Top 5 Reasons to Not Use a Shotgun in a Zombie Apocalypse:
With all the serious threads going on around here right now, I saw this list and got a chuckle out of it. Stuck it in this forum since it is, at least tongue-in-cheek, home defense related. (not copied fully because the site is copyrighted).
TOP 5 REASONS YOU SHOULD NOT USE A SHOTGUN FOR ZOMBIE DEFENSE
Hollywood, not to the surprise of many, has distorted several facts with regards to zombie outbreaks and more importantly, the survival of such an outbreak. Of most importance is the best weapon for defense, which Hollywood would have you believe, is the shotgun. This my friends is a fallacy and could cost you your life. Keep reading for the top 5 reasons you should not use a shotgun for zombie defense.
Some of the comments are quite hilarious as well - for instance:
The actual gun used is unimportant; lots of gun buffs do not know this. The main thing is that the bullets MUST contain silver. If you put a bit of scrap silver in your leadpot it will make them implode. It does not need a lot , 10 % silver should do the trick.
If you can make your bullets at full moon that will help of course.
If the alloy can be poured by a virgin that is better still.