The US Center for Disease Control wants you to prepare for the coming zombie apocalypse.
Really. No kidding.
Please follow the link provided below and make sure you have the recommended zombie apocalypse preparedness kit ready in the event the slack-jawed little brain suckers start shambling down a street or dark alley near you.
Yeah, I know. Zombie apocalypses may seem a bit off the beaten track for The Edge. However, the importance of planning for nullsec disasters being the subject of my upcoming post, I thought it would make a nice little lead-in. Besides, zombies notwithstanding, the underpinning message is an important one in light of recent natural disasters.
This has been a Fiddler's Edge public service announcement
17 hours ago
I live in an easily defendable first floor flat with a single ground-floor access point that can be well-barricaded. It has a balcony which is a great sniping platform and I have the necessary materials indoors to build a bridge network to reach adjoining rooftops for foraging.ReplyDelete
On the far side of town is a vast GlaxoSmithKline facility which could be either the source of the outbreak or possibly hold the cure. Given the state of some of the locals I see wandering around, it may have already started.
In any case, I am prepared.
I saw that link earlier today - excellent piece of PR, come to think of it.ReplyDelete
Though I think I shall have to stock up on shotgun ammunition...
What ammunition do you recommend against undeads? I mean, if there were Republic Fleet Silver Bullets available on the market it would be easy, but now I don't know whether to use thermal damage or maybe explosive? I have no idea and I'm scared!ReplyDelete
A burning zombie is an impressive sight, but still ambulatory and a threat to you and yours. Besides, have you ever smelled burning zombie flesh? Nasty if the zom-bodies start piling up around your shelter.ReplyDelete
Explosive rounds are the way to go, a head shot being the most effective attack (see Max Brooks' "The Zombie Survival Guide"). If you can't make the head shot your explosive rounds can still rend and disable your zombie, making your odds of a safe getaway much higher.
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dammit wrong post!ReplyDelete
Heh - No worries Steve. Clean up in aisle seven.ReplyDelete
pffft thats not a preparedness kit ...ReplyDelete
while your lugging around that gallon of water and having zombies chew on your frontal lobe; ill be here with my survival kit ....
CDC lolkit - check
water purifier - check
Keltec RFB - check
Mega Gunworks AR-10 - check
1000 rounds of 7.62 - check
Sig 556 - check
2500 rounds of 5.56 - check
Keltec bullpup 12gauge - check
250 rounds of 00 - check
250 rounds of slug - check
MP3 player - check
Its zombie time !!