I can't get into the "Zombie" thing?

Discussion in 'Survival & Sustenance Living Forum' started by Marthor, May 13, 2012.

What do you think about the Zombie craze?

Poll closed Aug 21, 2012.
  1. I like it, participate in it and/or encourage it

    32.3%
  2. Whatever, neutral and/or don't really care one way or the other

    55.4%
  3. I don't like it, I don't want any of it and/or it's going a bit too far

    12.3%
  1. Marthor

    Marthor New Member

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    I've watched Zombies become more and more popular over the past few years. I used to like the comic "Deadpool" who had regeneration powers like Wolverine, but then they started making it all Zombies and I couldn't get into it, so I stopped reading Deadpool.

    I do however like the movie "Zombieland" which is very funny. That's the only thing I can point to that I like that is Zombie related.

    My wife likes the "Walking Dead" show, but I can't get into that either? It's really wierd, because I would have laid odds that I would like that show and she wouldn't, but the opposite turned out to be true.

    Now, some other shows that I like "American Guns" and "Sons of Guns" each have an episode making Zombie guns. I go to the gunshop and they have Zombie ammo. KA-BAR is making Zombie knives?! I've finding neon green accessories for guns to make them Zombified guns?! Zombie targets are the new hot targets. LOL

    Ahh! I've been kind of meh and not able to get into it, but not really caring, but it's still getting more popular. I even heard someone mention "Zombie Apocolypse" at work!

    What do you think?
     
  2. Fathead00

    Fathead00 New Member

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    You might want to try watching a show called " Falling Skies". It's about aliens instead of zombies. I like watching The Walking Dead. The whole zombie ammo and accesories are getting alittle out of hand though!!
     

  3. rifleman1

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    ive always been into zombies those were the only scary movies as a kid that freaked me out,i refere to all badguys as zombies though not just the walking dead.and all the meth heads around here we call them the army of the dead.
     
  4. PlaysWithZombies

    PlaysWithZombies New Member

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    I'm a fan of zombie movies (as my handle implies lol) but i'm with you on all the zombie ammo and equipment crap that seems so popular these days, i don't really get it.

    When i and my friends talk about the zombie apocalypse, it's like rifleman said general bad guys and/or meth heads. Though george romero style zombies could be fun lol
     
  5. Axxe55

    Axxe55 The Apocalypse Is Coming.....

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    lot of it is just marketing and some are getting into it sell products. i find nothing wrong with that as they are exploiting anything dangerous or controversial. so if the want to make and sell it and people want it and will buy it, seems like smart marketing to me.

    now the show, The Walking Dead, i was suprised, but i actually do like the show. i am not usually a fan of zombie based movies, but actually do like it. maybe because, the zombies are not always the main focus of the show, but how these people survive after a catastrophic event and try to move forward with their lives and how it has changed some of their viewpoints on from what they were before the event.

    Falling Skies is another good show too. waiting on it to return also.
     
  6. Fathead00

    Fathead00 New Member

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    I do have a question. Who authorized the official zombie color being neon green?
     
  7. Fathead00

    Fathead00 New Member

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    June 17th is the 2 hour premiere for Falling Skies.
     
  8. Shoobee

    Shoobee New Member

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    To excite viewer interest, tv shows must have bad guys.

    With the tarzan movies of the 1940s the bad guys were the natives in Africa.

    With the G/I movies of the 1950s the bad guys were the Ja panese and the Germans.

    With the western movies of the 1960s the bag guys were the native Indians in America.

    So as to be more politically correct Hollywood has now invented the walking dead or space aliens to be the bad guys for their infantile thin-plot dramas of today.

    Even as you are what you eat, your mind is what you watch.

    However I also think the zombie shows serve a purpose in that someday if SHTF there are going to be armies of zombies fleeing the cities, so everyone better get ready for it now. The zombies will want your food, your water, your women, your gasoline, if you have a food plot or garden they will want that too.

    It won't be pretty, and if the zombie movies help you visualize what you will do in response, then have fun watching them.

    Otherwise I am neutral.

    Action movies with Stallone and Banderas are fun to watch for me. Makes me glad I did not go into CIA or FBI work though.
     
  9. TLuker

    TLuker Active Member

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    i don't really care what fad is currently popular. I'm pretty much neutral. I really do miss movies with a plot though. Please, someone make a movie with a plot and a little originality. I hate knowing everything that is going to happen in a movie after only watching 5 minutes. A little reality would be nice too.
     
  10. dog2000tj

    dog2000tj New Member

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    If you do not take the impending Zombie apocalypse seriously than you amay as well be dead already :cool:
     
  11. MrWray

    MrWray New Member

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    I like it, to me its all for fun. Ive always been a big fan of zombie movies and the occasional video game. Now i dont go around preaching that the zombies are coming, but i enjoy the zombie genre. The zombie craze has actually gotten people interested and aware in prepping for disasters than normally wouldnt think twice about it. I myself find that a good thing, i find the zombie craze entertaining.
     
  12. Zombiegirl

    Zombiegirl New Member

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    Falling Skies is an excellent show. However, I love my zombie shows and movies. Think the ammo is just a novelty and a waste of money.
     
  13. mountainman13

    mountainman13 New Member

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    Fed the hell up with the zombie crap. Yes the s is gonna htf. But every single gun show has zombie guns,zombie targets,zombie bullets. What's next? Zombie condoms? Zombie for president? Enough is enough.
     
  14. rickyp8888

    rickyp8888 New Member

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    Hey how did you get a picture of my girlfriend!? :D
     
  15. MrWray

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    Your right, the ammo is a novelty. I bought a box of the Zombie Max .223 and a box of the .45acp. I just wanted them for a conversation piece
     
  16. rickyp8888

    rickyp8888 New Member

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    Ka-Bar got into it as well with "zombie survival knifes"
     
  17. MrWray

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    There is a zombie themed Eotech, mossberg makes a zombie themed shotgun, ive also seen a zombie gun cleaning kit. There may be more
     
  18. mountainman13

    mountainman13 New Member

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    As I said. Enough is enough. It's ridiculous.
     
  19. Ranger-6

    Ranger-6 New Member

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    It's those in space who are far greater threat than the zombie thingy.
     
  20. Marthor

    Marthor New Member

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    I don't know who decided it, but all the Zombie merchandise is neon green. LOL

    If aliens become the next big fad, neon green seems like a good Color for that too. Alien resistance fighter ammo costs an extra 2 bucks, just like Zombie ammo. LOL