I can safely say this topic from Long and Short Reviews was not one I had ever considered. I don't generally watch zombie movies, I don't watch The Walking Dead, and I don't really read zombie novels, either. So I had to really think about what would be required during a zombie apocalypse.
I admit I'm not much use for practical purposes. I'm not a great hand-to-hand fighter, not much good at scavenging or McGyvering equipment, I don't like leading groups and wouldn't know much about building shelter if necessary. So that's not a great start.
On the other hand, if I got the chance to spy on zombies from afar I think I'd be quite good at figuring out their behavioural patterns and ways to defeat them. I'm also a good follower and, having watched many horror movies, have no qualms whatsoever about using weapons - I would quite happily pick up a gun and blow a zombie's head off.
So I'd be the intelligent follower in the group. Whether that would help me survive long is open to question. I can't speak for zombie films, but I do know that in horror films it's often the comic relief that gets killed, so I'd be behind them at any rate.
So how would you fare in a zombie apocalypse?
Yep, I'd quite happily turn to violence with a zombie too. They;'re just ripe for it!!ReplyDelete
They're dead anyway, so why not? :)Delete
I cited Zombieland in mine, so yep, I'm with you.ReplyDelete
Ah yes, I've seen bits of that.Delete
Honestly, spying on zombies and figuring out their behavioural patterns would be an important part of surviving in that world. Good post.ReplyDelete
There's got to be some use for it, I figured.Delete
I've never watched a zombie movie, yet my daughters are great experts on what to do. They love these types films. Great post, Tanith!ReplyDelete
I love horror but not zombies, so I was struggling a bit with this one.Delete
I love watching The Walking Dead! But, I don't think I have the necessary skills to defeat zombies. I don't think I'll last long.ReplyDelete
No, I think it's the physical people who'd survive longest.Delete
Nope never watch zombie movies or read zombie books either. Your plan sounds solid. THanks for sharing. Here's mine. https://www.tenastetler.com/lsrs-wednesdays-blog-challenge-how-id-fare-in-a-zombie-apocalypse/ReplyDelete
Never have liked them, so I did my best.Delete
Hey an aerial drone would sure come in handy wouldn't it. https://pmprescott.blogspot.com/2020/05/wc-052020.htmlReplyDelete
Now that would help!Delete
Walking behind the comic relief is a solid plan, along with watching for behavior patterns, and being willing to defend yourself.ReplyDelete
It's always the comic relief that dies horribly, isn't it?Delete
That's the trope, apparently.Delete
Honestly, "I'm a good team member" is probably a vastly underrated survival skill in that sort of situation. As long as you found a good team to be a member of, I'd bet you did fine.ReplyDelete
My response is here.
Yes, that'd be the important thing - can't be a good team member with no team.Delete