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Kicking the bucket

  1. Jul 16, 2006 #1

    wolram

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    Or meeting your maker, how do you want to go? in bed knowing, of a sudden, in your sleep, how ever.
     
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    I want to die in my sleep.......just wake up dead one morning.
     
  4. Jul 16, 2006 #3
    As long as it's not in a fire I don't care, dying is some sort of fiery car crash pinned inside unable to move while the flames creep up at you...yeah that's pretty much the worst way to go in my opinion.
     
  5. Jul 16, 2006 #4

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    interesting condition :smile:

    No matter how I'll go, I hope the last thoughts won't be clouded by fears.

    I'd like to end my life in a calm way...preferably with a smile on my face. :smile:

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    nazzard
     
  6. Jul 16, 2006 #5

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    Perhaps watching a sunset or out in the wilderness somewhere, but certainly not in hospital or in bed. :cool:
     
  7. Jul 16, 2006 #6
    I have been dead for so long that I forgot how I actually died. :tongue:
     
  8. Jul 16, 2006 #7

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    To quote Lance Armstrong;
    Perhaps not a American flag for me, more of St. George's cross.
     
  9. Jul 16, 2006 #8

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    Hospital would be the worst place, i like your idea Astro, trouble is there is not much wilderness in the UK :grumpy:
     
  10. Jul 16, 2006 #9
    Anything quick and effective, preferably with a bit of flare and originallity.
     
  11. Jul 16, 2006 #10

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    So if any of you knew the end was nigh, would you want to engineer the way you go?
     
  12. Jul 16, 2006 #11
    I would like to die saving the world or possibly a contry or any bundle of a large amount of people.
     
  13. Jul 16, 2006 #12

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    I would like to die in the middle of doing something else, for example when making coffee.
     
  14. Jul 16, 2006 #13

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    I neither want nor intend to go at all. If it's unavoidable, however, being shot by a jealous husband somewhere in excess of 100 years of age would be acceptable.
     
  15. Jul 16, 2006 #14

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    Why must the husband be over 100 years old??
     
  16. Jul 16, 2006 #15

    wolram

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    Because the wife must be about a 100 years old for Danger to pull. :smile:
     
  17. Jul 16, 2006 #16

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    Why would he trade sheep for a..wrinkle-heap??
     
  18. Jul 16, 2006 #17

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    In the kitchen is preferable to the bed. :biggrin:

    Actually, I thought about making my own pyre, since I'd prefer to be cremated, without a big tadoo.

    On the other hand, I like Evo's suggestion sometime in the past about vultures. Dying on a cliff watching a sunsent in a place like Yosemite or the Grand Canyon would be nice - and then let the vultures clean up the next day. My kids however have a problem with that.
     
  19. Jul 16, 2006 #18

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    I can only guess that as the years add up he would find sheep difficult to catch.
     
  20. Jul 16, 2006 #19

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    Well i sure do not want to be burned up or eaten by mangy birds, may be find some very cold place, build a nice fire, have a last bacon buttie, then watch the stars.
     
  21. Jul 16, 2006 #20

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    It would be OK to die while doing something I love - fishing, hunting, riding my motorcyle (as long as I don't have a passenger!). I have often told my wife that if I die in the woods somewhere, just leave me. I've eaten enough animals all my life, and when I go, I want to pay my debt to the food chain.
     
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