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(Daily Mail)   Awwww..... Couple married for 42 years dies with minutes of each other. Fark: When they jumped in front of a moving train to kill themselves   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line 146
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2014-04-29 03:34:23 PM  

Gig103: [fc03.deviantart.net image 850x531]


Done in 3.
 
2014-04-29 03:34:41 PM  

I_Am_Weasel: PleaseHamletDon'tHurtEm: I_Am_Weasel: scottydoesntknow: Actually I'm pretty sure they died within seconds of each other.

So you expected your wife to immediately bounce back from a BRAIN ANEURYSM? And since that didn't happen you decide to kill yourselves 2 months later? It can take a couple years to get over that shiat (former boss had an aneurysm years ago, still has some trouble but overall very functioning).


Yes, some may bounce back after jumping in front of a train, but it generally will not do them any good as it will often result in a bigger mess.

And you're right.  Suicide is often the penultimate in selfishness, doing it this sort of way is doubly so.

So what is the ultimate in selfishness?  I'm going to guess homicide.

/I'm outta here
//try the veal

That's where I stand on the subject, but peeing on the toilet seat is reason enough to move suicide to third.


And at work too.  These are other civilized job holding people, and you piss on the seat?

/I would think rape would be the ultimate
//in selfishness.
 
2014-04-29 03:35:57 PM  

Galen_Rasputin: tin_man: It only took 9 years for me to be ready to jump in front of a train.

Didn't anyone warn you not to marry that biatch?


Many people warned me about marriage in general, which I promptly ignored.
 
2014-04-29 03:36:12 PM  

TheGogmagog: /I would think rape would be the ultimate
//in selfishness.


Genocide?
 
2014-04-29 03:36:21 PM  

Repo Man: frizzo: Repo Man: I_Am_Weasel:  And you're right.  Suicide is often the penultimate in selfishness, doing it this sort of way is doubly so. What's the ultimate in selfishness then? Yeah. Penultimate is a funny word. We seem to wish it to mean more than ultimate when in reality it means almost but not quite ultimate. Next week, we'll debate flammable versus inflammable.Lectern vs. podium.


I'm pretty sure a podium is something you stand on; a lecturn is something you stand in front of and can put your speech down upon.  But I know people (at least where I work) use the term podium when they really mean lectern.

I think of it like "pod is to Podiatry = foot = stand on". "Lectern" sounds like "lecture.

If this helped, please press 1 if very satisfied....
 
2014-04-29 03:37:30 PM  

Loren: scottydoesntknow: So you expected your wife to immediately bounce back from a BRAIN ANEURYSM? And since that didn't happen you decide to kill yourselves 2 months later? It can take a couple years to get over that shiat (former boss had an aneurysm years ago, still has some trouble but overall very functioning).

It's not likely she would ever bounce back.  I do agree she didn't have a choice but this is basically a mercy killing/suicide.


Oh, she bounced, alright. I'm sure of it.
 
2014-04-29 03:38:36 PM  
blanethechoochootrain.jpg

/what a pain
 
2014-04-29 03:39:25 PM  
Even though it was not a passenger train, this selfish couple has still brought a lot of innocent people into their problem, from the traumatized train crew and their families,  to the poor maintenance people who need to dress up in hazmat suits to steam clean the gore and dispose of it in medical waste bags.
 
2014-04-29 03:40:08 PM  

ChrisDe: This. I support you if you want to end your life because of some debilitating illness, but don't involve innocent people in your scheme.


They were New Yorkers so they died how they lived.
 
2014-04-29 03:42:09 PM  

Dancin_In_Anson: scottydoesntknow: So you expected your wife to immediately bounce back from a BRAIN ANEURYSM? And since that didn't happen you decide to kill yourselves 2 months later? It can take a couple years to get over that shiat (former boss had an aneurysm years ago, still has some trouble but overall very functioning).

How long have you been married?


I've been married 30 years and for the life of me I don't see what point you are trying to make.
 
2014-04-29 03:43:37 PM  
You want to take yourself out, do it privately.  And make sure someone else doesn't have to clean up your mess
 
2014-04-29 03:45:16 PM  

Delta1212: EvilEgg: Of course they jumped in front of a moving train, do you have any idea how long it takes to die if you jump in front of a stopped train?

Sometimes 50 years or more.


LMAO !
 
2014-04-29 03:45:35 PM  

Repo Man: I_Am_Weasel: scottydoesntknow: Actually I'm pretty sure they died within seconds of each other.

So you expected your wife to immediately bounce back from a BRAIN ANEURYSM? And since that didn't happen you decide to kill yourselves 2 months later? It can take a couple years to get over that shiat (former boss had an aneurysm years ago, still has some trouble but overall very functioning).


Yes, some may bounce back after jumping in front of a train, but it generally will not do them any good as it will often result in a bigger mess.

And you're right.  Suicide is often the penultimate in selfishness, doing it this sort of way is doubly so.


What's the ultimate in selfishness then?


Wanting suicidal people to stay alive against their own wishes as if being alive was a prison.
 
2014-04-29 03:47:38 PM  

godxam: I've been married 30 years and for the life of me I don't see what point you are trying to make


They had 42 years under their belt and had been together since the age of 17. I for one will not pass judgement on any kind of pact that they may have made with each other. Their method may be open to question but not their motivation.
 
2014-04-29 03:48:07 PM  
As a depressed kid, what made me not seriously consider suicide was knowing how it would destroy my parents. As a parent, it would destroy your kids and spouse. It is selfish.
 
2014-04-29 03:48:32 PM  

ph0rk: TheGogmagog: /I would think rape would be the ultimate
//in selfishness.

Genocide?


Genocide would be worse, but not really more selfish.  If you are doing Genocide, it's probably against some race you feel is a blight on the earth, and you are doing a selfless (yet still wrong) act.
 
2014-04-29 03:48:48 PM  
I am okay with suicide, but this is an inconsiderate way to do it.  Those trains make an emergency stop and can clog up traffic for hours and can potentially damage the train.  Not to mention there is a mangled mess of body parts that can horrify kids.
 
2014-04-29 03:49:09 PM  

frizzo: Repo Man: I_Am_Weasel: 

And you're right.  Suicide is often the penultimate in selfishness, doing it this sort of way is doubly so.


What's the ultimate in selfishness then?

Yeah. Penultimate is a funny word. We seem to wish it to mean more than ultimate when in reality it means almost but not quite ultimate. Next week, we'll debate flammable versus inflammable.


I prefer PAN-Ultimate because it makes me think of whoever that guy in the 80's was and his PAN flutes.

Also "Suicide is often the penultimate in selfishness..." your a dick that seems to have never known anyone that had just suffering left to them in there lives. Pills means you die alone, since no one can be there lest they be charge with manslaughter, means even if your friends and family know and even agree, they can't be there when you go out, even your terminally sick cat gets better treatment than that.
 
2014-04-29 03:51:05 PM  

BEER_ME_in_CT: Its not like your kids still wanted you around anymore. Sheesh. And that poor conductor is probably popping 3 Ambien to sleep 1 hour per night now.

What ever happened to running your car in the garage?

[supportyourlocalgunfighter.com image 513x324]


That doesn't work any more; modern emissions controls mean there's not enough CO in your car exhaust to hurt you.
 
2014-04-29 03:51:17 PM  

Gig103:


/thread.

Hit the lights.
 
2014-04-29 03:52:09 PM  

Dancin_In_Anson: godxam: I've been married 30 years and for the life of me I don't see what point you are trying to make

They had 42 years under their belt and had been together since the age of 17. I for one will not pass judgement on any kind of pact that they may have made with each other. Their method may be open to question but not their motivation.


My point with the paragraph you highlighted was that they barely gave it any time to see if she would recover. Recovery from a brain aneurysm can take a while, and while it's usually never 100%, a good recovery can still lead to a good quality of life. He gave up after 3 months. And if she really was as affected by it as they describe, she might not have actually made the conscious choice to stand in front of that train.

And there is no question about the method, it's despicable.

I have no problem with suicide, or even a double suicide pact like you're purporting them to have. I have a HUGE problem with how they chose to do it.
 
2014-04-29 03:52:26 PM  

happydude45: As a depressed kid, what made me not seriously consider suicide was knowing how it would destroy my parents. As a parent, it would destroy your kids and spouse. It is selfish.


I find it awesome that you are able to pass judgement on every conceivable scenario!
 
2014-04-29 03:53:16 PM  
These people are assholes for doing that to the train operator and screwing up everyone's commute. In their defense, the most efficient suicide tool is a little difficult to acquire in NYC.

Chester Nimitz did this shiat right.
 
2014-04-29 03:56:45 PM  

I_Am_Weasel: scottydoesntknow: Actually I'm pretty sure they died within seconds of each other.

So you expected your wife to immediately bounce back from a BRAIN ANEURYSM? And since that didn't happen you decide to kill yourselves 2 months later? It can take a couple years to get over that shiat (former boss had an aneurysm years ago, still has some trouble but overall very functioning).


Yes, some may bounce back after jumping in front of a train, but it generally will not do them any good as it will often result in a bigger mess.

And you're right.   Suicide is often the penultimate in selfishness, doing it this sort of way is doubly so.


Trying to tell other people what they can and can't do with their own lives is the "penultimate in selfishness." When someone decides to kill themselves, that's their choice. What kind of asshole says "I know this person was in enough pain, physical or emotional, that they decided to take their own life. But they didn't stop to consider how their pain effects ME. It's all about ME, I'm the center of the universe, how dare they make ME feel bad by doing what they saw fit with their own life??!?" Fark you for calling suicides selfish. It's selfish to push your desires and plans for someone onto them regardless of how they feel. It's their life; trying to control their decisions because of how they would make you feel is disgusting.
 
2014-04-29 03:56:47 PM  

Katrushkak: Where were they going without ever boarding the train?


Gah, that's killing me.  I can almost hear the tune, but can't place the song.
 
2014-04-29 03:59:25 PM  
And their bodies exploded like a balloon filled with meat.

/obscure?
 
2014-04-29 03:59:31 PM  
I think the title in the URL would make for a pretty interesting article too:

Disabled wife devastated when husband kills a speeding train. Makes an apologetic call to their son.
 
2014-04-29 04:00:19 PM  
LazyMedia:

Chester Nimitz did this shiat right.

Holy shiat, I never knew about that!  At first I was thinking "how tragic"...and then I started to think, "Wow". Excellent info-link, buddy.
 
2014-04-29 04:00:53 PM  

hammettman: Wifey was disabled.  Can subby 'splain how she "jumped" in front of a moving train?  Perhaps, she was "assisted" in front of a train?


Contrary to subbies headline, they did not jump in front of the train. They stood in front of it.
FTA: " ... but there is video that shows they stood right on the tracks waiting for it to come,"
 
2014-04-29 04:02:23 PM  
As long as they didn't send the next of kin that roll of flesh thing...
 
2014-04-29 04:02:56 PM  

LazyMedia: BEER_ME_in_CT: Its not like your kids still wanted you around anymore. Sheesh. And that poor conductor is probably popping 3 Ambien to sleep 1 hour per night now.

What ever happened to running your car in the garage?

[supportyourlocalgunfighter.com image 513x324]

That doesn't work any more; modern emissions controls mean there's not enough CO in your car exhaust to hurt you.


Sadly, not true, as a neighbor of mine found out a few years back. Here's a hint, don't work on your running car in a household garage.
 
2014-04-29 04:03:30 PM  

ltdanman44: You want to take yourself out, do it privately.  And make sure someone else doesn't have to clean up your mess


I had a friend that waded out chest deep in a river before shooting himself in the head.
 
2014-04-29 04:06:42 PM  

scottydoesntknow: My point with the paragraph you highlighted was that they barely gave it any time to see if she would recover


I understand...perhaps she had given up hope and he couldn't stand the thought of not being with her. There are a lot of unknowns in this story but from their son's comments, I see no malice...
 
2014-04-29 04:07:03 PM  

LazyMedia: BEER_ME_in_CT: Its not like your kids still wanted you around anymore. Sheesh. And that poor conductor is probably popping 3 Ambien to sleep 1 hour per night now.

What ever happened to running your car in the garage?

[supportyourlocalgunfighter.com image 513x324]

That doesn't work any more; modern emissions controls mean there's not enough CO in your car exhaust to hurt you.


Yeah, if you own a tesla or Chevy volt. Otherwise not so much.
 
2014-04-29 04:11:50 PM  

Devil's Playground: ltdanman44: You want to take yourself out, do it privately.  And make sure someone else doesn't have to clean up your mess

I had a friend that waded out chest deep in a river before shooting himself in the head.


That's my plan
 
2014-04-29 04:14:26 PM  

scottydoesntknow: Actually I'm pretty sure they died within seconds of each other.

And fark them for traumatizing anyone on that railroad. Load yourselves up on sleeping pills and alcohol and go for a walk in the swamp.

/Needs the 'sick' DUMBASS tag


My opinion.
That shiat messes up train engineers big time.
If you're going to off yourself, don't leave a bloody mess and traumatized witnesses.

/unless that's your goal, which an entirely different discussion.
 
2014-04-29 04:17:56 PM  

Dancin_In_Anson: godxam: I've been married 30 years and for the life of me I don't see what point you are trying to make

They had 42 years under their belt and had been together since the age of 17. I for one will not pass judgement on any kind of pact that they may have made with each other. Their method may be open to question but not their motivation.


This.  I agree with this.
 
2014-04-29 04:19:53 PM  

Devil's Playground: LazyMedia: BEER_ME_in_CT: Its not like your kids still wanted you around anymore. Sheesh. And that poor conductor is probably popping 3 Ambien to sleep 1 hour per night now.

What ever happened to running your car in the garage?

[supportyourlocalgunfighter.com image 513x324]

That doesn't work any more; modern emissions controls mean there's not enough CO in your car exhaust to hurt you.

Yeah, if you own a tesla or Chevy volt. Otherwise not so much.


The volkswagon jetta salesman indicated their diesel exhaust was safe.  I suspect he was playing a bit of a word game given the showroom was a bit larger than a garage.  Though I was left with the impression it would at least take longer than a standard combustion engine.

I think the catalytic converter helps also.  But safer than the Blues Mobile ≠ safe.
 
2014-04-29 04:22:32 PM  
Boy retirment sure has changed.. Thanks Obama
 
2014-04-29 04:31:04 PM  

TheGogmagog: Katrushkak: Where were they going without ever boarding the train?

Gah, that's killing me.  I can almost hear the tune, but can't place the song.


"The Way" by Fastball
 
2014-04-29 04:34:24 PM  

Devil's Playground: LazyMedia: BEER_ME_in_CT: Its not like your kids still wanted you around anymore. Sheesh. And that poor conductor is probably popping 3 Ambien to sleep 1 hour per night now.

What ever happened to running your car in the garage?

[supportyourlocalgunfighter.com image 513x324]

That doesn't work any more; modern emissions controls mean there's not enough CO in your car exhaust to hurt you.

Yeah, if you own a tesla or Chevy volt. Otherwise not so much.


I had a '95 Honda Civic that would barely register ANY CO on its annual emissions check. The CO2 in the exhaust will probably kill you eventually, after a splitting headache, but there's not enough CO to make it a decent method any more. Cars that kill people with the exhaust either have a non-functioning catalytic converter, or are otherwise screwed up in some way.
 
2014-04-29 04:43:48 PM  

Repo Man: I_Am_Weasel: scottydoesntknow: Actually I'm pretty sure they died within seconds of each other.

So you expected your wife to immediately bounce back from a BRAIN ANEURYSM? And since that didn't happen you decide to kill yourselves 2 months later? It can take a couple years to get over that shiat (former boss had an aneurysm years ago, still has some trouble but overall very functioning).


Yes, some may bounce back after jumping in front of a train, but it generally will not do them any good as it will often result in a bigger mess.

And you're right.  Suicide is often the penultimate in selfishness, doing it this sort of way is doubly so.


What's the ultimate in selfishness then?


Masturbation
 
2014-04-29 04:44:10 PM  

TheGogmagog: Devil's Playground: LazyMedia: BEER_ME_in_CT: Its not like your kids still wanted you around anymore. Sheesh. And that poor conductor is probably popping 3 Ambien to sleep 1 hour per night now.

What ever happened to running your car in the garage?

[supportyourlocalgunfighter.com image 513x324]

That doesn't work any more; modern emissions controls mean there's not enough CO in your car exhaust to hurt you.

Yeah, if you own a tesla or Chevy volt. Otherwise not so much.

The volkswagon jetta salesman indicated their diesel exhaust was safe.  I suspect he was playing a bit of a word game given the showroom was a bit larger than a garage.  Though I was left with the impression it would at least take longer than a standard combustion engine.

I think the catalytic converter helps also.  But safer than the Blues Mobile ≠ safe.


Not enough not to kill you. Maybe a few seconds more, but not gonna be anywhere near the word "safe".
 
2014-04-29 04:45:14 PM  

That Guy Jeff: I_Am_Weasel: scottydoesntknow: Actually I'm pretty sure they died within seconds of each other.

So you expected your wife to immediately bounce back from a BRAIN ANEURYSM? And since that didn't happen you decide to kill yourselves 2 months later? It can take a couple years to get over that shiat (former boss had an aneurysm years ago, still has some trouble but overall very functioning).


Yes, some may bounce back after jumping in front of a train, but it generally will not do them any good as it will often result in a bigger mess.

And you're right.   Suicide is often the penultimate in selfishness, doing it this sort of way is doubly so.

Trying to tell other people what they can and can't do with their own lives is the "penultimate in selfishness." When someone decides to kill themselves, that's their choice. What kind of asshole says "I know this person was in enough pain, physical or emotional, that they decided to take their own life. But they didn't stop to consider how their pain effects ME. It's all about ME, I'm the center of the universe, how dare they make ME feel bad by doing what they saw fit with their own life??!?" Fark you for calling suicides selfish. It's selfish to push your desires and plans for someone onto them regardless of how they feel. It's their life; trying to control their decisions because of how they would make you feel is disgusting.


Indeed, but then knowing what it does to families and friends of those left behind can give you a different perspective on things. As if, somehow, a suicide isn't "about me"?   Call me names if it makes you feel better about my expressed opinion, I don't really care.
 
2014-04-29 04:45:31 PM  

kvinesknows: "The couple met when they were 17 years old and had been married for 42 years at the time of their death."

so... since they were both 59... they married pretty much right at meeting?
shotgun wedding?


Til' death do us part...and boy did they, for about a 1/4mile along the track they "parted".
 
2014-04-29 04:49:00 PM  

steve0701: Even though it was not a passenger train, this selfish couple has still brought a lot of innocent people into their problem, from the traumatized train crew and their families,  to the poor maintenance people who need to dress up in hazmat suits to steam clean the gore and dispose of it in medical waste bags.


Technically the rail bed is exempt from hazmat cleanup, so they don't have to do too much clean up. Just enough to keep the wheels from spinning.
 
2014-04-29 04:49:37 PM  

Repo Man: I_Am_Weasel: scottydoesntknow: Actually I'm pretty sure they died within seconds of each other.

So you expected your wife to immediately bounce back from a BRAIN ANEURYSM? And since that didn't happen you decide to kill yourselves 2 months later? It can take a couple years to get over that shiat (former boss had an aneurysm years ago, still has some trouble but overall very functioning).


Yes, some may bounce back after jumping in front of a train, but it generally will not do them any good as it will often result in a bigger mess.

And you're right.  Suicide is often the penultimate in selfishness, doing it this sort of way is doubly so.


What's the ultimate in selfishness then?


Taking the last donut.
 
2014-04-29 04:50:40 PM  
What do you call the train that the seniors take to town?

Silverstreak.
 
2014-04-29 04:51:25 PM  

That Guy Jeff: Trying to tell other people what they can and can't do with their own lives is the "penultimate in selfishness." When someone decides to kill themselves, that's their choice. What kind of asshole says "I know this person was in enough pain, physical or emotional, that they decided to take their own life. But they didn't stop to consider how their pain effects ME. It's all about ME, I'm the center of the universe, how dare they make ME feel bad by doing what they saw fit with their own life??!?" Fark you for calling suicides selfish. It's selfish to push your desires and plans for someone onto them regardless of how they feel. It's their life; trying to control their decisions because of how they would make you feel is disgusting.


It is clear that you have some very strong feelings about this, but I'm not sure you understand suicide. People often make the decision to commit suicide when they are experiencing intense physical or psychological pain and see no other way out. In this situation, three months was not enough time to know what the wife's quality of life may have been down the road. The pain was recent and raw and this couple needed the help of a psychologist more than a meeting with the front end of a train. Was it their "right" to make this decision? Maybe. But, as a society, we often limit the rights of people who are not operating with their full faculties. We do this to protect them and others from harm. It isn't selfishness, it is an abundance of caution and a real respect for the value of the life of the person experiencing pain. If someone wants to take their lives after getting help and examining all of their options with the assistance of a professional there is nothing we can do, but we do try.
 
2014-04-29 04:52:02 PM  

lasercannon: Repo Man: I_Am_Weasel: scottydoesntknow: Actually I'm pretty sure they died within seconds of each other.

So you expected your wife to immediately bounce back from a BRAIN ANEURYSM? And since that didn't happen you decide to kill yourselves 2 months later? It can take a couple years to get over that shiat (former boss had an aneurysm years ago, still has some trouble but overall very functioning).


Yes, some may bounce back after jumping in front of a train, but it generally will not do them any good as it will often result in a bigger mess.

And you're right.  Suicide is often the penultimate in selfishness, doing it this sort of way is doubly so.


What's the ultimate in selfishness then?

Taking the last donut.


So the penultimate in selfishness is taking only a bite out of the last donut?
 
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