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   xoxoxoBruce  Thursday Nov 12 12:19 AM

November 12th, 2015: Eating Contests

Worldwide humans have always held contests, from one-on-one to group competitions. American pioneers had few options for group competitions, but eating or drinking contests were always possible. Drinking bouts tended to involve alcohol, and tended to get rowdy, so for community events that was right out. But eating contests have continued with gusto. Watermelon, pie, oysters, hot dogs, whatever was plentiful. Gluttony is good. USA! USA! USA!

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This one captioned, "Nov. 4, 1948 Broadway show girls compete in a hands-free spaghetti-eating contest."


lumberjim  Thursday Nov 12 01:35 AM

I just don't get how people can eat 400+ buffalo wings. That's unpossible.

glatt  Thursday Nov 12 08:44 AM

I like the portions in this one. You can have a contest eating a moderate amount of food. It doesn't have to be a display of gluttony.
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Sundae  Thursday Nov 12 08:53 AM

What you don't realise is that's her 399th.

Diaphone Jim  Thursday Nov 12 12:23 PM

Bangers are easy. Try throwing spaghetti some time.

Gravdigr  Thursday Nov 12 03:20 PM

Originally Posted by Diaphone Jim View Post
Try throwing spaghetti some time.
Done it.

The second lady from the left has the right idea...You ain't doing it right unless you get all over ya.

xoxoxoBruce  Thursday Nov 12 08:31 PM

Yes, but the second from the right looks like she can suck the right size.

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