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Re: Switzerland arming in preparation for European meltdown?

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It's a bostin book, and I did (do) exactly the same.

I've worked out my plan for World War Z. It involves the Adler Brewery in Schwanden. That's all I'm saying...
Where is Schwanden? please print a map for me .With the Alder Brewery on it of course.Just in case
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That'd make for an interesting tourism brochure - Come to the land most fit to stave off the zombieapocolypse! Sweeeet.
Ha ! it would not be the first army to shoot at dead people,or piss on them
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Where is Schwanden? please print a map for me .With the Alder Brewery on it of course.Just in case
Here you go:

http://www.maplandia.com/switzerland...rus/schwanden/

... and the brewery is here:

http://www.brauereigasthof-adler.ch/

Unfortunately, space is limited so you'll have to bribe us with poutine if you want refuge during the Zombie Apocalypse.
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I think it's clear that the western world is here to stay for a long, long time.


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Old 18.10.2012, 20:16
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Here you go:

http://www.maplandia.com/switzerland...rus/schwanden/

... and the brewery is here:

http://www.brauereigasthof-adler.ch/

Unfortunately, space is limited so you'll have to bribe us with poutine if you want refuge during the Zombie Apocalypse.
Maybe you ,I mean the brewery, need me for protection .I still remember how the sigg 57 works.But my aim .Do you have a bunker ??

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With droughts and floods - and very poor harvests again all over the world - prices for wheat and other staple foods/grains are increasing fast. One good reason for not concreting over Swiss farmland.

Much discussion in the UK press/TV recently about future wars being about basics like food and water... and not oil.

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Old 18.10.2012, 21:11
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Old 18.10.2012, 22:27
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Re: Switzerland arming in preparation for European meltdown?

I too have read World War Z and hatched elaborate survival plans during the boring morning commute. In the Zurich lake area, I came to the conclusion that first raiding a gun shop in Hombrechtikon and then commandeering a boat to the Ufenau island would be the best course of action. At least in case of the zombies being unable to swim. Of course, a swimming undead plague would negate this plan, but swimming undead are a clearly unrealistic proposition.

It would be a series of close encounters and difficult escapes, but we'd make it. I expect the toughest situations would erupt on crossing the Seedamm bridge and commandeering a ship in the port. At that point, the group would need to split temporarily, with a small detachment captaining the ship off to a good vantage point in the northern Rapperswil bay. The other part of the group would nimbly maneuver in Rapperswil and quickly get on the road up the hills to Hombrechtikon where population density is low enough that we could raid the gun shop with impunity. Guns are essential in a zombie apocalypse. We'd take only guns in caliber 5.56x45, 9mm and .22LR. These three are ubiquitous so we are sure to find ammo in inevitably overrun army checkpoints. 7.62 is overkill, most people would have no chance to control it in stress situations.

Once armed, we'd nail it straight south, looting all groceries on the way to the most readily accessible shoreline. We'd signal the boat with the car lights using an agreed morse code pattern that spells out the word 'buttcandle'. There would be an ambush, since earlier gunshots would have attracted the attention of the horde. We'd escape narrowly.

Arriving on the island, any undead would need to be pacified and burnt. Watch and guard duty would be set up, with an impromptu lookout installed on the roof of the chalet. Watching Zurich burn under the blood red sky, we'd utter Noir-style cliches.

The next day would involve planning for long term survival. Contrary to popular belief, going south is suicide. The only way would be to undertake the long and arduous road to Northern climates where the permafrost would provide the definite barrier to undead. It would be there, in the barren, desolate and unforgiving tundras where the last slivers of civilization would survive...
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Old 18.10.2012, 22:57
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I too have read World War Z and hatched elaborate survival plans during the boring morning commute. In the Zurich lake area, I came to the conclusion that first raiding a gun shop in Hombrechtikon and then commandeering a boat to the Ufenau island would be the best course of action. At least in case of the zombies being unable to swim. Of course, a swimming undead plague would negate this plan, but swimming undead are a clearly unrealistic proposition.

It would be a series of close encounters and difficult escapes, but we'd make it. I expect the toughest situations would erupt on crossing the Seedamm bridge and commandeering a ship in the port. At that point, the group would need to split temporarily, with a small detachment captaining the ship off to a good vantage point in the northern Rapperswil bay. The other part of the group would nimbly maneuver in Rapperswil and quickly get on the road up the hills to Hombrechtikon where population density is low enough that we could raid the gun shop with impunity. Guns are essential in a zombie apocalypse. We'd take only guns in caliber 5.56x45, 9mm and .22LR. These three are ubiquitous so we are sure to find ammo in inevitably overrun army checkpoints. 7.62 is overkill, most people would have no chance to control it in stress situations.

Once armed, we'd nail it straight south, looting all groceries on the way to the most readily accessible shoreline. We'd signal the boat with the car lights using an agreed morse code pattern that spells out the word 'buttcandle'. There would be an ambush, since earlier gunshots would have attracted the attention of the horde. We'd escape narrowly.

Arriving on the island, any undead would need to be pacified and burnt. Watch and guard duty would be set up, with an impromptu lookout installed on the roof of the chalet. Watching Zurich burn under the blood red sky, we'd utter Noir-style cliches.

The next day would involve planning for long term survival. Contrary to popular belief, going south is suicide. The only way would be to undertake the long and arduous road to Northern climates where the permafrost would provide the definite barrier to undead. It would be there, in the barren, desolate and unforgiving tundras where the last slivers of civilization would survive...
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Re: Switzerland arming in preparation for European meltdown?

And how long is his commute??
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Re: Switzerland arming in preparation for European meltdown?

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Much discussion in the UK press/TV recently about future wars being about basics like food and water... and not oil.
Any pointers to the programmes or articles Odile? Not that I need any more depressing news these days but, I do find the topic interesting.
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Yes..yes....Switzerland will do just swimmingly if the euro collapses. Pure genius. This is why they are buying euros now, rather than later when they'll be a lot cheaper: forward thinking. Some people just forego the water and just snort the Kool-Aid.
The Euro will NOT collapse ! why ? because the Euro is partially owned by the Swiss National Bank. And if the Eurozone members want to drop out, the SNB will buy the rest of that currency and all the licences and in future will be THE European Central Bank. The SNB, to stabilize the CHF will then buy up currencies of weaker European countries and finally force them to adopt either the CHF or the CH-EUR
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I too have read World War Z and hatched elaborate survival plans during the boring morning commute. In the Zurich lake area, I came to the conclusion that first raiding a gun shop in Hombrechtikon and then commandeering a boat to the Ufenau island would be the best course of action.
Hah! All the zombies are in Zurich. Another good reason for living in Basel (plus if any came here they'd go over the border and eat the French).
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Hah! All the zombies are in Zurich. Another good reason for living in Basel (plus if any came here they'd go over the border and eat the French).
and eat the French ? How is this meant ? And where does Basel hide a lake ? And what is the problem with some zombies ?
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Zombies slowly wandering the streets with their grey staring faces, noticing not what surrounds them.

How would we spot them?
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With droughts and floods - and very poor harvests again all over the world - prices for wheat and other staple foods/grains are increasing fast. One good reason for not concreting over Swiss farmland.
The subsidies paid by Swiss taxpayers to Swiss farmers would fund (even at world crisis prices) the importation of multiples of the quantities of food produced by said Swiss farmers. Concrete the farms over and build more banks, army training camps and minaretless mosques, I say.
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so american urban decay and american cultural economic decline means "western civilization" now, does it?
Not necessarily. With both the EU and US printing fiat and bailing out everything that moves, there is an eery similarity. I apologize for for my semi-biased language
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The subsidies paid by Swiss taxpayers to Swiss farmers would fund (even at world crisis prices) the importation of multiples of the quantities of food produced by said Swiss farmers. Concrete the farms over and build more banks, army training camps and minaretless mosques, I say.
The farms, if the farmers got +retired", would be transformed into national parks and "country museums" and the farmers would become "park rangers" , could continue to stay in their lodgings and keep their private gardens
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Any pointers to the programmes or articles Odile? Not that I need any more depressing news these days but, I do find the topic interesting.
Watch the documentary video called "Gasland", and then Google GM foods/seeds.

What America is doing to itself, is spreading to Europe also. Fracking is planned for 2050, in Germany, France, and Poland, as yet. Could begin sooner?

Despite the "wonder "crops of America, (soya is already GM) their farmers are having to kill their dairy herds because they no longer can afford to feed them. Beginning with the animals ...... ?

Everyone places so much value on money. But without food and water, what use is money?
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