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MacBeth
Posted: 7 February 2012 - 04:14 PM                                    
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A family of three were rescued after six days lost in the woods, by signalling a searching helicopter using the reflective screen of a dead cell phone and the blade of a sheath knife as heliographs:

Three Lost in Oregon Used Knife as Signal

In another interview, they explain that they would never actually have eaten the dog.

 
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Posted: 7 February 2012 - 05:04 PM                                    
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Very clever! And, yay for not eating the poor dog!

 
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Posted: 7 February 2012 - 11:34 PM                                    
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That's what you learn from MacGyver: always carry a good map when you're travelling!

 
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  Posted: 8 February 2012 - 03:43 PM                                    
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QUOTE (Fellow Traveler @ 7 February 2012 - 10:37 PM)
That's what you learn from MacGyver: always carry a good map when you're travelling!

tongue.gif And KNOW HOW to read your map and compass...


(And not to forget that you can always patch your leaking hot-air balloon with the aforesaid map and your faithful ol' roll of duct tape !!!).

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Posted: 13 February 2012 - 05:05 AM                                    
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QUOTE (Fellow Traveler @ 7 February 2012 - 05:37 PM)
That's what you learn from MacGyver: always carry a good map when you're travelling!

Or GPS. tongue.gif

 
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