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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2014, 08:04:40 PM »
It is hardly new lord dave.

People have been doing that and putting ashes into fireworks and I even saw a family turn their relative into energy, store him on a battery and powered a little light bulb in some kind of memorial thing.

Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2014, 08:11:48 PM »
This story seems to pop up every few months or so. It's not something I'd ever want to do (I'd feel strange with a family member hanging on my finger or around my neck), but if it helps people with closure or remembering their loved ones, right on.
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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2014, 09:42:47 PM »
I even saw a family turn their relative into energy, store him on a battery and powered a little light bulb in some kind of memorial thing.
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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2014, 09:54:23 PM »
It was in America somewhere. They are a very strange nation.

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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2014, 10:27:42 PM »
It could be worse. In Vienna a crematorium uses the power to heat their offices.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/16/undertakers-cematorium-heat_n_809284.html
Another has approval to use the power to heat the local pool.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9101874/Minister-praises-plan-to-heat-swimming-pool-from-fires-of-crematorium.html

I can just see it. Mmmm, getting cold in here. Chuck another corpse on the fire.
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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2014, 11:29:10 PM »
That sounds preferable to having the energy go to waste.
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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2014, 11:31:16 PM »
That sounds preferable to having the energy go to waste.
Yeah, I'm really not too disturbed by the idea.

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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2014, 11:51:25 PM »
That sounds preferable to having the energy go to waste.
Yeah, I'm really not too disturbed by the idea.
But you're a sicko. I think most people would be pretty unhappy that grandma is being melted to keep a radiator warm.

Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2014, 11:59:23 PM »
But Grandma would want me to be warm.  Why else would she send sweaters every Christmas?  :'(
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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2014, 12:06:45 AM »
That sounds preferable to having the energy go to waste.
Yeah, I'm really not too disturbed by the idea.
But you're a sicko. I think most people would be pretty unhappy that grandma is being melted to keep a radiator warm.
Would they prefer zombie grandma instead?
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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2014, 12:22:38 AM »
That sounds preferable to having the energy go to waste.
Yeah, I'm really not too disturbed by the idea.
But you're a sicko. I think most people would be pretty unhappy that grandma is being melted to keep a radiator warm.
She's already dead. Her body means nothing. And I think it would be kinda neat if my body were used as energy.

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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #12 on: January 20, 2014, 12:35:19 AM »
I still think the "turn body into tree" thing is the best so far. Aside from the inevitable emotional impact if the tree dies, has to be removed, etc..

http://www.urnabios.com/

They come with pine trees, but I'd rather be an oak tree. Oak trees are cool.
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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #13 on: January 20, 2014, 12:36:17 AM »
I still think the "turn body into tree" thing is the best so far. Aside from the inevitable emotional impact if the tree dies, has to be removed, etc..
Oooh, that would be really cool.

Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #14 on: January 20, 2014, 01:17:04 AM »
How medieval this would be if they had entire graveyards like this.

"The Forest of the Dead" sounds like some location straight out of an RPG.
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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2014, 02:23:37 AM »
How medieval this would be if they had entire graveyards like this.

"The Forest of the Dead" sounds like some location straight out of an RPG.

Its a Doctor Who episode.
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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2014, 02:25:04 AM »
How medieval this would be if they had entire graveyards like this.

"The Forest of the Dead" sounds like some location straight out of an RPG.
I want this to be a real thing.

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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #17 on: January 20, 2014, 07:02:28 AM »
But you're a sicko. I think most people would be pretty unhappy that grandma is being melted to keep a radiator warm.

But why? It's just a body at that point. There is nothing to be gained from keeping a corpse around or just chucking it in the ground in a wooden box. I'd rather I was actually useful post-death than not.
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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #18 on: January 20, 2014, 08:09:05 AM »
I think it's a good idea.

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Re: The new "Family Jewels"
« Reply #19 on: January 20, 2014, 08:25:06 AM »
I want to be placed on a burning longboat on the ocean.
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