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    How to survive an nuclear detonation

    To Continue the theme of surviving a catostrophe (ie on the Earthquake thread), has anyone managed (yet) to survive a nuclear detonation?

    Like, just how close were you to ground zero, for example? If you've walked away from one, did others get out as well?

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    What? No one survived a nuclear detonation huh? Come on now, don't be shy (your mother wasn't ) ... There has bound to be someone out there?

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    Yes, these things occur so frequently I'm sure theres literally tons of people out there that can give this kind of advice.

    Best advice: Be in a bomb shelter that's shielded to radiation, miles and miles away.
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    I'll make use of that tinfoil i wear on my head to get free cable.

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    Good thinking.
    As a general rule, does the cable get streamed straight into your head?

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    When I was young, the advice was to "duck and cover". We had numerous "drills" in school where mock sirens would sound and we all got under our desks, as if that would help.

    As a young married woman, I lived in the country. There was an ominous little building about a half-mile up with a sign that said, "Property of the United States Government. No trespassing. Violators will be prosecuted."

    Although we thought it might be a missile silo, we never knew for sure what it was, but if nuclear war was imminent, we decided that we would just go outside to see the last thing we would ever see!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shyflower
    ...but if nuclear war was imminent, we decided that we would just go outside to see the last thing we would ever see!
    Good thinking, I think that's what I'd do.

    We have a nuclear free policy here, so it will have to be a pretty big explosion to affect us...

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    Quote Originally Posted by HAWK
    We have a nuclear free policy here
    That doesn't stop other people from bombing you.
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    Very true, but it would be a waste of a very expensive weapon don't you think?

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    Its easy if your Archbob, just stand there, put forth your hand and say "stop" and any catastrophe will stop before my command.

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    If that's the case, why don't you start using that power to help others? There are a whole lot of awful things going on in the world, and you're just sitting by watching them happen, when you could be out there stopping them with your hand!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archbob
    Its easy if your Archbob, just stand there, put forth your hand and say "stop" and any catastrophe will stop before my command.
    Archbob, maybe you should check out this thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Archbob
    Its easy if your Archbob, just stand there, put forth your hand and say "stop" and any catastrophe will stop before my command.

    I'd like to believe you, but I see how that squirrel of yours glows with radioactive light!
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    Duck

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Empuria
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    Not a bad tactic. It's right up there with "run" and "try not to die".
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    eh, I would face it like a man. I would stare it in the eye.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moonshield
    eh, I would face it like a man. I would stare it in the eye.
    That would be the perfect example of Darwinism...

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    you mean Natural Selection...

    but if I lived I would begin a new breed of mutants to rule the earth.

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    I do.

    hmmmm... you'd have to find someone to mate with!!

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    I thought this was another white castle thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shyflower
    I'd like to believe you, but I see how that squirrel of yours glows with radioactive light!
    Its still alive isn't it? Thats more than most people could say after a Nuclear blast. And thats divine radiant light, not the other.

    I don't use my power because it can be used to evil too, so its best not to reveal it, lest someone should blackmail me.

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