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Maybe, but it’s not going to be easy. In West African and Haitian vodou, zombies are humans without a soul, their bodies nothing more than shells controlled by powerful sorcerers. In the 1968 film Night of the Living Dead, an army of shambling, slow-witted, cannibalistic corpses reanimated by radiation attack a group of rural Pennsylvanians. We are looking for something a little in between Haiti and Hollywood: an infectious agent that will render its victims half-dead but still-living shells of their former selves.



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Up until World War Z and Zombie Survival Guide I was excited. Now we have to go through all the extra trouble of first turning people into zombies, then biologically engineering them to be ruthless, mindless, brain nomnom'ing animals.
    
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WHAT?!

woow..
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Are they totally nuts? Those sons of..., they are gonna kill us all.
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Time to buy a load of guns and watch every Resident Evil movie and work on your headshots on the shooting range. I know it won't happen but there are some people out there that actually have a Resident Evil squad. I remember seeing it on 60 mins. There is an family that actually has a backup plan in case zombies happen and they are armed with so many hand held guns and assault weapons.
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I'm in eastern PA, PM me if you wanna make a zombie fighting squad club thing for when the **** hits the fan.

Lol.
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post #6 of 107
But can it kill Crysis? It probably will.
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post #7 of 107
WTHFH? Not sure which to use...

Why? Why would they even discuss this? Why?
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post #8 of 107
I knew the shotgun and case of shells I bought when I turned 18 was going to come in handy some day!
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post #9 of 107
I have a 12 gauge shotgun for a good reason.

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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
I knew the shotgun and case of shells I bought when I turned 18 was going to come in handy some day!
Saw your post after I posted... Good call bro. I just need more buckshot.
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post #10 of 107
Its awesome that these guys get paid to sit around and think about this kind of stuff. I like to plan in my head what would happen in the event of an outbreak, but they're actually planning how to start this thing off!
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