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    1. Why are some people afraid to die? Why don't they just not be there when it happens? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. How young can you die of old age? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. Why do they sterilize the needles for lethal injections? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. Why take life seriously? You're not coming out of it alive anyway! (Contributed by Don F.)
    5. Is death just nature's way of telling us to slow down? (Contributed by Don F.)
    6. Is it not true that if you treat every situation as a life and death matter you'll die a lot of times? (Contributed by Don F.)
    7. Should we worry about dying since it's not going to happen in our lifetimes? (Contributed by Don F.)
    8. If you hire Dr. Kevorkian to assist with your suicide and you live can you sue him for malpractice? (Contributed by Don F.)
    9. What would happen if one siamese twin committed suicide? (Contributed by Don F.)
    10. If you check in the newspaper why do people always die in alphabetical order? (Contributed by Don F.)
    11. If there is a meaning to life why do we all have to die? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    12. Does it prove that life is hard by the fact that nobody gets out of it alive? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    13. If someone tells you to 'get a life' are they implying that you are in fact dead? (Contributed by Mike)
    14. Why does it matter who has the most toys when you die? Are you not still dead? (Contributed by Roger Ness)
    15. Why should we worry about the world coming to an end today? Isn't it already tomorrow on the other side of the world? (Contributed by Charles S.)
    16. How come no matter how healthy you are or how much you weigh when you die there are always six pallbearers to carry your coffin? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    17. How come we go to the funeral home to see the deceased, go to the church to see the deceased, but then put the coffin in a hearse with curtains drawn all around so we can't see? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    18. Does the word deceased make any sense? If we stop doing something we cease. Put 'de" in front and it means to undo. So if we decease we should really be starting up again. Right? Confused? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    19. Why is the only form of suicide sanctioned by society when one works themselves to death? (Contributed by Theodor Nickel)
    20. Why do we always ask 'Is Life Worth Living'? Why don't we ever ask 'Is Death Worth Dying'? (Contributed by R.M. Weiner)
    21. Why do they say that you 'kick the bucket' when you die? I've never seen anybody that's dead kick any kind of bucket have you? (Contributed by Pat Walter)
    22. Dying isn't so bad. Isn't it just that you're so stiff the next day that's the problem? (Contributed by Randy van der Woning)
    23. When someone who's a deep sleeper dies do we have to bury them deeper than the normal six feet? (Contributed by Don F.)
    24. If you don't die from it is it healthy? (Contributed by Don F.)
    25. If there's Life after Death are we going to die or have we died already? (Contributed by Don F.)
    26. When an agnostic dies does he go to the "great perhaps"? (Contributed by Don F.)
    27. Why is it that everybody wants to go to heaven but nobody wants to die? (Contributed by Harry Hewlett)
    28. Does human combustion REALLY happen? (Contributed by Jen)
    29. Is it possible that we are dead now and this is supposed to be the better after life? (Contributed by Madelynn)
    30. How long does a person have to be dead before people stop referring to them as 'the late' so-and-so? (Contributed by Mark Bakke)
    31. Why do we call dead people 'late'? It isn't their fault that they aren't there on time. They're dead, aren't they? (Contributed by Launia)
    32. When people burst into flames by spontaneous combustion, do they die from being fried or from lack of oxygen? (Contributed by Lacey)
    33. Why do people say they are working themselves into an early grave? Is there such a thing as a late grave? Who has ever been in a late grave? (Contributed by Lacey)
    34. What's with news announcers referring to somebody's death as being 'untimely'? Is death ever timely? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    35. Is it true that your fingernails keep growing after you're dead? If so, exactly how long do they grow? If you dig someone up 50 years later, will you find a box full of fingernails? (Contributed by Miz Bin)
    36. When nudists die, do they get buried in clothes? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    37. Why do people want to achieve immortality through their work? Wouldn't it be better to achieve it through not dying? (Contributed by The Duke of Endor)
    38. Is an estate, an internet government? (Contributed by The Duke of Endor)
    39. Why does it take a wooden stake to kill a vampire? (Contributed by ImmSpec)
    40. Why is it that we are born into the world with clenched fists and leave it with outstretched fingers? (Contributed by Talmud)
    41. When you die, are you engraved? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    42. Isn't the worst day when you're alive better than the best day when you're dead? (Contributed by Jeremy Swiller)
    43. Wasn't the moment you were born, the same moment that you started to die? (Contributed by JEB)
    44. Is it true that people die with their boots on so they do not hurt their toes while kicking the bucket? (Contributed by Scammaster)
    45. How do they know what lethal gases smell like? (Contributed by Cecil)
    46. Isn't the other half of the battle, death and destruction? (Contributed by The Duke of Endor)
    47. How come, according to the obituary notices, a mean and unimportant person never dies? (Contributed by Coop)
    48. Shouldn't everybody's goal in life be to die young, but at a very old age? (Contributed by Erica)
    49. Why is it that when someone close to you has recently died, we say that we have lost them, when really, we know where they are? (Contributed by Carl)
    50. Before the word 'die' was invented, what did people say when someone went to Heaven? (Contributed by Valerie)
    51. How do we know that life goes on after death? No one has sent us a postcard! (Contributed by Mark Halsall)
    52. Why do we always bury the deceased six feet underground? Is there a special reason why they aren't buried 5 feet under, or 7? (Contributed by Charles)
    53. Is a will a dead give-away? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    54. If what goes up must come down, does that mean that when you die and you go to heaven you will eventually wind up somewhere else? (Contributed by Janis G.)
    55. How can kicking the bucket make you die? (Contributed by Janis G.)
    56. How can you roll over in your grave, especially if you were cremated? (Contributed by Janis G.)
    57. Why do family members, when writing an obituary, neglect to insert the maiden name of a deceased female? Didn't the female have her own identity before she took her husband's name? (Contributed by Janis G.)
    58. Why do people say that when you get a chill up your spine, someone has walked over your grave? You haven't died yet, have you? (Contributed by Barbara)
    59. Why is it that when fish die in water, they float to the top, but when humans die in water, they sink to the bottom? (Contributed by T.M.)
    60. Why is it that when you're almost dead, you're on death's doorstep, but when you're actually dead, you're not in death's house? (Contributed by T.M.)
    61. Why are the obituaries found in the 'living' section of the newspaper? (Contributed by T.M.)
    62. If you're scared to death, will it say that on the Death Certificate? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    63. If you’re buried vertically, would you be ‘stood to rest’ instead of ‘laid to rest’? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    64. If you live long, do you die oblong? (Contributed by chloe)
    65. If you died with braces on, would they take them off? (Contributed by C.T.)
    66. Is to be forgotten, worse than death? (Contributed by Ian)
    67. If you die and you have a broken leg, do they take the cast off? (Contributed by C.T.)
    68. What is the difference between a corpse and a cadaver? (Contributed by U.F.)
    69. Why do they call it the 'After Life'? Can you really live when you're dead? If you could, wouldn't that just be 'Living'? And could you die again? (Contributed by Romeo)
    70. Do caskets have a lifetime guarantee? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    71. Wouldn’t dying be the last thing you would want to do? (Contributed by Nev)
    72. Would the definition of a will be that it's a dead giveaway? (Contributed by W.J.)
    73. Isn’t good health merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    74. If you live long enough, won’t something kill you? (Contributed by Thom)
    75. Why would you eat a lot of natural foods? Don’t most people die of natural causes? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    76. Is death considered an injury? (Contributed by Jason)
    77. We close people's eyes when they die, but why not give them a smile? (Contributed by Sammie)
    78. Why do people always say, "I met so-and-so just before his/her death”? Has anyone ever met someone AFTER his/her death? (Contributed by Vaiden)
    79. Where does the toe tag go on a dead person if they don't have toes? (Contributed by CT)
    80. How many people have died during the Earths existence? (Contributed by Pat F.)
    81. Why is it that it is considered humane to put a pet to sleep to ease its suffering but not a person? (Contributed by Zagros)
    82. Wouldn’t obituaries be a lot more interesting if they told you how the person died? (Contributed by Boredina)
    83. Did you know that every year we unknowingly pass the anniversary of our future death? (Contributed by Duffy)
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