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David Wagner
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8/29/2014 | 3:10:43 PM
Re: Next stop: Mars
@Shane- Good man. You will have your pick of rooms in the colony. :)
David Wagner
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David Wagner,
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8/29/2014 | 3:09:24 PM
Re: Tough Call
@Susan- Yes, the zombies in space scenario is the worst and a great movie plot. I'm going to assume a quarentine scenario. But even without one, fighting one zombie is not a problem. It is fighting swarms of zombies that is a problem. One zombie is slow and easy to kill. Millions of zombies eventually snow you under.
Susan_Nunziata
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8/29/2014 | 2:43:53 PM
Re: Next stop: Mars
@Shane: Alrighty then...well, if you happen to survive and fight your way back to earth, there will be a place for you on my luxury yacht. Vaya Con Dios!
Shane M. O'Neill
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Shane M. O'Neill,
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8/29/2014 | 2:42:45 PM
Re: Music To Decide By
"This indecision's buggin' me."
Shane M. O'Neill
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8/29/2014 | 2:39:17 PM
Re: Next stop: Mars
Oh I have. Scary and gruesome stuff. But I'm willing to take my chances.
Susan_Nunziata
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Susan_Nunziata,
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8/29/2014 | 2:17:39 PM
Re: Tough Call
@Dave: that's a valid question, but here's an even bigger one:

What if one of the people on the Mars shuttle has the zombie virus dormant in their system and it doesn't come out until you all get to Mars? Then you're stuck on Mars with a bunch of rabid zombies, no Wal-Mart or convenience stores to loot, and no buildings to hide in.

I'm taking my chances on earth, thank you very much.
Susan_Nunziata
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Susan_Nunziata,
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8/29/2014 | 2:14:46 PM
Re: Next stop: Mars
@Shane: You obviously haven't seen any of the Alien movies....

:)
Susan_Nunziata
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Susan_Nunziata,
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8/29/2014 | 2:13:08 PM
Re: Next stop: Mars
@TerryB: Deal, i'm not sqeamish and I hate cleaning bathrooms. Besides, I'm not a great cook.

Re. your screenplay idea: throw in a tornado and you're golden. Will you invite us all to the movie premier?
Susan_Nunziata
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Susan_Nunziata,
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8/29/2014 | 2:11:33 PM
Re: Music To Decide By
@Alison: haha! well done.
Susan_Nunziata
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Susan_Nunziata,
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8/29/2014 | 2:10:45 PM
Re: Next stop: Mars
@jastroff: That's a great idea! if we assume that zombies can't swim, then we just need to find an island that never had people on it, which means it will lack zombies, and we can just wait it out. Mind if I join you?
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