Tuesday, September 4, 2012

  Most People Blowing a Chewing Gum Bubble: Nintendo fans set world record

SEATTLE, WA, USA -- 536 Nintendo fans gathered in Seattle to blow gum bubbles and mark the 20th anniversary of the "Kirby" video game,
setting the new world record for Most People Blowing a Chewing Gum Bubble Simultaneously, according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
most people blowing a chewing gum bubble simultaneously   Photo: Kirby fans gathered together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Kirby to try to break the Guinness World Record for the most people blowing a chewing gum bubble simultaneously, at PAX Prime in Seattle Photo: Kevin Casey/Invision for Nintendo of America/AP Images ( enlarge photo )

  According to Guinness World Records, the previous record was 304 participants, achieved by Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The Guinness world record for the most people opening bottles simultaneously is 4,339 and was achieved by Bavaria Sab Miller Colombia – Maltizz Product Agency Support SSA Publicidad y Mercadeo S.A. (Colombia) at the Simon Bolivar Park, Bogotá, Colombia.

  Participants in the Kirby-themed record attempt were instructed to chew their gum for at least one minute and then blow and hold bubbles for 30 seconds.

  "Kirby is no ordinary character, so it's not a surprise that his fans would go to extraordinary lengths to mark his 20th anniversary," said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales & Marketing.

 "Nintendo is proud to have such a dedicated and enthusiastic following. Between this new world record and the upcoming launch of Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition, it's turning out to be one heck of an anniversary party."

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