Zombie Apocalypse Preparedness

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"What is zombie apocalypse preparedness?" you ask.  Why, it's disaster
 
"What is zombie apocalypse preparedness?" you ask.  Why, it's disaster
 
preparedness, capped off with a trip to the rifle range and booze, of
 
preparedness, capped off with a trip to the rifle range and booze, of
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== Course Work ==
 
== Course Work ==
  
* Another round of First Aid and CPR certification
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Italics shows the ''Zombie Apocalypse media reference''<br>
* A talk by local amateur radio ARES/RACES operators
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Initial letters denote '''''Z'''''ombie reference or '''''A'''''pocalypse reference
* A talk on brewing and distillation of alcohol (we probably oughtn't run a still in the space, however...)
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* Distillation of water for purification?
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* First Aid and CPR certification
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* Amateur radio ARES/RACES usage ''ZA - I am Legend, Neville often tries to contact people via HAM''
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* Brewing and distillation of alcohol (we probably oughtn't run a still in the space, however...)
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* Water distillation and purification
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* Penny stove building workshop: http://www.csun.edu/~mjurey/penny.html
 
* Electricity generation
 
* Electricity generation
 
* Tinkering: fabricating unavailable yet critical tools or devices out of items you might find in a common house or office
 
* Tinkering: fabricating unavailable yet critical tools or devices out of items you might find in a common house or office
* chainsaw maintenance
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* Chainsaw maintenance
* salvage and safe use of common demolition/mining explosives
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* Salvage and safe use of common demolition/mining explosives - ''A - Tremors, blowing up Graboids''
* defensive driving
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* Defensive driving
* archery/fencing/other-running-out-of-ammo-disaster-skills
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* Archery/fencing/sword/other-running-out-of-ammo-disaster-skills
* reloading, nothing like making your own ammo
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* Reloading, nothing like making your own ammo
* methane gas production
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* Methane gas production ''A - Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Bartertown's power source''
* hand printing, copying, and cipher methods
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* Hand printing, copying, and cipher methods
* semaphore signaling
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* Semaphore signaling
* scripture cheatsheet for whipping up/controlling dirty masses of post apoc. fundies
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* Scripture cheatsheet for whipping up/controlling dirty masses of post apoc. fundies
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* Bee keeping
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* Animal [http://www.sparkybeegirl.com/iuhclasses09.html#farm husbandry] (keeping chickens, goats, rabbits and other edible pets)
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* Urban [http://www.sparkybeegirl.com/iuhclasses09.html#plants gardening] ''ZA - I am Legend, farming in NYC''
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* Food preservation
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* Tunnel digging techniques
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* Trap door construction (for escape hatches and booby traps)
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* Barricading techniques ''ZA - Night of the Living Dead, et all...''
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* Sharpshooting ''ZA - Night of the Living Dead, a shot to the head kills a zombie''
  
 
== Field Trips ==
 
== Field Trips ==
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* A trip to a rifle range (ie: not just small-bore handguns)
 
* A trip to a rifle range (ie: not just small-bore handguns)
 
* A trip to a batting cage
 
* A trip to a batting cage
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= Planning =
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==Escape Routes==
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San Francisco is located on a peninsula, separated from the rest of the world by Colma... city of the dead! Escape route planning will be very important!
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== Workshops ==
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=== Dynamic Entry ===
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* Coordinator    : Jonathan Foote
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=== Brewing Workshop ===
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=== Trolling Defence with Knives ===
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* Coordinator    : San Mehat
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* Materials      : One sharp knife - serrated, and one dull knife, unserrated
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* Opt. Materials : Salt, Vinegar, Fava Beans, a nice Chianti
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* Test subjects  : <TBD based on mailing-list/irc channel content>
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=== How to Build a Disaster Kit ===
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* Coordinator    :
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* Materials      :
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* Opt. Materials :
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* Test subjects  : You!
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== Field Trips ==
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=== Rifle Range ===
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Shannon volunteers to do the calling around to find out about hours, group rates &c at local rifle ranges.
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=== Batting Cage ===
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Shannon volunteers to do the calling around to find out about hours, group rates &c at local batting cages.
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===Graveyard Tour===
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It's important to know where the dead are in order to avoid them when they rise!
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== Interested Parties ==
 
== Interested Parties ==
 
Put your name down if you are interested in attending any or all of these. We can get more specific on each event later.
 
Put your name down if you are interested in attending any or all of these. We can get more specific on each event later.
  
* [[User:Arcanology|Al B]]
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* [[User:OpenBuddha|Al B]]
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* [[User:TurksHead|Shannon]]
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* [[User:Zedd|Zedd]]
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* [[User:Gadlen|Lee]]
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* [[User:rachel|Rachel]]
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* [[User:zazenergy|Laura]]

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"What is zombie apocalypse preparedness?" you ask. Why, it's disaster preparedness, capped off with a trip to the rifle range and booze, of course! --- Here's what I thought might each be a fun Sunday afternoon/evening:

Contents

[edit] Ideas

[edit] Course Work

Italics shows the Zombie Apocalypse media reference
Initial letters denote Zombie reference or Apocalypse reference

  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Amateur radio ARES/RACES usage ZA - I am Legend, Neville often tries to contact people via HAM
  • Brewing and distillation of alcohol (we probably oughtn't run a still in the space, however...)
  • Water distillation and purification
  • Penny stove building workshop: http://www.csun.edu/~mjurey/penny.html
  • Electricity generation
  • Tinkering: fabricating unavailable yet critical tools or devices out of items you might find in a common house or office
  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Salvage and safe use of common demolition/mining explosives - A - Tremors, blowing up Graboids
  • Defensive driving
  • Archery/fencing/sword/other-running-out-of-ammo-disaster-skills
  • Reloading, nothing like making your own ammo
  • Methane gas production A - Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Bartertown's power source
  • Hand printing, copying, and cipher methods
  • Semaphore signaling
  • Scripture cheatsheet for whipping up/controlling dirty masses of post apoc. fundies
  • Bee keeping
  • Animal husbandry (keeping chickens, goats, rabbits and other edible pets)
  • Urban gardening ZA - I am Legend, farming in NYC
  • Food preservation
  • Tunnel digging techniques
  • Trap door construction (for escape hatches and booby traps)
  • Barricading techniques ZA - Night of the Living Dead, et all...
  • Sharpshooting ZA - Night of the Living Dead, a shot to the head kills a zombie

[edit] Field Trips

  • A trip to a rifle range (ie: not just small-bore handguns)
  • A trip to a batting cage

[edit] Planning

[edit] Escape Routes

San Francisco is located on a peninsula, separated from the rest of the world by Colma... city of the dead! Escape route planning will be very important!

[edit] Workshops

[edit] Dynamic Entry

  • Coordinator  : Jonathan Foote

[edit] Brewing Workshop

[edit] Trolling Defence with Knives

  • Coordinator  : San Mehat
  • Materials  : One sharp knife - serrated, and one dull knife, unserrated
  • Opt. Materials : Salt, Vinegar, Fava Beans, a nice Chianti
  • Test subjects  : <TBD based on mailing-list/irc channel content>

[edit] How to Build a Disaster Kit

  • Coordinator  :
  • Materials  :
  • Opt. Materials :
  • Test subjects  : You!

[edit] Field Trips

[edit] Rifle Range

Shannon volunteers to do the calling around to find out about hours, group rates &c at local rifle ranges.

[edit] Batting Cage

Shannon volunteers to do the calling around to find out about hours, group rates &c at local batting cages.

[edit] Graveyard Tour

It's important to know where the dead are in order to avoid them when they rise!


[edit] Interested Parties

Put your name down if you are interested in attending any or all of these. We can get more specific on each event later.

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