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Here Are The States That Are Most Likely To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse
BI ^ | 3-26-2014 | Megan Willett

Posted on 03/26/2014 9:24:27 PM PDT by blam

Here Are The States That Are Most Likely To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

Megan Willett
Mar. 26, 2014, 7:33 PM

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There's some debate about how to survive the Zombie Apocalypse. Some say science will save us all, some will rely on math, and still others are banking on specialty gadgets. You can buy Zombie Apocalypse survival kits, and there are even Zombie Apocalypse maps that pinpoint where the danger zones would be in a zombie-mergency.

But the geniuses at Estately have crunched the numbers and determined which U.S. states are the best prepared for any zombie-related disasters in the near future based on 11 metrics, from residents' physical ability to weapons access.

Estately zombie apocalypse states ranking Estately

We weren't kidding when we said Estately crunched the numbers for all sorts of zombie-busting factors. Here's what the company looked at for each state:

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: apocalypse; collapse; doomsday; zombies
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1 posted on 03/26/2014 9:24:27 PM PDT by blam
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To: blam

Freakin New Jersey, making Mississippi look good!


2 posted on 03/26/2014 9:30:38 PM PDT by cicero2k
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To: blam

Hmmm...funny that the states that are predominantly zombified are blue states....


3 posted on 03/26/2014 9:31:58 PM PDT by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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To: blam; SevenofNine; Kathy in Alaska

Alaska number one!


4 posted on 03/26/2014 9:33:20 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: blam

5 posted on 03/26/2014 9:33:21 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: blam

Oh sure, faggots in Massachusetts surviving better than we Alabama rednecks. I don’t think so.


6 posted on 03/26/2014 9:33:21 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: blam

Minnesota and North Dakota should be much higher, due to freezing temperatures. If the outbreak happened in the winter six months, the zombies would be popcicles. Easily survivable.


7 posted on 03/26/2014 9:35:21 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: blam

What junk. Here is the list: (1) Alaska. Sparsely populated (less zombie food), cold (slows them down), and well armed. (2) Texas. Armed out the wazoo.

End of discussion.


8 posted on 03/26/2014 9:36:56 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: blam; onyx

But Mississippi has a secret anti-Zombie weapon: ONYX


9 posted on 03/26/2014 9:37:49 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Monterrosa-24

They figure all southerners are too dumb and fat...and don’t understand zombies so they will just stand there and get bit.


10 posted on 03/26/2014 9:40:18 PM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: cicero2k

Post of the day, freaking right!


11 posted on 03/26/2014 9:40:47 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: blam

Oh, and anyone who thinks Texas ranks 34th out of 50 states in gun ownership is just plain stupid.


12 posted on 03/26/2014 9:41:18 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I heard something about zombies on the radio, but didn’t know what it was about. LOL!


13 posted on 03/26/2014 9:41:37 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: exit82

LOL. Sweetest, precious you, exit82!
Zombie attack and I’m outta here!


14 posted on 03/26/2014 9:42:16 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: blam

That list is retar-et sir.

No way Oklahoma isn’t top 10.


15 posted on 03/26/2014 9:43:55 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: blam

Omaha and frat boy Lincoln have gotta be keeping nebraska down.......

If zombies ever attacked the farm I grew up on there it a LOT of tractor pulled farm equipment that wouldake short work of any roving horde....


16 posted on 03/26/2014 9:44:15 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: piytar

Only reason Texas doesn’t fall into the Gulf of Mexico is because Oklahoma sucks.


17 posted on 03/26/2014 9:45:20 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Monterrosa-24

We’re tougher than you think in Massachusetts.

Remember it all started here.

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18 posted on 03/26/2014 9:47:55 PM PDT by Mears
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To: blam

BOGUS. Most of the survey is based on Facebook users. Worse than worthless.


19 posted on 03/26/2014 9:47:58 PM PDT by upchuck (South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy for Speaker of the House!!!)
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To: blam

well with pot being legal commierado is getting a lot of practice before it happens.


20 posted on 03/26/2014 9:48:47 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: blam

sure NYC will be a mess, but there is a ton of empty farmland, old orchards, woods, etc thru out NYS....I would gladly pitch my tent up around Old Forge or Lake Piseco any day of the week.....


21 posted on 03/26/2014 9:50:16 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Monterrosa-24

No Sh**, and, even granting a fairly even distribution of firearms the state where you can generally plink cans from the back porch of you or your friends house on 10 acres is going to generally produce a few more marksmen than states that consider it a misdemeanor to discharge an airgun...


22 posted on 03/26/2014 9:51:15 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: blam

When the SHTF the Zombies will get hungry...

NO ZOMBIES?..... I need to take you to parts of Detroit..

There ARE Zombies.. different parts of most BIG and small cities HAVE Zombies...

Some use other terms.. But the term ZOMBIES works...


23 posted on 03/26/2014 9:51:35 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: blam
The "gun owners" numbers are Federal compliance numbers which actually have nothing to do with gun ownership.

Paintball, LaserTag, and "Knowledge of Zombies" have the same weight as Military/Veteran?

Nope. Not buying it.

My odds in PA are better than any other state. Why? 1) Cold. Zombies hate the Hawk. 2) Many guns (4th or 5th in total gun purchases nationwide) 3) Lots of forestland, clear-cutting permitted, so many chainsaws. [Martial arts? Bah! Nothing works better in a close quarter zombie-melee than chainsaws.] 4) Just about as many old people as Florida, providing many, many decoys. 5) Two large cities at opposite ends of the state are both very far from me. 6) Gas boom. Propane everywhere. Oh yeah, light 'em up boys!

I like my odds.

24 posted on 03/26/2014 9:54:49 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: blam

Texas is 26th?

I think not. :)


25 posted on 03/26/2014 9:55:14 PM PDT by berdie
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To: blam

Ironman Triathlete, gun owner, paintball master... I did my part to put Idaho #4!!!


26 posted on 03/26/2014 9:57:19 PM PDT by PrivateIdaho ( "Courage is being scared to death... but saddling up anyway." (John Wayne))
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To: blam
Stupid listing Texas barely above Hawaii. Besides Texans welcoming a target rich environment, Hawaii's listing is bogus, unless the fools are only considering Oahu. Not exactly a difficult climate to survive in if you can find food and water.

Like most mainland oriented fools, they ignore the large stretches of water between the over packed Honolulu area and the other islands. How would the zombies get here to neighbor islands? And there are a lot more gun owners than they seem to think.

27 posted on 03/26/2014 9:58:08 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Vince Ferrer
You also forgot to mention that Agriculture areas have lots of useful farm equipment....

Dig a moat around property with this....

the ones that are able to shamble and stumble through the moat....Run over them with this:

Finish Burying them with this:

all those zombie hordes from the city and their decomposing flesh in the fields will certainly provide next year a bumper crop if properly used!


28 posted on 03/26/2014 9:59:04 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: onyx

See,onyx, I don’t have to worry about Zombies coming here.

Tell a Zombie “Delaware” and they say “Dela-WHERE?”

They’ll never find me. ;)


29 posted on 03/26/2014 9:59:16 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: blam

I subscribe to the World War Z zombie model (the book, not the crappy movie), and look to natural barriers and population density as key elements.

Hawaii would be #1 on my list simply because Oahu is heavily armed (military bases) and geographically isolated. The remaining islands are toast if the infection spreads there. AK would be #2 given the military assets there and the archipelago at the southwest.

Any city with more than a million people likely would be toast. California would try to legislate the zombies away, then try outreach programs before San Francisco was consumed. San Diego might survive but for the LA zombies and the Tijuana zombies surrounding them.


30 posted on 03/26/2014 9:59:57 PM PDT by Smedley (It's a sad day for American capitalism when a man can't fly a midget on a kite over Central Park)
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To: exit82

YES!
Dela-WHERE?
Those zombies are already lost before they start!


31 posted on 03/26/2014 10:04:53 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: blam

One of the criteria should be the likelyhood that the state government would try to protect the zombies, such as labeling them endangered species.


32 posted on 03/26/2014 10:07:41 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: blam

Glad to see we’re safely down a few spots from the top three, but still high enough to be comfortable; means fewer refugees headed our way.


33 posted on 03/26/2014 10:14:58 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: blam
On reading it again, I call BS on any state with a huge city teeming with EBT dwellers. Ohio comes to mind. How will the rest of the state cope with those millions boiling out?

There is no ranking for climate and how survivable it would be.

34 posted on 03/26/2014 10:18:41 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Mears

“...We’re tougher than you think in Massachusetts...”

I reckon there some toughies left all right. Your “about page” shows that New England frugality of words...Love it!


35 posted on 03/26/2014 10:21:02 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: blam
I question the scoring. Ohio is green, but Pennsylvania is red. Maybe they should break the states up a bit. Western Pa already survived the first couple of Zombie Apocalypses. Experience should count for something.
36 posted on 03/26/2014 10:23:48 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: Vendome

Do you know anything about Ok?


37 posted on 03/26/2014 10:25:24 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: GraceG
I'd be partial to chasing them down with one of these.


38 posted on 03/26/2014 10:26:09 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: blam

District of Columbia at 49? DC will likely be one of the safer places to be; Fedzilla will not allow DC to devolve into chaos.


39 posted on 03/26/2014 10:26:47 PM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: Vendome

I just reread your post. You’re right. It’s the obesity that got is though.


40 posted on 03/26/2014 10:27:12 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: blam

The results are just what you’d expect if you believe using Facebook for six of the 11 metrics they looked at was a good idea...snort!


41 posted on 03/26/2014 10:41:15 PM PDT by papertyger (if disdain of homosexual behavior is "bigotry," is it any wonder hostility to Islam is "racism?")
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To: ApplegateRanch

You would clog up a combine if the zombies are fresh... if they have decayed a bit you might be okay...


42 posted on 03/26/2014 10:42:53 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Mears
We’re tougher than you think in Massachusetts. Remember it all started here.

Sorry. The post Marathon bombing performance keeps clouding my memory.

43 posted on 03/26/2014 10:44:44 PM PDT by papertyger (if disdain of homosexual behavior is "bigotry," is it any wonder hostility to Islam is "racism?")
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To: blam

Completely wrong.

Zombies, not needing most of what every other living organism requires for life, does need one thing for certain.....Brains for sustenance.

Therefore, the states with the greatest survival chances should be the liberal states because they cannot sustain a zombie population due to malnourishment.


44 posted on 03/26/2014 10:44:55 PM PDT by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (I am the Tea Party bully who took Mitch McConnell's milk money.)
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To: Monterrosa-24

While from Mass and not a faggot, I currently live in Dixie. Alabama scored 10 in gun ownership???? really hurt their score. Apparently nobody in Alabama owns a gun....


45 posted on 03/26/2014 10:48:17 PM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: Monterrosa-24

whoops scoring is upside down. Still, looks like it was researched by zombies


46 posted on 03/26/2014 10:51:11 PM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: When do we get liberated?
While from Mass and not a faggot, I currently live in Dixie. Alabama scored 10 in gun ownership???? really hurt their score. Apparently nobody in Alabama owns a gun....

Yeah, apparently it never occurred to these geniuses that using the 2012 FBI instant background checks as a metric WOULDN'T CATCH GUNS ALREADY OWNED!

How can these people not be humiliated by their own stupidity?

47 posted on 03/26/2014 10:59:21 PM PDT by papertyger (if disdain of homosexual behavior is "bigotry," is it any wonder hostility to Islam is "racism?")
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To: demshateGod

Yeah.

I’m from Lost City, outside Hulbert, couple miles from Tahlequah.


48 posted on 03/26/2014 11:01:41 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

Do you know Bob?


49 posted on 03/26/2014 11:05:48 PM PDT by papertyger (if disdain of homosexual behavior is "bigotry," is it any wonder hostility to Islam is "racism?")
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To: Monterrosa-24

I don’t know if they input for “redneck” zombies.
Although I have to admit that “Joisey” Zombies
would be frightening enough.


50 posted on 03/26/2014 11:11:50 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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