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The Walking Dead (AMC)

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by willy cheesesteak, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. Harold falcon

    Harold falcon Senior member

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    Body armor wouldn't be the best bet. Heavy leather jacket should suffice. Where you want protection is fingers, some kind of Kevlar or shark proof gloves should be in order.
     
  2. aravenel

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    Definitely. Body armor is overkill. You're not looking to stop bullets, you're looking to stop teeth. I seriously wonder in every zombie movie/show/book ever why everyone isn't walking around in head to to leather or heavy canvas. Or even just several layers of clothes.
     
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  3. Connemara

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    Thick wetsuit would be great.
     
  4. idfnl

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    Ya, but we dont know if zombie jaws are like super human n stuff, if you were really living it... real body armor.
     
  5. GreenFrog

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    Leather jackets and body armor ain't shit when it comes to zombies that can literally tear you open.

    Has everyone forgotten how Dale was killed?
     
  6. aravenel

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    Also, I laugh every time these guys go off full auto on a couple of walkers. So, the world ends, and no more 5.56 ammo will *ever* be made, and you think you should go full auto and blow through 30 rounds just to pop a couple of shambling walkers? Fire discipline folks, fire discipline. The primary reason for full auto, suppressing fire, is going to have no impact on zombies.
     
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  7. Mauro

    Mauro Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Swords , spears, chain mail , and napalm that's the way to go.
     
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  8. Dr Huh?

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    A man after my own heart.
     
  11. aravenel

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    I've always thought that a halberd would make a fantastic zombie weapon. Long enough to give you a bit of range. Pointy end that can be used like a spear, with an axe part that can be used like, well, an axe. With a hook on the backside that can be used to control the walkers. Would require a bit of strength to use, but overall, I can't think of much better zombie weapon.
     
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  12. willy cheesesteak

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    It's all about the Lobo from World War Z

     
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  13. aravenel

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    My issue with the lobo was always that it requires swinging to really be effective--and if you miss, you are screwed, as it will be hard to recover from given the length. With something with a pointier end, you can jab with it as a spear, which would be much safer.
     
  14. SkinnyGoomba

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    A spear would be ineffective if you were surrounded, but would be great when in groups.
     
  15. lefty

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    This has been discussed. I opted for a taiaha.

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    UN-released footage from season 4 to be added to the prequel for 5.
     
  17. Bhowie

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    A whittled down 2x4? :confused:
     
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  18. Bonggoy

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    Always wondered about that. Notice how they easily tore a human flesh like it's a tender piece of meat.
     
  19. lefty

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    A fire-hardened whittled down 2x4 with a blunt end for crushing and a sharpened end for thrusting and cutting. Light and easy to replace, it's the perfect size for keeping someone off until you can swing it for a killing blow.

    Face tattoo optional.


    lefty
     
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  20. aravenel

    aravenel Senior member

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    That actually seems like a pretty good idea. Wonder if it would be too light to really be effective though. Regardless, pretty cool.
     

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