"All dogs go to Heaven, because we're not the ones who screwed up."
Prizes Include: A New Car, A Maui Vacation And The Grim Reaper
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"If you can't beat 'em, join 'em."
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A man reads the obituary and compares his age to the deceased.
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"Please, Al. You know the backstroke scares the children."
"Beuford was too old for a sexual frenzy."
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"Relax, honey - change is good."
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"I see he finally got rid of that idiotic comb-over."
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"I always lived vicariously. Why can't I die vicariously?"
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A car's soul escapes as it expires at the meter.
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"I do hope you're here for the circumcision."
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"He's in a better place now-no offense to Buffalo."
"Not so fast. I got life PLUS seventy-five years."
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"The Sudden, Sure Knowledge That One's Best Efforts Have Come To Naught."
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"Hey, Gramps, is 'deathbed' one word or two?"
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"I got it this far - don't stop me now."
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Good News / Bad News
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"He was just a year away from retirement."
"He's dead. Would you like his voice mail?"
"Thank goodness you're here - I can't accomplish anything unless I have a deadline."
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"I wouldn't have thought baby boomers could still do cannonballs."
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"And don't go auctioning off my stuff."
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"You were really great out there!"
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"Sometimes I give myself the creeps."
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"I need to wait until the euphoria wears off before I start dating again."
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