When you die

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by colly, 12 Mar 2019.

  1. NorthernDave

    NorthernDave Never used Über Member

    Also on the organ donor register, so they can have / use whatever is worth having.

    Then I'm another one for the full on blazing Viking longship, which seems more popular on here than I'd anticipated.
     
    Last edited: 13 Mar 2019
  2. winjim

    winjim A youth of interminable age

    200ft tall Gordon Bennett style owl mausoleum for me.

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  3. Dave7

    Dave7 Guru

    Location:
    Cheshire
    She will be too busy. What with hanging the washing and "bimbling" around welsh wales.
     
  4. Dave7

    Dave7 Guru

    Location:
    Cheshire
    Unless you are a palm tree ^_^.
     
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  5. Dave7

    Dave7 Guru

    Location:
    Cheshire
    I would like to be a donor but a) Mrs D is against it and b) I cant imagine anyone being interested in my bits although I may do a Ken Dodd and have a cucumber glued on next to a sign saying "the martians have landed"
    We are shortly going to have a natter with family about what happens when cloggs are popped.
    Kids will be financially ok and that pleases me.
    Our 2 "children" and the eldest grandchildren still talk affectionately about Mrs Ds Mum and I just hope they will all feel similar about us in years to come. If not I will come back and haunt the little barstewards
     
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  6. Do it in the Winter and you'll be helping to grit the roads :okay:
     
  7. Profpointy

    Profpointy Guru

    remember to get the farmer to leave his bum sticking out of the ground. You'll need somewhere to park your bike when visiting the grave

    EDIT - damn, joke already used. Oh well
     
    Last edited: 13 Mar 2019
  8. Redlight

    Redlight Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Blackheath, London
    Any useable bits donated to needy recipients, the rest cremated. Don't care about the ashes - they might be quite good for the flower beds in the back garden. (My brother in law keeps my sister's ashes on the bookshelf and talks to them, which I find rather sad.)

    Assuming I outlive my parents, the only family are my wife and son, and I'm an atheist, so a funeral seems a bit unnecessary, but I imagine (hope?) they will want to do something "formal" as a way of saying goodbye. I think 2 or 3 people are permitted to attend a straightforward, no-frills, disposal so that would seem the most likely option.
     
  9. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Location:
    Thumberland
    I have a friend who runs non-religious and non-demoninational funerals. Assuming she outlives me, and has all her marbles, she'll be doing mine :okay: seeing as I am atheist :smile:
     
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  10. SpokeyDokey

    SpokeyDokey 20% through Decade 7. Yikes! Moderator

    Donor card carried.

    Once they've had what they want (if anything, as I hope its all well and truly knackered by the time I toddle off) then it's a cremation for me, no funeral service whatsoever and then ashes on Scout Scar Kendal where I have spent many happy hours wandering.

    Not yet decided what I'm coming back as. :smile:
     
  11. Edwardoka

    Edwardoka Facetious Remark Generator, Waffler

    Best funeral I ever attended was a humanist ceremony. It's an odd thing to have a favourite of, but it was really excellent.
     
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  12. Saluki

    Saluki I've run away with my friends to..

    Location:
    ...New Tealandia
    Strip me for parts and cremate the rest. Scatter me at the seaside please.
     
  13. Slioch

    Slioch Veteran

    Location:
    York
    Ditto
     
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    colly

    colly Re member eR

    Location:
    Leeds
    Are you saying she is good at getting people off ?
     
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  15. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Location:
    Thumberland
    :laugh::okay:
     
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