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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-23-2008, 07:47 AM Thread Starter
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George Carlin has left the building.....

George Carlin has passed away at age 71, appearantly he went to a medical center last night complaining of chest pains....




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That sucks.

I wonder how that meeting went at the pearly gates.
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That sucks.

I wonder how that meeting went at the pearly gates.
Probably like this----> "No, you can't come in here" :lol:

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That sucks.

I wonder how that meeting went at the pearly gates.
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God - So George, whats this about me being so all powerful that I can make a rock so big I can't pick it up?????
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Damn that sucks ! I thought he was a very funny guy.
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god damn, I saw him back in November here in philly and he was great, still had it. He told **** like it was. He will be missed

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all purpose...

George's All purpose cheer:

Well never mind, I typed it out and figured some wives and kids may be on here. But it started out with "Rat $hi.............

His bit about Americans having "Too much f*^ing stuff'.... made me laugh so hard I think I injured myself.

Or the one where "You're at a crosswalk, and somebody is walking in front of your car. You are like a god. (small g). You ask yourself, "Should I kill this MFer? Naaaahh let him live. "

He had a unique perspective on things. Sad to see him go.

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George Carlin on age.
(Absolutely Brilliant)

IF YOU DON'T READ THIS TO THE VERY END, YOU HAVE LOST A DAY IN YOUR LIFE. AND WHEN YOU HAVE FINISHED, DO AS I AM DOING AND SEND IT ON.

George Carlin's Views on Aging

Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we're kids? If you're less than 10 years old, you're so excited about aging that you think in fractions.

'How old are you?' 'I'm four and a half!' You're never thirty-six and a half. You're four and a half, going on five! That's the key

You get into your teens, now they can't hold you back. You jump to the next number, or even a few ahead.

'How old are you?' 'I'm gonna be 16!' You could be 13, but hey, you're gonna be 16! And then the greatest day of your life . You become 21. Even the words sound like a ceremony . YOU BECOME 21 YESSSS!!!

But then you turn 30. Oooohh, what happened there? Makes you sound like bad milk! He TURNED; we had to throw him out. There's no fun now, you're Just a sour-dumpling. What's wrong? What's changed?

You BECOME 21, you TURN 30, then you're PUSHING 40 . Whoa! Put on the brakes, it's all slipping away. Before you know it, you REACH 50 and your dreams are gone.

But wait!!! You MAKE it to 60. You didn't think you would!

So you BECOME 21, TURN 30, PUSH 40, REACH 50 and MAKE it to 60.

You've built up so much speed that you HIT 70! After that it's a day-by-day thing; you HIT Wednesday!

You get into your 80's and every day is a complete cycle; you HIT lunch; you TURN 4:30 ; you REACH bedtime. And it doesn't end there. Into the 90s, you start going backwards; 'I Was JUST 92.'

Then a strange thing happens. If you make it over 100, you become a little kid again. 'I'm 100 and a half!'
May you all make it to a healthy 100 and a half!!

HOW TO STAY YOUNG
1. Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight and height. Let the doctors worry about them. That is why you pay 'them.'

2. Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down.

3. Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never let the brain idle. 'An idle mind is the devil's workshop' And the devil's name is Alzheimer's.

4. Enjoy the simple things.

5. Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath.

6. The tears happen. Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person, who is with us our entire life, is ourselves. Be ALIVE while you are alive.

7. Surround yourself with what you love , whether it's family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge.

8. Cherish your health: If it is good, preserve it. If it is unstable, improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help.

9. Don't take guilt trips. Take a trip to the mall, even to the next county; to a foreign country but NOT to where the guilt is.

10. Tell the people you love that you love them, at every opportunity.

AND ALWAYS REMEMBER :
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,but by the moments that take our breath away.


GEORGE RIP
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My favorite quote of his:

Dont sweat the petty things and dont pet the sweaty things.

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Classic George Carlin.

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Too bad...smart and funny guy.

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