The Path to Self-sufficiency

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The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131161Post markus
Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:11 pm

Hello

I'm writing an essay about self-sufficiency for a university course I'm taking. The topic will be something like Lifestyle and Sustainability: the Path to Self-sufficiency. I will use scientific and not-so-scientific references of course, but I'd also like to interview people who are actually aspiring to become (even partially) self-sufficient (I suppose no-one is 100%).

If you are interested in helping to spread the word about this wonderful alternative lifestyle, and helping me earn some study credits :) please tell me either by a private message or just reply to this thread. I'll then send you a questionnaire by private message. It contains 27 questions about food and energy production, fresh water and a few other things related to the topic. I think it takes about ten to thirty minutes to answer all the questions. I've sent it to a few subjects already, but the more people answer it, the more significant my results will be. Thank you!

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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131172Post Ellendra
Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:54 pm

I'm game, although I'll warn you I'm not always coherent right now (medical reasons, read the MRI thread in Ish Chat if you're curious).

Still, I think I could handle a questionnaire.

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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131188Post Thomzo
Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:03 pm

Hi
I'll do it as well. I'm probably not very far down the road to self sufficiency but I'll answer what I can.

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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131191Post Annpan
Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:25 pm

send one to me too... I'm happy to help :mrgreen:
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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131202Post Rosendula
Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:19 pm

Happy to help. Send me one, please :flower:
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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131213Post evelyn
Wed Nov 12, 2008 7:46 am

Count me in, but send instructions on how to send it back i am an IT MUPPET.

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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131215Post kiwirach
Wed Nov 12, 2008 8:07 am

hi there, i'm most definately aspiring to be, so would be happy to fill out your questionaire.

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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131216Post ina
Wed Nov 12, 2008 8:10 am

Yes, please - always willing to help in the name of science! :wink:
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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131222Post IanMcL
Wed Nov 12, 2008 8:53 am

Would be only too happy to help if you think my input would be useful! :mrgreen:
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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131227Post growingthings
Wed Nov 12, 2008 9:20 am

me too! :sunny:

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Post: # 131230Post Odsox
Wed Nov 12, 2008 9:45 am

Yeah, and me. Sounds like a "good idea"
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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131256Post Green Aura
Wed Nov 12, 2008 5:29 pm

I'd like to have a go too, please. It will be quite interesting - will you show us your findings or essay. That'd be really good.
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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131260Post Percy
Wed Nov 12, 2008 6:09 pm

Count me in if needed.

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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131281Post invisiblepiper
Wed Nov 12, 2008 9:30 pm

Yes - me too!
Two roads diverged in a wood
And I took the one less travelled by
And that has made all the difference.
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Re: The Path to Self-sufficiency

Post: # 131285Post JulieSherris
Wed Nov 12, 2008 10:09 pm

Don't you leave me out!!

I'm getting to be quite self sufficient....ish!

Make sure you let us know the outcome though - and good luck with the research :flower:

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