Fallout Shelter Handbook :)

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Fallout Shelter Handbook :)

Post by jennyjj01 » Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:30 pm

As stumbled across on Facebook

https://wardomatic.blogspot.com/2006/12 ... dbook.html

LMAO. Designed with zero thought to how intolerable it would be. Note the happy Wife doing the chores while the man of the house sits with pipe and slippers and newspaper. There's even an exercise bike so SHE can charge the batteries.

Oh. And picture shows wife and her friend building it, presumably while he's at the office. What they build looks like a 2m cubed grave in which 3 adults and a child will survive a few weeks. Would barely hold my baked beans stash.

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Re: Fallout Shelter Handbook :)

Post by jansman » Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:55 pm

I still have an original copy of this,back when the Russkies were a threat.Link will follow
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Re: Fallout Shelter Handbook :)

Post by jansman » Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:01 pm

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Re: Fallout Shelter Handbook :)

Post by Yorkshire Andy » Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:15 pm

On that subject sat through these in a former raf nuclear bunker.....

13 mins into this one DIY bunker building

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GJttnC8PoA&t=953s

And just for interest:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=milbW4RDIco&t=2807s
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Re: Fallout Shelter Handbook :)

Post by jansman » Mon Aug 17, 2020 5:24 am

I remember watching that QED programme!
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Re: Fallout Shelter Handbook :)

Post by Stonecarver » Mon Aug 17, 2020 8:50 pm

Thanks for that
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Re: Fallout Shelter Handbook :)

Post by featherstick » Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:39 pm

A pal and I visited one of the big local administration bunkers where senior military and civil leadership personnel would have holed up for months until the slag cooled down enough to come back out. He's very astute - about half-way through he said "They'd have gone mad, wouldn't they? The military would have kept it together for a bit longer but they'd have all gone mad in the end". He's probably right.

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Re: Fallout Shelter Handbook :)

Post by GillyBee » Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:16 pm

In the early 1980s I attended a week long judo course held on a local military base. The first day included an intro to say that the base had it's own fall out shelter. If the sirens went off everyone on the course would be allowed in. The course attendees were a mix of military and civilians of both genders. I do wonder how well I and the other 15 or so women on the course would have coped after a few weeks. I suspect that our gender may have been the main reason we were welcome and we may have regretted taking up the offer.

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Re: Fallout Shelter Handbook :)

Post by jansman » Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:27 pm

I think the film ‘Threads’ detailed quite well what the occupants of a gvt shelter would experience. Back in the 80’s , the threat of nuclear war was real. If you haven’t seen the film, then find the time to do so. It is chilling.
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