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30th Jul '16 3:43:50 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Daria}}'' in an episode set during the Cold War got trapped in the nuclear shelter which Jake had built in the backyard. At first she's relieved there's plenty of canned food.....until she finds out [[EpicFail there's no canopener]].

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* ''{{Daria}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' in an episode set during the Cold War got trapped in the nuclear shelter which Jake had built in the backyard. At first she's relieved there's plenty of canned food.....until she finds out [[EpicFail there's no canopener]].
29th Apr '16 4:33:49 AM aye_amber
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* Dale Gribble from ''WesternAnimation/{{King of the Hill}}'' is incredibly paranoid and thus believes many doomsday predictions. During the Y2K episode, it was revealed he was hiding mass amounts Mountain Dew. [[PlayedForLaughs His pet gerbil floods the basement with the dew and ruins any possible situations from this set up.]] Ends up that the Y2K never happened, so a {{subversion}} of an {{aborted}} trope.

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* Dale Gribble from ''WesternAnimation/{{King of the Hill}}'' is incredibly paranoid and thus believes many doomsday predictions. During the Y2K episode, it was revealed he was hiding mass amounts Mountain Dew. [[PlayedForLaughs His pet gerbil floods the basement with the dew and ruins any possible situations from this set up.]] Ends up that the Y2K never happened, so a {{subversion}} of an {{aborted}} aborted trope.
10th Apr '16 3:29:39 PM MikeW
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* On an episode of ''Series/{{Elementary}}'', Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a rich doctor who was a doomsday prepper. The man had invested $100,000 in a high-class bunker for the rich complete with game room, lavish furnishing and more. However, Sherlock is quickly able to determine the entire thing is a scam as the boxes of "supplies" are empty, the walls behind the paneling are cracked and moldy and the door to the "generator room" opens to a brick wall.
** It turns out this was the key to the murder: The doctor had gotten in deep selling painkillers to a gang and needed to make up for a lost order, so broke into the bunker to use the supposed hordes of pills there. Too late, he realized it was a scam as there were no supplies at all and his partner (worried the continued selling to the gang would ruin thier practice), killed him.
5th Feb '16 1:48:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* Robert Wayne Atkins created [[http://www.grandpappy.info/hfood1yr.htm emergency food supply lasting one year]]. The author also mentions that it takes a lot of room to store that amount.

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* Robert Wayne Atkins created [[http://www.grandpappy.info/hfood1yr.htm emergency food supply lasting one year]].year. The author also mentions that it takes a lot of room to store that amount.
29th Jan '16 7:57:36 AM DeisTheAlcano
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Much like "Literature/GoldilocksAndTheThreeBears", they may be trespassing into a very {{crazy survivalist}}'s home [[ExploringTheEvilLair without realizing it!]] Odds are even that they'll manage to defuse the following armed confrontation, though they may end up being chased out or having to kill the survivalist in self defense.

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Much like "Literature/GoldilocksAndTheThreeBears", ''Literature/GoldilocksAndTheThreeBears'', they may be trespassing into a very {{crazy survivalist}}'s home [[ExploringTheEvilLair without realizing it!]] Odds are even that they'll manage to defuse the following armed confrontation, though they may end up being chased out or having to kill the survivalist in self defense.






-->'''Tallahassee:''' "Thank God for rednecks!"

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-->'''Tallahassee:''' "Thank Thank God for rednecks!"rednecks!



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13th Jul '15 10:31:49 PM erforce
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* ''LifeAsWeKnewIt''

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* ''LifeAsWeKnewIt''%%* ''Literature/LifeAsWeKnewIt''



* In one part of ''WorldWarZ'', one of the survivors comes across a truck absolutely loaded down with canned food, weapons, and other survival gear. In a rather ironic twist, [[spoiler:the driver [[DrivenToSuicide did himself in]], apparently from despair]].

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* In one part of ''WorldWarZ'', ''Literature/WorldWarZ'', one of the survivors comes across a truck absolutely loaded down with canned food, weapons, and other survival gear. In a rather ironic twist, [[spoiler:the driver [[DrivenToSuicide did himself in]], apparently from despair]].



* in the ''{{Mistborn}}'' series, it turns out that Lord Ruler had made a number of these [[spoiler: specifically in case of his defeat]]. They come in real useful when the shit hits the fan in the third book.

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* in the ''{{Mistborn}}'' ''Literature/{{Mistborn}}'' series, it turns out that Lord Ruler had made a number of these [[spoiler: specifically in case of his defeat]]. They come in real useful when the shit hits the fan in the third book.
2nd Jul '15 8:26:45 PM nombretomado
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* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Reimagined}}'' has Helo and "Sharon" find a stash of food and anti-radiation meds in a cafe. Of course, it was probably planted by the Cylons.

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* ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Reimagined}}'' Galactica|2003}}'' has Helo and "Sharon" find a stash of food and anti-radiation meds in a cafe. Of course, it was probably planted by the Cylons.
27th Apr '15 11:29:35 PM SeptimusHeap
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* In the ZombieApocalypse game ''RogueSurvivor'', you can put together your ''own'' Survivalist Stash! Of course, how long you can protect it (and yourself) from the undead, bikers, gangsters, starving looters, and all the other psychopathic jerkasses is another question...

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* In the ZombieApocalypse game ''RogueSurvivor'', ''VideoGame/RogueSurvivor'', you can put together your ''own'' Survivalist Stash! Of course, how long you can protect it (and yourself) from the undead, bikers, gangsters, starving looters, and all the other psychopathic jerkasses is another question...
17th Nov '14 4:20:28 AM catmuto
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* The Fuji ship in ''Manga/SevenSeeds'' was a ship-shelter for part of humanity, filled with everything to keep their survival going, but also filled to the brim with lots and lots of guns. It also functions [[spoiler: as a vertical launch for rockets, including a nuclear blaster, to hit all of Japan in case things look completely hopeless without a chance to restore itself over there]], although it luckily has a turn-off switch for this. You can [[GunNut guess]] [[KillEmAll how things]] [[GoMadFromTheRevelation ended]] for them.

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* The Fuji ship 7 Fujis in ''Manga/SevenSeeds'' are shelters built to withstand indefinite time and are filled with food and other necessities for the teams and their guides that were sent to the future.
** The Fuji ship (the 8th Fuji)
was a ship-shelter for part of humanity, filled with everything to keep their survival going, but also filled to the brim with lots and lots of guns. It also functions [[spoiler: as a vertical launch for rockets, including a nuclear blaster, to hit all of Japan in case things look completely hopeless without a chance to restore itself over there]], although it luckily has a turn-off switch for this. You can [[GunNut guess]] [[KillEmAll how things]] [[GoMadFromTheRevelation ended]] for them.
10th Nov '14 5:27:12 PM foxley
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* in the {{Mistborn}} series, it turns out that Lord Ruler had made a number of these [[spoiler: specifically in case of his defeat]]. They come in real useful when the shit hits the fan in the third book.

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* in the {{Mistborn}} ''{{Mistborn}}'' series, it turns out that Lord Ruler had made a number of these [[spoiler: specifically in case of his defeat]]. They come in real useful when the shit hits the fan in the third book.



* The simulated-apocalypse reality show ''The Colony'' requires its participants to accumulate and defend the resources they need, creating an example of this trope for themselves.

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* The simulated-apocalypse reality show ''The Colony'' ''Series/TheColony'' requires its participants to accumulate and defend the resources they need, creating an example of this trope for themselves.



* ''The Morrow Project'' adventure ''Prime Base''. The title installation has everything a Morrow Project team could want, if they can figure out how to make it operational.

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* ''The Morrow Project'' ''TheMorrowProject'' adventure ''Prime Base''. The title installation has everything a Morrow Project team could want, if they can figure out how to make it operational.



* Dale Gribble from {{King of the Hill}} is incredibly paranoid and thus believes many doomsday predictions. During the Y2K episode, it was revealed he was hiding mass amounts Mountain Dew. [[PlayedForLaughs His pet gerbil floods the basement with the dew and ruins any possible situations from this set up.]] Ends up that the Y2K never happened, so a {{subversion}} of an {{aborted}} trope.

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* Dale Gribble from {{King ''WesternAnimation/{{King of the Hill}} Hill}}'' is incredibly paranoid and thus believes many doomsday predictions. During the Y2K episode, it was revealed he was hiding mass amounts Mountain Dew. [[PlayedForLaughs His pet gerbil floods the basement with the dew and ruins any possible situations from this set up.]] Ends up that the Y2K never happened, so a {{subversion}} of an {{aborted}} trope.
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