If you were going on a survival trip or competition and were only allowed to bring 10 items (not including first aid kit, one outfit, or backpack) what 10 would you bring?

I have been doing survival and backpacking trips for over 20+yrs. I have learned quite a few skills over that time as well. Though I am not an expert I believe I would do very well on a survival trip with near nothing.

These are the 10 items I would take:

1.) 10x10ft light canvas tarp
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2.) knife
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3.) combat shovel (doubles as machete, axe, spear, plus digs)
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4.) 24 inch bow saw blade
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5.) ferro rod
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6.) spool of artificial sinew (for making fishing traps and dead falls and other type traps)
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7.) wrist rocket sling shot (for hunting small game on land and use the rubber sling for making a Hawaiian sling for fishing)
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8.) 2ltr stainless steel pot
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9.) 2ltr stainless steel canteen
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10.) destination specific item (depending on where I was going to be will determine final item)

So what 10 items would you bring? Why?

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