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Old 05-31-2007, 03:37 PM   #1
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My name is Martha. I'm really behind in the retirement savings game. But it's never too late to save, right? Anyway, I am looking for some general advice and some things in particular too. See ya out there, but before I go, answer me this:

You're stranded on a small boat adrift at sea, name 3 things in the boat with you...
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Old 05-31-2007, 03:42 PM   #2
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My name is Martha. I'm really behind in the retirement savings game. But it's never too late to save, right? Anyway, I am looking for some general advice and some things in particular too. See ya out there, but before I go, answer me this:

You're stranded on a small boat adrift at sea, name 3 things in the boat with you...
Food, water, and Vida Guerra...
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:06 PM   #3
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A case of water ,sunscreen and a good book
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:51 PM   #4
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A satellite phone, the # for the coast guard and a gallon jug of drinking water.
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Old 05-31-2007, 07:12 PM   #5
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fishing pole with hook, jug of water ,sail
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:07 PM   #6
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GPS to know where I am, a cell phone to tell someone and water to drink until they arrive.

Check this out, too: Worst-Case Scenarios
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A tarp, a case of water and a flare gun.

I would use the tarp to protect me from the sun and to catch rainwater.
The flare gun is to attract attention from passing craft.
I don't want anything that needs a battery.
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Old 06-01-2007, 07:42 AM   #9
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DING! DING! DING!
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Hi Martha,

Good to see you here, lots of humor is following you, I see.

I would probably bring some Fed Ex boxes and hope one of them contains coffee beans.
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Old 06-12-2007, 07:38 PM   #11
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Old 06-13-2007, 06:43 AM   #12
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Same here. 2 seasoned sailors and a set of h'oars.
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There are actually about 14 things in the boat, but I will name three: One oar, an empty beer can, and a piece of seaweed.
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