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I Want To Survive In The Wilderness

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    I am currently amassing supplies

    for A trip back to the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Soon I will go back.
    TheFreestone TheFreestone 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    It's stupid to say that we need money to survive but honestly that is the way this world has been set up. I do believe that life in the wilderness would be hard but that is only...
    electrapleiadian electrapleiadian 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Basically what I want to do is set up an organisation that promotes and makes it a reality for people to live in the wild. Hunter-gatherer style. A way of life that doesn't harm...
    Christianmckenna Christianmckenna 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I'd love to just take a month and just see if I could do it, to be able to survive and live off the land.. It would be quite the challenge that I'm more than willing to take on!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 3

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    So i figured i would post some of my recent experience about me and my son's 5 day wilderness trip this past week. We went to the pine barrens in nj. For those that never heard of...
    TheHarrowing TheHarrowing 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Every day that I have no contact with my crush, I'm going to upload a song. ;-)"Come Back" by the Mighty WahDown by the docks the talking turned:"As some are striving to survive...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F Sep 6

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    For years I have wanted to sack off society; it's broken, every part of modern life is dominated by money. I have written a lot of private stuff on my views and opinions of our...
    Wildfocus Wildfocus 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I survived Hurricane Andrew back in 1992. I will never forget that summer I spent with my grandmother. I was at the Imperial at Brickell in downtown Miami FL, and was about 7 at...
    jt8md88 jt8md88 26-30, M Sep 3

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    It's amazing how many things I survived. I attempted suicide various ways and didn't even reach a near point of death. I ate poison, tried choking myself, walk through a street...
    MariaAkumbaya MariaAkumbaya 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Last night I faced something I knew I would be facing a a soon to be single mom with no family near me. The ER.... by myself and all 4 kids. My son cut his foot and needed stitches...
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F Sep 5

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    On june 11 2014 my girlfriend and I were riding home after work around 10:30 pm on a hilly county road , coming up to the top of a hill i seen one set of headlights then another...
    blahbla43 blahbla43 31-35, M Sep 14

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    I met him when I was a freshman in high school, he was a senior. After he graduated I'd run into him every so often when I would be grocery shopping with my parents or out and...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    When ISIS changed its name in June from “the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL, or the Arabic acronym ISIS) to simply “the Islamic State”, this was a shift of...
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    As for additional findings regarding all this enormous deluged water activity to our west side lower states territories.. I strongly feel we need to keep in mind also regarding...
    NIGHTWRITER84848 NIGHTWRITER84848 46-50, F Sep 9

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    11th entry, Saturday 13th/Sep/2014 well it's a lovely afternoon just watching the sunset and reminiscing, I actually can't believe I'm through with college, God sometimes when I...
    LoneDovahKiin LoneDovahKiin 22-25, M Sep 13

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    i am at a Point where i cannot plan ahead anymore. i mean i could but ii is useless. There are to many things i cannot influence anymore. so i try to survive every day, financially...
    Crown63 Crown63 51-55, M Sep 18

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    Its a messy miracle. 12 step programs helped. And tax payers. Too sensitive to cruelty. And moronic reasons for it. Geared to see humans be creative. Humane...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 19

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    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/24/how-to-survive-a-plane-cr_0_n_5875108.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063
    yiskah yiskah 18-21 6 days ago

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    We are not truly free. We live in a world full of restrictions and prohibitions. We pay to exist. How can one be truly happy living this way. Armed with this new found realisation...
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    I have had the worst case of baby fever for the last year. I'm marrying the love of my life next year and all of the planning is underway. We both want a baby but we can afford it...
    anabro anabro 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I don't want to live my life in a holding pattern, neither good, nor bad... just existing. Barely holding on until the next trial lays me flat once more. I want to live my life...
    Aurinne Aurinne 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm new here, created my account just to find people that can tell me what I need to know and have, in order for me to leave society. I'm sick and tired of the monetary system...
    AtlasTheExplorer AtlasTheExplorer 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 4

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    Reading all these stories of women who have stayed for 10+ years makes my heart ache. I don't want to put up with this emotional turmoil for that long. How did you ladies find the...
    Galaxystar25 Galaxystar25 22-25, F Sep 20

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    So it began at age 3 when my parents separated . I felt all alone in the world at that time , remembering the fights my mum and dad use to have constantly. I had been sent to my...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Sep 20

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    On a ship. Like the Titanic. I want to be the Captain, and yes, i want the ship to sink BUT i want to live and tell the story of how I survived and traveled to New Zealand later...
    UNAVAILABLEUSER UNAVAILABLEUSER 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    About me: 1. I live in the USA 2. I am happily married 3. I have an awesome daughter 4. I have two beautiful granddaughters 5. I have one dog 4. I have four birds 5. I have...
    Apsenniel Apsenniel 70+, F 5 Responses Sep 2

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    This year is such a rough year, and september has started pretty awful. Not a day goes by that i didnt cry. Everything is stressing me out, and the thoughts that the razors would...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Basically what I want to do is set up an organisation that promotes and makes it a reality for people to live in the wild. Hunter-gatherer style. A way of life that doesn't harm...
    Christianmckenna Christianmckenna 16-17, M Sep 8

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    One year roughing it. Not on my own. Pals helped but me did it solo. Wanted off the planet three times. Wanted to erase enemies too. But didnt. Helped people...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 11

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    Last month was the 20th anniversary of the Trauner Fire in Rough & Ready. I am posting this story as a reminder to us all to keep ourselves fire safe. Remember people and animals...
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    SemperFilthy SemperFilthy 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I Miss Your Smile More Than Anything Everything was wrong, lost in a hurricane A desperate feeling Somehow we turned it right Into something beautiful and pure Power between...
    1NewWorldToronto 1NewWorldToronto 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    1. I don't have fake body parts. 2. My body's not perfect but it's mine. 3. I don't digitize my pictures of me. What you see is exactly what you see away from the camera. 4. I don...
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    theShamanDon theShamanDon 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Thursday. Paid three pals back over two days Survived mentor talking crazy. Hurt over poverty plus mentor growing repulsive after talking me into bad choices.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 4

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    This gang in a bar bet me on a sports game only thing I didn't know it was replay , top 3 guys filled my holes than any one could use me as they wanted . One girl stuck polish...
    Pizzapaul Pizzapaul 18-21, M Sep 5

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    Well this more than just my depression. I was diagnosed at 13 with clinical depression and. rapid cycling bipolar disorder. A real living hell with the knowledge that my sadness...
    jwolf09 jwolf09 22-25, M Sep 7

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    So Mr thought me to be mentally ill; yeah I was the time I said yes to his proposal the time I left my ex for him.If I felt low enough and that too because of this bastard telling...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 12

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    Friday. Survived boring. Talked about pairing. Had symptoms.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 12

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    Saturday. Cleaned. Survived talks. Got symptomatic and couldnt sleep or feel positive for long.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    Sunday. Napped. Weekend survived. Low on yummy food.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 14

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    Today, September 15, is my 5 year cancer survivor anniversary! The day that most cancer survivors are considered cured! I was lucky mine was caught early, so that I only had to go...
    Itsmytime2be Itsmytime2be 41-45, F 13 Responses Sep 15

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    Monday. Looked at posts on ep. Survived trolls on ep. Got more disgusted with society due to ep trolls.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 15

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    Wednessday. Helped motorists. Survived symptoms again. Got er bill.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 17