Saturday, April 10, 2010

Prepper vs. Survivalist (a bit of humor)

I found some of these on survivalist web sites and made up a few. If you have any you'd like to contribute there's a link at the bottom of this article.

A Prepper has a SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle)
A Survivalist has a BOV (Bug Out Vehicle)

A Prepper can peel a potato.
A Survivalist can skin a beaver.

A Prepper has a GPS
A Survivalist has a compass.

A Prepper keeps extra food in a spare room.
A Survivalist keeps a year's worth of food plus heirloom seeds in a bunker.

A Prepper has a weapon for each member of the household.
A Survivalist has an arsenal for each member of the household, plus spares.

A Prepper saves restaurant matchbooks and Bic lighters.
A Survivalist can make fire rubbing sticks together, with flint & steel, with a bow drill & board, magnesium & knife, bottom of an aluminum can, magnifying glass ...

A Prepper has a Swiss Army knife and a complete set of kitchen knives.
A Survivalist lists: a Bowie knife, a dagger, a skinning knife, three throwing knives, a Swiss Army knife, a boning knife, a Fillet Knife, a combat knife, a survival knife, a Machete, a Leatherman, a tomahawk, a meat cleaver, an ax, a hatchet, a samurai sword, a dozen folders with blades over six inches and asks: "Do ninja nail clippers count?

A Prepper has a pet named Fluffy.
A Survivalist has mobile reserve protein source named Rex.

A Prepper has a gas powered generator and five gallons of fuel for emergency power.
A Survivalist has two propane powered generators (one for backup) and a full 500 gallon propane tank in the backyard.

A Prepper has a solar oven.
A Survivalist has a wood burning stove.

A Prepper has matching luggage.
A Survivalist has matching (camo) BOBs (Bug Out Bags)

A Prepper has a mouse trap.
A Survivalist has 22 gauge wire for snares.

A Prepper has a rat trap.
A Survivalist has conibear traps.

A Prepper's idea of food with a long shelf life is a case of Twinkies.
A Survivalist's idea of food with a long shelf life is a case of MREs.

A Prepper has a wine cellar.
A Survivalist has beer in a bunker.

A Prepper has a sun porch.
A Survivalist has an armory.

If you have any you'd like to add; send them to
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Unless you specifically ask me not to, I'll post your reply here in the blog so everyone can read it. Of course I'll remove your last name, email address and any other specific information for privacy purposes.