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#1    Flibbertigibbet

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 10:23 AM

There are loads of books and TV shows romanticising vampires, yet in the original legends vampires were hideous animated corpses preying on the livng, just like zombies. Yet vampires have now become noble, misundrstood creatures and everyone want to be one. Why not zombies?


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Posted 23 April 2012 - 10:51 AM

Google "Warm Bodies" - supposed to be coming out in 2013 sometime. I haven't read into it much, but so far, it's looking pretty....sparkly.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 11:05 AM

View Postsarah_444, on 23 April 2012 - 10:51 AM, said:

Google "Warm Bodies" - supposed to be coming out in 2013 sometime. I haven't read into it much, but so far, it's looking pretty....sparkley.

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lol, I saw something about that a few weeks ago. Seems like the zombie equivalent to twilight.


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Posted 23 April 2012 - 11:11 AM

View Postsarah_444, on 23 April 2012 - 10:51 AM, said:

Google "Warm Bodies" - supposed to be coming out in 2013 sometime. I haven't read into it much, but so far, it's looking pretty....sparkly.

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Seems like someone beat me to it! Grrrr  :no:


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Posted 23 April 2012 - 11:39 AM

I thought zombies need brains for food or they are in pain. Although thinking about it there are quite a few different 'types' of zombies depending on what book, film or game you have experienced. Suppose it was inevitable that there would be 'sparkle' zombies at some point.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 01:20 PM

Vampires had a better PR agent I guess.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 01:22 PM

View PostRafterman, on 23 April 2012 - 01:20 PM, said:

Vampires had a better PR agent I guess.

Zombies are still crying out for their own Bram Stoker.


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Posted 23 April 2012 - 02:27 PM

You mean romanticise a bunch of old, decrepit, shambling things, endlessly looking for love while being emotionless and dead inside? They already did that...

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 02:33 PM

Wouldn't it be Necrophilia?

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 02:49 PM

Sure! The same goes for vampires.


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Posted 23 April 2012 - 04:53 PM

View Postsarah_444, on 23 April 2012 - 10:51 AM, said:

Google "Warm Bodies" - supposed to be coming out in 2013 sometime. I haven't read into it much, but so far, it's looking pretty....sparkly.

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They've already ruined vampires and now they are going to ruin zombies too! :(


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Posted 23 April 2012 - 04:57 PM

View PostDKO, on 23 April 2012 - 02:33 PM, said:

Wouldn't it be Necrophilia?


That's what I was thinking. Just imagine the smell...

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 05:43 PM

View Postgrc, on 23 April 2012 - 04:57 PM, said:

That's what I was thinking. Just imagine the smell...

No, no, no, it's totally sexy.


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Ugh why do they have to ruin zombies too?

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 06:23 PM

View Postbulveye, on 23 April 2012 - 11:39 AM, said:

I thought zombies need brains for food or they are in pain. Although thinking about it there are quite a few different 'types' of zombies depending on what book, film or game you have experienced. Suppose it was inevitable that there would be 'sparkle' zombies at some point.
Zombies didn't eat brains prior to the movie,Return of the Living Dead.
It's just Hollywood reinventing the zombie.
As far as i know,they also didn't eat human flesh,prior to night of the Living dead.
Return of the Living dead opted for brains,to make it different from its predecessors.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 07:59 PM

Oh but they do :)

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