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« on: 30/10/2007 12:03:37 »
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Holy cow! 103 hamburgers in 8 minutes

 Sun Oct 28, 8:35 PM ET
 

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - A competitive eater who has already triumphed at a famous hot dog eating contest swallowed 103 small hamburgers in 8 minutes Sunday to take home $10,000.
 
Joey Chestnut, 23, of San Jose, Calif., surpassed the previous record of 97 Krystal burgers 2 1/2 inches square held by Japan's Takeru Kobayashi, set at last year's Krystal Square Off.

"We never thought we'd see someone anywhere near, let alone past, the century mark when we started the Krystal Square Off in 2004," said Brad Wahl, vice president of marketing for The Krystal Co.

Chestnut beat 12 other contestants. Kobayashi, who won all previous Krystal Hamburger Eating Championships, didn't compete this year because of lingering jaw pain from having a wisdom tooth extracted in June.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071029/ap_on_fe_st/odd_burger_eating_championship
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Re: Burger King
« Reply #1 on: 31/10/2007 10:24:59 »
I bet he drinks Carling Black Label :)
 

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« Reply #2 on: 31/10/2007 21:53:40 »
I despair at some people
 

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Re: Burger King
« Reply #3 on: 01/11/2007 12:15:47 »
The $10,000 prize money should cover the cost of coronary-artery bypass surgery.
 

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Re: Burger King
« Reply #4 on: 01/11/2007 19:29:16 »
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103 hamburgers in 8 minutes

That is simply gross  [xx(]


You know of course what it looks like, aye?


 

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Re: Burger King
« Reply #5 on: 01/11/2007 19:49:22 »
The $10,000 prize money should cover the cost of coronary-artery bypass surgery.

I fortunately do not have to have this surgery but already owe the doctors more then that , just trying to fix what they thought was this problem or similar! I hit over 10,000 dollars about two months ago.. With a new bill ready for delivery this week! I think your estimate needs revision! LOL!
 

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Re: Burger King
« Reply #6 on: 02/11/2007 14:02:14 »
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103 hamburgers in 8 minutes

That is simply gross  [xx(]

If Mr Chestnut had gobbled 144 burgers that would be gross:)
 

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Re: Burger King
« Reply #7 on: 02/11/2007 15:47:16 »
The $10,000 prize money should cover the cost of coronary-artery bypass surgery.
I think your estimate needs revision! LOL!

If $10,000 is not enough Mr Chestnut could earn some more cash from product endorsements
for Pepto-Bismol, Exlax and Dyno-Rod.  :)

 

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Re: Burger King
« Reply #8 on: 02/11/2007 16:49:36 »
Ha ha....Dyno-rod. ;D
 

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Re: Burger King
« Reply #9 on: 02/11/2007 17:00:03 »
LOL LOL! Iv'e never heard of dyno-rod???
 

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Re: Burger King
« Reply #10 on: 05/11/2007 14:05:53 »
The BBC TV programme Hollywood Science only rated the possibility of eating 50 eggs in an hour,
 as depicted in the movie Cool hand Luke, as 20%.
http://www.open2.net/hollywoodscience/coolhandluke.html

If Mr C can eat 108 burgers in 8 minutes, the 50 eggs in an hour would be a piece of cake,
(although bystanders should be equipped with gas masks).  :)
« Last Edit: 05/11/2007 14:11:20 by RD »
 

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« Reply #11 on: 05/11/2007 16:12:42 »
If Mr C can eat 108 burgers in 8 minutes, the 50 eggs in an hour would be a piece of cake,

I think he would have to add some flour, water, rising agent, etc., for it to be a piece of cake.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 06/11/2007 15:27:18 »
I think he would have to add some flour, water, rising agent, etc., for it to be a piece of cake.

And finish off the meal with a "wafer thin mint" :)
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« Reply #13 on: 06/11/2007 19:14:22 »
Karen, their website might inform you about dyno rod; they specialise in clearing drains etc.


[size=07pt](Thanks bored I took the link to read.. but couldn't leave it in the thread, but thanks..)[/size]
« Last Edit: 07/11/2007 18:56:44 by Karen W. »
 

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« Reply #14 on: 07/11/2007 19:01:47 »
Thanks much! Sounds like they have lots to do clearing those drains!!
« Last Edit: 07/11/2007 19:05:35 by Karen W. »
 

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