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What Happens if You Pass Away in Taiwan?

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Re: What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?

Postby Hamletintaiwan » 22 Oct 2011, 10:59

Already a thread here

http://www.forumosa.com/taiwan/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=99286

Bringing your body home will be expensive.
Leave a note that you want to be cremated.
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Re: What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?

Postby tommy525 » 22 Oct 2011, 11:01

Are you planning on leaving your body in Hualian anytime soon?
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Re: What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?

Postby Ecaps » 22 Oct 2011, 11:22

Well, I'm not sure about the rest of Taiwan but in Hualian, as per custom, your body would be ritualistically disemboweled and fed to a pack of hungry dogs.
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Re: What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?

Postby Mucha Man » 22 Oct 2011, 12:29

tommy525 wrote:Are you planning on leaving your body in Hualian anytime soon?


Funny thing to ask a guy named "monk." :lol:
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Re: What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?

Postby jimipresley » 22 Oct 2011, 12:31

May I have your organs?
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Re: What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?

Postby Mucha Man » 22 Oct 2011, 12:36

jimipresley wrote:May I have your organs?


As long as you return them when you're done.
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Re: What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?

Postby Chris » 22 Oct 2011, 12:43

Having your dead body shipped back home will be a big financial burden on your family (who would have paid a premium to fly here on short notice anyway), so it would be money-smart to specify cremation here in Taiwan if you want your remains to end up in your home country.
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Re: What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?

Postby sulavaca » 22 Oct 2011, 13:47

What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?


I think it gets a bit smelly, then a bit slimmer over time.
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Re: What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?

Postby jimipresley » 22 Oct 2011, 13:50

sulavaca wrote:
What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?


I think it gets a bit smelly, then a bit slimmer over time.

Don't forget to have a nice haircut and clip your finger/toenails. That shit will haunt you later.
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Re: What happens to my body if I pass away in Taiwan/Hualian?

Postby tsukinodeynatsu » 22 Oct 2011, 14:01

I always used to wonder what would happen to my body if I died. One parent's in Australia, the other's in the states - so do I get cut in half? :ponder:

Then again, I'll be dead, so it's not like I'm the one that needs to deal with that problem.

I'd rather be cremated and thrown into a stream or ocean to be honest. SO says I will be buried in his family plot and there's nothing I can do about it O.o; Which means I have to put up with descendants praying for money for all eternity?
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