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George Carlin Has Died

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posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 12:05 AM
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God bless and speed George carlin.. RIP
I will miss him so much its almsot making me tear... I first watched carlin when i was 9 years old...that is how i learned my first bad word, the F word, and as a result, of saying it aroudn the hsoue i got my butt reemed lol. BUt i alwasy LOVED and admired his political humor, and truthful humor about us americans, and how bad government is. He spoke the truth, starting in 1988, What am i doing in NJ....if anyone remembers that show. About how they wanna get rid of the toy guns, and keep the real ones, lol,. I remember watching an old sketch of him back in the 60's on Johnny carson.
For what its worth, the past few months, on cable(Io tv) they have been playing carlin episodes going back to 1978... that told me right thier and then, something was up. I sensed his time was coming. Only reason tv stations play past episodes like this, is to hoor or remember someone recently deceased.
George carlin we love you man...and despite you not beliving in angels and heaven, i truley and pray you are thier man




posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 12:07 AM
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Originally posted by Majal
Once again, I have to thank a poster for simply being himself....it appeals to so very many of us.... I think I can say that I... welcome your continued contribution to this thread.


Well, aren't you a sweet little knot-head! Hell, I like you, too. You can come over to my house and polish my SUV.



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 12:11 AM
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This may sound silly to some of you, but I don't care. I loved this man and always wished that he had been my grandfather. Everyone knows he woulda made one heck of a kickass grandpa!

RIP George Carlin



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 12:15 AM
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RIP,GC you will be greatly missed
he was right about our elections it does not matter who you vote for because in the end nothing changes.



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 12:27 AM
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Originally posted by Doc Velocity
Well, aren't you a sweet little knot-head! Hell, I like you, too. You can come over to my house and polish my SUV.


I am not someone you can bait into a flame war in an attempt to disrupt a thread. For future reference, however, you should know that sarcasm and blatant personal attacks are about as compatible as an acid and a base.

If anyone feels the need to respond to his post in a way that could potentially INCITE a flame war: please, don't do it. That is exactly what he's looking for.

Let's try to stay on topic. I think this particular video applies to this very situation.



[edit on 24-6-2008 by Majal]



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 03:22 AM
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hey all you folks on the west coast - Coast to Coast is re-airing an interview with George Carlin right now on the radio....1am-2am....listening to it right now.........very cool
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posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 08:49 AM
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Like many others have observed in this thread, I rarely get upset at the news of celebrity deaths. I usually have a "awww, that's too bad..." moment and leave it at that.

The news of George Carlins' death was not one of those moments. I was very saddened by it and felt a tangible sense of loss. I will truly miss him.

That said, I've spent most of this morning listening to, watching and laughing my ass off at some classic GC moments and thought it was fitting to share one of my personal favourites.

"THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR" (use your inner Carlin voice when reading this! It adds to the experience!)

* anal rape
* quicksand
* body lice
* evil spirits
* gridlock
* acid rain
* continental drift
* labor violence
* flash floods
* rabies
* torture
* bad luck
* calcium deficiency
* falling rocks
* cattle stampedes
* bank failure
* evil neighbors
* killer bees
* organ rejection
* lynching
* toxic waste
* unstable dynamite
* religious fanatics
* prickly heat
* price fixing
* moral decay
* hotel fires
* loss of face
* stink bombs
* bubonic plague
* neo-Nazis
* friction
* cereal weevils
* failure of will
* chain reactions
* soil erosion
* mail fraud
* dry rot
* voodoo curses
* broken glass
* snake bites
* parasites
* white slavery
* public ridicule
* faithless friends
* random violence
* breach of contract
* family scandals
* charlatans
* transverse militias
* structural defects
* race riots
* sun spots
* rogue elephants
* wax buildup
* killer frost
* jealous coworkers
* root canals
* mental fatigue
* corporal punishment
* sneak attacks
* peer pressure
* vigilantes
* birth defects
* false advertising
* ungrateful children
* financial ruin
* mildew
* loss of priveleges
* bad drugs
* ill-fitting shoes
* widespread chaos
* stray bullets
* runaway trains
* chemical spills
* locusts
* airline food
* shipwrecks
* prowlers
* bathtub accidents
* faulty merchandise
* terrorism
* discrimination
* wrongful cremation
* carbon deposits
* beef tapeworms
* taxation without representation
* escaped maniacs
* sunburn
* abandonment
* threatening letters
* entropy
* nine-mile fever
* poor workmanship
* absentee landlord
* solitary confinement
* depletion of the ozone layer
* unworthiness
* intestinal bleeding
* defrocked priests
* loss of equilibrium
* disgruntled employees
* global warming
* card sharks
* poisoned meat
* nuclear accidents
* broken promises
* contamination of the water supply
* obscene phone calls
* nuclear winter
* wayward girls
* mutual assured destruction
* rampaging moose
* the greenhouse effect
* cluster headaches
* social isolation
* Dutch elm disease
* contraction of the universe
* paper cuts
* eternal damnation
* the wrath of God
**and**
* PARANOIA!!!

Thanks for all the great memories and laughs George! We'll miss ya.



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 09:02 AM
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One of the best stand up comedians the world will ever know. I am happy just to have been able to watch him. Thanks for many laughs.

Good bye George.



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 09:26 AM
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Is it me?

Or does it seem like everybody is dieing..



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 12:22 PM
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I was a fan.






www.youtube.com...



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 02:10 PM
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Originally posted by N.B.A.Y.S.O.H
I was a fan.






www.youtube.com...


And i'm STILL a Fan.... He IS still the best : )

I bet he's at that Strip club by the airport after all...getting a little taste of heaven lol



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 04:43 PM
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Originally posted by Thuggin
Is it me? Or does it seem like everybody is dieing..


Yes, it is you, and everybody is dying. It's the natural order of Life — we're all born, live, die, and go back to dust for recycling. Nobody has beaten the system yet.

Here's an encouraging hint, though, if you're getting anxious about it. Try switching off your TV and radio, stop wasting your money on newspapers and magazines, and spend less time on the Internet. In other words, trying just living without a deluge of useless information 24/7.

You'll be amazed — suddenly, it seems like hardly anybody is dying! Suddenly, there are fewer earthquakes, fewer tsunamis, no impending apocalypse, and much less overall angst in your world.

Point is, our mass communication networks produce the illusion that things are much worse than they are. Tune them out and have a happier, stress-free life.



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 07:51 PM
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I don't agree with your view of George Carlin, but thats neither here nor there. This post of yours is very good and spot on.

I'm not sure if you meant it to be a sarcastic, smart ass type response or what, but it is the unfortunate truth.

Good post



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 08:49 PM
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Man - that is a good piece of advice and one that Carlin would endorse wholeheartedly me thinks
I took a week off to go to a wedding and though I took my laptop I couldn't use it cause there was no wireless where I was staying...I used the house computer once a day to check my email and spent the rest sitting in the sun reading, thinking and - watch this - smiling
Was the best week I've had in months...



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 08:52 PM
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No, not smart ass nor sarcastic. I think that the majority of stress and turmoil in the world today is directly attributable to information saturation — makes the world seem smaller, gives us a false sense of involvement in situations and events that have no bearing on our lives, and creates the urgent illusion that civilization is "spiraling out of control," driving many to the very brink of insanity.



posted on Jun, 24 2008 @ 09:25 PM
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I didn't agree with a lot of what the guy said but I loved him. He made you think and question yourself on so many different levels. A true genius and free thinker. He will be missed and his life will be celebrated.

On Coast to Coast they are sharing a 2 hour interview they did with him several years ago. He's almost more interesting to listen to in this format. Just click the link below and look on that page for the 5 streaming links. You will kick yourself if you don't listen. It will probably be gone tomorrow.

www.coasttocoastam.com...



posted on Jun, 25 2008 @ 12:01 AM
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subita morte exstingui........someone who dies before his time


RIP George.



posted on Jun, 25 2008 @ 07:45 PM
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now, I'm 15 years old
When I saw george carlin on youtube, about 6 months ago, I was astonished that there was finally someone TELLING THE TRUTH!
When I try explaining how #ed up everything is to people in school, I cite george carlin. Even so, they tell me he is a comedian and everything in the country is fine, and if I dont like it, I should leave.

We have ourselves another ENTIRE GENERATION that has been brainwashed. Hell, the last great generation in america were those hippies in the 60s who stood for peace, love, and sexual freedom. Now we got a bunch of uptight dumbass plastic fabricated kids.

I wish george could be around to see us destroy ourselves. I will carry his words with me forever.



posted on Jun, 26 2008 @ 01:01 AM
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he'll be missed forever



posted on Jun, 26 2008 @ 08:28 PM
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I will allway's remember Al Sleet the hippie dippie weather man bringing you
all the hippie dippie weather man.

Thank You
George RIP.




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