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What Would You Grab in a Fire?

List RulesCan 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!
Photo:
  • 1
    514
    23

    Dog(s) And Other Furballs

  • 2
    380
    65

    Wallet

  • 3
    366
    73

    Photographs (The Non-Digital, Unreplaceable Ones)

  • 4
    370
    76

    Your Smartphone

  • 5
    170
    18

    Your Kid

  • 6
    236
    143

    Your Laptop

  • 7
    243
    121

    Your Car

  • 9
    146
    201

    Your Jewelry

  • 10
    126
    201

    Clothes

  • 11
    136
    190

    Shoes

  • 12
    16
    14

    Antiques and Heirlooms

  • 13
    102
    192

    Stuffed Animal

  • 14
    88
    204

    Books

  • 15
    119
    200

    College Degree

  • 16
    85
    199

    Autographed Memorabilia

  • 17
    98
    196

    Diaries and Other Notebooks

  • 18
    83
    214

    Letters

  • 19
    74
    200

    Childhood Toys

  • 20
    71
    205

    Paintings

  • 21
    76
    206

    CDs/Vinyl Albums

  • 22
    64
    203

    Concert T-Shirts

  • 23
    65
    231

    Wedding Dress

  • 24
    62
    204

    Musical Instruments

  • 25
    61
    193

    Awards

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