Poll: What's the Worst Possible Experience You Could Have in the Snow
Well, it's Winter and it's snowing. That's great, right? I mean, what's the worst thing that could happen? You can see the board here.
Poll by: john-hitchcock
Created Jan 10 2014
Arctic Blast (2010)
Some extremely implausible science has resulted in a massive burst of cold air that is slowly covering the Earth in ice.
A Christmas Story (1983)
Before class, you get into an argument over what would happen should you stick your tongue to a frozen flag pole, engaging in a delicate nuance of phrase during which you are dared to stick your tongue to the pole. Upon the dreaded triple-dog-dare, you put your tongue to the pole to find it stuck tight. You start screaming but your friend runs into school as the bell rings. Credit Horn-5
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
A Wicked Witch seizes power and ensures that Winter lasts forever, without Christmas.
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
On the way home, you are kidnapped by a Red Partisan unit and drafted. In the dead of winter, you wander away from the Red Guard Unit, deserting. You make your way back home, discovering that your family has left Varykino for Moscow. You go to the only other place you know, your girl friend's small apartment, starving and nearly dead. Credit Dan_Dossow
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Your decision to build your underground hideout on a planet made of snow and ice backfired once the authorities found it. They have a massive pile of guns and giant walkers and they're willing to do whatever is necessary to get to you.
You're caught up in multiple homicides and a botched kidnapping job that could very well result in you being shot, tossed into a wood chipper, or arrested.
An unfortunate series of misunderstandings has resulted in you being trapped on a chairlift... at closing time... on a Friday... and and the mountain closes on weekends.
The Grey (2011)
Your plane crashed in the middle of the wilderness. Only you and a few other guys survived, and have to find some way back to civilization before you either freeze to death, get devoured by a pack of wolves, or fall victim to some other unforeseen problem.
Ice Station Zebra (1968)
You were given a job to go investigate a mysterious threat posed towards the men at a research station at the North Pole. That seemed simple enough until you had deal with secrecy and a saboteur.
The Widowmaker (2002)
After some tests in the Arctic, there is a serious malfunction on your new submarine, you're in freezing cold waters, if you don't do anything there's a risk the submarine will explode and detonate a number of armed nuclear warheads, and the only shot at fixing the problem requires multiple people to endure massive radiation poisoning.
The Savage Innocents (1960)
If your buddy is unlucky enough encounter overflow in the arctic ice and falls into the open water, don't attempt to pull him out, he's beyond help, and the only way not to lose your wet hands to frost bite is to slit open one of your sled dogs and shove your hands inside to keep warm... oh yes, and when the mother in law gets old and frail, just leave her out on an ice floe for nature to take its course... Credit cocoken
The Shining (1980)
You're literally snowed into an isolated hotel with weird supernatural things going on and one of your few companions is starting to show signs that he's not quite all there.
You're in the army and assigned to the front lines during one of the worst recorded winters in Russia's history, and of course the enemy has the upper hand, with most of your comrades either being mercilessly slaughtered or freezing to death.
Storm of the Century (1999)
There's a massive snow storm coming in, and a suspicious stranger wandering around town.
The Thing (1982)
"We're a thousand miles from nowhere, man. And it's gonna get a hell of a lot worse before it gets any better!" You're surrounded by an endless wasteland of snow. The only remotely habitable place is a small isolated outpost, and it just so happens that some of your buddies may actually be perfect imitations created by a shape shifting alien.
The Thing from Another World (1951)
You're trapped in a research base in the middle of the Arctic and there's a dangerous alien who has accidentally been thawed out of a block of ice and is now running around trying to consume your blood. Also one of your colleagues is only making the situation worse by trying to prevent any efforts to destroy said alien.
30 Days of Night (2007)
It's Winter in Alaska, which means there's going to be an extended period of darkness. That's not so bad... until a group of vampires decide to take advantage of the lack of sunlight.
40,000 years ago, you are frozen deep within an Arctic glacier. A team of explorers find you and bring you back to life by a miracle of science. Now medical science wants to exploit you in the name of research. Credit dan_dassow
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
You had to crash a plane into a glacier to stop the bad guys from winning. You are eventually revived after your frozen body is thawed... only to find 70 years have passed and everyone you have ever known is dead.
A very, very mad killer whale, lures you and your companions to an ice field for a final confrontation... on HIS terms. Credit horn-5
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