If necessary for your survival, do you think you could resort to cannibalism?

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best option would be to survive a fiery plane crash that happens to cook your fellow passengers amirite?

dayo, Monday, 30 April 2012 10:06 (4 years ago) Permalink

does soylent green count? soylent green is people btw.

fishermen are coveted by whores & stoners (Pillbox), Monday, 30 April 2012 12:10 (4 years ago) Permalink


Race Against Rockism (Myonga Vön Bontee), Monday, 30 April 2012 14:25 (4 years ago) Permalink

ffs mods can we get that poster deleted that isn't even out over here yet

diafiyhm (darraghmac), Monday, 30 April 2012 14:27 (4 years ago) Permalink

not into killing other people - who determines who goes first, etc. is a fucked up process I would refuse to participate in.

― Disco Bob & MC Criminal (Shakey Mo Collier), Friday, April 6, 2012 5:18 PM (3 weeks ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

^^^ you, my friend, are going first.

one dis leads to another (ian), Monday, 30 April 2012 21:36 (4 years ago) Permalink

i wrote a ten-minute play about cannibalism in lol college.

the central question that i have, as a skinny dude, is whether or not i'd be more likely to be eaten first or less likely. on one hand, i would be skinny and weak in the first place and when instincts turned primal and angry burly dudes started flashing their canines at each other, i'd probably go down quickly. on the other hand, no one would want to eat me because it would be all bony.

Mad God 40/40 (Z S), Monday, 30 April 2012 21:39 (4 years ago) Permalink

if you were a brony nobody would eat you because you would be all brony

dayo, Monday, 30 April 2012 21:42 (4 years ago) Permalink

save derpy, eat a brony

one dis leads to another (ian), Monday, 30 April 2012 21:45 (4 years ago) Permalink

I think the answer to your question, ZS, turns on whether we're eating people who die naturally (in which case you'd get et) or killing people to eat them (in which case I would).

Polly biscuit face (carl agatha), Monday, 30 April 2012 21:45 (4 years ago) Permalink

my haunches look srsly delicious, i've decided.

diafiyhm (darraghmac), Monday, 30 April 2012 22:14 (4 years ago) Permalink

rip darraghmac he was eaten for his delicious haunches

dayo, Monday, 30 April 2012 22:17 (4 years ago) Permalink

fingernails and bone marrow is still vegan right?

Philip Nunez, Monday, 30 April 2012 22:21 (4 years ago) Permalink

Yes, without question. I might not even wait till I was hungry.

we are not bemused (onimo), Monday, 30 April 2012 22:27 (4 years ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Tuesday, 1 May 2012 00:01 (4 years ago) Permalink

1 year passes...

American settlers 'turned cannibal'

Bees Against Racism (Tom D.), Wednesday, 1 May 2013 17:51 (3 years ago) Permalink

laura ingalls wild er

j., Wednesday, 1 May 2013 18:11 (3 years ago) Permalink

Crazy thing is that they prob didn't need to eat human flesh. America's coastline was a bonanza of naturally available foods: ocean and freshwater fish, shellfish, game and gamebirds, but also scavengable stuff like mushrooms, berries, kelp. The colonists were highly suspicious of such foods and shockingly ignorant of most survival skills.

Aimless, Wednesday, 1 May 2013 18:23 (3 years ago) Permalink


j., Wednesday, 1 May 2013 18:26 (3 years ago) Permalink

yr all a bunch of savages smdh at these poll results

four Marxes plus four Obamas plus four Bin Ladens (Shakey Mo Collier), Wednesday, 1 May 2013 18:31 (3 years ago) Permalink

1 year passes...

Was reading about mass cannibalism during the Bolshevik grain requisition Povolzhye famine in '21. The more morally defensible cannibals rationalised eating the dead to survive, but fucking cannibal cafeterias run by human hunters, profiteering during a famine is too much to take. I'd guess similar grotesqueness occurred during Mao's great leap forward as well.

The stealing of corpses from cemeteries became so common that in many regions armed guards had to be posted on their gates. Hunting and killing people for their flesh was also a common phenomenon. In the town of Pugachev it was dangerous for children to go out after dark since there were known to be bands of cannibals and traders who killed them to eat or sell their tender flesh. In the Novouzensk region there were bands of children who killed adults for their meat...

Moreover, the craving for human flesh which starving people can easily develop once they have eaten it was not peculiar to any social class. Hungry doctors often succumbed to eating it after long spells of relief work in the famine region, and they too stated that the worst part of the experience was "the insuperable and uncomfortable craving" which they had acquired for human flesh.

festival of labour (xelab), Sunday, 29 June 2014 20:08 (1 year ago) Permalink

Well, once you've killed and eaten a human being, seeing all those people just walking around has to be maddening, like those old cartoons where the starving man on the raft floating mid-ocean imagines the guy on the raft with him's head turning into a roast turkey or whatever...

Humorist (horse) (誤訳侮辱), Sunday, 29 June 2014 20:11 (1 year ago) Permalink

I love that old cartoon sight gag, it is brutal and funny at the same time.

festival of labour (xelab), Sunday, 29 June 2014 20:33 (1 year ago) Permalink

I like the South Park episode where all the adults get snowed in and they resort to cannibalism _that night_

Stephen King's Threaderstarter (kingfish), Sunday, 29 June 2014 22:36 (1 year ago) Permalink

that is a great ep

do u like green ez & jam (darraghmac), Sunday, 29 June 2014 22:38 (1 year ago) Permalink

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