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World Records That are Too Much

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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: Any couple together that long with nothing to say to each other 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
Nicolas Mahut and John Isner’s 2010 Wimbledon match spanned three days and was twice suspended for darkness. Isner won—and was promptly knocked out the next round. 

John Isner e Nicolas Mahut

John Isner (left) and Nicolas Mahut (second from left to right ) after their Wimbledon 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 18.1 seconds long. The “feat ” was held during a competition organized by the World Burping Federation in New York.

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