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humptydumptybits wrote: »
I live at the top of a very steep hill, it is murder in bad weather, I'm scared driving down it and scared walking down it. The brilliant news is that Lidl have got planning permission for a new store, 5 minute walk away but I don't have to go down the hill. Wish it was opening now but at least this time next year I will be less worried about snow and ice. I've never shopped at Lidl so not sure what to expect.
worried_jim wrote: »
Shotgun shells are harder to source.....
Better to have it and not need it than....
BabyStepper wrote: »
I'm trying to figure out how to get my hands on a taser...
No harm in being prepared eh? :rotfl:
moneyistooshorttomention wrote: »
I'll just settle for my cynical nature has had me all along thinking "We will vote Leave" (tick), the losers will scream and tell lies about it (tick), and the third part of that equation is "We will crash out - with no deal" (partly because of Europe's attitude to us leaving and partly because Europe will watch all the "screaming"/lying going on by those that oppose it). I do sigh and think "If only people accepted it's a democracy and if their way isn't the winning way then get on with dealing with it". I do think all the screaming/lying done by those trying to overturn our democratic decision has done us a huge disservice re getting a decent deal to leave with - and the "screamers" have made it impossible to do anything other than "Crash out without a deal at all" - as May has been having to negotiate from a position of them knowing all this "screaming" is going on - rather than us uniting behind our decision. It's the screamers that have cost us whatever disruption we land up getting....
So I've been doing longer-term bigger type prepping in effect - I've bought everything "big" now (furniture/work on house/etc) as I wonder if there might be disruption to other goods and that will go on rather longer. Any food disruption will only be very short-term - but I'm not so sure about less "necessary" stuff (like the materials to do work on my house/goods for my house) and so I've made sure that's all sorted. Was going to be done at some point anyway - so it's all now safely done/bought/here.
Thinking "Who knows?". I was only remembering yesterday how I made pension provisions in my 30's in case the Government stole some of my State pension money off me come the time and I anticipated the excuse for that would be "Must equalise the State Pension Age - and we will do it upwards". Came my 40's and I was one of the ones that did know they had just decided to "revise my State Pension Age" to steal some of my pension off me that way (ie only because I read the newspapers - as I didn't get sent my letter telling me either:cool:) - and I had safely started preparing in case they did that about 8 years previously.
Moral of the story "Think more widely than just food and medicines".
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