List five things you would need to survive, if left alone on a deserted island.

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  1. ChilliWilly profile image61
    ChilliWillyposted 13 years ago

    List five things you would need to survive, if left alone on a deserted island.

  2. JeffersonV profile image56
    JeffersonVposted 13 years ago

    1. A knife

    Maybe a blanket... But it probably not necessary

  3. B. Matter profile image59
    B. Matterposted 13 years ago

    water or water desalienation kit
    line, hook for fishing
    tool kit
    my meds

  4. Dr. Amilia profile image40
    Dr. Amiliaposted 13 years ago

    1. A microwave (Do not ask)
    2. A hairbrush
    3. A mirror
    4. An umbrella
    5. Sun screen.

    Heh, do I judge you? tongue

  5. Paul Berod profile image50
    Paul Berodposted 13 years ago

    The five things that are not exempt: a knife, clothing, food, water and a boat to leave.

  6. cjcarter profile image71
    cjcarterposted 13 years ago

    a good book and a dentist is about all I would need smile I saw Castaway... I'm not into self dentistry lol.

  7. mrpooper profile image33
    mrpooperposted 13 years ago

    Fellow Hubber ChilliWilly asks the question "List Five Things You Would Need To Survive, If Left Alone on a Deserted Island".Okay, it's more of a request then a question.  Here is the link if you want to view the answers.  Before I begin my list I... read more

  8. Mark Upshaw profile image60
    Mark Upshawposted 13 years ago

    5 different women each with a different survival skill.

  9. maven101 profile image72
    maven101posted 13 years ago

    1. An 18 hole championship golf course maintained daily...
    2. My golf clubs...
    3. 10 million Titleist golf balls...
    4. Well-stocked food cart every 6 holes...
    5. Victoria's Secret models as caddies...


  10. Freya Cesare profile image77
    Freya Cesareposted 13 years ago

    I like Dr. Emilia answer. LOL

    But for me maybe... Hmmm....

    1. Mirror

    2. Knife

    3. My bath set (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc) Well, as a set those become one, right?

    4. Body lotion

    5. And my beautiful future husband by my side who will do everything for me in the island while I am being lazy... *_^

  11. wingedcentaur profile image63
    wingedcentaurposted 13 years ago

    1) Food

    2) Soap

    3) Water Supply

    4) A Good Supply of Books (a good mixture of fiction and nonfiction preferably)

    5) A Solar-Powered Radio

  12. angeeiya profile image61
    angeeiyaposted 13 years ago

    tootbrush without toothpaste

  13. Simipage profile image61
    Simipageposted 13 years ago

    Water, Shelter, Food, Tools, and You guess the last one

  14. brittd80 profile image58
    brittd80posted 13 years ago

    Water, Food, Guitar, Clothing, Radio

    Guitar and Radio are not neccessities but it would sure help with my sanity, if I were stranded on a desert island.

  15. onegoodwoman profile image68
    onegoodwomanposted 13 years ago

    All we require is food , water, and air.

    Everything else just makes life easier.

  16. Ashantina profile image61
    Ashantinaposted 13 years ago

    mobile phone

  17. rishi-bhrigu profile image61
    rishi-bhriguposted 13 years ago

    Swiss Army Knife

    Strike Anywhere Matches

    Bottle of Water

    Walking Stick


  18. chornsby501 profile image59
    chornsby501posted 13 years ago

    Wine, Floss, Chocolate, Chips Salsa, and a good book.

  19. kayyluh profile image61
    kayyluhposted 12 years ago

    1. My family
    2. A fishing pole for food
    3. A good book
    4. My laptop with wifi (so I can write on hubpages haha!)
    5. Water

    Thats pretty much all I would need and like the other comment I watched castaway too so I know some of the things you need! smile

  20. crazyhorsesghost profile image71
    crazyhorsesghostposted 12 years ago

    Lets see.

    1. Matches in a water proof container.
    2. Fish Hooks and Fishing Line.
    3. Flash Light And Extra Batteries.
    4. A Large Knife.
    5. A Large Pot.

    With those things I could survive. I might not be real comfortable but I would survive.  And with those things I could in time make myself a lot more comfortable.


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