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I Want to Have a Viking Funeral

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I lived with my girl roommate for 4 years, she is single, not very pretty but nice body. I really want to have a close touch around her body with her knowing nothing.
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    Runes to my Memory by Amon Amarth. I really want a Viking Funeral.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 24

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    If you: "just can't believe they're gone"....attend the funeral to make sure.
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    These Vikings are playing so bad right now. Time to change the channel or maybe toss in a movie or find a chat on EP. Any ladies feel like cheering me up?
    mn0101 mn0101 26-30, M Oct 2

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    I'm alive by becca or uh... Shinee replay or lucifer... haha lucifer at my funeral. I also kinda want to play don't forget by baek ji young. I dunno I kinda want all of them...my...
    Izuka Izuka 13-15, F Sep 28

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    I am Asdis Hege Urd Skjeggstad, called Ashe, and I am descended of Vikings! I am not who you want me to be, I am devoted to being me! If you like, I can tell you more, but...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Welcome To The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance. Its the perfect song for a funeral.
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I would like Sooj Tucker's "Firebird's Child" played at my funeral. Except the subject of the song is a woman.
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M Sep 24

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    Cough syrup by young the giant or the funeral by band of horses
    Angela5398 Angela5398 16-17, F Sep 24

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    The Funeral March by Chopin....:D
    TheSpookyPotato TheSpookyPotato 18-21, F Sep 24

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    An update on the funeral song. I can't pick one so I'll pick the ones that make a story. Becoming a legend by John Dreamer. Rise by John Dreamer. Brotherhood by John Dreamer. True...
    Matthews14 Matthews14 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 25

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    Here's another song, I would like to play a song at my funeral. Even through I love Disco very much. I like this song "Don't Fear The Reaper" by Blue Oyster Cult. An haunting...
    DiscoNight1970s DiscoNight1970s 46-50, F Sep 30

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    I'm not Sith though I'm a Viking! I think we all have that darkness within. Most control it pretty well, but I liked to let the monster out every now and then! It's healthier...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 22

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    Dooshy white guys at the gym with a tribal??? Tattoo....ohhhhhkayyyyy i mean i guess the vikings lived in tribes, but im prrrrettty sure they werent Polynesian ....smh
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    My husband and I have been married for almost 5 years. The whole time even when we dated has been full of abusive ways. I am so lost by the fact that he doesn't exactly...
    Anyonehome Anyonehome 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone I need som advice, so over the weekend my girlfriends close friend passed away. The person who passed away had a sister who I know but over all I didn't know the...
    Shado7 Shado7 16-17, M 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    1. I am a girl thus, I have fancy lady parts that I will not send you pics of, so stop asking. 2. I am a Jr. 3. I love olderish movies and music particularly: Ferris Bueller's...
    lindseysway lindseysway 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    In the arms of the angel :3 and please when its my time to pass im with God and Jesus please dont cry i want u to be happy and go on with ur lifes
    TheRainbowDino TheRainbowDino 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I want them to play Gangnam Style and Gentleman. Whoever drops down and dances it all out can have all of my money!
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I want say something I'm giving up one you
    lukey123456789 lukey123456789 22-25, M Sep 24

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    I want ppl to be happy that I'm going to a good place and they soon will to not be sad and dwell over my death so what better way to do this that party
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 26

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    I would want 'Planet Caravan' played by Pantera. It just seems fitting.
    DraygenD DraygenD 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    I want the music box version of Lilium from Elfin Lied played when I die. It's a pretty song, especially in music box version.
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I always thought I wanted at least one child. I even almost had one. Gave birth & everything.. Then had a funeral. Then years went by, and then a few more. It doesn't really seem...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    So I have been with R for 15 months and he is a good man, but I now have come to realise I am no longer in love with him, I'm not even sure I ever was. He moved in almost straight...
    Bornsinner30 Bornsinner30 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    A girl wanted a ring but the boy gave a teddy bear instead. In anger the girl threw the bear on the road. The boy want to take it back but he was hit by a coming car and died. At...
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    I want someone to control me. I want to belong to someone. I want someone to tell me what to do. I want someone to have the right to touch me however they like. I want someone hold...
    Mia97 Mia97 16-17, F 4 mins ago

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    I'd have the ending of code geass played.... Then followed up by the Rains of Castamere. BWAH HAHAHAHA!!!!!!
    Overlord0 Overlord0 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I might as well have a soundtrack but the three songs that always pop out to me are Goodbye Milky Way by enigma, Into the West by Anna Lennox, and In dreams from The Lord of the...
    airleas airleas 26-30, F Sep 23

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    Theme tune to Sesame Street! Or something equally as upbeat. Singalongy, the sort of tune that would have half the assembled smiling and the other half with a bemused look!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 24

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    People will enter. My lifeless body will be sitting in a throne fit for a queen. My hair will be done and I will be wearing sunglasses. In my lap will be a bucket of sunglasses I...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    Little things by one direction. They were the only people that still haven't given up on me. <3 Their probably the only reason why I was alive till the end.
    EMAbiggestfans1D EMAbiggestfans1D 13-15, F Sep 24

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    Carry you-Jeffery James, vessels-yuki, skinny love-birdy Note who ever sings or plays any of these songs needs to have an amazing voice.
    jordinv jordinv 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I just started classes to become a funeral director. Any advice
    Ryan19821 Ryan19821 31-35, M Sep 28

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    This is why I never wear pants to a funeral.
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've see one before and it was the day before the funeral and he has all the makeup on that the put on dead bodies so they can look okay. Only the family could see him since what...
    bvbandmcr bvbandmcr 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Dani521 Dani521 31-35, F Oct 2

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    Konalover0210 Konalover0210 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    It's been just over three months since I changed my phone number and initiated no contact with my mother, her husband and my aunt. Since going no contact, there was a death in the...
    ankhgirl ankhgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    during my funeral, if I fall out of the casket somebody better start playing "Drop It Like It's Hot" or their all getting haunted. Swear to god.
    RatchetPizza RatchetPizza 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 27

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