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  2. Tevin: "Long story short: I was a longtime member of another forum and got fed up with the prepper snobbery and Dirty Harry wannabes."

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  3. ". . . I have to say, you guys are the best. Everyone here is friendly and non-judgemental. You all seem to understand that every prepper has a different circumstance and is working with a different set of resources. You all are truly decent people here, I'm just glad to be a monkey . . ."

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  7. ". . . This seems to be the best place to go. I'm amazed at how well informed the Monkeys are, so here goes... What is the difference between a prefix of DL or CL on a lithium battery? I am preparing to purchase a dozen or so for a red dot scope and need to know if there is a difference and what it might be . . ."

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