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List of SHTF and Prepper Acronyms

Prepper Terms and Acronyms

There are a lot of acronyms floating around out there in the prepper world. We decided it would be handy to spell out a few. You can use this as a reference if you see an abbreviation that is not familiar to you. We will be updating this page often so check back soon!

AcronymDescriptionSHTFShit Hits The Fan

WROL Without Rule of Law

BOB Bug Out Bag – A backpack or bag of supplies ready to go in an emergency

.BOL Bug Out Location – Where you will go if your current location is compromised.

BOV Bug Out Vehicle – Mode of transportation in an emergency.Bug OutEvacuate.

EDC Every Day Carry – Things you carry on your person everyday (wallet, keys, flashlight, pocketknife etc.

TEOTWAWKI The End Of The World As We Know It.

FAK first Aid Kit

GHB Get Home Bag – A backpack or bag of supplies ready to go in an emergency.

INCH I’m Never Coming Home Bag – A backpack or bag of supplies for when you have to leave for good.

MBR Main Battle Rifle

MRE Meal Ready To Eat

PSK Personal Survival Kit

WWL World Without LawSARSearch And RescueBOVBug Out Vehicle

EMP Electro Magnetic Pulse

PFAK Persoanl First Aid Kit

NBC Nuclear Biologic Chemical

CCW Concealed Carry Weapon

OPSEC Operational Security

JIC Just in Case

EOD End of Days

SCBA Self Contained Breathing Apparatus

CME Coronal Mass Ejection

FIFO First In First Out

KISS Keep It Simple Stupid

YOYO You are on your own

PERK Personal Emergency Relocation Kit

MOLLE Modular Load-bearing Light-weight Equipment

4WD Four Wheel Drive

FUBAR F’ed Up Beyond All Recognition

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