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Guinness World Records 2012

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Guinness World Records 2012

epa03152713 Romanian model Ema Dumitrescu, aged 17, poses with her champion dress during a successful attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest wedding dress train, in Bucharest, Romania, 20 March 2012. The record breaking wedding dress train measures 2,750 meters. To making the dress and train, organizers used 4,700 meters of taffeta, 5.5 meters of Chantilly lace, 45 meters of lining, 1,857 sewing needles and 150 spool threads; ten people were working for 100 days in total to finish the dress and train. EPA/ROBERT GHEMENT
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Most wine bottles uncorked simultaneously

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World's shortest living man, ever

Nepal's Chandra Bahadur Dangi poses with his certificates after being declared the world's shortest living man and shortest man ever by the Guinness Book of Records at a ceremony in Katmandu, Nepal, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. The 72-year-old man was measured at just 21.5 inches (54.6 centimeters) tall has been declared the shortest person to be recorded by the Guinness World Records snatching the title from Junrey Balawing of the Philippines, who is 23.5 inches (60 centimeters) tall. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Niranjan Shrestha | AP
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Oldest twins

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Most prolific dancing game high scorer

Iowa's Elizabeth Bolinger, AKA Kitty Mc Scratch, dances her way into history, earning her the record as the "Most Prolific Dancing Game High Scorer" with top scores in over 100 songs spanning across 'Just Dance' and 'Dance Central'. She's featured in the Guinness World Records 2012 Gamers Edition out now. Photo Credit: Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records
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Smallest working dog

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Most Christmas lights on a property

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World's shortest woman

The Guinness World Records adjudicator Rob Molloy (R) and Indian doctor K. Sujatha (L) measure the height of Jyoti Amge, the world's shortest living woman, on her 18th birthday in the central Indian city of Nagpur December 16, 2011. Amge was certified by the Guinness World Records as the shortest woman in the world with an average measurement of 24.39 inches (61.95 cm) on Friday. REUTERS/Stringer (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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Largest gathering of people dressed as leprechauns

The largest gathering of people dressed as leprechauns was 262 leprechauns who gathering at Canal Theatre, Dublin as part of The Mooney Show on RTE1 and to celebrate Guinness World Records Day 2011. Photo credit: Maxwell Photography/ Guinness World Records
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Most number of people to fit into a pair of underpants

Participants in their underwear break a world record for the most number of people, 57, to fit into an over-sized pair of underpants measuring 5 meters by 1.5 meters in the Canary Wharf district of London, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011. Thursday marks Guinness World Records Day in which the organization estimates some 20,000 people around the world will attempt to break a wide range of records to showcase their country. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Matt Dunham | AP
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Longest kissing chain

The longest kissing chain was achieved by 351 participants at an event organized by Jiayuan.com (China) in Beijing, China, on 11 November 2011 to celebrate Guinness World Records 2011.
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Longest distance full-body burn without oxygen

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Most arrows caught by hand in two minutes while blindfolded

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Most bottle caps removed with the head

The most bottle caps removed with the head in one minute is 24, achieved by Ahmed Tafzi (Germany) in Hamburg, Germany, on 16 November 2011, in celebration of Guinness World Records Day. Credit: Alexander Pihuliak/Guinness World Records
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Most popping popcorn caught with both hands

The most popping popcorn caught with both hands in one minute is 26 and was achieved by Joe Alexander (Germany) in Hamburg, Germany on 16 November 2011 to celebrate Guinness World Records 2011 Credit: Alexander Pihuliak/Guinness World Records
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Oldest yoga instructor

The oldest yoga teacher is Bernice Mary Bates (USA, b. 30 June 1920) who remains an active yoga teacher at the age of 91 years old, and was presented at the Mainlands Retirement Community Center in Pinellas Park, Florida in November 2011 as part of Guinness World Records Day 2011. Photo Credit: Matt May/Guinness World Records
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Largest Hula Hoop workout

The Largest Hula Hoop workout consisted of 221 students from Longleaf Elementary School (USA) in New Port Richey, Florida on 8 November 2011 as part of Guinness World Records Day 2011. Futher info: The participants danced for 1 minute 44 seconds. Photo Credit: Matt May/Guinness World Records
Matt May
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Largest Soul Train dance

The caption info is: The largest Soul Train dance consisted of 211 participants and was achieved by Berkeley High School students, staff and alumni (all USA), in Berkeley, California, USA, in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2011. Photographer: RC Rivera/Guinness World Records
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Longest chocolate bar

'GWR Day 2011 in Italy with an impressive 15 meters long delicious chocolate bar! Mirco Della Vecchia (Italy) an internationally recognised chocolate master and already record holder for the largest chocolate sculpture and the tallest ice cream has set a new record by making a 15.09 m long and 2.03 m wide chocolate bar. Della Vecchia' record breaking team was formed in this occasion by Mirco Della Vecchia, Renato Zoia and Giuseppe Sartori (all Italy) for an event organised by BF Servizi Gruppo BolognaFiere during the 7th edition of the Cioccoshow fair, in Bologna. The chocolate bar was officially measured by GWR Lucia Sinigagliesi inside the historic Salaborsa library in Bologna main 'Maggiore Square'.
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Largest tea party

Largest cream tea party The largest cream tea party consisted of 334 people and was achieved by The English Cream Tea Company at Parklands Wedding Venue, Quendon in Essex to celebrate Guinness World Records Day 2011. The record attempt raised money for the Alzheimers Society and The Fragile X Society Photo credit: Paul Michael Hughes/ Guinness World Records
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Largest Zumba class

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Multiple record holder

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World's tallest living female dog

That is one tall dog! Nova, the official 2011 entry as the Guiness World Book of Records tallest female dog, towers over a sitting Ann Suplee, her proud owner.
Jeffery R. Werner | IncredibleFeatures.com
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Most steps walked down by a dog facing forwards balancing a glass of water

Sweet Pea Most steps walked up by a dog balancing a glass of water Guinness World Records 2008 Photo Credit: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records Location: Grayslake, Illinois, USA GWR_big_snowflake_stairs_ 0014
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Fastest time to enter a suitcase

Leslie Tipton - Fastest Time To Fit In Suitcase Guinness World Records 2007 Photo Credit: John Wright/Guinness World Records Guinness World Record Breakers - Studio shoot, September 2007
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Most needles inserted into the head

Wei Shengchu - Most needles on the head Guinness World Records 2009 Photo Credit: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records ICET Studios, Milan. 110409 Image Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records www.paulmichaelhughes.com T 07790819111 E pmh@paulmichaelhughes.com
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World's longest career in theater

In this photo taken Nov. 24, 2010, veteran Israeli actress Hanna Maron speaks at an anti-racism gathering organized by a youth movement in Tel Aviv, Israel. Maron has added another title to her resume _ the world's longest career in theater. Guinness World Records spokeswoman Anne-Lise Rouse said Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 that Maron's 83 years on stage qualify as the "longest career as a theatrical actress."(AP Photo/Moti Milrod) ISRAEL OUT
Moti Milrod | AP
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Most popular video of any kind

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber performs during his "Justin Bieber, My World Tour" concert at Sentul International Convention Centre in Bogor, Indonesia West Java province, April 23, 2011. Artists including Justin Bieber, Janet Jackson and Bruno Mars have all held concert in Indonesia recent months, with the Cranberries, Linkin Park and Lady Gaga set to come. All are aiming at Indonesia's young population, the world's fouth-largest , with its rapidly-growing middle class that is able and eager to splash out for tickets. Picture taken April 23, 2011. To match Reuters Life! INDONESIA-CONCERTS/ REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT)
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Largest pizza commercially available

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Most times to pass through a tennis racket

Skye Broberg - Most Times To Pass Through Tennis Racket Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: John Wright/Guinness World Records Location: Rome, Italy
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Highest paid actor in a TV drama

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World’s biggest whoopee cushion

Largest Whoopee Cushion Creator: Steve Mesure Picture Shows: Andrew Magill (left), Callum Magill (back), Katie Avis (right) & Elliot Avis (front) Photo Credit: Mykel Nicolaou/Guinness World Records
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Most live streams for a single event

FILE - In this April 29, 2011 file photo, Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge wave on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after their wedding service at Westminster Abbey in London. Another movie about Prince William and Kate Middleton is debuting on TV. Hallmark's "William & Catherine: A Royal Romance" premieres Aug. 27. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file)
Lefteris Pitarakis | AP
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Most pots thrown in 1 hour by an individual

Mark Byles - Most pots thrown in 1 hour by an individual Guinness World Records 2010 Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records Location: Aylesford, UK
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Heaviest competitive male bodybuilder

Daniele Seccarecci - Heaviest Bodybuilder Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records Location: Rome, Italy
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Fastest bog snorkelling triathlon

Daniel & Natalie Bent (brother & sister) Fastest time to complete the World Bog Snorkelling Triathlon (male & female record holders) Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records Location: Llanwrtyd Wells
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Longest ears on a dog

In this photo taken Oct. 10,2010 showing Harbor, an 8 year old coonhound from Bolder Co. displays his winning ears after winning a Guinness World Record titlefor 2012 for the Dog With The Longest Ears in Bachelor Gulch, Co. (AP Photo/Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records)
Ryan Schude
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Largest violin

Largest Violin Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records Location: Markneukirchen, Germany Pictured: Anton Schlegel, aged 3 Emily Grumbach, aged 5 Left To Right: Udo Kietcschmaun, Klaus Schlegel, Frank Schlegel
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Longest fingernails on a pair of female hands

The Dutchess - Longest Fingernails Guinness World Records 2011 Photo: Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records Location: Paris Vegas Casino, Las Vegas
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Most dogs skipping on the same rope

Most Dogs Skipping on The Same Rope Super Wan Wan Circus Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: Shinsuke Kamioka/Guinness World Records Location: Tokyo, Japan
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Largest collection of penguins

Birgit Berends - Largest Collection Of Penguins Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records Location: Cuxhaven, Germany
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Fastest wedding chapel

Fastest Wedding Chapel Guinness World Records 2010 David Torrence/Guinness World Records Pictured: Darrell Best (Minister) Couple: Brian & Melissa Henze Location: Shelbyville, illinois, USA
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Most piercings on a male

Rolf Buchholz - Most Pierced Man Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records Location: Dortmund, Germany
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Youngest person to fly solo around the world

Barrington Irving - Youngest Person To Fly Solo RTW Guinness World Records 2011 Photo Credit: Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records Location: Miami
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Largest chocolate bar

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 13: Workers and guests at the World’s Finest Chocolate company look at a 12,290 pound chocolate bar they created to set a new Guinness World Record September 13, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The bar, which stands nearly 3 feet high and measures 21 feet long, beat the previous record chocolate bar by more than a ton. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Scott Olson | Getty Images North America
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Longest domestic cat (and longest domestic cat tail)

Stewie - Longest Cat Guinness World Records 2011 Photo Credit: Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records Location: Reno, Nevada Also Pictured: Stewie's Owner Robin Hendrickson
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Largest afro

Aevin Dugas - Largest Afro Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: Chris Granger/Guinness World Records Location: New Orleans, USA
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Longest tongue on a female

Chanel Tapper - Longest Tongue Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records Location: Santa Monica, USA Also Pictured: Friend - Cecilie Trepp
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Largest collection of cows

Denise Tubangui - Largest Collection Of Cows Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records Location: San Jacinto, California, USA
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Longest moustache

Ram Singh Chauhan - Longest Moustache Guinness World Records 2010 Photo Credit: John Wright/Guinness World Records 2010 Location: Rome, Italy
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Largest crocodile in captivity

epa02917332 Salt water crocodile 'Cassius' is pictured in Marineland Melanisia at Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia, 15 September 2011. Cassius was officially declared the 'Worlds Largest Crocodile in Captivity' by the Guinness Book of Records, measuring 5.48 metres and weighs close to a tonne. EPA/BRIAN CASSEY **AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT**
Brian Cassey | AAP
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How did it all start?

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