Zombie Fetish

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by Sarge22, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. Sarge22

    Sarge22 New Member

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    What the f*&# is with this zombie obsession everyone has nowadays? At first I figured the genre was just gaining some steam and would die again. Now Discovery Channel did a special on surviving a Zombie attack, their are serious books devoted to fighting the undead, and I can't even count the amount of zombie related posts on this board. I'm not against the popularity, it just puzzles me. Could someone explain to me the skyrocketing obsession this nation has with animate corpses.
     
  2. Jpyle

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    For the most part a zombie apocalypse is simply shorthand for any SHTF situation. The recent infatuation probably has alot to do with the economy, the state of the country and peoples' general lack of optimism over what the future holds.
     

  3. JonM

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    I agree with jpyle it is easier to think about shtf survival vs zombies than consider the actual issues and near brink disasaster socialistic liberal ideas have brought upon the country.

    The last time we had a national disasaster nearly as bad as what the current administration has done was the disasaster of the new deal brought on by roosevelt. At that time the nation focused on gangsters to distract themselves from the pit roosevelts policies kept digging us into deeper and deeper.

    Today we focus on zombies to distract us from the policies obama is using to dig us deeper.

    For fdr it was ww2 not his disastrous raw deal that brought america from the edge. Obama doesnt have a world war to.do that for him.
     
  4. UrbanNinja

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    Im annoyed by this as well. Ive had an obsession with zombies for many years. Collected anything I could find that had even the word "zombie" on it... books,magazines,buttons,figurines,movies,etc.. I even have my entire back tattooed in a "zombie apocalypse" and another huge zombie on my left arm. People always thought I was strange for this.. and now im just part of the "trend". It drives me crazy. My obsession isn't just about a possible apocalypse, its for the zombie itself... I just know that when all the trendies move on to something new, ill still be here. I only wish they'd hurry the heck up.
     
  5. MrWray

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    Its amusing to talk about a zombie apocolypse and imagine for a few minutes what could happen and what you would do if there ever was a zombie threat... Like i said, "imagine".. The people that REALLY want something like tht to happen dont know what they are asking for.. Its not just walking around wearing cool tactical clothing and shooting zombies with badass guns. Yes there would be that but what happens whenever food,water , and ammo start running short and you need to scavange for anything and everything..i wouldnt want to put my wife and kids through a mess like that
     
  6. Mosin

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    For real? I wonder who I shot in the graveyard the other day then.:confused::confused::confused:
     
  7. unclebear

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    with some of the bio weapons and other sciences going on it more possible now that a zombie SHTF would happen then ever before, most of the reason I'm into it is I love horror movies and zombie shoots are fun.
     
  8. lonewolf101

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    Not just zombies but what the deal with vampire BULL^#*T!.
     
  9. BigByrd47119

    BigByrd47119 New Member

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    Don't count your chickens before they hatch! He may get four more years yet! ;)
     
  10. MrWray

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    The way twilight should have ended

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  11. towboater

    towboater Active Member

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    Zombie fetish....is that anything like being a necrophiliac??
     
  12. ledhed

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    I've always loved the zombie genre. Mainly because they're the only horror movies I enjoy. Most other movies it's just dark hallways creepy music and then something jumps out at you (usually a cat). That startles me but it doesn't scare me. There is something truly frightening about the mob. A mass of thoughtless creatures roaming the earth. Just remember. It was a mass of thoughtless, brainless creatures that got Obama into office. Now imagine if they ate people too.
     
  13. Sarge22

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    It's not like I'm really irate or anything, just really puzzled. And yes, this extends to vampires as well. My wife is absorbed (her word for obsessed) with the current crop of "Paranormal Romances", i.e. werewolves, zombies, and vampires as the focus instead of the "hot stud". It all leaves me scratching my head. People are odd in what grabs their attention.
     
  14. Sarge22

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    Why I avoid stores the day after Thanksgiving!!
     
  15. LONGHAIR

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    ...Trick-or-Treat....They will never Die....