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Where Were You When the Zombies Attacked? - Salvador Dali in a lawn chair.
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Where Were You When the Zombies Attacked?
Every time I'm in a bumper-to-bumper line at the McDonald's drive thru, my brain wanders into the same horrible what-if vacuum.

I wonder: what if zombies attacked or a nuclear device detonated in the parking lot right this instant, I'd be trapped between the cars in the drive thru line and die at McDonalds. I'd die waiting for a $3.80 cheeseburger and beef-flavored fries that I shouldn't have been eating in the first place.

Or even if I was able to escape and survive for humanity's rebirth, I'd have the lamest story in the world. When people are reminiscing their heartfelt stories of near-death and survival, I'd have to answer that inescapable question, like when Kennedy was shot or the Twin Towers fell.

"Where were you when the zombies attacked?"

"I was at McDonalds."
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everraven From: everraven Date: March 7th, 2006 06:25 pm (UTC) (link)
I've recently started reading Steven King's new book - Cell.

Basic premise - A "pulse" is transmitted through cell phones, causing anyone that happend to have one at their ear to go bug nuts crazy killer insane. And of course, when people see someone going insane, trying eat through the throat of the kid that was eating an ice cream cone, they pick up their cell phone to call the cops and *bragglgleeeRAGE* they go nuts as well, and pull kitchen knives on folks. I'm somewhere in the middle of the book now - and I'm very engrossed. It's like a weird blend of The Stand, without the religious uptone - and a zombie movie.

But, the weekend that I started the book - I was standing in an elevator with a pack of kids around ages 12-14. Every one of them had a cell phone, and one was actually talking to another IN the same elevator. And all I could think was "If the Pulse hit right now - I'd be fucked in the elevator with these kids. They'd take us all out before we could get out of this box."

Odd thought to have in an elevator - but that's exactly what went through my brain.
alcamar From: alcamar Date: March 7th, 2006 08:28 pm (UTC) (link)
Holy crap, I'm slacking in my Stephen King collection, I didn't even know he had another one in the pipeline. Must go purchase now...
spiderslacker From: spiderslacker Date: March 7th, 2006 10:04 pm (UTC) (link)
Just remember that no matter what your answer is, answer it with pride. People will accept anything if it's said with confidence. Take the following true account:
"Hey Jeff, where were you when the Twin Towers fell?"
"Me? I was fucking asleep."

See, no problem to it at all.
From: navydave Date: March 8th, 2006 05:37 am (UTC) (link)
I remember halfway waking you up that day...
It was an odd occasion.

From: gothicbeauty21 Date: March 8th, 2006 12:37 am (UTC) (link)
You're so random, I love you :)
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