04-07 Ready For Anything
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04-07 Ready For Anything

Tue, 22nd Oct, 2019

BMR on Tue, 22nd Oct, 2019

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I think it was David Gemmell I first read about this sort of thing, where adventurers and the sort would set up little caches here and there, and would share the locations with people. I think I also read it in some other stories. Honestly? I have no idea how feasible something like this would actually be. But I suppose I'm a little bit like Sardar here, and would like to think that there are more good people out there than there are assholes, and something like this might actually work.


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Thracecius on Tue, 22nd Oct, 2019

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Regarding the setup of stations, I believe that it is (somewhat) common for shelters to be found periodically in US national parks and other significant landmarks (Appalachain Trail, Pacific Coast Trail, etc.), but I don't know if they have basic supplies stocked of if they are empty. Certainly, at least in the areas around where Anna lives, it wouldn't surprise me that this particular practice is feasible, though I'm sure there must have been a few incidents in locations further afield.

BMR on Tue, 22nd Oct, 2019

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Oh, neat! I didn't know about that, interesting to know, thanks! And yeah, I'm just going to go with that in this setting, the folks in the area all work well with that practice, heh.

...(RockB) on Wed, 6th Nov, 2019

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Such a thing needs a certain mindset to work and a... I don't find the word, the vast majority of people who have access to these places must have this mindset, so that the whole system can work even with a few leeches. Then it'll work greatly and can be a life-saving advantage for this group.

(In our real world, I find it a damn pity that we seem to lose this mindset by and large or have already lost it in many areas to a competitive mindset. The latter works great for you as long as there are enough others you can leech from or overpower them, but once you fail "being the strongest", one single time is enough if your bad luck is bad enough, and your life is cut short. In such situations, those who share are clearly better off. (And I think it's high time to re-gain the mindset that's needed to share. The way medical insurance works would be a good start. (Sorry (a little) for the political message.)))

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