Wednesday, September 07, 2005

The Price of Survival

Wizbang runs the numbers:

12 cans of Dinty Moore Beef Stew (540 calories/can): $23.88
10 gallons store-brand springwater: $5.50
5 cheap Dollar Store flashlights: $5.00
5 4-packs of batteries for flashlights: $5.00
Cheap AM/FM Radio from Dollar Store: $5.00
5 4-packs of batteries for radio from Dollar Store: $5.00
Manual can opener from Dollar Store: $1.00

All prices from Hannaford Markets and Family Dollar.

Total expenditure for survival kit: $50.38

Surviving disaster despite best advice of Kos, Atrios, and the rest: Priceless

A comment down below adds:

Don't forget, you need a $200 shotgun and $30 of ammunition so you can manage to keep all that other stuff.

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