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Site Rules, Regulations, and Traditions
Things you need to know and adhere to if you want to stay out of trouble here. There is also information about authorized vendors, advertisements, site sponsors, and how to become one, as well as a section for our site traditions, new and old.

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Important System News and Announcements
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Current Events of Note
Important events worldwide that might affect you, our members.

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New Member Introductions
Tell us a little about yourself and how you found us.

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Contests & Giveaways

We hold yearly contests around our site's birthday and often have special unannounced prize giveaways. This is the place where you'll find the rules and other info about them.
The Rules
General contest rules and specific rules for certain contests in their own subs.

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Educational Materials

Building your prepping-related survival library.
Books and eBooks
Discussion about prepping related reading materials.

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Last post: May 21, 2024, 04:25:22 PM Re: University of Utah M... by TACAIR

Useful Links
Links to other sites or other web resources of particular note.

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Last post: April 29, 2024, 12:07:57 PM Re: Tornado Tracker by flybynight

Prepping Discussion

Discussion of prepping related topics other than gear.  Techniques, tips, and examination of both prepping wins and prepping fails.
Bugout Location Planning & Preps
Finding and preparing the site of your dream bugout location.

Moderator: SCBrian

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Last post: May 04, 2024, 02:55:53 PM Re: Why don't we build t... by Moab

Disasters in Current Events
Discussion of breaking and continuing events that can affect member's health and survival.

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Last post: June 02, 2024, 07:56:53 PM Re: The coming AI takeov... by Crimson_Phoenix

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Sheltering In Place
The zombies are on their way, are you ready for them, wherever you are?

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Last post: April 19, 2024, 09:10:17 AM Re: Prepping In Small Sp... by DarkAxel

Survival Planning with Family and Pets
Sometimes, having family or a pet with you is a good thing, sometimes it's a liability, this section will help you reduce any of that liability and protect the ones you care about.

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Last post: May 10, 2024, 11:50:16 PM Re: What to bring to a R... by TACAIR

Wall of Shame
Prep Failures and Lessons Learned

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Last post: April 10, 2024, 02:58:06 PM Re: That's when I knew I... by MacWa77ace

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Prepping Tools and Gear Discussions (incl. reviews)

General discussion of the tools and gear to keep you alive and well in a disaster.  This section also includes gear and tool reviews.
Binoculars and Other Non-Weapon Optics
This is for the discussion of any type of optical distance viewing device other than those mounted on weapons.

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Last post: June 07, 2024, 10:30:14 AM Re: Compact, lightweight... by Moab

Carrying All Your Stuff
Information and discussion on making your own INCH bag, get-home bag, or bugout bag. Also includes gear reviews of bags, packs, cases, etc.

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Last post: May 25, 2024, 05:24:15 PM Re: $60 eight pistol har... by Moab

Clothing & Footwear
AKA: What the well dressed prepper is wearing these days

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Last post: May 29, 2024, 04:34:31 PM Re: Lightweight wool shi... by Optimist

Communications
Getting your message across, no matter how you do it.  FRS, GMRS, HAM, carrier pigeons, hobo signs, texting, social media, it's all good and variety ensures you'll have a way in an emergency. UF0ZS strongly encourages its members to obtain their ham or GMRS license and become familiar with how these two services work.

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Last post: May 27, 2024, 06:51:09 PM Re: Neighborhood low pow... by Z.O.R.G.

Cooking and Hydration
Food, water, and other edible things.  This is the place to discuss how and where to buy them, how to store them, and ways to transport them.

Moderator: Ever (Zombiepreparation)

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Emergency Medical Gear and Care
Includes both First Aid and Field Medicine

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Last post: December 18, 2023, 05:42:14 PM Re: Make me smart: Chest... by Z.O.R.G.

Let There Be Light!
Flashlights, candles, lanterns, and other light-producing gear and materials.
 (includes gear reviews)

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Last post: May 20, 2024, 10:19:48 PM Re: The All Purpose Flas... by EBuff75

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Last post: March 08, 2024, 09:02:43 PM Re: Computers CHAT - 202... by Ever (Zombiepreparation)

Sheltering in the Field
Tents and other temporary emergency shelter

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Transportation
Getting you and your gear from A to B via wheels, tracks, skis, wings, boat, train, or feet. Includes gear reviews.

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Last post: June 10, 2024, 11:01:51 PM Re: What did you do toda... by Halfapint

Miscellaneous Gear
Gear not already covered by a category

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Last post: May 25, 2024, 09:23:54 AM Re: Body Armor? by echo83

Sub-BoardsAssistive Devices

Off-Topic (CHATS, Humor, Socializing)

We are a very social community and these areas give you a place to interact with your fellow members on matters other than survival.
Just For Laughs (humor)
Prepping is serious business but sometimes you just need to sit back and enjoy a few laughs.

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Last post: May 23, 2024, 06:25:06 PM Re: Joke of the day by flybynight

Military and Veterans
Things of interest to our military and veteran members.

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