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Li Tan
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11/3/2014 | 4:58:02 AM
Re: Geekend: Best Cities For The Zombie Apocalypse
Cool and great idea - I was in HongKong last weekend and it's full of bright lights. Furthermore, it's crowded and wonderful as always.:-)
freespiritny25
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11/1/2014 | 4:03:24 PM
Re: Geekend: Zombies
@ Michael Endler I doubt zombies can swim, but I bet they can walk under water.
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11/1/2014 | 3:59:45 PM
Re: Geekend: Best Cities For The Zombie Apocalypse
Trulia is smart and who knew they had a sense of humor too. Zombies hate the light, so I'm moving to Hong Kong. Hong Kong is the most light polluted city on Earth, by more than 1,000 times above international standards. That's where I am headed to hide!
Michael Endler
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10/31/2014 | 6:30:09 PM
Zombies

I've been trying to figure out how San Francisco, where I live, would fare in a zombie invasion. There are a lot of hills. If you're at the top of one, the zombies could approach from all sides and you'd be stuck. Then again, zombies move slowly, and if I were at the top of a really steep hill, I bet they'd move really slowly. So if I were up there with a big gun and a few thousand rounds of ammunition, I like my chances. Can zombies swim? Maybe Alcatraz would be a good place to hide out. To assess a city's change, I really need more insight into zombie behavior and physiology.

StaceyE
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10/31/2014 | 4:59:57 PM
Re: all cites are a bad idea for the zombie apocolypse
@ David...

I'm in a rural area, but close to the city. If the wifi goes out I am just going to head to the root cellar and set the gun up in my turrit....I'll be ready for those darn zombies!!!!
StaceyE
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10/31/2014 | 4:57:57 PM
Re: all cites are a bad idea for the zombie apocolypse
@ Kstsron

I like your way of thinking...the rural area with proper preparations. MY husband keeps watching those "prepper" shows...I think I am gonna just start stockpiling now and hunker down when it comes...I already have the rural area!
StaceyE
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10/31/2014 | 4:55:46 PM
Re: My locale
@Whoopty

The castle sounds like a great venue for the zombie apocalypse! I am thinking that Vegas sounds pretty good too from the food standpoint. However, I think my ideal locale would be a shopping center that has a gun shop, a sporting goods store, a grocer, and a food court!
David Wagner
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10/31/2014 | 3:38:58 PM
Re: all cites are a bad idea for the zombie apocolypse
@kstaron- Probably true. But i think starting in the rural area might mean you find out about it later than everyone else. I think you might find out about it when the city looters start heading your way. Maybe you need some sort of suburban enclave near a rural area?
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10/31/2014 | 3:17:14 PM
all cites are a bad idea for the zombie apocolypse
Hmm, I think vities in general is a bad idea, first you're going to have to battle with all the other looters and those that have already turned zombie. i'm thinking more like an isolated rural area to start. since you're in the sticks you've already stocked up on grocieries, already have a barn full of tools, and the population denisty is low enough to ride it out until the natural decay process makes the zombies fall to pieces.
David Wagner
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10/31/2014 | 2:19:29 PM
Re: My locale
@whoopty- An old castle? i love it. See, that's what i mean by cinematic. The church works for that, too.

The only problem I see with that is I suspect a lot of people will run to the church and the castle. You have to be there first or you have to convince people to team up. You might want to move to the castle now.
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