All You Zombies
Original entry posted: Tue Jul 5 23:28:43 2005
@ Tue Jul 5 16:12:08 2005 EST
I've seen the remake of
Dawn of the Dead
, but I haven't seen the others. I do like horror movies, though. I don't suppose I have to see them all before watching
Land of the Dead
Zombie movies make you think about what you would do in that situation. There was this meme/quiz floating around on the internet several months ago which judge your chances to survive a zombie infestation, based on your decisions, such as whether to take survivors you see along the way with you, whether to kill an infected companion right away, or let him/her live until the disease manifested, etc... It was a fun/interesting. My quiz result said that I would survive, though I didn't get the highest score. I think you scored higher if you knew how to use a gun and such.
@ Tue Jul 5 16:22:57 2005 EST
You don't have to have seen the previous movies at all, I'm sure, to enjoy
Land of the Dead
is quite a different beast than the others, and probably the best of the bunch.
is generally considered the weakest, although I enjoyed it. But having seen the
remake, which was quite good, you'll be fine.
I always wanted the Zombie Survival Handbook, but having flipped through it at a Waldenbooks I was less than impressed. Personally, I think characters who know how to use guns are
likely to die in a zombie flick--they're much more likely to try to stay and fight, and that is not the correct response to the undead hordes.
If you can find a link to that quiz, I'd like to take it, though.
@ Tue Jul 5 19:28:43 2005 EST
One of my friends got the top category, which both impresses me and scares me. At least, if we were stuck in a zombie situation, I'd know that we'd probably both live. Although, if I became infected, I'd hate to know what she answered for the relevant question. :-P
@ Wed Jul 6 09:41:20 2005 EST
I'm a survivor, just barely.
I've got my reservations about some of the questions, though. How much stuff does this guy want you to be carrying when you're running from the undead masses?
@ Wed Jul 6 09:57:50 2005 EST
Well, they do have you pick up transportation. I just imagined throwing everything in the back of my pickup.
As it is, I've got a
by the door and a record collection that could use some thinning in the event of a zombie invasion.
"It's not hip-hop. It's electro."