WTF How did/do people live without A/C?

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    You told us you don't use your ac :scratch:
     
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    I live in Texas and haven't turned it on in years. The bitter cold is much more difficult to deal with
     
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    Not that we're pussies but we rely on refrigerated foods. Most people live in urban areas so surviving by hunting probably won't go well.
     
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    They turn negro
     
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    Actually, I was bragging that I don't need it most of the time. Crossbreezes and such. It's ok. You read into things wrongly most of the time.
     
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    we get softer every generation.
     
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    My ideal temp is 75. Right now it's 77 in here. I have windows open. Quite comfortable.
     
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    We've largely lost the skill set required to live off the grid. We're not nearly as capable as our grandparents and great grandparents were. It makes me wish I'd have paid closer attention to some of the things my granny tried to pass on...it didn't seem very applicable at the time.
     
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    Modern convenience is a double edge sword.
     
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    It wouldn't take very long at all. With no power, the sun goes down out come the looters. Police and national guard won't be able to protect everyone. It will soon be up to individuals to protect themselves and their families.
    Everyone goofs on "preppers", but power grid interruption doesn't seem all that far-fetched. We wouldn't need flesh-eating zombies to be in deep shit.
     
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    generators and fuel
     
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    The Road is a post apocalyptic movie almost worth checking out.

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    and squirrels
     
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    My pops told me growing up they never had AC. In the summer him and his dad used to sleep on the fire escape.
     
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    Not much you can do about it. What I don't get is the motherfuckers driving around with the windows open when it's 90 out. Some people just like heat. Like a hair dryer blowing in their face. I'll never get it. Give me that A/C. I'd rather have a blanket over me than sweat.
     
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    Back when people were settling the West and the South and even in Mexico it was a comfortable 75 degrees across all of North America... then the automobile was invented and it's been a warming spiraling disaster ever since!
     
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    When it gets really hot, even riding a motorcycle sucks. The heat radiating off the road is like riding around in an oven. Forget about the misery you feel when you are sitting at a stop light, or god forbid, in a traffic jam. :suicide: :suicide: