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18 Signs you're too obsessed with living in a post-apocalyptic world

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Watch too much Walking Dead? 18 signs your obsession is getting out of control

Is the zombie apocalypse real? Probably not. But an apocalypse isn't out of the question, either. Most of us think about it from time to time, knowing something should probably be done to prepare. Some of us maybe spend a little too much time worrying. Here's how to tell if you're too caught up in the prep.

1. You don't just watch The Walking Dead, you study it

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2. You bought a banjo

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3. You go to Kroger and come home with 20 cans of tuna

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(Or bacon!) Because you never know.

4. You spend a lot of time window shopping at the mall

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Someday you'll live there, so why buy now?

5. You have a "go bag" for each family member

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6. You've studied up on EMPs

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7. Your house is regularly referred to as "the armory"

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8. Little Carl already knows how to fire a gun

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9. Medicinal plants? You got that on lock

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10. You have a dozen orange gas cans in your garage

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Every time the price drops, you fill up.

11. You moved from Florida to Ohio, but you brought your hurricane boards

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In case of zombies: Board up windows with "I survived Charlie!" plywood.

12. Boy Scouts isn't about honor and friendship

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It's about their own survival.

13. You hate dirt, but you've learned to garden

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Bonus points if you've learned how to pull seeds from plants for the next year.

14. You collect blankets

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Like... a lot of blankets.

15. You've practiced your zombie walk

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If you can't outnumber them, outwit them.

16. You know where the best sanctuaries are

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Prisons, National Guard posts... anywhere with a high, strong fence. It's an added bonus if the place will have extra fuel, food and weapons.

17. You've mapped out the route to the closest Twinkie factory

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Those things last forever.

18. You play a lot of Fallout

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"War never changes."

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