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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:07 pm    Post subject: US TV station hacked with hoax zombie broadcast Reply with quote

US TV station hacked with hoax zombie broadcast
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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No images flashed across the screen during the hoax. But a male voice told viewers: "Civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from the grave and attacking the living." The voice warned not "to approach or apprehend these bodies as they are extremely dangerous."

Saunders said early reports suggest similar but separate attacks were launched in the past 24 hours against emergency alert systems for TV stations elsewhere, including Michigan.

"It appears to be more widespread than we thought," he said.

The hoax caused several humorous-minded residents in Great Falls to call authorities to inquire if guns were an adequate defense against zombie hordes.

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"We didn't get any serious calls on it," Great Falls Police Department spokesman Bill Hunter said.

Local law enforcement has not been asked to investigate the hack into the Montana station, he said. Hunter said it was not immediately clear why hackers had sought to get a rise out of a zombie scare.

"It's been a real chuckle," he said.

:lol: :lol:

I'm surprised there wasn't at least a few idiots out there who took it seriously and did something stupid.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, it was Montana, so most of them were probably ought on the ranch. Good thing it didn't happen in a city of any size!
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Meanwhile in Idaho, a survivalist citadel is being constructed.
http://www.iiicitadel.com/

Apparently the intent is to create a town for like-minded patriotic folks (pro-gun, survivalist, not anarchist or anti-U.S.-government), which will thrive in current times but also be capable of surviving catastrophes, natural disasters, economic collapse, etc.

It's to be a walled town, complete with defensive towers, internal defenses, etc. All residents are required to have arms, be proficient with them, and be ready to defend it. Each home is required to have a year's worth of food and water stockpiled.

It will be centered around a primary industry of making firearms and will have its own factory producing rifles and pistols.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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That's discrimination against amputees that is.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am waiting to see this happening in the EU every day. Would be great. Damn fucking TV.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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BoneKracker wrote:
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That's discrimination against amputees that is.

:lol:

Don't mess with our right to bear arms!
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And for those struggling with dyslexia the right to arm bears.
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