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Old 06-24-2013, 02:09 PM   #11
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Competitive gluttony is definitely not a sport.

Every time I see it done it disgusts me thinking of all the people who are hungry in the world and what a shameful commentary it is on our wasteful and perverted culture.
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Old 06-24-2013, 04:10 PM   #12
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I don't think people who have put themselves in a position to partake in strange doings such as seeing how many blueberry pies they can eat at the state fair, or how many hot dogs they can stuff in their face, should be held accountable for the world's starving anymore than people who take vacations should donate that money instead to the homeless.
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:09 PM   #13
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I see your point Pac, and I didn't mean to suggest that people who stuff themselves should be held accountable for people starving. My simple point is the insensitivity of making a "sport" of gluttony.
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:30 PM   #14
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I agree. I don't mind hearing about the world record for hot dog eating, but it shouldn't make the news and be promoted the way it is.
But that's the world we live in. We are forced to wear safety belts when driving, yet someone can tight rope walk across the Grand Canyon without a safety harness
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:33 PM   #15
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Not as much traffic over the Grand Canyon!
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Old 06-24-2013, 06:01 PM   #16
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Yeah, but what if he lands on an endangered plant?
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Old 06-24-2013, 06:44 PM   #17
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Yeah, but what if he lands on an endangered plant?
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Yeah, but what if he lands on an endangered plant?
He instantly turns into worm food, fertilizer...
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:15 PM   #19
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I am interested in his next stunt from the Chrysler building to the Empire state building in New York City!

Maybe we can get him to do it while eating hot dogs!

I can't even imagine doing these things!

and what about the poor guys that string the cable, amazing!
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