Yes IIRC somewhere in other countries they buy AR's but they are single shot, 5 box shot magazine hunting rifles. I think when the 94-04 ban was in place people bought AR's that were single shot ?
SHTF vs TEOTWAWKI you ask? SHTF, just some crap on the ceiling and walls, TEOTWAWKI end of the world as we know it. Orignally made by 9mm/®™©