As we work on ZombiePrep.net, we’ll be using terms you may be unfamiliar with. This page will be a good reference point to learn terms and concepts.
10 Commandments – Not the 10 God gave to Moses, but the Top 10 Lessons for Surviving a Zombie Attack by Max Brooks, first published in The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
5 key needs – The 5 key things that humans need to survive. These 5 things are the main priority in any survival situation: water, shelter, clothing, food, and fire.
6th need – In a zombie survival situation, a 6th key need exists: security. This need is satisfied when an individual has the tools needed to protect themselves.
Bail-out Bag or Bug-Out Bag – A small survival kit with essentials for emergency survival situations. The BoB is a micro-version of your full survival kit.
Necropocalypse – a title for the events following a massive, world-wide zombie outbreak. This is the zombie attack worst-case scenario. Zombie survival experts prepare for this level of devastation in order to ensure they can survive any scenario.
Slicing the Pie – A technique used to round corners with better tactical awareness. Read more at: https://zombieprep.net/2011/01/15/pie/
Survival Basic #1 – The first key thing a human needs to survive: clean drinking water.
Zack or Zak – A derogatory term for zombies.
Zack Snack – A slang term referring to a person who is poorly prepared for the Necropocalypse and will likely be eaten by zombies early on.
Zed – A derogatory term for zombies.
Zombat – A slang abbreviation for Zombie Combat.