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Montana residents flip out when Emergency Alert System tells them the zombie apocalypse....
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Posted on 02/13/2013 2:45:47 AM PST by Morgana

FULL TITLE: Montana residents flip out when Emergency Alert System tells them the zombie apocalypse is happening— like RIGHT FRIGGIN NOW!

Orson Wells would be proud.

Pranksters sparked panic in Montana when they hacked into a TV station's emergency alert system to warn of a zombie apocalypse.

Viewers of KRTV's Steve Wilkos show were left stunned on Monday when the message appeared at the top of their screens.

It said the "civil authority has issued a local area emergency for following counties/areas" before naming the regions at risk of flesh-eating hordes.

A deep and calm computerized voice then informed viewers that the "bodies of the dead are rising from their graves. Follow the messages on screen that will be updated as information becomes available. Do not attempt to approach or apprehend these bodies as they are considered extremely dangerous."

No-one has claimed responsibility for the stunt, broadcast during an episode entitled "Teen Cheaters Take Lie Detectors."

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: montana; napl; zombie
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1 posted on 02/13/2013 2:46:00 AM PST by Morgana
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To: Slings and Arrows

ZOMBIE PING!


2 posted on 02/13/2013 2:46:59 AM PST by Morgana (This space for rent.)
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To: Morgana

Just some Chinese hackers having some fun.


3 posted on 02/13/2013 2:47:53 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: pepsionice; GeronL

I laughed myself silly when I heard it...


4 posted on 02/13/2013 2:48:48 AM PST by Morgana (This space for rent.)
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To: Morgana

Anonymous either did it or will be looking for a new recruit...lol


5 posted on 02/13/2013 3:31:00 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Morgana

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiUjKJsO8LA


6 posted on 02/13/2013 3:38:24 AM PST by Rebelbase ( .223, .224, whatever it takes....)
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To: Morgana

My brother-in-law, who lives there, would just consider this an opportunity for target practice. And then be really disappointed when the correction was posted.


7 posted on 02/13/2013 4:18:49 AM PST by Pecos (If more sane people carried guns, fewer crazies would get off a second shot.)
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To: RandallFlagg

For your ping list


8 posted on 02/13/2013 4:50:18 AM PST by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: Morgana

Who, in their right mind, would have done otherwise?

:D


9 posted on 02/13/2013 4:56:03 AM PST by Salamander (We're all kinds of animals comin' round here...occasional demons, too.)
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To: pepsionice

A Zombie Apocalypse and no Twinkies to be found.

The horror....the horror.


10 posted on 02/13/2013 4:57:25 AM PST by Salamander (We're all kinds of animals comin' round here...occasional demons, too.)
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To: Rebelbase

LOLOL


11 posted on 02/13/2013 5:00:27 AM PST by Salamander (We're all kinds of animals comin' round here...occasional demons, too.)
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To: Morgana

12 posted on 02/13/2013 5:08:53 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: LucyT

You have to see this, if you didn’t already. I’m not sure which station that is.


13 posted on 02/13/2013 5:12:28 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Morgana; CholeraJoe; Delta 21; Nikas777; NoAmnesty; Yorlik803; TheOldLady; The Comedian; OB1kNOb; ..


Heh!
Montana?!

Them zombies don't stand a chance!
14 posted on 02/13/2013 5:31:27 AM PST by RandallFlagg
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To: verga; Morgana

BTW, Thank you for the ping.
Sorry so late. I just got home from work.
I hope no loved ones were bitten or scratched due to my absence.


15 posted on 02/13/2013 5:35:34 AM PST by RandallFlagg
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To: Pecos

Here in Texas we’d jump at the opportunity to take out the “Zombies” then use it as a defense in court.


16 posted on 02/13/2013 5:38:01 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Morgana

LOL! Epic!!


17 posted on 02/13/2013 6:00:00 AM PST by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: Morgana

18 posted on 02/13/2013 6:02:27 AM PST by Calamari (Pass enough laws and everyone is guilty of something.)
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To: Morgana

This sounds like the work of Raj, Walowitz, and Leonard, with maybe a bit of Sheldon thrown in.....(Big Bang reference)


19 posted on 02/13/2013 6:05:49 AM PST by CAluvdubya (Molon Labe)
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To: Morgana

As an aside, notice that there is no evidence whatsoever in that story that Montana residents “flipped out” or otherwise actually believed that zombies were attacking. But that didn’t stop the Daily News from sensationalizing the story by suggesting that people believed it.


20 posted on 02/13/2013 6:15:00 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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