Have you ever had your life flash before your eyes?

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  1. SIPAWITZ

    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    im asking cause my daughter was in a car wreck (shes fine a little bruised) last night and said she saw her life pass before her eyes.

    it happened to me in 1981 when i had to jump off a huffy into a catwalk to avoid being killed by an incoming plane that was heading straight for me.

    it happened so fast but i remember seeing my house, my parents and my car



    just curious to see if this has happened to others here
     
  2. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    not too sure how it happens :dontknow:
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    its amazing how the brain would trigger this
     
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    Never.

    I've never really been in a situation where I thought I was about to die either, might have something to do with it.
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    yea that seems to be the only time it happens...and i dont think it happens when your life is threatened by lets say a hostage or shooting incedent

    it has to be a sudden and unexpected
     
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    Perhaps our brains are searching our memories like a catalog looking for solutions to a life threatening problem we have never encountered and our conscience is just going along as an observer, as ancient alien theorists believe.
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    interesting...seems plausible
     
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    yeah, sounds like a memory dump :dontknow:
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    what do you mean?
     
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    My life didn't flash before my eyes but I did have very strange thoughts and emotions before I lost consciousness.
     
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    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

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    That's actually a really interesting theory!
     
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    well, the memory sections of our brains are basically organic computers, so if the computer thinks it's getting turned off, it could seek to protect the information in a memory dump, say into a new container (that in this case might not be quite ready) :dontknow:
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    you were going to die?
     
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    RH Goatcabin Notable Member VIP

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    What's a huffy?
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    i can buy that also..
     
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    gilaet Xanax Service Dog Staff Member

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    Uploading to St. Peter for the performance review. :coffee:
     
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    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

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    Yep, massive internal blood loss. I went blind and deaf before I lost consciousness.
     
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    Bicycle? :dontknow:
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    its a tractor that moves aircraft around the flight deck

    ill look for a picture