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Should I Stay or Should I Go? How to Decide Whether to Bug Out or Bug In During an Emergency

• Organic Prepper - Daisy Luther

When disaster seems imminent, there's one vital decision that preppers have to make: grab your bag and bug out or hunker down and bug in? The lyrics from the chorus of a song by The Clash sums it up – you've got trouble either way, but one way will be worse than the other.

Because this song is now stuck in my head, I thought it should be stuck in your head, too.

Should I stay or should I go now?

Should I stay or should I go now?

If I go, there will be trouble

And if I stay it will be double

So come on and let me know

~ The Clash

If you are looking for far more detail on bugging out, check out The Bug Out Book, available instantly in PDF format.

Bug in or bug out?

Bugging In: This is when you shut the gate, lock the doors, and hunker down to weather the disaster at home with your supplies.

Bugging Out:  This is when you grab your bug-out bag, and you hit the road to go somewhere else because your home is not safe.

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Comment by Duncan Adams
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Dude just stay were you are at ... you gonna bug out .. where to .. you think country folks are gonna let you just set up camp or invite you into the house or barn ? Be a warlord or a woman that trades her virtue for a cup of cold soup ... we're all gonna suffer - stay inn the city . What do you think will be worse for you an inner city thug ... a hungry neighbor you see at church on Sunday or a pissed off farmer or country side land owner that knows the terrain. Remember ... our hogs gotta eat too ...

Anarchapulco June 2024