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For Whom The Bell Tolls

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Eric, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. Eric

    Eric Big Giant Head Staff Member Admin Silver Member

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    I was at the doctor today, getting a couple of prescriptions renewed. The doctor's office apparently recently changed their office musac to some fairly Wagnerian classical music. Just before the doctor came in, the song changed to one with solemn organ music. When the doctor walked in, I asked him if there was something he needed to tell me. He didn't get it, even after I explained it.:supergrin: Perhaps I slice my humor too thin, but listening to organ dirges at the doctor's office is creepy. I kept expecting someone to start embalming me. Eric
     
  2. Arc Angel

    Arc Angel Deus Vult!

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    You learn to live with it. ;)

    One perception that help me to cope is the realization that I'm NOT going to pass until that (preordained) moment when my time here is through. Personally I find that thought very comforting. :)
     

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzeBIABXXSg&feature=youtube_gdata_player"]Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls [With Lyrics] [Full HD 1080p] - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Time marches on! :supergrin:
     
  5. GVIFlyer

    GVIFlyer Senior Member

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    I like the John Donne reference from his meditation that reminds us that the death of any of us diminishes the rest of us.

    No Man Is An Island

    No man is an island,
    Entire of itself.
    Each is a piece of the continent,
    A part of the main.
    If a clod be washed away by the sea,
    Europe is the less.
    As well as if a promontory were.
    As well as if a manor of thine own
    Or of thine friend's were.
    Each man's death diminishes me,
    For I am involved in mankind.
    Therefore, send not to know
    For whom the bell tolls,
    It tolls for thee.

    John Donne
    Meditation 17
    Devotions upon Emergent Occasions
    1624
     
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    It tolls for thee. tom.
     
  7. Eric

    Eric Big Giant Head Staff Member Admin Silver Member

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    Guys, I just thought it was funny and a little creepy to hear organ music at the doctor's office. You all are bringing me down.:supergrin: Eric
     
  8. GVIFlyer

    GVIFlyer Senior Member

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    Hopefully, it wasn't this little ditty from Chopin.

    [ame]http://youtu.be/30OIz2t7h9s[/ame]
     
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    RonS Millennium Member

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    There are some people who should have upgraded to the model with the sense of humor. I'm lucky my doctor is someone you can joke with. A year ago he asked me, "So, how's the depression treating you." He about busted a gut when I told him with a completely deadpan delivery, "I have decided I'm not depressed. You and all the other people in the world are just in denial."
     
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    I would be even more concerned if the doctor insisted that you pay up front.
     
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    GVIFlyer Senior Member

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    LOL! :rofl:
     
  12. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etAIpkdhU9Q&sns=em"]AC/DC - Hells Bells - YouTube[/ame]
     
  13. Eric

    Eric Big Giant Head Staff Member Admin Silver Member

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    OK, let's make this a thread a list of songs that should be played in a doctor's office:



    • Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
    • Bad Case of Loving You - Robert Palmer
    • I Want A New Drug - Huey Lewis & The News
    • Doctor My Eyes - Jackson Brown
    • Somebody Get Me A Doctor - Van Halen
    • Dear Doctor - Rolling Stones
    • Calling Doctor Love - KISS
    • Dr Feelgood - Mötley Crüe
    • Why Does It Hurt When I Pee - Frank Zappa
    • Industrial Disease - Dire Straights
    • Down With The Sickness - Disturbed
    • Spreading The Disease - Queensryche
    • Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.
    • Hurt - Johnny Cash (NIN)
    • Bleed It Out - Linkin Park
    • Disease - Matchbox 20
     
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    You left out Saliva.
     
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    13 ROMEO 2nd Armored Cav

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

    I can see the faces once they realize what the song is about!:whistling:
     
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    Ok, I just spent the last hour listening to Metallica videos on youtube.

    Thanks man. :thumbsup:
     
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    Stairway to Heaven, Led Zeppelin
     
  19. Eric

    Eric Big Giant Head Staff Member Admin Silver Member

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    My new dentist has a thing for power funk. There are worse things to listne to while getting excavated than Parliament, Bootsy Collins and Slade. HH