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Posted on Fri, May 27, 2005 23:32

An 80 year- old lady I know has only one ambition in her life each day which is to outlive the expiry dates of the freshly packed food she buys everday from the supermarket.

If God has stamped our own expiry dates on our bottoms when we were born, would we live our lives differently? Or better still if he adds an ironic twist to it and mixes up our expiry dates, what then??



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Posted on Thu, Dec 08, 2005 01:54

I think that I would want to know my expiry date. If it was in the distant future - say at age 80 or 100 - I probably wouldn't do anything different. But if it turned out to be next year (or next month!) then I would drastically change my priorities to the short-term, and getting the most quality out of the remainder of my life. As an atheist, I view death as the equivalent of dreamless sleep; and in any case our tenure here on Earth is much too precious and uncertain to 'kill time'. Without an expiry date, one must just march along making a fine balance of living for today and preparing for various stages of the future.



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Posted on Sat, Oct 08, 2005 14:54


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This is going to be deep so hang on....you see a ant hill and their busy moving food, building, breeding..you look down and the ants look so tiny ......and with one effortless motion, your foot hits the ant hill and wipes out approx one million living creatures, you walk away and probally laugh while drinking your coffee...Ants don't have vocal chords, but they do have a function built in by nature to organize structures...so if they were able to explain what happened to their ant hill...what do you think they would say?...."God had other plans for them" ....now remember God was the person that didn't like ants, or "It was bad luck"...actually it wasn't bad luck, God was bored and didn't want them all over his/her sidewalk . Which now moves us to the next level of thinking......

* along comes a Cat5 storm and wipes out 3000 square miles and kills 972 people, we will call this "Katrina".....now their are people on CNN saying it was an act of God.

* a large object falls out of the sky that weighs more than Rhode Island and puts the earth in darkness thus killing everything alive......this too is an act of God!

* your in an airplane and look down at the houses, buildings, mountains.....and you think to yourself...humm, everthing looks so small...like ants, and it wouldn't take much to wipe it off the face of the planet...another thing also comes to mind that all those houses have mortages and car payments and kids....very similair to what the ants are up too!

What does all this mean....I don't know...lol, you tell me!



In a nutshell..whether in the kingdom of men or ants- we are all dispensable and insignificant.



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Posted on Sat, Oct 08, 2005 01:56


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What does all this mean....I don't know...lol, you tell me!



Errr, dont step on ant hills? Or God might drop a plane on your mortgaged house?!?



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Posted on Thu, Oct 06, 2005 13:06

This is going to be deep so hang on....you see a ant hill and their busy moving food, building, breeding..you look down and the ants look so tiny ......and with one effortless motion, your foot hits the ant hill and wipes out approx one million living creatures, you walk away and probally laugh while drinking your coffee...Ants don't have vocal chords, but they do have a function built in by nature to organize structures...so if they were able to explain what happened to their ant hill...what do you think they would say?...."God had other plans for them" ....now remember God was the person that didn't like ants, or "It was bad luck"...actually it wasn't bad luck, God was bored and didn't want them all over his/her sidewalk . Which now moves us to the next level of thinking......

* along comes a Cat5 storm and wipes out 3000 square miles and kills 972 people, we will call this "Katrina".....now their are people on CNN saying it was an act of God.

* a large object falls out of the sky that weighs more than Rhode Island and puts the earth in darkness thus killing everything alive......this too is an act of God!

* your in an airplane and look down at the houses, buildings, mountains.....and you think to yourself...humm, everthing looks so small...like ants, and it wouldn't take much to wipe it off the face of the planet...another thing also comes to mind that all those houses have mortages and car payments and kids....very similair to what the ants are up too!

What does all this mean....I don't know...lol, you tell me!



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Posted on Sat, Sep 17, 2005 13:35


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And then here I am. Been nuts for 60 years.


hope your nuts serve you well for another 60 years, 5w's........lol
(sorry, just couldn't help this one)...
as for the expiry dates....sometimes we just need to be reminded that one might be coming up in order to get that kick in the b*tt. I'm glad I got my kick a few years ago. The result is that I'm still here, kicking b*tts; c'mon Cub, where are you now? lol

  


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Posted on Sat, Sep 17, 2005 08:11

My greatgrandmother lived to 101.5 and never did loose her mind. My Mom lived to 91.5 and was of sound mind.

And then here I am. Been nuts for 60 years.



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Posted on Thu, Sep 15, 2005 22:42


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My grandparents lived to their late nineties, my mother is in her early eighties, so the odds are good that I'll live long too.

Bonnie, I remember when my grandmother was in her mid-70's...she said she didn't want to live into her nineties, because she feared she would be all alone. Well, she did out live all of her friends, but she made new friends who were in their 70's and they played bridge together, until the last year when her memory went completely. That was heart breaking to witness for such a sharp witty old lady!



To stave off Alzheimers in old age, I plan to take up bridge and piano lessons now..the best way to keep one's mind ticking..as for friends, I play mentor to lots of kids half my age, hopefully they will be around in their 70s when I hit 90s...lol..and having a toy boy that age ain't a bad idea...lol



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Posted on Thu, Sep 15, 2005 22:30

My grandparents lived to their late nineties, my mother is in her early eighties, so the odds are good that I'll live long too.

Bonnie, I remember when my grandmother was in her mid-70's...she said she didn't want to live into her nineties, because she feared she would be all alone. Well, she did out live all of her friends, but she made new friends who were in their 70's and they played bridge together, until the last year when her memory went completely. That was heart breaking to witness for such a sharp witty old lady!



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Posted on Wed, Sep 14, 2005 00:53

I once did the same sort of longevity test like Robotic..and since i don't smoke or drink and both sets of grandparents lived till their nineties and my parents are in their late 70s and healthy...barring unforeseen circumstances, the test claimed that I may live to 110...help me..I don't want to be around that long..have been making friends with kids , so that they will be around if I should live to that age..and also maybe should start drinking and smoking..lol



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Posted on Tue, Sep 13, 2005 12:17

BONNIE88

It is not so much that I am lucky. I have never smoked, and I have lived a fairly healthy lifestyle. I was lucky to have the common sense to do that.

If I live 20 more years I will be 95 and most people don't live even that long.

I think death is a kick in the a*ss. No matter what kind of life you live you can't escape it.

As an atheist I don't think I will be going anywhere except six feet under. But still I would like to stay around for awhile because I think some very cool things are going to happen in the next 100 years and I won't be around to see most of them.

As for the expiration date, I took an on-line longevity test the other day and it said that I should have expired June 1, 2003. Ah, Ha, Ha, Ha



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Posted on Tue, Sep 13, 2005 10:36

Well since I can't see my b**t well without a mirror and getting into an awkward position, I don't think it would do much good. Besides, it would be upside down in the mirror and with my luck I'd read the date wrong. That could be very embarassing.



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Posted on Sat, Jul 02, 2005 01:56


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hllo I am new and just getting to the forums. I am a deep thinker and love some of the topics that are going on. Expiry date - glad we don't have any. Where would our spirit and "hope" be if we didn't have the ability to dream and plan a future? Where would the challenges be if we didn't believe there was a successful place to arrive and cherish? Thanks for the interesting topic. color



welcome color..very well said indeed..that our dreams, hopes and imagination should not be constrained by time..live like there is no tomorrow..?? or plan like there is a lot of tomorrows??



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Posted on Fri, Jul 01, 2005 08:12

hllo I am new and just getting to the forums. I am a deep thinker and love some of the topics that are going on. Expiry date - glad we don't have any. Where would our spirit and "hope" be if we didn't have the ability to dream and plan a future? Where would the challenges be if we didn't believe there was a successful place to arrive and cherish? Thanks for the interesting topic. color



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Posted on Sun, Jun 26, 2005 23:05

Hey guys,
I have come to the conclusion several threads later, that both men and women at least here on this forum find the bu*tt or AZZ or tail far more interesting than the bust as part of the human anatomy...
I wonder why?? lol
care to elaborate?



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Posted on Fri, Jun 24, 2005 16:35


sixfeetwtc write:

Cub39 write:

sixfeetwtc write:
I have a sku code on my bu*tt.



I have a scanner, wanna meet?

LOL - haven't we already?




Oooooo! Cub has already scanned Six's sku code. Ooooo!

You go boy!



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Posted on Thu, Jun 23, 2005 21:43


Cub39 write:

sixfeetwtc write:
I have a sku code on my bu*tt.



I have a scanner, wanna meet?



I remember when Cub and I talked about how hard it would be to be six feet from six feet. Now I see there might be a possible bottom scanning. You go boy!



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Posted on Sun, Jun 19, 2005 05:08

I am bored too. ALL THE TIME EVERY DAY. Hello everyone.



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Posted on Sun, Jun 19, 2005 00:34


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Cub39 write:
Well at least there is a quick cure to heal my ailment and reset my thinking. I simply need to see a nice female rump and I'm all fixed.
Now, how to execute my plan without being arrested?



Strip joint.



Lets GO.

lol



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Posted on Sat, Jun 18, 2005 23:58

Expiry date on the forum for me coming up ..so this may be my last post..

Expiry dates make u want to do something revolutionary , change is the only constant factor in life..for better or for worse..



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