Friday, October 10, 2014

Zombie Apocalypse: Survival Kit & Crew Bloghop



Zombie Apocalypse: Survival Kit & Crew Bloghop

Details: Build your zombie apocalypse dream team and survival kit... pick ONE person and/or ONE item for each of the topics listed in the categories below.
(And since this bloghop is all about having fun, if you have kiddos and/or pets, we can assume they are safely tucked away in a safe haven somewhere while we’re out in the world fighting off zombies, so do not worry.) 



My zombie apocalypse dream team and survival kit

Crew:

1 The Walking Dead character -  Daryl Dixon. He's a hunter, can build a fire, and his crossbow is his best friend.

1 book character -  Dr. Nevelle from I am Legend, because he's a brilliant doctor and has excellent ideas on traps, shelter, weapons, and discovering a cure.


1 movie character -  Alice from Resident Evil, because killing zombies is kinda her thing.

1 TV character (other than TWD) -  Klaus Michaelson from The Originals - he's a hybrid... half vamp, half wolf, and he's immortal, so he would be an asset on my team.

1 loved one -  My hubby, for his zombie knowledge, ideas, and well, he's my heart.

1 friend -  Dani, my soultwin. We bounce ideas off each other and can come up with great plans. Also, she can stay calm in a crisis.

1 freebie -  Hulk/David Banner - if he gets bit, he won't become a zombie. He'll turn into the Hulk and take out a ton of other zombies, a.k.a. Hulk Smash. Also, when he's not the Hulk, he's a physicist, so I'm hoping he'll work with Dr. Nevelle to find a cure.



Backpack:


1 comfort item -  my fave blanket, It's the perfect size and lightweight.

1 weapon -  I want a lightsaber because that would be just badass, but if not that, then I'd go with a combat knife.

1 luxury item -  manual can opener

1 food item -  trail mix. It's easy to carry, lightweight, and I can ration it out for long periods of time. Plus, I love it!

1 medicine/first aid item -  antibiotics

1 hygiene item -  toothpaste

1 freebie -  duct tape for it's multipurpose benefits



Background:

Outpost -  An old two-story library a few blocks from the ocean.
Outbreak -  I'm not sure where it started, but it's worldwide...
Cause of it -  Some sort of new flu-bug strain
Cure (if applicable) -  I'm banking on the two smarties, Nevelle and Banner, to come up with a cure, and I think it'd be amazing to help, and  to learn from them!
1 item you NEED to find -  that straw thingie that purifies water
1 item you WANT to find -  coffee. Yep, I just wrote that.
Method of travel -  some type of military vehicle. 




14 comments:

  1. I was toying with the idea of Daryl or Michonne. In the end Michonne won. It's the sword thing - although the crossbow is pretty cool too. Dr Neville would be cool, but the Hulk? I'm just thinking what happens after he gets bit? would he turn into a zombie hulk? Hmmm...And oh my god! We all need that can opener!!!

    Great blog fest :)

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    1. In my version of a zombie apocalyptic world, if he gets bit, it makes him mad and he turns into the Hulk instead of a zombie. :)

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  2. Man, I gotta start hanging with you and Dani more often, I had no idea there was a straw purifying thingie! Also - can opener = brilliant!

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    1. We'll save a spot for you dear Mina! You're always welcome!

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  3. Can openerrrrrrrr!!! Yes, brilliant!!! Thank goodness you're on my team!! Since we picked each other does that mean we get to share our crews? You can keep the coffee tho. ;)

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    1. Absolutely!!! That would be a kickass team!

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  4. Duct tape is so versatile that you just gotta have it! I considered bringing a light saber, but I have no idea if you need to stop to recharge them at some point. I actually looked online to see how frequently a light saber's power supply needs to be recharged/replaced. Wow, my geek is showing, isn't it? :)

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    1. I looked up the light saber recharging thing, too, but then decided since this was for fun, that it would stay charged for infinity. haha

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  5. Kudos on Daryl - how could anyone not want him on their team?! But imagine how terrifying Klaus would be if he were able to contract the virus and become a zombie/vampire hybrid?!

    I really wanted to put a lightsaber as my weapon of choice, but I chose to be realistic on my items....which makes no sense as most of my crew were fictional, anyway :(

    Love your list - there's great reasoning behind your choices!

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    1. With Klaus being immortal, he can't become a zombie...er, well, since he's a vamp, he's deadish in his own way, too.... but that would be a terrifying thing to turn into if he did become zombie/wolf/vamp hybrid. yikes! *shivers* Oh well, he'd still be cute and hopefully still have that amazing accent! LOL

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  6. A lightsaber. That would be awesome! You could kick some zombie butt with that.

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    1. Yeah, that'd for sure do the trick! Thanks for stopping by, Suzi! :)

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  7. Sorry I missed this, but I enjoyed your write-up. I was thinking flame thrower for a weapon, but light saber is so much cooler. I'd definitely hang with Daryl too.

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