So You're Laying On Your Death Bed ...

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... What single peice of advice would you impart to
your loved-ones (etc.) about being successful at the great game of Life?

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  • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
    beath bed or worth bed?
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  • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
    Work less. Love more. And Claude sucks.
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    • Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

      Work less. Love more. And Claude sucks.
      Work less, love more, and Dan Riffle is the one that killed me. Here is a video explaining it all..and here is the murder weapon with his finger prints on it.




      But really, would we give advice when we think we are going to die very soon? I wouldn't. I'd make sure my wife knew where all the insurance policies were, how to liquidate my business, and make her promise not to tell any relatives that she's got money.

      I'd make her promise that there wouldn't be a service or burial.

      And then I'd ask to be alone. Watching a loved one die is a terrible experience, I'd try to save her from.
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      • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post


        And then I'd ask to be alone. Watching a loved one die is a terrible experience, I'd try to save her from.
        I am sure that the Soylent Corporation has an outlet closeby.

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        • Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

          I am sure that the Soylent Corporation has an outlet closeby.

          Actually, I thought the part where the old man was watching a movie of beautiful nature (in a dystopian world)...waiting to die..was a beautiful scene. That wouldn't be a bad way to go.

          listening to great music (whatever that means to you)...watching nature scenes....and just drifting off to sleep. That sounds pretty good to me.
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          • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
            Thanks Claude: Some interesting thoughts. : ) Yeah, that wouldn't be a bad way to go.

            For any People who are afraid of "death" (like I used to be) ... This sentiment from Steve Pavlina ("Personal Development For Smart People") really helped me:

            "Share your love with the World."
            https://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/20...w-to-be-a-man/

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          • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
            Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

            Actually, I thought the part where the old man was watching a movie of beautiful nature (in a dystopian world)...waiting to die..was a beautiful scene. That wouldn't be a bad way to go.

            listening to great music (whatever that means to you)...watching nature scenes....and just drifting off to sleep. That sounds pretty good to me.
            Watching Circumference Of Doom and hoping to die as quickly as possible goes hand in hand.

            Your movie might just alleviate hours of suffering.

            Listening to music..you might go out on a good note
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      • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        Work less, love more, and Dan Riffle is the one that killed me. Here is a video explaining it all..and here is the murder weapon with his finger prints on it.




        But really, would we give advice when we think we are going to die very soon? I wouldn't. I'd make sure my wife knew where all the insurance policies were, how to liquidate my business, and make her promise not to tell any relatives that she's got money.

        I'd make her promise that there wouldn't be a service or burial.

        And then I'd ask to be alone. Watching a loved one die is a terrible experience, I'd try to save her from.
        "Work less, love more, and Dan Riffle is the one that killed me. Here is a video explaining it all..and here is the murder weapon with his finger prints on it."

        The police would realize that you could not make a video about how exactly you were killed when lying, incapacitated , close to death on a bed.

        Even so, you managed to look like death in your You-Tube vids
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        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        And then I'd ask to be alone.
        I doubt you have to worry.
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    I would get out of my death bed, and find another bed!

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    Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

    ... What single peice of advice would you impart to your loved-ones (etc.) about being successful at the great game of Life?
    Might want to fix the title

    Here is the answer don't wait until it is almost to late to let people know important stuff

    Success is a long term process not some bit of wisdom you can impart in a few hours
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

      Might want to fix the title
      Thanks Odahh: Just fixed it. Cheers. : )
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      By the way, although it's something I've mentioned before, mine would be this advice:

      "Every adversity every failure and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit."―Napoleon Hill, Think And Grow Rich
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      • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
        Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

        "Every adversity every failure and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit."―Napoleon Hill, Think And Grow Rich

        "Every adversity every failure and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit."

        A seed that is never planted, watered, fertilized or given access to the sun, is nothing more than bird food and benefits no one.
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        • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
          Originally Posted by OptedIn View Post

          A seed that is never planted, watered, fertilized or given access to the sun, is nothing more than bird food and benefits no one.
          To a point I agree. However on the flip side, when People plant that seed -- and be open to learning -- and keep learning ... Amazing things will happen.

          You can disagree with that if you like ― and you can post anything you like -- however for me it's the most important thing I have learned.
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          • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
            Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

            it's the most important thing I have learned.

            That explains a lot. :-)
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            • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
              Originally Posted by OptedIn View Post

              That explains a lot. :-)
              Lol. Exactly.
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Steve jobs said, "Wow" on his death bed, before passing away, and the bright light thing, that l won't go into here.

    Similar thing with one of the Beatles, but he didn't say wow.

    He probably said, "let it be"?

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  • Profile picture of the author spartan14
    My advice would be start working so hard as you dont have air to bring your dream to life .Stop wasting time on tv shows ,games etc .Start and make this dream a reality
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    Find someone with the same mindset as your mother and put a ring on it.



    and for my foes... duck!
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    • Profile picture of the author Odahh
      Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

      Find someone with the same mindset as your mother and put a ring on it.



      and for my foes... duck!
      My mom was a 5 foot tall pure breed Irish redhead . And my parents argued most of the day every day they where together . Plus she had real bad hearing loss and by the 7 time repeating g something loud enough so she could hear it . She would get angry you where yelling at her .

      Just could never win haha and compliants about her food got a response of I've been cooking 60 years and haven't killed any of you yet.

      I run if a woman is anything like my mother haha
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  • You guys are so mean to one anothah!

    What if there be a GLUT on DEATH an' you all slung in the same bed?

    Would your vicious personal attacks continue ... or would you groop hug as your tongues flailed myootyool death rattles into the air?

    An' where is Whatto anyhow?

    He standin' by in a nurse outfit, poised to administer rejuvenatin' Roo hormones as a speedy absorb shot gonna pull evrywan back from the brink?

    Tellya, if I in this nightmare scenario evah, prolly I would wanna be preparin' for the Reaper next to Claude & Rifflepops.

    I would rise up from between their combative death spasms like a meerkat pokin' its head outta a desert hideyhole.

    An' I would scream, "hormones on Moi, Whatto!" an' prepare for the pump action squirt gun of renooed vigor like I the nemesis of all epitaph.
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    • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
      Originally Posted by Princess Balestra View Post

      Would your vicious personal attacks continue
      Most certainly.
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    • Originally Posted by Princess Balestra View Post

      You guys are so mean to one anothah!

      What if there be a GLUT on DEATH an' you all slung in the same bed?
      .
      Been there. Done that. Riffle steals the covers. And he snores....but...he's a gentle lover. Very giving. Like a little hamster.

      Originally Posted by Princess Balestra View Post

      Would your vicious personal attacks continue ....
      Bet on it. When I go, I want my last conscious breath..to be a laugh.
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      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        Been there. Done that. Riffle steals the covers. And he snores....but...he's a gentle lover. Very giving. Like a little hamster.
        See I knew it was just sexual tension this whole time.
        (Heh)
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        • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
          Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

          See I knew it was just sexual tension this whole time.
          (Heh)
          It's not about the tension, Jonathan. It's about the release.
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          • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
            Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

            It's not about the tension, Jonathan. It's about the release.
            (Lol) Well that's nice. However that's something private between you and (your Lover) Claude.
            : P
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          • Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

            It's not about the tension, Jonathan. It's about the release.
            "Hamster Sex Education"
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            • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
              Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

              "Hamster Sex Education"
              Little known fact: Hamsters make excellent marmalade, and you can grow flowers in it.

              "Tulips From Hamster Jam"
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      • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        Been there. Done that. Riffle steals the covers. And he snores....but...he's a gentle lover. Very giving. Like a little hamster.



        Bet on it. When I go, I want my last conscious breath..to be a laugh.
        "Been there. Done that. Riffle steals the covers. And he snores....but...he's a gentle lover. Very giving. Like a little hamster"

        You should lock that drawer at night.
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    Haha vicious personal attacks .. ever see woman talk about their freaks inds and other woman when they are not around now that is visious.

    Haha
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Originally Posted by lanfear63 View Post

    Watching Circumference Of Doom and hoping to die as quickly as possible goes hand in hand.

    Your movie might just alleviate hours of suffering.

    Listening to music..you might go out on a good note
    I thought that was what "Avengers - Infinity War" was for?

    Originally Posted by Princess Balestra View Post

    You guys are so mean to one anothah!

    What if there be a GLUT on DEATH an' you all slung in the same bed?

    Would your vicious personal attacks continue ... or would you groop hug as your tongues flailed myootyool death rattles into the air?
    Sorry Princess, Contractual Agreements have to be honored.

    Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

    Been there. Done that. Riffle steals the covers. And he snores....but...he's a gentle lover. Very giving. Like a little hamster.

    Bet on it. When I go, I want my last conscious breath..to be a gurgle.
    You are welcome Dan.

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    what is this ?????
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    • Originally Posted by pramodtapu View Post

      what is this ?????

      It is the way forward, Sweetiepoppet.


      Embrace it while it still poses a SOAK risk to your hairdo.
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    • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
      Originally Posted by pramodtapu View Post

      what is this ?????
      I think they are called Question Marks
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    • Profile picture of the author DWolfe
      Originally Posted by hostnetindiaa View Post

      • Start reading books on daily basis.
      • start workout on daily basis.
      • learn new skills.
      • make any target to achieve in next 6 months.
      • Visit some new places.
      • Start meditations to calm the mind.
      Yeah right you'll say this on your death bed

      Originally Posted by pramodtapu View Post

      what is this ?????
      This is the Warrior Forum, and you ventured into the comedy zone.
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  • Profile picture of the author hostnetindiaa
    You should not think such question. If you are thinking then you nothing will get. So stop it and take some actions. Become a skilled person.
    Some rule you can follow to become effective person -
    • Start reading books on daily basis.
    • start workout on daily basis.
    • learn new skills.
    • make any target to achieve in next 6 months.
    • Visit some new places.
    • Start meditations to calm the mind.
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    • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
      Originally Posted by hostnetindiaa View Post

      You should not think such question. If you are thinking then you nothing will get. So stop it and take some actions. Become a skilled person.
      Some rule you can follow to become effective person -
      • Start reading books on daily basis.
      • start workout on daily basis.
      • learn new skills.
      • make any target to achieve in next 6 months.
      • Visit some new places.
      • Start meditations to calm the mind.
      so right

      nothing is what i got
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Originally Posted by hostnetindiaa View Post

      • Start reading books on daily basis.
      • start workout on daily basis.
      • learn new skills.
      • make any target to achieve in next 6 months.
      • Visit some new places.
      • Start meditations to calm the mind.
      Nice list: Thanks hostnetindiaa.

      (By the way my question shouldn't be taken too literally/seriously: It was just to get People thinking about anything important they have learned about Life (etc.)

      Something else I'll add is that a Person can't outlive their "evolution." Meaning they can keep learning and improving and progressing.
      : )
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    Always think about what you're able to give freely instead of thinking about what you'd like to receive
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Originally Posted by MichaelQuinn View Post

      Always think about what you're able to give freely instead of thinking about what you'd like to receive
      Cool. : ) Thanks Michael.
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    Ok I will give an option I cought it will be something I remember in40 plus years but here goes .

    And this is meant to sound harsh not wise .regrets are for stupid people who feel they are on the wrong path . And believe if they can go back and do a few things different .they would be on a better path .

    So they they stay on the crappy path and make no effort to get on a better path .

    Then there are people and groups of people who have a real short period where things are great and sprpend the rest of their lives trying to recreate that ..and miss window after window for the next chance for things to be great .

    If your past is shatty stop living in your past
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  • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
    I'd caution my loved ones that although Lay Lady Lay and Lay Down Sally might be great songs, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton are sadly less impressive on matters of English grammar.

    With a bit of luck, that might prompt them to let me lie in peace for a while.


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  • Gotta say, I figured an IRL thought experiment 'bout this baby.

    First move was to soak a blanket in the bath an' freeze it.

    Second, I shopped for plenty alcohol, plus real gloomsy music kinda works out only on a FUNERAL kinda playlist.

    So, yeah, kinda ... music on.

    Then ima throw on all my winter sweaters, multilayer out on panties & bras, wrap myself in curtains ... an' jump in the bath.

    If'n I can walk straight (cos I got alcohol dreaminess masqueradin' as my life passin' before me now ... plus limbs mummified in a non-metaphorical way cozza curtains), likely ima hit the sack an' pull on my frozen blankets for XTRA FRICKIN' CHILL.

    Then ima lie there an' be miraculously conschwaahs an' functional, wondrin' why I nevah jus' watched TV.

    Evrythin' as may skip into life kinda don't happen too good from no death bed POV -- even if you collude with my evident fancy an' pack REAL POWAH VODKAH steada jus' beer for the alc stuffs in my experiment -- which I guess says why would you wanna figure no deathbed scenario anyways?

    Gotta figure if'n anywan can fantasize deathbed scenarios outta choice, they kinda noplace actschwlly deathbed.

    An' in my sweet, inspirational way, I would wanna figure always for this ever fleetin' abscence of Oblivion to manifest as a life-enhancin' catalyst.

    But FFS, there ain't time.

    So ... how best to balance freezin' blankets on a hypothetical whim with havin' zero choice 'bout nuthin' cos the Reaper fingerin' your ass checkin' if you NEXT?

    Likely the lousiest sex manuals evah euphemise this conundrum as "interplay".

    Tellya, I can lay on my deathbed, prolly I still got sum kinda choice 'bout what sheets gowin' on tamara.
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      Originally Posted by Princess Balestra View Post

      Gotta say, I figured an IRL thought experiment 'bout this baby.

      First move was to soak a blanket in the bath an' freeze it.

      Second, I shopped for plenty alcohol, plus real gloomsy music kinda works out only on a FUNERAL kinda playlist.

      So, yeah, kinda ... music on.

      Then ima throw on all my winter sweaters, multilayer out on panties & bras, wrap myself in curtains ... an' jump in the bath.

      If'n I can walk straight (cos I got alcohol dreaminess masqueradin' as my life passin' before me now ... plus limbs mummified in a non-metaphorical way cozza curtains), likely ima hit the sack an' pull on my frozen blankets for XTRA FRICKIN' CHILL.

      Then ima lie there an' be miraculously conschwaahs an' functional, wondrin' why I nevah jus' watched TV.

      Evrythin' as may skip into life kinda don't happen too good from no death bed POV -- even if you collude with my evident fancy an' pack REAL POWAH VODKAH steada jus' beer for the alc stuffs in my experiment -- which I guess says why would you wanna figure no deathbed scenario anyways?

      Gotta figure if'n anywan can fantasize deathbed scenarios outta choice, they kinda noplace actschwlly deathbed.

      An' in my sweet, inspirational way, I would wanna figure always for this ever fleetin' abscence of Oblivion to manifest as a life-enhancin' catalyst.

      But FFS, there ain't time.

      So ... how best to balance freezin' blankets on a hypothetical whim with havin' zero choice 'bout nuthin' cos the Reaper fingerin' your ass checkin' if you NEXT?

      Likely the lousiest sex manuals evah euphemise this conundrum as "interplay".

      Tellya, I can lay on my deathbed, prolly I still got sum kinda choice 'bout what sheets gowin' on tamara.
      Reminds me of the song "Hotel California" mean that in a good way
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    • I think it's interesting that the question is even asked. Almost none of us ever say anything profound. Most of us learn very little by growing old.

      Why would we suddenly become wise and interesting the day we die?

      Me? I think I'll just enjoy the process. it's not like I'll experience it again.

      If someone is visiting me on my death bed, and they expect me to say anything remotely coherent...I think they will be disappointed.

      (Obvious gift to Riffle, Whatty, Kurt, and Mark)
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        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        If someone is visiting me on my death bed, and they expect me to say anything remotely coherent...I think they will be disappointed.

        (Obvious gift to Riffle, Whatty, Kurt, and Mark)
        The only way I could possibly be disappointed in that scenario is if somebody burned the popcorn.
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        • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
          Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

          The only way I could possibly be disappointed in that scenario is if somebody burned the popcorn.
          We all know that Claude will be haunting, closed up and dusty, Vacuum cleaner stores for the rest of eternity.

          But he may also haunt the Wooster Mens Sauna and Spa, (those bars of soap don't move by themselves).

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        • Originally Posted by Dan Riffle View Post

          The only way I could possibly be disappointed in that scenario is if somebody burned the popcorn.
          Great. Now I want popcorn.

          Great. Now I'll probably die from choking on popcorn.
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        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        If someone is visiting me on my death bed, and they expect me to say anything remotely coherent...I think they will be disappointed.

        (Obvious gift to Riffle, Whatty, Kurt, and Mark)
        The only thing that would disappoint me about that scenario is if Riffle, Kurt or Mark get there first and steal my front row seat.
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        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        I think it's interesting that the question is even asked. Almost none of us ever say anything profound. Most of us learn very little by growing old.

        Why would we suddenly become wise and interesting the day we die?

        Me? I think I'll just enjoy the process. it's not like I'll experience it again.

        If someone is visiting me on my death bed, and they expect me to say anything remotely coherent...I think they will be disappointed.

        (Obvious gift to Riffle, Whtatty, Kurt, and Mark)

        Eureka!.


        Now I know who Whatty is!


        I remember asking the question in an older post and someone said something like "You'll figure it out."


        Whatty, I apologize if I have misused it in the past.
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        • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
          Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

          Eureka!.


          Now I know who Whatty is!


          I remember asking the question in an older post and someone said something like "You'll figure it out."


          Whatty, I apologize if I have misused it in the past.
          Harumph!

          I was going to pick a fight with you, however as a punishment for you being so slow, I'm not going to now. So there!

          Harumph again!
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          • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
            You would have lost anywat
            Originally Posted by whateverpedia View Post

            Harumph!

            I was going to pick a fight with you, however as a punishment for you being so slow, I'm not going to now. So there!

            Harumph again!

            You would have lost anyway.


            Remember, I know who you are now.
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              Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

              Remember, I know who you are now.
              Even assuming unlimited bandwidth, that's a waste of brainspace.
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              • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                Just thought I was post this video for our gorgeous couple Claude and Dan.


                (Hehe)
                *Jonathan Runs Away*
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        • Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

          Now I know who Whatty is!

          Whatty, I apologize if I have misused it in the past.

          Pardonez moi, but without wishin' to straddle the donkey of Aahf Taaahpic Croolty & hold aloft the scepter of Mere Pedantry, gotta figure "Whatty misuse" presupposes an actschwl frickin' use for El Whatto.
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          • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
            Originally Posted by Princess Balestra View Post

            Pardonez moi, but without wishin' to straddle the donkey of Aahf Taaahpic Croolty & hold aloft the scepter of Mere Pedantry, gotta figure "Whatty misuse" presupposes an actschwl frickin' use for El Whatto.
            Hi Princess. You usually have something interesting to say: What would be your "Death Bed Advice"? Maybe to make the most of your God-given talents/traits?
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            • Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

              Hi Princess. You usually have something interesting to say: What would be your "Death Bed Advice"? Maybe to make the most of your God-given talents/traits?
              tbh, think I said sumthin' stoopid sumplace else, kinda ...



              Jus' wanna say also, as a princess, prolly I got no God-given nuthin'.

              Most likely my evolootionarily superior ancestors won out ovah the other sentient vertebrate hordes all kinda random -- an' I got to wear the diamond-encrusted hessian panties FROM ON HIGH to prove it.

              Yeah but they make toppa my thighs bleed when I walk, which is why I slipped 'em off an saved 'em for gratin' parmesan when friends stop by.

              Guess I combinin' utilitarian exactitude with glory rays of the Cosmos whooshyin' outta my zoomhole.

              Which is my way of sayin' less'n I rot out early, it is unlikely ima get Benedict Cumberbatch to massage my toes as I drift in a dream toward Oblivion's maw cos prolly he be way reapered on out by then.


              Life is cruel.
              Death is cruel.

              Which is why we got bunnies & hamstahs, I guess.
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              • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
                Originally Posted by Princess Balestra View Post

                Life is cruel.
                Death is cruel.
                .
                Many times Life can seem cruel -- and sometimes it is -- however ultimately I think a Person can live a great Life no matter what. They just have to decide what's important to them and then do it. (And it could be anything ...) We all have unique gifts and talents. : )

                Choose something that really makes you feel alive and/or helps People in some way. For example some People are gifted with words/being a Linguist etc. And that can be expressed in many ways.
                : )
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      • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        I think it's interesting that the question is even asked. Almost none of us ever say anything profound. Most of us learn very little by growing old.

        Why would we suddenly become wise and interesting the day we die?

        Me? I think I'll just enjoy the process. it's not like I'll experience it again.

        If someone is visiting me on my death bed, and they expect me to say anything remotely coherent...I think they will be disappointed.

        (Obvious gift to Riffle, Whatty, Kurt, and Mark)

        Just for good natured fun, lets say you visit Claude on his death bed and he is coherent.. what would you say to Claude?


        I would tell Claude there is a "get out of hell card" hidden behind the left pillar at the Pearly Gates
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        • Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

          Just for good natured fun, lets say you visit Claude on his death bed and he is coherent.. what would you say to Claude?
          Great. Get me when I'm too weak to hit anyone....and unable to keep from laughing.

          On my deathbed..if my son were there...I would tell him....

          "Son. I'm not your real father. We found you in a space ship that crashed in our backyard. You have powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal man. Use your powers for good".

          He would laugh. I would laugh. And that would be a good way to go, I think.
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        • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
          Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

          Just for good natured fun, lets say you visit Claude on his death bed and he is coherent.. what would you say to Claude?


          I would tell Claude there is a "get out of hell card" hidden behind the left pillar at the Pearly Gates
          "Just for good natured fun, lets say you visit Claude on his death bed and he is coherent.. what would you say to Claude?"

          Nothing, but when we are pressing down the pillow over his face, there is a chance that one of us might feel just a miniscule tinge of guilt. That's why we should sedate him first.

          It's the humane thing to do.
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          • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
            Originally Posted by lanfear63 View Post

            "Just for good natured fun, lets say you visit Claude on his death bed and he is coherent.. what would you say to Claude?"

            Nothing, but when we are pressing down the pillow over his face, there is a chance that one of us might feel just a miniscule tinge of guilt. That's why we should sedate him first.

            It's the humane thing to do.

            You are too kind
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      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
        Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

        I think it's interesting that the question is even asked. Almost none of us ever say anything profound. Most of us learn very little by growing old.
        Hi Claude.

        Like I mentioned in another post, it wasn't to be taken literally. It was just something of an "expression" to get People thinking about all of the great things they have learned from Life (By the way, I think pretty much everyone has something "profound"/interesting/etc. to share). 2C.
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by lanfear63 View Post

      "Just for good natured fun, lets say you visit Claude on his death bed and he is coherent.. what would you say to Claude?"
      Easy, tell him he has been right all along.
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        Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

        Easy, tell him he has been right all along.

        I could never lie to someone on their deathbed.. especially Claud
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        • Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

          I could never lie to someone on their deathbed.. especially Claud

          I see what you did there.

          But it makes me wonder. If someone knows they are going to die within the hour...would they still lie to someone? I bet family secrets and dalliances would still be kept secret.

          for example, on Riffle's death bed, his wife asks "Dan..My love...I've always wanted to know..What is your gender?"....and again, Riffle lies.


          Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

          Easy, tell him he has been right all along.
          And then..with my last breath..I would whisper "Obviously".
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          • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
            Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

            I see what you did there.

            But it makes me wonder. If someone knows they are going to die within the hour...would they still lie to someone? I bet family secrets and dalliances would still be kept secret.

            for example, on Riffle's death bed, his wife asks "Dan..My love...I've always wanted to know..What is your gender?".

            And then..with my last breath..I would whisper "Obviously".
            I think that the word you are looking for is, "Dammit".

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          • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
            Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

            I could never lie to someone on their deathbed.. especially Claud
            Originally Posted by Claude Whitacre View Post

            I see what you did there.

            But it makes me wonder. If someone knows they are going to die within the hour...would they still lie to someone? I bet family secrets and dalliances would still be kept secret.

            for example, on Riffle's death bed, his wife asks "Dan..My love...I've always wanted to know..What is your gender?"....and again, Riffle lies.

            And then..with my last breath..I would whisper "Obviously".

            Personally, I have been at the side of a few family members that were going to pass within the hour and not any of them revealed a secret because we did not keep secrets from each other
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by Princess Balestra View Post

      tbh, think I said sumthin' stoopid sumplace else, kinda ...



      Jus' wanna say also, as a princess, prolly I got no God-given nuthin'.

      Which is why we got bunnies & hamstahs, I guess.
      I swear l have seen this before, dam Mandella.

      Originally Posted by Jeffery View Post

      Personally, I have been at the side of a few family members that were going to pass within the hour and not any of them revealed a secret because we did not keep secrets from each other
      You are lucky l would spend at least half and hour on that.
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  • Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

    ... What single peice of advice would you impart to
    your loved-ones (etc.) about being successful at the great game of Life?

    : )
    1. Be active.

    2. Don't spend time daydreaming.

    3. Work to have more time; not more money.
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      Originally Posted by Faylor St Hilaire View Post

      2. Don't spend time daydreaming.
      Thanks Faylor.

      I think a certain amount of "daydreaming" isn't necessarily a bad thing. As Einstein said: "imagination is the preview of life's coming attractions." Of course, a Person has to take action on all that. I appreciate the contribution though.
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