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How Would You Like To Die!

  1. fierycj profile image85
    fierycjposted 7 years ago

    Of course, it really isn't up to any of us. But if you had to choose, how would you like to go? If I had to choose mine, I think Moses' death was pretty cool. God told him, go up to this mountain and die there. And he simply did that. He even had a nice view of the land flowing with milk and money before he gave up. That's some cool stuff.

    1. andromida profile image76
      andromidaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      In my sleep while dreaming of death.

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      dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      OK, first of, I dont want to die. Period. Second, ...nice view? like...nah nah na na na...the land of milk and honey you cant get into cuz YOU MESSED UP!!!! no thank you!!

    3. dohn121 profile image88
      dohn121posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I think that a cool death would be where I self-destruct like the Predator, like when Arnold kicks his alien butt in an epic fight: I go down and so do you! (Add spooky Predator sound byte laughter here please).  Sore losers rule!

    4. Harvey Stelman profile image60
      Harvey Stelmanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I have already died three times.
      1- I was a blacksmith and a horse kicked me in the head while I was shoeing him, out fast.
      2- In WWl my parashoot didn't open, splat.
      3- While I was shining George Washington's shoes (he was in them) a shot rang out intended for him. I had the misfortune of standing up.

  2. cashmere profile image82
    cashmereposted 7 years ago

    In a blaze of glory!
    Nahhh...Just as long as its painless and fast will do fine.

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    Ghost32posted 7 years ago

    For many years, I had my own death planned in detail.  I'd be living alone in a remote mountain cabin.  When it was time, I'd hook up a temperature sensor to my body and shuffle off the mortal coil.  As the body cooled, the sensor would spark a massive fire (fuel preset of course), awesomely incinerating both cabin and body.

    This would take place in deep winter with plenty of snow to assure the fire would not spread beyond the cabin's immediate vicinity.  Self cremation, self checkout, and the rest of the world could go whistle.

    As of today, though, that doesn't look all that workable--since I'm living in the desert surrounded by high-fire-danger vegetation, not to mention a wife, 3 cats, and a gecko.  Best laid plans of mice and men and all that...big_smile

  4. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image92
    EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 7 years ago

    Devoured by wild racoons.

  5. darkside profile image80
    darksideposted 7 years ago

    I always thought being strafed by laser fire while doing the trench run on the Death Star in an X-Wing fighter would be the coolest way to die.

  6. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    Two things about dying.
    1. I do not want to be conciously there when it happens, and 2. I would like to die in my sleep.

    1. Joy56 profile image59
      Joy56posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      wow you got your wish..... well done.......  Rest In Peace.

      1. recommend1 profile image71
        recommend1posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        +1

        1. Joy56 profile image59
          Joy56posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          and you recommend 1 what is your wish.

    2. pisean282311 profile image58
      pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      u lived by your conviction and died the way u want to...earnest , i would always miss u...

      1. lobobrandon profile image83
        lobobrandonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Hmm

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    Ghost32posted 7 years ago

    Darkside, your idea (the Trench Run) isn't bad at all!  Have to admit I slightly prefer the old George S. Patton quote though--if I've got it right, something like:

    "You don't want to die for your country.  You want to make the other poor bastard die for HIS country."

  8. kmackey32 profile image81
    kmackey32posted 7 years ago

    In my sleep!!!

  9. fierycj profile image85
    fierycjposted 7 years ago

    So a lot of people wanna go in their sleep. Easy and painless, huh.

    1. earnestshub profile image87
      earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Much preferred than the alternative of pain and suffering!

      1. fierycj profile image85
        fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Obviously.

  10. Lifebydesign profile image74
    Lifebydesignposted 7 years ago

    I actually want to observe the whole thing - although I'm in no rush. The near-death-experiences I've read about are fascinating!

  11. EYEAM4ANARCHY profile image92
    EYEAM4ANARCHYposted 7 years ago

    I want to revise mine so I'm sleeping while wild raccoons devour me.

    1. fierycj profile image85
      fierycjposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Oh, that makes it so much better.

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago

    what a question........ peacefully and with the people I love around me.

  13. cindyvine profile image86
    cindyvineposted 7 years ago

    Want to go to sleep and just continue dreaming...

    1. blondepoet profile image79
      blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I have to go with the sleep thing too, in the arms of my lover, in the middle of a beautiful dream. I cannot be imaginative with this one lol, i just dont like pain.

      1. mayhmong profile image71
        mayhmongposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yep, same here.

  14. cindyvine profile image86
    cindyvineposted 7 years ago

    actually, too depressing, don't feel like thinking about it.  Am still haunted by that hub I read a couple of weeks ago which said the end of the world is 21st December 2012.  As I was putting my boxes into storage for 4 years, was thinking, why am I bothering?  We'll all be dead before the 4 years is up.

    1. Rehana Stormme profile image92
      Rehana Stormmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      well, we're almost there...

  15. ngureco profile image87
    ngurecoposted 7 years ago

    By the warmth of my charcoal burner next to my bed. Plenty of carbon monoxide makes a cool sleep and painless death. I will be doing it soon at 99-plus. Good bye in advance, Fierycj.

  16. Cam Anju profile image78
    Cam Anjuposted 7 years ago

    In my sleep, outside under a tree. Sounds peaceful. smile

  17. Beth100 profile image82
    Beth100posted 7 years ago

    In my sleep with a smile on my face.  wink

  18. lrohner profile image84
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    Wealthy.

  19. AsherKade profile image77
    AsherKadeposted 7 years ago

    in bed next to my spouse and have enough food out for the cats and dogs and hopefully the kids will already be grown.

    1. profile image0
      dennisemattposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      yup. kids grown. definately!!

  20. Tom Cornett profile image54
    Tom Cornettposted 7 years ago

    of old age.  smile

  21. k@ri profile image82
    k@riposted 7 years ago

    How about in a blaze of glory, doing you know what...if you know what I mean?  I mean if you have to go, might as well go happy!  cool

    1. Paper Moon profile image83
      Paper Moonposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I would be careful, you look awfully happy in your avatar!

      1. k@ri profile image82
        k@riposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        LOL, Paper Moon...although I'm not sure if I would be hubbing at the same time!  big_smile

    2. Tom Cornett profile image54
      Tom Cornettposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      My luck...I would croak just before the chicken cackled!

      1. k@ri profile image82
        k@riposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Better to have no luck than that luck...could life be so unfair sad

  22. onthewriteside profile image60
    onthewritesideposted 7 years ago

    Die!!??  Hell I'm never gonna die...

  23. Ivorwen profile image83
    Ivorwenposted 7 years ago

    Not at all.

  24. profile image0
    Hack Retisposted 7 years ago

    I'd like to die prefably better than when I was born:

    Not screaming, not confused, not naked.

    1. k@ri profile image82
      k@riposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Not confused, definitely not confused!  big_smile

      1. Paper Moon profile image83
        Paper Moonposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Roflmao.

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    pgrundyposted 7 years ago

    I want to keel over dead just before I deliver the punch line to one of those long, rambling shaggy-dog type story jokes.

    1. k@ri profile image82
      k@riposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol  lol  lol

  26. 1kmjs profile image83
    1kmjsposted 7 years ago

    When you die it has to be just as special as when you were born. I absolutely want to die while saving a child in need. I always saw myself seeing a little one in the road playing as a speeding car whips by. With seconds to act I scoop the child and throw them to safety just as the car blasts me into the heavens. Then I meet the lord and my grandpa upstairs and we all look down at a truely special moment. It would help the grieving aspect too. If my family knew I died doing a selfless act it would make them proud.

  27. Greek One profile image78
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    out of saddness from being the last man on earth

  28. N. Ramius profile image82
    N. Ramiusposted 7 years ago

    Either peacefully and painlessly in my sleep or in a blaze of glory doing something heroic.

    1. k@ri profile image82
      k@riposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      or in a blaze of glory doing something not quite so heroic? cool

  29. waynet profile image49
    waynetposted 7 years ago

    Just to die in my sleep of natural causes....not while walking out one day and a huge frozen piece of pissy poo strikes me on the head or trying to curl one out on the toilet...it worked for Elvis, but not me!

  30. Ron Montgomery profile image62
    Ron Montgomeryposted 7 years ago

    I would like to be shot in the head by the jealous husband of the 22 year old woman I made love to on my 95th birthday.  I would then like to be ground up into cat food.

  31. manlypoetryman profile image73
    manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago

    At Mach 2.2...or better! Like Dale Earnhardt (at approx. 200 mph)...here one sec and in the fight...Gone the next...in a twinkling of an eye!

  32. lrohner profile image84
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    Quickly. Preferably in my sleep.

  33. buyculla profile image61
    buycullaposted 7 years ago

    mine involves three separate injections (in sequential order):   

    1. Sodium thiopental: ultra-short action barbiturate, an anesthetic agent capable of rendering unconsciousness in a few seconds.   

    2. Pancuronium: non-depolarizing muscle relaxant, causes complete, fast and sustained paralysis of the skeletal striated muscles, including the diaphragm and the rest of the respiratory muscles; this would eventually cause death by asphyxiation.
       
    3. Potassium chloride: stops the heart, and thus causes death by cardiac arrest.

    just kidding. But I don't even want to know when I die.

  34. onthewriteside profile image60
    onthewritesideposted 7 years ago

    I said before that I'm not going to die...I'm going to live forever.  But if I do have to die, I guess I would prefer that it happen on camera with fierycj filming it!  I could be one of the extras in a scene where a bunch of innocent by-standers go out in a blaze of machine gun fire or something!  lol

  35. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 5 years ago

    in my sleep

  36. habee profile image89
    habeeposted 5 years ago

    Okay, I've given this some thought. Hubby and I are returning home from an awesome vacation, and we die together from carbon monoxide in the car. No other cars are involved when we die and veer off the highway, so no one else is hurt or killed.

  37. mary615 profile image93
    mary615posted 5 years ago

    I almost drowned once.  I remember it as if I was going to sleep.  Very peaceful.  In fact, I was angry when I got pulled from the water!  If I could chose how I died, it would be by drowning. I just want to live long enough to get my 16yr.old boy out of college and on his own! By then, I should be ready!

  38. Cassie Smith profile image76
    Cassie Smithposted 5 years ago

    Just after my orgasm.

  39. IJR112 profile image61
    IJR112posted 5 years ago

    Certainly in my sleep without knowing it's coming.

  40. Hugh Williamson profile image88
    Hugh Williamsonposted 5 years ago

    "When I die, I'd like to go like my grandfather did -- peacefully, in his sleep. Not yelling and screaming like the passengers in his car."

    - Mark Russell

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      lol

  41. DIYweddingplanner profile image90
    DIYweddingplannerposted 5 years ago

    Ahemmm....

    DIYWeddingPlanner, 93, reknowned Hubpages author and wedding planner, was found dead today in the arms of her 22 year old lover holding a bottle of Captain Morgan's and wearing nothing but a pair of her signature 5 inch stilletos. Rescue squads commented on how amazing DIY looked considering her advanced years, due to her discovery of the lost Fountain of Youth in her South Carolina backyard.  Also dead was her 22 year old lover. 

    It was noted that both died with a smile still on their faces.

 
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