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Book in pre-release - 'Beyond FEMA'... - Hi folks! Just a quick note to let you know that my book, 'Beyond FEMA: A Survival Guide for the Rest of Us' will be releasing in a couple weeks as a pre-release. I'll be in Seattle from June 1st - 8th to have coffees and BBB+Bs (Beans, Bullets Charles J. May 18, 2017 9:56 PM
Reminder of a Meetup and New Files - Couple of reminders's 1st - There is a Basic Intro to Radio and Comms Class, November 5th in Fall City -  http://www.meetup.com/Future-A­pocalypse-Survival-Tr MS J. Oct 24, 2016 10:59 AM
FAST Meetup | Book Club for 'Beyond FEMA: A Survival Guide for the Rest of Us - Hi there, I'm looking for a venue for a book club meeting - maybe a spot for 10-25 people, a bar is good, coffeehouse is good - and yeah, it will cost a small amount like $10 but that will get you get a copy of the ebook at a 45% discount AND get you in t Charles J. Nov 10, 2015 3:08 PM
Vol 32 - The Librarian Bi-Weekly Internet Finds for March 18, 2014 - After a bit of a "vacation" here is the link to the Vol 32 - the Librarian's Bi-Weekly Internet Finds for March 18, 2014s http://files.meetup.com/175433­6/Vol%2032%20-%20The%20Librari­an%20Bi-Weekly%20Internet%20Fi­nds.rtf Or Go to MS J. Mar 19, 2014 12:35 PM
Meetup: FAST 2.0: The Rebirth of Future Apocalypse Survival Training - [b]Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance.[/b] This group consists of like minded people meeting to learn and cross-train each other in disaster preparedness, emergency / wilderness survival, bug-out or shelter in place, civil unrest, EMP / power gr Charles J. Oct 30, 2013 10:34 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] contact - Thanks Mark! Trust me, with a few interested people it can work much better. Or at least grow in scale to a larger slice o Charles J. Oct 30, 2013 9:54 AM
contact - Smiter13 Oct 30, 2013 8:31 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] The group lives! - Thanks for stepping up Charles! ------------------------------ On Tue, Oct 29,[masked]:24 PM PDT Charles Jeter wrote: >I'll be coordinating with some Seattle based friends to work out the kinks. These days things are moving far too rapidly fo brian Oct 30, 2013 12:19 AM
The group lives! - I'll be coordinating with some Seattle based friends to work out the kinks. These days things are moving far too rapidly for there not to be a resource like this. Charles Charles J. Oct 29, 2013 11:23 PM
2nd Ammendment Demonstration - http://www.facebook.com/events­/144639815690301/   This was sent via one of our FAST members to myself.    I believe it important to attend if you are able. Rrenegade Jan 9, 2013 3:34 PM
Cleaning out FAST - For those of you who still allow messages from this meetup, please let me know your interest level in this group.  I started this meetup 2 years ago, let it go, and have now ended up as the organizer once again.  If your account is inactive, I will b Rrenegade Jan 2, 2013 9:31 AM
Wilderness Survival Weekend Training / Primitive Survival Techniques - Starting Tonight through the Weekend - Hello everyone, Just wanted to remind everyone that the "Wilderness Survival Weekend Training" and the "Primitive Survival Techniques" (on Saturday) is this weekend starting tonight.  I will not be able to come, but Charles has user 1. May 11, 2012 10:27 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Edible medicinal and utilitarian plants resources - !Tschuai---Thank you for the info! I'll be out-of-state for a month or two but will check it out when I get back! Crystal user 9. May 4, 2012 10:56 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Edible medicinal and utilitarian plants resources - There are good mushrooms. Many of which have no poisonous look a likes! Join puget sound mycological society to learn more Yarr Sent from my iPatch On May 3, 2012, at 6:53 PM, Crystal < !Tschuai May 4, 2012 10:14 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Edible medicinal and utilitarian plants resources - Thank you, will do! Corinne www.corinne.shelfreliance.c user 1. May 4, 2012 6:00 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Splinter Cell - Jjo, well said, and I agree!! I would like to make it, however, I'm working this weekend. Keep us posted with how it goes and post pics! user 1. May 4, 2012 5:42 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Splinter Cell - Discovery park Got it From my experience: Location locatio user 8. May 3, 2012 11:49 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Splinter Cell - Got it user 8. May 3, 2012 11:46 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Splinter Cell - Well said! John On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 10:52 PM, Smiter13 < [address removed] > wrote: user 1. May 3, 2012 11:02 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - I second Index. Smiter13 May 3, 2012 10:53 PM
Splinter Cell - From my experience: Location location location I don't expect people to travel great distances to engage in an ambiguous plan. My recommendation is for this group to close the radius. There are those who take this serious, and those who thi Smiter13 May 3, 2012 10:52 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Do Over -- Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup - Sorry..i will try Okay people.  When responding to an email in this group PLEASE remember to delete the rest of the user 8. May 3, 2012 10:36 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Do Over -- Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup - O.k. Okay people.  When responding to an email in this group PLEASE remember to delete the rest of the email that you user 8. May 3, 2012 10:29 PM
Do Over -- Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup - Okay people.  When responding to an email in this group PLEASE remember to delete the rest of the email that you are replying to.  My previous post today (given below) has been completely unrecognizable due to NOT deleting unnecessary content in the repli user 1. May 3, 2012 10:14 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Goodluck -----Original Message----- From: jro Sent: 5/4/2012 5:09:37 AM To: [address removed] user 8. May 3, 2012 10:12 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Buck up Robo type user 8. May 3, 2012 10:09 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Chill out. I work on this every day. Robo type user 8. May 3, 2012 9:49 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Robo type user 8. May 3, 2012 9:45 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - O.k. Talk to me user 8. May 3, 2012 9:39 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Scoundrel May 3, 2012 9:39 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Talk to me Index? user 8. May 3, 2012 9:35 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Index? Hello FAST members, Next weekend is the scheduled "Wilderness Survival Weekend Training" (May 11th thro user 8. May 3, 2012 9:32 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Sorry to hear that. Start over..I'm on a phone so my typing sucks. I feel your issue . Too many words..on a day user 8. May 3, 2012 9:00 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Too many words..on a day off, hope for crappy weather,grab your bag...go to a park..set up your shelter make a fire,eat food. See if the items in your bag make sense. Adjust . I use ....ahhh i can't tell the park i like... it can't hurt to hav user 8. May 3, 2012 8:49 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Scoundrel May 3, 2012 8:11 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Edible medicinal and utilitarian plants resources - Those are really good points made, and I definitely will see about POJAR! I am learning about the cornucopia of medicinal and sustenance plants that are in this environment, after living for over a decade in the desert Southwest--30 user 9. May 3, 2012 6:53 PM
Edible medicinal and utilitarian plants resources - Eventually I will put together a day class but work is blowing up right now and I work weekends anyway. These are books that everyone needs in this area. Plants of the pacific northwest - commonly referred to as POJAR. great basic field guide with ed !Tschuai May 3, 2012 6:33 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - I feel your pain bother. I'm a new "member" and am on the f brad s. May 3, 2012 3:03 PM
Next Weekend Wilderness Survival Meetup / And a Gripe - Hello FAST members, Next weekend is the scheduled "Wilderness Survival Weekend Training" (May 11th through 13th) and we still do not have a location for this meetup.  At this point I just don't see this event happening.  This meetup h user 1. May 3, 2012 1:30 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - Preview not available Karen W. Apr 28, 2012 10:48 AM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - Preview not available Karen W. Apr 28, 2012 10:46 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - Preview not available Black_Pearl Apr 28, 2012 10:32 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - Preview not available user 1. Apr 28, 2012 8:56 AM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - Preview not available brad s. Apr 27, 2012 11:16 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - I can agree with you on that he stretches things, sometimes. But i dont think he does it intentionally, most of the time. I think he does it sometimes without k edward Apr 24, 2012 10:27 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - Preview not available user 1. Apr 24, 2012 9:08 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - Does the mainstream media (local or network) not rely on sensationalism every once in a while? --- On Tue, 4/24/12, !Tschuai <[address removed]& edward Apr 24, 2012 7:56 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - Preview not available !Tschuai Apr 24, 2012 7:47 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - Just because Alex Jones makes money off of his brand doesnt mean it's all a deception. Yes, if the top elite power holders of the world (whether they be bank edward Apr 24, 2012 7:13 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - nabil Apr 24, 2012 6:08 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering / Zombie Apocalypse? - Preview not available user 1. Apr 24, 2012 11:16 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering? - Well said Mack... Sent from my HTC Inspire™ 4G on AT&T ----- Reply message ----- From: "Mack" <[address removed]> To: <[address removed]> Timothy L. Apr 24, 2012 10:43 AM
Alex Jones and Fear Mongering? - Well said, John, in terms of the value set that motivates you. A s Black_Pearl Apr 24, 2012 9:34 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering? - I think you 'nailed it'. This is something that I recently decided as well. It's a distraction from what's actually happening. He could report on facts, but let's face it - People wanna be entertained and have a gr !Tschuai Apr 24, 2012 8:53 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering? - John You make a good point. I abandoned such things long ago. People can become lost in the fog, even when awakening . Jones does not offer any solutions which, is something everyone should remain guarded from. There may be great uber sec Smiter13 Apr 24, 2012 8:25 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Alex Jones and Fear Mongering? - Are you seriously thinking that the controlled argument is viable ? Sent from my HTC Inspire™ 4G on AT&T ----- Reply message ----- From: "John" <[address removed]> T Timothy L. Apr 24, 2012 8:09 AM
Alex Jones and Fear Mongering? - Hello all, I wrote the following on a message board on another prepping meetup group this morning and thought it would be good to share with others.  It concerns Alex Jones and those of his kind.  Someone had posted one of Jone's videos so that user 1. Apr 24, 2012 6:56 AM
Films and shows to inspire ideas and discussion for our next meetup - Here are some films and TV series that you may or may not have seen before, but would be good to watch between now and our next meetup "What To Do If The Power Grid Fails Or Is Knocked Out / General Discussion." The Trigger Effe user 1. Mar 29, 2012 1:10 PM
Meetup details changed: Wilderness Survival Weekend Training - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Future-A­pocalypse-Survival-Teams/event­s/16303748/ When user 1. Mar 28, 2012 10:27 PM
Hello FAST members / Updates - Hi there everyone, I am hoping that everyone has been keeping warm and dry these past several months and eager to see the temperatures increase. I certainly have. I have been absent these past several months being extremely busy, bu user 1. Mar 22, 2012 10:11 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Article : Economic Collapse & Security: I Am Your Worst Nightmare - Doug-- I saw this in video form over the weekend...this is a great "slap in the face" to all those who feel that they can simply hunker down and ride out a collapse/disaster/etc. It's a great wake-up! Thanks user 9. Jan 30, 2012 8:36 AM
Article : Economic Collapse & Security: I Am Your Worst Nightmare - We should all realize that the police can not protect you. You are responsible for protecting yourself as is your right. You should consider all the threats that may confront you. You owe it to your family to be prepared. READ THIS!!!!! http://ne DOUG Jan 30, 2012 8:06 AM
Greetings to New Members and Our Facebook Page - I just wanted to welcome all the new members who have joined us over the past several weeks.  We hope you will join us at our upcoming meetups and that you will feel free to join in our email discussion list, which has been fairly heated recently.  Don user 1. Jan 9, 2012 3:16 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - Breathe.....take one step forward and two steps back, are we Square-Dancing, yet? Most of my members in my community are "Liked Minded", people and we all have a common goal to survive any situation that occurs. Yes, we all have different prospective DOUG Jan 9, 2012 1:56 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - Just like in the wild, it all depends on the connection between them. There may be a gray line between lone/community, but at sojme point you go from being loosely affiliated to full community. In response to an earlier post, I would consider an exte Kenneth H. Jan 9, 2012 11:01 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - It is interesting to think about the "Lone Wolf" versus "Community" perspecitve. So here is a question - If there are a 100 Lone Wolves in a forest - does that make them a community of Lone Wolves? ;) Robert L. Jan 9, 2012 10:24 AM
Community or Lone-Wolf - Thank you Ken. An excellent example of how even people who come to Black_Pearl Jan 9, 2012 10:01 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - Preview not available Robert L. Jan 9, 2012 9:54 AM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - Kenneth H. Jan 9, 2012 9:49 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - Whoa. Everyone chill out. Right now. I have zero problems banning people from the group if they didn't realize the "Do you play nice with others?" question was rhetorical.  Rrenegade Jan 9, 2012 9:44 AM
Community or Lone-Wolf - Preview not available Black_Pearl Jan 9, 2012 9:32 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - Preview not available Robert L. Jan 9, 2012 9:09 AM
Community or Lone-Wolf - I hold that community is essential for survival. And therein lies Black_Pearl Jan 9, 2012 8:34 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - As you lay it out, I would be a Lone-Wolf, as I am working with my family only right now. But to me that would be a community as right now that would be 12 people in just my family (brother, sister, mom/dad, and the kids) if we go to the next level with c Chumley Jan 8, 2012 7:43 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - Preview not available DOUG Jan 7, 2012 5:42 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - The Lone Wolf mentality has many romantic notions. And then reality sets in. How are you supposed to defend yourself and your group, while struggling to grow food, water, and the basics in a SHTF situation. Even if you do survive for a few months, yea Robert L. Jan 4, 2012 7:19 AM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Community or Lone-Wolf - Kenneth H. Jan 4, 2012 6:20 AM
Community or Lone-Wolf - If there was a man-made disaster (TEOTWAWKI SHTF/WROL), are you the type of person that will survive on their own (Lone-Wolf) or form a community? The meaning of Lone-Wolf, is a person that supporting themself or their imitate family wit DOUG Jan 3, 2012 7:09 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] ESCAPE FROM SEATTLE - Here's a book on the virtues of staying home: http:/ brad s. Dec 19, 2011 10:59 AM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] ESCAPE FROM SEATTLE - Another thing to consider is why are we bugging out? Is it a nuke/chemical/Bio attack or is it totally economically driven? If you are trying to cover yourselves for the most catastrophes envisioned, I would not plan on bugging out NE of Seattle if yo Kenneth H. Dec 19, 2011 8:47 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] ESCAPE FROM SEATTLE - Just a FYI that you most likely have thought about. Just remember that the weather in eastern WA is very different than Seattle. Water will be more difficult to find so make sure that you have thought about that if you have to bug out in summer and it is Chumley Dec 19, 2011 7:51 AM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Favorite Survival Books? - One or two only?! - that's hard. Karen W. Dec 16, 2011 9:33 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] New Years Eve? - Preview not available Karen W. Dec 16, 2011 9:17 PM
Favorite Survival Books? - Hello everyone, If you could only grab one or two books to take with you at the beginning of TEOTWAWKT to help you survive, which books would they be and why? user 1. Dec 16, 2011 1:51 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] New Years Eve? - Preview not available brad Dec 16, 2011 10:16 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] New Years Eve? - Preview not available user 1. Dec 16, 2011 7:08 AM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] New Years Eve? - Kenneth H. Dec 16, 2011 6:58 AM
Interesting survival tool - A cool survival item.  The Glowbar http://glowbar.myshopify.com/p­roducts/glowbar-classic user 1. Dec 15, 2011 6:34 PM
New Years Eve? - I am sure that most people here might have "places to go" "people to do" on New Years Eve, but I just wanted to see if anyone might be up for getting together for the New Years?  I didn't want to create a meetup for it if no one is user 1. Dec 15, 2011 6:01 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Frankenfood Has Created Frankenstein - A New Micro-Monster - Preview not available user 1. Dec 15, 2011 3:20 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Frankenfood Has Created Frankenstein - A New Micro-Monster - Kenneth H. Dec 15, 2011 3:02 PM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] Frankenfood Has Created Frankenstein - A New Micro-Monster - Hi, I am a new member to this group, and also a memb Richard K Dec 15, 2011 1:57 PM
Frankenfood Has Created Frankenstein - A New Micro-Monster - Some interesting info. user 1. Dec 15, 2011 1:39 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] ESCAPE FROM SEATTLE - Brad, I just wanted to say thanks for sharing this article.  It has some outstanding points, some of which I hadn't considered before. John On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 9:26 AM, brad snow < user 1. Dec 15, 2011 1:29 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] ESCAPE FROM SEATTLE - Preview not available DOUG Dec 15, 2011 1:09 PM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] ESCAPE FROM SEATTLE - Thank you Ken - I wholly concur. BUT! The whole conspiracy chat does bring to fore a valid point - what about security? Remember that most people who are hungry are far from "rational" - and aside from actual hunger, other forms of hunger; fear, d Robert L. Dec 15, 2011 9:22 AM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] ESCAPE FROM SEATTLE - Preview not available brad s. Dec 15, 2011 9:15 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] ESCAPE FROM SEATTLE - Well said Ken. Now back to, "escape from Seattle". Lucky for me, I live outside the city. But close enough to make a disaster situation a bit tou Rrenegade Dec 15, 2011 9:12 AM
RE: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] ESCAPE FROM SEATTLE - Kenneth H. Dec 15, 2011 7:16 AM
Re: [Future-Apocalypse-Survival-Te­ams] ESCAPE FROM SEATTLE - Nick, no need to apologize. You're level headed and thinking, actually thinking, instead of being emotionally charged. :-) We all appreciate your input. Sent from my iPh Rrenegade Dec 15, 2011 7:06 AM

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