Hey, who wants to buy a lake house and turn it into a commune?

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Hey, who wants to buy a lake house and turn it into a commune?

Post by Sades » Thu Sep 02, 2021 7:55 am

It’d be cool! We’d have a place we could all vacation at, maybe with a nice beach, near some potable freshwater so it’s a useful retreat for when the apocalypse comes.

We’ve all got to contribute though, so LEARN A SKILL. See, I can sew, cook, fish, care for some forms of livestock and forage and I know how to butcher and prepare game and hides, and I’m willing to learn how to hunt. But I can’t garden for shit (I’ve tried :( ) or fix things so somebody better step up.

No weirdos.

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Re: Hey, who wants to buy a lake house and turn it into a commune?

Post by Sades » Sat Sep 04, 2021 2:52 am

Y’all suck :sweatdrop

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Post by Skyquake87 » Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:03 pm

I can also cook and do gardening - I'm not super green fingered, but like having a go (helps to start with stuff that'll pretty much grow no matter what like potatoes). Quite willing to have a go at fixing/ building things (I love flatpacks, so chopping/ sawing wood and building stuff would be cool).

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Re: Hey, who wants to buy a lake house and turn it into a commune?

Post by Denyer » Sat Sep 04, 2021 5:41 pm

What could go wrong? -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y02WPJGZK8

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I can garden, build, etc, and deal with basic plumbing/electrics, but it's not exactly a vocation.

The problem with more parts of the planet becoming uninhabitable, dangerous wet bulb temperatures, etc, is going to be the mass exoduses.

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Re: Hey, who wants to buy a lake house and turn it into a commune?

Post by Sades » Sat Sep 04, 2021 6:23 pm

Skyquake87 wrote:
Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:03 pm
(helps to start with stuff that'll pretty much grow no matter what like potatoes)

Fun fact, there are limits to this. I thought I had a deep enough container- nope!

Denyer wrote:
Sat Sep 04, 2021 5:41 pm
What could go wrong? -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y02WPJGZK8
That's why I said no weirdos. Foolproof!


You're both on my apocalypse team. Er, vacation home timeshare list thing. Yes.

Don't worry about the mass exoduses, we'll probably be dead by then.

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Post by Clogs » Sun Sep 19, 2021 11:05 am

Not sure a lake house will guarantee our survival unless there’s an underground complex of James Bond villain type beneath it, but I’m in.

I can garden, upcycle stuffs and organise (although not in the Marie Condo style; that’s too OCD). And you can all benefit from my old person wisdom hem-hem.

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Post by Hound » Mon Sep 20, 2021 12:12 am

I would very much like the underground James Bond villain complex. I'm in.

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Post by Sades » Mon Sep 20, 2021 9:44 am

Hound wrote:
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I would very much like the underground James Bond villain complex. I'm in.
Wait, waitwaitwaitwait. NOW you’re in?

No hon. You were in this sinking ship from the start.

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Re: Hey, who wants to buy a lake house and turn it into a commune?

Post by Skyquake87 » Wed Sep 22, 2021 7:05 pm

...might be moving to the lakehouse sooner than expected, given we're in an energy pickle over here right now.

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Re: Hey, who wants to buy a lake house and turn it into a commune?

Post by Sades » Sun Sep 26, 2021 6:59 pm

Skyquake87 wrote:
Wed Sep 22, 2021 7:05 pm
...might be moving to the lakehouse sooner than expected, given we're in an energy pickle over here right now.
Sweet or dill? Or other?

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Post by Skyquake87 » Mon Sep 27, 2021 7:21 pm

The sort of pickle only a pandemic, a huge shift in consumer behaviour, furloughing staff, Brexit (to an extent) and a skills shortage can cause.

I don't know what it's like elsewhere in the world, but we find ourselves grappling with an acute shortage of lorry drivers to get stuff from a to b. A bit like the NHS doesn't have a nurses and doctors, but no one really does anything about that, because it doesn't involve the movement of goods. What a country.

Oh and we also have problems with energy; we've a shortage of gas (like mainland Europe, we're reliant on a really big pipe from Russia which pumps the stuff over to us. As well as from Norway and that, which is affecting energy prices as it costs gas/electric companies more to buy the fuel they need. A few have already gone out of business.

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Post by Heinrad » Mon Sep 27, 2021 7:40 pm

Yeah, we're running into a similar problem over here. Not enough drivers are driving gas prices up, food prices, all the prices.

A commune is sounding better and better........

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Post by Sades » Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:50 pm

Right?

We need someone who can build a big fence. Anyone know any comically large lumberjacks?

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Re: Hey, who wants to buy a lake house and turn it into a commune?

Post by Warcry » Fri Oct 01, 2021 8:22 pm

Sades wrote:
Thu Sep 02, 2021 7:55 am
No weirdos.
I feel excluded! :(

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Re: Hey, who wants to buy a lake house and turn it into a commune?

Post by Sades » Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:41 am

It's because you're from Winterpeg and I'm afraid you're gonna shank me. Or bring the snow with you. :o

To be fair however, I moved to another country with a random dude from the internet after only technically meeting him twice. Going in on a timeshare with someone from the 'Peg wouldn't be the riskiest thing I've done. You're in! \o/

This morning Hound was like "No one's posted at the Archive in two days!" and I said "I'll post!"... the noise he made can only be described as a "Ehhhhh..." :laugh:

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Re: Hey, who wants to buy a lake house and turn it into a commune?

Post by Unicron » Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:48 am

Sades wrote:
Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:41 am
This morning Hound was like "No one's posted at the Archive in two days!" and I said "I'll post!"... the noise he made can only be described as a "Ehhhhh..." :laugh:
Gee, that sounds like a problem he could have rectified himself rather than tell you

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Post by Sades » Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:52 am

Unicron wrote:
Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:48 am
Sades wrote:
Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:41 am
This morning Hound was like "No one's posted at the Archive in two days!" and I said "I'll post!"... the noise he made can only be described as a "Ehhhhh..." :laugh:
Gee, that sounds like a problem he could have rectified himself rather than tell you
Yeah but then he'd be me, and then I'd be married to me, and I don't want to be married to me because I'm fucking annoying. And no one here wants two of me, trust me.

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Post by Sades » Sun Oct 10, 2021 5:45 am

... Although if there were two of me I could talk to myself and be endlessly entertained and feel understood.

Or be super annoyed. As that's usually how those types of things go.

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Post by Hound » Mon Oct 11, 2021 7:07 pm

Super annoyed is the more likely, just sayin'...

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Post by Sades » Mon Oct 11, 2021 8:02 pm

Considering the sibling I've been told I'm most like (I still say it's bullshit) is the one I have had the most arguments with, you're probably correct. :o

(Not alike. Not. We're both stubborn af, that's it.)

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