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JULY 21, 2022

As a huge horror fan, I’d like to believe that I’d survive any situation. From hellbent serial killers to demonic spirits, I know the signs when things go south. In reality, would I even survive? As much as I have faith in me, I’m not going to outrun genetically engineered zombies or a rampant murderer. If you don’t know yourself, test out your skills and thinking to see if you’d survive a horror movie.

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  1. You wake up one day and find yourself the only person left alive. You would:
    1. Call out for help
    2. Investigate the surroundings
    3. Begin doomsday preparation
    4. Celebrate that you finally have alone time
  2. You bought a new house, but the neighbor warns you about the previous owners. Your next move is:
    1. Looking more into the history of the house
    2. Taking the warning and getting out 
    3. Having a priest exorcize the home
    4. Ignore the neighbor
  3. You wake up in a cellar and don’t remember how you got there. Your first thought is to:
    1. Devise a plan to sneak out 
    2. Arm yourself if anyone comes down
    3. Persevere and hope they let you go
    4. Make as much noise so someone can hear you
  4. You’re walking home at night and see a mysterious figure waiting for you by a street lamp. They seem creepy, so:
    1. You power through it and walk past them
    2. You cross the street 
    3. You begin walking back 
    4. You pretend to be on the phone with someone
  5. You are home alone and find the back door open. You:
    1. Run out of the house
    2. Lock it. It’s probably nothing
    3. Lure out the intruder 
    4. Have someone over to be the first victim
  6. What’s the scariest thing in UC Berkeley?
    1. The vegans that protest
    2. Rich students that pretend to be poor
    3. A GPA below 3.0
    4. On-campus housing 
  7.   
    1. You are the “final girl.” Regardless of gender, you are the character at the end of the film that outlives everyone! This is either because you have insane wit and survival skills, or you were lucky enough to stay alive. Good luck surviving during the vast amount of sequels in the rest of this franchise!
    2. You became the first victim. Unfortunately, you didn’t last that long and became the first one with the missing person poster or the body the police found first. At least you’ll have the title of being a trendsetter beyond the grave.
    3. You were killed off screen. You were killed this way because the film had a limited budget, or you were essential to the backstory of the killer. It might not be seen by the audience, but you made your mark anyway.
    4. You made it — until you did something stupid. Horror movie characters are notorious for making irrational, dumb decisions. You might have gone down a basement alone without a flashlight or heard a noise downstairs and followed it. It’s not the ideal way to die, but it sure is something!

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Nicholas Clark is a deputy blog editor. Contact him at [email protected].
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JULY 21, 2022


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