Tuesday, June 15, 2010

100 Word Zombie Tips #5 "Aces and Eights..."

The hand Wild Bill Hickok was holding when on August 2nd 1876. Do you know why it’s called the Dead Man’s hand, and not just “Two pair with a disputed kicker?”

Because Jack McCall shot Bill’s brains out the back of his head with a Colt .45.

It was the only day that Hickok did not sit with his back to the wall.

Keep your back to the wall whenever possible. Watch entrances and scan windows from time to time. Be aware of your surroundings.

You want to see the zombies attacking. You don’t want to be ambushed by them.

Source: Multiple Books, Internet


  1. Hah heck yeah Will! This is a rule that Mr. Bunny and I try to live by on a regular basis. Always have the door/large windows in your sights. Course if you're outside, find the solid wall eh?

    Well done man, very nice and easy to remember!!

  2. As a student of the martial arts, we observe this custom. The highest ranked instructor is seated in the hardest place to attack. When alone, or even in a group, I try to find a place where I can see everyone in the establishment and the door... if that is not an option, I make sure someone I trust can.


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