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Various little survival tips
« on: February 12, 2013, 06:33:07 PM »
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"Most of us don’t carry a compass at all times. Here’s a quick trick to use your wristwatch as a compass. Point the hour hand at the sun and create an imaginary line between the hour hand and the 12 o’clock section. That imaginary line will point you south."

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Re: Various little survival tips
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2013, 07:16:56 PM »
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That imaginary line will point you south.

In the Northern Hemisphere, that is.

Or, in the Southern Hemisphere:
the line between the hour hand and the 6 will point to north.

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Re: Various little survival tips
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2013, 02:51:53 AM »
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That imaginary line will point you south.

In the Northern Hemisphere, that is.

Or, in the Southern Hemisphere:
the line between the hour hand and the 6 will point to north.

Mr. Farmer, thanks!
Pretty important to know that, as well!  :)

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Re: Various little survival tips
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2013, 05:56:15 AM »

Yowbarb and/or Jim - Will this method be reliable after the Pole Shift...? Thanx.

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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2013, 06:11:49 AM »

Another way without the use of a compass or watch with hands and with using materials at hand. Would be to drive a stick/stake into the ground and place a rock/marker at the end of its shadow. wait 15 minutes, as the Sun moves, so will the shadow, put another rock at the end of the new shadow. Draw a line between the two rocks/markers. Now, with your back to the initial marker/stick, point your toes at your drawn line and North is straight ahead. Main factor here is that you will need reliable sunshine.

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Re: Various little survival tips
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2013, 06:53:30 AM »

Yowbarb and/or Jim - Will this method be reliable after the Pole Shift...? Thanx.

¡Quién sabe! - er - Who knows!!

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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2013, 07:34:34 AM »

Yowbarb and/or Jim - Will this method be reliable after the Pole Shift...? Thanx.

Yes, after the movements settle down, because, according to the Zetas, it will be a crust shift, not a tilt of the axis of revolution.  The new north pole will be in the Atlantic off the point of Brazil, and the new south pole will be in the Indian Ocean off the point of India.

See http://planetxtownhall.com/index.php?topic=1425.msg16889#msg16889  and http://planetxtownhall.com/index.php?topic=1118.msg13512#msg13512


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Re: Various little survival tips
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2013, 01:48:39 PM »
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