Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Safety Tips

For Both Men and Women
safeday I received these safety tips from a friend not long ago. They sound like appropriate things to do. If you disagree please comment.

This is way too long for my post today, but it could save your life or a love one's life. Review these things to do in an emergency situation.

  1. Tip from Tae Kwon Do : The elbow is the strongest point on your body. If you have the need and you are close enough to use it, do!
  2. Learned this from a tourist guide. 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.. 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 out. 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 zigzag pattern!
  8. As women, we are always trying to be sympathetic: STOP, It may get you raped, or killed. Ted Bundy, the serial killer, was a good-looking, well educated man, who ALWAYS played on the sympathies of unsuspecting women. He walked with a cane, or a limp, and often asked 'for help' into his vehicle or with his vehicle, which is when he abducted his next victim.
  9. 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..' The lady then said that it sounded like the baby had crawled near a window, and she was worried that it would crawl to the street and get run over. The policeman said, 'We already have a unit on the way, 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. He said they have not verified it, but have had several calls by women saying that they hear baby's cries outside their doors when they're home alone at night.
  10. Water scam! If you wake up in the middle of the night to hear all your taps outside running or what you think is a burst pipe, DO NOT GO OUT TO INVESTIGATE! These people turn on all your outside taps full ball so that you will go out to investigate and then attack. Stay alert, keep safe, and look out for your neighbors!

Knoxville Convention
Today we leave home to go to our Knoxville Church Convention. We looking forward to our 4 days of  meetings and food for the soul.

I am not sure if I will have any posts over the next few days. It depends on the availability of a wireless internet connection and if I have enough time to make a quick post.

Tennessee Granddaddy Says:
Every day is Safety Day!
Be careful in everything you do. Practice safety and be watchful of events around you at all time.
And always drive defensively.

Quote of the Day
Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.  Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. 
~St Francis de Sales

Joke of the Day

An Indian man, a Jewish man, and a lawyer are weary from traveling and ask a farmer if they can stay for the night. The farmer says fine, but one of them will have to stay in the barn.

The Indian man say, "Okay, no problem, I will". So they all settle in to sleep, but five minutes later there is a knock at the door. It is the Indian man, and he explains that he can't sleep in the barn because there is a cow there and it is against his religion.

The Jewish man says, "Okay, no problem, I'll sleep in the barn." Again, they all settle in, but five minutes later there is another knock at the door. It is the Jewish man, and he apologizes that because there is a pig in the barn, he cannot sleep there.

So the lawyer says, "Don't worry, I'll go sleep in the barn." Again, they all settle in to sleep. Five minutes later there is another knock on the door. It is the pig and the cow.

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