5-Step Rebellion: Conquering Cables

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If you want to take some more destructive action, you’ll need to skip the intermediate rioting lessons and go straight to the back of the book. Now that you’ve either wasted or shorted out all the electricity in the country, you should concentrate on tearing down the telephone poles and knocking out communications. Just bend a little steel, tie a good knot, and you’re set.

The “FFM” warns against hooking into electrical lines during this maneuver, but, from the ground, who can tell the difference? You just have to keep your fingers crossed. Hey, no one ever said freedom fighting was going to be a walk in the park.

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