"In Loving Memory"

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  1. ruxCYtable

    ruxCYtable Well-Known Member

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    These stickers people put on their cars. Look, I'm real sorry for your loss, I am, but we all know people who have died. What, do you want people to run up and hug you? Are you really honoring that person by putting that sticker on your P.O.S. car and driving it to Walmart?

    And what's with these roadside memorials? I mean, if your relative dies in a hospital are you going to go put up a memorial in the room they died in?

    When I die, if anyone I know does any of this in my memory, I will haunt their lame *****.
     
  2. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    Wow, someone woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning...
     
  3. Acylum

    Acylum Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking the hospital would frown on this.
     
  4. Cyclonepride

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    Not sure why it has to have anything to do with you. They are memorializing a loved one in a way that tries to convey the significance of their loss and helps them cope with it. Not sure why you need to be bothered by it.
     
  5. Me State

    Me State Well-Known Member

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    I think the roadside memorials are good at reminding drivers how quickly life can be taken away and hopefully encourages them to be a little safer if even for a short time.
     
  6. pourcyne

    pourcyne Well-Known Member

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    I agree. The time to be loving to people is while they are still alive. Once they're dead, it's too late.

    I am much in favor of the Inuit tradition of mourning for a year and a day. On the last day, the deceased's possessions are given away, there's a party, and then you're done, and you go on with your lives. Much healthier.

    And no stickers on your dogsled.
     
  7. Bewilderme

    Bewilderme Well-Known Member

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    While we're on a similar topic, does anyone else with extremely Caucasian descent have the urge to get one of those large font stickers with your name on it that spans the entire back window of your car? I've only ever seen this for 'Rodriguez', or other latin names. I think it would be funny to have a 'Jorgensen' or 'Anderson' sticker just to throw people off a little.
     
  8. CysRage

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    #cyclonefanaticoffseason
     
  9. GMan

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    Can I just say I HATE funerals. I mean seriously, the person is dead, there's nothing you can do about it, and you want to get a bunch of people together to cry about it? Maybe you all should've got together before they died and tried to save their life if you cared so much about them. People being so sensitive is the downfall of America.
     
  10. ruxCYtable

    ruxCYtable Well-Known Member

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    Someone should put an "In Loving Memory" sticker on their car for your sense of humor.
     
  11. Cyclonepride

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  12. cyclonespiker33

    cyclonespiker33 Well-Known Member

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    So what's the deal with airline food?
     
  13. cyrocksmypants

    cyrocksmypants Well-Known Member

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    A couple of other things I hate are the stupid stick figure things people put on the window. As a bachelor, I'm tempted to put a stick figure of me boning a blond stick figure with big boobs.

    Also, sorority stickers on the back of the car. Thanks for letting me know there is a 90 percent chance you were easy in college.
     
  14. mj4cy

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    OP - if you don't like it, just close your eyes when you drive.....
     
  15. JSmoove

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    Not sure about the whole boning a stick figure thing, but I'm with you on the stick figure window stickers depicting your size of family. Hate them. I think the thing that bothers me the most is that someone is probably a million for thinking of something like that.
     
  16. #NewRoadsideMemorial
     
  17. If I had a lot of kids I would put one on to show how virile I am.
     
  18. Acylum

    Acylum Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if Sean Kemp can even see out his rear window.
     
  19. MLawrence

    MLawrence Well-Known Member

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    One day I was the DMV, and I notice a SUV with a stick family, but there was no mother stick figure just what I assume was a father figure and a couple of children figures. There was however, a circle drawn where the mother should with an arrow pointed to it with a message written above on the back window that said, "This spot is open!"
     

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