Open Forum on modern survival blog

This is a continuous running forum. Every Saturday I trim the comments back to the most recent, and let it run all week.

This open-forum is for:

– Sitting around the campfire with fellow MSB’ers
– Off-topic conversation throughout the week
– Preparedness accomplishments
– Q&A among MSB’ers

We like to keep all other articles on-topic as best we can.
So use this one for everything else. Thanks!

Tip: Use our ‘Recent Comments’ page to keep up with the latest conversations.


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Preemptive message:


Be aware that your disruptive comments may be down-voted by others to an extent of automatic deletion. When that happens, all threaded comments within that hierarchy will also delete. In essence, MSB patrons have “bouncer authority”.

Read the following to better understand how it works around here:

The MSB Saloon – Private Establishment versus The Public Square

Comment Policy & Community Standards

Freedom of Speech on the Internet?


Some of you donate regularly (monthly) for my efforts here. Once in a while someone will do a one-time donation too.

I just want those of you to know that I am appreciative of that. Every little bit helps me towards keeping this site up. I spend a lot of time doing this – much behind the scenes too.

Anyway, thanks again for helping me financially.

If you wish to help during these times:
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