Surviving The Stand?

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Lee9900

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I wish to present two questions to you for your consideration if you will.

Scientists believe that destruction of our society by bacterial agents is a very real possibility. There are many you tube videos on that. So to that end i ask

1

If our society broke down into the camps featured in the Stand, what side would you choose?

And 2

If The Stand actually happened, do you think you could survive in a world where the human population had been reduced to a few million people?

here are my answers;

I wouldn't choose any of them. i would go to a temperate cliamte and kept a pistol with me for when i got too old and sick and couldn't do anymore. I'm not one much for people, and don't like the extremism of Flagg's society a lot more than Stu's society.

while I do know many survival skills, both wilderness and urban, I have many health problems that really hinder me so i don't think i could survive in such a situation.
 

Steffen

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I would stand with Flagg and rain unholy fire on all around me. I would specifically target all those stupid overgrown adolescents who want to be YouTube stars by showing off their ignorance/lack of education/reluctance to take personal responsibility for anything in their lives. I would elect myself Grammar Nazi Supreme and line the vast stretches of highways with the crucified bodies of people who fail the Your/You're test. I would litter the desert with the skulls of the infidels who profess to like what passes for pop music today. Thousands would drown in endless rivers of their own blood. And I will look upon them and chuckle while I dip my cookies in the tears of the suffering.
 

Doc Creed

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Yep, Boulder. I love Colorado, but could we spend the winters in Florida? We could all have a motorcycle caravan. Lol.
Something intriguing about the idea of a fresh start...hmmm, but then again their plight was riddled with problems: finding trained doctors, garbage/sewage, normal government operations. Once all painkillers were used or expired, what then? Hope somebody knows how to maintain weed crops.
 

ghost19

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I would stand with Flagg and rain unholy fire on all around me. I would specifically target all those stupid overgrown adolescents who want to be YouTube stars by showing off their ignorance/lack of education/reluctance to take personal responsibility for anything in their lives. I would elect myself Grammar Nazi Supreme and line the vast stretches of highways with the crucified bodies of people who fail the Your/You're test. I would litter the desert with the skulls of the infidels who profess to like what passes for pop music today. Thousands would drown in endless rivers of their own blood. And I will look upon them and chuckle while I dip my cookies in the tears of the suffering.

LMAO....Ok, +1 for Flagg's side...and I'll buy you a beer when I get to Vegas, YOUR post was worth at least one...lol:)
 

skimom2

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I would stand with Flagg and rain unholy fire on all around me. I would specifically target all those stupid overgrown adolescents who want to be YouTube stars by showing off their ignorance/lack of education/reluctance to take personal responsibility for anything in their lives. I would elect myself Grammar Nazi Supreme and line the vast stretches of highways with the crucified bodies of people who fail the Your/You're test. I would litter the desert with the skulls of the infidels who profess to like what passes for pop music today. Thousands would drown in endless rivers of their own blood. And I will look upon them and chuckle while I dip my cookies in the tears of the suffering.
That really made me laugh! "those stupid overgrown adolescents who want to be YouTube stars by showing off their ignorance/lack of education/reluctance to take personal responsibility for anything in their lives." were a topic of discussion (and scorn) at dinner tonight. :)
 

skimom2

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If I didn't have to choose between Boulder and Las Vegas, I'm on my way to Wyoming. I'll take you with me, ghost19 (we had this discussion in a zombie apocalypse thread--lol) -- you'd have a WAY better grasp of all my uncle's weaponry than I could hope to have :)
 

ghost19

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If I didn't have to choose between Boulder and Las Vegas, I'm on my way to Wyoming. I'll take you with me, ghost19 (we had this discussion in a zombie apocalypse thread--lol) -- you'd have a WAY better grasp of all my uncle's weaponry than I could hope to have :)

Yep, I'd skip Boulder and Vegas for an opportunity to reside in Wyoming. Can't think of a state I'd rather live in. Zombies, Superflu, either way, I'm headed north!:)