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I Want to Have a Viking Funeral

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    Like A Viking!

    It kind of grosses me out to think of what will happen to my body after I die. Like being buried. Everything I worked for rots. My eyes will go gooey, myskin all black and wrinkly and disgusting. If I'm cremated then its like one big barbeque. I know nobody can avoid this and I...
    Sabi87 Sabi87 22-25, M Jan 4, 2010

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    I Always Thought I Was Alone

    Lol, I want this too, I have to check if the law permits it too before I can make my will.
    Lilithian1 Lilithian1 70+, F Nov 27, 2011

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    I Wrote My Testament.

    In my testament, my family will find all the details to perform a Viking funeral : - The text on my grave stone will be in old Icelandic written with runes - They will have to plug my nostrils with beeswax - They will have to cut my nails - The mound above my grave shall be...
    Markvard Markvard 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2011

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    High Hopes...

    I've dealt with a lot of death in my life so the conversation came up many times in my relationship. My long time boyfriend has set his heart on having an "as real as it can be" viking funeral. Of course I understand they used to put the women in the boat along with men and I'm...
    sgcaitsith sgcaitsith 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2011

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    Yep.

    I think it would be awesome to have all my worldly goods burnt along with my body (No virgins required, Ill be one when I die)  It might suck for all my relatives, or it might keep them warm - depends on the time of year.   If I couldn't have a viking funeral then I'd...
    DarkPhoenix DarkPhoenix 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2008

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    Sounds Good!

    this is the most honorable death.  nothing like literally going "down in flames", huh?  i want to be creamated, regardless, but i like this idea much better.  good closure.  though burning flesh/hair isn't so pleasant for those downwind..
    usetheforceluke usetheforceluke 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2009

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    thanks for the memories I want a happy funeral
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    My wife and I have been planning on visiting her home town in Colombia for more than 2 years now. She has wanted to go for Christmas, but we didn't have the money or time before...
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    how to convince him to impregnate me? My husband doesn't want haveki ds. He doesn't even love kids in general. I am crazy over kids and just the idea of motherhood makes me cry...
    Lilithov Lilithov 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Here's a list of Viking metal bands I listen to. From Germany, Falkenbach Wolfchant From Sweden, Amon Amarth Hel From the Faroe Islands, Tŷr And, from Norway, Åsmegin...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 20

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    I don't really like going to Funerals at all, my uncle died a few days ago, my mom called me around 4am one day and told me about my uncle, I wasn't really broke up about it, but i...
    jennymomof3 jennymomof3 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    quite a few over the years just went to the funeral home the other day. couldn't go inside. I did call my friend the owner of the funeral home at three am and he drove into town...
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I want a really depressing song right at the beginning fe funeral march but then halfway through it I want happy by pharelle Williams
    snazzygal3000 snazzygal3000 13-15, F Dec 1

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    Yet, I do find specific traits and morals that certain cultures have, as unique and admirable. For instance, I love Greek History like Sparta's fighting ethics and my favorite tv...
    city87 city87 26-30, M Dec 6

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    When I was around 8 years old, my grandpa died. I was really close to him & loved him immensely. We went to his funeral...all of my cousins were there as well. During the...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Dec 7

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    Friday, December 5th, I found out the worst news ever. My boyfriend of 4 months passed away on Thursday after 20 days in the hospital. A year and a month after my brother passed...
    xXJustMe123 xXJustMe123 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Over the years I have attended many funerals, some I have shed a tear or two and others it was more of a celebration of life. Today it was both. I learned more about the person...
    ColumbiaTiger ColumbiaTiger 41-45, M Dec 11

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    Okay, screw everything I ever said before. The song I want played at my funeral is "empire of angels" by Thomas Bergersen. I love it and it's going to be playing soon enough.
    Matthews14 Matthews14 70+, M 5 Responses Nov 20

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    At work I have two nick names and as vague as they are I am telling the truth. 1: fudgy the pallet pounder the first 2: Viking
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 21

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    Do not stand at my grave and weep. It's a classic American funeral song and it's beautiful. I prefer it sung by a choir of at least four people. I have always loved music and...
    gglz18 gglz18 22-25, F Nov 30

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    What if every book u even made was real? Like think about it wat if the hunger games is an existing and currently happening thing but just in another galaxy? And writers r aliens...
    sixpackbookworm sixpackbookworm 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 2

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    Like most Scandinavians we have a small family yacht and our parents raised us to being able to sail it. It's about thirty metres long, and has a large mast as well as a very...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 7

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    Or black hole sun depends on whether i want to be sentimental or dramatic
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M Nov 27

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    I want them to play the following: Saviour- Black Veil Brides Black Parade- My Chemical Romance Thnks Fr Th Mmrs- Fall Out Boy Sugar We're Goin Down- Fall Out Boy Alone Together...
    irero1331 irero1331 18-21, F Dec 9

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    I want to be cremated and this to be played on a loop: http://youtu.be/gRcj6CAhe7s :D
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I remember one time when I was like 10 years old, I was in my grandmother's funeral, I remember that everyone started to cry, but they were really crying, they were expressing...
    soytreyes soytreyes 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1. I don't like abusers of any kind. 2. I'm easily envious, most of the time. 3. I don't like asking for money from my parents. 4. I am a christian but, I lack faith in Him. 5. I...
    ladyfrickinbirdman ladyfrickinbirdman 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    I'd have to say the King is dead but the Queen is alive by pink
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    i would play happy by Pharrell Williams and then have everyone clap
    faithfulperson19 faithfulperson19 18-21, M Nov 28

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    I had a rotten dad that was "there" but we all wished he wasn't, because all he did was yell, and beat us with belts and put us down. But because he stayed and "took care of us...
    borielis borielis 61-65, M Nov 30

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    Price Tag, Jessie J I have to enter at least 25 characters in this most!!!
    Donpi Donpi 18-21, T Dec 2

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    I want Anthem of the Angels by Breaking Benjamin to play at my funeral.
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, F Dec 4

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    Just come to oregon and kill me literally just end my life now so I don't have to suffer therew things that will never happen when I look at my own funeral there's gonna be no one...
    Alonzoisgay Alonzoisgay 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My father had a girlfriend they lived in their own houses my father died and we found he had changed his will a few days before he died leaving half his house to us his children...
    hawthornefairy123 hawthornefairy123 56-60, F Nov 27

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    My lovers got humor, she's the giggle at a funeral
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Funeral   
    HustleLoyaltyRespect HustleLoyaltyRespect 26-30 Dec 6

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    I wonder if animals have funerals
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    My 10 year old made my grandmother a card and a story while she was in the hospital. At dinner, after the funeral my mother felt the need to make sure he knew she never got it...
    foolface foolface 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    1. Once when I found out my ex was cheating. 2. The day after my grandmother's funeral. The lesson was about cancer, which she died from. 3. I'm an emotional person and I heard a...
    AshleyWCSloth AshleyWCSloth 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It was October 10th 2008 I had just gotten home from school and I thought that nothing could down me on a good day because tomorrow was my birthday around 5:00 I get a call from my...
    Mrgreenthunder96 Mrgreenthunder96 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What are your symptoms??? I wanted to stay home last night, yesterday was a long day, but I went into the hospital emergency room. I guessed I would be left in the waiting room...
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    i want to be loved, i feel like i have never really been loved. maybe something is wrong with me? i don't know, but i want to be loved and i want to love them back
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