Why _________ would perish during a zombie outbreak.

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    I would have my Zombie Survival Guide- MVPkilla4life

    But the more serious question is what is your zombie fighting weapon of choice?- zbellino

    I have read Max Brooks' Zombie Survival Guide as well. I found it entertaining and full of useful info.  I will have to disagree with his high praise of the .22 cal for a zombie fighting weapon though. I can appreciate his comments concerning its light weight and report (bang) that is much quieter than other rifles. However I dispute the availability of ammo when compared to other popular calibers in the States. True .22 cal is more plentiful at stores that carry ammo but the weapons that utilize it are more plentiful as well so one can speculate that it will disappear off the shelves just as quickly. Also, having never tested it  myself, i'm not convinced of its capability to penetrate a human skull even at 100yds and am not willing to bet my life on it. The trajectory of the .22 cal requires a fair amount of sight adjustment or Kentucky-Windage when aquiring targets at different ranges as well.
         So my zombie fighting weapon of choice is my AK-74. There is no doubt that it can pentrate a skull at any distance within its effective range. The trajectory of the 5.45x39 round is much flatter than that of a .22 cal, even the 5.56(.223) as well. Therfore it requires much less compensation for ranging targets under 200 yds. It has a reliable design and is easy to maintain, hell I lubricate it with ATF fluid and it functions flawlessly. Availabilty of ammo is not an immediate concern because I make a point to keep 2160 rounds on hand at all times. Most stores in my area carry it and it's not a common rifle around here.  I haven't seen one for sale in any store and i'm the only one at my gun club that shoots one.  On top of all that my rifle has a folding buttstock making it very suitable for shooting from a vehicle or CQC.
         My AK-74 may be  twice as loud and weigh twice as much as my Ruger 10-22 but it's a fair trade-off for the piece of mind it brings.
     
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    Speaking of AK-47s, did the Brady Bill finally expire so we are free to buy any guns we want?
     
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    - PhatRex would perish because his fat mouth would alert the zombies too his location and he would be too fat to actually run from any of them.
    - Underdoggggg/Indylove would perish because he would locate a safe house filled with Patriot fans and we would all kick him out
    - jbolted would perish for exactly the same reason as underdoggggg/Indylove
     
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    remington+870" itemImage">Remington® 870™ Pump-Action Shotguns at Cabela'sCan't miss with this
     
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    remington+870 " itemImage" /> Can't miss with this
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    speaking of 870's goin clay shooting tomorrow before work, can't wait!
     
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    Speaking of AK-47s, did the Brady Bill finally expire so we are free to buy any guns we want?
    Posted by themightypatriotz


    depends on your state
     
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    Mbeaulie07,Faucetman,MordeaiBloodmoon,KyleCleric 2, Zbellino and Tagandtrade would all perish because of their refusal to Draft any of the Zombies in the early rounds.
    Posted by irishfanatic

    I have no problem with zombies. I just think you get one just as good in the 5th round as you can the 2nd. I mean. Look. There's a lot of depth in this draft. Why take a zombie when you can take a running back or corner when that's what we really need.
     
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    I would have my Zombie Survival Guide- MVPkilla4life But the more serious question is what is your zombie fighting weapon of choice?- zbellino I have read Max Brooks' Zombie Survival Guide as well. I found it entertaining and full of useful info.  I will have to disagree with his high praise of the .22 cal for a zombie fighting weapon though. I can appreciate his comments concerning its light weight and report (bang) that is much quieter than other rifles. However I dispute the availability of ammo when compared to other popular calibers in the States. True .22 cal is more plentiful at stores that carry ammo but the weapons that utilize it are more plentiful as well so one can speculate that it will disappear off the shelves just as quickly. Also, having never tested it  myself, i'm not convinced of its capability to penetrate a human skull even at 100yds and am not willing to bet my life on it. The trajectory of the .22 cal requires a fair amount of sight adjustment or Kentucky-Windage when aquiring targets at different ranges as well.      So my zombie fighting weapon of choice is my AK-74. There is no doubt that it can pentrate a skull at any distance within its effective range. The trajectory of the 5.45x39 round is much flatter than that of a .22 cal, even the 5.56(.223) as well. Therfore it requires much less compensation for ranging targets under 200 yds. It has a reliable design and is easy to maintain, hell I lubricate it with ATF fluid and it functions flawlessly. Availabilty of ammo is not an immediate concern because I make a point to keep 2160 rounds on hand at all times. Most stores in my area carry it and it's not a common rifle around here.  I haven't seen one for sale in any store and i'm the only one at my gun club that shoots one.  On top of all that my rifle has a folding buttstock making it very suitable for shooting from a vehicle or CQC.      My AK-74 may be  twice as loud and weigh twice as much as my Ruger 10-22 but it's a fair trade-off for the piece of mind it brings.
    Posted by patsfaninpa420

    Read it, too, and completely agree. How loud a rifle is probably is not going to matter. Anything close enough to get you, you aren't going to be using your medium/long range weapon. You're switching over to a short range weapon like a shot gun or to something like a machete or katana.
     
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    Good question. I am firmly against automatic rifles, because the temptation to p1ss through ammo is too great. The report on an AK is very loud IIRC. And the kickbakc is tremendous IIRC. I wouldn't want to get tied to my own stash of bullets, even if it is 2000+. I would want to know I could get ammo anywhere.

    I am willing to give up a little size for more stopping power and velocity, and I also think Brook's claims are overstated for the .22 ammo.

    I think something like a Springfield .308 with a light and durable synthetic stock that can take a scope, is semi-automatic, deadly accurate, and has one of the most ubiquitous cartridges in the U.S. of A. would be a fine choice.

    The other weapon that everyone overlooked is melee. I take a crowbar. It is light enough to carry. Powerful enough to do tremendous damage. You can find them everywhere, so losing one isn't the end of the world. Plus they are a practical tool,. for prying, opening, etcetera. 

    A simple hunting rifle and crowbar is all I need. 
     
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    In Response to Re: Why _________ would perish during a zombie outbreak. : speaking of 870's goin clay shooting tomorrow before work, can't wait!
    Posted by patsfaninpa420

    Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews(notes) celebrates after sacking Detroit Lions quarterback Shaun Hill(notes) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, in Green Bay, Wis.Oh really bring it on buddy

     
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    Haha. That is easily the funniest photo I've seen in a while.
     
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    Yeah. He's my personal photog. Not included here is 100 box stash of Diamond Waterproof matches, one gallon container of Vicks Vapo Rub, and (though you can just see the corner of the box) a full set of acid washed jeans underneath my bed.

    That and a confederate flag with a heavy metal viking on it, just so I can run up my colors for the zombie hordes.

    Do you think I should grow more stomach hair in case of a zombie attack? I mean that doubles as a tshirt...but  when winter comes I might need some wool.
     
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    It would be fun until you had to land to refuel. One chopper is going to alarm every zombie within earshot.

    It would essentially be like pizza delivery for zombies. 
     
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    Glen Beck would perish because he filled his pockets with gold instead of wisdom and he couldn't run away. Not even from foot dragging zombies.
     
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    How did I miss this when it was first posted? Must have been on the road. I don't know if I would perish. It depends on whether or not I can get Milla Jovovich to move in with me.

    The entire Jets team would perish because instead of running or fighting they'd just stand there bragging to the zombies how good they are. Several zombies would also die from over eating from trying to devourer Rex.
     
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    leon would not perish. All the zombies would sit in circle and listen to leon tell stories.
     
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    leon would not perish. All the zombies would sit in circle and listen to leon tell stories.
    Posted by harleyroadking


    Maybe you're right. Their mental and verbal skills are about equal. He could fascinate them with stories of his football glory days. When the switch was flipped and the field started vibrating Leon always went in the right direction.
     
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    Z, I tend to think that a lot of rifles would just rip right through the undead flesh while failing to kill the zombies in a similar manner to the way that sniper rifles fail to kill the Flood in the first two Halos

    I think buckshots and birdshot are the way to go: can't miss.  3-round bursts aren't bad.  On your ammo bit, there's a really cool gun concept that accepted AK-47 ammo AND the NATO standard.  Limited production, but definitely worth getting your hands on in the case of a zombie apocalypse.
     
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    i'm not sure i buy that a crowbar is a good weapon to take on zombies. you need something that can easily penetrate a zombie skull every time and be useful against the next zombie that attacks you.


    World War Z was amazing. I read it in a sitting. Next time, slower.
     
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    Game wouldnt perish cause I'd throw her over my shoulder and run away with her to safety.
     
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    first off, what kind of zombies are we dealing with here?  dawn of the dead?  28 days (ya not true zombies i know)?  sean of the dead?  i think that dawn of the dead is the most likely scenario zombies.

    first, and in my mind most important, is short range weapons.  a nice light aluminum bat could do wonders to a decaying zombie scull.  id avoid any kind of blades, as the infection could be transferred by blood.

    second is guns and ammo.  personally, i plan to be held up with a ton of pot plants and other vegitation (yknow, food is important too i guess), so long range guns wouldnt be of much use.  perhaps a shotgun is a great way to disable zombies, but not kill them (too much spread in the buckshot).  if i was really going to go all gung ho and take them out from a safe distance, id want a bolt-action rifle like many have stated here.

    probably the most important thing is to lay low in a safe place for a few days, and then find a big truck that could clear the roads for you to gather supplies and perhaps find a safer  vantage point.

    that being said, i survive!

    ps rivers gets tossed to the zombies by his teammates for lack of leadership (they hate him)
     
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