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R.I.P An Acronym we could do without?

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posted on Jan, 2 2014 @ 06:29 PM
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I personally find the use of R.I.P to be...well, disrespectful.

I mean, if you're going to say or comment one last time on someones death do we really have to resort to the use of an acronym? Are we that lazy in this day and age?
-Is it that hard to just type "Rest in peace"? It's only eight more letters.

-Am I the only one that sees this as being a tacky way to send someone off?



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posted on Jan, 2 2014 @ 06:34 PM
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I think it gets shortened because tombstone makers charge by the letter.
I say it in hope they don't come back as a zombie/vampire.



posted on Jan, 2 2014 @ 06:42 PM
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I don't like seeing Rest In Peace on any tombstone. To me it just looks as though their loved ones just said, I can't think of anything nice to put on the tombstone so lets go with option A.



posted on Jan, 2 2014 @ 06:43 PM
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Spike Milligans is the best I ever saw...


"I told you I was poorly"



posted on Jan, 2 2014 @ 07:04 PM
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well maybe, but, it sure looks cool on the tombstones at the entrance to the "Haunted Mansion" at Disney World and on those styro-foam tombstones in the front yards of Suburbanites at Holloween



posted on Jan, 2 2014 @ 07:40 PM
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Like it or not, it's part of the vocabulary. I much prefer

E.O.F.



posted on Jan, 2 2014 @ 07:41 PM
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EOF? It is late tell me



posted on Jan, 2 2014 @ 07:47 PM
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boymonkey74
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EOF? It is late tell me


Let's give it awhile and see if anyone knows. I promise to post it tomorrow.



posted on Jan, 2 2014 @ 09:55 PM
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I'm thinking:
End Of...
something ;lol:



posted on Jan, 3 2014 @ 12:20 AM
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canucks555
I personally find the use of R.I.P to be...well, disrespectful.

I mean, if you're going to say or comment one last time on someones death do we really have to resort to the use of an acronym? Are we that lazy in this day and age?
-Is it that hard to just type "Rest in peace"? It's only eight more letters.

-Am I the only one that sees this as being a tacky way to send someone off?



edit on 2-1-2014 by canucks555 because: (no reason given)


Really, this is your biggest bugaboo in life?



posted on Jan, 3 2014 @ 01:21 AM
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End of file....



posted on Jan, 3 2014 @ 04:45 AM
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reply to post by chrismarco
 


When I was a kid i used wonder who RIP was?



posted on Jan, 3 2014 @ 05:10 AM
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without raster image processing - my printing would grind to a halt - long live RIP



posted on Jan, 3 2014 @ 08:27 AM
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posted on Jan, 3 2014 @ 12:39 PM
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crawley
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End of File. It's a computer term that was once used especially in text editors, which were much different than word processors' full screen editors of today. They would have one line of visible text that you would have to scroll through as you were writing a program or script. If you reached the end of the file a discrete "EOF" would pop up at he bottom indicating that's where you were. Although I doubt I'll have any sort of tombstone or plaque, I always thought it would be cool to have my name, dates, and a simple "EOF" at the bottom to perhaps puzzle future cemetery visitors.



posted on Jan, 3 2014 @ 01:41 PM
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When I was a kid I thought R.I.P just meant as in 'ripped', because I wasn't familiar with the acronym



posted on Jan, 3 2014 @ 04:16 PM
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Where does it say in the thread that it's the biggest "buggaboo" in my life?
-Flagged.
- I see you're new to ATS, please learn how to respond here without coming off as a jerk , thanks.
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