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Old 10-01-07, 10:35 PM
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Just popped into my head...

Do people have end of life crisises?
Like, you buy a whole bunch of crap, then you die?
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Let it go man, let it go.
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Old 10-01-07, 10:40 PM
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Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.
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Old 10-01-07, 10:42 PM
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I don't speak German. Sorry Siu
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Old 10-01-07, 11:00 PM
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Where ya rushin' to?
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Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.
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Old 10-01-07, 11:04 PM
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My end-of-life crisis:

Dying with more than $50 (plus cost of budget cremation and subsequent ash-bag) to my name. If I have anything over that, it means i didn't do it right.
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Old 10-01-07, 11:43 PM
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Old 10-02-07, 02:33 AM
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Yes, it's called bi-polar disorder. I lost a good friend that way. He was in a manic period and tried to buy the world, quickly he went depressive and euthanized himself.
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At retirement I am going to sit down with my investment planner with a list of things I want to do. Last thing on the list will be "die with exactly $.25 in my pocket and a note asking whoever finds the body can call the morgue." I hope he is honest. I am not, someone makes that request of me, I am offing them, taking their stuff and calling the morgue.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Originally Posted by maximan1 View Post
Do people have end of life crisises?
Like, you buy a whole bunch of crap, then you die?
Why? Do you feel you are having one?
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Originally Posted by maximan1 View Post
Do people have end of life crisises?
Like, you buy a whole bunch of crap, then you die?
I'm not sure that what you describe is a pervasive phenomenon, but I have heard that there are people near the beginning of life who beg others to buy a whole bunch of crap for them, and then whine.
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Originally Posted by VegaVixen View Post
I'm not sure that what you describe is a pervasive phenomenon, but I have heard that there are people near the beginning of life who beg others to buy a whole bunch of crap for them, and then whine.
i have two of those things infesting my house right now
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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I want to die with afew $5 bills and quarters in my wallet while wearing a black shirt, sweat pants, and brand new black & white Nike shoes. Oh, and an armband patch.
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Old 10-02-07, 08:20 AM
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Old 10-02-07, 08:34 AM
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Maybe I witnessed something similar recently.
An old British guy here in Kyoto, who I saw maybe 3 times a week at the same community building for the last three years, told me about 10 weeks ago that he had decided to clear out all his old books that he had collected throughout his life. He gave me three of them, and I've never seen him again. He used to give free English lessons to people at the centre, and no-one knows what happened to him.
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Maybe he moved back to England?
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Originally Posted by maximan1 View Post
Do people have end of life crisises?
Like, you buy a whole bunch of crap, then you die?
He spent a lot of money.

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Originally Posted by maximan1 View Post
Do people have end of life crisises?
Like, you buy a whole bunch of crap, then you die?
There is no end of the number of people who have end-of-life crises. The fortunate do not. The unfortunate do.

And it has nothing whatsoever to do with material possessions.
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would buying a Ferrari and going out in a blaze of glory as the thing is being crashed at 200mph be considered an end-life crisis buy?
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only those whose end of life is a crisis
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Originally Posted by VegaVixen View Post
Maybe he moved back to England?
I hope you are right.
The last time we spoke, he had just got back from Australia after visiting his children. His wife is Japanese and his home is here. We spoke every time we saw each other and I would imagine he'd tell me about a trip back to England. He told me many many stories about his life. Once again, I hope you're right.
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