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Hello, I did entry 3 and 4. But before I explain them I just wanted everybody to understand the spirit in which the contest was held. It was just a joke in the firm and 3 of us just decided to do an entry for fun. The fella that did the #2 entry is a zombie fanatic who has been thinking about this stuff for a while, which should be evident by his design. Myself, I really don’t think much at all about zombies but I thought it would be a good excuse to break out the water colors and have some fun. That's why I don't have any text, because it was just three of us presenting our ideas to each other. Then someone had the idea of making a poll - that's #1's entry - he made the poll. Now the thing has taken off and our office website went from an average of 28 hits a day to 16,000. Go figure. In fact this poll has gone all over the world and on a bunch of websites an blogs we NEVER thought would happen. Trust me, if I would have known this I would have put text on mine to explain. But since I didn't I'll give a brief explanation.

#3 the Mountain Getaway: This one was based on an individual that escapes from the zombie horde by balloon attached to his house seeing no way out from the zombie engulfed city. Of course, being attached to the house doesn't allow for much steering, so the man drifts along until he decides to set himself down in a mountain crevice. Of course the landing causes the house to split up and he has to makes due with hand built ladders and walkways. But he dose have his living quarters with in the house and they are still functional. Time passes and the man realizes that the zombies have evolved and are beginning to scale the mountains to reach him. So while they are scuttling around the base of the mountain he begins tunneling and fortifying the mountain with safe havens and traps. The mountain walls have spikes made form the trees that were once on top and in the mountain, save one (for prosperities sake), and a pit with spikes with a shaky bridge discourage uncoordinated zombies from making it into the living quarters that can only be entered through a small hidden passage. Of course should the zombies ever break the forts defenses the two means of escape are by the balloon, thereby taking the useful part of the house with him, or by boat, which scoots along out the mountain an down twisty rivers. Ok, there are some logistic problems, but it was more fun to draw it like this ;)

#4 Sears and Roebuck 003b: OK, some of you younger people might not know this but back many - many years ago you could order whole houses from the Sears and Roebuck Catalog. Yes, whole house kits would be shipped to you're site. In the spirit of that I thought that what if our survivalist couldn't make it out of town. Well if he had the forethought to purchase one of this kits (with a 5 year warranty), when the apocalypse ensues and the derelict buildings with just their steel skeletons dot the landscape remain, you can put up your zombie fort, complete with all the amenities of home and completely impenetrable. Roof garden and solar cells on roof not shown. I actually wouldn't have put this in the poll had I know how many people where going to vote because this one was done just for fun. But oh well.

Thanks to all that voted for me! Hope yall enjoyed.


Zombies are Attacking! Which House Do You Hide In?
11/11/10 12:30 PM