Entertainment "Weekend at Bernie's" Rican style

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Dead gambler embalmed, propped up at poker table
    By David K. Li
    January 26, 2016 | 12:23pm

    Henry Rosario Martinez (left) loved poker so much that when he died, he was embalmed and propped up at a poker table with his loved ones. Photo: CEN
    This guy’s already cashed out — but that didn’t stop his pals from paying him a macabre tribute.
    Henry Rosario Martinez, a 31-year-old avid gambler, died earlier this month from booze and an overdose of prescription pills in his hometown of Barceloneta, Puerto Rico.
    Before Martinez was buried, the man’s dad had undertakers embalm his son, dress him in sunglasses and casual clothes and prop him up at a poker table so loved ones could see him one more time, doing what he enjoyed, CEN reported.
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    A full house of friends gathered around Martinez’s corpse, anted up the memories and snapped pictures of him at the poker table, with a full stack of chips in front of him.
    Jose Melendez, owner of Eterna Luz Funeral Services, admitted he’s never done a job quite like this — but said it’s not unusual for grieving loved ones to request an arrangement to show how the dearly departed lived.
    ”It’s the first time we ever did this here. But we take it was something normal because this kind of things have been done in other parts of our country,” Melendez said.
     
  2. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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  3. regult

    regult 4 Goals...

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    I've seen stuff like this before with Puerto Ricans. Odd stuff, but I suppose it helps the living get over it.
     
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    DiamondGoddess Born Ready for My Close-Up! Gold

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    Sounds like a suicide--booze n pills OD?

    Oh. n Kreepay!!!
     
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    Avid gambler=owed lots of money to the wrong people
     
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    LOL that's great.
     
  7. DiamondGoddess

    DiamondGoddess Born Ready for My Close-Up! Gold

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    Oh my!!!

    Great catch, joke.

    The gamblers i've known were always broke, and even bigger wins evaporated quickly.

    Dude was young, too.
     
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    What in the actual fuck?!?!?!

    This wins, hands down, for creepiest thread I've ever clicked on. :shakey:
     
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  10. GLguygardner

    GLguygardner "I break bread, ribs, hundred dollar bills..."

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    That sp...err...spanish american got my Yankee hat
     
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    How come Puerto Ricans who live in Puerto Rico wear NY Yankees hats? And Puerto Ricans who live anywhere except Puerto Rico have their bodies/car shrouded in Puerto Rican shit? What does a Puerto Rican Flag air freshener smell like?
     
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    Dick Fitzwell Opinions are like assholes ... and so am I

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    Regret
     
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    Thats some creepy shit right there
     
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    This was my favorite ... because they finally found a bigger stiff than Ryan Reynolds to be Green Lantern.
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