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Date: 03/16/14 08:20 AM

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    diemorondie Female 18-29
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    March 15, 2014 at 1:51 pm
    Link: 5 Survival Myths That Could Kill You - Contrary to what you may have seen on TV & in various Liam Neeson movies, these myths could be the cause of your demise
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    Mr_Pedo_Bear Male 70 & Over
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    March 16, 2014 at 8:34 am
    From someone who was in a survival situation (and now does occasional I nearly died shows on tv ;) )

    The water one should be clearer. If you`re having to fill up on water and leave the water source. If you down as much water as you can when you`re there. You can flush your system of essential salts etc. So drink as much as you need, but don`t drink as much as you can which was a mistake i made.
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    drawman61 Male 50-59
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    March 16, 2014 at 10:41 am
    Keep calm? There`s a snake hanging off my butt.
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
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    March 16, 2014 at 11:55 am
    It`s 0.8 miles to my local pub. I think I`ll last out.
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    Jake_Justus Male 50-59
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    March 16, 2014 at 12:28 pm

    That`s why the cautious adventurer never travels without his patented "Kevin Costner Waterworld Urine Filter" ...

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    piratefish Male 40-49
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    March 16, 2014 at 2:06 pm
    Aren`t many of these common sense? Besides, anyone who has ever been in the military can tell you about the hydration and shelter priorities. And only people who watch Bear Gryll`s think drinking your own urine will save you from dehydration (it might save your ass temporarily in a pinch - but it won`t do jack for heat stroke).
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    DFWBrysco Male 40-49
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    March 16, 2014 at 6:33 pm
    You know Jake, I never did get that in the movie. If they have the technology to remove impurities from urine leaving basically... well, water, then why couldn`t they build one to filter the water they lived on?

    I mean... it is a water WORLD, right? Did I miss something?
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    March 16, 2014 at 9:43 pm
    I agree with most of these comments, except the shelter thing is obviously not aimed at people in hot climates. I bet the original army reel would have been more enlightening.

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