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We speak only good things about people who have passed away

Jeff7

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Jan 4, 2001
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You kiss up in the hopes that their zombies don't come to kill you.
 

compuwiz1

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Oct 9, 1999
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That is a great question.

We learn to take everything for granted, until it's gone. Then we regret. That is one of life's greatest lessons.

Never walk out a door without telling those you love, that you love them. You may not get another chance to do this.
 

SagaLore

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Dec 18, 2001
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I would like a silent funeral. Don't say mushy stuff about me. Let me rest in peace and quiet.
 

Trell

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I think it would be a better idea to speak truthfully about the deceased. Lay it all out on the line, the good, the bad, the happy, the sad. We need a "Speaker for the Dead" as Orson Scott Card wrote... .
 

Rock Hydra

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I don't think it's the situation with all people.
I don't speak good things about Hitler.
 

Legendary

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If you want to see a fantastic realization of the exact opposite, check out The Sopranos Season 3, Episode 2 "Proshai, Livushka" for one of the funniest remembrances of a person ever.
Of course, you'll have to make it through the first 2 seasons to really appreciate it, but honestly, I couldn't stop laughing, and just thinking about it is making me chuckle a bit.
 

Ika

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Mar 22, 2006
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I wonder if anyone ever thinks that no one will say good things about them at their funeral.

Probably.
 

Rogodin2

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That's why there shouldn't be funerals. The metaphysical element is usually antipodal to what the life was.

Rogo
 

Yossarian

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Originally posted by: Rock Hydra
I don't think it's the situation with all people.
I don't speak good things about Hitler.
he was good at mustache grooming from what I hear.
 

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