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What three items....

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vampirequeen Mon 16-Mar-20 05:59:27

...would you have to take to a desert island with you.

Imagine Tesla's system worked and electricity was no problem and that there is plenty of food and water.

You can't take a lappy, phone or any other way of contacting people or more importantly Amazon.

fatgran57 Mon 16-Mar-20 06:26:20

1 Swiss Army Knife

2 Box Matches

3 First Aid Kit

travelsafar Mon 16-Mar-20 06:44:12

My painkillers


A book on Survival

Oopsadaisy3 Mon 16-Mar-20 06:48:43




I’m assuming that my medication won’t count, as I take more than 3 things each day!

NfkDumpling Mon 16-Mar-20 06:55:50

My immediate thought was paper, pencil and paints but then I saw*Fatgran*’s list and realised I should be sensible, so:

A big sharp knife - but not a Swiss army one as I can never get the damn things open,


Medicine box with first aid stuff, painkillers and happy pills.

Oopsadaisy3 Mon 16-Mar-20 06:58:55

There is electricity so matches aren’t really needed?

Ooh can opener

Yes a knife to carve a cup , spoon

Sorry I need a trolley or I can’t stay on the island , I’ll sail on thanks.....

Maggiemaybe Mon 16-Mar-20 07:08:10

Books, pencil, moisturiser.

I’ll have to write/draw in the blank pages of the books. Keeping it very small. smile

Calendargirl Mon 16-Mar-20 07:35:56

Loo rolls

Be prepared!

May7 Mon 16-Mar-20 07:40:43

My own pillow
Poetry book

timetogo2016 Mon 16-Mar-20 07:46:19

My own bed.
A sharp knife.

Nana3 Mon 16-Mar-20 07:50:41

Not much change from RL, I'm so boring!

Gaunt47 Mon 16-Mar-20 08:26:51


JenniferEccles Mon 16-Mar-20 08:39:02

Sun cream
Lip balms
Bear Grylls !

Marilla Mon 16-Mar-20 08:48:31

A large bed
Endless supply of white cotton sheets
Canopy for shade

BradfordLass73 Mon 16-Mar-20 09:58:22

Insect repellent
Fish hooks and line (if the island is deserted, I'd run out of food eventually)
My SAS Survival book

Maggiemaybe Mon 16-Mar-20 10:07:17

Ah yes. To clarify, my huge vat of moisturiser will contain sun protection and insect repellent. smile

And my pencil will have a little rubber on the end.

threexnanny Mon 16-Mar-20 10:11:18

OH (can he be an item? -he is very practical!)
insect repellent

NanaandGrampy Mon 16-Mar-20 15:54:14

Ice cream
Fly swatter

Think that covers everything 😁

crazyH Mon 16-Mar-20 16:00:03

Asthma inhalers

May7 Mon 16-Mar-20 16:05:26

You're cheating crazyh you can only have 3 Items. Please vampire if shes having 4 items I want 4 too

Firecracker123 Mon 16-Mar-20 16:19:18

Insect repellant

vampirequeen Mon 16-Mar-20 18:32:50

Most of you are so sensible. You take my breath away lol

GabriellaG54 Mon 16-Mar-20 18:38:01

A gallon of factor 30 suncream
A very sharp knife
Magnifying glass

Comeonladies5poundwhisk Mon 16-Mar-20 18:38:02

Beauty products,medicine,ipad

CherryCezzy Mon 16-Mar-20 18:58:59

Oopsadaisy, same ⛵ on meds
Power boat
Fuel for boat
Escape route planner!