View Poll Results: What you are doing to prep for Maria?

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  • What's a "Maria"?

    1 4.17%
  • Nothing, not going to bother me... I can't be bothered.

    1 4.17%
  • Little. Some prep. Extra 6 pack.

    3 12.50%
  • Some prep. We have extra stuff for a couple of days.

    5 20.83%
  • Med. prep. Shutters and extra food and water for a few days.

    9 37.50%
  • Big prep. Bring her on. Closed up, extra fuel and 2 weeks of food and water.

    5 20.83%
  • I'm invincible. Bring it on and more.

    0 0%
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Thread: Hurricane Maria Preparations

  1. #1
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    Default Maria prep.

    Perhaps Nels or someone can set this up better. (I know that they can.) I think it would be interesting to get a general idea of what people are doing to get ready for Maria. Given that Irma was kind, did that change your thinking? Give the area/location of where you are plz.

    What you are doing to prep for Maria?
    1. What's a "Maria"?
    2. Nothing, not going to bother me... I can't be bothered.
    3. Little. Some prep. Extra 6 pack.
    4. Some prep. We have extra stuff for a couple of days.
    5. Med. prep. Shutters and extra food and water for a few days.
    6. Big prep. Bring her on. Closed up, extra fuel and 2 weeks of food and water.
    7. I'm invincible. Bring it on and more.

    (ya! I know that I'm a 7. At least in my head I am.)

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    cars are filled up. gas tanks filled up. pantry stocked. tomorrow is baking day where i prep supplies for us and the family.
    windows are not boarded and no extra preparations carried outside.
    so level 4, i guess? apart from the fact that food and water would last us 2 weeks or more, if need be.

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    I guess I am a 3, bought a little extra food, wine, beer and water. Ready to hunker down

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    by the scale ---- 5 in Cabrera

    Can't do much more.... roof solar panels are tucked behind the main roof, opposite side to ocean (1/4-1/2 mi away)
    100M on a cliff, in a swale protected from winds from the east.
    Hurricane proof (untested) windows/doors..

    No structural damage last time

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    Extra 5 gallon of water. Gas for the little Honda generator and cooking gas bottle filled. Fruit, Corn Flakes with shelf-life milk, peanut butter and bread and several bags of chips and a boat-load of Ramen soup supplied in cabinets. Claro dish tied down with rope. Laundry and sheets and towels washed and drying. Three hail Marys and two Our Fathers (I'm not even Catholic) - and a fresh bottle of Ron Barcelo Imperial - which can be tolerated without ice. So bring it on Maria, and please blow down my neighbor's obnoxious tree, which dirties my pool with nasty white fuzz. - and all in his yard

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    7 fer sure

    wish I had left the plywood on from Irma, though

    this time I'm "buying" plywood instead of "renting" plywood, I won't be caught scrambling for wood and installation ever again

    I'm a mega over prepper, decades in Florida will do that to you

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    I still had the furniture and electronics from downstairs in my living-room upstairs so just to bring inside a couple of 5 gal. of water, bring the cat litters upstairs and we are in business... Kinda fed-up thought... Hope that's the last... I don't appreciate the disturbances in my routine...

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    4....

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    4-5. I think this is the most preparations we've made in my 18 years here - I arrived the year after hurricane Georges.

    Extra food supplies and drinking water, candles and matches
    Filled several emergency water receptacles
    Vehicle has full tank
    Set up auto-reply on email in case we lose power/internet
    Took down perspex sheets from roof terrace pergola as were likely to fly
    Some protection on doors and windows but not boarded up
    Valuables and documentation in plastic bags, also made sure we have some ready cash

    Thinking of investing in hurricane shutters.
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    Only filled up the tank of one car, but that's was because it was empty. 

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