Your cremated loved one's ashes can be pressed into a vinyl record

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/02/15/your-cremated-loved-ones-ash.html

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As long as I can have this …

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I’m conflicted about Step 6.

Also, Do used record bins become cemetaries? sacred spaces? or just haunted?

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I am conflicted. Can I have my organs harvested for donation and the rest cremated and turned into a mix tape? I like the idea of ‘a final message’ but I really do want to donate (no really I do not want to die because that terrifies me but that is not possible outside of theology so next best thing. What do do with the meat puppet left behind.)

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Or, if you didn’t love them all that much, have them pressed into an album they hated.

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Reminds me of Mark Gruenwald’s ashes mixed into the ink of the first printing of the Squadron Supreme trade paperback.

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Can I get mine made so it has an even more disturbing message when played backwards?

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That kinda falls under: How can I miss you if you won’t go away.

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I told my husband I want to be made into this:

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That is a tough, tough question. But if I had to choose, it would be A Love Supreme

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It would turn out that really annoying relative would wind up with an equally annoying scratch-skip on their album.

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It’s been known to happen.

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All three?

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Both good choices, but I’d go for brevity:

I played this at my best friend’s wake…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pS8Hi-HAIgs

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Seems obvious in hindsight, but couldn’t the record be stories told by the deceased?

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