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Zombie Slaying Weapon of Choice

  1. Handgun

    11.8%
  2. Rifle

    11.8%
  3. Shotgun

    35.3%
  4. Bladed weapon (swords ect)

    17.6%
  5. Blunt weapon (bats ect)

    11.8%
  6. Fire (flamethrowers ect)

    20.6%
  7. Vehicle (to run them over with)

    23.5%
  8. Explosives (grenades ect)

    11.8%
  9. Chainsaw

    20.6%
  10. Other (explain)

    23.5%
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  1. Oct 30, 2009 #1
    Zombie Slaying Weapon of Choice....

    I did this a couple years ago but lets do it again.

    If the Zombie Apocalypse came what would be your zombie slaying weapon of choice? Vote and post a description and/or reasoning if you would like.


    [strike]I'm trying to add a poll here but I haven't done it in a while so it may not show up. I can't find the area to add poll options at the moment.[/strike]

    edit: Got the poll up. It allows multiple choices if you like to pair up.


    Mine would be a sword or cricket bat (no need for ammo or reloading) though I have always loved the prosthetic chainsaw hand in Army of Darkness.
     
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  4. Oct 30, 2009 #3

    CRGreathouse

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    Re: Zombie Slaying Weapon of Choice....

    rootX, if I ever become a zombie, I will never come near you. That is the most horrifying thing I've seen in years.
     
  5. Oct 30, 2009 #4

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    Re: Zombie Slaying Weapon of Choice....

    Amazing how zombi-ism goes back to our founding fathers.
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  6. Oct 30, 2009 #5
    Re: Zombie Slaying Weapon of Choice....

    Would have to say bladed weapon or a rifle. Bladed weapon because it will last pretty much forever... only downfall is you have to get close say there are alot of zombies... rifle of course just stake out a buildings roof picking them off... this assumes you have plenty of ammo (and your bladed weapon... oh yeah and a handgun sidearm just incase)
     
  7. Oct 31, 2009 #6
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    I want a giant sword and a motorbike, like in ff7.
     
  8. Oct 31, 2009 #7

    Pythagorean

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    Re: Zombie Slaying Weapon of Choice....

    if it's traditional, slow moving zombies - a shotgun or a chainsaw
     
  9. Oct 31, 2009 #8

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    Re: Zombie Slaying Weapon of Choice....

    I'm opting for fire (flamethrower) and a chainsaw. The flamethrower would be best for getting them before they're within grabbing distance, but doesn't require as much accuracy under pressure (i.e., when I'm screaming and running) as some of the other options. If a zombie does get closer, then I want something powerful and quick to zip off their head...or whatever else gets close first...and that's the chainsaw.

    And Happy Halloween everyone!
     
  11. Oct 31, 2009 #10
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    Hmm, weapon of choice. I would take the spoon, yeah definitely the spoon.
     
  12. Oct 31, 2009 #11

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    De-zombification powder. One puff into a room filled with zombies is enough to dezombify them all, and then we can all live happily ever after. :smile:
     
  13. Oct 31, 2009 #12
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    As a zombie expert, the simplest weapon works..... love.

    Happy Halloween, PF!! Anyone dressing up as the Klein-Gordon equation?
     
  14. Oct 31, 2009 #13

    ideasrule

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    How about a laser to aim at their eyes?
     
  15. Oct 31, 2009 #14

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    I had to say shotgun. You don't need to be too close, and from watching many zombie films, if you blow their head off, it's a guarantee they don't get back up.
     
  16. Oct 31, 2009 #15
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    A 12 gauge pump-action shotgun with an extended magazine would probably be the most effective, but I would definitely have to go with the chainsaw for its fun factor.
     
  17. Oct 31, 2009 #16
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    I went for the flamethrower and a vehicle. I'm getting lazy.
     
  18. Nov 1, 2009 #17
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    I'd say a GBU-34/B (MOAB) out of the back of a C-130. Or a B-2 loaded out with B61. Or several BGM-109 Tomahawks. Anything with a large blast zone.

    Also along those lines a M29 recoilless rifle with M-388 ammunition would be good.

    But in a bit more reality I'd have to say a 10 Gage. With a flamethrower for wider defensive needs. And a good sharp daishō for my last backup.
     
  19. Nov 1, 2009 #18
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    I would use a vehicle--specifically, the family minivan. That way, I wouldn't have to spend money on anything new.
     
  20. Nov 1, 2009 #19
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    I think you've got a little bit of overkill there.
     
  21. Nov 1, 2009 #20

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    There is no overkill -- there is only "open fire" and "time to reload".
     
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