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I Want to Have a Viking Funeral

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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 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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    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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    Always look on the bright side~ monty Python.... It's one of my favourite songs and I always want my family to look on the good side of the life I had not the bad side 👍
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    i want reqime for a dream, then tomorrow by salif keita.
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    Well I'm done with F---ing people and how sick people can be. I'm 19 years old and as soon as I join some chicks skype for phone sex. She recorded me m-sterb-ting and threatens to...
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    Want you, want you, you, you, Doesn't matter that you're not here, I forgive all the silences. I want you, I don't care, I know you'll disappoint, I'm a willing captive, Why fight...
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    Instead of celebrating today me and my family are getting ready for a funeral :'( but I do hope everyone else haves happy New Years
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    No one likes me. I have indeed let them down. The question is now, "Do I leave while they drown?" If I am already dead should I save the living? I am never not afraid. I am always...
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    Yep that's what I think I'll have then no one will come to my funeral nice
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 11

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