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THE BASIC LIST :
Get Stronger - I am average.
Lift Bodyweight - I can run with a weight of 45 pounds on my back.
Basic First Aid - I have taken basic high-school first aid.
CPR (Adult, Child & Infant) - I am certified to give CPR to adults, children, and infants.
Be Prepared (Emergency Food, First Aid, Water etc.) - No preparations currently.
Be Prepared (Tools, Radio etc.) - I have quite a few tools, but no means of outside communication besides a set of walkies.
Cooking Over Campfire - I'm no four star chef, but I can do a thing or too.
Basic Mending & Sewing - No.
Growing Food - No.
Storing Food - No.
Sport ATV Safety & Maintenance - I've ridden a four-wheeler before.
Orienteering - Basic knowledge of what direction is what, and I can use a map correctly.
Fire Safety - No alcohol near the fire, Consider flammability of environment.
Relaxation Techniques/Yoga - I like to tell jokes when I want to relax, though they can be crude at times.
Swimming/Holding Breath - I can hold my breath for about 20 seconds, and I swim at a bit above average.
Driving - I'm 16, but I haven't participated in Driving classes or anything to that degree.
INTERMEDIATE TASKS :
Advanced First Aid: I have taken basic high-school first aid classes.
Gun Safety & Maintenance - I know about basic gun safety but no idea about gun maintenance.
Load & Fire Handgun - Airsoft
Load & Fire Rifle - Airsoft.
Load & Fire Shotgun - Airsoft.
Metalworking/Welding - No professional experience.
Rock Climbing - Done it once or twice for recreation on a fake wall.
Wood Chopping - I've chopped wood before for a friend's fireplace.
Horseback Riding - I've ridden a pony.
Archery/Crossbow Skills - I can it a standing target at 40 yards
Starting/Building A Fire w/o Matches - I know one way to start a fire without matches.
Sport ATV Riding - I've ridden a four-wheeler.
Hand-To-Hand Combat/Self-Defense - Took a month long combo class (Wrestling, boxing, kickboxing.) Looked into Krav Maga, studied it a little bit, but didn't take any formal classes.
Building Rudimentary Shelter -
Foraging/Identifying Edible Plants - No.
Gather/Purify Water - I can catch the rain, get water from natural sources, then boil it over a source of heat to kill a good amount of the germs and bacterium.
Diplomacy - I'm an all right diplomat/ambassador.
Group Disaster Training - I am prepared for a zombie outbreak, flash flood and tornado.
Lock Picking - Basic 6 Pin Cylinder Locks.
Boating - Only on family fishing trips.
Marksmanship - In Airsoft, I do pretty all right.
ELITE TASKS :
Hotwiring A Vehicle - Eh... I have basic knowledge, but don't have me on speed dial when you lose your keys.
Flying Small Aircraft - No.
Landing Small Aircraft - No.
My Survival Philosophy: "No love. No mercy. No gods. No faith. Only we remain."
Weapons of Choice:
Close Quarters: In a pinch: Any blunt object with range. Ideally: A Survival Hatchet, or some type of Non-Serrated Combat Knife.
Mid Range: Some type of handgun. I'm not a gun aficionado, so I can't say specifically which.
Long Range: Some type of bolt-action rifle. As above, I can't say specifically which.
Head: Du Rag/ Swim Cap: While it may look ridiculous (And possibly feminine) to be wearing the latter outside of a swimming pool, they are good at concealing long hair, for the exact reason to simulate it not being there. Otherwise nothing, unless I'm trying to appear stylish.
Eyewear: UV Protected Sunglasses depending on the region, otherwise nothing.
Chest / stomach / arms: No additional protection.
Hands: Fingerless Leather Gloves, helps maintain a comfortable grip on handles, ledges, steering wheels, etc.
Vehicles: Presently, only a Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. (Note: This photograph is not my actual Jeep.)
About Me:When I started thinking way too much about zombies: When were you born?
What started my zombie fixation: A neural synapse.
Favorite zombie book: The Zombie Survival Guide/ The Zombie Combat Manual
Favorite zombie movie: Shaun of The Dead
Favorite quote in any zombie movie: Shaun:"Pete? Pete?" Ed:"OI PRICK!" *simultaneously* "he's not here."
My Survival Plan:My “handle” should you look for you on the radio waves or web: Duton for the web, Ryan for radio
My location: Oregon.
Is my plan dependent on zombies in your home town, or anywhere?: Pretty much anywhere except huge cities
Will I be staying in my home or headed somewhere else?: I hope to go to an RVE in my local region, and plan from there.
If I'm heading out, how do I plan to get there?: Most likely the Cherokee.
Got anyone I want to take with me?: My family. My close friends. Anyone who I've screened and has proven useful and not planning on betraying me.
How will I communicate with the outside world, or do I plan to go the hermit route?: People are dangerous. Extensive screening and loyalty tests before accepting anyone into my group.
How am I planning to get food and water?: Unknown as of late. Relying on the kindness of the universe at the moment.
What’s my weapon of choice? Do you need to reload that thing? Gotta plan for that?: I'd like to avoid direct confrontation if possible, however, if it is necessary, see my weapons stated above.
Got a survival philosophy?: Resources such as ammunition, building supplies, gasoline, etc. are not nearly as important as the resource used to acquire them. Manpower.
Am I willing to hook up with other survivors?: Maybe. Depends.
Is my plan based on a book/movie/blog/scientist other survivors may have heard of?: No current plan as of late.
Latest page update: Oct 14 2011, 11:49 PM EDT