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WORLD WAR Z - Outrun a Zombie (Read 206 times)


Princess Cancer Pants

     

    That's tried in the book.  Problem is too many humans, not enough growing season = starved humans.

     

    Damned if we do, damned if we don't...we'd be like deer during particularly brutal Winters when they can't get down to enough food under the snow...

    '17 Goals:

    • Chemo

    • Chemo-Radiation

    • Surgery

    • Return to kicking my own ass by 2018

     

    She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.

    ~ Unknown


    CT JEFF

      The Walking Dead series says it best. FIGHT THE DEAD. FEAR THE LIVING. 

       

      MAX Brooks has a lot of suggestions in THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE. He prefers a bicycle to almost any other mode of transportation. Its quiet, doesnt need fuel, not impossible to carry over small distances and if it becomes a hindrance you can just leave it.

       

      I have never used one, but I wonder if a MoPed would be better. Cant you peddle those as well?

       

      I hadnt really thought of this, but heat / humidity / hills would also be a huge factor in outrunning a zombie. Every zombie scenario seems to agree that they dont get tired. They may be fast or slow, but pain / endurance are not an issue for them.

       

      In the past, I thought "I could just keep jogging down this trail and Id outrun them" - That still might work, since one side of the trail is next to a steep cliff and a river. Id mainly have to watch one side.

       

      Theres another possibility. I know some high altitude runners. And trail runners. They would probably have the most advantage over a Zed.

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      Menace to Sobriety

         

        That's tried in the book.  Problem is too many humans, not enough growing season = starved humans.

         

        My favorite snippet of that book is the Battle of Yonkers.

         

        With a severely depleted human population and development at a standstill, wild game should be more than plentiful. Could be rough on the vegan types, though.

        Janie, today I quit my job. And then I told my boss to go f*** himself, and then I blackmailed him for almost sixty thousand dollars. Pass the asparagus.


        Interval Junkie --Nobby

          I hadnt really thought of this, but heat / humidity / hills would also be a huge factor in outrunning a zombie. Every zombie scenario seems to agree that they dont get tired. They may be fast or slow, but pain / endurance are not an issue for them. 

           

          Zombie apocalypse

          DAY 1: half of humanity infected

          DAY 2: Badwater Endurance record falls to Zed . . .  who is later disqualified for chewing on other racers outside the bounds of official water stations.

          2016 Goals: Lose the 10lbs I gained for not having goals


          Princess Cancer Pants

             

            With a severely depleted human population and development at a standstill, wild game should be more than plentiful. Could be rough on the vegan types, though.

             

            More tasty meats for me!!! Big grin

            '17 Goals:

            • Chemo

            • Chemo-Radiation

            • Surgery

            • Return to kicking my own ass by 2018

             

            She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.

            ~ Unknown


            Interval Junkie --Nobby

              2016 Goals: Lose the 10lbs I gained for not having goals


              Princess Cancer Pants

                I saw that Venn diagram earlier and chuckled...and I haven't even read the book.  I forget who it was I was talking to in the last couple of days who said they thought WWZ would make a good TV show or mini-series...with each episode covering 1 entry in the book.  Given the crazy success of The Walking Dead I'm sorta surprised that this approach was not taken.

                '17 Goals:

                • Chemo

                • Chemo-Radiation

                • Surgery

                • Return to kicking my own ass by 2018

                 

                She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.

                ~ Unknown

                mab411


                Proboscis Colossus

                   I forget who it was I was talking to in the last couple of days who said they thought WWZ would make a good TV show or mini-series...with each episode covering 1 entry in the book.

                   

                  Um...maybe me, on the first page?  Big grin

                  "God guides us on our journey, but careful with those feet." - David Lee Roth, of all people


                  CT JEFF

                     

                    Zombie apocalypse

                    DAY 1: half of humanity infected

                    DAY 2: Badwater Endurance record falls to Zed . . .  who is later disqualified for chewing on other racers outside the bounds of official water stations.

                     

                    LOVE IT!

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                    Princess Cancer Pants

                       

                      Um...maybe me, on the first page?  Big grin

                       

                      Nah, it was someone I talked to IRL either the day it came out or the day after.  But clearly it's a a thought that's been on the minds of many.  Perhaps the movie was simply a sort of test release to see if there's general interest in extending the franchise to TV/cable.

                      '17 Goals:

                      • Chemo

                      • Chemo-Radiation

                      • Surgery

                      • Return to kicking my own ass by 2018

                       

                      She was not strong. She was valiant. Radiant. Brave and broken. The beauty she discovered in the aftermath was unparalleled to anything she had known before, because it had come at such a cost.

                      ~ Unknown

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