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If you could would you want to know the time of your death in advance ?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by MAJOR METAL, Apr 18, 2006.


  1. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL The Beagle Father Supporting Member

    If it was humanely possible would you want to know the exact time , date ,place and manner of your death before it occurred? . I probably wouldent mind finding out , I think It would help keep things in perspective and keep me from any periodic procrastination.
     
  2. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    I dunno, if I found out I was going to be hit by a train a week from Tuesday, I would just stay home on Tuesday. ;)
     
  3. trog

    trog

    Nov 8, 2003
    Scotland
    Yes. I'd like to say goodbye to everyone I love first (this is presuming that I can't change my fate). Accidents happen, and they're always unexpected :meh:
     
  4. Diggler

    Diggler

    Mar 3, 2005
    Western PA
    I dunno, I guess it could be useful if I knew I didn't need to wear my seatbelt, or I could go parachuting, or any number or things I could do before that day without getting killed.
     
  5. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    I had an uncle that knew the exact date, time and place of his death...












    A judge told him. :smug:
     
  6. I wouldn't, it would weigh me down in my remaining time on earth.
     
  7. Diggler

    Diggler

    Mar 3, 2005
    Western PA
    Or you could join the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement and choose when it occurs.
     
  8. Rumzini

    Rumzini

    Feb 14, 2004
    Jackson, MI
    Yes. I would know when I would have to start cramming.
     
  9. flatwoundfender

    flatwoundfender

    Feb 24, 2005
    If I knew it was soon I'd spend all my money and have as much fun as possible.
     
  10. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu !

    Apr 23, 2003
    NJ
    I'd rather not know what's coming, jus boom and it's done. Never knew what hit me, so to speak. That being said, there have been times in my life when I wished it would hurry up and happen.. Now is not one of them though. :)
     
  11. BassChuck

    BassChuck Supporting Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    Cincinnati
    I'd be afraid to ask. What if I could find out?

    With my luck I'd be told that the time of my death was 8 years ago and I've been in Hell since then.

    (who am I kidding? Hell has to be worst than Cincinnati)
     
  12. SnoMan

    SnoMan Words Words Words

    Jan 27, 2001
    Charleston, WV
    Yeah, I could live my life like the dad in Big Fish.


    It seemed to work out pretty well for him.
     
  13. fookgub

    fookgub

    Jun 5, 2005
    Houston, TX
    They're about non-reproduction, not suicide, as evidenced by their slogan, "May we live long and die out." Pretty classy, if you ask me.
     
  14. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    yeah, i'd wanna know.
     
  15. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Uh, no.
     
  16. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    But not Cleveland! :D
     
  17. plexibass

    plexibass

    Jun 30, 2005
    yeah i think i would.
     
  18. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    I don't think so. As it is I already try to live every day to the fullest. I think knowing that my time is more limited than I think it is would stress me out (and I don't stress easilly)
     
  19. Steve

    Steve

    Aug 10, 2001
    I had a Dr. tell me once that I had cancer and if the treatment didn't work I could expect to live between x and x month's.

    Believe me, you don't want to know. The amount of mental stress that puts on you is beyond words.

    On the other hand..it was my excuse to buy the Sadowsky.
     
  20. Wesley R

    Wesley R Supporting Member

    If it was soon, then heck NO. If it was say in 35 years, then maybe.

    Wesley R.
     

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