Imagine you are suddenly homeless......

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    no job
    no family
    clean slate... what would you do to survive and start over?
     
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    As I have stated before, I have developed skills and knowledge on how things work, that I could pull up my pants and get right back to work. I have failed before, but instead of whining like a petulant liberal bitch about how unfair life is, I took a lesser job until I found one that was better. Since then I have constantly achieved more success, to the point I have my own business, and a major player in the stock market. I have brought many of my friends along with me, as knowledge is power, the establishment political hacks don't want me and others to have, so with them being street smart then don't need those establishment hacks telling them what they need. Shame some people on this board don't do the same, but then they wouldn't vote Dimbocrat, would they?
     
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    okay so I potentially faced this situation (but didn't) but gave it a lot of thought.
    Granted, I wanted to not be found, so, different kind of a story, but, I did think about it as a better alternative than my current living conditions

    If I could not be employed, I suppose I would look for all the local resources to help me get established again. I would start at a city hall or office and go from there asking for help.

    I'm assuming here you are an able bodied citizen. But, even if you are not and have health needs, I would still pursue the same avenue.

    In the meantime, I would seek water and food where ever it was available. There are MANY people that would gladly buy you food, especially in liberal towns (normally college towns), and that's not even including food banks etc.

    I would seek shelter alternately between public library, hospitals, airports, bus terminals and/or casinos if available.
     
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    Most likely the same thing I did the first time round to survive and start a life: consulting.
     
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    A few years ago, I saw a quadriplegic driving his wheel chair with his mouth, fully dressed in a suit, heading to his workplace. He could of been fully funded by the government as a welfare recipient, but instead he took his skills and knowledge to be fully self sufficient. People like that are the reason why I wanted to be a successful business owner, for if they can overcome their disabilities, anyone can, if they aren't a lazy ass liberal.

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    The Homeless Illustrate a Growing Divide...
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    In Silicon Valley, the Homeless Illustrate a Growing Divide
    November 07, 2017 — In the same affluent, suburban city where Google built its headquarters, Tes Saldana lives in a crowded but tidy camper she parks on the street.
     
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    I’d scrape together enough money to buy a decent pair of walking shoes and head to Florida.
     
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    Assuming you mean with no resources, savings, pension, etc, and already living in the best state in which to be homeless - I'd head to the nearest mid-sized town's Salvation Army homeless shelter - where I'd have access to showers, clothing, 3 hot meals a day and emotional support. In return, I'd be expected to honor the curfew and rules concerning alcohol and tobacco. I'd seek a part time job within walking distance of the shelter...or maybe at the shelter itself if available...and go from there.
     
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    I would go into prostitution.

    But if the OP question is to old people, like 50, then they need to commit suicide.
     
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    This is because above 50 people can't work except at their own pace which rules out starting up.

    By the way, I think we can gather the 5 general challenges of life by age.

    1. Learn to survive early childhood without physical and mental damages.

    2. Learn that you are not as big a great thing when you switch from your parents to first school.

    3. Learn that you are not as big a great thing when you switch from school to get your first job.

    4. Learn that you are useless when you get too old to out talk the next punk at the office.

    5. Learn that you are useless and worthless when your sandwich generation daughter in law refuses to give you a room.
     
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