So your house or dwelling is burning to the ground...

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  1. BrulesRules

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    I saw a house fire this weekend and it got me thinking to what I would grab before a mad dash to safety.

    You know you have exactly 2 minutes to grab as many things out of your place before it is destroyed and you are burnt like toast. What things would you make sure you get out of the house??

    I think I could get all these out in 2 minutes.

    - my phone
    - hard drive with pictures from over the years
    - throw the cats in a kennel (would take a little bit to round them up)
    - Throw the guinea pigs in their spare cage
    - car keys

    The rest of the stuff I could get replaced with the insurance money.
     
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    Teeney My friends call me Lissette Gold

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    Don't put the cats in a kennel. Open a window, door or something else for them to get out on their own. They don't respond like dogs and you'll get killed trying to corral them.
     
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    are you sure you could carry the big black one?
     
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    one was declawed before we got her...she'd never make it on her own
     
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    Teeney My friends call me Lissette Gold

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  7. Lawsy

    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    My child obviously. Photo albums, flash drives, my baby blanket, my poochie, my purse...my jewelry...

    i have a gf who had to flee bc of Katrina. She lost about 80% of her shit. She is still rebuilding her life to this day.
     
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  9. BrulesRules

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    Did she have to live in one of those FEMA trailers?
     
  10. Lawsy

    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    No not at all. She and her bf moved in with his folks for six months then moved back down to ga.
     
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    If you're lucky you'll get your pets & shoes (which are very important once you find yourself standing outside watching firemen work at a snails pace, while your house burns down :down: at-least that was my experience :down: )

    The real key is having good insurance, even if you're just a renter. Renters insurance is very cheap.

    I was lucky- although it was a 5 alarm-er (4 houses, son. Bigguns. Shit was bananas.) our apartment was on the ground floor, we just got horrendous water damage. Were back in 3-4 months later.

    I have a buddy though who just lost everything. The poor bastard. W/o renters insurance. He's screwed. But hey, they're alive :thumbup2:
     
  13. BrulesRules

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    hopefully they got a fat insurance check.
     
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  15. BrulesRules

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    wow, well glad you escaped that without too much damage. Lots of apartments make you sing up for renter's insurance before signing a lease.
     
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    Flafla is right though. Trust me. Finding her after is way better than prolonging your time inside. For both you and her.
     
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    My kid,
    My roommate's kids (if she needed help rounding them up),
    I'd throw my phone in my purse and take that,
    My daughter's baby book,
    My laptop.

    IF I had time...
    A couple paintings I'd made,
    some clothes,
    my TV
     
  18. Lawsy

    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    How did the fire start?
     
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    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits Gold

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    twat cream :hhh:

    Naz won't have to worry about all his Leafs Stanley Cup memorabilia
     
  20. Lawsy

    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    I don't know why but a visual of you lugging your flat screen out the door amidst the chaos makes me giggle.