"You're only as good as your plan"

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by Motomom34, Jun 4, 2015.

  1. UncleMorgan

    UncleMorgan I eat vegetables. My friends are not vegetables.

    When planning risky endeavors fraught with peril, I try to figure out the ten or twenty most likely ways I could die in the process, and make preparations against each one of them.

    Could be carry more water, or ammo, or food. Or set up a few cache sites. Or call a friend. Could be anything.

    That way, I figure I'll either get through it alive, or I never had a freakin' chance in the first place.
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  2. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    I always have more packed than I end up using. When I pack for my hunting trips, we never use more than half of what I brought.....but we never know which half will be needed, until it is.
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  3. Cathail

    Cathail Monkey++

    "The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win." - Zin Tao, The Art of War
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  4. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    I think you meant Sun Tzu, but yes ---
  5. Pax Mentis

    Pax Mentis Philosopher King |RIP 11-4-2017

    They all look alike anyway...
  6. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    :lol: Yeah, but I lived there for a while and can see the differences --. More or less, anyway.
    That said, anyone that thinks they understand strategy and tactics needs to read Sun Tzu.
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