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death, burial, bad parents 

So my housemate was given half of her mother's ashes after her death. A mother she didn't really like and didn't want to deal with. It was a pain in the ass to get it through TSA bringing it from Iowa to California.

Now we're leaving, and she doesn't want to deal with them anymore. But there's not an easy way to figure out where to disperse the ashes. Cue our aviation related solution

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

We're calling it operation "Drop the Mom." We will fly 5 miles off shore, open the door to the plane, and drop a small biodegradeable urn off the side of the plane. All perfectly legal and in accordance with EPA laws.

We're going to drop to around 500 feet or so to "drop the mom", which means the urn will impact the ocean going about 130 miles an hour.

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death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

There is a certain poetry to the fact that my housemate is going to be able to yeet her shitty mother's remains off the side of a plane like a god damn torpedo and hit the water so hard it'll probably explode on contact.

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death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

The video for the urn is hilarious when you put it into context with what we're actually going to be doing: youtube.com/watch?v=fGA7FVfR1T

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death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@pandora_parrot I love this plan so much. I also adore the video including a funnel in the instructions, because it just brings up such great questions. “How best do I wash my dead relative off this funnel so I can use it to fill a sugar jar later?”

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@pandora_parrot I literally cheered at work when I read this. I'm so happy for yall. We should all be so lucky to get a chance to yeet our hated family members from aircraft.

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@bunny_jane You know, I think she's having complicated feelings about ALL of it, because of course, still her mother. But yeah. I think it'll be a huge relief to be done with it.

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@pandora_parrot I'm sorry for being ghoulish. I should have given it more thought.

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@bunny_jane oh no no. We are definitely being ghoulish too!

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@bunny_jane I was just noting that it’s an interesting mix of feelings she’s having. She feels what you’re describing AND the mixed feelings.

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@bunny_jane I'm the person in question. It's totally fine. I definitely can't wait to be rid of her and all my memories of her alive are awful, but part sad for feeling those ways and that she's never going to be able to try to make up for what she did to me. Just complicated, but I'm going to enjoy yeeting her into the ocean.

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@pandora_parrot this is lovely

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@pandora_parrot this name is hilarious and I love it.

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@lorxus Once the deed is done, we'll call "mom's away."

And we intend to get 360 video of the "solemn event"

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@pandora_parrot I can't stop laughing, this is perfect

I'm also watching the video you linked.

"take the Eco Water Urn to your special place... and then send it flying into the ocean at Mach Fuck."

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@pandora_parrot "place the urn into the water"

"place"

"PLACE"

death, burial, bad parents, aviation 

@lorxus "Mach fuck" holy shit. 😂 😂 😂 😂

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