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Old 02-02-2020, 06:05 PM
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Far north away from the crowds. I like the built in freezer. Keeps your moose meat fresh all winter. The deep snow keeps the city rats away.
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Speak for your self.

YMMV
Lol, I feel ya.

I grew up in a family that is still ****ed off about the civil war, and rightfully so.

However with current politics I've realized I share a heck of alot more in common with a Yankee living in the country than I do with leftists living in Atlanta GA. I mean, look at Virginia at this point... I used to hold them in high esteem.

Things are different this go around.
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I like the Ozarks
Lot of water and wood
Weather not crazy extreme
Today in the 50s, tomorrow in the 60s and then 2 inches of snow and a couple days in the 30s
Lot of privacy and freedom
Bible Belt
Mostly good and decent people
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I already have a place that my FIL got when he was realizing what may eventually come at us 40 years ago. East Texas, true it's hot, but hey, we have a couple of ponds for swimmin'.

I used to play the "circle" game........ get a map draw 100 mile circles for every city over 500,000, 50 mile circles on every city over 100,000-500,000, etc down the line and look at the areas not in a circle. I would stay south because of the two growing seasons, but that just me.
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What is this snow stuff you speak of?

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I like the Ozarks
Lot of water and wood
Weather not crazy extreme
Today in the 50s, tomorrow in the 60s and then 2 inches of snow and a couple days in the 30s
Lot of privacy and freedom
Bible Belt
Mostly good and decent people
Water freezes at 60F here, ymmv of course!

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I am of a like mind. I consider rural Iowa the sweet spot. Bonus, the people are really nice.
We have LOTS of food and nice wide rivers for East and West borders. If we can just keep the Mn socialists out.
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Depends on the situation. If there's a viral outbreak, the North East is a good location if the virus/whatever can't survive a cold winter. I personally think there's too many factors for me to have a solid reasoning of where to travel if I needed to at this time.
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"The much-dreaded novel coronavirus thrives easier in areas with low temperature and low humidity, according to Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Friday."

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"The much-dreaded novel coronavirus thrives easier in areas with low temperature and low humidity, according to Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Friday."

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Most viruses do.

Parasites on the other hand thrive in warm weather.
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North or South- Neither

West- Yes
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North!

DEFINITELY all y'all stay in the north!
And all y'all can stay East of the Pecos, with your ****ing tigers.
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Indeed. You all better stay down there....its way too cold up here for humans to survive. Also...bears....lots of bears....
Bears taste good, but you're right about the cold.
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I think the movie Deliverance greatly helped prove that idea since it was filmed in Georgia...
Georgia is above the I10, they are yankees.
Anyone living above I10 is a Yankee.

The northeners will work their way south in short order in a SHTF scenario.
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I think it will be absolutely eccential to grow food. Enough rain, and a long enough growing season for productive storable grains like maize.

Todays climate that means east of the dry line (basically interstate 35) and south of central Minnesota, and I choose to live south of interstate 80.

Nearly all of north America east of the dry line gets plenty of rain to grow crops like maize, but the population east of the Mississippi is crazy.

Finally, if we loose the power grid, the state of Florida, and much of the gulf states will be unbearably hot and humid.

My choice was east of the dryline and west of the Mississippli. South of interstate 80 and North of interstate 40.

I moved to the Ozarks, so if something triggers another little ice age, I can still raise a decent crop.
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Deep-Deep-Deep remote Canada or Alaska. Being far-far-far from humans is much more important then sniveling about weather.
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North. The cold will wipe out a lot of the evildoers. Most people unprepared in the north will either go to Florida or California. Those two states are doomed. Chicago will be burned down courtesy of the good folks on the south side branching out and sticking to the man.
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Hoards of desperate people will be the enemy. Won't matter if you have 5 acres of food, they'll locust it down to nothing.

Better to be in slightly harsher environment with less people and where the lazy don't want to be. If you're reasonably prepared with a network, supplies, clothing, heating source, etc. then absolutely in the north.

All the socio-economic violence fighting problems will migrate to the south for warmth and survival. And violence in warm weather will be year round.
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I don't see an answer either way. If you live in the south you prepare for living in the south. If you live in the north you prepare for living in the north. You simply prepare for where you live and, generally, you live where your work/occupation takes you in a normal, functioning society. Establish your roots and make your stand.
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Deep-Deep-Deep remote Canada or Alaska. Being far-far-far from humans is much more important then sniveling about weather.
I agree except it does not have to be limited to only remote Canada or Alaska. Several areas in the lower 48 states such as in Idaho, MT and WY where there are remote areas plenty far from most humans. Even much more remote and very difficult to get to when there is snow such as Feet of snow in ones area. I will post some pics proving that at the end of this post.

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Hoards of desperate people will be the enemy. Won't matter if you have 5 acres of food, they'll locust it down to nothing.

Better to be in slightly harsher environment with less people and where the lazy don't want to be. If you're reasonably prepared with a network, supplies, clothing, heating source, etc. then absolutely in the north.

All the socio-economic violence fighting problems will migrate to the south for warmth and survival. And violence in warm weather will be year round.
That is what I have thought since around 1982 when I first got interested in surviving almost anything that might happen.

Millions have and are migrating to warm areas and will get worse if / when there is a bad SHTF etc. In very snowy and cold areas people will most likely be too concerned about surviving and living in the cold by making certain they have a lot of firewood, fuel, food and water.

Since 1987 when I bought my remote Wyoming mtn land I have been slowly but surely preparing and building a very good survival retreat / cabin site etc.
I and even a Few people whom I know have much prepared. In my case I have more than enough warm clothes, supplies, water with 2 springs plus 3 fifty gallon water drums, huge amounts of firewood with four woodstoves, two plus years of stored food and working on getting more plus getting more in contact with some friends to help.
I would suggest many who consider themselves prepper / survivalists do much of the same no matter where you are located.

Although the harsher the environment with very few people is best in many cases such as a pandemic, plague, civil war, martial law which would be mainly in cities etc. etc. etc.

No one can easily if they would even know how to get here from Nov. to June and the warm months they still would not or better not try to raid or invade >

This is a locked gate almost seven miles from my mtn retreat, on the WY state highway that is closed from Nov. to June The blurry sign says Road Closed >



January 2009 showing me snow shoeing by my A-frame shed >



Feb 1, 2020 of the same A-frame shed I took this pic >



A 4000 sq ft cabin where I helped the 86 yo owner this past 4 days just getting back today Feb. 2, 2020. This cabin is less than half a mile from my land >



Another neighbor's cabin where one has to snow shoe to get to this. Most of these owners of these snowed in cabins make it up there maybe once in the winter and a few times in the summer. This is average snowpack in late January about every year and even deeper snowpack by April >





Possibly even a few areas in the south such as in a remote swamp might be good to survive and keep far from people? Just sayin that the more remote, harder to get to especially in winter but even not too easy to get to in warm weather then the better the chances of survival in All kinds of future events, disasters etc etc etc.
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I don't see an answer either way. If you live in the south you prepare for living in the south. If you live in the north you prepare for living in the north. You simply prepare for where you live and, generally, you live where your work/occupation takes you in a normal, functioning society. Establish your roots and make your stand.
This is the problem.......A massive failure of society.

Mega-mega-mega Hundreds of MILLIONS swarming from South America, Central America, Mexico will be coming to the fertile land of Milk and Honey.
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