Gender Addedums to Guinness Book of World Records


 Women
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 Car Parking:
 The smallest curbside space successfully reversed into by
 a woman was one of 19.36m, equivalent to three standard
 parking spaces, by Mrs. E. Simpkins (GB) driving an
 unmodified Vauxhall Nova Swing on 12th October 1993.
 She started the maneuver at 11:15am in Roper Street,
 Pontefract, and successfully parked within three feet of the
 pavement, 8 hours 14 mins later.  There was slight damage
 to the bumpers and wings of her own and the two adjoining
 cars, as well as shop frontage and two lampposts.
        
 Incorrect Driving:
 The longest journey completed with the handbrake on was
 one of 313 miles from Stranraer to Holyhead, by Dr. Julie
 Thorn (GB), at the wheel of a Saab 900 on 2nd April 1987.
 Dr. Thorn smelled burning two miles into her journey at Aird,
 but pressed on to Holyhead with smoke billowing from the
 rear wheels.  This journey also holds the records for the
 longest completed with the choke fully out and the right
 indicator flashing.
        
 Traffic Light Cosmetics:
 The longest spell spent oblivious to traffic lights whilst
 applying make up was one of 1hr 51min 38sec by Miss J.
 Dobson (GB) at a road junction in the center of Preston on
 the 1st August 1975. Miss Dobson, a piano teacher,
 beautified herself through 212 cycles of the light, creating a
 tailback of irate motorists stretching 28 miles towards the
 Lake District.
        
 Group Toilet Visit:
 The record for the largest group of women to visit a toilet
 simultaneously is held by 147 workers at the dept. of  Social
 Security, Long Benton. At their annual celebration at a
 nightclub in Newcastle upon Tyne on 12th Oct 1994, Mrs.
 Beryl Crabtree (GB) got up to go to the toilet and was
 immediately followed by 146 other female members of the
 party.  Moving en masse, the group entered the toilet at
 9:52pm and after waiting for everyone to finish, emerged
 2hrs 37mins later.
        
        
 Men  :
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 Expletives:
 On 9th June 1996, Mr. Harold Brayson (GB) struck his thumb
 with a stonemason's mallet whilst breaking concrete in his back
 yard in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. He went on to swear for
 14min 7sec without stopping once or repeating a swear word.
 He later attempted to better this feat on BBC TV's Record
 Breakers program by dropping a car battery on his foot.
 It ended in failure when he repeated the word 'bastard' after
 12mins 58secs.
        
 Beer Drinking:
 The greatest amount of beer drunk before going to the lavatory
 was 25.5 litres (45 pints) of assorted weak lagers, by Mr.
 George Wingfield (GB) downed in various pubs in Knutsford,
 Cheshire between 12:15pm and 2:38pm on 22nd December
 1986.
        
 Urinating:
 The longest piss delivered at one continuous scoot was one
 of 36 mins 24secs by Mr George Wingfield (GB) in the doorway
 of a newsagent's shop in Knutsford High Street on 22nd
 December 1986.  Mr Wingfield was arrested and charged with
 a public order offence 17 mins into his record attempt, but
 arresting officers had to wait a further 19mins 24sec before
 taking him back to the station, where he reputedly broke the
 world 'falling downstairs' record.  However, this could not
 be substantiated because there were apparently no witnesses.
        
 Hottest Curry Eaten:
 Many claims are made about the ferocity of curries eaten, but 
 in the main they are difficult to substantiate. The hottest
 verifiable curry eaten was a XXX Hot Chicken Murg Phaal with
 extra chillies consumed by George Wingfield (GB) at the
 Bengal Tiger Restaurant, Knutsford on 23rd December 1986. 
 The curry was reportedly so hot that between kitchen and table
 it spontaneously burst into flames, singing the waiter's
 eyebrows.
        
 Biggest Fart:
 The largest and most catastrophic fart was one dropped by Mr.
 George Wingfield (GB) in the car park of the Dog and Duck,
 Knutsford, on the morning of the 24th December 1986.  Suffering
 from bad guts, Mr. Wingfield gingerly attempted to squeeze one
 out whilst bending to pick up his car keys, but the resulting
 flatulent explosion blew his entire digestive tract out of his
 anus. Attending firemen hosed down his smoking guts for two
 hours before paramedics with breathing apparatus could begin
 the process of pushing them back up.
        
 Holiday Gymnastics:
 The greatest number of press-ups done in front of some girls on
 a beach is 6 by Wayne Fletcher (GB) whilst on holiday in San
 Antonio, Ibiza on 19th August 1988. The girls went off with a
 waiter.
        
 Loudest Car Stereo:
 The Saisho stereo fitted in the Mk 2 Ford Escort belonging to
 Wayne Fletcher (GB) reached a momentary peak noise level of
 312dB whilst waiting at a set of traffic lights next to some girls
 in Stockport, Cheshire on 8th July 1988.  This noise level is
 equivalent to 8 Concordes taking off inside the car.  The girls
 walked off.
        
 Car Customization:
 Judged as a proportion of the overall value of the car, the
 accessories fitted to the Mark 2 Escort of Wayne Fletcher (GB)
 add up to the world's most expensive car customization project
 at 105761%.  Between 8th March 1986 and 22nd September
 1996, Fletcher has spent a grand total of $63,456.99 at the
 Stockport branch of Halfords in attempt to attract girls to his
 vehicle.  His fruitless purchases include a Paddy Hopkirk Full
 Body Styling Kit ($3500),  'Nightrider' style Disco Stop Lights
 ($199), Split 45 Weber Carburettors x4 ($200),  Scorpion Talking
 Alarm, ($500) and a Chromium plated Mock Twin Exhaust Extension
 ($285).  The car is currently valued at $50 to $60.
        
 Longest Wheel Spin:
 The greatest length of time a car has screeched its wheels to
 impress some girls was achieved on 9th July 1988 by Wayne
 Fletcher (GB) in his Mark 2 Escort.  When traffic lights in
 Stockport, Cheshire turned green, Fletcher attempted to pull
 off at such speed that his rear wheels spun for an amazing
 42 secs before the car began to move. Both tires fell to pieces
 and the clutch dropped out twenty yards down the road. The
 girls walked off, laughing.
        
        







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