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I Am Reminded of Death When On Airplanes

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    I Am In The Air Force Sometimes Scary

    Flying on airplanes, Love it! When I graduated from college, when I was 23, I enlisted In the Air Force. And I flew supersonic, futuristic looking, armed planes. AKA fighter jets. Yes they are fast. Yes they are deadly. Yes they have guns and missiles. Yes, It was the roller...
    Doolittle547 Doolittle547 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    But Never Afraid

    I always end up thinking about the scene from Final Destination. I never really take it seriously, unless the plane is moving around too much, but usually I laugh the nerves off.. We're all gonna die sometime. Why be afraid of it?
    AERogers92 AERogers92 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    Abroad

    I'm terrified of airplanes. I'm leaving to go abroad in two and a half weeks and looking for reasons not to go. My fiance has been asking me to stay here--primarily because leaving him for eight months is just not something he wants me to do--and I desperately want to go, but I'm...
    peapodpirate peapodpirate 18-21 6 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    Suddenly Afraid to Die On Take-off

    I was on a plane back from an overseas trip. On take-off, I felt a sudden panic. Will my life end within the duration of this plane ride? Oh no! Have I properly shown love those who I love? Have I done everything I wanted to do? Have I any regrets? Am I happy? It is only in...
    m8gnolia m8gnolia 31-35, F 7 Responses May 23, 2007

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    We Take Off......

    and the whole flight (no matter how long or short) all i keep thinking about is CRASH! ya know that scene in fight club? yeah. that. and the oxygen! i never have enough anyway........
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    Flying

    Flying,Hate it,Reminds me of death,Death warmed up,Waiting to happen,What if we crash?Will I survive?How will it end?You see,I fear,Being on planes.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 31, 2012

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