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Ha !,thats funny! vultures on their heads!.if I really believed in the zombie apocalypse wouldnt all the scavengers (bugs, beasts) be zombies by eating the zombies too?????.I can see it now, blowfly bites you and you turn before everybody's eyes!!. really,the only zombies that I worry about is the zombies on meth and all these other newfangled drugs.those are the probable bullet sponges and, a brain shot would probably be quite delayed.
 

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Some of you may disagree, but I have 2 definitions for Zombies. First of all the common "ZOMBIE" the walking dead of literature and movies. Then there are the real "zombies" (notice lower case vs., upper case), the mindless hoards that when they run out of food will come after anyone that may have something they want. They won't hesitate to kill you or your family unless you can defend yourselves. I'm more worried about the "zombies" because they can communicate with each other, plan an attack, etc. Those zombies may take a while to die out, but at least they should die out as they are killed by defenders. Whether it takes a week or a month to die of dehydration, hunger or at the hands of a defender, they will die out.
 

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Yes, agree 100 percent, the thing "honest" people need to realize is that we dont think like criminals. We respect things, we were raised that things are wrong. We have a "code of ethics" that someone instilled in us, and sadly, there are "hoardes of people out there" right now, that without the fear of police or jail, will go "on the rampage". It happens everyday, we say "how could a 14 year old kill a 24 year old teacher"? (recent news), becouse we just "cant fathom" the thinking behind that mentality. and no, Im not talking race, all colors, all ages, there are some people out there that only follow the law becouse they have to, not becouse its right. If anything happens, people will start looting, robbing, raping, it has happened, it will happen again.
 

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Ha !,thats funny! vultures on their heads!.if I really believed in the zombie apocalypse wouldnt all the scavengers (bugs, beasts) be zombies by eating the zombies too?????.I can see it now, blowfly bites you and you turn before everybody's eyes!!. really,the only zombies that I worry about is the zombies on meth and all these other newfangled drugs.those are the probable bullet sponges and, a brain shot would probably be quite delayed.
I thought it would be interesting for some of you who have not seen the effect of epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD). Last year we had an outbreak of this in the deer population around our area. Many deer died off. All of the deer were not being consumed by predators at all, there were no maggots on the carcus, they simply turned into a liquid slurry over time. Nothing in nature wanted to consume the dead dear, no coyote, no buzzard, no opossum, no maggots.
 

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Naturalist explains how the zombie apocalypse would collapse after just one week - thanks to Mother Nature | News.com.au

I'd say more like 3 months, but they have a very good point. My wife and I wondered just last week where the heck all the buzzards, alligators, coyotes and such disappeared to in the Walking Dead! Seems like every "Walker" would have a vulture riding on top his head having lunch as he goes! :D
They are in Georgia so they don't have alligators, I don't think they have coyotes either, not sure though, and I don't know about buzzards either.
Yes, agree 100 percent, the thing "honest" people need to realize is that we dont think like criminals. We respect things, we were raised that things are wrong. We have a "code of ethics" that someone instilled in us, and sadly, there are "hoardes of people out there" right now, that without the fear of police or jail, will go "on the rampage". It happens everyday, we say "how could a 14 year old kill a 24 year old teacher"? (recent news), becouse we just "cant fathom" the thinking behind that mentality. and no, Im not talking race, all colors, all ages, there are some people out there that only follow the law becouse they have to, not becouse its right. If anything happens, people will start looting, robbing, raping, it has happened, it will happen again.
don't worry, there are people on your side who are capable of acting like criminals but don't. That type of person won't bat an eye at doing what needs to be done.
 

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They are in Georgia so they don't have alligators, I don't think they have coyotes either, not sure though, and I don't know about buzzards either.

don't worry, there are people on your side who are capable of acting like criminals but don't. That type of person won't bat an eye at doing what needs to be done.
Alligators a plenty in near every pond in 3/4 of GA. I lived there for a couple months and learned you couldn't even go cat fishing with a bobber because every pond or lake we tried, an alligator would swim up after anything little floating. We even had to patrol the runways in the mornings to chase alligators away so planes wouldn't hit them. There are coyotes here on the beaches of South Carolina. A few years ago stray cats were all over in the woods and parks.... Not any more! :D :D :D CONWAY: Horry County to discuss addressing wild hog, coyote problems | Local News | The State

My guess is it's gonna get pretty wild on the streets. Crazy people off their meds, & the greedy ruthless people will sorely out number those with good intentions and sanity.
 

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I think it would collapse due to an extreme shortage of brains in this country.
 

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don't worry, there are people on your side who are capable of acting like criminals but don't. That type of person won't bat an eye at doing what needs to be done.
If these people are not prepared, they will be the worst of the zombie nation
 

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I'm more worried about the "zombies" because they can communicate with each other, plan an attack, etc. Those zombies may take a while to die out, but at least they should die out as they are killed by defenders. Whether it takes a week or a month to die of dehydration, hunger or at the hands of a defender, they will die out.
There are a lot of perspectives written in fictional literature where these groups do not extinguish themselves but rather become the dominant force. Look at education for a good example of this; look at politicians for another. Just like the anti crowds, the bullies can be much better at organizing themselves (gangs vs every day citizens?).

If the S ever hits the fan that hard, those people who retain their humanity need to be aware that these zombies will be out there in droves. They need to be aware that if they don't watch out for themselves, they will run into potentially lethal trouble. They also need to realize that they can't always shoot first and ask questions later because if we don't organize just as well as the bad guys do, it will probably be us that die out.
 

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I think that the zombies (I like the lower case identification) will be a very real threat. And there will be a lot of them because everyone that is a part of the multigenerational welfare recipients will become one. They will be a very persistent, dedicated, unscrupulous lot with a fierce determination fueled by their ingrained attitude of entitlement. Once the great government teat has dried up they will immediately look for their next source of free food, drink and "stuff"; that being what you have!
 

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I think that the zombies (I like the lower case identification) will be a very real threat. And there will be a lot of them because everyone that is a part of the multigenerational welfare recipients will become one. They will be a very persistent, dedicated, unscrupulous lot with a fierce determination fueled by their ingrained attitude of entitlement. Once the great government teat has dried up they will immediately look for their next source of free food, drink and "stuff"; that being what you have!
That is one of my biggest fears living only 15 min from Milwaukee and 2 hours from Chicago. Not to point fingers on areas but those two places are filled with those kind of people and they infact have started moving out my way since I have seen the crime raise in my city over the last few years. In my city you could go to sleep and leave your doors unlocked with out the fear of anything happening and that was just 15 years ago or so. Now I sleep with a .45 in my night stand cause you just dont know what can happen. And if the SHTF for whatever the case may be for it to happen Im trying to make sure I am ready to go not only to defend my house but to be able to get my family out safely. Cause I honestly dont think it would take long for it to reach my house.
 

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While listening in on conversation the last few months, I was surprised at the number of people who think it is a good plan to raid neighbors' houses for what they need.

I never listen to promises of rising to a higher level, but I always take note of threats to act at baser levels.
 

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Don't believe that it will only be the lower classes or welfare people who will act like zombies if there is no law. I think you would be surprised at how many people from the Middle to Upper class would turn into zombies in a heartbeat if they didn't believe that they would be held accountable for their actions.
Yes, people will do desperate things to survive and feed themselves and their families, but I also think that we would have people who would kill other people for no apparent reason other then they felt like doing it. In many circumstances I think that if you were at the "mercy" of some of these people you would be lucky if they killed you out of hand. I would also like to point out that just because someone is "old", it doesn't mean that they are sweet or kind. As for children, didn't a 14 year old "child" just kill his teacher with a box cutter and hauled her body out of the school and into some nearby woods? All I am saying is don't trust anyone based on their age or appearance. If they are old enough to hold and aim a gun or strong enough to competently wield a knife, they can kill you or members of your family.
Could'nt agree more. Only question is how long would it take them to turn into those type of people. Im sure some will start out trying to do what is right and so fourth but in the end just about everyone is going to be looking out for themselves if they have not prepared for such an event. In that case I dont think it would take long for anyone who isnt ready to turn into one!
 

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If these people are not prepared, they will be the worst of the zombie nation
Totally agree!!!
Then they wouldn't be on your side, wold they?:wink:
While listening in on conversation the last few months, I was surprised at the number of people who think it is a good plan to raid neighbors' houses for what they need.

I never listen to promises of rising to a higher level, but I always take note of threats to act at baser levels.
You know,
Good point. So would it be in your best interest to identify those who would do such things as a last resort and make sure it doesn't become their last resort?
Let's use walking dead as an example. Who are the Ricks . Who are the Darryl's. Who are the Glenn's? Who are the governors? You got to know who you can trust and work with and who you can't.
 
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