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There are nice things that lose their sheen if you do them too much. If you’re not careful, they could even turn into world records that nobody wants or needs

LONGEST KISS

58h 35m 58s
Ekkachai and Laksana Tiranarat from Thailand kept their lips pressed together for more than two days in 2013. Our advice: the couple together that long with nothing to say to one another should split up.

LONGEST KARAOKE MARATHON

101h 59m 15s
Italian Leonardo Polverelli warbled a total of 1,295 songs to backing tracks in 2011. That’s four days and nights! Thankfully, nobody was obliged to stick around for all of it.

LONGEST TENNIS MATCH

11h 5m
John Isner and Nicolas Mahut’s 2010 match at Wimbledon was suspended twice due to darkness. Isner won, and was promptly knocked out in the next round.

John Isner and Nicolas Mahut

John Isner (left) and Nicolas Mahut (second from left) after the Wibledon-marathon

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LONGEST TATTOOING SESSION

50h 10m
Dave Fleet tattooed scenes from the life of Christ onto James Llewellyn in 2011. For two days. A crucifixion had never been so aptly rendered.

LONGEST BURP

18.1 seconds
The American Tim Janus secured his place in history by setting a new world record with a burp of 18.1 seconds. The “feat ” was held during a competition organized by the World Burping Federation in New York.

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