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angelika
14-07-06, 12:33
Because of recent abductions in daylight hours, refresh yourself of these things to do in an emergency situation.

It never hurts to be careful in this crazy world we live in.

1. Tip from Tae Kwon Do:

The elbow is the strongest point on your body.
If you are close enough to use it, do!

2. Learned this from a tourist guide in New Orleans.

If a robber asks for your wallet and/or purse, DO NOT HAND IT TO HIM.

Toss it away from you....
chances are that he is more interested in your wallet and/or purse than you,
and he will go for the wallet/purse.

RUN LIKE MAD IN THE OTHER DIRECTION!

3. If you are ever thrown into the trunk of a car,
kick out the back tail lights and stick your arm out the hole
and start waving like crazy.
The driver won't see you, but everybody else will.
This has saved lives.

4. Women have a tendency to get into their cars after shopping,
eating, working, etc., and just sit (doing their checkbook,
or making a list, etc.
DON'T DO THIS!)
The predator will be watching you, and this is the perfect opportunity
for him to get in on the passenger side, put a gun to your head,
and tell you where to go. AS SOON AS YOU GET INTO YOUR CAR,
LOCK THE DOORS AND LEAVE.
a. If someone is in the car with a gun to your head

DO NOT DRIVE OFF, repeat: DO NOT DRIVE OFF!
Instead gun the engine and speed into anything, wrecking the car.

Your Air Bag will save you. If the person is in the back seat
they will get the worst of it.

As soon as the car crashes bail out and run.
It is better than having them find your body in a remote location.

5. A few notes about getting into your car in a parking lot,
or parking garage:
A.) Be aware: look around you, look into your car, at the passenger side floor, and in the back seat
B..) If you are parked next to a big van, enter your car from the passenger door. Most serial killers attack their victims by pulling them into their vans while the women are attempting to get into their cars.
C..) Look at the car parked on the driver's side of your vehicle, and the passenger side.
If a male is sitting alone in the seat nearest your car, you may want to walk back into the mall, or work, and get a guard/policeman to walk you back

IT IS ALWAYS BETTER TO BE SAFE THAN SORRY. (And better paranoid than dead.)

6. ALWAYS take the elevator instead of the stairs.
(Stairwells are horrible places to be alone and the perfect crime spot.
This is especially true at NIGHT!)

7. If the predator has a gun and you are not under his control,
ALWAYS RUN!
The predator will only hit you (a running target) 4 in 100 times;
And even then, it most likely WILL NOT be a vital organ.
RUN,
Preferably in a zig -zag pattern!

8. Another Safety Point:
Someone just told me that her friend heard a crying baby on her porch
the night before last, and she called the police because it was late
and she thought it was weird.
The police told her" Whatever you do, DO NOT open the door."

He told her that they think a serial killer has a baby's cry recorded
and uses it to coax women out of their homes thinking that someone
dropped off a baby.

kewlkyle64
14-07-06, 12:41
Wow... my dad is always really paranoid, but now I'm not gonna step outside. I'll live on the computer. And when my family is on vacation, I'll write 10 page long emails to them.

Not really.

But thanks dude! Now I know.

illuminati30
14-07-06, 12:41
emmmm thanks. Remember, don't lick envelopes either :tea:

angelika
14-07-06, 12:44
All I'm getting today is info (e-mails) like this.

In case you might think I'm paranoid too :tea:

jarhead
14-07-06, 12:47
oh i was thinking about the envelope too.


and thanks for that, i dont live in safest place and although n othing bad happens i always do stupid things like look in the reflection of windows to see whats/who's behind me, stuff like that

BlackGrey
14-07-06, 12:57
3. If you are ever thrown into the trunk of a car,
kick out the back tail lights and stick your arm out the hole
and start waving like crazy.
The driver won't see you, but everybody else will.
This has saved lives.

:vlol: Sorry I just got the thought of some one's hand sticking out the back of car. Thank you so very much for the safety tips! :D

jarhead
14-07-06, 12:58
that was on a programme once, about escaping form the dangers of life, on BRAVO i think. anyway they [practiced it on a highway but well 'she' put her arm out the car behind ended up crushing her hand accidently :confused:

i cant think how but it was on a weird news website

Mona Sax
14-07-06, 13:01
Some of those are very useful, but the last one sounds like an urban legend to me.

sweetPoison
14-07-06, 13:11
I am getting really paranoid now! :(

Well, my mother keeps one of those zappers in her purse and brings it with her wherever she goes. :D Zap Zap!! :D

I should buy one!! Or a mini tesla gun! :D

About the elbow thing, whatever happened to 'KICK HIM IN THE BALLS!?!? :D

DragonDan
14-07-06, 15:55
"Kicking where it counts" is not a sure thing. As a martial artist, I know that it is a small target (no pun intended!) and only works well if the opponent is directly facing you. If he is at a slight angle, you will be kicking his legs/ thighs, not the soft parts.
There is no shame in fighting viciously to save your life or the life of ones you care about. Gouge eyes, smash throats, whatever it takes.
But the general rule is, fight back! Don't make it easy for the attacker.

viper456
14-07-06, 16:08
i feel paranoid now :( lol! thanks for the tip though!! *readies elbow*

Lenochka
14-07-06, 16:15
Some of those are very useful, but the last one sounds like an urban legend to me.

indeed... it dosnt sound realistic to me either...

Made me laugh to think of someones arm sticking out of the back of a vehicle XD
" hi guys! " *waves* :vlol:

thanks for the list... :)

Melonie Tomb Raider
14-07-06, 16:17
WOw, those are awesome tips! I learned a lot! :D Thanks so much. :hug:

Jacob x5
14-07-06, 16:20
Surely if you take the elevator then someone could get in and you'll be trapped inside a small elevator? :confused: