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Cremation Or Burial?  
User currently offlineAA787823 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1268 times:

I know kind of morbid, but when you pass on, do you plan to be cremated or burried?

As for me, throw me in the oven...save some $$$ throw a party.

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User currently offlineCastleIsland From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1259 times:

Definately cremation. Unlike IAH777, I have no use for a dead body.  Wink

User currently offlineJamesbuk From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 3968 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1257 times:

Quoting CastleIsland (Reply 1):

 rotfl   rotfl 

To be honest I couldnt really care, If they wanted they could throw my body off a cliff, but i think i would prefer a cremation. I dont want to be cold underground, I'd rather be nice and warm.

Rgds --James--



You cant have your cake and eat it... What the hells the point in having it then!!!
User currently offlineAA787823 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1259 times:

Seriously though, with the cost of a traditional funeral being sky high, I would want to save my family the cost of the final expense. A memorial service is fine with me.

User currently offlineAA787823 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1257 times:

Quoting Jamesbuk (Reply 2):
I'd rather be nice and warm.

Based on the way I lived my life, I dont think that will be a problem for me.


User currently offlineCastleIsland From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1247 times:

Quoting AA787823 (Reply 3):
Seriously though, with the cost of a traditional funeral being sky high, I would want to save my family the cost of the final expense

Absolutely. One thing that has changed recently is that funeral homes no longer have a monopoly on casket sales, so the prices have come way down. Still, if I were to be buried, stuff me in a trash bag, toss me into an unmarked grave, and go buy a bottle of 40-year old single malt.

If someone needs to come to a prescribed place to remember me, they probably didn't know me very well, and they sure as hell didn't understand what I was.


User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1234 times:

Put me on rotisserie and cook me nice and slow. I can be the meal at my own funeral.



Mark


User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 68
Reply 7, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1229 times:

Hell, if there is anything left to burn or bury I've not lived my life to the fullest!

Toast please.

A year or so before my mother died she called me and told me that she wanted to be cremated and her ashes buried in the family plot next to my father. I told her: "That's great mom, that way we can use a posthole digger." She laughed and told me that every one of her children had made the same dumb joke about it. That pleased her very much.

So one beautiful December day we gathered at the family plot at one of the most beautiful little cemetaries in the world and we all said a couple of words about her and a piper played "Going Home" and "Amazing Grace" on the bagpipes and that routine would suit me just fine.



Happiness is not seeing another trite Ste. Maarten photo all week long.
User currently offlineAn-225 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 3950 posts, RR: 40
Reply 8, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1226 times:

Cremation please. I think eventually it'll be the preferred method of final disposal.

Alex.



Money does not bring you happiness. But it's better to cry in your own private limo than on a cold bus stop.
User currently offlineKiwiinOz From New Zealand, joined Oct 2005, 2165 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1218 times:

Of the two options, I prefer cremation. However, I have always thought that being loaded into a cannon and shot into Auckland harbour from Mission Bay would be quite spectacular.

User currently offlineKaddyuk From Wallis and Futuna, joined Nov 2001, 4126 posts, RR: 26
Reply 10, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1184 times:

Quoting SlamClick (Reply 7):
Hell, if there is anything left to burn or bury I've not lived my life to the fullest!

Exactly, i'm hoping there wont be much left of me when I die...

I came into this world kicking, screaming and full of blood, thats how I intend to leave...



Whoever said "laughter is the best medicine" never had Gonorrhea
User currently offlineTedTAce From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1167 times:

Quoting AA787823 (Thread starter):
cremated

I have no illusion that my body taking up recources for future generations is nothing more then a wasteful excersize in vanity run amuck. Besides how else could my remains be spread all over Florida without the pictures ending up on Ogrish?


User currently offlineQFA380 From Australia, joined Jul 2005, 2079 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1158 times:

Cremation, the thought of my body sitting under ground deters me quite abit from burial. I want to be scattered somewhere, from the sky. My son (I sure hope I have a son) can fly up in some little plane and drop my ashes on everyone below.

User currently offlineKaddyuk From Wallis and Futuna, joined Nov 2001, 4126 posts, RR: 26
Reply 13, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1153 times:

Quoting QFA380 (Reply 12):
My son (I sure hope I have a son) can fly up in some little plane and drop my ashes on everyone below.

I freakin hope not... I dont want no dead person ashes possibly falling into my drink... This world has enough litter bugs!  Wink



Whoever said "laughter is the best medicine" never had Gonorrhea
User currently offlineAdopim88 From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 2007 posts, RR: 11
Reply 14, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1153 times:

I don't really have a preference to be honest. If my family wants to cremate me, that's fine. If they don't want to, then that is fine too. Anything works for me. Big grin


Early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
User currently offlineYellowstone From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3071 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1150 times:

I read about this new technology someone came up with where they will immerse bodies in liquid nitrogen until they are frozen solid, then they rap it with a hammer a few times and the body shatters into powder. The idea is that the powder has a lot more nutritive value for the soil than burnt carbon. Also, some other company will now take your ashes and make some of them into a synthetic diamond for you heirs to inherit.

As for me? Cremation, probably.



Hydrogen is an odorless, colorless gas which, given enough time, turns into people.
User currently offlineFlyDeltaJets87 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1149 times:

I'm probably gonna die doing something stupid, where there are no remains left of me to bury or cremate.  wink 

In all seriousness (for the topic):
Hopefully buried at a National Cemetery, such as Arlington.


User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11655 posts, RR: 60
Reply 17, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1141 times:

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 16):
I'm probably gonna die doing something stupid, where there are no remains left of me to bury or cremate.

...there was me thinking I was the only one afraid of doing this silly 

Seriously though, I don't mind how I get disposed of, I mean after all, I am dead, ceased to be *insert Python sketch here* etc...

Dan Smile



...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineThomson735 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2006, 162 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (7 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1138 times:

Cremation, i dont like the idea of Lying under 6ft of soil and roting, with worms crawling in my ears etc

User currently offline57AZ From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 2550 posts, RR: 2
Reply 19, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1103 times:

A lot of my family members who have made their preferences known have stated cremation. My grandfather was cremated as will be my grandmother when she passes. They want their cremains to be scattered together from an airplane over West Texas. My cremains will be scattered along the curve just east of Whiteside Tunnel on the section of the old East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad-now operated by the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. It's a beautiful site and in my ten years working there, some of my friends who have passed had their cremains scattered at that same location.


"When a man runs on railroads over half of his lifetime he is fit for nothing else-and at times he don't know that."
User currently offlineNeilYYZ From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1094 times:

Burial, but I'll make sure that the money is there to do it, and to throw a kick ass party afterwards. But who knows, I'll be dead, so the family could always cremate me if they wanted to, it's not like I'd be able to object.

User currently offlineJamesbuk From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 3968 posts, RR: 4
Reply 21, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1086 times:

Just as a twist on this question, Right say you have a headstone. Doesnt matter if you want to be buried or cremated lets just say you have a headstone. What do you want inscripted on yours?

I want; "Great husband, father, son, Yeh right! Now piss off im trying to rest ere."

You?

Rgds --James--



You cant have your cake and eat it... What the hells the point in having it then!!!
User currently offlineME AVN FAN From Switzerland, joined May 2002, 13920 posts, RR: 25
Reply 22, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1086 times:

Quoting AA787823 (Thread starter):
cremated or burried

- burial definitely
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Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 6):
the meal at my own funeral.

don't you overestimate yourself a bit ?
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User currently offlineHUYguy From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2006, 274 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1077 times:

Cremation. I don't like the fact that when my family dies out or when no-one knows who I am, that my grave will be left to rot and decay with nobody caring for it.

User currently offlineME AVN FAN From Switzerland, joined May 2002, 13920 posts, RR: 25
Reply 24, posted (7 years 9 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1068 times:

Quoting HUYguy (Reply 23):
I don't like the fact that when my family dies out or when no-one knows who I am, that my grave will be left to rot and decay with nobody caring for it.

after the burial, people rot anyway. As you are posting from Britain, I of course understand that your ghost will take offence !
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25 Diesel1 : Having been to a crematorium yesterday for a friend's funeral, what struck me is that they are impersonal places, almost like a production line where
26 Joni : I think I'll also go for the fire, the idea of my dear body rotting slowly in a hole somehow isn't my cup of tea. Point #2 is that burials take up a l
27 ME AVN FAN : - when dead, the body no longer is "dear", and it may have started no longer to be "dear" some while before the end. And for the coffin, you have to
28 Deskflier : I would like to go like the vikings, together with my mount. Make a bonfire with me and my favourite motorcycle in it and set it all alight.
29 Bushpilot : Id like to be stuffed and put on display like Lenin.
30 AsstChiefMark : Fine. Toss me in a garbage dump. That's more fitting. Mark
31 Charger : I want to be put in one of those wall things. Just open the door and slide me in.
32 Jawed : After I die, I want my body to be frozen, and then ingested by a Ge90 Boeing 777 engine. I want to go out with a bang. They can use my body for bird-d
33 TedTAce : That's an awfully big god damned bird!!
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