I posted a reply over on /preppers but decided to delete it…
Sometimes, Sarge can be crusty with stupid people. I didn’t want to hurt the feelings of some poor snowflake.
But really? A SHTF metric?
The dude is overthinking this…
Use your common sense.
If it makes sense to get out of the way, then GET OUT OF THE WAY! If it makes sense to run, then RUN! If it makes sense to hunker down, then HUNKER DOWN!
Prepping isn’t rocket science. You don’t need to run calculations, examine metrics, or consult with an oracle.