Surviving Vegas-type situation

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Surviving Vegas-type situation

Post by Hebrew Hammer » Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:00 pm

What's the best thing to do if you're in that situation - you hear gun shots, they're scattered, people falling everywhere, you have no idea where shots are coming from, you're wide open. What do you do to maximize odds of living - run, crawl, curl up in a ball and stay put?
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Re: Surviving Vegas-type situation

Post by nafod » Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:36 pm

Run to cover

Make yourself small

Both presume you know where the shooting is coming from
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Re: Surviving Vegas-type situation

Post by Yes I Have Balls » Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:36 pm

Hebrew Hammer wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:00 pm
What's the best thing to do if you're in that situation - you hear gun shots, they're scattered, people falling everywhere, you have no idea where shots are coming from, you're wide open. What do you do to maximize odds of living - run, crawl, curl up in a ball and stay put?
Make yourself small. Like the kids in Newtown.

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Re: Surviving Vegas-type situation

Post by DrDonkeyLove » Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:23 pm

For whatever reason you may find the need to exit a mall immediately whether it be terrorism, a shooter, a flash mob, or anything else where you don't want to get funneled into the main exits with everyone else, there are alternatives.

Most stores receive their product deliveries from corridors behind the stores. In an emergency you can run through a store and out their back door. The downside is you may lose your orientation because it can be a maze in a big mall, but it's an available option in a serious situation.
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Re: Surviving Vegas-type situation

Post by dead man walking » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:41 pm

republican senator thune of of s.dak. suggests that you "make yourself small."

thanks senator. big help. although the adivice might relieve some mickey's anxiety about being shot.
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Re: Surviving Vegas-type situation

Post by nafod » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:33 pm

I carry, along with my three survival knives, a pocketful of flash-bangs. Good for active shooter incidents and for running into your mistress while with the wife.
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Re: Surviving Vegas-type situation

Post by nafod » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:34 pm

Yes I Have Balls wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:36 pm
Hebrew Hammer wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:00 pm
What's the best thing to do if you're in that situation - you hear gun shots, they're scattered, people falling everywhere, you have no idea where shots are coming from, you're wide open. What do you do to maximize odds of living - run, crawl, curl up in a ball and stay put?
Make yourself small. Like the kids in Newtown.
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Re: Surviving Vegas-type situation

Post by seeahill » Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:27 pm

I don't know, but it seemed the guy was trying to hurt as many people as he could. Therefore he was shooting into the crowd. Flock shooting. One solution would have been to separate yourself from the crowd.

Would I have figured that out when it was happening? Not likely.
But now it will be on my mind.
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