Disposition of our bodies after death (1 Viewer)

How should your remains be disposed of after death?

  • Traditional burial in ground.

    Votes: 7 23.3%
  • Burial of body in mausoleum.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Cremation, urn in columbarium..

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Cremation, urn on mantle.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Cremation, spread ashes.

    Votes: 15 50.0%
  • Cremation,, remains or portion thereof shot into space..

    Votes: 1 3.3%
  • "Green" burial, such as under a tree.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Tossed into sacred river, with or without cremation.

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Cheapest possible method.

    Votes: 4 13.3%
  • Don't care, Donate to science or Other, please explain.

    Votes: 3 10.0%

  • Total voters
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navychop

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How would you prefer your loved ones, or the ones stuck making the decisions, dispose of your bodily remains after, shall we say, you are done using them?

1. Traditional burial in ground.
2. Burial of body in mausoleum.
3. Cremation, urn in columbarium.
4. Cremation, urn on mantle.
5. Cremation, spread ashes.
6. Cremation,, remains or portion thereof shot into space.
7. "Green" burial, such as under a tree.
8. Tossed into sacred river, with or without cremation.
9. Cheapest possible method.
10. Don't care, Donate to Science or Other, please explain.
 

bhelms

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Cremation, per my will. Cheapest way possible. I guess that means "spread the ashes", but a quick flush would be ok by me...
 

Pepper

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I could care less what they do with my body, I won't be needing it anymore. If donating to science helps someone else, I'm all for that.
 

lakebum431

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I'm 100% behind organ donation. I don't understand why anyone would be against that. It can do so much for someone else. As far as "the rest" I guess I've always thought I'd be buried traditionally, but not sure I really care.
 

televisionarchives

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Traditional burial in ground for me with a headstone.

I'm narrowed it down to two things I want on my headstone. One is

"See , I told you I was sick"

or

" If you can read this you're standing on my pecker"
 

Geronimo

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Put me in the basement till Thursday and then put me ina hefty bag for the weekly trash pickup.


it really doesn't matter what they do because those boys at Yale will just steal the remains anyway.
 

JAG72

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Organ donation all the way. After that it would be pretty cool to become a skeleton for educational purposes.
 

MikeD-C05

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I don't want to go at all. I want to live for EVER!

But if I had to go, cremation is the best way and it doesn't take up room in the ground.
 

yorktown

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I'd have to say cremation and scatter the ashes.

It sure seems like a waste of money for anyone to have to pay a ton of money for a casket, burial plot, burial vault, etc... to put a lifeless corpse in the ground so people can come put flowers over it once a year or so.
 

Rey

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I'd have to say cremation and scatter the ashes.

It sure seems like a waste of money for anyone to have to pay a ton of money for a casket, burial plot, burial vault, etc... to put a lifeless corpse in the ground so people can come put flowers over it once a year or so.
agreed. not that we would know when people are putting flowers over our graves :D
 

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