Have you ever wondered what people will say at your funeral?

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    Have you ever thought to yourself "what will the people who's lives I've touched say at my funeral?" What will your parents say? What will your siblings, if you have any, say? What will your friends say? What will your equivalent other say? Who will cry and who will act like they don't care? Is it normal to occasionally have thoughts like this?
     
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    Not at all. If they can't say it now, then it never really mattered.

    Funerals are for the living by the way, just my opinion.
     
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    My guess is that they will say,

    "That guy sure is dead..."
     
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    I gave them all scripts already ;)

    I just told the preacher not to say in some way that I was a Christian.
    I like the guy and would not want him to lie.
     
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    No, can't say I have.

    As I don't worry too much about what people think of me now, I don't care at all about what people will think of me when I'm dead.
     
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    If I have my way they'll be saying "Who's running for more beer"? :D

    I would hope since it's for the benefit of the living that people will do and say whatever seems most comfortable and appropriate to them. I won't be there to hear it, why should I care?
     
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    LOL, I used to say put a keg on the foot of my coffin for my friends.
    But most of my family are strict bible thumping teetotalers and I would not want to do them that way.

    And I also almost decided to be cremated and have my ashes spread on the city water works so everyone would eat my shit.
    I actually have a friend who offered to do this for me that works for the county water dept :D
    still not decided on that though.
    But I will be cremated.
    that is already paid for.
     
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    I feel the same way.
     
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    I think it's normal to wonder about such things. One wonders if they made a positive impact on the world with their lives.

    If people have told you specifically something about yourself then that's what they will say at your wake.

    People have told me I'm honest, a bulldog in solving a problem, generous, cool, silly, and so on. I expect only a few will come since I'm not very socially connected but they will speak positive of me.

    When my time comes, and I have the opportunity, I will leave instructions for the final arrangements. I want it to be small but memorable. (twinkle in the eye)

    Regards,
     
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    Funerals are stupid.

    A bunch of people showing up all dressed up, many of which never gave a single fuck about the person while they were alive. Just there because they're "supposed" to be.
     

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