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November 29, 2007

I hope this isn’t it poor taste, but I just discovered this website that shows the last meal requests for those in Texas slated to be executed on Death Row (you really can find ANYTHING on the Internet).

Final Meal Requests

I especially was amused by the guy who asked for “cool whip and cherries.”

Thanks to Julie.

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11 Comments

  • Reply Alison November 29, 2007 at 6:49 pm

    I like the “one bag of assorted Jolly Ranchers” Some of those meals are HUGE!!! It kind of makes you think about what you would request if it were your last meal…

  • Reply Melanie November 29, 2007 at 7:18 pm

    I liked the Jolly Ranchers one too. Another guy just wanted a jar of dill pickles. Yet another wanted a heaping portion of lettuce. One guy requested a delicious apple, not just any old apple, a delicious one. He also wanted 2/23/90 written in icing on a cake . . .I doubt that’s his birthday. And then there’s the guy that wanted a pot of tea and 6 chocolate chip cookies–a very distinguished felon, I presume!

    Why am I writing all of this, you guys have probably read the website for yourselves?

    Kind of macabre, but fascinating, thanks!

  • Reply Edge November 29, 2007 at 7:32 pm

    I thought they took that down? they must have put it back up. I think yoru standard last meal should be just that, a standard meal. Like a Turkey and dressing TV dinner. They eat better than my family.

    ~Jef

  • Reply Jules November 29, 2007 at 7:52 pm

    Hmmmm, makes me wonder what I would eat if I knew it would be my last meal.

    (but I kind of think this stuff shouldn’t be published online even though I was sickly fascinated with reading it)

  • Reply Noelle November 29, 2007 at 8:00 pm

    I can’t believe how many drinks they each wanted. They must have large appetites! I wouldn’t be able to enjoy all my final meal requests if I was filled up with so much diet coke!

  • Reply TheMoncurs November 29, 2007 at 8:20 pm

    Ha, I’ve totally read that before and wondered if it was bad that I was so entertained…

  • Reply EK November 29, 2007 at 8:39 pm

    I liked the jar of dill pickles and the bag of assorted Jolly Ranchers. It would take forever to eat a whole bag of Jolly Ranchers.

    Sick.

  • Reply Ralphie November 29, 2007 at 9:09 pm

    I think I’d ask for a big bag of cheese puffs.

    But if I was a serial killer, I’d get cereal. Let the meal fit the crime. That’s what I always say.

  • Reply Miriam Higginson November 29, 2007 at 10:41 pm

    I think there’s something wrong with anyone who could eat at all in that situation. I related more with the guys who didn’t request anything.

  • Reply Nina G November 29, 2007 at 10:48 pm

    I’m with Miriam. I think if I knew I was taking the needle (or whatever) in a few hours, I’d be throwing up.

  • Reply janet November 30, 2007 at 4:31 am

    there is a lot of fried stuff listed. and then one guy wants liver and onions – yeeuch!

    Good thing us bloggers played this little game ourselves just a few weeks ago.

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