preppers meeting

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by oth47, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. oth47

    oth47 Monkey+

    I stopped in a military surplus/outdoor store today and found a flyer for a preppers meeting at a drive-in restaurant.I think I'll go,keeping OpSec in mind..might be interesting.
  2. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Print up some flyers and leave them around the place....
    as a place to check out....
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  3. Cephus

    Cephus Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Low profile wins the day !!
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  4. hedger

    hedger Monkey+

    If anyone says they are affiliated with Nat Geo get the heck outta there!
  5. oth47

    oth47 Monkey+

    Dang,I was hoping to be on Doomsday Preppers..Not!!!
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  6. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    OPSEC...Don't come as you are...come as someone else....

    I predict a sudden interest in disguises:

    funny disguises - Google Search

    A Mel Gibson disguise might work! Just make sure that no one else is coming as Mel Gibson, that might be too much of of a give away.
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  7. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Send him your disguise Chello...I think you mentioned something about a kangeroo thongie thingie...Elton John 70's Shade's ..and a few other thingie's..??? Peacock feather's perhap's...?


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  8. Suerto

    Suerto Monkey+

    Be wary of some militant preppers...
    Could be a ploy to make a "Prepper" the next example for the govt..

    Just sayin
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  9. snowbyrd

    snowbyrd Latet anguis in herba

    Wear a gas mask and bring some beans and rice for snacks.........
  10. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

  11. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    I'd go but would be very noncommittal and fairly quiet playing the part of a 'new to survival' student rather than the 'been there, done that' survival expert.

    Local networking within a community can be of value later on.

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  12. oth47

    oth47 Monkey+

    I'm gonna be the new kid.."what's a prepper?" ETA Yeah,I saw Doomsday Preppers on tv and want to learn more about it.
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  13. oth47

    oth47 Monkey+

    For those who might be close enough to show up,it's in Cleveland,Bradley county Tn,about 30 miles NE of Chattanooga at the Rebel drive-in on S Lee Hiway.Tuesday March 13th at 6 p.m.
  14. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    What gun shop? I had my 1919a4 built in Cleveland. I bet I know some of those folks involved as I was part of a group out of Madisonville at one point. Coker Creek too.

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  15. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Just tell'em "Melbo sent you".... and see if they respond..... Especially if Chello sends you his disguise.....
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  16. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Unfortunately, they don't know me as Melbo... The vetting process included some deep backgrounding by some of the more , er, connected to the intelligence community. Of course, this information was not made privy on the first date.
  17. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Oh Well... Your fame precedes you where ever you go....
  18. mysterymet

    mysterymet Monkey+++

    Yeah he's infamous! :oops:
  19. oth47

    oth47 Monkey+

    No guns that I saw,just some US and imported army stuff..backpacks,tents etc.Magazine pouches,first aid kits,ammo cans,some used boots and clothes.The name of the store is The Outpost.I bought a holster for a Leatherman,a couple P-51 openers and a mag pouch for the strap of a bag I carry in my truck. ETA..Tellico Plains got hit pretty hard with the last tornado outbreak,don't know if Coker Creek got hit or not..
  20. Suerto

    Suerto Monkey+

    I've heard of the "sovereign citizens" and ALL OF US here, fit the profile.. especially the crazies always talking about silver purchases.. ccc
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