     
  18. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    Does the report name the vehicles used in the test?

    SF-
     
  19. VW_Factor

    VW_Factor Woodburn Oregon Active Member

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    I'm well versed on trails.. I wouldn't be doing much pavement driving in that situation tbh. (With my truck anyway, not the VWs)..

    In the end. Not sure exactly what I would do, or where I would go. Only that silly people in their cars would not stop me from going where I wanted to go.
     
  20. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    Get some blood and smear "god forgive me" on my front door