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In episode 2 they claim to be starving

posted by Mr._Wok on - last edited - Viewed by 498 users

but in the freezer Kenny states that Larry is 6'4" and 300 pounds. My boss is 6'6", 235 and he's solid muscle. Larry would need approximately 3500 calories per day to maintain that weight at his age and height according to the "Basal Metabolic Rate" calculator. How can they be starving when Larry is consuming 3000+ calories all by himself or is that the reason why they are starving?

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  • Perhaps he's not maintaining his weight or they only recently ran out of food. You could get pretty hungry in a week.

    Also worth not over thinking comic book based fiction too much or the fact the dead have come back to life and walk around will cause real questions.

  • But I think they found or got into a grocery store thanks to Mark. So they were eating pretty good (I would assume) up until recently

  • Processed food has lots of calories and as cheshire cat pointed out they only recently ran out of food that Mark made available when he opened the door to the commisary to Lee's group.

    I think they only recently began rationing and living off the land. What's the formula, 1 pound of fat is 3500 calories. Larry can go a long time before showing signs of weight loss. That's one advantage of being "husky" in a ZA...lots of fuel reserves.

  • It's also possible Kenny was exaggerating his weight in order to help his case. Or maybe he knew that Larry had weighed 300 pounds at one point but in the heat of the moment wasn't taking into consideration the amount of weight he must have lost by then.

  • @thesporkman said: It's also possible Kenny was exaggerating his weight in order to help his case. Or maybe he knew that Larry had weighed 300 pounds at one point but in the heat of the moment wasn't taking into consideration the amount of weight he must have lost by then.

    True, in a zombie apocalypse would people really be asking around, seeing how much you weigh? He was probably just estimating.

  • Lilly was probably directly favoring Larry and giving him more food than the rest of'em so he maintained his weight with Lilly giving him food regularly.

  • @thesporkman said: It's also possible Kenny was exaggerating his weight in order to help his case.

    I'm glad that someone else said this. I highly doubt that Kenny busted out his digital scale and had Larry hop on.

  • Or they used protein pills from the medical store.

  • @Mr._Wok said: but in the freezer Kenny states that Larry is 6'4" and 300 pounds. My boss is 6'6", 235 and he's solid muscle. Larry would need approximately 3500 calories per day to maintain that weight at his age and height according to the "Basal Metabolic Rate" calculator. How can they be starving when Larry is consuming 3000+ calories all by himself or is that the reason why they are starving?

    it's a game, about zombies, get over the logistics of reality!

  • @jaybreezy said: I'm glad that someone else said this. I highly doubt that Kenny busted out his digital scale and had Larry hop on.

    Haha :D

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