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Is anyone else annoyed by this?


Disclaimer: never read the comic.
I've watched this show since its beginning, and have increasingly begun to be annoyed about this:

Why do they (even the veterans) keep being surprise-attacked by the walkers?!?

For example, they stand around talking about stuff and "suddenly" a horde of walkers are attacking them. How is that possible when they stumble and crawl at a snail's pace and are not exactly quiet. In normal surroundings you'd have at least a whole minute to prepare your weapon and what not.
The way the walkers manage to sneak up on people you'd think they were elite ninjas or something when they were still alive...

I can somewhat understand that they need to add a bit of zombie bashing now and then, but come on, make *some* effort!

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Are you looking for an in-universe explanation?
Because there isn't any.
It's just bad writing.
And I've been watching the show from the beginning as well, but the past 3 seasons have been a worse torment than getting gnawed on by zombies.

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Well, yeah. But I realize there probably isn't any in-universe "explanation", it just gets silly...
I guess I was looking for empathy. ;)

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There was a theory that the characters are losing their hearing from using weapons without ear protection.


But then agsin, I stopped watching when Glen died. The show was getting boring.

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Oh, I see! So someone was annoyed enough to bother with a theory. ;)
Kind of makes sense, except that they don't use firearms that much since it attracts walkers.

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Yep. Here's the basic layout.


https://youtu.be/W8cJA3MeIjo


Im still trying to figure out how anyone thought a tank would be that spacious in season 1.

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Darn, that was quite old! Missed that completely, reveals how bad my search-fu was/is...

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The short answer is that the plot requires it to move forward. Not necessarily a good answer, but that's been the case for most of the show.

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