March 22, 2012
How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
Painful deaths are one thing, but being eaten alive by loved ones has to be the top painful way to die. Chances of a pandemic of flesh eating people might be slim to none, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared for the super natural apocalypse that is, the zombie takeover. It might seem impossible, but if movies and video games can teach you anything, it’s there are at least three easy things to prepare for the disaster; finding food and shelter to hold you over, gathering weapons to defend against the flesh eaters, and no strong bonds with other people to hold you back. It’s not everything, but enough to make sure you don’t get gnawed on in your sleep.
Finding food and shelter is a necessity, because as humans we need sleep and food to keep us going. Unless you have a car or truck, you can’t go around with a grocery store on your back, keeping just what is needed is important while you’re on the move. There can be occasions where you take a cupcake or a ding dong for morality, but when on the move, water and light food are perfect for keeping stamina up while running and fighting off the undead. Shelters won’t always be permanent, so don’t get attached or cozy anywhere you stay, it only takes one mistake to have a place turn into feeding ground instantly. Never trust the news when they say there is a shelter with military protection, they will always be overrun sooner or later letting someone infected inside, stick to places that can be easily boarded up, and has a secret escape just in case.
Weapons to fight off the ankle biters are a necessity, if you don’t want to be infected or munched to death. While some would choose guns to kill the infected, they are noisy and will draw more of them towards you, and you can’t have unlimited ammo, it will be your downfall. Blunt and sharp weapons can be very effective to damage the brain of the zombies,...