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Civil War Official Trailer (Original Post) RandySF Feb 2024 OP
All the Magaloons DemMedic Feb 2024 #1
Not sure I could watch that movie. Probatim Feb 2024 #2
I suppose it could happen. But it's about as likely as tv's "The Walking Dead" * Oopsie Daisy Feb 2024 #3
Society's veneer is thin. NCDem47 Feb 2024 #4
72hrs DetroitLegalBeagle Feb 2024 #6
is that based on MissB Feb 2024 #8
Essentially yes DetroitLegalBeagle Feb 2024 #11
Sounds about right! NCDem47 Feb 2024 #10
this looks really dumb n/t gay texan Feb 2024 #5
Yeah. A24 has some really good stuff but they can also put out some amazingly dumb stuff. progressoid Feb 2024 #7
Very bad timing movie! bluestarone Feb 2024 #9
Is this a recruiting film ? rickford66 Feb 2024 #12

Probatim

(2,577 posts)
2. Not sure I could watch that movie.
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 11:21 AM
Feb 2024

I saw Leave the World Behind and it's been gnawing at my small mind for weeks. And I'm a grown ass man who should be immune to such stuff.

Oopsie Daisy

(2,965 posts)
3. I suppose it could happen. But it's about as likely as tv's "The Walking Dead" *
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 11:22 AM
Feb 2024

* or "La Brea" or "Primeval".

I think that in times like this people are drawn to cautionary tales that seem plausible. But, I prefer pure escapism (romance, comedy, adventure, history, music).

NCDem47

(2,260 posts)
4. Society's veneer is thin.
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 11:42 AM
Feb 2024

Civil/World War. Solar flare knocking out electronics. A natural disaster or terriost attack at an uminaginable level. Things would fall apart quick for everyone. We'd all be third-world or worse (which ALREADY exists for millions in the world).

Until it happens, I'll blissfully try and get to sleep at night and not obsess about it.

DetroitLegalBeagle

(1,934 posts)
6. 72hrs
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 12:43 PM
Feb 2024

If i remember correctly, 72hrs is the standard that most western governments figure they have for a good disaster response to be mounted before a total civil breakdown in the affected area. If by 72hrs they don't have food/water/medical in the area then it will be total anarchy.

MissB

(15,814 posts)
8. is that based on
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 01:33 PM
Feb 2024

the fact that most folks only have about 3 days of food in their house? Or that similarly grocery stores only carry about 3 days of food on their shelves?

DetroitLegalBeagle

(1,934 posts)
11. Essentially yes
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 02:54 PM
Feb 2024

I believe that's the main driving force, along with access to clean water. People worry more on food, but the lack of potable water will cause more problems quicker. Most people could survive a few weeks with little to no food. Not happily and not without resulting health issues, but they could live. Nearly everyone would be in really bad shape by day 3 of no hydration.

NCDem47

(2,260 posts)
10. Sounds about right!
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 02:46 PM
Feb 2024

We freak out here at home when power and Internet go down for 20 minutes. Going without access to any electricity, running water, gas, food, presciptions, communications? God help us all.

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