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    Can you get an eternal blue light on the grave, too?
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    Slightly more serious note, I just don't get it when people go whole-hog like this over "generic" fire stuff.

    I could see pride if you had you're own Department/Company's apparatus or logo or something...don't see it when it's just a big red truck. Even your company patch laser-etched into the headstone. But just a generic maltese cross or generic fire truck?

    I've seen departments with fancy embrodiered jackets with custom trucks on them an all...when all they run is a couple older Internationals. I'll tell you, I'd much rather have pics of my own-albeit-homely cornbinders than something that doesn't belong to the department (and I started when all we had were commercial trucks, well, except the 40 year old aerial).
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    That's just soooo eerie.

    A simple wooden coffin for me, please, as my wishes are to be cremated.
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    **cough** whacker **cough, cough**whacker**cough, cough**

    I like the Marine Corps and Coast Guard casket though.

    As for me, give my body to medicine. I am dead and couldn't care less, plus it saves the family money and since I am a cheap pr!ck........
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    Yep. That's definitely a whacker casket. I wonder if a Federal Q could be mounted on it along with a 72" whacker bar. The ultimate resting place for an ultimate whacker. I bet a whacker even had a hand in designing it.
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    Originally posted by CaptainGonzo
    A simple wooden coffin for me, please, as my wishes are to be cremated.
    I agree Cap, my wife knows that I wish to be cremated when I die. She's even nice enough to not point out the obvious irony of spending my life fighting fire only to be incinerated in the end.

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    Why would anyone want to be buried/cremated in somthing like that? (Not that you will be able to see it of course). A funeral directors in the city down the road from me offers "novelty" coffins like that. The name of the place is "Go As You Please".
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    Now THIS is a novelty "Kasket"!
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    Just a Mason jar for me thanks
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    I kinda like 'em ............but also agree with Dal that customization ROCKS !
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    Now THIS is a novelty "Kasket"!

    AHHH, the KISS Kasket. The brainchild of Gene Simmons who skillfully marketed it for use as a cooler for drinks until it was time for the final use. I admit I am a KISS fan but Gene really split his KISS ARMY on that one.

    I'm another advocate of organ donating then cremation. Pack me up in a refrigerator box, I'm really not going to care.
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    Originally posted by Dave1983
    Just a Mason jar for me thanks
    Same for me, at least until my family can arrange to get the fleet to sail to San Diego for the week. Might as well have a burial at sea, and in a place that I liked, plus give the Boys some fun time too.

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    Originally posted by Dave1983
    Just a Mason jar for me thanks
    Just put my ashes in a couple of empty Guinness bottles.
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    I love the one titled "The Last Hole" on the second link. That is irony at it's finest.

    As for me, cremate me and spread my ashes over a forest or something. I'd hate to see my future grandkids getting into them and making sand castles or something.
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    Default Re: Firefighter coffins?

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    http://www.peninsularcasket.com/ac.htm
    What is up with the university of kentucky having their own casket...thats a lil freaky and not the good freaky either
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    Originally posted by RyanEMVFD
    As for me, cremate me and spread my ashes over a forest or something. I'd hate to see my future grandkids getting into them and making sand castles or something.
    It could be worse than the grandkids....



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    Definitely different.......
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    Bad Mr. Jinxie!

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    Just add seatbelts and they'll be NFPA approved !!!

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    I would be happy with a glad trash bag, with a bright yellow twisty tie.
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    Just wrap me in plain brown wrapping paper, lots of stamps and a non-existent address.



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