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Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:27 PM

How do you want to die?

Last edited Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:23 PM - Edit history (1)

On the balcony of the Senate, voice raised to the shame.

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Reply How do you want to die? (Original post)
mia Dec 2012 OP
Robb Dec 2012 #1
mia Dec 2012 #5
graham4anything Dec 2012 #2
mia Dec 2012 #7
graham4anything Dec 2012 #14
datasuspect Dec 2012 #3
mia Dec 2012 #8
JI7 Dec 2012 #4
CrispyQ Dec 2012 #6
tjwash Dec 2012 #9
CrispyQ Dec 2012 #16
FrodosPet Dec 2012 #38
graham4anything Dec 2012 #18
Agnosticsherbet Dec 2012 #10
Odin2005 Dec 2012 #11
UncleYoder Dec 2012 #12
RebelOne Dec 2012 #19
DollarBillHines Dec 2012 #13
jberryhill Dec 2012 #15
DollarBillHines Dec 2012 #68
Adenoid_Hynkel Dec 2012 #17
mia Dec 2012 #20
pinboy3niner Dec 2012 #29
safeinOhio Dec 2012 #21
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 #22
mia Dec 2012 #23
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 #40
JaneyVee Dec 2012 #24
mia Dec 2012 #27
H2O Man Dec 2012 #25
Drunken Irishman Dec 2012 #26
graham4anything Dec 2012 #28
ChoppinBroccoli Dec 2012 #46
datasuspect Dec 2012 #56
BlueJazz Dec 2012 #30
WooWooWoo Dec 2012 #31
Badger1 Dec 2012 #32
Speck Tater Dec 2012 #33
Chemisse Dec 2012 #34
Ruby the Liberal Dec 2012 #50
fadedrose Dec 2012 #64
DavidDvorkin Dec 2012 #35
Brigid Dec 2012 #36
cherokeeprogressive Dec 2012 #37
pinboy3niner Dec 2012 #39
arely staircase Dec 2012 #41
TheProgressive Dec 2012 #42
Scootaloo Dec 2012 #43
A HERETIC I AM Dec 2012 #44
polly7 Dec 2012 #48
ChoppinBroccoli Dec 2012 #45
A HERETIC I AM Dec 2012 #47
MADem Dec 2012 #54
In_The_Wind Dec 2012 #49
iiibbb Dec 2012 #51
MADem Dec 2012 #52
Ian David Dec 2012 #53
tradecenter Dec 2012 #55
Honeycombe8 Dec 2012 #57
fadedrose Dec 2012 #65
Siwsan Dec 2012 #58
AldoLeopold Dec 2012 #59
1-Old-Man Dec 2012 #60
babydollhead Dec 2012 #66
Buns_of_Fire Dec 2012 #61
fadedrose Dec 2012 #62
slackmaster Dec 2012 #63
Zorra Dec 2012 #67

Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:30 PM

1. I'll tell Mother you died for your country, I guess.

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Response to Robb (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:35 PM

5. Robb....

thank you.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:32 PM

2. Not sitting in a movie theatre by some NRA nut with a gun abusing my constut. right to free assembly

 

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #2)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:37 PM

7. The times we live in

would never have been believed in
a year ago.

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Response to mia (Reply #7)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:43 PM

14. which is why we need things now that we did not necessarily know in 2001-2008.

 

(see my other).

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:32 PM

3. i die in glorious service to people's ideals and work

 

we march into doom with banners playing, we crush badmen like stalin!

strong like bull!

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Response to datasuspect (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:39 PM

8. March on!

Best wishes for you!

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:35 PM

4. old and loved

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:36 PM

6. On our feet.

"It's better to die upon your feet than to live upon your knees!"
~ Emiliano Zapata

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Response to CrispyQ (Reply #6)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:40 PM

9. He got it backwards...

... It's better to live on your feet than to die on your knees.

--Joseph Heller

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Response to tjwash (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:45 PM

16. Same difference.

When you die on your feet, you have lived on your feet.

They are saying the same thing: don't live/die on your knees.

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Response to CrispyQ (Reply #16)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:30 PM

38. Ummm...no it really isn't

Big difference.

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Response to CrispyQ (Reply #6)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:49 PM

18. It's better to live than make a point and be dead

 

Live to fight another day

The revolution was won in 2008.PEACEFULLY
Get over it.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:40 PM

10. The best you can hope for is to die in your sleep....

The Gambler

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:40 PM

11. Meh, I plan on living forever!

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:41 PM

12. In my sleep,

Not screaming in terror like my friends in the back seat.

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Response to UncleYoder (Reply #12)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:52 PM

19. Ditto. n/t

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:42 PM

13. At the hand of a jealous husband

when I am 80 years old.

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Response to DollarBillHines (Reply #13)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:45 PM

15. Oh, I like that

You just gave me a new direction in life!

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #15)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 05:45 PM

68. Glad to be of assistance.

Let's hobble over to Steiners , check out the babes.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:48 PM

17. like this:

best death scene ever:

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Reply #17)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:55 PM

20. !!!

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Reply #17)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:35 PM

29. Death by the Trojan Marching Band playing 'Louie Louie'

Yep, that's the way I always picured it.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 09:59 PM

21. I'd be happy to just

wake up dead one morning.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:02 PM

22. I always thought I would die in the trenches.

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I was in school with one direction, to be a war corespondent. But I met a (don't tell him I called him ex) ex Marine and fell hard. My Mentor took me aside when he saw I had major feeling for Dave. He let me in on the lowdown. He said he though I could be one of the best. That I had to think hard about what I wanted. Many a divorce has happen due to the career. That my man was a marine so he knew what I was heading into and that it would be very rough on him. Three ways this could go. I could go ahead and try for both, but that could be a long shot. I could stay with the eye on the prize and let Dave find someone else, or change my path a little into a more domestic path and marry Dave.

I thought it over for a week, then... well here I am with Dave and not overseas.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #22)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:11 PM

23. Loved your story, Lady Freedom.

Here's to your choices!

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Response to mia (Reply #23)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:38 PM

40. The wild part is that in the past 10 years with...

Dave, I have seen more action and adventure than any would dream!

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:16 PM

24. Of old age at 115 years old.

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Response to JaneyVee (Reply #24)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:19 PM

27. Yes...

115 and beyond.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:18 PM

25. I'm not afraid of dying;

however, I hope that I'm not there when it happens. (stolen from Woody Allen)

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:18 PM

26. In my sleep after a long life.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:21 PM

28. There was a line in Get Smart

 

Max was about to die and the KAOS villan asked him any last requests

he said deadpan

yes, to die of old age

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #28)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 01:15 AM

46. That's A Three Stooges Rip-Off

There's a Three Stooges episode where some dictator tells them they get to choose how they want to die. Larry says, "That's easy!" The others say, "It is?" And Larry says, "Sure! Old age!"

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Response to ChoppinBroccoli (Reply #46)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:05 AM

56. "musclebound porcupine"

 

moe called larry that once.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:36 PM

30. On the balcony of the Senate, voice raised to the shame...with a Large Chocolate Shake in my hand...

...and huge fans blowing my hair back like Charlton Heston in "The Ten Commandments"
...and the Shuttle just rising off the launch pad heading for Mars.
...and thousands of adoring people holding candles to signify their worship of me.
...while the New York Symphonic Orchestra plays the 1812 Overture.
...and the Air Force sends 15 Jets overhead
...While watching the Super Bowl on a 100' X 100' screen.

I guess that will do..

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:37 PM

31. kicking and screaming, yelling "don't pull the plug, don't pull the plug" - just like grandpa

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 10:45 PM

32. At the ripe old age

of 85-90 and shot to death in bed by a 20 year old jealous husband.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:02 PM

33. Peacefully, having done everything I came here to do. nt

 

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:03 PM

34. In a peaceful (or very quick) way, when I am still young enough to fully function.

You-all can keep the long lives. I don't want to spend any time as a helpless invalid or without my memories and faculties.

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Response to Chemisse (Reply #34)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 09:42 AM

50. I'm with you.

I fear being old and incapacitated (mentally or physically) more than death.

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Response to Ruby the Liberal (Reply #50)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:44 AM

64. You mean like the Senators? nt

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:09 PM

35. Never.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:17 PM

36. After having done something . . .

that will have Rush Limbaugh, Fox Noise, and the denizens of freeperville all saying nasty things about me.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:24 PM

37. Meteorite.

Yup.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:34 PM

39. With my heart lying peaceful and calm when I'm laid to my rest

(A line from Man of la Mancha.)

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:45 PM

41. like this

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 11:48 PM

42. If you are lucky- in your sleep when you are really really old...

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 12:55 AM

43. I've always wanted to live to be 120

So I could have set my feet in three different centuries.

After that, I could care less, so long as my meat goes to a good cause; I'm not using it anymore, maybe some crows are hungry or something.

More likely I'll starve to death in the middle of the 21st century along with ~40% of humanity. Bad shit happens when our oil 1) runs out and 2) has turned our climate back to the Eocene.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 12:59 AM

44. Like my father did, quietly, with a smile on his face....

Not screaming in terror like the other people in his car.


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Response to A HERETIC I AM (Reply #44)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 09:22 AM

48. LOL! nt.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 01:13 AM

45. Of Exhaustion At Age 95 After Bedding My 19-Year-Old Swedish Supermodel Wife

Is there any other way to go?

Or as the old joke says: I hope I die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather did, not screaming in terror like the passengers in his car.

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Response to ChoppinBroccoli (Reply #45)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 09:03 AM

47. See above. n/t

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Response to ChoppinBroccoli (Reply #45)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 09:53 AM

54. Nelson Rockefeller would agree with you....

Though I don't think Megan Marshack would recommend the experience.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megan_Marshack

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 09:25 AM

49. I was mistaken when I thought I would die young.

Too late.
Now I want to die warm, well fed in my own bed at home.
I hate having to choose between buying prescription drugs that will improve my quality of life
and feeding my family.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 09:43 AM

51. Drowning in chcolate pudding

 

NT

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 09:49 AM

52. Right after my 200th birthday party, perhaps?

I want to live forever! Or at least until it stops being fun...

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 09:52 AM

53. Here's how I want to go. (NSFW)

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:03 AM

55. I want to die at a ripe old age

 

with my children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at my side.
Or I want to go out suddenly without knowing what happened.
Either way, in the end, it just doesn't matter, dead is dead.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:07 AM

57. Either drop dead from fatal heart attack that doesn't last long...or in my sleep...

WHILE my house is freshly cleaned up!

How embarrassing it would be...Aunt Honeycombe passed away last night in her sleep...apparently she hadn't done her laundry in over a month and she must not have been able to use teh vacuum cleaner any more.

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #57)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:50 AM

65. Is embarrassment a feeling death people experience?

Thought for once I'd have peace and all I need to worry about is going to hell. How very depressing.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:14 AM

58. With my mind and body going at the same time

I don't know which would be harder - to be physically healthy but mentally gone, or still totally cognizant but with a body that has given out. Right now I'm overseeing two family members - one in each category - and I hope and pray I don't become either.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:18 AM

59. There's only one proper way to die

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:23 AM

60. I will die of cancer, sometime in the next year or so.

I have cancer in both my lungs and liver. My first Chemo treatments had no effect on the growing tumors, the effectiveness of the chemo treatment I'm doing now hasn't been check yet, that will come next week. Either way I am not fooling myself about how this is going to work out. The doctors may arrest its advancement for now, or maybe not, but one day soon it will be back. And then that will be the end of me. It will not be the end of the world though.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Reply #60)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 11:48 AM

66. may you live while you are alive

i wish you peace and whatever else you desire in your secret heart to have happen while you are still here.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:29 AM

61. Snu-snu

...in the balcony of the Senate, of course.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:41 AM

62. Really? And not the House? nt

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:42 AM

63. After crushing my enemies, putting them before me, and hearing the lamentations of their women.

 

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Response to mia (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 11:59 AM

67. I don't. Being alive is waaaay too much fun, so I'll just have to pass on that dying thing. nt

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