Bean Station, TN - A Tennessee man has decided he is ready to live on the edge and no longer prep for any type of disaster.
Local Bean Station, Tennessee, resident James Simmons,48, has lived a life of prepping and getting ready for many different emergencies – hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, nuclear meltdowns, and the apocalypse in general.
The Machination Times learned about James and reached out to him for an interview.
I have been prepared my entire life, guys. Ever since I was about eight years old. My dad was a prepper, his dad was as prepper and his dad’s dad was a prepper. Some say the ‘original gangster of prepping.’ I am ready for a different life; a life of uncertainty, anxiety and willy-nilly.”
Simmons said he has so much preparedness knowledge that that he is not sure if he can be fully unprepared.
I am not sure if I can be completely unprepared. Sure, I can sell all of my emergency equipment, books, food, stuff like that. But, I have so much knowledge. I’m basically like MacGyver for preppers. I see different items and think about prepping with it. There is too much knowledge in this head of mine, but I am going to do my best.”
Simmons told us that his prepping circle calls him “The Preptrain.” A play on the statement “you can’t stop this freight train.” However, it looks like the train might almost be out of coal.
We were able to get a statement from a fellow prepper within his circle under the agreement of anonymity.
“This is disappointing. James comes from a legacy of preppers. Prepping means something. Have you ever seen Doomsday Preppers on NatGeo? What about the show Doomsday Castle! You think that was an original thought by those fakes? They are actors! James came up with the idea of the castle. I’m telling you that this might up end prepping as we know it in the greater Bean Station, Tennessee area.”
James says that he isn’t looking back and intends to sell all his prepping gear in a yard sale and live a life of uncertainty with fervor and insecurity.