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Zombie Apocalypse Plan

For years I have been developing my Zombie Apocalypse Plan, which I assure you has nothing to do with the song from the Cranberries, but it is about time to start sharing it with the world.

1)  The first thing I am going to do is put on as many different layers of clothes as possible.  (Luckily I live in a cold state and have many winter clothes available)  Make sure no skin is showing and has several layers.  I understand that this will slow your movement and reflexes but it will also make it harder for them to get a good bite on you.    FACT: biting through a sweatshirt is difficult and biting through Carhart clothes is nearly impossible.  Granted that the zombies will have stronger bite strength then humans but that is crushing strength and if you double up the sweatshirts and Carhart or other materials it should beable to stop the teeth or nails from breaking the skin.   (Note that the crushing power of the human jaw is actually enough to crush bones but bones can heal and the Z-infection can not)

p.s. CARDIO is a solid rule. Stay in shape so you don’t tire out at the wrong time .. see my 13:13:3 challenge

2) Step two is a two part step- first you must arm yourself temporarily ( In Step 4 you will be upgrading)  I have an old light weight base ball bat in my closet, which is what I will be using.  Next I am going to set up a temporary home base of opperations in my apartment (I live on the second story apt with only one entrance).  My apt will only be a good place for about 1 day so I will have to move fast.  If power is still on at this point I will be inviting my personal friends in the area and establishing a group of survivors to help.  I feel that if there is an un-dead army out there I want to have my own.  Unlike harry potter I will gladly enlist the help of my friends and family and even strangers.

Step 3 Gather Supplies

Once I have contacted whoever is close enough to get to my place, I will leave them there to defend while taking all the bags I can carry, plus my bat, and procuring a vehicle preferably a truck, which I will then take to the grocery store 2 blocks away to load up on canned goods and what food I can.  ( I also aready have a bunch of frozen deer meat in my freezer but that will only stay good for a short period of time.. I also keep some canned spam just in case)

Step 3a: I got alot of comments about how grocery stores will be over run or already picked dry.  My plan focuses on the one right by my house and anticipates that I will be one of the first people there. If it is over-run or picked dry before I get there… well then I take what I have and move on to the next step.  This will be a judgement call for everyone whether it is too over run or not..

With a vehical, my goup, and a few weapons (notice I did not say go to a sporting good store or gun shop becuase these first few hours, days of the apocalypse are going to be filled with crazed people and I want nowhere near them right now.. people are almost always as dangerous as zombies..make do or do without) we are ready to leave my apartment behind and head noth to the Wisconsin Dells.  ( It is an hour drive and I have printed out directions both highway and non highway to the WI Dells)

There we will be taking Ducks and Snow plows.

step 4) Wagons West!

The Roads will undoubtably be clogged with traffic.  What we cannot crash our way through we will have to go around.  Using the ducks to travel a combination of rivers and road we will head to the West, but not west of the rockies.  I want to go to the west for mulitple reasons.  1) less people = less zombies.. I get there are huge sprawling cities in the west, but there are also alot of very small towns and I am hoping the Z’s will group up in the cities  2) wide flat spaces = seeing them coming after you ( at least better than say in the woods) I don’t want anything to sneak up on me.  3) I am anticipating a rush of people going north and hoping to avoid that.  Also I feel that my survivability increases in the warmer dry climate vs. a freezing north or mountain terrain.  If you know how to survive up those environments then more power to you… I am just being realistic.. it isn’t for me.  4) Stay Mobile:  The lots of small towns I mentioned earlier I will raid for supplies (food, water, weapons, and radios) will make staying on the move easier.  I do not know if this is true but they say everyone carries a gun in Texas, which would probably be a good place for us survivors to find ammunition.   5) I really want to point this out again.. I am scared of being stuck in cold weather and I feel that I can survive better in warm weather than cold. I mean you ever hear of the donner party or play oregon trail.. cold is bad..(I admit heading north and trying to freeze out the zombies has many valid points but realistically… its a bad bet)

5) Weapons:  I have a few guidelines on weapons but it is not really a whole step. Obviously you will have to take what you have access to. The real key is to understand what your weapon is designed for. (don’t use a hunting rifle for close quarters combat)

5A. Here is the deal people…(inspired by the criticism of my bat choice)  A baseball bat is a solid starter weapon. It is mostly to disable and not take on the hoard. Light weight so it won’t tire you out and made of metal so it is strong enough. Breaking bones is an underrated tactic. Sure a bone break isn’t going to stop the Zed but it is going to slow it down. Alot! Break a back and it will have a hard time chasing you without legs. A solid hit to the face and let’s see it bite you without teeth left.  verything in my plan really revolves around tactical retreating (running away til the numbers are in your favor)

p.s. double-tap EVERYTHING

6) Using CB Radio’s me and my group of survivors will travel around the west trying to find more survivors.  There will be no starting new cities or staying in one place to long for a few years or until we see what kind of zombies we are dealing with.  I. E. If they die without eating, avoid sunlight (like in legend), were caused by a commet in space, or anything like that.  Basically Knowledge is power

7) This is the end of the plan.  Based on what we learn from our travels we will have to take it from there and use what we find along the way.

8) Side note: I was just reminded about this. Once a person is bit there is usually a window of time before they turn into one. No way we are going to take them out before they turn. I see this as a chance at their redemption.  In my group, if  you get infected,   you get a weapon and a chance to take out as many of them as possible before you turn. If everyone goes down fighting we can slowly even the numbers.

9) Side-note: Lots of people talk about zombies going underwater. Here is my thoughts on that.  Zombies totally could walk under water! BUT  since they would not have to breath and they have alot of empty space in them (granted this will vary z-to-z) I think that they would fill up with water and be even slower that normal. They would be able to climb up anchors or ropes if they are within reach but I think it will be a struggle for them.

I had a problem with WWZ. I think the water would speed up the destruction of the zombies. (initially I said “decomposition” but some comments changed my mind.  The salt water will probably sterilize and kill bacteria that would decompose the body). However, saltwater and sand are corse.. with the tides and currents of the ocean, I think the water would errode through the zombies.. I mean, water made the grand canyon for cripes sake!  And I think that if any of them went down to deep, then the pressure would kill them.  Underwater pressure can crush metal! Just stop and think what it would do to a zombie.. granted that type of pressure is pretty much only found in the ocean. I would say the threat level of water zombies is not as great as most people think.  Lake and pond zombies are a threat! Do not let your gaurd down around them!

This is constantly being updated so check back… or go to  https://baconbach.wordpress.com/ to see when I update and what some comments were

82 Responses to “Zombie Apocalypse Plan”

  1. [...] center my entire blog around it.  I also must say, as a man devoted to fighting zombies, I did not devote an entire page to my apocalypse survival plan.  (In fact, though I’ve given it much thought, I [...]

  2. I hadn’t thought of that… I’m mostly focusing on getting above the snow line and waiting them out.

  3. baconbach said

    My only problem with getting above the snow line and waiting them out is that I do not have any mountain survival skills and would probably run out of food and freeze to death

  4. [...] thought about this issue off and on, but it has been highlighted lately by my brother’s own zombie apocalypse plan (which, by the way, has been very slow in the revealing.  What if the zombie apocalypse happened [...]

  5. Benjamin Rogers said

    Some good ideas! I happen to prefer the northern route for the cold. If you have read World War Z there are some really good points in there. The Zeds will freeze and then we can easily exterminate them. Just a though!

    Ben

  6. baconbach said

    As I said before “I admit heading north has many valid points and is a good option” The problem with heading north is that I do not think that I, personally, have the required survival skills to live far north or in frozen mountains without electricity. Not even to mention finding food and supplies. Yes the Zeds will freeze, but what good will that do me if I too freeze?

    Also keep in mind that I am not counting on the military for any help. They probably will get a handle on the situation but I am not going to count on that.

  7. Benjamin Rogers said

    That is a very good point. The military is no better trained for the Zombie Apocalypse than the rest of us. Especially when everything scatters. We will be fighting in segregated battle zones to deal with it!

    Ben

  8. erith1 said

    I am almost finished with World War Z now. It is really good, you should definitely read it! But I am struck with how closely it follows your z-poc plan:
    1) The government tells everybody to go north which means wave after wave of unprepared millions end up using up all of the food / gas / etc. and then starving and freezing to death. So maybe cold isn’t such a good idea.
    2) The U.S. army ultimately decides to regroup west of the Rockies using them as a natural barrier. Go west indeed.
    3) The army abandons most people east of the Rockies for quite some time while they are getting their stuff together. Then their support is mostly supply drops, etc. to these isolated hold outs. So plan on being more or less on your own. Also, the army is not very good at killing Z’s for various reasons outlined in the book.
    4) Stay off the roads! Many people tried to flee by car after being bitten. After they turned they may have been trapped in their cars (too stupid to open the doors). At the very least all the cars gives the Z’s somewhere to hide. So by river may be the best way to go.

    I highly recommend the book though, there are too many interesting points to cover here.

  9. jinn35 said

    this is so cool.

  10. srgt. Siegfried, Robert .A said

    the only problem with your plan is it relys on other people to survive long enough for you to find them. what if everyone is already dead. you also are assuming you will not be one of the first infected but my commanding officer always told me to keep all options open as long as posible

  11. Ben H said

    The North would be a good idea (whether you had the skills or not) except for the fact that, the north is also where all the rest of america will be headed. The ducks is a good idea since i live right there anyway. But i am going to go right over the rockies to use as natural block like in World War Z and then when the goverment goes over there, hopefully they will be somewhat organized and be able to help.

  12. Amanda J said

    I say be ready in advance, have a bunker ready before you see the signs. But, just incase, i have Places, weapons, supplies, and layers of leather clothing in mind.

  13. You Know What I Mean? said

    I agree with a lot of things here first off i think any real man should have a Zombie Apocalypse plan and mine personally requires very little. I would first get together a group, like the man above, we are stronger in numbers. I would get trucks or Hummers (if the worlds going down i’ll waist the gas) and then ransack homes untill i get enough weaponry to the point that I feel my group is well equipped. Finally roll out and lock down a Costco ( keep all vehicles inside store), i think having a 16-wheeler is important for ramming and unloading on zombies from the back … plus, storage. I would camp out with my group in the Costco and move to another when supplies gets short all the while checking near by rural places for items. Anything to add???

    • steff said

      numbers are where your wrong. for every one person with you, that’s one more mouth to feed, bed to make, possible zombie to put down, and a 16 wheeler would use SO much fuel. motorcycles and smart cars. SMALL and MOBILE.

      • wacky ass said

        I say pickup would be your best bet. and anyways, you wouldnt be sleeping in a bed, and if you did, you would have to make a hidden, substantial barrier around you. people would also have to make shifts, so you could share ONE bed, Steff.

      • COLORADO said

        i live in about 30 minutes from the rockies, and it would be very easy for me to get there. once there, i would drop by the fire station which is in the mountains. Right next to the station is a cave; kind of a cave. more like a tunnrl, but either way i would go there. if not i would go to a lake which is aprox. an our away from my house. since i m a rock cllimber, i cn go up into a cave. there its easy for me to see everything because its a flat sided mountan. another plan is that i can go up onto my attic or my roof.

  14. luke said

    You have seen a news report that zombies are taking over about 50miles from you… what do you do?

    Step 1:
    Deffence…
    I have big metal gates with all around my front garden..
    they are perfect size to be bolted over my windows (i checked :P)
    so… Bolt them over my windows

    Step 2:
    Lightwaight arms…
    I have certain things in my house that are dangerouse like hockey sticks. air guns that i can mod to fire drill
    bits and old classics like.. chair legs with nails in them and my all time favourates… Kitchen Knives

    Step 3:
    Supplies…
    My cuppords are pretty much always full of tinned stuff so that lasts a while.
    but i would also be looting the shops if there is anything left and robbin next door naibours =]

    Step 4:
    backup plan…
    we have a big ex-army land rover deffender on the drive
    i would reverse that upto my kitchen window redy to escape if my deffences got breached

    Step 5:
    backup plan 2….
    climb into my loft and cry :)

  15. IF zombies did attack and thats a big IF i would
    step one: phone friends and family and tell them to meet me at my house
    step two: board all the windows up and make them so nothing could get in or out
    step three: get a landrover and put metal plats on all the windows (for the front window have a gab so you can see the road and incoming zombies
    step four: make sure we all have something to kill the zombies with
    step five: make sure i have cans of food and i will rade and small shops ( corner shops)
    step six: have fuel in the car and in fuel cans
    step seven: head to scottand as it has a lot of open space
    step eight: head shot myself if they get too close

    • pip said

      no!!!!!!!!!!! kill the zombies and go the easy way by shooting yourself and don`t let the people around you get killed. no!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Frankie said

      I agree, by asking friends and family to meet you at your house thier likely to get killed on thier way there. You’d have to go and collect them and bring them back.

  16. ChLeon said

    There’s a couple of holes that I spot in your plan.

    1. Although your plan to wear lots of layers is clever it might do more harm then good being that if you’re on the move unless you’re in a cold climate it will cause you to sweat which may lead to dehydration and fatigue. I think that during a zombie outbreak speed and mobility take priority over protective armor, but that’s just my opinion. You might do better with some sports equipment such as shin guards, and forearm protectors, try to get the most breathable equipment. I also would like to discourage people from using football gear being that it’s too bulky.If you are in cold whether then you should pack an extra heavy layer but only wear enough while on the move to keep from freezing and at the same time from sweating, because if you sweat and get your clothes wet in the cold climate then there will be nothing to protect you from the cold at a later time.

    2. Your plan to travel north is a good idea unless (like Erith1 said) the government tells everyone to head north, or if people catch on to the fact that zombies freeze in the snow and decide to head north all on there own. The reason for this being that an abundance of people will mean a lack in supplies and food. If you are going to travel up north, make sure that the area your traveling to isn’t gonna be the same place everyone else is going. In these cases it might just be better to find the closest non-populated area near you to hold up since the zombies will be attracted to the area’s with the most human life. Not to mention that you might not need to travel that far to escape the zombies depending on what level of outbreak it is. If you are up north and in a big group then your group will most likely have to move every few months when supplies run out and migrate to a place were supplies haven’t been drained.

    Most of your plan seems solid to me though.

  17. Connor D said

    i think it would be better to go north because since they are dead they dont prouce any body heat and therfore would eventualy freeze solid whilst still being alive (you know what i mean) so you could run test on them and try to cure everyone.

  18. Connor D said

    Freeze solid much quicker than you is what i meant…because they dont make heat :)

  19. knopp said

    your plan has quite a few holes.1 To begin with, I live in Texas and although almost everyone does carry a gun, they are also stupid(for the most part) and very willing to use them on anything.2 a bat is not going to do jack shit to a zombie unless you have a shitload of time(and even if they can’t bite your arms, what about you legs and face?)3 the west will turn into desert(even more so than before)and there will be hardly anything to salvage from the vast wasteland. there is much more but I must digress.

  20. Jaco Wolf said

    You would be better off heading to Normal Il Jaco Wolf will shelter you here or kill you if you show up a zombie But my Plan is fool proof I have a whole complex with guns other weapons and a reliable food source that wont run out so Fools are even welcome I will save anyone I can but if you have a bite say goodnight

  21. erith1 said

    Wow, lots of comments since last time I looked! (though it looks like “Samuel L.” and “Carhartt Shirts” are spam)

    Of course no one is saying you should take a baseball bat over a superior weapon, like a gun of some sort. If you ever have to resort to hand to hand, you’re already in a pretty desperate situation to begin with. But should you find yourself in such a situation, here are a few words in defense of a baseball bat:

    1) Range – You want to keep the zombies away at all costs. By the time you can hit them with a steak knife, you’ve already lost the battle.
    2) Blades will get stuck in flesh, a baseball bat will not. Your sword isn’t going to do much good when a zombie goes down and takes your sword with it, embedded in its gut.
    3) Unless the zombies are seriously rotten, you’re not going to get one kill per hit with any hand to hand weapon, no matter what the movies say. So in that case, you need to be able to knock them back a pace or two. If you swing a sword and manage to take off a limb or something, what did that buy you? You probably only have time for one shot before they’re on you, so you need to be able to knock them back, to buy time for escape.

  22. Xxzombie_masterxX said

    i have always thought of going to wal-mart and building a barier around the doors and just staying there with my survivers

    • steff said

      wal-mart is built as a 24 hours store, so the doors don’t close. durring hurricanes, they use shopping carts to block the automatic doors. it cant even keep common looters out, so it won’t work for the zombies. there are 2 entrances made of glass, and several warehouse entrances…

    • Lauren said

      im really not trying to be rude, but that is an extremely stupid idea.

  23. Thomas smith said

    That is a solid plan but on the redemption part realize some won’t tell you if they are bit just keep that in mind I already live out west I’ll see you during the apocalypse thomas smith P.s. Give them a grenade to help finish them and the Z’s if available

  24. the z guy said

    I believe that every one is underestimating how far north you will need to go I live in Canada in the west and it isn’t cold enough in the winter to freeze a zombie solid it might slow them down but not stop them unless your in the Yukon. and if you make it that far your most likely to freeze 2 because zombies may not make body heat but blood and tissues don’t freeze as easily as water plus the friction from walking creates heat as long as they keep walking they will only be slowed then to survive in the Yukon without a house already set up will be really tough. and always look out not everyone is going to try to save people you may get robbed and a baseball bat isn’t as effective as some other weapons there ( a small knife would work plus it’s handy for cutting rope)

    my plan is: well first I live on an island so we will probably have notice but let’s pretend we didn’t let’s say they just showed up on our doorsteps well I would go get a big knife from my kitchen ( not for zombies obviously but in case somebody tries to rob me on the way) I’d also get a crobar ( for zombies and is just a handy weapon though I’ll replace it with something more effective later) next I’d phone every one I can think of and tell them to meet me at the dock my parents work at the dock and we have 2 boats this will be my base for quite a while and we’re used to boating so we can fish and set prawn traps. next I’ll go on foot this is the most dangerous part of my plan the dash to the dock with about 10 minutes spent calling and getting food and supplies me and my family will take our bikees down to the dock there is a quick path to the dock so as long as we move quickly we should be able to make it. I will assume the z’s are coming up from the south since it’s more populated and the docks are north so it should be safe enough to make it. when we get to the dock we will put our supplies on the boats and any one whose made it there yet will get on our bigger boat which has a flat back and lot’s of room. then with the people already there we will make a group to get supplies and weapons. this group will take the other smaller faster boat up a nearby river to the north so the zombies shouldn’t have made it yet and the is a fishing/hunting store there we will raid it or buy weapons if that’s necessary we will get crossbow and bow and arrow’s mainly because they are quieter so it doesn’t attract zombies but of course we’d get some guns to and maybe a gaffe they have some big ones that are basically a spear so that might work well to clear a shore area not for land based attacks. so then we will get prawn and crab traps and other survival tools like camping stoves. then we will go back to the dock where we left the other boat floating just off of the dock in case anyone else made it.to the dock then basically we wait it out the is an old abandoned fish farm dock just north and of shore so we could make that as a base plus there is good fishing nearby. we would camp there and raid the town when safe.

    so yeah… if any one sees a flaw please tell me

    • Chloe said

      one thing you’re forgetting is that zombies have no need to breathe so they can walk underwater. you’ll need to be in deep enough water for them not to reach you. Also, if you are using prawn and crab traps, there is a possibilitly that any zombies that have followed you underwater will be able to climb onto your boat. My original plan was to migrate to the sea until a friend pointed out these flaws. Happy Surviving :) x

      • Zombie Staring Contest said

        but wouldn’t they just break up like wet paper?

      • Shelby said

        I could be wrong but here’s my thought about Zombies being able to “walk underwater.”
        First off all, if we are dealing with your typical “back from the dead” Zombies, wouldn’t you think that they would float like any other dead thing? And, if that’s the case are they really going to be smart enough to know how to swim?
        Secondly, if we are going to be dealing with your “28 Days Later” type zombies, again, like anyone, they are most likely going to float! Can you walk underwater? Probably not. So how would they be able to?
        These type may be smart enough to figure out how to swim but I think that if you have a big enough boat, yacht maybe, there would be no way for them to get aboard assuming you have all the ladders and what not pulled up out of the water.

      • Lauren said

        as pointed out in the blog, and as well, their (Z’s) corpses would sink, and eventually from the freezing cold water of Canada, it would freeze the joints; and regardless of weather or not you are in the Arctic Circle, the cells of the deceased would become hypertonic and absorb a high amount of water, (hold on a sec) bloating there bodied to the point of immobility, rendering them incapable of climbing a crab trap line. And honestly, zombies aren’t invincible, they’re the walking dead. and at deep-ish waters, they will not be crushed, but they will be drastically slowed from the pressure. so yes you would need to be far away, but obviously your aren’t going to be sitting in the harbor.

  25. Jared said

    This is complete rubbish.

  26. Rachael said

    I have argued several times that a bike is crucial to survival during an outbreak. Let me be clear that i would not use it as my only mode of transportation, but I would insist on getting a bike rack on whatever vehicle I am using. Getting gas in vehicles will be a problem in the country, and most people have the same idea of getting a larger vehicle which will obviously not get good gas mileage. Plus most pumps have automatic shut off valves which we would have to hope will be left on. Ergo, gas shortages are bound to happen. A bike could be very useful for getting out of emergency situations…it doesn’t need gas, won’t explode or throw a person off, goes much faster than most people can run (even assuming these zombies are not super slow) plus most people can ride bikes much farther distances than they can travel on foot.

    The only problem I see with living on the water is that nothing I have read says that zombies need to breathe. Does this mean they could walk on the bottom of the river bed? Not sure, but I would take precautions to make sure the river was deep enough.

  27. pwnager said

    I think a zombie wouldn’t be able to breathe underwater or have any more abilities than a rabid animal. The infection would probably have some form of human rabies combined with a fast spreading disease like the flu. So my survival situation would be me and three other people with the supplies I already have, go far away from the city, I live in southern Virginia, and in the middle of the woods dig a giant underground tunnel like the vietcong. Because the infected would kill each other or infect everything else so the virus can live and spread, I would dig holes in the tunnel only a bridge could let you across. No they wouldn’t kill themselves to make a pile of bodies and get across, because the virus tells them to live and spread. And after four months go out to check.

  28. gaven said

    My family owns 42 acres on the top of a mountain in Northern Georgia. Already have a complex built, (Dorms, Farm, Livestock, and Decent Perimeter lines) so automatically my first move would be to gather up my guns and start out along interstate 40 west. The trip would obviously take quite a while, but we have maps with alternate routes if traffic is too bad, but once there everyone already knows what his/her job in the compound would be, and we hold three drills a year chosen at random times. the compound was built more for protection from war/revolution/uprising, but it would work just as well in a zombie apocalypse.

    Why has my family built this site you might be asking, well the answer is we’re just a bunch of paranoid southerners, everyone in my family (last count was 46 counting the two newborns) owns a gun, or will as soon as they are old enough to be taught how to use it safely, a respectable off road vehicle, and a set of rather large envelopes containing “battle plans” so to speak. yep, i think my family will be among the survivors once it all goes down. (well, some of us anyway, that cousin mickey is jus plan stupid, he’ll definately end up as a statistic)

  29. john said

    well my plan is to first grab two of my grampas bayonettes he grabbed in WWII and a 12-gauge pump and a .38 grab my dad’s explorer w or/wo him grab a few of my freinds (don’t wanna grab people you don’t trust i.e some bastard who’d kill everyone to stay alive. i’d pick up any innocent’s though kids and parents deinitely but make sure they’re not bitten and if they are make sure it’s not ‘dead’ rising as in just being dead makes a zombie or virus based grab some guns and ammo from Fran’s ( a hunting store ) i know the owner personally he carries around 4,000 rounds total mostly small arms 9mm .45 .38 and hunting calibers 30-06 .223 and some .308. for shotguns mostly .20 gauge mostly and some 12 gauge rounds, maybe 300 or so 5.56 rounds and he has a few custom AR-15′s in stock easily modifiable to go full auto i know accuracy is better but having the option is nice. then head to my local 3 bears (similar to Cosco) and it has one entrance and 3 freight entrances and a few exit only’s and once inside I’ve got guns and move cars in front of the auto doors and disable them if the power hadn’t already go and take a forklift from the store to stock up crates and a shelf (weighing probably 500-1500) pounds and tip it in front of the door and take it a part and weld it to the door’s frame and with enough time do additional welding from the outside once inside set up a B.Oo and put extra forification around it and take falshlight’s candles and batteries and use them and throw away all food that needs refrigiration via roof acess and we’d have probably 1-3 years in dried and no refrigerated foods cereals’ water juices etc i know that they say it’s dumb to drink sugary beverages but drink them first since they can go bad and save water and longer lasting foods for when needed any one want to give they’re opinion???????

  30. Dancy said

    Go West! Not only are there less zombies, but if anyone in your group has any hunting skills, then West would be a much better choice then North. That way, if you do run out of food, you can hunt it, or fish it.

    OR…just get on a boat and fish.

    • Shelby said

      I suppose I don’t understand how there would be “less zombies” if you go out west? Sure, there’s more empty land and what not (less cities) but the populations are huge! There were nearly 7million people living in Arizona alone last year! You combine that with the 38million from California and that’s a lot of ‘effin Zombies!

  31. thomas said

    1. call my family and friends regroup at my house. You should have some time before the moajority of the population is infected in your area (around 12 hours).
    2. I always thought that gathering supplies, weapons, survivors etc. was extremely important, though it’s not. You need to grab what you can in about 30 min. possibly stop at a dicks sporting goods for the guns if anything or maybe water. The point is you need to get to a safe place!!!
    3. We can assume 90% of the people are evacuating so chances are the streets will be busy. I live on the beach so I would load up our dodge ram 2500 cummins deisal engine, put it in four wheel drive then drive down the beach.
    4. Try to find a good sized boat and take off with it and anchor five miles off of the coast (no zombie will see you unless he has 20/20 vision and is over 10 ft tall)
    5. During sunrise have a heavily armed crew that is willing to get supplies note* this is not required but would be helpful. While they get supplies try to find a yacht, yes a yacht.
    6. You could obviously get seafood and would have comfortable conditions, but you would have a smaller boat to commute back and forth to the city for supplies. So the yacht generally stays anchored around 10 miles off the coast maybe 15.
    7. Set up signs for survivors with spray paint on all the major stores (remember most peole will be trying to loot them)for them to maybe meet you at a certain location so you could pick them up and then take them to your boat.

    The only flaw I can see in this plan is the zombies going underwater and walking or swimming 15 miles to our boat. If this were to happen we would just move the boat 5 mi everynight, or find an area with a very strong current. Also you could just find a deserted tropical island to live on too.

  32. Xander said

    My plan is gonna include eventuly trapping one for study. That way you’ll know how long you’ll have to hold out and see if it survives on human flesh, or if it’ll eat animals too, and see if you can wait them out or if the only way to end them is to kill them off. And don’t trust the government, chances are they’ll shoot everyone to make sure they don’t get infected.

  33. lvl85belfhunter said

    This entire page has given me a lot to think about.
    My friend is a very avid zombie attack planner and he lives down the street from me so if anything ever happens he will know what to do. where ever he is he always thinks of what he would do if they attacked, sooo prepared. He and I are preparing a small enclosure in the bush/creek near our house. loading it with canned food and what not.
    and if all that fails. we will simply drive out to my farm west of sydney, in the middle of nowhere with 1000acres of land. and old army jeep and a box full of guns at our disposal.

    • Charlotte said

      Thankfully, a fellow Australian! It seems we are rather screwed due to our lack of guns and ammunition here though lucky if we manage to keep people from entering the country.

  34. sunshine said

    the way i see it they are not the kind of zombies that raise from the grave and try to eat your brains as a midnight snack but more or less related to noahs ark. god gets mad at the people and wants everey one to parrish but he has a weak spot for the humans so the lucky ones will surive. alot of my friends think that this side note is brilliant
    Side note: I was just reminded about this. Once a person is bit there is usually a window of time before they turn into one. No way we are going to take them out before they turn. I see this as a chance at their redemption. In my group, if you get infected, you get a weapon and a chance to take out as many of them as possible before you turn. If everyone goes down fighting we can slowly even the numbers.

  35. Captain Obvious said

    Ok. I’m seeing several plans and all seem pretty solid. However why not take over an old school prison? You know the ones with high walls and only one entrance with several towers? Also gather your friends and family, well at least those you like. Look at my thoughts.

    1. You need reliable transportation above all else. Go to your nearest dealer and steal the biggest truck(s) you can get, fill it up and several gas cans.

    2. Take your new prize to the nearest Gunstore. I don’t care for walmart but what the hell. Remember revolvers are less likely to jam so make perfect side arms. Also while you’re there remember to grab several rifles, ammo, and scopes. You may need to think about a few fully automatic rifles as well.

    3. Take your new prize to home depot, lowes, or any place that has seeds. Seeds are key here in my plan. Also look at gardening tools for cultivating crops. Also get your self any other items that may seem unimportant but you cant live without. Rechargeable batteries are a must as are cordless tools.

    4. Find a way to aquire solar panels and batteries. Trust me you’ll need power. And if done correctly you’ll enjoy having heat and ac.

    5. Food. Ok food in cans is a great. Lasts a long time but don’t forget the essentials, spaghetti noodles, sauce. they’re perfect because they don’t use up a lot of space but you need to bring your own pots and pans. You can’t have mine.

    6. First aid. I really hate walmart and to be honest there are other similar stores. You need pills. Dont worry about trying to cure insomnia eventually people will sleep but you need childrens medication and adult pain relievers, alcohol, cotton swabs, peroxide, etc.

    7. Survival items are important here. Assumig that your nearest water feature isn’t toxic, and the virus doesn’t infect other species you need to fish. You need to have several other items as well such as flash lights, rope, axes, etc. You get the point.

    8. The last step is taking over a prison. It may seem harder than it is. Remember there may be an outbreak in the prison or the warden might be a complete dick. Depending on the lay out of the prison, it may be the safest thing for you. If there are any survivors they must be taken care of regardless of if they’re prisoners, or guards.

    The beauty of all the things you acquired is that you have solar panels for heat or ac and to give power to the lights. The walls are solid and there is plenty of open space to plant your seeds to grow food. Water can be collected by cutting off the top to the water tower. If anything medical comes up you have the prisons hospital, or clinic at your disposal. The rifles will go on the towers and roof tops. I say a 4 man team per tower with one automatic rifle with 1000 rounds per and the other 3 rifles with scopes. The personel in charge of every cell block should have revolvers and anything else that may be handy such as shot guns. There should also be personnel on the rooftops with scoped rifles. Every tower needs to have radios, and so do the people on the roof and the people in charge of cell blocks. Everyone needs to made aware that they are not inmates but will be locked in at least the cell block for protection. Trust me it’s not an ideal plan but it is sustainable in the long run. You have power from the sun, water from the rain, food from the crops, security from the walls and towers, shelter because its a prison, and a hospital to take care of minor injuries. That’s my plan and i’m sticking to it.

  36. SamieltheMDS said

    Alright your plan seems ok for the most part but I don’t know about the whole staying in one place for too long thing. I mean yeah it could be dangerous but there is always ways around that and I don’t see as much of a problem with starting a new city in a way. Also I planned on shareing a bunch of info for my plan (as well as others) on a Youtube video soon as well as answer questions, so if you or anyone else is interested email me or something and I’ll make sure to send a link when the video is up.

  37. darrell said

    My plan is very simple and easy.
    1.Phone family and friends and tell them to meet at my house.
    2.Gather supplies(food,water,guns).
    3.Get in our trucks and head to the bunkers that are 4-7 miles from my house which is pretty useful.
    4.Send out supplie parties out when needed.
    5.Wait 4 months to a year and check on the situation. Zombies in the area will have most likely died by then.
    6.If step 6 comes and the zombies in the area die out rebuild our town and create a defensive perimiter.
    7.Build a farm,gather survivors,rebuild,kill zombies,it gets pretty basic from here on out. If we last that long.

  38. steff said

    The problem with smll armies… they make noise. The z’s will find you, and someone will die. you need to add a crowbar from the get-go, for a battering weapon, and to pry stuff open. as a native texan, I can tell you that yes, everyone has guns, and yes, ammo goes fast. It’s also really heavy and slows you down enough for zack to catch up. MY suggestion is simply this: carry something light but still effective. go with a 20 gague shotgun.light, ess kick, but still effective. or better yet, get a CROSSBOW. It is silent, has retreivable ammo, and is WAY less heavy.

  39. Zombie Staring Contest said

    One question, why would breaking a zombies back stop it? I know that the spine is connected to the brain and the legs, but don’t forget that a zombie’s brain isn’t even active. And for some odd reason they can still run so I just need you to explain why that would work

    • A.L. said

      Zombies won’t exactly be like Super Humans. If their back is broken they can’t walk, because the back is pretty much where everything is.

  40. rydude17 said

    my strategy is as following: get all my family back to my house as soon as possible, because they all have something that will help our survival.

    my dad is great at fixing things, and he’s very strong.

    my mom is smart, and has nurse training.

    my sister can speak several different languages and she can drive very well.

    and i have several different plans lined up depending on the situation we find ourselves in, i’ve been pondering the zombie apocalypse for a while now.

    once they are all at my house, i wll barricade the doors, get everyone upstairs, get the canned food upstairs, then wait until the panic dies down. once most of the street has either escaped, died or been zombified, i sneak out through my bedroom window (which is our escape route in the event of a fire where the stairs are blocked) quietly as i can, with one of the large blunt objects in my room that i could use to kill a zombie. i will creep to the store, loot any food/weapons i can find, then return to my home, killing or sneaking past any zombies still around. i’ll make my way back to the house, throw a couple of weapons up to my family, who will then climb down, get in the car with me and drive off. we will keep driving until we are miles away from any town or we run out of gas. at which point we will get out and walk the rest of the way towards a tiny farmhouse i’ve marked on a map in my room.

    when we get there, we will either speak with whoever lives there or kill the zombies they’ve turned into.

    thats just one of my plans though, i have many others but that would take a while to tell you about.

    • cody Brennis said

      Everyone needs to remember that big chain stores such as Walmart, Costco and whatnot, are going to be FULL of people trying to do the same thing as you. Not to mention it only takes ONE infected to turn that ENTIRE store full of people that you just entered into a bloodbath. And people that plan on taking over stores or prisons forget that their not going to be the only ones left in the zombocalypse that have guns and know how to use them. if you try to take over a prison you will most likely be shot trying, same goes for the Walmart takeover. Unless you’re extremely lucky and the stores or prison have been deserted or locked down from the previous night and you find a back door to slip into. Your best bet is to hit the small corner stores for water, food, beer (you’re gonna need one), and also small first aid kits. Not a lot of people will bother stopping at those stores because they’re too far out of the way. The next step would be to seek shelter, keeping on the move would prove to be difficult if you’re bringing your family along in multiple vehicles. I would get a map of your area and seek out the smallest town in driving distance, preferably a town with less than 10,000 residents. I have multiple towns with less than 2000 residents in my vicinity that I could pick and choose from. You’ll need to find the strongest abandoned shelter you can find and make it impregnable. Tip, look for wood mills, they have high towers and silos, most have sheet metal walls on the outside and high enough walls in the log yard to keep trespassers out after quitting time, you should find some vending machines in the lunchroom or the office area that will supply some food for a short period. You’ll also be able to find heavy equipment vehicles capable of lifting and moving massive ammounts of weight, such as 950′s, forklifts, excavators and such with diesel and liquid propane on site for refueling. The mill that I work at has first aid kits at every station and a whole room with replenishing supplies. And lucky for me, there’s a small corner store not more than 100 yards from the mill full of food. Most likely, most mills will be abandoned so you wont have to force your way in and “take over” the place. You’ll run into endless melee weapons to choose from, anything from axes to chainsaws, to shovels and broomsticks, giant vehicles to woodchippers. The place would not only be a breeze to make impregnable, but also easy to defend and big enough to house a big army, and multiple escape and evasion choices. Give it a thought.

  41. JoNathon said

    Is the requiremnt to post on here to be completely unprepared? Everyone here wants to go get people, steal supplies, loot and just kind of travel on a whim. I read most of the comments and posts and replies. No one brings up having a “bug out bag” or currently owning guns. (Mind you I didn’t read all) It does’t sound like anyone here is prepared. What do you think will happen when your city is or a city in the nearby state is crawling with the dead? Everyone is going to Wallmart and every other store. The roads will be chaotic! You wont have time to call friends and family. Chances are the phone lines will be down or too congested to make a phone call. Did anyone try to make a cellular call on 9/11/01? And that was an attack in one city. Your friends and family need to know what to do already. Everyone needs to have their supplies and understand what to do, now. If you don’t own a gun and haven’t had proper training chances are you will end up shotting yourself or missing the zombies. Given a common rule consideration, the hardest thing to hit is the head. It’s small, they shuffle and move it around a lot, you’re going to be scared our of your whits, and now you haven’t had training.
    My advice is get a gun lesson, buy a gun(s) know where you are going, inform your friends and family of your plan, get a “bug out bag” and have back up plan that is as solid as your first plan.

  42. Realfilms1000 said

    Me and my buds took the “Zombie Survival Quiz” and I got 76% he got 24%

  43. Matt said

    Anyone planning to raid a grocery store or costco after a Zombie apocalypse has started will find nothing but bare shelves. Every food store will be the first place people go. Supplies will be stripped rapidly, Riots, stampedes, people will be killing each other in the parking lot to take supplies for themselves, Infection will be spread… look at a regular black Friday, it’ll be 100X worse! Planning to take refuge in one would be nearly impossible as there are dozens of entrances to defend.

    Build up a supply of canned and non perishable food stuffs in advance as well as water and water purification capabilities. Have a bug out bag so you can move quickly if you need too. I recommend an assault rifle. You can carry way more ammo than a shotgun. I can carry nearly 500 rounds of .223 ammo for around the same weight as 100 shotgun shells. If you can’t afford an M4 you can get a Romainian AK-47 for around 450$ ammo is cheap and so are spare mags with at least a major sidearm that has high capacity. and a melee weapon for a last resort or if you need to kill Z’s while not attracting to much attention. I have a Bushmaster M4 A3 with 15 mags and 1000 rds of ammo and a Glock model 22 that fires 40 cal ammo with 15 rd mags. I would carry two cold steel machetes and my K-bar. Also a mix of chain mail and riot gear would make you invulnerable to being bitten. You could be swarmed with 20 Z’s and all they could do is give you an upset stomach with their stench.

  44. Paul said

    I often have discussions with colleagues in work about what we would do in the event of a zombie apocalypse. I’m happy to say that my ideas fit in with what I have read here.
    I was laughed at a little when told that I shouldn’t move about and should stay cooped up somewhere.
    Being from the UK though, there are not many ‘warm’ places so evidently taking on zombies would be a little more challenging as there wouldn’t be much to slow down the decomposition of the walking dead

  45. jarhead551 said

    Pretty good plan, I can’t see any flaws that others haven’t already pointed out.

    My own plan is, since i’m in a big city and roads will be packed, is try and hold up my house for a day but we have sliding glass doors and large floor to ceiling windows that someone could break through if they really wanted to, so I’d have to leave or spend a few hours or days getting my house fortified. What i ultimately plan to do is to gather family/friends and any other survivors i can find, bike to Ikea (it’s less than an hour walk away from my house) because i figure that if i can get lost in there, so can a zombie. Plus who thinks of going to a furniture store during a zombie apocalypse?
    First step after getting to Ikea is to barricade it and as Ikea is a furniture store there’s plenty of materials to use to do so.
    All Ikea’s have a restaurant so i can use the food there to last me a few days until i can scavenge what’s left at close by grocery stores and restaurants. The Ikea i live by is on the edge of a shopping district that includes grocery stores, hunting stores, retail and department stores (where i can find generators, flashlights, building/repair equipment, fuel/propane, even some seeds and i think they also have solar panels), book stores(for entertainment, because boredom can cause you to be more distracted than reading a book will) and plenty of other stores filled with random shit that i might need. There’s also a Costco a few blocks from the Ikea that i could raid if supplies run low at the shopping center. Now I know that shopping centers will be crowded thus resulting in magnitudes of the undead, but if i can fortify Ikea (which as stated above is on the very edge of the center) then i can us that as a base and slowly pick off the zombies.
    Unfortunately i can’t do this forever so once i have enough supplies i’ll head to the oil plant that my dad works at. it’s out in the middle of nowhere, has generators, a camp, a kitchen, a lake that’s full of completely clean water, and it’s surrounded by a forrest that’s filled with wild animals that you can hunt. They also have extensive medical and safety supplies, even their own fire truck. If for some reason this falls through I plan to head west to the mountains to small little camping sites that have wells for a water supply or that are close by to lakes and that are nowhere near tourist destinations. I’ll hunt for food, plant a garden as well as berry pick, and if there are lakes, i’ll fish. every now and then i scavenge in one of the small near by towns for any supplies. And if this won’t work then i’ll probably travel around the country looking for survivor groups and see if they let me join. And if i run out of gas trying to find them, i’ll go on foot until I run out of supplies. After that it’s to heaven i go.

    • Anynomious said

      Hey head down to texas benbrook tx. I’ll be putting together a group to survive and I’ve got tons of automatics im friends with a marine and a cop they have tons of guns I’ll recruit you to if you come down here

  46. jake said

    i suggest using a garbage truck over a snow plow as they have the weight to push though most traffic aswell as the back provides a larger area to store supplys and other survivors

    as im an australian i have devised a ZA plan myself that is simmilar to yours it covers a few apparel tips u have missed tho

    ZOMBIE APPOCOLYPSE PLAN

    step 1 apparell and grouping:
    put on multiple jumpers+leather jacket 3 pairs of jeans hightop sneakers ducktape jeans securly to shoes scarf and full head motorcycle helmet and 3 pairs of wollen gloves also duck taped to jumper. this will make it verry difficult for a zombie to bite, scratch or bleed on me inturn avioding infection.once dressed i will call close by friends and relatives to join me aswell as instruct them on attire.if they can make it to location provided in step 3 i will take them with me

    step 2 basic weponary (will be upgraded l8r) :
    machette and base ball bat with rope wrist attachments to avoid droping or theft
    both kept in cubboard in bedroom

    step 3 attaining vehical:
    as i already own a van i will load up a bag of clothes and a few bottles of water and head directly to walsend dump once there will use bat to break window in offfice and obtain keys to a dump truck.
    security features of a dump truck are its heavy so can push though abandoned cars easily also high doors so difficult for zombies to get in plus the rubish area on back will provied a safe area for eating and sleep when needed aswell as room for other survivors.

    step 4 food and water
    as jesmond coles is the closest it will be my first stop to aquire canned goods and plenty of water if it has been cleared out already will head to newcastle coles and hopefully aquire all necessitys for the time being.

    step 5 fire power
    drive truck to adamstown army base and aquire some real fire power by offering the reamainging soldiers refuge.

    step 6 fuel up and drive
    using the soldiers to form a defensive line will fill truck at the base then head west stopping in at corner stores and small shops to aquire more supplys for the group. (why west u ask?. its beacause heading west there a fewer people and flatter grounds so easier to see approaching zombies as well as the heat rotting the zombie flesh faster then the city heat would) once far enought west set up a stong hold in a good solid 2story brick house, assuming this will be a farm house use the metal sheeting from the shed to cover all windows and other weak points of the house.

    step 7 wait it out
    if food and water are running low go to the second floor and cut a viewing window in a window on each side of the house once assured there are no zombies in the vacinity venture out with 3 others seperate into 2 groups 1 takes the truck rope and rifles to kill and bring back a cow the other takes empty water containers and rifles to the dam to gain more water once achieved return to house with supplys and resecure the house

    step 8 live on
    by most movies the zombies will have died out after 1-2 months
    once this has happend cautiously return to city outer limits and search for other survivors.

    this plan may not be perfect but i think it will be 1 of the best options avaliable in these circumstances i hope this has readied to for the oncoming zombie appocolypse
    thanks for reading and good luck

  47. jake said

    please comment on anything i may have forgotten

  48. Hemaglobinishta said

    Hi, i am a zombie and well quite frankly im highly offended.
    #1 all your brains are destoryed already.
    -you have completely rotted them with your fast food eating and video game playing.
    If i’m going to come up from my secret lair and go on an eating spree it will most likely be
    to an amish village. Their brains are much more intact with knowledge. Theirs arent rotting
    with filth like the rest of you americans.
    #2 we are intelligent creature you dimwits.
    – we used to be humans exactly like all of you. we know how your minds work.
    #3 we can swim, THANK YOU VERY MUCH. My mother put me in swimming lessons
    for a reason.
    #4 we’re fooling all you people. we can shoot guns too. we have built underground tunnels to
    get around. HM.. where do all those “missing people” go to? FEEDING THE ZOMBIES DUH.
    Thank your government for that. We signed a treaty in 1879. They would provide us with fresh
    humans periodically as long as we no longer ambushed society.
    #5 TWILIGHT IS HORRIBLE

  49. Shelby said

    So, I found a website that listed some reasons that a Zombie Apocalypse wouldn’t happen. I sort of disagree with it. I don’t think that these facts would full on stop a Zombie attack but I think that they could help us fight them off! However, these would only work if we were under attack by rotting, “back from the dead” zombies! Now, if something like what’s in “28 Days Later” came after us, we’d probably be screwed.
    Anyways. It states that you should go somewhere cold. They say that because the zombies are nothing but “raw meat” with no source of body heat, they will eventually freeze solid! Or get “freezer burnt” if they continue to freeze and thaw. That would eventually destroy them or at least make them easier to fight off. So, going somewhere cold may be a good idea. Then again, it could be harder for a human to survive below freezing conditions for that long.

    Also, it mentioned something about flies and the fact that zombies are rotting flesh! Flies would eat that up in no time! Zombies won’t have the reflexes to swat the flies away. “Zombies in any part of the world with a fly problem are going to be swarming with maggots in short order, meaning that most of their soft tissues will be infested and their eyes will be very quickly useless.” May not kill them but it would definitely give us an advantage against them if they can’t see!

    Of course, flies aren’t going to be in below freezing temperatures so that means that we would have to be somewhere warm. And, according to that list, “Dead bodies bloat because of the gases created by the bacteria, meaning that in warmer areas Zombies are going to start getting fat in the first few days. After a few weeks of this, the nasty, bloated zombie army is going to start doing something that is simultaneously the most awesome and disturbing thing a zombie can do: they will start exploding.”
    Now, this may not effect many of them if they have open spaces to allow the gases to escape but it could definitely help out with reducing their numbers!

    It also states that the they would decay and rot faster under the heat of the sun and fall apart. That may take a while but it’s definitely a possibility.

    Also, something about the zombies having no sense of their surroundings therefore they would constantly be running into shit and knocking limbs off or falling off cliffs and bridges. Don’t really know how accurate that could be but if they are knocking body parts off it will be easier to fight them off, for sure!

    Now for my favorite part!

    “Add to the mix the sheer number of armed rednecks and hunters out there, and the zombies don’t even stand a chance. Remember, the whole reason hunting licenses exist is to limit the number of animals you’re allowed to kill, because if you just declared free reign for everybody with a gun, everything in the forest would be dead by sundown. It’s safe to assume that when the game changes from “three deer” to “all the rotting dead people trying to eat us,” there will be no shortage of volunteers.”

    Haha. Now, like I said, I don’t think that all of this would fully stop a zombie apocalypse but I think that it could help us make a pretty solid plan!

    http://www.cracked.com/article_18683_7-scientific-reasons-zombie-outbreak-would-fail-quickly.html

  50. Halo 5 said

    I agree with JoNathan. I understand your probably too young to own a gun, or your families against it, whatever the case suck it up. A plan is better then no plan, but if a zombie outbreak occurred your not just fighting zombies! If someone’s trying too bug out, and you have the only ride, bats not going too help you. I know your rolling your eye’s your in a car, I’m on foot. Run him down right? Have you ever seen what happens too cars that don’t stop in a war zone? We stop them! Someone has something you want, take it. Being a nice guy isn’t going too help you. Look up a real bug out plan, they have them for natural disasters, fall out, invasion, and modify it too work for yourself. I just read a comment from someone else, Matt you don’t own and M4, you have the civilian varriant AR15!

  51. Lauren said

    Some of you people make me want to blow my brains out.

    Just so you know, not every one in Texas carries a gun stereotypically. we still have lots of hipsters, PETA members, and crazy cat ladies. even here in east Texas were almost every truck has a Browning insignia on the rear shield. but if you live in the south (lucky me) when the ZA hits, then your more or less set, depending on your know-how (ten bucks says when the US recovers, it’ll be in the south) as long as you stay far away from big cities and suburbs like Dallas and Shreveport.
    “Matt” has a point when he/says says a gun with lighter ammo is a smarter choice, but you shouldn’t be carrying around all of your worldly possessions in a back-pack. if you get overrun w/ Z’s your completly screwed if you have 40 lbs. of crap on your back and you got 30 Resident Evil type Z’s after you. you need a vehicle. preferably a big one like a semi or Fed-Ex/UPS truck. and staying reletively close to rural/sparsely populated areas is smarter than sticking your self out in Death Valley or the top of a Colorado mtn. for obvious reasons.
    but for a rebuttal on “Matt’s” claim that m4′s are superior to shotguns, I defer. for all the Yankees and n00bs out there who have never shot a gun or if your in a get-out-or-die sitch then a 12 gauge, or yes a pistol, would be your best bet. because with a shotgun you either hit the target or ya don’t simple as that. now if you get a sawed-off and fill it w/ birdshot, then you’re set.
    Also, yes stupid people! do NOT go raid Wal-Mart!!!!! OR ANY MAJOR CITY BUSINESS!!! raid a truck stop or gas stationont he outskirts of a small town! steal a vehicle (if you need to) from the side of the road! seriously!?
    also you cant beat your classic gardening tools: pick-axe, shovel, sledge-hammer, machete/chainsaw, etc. so if you have those and a gun store isnt close, don’t sweat it (to bad) you should be okay if you play it smart.
    And, if you watch The Walking Dead, then you know guns aren’t always the best choice.
    i have a helluva lot more i could say but i will not.

  52. Frankie said

    The plan seems quite good, a few holes and stuff but still a good basic plan. As for the clothing i say find motorbike clothing, it’s pretty much impossible to bite through.

  53. Frankie said

    Also, i understand having a big vehicle is safe and strong and whatever but it would require lots of fuel, so again i reccomend a motorbike. I mean it seems to prove zombie charecters useful -E.g Daryll from the walking dead, and Alice from resident evil. :)

  54. Frankie said

    Also, i understand everyone’s concern for family but loads of you have said your first plan is calling them and getting them to go to your house. First of all, chances are they’ll get eaten on the way and roads will be full of traffic therefore you’ll have to go and get them yourself. Secondly during the event of a zombie apocalypse i expect people will be to shocked to remember to grab thier phones and power will most probably be down after a few days and i’m sure people’s first priority won’t be checking into facebook.

  55. Alex Gromley said

    Well.. I have a couple problems for ur plan.. First.. Ur weapon choice.. A ball bat would work.. But on the other hand.. Say ur out on the street when the apocalypse starts?.. U have to be versatile in weapon choice.. Best bet in that situation.. In my opinion would be to head in the nearest police station (if you have one) or to the nearest place for firearms.. Pistols work great for making light work for zombies.. I’d recomend a 380 high point.. Hold 7 rounds per clip plus one in the chamber.. Rifles may be used as a bludgeon for cqc (close quarters combat).. Also great for long distance.. I’d u can get the zombies grouped 1 round may take out 3 or 4 of them.. Find a place with only one entry point.. Or maybe two.. If two leave one completely bolted shut.. Once ur armed and have a safe haven.. Worry about food And whatnot.. Non perishables tts.. Although eat the perishables first

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  57. Anynomious said

    Your plan is falwed to the maxmum while I was reading it first if you give every one that gets bitten a gun or blade they leave never to return what if it’s immedalty or if you do use that plan it is going to cost you a lot of wepons and then the insane will try to attack you who are your allies what are their strengths weakness I agree to keep moving but instead of keep moving go to isolated ocean front and do whata history book do in colonization they were Indians against settlers and build a fort with makeshift boats for escape or find boats and scavenge them get water purifying tablets along the way or even before hand modify your own truck to be able to take up to 12 people with slots to shoot out of and convert any scrap metal or wood and build the fort with posts escape routes get woman for If your team is the only one alive to recolinize and make sure you have backup plans in case zombie block your original route just saying I had a great time reading this

    • Anynomious said

      I’m sorry about my hasty conclusion of one of the plans but think of a lot more places to go than one and like someone said dont go to common shops for supplies everyone will be there it will be gone have teams make sure from 12-24 you might walk slow and you are rolling your eyes but think about the enemy here we are going off what we know do the unthinkable for the zombie give them certain stats and disadvantages and try your situation there

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  59. Perry said

    I have three problems, but other than that I find this to be a relatively serviceable plan. 1: Any grocery store that has not already been looted bone dry is probably going to swarmed with zombies (assuming of course that the invasion has already reached you). 2: Heat does help speed decomposition, but only if it’s moist as well. Unfortunately, you’re mostly at hot and dry in the northwest, which is a preservative climate. 3: While “water zombies” really aren’t much of a threat, the water wil actually preserve them at enough depth (because it’s cold). And salt water will actually work best, because salt is an antibiotic, and effective against bacterial decomposition.

  60. Cardio is great, but with enough strength, even the most blunt of objects can turn into a “one shot: one kill” weapon. So get to lifting!

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