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Old 02-25-2008, 06:25 AM   #1
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134 lb burger!!!

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Really hungry? How about 134-pound burger
Michigan eatery will serve it on 50-pound bun with 24 hours' notice


SOUTHGATE, Mich. - A Detroit-area restaurant owner believes he has broken the world record for "largest hamburger commercially available."

After 12 hours of preparation and baking, the 134-pound burger emerged Saturday at Mallie's Sports Bar and Grill.

The "Absolutely Ridiculous Burger," made with beef, bacon and cheese, was delivered on a 50-pound bun, The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press reported. It sells for $350, and orders require 24 hours' notice.
Big Burger!

Gimme a side of wings with that, too!!!

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Old 02-25-2008, 06:50 AM   #2
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Yeah, but that's 134 pounds before cooking...

I don't know if I could eat such a burger. It would feel like someone decapitated Mayor McCheese.
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Old 02-25-2008, 08:53 AM   #3
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That thing needs to be on the menu of one of those competitive eating competitions.
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Old 02-25-2008, 09:08 AM   #4
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That thing needs to be on the menu of one of those competitive eating competitions.
I don't think I could eat more than two of them in a sitting...
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Old 02-25-2008, 10:02 AM   #5
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Nice Starter, where`s the Main course?
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Old 02-25-2008, 11:21 AM   #6
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That would last my son a week. He'd devour burgers everyday if I'd let him lol.
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Old 02-25-2008, 11:23 AM   #7
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Yeah, but that's 134 pounds before cooking...

I don't know if I could eat such a burger. It would feel like someone decapitated Mayor McCheese.
I can see it now, "The Assassination of Mayor McCheese" staring the 134lb hamburger as Mayor McCheese, and the entire 4th grade class as the assassins...
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Old 02-25-2008, 11:43 AM   #8
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I saw that on TV and it looked pretty gross, if you ask me ....
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The second thing for Michiganders to feel proud about these days (Major Kwame Kilpatrick is the other one) LOL
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Old 02-25-2008, 02:02 PM   #10
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I saw that on TV and it looked pretty gross, if you ask me ....
I'm with you Jenny.

How many of those 12 cooking hours did it take to get that burger to an internal 165 degrees?

How many hands did it take to patty that baby into shape? Were they all clean hands?

How long after cooking did it take for the last person to eat from it?

Pass!
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