You remember these from a few weeks back:
I was making room on my bookshelves and decided to give these away. As I mentioned then, they aren’t 2018’s hot new titles, but there’s some great stuff here for people interested in preparedness or adventurous fun.
See below for how to win them all.
The 14 books and one DVD are:
- Off the Grid: Inside the movement for more space, less government, and true independence in modern America, Nick Rosen, 2010
- The Modern Survival Manual: Surviving the Economic Collapse, Fernando “FerFAL” Aguirre, 2009
- Bug Out: The complete plan for escaping a catastrophic disaster before it’s too late, Scott B. Williams (autographed), 2010
- 31 Days to Survival: A complete plan for emergency preparedness, M.D. Creekmore, 2012
- Dirt-Cheap Survival Retreat: One Man’s Solution, M.D. Creekmore, 2011
- Naked Into the Wilderness: Primitive wilderness skills, applied, John & Geri McPherson, 2004 (DVD)
- Surviving a Disaster: Evacuation strategies and emergency kits for staying alive, Tony Nester (autographed), 2007
- Aircrew Survival, Department of the Air Force pamphlet, 1985
- Sniper Training and Employment, Department of the Army booklet, 1989
- PVC Projects for the Outdoorsman, Tom Forbes, 1999
- Survival Mom, Lisa Bedford, 2012
- Preparedness: The basics and beyond, Mark A. Smith, 2012
- Grid Down Reality Bites, Bruce “Buckshot” Hemming and Sara Freeman (autographed by both authors), 2011
- Holding Your Ground: Preparing for defense if it all falls apart, Joe Nobody, 2011
- The Prepared Family Guide to Uncommon Diseases, Enola Gay et al. (autographed), 2011
- Strategic Relocation: North American guide to safe places, 3rd edition, Joel M. Skousen and Andrew Skousen, 2010
- Even More Dangerously Fun Stuff for Boys Who Never Really Grew Up, various authors, 2010
How to win.
1. Contest is open to anybody, anywhere.
2. I will pay media-mail shipping within the U.S.; if the winner is in any other country, s/he will have to pay shipping (which, alas, may not be worth it; mailing heavy items outside the country gets pricey very fast).
3. To enter, send an email to bookcontest-at-hermit-dot-cotse-dot-net telling why you need/want/believe you’re the best person in the world to receive these items. Your entry may be of any reasonable length and you may enter more than once.
4. Email your entries before January 10, 2019.
5. Entries will be judged on: a) Your real-world use/need for the items (60%); b) uniqueness/creativity of your entry (30%); c) style, wit, profundity, desperation, gud speling, or other intangibles (10%). In event of a tie, I’ll put potential winners’ names in a hat and draw one.
Any questions? Anything I forgot to state? Put your query into comments.