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What is one of your favorite world records?

Asked at Dillons, 1015 West 23rd St. on November 18, 2011

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“The record for the world’s longest fingernails.”

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“I tend to like the ones with an athletic component, such as the record for most flips in a row a skateboard.”

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Paul R Getto 2 years, 4 months ago

Longest fingernails. I hope the competitors have someone who will feed them.

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tange 2 years, 4 months ago

Smallest men wielding pepper spray.

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beatrice 2 years, 4 months ago

Longest occupation of Wall Street?

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Gandalf 2 years, 5 months ago

We may set a new record today for removed comments on the OTS.

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blindrabbit 2 years, 5 months ago

The K-State folks say a two fence system works much better. They say place a second single wire 4 feet inside and about 4 feet off the ground from the first fence. The distance between the two is important; deer apparently get confused and spooked because it messes up their jumping distance. I've got a section of two barbed wire fences about 10 feet apart, they have no problem with that.

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riverdrifter 2 years, 5 months ago

I still get gamey from time to time but the rut is by and large over for me, I guess. Blind, the over/under for a max deer jump is right at 7.5 ft. Guess you need to get some of that 8' deer wire.

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Flap Doodle 2 years, 5 months ago

"...it's a muddled up rut here this year..." My recent experiences in bars confirms that.

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blindrabbit 2 years, 5 months ago

river: Thanks for the tip, but I mean there is no bark or limbs left on these trees, skinned right to the ground. I have a small orchard and loose about 3-4 trees per year! Once the tree diameter gets to about 3" they seem to be safe; also, once the tree is significantly damaged, it does not seem to be able to recover regardless of what I do to save it. Guess I need to get a pack of pit-bulls. But what really works for all deer problems is spraying a egg yolk, hot sauce, detergent and water mixture on the trees, but need to do it every couple of weeks; I obviously waited too long this time around.

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uglyrumor 2 years, 5 months ago

The fat twins on motorcycles or the Indian guy with the long fingernails.

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riverdrifter 2 years, 5 months ago

Blind: I think Nov. 13th is considered by the insurance companies to be the peak of the rut here in Kansas based on car/deer collision incidents. However, 2 out-of-state friends who just returned home after a 10-day bowhunt here say it's a muddled up rut here this year and images from my 3 trail cameras agree with them. Seems like it's a drawn-out rut season this year. One thing for sure, though: by the time we rifle hunters climb into the stands on Nov. 30 the rut will be a distant memory. You can get some pruning seal for those trees at HD or Earl Mays and might be able to salvage them.

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blindrabbit 2 years, 5 months ago

riverdrifter: Someone (knowledgeable) told me the peak day for the whitetail rut around here is November 18th. Must be some truth to that, went out this morning and 3 of my 3 year old peach trees look like they were attacked by a moose, nothing left but skinned trunks.

But the best record for me, still a Olympic Record but no longer a World Record, was the Bob Beamon long jump at 29+ feet that held for 20+ years.

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Antonym 2 years, 5 months ago

So, R_I and RD are both in SanFran.

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g_rock 2 years, 5 months ago

You're once, twice Three times a lady Yes you're once twice Three times a lady

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

Damn . . . lace undies one time and branded for life . . .

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

Damn . . . lace undies one time and branded for life . . .

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RETICENT_IRREVERENT 2 years, 5 months ago

Snap, I would avoid wearing heels near Roe also. Just saying...

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Flap Doodle 2 years, 5 months ago

I'm not going to be romping the the woods near Roe whilst wearing my Bambi suit.

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milkman_dan 2 years, 5 months ago

I prefer to call them "Sigmoid trophies." I'm thinking anything unbroken over 20" qualifies. Thanks for asking. You're welcome.

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profound 2 years, 5 months ago

Linda Lovelace would just be warming up at 7.5

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cAPEable 2 years, 5 months ago

Championship banana eating.

These rubes seem to think 7.5 in a minute is some sort of record. Whatever, dudes.

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=world+record+banana+eating&mid=2C5F9B2A0EF31229F5972C5F9B2A0EF31229F597&view=detail&FORM=VIRE3

Pro tip - Peel them from the non-stem end; it's much more efficient.

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

Yup. My longest shots were at prairie dogs in '72/ '73 hitting about 70% out to 400yds. Locally my best shot a deer was paced off at 325yds with my .308 Rem 700. I held about three inches over her back and when she stopped I took her right lung and heart. She stepped one step forward then end over endededed.

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FlintlockRifle 2 years, 5 months ago

Roe, you got the Brit sniper before I was even up this morning, what a shot this soldier is, just can't imagine,my old M1 was doing goog at 125 yards

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

Damn . . . automatics for me from now on . . .

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The_Original_Bob 2 years, 5 months ago

""Next time I tried it I blew the tranny"" Roed

The next time? I am shocked to hear there was a first time. My opinion of Roed has been altered.

"To me there's something gross yet fascinating about them. " Deja

I can't look at Lizard Man for more than two seconds.

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Deja Coffin 2 years, 5 months ago

As a woman with regular length fingernails, no tattoos, and her ears pierced just once I really like all the body mortification records. To me there's something gross yet fascinating about them.

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riverdrifter 2 years, 5 months ago

Highest wind gust ever recorded (so far) today: 32 mph @ 0933 and still coming up. The rut may be at the peak but I bet the deer hunters are out of their tree stands by now.

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

Regis Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a television camera.

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

Well I know who she isn't . . I think . .

Could explain some of the mood swings though . . .

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My_Life 2 years, 5 months ago

The record of Jesus for number of souls saved.

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autie 2 years, 5 months ago

mindless banter at it's best. we should all clamp it. Or Jed Clampett. Roe, how do you know she isn't a signed on poster? It could be her best little secret.

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CWGOKU 2 years, 5 months ago

You let Mrs. Roe read this?! I thought what was said on the OTS stayed on the OTS! Breaking the guy code Roe. You are on Tranny probation

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BABBOY 2 years, 5 months ago

Wow, this thread did not really go the way one would have thought.

Bunch of Weirdoes.....

(I am kidding by the way)

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

Mrs Roe say it looks like a bunch of seventh graders on here . . maybe eighth. Sure am glad she isn't signed on as a poster . . .

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

Hmmm . . . Well gay doesn't mean what it used to either . . .

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RETICENT_IRREVERENT 2 years, 5 months ago

Roed, I am not sure you really need to share all your proclivities with us...

"Next time I tried it I blew the tranny"

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

Lignum Vitae. 20 times harder than oak.

Does this somehow tie into autie's ED post?

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autie 2 years, 5 months ago

remember those guys that complained so vociferously about us being off topic and stuff like that? They would be real proud today. We have roofing/trannys/bathtubs/beer/non floating materials/non floating people/Turner Gill is a very nice man. Did Gary "photographs well" Pinkel set any records?

May I start you off with a drink before dinner?

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somedude20 2 years, 5 months ago

World records are for wimps! Try competing for a Universe record against the Vogons.

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autie 2 years, 5 months ago

I'm thinkin pretty much old fashion white rolled roofing and a lot of roofing cement.

what is the deal about transvestites anyway? $50 is cheap.

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prospector 2 years, 5 months ago

I have the OTS record for mentioning the Free State Brewery.

"Top of the world Maw!"

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RETICENT_IRREVERENT 2 years, 5 months ago

"Used trannys were $50 at Kaw Motors back then . . ."

I am pretty darn tootin sure that George never pimped a tranny.

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g_rock 2 years, 5 months ago

The teeter totter one just because it whipped Bobby and Cindy's butts.

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rockchalker52 2 years, 5 months ago

"Used trannys were $50 at Kaw Motors back then . . ."

Gee, I dunno.

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autie 2 years, 5 months ago

Speaking of records, so they have all these commercials on the TV for those ED drugs; folks sitting in bathtubs looking at sunsets and what not. The disclaimer says something about if you maintain that condition for over four hours you should call a doctor? Hell no, I'm calling Ripleys believe it or not. Whats up with the bath tubs anyway? wouldn't that be somewhat of an impediment to progress?

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The_Original_Bob 2 years, 5 months ago

"Used trannys were $50 at Kaw Motors back then . . ."

I suspect you can get a tranny for about $50 a hour nowadays from what Ronaldo tells me. He knows some odd folks.

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RETICENT_IRREVERENT 2 years, 5 months ago

That is so bad... I was actually thinking of Lignum Vitae.

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

I left a burn-out mark with my old '50 Plymouth over 1/4 mile long back in '65. Got the right rear spinnin' off the line then rode the brakes to keep it going. The tire got so hot the porta-wall stuck to it. Yeah . . . real proud of that one . . .

Next time I tried it I blew the tranny. Chunks of gears and tranny grease all over the highway. Used trannys were $50 at Kaw Motors back then . . .

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The_Original_Bob 2 years, 5 months ago

Lamest. Riots. Ever. Those Occupy people can't do anything right.

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rockchalker52 2 years, 5 months ago

We tried to set a record in HS by seeing how many guys we could stack in a bathtub. Did it during a pep rally assembly in the gym. Enough of us piled on to make one of the claw feet break & we all came spilling out as the tub put a big dent in the floor.

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labmonkey 2 years, 5 months ago

Most comments on a blog post... too bad it doesn't officially exist.

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RETICENT_IRREVERENT 2 years, 5 months ago

I no longer have a turntable. So I only have world CDs.

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Roland Gunslinger 2 years, 5 months ago

Most rotations hanging from a power drill in one minute.

(copycat behaviour)

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its_just_math 2 years, 5 months ago

"And finally, the whopper on everyone’s mind is the matter of longest sustained flatulence. Of course, it is widely known that Bernard Clemmens of London has a recorded gaseous release that was held for 2 minutes and 43 seconds in front of witnesses. Though this is unsubstantiated by Guinness World Records, bloggers and enthusiasts web-wide maintain the urban legend to be factual and true."

(from a source)

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

Starting on June 20,1970 and finishing on October 5,1974, Dave Kunst walked 14,450 miles crossing four continents and thirteen countries, wearing out 21 pair of shoes, and walking more than 20 million steps.

That there is some impressive walkin'

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

William Coe drove 3,001,276 accident free miles in a commercial truck as of March 14,2009.

That there is some impressive drivin'

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RoeDapple 2 years, 5 months ago

In 2009 Craig Harrison, a sniper in the British Army, fired three consecutive shots using an Accuracy International L115A3 Long Range Rifle chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum taking out two Taliban AND the machine gun they were operating. This from 2.47 kilometers (8120 ft.).

That there is some impressive shootin'

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Ron Holzwarth 2 years, 5 months ago

The world record for the shortest time period between the first eye contact and,,,

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Pitt_Mackeson 2 years, 5 months ago

Turner Gill holds the record for worst play decisions. Nah I take that back that's mean I really do like the guy. One more year!

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Odeo 2 years, 5 months ago

One of my favorites... Am sure it is a world record, somehow. Used to have the whole album - Trumps a record - in two ways - but won't get into that...

Will look into how sang this. I R_A would know...

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riverdrifter 2 years, 5 months ago

Apa Sherpa has summited Mt. Everest a world record 19 times. Amazing. He has gone by a lot of bodies of people who tried to do it just once.

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autie 2 years, 5 months ago

World records aren't real. It's just another way for the man to keep a guy down.

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