Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16
BDFL - Memuneh
60329 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11360

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 369039 18-Aug-2010 08:06
Send private message
709 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 369352 18-Aug-2010 15:03
Send private message

jaymz: no need, I have copies of The Zombie Survival Guide and Zombie Combat Manual. They go into great detail of survival stratigies for all situations :)


lol your on to it man, your a leader amongst men. When this Zombie attack happens I will follow you.  Im good with a shotty and my tracking skills are top notch. :)




Worst Response To A Crisis:
From a readers' Q and A column in TV GUIDE: "If we get involved in a nuclear war, would the electromagnetic pulses from exploding bombs damage my videotapes?"



860 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 369371 18-Aug-2010 15:29
Send private message

Kaos36:
jaymz: no need, I have copies of The Zombie Survival Guide and Zombie Combat Manual. They go into great detail of survival stratigies for all situations :)


lol your on to it man, your a leader amongst men. When this Zombie attack happens I will follow you.  Im good with a shotty and my tracking skills are top notch. :)


Do you mind if I join you guys as well? I got a Hilux that I can upgrade with some sort of ramming mechanism to put on the front bull bars and also a decent axe and chainsaw if needed.

1048 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 62


  Reply # 369385 18-Aug-2010 15:47
Send private message

lol, I plan an awful lot of the time. When I am bored at work or in the car I take a look around me and plan what I would do if it was to happen that moment.
Where would I head to first?
What escape routes do I have?
What weapons are availble?

Some call me crazy for doing it, but I call it being prepared :)

I'm located in Hamilton, so if you guys are near by then you can surely join in my group!

860 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 369403 18-Aug-2010 16:09
Send private message

Your gonna try survive in the North Island!? That's where most of the population is..

I live down south. If there is a zombie break out I'm going off the grid.

913 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 222

Subscriber

  Reply # 369406 18-Aug-2010 16:11
Send private message

I bought this tshirt last week, just so I remember what to do...

BDFL - Memuneh
60329 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11360

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 373270 26-Aug-2010 18:18
Send private message

Coming to AMC this Halloween:







The Walking Dead "chronicles the travels of a group of people trying to survive in a world stricken by a zombie apocalypse. A television series was announced to be in production on August 11, 2009. The series won the 2010 Eisner Award for Best Continuing Series at the San Diego Comic Convention."

No idea when/if it's coming to New Zealand TV...





1048 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 62


  Reply # 373275 26-Aug-2010 18:25
Send private message

Lets hope that it does come to NZ, or at least on DVD for purchase!

453 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 27


  Reply # 377979 8-Sep-2010 19:41
Send private message





Apparently regular Zombies weren't enough!



393 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 378111 9-Sep-2010 08:43
Send private message

i half expected to hear reports of locals " killing and consuming the brains of their neighbours" after this earthquake




this is where a signature goes

1048 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 62


  Reply # 379403 13-Sep-2010 18:56
Send private message

pageweon: i half expected to hear reports of locals " killing and consuming the brains of their neighbours" after this earthquake


Me too!

I can't help but think, if everyone down there was taking zombies seriously then they would have been better prepared for the earthquake (in terms of survival supplies)

I have also picked up a coconut from the supermarket today...
I am planning to wrap it in a plastic bag, then some duct tape, another plastic bag and more duct tape. 

The reason is to try break it open, according the the Zombie Combat Manual, the above requires a similar amount of force to break that a human skull does.

Will try it out over the weekend, any suggestions on types of weapon to use on it?  I am thinking my short handled axe, since this is my weapon of choice.

860 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  Reply # 379530 14-Sep-2010 08:47
Send private message

jaymz:
pageweon: i half expected to hear reports of locals " killing and consuming the brains of their neighbours" after this earthquake



Will try it out over the weekend, any suggestions on types of weapon to use on it?  I am thinking my short handled axe, since this is my weapon of choice.


Sledge-hammer?

1048 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 62


  Reply # 379543 14-Sep-2010 09:17
Send private message

Sledge-hammer would be fine, however I would find it too heavy to swing and fatigue would be a big problem (training would solve this though)

Sledge-hammer has its uses, for example, dispatching zombies that are already on the ground.

But in my test I am going to simulate the "head" still being attached to the body. I am going to hang it from a tree and secure the base to the ground, kinda like those boxing training bags.



393 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 379546 14-Sep-2010 09:30
Send private message

pick axe would be the best .. pointy and with a moderate weight .. perfect head piercing instrument




this is where a signature goes

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted 25-May-2018 14:12


New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted 24-May-2018 20:17


Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted 24-May-2018 19:41


Exhibition to showcase digital artwork from across the globe
Posted 23-May-2018 16:44


Auckland tops list of most vulnerable cities in a zombie apocalypse
Posted 23-May-2018 12:52


ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
Posted 23-May-2018 00:10


Umbrellar becomes Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider
Posted 22-May-2018 15:43


Three New Zealand projects shortlisted in IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards
Posted 22-May-2018 15:14


UpStarters - the New Zealand tech and innovation story
Posted 21-May-2018 09:55


Lightbox updates platform with new streaming options
Posted 17-May-2018 13:09


Norton Core router launches with high-performance, IoT security in New Zealand
Posted 16-May-2018 02:00


D-Link ANZ launches new 4G LTE Dual SIM M2M VPN Router
Posted 15-May-2018 19:30


New Panasonic LUMIX FT7 ideal for outdoor: waterproof, dustproof
Posted 15-May-2018 19:17


Ryanair Goes All-In on AWS
Posted 15-May-2018 19:14


Te Papa and EQC Minecraft Mod shakes up earthquake education
Posted 15-May-2018 19:12



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.