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Bertha Venation

(21,484 posts)
Mon Sep 17, 2012, 10:25 AM Sep 2012

What do you want done with your body after you die? [View all]

Inspired by orleans's thread "what do you want written on your tombstone" http://www.democraticunderground.com/1018192500

23 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
cremated, scatter ashes
6 (26%)
cremated, ashes kept in urn
2 (9%)
traditional burial
3 (13%)
donated to science
7 (30%)
funeral pyre
0 (0%)
shot into space
0 (0%)
preserved cryogenically
0 (0%)
you missed something
0 (0%)
other -- please describe
5 (22%)
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Do you know something I don't? HappyMe Sep 2012 #1
I said science but OriginalGeek Sep 2012 #2
I figure even if some med student dissects me like a frog, I've contributed something. Arugula Latte Sep 2012 #7
I wonder if I could have a sign surgically implanted OriginalGeek Sep 2012 #33
I would prefer... av8rdave Sep 2012 #3
Freeze dried and... pipi_k Sep 2012 #4
Jerky? Remmah2 Sep 2012 #23
Now there's an idea... pipi_k Sep 2012 #42
yep heaven05 Sep 2012 #5
Flip a coin. Iggo Sep 2012 #6
I'm warped. Remmah2 Sep 2012 #9
See? OriginalGeek Sep 2012 #34
If you donate your body to a medical school you ultimatly get a free cremation. Remmah2 Sep 2012 #8
If you've really pipi_k Sep 2012 #14
Don't care. I'll be dead. Shadowflash Sep 2012 #10
... Arugula Latte Sep 2012 #11
science! fizzgig Sep 2012 #32
Reanimated and sent on a quest looking for fresh brain matter. Liberal Veteran Sep 2012 #12
So you want to come back as a Republican? JustABozoOnThisBus Sep 2012 #15
Tossed into the north woods of MN geardaddy Sep 2012 #13
Speaking of snacking... pipi_k Sep 2012 #16
That sounds like an awesome show. geardaddy Sep 2012 #18
Oh, it is! pipi_k Sep 2012 #44
There will never be nothing left. Chan790 Sep 2012 #29
I don't think she's seeing it that way, though pipi_k Sep 2012 #43
I literally just gagged reading this out loud to my husband. a la izquierda Sep 2012 #46
Cremation. Denninmi Sep 2012 #17
Being stuffed and mounted would be interesting The Velveteen Ocelot Sep 2012 #19
Donate it to a CSI school ismnotwasm Sep 2012 #20
You mean the body farm at UT Knoxville? sharp_stick Sep 2012 #24
Burned up and some ashes in Compost Pile in Lexington. era veteran Sep 2012 #21
I want a green burial. Chan790 Sep 2012 #22
And I'm gonna push up daisies! See next post!!! elleng Sep 2012 #26
Pushing up daisies elleng Sep 2012 #25
I will not be needing it anymore liberal N proud Sep 2012 #27
Natural Burial Taverner Sep 2012 #28
I've taught human anatomy and I'm not going to be leaving my body for health-science students HereSince1628 Sep 2012 #30
If I understand what you are saying... Hassin Bin Sober Sep 2012 #61
Traditional Burial Nikia Sep 2012 #31
Anything they want, as long as they get my consent first. DFW Sep 2012 #35
Taxidermy...and I want one of those little buttons you can hit that GumboYaYa Sep 2012 #36
well...finish making love to it, for one thing. After that don't care. eom yawnmaster Sep 2012 #37
I don't care Generic Brad Sep 2012 #38
Cremated. Ashes flushed down toilet Major Nikon Sep 2012 #39
I've already signed up for medical school. Pool Hall Ace Sep 2012 #40
Dumped in a field to be picked apart by vultures. cpwm17 Sep 2012 #41
soylent green Johonny Sep 2012 #45
After the formal funeral memorial, we took my sister-in-law's ashes rustydog Sep 2012 #47
If I am still living here on this property, there is a Huge Oak Tree where One Day (many yrs from Tuesday Afternoon Sep 2012 #48
I'd allow for some of my organs to be donated to science rachel1 Sep 2012 #49
BBQ whistler162 Sep 2012 #50
Set ablaze on a viking longboat flying rabbit Sep 2012 #51
My inspiration: musette_sf Sep 2012 #52
Cremated HeiressofBickworth Sep 2012 #53
I read years ago Sweet Freedom Sep 2012 #54
Have it posed naked with about 20 naked women and have the pictures sold to a tabloid. HopeHoops Sep 2012 #55
Donated to science. I have already made the arrangements Glorfindel Sep 2012 #56
I wanna get turned into a RoboCop Blue_Tires Sep 2012 #57
My GF and I have been discussing just this as we fill out our living wills... Javaman Sep 2012 #58
My remains Moogy Sep 2012 #59
I'm going to medical school. I figure it's the only way I could ever get there and maybe kas125 Sep 2012 #60
Eaten by wild animals. Preferably crocodiles, vultures would be OK. dimbear Sep 2012 #62
donate to science juliathesexworker Sep 2012 #63
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