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    This may sound stupid, but...

    What do you guys think of this?

    Marines, police prep for mock zombie invasion - Yahoo! News

    Fear-mongering, justified....thoughts? I really do not know what to make of this.

    EDIT: Scroll down to the comments and you'll see that I'm more concerned about the whole "civil unrest training" thing. Yahoo! is known for the below average IQ of its posters, but I can't help but wonder if they're onto something. Or maybe I'm just paranoid. Don't know.

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    This was a quote from a youtube gunstore video. If I can remember who I will site it. "If you are prepared for the Zombie apocalypse, you are prepared for anything". Now I do not believe our government has all of its stuff together, regardless of who is "running" the show, but the CDC did release a cautionary statement about preparing for the zombies. All is tongue in cheek but I believe that the quote still applies. Similarly to "Hope for the best, prepare for the worst." I jokingly tell my wife we are preparing for the zombies, but any other noun will work as well.
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    It's a great way to make training more motivating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ArmyMan View Post
    It's a great way to make training more motivating.
    True that. Nice avatar, by the way.

    EDIT: What happened to that post? I am really confused now. Fine, here we go again...

    http://news.yahoo.com/marines-police...180541102.html

    Whadaya think of all the comments below the article?
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    Training for Zombies is a good way to train for different threats without naming those threats directly. Avoiding the question of why you believe that a particular group might be a threat now or in the future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlr1m View Post
    Training for Zombies is a good way to train for different threats without naming those threats directly. Avoiding the question of why you believe that a particular group might be a threat now or in the future.

    Michael
    Thank you.

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    I find all this talk about zombies to be a bit passť.

    It was funny for about 10 seconds and now it's just lame.

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    Politically correct training that won't upset the masses no matter what name they give the target.
    "A first rate man with a third rate gun is far better than the other way around". The gun is a tool, you are the craftsman that makes it work. There are those who say "if I had to do it, I could" yet they never go out and train to do it. Don't let stupid be your mindset. Harryball 2013

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    Quote Originally Posted by tacman605 View Post
    Politically correct training that won't upset the masses no matter what name they give the target.

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    Zombies= Rioters involved in civil unrest
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    --Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .

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    Quote Originally Posted by dukalmighty View Post
    Zombies= Rioters involved in civil unrest
    Yep. Not much difference between them except with zombies you have to do head shots.

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    I suppose it is only phase 1 in the plan to defend against mythical enemies, foreign and domestic. Phase two will involve Orcs and Dragons. Phase three will be about Warlocks, Witches and Scientologists.
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    Our tax dollars at work. Add this little exercise to the Big Bird Funding Reduction list.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldVet View Post
    Our tax dollars at work. Add this little exercise to the Big Bird Funding Reduction list.
    It's a cover for the days the riots start and the US populace has to be put down

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