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* Done by Light Yagami in an AlternateEnding of the manga version of ''Manga/DeathNote''. He's now in his 50s or 60s and has been ruling as Kira for many years...and decides he's bored. So he asks Ryuk to write his name in the book. [[spoiler: In the afterlife, he gets killed many times over, for every name he wrote in the notebook. Light, being who he is, chooses not to take that sitting down, and goes to bargain with the Shinigami King. This may or may not tie into the popular fan theory that Light became a Shinigami after he died.]]

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* Done by Light Yagami in an AlternateEnding alternate ending of the manga version of ''Manga/DeathNote''. He's now in his 50s or 60s and has been ruling as Kira for many years...and decides he's bored. So he asks Ryuk to write his name in the book. [[spoiler: In [[spoiler:In the afterlife, he gets killed many times over, for every name he wrote in the notebook. Light, being who he is, chooses not to take that sitting down, and goes to bargain with the Shinigami King. This may or may not tie into the popular fan theory that Light became a Shinigami after he died.]]


* ''ComicStrip/ThePerryBibleFellowship'' did it with [[https://pbfcomics.com/comics/dinosaur-meteors/]].

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* ''ComicStrip/ThePerryBibleFellowship'' did it with [[https://pbfcomics.com/comics/dinosaur-meteors/]].com/comics/dinosaur-meteors/ dinosaurs]].


* ''ComicStrip/ThePerryBibleFellowship'' did it with [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/?cid=PBF055-Dinosaur_Meteors.jpg dinosaurs]].

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* ''ComicStrip/ThePerryBibleFellowship'' did it with [[http://www.pbfcomics.com/?cid=PBF055-Dinosaur_Meteors.jpg dinosaurs]].[[https://pbfcomics.com/comics/dinosaur-meteors/]].


* If successful at the button input at the end of [[WhoWantsToLiveForever Zasalamel's]] story in ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur 3'', he sits down and writes book after book (eventually enough to fill a city library), all based on his past lives. With the last book done and his quill dry, he just sits back and waits for his long-welcomed end.

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* If successful at ''VideoGame/{{Broforce}}'': Defied in the button input at GoldenEnding. [[spoiler: Jesus notes that, having thoroughly brought peace to the end of [[WhoWantsToLiveForever Zasalamel's]] story world, there's nothing left for a soldier like you to do in ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur 3'', he sits down and writes book after book (eventually enough to fill a city library), all based on his past lives. With the last book done and his quill dry, world, so he just sits back and waits for his long-welcomed end.has you AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistance...more specifically, to Texas. It's [[EagleLand that kind of game.]] ]]


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* If successful at the button input at the end of [[WhoWantsToLiveForever Zasalamel's]] story in ''VideoGame/SoulCalibur 3'', he sits down and writes book after book (eventually enough to fill a city library), all based on his past lives. With the last book done and his quill dry, he just sits back and waits for his long-welcomed end.


** Referenced in ''Literature/TheRestaurantAtTheEndOfTheUniverse''. The planet Ursa Minor Beta is so beautiful that when a travel guide announced, "When you are tired of Ursa Minor Beta you are tired of life", the suicide rate there quadrupled overnight.

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** Referenced in ''Literature/TheRestaurantAtTheEndOfTheUniverse''. The planet Ursa Minor Beta is so beautiful that when a travel guide announced, "When you are tired of Ursa Minor Beta you are tired of life", the suicide rate there quadrupled overnight. Although given that the description of the place doesn't sound all ''that'' great if you don't like surfing and clubbing, perhaps the point was that nobody wanted to admit it wasn't all it's cracked up to be.


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* At the end of one ''ComicBook/{{Deadpool}}'' story, Deadpool says this after slaughtering his enemies.



-->'''Captain Hook:''' Death is the only adventure we have left...

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-->'''Captain Hook:''' Death is the only adventure we you have left...



* In ''Series/TrueBlood'', Godric, a bored 2000-year-old vampire, [[SuicideBySunlight decides to stay in the sun]].
** "Bored" may be the wrong word. Godric has seen human death and suffering in all variations, and his attempts to end vampire-human conflict goes poorly. He may just be tired of the futile cycles vampires and humans go through.

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* In ''Series/TrueBlood'', Godric, a bored 2000-year-old vampire, [[SuicideBySunlight decides to stay in the sun]].
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sun]]. "Bored" may be the wrong word. Godric has seen human death and suffering in all variations, and his attempts to end vampire-human conflict goes poorly. He may just be tired of the futile cycles vampires and humans go through.



* [[spoiler: Pierce / Cain]] on ''Series/Lucifer2016'' has, in his words, seen and done everything there is to do on Earth, and all he wants at this point is for it to end. Unfortunately, he has such an absurdly powerful HealingFactor that nothing he's tried has been enough to kill him - and that includes jumping into a volcano. "That was a rough six months."

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* [[spoiler: Pierce / Cain]] Pierce[=/=]Cain]] on ''Series/Lucifer2016'' has, in his words, seen and done everything there is to do on Earth, and all he wants at this point is for it to end. Unfortunately, he has such an absurdly powerful HealingFactor that nothing he's tried has been enough to kill him - and that includes jumping into a volcano. "That was a rough six months."



* Many people in retirement homes end up follow this line of thinking. As a culture (in the United States at least), we feel that once you're in a home, it's over. Time to just wait for death. [[YourMindMakesItReal And this attitude causes quick degradation of physical and mental abilities and become a self fulfilling prophecy.]] A lot of Developmental Psych textbooks and experts say that retirement homes need to avert this trope with their residents.

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* Many people in retirement homes end up follow this line of thinking. As a culture (in the United States at least), we feel that once you're in a home, it's over. Time to just wait for death. [[YourMindMakesItReal And this attitude causes quick degradation of physical and mental abilities and become a self fulfilling self-fulfilling prophecy.]] A lot of Developmental Psych textbooks and experts say that retirement homes need to avert this trope with their residents.


* Subverted in ''Literature/RobotsAndEmpire''. Gladia describes to D.G. how the long-lived Spacers someday reach a point when life becomes boring, and they feel they have seen it all. However, when he asks her how common suicide is among Spacers, she answers "Zero. Suicide is impossible when surrounded by ThreeLawsCompliant robots."



* Creator/IsaacAsimov's ''[[http://www.thrivenotes.com/the-last-answer/ The Last Answer]]'' (not to be confused with the more widely known ''The Last Question'') deals with a superior entity which turns out to have created the universe and everything in it, but isn't in fact any sort of god as imagined by humankind. It has grown to know everything, with the exception of anything concerning its own origin and ending. Thus it collects countless intellects from the universe, and gives them just one thing to do: think. The intellects soon find out that they can do nothing else as they are disembodied, and even suicide is easily reversed by the entity; left with no alternatives, all the intellects eventually resolve to find a way to destroy the entity so they themselves can cease existing. The entity is satisfied, for that is exactly why it has created the intellects in the first place.
--> "For what could any Entity, conscious of eternal existence, want but an end?"

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* Creator/IsaacAsimov's ''[[http://www.Creator/IsaacAsimov:
** "Literature/TheLastAnswer": [[http://www.
thrivenotes.com/the-last-answer/ The Last Answer]]'' (not to be confused with the more widely known ''The Last Question'') deals with a [link]]] A superior entity which turns out to have created the universe and everything in it, but isn't in fact any sort of god as imagined by humankind. It has grown to know everything, with the exception of anything concerning its own origin and ending. Thus it collects countless intellects from the universe, and gives them just one thing to do: think. The intellects soon find out that they can do nothing else as they are disembodied, and even suicide is easily reversed by the entity; left with no alternatives, all the intellects eventually resolve to find a way to destroy the entity so they themselves can cease existing. The entity is satisfied, for that is exactly why it has created the intellects in the first place.
--> ---> "For what could any Entity, conscious of eternal existence, want but an end?"end?"
** ''Literature/RobotsAndEmpire'': (SubvertedTrope) Gladia describes to D.G. how the long-lived Spacers someday reach a point when life becomes boring, and they feel they have seen it all. However, when he asks her how common suicide is among Spacers, she answers "Zero. Suicide is impossible when surrounded by ThreeLawsCompliant robots."


* Phil fails to do this in ''Film/GroundhogDay''. Or, rather, he succeeds multiple times...CrowningMomentOfFunny too.

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* Phil fails to do this in ''Film/GroundhogDay''. Or, rather, he succeeds multiple times...CrowningMomentOfFunny SugarWiki/FunnyMoments too.


* Not quite suicide, but similar: in the Classic ''[[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons D&D]]'' game, characters who attain supreme Immortal status, but get bored with playing super-godlings, can forfeit their Immortality to be reborn as a mortal again. Characters who do this once, then work their way up to supreme Immortal status ''again'', AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence and are permanently removed from play.

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* In ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'':
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Not quite suicide, but similar: in the Classic ''[[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons D&D]]'' game, characters who attain supreme Immortal status, but get bored with playing super-godlings, can forfeit their Immortality to be reborn as a mortal again. Characters who do this once, then work their way up to supreme Immortal status ''again'', AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence and are permanently removed from play.play.
** Inverted by the [[TheHedonist hedonistic]] Society of Sensation: since they aim to experience all the best of what TheMultiverse has to offer, having died and returned to life is a ''prerequisite'' for promotion in the ranks. (While {{Dimensional Travel|er}} lets them drop in on the various afterlives without dying, it's just not the same as doing it the old-fashioned way...)



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-->'''Captain Hook:''' Prepare to die, Peter!
-->'''Peter Pan:''' To die will be a great adventure.
-->'''Captain Hook:''' Death is the only adventure we have left...

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* [[spoiler: Pierce / Cain]] on ''Series/Lucifer2016'' has, in his words, seen and done everything there is to do on Earth, and all he wants at this point is for it to end. Unfortunately, he has such an absurdly powerful HealingFactor that nothing he's tried has been enough to kill him - and that includes jumping into a volcano. "That was a rough six months."


** In ''Literature/LifeTheUniverseAndEverything'' and ''Literature/AndAnotherThing,'' we have Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged. In an accident that has never been successfully repeated, he made himself immortal. In the former volume, he is using his immortality along with time travel to insult every single being in the galaxy. To their faces. One at a time. In alphabetical order. In the latter, he's given up on that and spends the entire book trying to find a way to die. [[spoiler:He eventually finds a reason to live when he falls in love with Trillian, but he still goes through with it. Fortunately, the chosen method doesn't kill him immediately but restores his mortality so he can grow old with her.]]

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** In ''Literature/LifeTheUniverseAndEverything'' and ''Literature/AndAnotherThing,'' we have Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged. In an accident that has never been successfully repeated, he made himself immortal. In the former volume, he is using his immortality along with time travel to insult every single being who has ever existed in the galaxy. To their faces. One at a time. In alphabetical order. In the latter, he's given up on that and spends the entire book trying to find a way to die. [[spoiler:He eventually finds a reason to live when he falls in love with Trillian, but he still goes through with it. Fortunately, the chosen method doesn't kill him immediately but restores his mortality so he can grow old with her.]]


* Creator/LarryNiven wrote a short story set in the Draco Tavern called "The Schumann Computer" where the title AI shuts itself down because it's solved every possible problem. The builders/investors are then told that this eventually happens to ''every'' AI.

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* Creator/LarryNiven wrote a short story set in the Draco Tavern Literature/TheDracoTavern called "The Schumann Computer" where the title AI shuts itself down because it's solved every possible problem. The builders/investors are then told that this eventually happens to ''every'' AI.


* In the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Cheese Chasers", Hubie and Bertie eat pig out on cheese to the point that they get sick of the stuff and they, feeling there's nothing left to live for, decide to commit suicide by cat.
-->'''Hubie:''' An average mouse eats 12 pounds of cheese in a lifetime. I figure tonight, we've lived 2,000 years!

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Cheese Chasers", Hubie and Bertie eat pig out on cheese to the point that they get sick of the stuff and they, feeling there's nothing left to live for, decide to commit suicide by cat.
-->'''Hubie:''' An Bert, an average mouse eats 12 pounds of cheese in a lifetime. I figure tonight, we've lived 2,000 years!


* ''WesternAnimation/LegendOfKorra'' combines this with AscendedToAHigherPlaneOfExistence with [[spoiler:Iroh]], who didn't so much die as he did decide he'd done everything he had to do in the real world and retire to the Spirit World.

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* ''WesternAnimation/LegendOfKorra'' ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' combines this with AscendedToAHigherPlaneOfExistence with [[spoiler:Iroh]], who didn't so much die as he did decide he'd done everything he had to do in the real world and retire to the Spirit World.World.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short "Cheese Chasers", Hubie and Bertie eat pig out on cheese to the point that they get sick of the stuff and they, feeling there's nothing left to live for, decide to commit suicide by cat.
-->'''Hubie:''' An average mouse eats 12 pounds of cheese in a lifetime. I figure tonight, we've lived 2,000 years!

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