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How can zombies escape an underground vault?
« on: 07/11/2010 23:14:08 »
There is a new television series in the United States called The Walking Dead.  The series is about about zombie apocalypse. I am curious as to how zombies are capable of escaping from a vault (Where dead people are typically stored), whether that vault be six feet underground or in a mausoleum. 
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Re: How can zombies escape an underground vault?
« Reply #1 on: 07/11/2010 23:58:06 »

I haven't seen it, but in an apocalypse (which I imagine would be rather cataclysmic) you'd expect the structural integrity of concrete to suffer some damage.
However, traditionally in fiction, zombies have been able to dig their way out of graves, or you can imagine that the creator of the series might expect a little suspension of disbelief.. since the audience had already come so far with the theme already.

Was it a good watchable show?
 

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Re: How can zombies escape an underground vault?
« Reply #2 on: 08/11/2010 00:05:57 »
I believe that zombies are the result of an overactive imagination.  Thanks for comments.  Joe L. Ogan
 

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Re: How can zombies escape an underground vault?
« Reply #3 on: 08/11/2010 01:10:32 »
However, traditionally in fiction, zombies have been able to dig their way out of graves, or you can imagine that the creator of the series might expect a little suspension of disbelief.

Reality is stranger and more gruesome than fiction ...



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_of_the_living_dead

[definition of "ned" ... http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/4075012.stm]
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Re: How can zombies escape an underground vault?
« Reply #4 on: 08/11/2010 13:36:00 »
However, traditionally in fiction, zombies have been able to dig their way out of graves, or you can imagine that the creator of the series might expect a little suspension of disbelief.

Reality is stranger and more gruesome than fiction ...



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_of_the_living_dead

[definition of "ned" ... http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/4075012.stm]

I think that's me behind the girl in the green/blue dress....



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I believe that zombies are the result of an overactive imagination.  Thanks for comments.  Joe L. Ogan


well that's not strictly true.. a zombie has traditionally been someone who has no will of their own and needs control. I believe there are some Haitian links to zombification using drugs and head drilling methods to incapacitate a person to the point of complete submission...  however I agree that their ability to reason and eat brains is pure fiction..  another good story caught up in the throws of marketing.. *shakes fist at marketing - you ruined the zombie, man!*



 

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How can zombies escape an underground vault?
« Reply #5 on: 08/11/2010 19:08:29 »
"How can zombies escape an underground vault?"
Because the script says they can.
 

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How can zombies escape an underground vault?
« Reply #6 on: 09/11/2010 17:33:01 »
Sounds like some people I know that reanimate at the end of day bell......

 

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