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Infographic thread by Priscilla Poffingchitch - Tue, 01 Apr 2014 03:02:30 EST ID:SrTOigb2 No.12924 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So Let's get a dump of shit that's real good for the post apocalypse, discuss them and shit. That one guy in the thread with the water filter gave me the idea, but i really only have weapon shit.
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Hugh Decklestot - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:05:06 EST ID:NwDcBVP/ No.13196 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>13194

I know what you're up to btw ;)
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Hannah Goodshit - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:52:33 EST ID:IqnwmtuY No.13197 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>13189

You just described every time I've ever made a Hot Pocket.
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Reuben Blackworth - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:33:40 EST ID:Q9mKhUvm No.13198 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>13196
what then???
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Phyllis Clanningworth - Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:56:19 EST ID:NwDcBVP/ No.13203 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>13198

Come and find out.
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Alice Farrysodging - Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:50:52 EST ID:Q9mKhUvm No.13204 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>13203
cum at me bro im so hard right now!!!!
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Military skills for preppers by Albert Daffingdare - Sat, 27 Apr 2013 02:28:05 EST ID:wkKp2Vbd No.11170 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Crosspostan like a BAWS from /nra/.

Series on military skills for preppers by a former Marine.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LQgKB0NnOo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xyDAvHWIXs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iAJnIxTTDU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6GshicRI2g
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hM6YRTtASzc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDjrCqv0P0I
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fG13Tq30AkM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q4fT1jRcew
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHE3Rq7FOBk

Opinions?
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Cyril Drunderchad - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:49:23 EST ID:Q9mKhUvm No.13188 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>13185
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Hugh Decklestot - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:50:56 EST ID:NwDcBVP/ No.13190 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>13188

Fuck no?
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Cyril Drunderchad - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:58:37 EST ID:Q9mKhUvm No.13191 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>13190
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Hugh Decklestot - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:10:38 EST ID:NwDcBVP/ No.13192 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>13191

NO YOURE A FAGGOT
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Cyril Drunderchad - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:41:56 EST ID:Q9mKhUvm No.13193 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>13192


fallout by Esther Badgetut - Sat, 24 May 2014 16:39:26 EST ID:fFLyOyB1 No.13077 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I know everyone thinks of this game when they think of the EGGporkALYPSE BUT WHAT Parts of the game are realistic

-john goodman
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Doris Cringersit - Mon, 09 Jun 2014 01:19:01 EST ID:17LUAqDH No.13124 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I thought the increased use of glass, ceramic, and metal because plastics were hard to get thanks to oil be scarce as hell was realistic. Also, the increased size and relative slowness of advanced computers.

I also liked that guns sucked as hundreds of years of firing and improper maintenance probably made even the best ones essentially smooth-bore. Barrels do in-fact wear out.
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RAAAAAIIIDERRRRSSSSS - Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:33:51 EST ID:qZOvsh6U No.13139 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>Raiders kill anyone who crosses their path
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Nicholas Hettingdot - Sat, 14 Jun 2014 01:43:11 EST ID:gotxkxBq No.13140 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>13112
maybe your gay!!!, we here on this board have lots of real experience like... um airsoft #hardcore #readyfortheendofdays
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Rebecca Sogglelore - Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:07:48 EST ID:NwDcBVP/ No.13174 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>13139

This dude scares the shit out of me, if I saw him in a post apocalyptic situation I'd probably unload everything I had while screaming in terror. Wouldn't even ask their name.
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Shitting Maffingwater - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 23:38:20 EST ID:G8s7VP7o No.13199 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>13083

Chernobyl was a catastrophic failure of a nuclear reactor, it's not a good comparative for contamination like that on scale of nuclear conflict.

Chernobyl is also still extremely dangerous, radiation still persists in lethal pockets all over the Exclusion Zone. There also are reports from military patrols and clean-up crews of glowing red trees, disfigured animals, mutated animals, odd plant life, ect... On the scale of released radiation, as a long running scenario the contamination is environmentally damaging, but not significant outside that.

Both Nagasaki and Hiroshima sustained minimal radiation release, each device had less than a 15% burn of it's core...meaning the release of radiation was minimal overall. Together, they're a paltry 38 kilotons.

The Nevada Test Site is peppered with contaminated locations, the majority of test detonations having occurred underground, yet it is one of the most heavily contaminated locations in the US. NTS is often used to train military and governmental agency response personnel in a real radiological environment. The majority of tests revolved around Tests Effects, Weapons Development, and various other experiments. In total, around 200MT worth of weapons has been detonated in Nevada, the overall equivalent of total yield released world wide is 510MT over a 65 year period.

The location of all the US' larger detonations, Bikini Atoll has vegetation that is contaminated on a lethal level, as is the sand. Fortunately the wrecks around the atoll, apart of "Operation Crossroads" have minimal radioactive contamination. That is mostly due to the fact that water shares most of the base elements with that of the contaminating radioisotopes, the base elements dilute the lethality of the radioisotopes making the threat minimal, if at all.

The overall peak of nuclear weapons stockpiling in the 1960's hit 5,300MT in equivalent yield, or just over 10x great than that of which has been released since 1945.

I think it's fair to say we have no idea how the environment would react or how the landscape would look after a global nuclear conflict.


Zeolite - The cure for your furture radioactive poisoning by Hannah Finningmetch - Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:49:38 EST ID:X13CqqpF No.13131 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Have you been taking your zeolite today?

http://wakeup-world.com/2013/10/28/how-to-naturally-remove-radioactive-particles-from-your-body-in-5-7-hours/
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Sidney Gablinghood - Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:05:10 EST ID:q0nGICUi No.13134 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>13131
I know it's used for detox and heavy metal detox. I wonder how good it actually is and how much of it is marketing.
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Charles Shakedale - Mon, 16 Jun 2014 02:56:11 EST ID:pX/iHw5e No.13151 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The best way to protect against radioactive pollution is to eat mineral supplements with trace minerals like cesium

If the body is saturated from a clean source its much less likely to absorb a polluted one.
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Ebenezer Blatherhood - Tue, 17 Jun 2014 05:39:32 EST ID:al+Bmvo0 No.13153 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This implies that you have alpha particle radiation.

Which is very unlikely mainly due to the fact that it'll only get into you system through breathing it in or eating it.

Beta particles and gamma radiation both just zip on straight through you doing whatever damage it does.

You should really be looking at how to deal with radiation poisoning rather than removing radioactive particles from your body.


What's in the box? by Nathaniel Gucklekuck - Tue, 12 Feb 2013 08:48:26 EST ID:eTPmsYxK No.10629 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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We never did get to find out what was in the box.
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Priscilla Publinghall - Sun, 17 Feb 2013 23:50:27 EST ID:UN+4DsxI No.10757 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>10745
Even Justin Beiber, Vanilla Ice, Twilight, the Ultimate Warrior, Cabbage Patch Kids, the nineties Captain America movie, Perez Hilton, Jersey Shore, Ken Done, Celene Dion, Uwe Boll, Chris Brown, and the Westboro Baptist Church?

And what kind of apocalypse would it be if everything survives? That's more of a kerfuffle, not an apocalypse.
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King Coffee - Tue, 27 May 2014 01:51:17 EST ID:G5gazQvp No.13088 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>10629
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Cedric Ficklefield - Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:08:42 EST ID:kDh+Z/va No.13117 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It was Brad Pitt's wife's head. Duh! He was wrath.
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Lydia Dockleham - Sun, 08 Jun 2014 12:41:21 EST ID:pJI1oxBB No.13120 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>10629
Hah despite the fact the guy needed to spellcheck his shit, I quite enjoyed the story but the update pace ground to glacial. Did it die entirely?
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Reuben Momblestick - Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:16:54 EST ID:aT+xLf8X No.13129 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>13120
Pretty much. He got pissy because he appointed a troll as mod on his forum, deleted EVERYTHING and closed the forums without warning, and wondered why his fans left. I think he's doing welding or something now. You just can't kick your hardcore fanbase in the balls like that.

Funny, the first couple of arcs, we never saw the main character's face, so we never realised Dre really couldn't draw faces to save his life...


Hiking / Camping by George Sellerstere - Sun, 01 Jun 2014 00:59:30 EST ID:DphJKqER No.13099 Report Reply Quick Reply
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A lot of survival scenarios involve hiking for long distances and setting up camp in the wild. I want to know if there are any people here that have good information on surviving in the wilderness. I go on day hikes often but I'm still new to camping and actual survival without civilization. I plan on going hiking/camping, each time going for another day or two until I feel comfortable spending a week alone living off of the land.

Does anyone else spend multiple days and nights outdoors or have more off-grid lifestyles?
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Esther Brosslebitch - Sun, 01 Jun 2014 19:15:55 EST ID:WDjUuhB4 No.13101 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I do it, and you're absolutely right, you should work up to it. Get to know your local wild eatables. Also, it's important for you to do this year round...Summer is easy, in most places. Fall and spring are only mildly less so, full of wild greens, fall, especially, full of wild berries and nuts.

Winter is where your true test lies. When you can spend a week in winter with nothing but basic gear, then you've got a chance.
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Jericho !.iRAtomic2 - Sat, 07 Jun 2014 12:23:19 EST ID:BYatvm4L No.13118 Report Quick Reply
Here's a relatively little known fact: new buds on evergreen trees are edible. They're also high in vitamin C, which is good for preventing scurvy (which actually would become an issue in any post apocalyptic situation, since you are unlikely to be eating a well balanced diet)


Are you in the red zone? by Samuel Panderham - Mon, 04 Nov 2013 02:15:23 EST ID:RBNbFF2n No.12088 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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There is a population of 10 million in LA County. In a space of 4,083 square miles (10,570 km2).

Its probably closer to 15 million I don't know when the census was taken or how many people are there illegally the point is its super dense population in some areas. New York/New Jersey is even worse in that regard.

The red zones on this map will be the most dangerous places to survive. There will be looting and maybe even widescale violence, so we know these are the places that will be the most dangerous.

Do you live in a red zone? What would be your plan? Hold your ground in the red zone and try to somehow sustain yourself in one those areas? Bug out to a more sparsely populated area?

If you don't live in a red zone how would you react to refugees? I live in a red zone, but I have family in very rural areas so I would be welcomed. If you don't know anyone in those areas what's your plan for bugging out?
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DMTriousJohnson !PaseA4f96Q - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 15:26:40 EST ID:Q9KGbylN No.12768 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12088
light pink -to white, problem is living next -to a bad red zone, so -they would head my way eventually
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Esther Hoblingmare - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 23:17:06 EST ID:LTIugvOm No.12769 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12101
You could probably do well on the wild foods of Florida swampland. Check out Saw Palmetto.
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David Benderson - Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:17:03 EST ID:+ydXecnh No.12776 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12690
OF COURSE
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Hugh Summerwater - Mon, 26 May 2014 05:02:34 EST ID:0N10QB4o No.13084 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I love right in the center of New Jersey with no bug out bag and a dul butterfly knife for protection .-.
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Charlotte Bizzlestock - Mon, 26 May 2014 16:19:29 EST ID:dUCyuL+5 No.13085 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>13084
I'm right there with you LOL


The MedKit Thread by Thomas Nivinglet - Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:39:51 EST ID:7wD45wsf No.9899 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I see a lot of threads about BOBs and BIBs, but none about the most essential part of those kits: the MedKit. The ones that are ready-made are, quite frankly, lacking in supplies. Not to mention woefully insufficient.

I compiled a list of links to stuff you may or may not need. If you think of something i havent, for the good of the group post it! If you know where something is available cheaper, again post it! I know that i'm not the only one who likes to watch those pennies and pounds/nickles and dimes!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pocket-Utility-Bandage-Scissors-Quality/dp/B005U1FKLS/ref=sr_1_20?s=drugstore&ie=UTF8&qid=1334270394&sr=1-20
http://www.amazon.co.uk/4-5m-First-Cotton-Crepe-Bandage/dp/B0034BDLCG/ref=pd_cp_sg_1
http://www.amazon.co.uk/St-John-Ambulance-Washproof-Plasters/dp/B0029LHCI6/ref=sr_1_1?s=drugstore&ie=UTF8&qid=1349296013&sr=1-1
http://www.amazon.co.uk/St-John-Ambulance-Fabric-Plasters/dp/B0029LHCHM/ref=pd_sim_d_4
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Sterile-Gauze-Swabs-7-5cm-Pack/dp/B0058HMZEY/ref=sr_1_22?s=drugstore&ie=UTF8&qid=1349296624&sr=1-22
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Relipad-Adherent-Dressing-low-adherent-dressing/dp/B008GBGWEI/ref=pd_sim_sbs_d_2
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dupad-Abdominal-Sterile-Dumex-Inches/dp/B0011WFOHA/ref=sr_1_60?s=drugstore&ie=UTF8&qid=1349296776&sr=1-60
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Microporous-Tape-2-5cm-10M-12/dp/B002ZH4P5M/ref=?ie=UTF8&m=A2V0EUCM1U3E54
http://www.amazon.co.uk/66fit-Sports-3-8cm-13-7m-rolls/dp/B001AIK36M/ref=pd_cp_sg_0
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Rolson-Tools-59104-Stainless-Tweezer/dp/B001MJ0JM2/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1349298514&sr=8-3
http://www.amazon.co.uk/100-SWANN-MORTON-SCALPEL-BLADES/dp/B001VG4P5I/ref=pd_bxgy_office_img_b
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Archie Cimmerstork - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 04:05:37 EST ID:rPVZfU0B No.11048 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11044

In a kit centered around treating people around my vehicle i dont see a headlamp to be necessary. If i cant safely reach the patient im probably not going to treat them, Especially with my car kit.

I would prefer a headlamp in a wilderness situation, a torch for search and rescue when i still need to locate my patient, and chemical lights anywhere near a motor vehicle collision with flammable materials. None of that means a headlamp is useless in a car kit, etc. It just largely becomes a question of preference.
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Cyril Seffingman - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 04:18:16 EST ID:6aJq6vp0 No.11049 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11048
i spend alot of time out side at night where i may be near my car, but i cant bring my car to where im at. mostly parks beaches trails and stuff like that.

i guess you could just have the person hold the light if they are awake.

i mean to be fair, half of the stuff in your bag you will likely never use (thank god) but its there for the off chance that you might need it so you bring it with you any ways.
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Archie Cimmerstork - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 18:20:59 EST ID:rPVZfU0B No.11051 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11049

Then i totally agree with the headlamp. I have half a dozen different medical kits so they all fill very specific roles. When im going out on a trail i bring a separate IFAK and leave my car kit in the car for example.
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David Waddleville - Fri, 05 Apr 2013 22:48:48 EST ID:j8N7M/LX No.11073 Ignore Report Quick Reply
my kit:

gauze
butterfly closures
thread
needles
lense cleaner bottles filled with isopropyl and peroxide
plastic bags for sealing sucking chest wounds
medical tape
OTC painkillers
more gauze
ace bandages

i need a scalpel, and to throw my sharp as fuck scissors in there
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Nigel Cruzzlesure - Fri, 23 May 2014 12:03:01 EST ID:kD6Qz/NH No.13073 Ignore Report Quick Reply
resurrecting this post from page 10

seeing a lot of theory threads, not many quantifiably useful informational ones. this one seems important though.


Neo Scavenger by Hannah Mundlecocke - Sat, 02 Nov 2013 06:54:12 EST ID:GHmu1Fjo No.12062 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Found this game in /vg/, looks like a gear-and-craft heavy survival sim. you have to worry about things like blood loss, diarreah, poisoning, infections, sleep, etc.
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Phoebe Buddleway - Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:30:19 EST ID:fkBNgEqU No.12693 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12692
I'll experiment some more but I think you're wrong. If the enemy is not recovering and you are fallen, they will almost always hit you. And if they hit you it could knock you down again or even worse force you into recovery mode. If the enemy is recovering then of course just stand up. Rolling will almost always force them into recovery. It's basically risk-less unless the enemy has a gun.

I usually don't use pull down unless it's an emergency. If the enemy knocks you down and they have a loaded gun, you can pull them down and have a chance to run or kill them while they recover. You NEVER want to be standing face to face with a loaded gun or trying to dodge bullets

If you want to approach and kill an enemy with a loaded gun and you don't have one, try taking cover and moving towards them until they are close, then pop out and tackle them. If they ever manage to stand up while you're fallen then pull them down until you're the only one standing. Then kill them

I don't think roll/parry/dodge works very well against guns but I'm not positive

I'm not really a fan of trapping. I usually pick Melee, Strong, Hiding, and Ranged

I would still recommend against drinking unboiled water or wasting your antibiotics until it's an emergency. Boiled water is extremely easy to get. And I think you can get infections from wounds so you want to save up antibiotics for that. Can anyone confirm/deny this?
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Phoebe Buddleway - Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:47:20 EST ID:fkBNgEqU No.12694 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12081
If you want them to retreat/surrender it helps if you're holding a gun. And I think wounding them first probably helps.

You might want to try athletics until you get better at fighting/scavenging. It will make it possible to run from pretty much any fight. It's a pain in the ass though because sometimes you have to run a million times before you finally create enough distance to escape.

And I think they can still see you if you're in their line of sight/range even if you hide your tracks. Somebody should confirm/deny this.

You probably just accidentally didn't see the frying pan. Or another bandit could have joined the fight half way through and you might not have noticed(Anyone know if this is possible?). NPCs do not switch weapons as far as I know.(Again, need clarification)

>>12082
I've never understood the benefit of having a hideout or upgrading the cryolab. I've never had enough rare items that I needed to stash them to make space. It can help with sleeping and crafting but you'd have to travel back to it every single time(Which could just cause you more hardship since you want to get to detroit ASAP). And I've never had a problem with sleeping. It seems to be the least of my concerns. But maybe it becomes necessary super-late in the game to stash items somewhere.

>>12370
You will gain cannibalism and you'll be required to eat a lot more food to survive. I recommend against this.
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Archie Chuttingway - Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:30:56 EST ID:G6HToNeh No.12695 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't get you guys, The fuck are you doing.

Melee, Strong, Tough, Athletic, Eagle Eye and trapping.
Melee, Strong the Dogman.
Eagle Eye the penknife.
Craft dogman, penknife and trapping to get the dogmancoat.

Go to a cities.
Find a broken glass bottle, Find 1 large string.

Go to forest.
Craft trees. Craft 100% glass shard,
Craft large stick, Glass shard, Large String and Melee. To make the broad spear.

Boom, Almost unbeatable tank.
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Dildo Douchebaggins - Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:06:37 EST ID:rHFx4RAM No.12740 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think this is the first time in ten years that I've typed 'Neo' into Google and some Matrix shit didn't immediately pop up. Hell, this game was the first result on the drop-down list. Definitely gonna check them shits out.
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Charlotte Battinghall - Mon, 05 May 2014 04:06:15 EST ID:zXNVNhcI No.13034 Ignore Report Quick Reply
the newest update is pretty cool.

they polished it alittle bit and made the little hex avatars with more continuity to what a character looks like.

now you can talk to people who are just scavangers.

theres new places to go, places to see and more to learn about the character.

new boots, new clothes. new weapons.

all the others are now new factions.

i last longer it seems, but its still not easy. i can still make it to only 6 days.

sometimes guns are more available, sometimes meds are more available, sometimes its all trash and raiders, haha/
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Stoke fire, receive bacon. by Cedric Clushgold - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:13:26 EST ID:W+GRrF4K No.12980 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Well this game is just survivaly as hell.
http://adarkroom.doublespeakgames.com/

So far it seems like a text version of Haven And Hearth.
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Faggy Wobbleway - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:59:27 EST ID:gvZYsx6s No.12992 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12980
Actually kinda cool.
Thank you.


How realistic is Walking Dead? by Fuck Chuddlewater - Sun, 16 Mar 2014 02:48:40 EST ID:onZUkIr9 No.12827 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What would Walking Dead like in a REALISTIC post apocalyptic scenario?
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Rebecca Pugglewater - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:47:23 EST ID:TLb2NfrM No.12976 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12967

The implication is that you have been bitten for a long ass time when you are given the amputation option. I cant speak for the comics but in the show at least Dales amputation is done minutes in.
Even then its all fucking plot filler anyway, if they're already infected then the only logic I can assume is that bites kill you via introduction of rotten flesh into the wound and therefore antibiotics and proper wound cleaning should prevent death.
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Matilda Cliffingford - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:44:28 EST ID:lwVxAFg5 No.12978 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12967
>>12975
Amputation to stop infection has been portrayed inconsistently in the games, show, and (I gather, haven' t read most of them ) the comics. Since according to the canon everyone is already infected, the only reason why a bite would 'zombify' you would be if it killed you the way a normal human bite would (ie blood loss and infection). For what it's worth, human bites are notoriously infectious and I'm sure a rotting human would be quite a bit worse.

The most generous way to interpret the way amputation is shown to affect zombification is that it (possibly) helps prevent the spread of microorganisms in the wound to the rest of the body if it's performed immediately, but that the amputation itself causes major blood loss and the potential for infection from the resulting injury. The best thing would probably be to clean it out and bandage the bite and then fill the victim up with antibiotics. But I don't think Lee in the game even knew that he had been infected with the 'zombie virus' all along and so amputating his arm made more sense as an option because he thought the most important thing was to keep the zombie virus out of his system rather than treat a regular infection. He then died of infection/bloodloss later. I thought it was sort of stupid of Rick to hack off Hershell's leg like that, but sometimes people do stupid things. It was an emergency and he didn't really have much time to think it through.

The less generous way to interpret it is that the writers are too stupid to keep the canon consistent. I prefer not to think of it that way.
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Charles Greenfield - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:57:18 EST ID:AqZfEERQ No.12979 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12978
>I thought it was sort of stupid of Rick to hack off Hershell's leg like that, but sometimes people do stupid things. It was an emergency and he didn't really have much time to think it through.

Yeah I think Rick knew they would need to either amputate his leg and hope for the best or spend who-knows-how-much time searching the zombie-infested prison for antibiotics for the only competent doctor in the group.
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Jarvis Handlemene - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:56:04 EST ID:+VgJAszC No.12983 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12898
>they only die by head injury
An immobile zombie is just as good as a dead one.
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Lydia Miblingnudge - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:15:22 EST ID:Mw8B73eF No.12984 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12983

I respectfully disagree
An immoble zombie can still bite, and though the threat might not be a problem for you..you could fuck up someones day really bad down the road, or if you are unlucky enough to come across the same zombie you thought was incapcitated


ALLLCOHOL by Eugene Sillypetch - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:14:03 EST ID:MQSkG3N8 No.12954 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So in an apocalyptic scenerio, what would my best best to make an alcoholic beverage go? lets say i have seeds available and a large supply of yeast. Wat do I need to ease the pain of black skies and dwindling resources
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Edwin Nunkinfut - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:54:47 EST ID:0MNfrFVE No.12955 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Let's make this simple.
Go get a rock and smash those seeds.
Take the smashed seed dust and put it in a bucket.
Add clean water.
Add yeast.
Leave alone for 2 weeks.
Barrel in airtight container.
Get durnk.
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Lillian Mosslemet - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:53:17 EST ID:J2Gz2Rva No.12981 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>12955
That won't work. For beer, first you need to malt the seeds (partially germinate) then mash the seeds (soak in warm but not boiling water) then boil it, THEN leave alone for a few weeks.

Wines are much easier, since it's pretty much what you wrote except with fruit instead of seeds. And juice instead of dust.

I think there's another thread about this in /fo/


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