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Saturday, April 19, 2008

The Survival Game

Penguicon was this weekend and one of my favorite things to do there was to take a survival course on how to survive a zombie apocalypse. It was really interesting and prepared me for the worst. Some of the highlighted tips were:

* If it ambles along and has inarticulate speech, it's most likely a zombie.
* If it's a zombie, shoot it.
* If you aren't sure if it's a zombie, shoot it anyway. If it doesn't get back up right away, it was probably human. In this case, a whispered note of apology is necessary; however, most likely the wounded victim or dead human will now rise as the walking dead. Shoot it again!

And the best tip of all they gave us was:

* You don't have to outrun the zombies, you just have to outrun all your friends.

For more information on this very real threat, visit http://www.zombiehunters.org .


  1. I'm glad you enjoyed the panel. It was a blast being up there answering the questions!

    Thanks for the link to Zombie Squad, btw. There's some good stuff on the site and some really good people in the group.

    I was the guy in the ZS shirt and camo pants who provided all the ZS flyers at the panel.

    Rob (Trebor1415 at LJ)

  2. It was fun and enlightening. I almost felt that someone would stand up and say, "This isn't a drill. It's real, people.", as if we really were the last group of human survivors discussing our plan of action against the horde. :-) It was a blast.