#1 Posted by russellmania77 (14616 posts) - - Show Bio

In reality is it possible that one big war (war world 3 type) to have enough consequences to whipe out all of life from earth?

#2 Edited by Zijuun (854 posts) - - Show Bio

One good nuclear bomb and that's all you'll need.

#3 Posted by consolemaster001 (4983 posts) - - Show Bio

Not really

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#4 Posted by WarBlade539 (4500 posts) - - Show Bio

A full-scale one...maybe.

#5 Posted by Pokeysteve (8104 posts) - - Show Bio

Probably not. You'll always have countries like Sweeden and Switzerland that stay out of everyone's $h!t and thus won't be attacked. Most likely. Then you have Australia way the hell over there not bothering anyone. They survive on a daily basis with the worlds deadliest snakes, sea life and spider so I'm not even convinced a nuke would kill them.

#6 Posted by Crom-Cruach (8741 posts) - - Show Bio

biological weapons a go!

#7 Posted by Zijuun (854 posts) - - Show Bio

A full-scale one...maybe.

Yeah, this is the one I'm talking about. A full-scale war should be enough to wipe-out mankind.

#8 Posted by silkyballfro94 (1560 posts) - - Show Bio

Don't think so, unless some crazy psycho strategically launched their nukes at every corner of the world. Then again there only a select few with enough nukes that could do something like that.

#9 Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse (6154 posts) - - Show Bio

Incredibly, gigantically, monumentally, improbable...but not exactly impossible.

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#10 Posted by danhimself (22305 posts) - - Show Bio

Probably not. You'll always have countries like Sweeden and Switzerland that stay out of everyone's $h!t and thus won't be attacked. Most likely. Then you have Australia way the hell over there not bothering anyone. They survive on a daily basis with the worlds deadliest snakes, sea life and spider so I'm not even convinced a nuke would kill them.

even if they do stay out of it they'd still be affected....they still import food and other essential products from other countries....think about what happened in Kingdom Come....America's bread basket was wiped out and it affected the entire world

#11 Posted by i_like_swords (13288 posts) - - Show Bio

If for some reason all the countries in the world decided it'd be a good idea to use every nuclear weapon they have, then yes, the entire earth would be destroyed. In reality that would never happen, because not one country, nevermind all of them, would use that much power.

#12 Posted by JediXMan (29672 posts) - - Show Bio

I think life will continue to exist. Whether civilization as we know it will exist, that is another story.

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#13 Posted by _Zombie_ (10323 posts) - - Show Bio

If it goes on long enough, then most likely yeah.

@zijuun said:

One good nuclear bomb and that's all you'll need.

Nah. A nuke can destroy a few cities on its own, not 7 billion people.

#14 Edited by PrinceAragorn1 (16131 posts) - - Show Bio

It is probable. Though the probability of such a war is small..

#15 Posted by BallPointHero (134 posts) - - Show Bio

Nobody will bother to kill the small-fry island countries. So humanity will survive.

#16 Posted by ColonelRunAway (369 posts) - - Show Bio

As I understand it, it would only take around 50-100 strategic nuclear detonations to make the Earth uninhabitable due to nuclear winter, sterilization, ect. There are currently around 4,000 active nuclear warheads over the world, with another 13,000 inactive ones on standby.

For the time being, the situation has cooled enough that most countries would hesitate to even fire a nuke in retaliation. But if by some extreme stupidity or bad luck, one nation were to force another into that corner, it could all be over.

#17 Edited by Deadite (21190 posts) - - Show Bio

I would assume if the entire planet becomes a war zone most people would secretly want to be wipe out.

#18 Posted by Pokeysteve (8104 posts) - - Show Bio

@pokeysteve said:

Probably not. You'll always have countries like Sweeden and Switzerland that stay out of everyone's $h!t and thus won't be attacked. Most likely. Then you have Australia way the hell over there not bothering anyone. They survive on a daily basis with the worlds deadliest snakes, sea life and spider so I'm not even convinced a nuke would kill them.

even if they do stay out of it they'd still be affected....they still import food and other essential products from other countries....think about what happened in Kingdom Come....America's bread basket was wiped out and it affected the entire world

True but it won't kill them.

#19 Edited by Immortal777 (6974 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think so.

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#20 Posted by Squares (4957 posts) - - Show Bio

@zijuun said:

One good nuclear bomb and that's all you'll need.

Yep.

#21 Posted by Lady_Grimm (1506 posts) - - Show Bio

Of course. No debate about it

#22 Posted by Edamame (27991 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, yes. The Cuban Missile Crisis.

#23 Posted by mrdecepticonleader (17605 posts) - - Show Bio

All life on earth? Hmm

#24 Edited by YourNeighborhoodComicGeek (19951 posts) - - Show Bio

@_zombie_ said:

If it goes on long enough, then most likely yeah.

@zijuun said:

One good nuclear bomb and that's all you'll need.

Nah. A nuke can destroy a few cities on its own, not 7 billion people.

You could nuke a place with another nuke, and send off a chain reaction.

#25 Posted by CheeseSticks (2392 posts) - - Show Bio

@_zombie_ said:

If it goes on long enough, then most likely yeah.

@zijuun said:

One good nuclear bomb and that's all you'll need.

Nah. A nuke can destroy a few cities on its own, not 7 billion people.

You could nuke a place with another nuke, and send off a chain reaction.

It won't kill at the impact, but the radiation will do their job and kill everyone else.

#26 Posted by NorrinBoltagonPrime21 (5528 posts) - - Show Bio

I think we should test this theory to find out.

#27 Edited by russellmania77 (14616 posts) - - Show Bio
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#29 Posted by Zijuun (854 posts) - - Show Bio

@yourneighborhoodcomicgeek said:

@_zombie_ said:

If it goes on long enough, then most likely yeah.

@zijuun said:

One good nuclear bomb and that's all you'll need.

Nah. A nuke can destroy a few cities on its own, not 7 billion people.

You could nuke a place with another nuke, and send off a chain reaction.

It won't kill at the impact, but the radiation will do their job and kill everyone else.

Exactly.

Plus when one country releases one, who's to say the other countries won't. >.>

#31 Posted by Xwraith (15618 posts) - - Show Bio

@zijuun said:

Exactly.

Plus when one country releases one, who's to say the other countries won't. >.>

Nuclear warfare is a strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

#32 Posted by Z3RO180 (6334 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know but when I survive the the war and find out there will be no more comics then the world will fear me for I will be its new lord because I will never know what happend at the end the title that I was reading.

#33 Posted by Zijuun (854 posts) - - Show Bio

@xwraith said:

@zijuun said:

Exactly.

Plus when one country releases one, who's to say the other countries won't. >.>

Nuclear warfare is a strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

Yeah, until you get incinerated in a flash.

#34 Posted by Yokergeist (12355 posts) - - Show Bio

With atomic bombs, yes.

#35 Posted by Xwraith (15618 posts) - - Show Bio

@zijuun said:

@xwraith said:

@zijuun said:

Exactly.

Plus when one country releases one, who's to say the other countries won't. >.>

Nuclear warfare is a strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

Yeah, until you get incinerated in a flash.

You apparently haven't seen the movie WarGames.

#36 Posted by Racob7 (5411 posts) - - Show Bio