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What Would You Grab in a Fire?

List Rules
Can be anything you'd have in your house that you would want to quickly grab before you lost EVERYTHING.

Think fast, hotshot - your house is burning down. You know that everything left behind is going to be burned to a crisp, and you've only got a few minutes at best to grab what you can get out. What do you reach for? When you really think about it, your most important possessions start to come to the forefront. What would you instinctively grab on your way out of the flaming death trap that was once your home?

This list is less trying to make a value judgment and more trying to rank the objects most people would save in the event of a house fire - what you choose is up to you. Is your laptop truly that valuable (if so, should you consider putting your data in the cloud)? How about those irreplaceable photos from the days before digital? That award you earned for a job well done? Your college degree? When you get that house burning down question, what's your answer going to be? It's always tough to really break down what possessions you just can't go on without, but that's what this list is for!

So vote up what you would grab in a fire, or add any important possessions you know you'd reach for when the flames start burning. Can you answer if someone asked, "what would you grab in a fire?" Think about what you'd grab in a fire and cast your votes below!
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list ordered by
  • Dog(s) And Other Furballs
    1

    Dog(s) And Other Furballs

  • Wallet
    2

    Wallet

  • Your Kid
    3

    Your Kid

  • Photographs (The Non-Digital, Unreplaceable Ones)
    4

    Photographs (The Non-Digital, Unreplaceable Ones)

  • Your Smartphone
    5

    Your Smartphone

  • Your Laptop
    6

    Your Laptop

  • Your Car
    7

    Your Car

  • Your Jewelry
    9

    Your Jewelry

  • Clothes
    10

    Clothes

  • Shoes
    11

    Shoes

  • Stuffed Animal
    13

    Stuffed Animal

  • Books
    14

    Books

  • College Degree
    15

    College Degree

  • Autographed Memorabilia
    16

    Autographed Memorabilia

  • Diaries and Other Notebooks
    17

    Diaries and Other Notebooks

  • Letters
    18

    Letters

  • Childhood Toys
    19

    Childhood Toys

  • Paintings
    20

    Paintings

  • CDs/Vinyl Albums
    21

    CDs/Vinyl Albums

  • Musical Instruments
    22

    Musical Instruments

  • Concert T-Shirts
    23

    Concert T-Shirts

  • Wedding Dress
    24

    Wedding Dress